Daily Ardmoreite (Ardmore, Okla.), Vol. 27, No. 223, Ed. 1 Sunday, June 27, 1920 Page: 2 of 18
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SUNDAY JUNE 27 1920.
Barrow the-situation down to the real . paramount Issue before the demo-
contender. ; crats. he said declaring hi specMl
Mnocmtlc eandidate comes with : purpose here was to have a 'Urv"
any such showing of pledged strength plank liu-orporated in the platform
as was brought to Chicago by Wood an essential to party victory In No-
Lowdou or Johnson but as ot Vi'ie ikj i vember he declared
the situation nt the opening revolves j The -Wets" were encouraged by n-
uoui a rivalry on Issues r.uher Hun
ji me moment on candidates.
' Wets ('untie t Ravish Democracy"
"Weta." and "drys" today continue.!
J. BRUCE KREMER
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bit. -t uv jr t v .' v.v7;.'
J. Bruce ICremer vice chairman of
the Democratic national committee
will call the national convention to
their pre-convention battles but lef:
the outcome still in doubt.
W. J. Bryan formally opened Ids
fight for a prohibition platform plank.
After liis election by the Nebraska
delegation to the resolutions commit-
tee he made a long and vigorous ad-
dress at a luneneon of the Common
wealth club on prohibition and other
platform questions. He declared tbe
democratic party must be -saved from
tho liquor interests" and predicted
utter rout for the "wets."
Democratic leaders favoring mod:
fieatlon of the Volstead law con
fined efforts to quiet work among
state delegations. Several claimel
large accessions to a wet or at least
damp declarations. Other leaders how.
ever declared the platform would be
E. I. EDWARDS
This is tho man who would give
the people of the United States an
occasional drink of tw0 and three-
quarters per cent beer. Mr. Hryan
entertains the same warm regard for
linn that the devil feels for holy
silent on prohibition and wenj work-
ing toaid that end.
"Me did !er Democracy"
Mr. Bryan asserts there will b i.o
compromise on the prohibition nuta-
tion. He said that while an open fight
might be avoided he would force a
record vote loth of states and dele-
gate if Pne liquor question was
brought up in the convention. It is
THOMAS R. MARSHALL
Hero Is the vlco president of the
United States. Ho comes from Indi-
ana nnd agrees with tho balance of
tho democracy that the republican
ticket in like weak tea neither strong
tier Invigorating. Atr. Marshall If tuv
gcd of having a leaning toward a
.' moist Modification of the Volstead
f t i
f I I
W t 1 (II
ports from southern delegation) that
hopes of the prohibitionists for n
"solid south" for a prohibition LvU-
ration were unfounded. They de.vtiect
that the unit rule could not bj in
voked on all southern delegations anil
that many southerners were r -:idy
to vote against the prohilnlionilss.
Mr. Hrynn told his audience to-
day he sought his pluce on the reso-
lutions committee especially to fight
for h 'dry" plank.
"I'm not sure we're going to have
any fight" he continued "but on the
wet question which probably will come
before the convention every man will
have the t-hnnco to go on record.
We're going to have a roll call and
I want every delegation polled so if
any democrat wants to turn the party
over to tho liquor interests his folks
at home will know it."
Sir. Hrynn said hi' would welcome
n minority report from the resolutions
committee if necessary to bring the
issue squarely before the convention.
Kallles Dead I'.ones
"When we're through." he contin-
ued "the country will know whether
the democratic party will be the chat-
tel property of the brewers cr whether
they'll be out of business never to
raise their black flng. There will be
no dodging the issue no skulking
around as nt Chicago. If the demo-
cratic party Isn't willing to speak out
after the mipreme court has withered
every argument of the wets it ought
Georgia's I'almerites Seated
Audiotrium San Francisco June 2(1.
The democratic national committee
voted today to place the Palmer dele-
gates from Georgia on the temporary
roll of the national convention.
The vote was announced as unani-
mous 49 for Palmer and four not
Committee Working Hard
The democratic national committee
plunged directly into the lieorgia con-
test when it met today. Each faction
was on the ground early holding
conferences and making last minute
plans for the battle. Claik Howell lead-
ing the Palmer group and former
Senator T. W. ILmlwlck. head of the
opposition forces were conspicuous by
James Ardmore Reed
As this contest was being heard
frfonds and opponents of Senator
JjjneS A. ReOil. Whll cl.-ltmiit a int aa
a delegate from the Fifth Missouri
district were also busy lining up their
forces. The national committee plans
to hear the Reed CHse after the Geor-
gia contest was decided.
Although only 28 votes were involv-
ed in the Georgia case the Palmer
WILLIAM J. BRYAN
This is the man who says the demo-
cratic standard bearer must be a
literal Sahara unmoistened save with
grape-Juice kiln-dried and rust-proof.
delegation is composed of 5C men
each with one-half vote. The oppo-
sition known as the "Hoke Smith-Tom
Watson group" brought a delegation
of 32 of whom C4 were district dele
gates with one-half vote each and
eight delegates at large with one-half
On motion of J. Bruce Kremor Mon
tana each side was given 30 minutes
to present Its case. It was agreed that
tne committee go into executive ses-
sion to vole on the contests after I "This is the group of officers" Ad-
the public bearing. I m!ral Decker declared "who have
C'ontfstees Present Claims j
P. II. Dean Gainesville Go. opened !
for the Palmer delegates. Ho explained
mere is r.u state law specilically eov-
ering presidential preferential prima-1
ries and in such absence the rules of I
the democratic state executive commit
tee should prevail.
He said the executive committee unan-
imously agreed that tho national del-
egates Bhould be chosen from among
the friends of tho delegates who re-
ceived the largest county unit vote.
This agreement lie added was known
to all candidates was widely published
and none ot the presidential candi-
dates objected to it before the primary.
At the primary A. Mitchell Palmer
received US voles Thomas Watson 132
nnd Hoke Smith 108. Later Mr. Dean
wdd Watson claimed he was not
bound by the executive committee's
rule and combined with the Smith
forces in naming anti-Palmer dele-
gates. Dean claims that the execu-
tive committee rules under which the
primary was held should prevail.
Opening for tho anti-Palmer group
H. H. Perry of Gainesville spoke on
Clark Howell's long service in the
national committee nnd of the high
regard In which he is held by its
members. Ho spoke of Mr. Howell's
fairness and said he hoped the com-
mittee would not be nwayed by per-
sonal considerations but would con-
sider the caso on its merits.
Mr. Perry argued that the election
of the Smith-Watson delegates was
regular. They were chosen by the
stale convention which he claimed
witfl the parent body. The credentials
of the nntl Palmer men ho said were
inaccurate In Htutlng that these dele-
gates had been elected in pursuance
of the results of the primary. He
pointed out that the credentials of
the Smith-WatHon men were certified
by the chairman of the convention
while the credentials of tho opposition
delegates were certified by the secre-
tary of the xecutiv committee.
"OUT DAMNED SPOT" IS
SIMS NAVAL 'DISCUSSION
Washington June -G The Sims-
Daniels row over the navy's conduct
of the war was revived today with the
publication of a letter from Hear Ad-
miral Denton C. Decker commandant
of the Seventh Naval District Florida
in . which ho charges that Secretary
Daniels in his testimony before the
senate investigating committee' inten.
tionally and deliberately" misrepre-
sented certain acts of Jtiar Admiral
iSims Fullmau and Fiske.
The letter dated June 17 and ad-
dressed to Chairman llal of the com-
mittee was published in the Army
and Navy Hegister a service inugv
Admiral Decker said he also sent
a copy of it to Secretary Daniels.
Admiral Decker formerly was rava?
attache at Madrid but was removed
during the war. Secretary Daniels has
stated that his removal followed rep-
resentations from Ambassador Willara
that he was encroaching on diplomatio
functions in his activities tlVre.
The admiral declared in his letter
that "from my personal knowledge
of Mr. Daniels' character 1 am leu
to believe that whatever Us cited in
his statements to the discredit of the
officers is bo perverted a nil twisted
as to give the actual facts a false
"It is probable and more than like-
ly" Admiral Decker's letter said
"that if these officers had bowed
down and served the gods that Mr.
Daniels worshipped they would to-
day have been fattening on the navy
I us commanders of fleets on active
i duty or in pleasant Jobs In Wash
ington. To me as to other high of-
ficers of the navy It has come that
if we would bow down and do the
wishes of Mr. Daniels we would re-
ceive the rewards thereiur intimations
that come by circuitous and under
handed sneaking ways so that to
one can take hold of them.
"My explanation of the incidents
set forth by Mr. Daniels is based
upon my personal experience with
him. This explanation Is thai '.Mr.
Daniels found these officers would
not follow him to the limit of de-
moralizing and degrading the navy;
! thilt eVt'" though they' honestly de
I slreJ tne rewards and promotions
of their career which all honorable
men reasonably desire they were
not willing to sacrifice their charao
ter .their manhood mid their coun-
try. And as a result Mr. Daniels
determined to break them by the use
Of all the power of his high office
by the use of the power of ridicule
sarcasm and half truth;; that as -i
newspaper man he has learned how
to use to skillfully by the use ot
strength of publicity secured through
his newspaper connections all the
weapons which Prussianisrn used to
destroy its enemies and autocracy
has used through the ages to main-
tain its power.
"In my opinion all credit is dun
to these -men that they have fought
unto the end and upheld the stand-
ard of uprightness loyalty to coun-
try self sacrifice hard work and gen.
tlemanly conduct "attributes that the
Ideal naval officer has always revered.
"I have no desire in this letter to
bring out my personal experiences
with Mr. Daniels but he knows or
them and he knows if he con-
tinues the difference between right
and wrong that ho has been dishon-
est; that lie has been autocratic;
that h0 has abused his power; that he
has done all this for unworthy mo-
tives. '.'In any reorganization of '.he navy
today" Admiral Decker continued "the
navy needs and the best interests
of the country demand that there
shall be placed In the navy department
a naval officer big enough and broad
enough und of sufficient ability to
maintain the standards of the navy
against the encroachments of the civ-
ilian secretaries who seek to make
of the navy a political organization." !
In another letter to Chairman Hale !
also published In the Army and
Navy Register Admiral Decker aw- j
sails Assistant Secretary Roosevelt for j
his reference to a "holier-than-thou" !
group of officers at the navy war
college ut Newport in a recent com-
munication to a member of congress
stood out against the introduction of
politics into the navy and have sae-
rificed themselves fur the good or
the navy and not fattened on it.
"These may be the same officers
who W(re Bcornfully referred to as
'gold laced gentlemen' when on a
previous occasion Mr. Roosevelt sought
to ingratiate himself with the work-
Secretary of the Navy and the man
who cannot possibly please Rear Ad-
miral Sims. H is an administration
man und Jt Is thought probably that
he Is boosting the candidacy of Gov-
ernor Cox of Ohio.
YtQjT y" tvl
COL. JOHN I. MARTIN
Col. John I. Martiu of St. l.otils ser
geant at arms of the Democratic na
tlomil convention u position lie has
held niuny times.
ingmen and the same to whom his
I nitnt'iili.ntifil ..l.nt vt-ritou li.tti.i'd ir1.
ing instructions that they dure not
give in public with regard to thtf la-
"Hut they are not scorned as 'gold
I laced gentlemen' when he meets
j them in rich clubs of Nuw York ana
I Assorting the navy should be so
I organized that all "technical re-
I sponsibility rests upon the shoulders
i of a naval officer. Admiral Decker de-
clared this was no l'russianism but
i common sense. "What is needed" he
j said "is a naval officer big enough
I and broad enough to pull the navy
j out of the slough into Vhich it has
i been thrust and revive the time-
honored feeling of glorying in the
service and sacrifice lhat the country
has always demanded of their navy
and in return for which it has be-
;tuwed honor and respect upon its
Awards Remain I'nehanged
Washington June 20. Kxcept for
the addition of new names practi-
cally no change has been made by the
Knight board in the original list of
I recommendations for award of war
j decorations members of the board
said today. The board was reconvened
by Secretary Daniels more than six
months ago to reconsider its recom-
mendations after the medal awards
controversy between Rear Admiral
Sims and the naval secretary which
resulted in a senate investigation.
The board's second report was sub-
mitted to Mr. Daniels Just before he
left for San Francisco to attend the
democratic national convention and he
has not ytt thoroughly examined it.
When he reconvened the board the
Kcrctary said he would transmit Ihe
second report to the president with-
Members of the board said that
in the new list they had followed
their original recommendations with
regards to officers whose ships were
struck by torpedoes or mines each
case having been decided on its merits.
Of the 10 officers in this group only
six four of whom saved their ship
were recommended for the Distin-
guished Service Modal on the original
Secretary Daniels changed these
awards so ns to give each officer
whose ship was struck a distinguished
service medal. Much of the medals con-
troversy centered about this action by
Although Mr. Daniels added approx-
imately 30 names for award of tho
distinguished service medal and more
than 100 for the navy cross many
of these it was explained today by
members of the board were officers
and enlisted men who engaged in
post-war mine sweeping operations
and whose claim for honors did not
come before the board when the first
list was prepared. Practically all of
these have been added to the second
list it was s'aid to save others whese
records were avallublo for the first
MS'IKl:IOl S HKADIJCSS CORPSK
I'Ol .M) TO I!i: NKOKO WOMAN
St. Joseph Mo. June 26. The body
of the headless woman which wuh
found floating In Lake Contrary
June 10 was Identified today as that
of Mrs." Rernelta Coleman a negress
25 years old of St. Jouepli. The wo-
man's parents said that she had left
their home Juno 10 saying she Was
going lo u private hospital.
Leading Churchman Dead
Philadelphia June 26. The Rev. Dr.
William Henry Roberts for 15 years
state clerk of the Presbyterian gen-
eral assembly died in a hospitul here
today. He was 76 years old.
At the last session cf the assembly
held In this city recently ho appeared
in a rolling chair nnd made an ad-
dress in which he turned his office
over to the moderator and executive
committee. He was afterwards made
state clerk emeritus nnd his salary of
$0000 a year continued.
Kxpenslve lioglis Cheek
Shnwnee Okla. Juno 6. K1I Austin
and Frank Plnkney two negroes were
sentenced to serve four years in tho
penitentiary by Julge Loander G. Pit.
man in the superior court here this
afternoon. The negroes were charged
with antl entered a plea of guilty to
passing a bogus check on the Mo-
Cloud Okla. State National Rank for
$15.35. The sentence amounts to one
year for each $1.91 received.
"Lifer" lom Old Indian Territory
taavcnworili Kam.as June 26.
Charles Reed a lifo term convict in
the federal penitentiary here who es-
caped Thursday wa captured lnte
today near Potter Kansas according
to Information received tonight by
Reed was sentenced from the old
Indian Territory In 1906 for first de-
gree murder. Originally hn was sen-
tenced to be hanged.
IF SI IK ( HAKGKS TOO Mftil
KOIt .Mll.ADVS HAT SUM'S
A PROFIIKKKINO WRETCH
Washington June 26. Women's
hats plain or adorned are necessi-
ties of lif under the meaning of
that term as used in the Lever
act. Howard Figg npeeial nssistant
to the attorney general ruled today.
Mr. Figg's ruling was in reply to
an inquiry from the National Retail
Milliners' Association as to whether
women's hats come within the
range of the act under which tho
department of justice is authorized
to prosecute for profiteering in
SCOUTS RETURN FROM
TEH -DAYS OUTING AT
CAMP TURNER IN THE
Tired and worn out but happy with
Joys well spent forty Doy Scouts re-
turned home yesterday from a ten
days' outing nt Camp Turner the of-
ficial permanent camp of Ardmore
Scouts Turner Falls.
In response to an appeal issued !n
the Ardmorelte Friday Secretary Par-
ron tot the Chamber ot Commerce was
kept busy Saturday morning answer-
ing calls and giving directions to a
large group of citizens who volun-
teered their service to bring the boy
home. And by 10 o'clock the required
number of cars were on the way.
There weiv plenty of cars and -ill
of the boys reached home greatly
appreciative of the kindness extendi
them by the people of the city who
motored to tin- camp for them theri-
: by saving them a long tiresome walk.
While the pleasures of the first
I days were considerably marred by
j continued rains the past week wai
I thoroughly enjoyed by the Scout.
I A great deal of practical scouting
was studied and the boys declare
that the week was the very "finest
In the world."
A number of -visitors were present
during the week and all speak in
highest terms of the management of
the camp and the splendid conduct
of the boys.
With the exception of one boy who
was sent home for disobedience Scout
Kxecutlve Reld who was In personal
charge of the camp throughout the
time stated that this group of boys
is the best all round group it has
been his pleasure to direct.
New Orleans and New
York Cotton Markets
New Orleans June 26. The ten-
dency was lower on the opening of
the cotton market today except on
July but after declines of 4 to 9
points on the new crop months the
market braced up recovered and ad-
vanced to levels 11 to 45 points higher
than the final prices of yesterday.
July at its lowest was still 15 points
over yesterday's close. At the end of
the first hour of trading. July was nt
."G.30. Much of the demand came
from shorts who wanted to cover
over the week enj.
New York. June 26. Tho cotton
market opened at a decline of 6 to 7
points under the continued selling
encouraged by a favorable weather
map and i favorable trade advices.
There was trade buying of July how-
ever as well as considerable selling
for the week end and prices soon
rallied from 35 to 36.10 for July con-
tracts and from 32.85 to 33.13 for
October or about 5 to 15 points net
The world's visible supply of Ameri-
can cotton Is now below last year's
figures according to week end re-
ports but statistical features attracted
little attention in this morning's
New Orleans June 26. Cotton closed
steady 21 up to 15 down net.
High Low Close
July Jj 36.10 30.00 36.06
Oct. 32.91 32.66 32.71
Dec. 31.S7 31.57 S1.C0
Jan. 31.30 31.04 31.04
March 30.7S 30.50 30.50
New York June 26. Cotton closed
High Low Close
July 36.24 35.85 36.20
Oct 33.11 32.85 33.03
Dec. 32.02 31.CS 31.85
Jan. 31.42 31.12 31.25
March 30.89 30.62 20.80
Adrian Mich. Richard A. Wain
adjutant general at the trial of the
Lincoln conspirators died.
RAILWAY TIME TABLE
SANTA FF R.MLWAS f
Train No. C Departs 12:27 a. ro
Train No. IS Departs 11:52 a m.
Train No. 12 Departs 3:05 p. m.
Train No. 5 Departs 3:52 a. m.
Train No. 11 Departs 1:23 p m.
Train No.( 17 Departs 4:43 p. m.
ROCK ISLAND RAILWAY
Train No. 652 Departs.... 7:00 a. m.
Train No. C84 Departs 12:40 p. n-
Train No. C93 Arrives 12:40 p. m
Train No. C51 Arrives 8:00 p. m.
Train No. 700 Departs.... 7:50 a. m.
Train No. 774 Departs... .11:35 a. m.
Train No. 776 Departs.... 4:60 p. m.
Train No. 773 Arrives 7:30 a. m.
Train No. 775 Arrives .10:15 a. m.
Train No. 705 Arrives 7:30 p. m.
OKLA NEW MSX. St TACIFIC
Train No. 1 Departs .....7:00 a m.
Train No. 3 Departs........!!: 30 p. m.
Train No 2 Arrtves......ll:O0 a. w.
frain Ho. i Arrives f.li P. m
'John F. Easley Unanimously Endorsed
For Commissioner of Second Ward;
Engineer Matthews Makes Report on
Pipe Line; Mayor Will Order Test
Resumed When Repairs Are Completed
At a regular meeting of the board
of city commissioners Friday night
after some preliminary matters hnd
been disused of the mayor asked
the unanimous consent of the com-
missioners to present the name of a
man in nomination for commissioner
from Second ward to fill out the unex
plred term of W. S. Fraley recently
resigned and when the liermlssion
was granted placed John V. Knsley
general manager of the Ardmorelte
In nomination which was unanimously
endorsed by the boiird.
Mr. Knsley was not present and
knew nothing of tho mutter and
whether he will accept the place or
not is a question thut so far he has
Regarding K Slrecl Northwest
Nonh Cisco representing a number
of residents on K street northwest
appeared before the board for Infor-
mation regarding paving contracts ex-
isting between the city and the Ard-
more Construction Company. Mr. Cis-
co stated to tho board that the citi-
zens had been informed that the time
limit on the contracts were about to
expire thereby nullifying the bonds
to insure the work and wanted to
know what the city had done or pro-
posed to .do in the premises.
He was Informed by the mayor. In
nc uncertain terms that the time
limit has not expired that the con-
tract Is In full force and effect that
the Ardmore Construction Company
their bondsmen nnd the receiver
have been legally notified to complete
tho work and unless something Is
done at unco a suit against the bonds-
nvn would be Instituted to compel
them to fulfill the contract.
A letter addressed to each of the
parties named above was read by the
clerk which convinced Mr. Cisco and
ether Interested parties present that
proper steps had been taken to safe-
guard the peoples interest and they
Commissioner Wilson presented a
letter to the lioard regarding mainte-
nance contracts on street paving on
G street Stanley and McLish boule-
vards nnd I street southwest. The
matter was referred to the city attor
ney with instructions to look into the
status of the case.
Report of Engineer .Matthews
Tho report if Engineer Matthews
on the Hickory creek pipe line was
read and recommendations noted. In
his report he stated that he began
the tost nceording to Instructions of
the board nnd after a pressure of
59 pounds had been reached the pres-
sure suddenly dropped to 22 pounds
when he ceased and began to look
for the break.
He stated that the break . that
caused the most of the trouble was
found in the first rise north of the
pump house and that two others of
minor importance were found near
The engineer asked for further in-
structions and the mayor said that
unless otherwise ordered by the board
he would instruct the engineer to
continue the test r.s soon as the
breaks are repaired until pipe Is test-
ed to withstand u pressure of 100
pounds. The matter was put to a
vote after tho question was duly
presented. Commissioners Wilson and
Young voting in favor of the test and
Commissioner Carter voting no. f
Many who talked -of the matter
were of the opinion that a test of
100 pounds to the square Inch means
the total destruction of tho pipe line
and will result in a serious loss to
0 Street Paving
The engineers' plans and specifi-
cations for paving C street north-
west were submitted und a resolution
adopted asking for bids was read
'ind filed. The total cost of paving
C street from Broadway to 12th
avenue ns submitted by the engineer
will amount to $78558.70! A resolu-
tion was adopted taking jurisdiction
of 6th avenue northwest which Is
to be proved as soon ns the necessary
preliminary steps can be taken.
Chief of Police Chancellor nomi-
nated J. C. Kemp as night sergeant
at the police station nnd R. P. Short
as policeman both nominations were
The small car Is moderately priced because It is a small
run not because poor materials are used In Its construe.
(Ion. Maintain its efficiency and economy by using Mich
Small size Mlchelins are made of the same quality mate
rials by the same iarefi.1 workmen. In the same modern
factory hat have made Mlchelin Klmj-shaped Tubes aud
other Michelln products famous ""
confirmed by the board and the bonds
t'onliint Bet mmii City and V. S.Joines
The proposed contract between U.
8. Joincs nnd the city ot Ardmore
covering water rights at Hickory
creek wns brought up for hearing
again last night and resulted in Its
being accepted by the city with some
slight modifications suggested by th-3
Tho contract which is perpetual In
Its nature gives t0 tho city the right
to use water from Hickory creek for
the pipe line to erect a dam and
make such other Improvements as
deemed necessary for the purpose of
furnishing un adequate water supply
to tho city.
The contract specifies that the city
shall pay for the water at Ihe rate
of two cents ier thousand gallons
with a maximum und minimum figure
set of 750000 gallons per day. In
other words the city agrees for the
privileges embodied in tho contract
to pay to U. S. Joines the sum of
$15 per day for water rights. The con-
tract specifies that the city may use
as much more water as necessary
without -additional cost.
Commissioner Young was of the
opinion that tho city could not enter
into such a contract and vigorously
opposed Its passage until such time
when it could be more thoroughly
discussed and understood. He Is of
the opinion that the contract was not
a contract nt all but a franchise
lhat should be submitted to a vote of
the people before the city officials
bound the city in any contract that
was perpetual in' its nature.
The question was finally submitted
to a vole with the result that Com-
missioners Wilson and Carter voted
for the contract and Commissioner
Voung against the proposition u ma
jority of the board being in favor of
the contract H was ordered accepted.
Commissioner Young stated that he
expected his next step would be to
institute injunction proceedings against
the fulfillment of the contract and
some lively skirmishing is looked for
before the question is finally settled.
Reports of various departments were
read and passed upon and regular
bills against the city were audited and
smart arrivals in
Sailors flops poke
shapes navy and
The very thing for
$18.50 to $27.50
Let us fit you in a
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