The Indianola Enterprise. (Indianola, Okla.), Vol. 5, No. 26, Ed. 1 Friday, March 19, 1909 Page: 1 of 8
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THE INDIANOLA ENTERPRISE.
VOL. 5 NO. 2«.
INDIANOLA, OKLAHOMA, FRIDAY, MAliCII li , 1909.
WHOLE NO. 22H
OIL ESCAPES BIG FINE
INSTRUCTED VERDICT IN FAM-
OUS $29,000,000 CASt
SUIT COMES ID UN ABRUPT ENDING
Government Attorneys Admit Inabil-
ity to Furnish Evidence Demand-
ed by Court, ana Judge An-
derson Stops Procedure
IMPORTANT TO OKLAHOMA
All Liquor Shipments Must be Plainly
Washington—The penal code which
was revised by the session of congress
just endej, carries with It a provi-
sion that all interstate shipments ol
liquor shall he plainly labeled. The
packages must bear a label showing
what is In the package together with
the full name of the consignee anil
his address. This is a very important
matter to Oklahoma under the pres
cnt prohibition laws. If this law Is
enforced it will afford a plainly mark-
ed trail to the depots of the bootleg-
gers, and enable the officers who want
to enforce the lAw to tell who Is ship
pins In liquor and selling it. All they
will Uav. to do Is to watch (he ex-
press and freight offices and there
they will soon learn if any person Is
Chicago.—The government's famt.us
suit against the Standard Oil com-
pany of Indiana, wherein the defend-
ant company ut one time faced a tine
of $J9.1'40,000 at the hands of Judge
K. M. l.andls. for having accepted re-
bates over the Chicago & Alton, came
to an abrupt ending Judge A. It. An- receiving more liquor than h
derson, before whom the 'case was be expected to consume.
brought alter reversal bv the United
States court of appeals. Instructed the Juvenile Court Bill Ready
jury to find a verdict of "not guilty." Guthrie, Okla.—At last a juvenile
Judge Anderson s decision was not court b"l has passed both houses of
altogether unlooked for when the case legislature and Is up to the gov-
was called Wednesday, he having pre- <rnor. Miss Kate Barnard, commls
vlously announced that the proof re- sioner of charities and corrections,
lief upon in the first trial was tacom- hai1 the bill rescued from the pigeon
petent and It was with an air of hope, hole In the municipal corporation com-
lessness that District Attorney Sims mittee of the house where it was
and his assistants attempted to show peacefully sleeping and through her
the admlssabllity of the Illinois clas- influence the bill was brought before
sificatlon to prove the existence of a
legal rate of 18 cents, a vital point
in the government's contention.
After Assistant District Attorney
the house and passed.
The bill is by Senator Stafford. The
bill applies to all dependent or neg
lected children under the age of 16
Wllkerson had argued for two hours years and to any under the ag" of 8
and In the end admitted that the pros- j years who is found begging, singing
ecution could not furnish the proof or playing any musical instrument on
deemed necessary by the court to se- 'he street or In giving any public en-
cure a verdict of guilty, or a contlnu- tertainment upon the street aiding
ation of the case, Judge Anderson an- a"y person so doing.
nounced his decision.
News From All Over The State
Separate Judicial District.
Governor ll&akHI hs« Htgnrd the
>111 cn-atlng 11 separate Judicial dla-
rlct of Cr« « k and Okfuskee counties.
Robbed While Asleep.
(J \V. Limerick *.is robbed ol
1800 while hhI« *p In his homo laat
FINISH 2ND SESSION
For Sewer and Waterworks Masons to Erect Temple.
Capitol Hill, a xiirbiirli of Oklahoma Mason* of Sapulpa have purchased i Sunday night at Oklahoma City
City, has voted $150,0(10 In bonds for a :,lte 50x140 feet, upon which they
a sewer and waterworks system. will i-ret t one of the handsomest State Library A,,oclition.
■ I lodge ttmplM III the stale
Governor Sign, Bill,.
Gov. Haskell has signed the bills St. Patrick", Day a Holiday.
creating the state penitentiary at The corporation commissioners haw
McAlester and the state reformatory designated St Patricks day a lega
It Granite. hollda In Tulsa Mayor Mitch.'I
and a majority of the commissioners
Oklahoma Has Snowstorm. are of Irish descent
Oklahoma was covered with snow —
.resulting from a storm that has Jonn I, Mayor.
continued all Friday. The moisture When Dr R. I. Jones enters upon
was greatly needed by growing the term lor which he wns nominated
Fear Fruit Damage.
Snow fell at intervals through-
out Friday at Oklahoma City. The
wheat crop will be benefitted but
fears are entertained for the safety
nf fruit, especially practices.
Saturday at H.igo It will have been
tile fourth time he has served this
city as mayor.
Show a Big Increase.
in summing up the freight business
at Hobart at the Frisco station Agent
Bennett notes an Increase In freight
received over the corresponding
month ef last year at lit) per cent
The passenger business also show:
an Increase of 100 per cent.
Judge Joslah (i. />avls, now pre-
siding over the county court of
Creek county, aspires to become the
judge of the newly created district College Appropriations.
composed of Creek and Okmulgee; T,„, |.>K|K|al„r,. hllB Bran,
Mrs QuIkIi^ Ih on the program of
| the Stalo Library Association t<
meet In IJufhrlo May no and 21. She
i from Weatherford
Three Million Gasser.
Wood, McDowell. Jackson and New
nan. all of <>kniulp'e. at a depth ol
n00 feet, have brought In a three mil
1 Ion Kiisser In III! 1214 Just east of
To Deliver Mail.
Cltv mall delivery was ordered oh
abllahed at Stillwater. Okla., effec
live June 1* . There will be three
leit«t carriers, one substitute carrier
iml thirteen mail collection boxes.
Burned to Death.
Helen Hampton, an aged colored
woman, who lived alone in a small
abln In the west part of town, wnv
found dead Motnla> morning, luivlim
■ fallen Into the fireplace aud burned
Left for Holland.
After making some very heavy In- $lflSnft0 f()r „mlnt,.,laI1
vestments in oil properties in Okla 000 for m,w ,>llildln(,H
noma. h. r. \ an Oss. representing a;
great Holland syndicate of financiers,
left for TOe Hague, Holland, his
Scalded to Death.
all appropriations asked for bv th« The 2 vear-old son of John Kroh
Oklahoma \grlcultural and Mecbanl 1 ||v|nB west of Clinton, was scalded
cal College at Stillwater, including i„ death Sundin by falling Into a
Mr. Wllkerson t-ald that the gov-
ernment could proceed no further and
suggested the dismissal of the case.
Attorney John S. Miller, ot counsel
for the oil company, moved that there
b« an instructed verdict of not guilty.
The court so ordered and the jury,
which had been excluded during the
arguments, was called in and charged.
The decision of Judges Grosscup.
Baker and Seaman, of the United
Townships Want to Secede.
McAlester, Okla.—Taking a poll ol
voters In four or five townships on
the eastern edge of this county, citi-
zens are figuring on seceding from
States circuit court of appeals, re- pittsburg county and becoming at-
versing Judge Landis. together with tached t0 Hsskell county. The claim
Spartansburg.—Because he remon
strated with her for whipping her
daughter, Mrs. Frank Shulcr, of HI-
lore, shot her husband In the heart.
He died almost Instantly.
the action of the United State3 su-
to be unable to get bridges or other
preme court In refusing to review the publ)(, imj)rovement3 under the pre8.
decision of the court of appeals, play. I en, condltlon of afrair.,
ed an important part in disposing of
the case. , ge^ Raj|road Hearing Date-
1 Topeka, Kans.—The railroad com
TWO CENT FARE CONFISCATION, niissioners have set March 23 for
hearing the Hutchinson complants
Federal Judge Smith McPherson Held Hgalnst the Santa Fe, claiming dls-
So in Missouri Ca.se | criminations in favor of Wichita. Ul-
Kansas City. Mo.-A notable deci. timately other jobbing towns will be
,, . . , . brought into the case of re-adjustment
sion for rall-oads was handed down
by Judge McPherson, of the United
States district court, in the two cent
fare and maximum Missouri lines.
Oklahoma Prisoners Released
McAlester, Okla.—Seven prisoners.
The railroads contended that the five whites and two negroes, have
rates fixed by the statutes of the been released from the state prison,
state were not remunerative but con-j their term having expired.
liscatory, and that the enforcement I
of 'he statutes be enjoined. The state j Derails 16 Cars
brought proceedings to have them en-! Purcell, Okla.—3ixteen cars were
forced. Elliott W. Major, attorney derailed on the Santa Fe railway be-
general, said: "We won't give up the 'ween Purcell and Wayne, Okla . hut
fight for lower railroad rates in Miss- no one was hurt. The accident was
ouri. I shall take up the case today due t0 a spreading rail.
where Governor Hadley left it off. I
will endeavor to have some action tak-' May Appoint Sandlln as Judge
en'if possible during the present ses-; Guthrie, Okla.—Governor Haskel
lion of the legislature." ' has announced that he will probably
| appoint Joel M. Sandlin as the judge
McGuire May Land Place , °f tho s P"ior court of Logan conn-
Washington, D. C.-It is 8ta,ed'^ "e 'ed^y superior courts bA
here by those well Informed as to thej S SDP J lf> governor.
«xp ctatlons of Speaker Camion, that Wynnewood Bond's Carry
13. S. McGuire of Oklahoma, stands an Wynnewood. Okla.—There were twe
• -cellent chance of getting a place on bond elections here and they carried
tlu ways and meanB committee. It is by a ratio of 3 to 1. By this election
Durant Clean Up Day.
As a result of the Civic l^aguf
work recently taken up b> the Daugh
ters of the Confederacy at Durant,
Mayor Haden has issued a proclaim* | th«
tlon designating Tuesday as Clean-lJp
been taken out in Tulsa. Among the I '*v' b" «■ *«neral
builders is the Missouri. Kansas & Tof streets and
Texas railroad, which has taken out | 5 '
permits for a passenger and freight
and $14.i, | tuh of boiling water which the moth
er had Just placed on the floor prep
aratory to scrubbing.
38 Building Permits.
Since March 1. or within ten days,
thirty-eight building permits have \
Would Join First Class Cities.
Robert M. Hainey of Atoka is in I
The democratic primary is over at
Hobart and Mayor A F. Hooper was
renominated by a small malorlty.
Guthrie to present a petition to Gov. '" 'ht.,Clty where
Haskell asking that a special elec-i,h,' waxod ■>«>"
alation'."" " """" hR" ° "'".osltlci
To Visit Agricultural Schools.
Prof. B. C. IMttuck. denu of agrl
cultural schools for Oklahoma, will
be called to determine whether ,: r
ka will become a city of the . J™*"1 Meld. for City Clerk and
. class. The town has 2,304 pop- ^
Buried the Hatchet.
Owasso, a village In Tulsa county,
long famed because of a bitter feud ......
between two factions bearing the I ne« M?.nd y extended
Duphonious sobriquets of "Perunas " I ,rl L t^rollK.h rth, and east by
and "l.ong Hairs," at last announces i\",.horlt>. of, ,hV "J" of i"«rl
that the warring elements have bu-! pul,.ure t0, 1,11 f^.ls of Im
rled the hatchet and that an Indus- fro"' " agricultural stand
trial boom is pending. A large brick [ P0™"
plant to employ 100 men is to be1 _ ~ '
located there. Primary Elections Invalid.
Gov. Haskell's signature on the
Lightning Kills Fire Horses. j ne ^general election bill invalidate.
Probably as strange a freak of na-J"lan' primary elections already held
tare as was ever played by lightning Oklahoma cities. .New primaries
occurred when three of tiie fire de- Ins i' be held ruesdav, April 6. the
partment horses of Ardmore were '''f,ctlon following on the fourth Tucs-
killed. During the storm the fire- ''av April. After 1909 tiie pri-
men heard an unusual noise among!™ ™ a.re ,0 ',e l'"! tl'lfd
the horses. They hurried down to nesday in March.
investigate and found three of the
horses dead. It Is supposed that a
bolt of lightning entered the build-
ing and struck the chains that were
In fiont of the stalls and that the
horses were standing with their
breasts to the chains as each horse
fell partly out of his stall. The
building was examined by au elec-
triccian, who reported that there
were no wires out of place In the
aullding, and If there was the current
would not be strong enough to do
Keith Oil and Gas Company of
Served in United States Navy.
Herbert Jackson, son or Dr. and
Mrs A. II. Jackson, died at 3 o'clock
Sunday morning at the residence on
Fast Russell street, El Reno, after
i lingering Illness. Some time ago
Herbert enlisted In the United States
Navy, and on account of Illness was
released, coming home three weeks
ago in the last stages of consumption.
Wreck Near Shawnee,
Third Motion of Rock Island fast
freight No HI, westbound, went ofl
Canadian river bridge east ol
Shawnee Monday. Ten loaded cart
went Into tlii' river A dragging
brakcheatn caused derailment. Tin
train men all escaped.
Puzzled Over Election.
Ardmore people are puzzled over
the effect of tiie recent municipal
election law on the election called
for March L'3 Attorneys generally
are of the opinion that the special
election called can not lie held uiitl'
Indian on Trial.
Tom and John Wycllffe, full Moot
Clierokees, charged with the murder
of Deputy United States Marshal (Ill-
strap In a pitched battle in the Spav-
inaw Hills, March II, 190)1, were
placed on trial at Tahlequah Monday.
The jury had not been completed
iVh'Hl court closed.
ION Than $1,500,000 Set A,ide for
Establishment of New In-
Prof. Hryan has been elected vice
president of the Central Normal
School at Edmond and will begin
work at ills new position at once.
Ills place at the Southwestern in
Weatherford will be taken by ex-
Superintendent Glover of tho city
schools of llartlesvllle.
There Is to be a district conven
tlon for the Christian Churches ol
Logan, Payne, Pawnee and Osage
Counties. It will be held In Btlllwa
ter, March ^,ri-^li. The session will be
held In the Christian Church. Prom-
inent speakers from abroad will be
on the program.
Mill and Elevator Burn.
Urattain & Johnson's mill and ele-
vator burned Saturday night at. Pond
Creek This is the third destructive
fire lately to grain Interests of that
, . , - i city. There were about 2',,000 busli-
I/onapah, capital stock $10,000. In- of Krnin ,tl the lmlid|Ilg. inuur.
corporators, C. M and S h. Keith | „nce ?'>00 on the grain and $5,000
of I^enepah, \\. L. Keith of Dela- the plant, which was worth $8,-
ware and J. E. Keith of Coffeyville, poo. There is a mystery as to how
understood McGuire gave up his
chances for the chairmanship of the
Indian Affairs committee in order to
get in line for the ways and means.
Insure Life of President Dreyfuss
New York.—The Pittsburg athletic
the city of Wynnewood secures a $13.-
000 high school, $6,000 city hall, and
$14,000 for water works and lighting
Topeka. Kan.—The total amount ap-
company, owners of the Pittsburg propriated bv the 1909 session of the
baseball club, has just secured from j leg|sIature juit closed „ ,7.002,789.36.
the Equitable Life Assurance Society, „.. . ,
a corporation policy for $100,000 on This is afr,ut ,10n'000 less thai' aP'
the life of President Barney DreyfiiLS. ProPnat(d by tne 190< session. This
The directors decided that the death 'nc'n(5es $83,000 earned by tbe pen-
of Mr. Dreyfuss would entail on them ltfintiary twine plant and turned back
a financial lo«s of the amount for 'nt0 revolving fund. It does not
which he has been Insured. Premiums Include the $200,000 appropriated
will be paid by the club. from the fun<1 allowed by comgress
for a G. A. R. memorial building a'
Tournament a Draw Topeka Two million, four hundred
SL Petersburg—The International seventy-seven thousand, four hundred
chess tournament ended in a draw be- and twenty-five dollars and elghty-
Tween Lasker of Brooklyn and Ru- seven cen,s wero Slven to the state
bensteln. the Lodz expert. They will educational Institutions, and $150,000
divide first and second prizes, and for Pr'vate charity.
Duras and Splelman get third and
Run Down by Ambulance
Chicaco.—A police ambulance hur-
rying to take charge of an attempted
suicide raa down and crushed to
death beneath its wheels an unidenti-
fied woman. The victim, while cross-
ing the street became confused, hesi-
tated aad was lost.
Newark. N. J.—Three men whose
features were concealed by heavy
overcoats and slouch hats, walked
Into the study of Rev. Erasmus An-
sion, pastor of the Polish church of
St. Stanislaus, and opened fire upon
him. Three bullets from their three
revolvers hit the priest, killing him
Graduating Nurses" Club of Okla-
homa City, capital stock $6,000. In-
corporators, I>ela Carr, Edna Hol-
land ana Bertha Ridgeway, all of
State Oil and Gas Company of
Bartlesville, with branch office at
the fire started.
To Remodel Church.
The board of deacons of the First
Baptist Church of Guthrie are con-
sidering plans for remodeling the
church building, making it large
nough to accommodate 1,500 people.
Independence, Kan.; capital stock j The Increase of membership of this
$15,000. Incorporators. W. J. Livings- church Is large, amounting to slxt
ton and A. .T. Callahon of Bartles-'
ville and E. J. Lambert of Independ-
New Hotel for Chickasha.
Chickasha is to have a new five-
story, up to date hotel. The Com-
■nerclal club at its regular meeting
Friday night at the court house ban-
tied a new hotel proposition In a
manner that Indicates a revival boost
e rsplrit among its members.
The club agreed to sell 1.000 tick-
ets to a banquet to be held at the
five new members since January 1,
1909. An up-to-date pipe organ Is to
Initiative and Referendum.
Republicans who would seek a ref
erendum upon the Small bill passed
by the legislature, giving the Gov-
ernor authority to call special elec-
tions on initiated or referred laws,
thereby hoping to suspend operation
of the law, evidently reckoned badly.
The Constitution. In reciting when
laws passed by the Legislature shall
hotel at $10 each, and J. C. Early become effective, says that among the
agreed to do the rest, to the extent laws to go into Immediate effect are
of $150,000. The hotel will be located j those "carrying Into effect provisions
on the ground now occupied by the , relating to the initiative and refer-
Royaln hotel, which is conducted by i-ndum." Should republicans conclude
Mr. Early, and will be five stories to initiate a new election law, or re-
high and 100x100 feet, containing 215 ter the one passed a few days ago,
rooms, seventy-five of which will have a special election could be held un.
bath In connection and a large al- der the authority before quoted.
:ove. It will be equipped with eleva-
tors and all modern conveniences. Making Indian Payments.
The plans and specifications will Spencer Millon, tribal superlntend-
be ready In a few weeks and work ent of the Kiowa, Comanche and
an the structure commenced at an APac^e an<l affiliated tribes, and his
early date ' assistants, have Just completed the
payment of the semi-annual moneys
The opera house proposition wis to the Indians at Fort Sill and Cache,
talked about and will likely be ban- Monday they went to Ralney Moun-
dled in the same manner as tbe ho- ilaln- thence Anadarko, where the
First National Bank Sold.
The First National Bank of Fort
Gibson, Frank J. Boudinot president
and J. L. Pyle cashier, has been sold
to I. K. Nakldem of Fort Smith und
("yltle Kagey of Fort Gibson, who will
make it a State bank with Kagey as
cashier. J. L. I'yle, the retiring cash-
ier, established the first bank ill Ft.
Gibson, lie will take a rest for u
while and then engage In the bank-
ing business in some other town.
Another Oil Well.
8. F. Bucher of Bartlesville Is in
town this week In the oil Interests.
He is interested in the well to be
drilled in the bayou east of town,
where a derrick has been erected for
several weeks, and everything Is
ready for the machinery, which Mr.
Butcher says will be put in next
week, and operations commenced at
once. He says that prospects are
very promising aud that the com-
pany expects to strike oil and gas.
District Court Tuesday.
Hon. John Caruthers of Okemah
convened District Court in Holden-
ville Tuesday morning and faced one
of the heaviest dockets since state-
hood. There are nine cases for mur-
der, seven for assault with intent to
kill and eighteen for grand lacreny.
The total number of criminal cases
will reach seventy-five, while the civil
eases following will reach 173. The
term Is set for thirty days, but owing
to a change in this judicial district
it will possibly be continued for a
second thirty days.
Guthrie, Okla The second Okla-
homa legislature adjourned slue die
shortly after midnight Friday after
having been in session sixty-seven
dav and making appropriations ag
gregating nearly $rt.00().nni), of which
amount more than $ 1 ,.">1)0,000 goes
for the establishment of new insti-
tutions, educational. eleemosynary
and penal Among tbe new institu-
tions located are three state normal
schools on the east side of the stale,
i penitentiary, state reformatory and
•date re fort i school, industrial school
lor girls and several others.
The closing session was taken up
largely l>) the adoption of conference
reports and amendments to bills
made by the two houses aud the pas-
sage of a few bills that had already
passed one house.
The Roddle insurance hill was sent
to the governor, the senate finally
accepting tho conference report prt>-
visions, leaving two of tho most Im-
portant house amendments in the
bill, the one which permits assess-
ment Insurance companies (not fra-
ternal I to do business lu the state
and the one striking out the senate
provision prohibiting companies from
writing both participating and non-
Both houses accepted the confer-
ence report on the Putnam good
roads hill, which Is practically the
bill as passed by the senate, which
cuts out the proposition of building
a system of state highways with con-
vict labor, but permits tiie organiza-
tion of local road districts, not more
than eighteen miles squure, for the
building of hard roads under the su-
pervision. of township officers und
with the aid of convict labor.
Both houses accepted the confer-
ence report on the Morris resolution,
which, as Dually passed, submits to
a vote of the people the following
substitute section for section 9, ai-
tide 9. of the constitution, which at
present prohibits the consolidation ot
railroads operating wholly within this
state with railroads Incorporated un-
der the laws of any other state:
"Section 9. If nny railroad com-
pany organized under the laws of
this state shall consolidate by sale
>r otherwise with any railroad com-
pany organized under the laws of
my other state of the United States
'he same shall not become a foreign
corporation, but the courts of this
itate shall have Jurisdiction In ull
matters which may arise as If said
:onsolldutlon had not taken place."
Both houses also adopted the
intendments to the Tlllotson gas bill,
which was withdrawn from the gov-
ernor for correction, nnd th senate
adopted the house amendments to
the Yeager Strain pipe line hill,
which now puts the matter up to
the governor. The senate bill for
pensioning disabled firemen also went
to the governor.
The house accepted the senate
amendments to hills appropriating
$75,000 for a building for the state
normal school at Durant, and passed
the senate bill locating another state
normal school at Ada aud appropri-
The house passed finally the gen-
eral appropriations bill from the sen-
nte raising the total appropriations
from $508,690, as contained in the
senate bill, to $934,570, Inserting $30,-
000 for the governor, to be used In
employing a state enforcement attor-
ney to enforce the prohibitory law,
which was cut out by tho senate;
$100,000 for care of the insane at
Norman, and $156,000 for paying dis-
trict Judges of the state. The house
also passed the senate bill locating
the state school for the feeble-min-
ded at Enid and appropriating a to-
tal of $47,000 for the Institution.
Governor Haskell Friday signed
several bills. Including bills locating
and making appropriations for the
state penitentiary aj McAlester and
the state reformatory at Granite.
tel. as it is thought that B. B.
Bridges would take up a proposition
ot that kind.
payment will be completed. Each
man, woman and child of tbe 3.000
Indians is being paid $62, making
Want Copies of Bill.
The Secretary of State Is besieged
with applications for copies of the
new city election bill approved by-
Governor Haskell Saturday, and
which provides that primary elec-
tions for nominations of party can
didates for city offices ahajl be held
on the third Tuesday In March and
the general election on the first
Tuesday In April. Provision is made
that the 190S election shall be held
on April 6 and the general election
on April 27. Terms of officers begin
the first Monday folowlng election,
except the City Assessor, whose term
begins January 1 following. All terms
are for two years.
Would Discuss Election Law.
Representative Clark of Pawnet
County, who was the republican mi-
nority's candidate for Speaker of tbe
Second Legislature, has written tw
State Chairman Norris of the re-
publican committee, asking him to
call a meeting of the committee at
Enid April I for the purpose of de-
termining the party'B course toward
the recently enacted general law. Tho
law Is looked upon by republican
members of the Legislature as favor-
ing th'i party in control of the state
machinery, hence, they say, disad-
vantageous to their own party. It la
understood that the policy to be
settled at the Enid meeting will also
Include whether a referendum will
be asked upon the bill recently ap-
proved which vests discretion In ti.e
Governor as to whether referred and
Initiated bills shall be disposed ot
at a special or general election: also
whether a referendum will be asked
against the new general election
measure or the Initiation of an en-
tirely new bill. By calling for tbe
referendum both measures can be
placed out ot commission until tb«
next general election; otherwise they
become effective in June.
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