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The Overland Monthly

Vol. L Second Series

July-December, 1907




The OVERLAND MONTHLY CO., Publishers

Offices 773 Market Street, Sah Francisco



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INDEX



.ALDIS DUNBAR
FREMONT OLDER

ALOYSIUS COLL
.ERNESTINE WINCHELL
CLYDE EDWIN TUCK
MARY E. SNYDER

STELLA F. WYNNE

INA COOLBRITH
PIERRE N. BERINGER



ADMONITION.. Verse.

A GLIMPSE OF THE BATTLE

Illustrated with photographs.

A WARNING.. Verse

AN EPISODE OF THE FLOAT LANDS. Story

AUGUST. Verse

A TRIP TO CUERNAVACA ....

Illustrated with photographs.
AN IDYLL OF THE CIRCLE L. Story

Illustrated by W. R. Borough.

ALCATRAZ (A New Poem) ....

A NEW ERA IN THE PHILIPPINES

Illustrated with photographs.
A MEDIEVAL ROMANCE ....

Illustrated with sketch by Alice Resor.
AT THE GOLDEN HORN AND THE GOLDEN GATE CLINTON SCOLLARD

Verse

"BARBIZON" OF CALIFORNIA, THE (III.) .
BUCKAROO JIM.. Story

Illustrated by W. R. DeLappe
CALL OF THE WHISTLE, THE. Story
CANDLE-STARS OF CHRISTMAS TIME, THE Verse
CONFESSIONS OF A STENOGRAPHER

Illustrated with photographs.
CLIMBING FUJI

Illustrated with photographs.

CAMPING OUT IN CALIFORNIA ....

CHRISTENING, THE. Verse

CHRISTMAS STORY, THE. Verse ....
COLLEGE AND THE WORLD ....

Illustrated with photographs.

A BUSINESS MAN'S VIEW OF COLLEGE .

JUST OUT OF COLLEGE ....

WHY I AM GOING TO COLLEGE
COWBOYS ASTRAY. *Story

Illustrated by W. R. Davenport

CALIFORNIA. Verse

DAISY FIELD, THE (Poem)

DEATH VALLEY

DECORATING DEL MONTE HEIGHTS .

Illustrated with photographs.
DEFENDING THE PACIFIC COAST

Illustrated with photographs.
DEATH ON THE MARSHES.. Verse
DIGNITY OF DOLLARS, THE. Essay .
DUMFRIES: THE HAMLET OF ROBERT BURNS

Illustrated with photographs.
DR. TAYLOR SEVENTY YEARS YOUNG
DRAMATICS. The New World of the Play

Illustrated with photographs.

DREAMS OF ARCADY. Verse .....
DOWN AT THE WOMAN'S CLUB.. Verse . .
EUROPEAN HOTELS

Illustrated with photographs.

EL CAMINO REAL. Verse

FORESTER AND HIS WORK, THE (III)
FREED FROM THE DESPOT OF DAGH (III.)

FAME TURNED FLIRT

FIGHTING A FORTY-POUND WEAKFISH (III.).



24
546

118
145
156
182

361

537
463

483
504



JOSEPHINE MILDRED BLANCH 63

HERBERT COOLIDGE 317

JOHN KENNETH TURNER 603

MARY OGDEN VAUGHAN 602

101

ANNIE LAURA MILLER 221

ROCKWELL D. HUNT 236

FLORENCE RICHMOND 610

MARY OGDEN VAUGHAN 586

270

HARRIS WEINSTOCK 270

DENISON HALLEY CLIFT 274

BERTRAM WELLS 278

HERBERT COOLIDGE 285

ALMA MARTIN 509

EMMA PLAYTER SEABURY 80

ALFRED DAVIS 81

WASHINGTON DAVIS 119

ARTHUR H. DUTTON 199

RAYMOND SUMNER BARTLETT 292

JACK LONDON 592

KATHERINE ELWES THOMAS 596

L. B. JEROME 542

JULIAN JOHNSON 379

BEN FIELD 417

"JAC ' LOWELL 482

FRED GILBERT BLAKESLEE 123

M. TINGLE 384

ALLEN H. HODGSON 20

FELIX J. KOCH 41

F. G. MARTIN 49

F. L. HARDING 53



471 U

ffencroh Libntfjr



X D E X.



FRONTISPIECE

FROM TOKIO TO KOBE

Illustrated with photographs.

FRONTISPIECE. Statue of Father Junipero Serra
GIPSIES OF THE SEA. Verse ....

"GRANDMA" VARNER and "TOMMY"

Photograph by F. P. Stevens.

HYPOCRISY. Poem

HIGH PpLITICS IN OHIO

Drawing by R. W. Borough.
HON. EDWARD ROBESON TAYLOR A PERSONAL

APPRECIATION

HOUSE OF SANTA CLAUS, THE. Story
HOW THE RECLAMATION SERVICE IS ROBBING
THE SETTLER . . .

IN SANCTUARY. Poem

IN THE LAIR OF THE BEAR

IN THE CANYON'S DEPTHS. V erse

IN DEL GADDO PLACE. Story ....

Illustrated by Clyde Cooke.
IN NEW SUMMER LANDS ;

Photographs by the author.
IN THE CALCIUM LIGHT.

Delmas Always a Gentleman ....

The New Governor of New Mexico
IN THE CALCIUM LIGHT.

Mr. Hearst as an Employer

Illustrated with Portrait.

IN THE REALM OF BOOKLAND ....
KELLEY OF THE TRANS-MOJAVE

Illustrated with photographs.

LETTERS. Poem

LITTLE MUSKY'S STORY. Story ....

Illustrated by Eloise J. Roorbach.
LOVE'S AWAKING. Verse . . .

MY PLACE. Verse

MONTEREY WAKES UP

MY MYSTERIOUS PATIENT

NEGLECT. Verse

NEW OIL WELLS AT MONTEREY

Illustrated with photographs.

ON SAN GABRIEL'S BANKS . . ...

ON THE HOME TRAIL. Story ....

OVER THE HILLS. Verse . . . . .

OBSCURITY. Verse

OUR SURFMEN

Photographs furnished by S. I. Kimball.

OCTOBER. Verse

ON THE OREGON TRAIL. Story ....

PEDDLERS AND PACK HORSES IN MEXICO (III.)
PATIENCE OF JOB, THE ......

PRESENTING JULY'S ACTRESSES AND ACTORS
PORTRAIT OF FRANCIS J. HENEY

Drawn by R. W. Borough.
PETER PAN. Verse . . . .
"PERSONALLY CONDUCTED" ....

Illustrated by R. E. Snodgrass.
PROTECTED CRUISER MILWAUKEE .
PERILS OF BIG GAME HUNTING . .

Illustrated with photographs.
REBUILDING OF THE BURNED DISTRICT OF SAN

FRANCISCO (III.) ....

REMINISCENCES OF SAN FRANCISCO
REFLECTIONS. Editorial Comment

RESTITUTION. Verse

RUDOLPH SPRECKELS THE GENIUS OF THE

SAN FRANCISCO GRAFT PROSECUTION

Illustrated with Portrait.
RUEF, A JEW UNDER TORTURE ....

Illustrated with Portrait.

SIEGFRIED OF THE CHICORICA RANGE Story
TACOMA FOR AMBITIOUS MEN . .

Illustrated with photographs.

"Railways for Tacoma," by R. F. Radebaugh. "A

roofe, A. R. I. B. A. "What Made Tacoma," by C.

City," by Arnott Woodroofe.



E RAWING BY L. B. HASTE 294

CHARLES LORRIMER 309

396

RAYMOND BARTLETT 168

ELIZABETH A. KELLY 255

SAMUEL G. HOFFENSTEIN 40

WASHINGTON DAVIS 209

PETER ROBERTSON 539

MAY C. RINGWALT 581

L. M. HOLT 510
CHARLES FRANCIS SAUNDERS 76

M. GRIER KIDDER 91

AD. H. GIBSON 144

EDITH KESSLER 170



FELIX J. KOCH



BY ONE OF HIS EMPLOYEES



FELIX J. KOCH

DONALD V. TOBEY
CLARENCE HAWKES

DONALD A. ERASER
MABEL PORTER PITTS
WASHINGTON DAVIS
BETTY PARKER SMITH
W. G. TINCKOM-FERNANDEZ
BURTON WALLACE

H. FELIX CROSS

MAUDE DE COU

HELEN FITZGERALD SANDERS

DONALD B. TOBEY

JOANNA NICHOLLS KYLE



MARION COOK

FRANK H. SWEET

G. F. PAUL

JAMES WILLIAM JACKSON



238



471
473

557

520
139

57
247

328
207
391
513
210
522

19
123
186
259
260



293
367
25
69
85
FRONTISPIECE



W. G. T1NCKOM FERNANDEZ
W. GILMORE EEYMER



188
190



COL. W. S. LANIER



FRONTISPIECE
455



CHARLTON LAWRENCE EDHOLM 56
THE EDITOR 194

337



ARNO DOSCH
"Q.-
ETHEL SHACKELFORD
HENRY PEARSON

City of Homes," by Arnott Wood-
E. Ferguson. "Tacoma A Garden



477

I

514

587
561



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INDEX



.ALDIS DUNBAR
FREMONT OLDER

ALOYSIUS COLL
.ERNESTINE WINCHELL
CLYDE EDWIN TUCK
MARY E. SNYDER

STELLA F. WYNNE

INA COOLBRITH
PIERRE N. BERINGER

MARK TWAIN



ADMONITION.. Verse.

A GLIMPSE OF THE BATTLE

Illustrated with photographs.

A WARNING.. Verse

AN EPISODE OF THE FLOAT LANDS. Story

AUGUST. Verse

A TRIP TO CUERNAVACA ....

Illustrated with photographs.
AN IDYLL OF THE CIRCLE L. Story

Illustrated by W. R. Borough.

ALCATRAZ (A New Poem) ....

A NEW ERA IN THE PHILIPPINES

Illustrated with photographs.
A MEDIEVAL ROMANCE ....

Illustrated with sketch by Alice Resor.

AT THE GOLDEN HORN AND THE GOLDEN GATE CLINTON SCOLLARD

Verse

"BARBIZON" OF CALIFORNIA, THE (III.) .
BUCKAROO JIM.. Story

Illustrated by W. R. DeLappe
CALL OF THE WHISTLE, THE. Story
CANDLE-STARS OF CHRISTMAS TIME, THE Verse
CONFESSIONS OF A STENOGRAPHER

Illustrated with photographs.
CLIMBING FUJI '

Illustrated with photographs.
CAMPING OUT IN CALIFORNIA ....

CHRISTENING, THE. Verse

CHRISTMAS STORY, THE. Verse ....
COLLEGE AND THE WORLD ....

Illustrated with photographs.

A BUSINESS MAN'S VIEW OF COLLEGE .

JUST OUT OF COLLEGE ....

WHY I AM GOING TO COLLEGE
COWBOYS ASTRAY, "story

Illustrated by W. R. Davenport

CALIFORNIA. Verse

DAISY FIELD, THE (Poem)

DEATH VALLEY

DECORATING DEL MONTE HEIGHTS .

Illustrated with photographs.
DEFENDING THE PACIFIC COAST

Illustrated with photographs.
DEATH ON THE MARSHES.. Verse
DIGNITY OF DOLLARS, THE. Essay .
DUMFRIES: THE HAMLET OF ROBERT BURNS

Illustrated with photographs.
DR. TAYLOR SEVENTY YEARS YOUNG
DRAMATICS. The New World of the Play

Illustrated with photographs.
DREAMS OF ARCADY. Verse .
DOWN AT THE WOMAN'S CLUB.. Verse
EUROPEAN HOTELS

Illustrated with photographs.

EL CAMINO REAL. Verse

FORESTER AND HIS WORK, THE (III)
FREED FROM THE DESPOT OF DAGH (III.)

FAME TURNED FLIRT

FIGHTING A FORTY-POUND WEAKFISH (III.).



21
546

118
145
156

182

361

537
463

483
504



JOSEPHINE MILDRED BLANCH 63

HERBERT COOLIDGE 317

JOHN KENNETH TURNER 603

MARY OGDEN VAUGHAN 602

101

ANNIE LAURA MILLER 221

ROCKM r ELL D. HUNT 236

FLORENCE RICHMOND 610

MARY OGDEN VAUGHAN 586

270

HARRIS WEINSTOCK 270

DENISON HALLEY CLIFT 274

BERTRAM WELLS 278

HERBERT COOLIDGE 285

ALMA MARTIN 509

EMMA PLAYTER SEABURY 80

ALFRED DAVIS 81

WASHINGTON DAVIS 119

ARTHUR H. DUTTON 199

RAYMOND SUMNER BARTLETT 292

JACK LONDON 592

KATHERINE ELWES THOMAS 596

L. B. JEROME 542

JULIAN JOHNSON 379

BEN FIELD 417

"JAG' LOWELL 482

FRED GILBERT BLAKESLEE 123

M. TINGLE 384

ALLEN H. HODGSON 20

FELIX J. KOCH 41

F. G. MARTIN 49

F. L. HARDING 53



471 12

JBftncruti Libraqr



X D E X.



FRONTISPIECE

FROM TOKIO TO KOBE

illustrated with photographs.

FRONTISPIECE. Statue of Father Junipero Serra
GIPSIES OF THE SEA. Verse ....

"GRANDMA" VARNER and "TOMMY"
Photograph by F. P. Stevens.

HYPOCRISY. Poem

HIGH PpLITICS IN OHIO

Drawing by R. W. Borough.
HON. EDWARD ROBESON TAYLOR A PERSONAL

APPRECIATION

HOUSE OF SANTA CLAUS, THE. Story
HOW THE RECLAMATION SERVICE IS ROBBING
THE SETTLER . . .

IN SANCTUARY. Poem

IN THE LAIR OF THE BEAR

IN THE CANYON'S DEPTHS. V erse
IN DEL GADDO PLACE. Story ....

Illustrated by Clyde Cooke.

IN NEW SUMMER LANDS ;

Photographs by the author.
IN THE CALCIUM LIGHT.

Delmas Always a Gentleman . . . .
The New Governor of New Mexico
IN THE CALCIUM LIGHT.

Mr. Hearst as an Employer

Illustrated with Portrait.

IN THE REALM OF BOOKLAND ....
KELLEY OF THE TRANS-MOJAVE
Illustrated with photographs.

LETTERS. Poem

LITTLE MUSKY'S STORY. Story ....

Illustrated by Eloise J. Roorbach.
LOVE'S AWAKING. Verse ...

MY PLACE. Verse

MONTEREY WAKES UP

MY MYSTERIOUS PATIENT

NEGLECT. Verse .

NEW OIL WELLS AT MONTEREY

Illustrated with photographs.
ON SAN GABRIEL'S BANKS . . .

ON THE HOME TRAIL. Story ....

OVER THE HILLS. Verse . . . . .

OBSCURITY. Verse

OUR SURFMEN

Photographs furnished by S. I. Kimball.

OCTOBER. Verse

ON THE OREGON TRAIL. Story ....
PEDDLERS AND PACK HORSES IN MEXICO (III.)

PATIENCE OF JOB, THE

PRESENTING JULY'S ACTRESSES AND ACTORS
PORTRAIT OF FRANCIS J. HENEY

Drawn by R. W. Borough.
PETER PAN. Verse . . . .
"PERSONALLY CONDUCTED" ....

Illustrated by R. E. Snodgrass.
PROTECTED CRUISER MILWAUKEE .
PERILS OF BIG GAME HUNTING ....
Illustrated with photographs.

REBUILDING OF THE BURNED DISTRICT OF SAN

FRANCISCO (III.) ....

REMINISCENCES OF SAN FRANCISCO
REFLECTIONS. Editorial Comment

RESTITUTION. Verse

RUDOLPH SPRECKELS THE GENIUS OF THE

SAN FRANCISCO GRAFT PROSECUTION

Illustrated with Portrait.
RUEF, A JEW UNDER TORTURE ....

Illustrated with Portrait.

SIEGFRIED OF THE CHICORICA RANGE Story
TACOMA FOR AMBITIOUS MEN . .

Illustrated with photographs.

"Railways for Tacoma," by R. F. Radebaujh. "A

roofe, A. R. I. B. A. "What Made Tacoma," by C.

City," by Arnott Woodroofe.



E RAWING BY L. B. HASTE
CHARLES LORRIMER



RAYMOND BARTLETT
ELIZABETH A. KELLY

SAMUEL G. HOFFENSTEIN
WASHINGTON DAVIS

PETER ROBERTSON
MAY C. RINGWALT

L. M. HOLT

CHARLES FRANCIS SAUNDERS

M. GRIER KIDDER

AD. H. GIBSON

EDITH KESSLER

. FELIX J. KOCH



BY ONE OF HIS EMPLOYEES



FELIX J. KOCH

DONALD V. TOBEY
CLARENCE HAWKES

DONALD A. FRASER
MABEL PORTER PITTS
WASHINGTON DAVIS
BETTY PARKER SMITH
W. G. TINCKOM-FERNANDEZ
BURTON WALLACE

H. FELIX CROSS

MAUDE DE COLT

HELEN FITZGERALD SANDERS

DONALD B. TOBEY

JOANNA NICHOLLS KYLE



MARION COOK

FRANK H. SWEET

G. F. PAUL

JAMES WILLIAM JACKSON



294
309

396
168
255

40
209

539

581

510

76

91

144

170

238



471

473



557



293
367
25
69
85
FRONTISPIECE



W. G. T1NCKOM FERNANDEZ
W. GILMORE BFJYMER



188
190



COL. W. S. LANIER



FRONTISPIECE
455



CHARLTON LAWRENCE EDHOLM 56

THE EDITOR 194

337



ARNO DOSCH
"Q.-
ETHEL SHACKELFORD
HENRY PEARSON

City of Homes," by Arnott Wood-
E. Ferguson. "Tacoma A Garden



477
I

514



587
561



r x D E x.



THEATRE OF OSCAR WILDE, THE

TANGENT OF A TiFF, THE

THE FIRST ASCENT OF MT. SHUKSAN

Illustrated with photographs.
THE PRINCESS. Verse



THE SKY AND THE SEA AND THE EARTH. Verse S. M. SALYER



ARCHIBALD HKXDERSON
LIZZIE GAINES WILCOXSON
ASAHEL CURTIS

ALPHONSO BENJAMIN BOWERS



THE EXILE. Verse

THE MRS. AND I VISIT PISA

Illustrated with photographs.
TO MT. TAMALPAIS. Verse
THE LOVE OF CHANCE. Story
THE WESTERN CALL. Verse .
THE SUCKERS' SATURDAY NIGHT. Story
THE ROMANCE OF TANKY GULCH. Story
THE PASSING pF THE BUFFALO .

Illustrated with photographs.
THE RED HEADED TWINS OF DOS PALOS.

Illustrated by W. R. Davenport.

THE LAND OF ART, SPORT AND PLEASURE
THE REVENGE OF THE BLUE HORDE. Story

Illustrated by W. R. Davenport

THE ENDING. Story

THE MAN WHp INSPIRED "RAMONA"

Illustrated with photographs.
THE GOLD OF SUN DANCE CANYON

Illustrated by Clyde Cooke
THE SALT OF EARTH

Illustrated by L. B. Haste.
THE BIG BASIN . .

Illustrated by the author.
THE DES MOINES PLAN OF CITY GOVERNMENT

THE NEMESIS. Story

THE ICEBERG'S BIRTH. Verse ....

EDWIN MARKHAM AND HIS ART ....

Illustrated with portraits.
TEN CENTS TO THE FERRY

Illustrated by W. R. Davenport.
THE SANTA BARBARA MISSION ....

Illustrated With drawings and photographs.
THANK GOD FER "CALIFORNY" ....

TO A WILD ROSE. Verse

THE ANGELUS. Verse

Heard at. the Mission Dolores, 1868.
THE PACIFIC COAST AND THE PANAMA CANAL

Illustrated with photographs.

THE POET. Verse

THE VENGEANCE OF THE WILD ....

TO PERCY BYSSHE 'SHELLEY. Verse

THE SHELL MAN

Illustrated with line drawings.

UNLIMITED ELECTRIC POWER ....
UNCLE ABE'S DAY DREAM. Verse

I 'ra wings by R. E. Snodgrass.
UMEKO SAN. Story

Illustrated by R. E. Schad.
"UNTO THE LEAST OF THESE" ....

Illustrated with photographs.
VILLA LIFE ON CAPRI

Illustrated with photographs.

WILD APPLE BLOSSOMS. Poem ....
WITH OVERLAND'S POETS.

"The Muezzin," by James Berry Bensel. "Our Teddy." "To a Pioneer," by Helen

Fitzgerald Sanders. "How Vain is Life," translation by Blanche M. Burbank. "This is

Wisdom," by John Thorpe. "St. Christopher," by Raymond Sumner Bartlett. "I Had

a Dream of Mary" (III.) by Ruth Sterry. "A Melody," by Myrtle Conger.

WEST, THE. Poem C. S. COLEMAN

WORLD'S GREATEST TELESCOPE, THE (III.) FLORENCE CROSBY PARSONS

WIND ON THE SEA. Verse

WAR AND THE COMMODORE ....

Drawings by R. E. Snodgrass.
WHERE THE ORIENT MEETS THE OCCIDENT

Illustrated with photographs.
WHAT THE CATHOLIC CHURCH HAS DONE FOR

SAN FRANCISCO HAMILTON \VKICHT AND

Illustrated with photographs. F. MARION GALLEGHER

WASTED SWEETS. Verse HENRY WALDORF FRANCIS

WHAT THE BOY KNOWS. Verse

"YO NO QUIERO CASAR." Verse . . AGNES M. MANNING



F. W. K.

WALT INGERSOLL

RUTH PRICE

A. E. LONG

MADELINE HUGHES PELTON

CHARLTON L. EDHOLM

ELIZABETH LAMBERT WOOD

JASON J. JONES

Story FRANCES LA PLACE

ARTHUR H. BUTTON
CLARENCE HAWKES

JENNET JOHNSON
LOUIS J. STELLMAXX

C. JUSTIN KENNEDY
ROBERT W. HARTWELL
ELOISE J. ROORBACK

SIDNEY J. DILLON
DON MARK LEMON
CHARLOTTE W. THURSTON
HENRY MEADE BLAND

LEO LEVY
SAMUEL NEWSOM

ALICE D. O. GREENWOOD
FLORENCE SLACK CRAWFORD



JOSEPH R. KNOWLAND

DONALD A. FRAZER
HERBERT ARTHUR STOUT
LANNIE HAYNES MARTIN
AMANDA MATHEWS

Bl'KTOX WALLACE
JAY C. POWERS'

OLIVE DIBERT
KATHERIXK M. NESFIELD



MARGARET ASHMUN



ARTHUR POWELL
HORATIO LANKFORD KING



HAL. JACKSON



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110

544
122
127
131

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138
149
153
157

163

176
178

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329

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350

360

377
395

119

454
186
482

505

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493

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246

371

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470
475




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Rebuilding of the Burned District of San Francisco (111.) 1

Theatre of Oscar Wilde, The Archibald Henderson 9

On San Gabriel's Banks //. Felix Cross 19

Forester and his Work, The (111.) Allen H. Hodgson 20

Admonition (Poem) Aldis Dnnbar 24

Peddlers and Pack Horses in Mexico (111.) . . 0-. F. Paul 25

Wild Apple Blossoms (Poem) Margaret Ashmun 32

Stuff that was in Him, The Ara Shane Curtis 33

Hypocrisy (Poem) Samuel G. Hoffenstein 40

Freed from the Despot of Dagh (111.) . . .Felix J. Koch 41

Fame Turned Flirt F. G. Martin 49

Fighting a Forty-Pound Weakfish (111.) .F. L. Harding 53

Eeminiscences of San Francisco Charlton Lawretue Edholtn 56

Letters (Poem) Donald V. Tobey 57

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