raos) T Susie-" rituni.
, mtwi of niscitKTioy. ' ;
At recent meeting of the citiens of
o Hue .nd King and iceri counties,
ia Virginia, Memorial oo the Might of
Suffrage n adopted. Dr. Higen moved
n amendment to the MemotUl, praying
the Contmtion to reduce the age, at
which the rights of cititenahlp shsll be
"i-..:,.,illinili rvercised, from twenty
one to eighteen yeerKr U?pW of this
novel proposition. "-k;",
. - n. iiiiran matntainea
ir.tu. at eighteen, as no is, -b
from which country lh present rule wss
derived,-? twenty one-"it is wo..
"that rnsn, like every"otner enim
creation, it Influenced in hie growth, me
and dissolution, by the lati
,",! .nd climate in which he is raised.
As you recede from the equinoctial line,
you find :he human race either retarded
i- .-i.r.ied in their erowth, according
ik.ir loeelitv. In the Grecian lilanda,
female, at the age of 9 or 10, and males
at IS or U year, hae acquired all that
maturity necessary ur matrimonial
k.mnti. When rou arrive at the
cold region! of Upland, the sexes do not
manifest similar tleveiopemcoia unm
ages' of -SO and 28 years. The tame
course of observhtion and reasoning which
...i-M fothB of 21 a the natural
Lri.-l of freedom in G. Biitaio, wou'd
nrol.bl hate rtuced it in Virginia at II i
and your memorialists believe, in revising
t h Constitution oo this point, ana in ae
lining when Virginians shall become Iree
. men, that the interest of Commonwealth
would be promoted by taking far our
guide the immutable laws of -nature,
rather than the example of e nation differ
ing from us in climate, habits, laws and
The Doctor's motion was negatived, by
a small majority.
Gentlemen of our craft are very much
puziltd in what delicate terms to gild
Hie pill of dunning, so as to make it op
erative upon the patient, without nauseat
ing bis palate. An Lditor io Western Vir
ginia seems to be much at a loss how to
-address Jumstlfjo hj subscribers upon
this unpleasant occasion. TTe "begins
ilJ..io.ciessing that he " has no preten-
sion losvit or ingenuity so that he "can
Utdlr hope to be attended to when he
r,nM nut nldinlv snd asks for his mo
n.ey." Fortune befriend the fraternity, if
the f wait for the rare qualities of wit and
iftnury, before .they can ask and obtain
rthrase to couch the disagreeable request,
to render it more palatable, or less bitter
to the taste of bis jutronahLP wpyld cer
tainly adopt it but. disguise it or dress it
upas you please, it arnourus at lsi aim
ply to this J'ay ut our money. And" at
many of the-readers of this paper - are
that, in the climate of Virginia, min U es
r- ...... . ... r .i
-EuafiC. lhaOhe Kdnwy he; hss oo knid of
objection to their dressing up the idea in
" thy 'style that miy please theirown tastes,
provided thty-w'tll only Ajr Arm the mo
ney." This eloquent Editor seemVtb
think thut he has two heavy difficulties to
contend wrth ; the one is to earn his mo
ney, and the other is to get it And in
deed, let the honest truth be told, wheth
er " in honied or polihed phrase," is of
little consequence, there is a species of
patrons, from whom it is much more diffi
cult to obtain your dues, than it is to earn
them. Whether such persons "do as
they-would be dona by is another ques
tion. Richmond Comftiier,
The capital of Austria is represented
as at least a century in arresr of Paris in
refinement, intellectual enlistment, and
all the comforts and conveniences of arti
ficial life. The Viennese have neither
l be manly plainness of the English, nor
ibe" if ji" gf Kf of thr-Ff encfc'tliei..ut
described Ttt unlettered, heavy and super
stitious, but cordial, honest, hospitable and
faithful. The nobility of the Austrian
-CourtJa-oLa.Jiighef-jprder thsn that of
sfiy other court in Europe. Amongst the
coui'tiers of Francis are to be found many
high and powerful princes who have sub-tecis-ol
Lichtenstcln, and eighteen or 20 others.
--Betweikib cowt aoiihe city'' there
- .iBeft,4): Jeuert afld tradciwn, fwaj.a.n'
'-3T"hr-Oeiu.i and .Icirnine are rarely
jitrmitted to cross that enchanted circle
which encloses the proud and high-born.
Personal loyalty to the Emperor is a
prevailing trait of the Austrian populace.
This arises from his confess' d nationality
iu entering into the common pleasures bl
hjs people. No si' italioos fall upon his
'.heiJ for any unpopular governmental
' jmeaiiurt'. In this ' howlve alljht, world
doei justice to Francis, for all the world
knows that Prince Meiternhh, with his
lung head, and longer conscience, wields
the destinies of the great Austrian em-,
pire. Francis is individually the richest
aovereign in Europe, although the trea
sury ot bis empire is hardly worth plon
4ertng being 'mistrabjy jaijoverisbed.
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whom we have fathered the loregoing
Information gives h following account i
Ant fork Courier.
The bastions surrounding Vienna ere
! feet in hcleht, ere pierced by ele
ven gates of entrance the most modern
of which, the Bun; Thor.ls massive
and magnificent structure. The chief
residences or the nobility overtook: mete
nistions and the glacis but, although
M...,r iT.ifnrMTranil ind Imnosinff,
went of "unirormlty gives toVhe external
aspect of the city nearly .that of tar lane
Tha e-laeis is. however, I bo nub Ittrac
tion end distinction ol)fhWte)tiM
of e broad belt ot green swsrd, oewiy
olanted, and separating the city from its
IhanUwme, enc, popqioua suouro-.
i f . : ...i i i.
forma Jff reawo oi cverr . iwnM"" -
tervention; for so close "Wfiir'ftf tiumin
habitations as that within ttie alls, un
purified by sub drainings, or by water
otherwise dispensed than through the
public fountains, causes a noisome and in
salubrious atmosphere. The city cod
tains several paved squares of sufficient
extent, but of no architectural beauty.
The basement stories are occupied by
shops, low and mean, es those of the old
quarters in Paris ; and the double case
ments, universal throughout Austria, from
the palace to the cabin, give a tomber and
uninhabited look to the Jacudet of the
Cheafi Education .While we bate been
Jong accustomed to look alone to the East
for the teats of science, we rejoice to see
now rising in the West, public schools
which- bid fair to rival the deservedly cel
ebrated Institutions of the Eastern States,
end for cheapness of expenses far excel
them-" At Cumberland College, in Ken
tucky, the wbole expense of a student's
education, except clothes and books, are
offered at 60 a year ; this Institution
has connected with it, a large and elegant
farm, of about 500 acres, which is culti
vated entirely by the students. They la-
fboi t wo hOurs hne'ach dayinsted of the
There is likewise e College in Ohio,
called Kenyon College, that is offering
great facilities at a verjr cheap rate, in ac-
Suiring the blessing of e good education,
ne hundred and ten feet of the College
stone buitdin? is now nearlv completed.
. I a L .
grammar school, are 860 a year. The
i College students pay &70, and the dtyini
' ty students but 850. Virginian.
Kerorm. -A corresponaeni oi me
United States Telegraph, who signs, AV
OJfite-Serker, remarks, that 't the success
of every man to the honors of office and
Urf.uifcUvM JCHUS Upwii Ilia lalvuut 1.1
virtues, and his good deportment: and
to continue a man in office, because he is
in, would be as wise as to suppose our
ancestors should have cominucdLcolonies
because they were so. Much has been
said orthe injustice of displacing public
agents from office, but experience shows
have upon the
ad minisirauoA of our tffiif s" ty . dealing:
frauds and proSigicy in many, and crea
ting business habits and industry in those
who "take their places. Removals from
6fficrs1outc!l ways-rs ke-place-whn-4he
public good is promoted, and surely a
want of confidence in a clerk is a sufficient
reason for removal ; for how can the pub
lic business be well performed without a
good understanding among its officers.
In the declaration of independence, sanc
tioned by the voice of all freemen as
breathing throughout the pure spirit of
patriotism and natural justice, it recogni
ses " all men by nature equal," and equal
ity embraces the whole, and when a part
of a nation enjoy the emoluments and dis
tinction of offices of gorernment, which
the other part do not participate in, and
who are by nature and talents, and virtues,
their equals, it is a violation of natural
justice, and repugnant to the feelings of
freemen. . .
The Postmaster General removed the
postmaster of the town of Lahcasrer in
this state, and appointed a 'Trierit! of the
late Administration in his place. The
coalition Editors, (resembling young fea
open to catch whatever is presented,) no
sooner heard of . the removal than they
put down one of them as fiunithed, and
the otlTeriswttritef Tbey extolled
the virtues of the martyr, and blackened
dox, and the, tune is changed to the most
TuTsbme" battegy rhrorrtbt new pottmatterl
ride a late Jieutbrky aeportec.
Royal Alliance. A letter from Madrid
of July 9th, say a the Hero, of 80 guns,
lately repaired at Ferrol, and the only
ship of the line now in the ports of Europe
belonging to Spain, Is to be sent to Na
ples in search of the Neapolitan Princess
who is to espouse Ferdintndt A The Mar
quis Santa Crux will be charged wit b this
commission. The King's marriage with
a Neapolitan Princess has pot been deter
mined on without. opposition. The Ap
ostolical party have done every thing in
their power to induce his Majesty to
marry a Sardinian PriuceM.'1
Of the city orvienni, the auuior.irom
'1 com tba IliclmoaJ Enqiuitr.
MU. VAN DUREN.
No Secretary of State, since the foun
tiation of the government to the present
moment, has had the labor lo perform, or
the difficulties to contend with, which Mr.
Van Buren his hid since the present
administration went ioto power. Neither
he nor the President bad ever been plac
ed in a situation previously, in which they
could bive msde themselves familiar who
Ulhepaperib,slonginjc to the Depart
ment fif Stater rrdleaUkiCJbuj!,meM
belonging to our foreign relations, y
How had i been with other Presidents
and . .others, , Secret rie' of Stlte. Oen
VV'as MngloV h hfytfc'tilNrv&frh&lum
men'cad his'p 'ilHcal career with the com.
mencetnent of ail our republican institu
ttanwwhft Ui' trwo up with ell Us con-
f I i rlif 7Hr-4isd otriboJedaioLjfajLB?3i
and been a foiign minuter shotlly after
it went into operation. ,
Mr.Jeffctson wis made President after
being thus drilled in all oyjr foreign affairs,
He, of- course, was familiar with the
business of the Department of State and
rarticularly with our relations abroad,
fe selected Mr. Madison, who had the
advantages of Mr. Jefferson's familiarity
with the State Department and our for
eign affairs. Mr. Madison selected Mr.
Monroe, who had also been a foreign
minister Mr. Monroe, Mr. Adams. The
latter had been a long time a foreign Min
uter and after serving eigh y eara in the
Department of State was mado President
He selected Mr. Clay, to whom he could
impart, at'any.ilrae, his knowledge of the
papers and details of the office. . The
twofirst Presidents bad assisted in laying
the foundation of the Kepubuc ; or course,
they were familiar with its history. The
Jour following Presidents had all aerved lo
the Department of State, and, of course,
were firniliir with the business of that
office, end could render any assistance to
a recently appointed Minister of State,
which bis new situation might demand
The present vsnerated patriot who guides
the helm of our affairs, had not the ad
vantage of familiarity with offices. "His
lofty patriotism- his glorious services
his stern and unwavering honesty, had
verv iustlr made hire to favorite of the
nation, and placed him in the President!!
Independent of these considerations,
JWjlVan Bures has had to fit out more
I r f :T i m- . L - - J .latrta lh.ll
foreign ministers 1n"thestm i me, than
any Secretary of State ever had before
Ha has had ts furnish t or 4 roinuters
with instructions on most Important sub
iftf-ri. If h shall have Droved himself
eaual to the creat occasion, he will have
tested his character, and- fertility in reso
urces, which must place him very bighl
It is understood, that Mr. Van Buren is
strictly confined to his post. -He has just
completed s long' series of Despatches
for Messrs McLane and Rives -and now
is preparing the- Despatches of Messrs.
Preble (for the -Netherlands) sod Van
Ness (for Spain )
vegetabiet recentlf introduced into this
. . . . r ' . i .
country trom r.urope, says e American
Farmer, Isnow successfully cultivated in
rtii-Tn-ftf U.wt k. nUanH n R.:.k
I. !. i-j: r ..j c. - r
ii is lnuigcnous io r ranee mi'.q oivnz-r
land, and is a species of white Beet, cal
led in Frsnce Svritt Chard (pronounrrd j
cara.) it is considered the very best ot
sll spineceoius plants, and is cultivated
for its foot stalks and leaves exclusively,
its roots being fibrous. The stalk of the
leaf is very large, some exceeding two
inches and a half in width, very white and
so tender that when first gathered it will
scarcely support the leaf. The leaf is
pretty large, of a pale green, and also very
tender. It is one of the most beautiful
and luxuriant vegetables, while growing,
that can be imagined. One plant vill
furnish enough for a small family dinner.
The atalks sre eeparsted from the leaf
and prepared and served up in the man
ner of asparagus -the leaves like spinsge.
Courier publishes7 the following, from
which it may be inferred that the East as
well as the West, is about deriving equal!
benefit from the effeCTrof native-gemus,-Fnm
the Aew York Courier and Enquirer.
I have iust been to see Mr. Richard
iyanPjkeJ's "fitrhctual motion," at
Horse's Coffee house, in Park Hbw
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far as to produce a machine, the motion
leHafftf wnlcti the maehi inis made.. Jt
will be seen at once that its power may
may be applied to many valuible ptir
poses. It is truly a great discovery, and
its simplicrty is such that the beholder i
astonished that he had not before discov
ered it himself. There is, indeed there
can be, no deception about it. -:
The. Throne of England..... An infant
nine; years old, Alexandrine Victoria, a
daughter of the Duke of Kent, and a
Princess of Saxe Coburg, is destined for
the Throne of England. The Duke of
Clarence, aged 63, jhe resumptive heir,
bts oo children
liU'lru V.VorA Carolina , The New
Orleans Mercsntile Advertiser, of the 19th
ult.contsins a notice of the Hlitory of
North Carolina, from the earliest period,
by Francois Xsvler Martin, Judge ct the
Supreme Court of Louisiana, a work In 2
vols, recently issued from the press of
that city. The Advertiser speaks In high
terms of approbation of this work ouudge
Martin. The manner is somewhat pecu
liar. That part which relates to'the Re
volutionary History of the State, contains
the arruments and orations of the times,
wTfftrwbWiiaenvf t ed f3r:lufr1
Ing cltuens and by this means the read
er is led on step by step, from the first
dawning, of dtststisiaction at the oppres
sions of ? the mother country - untoVtLe
open declaration, renouncing forever all
alleeiance to the uritua throue. i he
momentouVlefleCtl Hre -known to all of
the-pTteent day, but to tbe.youfuIjejder
it must be interesting, and at the tame
lime instructive, to see faithfully depicted
the numerous causes, some of them tri
vial in themselves, but which as a wbole,
led inevitably to the grandest results.
The authoritef of Judge Martin, may
be presumed to be of the highest charac
ter, from the fact, that owing to his great
familiarity with tlW Archives of North
Carolina, he wss abort 30 years since,
employed" to make e revisal of its laws,
on which occasion, the whole records of
the State were submitted to him, as well
as a variety of other documents and cor
respondence from cabinet papers, of some
gentlemen whose merit had elevate Jtbera
to places of honor in the State.
South Emeries.- Capt. Bosstere, arri
ved at Baltimore from Cbagres, brings in
teresting information from Colombia and
Peru t He states,, that on the 1 1th Aug. a
government vessel arrived at Guayaquil
from Panama, the captain of which came
down bearing dupatchea from Bolivar.
Nothing official bad transpired ; but the
vetbal report of the oflkera and others
was, that Bolivar had just entered Guaya
quil when they sailed -the Peruvian army
having abandoned It some days previous
after destroying or carrying "ofTeVery
thine like ammunition or articles of war.
and were then at I leura. l here hid
been a revolution in Bolivia. General
Gamarra had sent the President of Boli
via, Gen- Lamar, on board a vessel sailing
for Chili, withjrivate orders io shoot him
on the passsge. Gen. Santa Cruz had
been elected President of Bolivia, and had
dissolved the congress, ft was the gen
eral opinion at - Panama, that . there was
much important information suppressed
by the officers and others who arrived in
the vessel at Panama.
" Eartir Coffo.The Augusta Chronicle
mentions the arrival of two wagon loads
of new Cotton, one of which was from the
plantation ol Colonel Dowse, of Burke
county, (Georgia) and was neatly packed
in syuarc bales of domestic bagiMti rope
ind ine. Toe. qua jity it very fine, udjtoatt
9 1-3 ceult had been ouered for it. I he
first arrival of Cotton last seaton was on
the 1 Mb August. Sat. Georgian.
CCPU' Ff eiJe01-f
Lw.i c-,,Wr..c AfBn. nn th. i ath '
UT l B -
Paris nst'r savs, ,4 It seems that the
Mi.n nl 1 7k ()rD )0 nf franca, which has
..!. nK-.... tr !., S.univh Government
fjr thr .onqtigst ul Mexico, would oe pro
duced by a iv-o, to be made Lv ancient
possessors of ths couuiry, who have been
expelled from it.
Cucumber As an evidence of the un
whotesomenesa f cucumbers,' a story is
related of an ostrich exhibited In the eas
tern states, the keeper of which fed him
on brickbats, glass, and other good things
but unluckily one d ty gave him a rucum
ber, and he died of indigestion in 24 hours
The Cincinnati (Ohio) Daily Advertiser
expresses the opinion, irom the various
sccounts which have been published of
the fa voi able state of the crops, that there
will be, at the lowest estiraate ofteTTttillton
more 'barrels of flour, made . in tbey,
States, the present year, than were ever
made in one year before.
NAaKBT IB THSTMUKB.
Wheat is selling at Cleaveland, Ohio,
at 50 cents per bushel, and in the back
towBS at'-37-ls3Ua:th(V ftthef hand, la-
the line of the canal at that place
- 1.;; "nsr-r--jc--j-ii.. ..k ,
rece'nreTrom TS'tOldolhmper nvon4hi
and few (says the paper) to be had. t me
tlrnes I'drlhe' KbliCrrttff'Bwaloand
ages high - RicA, Cwn.,, ,.
..... Ala ft of the-.U..SttUet,-rH c. Tanner of
Philadelphia hat just published bis new
Map, of the United States,-which is pro
nounced to be a splendid production in
point of execution. The Map is also said
to embody more information than any
other work of the kind, a large portion of
which is new matter, obtained with much
labor. 1 ;
The Beaufort (South Carolina) Gazelle,
of the 13th ult. ststes, that'4 a Pelican
was shot at Bay Point last week, measur
ing eight feet across the wings from tip
to tip.. The pouch was found capabje
of holding M rpiarts and a pin' of sand,"
SEPTEMttF.ll !J, IC23.
JOSEFH WILSON, ESQ.
. On Sturlty . evening, the 12th instant, at a
meeting of Mount HoriU Itode, No. Hi, Suteu
ViHe, held by order of tU worriiful Muter, tLo
following resolutions were subuuiud, and Uaui
Imrmilv adopted .
, Ilnthid, That we, the memhf rs of the Lodje,
sincerely and deeply affected by lUa detb w'
our worthy Brother, Jrph ffln, Kfjiiire, aa
SrilnH t hU iwainory and !' worth, ny t .
our bret&reS in J. Oie'warki, u was, aa-a,
. . " ! v a .
tuaa arxl amaton, tjniaoio, ocnevoieni ana ""
kinds in'hiro the 0or and the opprested
knew their friend-acti,' energetic aud jmt.
naica o inw enemies; o wci orucr -gemie-nuiuy,
affable and estiy fn bit tnaoners and ad
dreis, ha wu ttern, independent and uncooi-
promUtnir urtih irnncip'ea r itrv-
BfJuiary ulenU, improved byeuhivat'nm, ht,---
was rapioiy rawing on in inc pimr or -Drntotn
and of fame, when his career wu aaddenly r
rested, and his glory eclipsed by tba shadow of
death. Wa mourn bit lost, for heall in (be full
fruition of bia intellect i we mourn hit !ut, Ur
he wu Ibe prida of hit profraxion, and an honor
to hit CMintryi we mourn bia Iota, fur our
hearts were grappled unto with hooka of it( r
ne wu our menu, our aaaocute, our brother.
The golden vue which held hit-eUterial itkihr
it broken, but the perfume of its contend wil
long gratify, animate and refresh tbe who
once felt the Pwer and virtue of iia Influence,
Rettlvtd, That the members of tbu Lodge
waar the usual badge of mourning for the tpato
of thirty day.
Jitioived, t hat rheae resolutiona be publinhei
in the Western Carolinian and the Yadkin and
RefheJ, That a copy of thee proceeding
be forwarded to the widow and family of tba
deccwed. JAS. THO,lPi$O.N, .Vc'o.
At a meeting of Phalanx ldge, No. 31, hefj"
at th Lodge Kooro in ClHirltitton the 29th of
Aaguat, 1429, the following resolution wu ttntn.
tmouIy adopted t ' - .
Henhed, That the members of tb'w Lodpey
as a token of the high uul diitingiiihed coitid.
eration io which they held Brother JOSEPH
WILSON, deceived, do wear crape on the left
arm for one month.
Trade Jfilminp0n It is stated in tlir
Recorder, that there have arrived in ibe port of
'Wil'mln'jpon, 'lirtMs ttafe; fortheart year, entU -Ing
the 3Ut of August, 1829, 6 Ship, 275
Brigt, 200. 8chooner, loops total 4'J
vetelt. Of these, 12-1 were from foreign port,
280 coastwhe. 1 jmail nurubtf of Mfit, iu
proportion to other clusxs of vessel?, is owing
to the difficulty large vessels experience in p,.i
sing over the bar to get into the harbour. TLe
wntempUt'ed impMV tmenTjr in the tmrW, (
effect which an appro;)ilati m was lat wiuttr
made by CongrewT will render li eay of accm
to the largeat cIush of anipt ; consequently the
trade of the place will begreMiy improved, and.
a a?odly ppup.M-tou of the peojfi cr . th.
be much benefitted tlicrbj.
TLe Mutni and .1 uti Mat am, ".n the Wester;.
purt of New -York, arc trying which can c-Zi
the other the KurJttt nsmri. ,t the celebra;i',
of St. John's day, a masen jjic the following'
tft'sfac May they .be .lathered wiitc
Cre and brimstone, am! kliaved w'rha streak Ct
lightning !H ,
.ft.it -it- n lli'iKia ralltr mftri. mr-ir.il fttir.
bf 1JshereJ WltTi W 8Bd ""
'aaadww" because Ue l.irntninc wouiadoits
Ias1ntisin hwryt-while ihtLaad raw ' ipeu
tion would be rather tedium, as well as ur.cc-t.
Hard Fufe. The town of Tusjumbia, (or l
,Spring) in Alabama, is of about 7 or 8 ytv$
growth. Somewhat more than six years since,
a Newspaper w as established there ; Inch sunt,
died for want of nuumlmetU that is, ht die
w ant of a uflicicncv ot subscriber?, job wort
and advertweineiita, and particularly for t lie
want of punctuality in payments. Since then.
rijtt other paper in that ill-omened town Imt
gone the melancholy way f their predecfus'
Why w ill Printers besortcklcrtof their inter v.
as to adventure where there ia no reasonable
probability of eacaping a w reck of fortune au
perhaps of famr, too
The Prttident't Ifralth. A correspondent iA
h timore Republics und?r date of 1st ht
remark?, in relation to the health of the I'rt'-
dent: The Ires.dent arrived a fcw hour's agi'
in the Potomac i and I rejoice to add that he i
io tlio bf at hcailiL-andapirits. lmleed 1 have
beard th&t he is declared to be better at the
present moment than be has been for the last
ten yean. This fact will be a damper to the
faction, but a-aignal futisj .UtL) aniong the trite
republicans, wfc may still look forward to i'fM
rui'tible Patriot." C '
jastoffke,aX UCHS?Jj,,ta'c f Delawair.
ha been -detected U embeMbng nioiiey frS''
letters passing through t!ie oH-e. Upwards ti
600 dollars were thus stolen by him.
74nrr ...Col. CrocUeft'e msjonfy r
Congress is upwards of 2,000 votes. Tjie vote
in the diatrict atood as follows : Crockett S.5B1,
Alexander 4,360, fttet 132, Clark 9!
Henry L. Tinckneyj Esq. editor of the Charles
ton Mercury, has been elected Intendant c
that city, by a majority of tothething more than
100 votes over Thot. S. (HtiVe, Esn a senat.
in the IrgislaVarfr.
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