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PLACES OF INTEREST IN PHILADEL- for strangers on application to the librarian, ex-
PHIA TO WHICH VISITORS ARE cept during months of July and August,

Masonic Hall, Chestnut st. between Seventh

and Eighth, north side. Open to visitors on Mon-
Academy of Natural Sciences, N. W. cor. days between 10 A.M. and 4 P.M.
Broad and Sansom. Open to visitors on Tucs. Mint, United States, N.W. cor. Chestnut and
Uays and Fridays; price of admission, 10 cents. Juniper sis. Open to visitors free on all days

Arsenal, United States, near Bridesburg. Daily but Saturday and Sunday between 9 and 12 A.11. on application.

Morgue, cor. Delaware av.and Noble st. Arsenal, United States, Gray's Ferry road near

Navy Yard, United States, Front st. below Washington avenue. Daily on weck-days on Washington. Open to visitors, upon application application.

to the officer of the day, daily between 9 A.M. Almshouse, Blockley, West Philadelphia. and s P.M. Daily on weck-days on application.

Park, Fairmount, containing 2991 acres, extendAsylum, United States Naval, Gray's Ferry ing from Fairmount along the Schuylkill and road bel. South st. Daily on week-days on appli- Wissahickon to Chestnut Hill on the east side cation,

of the Schuylkill, and from the Wire Bridge to a Blind, Pennsylvania Institution for the Instruc- point opposite Manayunk on the west side of tion of, N. W.cor. Twentieth and Race. Concert the Schuylkill. Open to visitors at all times. by the pupils and general admission to the buildings

Other Parks and Squares designed for public every Wednesday afternoon; admission 15 cents.

use.-Hunting Park, York road, Nicetown lane. Carpenters' Hall, place of meeting of the first Squares.-Washington, S.W. cor. Sixth and WalCongress, Carpenters' court, Chestnut st. between nut.-- Franklin, N.W. cor. Sixth and Race sis.Third and fourth. Open for visitors on week- | Logan, N.W. cor. Race and Eighteenth ses.days between 10 A.M. and 5 P.M.

Rittenhouse, S.W. cor. Walnut and Eighteenth. Custom-house and Sub-treasury, Chestnut st., -Independence, adjoining the State Housesouth side, between Fourth and Fifth. Daily be Jefferson, S.W. cor. Third st. and Washington tween 9 A.M, and 3 P.M. Correction, House of, junction of Pennepack st. - Parade Ground, N.W. of County Prison.

av.-Norris, cor. Susquehanna av, and Hancock Creek and Delaware River, Admission on week

Prisons.-County or Moyamensing, Passyunk days on application.

road below Tenth st. Permits for visitors are to Deaf and Dumb, Pennsylvania Institution, be had of the inspectors. N.W.cor. Broad and Pine. Daily on application

Eastern Penitentiary, N. side of Coates st. W. except Sundays; tickets can be procured at the of Twentieth. Tickets for admission daily, except Public Ledger office.

Sunday, are to be had at the Ledger office. Design, School of, for Women, S.W. cor. Merrick and Filbert. Admission on week-days be- ments.

House of Refuge, white and colored depart

Admission every afternoon except Saturbetween 10 and 3 o'clock on application.

day or Sunday. Tickets may be had at ibe lubExchange, Merchants’, N.E. cor. Third and lic Ledger office. Walnut. Open daily.

The Public Ledger building, composing and Exchange, Cominercial, Second above Walnut. press-rooms, S.W. cor. Sixth and Chestnut, are Open to sirangers when introduced by members,

always open to the inspection of strangers and Gas Works, City, on the Schuylkill near Point visitors; over 110,000 persons were shuwn through Breeze ; old city, Market and I wenty-third st. ; this establishment last year. Spring Garden, Morris st. near Fairmount. Open The great Publishing and Boukselling House on weck-days on application to the superintend-of J. B. Lippincott & Co., Nos. 715 & 717 Mar

ket st., open on application to strangers who may Girard College, Girard avenue west of Ridge. wish to examine the facilities of that immense ts. Open daily on week-days. Clergy men are not ad. tablishment. mitted in consequence of special directions in State-House or Independence Hall, Chestnut Stephen Girard's will; other visitors may pro- st. between Fifth and Sixth. Open on week-days cure tickets at the Public Ledger office.

between 9 A.M, and 5 P.M. Hospitals.- Pennsylvania, Eighth below Spruce. State-House Stecple. Tickets to be had of the Visitors admitted on all days (except Saturdays superintendent at Independence Hall. and Sundays) between 10 A.M. and 5 P.M.

United States Naval Station, League Island, For the Insane, Male and Female Departments, Admission, by application to the officer of the day, between West Chester and Haverford roads, West daily between 9 A.M. and 5 P.M. Philadelphia. Visitors admitted on all days (ex- Union League House, S. W. cor. Broad and cept Saturdays and Sundays) between 10 A.M. and Sansom. Admission only to strangers in the city 5 P.M

upon introduction by a member. Wills, for the blind, Race st., south side, bc- Wagner Free Institute of Science, Seventeenth tween Eighteenth and Nineteenth. Open on and Montgomery sis.

Museums and cabinets week-days to visitors on application.

open to visitors on week-days. Municipal, for contagious diseases, cor. of Hart Water-works.-Fairmount, in Park, east side of lane and Lamb Tavern road. Permits to visit Schuylkill River, north of Morris st. -Schuylki!! may be had at the office of the Board of Health. (formerly Spring Garden), east side of Schuylk ill

Libraries.-Philadelphia and Loganian, S. E. River, Fairmount Park near Girard avenue.cor. Fifth and Library. Open to visitors between Belmont or West Philadelphia, Fairmount Park, 10 A.M. and 5 P.M.

west side of Schuylkill River near Reading RailMercantile, Tenth above Chestnut. Open daily road Bridge.-Delaware or Kensington, east side for strangers.

of Delaware River, near Gunners Run.-Rox. Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Spruce st. borough, east side of Schuylkill above. Manabetween Eighth and Ninth. Open on week-days yunk. All these are open in daytime to visitors.


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United States..
Ulysses S. Grant ......... President..


Univ. Tole'n. Brazil Dom Pedro II...... ... ... Emperor.


Catholic. Argentine Confederation.... Dom. F. Sarmiento..... ' President.....


Lorenzo Battle..... President..

240,965 i Cathulic.
M. Rivorola............... President....


Catholic.. Bolivia

A. Morales......


1,987,352 Catholic. Chili

F. Errazuris..


1,558,319 Catholic. Costa Rica. J. M. Guardia.. President....


Gabriel Garcia Moreno. President....


Catholic. Guatemala



600,000 Catholic. Honduras...




Catholic. Mexico.....

Lerdo de Tejada.

President.... 7,665,420 Catholic.
Eustorgia Salgar..... President....

2,223,837 Catholic.
Vincente Cuadra....... President...

235,000 Catholic, Peru Manuel Prado........ President....

2,500,000 Catholic. San Salvador. St. J. Gonzales.......... President...

280,0co Catholic Venezuela Guzman Blanco... President...


Catholic. Hayti

Nissage Saget.....

President...... 560,000 Catholic.
Buenventura Baez......... Provis, Pres.


Tamaso .....
Indian King..

1,605 Pagan. Great Britain.

Victoria I......



Proe. Epis, France Louis Adolphe Thiers.. Provis. Pres...


Catholic. Russia..

Alexander II....


75,148.690 | Greek Church. Austria

Francis Joseph I......... Emperor..... 35,019,058 Catholic. Sweden and Norway.

Oscar II....


5,224,287 Lutheran. Denmark

Christian IX.


2,677,278 Lutheran. Holland

William III...



Reformed, Belgium

Leopold II...


4,671,187 Lutheran. Germany.

William I...

Emperor Prussia

William I......


23,580,701 Evangelical. Waldeck and Pyrmont... George....


59,143. Evangelical. Saxony




Lutheran. Mecklenburg-Schwerin... Fred. Francis

Grand Duke.


Lutheran. Mecklenburg-Strelitz Fred. William.

Grand Duke...... 98,255 Lutheran, Saxe-Weimar-Eizenach... Charles Alexander. Duke

280,201 Lutheran. Oldenburg

Grand Duke......


Lutheran. Brunswick & Lunenburg.. William


293,388 Lutheran. Saxe-Meinengen & Hild. burghausen.. George


178,665 Lutheran. Anhalt



193,046 Evangelical. Saxe-Altenburg



141,839 Lutheran. Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.... Ernest II.....



Lutheran. Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt. George....



Lutheran, Schwarzburg-Sondersh'n Gunther.


66,189 Lutheran. Reuss-Elder Line....... Henry XXII..



Lutheran. Reuss-Younger Line..... Henry XIV.


Lutheran. Lippe-Schaumburg. Adolphus.


31,382 Evangelical, Lippe-Detmold.



111,336 Reformed. Lubeck-Free City. .....Th. Behn....

Burgomaster...... 50,614 Prot. & Cath. Bremen-Free City. 0. Gildemeister... Burgomaster...... 104,091

Prot. & Cath. Hamburg-Free City G. H. Kirchenpauer... Burgomaster...... 298,324 Prot. & Cath. Upper-Hesse-Darmstadt. Louis III.

Grand Duke.......


John II.


Catholic. Baden


Grand Duke...... 1,369,291 Evangelical. Hesse-Electoral.... Fred. William.


845,571 Lutheran. Wurtemberg Charles I...


1,785,982 Lutheran: Bavaria..... Ludwig II.


4,687,000 Catholic. Spain...

Amadeus I...


16,560,813 Catholic. Portugal.. Louis Philippe. King


Catholic. Italy Victor Emanuel II... King

23.120,000 Catholic Andorra. N.Queradra...... First Syndic...

10,000 Catholic. Greece...

George 1.. ...


1,067,216 Catholic, Glonaco

Charles III.....

1,200 Catholic, Switzerland..

M. Rognin.

Pr. Fed. Coun...

2,390,116 Prot. & Cath. San Marino...

Capıs, Regents .. 7,600 Catholic. Scrvia......

Milan IV


985,000 Greek Church, Roumania.

Charles I.....



Greek Church. Montenegro..

Nicholas 1...


130,000 Greek Church. Turkey

Abdul Aziz.


32,490,000 Mohammedan,




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Imaum ........

Corea ....
Anam (Cochin China)...
Yemen .................
Sandwich Islands....
Society Islands..
Fiji Islands.....

TŁoung-Chi...... Hoang-Ti.. ..... 415,000,000 Confuc, & Bud.
Zung Che


11,000,000 Confuc. & Bud. Abdul Manten.... Sultan.....

2,500,000 Confuc. & Bud. Burgosch Ben Said...... Sultan...

380,000 Mohammedan. Syid Toskes...


250,000 Mohammedan. Nasser ed Dini..... Shah...


Mohammedan. Montsolito...... ........ Tenno....

35,000,000 Buddhic.
Tu Duc........ ... King...

13,500,000 Buddhic.
Chau-fa-chula · Long First King.

3,620,000 Buddhic.
Shere Ali....


5,000,000 Mohammedan. Mozaffar-ed-di......


2,000,000 Mohammedan. .......... Khan...........

1,000,000 Mohammedan. 2,500,000

Mohammedan. Khan

2,000,000 Mohammedan, Ali Kuli Khan... Taksir-Khan...... 2,000,000 Mohammedan,

Tale Lama..

30,000,000 Buddhic, Mendoon-men..


3,000,000 Buddhic. Ismael-Pacha...


3,550,000 Mohammedan. Johannes


4,000,000 Coptic Chris. Ranavola II..


4,700,000 Mo. & Chris. Sidi Mohammed...

8,000,000 Mohammedan. Halil Pacha....


1,500,000 Mohammedan. J. H. Brand...


37,000 Lutheran. M. W. Pretorius.... President.


Joseph J. Roberts..



Univ. Tole'n. Adahoonzou II...


300,000 Pagan & Cath. Kamehameha V. Kiny....

69,800 Protestant, Pomare. Queen.........

200,000 Pagan. Thakombau


Emeer ........


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DOMINION OF, CANADA-Governor-General, Frederick Temple Blackwood, Baron Dufferin and

'Ontario- Lieutenant-Governor, W. P. Howland, C. B.

Sir Narcisse F. Belleau, Kt.
New Brunswick

Lemuel Allen Wilmot, D. C. L.
Nova Scotia,

Lieut. Gen. Sir Chas. Hastings Doyle, K, C. M. G.

Anthony Musgrave.

Adams G. Archibald.
Hudson Bay-

W. MacDougall, C. B.
North American COLONIES.

Bahamas-Lieut.-Gov., J. P. Hennessy.

Rawson W. Rawson. . Prince Edward Island - Lieut.-Gov., W. C. Bermuda

Maj.-Gen. J. H. Lefroy. F. Robertson.

DominiqueNewfoundland—Lieut.-Gov., Col. J. S. Hill, Jamaica

Sir John P Grant, K.C.B. C. B.


W. Rowland Pyne.
St. Vincent-

W. Hepburn Rennie.


Charles H. Rostright. Antigua-Liqut.-Gov., Sir B. C. C. Pine, Trinidad

James Robert Langdon.

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To what cause of combination of causes is due inent; to have no personal obligations to repay, all the success of the Ledger? What has made no private injuries to revenge, through its columns. 'it an institution valuable to our city, with the Boldness to argue against aristocratic claims and

potentialityof wealth" to its proprietor? For effete ideas, and the greater courage to breast the this effeti comres by cause. The answer is easily temporary storm of popular displeasure; to have made. It is due in the first place, to a proper independence enough to ask Alexander not to estimate of public wapis-to the adoption of a intercept the sunshine, and prudence enough to

and å stendą perseverance in the execution appeal from Philip drunk to Philip sober. Liber

planThe Vaidance of party entanglements. The determi. perpetuate what those causes have produced. nawon to make the paper and not its editor prom. Hon. Fos. R. Chandler.

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CHEENTLNESS.-A cheerful temper joined with

innocence will make bcauty attractive, knowledge Here is the newest floral "sentiment": If you delightful and wit good-suired. 'll win lighten wish for heart's-ease don't look to mari-gold. sickness, poverty and aflicuon, and render de

ADVICE, like snow, the softer it falls, the longer formity itself agreeable. it dwells upon and the deeper it sinks into the POVERTY. - All the arguments which are, heart.

brought to represent that poverty is no evil show The three things most difñcult are, to keep a it to be evidently a great evil; you never find secret, to forget an injury and to make good use people laboring to convince you that you may of leisure.

live very happily upon a plentiful mcome. A GREAT deal of what is called hypocrisy arises SINGLE WOMEN.-It is among the most vulgar from the delicacy one has in offending the feelings errors to consider women useless because they of another.

are single. Only look round your acquaintances; CHEERFULNESS is not a proof that the mind is who is the one universally useful, the one appliei at ease, for often “in the midst of laughter the to in every time of difficuky and trial? The sin. heart is sad,"

glc sister of the family. WHENEVER you buy or sell, let or hire, make a HAPPINESS : INGREDIENTS REQUISITR.-There clear bargain, and never trust to "We sha'n'ı dis. is nothing purer than honesty; nothing warmer agree about trifles."

than love ; nothing brighter than virtue; and FRIENDSHIP.-Be not the first to break with a nothing more sicadlast than faith. These, united friend. Surrow gnaws the heart of him who hath in one mind, form the purest, the sweetest, the. no one to advise with but himself,

richest, the brightest and most steadfast hapFew things are impracticable in themselves, piness. and it is for want of application, rather than of

GENTILITY is neither in birth; manner nor means, that men fail of success.

fashion, but in the mind. A high sense of honor, True religion shows its influence in every part a determination never to take a nxan advantage of our conduct; it is like the sap of a living tree, of another, an adherence to truth, delicicy and which penetrates the most distant boughs. politeness towards those with whom you have

THERB never did, and never will, exist any dealings, are the essential characteristics of a thing permanently noble and excellent in any one gentleman. who is a stranger to the exercise of resolute self- Childioop is like a mirror, catching and redenial.

flecting images from all around it. Remember THERE are two eventful periods in the life of a that an impious or profane sentence, uttered by a woman-one, when she wonders whom she will parent's lip, may operate on the young heart like have; the other, when she wonders who will a careless spray of water thrown on polished have her.

steel, staining it with rust which no after scouring Nose-OLOGY.-He knows his nose. I know he can efface. knows his nose. He said he knew I knew his IDLENESS. - Probably the man who deserves none; and if he said he knew I know his nose, of most of pity is he who is most idle ; for as there course he knows I know he knows his nose. are said to be pleasures in madness koown only

THREE THINGS A WOMAN CANNOT DO).- Pass a to madmen, there are certainly miseries in idle. bonnet shop without stopping, sce a baby without ness which only the idle can conceive.

A busy kissing it, and admire a piece of lace without in- man is troubled with but one devil," says the quiring " how much it was per yard.

Turkish proverb, “but the idle man with a mouTHERE are three kinds of men in this world- sand," The Spanish proverb says, the " Wills, the Won'ts and the Can'ts. The usually tempted by the devil, but the idle man former effect everything, the others oppose every positively tempes the devil.” thing, and the latter fail in everything.

The first weed pulled up in the garden, the Asingenious French writer observes that those first seed put in the ground, the first dollar put in who depend on the merits of their ancestors may the savings bank and the first mile traveled on a he said to search in the root of the tree for those journey, are all very important things; they mike fruits which the branches ought to produce. a beginning, and thereby a hupe, a pledge, inas

Be wise; prefer the person before money, virtue surance, that you are in carnest with what you before beauty, the mind before the body; then have undertaken. How many a poor, idle;errms, hast thou in a wife a friend, a companion, who hesitating outcast is now creeping and crawling, will bear an equal share in all thy toils and alllic- his way ihrough the world who might have held tions.

up his head and prospered if, instead of putting A DAUGHTER is almost always right when she off his resolutions of amendment and industry, endeavors to imitate her mother, but we do not he had only made a beginning! think the mother is equally right when, at a certain period of life, she tries as she can to imitate her The Philadelphia Ledger has probably the daughter,

largest circulation of any daily paper in this By relying on our own resources we acquire country, if not in the word.* Lase week's daily mental strength ; but when we lean on others for issues were as follows: Monday, 83° 0; Tues support, we are like an invalid who, having accus- day, 83.250 ; Wednesday, 83,500 ; Thursday: 83. tomed himself to a crutch, finds it difficult to

500: Friday, 83,500; Saturday: 14,250, Total walk without one.

copies for the week, 501,000. If we were called Keer doing, always doing; and whatever you upon to name the secret of the Ledger's populaardo, do it with all your heart, soul and strength. iiy, we should attribute it-toʻunflagging enterprise Wishing. dreaming, intending, murmuring, talk-in obtaining news, its strong cominon sense, and, ing, signing and repining are all idle and profit above all, its thorough honesty in the discussion less employments. The only manly occupation is of all questions of public interest.-New York to keep doing.

Evening Express, October 3, 1072. .

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"There are two things which grow stronges in If you should see a man digging a snowdrift the heart of man as he advances in yearseile with the expedition of finding valuable ore, or love of his country and of religion, Let them be planting seds on the rolling billow, you would ever so much forgotten in youth, they sooner or say at once that he was beside himself; but in lator present themselves to us arrayed in all their what sespect does this man differ from you while charms, and excite in the recesses of our hearts you see the weeds of dissipation in your youth, an attachment justly due to their beauty. and expect the fruits of age will be a good con

MATRIMONY. --Two persons who have chosen stitution, 'eleyfed.affections and holy prin. each other out of all the species, with a design to ciples ? be each other', mutual comfort and entertain- There is a great difference between the two mnent, have, fo that action, bound themselves to temporal blessings, health and wealth: wealth be good-humored, 'affable, discreet, forgiving, is most envied, but least enjoyed; health is patient and joyful, with respect to each other's frequently enjoyed, but the least envied; and irailtjes and perfections, to the 'endo of their the superiority of the latter is still more obvious

when we reflect that the poorest man would not If industry is no more than a habit, it is ate part with his health for money, but that the least an excellent one. If yod ask me which is richest would gladly part with his money for the real hereditary sin of human nature, do ypa. baealth. imagine I shall say pride, or luxury, or anbition EQUALITY OF Max's DESTINY.-The different or egotism? Ne. I shall say indolence. Who ranks and orders of mankind may be compared to conquers indolence aill conquer all the rest. In- as many streams and rivers of running water. deed, all good principles must stagnate without All proceed from an original small and obscure mental activity:

Source: some spread wider, travel over more PUNCTUALITY.—If you desire to enjoy life, avoid countries and make inore noise in the passage unpunctual. people. They impede. business and than others, but all tend alike to an ocean where poison pleasure. Make it your own rule, not only distinction 'ceases, and where the largest and

to be punctuat, but a little beforehand. Such a most celebrated rivers are equally lost and l'habit secures a composure which is essential to ab orbed with the smallest and most unknown , happiness ; for want of it many people live in a streams. constant fever, and put all about iltem in a fever Lying supplies those who are addicted to it

with a plausible apology for every, crime, and The wedding ring is put upon the fourth finger with a supreme shelter from punishment. It of the woman's left band, because in the griginal | tempts them to rush into dangers from the mere formulary of marriage it was placed first on the expectation of impunity: and when practiced with top of the thumb, with the words, " In the name frequent success, it teaches them to confound the of the Father:"then on the next finger, with, gradations of guilt, from the effects of which there “And of the Son;" then on ihe middle finger, is, in their imagination at least, a sure and comwith, “And of the Holy Ghost;" and finally on mon protection. It corrupts the early simplicity the fourth, with the "Amen.".

of youth; it blasts the fairest blossoms of genius; THE BEAUTY OF VITŮt-1'he following fine and will, most assuredly, counteract every effort reflection is to be found in the life of Lord Her- by which we may hope to improve the talents bert, of Cherbourg Everybody loves the virtu- and mature the virtues of those whom it affects. ols, whereas the vicious to scarcely love one THE WAY TO BE HAPPY.--Cut your coat acanother." Upon the saine subject in Arabian cording to the cloth is an old maxim, and a wise happily observed that he learned virtue from the one; and if people will only square their ideas bad, for their wickedness inspired him with a dis- according to their circumstances, how much haptaste of vice.

pier might we all be! If we would come down a LOOK WHERE You're Going;-If you intend peg or two in our notions in accordance with our to marry, if you think your happiness will be waning fortunes, happiness would be always increased and your interests advanced by matri- within our reach. It is not what we have or what luony, be sure and "look where you're going.' we hare not which adds to or subtracts from our Join yourself in union with ng woman who is sel felicity. It is the longing for more than we have, fish, for she will sacrifice you; with no one who the envying of those who possess more, and the is fickle, for she will become estranged; have wish to appear in the world of more consequence naught to do with a proud ome, for she will ruin than we really are which destroy our peace ni you Leave a coquette to the fools who flutter mind, and eventually lead to ruin.

around her; let her own fireside accommodate a * scold; and flee from a woman who loves scandal The Philadelphia Ledger is a marvel of jouras you would liee from the evil one. "Look nalistic success, and its proprietor, Mr. George where you're going." will sum it all up. Young W. Childs, is one of the princes of America. The Hadies, when you are surrounded by dashing men, Ledger has reached an average daily circulation when the tone dove and she words of compli- of 84,000 copies, and its advertising receipts are ment float out together, when you are excited by in the neighborhood of $400,000 per annum.

The the movemeye of the whirling waltz or melted by success of the Ledger has often been a marvel to the tenderness & she mellow music, arrest your newspaper men, as it rarely meddles with politics self in that roky atmosphere of delight, and "look or any other exciting questions, but confines itself where you are going. When the daring hand is to news, finance and social topics exclusively, in pressing youts, cos y que delicate ttesses are being all which, and especially in its money articles, it kifted by himn you bricy, loves you, when the is excellent. The Ledger building is one of the mqonlightninvites perusting and the stars scem largest and most imposing edifices in the country, to breathe out nnocence, listen with caution to and in its interior arrangements is perhaps the the words you hear, gaze, into your heart most complete printing-office in the world. unshrinkingly and where you're going.” Chicago Tribune, Oct. 10, 1872.

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