Jacksboro Gazette. (Jacksboro, Tex.), Vol. 19, No. 31, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 19, 1899 Page: 4 of 4
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March and—-September. ,
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Precinct Mo. 1, Iasi
Monday, Jacks boro
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o, juurbu rnuKjr, Newport
4, third Thursday, Antelope.
6, third Bat irday, Finis.
«, third Frilay, Post Oak.
7, fourth Thursday, Vineyard
Rev. T. C. SWofford, Pastor.
Preaching first and second'Sundays in each
month at 11 a. m. and 7p. m.
Sunday-school at 10 a. m. All made welcome
Prayer-meeting oa Thursday night.
JJ*v. L B. GuaoAW, Pastor.
Preaetung every fourth Lord’s Day at 11 a. m
and7)30 P. m.
Sunday-school at 10 a m each Lord’s Day.
Prayer-meeting each Thursday at 7:30 p. m.
t. . 8. C. E. at 6 p. m. c Wood preg
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’Prove all things ;hold fast that which Is good. ’1
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Rav. .Tons Moor*, Pastor.
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mffk Invite, a eordial Invitation to attend the
above servlee6 We will give you a warm
welcome and try to do you good.
FIRST PRESET TKKIAH.
Snbbath-sehocl at 10 a. m
Prayer-meeting every Thursday at 8 p. m.
then With ns and we will do thee good."
. __ _ •
"Life is full of -ops 'aud downs,"
mused the colonel as he laid on the lit-
tered desk before him an official com-
munication just received from depart-
ment headquarters, "especially army
life, and moro especially army life in
Texas. ’ ’
"Now, what are you philosophizing
about?” asked his second in command, a
burly major, glancing over the top of
the latest home paper, three weeks old
“D’ye remember Pigott, that little
cad that was court martialed at San
Antonio in 1868 for quintuplicating his
pay accounts? He married the widow of
old Alamo Hendrix that winter. He’*
worth half a million today, is running
for congress and will probably boon the
military committee next year, whilo
here’s Lawrence, who was judge advo-
cate of the court that tried him, gone
all to smash. ” And the veteran officer
commanding the —th infantry and the
big post at Fort Worth glanced warily
along into the adjoining office, where a
clerk was assorting the papers on the
"It’s the saddest case I ever heard
of," said Major Brooks, tossing aside
the Toledo Blade and tripping np over
his own, which he had thoughtfully
propped between his legs as he took his
seat and thoughtlessly ignored as he left
it. "Damn that saber—and the service
generally!” he growled as he recovered
his balance and tramped to the window.
"I’d almost be willing to quit it as
Pigott did if I could see my way to a
the wooden porch, some in broad som-
breros, somo in scalp lock and blanket
—none in the garb of civil life as seen
in the nearest cities, and the nearest
was 400 or 500 miles away. Out on the
parade were bits of lively color, the
dresses of frolicsome children to the
east, the stripes and facings of the cav-
alry and artillery at the west, for, by
some odd freak of the fortunes of war,
here, away out at Fort Worth, bad
come a crack light battery of the old
army, w-hich, with Brooks’ battalion of
the cavalry aud headquarters, staff,
band and six companies of the —th in-
fantry, made np the garrison—the big-
gest then maintained in the department
immortalised by Sheridan as only sec-
ond choice to sheol. It was the winter
of 1870-1, as black and dreary a time as
ever the army knew, for congress had
telescoped 45 regiments into half the
nnmber and blasted all hopes of promo-
tion—about the only thhjg the soldier
has to live for.
Aud that wasn’t the blackest thing
about the business by any m$ans. The
war had developed the fact that we had
thousands of battalion commanders for
whom the nation had no place in peace
times, and scores of them, in the hope
and promise of n life employment in an
honorable profession, accepted the ten-
der of lieutenancies in the regular army
in 1866, the war having broken np all
their vocations at home, and now, hav-
ing given four years more to the mili-
tary service—taken all those years out
of their lives that might have been
moderate competence .eytvhem opt of *?«“■““S5taTl’?lDh£'
10 La.re.ee™ a. goSd a .oldie, »
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.done.” And, beating the devil’s tattoo
on the window, the major stood gloom-
ily gazing out over the parade.
“It isn’t Lawrence himself I’m so=e>
Orderly, shot that door,” cried tha
chief, whirling around in his obair,
"and tell those clerks I want it kept
shnt until the adjutant comes, and you
stay out on the porch. It isn’t Law-
rence I’m so sorely troubled, about,
Brooks. He has ability and could pick
np and do well eventually, but he’s ut-
terly discouraged and swamped. What’s
to become, though, of that poor child
Ada and his little boy?”
“God knows,” said Brooks sadly.
"I’ve got five of my own to look after,
and you’ve got four. No use talking of
adopting them, even if Lawrence would
listen, and he never would listen to
anything or anybody—they tell me,1
he added after a minute’s reflection. “1
dofi’t know it myself. It’s what Bux-
ton and Canker and some of those fel-
lows tCld »e on the ‘Republican last
]matmte. I hadn't seen him since Get-
tysburg until WSJJut here- ’*
" Buxton and Canker he—^x^minat-
ed." said the colonel hotly, "fpfcyejr
me* Buxton, and never want to. ‘ As jfor
Canker, by gad, there's another abspfd-
ity. They pat him in the cavalry be-
cause consolidation left no room for
him with us. What do you suppose
they*!! do with him in the —th?”
‘/Jim Lord knows, as I said before
Re never rodp anything but a hobby in
bis life I don’t yowtef ’ ""
couldn't tolerate preai
But what I don’t » .
made the allegation. W&tf’P his of-
fense? Every one knows that lie’s iq
debt and trouble and that he’s had hard
lines and nothing else ever since the
war, bat the court aeq«Utp4 bjiu of all
blame in that money business’’=■
“And now to make room for fellows
with friends at court,” burst in the
colonel wrathfully. “He and other poor
devils with nothing b»t a fig.htjag rec-
ord and a family to provide for furs
turned loose on a year’s pay, which
they’re to have after things straighten
out as to their accounts with the gov-
ernment Now just look at Lawrence.
Ordnance and quartermaster’s stores
“Hnsh!” iunarropted Brooks, starting
back from the window- "Here he is
Assembly of the guard details bad
sounded a few moments before, and all
over the sunshiny parade on its west-
ward side, in front of the various bar-
racks, little squads of soldiers armed
and in full uniform were standing
awaiting the next signal, while the
porches of the low wooden buildings
beyond were dotted with groups of com-
rades, lazily looking on. Out on the
greensward, broad and level, crisscross-
ed with gravel walks, the band had
taken its station, marshaled by the tall
drum major in bis huge bearskin shako.
From the lofty ftigstaff in the center of
the parade the jfational colors were flut-
tering in the mountain breeze that stole
down from the snowy peaks hemming
the view to the northwest and stirred
the leaves of the cottonwoods and the
drooping branches of the willows in the
bed of the rushing stream sweeping by
the southern limits of the garrison.
Within the inclose re, sacred to military
use, it was ail the same bid familiar
picture, the stereotyped fashion of fl»#
frontier fort of the earliest seventies^-
dull bued barracks on one side or on
two, dull hued, broad porched cottages
/officers’ quarters—on another,
dull haed offices, storehouses, corral
walls, scattered about t}fp qgtskirts, &
dull hued, somber earth on every tide;
aomker sweeping prairie beyond. SP%:
add by pgilid sky or snow tipped mben-
fains; a twis^a. winding road or two,
entering the post on cr>0 front- issuing
at the .other, sud tapering on in “‘uunus
curves until lost in the dlstaijoe; a few
scattered ranches in the stream val)ey;
a collection of sheds, shanties and hovels
surrounding a bnstling establishment
known as the store, down by the ford- -
the center of civilization, apparently,
for thither trended every roadway,
path, track or trail visible to the naked
Here in front of the office a solitary
cavalry horse was tethered. Fonder at
the sutler’s, early as it was in the day,
a dozen quadrupeds, mules, mustangs,
or Indian ponies, were blinking in the
sunshine. Dogs innumerable sprawled
in the sand. Bipeds lolled lazily about
or squatted on .the steps on the edge of
sertion oT one sergeant _
uiiorber fscaled the Fac
houses had been systematically robbed
and that he was hopelessly short in
many a costly item charged against
him. That heartless order was a month
old when the stricken soldier reached
his post and then and there for the
first time learned his fate.
Yes, they had tried to break it to him.
Letters full of sympathy were written
and sent by couriers far to the north;
others took them on the Concho trail.
Brooks and Frazier both wrote to San
Antonio messages, thence to be wired
to Washington, imploring reconsidera-
tion, but the deed was done. Astute ad-
visers of the war secretary clinched the
matter by the prompt renomination of
others to fill the vacancies just created,
and once these were confirmed by the
Benate there could be no appeal. The
detachment led by Brevet Lieutenant
Colonel Lawrence, so later said the
Texas papers, had covered itself with
glory, but in its pursuit of the fleeing
Indians it had gone far to the northeast
and so came home by a route no man
tween voluntarily quitting the army
with a bonus of a year’s pay and re-
maining with no hope of advancement.
Most of them, despairing of finding em-
ployment in civil life, concluded to
Stay; so other methods of getting rid of
them were devised, and, to the amaze
of the army and the dismay of the vic-
tims, a big list was published of officers
"rendered supernumerary” and sum
And this was how it happened that a
gallant, brilliant and glad hearted fel-
low, the favorite staff officer of a glori-
ous corps commander who fell at the
bead of bis men after three years of
equally glorious service, found himself
In faraway Texas this blackest of black
Fridays, suddenly turned loose on the
world and without hope or home.
Cruel was no word for it Entering
the army before the war, one of the
few gifted civilians commissioned be-
cause they loved the service and then
had friends to back them, Edgar Law-
rence had joined the cavalry in Texas,
where the first thing he did was to fall
heels over head in love with his cap-
tain’s daughter, and a runaway match
resulted. Poor Kitty Tyrrell! Poor Ned
Lawrence! Two more unpractical peo-
ple pever lived. She was an army girl
with aspirations, much sweetness and
little sense.' He’ jtalf i whole sonled^
generous, lavish fellow.' feotflVei&'i&k
travagant, she particularly so. They
were sorely in debt when the war broke
out, and be instead of going in for the
volunteers was induced to become aid-
de-camp to his old colonel, who passed
him on to another when he retired, and
eanm h*4. «« brevets bui
empty title? What PfQ$tptb if ff man
to be called colonel ff he have only the
pay of a sub? Hundreds of men who ea-
was invaluable. Kitty dearly loved city
m *------n ia
way of all flesh, aud Lawrence to Tex-
,»uotber staff billet.
San Antonio for sevepai mopthf, fa?
Texas furnished culprits by the score in
the days that followed the war, and
immy ftp unpromising army career was
cut short by
Lawrence was _ _ -, H-,
the time he JquJ » skeletop in his owq
dlose* that by and. by patfie} ifs jyfty enf
Tim w»s iff the war .days *yheq
"Ifutth!” interrupted Brooks. "Sere he
had dreamed of, and Lawrence, spur-
ring eagerly ahead, rode in at night to
fold his motherless little ones to his
heart And found loving army women
aiding their faithful old nurse in minis
terlng to them, but read disaster in the
tearful eyes and faltering words that
Then be was ill a fortnight, and then
he had to go. He could not, would not,
believe the order final. He clung to the
hope that he would find at Washington
a dozen men who knew his war record,
whocould remember his gallantservicfis
in a dozen battles, his popularity and
prominence in the Army of the Potomac.
Everybody knows the favorite a|d-de-
camp of a corps commander when colo-
nels go begging for recognition, and ev-
erybody has a cheery, cordial word for
him so long as he and his general live
and serve together, but that proves
nothing when the general isgone. Colo
nela who eagerly welcomed and shook
hands With the aid-de-camp and talked
confidentially with him about other
colonels in days when he rode long
hours by his general’s side later! passed
him by With* scant notice and "always
thought him a much overrated man.
Right here at Fort Worth were fellows
who, six or seven years before, would
haver given a month’s pay to win Ned
Lawrence's influence in their behalf,
for, like "Perfect’ Bliss of the Mexican
war days, Lawrence was believed to
write his general’s dispatches and re-
ports, but who now shrank uneasily out
of his way for fear that he would ask a
Even Brooks, who liked and had
spoken for him, drew back from the
window when with, slow, heavy steps
the sad faced, haggard man came slowly
ftiopg the ppt£h. The orderly sprang np
lud stood at salute juit as adjutant’s
call sounded, and the band pealed forth
its merry, spirited musio. For a mo-
ment fhe newcomer turned and glanced
back over the parade, now dotted with
little details all marching out to the
line where stood the sergeant major.
Then he turned, entered the building
and paused with hopeless eyes and pal-
lid, catfbwom features >t the Pffice door-
way. His old single breasted captain’s
frqbfc ppat. with its tarnished silver
leaves at tho should^, hung Iposely
about his shrunken form. The trousers,
ivith their narrow welt of yellow at the
looked far too big for him. His
with a stubbly grayish beard. Ail tbs
old alert ibanner was gone. The once
bright eyfti Weary and dulL Neigh-
bors said that‘poor Ned had becq drink-
ing deep of the contents of a demijohn
a sympathetic soul had sent him, and
half an eye could tell that bis lip was
tremulous. The coloqej sx<xq (jnd held
out his haud.
'Come in, Lawrence, old fellow, and
tell me what I can do for you.” He
(ipokfl kindly, and Brooks, too, turned
toward the desolate piaq.
'.‘You’ve done—ail yoq copld—both
pf you. God bless you,
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loved and popular aid. He bad nearly
jitJ, 300 when the long columns probed
thp WiiderpptRi in J864. It was still
with him when bp ^ras pq.Mepfy Bent
back to Washington with top body of
his beloved chief, but every cent was
gone before he got there, stolen from
him p» top mmer fr0™ Acfluia cre«k’
and never a trace wa* fo^f} f>t if IfW*
after. For years he was paying that off,
making it good in driblets, but while
ha iffts spiring faithfully in Texas,
pfijnpiftnding sepff? 40011 him
miles and miles away prer top Elano
Estacado, there WTS jpjuncal gonls
who worked the story ot- his indebted*
ness to enlisted meu for all it was
worth, find, aided by the complaints of
some of their ftftmbpf, to his grievous
disadvantage: He came hqipe froffi a
brilliant dash after the Kiowas to find
himself complimented in orders and
confronted by charges In one and the
same breath. The court acquitted him
and "cut” his accusers, but the shame
andhum^intiofi of it all seemed to prey
npon his spirits, and then Kitty Tyrrell
died. ' *” ......
"If that had only happened years be-
fore," said the colonel, "it would have
been far nett"' Lawrence, for she
ponsgjLejjfciously believeo best;
peption of the
most dashing and debonair of captain a,
poor Ned ran down at the heel and
seemed unable to rally. New command-
ers came to the department, to his regi-
ment, aud new officials to the war off
flee—men "who knew not Joseph, ’’find
■when the dragnet was cast Into the
whirlpool of ariny names and army rep-
utations it was set for scandal, not for
services, and the old story of those un-
paid hundreds was enmeshed and serv-
ed np seasoned With the latest spice ob-
tainable from th® dealers rebuked of
that original court.
Apd, lo, when the list of viotims
reached Fort Worth in tho reorganiza-
tion days, old FVariPf, to® colonel,
burst into a string of anathemas and
more than one good woman into a pas-
sion of tern*, for poor Ned Lawrence,
at that moment long days’ marches
away toward tho Rio Bravo, was de-
clared supernumerary and mustered out
of the service of the United States with
one year’s pay—pay which he ctrald
not hope to get Until i
pA ftfefrotf to
to thank yon, cajone), you, too,
"Brooks, for ail your willing belB- I’ll
try to show my appreciation of it when
f get back.”.
journey yet,” said Frazier, thinking
sorrowfully of what his wife had told
him only the day before—that they had
pp flepefip winter clothing to their
names. ' ““
“It's all right. Old Mammy stays
right here with them. She has taken
fiftTp pf them, yon know, ever since my
poor Wife f pan apep my qld quar
|er, a jnonto, can't queried
with a qntvejrjiig smile. "Even if the
order isn't revoked, it would be ft month
or more before any one could come to
Jake my place. Mrs. Blythe will look
ftfte? the Phiidreq fifty and night-
Fipzier turned appealingly to Brooks,
who shook his head and refused to
speak, and so the colonel bad to.
"Lawrence, God knows I hate to say
one word of discouragement, but I fear
—I fear- you’d better wait till next
week’s stage and take those poor little
^olk? jvjth you. I’ve watched this
thing. I knnW‘ btoff ft dozen good fel-
lows, confident as yoarseff,'have gone
()n to Washington and found it all use
“Jt can’t be nseiesc, *11^” burst in
toe1 captain tagepjjously. “Truth is
truth and must prevail, 'ff after aj! my
years of service I can find no friends in
the war office, then life is a lie and a
sham. Senator Hall writes me that be
Will feaV° no stone unturned. No, colo-
pel, I toke the stage at noon today.
Will you let Winn ride with pf6 ftS tor
as Castle Peak? I’ve got to rito down
and see Fuller now.”
"Winn can go with you, certainly,
but indeed, Lawrence, I shall have to
sec you again about tbift.”
"I’ll stop on the way back,” said
Lawrence nervously. "Fuller promised
to see tap before he went out to his
ranch.” A&d hastily the turned
away. ‘ ,......
For a moment the two seniors stood
there silently gazing into each other’*
eyes. " What can one 49 pf pay?’ ’ asked
the colonel at last. "J suppose Fullejr
js going to let him have money for the
trip- He pan afford to. God knows, after
all he’s made out of this garrisog. But
stiou Is, ought I not to make
The Hind You Have Always Bought, and which has been
in use for over 30 years, has borne the signature of
m and has been made under his per-
^ sonal supervision since its infancy.
Allow no one to deceive you in this.
All Counterfeits, Imitations and Substitutes are but Ex-
periments that ti ifie with and endanger the health of
Infants and Children—Experience against Experiment.
What is CASTORIA
Castoria is a substitute for Castor Oil, Paregoric, Drops
x and Soothing Syrups. It is Harmless and Pleasant. It
contains neither Opium, Morphine nor other Narcotic
substance. Its age is its guarantee. It destroys Worms
and allays Feverishness. It cures Diarrhoea and Wind
Colic. It relieves Teething Troubles, cures Constipation
and Flatulency. It assimilates the Food, regulates tho
Stomach and Bowels, giving healthy and natural sleep.
The Children’s Panacea—The Mother’s Friend.
GENUINE CASTORS A ALWAYS
Bears tlie Signature of
The Kind You Have Always Bought
In Use For Over 30 Years.
THE CIHT.UW COMP.NY, 7T MUBR.Y »TRCCT. NEW YORK CITY.
Bis successor is oil bis way here. I got
the letter this morning. ”
“On his way here? Who is he?”
queried the major in sudden interest.
They didn’t know when Stone came
through San Antonio ten days ago. ”
“Man named Barclay; just got his
captaincy in the Thirtieth—consolidated
out of that, of course.”
"Barclay—Barclay, you say?” ejacu-
lated the major in excitement “ Well,
of all the”—
“Of all the what?” demanded the
colonel impatiently. "Nothing wrong
with him, I hope. ”
""Wrong? No, or they wouldn’t have
dubbed him Galahad. But, talk about
upe aud downs in Texas, this beats all.
Does Winn know?”
“I don’t know that any one knotoh
but you and me, ’ ’ answered the veteran,
half testily. “ What’s amiss? What has
Winn to do with it?”
“Blood and blue blazes! Why, of
course you couldn’t know. Three years
ago Barclay believed himself engaged
to a girl, and she threw him over for
Winn, and now we’ll have all three erf
them right here at Worth. ”
fro BE CONTIN VED.l
Miss Helen Gould.
Kansas City Star.
The accumulation (or perhaps
acquisition would be the better
word) of the great fortune of Jay
Gould was viewed by the Ameri-
can public with various feeliDgs.
Mr. Gould was regarded as a mon-
ey-getter, hard, sharpandremorse-
less, aud it was known that his
financial enemies and antagonists
were crippled and ruined without
mercy j but for this the .public
cared little, since it was believed
that Mr. Gould’s foemen would
have ground him up with as little
compunctions had they been fa-
vored with the opportunity.
Jay Gould dipd aipid little pub-
lic mourning, not so mnch because
he did evil, as because he failed to
do good. fa his life and with
boundless opportunities he never
linked his name with any public
or private charity. If he ever did
a generous deed the particulars
were kept carefully concealed and
all publication suppressed. He
left hie fortune entirely to the
members of his family with direc-
tions which seemed to indicate a
desire that they should hqld to-
gether as a family for the sake of
their njoney and make more mon-
Little expectation was entertain-
ed by the public that any good
was to follow Jay Qouid’s money
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- :7 M
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be almost «»•/
ers. It gives
puts them in
edition to do their work
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condition to do tneir worfc
labor and hastens recovery after
Child-birth. It helps a woman
m bear ^rone healthy children.
has also brought happiness to *
thousands of homes barren for
for a darling baby. No woman
should neglect to try it for this
‘ e.^If curesuihp eases oftl
trouble, _______ ____
of ten. All druggists' sell Wipe
of Cardui. fi,oo per bottle,
f For advice In cases requiring special
the " Ladies- A
nooga, Teim. t,-
•buld not have any children. Mine
months later I had a fine girl baby.”
WINfc Of CAPtllJ
A daughter marri«d one of the
cheaper French noblesse, who
carried her away to France to lav-
ish her wealth for his pleasure.
The sons gave out uncertain signs,
some of imitating the elder broth-
who toiled at home, soma of the
prodigal son who went abroad,
but none of doing good, when
there came quietly into the view
of the world the form of Helen
Oftenest it has happened that
great good has come to this world
from unexpected sources, deserts,
maDgers, carpenter shops and
such places; and the most remark-
able benefactions have been
dropped into the lap of humanity
by nnseen, or before unknown,
hands, but never did a new bene-
faction come into the field to sow
early and late with more perfect
stillness and quietude than did
Jay Gould’s daughter. There
was something about it all at first
that made one think of ber father
and his financial coops; here was
some one doing generous deeds
in the impenetrable and mysteri
ous ways in which Jay Gould once
executed selfish ones. It was not
eccentric concealment, but merely
silent movement, as of some one
who would not be conspicuous,
saying to agents, “ Do me this
good thing and hold your peace.”
And so the public has come to
know that one great fraction of the
great Jay Gould fortune is flow-
ing like a stream underground,
comiDg to the surface here and
there at times in springs of benev-
olence th$t shall never go dry.
So conspicuous are the effects
that the cause can not bAbidden,
and so Gen. Wheeler moved in the
national house of representatives
that, for her services to the sick
and wounded soldiers of the coun
try, Miss Helen Gould should re-
ceive the thanks of congress and
a gold medal from the president
of the United State3^To this it
is believed no objection was offer-
ed save the stnpid one that it had
never been done before—.that a
woman had never received the
thanks of congress, which does
not amount to a reason. The
thanks of the nation will be grate-
fully received, but they had
naught to do with opening the
generous hand of Helen Gould.
The lesson of it all to a fretfu’,
complaining and impatient world
is that there is no such thing as
locking op that Christian charity
which “droppeth as the gentle
dew from heaven.” All the com-
plaining about the last or the pres-
ent season’s drought does not
change the nature and habits of
the rain or dew They will fall,
because they must, and just as
certain as any heavenly regula
tion concerning the “ early and
latter rain” is that law which so
ordains that in our own country
at least, shall in time reach the
place where it will do the most
good. A great fortune in a few
hands has been often described as
a danger and a tpenape. IJotsoin
this country—not so in America.
Only fora little time can wealth
be hoarded or kept at- self accu
inflation. The gold falls from the
bard hands tfirft ptytchpd ft ajid
held i» ; it is gathered in open
palms of charity j it is scattered
u wide as the voters bp.i?
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