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IrtJUBED AS BALLOON 'BURSTS.!
Baltimore, July 2.?Seventy-five ' persons were injured, many of them j burned, and dwellings within a rad- ? ius of a mile were damaged yester- j day afternoon when the navy dirigi- ' ble C-8, en route from Cape May, N. ! J., to Washington, which . had des- ? cendtd in an open field , just outside | of Camp Holdbird, exploded, caught i fire and was destroyed. Hundreds' of persons, aiuOjig- them ! ?many women and children, had j gathered on the field to watch the j activities attending the the landing i of th? large airship, which had des cended in order that repairs might be made to the rudder. With a de tonation,. th'at rocked the territory, flames .suddenly shot forth in all di irectioh^rf!,Vv ; ? It was ^explained by Lieut. M. N. Leonard, commander of the C-8,1 that the ditfercucfc in temperature cncountercd in the air from that at the landing .point was perhaps re sponsible for the expansion ; f uas. The gas expanded with terrific force, bursting- through the wa's of the gas bag. The gas ignited, and before the several hundred spe-ia tcrs were able to dodge-, the- flames v.'eve upon them. Mrt, women and children rushed frantically out of the danger zone. Many were struck by flying metal from the burning airship. Furniture in nearby homes was I * thrown about and windows were shattered. At one home ths rcof was badly damaged and the entire house ruined. The crew of eight men escaped without injury. A few of tbe.n suf fered a few minor injuries but no medical attention was necessary. "Along toward early outumn, after the to bacco crop had been cured, and packed array .in the barns, the planters :rrcr> up and down thy river would foregather, ui,ujffy thes Strobridge place, ther.ee 'C -t * ryr.t v<- ">?j f'rst .fox hunt of the season.'' ?Early 0"'rli'Jiin. u'U-e 2"*.'. V.. *- * ^3 p 'a w4r iCMC & "** PJf?) fiiip WaWlcIf^ f3h%fg%fP ^ ^ " ''KEN, in 1587, the tobacco that ws |/ know as Virginia. - Carolina tobacco * was intr oducadin ?? n* ic ncl itcuickly became "the rage'. Ginco then it has gained steadily in popularity all ever iho world, In 1313, i;i the United States alone, fr/e times more Virginia- Carolina tobacco was smoked in cigarettes than all the fcre:gn~:"<rown ; . o'T-^ C N - C*C\:*c o o lu^avw^ i . o v'wauov w/. . c-.*. of this sun-ricened horn e~;;r own tobacco has a crisp, liveAv ..T.lhh that no cigarette of ioreign or mixed tcba ??:?,/? can match, P iedrno n tr. ~~ rna * 3 .1 r s 1y of choicest Virginia-Carolina?Will ..: ;e ..hie to vou. O .L */ If you are using some other baking powder be cause it costs less than Royal, get a can of Royal Baking Powder from your grocer, make cake or biscuits with it, and compare them with those mads from the cheaper powder. The food will be lighter, of finer flavor and more wholesome when made with Made from Cream of Tartar derived from grapes jl vo aium Le&ves No Bitter Taste THE-car with" two or three or four.,different.brands of tires reflects on the owner's ability to buy judiciously. People who try Firestone Gray Side wall Tires are no longer in the ranks of the tire doubters. They know that at_ least' one j ~ i make of tires has more miles of wear. They " know that the name Firestone carries assur ance and that the tires are uni? formly good.