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CHILLED STEEL IS RATHER SOFT Bars of Maryville's Jail Are of ' Malleable Iron and Sawing Out is Easy. 2S SIS mi S I i i mi . m j h) L w A . i ifif u.h n I w ill m v j v i s, .-mm j m Get subscriptions to tlii? the best weekly in the State of Tennessee and earn some extra money. Contestants must live outside the corporation limits of : Newport. We believe in small subscription contests, contests which giye all an equal show. We show no favors, and the person who brings in the most votes secures the prizes. The contest is open to any white person living outside the Town of Newport. i , A sum of $20 in gold will be given to the person securing the largest number of votes. A sum of $10 in gold will be given to the person securing die second highest number of votes A sum of $5 in gold will be given to the person securing the third highest number of votes. A sum of $5 in gold will be given to the contestant with the highest number of Votes on record, May 1st. A sum of $5 in gold will be given to the contestant with the highest number of votes on record, June 1st ' A sum of $5 will be given to the person who nominates the winner of the first prize. The person to first hand in a name will be considered eligible to this prize. IHlow to Secure Votes . Each person nominated will be credited with 1,000 votes. . For each new 1-year subscription, money paid in advance, 100 votes will be given. For each new 2-year subscription, money paid in advance, 300 votes will be given. Foa each new 3-year subscription, iribney paid in advance, 500 votes will be given. . ' , - For each new 5-year subscription, money paid in advance, 1,000 votes will be given. For each renewal of subscription 50 votes will be given. . .'- Get in the race early and pick up one of the special prizes. Send in the name of the popular girl of your community in order that you may have a chance at the prize which is offered to the person who names the winner. Send in your own name and run the chance of winning the nominating . prize. By nominating yourself and winning the special May and June prizes it is possible for one person to land a prize of $35 total. First list of contestants will be published April 6th. 4 NOMINATING COUPON I desire to nominate whose Postoffice address is-'- as a contestant in your $50 Gpld contest, 1,000 votes. Signed Address ----- ivision of Prises - and ask that same be credited with a - i Contest will close at 4 p. m, July 3rd. CORN mm The original old-fashioned kind made in North Carolina before that State went dry. Recommended for me dicinal and family use.. Guaranteed to pleaae or money refunded. WE PAY EXPRESS to points on Adama and Southern Express- Lines. 8 I Gal. Jug $2.83 "S3 is w. 5.00 3Ga!.Ke 4 FuU Qu. 8 ' ' 12 " " 7.50 3.25 6.25 9.00 Remit Postal or Ex press Money Order, Registered Letter o r Certified Check. Complete Price List Mailed on Request. OPIBfH TO-OAY FROM H.CLARKE & SONS.mtRICHMOND.VA SOLE OWNERS AND PRODUCERS OF THE ORIGINAL TAR HEEL WHISKIES LIGHTNING BURNED PRAYER BOOK Elements Stopped Organ Oper ated by Electricity. Almost a Panic. Fort Wayne,Ind.,'June 6. During a severe electrical storm Sunday, light ning struck the 'Trinity Episcopal church and stunned many of the wor shippers. A prayer book held by Mrs. V. W. Shryock was burned from her hand, which was blackened by the bolt. The church was lilted with light from the flash and when it had passed the organ which was operated by elec tricity and on which the organist was playing it that time, was silenced and all electric lights were out. There was a momentary panic which was quickly subdued by the presence of mind of the rector and the organist. Armour's beef, while ft costs a little more, makes i uce juicy steak. For sale at H. M. Taylors. t VALUE OF A NEWSPAPER It takes money to run a newspaper just the same as it does to run a bank or a dry goods store. The space in a paper is just as valuable to the success of a paper as depostts in the bank or goods in the shelves of a store. A bank that gives away one-third of its assets, or a store one-third of its goods would be forced to make an assignment in "short order. Hence a newspaper that allows fls columns to be tilled a ith free advertising for the various kinds of "attractions" that come along had as well make preparation for suspen sion. Sweetwater Telephone. NO REASON FOR IT When Newport Citizens Show the Way. There can be no just reason why any reader of this will continue to suffer the tortues of an aching back, the annoyance of urinary disorders, the dangers of serious kidney ills when relief is so near at hand and the most positive proof given that these ills can be cuied. Head what a Newport cit izen says: ' G. N. Gregg, Newport, Tenn.. says: "For several months I suffered sever ly from a dull pain through the small of my back. I was unable to rest com fortably and was also greatly handi capped in doing my work. The kid ney secretions contained sedimeut and showed that my kidneys needed atten tion. 1 tried many highly recom mended remedies for the trouble, but was unsuccessful in getting relief until Doan's Kidney .Pills were brought to attention. I procurred a box at the Mliinis Drug Co., and before I had finished the contents, L was in good health. I have not had a upturn at tack of my old complaint and it there fore gives' me pleasure to recommend Doan's Kidney Pills.' For sale by, all dealers. Price 60 cents. Foster-Milburn Co., t Buffalo, New York, sole agents for the United Stales. Remember the name Doan's and take no other. Farmers,, mechanics, railroaders, laborers rely on Dr. Thomas' Eclectic Oil. . Takes the sting out of cuts, burns or bruises at once. Pain cannot stay where it is used. Armour's beef, whBe it costs a little more makes a nice juicy steak. Taylor's. for sale at E M. Y1.I 1, W 1 B1 """'Ti H Maryville, June 3. One day this week Will Hatcher and Joe Fann, who were in jail on a charge of larceny, sawed the bars of the jail and swung out of an upstairs window and made good their escape. When the Blount county jail was erected a few years ago it was under stood that the bars were made of chill-, ed steel, but instead they are of malle able iron and several times before this prisoners have made good their escape by sawing'he chilled steel (?) bars and swinging out to freedom. This last occured at about the noon hour when most people were at dinner. Fine Job Department.. The job department of The Newport Plain Talk is up-to-date in every par ticular. (Skilled workmanship enables us to give you exceptionglly good work. See us for your letter heads, note heads, envelopes, bill heads,state-' ments, programs, circulars and folder of all kinds. Bring or mail us your orders. Borrow Money to Run Hospital for Insane Board of Trustees Directs Super intendent to Borrow Neces sary Funds. Knoxville, June 7 Dr. Michael Campbell, superintendent of the East em hotpital for the Insane at Lyon's View, was Friday authorized to bor row funds to meet the actual running expenses of the institution until the present financial strnits of the institu tion are relieved. This step was taken at a meeting of the board of trustees of the institution at the office of C. J3. Atkin Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock. Mr. Atkin, John P. lu'phy and Col. William Epps, the resident trustees with Dr. Nathanial Dulaney, of Bristol and Sam H. Seymour, of Chattanooga, were present. The board after a lengthy discus sion as to the best means of continuing; the operation of the Institution, in the face of State Comptroller Dibrcll's re fusal to supply the us.ial state support, authorized Dr. Campbell to borrow the funds absolutely necessary for the operation of the institution. This was the only decisive step taken. . SENT $1,000 CHECK TO MAN WHO GOT HIS GIRL To win and wed one of Los Angeles' charming young women Is being look ed upon as sufficient happlnei to hold the average man for the rest of his life, says the Los Angeles Times To snatch her, as it were, by bark and subtle strategy from the very arms of one's hated rival is indubiatably to fill the cupof bliss to its very rim. But to get a check for $1,000 as a wedding present from the hyted rival certainly solllsthe joy all over and lets it run down on the tablecloth.' Such are the remarkable matrimon ial advantures of Felix E. Guinnej, manager of the hardware department of the Notional Lumber company, who was married a few days ago to Miss Maud Irene Dawson, a charming an4 talented Los Angeles girl. The rival aypearsjunder merly the name of Bob by, both the happy newly-weds deelia' ing to futher disclose his idinity. Bat it it is heroic to send $1,000 to the girl you didn't get he's a hero. Three years ago the the story started. Miss Dawson and Bobby were much in each others company. It was un derstood by both of them and their t f!an) d hat' a tyi nvrlanra lafrtiilft sttwitt Shs . 1 1 IVUU1 rntai m iu4i s imv vutva, nvvu was- sue. But Bobby was called east on bu siness of importanse. Following the departure of Bobbj, as the alojff runs, Ouinney came or the scene and strove to relieve her lone liness. He succed so well that a few months after Bobby had left Gelane was engaged to Miss Dawson. George Hunnlon, the Del Bio mer chant, was in Newport, Monday..