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400 KILLED ON A SHIP ,; '".',,-. .. ' :,f . Explosion Wrecks Pride Battle ship of French Navy.' MAN DIE Had Forced Aviator to Ascend by : Their Jeers, A bsolntely Fure HAKES I10HE BAKING EASY Light Biscuit Delicious Cake Dainty Pastries Fine Puddings Flaky Crusts The only Baking Powder made from Royal Grape Cream of Tartar CRUSHED UNDER HORSE James Murray Sustains Serious Injury Wednesday . , v Morning. . James Murray, son of George Mur ray, was severely injured Wednesday morning, when a horse he was riding reared up and fell back on him. His . left leg was broken below ihe knee. It was thought at'; first that he had ' , sustained more serious injury, .but the attending physician found that the in juries were confined to the broken limb. The accident happened oiv the road, , along the Irish put. ' First Baptist Church. J. W. O'Hara Pastor. ' Preaching 10:45 a. m., and 7:45 p. m. Subjects, "God that . Leadeth ' in Triumph" and "A Flight for Life." 8. ' 8. 9:30 a. m., S. It. McSween and Jas. Stokely Supls.' . B. Y. P. U. 6:30 p. m.,Cicero Sparks Pres. 8wana Itowe, Leader. . Lord's Supper at close of morning aervlde. . Midweek ssr vice 7:15 p. ni., Wed J nes day. 1 ; , Workers meeting 7:15 p. m., Friday. All are cordially invited to' at tsnd. OFFICERS RAID A GAMBLING DEN Lewis Shults and JoeCureton, depu ty sheriffs, made a raid on an old shed in the McSween field, on Jones' Hill, Saturday and flushed a crap game, poker game and other gambling hppar atus. The shed, it is said, had been a meeting place for gamblers for some time. There were eleven placers at the time the, officers put tin their ap pearance.butonly four were nalled,the others making their escape.;- FOLLOWED THIEF V ON BICYCLE Tolman Allison, a white man, of North Carolina, stole a bicycle at Knox vilie last Saturday and started this way. The owner of the wheel, a negro named Charley Porter, borr wed anoth er wheel Monday morning and started in pursuit and ran his man down here at Newport, but he was just a little too late as Allison had traded the bicycle to a boy named Shutts for a watch, and Allison sold the watch before he was placed under arrest and taken to the beanery. ; LandFor Sale : 1 have" for sale near Lenoir City, Loudon County, Tenn.,. six tracts of land, five of the tracts containing 100 acres each, and one tract 120 acres, all adjoining, 40 to 60 acres cleared land on each tract and in cultivation,' bal ance in timber, land lays well, and is a good grade of limestone land, running water, with four good springs. No improvements. Price $12 to $15 per acre, one-third cash, balance in one, two and three years. John M. Piper, Greeneville, Term. " ' I 2F1EE! To the person who finds and returns before October 10th MRS. BEN' W. HOOPER'S BREAST PIN, Which was lost at Carson's Springs this Summer. : V. 1 Sv"5 complaint. fir- ' ld- t$ Makes Your Baby Comfortable Watch baby crow after a dose of " IV FAHRNFY'S TEPTHINft QYPIIP You want no better recommendation. Other mother tell the tame tale. mu want to prevent Cholera Infantum sea cure all in Best for bowel troubles. Can be Riven to babies one cents. All druggist sell it. , Trial bottle free if you Troy, Ohio, Sept. '22.- Forced into the air ly the jeers of thousands who called him a coward, Frank II.' Miller, asjed 2o, a Toledo aviator '"took flight at twilight this evening and t the height of 200 feet was burned to death before the eyes of the terrified specta tors on the Miami county fair grounds here. '.'' :.- ''-', ' Miller had circled llic race track and was jusl starting on a spiral glide when It was seen that something was wTong. The bird man could be seen to franti cally attempt to get his machine under control when suddenly the whirring of tne propellers ceased,. The craft then dropped like a shot for a distance of 8fty feet when a tiny blue flame was seen coming from the engine. An in stant later the gasoline tank exploded. A large portion of the craft was torn away by the impact and hurled hun dreds of feel In all directions. Mean while, the remainder of the machine with its driver literally roasted was dropping rapidly to earth. It struck the ground with great violence, Miller's already badly burned body being buried under the .notor. When the body was , pulled from under the wreckage Miller's clothing was burned from his body and hU face was almost unrecognizable. The frame work of the machine was aflame when it struck the arth. Rapid work of rescuers saved the body ol the aviator from total incineration. High School Notes Prof. Driskill attended the Ap palachian Exposition last Saturday. The new drawing books have ar rived and are on sale at Glenn's The pupils are delighted with them. Rev. J. B. Converse of Morristown, visited the school last Thursday and gave a very interesting talk. He tried to impress upon the pupils the im portance of being in school not only for the developement of the mind but also from a financial standpoint. The teach rs and pupils are much pleased with the fresh appearance of their -coins. Paint is like love in that It coverelh a multitude of faults. Miss Smith is attending the ex position this week Miss Mary Graham Robinson is teaching in her abscence. The pupils are anticipating a holi day next Thursday. The monkey and the clown have greater attractions for the smaller (?) boy than are to r be found on College Hill." Who would not like to be the small boy?. Childhood comes but once in a lifetime, and once gone can never re turn. You may lose your money and find it, you may lose your health and regain tl but childhood once gone is gone forever. . , Crestmont' News Crestmont," N. C Sept. 26.-rRuble Jenkins who has been working for J. W. Nolen at Eagles Nest, Pa., return ed home last week and will . move to Newport with his Mother-la-law Mrs Llda McGaha this week. Benard McMahan has taken charge of the Commissary to succeed Mr. De Sale who has gone to Chicago, III. Frank McCurry has returned to his home at Old Fort, N. C, after work ing in the mill for the past two months Tom Thompson left for Henderson- ville, N. C, Sunday. Mrs. Arthur Ford has been visiting relatives on Cataloochee the past week. The Y for the T. & N. C, Is being moved down the track near Hopkln's Mill to give room for the planing mill which will be. moved - nearer the big mill. '..'.', v 1 'r '- :. ', ' C R. Clark has accepted a position with R. P. Clark as Clerk In his store. Nels Sutton has moved his family here from Dlllsboro, N. C. , The new school house is nearlng com pletion. It is hoped that it will be ready to start school by the , first of October. 1 Mack Caldwell has moved tx his farm near Mt. Sterling. Manson Jenkins is firing on the the Passenger train. . ; - Glad (to hear from Old Beeswax. Come often and make Plain Talk the best paper in East Tennessee. JIM DAVIS MUST . SERVE SENTENCE Federal court at Greeneville had sev eral Newport cases before it. Among the number was that of James Davis, -who was charged with the violation of the liquar laws aud he was sentenced to one year and a day in the Federal penitentiary at Atlanta. . - , B. D. Caton and wife .spent several , Toulon, France, Sept. 25. The bat tleship Liberte was torn apart and totally destroyed by an exulosion of her magazines today. Four hundred ofliceis and men were killed. The bmtleshfp Itepublique was ; badly damaged and the battleships Demo cratic and Verite also suffered severely from the masses of twisted iron and armor plates that were hurled upon their decks. This s the greatest disaster that has ever fallen upon the French navy and in magnitude is almost without prece dent in the Annals of the world's fight ing ships. The grief which prostrates the fleet and nation is made more in tense by the memory of the recent re view here, a notable display of France's naval greatness, in which the doomed ship was one of the finest figures. The explosion, which wiped out one of France's newest and most powerful battleships. - occurred at 5:53 o'clock in the morning. It was the result ot an outbreak of fire. The flames spread rapidly in spite of all efforts to master them and reached the magazines defore there was "time to flood them. The magazines exploded with tremendous violence, ' sowing death and de struction in every direction. Ed Ratclifle, John Sweeten and Clarence Scott, made a trip to take in the sights at Knoxville, Tuesday. D. C. Waters and wife of Cosby were at Knoxville the last portion of last week. 25 Votes 25 This coupon good for 25 votes if returned tnThe Plain Talk office by September 30, properly filled out. Name Address --- . Not Good After Sept. 30 We Announce Our First Opening ;.: . of Fall and Winter Dress Goods, Silks Coat Suits And all Kindred Lines jH Wednesday, Thursday, Friday I Sept. 27-8-9 if nnnnn V id 'Xi n rn V V Sin Slun U UlJuuU U U UMUWUU Now is tie Tie to Purchase Yonr Pony trom $50 Dpri . s This furnishes you an opportunity to make a selection from the best blooded Shet land Ponies of the South. . ! " " V Ponies 6 months to 6 years old, handsome in color; can be matched in teams; rugged healthy and strong; bred from the' best blooded sires . and dams in the country and raised within 5 miles of Newport. Stronger than horses in proportion to size. Best and kindest animal in the world for steady use of women and children. Can cover more ground than horses' on the new pike roads. . " Easy to control; durability for work is unequaled. Ponies will grow and thrive on the plainest of food. Costs less to keep than any other animal. Every child should have a Pony. ; Don't overlook this golden opportunity to buy, at prices that can never be duplicat ed, one of these fine little animals unequaled for sense, strength' and gentleness. Don't fail to see this offering of Fine Standard Ponies, if you have any interest in this line. , ' .' , Private Sale Begins Monday OCTOBER. 9TH ; For further information, call and see me at B. D. Jones & Son Clothihg Store. JAMES R. JON ES NEWPORT, TENNESSEE O c Made oiy br PES. D. FAHRNEY 4 SON. Hacimtow. Ma. days In Knoxville last week.1 v-"-'