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NEWPORT, TENNESSEE, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 1914 NO. 21 LOCAL Mrs. Anna R. Stokely is confined from an attack of typhoid fever. Mrs. D. F. Seay .has returned from a visit with relatives at Hot Springs. ' Misses Arizona and Zoda Knight are visiting their grand mother at Hot Springs. Mrs. John Owenby has gone to Knoxville to spend the holiJays . withlrelatives. Sol Clark has been called to Naillon to see his father who is in very poor health, i . ' Htnrv fin'ffin nf. Louisville. Kv.. spent a few days with Newport relatives last weeK. Mrs. C. B. McNabb has gone to St. Augustine, Fla., to visit her mother who is quite ill. Creed Ragan cf Johnson .City, spent a couple of days in Newport with his mother this week. Frank Swanson of Etawah.js spending the holidays with his mother Mrs. Emma Swanson. Mr.' and Mrs. Gay .Clark of Mor ristown, spent Sunday in Newport with Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Clark. rtll opJi up1 ifll"1 """"" K ent for a friend in the " West or some1 other country; The Plain Talk. Giles Bros., have purchased the store of I. A. McMahanlonKCosby and B. R. Giles will nave charge of the business. , Miss Maymie Jones has return ed from Clinton and will spend Mrs. Mossie Jones. r." AT '.' Our type ma de us say, last week, that Miss Ethel Bover had ' mar ried "Chas. King" when it should have said Chas. Cain. S. L. Prof fitt of Knoxville. pass ed through town Sunday enroute to his old home near Jones Cove, to spend a week hunting. On last Sunday Rev. Will Weav er was again ' called Ho serve as pastor of the Del Rio Baptist church for the ensuing year. P. C. Williams of Shawnee, Ukla., Mrs. J. K. unasey or mc , Kinney, Tex., and Mrs. Anna Led . ford of Durant, Okla., are visiting their father on Cosby. 1 i Alien oisr. uaa nunc iu liia, 11. C, to take charge of the Appa lachian railroad, relieving the sup erintendent, who has gone to a hospital to be operated on for ap pendicitis. Prof. Geo. J. Burnett, President Tennessee College, Murfreesboro, spoke Sunday morning at the First Baptist Church. He spent two or three days in Newport in the interest of the college. Good old Bill Jones has return ed from Poughkeepsie, N. Y., where , he has just completed a business course, in the famous school at that place. It seems good to have Bill back among us. it lit.. lie is a Dig neartea, gooa tellow and knows exactly how to get the most out of life. He will help make Newport's position on the map a little more prominent. Mrs. H. F. Holt spent Monday in Knoxville. ' - Born, to prof, and Mrs. R. P. Driskill, a girl. Mrs. Jno. Stokely spent several days last week in Knoxville. Mr. Pellonari has gone back to New York to continue his musical studies. ' Miss Carrie Balch is helping through the holiday rush at Anderson's James Stokely attended the convention of Canners at Milwau kee last week. The family of G.- W. Sheaff ar rived Tuesday and occupy the Robinson residence on Woodlawn avenue. Mrs. Mack ' Boyer and sister Miss Grace Vinson are spending the week with Morristown and Knoxville friends. Mrs. H. F. Mims and son, Neil B., returned to their. Morrsitown home Tuesday after a visit with Newport relatives. ; Morris Murray of Vanderbilt University, spent a couple of days last week with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Murray. Miss Walters, who has, had charge of the Millinery depart ment at Ruble's, leaves Sunday for her Pennsylvania home. Mrs. Barclay Leith and daughter Miss Julia, returned Tuesday to their home at Rockford, after a pleasant visit with friends here. The Gay Theatre celebrated its first anniversary Tuesday night. Good pictures are shown at the Gay and it is filling a long, felt want. ' ' Miss Cora Van Huss, who has been employed in Glenn's Busy Store at Hendersonville, came to Newport last week to fill the place made vacant in the store by the resignation of Miss Olive Ander son, who has returned to her home at Morristown. t Nough Tuesday, last, Geo. Gregg came to Nough on his way to Spring Creek, N. C. He left there four years ago and went to Arkansas and took up land. . When , he had proved his title he started back to his old home by wagon. His wife is a sufferer from tuberculosis and it was thought the trip in the open would help her. When she left her Western home she was unable to sit up longer than a very short time. Now she is able to get around quite well and has an excellent appetite. When the weather was fair they slept in the open and under a tent when rain ing. A . message came to Mr. and Mrs. John Hahn Sunday from Greeneville, S. C, stating that their daughter Kate was seriously ill and expected to die. Pat Caldwell made a business trip to Newport Monday. . Frank, the infant son of Homer Stokely, is very low of pneumonia. Rev. Rowe of the Parrottsville circuit, preached an interesting sermon at Jones Chapel Sunday. Chan Hahn went to South Caro lina Sunday. - Nebbie Rice returned Monday from Joe, N. C, where she had been visiting her grandmother. Mrs. Haney went to Jonestown Sunday to visit her step-daUghter, Mrs. James Shetley. GEORGE F. SMITH MAYOR Old Board Elected By Large Ma- jority-Heber Parrott Recorder. The municipal election held Sat urday was perhaps the quietest election pulled off in Newport within the past ten years. Geo. F. Smith was elected mayor over H. M. Taylor by a majority of 96 votes. ; Houston Fancher led the ticket for aldermen, receiving.275 votes. Others came in the following or der: F. H. Tayl; r 246; Flint Ray 244; F. S. Fisher 242; W. R. Neas 241. M. R. Free led the opposing candidates with a vote of 141; E. C. Jones followed with 99. and John Cates and Ruby McNabb re ceived, each, . 69. Heber Parrott was elected recorder by a major ity of 22 votes. C. F. Boyer re ceived 138 and Rochelle Evans 61. The vote was larger than any one had predicted, there being 396 votes polled. - LARGE STILL CAPTURED. Six Hundred Gallons of Beer and Eight Bushels of Meal Destroyed Tuesday night, Dec. 1, Deputy Marshall S. B. Huitt, of Loudon county, captured), a forty gallon still near Nough in the first dis trict. Fire was yet in the furnace but the operators made their es cape. No whiskey was found, but a large quantity of beer, was in preparation for the making. The stuff destroyed was worth about two hundred dollars' About, ten days ago a gentleman living in the neighborhood saw it and saw men at work. He at once reported his discovery to the U. S. authorities and the raid was made. It is be lieved the still had been in oper ation for some time, as a good dal of drinking has been going on in that locality. The still was on the land of John Penland, but it is, not thought Mr. Penland knew ahything of it. Mr. Huitt carried the 'still away with him and it was aid to be a very fine one. Del Ria Mesdames George and Stokely Runnion are visiting relatives in Asheville, N. C. Smith Lee has returned to his home at Rosewell; New Mexico. Mrs. J. A. Porch was at Newport Tuesday, v Bill Hampton of Newport, was in our town Sunday. ' The Timber Coal and Iron Co., have suspended work at this place for a few months and have stored their tents and gone to Birming ham.Ala. Fred Burnett had a valuable calf to die recently, supposed from gun' shot wound inflicted by hunt ers. :" , .... V- C ,' ?- ','.' ',. : Adolphus Perry died at his home c n Route 1 Sunday morning after an illness of a few weeks. His remains were interred in the Royal Justus cemetery near the home of the deceased. Mr. Perry was 75 years of age and was a soldier in the Federal army. He was mar ri d the third time, his first and recond wife having preceded him to the grave several years. Dock Mooneyham is quite ill from pneumonia, at his home on Route 1. The infant of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Stokely is alarmingly ill from pneumonia. The steel which is to be used in repairing the county bridge which spans the river at this place has arrived and we hope will be placed very soon as the bridge has been condemned as unsafe for some time. - Good bolted meal at 50c per half bushel. City Grocery Co. FOUND DEAD ON TRACK. W. T. Woodleaf, Railroad Man froiti Crestmont Killed by Train. Early Saturday morning the dead body of W. T. Woodleaf was found by the side of the Southern railroad track a short distance westof.the Newport Mill. The top of his head was gone, his arm was off and one shoulder was broken. The day previous he had been drinking and it is believed he had sat down on the track and gone to sleep. He had a railroad ticket in his pocket to Spray, N. j C, his home. j Woodleaf was a man perhaps f orty-fiye years of age and leaves : a widow and five children. He I had been employed at Crestmont as section foreman and was dis charged a couple of weeks ago because of his drinking. He had spent all of his money but fotty two cents. The body was prepar ed for burial by J. P. Hedrick at the request of the Odd Fellows of Spray, N. C, whe he was a mem ber of that order. ANOTHER CONTEST. Merchants and Business Men Will Give Away $25 In Gold Weekly A few weeks ago we announced that eleven merchants , had g)ne into a combination to give away a nine hundred dollar automobile to some party holding a number corresponding with one to be drawn from a box some time in June next year. Any one trading a' certain amount with one of this number receives a coupon which is placed in a ballot box and the drawing will reveal the winner of the auto. , v Not to be outdone other busi nessmen have formed a pool and will give away twenty-five dollars in gold weekly on a similar plan, the drawing to take place each Saturday at one of the places of business. The tickets will be giv en with each purchase of fifty cents or the same amount paid on ac count. Those who have tickets are: , Glenn.s Busy Store, Run nion & Stokely, C. L Ottinger & Son, Smith Drug Company, Dennis & Fisher, Plain Talk, Dr. J. F. Woodward, C. C. Holder,' Hodge & Balch, Willis & LaRue, City Gro cery Co. ' Gov. Hooper was an arrival on passenger train No. 28 this morn ing and will spend a few days in the city on business. " Mrs. M. J. Bittle left Sunday for Knoxville after a visit with her daughter, Mrs.'H. M. Remine. Deputy Marshall Ivins of Athens, is in the city today. . All en s rrove Mrs. L. C. Kimsey, wife of the principal of Cosby Academy, was called to her home near Murphy, Ga., Saturday on account of the serious illness of her mother. Isaac Layman, who has been in poor health for some time, is some better. ', . . Anderson Denton, who suffered injuries from being run over by a log, is able to'be out again. Revival meeting is in progress at Holder's Grove. Rev. Wm. Hall is doing the preaching. Dr. Loyd Dennis of Newport, spent Sunday with the family of H.H. Shults. H. A. Fancher . of , Newport, spent Sunday with the family of Isaac Laymon. L. W. Stuart will move from John Harrison's place to R. B. Hickey's. ' Harrison Henry will move back to Jones Cove. Dr. Stanbery was called to see Ben Ragan Tuesday. Tribute to Memory GOOD (By W. W, Langhorne of the Washington State Bar.) Friend of my early years, I say good-bye" today, Tomorrow we may meet, for I am old and grey, ' " And know not when the summons comes to me, To meet you at the Bar of Heaven, "High Chancery." "Good-bye" the memories of the golden past, When you and I were young, crowd thick and fast Memories of the olden daye, dear, to dear to last, When spring and summer fly away and Autumn dies, we hear the winter's blast. v ' ' "Good-bye," my brother, the lamps of Heaven shine out to-night, I look toward the skies and ask, how far beyond those orbs of light, Lies Paradise? It matters not to us how far, Heaven is nearer earth than mortals know. Its gates are still ajar. r . "Good-bye" dear friend, you now may press a vanished had, And hear a voice that has long been still; Teil my loved ones who dwell in Beulah Land, That I am coming, yes I am coming, "WILL." -.t Why should mortals weep, when death raps at the door? He is the silent messenger of God, from out the mystic shore, Death is not cruel, He pilots us where we may not see, Then do not fear his shadow, let no one shed a tear for me. "Good-bye," it is love's last word, like the Swan's last song, It's the sweetest and saddest of human pen or of tongue, "Good-bye," the years roll on. "Ashes to ashes," "dust to dust." ... - s From the ashes and dust, a new life springs, the eternal life of the just. ; Chehalis, Wash., December 3rd, 1914 MRS. ELISHA TAYLOR Passed Away at Her Home Mon day Morning at Three O'clock. Mrs. Elisha Taylor has been called to her reward. On last Monday morning she departed this life about three o'clockafter a painful illness extending over a period of several months. While on a visit with her brother at Talbott Station some time ago Mrs. Taylor fell and fractured her hip. She was broght home and has been in a very feeble condi tion since. Mrs. Taylor was sixty-one years of age and was the mother of five children, three of whom had preceded her to the grave. Those living are H. M. Taylor and Miss Willie. She was a devout member of the M. E. church, South, and the funeral services were conducted in this church Tuesday at one o'clock by her pastor. The re mains were deposited in the Un ion cemetery. Before marriage Mrs. Taylor was Miss Clara M. .Allen of Tay lor's Bend, Jefferson county. She was married to Elisha Taylor about 'the year 1876 and was known as a model wife and mother, a good neighbor, a faith ful church worker and a good angel among the suffers of her community. To her the worries of life are no more and her re ward is the one that comes to those who do their best while here. The five months old child of Kite Calf ee of Rankin, died this morning from pneumonia. Gideon Strong of McMiliin, spending the day in Newport, is Card of Thanks. We desire to extend our sincere thanks to 'all who assisted us during the illness and death of our wife and mother, Clara May Taylpr. ' To each of you our heart goes out in mersures be yond the spplcen word. May you have such kind friends to help you when you have to go through the same trial, r, "1 , , ' E. H. TAYLOR & CHILDREN. of J. McSweeru BYE" Card From H. M. Taylor." I want to thank all who voted for me for mayor on last Satur day and to assure those who voted for my opponent that I have no .ill will or ill feeling toward them. I hope the people of Newport have chosen wisely in their selection of a mayor and I bespeak for Mr. Smith a pleas ant and successful term of office. Now, that the peoDle have set tled the question as to who shall serve them for the next two years, I trust all good citizens of our city will lay aside their petty differences and prejudices and unite as a body for the upbuilding of the best town in East Tennes see. Very respectfully, H. M. TAYLOR. .,, ; ,.-P Miss Bertha and Edna McNabb of Wilton, are. spending a few days in ' the city with Misses. Ber tha and Ethel Vinson. ; Somewhat Absentminded. In the department of philosophy at Columbia University is a pro fessor who is said to be some-, what absentminded. It is said that one night this man was plan ning to go to the theater with his wife and came down stairs dress ed about a quarter to 8, to find her waiting for him. I With a critical eye she looked her husband over. Finally she said; "I don't like that tie you have on. I wish you would go up and put on another." v , The obedient professor left the room. Five minutes elapsed, then 10, finally 15, until the woman saw that she was going to be late for the curtain and started upstairs to look for her husband. .In his room -she found him undressed and getting into bed. Habit had been too much for him when he started to take off his tie. The Key To Success Be strong and of good courage; that thou mayest observe to do according to all the law, for then thou , shalt make thy way pros perous, and then thou shalt have good success. Josh. I, 6 to 8.