The Geary Bulletin. (Geary, Okla.), Vol. 12, No. 47, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 11, 1911 Page: 3 of 10
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$3,000.00 GIVEN AWAY
Sat. March 11th
Sat. March Uth
By Garvey Bros. Dry Goods Store, Weber Hardware and Implement Store, Huffs
Confectionery, The City Meat Market, Squire’s Grocery and the Bulletin, about July 4
The Ballot Boxes are now open and you can vote as you
please, either at the store or at the Hi/tletin Office. .Voting
Boxes are provided l
____You Ret 500 voles for each $1.00 paid to the Bulletin on
either old or new subscription. No matter how far in arreas
you are nor hew far in advance you pay, you are entitled to
the votes when you pay up.
Young Lad!es desiring to work in the contest should ap-
ply at or.ee to the Bulletin Office and get full particulars. Re-
ceipt books. Order Blanks, and full insiructions about hew to
win one of the (irond Prizes and many of the special prizes
if you wi->h.
Don’t stand back, come ahead ar.d we shall take pleasure
in explaining to you if you do not understand.
Remember you get one vote for every five cents paid in
at The Geary Bulletin, Garvey Bros., Dry tioeds Store. Weber
Hardware Co., J. L. Huff's. City Meat Market or Squires
tiro eery cither on new purchases or the payment ot notes and
accounts in payment of goods bought. Ask for and insist on
having your votes.
The b’’s $350.00 Treadway Piar.o is now on display to
be given p. av FREE to the most popular young lady in
Blaine co. : You get all the particulars in this paper.
If there io anything you do not understand, inquire at the
Deary Bulletin’ f.’arvey Bros., Dry Good3 Store, Weber Hard-
ware Co., J. L. Huff’s, City Meat Market or Squires Grocery
Remember you are entitled to votes on old as well as
new and advance subscriptions to thee Geary Bulletin. No
difference if you pay $1.00, $2.00, $5.00 or $10.00, back sub-
scriptions or that much in advance, you are enitlcd to your
votes just the same.
Remember there is no end to our let of prizes. Every
contestant gets one and any prize we offer is well worth the
time and effort required to win it. We can’t get too many
This Beautiful Piano FREE
nominees, the more the better. You aland tho aame chance
with a thousand opponents aa you do with only one. Don’t
he afraid to nominate your friends and assure them that they
need not be afraid to enter the contest at say stage of tho
Following is the list of nominees that came in up to noon
Wednesday of this week. Nominations will be left open and
published again next week, after which all nominating will
be closed und the voting begun in earnest. Get your nomin-
ations in ^his week or at once if possible and get ready to go
to work fir your favorite candidate.
A HANDSOME $350 TREADWAY PIANO
Given for securing the largest number of votea in the con-
test. Also Fifteen due bills ranging from the amounts of
$200.00 to $260.00 to the next Fifteen candidates.
HOW THE PAYMENTS COUNT IN VOTES.
Nominating Coupon (Free)....................1,000 Votea
A Six Month’s Cash Subscription (50c) ......... 200 Votes
One Year’s Cash Subscription ($1.00)............ 500 Votes
Two Year's Cash Subscription ($2.00) .........1,500 Votea
Three Year’s Cash Subscription ($3.00) .........2,500 Votes
Five Years Cash Subscription ($5.09) .........5,000 Votes
At Garvey Bros.. Dry Goods Store. Weber Hardware Co.,
J. L. Huffs Cit" Meat Market, or Squire’s Grocery, one vote
for each five ceents in cash paid. 0
No Free Votea of any Kind from any Source after your
FINE GOLD-HANDLED SILK UMBRELLA.
For Forty Yearly Subscriptions or the equivalent and the
sule of $8.00 in due bills for Garvey Bros., Dry Goods Store,
Weber Hardware Co., J. L. Huff’s, City Meat Market
Squire’s Grocery Store.
your choice young lady you would like
to see win the grand prize in this con
RULES GOVERNING THE CON-
Every young lady in this county is
eligible to enter this papular contest y0Ur name as the one nominating her
but in order to get her name on the and send it to the Geary Bulletin and
list of candidates, must be nominat- the name of your candidate will be
ed on one of the nominating blanks
found in this issue. Anyone can
nominate a candidate, provided the
nominee is a bonifide resident of this
county. Hunt up the coupon and fill
in the blank lines with the names of
time to give every young lady a j them be made known. No one em-
1 chance to be nominated. Any young J ployed at the Bulletin office or in any
with them and in this way help your
favorite candidate by securing more
test, together with her address and lady wishing to enter the contest may j way connected with the paper or any votes for her. The ones named in
. ■ • if I « • a ___• A.! 1 f il 1 1 _ _ A xL . —A. — _ _ J 1 <L1. _« __ iLn am! at AMAa a itila.aiiiif _
placed on the voting list. Each nom-
inating blank will count for one thous
and votes but not more than one nom-
inating blank will be credited to any
one candidate. The riominations will
be held open for a sufficient length of
send in her own nomination under the of the clerks at the stores named in
same rules that govern the nomina- the contest will be permitted to enter
tion of a candidate b” another. | the contest.
After a candidate is nominated the J Do not overlook, the fact that The
name will be placed on the voting list Weber Hardware Co., Garvey Bros.,
and at the closing of the nominations Dry Goods Store, J. L. Huff, City
the list of all candidates nominated Meat Market and Squire’s Grocery
will be published and in no case will will give votes in this contest. They
the name of the party nominating will offer you big bargains. Trade
this page are the only ones authoriz-
ed to give votes in this contest.
Select some worthy young lady in
your own community whom yon would
like to see win a handsome piano,
nominate her in this big contest and
go to work, for her, get your friends
and neighbors to work for her. If you
don’t exactly understand the proj
tion, call at any of the stores or the
Geary Bulletin office end any ef those
will gtadly explain and give you the
Full instructions given to
dies about how to go out and •
subscriptions and get votes
the many valuable side
the manv valuable side prises end one
of the sixteen grand prises. You can
all win.—Nobody looses and the Work
is very light.
A HANDSOME $8.00 MESH BAG.
For twenty-five yearly subscriptions or equivalent and the
sale of $5.00 in due bills for Garvey Bros., Dry Goods Store,
Weber Hardware Co., J. L. Huff’s City Meat Market —
Squire's Grocery Store.
Worth 1,000 Votes
I nominate M._ ......................................- -
as a candidate in the Grand Piano Contest given by the
Geary Bulletin, Weber Hardware Co., The Garvey Dry Goods
Siore, Squires’ Grocery, J. L Huff and City Meat Market.
[Fill out the above coupon with the name of your candi-
datd and also her postoffice, and mail to Contest Manager,
care of the Bulletin, Geary, Oklahoma, at once. Remember
thflt in filling out this coupon you obligate yourself in no way
and it costs you hothing. It merely nominates and start?
your candidate with 1,000 votes. GET BUSY.]
HOW TO WIN THESE
There is going to be some hustl-
ing done and if you expect to win the
grand prize in the popuar contest
vou will have to get an early start
and keep at it during the entire con-
test. If you become interested in
this contest it will be because you
expect to win the Grand Prize. No
minor prizes will be your goal. Ev-
ery energy Will be used in an effort
to secure this piano. Something that
will be a real comfort and pleasure.
Something that you will be proud of
and lo you will be given the task
There is nothing impossible if we
only do and dare.
carry off the trophy. If you are in-
terested drop tne Bulletin a card or
letter and if ^ou do not fully under-
stand the rules of the contest or the
manner of securing votes we will be
glad to call and give you any assis- |
; tance possible. Or better still, call
iand see us personally.
DOES ANY OF THESE FINE PRES
ENTS WHICH YOU CAN EASI
LY SECURE APPEAL TO
i Our object in giving this contest is
two-fold. First we want to try out
^he many popular young ladies in
I Blaine county and see which one will
be the most popular candidate in the
, This contest is not limited to
Blaine County as stated in body
of this ad. Nobody is excluded.
A $15.00 NECKLACE
A 20 YEAR CASE WATCH
Given for securing 75 yearly sub
scriptions to tho Geary Bulletin and
contest and to me young lady receiv-
Get started early and keep at it ing the largest number of v .(••» we
1-ite The one who’ does the greatest are going to give a grand upnght ps-
amount of hustling will be the one to ano, a prLe worth the best efforts of
! the most ambitious young lady in the
entire county. If you will glance ov-
er the list you will find that we in-
tend to award every candidate in the
race something in the way af a prize
f(ft her efforts.
By giving this contest we expect to
place the Geary Bulletin in hundreds
i of homes in Claiae county.
I Thera is a handsome prize for each
and every candidate and m.-.nv of
them, if they will only try to win.
Any energy ut all will secure 25
subscriptions, but do not let the small
prizes be your object in securing. We
have seen manv contests rur all ev-
er the United States and never saw
oni before that offered so many and
| such liberal prizes for securing such
a small number of votes.
A $10.00 NECKLACE
Given for securing 25 yearly sub-
scriptions to the Geary Bulletin and
sale of $5.00 at Garvey Bros.. Dry
Goods. Weber Hardware, Squires Gro-
cery, City Meat Market, J. L. Huff.
Given for securing 40 yearly subscrip *
tions to the Geary Bullet'n and
the above named stores.
A $50.00 DIAMOND RING. sale of $15 at Garvey Bros. Dr' Goods
Given for securing collections to the Weber Hardware Co^ J. L. Huff's and
amount of IL35.00 to the Geary Bulle- the City Meat Market or Squires
A $5.00 NECKLACE
Given for securing 12 yearly subscrip-
tions to the Geary. Bulletin and tbs
tin sale of $25.00 at Garvey Broa^ sale of $3.00 at the City Meat Mar-
Dry Goods, City Meat Market, J. L. ket, J. L. Huff’s, uarvey Bros., Dry
Huff’s, Squires Grocery or .Weber | Goods, or Squire’s Grocery or Weber
Hardware Co. Hardware Co.
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Roff, Charles H. The Geary Bulletin. (Geary, Okla.), Vol. 12, No. 47, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 11, 1911, newspaper, May 11, 1911; Geary, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc1075424/m1/3/: accessed February 22, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.