The Geary Bulletin. (Geary, Okla.), Vol. 12, No. 46, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 4, 1911 Page: 5 of 10
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Sat. March 11th
Sat. March Uth
By Garvey Bros. Dry Goods Store, Weber Hardware and Implement Store, Huff’s
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, cither at the store or at the Bulletin Office. .Voting
Boxes are provided ’t \ <•
____You get 300 votes for each $1.00 paid to the Bulletin on
either old or new subscription. No matter how far in arreas
you are nor how far in advance you pay, you are eniillcd to
the votes when you pay up.
Young Ladies desiring to work in the contest should ap-
plv at once to the Bulletin Office und get full particulars. Re-
ceipt books. Order Blanks, and full instructions about bow to
win one of the Grand Prizes and many of the special prizes
if you wish.
Don’t stand hack, come ahead and 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 Goods Store, Weber
Hardware Co., J. L. Huffs, City Meat Market or Squires
Grocery either on new purchases or the payment of notes and
accounts in payment of goods bought. Ask for and insist on
having your votes.
The b-'g $330.00 Treadway Piano is now on display to
be given away FREE to the most popular young lady in
Blaine county. You get all the particulars in this paper.
If there is anything you do not understand, inquire at the
Geary Bulletin’. Garvey Bros.. Dry Goods Store, Weber Hard-
ware Co., J. L. Buff’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. $3.00 or $10.00, back sub-
scriptions or that much in advance, you are enitled to your
votes just the same.
Remember there is no end to our lot 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
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Every young lady in this county is
eligible to enter this popular contest
but in order to get her name on the
list of candidates, must be nominat-
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
THE CON- your choice young lady you-would like
to see win the grand prize in this con-
test, together with her address and
your name as the one nominating her
and send it to the Geary Bulletin and
the name of your candidate will be
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 nominations will
be held open for a sufficient length of
This Beautiful Piano FREE
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time to give every young lady a th> in be made known. No one em-
chancc to be nominated. Any young ployed at the Bulletin office or in any
lady wishing to enter the contest may way connected with the paper or any
send in her own nomination under the" of the clerks at the stores named in
same rules that govern the noiuina-* the contest will be permitted to enter
tion of a candidate bo another"..' „ • the contest.
After a candidate is nominated the1- 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 '-vill give votes in this content. They
the name of the party nominating will offer you big bargains. Trade
nominees, the more the better. You ‘.and the same chance
with »i bo.'-and opponents ns you do with only one. Don’t
be afraid to nominate your friends and assure them that they
not'd not be afraid to enter the contest at any stage of the
Following is the list of nominees that came in up to noon
Wi'ild day of this w A. Nominations will be left open and
published ag .ip n \ t week, after which all nominating will
1) * cloM-d und the voting b pun in earnest. Get your nomin-
al! ns in this w. k or at once if possible and get ready to go
to work for your favorite candidate.
A HANDSOME $350 TREADWAY PIANO
l iven for securing the lnrgcst number of votes in the con-
test. A 1st; Fifteen due bills ranging from the amounts of
$200.00 to $2t>l).C0 to tlie next Fifteen candidates.
HOW THE PAYMENTS COUNT IN VOTES.
Nominating Coupon (Free)....................1,000 Votes
A Six Month's Cush Subscription (50c) ..........200 Votes
On icur's Cush Subscription ($1.00)............ 500 Votes
s Cash : i 00) .........l,5oo Votes
Th co Year’s Cash Subscription ($3.00) .........2,500 Votes
i Years v -.si; S ibsc iption ($5.00) .........6,000 Votes
At Garvey Bros.. Dry Goods Store, Weber Hardware Co.,
J. L. II T s CP Meat Market or Squire’s Grocery, one vote
for each five ceenis in cash paid.
No Free Votes of any Kind from any Source after your
FINE GOLD-IIANDLED SILK UMBRELLA.
For F. :ty V.arly Sub criptions or the equivalent and the
sale of $ .') i in due bills for Garvey Bros., Dry Goods Store,
W*.her l!urdwart Co., J. L. ilufl s, City Meat Market
Squire’s Grocery Store.
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with them and in this way help your
favorite candidate by securing more
votes for her. The onus named in
this page are the only ones authoriz-
ed to give votes in this attest.
Select some worthy young lady in
your own community whom you would
like to see win a handsome piano,
nominate her in this big contest and
go to work, for her, gjt your friends
and neighbors to work for her. if you
don’t exactly understand the proposi-
Pnil. call at any of the stores or the
G ry Bulletin office and any of these
will gladly explain and give you the
Full instructions given to young la-
I dies about how to go out and solicit
subscriptions and get votes that win
the many valuable side prizes and one
qf'the sixteen grand prizes. You can
eft. win.—Nobody looses and the work
is very light.
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Worth 1,000 Votes
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as a cand’date 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.
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.
Squire's Grocery Store.
L. Huff’s City Meat Market or
| Fill out the above coupon with the name of your cat di-
datd and also her postoffice, at d mail to Contest Manager,
care of the Bulletin, Geary, Oklahoma, at once. Remember
that in filling out this coupon you obligate yourself in no way
and it costs you hething. It merely nominates and st:it;
your candidate with 1,000 votes. GET BUSY.]
HOW TO WIN THESE GRAND
There is going to be some hustl-
ing done and if you expect to win the
grand prize in the popuar contest
you 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
rind to 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 the Bulletin a card or
letter and if you do not fully under-
stand the rules of the contc.-t or the
manner of securing votes wre will be ]
glad to call and give you any assis- |
tance possible. Or better still, call
and see us personally.
This contest is not limited to
Blaine County as stated in body
of this ad. Nobo iy is excluded.
DOES ANY OF THESE FINE PRES
ENTS WHICH YOU CAN EASI
LY SECURE APPEAL TO
| Our object in giving this contest is
two-fold. First we want to try out
the many popular young ladies in
I Blaine county and see which one will
| be the most popular candidate in the
contest and to the young lady rcceiv-
Get started early and keep at it ing the largest number of v ilea we
kite The one who does the greatest are going to give a grand up-ight pi-
amount of hustling will be the one to ano, a pri..e worth the best efforts of
the most ambitious young lady in the
entire county. If you will glance ov-
er the fist you wifi find that we in-
tend to award every candidate in the
race something in the way af a prize
for her efforts.
By giving this contest we expect to
place the Geary Bulletin in hundreds
of homes in Blaine county.
• There is a handsome prize for each
and every candidate and nv.ny "I
them, if they wifi only try to win.
Any energy at all will s cure 25
subscriptions, but do not let the small
prizes be your object in securing. We
have seen many contests rur all l \ -
er the United States and never saw
one before that offered so many and
such liberal prizes for securing such
a small number of votes.
A $10.00 NECKLACE
Given for securing 23 yearly sub-
scriptions to the Geary Bulletin and
A $15.00 NECKLACE
A 20 VTiff, I! CASE WATCH
Given L r curing 73 yearly sub
scripts»•. io the Geary Bulletin and
Given for securing 40 yearly subscrip
lions to the (Inary Bulledn and «S at •
the above named stores.
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A J30.C0 DIAMOND RING.
Given ft.r securing collections to the
amount of $135.00 to the Geary Buile-
sale of $3.00 at Garvey Bros., Dry
Goods, Weber Hardware, Squires Gro-
cery, City Meat Market, J. L. Huff.
tin sale of $23.00 at Garvey Bros.,
I try Goods, City Meat Market, J. L.
Huff’s, Squires Grocery or .Weber
■ -’*• • f $1.3 i*t Garvey Bros'l)r ’ Goods
Weber Hardwaie Co.. J. L. Huff’s and
the City Meat Market or Squire's
I Grocery store.
A $3.00 NECKLACE
(liven for securing 12 yearly subscrip-
tions to the Geary. Bulletin ar.J th
sale of $3.00 at the City Meat Mar-
ket. J. L. Huff’s, v»arvey Bros., D: y
Goods, or Squire's Grocery or Weber
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Roff, Charles H. The Geary Bulletin. (Geary, Okla.), Vol. 12, No. 46, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 4, 1911, newspaper, May 4, 1911; Geary, Oklahoma. (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc1076068/m1/5/: accessed April 25, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.