The Oklahoma State Capital. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 21, No. 82, Ed. 1 Tuesday, July 27, 1909 Page: 3 of 8
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THE OKLAHOMA STATE Ofe^TTAI. TUESDAY MORNING, JULY 27, 1909.
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JUNE 28, 1909
Contest Ends Sept. S
6, 1909, MIDNIGHT 5
Oklfthoixia, offers iiearly $2,000 worth of the most valuable-prizes m
vOv UMill/vlllU ^llllv JOWJ'ltWI ev&r given hy any Oklahoma paper. . Prizes to be awarded absolutely free.to "j
the most popular Woman, Man, Boy or Girl m Oklahoma* wiuitfws to be decided by popular vote of the readers of the £
•Daily and Weekly STATE CAPITAL, and Criancte of contestant
Brief Q«t|ineof Plan
Winners of prizes will be decided by popular Vote of the read-
ers of the Daily and Weekly State Capital, and friends of contest-
A nomination blank good for 1,000 votes when properly r "Ct
out with name- and address of contestant and mailed to Contest
Department, State Capital, Guthrie, Oklahoma, will entitle you to
1,000 votes. A free voting coupon good for 5 votes will be pub-
lished daily until further notice. *
:You will reoeive credit for all free coupons you and your
friends can gather if reeeived by Contest Department before
of expiration printed thereon. ^
Date on free coupons will be changed daily.
Certificate votes will be issued for all paid in advance subscript
tions to the Daily and Weekly State Capital as per schedule below-.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE.
Any person of good character residing within the State of Ote>
lahoma is eligible to enter this contest. You can enter yourself or
any friend or relative by clipping out the nomination blank pubs
lished daily and filling it in with name and address of eontestaat
and the number of the district and mailing same to Contest De-
partment, State Capital, Guthrie Okla. This nomination blank wsil
give you a good start. On receipt of nomination, subscription r*>
ceipt books and report blanks will be sent you together witK cooip
plete information how to proceed to win a prize. .
You will be given every assistance possible and prifnrantcoji ae
absolute square deal from start to finish." The contest will be eono
ducted and will end with absolute fairness to all and partiality
to none. "
Send intyour nomination today. You wijl fify? a ? .•E.'iiltioa
blank printed on this page which is good for t^00(t twill
give you a good start. Only one nomination blan% acftcpted for
each contestant. « '
Enlist the aid of your neighbors and friends, a?ssyoei'
bors' neighbors and your friends' friends.
Use your telephone a d a little postage Dtf fei/ one Sno*v
.you are a candidate. DO IT NOW before jtlae «tli'-f fe'lovC gets
ahead of you. $ • , *
Be ambitious, be determined to win, and averyloi? V:ll be
anxious to help you.
Votes wjll be given on both new and •«' nlioni wLen
paid in advance. *
Call on or send to the State Capital C'% f £ i.-teip. hookl and
report blanks. * *
Contest Manager will be glad to have jpon mil or ".lite to O#
can explain anything you do .not thoroughly understand,
j. Secure every oaily vote coupon possMa. SpW w rSs !®g tha
special ballots—they count most. « . - •*
Votes will b€- allowed on all paid In advance B4fts0rlpt9«& a%
New Subscriber#, dally. By Ma& BgfOVrft*
10 years —
6 years —
3 years —
2 years ••
Old Subscribers, dally.
10 years ——
6 years ....... —
8 years —
2 ytars ...—— —
1 year —~
3 months ......——
1 month —...
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By Mail, By ©ir#^ Vol.*,
—.127.50 }(}. P
Subscribers to the Weekly Oklahoma State Capital and the Oklahom
Farmer will be clubbed and votes allowed for the two papers on tho fol
New Subscribers. Votes. Old Subscriber!.
10 yc«.rs |4,oo
5 years 2.50
3 years i.«5
2 years 1.30
1 year .75
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.first %snd li# -Iftrubdl Fivno v«du< 0
'Rlv Hb (tap ®i Iwuubiiti's larSe't ltd i.tf Jjl-sft lpi®M0 &>d is
aorttk 'fWO.OO 'ti ♦> l'nit.1 Stfctfs.
0 Saftind Irlit a ntiial Dlimoud Btag s«g for tffSier.0
lady «f geaSlematu
XMe 8tC2e & ^16 ia.Tat yerfaiit bi 'd ston> =® sh
$ m.m, '
■ SJifrd Giaad tifee- A tis®(4jior ie BflBgy, made fey M ie® Boe*.
Sft, 0«sh $175.00c
34« Flriti Di tiiet, Priaes i!! \>* Five Triys ASssiin .
5 Paclilc Exposition t Settle or the equrrolenl in «tis4
0 $125.69 each.
**G0aJ District Tr.'n Solid Ooid WatcBeg, Lailte'
■'if Gentlemen's—rmh value J83.00 each.
The Lcili. s' Watch's O sir :, liU. Solid GoW v it 2no 17 JeweD
or m merit, and a <*t uitie c raond sot 1st b;iefc
Q ■ ill "men's Watch is 10 siz<\ 14k. Solid li M hand msilo ipasfo
c°iti r pl;nu or engine turned, with v«-ry fn 17 j<w*l Kl>'!n ®p
Wslihmu v >rks. Thean v. at"h ■* and the d'nwoml ring havo
from White, the leading Guthrie j v eler.
EMTJSR THIS uic coirrssT.
T&is u tho most p'jantic voting eont«st ever n. dertakon I®
®S fute of ()kla!.r ia.
Tne fetate will he divided Jnti fiv distrietsu
HWKY COiIT33SX/l?T WWS A T! KB
A' contest;*'its will be r.llov>°ed to reialn 10 pei ctnt. it alS
©aEPjj' ciileetnl. This liberal e a!<.ri« iliculd iii Moe many to ea=
t?i«' contest, as 10 jhr cent o£ c« ll«' iIorh should more than pay
a l expense of seeurin? votm.
Condlti/i k of Contest
Anyone wishing to solicit subscription* daring t?li3 contest
will be required to furnish us iliu ree<jmnniU«iatioii of two or more
pursous in their community.
Uso blnnV found oT, tTiii
jso tiujiioyo or war rilath® o£ an employe of tli (r
Uetkly fe.ate Capital ean become a contestant.
The Stale Capital reserves the i gut to withdraw or reject t.fe®
any contestant df me a objectionable'and to settle any
disputed point that may arise.
No votes may bo transferred from one contestant to another.
No contestant will be credited with mere than one nomina-
tion blank. ••
No votes are for sale, as the ■ nly otes that ceant are issued
with paid in advance mbsenptjens 'to the I>ady a'd Weekly Stjte
Capital ami the fre votes tiut appear ill tho papers.
Lnder tu> eoi.dit;or will vot es be allowed for subscriptions
not paid i' sdvpn-e. For saber j«t. rs trom parties nhis aeeorint
is ir rrears, r.ly one-liaii the MmVr of votes allc ed for old
ub-eribers Will lie qi.en
. Mt 'V tho p ibliert on of .the first li t of enntestn^ts tbf vote
for eaeJi .ie will b* pn wael j t«frequent intervals and daily uur-
jng tho last two ve^' s >f aontest.
The eounti.i^ will be j m ard ea h annntinccment will
Ir elude all vrtes ree.u.d np till ISo'elmk (noon; tho da. previous.
In th> event of a tie it* between ur. t t„ , contestant tue
irUue of ill*: If W W'li Ti® 'qualls <Vv I <1 between them.
..it tli* ellis* of tl e cofitt'St tbe b !J„ts will be counted by a
Miaimft^e I.f weli krifwn i.n of Guthrie whi te reprjta.
8?«ri f.«r honesty en-' apt Vht «f-■ i^lir<• is unquestioned.
■Jiis Mutest is .open t® aa.v * P'-'taile person fe.iu.Hf within
tlf State ftl^aliomn.
0 Ii eosts nethigR Jo seter lie race-
Tie esntest wMJ «?ose Seft. 6, 1P0J, at mldni?lt.
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The Daily and Weekly state fjpitll.
$2,000.00 PRIZE OOMIBW
Contest Department State Capital Ce.,
Guthrie, Ok?ahii a.
I hereby nominate as a candidate for ouu vt t%# pr 7. s y
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. How the Prizes are Awarded t
The three grand prizes will be awarded as follows:
Tne contestant receiving the largest number of votes in any
district will be awarded the Kimball Piano.
The $200.00 perfect diamond will be awarded to the contest-
ant receiving the second largest number of votes, regardless of
Toe thirjJ prize, the $17."),00 Moon Bros. Buggy; will bo award-
' S t' c thifd highest contestant.
The district prizes will be awarded to the two contestants re-
&i*fas the largest number of votes in each district after tho grand
■ lErizcs have beefl awarded. Provided, the total vote-of highest con-
testant in any district does not fall below 50 per cent, of the high-
#st fote in a*y other district after the prizes have been awarded.
losilively no contestant ean win more than one prize.
WlnJc it is necessary (bat a candidate compete in the district
is wkiek he or alie resides, it is not compulsory that the subscrip-
tions be secured only within the district limitations. Subscriptions
Sna^' be seenred anywhere in the United States and votes will be
.iB * il «.i the same proportion as though the subscriptions were
a.fur*a! within fit.- district ii which the contestant resides.
Fa.k di Jtriet is separate an*l distinct from the others.and all
contestant has win a first district prize is to secure
Hurjest uumb-r i.ites in his or her particular district
. Tlie contestants setuifius the second largest number of votes
j8D < act of the five district* './ME receive the second district prize.«
°Provided: th; vot ensf by each of the two highest contestants
fa amy ill tri<'t does rot fali below 50 per cent of the voto of the
«W® ftiL'hcst coiit-statits sa *lie other districts, after the district
Vjs« «"Tiave b--.n awarded,. NhouW that condition arise, the prizes
f®ff Uiat particular di.tricf will be awarded to the highest contest-
gfflO gvgardless f ilift'Xt ° .
i ne j^istri'jts
District No. 1 comprises alT or Logan county
Bistriet N« %—Counties of Osage, l'awnee, Creek, Okmulgee,
UfflXsSu .Washington, ■ Nowata, Craig, Ottawa, Delaware, .Mayes,
Rogers, Wagoner, Muskogee, Cherokee, Adair, Lincoln.
District No. 3—Counties of Okfuskee, Seminole, Hughes, Pitts-
Jjurj,', .Mcintosh, Haskell, Sequoyah, Leflore, McCurtain, Choctaw,
Pushmataha, Ijatimer, Atoka, Bryan, Marshall, Johnston, Coal, Pon-
Ho 4 Counties of Pottawatomie, Cleveland, JfcClain,
teffvsm "l ii-ray, <'ar 'T, Live, Jefferson, Stephens, Grady, Caddo,
C'*>m>.nehe, Tillman, Jackson, Greer, Kiowa, fl'nsliita, Oklahoma, Cans-
li 1 -®B
• Dii-tsMt No. 6- - fortifies ( Ki^rf^.er. Gr.rfiel'd, Grant. Atfalfa,
Msjoe. 55®iffe, r-.t. TWev, Woodward. V'oeds, Fsrper. Beaver, Ellis,
j; l\ w'-kbam. JCav, !*sMc Pa«.r«. T p . Cimsrron.
Coed dor S
^sir^t In th> State Capital Co'a. l'rizo Contest.
4W-«t eloscs Sept. 1:"" at midnight.
jh"s ball« void after .• i'y si.
«ut tuis wonJ.«!1 and fc*v« i* signed by two or more reputa-
Us (SBtoens of >oar wmjnnuity and send with your request for
a«e Capital Co., O'llhrii. Oklahoma.
ggrigsmios * , . .
. X am personally acquainted with
who will comply with all rules governing your ir..o
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Greer, Frank H. The Oklahoma State Capital. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 21, No. 82, Ed. 1 Tuesday, July 27, 1909, newspaper, July 27, 1909; Guthrie, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc127371/m1/3/: accessed April 25, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.