The Hartshorne Sun. (Hartshorne, Okla.), Vol. 15, No. 36, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 11, 1909 Page: 2 of 8
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THE HARTSHORNE bUN
At the door of < w r\ }oung lad) in this and adjoining counties. To those who have wanted a Piano lor years this
i golden opportunity oi a Iiietime to get a fine $400 instrument for a little work.
The Winner of the Piano May Have Not Yet Been Named!
If YOUR friend has not yet been nominated in The Sun s Bi£ Contest, send in her name immediately: SHE MIGHT
be the winner. Remember that ten dollars in gold to the Contestant making the greatest
i''i'11 between November 3rd and December 1st.
SECOND SPECIAL PRIZE "
$10 — In Gold —
Will be given to the Contestant making the
greatest gain in votes between Wednesday, No-
vember 3rd and Wednesday, December 1st.
The winner of first special prize is barred from
contesting for the second prize. ■.* jt <
A $400.00 Hamilton Piano Furnished
by the Hartshorne Sun
Following is a Cut of (he instrument Together With a Full
The most popular lady is the one who shall re-
ceive the most votes; to her shall be awarded the
beautiful Hamilton upright piano. Other candidates
to receive their choice of prizes in order, according to
their standing of votes.
POPULAR VOTING CONTEST
1 herel>v ti'ii
r -ii -st tin* name < >t
Asa la.lv wortln i.> lnvninc candidate in your
POPI LA R VOTING CONTEST. I present tins name
with the distinct understanding and agrc. m. nt that the
editor shall not divulge ray name. This does not obligate
me in anv wav whatsoever.
Be the first to nominate the winner o| pi i/A piano and receive $5
RULES OF THE CONTEST
1. ANNOUNCEMENT—This Piano
and Popular Voting Contest will be
conducted on strictly honest busines
principles, with perfect justice and
fairness to all concerned.
2.—PRIZES—The first prize sha I
be a fine first class piano, of a
leading make, valued at $400. Many
other valuable and useful prizes will
3.—CANDIDATES—Any young lady
married or single, in this and adjoin-
ing counties is eligible to a place in
the Contest. The most popular lady
is the one w.io shall receive the most
votes; to her shall be awarded the
beautiful Upright Hamilton Piano.
Other candidates to receive their
choice of prizes in order, according t
their standing of votes.
4.—TIE IN VOTES—In case of a
tie, the value of the prizes will be
equally divided, or a like prize grant
ed to those tying.
5.—CLASSES OF VOTES—The
votes are issued in coupons of the
following denominations: ,
New Subscriptions, 500 votes for $1.00
Renewal Subscriptions 500 for 1.00
Back Subscriptions 500 for 1 00
5-year Subscriptions 5.000 for 5.00
Right is reserved to add additional
classes of votes and other publica-
tions, also to change or modify these
rules and regulations as necessity
Names of Contestants will be printed
in order according to standing and
the amount of their votes published |
regularly after first count is made. |
During first 60 days no candidates
will be permitted to cast over 5,030 !
Subscription Votes during any one |
week. Merchants' or Free Paper
Coupon Votes can be voted in any i
quantity and at any time.
Vote* will not be allowed on i;ub- I
scriptions at less than reg . ar price of
Votes once deposited in ballot box
cannot be transferred to another.
Postmasters' and Agents' commis
sions are to be suspended during con-
No contestant will be allowed to
take more than one of the Extra
Special Prizes that we may offer
from time to time.
The publishers are not to tell whor
anyone votes for, except in case of
alleged error or irregularity.
Make up your mind who you want
to vote for, before coming to the of-
fice as the editor will positively not
decide the matter for you.
Contestants should keep a list of
their votes turned in each week, and
see that Publisher's figures verify it.
Free 20 Vote Coupons will be pub
lished in this paper during first 60
days of contest and can be voted with
out cost for any contestant.
All Awarding Committee of three of
the best business men are to be ap
pointed to make final count and dis
tribution of prizes.
Contest to run not less than 90 days
the date of closing will be announced
about thirty days in advance.
The Contest shall close at 4 o'clock
on the date to be announced later.
Two weeks previous to date of clos
ing, the Judges are to take the bal
lot bax, carefully locked or sealed, to
the Bank announced, where it will be
kept on a table in front window dur
ing business hours, and in the vault
at night until close of Contest, when
the Awarding Committee takes chary
and makes final count.
During the last two weeks all vot-
ing must be done in the locked box at
the bank. If secrecy in voting is de-
sired, place your cash subscriptions
together with other Votes and Cou-
pons, in sealed envelopes with nime
of Contestant on same, and deposit in
Ballot Box. Envelopes and Subscrip-
ticn Blanks will be furnished for this
purpose. The strict compliance with
these rules guarantees i fair lnd
square deal to all concerned.
HOW TO GET VOTES
5 years Subscriptions
500 votes for $1.00
500 votes for $1.00
500 votes for $1.00
5000 votes for $5.00
20 Votes NOVEMBER 11,1909 20 Votes
The Sun s Free Coupon
Good for Twenty Votes in Oor Piano and Popular Girl Voting Contest
THIS COUPON IS VOTED FOR
M."l. in frontline mahogany,Ipedals; three unisons; continuous
double v.neer, height 4ft. 8 in; hinges; triple bearing; double, re-1
width :> ft. 2 in; depth, 2ft., 3 in; I peating action; ~y2 octaves; bush!
trv.'.l panels, full swing desk, i ed tuning pens; sustaining pedal; j
ivory keys, solid hardwood frame |patented mouse-proof pedals; an i
lull iron plate, bronzed; com-1last but not least, WARKANTKI |
pound hard maple bass; three| FOR TEN YEARS by the, makers
THESE FREE VOTES must reach our office on or before
December 1, 1909, in orde to be accepted and counted. No
money is required with these Votes. Every reader of The
Sun should support their favorite candidate and help her to be
a winner. r
$525 in Prizes offered in this Contest $525
GIVING THEM AWAY
Ihe merchants who are offering special prizes in this con-
test are giving FREE 25 votes with each dollar's spot cash pur-
chase at their stores. Read over this list, and remember where
it is that these votes can be obtained. Then be sure to ask for
ballots with each dollar's cash purchase.
SECOND PRIZE—$35.00—K. J. LeFevre, The House Furnish-
I I . will give a fine sewing machine, Valued at $35.00. He will
give away votes for each dollar cash purchase. In addition lie
will give away on each dollar cash purchase, one of the celebrated
kitchen racks illustrated elsewhere in this issue. Only one rack to
I HIRD PRIZE—$25.00—The Grand Leader, Ladies Outfitters,
will give a useful article out of their stock valued at $25. 00. They
\\ ill give you 25 votes tor each dollar's cash purchase. Ask for
FOURTH PRIZE—$12.50—w. R. Gr.„bu„, jcwelo,
tician, will give a fine gold necklace, valued at $12.50. Von get
-'• votes lor every dollar's cash purchase at this store. Ask for
Ml IH I RIZE—$12.50—The Famous, General Merchandise and
I>r\ <ioods, will give merchandise selected from their stock to the
vane of M With each dollar's crsli purchase, vou are entitled
to LI." votes It this Store. Ask lor them.
SIXTH PRIZE—$10.00—The City Drug Store, Druggists, will'
gt\< a solid nickel chafing dish valued at $10.00. With c tcli dol-
lar cash you spend at this store, they give you 25 votes Ask for
SEVENTH PRIZE—$10.00—The New V„,k Store, Lrv C„,„d,
and t .eneral Meichadise, will give the choice of any ladies jacket
in the store to the value of $10.00.
EIGHTH PRIZE—$10.00—Finnell. White <a Company,General
Merchandise, oiler a fine combination photograph album and
music cabinet valued at $10.00.
NINTH PRIZE-$I0.00-The City DrU* Store. Druggists will
give a tine medallion mirror, valued at $10.00. Tickets good for
-5 votes arc oflcrc.l free with each dollar's cash purchase. Ask
That no extra charge for
goods will be made by the
merchants on account oi giv-
ing Coupons, but Coupons are
given for spot cash trade only.
That the subscription price of
The Sun will remain the same
as during the past fifteen years
Read the rules on this page, cut out the nomination
blank, and send us in the name of your lady friends.
A full hst of the ladies nominated is published
NOTE—No votes given on subscriptions for less
than ONE YEAR.
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Allen, Jasper M. The Hartshorne Sun. (Hartshorne, Okla.), Vol. 15, No. 36, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 11, 1909, newspaper, November 11, 1909; (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc151700/m1/2/: accessed May 19, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.