The Watonga Herald (Watonga, Okla.), Vol. 6, No. 10, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 1, 1907 Page: 4 of 4
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To consider a good thing too long, especially when every day’s delay less-
ens your chance of winning the $400 prize Hamilton piano, offered In our
piano and popular girl voting contest. The sooner you take up the work
the sooner you will have a long string of votes to your credit.
Contest Opens Thursday Morning, May 23. Voting Begins at 1 p.
HOW TO GET VOTES
SECOND SPECIAL PRIZE
500 votes for $1.00
500 votes for 1.00
500 votes for l.oo
200 votes for 1 00
200 votes for 1.00
Will be given free to the Young Lady making the largest
gain in votes before July 31,
Witmia, Ofcla., Aug. 1.1907
HERALD’S FREE COUPON
GOOD FOR ao VOTES IN OUR
PIANO AND POPULAR GIRL VOTING CONTEST
THIS COUPON IS VOTED FOR
POPULAR VOTING CONTEST
orate* mid counted. NO MOSKY is required with these Vote*. Every rOftdt
era Id should support thttr favorite caudldatu and help her to be a winner
Tl« Prim offtrH to tin Oirts mtird In this Coafast Anoint to
All freo Newspaper Coupons Not Voted on or
.before August 1 ure VOID.
I hereby nominate or suggest the name of
As a lady worthy to become a candidate in your POPULAR VOTING
CONTEST. I present this name with the distinct understanding and
agreement that the editor shall not divulge my name. Thia does not ob-
ligate me in any way whatsoever.
THE CAPITAL PRIZE
$400.00 Hamilon Piano
FURNISHED BY THE WAT0N6A HERALD._
RULES OF THE CONTEST.
NEW HOME GRAPHOPHONE
Handsome Oak Cabinet,
so inch Turn Table.
22 Inch Horn with Brass
Aplifying Sound Box.
Runs Two Records at one
Either a 7 or 10 inch Disc
can be used.
Can be wound while runnnig
This is a lifetime opportunity for
the young ladies in this locality to se-
cure valuable and useful prizes. Get
your friends to help you.
Subscriptions are what count.
Receipt books and full information
furnished on application.
1— Anmu nckment—This Piano and
Popular Voting Contest will be con-
ducted on strictly honest business prin-
ciples, with perfect justice and fairness
to all concerned.
2— Prizes—The first prize shall be a
tine tirst-class piano, of a leading make,
valued at *400. Many other valuable
and usefu^prizes will be given.
3— Candidates—Any young lady,
married or single, in this and adjoining
counties is eligible to. a place in the
Contest. The most, popular lady is the
one who shall receive the most votes ;
to her shall be awarded the beautiful
Upright Piano. Other candidates to
receive their choice of prizes in order,
according to their standing of votes.
4— Tie in Votes—In case of a tie in
votes for any prize, there will be two
prizes awarded for same value.
5— Classes or Votes—The votes are
issued in coupons of the following de-
New Subscriptons - 500 votes for *1.0A
l Renewal Subscriptions - 500 for 1.00
Renewal, more than 1 yr 500 for 1.00
Back Subscriptions - - 500 for 1.00
General Advertising - - 200 for 1.00
Job Printing - - - - 200 for 1.00
5-year Subscriptions - 5000 for 5.00
Right is reserved t<> add additional
classes of votes and other publications.
6— Genkkai. Instim (Tions—Names of
Contestants will be printed in order
according to standing and the amount
of their votes published regularly after
tirst count is made.
Votes will not be allowed on sub-
scriptions at less than regular price of
No employe of this paper shall he a
candidate or work in favor of any con-
Votes once deposited in ballot lw>x
cannot be transferred to another.
Postmasters and Agents’ commis-
sions are to be suspended during con-
No Contestant will be allowed to
take but one of the Ext ra Special Prizes
that we inav offer from time to time.
The publishers are not to tell whom
anyone votes for, except in case of al-
leged error or irregularity.
Each contestant is requested to send
us a cabinet size photograph for publi-
cation as soon as convenient.
Make up your mind who you want to
vote for, before coming to the office.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 the Publisher’s figures verify it.
All Coupons should be placed in en-
velopes with names of Contestants
written plainly thereon..
Free 20 Vote Coupons will be pub-
lished in this paper during first 00 days
of contest and can be voted without
cost for any Contestant.
An Awarding Committee of three of
the best business men are to be ap-
pointed to make final count and distri-
bution 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 closing,
the Judges are to take the ballot box.
carefully locked or sealed, to the Bank
announced, where it will he kept on a
table in front window during business
hours, and in the vault at night, until
close of the Contest, when the Award-
ing Committee takes charge and makes
During the last two weeks all voting
must be done in the locked box at the
bank. If secrecy in voting is desired,
place your cash subscriptions, togeth-
er with other Votes and Coupons, in
Sealed Envelopes with name of Con-
testant on same, and deposit in ballot
box. Envelopes and Subscription
Blanks will be furnished for this pur-
pose. A strict compliance with these
rules guarantees a fair and square deal
to all concerned.
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Lady’s Gold Watch
Warranted 2o year Gold
Elgin or Waltham Move-
Complete'In handsome plush case.
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Lady’s Gold Bracelet in Case.
Lady’s Set Ring in Velvet Case
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Subscription to the Her
aid $L00 a Year.
Lumber, Coal FIRST NATIONAL BANK
Capital $25,000.00__Surplus $5,000.00
JEROME HARRINGTON, A. II. KEITH. ED. S. WHEELOCK
President, Vice-President. Cashier.
M. Abernathy A. H. Keith F. C. Staley
Kd. a. Wlwalocfc. Caahler Jerome Hsrriugton,President.
Private Safety Deposit Vault In Connection.
DAVIDSON a CASE
Scott & Silver
Cattle and Hogs.
Wc always pay all that tha maritat will afford.
W. B. Piper, Cashier
E. L. Griffin, Ass't Cashier.
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Yaar Btaalaaaa Is Raspactftally Solicited.
S. T. Powell, President. 1 , ,
A. Chapin, Vice-Prfcsldent.
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Lawhead, Don. The Watonga Herald (Watonga, Okla.), Vol. 6, No. 10, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 1, 1907, newspaper, August 1, 1907; Watonga, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc497860/m1/4/: accessed October 22, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.