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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 12, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta 1'AGK SIX THE RACE FOR THE SPECIAL WAS A CLOSE ONE THROUGHOUT LAST WEEK] A of (he Contest records reveals the fact Hint several candidates woulfl Imvo !osi on Ihe special f.100.00 by a small iimi-giiUf the offer Had closed hist Saturday iiigkl a o'cloc1- 00 offer does not close until p.m. of this Saturday however, and new records may be made that time. SECURE EVERY AVAILABLE SUBSCRIPTION BY SATURDAY NIGHT e u as Ulis weekt thore will be no special olfere.l.foV next week's results. The Cash is absolutely the last special urtaso of the r -'fl-er closes 8-itnnlay. The special winner will be announced Thursday, December 21st. Plenty of room for new candidates to enter. Triple vote offer glvca'oypoiv 258.900 277.100 List of Candidates and Standings Til- !lstV below are the candidates enrolled In Hie rieraUVa Prize Con- teat and the number of votes that have been cast in the B-illot box for each up to 3 o'clock this morning. Miss Vera A. Ainlay, Lomond, AHa.................... Miss Irene Btnoit, Nobleford, Mr. C. E. Beynor, Magrath, Alta.......................... Miss R. Brcckenridge, Pincher Creek, Alta.................. Mr. E. Fia, SUffordville, Alta.......'...................... W. P. Foley, Frank, Alta. (Returned Soldier) Mr. Alex Gwillim, Albion Ridge. Alta.-................. Miss Kate Matkin, Cardston, Mrs. N. M. Piton, 205 Fifth Ave. S., Lethbriergs Mr. Finlay E. Ross, 519 Sixth St.. Lethbridge Miss Olive Smith, Barons, Alta. Mrs Lou Thompson, Box K., Raymond, Alta.................... 760.DOO Miss Fern Workman, Box 78, Macleod, Alta.................... 790.200 Miss Bessie Thomas, Brant, Alta............................ Miss Golda Backus, Taber, Alta............................. 797.200 Mr. J. J. Bellinguire, Taber, Miss Clara Diemert, Champion, Alta........................... Miss Mabel Tufteland, Taber, Alta............................ Mrs. John Buliman, Warner, Miss Alice Nelson, Stirling, Alta. Miss Jane Maxwell, Burdett, Alta.............................. 6'300 Mr. Ralph K. Cameron, Natal, B. C............................... "'O.000 Mr. Gerald Sinclair, Milk River, Alta.......................... Mrs. Teddy Winchcombe, Winnltred, Alta.................. Mrs. M. P. Hardman, Elko, B. C............................. Miss Clara Cody, Fernie, B. C............................... Miss Ethel Falls, Burdett, Alta................................ Miss Anna Matheson, Grassy Lake, Alta........................ Miss Camilla Chipman. Magrath, Alta........................ Mrs. Helen Hunter, Coalhurst, Alta............................. 'Miss Lela Lcrensbury, High River, Alta...................... 91.300 Miss Jessie G. Shead, Pincher Creek, Alta....................... Miss Stella L. Agar, Sow Island, Alta......................... Miss Bessie Hillis, Foremost, Alta........................... Mrs. E. B. Holbrook, Travers, Aita.............................. Mr. E. 0. Merriman, Retlaw, Alta.............................. Miss Lillian_Harden, Etzikom, Alta.............................. 'Miss EtinV LI. Chugg, "Granum, Alta............................. Mrs. E. W. Durning, Clareshoim, Alta........................ Mr. A. J. Malcolm Mcfiheters, Gen. Del., Mr. F. Barringham, Coleman, Alta. Miss B. A. Lyons, Nanton, Miss Edna Thompson, Box 24, Wardner, B. C................... Miss Louise Arnold, Carmangay, Alta......................... Miss Delia Drummond, Cranorook, B. C. Mr J. J. Dugan, 1601 3rd Ave. Vancouver, B. C.............. 2S.600 Mrs. P. A. Smith, Granum, Alta. .___......................... Mrs. B. Hogenson, Stirling, Alta. Miss Bessie Carte, Faith, Alta............i................. Mrs. Cora Douglas, Nanton, 83.1CO TO INSURE ACCURACY ALL VOTES ARE COUNTED ON A BURROUGHS' ADDING MACHINE. The Second Prize In The Contest Is a 5--Passenger Chevrolet Touring Car 1917 model, fully equipped. Electrically lighted and started. Casli value Purchased from and on exhibition at Baalim Motor Co., Ltd., Third Avenue South, Lethbridge. Second Payment Subscriptions H you have worked your territory thoroughly aad do not know where to turn to for subscriptions, why not call on the surrounding towns, or see the farmers hi the rural districts? Or. if you are not in a posltiou to get out oE town, ivhy not try to get seco'n'd payments from the sub- scribers who have given you short term subscriptions? You can gain many votes this way. For instance: Suppose Mr. A. gave you a six months' subscription the first week of the Contest when the first vote schedule was in 'force! You received votes for this six months' subscription. Now if you can get Mr. A. to give you another sis months, which would make up a full year's subscription, you will receive snough additional votes for the second payment of six months to bal- ance up the votes for a full year during tfie period when the first payment was made, or votes. If this first six months of Mr. A's was a new subscription, you would receive .votes in addition ,to the Or suppose Mr. A. gave you one year's subscription between the datea of Nov. 13th and 18th. You received votes if it was an old subscription. Now if he gives you another four years to make up the full five years, you would receive the difference between votes, which was given for a five year subscription between the dates of Nov. 13th and 18th.--and the you have already received or votes. In figuring ap the votes for second payments compute them op the schedule in force when the first payment was turned'into the Contest office. During the triple vote offer, triple votes will be given for second liayments also. After yoa have computed the number Votes allowed you for the second payment, multiply the number of, votesi by three. of this kind are to be marked "Second Pay- ment" on the receipt stub, and on the back of the stub you must write when the first payment was turned in; whether the original subscrip- tion was new or old; also the receipt number or the first payments. The Prizes 1. otude- baker Touring Car, 1917 Model. 2. 5725.00 5-Passenger Chev- rolet Model. 3. ?500.00 Willis Upright Piano, mahogany finish. Purchased Mr. H. C. C. Salmon, and on exhibi- tion at Bawden Bros. 4. Cobinet of 1835 Wal- lace Bros. Silver. 120 picceo. Purchased from and on ex- hibition at Wright's Jewel- ry Store. 5. Columbia Grapho- phone. 6. Cabinet of RodgerV Silver, 55 piece. Purchased from and on exhibition at Wright's. 7. Fumed Oak Dining Room Set, consisting of one 6 foot rourfd pedestal table, one arm chair and 5 dhtlng chairs, and one Buffet. Pur- chased from and on exhjbi- 'tion at Bawden Bros. x 8. Cabinet of Silver, 60 piece. Purchased and on exhibition at Wright's: 9. Cabinet of Silver, 48 pieces. Purchased from and on exhibition at Wright's. 10. Kitchen Cabinet.'Pur- chased from and on exhibi- tion at Bawden Bros, 11. Cabinet of Commun- ity Silver, 26 pieces. Pur- chased from and on exhibi- tion at Wright's. 1 12. 525.00 Cabinet of Commun- ity Silver, 25 pieces. Pur- chased from and on exhibi- tion at Wright's." f 10% commission to non-winners who work actively until.end and turn in over in subscription monsy. .The prizes will be won by vote- -The candidate .having the highest number of votes by mid- December' 23rd, will ,bs given :the first prize, the 7-pas- senger Studebakerv or in Cash by tlie Herald in the event they to sell the car. The candidate having the sec- ond highest number of votes OD the above pight Tvill be given the 2nd and !sb on dtfwn through the list of prizes. The lust special offer of any Wml in The Herald's I'rixe Contest is an- nounced In. today's Herald. Be sure to read it .is as follows: The last vote schedule which is in force between the dalt-ii. of Dec., nth up to and 23rd at i> p.m.. will be tripled and votes will be given In ttie following proportions for subscriptions secured during the Uist two ft'Ot'ks of I he I'rice S.f'O A'btes 24.000 120.000 jio.ooo Six months One year Two years-..... Three years Four ypars i Five years Kxtni voles for now business trip- led also. v Triple votes will be given on sec- ond payments as so1, forth elsewhere on tins page._ All candidates will he allowed to work up last minute of thtj of- fer and then mail their results. The judges will make the final count of votes on the Thursday night following the close of the contest. Full details of the timo and place will be an nomiced in The Herald when they have been decided upon. The Judge's Final Count will be public in id can ilidates and their friends may attend it they wish. Special Cash Offer Closes on Saturday __ Although the triple vote offer is for both this week and next, the spec- ial ?100 cash offer closes p. m.. Dec. 26th, this coming Saturday, and all subscriptions that are to appjy j i toward this special must be mailed in accordance with the rules set forth on page 1. This 9100 special prize and all triple votes secured while working for it, count toward regular prizes to bo j giveii at the close of the Contest, j The winner of the special will j be announced Thursday, Dec. 21st, in rjrder to allow us ample time-'it) hear from all out of town End of Race inV Every Minute Count Just a few more days and you will know whether be some- one else who btM he proud pos- sessor of the seven-passenger Stude- baker, or the Chevrolet, or one of the other prizes. Why not make a spe eial effort during these last tws and see" votes you can gather Xo" matter how many votes you have, or how self-con- fident you may he of your reserve vote force, -'remember that it will be far better to have too many votes when the judges make the final count than to fall a feu- thousand short. OvKt-uuuiiuciIce imo iwii a race. Tile best advice anyone could give yon at this stage-of the race is to iiustle as you have never be- THE FREE PIANO The First Prize in the Contest is a 7-Passenger Stude- baker Touring Car 1D17 Model, fully equipped. Electrically lighted and.started, tjash value or The Herald will give the winning candidate Cash, in, the event they prefer cash to an automobile. Studebakcr purchased from and ou exhibition at The Studebaber Garage 322 6th Street South, Lethbridge. The Seventh Prize in the Contest is a Fumed Oak Room Set Consisting of one 6 ft.round pedestal table, one arm chair and five dining chairs and one buffet. Purchased from and on exhibition at Bawden Bros. The above is not an exact reproduction. shall forfeit all rights to either prize or commission. Any candidate in the prize contest who has another person, or working in his or her behalf for j commission or other considera- tiuii will be disqualified as a prize competitor and dropped from the Con- test. Any. prize competitor who ately "seeks to. lessen competition by discouraging other candidates and prospective candidates, or whoso friends discourage other candidates and prospective candidates with the same object in view, will he disquali- fied and dropped from the Contest A c'andldate'is 'be a regular subscriber or-agent to The Herald to enter the competition. Persons who enter and-take. part In "this Prize Contest, therefore, ;bind themselvea to abide by the foregoing rules. Organizations cannot enter and com- pete for the prizes. not stop .uutil the last min- ute of the Contest. It will be too late to make up foiN.lost time when the mdgCb 1m e announced, the prize-Din- ners -and "someone" else- has walked off with the prize you figured you had 11 cinched." The battle of balfot: more furious-as'the end ap- I preaches and-it is a-difficult matter j to tell just who will come ahead at this time. The Third Prize in the Contest is a Willis Upright Piano, purchased from -.Mr. C. Salmon, Lethbrulme On eihibi tion at Bawden Bros., Letbbridge. HOW TO GET VOTES As a possible example of wjmt may be accompli shed by taking vantages of the- opportunities offered 'iindec the liberal triple vote advantages of the- opp offering now in vogue, we give the following: Three 1-year subscriptions -at each (new) One 5-year subscription at fold) Sis 6-riionth's extensions, from six nevr subscriptions .paid Nov. iith'Cind payment subscriptions at ?2.00 each Three 4-year extensions from subscriptions paid; Nov. 14th 2nd payment subscriptions} At each ...'J; ______ One subscription (new) at Two 3-year extension's from 2-yearly subscriptions paid .Nov. (2nd payment subscriptions! at S12.no each One Subscriptions (new) at Votes Total your supreme effort during these last two weeks of the Contest. You will be surprised to see how rapidly the triple votes will count up. AH subscriptions' yon turn in by 9 p.m. Saturday of Ibis week count- toward the special Cash Prize. PHOTOS WANTED! In a few days we will begiii pub- lishing the pictmes of the leading in the contest, and would like to receive the photos of all candidates are in to win. free votes vill be given tin; candidates on the thfir photos .ire published. A andidate must have at least 000 votes to bis or her credttrbefore the picture will lie published. A short biographical sketch of the candidate's life should accompany tlie photo so we can use a write-up In connection with .the publishing. All photos will be ictiirned in good, .condition. 1 Information, Rules Conditions of The Leth- bridge Herald's Big Prize Contest (Hull. Block) will count for the amount thereon. cannot be purchased. They must be secured-. by; 'elippias- then from The by.securing sub- The votes allowed on second pay ments will lye computed on .the regular schedule prevailing when the first payment was turned into the Contest Department. All remittances must be accompan- ied by subscriber's name and address All votes issued'on subscriptions are good until the end of .the Contest and will be polled at the discretion of the candidate or subscriber. Votes are not transferable except under the following II a- candidate wishes .-to withdraw from the Contest he or she "may change her votes to a suitable substitute, but said substitute must :be a new candi- date who has not -been--before accepted in the Contest A committee of well known busi ness men will; be selected by The Her- ald to count the votes and decide upon the pme'winneis The Judges Final Count of votes ulll be made public and all can Jidatei and then fneuds maj witness' it. All be open to the inspection of.Vthe. candidates the day after: the judges'.announcement of the Prize :Winners. Cash must, accompany all subscrip- tions where .votes are to be issued. t Candidates can.secure subscriptions anywhere outside the city limits....of Lethbridge 1 The list, of candidates and the num her of votes, polled will be published throughout: the entire period. the Contest. Active voting begins on November Sth. 'In case of i tie. the prize will be equally divided among those polling a tie vote. The Lethbridge reserves tlie right to alter the regulations or any "bf-'tho in fact, 'except a reduction in the prize list, for the protection and the best interests} of the candidates and this newspaper The Lethbridge Herald guarantees fair treatment to all contestants, should any arise a decision of the be considered final and absolute. No statement or promlso made by Everyone over the age of 16, who is of good 'character, whether married or unmarried, old-pr young, is eligible to cpmpste in this Prize Contest. means, men, women and children over 16, are acceptable as candidates. .Candidates may nominate them- selves. Nominations must be accom- panied by the proper address of can- No employee of The Lethbridge Herald or members of an employee's family can enter or compete for any of the prizes. The Lethbridge Herald reserves the right to reject any nominations.. Nominations can be made at any time during the Contest. for 25 votes will I The Herald wiirbe recognized by The be published in The Hefald which, Herald. V. when" neatly cut out, name filled in. Candidates Influencing or attempt- ami brought or mailed to The to'influence any of the Judges any solicitor or agent .varying from the rule's or published in 10TH PRIZE The Candidate having Uie tenth highest num- ber of votes by mid- night, Dec. 23rd, will be given a meiul, Kitchen Cabinet pur- chased irom and on ex- hibition at Bafl den Bros. The cabinet is maple wood vrith a nat- ural finish. It has the following special fea- tures: 1. space. When1 closed dust proof, .as all doors and-drawers are mHdc with lap joints. 2 The sliding top" Is full si e covered with hest-Quality; of Jm- poited iluminuHi It no loints and is the most sanitao baking table on.the market, 3 Qylmdr'cal flour bin ot BO Iha. capacity, fitted with a tight lid. Is easily removed niid taken apart [or cleaning 4. Cylindrical sugar bin, remov- able. Simple and unique device Metal meal bin with The meal taken out at bottom, thui the o'deat is ahvnya the f'rit 1 Large mirror cabinet .door. Address all municatiois to PRIZE CONTEST DEPARTMENT LETHBRIDGE HERALD Alta., Phone 646 ;