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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 19, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY, DECEMBER 19, I'HE USTHBKIDGK O.ULV PACK SEVEN Candidates Are Lining Up Big Reserve Forces for the Finish Herald's Automobile Contest Closes Saturday, December 23rd at midnight. will win the elegant 11U7 .seven-iiasscnj-ci' Stiulfbaker or (he the handsome Willis Piano; the Cabinets of Silver; sets of Furniture ami the other prizes. The votes secured diirniK the dosing: days minute is is not a minute to be lost. model Chevrolet Touriiii- Cue; may lie the deciding- factors. Every ONLY FOUR DAYS LEFT rasp. Do no! lose lost (lav may cause you to lose out, on the pr of your choice. Keep everlastingly at it, The end of the race is almost here and UK uliuosl within out by -i narrow margin because you slackened your efforts at the finish. All votes (the yellow slips which were given sent you when you sent in subscriptions) Ml SI I IN to the Contest Manager to be dropped in the Ballot Box for the Judges' Final Count. Do not overlook any, or neglect to send them in. or you arc lost.__________________ List of Candidates and Standings The llet. below nro tho candidates euroliei! ihs Herald's Prizq Con- test and. the number of votes that have been cast in tho Ballot Box for each up to 9 o'clock this morning. 10.850 Miss Vera A. Ainlay, Lomsnd, Al'a........... Miss Irene Ben'olt, Noblcford, Alta............. Mr. C. E. Beynor, Magrath, Mlis Pincher Creek, Alta...... Mr. E. Alta.................. ,S7nn Tpr.'W. P- Foley, Frank, Alta. (Returned Mr.'Alex. Gwllllm, Albion Ridge, Miss Kate Matkln, Cardston, Alta.....'.......................... Mrs. N. M: 205 Fifth Ave. S., Lethbrlofle Mr. Flnlay. Ross, 519 Sixth .St., Lethbrldge................... Miss Ol'lve Smith, Barons, Alta. Mrs. Lou Thompson, Box.K., Raymond, Miss, Fern Workman, Box 78, .Macleod, Alta........... Miss Bessie Thomas, Brant, Alta............................ Miss Golda Backus, Taber, Mr. J.J: BejilnBuIre, Taber, Miss Clara Dlemert, Champion, Miss Mabel Tufteland, Taber, Mrs. John Bullman, Warner, Alta............................ Jane Maxwell, Burdett, Mr. Ralph Natal, .8.. Mr. Gerald Sinclair, Milk River, "Alta. Mrs. Teddy Winchcombe, Winnlfrcd, Alta. Mrs. M. P. Hardman; Elko, B. C.................... 62'600 Miss Clara Cody, Fernle, B. Miss 'Ethel Falls, Burdett, Mljs Anna Matheson, Grassy Lake, Miss Camilla'.Chlpman, Magrath, Alta......................... Mrs. Helen Hunter, Coalhurst, Miss Leia High River, Miss Jessie G. Shead, Pincher Creek, Miss Stella" L. Agar, Bow "Island, Miss.Bessie ;HWis, Foremost, Alta...............-...........'. Mrs. E. B. Holbrook, Travers, Alta...............-----............. Mr. E. 0. Merrlman, Retlaw, Alta................................ Miss Lillian :Harden, Etzikom, Mrs. E. W..burning, Claresholm, Mr. A. J. Malcolm McPheters, Gen. pel., Mr. F. Barringham, Miss B. A. Lyons, Nanton, Miss Edna Thompson, Box 24j Wardner, B. C................... Miss Louise. Arnold, Carmangay, Alta......................... Miss Delia Drummond, Cranbrook, B. C. Mr J. J. Dugan, 1601 3rd Ave. E., Vancouver, B. Mrs. P. A. Mrs. B. Hoge'nEonJstirling, MiEs Bessie Carte, Commercial Cafe, Lethbridge, Alta.......... Mrs. Cora Douglas, Nanton, 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 1817 model, fully equipped. Electrically lighted and started. Cash value Purchased from and on exhibition at Baalim Motor Co., Ltd., Third Avenue South, Lethbrldge. Second Payment Subscriptions If.you have worked your territory thoroughly :ana' dp not knowwnftre to turn to for subscriptions, why not call on the surrounding towns, or eee the fanners in the rural districts? Or, if you are not in a position to get out of town, why not uj M get oecuim payments sub- scribers who have given you short term subscriptions? You can gain many votes this way For instance. Sifppose Mr. A. gftve you a six months' subscription the first week of the Contest when "the first vote ihedule was.in force..You received votes six months' was a new suDscripuon, you woum receive votes m aaqitiou to the Or suppose Mr. A. gave you one year'a subscription between the dates of yov. 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, jou would receive the difference between votes, which was giver- for a five year the dates of Nov. 13th and 18th, aud the you have already, received or votes, in figuring up the, votes for second pavmeiits commute them on.tho schedule in force when the first payment was turired into the Contest office. During the triple Vote offer, triple votes will be glvpn for second payments also Alter you have computed the number of votes allowed you for the second payment, multiply the number of vfttbs by three. of hln3 arc to be marked "Second Pay- ment" on tho repeipt stub, and on the back of tlie. Stub you must write when tho fjrst payment was turned '.n; the original subscrip- tion was new or old, also the receipt number of the first payments At midnight Saturday, Dec. 33rd, The HeraJd's big automobile contest will como to a close, and all the votes and 'subscriptions held by the candi- dates must be sent in to be cant in the Ballot Box for the Judges final count of votes. FINAL COUNT WILL BE MADE IN PUBLIC The Judges will make the final count of votes on the night of Thuris day, December 28tli, at the Contest Office, Hull Block, beginning at S p.m. The final count will be made public and all candidates and their friends are invited. Candidates who are unable to at- tend may rest assured that their in- teresU wilif'be just as carefully look- ed after as though they were present. CLOSING RULES OF CONTEST The closing rules of the contest v.-iil appear in tomorrow's Issue. Be sure to read the rules carefully. It is to your interest to do so. VOTE SCHEDULE FOR CLOSING The vote schedule for the last week of' the ,Contest is the same as last week's, it is as follows: The triple Schedule Price Six'months........ 52.00 One year........1 4.00 Two years......... 8.00 Three years........ 12.00 Four years 10-00 Voles 9.0 no Five years........ 20.00 Extra votes for new business trip- led also. Triple votes will be given on sec- ond payments as set forth elsewhere on this page. Questions Answered Q. Will out of town candidates allowed to work up to the last minute of the contest or must they begin sending in their results the middle of this week ao they will be in the Contest OEfice when, jthe contest closes? A. All candidates whether they live out of town or in Lethbridge, will be allowed to work up to the last mjauie of the contest. Watch for the closing rules which will appear in tomorrow's issue. They. will give information which will cover, this question. Q. I have. friends in other -towns like to assist me. in sectm iag subscriptions. Can they do so? A.They can, provided you do not pay them for their, assistance. See rules of Contest in hack issues -of The Hernld. I am unable-to gp on with the contest owing to sickness. Can I transfer my votes to a. friend who is working hard for one of the prizes? A. Votes cannot be transferred to tnyone who is already a candidate. They may be transferred to a neiv candidate .Y-'bo will act as a substi- tute in your place. See rules of con- test in back issues of the Herald. Q. Can I give some of. my friends a subscription to the Herald for a Christmas present A. You can if you wish to. ltslipuid make a very good present. Q. Who will act as judges at tlje final count? Can 1 suggest some one? A. The Judges will be chosen, by The Herald "ttrom prominent Leth: bridge business men. Their names will be announced later on in the Contest. V. Attention Candidates According to the rules of the contest, all personal checks sent in to cover subscriptions are to be marked '-'accepted" by the bank on which they are drawn.- Candidates would a. g.reat favor upon the Contest Depart- ment if they would comply with this rule. Read tlie details of this' rule on the outside of your receipt, book covers. The Prizes 1, 7-Passenger Stude- baker Touring Car, 1917 Model. 2, 5-Passeneer Chev- rolet Touring Car, 1917 Model. 3, Witiis Upright Piano, mahogany finish. Purchased from Mr. H. C. C. Salmon, and on exhlbK i tion at Sawden Bros. 4. Cobinet of 1S35 Wai- lace Sliver. 120 pieces Purchased from and on ex- hibition at Wright's Jewel- ry Store. 5. Columbia Grapho- phone. 6. Cabinet of Rodgcrs' Silver, 55 piece. Purchased from and on exhibition at Wright's. 7. Fumed Oak Dining Room Set, consisting of one 6 foot round pedestal table, one arm chair and 5 dining chairs, and .one Buffet. Pur- chased from and on exhibi- tion at Bawden Bros. Cabinet of Rodgers' Silver, 60 piece. Purchased from and on exhibition at Wright's. 9, Cabinet of Rodgera1 Silver, 43 pieces. Purchased from and on Wright's. 10. Kitchen Cabinet. Pur- chased from and on exhibi- tion at Bawden Bros. 11. Cabinet of Commun- ity Silver, 26 pieces. Pur- from and on exhibf- tion at Wright's. 12. Cabinet of Commun- ity Silver, 26 pieces. Pur-' chased from and on exhibi- tion at Wright's. 10% commission to non-winners who work actively untii end and turn in .over in subscription' mo nay, Tho prizes will be won by vote. j The the highest number brvotes by mid- night, December 23rd, will ba given the first prize, the 7-pas- senger Studehalrer, or in Cash by the Herald In the event they wish to sell the car. The candidate having the sec- ond highest number of votes on xthe above night will bo given the 2nd prize, and so on down through the list of prizes. A WARNING From the "Rules Contest." To each and every candidate actively up to the close af tlia contest and does not win one of the prizes, we will give 10 per cent, commission on all subscrip- tion money which they have turned 'in, provided the amount turned in by said active candidates axceods the sum of Have you turned, in ?25.00 worth of subscriptions? Better hurry or your chances for commission are slim. Are you working actively.up to the close of the contest? Remem- ber, the rule calls for both condi- be fulfilled. If you have already- turned in and doubt your'ability to be a prize winner, tnir b'est advice is for you to keep pri actively to the cioflW ot the contest, so that you least get your 10 per cent, commission. -V Closing Rules of the Contest 3. AH Candidates may secure votes subscriptions up to midnight, Saturday, December 33rd. 2. Hesults from city candidates must reach us not later than noon, .Tuesday, December 26th. The Contest Office will be. ?M day Christmas; also after fi p.m. Saturday, December 23rd, but city Candi- dates may bring in their results; and reserve votes the Tuesday morning following the close of the Contest. 3. Out-qf-town Candidates inay get their nioney orders, drafts, etc., the Tuesday morning following ;the close of the Contest, and then mail in their results and reserves on the next mail., 4. All checks must be marked "Accepted1' by the baiik.ou which they arc Do not-present unmarked checks the closing week of the contest, for they will not be accepted In payment for subscriptions. fi. All votes and subscriptions must be in the Ballot Box by 3 o'clock Thursday evening, December 28th, judges will begin the Fiual Count promptly at that hour, and anything coming in later, than the hour mentioned above will arrive too late .to be counted. Candidaies living on lineg having poor train service well, to put a special delivery stamp on their letters. Also remember that the Christmas rush of mail may cause 'some delay. It might be a wise plan to send in resei-vo votes at once so they will be sure to reach us., They will be heM for the Judges' Final Count if the candidate wishes. _ All checks, drafts; !6.rUers, etc., are to be made payable to The.Lflthbridge.Heraid, V. 7. Ali''letters for the CoUtest Dfipartment should be addressed to the Contoet Manager to prevent in reaching, their destination. First Prize in the Contest is a 7-Passenger Stude- baker Touring Car 1U1T Model, fully equipped. Electrically lighted and started. Cash value or The Herald will give the candidate Cash, in toe event they prorcr cash to an automobile. Studebaker purchased from and on exhibition at The Studebaksr Garage 322 6th Street South, Lethbridge. The Seventh Prize in the Contest is a V Fumed Oak Dining Room Set u Consisting of one B 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. A candidate is not required to be a regular subscriber or agent to Tha Heraid to enter the competition. Persons who enter ami lake part in this Prize Contest, therefore, bind themselves t'j abide liy tue foregoing i rules. Organizations cannot cuter aud com- pete for UIG prizes. the Contest closed today, according to the votes polled for the candidates by 9 o'clock this morning, the prizes would be awarded as follows: 1st Seven Passenger Miss Irene Eenoit, Nobleford, Uta 1 >7- 700 "votes 2nd .f.725.00 5-Passenser Chevrolet. ..Mr. E. Fia, StafforlviHe, 1 "I'l )00 TOtcs 3rd illis Piauo. P. A. Smith, Rranu.m, Altj 4th Cabinet of allace Silver Mrs. Lou Thompson, Raymond V ta I 4J1VWO votes 5th Columbia Graphophone. Miss Golda Backus, Taber, Alta Cabinet ol Eogcr-s' .Silver Fern Workman, Maeleoil Alta 7th Fumed Oak Dining .Room Set. Miss Jesslo Shead, Pincher Creek Alta 11J4 400 TOtes 8th Cabinet ot Kogei-K Siher Jir. Alex. Gwillim, Albion Ridge, Alta 1 i Dies 9th Cabinet ot liogciV Silver Mrs. B. Hogenson, Stirling, Alta 86t 600 lotes 10th Haml> Kitchen Cabinet Miss Olive Smith, Barons, Alta S4i7dO vote- llth Cabinet o! Silver. Mrs. John Btrlman, Warner, S'OJOniotc, 12th Cabinet ot Community Silver. Miss Kate Matkin, Uavdston, ilv 4 iO votes BUT The Contflst JOGS not close until December 23rd at 9 p.m. and there be many changes in the'standings of candidates before that time. 10TH PRIZE The candidate having the tenth highest num- ber of votes by mid- night, Dec. 23rd, will be given a useful Kitchen Cabinet pur- chased from and on ex- hibition at' Bsw den Bros. MISS JESSIE SHEAD, Pincher Creek's popular candidate in the. Her aid's Contest. 'Miss, S lisa 3 is the as sistant postmistress at Finchor, Creek aud during her five years residence hi that district lias v acquired a largR, number of friends who are giving her lojai suppoit ir. 1'e1" "imnaiKii foi one of the Herald's prizes, and with' their continued she be able to carry off an excellent prize at tho close-of the Contest. Address all com- munications to PRIZE CONTEST DEPARTMENT LETHBRIDGE HERALD ;