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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 29, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE SIX' THE LETi-mvtinnn n ttEiur.n FRIDAY, DECEMBER 29, ATE MATKIN, of Cardston WON THE STUDEBAKE With over twenty-eight million votes. Miss Irene Benoit of Nobleford won second auto, the Chevrolet? with over fourteen million votes. Miss Fern Workman of Macleod won third prize, the Willis piano, with over thirteen million votes. Mrs. P. A. Smith of Granum won fourth prize, the cabinet of silver, with over twelve million votes Kate Matkiu, of Cardston, Alta., winner of the 7-passenger Studebaker Automobile. Miss Matkin was a cldse loser on both the special offers. She had the advantage of an early start which was a big factor in the Contest. Irene Benoit, of Xobleford, Alta., winner of. the 5-passenger Chevrolet Automobile Miss Benoit was also a close loser on; the two special cash offers. She was also one of the first candidate entered and therefore had the advantage of an early start Fern Workman, of Mac- leod; Alta.. winner of.the Willis Piano. Miss WorkmairfwiH be remem- bered as the winner of the' cash special prize given for the best work during two of ijie early wee.ks of the contest P. A. Smith, of Granum, Alta. winner of the Cabinet of Silver. Mrs.-Smith got a late start or 'she would undoubtedly liave car'-, ried ot'f one of the biggest prizes. She created an unusual record during her. three weeks' campaign and won ?lfln cash for best results during.the fourth and fifth weeks of the contest. -Miss Stellu Agar, of Bow Island, winner of the Fumed Oak Dining Room Set, Alias Agar has a wide circle of friends iii-Jjethbridge as well as in Bow Island District who will be pleas- ed to see her among: the prize- winners. Judges Final Count Miss Louise Arnold, Carmangay, A1U iss Vera A. Ainlay, Lo....nd, Alta Miss Stella U Agar, Bow Island, Alta _u Him R. Breckenrldae.-Pincher Creek, Mrs. John Bullman, Warner, Alta Miss Irene Benoit, Nobleford, Alta Mr. F. Barringham, Colsman, Alta Mr. C. E. Beynor, Magrath, Ate. Mr. j. J. Bellinaulrs, Taber, Alta Mils Golds Backus, Taber, Alta 10.850 14.900 21.900 Cr- Mlts Camilla Chlpman, Magrath, Alta 6.300 Miss Bessie Carte, Commercial Cafe, LetHbridge, Alta Mr. Ralph K. Cameron, Natal, B. C. Miss Clara Cody, Fernle, B. C. Mrs. Cora Dougtas, Nanton, Alta. i- 83.1CO Miss Delia Drummond, Cranorook, B. C, Miss Clara Diemert, Champion, Alta. Mr J. J. Dugan, 1601 3rd Ave. E., Vancouver, B. C 29.6UO Mrs. E. W. Burning, Claresholm, Alta. Miss Ethel Falls, Burdett, Alta................ Tpr. W. P. Foley, Frank, Alta. (Returned Soldier) Mr. E. Fla, Staffordville, Mr. Wilfred Gwillim, Albion Ridge, Bessie Hlllis, Foremost, Alta...... Mies Lillian Harden, Etzikom, Alta....... Mrs. Helen Hunter, Coalhurst, Alta. ...___ Mrt. M. P. Hardmari, Elko, B. C......... Mrs. E. B. Holbrook, Trayers, Alta....... Mrs. B. Hogenson, Stirling, Alta. Miss Lela Lorensbury, High River, 91.300 Miss B. A. Lyons, Nanton, Alta. Miss Kate Matkin, Cardston, Miss Jane Maxwell, Burdett, Aita.............................. Mr. E. O. Mirrlmah, Retlaw, Anna Grassy Lake, Alta. Mr. A. J. Malcolm McPheters, Gen. Del., Lethbrldge p__ Mrs. N. M. Piton, 205 Fifth Ave. S., Uthbrfaje Mr. Finlay E. Ross, 519 Sixth St., Lethbrldgg Mrs. P. A. Smith, Granum, Mits Olive Smith, Aita................................ Mr. Gerald Sinclair. MUk River, a Jessie G. Shead, Pincher Creek, Alta....................... Miss Thompson, Box 24, Wardner, B. C................... Lou Thompson, Box, K., Raymond, AJta................... Miss Mabel Tufteland, Taber, Alta..........1................ Mils Bessie Thomas, Brant, Alta........................... Fern Workman, Box 73, Macleod, Mrs. Teddy Wihchcombe, Wlnnifrcd, AIU.................. Miss Kate Matkin, of Cardston, car- ried off the grand championship in The Herald's Prize Automobile Con- test which closed Saturday night, with votes. That ahe had successfully competed against her nearest rival by a margin, of. over i-otes was recognized as an outstanding achievement. The hard polled fifth highest number of votes and was declared the winner of the ?125.00 Columbia Grapoplione; Mr. E. Machine, which was generously loaiir ed by the Calgary branch of the Burroughs' Co. to the Contest Depart- Fia, of Staffordvlllei followed with j ment, insured absolute accuracy foi almost a million and a' half votes every candidate's vote totals and and was declared th'e winner of the' made the task of counting, the mill-. 5100.00 Cabinet of Hog'srs'Silver. Hiss ions of votes a comparatively easy Agar stood seventh at the final count, her prize being a fumed oak dining fought contest, "and tlie' energy ex- room set. Mrs. llohn Bullman, of War- penied in winning, will be the means I ner, had eighth highest number of of. others realizing the efforts she votes and will must have put forth to create SUCH a record. Hard Fought Contest The next three prizes were won and lost by small ffiarsins. A few more subscriptions secured during the triple offer would have caused, a diff- erent story in the totals. Miss Irene Benoit, of Nobleford, oc- cupied second place in the prize list after the Judges had made the final count and therefore is the winner b[ the 5-passenger Chevrolet. Miss Ben- inet of Rogers' given the Cab Silver. Sir. Wilfrid Gwillim, of Albion Ridge, was a close follower, less than half a million votes behind, and will therefore be given the next prize in the list, the The Subscribers' Contest At the outset of the Automobile Contest, it was announced, that four Cash prizes consisting of ?15.00 and ?10.00 would be given to the four subscribers who were able to predict the circulation tit the Daily Herald at the close. of e. .Contest. Several hundred sub- Serstooi given the Kitchen-cabinet and sets of Community Silver. r Big Winners AN, Had Early. Start One. of the outstanding features of n- ne. o e ousanng eaures oit had votes to her credit. the Coute3t is tbe f t oUhfl Miss Fern Worsman. of ize early start; stood tiiird at the Final Count, and is (The two automobile winnars and the winner ot the ?500 Willis piano were the winner of the third prize, the ?5QO.OO Willis Piano. Miss "Workman won her prize, with votes, just a little less than votes less than Miss Berioit and a little over votes "ahead of her nearest competitor. _ Mrs. P. A. Smith, of occu- pied fourth place in the prize list ________________ after the Final Count was made, and winning on account of the declining ribers got the number cor- wo more were just one number off. At the ulose" of the Contest the Daily Herald had subscribers. Although almost new subscrib- ers were secured during the' contest, several hundred of these new ones were for the weekly. Mr. E. M. Smith, of Granum, and Mr. C. E. Smith, of Granum, both published list of candidates. During the early weeks of the con- test; we spent columns of space, advis- ing 'candidates- to get the early start- stating that those, .with .the 'early start would have the tjest chances for Is therefore the winner of the 1 vote schedule, etc. Such, inde Cabinet of Wallace Silver. Mrs. Smith j the case. was a late entrant in the Contest and created aa unusual record during tbe the three weeks of her campaign. There is no doubt but what if she had got an early start Mike the other big winners, there would have' been a Judges Were Prominent Men The Judges who counted the votes and announced ._the prize winners were chosen from. most prominent citizens, "they were' Mr. difference in .tbe line up of prize win- W. Downer, Mr., e. B. Bowman and hers. Mrs. Smith, will be remembered Mr..G. R- Marnoch. These gentlemen as the winner of the 5100 Cash spent the evening in hard and care- special prize offered .for. the best ful judging, their dectekms being per- work done during the fourth and fifth tectly satisfactory to all. _ weeks of the contest. I Burroughs' Machine. Facilitates Count half a dozen automobiles to be dis- Mra. Lou Thompson of Raymond, The use of a Burroughs' Adding tributed instead of two. Almost New Subscribers Secured-Over votes cast in the largest and most suc- cessful contest ever conducted in Southern Alberta; among the first to enter the Contest.' sent in as their answers, and Their names appeared in ttie first tn accordance with the rules in case of a tie, the first .and second prizes will be spiit between the two Mr. Smiths. Mr. Peter Betta, of Raymond, and Mr. J. Sires, of Florann, tied for i thir-d and fourth place, each sending as their answers. The. third j and fourth prize will therefore he j split between Mr. Belts and Mr. Sires j in. accordance with the rules of the olfer. Thank You, Candidates The Herald wishes to most sincere- ly thank all who participated in the record breaking contest which closed Saturday night. Although is the watchword of the West, ouch success was not anticipated. Our only regret is that there were not The Prize Winners 1st Seven Passenger Studebaker. Miss Kate Matkin, 2ml 5-Passenger- Chevrolet. iuiss Irene Benoit, Nobleford..........'............... 3rd Willis Piano. Miss Fern Workman, JIaclcqd....................... 4th Cabinet of Wallace Silver Mrs; P. A. Smith, Granum.............................. 5th Columbia Graphonhone. Mrs. Lou Thompson, Raymond 6th Cabinet of Rogers' Silver Mr. E. Fla, Staffordville 7798000 7th Fumed Oak Dining Room Set. Miss Stella L. Agar, Bow Island t 3W 400 8th Cabinet of Rogers' Silver Mrs. John Bulman, Warner 4804000 9th Prizer-The Cabinet of Rogers' Silver .llr. Wilfrid Gwillim, Albion Ridge ................._...' Handy Kitchen Cabinet 'JliBB Olive Smith, Barons..........................---- 11th Cabinet of Community Silver. '.Mips.jtessio Hilfe, Foremost 12th PriKer-The Cabinet of Community Silver. Mrs. B. Stirling Judges' Statement We, the. Judges appointed to make the Final Count of Voten ,t'or The liethbridge Herald's Prize Contest, do hereby.certify that iho above candidates (ire entitled to the prizes set opposite tbeir names.. Wo find upon official canvas of the votes that the Contest ,hlis been con- ducted in a fair and impartial manner. Signed: -FRED W. DOWNER O. D. BOWMAN Cf. It. -MARNOCH ;