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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 11, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Moiiclay, November 11,11)12. THE LKTIIBRIDGE ftACT.Y HKtCALlJ NOVEMBER 11, 1912 Contest Closes one month f rom tp-da The Time Will be Long or Short, According to the kind of Campaign You Are Conducting - December 11 Will Come Very Soon if You Are a Hustler  ONE OF THE FIRST PRIZE OPTIONS THE CANDIDATE HAVING THE HIGHEST VOTE AT THE CLOSE OF THE CONTEST MAY TAKE THIS LARGE BUNCH OP MONEY INSTEAD OF THE COTTAGE, THE AUTOMOBILE OR THE TRIP AROUND THfe WORLD. AccordiuB to the vote on Saturday, a number of the candidates wdro able to Ijold Ihe |>acs. But don't "feed in" your rtservo to keep in the first division. Try 'and get iubacrlpWons from day to day-with some to spare-to use on voting day. . ' Malte a. special effort tomalte u big gatliering of subscriptions during the second period schedule. You have two weeks from today to make the "gath-orini^" The subscriptions you get the next fourteen daya may turn the tide in favor of one of the big prizes. ~ If you have any more h\istIo about you- and you have-now is the time to continue lo show it. Make up your mind with a click and start iu to flnlsh the business at once and finish it right. The field is not covered, for either renewals or new business. . The }ler-aid had 5200 subscribers when the contest was announced. Payments during' the contest have been secured from not over one in each ten of t]ie old subscribers. That's the teccrd on the contest booky. Don't tramp over a lot of territory looking for renewals. Of course, keep rlKht after tho old,"business, but have your "hooks" out tor new sulyscribers while your are doing it. Over a score of the candidates are "stayers." The vote shows that. Then stay with both feet-no half-way business about it. S,wing in with a biR bunch of subscriptions every day until tlio close of the second period schedule-but don't dult then. Let the other candidate quit. Come on with the votes. Do a little better than the others are doing if you want to win a bis prir.e. Don't drift along with a subscription or two a day. COme along with a half a dozen or more at a time, but no matter !io wmnny it la, malce a spurt. One of the candidates �ald yesterday; "I'd like to take a day off, but I can't afford to do'so, because while 1 would be loafing, the other candidates would be getting the votes." Weil, there you are. This contestant has llie proper idea of how to work to win. CAN'T DRIFT TO THE TOP You can't,drift to the top, that's evident. You can't expect others to quit getting votes so that you can pull to tho top with little effort. Tliose contestants wlio are holding good positions intend to" hang on, �nd doni' forget that. Tho only way you can get up where they are Is to crowd ahead of them-pulj them down with votes. Tile contest time is passing. Once you get a good place hang onto to It as long as you can. Of course, we don't undertake to say how many votes It will take to wi'i the. first prize-but that ?1200 solid cash is worth lighting for. After the contest la over many of the candidates wiio did not put forth their best efforts will see v/here they could have won. It will be too late then. NOW is the time to work. SECOND VOTE PERIOD After all, tho reduction in the voting schedule is not so very great when it is taken into consideration tliat flie contest has sained such an impetus More people are watohiug the progress ot candidatcj, and subscriptions will come easifer than at the beginning. 'I'ti'o records cf competitions conducted by the manager of this affair show that tiie bulii of the votes are secured during the latter part of the contest. The reading public, to whom the can- j didntes naturally appeal for support, got w'arined up to tho occasion and lend V their help more readily at tho close than at tiie beginning of a contest. An-. '4 other thing, the candidates with the nec&3gary "backbone" that constitute* i> really popular people-the stayers and the stickers-are to tho fore during"'' the closing weeks, and patrons of the paper can easily see where to place ' ' their votes-where they will do the most good, of course. In a recent contest a young girl who was competing for a Shetland pont outfit spoke of the length of the contest. VBut" said the contest manager.' "just think how long the winners will have the ponies." "Yes," she came right back, "but think of the long time the ones who do not win will be with-' out ponies." The moral is-Do your best to win a good prize while the opportunity is here. ' 1 The List of - $1,500 house, to be erected by The Herald; or 91,500 automobile vf i any make; or a trip around the world, all expenas* paid, or 91200 cash. Eight hundred dollar Angelus Player Piano. Four hundred dollar McMillan Upright Plana. , , ' Two hundred and fifty dollar order on any Lsthbridge merchant advaiHit-ing In the Herald, or $200 In cash. - . One hundred and fifty dollar parlor suite or dining room suite, to b�" purchased from an advertiser,- or 9125.00 eaah. One hundred dollar Victrola and 916 worth of records, or 9100 cash. Sixty dollars in cash. v ^ Forty-five dollars In cash. Thirty dollars In cash. > \ Twenty-five dollars in cash, j . a i , ADDITIONAL OPTIONS-Inslead of fourth prize candidate may tak* $120 course In Gnrbutt Business College and 9100 cash; Instead of fifth prize same coure and |30 cash or the above course in lieu of sixth prist. Ten per cent cpmtftission to candidataa who do net win a regular priae. HOW THE PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED The above prizes will bo awarded to the ten candidates, regardless, of residence, having the highest vote, the leader having choice of first prli* options, the one standing second, having choice of the nine remaining prizes, headed by the player piano and so on, until all the prices are taken up.; Pianog have been purchased from Robert Ibey, 410:12tb St. A., south, i local representative ot Gourlay,'Winter & Leeming,.'l'oronto. Secoiul Votiiij? Sclictlilie Ends November 25tli Further nominations will lie'accepted. Use the "Nomination Blank" to be found In another page of this Issue at. Herald. Contest Closes December 11th Handsome Structure Formally Set Apart for Service-Description of Building (Special to tlie Herald). Fornie, Nov. 10.-The dedication oi Church ot" The'TlolyFamily, here io-dayi by very llcv. Father Altofl, Vicar-General of .Nelson, assisted l)y Very Uev. l^ablier .1.. Welch, CM.I., and Uev. FiUlicr Michcis, marks the A coincidence o! today's sacred ceremonies is the presence ol Very Rev. Father Welch, now ol the Holy Rosary church of Vancouver.^who waa the first priest in charge' of this parish and the builder rff the first Catli-olic churcli in Fernie. Father Welch was succeeded here by Rev. Father Mcleux Cocola, now in the Fort George district, and later Jjy Rev-Fafclier Tavernier, also stationed in Vancouver. Father Michels succeeded Father Tavernier over two years ago, j and | the new church -was started last year. Torta)-'.'i .services began witli Higli completion ol the rebuilding ot the ^ , ^, . - , . clmrclics oi Kernie, made necessary by i 8:30 this mornmg ,n the old the deluge of fire which swept away j ^m\diu&. evcrv ]90S'. Kernie church on .-Vugust 1, riie dedicatory services in tlie new ciiurch began at 10:30, mass being Otlicr visiting priests were : i-^ather celebrated and a dedicatory sermon Riouciiet, of Maclcod; Father Doucel H?'"*^ prcaclied by Very Kev. Father of Calgarv ; Father Uuax, Blood In-: WelL'li- ronigiit, Very Rev. Father viian Reserve, ami leathers Meisner ^ �''^''^"" preached fronv the new pulpit and O'Mcii. '^ crowded church of attentive wor- Hcf�rc tlic lire, all tho churches "''iUPCs. were of wooden construction and of school district No. 2840 of the Prov-o;^ inco of Alberta. Senior trustee, P. J.'/.'f Coleman, Winnifred. ' ; > Good advertising of a good article') / in H good newspaper always pays, i," EASTERN EXCURSIONS PE^ 1-51,1912 VIA THREE TRAINS DAILY Lctlibriflge io Toronto and Rctiini, $5�.35 Lctlibi'idge to Montreal and Return, $04.35. Correapondina low rates to points In Ontario, Queljoo and Maritime Provinces Ticket* on Sale December 1�t toSlst In- ClUSiVil Good to return within three month* "9 Liberal Extension Privileges Tipkots iasued in connection with TRANS-� ATLANTIC TRIPS on sale Novenibor 7th to Decomlior 31st, mclusivo and limited to,Ave months from date of Issue, with privileges of extension. Finest equipment. Standard and Tourist Slaoping Oars, Dining cars on ail through trains. Compartment Library, OtojerviUion cars on "Imperial Idmited" and"Toronto Express". Siiecial Througli Tourist Car Serviee " In connection with thqso e-xcursioua. For dates of departure and . revljrvatlons apply to local ageut. Tickets Via ail Trans-Atianlie Steamship Lines For full Information, rail and steamship clokets, apply to Sj'B." MITCHELL, TIpkot Agent, LethbrldQe, or wrile to � R. G. MeNEILLIE, "*  Diatrlet Passenger Agent, Caleary, Albarta";' 11 ;