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OFFERS MANY GRAND PRIZES, TO BE GIVEN AWAY
IN ITS POPULAR VOTING CONTEST
THE COOS BAY TIMES announces a popular voting contest that will eclipse anything of its kind ever conducted in
Southern Oregon First Grand Prize a $400 Gabler Piano, to be given away to the most popular secret or fra
ternal society, lodge, school or young lady receiving the largest number of votes under the conditions named else
where. Second Grand Prize a Solid Mahogany $7500 Talking Machine Third Prize a Full
paid $7500 Scholarship in the Miller-Cleaver Business College, at North Bend Fourth
Prize a $5000 Lady's Tailor-made Suit Fifth Prize Lady's or Gentleman's
Gold Watch Sixth Prize Gentleman's Tailor-made Suit, made to
order for winner 7th Prize a magnificent Library Table
Other Prizes may be awarded during the progress of the Contest, but these
arc the ones now purchased, and every one will be given away on votes cast
by subscribers to the Daily and Weekly COOS BAY TIMES. Remember,
these Prizes have no strings to them. No money is required from candidates
and subscribers pay only regular subscription rates. Votes are not sold under any circumstances, but are Given Away. Old subscribers, as well as new subscribers, may vote.
Read lh Conditions e& Nominate Your Favorite
Value of Special Ballots
SUBSCRIPTIONS TO THE COOS BAY TIMES IX ADVANCE.
Dally Times, one month...
Dally Times, three months.
Dally Times, six months...
Dally Times, one year
Dally Times, two years...
Weekly Times, one year...
Weekly Times, two years.
It will bo noticed that on all new subscriptions double votes will be
Issued. Old subscriptions will receive one-half as many votes as new
In all cases where ballots are issued subscriptions must bo paid in
advance, except where there is an amount duo on back subscription and
It may be paid up and at least one month in advance to receive votes
for the entire amount. The full amount of money must bo paid at the
In addition to the votes given on subscription there will be a coupon
published in each Issue of the Dally and Weekly Times which when cut
out and filled In will count as one voto. These ballots must be cut out
of the paper and mailed or sent to the Times office before the expiration
of the date printed on each coupon.
A now subscriber must be one not at present receiving The Times.
Stopping the paper and starting It again or transferring the subscription
from one member of the family to another does not count, as a new sub-
BALLOTS CANNOT BE BOUGIIT;THEY MUST BE CUT FROM THE
TAPER OR SErUREI) BY SUBSCRIPTION.
Subscribers living anywhere may voto for any candidate in any dis
trict. VALUE TO NOMINATIONS.
The Times will give to each person making a nomination which proves
to be that of the winner of any of the prizes of this contest, one year's
subscription to the Daily Times. Any person has the privilege of nomi
nating one or more candidates. Nominations should be mailod to the
Times Contest Manager. Candidates can be nominated at any time but
it Is a great advantage for candidates to have their name In the first
list published, so that friends may not agree to work for someone else
not knowing who are entered in thocontest. It absolutely costs no
thing to nominate a candidate. The first list of candidates will be pub
lished In The Times Tuesday, August f.
Write plainly. It is advisable to
use this blank, but nominations can
be writen on any paper. Coupon is
printed for convenience only. Fill out
this coupon and mail at once.
As the Most Popular Candidate in the COOS
BAY TIMES Contest.
Each nomination sent in will
count FIVE votes If sent to THE
COOS BAY TIMES Contest Manager
before August 15, 1908. THE
TIMES reserves the right to reject
any objectionable nominations.
Who May Enter this Great Contest
Any Secret or Fraternal Society, Organization, School or Lady is eli
gible for the First Grand Prize, providing conditions set forth below
are complied with. ;
Any Person is eligible for the District prizes. Societies or Lodges
are not eligible for any but the Grand Prize.
Every candidate must be regularly nominated on the blank printed
on this page or similar one.
Candidates must reside in the district or territory from which nomi
nated. No candidate will be permitted to transfer votes to another after
receiving them for themselves.
The right is reserved to withdraw the offer in any district where only
one candidate is nominated or voted for.
Ballots sent in for names not properly nominated will be destroyed
A ballot will be printed every day during the life of contest. This
ballot will count one vote. All ballots will bo dated, and will be void
unless received at the Times office or on or before the expiration date as
printed. All ballots must be sent direct to the Contest Manager of the
Times, postage fully prepaid. No employe of the Times or inemberof
any employe's family will be eligible as a candidate. Any successful
candidate shall have the right to name a substitute subject to our ap
proval. The decision of the contest manager as to the award of the prizes
shall be final and conclusive.
In accepting nominations all candidates must accept and agree to abl
de by the above conditions.
In case of any contestants receiving the same number of votes and
thero is a tie, the winner will be determined by lot.
TUESDAY, AUGUST "4, 1908
SATURDAY, OCT. 31, 1908
AT 9 P. M.
REMEMBER EACH DISTRICT WILL RECEIVE ONE PRIZE, REGARDLESS OF THE VOTES CAST IN ANY OTnER DISTRICT HOWEVER, NO CONTESTANT WJLLL JRE
' ' CEIVE MORE THAN OFE PRIZE. J
The winning of theso magnificent prizes is not a question, of money. It is the result of extensive acquaintance, loyal friendship and enthusiastic co-operation. Several Lodges
and hundreds of' young ladles havo many warm friends who will unite in an effort to win the beautiful J400 piano for them the time is short in threo months from tha first pub
lication of the names of candidates, prizes will be won. Be a winner. You risk nothing and may gain much. Think how much it; is worth to win $400 piano or another valuable
prize and solely as the result of votes of admiring friends. You can If you will bo one of the fortunate winners. Tho CpoB Bay Times has-dono Its part. The rest; is for you
and your friends.
' The piano will bo awarded to the Lodgo, Society, School, pr lady receiving tho greatest number of votes in the five districts. The other prizes--one In each district the per
son standing highest lp each district will recolvo a prize first choice going to the one having the largest vote, second to next largest and so on down.
First district will include Marsbfleld, second district will include all the city of North Bend and Empire, third district will include all the city of Bandon, fourth district will In
clude the town of Myrtle Point, fifth district includes tho town of Coquille and each district will Include allterrltory tributary to the various toiyns.
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