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About The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 9, 1921)
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SOLVE THIS FIGURE PUZZLE
WIN A BIG CASH PRIZE
What others have done
J you can do if you try.
Read what prize winners
in former contests have
HE WON THE FORD CAR IN GREAT PUZZLE
Dear Sirs: This being Thanksgiving Day, I can think
of no more appropriate time in which to acknowlege and
thank you for the delightful information which your
letter contains, informing me that I have been awarded
Special First Prize in "Percy's Puzzled 1" contest, of the
Ford Touring Car.
Indeed this was entirely surprising and unexpected. I
can find no expression of my thanks to the judges and
the Pubishing Company for awarding me such a mag
1 wish to assure you that it shall be my earnest desire
to do all in my power for such a splendid, -wide-awake,
up-to-the-minute magazine as it is a veritable pillar of
I inspiration and helpfulness to the people as a whole.
Again thanking you, I beg to remain,
Yours very sincerely,
-r ' ROY C. McGRATH.
JUST SHOW SAMPLE COPY NO DIFFICULTY
GETTING QUALIFYING SUBSCRIPTIONS TO
WIN A PRIZE
''- I found practically no difficulty in persuading my
friends to subscribe to your magazine after I had shown
them my sample copy, and I may say that they are all
Wghly pleaseu witl; tie magazine.
I am glad that I won the fifteenth prize in your Auto
' 7 . " CLARENCE THOMSON.
AN $800.00 CECIUAN PLAYER WENT TO MR.
HERON AS 2ND PRIZE IN "WAR PROVERB"
Your telegram and also letter of the 5th to hand, and
may I say it is the most agreeable surprise that I ever
It was, with many misgivings, that I entered the con
testbut as it wasn't very hard, I decided to send the
reply. Regarding the qualifying subscriptions, I found
, them very easily secured.
Accept my very sincere thanks for awarding me sec
ond place in your recent contest, and wishing your Com
pany every success in the future, I remain,
G. MAITLAND HERON.
$241.00 BRUNSWICK PHONOGRAPH SUR
i PRIZES THIS CONTESTANT
' Your telegram of congratulations certainly did delight
: me beyond expression. I felt that it was almost too good
to be true, and could scarcely realize that I had been
awarded such a beautiful prize for the small amount of
time it required to answer the Proverbs and secure the
necessary qualifying subscriptions, and I wish to thank
you for the kind assistance and encouragement you gave
to me at all times throughout the contest.
- I cannot let this opportunity pass without expressing
my opinion and approval of your wonderful magazine,
which is growing bigger, broader and better as all the
worthy things should. All who have seen and read the
magazine express themselves as pleased with it, and I
found itan easy matter to get the subscriptions, which I
sent in. . .
" Thanking you for your kind and courteous treatment
at all times, and. wishing you success without measure, I
assure you that I will always have a good word for your
magazine and Company.
J. A. TRUSSLER.
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Rearrange the figures in the above square in such a manner that they will count 15 every way
and send us your answer, together with your name and address, and if it is correct, we will at once mail
you a magnificent three-color auto road map and 1920 census of the state of Oregon, and full particu
lars on one simple condition that you must fulfill, together with an illustrated prize list This condi
tion is very easy and need not cost you one cent of your own money it is merely a matter of securing
two annual subscriptions ($1.00 each) to the PACIFIC HOMESTEAD, the oldest and best weekly farm
magazine published in the Pacific Northwest
HOW TO SEND YOUR SOLUTION
Use only one side of the paper that contains the solution and put your name and address on the
upper right hand corner.
Three independent judges, having no connection with this firm, will award the prizes, and the
answer gaining 250 points will take the first prize. You will get 100 points for solving the puzzle,
40 will be awarded for general appearance, style, spelling, punctuation, etc, 10 points for hand writ
ing, and 100 points for fulfilling the conditions of the contest
The announcement of the prize winners and the correct solution will be printed at the close of the
contest, and a copy mailed to each person sending in a solution.
This splendid offer will only be good for a limited time, so send in your solution right away now
PUZZLE CONTEST EDITOR
THE PACIFIC HOMESTEAD
FROM THE WINNER OF A $450.00 PIANO
Mrs. Chas. Stafford entered our 1915 contest and se- j
cured only four subscribers to qualify her entry. Her
entry was awarded second prire a beautiful Gourlay
Piano, valued at $450.00. j
Mrs. Stafford writes : j
Gentlemen : The magnificent Gourlay piano won in
the contest was received in good condition and has been
much admired by my friends, both for its appearance and
quality of tone. I assure you I greatly appreciate this
I always read with pleasure your magazine, and I
really cannot state which page I am most interested in,
as so many of the pages are filled with interesting and
Yours very truly,
MRS. CHAS. STAFFORD.
THANKS FOR PRIZE SUBSCRIBERS
DELIGHTED WITH MAGAZINE
I am in receipt of your letter, informing me that I
have won a prize in the recent contest. Please accept my
sincere thanks. It was an easy matter to secure the quali
fying subscriptions, and I am sure my subscribers are
delighted with it. "Just fine," is what they say about it.
Thanking you for all the past kindness and the en
couragement you extended towards me, I remain,
MISS MINNIE "RUDOLPH.
SUBSCRIBERS PLEASED WITH MAGAZINE,
CONTESTANTS PLEASED WITH RESULTS OF
Glad to see that I have been awarded a prize in the
Great Puzzle Contest.
The way I obtained my subscriptions was by visiting
the few friends that I have made, as I have only been out
here just over nine months, so that I have not many
friends, but they were very pleased with the reading. As
soon as the busy time just now is over, I hope to be able to
sell your magazine more freely,
THANKS US FOR CHECK AND STRAIGHTFOR
WARD WAY WE CONDUCT OUR CONTEST
I am in receipt of your check for $100.00 as First
Prize in the recently closed contest and I wish to thank
you very sincerely, not only for the check, but for the
genuine straightforward way in which you have con
ducted the contest.
I am sure that the Editors of your magazine have every
reason to congratulate themselves upon the clean, whole
some reading given their readers, and I feel that any prize
contest offered by the management in the future will be
conducted in the same honorable way as this.
Yours respectfully, !
W. II. FIELD.
EVERY SUBSCRIBER TO MAGAZINE
Your favor of the 5th inst. to hand, advising that I
have been awarded Fourteenth prize in the contest. (The
Great "War Proverb.")
Regarding your magazine. I found no trouble in se
curing subscriptions. I did not have to go outside of the ,
house for them. I obtained them from friends visiting
here, by showing the sample copy you sent me. Two
copies have already been received by the subscriber. They
are all pleased and like the magazine. They say it par
ticularly because it is up-to-date in everything.
Yours very truly,
MRS. CECIL HOWELL, j-
APPRECIATES OUR COURTESY THROUGH
OUT THE ENTIRE CONTEST
I beg to express my sincere appreciation of your pay
ment of $20 in full settlement for Seventh Prize in your
recent great Moving Picture Contest, and to thank you
for the courtesy and promptness throughout the entire
time I worked for you.
I did not send a great number of subscriptions, and
was surprised that this did not affect the awarding of
the prizes as are frequently the case with other con
cerns. Your very truly, j j
J. Hi GILLMAN.
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