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About The news=record. (Enterprise, Wallowa County, Or.) 1907-1910 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 31, 1907)
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TF.I.KPHONB HOMK INDEPENDENT NO. 31
H. A. GALLOWAY
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"One ytSar fl.60
KEliULAK KUHHCltlFTIO.X KATKS
Three months 50 cents
Hl'ECIAI. COUNTY ADVERTISING OFFICII
Regular ubscrll)ors may have as ninny copies as they desire sent outside of the
oouuty at the following rates, cash in advance:
Yearly subscriptions Six months 60 oents
each, 1.00. Three " 85 "
Worth Going After.
The News Record is proud to present
tbe'riplendid army of prizes in the greut
$405 prize contest. We are sure every
one will say thejoffering is truly a lib
eral one for a small country weekly
newspaper, fur larger in proportion to
resources and territoryithan is made by
the rarKe city dailies.
This la an(ugo of advertising. The ob
ject of this contest is to advertise the
News Record in every part of this
county and to make it a fumiliar and
welcome visitor in ovcry home. The
contest will be conducted in nn abso
lutely impartial maimer and the prizes
will lie cheerfully given to the most de
serving whoever they may be. The
division of the county into districts
gives everyone an equal chance. It is a
fair field and no favor.
Another contest that will no doubt
excite as much interest as the News
Record's own, is started in this paper
this week. The liberal offer by W. J.
Funk & Co., will be the talk of the
young folks of the county, and that
means everyone will be interested.
A $405 Prize Gontest.
(Continued from First Pago.)
for his or her time w hether he or the
wins a prize or not. This is no 5
or 6 months job like the Portland
papers require but the contest closes
Saturday, DecemlHsr 28, 1907, at 5 p. ni.
Only two mouths in which to carry
away a prize- and pay that will be
splendid wages for the time spent.
Here are the prizes:
1 Grand Prize, value 1165
8 First Prizes, value 45 each 135
3 Second Prizes, value 20 each 60
3 Third Prizes, value $10 each 30
Special Prize at least . 15
The contest is open to any person,
except New Recoid employes or fam
ily, in Wallowa county. The conditions
are fully explained below. All you
need to do is to call at the News Record
office or send your name and address
and you will be enrolled as a contestant.
Full instructions and commissions paid
will be sent you. Start right out among
your friends and neighbors. You will
be surprised how easy it is to secure sub
scriptions to the News Record, which
ia alroady known and recognized all
over the county as the newsiest paper.
Every new subscriber will receive the
News Record until Jan. 1, 1000, for $1 50
also the choice of the American Farmer
one year free, or the privilejie of send
ing the News Record free 3 months to
some friend outside Wallowa comity,
or an order on the Fallniau Studios for
a cabinet photograph, f 150 size.
Was ever so much value offered for the
The county is divided into three
districts (see below) putting contest
ants on an equality of opportunity.
The thickly settled parts are grouped
together, with the contiguous territory,
while the more sparsely settled parts
form a district by themselves. The
contestant at Flora, or Imnului, d es
not compete with the ones in Enter
prise, Joseph, Lostine or Wallowa.
The contestants In the hint three
named towns have equal chance w ith
those in Enterprise for a larger percent
age of people here now t;iku the paper
than in the other towns'. Everybody
has an equal chance. Fair field and
no favor. May the njost desoi ing win.
Names of contestants and their stand
ing will lie published ach week. The
record of votes cast wil always be
open to inspection by any one interested.
Following ate the Prizes and Conditions:
Great List of Prizes In the
News Record's $405
OCTOBER 81, 1907.
FIVE (5) VOTES FOR
This coupon must be voted ou or
before November 14, 1907
at 5 p. m.
Enter NOW. Contestants first
in the field have the advantage
of unpledged subscriptions.
Grand Prize $165.
Lot 7, of block 4, in Beautiful Alder View Addition to the city of
Enterprise The lot is on LitcL street, one block from Depot street
It is 50x145 feet in size, level, sub-irrigated, all in lawn grass and its
soil is of the finest. It is situated midway between the business section
of the city and the O. It. fe N. railway depot. Leading business and
professional men have bought lots in Alder View addition 19 lots
sold there in the last three months and beautiful homes are being
erected all around the grand prize lot. It is not as good, it it. better
than each. All the lots in the immediate, vicinity are held at $165 or
higher one across the street at $300 and an advance will surely
occur before spring. It is needless to tell of Alder View everyone in
the county is familiar with this peerless residenco section of Enterprise,
There are no undesirable lots there but the grand prize lot is one of the
choicest. It was purchased of Daniel Iloyd, manner of the Wallowa
Law, Land & Abstract company, who owns and has the exclusive sale
of Alder View lots.
Three First Prizes $135.
PRIZES KOS. 2, 3 AND 4.
One offered to the leading contestant (except winner of Grand Prize) in
each of the three districts into which the county is divided for this
First Prize $45.
f , . PRIZE NO. 2.
New Royal Sewing Machine purchased of Fred S. Ashley, dealer in
furniture and stoves. It is 5-drawer, drop head of handsome new
design, beautiful and eymetrical in every detail. - Center drawer is ser
pentine, side drawers rounded. Stand equipped with latest improved
ball bearings. List price 150. No higher grade machine on the mar-
let than the New Royal, for which Mr. Ashley is exclusive agent.
The prize machine is on exhibit at his store, opposite the Wallowa
First Prize $45.
PRIZE NO. 3.
Improved Victor III Talking Machine bought of E. B. Wheat, ieweler
and dealer in watches, silverware and musical instruments. Victor III
has handsome quartered-oak cabinet with hinge top, 10-inch turn
table, double tandem spring motor, playing several records with one
winding and can be wound while i)layin2, 200 needles free, horn latest
large bell of beautiful design. Mr. Whent is sole aeent for the Victor.
and the prize machine can be seen in the window of hin establishment.
First Prize $45.
PRIZE NO 4. ,
Rambler Bicycle bought of Rodgers Bros., dealers in new and second
hand furniture, stoves and general furnishing coods. Nothing need
be said in praise of the Rambler everybody knows it is and has been
for years the standard high-grade bicycle none better made. The
prize wheel is on exhibit in Rodgers Bros,' store, on River street one
block south of W. J. Funk & Co's. ,
Three Second Prizes $60.
' PRIZES NOS. 5, 6 AND 7.
One for the next to the leading contestant (except winner of grand
prize) in each of the three districts.
Second Prize $20.
PRIZE NO. 5.
Elegant, Four Drawer Dresser, with French bevel mirror (24x30 inches)
bought of G. I. Ratcliff, the Enterprise furniture dealer. The dresser
is 6i feet high, 3J feet wide, 1J feet deep; is of beautiful Golden Oak
finish, made of kiln-dried Oregon ash, which for hardness ami wearing
qualities is superior to plain oak. Top drawers have the fashionable
s.vell f-unt. The dresper is on exhibit at Mr. Ratcliff's store, and he
makes the special offer if the winner perfers he or she can have $20 in
value of any other article in his big stock.
Second Prize $20.
PRIZE NO. 6.
Single Breast Harness bought of L. Berland, the well known dealer in
harness, saddles and leather goods. It iB a splendid harness, patent
leather finish, nickle plated mountings and carries Mr. Berland's
guarantee of good value for the money. It can be seen at his shop on
Second Prize $20.
PRIZE NO. 7.
Handsome Gold Watch, guaranteed to us nn a first-class time-keener in
every respect, and with a ten-year warranted gold-filled case.
Three Third Prizes $30.
PRIZES NO. 8, 9 AND 10.
One for the third leading contestant (except Grand Prize winner) in
each of the three districts.
Third Prize $10.
PRIZE NO. 8
Choice of tbo following: 1. Guaranteed Belmont razor, genuine
hoNehide strop, shaving brush, automatic bill-clasping leather pocket
book, Moore's non-leakable $3.50 fountain pen, and handsome brier
pipe; or 2 Beautiful satin covered handkerchief box, best hair brush,
mirror and stand, $1 bottle of best perfume, box, 3 cakes, best, toilet
soap, Packer's, Pears or Colgates, Bottle Wisdom's Robertine, box best
stationery, set, 3, finest scissors. Articles of this prize bought of Bur-
naugh & Mayfield, druggists and dealers in beautiful Christmas gifts,
and are on exhibit at their store on Main street.
Third Prize 10.
PRIZE NO. 9.
Choice of the following: 1. Beautifully decorated, gold edged glass
tea, fruit and water sets, 25 pieces; or, (2.) 22-calibre Hopkins & Allen
rifio, E. M. Dickinson, Sheffield, hunting knife and high-grade "Keen
Kutter" pocketknife. Articles of this prize bought of Hartshorn &
Keltner, dealers in dishes, stoves, general hardware, roofing, doorp,
windows, paints, guns and sporting goods, and can be seen on exhibit
at their store on Main street.
Third Prize 10.
PRIZE NO. 10
Webster's International Dictionary, newest, up-to-date edition, bound
in full sheep; 2380 page3, 5000 illustrations, and with 25,000 new
words recently added.
Special Prize $15.
PRIZE NO. 11.
Ten subscriptions to the News Record for the first list of 10 new yearly
subscribers received through the mall by the News Record between 7:30
a. m., hour of opening of postoflice in Enterprise, Wednesday, Nov. 20,
and 5 p. m., Saturday, Nov. 23. This is open to all contestants. Only
new subscriber's count. If two lis'3 of 10 arrive at same time, each
contestant will receive a prize of 7 subscriptions; if three lists of 10,
each will receive a prize of 6 subscriptions; if 4 or more, each will re
ceive a prize of 5 subscriptions. This guarantees to EVERY CON
TESTANT sending in a list of 10 new subscribers between the dates
and hours named, a PRIZE of 5 SUBSCRIPTIONS to the News Record
to dispose of as each may desire. . Remember, the votes for new sub
scribers go with this prize. If you send in the first list you receive 10
subscriptions that you may sell for $15, and SIX THOUSAND
VOTES toward the other prizes. If you send in a list of 10 whether
it is first or not, you receive 5 subscriptions to do with as you please,
and THREE THOUSAND VOTES toward the other prizes.
Conditions of News Record's Great $405
All the prizes, except the Special Prize, No. 11, will be awarded in
order of number of votes credited to contestants. Each coupon clipped
from a News Record counts 5 votes if voted within its time limit. Ad
ditional extra votes for payment on subscriptions as per table pub
lished each week in News Record, if voted within 14 days after certifi
cate is issued from News Record office.
No employe of the News, Record is allowed to enter this contest, or
any member of the family of the publisher.
For the purpose of equalizing the chances of contestants in differ
ent parts, the county is divided into three districts, as follows:
" " " 4, Liberty
District No. 1.
School District No. 21, Enterprise
' " " t, Joaeph
' " 2, Alder
" " 23, Heavis
District No. 2.
School District No. 7, Lostine
" " " 12 Wallowa
" " " 19, Trout Creek
" " " 17, Fairview
" " " 1, Lower Valley
" " ' 19,jVillow Springs
" " " 40, Pace
District No. 3.
All the remainder of the County
Contestants will be credited to the district in which they reside, but are
allowed to seoure subscriptions and votes will be oredited to them from any
where In the United States.
The Grand Prize will be given to the contestant credited with the most
First ohoice of the first prizes will be given to contestant having next high
est number of votes. The other two first prizes will be given to the leading
contestants In the other two districts (barring always the Grand Prize winner
Seoud and Third Prizes awarded in same way, making 3 prizes for each
district, a Grand and a Special Prize for all districts. If three contestants in
Enterprise should secure, say, 15,000, 12,000 and 10,000 votes respectively, and
the leading contestant In District 3 only 5000 votes, the latter would neverthe
less secure one of the first prizes valued at $15.00.
All certificates for extra votes will be marked non-transferable and will be
issued only in favor of oue person.
All Contestants will be paid for their Time
In addition to the prizes each and every contestant will receive a liberal
com mission, so that each one will be paid liberally for his or her time. You
can't lose and if you work diligently and persistently you will doubtless make
the best wag js you ever dia in the same time. Do not delay. Start now.
Write to the News Record for complete instructions, terms, each.
Extra Additional Votes for Cash Payments
For every 25 cents paid on back subscription
For 1 year Advance Subscription (old)
" 1 ' ' " (new)
" 2 " " " (old or new)
"40 months" " " "
$ .25, votes 50 Extra
1.50, " 450 "
1.60, " 600 "
3.00, ' 1500 "
5 00, " 3ooo "
JOSEPH G. CA1P
Eloquent Orator of the South
.NOVEMBER 12 '
Seats on sale Thursday, November 7, at
Burnaugh C& Mayfield' s. Season ticket hold
ers may reserve their seats on and after
Tuesday, November 5.
USUAL POPULAR PRICES
Harness and Saddles
L. BERLASMD -iE harness and
BtHLrtHU, SADDLE MAM 3
Yin ""PP'y S'"" needs in the Leather Goods line more cheaDlv and
fZZV 0".?'1" a,,y ot,ler denier in WaTlowrPcouZ :
Let him tit you out for the season's work. Repair work a specialty:
MAIN STREET, ENTERPRISE, OREGON ;
'Cartful Banking latum tht Safety ofDepoMlf.'
Depositors Have That Guarantee at
OF ENTERPRISE, OREGON.
.. CAPITAL $50,000
We do a General Banking Business
Exchange Bought and Sold on
All Principal Cities
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W. R. HOLMES,
GEO. S. CRAIG,
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