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Saturday, Kabruary 5, 1»1«
THE FALLS CITY NEWS
SEVERAL HUNDRED DOLLARS IN PRIZES
-To Be Distributed In A
BIG PIANO CONTEST
By The Falls City News and Falls City Merchants.
The Capital Prize
Several of the Merchants of Falls
City have contributed
Which will be give by
The Falls City NEWS
will be an elegant
and will give
Local Vote Coupons
With each $1.00 Cash
Obermeyer & Sons
Rules and Regulations Governing the Contest are as Follows!
A N N O U N C E M E N T —This Piano and Popular Voting Contest will be
conducted fairly and honestly on business principles, strictly
with justice and fairness to all concerned. With the above
principles, it will be an assured success.
P R I Z E S — The Capital priie will be an Obermeyer & Sons’ Piano.
Also other valuable prizes to the amount of many dollars which
are announced herewith.
C A N D I D A T E S — Young ladies in this and adjoining towns are elig
ible to en ter this contest, and the party receiving the largest
number of votes will receive the beautiful $400 Obermeyer &
Sons' Piano, and other premiums will be distributed in accord
ance with the contestants’ standing at the final count.
TI E IN V O T t — Should any of the contestants tie in votes for any
of the prizes, a similar prize will be awarded.
V OT E S O l A S P E D — Votes will be issued in the following denomin
New subscribers, 600 v o tes................................................. $ 1.00
Renewals, 500 voles............................................................. 1.00
Renewals, more than one year, 690 votes ...................... 1.00
Back subscriptions, 400 v o te s............................................. 1.00
5 years New or Renewal Subscriptions, 5000 v o te s......... 5.00
10 years New or Renewal Subscriptions, 12500 votes...... 10.00
20 years New or Renewal Subscriptions, 30.0P0 votes
I N S T R U C T I O N S Results to standing votes will be issued after
30 days. No votes accepted at less than regular price of paper
concerned in this contest. No one connected with this paper,
or belonging to the immediate families of the merchants co
operating, will be allowed to Ijecome a candidate in this contest
or work for contestants.
Votes, after being voted, cannot be transferred to another.
Be sure to know for whom you are going to vote before coming
to the ballot box, as the editor or anyone else will not give you
any information on the subject. The key to the ballot box will
be in possession of the awarding committee during the contest.
For the first thirty days the pa|>er will run a 25-vote coupon,
which can be voted free for any lady contestant.
Contest to run about 90 days. CONTEST WILL CLOSE
APRIL 1st, 1916. The right to postpone date of closing is re
served if sufficient cause should occur.
Ten daÿs prior to closing contest, the judges will carefully
loc k or seal ballot box and take same to the bank, where the
same will be in a place where voting can be done duting busi
ness hours and locked in a vault at night until close of contest,
when the judges will take charge and countsame and announce
the young ladies winning in their turn.
The last ten days all voting must be done in a sealed box
at the bank. If you do not wish anyone to know for whom
you are voting, place your cash for subscription together with
your coupon in a sealed envelope, which will be furnished you,
and put same in ballot box. This will give every one a square
T H I S C O N T E S T W I L L C L O S E A P R I L 1st. 1 9 1 6 .
Nominale Your Favorite Lady Help Her Win the Grand Prize
2 n d P r ize
V a lu e $ 1 5 .0 0
3 d P rize
V a lu e $ 5 .0 0
V a lu e
$5 0 0
16 th P rize
V a lu e $ 5 .0 ( L
Falls City Mercantile Co.
J . C. Talbott
M . L. Thompson,
W . A . Porsoy,
H a rd w a re 5 F u rn itu re
D ru g g is t
J e w e le r .
N . Selig’ s Department Store
Value $ 5 . 0 0 5 th P rize
411 i P rize
Q e n a ra l M e ro h a n d la e
I give a 121 vote coupon free with
I give a 25 vote coupon free with
I will give a 25 vote coupon free
I give a 121 vote coupon free with
We will give a 25 vote coupon free
50c cash purchase.
each $1.00 cash purchase.
w ith each $1.00 cash purchase.
each 50c rash purchase.
wi Ih each $1.00 cash purchase.
Address A ll
FO R C O U PO N .
L ady Win A
FALLS CITY NEW S, Falls City, Oregon