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Also Four $50.00 New Home Drop Head Sewing Machines and Forty Porcelain Dinner Sets
of One Hundred Pieces Each by The Times and Democrat.
A GRAND VOTING CONTEST
To Contestants in Orangeburg, Calhoun and Adjoining Counties.
THE DISTRICT PRIZES
Four New Home Drop Head
The Grand Prize THE TOWNSHIP PRIZES
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These Prizes are not only useful, but
ornamental as well, and any lady would
be delighted to own one of them. The
machines are worth $50.00 each.
District No. 1
includes all that part of Orangeburg County on the
West side of the North Edisto River, and generally
known as the "Fork." An opportunity to win the
Piano goes to this District, also the sure District Prize
oi one New Home Drop Head Sewing Machine, and
also a sure prize of a One Hundred Piece Handsomely
Decorated Porcelain Dinner Set in each Township
in the District which polls an aggregate of 100,000
votes and over.
District No. 2
includes Calhoun and adjoining Counties. An oppor
tunity to win the Piano goes to this District, also the
sure District Prize of one New Home Drop Head
Sewing Machine, and also a sure.prize of a One Hun
dred Piece Handsomely Decorated Porcelain Dinner
Set to each Township in the District which polls an
aggregate vote of 100,000 and over.
Forty Handsome 100-piece Por
celain Dinner Sets
One of these Handsome Decorated
Dinner Sets will fee given away in each
Township that poll an aggregate vote
of not less than 100,000 votes.
? A handsome piano in a mahogany case, of piain but beautiful des'gn just the kind of a case
which appeals to people of discriminating and refined taste. Solid Ivory and Ebony keys. Genuine
Brass trimmings. Full keyboard of 7 3-4 octaves. Tuning Pin Bushing and Full Iron Frame ex
tending the entire length of the instrument. Copper wound Bass strings. Action first class and
easy. Made by skilled workmen of the very best material in a factory where quality of work and
sincere desire to make the best pianos govern the .workmen.
The MARCH ANT Piano is far superior to the average piano given in contests of this kind as a
$50.00 gold watch is compared to a dollar Ingersoll. This piano is manufactured by legitimate
piano makers and sold by legitimate piano merchants in a legitimate manner. So many pianos of
fered in contests of this kind are simply makeshifts manufactured by you don't know who and car
rying names which are not listed in any manufacturer's or dealer's, piano guide, pianos which look
well and sound well for a few months and then go all to pieces. The Marchant piano cannot be
classed under the above description, but is the best $300 piano sold by the Marchant Music Co.
District No. 3
include the following Townships in Orangeburg Coun7
ty: Elizabeth, Limestone, Orange, City, New Hope
and Middle. An opportunity to win the Piano goes
to this District, as well as the sure District Prize of
one New Home Drop Head Sewing Machine, and one
sure prize of a One Hundred Piece Handsomely Dec
orated Porcelain Dinner Set to each Township in the
District that polls an aggregate of 100,000 votes
District No. 4
includes the following Townships in Orangeburg
County: Branchville, Cow Castle, Bowman. Elloree,
Providence, Vances, Eutawville and Holly Hill. An
opportunity to win the Piano goes to this District,
as well as the sure District Prize of one New Home
Drop Head Sewing Machine, and one sure prize of a
One Hundred Piece Handsomely Decorated Porcelain
D;ner Set to each Township in the District that polls
ar aggregate vote of 100,000 and over.
Winners of the Prizes
THE PIANO, which is the Grand Prize, will be
awarded to the person who gets the most votes in the
whole territory, which includes the entire Counties
of Orangeburg and Calhoun. The winner of the
Piano will not be eligible to win any other prizes in
THE SEWING MACHINES, the District Prizes,
will be awarded to the person in each District receiv
ing the highest vote, except in the District where the
winner of the Piano may live, in which case the Sew
ing Machine will be awarded to the person in that
District receiving the next highest vote.
THE DINNER SET, the Township Prizes, will
be awarded to the person receiving the highest vote
in each township complying with the conditions, except
in the Townships in which the persons who win the
Piano and the Sewing Machines may reside, in which
case the Dinner Sets will be awarded to the persons
receiving the next highest vote to the persons win
ning the Piano and the Sewing Machines.
The Township Prizes will not be awarded in those
Townships in which the aggregate vote is less than
100,000 that the different candidates may receive.
Special attention is called to this condition of the
Subscribers are cautioned to request a receipt
for all money paid to contestants., and to send in the
same to the Contest manager so as they can be given
proper credit on the books. A duplicate receipt will
be returned them. ....\ .
Many Township Prizes
In order to further equalize competition and pre
vent too many of the prizes being won in the same lo
cality, the Districts have been divided into Townships,
and the contestants in each Township can only com
pete among themselves for the Township Prizes, while
they will have a chance to win the Grand Prize or the
District Prize of the District in which they may be
Who May Enter Contest
This Contest is open to all ladies, single or married,
who live in either Orangeburg, or Calhoun. or adjoin
ing Counties. It is not even necessary that the con
testants be subscribers to The Times and Democrat.
Remember that each contestant has a chance to win
the Handsome Piano, one of the Sewing Machines ur
one of the Handsome Dinner Sets. No persons can
win more than one prize.
Do not hesitate, but nominate yourself or friend
or have some friend nominate you at once. You have
a chance to capture one of the many prizes. For
further information write or call on Contest Manager.
Divided Into Four Districts
In order to equalize competition and prevent too
many of the prizes being won in the same locality, the
territory has been divided into four districts and the
contestants in each district will only compete among
themselves for the District Prizes, and at the same
time have a chance to win the Grand Prize, which, of
course, is open to all contestants in any part of the
territory, which embraces the whole of Orangeburg,
Calhoun and adjoining Counties.
Cut out and mail today.
THE TIMES AND DEMOCRAT,
ORANGEBURG, S. C?
Contest Editor: Please enroll me as a contestant in The Times and Democrat's Grand Voting Contest
Township. Also send me envelopes, order blanks, receipt
books, etc, so that I may begin work promptly.
Rules of the Contest.
1. Votes once issued cannot be transferred to an
2. All nominations and contestants agree to accept
these rules and conditions.
3. Votes may be reserved by each candidate, and
all reserve votes will be credited on the last day of the
4. All votes must be in The Times and Democrat
office by Friday morning to be published that week.
5. The right is reserved to reject any name for
cause, also to alter these rules should occasion demand.
6. To all who enter this Contest we guarantee fain
treatment. Xo partiality will be shown to any con
7. All monc for subscriptions must be paid to The
Times and Democrat, which will have entire control of
8. Any question that may arise between the con
testants will be determined by the Contest Manager,
and this decision will be final.
9. Contestants will not be restricted in securing
subscriptions to any territory, but may secure them in
any place in the United States.
10. No employee of The Times and Democrat or
member of any family connected with the paper will
be permitted to participate in the Contest.
11. Ballots can not be bought. The Contest will
be run fair to all. Votes can only be obtained byyse-?
curing subscriptions, either prepaid or renewals.
For any information call on or address the Con
test Manager, and any information will be gladly given
JAS. IZLAR SIMS, M
Contest Manager* j