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THE MARION B'AlliV MlRlCoi WEDNESDAY, JULY 10, 1907.
oo.oo Voting Contest
With its issue of Saturday, July 6, the Marion Mirror inaugurated a mammoth popular voting contest which for elaborateness of idea, general scope
and liberality of prizes offered knows no precedent in the annals of journalisrii'olutside the big metropolitan centers. It is a competitive contest and offers
r the ladies of this section an opportunity of securing magnificent prizes of great valiie, and prizes such as their hearts have no doubt often longed for.
AS A GRAND
First and foremost among the numerous and magnificent prizes offered is a
ooo "Reo? Automobile
This automobile-is fashioned after the very latest patterns, and for speed, power, perfectness of mechanism, comfortable riding and beauty of design, is
one of the premier machines of the day. It is essentially a machine of quality and is well worth the efforts any candidates may put forth to wirf it.
Six Diamond Rings
Six magnificent diamond rings of
a value of $75 each will also bo
given. These gem atones are of the
purest white qua'Uy. absolutely
flawless in every respect, and ara
mounted in the Titllny setting which
has attained such a w den pre ad pop
ularity with the ladies throughout
the laud today. Both sYones and
mountings are personally guaran
teed by the local jewelers, Mr. 0.
H. Burria and Nelson Horn, from
whom thoy vere purchased. Dis
played in tho windows of these local
jewelry establishment)!, where the
general public can watch their beau
tiful play of prismatic colors these
splendid prizes canni'c fail to stir
np In the heart of every lady who
views them an ardent longing to
possess one of them. Tlu diamond
is essentially a gift stone generally
givvm as one of the truest symbols
of sincere affection and in offering
such prizes tho Mirror is confident
they will be oagarly and anxiously
sought after by each and every
candidate. Loo&d at rrom a purely
practical standpoint al.io tho dia
mond is one of the Vbry bent prizes
which could be offered. It has the
greatest intrinsic value, is never
worth less than original price paid
and with tho market In Its present
rising condition Is steadily increasing
In value. Tho Mirror cordially in
viteu everyone Interested to call at
tho above mentioned jewelry eatab
lislnnent and view these handsome'
diamonds and give them tho most
critical sort of an examination, for
such an examination will only nerve
to make them stand out in en even
fitronr manner in the lght of th
purity and perfectness. It Is to be
believed that Vlieao diamond ring
priztfi will prove about the most
pqpular In tho entire list of Mirror
Seven Gold. Watches
In addition to the other prizls
seven beautiful gold watches will
be given also. Theso gold watches
are of 'the kind which any lady
might bo proud to possess. The
casta are tlj popular 0 sizo, of the
very host fourteen karat gold qual-
Ity and aro guaranteed for twenty
five years. Tho movements are of
latest model fifteen jeweled quality
either Elgin or Waltham as tho
' winning candidates may choose.
These gold watches were purchased
of the local jeweler, Mr. Q. W.
i1 Bowers, of fl. Main fit. Marion, 0.
who guarantors them in every res
pect. Considerable care Wan exor
cised by the Mirror in selecting
gold cases with the most beautiful
engraved designs with a vlow to
having tlta gold watch prizes In
keeping with die other prizes for
beauty and artistic merit. A cor
dial invitation to call at tho abovo
mentioned jewelry establishment
and view these watchs is extended
tho general public; ft will be .as
much a pleasure to tho jewelor to
show them as it is for the Mirror
to have them swn. The watches
will also no doubt prove very popu
Any Lady May Compete
Any lady who Is a resident
of Marion county or any adjacent
county Is ellglblo to compete.
Ulead over that section of the ad
vertisement relativo to the division
of districts, determine which dis
trict you are in,- and write your
name with the number of tle dis
trict you are in on tho nomination
blank printed on another page of
this paper and send or bring to
this office. Persons living in any
ono district aro not confined to
voting for candidates in that par
ticular district; thoy may voto for
any candidate in any district. Tor
tho purpose of voting either the
single ballot clipped from tho papir
may bo used or tho special ballon
secured with subscription payments
may bo used. Ladies who
wish t necui'd prizes should begin
a systematic canvass of thulr
friends for subscriptions at once.
$65 "Reo" Automobile
A neat, owoll looking handy littto car; swift, strong, easy to
manage, free from complications always ready for business, lively on
hills cud reliable in all woathlmi.
""I ' ' i mi i will m iiim.i . awi.,,,1.1 in.
In Order to Equalize Competition,
the Field of the Hirror Has Been
Divided Into Seven Districts
District 1 All of tho first ward and territory bounded on
the south by East Center street and Caledonia Pike; on tho west by
North Main street and Bucyrus Pike; on tho north by tho township
line and on tho east by tho township lino.
District 2 All of second ward and territory bounded on the
south by West Center street and Kenton Plko; on tho east by north
Main street and Bucyrus plko; on the west by township line, and on
tho north by township lino
District 3 'All Third Ward and territory bounded on tho north by
West Oentor street and Kenton Pike; on tho east by south .Main
street and Delawuro Avtnuo and Delaware pike; on tho south by
township lino, and on tho west by township lino.
District 4 All of fouith ward and territory bounded on the north
by east Center street and Caledonia Pike; on the west by south Main
slreot and Delaware Avcnuo and Dela,waro Plko; on tho south by
township line, and on tho east by township lino
District 5 Comprises all of Greon Camp, Prospect, Pleasant,
and Waldo townships and Delaware and Union countlos.
District 0 Comprises all of Bowling Green, Montgomery, Grand,
Big Island and Salt Hock townships and Hardin and Wyandot coun
District 7 Comprises all of Grand Pralrlo, Scotft, Tnlly, Olari
don and Richland townships and Crawford and Morrow counties.
; Distribution of Prizes
tho ladles who stand first in each
of tho districts with tho 'exception
of tho district winning tho grand
Additional Prizes Tho seven
gold watches will bo awarded one
each to tho ladles who stand second
in each of tho sevon districts.
Grand Prize The Grand Prize of
tho $GG0 Ileo automobilo will
bo awarded to tho lady in
any district who secures tho largest
number of votes of tho Onth'o con
test. The Grand Prlzo Is awarded
regardless of district limitations.
District Prizes Tho six diamond
rings will bo awarded ono oach to
Manner of Balloting
There aro two ways of vot
ing. Ono Is to clip tho ninglo ballot
from tho issueo of tho Marion Mir
ror and voto it with tho namo of
tho candidal and her district writ
ten thereon. Tor tho first weok
of the contest theso ninglo ballots
will count for ten votes each, but
after the first week they will dnly
count for one vote each. These sin
gle ballots aro only good for one
week. Tho Special Ballots are in
tho nhapo of certificates issued for
subscription payment made. The
number of votes given on each spe
cial ballot Is In proportion to the
length of the subscription and is
computed from the following table:
nr. , aun- SUB.
Dally Mirror 10 weeks by carrier, $1.00 300 150
Dally Mirror, 15 weeks by carrier, $1.50 COO 250
Daily Mirror 6 months by carrier, $2.50 1000 rToo
Daily Mirror 1 year 'Dy carrier, $5.00 , 2500 1250
Dally Mirror 4 montlia by mail. $1.00 - ; ,. 300 150
Daily Mirror C montlm by mail, $1.60 , 'boo 250
Daily Mirror 1 year by mall, $3.00 , 1000 500
Weekly Mirror 1 year, $1.00.. . 300 150
Old 33 woli as now subscribers aro entitled to both the single and
special ballots. Votes will be Issued for payments in arrears tho same
as advance payments provided tho amount is not less than pne dollar.
Extra Votes Given
To each lady In each of tho
seven districts who stands first af
ter the count Is made Prlday oven
ing, July 2Cth au additional credit
will bo given of 2,000 votoa.
After this first special award
of 2,000 votes Is made an honor
certificate will bo glveu dally to
each lady in oach of tlo coven d'is
trlcto. who receives tho largest num
ber of votes for her district
for that day. Theso lionoz
certificates aro to bo retain
ed by tho candidates until tho end
of each week when oach lady in
each of tlrj soven districts who
holds tho greatest number Issued
to lfor district will bo given -extra
votes as follows:
Week ending Friday
August 2nd, 1500 votes.
Week ending Triday
August 9th 1,000 votes.
Weok ending Friday
August 10th 800 votes.
Week ending Friday
August' 23rd. 500 votbs.
In tho event of a lie In number
of honor certificates 1jld at end
of any week by candidates in the
same district tho extra credit will
bo given to tho caudidato making
tlili largest incrcaso in votes during
that special credit period.
Theso dally honor ccrtltlcate3 are
good only for tho weok for which
they aro iraued and cannot tia ,used
in tho competition of any of the
Rules and Conditions
Any' lady resident of Ma
rlon county or any adjacent conn-"
ty between tho ages of 10 nnd 45
may becomo a caudidato
Tho voting will bo by Binglo bal
lots clipped from tho Mirror and
by special ballots issued for sub
scription payments to tho Mirror
from either old or new subscribers
according to tho accompanying
cchedulo of votes.
No certificates will bo issued for
a less payment than oiro dollar.
Combinations between any candi
dates is prohibited.
Tho Mirror reserves tho right to
reject any caudidato and also to
pass final judgment upon any
question that may oriso.
Votes onco cast cannot bo chang
ed to count for another candidate.
A candidate cannot withdraw
from ono district and enter an
other and retain tho votes to her
credit in tho tonncr district.
. No employes of tho Mirror nor
membor of his or her immediate
family may becomo a candidate
Tho balloting began Saturday,
July 0 1907 and will close Satur
day evening, August 24, 1007.
CONTEST BEGAN SATURDAY,
JULY 6, 1907.
ess Till Subscriptions
(Sonimtinieations to the
CONTEST CLOSES SATURDAY
AUGUST 24, 1907. '
Contest Dept. The Marion Mirror
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