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Monday, August 2nd, 1909.
The Laurens Advertiser announces the biegest contest ever put on in Laurens County, in which will be given aw ay over $500.00
in valuable prizes. Contest begins next Monday, Aug 2nd, and will close Monday, November 29th, 1909. GET VOTES: ml here
are three methods of securing votes for this great contest.
1st. Clip the "nomination ballot," from this weeks issue, write the name and address plainly thereon and mail it at
once to The Advertiser. That gives your candidate 500 Votes as a starter.
r 2nd. Clip the "Weekly Ballot," as many of them as you can get, and vote for your favorite; each of these ballots counts
for 10 votes.
3rd. The "Voting Certificates," are to be used in sending in subscriptions, old or new, with every dollar paid on
subscription to The Laurens Advertiser, send one of these certificates w ith the name of your candidate plainly written thereon
and it will count 200 votes. Here is the opportunity. Get subscriptions or collect renewals, for every dollar you get 200 votes.
At the end of the prescribed time, the votes w ill be counted and the Prizes awarded according to the standing of the
candidates. The votes will be published each week.
1> the person receiving the highest
rtUttlb; of votes will be given a
Ii* piano is of one of the best makes
andltiheet grades. It will be on exhibi
The Piano ami Organ Man
.Vnt September the first. Co there
then a) inspect it. If you want to know
any th> more about it, ask Mr. McCord.
To.' person receiving the next highest
ntnnbejf votes w ill be given a high grade,
with Hi Lap Kobe and Whip. This is
:\:\ !>Ss (jt > buggv, now on exhibition at
H. Luglas Gray & Co.
Rules of Contest.
r. The contest opens Monday, August 2nd., ami closes on Monday, November 29th.
2. The contest is open to any white person residing within the territory coveted
by The Advertiser, except those employed in The Advertiser Office and members of their
3. Every dollar secured on renewals or new subscriptions entitles the candidate to
200 votes; other amounts, smaller or larger, at the same ratio.
4. Only one Nomination ballott will be allowed each candidate; these are good for
5. The Weekly coupons, good for 10 votes, ate not restricted as to number, bttt
must be voted within the three weeks prescribed by the date as printed tiiereon.
6. Xo candidate will be allowed to transfer his or her votes to another.
7. The person receiving the highest number of votes will be awarded the First
Prize: the next highest, the Second Prize, and SO on according to the standing of the
candidates at the close of the contest.
s. The Advertiser will not be responsible for any moneys paid to candidates until
received in litis office and receipted for by the tnamgeiucnt,
9. The Advertiser reserves the tight to change any of the rules of the contest of
make ar.\ additional regulations that will be fair to itself and the candidates, 01 to reject
nuv candidate for reasons satisfactory to itself.
Cut out the Coupons and Work for Subscriptions
To the person ranking third ia num
ber of votes will be given a fine
Solid Gold Watch
If a lady receives this prize it will be a
lady's si/.e, if a gentleman, it will be ac
cordingly. These watches arejexhibited at
Fleming Bros', jewelers
To tin- candidate ranking fourth, will
be given a handsome and comfortable
CTT- Roc kino; C h a i r ^gj
The chair is full quarter oak, rubbed and
polished, full leather spring seat, and very
massive. Regular retail price
Chair is on exhibition at store of
S. M. <S E. H.ilkes&Co.
LET EVERYBODY SEE THE HANDSOME PRIZES.
11 at the above named stores and Inspect the prizes. They are of the best; they are worth your while to work for. Let each candidate
begin nov^et his or her friends at work. A good start means a great deal. Send in one "Nomination Ballot" (only one counted for each candidate)
then get ty for Subscription. See rules of contest above. NOW IS THE TIME TO BEGIN. For any further information regarding the contest
write or eion THE ADVERTISER at once. Mail all Subscription with your VOTE to
The Laurens Advertiser
Laurens, s. c.
Get in the Race