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Could You Use Some Money?
START YOUR CHILD WITH A BANK ACCOUNT
Shower of Gold For The Children of Laurens and Adjoining Counties
TURN YOUR TIME INTO GOLD
$500.00 IN GOLD
TO BE GIVEN AWAY BY
The Laurens Advertiser
Read every word of this, it will interest you. Any child under 12 years of age is eligible
to enter contest.
NOMINATE A CHILD TOtDAY
There are Two Districts. District No. 1: The corporate limits of Laurens.
District No. 2: All Rural Routes and Towns in Laurens and adjoining counties.
You Don't Have to be a Subscriber to the Paper to Enter Your Child's Name
in the Contest.
HOW PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED!
In Mold ?III he awarded to Hie <-liil<l regardless of dis
trict who has the highest vote.
In field will ho awarded to the child having the next
highest vote in the opposite district to that in which
the first prize*winner resides.
In Geld vtiii he awarded to the child residing in the dls.
trlct with the lirst prize-winner, who has the next
highest iiuinhcr of votes in that district.
In Gold "ill he awarded to the child residing in the
district with the second prize-winner who has the next
highest number of Miles.
?j)1.00 1,1 special prizes to he announced later.
GRAND TOTAL $500.00
GOOD KOK TWENTY-FIVE VOTES IN THE LAURENS ADVER
TISE H CHILDREN'S VOTING CONTEST.
You may send In as many of these coupons as yon can get
Bach one will count twenty-live votes for your favorite.
RULES OF CONTEST
1. This contest begins October s, 1018, and closes December
0, 11)1?, at ? p. m.
2. The L?nerns Advertiser will publish from time to time the
standing of the contestants.
8. An) while chilil under 12 years is eligible to enter this
f. The right is retained to alter the rules as occasion may re
quire or settle all questions that may arise.
5, No one who is in any nay connected with the Laurens
Advertiser can enter their children in the contest.
Ii. AU territory within the corporate limits of I.aureus will
be known as District No. 1.
All rural routes and towns in I,aureus and adjoining coun
ties outside of I.aureus will he known as District No. 2.
7. On December 6, 1818, the closing day of this contest a com
mittee ofi three well known business or professional men of the
city not interested in the contest will he appointed to count the
votes and award the prizes. This assures every candidate that
their interests will be ?eil looked after by local men (the names
of the men appointed nill appear in the l.iiurcns Advertiser before
the close of the contest.)
S. In case a tie vote at the end of the contest) the prize will
he eqinUlv divided. No two candidates will he permitted to double
up. If you drop out you lose all. Votes are absolutely not trans
!>. Subscriptions moj be taken to start any time. If Mr. Jones
wants to help you notwithstanding that his subscription is already
paid in advance, you may secure his renewal and we will date the
subscription ahead from the date of the expiration of the present
10. You may take subscriptions from any place in the I'nited
States or Canada without increase of the regular subscription rates.
Because your child is a contestant in District No. I, or No. 2, you
are by no means limited to that district Rg a Held of endeavor.
11. The vote scheduled will remain exactly the same through
out the entire contest. Turn in your subscriptions and we will gi\e
a special vote coupon which can he voted at any time before the
close of the contest except that no contestant will be allowed in
any one week to vote over 10,000 ahead of the leader of the week
before. All ballots over and above must be held in reserve. Start
ing with the last week of the contest this rule will be withdrawn
mid the reserve vote can he voted at "ill.
12. All books and records concerning the contest will lie
thrown open to the public immediately after the close of the con
test.. Kverj one gets a square deal and WE WANT Til KM TO
TWO WAYS TO GET VOTES
KIRST There is a free ballot in the I.aureus Advertiser good
for 2."> votes. Vou mil) vote as limit) of those as you can get*
There is also a nomination ballot good for 1 .mihi votes. Olli) one
of those can he voted fur each child.
SECOND Subscription ballot good according to amount paid
on subscription. The Laurens Advertiser old or new subscription
COIini the sinne number of votes.
(We ma) give )'OU an opportunity to get votes from the mer
chants at the rate of 100 votes for $1.00, hut this has not been,
detlnltel) decided upon.)
M Kit IT, NOT MONEY, WINS.
Address all communications to Manager Contest Department,
The Laurens Advertiser, Laurens. S. ('.
SUBSCRIPTION RATES AND THKIH VOTING POWER IN
LAURENS ADVERTISER CHILDREN'S CONTEST.
No subscription accepted for less than six months.
<> months.$ .50 (old or new) ?
1 year.1.00 (old or new )
2 veins.2.00 (old or new)
8 years.8.00 (old or new)
I year.4.00 (old or new)
."> years..'?.00 (old or new)
BEAR THIS IN MIND.
THIS VOTE SCHEDULE WILL NEVER CHANGE.
You get. as mail) votes now for a subscription as you will get
at any time during this contest.
For further information call the Contest Department, Phone 55,
CLIP THIS COUPON
Nominate a Child To-day
1,000 NOMINATION BALLOT 1,000
Good for one thousand votes in THE LAURENS ADVERTISER'S
Children's Voting Contest.
Bach child is entitled to but ONE Of these nomination bal
lots. Under no circumstances will the person's name be divulged
who nominates a child.
VOID NOVEMBER 8, 1818.