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TO BE GIVEN AWAY BY
he Laurens Advertiser
NOMINATE A CHILD TO-DAY
All Children under twelve years old in Laurens and adjoining counties can
enter the contest. You do not have to be a subscriber to the paper to
enter you child's name in the contest.
RULES OF CONTEST
1. This contest begins October s, 1013, and closes December
6, 1018, at ? |>. m.
2. The Lau cms Advertiser will publish from time to time the
standing of (he contestants.
8. Any white child under 12 years is eligible to enter this
I. The right is retained to alter the rules us occasion may re
quire or settle all questions that may arise.
5. No one who is in any way connected with the I.aureus
Advertiser can enter their children in the contest.
6. All territory with In (lie corporate limits of I.aureus will
l?e known as District No. 1.
All rural routes and (owns in Laurens und adjoining coun
ties outside of I.aureus will lie known as District No. '2.
7. On December o, 1013, the closing day of this contest a com
mittee of three well known business or professional men of the
eitj not interested in the contest will be appointed to count the
votes and award the prizes. This assures every candidate that
their interests will be well looked after by local men (the names
of the men appointed will appear in the 1.aureus Advertiser before
the close of the contest.)
S, In ens, a tie vole at the end of the contest, the prize will
he equallt divided. No two candidates will be permitted to double
up. If yoil drop out yon lose all. Votes arc absolutely not trans
P. Subscriptions mnj he taken to start any time. If Mr. .(ones
wants to help you notwithstanding that his subscription is already
paid in advance, you mnj secure his renewal and we will date the
subscription ahead from the date of the expiration of the present
10. Vou may take subscriptions from uny place in the United
States or Canada without increase of the regular subscription rates,
because jour child is n contestant in District No. 1, or No. 2, you
are by no means limited to that district as u held of endeavor.
11. The vote scheduled will remain exactly the same through
out (he entire contest. Turn in tour subscriptions and we will give
a special vide coupon which can be voted at any time before the
close of the contest except that no contestant will he allowed In
any one week to vote otcr 10,000 ahead of the leader of the week
before. All ballots over and itbovo must be held in reserve. Start
ing with the last week of the contest this rule will be withdrawn
and the reserve tote can he toted at will.
12. All books ami records concerning the contest will be
thrown open to the public Immediately after the close of the con
test.. Every one u'ets a square deal und WE W A NT Til K M TO
HOW PRIZES. WILL BE AWARDED!
In Gold will be awarded to the child regardless of dis
trict who has the highest, vote.
In Gold will be awarded to the child Inning the next
highest vote in the opposite district to I hut in which
the lirst prize-w Inner resides.
In Gold will he awarded to the child residing in the dis
trict with the lirst prize-winner, who bus the next
highest number of votes in that district.
In Gold will be awarded to the child residing in the
district with the second prize-winner who has the next
highest number of votes.
In special prizes to he announced later.
TWO WAYS TO GET VOTES
FIRST There is a free ballot in the I.aureus Advertiser good
for 25 totes. Veil may vote as in II 11) of those as you can get.
There is also a nomination ballot good for !,0U0 totes. Onl) one
of those can he toted for euch child.
SECOND Subscription ballot good according to amount paid
on subscription. The Laurens Advertiser obi or new subscription
count the same number of votes.
(Wo may give you an opportunity to get votes from Hie mer
chants at the rate of 100 totes for $1.00, hut this has not been,
delinltoly decided upon.)
ME KIT, NOT MONEY, WINS.
Address all communications to Manager foulest Department,
The I.aureus Advertiser, I.aureus, S. C.
SUBSCRIPTION RATES AND THEIR VOTING POWER IN THE
LAI RENS ADVERTISER CHILDREN'S CONTEST.
No subscription accepted for less than six mouths.
('? months.$ .50 (old or new) 3,000
1 year.1.00 (old or new) 0,000
'2 years.2.00 (old or new) 1S,000
:i .tears.8.00 (old or new) 27,000
I year.1.00 (old or new) 86,000
5 years.5.00 (old or new) 50,000
REAR THIS IN
THIS VOTE SCHEDULE Wild
Ada get, as many votes now for a subscription as you will get.
at ant time during this contest.
For further information call the Contest Department, Phone 55.