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title: 'The courier. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1894-1903, November 03, 1894, Image 5',
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VOL. 9. No. 46.
LINCOLN, NEB., SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 1894.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
HE COURIER Has inaugurated the most unique vot-
ing contest and grand prize distribution ever undertaken by any
newspaper. There is money for you in our scheme, actual cold, hard
cash for the successful contestants.
Three cash premiums, $500, in cash; $250, $150
and $100 in cash, making a grand total of $500 in
cash that will be given away by The Courier on the
day before Christmas. Beginning today, every is
sue of The Courier will contain a dated coupon
each one of which coupons will entitle the holder
to one vote at the polls to be held each Saturday
commencing next week, at The Courier office.
These polls will be open from 9 o'clock in the
morning to 5 o'clock at night. The state of the
contest will be made known at frequent intervals
throughout the day. On the day before Christmas,
Monday, December 24th, the final poll will be
taken and the person having received the largest
number of votes as a tribute to the energy of the
contestant will receive in cash, on the spot, $250,
and the person receiving the second highest num
ber of votes will receive $150 in cash on the spot.
The person receiving the third highest number of
votes will receive $100 cash on the. spot. Each
coupon, be it remembered, entitles the bearer to
one vote, and these coupons should be forwarded
to The Courier office at any time during each
week, or brought to the polling place on Satur
day, to be voted in person by the contestant.
There are two ways to secure votes, one" to cut
the coupons from The Courier, and the other by
securing a certificate on payment of subscription.
For a paid up subscription for The Courier for one
year, $2.00, a certificate will be issued entitling
the holder to 100 votes. For a paid up subscrip
tion for six months, $1, a certificate for fifty votes
will be issued. For a paid up subscription for
three month, fifty cents, a certificate will be issued
for 25 votes.
An Unlimitel Numter of Premiums of Fie Dol'ars Each
Every copy of The Courier from this date until the week
before Christmas will have a separate and individual number,
and the holder of each copy of the paper, the last three fig
ures of whose number correspond to the last three figures in
the total number of votes cast for the leading contestant in
the 2500 cash contest, at each weekly poll, will receive $5.00 in
cash. Remember that these 5.00 distributions will occur
weekly from now on until Christmas.
As an illustration: Supposing that at the first weekly poll
the total number of votes cast for the leading contestant, for
the principal amount of 8250, receives 11,102 votes. The hold
er of The Courier No. 11,102 and the holder of The Courier
102, 1,102, 2,102, 3,102. 4,102, and so on will each receive 85.00
in cash. To secure these prizes it will be necessary to pre
serve the copy of The Courier, as in each case we will insist
upon the presentation of the complete copy of The Courier,
It will be seen by this that you are liable to make 85.00 by
keeping your copy of The Courier for one week or longer. It
is certainly worth you while to keep it. These 85.00 cash dis
tributions will continue every Saturday until the day before
Christmas whn the contest closes and the three most ener
getic persons will receive 8500 in cash.
The Courier is for sale at all news stands in Lincoln
Omaha and at Courier office in new Call building.
COURIER g PUBLISHING COMPANY.