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ployes and Three T hree Not Notin Notin
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ploy Who Won WonContest WonContest VonCqi1fest
Contest Cqi1fest
J T Simpson Treasury Department Departmentresidence Departmentresidence Departmentresidence
residence 302 I northwest 111725 111725L
L A Spiess PostofEce Department Departmentresidence Departmentzesidence Departmentresidence
residence 627 s7 G southwest south est 92150 92150Mrs 92150Mrs 92150Mrs
Mrs E MP1ge M Page Treasury Treasuryr TreasuryDepart eas r y Depart Department Departmeat Depart Departmcnt ¬
meat residence 1710 Fifteenth Fift e th north northwest northwest northwest ¬
H E Weeks 500 oo 0 Street southwest southwestr53oo8
153008 153008Peter 153008Peter r53oo8Peter
Peter White 1113 Fourth Street Streetnortheast Streetnortheast Streetnortheast
northeast 101365 101365J 10I 6S 6SJ
J W Nicholson Nichols n 1505 igo 595 Ninth Street Streetnorthwest Streetnorthwes Streetnorthwest
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These nre are nr the six persons p persons I1Jon who will willattend wilt wufattend wiltattend
attend the Louisiana PurcWase purc i se Ex Exposition EX EXposltion ExpostUon ¬
position in St Louis at the expense of ofThe orThe ofThe
The Washington TimesThree TimesThree Times IimejThree
Three of them < ar are employes of the theGovernment th thGovernment theGovernment
Government GovernmentThree GovernmentThree GovernmentThree
Three are citizens who are not upon uponfncle upenrncle uponIncle
fncle SahVsupayrolI SahVsupayrolIThey Si Satnstpny n scpl1y roll rollTh rollThey
They Th are the winners of the contest contestwhich cont contestwhich St Stwhich
which The Th Timos Ttxn 1moB has been conducting conductingfor
for the fJSVCwq months Figures op opposite opposlte opposite ¬
posite their th ll respective reseefve e Ji tfve names indicate indicatethe lmIlcn indicatethe e ethe
the number of votes each received In Inthat Inthat Inthat
that exciting battle of Times Ttm s ballots ballotsTo lal1otsTo ballotsTo
To Cost Them ThemNothing Nothing NothingThese NothingThese
These are the six citizens cIt1 ns of Washington Washing Washington ¬
ton who will go to St Louis and re return return return ¬
turn in a palace car The cost of such suchluxurious suchluxurious suchluxurious
luxurious travel will m be borne by The TheTimes TheTimes TheTimes
Times TimesThey TimesThey TimesThey
They will be housed during their stay stayin stayIn stayin
in the Mound City at the expanse of ofThe orThe ofThe
The Times which will also pay their theirboard theirboard theirboard
board bills billsNeither billsNeither billsNeither
Neither will ill It cost them anything to toenter toenter toenter
enter the grounds where the big show showis showIs showIs
is held The price of admission will willlikewise wmlikewise willlikewise
likewise be paid by b byme The Times TimesQuests TIm Times TimesCtuests s sQ
Quests Q sts of of The Th TimesIn Times TinesIn xirii s sIn
In other words these those six persons will willbe willbe willbe
be the guests of The Times lit the StLouis St StLouis StLouis
Louis Exposition The They Th will go and andhave nndhave andhave
have a glorious good time and The TheTimes TheTimes TheTimes
Times will foot the th billThis bill bllLThis billThis
This is in accordance with the gener generous generous generous ¬
ous offer which The Times Tlm made to Its Itsreaders Itsreaders itsreaders
readers several weeks ago The persons personsnamed personsnamed personanamed
named are the fortunate ones ones who are arethe arethe arethe
the beneficiaries beneficiariesThe beneftclarldThe benefciarlesThe
The privileges which these six per persons persons persons
sons will enjoy enJo were not won without a astruggle II8truggle astruggle
struggle They had a hard light to win winand w1l1and winand
and deserve all the tooplC35uro pleasure which whichawaits wl wltichawaits ch chawaits
awaits th them m In a trip > to the grea greatest ± eWof eWofall of ofnil 01n11
nil expositions expositiensMany expositionsMany exposU8nsMany
Many Competitors CompetitorsThere CmnpetitorSThere CompetitorsThere
There were many competitors for the thehonor thohonor thehonor
honor and many wUiose TJ 08e popularity wus wusattested mlSatt8tcd misattested
attested by the thousands of votes voteswhich valeswhich otes oteswhich
which were cast rbr them Although Althoughthose Althoughthose Althoughthose
those who lost are unfortunate they theynevertheless tMYneverthele theynever
nevertheless never thelees s have the satisfaction of ofknowing orknowing ofknowing
knowing that they have a e hosts ho ts of friends friendswho friendswho friendswho
who worked diligently dUl cnt1y in their behalf behalfand behatnnd behafand
and corralled thousands of votes vot s which whichin whichIn whichin
in any an ordinary contest oonte t would doubt doubtless doubtItS doubtless ¬
less ItS have been sufficient n Heient for them to tohave tohac tohave
have won wonThft wonEhp wonThe
The Times contest however was wassomething Wfis ohssomething Wfissomtthlng
something out of t11e tli ordinary as was wasIndicated wasIndicated wasindicated
Indicated by the marked dogreo of or in interest Ulter utterest ¬
terest ter l5t tak taken n in It by scores who were werecompetitors worecompetitors werecomptors
competitors and the thousands who whoparticipated whoparticipated whoparticipated
participated by casting their their ballots ballotsfor bullotsfor ball balltheir
for their thelrfavortte favorites and by b thefWg thcr thefbl lg majoritles ma majorities majorities ¬
jorities with whit the fortunate ortunate can rancUdatca candidate candlcIatUi ¬
didate won the race raceCongratulations raceCongrlrtulaUons raceCongratulations
Congratulations to Winners WinnersTo WinnersTo WinnersTo
To those who were w re successful The TheTimes Tbe1lme TheTimes
Times extends oxtend its congratulations and andIts n1dits andits
Its best wishes that th the they y may thorough thoroughly ¬
ly enjoy cnjo themselves at the th theblg big bl fair fairTo fnJrTo fairTo
To those who made a game race butwero butwere but butwere
were unsuccessful unsucco tul The Times extends extendsIts cxtt extendsits ds dsIts
Its thanks and appreciation for the Interest In Interest Interest ¬
terest which they the manifested In this thisgreat thl thlcreat thisgreat
great contest contestThat contestThat contestThat
That the leaders in thto contest are arehighly arohighlY archighly
highly pleased pl at the netault it is not notnecessary notnec notnecessary
necessary nec 88ary to state Some were surprise surpriseed surprised ¬
ed while others were ore confidant of vic victory victOr vietory ¬
tory tOr
James T Simpson leader ader In the list listof listof listof
of Government conbrcytants cont conbrants ntfS for the St StLouis StLouis StLouis
Louis trip has a a novel source ourco to tothank tothank tothank
thank for his good eo d Iortune l fortune It IS no noother nrJother noother
other than his f tam am fly physician Mr MrSimpson MrSimpson 1r 1rSimpson
Simpson has been ftn en poor health and andconsequently andJnsequent13 andconsequently
consequently < paying frequent visits 1slts to tothe tothe tothe
the doctor who flually Q only told him that thatwhat thatTJhat thatwhat
what he needed nypst was good ood wholo wholoBome wholesome wholosome
some exorcise onfttplenty an 4 lenty of it itSir ItMr itMr
Mr Simpson Is authority for the statement state statement aatoment ¬
ment that ha hwe4 ha > s4 had all the exercise exerciseho oxercl3cho oxercbeho
ho wants w nts for o sovpral s9S rI11 months but that thatThe tlmtIhe thatThe
The TImea has been Instrumental In Ingiving Ing1lug ingivhtg
giving him baccj bactc his hoalth along with witha
a trip to the W V orlds Ft FrfcCoveued F FtCOVe lc lcCovejrcd
Covejrcd COVe red the theIt theIt theIt
It happened phis Lhla hl wa w wmust wamust V Vmust
must walk hot decided < j jsomething Jsomothlngto
er ersomething
something somothlngto to Halktor Halktoreluded Walk for T i xv fr freluded 1 1cluded
eluded to reg regStfter + gter OH UJ I c ctho s sthe a atho
tho trip Ho divided dividedfour divIdedI dividedour
t four I our > ur section sertionH tand eacl sad t
one > of these sections from which whl < h Ju Jusolicited h hesolicited
solicited and collected coupons He de devoted d dyotcd tievoted t
voted three nights to each district districtStarting districtStarting districtStarting
Starting out with five or six miles
to his credit oach eVenlne tmlnJ he finally
raised the record to fifteen In
cov covering co corlng covering ¬
ering rlng h3 ls rounds Mr r Simpson visited Islted
Fort Slyer Icr the Washington Barracksthe Barracks Barracksthe Barracksth
the th Soldiers Home Marine Barracks Bnrracksavy Barraeles1a
Navy 1a avy Yard and Capitol Police force forceAid forceAid forceAid
Aid From Colleagues ColleaguesIn
In addition to the coupons collected In
this way Mr 11 Simpson received sub substantial substantial substantial ¬
stantial assistance from his colleages colleagesat
at the Columbian School of Law and andfrom andtram andfrom
from clerks in the Treasury Tro41SU where he
is employed Having served five years yearsin yearsin ears earsIn
in the United States Marne Corps and andmade andmade andmade
made a good many friends In the ser service service service ¬
vice he wrote to some cX c c the men In InPanama InPanama inPanama
Panama who saved up their coupons couponsand couponsand couponsand
and sent them on to Washington to tohim toW toMr tohim
him W
Mr Simpson says he docs doesnot not care careto careto are areto
to go to the fair as he has visited many manyof man manor manyof
of the worlds expositions and may turn turnthis turnthis turnthis
this privilege over to some one else elseFRIENDS elseFRIENDS elseFRIENDS
UA A contest like the one in which I Ihave Ihave Ihave
have been so fortunate as to come out a awinner avInner awinner
winner Involves a good good deal d al of work in inthe Inthe inthe
the way wn of hustling for votes said saidLouis saidLouis saidLouis
Louis Spiess winner wJn r of the second prize prizerfor prlZIfor prizefor
rfor for Government employes I got no nomuch IIOiimuch somuch
much enjoyment out of It however that thatreally thatreaUy thatreally
really It was as fun all the way wa through throughYou throushYou throughYou
You see ee you cannot make good by byyourself byourseIt byyourself
yourself ourseIt Xobofiy obolU can get enough cou coupons couI coupons ¬
I pons without assistance So you have to toenlist toenlist toenlist
enlist the aid of youV yot 081 t friends Mine stood stoodby stoodby stoodby
by me loyally and you may ma believe that thatI
I appreciate It ItOne It ItOne itOne
One way I got a lot of fun out of the thecontest thecontest thecontest
contest was as to jolly joll the he other contest contestants contstants contestants ¬
ants when I met them the If they did not notknow notknow notknow
know me I would not disclose disclo m my > iden identity Idcntit identity ¬
tity tit but would ask what they the thought thoughtof t ought oughtof
of the chances of that young fellow fellowSpiess tellowThe fellowSploss
Spiess The answers I cot from some somesources som somI somesources
sources are amusing in view Iew of the fact factthat tactthat factthat
that I won wonI wonI
I have never attended a WorJ Worlds s Fair Fairand Falland Fairand
and I therefore expect to tat t om all the themore themore themore
more enjoyment out of this one oneAnd oneAnd oneAnd
And you ou may put it down in your yournotebook yournotebook our ournotebook
notebook that its not the Pike I am go going 10Ing going ¬
ing to see I can see a circus every everyseason evensenson everyseason
season right rI ht here at home homeI
I am going to study stud the exhibits and andlearn andloorn andlearn
learn as much as I can canValues canValues canValues
Values the Privilege PrivilegeIt
It is because I value the privilege so somuch
much much perhaps ptrh ps that I appreciate so soinucn soinucnthe sortnuchthe tnucn tnucnthe
the manner in which hlch the contest contest has hasbeen 11asbeen hasbeen
been conducted by The Times My count countalways counta1as countalways
always showed up true to the vote voteEven voteEen voteEven
Even when I turned in thousands at a atime atime atime
time there was never the mistake of a acoupon acoupon acoupon
coupon which showed the painstaking ptl1nstaklntalrne
fairness talrne with which the contest was wasconducted wasconducted wasconducted
conducted conductedOiNLY conductedONLY conductedONLY
Mrs 113 Eliza M 1 Page of the Treasury rrea5ur
Department who finished third in th thAaUonal
National ILtionalor or District Dl trlc Government em employes
jjloyes contest Is elated over her suc success u uCUBS
CUBS co s and proud to be the only ani woman womanto womn1to womanto
to wear the laurels after what she says sayswaa SflS SflSWa9 sayswas
waa was the most excltng race she or any of ofher othC1l ofher
her acquaintances over participated in inIt InIt inIt
It was wa work from start to finish Jlnlahshe 1Inhshe finishshe
she said Said last night and the hardest hardestwork Imrdeswork hardestwork
work I ever did didI didr didI
I began collecting coupons the flr first firstday rst rstda t tday
day da the announcement appeared in The TheTimes TheTimes rhoTlme3
Times and from that time on my hue husband hUIIband hueband ¬
band and myself kept ceaaelesely ceaHle l at it ituntil ituntil ituntil
until the manager of the content calledtime called calledtime caIltKiUmc
time last Wednesday evening el lng Sewing Sewingdarning SeluGdarning Sewhtgdarning
darning and other ordinary household householddutius hou houeeholdduties ehold eholddutius
dutius wore allowed a vacation during duringthose turlngthose duringthose
those two months of coupon collecting collectingDeaf colhctlnEDeaf collectingDeaf
Deaf to Discouragement DiscouragementI
I had started to compete In a 1 simi similar similar auntJar ¬
lar contest which a publication away awayfrom aWA aWAtrom awayfrom
from Washington lUihlngton was conducting Aa Aasoon Is Issoon 8 8QOn
soon QOn as I saw the announcement of The TheTime The1ImeJI TheTimest
Time 1ImeJI contest I dropped that and de elevated devoted dettd ¬
voted ttd all by energies cnerl s to the latter latterFriends laUeFrfends latterFriends
Friends told me I was foolish and andcouldnt and andcouldnt andcouldnt
couldnt possibly posslbl win Several even evensuggested evenuggested evensuggested
suggested that The Times had already alreadypicked Rlroo Rlroonlcktd alreadypicked
picked the winners innels I had confidence confidenceIn con d nc >
In in th the good faith of The Times which whichwo whichwe whichawe
wo have token tnk n for many man years and andnow andnow andnow
now the laugh Is on them themI
I really dont d n know how many people poplerendered JeOIlcrendrell peoplerendered
rendered mo assistance Coupons cam camfrom came camefrom camefrom
from every part of Washington VashaIlKl ll as well wellas sellas eU eUli
as li from all over Maryland anU Virginia VirginiaOne VlrglnluOne VirginiaOne
One old gentleman sent me a lot l8 from fromArkansas tromArkanS fromArkansas
Arkansas ArkanS f ad many mor more were receiv received reeched recehod ¬
ed from other distant dlst rt points pointsCoupons llntlCo lointsCoupons
Coupons Co pons Offered for Sale SaleThe SateTho SaleThe
The mails every day brought In Innumerable Innumerable innumerable ¬
numerable letters inquiring if I did not notwant notwant notwant
want to buy coupons in lots 10tl ranging rangingfrom rangingtrom rangingfrom
from as few as 10 to as many as 50000 50000People 30ti10People OOl OOlPeople
People came to the house with them themoffered themotrcred themoffered
offered to sell them over the telephone telephoneand telephoneand telephoneand
and several sent telegrams saying they theywould theywould theywould
would like to augment my supply for a asmall asmall
small consideration considerationYou
1 You havent any Idea what a n task taskIt taslcIt taskit
It was to cut the coupons out of the thepaper thopaper thepaper
paper and count them We Yo sat up every everynight eorynight everynight
night until 11 oclock and oftentimes oftentimeswe
we Ve had six people helping us When WhenI WhenI Vhen VhenI
I was away for several days Mr Page Pageremained Pageromalnod Pageremained
remained up until untll2 2 oclock In the morn
Ing clipping coupons Very often while whilewas
7 was outline out coupons in the oven evenf ovenT oveng
f Mr Page went out to skirmish sk ek4rmish rmlHh and andme andme andme
me back with every pocket lilted with witht withtll
t tll t e bits of paper paperGot paperI paperGot
Got These Coupons CouponsOne CouponsOne CouponsOne
One evening he met a physician physicianlorn
loin we arc well acquainted vjth and
The wire hampers shown in the photograph are five flv feet high
told him If sf he took The Times he would wouldbe wouldbe wouldbe
be greatly obliged if he would ould save his hiscoupons hiscoupons hiscoupone
coupons for t r me The physician said he hewas bewas hewas
was saving the coupons for himself himselfHe himselfune himselfHe
une He had h d been cutting them out ut of his hispaper hispaper hispaper
paper religiously ever since the contest contestcommenced contestcommenced contestcommenced
commenced He already alread had about fiftyand fifty fiftyand ftft ftftand
and thought that was as good a show showing showIng showing ¬
ing as anyone would be able to make maketip makej maketip
tip j to that time When Vb en 1Irpale Mr Paee told toll1mmr toldn1ml
n1ml 1 tm I had 80000 he threw thr w up his hands handsIj handsgot
Ij r got the doctors bunch bunchjl bunchj
I j jl met a woman on the street one oneday oney oneci
ci day y Just about the middle of the con contest conte cont ¬
t test te eet t and she advised advI ed me to withdraw withdrawbecause withdrawbecause withdrawbecause
because she knew of some one who had hadIOcoo hado0oo
50000 o0oo coupons and said I wouldnt be in init InIt init
it I told her to tell the party part to get getsome getsome getsome
some more Hed need them badly badlyIn badl badlIn badlyIn
In spite of the work I enjoyed It ItNow ItXow itNow
Now Xow I am assured aa ured of being among the thewinners thewinners thewinners
winners I am glad that I entered the therace therace therace
race I thank The Time TimeUNKNOWN TlmaUNKNOWN TimesUNKNOWN
The honor of having turned in the thegreatest thegr thegreatest
greatest gr te t number of coupons in either eithercontest eitherconte eithercontest
contest conte t belongs to H E Weeks pro proprietor proprietor proprletor ¬
prietor of a limchroom l and poolroom at atSeventh atSeventh atSeventh
Seventh and 0 Streets southwest t who whois whoIs whois
is accredited with 158000 151 miscellaneous miscellaneousslips miscellaneoussUps miscellaneousslips
slips slipsMr sUps1Ir slipsMr
Mr Weeks acquaintaiSp acqualntal i is almost un unlimited unlimited unlimited ¬
limited and the high regard in which whichhe whichhe whichhe
he is held by b his friends has been beenmanifested beenmanitested beenmanifested
manifested In the way wa they scoured 3COure < 1 the thetown thetOwn thetown
town for coupons to place to his credit creditlie creditI creditIle
lie I e knows every official and employeI employe
on n the railroads and their combined combinedcollections
I collections amounted to 00099 0000 which whichwent whichwent
went a long way wa toward sending Mr lIreelts MrSeeks MrWeeks
Weeks eelts to th the fair fairUnknown talrUnknown fairUnknown
Unknown Donors Help HelpIn HelpIn HelpIn
In addition to this many persons who whokept
kept track of the contest noted the fact factthat factthat factthat
that he continued in the lead and be became boCAmo became ¬
came Interested > d in his efforts to win winout wino winout
out o t and gent him coupons by the hundred hun hundred hundred ¬
dred Some one In Alexandria wh where re he hesays hesays
says he does not know anybody sent senthim senthim senthim
him 5500 coupons anonmou anonymously l and andanother andanother andanother
another interested Times reader at atBerkeley atBerkele atBerkeley
Berkeley Berkele Springs forwarded him 4500 4500along 4500nlong 4600along
along with cordial wishes wl heS for success successIn successIn successIn
In this way wa Mr ofr Weeks celts collection coUecti n in increased IncreaHd increased ¬
creased day da by b day When th the contest contestclosed conteatclo contestclose
closed clo at G oclock on Wednesday Vedne da evening even evenIng evenIng
Ing It was almost almo t certain at a glance glanceat
at the bundles baskets ba keta and boxes of ofcoupons otcoupons oYcoupons
coupons coupons that Mr Week would see the thefamous thefamou8 thefamous
famous Pike and all its attractive fea features to toturn features ¬
tures at the expense expeneeof of The Washing Washington Washington Yashlngton ¬
ton Times Tim
A Liberal Offer OfferLetter OfferLetter OfferLetter
Letter after letter wa was sent ent him but butprobably butprobttblY butprobably
probably the most interesting one in the thelot thelot thelot
lot reached Mr Weeks Voek the day the con contest contest contest ¬
test closed generously offering o1Terln to dispose dis dispose dispose ¬
pose of 100 coupons to him for th small smallsum smallsum smallsum
sum of 26 S6Mr ZGMr I IMr
Mr Weeks has not decided dbcldod d ctded Just when whenho whenhe whenhe
he will take advantage of the trlj but butbelieves butbeUeves butbelieves
believes he will go about the latter part partof partor partof
of August or the 1st of September SeptemberBOUGHT SeptemberBOUGIIT SeptemberBOUGHT
Peter White winner of tho second sdcondprize secondprize secondprize
prize for miscellaneous ml colJaneoulI citizens cU zons was one oneof oneot oneof
of the most pleased men in Washington Washingtonwhen Washingtonwhen Va8hlngtonwhen
when he received the news he had won wonHe wonHe wonHe
He was one of the most conscientious conscientiousand conscientiousand conscientiousand
and consistent of all who tried for the thefree thetreo thefree
free trip to St Louis and will go their theiron theiron theiron
on merit and the loyalty loaIt of o his frloiuls frloiulsWhen fr1oJpsVhen frlan ls lsWhen
When told of his success he said saidI
I have boon be on a reader r der of The Times Timesfor TImeslor Timesfor
for years 08r8 but especially e pecfally since it last laatchanged lastchangod lastchanged
changed hands as I considered it by b far fartho tartho farthe
tho best newspaper now paPir In Washington WashingtonDetermined WashingtonDetermined Vaahh1gtonDetermined
Determined to Win WinI
I went into the St Louis contest contestwith contostwith contestwith
with little hope of winning but asked askedall nskedall askedall
all my friends to help me out as much muchas muchas muchas
as possible I was surprised surprisednt at the num number number number ¬
ber of offers of assistance I received receivedand receivedand receivedand
and tho coupons accumulated so fast in
the first month that I then determined determinedto
to go In with a determination to win winCoupons winCoupons winCoupons
Coupons From Strangers StrangersOne StrangersOne StrangersOne
One of the moat curious Incidents that thathappened thathappened thathappened
happened to me In striving to land landamong lnndamong landamong
among the first three was the number numberof
of coupons I received from people I did didnot didnot didnot
not know at all and never saw I was wassecond wassecond wassecond
second a number of times when the list llstof listof
of competitors for the miscellaneous miscellaneousprizes miscellaneousprizes miscellaneousprizes
prizes was published and 1 received receivedmany receIvedmany receivedmany
many letters from strangers who wrote wrotethat wrotethat wrotethat
that seeing I vas as second and wishing wishingto I Ito
to help the under und r dog or words to that thateffect thatefrct thatelrlet
effect inclosexl coupons Several hundred hundredcame hundredCAme hundredcame
came in this way ay and to ail of those thosevho thosewho thosewho
who sent nt them 1 wish Ish to express my mythanks m mthanks mythanks
thanks thanksI
I also wish to thank The Times for torits forits
its generosity genero it and fair treatment and andmy nndmy andmy
my many man friends for the faithful manner mannerin mannerin
in which they the supported me through the thetrying thetrlng thetrying
trying struggleWILL struggle struggleWILL struggleWILL
With fth feelings of mingled surprise and nndjoy andjoy
Joy Jesse W Nicholson manager of the thefurniture thefurniture thefurniture
furniture department of Lansburgh LansburghFurniture LansburghFurniture LansburglhFurniture
Furniture Company received the news newshe newshe newshe
he was one of the winners in the themiscellaneous theml themiscellaneous
miscellaneous ml ccllaneous citizens coupon contest contestHe contestHe contestHe
He said to a representative of The TheTimes TheTimes TheTimes
Times that he wished to extend his histhanks histhanks histhanks
thanks to everyone ce one who grave a singlevote single singlevote slngltvote
vote to him He accorded unlimited unlimitedpraise unlimitedpraIse unlimitedpraise
praise to The Times and said he would wouldgo wouldgo wouldg
go to St Louis early in August taking takingwife
g his e wife with him himHe hlmHe himHe
He has worked in Lansburghs for forfifteen torfitteen forfifteen
fifteen years He is a member of the thecongregation th thcongregation thecongregation
congregation of the Grace Methodist MethodistChurch MethodlHtChurch MethodistChurch
Church as well as holding an office officeIn officein officein
In the Sunday school and on the officialb officialboard official officialboard
board b ord of the church churchMr churchMr churchMr
Mr Nicholson is also an Odd Fellow Fellowand Fellowand Fellowand
and Mason nson
MasonAll nsonAll
All Kinds of Friends FriendsThousands FriendsTbou FriendsThousands
Thousands Tbou ands of friends in private life Iffealso lItealso lifealso
also rallied to his support He led ledfrom 1edtrom ledfrom
from the first and increased his vote votean yoteall voteas
an time went on onAir on1Ir onMr
Air Nicholson said saidI
I did not buy this trip It came lo lome Lome tome
me unsolicited and I know I shall enjoy
it a hundred times more than I would wouldif woul woulIt wouldif
if I had to remember that anyonepid anyone anyonepaid lUlyoncpaId
paid for any of the coupons from The TheTimes ThelImes Therimes
Tho whole number of coupons con pons or orvotes orYote orvotes
votes Yote cast including those sent in by bycontestants b bcontestantn bycontestants
contestants who ho subsequently with withdrew withdrew withdrew ¬
drew from the race was was 131123 Tnls Tnlsis 11115is 119 119Is
is about onetenth of the total vote votecast votecast votecast
cast throughout the entire United UnitedStates UnitedStates UnitedStates
States at the last national election for forthe forthe forthe
the Republican and Democratic candi candidates cnndldates candidates ¬
dates for President PresidentStrung PresidentStrung PresidentStrung
Strung end to end these little bits qt qtpaper ofpaper f fpaper
paper would form a chain sixtythree sixtythreeand slxtthreeand sixtythreeand
and a t1 half miles long Counting them themnt themat thornat
at the rate of sixty a minute for twelve twelvehours twelvehours twelvehours
hours a L day it would take thirtyone
days to enumerate them niL niLlhe
The vote was as follows followsGovernment tollowsGovernment followsGovernment
Government Employes EmployesJ
J T H OBrien G P 0 64264
W L Barnum Com and an Labor 189
H Klug KlugtSt St Elizabeth 6621
Charles Hammond tlltmmond Treasury 760
Mrs Ida Lewis Postafflce 009
R R Dutton U S Senate 5014 5014W
W V J T Fagen Eng En g and Printing 6170
A C Wright rlght War Var Department 15
W V J Cook Pension Office 5003
Ida V Tlverny Printing Office 5473 5473A 54i3A 5473A
A H Moorohead Fire Alarm 34827
J Walker Navy Department 100
Tyson Klnsoll War V r Department 45
R II Smith Agricultural Agricultural Dept 158
J T McKonna Postofllco 1210
J T B Hoopnagle Navy Nav Yard 2213 2213Agnes 2213Agnes 2213Agnes
Agnes Quirk Agricultural Dept 47
L L S Smith Eng and Printing 1572
R L Garibaldi Postofflce 77 77C 71C 77C
C A Ralney Ralno Printing Office 378 3i8Yo
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