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Address Votes' Miss Dorothy Shirey. Bluefleld. 130,073 I»r. E. H. Thompson. Bluefleld. 128,902J Miss Hazel Becker, Bluefleld. 127,462 , .lames S. Clark, Welch. 41,100 Miss Bernice Howard, Graham. 10.708 v. O. Hill, Bluefleld. 25.7501 J. B. Lamanco, Bluefleld. 24,2501 John Hall, Bluefleld. . 23.2501 Jos. A. Stupolsky, Pocahontas lT.olo Dr. L. E. Lawson. Williamson . 2.010 W. E. Wimmer, Princeton. 1,520 CANDIDATES HAUL j ONLY I'D DAYS! LEFT IN WHICH THEY MAY HUS- j TLE FOR THE SPECIAL PRIZE BEING OFFERED BY THE PHELPS FURNITURE COMPANY TO THE CONTESTANT WHO DOES THE LARGEST AMOUNT OF BUSINESS IN FIVE DA .M ENDING MONDAY. NOVEMBER 28 —WHO WILL BE THE “FAVOR ITE CANDIDATE?” Three leaders in The Leader Sub scription Contest change places today as is announced at the head of this column. Miss Shirey for the first time taking first position and following ciuite closely come Dr. Thompson and Miss Becker, which (clearb showV. that one thing happens today and something entirely different may take place tomorrow, especially in con tests for subscriptions. uay a certain candidate s I lriends get busy and then the next I day a new leader pushes forward to- ' vard the goal, the first position. • Now that the the joyful Thanks- , giving Day, nineteen hundred and ten has come and gone and the festivi ties of the day properly observed in 1 eating and drinking and family, re- 1 t'nions, candidates and their triends i should remember that only two days .1 jet remain for any candidate to earn t the handsome present being offered 1 by The Phelps Furniture Company to j the contestant who turns in to The | Deader Contest Manager the largest i amount of money earning the largest c vote during the five days of the con- i test, which ends November 28, at 6 1 P. m. < At no time during the contest can i any candidate win such a favor as *s < I resented by this offer, especially * vhen one considers that it carries t EVENING im SUBSCRIPTION COUPON ! Good For JO Votes VOID AFTER DATE PRINTED ON BOTTOM I Bluefield Evening Leader, Contest Editor: Kindly place this coupon, good for 10 votes, to the credit of Namp. _ * Address V oted by ____ Add ress_____ • 4. -• • i' i—»mm——_ \ oters may clip as many coupons from The Leader as they desire; they all count for any candidate nominated. I his ballot void after December 3rd. 1910 NOMINATING BALLOT Counts 1000 Votes Bluefield Evening Leader, Bluefield, West Virginia. Gentlemen:- 1 desire to enter the following candi date as a contestant in your Subscription Contest as per your published statement: Name _____ Address ______ I i Vouched for and recommended by Name____ Address___ vitli it tlie title, "The Favorite Cau lidate of The Leader Subscription 'ontest,”—a title well worth earning, vorth working hard to secure, leav ing out of the (tuestion the monetary 'alue of the ladies writing desk or he gentleman's ‘‘celarete,’* each of vhich have respectively a value of 125 and |20. Any one who is considering about ntering the contest will lind this an •pportune time to get started, as it s open to all. A "new contestant can iave his or her name entered in the ontest as late as Monday afternoon md if it should be that this candl late turns in more money and sub criptions which earn the largest vote hey will be known as "The Favor ite Candidate” throughout the con test. Remember that the time is short to get the subscriptions and get started. Beginning with Monday morning, the Bluefield Furniture company will begin the display of the second priz< in The Leader Contest in tiieir show .Windows, where all may get a view of the handsome bedroom suite which goes to the second higher co.i testant. In the show window of the Ran dolph & Mittendorf Jewelry store is displayed the third prize', either n diamond ring or a gold watch, as the winner may select. Anything in this store of an equal value may be se lected by the winner as they may dc« Taking Subscription May Make You the and Clipping Coupons $1,485 Winner of Grand Prize PRIZES he Great (|TO gain 1,000 or more new subscribers in two □J months I he Biuefield Lvening Lender will distribute $1,435 in premiums on December 24, 1 91 0—already two hundred and fifty persons have subscribed for one year and 1 1 candidates are bustling tor the honors. $ i bits contest is open to all—there are no restrictions □J as to where a candidate may reside and subscription may be taken in any state. |f|BLCAUSL a candidate now has over 100,000 votes I no one need consider the advisability of entering— A candidate can enter at any time and win out—hard systematic work will win—-1 here will be no favorites in this contest—absolute fairness will prevail as far as The Leader is concerned, I Get in the Race j The* Mercer County Automobile Company informs us that they will he delayed in making delivery of ih**i Hudson Touring Car, but that they have urged the manufactrurers to make shipment without fail to reach lilueflehl several days-perhaps t\vu weeks before the contest closes, so thnt all may inspect this grand first prize being offered in the con test. So many orders wero placed with the manufacturers previous to the Leader's order thut shipment is delayed, but the machine will be here long before the struggle for supre macy lu the contest is over. With barely one month yet remain ing for active work, candidates are again warned that nono of the pre miums offered can lie won without systematic effort being put forth to win. Friends of candidates are again nsked tho question: "Is your favor ite candidate in the load; and if not, I what are you doing to help?" •WHO IS FAVORITE CANDIDATE?” As a special inducement to con testants and to determine who is the most populur candidate now in The Leader subscription race, a spec ial prize is offered for which every ; candidate may contest. The offer is this: To the con testant who turns in the largest amount of money, earning the largest /number of vo*es on November 23, 24, 2;>, L‘*i & 28 The Phelps FurnJture Com puny will presen'/ absolutely free of cost a handsome present. If a lady contestant should win the prize, it will lie a $2a Mission Writing Desk, one well worth a place in the home of any lady contestant, while if a gentleman turns in the most cash which earns the largest vote, the prize offered by the company is a handsome cellaret, a handsome ad dition to any gentleman's den. Value, |20. , This generous offer of the Phelps Furniture Company should excite in tense interest in the contest and urge on to victory all contestants now in tlie race, as well as induce an Intend ing candidate to start into the con test on that date. Remember that it matters not how many votes one may have had before November 23, but soleh refers to the one who on the above dutes turn in tiie largest, amount of money cariir ing the largest amount of votes. The total vote of the four days will deter mine the winner. f andidates and their friends are in vited by the Phelps Furniture Com pany to step) into their place,of busi ness and look at the'handsome artP cles they are offering to the success ful candidate. Two prettier or more acceptable articles could not have been selected by the furniture company, who are also at this time showing some exceptionally fine suggestions for Christinas buyers. To be judged the leader in the sub scription race for one day, even though one may not have the largest total vote, and to be presented with tills valuable present, should attract the attention of friends who “later on Intend to help the candidate of their choice. (Jet busy, contestants, the days are at hand and will soon he things of the past. While the vote of candidates will he recorded daily, no mention will be made as to how much cash any can didate lias handed In under the “Fnv orite Candidate contest until Tues day, Nov. 20, when the handsome pre mium for the work will he given by the Phelps Furniture Company on an order of The Leader. Candidates are requested to turn In their subscrip tions every day and not hold them back until Saturday and send all in at once. There Is an element of chance in making a mistake when all turn in at the same time. It is better to make payment day by day. Tho Contest Manager cnrefullj guards all information regarding what any can didate is fining. PRIZES WOHTH WORKING FOR. Tin- prizes Offered in The Leader Subscript ion Con cat are all wor ‘ h "°rking hard fo win The handsome Hudson Touring Car. cm design, < osts |1 ,j;.o and ... well wor !i every cent the manufaetutr ih a>k for it. The Hudson is the fii *t prip t> the ron testant turning In tin- largest amount of money which ♦ urns the largest number of votes. The second priz° iv also very valuable and consists of a handsome ftr.o bedroom suit* which may be s< en at tlie Furniture Company Phore and the candidate* arc especially Invited to drop in the ,»tore and take a look at this prize. (The third prize i* an $k.'» diamond ring, which may he ♦x< hanged for a watch of equal value, should the winner ro deckle. The ring and watches are now on display in the windows of Randolph A- Mlttendorf, who have injected a lull value info thi* prize. WHO MAY ENTER THIG CONTEST The contest is open to an eandl dat and a candidate may enter ttye _WANTED NFORMATION WANTED WANTED:—If any reader of this no tice knows a coal miner by the name of A. M. Carter he will con fer a favor on him by sending his name to The Bluefleld Evening Lea der. This olflce has valuable infor motion for him; money awaits him when located. Address C. H. Pu* nain, Bluefleld Evening Leader, Bluefleld,W. Va. SALESMEN WANTED:—Side line.; Attractive novelty on consignment with retail merchants in small towns displaying from illustrated catalog, no sumples necessary. Salesmen have spare time between trains can easily earn from $50.00 to $100.00 per month. Commissions paid ou receipt of each order. For further information writs Garnet Carter Company, Chattanooga Term. WANTED—With refined private fam ily, two well heated rooms for three adults; use of both, privilege of light house-keeping. Location near postoflice and railroad station. Ad dress P. O. Box 295, Bluefleld. WANTKD—Salesmen, with expori ence preferred, to sell the finest line of calendars and advertising specialltes on the market. Write immediately. The Winters Co.. Springfield, O. MONEY TO LOAN Money to lend on real estate. L. J. HOLLAND. I FOR RENT;—Two nicely furnished rooms newly prepared, heat. Call ’Phone 405-L or 150 Giles street. " ■' .. . __ REINFORCED CONCRETE WO SIDE WALK 8, FLOORS, WALLS LARS, ETC. WORK GUARANI-»r> W. E. McARTOR. 720 Greenbrier St. Ph^ne i3f I. BUTE FIELD. W. VA. Bluefidd Undertaking Co. Successors to W. S. Crockett No. 17 Princeton Ave. Licensed Embalmers AND Funeral Directors Ofiicial Undertaker* Phone 128 N. & W Railroad Co. Public Ambulance Day and Night W. 11. HJGLESONli, Gen. kgr. Robt. E. Moore ATTORNEY Collections Thornton Building Room 23 Phone 108 race at any time during the conduct of the same up to and including De cember 24, at which time the contest closes, and at which time competent judges selected by the contestants will take the books of record and de termine who wins the prizes. Nominations must be made on the coupon which is printed every day in The Loader and count 1000 votes for the person so nominated. But one nomination ballot enn be counted for any candidate. THE SUBSCRIPTION COUPON. The subscription coupon printed on imge 2 of The Leader is good for 10 votes if vo*ed before the date of expiration printed at the bottom of the eotipon. As many of these cou pons as one can gather will be count ed. Candidates may get their friends to cut them out for them ,but the> must be sent in by the candidate in order to count. RECEIPTS FOR MONEY PAID. Every contestant Is given n re jcoipt for all monies paid at The Lead cr office and this receipt shows Just wka* each candidate has earned ii the wav of votes and will be chockot by the Judges at the end of the con test. No receipt will be issued ex cepting when cash is paid or coi> pons clipped. HOW SUBSCRIPTIONS COUNT. After a candidate has be<’n nominn ---—- : g ed, he or she is eligible to solicit sub scriptions ior '1 ho Leader. Subscrip tions will count as follows: One years’ subscription.. .5000 votes Six months’ subscription 2000 votes Three months’ subscription 1000 votes One years’ subscription to week ly Leader ....1,500. votes Candidates who Induce old sub scribers to pay all arrearages and either three, six or twelve months in advance will receive the same propor tionate number of votes as if the sub scription were a new one. Receipt books will be furnished all candidates in order to give subscrib ers an official receipt for all monies paid by them to a candidate Subscription Rate8. The subscription price of The Loader is as follows: One year, by mail.$3.00 Six months, by mail.$1.50 Three months, by mall.$1.00 Cue year by carrier in city.$4.00 Six months by carrier in city..$2.00 rime months by carrier in city $1.25 Leader, one time per week, per y°ar .. How To Send Money. In sending money to The Leader make all checks and money orders payable only to the Bluefiold Evening Leader and address all correspon dence in care of the "Contest. Editor." The Leader will be ploased to fur nish printed envelopes properly ad dressed to all candidates on applies tlon. Thos. E. PEERY, M. 0. SPECIALIST Eye, Ear, Nine and Uniat Bluefield, West Virginia OCULIHT N. # W. I»»" wav IJ. c. NELSON™"" Public Accountant and Systematixer. j Graham, Va. I-*>WORRISOrBROri| Oivi and Mining Englneara i Thornton Building I BLUEFIELD t : i WEST VaI DR A D. WOOD EYE, EAR, NOSE A"D THROAT Specialist Thornton Bldg. Blueflold, W. Va. Woman's College 1854 RICHMOND, YA. 1910 Located la the beautiful, historic end eultui »d city of the South. Large and able faculty trained In the beet uai errtltiee and coneerratorlee of tfele country and Barope. Specialist* ia their department*. 8 men. It women. Carefully arranged courtet of etudy lead to the dayreee of 8. Utt.. B A.. M. A. and B. Ha*. Halt million dollar* 1 utt secured for enlargement aad endowment. Health record remarkable. Accommodation* Brtt-cia**. Marly application Important. Term* moderate. Fur catalogue and other Information addreaa JAM KM NKI>MON, M. A., I D., Pr*a. OCTOBER 2, 1910. Leave Bluefleld 7:20 a no. for Roa noke, Norfolk and all points of Shun adoaii division. Pullman Bleeper, Roanoke to New York, via Hagers town, Pullman i’arior Car, Roanoke to Norfolk. 9:05 a. m. for Roanoke, Rich mond Norfolk. Pullman Sleeper Dining Car to Roanoke. Parlor Car Roanoke to Norfolk. 2:20 p. m. for Roauoke, Lynch burg aud intermediate stations and the Shenandoah Valley, Philadelphia and New York. Sleeper to Philadel phia. Cafe Car Gary and Shena doah. 9:18 p. m. for Roanoke, Lynch burg Richmond Norfolk. Pullman sleeper to Norfolk, Roanoke to Richmond. , 1 ) Leave Bluefleld 8:20 p. m. for Ken ova, Columbus and all points West and Nrrthwest. Pullman sleeper for Columbus and Cincinnati. Cafe cars 8:10 a. m. Pullman Sleeper for Columbus. Cafe Dining Car. Leave 8 a. m. and 2:05 p. in. daily for Tazewell, Norton and all stations on the Clinch Valley division Arrive from Norton and points on the Clinch Valley division at 11:30 a m. and 7:20 p. m. I^eave 6:00 a. in. for Williamson and intermediate stations. Leave 10:60 a. in. for larger »nd intermediate stations. Leave 2:15 p. in. for Welch and in termediate stations. For additional Information call on agent Norfnl and Western R. R W. B. BEVIL. Gen’l Pass. Agent, Roanoke. Va. ^^****************^ .:> $1.25 >**«r^ iholoat ud Medal at Jameafown Esooaitios $X.OO PRICES, $1.50 per quart, 76c per pint, 40c per half pint Guaranteed to contain ofty straight, old and very high class whiskey WE ARE THERE WITH THE GOODS $1,00 «. on We will forfeit one thousand dollars if we cannot prove from our sworn-to govern- * A ' ment records to the satisfaction of any expert that we are using the Oldest. Costli est and Highest tirade whiskies known in America in producing I'hrkk Crown.*' Sold in Bluefield by.the well known dealers Messrs. KELLEY fclMOYERS LEE ECHOLS L LAZARU* &. CO. HAARY MATZ . Gen’l Distributors Prop Grand Hotel A. GOODMAN. Inc. Gen I Distributor Pocahontas Write for our booklet, “Temperate Saying* of Temperate Men.” If not represented In your town we may have an attractive proposition for you. Write ua for par* ticulara. All inquiries receive cheerful and prompt attention. GEO. COHN & CO., Proprietors, Louisville, Ky.