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EL PASO HERALD
1 utside of the City of El Paso . ',gij" m BS. MAY 10, 1910 j iMfc. opened' Mjiroii IOj 1810 The Herald's Grand Paso. Many magni blank today and get Popular Voting Contest is open to any Herald subscriber, outside of El icent prizes are offered for a, few weeks hustling. Send in a nomination- busy. - ' . ' x; i There wl!S be Four Grand Prizes, Twelve District Prizes and numerous Special Prizes The Grand Prizes 1st Grand Prize 2nd Grand Prize 3rd Grand Prize 4th Grand Prize .$1250 Overland Touring Car ? v $800 ApoElo Player Piano Two Trips to New York via all Water Route, AH Expenses Paid $400 Hobart M. Cable Piano i Oenfesf District No. 1 , Includes all of west Texas (outside of El Paso), andhe territory adjacent to trie Na tional Lines of Mexico in Mexico. Contestants in this district are competing for the following prizes : 1ST GRAND PRIZE $1250 OVERLAND TOURING CAR 2ND GRAND PRIZE $8C0 APOLLO PIANO PLAYER 3RD GRAND PRIZE TWO TRIPS TO NEW YORK 4TH. GRAND PRIZE $400 HOBART M. CABLE PIANO 1st District Prize, $i25 VICTOR VICTROLA 2d District Prize, ,$50 SET SILVERWARE 3d District Prize ' $25 CAMERA Oontest District No, 2 Includes the following: Otero, Lincoln, Torrance, Eddy, Chaves, Roosevelt, Curry, Quay, Guadalupe, San Miguel, Union, Col fax, and Mora counties in $ew Mexico, and the Panhandle counties in Texas. Contestants in this district are competing for the f olio wing prizes : 1ST GRAND PRIZE $1250 OVERLAND TOURING CAR 2ND GRAND PRIZE S800 APOLLO PIANO PLAYER 3RD GRAND PRIZE TWO TRIPS TO NEW YORK 4TH GRAND PRIZE $400 HOBtRT M. CABLE PIANO 1st District Prize, $125 VICTOR VICTROLA 2d District Prize, $50 SET SILVERWARE 3d District Prize, $25 CAMERA Contest District No, 3 Includes the following counties in !New Mexico: Dona Ana, Luna, Grrant, Sierra, Socorro, Valencia, Bernalillo, Santa IPe, San Duval, McKinley, Taos, Rio Arriba and San Juan. r Contestants in this district are competing for the following prizes: v 1ST GRAND PRIZE $1250 OVERLAND TOURING CAR 2ND GRAND PRIZE $800' APOLLO PIANO PLAYER 3RD GRAND PRIZE TWO TRIPS TO NEW YORK 4TH GRAND PRIZE $4CO 30BART M. CABLE PIANO 1st District Prize, $125 VICTOR VICTROLA 2d District Prize, $50 SET SILVERWARE 3d District Prize, $25 CAMERA Oontest District No, 4 Includes all of Arizona, Sonora, and the west coast of Mexico. Contestants in this district are competing for the following prizes : 1ST GRAND PRIZE $1250 OVERLAND TOURING CAR 2ND GRAND PRIZE $800 APOLLO PIANO PLAYER 3RD GRAND PRIZE TWO TRIPS TO NEW YORK 4TH GRAND PRIZE $400 HOBART M. CABLE PIANO 1st District Prize, $125 VICTOR VICTROLA l 2d District Prize, ' $50 SET SILVERWARE . 3d District Prize, $25 CAMERA Special Prizes- IN" ADDITION TO THE GRAND AND DISTRICT PRIZES, SEVERAL HUNDRED DOLLARS WORTH OF SPECIAL PRIZES WILL BE G-IVEN AWAY DURNG-THE CONTEST. CONDITIONS GOVERNING- THE GIVING OE THESE PRIZES WILL BE ANNOUNCED EROM TIMEX TO TIME AS THE CONTEST PROGRESSES. i Why EI Pasoans Are Excluded The Herald excludes residents of this city and suburbs from this con test for the reason that it would be manifestly impossible for an out of town contestant to compete with a local 'contestant on even terms. The Herald reaches nine out of eYcry ten of the homes in this city vahd it would be comparatively easy work for an El Paso'an to pile up an im mense vote by merely collecting in advance the subscriptions in his im mediate neighborhood. Eor this reason El Paso candidates are not al lowed to compete and no votes are allowed on subscriptions taken in El Paso and El Paso suburbs. Vote Schedule DAILY HERALD - 1 Month .$ .60 100 Votes 3 Months 1.80 500 Votes 6 Months . . . . 3.60 1500 Votes 1 Year -7.00 5000 Votes SEMI-WEEKLY HERALD 1 Year, .7 $2.00. 600 Votes kipung-io VOLUr. Each contestant in The Heraldfs Popular Voting Con test will be given a beautiful set of masterpieces of the world's literature, or a set of the works of Rudyard Kip ling, for the first six new yearly subscriptions they send in. Just think of it you only have to get' six people to take The Herald for one year and you get absolutely free your choice of a 10 volume set of Kipling or an eight vol ume set of Masterpieces. Or, "we will send both sets to any contestant for the first 10 new yearly subscriptions sent in. Note Special prize offers do not affect in any way the awarding of the regular prizes. No one is barrel' from winning a regular prize on account of having re ceived a special prize. Do You Want An Automobile? Many people suppose that it is necessary to be wealthy in order.to possess an Automobile. This is a mistake. The Herald offers an Automobile of the newest and best manufacture, which you can easily obtain by the cooperation of your friends with no expense to yourself and no extra cost to your friends. Enter the contest at once. DELAY ENDANGERS SUCCESS Nomination Blank Date ! ,1910. Contest Editor, El Paso Herald. r ' ( ' ' 1 nominate , Town ., ' State or Territory ;f.r as the most popular candidate in the EL PASO HERALD POPULAR VOTING CONTEST? Signed . .... Address ' This nomination blank counts for 500 votes for the candidate nominated and only one nomination blank will be counted for each person nominated. A voting coupon "will be found on another page. 1 Rules of Contest Any person of good character is eligible to enter this contest. Every candidate must be regularly nominated on tne nomination blank which is printed in The Herald. Any person can nominate one or more candidates. Nomination blanks should, be mailed at once to the Contest Editor of the EI Paso Daily Herald- Each nomination made give the nominee 5 votes. No person living in the city of El Paso is eligible to enter this contest and no votes will be allowed on subscriptions in El Paso or suburbs. The Herald's Popular Voting Contest will be divided into four districts. Each district will contest for four Grand prizes and three district prizes. No person can win more than one prize. The contestant having the largest number of -votes will be awarded the $1250 Touring Car, the next highest will win the $800 Apollo Piano Player; the third highest will win a double trip to New York and the fourth -highest will win the $400 Hobart M. Cable piano. In the districts where Grand prizes are awarded the next highest vote will win the $125 Victrola; the next the $50 set of silverware, and the next the $25 Camera. In case of a tie between contestants the value of the prize for which they are con tending will be equally divided. e Contestants must be entered in the district in which they live and contestants mov ing from one prize district to another after being nominated will be retained in the dis trict from which first nominated. Contestants may secure votes in any district they desire and vetea once co-anted cannot be transferred. o employe of The Herald will be permitted to compete for the prizes and The Herald reserves the right to reject any nomination that may be considered objectionable. The Herald guarantees fair treatment to all contestants and in all questions that may arise the decision of the Contest Editor will be considered final. The Herald reserves the right to add to or change the rules as may be necessary to best protect the interests of both the contestants and The Herald. All prizes will be in El Paso ready for delivery to tie winning contestants oa the closing day of the contest. t ' v j "