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J CLOSING DAYS OF THE GREAT I' $10,000.00 CASH PORT RECEIPTS CONTEST. j How ivlany Sales of Cotton Will Be Received At AH United States Ports from September Ist, 1903, to January II 12th, 1904, Both Inclusive? Contest Closes December 31st, 1903. I I Secretary Hester s last weekly cotton statement, published elsewhere in this issue, shows that through Friday. December ißth, there have been received 4,649,944 bales this season, as against 4,353,225 bales last year, 4,238,738 bales year before last and 4,113,492 bales in iqoo No statement was issued Last Friday, the Cotton Exchange being closed for Christmas holiday. ■ " ! — THOUSAND COLLAR CASH OFFER ——- X— __ 5 DIVISION OIF PRIZES statistics for the last six crops. For the exact, or nearest to the exact, estimate of the total The total Port Receipts for the past few years from September Ist through the twelfth day of the following January are given to aid you in making an intelligent esri« nil. iber of bales of cotton received, at all united States mate in this contest. It is not necessary to itemize your estimate, give it in one plain Ports from 1 19G3 to Jan 12 1904 both in- sum expressed in figures only. Don’t make any mistake in your figures; let them mean ' k ' ’ ’ * ’ ’ just what you mean to say. For the next nearest estimate 1,500.00 Year. Receipts September Ist to 12th o* following January, both Inclusive. drop for season. For the next nearest estimate 500.00 1897-18986.070.7731M99 994 For the next nearest estimate 200.00 *899-*9OO For the next nearest estimate 125.00 1900-1901 4,846.741 10.383,422 For the 5 next nearest estimates, $50.00 each 250.00 ilosligol 5 Jo Forthe 10 next nearest estimates, 25.00 each 250.00 o TT r \ , ’ , , v ' * secretary Hester, of the ixew Orleans Exchange, certifies to the above and will tarnish For the 20 next nearest estimates, 15.00 each 300.00 the official figures to decide this contest. Forthe 50 next nearest estimates, 7.50 each 275.00 « - 54 .. *■ e . « * «-* • * * * » & j Conditions of Sending Estimates in this Port Receipts Contest. Forthe 100 next nearest estimates, 5.00 each 500.00 1. Send SI.OO for THE WEEKLY CONSTITI’TTON one year and with It one estimate In our co.test- m f -y /v ... 2. Send 50 cents for THE SUNNY SOUTH one year and with It one estimate In the content 4) / jVUV> s gend S | 25 for THE WEEKLY CONSTITUTION and SUNNY SOUTH both one year and send two estimates la |j J ... the contest—that Is, one estlznate for THE CONSTITUTION and another for THE Si’NNY SOUTH. £' Ci it s On 3 I OTerS for Cost Estimates IhSade During ’ * Send 50 CENTS for one estlmtiJK alone In the contest if you do not want a subscription. Such a remittance merely . pays for the privilege of sending the estimate, [f yon wish to make a number of estimates On this basis, you may send jJliterCnt r*ei IOC!S Oi the Contest. three estimates for every SI.OO forwarded at the same time estimates are sent If as many as ten estimates are received at rat j x • i • ■ , a • , <• < *ho same time without subscriptions the sender ma.', forward them with only s3.oo—th.s special discount being offered for * 1 • ' liltJl't 1 116 time Os tilt* < ontest IS diveb'd into estimates re* ten estimates in one order. No further discount allowed. A postal :ard receipt will be sent tor all estimates received f i\ 'd by Die Constitution during five periods the first period without subscriptions. Where subs riptmns are ordered the arrival of t s paper itself is an knowiedgment that your < >v« ring ‘the months of Julv and August, the other four being one estlmate haa been received and 18 cnrPfuEy r<f Or: '‘ d ' nth each, the 2d period September, 3<i period October, 4th s Tne ? 01,ey and tbe an<l !ll( ’ ' mu,t comß ift ths same “hveiope The estimate, the money ar .d 1 c ' f 1 the subscription go together. This rule is positive I nod .November, sth period December. r 6. Every agent sending tn subscriptions with estimates for subscribers Is entitled to send for himself free as many estt- i; ■ W v p : vp to tbp b t e3timate received during each period (in ad- aS he Bendß J or others Estimates sent in by ag-v.ts under rule 4 carry the same privilege to agents viz, as many I “ '■ for themselves as they serri for customers. «ii' ion to whatever other prize it mav take, or if it takes no other . , . 1 - AgentH prizes for SIOO and for rre ortermi forth« //? it nil). * IC SUH! Os during the contest. These are v# 't to be v.O y ihr»-e wepks b'ft n .-w. Get at It, Tli*‘ five prizes thus offered at $200.00 each amount t 0.... 1.000.00 FURTHER GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS If i The condition for sending estimates on the Port Receipts of 1 'otton Ist of September. 1903. through January 12, 1904. ts TWO ncl Oonsoi3tion Offers shat each and every entry of estimates must be .e imperiled by .. sub-.-ripy. , r The Constitution or The Sunny South or * the remittance provided for estimates without subscribe ; or<. Th'-', must he sent in the IDENTICAL ENVELOPE THAT , ~ .. i , , x , . n . BRINGS THE MONEY THAT PAYS FOR THU ESTIMATES OR THE SUBSC P.IPTION You cannot subscribe now first For distribution among those estimates (not taking any of the and send your estimates afterwards. I p! IZ* > . COming within <>oO bales either May ot the your estimates by an agent of The Constitution you make him your agent and not ours, In forwarding exa< t figures LOOO.OO your estimates, both as to the correctness of the ilgures as you intended them and the certainty of the forwarding of them Should a. party send in more than one prize estii.iatv. !i,- or she will be >?ntlt-.ed to a share of the prize fund for every S< coed For distribution among those estimates (not taking anv of that u may represent a successful st!mate. Pers- s may enter the -ontest as many time, as the;, send subscriptions, i ' the above 195 prizes and not sharing the first consolation offer), Hnd under tho rule ’ th * Bame l " rs °“ rnay r ” ? ' ive 1 vr,2C wi,h P "° f “ ,a r '- dning within 1.000 bales either wav of the exact figures LOOO.OO , * n rnaklng v y<>uy . anß ’. er j ,st s ‘ ate 81 m: F; r .' rt 190 3 « jmnrr ii, • »,v j 9O 4bales. Make your figures plain. ■ vid re<' rd them .is r-- eivrd every day EXACTLY AS THEY LOCK. *—7“AND WILL ALLOW NO CHANGE WH ATEVEIt If yon wan: to make estimates later. Or if you want to repeat the esti- Drand lotal §BO,OOO. oo mate you have made, send other subscrip tiona. . The last day upon which estimates can be mailed Is December 31. 1903. and orders must be so postmarked, and must hi base of a lie on any Prize Estimate the Money will be Equally Divided. reach Atlanta and be postmarked as received here within five days thereafter. The chances of delay are assumed by — ATTRACTIVE COMBINATION 7 —""F D —— \ r ——————— —— nT'"T n Tr EV rn Y HOU r “HO !p GhOER lorConsthutlon or Sun "y Soutll . or Bom, with Estimatas. | / ORDER BLANK For Estimates Only WITHOUT Subscriptions " 5 „ t"'" ’." L PUBL,SHERS ™ OONSTITUTION, fitlan’a, Ca: ts i lf me Reading for IJnelosed find * for which send I Hnceipt» Contegt. upon total roecipls of rotton at all U. H. Port* from September 1, 1&O3, to Jan Every Membsrof the Family. I indtea* ti)f fotlnrv9: Both News and Fiction lor Tbe ,F^p. ! - v on!inr » lt > o " 0™ year, fl,oo, with I Your Oofce a Year piain’v. Three for One Dollar or Ten for Three Dollars. T »e»nn.y South on. y.„. to., with ONE Ml. Str.U A« Ex- CONTESTANT S ESTIMATES. = AGENT'S ESTIMATES. The Weekly Consiiiution, i The Weekly Constltut’on and Sunny South both ; (ne I | I »>5 ' J I 1 one year J 1.25, with TWO Estimate. I You Take. o ‘ j ' ’ I f s * 2 ' 2 1 " ~ ’i XhX-Jop’F' SUBSCRIBER'S ESTIMATES 3 I, I I I I I . FThJfflll 3 ~ ...J . . J_J ! LZ Upon total Port. Receipts of Colton at all U. S. Ports from Seplcm- B ‘ nP < 7 f t ? Stnp eB “ mMM ' 1 ■ -ri « , tember 1, 1903, to January 12, 1904, both inclusive. - S. i ic; i * E: p and The Sunny south. 4 ! i i j i i 4 : 1 1 T ;i — - lj ! . 3 _———■—— ’ bothoheye»r row quit || k 4 U_! ’ = ’ == — === 4?^ l); OF; :ZZ.ZZZZZZ“=~ ., = ; ' 1 10 ! ; ? 5 10 III'! 4 GREAT PRIVILEGES IN PORT gig r=t 1 ' 1 ; I I RECEIPTS CONTEST Subscriber’s Name FILL OUT ALL TEN ROWS WITH ESTIMATES 5 i 5 i FILL OUT ALL TEN RO A'S Wl I H EST MAT ES ‘ . IF YOU SEND 53.00 WITH ORDER. - '«■ - “ IF YOU SEND $3.00 WITH ORDER 4 • Address all Orders to Address State THE CONSTITUTION, Send only one estimate if you ta e only one paper, ii 11 out both ' j estimate blanks If you take both papers. If you want one estimate ATL/XNTA GA on.y without subscription, send 50c and fill one blank. fitr,t9 state '< J <. J Address all Orders to THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Atlanta, Qa. 3 1 THE WEEKLY CONSTmiTIOWi ATVAJRYK. MOJiDAS. DECEMBER 28, 1903.