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Great Popularity Contest
Monday, August 2nd, 1909.
The Laurens Advertiser announces the biggest contest ever put on in Laurens County, in which will be given away over $500.00
in valuable prizes. Contest begins next Monday, Aug 2nd, and will close Monday, November 2?th, lQ()b. GET VOTES:] |1 here
are three methods of securing votes for this great contest.
1st. Clip the "nomination ballot," from this weeks issue, write the name and address plainly thereon and mail it at
once to The Advertiser. That gives your candidate 500 Votes as a starter.
2nd. Clip the "Weekly Ballot," as many of them as you can get, and vote for your favorite; each of these ballots counts
for 10 votes.
3rd. The "Voting Certificates," are to be used in sending in subscriptions, old or new, w ith every dollar paid on
subscription to The Laurens Advertiser, send one of these certificates w ith the name of your candidate plainly w ritten thereon
and it w ill count 200 votes. Here is the opportunity. Get subscriptions or collect renewals, for every dollar you get 200 votes.
At the end of the prescribed time, the votes will be counted and the Prizes awarded according to the standing of the
candidates. The votes w ill be published each week.
To the person receiving the highest
; number of votes will bo given a
This piano is of one of the best makes
! and highest grades. It will be on cxhibi
j tion at
The Piano ami ( >rgau Man
About September the fust. Co there
then ami inspect it. If yon want to know
(im thing more about it, ask Mr. McCord.
To the person receiving the next highest
number of vote., will be given a high grade,
with light Lap Kobe ami Whip. This is
an #85 or 90 buggy* tiow on exhibition at
H. Douglas ?ray & Co.
Rules of Contest.
1. The contest opens Motidav, August 2nd., and closes on Monday, November 29th.
2. The contest is open to any white person residing within the territory coveted
by The Advertiser, except those employed in The Advertiser Office and members of their
3. Kvery dollar seemed on renewals or new subscriptions entitle.-, the candidate to
200 votes; other amounts, smaller or larger, at the same ratio.
4. Only one domination ballott will be allowed each candidate; these are good for
5. The Weekly coupons, good for 10 votes, are not restricted as to number, but
must be voted within the three weeks prescribed by the ?t?te as printed thereon.
6. No candidate will be allowed to transfer his or her votes to another.
7. The person receiving the highest ntltubet of votes will be awarded the First
Prize; the next highest, the .Second Prize, and so on according to the standing of the
candidates at the close of the contest.
8. The Advertiser will not be responsible for any motleys paid to candidates until
received in this office and receipted for by the management.
9. The Advertiser reserves the tight to change any of the rules of tile Contest or
make any additional regulations that will be fair to itself and the candidates, or to reject
any candidate for reasons satisfactory to itself.
Cut out the Coupons and Work for Subscriptions
To the person ranking third in num.
bet of votes will be given :i Tint.'
Solid Gold Watch
If a lady receives this prize it will be a
lady's si/e, if a gentleman, it will be ac
cordingly. These watches are*e.\hibited at
Fleming Bros', jewelers
To the candidate ranking fourth, will
be given a handsome uxl comfortable
* Rocking- Chair
The chair is full quarter oak, rubbed and
polished, full leather Spring seat, and very
massive. Regular retail price
Chair is on exhibition at si >: .? of
LET EVERYBODY SHE THE HANDSOME PRIZES.
Call at the above named stores and inspect the prizes. They are of the best? they are worth your while to work for. Let each candidate
hei>in now; get his or her friends at work. A good start means a great deal. Sent! in one ".Nomination Ballot" (only one counted ;". r each candidate)
then get busy for Subscription. See rules of contest above. NOW IS THE TIME TO BEGIN, l or any further information regarding the contest
write or call on THE ADVERTISER at once. Mail all Subscription with your VOTE to
The Laurens Advertiser
Laurens, s. c.
(jet in the Race