The Mexia Weekly Herald (Mexia, Tex.), Vol. 12, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 23, 1911 Page: 6 of 8
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SOME SPECIAL PRIZES
During the month of November we will give a number of special prizes. You can win one or more
of these special prizes and at the same time piie up votes for yuurssif for the piano.
For subscriptions turned in on Weekly Herald and Merchants' votes we will give the following
For $10.00 on subscription and 5000 Mer-
A Lady's Shopping Bag
For $15.00 on subscription and 6000 Mer-
' A Fine Gold Filled Necklace
For $20.00 on subscription and 8000 Mer-
A Ine Geld Filed Bracelet
For $30.00 on subscription and 10,000 Mer-
chants' votes—Choice of
A Fine Necklace with Pendent
/I Fine Box of Stationery with Embossed Monogram
Any $4.00 Rocking Chair at Anderson Furniture Co.rs
For $50.00 on subscription and 15,000 Mer-
A Fine Elgin Watch
15-Year Case—7-Jewel—Worth $15,00
Pick out the special prize you want to try for and when you get enough cash on subscription and
merchants' votes you get the prize and at the same time the votes count for you in the Piano Contest.
Any contestant can win one or more of these prizes.
Contest Now On
This Contest is now on and will close
Tuesday, December 26th
at 5 p. m., and the result will be announced
in the next issue of The Herald, and the
winner can have the Piano for a
New Year's Gift
Candidates should now get busy and hustle
for votes. You can get them this way:
For every paid subscription for one year, 500 votes.
For every paid subscription for two years, 1,200
For every paid subscription for three years, 2,500
For every paid subscription for five years, 5,000
For every paid subscription for ten years, 20,000
Subscriptions for more than one year must go to
one address. Cash must accompany all subscriptions
to get vote3. New' subscriptions, renewals or delin-
quent subscriptions all counted alike.
Here is Another Way to Get Votes:
The following Live Merchants of Mexia will issue
votes on cash purchases at the rate of 100 votes for '
each dollar paid in. But no such votes will be given
on orders, you must call for them yourself at the
time the purchase is made.
H. C. ROLLER, Drags and Jewelry.
GARDNER & STEVENS, Groceries.
V. WOLVERTON CO.. Hardware, Vehicles, Implements, etc.
MCDONALD'S BLACKSMITH SHOP.
ANDERSON FURNITURE COMPANY.
GREGORY, DANNA & MILLER, Meat Market.
SF.WELL & EDWARDS. Dry Goods Etc.
HOUX'S PRINTERY. Advertising and Job Work.
The Piano We re (jiving Away
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WE did not buy the cheap- at msi • urnent ••U'ctv-I. W e t-eight
one that will be a Instinv: .-Mtwrii. > .•«)>■ our ^iiper;
one which is backed with an iron ehu ;n • -as«-t« r a ; < fio.i of
ten years; one which sells for txfu'iy (;0, a. d hieh is fit
to grace any home, ewn i! it lie thr.t of a n;u-MCal i-xperi.
Here is a technical de.-crif.iti->n the i*',a o:
The piano is the well known Lj: h-; Pnii. Company make,
the case is d'Njble-vem'.ored inside and out; inside with white
maple and outside with fancy mah 'gany. Semi-cclonial in
style with pilasters and trusses to match its appearance, full
empire top with drop moulding -.
Full overstrung scale, 7 1-3 octaves; laminated bridges,
rock maple back, six posts, imported German tuning pins and
wire, 13-pound hammers, laminated pin block, compound key
bottom, standard made action, splendidly regulated, ivory keys
and three pedals.
Case has guarantee cast in it, for ten years.
The Fifth Count
Here is the result of the fifth count in
this big contest.
It shows Miss Pearl Campbell to be in the
lead with Miss Edna Arrington gaining.
Miss Pearl Campbell, Mexia, Route 3.157,200
Miss Edna Arrington, Mexia 150,865
Miss Esma Speer, Mexia, Route 1 113,545
Miss Sallie Robinson, Mexia. Route 3. 38,005
Miss Jessie Pearson, Mexia, Route 4.. 20,985
Miss Addie Mag Deis, Mexia 10,560
Miss Elsie Kierbow, Mexia, Route 4.. 9,940
Miss Nacmie Savage, Mexia 2,825
Miss Pearl Hughes, Mexia, Route 3.. 1,500
Miss Lillian Little, LaSalle .r... 800
Miss Martha Ryckman, Mexia 600
The Vote Will Be Counted Each Week
Don't fail to read about the Special Prizes
we are offering for subscriptions to the
Weekly Herald and Merchants' coupons.
Address all inquiries to
The Weekly Herald's Popular Voting Contest
This Coupon is Good for 100 Votes, If Voted on
or before November 29th.
Address all inquiries to
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Houx, N. P. The Mexia Weekly Herald (Mexia, Tex.), Vol. 12, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 23, 1911, newspaper, November 23, 1911; Mexia, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth302360/m1/6/: accessed June 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Gibbs Memorial Library.