The Mexia Weekly Herald (Mexia, Tex.), Vol. 12, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 7, 1911 Page: 2 of 8
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$350.00 Piane Contest
The Contestant that turns in the Largest Amount of Cash Subscriptions to
the Weekly Herald between Dec. 1st and close of the Contest will receive
TEN DOLLARS IN GOLD
The One Turning in The Second Largest Amount will Receive
FIVE DOLLARS IN GOLD
Provided that in each case the amount of Cash t urned in is at least double
the Amount of the Prize.
Contest Closes Tuesday, December 26th at 5 p. m.
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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 votes. 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, Drugs and Jewelry.
GARDNER & STEVENS, Groceries.
V. W0LVERT0N CO.. Hardware, Vehicles, Implements, etc.
MCDONALD'S BLACKSMITH SHOP. ,
ANDERSON FURNITURE COMPANY.
GREGORY, DANNA & MILLER, Meat Market.
SEWELL & EDWARDS. Dry Goods Etc.
HOUX'S PRINTERY, Advertising and Job Work.
Address all inquiries to
The Piano We ,-vre (jiving Away
WE did not buy the cheapest instrument offered. We bought
one that will be a lasting advertisement for our paper;
one which is backed with an iron clad guarantee for a period of
ten years; one which sells for exactly $350.00, and which is fit
to grace any home, even if it be that of a musical expert.
Here is a technical description of the piano:
The piano is the well known Leyhe Piano Company make,
the case is duuble-veneered inside and out; inside with white
maple and outside with fancy mahogany. Semi-colonial in
style with pilasters and trusses to match its appearance, full
empire top with drop m^ulding^. ..
Full overstrung scale, 7 1-3 octavos; laminated bridges>
rock maple back, six posts, imported German tuning pins and
wire,18-pound; hammers, laminated pin block, compound key
bottom, standard made aci.on, splendidly regulated, ivory keys
and three: pedals.
Case.has' guarantee ca.st in it. for ten years.
The Seventh Count
Here is the result of the seventh count in
this big contest.
It shows Miss Edna Arrington to be in the
lead by several thousand*
Miss Edna Am; ^;ton, Mexia 250,090
Miss Pearl Campbell, Mexia, Route 3.221,940
Miss Esma Speer, Mexia, Route 1.... 125,900
MissjTSallie Robinson, Mexia. Route 3. 38,005
Miss Jessie Pearson, Mexia, Route 4.. 23,380
Miss Addie Mag Deis, Mexia 15,060
Miss Elsie Kierbow, Mexia, Route 4.. 10,040
Miss Naomie Savage, Mexia 2,825
Miss Pearl; Hughes, Mexia, Route 3.. 1,500
Miss Lillian Little, LaSalle 800
Miss Martha Ryckman, Mexia 600
Some Special Prices
Read carefully about our Special Prizes we
are offering this week on Subscriptions. They
are worth working for.
The Weeklv Herald's Popular Voting Contest
This Coupon is Good for 250 Votes, If Voted on
, or before December 13th.
Address all inquiries to
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Houx, N. P. The Mexia Weekly Herald (Mexia, Tex.), Vol. 12, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 7, 1911, newspaper, December 7, 1911; Mexia, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth302361/m1/2/: accessed March 30, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Gibbs Memorial Library.