The Bellaire & Southwestern Texan (Bellaire, Tex.), Vol. 18, No. 9, Ed. 1 Wednesday, May 5, 1971 Page: 3 of 36
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Wednesday, May 5, 1971
THE BELLAIRE TEXAN
Monday Is Final Day
For all of six weeks the var-
ious contestants in the "Big
Prize” subscription contest,
sponsored by the Bellaire TEXAN
have busily engaged accumulat-
ing a large total number of
votes. Contest ends Monday, May
10 at 1 p.m.
During this time the contest
has gained fame that is wide-
spread, It was hailed from the
start as being the most liberal
unique and altogether attractive
affair of its kind.
With the race now in its final
stage, contestants are all a tin-
gle with high hopes and ambi-
tions to gain first honors and
now the effort and diligence
shown by each during the past
few weeks will be crowned by an
avalanche of subscriptions and
accompanying votes that is due
to bring thousands of “fans” to
their feet rooting excitedly, for
their own particular favorite.
Success in an affair of this
kind sometimes depends upon
keen Judgment and timely ac-
tion. Throughout allhisotry,peo-
ple possessing that faculty of
sensing opportunity when they
see it and grasping at the right
Marian . . .
Continued from page 1
Featured attraction is the
Spaghetti Dinner to be served
from 2 until 6 p.m. Mrs. David
Persha, dinner chairman, states
that advance tickets are now on
sale and may be obtained by
going to or calling Marian High
School at 667-6621, or Mrs. Per-
sha at 723-4262. Prices are $1.25
for adults and 50? for children un-
der 12. When purchased at the
door tickets will be $1.50 and
Colt Carnival is sponsored
jointly by the Marian Booster
Club, Marian PTO, Varsity M,
and the Alumni Association who
cordially invite the families of
the community to come for an af-
ternoon of fun, games, food,
drinks and good fellowship.
moment - seem to acquire the
best things in life, while those
undecided and afraid stand back
and talk about what they may have
done. The saddest words of tongue
or pen to quote a classic are,
"It might have been.”
Determination to win, coupled
with relentless activity during
the short remaining time, can
make any one of the various lead-
ers a major prize winner, but to
relax now is suicidal to success.
We wish we could give a new
car to each and every active
contestant but of course that
would be impossible for us to do.
One of you will win that beautiful
Chevy Nova the rest of the con-
testants will receive cash prizes.
If you do not win the first prize
automobile, don’t be a poor los-
er. Be a good sport, take it good
naturedly - congratulate the one
who does win the prize car.
Anyone can be a good sport
if they win the top prize but it
shows real character if one knows
how to be a good loser.
Mr V.M. Preston, publisher of
the Bellaire TEXAN said today
"The prize Chevy Nova will be in
front of the TEXAN office and
ready for the winner in the con-
test to drive home in it, just as
soon as the vote count has been
finished.” That will be about 2
p.m., May 10. The rest of the con-
testants can pick up their checks
Tuesday. Mav 11th.
THE BELLAIRE TEXAN
PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY
PRESTON PUBLISHING CO.
6622 Ferris Houston, Tx. 77036
P.O. Box 999 Bellaire, Tx. 77401
City of Bellaire
Second Class mail priveleges authorized at
Subscription J3.00 to $5.00 a Year
Advertising Rates Upon Request
V. M. Preston Publisher
Bill Wilson Adv. Manager
B. E. Royal News Editor
Carolyn Cronin News Editor
Participants in the subscrip-
tion contest are requested to call
in person at the contest depart-
ment and verify our count of their
individual vote total to date with
the campaign manager, that is of
course if you haven’t done it al-
ready, before these figures are
turned over to official contest
judge for final count - otherwise
our figures, which have been
carefully checked shall be con-
Any erroneous reflection upon the character
h may appear in
TEXAN will gladly be corrected when brought
to the attention of the publisher.
or reputation of any person, firm or corporation
which may appear in the columns of the Bellaire
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Royal, B. E. & Cronin, Carolyn. The Bellaire & Southwestern Texan (Bellaire, Tex.), Vol. 18, No. 9, Ed. 1 Wednesday, May 5, 1971, newspaper, May 5, 1971; Bellaire, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth567092/m1/3/: accessed January 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Bellaire Friends Library & Historical Society.