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Schedule of Votes and Subscription Rates
SCHEDULE OF VOTES AND
SUBSCRIPTION PRICE OF
Up to December 12
1 Year, $1.00
2 Years, $2.00
3 Years, $3.00
. . 60,000
4 Years,. $4.00 100,000
5 Years, $5.00 200,000
December 13 to December 19
1 Year, $1.00 6,000
2 Years, $2.00 18,000
3 Years, $3.00 40,000
4 Years, $4.00 76,000
5 Years, $5.00 100,000
December 14 to December 24
1 Year, $1.00 8,000
2 Years, $2.00 10,000
3 Years, $3.00 80,000
4 Years, $4.00 46,000
5 Years, $5.00 60,000
How Prizes are to be Awarded
The Grand Capital Prize will be
awarded to the contestant who se
cures the largestj number of votes.
The Second Grand Prize will be
awarded to the contestant who se
cures the second largest number of
The Third Grand Prize will be
awarded to the contestant who se
cures the third largest number of
The Fourth Grand Prize will be
awarded to the contestant who se
cures the fourth largest number of
After the prizes have been award
ed, all active qualifying non-prize
winning contestants will be paid a 20
per cent cash commission of their
daily reported subscription. This
commission, however, is payable only
to the active contestants qualifying
with at least two yearly subscription
reports a week throughout the dura
tion of the entire contest.
No candidate can receive both a
Capital Prize and 20 per cent commission.
Enter Vour Jame Today
The object of this distribution is
two-fold: primarily, to increase the
subscription list of The Perquimans
Weekly and advance subscription
payments from present or old sub
scribers, and at the same time to
-afford our friends and readers an
unparalleled opportunity to profit
ceived at the campaign department
(see schedule for votes elsewhere).
So, you see, the more subscriptions
you secure, the more votes you can
get and the better your chances will
be to capture the grand capital prize.
Don't lose valuable time waiting
to "see what the other fellow is go-
and in a big way through their ling to do, but pitch right in and
show the other fellow how to do it."
It is the sincere aim of this news
paper to conduct this election from
start to finish in a fair, honorable
and impartial manner. Every pre
caution bas been taken to safeguard
the interests of the participants and
absolute honesty in all dealings is
However, not all wisdom lies with
any one man or institution, and for
that reason an Advisory Board, has
been decided upon, whose functions
shall be to decide any question of
sufficient moment that might happen
to arise during the competition and
from which a committee shall be se
lected to act as judges and count the
votes the last night of the election.
To The Public
The Perquimans Weekly is giving
this mammoth prize election, and
the management of this newspaper
positively guarantees fair and im
partial treatment of all who partici
pate. , The Perquimans Weekly
In a 5tt weeks' Circulation and
Vote Collection Campaign announced
today all prizes, open to men and
women married or singleand boys
and girls of the more ambitious sort
residing In Hertford and surround
ing territory. It costs nothing to
enter and win the valuable prizes
offered. It is not even required that
you be a subscriber; and you posi
tively cannot lose. Every active par-'
ticipant will be rewarded for his or
her efforts. Read , this page '. care
fully, every word of it Then clip the
coupons in this paper and send them
in for yourself or a friend. J. Do It
now TODAY; A good istartiia the
battle half won.' Begin the pleasant .
task of vote collecting now. j
spare time during the next few
weeks. So it is a plan that works
both ways, and to the ultimate good
of all concerned. In order to gain
this end quickly and advantageously
a most valuable and attractive list of
yi tuca -ate Offei CXI- airtt ready " for dis
tribution among the contestants who
work most heartily.
The plan adopted is the fairest
and most impartial conceivable.
There will be no "double vote," off
ers, extra votes given, or any other
inducements whatever inaugurated
during this competition. Neither
will there be any long term sub
scriptions accepted. The plan of
campaign is straight-forward and is
fully outlined in this announcement.
How to Enter the Election
The first step in order to become
a candidate and compete for a prize
is to clip the nomination coupon ap
pearing in this issue. Fill in your
name and address and mail or deliver
to the campaign department of The
Perquimans Weekly. This coupon
entitles you or the person whom you
might nominate to 6,000 votes. These
votes are given you as a starter, and
.. speed you on your way to win. Only
one such nomination coupon will be
. accepted for each candidate.
How Votes Are Secured
The next step is to call or write
the campaign department for a free
working outfit consisting of a special
receipt book, sample copies of the
. paper and other information relative
. to launching an active campaign.
' It takes votes to win and votes
are secured by getting new and re
newal subscriptions to The Perqui
mans Weekly. On each subscription
turned in, a certain number of votes
are issued, the number varying Ac
cording to the amount paid and dur
ing which "period" same 1 are re-
First Grand Prize
E3& A Uooiiiraeir
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Second Grand Prize
or $150 Electric Refrigerator
Third Grand Prize
or 575.00 Radio
Fourth Grand Priie
fBsciffved to nay,";
ttii all (IccntciiatQ&wIii
tail to vin a prize
'ules and Emulations
1. Any reputable man, woman or
child residing in Perquimans or sur
rounding territory is eligible to enter
this election and compete for. a
prize. Nominations may be made at
any time during the campaign.
2. No employee or near relative
of any employee in -The Perquimans
Weekly office is eligible to enter this
distribution. The Weekly, reserves
the right to reject any nominations.
3. The winners of the prizes will
be decided by their accredited votes,
said votes being represented by bal
lots issued according to the rules of
4. Candidates are not confined to
their own particular town or com
munity in which to secure votes and
subscriptions, but may take orders
5. Candidates will be allowed to
collect subscriptions and renewals as
well as entirely new subscriptions
and votes will be issued on both.
6. Votes , are free. It costs the
subscriber nothing extra to vote for
his or her favorite. Subscribers
should ask for votes when paying
7. --Vote8 . cannot be purchased.
Every cent accepted through the
election , department must represent
subscriptions or trade cards. ,
' 8. Votes are not transferable.
Candidates cannot withdraw in favor
of another candidate. Should a can-
" dldate. withdraw from the campaign
his or her vote ' will be j cancelled.
Neither will it be permissible for
candidates to give or transfer sub
scriptions to another candidate. '
i- 9. Any,- collusion on the , part ,of
i candidates to nullify competition or
any combination arrangement or ef
a feet to detriment ,of .candidates of
.thls newspaper will not be tolerated.
. v 10 Any ballott issued on . tub
; scriptions may be held, in reserve
an voted at-4he discretion of the
I candidate;; but; ,11 i distinctly, under
j stood that candidates will not., be al
lowed to use their1 credits in any
manner detrimental to the campaign
ttf other candidates. ws.v
' ll-Extenslons on subscriptions
will count votes according . to the
-v regular schedule , . prevailinsr ,; in th
pericid in which they are turjied in,
wim ine exception of the final period.
: No extra votes will be given on ex-
tension during1 the final period. -f--12.o:statement,
prdtaBeeitheif Verbal oi1' written;
it made by any representative, solicitor,
j agent or candidate, varying from the
:'ruies i ; and statements yif published
GOOD FOR 5,000 VOTES
I hereby enter and cast 5,000 votes for:
Miss, Mr. or Mrs
as a candidate in The Perquimans Weekly Everybody Wins Campaign..
Only one nomination blatik accepted for each candidate.1 i ', ,
through the columns of this newspa
per will be recognized by the pub
lishers or the .campaign manage- ,
ment . , , .
13. In case of typographical or
other errors, it is understood that
neither the publisher nor the cam- ;
paign manager shall be held respon
sible, except for the necessary cor-'
rection upon the same.
14. Every candidate is an autho rized
agent of I ne Perquimans Week-;
ly and as such may collect subscript
tion payments from present as well !:
as from new subscribers.
15. It is distinctly understood and
agreed that contestants' will be Tield '
responsible for any money collected,'
and that they will remit such a
mounts in full at frequent intervals
or on demand to the Campaign De-
partment. -. ,r ,. v
16 A 20 per cent cash commission
will be paid to all active non-prize; '
winners on subscriptions, but it is
distinctly understood that in the ;
event any candidate becomes inactive,
failing to make a weekly cash report
of at least two subscriptions, he or
she will at the discretion of Jthe uan v
agement, become inactive, and there- '
by forfeit all rights to a prize, i, .
Insure absolute fairness in t
the awarding of prizes," the race will '
be brought to close under a "sealed '
ballot box" system, and will be under
the personal supervision of three or
more judges selected front the advis- -ory
board. ; During the last' period of,
tha campaign the ' box-locked 3 and '
sealed--will repose ' in a convenient
place, where candidates and their'
friends will deposit their final eollec- '
tions and reserve Ttefc'i'!;ir:
- 18,-the Weekly reserves the right
to amend or add to the rules of this '
campaign for' the protection of bothv
contestants and this newspaper.' The"
right is also reserved to add. to or
increase the list of prizes. ; r ' " "J.
I lTwo hundred . thousand extra
votes will- be sriven , a candidate for
each 10 yearly subscriptions or equir
equivalent, . turned 3 in -during their .
first .weVof'strvityiii the cun- ,
paign. and 100.000 extra votes for
each 10 yearly subscription or equi- ;
valent during .their second week. At
no time during the,, campaign .will ;
there be any extra-vote offers other
thaJi.those outUnedf ;H .V.;,'-; : '
20-Contestants at the disnvtlnn
6f the Cmanagenient,)f may sell trade ,
cards and: receive votes on,' same.-
r 21In accepting nominations can-
didates agree to abide bs the abov
Condtions';'iiyS;;-'rf'ii1; ii p - -
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4 GOOD FOB 200,00a EXTRA VOTES . L -v Jn
This Coupon, when accompanied with ten yearly subscriptions, or ',
their equivalent, entitles the contestant to 200,000 extra votes. : This
Coupon must be voted during the FIRST WEEK of the contestant's
activity.'. No restriction is 'placed on the number of coupons a con
testant may use. .."V'' ' ' :,... .- "
odd FbrllOO.000 EyfM Af
' With First Subscription If Tnrned In Within 24 Hours After
'A i' Nomination Is Received t , '
p-JIIJSS" to Th
,v ..hhh,V(VTIUUV Hi is usea Within Z4 hours aftw m
faation te made and accepted. It must be accompanied by and t
subscription must be for a neriod of af
ion e a
Name of Subscriber.
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