Beulah Shackelford- contest
Miss Lee Witts Piano "•" That perseverance wins was ^ again demonstrated last Saturday^ • ed the fine $400 Clarendon piano; given by the' Press to the yoVmg lady receiving the most votes in the Popularity Voting"-'Contest. Miss Lee's victory was decisive, she being 125,000 votes ahead of , liej^near-est- competitor. - Miss Pearl Fargo was second in the standing of the contestants, Miss Ulah Norrid third, and Miss BeulahShackelforJotirth- r — Miss Fargo-received a valuable gold watch, Miss Norrid was awarded the handsome water set, and Miss Shackelford received the gold bracelet Miss Lee has to show for abput three weeks work a splendid musical musical instrument that would grace any homeland the satisfaction of having been the winner in a spirited spirited contest. The only profit accruing to the Press from the contest is a greatly greatly increased subscription list, and as the profit to the newspaper man in a subscription is small, •-the real gainers in the piano cohr test are the Press advertisers who now reach many .more readers than heretofore. The contest was conducted in a manner strictly honorable and fair to all the contestants, a,nd while, for awhile, the contest was spirited, it left no "sore spots" anywhere, and Miss' Lee has received received the congratulations of the other contestants, together with those of her hundreds;, of other friends. . " , ; OFFICIAL RETURNS We, the undersigned judges of the Muldrow Press Popular Voting Voting Contest hereby certify that the following is a correct and complete report of all votes, found in the Press ballot box:-., Miss Flossie Lee..!...... ...^235 ,4ai "KisslPearTFargo...... ..1 14 ,180 Miss UJah Norrid.............68,440 Miss Beulah Shackelford.....52,680 Miss Imogerie.Bethell..;. 23,720 J. M. B. Gresham, E.V. Powell * Try to Defeat Propositions Supporters of the proposition to build a water and light system in Muldrow were surprised last Friday to leanv that the opposing element in the town were preparing preparing to carry the fight into the courts in an effort to defeat the proposed improvements. Attorney Attorney Jackson of Sallisaw has been retained as counsel by those who would defeat the two v propositions propositions Mr*, Jackson was in Muldrow Muldrow Friday looking for some "dope" upon which to base a contest in the courts. He has left instructions-for his clients to furnish him copies of all papers which have figured in the case thusJEar, including the Declaration of Independence signed by the original, thirteen Colonies, and Lincoln's Address at Gettysburg. Industrious use o| a typewriter by a good operator will see these papers prepared in about ten days. : . . - _v •.. - This expense, tpgether with the silver offering which must be put up by Jackson 's: clients as attorney's attorney's fees, will bring the cost of the fight up to an^intefesting' figure, even be,?re,^'e? raatteg gets as far as the 'coun^iocket. . Deeds, mortgages and all other legal papers drawn up so they will stand the test of the law. Win. Blackard., Notary Public in office.