Bulletin Prepares for Flood of ‘biggest News’ Prize Letters
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Bulletin Prepares for Flood of ‘biggest News’ Prize Letters

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If you have read yesterday’s week-end edition of the Jewish Daily Bulletin from cover to cover, you are well on the road to winning a generous slice of the $100 that will be awarded every week for an indefinite period as prizes in the “biggest Jewish news of the week” contest.

The contest officially opened with yesterday’s issue. Already typewriters and pens all over New York City and in the metropolitan area are being tuned up in preparation for participation in the contest. The Jewish Daily Bulletin, in anticipation of a deluge of letters from the general public as well as college and high school students, has made arrangements to enlarge its clerical staff.


To participate in the contest, no entrance fee is required. All that is necessary is to clip the six coupons appearing in the Jewish Daily Bulletin each week and enclose them with your letter to the contest editor. The letters in which the contestant submits his opinion as to the biggest Jewish news of the week must be limited to 250 words.

The contest has been divided into two parts. In one, competition is open to the general public. In the second, college and high school students are invited to compete.

Awards in the first division are twenty-five dollars, ten dollars and five dollars, respectively, for first, second and third places. College students will receive the same amounts. High school students who compete will be eligible for ten-dollar, five-dollar and two-dollar prizes in addition to gold, silver and bronze medals for first, second and third places, respectively. Additional prizes for high schools whose students run up the greatest total of winning points are also provided.

Readers are urged to look for the daily ads that appear in the Jewish Daily Bulletin throughout the contest. Be sure to clip the coupons which are part of these ads. No letter will be considered unless it is accompanied by six coupons, one for each day of the week’s contest.

Letters must be post-marked not later than Monday night of each week following. They must be legibly written in ink or typewritten on one side of the paper in order to be considered.

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