A flood of letters and a deluge of telephone calls have swamped the offices of the Jewish Daily Bulletin concerning details in the “Biggest Jewish News of the Week” contest which began in Sunday’s edition and which will net winners $100 a week in cash prizes.
Most of the inquiries concern methods of procedure in this contest with which some readers of the Jewish Daily Bulletin are not familiar. Likewise, other readers, misunderstanding the rules of the contest, already have submitted their letters.
For the benefit of those who have not yet seen a copy of the rules or who have not heard about the “Biggest Jewish News of the Week” contest now being run by this paper, we shall outline briefly the regulations. They are very simple.
HERE’S HOW TO DO IT
First, get your copy of the Jewish Daily Bulletin, the only Jewish Daily in nglish that prints all the news concerning Jews.
Read your Bulletin carefully.
Decide what is the most significant, the most important, the Biggest News of the day.
Repeat this process every day of the week from Sunday to Friday inclusive.
Decide what, in your opinion, is the Biggest Jewish News of the Week.
Write in simple, clear, concise nglish a letter of not more than 250 words telling what is the Biggest Jewish News of the Week and why.
One hundred dollars in cash prizes will be awarded to writers of letters.
Remember, all letters must be accompanied by six consecutive coupons which appear daily in the Jewish Daily Bulletin!
YOU CAN CATCH UP
For the benefit of those readers of the Bulletin who have been unable to secure coupons one and two, which have already appeared in the Sunday and Monday editions of The Bulletin, respectively, we are printing them again along with today’s coupon number three.
The contest is open to everybody. Readers of The Bulletin who are not attending a college or high school fall into the nonstudent group and have an opportunity of winning twenty-five dollars for first prize and ten dollars and five dollars as the second and third prizes respectively.
In the student group there are two divisions. College and univrsity students will receive the same amount in cash prizes each week as the general reading publicâ€”twenty-five, ten and five dollars for first, second, and third awards.
High school students who submit the best 250-word letters on what they consider the Biggest Jewish News of the Week, and why, will receive a first prize of ten dollars and a gold medal, while second and third prizes will consist of five dollars and a silver medal and two dollars and a bronze medal respectively.
High school students also will receive points which will enter their schools in the race for the school trophy.
NOW’S THE TIME TO BEGIN
Readers and students who are eager to win a share in this 100 cash award start now. All three coupons are printed today. The sixth and last coupon of the week will appear on Friday, when the first week’s contest closes. However, letters on the Biggest Jewish News of the Week from November 11 to 16 inclusive must be brought or mailed to the offices of the Jewish Daily Bulletin not later than midnight on Monday, November 19. Winners of the first week’s contest will be announced in the Jewish Daily Bulletin, Friday, November 23 and every Friday thereafter for the succeeding contests.
Back copies of the Jewish Daily Bulletin may be secured at the offices on 221 Center street. For all additional information call Canal 6-5363 and ask for the Contest ditor. He will explain everything that is necessary.
There is a new contest each week. But remember, it is not too late to start this contest today and win a share in the first week’s prizes.
Readers are urged to look for the daily advertisements that appear in The Bulletin. The coupons are in the ads and six coupons must be submitted for a letter to be considered. The letters must also be written on one side of the page. Name, address and school (if you are in the student division) must be in the top left hand corner of each manuscript.