The Jewish Daily Bulletin’s “Biggest News of the Week” contest has caught on! Hundreds of letters have been submitted by men and women, college and high school students eager for a share in the $100 in cash prizes to be awarded writers of the best 250-word letters. Winners will be announced Friday.
Exactly at midnight last night the final batch of letters was taken from the contest box at the offices of the Jewish Daily Bulletin and submitted to the judges. Letters postmarked before midnight Monday will receive full consideration.
The contest in its first week has proved very popular. Letters from readers last week termed this current Jewish news competition, educational, interesting, and informative, aside from the fact that all were interested in its opportunities.
The second week of this contest is now under way. Coupon number three appears in today’s Bulletin. Entry blanks one and two have appeared in the week-end and Monday editions respectively. Back numbers may be secured at the offices of the Bulletin, 221 Centre street.
Everybody is eligible. Readers, college and high school students may all share in the cash prizes to be distributed each week. Readers of The Bulletin may win twenty-five dollars as first prize for submitting their letter on what they think is the “Best Jewish News of the Week.” Second prize is ten dollars and third prize five dollars.
College men and women will be awarded similar prizes. First, second and third awards in this group are twenty-five, ten and five dollars respectively.
High school students may win cash prizes and medals. First prize for the best letter of 250 words or less submitted by a high school boy or girl will earn for the writer ten dollars and a gold medal. Second prize will receive five dollars and a bronze medal, while third prize will net the author two dollars and a bronze medal. At the same time winning high school students receive points which enter their schools in the race for the News Trophy to be awarded the institution with the greatest number of points at the end of each term.
Get into the contest. It is simple. Clip all the coupons from The Bulletin from Sunday to Friday. These consecutive blanks must be mailed along with the manuscript of 250 words on the “Biggest Jewish News of the Week.”
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