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THE OMAHA BEE: SATURDAY. JULY 8. 1922.
ON THE TWO'RED-HOT-QUESTIOM
PROHIBITION L I FEDERAL BONUS
Enforcement? and the For All Soldiers and Sailors
Modification?. Who Wore the Uniform
Repeal? During the World War ?
The Literary Digest, in a Nation-Wide Poll, Has Mailed Individual Secret Ballots to
More than TEN MILLION VOTERS asking them whether they Favor a DRY, MOIST, or
WET Policy, and whether they are FOR or AGAINST the BONUS
OF THE IfflEAL WILL. OF THE PEOPLE
Which will point, in advance of election, to the DEFEAT or VICTORY of many Candidates
INDIVIDUAL SECRET BALLOTS have been mailed to more than TEN MILLION MEN
AND WOMEN VOTERS throughout the United States. Every Vote cast will express the
free, uninfluenced, secret'preference of the voter, unknown to. anyone but himself or her
self. Every voter who receives one of these ballots is urged to mark and mail it at once.
Whichever policy on Prohibition and the Soldiers' Bonus you favor, be sure to back it now by
your vote, because your vote will help to strengthen your side in determining the final policy.
ALL CLASSES OF VOTERS in all States and all communities in the Nation are being polled
with complete impartiality. They include business men, merchants, farmers, manufacturers,
railroad employees, bankers, clerks, builders, contractors, superintendents, managers, carpen
ters, plasterers,, plumbers, painters, mechanics, printers, miners, steel workers, Workers in
every trade and branch of industry, both union and non-Union, professional men and women
of all classes, including lawyers, doctors, clergymen, authors, actors, newspaper men, dentists,
engineers, educators, architects, musicians, etc., in short, all the classes of men and women
who make up the voting population in all parts of the country.
NO PROPAGANDA OF ANY KIND is connected with this great national poll of the Ameri
can people. . The Literary Digest is always strictly non-partizan and impartial on all contro
versial questions. It records the facts and the opinions of all parties and all classes. That is
why it has come to be regarded by millions of Americans as the one representative and in
dispensable periodical record of all phases of American life.
MILLIONS OF CITIZENS are discussing these two questions with intense feeling. Both ques
tions have a personal interest to every man and woman, and child in the United States, and
..HERE IS A COPY OF THE SECRET BALLOT
(This copy is printed here for information only, and will not bd accepted in the voting)
Secret ballot on Prohibition and Soldiers', Bonus
No Signature No Condition No Obligation1 Mark and Mail at once
PROHIBITION? (Put ro! (x) in th a1uru '? opposite th poller yon favor)
1. Do yon favor the continuance and strict enforcement of the Eight
eenth Amendment and Volstead Law?
. "2i Do you favor a modification of the Volstead Law to permit light
" , 7 wines and beers T
3. Do you favor a repeal of the Prohibition Amendment T
l l ?
SOLDIERS' BONUS: (Put a cross (x) in the square under "Yes" or "No")
Do you favor a Federal Bonus for all American Soldiers -and
v, Sailors who wore the Uniform during the World War?
It Is Important to Mark and Return This Ballot Immediately
will be controlling factors in the coming Congressional elections in many States. This Nation
wide poll, now being taken by THE LITERARY DIGEST, will reveal, in advance of the
election, how the majority of the citizens stand on these questions. The result is everywhere
eagerly awaited. .
EVERY WEEK FROM EVERY STATE IN THE UNION
The results will appear in THE LITERARY DIGEST. All the figures will be given in detail and will
be analyzed and explained, State by State, until the poll is completed. The first announcement will be
in the July 8th issue. These reports will have unique and decisive interest for political leaders', the
press, and citizens of the whole country. DIGEST readers, of course, will get them first and in the
most complete detail.
. At the same time, and all through the year, THE LITERARY DIGEST will be gathering carefully, and
reporting all the facts and opinions on all sides bearing upon all the great problems and issues which
are being discust and which must be settled by the American people. THE LITERARY DIGEST is won
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week, free from all prejudice and partizanship, the real state of the Nation's mind, the real facts af
fecting all issues, and the progress of all the great problems toward settlement.
FUNK & WAGNALLS COMPANY (Publishers of the Famous NEW Standard Dictionary) NEW .YORK
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