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About The Omaha guide. (Omaha, Neb.) 1927-19?? | View Entire Issue (May 15, 1937)
Open to All Subscribers to The Omaha Guide
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5 Grand Prizes and 16 Weekly prizes
First Prize-1937 Ford V-8 Sedan
Now on Display at Hinneman Garage-24th and Lake Sts.
How to Enter
Thousands of citizens have subscribed for The Omaha Guide
in the years gone by and discovered that they made a worth
while investment: They have found that they get more news
of their friends and events in which they are interested prin
ted in the manner they would like to have it, the Omaha
Guide than in any other like p ublication:
In order to create a greater in
terest and better understanding of
the purpose and advantages offer
ed to communities supportin their
group publications, the Omaha
Guide is sponsoring an educational
contest intended to bring out all
of the hundreds of real reasons
WHY COLORED CITIZENS
SHOULD SUPPORT THEIR
NEWSPAPER. As an additional in
centive toward having subscribers
send in their ideas about “Why
the Colored Citizens Should Sub
scribe for The Omaha Guide,” The
Omaha Guide will give the new
1937 V-8 60 Ford now on display in
the front window of Hinejnan’s
Garage, 2417 No. 24th street.
The OMAHA GUIDE
6,000 New Subscribers Campaign
Word Sentence Contest
For the best reason given to—
The Colored Citizen Should
Subscribe to fche Omaha Guide.
I Read the Omaha Guide.
To be elegible simply follow
these easy rules:
1. Finish tihc contest sentence
about the Omaha Guide, writing
25 additional words or less on a
sheet of paper.
2. Be sure to print your name
and address plainly on the certifi
eate to be found at top of front
8. Attach to your entry $2.00
preferably in money order form,
which will entitle you tot a years
subscription to the Omaha Guide.
4. Mail your entry or turn over
to a Guide representative on or be
fore the evening of September 17,
1937. If you choose to mail, send
same to Contest Editor, Circulation
Dept., 2418 Grant. St, Omaha,
5. Sentences will be judged from
sincerity and interest.
6. Your name will be recorded in
tho contest ledger opposite the
number found o.n your receipt and
your contest sentence sheet bear
ing same number will be turned
over to contest judges, who will
not be allowed to see the name of
contestant. Their only identifica
tion will be your number.
7. The contest will be subject to ••
all previsions of federal, state and
local laws and regulations, Omaha
Guide employers and employees
and their relatives are not eligible
to enter the contest.
8. All entries and contents there
of become the property of the Oma
“The colored citizens should sub
subscribe to the Omaha Guide, be
cause it carries all church, social,
Fraternal, home and much national
news; it al«o aids in bringing about
REMEMBER — Complete sentences should not be more thfe<n
25 words: There is no limit to the number of sentries you may
submit but each entry must be accompanied by one year's sub
scription to The Omaha Guide : If your* present subscription has
not expired, you may pay up your netrt year in advance: —
I First Prize
Purchased from J. V. Thorndike Motor Company
Some Facts About The Guide
To Assist You
In Writing Contest Sentences
Esablished ten years. —
Eight pages weekly: published every, week for ten years._
Employs an average of ten or more race citizens the year round.
Printed and published completely in Nebraska's first and only
Negro publishing house. _
Carries news releases, illustrations, and special feature items
from Amenica's foremost writers and artists._
rfas led several successful fights for community betterment.
An independent newspaper. Prints all news matter free of charge
Caters to all classes of readers. _
Contest sentences will be judged, on their simplicity—no famcy
writing or answers! are necessary to win thjis contest. Everyone
has an equal chance to win. A sentence as simple as this may
win you the first prize1 —
Colored iitizens should subscribe to The Omaha Guide
because it carries more ' news about colored Omaha than
any other newspaper."
_ I read The Onfaha Guide because it has always printed
my club and ohurch, news.
“I read The Omaha Guide because it is the only do;) IV11 „
able Negro newspaper published in Omaha during the.
past ten years.”
‘ ‘ Colored citizens should subscribe to The Omaha Guideu
as a cdvio duty.”
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Entry Blank Top of Front Page
Out out, complete signature, and mail oil bring in with subscrip
tion fee and contest sentence.
A Year's Subscription to The Guide Is A Worthwhile Investment
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