The Flora Journal-Record
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THE JOURNAIj Vol. 51. .\o. 44
FLORA. ILLINOIS. THURSDAY. NOVEMBER 3. 1921
RUGER RUNS TO LEAD IN FR|C_FORi) RACE
The Seventh Count Gives Fanner Boy Top Piace for Second Time Since the Big ' Voting 0oiflg$ Began
YOUNG, BAKER AND THREE OTHERS SET WARN PACE
Tuesday night's seventh count of votes in the Free Ford Contest brought another surprise party, for W. H. Ruger for the second time, out ran all competitors and assutned the leadership. Ruger Is very quiet— don't have much to say—hut he seems to be busy as a bee all the time— the votes he gets shows that to be true.
But he Is not the only on^ who is going up the vote column at a good clip.for Young, Reaugh, Baker. Kirkpatrick Winn, Theobald and Hoover all made fine showings ot votes In this count.
THE BIG OPPORTUNITY NOW HtaiE
The .double votes to be given out on Saturday, Nov. Sth, and on Wednesday, Nov. Sth, are the big opportunity to work every minute and run up a big vote. Very mucb depends on the ballots garnered on those days, and possibly the bestwork then will ultimately prove the deciding factor in the grand finals.
The published vote of the seventh count follows:
W. H. RuKCr : 320,450
Clyde Young 314,262
Glenn Baker 303,577
.. Mrs. n S. C. It?a.'Cli 266,063
'f Alphus Kirkpatrick 226,275 ¦'._:' , ^^
; Thomas Winn , i 207,150 ./.'V^-
' '~ Elmer Allen 137,175 ,. .|'-"''.'
Thomas Stevens .../. 93,300
Mrs. Chas. Greenwood 76,100
Mabel Hoover .