The Fort Dodge Messenger: Jan. 10, 1903
They Won in the Box Contest
Misses Hannah Hanson and Jennie Pollock Receive Highest Number of Ballots
Voting Was Lively Today
Miss Hanson Received 212 Votes and Miss Pollock 93. Other Teachers in the Race
Miss Hannah Hanson and Miss Jennie Pollock are the winners in the Messenger box contest for the performance of Charles B. Hanford, in “Much Ado About Nothing,” at the Midland on next Monday evening. Having received the highest number of votes in the contest for the post popular school teacher of Fort Dodge they are each entitled to a box for this performance and have the privilege of inviting five friends to occupy it with them.
The voting was fast and furious this morning. Miss Hanson’s friends rallied to her support, and when the time came to count the ballots at noon, she was found to have 212 of the little paper slips to her credit. Miss Jennie Pollock who was the favorite on Friday, did not do so well today, but came next with 93 votes.
Miss Ella Fin had many friends who exerted themselves in her behalf and she received 74 votes.
The full list of teachers for whom coupons were cast is as follows: