Submitted by Christine Gorman
From the Daily Examiner. Oct. 21, 1912.
Results of a Contest put on by W. S. Louson; prose judged by Percy Pope, Charlottetown; poetry judged by T. C. James, Charlottetown; photography by J. A. S. Bayer and W. C. Cook.
BEST POEM CLASS A, No. 1
(Subject) On "P E I," not more than 5 verses.
1st, Rev. Robert Murray, O'Leary, P. E. I., Gold Medal, presented by John P. Gordon.
Mrs. Lucy Gertrude Clarkin, Charlottetown.
A. J. McAdam, Charlottetown.
Rev. A Craise, New Dominion, P. E I
[5th, 6th, and 7th are missing.]
8th, J. Baker, East Royalty, P E I.
9th, Mrs. Neil McLeod, Summerside.
10th, Rev. Robert Murray, O'Leary, P E I .
"You have asked me to select the first ten essays in order of merit. To do this, is to my mind, an almost impossible taskI have selected ten, but have made no attempt to place them in order of merit." Percy Pope.
BEST DESCRIPTION IN PROSE OF THIS PROVINCE AS A PLACE TO LIVE
Class A, No. 2
1st prize, Miss Ethel Duffy, Kelly's Cross, P E I, Gold Medal presented by W. H Aiken.
2nd, John H. Bell, Summerside, P E I.
3rd, Robert L Cotton,. Charlottetown.
4th, S. F. Hodgson, Charlottetown.
5th, S. A. Gillis, Jersey City, N Y.
6th, F. J. Nash, Charlottetown
7th, John J. Enman, Charlottetown
Class A, No. 3
THREE BEST VIEWS OF P. E. ISLANDFARM AND COUNTRY SCENES:
1st prize, B. H. Turner, O'Leary, P. E. I. Gold Medal presented by R. C. Goff.
2nd, Bessie Louson, Charlottetown.
3rd, Charles Williams, Charlottetown
4th , C. Craswell, Charlottetown.
5th, Miss C. McMillan, Cymbria Lodge, P. E I.
6th , C. J. Tidmarsh, Charlottetown.
CLASS B NO. 4
POETRY ANY SUBJECT NOT MORE THAT FIVE VERSES.
1st prize, Austin Bradley, Montreal.
Five Volumes World's Best Poetry, presented by Isaac Carter.
Mrs. Grace Wells, Alberton, P E I
Miss Edith M. Russell, Dartmouth, N. S.
Mrs. L. B. McMillan, Charlottetown.
J. Baker, East Royalty, P E I.
J. J. Enman, Charlottetown.
Rev. Father Johnston, St. Louis, P. E. I..
Mrs. John White, Charlottetown, P E I
Mr. F. H. Lawson, St. Avards, P. E. I.
Beth McLeod, Wanchope, Kinross, P E I.
5th, Archibald Irwin, Charlottetown.
6th , Rev. S. D. McPhee, Avonmore, Ont.
7th, Dr. A. B. Stevenson, New Glasgow, P E I
8th, L L Cheverie, Souris, P E I .
9th, Rev. Father Johnston, St. Louis, P E I
10th, Miss Mary I. S. Yeo, Summerside.
"I hardly know how the compare the first two poems in the general competition. They are in entirely different classes. There is a stately dignity about No 1 and a sweetness in No. 2. If possible, I would like to suggest a second prize to which I would gladly contribute." T. C. James.
BEST ESSAY, ANY SUBJECT NOT MORE THAN 300 WORDS.
For the best essay, 300 words or less, Any Subject.
1st prize, Rev. G. M Young, Tryon, P E I, Five Volumes, Van Dyke's Works, presented by W. S. Louson.
Wm. Moran, Charlottetown.
Lawrence W. Watson, Charlottetown.
Edith M. Russell, Dartmouth, N.S.
John T. Clarkin, Charlottetown, P E I.
Dr. Henry Johnson, Charlottetown.
J. Oakhurst, New Perth West, P. E. I.
D. K. Currie, Charlottetown.
J. J. Enman, Charlottetown
W. K. Rogers, Charlottetown.
CLASS B - 6.
PHOTOGRAPHY.. BEST THREE VIEWS.. ANY SUBJECT.. ANY SIZE
1st Prize, Miss Francis Johnson, Charlottetown. Gold Medal presented by R. M. Johnson.
E. G. Coombs, Charlottetown.
Charles Drew, Charlottetown.
M. Duffy, Charlottetown.
Harry Weeks, Charlottetown.
H. L Pickard, Charlottetown.