If a reward is offered for doing an act, such offer is accepted by doing such act, even if notice thereof is not given to the party who offers the reward.1 If an advertisement has been published, offering a prize for general competition, anyone who performs the acts set forth in the advertisement has accepted such offer.2

21 Main v. Tracy, 86 Ark. 27, 109 S. W. 1016.

22 Sanford V. Howard, 20 Ala. 684, 68 Am. Deo. 101.

23 Georgia. Harris v. Amoskeag Lumber Co., 97 Ga. 465, 25 S. E. 519.

Massachusetts. Garst v. Harris, 177 Mass. 72, 58 N. E. 174.

Nebraska. McGowan v. Gate City Malt Co., 89 Neb. 10, 130 N. W. 965.

South Dakota. Nicholas & Shepard Co. v. Horstad, 21 S. D. 80, 109 N. W. 509.

Wisconsin. Waters v. Glendenning, 87 Wis. 250, 58 N. W. 404.

1 Richelieu Hotel Co. v. International Military Encampment Co., 140 111. 248, 33 Am. St. Rep, 234, 29 N. E. 1044; Merchants' Building Improvement Co. v. Chicago Exchange Building Co., 210 111. 26, 102 Am. St. Rep. 145, 71 N. E. 22. See Sec. 154, 180 and 559 et seq.

2 Shreveport Traction Co. v. Mul-haupt, 122 La. 667, 48 So. 144; Ward v. Missouri, K. & O. Ry. Co., - Okla. - , 157 Ac. 775.

3 Doherty v. Arkansas & 0. R. Co.,

5 Ind. Ter. 537, 82 S. W. 899.

1 England. Carlill v. Carbolic Smoke Ball Co. (1893), 1 Q. B. 256.

Alabama. Central, etc., Co. v. Cheatham, 85 Ala. 292, 7 Am. St. Rep. 48, 4 So. 828 (furnishing evidence).

California. Wilson v. Stump, 103 Cal. 255, 42 Am. St. Rep. Ill, 37 Ac. 151 (producing a letter).

Illinois. Wilson v. McClure, 50 III. 366.

Indiana. Hayden v. Souger, 56 Ind. 42, 26 Am. Rep. 1; Sullivan v. Phillips, 178 Ind. 164, 98 N. E. 868.

Massachusetts. Symmes v. Fraxier, 6 Mass. 344, 4 Am. Dec. 142.