June 2, 1916 Bluefield Daily Telegraph - Republican Gubenatorial Campaign

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June 2, 1916 Bluefield Daily Telegraph - Republican Gubenatorial Campaign - GREAT THROWS GUEST ABlAMAM LILLY In His...
GREAT THROWS GUEST ABlAMAM LILLY In His TriumprMihotir 6f the Governor's Hjpe,C.ounty is THE MAJORITIES The '<ftjegnlar Republicans" growing Frantic, In TIielr v Endeayors to Defeat We' People's Idol. i _™«^_ • l Welch, W.' Vfl., J.uik 2, ml— After a two weeks' campaign in. northern Wefit Virginia, 'Attorney General Abe Lilly returned to Charleston and apoke to Una largest* crowd that ever attended a political meeting in Rana- wha rounty Wednesday night at the armory, Over four thousand people w<ro present. Public sentiment rfan high and strong for "Lilly for governor. governor. After the speaking, Oen'eral Lilly left for the Nprfolk and Western Western railroad trip, speaMng Bill along the linc,.'Thursday morning after daybreak. daybreak. Big crowds had assembled at every stfop, and at -Williamson General General Lilly spoke to 2,000 pedple.. Arriving Arriving at larger, in. tfcDotfeil county, county, General 'Lilfy at 1:30 o'clock p. m.> as advertised, addressed the- largest number of voters that ever assembled in that section to. hear a political speech. And, In the entire audience there were only two recognized Robinson Robinson suporters. These Were J. Buell Swote and T Edward Hill, two ne>3i paper scouts, who came through curiosity curiosity to, hoar the greatest campaigner that southern West Virginia has' ever produced. These gentlemen are fair enough to » acknowledge this fact themselves although supporting judge Robinson. At Panther over 500 people' were 'present at the /Lilly speaking, the number present exceeding exceeding that of the registration list at this precinct. -General Abe (Lilly's receptions; at both Taegor and Panther were royal. At* 'Jaeger, there are 249 registered voters, only four of- whom are colored, colored, and of the Republicans three- folirlh} of them will vote for 'Lilly for governor. Elder E. ,M. Evans', Republican candidate for the house-'of

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  1. Bluefield Daily Telegraph,
  2. 02 Jun 1916, Fri,
  3. Page 5

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