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Grafton Sentinel
April 25, 1960

Rolvaag Joins Democratic Speaker List

Lt. Gov. Karl Rolvaag of Minnesota has been added to the list of speakers at the Wednesday evening dinner at Andrews Methodist Church sponsored by the Taylor County Democratic Women's Club it was reported this morning by Mrs. Maxine Peters, president of the club.

Rolvaag will speak in the interests of the presidential candidacy of Sen. Hubert H. Humphrey of Minnesota.

Robert Kennely [sic], young brother of presidential candidate, Sen. John Kennedy, has earlier been listed as a speaker at the dinner, but it was announced this morning that due to a change in schedule, Kennedy will visit Grafton from 12 noon to 2 p.m. on Wednesday.

Earlier public[i]ty from the West Virginia headquarters of Senator Humphrey in Charleston, had indicated that the Senator would stop in Grafton on Tuesday, but the week's itinerary as announced this morning shows Senator Humphrey leaving Fairmont at 8 a.m. and arriving in Kingwood at 9 a.m. with no provision for a stopover in Grafton.

Mrs. Peters said that numerous acceptances have been received from Democrat candidates on all levels to attend Wednesday evening dinner. The principal speaker will be Steven Narick candidate for the nomination as Congressman from First District.

Senator Kennedy's itinerary as announced this morning includes a speech tonight at Logan and stop on Tuesday in Pineville, Welch and Bluefield. He winds up Wednesday with tours of the Princeton, Hinton, Lewisburg and Martinsburg areas before flying back to Washington.

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