July 27 - Much interest was shown in the primary election held here Saturday. An immense crowd gathered in the city park to watch the returns from over the state as they came in and were flashed on the screen. Many cheered their favorites as the bulletins began to come in about 9 o'clock, although no definite information could be learned until about midnight when the reports showed that Ferguson was gradually gaining a big lead. All the boxes in Victoria County did not report, and on those that did, the total was about as follows: For governor: Ferguson 1,100; Morris, 480; Ball, 360.
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