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THE EMPRESS EUGENIE.

THE COLOUR DIFFICULTY IN AMERICA.

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THE COLOUR DIFFICULTY IN AMERICA. A man whose father was white and whose mother was of a colour between black and mulatto, having one-fourth white blood," has just brought a suit in the Lavenworth District Court against the judges of elec- tion, for refusing to receive his vote at the general election there, held in November last (says the New York Times). The question presented was this-Is a man possessed of less than one-half of negro blood a "white male person," as described in the state con- stitution? Judge Brewer delivered an elaborate opinion on the question, admitting that by common consent the class to which the plaintiff belonged had heretofore been deemed excluded from the constitu- tional provision, and had nowhere within the state been allowed to vote. He argued, however, that when the question was raised to which of two races a person. belongs who has the blood of each, he is properly ad- judged to belong to that race whose blood prepon- derates in him.^ He accordingly rendered the decision that the plaintiff's vote was improperly rejected, and ordered that judgment be rendered in his favour, with nominal damages for one cent. This decision pos- sesses interest at this time in several Northern States, where analogous questions are under discussion. No such question can hereafter arise in any Southern State.

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