Miscellany: Aug. 2, 1926

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Funeral

In Darlington, S. C., a Negro died, and was laid out, for the admiration of his friends, with a powdered countenance, among banked flowers. Seven little pickaninnies, graded like a flight of steps, from Nathan Ellison, a toddler of 18 months, to the big seven-year-old girl from next door, stood in a line on the pavement to watch the black box carried out of the house, and stared round-eyed until the last carriage had turned the corner. Then, the next-to-largest black boy gave a tremendous leap from the curb into the gutter....

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