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DISFRANCHISED NEGRO LOSES.

(This page was developed by a Berea College student as part of a course on Chesnutt)


Supreme Court Denies Relief Sought by

Man Not Allowed to Register

in Alabama.

WASHINGTON, April 27.-The United
Supreme Court to-day decided the
case of Jackson W. Giles vs. the Board of
Registrars of Montgomery County, Ala.
Giles is a colored man, who was denied the
privilege of registering as a voter under
the new Constitution of Alabama, and the
case was brought to test the validity of that
portion of the State Constitution bearing
upon this question.
The relief sought was denied on
the ground that the case was political.

This is an exerpt about a case found in a newspaper from Washington.