Issue 15 and Volume 1884 13.

SOUTHERN COLOR BLINDNESS. Superintendent Southern Railroad—“Yes, there is a vacancy on one of the passenger trains; will you try it?” Applicant—“Oh! gladly, sir.” Superintendent—“Very well; but you will have to be examined first. The brakeman who held the position before you had to be discharged for color blindness.” Applicant—“ Color blindness?” Superintendent—“ Yes, he allowed a black man to get into the car reserved for white passengers.”

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