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 - St. Louis, Jane 9—When John B. Colins, son of *...
St. Louis, Jane 9—When John B. Colins, son of * wealthy realty bolder. bolder. found out today that he had married married Into a family with negro blood in their reins, an attorney was employed employed by the Collins family to institute institute proceedings IB the circuit court to have the marriage For tour years flie family- of Louis P. caamorgan has lived at 7422 Marie Avenue la EUendale. In 'the extreme western part of the city and has become become active in social circles. No one there, until recently, suspected ther« was a taint of negro blood in tie Glamorgan family. A daughter of Qamorgan, Cora Glamorgan, was married to John B Collins Augnst 15. 1910. Collins at that time lacked a few days of being V» yean old and Us wife was IS H»e damoreaas had told aco.uaint- anees that .they bad descended from the Spanish nobility and were claim ant* to a vast estate, granted to then anoestDrs many years ago by the Sp*t< tab government In recognition tor val- Uavt services rendered by some of the earlier Oainorgans . That accounted for the unusually dark complexion 01 the beautiful Glamorgan girts, and for the wavy hair. There, are six of the Glamorgan children. ' Five are girls. Two now are smpOs in the St. Lonls schoou and (fee superintendent of schools • said today he would take steps to se.-> that the law prohibiting the education of white and negro pupQs In the same echools was enforced. The marriage of Maud Glamorgan to Mr. Davis has added to the com flexity of the situation and it was largely due to the child that was borr. to them that the neighbors. wat< aroused. Anvone who saw the child could not fan to detect the peculiarities peculiarities of the *egn> race. And4he Da vises have been given notice that thev mast vacate the premises they occupy occupy at 7119 Old Manchester Avennv • Strangely enough, the property to owned by C. L. Collins, the father of Jobn B. Collins, wno married Gor. Glamorgan. Blanche ^ Glamorgan • I* engaged to a wealthy motor car 4ea* er and It to •understood the engage wait wffl be broken. boats P. Glamorgan, the father o' the Glamorgan girls, is carried on th* payroll of die city as a negro. He <? a r|«rk in the office of the board o r p«Mfe Improvements. His father m. mulatto and ran a ne?ro barbe- stop bere fifty years ago. Lonl; damorgan'a wife was a "MeDougall, family family generally known In negro cir • cJea. Blanche Glamorgan helped or eaabe die Christian Science Chnrrt- of Mantewoofl and acted as reader The Qamorgaos entertained some o* aw best faojfOtes In Maplewood, wfcr were unaware of the negro blood.

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  1. The Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune,
  2. 09 Jun 1911, Fri,
  3. Page 4

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