prison for black preacher-slacker, Jim White, scruples prevented him answering questionnaire, Atlanta Constitution, 1 Feb 1918, p5

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 - a EIGHTMONTHS' SENTENCE FOR PREACHERsSLACKER A...
a EIGHTMONTHS' SENTENCE FOR PREACHERsSLACKER A sentence of eight months In the Fulton county Jail wjas Thursday morning Imposed by Federal Judge Newman OB Jim White a Clayton county negro preagner whose religious scruples against war prevented him .from an swering his questionnaire. After receiving An questionnaire he oonraljhd his brethren and -.they were of thevoplnlon that his s ricea were more badly needed by the church than by the government. He therefore decided not to nil it oat and for his fall- arc was arrested. After spending one night la Jail -his scruples were considerably shakep. He then signed the questionnaire/ 3uid asked that the case against him TMC dismissed. However. It was decided br the court that a little longer period" f solitary contemplation might be gop&tor him. 1 EIG MONTHS' FC PREA SLACKER l uud a.Je r r. pr veftted an- sw.m i e tI V jt1Dalre n 1 II nbrt"ie a h blIy y cl ed I bdlng III t Jail-his i s gr b d l th e dedced'W tb t pertoct.if ml ht go ar i I 5. and--they the. opinion se'lces de- se St * * - - < ¬ ¬ ' ¬ , , . ¬ . - * . , , ¬ * . - ¬ . / . . " & . : . ! - . . ; . : , ; , . : ; . : : : ) " : : : : : . ' = : : _ : ' & ! ' ! . . ' , ' , , . ' , , . , - - _ ? , . & . . ' - . * . , -

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  1. The Atlanta Constitution,
  2. 01 Feb 1918, Fri,
  3. Page 5

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