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Senator Sumner's proposition.

--The Chicago Tribune, the leading Republican journal in the Western States, expresses the opinion satirically in regard to one of Mr. Sumner's propositions, that in all States where one-sixth of the population are colored, one-half of each grand jury shall consist of colored men, should be amended so that, in places where two- sixths of the population are black, all the jurors shall be colored, and where one-sixth of the people are mulattoes, one-half of the jurors shall be colored women.

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