Thieves work on abstract principles. Cupid’s Vagaries. —Some wcmen entertain strange fancies. A young lady of Kingston, New York, named Ada Deyo, possessed both of wealth and education, was so determined to marry a negro servant of her uncle’s, that when all the ministers in the vicinity had refused to marry them, she blackened her face and hands, curled her hair with a pair of frizzing tongs, and got married as a negress, washing herself white again after the conclusion of the ceremony.
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Page 2 Advertisements Column 4, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 319, 14 April 1881
Page 2 Advertisements Column 4 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 319, 14 April 1881
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