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Excerpt from book: The Consolation Prize THE CLOUD ON THE HORIZON "skeeter, kin you rickoleck in your mind about a nigger man who called hisse'f Wash Jones?" "Suttinly," Skeeter answered. "He snuck in here about a year ago an' tried to refawm Tickfall cullud sawciety. Us made him Fust Grand Organizer of de Nights of Darkness Lodge fer de whole worl' an' sont him out of town on his fust gran' organize. Ain't seed him since dat time." "He's done snuck in agin," Figger informed him. "He's all here—de same flossy vest an' de same big watch-chain 'thout no watch to it, an 'de same mouthful of chawin' terbacker. But his mouth is done changed." "Whut done happened to his mouth?" "He's growed two long mustaches whut comes down de sides of his nose plum' below his chin. He looks like a nigger whut had swallowed two cat- squirrels an' lef deir tails hangin' out!" "Whut you reckin he done dat fer?" Skeeter asked. "Done disguised hisse'f." "He ain't refawmin' nothin', is he?" Skeeter asked uneasily. "Naw, suh. He's organizin'. He done throwed up his Nights of Darkness Lodge job an' is corn- ductin' health resorts fer cullud pussons." "Dar ain't no sick niggers in Tickfall," Skeeter said with relief. "He's done busted in bizziness an' don't know it." "Dar ain't no real sick niggers," Figger agreed. "But plenty of us feels jes' tol'able an' b'lieves dat we needs a rest." "Restin' time an' Sunday comes nachel wid niggers," Skeeter grinned. "You ain't sweeped out dis saloon fer about six mont's." "Cain't sweep her out now, Skeeter," Figger replied hastily. "Fer a fack, I done come to ax you fer a lay-off fer about two weeks. I needs a change." "Wharabouts you gwine change to?" Skeeter asked grouchily. "Out to de ole tabernacle an' de prize-fight, picnic, baseball-grou...   show more
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