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To Safeguard Your Children a
Vote for North, Woo
The Official Paner of The Royal Riderà ef the Red
' Robe, laiperlal lleadiiaaiiera 1U Morgan Halid-
lug', Portland, Oregon.
Address I'eaiBiaalralloa« lo L. A. Drver, Udito
Pfllork Hlorh, Portlaad, Oregon.
P U B L IS H E D W E E K L Y
Vol. I, No. 45
UTH SHALL MAKE YOU FREE
sm all know t h e tru th
S H U L L Ml
N O B LE SOLDIER TO
SE R V E T H E P E O P L E
COL. NORTH IDEAL v -
FOR SCHOOL BOARO: ^
IS HIGHLY QUALIFIED
Tug W ilton Their Stalking-
Horte to Put Shull on
Election of Thig Big Man
Saturday Means Great
Saving to the'iPeople.
AND SQUARE DEAL FOR ALL
iON, T H U R S D A Y , JU N E 14, 1923
FIXERS’ PEDIGREES RIVEN
l b . Cea
•leet bisa aa~
• unities fu
tho poopl s
Shull, o r te
having an «
record in I
BRINGS PENALTY OF
THE B ILL
p s^ ls to re-
> sorse the Papel
by aa over
safeguard to '
I great major-
te trust Mr.
the danger of
’ of tbs Pub-
■g as School
r troubla is that
loara of his
“High Grader" of Astoria
Loses H U Grip on Klan
FAIR W ARNING TO OTHERS
By voting fot-XTolonel W . v
and Wilttttyn F. Woodward i>.
school election Saturday, you there,
can tafegghTd and assure the proper
maintenance ami development of the
public schools, upon which the na
tion’s hopes are based. Y 011 don’t
| have to bo registered, nor a taxpayer.
I to vote (or Director. You only have
to be a legal voter.
the bonds and special levy,
to that the Board will be authorized
to work out a plan of progressive im
provement bf the schools. The funds
authorized niB be spread over a period
of ten y e a ii and .the annual cost to
the avengye citizen w ill be about
Yoti have to be a taxpayer to vote
on the bond*; bnt you are a taxpayer
if you o v a only one share' of stock
in any company or concern or co-
partnership which pays faxes in the
SUPPORTED BY GOV. PIERCE
COLONEL W IL L IA M C NORTH,
Taxpayers Ought to- Call
Penitentiary Y a w n s f o r
distinguished vet eras of two wars, Clandestine “Mason" Cred
successful business mass, cksmpieu
Halt Right N ow Before
Every Rascal W h o Is
ited W ith Cunning Scheme
o f lbs Public Schools, has ceaseutad
They G o Further.
Caught W ith Goods.
Against the Schools.
to servo all the people on the School
Board, aching the voters' support in
I be election o f Saturday, June IS.
Instead o f devoting his entire time
For the eepecial benefit ef Aaterla
hav* *® own re* ltY
Coienoi William C. North, one of
Kd Stackhouse. on« or th« trusted
He is oao of Orugou's biggest man.
snd attention to the enforcement of
Port to ad's ablest, meal useful sad
fuglemen o f tb« sptlt-the-tlckat gang
cones mod. It la noceaaary to pubtish
Thc ' ? « " * »1 thepnbhe
ts the dry law, as required by statute.
popular citisoas, is a candidate for
of professional political wrecker*
the fact torn on. Earnest P n d M m -
Grt b” ' ’r * nd d° Prohibition
School Director at lbs elactien af
known as Johnstone, Rrnndenburg.
Cleaver, - an Eastern Oregon stock
kina naver ha* bean In reality a mem- J,OUT
Saturday ibis waab, June IS—the vet-
promoter who was appointed by Oof-
Stackhouse and Company. Is said to be
la| la be frem Jt o'clock noon lo I
bar of th. Knights o f th« Ku t t n l
Pierce and established In an
o'clock P. M. Vetera do nut have lo
grooming one Tug Wilson, a whollyj
office In tbe Northwestern Bank build
be registered, but simply have to bo
unfit man, as n candidate for the
ing in Portland, la doing little or
legal voters. To vote on the bauds
nevar will b « In any way
School Board in the election of Batmr-
lag toward dry low eafc
eoe must bo a la »payer, but the own
with th« Ordar.
ership af a share of stack or *■
la • Elect North and W oodward day, this wank, in order to split the
During last year Hawkins waa..
teradl la any concern that pays taaee
vote 4 » the real
H i k e C aunty la t» W l l » l to tastily
elect Frank L R
s s e aa a laapayer.
who fought (he Public School Bill In
and. in addition, his so-called
Colonel North wae urged by oiliarns
the November campaign, and who now
peases.” aaakint n total salary of $M6
from every ualk in lift lo srrve the
haa the an para) led impudence to ask
to IMS a month, During this Mm«, Jew«, sr through apparent collusion electric sign on his door.
In th« school «UctUn Saturday. Jana
people « hi Ibr School Hoard, breante
the people to vote him bark as Direc
A Get Rich Quick Idea.
when large numbers of men were join with them, ever since April 1, when an
lie idi ally fils "the position by reason Id-11 «'clock boss to > «'«lo ck —tho tor of the People's School* against
Mr. Cleaver is secretary of the
ing the Order, Hawkins waa receiving honest and efficient 8tata officer,
o f character, education, inclination Oregon Good Covsrsmsnt Loagaa which ne bad worked like a beaver
"Hydro-Electric League of Oregon.'
a rakeoft of $2 for each member, of
Walter Gobin Smith, obtained and sub
anil experience. He is deeply Mitfv^ warns you tu bo ou your gsmrd agsiust In the Internal of the Roman Catholics
wfcteh «he A »lorta Klansmen knew
T W * , h ^ .b oh b f^ l^ g y W o f tuteklmr-
rvted in me pttiiiir srnbdi syMctn J m i ; duplicity, ducuptioo, aad imitettoo.
and their backers.
His income was opulent," mitted overwhelming evidence that M. ers. This is hip story.'mnd his song,
bring familiar with buildings and Vha Laagua racommaoda that you
Jews Mingle Freely on
need no dissection, for his record of
Rasencranz (Who Is not a rabbi) was and the bootleggers and moonshiners
their construction, he buy he able to vota for the fellow lagi
Inefficiency snd disloyalty speaks for
This Joyous Occasion.
running and for a long time had besn aren't worrying.
save the taxpayers «teat sums of
. Itself. Ho Is manager of the Portland
Mr. Cleaver.' during tbe Oleott
VOTE BONDS X YES
money, in' common-sense economies.
Why Hawkina Waa Fired.
running a notorious boo*. Joint at hla
Flour Mills, was formarly with Kerr.
regime, filed on five waterpower sites
VO TE LE V Y X YES
Hr organized anil assitlrd in thr con
When a proper accounting of funds home. 324 College street, and that he .
Fourteen hundred eighty-right
Clifford (no kin
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- per-1 i
. , ...
. I 1“ the Deschutes canyon, these being
VOTE W. C. NORTH liX
struction of the Morgan building, one
^**"8 • land-office business In fcnown M jjetoliua, p elton. Mecca,
W IL L IA M
of Portland massive office structures,
able man. qualified for the pomitton If the light fantastic toe to the pleasing he * * * ,ullt5r ° f ° ° ° UC.1 U° r_°T.
power-house (85 per cent) wine. Pro- Co^ maQ and Whitehorse Rapids.
and as its.manager cvrr «ittcr he has W A R D MX
Klansman, Hawkins’s immediate hibitlon Commissioner" G. L. Cleaver,
he were right on the main Issue, music o f a first-class orchestra at a
These sites. It Is claimed (If conditions
made it pay. while earning for his
The Oregon Good Covarnmaot which he Isn't, and if he weren’t
appointee and favorite of Governor were favorable and millions in capital
building the reputation o f unexam
League, Inc., U compasad o f mambars damned by his ornery conduct against I Rose Festival ball in Broadway hall'cetved. It was accepted unanimously. Pierce, finally was compelled by action
were available for development), could
pled convenience, cleanliness and
from tha various charchas, lodgos, the Public School Bill. One might as i Tuesday night under auspices of the about four months ago, and since that of the Klan to have the bootlegger ar
develop 135,700 horsepower.
comfort. Hr never has to advertise
fraternities and associations of tho well vote for Archbishop ChriaUe. or K i" K T,,t K,nh m* a* K<‘d *»* » com- time he has had no connection with retted, but by sly and phoney »nd cow-
Mr. Cleaver declares be la the custo
for tenants. His name is a synonym
.ta t. of Oregon, who bottevo in foe- onf> Qf h|< WJ|U >nd ^ donp w„ h mittee o f the Indies of the Invisible
methods he succeeded in "getting
dian of douements conveying to him
taring tho spirit of truo Anterkaaism
.From reliable sources • comes the ln- _
Off Wednesday with aj
lt: they couldn't do worse, and they Empire, of which Mrs. Mayhelle Jettc
trustees the rights and Interests
through compulsory oducatioo la tha
formation Mat Hawkins still pretends nom|n„ fln. for , -technical viola- i ”
power sites, taken up under the
Colonel North is » typical Tennes PUBLIC SCHOOLS, aod tha e lo d ia . av
to speak with authority concerning t|0(|„ of
old law, and he has the deeds in his
seean—a courtfy, warm-hearted South sod roteatimi I . o f f e , of p m . . . who
The net proceeds were donated en Klan affaire. If this report Is true,
' mpUd,,nce C* rUlBlj’
clMww. dld h„
to diMredlt the
erner. Hr was horn on a farm near can b . rclted upon to adva^o. uphold
-M l developed - wanting to b o « tirely to the general relief fund of the
he Is deceiving. He knows nothing
own honest witnesses, and they
Sweetwater, in the Volunteer Slate,
Plans Big Power Company.
and maintain, without four or favor, . * . * * .
™.r*Ct0T' * ^ er Ku Klux Klan, to he xpended for the I of the Klan and Ite business, and all were no» called to testify. There was
about 4H years ago. He came west t h . U w . e f . u r government eed state! '
The Cleaver scl|Bme Is to orgaalze
h* ‘ don,> hta blt » * » » “ « ‘ hpm
Klansmen are warned to have noth- n0 tpUL Th. amount
the - f i„ e"
,M years ago. working one year for j otlr |aa(j»a»|olia and lba pri ^ i p|., Df *be Interest of the Roman Hierarchy, greatest good, regardless ■ o f race,
a “wholesale power company" under
Ing to do with him.
for the greaeeat and moat outrageous
thr government at Vancouver, VV««h.;
T li« fabled Government Mule has creed or other condition.
the auspices of the league, of which he
Several other former Klansmen of v |0|atioss of th* law and of good morall
lie then Hi nt to Portland, engaging
srH O A ,
A N n nothing on him and would lay down
Old King Tut was there in all of his
Is secretary, “to deliver electrical cur
first in the sash and door business.
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'majesty and danced joyously vyith
rent to Portland, practically at cost.”
. CIVIC RIGHTEOUSNESS ARE TH E
everyone alike. Court clowns and pended for crooked work of one kind m, ki„ t , ht/Q« jog, of the proceeding, He proposes, as trustee of the league,
and later going into general contract-, B U LW AR K S OF C IV ILIZ A TIO N ,
D',puty Mowry. of the District At-
jesters attended His Royal Nibs. and another. It Is now the fixed policy
to offer this power to PEOPLE who
This ticket k authorised pad isstm
d GRAND KLUXER BALL
True -to the spirit of Tils state and
Everyone had a most delightful time, of the Imperial authorities to weed tornsy-( offte.. op<m|y defended the would either compete with present
AT ASTORIA JUNE 30 including those who did not dance ou* tbe strobe and misfits and this
upholding the record of his ancestors, by th« Oregon
declaring they were not given to
companies, or sell the current Whole
Laagsw, Inc, th« « a l ef which It at- !
but who enjoyed cards and other Policy will be maintained with an iron ,j,u,|ng the privilege of buying and
he responded quickly to the call for
Exalted Cyelopa Arch McLean
sale at a price dictated by the State
volunteers when the SpanMi war was
amusements. Th* occasion was fully hand. From this time on the weeding , u,,„g -sacramental" wine. The state- pubjj,. gerTice Commission ”
of Pacific Klan No. 2, Astoria,
declared 25 years ago and went to the
up to promise and expectations.
out process will be attended by the ment It false. They ARE abusing the
authorizes tha announcement that
Reminds Ua of Mt. Hood,
Philippines with the famous Second
This* was an unique event in one necessary publicity.* Persons who try special privilege most outrsgsously in
tha Grand Kluxar Rail will ba
The CIeaver acheme remlnd„ oWeT
Oregon. His war record is one of
respect: Klansmen and their ladirs, to use the Klan for selfish or crooked Portland snd evtrywhere. throughout Portlandenl of the late Charley Miller’s
given there on Saturday evening,
brilliant roilantrV and usefulness. Re
Knights o f Columbus and Jewish citi- purposes will receive the full measure th« country, and sa are most of tho
Mount Hood railroad and power enter
turning to Portland. Colonel North
sens, mingled together as good friends of the penalty. In the case of E. P. Roman Catholic priests. Th« granting
Folka from everywhere are ' In
which he promoted to the angle
srrved a year in the City Engineer’s
and neighbors, all intent upon having Hawkins, If he Is caught In any further of a special permit for "sacramental"
vited. On thla Joyous occasion,
of repose and then sold it to certain
office and 12 years in the County As
in any quantity Is a damnable Interests.
whleh will bo attended by a mul
sessor’s office at Chief Field Deputy.
It was all for sweet charity, and the charge against him will be pub- outrage, to begin with, and the Na-
titude, aome lucky tlokat buyar
Since It Is manifestly absurd for any
His experience in this public service,
(Signed) FRED L. CIPFORD.
wilt bo given a splendid souvenir . that was the spirit of the occasion. ,uhed. and the same remedy will be tjon||t Jtwl-< R. bWr,i«.i Conf.renoa group of men. without millions o f cap
as well as in building and general
The well known members of the K. of ,pp||ed to every so-called Klansman rec. nt!y declared itself to thla effect,
In th* form of th* Inoomparabl*
ital ,to develop power sites far dis
construction work, will be immensely
4M Pillock Block. ;, Portlaad, Oro.
C. and the Jewish young men who ,nvolTed wUh him In any matter af- forbidd|„, j , w |,h rabbit from using
Reo Sport Modal Six, won by
tant from the chief market, or to
valuable to the taxpayers with him |
Sheriff Harlsy J. Slusher In Th#
' »"F kl" d of Intox leafing liquor in re compete wlth existing power utilities,
upon the School Board.
I W IL S O N N O T O X Ë H ’D
elbows merrily with the noted Exalted dea||nK „„«„(tollable conduct or asso-
Western American subscription
even If they could develop the cur
Useful in Politics
Cyclops of the Ku Klux Klan. who ctatloD w,„ bring u,e automatic pen
BY FED. PA1
Thla man CUavar. th« fak« “ prohl” rent, there are many who suspect that
contest, and donated by him to
Although Colonel North, deprecates
was “ forty years younger on ‘ this ally provided for under the authority
commlsalondr, la drawing down large the main idea la to develop some
worthy relief work. All Klana-
Toll your frioadc aad •oighhors
political ambition, and admits only a
occasion and. as usual making himself
of tbe Imperial Klan.
that Tug W iltoa, tho Slackkouso
msn art requested to pass tha
useful to others
; sums of th. taxpayers' fund, without thing that might be sold profitably by
desire to lie as useful as possible to
• talking-horse trotted owl to split
news of th* Grand Kluxar Ball at
Tw o plain-clothes policemen looked
Proaooutlona May Follow.
j giving the aorvle* for which he is em- the promoters thereof to such con
his fellow-man, this being his only
tho support and thus r«-«l«ct
Aatorla, and all are urged to keep
in at the dance hut left when they dis-1 Hawkina is manager of the so-called ' ployed, snd his Immediate rsmoval 1« cerns as the P. R. L. A P. and tb«
measure of worth, he was elected and
Frank Skull as School Diroctor,
that date open — June SO — for a
covered an unobtrusive Klan patrol busine« men's adjustment (codec-! demanded. Hla action In this particu- Washington Electric Company, which
served as Republican presidential
has aot boon endorsed by tho Fed
elector from Oregon in 1912, and also
guarding the merrymakers and keep- tion) agency, the Western steamship I lar case Is a public outrage . which are giving excellent service under
erated Patriotic Societies, and
served as a member of the Lower
ing proper order.
passenger agency, various Insurance 1 should not go unpunished.
strict regulation by the Public Serv
All members o f Portland Klan No.
that tho plotters and fixers, work
House during the 1921 regular and
Financially and otherwise, the af- agencies, money lending concerns,
ice Commission, and which have In-
1 are herewith notified to attend the
ing against the welfare bf the
special sessions of the Slate Legis
fair was a huge success, ss always is bonding companies, the “ DETECKA- authoritatively that any Impersona- vestments and resources aggregating
lature. He made a record for wise
the case under the skillful manage- TIVE " business, and other activities tlon of Klansmen. or misrepresents- upward of $40.000,000.
18. at the usual time and place, and
o f the F. P. S. entirely without
legislation and uncommon efficiency.
ment of the “ L. 0.
I. E." and the ( „ „ numerous to mention. In all of tion of the Klan. will lead to arrests
in fact. It Is believed, the Cleaver
are assured of an interesting program
Shull wot*ed hard
Itnhued with the spirit of sterling
which be haa beea handling other peo and prosecution, snd enough evidence scheme 1« te organise the ''whoteaale
egaiast the Compute spy Public
parriotism, at the beginning of the
already Is on file to send a number power company-” preparing to bring
news of great importance and some
Runt. Ropiaplsm, Rebellion: these ple's money to his own gain.
School BIU. VOTE F O * NORTH
W orld War, Cofoqel North again vol
For the benefit of Hawkina and cer of persons to th# penitentiary, where hi « current to Portland on a high ten-
unteered for servitc in defense of the
tain others who are known, It Is stated they belong.
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Because He Knows How to
Fill Needs and His Heart
1» in the Work.
BE ON YOUR GUARD
IN SATURDAY VOTE