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Vol. II, No. 3'
TWß T R U T H
1/TH .SHALL M A K E YOU F f f e *
PUBLISHED W EEKLY
FR ID AY, A U G U ST 24, 1923
ANYWHERE IN U. S. PRICE 1
UNITE ALL FOR
E x- Service Men
LADIES, A TTE N TIO N !
REGISTER A T ONCE
HANDLING OF IAN
W on u i of (ha Ku Kins Klan and
(hair (rtaads always ara «oleoma at
(ha office o f (ha Exalted Commander.
Mayballa • Jolla. 407 Ptttock
whoro (hay can regtater lor work, or
call for help of any kind.
Mam bora of (ha L. O. T. I. K (BOW
officially merged with (ha Woman of
Ex-Servica Men of Oregon I i ,h„
k u a i , who can pa.a
«cm iu y
Demand Resignation of rjaf I ha atemberehlp cotnalUaa, will bn
a cea piad aa la f o od
Spencer and Rice.
Haplambar M. A ftarTB ltdata a mam-
perahlp faa will pa required.
AND ‘ FIRING’ OF SIMPSON
WOMEN, whoaa oatbi ara InrloUu.
W ill of u e People.
THOUSANDS of as-aarvlna
II) roue bout (be Htato of Oregon
JOHNSON TO TALK
IN PORTLAND SEPT.
LEADER OF WOMEN r H
COMING SEPT. 20
PLAN BIG DOINGS
BETTER BOYS BIG
IN STATE SCHOOL
A L (C O !
Mrs. U lu A. Markwell o f
Arkansas, Imperial Com*
mander, to Be Greeted.
N U N WIZARD COMING. TOO
Visitor« From Every Section
In Northwest to Greet
very useful In -i
for true Aa
fiercely la I
out the Rmplf
They are bold
and Its work,
woman of New
are ready to
great army of
Governor A l(c
hla wont, she i
W O R S Tr
M ICHIGAN B ATTLE
IS ON IN EARNEST
New York City
budget of new«
that Will be
vofk. An ( .
appear next < £
th is:. “The war
la Owing waged
l CKy and through-
U ipk P««t
lit their dec-
to the greet Klsn
city and Stata.
“ 5 GLOW OF AMERICA
t i e tax
bar« brought proof« to Tha Weatarn
American, apparently (bowing that 1
Facts o f Vital Into
portance to Went, to Bo
(ha thirty million dollar« ao gcocr- j
ou.ly voted by tba paopla. aiclualrely > AM IKKT JOHNSON. Rapraaantatlra
for (be exeervlce man. turn been and In rongraaa fram tba Oraya Harbor
la halng uaad for tha particular bene-
Vlt and iirofll o f certain uiurur» and dlatrtct of (ha Suta of Washington.
will dsllver U addraaa. fraa to all.
Tha chief complaint la that Oov- un u,,, immigration problem, Tharaday
ernor Pierce haa failed to keep hta eT, n|ng> September «. In tha Portland
plmlg. (o ‘fire"
(wo member. of ^ (>or
# . udllorl.m. , „ d . r .ua-
the commission whom (he law glvaa
him i-ower lo appoint— Attorney Ar-
«»< the Shlpwrglhla naloB.
thur C. Spencer of Portland and Ly-
Mr. John.ua. who la widely known
man 0. Rice, vlce-preadlent of tha aa tba chairman of tha Immigration
Pendleton Plr.t National Bank. Here Committee ll tha lower house of Con-
la where moat of the trouble appur- greaa. waa parauadad to accept the
l*ortland Imitation through' tha cou-
Llkana Maroaa ta Convicts
(tractive eSbrta of M .F . Wright, dlr-
Mr. Hiiancar. In a brief «galnat the 'actor of tbt American Pedaratlon of
aull of an ea aervlce mar claiming Fraternal fjclatlva. with hendqnnrtara
bla $ 3.000 loan, compared eg-aarvlca at Portland
men to convicta.
Edwin Stavena ' Mr. Wr|$ht aaya Albart Johnaon la
Woodford aued for a loan up to $3.000. the beat aathorlty oa the Immigration
ao long aa hla demand did not exceed problem^ and that be will tall tha
76 per cent o f the value returned by people hire some “ appalling facta, ft
the commta«lon'« appralaera. He waa vital Importance to Oregon and all
within hU right« under the plain the Wag.” Pack the houagt Paaa the
wording of the law.
word t<1 everybody.
Mr. Hpencer argued that the phrase , Albeg Johnaon la of presidential
“ not lo exceed $3,000“ clothed the alia .a* a «talesman, of far graater
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callbr« than the California Johnson—
HI l- r a i
Hl-^arn la a bumpy-headed Bolshe
vik. 1$ tka opinion of many who know
him keat, and an opportunist—rack
¡leas tf principle. Ha haa a reputa
tion belli np by tba newspapers, and
hp pltya tha game with (ha Roman
! polSM-al hierarchy.
rt Johnaon Is a ftrat-clnaa news-
Ret. C. C. Curtis o f Van pa sr man Years ago ha was manag-
couver Receives the Tem Ind editor of the Seattle Morning
Tptee (with the present editor of Tha
letern American on hla editorial
irlpy ileak), and ha demonatratad «M i
- Rev. Ct C. Curtla of Vancouver. ll** of the highest order. Afterward,
Johnaon,waa managing adltor of
Wash., formerly a member of Port
land Klan No. I, haa been appointed, $ Tacoma paper, then acquired a pa
temporarily, as Grand Dragon of tha per for himself at Hoqulam. He al-
ya haa been a strong defender of
Realm of Washington.
Dr. Curtis li widely known as an e right, uncompromising and fear
Imperial Lecturer of the Klan, an less. He Is a white man In the true
sense .and he la earning fame by earn
wherever he la heard, tha multltudi
est and devoted service to all the peo
listens and Is convinced. Ha has
ple of the United State»
remarkably successful In orgafltiatl
will do wall to honor h,m 1» every
work In this section, and hla etavatlif
to tha exaltad rank of Orand Di
haa evoked expreaslona of general
"The White race will continue to
degenerate until the rich blood of
Dr. Curtla and a Urgu numherfcf the Negro le Infused there I a.“ write«
Washingtonians will visit Portlanfln the editor of one o f. the American
September to Join In the welrom|tn newspapers devoted to the uplift of
the colored races
the Imperial Wltard.
CURTIS GRAHO D I M ™ —
STATE OF WASHINGTON
Power o f Klan
IH J IflL
Mrs,' Lulu A. Markwall, of Little
com plaining blllarly of dUrr«»luaUon ,
and nnfalrnaaa Inward tbrtn m I t o f
pari of (ha World War Veteran#* !
Plate Aid Commlaaloa. Soma of lhorn
M l FOR OREGON'S
News c o :j«« frpaf Michigan that the
battle tor a Public School BUI. modeled
after Oregon's, is on now, fast aad
furious. The report aaya: "Tha Bo-}
mans ara appealing for Lutheran sup
port. H ere* what they
must teach year cr eed In
schools, or the Lutheran religion win
die out la Amartqa.' Eminent Loth-'
M. Gilbert Ig Rights erans are replying: ~ *If a religion, I
Man in Right Place, De or any religion, cannot maintain itself
la this democracy of oars only at the ;
expenee of the privilege of public school
training, then that raligloai haa not
s leisurely fraternal vM L
R B I5 .
evasion of ways and b u m of proas
er two. In the meantime, an expert
Dragon o f Klan tag the welfare of all the people of
In Boyolegy, Mr. Roy Klxer of As Grand
Oregon, and the Ktensmon and their
toria, wms sent to the institution Au
Dr. Hiram W. Kvans Imperial .
Makes Fraternal Visit to
Mends In particular, made the follow
Wlaard of the Knights of the Ku K lu rf
notes He reports that Supertntend-
ing statement (practically verbatim):
Klan. la exported to arrive here about
the same time, and It probably will Jesus the Righteous Is Pro- *nt l . m . Gilbert is “the right man
"Mobilisation of the beM Americans
in the right place.’* and that he ta
Grand Dragon Fred L. Gifford i
he e joint welcome to these two famous
O f Oregon in the ranks of the Ktaxx
pitiation for A ll of
making good Americans out of hta a fraternal visit to Puritan Chi
chiefs of the common Canoe.
ta continuing with such success that
great family of boys Part ef Mr. No. 1 of the Royal Riders of the Rad
The merger of the L.O.T.I.E. with
the Klan soon will be THE PEOPLE
Klxer*« report 1s given below.
Robe August IS. He found It to be OF OREGON—a majority of the beat
the Women of the Klan haa been per
enthusiastic organtaa- cltlsena, both men and women. This
fected. official notice having been re
BY ST. JOHN TBE D IY H E
By ROY KIZSR
• tlona that it has even been hta privil ta in no sense a boast, but a mere
ceived from Mrs Mark well. Every
Former Membership and Finance Sec
ege to attend. Ha aald ho waa Im statement of fart, preliminary to my
member of the L.O.T.IJL; In good
If we say that we have no sta. we
retary of the Y. M. C. A. at Asterie.
pressed by the tancertty of purpose aad proposition for the common good.
standing, who can pass the ecrutlny deceive ourselves, and the tn th Is not
! the wonderful spirit of thta organisa
of the Klan membership committee. tn
I ( w, confrt, oar aims. He la
During the teat three months, the
Uniting All for Oregon
tion. more than any other that he had
will ha welcomed aa a member la good
faithful and Just to forgive ue our sins financial statement for the Boys' '
■ attended in the Inst year.
standing In the great new order unUI
i na from ell unrigbt- Training School shows consumption
The Royal Riders of the Red Robe excelling tn every way any organised
September 30. after which time the and to cl'
and payroll coat 17.1 per cent u**!«r
ta a growing organisation.
Their body of betterment workers, with a
usual fee will be required. Appll- coueneea
the monthly budget allowd&ce. For
growth In the last few months has fall complement of officers and work
cents receiving notice o f the data for
If we eey that we have not sinned,
(Continued on Page •)
been phenomenal. Chapters are spring ers ln every county, with a card In
being obligated ahould respond at the,we make Him e liar, end Hla word 1s
ing up In every county In the 8tate, dexed record of everyone of Import
right time, for a time limit of thirty not In ns
reports from other 8tataa are en ance, we must utilise our tactltttao ta
deya haa been fl^sd.
My little Children, these things write
advertising to all America the natural
The Women of the Ku Klux Klan ta
1 unto you. that ye ala not. And If I
resources and the material needs of
lha only woman’s organisation In the
any man sin, we have an Advocate :
ganisation Insist on doing their part the State of Oregon. Onr State’s at
aatlon that la aodoraed officially by
with the Father. Jesus Chrtst tl$e ,
In the work of Amertcaatslng America. tractions and potential advantages are
the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan. The
;Righteous and He ta the propitiation !
The personnel of the Portland Chap second to none. We have a population
Knlghta here agreed to aeelat the for ou r
M d n#t to r ou r, ^
ta on«, of the very highest type of of leas than a million, put can offer
women in organising Klans through but also for the sine of the whole S ^ y g .
“ Let Us Buckle on , cltlieno. The beet professional and investment and homebnlldlng oppor-
out the country. Tha work ta well worW. lJoha ^ M> *.)
<Continued on Page 3)
; business hitalns compose Puritan Chap
under way In every State.
The W hole Armor of
ter N a 1, and It Is indeed a refresh
Women eligible to the Klan must | FAMOUS BANJO JACK
God” — W ork Ahead.
ing experience for the Grand Dragon
be native-born Americans, age IS
TO ENTERTAIN YOU
to attend * meeting of the foreign
y «ara minimum, owing no allegiance
to say foreign government, foreign
Rev. James R. Johnson. Exalted Cy born' Hupdred Percent Americans, to
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formerly of Waco,
political party, foreign «act. foreign Texes, now of Portland, who came clops of the Knlghta o f the Ku Klux note the' enthusiasm tor tha Constitu
creed or foreign ruler, believing In the j with the DOKKIE8 end sUyed for Klan. Portland, has returned from a tion of the United State«, sad to hear
tenets of the Christian religion, white keeps, gave a much-appreciated banjo vacation trip to Seattle and Vancou of the Sronderful work they are
supremacy, protection of pure women- recital at the Klan meeting in Port- ver. B.' C. He saw things np there ing alopg this line.
be Grand Dragon declared after- To What Animal Did Jacob,
hood end manhood. Just law« aad 11b- land Monday night, and he ta famed that caused him to proclaim, in hla
arty, separation of church and state, aa a wlaard with the benjo. He 1a,! homecoming speech Monday night, re- ward «that the Royal Riders of the
Blessing His Sons, Com
Red Robe would make their mark ln
ef the and no mistake. Hta number Included »ponding to a Joyous welcome:
npholdlng the Conet I tu
pare Tribe of Judah?
“ Let us buckle on the whole armor the_Bt»te of Oregon and achieve re
United States. Ilmlti
lion of foreign Old Kentucky Home," and hla
Immigration, the 'much needed local "America" was ao ftne that It brought of God. that we may be able to with- sults which will go down in history.
The Royal Riders of the Red Robe
reforms, higher moral standard, tree- the greet audience to Its feet In en- stand the wiles of the devil.**
When the Holy Bible, the Book of
dom of speech and press.
with L Mr Johnson told of the actirtties of hap not received the publtctiy In the Books. Is restored to the homes and
REAL WOMEN of thla kind, whose "Banjo Jack." he’s e wonder.
the Knlghta of Columbus, and outlined dally newspapers so richly deserved public schools, thus giving to the chil
oatbi are In Mate, are needed In the
lh® necosaary counter-activity In be by an organisation of thta kind. The dren of America, upon whom all de
Klan. AH women who can meet the PLENTY OF MONEY
half of true Americanism. He saw Western American will continue to pends. the golden key to the wisdom of
teat, and who would becSme a mem-
‘ J N IM PERIAL K LA N UM,C Jap* n’ UtUe Chtaa* U ttle Ia* ttve the news of thta organisation, and tbs egos, aad all that ta best In liter
bar of thin powerful, secret, non-polltl-
dl* * tc * ,n Caluu,a Bnd
*“ s* ’ will appreciate the cooperation of the ature and history .the average school
cal organisation, ahould apply- at the
no haad t0 lh* ,y,n* " P « * » ln a,t**- * nd « t o R f a solemn warning Four R publicity committee In supply pupil then will be able to answer thta
In,tines« office of the Women of the ,h* da,,jr praM abo,rt U a “ ‘» » ‘“ ent Of destruction to-come, if the Am ert ing thta news for tha benefit of all interesting question: To what animal
Klan, 407 PUU*k block or at the of- co,,apaa“ of U e K,aa* and “ ‘"«luotlng cans don’t atop Immigration aad halt 100% American citlaens. ,
did Jacob. In bleating his sons, com
flea of tha Imperial Vice Commander. ™ 0“ * ' Simmons. Than« are Itao-all the mongreltsatk» of onr country.
pare the tribe of Judah? Any Sunday-
NO JUNIOR ORDER VET.
4M Ptttock block.
" * * ’ Th* K,a,1‘, • xch*<lQ« r la In a
Mr. Johnaon eUted, moot emphdtl-
i school boy can ««ew er—a lion’s whelp
state of plethora—to well oft, la faotj eally, that tharo Is n« truth whatever
The Klan haa not lounchod or a s (Oenesla 4$, »). Our children then
RK4BON FOR WHITE BUPREXACT. that the Imperial fees have been cut In a currant rumor that ho waa «bout doraed any Junior order for boys Tha will learn that the Lord Jesna ta
Thera are 7M.OSO.OOO more colored In halt, which wm aprlch every local to resign aa Exaltad Cyclops. Ha ta Imperial authorities may do so, soon, spoken of under this symbol— Lbs Lion
peopls than whlta In the world today. Kton *» (ho eountry. Thta 1s the kind only starting now,upon the groat con- and when they do, the news will come of the T rlb i ef Judah By what other
Fifty million red men.
of work that 1a being done by the «tractive duties ef hta office, be said. direct from Atlanta, through Fred U» name ta the Lord known?
One hundred fifty million Mark.
Imperial Wlaard. Dr. H. W. Evans, rand he Inlands to atkk “ until Mia last Gifford, Imperial Repraaantatlve west Shepherd (Eseklel 34. 33).*8end your
Four hundred fifty million brown. .Thera ta ao graft anywhere, no fac- dog ta hung“ -^rtiatever that may ef the Rookies and Qrand Dragon of children regularly to Sunday school.
Five hundred million yellow.
ttonal fighting, go trouble of any kind mean. (Wheoo readeth map under the Realm of Oregon.
It ta a crime to deprive them of such
Fifty million mongrels
except with Ike common enemy.
Beware of Imltaf)on«I
being perfected to give her n royal'
CYCLOPS HAS RETURNED
FROM THE PUGH SOUND
QUESTION FOR ALL
r WHO NEGLECT BIBLE