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About The Western American. (Astoria, Or.) 1922-19?? | View Entire Issue (Aug. 24, 1923)
Every Day, In Every Way, the Klan Grows Bigger and Better
and wiki women. No mercy should be show* hi the prosecution I - -
KASEY KAL A T TH E BAT!
of every such "hotel."
Kesey Kal, or Kautious Kal, whichever you prefer, for he's
The decent people of Portland want to know why Governor both, la much-touted now aa the Silent On*—"The Spinx."
Pierce persists in keeping one Cleaver in Portland aa a "State
’Twer« tru e r to say "The Jin x "— (One—two— three—)
Prohibition Commissioner." who braasniy refuses to enforce the
"We have NO bananas,—
We have NO bananas TODAY!
I j f . L LOCK*
far Tto WMtor*
man on the State Prohibition job, with orders to dean up in
And LEMONS, and BEANS,—
America! Ttajr people alaap.
Portland, where the law is a jest among criminals and their
Turnips, and cabbages,
Thy portal* open wide.
lkwis B. n m n « -
-V-BR ■ •- •••••
Punkins. and Greens.—BUT,
While alien enemtea eraap
Mayor Baker also can make the clean-up» within twenty-four
j Within Thy boeom. and kMe
We have NO bananas!"
T*« w m m i AMtMM * *w«*4 »? -n» wr**rr..A.r*rS*, .r?l*í,rí ^ iJc^ ¿ S
N h NM fe n e a lty a«a»*e« «WÍIWH fe r eMtelal çtfcHcftj- f*r « H m W * « g
The basacKmight lengthen TSa time to amircb Thy fair aa
m m < e e M m i m t H f k u t all «m elai m M t M
He is said to have senatorial aspirations. He might as
I R* BwVIRv RRR • mm U W m IW I w W**/ *■
WMh alia plots, brewed In ball.
well kiss his ambition goodbye, unless he immediately uses his his belt, hoe ever, another hole or two.
They hope to eoll Thy fame *
police force to clean up Portland, beginning with the hotels» some
The “SPIN X "—ye gods! When did he get Uiat way? In And Thy people'* (random aall.
SnBSClUPTION, POSTPAID: Callad StetM. Paesi
IMU and tkt PhUlppinee. B » a year ta M m e*,
the official monthly organ of the Knights of
raar. Remit bp cbeSTdraft, paatal «C exyr*e* b « m
Will Governor Pierce do his sworn duty?
Colu.mbus—the American organ of the World Autocrat of the w* amih>. Ameri«at Wbe know
Will Mayor Baker do HIS sworn duty?
, Tiber—current issue, just out— Kasey Kal presenta under hia own t ** lo“s •••*» Tby pm.pic ub*
signature a king, tiresome, verbose and prolix, adjectival and ad- j JfJJJ
,h*" «»«fas* «* blow
value ta T a * K b *
rata o f M a column.
If they won’t will the people back the Knights of the Ku verbis 1 literary effusion on "Learning the A rt of Living,"—m e a n - | l n«ii<Tl*T«f’nn 'nr!', i**^tar «eas
Klux Klan in making this long needed clan» up? Or shall the ing. of course, in practical politics, the gentle a rt of winning the r » n bow u » y wake« amt a rim .
Tuo Punte*« r» ouorowtoo tuoi OH mor*
"Wobblies” be commandeered to do the dirty work?
alienist group once denounced in a presidential campaign for iu*k aicep and doubt h a re fled
AMERICAN la a a » d a r t i**«, an d t a a t a a
p e n e n * or I t a * o f i
Fiery fro aaea ii.tn the ahtoe.
The crime o f extortion, as practiced upon the DOKK1ES. is "Rum, Romanism and Rebellion."
unforgivable, and it is going to h urt Portland fo r years to come.
Read It an’ weep, ye tadpoles and suckers. Silent, forsooth.
This hideous greed was unrestrained during a week when all A "Spinx!" Why, he’s windier than Bill Bryan was before he Aa loo« aa (alik la lllwi who «1*«
tU* Act af Marce a « t
By baad of greed for traito r r>M
the people wanted the 25,000 visitors to get a good impression of | got his h a ir cut—more loquacious than Bryan was when Old Man W ilhta Thy people do** abide.
the City of Roses, and during a period when the Chamber of Dana dubbed him the Boy O rator of the Platte. He fairly runs T raaaon ne'er e sa la aba II bold
« a m ira l la Thy balla at (mam.
Commerce is trying to collect funds with which to advertise the off a t the mouth, or on hia nimble typewriter,
attractions of Oregon. The fund promoters ought to descend now »
The Spinx! Shade of Bourke Cockran!
• r,n ,r” n ,fc* iM,b,te Ml
upon the hotel men. and make them stand and deliver. Their
The waters of Lodore had nothing on Kasey Kal when in- for' hnow,n, DOW ,b*lr lh,,r'
g raft ought to be wrested from them, if possible, and their license spired on his favorite theme—the glory of the Pope and the w* di«*"«»*» for them u> Ml.
to do business ought to be raised to the extreme legal limit.
¡Knights of Columbus. Hear him twang his lyre to his nasal me)-
SPEAKING FOR T H E EX-SERVICE MAN.
What are Messrs. Pierce and Baker going to do about the in- ody. "There IS no finer knighthood!”
OUR AUDIBNCC IS NATIONAL. *
In beh>lf ° f„ tht | CX'<*e'7 iCe ,TD?n ° f
y i i ^ j a a l o i l t r a i a - th e robbery and m iitraitm ant qf l hn DQKK1ES ? -Ty—With an impudence exiewled on ly by the meiHBglty ~oT 1 ui l.Hy#iag bureau report* itbow Tb*
¡nvesUganbn o f the world W ar Veterans’ State Aid Commission, Why are the dailies silent concerning thia outrage? Echo answers statement, the Roman fuglemen, in an effort to subdue the than- **•••*» American baa a vaet naikmai
The Soldiers’ Bonus Law, effective May 25, 1921, is not being ad- \V’HYr
rters o f Protestant wrath, are out with a brazen plea th a t he didn't eedleare; thaï II la rencbln« million,
of r**4»ri wltk many of Ha - i t m i i «
ministered in the way expected and demanded by the people. We
send the message, a fter a ll; that it was sent to them while he was News lleme and éditorial* ara re-
are investigating the facts, which seem to indicate th a t thousands
governor of Massachusetts.
W hat difference does THAT prtnted wtdaljr Thouaaad» of good
A N D THE W O R ST IS YET TO.CQME!
o f ex-service men have been treated unjustly, and are being de
And the notorious, pop-eyed C. Rascom Slemp has been ap- make, even if true? That was only a abort time ago. And in Amarlraaa fa nthar Mtataa ara awajrad
prived of their rig h ts; and that certain Bankers and loan sharks— pointed by Coolidge as his Secretary—the throne of Tumulty the making thia plea they hare the nerve to p resen t excerpts from an !>jr lha rofra of Orafoa.
one of the form er being on the Commission, namely. Mr. Lyman
Tfela U crattfrlns. ladaad. roaêldar-
[alleged letter, in which he CONFIRMS all that his funny message
G. Rice of the First National Bank of Pendleton—hare had en - 1
By y * way folka M quit calHng that f ^ w
I lac lha fart thaï tha adltor raa daroha
The had said.
tirely too much to do and say about the aw arding o f the loans Iriah of it ^ JUM -ulty. Call him Turn, like T ln v -U instead of j
0 America, America! W EEP for past glories, now heavily bat a amall part of hia lima ta tha
from the $30,000,000 fund voted by the people. This fund w a s,j Uh-huh. T hat’s better.
obscured. GOD GIVE US MEN for the coming crisis! God •o rh of prodarlas tha papar Tha ef
fort a mou ata lo about U par raot
voted exclusively for the benefit of the ex-service men of Oregon,
But SLE M P! Ye GODS! What a stench! The linotype give us. next year, a PRESIDEN T!
Whaa wa h*r* our orra prtatarp aad
and not to enrich any banker or loan shark.
that sets the news weeps and wails. The galley-boy gnashes his 1 s Read George Washington's Farewell Address. A certain sig- adéquat» kalp. addlac tha 71 por raot
Recognizing the heroic sacrifices o f our soldiers, sailors and teeth.
nificant portion of it is being fulfilled fatefully,
of afflrlaorp, lmaalna lha affect. Tha
▼otea of Or* «on thaa »(Il r MOU a d
marines, who offered themselves as a living target in defense of
Who's Slemp? Ask the POLICE! Let the wicked dailies tell
throashoot Amer Ira aad tha world.
o a r land—
¡t, M they will in this case, for it is SCANDAL. The worst kind
SOUNDING TH E UNIVERSAL ALARM .
Tha adttarhU slraa bats*, from a
Recognizing the difficult problem of readjustm ent to the eco- ^ scarlet scandal,
The Knights of the Ku Khix Klan is sounding the universal raraot laaaa of Tha Waatara Ataarl
aomic life o f the country they met upon return from long months
j n b n e f, Mr Slemp’s alleged specialty i -------------
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of JOBS, alarm —for man to turn a t once from his evil ways. This directly raa. la reprlalad oa raa»«et o t a
of serrica that
th e m from home, family and positions—
That's it, according to the Record, and there's no possible denial ¡concerns all of us. (Read Eiakiel SS, *— the W atchman’s Duty") reader la tha aaet:
Recognizing the handicaps they face by reason of unequal of it. There 11 be Something Doing at the jTwte House now. Mankind is warned to flee from the wrath to come. The inrecap-
loeses and sacrifices imposed upon their patriotism in the grave say the hard-boiled ones who are trying Id make excuses for ab)e penalty of disregarding this w
^ M C M T o f hum an s o w i *
BJUiOLD the ah j . m l f1— atghl.
emergency which threatened our existence as a people and out of Slemp. W ell tell the world there will be som atttag doing—LOTS, 'th a t never dies, and the fire that k r e v quenched.
•**v»balaMa« pronte of aa
which they brought us victory and peace—
Wonder If Slemp will hang out a sign on the portico? j
The Klan is leading America in a great spiritual crusade. A
Cteatar! Omtf tha fool
Recognizing equity, justice and a simple duty in effecting
Ye gods. Ye Gods! How have the mighty fallen!
nation of dry bones is being revived into an army of living raa Mjr in hia heart. "there M ma
early readjustm ent o f those unequal losses through the proper
Don’t be surprised" at anything, now. The worst is always patriots,
administration of the Soldiers’ Bonus Law—
l i â t raaaM tha aaovenaeat of the
y et to come.
Men may flout human authority and hope to escape the pen-
We call upon the Governor to remove A rthur C. Spencer and
()ra*ttatloo. atataal attrae-
And beware of bunk. The papers are filled with it—the pure c itie s, but it is impossible to evade the exact and infailing justice
impulaloo. arrordlnc ta the
h C D I V Y ”
Lyman G. Rice from the W orid W w ^ e to m is SU te Aid Commis- and unadulterated bunk—the “SPINX" stuff, the “patriotic, high (,f God. Hammer this tru th into the consciousness of the people,
laws of Newfoa. Oar wtaaat aatroe-
swm with a view to the subsequent investigation of all the acts
b u n ^ the making of high-sounding phrase*, the extension and we shaft see tremendous progress toward t)x ideals of thè oMere ad am they kaow Mule of th*
Commission, the removal of these two members having of cjemency to slackers and traitors, the appeals to partisan and Republic
u n irm e: that the a«m
a u t
been pledged and promised to the ex-service men as a means of section*! prejudice, the telling of plain lie», the waving of b6ody 1
k Bowled«*. Ia lu retai loa te the la-
This is Kiankraft, pure and undefiled.
winning support prior to the election of November 11, la s t
shirts, the walking of ghosts, the “wise use” of patronage, and
flaHe. la Itha a «rala o f aaad oa lia
Maahore ; that the anna, pianeta, roa*-
Refusal by the Governor to keep this pledge will result in the ^ the jdwu of trained and tricky w rite rs -th e Paid Liars at
TH E KLANSM AN’S ONLY CRITERION.
rU and aatelllUe are Uh« mere aloma
development of public opinion throughout the State in support of their b e st LOOKOUT for them. They are full of treason and
Chrlat la. the Klanaman a criterion of character and conihet fa all qaee of the «real Hu peed ou* A IX which
the demand for the investigation, and in the exercise of other
and th€ tru th is not in them. Their job is to fool the people. !
tiona with which be haa to deal. The Golden Rale I* atmple andeaailr applied Hila Infinite apace, oheyins .with ex-
means of compelling just action. This course might so arouse the to fan them into a slate of somnolent disregard.
Do onto other* aa yo« would have other* do auto you E i * thoasfat and artnees the lawa of the Supreme la
people as to precipitaste an emergency political movement under
Qut Qf the ruck and the wreck, however, within the coming act at variane« with the ScrwH* on tb* Mount u aneotud an« f-i-* accord l»m«*noe
the direet action law of the State o f Oregon a consummation year *-¡11 develop a gapup of mighty truth-tellers, who will lose ‘“s to Kiankraft.
G raviutloa arta apon «raina ef
dart aa It arta npoa w orlds
which no one desires, if justice can be otherwise obtained.
their jobe and in ^
cases their liberty. These will defy a t all
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mínateme porta ef the whole—of oee-
Preliminary to the investigation, we call upon the Governor
that be. for there are heroes among the Lords
A R E Y 0 U QUALIFIED FOR THE KL a N?
moe—eannof eerape from lha for*«
to redeem in p a rt his pledge to the ex-ser\ice men, prior to his of the Fourth Estate—men who will NOT lie men who will
Tfce *«»MfkaUoM for ni««b*r.hip in tha KUa ar. aa foiiott:
which «overea the whole. Man la a
election, by the immediate discharge of William P. Simpson of gUnA Up among the ^
o f the mighty ^
damn u * treacber- of JJ* . • " ‘T L T Ì f T ‘ lÌT * V * ° ' DU’*
Seattle, assistant secretary to the Commission. Governor Pierce’s
”f th 1
8ut** of Am*rk». who ow*« do aileciaac* ot Hr natniw or tiny hetn*. aa amall la the roenma aa
OUS demagogues to their faces.
deem whatsoever to ear forelea fovarnmrnt. nation. tnaUiutloa Met. ral«r. a «rata of dòat, but onanlaed aad
pledge was as follows :
The spirit of Patrick Henry still lives.
prince, potentate, people or p m o n : be mast have attained lb* ap ot eighteen animate, endowed with Immortal life.
“Will you see that all men employed in the bonus o ffke are
W atterson is dead; " Dana has gone before. Nelson is no i “ r1,
a»ind. «ood character, of commendable rrputdirm and re- Tbl» mlcrocoam railed «nan la a part
^ ex-service . men who are entitled to receive the benfita of more. The torch will be lifted, however. The flag will be raised
“I* * Chr‘,U‘ B
°°* °* th*
the Oregon bonus law, and will you give preference to crippled or nn
tro ;t„ra tren, t i .
»boa« ail*«ian*a. loyalty and devotion to tbe Government of the Uated Bute, man power of tbousht la an Infinlteo-
diaaWed men who are oualified for the oosition«»* The r^ ™ r
of America in all Utn«» la anquestlonaMe. Ha mnat be a reeldetd wtUIn the I raa] part of the dl*lne Inlelllaence
nor s answer was- "\b-so-lute h YES ’
The Americans are not fools, and they never will be slaves, »uriaiiction of the Klan to which be appiie« tor at lean twelve mtehs imae- or univeraal force, it u capable of
u ns er a. .
\ >___ ;
Remember Lincoln’s homely saying: "They can fool SOME diately precedlaa tb# date of hu application.
irraatm« enviroament. monMin« roo
e m! n and dreW
h“ “ r m ^
of the people ajl the time, and ALL of the people SOME of the
V tS u 'lt ^ ^ W***"
w dHhma. .h.pi„, cirmmH.rc*«. equal
State of W ashmgtom He is not an overseas veteran, but served ,tlrae>
they can’t fool ALL the people ALL the time."
^ S T L ’ i S ^ r a ^ T S a t l i X ^ l r * tb. — e ,mUlflc.tte*. „ « - t ,0 ,b'
during the w ar in the quarterm aster s department a t F ort D. A. 1
^ ^ aatlfe-herm.
Meal, if the thouxbt la pure and era-
Russell. Cheyenne. Wyoming.
a n r a d k it c t a d d c a i t o t u c r a m e r v
Hrectiv». in harmony with tha la-
Everyone w ants to help the governor make good, but the only!
n £ T ^ t h ^ ^ h r i k T S ^ ' J t a d t h ^ ^ h i i f c u t ^ d been
, J * * ******
K!*“ ,nan who d,ifl! in °°*
I T t 3 ' h# “ ¡ f i
~C their 1 lipsticks
J ____ cc. this ______being
° f their
<0 f COURSE he died.) And they clak. with
po6sibie basis for cooperation is the keeping of fundamental Mi,______
1 bereaved I of
promises of requisite executive action.
rendered by MEN, why can’t the women get busy and give proper - -
■' • CT
to hia effort la H rlrlM for the reali-
ex-service men who have obtained all that they wanted treatm €nt to the sheikes..es? The female of the species is the Tru* J * 1'* ™ '
d‘dn t Want to die and * h° v+ °
can be called forth now. of course, to testify that the bonus com-, ^
danfrerous, c * busy, ladies, and make these dear creatures 'oat- Poor dev,]! All tricks are fair in love and w ar and hostal*.
m . b '. power of «hou,ht I. part of
mission is doing “fine and dandy,” and that the ex^ervice men ^
How can you expect the men to walk the straight _ Kaaev Kal is like th^ Roman ¿ o d l ^ a u s according t Ki. ,‘b* T L * ,'7^
are satisfied, but these are few indeed when compared to the _nd nMrmu. ttith
. • p ._- ■ „
woman goq lenm nus. according t his tor aad Raier of the naivena. Kvery-
thousands who are sour and sore and clamoring for justice. This
i - tí! ^
but he aeen" ‘t#' have 00 téVTt,,naJ a t a11 when he <^ts stated
I. .ubjert to Hi. invariabi. Uw.
is not a m atter th at safelv can be ignored
¡boldly \am pm g them at ever> crook and turn . The boys are no on hi« theme, "There IS no finer knighthood," etc.
“ «» baa only to harmoniia hia min«
is not a m atter th at saiel> can be ignored.
worse than some of the girls. AIN’T it the tru th ? If you don’t
with thou i.w. rt life, m qniw to be
AI! ex-service men, regar—css of fraternal or other consider- believe it, keep your eye peeled, daytime or n igfat-time.
NO, we have received no bananas yet from little H etnry lh* ma»ur of hi* own dMtiny. ;---- .
ations, who have a grievance against the br»nus commission, are
^Ford. Ó ur letter couldn't get b> Liebold, the Jew, who is ii«i- ! No ®"* «• *«rtb know* what ill*
invited to send-their kicks in w riting to the editor of^ The W estern)
Catholic Citizen of Milwaukee, declares: "The time is coming a^jng politics n’everything for Henry.-»
nor do w* know »bat the force la
American, 408 P itto ik Block. Portland. He is interested in the when a Cathoiie-American will be elected President o f this eoun-
*Ur* l» »otloa and re-
welfare of the ex-service men and will go the limit to help them trv .” Note the infamous hyphen. "Catholic-American.” Á Cath-
The BUCce“ »nd progress of the Ku Klux Klan is in <ta,t
'» ‘«»•T orhii. with preri
« ,o oik
lk has been head of the American navy, it says, declaring that » P woPortkm
o r t i o n to
lo the influence of Jesus Christ in its affairs art
at« „ », I * " -
,,,# w U ‘n k»®wi*ds..
I but for the "weak brethren" and their "caitiff spirit.” Governor the hearts of its members. Keep thia tru th eveP in mind. b 4 | v lwd nnrt
lhatf “h“ r Î Ï ‘. 2
H O T E L M E N L O O T T H E D O K K JE S
Burke would have been nominated as Wilson's running mate in '^t*00
the < rose
shail|i* pr#me Creator and Ruler, jiunipotaat
For tooting the DOKKIE? during the past week of their the Democratic national convention in 1912. Aa it was, Burke
Read. 0 P e * o / » r . f a t e f u l p
Hertlr Ilea the ae, ret of all huirvn
great convention, some of the Portland hotel mer have lost the received- several hundred votes for vice-president " I f we are j„ the 34th chapter of Ezekiel, addressed squarely to all
power. It la lha «oldan m u ter kev
gir»od-will of every honest iierson who knows of the outrageous content to stay under, they are only too willing to keep ua down.”
teachers Be warned by the Word of God.
to all aucMaa.
extortion practiced upon these honored guests. These greedy The Catholic Sentinel of Portland and other Roman papers have
■ H editorial, ■
* The State Peri still is a GfiTNT, concern, and Warden Sr
shark« have given Port lane a black eye from which it may not ' copied this
LOOKOU T FO R THIS
is GOING to make it all right. Hoo-ray aad heo-roo!
recover for many a year, for the news of the systematic e x to r-'
Labor Day announcement, will ho
tion win be spread throughout America.
What abominable idolatry is revealed in chapter 44 of the i
« g o d IS L O V E * ^ " ^ ^ ^ 5 ^ n 3 ! ^ i l n a with thie tru th
made by Tbe Weaters American neat
There, may be no way to put these vultures in jail for their Prophet Jeremiah? Burning incense to tha "queen o f heaven" ;
w |n ^
and M h.ppy a, a
week. Somethin« extraordinary enm-
abominable extortion during a week of emergency hospitality, but and to other gods. Read thia fearful prophecy of destruction, and
i iv.« up. a Don't decide on betax I)*y
there is a Way to clean up some of them for harboring b-otlegger* 1* sure that all of the Bible prophecies come true.
* Deceitful hearts have many idols
l until you know what’* whet.
“NOT FOR SELF, BUT FOR OTHERS”