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W elcom e ¡ Delegates
to A. F. L. \ ______
Official Joernai ta Orerea tat the Aneloat and Ulne,
friona Order Knights <f Malta.
The Official Paper of H a loyal Bidon of the Bod -a p
S S S B Z>J £ !r M '
Vol. IL No- S
Greetings to A. F. of L.
Here for Conrention.
livery Oregon Klaaamaa and Klans-
wom in who did not vote In the last
general primary aad election, and aU
’ who hava moved reaider ew since that
time, are reminded earnestly o f their
duty to register aad he qualified to
use the priceless franchise o f the
American cttlsea la the comlag elec-
The registration books w ill
close on October I. Clllaens are qual
ified to vote who hove been sis mouths
In the State and thirty days In n pre-
E VERYBODY RBOI8TKR. so
that battar government aad conditions
GIVEN TO LEADERS
OF WOMEN’S KLAN r S S S
TO A L L SUBSCRIBERS
W H O ARE ABLE TO A ID
IN C ARR YIN G BURDEN
TO ALL Nt’BSALKtBKBS:
The maaageamnt at Tha
Imperial Commander W el
comed by Men and
Women o f Oregon.
may be assured.
OCCASION MOST INSPIRING
Great Klan Helping Might
ily to Bring About the
W E A. I’M -
WANTED BY EMILY
Unity o f Protestant Women
In Betterment W ork Is
Now Glorious Reality.
APPEAL 10 HEARTS
OF OREGONIANS IN
M M S OEHALf
She came, aha saw, she eoaqaored
(Clansmen, Everywhere, Are M beans by her sweet, motherly sym-
Asked lo Hein Find Him
pa thy and understanding o f problems
• For H^S Loved Ones.
j - O m U l o r a d Im perial Oomnmadac
Ilea aad advevttatag are tow, aad
these big elMtafi, pia« the rah-
bertas we hava aarTtved ( H i r e
e alt ef criminal een*piracy against
ns), reqslre a let ef capital to pat
cverythfag apea a cash aad dia.
Far acari/ a year 1 carried this
burdaa alene, aad wMh as aid
exrapt sabscripttoas aad advertis
ing the thin* that maaf critics
BY POR TLA ND K LA N
Portland. Ora.. Sept. I I . 1 W .
T o the Grand Dragon o f Oklahoma:
You have our prayerful support In
your noble defense against a mad
otry la exceeded only by bis tyranny
and Ignorance; who seems to have
forgotten that, under -oar Constitution,
freedom o f speech and press, and the
of right to assemble peacabiy cannot be.
Many Are Kept Out
School for Leek o f Books
aa. Yaa bava basa vary le/al aad
WfTH ’ EM HEART AND SOUL
In behalf of the Knights of the Ku
H int Klan. by authority of Fred L.
Clifford. Oreori Dragon of Oregon. The
Western American * eatenda the n»oet
cordial gr.yiin ga o f welcutae and good
w ill to M r/flaw inaitlem pan. prooldent
haven’t paid ap, kindly da aa at
asea. If tha pepe**« great family
ef readers will ^ d d la this way,
leyaHy, we «a a yet safely ever a
REG ISTRATIO N BIG ~~
D U TY OF KLANSMEN
A N YW H E R E IN U. S. PRICE
PO RTLAND . OREGON, FR ID A Y, SEPTEMBER 28, 1923
PUBLISHED W E E K LY
YE SMALL K
i1 1 1 ■■ . .
WELCOME 10 U W
GIVEN BY KLANSMEN
OF TOE NORTHWEST
THIS IS FOR EVERY ONE
Imperative Necessity Re-
- quires Immediate Atten
tion to This Call.
Many children of the worthy poor
In Portland and other places am be-
Unanimously adopted by Portland
Klan. No. L
i . R. JOHNSON. E. C.
SŒ WONDROUS EVENT
Marriage o f Two Member*
Amid Ritualistic Scenes
SNAKE IS REVEALED
IN HEARST ATTACKS
Yes, Gloria, Fellow Fired
by Taft, Trying to Un
dermine the Klan.
YELLOW WILLIE HIRES HIM
Public Now W ill Under-
stand Series Advertised *
by Norman Hapgood.
LO U IS R. G LAV I8,
“ special Investigator.” whose name is
Ins kept out o f school because they
odious to thousands In the Paclpc
lack book* and adequate clothing. In
NoCthWMt who know o f his base be
trayal j o t trust and- hla’ w o r t as a
trouble-maker when he was an em
o f the Antarlcsn redoyntH-« of la b o r,
O S O W ,.
S I T !
report without any d elaV , «11 such
la the presence at a bril ploye in the Land O ffice ~a«d F orest
and lo each end every offl<wr and del
wanted by hie loved one#, wherever i |h# Ku KluJt Klmn of Portland,
eases, either to The Western American
He «aa gu aver the lap. If YOU
egate to I he Pederatlon'« ennnal con
liant company, a happy couple were Service during the Roosevelt nnd-Taft
or to the executive secretarial offices,
he may be. and the K laa has bean.
was hart on her first visit, and
will extend /ear saber rip Uea a
united In marriage. They were sur Administrations, Is the mysterious
vention convening In Portland Mon
fourth floor, Ptttock bloek. telephone
year ar six meatk*. W e den’t want
aakad to hqlp find hlmr~ Ha left hta Oregon, aha y ld. more than measured
rounded by fraternal friends In full
day. October i.
hireling spy In the employ o f W. R.
Broadway «371. or to the Parents
/an to da ibis faver, aaless /aa
Ala.. April *0. 1333. BP »• her expectations, and she had
regalia. In the light o f the Fiery Croia.
The Knlghte o f the Ku Klux Klan home at Oededen.
rteerst. and he. the notorious Olavis.
Educational Bureau. 561 CourtoHouss.
,. .. . . . . . .
always heard of thla section aa being
Tha ceremóny was performed before
stand« four-square and uncompromis H . I . S3 yea r. old. Week hair. >rown «
m. lc W - <
whose name le n by-word and a bias
In charge of Mrs. Ann Bayley. tele
tbe Sacred A lta r o f the Klan. The o f
ingly for the rlghta of labor, aa up
ing among honeat men in the West,
«yea, fiv e feel ten. weight 156. ar
ecenlc beauty, with every natural ad-
phone Atw ater 0135.
Mrs. R. E.
ficiating o fficer was the Exalted
held by the A F. of U . under Ita con
is the cunning indlvidaal that has
well. usually dull or dark suite sad T a s U (( - wbera ev ’ry prospect pleases
Lewis It doing the field work, aa a
failed as, aad tbeir friendly sap.
Cyclops o f Lewiston Klaa. who Is also
serve! I* e and law-abiding leaderahlp.
been doing the “ dirty work” fo r the
ties, brown “ bows, good talker, pleae- u |j
everyone can smile.” She
labor of love.
a Christian Church minister.
and assurances o f thla cohealooi. co
Inc personality, excellent bookkeeper > | ( ]u (( #ImcUy llka th, im age of the
o f articles against the Knights
Is badly neHed saw.
Lewiston K lan la proud o f the fact
operation and loyalty are given e i-
end accountant, writes good hand. whom , TeryoB# h, , d ta mind— an
o f the Kn Klux Klan under The by
w ill cooperate to the lim it ln the
that this la the first full ceremony ó f
preeflon frequently by the Imperial
line o f Norman Hapgood. a notorious
smokes many clgnrettea. fond of
Am erican matron— Queen of the
work o f supplying books and clothing
LEM A. DKYKK, Editor.
the kind In the United States, unit
and realm authorlllea of the Klan. sports, especially fond of bird dogs
Jewish writer, ln H earst's unsavory
to children who need them, if they are
ing In the sacred bonds o f matrimony
Thla wna true of the recent I-ebor and hunting: la a Presbyterian and
A roy|U reception s a i tendered
Informed of the needs.
a Klansman and a Klanawoman, both
Day. at a large naaemblage of Klans- Knlgbt Tem plar; bee small aear on
,B h#r honor Mon(Uy „igh t.
They are simply tryin g to make
Mrs. Lewis reports that the de
loved by boats o f friends,
men In Portland and In other gather
money, in the characteristic “ kike”
upper right cheek where be bed mole aQ(j
delivered an Inspirational ad-
mands upon the bureau !n the Court
In honor o f this event members of
in g« throughout the Northweat.
style, out o f y ello w and lurid stories
burned off. alto amall w a r Juat above drMg ,n aQ im p r***!«« conversational
Houee are far greater than tbe supply
the Klan burned s huge F iery Cross,
prominent labor union officer apoke
against the KUut and Klansmen. weav
chin. He often enjoys s game of pool. mann, r_ ^
never w ill be forgotten
and the funds have been exhausted.
more then 300 feet long, upon s hill-
eloquently o f thla -co-operation, and
Mr. Patton left n w ife end e eweet bjr thoM wko heard I t She reviewed
ing their lies and absurd deductions
M O R N I N Q
O REG O NIAN
. _ . ..
side more more than 3000 feet above
the need of maintaining It. and a rep
5-year-old daughter. Louise, who begs WOBUn-B work |n the world from the
around a number o f unimportant
started the work for a free book sup-
. . ___ .
. . . .
. ___. , , ; the city, visible for miles through th#
resentative Klinem an responded with
for “ Daddy” so often. He left a letter d #yi ^ antiquity down to date, otft-
private letters nnd documents which
ply. for which everyone Is grateful,1
smiling valley. A county fa ir waa ln
the uaual assurance of c©B«tr»ctlYe to his w ife In which he stated that ||B )n i tha greet work now to *— —«■ Mistl&nd Club to Entertain "
they stole from unguarded offices, e r
of course— all honor Jo **•“ OREGON
progress at th# time end the Cross
flnenrlal trouble and pressing debt* com pushed.
In Pythian Temple Satur IA N . and to Ita great-hearted editor, made u profound Impression upon from Klansmen. or which they bought
All l ulled P er the Right
I hsd discouraged him and ha would
i«ft for Seattle TueadaA
from unscrupulous persons like them
Edgar B. Piper.
day Evening, Oct. 6.
In everything that la right, In main proha lily go West, maybe to the oU h„ r iu rm U o i1 had been translated
It would be a black and Intolerable
taining live highest poaalbte itan darili fields or lumber camps, end try to
- Trying to Make n fleea-Tp.
disgrace to everybody to let children
Into tarma of action and tha Woman
hotbed o f misguided KJan opponents.
for American labor, we are authorlaed find work end start all over again. ^ 0f tj,0 Klan obtained her strong ap-
The October number o f the Infamous
On Saturday evening, October g, stay out of school for lack o f clothing,
Is certainly to be congratulated upon
to atate. tbe Knlghte of the Ku Klux
Mr. Patton le a good cltlaen and has pTOTa| Qf a program o f achievement w ill be given the drat of a aeries of food and books, and these needs must
"H ea rst’s International" la being ad
the able manner In which this event
Klan are loyal abaolutely to the cauae done nothing that can hurt him. I f for „ „ y h o d y ’a good. They will work
be end shall be supplied— by co-oper
vertised In dally papers in each sec
monthly dances by be Mletland Club
was handled. The Women of the Klan
■ I lf union labor and to the American ever you see or beer of anyone who (o f Amerlcanlsatlon. for the new
ation. It la only a small task, prem
tion o f the country. In the hope o f
Federation which, under Prealdent answers this description, please notify ¡.Johnson Immigration bill, fo r the bet- o f Portland, In the Pythian Temple, ising great results, but It ts one re are now organising rapidly in L ew is making a financial “ clean-up ” There’s
ton, while the Klan la progressing
(Jumpers, haa achieved ao much good Ihe editor of The Western American, terment o f the public schools, for pa- West Park and Yamhill. Thla dance quiring immediate AC TIO N .
nothing In the stupid articles that
for all the people, aurvlved ao many who Is a friend of Mr. Patton and haa trlotlc education ' and understanding la given with the’ avowed purpose of watt tor others to do it. but YOU get steadily.
can harm the Klan. The main thing
hattlea with predatory explolteri. and an urgent message for him from hi* o f Ideals, for cleaner cltisenshlp. for having a good time, ao our advice is, busy, and do It NOW. Report all ytu SOuled children— the kind that Je
Is to let everyone know that L. R.
won ao many vlctorlea of war and wife. She and the little one (and he strict but reasonable law enforcement, check your grouch at the door.
know of needy children, either to the loved, and o f whom he eeld: "Buffer Olavis, who was fired by authority of
lores both of them ) are terribly tor domestic and universal peace, for ! Music for ~ the dance w ill be fur Klan Headquarters, or to the Parents little children to come unto Me. and President W illiam Howard Taft for
In everything that la fair and right, worried about him, fearing that tome cleaner politics end Greater America. nished by an orchestra which In Ur Educational Bureau.
forbid them not. fo r o f *uch ts the gross treachery to his Chief, Is the
the Orand Dragon atatea. organlted harm has befallen.
It la all right, o f course, to H E L P kingdom of Oed.” and Inasmuch a t sly genius who has been doing the
Every Item In tbe program la based self Is enough to make the feet of
the average person start to shake. T H E H E A T H E N la foreign lands, to ye did If not fo r the least o f these. underhand work tor Hapgood the B ol
labor can count upon the help o f the
T QUARANTI! SOOT- upon a scientific aystem of action..
Should you be so unfortunate as to weep over the miseries that hava come sty »rethrew, ye did it not unto M e." shevik-Kike.
Klan, to the laat man and woman,
be unable to shake your feet, card upon them because they were pacifists
throughout the country.
Hapgood waa over in Russia tor
This Is an appeal that w ill teuch
Proposed government guarantee th a f corned form ally by tha Exalted Cy
tables w ill be provided, w ith all the and didn’t hare g rit enough to fight all hearts, for the people, mad for awhile, along with others o f his
The Klen'a statement o f purposes
whisky Is pure w ill end. possibly, when
competition you may deal re.
nnd principles Includes tha removal
for liberty, but In God’s name let’a luxury and pleasure, spending and stride,
the llquer paaeea from the govern Introduced In an eloquent adreas by
Punch Of almost prehistoric vintage not allow our rase to be ao elevated squandering their substance like crew- Lenin, K ike T roteky and the other
and cure of the causes of strikes, and
ment's poeeasalon— Pittsburgh Oaxette-
closer relations between capital and
The Klan Band played throughout w ill be "served.
that we fa il to see and neglect o r ; turee half-demented, do not know of terrorists, who tor three year« have
A cordial Invitation la extended by Ignore the cry of needy children right j the need; they are careless, aelflah, been w allow in g In the blood o f the
labor. The Klan stands for the^elght-
the evening, end Joyous songs were
hour day standard, and for wages as that th# American Federation o f Labor sung by the Otee club o f tha Women the committee to all the readers of here at home. Everybody except hypo- a„d unobservant; thetr heart! are all Innocents, and now he’s back In
high aa economic conditions w ill per In Its convention next week w ill dis o f the KUn.
erttea and four-flnshers will
A charming young The Western American.
Amerlcat w orking for Y ellow W illie
right, but they need to be told.
mit. The demand la made continually cuss and taka action on the need o f Klanawoman sang. In ellvar-eweet
heartily to this.
Grafters in high places, and in e ffi Hears t.
W e have fourteen m illion foreign-
for economic reforms of such a sweep community
Don’t waste tim e Inquiring why the cient public servants may find a sol
wKh voice and with Impressive effect, a
The W estern Am erican haa sus
born In the U. S.. more then half of
ing character aa to assure to the State and Federal aid. In Oregon and beautiful song entitled "W h y I Am a
Public Welfare* Bureau doesn’t func emn warning In this article, for The pected tor some time that It was a
whom never here taken out first na
farmera and all working folk the other States which need more popula Klansman.". Another young Klans-
tion. or what haa become o f the thou- Western American la pickling a b ig 1 fine I talian hand like that o f "Loole”
turalisation paper« and who can
greatest possible share o f the wealth tion. thus helping to promote n m ove woman accompanied her at the piano.
| sands o f dollars collected for the stick for some of them and Intends Olavis that was doing the "Investigat
neither read nor speak our language.
which their Industry and enterprise ment that w ill bring Into Oregon a It certainly was a Joy to hear them.
Community Chest, for Just such use. to Wield -It soon without mercy a n d ' ing” for Hearst and Hapgood.
create. Through the Klan, It la be m illion of the best kind of Americans
Th# delegation o f honor from the hopeful o f etlll greater progress In for that’s another story, soon to be without remorse.
Publicity g ra fte rs :
Snch Enemies Helpful to Us.
lieved. the solidarity o f the producers — home-builders and honeat tollers.
Portalnd council of the Royal Rldera the Immediate future.
■ told. The squandering and grafting and “ pap” politicians, especially, and
A ll Klansmen ought to feel grati
of America can be brought about, to
A ll the hlgh-raaklng officers of of money Isn’t dnder discussion now, rarticn lariy In Portland, are dne to fied indeed to have such characters
The Klnn amah aa e whole end as o f the Red Robe was the cynosure of
the end that right and Justice shall 'ndlvlduala are with organised labor, all ayaa, thalr brilliant ragalla stand both Klans were present, and a
— l l ' . though It toon w ill be. but the ques get what they ao richly deserve. W e aa Qlavia. Hapgood and Hearst doing
triumph over wrong, and that tha heart and soul, ssger to co-oparses for ing out In sharp and pleasing con agreed that this occasion marked the tion before the public Is this:
have the recorder “ number” of the this kind o f underhanded work nnd
problem of Involuntary poverty shell the common good. No labor-skinner trast among tha throng In the snow- beginning o f e get-togather m ove-1 Shall the rich, kind-hearted people last one o f them. And vra have a getting found out. for they are no
white pbee. The Royal Riders, too. ment among the Protestants o f Ora- ot Portland and other pieces tolerate card-indexed record g ivin g the de torious throughout Am erica for juat
can hide behind th f F iery Cross.
AND ENJOY A DANCE
Fiery fre es Protects Lnher
The Orand Drngon of Oregon, Mr.
Fred L. Gifford, hna expressed a hope
gon which w ill make them far more having In their midst a large number tailed personal history o f nearly 150« such dirty work and every kneck they
The Klansmen o f Oregon salute' the wars given a Joyoua welcome.
hnngry children, lacking books and “ prominent” citlsene. many of Whom give ta a first-class boost. It Is also
The great hall waa parked and efficient and useful In community
convenMon delegatee, one and all. and
i clothing fo r school— Innocent, clean- are “ Im itating humanity abominably.”
assure them of the warmest welcome. everyone, at the end. was pleased anfl betterment work.
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