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NEWS OF THE WEEK FROM KLAN CENTERS
PERIL APPARENT IN
• HEEDS JO U R HELP
H v V lS M o t o r O i l
Duplay Ad* From
Other Live Town«
era. Thera la every raaaoo to believe
from a crowd of about I B man and
that It waa a well-planned organised
boya lying In wait for an opportunity
attempt to wlps out tba meeting at
to begin tha attack. '* Ktanamen mat
any cost, even to the eitent of murder.
tba attack which quickly followed Urn
That thla affair did not go to tha as-
flrat volley of elude from tha adjoin
trrmliy of mnrder. aa happened at,
ing field. A tbouaand or more men
Carnegie, is no doubt due to the pret
who had remained in tba background
Contribute Something at up to thla lime ruahed to the eupport Luigi Barzani Covets Our ence of a much larger force of police
and firemen than the rioters .had
of tha Brat contingent of tha mob.
Once to This Necessary
Good Opinion and W *
Viscosity, or Body, is that property of oil which en-
and ruebed (ho Klanamen off tha
and Noble Cause.
ables it to maintain a film or cushion between the
field, destroying tha croaa In their
Are Very Sorry.
Twe Sertenaly I a Jared.
Policeman and fireman
wearing surface, preventing wear and friction.
Two men. however, were believed to
ware called but to euppreaa the riot
Tba Protestant Hospital Association
We have received from Now York
HyVis holda its high Viscosity under ertreme heat
er». but did not appear on tha lean»
a marked copy of "Corrlara d'Amar- wars Klanamen. One wearing a white
of Baker County, Ora., baa purchased
until tha mob bad aucoeeded la wreak Ica,” by courteay of Bdltor Luigi Bar- robe was beaten anconnclous when be
fur I It,ooo tba alia anil building (or
A trial will convince yon
ing It* veil*ounce upon tke Klaasmeu. slnl, dealgned to Impress ua with the attempted to leave the hall early. H a .
a complete modern tjnaplul of thirty
! success and power of the Kalians In
Drive i l today
bedr. The property «III bo Improved A l l | c y \ u <e/\ o n e A P
New York City, whom be calls "Ital- was beaten with clubs, and hla at
lan-Amarlcans" He waa shocked by tackers were about to throw him late ;
and a new operating room will ba A l . L l o U n I U S r t A a ,
added at once. Tba boapltal will ba SH ER W O O D SA T U R D A Y our shlbbolbtb. "T o hell with the hyt a »ewer manhole. A patrolman, how-1|
pbaa!" and seemed to think that w# ever, pleaded with the mob' and per-1
In oparatlon within two months. Tha
Key. Vlrgtl K. Allison, the eloquent of the “ wild and woolly Weal" vara uuaded them to stop.
officers of the Association ere. Ur.
unaware of the numbera and power <M
Tha other Klaminin waa badly
F. J. Arneaon, treasurer; Uaorga A. Christian church minister of Albany, these “ Italian-Americas«."
Mr. Barslnl give» as soma Interest beaten when a mob overturned a n ;
Mnrahall, Floyd Jonea, Hugh Alfray, Ore., will deliver an address on
ing figures. Hla la not a foreign
L. K Caul, Willard Uoaa, John II. Americanism and Klankraft at a big newspaper, ha aays, and hla purpose automobile In which be waa trying |
Allen and Inland H Fln«h, aerretary
la to make America known to the to tscape. Tba full ««tent of their
their friends at Sherwood. Ore., Sat Italians as tha motherland of their Injuries was not known, and It was
Thla I anot a Klaa organlaatloa an-
choice, remembering at the same time said many others may have been badly
tarprlae, but It la a much needed com urday nJgbt, Sept 19. Everyone Is
Uia land of their birth Hla aim. ha
munity service and the Klanauien are
declaras, la to dispel misunderstand hurt.
Klanamen Severely Beaten.
ings srfH promote understanding and
««•In« to bark It one hundred per eent.
L A Smith
The Thidlattraoe»* of the mob waa
Klanatfteti and frlenda throughout the
Heme Imposing Figure», Indeed
Baker dlatrlrt, or wherever they may
Mr. Bartini gives the following fig
live, are urged to contribute caah at
The "ItaMan-Anwrtcana" of watt until tba Kina «men who had re
New York CUy (To HELL with the mained In tba hall should make their
nnra to the hoapltala building and
maintenance fund, ao that It may get
appearance In tha effort to return to
P. O . Box 737
real catate. 110.000.000 worth of Lib
a fair atari. Send conlrlbutloaa to
erty bonds, and they have 1314*00.000 their homes. The moment they ap
U K. Caul. Baker. Oregon. Thla la
In deposits In the aavlngs banka. peared battling was renewed on tha
are 600 "Italian American" phy street*. A hnndred men attacked 10
a ^tecesettry awl a
Noted Condon Leaders A s Thera
sician* In New York CHy. »00 lawyers. Klansman along towards aaoralag aa
4000 grocers. 1000 fruit
sist in Program— Every
FIVE SH O T IN A T T A C K
mere ban it. 160 druggists. 171 builders they endeavored to escape from Odd
aud contractors. 14 bankers, 130 Im Fallowa hall. Tha Klanamen ware
ON D E L A W A R E (CLANS
porters, 416 restaurant owners. 376 aevarely beaten before they escaped.
. WILMINUTON. Del
employing embroiderer», and 60.000
needle-workara. Hla paper catara to Several o f the Injured Klanamen wart
Seven hundred anthual
were »bot and rioting continued for
treated at hospital« and later ae:
several hours following aa Initiation cane, plua a cisae
Wa bailara that Luigi Bartini thinks borne.
o f 160 candidates by the Ku K lui Klan attended a thrilling
himself a truly good American, and be
IS doing a world of good among-his
on a faun near New Castle last week. g few night» ago at
Tradesmen whs advertise la aa
Tha Fiery Croaa i people, bat ha can Incrsase hla ase-
The most seriously Injured'are Harry County, Oregon.
fulnaaa greatly by abolishing tha hate enemy newspnper are na frlenda ef
lluehheek. shot In the back, and W ill biased In tha aky and tha arrange- ful hyphen, but.calling hla compatriots
yoars and are net entitled te either
iam (')ark, shot In the neck, The riot- [ manta war» harmonloua and perfect, "American Italians" It tha hyphen la
yoar goodwill er year patronage.
ntlal, b u cto put tha foreign daaig
lug signed at tha close of the care- Tba gathering Included about 160 i
m«ny. when a cross waa lighted Die- j Woman of the Klaa from Condon. Oil-
orders began wlih a volley of shots Bam County, and the Itev. 0. A.
aiogan. “To hall with the hyphen
I. i .............
• Chaney and A. L. Helm of Condon aa- * and |as< h hla readers the significance \
Slated In the eiempllflratton of th »| oflt.
ritualistic work. Tha gathering .wait )a d Keuouaee Political KomaaNm
___ . . . . . _____ i Let him also teach hla people that
romposed of tha beat kind of Oregon -1 |h(, MDOg |»w *>f Rome does not apply
lana, principally farmers and atock-jjn America: that Political Romanista
raise re, and they war« all enthusiastic la the Intolerable curse that has caus-
for patriotic achtevament.
I * *och *
« " “ “ T-
Among thesa American Italian« are
Com er Cottonwood and W ater Street«
Mo klan-maa, or Klaasweman,
agree with VB and not with Barslnl
worthy of the name, or Irne to the They aay. aa wa do. To hall with the
Appeal« to Prejudice.
■acred vows, will spend n cant with hyphen!
E v ^ y Saturday Evening
schools e f Carnegie «aw Bt to place I
Wo understand and appreciate the
a known enemy af »«
historical glory of tha Italian people,
PITTSBURGH.—Seeking to discover their control o f these schools la the
. , I
who. a* individual*, are likable and the cause of tha recant lawless acts of
hands of trusted cltisens,_ Instead of
fine. They are a generous, warm
CO N TRACTO RS
mob violence. clUsens o f Carnagi« do placing them at tha mercy of admitted
Pile driving and bridge building.
When on yoor w a ^ ^ a n d from th.
ities which appeal to everyone. They not have far to go. Recent files of foes of the institution, there must)
ooasl, buy your oils, greases, gas and make aplondtd Americans, after they
the Catholic Observer, a Roman Cath ensue riot and carnage in order toj
I t , Asteria, Oro.
accessories from a 100 par cent Amer learn true Americanism, and the
olic weekly published in this city, ap- fully express the displeasure of the
ican. 10b per cant fair and 100 par meaning of our Constitution and Insti
tution« of liberty. Italian leaders like pbnl to the passions o f religious bigots hierarchy. Because of the unwilling
A . S1FERTE, Manager
Luigi Barslnl and others la the groups In no uncertain manner" In this pa ness of American citltens to submit to
which he tells us abeut are respon per's laaue of August 1« appeals an arrogant priestly interference in the
J. A . HALL FURNITURE STORE
LINDROFF G A R A G E
sible for all the woe* which the Ital
- MEW AMD 8IC0MD HAMD
conduct of public schools, mob vio
ian Immigrants suffer, for they are
Will Pay the Highest Price* and Bell the Cheapest of Any Dealer In Asteria
Please Otve Us a Trial
educated men and easily could teach horting "Catholic men and women” to lence maut be Invoked.
them the necessity of whole-hearted “ Fight for? Tour Right«—Don't Aak
Thla la the sentiment which prevails :
MMMHHNM mì u
681 Franklin Arena«
Americanism and the abolition Of the Favors." and calling attention to a
In Carnegie, and It la said that tha
hyphen. The leaders are the victims
of Political Romanian!. The immi recant defaat administered to the feeling of disgust at Roman Catholic
Our Hette Is Merries
Sooner or Later You'll Drop Around to
grants are the victims, too. through Catholics of Carnegie on the school activities which has brought such
FREDERICK W . OTTO
"their leaders In New York and other question.
shame and humiliation to Carnegie
REAL E8TATE— INSURANCE
Catholics Defeated at Polls
Mo Racial Prejudice Whatever
1/g North Seventh M
We have no racial prejudice, none
Used Parts tor All Makes Cara
whatever, and our only complaint of board the Catholic candidates were methods recently employed by Roman
the American I (a lian* Is that they are defeated by the votes o f the people, Catholic sympathisers. Carr—; l e citi-
Vacuum Cup Tires
hyphenated; that they adhere to a
double allegiance; and the name la tha Roman Catholics ever since. sens are Insisting that their town Is
— for a real meal
in the breast of ■till In America, notwithstanding the
true of numerous other racial group*. This fact has rankled
— courteous «enrice
Murine Ihn M .lv n.-1/yi rtf th* World Thla m n l t e the
tl fact that the public un-American conduct of its lawless
H O M E R M IL L E R . Prop.
A Modem H otel— 1
War It was necessary for the Italians' schools fScelv vc constant abuse and
i In America to have a Roman Legion
'Prom pt Proseeutlou Vital.
through which to mobilise their men condemnation at their hands on all oc
and resources under the Iron neces casions. The defeat o f the Roman
The prompt prosecution and convlc-
sities of war. and the writer helped to Catholic candidates was pointedly re- tlon of the member« of the mob, who
LEWIS TOM, IDAHO
promote this inuv.msnt because the
tarred to by the Observer in the ad have been arrested for their partlcij
“ ItaHan-Amerlcans" fslled to fu n c -;
Rest Heals far the
tlon readily as Individual American vertisement In these words: “ Look tlon In the crime of August 25,
Honey eu the Line
cittsans In the community group. If what happened to Carnegie, which is help Jo restore Carnegie as a place
! they are Americans, let them drop the about 50 per cent Catholic. Indiffer
where law and order are respected.
When In Medford Visit
Hungry Tourist » —
hyphen and the old country designa
tion of double allegiance, and let them ence of Catholic clUsens there .per The lightness with which the coroner
When traveling through Eastern
Oregon, don’t fall to visit Madras,
forswear their obedience to the Roman mitted the election o f an entire antl- called upon to investigate the cases
Pope before being granted American j Cathollc school board, which Is now
the prisoners viewsd these offenses,
cltlsenshlp This Is the overwhelming unjustly
C. E. BYE’ S F amass Restaurant
discriminating against the |t* |s hoped, will not also prevail in
AMERICAN demand, knd somehow It
gvarythlng Just RtgM
children of Catholic parents."
Is golug to he enforced.
This waa the criticism which fol
Mr. Barslnl produces an admirable
Fountain Service in Connection
dally paper. The hyphen in every lowed the election of a school board
Me klansman, or Klansweman,
thing Is the damning feature. If he on which there were no Catholics. It
Wa ara preparad to do all kinds of alsctrical work
Ladies’ Best Room Mcdterd, Ore.
worthy af the name, or true te the
could only see It from our vlewpnint.
In our new location. Let ua figure on your nest Job.
aroused the Ire of the Catollcs. and Horred vows, will spend a cent with
100 per cent servio«.
the inflammatory words used by the ,
0, oar „reaL righteous
MOB SURROUNDS H ALL Observer Is urging Catholics to “ fight
A . H . Spraner
A T PERTH A M B O Y, N. J. (or your rights" Is ascribed by many
33 Sixth St. near Astor
GROCERIES. MEATS, VEGETABLE«
Carnegi^oitiaens aa the direct cause
Fish, Cold Storage and lea’ A"
ON 8ALH AT
PERTH AMBOY, N. J.—A mob esti which led msigulded fanatics to bring
mated to be all the way from 3000 Ur shame and disgrace to the fair name
Knlumkla KlaU Heqdquarters
5000 broke up a peaceful assemblage of Carnegie. In calling attention to It's all very well to have ctjgpngc and
of 500 Klansmen which was In ses "what happened at Carnegie" the aukl
Room Ç, 4104 Maint
Phone Red 471
In Foley Hole
And It's fine to be counted a star;
sion In Odd Kellowa hall on Friday thors of the passionate appeal -to re
night a week ago. despite A desperate ligious prejudice did not refer to the But the single deed with its touch
resistance of 75 patrolmM .. 160 fire crimes and violence which occurred
Doesn't tell you the man you are;
men, and a Targe force of state troop- on August 25. The great crime evi
dently In the minds of the Ipdlgnant For there's no lone hand In the game
Ku Klux Statues
y e must play.
Romanists was the utter rout and de
Old Una U fa Insurance
Klansman. we have something en
We must work to. a bigger scheme'.
tirely new. something that will ap
feat of their candidates (or member-
peal to the eye, the mind and
And the thing that counts in the world
American Central Life
alilf on the public-school board.
heart of all Klanamen and thoaa
that are In sympathy with them.
Murder of Innocent.
Insurance Co. .
It I* KIOT. a statue, an exact
representation of a Klansman In
Modern Cleaning and
It Is fair to presume, however, that
L . W . Kaalar
full regalia. KIOY Is the most
the storm of hate wrecked upon the
fascinating little fellow ever cre
P. 0. Box 108
ated In the office or In the home
luckless heads of Inoffendlng psrad-
KIOY automatically and persist
Ing Klansmen. whose only offense was
The tradesman who enjoys Man
ot Klantshne** to every visitor.
The traveling man’s- friend
He la lS'tnches
and - - the price
that of Protestantism, was the direct patronage and yet advertise* la an
Suits pressed while you watt
ich of all. For prices
Confectionary and Lunch
cause of the savage onslaught which rnemy paper Is biting the hand that
and agents’ terms, write
George 1 aid « e l I, Proprietor
lea Cream, Davidson's Bread
ended In murder on the night of Aug- fed him.
DOMT LET HIM BITE
KOTTE MOVELTY WORKS
Candles, Tobacco, Soft Drinks
ust 25. So It would seem that simply YOU TWITE. And tell him what you
Postofnca Box 747
La Grande, Ore.
Theatre Located Opp. Royal Blue But Line Depot
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
because tha frlenda of the public think about IL
Is High in Viscosity,
H . E. H A D L E Y
O n Low er Colum bia Highway
SPRAY PATRIOTS IN
SMITH & BLANCHETT
NCITED BY PRESS
LEBECK & SON
TH IEL BRO S.
Vancouver Auto Co.
Brown Electric Co.
SH A ST A CAFE
“P ick o f the