State Sentinel (Stigler, Okla.), Vol. 17, No. 37, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 28, 1922 Page: 2 of 8
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STATE SENTINEL, STIGLER, HASKELL COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, DEC. 28, 1922.
Neglected To Report That Klan Per-
secution Will 15e Up To His
Successor And Will Proba.
bly Persist As Did
Bill White Case
a Catholic,' I dare say he would say
to me, 'They never told me anything
like that when I stood in line with
my gun, waiting to go over the top.' "
Speaking of the appeal made by or-
ganizers of the klan along lines of
what they call 100 per cent Amer-
icanism, he said:
'lln many places the appeal to
creed has brought into the organiza-
tion some excellent men who believe
that they are addressing themselves
to a real problem when they draw
lines of religious prejudice."
White Sulphur Springs, Va.—Gov
wnor Henry J. Allen of Kansas trip-
ped from one variety stage to anoth-
er. After h4s gallery play with the
Tollies o£ New York, he came down
here after the other state executives
had "shot their wad." Allen re-
garded Parker and Olcott and Mor-
rison as 'Baptists" who had "pre-
pared the way for one who is greater
to come." His trick was regarded as
press agent stuff by the other gover-
nors and consequently his effort fell
Allen said "Kansas will not drive
the Ku Klux Klan from the state by
force but will expel it by refusing
to permit it to do business within tho
"A writ being sought in the su-
preme court, would make disappear,
the blazing cross and the pasture
parties, where the men mask them-
selves and put on a fantastic cere-
mony in the open field and terrorize
an entire neighborhood.
"In Kansas we are seeking to ex-
pel the Klan from the state," Gover-
nor Allen said, "I note by the press
of the country that some misappre-
om }snt 0} sb sjsjxe uojsueq
mean by expelling the order, and the
thought has been expressed that it
is the intention of the state to drive
out the members of the Klan.
"This is not at all what the action
before the supreme court preposes.
Under the law of Kansas, every or-
ganization doing business within the
state must be chartered. The Ku
Klux Klan has a charter under the
laws of Georgia, and the action now
pending in the supreme court of the
state is for the purpose of securing
a writ forbidding the klan to do
business hereafter in Kansas.
"The essence of our opposition to
this organization is not in the fact
it fights the Catholic Church, or ex-
presses its antipathy to the Jew or
to the negro, but in the fact that it
does this under the protection of a
mask and through the process of ter-
lorism and violence.
"It is incredible that this country
should have passed through its bap-
tism of heroic devotion which called
into action fouj years ago, only
to sag back now into this most la-
mentable species of disorders.
"Much human life has been sacri-
ficed to the cause of Christian civil-
ization as America interprets it. I
could take you to a place I know of I me_
in l'rance where the crosses rise row [
on row and after a while we would
Rtaiul before a cross which marks
theT~esting place of James Fitzsim-
mons. The record is that he was the
first member of the American Expe-
ditionary Forces to give his life in
the combat of Toul. If I had the
power to reincarnate him, I could
say 'James Fitzsimmons, you think
you are a one hundred per cent
American,' and I imagine he would
look at me with some surprise and
?ay 'I never thought much about that
I was born in America and when they
told me this war was for the defense
•f our ideals and our civilization I
didn't wait for the selective draft, I
hurried on to offer my life for the
defense of the principles which Amer-
ica had adopted as her own.'
"If I should say 'you are not a one
iondred per cent American. There
is an emperor of an invisible govern-
ment at Atlanta, Georgia, who de-
clares you can not be a one hundred
per cent American, because you are
Statement of the Ownership, Man-
agement, Circulation, Etc., Rp>-
quired by the Act of Congress of
August 24. 1912
Of State Sentinel published weekly
at Stigler, October, 1922.
STATE OF OKLAHOMA
COUNTY OF HASKELL, ss.
Before me, a Notary Public in and
for the State and county aforesaid,
personally appeared Virgil L. Hender-
son, who, having been duly sworn ac-
cording to law, deposes and says that
he is the Editor of the State Senti-
nel and that the following is, to the
best of his knowledge and belief, a
true statement of the ownership,
management, etc,, of the aforesaid
publication for the date shown in the
above caption, required by the Act of
August 24, 1912, embodied in sec-
tion 443, Postal Laws and Regula-
tions, printed on the reverse of this
1. That the names and addresses
of the publisher, editor, managing
editor, and business manager are:
Publisher, Virgil L. Henderson,
Editor, Virgil L. Henderson, Stig-
Managing Editor, Virgil L. Hen-
derson, Stigler, Okla.
Business Manager, Virgil L. Hen-
derson, Stigler, Okla.
3. That the known bondholders,
mortgagees, and other security hold-
ers owning or holding 1 per cent or
more of total amount of bonds, mort-
gages, or other securities are:
American National Bank, Stigler,
VIRGIL L. HENDERSON.
Sworn to and subscribed before me
this 12th day of December, 1922.
W. N. HOPKINS',
My commission expires April 22, 1926
commodities as that same unit would
have purchased in the year 1913."
August and September, 1922, were
respectively, 17 and 18 months subse-
quent to the inauguration of Pres-
ident Harding and the beginning of
the Sixty-seventh Congress, which
the Republicans have controlled in
both branches by a considerable ma-
jority. Both the Republican Presi-
dent and the Republican Congress
came into power with a distinct
pledge that they would restore the
ftrmer's prosperity and return the
whole country to a condition of "nor-
malcy." Now, almost two years after
the Harding administration and the
Republican Congress commenced to
c, greed in corru„tio„ in Wall .met j
INCLUDING BOTH POLITIC AI.
PARTIES AND THE KU
Two Famous Mayors Of Two Big
Cities Frame lTi> A Boost For
Chicago, 111.—Mayor John F. Hy-
lan of New York tonight brought his
attack on the existing political and
economic order of the Middle West
in a speech before the Cook County
Real Estate Board.
He assailed both the Republican
and Democratic parties, the "powers
Imperial Klonvocatlon Adopts Strict
Measures Against Women's
Atlanta, Ga.—The imperial klon-
ocation of the Knights of the Ku
Klux Klan came to a close here early
today. A new constitution with a
clause prohibiting the Klan affiliat-
ing with any women's organization
and carrying a penalty of banishment
from the Invisible empire for any one
who aids or abets such organization
seek to divide the electorate on racial
and religious lines, blamed our entry
into the war on Britich misrepresen-
tations and Wall street greed, scored
the tariff law and paid a warm trib-
ute to William Randolph Hearst.
The speech was tinder the spon-
sorship of Mayor William Hale
Thompson, with whom he conferred
at French Lick, Ind., recently over
the political outlook for 1924.
A small group of "excessively
wealthy individuals" control both the
major political parties, he told the
realtors, and, through the exercise of
"powerful, sinster and too often law-
ful influences, have become the vir-
tual dictators of the destinies of more
than 110,000,000 people."
TARIFF AND OTHER TAXES
ABSORB FARMER'S INCOME
CAUSE OF APPENDICITIS.
When the bowels are constipated,
the lower bowels or large intestines
become packed with refuse matter,
that is made up largely of germs.
These germs enter the vermiform ap-
pendix and set up inflammation,
which is commonly known as ap-
pendicitis. Take Chamberlain *
Tablets when needod and keep your'^g^ -wholesale prices of commodi-
Washington, Dec. 27—Advances in-
the prices of agricultural products
will be greatly exceeded by the in-
creases in the cost of living anions
agricultural producers under the op-
eration of the Fordney-McCumber
tariff act, which puts a higher tax on
all the commodities the farmer con-
sumes without giving him a corre-
sponding return for what he sells.
Secretary of Agriculture Wallace,
in his annual report for 1922, testi-
fies to the disproportion between the
prices the farmer has been compelled
to pay and the prices he receives for
hie grain, live stock, fruits and other
products. This report shows that the
farmers of the country have been in
the greatest distress, with the cost of
living and the burden of taxation
growing while their incomes have
"While the prices of many import-
ant farm products have advanced
considerably over last year, this ad-
vance has been accompanied by the
large or larger advances in the price
of other commodities," says Secre-
tary Wallace. "For example, the in-
ably worse than it was when the Re-
publican promises to the farmer wera
given and the opportunity to make
good was first presented to the Re-
If the disparity between the prices
the farmer receives for what he ha3
to sell and the prices of the commo-
dities he must consume was so ob-
vious and so ruinous before the Ford-
ney-McCumber profiteers' tariff law
became operative, what will it be a
year hence when the act has come
to full fruition in a larger cost of
living? For the profiteers' tariff wa3
first designed to benefit the farmer
and won't improve his situation in
the least. It imposed duties on grain
ana cattle and a few other agricul
tui al products, but of these there are
surpluses for which the producer
must find markets abroad and
prices which are fixed not by an Am
trican tariff law but by the inexor
able law of supply and demand. "The
condition of our agriculture would
seem to justify a thorough study of
the international situation as it bears
upon the outlet for the products of
our farms," says Secretary Wallace
That is true, but the present Re
publican administration seems utter
ly indifferent to "the internationa
situation" whether in respect to its
relation with agriculture or any oth
WITH LADY KLUX
One of the most Important fea-
tures of the new constitution pro-
vides that the imperial wizard hero-
riter shall be elected by the grand
dragon or 3tite chiefs of the order.
Tlie.-e shall V>e ro r.ominees«£or thB
position and each dragon will vote for
cny Klansman be n ay select.. The
voting strength will be regulated by
the number of Klansmen in ea'h
state. The term of officers was fil-
ed at four years.
The fellow who does It NOW has
the time to do something else while
the other fellow is still THINKING
about it. Farm Loans. American
National Bank of Stigler.
towels regular and you have little to
fear from appendicitis.
If you are in the market for a farm
loan I can give you the SERVICE.
Money paid out immediately. See
ties other than farm products twas
176 in August this year (1922) as
against 150. in August, 1921.
"In August and September, 1922,
a given unit of farm products could
be exchanged for only about two-
thirds (64 per cent) as much of other
State of Ohio, City of Toledo,
Frank J. Cheney makes oath that
he is senior partner of the firm of F
J. Cheney & Co., doing business in
the City of Toledo, County and State
aforesaid, and that said firm will pay
the sum of ONE HUNDRED DOL-
LARS for each and every case of
Catarrh that cannot be cured by the
use of HALL'S CATARRH MEDI-
CINES. FRANK J. CHENEY,
Sworn to before me and subscribed
ni my presence this 6th day of De-
cember, A. D. 1886.
A. W. GLEASON,
(seal) Notary Public.
Hall's Catarrh Medicine is taken
intrnally and acts through the blood
on the Mucous Surfaces of the Sys-
tem. Send for testimonials, free.
F. J. CHENEY & CO.
Sold by all druggists, 75c. Hall's
Family Pills for constipaton.
If the Coffee You Are
Using Tastes Bitter _
The Wholesome Pines
lend their healing virtues to be
combined with soothing menthol
and antiseptic .eucalyptus in
m cough medicine which, with its
supplementary action upon the
bowels, helps nature wonderfully
in breaking up a cough speedily.
We sungest the $1.00 size lor
lamIIv -jie. Other sizes, 50c-25c.
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in its territory than any other
brand. You'll understand when
you serve it to your family the
first time. High quality, fine
flavored, yet you'll find it mod-
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