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The Klan in Joplin

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Re: The Klan in Joplin

Posted: 16 Aug 2013 2:04PM GMT
Classification: Query
In the Carl Junction Standard dated Friday, December 22, 1922

KKK Cloth Children

The children of W. J. Mathas of Four Corners, was taken to Joplin recently by members of the Klu Klux Klan and given a complete outfit of clothes, so that they might attend school. The children was in dire need of clothing as they hardly had enough to keep them warm. The father being unable to work to provide them with suitable cloth4s for school.

K.K.K. Visits Smithfield Church

Eight robed members of the Klu Klux Klan visited the Smithfield Christian church, Sunday night and presented the evangelist, Rev. Carl L. Smith with a present of about $35. The spokeman for the klansmen gave a brief talk, endorsing the revival which Rev. Smith is conducting. After a response by the evangelist, they departed as quietly as they came.
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jenmay76 16 Aug 2013 7:10PM GMT 
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