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Personal letter to a Sid Parkins

Addressed to a "Mr Sid Parkins" in Toronto, dated 612515120. Writing that sender received their letter, noting what they said about "her ear and getting after it. Says "looked her ears but never noticed her scratching, so didn't it suspect anything wrong... I think something good should results with interest. One thing sure there is not a better combination of blood existing in the world today. (Will advise you as to results in due course)."

Addressed to "All Genii, Kind and Major Kleagles, Kleagles and Citizens of the Invisible Empire, Knights (and Ladies) of the Ku Klux Klan of Kanada"

Reads: "It becomes my duty to-day to send you a message that tugs at my very heart strings. This message is one of farewell to you, since I am retiring from the position of Imperial Kligrapp of the organization. There is always a feeling of gratitude as well as of responsibility in the heart of the man, who through Providence, is permitted to bring any institution into existence. I shall always have the you and the pride of being the father of the Ku Klux Klan in Canada. It is the child of my heart's love, and of course, this love can never be diminished or the union broken. I go, believing I have made a worthy contribution to our Anglo Saxon cause and to Protestantism. This is some measure lessens my regret at going. My world has been done --my contributions made --the movement is well and powerfully established --the foundation made secure! The organization has produced many great souls and will yet produce an adequate and sincere, and able leadership. Trust these leaders and uphold and co-operate with them. This is my parting charge. I came to Canada for the purpose of setting up this movement. I came to give to it the very best in my life. That I have fulfilled my vow, I believe no one will question. All the while I have known that at the proper time, the movement should be turned over to worthy men and women in Canada, who have espoused the cause and accepted the obligation o carrying on the work. [...] I have the pleasure of realizing that we have many thousands of members who are faithful and true, scattered over the county all the way form Halifax to Vancouver. That these Klansmen and Klanswomen will "CARRY ON" to success, and greet victory, I have not the slightest doubt. My associations with his Lordship, J. MacNab Wilson, Imperial Wizard and with the other members of the Imperial Kloncilium and with the thousands of our citizens has been of such a nature as to bring to my soul, memories to be cherished forever. I part reluctantly with these fellowships. It grieves me to even think that I shall not likely see you again soon [...] I bid you God speed as you go forward in the great task of building this great cause in Canada. I charge you, faithful Klansmen and Klanswomen BE TRUE, BE LOYAL, STICK TOGETHER, PRACTISE THE PRINCIPLES of our great cause, ESCHEW PETTY JEALOUSIES, and DIFFERENCES, for your opportunities are all but infinite and your obligations are very great. As I go form you, conscious of my many shortcomings here in your midst, I earnestly solicit your prayers and a continuation of that blessed fraternity and friendship which I have had from every one of you. Let nothing divide or disturb your course. Our enemy is united through fear and external force. Our Unity must be from choice and deep moral conviction. Practice Clannishness and secrecy and keep your eye on the pole star of our great cause. May God bless the Cause and you". Signed by C. Lewis Fowler, Imperial Kligrapp.

Letter to "Hanean"

Folded letter. Reads: "My Dear Hanean… hoping you are all well as we are… has been very cold and… very dull here at present. The shops are only working three and four days a week. There is a lack of cutting… I started about three weeks ago to work for my old boss again... I do not know how long it will last as he has not got many on hand. He is paying me the same as he was paying me. Four dollars a day. The other men is only receiving three dollars. I don't let on to the other men what I get. There are a number looking for work everyday. We got some maple syrup... and as soon as we can get ale send if we can. You will have to send the can back again, now and next spring as I will have to refill it. The syrup had a gallons so that is from dollars... I have forgotten the price of them. I know it was pour "something", We will say four and a quarter. Then you told me you would of liked to get him more apple trees and a plow... I told you to get them and I will pay for them. Blanche has just received your letter. Also a card from myself. She was saying she would like more gallons... I do not think we can get it... even writing this couple of days where is more coming in. So I do not think we will be able to get it... saving as you are waiting to get the trees in the tall and I will pay for them as I have promised two apples and one pear tree... sending you back his dollars and a held and I will pay fifty cents more to it and make it even three dollars. The syrup and the extra fifty cents will pen for the brushes. I suppose you have got all your liquor in this time... was saying in the first letter that she hoped it would all be gone before... think there is worse things than a bit of liquor. I just got in a letter around hundred dollars worth, expect to get in two more shipments this week. Won't forget and let it run too long for then you will not be able to get it. You will see other people drinking the food stuff... You know there is never anything wanted in this house from spending a little money a liquor and she knows. She has never wanted for anything from the little money you spent on liquor and has never made me poor. You know there is more... Those revolvers... liquor just look at as the men who went in... and held up... all those men with revolvers... I hold up those men in Niagara without revolvers and look how... and from these had working men and just all the men who were held up and right beside you in Toronto this Winter. Is that not worse than a little liquor. Then is the things that a poor man who is not... liquor are he cannot get it, it is too expensive and he cannot... and get it like the man who sends for it now is not because his family wants for anything to eat. So don't forget... before it is too late. If you have not got the money I want... He was here one day... Told him they would do whatever I do. He came up to place where I was working and wanted to know what I was going to do. And I told him I was going to work for liquor. He said how and I told him my father raised six boys and none of them are drunkards. I told him there was lots worse than a bit of liquor, he said he knows it. I told there I always keep a... in the house... Like most I even take in a couple of spoonfuls. I always keep it for sickness here must be going to be a lot of sickness ahead to drink up all the liquor I have now. So then he went away and did not say anything more to me. So didn't wait too long and have to take value when you see older people taking a drink. I came to the conclusion none of us are going to." End of letter, signed "Archer".

Unfilled Affidavit

Affidavit on fee entry of "Animals for Breeding Purposes", from the United States Customs Service. 2 copies.

Article

Article about "Thy born kennels"

Funeral Ceremony for All Departed Klansmen and Klanswomen

Titled "Funeral Ceremony for All Departed Klansmen and Klanswomen". Reads First, all those who participate in the ceremony must be robed; Two, those in the procession must make and hold the sign of "Klan Loyalty", or the sign of the Quadrate, which is also the sign of Klannishness; Three, they must march in single file to the grave, whereby t he Exalted Cyclops will end and carry the mounted flag, followed by the Kludd carrying a Bible opened at Romans 12th Chapter, followed by the Klaliff holding the Fiery Cross, followed by the Klonkard carrying an unsheathed sword, which he carries in "perpendicular salute, point upward, and directly in front of him"; Four, the procession will march slowly around the grave twice, stopping so the Kludd is directly at head of the grave, and the presiding Kludd, or Minister, will direct time of lowering casket or filling grave; Five, stand quietly and hold sign of Klan Loyalty with heads bowed, where the Kludd will read Romans 12, 1-8, and all will say "Non Silba Sed Anthar" at the end; Six, in a "slow solemn voice", will recite "God give us men", then the Cyclops will say in a "slow deep voice", "Faithful Klansmen and Klanswomen, just such a man has gone from us to join the Invisible Host beyond ... God be praised for him"; Seven, sing "Nearer my God to Thee"; Eight, the Kludd will lead in prayer and conclude with Amen; Nine, led by the Kludd, the Quadrate will face the flag and salute and will "make sign of Fiery Cross as they face it", then return back to the grave and raise their left hand to salute to the grave, saying in unison "Farewell, brother Klansmen, rest in peace until the resurrection morning"; Ten, Led by the Kludd, then the E.C., Klaliff, and Klokard, they will step to grave and put a "red flower" down, "symbolic of sacrifice", and all others will do the same and place "white flowers", "symbolic of purity", then all bow and make a sign of Quadrate for a moment of silence; Eleven, setting the flag fat the very edge of grave corner, and the Fiery Cross at the other edge, the Kludd will raise his left hand over the grace and say "And now may the God of all grace, who brought forth from the tomb our Lord Jesus Christ, who is the resurrection and the Life, be, and abide with you all, now and forever more, Amen"; Twelve, after the Amen, the E.C. will lead the procession from the grace in same manner he led them to the grave. Notes at the end that all robing and disrobing "must be done out of sight of all spectators".

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