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THE LYNDEN TRIBUNE
MEAD SHOUTER3 MEET
Boosters Uproariously Cheer
Remarks of Dirtin<ruished
Sather Becomes Humorous and Then
■Talks on the Corroborative Evi
The Taf t-Mead Club held a pub
lic meeting at Jamsieson's Hall
Saturday evening—The Social
ists a meeting on the street and
it seems the latter had all the
crowd. However there may
have been a hundred people at
the big pow wow in the Hall.
Three big guns were brought up
from Bellingham in automobiles
and fired shot and shell for a
bouttwo hours into the ranks of
the good natured Mcßride peo
pie, who had turne 1 out for char
ity's sake in order that the Mead
bunch might have a target to
shoot at, a half a dozen powder
monkies of the 'machine" stood
by and cheered wildly every time
a gun went off.
Judge "DeMattos lamented the
fact that he couldn't buy a '60
cent picture of Senator Ankeny
for his private office as he had
done of all his other noble friends.
Mr. J. J. Donovan admitted
that he does not believe in pro
hibition. Udoubtedly a "reason
able' ' local option law such as
his colleages in Bellingham con
templated when they introduced
the plamc at the Bellingham and
Spokane Conventions and simlar
to the local option bill that Gov.
Mcßride vetoed, would suit the
gentleman exactly. The bill Mc
Bride vetoed was* so reasonable
that the saloon man had the peo
pie and the government right by
the throat where he could choke
them every time they "hollered".
Attorney C. A. Sather told a
few funny stories and then
launched into a long discourse
on the "corroborative evidence"
law which is as old as the hills.
A similar law has been in force
in many of the eastern states
for years and tried to make
out that it was such a great feat
for the "machine" to accomplish
for the people. The real truth
is, as everyone knows, tbntthe
men, who orginated the la t in
this State, deserve no ere ii for
their good work, for they uid it
with an evil purpose in view.
The Lynden department s-t >re has
Made arrangements to have an im
mense telescope in Lynden next Satur
day evening, for the entertainment nt
those who wish to view the heavenly
bodies. This wonderful telescope mag
nifies 2,400 times, and no one should
miss this rare opportunity. See the
large ad. of the Lvnden Department
store for further particulars.
There is one exceedingly happy man
In Lynden this week and that is D. L
Beekes. He became the father of a
son, last Friday and politics is not both
ering him in the least, these days, ex
cept as visions pass over his mind ol
the great future before his heir -how
some day he will become president of
the United States and be a great ora
tor like William Jennings Bryan.
KNAPP BROS, are sell ng the best
grade of Linoleum, 12-ft wide, at 70c
per tquare yard, and the ti-ft at 00c and
they have a good stock to select from.
COME and see our new line of flower
pots and jardinieres at R. M. Laandal
DR. TORNEY:— Ocullßt and Aurist
of Bellingham will leave for the east
Aug. 15, for post-graduate study, re
turning Oct. 15, 2-1-S to 2-1-9.
Special 30-Day Offer
In order to immediately increase
the circulation of the Tribune, we
make the following liberal offer.
The Tribune will be sent to any ad
dress for Three Years, or to any
Three Addresses One Year for $2.00
At the regular meeting of the Lyn
den council, Monday, July SO, Couneil
men Brekenridge, Shinn. Boeiliave and
Gaskill present, the following proceed
ings were had:
On motion Councilman Breckenridge
was elected ma\or pro tetn.
The following bills were allowed :
F. W. Bixby, $40: C. C. King, salary.
$17.50: C. C. King, supplies, $5.90.
On motion the M. W. A. were don
ated all licenses that may be col
lected on August. 1, 1908. for stand priv-
on condition that all extra police
service be paid by Shinn.
F. M. Smith was awarded a contract
for 2.000 bricks for the well near
Ou motion council adjourned.
D W. BENDER. Clerk.
At the Grantre, Tuesday evening it
was resolved to have a Harvest Home
Picnic on the Hawiey grounds in Lvn
den, on Saturday, August 10. All the
granges and grangers of tbe county
and their IrietiUs are invited to meet
and take part in tbe exercises and
pleasures of the occasion. Ail farmers
are invited whether they are members
or not. Committees on arrangements,
program and amnsements are appoint
ed. The dinner is to be a basket picnic
and every family attending is expected
to bring a* much as their guests will
eat. A full literary program will be
prepared and will probably be ready
for publication by the next issue of The
Tribune. One of the features will
likely be ten-minute speeches by gran
gers and others on topics pertinent to
the grange and its work and aims
The amusement committee will see
that a full line of diversions are pro
vided for tne younger people.
Mr. A. L. Melander. the entomolo
gist of the experiment station at Pull
man was here Tuesday and Wednesday
seeking information about a new apple
boring insect. This insect makes its
appearance about picking time as a
little green worm about one half of
an inch long w hicb feeds on the flesh of
the apple. This insect has been sent
to the exper'ment station each year
for the last four or five years, but, in
each case it has come from Whatcom
county. When the worms were kept
in jars they developed in the spring
into a little brownish wasp which is
known as the saw-fly. The new pest is
remarkable in its feeding habits, for
all the other saw-flies whose habits are
known feed on leaves, and none are
known to attack fruit. Mr. Melander
is anxious to find out how prevalent
the insect is and would like any of our
readers who have had any experience
with the insect to write to him at Pull
A Grand Success.
The Lynden Dramatic company,s
Play "Above the Clouds," was a grand
success The citizens of Lynden, who
listened to the repetition of the delight
ful pastorial drama "Above the Clouds"
by the Lynden Dramatic company last
Thursday evening at Jamieson's hail
went home with a world of cares ro'led
off their shoulders.
It was all ''so romantic', from start
to finish that a person with a nine days
toothache and addicted to chronic dys
pepsia would have had to laugh and
weep with the crowdor leavethe room.
We hope to have the pleasure of
hearing another play in the near fu
ture by the same company of players.
Temperance Delegate Elected.
At a meeting of the united churches
of Lynden. held at the Methodist
church last Tuesday night Mr. Kobert
Heuton was chosen as a delegate to at
tend ttie conference of tempereice
forces of the state, to meet, at Seattle.
August 5. It was decided to organise
a perm inent temperance society in
I Lynden, and ttie organization w ill he
! perfected next Tuesday ii'ght at a pub
| lie meeting to be held at the Jamieson
I hall. Everybody inte rested in temper
ance work is invited to attend this
id letlog an 1 help this state-wide move
ment. The object of the Spokane and
Seattle meet ings is explained in another
column of this issue and I boa d be read
by everybody interested in a "Rratnna
j I>l j Local Option Law."
i In another column will be found the
political announcement of F. M John
son, who seeks the nomination of sher
iff on the Republican ticket. Mr.
Johnson, is sanguine of his success,
Tu'-sday, September 8, and we have no
hesitancy in saying, that if nominated
and elected he w ill make an excellent
sheriff. We bespeak for him . the care
ful consideration of tbe voters of the
LYNDEN, WHATCOM CO N ; IINGTON, THURSDAY, JULY gO. 1908.
AMONG THE ISUWS
Randall and Cross Favor pi.'
Tribune With a Letkf
IM Camp on One as Island*
. July 17. l'Jt-8
. Lynden Tribune,
Agreeable to promise before we ! -
' that we would keep tbe readers t I %
' Tribune posted as to our wbereaM
we will endeavor "to make .
We stored our stuff aboard th< 1 -
Monday morning, July 13, at i • ■
Goheen place and, everything -
ready, we left at 10 a. m. for out tt
down the Nooksack to the Bay I
water was at a good stage lo take
along at a rapid rate. About the •!• it
we reached the bridge at tiie Gtfl
Meridian road. Cross met with a lit.: ■
accident. He lost bis hat overboaj
and I considered it very fortunate
was the hat instead of the man; bow
ever we soon jiicked up f.h*j hat a i ig
! only a little moistened. We ianu.
'about one mile above Ferndale ai
I made coffee and ate our dinner. Alt.
we had our lunch we pulled out aga
and soon reached the boom at Fei nda.
where we had to laud and Bnd i ma
to open the boom. This dme we pas
ed thru and tied up near the K. 1,
bridge, while made a detour of th
town. We went up to Berkman i
Axling's office aud visited with the*
gentlemen for a short tine, then w
called at Ihe Farfheis' Home Teh
phone office and called up Lyyden an>
talked to Mrs. R. We went from thtft'i
over to Ed. S wanton's home were wi
visited a little while, and then made a
few more friendly calls and went bauli
to the boat and resumed our joiinie.
down tbe river. We readied thi
mouth of the river about sp. m. Whet
we reached the Bay, we w ere Burprinoe
to find ourselves near Marietta tor lie
greater part of the river runs thru tli
j new- channel. We cooked supper, son
, then we put up our small bent km
| turned iv lor the night. Ihe wipdjbln,
j tierce ull night by a
rain, but, we were ail right.
Tuesday, July 14 —We had to stay : t
the mouth until 2p. m. today or urn i
the flood tide would let US get a»a, .
We reached Hale's pass in good tini- ,
the tide being in our favor, and ihi a
landed and built our camp on the It -
dian reservation for the night.
Wednesday. July 15.—We stored out
stuff aboard our boat, pulled ant a
and stood away lor the north end (I
Lummi Island which we rescued in
good time. The wind being fair for as
then, we rounded the point of Lummi
aud stood away for Orcas island, aud.
as the wind was good all the way. we
we had a fine trip and arrived at it
old camping place all right.
The first linng we did, after step] ag
ashore, was to take a drink of the b si
spring water there was on the Is ... i:
then proceed to unload our dullle, en d
j tbe large tent and make ourselves r la
, fortabie. We then too* a trip up the
j Hay about three and a bail' miles to a
j rancher's, where there is a postofi
lin order to mail a letter home. 1 have
not seen any salmon jumping in the
j bay so 1 think ihe run is not very
! good at present, however we will so v
try them on with a spoon book. \t c
saw some fresh meat going up i
' mountain side this morning, but it
| kept ou going: Evertiiing seems pi :-
tj quiet at the pteseut lime so fai IS
fishing is concerned, although iuii i
, t ions point to a run of salmon In
inenr future. There were plenty of
boats moving around ou the Bay ye*
lerday. We saw a San Franei-soo
steamer, yesterday, ou her way W
Vancouver, B. C. We can see n |
90miles of Bay north and south, I ta
our camp, and, liuee we| have a I if
telescope, we can get a good vie* "t
the boats passing to and fro.
Cross is a pretty bai d-luoker tod is
the result uf investigating the bust ns
end of a yellow jacket. As fat as
Kendall is concerned lie barely esca ed
some of tbe same medicine.
Well, today is Sunday and » i y
thing is quiet, except fir a fee b If
Monday. July CO.—O. K. today, weatht
ler fine' Last evening a party of si '
gentlemen la a fine lime launch Is t
ed on our beach and got a supply °l
lour spring water. They were from
the Samish fiats and were out I a
cruise among the islands. The; B<
ed our camping place very much at es
pecially tbe tine drinking water. A ■'>
a little racy talk they departe t
Lummi island where t bey Intended t<
[Camp for the night, ami then ret ft
home this morning.
I We have as tine and cool a camp Q|
j place, as I know of. aud the latch
'String is always hanging out to out
menus, our visitors are welcome to
" all the Qgb the; can catch and eat
sod all the clams they care to dig.
Now. Mr. editor, perhaps you are be -
ginning to think it time to "ring off."
11 the dose is too large, take it in small
Hoping that everything is O. X in
bvnden and vicinity and that The
Lynden Tribune will succeed by de
moting its best efforts to the interests
of Lynden and Its surroundings which
«c undoubtedly believe it will do. we
"ill say gnod-bye for this time.
Randall & Cross.
Lynden Cement Plant a Big
Tiling for Lynden
The process of cementing rock ma-'
terials together was understood to
some extent thousands ofyears ago. and
Inearliest history we read of stone mas
□nry being dove but to make artificial
stone 1 letter, stronger and more ser
viceable than tbe genuine article is an 1
achievement of tbe 19th cantury and it
promises to revolutionize the world of
architecture, if it has not done so al
Mi flees built of it present the stib
-•antial. massive and imposing app ar
itnee that stone structures always do
ami it is not nearly so expensive.
Last winter Mr. F. M. Smith Install
ed bis little Cement plant near tbe fer
ry to the Stiekney Home but in tbe few
tnonths it has been running he has
been obliged to increase its capacity
several times and h« is getting orders
j from all over the country for his pro-
He uses the new process of facing
which hits materially added to his sue
<- as iiis cement never crumbles but
becomes more durable with age. He
has at the present time in his plant, a
franc!SCO face-down block . machine
which, as has been said, is a great itn
urovement upon the old side-facing
machines; a combination brick and
Uloctt machine: a cell and cap machine;
y&tS "tutus r 1 fiovtcos for molding the cc
] tueut into almost any shape or .size one
may desire. He has an unlimited num
her of designs for bricks, such as bead
el. corrugated, shield, paneled, quirk
cornered, scorned, lintel, etc. Among
1 the larger designs are door sills, eutab
lature blocks, urns, columns and steps.
Iv fact if be hasn't what you want on
hand, be says all you have to do is to
leave your order and they will tutu it
out for you.
One of the first buildings in tbe city
to be built out of the product of this
plant is tbe fancy Lynden creamery
near the B. B. depot. A great deal of
it is being used in the city for founda
tions, and for porch and fence fixtures
We believe this is a great thing for
Lynden and that the people of Lynden
ought to visit the plant and see fur
themselves some of the great things
that are being done there.
A Boost for Bixby
Frank Bixby, of Lyndon, is in the
city today, visiting friends and form
ing new acquaintances. Mr. Bixby is
Is an attorney I f acknowledged a
blltty; is the country candidate for
prosecuting attorney of this county, "n
the republican ticket and Is deserving
the thoughtful consideration of intelli
gent voters. Under tbe primary law,
the largest city of a county, being the
. center of population, can. by concert of
action, shut out all country representa
tion for county office. It therefore be
hooves tbe country taxpayer, if be
would have a -look in" at the eaurt
house to unite, for self protection, upon
the most available and competent man
among their number for county office
In another column appears the modest
political announcement of Mr. Frank
Hixby. The writer has kuown the
gentleman for many years and it is
only fair to say of bim that he is a
broad-minded, energetic, brainy young
I man, and whatever of success he has
achieved has been accomplished by his
own individual eifort. We can uuhesit at
mgly assure the people of this section
thai should Mr. Bixby be chosen, they
will be represented at court by a fear
less] impartial and vigorous pro* cuter
Blame Daily Bee. July 81.
Wbe are pleased to note very cordial
reception with which the candidacy of
Frank Bixby for county attorney, has
lieen met by the county press - Ed.
KNAPP BROS, have 2 or 3 fide
boards left that they are closing out at
K,di*im God Mound Records for ten
days only, at 2o cents each. This is
'he last week of the sale. R M Lan-
I daal Drug Co.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL
George Cole is taking :i vacation this
Mrs. D. S. Jamieson of Everson was
visiti ig in Lynden Tuesday.
Miss Susie Ireland teturned from
her outing at Ores* island last week
Mrs. Mary Jones 'spent Sunday at
home of Mr. and .Mrs. George Bruce.
Mrs R. R. Helder was in Helling
ham Mi nday.
The Belief Corps of the G. A. P..
will picnic at Birch Bay this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Hot-ton spent Saturday
iii Bellingham visiting friend*.
Mrs. Henry Lapidas and diughter
spent Sunday as guest*of Mrs. N. Duff
Miss Esther Axlund has lieen quite
sick the pa»t few days, but is better 16
Mr. and Mrs. R. 11. Stuart arrived
in Lynden Monday night for a visit
with relatives here.
FOR SALE Hay in field but not
delivered. I!. li. Nymayer, Farmers'
Mrs. S. A. Sutley and daughter Myrih
and Mrs Harriet Cruikshank drove to
Mr. nod Mrs. B. 11. Lorlng are very
happy over the arrival of a little heir
in their home last Sunday.
The W 0 T U. will meet Aug 1'
at the M E. C hurch, at 2:M P M. cv
ery-hody invitee to attend
FOR SALE -One Runabout Buggy
nearly new. used but a few times. In
quire of H. S. Steinhauer. 4
Mr. A. 3. Collins of tbe L. C. Smith
Typewriter Company came over in ,an
automobil Wednesday demons! rat ing
on his typewriter,
Mr. and Mrs Arthur Brnns returned
to their home on Shaw Island last
Thursday after a short vis-it among
friends in Lynden.
"Dad" Wilmore, the ancient stage
driver of Lyndon, says he picked 620
pounds of ox-beart cherries froia a
small cherry tree in his yard.
Mr. William Terry and his wife and
C. E. Steams and his wife, will drive
to Birch Bay Monday for a week's out
The Kensington club will meet a*
the home of Mrs. J. R. Vail tomorrow
evening. Mrs. Vail and Mrs. William
Daniels will entertain.
The large automobile sta'e is back
on the Lynden Beliingham run. The
top has not been replaced yet, but will
be in a few days.
I have four ten-acre tract* of land
'.hat I am offering at a bargain. Just
the size for a chicken or fruit ranch.
H. E. STUART.
Miss'M ry M 1 m will take MitS Daisy
Stuart's place in the Home Telephone
office wl.ile she is enjoying her vacE
tion for the next two weeks.
H. J. Coventry, Eye 'Specialist of
Bellingham, appreciates tbe work giv
en him in Lynden, and wishes to st.a'e
that he will beat Mrs. Baxter's till Sat
urday, w here be will examine eyes free.
Mrs. R. T. Smith and daughter Hoe
started for lowa last Tuesday. They
went by way of the Canadian Pacific
and wili visit friends and relatives
W. J. Forbes and family, and Mrs.J
S. wrigbt went to Birch Bay Monday
H J Coventry, Eye Specialist, wll be
in Lynden again in three months. , He
is at Mrs Baxter's this week
IF your Minor isn't right for a rug and
you want one com" an 1 see us. We
have tha rug and a plain green Terrj
Goods, just the thing for a hordor
Mr. and Mrs. P. A. Clark and Mr-
Wilder .lotos went to Birch Bay las'
Saturday and will pot return until next
Monday. They will be j lined this
week by A. C Palmer and wife, and
Millard Palmer and daughter.
The following letters remain uncalled
for at the Lynden p sitoifice; person*
calling for tbe satn 1 will please say ad
vertised: Paul Cook. J, McPhersou,
Tom Makau. < has Alex, Miss Ada
Hoover, Paul Koch, Mis Chas. Lind
say, A. Shot« ell.
Rout. O.Nibl, P. M.
We note tl at the Deming Prospector
j last week was feeling elated over the
victory of the Deming ball team over
! Stars of Bellingham, and thinks with
; the American that the Blake arid Dem
| ing teams are the champion teams of
' the county. 'I hey certainly have not
cor siritred the Lynden team which has
male a record secon i to none in the
j county outside of Bellingham. Our
Registration Place Changed
As D. W. Bender, city clerk, has
accepted the position of book-keep*
er for Roo & Van Leeuwen Lum
| ber Co. and thus cannot be In the
I city for the present, the registra
tion books will be kept open by
Mr. W» I. Baker In Baker and Tay
lor's real estate office.
boys can play ball, lut don't pretend
to be üblr to play marbles on an un
even Hturnp patch like the Deming
To the Voters of Whatnm County.
The public and private record mtde
by Henry Mcßride in this state fpr hon
esty, integrity and cspability. has con
vinced us that he is far the best candi
date for the nomination of Governor on
he republican ticket We solicit for
him your support at the Direct Prima
ry Faction, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 1908.
Every citizen desires a fearless, fair
md economic administration, not ham
mered by partiaan and incompetent ap
pointments made to fill anti-el. ction
pledges. With Mcßride as Governor
'very citizen is assured that State af
fairs will be in competent hands and
■hat extravagance and in competency
will not be permitted.
WHATCOM CO McBRIDE CLUB.
To The Voters of Whatcom County.
1 hereby announce my candidacy
for the nomination of County Attorne
on the Republican ticket to be voted
for at the Direct Primary Election,
September Bth, 1908..
FRANK W. BIXBY,
ITo the Voters of Whatcom County:
| I hereby announce. my candidacy
' for the nomination of Prosecuting
Attorney on the Republican ticket at
the coming Direct Primary elec
tion, Tuesday, Sep. 8, IMS.
Very respect fully,
To The Voters of Whatcom County.
1 hereby announce my candidacy
lor the nomination of County Assess
or on the Republican ticket to be vo
ted for at the Direct Primary Elect
ion, September 8, 1908. '
O. H. WHIPPLE.
To the Voters of Whatcom County:
I hereby announce my candidacy for
State Senator of the 41st Senatorial
Djsttrict.subject to the will of the vot
ers to be expressed at the primary
election September Bth, ISOB.
WALTER B. WHITCMOB.
|To the Voters of Whatcom County:
I hereby announce my candidacy for
the nomination of County Commla
sioner for the Third District on the
Republican ticket at the Primary Ele
ction, Sept. 7, 19US.
ELMER B. SMITH.
To the Voters of Whatcom County
T hereby announce my candidacy for
the nomination of county treasurer on
the Republican ticket t> be voted for
at the direct primary election, Sep
tember Bth. 1908.
To the Voters of Whatcom County:
1 hereby announce myself aa a can
didate of the Republican party for
county superintendent of schools, sub
ject to the will of the voters a the
liiimarieß, September 8, 1908.
Reaped fully submitted,
OUT E. DUNNING.
To the Voters of Whatcom County:
1 hereby announce myself as a can
didate for re-election for the office
ofiour.t el. rk, Whato m County, ub
ject to the decision of tbe voters at
the Republican primaries, September 8,
R. J. GLEN.
To the Voters of Whatcom County:
I 1 ere by announce my candidacy for
the nomination of sheriff on the Re
publican ticket to be voted for at the
coming direct primary election Tues
day, Sept. 8, 1908.
I F. M Johnson.