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LOCAL and PERSONAL
Additional Local Newt on Page 1 and 6
Miss Anna Wright was a week-en
guest of relatives here.
Mr. Will Steinhauer. of Arlington,
is spending a few days in Lynden.
Mrs. F. L. Wood and sons ar
rived in Lynden Thursday .
A baby son came to thehome of
Mr. and Mrs. C. Visser Sunday.
Mrs. Everett Horton and Mrs. Jed 1
Parish were Bellingham visitors Sun
Mr. R. Zylstra, of Oak Harbor, is
visiting relatives and friends in Lyn- 1
d«*B this week. | 1
M r. and Mrs. E. B. Jones left j
Saturday for a three months' visit at
their old home in Tarville, Illinois. J
The many friends of Mr. M. P'oUL
will be pleased to learn that he is'
recovering from his recent Illness.
Do you realize that in less than
three months Christmas will he here?
Do your shopping early.
Mr. and Mrs. T. Williams at- |
tended the fair and visited friends i
ln Burlington last week.
Mr. Sidney Wright, of Deming,
visited his brothers. Messrs. P. A. i
and L. C. Wright, Saturday.
Mrs. J. W. Holmes, who has been :
ill in St. Luke's hospital for the :
past few weeks, returned home Sat- '
day afternoon .
The Methodist choir, under the .
direction of Mr. Harlan Hall, will ]
give a sacred praise service at the 1
Methodist church the second Sunday 1
ln October. '
In another part of The Tribune this
week appears the official notice of the ,
county auditor, calling an election to
vote upon the question of whether or •
not the sale of liquor shall he licensed.
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Palmer and Mrs.
J. H. Swope left Saturday for a few
weeks visit with relatives at River- 1
side and Conconnully, Washington,
making the trip by auto, except:
over the mountains. i
The Electric Theatre is offering!,'
an especially good vaudeville attrac
tion this week. Fair visitors will
enjoy the program at the Electric, j
which consists of various good num-' ,
bers combined with the best moving i
pictures you have ever seen.
Mr. Frank Draper, of New York,
addressed the members of the In- '
ternational Bible Students' Associ
ation and their friends in a public ;
meeting at Jamieson's hall Monday
evening. A fair sized audience listen
ed with close attention to the lect- ,
v ure. which was interesting and in
structive, and ably delivered. i
The first number of the Lyceum \ J
Course to be given in Lynden this
season is booked for the evening of
October 29, at Pixley's Hall. The Es
telle Franklin Gray Concert Company
consists of Estelle Franklin Gray, vio- 1
llnist; Florence Crawford, pianiste,
and Hilda Deighton. contralto, all ar
tists who have won recognition In the 1 ,
great musical centers of the country.
Tbe statistics of immigration add| <
their tale to the volume of American '
prosperity. Last July and August:
it was 5 8 per cent greater than mi:
the same months a year ago. The
financial value of the immigrant toj:
the country, aside from his potent-j
ial value as labor and potential cap-;
ital, is indicated by the fact that
last year's immigrants brought $28
apiece, or $33,132,550 in all .
The Women's Home Missionary i
Society of the Methodist Church
met at the home of Mrs. M. L. Jack
man. Friday afternoon and had as.
guests members of the missionary
societies of the other churches. A
side from the pleasure of social in
tercourse, it was foundw helpful toj
meet and exchange ideas with others
engaged in similar work. An inter
esting program was rendered, and
delicious refreshments were served,
by Mrs. Jackman.
highly improved farm
on the Lynden Flats.
Practically all clear
ed. First-class farm
buildings. No better
water or building lo
cation to be found
north of Lynden.
Land in a high state
of cultivation. On
mail and milk route
and situated about 3
miles from Lynden.
$2500 cash; balance
on long time at 7%.
■ INQUIRE OF '
Beckes \ Stuart
The most important! duty right now
it to register.
Mrs. George Gustin and Mrs. C.
E. Cline were elected delegates to
the W. C. T. V. convention in sess- '
ion at Burlington this week.
C. K. Smith and family left yes
terday for the Okanogan country
■to remain there this winter on ac
count of Mrs. Smith's health, the
physicians having advised a change
Walter Hemingway was confined
to his home for several dajs on ;
account of illiness but is again on
deck at his accustomed place in the i
! grocery department of the Lynden i
| Department Store. 1
After experimenting to the tune ,
.of about $-00, the town council has (
j finally decided not to build a new I
over Fish trap creek but to ,
'"repair the old one. The repairs '
'are now going on. jf
The high wind which prevailed oa
Monday afternoon tore out the west 1
front of the new building which I
Mr. Miller is erecting on Front I
Street. The front had not been I
sufficiently braced to withstand the I
fierce wind which for a time visit- I
ed this section. jl
About thirty young people went
|to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jud- I
son Weeks at Falrview Friday even- 1
I ins and gave them a surprise par- ■
: ty. Mr. and Mrs. Weeks will return i
to India next week, where they
: have already served as missionaries i
! so.era", years. '
The Kensington Club met Friday t
afternoon at the home of Mrs. Theo
dore Serrurier. Mrs. Brastett, of,
j New Lisbon, Wis., -Mrs. Mark W.j,
1 Hammond, Mrs. Daniels, Mrs. Sass,L
and Mrs. Feeney were guests. The |
I next meeting of the club will be at (
the home of Mrs. P. A. Wright
Friday afternoon, October 11. L
Mr. A H. TeSelle. who is leaving' f
i Lynden for his former home in Ne- '
1 braska. has decided to sell his en- 1
tire household goods at public auc- 1
tion. The sale will take place on 1
the corner of Third and Front 1
Streets, commencing at one o'clock
|on Saturday. October 12. George
Bostwick will officiate as auctioneer.
Mr. Sills, of Nooksack. informs' i
the Reporter of that town that he :
believes the Evergreen blackberry
will yield under proper condition [i
1000 crates per acre. That looks
a little big but some fellow with the
right ground and a good head on
his shoulders will turn the trick be
fore we know it.
The fire department answered a
call on Saturday afternoon which |
brought it in double quick time toj
the wood sheds in the rear of Mr.
Brouwer's church, on Grover
The dropping of a lighted clear or j
matches applied by the small boy
was the cause of an incipient blaze '
which occasioned but little dam
Wm. Schripsema. who will leave
Lynden next week, will hold a pub
lic sale at his home on Front street, I
three blocks west of the Holland.'
! church, at the old McSorley place,
oa Thursday. October 10. He will ,
otter lor sale a lot of thoroughbred I
BBil some imported Leghorn chick
ens, all of his household goods, and ,
jn prtat many garden and farm im- .
I plements. i
The registration books will be j
closed on the evening of October IS L
jln order to secure a better condition
|in county and state affairs, it is nec- j
essary that every citizen register so |
'that he or she may vote at the No- '
| vemer election. If you have not at
, tended to this important duty, do
Iso without delay. Remember, un
less you are registered you cannot
vote, and unless you vote you have
jno right to complain about incom
petent or dishonest officials.
Tiie members of the Woman's
Home Missionary Society of the
Methodist Church Rave Mrs. Bruns
[ a surprise party at her home Tues
ay afternoon, the occasion being
her 72nd birthday anniversary. A-;
D ong those present were Mesdames
1 'hompson. Strandell, Sham. King.
Pangborn, Heaton, Eber Bruns,
George Bruns. Harris, Storry, Som
mars. Prick. Kelsey. and Misses E
dith and Kate Harris and Ethel
A grand hall in honor of fair visit
ors will be given by the l.ynden Vol
unteer Fire Department at Pixley's
Hall on Third street each night of
the fair, beginning with tonight. Th
balls will prove a source of pleasure
to all who enjoy dancing, as the mem
bers of the department are taking
special pains to allow nothing to oc
cur that will in any manner mar the
pleasure of those who will bo its
guests on either of the nights. The
est music obtainable, Tremain Lyn
den Orchestra. comi>osed of five pieces
will furnish the music, and the strict
est order will be maintained.
For the Benefit of the Fire
Remember the gallant fire fight
ers, the protectors of life and prop
erty who are at all times during
the day or night ready and willing
to attend to duty, and assist them
in making the 3 Grand Fair Balls
which they have taken over from
ihe fair association in order not to!
disappoint visitors to the county
(air this week, a financial success..
The three dances will be held at
I'ixley's Hall, on Thursday, Fridayj
nnd Saturday nights of this week.
THE LYNDEN" TRIBUNE. THURSDAY. OCTOBER 3. 1912.
Tremain's City Orchestra of five
pieces has been engaged and each
member of the fire department will
act as a committee-man on these
nights to see to it that only the
very best of order is maintained and
that all visitors and guests will
have a good time. The admission
price is $1.00 per couple for each
night. The committee having the
arrangements in hand consists of
Messrs. Salzgaber, Fhilo, Clark and
JAMESON'S NEW STORE.
The Farmers Mercantile Co. is
[ now occupying its new store build
ling erected during the summer. The
building is 35 x 125 in dimension,
of brick and concrete construction,
with handsome pressed brick front.
Two large show windows on either
side of the doorway enable this en
terprising firm to display its goods
in an artistic manner.
The front 80 feet of the new
store room are occupied by the dry
goods and clothing departments now
■in charge of Mr. Mark Hammond,
! recently from Wapato, and one of
the most experienced salesmen in
the state. The rear 55 feet of the
new structure is for the present be- j
ing used as a store room for sur
plus stock, but will later be con
verted to uses of the store proper. \
The corner store room formerly oc-j
cupied by the dry goods department,
has been given over to the crocker-,
y. hardware and paint stocks, a com
plete line of stoves and ranges be
ing a feature of this section. The
grocery department remains in its
A wide balcony extends over the
rear of the new store building and
this space is devoted to the stock of
ladies' suits, skirts and cloaks, of
which the firm is carrying a large
and choice line.
An attractive feature of the new
store is a ladies rest room, provided
I with lavatory and other convenient;
es for the comfort of the lady pa-,
trons of the store.
The Farmers Mercantile Co. be-i
, gan business in Lynden seven years
1 ago, and the steady Increase in cus
tom made the old quarters entirely:
inadequate, and necessitated the'
erection of the new building.
Mr. Jamieson. genial proprietor of,
jthe big store, attributes his success;
in business to three things: Courte
ous treatment of all customers; hon
est and square methods in busineßs;
and judicious newspaper advertising,
eliminating from the latter all "lake'
offer*. He has implicit confidence;
in tire future of Lynden and the
Nooksack valley, and bespeaks for
them the most prosperous times yet
| seen in this section. Believing that,
the town and country will grow even,
more rapidly than it has heretofore.'
he has placed his store in shape to
'care for the increased trade that is,
ARE YOU REGISTERED?
Unitarian Services Sunday-
I Unitarian services will be resum
ed in Lynden next Sunday evening
at K. of 1' .hall, and will continue;
to be held regularly on t v e first md I
. third Sunday evenings of eachuionthi
to April 1, Rev. Fred Alban Well,l
of Bellingham, conducting the ■vf-j
The subject next Sunday evaning
will be 'Scientific Christianity. Re
! ligious Faith and The Challenge."
, The public is cordially invited .
A Mothers' meeting was held at j
the school house Tuesday afternoon
at four o'clock. The adoption of.
rules and by-laws governing the or-j
ganization was postponed until the ;
next meeting, which will be held on
the afternoon of Tuesday, October
IS, when all patrons and others
interested in the work of the schools
are invited to be present.
It has been suggested that the
name of the organization be chang
ed to Parents' Association, as fath
ers as well as mothers are expect- •
ied to aid in the movement to bring
about a closer co-operation and bet- |
iter understanding between parents
I and teachers.
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Hon. Charles G. Heifner of Seat
! :le. one of the ablest platform ora
■ tors in the state, and candidate for
' congress on the democratic ticket,
will address the citizens of Lynden,
at Jamieson's hall tomorrow, Fri
day, night, on democratic principles
las represented by Wilson and Mar
, shall. -Mr. Heifner is a good speak
er and thoroughly conversant with
the topics with which he deals, and
will unquestionably discuss the is
sues of the day in an entertaining
Mr. W. I. Baker, of Lynden, dem-
I ocratic candidate for state senator,
will also deliver an address at this
Progressive Party Meetings.
Hon. Robert T. Hodge, Pro
gressive Party candidate lor gov
ernor will speak at Beck's Theatre,
in Bellingham on next Tuesday e
vening, October 8. Everybody that
can at all make it possible should
go to hear this able, manly man
iliscuss the vital issues of the day.
'i he Progressive party will have a
rai;> at Lynden next week. The ex
act day and night have not yet
bean decided upon. Senator Ole
Hanson, of Seattle, and other able
.-p. akers are to addresß the voters.
AC effort is being made to have
•he jailroad company put on a spe
cial train out of Bellingham after
t..e big Progressive rally on next
- ;Vesday night. Many Lyndenites
have signified their intention of
going over to hear honest Bob
llodge, gubernatorial candidate on
the Progressive ticket, and the oth- (
"How Will This Cloth Look
When It's Made Up?
V/OU can't judge beforehand how cloth in the piece will look
* when made up. Many a man picking a suit from a sample
of cloth has been disappointed in the final result.
Then, of course, it's too
late to change His selec
tion. That's one big ad
vantage in buying Cloth
clotHes. You can try on
suit after suit until you
find the one that fits your
fancy and your form.
You need not make
your purchase until you
are thoroughly satisfied.
There'll be no disappoint
ment in the Quality of the
cloth and the making,
either, for Clothcraft
Clothes are guaranteed
all wool. They're also
guaranteed to hold shape
and give satisfactory
wear and service.
Hart Schaffner & Marx Clothes
$18.00 and Up
Remember our prices are specially reduced on
all necessities at all times. We sell just as cheap
one day as another. Our prices are always the
lowest, quality considered.
Now is a grand time to select a Heating Stove. Look over
our line and prices before buying. If you contemplate buying
a range, you make no mistake in buying a Lorain; a range with
a positive guarantee. A long list of satisfied users is our best
Siindm SDepartment $tere,
The Home of Hart Schaffner & Marx and Clothcraft
rhoCioi hcrm r sw
Lynden Department Store
4130, The Clothcraft Blue Serge Special,
Guaranteed All-Wool, Fast Color, to hold
Shape and give Satisfactory Wear and
It's the only safe way to
buy clothes. Your'e pro
tected against disappoint
ment from the time you
try on the suit until the
last day you wear it.
You need not pay a big
price either to get your
choice of weave and color
in a Clot her aft suit that
will fit as if made for you,
and give service to the last
day. Think of it, $12.50 to
$20, for a guaranteed all
wool Clothcraft suit. No
more than you would pay
for ordinary take-a
chance clothes. Less
than you would pay for
a made-to-measure suit
that may be a disappoint
ment before you wear it.