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EFFORTS TO STEAL
When tht attempts to steal the
election for Hay became SeUaat and
me fact that some of Hajs appoint
ees, while supposedly being paid toi
their services to the state, were
checking election returns in various
places in an effort io count Hay
in and Lister out, Mr. Lis
ter issued the following statement;
"1 am receiving information from
over the state to the effect that Ha\
appointees, notably his members ol
the state tajt commission, are go
ing from county to counij checking
the official count as it is being
::.ade and in Borne instances at
tempting to point out alleged er
rors which invariably are in Gov
ernor Hay s interests and which, to
use plain language, looks to be an
attempt to count me out
"1 want to go on record now as
saying that 1 have been fairly elect
ed governor of the state of Wash
ington by a plurality of between
Tub and l.Obu in one of tbe hardest
lought campaigns in the state's,
history and it would be an injustice
to the people of this state to per
mit of myself being counted out. 1
shall resent this attempt with
every means at my command. At ;
this late day the old method of
stealing an election will not in my
opinion, be tolerated by the voters
' ERNEST LISTER.'
At the same time the Burns de
tective agency was employed by
business men of Seattle and Tacoma
to protect the count of the ballots'
in the counties not then reported
and to lake steps to prevent ai.y
frauds being committed in the
Representatives of the Burns a
gency were dispatched to every
county where the count was still in
progress and remained in the field
and on duty until the official count
The corrupt forces behind Hay
adds the Washington Standard, pub
lished at Olympia. knowing. too,
that if their puppet were counted in
by such means he would face an
immediate recall that would un
uoubtedly be overwhelmingly a
gsiust him because of such tactics
backed down and admitted Lister's
SOCIALISTS MADE BIG GAIN.
Encouraged by the Increase, the Party
Will Fight Harder.
Encouraged by the increased vote j
I>olled in the I$H2 election, the So- :
cialist campaign headquarters in Chi
tam* is planning to start immediately \
upon tbe campaign of I*l*. Funds are
on hand for new literature to be mail
ed over the country
J. M. Barnes, campaign manager,
said plans were under way to estab
lish a newspaper somewhere in the
State of California, backed by Social
ist capital, to aid in the western cam
paign Barnes said that his estimate
of 9M.MK) votes for I>ebs would iiko-
IV he increased when the final counts
were made. Five Socialist assembly
men, be said, were sure of election in
Nevada. Ben F. Wilson, candidate
for legislator, and the entire county
ticket in Crawford county. Kansas,
he smid. were elected.
"We are encouraged greatly by the
•bowing in Ohio." said Barnes. "There
we polled ninety-two thousand vot
against thirty-three thousand in
In New York and Pennsylvania we
are credited with largely increased
votes, and in Wisconsin, where it was
said a Sociahsn administration in Mil
waukee had injured the cause, we
gained a total of seven thousand over
the vote cast four years ago In Teni
ae our vote in ISM was seven thou
sand, this year we polled UMm."
Barnes declined to make any com
ment on the F-uccesses in the Illinois
and California legislatures, sayine h
would wait until he had tbe ofricia)
figures for those states.
"The state government is overbur
dened with boards ana commissions."
Ernest Lister, governor-elect of
Washington, a stockily-built man.
with a healt by-looking square-chmneu
clean-shaven face and light brown
hair tinged with gray—uttered these
words recently with unmistakable
certainty of purpose
It mam bir first interview since his
election as governor became a surety.
He weighed his words
He said tbe motto of his administra
tion would be economy and efficiency
Political appointments would be made
absolutely without regard for their po
litical effect, he declared, efficiency
being tbe firs; and sole consideration.
Wherever possible to disj-ose wrh
state boards or commiss-ions. he will
ask the legislature to abolish them.
•1 have been elected governor, he
declared, "without the promise o. a
single position to any person for sup
port in mv campaign. No other man
was ever chosen governor of the state
more free from promises and allianc
es than 1 am In making appoint
ments the first consideration will be
efficiency. Political effect absoluteb
will not be considered Tbe best poli
tics that any public official can follow
is to give a good administration
have teen so busy as a candidate thrt
1 have had no time to consider sp
ointments or apjointees. but 1 can
say this, that no aspirant will get pas*
who does not measure up to the re
quired standard of efficiency. And
that word efficiency includes hon
In his brief but stirring campaign.
Lister, who is 42 years old. ayerageu
only four hours' sleep a night. The
fact that he is an iron man. physica.il>
and enjoys terfect beaJth. carried him
throught the fight tmmtXM wMt
the loss of a pound of weight. His
business associates and other fnends
»tate it as a fact that he has never
tasted liquor. ..
-It was a hard campaign, he said
•But 1 felt that 1 was right from the
faj ! , mu ™ lht campiicn. and thai
II would win."
: In his three weeks' campaign. Lister
f" c n ° I<?Sf man IM speeches and
Italia On a number ol days he trav
eled 100 to IM miles in automobiles,
making three to six speeches a Sa*
On one day he used four automobiles
in traveling 117 miles to address meet
ings ba Columbia, Garfield and Whit
man DMKIm On this occasion he
, ate his mid-day meal while racln.
aiong a country road in a motor car.
*1 have always fell that any fight
worth fighting was worth f igb-.ir j
bard," said Lister, chatting oi tr •
Phase of tbe contest, and 1 entered
the campaign in that spirit, It resu!'
ed in my friends all over the slate do
ing the same kind of enthusiastic
Potatoes Plentiful; Price Low
The potato crop of IfU is R0.000.00C
bushels greater than that of a real
ago. Bui it was nearly a crop latere
in IIU, therefore the present increase
is not so remarkable after all, as cli
matic conditions the past season, iD
spite of a good many drawbacks, were
much better and the acreage under
potatoes materially greater. Accord
ing to the final rejiort of Orange .Tudd
Farmer, the IM) crop is MSMMOO
bushels (compared with SfcO.OOO.OOO
in tbe short crop of 1911). The gov -
ernment report places this season's
crop even much larger at a plump i©9
But there are reasons to -believe the
last named is an over-esiimate. The
fact of the matter is ;>otatoes have no;
done very well the past few weeks, a?
brought out in late October with har
vest well under way. Naturally, with
so many potatoes in sight from the
large acreage, even though the cro;
is less- than some recent big esti
mates, the primary markets have ruleJ
hesitating and low. In the central
west and northwest potatoes from th?
field have been down to M to Xc per
bushel and in New York SS to Me, At
one time potatoes sold in Pennsyl
vania as low as- 2T> to SSc. Followm?
a j>eriod of depression in Aorrstooi;
county. Maine, when potatoes sold at
Me to $I.(mi per bushel of 11 pks.. the
market moves up in October to tl.-">
and better, owing to fear on the part
of dealers of impending frosts Many
growers have snored potatoes for later
A Thanksgiving Day Recipe.
Remember those by grief oppressel
Forget no human heart distressed.
No brow on which the thorn has
While on life's way.
Remember those who are in need.
Theirs is a sorry joy. indeed!
Recall their woes, and with ill
Drive want away
Remember those who law* no
Whose loved ones stray,
ilive food, give raimet't! Go and
\ Be cheerinr hour, so they may end.
With thanks, their day.
Hans Bucce of Bellingham, who
has notified Secretary of State
Howell that at the November el-,- 1
tion he received about 35 votes in
Whatcom county for supreme jud.e
for the shori term, November to
next January did not say which
short term, apparently overlooking
lhe fact there are two, both Judges
Ellis and Main being appointees
Tne judges were appointed to hold
until the November elections, and
until their successors are elected
and qualified, but Bugge, nor no
one else, can get the short term
position, as a law passed by the
legislature of 1 Kll says: "A per
son elected judge of tbe supreme
court to fill a vacancy for an un
expired term shall not qualify for
office until the second Monday in
January succeeding his election,'
and that date marks the end ol
the short term.
FOR GROWING LETTUCE
I'sing electricity, a Walla Walla ho;
house vegetable company has "slipped
one over" on lettuce, and as a result
four crops can be grown where only
three were produced Tbe theory is
that the lettSce doesn't know when
night comes and keeps on growing.
Results are obtained by the use of
eight l'.(>('(»-candle power flaming arc
lights as soon as the sun goes down.
Not so bad. after all: Tbe Progres
sives in Whatcom county won two
county commissioners, the prosecu'-
ing attorney, both representatives,
and they certainly elected both judger
Ed Brown for the State Senate claim?
to be a Progressive; Wallace, beitch
and Miss Keeler were elected by a
full Progressive vote, while the Demo
crats elected Hughes and Miss Rog
ers Dan Landon and John Aitken
may demand a recount, which will no
doubt elect l»oth of tbem —Ferndale
THE BANNER CREAMERY CO
LYNKEN. WASH .
Pays top prices for Milk, Cream
and Eggs. Prompt returns for
milk and cream, and spot cash for
fggs. We also sell Elgin Cream
Separators on very easy terms
t'onie in and examine them Satis
The BANNER CREAMERY CO
Notice to Bond Holders.
Public Notice is hereby given
that the Treasurer of Whatcom
County, Washington, will within
thirty days from the date of
this notice redeem and pay "Fund
ing Bonds" of Whaloom County
numbered one to twenty, inclusive
tearing date of January Ist,
Dated at Bellingham. Washington
this 2(ith day of Nevember, I*ll
THE LYNDEN TRIBTTNE. THURSDAY. NOVEMBER St, 1911
Fifty-one students from the state of
Oregon are attending the university
oi v. asr: .z.
Within the past 30 days approxi
■■lSlJ HMMIN feet of Washington
lumber has been purchased ty three
large ear building companies.
The supreme court has affirmed the
King county superior court in its ap
pointment of a receiver for the Seat
, tie, Renton & Southern railway.
Walla Walla will send a blind re
presentative to the legislature this
winter in C. W. Masterson, who was
elected from the Thirteenth district.
I Roy, the 16-year-oid son of C F.
Fowler, of Castle Rock, met instant
; death by electrocution while in the
performance of his duties as operator
;at tbe telephone exchange.
While Mrs. Arthur Spencer, at Op
, portunity, was giving ber lf-months
■ old daughter an alcohol rub. the alco
| hoi was ignited from a nearby lamp
and the child was burned to death.
All of the commercial clubs in Lewis
county held a joint meeting in the
club room of the Chehalis Citizens
'■ club Monday for tbe purpose of or
ganizing a Lewis county good roads
The Finnish Fanners association
of Winlock has filed articles of incor
poration with the Lewis county audi
| tor. The purpose of tbe new organi
zation is mainly to conduct a general
store at Winlock.
Elmer C. Huff of Wenatchee won
: the special Mitchell. Lewis & Stayer
company prize ofi*red to tbe winner
of the greatest number of first prizes
offered in the plate exhibits at the
apple show at Spokane.
A lift.((( logging company was or
ganized at Adna, six miles west of
: Chehalis. The logging railroad of
1 the company is. already under course
of construction and logging operations
; will be started by February L
The Pittock & Leadbetter Lumber
i company of Vancouver is preparing
to star, its mill in that city at an early
day, and wil! give employment to 200
men, besides furnishing work for an
equal number of men in the logging
j, T. Trivet!, a Seattle street car
conductor, who shot and killed Oliver
Sanford and hit son, as they were
alighting from Lis car at the end of
the Ballard Beach lxne the night of
August 11, waE found guilty of murder
in the second degree.
With hurry-up orders from eastern
buyers and a growing oriental trade,
the salmon market is manifesting a
firmness which, in the opinion of local
dealers, will bring higher prices by
tbe first of the year Tbe Alaska pack
is estimated at S.OOG.M'O cases.
Recommendation for the establish
ment of a denominations; college with
in the bounds of the Columbia river
conference of the Methodist Episcopal
church is to be made by the education
a! board of the conference to all dis
trict meetings during the coming year
at a result of the board's first session
held at Spokane.
Sheriff Payette and posse have re
turned to Montesano from four days'
hunt for John Tornow. alleged slayer
of his nephews, John and Will Bauer
and Deputy Sheriffs Elmer and Mc-
Kenzie. bringing with them clothing
and provisions found in the camp of
the wanted outlaw, but no trace of
Tornow was discovered.
A petition containing nearly 24.000
names calling for the recall of Mayor
George F. Cotterill has been filed in
the comptroller's office at Seattle. In
competency, unfitness and a lack of
executive ability and moral courage
are among the things alleged in the
petition. Eight thousand names on
tbe petition were declared fraudulent.
Edwin F. Meyer, formerly chief
clerk of the store keeper of the Puget
Sound Navy Yard, was acquitted at
Seattle on the charge of conspiracy to
defraud the government in the pur
chase of supplies. The trial occupied
three weeks. The amount of the gov
ernment s loss by the aiieged frauds
in purchase of supplies is said to have
In its forthcoming report to Gover
nor Hay, the public service commis
sion will urge the necessity for legis
lation which will allow- the elimination
of dangerous grade crossings in the
state of Washington existing before
the 1901 grade-crossing law, which al
lows the commission to prescribe
what crossings shall be established
thereafter, was passed.
Five naval prisoners confined in the
disciplinary barracks at the Puget
Sound Navy Yard escaped Saturday
and marines spent the whole day fruit
lessly searching the navy yard towns
and the coast for the fugitives, and it
is apparent they have found a hiding
place in the woods of the interior
Tbe men were petty offenders whose
terms ranged from eight months to a
The 61st anniversary of the found
ing of Seattle by a party of 24 persons
who sailed to Puget Sound from Port
land in the schooner Exact was cele
brated Friday by the unveiling of the
statue of tbe Indian chief Seattle, who
befriended the first settlers and wa*
rewardec by tbe perpetuation of his
name. Of tbe first settlers,, only eight
survive, the oldest being Louisa Boren
jH-r.rv aged E5 veura
Butter wrappers at Tiie Tribune.
THIS WAY FOR YOUR SHOE WANTS
When you get over that "feeling" from the
Thanksgiving festivities, come in
and see for yourself.
You will find the woolen blankets in
our stock are true co-operators; they will do their part toward
keeping you comfortable, if you do your part in giving them
Our stock of winter underwear looks
inviting, even now. and the cold weather hasn't commenced!
But they must be worn to be appreciated!
In short—come in and have your wants filled. Your
trade will help us grow, and our growth means our patrons
are doing more and more for their own business.
Lynden Co-Operative Co.
. IN THE SUPERIOR OOERT OF
THE STATE OF WASHING
TON, IN ANP FOX THE
COVNTT OF WHATCOM.
Mary Holloway, Plaintiff vs Will
iam Holloway, Defendant..
No. 10 7," a.
The St.ale of Washington 10 tht
said William Holloway, Defendant -
You are hereby sumniobed and
lequired -io appear within sixt>
days after the first .publication of
this summons, to-wit. within sixty
rtavs ttfter tbe 2Sth day of Novem
lier. 1912, and defend the above
t-ntitled action'in the abo\e entitled
court, and answer the complaint of
the plaintiff, and serve a copy of
your answer, or other pleading, up
on the undersigned snorney for
plaintiff at his offices below stat
ed; and in case of your failure so
to do judgment will be rendered ft*
gainst you according to the de
mands of the complaint which has
been filed wilh the clerk of sai.l
The object of this action is to
dissolve the bonds of matrimony
heretofore existing between plaint
iff and defendant, on the grounds
of desertion and abandonment oi
plaintiff by defendant for more
Ihaa one year last past, and tfee
failure, relusul and neglect of de
fendant to suitably provide for his
' family, or to provide at all, and
lor general relief
W. A. MARTIN.
Attorney for Plaintiff.
Office and post-office address 405-
--<!"« Sunset Building. Bellingham
feint Publication Nov. 2fc, 1911.
Last Publication Jan. 2. 1H1".
ALL KINDS, ALL SIZES
Ladies' and Gentlemen's
Just West of Electric Theatre
invites the peoyile of
Lynden and the Val
ley to call and inspect
her exceptionally fine
Prices as Low as those
of the Big Stores.
Howard C. Thcnnp»arj Fiwr;k W. Bixbr
BIXBY & THOMPSON
ATTORNEYS AT LAW
Court House. BeHingham. Wash.
We carry a complete line of Shoes, from
the tiny baby's to the heavy loggers' and
in a range of prices that should meet the
needs of all. :::::::::
A Good Investment
is one that brings in big returns. Invest
your money when in need of a Separator.
THE WORLD'S STANDARD
The cheaper and inferior machines cannot keep pace
with the De Laval. Many years of experience have
taught us (as the saying is.) You pay for what you
get. Over 1375,000 of these Separators in daily use.
There is a reason for this.
You take no chances
when you buy a BLOOM MANURE
SPREADER. Two of these went out in
one day last week. They are SIMPLE. DURABLE.
EFFICIENT and ECONOMICAL. All we want you
to do, take one out and try it. If not entirely satis
factory bring it back.
This is the time of the year that you will need one of
them. We have what we believe the best made-
Capacity 50 bushels per hour at only $16.00
As we are closing out
our present lines of Buggies and Carriages to make
room for our spring carload. We are cutting deep in
the old prices. It will more than pay you to inspect
our prices and be convinced.
Several of these have been installed by ut. WE
HAVE THE LEADER. The one that give entire
satisfaction; it don't jump the track. It saves lots of
hard and disagreeable work.
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