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QUALITY and VALUE
STYLE AND GENTILITY--
ARE ABLY REFLECTED IN OUR
CLOTHES FOR MEN AND YOUNG
our clothes—a necessary one. It is never lowered
for the sake of lowering price. The quality stand
ard is kept as high as possible-the price standard
as low as possible. The clothes you get here not
only garb you with distinction, but have durability
to back up your investment;
Good Clothet Merchant*
This Store ia the home of Hart Schaffner & Marx clothes
MORSE HARDWARE CO, Inc.
1025-1039 Elk St. BeUingham, Wash.
JOBBERS and DISTRIBUTORS
American Steel & Wire Co. PRODUCTS
Including Farm Fence, Steel Wire Rope, Wire Nails,
Galvanized and Black Market Wire, Barbed
Wire, Poultry Netting, Wire Staples,
Spikes. Everything in the HARDW AR E. line.
THREE GOOD REASONS
Why THIS Bank Should Be YOUR Bank:
First: A good, influential banking connection is absolutely essen
tial to the proper conduct of any business or enterprise, publicor private.
Second: We taavo ample resources to guarantee the safety of all
deposits at all times. Our methods are progressive but thoroughly
conservative; we take no unnecessary risk.
Third: Our experience and business judgment enables us to fur
nish our patrons intelligent advice In regard to investments ami other
business matters. Patrons of this bank are invited to consult with any
of its officers.
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
Capital and Surplus, $300,000.00
BeUingham - - Washington
WE MAKE THE LUMBER
from the timber and rough boards to the best finished
floors, ceilings, and door and window boards
IF YOU ARE GOING TO BUILD
either house, barn or anything, we want to figure on
your bill. Back of our reputation is our big saw mill
plant and acres of timber. See us or telephone to us
ROO & VANLEEUWEN LUMBER CO., LYNDEN
Banner Creamery is now open and ready
for business. Bring your cream to the
Banner Creamery and see it weighed and
tested and get your money. We pay
cash for cream and eggs.
getting your discount on
what you spend? Investi
gate our system, and see how
much you are saving when
you save stamps. We are
here to teach your child
ren the lesson of Econ
Save the Soap Wrappers,
Tobacco Tags, Hamilton
Coupons. Free Exchange at
Premium Exhibit Jamieson's
CUT OUT THIS COUPON
10 2&C STAMPS FREE
with a 50c purchase or over.
NOT GOOD AFTER JAN. 15. 1913
Any store Hiving Green Trading Stamps
-Quality is the basis element in
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NEWS FROM OUR
Trust Investigations, Reports
and Tariff Hearings Await
Washington.—When congress recon
vened on Thursday active preparation
for the enactment ot legialation during
the next administration waa com
Seven distinct Investigation by the
house are scheduled to begin. They
are the money trust, tariff revlelon.
New Haven-Grand Trunk railroad,
general trust legislation, foreign And
domestic shipping trust, currency bill
and an inquisition into the affaire of
the superintendent of insurance in the
District of Columbia. The Inveatlga
tions will coßt over $100,000 and teati
mony will be taken both ln Waahing
ton and New York.
Committee* Will Report
In addition congress will receive re
The senate committee on Interstate
commerce, which has taken a vast
amount of testimony on the antl-truat
The subcommittee of the senate
committee on privileges and elections,
which has conducted the Inquiry Into
campaign receipts and expenditures.
The subcommittee of the senate for
eign relations committee, which has
investigated charges that Americana
and American interests are responsi
ble for the unrest ln Mexico and the
attempted revolutions In Cuba.
The tariff hearings are expected to
last during the entire session. While
they are under way, Mr. Underwood
and his associates on the ways and
means committee will be engaged ln
formulating their several tariff meas
Will Expedite Tariff Legislation
While the ways and means commit
tee is holding hearings the democrat*
of the finance committee of the senate
will be studying rates so aa to be
ready for action when the house meas
ures reach their chamber. In fact,
everything points to the utmost expe
dition ln tariff legislation by the demo
Both Mr. Clark and Mr. Underwood
have urged President-elect Wilson to
call the extra session immediately af
ter March four. They want him to
confine the business of that session to
the tariff only. If they have their way
congress will assemble on March 25
or thereabouts. The first tariff bill
will be reported without delay and
others will follow promptly.
Government May Acquire Express
In discussing the Inauguration of
the parcel post system which waa put
in operation at midnight, Dec. 31st,
Postmaster-General Hitchcock aaid he
regarded it as a stepping stone to tbe
acquisition by the government of the
entire express carrying business of the
"From what study I have given to
the subject of parcel post ratea In the
limited time permitted." aaid Mr.
Hitchcock, "I am satisfied that they
are higher than we shall be able to
make them after the service baa been
established, and baa paaaed through
the experimental period.
"My view Is that ultimately the gov
ernment should take over the entire
business of the express companies. I
think also that it should be done
promptly. The express companies
should receive a fair price for their
business and equipment, and their en
tire plant should be transferred to the
government control. In a measure,
it is fortunate that the government la
to begin its work aa an express carrier
with a limited service, for ln that way
we shall be able to establish tbe foun
dation of the tremendoua task that
the government would be called on to
perform if It succeeded to the entire
business of the express companlea."
National Capital Brevities
Major-General Leonard Wood, chief
of staff of the army, will lead the In
augural parade ln connection with tie
Induction Into office of.President-elect
An effort to extend the senate cam
paign fund Investigation to cover the
presidential fight of 1912 will be made
by Senator Clapp, chairman of tbe In
For the first time ln history wire
less Christmas greetings were flashed
from the Mare island navy yard at
San Francisco to Washington.
The final fight agalnat the so-called
"book trust" opened ln the aupreme
court, where a printed argument was
filed asking for an injunction against
the carrying into effect of agreements
between publishers and book sellers,
alleged to control the supply and sale
Among the democratic senators who
have talked recently with President
elect Wilson, there la considerable
talk to the effect that no weatern can
didate for appointment aa secretary
of the Interior will receive serious con
sideration for that office unless be has
the undivided support of the demo
cracy of his state.
TRIBUNE FOR JOB PRINTING.
THE LYNDEN TRIBUNE. THURSDAY. JANUARY 9. 1913-
Mrs. Annie Holt. 34 yeare old, waa
burned to death at Seattle when ahe
used gasoline to atart a fire ln a fur-
U *Two battalions of Infantry from Fort
George Wright, near Spokane, left for
Hawaii Monday, and that fort la prac
George Bernard Noble, aged 20, ol
Oregon City, Oregon, waa the auccess
ful competitor for the Rhodea scholar
ship for the state ot Washington thla
bank clearings for 1912 will
ahow an increaae of more than $6,-
--000,000 over the figurea of 1911. The
clearings to date for thla year are
Princesa Estelle Gabriel Bonaparte,
a blood relative of the great Napoleon,
applied to the federal court at Seattle
for the necessary papers permitting
her to become a cltlaen of the United
Paying 76 centa net for bluestem
and 70 cents net for club, Walla Wal
la wheat buyers purchased more than
300,000 bushels laat week. The prlcea
were the hlgheat aince July 16, when
75 centa waa paid for blueatem.
Three masts, each 160 feet long and
alz feet ln circumference at the butt,
have been ordered from tho Chria En
dersen company at Aberdeen, owners
of a large shipyard, by a Hamburg
firm for Kaiser Wllhelm's new yacht.
The four-masted British bark Tor
rtsdale went ashore near the Westport
Jetty at Oraya Harbor ln a terrific
atorm which swept the Pacific coast.
Her captain and crew of 30 men were
saved by the llfesaving crew ot the
To lnaure the big $2,000,000 Daven
port hotel ln Spokane against the
possible loaa of Louis M. Davenport's
services aa manager, an Insurance pol
icy of $100,000 has been taken out on
Mr. Davenport's life. Mr. Davenport
haa a policy of $160,000 on his own
Harry H. Carroll, who was convict
ed of participation in the attempted
robbery of John C. Robey. a wealthy
baker. In Seattle, February. 1911. by a
badger game In a downtown hotel, haa
been granted a conditional pardon by
Governor Hay. Carroll la aaid to be
Reports from all of the grain sec
tions tributary to Wenatchee point to
prospects for a big wheat crop next
year. Two conditions have combined
to bring about this flattering prospect
—an unusually large acreage of fall
aown grain and unusually favorable
fall and early winter weather.
Battered about in a government
launch by a fierce wind and hlgb
wavea until several members were
seasick and moat of tbem badly fright
ened, the choir of Trinity Episcopal
church of Tacoma, numbering about
15, waa marooned on McNeils Island
and compelled to spend a night ln
the federal penitentiary'
To enforce prohibition at McCleary,
the home of the Chehalls Fir Door
company, Mr. McCleary applied for
and was granted a aaloon license and
gave the liquora away. Thla forced
the other aaloon to close. Mr. Mc-
Cleary haa now closed his saloon and
Informed the county commissioners
that if any one opens a aaloon he will
reopen his and give the liquor away.
The program for the annual meeting
of the Washington state horticultural
association, to be held In North Yaki
ma next month, haa been completed,
and la now being prepared for distri
bution. The program Is one of the
moat exhaustive ever attempted by
the state organization of fruitgrowers
and la notable In that it provides for
talks by men of practical experience
aa well aa by theorists.
Preparatory to double-tracking
much of Its line between Spokane and
the coast and shortening the distance
between Spokane and Tacoma and Se
attle, tbe Northern Pacific railway haa
let a contract to Guthrie & McDougall
of Spokane and St. Paul for 25 miles
of double tracking between Easton
and Lester on the Seattle division and
on tbe very summit of tbe Cascades.
The work, according to railroad offi
cials, will coat approximately 11.000,-
The establishment of a home for
working women, with a factory ot
some kind In connection, tbe object
being to provide a home and employ
ment for women out of work, la one
of the recommendations made by
Chief of Police Bannlck of Seattle In
hla annual report submitted to Mayor
Cotterill. The report alao recom
mends establishing a workhouse where
convicted women may be put to work
and the Institution made self-support
Promises of support from a number
of members of the state legislature
have added encouragement to the bus
iness men and others ln varloua parte
of tbe atate who are working for a
atate appropriation of $500,000 for tbe
building of Washington* part of tbe
Panama-Pacific Expoaltlon. The new
support haa led the committee ln
charge of the campaign to believe that
the entire appropriation can be sc
oured at the 1913 session of the legis
lature Instead of only half being ap
propriated then and the other half In
TRIBUNE FOR JOB PRINTING.
STANLEY E. BOWDLE
Btanley E. Bowdle, who defeated
Nicholas Longworth, Rooaevelfa son
in-law, for re-election to congreaa.
Live Stock on the Farm.
Did you ever hear of scrub hogs mak
ing money out of high priced feed?
Did you ever hear of scrub cows par
ing n profit on high priced land ?
Did you ever hear of a farmer buy
ing more land, building more barns
or painting tbe old ones without llv«
stock ou his farm?
Did you ever henr of any farmer,
any place, getting anywhere without
good stock, and—
Did you ever notice that the man
who does "arrive." who "gets there."
wbo has "money to burn" and who
rides in an automobile is always tbe
man who raises good live stock?— Ka
Silage for Sheep.
Corn silage Is every bit as valuable
In the sheep menu as It is In the dairy
ration. It should not be the principal
Ingredient In the sheep bill of fare, but
should be supplemented by feeds thai
are rich In protein, such ns clover or
alfalfa hay or wheat bran or ollmeal.
HERD RECORD SHEETS —prlutei
on good Manila board. Place to
record the milk of 20 cows, twic
a day, for one month. Printed o
both sides. For sale at the Til
bune office, 5 cents each or 25 fo
|t This is the standard barn re
cord aheet used in all first clas
Change in Train Schedule
In Effect Tuesday. October 1, 1912.
LEAVE LYNDEN ARRIVE BELLINGHAM
8:40 A. M. 9:50 A. M. Daily except Sunday
11:00 Noon 12:50 Noon " " "
5:41 P. M. 0:50 P. M.
9:05 A. M. 10:45 A. M. Sunday Only
5:35 P. M. 7:15 P. M. " "
BELLINGHAM ARRIVE LYNDEN
7:30 A. M. 8:36 A. M. Daily except Sunday
1:30 P.M. 2:36 P.M. "
4:30 P.M. 5:37 P.M. " " "
8:00 A. M. 9:01 A. M. Sunday only
4:30 P. M. 5:31 P. M. " "
LEAVE LYNDEN FOR SUMAS:—B:4O A. M., 11KX)
A. M. and 2:40 P. M. daily except Sunday; 9:05 A.
M. and 5:35 P. M., Sunday outy.
BELLINGHAM BAY & BRITISH COLUMBIA R. R.
Our Guarantee Is
that each and every article purchased from
us will satisfy you perfectly; that it will give
the service you have the right to expect; that
it represents full value for the price you pay.
If for any reason you are dissatisfied with any
article purchased from us we expect you to
return it and we will exchange it for what
you want or refund your money.
The greatest advance in the dental line in year*. Come in
and I will prove to you that 1 can fall yonr teeth without causing
pain. If you have a upper plate that falls down I will guarantee
to make one that will stay in place or I don't want a cent
Cut Prices All work guaranteed 10 years Gas Given
DR. C. H. McLEOD
Office over Lynden State Bank. Phone R 501
FEATHERS AND EGGSHELLB.
Tlie Chinese are try lug to get a inur
ket for their desiccated idrledi eggs U
this country. It requires seventy yolk;
to make a pound of the dried produc
and the whites of 200 eggs to make t
pounds of egg albumen. Whole drlec
eggs sell at 31 cents a pound, drier
yolks at 24 centa and egg albumen ut
44 centa. How's that for cheap?
If customers find prices Tor poultrj
and eggs higher a glance at inarke'
quotations will generally ahow feed;
higher also. To make a reasonablt
prutit the poultryman must adjust hh
prices according to the cost
When an exploding Incubator latn[
set fire to her clothing Mrs. William
Jones, near Ulysses, Pa., jumped lntt
bed and smothered tbe flames wltt
blankets and saved her life. Fire ex
tingulshers and beds should be kept
handy for such emergencies.
Tbe Idea that so many going lntc
poultry will cause a glut ln the mar
ket will never come true ln a countrj
whose population grows so fast not
where the beef trust baa tbe people by
the throat Chicken and eggs bav<
largely taken the place of beef in manj
homes, and there Is no healthier foot
especially when home raised.
It Is claimed 70,000 chicks were kill
-led In the shell by concussion from tb«
twelve Inch guns of the Delaware
while practicing off the eastern short
near Norfolk. Vn. Tbe same reportei
declared that the noise so scared tht
old hens and roosters that they shec
all their feathers and ran to tbe tal
timber for protection. Nuf ced.
A York (Pa.) citizen waa tried in
court because his bulldog •'dellbcratelj
and with ninllce aforethought did
wound and slay seven cats." Tbe
court ruled that It waa natural for a
dog to chase and kill cats, and tbe
owner wns not to blame. The cat pro
tectors had to pay tbe costs.
The report of the Spring Creek Spar
row club of Illinois for 1011 shows
that Its members killed 859 sparrows
1.159 rats. 83 moles. 131 crows. 30 owls
32 hawks, 26 weasels. 123 minks and
03 groundhogs. They knew enough
not to monkey with the skunks.
Tbe American Poultry assoclatloc
has decided to exchange the corrected
standard for tbe edition sent out al
flrst on condition that the old book and
00 ceuts are sent to 8. T. Campbell
secretary A. P. A.. Mansfield. O.
The Ohio pardon board certainly has
the rest of tbe states guessing aa tc
what It will do next It recently par
doned a chicken thief who was serving
a fifteen year term on the ground that
be waa a kleptomaniac and made him
promise to be good and marry bit
brother's widow, who has seven chll
Tbe champion chicken thief of Penn
sylvania has apent most of bis life be
hind tbe bars for henllfting and claims
to have stolen 3.500. If you can beat
that, let'a hear from yon.
TRIBUNE FOR JOB PRINTING.