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LOCAL and PERSONAL
Additional Local New.'on Pa,. 6.
Miss Arnold, of Chehalis, is here
for a visit of a month with her
sister. Mrs. U. H. McKinnon
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Keller of the
Miller Hotel were Sumas visitors
Mr. C E. Fitzgerald of Ferndale
paid The Tribune office a pleasant
call on Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Axling and
family have moved into the house
recently vacated by George Cole.
The W. C. T. r. will meet on
Thursday, January 23. with Mrs
George Worthen, at her home.
D. Audreason. formerly of Lyn
den but now of New Westminster
B. C. was here on a business trip
Rev. George Richard Dayrell. an
evangelist minister from Valparaiso
South America, arrived in the city
The Bellinghnm interurban has
established a freight and milk ser
vice between that burg and the
Skagit county towns.
Harry Elder and Gerritt Veleke
have bought out the grocery busi
ness of D. L. Steffe and will take
charge on February 1.
The baby daughter of Mr. and Mrs
J. F. Seth who has been ill for the
past two months is gradually re
gaining her strength.
Mrs. S. C. Nichols left Saturday
morning for South Bend to Join
her family and make that town
their future home.
George Gustin went to Seattle
Tuesday evening as delegate to a
church conference being held at
A certain young lady wants to
know how to cure her lover of the
habit of kissing her bo often when
he calls. Marry the brute; that
will cure him for all time.
Miss Genevieve Morris, of Mt.
Vernon came up to attend the Lyn
den-Burlington debate, and remain
ed for a week's visit with the
Misses Madge and Edna McKinnon.
The funeral of the late Mrs. Mary |
Slade. one of the county's pioneers
tsj held last Friday afternoon from I
the Unitarian chapel in Bellinghain j
Rev. F. Albau Well preaching the |
sermon. A large gathering of;
friends were present to do honor i
to the highly respected lady, who]
was universally loved by all who
The Kensington Club will hold!
no meeting this week on account
of the snow storm. At the last
meeting of the club the following
officers were elected for the com
ing six months: President, Mrs.
Kosenzweig; Vice president, Mrs
I,oring; Secretary. Mrs. Hall; Treas
urer, Mrs. Knapp.
The red shingle manufacturers
association of Washington will
hold its annual banquet at the Arc
tic club in Seattle next Saturday e
vening. W. H. Waples, C. E. Hol
mes, Fred Peters, James Jen
sen and Mr. Childs will be in at
tendance to represent the shingle
manufacturers of this district.
The members of the Ladies Aid,
Society of the First M. E. Church I
met at the home of Mrs. J. w.
Frick last Wednesday anjl enjoyed
a pleasant afternoon. There were
present besides the hostess the fol
lowing ladies: Mesdames: Gaskill
Jackman. Jamieson. Jacobs, Pace.
Vail, Heaton, Thompson, Smith and
The deputy state examiner, aftfr
completing an audit of the books
and accounts of the city, make a
favorable report as to the work of
Mr. Sampley. the city clerk, and in
no way cast any reflection upon his
administration of the office. The
report plainly states that Mr. Sam
pley is a competent official. but
thai the former system of keeping
accounts is inadequate and defect
ive, for which the clerk is in no way
to blame A new set ofbooks has
now been Installed.
One of Lynden s good citizens
turned over a leaf on New Years'
day. He bravely informed his wife
that he had quit smoking. The
other night the aforesaid g. was
caught killing time in Jack Gales:
barber shop. Asked how he could
afford to. he told the crowd that'
he was finishing up a cigar, that!
he did not want to go home till!
the weed had gone entirely up iu|
smoke, that several days after he
had told his wife that he had quit
smoking, she had remarked how
good he looked, and that he did
not want to spoil the good looks,
by going home with a lighted cigar
What is believed to be a record
for continuous school attendance foi
Whatcom county, at least, and per
haps for the State of Washington.
as been made by Martha
„ pupil in the Ferndale schools, who
as just finished the ninth grade
f the High school there and since
starting in the first grade nine
years aeo has not been absent a
single day and has not oeen tardy
on fe during that period.
The fact is taken into consideratlor
th!t this record has been made by,
L pupil who ha. attended country
Schools all the time, where the
> ueather conditions and often the
Toads make school attendance dif
ficult, it is considered to be all the
Have you Milan-ized that New
Years' resolution yet?
Mr. H. T. Jo.nes writes from
Grand Rapids, Michigan, that be
is on his way back to Lynden.
The new registration books have
arrived and are now open at the of
fice of the city clerk. Register!
The local postoffice reports a
good business in the parcels post
line, both going and coming.
Miss Carolyn Weeks. of Keo
kuk, lowa, who has been visiting
Mrs. J. P. Boerhave for a few days
left for Sedro-Wooley Tuesday.
Mr. Neil A. Bauman, of Ray
mond, Minnesota, a brother of A. A.
and Will Bauman, of this city, is
here on a visit of several weeks.
Mr. Albert DeYoung, of Zillah
has accepted a position in the dry
goods department of the Lynden
The Ladies' Aid Society of the
Methodist church will meet at the
home of Mrs. Mary Jones next Wed
Hazel Turpin, grand daughter of
Mrs. Rena Severance, is ill with the
measles, but is getting along nice
Mrs. George Gustin went to
Bellingham yesterday to meet an
old friend and co-worker in an
eastern school, whom she had not
seen for several years.
The master of the Lynden grange
wishes announcement made that
during the present year meetings
will be held only on the second
Tuesday of each month..
The many friends of Mr. Ed
Campbell will be pleased to see
him again in the gents furnishing
department of the Lynden Depart
The newly elected directors of
the Lynden Fruit Growers' Associa
tion will meet this afternoon and
elect a president, secretary and
treasurer for the ensuing year.
On account of the heavy snow and
inclement weather George Bostwick
has decided to postpone his market
sale which was to have been held
Dr. and Mrs. Mulder. Mr. E. Ed
son and Mr. W. I. Baker were a
mong those who attended the per
formance of David Warfield in 'Thf
Return of Peter Grimm." in Bell
ingham last night.
The annual meeting of the What
com County Fair Association will,
be held in Jamieson's Opera house
next Monday afternoon, January
20. A large attendance is expect
The regular meeting of the Pa
trons-Teachers Association will be
held at the high school building on
Tuesday evening, January 21. Mrs.
Lynn C. Wright will have charge <,f
the program. The officers i<nd
membjers wish a good attendance.
Take a look at that power washer
at the Bauman Implement Co. It
is a grand Invention. Every hus
band that loves his wife is placing
an order for one. They can be
Been in operation at anytime. Go
take a look at one, and then have
one sent home.
Mrs. Dan Cloud and children left
| Tuesday to join Mr. Cloud in Bell
inham. Mr. and Mrs. Cloud have
' been prominent in the social and
business life of Lynden for some
years past, and will be greatly miss
ed. Their many friends here wish
them success and happiness in their
new field of labor.
An order was signed Wednesday
by the county commissioners order
ing an election in the Schneider
ditch district for February 13. Three
ditch commissioners will be elected
at that time. The district is in the
Custer neighborhood and the ditch
is calculated to drain approximate
ly 15ft0 acres of land.
In the name of humanity, feed
the birds, says the Bellingham Her
ald. The native songsters and even
the game birds of this locality can
not withstand the cold and snow
without help from mankind. This
is an opportunity for humanity to
show its right to the title —to show
its love for all of God's creatureß.
Scatter bread and grain in the
places where the feathered creaturef
| The heaviest snowstorm in years
, struck this region last Friday and
I kept up without abatement until
(Monday morning. Fully two feet
lof the beautiful is spread over the
town and valley and the cold is
not intense. Far from it. The
weather is mild and sleighing is en
joyed by those who are fortunate
to own or be able to borrow a cut
ter or sled. Traffic from the
country has been very difficult, yet
the town was on Saturday visited
by many of our farmers, who made
their usual week-end purchases.
The reception given the merchantf
and professional men of the town
by the members of the fire depart
ment at their new club room M OI1 ~
day evening was well attended
some twenty-five of our businessmen
were guests and the fire laddies did
their ntmost to entertain them in
good style. Card playing and bil
liards were engaged in and several
• splendid wrestling and boxing
i matches by members of the depart
ment were pulled off A most en
■ joyable evening was had by all pre
THE LYNDEN' TRIBUNE, THURSDAY. JANUARY 1«, 1913.
Bert Nace. an old resident of
Lynden. but now residing near
Spokane, is here renewing old ac
Although the weather was »-
bout as bad as it could be last Sat
urda night, the basket ball game
pulled off at Pixley s hall between
Lynden and Laurel high school
teams was well attended. The game
resulted in favor of Lynden by a
score of £8 to 13.
On Saturday and Sunday even
ings. January L's and -6, Mr. Small
field will present at the Electric-
Theatre the best base ball pictures
ever made, in a two-reel special
ty. "Rube Marquard Wins," is the
title and the play will feature the
record breaking pitcher of the Stew
York Giants. Pans! Ht-re's your
chance to see indoor base ball at
One of the best theatrical com-!
panics that has visited Lynden in I
many a day is the Charles E. Roy
al Company, now playing a two j
nigh.t engagement at the Electric
The performance last night con- j
sisted of three one-act playlets, .and
entertaining specialties. The last 1
number was especially comical und i
kept the large audience in an up
roar . The entire program will be :
changed tonight and some interesi
ing and novel features that were o
uiitted last night will be included in
the program. The company is de
serving of the patronage of theater
going people, and it is hoped that
they will be greeted by a large au
dience again tonight. The Chili
wack real estate agent alone whs
well worth the price of admission
to anyone who appreciates a good
laugh. The performance is pre
ceded by first class pholo play pict-j
THE LYNDEN CREAMERY CO.
The annual meeting of the stock-;
holders of the Lynden Creamery.)
held at Pixley's hall Tuesday, was ■
the best attended of any stock
holders' meeting in the history of
the company. The report submit
ted by Manager Herman Ellenbas is
a most gratifying one, and was re-;
ceived with universal approbation ,1
It is doubtful if any other creamer- j
y in the entire Pacific Northwest '
can offer such a handsome showing I
and one that so conclusive I }' shows
stockholders that their investment
is a safe, sound and paying one.
The following officers were <-
lected for the ensuing year: Nels
Jacobson. president; George Wor
then, vice president; G. Vander
Griend, seentarv; Wm H. Jack
man, treasurer. J. G. Polinder, G.
Dyksterhuis and M. Vander Griend
Jr., were chosen directors.
It was decided to sell an addi
tional $1000 worth of stock in or
der to get more patrons directly
interested in the creamery.. Pnder
the present conditions there are *-
mong the 100 stockholders only
«3 possible cream shippers, while
the cream is being shipped in from
about 450 patrons. Although the
non-stockholder gets all the bene
fits that the stockholder receives
yet it leaves the control of the bus
iness to a very small proportion of
the patrons and this condition it
sought to change by the sale of ad
Herewith is a detailed rfp'»rt of
the business of the Creamery:
Total amount cream received
Average test 25 1-5 p-r cent
TotaF Butterfat received 010,328 lbs
of which 79,147 lbs. came from
Butter churned 617,058 lbs
Butterfat sold in sweet cream
Butterfat sold in sour cream
Overrun 24 4-5 per cent
Gross Receipts: —
Sweet Cream 47608.71
Sour Cream 793.6S
Cream Cans 452.50
Sale of old machinery ....23.00
Total receipts 1912 ..$261,211.37.
Total receipts 1911 ..$143,336.99
Increase in one year
jB2 per cent $117,874.38
Of this increase 30 per cent was
caused by buying the cream from
the Pacific Coast Condensed Milk
: Co. at Everson and Ferndale, leav
ing still an increase of 52 per cent
among our patrons.
The total cost of hauling $7000.00
or H4c per lb. B. F.
! Freight. express and drayage
$3032.07 or '*c per lb. B. F.
Total expense of manufacturing and
selling $10,121.20 or 1 2-3 c per
lb. B. F.
Average price paid for butterfat
Average price received for butter
STATEMENT OF RESOURCES
Real Estate $4464.15
New buildings and improve
Machinery and Fixtures ..3488.89
Wood 200. M
Cream Cans 204.90
Stationery and Postage . ...158.96
Special cash account 13.29
Cash on hand and due for
Eggs cartons and cases . . 74 3.01
Personal Accls. Receivable 9459.96
Capital Stock $2860.00,
Personal Accts. Payable . . 1970.79
Net Capital 9887.71
LYNDEN DEFT STORE
Big Reductions in Men's and
Take any overcoat in the house at a saving to you from 25 to 33
per cent. We carry the famous Hart, Shaffner & Marx, and the
Clothcraft Overcoats for Men. Note the following price reductions:
Men's H. S. &M. $25 Coats, SI 8.7 3 Men's Clothcraft $12.50 Coats $9.36
" $22.50 " 16.88 Boys' Hercules $8 00 Coats, - 6.00
20.00 " 14.98 " $6.00 Coats, - 4.80
P Clothcraft 18.00 " 13.80 " ■ $s.ooCoais, - 3.78
15.00" 11.28 On some the reductions are still greater
Don't go shivering with the cold, when you can get dependable coats at suchprices.
Ladies' and Children's Coats
1-3 to 1-2 Less.
All Coats must go at some price or other. We still
have a good assortment left to choose from. Nearly
all our coats are of the "Palmer" make, the Quality
Ladies' $25.00 Coats, $16.35
20.00 Coats, 13.6S
18.00 Coats, 11.96
15.00 Coats, 9.98
12.50 Coats, 8.35
Ladies' and Misses' $10 Coats $6.68
Some Coats will be Reduced One-Half
W. L. Douglas Shoes for Men.
They have been the Standard for thirty years. They are the best
known and most stylish men's dress shoes worn, retailing from $3
•to $5. We have just received another large shipment in Gun
Metals and Tans, in Blucher and Button. Come in and see them.
W. L. Douglas Men's Gun Metal Shoes, in Blucher or Button, $3, $3.50, $4, $4.50 and $5
W. L Douglas Men's Tan Button Shoes, $4.50
W. L. Douglas Men's Tan Blucher Shoes, $4.00
W. L. Tan Button Shoes, $3.50
Special in Men's Woolen Socks
We are offering regular 35 cts. men's heavy woolen
socks at 25 cts. a pair. They come in gray and
in white. We bought a full case containng 60 doz.
of them and in this way got them at a price so we
can sell them at a quarter and still make a small profit
Demonstration of Maximum Goods will continue all of this week.
Come in and have a cup of Maximum Coffee. Maximum brand
goods are positively the best money can buy. We aim to carry
a complete line at all times. Remember every can is guaranteed.
Your money returned if not satisfactory. We are exclusive deal
ers for Lynden and vicinity.
This is the time to lay in a supply. You can't afford to buy
elsewhere; at the prices we quote. We will sell you Bran at
$23.00, and Shorts at $25.00 per ton. All other prices on feed
Lynden Department Store
"THE STORE OF" GREAT VALUES"
LYNDEN DEFT STORE
Misses' $7.50 Coats, • $4.98
Children's $6.00 Coats, 3.95
$5.00 Coats, 3.35
Ladies' $6.50 Kenyon Slipons, 4.35
" $3.50 Slipons 2.35
Children's 3.50 Capes and Slipons, $2.35
LYNDEN DEFT STORE