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Certified Pure by the
Highest Food Court
in the Land
The Kemsen Referee Board of Con
sulting Experts, appointed by the
Government, formed the highest
food court that ever convened.
This notable body certified pure
and good the ingredients used in
Crescent linking Powder. And
these Ingredients, combined as they
are in "Crescent", make a baking
powder that will raise dough or
batter any time up to twelve hours
after mixing, and
produce from 2<>
to 25 l>er cent ex
cess leavening en
ergy. Found can,
25c—8 pound ran,
$1.00. Send 4c in
stamps for the new
Hook. ** •Cres
cent Mfg. Co., Se
attle, Wash. (BT9)
Children's Teeth and Pyorrhea
given special attention by a
trained Dental Nurse.
DR. C. C. DOBBS
305 Bellingliam National Bldg.
GUARANTEES to cure 90 per cent
of cases. Consulation FREE
220-221 Alaska Bldg. Bellingliam
Gas In the Stomach, Belching, Swell
ing and Full Feeling, so frequently
complained of after meals, in
SAMPLE PACKAGE mailed FREE
by The Relliughaut Chemical Co.,
If your druggist Is unable to supply
DR. C. H. McLEOD
Office Over Lynden State Bank
Can be elimii- .ted by wearing the l.umfnettfj
Rupture Support. We five five triwl to
prove in superiority.
A. IUNDBBHO CO.
1101 Third Avenue Seattle
Lynden BARBER SHOP
NEXT DOOR TO POST OFFICE
First Class Barberinir
Shears Ground Umbrellas Mended
Agency for Pacific Steam Laundry
RALPH B. LE COCQ
Mondays Reserved For Court
Business in Belllngbam.
F. L. WOOD, M. D.
'HYSICIAN AND BURGEON
Obstetrics a Specialty
For Quick Lunches
and First-class Meals
w"m. McOONNEL, Propr.
Good, Whole*ome Meals, Regular
Noon-day Dinner. Oyster*, Fish
and Game in Season. Right Prices.
Wntdi, riock, and Jewelry
MEATLESS DAYS ARE
ABOLISHED IN STATE
Postponed In Washington Until Mur.
13—Other News From AH Sect
ions Of State
Meatless days are abolished until
March 13 in the states of Washington.
Oregon, Idaho, California, Nevada am!
Arizona. Porkless days will be rigid
ly adhered to. "Porkless d.iys" mean
no pork or pork products on Tuesdays
or Saturdays, and at least one meal a
day at which no pork nor hog produci
(pork, bacon, bam or-laid), shall bi
The conviction on n bootleggll
charge of Logan Billinpsloy, who vvi
others gained notoriety in conae
with charges of grafting made :. alii
Mayor 11. C. Gill of Seattle, at
firmed by the state pupi tn ■ out
The conviction of llillln Ml lie
result of a police raid r ; thi Hay an?.'
Night drug store in Boattle July 21
In connection with tho high price ol
fish, the state f commission has
been busy tryt:i;-, t > determine just
where the trouble started and in a
formal statement juct issued shows
that the fishermen are now getting
as high is 14 cents ■ found for their
catch. The proposition has been taken
up with National Food Director Her
bert Hoover ami his department is
now busy on the subject.
In r< spouse to the appeal of Kelso
fishing Interests for a char definition
of the smelt fishing regulations, State
Pish Commissioner v 11. Darwin has
issued a statement to the effect thai
no chances have been made in the laws
since the 1915 fishing cede was adopt
ed, but that the clause In that cod-,
which forbids fishing for smelt With
gill nets, will be enforced within
Declared guilty of unprofessional
conduct by the state board of law ex
aminers, Mayor H. C. Gill and two
members of the law firm bearing bis
name —H. B. Hoyt and H. 8, Fry 1 —
were disbarred from practice in the
state for one year. Notice of appeal
to the state supreme court was filed
immediately by the defendants and
pending the outcome of this action
they will be allowed to practice.
Plans for again curtailing passenger
service between Poriland anil Seattle
were discussed at a meeting of north-
A-cst truffle men In Seattle Monday.
;t Is prororcd to reduce the service to
six trains each way daily during the
period of the war. Under this plan
the 0.-W. It. & N., North* m Pacific
and the Great Northern roads will
-ach run two trains dally each way
between Portland and Seattle, Instead
if three trains as at present.
According to the industrial welfare
commission, as set forth in a resolu
tion adopted at its Olympin meeting,
the present high cost of living is tetn
liprary and results Jrom the war so
Bellingham Home of HART SCHAFFNER & MARX CLOTHES
Corner Holly and Commercial Street Bellingham
There is nothing an electric range cannot do
better than any other type of cook-stove
Any arrangement of cookers, hot plates OT oven
can be secured among the several types of
G-E ELECTRIC RANGE
The type shown here combines compact dimensions with the popular derated
oven. This oven contains the broiler and can also be used as a warming oven by
using only the low heat.
The range is finished in plain black with thermometer !n oven door. 9
You can find in our stock a design exactly suited to your. Mtßf) | *
Puget Sound Traction Light &
Hart Schaffner & Marx
Suits and Overcoats
The recognized standard in ready-to-wear clothing
for men and young men.
You have positive assurance that the fabric, tailor
ing and styles are dependable.
THE LYNDEN TRIBUNE, THURSDAY, JANIJARYJT^^
That the present great World
War would COMMENCE in 1914
has been the teaching and preach
ing FOR OVER FORTY YEARS
of PASTOR C. T. RUSSELL thru
every means in his power, which
teaching he based upon the WORD
of GOD, the BIBLE.
This last great posthumous work
work of his throws an additional
flood of light upon PRESENT con
itions through his interpretations
of the hitherto hidden prophecies
of REVELATION and EZEKIEL.
He not only proves from Scripture
the cause and outcome of the great
world-wide war, but carries you
down the stream of time and re
veals to you the glories of the fut
ALL who have read this, his
latest work, are unanimous in de
claring it to be the greatest book
of the day.
The book comprises 592 pages
and is well bound.
ORDER NOW! The price is
but GOc postpaid.
BIBLE TBI TH-SEEIiEIUS
P. O. Box 358, Lynden.
the department is loath to start the
machinery for the establishment of
higher wapo scales. Instead, the com
mission calls upon the employers and
employes to cooperate and in a pa
triotic manner meet this situation
without forcing the state to act.
The executive committee of the
Washington State Metal Mining asso
elation, in session in Spokane, strong
ly indorsed a proposed amendment of
part of section 207 of a congressional
act to provide revenue to defray war
expenses and sent a telegram to Ra
ve.nel MacPeth at Washington, D. C„
requesting support of it by the state's
congressional delegation. The amend
ment is designed to equalize the as
sessment of mines regardless of their
After being high and dry in a mea
dow 300 feet Jrom the river bank,
where she was left when she went
aground as the flood waters of the
Lewis river were needing nearly three
weeks ago, the steamer La Center,
one of the smallest sternwheel boats
on the Columbia, is again in the water
and will soon resume hen run between
Portland and Woodland and La Center.
The boat was jacked up and skids
placed under it and it was snaked
back into the river.
Traffic on all railroads Interrupted
by damage from floods in Yakima
county has been resumed; nearly a!"
of the county roads have been r<
established, but the roal to Rlmrocl
tne government reclamation camp
the goveiu living, cannot
where 300 people are '^ ln *
he need for two and po...blthree
weeks, as for a distance oH* ™
an entirely new road along the face
5 a rocky bluff must be made . lUrn
rock is still dependent art pack trains
for provisions and mad.
W H. Cochran of Spokane, chair
man of the state board of control has
just issued a statement in connection
with the criticisms that have been
directed against the "idlers' home at
Orting. About once a year that insti
tution gets into the limelight, and of
late Tacoma papers have been filled
with charges about the manner in
which the institution has been con
ducted. In the statement issued by
Chairman Cochran he courts a fair in
vestigation, asserts that the home Is
admirably and economically conducted
and all reports to the contrary are
fa 'A new camp is to be opened on the
North river in Pacific county by the
Case Shingle & Lumber company, to
get out spruce logs.
The output of jute bags at the state
prison this year will be a little under
a million, about 25 per cent less than
the output last year.
Farmers' union men from Washing
ton, Oregon and Idaho gathered at
Spokane to work out plans which had
to do with the elevator question.
That members of the Tacoma police
force immediately will organize into a
union as a means of negotiating for
an increase in wages is predicted.
Engineer Urashear of Yakima coun
ty has announced that the total dam
age to roads and bridges in the county
wrought by the recent floods will not
Chairman E. N. Hurley, of the ship
ping board, has assured Senator Wes
ley L. Jones that additional contracts
for wooden ships to be built in Puget
Sound yards will be forthcoming reg
An Initiative petition which aims to
place a law providing for an universal
eight-hour day in Washington before
the voters at a state election next
November was filed with the secretary
The Seattle German Press, the only
German daily newspaper in Seattle,
will suspend publication soon, accord
ing to an announcement by the Ger
man Newspaper association, which
owns the paper.
J. P. Donovan of Seattle, one of the
big lumber men of Washington, states
that six mills already have been closed
owing to the shortage of cars and more
will be forced to shut down unless re
lief is furnished.
Unless a wage Increase is forthcom
ing, at least 20 members of the Taco
ma police department will quit as in
dividuals to seek work in shipyards
and other industrial plants, where a
higher scale is paid.
United States District Attorney
Clay Allen of Seattle has announced
he intends to petition the attorney
general to modify recent war orders,
so as to permit Austrians to fish in
Alaskan waters under certain condi
Damage to ceunty roads and bridges
aggregating about $50,000 resulted
from the two big floods which swept
the upper part of Chelan county dur
ing December, according to hasty esti
mates submitted to the county com
Plies are being driven for the $100,-
--000 machine shops and engine Instal
lation plant to be built at Aberdeen
by the Grays Harbor Motorship cor
poration, which will be in operation by
March 1, according to M. B. Ward,
manager of that plant.
Work of grading the five-mile sec
tion of the Pacific highway between
Pioneer and La Center, which is being
built under state and federal appro
priation on a new route which will
have a maximum of 5 per cent grade
instead of 10 per cent, as at present,
iB proceeding steadily.
Uncle Sam wants a number of
skilled men to assist in operating his
spruce cut-up mill at Vancouver Bar
racks and has advertised that com
petitive examinations will be held at
once for positions of foreman, band
sawyer, band saw filer, electrical en
gineer, stationary engineer, machinist,
blacksmith and oiler.
All previous records for Grays Har
bor's lumber output were smashed in
1917 when $20,500,000 worth of wood
products were shipped from the coun
ty. The esport of lumber totaled 1,-
--100,000,000 feet. The value was %g,-
--500,000 greater than that of any pre
vious year and the shipments were
300,000,000 feet heavier.
Six hundred and fifty dollars has
leen raised by the farmers living be
'*een the Upper Bridge and Thrall In
Kittitas county, to get temporary re
lief due to the Yakima river cutting its
banks and threatening to change Its
channel unless immediate action was
taken. The trouble was caused by the
recent floods In the Cascades.
Although the military ban on Seattle
has been officially lifted, It will be
necessary for soldiers who wish to
visit Seattle to obtain a special pass
permitting them to go beyond the 20-
--mile clrcle v drawn about the cams
shortly aftw the ban was placed on
Seattle. It la understood, however,
that these passes will be had for the
asking whe's the men are entitled to
firs - x laUga—
"The met Penalty inflicted for charg
nf R H Frye, an Olympia attorney.
The speciL charge on which the
Emission was revoked was charg
ing an excess fee for notarial services.
During 1917 13489 was collected by
the Clafke county game commission
Approximately 5000 quarts of whis
ky, having a retail value of near y
,20.000. were seized in Aberdeen in
A three-saw shingle mill has been
D „Ut and is now ready for Operation
near Nalpec on Tray creek in Lewis
Much milk is lost In the process of
handling In mill plant* nay* the an
nual report of the bureau of animal
Industry. United States department of
g culttire. Economies effected In
that particular by one plant caused a
ready saving of 12386, Simple meth
od- of Checking milk bottles, often nn
m ltantl.em of loss, and a simplified
system of accounting, have been
worked out and put into successful
operation In a number of milk P ants
Uy the bureau's Investigators of milk
Much Skim Milk Saved.
On. <Te.rn.ery In the state of New
York Is condensln-T every duy -...(MM
pounds of skim milk, much of which
formerly was run Into the sewer, and
several creameries now make their en
tire supply of •Kirn milk Into cottage
cheese. These examples are cited in
the annual report of the bureau of ani
mal industry, United States depart
ment of Bgrifulture, «s showing sav
ings effected through the campaign for
conservation of nil products that can
Increase the supply of food.
Rabbit raising on 0 hack yard scale
Is not an experiment. Thousands of
small rabbltries in this country are
producing meat crops regularly for
family tablet. These domestic animals
are easily raised and remarkubly free
from disease when properly cared for.
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We have been in the hardware business for many, many years
In this district, and have endeavored to built up a reputation
for square dealing and honest service. We stand back of cv
erything you buy here —whatever it may be —hardware, cutlery,
kitchen utensils, stoves, sporting goods, etc.
And our goods are sold at the lowest possible price that the
market warrants —this we guarantee.
Dealer in General Hardware, Stoves, Pumps, Glass
Paints, Sash and Doors, Locks, Hinges, Tools,
Table and Pocket Cutlery—Glass Cut
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THE ALASKA BUSINESS COLLEGE
is headquarters for the Stenotype and National
Short Hand Machines.
Fourth Floor Exchange Bldg. Telephone 346
"LOOKING BEYOND OUR NOSE"
How much does it cost you for living necessities?
Why not ascertain it, then divide the remainder of your
wages in two—use half for other purposes and pleasures, and
put the other half in the bank? Thafs the plan used by many
homes successful in getting ahead—it's a good one.
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Spruce and Cedar Siding, Floor and Ceiling
Doors, Windows, Knock Down Frames, Sanded Soft
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Mill Work of Every Description.
Get Our Prices Before You Buy.
C. K. SMITH, Local Manager
Heating Stoves of All Knd«
Prompt Attention to Stove lti-pairlng
If In Need of a New Heathy- Stove
Give Me a Call—l Can Pleaet
You Both as to Quallt}
DR. B. V. MOUNTER
PHYSICIAN AND BURGEON
Office Over Lyndon SUto Bank
KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS — Lynden
Lodge. No. 137 meeta every Mon
day evening at the I. O. O. F. hall
All Knights are cordially Invited
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LIGHTING PLANT — first class
condition. B. C. Crabtree.
PUBLIC SALES —If you want to
bold a sale call on me parson
ally or phone 1903 Lynden. M
Vander Grleud. Good service »s
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