The Lynden Pioneer Museum is proud to announce its collaboration

with the Military Historical Association

We will be providing lectures and bulletines about military vehicle history

To learn more click the link below.

Military Historical Association Lecture Series

Lynden Pioneer Museum
Lynden Pioneer MuseumOctober 19th, 2016 at 6:05pm
October 19, 1916

LYNDEN TRIUMPHS IN SCHOOL CONTESTS – Lynden High School swept the field in the contests at the County Fair last week, capturing firsts and cash prizes and trips to the State Fair.

DAIRY PRODUCTS SHOW DECREASE IN WASHINGTON – OLYMPIA, Oct. 19.-Milk and cream production as well as butter and condensed milk production fell off during the past year, while cheese production increased in the state, according to the biennial report of the state agricultural department, which will soon be issued.

Start Paving On Fifth Street – Work of paving the half block on Fifth Street between the Lynden Department Store and the Farmers Mercantile Company began Monday morning, and will be completed within a short time.

Dr. B. V. Mounter received a thoroughbred Irish setter puppy Monday from Kansas. The dog has a string of famous champions in its pedigree, and numbers among its ancestors, the best blood of the breed.

Since Harvey Slade presented Ed Edson with a fine pair of twin apples, the City Drug Store has been receiving almost daily a set of twins for exhibition purposes. Siamese-jointed bananas, potatoes, carrots, parsnips and plums have been added to the display.

Several arrests were made during Fair week of men with liquor in their possession. One man was fined $125 and costs, after being arrested by Sheriff Stewart with eight quarts of whisky.

A fine bungalow is being erected on Liberty Street, near Fifth, for Ed. Austin.

The Lynden Holland Band gave several excellent concerts during the Fair.

Work is well under way on a sightly bungalow for Mrs. Mary Collins on West Main Street, near Sixth. The structure adjoins the high school, and will be a pleasing addition to Lynden's pretty homes.

The state law doesn't say anything about hunting 'coons' with automobiles, so Ernest Jacobs killed one Tuesday night on the Hannegan road bridge near the George Abbott place. Jacobs saw the coon in the road ahead of him, and ran him down.

The city's new watering trough for horses is now in place at the corner of Third and Front Streets. The trough was presented to the city by the North Washington Implement Co. of which C. L. Craighead is president.
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Lynden Pioneer Museum
Lynden Pioneer MuseumOctober 13th, 2016 at 4:47pm
October 12, 1916

LYNDEN TO HEAR FINE LYCEUM COURSE – A winter lyceum course larger and better than last year at the same price will be brought to Lynden beginning next month, according to an announcement made today by Superintendent P. A. Wright.

MARK HAMMOND BUYS ARMSTRONG INTERESTS – I. Bruce Armstrong sold his interest this week in the Armstrong-Hammond Company to Mark Hammond, and the store is now being conducted under the name of the Hammond Dry Goods Company.

EXPERTS' LECTURES FEATURE OF FAIR – A group of experts on various branches of agriculture are lecturing and giving advice this week at the County Fair.

SCHOOLS CLOSE FOR FAIR; CONTESTS BEGIN TODAY – Lynden schools closed today at noon for the week in order to permit the pupils to attend the County Fair, and the other schools in the County will close Friday.

SHOW HOW LOCAL STORES BEAT MAIL-ORDER PRICES – A graphic demonstration of why it pays to buy in Lynden, is being made this week at the Manufactures Building at the County Fair by the Lynden Department Store and F. E. Knapp.

Vote Early At County Fair – Vote for president at the County Fair this week. Get a ballot when you buy your ticket, and drop it in the official ballot box inside the gate.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lopas have returned from Seattle, where Mr. Lopas was manager of the Lynden Creamery branch.

Thirteen scores in the sixth inning were too much for the Sumas business men, and they lost to Lynden 18 to 16 Wednesday. Seat, Hildebran, Elenbaas, Matthews, Colby, Rocky, Wright, Wiese, Hemingway, Vander Griend and Walsh were the heroes who shared in the triumph.

William Fisher broke the bone in one of his fingers while catching for Sumas at the Fair Grounds Wednesday.

War relics from Europe are being exhibited by Wilder R. Jones this week. They are part of the $100,000 collection made by the Royal Tailors.

Fog Monday caused two collisions on the Guide. A. Strandell's auto and a stage figured in one, and an auto truck and a stage in the other.

One of the prettiest exhibits at the Fair is made by the Equitable Assurance Society. Local agents Anschell and Bauman have contrived an attractive home as a rest room.

The Lynden Creamery has given up its office in Seattle following an experiment of several months to determine whether a saving could be made by marketing direct.

O. J. Bylsma and John Lubbers shipped a car of potatoes this week to Iowa, and will follow it up with another next week.

Walter Pixley remodeled the ticket office at the Fair Grounds into such an attractive building that it is a positive pleasure to leave your money there.
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Lynden Pioneer Museum
Lynden Pioneer MuseumOctober 11th, 2016 at 5:09pm
October 5, 1916

BUTTER UP 3 CTS.; HIGHEST IN 4 YEARS – Butter jumped three cents a pound this morning, reaching a higher mark than has been known locally since the winter of 1912-13.
Forty-two cents a pound is the price Lynden dairymen will receive for their butter-fat.

SATURDAY IS 'DAIRY DAY' – To call the attention of the people of the State to the economy and food value of dairy products, Saturday, Oct. 7 has been designated as Dairy Day in Washington.

CITY VALUATION DROPS $38,000? - Because the assessed valuation of Lynden property has not yet been computed at the courthouse, Monday night the city council; was unable to determine the exact amount of the levy needed to carry on the city business. The budget, carrying with it an estimated amount to be raised of $6,858.48, was approved by the council.

CLASSIS PACIFIC MEETS IN LYNDEN – The Classis Pacific of the Christian Reformed Church opened in Lynden yesterday and is in session today. Representatives are present from Canada, Montana, Idaho and different points in Washington.

LIBRARY TO BRING GREAT PICTURE PLAY TO LYNDEN – A moving picture that promises to be one of the most entertaining and instructive ever brought to the city will be shown at the Electric Theater Tuesday evening, Oct. 24, under the auspices of the Library Board, for the benefit of Lynden's library. “Evangeline”, is the title and the film shows the pretty story of Longfellow's poem.

Who can beat this? R. N. Gilmore raised a cabbage this year weighed 16½ pounds when trimmed for use last week.

Fire in the jack-pine territory close to the Canadian line north of the city burned briskly in a high wind Tuesday afternoon, and sent a black cloud of smoke over the district.

John Vanderyacht, contractor on the Fifth Street sidewalk job, took the liberty of changing the name of Edison Street when he marked the titles of the thoroughfares at the corners. Vanderyacht dropped the i out of the wizard of electricity's name, thereby passing the honor to one of Lynden's best citizens.

Community fairs preliminary to the Whatcom County Fair will be held at Clearbrook, Bennett, Excelsior, Haynie, Birch Bay, Laurel, Sumas and Rome.

Victor Bussard cut himself badly about the eye Tuesday, when a telephone pole on which he was working broke and he dropped to the ground.

The condenseries of John B. Agen Co., including the plant at Ferndale, were sold this week to Charles E. Peabody for $1,000,000 in cash.

S. H. Anschell and A. A. Bauman, local agents of the Equitable Life Assurance Society, will maintain a rest room at the Fair next week in the Manufactures Building. All are invited to make use of the Equitable quarters freely during the Fair.

Moving pictures of Lynden people and Lynden scenes, will be taken next week and shown at The Electric Tuesday and Wednesday by William Card.
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Lynden Pioneer Museum
Lynden Pioneer Museum added 11 new photos.October 7th, 2016 at 5:33am
I hope you had as much fun as we did at the Open House tonight!

Please feel free to post pictures!
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Lynden Pioneer Museum
Lynden Pioneer MuseumOctober 6th, 2016 at 4:38pm
Tonight the museum will be awash in good music, good food, good friends, good times, good memories, and good people.

Annual Open House 6-9PM! FREE. Bring the family and share history with us.
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