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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 MuseumSeptember 23rd, 2016 at 4:33pm
September 21,1916

PAY-UP WEEK WILL PROVE HELP TO ALL – The first week in October will mark a general clean-up of debts in the Lynden district at the same time that a similar settlement is going on all over the country, according to the plans of the local branch of the National Pay-Up Week committee.

COUNCIL ORDERS PUBLIC DRINKING FOUNTAIN – A public drinking fountain, and a watering trough for horses will be installed by the city at the corner of Fourth and Front Streets at once.

SUNDAY SCHOOLS WILL CONVENE IN LYNDEN – The Whatcom County Sunday School Association will open its convention in Lynden Wednesday and will continue its session Thursday.

Star Grocery Co. To Move – The Star Grocery Company will move Oct. 1 to new quarters in the Bylsma building at the corner of Fourth and Front St., occupying the room vacated by the Lynden Motor Co.

A Lynden dreadnaught that would be a terror on any sea was constructed last week for the Lynden Department Store by A. H. Te Selle. The man-of-war is on exhibition in the Department Store window.

George Waples has acquired a blue ribbon sow, Miss Royal Shaw, a pedigreed Berkshire, with whom, with whom he hopes to carry off several prizes next month at the Whatcom County Fair.

Mr. and Mrs. Herman Elenbaas and Mr. and Mrs. Will Vander Griend camped last week in the Mt. Baker district, where they enjoyed a vacation of climbing and outdoor sports.

The Woodman of the World enjoyed a watermelon supper Tuesday night, followed by a round of old-fashioned dances.

The Socialist Truck Campaign Party, which is making a tour of Whatcom County, will be in Lynden Sunday afternoon at 3 o’clock, and will give a program and deliver addresses on the street.

P. Koert, bookkeeper at the Lynden Creamery, has left for Pullman, where he will take a three year commercial course. Peter Elenbaas has succeeded him at the Creamery.

The Star Grocery Company’s delivery horse scampered up Front St. Wednesday without a driver, and turned toward the river. He was stopped without damaging anything.

William A. Bauman is spending the week in Seattle studying the tire repair business.
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Lynden Pioneer Museum shared Smithsonian Magazine's Museum Day Live's post.September 23rd, 2016 at 3:11pm
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Lynden Pioneer Museum
Lynden Pioneer MuseumSeptember 15th, 2016 at 5:24pm
This is about to start!

Come down and hear some story telling!
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Lynden Pioneer Museum
Lynden Pioneer MuseumSeptember 15th, 2016 at 4:52pm
September 14, 1916

LOCAL BUDGETS INDICATE BIG LEVIES – A city budget that is $1,343 higher than that of last year, and a school district budget $2,816 above 1915, were issued this week for the inspection of the taxpayers.

SUDAN GRASS FLOURISHES IN LYNDEN DISTRICT – That Sudan grass, in yield and quality as hay second only to alfalfa, will flourish in the Lynden district, is being demonstrated this year by a number of experimental patches locally.

COMMISSIONERS PROVIDE FOR CO. AGRICULTURIST – Acting in response to petitions from all sections of the county, the commissioners last week decided to include in the budget of appropriations for 1916 an item of $2000 to provide for the salary and expenses of an agricultural adviser to the farmers of Whatcom County.

LYNDEN LOSES PAIR OF GOOD CITIZENS BY DEATH – Death claimed two good citizens of Lynden Saturday, when J. W. Wilmore, pioneer and Civil War veteran, and Perry Allen Oakes, former mayor of the city, passed away in their homes.

New Lynden Mill Completed – The Lynden Lumber Company's fine new mill was completed Thursday and is now running.

Stores To Pave Fifth Street – An improvement that will be welcomed by citizens and farmers of the Lynden district is forecasted this week in the call for bids for the paving of Fifth Street from Front to the alley. This takes in the street between the Farmers Mercantile Co. and the Lynden Department Store.

Frank Muenscher lost 400 bushels of oats in a fire Monday afternoon. Muenscher was engaged in thrashing at the time the grain caught fire.

Mayor D. W. Bender owns a cat that is death on snakes. One day last week, it killed three, declares and affirms Bender.

The Lynden Holland Band pleased a large audience Saturday night with a splendid concert on Front Street.

Herbin Benson and Marius Vander Griend, stock-judging team of the Lynden High School will represent Whatcom County at the Washington State Fair at North Yakima Sep. 18 to 23.
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