April 9, 1907:
Clarence MALLORY, colored, died of pneumonia yesterday afternoon. He carried insurance for a sum between $2,000 and $3,000. His mother is living in Oakland, California. MALLORY worked for years as a bootblack for Charles RICHENDERFR. The funeral arrangements have not been yet arranged.
April 11, 1907:
Dread spinal meningitis has overtaken three of Bellingham's most promising young men within two days ... Marvin CADE, Jack CISSNA, two high school students, and Will TERRILL, son of W. E. TERRIL, lie cold in death. None ... suffered for any great length of time. All three ... were popular ... Jack CISSNA was the son of former Banker Charles CISSNA and Marvin CADE was the son of City Jailor H. M. CADE ...
Thursday, May 16, 1907:
Japanese Infant Dead.An infant named Mak-Murata died last evening in the local Japanese colony. The babe was removed to MAULSBY's funeral parlors, where a short funeral service in the Japanese form was held at 9:30 o'clock a. m. today. Interment took place in Bay View cemetery.
Wednesday, May 29, 1907:
-O. E. PLUMB, who for some years past has been connected with the mercantile establishment of H. B. NILES, has purchased a tract of land at Saxon, where he will erect a building in the near future and conduct a general merchandise store.
-The Deming-Bellingham stage line changed hands last Tuesday, Wm. MASON disposing of his interests to Mr. J. P. PENNEY, who will continue to run the business the same as heretofore.
-Miss Lois PEBLEY closed a very successful term at the Bell Creek school last Monday and is now at home with her parents.
-J. F. JOHNSON, the automobile stage man, moved his household effects and family to Deming Wednesday. He expects to be ready to put two new machines on the road between Bellingham and Deming some time during the coming week.
-Arthur OWEN went up to Saxon on Wednesday to assist Mr. PLUMB in preparing to start his new venture as soon as possible.
-Russell UPSON and Mr. FARNUM, of Blaine, were visitors at the Good Templars' lodge here Wednesday night. Mr. UPSON is making a tour of the various lodges of the district in the interest of the Good Templar lodge at Blaine.
-The local lodge of Good Templars has installed its new set of officers for the ensuing term as follows:
C. T., Burt PITTENGER; P. C. T., Harvey MARSHALL; V. T., Gordie HAMILTON; Sec., May STODDARD; Asst. Sec., Earl MAHAN; F. S., Matie PITTENGER; Treas., Paul MARSHALL; M., Bert HAMILTON; D. M., Margaret GRIFFITH; Chap., Rhoda GRIFFITH; Guard, Florence HAMILTON; Sentinel, Will STRAHL.
Saturday, July 6, 1907:
NOTORIOUS JAKE TERRY BITES THE DUST"Jake" TERRY is dead. The reputed bandit of the Northwest and terrorizer of the frontier town of Sumas, after many escapades, was shot and instantly killed by A. L. LINDLEY, known as "Gus" LINDLEY, at Sumas yesterday noon after TERRY had crossed the border of the international boundary line and attempted to secrete himself in the house of Mrs. LINDLEY, an alleged former wife of the self-confessed bandit, train robber, smuggler, and all-around bad man.
Two shots from the pistol of the man who claims that his home was wrecked by TERRY killed him instantly. A post-mortem examination late yesterday afternoon disclosed two bullet holes in his head. Either of them was fatal. LINDLEY, the slayer, after a preliminary examination was placed under $7,000 bail to appear in the Whatcom County superior court to answer for the crime. His bond was supplied in about twenty minutes and he was released from custody.
For more than a year and a half TERRY has been a fugitive from justice. At the point of a gun he terrorized the entire town of Sumas, drove LINDLEY from his home about two years ago, and made himself particularly obnoxious to the residents of the border town. Pursued by a mob bent on stringing him up to the nearest telegraph pole, Sheriff WILLIAMS, unable to cope with the situation, took TERRY from underneath the protection of the Stars and Stripes and hurried the malcontent to the Canadian side of the line. Charges with assault with a deadly weapon TERRY was taken before the Whatcom County superior court and released on bail. When his name was called for the following term of court he was safely across the line. Whatcom County residents had almost lost track of the notorious character when word was conveyed to this city yesterday that TERRY had been killed.
TERRY during his lifetime was the hero of many an inspiration for a dime novel writer. According to his own statements, and one of them which is borne out by the records of the state penitentiary, he has done almost everything which any bandit might be supposed to do in order to be real up-to-date. He has robbed trains, after sticking them up, smuggled opium and Chinamen and been an all around bad man for years aside from being a partner in crime with the notorious Bill MINER, who is now serving a term in prison for train robbery in Canada.
LINDLEY, the slayer of TERRY has been a resident of Sumas for a number of years and claims that TERRY has been the means of breaking up his home on account of the attentions the outlaw paid his wife. TERRY was killed in the LINDLEY home as he was about to step across the threshold of Mrs. LINDLEY's bedroom. Mrs. LINDLEY was not at home at the time of the killing.
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Sunday, October 6, 1907:
-Harris ROGERS arrived here Monday from Colville, where he has spent the summer.
-Miss Elsie KELSIE who has spent the past three weeks with friends here left Thursday for Tacoma, where she will soon leave for her home in White Horse, Alaska.
-Mr. and Mrs. SCHOONOVER and son from Kansas, are the guests of Mrs. SCHOONOVER's sister, Mrs. Fred SAAR and family.
-Miss Mary HICKS visited her sister, Mrs. R. U. LEITCH and family, in Bellingham the first of the week.
-Mrs. Mark OWEN of Bellingham was the guest of her nephew, R. OWEN and wife, Sunday.
-Mr. and Mrs. Frank MacARTHUR have moved from Central to their home in Everson.
-Roy CALLERMAN, of Bellingham, spent Sunday at the home of his father-in-law, A. H. WARRINER.
Sunday, October 20, 1907:
-On Monday, October 14, Mr. J. R. HARRISON and Miss Maggie WILBORN of Leeper, Mo., were united in marriage. They are at home at Mr. HARRISON's place just east of town.
-Mrs. F. W. SOLLOWAY and daughter Marian of Mission City were Sumas visitors Tuesday.
-Miss Sidney WALTER is again at home after having spent the summer with friends in St. Louis, Mo.
-Word has been received here Wednesday that the body of Paul JACOBS, who died in Alaska a few weeks ago, had reached his parents' home near Clearbrook, and funeral services would take place on Thursday. The parents were residents of Sumas for about three years and the family are well known here, and have been residents of Whatcom County for many years.
-Mr. and Mrs. Russ THOMAS drove to Northwood on Sunday to attend the funeral services of the little 8-months-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Archie HEATHERS. The funeral took place at the homestead at 2 o'clock; interment at the Lynden cemetery.
-Mr. and Mrs. Jackson WELLS entertained Mrs. WELLS' sister and husband, Mr. and Mrs. William McNAIR over Sunday last.
-Mr. and Mrs. Alexander HAMILTON arrived Monday from Leavenworth, Washington, and after a short visit with relatives here expect to make their home at Kendall.
-Mrs. J. W. KELLY went to Bellingham Monday for a week's visit at the home of her brother Webb NEFF.
-Mrs. Maud TUTTLE and little daughter Alberta, of Wickersham, visited Mrs. TUTTLE's mother, Mrs. L. C. THEBO this week.
Tuesday, October 22, 1907:
Andrew JOHNSON, proprietor of the Union bar, who went to Harrison Hot Springs one day last week to recuperate, died in convulsions on Saturday. The body was brought to Bellingham yesterday by George H. MOCK. Arrangements for the funeral, which will be under the auspices of the Eagles' Lodge, have not been completed.
Dr. and Mrs. Harry THOMPSON, of Everson, are the proud parents of an eight and a half pound heir, born Sunday. THOMPSON is a son of Coroner THOMPSON and conducts a pharmacy at the metropolis of the Nooksack Valley.
The funeral of Agnes M. JOHNSON, the only daughter of Olof and Annie JOHNSON, 2321 Knox Street, who died Sunday, will take place at 2 p. m. today at the chapel of W. H. MOCK & Son, Rev. John NELSON officiating.
Friday, October 25, 1907:
Mrs. Thelma SIMMONS, wife of A. W. SIMMONS, of Ferndale, died yesterday of pneumonia. Mrs. SIMMONS' parents reside at Pipin, Wis., to which point the body will be shipped today.
Ozro H. WOODY, a newspaperman, formerly of this city, but lately engaged in that line of work in Okanogan County, arrived in the city yesterday with his family and will reside here during the winter.
Sunday, October 27, 1907:
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