Sunday, March 13, 2016

Cigar factory in Sumas - 1929

This is an intriguing article announcing the opening of a Cigar Factory in Sumas, WA.   It would be interesting to find out if this business venture was successful.  Soon afterward, the depression struck our country and impacted many business.  Whether or not the cigar factory survived is not known. 

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Sumas News, Sept 20, 1929

Look for another posting tomorrow as I have much to share about Sumas history.

Sunday, March 6, 2016

Sumas News article - First new car owned in Sumas.

This article was published in the October 27th, 1949 issue of the Sumas News. The article is reminiscing about the first car owned in Sumas, WA.  According to the Sumas News, the automobile was  purchased by J. A. Lochbaum in 1910 for about $1000.00. A princely sum for the days.

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Article posted with permission from the Betty Snyder collection.