Fooiislii'SGOHl GOVERNORS 10 MEET J. L. ST0GKT2N Tim USFJ VI. STOKE THE STOKE t i r M.i .III lrl l !' Mi.-. OUR STORE 13 THE 8T0PPIN0 PLACE, MEETING PLACE AND WAITING PLACE fOR POLK COUNTV PEOPLE. THEY JUST MAKE THEMSELVES AT-HOME AND APE CERTAINLY WELCOME TO WHE-, THER THEY BUY GOODS OR NOT. EVERY RESIDENT OF POLK COUNTY WHO DOES NOT ALREADY SUBSCRIBE rOfl THE INDEPENDENCE ENTERPRISE CAN HAVE A YEAR'S SUBSCRIPTION FREE IF THEY SPEND $15 IN OUR STORE. COME AND GET ACQUAINTED WITH US. OUR SALESPEOPLE " WILL TREAT YOU WELL AND BE GLAD TO SEE YOU. 0 Ws w Ladies' Suits and Coats The best and biggest line of the season has just reached us. We are showing the revised directoire styles which are very popular just now. Prices on these splendid garments range $15.00 to $65.00 The Coats are long semi-fitting and tight fitt ing and range in price $8 to $50 The new sheath Skirts, gored and plaited styles are in and are very popular with pur chasing customers. The prices range $4.00 to $15.00 m mP r I v a 205 Jill m $ 'ft ml m Ladies' Neckwear Tlio very latest ideas in neck iixingH liavo just reached ua from New York. We nre showing ltcautiful collars and jabots at 15c up to $2.50 Kmbroidered linen Collars starched ready to wear, 2(e- Napkin Special Write for a dozen and we will pay postage. Extra largo all linen Napkins with fast selvidge, bleached. The greatest values we ever owned. $1.50 a Dozen P our Choice of These Waists post paid $2.25 Made of French Batiste, nicely embroidered, in colors and white. Send for your size at once as they are selling 111.1. v line not caKes. H. IIirchberg, Pres. A. Nalson, Vice Pres." C. W. Irvine, Caeh. The Independence National Bank Incorporated 1889 Transacts a General Banking Business Interest Paid on Time Deposits Directors: H. Hirsohberg, A. Nelson, D. W. Sears, B. P. Smith and J. E. Rhodes. HOTEL MONMOUTH Monmouth, Oregon ' Under New Management !r 1 Rates $2.00 Per Day Free Baths to Guests WOND E K LAND Moving Pictures of Merit and Illustrated Songs , Only Theatre in Polk County Performances every evening at 7:30 and Matinees Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday afternoons ' MIRTH AND PATHOS AXMISSIOSr IO CENTS f jil rl4in IimIIim UiiH. fm!Iu - A ilihM-r Oil ar that III far nrp. Iht. (ii it- ,- ii 111 I.) 1 I.iale 1. 1 it h il liirtlolar hell he eii'ertamt il oil ilm hli Of Icillita, I liiniiilKi'd rr hi Mill uiiiMii i.ii li, I i. l liillv iVV C Pruati. Tln girai 1I.1' 1 ottie on November 30, Mini alrt-Hilt ltlU U l liUlttT over Ol- tiVflll, Nul only ti.tll.nt i..h. but nil ll.ii iiim. in nin uti it, lit Ipate In lhl tifti festival Thai l'ii t all. 1 ht wldomer mho iimrrltn frt mill c . uted miih a hitkory tain. (.'; . : lilKjr Ik a wldomer hlmelf From 1 II over lht Malt the-.- wroi l l 1 i'.t year itukliiK Invitation l Hi - iiirnor. Many of them neemt-rt to ll:.i t. It wa a m ht'iiiM of I'ni ltt lllll) ij ttft lh pick tif ili mate'' widows together, llien wlwi one from among t hem ftr hlmelf. They were dtitnppolnted. No iiml 't what their charma. Hut fetlv hehl down to Dalian IIimiIm Soiiim ol llnm did not anl to wall for tli dinner tht'jr olftTftl t'iil fllily ihflr ht-aria and hand rlKht tbir Tlif worn lh Ififcr lhal did not pli'iisn th" old man, lor hn liatea lo havt- the motlvo t.l hla diuiifr luii undi'taltxid. I'M H T IIUl M.ntMl tuS. iiuv r.t mi r.r i wa-ii- IMtlOV lil l l Mill II H. Work f titiwritii'ii 'oiiiiuiiia III IU- Tukrii I (t mriI Mrt.lf ( llii f 1 lijiif of liM tlasloil. Milviiiukit Iiiii Mllttiis. 'Hhinj;!on, . 9 Invi-jrlnn lo a tfnl riit'tli.ir In Wiii!iK'iMt lo O'lVt-riiura or lli"lr r'iif,-n'Ut havtt liwii .-iii on: by III.. Nit'lonal CoiiKi-rntlini) of ftfiourt'' 1'i.miol a'.on. Tlo- d:ii iuiijiiiit i U Thim day, lJffeinI.fr X. At (hp fjim- tlm oiira act- koIiik annotifii Inst for Ttifulay. lifffiiiinT t, ihif flr.t furr al inffiliiK iif (at- (,'iii:.trtdtio!t Com uilnsltiii liwlf for ori!ii!i!fl'H., Tli (Jofrrinr tllw n h work lth whlt'h ' lit Nnilonul Con frvp'iuti CoiiimiHalnn haa l)'fn tarry ing on during ilif 1n1111n.fr and f ill. Tlit ouicuinw of tbU work will l.u i h Itrsl thorousb Invtinory of th Ni llon'a natural renourrp i ho Kfdt-ral Koif-rnuo-nt liaa -v.-r nia,U. On HiU Invfuiory, ihfrt-port whlth f'rpnid-tit Hoosfveli hna rfjuoifJ I lit (muil slim lo make lo blm not I.iut clian January 1 mill lit n.-iHfd. The fSowrtior of niort? lhan hall I tut? autit-s nae apiioniifn rofiimi.. nlfitiri anil IhitkM pti in mi fiiiitt iir m.tA MIIHUl,.--Krlfi..la at- i.nnl.l lo, worJ hH Han)e n , tl(,j( alatea that tli Nat'onul Cuiiniiiji.f la followln? for th.; wholt country. The we"1 beginning I)fCfinhr f will b a coiiaf rva'lon ffk. Th Country-IJfw Coninilalun will hold tnet'tinK after havlnR foniiileleil thf flrjt part of !tg swlns around h country. The Southern Commercial Consre-KS. hose chf purpose la th' awakening of the peoplo of the 14 Southern atates to the value of their natural resource, will be In negation December 7 and 8. and will then inerRO with the National Rivers and Harbors Consress, which will hold lta annual meeting Defernber 9 to 1 1 . explain the rnyittei ions dlaappearatictt of J.inifs H. Held, ei-frult cominla liloner and one of the bent knon hortleultiirlMta of I he tale, who Iff his home at Milwaukee, Or.. Oclobei Ifi. and so far an cm be learned, has uot been seen slum that time Strict secrecy has been maintained by bin friends wince hla disappear ance, and at his home no explana tion la ofTered. Residents of Milwaukee, mho say they know the aecret connected with his disappearance, declare that fi nancial and domestic trouble art larRely responsible for tbe mysterl oti absence of Mr. field Before his appointment a fruit commissioner Held wuh a soldier, bavins served In the rhllipplnes. where he was wounded HI record a? fruit Inspector U said tr h;iv tieen an excellent one and he mas reisarded as on" of the best Informed men io the stale on fruit raising ' I.nnd Tbro n Open. Portland Formal' announcement ef the second opening of the FinatlHa Irrigation project will be made short ly by the, Secretary nf the Interior This unit includes 2500 acres of Ir rigable land. Issuance of this notice will make available for entry about 20 borne steads of 10 to 20 acres each of gov eminent land. All other farm units are In private, ownership, and these lands aro valued at $40 to $100 per acre. Filings on these farms will be re ceived at the La Grande Land Office after public notice. Entrymen will be required to deposit J7.30 per aero on making Clings This includes one-tenth the construction of $60 per per acre and $1.30 per acre for main tenance and operation for the crop year 1909. Arrests Gardiner Pastor. Roseburg Sheriff Fenton returned from Gardiner Saturday evening. where he arrested Rev. G. C. Sum mers, alia3 George Clark, wanted al Throckmorton, Texas, on a charge' of obtaining money under false pretenses. -" Summers left his native state in 1904, and since that time has been filling different pulpits throughout this state under the alias of Clark. An officer from Texas arrived here Monday for the purpose of escorting him back to the Lone Star state. In speaking of his trouble, Clark stated that his name was not Sum mers, and that he would fight the is suance of requisition papers from the governor of this state on the ground of identification. i jnt s UFinsr a hj Anyone wishing good reliable Fire Insurance Call on or write to S. E. BUSH, INDEPENDENCE, ORE. Agent for Beaver State Merchants Mutual of Portland and the Bankers Merchant Mutual of Forest Grove. , Dallas Steam Laundry Best "Work Guaranteed Basket leaves Tuesday 6pm and returns Friday Clee Robinson jgent ; Independence, Obegos v " E. H. NACHANB Painter and Paperhanger I have recently located In this city and am prepared to do all kinds of -House, Sign, and Carriage Fainting, Paper Hanging, Glazing, etc. My prices are reasonable and I guarantee satisfaction. Estimates freely furnished, Leave Orders with Bice (Q. Calbreath or telephone Main 49. Unknown Man Dies Sharing. (xienaaie 1 ne body or an un known man, apparently about 40 years old, wearing a shabby blue coat and overalls, was found Sunday morning among the leaves in a lone ly spot on the batik of Cow Creek about a mile north of this city. He was seen around town last week beg ging. ' Beside the body was found an open razor, a whetstone, a piece of look ing glass and a small basket. One side of the man's face was partially shaved and he had evidently been owcome with exposure or heart dis ease while shaving and had dropped the razor and fallen forward 6u the leaves. Wooden Peg Held Ilriilije " Year. Salt Lake. Utah.. .Nov. 10. His torical Interest attaches to the dis mantling pf the White bridge over the Jordan river, which began here Saturday. Cuih. in 1S.11. four years after the first whire settlement of L'tah. it was for a quarter of a cen tury the only dry crossing of the Jordan. The pony expre.-ss usd It in going to and fro between St. Joseph, Mo., and California; the emi grant trains used it as they entered upon the last stare of their westward journey and the Mormon pioneers used it constantly in Koins to and from the lake. The builders of the bridge had neither nails, rivets nor Iron bolts, but they used woodea pegs for fastenings to such good ad vantage that the structure has been in constant service for more than 5C years. MAY SUCCEED PLAIT President's Public Career Likely to Be Continued as Senator. , Washingt6n, Nov. 9. That Presi dent Roosevelt may be the successor of Senator Piatt In the Senate is con sidered by many in Washington as not at all improbable.. Those who re gard this as possible declare that they have assurance from the Presi dent himself that he would not be entirely averse to the acceptance of the Senatorial office under conditions as they will be after March 4. It ig even suggested that the ab sence of the President on his pro' posed African hunting expedition need not necessatiy stand in the way of his election, but rather that such absence might relieve the situation of embarrassment to him in case his' friends should desire to press his name. Xew York Postmaster Shot Down. New York, Nov. 10. Postmaster Edward W. Morgan, of thi city, was shot down In the street as he was leaving his house in 146th street for the postoffice yesterday morning by Eric H. Mackey, a stenographer em ployed by a down-town law firm. The single bullet which struck Mr. Mor gan entered at the right side of the abdomen and passed out at the left side without penetrating the wails. There is no internal trouble, and there Is every likelihood that the wounded man will recover. Hunting for Lost Farmer. Oregon City Louis Warner, a farmer who for the last two years has been living about 12 miles from Molalla Corners, is missing and near ly every man in that section of the country is in search of him. .Warner went' out Friday morning to salt his cattle, about four miles from his home, and he'failed to re turn. The hoof prints of his horse were tracked a portion or the dis tance, when they were lost. The country is very wild and it is feared that Warner has met with an acci dent. He has been liring with his granddaughter. Wisner Gets a Life Term. Vale, Or., Nov. 10. After holding out until the last moment under the impression that somehow he could escape the penalty of the law, David Wisner, an old rancher of Juncture, near this city, entered a plea of guilty of murder in the second degree foi the killing of his partner, Ben Dull, aged 20, and was sentenced by Cir cuit Court Judge Davis to imprison ment for life. . . - Rryan Given Prison Vote. Reno, Nev., Nov. S. The inmates of the Nevada State Penitentiary, in which M. H. Preston, the Socialist Labor candidate for President, j serving a sentence for murder, tool a vote for President, resulting as fol lows: Bryan, 59; Tatt. 20; Debs, 19; Preston, 3. '