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INDEPENDENCE ENTERPRISE, INDEPENDENCE, OREGON
. j Our Clearance Sale and White Fair
Has gained Is Remarkable not yet 10 days old. It's success has been assured front the first half day. There is a good reason for
everything under the fun, and the reason for this sale's wonderful progress is this. We make it a genuine, honest, determined, clean
:ut effort to clear up stock at prices that would not fait to accomplish defired effect.
The luteal creations of the
late Fall and Winter styles. The
latest styles shown in the city.
All are handsome garments, high
grade tailoring and are great bar'
gain! at regular price, but to
add a new incentive to this aale
we have placed them before you
at lrresistabls prices. Note these
Any $13-50 to $18.50
Ui Fall Tailor Suit
Any $20.00 to $2750
Late Fall TaUor Suit
Dainty Muslin Underwear,
Hundreds of choice pieces of
Underwear at the littlest prices
such garments ever knew. Dainti
ness, refinement, ample propor
tions, good materials, neat sew
ing, all the merits of borne made
garments. These are the charms
recognized in this gathering of
Undermuslm. i ou see the gar
ments and marvel at the little
prices. The stock is new, bright,
and finest assortment to be found
in the Willamette Valley,
Regular stock of Muslin wear
at CLEARANCE PRICE.
Special lines reduced
Clothes that don't cost too
much or too little, It too little
they can't be good, if too much
you don't get all you "pay for.
Men's winter clothes, full of good
ness, style and taste. Never be
fore have you bad such an op
portunity to dress well at such
Any $10.00 Suit
Any $1540 Suit
Any S 20.00 Suit
Any $2540 Suit
"Delays have dangerous
ends.'' We invite you to this
great store to investigate the
great bargains in Overcoats that
await you. We are, proud to
state that our Clothing and
Methods are winning not only
the confidence but the friendship
of the people as well. If you
want to test our reputation in
this matter try one of our Over
coats as advertised.
Any $10.00 Overcoat
Any $15.00 Overcoat
Any $20.00 Overcoat
Any $25.00 Overcoat
High grade, handsomely
trimmed, hand tailored, late style
Jackets at greatlv reduced prices.
The finest garments recently
made by undeniably gifted de
signers rod skilled tailors. We
have little difficulty in fitting
patrons and we have the most
particul ar people o serve.
$13.50 to $18.50
Late Fall Jackets
$20.00 to $27.50
Late Fall Jackets
nore the ireutle ratn takes
:i tf (he sunshine.
TYadriokson did business in
4 Wrenohls is erecting a nice
on his 40 acres of land. Re
r c'.rls this is leap year and a
he Is worth looking for.
crtTurd and son hare been
some Shorthorn calves to 8. A.
W for Jerseys. Mr. Bcrafford
j plans for a dairy beard.
Hiltibrand, within the last few
, has ploughed and sowed near
of grain with one three borne
5a speaks pretty well for
i bullous try a done ot Chamber
Lomach aud Liver Tablets and
3r once how quickly a first-class
te medicine will correct the
r. For sale by All Druggists.
, PARK Kit.
'llson, of Independence, called
Mrs. Peterson Friday.
Allen is spending a few days
swell and Chaa. Allen made a
trip to Independence Friday.
JUlen went to Buver ou the
k.; IS. Laoey and. Mrs. Mary
nded the funeral of, Grand
jternon made a business trip
: ndenoe Friday.
."jlena Fuqua is on the sick
"jesh was a business visitor at
:ments, of Portland, waa a
our town Wednesday.
::ilan Cox returned to Eugene
7, where abe is attending
Mr, Fuqua made a business trip to
Those who attended the Joint instal
lation at Buver Tuesday evening of the
Modern, Woodmen and Royal Neigh
bors report a grand social, a fine supper,
and an abundance of cheese.
Miss Barah Helmlck and MlssMattle
Stevens wore visiting at the home of
Mr. and Mrs Fuqua Thursday.
In the death of Isaao MoElniurry,
whose burial took place in the Odd
Fellows cemetery at Independence
last week, Oregon lott an honorable
pioneer and citizen. Mr. McElmurry
died at his home In Linn county, Jan.
uary 6 1!K)4, aged 77 years, one month
and four days. He was bern in Wayne
oouutv. Missouri, and waa married to
Rebecca Jane Jones a resident of the
state of Arkansas, in 1847. Mr. McEi
murry served four years in the con
federate army actingasdlspatoh carrier
under both Price and Marmaduke.
With his family, he came to Oregon
In 1809 and first made bis home on the
Luoklamute, and removing later to a
place near Independence. He after
wards lived at Wells, Ore., from which
place he moved to Linn county where
he spent the remalder of his life. Mr.
McKlmurry led a consistent Christian
life. At the age of 17 be professed re
ligion and united with the Baptist
church, of Aatloch, Arkansas, and
transferred bis letter to the church of
the same faith at the different places of
his residence. He was a member of
the church continuously with the ex
eeptlon of a short time while his letter
was withdrawn from the North Pales
tine churon at Wells on account of a
difference in the matter of church gov
ernment. He leaves a widow and six
children namely : 8. H. and II. W.
McElmurry, Parthena Elizabeth Oomp-
ton, A Hie Kerre, Mary 8. Alexander
and Nancy Cauthorn.
A Jolly Party.
Special from Parker.
A merry 'crowd of young people
gathered at the borne of Mrs. Kerr and
at half past eight o'clock proceeded to
the hall where music and merry games
were played till a late hour, when a
lunch was served. The guests depart
ed each feeling that the new year so far
was bringing Its share ot pleasure to all.
Those present were: Mr. and Mrs.
Percy Dickinson, Mrs. A. B. Laoey,
Mrs. Mary Kerr, Missea Daisy Steele,
Lura Critohlow, Lucy Bolter, Maggie
Kerr, Frances Dickinson. Messrs
Harvey East, Ed Steele, Clarence Kays,
Claud Boone, Chas. Allen, Kirk Bcraf
ford, Glenn Hiltibrand, Joe Ander
son, Lester Murphy, Walter Kerr, J.
Porter, Ray Prince, Johnnie Lacey,
Dell Grlgsby, Eddie Bagley, Donald
and Heary McElmurry aad Fred
A Productive Cow.
M. N. Richardson, a cousin of J. W.
Richardson, Jr., was in the city Bun-
day, from Portland.
Nine thousand seven hundred and
fifty-six pounds is the amount of milk
given during the twelve months ending
in December by one of the cows in the
dairy herd at the Oregon Agricultural
College. On a baslaof the tests made of
the milk product every week during
the year, the yield of butter was .526
pounds. At an average of 30 cents per
pound throughout the year the butter
product alone waa worth $157.80.- The
cow is a full-blood Jersey, and Is 4
years old. A few such cows on a well
managed dairy farm would make their
The mail route inspector, Mr. Clem
ens, passed through town Wednesday.
H. M. Nash and Chas. and L. W.
Moore were Salem visitors Wednes
day, returning Friday.
Ira Row was a Monmeuth visitor
C. E. McLane has gone to South
ern Oregon on a business trip.
Andy Perry left Saturday to visit
his Bister, Mrs. Harper, ot Spring
field Mrs. Bob. DeArmon, of Indepen
dence, visited in tbia vicinity for a
' Claud Boone, of Parker, visited
with friends in Suver Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Emmitt Maxfield
left Thursday for Albany, where
they will remain for a while.
Bert Allen has returned home
Emmitt Maxfield made a busi
ness trip to Corvallis Wednesday
Mr. Phillips, of Airlie, attended
lodge at Suver Saturday night.
t . IS. btump has returned to
Eugene to attend school.
The installation meeting of the
lodges of Suver was well attended
and after supper games were play
ed till a late hour when all left for
their homes wishing for many more
Mrs. John Moehinke and son,
Levean, have gone to Oregon City
to visit with relatives.
Charlie Creele and Mr. Moore
are camping out and chopping!
wood for Mr. Vanderpooi.
' The post office inspector visited
C. II. Hoag was in Suver Saturday.
the post office, of Suver, Saturday.
Edd Bagley visited at the home
of W. J. Steele Sunday.
Mrs. Willie Collins has been
very ill with neuralgia the last
for your new Fall garments.
It is the only proper and sat
isfactory way of buying your
clothes, being that "GOOD
CLOTHES ARE ALWAYS
MADE TO ORDER." Make
your selection from the tail
oring line of
Chicago, Est. i S77
Good taUon (or over a quarter century
You'll find a world of pleas
lire in wearing the clothes
made by Strauss Bros.,
faultless in style, fit, finish
and materials. They're so
much better than the ordi
nary run of clothes, yet
prices are astonishingly low,
and your perfectly safe in or- ,
tiering, because if garments
are not satisfactory, yon
needn't take them. WE
WILL BE PLEASED TO
SHOW YOU OUR GREAT
' LINE OF SAMPLES
Johnson, the clothier, at Salem,
is the popular place for Polk coun
ty people to trade. Finest display
in the valley.
G. W. Johnson & Co., gents' fur
nishing goods, at Salsm, most com
plete line in the valley.