INDEPENDENCE ENTERPRISE, INDEPENDENCE, OREGON GREAT CLEARANCE SALE GREAT WHITE FAIR THE IMPETUS . 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. LADIES' SUITS 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 $10.00 Any $20.00 to $2750 Late Fall TaUor Suit $13.85 MUSLIN UNDERWEAR 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 MEN'S SUITS 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 trifling cost. Any $10.00 Suit $6.75 Any $1540 Suit $9.50 Any S 20.00 Suit $14.50 Any $2540 Suit $16.00 MEN'S s OVERCOATS "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 $6.75 Any $15.00 Overcoat $9.50 Any $20.00 Overcoat $14.50 Any $25.00 Overcoat $16.00 LADIES' JACKETS 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 $10.00 $20.00 to $27.50 Late Fall Jackets $13.85 XTLK LUCKIAMUTE. nore the ireutle ratn takes :i tf (he sunshine. TYadriokson did business in ;;;noe Saturday. 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 c'.malo. . 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 H swell and Chaa. Allen made a trip to Independence Friday. JUlen went to Buver ou the turday. k.; IS. Laoey and. Mrs. Mary nded the funeral of, Grand Elmurry Thursday. jternon made a business trip : ndenoe Friday. ."jlena Fuqua is on the sick jls week. "jesh was a business visitor at Jurday. :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 Independence Thursday, 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 Cockle. 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 owner thrifty. BUENA VISTA. 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 Thursday. SUVER. 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 few days. ' 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 from Portland. 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 such occasions. 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 week. HAVE YOUR MEASURE . TAKEN 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 STRAUSS BROS. 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 CALL ON P.MKirkland 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.