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THE COPPER ERA, CLIFTON, ARIZ., JUNE 1, 1899.
3 Til Copper Era. . By C. E. BULL. Issued Thursdays at Clitton. Graham County. Aril. $2.60 a Year; Single Copies 10c. Application made for entry at the Clifton, Arizona postoftice as second-class matter. Communications from subscribers upon matters of Interest always welcome. This paper wiil not be responsible for opinions expressed, but will give place to any which are fairly stated and not intend ad to do injustice to anyone or any enterprise. The oflicial statements cf the clerks ol the Senate and House committees on Appropriation have been published They show that the Fifty-Fith CongreES spent $1 ,568,282,637 and authorized con tracts that will call for $77,000,000 more This kind of expansion will follow terri torial expansion as surely as night fol lows day. To pay all this expenditure the war tax will stand indefinitely, and the next Congress will be called on to meet a large deficiency. Never before in the history of the territory has there been so much inter est manifested in mined and mining as at the present time. Frpm every point in the terrtory we hear of mines being honded, hundreds of new claims located, new Btrikes made, new smelters being put up, old ones repaired, ca pi talis ta coming from all over the United States to the territory, etc. Copper is the metal in demand; it is king. Arizona will in the neir future be the greatest copper producing seclioa in the United States, and also the world. Star. Hundreds of Mexicans with their fam iles have entered the United Sta'es from Mexico during the last few weeks. The object of the men in removing to this country is to avoid being pressed into the military service. A law soon to go into effect in Mexico make military educa tion in the standing army compulsory. Tombstone Prosector. Saratoga Chips at J. & A. Smith'e. SPatronjze Jfcome Sndustri Have Your 'Jot PrintiDf Done" at Uie Copper Sra Miles declines to comment on the beef court's report with the words "My duty is done." Alger seems to think that Miles is done and done brown. But there are a few million people who think otherwise. The sheep men of Navajo, Coconino and Apache counties have been granted permission to run their flocks on forest reserves under proper restrictions. These counties are mostly devoted to the sheep industry, and the ruling in the interest of the wool industry it a guarantee of a prosperous future for the northern coun ties. . I The reflection from the slag dump was unusually bright on Monday night and caused a sensation in the valley, where it was thought that Jerome was again on fire. Quite a number came up to view the ruins and were agreeably surprised to find our brick and concrete blocks at their old stands. Jerome Reporter. An Indian child aged about four years) was bitten by a fly about three -weeks ago, from the effects of which it died last week. The fly bite produced blood poison and the agony of the little one pii jr fo its death was intense. Kingman Miner.