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The copper era. (Clifton, Graham County, Ariz.) 1899-1911, June 01, 1899, Image 3

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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.

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