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THE COPPER ERA, CLIFTON, ARIZ., SEPT. 14, !Sf9.
At the grand lodge A. O. U. W., for the jurisdiction of Arizona and New Mex ico, held in Silver City last week, the following grand officers were elected to cerve until October 22nd of next year : Master workman, Hood, of Silver City, N. M. ; foreman, Moninonier of Tomb stone, Ariz.; overseer, Wilson of San Marcial, N. M.; recorder, Sheridan of Phoenix, Ariz. ; receiver, Fiokaa of Phoe nix, Aflz. ; guide, Greenleaf of Yuma, Ariz.; inside watchman, Wheeler of Her mosa, N. M.; outside watchman, Myer of Tempe, Ariz. ; medical examiner, Hagan of Silver City, N. M. ; trustees, Handrix of Tempe, " Ariz. ; Thornhill of Las Vegas, X. M. ; Lond, Albuquerque, Arizona is experiencing a year of un precedented prosperity. The natural re sources of the territory never responded so liberally to the endeavors of the peo ple, nor was nature ever more prodigal. Minea are yielding an aggregate of riches hitherto unattained, anil capital is being plentifully applied to increase result". The ranges have not been so verdant and velvety in tan years; farmers and fruit growers are harvesting bountiful crops. Prosperity is everywhere; let the people rejoice. Arizona was never in better condition to urge her varied and inexhaustible resources before the entire country. Nogales Vidette. B. Y. McKeys, K. Pennington and W. C. Willis, of Deming, have written Ter ritorial Secretary Wallace that they are not directora and have no connection with the Spenazuma Mining Company, which about a week ago filed an amend ment to its incorporation papers at the secretary' office increasing its capital to 410,000,000, and gave the names of the above gentlemen as thne of the direc tors of the company. They were named as directors of the company when it was organized, but resigned when it proved to be a fake. Silver City Enterprise. The secretary of the war has authorized Surgeon-General Sternberg to eat . blish a general hospital at Fort Bayard, New Mexico, as a sanitarium for the treat ment of officers and enlisted men of the army suffering from pulmonary tuberculosis. Toothsome steaks, roasts, etc., at Clifton M. M. & S. F., Chase Creek. the ' The Southern Pacific Company's bridge at Yuma, Arizona, connecting not only the two banks of the Colorado River, but as well, the two commonwealths, Cali fornia and Arizona, is a structure illus trative of all that is modern in bridge building. Its construction occupied about ninety days' tina', and during that while regular traffic was not at all interfered with. The principal parts consist of a drawbridge of unequal arms, a hundred and fifty feet in length ; one span, steel truss bridge with an arched upper cord, two hundred feet long and two other spans with straight curds, each one hun dred and sixty feet long, giving the struct ure a total lenuth of six hundred and seventy feet. The steel used was a trifling ma ter of some five hundred tons thirty-two thousand pounds over, to be exact. The piers are of concrete and are unusually long, to withstand the heavy current and drift. The bridge was constructed by the regular force of the Southern Pacific Company, the general arrangement and specifications being furnished by the Maintenance of Way Department. Sunset. The Southern Pacific L"ade in completeness of equipment, comfort of tr-msport, promptness of ser vice, fast and elegant trains, with pintsch gas lights 011 all cars. Dining cars on all limited trains. The highest standard maintained all the year round. No snow blockades, 238 miles the shortest line to Lb Angele--, quickest time to all eastern points. For further information call on or address E. W. Clapp, Agent, Lordsburg, N. M. Bring your job printing to the Era of fice, where you can get first-class work done at reasonable prices. CHARLES F. WHITCHER, Attorney-at-Law, Ciifton, Arizona. M. J. EG AN, ATTORN EY - AT - LAW. Office : In the Casa Grande, on the Frisco Embankment, Clifton, Arizona. THE KICHELIEU Clifton, Arizona - - L. J. UUN.IGAX, Propr. First-class Wines, Liquor? and Ci gars Constantly on Hand. FRED COOPER, - - Tonsorial Artist, Next to Blue Goose saloon, Clifton, Arizona - - - - Hot and Cold Baths Give me a call. Texarkana, Shreveport, El Paso, New Orleans. THE. TEXAS & PACIFIC RAILWAY. West-bound arrives El Paso 1 : 30 p. m. Leaves 1 : 15 p. m. Fr particulars address, B F Darbyshire, S W P A, El Paso, A W Montague, Depot Tkt Agt, El Paso, E P Turner, G P A, Dallas, Texas. "No Trouble to Answer Questions." THE MAP OF MEXICO . . . Will tell you that all important ' points in Mexico are reached by or via the Mexican Central Ry. By this route you travel commo dionsly, quickly, cheaply and safely. Pullman Palace Sleepers are run between El Paso, Alex 'ico, and Tain pico. For rates and other information, apply to O. ZVTTJLLEK.. Com'l Agt., El Paso, Texas.