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THE COPPER ERA, CLIFTON, ARIZ., OCT. 12, 1899.
5 Tli Copper Era.. ByCE. BULL. Issued Thursdays at Clifton, Graham County, Ariz $2.50 a Year; Single Copies 10c. Entered at the Clifton, Arizona, postoffice 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 ed to do injustice to anyone or any enterprise. District Court Notts. L. Fraissinet, Gordon McLean, J. G. AUred and Nicholas Cole were excused and a special venire was issued. The (oar new grand jurymen added were : A. W. Moore, Lambert Frye, VV. S. Davis and A. T. West. George Green manager of the A. C. Co. 'store at Metcalf, was chosen foreman and the grand jury was sworn in. Joe Heaves acted as baliS for the grand jury. The grand jury made two reports Tues day and returned indictments against the following persons : Tommy Colvin and Alvido Lerna, indictment for grand larceny; Wm. Cornelius, indicted for grand larceny ; Simon Rodriguez and Feliciano Hernandez, indicted for mur der; Rufus Nephewj and William Ap person, indicted for grand larceny. The prisoners were arraigned Tuesday after noon and each took one day to plead. In the tax suit case of the Detroit Cop per Mining com p iny vs. the Board of Equalization of Graham county the court rendered a decision in favor of the D. C. Co. and against the Board of Equaliza tion. The court held that the proceed ings of the Board of Equalization were irregular and the raise of $71,000 was void. The grand jury made another partial Teport on Wednesday and returned an indictment against Serapio Acosta, charg ed with an assault with a deadly weapon. The case of the Territory against Alberto Vega was dismissed. The case against C. E. Lynch, charged with an assault with a deadly weapon, was continued for the term on showing made by counsel for defendant that im portant witnesses were unable to be present. The case against W. B. Foster, who 'was convicted of the killing of A. B. Al len, at Duncan, was dismissed. Foster was granted a new trail but the witnesses for the prosecution were out of the coun try, and after conferring with the board of supervisors in regard to the case, the district attorney moved that it be dis missed. The cattle stealing case against James B. Hinton, Jr., Jesse Cox, Monte Slaugh ter, Allen Chitty, five cases, were, on motion of the district attorney, dis missed. Rufus Nephews, alias ' Climax Jim," plead not guilty to the charge of grand larcuny, and trial set for October 12th. The grand jury was discharged Mon day evening they found twenty-two true bills, four cases in which no bills were found, and three casus were held over for the next grand jury, the parties being unable to appear at this term. Beef has come down to 10, boletas. Piano for sale ; inquire at the Era of fice. Mrs. A. J. Hanson, and son have re turned from Los Angeles. Chas. M. Shannon left last week for Chicago on mining business. M. F. Weston has gone to Kerrville, Texas, for a six weeks' visit to relatives. Judge. Anthony Wright returned from Solomonville where he had been on bus iness. The Ice Cream Parlor is still serving the choicest phosphates and fancy drinks to be had.- Contractor J. C. Thomas visited Solo monville, Pima and other valley points last week. Why smoke inferior cigars when the Ice Cream Parlor is selling the bes in the market at reasonable prices. No matter what the thermometer reg isters, you will find Hire's Root Beer a refreshing beverage. lr,a Cream Parlor. J. S. Cromb, Chris Fritz and W. C. Blank, returned from the county seat Tuesday. They were nembers of the grand jury. Master Mechanic Dave Clark return ed from Solomonville yeslerdy. Mr. Clark was one of the members of the grand jury. County Surveyor E. R. Stafford, ac companied by his wife, arrived in Clif ton Tuesday. Mr. Stafford is here on professional business. Mr-. Neil Munro and daughters left last week for Globe, where they will spend a couple of months visiting rela tives. Miss Grace Pearce arrived from Pleas anton, Texas, Tuesday, to spend the fall and winter with her sister, Mrs . C. E. Bull. Beef on the hoof went up to $7 a hun dred in Chicago last week, the highest since 1892 and the highest October price since 1884. Tim Nardelli's saloon building on Chase Creek is about completed and Tim says he will open the finest saloon in Arizona in a few days. Jud Webster left this morning to at tend court at Solomonville. Frank Web ster will leave Saturday and Judge Hor meyer will leave Sunday for the same place on court business. John Bingham, one of the A. C. Co's. foremen, met with a painful though not serious accident last Friday. He was caught in a belt and thrown about twelve feet, receiving several bruises and a cut in the arm. - II. H. Blainchaine, the A. & N. M. op erator at this point for the past eight months, left Sunday for his old home at Ossain, Iowa, to reside. G. W. McCoy, an A 1 operator from Lordsburg, now holds down the position here. The first number of the "Mirror," a monthly publication by the Latter Day Saints Academy, Thatcher, is on our desk. It is in pamphlet form, twelve pages, and is filled with instructive read ing matter. The students deserve credit for their enterprise. THE MAP OP 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 diously, quickly, cheaply and safely. Pullman Palace Sleepers are run between EI Paso, Mex ico, and Tarn pico. For rates and other information, apply, to . o. .a.. 3vrrjrriTiEK.. Com'l Agt., El Paso, Texas.