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THE COPPER ERA, CLIFTON, ARIZ., OCT. 12, 1899.
9 ' Tfce Washerwoman' Htvtnie. ' Mr. De Sharp (anxiously) I inadver tently sent my cuff buttons to the wash icst week. Did you find them? Washerwoman Sure, Oi saw a couple in th' tnh. hut I have no time to be fish- in around fur brass cuff buttons, an Oi t'rew thim away. Mr. De Sharp (in horrified accents) Threw tkem away! Those buttons were pure gold. Washerwoman Moyi Moy! That's too bad. Oi ni ver thought tha a young man wot was always beatin' down a poor washerwoman's prices cud afford to wear gold. N. Y. Weekly. Mr. HeDaln Pusmled. Mrs. Guff What might be the mat ter, Mrs. McDuffer? Sure and ye look moighty puzzled. Mrs. McDuffer' And I am that, Mrs. Guff; 1 want to buy a quarter of a, pound of tay and a new glass buther dish, and by this and by that 1 don't' know wheth er to buy my tay at the shop where they give away the buther dishes, or to pur chase my buther dish at the place where they give away the tay. Tit-Bits. Then and Now. "Yes, they all prophesied a brilliant future for him. When he was only five years old he used to speak pieces at Sunday school entertainments and hold the audience spellbound." "And now?" "Oh, he married, and now he doesn't even speak to his wife!" Cleveland Leader. From Ont of the Put. "What are you going to do with your ark when it's finished?" queried one of Noah's neighbors, who suspected that the good man had "bats," to use the language of the period. "Oh, I'm going to save it for a rainy day," knowingly replied Noah, who could already see his questioner's finish. Town Topics. Lut Resource. The poor man had been looking all day for a job. "Disappointed again!" he exclaimed. "1 am in despair. There is not a thing in the house to eat!" "Ah, dear," said the faithful wife, "we have but one resource left. We must take in boarders." Philadelphia Kecord. Still More Marvelous. "'It may seem incredible, but it's true. Twenty years ago he was a bur glar. Now he's a preacher of the Gos pel and a useful man." '"It doesn't seem incredible to me. I know a most excellent preacher on the West side who was once a ward politi cian." Chicago Tribune. CLIFTON MEAT MARKET & SAUSAGE FACT0EYs J. C. GATTI, Proprietor. rhe Best of Beef, Pork and Mutton Constantly on Hand. A Trial Order Will Convince Yea of the Truth of This .All Kinds of Sausages a Speciality Tie CLIFTON HOTEL- MRS. M. ABRAHAM, Prop. ' Headquarters for Commercial and Mining Men White and Colored Help. - - Table Supplied with the Best the Market Affords CLIFTON, ARIZONA. General Merchandise, Hay, Grain anca. Lumber. Goods Delivered J. C. PcRSLEY. John Blake. Z. C. PRINA & CO., -Proprietors of the- STAR ROLLER FLOUR MILLS. S afford, Arizona. FLOUR BRANDS : Silver Sheaf, equal to Pride of Denver; Belle of ".)!), equal to any brand in Arizona; XXXX. FLOUR, GRAIN, CORN MEAL, BRAN, CHOP FEED." A large stock always on hand at prices that defy competition Manufacturers of the only Steam Flaked Barley in Arizona. \n\n HAGAN & CO., Z. C. Prisa.