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THE COPPER ERA, CLIFTON, ARIZ., NOV. 16, 1899.
ITEMS OP INTEREST. Manitoba has 1,600,000 acres of wheat. Fried wasp soup is considered a great luxury in China. There are 300 women in the United licensed to preach. The area of the world's coal fields is 471,800 square miles. The value of canaries raised in a year in Germany is $250,000. A man is Glasgow is making a manu script copy of the Bible. Farmers in South Carolina have rais ed 20,000,000 lbs. of tobacco this year. The value of all the precious stones found in this country in 1898 was $160, 920. The translation of Capt. Dreyfus' let ' ters to his wife is selling at the rate of 600 copies a day an almost unprece dented sale for a book of that character. The Glasgow town council has award ed a contract for two electric traction en gines to an American company, solely on the ground of an earlier delivery than could be promised in Great Britain. A Boston banking house has in its keeping $65,000 with which it does not know what to do. The money was rais ed by the volunteer aid association, tnd was to be used in caring for our soldiers during the Spanish war. Figures collected from the manufact ures of clothing go to show that dur ing the past ten years the girth of the average American citizen who wears pants haB increased from 46 to 47 1-4 inches. Now see the hatters and ascer tain whether or not his head has swelled any. The Old Colony company has applied for a charter to construct a railroad tun nel under Pike's Peak, with branches encircling the Cripple Creek district, the total length to be fifty miles. The tunnel will enter the mountains at Colorado Springs and emerge at Marigold. A most unexpected discovery of nat ural gas has jut been made by Colonel W. T. Brooks and O. H. Willis in the Valley of Yuma. The travel between Clifton and Moren- ci is increasing daily. S. W. PRICE & CO., QENERAI ERCHLANDISE. Clifton, Arizona. -A.gen.ts Jos. Sonlitz Brewing Co. ' 1 Giant Powder Co. J. R. McGIBBON, DEALER IN New and Second-Hand Furniture, Carpets, Shades, Stoves, Crockery, Glassware, Etc.. WRITE FOR PRICES. 309 El Paso Street, .El Paso, Texas. SOPERA HOUSE BUILDING. .THE CLIFTON. Ice 8- Gold Stoeage Plant AND BOTTLING WORKS J. IT. McFATE, Manager. CLIFTON, ARIZONA. ... Manufacturer of Pure Carbonated Drinks of all kinds. Soda Water, Ginger Ale, Sarsaparilla, Root and Birch Beer, Ftc. Seltzer Water in Syphon Bottles. Assorted goods by the case at wholesale prices. Ice, wholesale and retail. Melons at retail from cold storage. ÉThe attention of families is called to our cold storage facilities. "Small or large quantities of goods stored at most reasonable rales. tGoods gathered and delivered. SPECIAL ATTENTION PAID TO SUPPLYING FAMILIES. GREEN'S DAILY STAGE LINE. - - From Coronado - - - to Solomonville Leaves Coronado 8.15 a m ; arrives Solomonville 1.30 p r,- " Solomonville 8.30 am;" Coronado 2.30 p m. Attentive drivers and comfortable coaches. Especial attention t- Private conveyances furnished, on application, either for bagp