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THE COPPER ERA, CLIFTON, ARIZ., NOV. 30, 1899.
5 Old Style Dentistry. It is a fact that the primitive ways of our torefatners are gradually coming again into vogue, and in more ways than are generally known, particularly in the act of dentistry. A case in point occurr ed here in Clifton a few days ago which, for downright simplicity, takes the palm and bids fair to become very popular with the people generally all except the established dentists, who are making a roar worthy a better cause. "Boomerang" Smith had been grunting around for sev er 1 days with the toothache and finally fetched up against Billy Hart, to whom he poured forth his trouble. Uow, a more suitable person for an occasion of this kind would be bard to hnd, and, as a matter of course, Hart deluged him with all the comfort and advice of which his over-sympatlietic?l nature was capable. The prospect of a "job" in this case was too good to let slip, so Hart went straight to Hal Dorsey, another "arch fiend," and with him entered into a conspiracy to get to extract the tooth. Hart told the man that it was unneccessary to go to a den tist, that he could pull the tooth all right and not hurt him a bit. Attersome considerable coaxing and with the help of the bystanders the consent of the man was gained, and Heart, after getting the man up alongside the stove, proceeded to take hold of the offending tooth with a pair of wire-cutting plyers. At a given signal Dorsey jerked a burning brand out of the stove and thrust it into the patient's face Indian fashion. Of course the patient jumped back, leaving the tooth in the iaw oi the plyers. it is needless to say that he was very much benefited by the operation, and so well pleased that he proceeded to black both of Hart's eyes, and tiien to clean out the Blue Goose saloon in the latest ap proved Western style. For two hours it was dangerous tobe seen upon the streets ot Ciifton. And now comes Drs. Lord and Heavenston with a criminal suit against Hart and Dorsey for practicing without a license. Walter L. Main's circns disbanded at Las Vegas for the season, turning loose about a hundred roustabouts on the com munity. Since then several holdups have occurred and the police are having a hard time ridding the city of these in dividuals. Martin, the fake living skel eton, was also turned loose without pay, and, as he is in poor health, the citizens are taking care of him. See the Boy Swallow the Ball. H. Examinations . . Absolutely free. Hold this picture directly before your eyes at the normal reading dis tance of about 14 inches, draw it slow ly toward the face and the boy will swallow the pill "like a little man." People are prone to swallow too much senseless stuff about their eyes and are very often unnecessarily alarmed by the talk of unscrupulous and ignor ant practitioners. I am not the only one giving honest, conscientious glass service, but I would be pleased to con vince you that I am one that does. A. SCHELL, Oph. D., Morenci, Ariz. Appointments by mail. Will be at Clifton Hotel, Clifton, Sunday afternoon, next, Dec. 3. Buy a Lot Build A fiome. In HENRY HILL'S ADDITION to . . CLIFTON Applyto HENRY HILL, Owner. I December Services. Clifton. Service every Sabbath and every Wednesdav evening at 7.30 p. m. breaching: Dec. 3, 17 and 31 at 10.30 a. m. L'ec. 10 and 24 at 7.30 p. m. The Sacrament of the Lord's Supper will be adminis'ered Dec. 10 at 7.30 p. in. Morenci. Preaching: Dec. 3, 17 and 31 at 7 p. m. Dec. 10 and 24 at 10.30 a.m. The bacrament of the Lord's Supper will be administered Dec. 3 at 7 p. m. B. (J. Meeker. Our Senate Boy Cigars, 5c are un equalled at the price. L. W. Smith. Ernest E. Weston, MUSICAL SPECIALIST. Pupils received, elementary or advanc ed, for the Organ, Piano, etc. Engage ments accepted, üesiaenee witn iur. j. Sidebotham, CLIFTON, A. T. When you want good reading, go to L W. Smith's. Another shower would be acceptablt at this juncture. Hot chocolate goes nicely these even ings. You tan get it at L. W. Smith's. The Knights of Pythias gave an invi tation ball at their hall in Lordsburg las: night We have Charles Dickens' complete works at 25c. per copy. Have you reac them ? L. W. Smith. Billy Hamilton went quail hunting Friday and, judging from the size of hit sack upon returning, met with success. See Sirame & Townsend's line of car pets Moquettes, Velvets, Brussels ant. ingrains; also floor oil-cloths and lino lenms. Tailor-made suits for ladies anc" gents.