THE COPPER ERA, CLIFTON, ARIZ., NOV. 30, 1899.
Arizona Gopper Gompany
- Dealers In
Teachers' Institute Resolutions.
The time having arrived that our de
liberations are about to close and the
Teachers' Institute of 1899 becomes a
matter of history it ia proper and becom
ing of us, as teachers, to show our ap
preciation of the efforts put forth for our
comfort nd entertainment during our
stay in Clifton ; therefore, be it
Resolved, by the teachers of (he Insti
tute, that we extend our most sincere
thanks ..to the people of Clifton, the Ari
z na Copper Co., and all who have so
teneruusly t-ntertained us and made our
visit one of pleasure and profit.
R -solved, that the thanks of the In
Bti'ute are due our worthy superintend
ent for his vigorous, earnest and untiring
fflor s in behalf of the teachers who are
Resolved, that the system of conduct
ing teachers' institutes in the Territory
of Arizona, as provided for by law, is
expensive ; th t it interferes with the suc
cess of tiie S; hoolE ; that it does not ful
fill the purpose for which it was in
tended. Therefore, be it
Keoived, that the teachers and pub
lic schools would receive greater benefit
from a normal institute held during the
cummer vacation at some convenient and
desirable location. Therefore, be it
Resolved, that the county superintend
ent be requested to use his best endeav
ors to secure a normal institute for the
teachers of Graham county, that the
Teachers' Institute be h-.-ld in connection
therewith, and that we, the teachers of
this Institute, hereby pledge to him our
best efforts and co-operation in any and
all Of his efforts in this direction.
Resolved, that the course of study pro
vided by the mperintendent of public
instruction is of great benefit and well
calculated to assist the teachers in bring
ing about a uniform system of craded
schools in the territory, and that we will
follow this course of studv as closely as
practicable in our respective districts.
Resolved, that national control of the
public srhoo's of the United States would
be of ijreat benefitto teachers and schools
of all ; rades, and that we would be
pleased to have our representative in
confess bring the subject before the
proper department of the national gov
ernment that the matter may become a
subject of general discussion and atten
tion throughout the country.
K. R. Ca-per, represen' ing the Mining
and Scientific Press, of San Francisco,
was a pleasant caller at our office last
Frid y. Mr. Casper spent several days
here and at Morenci, and quite an ex
tensive write-up of this district may be
looked for in the next issue of the Press.
Onr cigars always give satisfaction.
L. W. Smith.
Have your clothes cleaned and pressed
at Simms & Townsend's; opposite Hotel
For sale three pieces bed-room suite
and dining table ; good as new. Inquire
t this office.
Have yon seen our line of novels at
10c. each? Thy are by the best auth
ors, and bound in neat paper covers. L.
Mrs. A. A. Anderson and son came in
from Washington, D. C, Thursday, much
to the delight of A. A., who had not seen
them for qui"e a while.
Ross Anderson, brother to A. A. An
derson, came in from the Mescaloro In
dian reservation, in iNew Mexico, last
Sunday, and will locate in Clifton, hav
ing accepted a position with the A.C. Co.
Falcone & Nardelli wish us to again
call the attention of the people to the
fact that the First Chance is still in the
lead and that if you want to drown your
troubles just call on them and get one of
their hot drinks.
Jack Goodwin and family arrived from
Roswell, New Mexico, last Friday, hav
ing come overland via White Oaks, St.
Johns and Blue. They were on the road
about a month. Mr. Goodwin is a first
class barber and may conclude to open
up a shop in Clifton.
We call attention to the ad. of Frank
Weise, the Morenci jeweler, in this issue.
Mr. Weise has been in the jewelry and
watch-making business all his life. He
is not so old as he might be ; but is old
enough to know just what is wrong with
your watch or clock and is skillful enough
and has the tools to put them in first
class shape. Call on him ; he is the
handsomest man in Morenci.
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