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THE COPPER ERA, CLIFTON, ARIZ., DEC. 14, 1899.
5 TERRITORIAL NEWS. The peop'e of Tucson have decided to pat in a sewer system. A great many of the citizens of Safford want ttie town incorporated. Three thousand visitors were in Phoe nix on the first day of the carnival. The Tucson city conn -il has selected a site 390x240 feet for the Carnegie lihr.ry. The ranchers on the lower Gila find a good maiket in Bisbee for their farm pro ducts and poultry. The Roswell Register says thit several emigrant schooners parsed through town last Friday ttiroute to Saff-rd, Arizona. A teachers' institute will be held in Holbrook on the 27th, 28th and 29th of the present month. A large attendance is expected. It is reported that Chas. Tririkner was shot wnd dangerously wounded by John Hall at Trinkners' ranch in Pinal coun'y one dav last week. A Winslow mother with five mirriage- able daughters defines a bachelor as a "miserable coward who has lost the op portunity" of a lifetime." The Odd Fellows of Prescott are con templating the ercciion of a three-story building on their lot opposite the south east corner of the Piaza. At the home of the bride's parents in Tucson, W. H. Sexton, foreman at the Silver Belt Copper mine, was married to Miss Viola M. Bock last week. Luis Chaves, leader in the recent j til deliver' at Tucson, was killed the other day by Sheriff Wakefield. Ch ives show ed fight when the officer attempted to arrest him. Agustín Chacon, the le.ider of the band of thieves and smugglers on the border, has defied the posses now in quest of him to effect his capture. It will be remembered that this is the same man who, while under the sentence of death in Graham county, escaped from j il. A Pike county, Mo., justice is said to have made this innovation on the mar riage ceremony when called upon to unite his first couple: "Young lady, will you promise to take this helpless gosling you hold by the hand and see that he wants for nothing? Will you guarantee to stand between him and the poor house, fan him when he is sick, provide him with a new suit of clothes twice a year and always see that his sup ply of stove wood is dry and convenient until the divorce court shall intervene? If 3-ou feel like undertaking a little mat ter like this, deposit $2 with me asa guarantee that he will be well cared for and take the gosling and light out." A Bargain. For Sale. House and lot on Chase Creek. Frame house, two rooms. Lot 90x185 feet. For particulars app'y at this office. A notice is going the rounds about a girl dying frjm tight lacing. An editor, commenting on the fact, says: "The cornet should be done away with, and if the girls can't live without being squeez ed we suppose men c.n be found who will sacrifice themselves. As old as we are," he continued, "we would r.ither devo e three hours a day without a fartl ing of pay than to see the girls dying off in this manner. Office hours almost any old time." For s .le thre' pieces bed-room sui'e and dining table ; good as new. Inquire üt this otfice. Ernest E. Weston, MUSICAL SPECIALIST. Pupils received, elementary or advanc ed, for the Organ, Piano, etc. Engage ments accepted. Ke.-nience with Mr. J. indebotham, CLIFTON, A. T. Ti'xarkana, Shreveport, El Paso, New Orleans.- Trade Mark Stamped In Shank. "Anchor" Shoe. Dainty V! THE TEXAS & PACIFIC RAILWAY. Have 3'our clothes cleaned and pressed at Simms & Townsend's; opposite Hotel Clifton. West-bonn I arrives El Paso 1 : 30 p. m. Leaves 1 : 15 p. m. For particulars address, B F Darb shire, S W P A, El Paso, A W Montague, Depot Tkt Agt, El Paso, E P Turner, UPA, Dallas, Texas. "No Trouble to Answer Questions." Footwear w Shoes that please the eye and fit the feet are what you want. We've Got 'Ern in all styles of Toes; Kid and Vesting; Tops; Tan and Black. FAMOUS ST. LOUIS SHOES, MADE BY THE BROWN SHOE CO., PRO GRESSIVE SHOE BUILDERS. jt Jt S. W. PRICE & CD., Clifton. Ariz. FRED COOPER, Tonsorial Artist, Opposite Central Hotel, Clifton, Arizona - - - Hot and Cold Baths Give me a call. THE RICHELIEU - - - Clifton, Arizona L. J. DUXiGAX, Propr. First-class Wines, Liquors and Ci gars Constantly on Hand.