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THE COPPER ERA, CLIFTON, ARIZ., DEC. 21, 1899. HAGAN & CO., CLIFTON, ARIZONA. General Merchandise, Hay, q-rain . ctnci Lumtoer. TERRITORIAL NEWS. A postoffice has been established at Ibe Ray mines in Final county. The of fice is named Bay. J. B. Cowden, of San Francisco, has been awarded the contract for a sewer system at Fort Mojave at a cost of $5,640. The United Verde Copper company expects to open its 150 room hotel at Jerome for guests about the first of Feb ruary. Governor Murphy has commuted the sentence of Eugenio Mata, awaiting death in the jail at St. Johns, Apache county, to life imprisonment. At Tucson, Monday, the democrats elected all the city aldermen except one. The successful candidatea were : Etcheln, Hale, Bail and Angus. The stockholders of the Superior Min ing Co. met last evening and made final payment on the purchase. The deeds will be received in a few days, and then the election of officers will take place. Daily News. Albuquerque, N. M., has the record of the greatest number of sunshiny days in the year of any town on the American continent. Santa Barbara, Cal., has the record of the most equable temperature, and Neab bay, on the Washington coast, the greatest annual rainfall. Land Agent Holsinger says that there is no doubt but that the government will soon set apart the petrified forests as a national park. The proposed reserve in cludes three townships and is located twenty miles east ot Holbrook. Part of it lies in Apache county and part in Navajo county. The Santa Fe Pacific railroad company are now employing Japanese as section men. The price paid the Japs is $1.10 per day as against $1.50 paid white la borers. The Japs have an agent who looks after their interests and who re ceives ten cents per day from each Jap section hand for so doing. West bound travel on the Santa Fe Pacific is enormous this season. All the passenger trains are crowded with trav elers bound to California. There will be no shortage of the crop of visitors to that state this year, and the scenic portions will derive the greatest revenue from the eastern visitors. Flagstaff Sun. The following item is clipped from the Rio Grande Republican, published at Las Cruces, N. M. : "Harry Metcalfe writes us to put him on our subscription list. He says that he is now connected with the Detroit Copper Mining Co. of Morenci, and is filling the position of order clerk for the mechanical depart ment and is doing well, with good pros pects for doing better." Wednesday, while on his way from Las Cruces to Dona Ana, Dan Price, the San Andreas mining man, was shot. He was driving with his shot gun by his side, the elbow resting on the muzzle, a sudden jar discharged the gun, tearing the arm into shreds. The arm was am putated Wednesday night, but he died from loss of blood Thursday morning. Las Cruces, N. M., Republican. The deceased lived in Clifton several years ago. DtTAWARD: "The Only Daily Min ing Paper on Earth." The World's Fair Columbian Commission. The VALUE of DOLLARS is enhanced by KNOWLEDGE. Fortune Favors the Wise. Keep posted by reading The : Daily : Minini : Record. It is an accurate guide ; gives all relia ble news of markets and mines; exposes questionable enterprises and fosters le gitimate mining. Staff correspondents in mining camps. Make us prove it by sending you a sample copy free. Rates: Per annum, $5; six months, $2.50; 3 months, $1.25; one month, 50c. THE REINERT PUB. CO., Denver, Colorado. Goods Delivered " WHERE ARE MY GLASSES?" There is nothing an elderly person, who must rely upon artificial aid for good vision, so enjoys, as good glasses. By "good glasses" we do not mean ex pensive frames, nor elaborate mountings, but do mean a finely ground lens, a lens refracting each and every atom of light accurately, and fitted by a competent op tician, from scientific measurements, made in a scientific way- The one who has relied upon cheap, illy fitting sight-dsstroyers, sold by stores, peddlers, and incompetents glasses which give the greatest relief when lost, is the person who will evince the most appreciation of those we fit, after an ac curate measurement of the eye and its defect. Dk. H. A. Sciiu., Morenci, guar antees a good fit. Ernest E. Weston, MUSICAL SPECIALIST. Pupils received, elementary or advanc ed, for the Organ, Piano, etc. Engage ments accepted. Residence with Mr. J. Sidebotham, CLIFTON, A. T. Have your clothes cleaned and pressed at Simáis & Townsend's ; opposite Hotel Clifton.