THE COPPER ERA, CLIFTON, ARIZ., DEC. 21, 1899.
HAGAN & CO.,
Hay, q-rain . ctnci Lumtoer.
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.
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
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
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