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THE COPPER ERA, CLIFTON, ARIZ., DEC. 21, 1899.
7 Shortest day of the year. Gus Cline is here from Mexico to lo cate. Henry McGee hai opened a saloon at Guthrie. Christmas sermon Sunday evening at 7:30 p. m. In Cuba there are 57 money order post offices in operation. Books by the bent authors. Only 10c. each at L. W. Smith's. Our after-dinner cigars please the most fastidious. L. VV. Smith. W. H. Wiggins will spend Christmas with his daughter in El Paso. Christmas Puck, Judge, and other peri odicals, on sale at L. W. Smith's. Corn fed pork at Union Market. Gil lespie & Hooper, telephone No. 27. Chancellar cigars are sold on their merit. Fresh supply at L. W. Smith's. The republican convention will con vene in Philadelphia on Tuesday, June 19 next. Mrs. Ed Sidebotham, of Morenci, left Sunday for El Paso to spend the holidays with relatives. Will Whipple arrived Tuesday from the territorial university to spend holiday week at home. If you smoke cigarette you should try Richmond Straight Cuts. They are the best. L. W. Sm:th. Born, to Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Whipple, at their farm below town, Monday, De cember 18, a daughter. "The Sunreon's Daughter" and "The Black Dwarf," by Sir Walter Scott, 10c. each at L. W. Smith's. General Ieonard Wood has been as signed as military commander of Cuba and governor of the island. Do you know that we keep the best cigars in town? A trial will convince you. L. W. Smith. For nice Roasts, Steaks and Chops call al the Union Market. Free and prompt delivery to any part of the city. Prof. Prettyman has sent out invita tions for a masquerade ball, to be held at hit pavilion on Christmas night. A Chinaman, aged about 63 years, died last Saturday night in Clifton, of pneumonia, and was buried Sunday. Miss Olive McFate arrived from her home at Alpine, Apache county, Satur day, on a protracted visit to her brother his and family. The editor of the Era left for Roe well, N. M., Monday on business and to visit his two little boys. Mr. Lea will return about the 1st proximo. Early Tuesday morning snow fell on the mountain back of Gold Camp, and the mountain presented a chilly but grand sight to Cliftonians. All kinds of Sausauges, fresh and pickled Tripe, Corned Beef, Hamburger Steak ; in fact, everything in the meat line, at the Union Market. The Sundav school Christmas enter tainment will be on Tuesday evening in the school house. A program of music ane recitations will be given. Baptismal Service On Sunday even ing, at 7:30 p. m., an opportunity will be offered to parents who are members of I any evangelical church, to present chil dren for baptism. Following is a list of those who paid the amounts set opposite their names for the purchase of the Clifton street sprink ler: A. C. Co. $100, Jas Colquhoun $50, L Fraissinett $25, S W Price & Co $25, J G Hopkins $25 ; Sirianni & Bro., W F Hagan Pre Davidson, Mike Beardon, A T Thomas, J & A Smith, George Hor meyer, M J Egan, $10 each ; Quong Chung Lutig, G.itii & Wood, $7.50 each; Simpson & Wright, Sam Abraham, L J Dunagm, Pete Torrance, W A Pitt, J D Audley Smith, E L Davis, D Clark, Clif ton Hotel, Dr Burtch, Gim Kee, Thomas Smith,- Romolo Chavez, B A Boyje, Geo B Gamble, $5 each ; Henry Katz, Jas N McFate, Jim Bartlett, $4 each ; George High, $3; F H Springer, E A Harwell, A C Mole, G F Vaughan, Clarence May, T M Smith, $2 each ; R M Sutherland, M H Jones, G Deurza, Jno Cromb, $1 each. Total paid, $426. The sprinkler cost, laid down, $406, leaving a balance in the hands of Mr. Price of $20, which will be applied toward the construction ot a shed in which to keep it. Ten persons on the subscription list, owing about $33, have not as yet paid, but the money will be thankfully received by Mr. Price and applied to the shed fund. F. H. Hudson was appointed postmast er of Clifton on the 13th inst. and ex pects to receive bis commission today. I Upon receipt of his commission he will forward his bond to Washinghton for ap proval, and it will probably be about three weeks before he will take charge of the office. Mr. Hudson is already de luged with circulars and pamphlets of postoffice fixtures from manufacturers in the east. TLe new concentrator building, now under construction by the A. C. Co. at this place, will be of iron. A large por tion of the iron i-i on the ground and more arriving daily. To the Public : The Clifton Meat Market has opened the season for the celebrated Homt-r, La.. Oysters which will arrive every Friday. 5 C3-ET YOUR 55 JOB WORK 5 5 AT HOME. JJ "WiTST NOT? When you can pet it just as cheap, far better 5? 5 work, and better material. 5 THE OFFICE 3 Is prepared to do any and all kinds of Job L Printing in first-class style. Try us.