THE COPPER ERA, CLIFTON, ARIZ., DEC. 21, 1899.
Shortest day of the year.
Gus Cline is here from Mexico to lo
cate. Henry McGee hai opened a saloon at
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
Mrs. Ed Sidebotham, of Morenci, left
Sunday for El Paso to spend the holidays
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
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.
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