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THE COPPER ERA, CLIFTON, ARIZ., JAN. IS, 1900. T li & O op p r Era., flood waters of these and other the Americans than they are re- ' 7- ' a streams for irrigation and do- occupied by the Filipinos. Hun- Issued Thursdays at Clifton. Graham County. An. iM.rea.lii i"i o L miw; An r-C wil 1 $2.50 a Year; single Copies ioc. mestic purposes for the benefit dreds of millions of dollars will j. d. lea. Editor. c. e. bull, of the people who have paved be expended by this government bull & lea. Publishers and Proprietors. he way to civilization and help- and thousand of lives sacrificed Entered at the Clifton. Arizona, postoffice as ed to Swell the U. S. treasury to forward the Criminal aggreSS-second-class matter. y reclamation of arid lands. ! ion and imperial greed of the. : j Republican administration. N. The laws of Mexico forbid all n ctates ntrirm! char- Aside from the money-cost, u. Estates. processions of a ous Mr which is immense, the war in acter on the streets of its cities, tWs, The commissioner of the gen- therefore the Ration army i three ents eral land officCf Bingw Herman have no barracks m tnat coun , mni , of troops or more than 6,000 as, after subjecting the west- r)' - men, and the end is no nearer ern pe0pie to great annoyance The Benson Breeze is again than it was a year ago when the some ingtances much diffusing knowledge of the hap- first shot was fired m front ot amusuiB c B r , w t criuf expense on account of his intér nenme in, and wonderful re- the city of Manila. In spite oí c f sources of, Cochise county, Ari- the glowing reports of Major- pretation of the timber laws, zona among its many old read- General Otis the insurrection in arrived at the conclusion that ers throughout the West. the Philippines is not being put mesquite brush is not timber, as down, and there is no better ev- he had previously declared it to Clement Hightower has sold ifience of the fact than the be. Any man who hasn't got the Socorro Chieftain to a com- lengthening lists of casualties sense enough to know the differ pany of newspaper men. We caDled daily to the war office at ence between a bush and a tree regret losing Mr. Hightower Washington. The truth is, the is a discredit to so important an from the journalistic field, for, proSpect of a prolonged war is j office as the one to which the although a Republican, he is an fully reCognized in and out of gentleman in question was ap honest Republican, having tak- the army by those who are in- pointed and has held for three en the present administration to formed 6n the subject. With our years. It is in keepimg with the task many times for the enact- 70)000 troops in the field Otis is declaration of the wards of the ment of pernicious laws and for not able to garrison the towns present administration that the unjst rulings, and, above all, he captured by his forces, and no Rio Grande is a navigable is an intelligent gentleman. sooner are they abandoned by stream. The sooner it is possible to se- blTwesteS men to cabinet and SUflSet QUn other important positions the 9 TWn ljyz better it will be for the masses C . Jv of the people. It is certainly SUNSET LIMITED just and proper that the people PACIFIC COAST LIMITED should be represented by officials . TRANSCONTINENTAL DAILY of the interior department, at MOVING PALACES least, Mho know the difference THE SCENERY IS UNSURPASSED between a mesquite bush and a , TfJE ACCOMMODATIONS ARE UN EXCELLED pine tree and that the Gila and Rio Grande are not navigable - streams. They should also be For Foil Particulars and Sleeping Car Reservations, apply to broad-minded enough to know E 0 MuCobmack. t. H. GOODMAN, that it would be only an act of Passenger an.l Traffic Mgr. G. P. Agent, San Fram-isro, Cal. justice to the western people to E RAND0LPH) GEO. BUGBEE, encourage the impounding of the ' Superintendent, Tucson, Ari. Local Agt, Lordshurg, Ne,v Hex.