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THE COPPER ERA, CLIFTON, ARIZ., MARCH 1, 1900.
The Masquerade Ball.
The Washington's Birthday Masquer
ade Ball, given by Prof. Prettyman, at
his academy in North Clifton, last Thurs
day evening, was a decided success,
there being fifty-one couples in attend
ance, about half of whom were masked.
The costumes were all attractive, some
being very comical and others gaudy.
Quite a number were made in Los Ange
les and some in El Paso. All masks
were removed at 11 o'clock, and at 12
the elegant repast prepared by Martha
Wasl ing'on was ready for obliteration,
and the rapidity with which it vanished
was tho highest compliment that could
he bestowed upon Martha Jane. Long
Torn, who presided in the capacity of
wnit'-r, displayed agility and politeness
calculated to cause any of his brother
waiters at the Delmonic to turn white
with enyy. After lunch, dancing was
resumcJ, and at 2 o'clock all who par
ticipated returned to their respective
homes expressing themselves as having
had a most delightful time.
C. D. Long, clown
Neil Munro, clown
Will Gerard, convict
F. M. Ballis, Hawaii
G. B. Hartley, Black Prince
C. R. Ringland, clown
C. R. Tossell, bicycle .
Lew Smith, Uncle Sam
E. L. Griswold, Mexican gentleman
Pete Torrence, sailor
C. E. Vanling, negro with razor
John Doran, Italian Brigand
Mit Simms, tramp
J. L. Knight, soldier
Jack Fitzgerald, jack of hearts
A Schwarz, Chinam;in
Wash Smith, monkey '
Geo. Vaughn, miner .
Mrs. Prettyman," Martha Washington
Miss Susie Abraham, Turkish lady
. Miss Mae Miller, flower girl
Mrs. Reardon, Empress Josephine
Mrs. Gerard, sunflower girl
Mrs. Thos. Harry, liberty
Mis. Emerson, looking backward
Mrs. Vaughan, peasant
Mrs. Tom Smith, morning
Miss Clara Howard, bells
Miss Ollie Potter, bells
Mrs. Segal, fortune teller
Miss Goldacker, country girl
J Acrobatic clowns
Miss Jennie Segal, diamond girl
Mrs. Wagstaff, school girl
Mrs. Knight, school girl
Miss McCabe, night
Mrs. Vanling, domino
Miss Ella Parker, Mexican peasant
Mies Alva Smith, baby
Garden seeds, all kinks, at J. & A.
. Mrs. Chas. Shibell started to Los
No. 2 reverberatory furnace at the
smelter is finished.
The Ladies' Home Journal for March
has arrive 1. L. W. Smith.
The El Paso Times delivered at your
house the same day as published. See
L. W. smith.
We deliver the Rocky Mountain News,
and Denver Republican just one day
late. L. W. Smith.
We are serving soda water, flavored
with the purest of fruit juices and ex
tracts. L. W. Smith.
An effort will be made to effect an or
ganization of the Presbyterian church at
Morenci next Sunday.
There is nothing so refreshing as a
glass of Coca Colo, or Hire's Root Beer.
L. W. Smith sells them.
Bring your job printing to the Era of
fice, where you can get first-class work
done at reasonable prices.
Mrs. Herbert W. Beers started to Del
Norte, Colo., to-day to visit her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Nevilt.
Robert Sieggall, one of Morenci's pro
gressive business men, was a pleasant
caller at the Era office Tuesday.
Bargains! Bargains! This is stock
taking month and we offer special bar
gains in dry goods, gent's hats and shoes
J. & A. Smith.
Morris Simon, traveling for Albert
Mathias, the El Paso wholesale merch
ant, spent severals day in Cliftoti and
Morenci this week.
The Western Vaudeville Comedy Co.
gave a delightful entertainment at tin
Dancing Academy last Friday evening;
also one the next evening at the same
Jud Webster has the contract for haul
ing the lumber that will be used in the
construction of the northern portion of
the Morenci Southern. He will haul
from Morenci souih.
We call the attention of our readers to
the ad. of C. P. Dunn, druggist, in this
issue. Mr. Dunn is an experienced
pharmacist and has a well-selected stock
of fresh drugs, fine candies, cigars, fete.
W. M. Wambaujih, chief engineer in
charge of the construction of the Morenci
Southern, was in Clifton Friday on his
way to Morenci. Mr. Wambaugh has
established headquarters at Lordsburg
where the contractors have their office.
Notice the professional card of Dr.
Luther C. Toney in this issue. Dr. Ton
ey recently came here from Bisbee and
is highly recommeded both as a physi
cian and a gentleman. He speaks Ger
man Spanish and English with equal
J. C. Smith came up from Lordsburg
Saturday and on Tuesday he and John
Blackwood opened up their saloon on
Chase Creek, in the place recently va
cated by J. C. Gatti. They are both
experienced saloon men and keep a good
quality of drinkables.
News comes from Roswell, New Mex
ico, to the effect that John Jordan and
wife have "kUsed and made up" and
are living in perfect peace and harmony.
It will be remembered that their married
relations were broken into here last sum
mer and that they separated.
On last Thursday, Feb. 22, Jesse Dun
lap, known as Three-Fingered Jack, died
at the hospital in Tombstone from the
effects of the wounds he received while
in the hold-up at . Fairbanks two weeks
ago from the gun in i he hands of Messen
ger Milton. Milton is improving rapid
ly despite the fact that the physicians
had to take two and one-half inches ot
bone out of his arm.
The Arizona Copper Company will be
pleased to receive bids on four or more
teams to da scraping and other work for
Bidders to quote a price per day, cov
ering rost of each team and man to drive
same, the Company supplying scrapers.
Each bid to be mailed in a sealed en
velope to A. T.Thomson, Cashier, Clif
ton, Arizoni, on or before March 14th,
The Company reserves the right to re
fuse the lowest bidder.
Clifton, Arizona, Feb. 27, 1900.