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I10RENCI, t?. Morenci Leader Roscoe Wright spent Christmas with relatives In Hurley, N. M. Miss Schenck 'has been spending the past week the guest of friends In the valley.' Miss Loma McLean, of Los Angeles, Is. the guest of Mr. and Mrs. M. H. McLean during the holidays. Misses Smith and Stabler, ot Phoe- t 1 v aro ih ptiflntfl nf MV nnH "M"r 11. A. oeicucn auring tne noiiaays. Arthur Crowfoot has been a visitor In Tyrone this week where he ' has JSone on a business trip. Supt. W. E.- Lutz, of Morenci pub lic, schools, spent Saturday of this week In Phoenix, where he attended a meeting of the state board. H.VF". trtley, of Co. M., at Naco, LArizona, is enjoying a ten days' fur lough with his mother, Mrs. Irene Ftley. ',; C. .M. Staples recently purchased lie ; Frank Rathbnn residence on A bill and moved into their new home the latter part of this week. James McDougall : left here this week for Tyrone, N. M., where ' he will enter the employ of the Burro Mountain Copper Co. Reginald McLean, of Co. M., at Naco, is enjoying a short, furlough with his parents Mr. and Mrs'. Mi H. McLean during the holidays. Miss Maude Terrell and Miss Rea "gan of BIsbee, are spending the holi days the guest of relatives and friends. "Leonard "Wright of Company M., at Naco stopped off in Morenci for the dance on : Wednesday evening after spending Christmas with rela tives m Hurley, N. M. About fifteen couples of "young peo ple will journey to Clifton on Satur day evening, Dec. 30th, to attend the annual ball given by Clifton Lodge B. P. O. E. These affairs have always been quite enjoyable and all are look ing forward to the best dance ever given. f Pfe our auh V Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Albrecht of Clifton, Mrs Knapp and Mrs. Covert ot Marion, Ohio, were the dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Pan sing on Christmas. Francis Blliger, who is attending school in Albuquerque, N. M., is en joying her Christmas vacation with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. Blli ger. , Misses Hazel, Goldie and Est Agner,' are entertaining their mother Mrs. Agner of Ottawa, Ohio, who ar rived on Christinas night, making an unexpected visit with her family. Mr. and Mrs. E. P: Hastings enter tained a -.party-of friends in honor of Misses Terrell and Regan, of Bisbee at their home on Tuesday evening. A social time was enjoyed through out the 'affair. - ' W. 6, Landers was the genial host of a party of eighteen : young " people to a dinner at Morenci Hotel on Wed nesday evening in honor of Miss Ter rell and .Reagan of Bisbee, Arizona. The affair was a well appointed one from start to finish and heartily en Joyed by all. .-- Morenci Chapel was .-packed to overflowing on Christmas eve when the children's . Christmas entertain ment was given. The usual songs, recitations by the youngsters . were pleasing to all as well as an inter esting talk given, by Rev. Krichbaum accompanied by a set of picture slides covering the subject. At the close of the affair, the Sunday school treat was distributed. Madame Loeser of, Los Angeles, formerly prima donna, of the German Opera - company of New York, will give a song recital in the Morenci Club on next . .Wednesday evening, January 3rd,, singing the songs the people love. This will be a rare musi cal treat and the opportunity should be embraced by everyone. The rep ertoire includes everything from the singing of grand opera to the popular ballads of the day. '. Enthused with the holiday spirit, the members of the Morenci Dancing Club enjoyed a very pretty dancing party at the Morenci Club on Wed- THECOPPERE R A. txttixb to our patents mxb fnmas fora test frrtsljcs for a ffappu prosperous .cut liar .- nesday evening of this week. About seventy-five couples were present and all enjoyed the affair. The many beautiful gowns worn are deserving of special mention and made the affair a delight to all. R. T. Weller and orchestra furnished his unusual good music and responded to many encores. About fifteen couples vfrom Clifton and Metcalf were in attend ance. The many friends of Miss Marvel Larsen and J. Slater Hubbard were recipients of announcements of their wedding which took place at the home of the bride in Denver, Colo., cn last Friday, Deo.-,. 22nd, Both young people were former residents of Morenci and well known and popu lar, in society . Miss . Larsen. was a member of the teaching corps for two years and Mr. Hubbard was employed in: the general office of the D. C. M. Coi;! ,.They will be at home after Jarii15th, in Windsor, Co'lo. The Era jjpins their many friends in extend tag. congratulations and best wishes. In spite) of the blustering weather on Christmas morning about 500 youngsters assembled at the' Morenci Club to receive their annual gift of candy from, the Club. An orchestra furnished music until the time set for the distribution. Arranging them in single file and having them to pass over the new stage and out another door of the building, the distribution was made quickly and with no con fusion and . many , a youngster with no coat was at least made happy on that wintry morning . All of the candy provided was not given out on Christmas morning and another . free distribution will take place on New Tear's morning. Following the general holiday rush with society events and other diver sions, the public will be attracted by the coming week's offerings at the Morenci Club Picture Theatre. On Monday evening Charles Chaplin will be shown in a five reel picture ivhile on Tuesday evening, "Silk' and Satins" will be the attraction, with Margaret Clarke. "Sally In our Al ly" on Wednesday evening starring Carlyle Blackwell and Muriel Os trlche, and Donald Brian in "The Smugglers" on Thursday evening. On Saturday evening Blanche Sweet will appear in "The Sowers." On Friday evening, the third entertain ment of the Redpath entertainment course will be given. Gay Zenola MacLaren, a genius in imitation re citais of famous plays will appear at the, Morenci Club. Miss MacLaren has a natural born gift of -mimicry and can reproduce all the various char acters of a cast in a large repertoire of the jbest productions. She acts the entire play portraying each character and no doubt her entertainment will amuse all. - , 10 RELIEVE MILITIA OF ASSESSMENT Washington, Dec. 22. The follow ing bill,- designed to relieve officers and members of the national guard from .performing assessment work on claims has been introduced by Cong ressman Haydeh of -Arizona. The bill was referred to thevGommittee on the ; Public Lands and; ordered to be printed. . ' A BILL ' " TO relieve the owners of mining claims who have been mustered into the service of the United States as officers or enlisted men of the organ ized militia or national guard from performing assessment work during the term of such service. : Be it enacted by the senate and house of representatives of the United States of America in con gress assembled. That the provisions of section twenty-three hundred and twenty-four of the Revised Statutes of the" United States, which require that on each mining claim located after the tenth day of May, eighteen hundred and seventy-two, and until patent has been issued therefor, not less than $100 worth of labor shall be performed or improvements made during each year, shall hot apply to claims or parts of claims owned by officers and enlisted men of the or ganized militia or the. national guard who have been mustered into the service of the United States, so that no mining claim or any part thereof owned by such person which has been regularly located and recorded shall be subject to forfeiture for non-performance of the annual assessments until six months after such owner is mustered out of the service or until six months after his death in service; Provided, That the claimant of any WORK J mining location, in order : to obtain the benefits of this Act, shall file, or cause to be filed, in the office where the location notice or certifi cate is recorded, within ninety days from and after the passage and ap proval of this Act, a notice of his muster into the service of the United States and of his desire to hold said mining claun under this Act. -. ' Vy" -". ' " . I REUNION OF MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE A Revival Conference' is being plan ned : for the Thirtieth Reunion of the Moody Bible Institute ot Chicago January 31 to February 5- which, is known as Founder's day. In the list of ' speakers : already announced are Bishop-Lather B. Wilson, D. D., of the Methodist -Episcopal church; Rev. R. A. Torrey, D. D., Dean of the Los Angeles Bible Institute; Rev. A. B. Winchester, D. D, Pastor of Knox Presbyterian church, Toronto, Can ada; Rev. C. I. Scofleld, D. D, Editor of, the Scofield Reference" Bible; and Pastor Paul , Rader of the Moody c&urch. There- is expected to be" a a large' gathering of the Alumni of the Institute including evangelists missionaries, and other Christian workers from all over the world. A call has gone out from the Institute for all its friends to pray that the old time ; fire may fall. Expectant vis itors are asked to write to the In stitute for details and the "reservation of rooms. ECLIPSE OF SUN AND MOON TO BE VISIBLE. Of the seven eclipses of the sun and moon during 1917 only two will be visible in the United States . The first eclpise of . the new year will be a total eclipse of the moon January 7th, which will be . visible In the United States. The total eclipse will begin at 1 o'clock oh the morning of the 8th. The second eclipse will be a partial eclipse of the sun January 22nd. This will not be visible in the United States. A total eclipse of the moon July 4 is scheduled but will not be seen in the United States as will also a partial eclipse of the sun July 18.. An annular eclipse of the sun De cember 13 will not be visible in the United States, but a total eclipse, of the moon December 27 will be visible in the United States and will be watched with interest by astronomers and others. In the year 1918 there will be three FRIDAY, DECEMBER 29, '1916 eclipses; two of the sun "and one of -the moon. The moon will be good to the .peo ple of the United States on June 8, 1918, and his shadow will pass from the northwestern part of the United, States obliquely across to the north ern part of Florida ending m the Ba- ' hama Islands, the sun setting at this part bf the globe. '. ; - . This will be a treat for it Is an awe-inspiring sight to witness a. total eclipse... Being" in June chances, for , clear weather are more favorable. . ' ; i i -'- HUGE EAGLE IS CAUGHT ALIVE ON THE -DfeSERT feY'A MINER A huge American eagle' measuring more than five feet from tip to tip of extended wings; was captured on 1 the desert on the edge of Los Basin, last week by an employe' of a mining company operating in the basin, ..,."' The bird had sustainedTnJury to Its , wings by alighting on a Spanish Dag-. . ger plant. ,rOne ofvth, sharp points . had penetrated its right wing and. '4 ts , . captor had .'to free the half dead bird " from the plant. -The lack of water J. had so weakened the big bird that it..; was unable to extricate itself from Its perilous position but it did not stop, the frightened eagle from putting. up, a fight against capture that resulted in its captor's hands . being ' severely . lacerated . ( ' ....... , The injured bird was thrown into the machine and at intervals was giv en water. Upon arrival at the -mine ..' it was fed; and otherwise cared : for for several days. One pight, after, it had regained strength,-it flew away. , When Cqnstantme looks' jit. Ro umania he is more afraid 'of his dear brother-in-law than ever... .. Morenci Lodges No. S3 l.O.O.F. Meets ever Wednesday evening. Vtrttln'e Brother Mtalij invited to attend: John Pas coo. Noble Grand. James Cocking. Rec. Secretary. . aVIX SEIVKE EXAMINATIONS Gt m lob with Uocle Sam a foo4 boat Buy bours, dignified work, chine for promotion, and a sscur future. 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