Late 19th Century transportation near Clifton, Arizona - 1880s near the Coronado Mine, Coronado Stage Lines and famous Coronado Sword

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First Families Of Arizona Hold May Meeting In Museum The May-meeting of .the First Families of Arizona was held Friday Friday at the Arizona Museum, the president, Mrs. Fanny Marlar, presiding. presiding. The committee for the preservation preservation and beautification of the old pioneer cemetery, reported that the city recently' had cleaned the weeds from the grounds and set up many tombstones which had been knocked over or broken. It was unanimously agreed that a fence around the grounds and the planting of grass and shrubs were necessary to beautify the spot. Progress in the effort to secure an addition to the museum building building was reported. The following officers were elected elected for the ensuing year: Mrs. Marlar, Marlar, president; Mrs. Laurabelle Gardiner, vice-president; Mrs. Rodney Rodney C. MacDonald, second vice- president; Miss Marian Robinette, secretary-treasurer; and Mrs. E. E. Oldaker, parliamentarian. Mrs. Dora Openshaw was in charge of the program, which included included a vocal solo, "Leave Me N'ot Dear Heart," Mrs. Logan Damerou; duet. "Silver Threads Among the Gold" and "Juanita," Mrs. Elizer Morris and Mrs. Sarah Vance; Mrs. Louise Marie Harper Harper Rogers, assisted by her daugh- ter, gave a most interesting and amusing paper on "Memoirs as a Girl at Lehi Since 1SSS." George B. Gamble, who went to Clifton 52 years ago, told the early history of locomotion in Arizona. From Clifton up to the Coronado mine cars were drawn first by mules, until in order to speed up the work a small, narrow gauge engine was brought 600 miles by ox team to do the work. Mr. Gamble operated that engine which was the first in Arizona. Later he bought and operated the Coronado Coronado Stage Lines. AVhile operating operating this stage line he discovered the famous Coronado sword, which was hidden among some rocks on the upper Gila, on the route over which Coronado and his men are believed to have marched. Following the program, refreshments refreshments were served by the following following committee: Mesdames Gardiner, A. Liebenow, Marlar and Oldaker, and Miss Mary Gardiner. * • # Eastern Star Group Sets Dessert Bridge Members of Phoenix chapter No. 5. Order of the Eastern Star A"X- iliary, will have a dessert bridge at i p. m. Friday in tnt .M.i:;u...c Tcmnlc.

Clipped from Arizona Republic05 Jun 1935, WedPage 6

Arizona Republic (Phoenix, Arizona)05 Jun 1935, WedPage 6
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