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SOCORRO. NEW MEXICO. SATURDAY, APRIL 13. 1907
In An Iui lortant Regular Quarterly
Session in the City on Monday
LARGE NUMBER OF BILLS PAID
And the Finances of the County
Found to B in First Class
At a regular quarterly nt (
ing of the board of county : r.!
missioners held in the court ho.ise
in this city commencing April 1,
there were present Ciiairtnan
David Farr, Commissioner Pedr
S. Contreras, Clerk K. 1!. Sweci.
Interpreter K. S. Stapleton, and
Sheriff Aniceto C. Abulia.
The bill of Misáis- Baca, .a.
sheriff, for feeding prisoners dur
ing the last quarter was present
ed, but the board deferred action
upon it until the opinion of the
district attorney cculd be
obtained as to the legality of
The report of K. S. Stapleton
as special road commissioner
J. W. Kichardson of Kosedale
petitioned the board to revoke
the liquor license of S. (J. Viv
ian of Kosedale. Action was de
ferred pending: investigation.
The clerk was instructed to
co-operate with the territorial
engineer in selecting places
along the Kio (írande where the
two thousand dollars appropriat
ed by the territorial legislature
to increase the surface How of
the river shall be expended.
The clerk was instructed to
purchase a type-writer for the
use of Superintendent I). A.
Ortega, the purchase to be made,
however, subject to the approval
of the district, attorney.
Commissioner Contreras intro
duced a resolution authorizing
Chairman David Farr to borrow
money on notes in behalf of the
county to make necessary repairs
on the court house and jail build
ing. The clerk was instructed to
request District Attorney II. A.
Wolford to be present at the
meetings of the board in person
or by deputy.
Constable's bonds were ap
proved as follows: James Car
mody of precinct No. 14, J. F.
Kusscll 37, (íregorio Garcia 23,
Andres Trujillo 3, A. S. (uincy
45, Donaciano Kael 22, Serilo
Silva 16, Jesse Harry 13.
Road supervisor's bonds were
approved as follows: R. J. Baca
of precinct No. 32, Juan Kon
quilla 4, Malvin Schwapp 37,
Rpitacio Martinez 35, Maximo
Baca 21, G. R. Sanchez 14, Fran
cisco Padilla 27.
The butcher's bonds of Vk
torio Rscajeda of Kelly and
Isais Chavez of San Marcial
Road supervisors were appoint
ed as follows: Manuel Garcia for
precinct No. 31, Rstevan Flores
12, Luis Trujillo 22.
Matias M. Torres was appoint
ed justice of the peace for Mag'
dalena precinct until such time
as an election could be held.
Reports of justices of the
peace were approved as follows:
Ignacio Santillanes of precinct
No. 2, Matias M. Torres 12,
David Giron 17, Pedro Armijo
40, Felipe Peralta 36, A. E.
The report of Leopoldo Mail
rid, justice of the peace of pre
cinct No. 32, was referred to Dis
trict Attorney Wolford for his
advice as to what action should
lie taken in regard to it.
Reports , of road supervisors
were approved as follows: Pro
copio Chavez of precinct No. 23,
Dwyer Mitchell 35, R. (..Baca
The report of Sheriff A. C.
Abeytia on liquor and gambling
licenses issued and collected was
found correct and approved.
Bills were approved and
ordered paid out of the general
fund as follows.
David Farr, salary and
mileage Si 35 00
Pedro S. Con t reas, same 135 80
Alfredo Armijo, same 134 72
R. II. Sweet, salary,
stamps, etc 255 10
R. S. Stapleton, inter
preting 20 00
T. J. Matthews, phone
rent ( mo 60 no
J. A. Torres, office sup
plies S. C. Abeytia, interpre
ting in justice of the
J. R. Torres, stamps etc.
A. B. Baca, same
II. A. Wolfu,o"Ury ..
New Mexican I'mitlng
Baca & Torres, suppl es . .
Domingo Baca, salary . .
D. )rtega, interpre-ti..,-
or probate court
City oí socorro, water..
Dr. C. F. Blackington,
Mrs. E. K. Hilton, sup
Jose Miranda, diggin
Newcumb, Collins & Co.,
Juan Inerbechler, special
Jose T. Santillanes, ....
Rafael Rivera, special
Tomas Baca, special
, 7 00
L. M. Vigil, special
S. C. Abeytia, jailer's
salary 150 00
A. C. Abeytia fees and
execution of Sais 539 55
Abeytia & Garcia, sup
pites 41 20
Socorro County Publish
ing Co., supplies and
A. R. Green, justice of
Jos McQuillen, justice
of the peace
Josic Williams, justice
of the peace
Frank J. Oliver, special
Tereso Lopez, justice
of the peace
Smith Premier Type
writer Co., one type
writer and desk
The following bills were ap
proved and ordered paid out of
the court house and jail repair
J. R. Vigil, repairs in the
W. D. Crabtree, repairs
in the court bouse and
D. B. Baca, work on the
Baca & Torres, supplies
for the court house .
Newcomb, Collins & Co.,
supplies for the court
Geo. R. Cook, supplies
for the co.t. bouse . .
S. C. Abeyta, io. .
The following bills
proved and ordered paid
the road fund:
Rafael Chaves, road
supervisor $ 15 00
R. J. Baca, road super
visor Dwyer Mitchell, road
Procipio Chavez, road
supervisor 25 00
R. S. Stapleton special
The following Dins were ap
proved and ordered paid out of
the general school fund:
J. A. Torres supplies..
D. A. Ortega, salary
D. A. Ortega, services
on board of examiners.
A. A. Sedillo, services
on board of examiners
E. A. Drake, same
Socorro County Publish-
Miscellaneous bills were al
lowed as follows:
A. B. Baca, commission S 79 19
Benj Sanchez, commiss
ion 16 44
Bills for the last quarter of
1906 were approved but on ac
count of lack of funds were not
ordered paid as follows:
II. A. Wolford, salary.. $ 125 00
Dr. C. G. Duncan, ser
vices : 100 00
Abran Vigil, ballot
boxes 24 00
Juan Jose Montoya, de
livering ballot boxes
at Gila 25 00
B. A. Pino, water rights
and jury lists S 1 00
Damacio Baca, canvas
sing election returns. . .- 2 00
The expense fund of 1904 and
1905 was transferred to the
special county fund.
Bills for bounty on wild ani
mals were approved and ordered
paid out of the wild animal
bounty fund at the rate of 60
cents on the dollar as follows:
Seferino GonzalesS 41 no ? 24 60
R. Beach in on i no
T. W. Medie v.. .. 44 00 2. 40
Mauricio Armijo.. 4 00 2 40
L. H. DePate 1 00 11 40
E. Beach 11 no i. (,o
Francisco Pidilla 1 no i.o
T. Santillanes 3 DO 1 M)
Fate Beach 40 00 24 00
Seferino Gonzales 5 no 3 no
C. C. Wood 46 no 27 (0
Andrea l.ulatti . . . 10 1)0 (.(mi
W. P. Sindcrs.. . TO no 42 00
W. A. Cozine 2 00 1 20
Borne Beach 22o on 132 00
N. Chapman . .. 175 00 105 no
Felipe Berna) 126 0' 75 o
Barney B aeh ( 00 24 U0
J. T. Santillanes 3 On 1 Si)
Wm. Phillips lio oo (,(, oo
Faustin Gonzales. 1 00 (.0
B. Beach 742 00 445 20
B. T. Cox 22 00 13 20
N. Chapman.. 234 00 140 40
Benito Pargas... 27 on ! 20
JacoboG. Chavez '22 oo 13 20
Geo. D. Adams... 20 00 12 00
E Beach 20 oo 12 oo
The sum of $2."0.00 was appro
priated from the road fund to
make such repairs as the chair
man of t lie board might deem
necessary on the Bine Canon
road, $150 00 to make repairs on
the road at Durfee Hill, and
$150.00 to make repairs on tin
arrants had been drawn for
$125.00 each in favor of the
county commissioners for salary
for the tirst quarter of t'0. when
it was discovered that the salary
is $100.00 a quarter instead.
The board decided to let the
warrants stand and deduct S25.00
from each salary for the next
The clerk was instructed to
confer with the local Masonic
lodge to ascertain for what price
the property on the corner north
west froui the court hous-j can
be bought. Also, the clerk was
instructed to notifv the sheriff
to reduce the salary of the jail
guard to $10.00 a month until
such time as the number of pris
oners in the jail would justify
the need of a guard continuous-
Sheriff Abeytia was instructed
to dispose of the lumber used in
the erection of a scaffold lor the
execution ol Carlos Sais.
Statk oí' Ohio. City oh Toi.kdo,
LrcA.s Coi ntv.
Frank J. Cheney makes oath
that he is senior partner of the
firm of F. J. Cheney M- Co..
doing business in the City of
Toledo, County and State ature
said, and that said firm will pay
the sum ol one hundred dollars
for each and every case of catarrh
rh that cannot be cured by the
use of Hall's catarrh cure.
Frank J. Chknky.
Sworn to before me and sub
scribed in my presence, this i.th
day of December, A. D. 1S86.
(Seal) 'A. W. Gleason.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken
internally, and acts directly on
the blood and mucous surfaces of
the system. Send for testimonials
F. J. Cheney A: Co., Toledo, O.
Sold by nil Druggists. 75.
Take Hall's Family Pills for
Mogollón News Notes.
Capt. C. H. Kirkpatrick sends
The Chieftain the following
news notes from Mogollón:
The camp is good and getting
better all the time.
Wm. J. Weatherby of the
Fannv mine is in New York on
Mrs. McMahan. sister of Mr .
R. Craig, will leave for her home
in Pittsburg Friday morning.
Mr. and Mrs. Craiir and dauirh-
;' ter Rrncstine expect to spend
the summer here.
Mrs. Freeman is expected to
arrive from Pennsylvania this
evening! April 10) to take charge
of the Rnterprise , Mining
company in place of her husband
who died recently. The minéis
a good one.
Pedro Ieon, son of Andres Leon,
a young man twenty years of
age, was drowned in Mineral
Creek Sunday. He was subject
to fits, and is supposed to have
taken a fit and to have fallen
from his horse while riding up
Mrs. David Farr and son of
Magdalena and Mrs. Rd Farr
were registered at the Winkler
ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION.
Ti'ukitomv or Xkw Mkxico.
Oilier f tlio Si c rotary.
Cl-K'I'll 1C Ti: ol CoMPlNISON.
I, J. V. K'avnoUU. Secretary of the
Territorv tf New Mexico, do hereby
certify th:it there was filed for record
in lilis tiliee iii 11 oYlook a. in., on the
27th d:'v of M.uvh A. I)- 1H)7.
ARTICLES OK INCORPORATION.
Ol-- TME COPPER RIDGE MIN
INV, A N I DEVELOPMENT
Cerlilied from the Territory or Ari
zona, i No. l.-oo.i
ami also, that I have compared the fol
low ing iv. tlu- same, with the
original tlivf. i.f nn'.v mi lile, and de
clare it io he a correct tianscriiit
therefrom and nf the whole thereof.
Given under my hand and the Great
Seal of tin 'I'enii. iy uf New Mexico,
at the . i' v of Santa IV. the Capital,
on this 27th day of March, A. 1.
.1. V. K WNoi.ns.
I si-: vi. Secretary of New Mexico.
Ti kwitokv or Akio
Oilier of the Territorial Auditor
I 'niteil State of America I
Territory of Arizona
I. .lolui II.. Pane. Territorial Auditor
of t he Ten itory of Ari.ona. do here
by certify that the annexed is a true
and complete transcript of the
ANTICI.KS ! INCOKIMK ATIOX Ol- I'll l
Miriri: kiim'.i: vinivu am ih: i-i.-
which were liled in this oihee on the
sixth day of I'elirn.iry A. 1. r.H7 at
.1 o'clock p. in., as provided by law.
In testimony whereof, I have hereunto
set my hand and affixed my oAicial
seal at the city of Phoenix, the Capi
tal, this 7t!i day of l-Vbrnarv A. I.
ISeall tSicrnedi Jons H. Pack,
Territorial Auditor i f the Territory
uf At i.ona.
articles ok incorporation
ok thi-: copper ridge min
im; AND 1 ) K V K I 0 1 M K X T
Know all men by these presents;
That we, thi: undersigned, hereby
adopt the followine; Articles of Incor
poration for the pnrp s o 'orminga
corporation under the l . ,i , o Arizona:
Kirst: The nam : . rp ra-
tion shall be the Cooo i C. . i:n a.'
and Uevelopuient Coiiilj.. , . n
principal office of said Curporalivi., in
Arizona, shall be at Phoenix, Arizona.
But saiil corporation shall have an of
fice at Colorado Springs, in the átate
of Colorado, or at Mich other place or
places outside of Arizona as the by
law shall provide, where the book of
the Corporation may be kept, all
stockholders' and directors ineetiiiffs
held, and all corporate business trans
acted. Second: Thi! general nature of the
business to be transacted by this cor
poration is as follows:
To in any manner and in any place,
as principal, aent. trustee or other
wise, acquire, deal in or dispose of,
all k'iidsol real and personal proper
ty, including mines, mining claims,
oil lands, coal lauds, gas lands, or any
ol the products thereof, water, water
riuhls and machinery, and to work,
mine, explore, and develop the sátue;
to acquire, and disosr of shares of
the capital stork and bonds of other
corporations; in borrow money, and to
execute notes, hjuds, mortgages or
other evidences of indebtedness; to
make all contracts and to exercise all
rights in respect to any of the above
kinds of property that a natural per
son might or could make or exercise.
Third: The capital stock of this cor
poration shall be hive hundred thou
sand dollars i.:w,0()tl.iK), divided into
five hundred thousand share of the par
value of one dollar (fl.txii each. At
such times as the Hoard of Directors
may direct, said stock shall be paid up
in cash, property, services, or other
thing of value, and the judgment of
the directors as to the value thereof
shall be final. All said capital stock,
when issued, shall be and become ful
ly paid and forever nonassessable.
Kourth: The commencement of this
corporation shall be the date of the
filing of these articles according to
law and the termination thereof shall
be twenty-live years thereafter, with
privilege of renewal for like periods
Kifth: The alfuirs of this corpora
tion shall be conducted by a Hoard of
seven directors, and the following nam
ed shall constitute the Hoard of Direc
tor until their successors aie elected:
Cha. Pelta, lieu. IVeith, A. I. I,ap
iatn. I.eivi J. Pelta, II. K' Hiudes,
lien. P. Hopkins ami J. ll. lirown.
Thereafter the Hoard of Directora
shall be elected from among the stock
holders at the annual stockholders'
meeting, to be held on the Fifteenth
day in the mouth of January of each
year. The officers of said corporation
until their sticc-ssors are elected shall
br: Chas. Pelta, President; J. C.
lirown, Vice-President; (Jeo. Keith,
Secretary and lieo. I. Hopkins, treas
urer. Sixtli: The highest amount of in
debtedness, direct or contingent, to
which this Corporation is at any one
time to subject itself shall be no dol
lars. Seventh: The private prjperty of
the btockholdi is and .!'',:.;: , of thi
corporation shall be exempt 'r-iu all
In witnes whereof, we hav.í h .Ti
linto set our hands and seal thi tirat
day of Keb. 1Kj7.
C.iiAHf.its Pi'.l.TA, (Seal)
(ir.o. Kkitii, (Seal)
(ir.o. P. Hoi'KiNS, (Seal)
Stute of Colorado I
County of KI I 'aso Í
Before me Koy V. Mertou, (a Notary
Public in and for said county and
atutc), on this day K.-ronalIy appeared
Charle Pelta, lieo. K it'l. and
P. Hopkins, to nie known to be M
persona who anbcribed t 'h f. -going
Instrument, and .ti.i -to
ine that they execute t a t
the purposes and con d .
(iiven under my h ind and '
office, this 1st day of Feb"v A. I) I'M"
(Seal) Roy V. Mkktum
My commission espirea on the 3rd
day of October. A. 1). 1903.
Territory of Arizona,
County of Maricopa.
I, C. F. Leonard, County Necnrder
in and for the county mid territory
aforesaid, hereby certify that I have
compared the foregoing copy with the
original Articles of Incorporation of
the Copper Kidge Mining and Devel
opment Company, filed and recorded
in my otlice on the nth day of Keb'y
l'KV, in Hook No. of Incorpora
tions, at Page , and that the
same is a full, trite and correct copy of
such original and of the whole thereof.
Witness my hand and seal of office,
this nth day óf Keby. l'X7.
(Seall C. Lkunakh,
Filed in the oilice of the Territorial
Auditor of the Territory of Arizona
this day of February, Á. U. l'K7, at
3 p. m. at request of Thus. J. Prescott,
whose postottice address is Phoenix,
John ll. Pack,
Made M. K. compared M. K. to S. F..
No. 4s.sn, Foreign Cor. h'ce'd Vol.
5, Page 4Mi.
CKKTIFIiiD COPY AKTICUiS oF
INCORPORATION THIC Ct tPPKK
KIlMiK MINING AND DKVKI.-
Filed in oilice of secretary of New
Mexico. March 27 ,1'hi7, 11 a. in.
J. W. Kavnoi.Iis.
iConipd. M. F.to M. Ml Secretary.
Tkkhitoh v or Nkw Mkmio.
Oilier of the Secretary.
Ci-:ktii-icati: or Comi'akison.
I, J. W Kay nolds. Secretary of the
Territory of New Mexico, do hereby
certify that there was filed for record
in this oQice at eleven o'clock a. m.,
on the 27th day of March, A. 1). 1907.
CERTIFICATE DESK; NATINli
AGENT AND PRINCIPAL PLACE
OF 1.US1NESS IX NEW MEXI
CO OF THE COPPEK riDGe,
.MINING AND DEVLLOf
and also, that I have Compared the
following copy of the name, with the
original thereof now on tile, and declare
it to be a correct transcript there
from and of the who c tlur-jof.
Given under my hi-'d i d the Great
Seal of the lerrit -r, if -.w M- xic ,
at the city of Sui.a i ' o'.i ,
on this 27th du, :
l't07. J. e. ,
(Seal) Secretary t '
CERTIFICATE IO i. .
TAR Y OF THE i L.-0K1 1 w.v
OF NEW MEXICO UY THE
COPPER RIDGE MINING
AND DEVELOPMENT CO.
The amount of capital stock author
ized in this company is 500,000 shares
and the amount actually issued to
date is 318510 shares.
The general nature of the business
transacted by this company is as fol
follows: To in any manner and in any place,
its principal, agent, trustee, or other
wise, acquire, deal in or dispose of,
all kinds of real and personal prox-r-ty,
including mines, mining claims,
oil lands, coal lauds, gas lauds, or any of
the product thereof; water rights and
machinery and to work, mine, explore
and develop the same; to acquire uud
dispose of the capital stiK'k and bonds,
mortgages of other corporations, to
borrow money, and to execute notes,
bonds, mortgages or other evidences
of indebtedness; to make all contracts
uud to exercise all rights in respect to
any of the above kinds of property
that a natural person might or could
make or exercise.
The principal oilice in this territory
shall be at Magdalena, New Mexico
and this company shall be represent
ed by (reo. Keith, who shall be it
authorized agent upon whom process
against sa'd corporation mav be serv
ed. Dated this 2nth day of March A. D.
(Signed) Chas Pki.Ta,
(Signed) Gr.o. Kkitii,
No. 4S.M. Foreign. Cor. Kec'd Vol.
5, Page 45b.
CERTIFICATE DESIGN A T I N G
AGENT AND PRINCIPAL
PLACE OF HUSINESS OF
THE COPPER KIDGE
MINING AND DEVELOP
Filed in oilice of Secretary of New
Mexico, Mar. 27, l'to7, 11 a.' m.
J W Raysolos,
CompM, M. F. to M. M.
Da. n. Coulcon
PHYSICIAN AND SUNG EON
Spkciai. Th RAT WENT of diseases of
the nose and the throat. In Dr.
Swisher's old oihce. Consultation by
Oilice Hours, 10 t 12 a. m,
2 to 4 p. in.,
7 . ui.
THE NEW SCHOOL LAW
ei rtendent J E Clark Calla At-
i n to S mi of Its Provision!.
K. Clark, territorial super-
intcii' ent of public instruction,
has issued a circular letter ad
dressed to county school super
intendents and calling- their at
tention to some of the provisions
of the new school law enacted by
the thirty-seventh legislative as
sembly. For the lenelit of the
teachers and school directors
and all others who take an active
interest in the schools. The
Chieftain reproduces Superin
tendent Clark's letter, as follows:
It is quite unfortunate that
itr educational bill was tnade
me of the very last orders of
business in the recent legislative
assembly. Some very unsatis
factory conditions result from
A digest of school legislation
.f r07 is mailed to you, and I
wish to call your attention to
certain points in as brief a way
You will note that Section III.
dispenses with the County Hoard
of School Kx;t miners. The at
tention of District Judges and
Hoards of County Commissioners
will be called to this point.
The County Superintendent
will hold examinations at such
times, places, and in such
manner as ;s:.i ! prescribed by
the Territorial Hi.ir.l of Kiluc.i-
tion. All papers will
in ti iK t
aaitist at the oflice of public
ion. Let mi! caution
being too libera! with
The law forbids issuing
t vvice to
the same person.
The new law requires every
institute conductor and instruct
or to hold a certificate from the
Territorial Board of Education.
The County Superintendent
cannot make a legal contract for
i stitute work with a person not
holding such a certificate.
All institutes should be held
l.-.te in the summer, in August,
pr. b rably Dates, places, and
wages paid to conductors and
instructors must be approved bv
the superintendent of public in
We snail be very strict in the
i i f ti-umg excuses to
i i - lor non-attendance at
. t -u -s.
Territorial Hoird of
i i mi!1 aiopt text-books
Ju.ic ..ni. i. All schools, rural,
village, town, anil city, must use
the bonks adopted. There will
be no alternative. We shall se
cure lower prices on books by
this plan. All parents will ap
The Territorial Superintendent
of Public Instruction or his
Assistant will isit as many in
stitutes during the summer as
Aside from the conductor, an
instructor in primary methods is
recommended in every countv
where tiie "Institute Fund" will
Notify the clerks of boards of
school directors that their statis
tical reports must be on file in
vour oilice within ten days after
June fifteen th.
According to this law, the
election of school directors
should have occurred Monday,
April first. There can be no
legal election of directors this
year. You will be instructed in
due time how to meet the em
Arrangements for the countv
institutes constitute the next
order of business of this office.
Your correspondence is solicited.
1 have had no help in this
oilice until to-day. I trust, there
fore, that you will pardon my
not bal ing kept you in close
touch with plans.
Assuring you of my heartiest
support in every effort to advance
the interests of our public schools,
Very sincerely vours,
J. li. Clakk.
Supt. Pub. In.
Jose Antonio Torres, deputy
county clerk, and family went out
to Magdalena this morning for a
visit of a few days with relatives
.. .i írtenos.
Prof. Ciríaco Jojola. one of So
coir .oun y good and caper
ieui i d tea. hers, finished bis
year's work at Clyde last week
ami lias r turned to his home
three in. les ujU.i of Socorro.