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I ? SOCORROS f D. L. SAM MIS & CO.,
Gusta v Billing,
Commission and Forwarding Merchants,
AND WHOLESALK DEALKRS IN
Flour, Grain, Hay. Fruits and Produce ; Butter, Eggs, Apples. Potatoes, etc., a Specialty-
v " fl , , ,. GENERAL AGENTS FOR THE v, . '
. JETNA AND MIAMI POWDER CO.'S.
SOCORRO, NEW MEXICO. :
Is now ready to buy Smelting Ore (Gold, Silver and Lead Ore). Sampling
promptly done. Assay carefully nutdc. Cash pa1 ' as soon ns Assays arc ma
CITY AND COUNTY.
AlHi'iie Case will soon return fr jin his
Thou. Oorsey. of the ocorro County
Hank, lia returned from his Ksmtcrii trip
Dr. Greene and. Sir. Vassal, late of N.
Y. City, will permanently settle; In this
county. ,, ..
Eutiuiio Mod toy a and Mclquiade Lu
na of Han Antonio were in this city sev
eral days ago.
Judge Ira E. Leonard and Col. G. V.
Fox have formed a co-partnership in the
practice of law, etc.
By tho division of this county, its vote
will suffer a reduction of about 533; some
860 Mexican and 175 American; .
MatiasContreras, of La Joya, chairman
.otthe Board o Com raiipijers of 8o-
corto County, made u call last Saturday.
Blanchard and Fortune are moving
their large slock of goods Into their new
store on' she' Southwest cornef of the
p1- ( 4 V...; I !
Captain Mills is constructing a stone
tank for County Clerk Chavez, near the
Chavez. Spring in the Western pari of
Tho health of the city is exceedingly
jrood, and there have hcen.no cases' af
anaall pox or other épidemle disease for
some time past.
The (enture of Mr. Field, of St. Louis,
was listetM Jo by a large and apprecia
five audience last Sabbath evening at
the M. J chartlw
l'- -' i A
Miss Mary Browne, of Las Vejas, who
tins been teaching our cxrcllpnt Muy
school! quite ill. '" Sirs. Mi-Gee will go
in with the school during her illness.
Antonio Abeytla y Montoya has late
lyortMited s)iuuuw buildings which arc.
nowecii)i(l as U very iwiJced uta bles
by Shanff fhiupsuud Syivestre Abcita,
Marshal Featheritton cume up from San
Marcial yesterday, and reports that all of
the country extending from the town
back to the bills is wholly inundated with
"Well,loctor,what is the news?" ''Ob
nolhinuu II the talk now is about those
flue pot flowers and window plants far
ale at the City Auction House, Court
Street." ' . ' ' . 47
The cull, pf thcWonwiis Temperance
Union wjll cotfjjiUtrci next Sahlmtli
evening at the M. E. church. Tiiis post
ponement was miuie to give place to the
. Ucture af Mr. Field, , r f , r
t" . .; I T T v 4
large' nuniher of 'the mines in the
districts tributary to Socorro are now
being patented, which shows the good
sense and foresightof theewnsrs, asweH
The Boulon 4 Moore musical and dou
. ble. specialty combination, Igave several
' ' entertainments here on Sunday and Mnn
t day, 'Tha ladles comet band is one of
the features of the company.
Hon. Chas, Blanchard and Don Marl
ano Armijo are at present busily mgug
ed as arbitrators in the numerous tasen
of residents in the upper part of this
county, against lliii Ay. T. A S. F. rail
In the. jjissqcciii the I'asr. tho Rey
It. M.Carson will preach at.lh M.-K
church South, next Sunday at 11, o"iiutk
a. m. He will also fill bis own pulpit at
night. All are cordially invited to at
tend these services.
aucers. The City Auction
Court Street has all sizes."
1.. J. MirCulloiigh is receiving buttc
direct from tlm dairy which is frcMi aud
pure. The dnii'v is a riuall one. oolv us
ingtLj2'i)))iitVi'iii( twidvujtiitY. hihI Mr
am. uuoiiL'u hhs coniracicu lor nil iu
butter they make for his customers.
Judge. G. W. Ilollenbaek made us
left LU ad
dress fur Tuk ChIbftain'.
,-8ay, Professor can yaiilcll.me what
liihejfmatAr wftnfjTflo-ai7 ley aro
I sf dypig.'V V'Oh.-Vea. íhjiowawjy Ihoap
riiHtvVanranil buy lottii flower Dots witi
J from Elyra, Ohio, which indicates that
he will become a permanent resident of
City rbyaician Sowers, k again at
tending to his duties, having recovered
from his recent severe illness. Ve are
pieasea to see mat ubHiidii serious
lis resulted from the Doctors strict alten
lion to hia professional calle. Doc.
tor T. A. 1 av t.s attende 1 upon bis follow
jiJjyKK'iitu during his nkkiieka.
Ralph M. Parker is the regular chair
man of the Democratic County commit
tee. Wo have been reliably Informed tha
Col. G. W. Fox is now "putting up" fu
tile 9un as one of tha principal proprie
tors. . I). Z. Moore A Co. have bought out
Hamilton' livery business and will add
ft to their already mammoth establish
ment. There will be a fes tival in one week
from next Friday at the M. E. church for
the benefit of the Mission Sabbath
Ex-Oov. St. John, af Kansas, together
with his wife, daughter and Mrs. McKin
ley, are the guests of Mrs. Dr. Goche
nauer. . - ..
Mrs. McCutchen is making quita a suc
cess of the hotel business at San Anto
nio, and has a large run of the best cus
tom of the place. .
Lead is again going up in the Eastern
markets, which will redound greatly to
the interest of many of the mine owners
in this Territory, r ; J
If you woald keep clean go to tho Sun
Barber Shop for cold or hot baths. Col"
lins tho gontlemanly proprietor will be
there to wait on you.
For line bouse plants, well potted, and
rooted all are hardy and acclimated. - Go
the City Auction Ilouse Court
Street, sign of red flag. 47
Mrs. Susie Yooncker, who owns and
manages a stock ranch in Lincoln county
came over this week and went out to
Kelly to look out a situation for liusi
Dr. F. F. Little, the popular dentist of
his city submits his professional card for
publication this week. The doctor is a
cradunte In his profeion, and has hud
a large experience, f " ; " .
Hammels beer garden will be quite
resort in the neat future. Many trees
have been planted and the place' promis
s to be a perfect little park, whero one
may go, and in the delicious shade, qui
etly enjoy a cooling glass of the foaming
beverage brewed but a few yards away,
It has lately been discovered In South
America that eating honey will rapidly
cure tho worst case of sm-'U-pox. As it
is not very bad to taku. we would advise
that it bo given a trial, by any oau who
may in the future be afflicted with that
Pat Uiggins, the genial rsnchman of
the Tularoxa, enme in from his ranch.
jind left for Albuquerque yoaterday mor
ning. wh -re lié has some court matters
to attend to. He states that the situation
in the Western part of the county is in
flourishing condition., . .r
For a good ajuare meal or for several
good square meals, jro to the Arcade'Res
taurant. It is first-class In every particu
lar, the table being suppplied with the
best the market affords, aud ia kept by It
B. Fcatherston, .ne oi our most popular
chitons. For pr ico see his card in anoth
ar column. V .',
H E. McFarland, the extinguished
representative of hecorro county, was
Jutely iu the Cceurd' Alene country, but
Mot being salixned with the prospect,! ba
hied himself off for Ogitcn. Utah Terrj
lory, wb'.re hix- is now located. - We ex
pect soon ta see tbalMaC has 'become
Mormon Bishop.- '
M. D. Dobson, of the firm of D. L
Samiuis & Co., commission merchant
of this nlace. seems to be abjut the bus
esl man Ui the city tis quick step and
'obMjiut soiile indicate! that tbe firm is
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uoiiiK ü iiouriviung uuuiueiw, auti i
think their big ad iu this paper has some
thing to do with il.
As communication with Carthage
interrupted on account of the high wat
t-r, the eoke ovens at San Antonio have
pot Ti'een tu-opttrton for i.hto past week
but coal forthepth-po e ia arriving
liatón, and the business of making coke
will be resumed to-day.
Governor 8k Joha, of Kansas, arrived
yesterday mnrtiliig, and wilt remain a few
days', looking after his milling iuteresta.
The Anchor, situated in tha Northwest
ern part of the Magdaleaaa, Is one of tha
mines in which he is Interested, ejd bids
fair to be among one of the beet paying
prapiirtlea in this neighborhood,! J( 4s
said that a number of our citizens will
.endeavor to induce tbe Governor to de
liver a lecture before he katea for tha
uews btaudb in the city.
ia sold at all the
No mail from the North this morning.
J ust before going to press we learn that
the road is washed out in several places
mnicherc above, towards Albuquerque.
The United States postal authorities
.iave ordered that the mails for Mexico
shall go via El Paso, so in the future all
letters from this section to that country
will be carried directly South instead of
by way af New Yark or New Orleans, and
the time is now reduced from- three or
four weeks to as many days.
A great many visitors from the Magda
lenas have been in the tit? during tha
week for pleasure and business. Among
others we noticed Judges Buchanan and
Ilollenbaek. Doctor Marsh an-1 Mcsa:
Cowlea, Doredcr, Allen, and High,
After the completion of the railroad,
thero will be a wonderfully Increased
travel between Socorro and the country
to the West
The city presented quite an animated
ppearance on last Sunday. The show
people were parading the streets with a
brass band, while just in the suburbs of
the city a match game of base ball was
being played which attracted a large
crowd, and at the same time a large nitm
bcr of people were seen going to and re
turning from the Sunday School and the
There ara thousands of birds in the
city and vicinity, enlivening tbe ait
with their song from morning till night
to the great pleasure and admiration of
our citizens, and the many strangers who
visit our city. As numerous boys using
sling shots, are engaged in the destruc
tion of the innocent songsters, it would
ba well for our ofllcers, if ithin their
power, to put a (top to the practice,
Judge John VI. Sbaw returned last
Monday from San Autonio. He reports
that tha river is causing considerable
trouble in that vicinity. Some of tbe
bridgii piling on the Eatt side of
the river has been washed out, so that
travel U Interrupted, except for foot pas
seBgcrs' who can cross over, hut at con
sidoraüie risk.. The probabilities, are
that travel on the Carthago branch will
not be resumed for two or three weeks
We were pleased to receive a call from
Cot. E. W. Saton on Tuesday afternoon
He left for Santa Fe the aame night
where he has some important business
to attend to. Upon his return be will
immediately fire up the smelter at South
Camp, when he will smelt a large quanti
ty of ore from the Juanita mina. The
trial run lately made proved most satis.
factory, and assured the ceinplete sue
cess of tbe enterprise.
Mrs. Jessie Brown, who has had eigli
teen years of successful experience in the
hotel business, hss determined, that th
future out-look for 8ocorro is sufficient
to justify bcr in leasing the Park House
and grounds for ten years, and she will
soon commence the erection of a second
story, and increase the capacity af th
building to fifteen more rooms, besides
raising the ceiling and otherwise arrnng
ing tbe bouse In a more modern style
When completed it will be one of th
most beautiful places in the city.
Auction tal on Saturday at
City Auction JIoum, Court Street, at
12 o'clock of houtehold good; wntrhet
ctnckjewfJrya fnanyfjéher article,
by J. J. LEESON, - ' ' i
.4 7 City Auctioneer.
The Carthage ball tossers know how to
play base ball, as they demonstrated last
Sunday afternoon, to tbe satisfaction of
the Socorro Beds. The came was an In
(estipg énej being closoly ponlesled,
and was finally won y C'artbagé by
score of 15 to 14 and an inning to spare
The vls'tors were a fine lot of gentlemen
and fairly deserved their unexpected sue
U 'San RTONiót:fay 21, '4.
Trtm ur regular correspondent.
Josa Angel Chaves frsm San Marcial
an old and respected citizen, and prom
nent among sti ck raisers In this county,
wsa faitnd dead at tbe South Magdalena
mountains la.t Sunday. He was with bis
sheep herd ia company with his boys,
when on last Wednesday he left the Jierd
to go and look for a stray bunch of sheep
and not returning on that day, tha next
bis msu aad one son started ia pursuit.
They did not coma upon the remain
until Sunday, when at tha bottom of a
precipice they were found. The old man
had his skull crushed In, and it Is suidos
ed he accidentally fell off and came to
such an uutimaly end. He leaves a large
family tJ mourn his loas.
We Ship Powder in Oar Lots
A cane presentation took place here
ast week. In which F. A. Thompson was
the "canee, and W. C. Tonkin tho
'canor." The present waa superbly elo-
gant, being large enough for a ahallalnh,
nd sufficiently exquisit in its design for
dandy. The inscription on the gold
head, was "F. A . Thompson," on the apex
or top, and "from W. C. Tonkin.
on the side.
The New Court House.
County Commissioner, F. M. Speare,
returneda few days ago from an exten
sive business trip East, in the interest of
his constituents. Mr. Speare reports
that he haa been highly successful In bis
endeavor to negotiate- Use court house
bonds, having placed them at Topeka.
The money will be forthcoming within a
couple of weeks, and In the mean time
work will be commenced. The contracts
have all been signed, and brick-making
will start in a few days. Tbe work of
tearing down the old building will begin
next week, and tha citizens will soon have
the pleasure and satisfaction of seringa
new structure in its place, which will ba a
credit to tbe city andcoanty.
i i , .
The city council has been exceedingly
busy of late and is In session every even
ing, mainly for tbe purpose of equalizing
the assessment and levying a tat' Tho
valuation of the property within the city
of about one-half of its actual value, will
reach three-quarters of a million dollars.
and the rate of taxation will probably be
one half of one per cent. It is the
intention to proceed as rapidly as possi
ble with the collection of the taxes, so
that the indebtedness of the city may ho
paid off immediately, and as it does not
exceed $3,0on, we may expect to see it
done within a very short timo, after
which tbe corpoiation will be in a post
tion to make a number of needed im
Notice is heiehy given that the follow
Ing townships plats have this day been
tiled in (he U. S. Land Office at Las Cru
ces. New Mexico. May 10th, 1884. to-wit
Township 11 S, Kange IS and 10 E.
Township 12 8. Banges 17. 18 and 19 E.
Township IS S, Banges 17, 18 and 191.
Towuship 14 S. Banges 17 and 18 E
Tawntdiip IS S, Banges 10, 17 and 18 E.
Township 10 8. Banges 18 and 19 E.
Township 1 8, Usage 5. 6, 7 and 8 W.
Township 2 8. Banges 5. 0. 7 and 8 W.
Township t , Banges S, 0, 7. 8. and 11 W
Township 4 K, Banges 5, 6, 7 and 8 W
Township 5 8. Banges 5. 0, 7 and 8 W
Township 12 8, Bange 3 W.
Township 10 8, Bangc 4 W.
John R, McFia, Register.
The Magdalena Well.
On tho 70th the temporary pump was
adjusted in the big well at the new rail
road town of Magdalena, winch is being
suuk by tbe company. This pump is to
be Uied to extract Ilia water while tho
sinking is continued.
While the work of putting the pump
in the well was being done the water rose
to a height of tw elve feet, In other words,
at the rate of 2,500 gallons pur day.
Sinking has been resumed, and at what
depth il will be discontinued ha not been
determined. An abundance of water I
The railroad company is also sinking
another well on the road between Socor
ro and Magdalena, aixleaV miles from So
corro. Tbl well is now ninety feet deep,
still In boulders and gravel, end water ha
began to come In. '
There are few place in New Mexico
where tie probabilities of striking water
are not as great a they were at tbe points
where these two well wcro-started. At
neither of them waa there any aurface
indication of water. ' , -
Let us learn a lesson from these wells.
There I plenty of water in the soil and
rocks of this country, even if It don't
come to the surface a often a il would
had we arrunired the water supply, aud
done the plumSingin New Mexico our
selves If we go for it we will gel it.
Go down' youn man, go down!
Mining in the Magdalenas. ! ;
(C.qmuiiciuil.) ' ' ,
No one who I not by personal observa
tion, acquainted with the mine of the
Magdalena, can have a true conceptlou
of tha extent of tha mine there, their
constantly Increasing value, and the as
surance which they give of permanence.
The ore ia of the most desirable kind,
and contains all the element of a free
fluxing ora most happily cerubined, and
therefore it 1 (ought after by tbe reduc
tion work of Denver, Pueblo, Kansas
City and Tombstone a a necessary arti
cle In the treatment of dry ores. By smelt
ing such ares as tbe Magdalenas produce,
is extremely profitable, but tbe buaiues
of purchasing other, ore and smelting
the in with Magdalena ores makes the
as Low Prices as
Special Prices on
business enormously lucrativa.
For tbe reason that over and above the
value of the metal it contain th ore of
the Magdalena is also very valuable as
a flux for other ores. It brings In mar
ket nearer the value af the metal in it
than any other.
Probably no mines in the United States
of half the merit of those In the Magda-
cnas, have attracted so little attention
from mining men with capital. . ,-
There are many fine bodlef of carbon
ate ore in sight now, and all have im
proved as development has progressed,
Few of those owning mines there have
money enough to proceed rapidly with
their development and erect proper re
duction works for their ore. .
SlilLln quite a number of raes,Qwnert
aro proceeding with the work of opening
their mines systematically, doing all that
their means will allow, and to such, suc
cess is certain and will be deserved.
By the first of July the railroad from
Socorro will be at tha mouth of the minea.
There I no business which promises so
rich and certain a reward as good ener
gotic mining in the Magdalenas. The
business is just as legitimate as farming
or nreachint-. The ore bodies are Im
mense and develop richer as the work
upon them progresses.
What a field for two or three more
smnlter plant I
And still, men ofra-jttal intho En
sit down aud rust out, loaning money at
low rates, while that same money might
he made to yield twenty timea as much
by being invested here. So Invested,
their money would grow and increase a
they never dreamed money can grow
Nothing take the last drop of warm
blood out of a man so soon as loaning
money at Interest and shaving notes. Il
owarfs and shrivels up his soul, for he is
preying upon the necessities of his
Mining among the grand and beauti
ful mountains is a free, active, independ
ent and honorable life. It broadens tho
mind and invigorate the bodyj it ex
pands the lung ; improves digestion ;
clears the brain; calmos the heart and
opens the pores. There is. something in
it that makes a man enjoy hi religion
and his food. . '
Who know of a hypoclirondriac
among mining men ? '
Hope rises from the rocks and amal
gamates with the oul.
Bciide such ore of the Magdalenas al
ora fit to go to the smelter a they came
from the mines, there are thousand". yS
tens of thousands of tons that arc now
counted as waste that can be concentrat
ed into hlirh-cradc. flrst-class smelting
ore. ' '
Col. B. W. Eaton, the owner of the Ju
nita mine, is about 10 begin the work of
concentrating ores from the mine. He
niirchaoed what is known as' the
"Banld Ore Concentrator." and will oon
have it running. He i now hauling ore
totheamelter at South Camp and will
soon beuln the run. He ha commenced
the new tunnel which will tap tbe Juani
ta about one hundred feet lower than the
old working. The Juanita is one af the
We are sorry that aucb promising
properties as the Graphic group and the
Imperial are idle. , -
The work on the Cavern and Grand
Ledce mine is being pushed wfth ener
gy. With uch showing a this proper
ty haa, it continual improvement and
fine, bodies of oro a man could, hardly
keep from pushing the work.
Judge Keeney, it owner, don't have
much to say about it, and don't teem to
care what anyone tl.ink of it, but any
one interested Id mining is cheerfully
allowed to examine It. '
Fine ora was struck in the work drift
on the lowest level a few weeks ago and
last week a body was encountered in the
South drift oh the same lead. A drift is
now being run East for the aecond ore
body which lay further fa tbe rooont-
la. ., , . . i .
Work on the North Graphic i pro
gresslng. Just what I being done we
cannot ascertain, bol ra learn that they
have good ora aud that tha ml lie la im
prvYÍ-I -l- ' i i' - : n -i
Mr, Tonkin Is (inking a thai, ou I lio
Grand Tower. . He ha adopted a plan
for tbe development of the property, and
will carry it out steadily. We have
hardly ever seen a better character of ore
Iban that found in the Grand Tower
We congratulate the Cleveland owners
upon the mine and it management.
Da. F, F. LITTLE.
Graduate of Michigan University Dental
Department: ' Successor to Dr. Merrill
, South Hid rima, fiUvrro, A', -V,
fcySubsc.ribo furTitK Ciiisktain.
any Dealer or Manufacturer
SOCORRO NEW MEXICO.
Ofto hour from
Antonio y A. Aukytia.
, . J. BARDUHN.
Keeps the Finest
Goods in the Market..
ORDERS PROMPTLY FILLED.
ill classes of work in ur fine done
most skilled workmen employed and the best
Ore Wagons, Spring
P. H. LEDDY.
r i - MASI FACTUBER9 or : : .
V i AXI I'KAljKRS IN. J. .
Tobacco, Pipes, , and Smokers' Artioles.
lSpcd! Drandi maiic ti Order.
Socorro,, , .
G. L. HOYT & GO.
Druggists and Chemists,
ASCHE & HILTON,
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Shoas Made to
OrdorH ly niuil promptlv t tiilo to.
! Ju.. : I ., i.:i -. ..J i
Osa", Cc-rt Street end Plaza, Zszzrtzi R
rShop'on Fisher 'Avenue-
9 a- nVto J p
Gbo. G. Stij an.
and Latest Styles of
neatly and promptly.
Wagons AP Blackboards
T. F. LKt)DY
Tronpt Miotics I ritn froai tt..il "Vt
Order a Specia ty.
' ' ' '
H. J McDormott
:-; v Horso-ShoBiflg Specialty, '
K.i rr, N. It,