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Pubished in the Interest of Clayton, Union County and Country in General.
VOL.IL Clayton, Union County, N. M., Friday, Dec. 7, 1906. No. 41
THE CLAYTON CITIZEN.
PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY.
By 0. T. Toombs.
O. T. Toombs, Editor.
: LOUISK Cuvkk, Associate Editor,
Subscription, one year, $2.00.
Subscription, six months, $1.25.
Application has been made to enter
the CITIZEN in the Clayton post of
fice as second-class moil matter.
Advertising rates fifty cents per
inch each month, single column.
Reading notices five cents per line,
- each insertion.
Head the President's message
on the inside of this issue.
It is stated that Atty. Gen.
Moody lias directed that two
suits be brought against the Fort
Worth &, Denver Railway Co.
: for alleged violation of the safety
The Interstate Commerce
Commission began an investiga
tion touching rebates and land
frauds, at Pueblo, Colo., on the
8rd inst., through Commissioner
E. E. Clark, assisted by attor
neys Thomas and Marchand.
Humph, can almost "Smell 'em
We notice some talk to the ef
fect that the defeated candidate
has intentionsof contesting for the
seat of delegate in Congress with
the Hon. W. H. Andrews, and we
hope that it will all end in "hot
air" for we decry such proceed
ings in general, and believe that
in neady every case it is better,
when the polls are closed and
the battle of ballots over, for all
good citizens to consider the po
litical war as having ended.
Hon. E. V. Safpord, the able,
affable and efficent Territorial
Auditor, spent last Wednesday
here, looking over and checking
tip the books of the several coun
ty officers. We understand that
hia report on Union County vvill
be Very flattering to oilr present
public servants. VWe believe the
money expended by the Territory
toward the support of the de
partment presided' over by Mr.
Safford is probably to better ad-
Vantage than almost any other
appropriation; for during the
past four years, thousands of
-dollars have beeu .received
through this department that had
it not existed, would hot have
been obtained. Increase the tip
proprlation and give him a larger
AmoNo the sore needs. of the
Territory is a revision of the
present law relative to the col
lection of the poll tax, for schoo!
purposes. ' v
The present statute' upon the
subject is to the effect that the
Clerk of the Board of School Di
rectors shall Collect the tax, but
it la oria of the extrrt heavy cros
bes of that individual's life to
taaks effofi td do Sdj because he
Is always ft lo&il tflan( and many
of those ftfQUbtl him, from whom
he seeks td Collect it, are Very
píoite look Upon his efforts aá
wholly fltiofilcialj and some will
evert seem to feel that he isun-
duly Jtfestimptious if he make
demand of theni to pay. True,
tho JJfsent law provides that in
tli the li.ÓO shall not be paid
upon demand, the clerk shal
bring suits against the , delin
quents for it, but to do this ap
pears tobe lacking in expediency,
and to militate against the better
interests of the schools.
We trust the necessity for leg
islation in this premise will not
be overlooked by the next comi ng
of our law makers to Santa Fe. '
Make a law providing for the
collection of this tak by the coun
ty Tax Gatherer, as other tax is
Much is being said in the press
of the country, concerning the
dismissal, from the army, of the
three negroe companies by the
President; and soma very pun
gent criticism has been made rel
ative to the action of the execu
tive. The facts are, as we un
derstand them, that the negroes
were stationed at Brownsville,
Texas, and some of them, in
som way, relieved themselves
of the restraint of their officers,
went into the city of Browns-
ille got on a rampage, and
among other things, snot into
some-private residences, killing
one man and badly wounding an
other. Upon demand being made . by
the Texas authorities for the
guilty parties, their officers re
fused to allow their arrest; and
all the members of tho compa
nies, to a man, reiusea to name
those Who had been guilty of the
offense. Upon complaint being
made to the President, be order
ed the negroes to name the cul
prits; and wh2ii they refused to
do this, he fired the "whole
push" from the service of the
This is a most remarkable
statement of fact. That any of
Uncle Sam's trusted soldiers
should fail to obey a command
given them by the highest Mili
tary Ohieftan in the Nation, is
most extraordinary and unlooked
or. If those soldiers were so full
of mutiny in time of peace, and
upon account of so small I matter
as the dihv'ery to justice of ft few
individual sinners, what may they
not haVe done upon some far
more serious oedtsion.
It has been said by others be
fore, and repeated by the great
Pitchforli Senator from South
Carolina in his recent speech at
Chicago, that the president did
wrong, that he should not have
punished the innocent with the
guilty. But wo are a long way
from accord with such a view
and another long distance from
the belief that the president did
punish the innocent with the
guilty. But, we believe those
soldiers, who refused to obey the
orders of their superior, and
name those of their comrade's
who were charged with the de
liriquiucy, wéfe not innocent, and
not such army materi il as Would
reflect much glory on American
armü in time of wan The decis
ion of this Court id that the PrCs
ident treated these darkles aé he
treats every emu else, he" gav
them a fair chance and a súAKE
The FitV Ninth CüncIiíesS
came together promptly at noon
lttsS Monday. We received no
special Invitation to be present,
but we know the Hon W. II. An
drews was there, so we feel that
our interests are not being over
looked. " ,
Valuable Mining Properties
and Equipment. OnDe
cember 1 2th, 1906.
AT 10 O'CLOCK A. M. AT THE
COURT HOUSE, CLAYTON
By virtue of an order of the
United States Court for the
'ourth Judicial District for the
Territory of New Mexico, I will
expose to public sale, on Wednes
day, December 12th, 1906, at 10
'clock, A. M., at the Court House
in Clayton, Union County, New
Mexico, all the right, title and
interest of the Sater Copper Co.,
in the following described mining
claims, located in Black Mesa
Mining District, in Township 31
Union County, Territory of New
Mexico, viz; Lethe, Anna, Eliza
beth, Kitty, in Range 30, Section
; Bulger, Dawn, Hobo, in Range
36, Section 11: Copper Chief,
Wooley Wolf, Charley Boy, Ohio,
ndiana, Outlet, Ancon, in Range
36, Section 12, each of obove con
taining twenty acres Home Placer
in Range 36 Section 12, containing
60 acres, and Fair Land Placer
in Range 36, Section 12, contain
ing 120 acres.
Also the following mining
claims located in Cimarron Min
ing District, in Township 31,
aforesaid, viz: Mint, Iron King,
and Hornet, in Range 36, Section
Eclipse Rahgo 30, Sections 7
and 8; Ruby, in Range 86, Sec
tion 18 and 17 ; Modock, in Range
36, Section 17; Bessie, Ada, Myr
tle, Sara, Star, "Rango 86, Sec
tion 17; each containing 20 acres.
Also, a piece of ground located
in Township 31 aforesaid, Range
30, Section 7, known as Mill Site
containing about five acres, on
which is erected one frame house
one stone house and one"dugout"
on the Eclipse claim aforesaid,
there is a shaft 4 feet by 8 feet
250 feet deep.
Also the following personal
ropcrty at tho shaft on the
Eclipse claim, viz. i One complete
hoisting plant, comprising two,
73 horse power boilers with
smoke stacks, engine, wire cable,
lead frame, water and steam
pipes, ore buckets, pumps, water
and steam fittings; one small
hoisting plant, comprising two
boilers with smoke stacks, Ana-
cund Engine, water and steam
pipes, ore bucketsi pumps, wa
ter and steam fittings, &c; One
chain block and tackle; small en
gine and boilevi about 2,000 feet
of water and steam pipe, size 1 to
1 inches in diameter, one steam
pump, one traction engine; one
water wagon, about 400 pounds
blasting powder, lot blacksmith
tfttilS) 12 picks find sherds, 0 riile
arms, one farm and one spring
wagon, 4 bond work horses
double sets work harness, lot of
household goods comprising
chairs, bedding, dishes, kitchen
ware, cook stoves ( &e.
TE r,S OF SALE All puf
chftses Under $500, to be paid
litish at IhnC (if shl0 fi'id all puf
chases of $500 ünd .'firc to bo1
paid, ten per cent ttt tlriie of salc(
and the balance on confirmation
of sale by Court. Possession to be
given on payment in full oí pur
M. B. Johnson,
Receiver of Sater Copper Co.
Ó. P. Eastekwood,
Attorney for Receiver.
Clayton New Mexico.
Is Clayton Booming? YES!
flore windmill outfits have been sold
in Clayton this year than ever be
fore, and we have sold the
BULK of them
We handle the Fairbanks and Eclipse mills. We carry th
largest stock of Casing Pipes, and
And Can Fill Any Order At Once.
Your outfit will go to you Complete. A comparison of prices.
will show that we are all right.'
R. W. ISAACS,
Tin Shop in Connection--w'
Flues, Tanks, Troughs
G. L Marsh
Dealer in ail kinds of Building Material, Builder's Hard
ware, Paints, Oils &c. A good stock always on hand.
Condensed Report of The First National Bank of Clayton, N. M
As fonilcrud to the Comptroller of Currency.
At the clo.se of business November 12, 1900.
Bills IMscouhted .$199,853.90
I urniture ana Fixtures . . . . . , . , . . . , . , . , , , , t 2 000.00
Five Per Cent Funds , , .. .u, . . . , 250o!o0
United States Eonds 1 , ........... loTñ4n' nn
Cash Sight Exchange.
Certificates of deposits ..
United States Deposits 4
Other Liabilities (Including dividends
The above statement is correct to the
v Mr. W. S. Kerr has sold all
of his interests in Folsom and
after a short vacation at his old
home irt Texas, he expects to
move to Oregan and go into bus
iness, y We arc Very sorry to see
Mr, Kerr leave as ho was one of
our good substantial business
Mrs. M. M, White and daugh
ter) Lucilo have gono to Indiana
to spend the winter. Miss Lvi
cile will attend school while there
VYe had 8 inches of snow Fri
day night. Judging from the
amount of moisture we haVe- had
it, will bo u solendid year for
farming.'' And how cdmes the
news that tho government has
withdrawn four townships from
homestcadlng and made. mineral
land of the" same. Tho inspect
ors having found a numbei of
coal Veins cropping out.
Mr. F. Iloxworth, our popular
station rtgent has sent in his res
ignation to tin C. & S. E. R.
The Ladies of Folsom gilva all
evening with tho Ladle's Aid So
ciety at the church; It proved
to be such a success that they
have been requested to tepfiat tht?
Hamo. The recitations 01 Miss
Ida Brohson were especially gob'd
nhHri our ontri on if shü Covin
bn ptifstlaiM to give a rc'-it1.! ii
would prove ft success:
Mr rfrwl Tiffs; -'DuStV'' ÍÍMbM'
leave the 15th of December" .w'
Dun ver whore they will W.Ú.W
their futura home.
Tiv m RATR-A Cottnge ort?an
I'nniwappM lit the Gonzales Station
i arv store. This organ will be sold
Rods and Cylinders,
on hand and to order.
1 . 4,000,00
. . 50,000.00
... 4 ... , 20,000.00
20 790 53
unpaid ond uudivided '
best of my knowledge. 'oJ5,7
N. E. Whitwokth, Cashier.
DEPAllTMENT OF THE INTF.RfOli.
Víflí O ATKS LAND OFFlOBl
Clayton. N. M., Nov. 13, 1900.
A iuflioient imt9i, mdrvt hoVing
been illed i this vflm jf OJivff T.
Easterwood, contestant, against home
stead entry No. 8070, made April 13,
1900, for N. E. qmtrW of Section 31,
Township 20 N., Range 30 E by Lu
dan E. Frazler Contestee, in which
it U alleged that "sld Lucían E. Fra
zier has never established hia resi
dence upon said land and has aban
doned the same for more than six
mouths immediately preceding the
date hereof and that all satd dsfe'JtB
continue down to this flatoi and thS
said alleged absence from the Sttlil
land was not flufe to Ills CmbloWe'
in the Army, NaVy, orilariho CW)H
of tho United States as ft private sül
dler, officer, seatnail or marine dtirJ
Ing the war with spaln of during nny
other war In which the united States
may bp engaged." Said parties are1
hereby notified to appear, respond and
offer evidence touching said allegation
at 10 o'clock A. M. on Jan. 10. 1907.
before the Hi glster and Receiver al
Ihe iihJtfcd Stdta Lmid office in Clay'
ton, New Mexico.
Tii skid contestant hating, Inpr'd ptí
affidavit, filed October1 SO, l!)f, set
forth facts which sHbft that after fluB
diligence personal sbrVkb bf this ho
llcS tah not be tahilrl; it is herety
Wiier-efl find directed that süch hbli
he fcHM dufe áfld pr'ópe tMÜc'V
ihH Edward W; Ttih
Di', J, C, 5kiek,
nrirsifLiñ añü siñWN,
Special Attention GlV. II 19
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