OCR Interpretation

Santa Fe new Mexican. [volume] (Santa Fe, N.M.) 1898-1951, March 03, 1903, Image 1

Image and text provided by University of New Mexico

Persistent link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84020630/1903-03-03/ed-1/seq-1/

What is OCR?

Thumbnail for

NO. 11
VOL. 40
(Monday ' Afternoon Session.)
The Council proceeded with the con-
slderatlon of the annual appropriation
bill. The items were as follows:
The deficiencies were first agreed as
follows: For Jose H. Lucero, sheriff of
Dona Ana county, for executing death
warrant, $100; Salome-Garcia, sheriff of
Union county, for executing death
warrant, $100; A. S." Goodell of Grant
county, for executing death warrant,
$100; transportation of convicts to pen
itentiary, Alfredo Gonzales, sheriff of
Lincoln county, $873.38; Alexander Read
of Rio Arriba county, , $153.85; J. . D.
Chandler, Sierra county, $168.45; Cip
rlano Baca, Luna county, $184.50; C. F.
Blackington, Socorro county, ; $290.25;
Cleofes Romero, S.an Miguel county,
$59.65; Teodoro Roybal, $74.70; Salome
Garcia, Union county, $172.80; Robert
B. Campbell, . Colfax county, $155.70;
' Marcelino Garcia, Santa Fe county,
$7.25; T. S. Hubbell, Bernalillo county,
$88.90; B, L, Romero, Guadalupe county,
$150.15; J. R. Lucero, Dona-Ana county,
$244.25; Leonardo Martinez, court al-
- lowance, $10.80; Louis Ilfeld, salary as
penitentiary commissioner, $109.73; J. T,
McLaughlin, the same, $50; C. , F.
Blackington, executing requisition pa
pers, $46.35; W. E. Martin, same, $117.25;,
transportation of convicts to peniten
tiary, M. C. Stewart, sheriff of Eddy
county, $315.45; Fred Higglns, Chaves
county, $381.50; Fred Hunter, Otero
county, $226; Alfredo Gonzales,' Lincoln
county, $186.53. .
James D. Hughes, public printer, for
balances due for printing laws and
- journals of the 34th legislative assem
bly, $655; same for printing tax rolls
for 1902, $36.79; Fred Hunter, sheriff of
Otero county, for serving requisition
papers, $122.05; Robert B. Campbell,
sheriff Colfax county, same, $196.50.
Mr. Hughes presented an amendment
to allow H. C. Kinsell, Sheriff of Baiita
Fe county, $175.15 for expenses in the
recapture-of Jose Telles and Albert
Hampe. The amendment-was rejected
on the grounds that the territory is not
responsible. The allowances for ex
penses of members attending territorial
board of education meetings, C. M.
Light $35.25; W. G. Tight $10.70; M. E.
Hlckey $7.70; Maggie J. Bucher $11.65.
All deficiency expenses In the office
of territorial superintendent of public
Instruction were combined and the
- amount granted was $2,283.40; for wild
animal bounties $286 Is allowed; to J.
D. Hughes, public printer, for tax as
sessment rolls 1901-02 $371.23. .
All elections returns are to be forwar
ded hereafter by express and the ex
press receipts sent to the territorial
secretary by registered mail. If there
is no express office, a messenger is to
' be delegated who will be allowed 12 1-2
cents per mile.
When the militia fund was consider
ed, Mr. Fall and Mr. Hawkins commen
ced a bitter attack on allowing any
sums for armory rent. Mr. . Hughes
said If that waB stricken out he would
rnnvn to abolish the entire military
branch of the government and the of
flee of adjutant general. Mr Hawkins
and Mr, Fall said they would agree but
' they were of the opinion that the pub
Ho buildings could be used for that pur
pose. It was finally agreed that the
appropriation of $500 for the mllltla re
main unchanged and the rent appro-
" rniiatinn wna reduced from $1,600 to.
An annual levy of 2 mllM Is author-
lied to pay public school expenses. , A
levy of 2 mills Is authorized In,, each
county to repair Jails and court nouses.
Whereany assembly falls to. make an
aDoropriatlon for a specific .. purpose,
i lnat nrevlous aDDroprlation ... .shall
be considered In force and ? effective,
Section 13 in full force, is as follows:
Section 13. There Is hereby establish
ed a fund, to be known as tne tempo
rary provisional Indebtedness fund, out
of which said fund the cash approprla
- tlons for the territorial institutions,' and
all other purposes, Including deficien
cies, which are made in this act to be
paid immediately, shall be paid; and
the territorial treasurer Is hereby or
dered and directed to transfer to such
- fund, for the payment of such appro
prlatlons, all the funds now In the ter
ritorial treasury or In the territorial
depositories to the credit of the capltol
hiilldln fund, the provisional lnaeoiea-
' h.m bond fund and the Louisiana pur
.). MDOsition fund, together with
all sums to come into his hands up to
- tiv i IMS. bv virtue of all levies nere-
: tn he made for such
- . wo -numerated funds; and no furth
- Tr other levy shall be made during
the year 1903, or thereafter, for the aald
- Tunisians. Durchase exposition xunu,
- -And r-hnnter 100 of the Session Laws
. . of 1901, being an act providing for the
-collection, arrangement and display Of
I HiHnta of the territory of New ie
mvi t 1 Louslana purchase exposition
or St Louis World's fair of 1908, and to
Vf m.ir. n mronrlation therefor, ap-
nnwxt unr-h 23. 1901. is hereby repeal-
1 -d in all Its parts and. provisions. And
'' tha trritoriai board of Louisiana pur
d-haa. wnMlMon. nafilMM - Of UeW
' MdC created and provided for" by
t Cir ;twC$ of the BcMlon Iw pf
1901, shall, within 30 days after the pas
sage of this act, or as soon thereafter,
as possible, meet and close up all the
business of said commission, find turn
over to the territorial treasurer all
funds remaining in their hands, which
funds shall be by said territorial treas
urer placed to the credit of said tem
porary provisional indebtedness fund.
Major Palen appeared on behalf of
tho Deaf and Dumb Asylum and the
committee amended the bill so as to
give that institution a levy of .10 of a
mill and a deficiency appropriation of
$800. .
Mr. Hawkins offered an amendment
to appropriate $1,000 to print 500 copies
of the session, laws of 1899-1901 In En
glish and in one volume, which was
adopted. These are to be sold at cost
by the secretary of the territory. '
Mr. Hawkins also presented the fol
lowing which was adopted: "No funds
now on hand from the sale of lands
belonging to any institution shall be
covered Into the treasury and proceeds
from the future sals of lands for the
miners' hospital, Institute for the blind
and reform school, shall not be covered
Into the treasury until $6,000 In addi
tion 'to the amounts above provided for
shall have been paid to each of said In
stitutions for the maintenance and
equipment thereof from the ' future
sales of land belonging thereto."
. Mr. Spiess moved to make the appro
priation for printing reports, postage
and contingent expenses of the super
intendent of public instruction $1,600 in
stead of $500 of which amount $1,000
shall be' paid from the school -land
funds. This was adopted.
Mr. Spiess also moved that the
amount- for postage, express, printing,
blanks, etc., for the auditor's office be
increased from $500 to $700 and this
was ordered.
The committee then rose and report
ed the bill as amended. On motion of
Mr. Martinez the report was adopted
and then by motion of Mr. Hughes the
bill was passed as amended.
The regular order was taken up and
Mr. Jaramillo moved that .the commit
tee on county and county lines be re
quired to make a report on Council Bill
No. 66 which he thought was the bill
to take Espanola precinct from Santa
Fe county and attach It to Rio Arriba
county. The bill takes all or precinct
16 of Santa Fe county and makes it a
part of precinct 7 of Rio Arriba eounty.
By a vote of 6 to 4 the report was or
dered. Messrs. Amado Chaves, win
can, Albright and Spiess voted no. Mr.
Albright as chairman of the committee
announced that he had no bill of that
number In his possession and It had
not been referred to his committee. An
Investigation showed that Council Bill
No. 66 relates to game and fish war
dens and Mr. Jaramillo investigated
and found the bill he wanted consider
ed was Council Bill No. 63, so he re
newed his motion on No. 63. The report
was ordered. Messrs. Fall and Martin
ez recommended the passage of the bill
and Mr. Albright recommended, that It
be tabled indefinitely. The minority re
port was tabled and the majority re
port adopted. Mr. Jaramillo said he
held a petition signed by. all residents
of Espanola precinct except one or two,
that the transfer be made and, the re
port that he had had the petition sign
ed here In Santa Fe was hot true as he
could prove from letters In his posses
sion. Mr. Fall said he would Support
the transfer because It was such a
pleasure to steal from Santa Fe county
as Santa Fe county had been stealing
from others for so many years. Mr,
Amado Chaves said he could clearly
.. iitm
see the majority was s"id-
that the bill would pass so he would
bow to the Inevitable and try to take it
with srood grace, but he wanted to reg
ister a protest on behalf of Santa Fe
county. The bill was then passed by 6
to 4. Messrs. A. Chaves, Duncan,
briaht and Spiess voting against it
Mr. Hawkins Introduced Council nii
No. si. An act providing two addition
al members of the territorial board of
Mualization and making that body one
of seven members. As the. appropria
tion for the support of the board
nasaed. was $760 on the basis of
members, the bill was so amended as
to nib. thn airarorjrlatlon $1,000 , for
seven, and as amended was unanimous
ly nasaed under suspension of the rules.
The Council then adjourned until w
O'clock Tuesday morning.
(Morning Session.) :
When the Council met this morning,
Mr. Plnard, who was absent yesterday,
on account of sickness, was in his seat
Prayer was offered by Rev- W.- H.
Moore. Mr. Fall asked unanimous con
sent to recall the appropriation bill to
Insert a jiecessary : amendment -that
was inadvertently left out by the ate
nographer. ..The amendment Is to Sec
tion U, and provide for the repayment
of the new -provisional. Indebtedness
fund. The amendment was adopted.
Mr. Hawkins, asked tor unanimous
consent to recall the appropriation, MB
for another amendment He desired to
insert In the inJaeelNaeoufl fund H0M
for the contingent r:r"vt 9 tto gov
President Ramsey is Not Disposed
to Give in to the Demands of
the Firemen's and Train
men's Unions But Has
Until Tonight to
St. Louis, March 3. President Ram
sey of the Wabash railroad, has until
noon to reply to the demands of. the
trainmen, yardmen and firemen on all
divisions of the system, except In Can
ada, for an Increase of wages ranging
from 12 to 15 per cent. Unless this de
mand is acceded to, there will be a gen
eral strike of 2,500 men, so the ultima
tum sent to President Ramsey declares.
When the compromise between the
management and the employes of the
Missouri Pacific, Iron Mountain, Mis
souri, Kansas and Texas St. Louis and
San Francisco and St. Louis South
western roads was recently entered In
to whereby a general Increase of 15 per
cent In wages was granted, President
Ramsey agreed to a similar advance on
the western division. He declined,
however, to pay more on the divisions
east of the Mississippi river than was
given by other roads for the same ser
vices. '
St. Louis, Mo., March 3, United
States Marshal Morrisey thls afternoon
served writs of injunction on the tnem
bers"of the commlttees'representlng the
trainmen's and firemen's organizations,
which have a controversy with the Wa
bash railroad, and havo announced that
a strike is to be called at five o'clock
this afternoon unless a favoroble reply
to demands is received from President
Ramsey. The injunction was issued by
Judge Elmer B. Adams, in the United
States circuit court, at the Instance of
the Wabash Railroad Company, and it
restrains the members of the commit
tees and all other employes of the com
pany from Interfering in any manner
with the operation of the road,
At the request of President liamsey
this morning the committees of Wabash
firemen and trainmen nave moaiuuu
their demands so that if a reply should
not be made at noon, he is given until 6
clock further to consider the matter oi
general advance in wages.
ernor's offlce. Consent was given and
the amendment- was presented. Mr,
Fall said the item had been left out by
the committee because the impression
seems to prevail that the governor did
not want the fund. Mr. Spiess said he
thought the governor ought to have it
whether or not as the governor's office
Is the poorest paid office in the terri
tory. ; Mr. Hawkins said the criticism
of the Item in the past was unfounded
and there Is more need every year for
the executive to go in person to Wash
ington. Mr. Hughes said the governor
had npt used any of the $3,000 appro
priated at the last session and saw no
neneasitv for incurring criticism ' for
two years if the governor does not de
sire the money. Mr. Amado cnaves
said it was necessary to have the ap
propriation so that the governor might
use lt lf necessary. He stated that the
governor being a careful man, had not
used a cent of the money of the terri
tory where not necessary. The amend
ment was adopted. . " ' ""
Mr. Plnard from the committee ; on
Insurance, reported Council .Bill No. 29
and recommended that It be passed as
amended by striking out Section 3. The
bill regulates the filing of annual state
ments by insurance companies and Is
for other purposes. Mr. Jaramillo mov-
ed the adoption of the report and this
was done.
Mr. Duncan introduced "Council BUI
No. 92, An act providing for the sprin
kling of streets, and assessing the cost
against owners of property on streets
so sprinkled; referred to the committee
on municipal and private corporations,
Council Bill No. 93 was Introduced by
Mr. Duncan, An act to amend Chapter
101 of the Session Laws of 1901, relating
to the claims against counties and the
payment of school and Jury warrants;
referred to the judiciary committee,
Council Bill No. 94 was introduced by
Mr. Plnard, An act to require the de-
structlon of carcasses of animals dying
of contagious diseases and specifying
the "black leg," said destruction to be
by fire: referred to the committee on
territorial affairs, . t;' .-
Council Bill No. 95 was ' Introduced
by Mr. Hughes ty request It Is an act
to protect snipe, sand hl?i cranes ana
other bipeds that wade, and to protect
ducks from July to November. It does
not prevent butchers from; selling these
birds that have been killed outside of
the territory. Mr.' Hughes moved to
suspend the rules "and aroll" eall was
demanded. Tho ' motion ; was - lost,
Messrs. Albright, Fall, Martinez, Pln
ard and President Chaves voting 4 nay.
Mr. Fall, In explanation of his vote,
said he saw no necessity tor rushing
through such a bill as this. Tfhe.hill
was thea referred to the committee on
territorial affairs.;; The bill was tabled
and those voting! for tabling it Were
Messrs.' Albright,. Fall, Martinet,' Pln
ard, Amado Chaves and President Cha
ves- . ' - , , , .
Mr, Fall moved that unanimous con
sent be granted Mr. Hughes to present
a petition. This was dena and th pet
The House of Representa
tives Will Probably Work
All Night to Clear the
it Was Up for Passage in the
Senate Today. No Night Ses
sion of the Senate is Neces
sary as Business , is Well
Cleared From the Desks of
Washington, March 3. At 11 o'clock
today the senate entered upon the last
legislative day of the 57th congress.
There will be no adjournment until 12
clock tomorrow, when the congress
expires by limitation.
A resolution was adopted continuing
until the next regular session the stan
ding and select committees. - The con
ference reports on the. sundry civil bill
was agreed to. Mr.' Hoar called the con
ference report on the bill to protect the
president. Mr. Bacon of Georgia, de
clared that the alleged conference re
port is a bill, which, with the exception
of one single sentence, had never been
read in the senate. The bill, he said, is
far-reaching in its character and is
absolutely subversive of the fundamen
tal principles upon which the govern
ment is founded. Replying, Mr. Hoar
insisted that the conference report was
the senate bill in its entirety with the
exception of the matter pertaining to
The program in the senate for the
xinsinir dav la to take a recess at 6
clock until 9 o'clock tomorrow. Be
fore 6 o'clock, probably, all the confer
ence reports except the naval bill will
be agreed to. The understanding Is that
the Aldrich bill will not be passed, 'lnis
will practically clear the desks and
iho.aoiui.tara otttt avoid the usual I alt
night session preceding the end of
congress. ,
Washington, March 3. When the
house reconvened at 11 o'clock this
morning, the prospect was that it
might remain In continuous session un-
tnmnrrow noon. Despite the fact
that the session last nignt was pro
longed until midnight, there was a
fairly large attendance on the floor and
the galleries were well filled. As soon
as Speaker Henderson called the house
to order, Mr. Richardson, the minority
leader, attempted to make the point of
no quorum, but the speaker recognized
Mr. Payne to demand the ayes and
nays on the pending question coming
over from last night, the adoption of
the conference report on the Immigra
tion bill. Mr. Richardson insisted that
his point was good, but the speaker
over-ruled him and when the Demo
cratic leader appealed from the deci
sion he declmed to entertain the ap
peal on the ground that It was dilatory.
The report was then adopted 197 to 1?.
The presentation of the conference re-
mri nn a nrtvatft oenslon bill was
made the occasion for some good na-
tured political chaffing. Mr. Mfera of
Indiana, said if the Republican parly
was the good friend of the old soldiers
It professed to be, the house managers
wouia bring In a rule to adopt confer
ence reports on the remaining pens'0"
bills "en bloc." " " '
Washington, March Frank Air
lee and L. Helsler Ball were sworn in
as senators from Delaware at 2:3 P-
m. today, this is the, first time that
Delaware has been represented In the
senate for two years. . .
tlon presented was from citizens it Efr
condldo. precinct 2, Socorro county,
demanding, the passage of House Bill
No. 26, the Ortega acequia bill a Mr.
Albright presented a petition from pre
cinct 13, Bernalillo county, asking me
of the Bame bill. Both - were
referred to the Judiciary commiue.
Council BUI No. 29, An act regulat
ing- the filing of statements by insur
ance companies and for other purpouen,
was then taken up. The recommenda
tion of the committee was to strike out
Section $ which requires that no nre
insurance company may dp business In
New Mexico without first , depositing
with' the treasury 110,000 In money, or
approved securities as a , security
against losses. Mr. Fall . moved to
monil to make the fees for filing
charters of deeds of settlements, paya
ble to the territorial treasurer to be
used, for the school fund, Instead of to
the auditor. Mr. Fall said he did not
want to Increase the auditor's Income,
Mr. Spiess seconded the motion. Mr.
Amado Chaves desired to recommit the
bill, but Mr. Fall Insisted that, the bill,
as amended' pass so ' that the -1880
hnnld m to the school , fund. , The
amendment' was lost, Messrs.' Albright,
Amado Chaves, : Duncan, Jaramillo,
Martlnes Mid Spiess voting hay. The
bill then went to the third reading on
motion, of Mr. Martlnes.
Mr. Hawkins opposed the, bill and
aid be wanted to know what the audi
tor la getting. ' He declared that every
territorial officer should be forced - to
(Continued on Fourth pact.)
Was Crowned Twenty-Five Years
1 Ago, A Vast Multitude Gath
ered at St. Peter's Cath
edral, Rome, to Do
Him Honor and
'Rome, March 3 From sunrise today
all Rome was on the alert showing the
most unusual animation and interest In
celebrating the twenty-fifth antlversary
of tho coronation of Pope Leo XIII.
Vast crowds gathered around St. Peter's
and when the doors opened there was
an indescribable struggle in which those
present forgot all rules of holiness in
the effort to reach the interior of the
sacred edifice. Numbers of women had
their gowns ruined and some had
to be carried away in a fainting
condition, After hours of fatiguing
waiting the majestic procession began
to appear, A few minutes after eleven
thn Pope was brought in on a new se Ha
gestatorla, carried by twelve men. They
appeared more than human and seemed
more like white spirits as they moved
1 heir hands slowly in benediction. Vra
found silence fell over the multitude as
the Pope performed mass, and after
benediction retired. It is estimated that
75,000 people, Including about 1,000
Americans, were present.
The Militia Has Been Called Out and There Is
Indication of Serious Trouble.
Denver, Colo., March 3. The troops
sent to Colorado City this afternoon are
Battery A, Companies A, B and K, of
the First Infantry and Troop C, of the
First Squadron of Cavalry, all ot this
city and companies D and I of the Sec
ond Infantry of Colorado Springs. There
are about 500 men in all.
Colorado Springs, Colo., March 3.
The owners of the Elkton and other
mines at Cripple Creek were notified to
discontinue shipping ore to the reduc
tion mills at Colorado uity wnicn are
having strike troubles with the labor
unions, on and after March 9. This in
troduces the strlkn Into the Cripple Creek
district as the Elkton company says It
will continue to run, employing union
and non-union men as they can be se
cured, -
An Explosion at Cement Works Near Baiton,
Pa., Caused Havoc Yesterday.
Easton, Pa., March 3. So far as can
be ascertained at this time five men were
killed by yesterday's explosion at the
Edison cement works at New Village,
N. J. The dead are James Meyers,
Daniel Smith, Nathan Hopkins, Edward
Phlllns. Kinnev. Nothing but
shreds of flesh and bits of clothing havd
been found of Kinney. The officials of
the works refuse to give out any news
of the disaster. They declare iney ao
not know how many were injured and
they will not admit that any men were
Klllea. xne USD given auove, iiuwovoi,
is believed to be correct.
Attorney General Knox Ha Received Infor
mation That His Offer Is Alright.
Washington, D. C, March 3. Attor
ney General Knox, on leaving the cab
inet meeting today, announced that ue
had received from the Panama Canal
company an acceptance of the proposal
which he had recently made to It with
respect to the extension of the option on
run Rftnft coiuDanv s uruutrrtv, uoiu uj
thin trnvnrnment. He said that the
pnmiminicauon irom inn cauai cuuiuaur
was of such a nature that the option
would be knt alive until the ratification
of the pending treaty, It mattered not
whether the treaty was ratified before or
after the conclusion 01 ine presen con
A Department Store Burned Out, Causta. a
Lost ef $220,000, Cpvered by Inserantt.
Portland, Oregon March 3. The fire
which, early this morning, broke out In
the eighth floor of the Dak urn block
caused a loss of 9320,000, covered by in
surance. The -fire was confined to the
three upper stories, but it burned for
three hours, and the entire building was
soaked with water. Lipman, Wolfe
Co., who occupied the first two flcors.as
department store, suffered the hoavi
eft loss, mostly from water.
To Protect Reduction Works nt Colorado City,
Colorado. 1
Denver, Colo., March 3. At the re'
quest ot Sheriff Gilbert, of El Pasotoun
tv and the united . States reduction
oneratine at Colorado City
Governor Peabody at noon, today called
nut the state troops to proceed to Colo
rado City, and to protect ine neaucuou
Company s piant irom we amnum,
Everything was quiet at Colorado City
today. ,. - - .; -
Secretary Hay and Sir Michael Herbert Ex
' ckaaied the Ratification Taday.
Washington, Feb. 3. Secretary Hay
and Sir Michael Herbert today ex
changed the ratifications of the Alaskan
boundary treaty. The preparation of
the case ot tba two sides will proceed
.ith all kneed, as under the treaty they
mutt be submitted to the arbitrators
within sixty days,
Owns Rich Mines in the Center of the FamouslGlobe Min
eral District. Arizona. Develooment of Which Is Re
vealing Ore Bodies Vast in Extent Worth
Millions of Dollars.
The New Mexican has received a re
cent number of the Sentinel published
at Shelbyvllle, Shelby county, Ken
tucky, in which most complimentary
mention is made of the visit of Colonel
R. M. Foree of this city, that county be
ing his former home, the Sentinel says:
"We were paid the very great pleas
ure during the past week of meeting
and commingling with Colonel Robert
M. Foree, of Globe, Arizona, who was In
Shelbyvllle from Friday night to yes
terday morning, shaking hands with
and meeting his old friends. Colonel Fo
ree will visit in Frankfort, Winchester
and Richmond for a few days, after
which he will go east on business con
nected with his extensive mining oper
"This is Colonel Foree's first visit to
his old home for slxten years and to say
that his welcome was most cordial is
expressing it mildly. As soon as his ad
vent here became known his numerous
friends of old days flocked in to meet
him and the Colonel's reception can
only be described as a perfect levee.
Since he went to the far southwest,
Colonel Foree has achieved fortune as a
mine owner and operator. He is presi
dent of the Arizona-Colorado Copper-
Belt and Gol3 Mining and Milling Co.,
which possesses valuable and extensive
holdings near Globe, Arizona.
"Colonel Robert Foree is not only a
Kentuckian, of whom all Sheiny coun-
tians are proud, nut sneiDy um
clalmB him for her own and is therefore
interested in his success. As president
- - Tl-t
of the Arizona-coioraao i;opper-xBiu
and Gold Mining and Milling Co., he Is
at the head of a magnificent enterprise.
'Colonel Kobert M. Foree, the ortR--
Inal founder 2nd president of the Arizona-Colorado
Copper-Belt and Gold
Mining and Milling Co., is a son of Dr.
S. I. M. and Judith P. Foree, who were
born and reared near Chrlstiansburg,
this county, and carries In his veins tne
French Huguenot blood that is repre
sentative of two of Kentucky's old es
tablished and most honored families.
His mother was the daughter of Colonel
R. P. Mitchell, of Henry county. Col
onel Foree was a schoolmate with a
number of our present statesmen ana
diplomats of national and international
Retracting to the darK days or ine
Civil War, when tears, blood and de
struction were the measurements tf
conflicting Americans. Colonel Foree
was allied with the Trans-Mlsslsslppi
Department of the Confederacy under
General Sterling Price and was known
for his endurance as a soldier, and dar
ing on the field of battle. The Colonel
has never been otherwise than a good
Democrat. He Is a fine speaker, good
conversationalist, and has always been
an aggressive defender of Democratic
principles and tenets.
"Ha was the traveling representative
of the old Louisville Democrat In earlier
days; studied law, and was admitted to
the Trimble county bar and entered up
on practice.
"TTnder Cleveland's first aaministra-
tlon he was appointed to tne
clerkship of the supreme court of New
Mexico. Tiring of Its duties, he resign
ed. After some rew years, onuu,
afflicted with throat trouble, he gave
11 n the law. and entered into mining,
heart and soul, in New Mexico anu
Colorado, and has grown rich In this
world's goods and has reared ana edu
cated a family of culture, pride and
ambition. . . , J
"Colonel Foree Is a Knight. Templar
m aHAA V,
Mason, being a memoer m oaiu.
Commandery, No. 1, on whose dooks
are the names 01 nmnj i
note, and are yet proud to retain tneir
membership. He also "belongs to the
Chapter, and Is an Odd Fellow of many
years' standing. .
'Those who have business connec
tions with Colonel Foree may rest as
sured that he is a man of zealous honor,
and his word Is his bond."
Concerning the properties near uiodc
Arizona, of which Colonel Foree is gen
eral manager and the president of the
company owning them, the New Mexi
can gives the following lnrormaum.
furnished It by a special correspondent
who recently Inspected the property:
"The Arizona-Colorado Copper-Belt
and Gold Mining and Milling Company
owns seventeen mining claims, em
bracing an area of over S40 acres in a
compact body, known as "The De Class
Group" and located three miles from
the center of the town of Globe,- Ari
zona, by a level wagon road.
"Globe is situated in the southwestern
part of Arizona at the terminus ot the
Gila Valley and Northern railroad, has
a prospect of two more railroads, and
has about 4,000 inhabitants, exception
ally good schools, .churches, water
works, electric light plant, ice plant,
two strong hanks. The First National
and Thelnera and Merchants', two
good newspapers. The AriaonU Silver
Belt and the Globe Times, a number of
of able lawyers and ministers of the
gospel, skilled physicians, three large
able lawyers and ministers of the
retail stores, two livery stables, good
hotels and restaurants, two lumber
yards, well regulated liquor houses,
wagon and carriage business, merchant '
tailors and barber shops, bakeries and
steam laundry, several fine drug stores,
good hardware houses and blacksmith
shops, clothing stores, one nicely ar
ranged public Swimming pool, well con
ducted brass band, refined society and
the winter climate is admirable. Globe
is the seat of government of Gila coun
ty and has a substantial stone court
house, and the officers of the county
and town are men irreproachable In
their official capacities, and the people
orderly and law abiding.
"Recurring to the Arizona-Colorado
Copper-Belt and Gold Mining and Mill
ing Company., its property Is only a
little over a mile from the mining prop
erties of the Old Dominion and United
Globe companies and in the same cop
per belt with these two largely devel
oped and rich mines. An extract
from the Arizona Silver Belt, In part,
states: "In area the Globe copper belt
exceeds any other in the western states
and territories. Its boundary limits are
well defined, marked here and there by
mines and prospect shafts. That the
original (or sulphide) ores would be
found at- a reasonable depth Is a fact
demonstrated by the discovery of sul
phide ore in the deeper mines here at
Globe at a depth of 1,000 feet. It has
been claimed that these same deep
mines, which have produced millions of
dollars from the oxidized ores are only
tn their In'uney, and rutting into-the
sulphide zone this will undoubtedly be
proven, ns the large mines are now pie
pared to continue sinking on down into
the zone as far as modern machinery
and human Ingenuity will permit. Sur
face mining has paid well, but deep
mining is paying better. There Is not
another mining camp In the world
where the production equals that of
Globe with the same amount of devel
'The property of the Arlzona-Colora-
do Copper-Belt and Gold Mining and
Milling Company is, as near as can be
reckoned, In the center of the great
copper belt known to exist in Gila
county. The development on this com
pany's property consists of a prospect
ing shaft sunk for purpose of ;demon-
stratlng the property; this shaft was
"sunk on the 'Little Beauty' claim and
is 153 feet deep, and at that depth the
conditions and indications being such
that the company felt warranted In
sinking a big, double compartment
shaft for a working shaft. The big
shaft is now being sunk at a point about .
twenty-three feet west from the pros
pecting shaft, and where several veins
appear to form a junction, and when
the big shaft reaches the water level,
the large bodies of ore will be encoun
tered. Besides the prospecting and big
shaft the 'Little Beauty and Ida May
which' join end lines, each has a shaft ,
about twenty feet deep, and in ore
there is one tunnel 135 feet long run on
the vein In the 'Commerce' claim, and
one cross-cut tunnel- 200 feet in the
'Baltic' claim. The property Is now be
ing developed in three places, the cross
cut tunnel Is being run In order to cut a
big vein- at a depth from which sam
ples of ore from the surface were taken
that run $39 In gold, 9 per cent copper
and 408 ounces In silver to the ton. The
Dunkirk claim has two shafts,, one ten
and the other twenty feet deep, also the
Franklin claim has two shafts of a like
The Judge, Exchange, Emblem, Cam
eron, Virginia, Kentucky, Maryland,
Illinois, Beacon, SunBhine and Nellie
M. have each one shaft ten feet deep.
Ore from the Nellie M. carries gold, sli
ver, tin and uranium, but as yet these
values are not large, but with depth
the Nellie M. ore will, of course, ln-
crease In value. Ore from the prospect
ing shaft run from IS to 30 per cent cop
per, several dollars in gold, sliver ana
one test gave 26 per cent copper and $20
in gold - to the -ton. - Some of the or
would run as high as $0 per cent copper.
The Commerce ore runs high In copper
and carries good gold and silver values.
Also the Franklin ore runs well, and
the Baltic has one ten foot shaft in
very fine ore. No ore from rest of the
claims has been tested. Several of the
claims nearest the big shaft have sev
eral large veins and stringers running
through them and showing on the sur
face, and the consensus ot opinion la
that at true water level these veins and!
stringers unite and form one mammoth
body of ore. It should be borne In-mlnd
that the company's property not only
runs high In copper, but also runs well
In gold and silver and some of the veins
run high In lead. It would be difficult
for the mind- to conceive ot a hetter
. (Continued m Bectona Pc)

xml | txt