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No reduction in price made for "every other duv" advertisements. METEROLOGICAL. 0. S. Department ov Agkioultub, ' Wkatheh Bl hkau Office 09 Obsehvbk Santa Fe, Sept em be r 1895. 1 THE LAS YEGAS LAND GRANT Historical Account of this Grant Drawn from the Kecords of the Surveyor General's Office. QUEER CONDUCT OF GENERAL HOBAR'f Deputy Surveyor Rice's Persistent Ef forts to Evade Approved Instruc tions of Surveyor General Eas ley in Matter of New Sur veyHis Good Faith Questioned. ss inn iff i si f0 ' 3 59 P-S. 6:00a. m. 2:J 44 112 47 K 4 Clear b:itop.m. t.l ai 78 i!7 i V 8 Clear Miximum Temperature S2 Minimum Temoerature til 'final Precipitation 0.00 tl. 15. HEttSBY. Observer j SIMMOM Vreguutor Are you taking Simmons Liver Reg ulator, the "King of Liver Medi cines?" That is what our readers want, and nothing but that. It is the same old friend to which the old folks pinned their faith and were never dis appointed. But another good recon. jnendation for it is, that it is better than Pills, never gripes, never weak ens, but works in such an easy and natural way just like nature itself, that relief comes quick and sure, and one feels new ail over. It never fails. Everybody needs take a liver remedy, ar.u everyone should take only Sim mora Liver Regulator. Be sure you get it. The Bed :,s en the wrapper. J. H. Zeiliu & Cc-;j Vhiliuleljjiiia. EXCHANGE HOTEL J. T. FORSHA, Prop. ?9 OA Dnr flTT I'OCBteain the HiiRl LUU Ibl UuVl portion of city special rates by the week or month lor table board, with or without loom. Hearing almost daily complaints touch ing the fatigoingljr slow progress of the final survey of the Las Vegas grant, or dered by Comr. Lamoreux over one year ago, and recognizing the right of the good people of the Meadow city to a speedy adjustment of the questions that have so long olouded many of their titles, the New Mexican concluded to make a oareful examination of the records of the surveyor general's offioe with a view to shedding all the light possible upon the important subject. HISTORY OF THE OKANT. Tho grant was originally made on March 23, 1835, by the territorial deputa tion to Juan de Dios Maese, Miguel Ar chuleta and "twenty-Beven others. It was first filed under the title of "Town of Las Vegas" grant by the "inhabitants of Las Vegas." it waB reported to congress for con firmation by the surveyor eonem! of New Mexico, December 15, 1858, not as a grant in lee simple, but as concessions to set tlers and occupants. It was confirmed by congress without a survey on June 21, louu, ana it was surveyed in Maroh, 1881 According to this survey it contained 496,440 aoros. Objection was made to the survey and an investigation of the boundaries was oommenced in 1875 and continued until the close of 1889. The most important investigation with referenoe to the boundaries was com menced in 1887, when Surveyor General Julian called the commissioner's atten tion to the incorrectness of the existing survey find the commissioner authorized the execution of a new survey. Preliminary to this work Mr. W. M, Tipton was appointed special agent to make an examination of the grant. After receiving Mr. Tipton's report, Surveyor uenerai tiunan gave notice that a new survey would be made. On November 25, 1887, instructions were issued to Mr. Russell B. Rice, then and for some time after officiating as a special agent rather than a deputy sur veyor, to make investigation as to the validity of the grant and the allotments thereunder. Special Agent Rioe con tinued thus employed, except when inter rupted by lack of funds, until about thn close of 1889. PBOTIST TILED. On December 5, 1889, P. Millhiser filad a protest against the re-survey, claiming nothing Wade to Order Sol. Spiegelberg, geits FURNISHER CLOTHIER. Carry a full and select line of HATS, :AFH. U LOVES, etc., and every thing found in a first-class establishment. HENRY KRIOK. SOLE AGENT FOB Letup's St. Louis Beer. AM. KIMISOr' Ml SERAI WATER The trade supplied from one bottle to a carload. Mail orders promptly filled. . . , . . GUADALUPE ST. SANTA FE SOCIETIES. A. F. & A. M. Montezuma Lodge, No. 1, meets on the first Monday evening of each month at 7:30 o'clock, in the Masonic hall, in the Kahn blook, San Francisco St. Visiting brethren are fraternally invited. W. 8. Habboon, W. M. F. 8. Davis, Beo. that he and his associates were entitled to all the lands within the boundaries estab lished by the preliminary survey. Special Agent Rice's investigation then ended. On February 1, 1891, Surveyor General Hobart recommended that the original survey be approved and that patents be issued for the lands included within its boundaries. The matters of the investigation and re- survey were taken op, on Deoember 5, 1891, by Seoretary Noble, who held that a resnrvey sbouid be made so as to include only the lands allotted or assigned to set- tiers under the terms of the original con- uoBHion, anu mat a patent should issue on such survey to the town of Las Vegas for ma oenent oi tne proper parties. A oopy of this deoision was Bent to Surveyor Gen eral Hobart in December, 1891, and a mo tion for a review of same was denied, on December 16, 1892. In June, 1893, Surveyor General Hobart prepared and transmitted to the genera! land office plat and field notes of a so called survey made by Special Agent Rice. This plat and accompanying field notes included the Sanguiiuela traot of four square leagues of land. Accordii.g to the statement of R. B. Rice, Bworn to before Survevor General Hobart, on Deoember 2, 1892, this Burvev commenoed on March 15. 1889. and ended October 14, 1889. The certificate of Surveyor General Mooart approving said plat and field notes was dated June 1, 1893, and was marked "approved and .adopted" as the reBurvey required by the decision of Seo retary Noble, dated December 5, 1891, when the survey purports to have been made in 1889. lor the purpose of shedding an add tlonal ray of light on this "re-survey," it uiiiy be mentioned that on March 9, 1894, in a letter to the commissioner, Special Ageut Rioe charged that his field notes hud been changed in the surveyor ge eral's office before being forwarded to Washington, and added that "ex-Surveyor Ueueral Hobart undoubtedly had soon personal interest in making this change, tie also denied point-blank that his vey included the Sauguijuela traot. NEW BUBVEY OBDEBED. At an events tne so-called resnrvey, "approved and adopted" by Surveyor Gen eral Hobart, was rejected by Secretary omun, a new anu complete survey was ordered by the commissioner, and the sur veyor general was reoommended to se cure the services of U. 8. Deputy Survevo Russell B. Rice to do the work. The surveyor general was also instructed to prepara complete and explicit instruo tions for the guidance of Mr. Rice making the surveys of "ail lands allotted and assigned, but no more." Surveyor General Easley thereupo prepared instructions forresurveysof the grant, or rather surveys of the allotments made therein with a view to determining tneir extent anu validity, aB directed by the commissioner. ihese instructions provided for inves tigation bb to the number and extent of the allotments made under the grant an for the survey of the same in accordance with the boundaries designated in the certificates of title issued by the oonsti tutionnl justice, who originally allotted or assigned the lends. In cases where the original certificates had been lost the deputy surveyor was instructed to take testimony for the purpose of verifvin claims. i These instructions were issued on April 27, 1894, and were subsequently approved by the commissioner of the general Ian office. Under them Deputy Rice was em ployed to do the work in question, an bis compensation was fixed at $5 per day the usual per diem rate, as other services were expected of him than the mere run ning of lines and hence mileage rates were not deemed practicable. Th amount of money appropriated for the work was $3,500. WOBK PBEBUMABLY BEOUN. Since August 20, 1894, the work has pre sumably been in progress under the sup ervinion of Deputy Rice. The instructions issued by the surveyor general contemplated that complete re tarns of his work should accompany Mr Rice's accounts, but, on September 14, 1894, the commissioner authorized the payment of hia accounts each month when accompanied by sworn statements of his daily operations in connection with the work. He has so far made no returns of field notes or plats nor has he returned any of the testimony presumed to have been taken by him. He now represents that the appropriation about exhausted and asks that additional funds be set aside for the pr.eeontinn o the work. His letter on this subject has been referred to the surveyor general with instructions to secure and pass upon his estimates and make a report to the general land office. This seems to be the present status of the case. Mr. Rice was originally emploved bv surveyor ueneral Julian to make pre liminary lnveetigations and surveys of this grant and the knowledge he was sup poseo inen to nave acquired doubtless led to his re-employment. Mr. J nlian's idea seems to have been that only such lands as were aotually oo cupied and cultivated by the allottees should be included in the survey, and Mr Kioe seems persistently to hold the same views on the subjeot as those enter tnined by Mr. Julian. Consequently, after learning what the instructions of Survevor General EaBlev would be, Mr. Rioe applied direotly to the general land office for a modification of said instructions bo that they would con form to his ideas. CONTRACT EXTBAOBDINABY. The transmittal of the plat and field notes above mentioned was followed by the awarding of a oontract by Sur veyor General Hobart for extending the public surveys over the lands in the original grant not included in this pre tended resurvey,the latter only embraoing about 6,000 acres besides the 17,000 acres in the Sanguiiuela tract. '1 ins oontraot was not BDDroveil. and the so-called resnrvey, after consideration by the secretary of the interior, suffered the same fate. On Februarv 12. 1894. peaking of this alleged survey, Secretarv Smith said in a letter to the commis sioner: "This so-called re-survev is evident,!? nothing but the result of an incomplete and partial examination of said grant, nstituted by direction of yonr offioe for the purpose illustrating dearly the pro priety of adopting tho recommendation of Mr. Julian, the then survevor general. and it is remarkable that it should now be returned to your office as a 're-survev' of said grant in aocordanoe with the de partmental deoision. I oonour with von that said so-called re-survey should be rejected for the above and snffloient reasons set forth in yonr letter." IN THE WORLD OP BEAUTY vVOODMEN OF THE WORLD. Coronado Camp No. 3, Woodmen of the World, meets on the second Thursday evsning of eaoh month at 8 o'olock, in Aztlan hall, I. O. O. F. Vi.dting sovereigns are fraternally invited. J. B. Bbady, Consul Comdr. J. B. Sloan, Clerk. Fine MoBrayer whisky at Colorado sa loon. . Yon oan get engraved visiting oards at the New Mexican, or have them printed from four plate if yon hove one. IS SUPREME tIl 11 hemot effective skin purl J? u?!."."11 beautifying soap in the world, but tJ.J,eP,l"?' sweetest, and most refreshing Sf. iSf VbBih' ""i nursery. It strikes at the 2!S. bad complnxionn, falling hair, and iLmPleabWem',,,M!' TU-! the Cloooed, INFLAMED, OVERWORK ED, or BLUQOI8H POBK. iJK?J",8!,lH !! '' British dipott Niwdiht. . -TO m l llil corf., Barton, rj ..A. INSTKUOTIONB TO BIOK AOAIN APFBOVED, mL. : i i? i - inn instructions anu Mr. nice s com munication respecting the same were duly submitted by the commissioner to the secretary of the interior for consider ation and such action sb he misht see fit to take in the premises. Un July 25, 1894, the secretary of the in terior returned the instructions originally issued by Surveyor General Easley accom panied oy a letter approving the same. Regarding Mr. Rice's idea that only lands that were "under actual cultivation at the time of the treaty of Guadalupe Hidaliro should be considered as valid allotments," tne Beoretary held that that was "too narrow and restricted a view of the departmental decision, which plainly intended that occupation at the time of the cession of New Mexico to the United States should be recognized as creating rights to be respeoted." The instructions, together with the sec retary's plain ruling upon the same to the effect that they should be obeyed, were sent back to Mr. Rice, on August 14, 1894, and, on the 23d of the same month Mr. Rice wrote to the commissioner re questing that certain "small changes" be mane in tne instructions or Surveyor Gen eral Easley. These "small changes" asked involved precisely the same view he had contended for in his first letter to the commissioner and which the secretary imu pronounced "too narrow and restrict ed." un oeptemoer i, ibm, the oommis sioner replied to Mr. Rioe that, after oareful consideration of the intruotions, he was not disposed to authorize any change as to the manner of making the Burvoys of the several allotments. Nevertheless, during last December, Mr. Rice issued an unauthorized notice to the present occupants of allotments on the grant to furnish him with a chain of title. MOT CONTEMPLATED BY INBTBUOTIONS, The surveyor general held that this was not required under the dennrtmnnt.pl ruling, that the notioe of the deputy nucreyur was not contemplated In the in structions and involved needless trouble and expense. Again, on April 30, Mr. Rioe applied to the commissioner for "more definite anil specifio instructions," evidently still ad- ueriiiK iu ms luea mat only allotments aotually "ooonpied and cultivated" should be treated as valid. His letter of the date mentioned wan referred back to the surveyor general, who held, in a letter to the commissioner, dated July 17, 1895, that "more definite and specific instruc tions were not required." rassing over the recommendations of ex-tsurveyor General Hobart with regard to the so-called "resurvey," and the grave charge preferred ngaiimt that ex-offioial by Deputy Surveyor U.ck, the New Mex ican can not refrain from suggesting that Deputy Rice's conduct in persistent ly seeking to evade the explicit and re peatedly approved instrnotiona of Sur veyor General Easley, in the matter of the final survey now supposed to be in progress, certainly gives color to the suspicion that Mr. Rice is influenced by other motives than an earnest desire promptly to complete the task asRhrnx to him in compliance with the directions of his superiors. Indeed, the charge was openly made in Santa Fe, not long ago, by one of the moBt prominent business men of Las Vegas, that Deontv Rin h,i disolosed his personal interest and in tentions in the premises by recommend ing soma of his friends to looate on lon.i. that, nnder his "narrow and restricted view," would be excluded from thesnrvov of allotments. Mr. Rice has the floor. SATURDAY SALAD. . Jones is in the city from Hon. A. A Las Vegas. Dr. G. W. Harrison is a visitor from Albuquerque to-day. Mr. Will M. Tipton and bride are domi oiled at the Hinojos resideuoe. Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Stephens, of Colum bia, Mo., are still guests at the Palaoe. Mrs. Amado Chaves suffered a relapse vuib morning and IB quite Berionsiy ill. Mrs. J. L. Zimmerman has gone to Las Vegas to attend the territorial musical contest. Mr. and Mrs. W. J. MoPherson will go to housekeeping in the Reaser cottage on Monday. Mrs. Dr. Wood, of Chama, is visiting the city for a few days, a guest at Mrs. Keller. Mrs. W. H. Keller and Baby Carson re turned home last night after a long stay at FlagBtaff. Mr. G. D. Koch came down from San Juan last night. Master Carl Bishop ac companied him. Mrs. B. G. Wilson, of Las Vegas, is still visiting in Santa Fe. The lady has made many friends here. Miss Gulliford's sister iB expected to arrive from England to-night and will spend the winter here. Messrs. Edgar Willson and Roy Crioh ton leave next week to enter the Presby terian college at Del Norte, Colo. Hon. N. B. Laughlin and the district court officials left yesterday for San Juan county to be absent two weeks. Rev. Thos. Harwood, of Albuquerque, and Rev. Mr. Caning of Salida, Colo., arrived last sight to' attend the confer ence. Walter Turnbuil, for a long time here in searoh of health, is reported dying of consumption at his home in Detroit. He came too late. Mrs. R. E. Twitchell is down from Es panola to have her little son, Waldo treated for fever. He has been quite ill for several days. Mr. Justioe Fuller, of the V. S. oourt of private land claims, has returned from trip to Glenwood springs and other points in Colorado. Archbishop P. L. Chapelle departs this evening for Albuqnerque. He lectures there to-morrow evening at Rev. Manda larrs church in new town. Rev. A. W. Adkinson. of Albunnernnn Rev. C. I. Mills, of Raton, and Rev. A. A nyue, ot springer, are aocomnanied to tne city by their families. Mrs. J. A. Stanley writes friends from Parsons, Kas., that she expeots to spend the winter in the Rooky mountains and may visit Santa Fe again. Mr. and Mrs. Malby, of Sedaiia. Mo, guests of Gov. Thornton and wife, are enjoying tneir visit here verv mnnh ihey expect to remain over next week uov. ihornton, ex-Gov. Prince and quite a number of oitizens leave to mor row night to attend the irrigation eou gresB at Albuquerque and the territorial inir. La Tertulia Idiomatica had a delightful mue iiiayiuir iiotfoniaaula" with th, Misses Manderfield on Saturday after noon. Before beginning the game there were readings by Mrs. Hersey and Miss wedeles. Awarded Highest Honors World's Pair. DO; mm CREAM MEM S. SPITZ, The Jewelleries SANTA ITIED. 3ST. 2&. MOST PERFECT MADE. A pure Grape Cream of Tartar Powder. Free from Ammonia, Alum or any other adulterant 40 YEARS THE STANDARD. Especial attention will be given to the study of English history during the year Miss A. I. Mulford, of the Missouri botanical gardens, St. Louis, is in the city studying the flora of New Mexico and collecting oaoti and wild flowers for a display at the herbarinm of this insti tution, formerly Hnaw's gardens. She is beinjr entertained by Mrs. Boyle, Mrs, Rivenburg, Mrs. Hickox.Mrs. Cross, Miss Allison and others and given every faoility for prosecuting her studies. For some weeks she has been at Silver City and Fort Bayard and has seonred over 1,200 specimens She pronounces the native flora of this territory phenomenal in range ana beauty. Miss Mulford was formerly professor of botany at Vassar college and she is an enthusiast whose visit has served to aronse intense interest in the beautiful subject among the ladies of Santa Fe. Miss Allison, of the Presbyterian mis, sion Bonool, 13 the possessor of a wild wnite geramnm, taken from the Santa re mountains, which has been much ad mired by all who are interested in tho nora 01 New Mexico. miss Jiagan, who is down on the reoorns at Washington as the moat auo. cesstul teacher m the Indian service, has been spending the last two weeks at the Navajo agenoy gathering pnpils for the government inoinn eohool. She seoured a large number.-. Mrs. O. L. Bibb, of Dallas. Texas, is the guest of Mrs. Cross. She is astonished at the fruit, flower and vegetable products ui aanui re anu says' tlie average citizen of Texas has no conception of the attrao- 10ns tne climate and soil of the Rookv mountains possess as oompared to the unbroken monotony of the hot plains uuuubry. iho Fifteen olnb met, after a summer reoess, at Mrs. Boyle's, on Thursday, the 6th instant. The program consisted of a paper oy miss lsura Marsh. "Stone A of Great Britain;" Cowper's "Boadioea," read by Miss Loomis, and "Baldur and the Mistletoe," by Mrs. Bovle. On Thurs day, the 12th instant, it met at Mrs. Hall's. The first number was a paper by Mrs. Palen, "Julius Cesser and the Con quest of Great Britain." followed bv ona of Browning's poems, read by Mrs. J. L. Marsh, and Macaulay's "Virarinius." bv Miss Gulliford. Current events and dis cussion of the same, with criticisms, com pleted the program. The Fifteen olub is the only federated literary olub in New Mexioo and starts in on its fifth year nnder most auspicious oircnmstnnni. A Timely .Reminder. Eaoh season forces upon our considera tion its own peculiar perils to health, The advent of fall finds many reduced in strength and vigor, poorly prepared to continue the business of life. The stom ach and bowels, the great highway of animal economy, is especially liable to disorder in the fall. The nervons system has also suffered in the straggle. Ty phoid fever and malaria in particular find in the fall that combination of earth, air and water that mark this season as espe cially dangerous. The falling leaves, the decaying vegetables contribute their share of contamination. Hood's Sarsa pariila furnishes a most ' valuable safe guard at these important points, and should be use in the fall before serious sickness has laid you low. Auction, Auction. The entire household goods of Mrs. John Symington, consisting of bed-room, parlor and kitchen furniture, oarpets, ssware, china, and in fact everything to be fonnd in a well equipped house will be sold at public auction in front of my store commencing on Saturday morning and continuing from day to day until all is sold. Chas. Waoneb, Auctioneer, Striking effects in jewelry give sur prise and pleasure to all; such effects as are seen in our stock, we mean. Oar jewelry display is fresh and spnrkling as spring water, the emblem of purity and brilliancy. Novelties this season are numerous and interesting. You will be glad to see them when you call. We are able to promise yon that everything new and taking for the season has been found a place in our list. Like the sun we're always shining, but this season we out shine our previous selves with a dazzling array which oomprises everything. J. C. SCHUMANN, Boots. Shoes fc Leather Findings. Sole Agent for the Burt A Packard Shoes. Santa Fe, - Eaw Mexico. CAKE8AHI1 PAWTRV WADE TO ORUKR. NQ. 4 BAKERY. -Ik H. B. CART WRIGHT & BRO DEALERS IN The U. s. Gov't Reports show Royal Baking Powder superior to ill others. Imported and Domestic QR.OGE Attention Ladles, While in Denver I learned the only genuine Improved Tailor SyBtem of dress-fitting. This system drafts on the same principles as the merohant tailor uses and with the same results. By this method every seam is in the proper place: tne garment maintains a perfect propor tion to tne ngure, and perreat ease is se oured. I will out and goaiaatee an abso lute fitting pattern. Mas. C. A. Haymes FREE! One Nickel-In-the MIot Machine with every l.ixxi Mexicana or Mechan ics' Pride, the best nickel cigar on the market. Prion All thn lnt.net slot machines a snnniiiltv. Aepiits wm. ted everywhere, S. Kahn & Co., 220 California street, San Francisco, Cul. To the liicycllsts of (Santa Fe. liny one of our all -wool sweaters at $1.50 eaoh. They are beauties. All-wool bicycle hose, the best made, at $1.25 a pair, uusdort & Dolan. Notice. I offer fruit, etc.. at the following prices in lots to the amount of 60 cents or more: Fine large pears per lb 2 l-2c Jfine large apples tier lb 2c Large Siberian crab ap ples per lb 1 l-2c German prunes per lb 4o French prunes per lb 6c New Santa Fe honey. . .per lb I60 Hew sweet cider nerval 25o Leave orders with E. ANDREWS. Milk Punoh 10 ets a fflass at the Colo rado saioon. PRODUCE, FRESH FRUITS AMP VEGETABLES. Our Confections are Always Fresh. All principal lines being bought direct from manufacturers ia carload lots, we are enabled to make the lowest prices to close buyers. POTATOES AND FLOUR SPECIALTIES EXCLUSIVE AGENTS IN SANTA FE FOR Oliver & Imboden Comnanv. Patent TmT.iai vtn,,. Mosca Milling ft Elevator Company, Homestead and Jewel Flour. St. r2wnu 0oS.Dew DrP Brand Canned Fruit, Fish and Vegeti Chase & Sanborn, Fine Coffees and Teas. Vegetables. tSTQoods for campers and out of town customers carefully sacked witnout extra cnarge. Sail orders solicited. TELEPHONE NO-4. FIRST NATIONAL BANE Santa Fe, New Mexioo. Designated Depositary of the United States R. J. Palen J. H. Vaughn - COAL & TRANSFER, LUHDER AND FEED th. Lfa general Transfer Business m4 teal in Hay and Owta BUDBOW & DAVIS, Props. Academy o OUR LADY OP LIGHT, President Cashier STERLING BICYCLES. FIVE STYLES, Sterling spoke, don't break. Sterling sprocket, quickly changed, Sterling crank, don't work loom, Sterling frame, never buckle, . Sterling bearing, run true, Sterling rider, never change mounts, B ".10 nm iiwiwwi, Sterling fork, are .trongegt, 11 1. 11. 1 1 p "m"w much uQ wait nere. he Sterling agency fe a money-maker. " " PINflEY & RODINSON. , Jobbers of Bicyole Sundries, . 16-18 V. Second Ave., Phoenix, "Ariz. " - y i L m OOSOOOT.D T SISTEIID OF LOHETTO 5 7i ' TSBHW : Board and tuition, per month. 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