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VOL. 20
NO. 3
Fon ncnT,
577.00 7 room, modern brick
residence in first-class condi
tion, repair, &c.
$10.011 8 room adobe, shingle
roof, city water.
Vantf.d Houses to rent. We
are having many inquiries by
letter and in person for modern
cottages of 3 to 6 rooms.
$22 4 large rooms, furnished.
$17 all of first story, four large
rooms, furnished.
$500 5 rooms, modern adobe cot
tage, shingle roof, bay-window,
2 porches, large garden, 35
fruit trees, city water, stable,
$250 new 4 room adobe cottage,
iron and composition roof, gar
den, fruit, stable, &c.
$1000160 acres. 3'J miles from
Denver, Colo., fenced, house,
spring, well, farming land,
hay land, grass land, outside
range. Will exchange for So
corro property.
$100 10 acres bottom land, under
ditch, 3-4 mile from postofhee
$600 5 acres, house, barn, fruit,
well and wind mill, city water
etc., close in.
$225.00 3 room, adobe house, 2
rooms new, tar roof, 2 acres,
fenced, fruit, shade trees, stable,
city water.
$35040 acres, more or less, bot-
torn land, fenced, under ditch,
one mile from Socorro county
court house.
$350 160 acres, patented stock
ranch, never failing water,
foot hills San Mateo moun
tains, good cattle, horse, sheep
or goat ranch.
$1,300 Modern cottage, brick
finish, repair as good as new,
beautifully furnished, two
jorches, large and handsome
grounds, tin roof, city water
and well, nicely furnished
throughout, fine piano.
$1,500 7 room, adobe dwelling,
shingle and iron roof, city
water in house and grounds,
house well and substantially
furnished, including one grand
square Emerson piano, 3 acres,
315 fancy assorted fruit trees
in bearing, 228 fancy assorted
grape vines in bearing, 25
ornamental trees, shade trees,
shrubs, bulbs, roses, straw
berries, etc., close in.
$7,500 paid net $2,500 in 1890.
80 acres 9 miles from county
, seat, li mile to post office, one
mile to station, including 7
acres prunes, 7 acres peaches,
6 acres apples, plums &c, all
in bearing. 35 acres alfalfa,
all fenced and cross-fenced.
Good home, large barn and
out buildings, best of soil, no
alkali, good water right on one
of the best of acequias; steam
pump with abundance of water
in case of necessity. Will sell
all or part, will take part trade,
stock of goods, live stock &c.
Also 100 acres adjoining the
above will be sold if desired.
$1.000 30 acres, more or less bot
tom land, 5 acres a1ove acequia
with first class well, wind mill
pump, horse power pump,
large rock cement tank, 4 room
new adobe, 2 room old adobe
house, well and hand pump,
new corral, stable and hay
barn, chicken house, bee house,
wagon shed, 350 assorted fruit
trees mostly Ben Davis apples
set out five years, 1000 grape
vines and about 2000 sprouts;
balance of land is below acequia,
much of it adapted to growing
grass, hay, alfalfa without cost
of irrigation, all fenced with
three and four wires, 2 native
mares, 2 American mulos, 2 sets
double harness, farm wagon,
mowing machine, horse rake,
plow and all other implements
and tools on the place.
One span horses, set harness and
side saddle.
100 two year old steers.
Sf5 long yearling steers, 75 per
cent white faces.
116 heifers ones and twos.
100 cows, twos up, northern
New Mexico.
45 early calves;
Undivided yí interest in general
merchandise business, good
paying raining and ranch trade.
Notwithstanding live stock
matters are quiet, we are receiv
ing inquiries about same.
Tell us what you have for sale
It costs you nothing if not bene
".nionnn N P J .
A Llrely Game.
Baseball enthusiasm continue
unabated in Socorro regardless of
wind and weather. Sunday's
game between the American and
the Mexican teams was a spirited
ore from beginning to end and
was witnessed by a hundred or
more spectator who found the
sunny side of neighboring build
ings the most comfortable vantage
ground. A remarkable incident
of the game occurred when a red
hot ball from the Mexican pitcher's
strong arm struck the end of the
catcher's thumb breaking the
bone and driving it through the
skin. The work of the American
team was a vast improvement
over their former efforts and
accounts for their winning this
game by a score of 12 to 6.
Subscriptions have been solicited
this week for the purpose of
buying uniforms for both teams
and the boys may be expected
soon to take their places on the
diamond presenting a genuine
professional appearance. The two
teams are so evenly matched that
the one that finally proves its
superiority will have nothing to
brag of but the hard work it has
The Flrat Livestock Shipment.
Says a dispatch from Capitán,
Lincoln county: The date set by
the management of the El Paso
and Rock Island Railway Com
pany for the connecting of the
steel with the Rock Island at
Santa Rosa is January 23. On
this date it is proposed to run the
first train from Liberal, Kas., to
El Paso. Immediately upon
making this connection there will
be shipped from Capitán by the
Lincoln Trading Company 10,000
head of sheep, which in all prob
ability will be the first shipment
of livestock over the new route.
Besides this there will be another
16,000 head of sheep to go from
Gallina station, Lincoln county.
This last shipment will be made
by Mr. Foy, a Colorado buyer,
who has been in Lincoln county
for some time purchasing lambs
and ewes for the market.
Filially Ulxpotted of.
The record of the territorial
supreme court for Tuesday con
tains the following entry: "Case
No. 768, W. II. Miller vs. City
and Jas. M. Hill, error to district
court, Socorro county; motion for
appeal to United States court of
appeals was denied. A full ac
count of the proceedings in this
case was contained in 1 he
Chieftain of January 11, wherein
it was shown that the decision of
the supreme court affirming the
judgment of the lower court in
favor of the defendant on the
ground that the statute of limi
tation had run saved the city
about $3,500 in principal and in
Order of the Eastern Star.
Several ladies and gemlemen
met Monday evening at the
residence of Mr. and Mrs. F. G.
Bartlett on Park street to take
the preliminary steps necessary
for the organization of a chapter
of the order of the Eastern Star.
Officers were elected as follows:
Mrs. John E. Griffith, worthy
matron; E. A. Drake, worthy
patron; Mrs. F. G. Bartlett,
assistant worthy matron. The
name adopted for the chapter was
Madalena. It is reported that a
sufficient number of ladies and
gentlemen have signified their
willingness to join the order to
insure the organization of the
ew Tenuis Court.
Jos. E. Smith has been to
considerable expense to fit up a
tennis court in the yard adjoining
his rooming house at the corner
of Park street and McCutchen
avenue. The court will be for
the use of Mr. Smith's gentlemen
lodgers and their friends. As
soon as the netting arrives
championship talent may be
expected to develop itself in
GoTeraer Oten Eaten npo 111 Second
Term. Reception and Ball.
Miguel A. Otero is inaugurated
Governor of New Mexico today
thus entering upon the duties of
bis second term in that exalted
office. Chief Justice Mills admin
isters the oath of office in the
new capitol building at Santa
A reception and inauguration
ball in honor of Governor and
Mrs. Otero will be held in the
Palace hotel this evening. No
special invitations are issued.
Both reception and bailare public
affairs and citizens generally are
invited to attend.
Uearv Fall of Snow.
A severe snow storm prevailed
over Kansas, Nebraska, and Iowa
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thurs
day, The fall of snow was
heavier than any thathas occurr
ed before for years. Kansas
wheat is thus put in good condi
tion, butstockissutfering because
of not being able to find ucd.
Electricity fur Consumption.
The press dispatches of last
Saturday contained a statement
to the effect that experiments are
being made on an elaborate scale
in London with electricity in the
treatment of consumption and,
further, that remarkable results
have been achieved. This state
ment will lend additional interest
to Doctor J. Kornitzer's article
on the same subject now running
in these columns and recently
published in pamphlet form from
this office.
Card of Thank.
Socorro, N. M., Jan. 30, 1902.
Editor Chieftain:
The poverty of words forbids
me expressing our heartfelt
thanks to the kind ladies of
Socorro for the services and
kindness rendered my wife both
before and after her death.
Although we were strangers in a
strange land, gratitude shall
dwell forever in our hearts.
F. D. IIumiston,
and Family.
Henry YInccnt Dead.
Henry Vincent died i his
home on Park street Sunday
evening, January 26, at 7 o'clock
of pneumonia. Funeral services
were conducted at the church of
San Miguel Tuesday morning.
Mr. Vincent was born in Lyons,
France, abouty sixty years ago.
He came to New Mexico in 1867
and in 1881 to Socorro where he
has since resided.
Appeal to the President.
Admiral Schley's appeal to the
President has just been made
public. The president is asked
to approve Dewey's statement
that Schley was in absolute com
mand at the battle of Santiago
and entitled to the credit for the
victory. Admiral Schley is mak
ing a tour of western cities and
is everywhere received with
Calico Ball.
The Rathbone Sisters will give
a calico ball in the K. of P.
building on the evening of Mon
day, February 10. Admission,
$1.00; supper, consisting of sand
wiches, coffee, and chocolate, 15
cents. The success of all enter
tainments given by the ladies of
this organization is the best
guarantee that there will be a
merry time at this ball.
District Deputy Grand Master
Jas. G. Fitch will dedicate the
new hall of Socorro Lodge No. 9,
A. F. and A. M., in this city
Monday night.' All members are
requested to be present.
C. G. Duncan, E. A. Drake,
Sec'y. W. M.
i .
The Supreme Court Adjourns.
It is expected that the terri
torial supreme court will adjourn
today to meet in adjourned ses
sion the last of March or the first
of April. The docket is about
cleared up.
Episcopal Senlces.
Reverend Joseph McConnell
will conduct services at the
church of the Epiphany tomor
row morning and evening at the
usual hours. You are invited to
Millions Put To Work.
The wonderful activity of the
new century is shown by an
enormous demand for the world's
best workers Dr. King's New
Life Pills. For constipation,
sick headache, biliousness, or any
trouble of stomach, liver or
kidneys they're unrivaled. Only
2Sv at all Druggists.
Bueklen't Arnica Salre.
The best and most famous
compound in the world toconquer
aches and kill pains. Cures cuts,
heals burns and bruises, subdues
inflammation, masters piles.
Millions of boxes sold yearly.
Works wonders in boils, ulcers
felons, skin eruptions. It cures
or no pay. 25c at all Druggists.
Day Trains for Socorro.
It is reported on what seems to
be good authority that the Santa
Fe officials are now preparing a
new iime laoie mat win give
Socorro day passenger service. It
is a bit of wise philosophy which
says that when things get to be
just as bad as they can be any
change is for the better.
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Candies, nuts, oranges and,
apples at Katzenstein's.
pointed postmaster at Polvadera.
Katzenstein has the finest and
freshest line of candies in town.
R. C. Montoya of San Antonio
was a guest at the Windsor Sun
A. F. Katzenstein made a i
business trip to Magdalena this
W. II. Sanders registered at
the Windsor this morning from
Los Angeles.
Doctor L. E. Kittrell went up
to Albuquerque yesterday morn
ing on business bent.
Mrs. John W. Probert has
accepted a position in Katzen
stein's fruit and candy store.
E. G. Hills of San Antonio
writes that stock on the east side
of the river is in fine condition.
Katzenstein has the finest line
of candiei ever brought to So
corro. Come and see for yourself.
Nathan Price gave his friends
a pleasant surprise Wednesday
morning by his arrival in the
It is reported that there is
eighteen inches of snow at
Sullivan's Hole, fifty miles west
of Magdalena.
Miss Anna J. Flynn of Boston,
Mass., arrived in town Tuesday
morning and is now stopping at
the Park house.
Julius Campredon is in town
today from Polvadera where he
is about to close a successful term
of public school.
The School of Mines and the
public schools observed Mc
Kinley's birthday Wednesday by
suspending work.
G. Biavaschi has opened a
meat market at his old stand and
now offers a superior quality of
meat at current prices.
Hon. Dan'l II. McMillan this
week issued an order dismissing
the case of Daniel H. Bailey vs.
Elizabeth Jane Bailey, divorce.
Miss Flora Emig of El Paso
made her Socorro friends a very
brief visit yesterday, arriving
and returning on the same day.
"Uncle Sam" Meek resigned
his position as deputy postmaster
this morning and the position is
now occupied by Conrado A.
W. R. Thomas of Magdalena
called on friends in this city
Wednesday on his way to visit
his mother and sisters in Albuquerque.
S. Marcus, who now holds a
desirable business position with
the Arizona Copper Company at
Clifton, visited friends in thi
city Tuesday.
Wednesday Sheriff Baca arrest
ed a man named J. II. Wilson,
wanted in Socorro country for
attempting to kill a Mexican.
Deming Herald.
Miss Etta Crafton of Las Ve
gas has been in the city this
week on business connected with
her position as stenographer for
the court of Indian claims.
John E. Griffith, Samuel Has-
ton of Sterling, Kansas, and M.
Brace, a mining engineer of Den
ver, drove out to the Lemitar
district yesterday morning .to in
spect some mining property be
longing to Messrs. Griuith and
Mrs. Udo S. Hammel and infant
son arrived in Socorro Monday
trom Magdalena to visit at the
home of Mrs. Hamrael's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Sperling.
Ths Chieftain office now has
a line of ladies' fine stationery
tor sale at a very reasonable
price. Call and examine it if
you want anything in this line.
For ale: One Smith-Premier
typewriter, stand and extras; one
fiat ton desk; one cylinder desk;
one book case; one iron safe; other
office furniture. Apply to J. P.
Miss Pearl Ilelfrich, of Bowling
Green, Ohio, arrived in the city
Wednesday morning and will
remain about a month as the
guest of her cousin, Mrs. O. R.
Attorney Elmer E. Vecder of
Las Vegas arrived in the city
Tuesday morning from the south
on business connected with the
court of Indian depredation
The hearts of Sheriff and Mrs.
Cipriano Baca of Deming were
made glad by the birth of a fine
girl baby at their home Tuesday
morning. The Chieftain extends
Jno. A. Hunter and F. E. Lan-
don are distributing attractive
cards announcing that they have
secured the local agency for
Henry Bosch Co's wall oaoers.
New York and Chicago.
Deputy U. S. Marshal Fred
Fornhoff came in from the western
part of the county Monday having
in charge a man accused of graz
ing sheep on the Gila forest
reserve in violation of law.
The second snowstorm of the
season fell in this vicinity
Wednesday night. The snow
fall amounted to nearly an inch
but has now entirely disappeared
except from the tops of the moun
tains. Samuel Ilaston of Sterling,
Kansas, extensively engaged in
the cattle business, is a visitor
in the city. About a year ago
Mr. Ilaston was temporary re
ceiver for El Capitán Land and
Cattle company.
Abran Abeyta, treasurer and
ex-officio collector of the county
of Socorro, and a well known
merchant in the town of Socor
ro, is a visitor in Santa Fe today
on official and private business.
Santa Fe New Mexican.
J. D. Field of
writes Professor
ing the analysis o
mens of New Mex
ed to contain tin
Mr. Field sends
Wm. Cook, Chas.
Tom Hudson.
Geneva, Ohio,
Jones concern-
f certain speci-
ico ore suppos-
and platinum,
his regsrds to
Sperling, and
Geo. W. Bowman was quite ill
the first of the week with neural
gia of the heart, but is now
recovered. Mrs. Fannie R.Couser,
daughter of Mr. Bowman recently
arrived from Chicago, has also
been confined to her rooms for
some time suffering from neural
gia. Capt. M. Borchert of Albuquer-
?ue, interpreter for the court of
ndian depredation claims, has
been in the city the greater part
of the week on business connected
with his official position. Captain
Borchert visited Socorro often in
her palmy days of twenty years
C. II. Shamel, the young at
torney who recently came to So
corro from Taylorville, III., for
his health, left Thursday morn
ing for the City of Mexico, where
he will remain until late in the
spring. He will then return to
this city for a short time on his
way home.
The condition of the copper
market has caused the shutting
down of several copper smelters
and thus decreased the demand
for coal. Socorro county's coal
mines are still in operation,
however, and it is hoped that
they will be able to pass through
the depression of business with
out shutting down.
Professor F. A. Jones has just
contributed to the School of
Mines cabinet about a dozen
specimens of very rare metals
from various parts of the world.
The cabinet already contains
several hundred typical rock and
mineral specimens of the territory
and is fast becoming one of the
best in the south west. Contribu
tions are always gladly received.
The difference in
cost between an alum
baking powder and
the highest-class
cream of tartar bak-1
ing powder would not
amount for a family's
supply to one dollar
a year.
Dr. Price's is the
standard cream of tar
tar baking powder. It
makes the food de
licious and healthful.
Note. You cannot, if you
value Rood health, afford to
use cheap, low-grade, alum
baking powders. They are
apt to spoil the food : they do
endanger the health. All
physicians will tell you that
alum in food is deleterious.
The Rathbone Sisters initiated
two candidates, Misses Cortesy
and Kiehne, into the mysteries of
their order last night. After the
ceremony a banquet was tendered
the Knights and their ladies and
a few invited guests. The ban
quet was an elaborate one and
greatly enjoyed by all present.
Mrs. Bertha L. IIumiston, wife
of F. D. IIumiston of Scranton,
Iowa, died in this city of con
sumption Thursday morning at
10 o'clock. Deceased came to So
corro for her health several weeks
ago but came so late that neither
climate nor any other agency
could stay the progress of the
disease that finally claimed her
for its victim. She leaves a
husband and two small boys to
mourn her loss. The mother
and an invalid brother of the
diseased had been summoned but
arrived a few hours too late to
be present during the last mo
ments or the daughter's and sis
ter's life. The remains were
shipped north yesterday morn
It It to Reclaim 20,000 Aeres of Qorern
nient Land In Socorro County.
E. W. Brown, a prosperous So
corro county stockman, is making
a survey for a big storage reser
voir 38 miles from San Marcial
near Dripping Springs, Socorro
county. The proposed dam is to
carry an average depth of 25 feet
of water and will cover 650 acres
of ground. It is estimated that
with its help 20,000 acres can be
put under cultivation. The land
to be reclaimed is at present gov
ernment land. The formation is
limestone and it is estimated that
72 hours of rain in a wason will
fill the reservoir. An average of
twelve inches a year n to be fur
nished each of the 20, 0'JO .acres to
be reclaimed. The site i known
as the Hopewell tank. It Is so
peculiarly formed that it will be
possible to construct a part of the
dam now, use it with the water
it stores and add to its capacity
whenever it is convenient. It
will be built in sections in other
words. The site is eight miles
north of the high ridge at tha
north end of the San Andreas
mountains; and the whole of the
water falling into a catchment
basin of seven miles cast and
west by nine miles north and
south is drained into grapevine
basin and would be available for
the proposed reservoir. Santa
Fe New Mexican.
A snap. A 7 room house and 3
acres of land two blocks from the
court house all set in fruit trees,
Apply to J. J. Lccson.
Candies at your own prk at

of Socorro, Jno. II. McCutchen
Clemente Chavez has been ap

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