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'bWlfníff ffTi tipCifiílMi VOL. 20 SOCORRO, NEW MEXICO. SATURDAY, MARCH 22. 1902 NO.40 THE PALACE SALOOii T.TAS fíat beca op.:ncd to the public. The f 0 prictors guarantee ev?ry arti cle thy offer (or tale to be exact! as represented. They have a varied itock of Fine Wines and Liquors. Domestic Cigars. Imported Cigars. Smoking Tobaccoes. Family Trade Solicited. Liles & Torres. NEWS OF THE WEEK. ÜLÍVCl, ífCCb 2D? Sale Stable. ..ALSO.. COAL, CEMENT, LIME, HAY, AND GRAIN. PlAY & YUNKER, Successors to C. T. Brown. A Good ESosstG to Try It traverses 8 territory rich in undeveloped resources ; a territory containing unlimited possibilities for agriculture, horticulture, stock rais ing, mining and manufr.e!uri:i. And last, but not least, it i TSiiJ ScgrIc F2oj:Ig lor Tourists. The Frisco System now offers the traveling public excellent service and test time ct'ícen St. Louis and Kansas Cily and points in Missouri, Kansas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Indian Terri tory, Texas and the Southwest. Bctvaen Kansas City and points in Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, Florida ar.d the Southeast. Between Eirminghcm and Mem phis and points in Kansas, Arksnsa3, Oklahoma, Indian Territory, Texas and the West ami Southwest. Full information as to route and rtt:s cheerfully furnished upon appli cation to any representative cf the Company, or to Cominnvcifil &ulllr.j, G Saint Louis. 1 Tine Cniv:rrAiN r.fiico is now supplied with a Hnu of Indies' fancy stationery. Tho-e who need anything u that line will find it to their adv;ir.ta;re to call. A Summary of Iiiwilniit LveuW Con densed from tlioTros DUpalehcii. Las Vegas is to have a sower system. The ship subsidy bill parsed the Senate Monday. Sierra county has refunded $55, 00(1 into bonds bearing 5 per cent. St. Patrick's day was observed in London more generally than usual. Five inches of snow lay on the ground at Santa Fc Thursday morning. More coal mines nre closed down at Gallup on account of the slight demand for coal. Prince Henry was given a grand ovation on arriving home from his American trip. James R. Garfield, son of the late president, has been o fie rod the appointment of civil service commissioner. St. Joseph, Missouri, parties have taken contract to furnish the British army in South Africa with 12,000 horses. It is reported that the Frisco road is contemplating an exten sion of its line across central New Mexico to San Francisco. Delegate Rodey has introduced a bill, empowering territorial governors to disapprove individ ual items of bills making aj propri aliens. The president has assigned General Funston to the command of the department of Colorado. The department includes New Mexico and Arizona. The northwest has just recov ered from one of the longest snow blockades on record. Traf fic on the Great Northern road was suspended for six days. Seventeen chain manufacturers representing the largest concerns i:i the country have agreed to or ganize a trust with a capital stock of $12,000,000 and advance prices $4 a ton at once. Financial arrangements are completed for the building of the Kansas City, Mexico, and Orient railroad, known as the Stilwell road, and work is in progrrss in Kansas, Texas, and Mexico. A bill will be introduced in the House authorizing the presi dent to negotiate a reciprocity agreement with Cuba granting 20 per cent concessions on all goods until December 1, 1903. The Sheep Breeders' Associa tion of the Gila River Forest Re serve have filed articles of incor poration. The incorporators and directors are Solomon Luna, F. A. llubbell, and Abran Abeyta. General Miles recently asked to be sent to the Philippines and authorized to fight the insurgents as he fought the Indians. Sec retary Root refused the request and was supported by the presi dent. A severe cold wave and storm swept over the northwest Mon day. In Chicago the tempera ture was 4 degrees above zero. In the vicinity of St. Paul sever al people and much stock perish ed from cold. The Antonio Charri (irant. Delegate Rodey should look carefully after the bill now pend ing in congress for the validation of the Mexican land grant claim entitled the Arroyo de San Lor enzo or Antonio Chavez land grant. As heretofore stated in these columns, this claim for 130, 000 acres of public land in So corro county was heard before the United States court of private land claims and rejected, an ap peal was taken to the United States supreme court where the decision of the lower court was upheld. Favorable action in this case would in all likelihood re sult in the reopening of the en tire question of Spanish and Mexican land grants in this ter ritory, now settled by the United States court of private land claims and the United States supreme court after thirteen years of litigation andanexper.se to the government of at least $750,01)0. The New Mexican will have occasion to again refer to this subject. Santa Fe New Mexican. A Woman Kills Wild Cat. Mrs. F. M. Hill, who returned two or three days ago from a vis it with Mrs. James Learning of Magdalena, tells of a good in stance of rifle practice by her hostess. One day some chil dren's attention was attracted by the barking of two or three dogs about a tree. They soon dis covered a wild cat in the tree and reported the fact to the ladies. Rifles were at once brought forth and the first shot by Mrs. Learn ing brought the cat to the ground with a bullet through its brain as dead a bob-cat as ever ravished a hen-roost. Easter Monday Dunce. ' The Rathbone Sisters will give an Easter Monday dance in the Knights of Pythias hall. A card party will be given in the lodge room at the same time for those who do not care. to daucc. Admission to the dance, $1.00; to the card party, 25 cents. Re freshments, 15 cents. Every body is cordially invited to attend. fíase Hall. Sunday was a cool day for base ball enthusiasts, but not cool enough to keep them all at home. A crowd of two or three hundred assembled to see a close gasie finally result in a victory for the Mexican team by a score of 12 to 11. Following is the score by innings: Socorro 0 3 0 0 0 4 4 0 112 Gem City 0 1 0 2 0 6 2 0 Ü 11 It is probable that there will be two games of ball tomorrow, one between the American nine and a "scrub" nine, the other be tween the two regular teams. The first game is scheduled to begin at 1:30 o'clock and promis es no end of sport. The scrub team is composed principally of men who used to know how to play ball and may yet be able to give the youngsters a few points on the game. Besides, they will be togged out in brand new uni forms the like of which has never before "raced the diamond. Subscribe for The Chii-i'Tain. OF HOMO INTEREST. COPY OF GAUGER'S FORM 59. Ouruslwro, h'y.,lJer. i'T, 11)01. tlt'-ri,;l for Smir .Vtxh l)itt. Co. t Hurreln of M J Monarch. Whisky tioionf,l in Honde.tl li'urehouse Jo, 17, of Sour Mash Distg. Co. Path ,r VSK o J u, Nitmheb Insh.xti.in SlimalNo. fi.ai.i.M í S Nf.tWinb o Proof Tax No. Wamk- No. Tax Taiu Mu- '"' Capacity 5 Gallón Gallons (iallont, Boi.sk Stamps Stamps Wake- I ÉS Ó IIOlbK . , A.- .1 I W.2 47 15', A , 31 1.16 3392 ' 33 iPWii 22HXH. j 3 V lo'.; IM i 3 5 1 I j 7 IS VA 4 4 4 4 lo S 5 7 W, V 0 74 3 1 1 I 'nyul 47 I.... M 31 1 339 P3016 2210700 .,. , ! I" I 1J57 j IU.42I ' 1MW ' Kuitu d 011 our Fovni 5 i us delivered to P. N. YUNKER, Socorro, N. M.' Signed CAREY SNODDY, U. S. Gauger. V T Tfff T T 1 Ti 1 1 T T 1 T f 1 f m m t House to rent. Inquire of C. T. Iirown. L. J. Otto of Magdalena regis tered at the Windsor Mondavi Socorn) was visited Thursday by the worst wind and sand stonii of the season. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Medley registered at the Windsor Tues day from Council Rock. Capt. A. D. Fitch was a visit or in the city Tuesday for the first time in two months. Ross McMillan went up to Santa Fe yesterday morning ex pecting to return tomorrow. Hon. II. I. Fergusson was in the city Monday on professional business before circuit court. Don Luciano Chavez, the mer chant of Polvadcra, was in the city on private business Sunday. Mrs. M. Loewetistein was quite ill the first of the week but at last reports was considerably im proved. Miss Ksma Ilruton came up from the Drutou ranch Thursday to visit relatives and friends in Socorro. George Thorpe of Kelly, a former student at the School of Mines, called on friends in the city Tuesday. A dance at the K. of P. hall last nignt was attended by a small number of people but was mucli eniocd. C. II. Klmendorf, the principal stockholder in the Red River Cattle company, was among the guests in the city Monday. Mrs. Homer Hill had the mis fortune to be badly stung on the face and arms yesterday while trying to hive some bees. Five inches of snow in Santa Fe and peach trees in full bloom in Socorro, such were the con ditions Thursday morning. P. N. Yunker says that he sells absolutely the best whiskey that can be had in Socorro, and there are many who agree with him. Mrs. II. F. Bowman of Las Vegas will spend Faster week at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. K. Howell of this city. Attorney R. K. Lund of White Oaks was one of the visiting at torneys in attendance upon cir cuit court the first of the week. Jno. V. Morrison of Rito (Jue mado, foreman for the Red River Cattle company, was in town Mon-Iay on business for the com pany. Professor Chas. Mills, quite well known iu Socorro, has been elected head of the department of mechanics at the Agricultural College. Hon. II. O. Uursum made a brief visit in Socorro Thursday on his way home from looking after his sheep interests near San Antonio. Tomorrow is Palm Sunday. The day will be observed by the members of the church of San Miguel by the usual procession around the plaza. Mr. and Mrs. Simon Stern of Albuquerque were called to So corro Monday morning on ac count of the serious illness of Mrs. M. Loewetistein. Lorenzo P. Garcia returned Thursday from a visit in Magda lena. He reported high winds in the mountain town but not so much dust as in Socorro. A considerable mnnlior of citi zens visited the armory Sunday to see Company II drill. All were agreed that the company is making excellent progress. John D. W. Veeder and Rimer E. Veeder of the firm of Veeder & Veeder, attorneys-at-law, Las Vegas, were in the city Wednes day on professional business. Nathan Price arrived in town Sunday and spent three or four days with relatives and friends. He had recently returned from a business trip to the city of Mex ico. . Miss Mary Wickham arrived at the home of her parents in this city Tuesday morning from Craig, Arizona, vhere she had been teaching school for several months. Attorney W. E. Kelley has been out of town a good deal of late visiting the cities of the ter ritory in his capacity as Grand Master of the Odd Fellows or ganization of the territory. There will be Easter services at the Presbyterian church. Special music including a quar tet by excellent voices has been prepared for the occasion. Everybody is invited to attend. A. D. Coon and other fruit growers of this vicinity report fruit still safe. Appies and peaches had not advanced far enough to be at all injured by the cool nights of the first of the week. J. A. Deal of Albuquerque was in town three or four days this week representing the interests of the Citizen. He did a satisfac tory amount of business for the excellent journal that he repre sents. District Attorney Geo. W. Prichard was in attendance upon circuit court the first of the week in his official capacity. Mr. Prichard is well spoken of for his zeal in the discharge of his official duties. It is rumored that the city au thorities contemplate stopping the playing of base ball on Sun day. It is to be hoped that there is no law compelling such action, for a ball game on Sunday has a great deal to commend it. Mr. and Mrs. M. W. Philips departed Wednesday morning for their home in West Union, Iowa. During their short stay in Socorro Mr. and Mrs. Philips won the profound respect of all with whom they came in contact. A. Mayer's black e3'e was caus ed by the fact that while he was helping to initiate Doctor Swisher into the mysteries of the Knights of Pythias order the goat got gay. Now don't ask any more fool questions. The Albuquerque Citizen of today, weekly edition, is to con tain one page devoted exclusive ly to Socorro county, Socorro, and the School of Mines. Sev eral hundred copies have been sold in this city and vicinity. Court Stenographer Earl E. Sidebottom of Santa Fe was in town the first of the week in at tendance upon court. He stated that work on the Santa Fe Cen tral would soon be begun at three points along the line and pushed vigorously. Miss Ruby Perry has received an invitation to the marriage of Dr. F. L. Coates to Miss Jessie Blanche Chipley at the home of of the bride's parents in Denver, April 2. Doctor Coates visited Socorro five or six years ago and became well and favorable known here. Hon. and Mrs. Dau'l II. Mc Millan arrived in the city Mon day morning and remained until Wednesday noon. On their re turn to Santa Fe they were ac companied by their son M. K. McMillan who had been in So corro several days as a guest of his brother Ross. Doctor C. R. Keyes of Des- Moines, Iowa, was in the city yesterday. Doctor Keyes ij one of the foremost geologists of the country. He was at one time state geologist of Missouri. The Doctor is visiting the Magda' lena mining camp today and will spend a day or two more in So corro before his return home. Mrs. James G. Fitch enter tained a large number of her lady friends very pleasantly Tuesday afternoon at her home on McCutchen avenue. Progres sive high five was a feature of the occasion, Mrs. I . G. liartlett being awarded first prize and Mrs. Chas. Sperling triumphant ly carrying oil the consolation prize. Delicate refreshments were served and a profusion of cut Ilowers added to the attract lveness of the decorations. Mrs. C. E. VanDeusen, of Kil bourn, Wis., was afflicted with stomach trouble and constipation for a long time. rhe says, ' have tried many preparations but none have done ine the good that Chamberlain s Stomach and Liver Tablets " have." These tablets are for sale at A. E. How ell's, Socorro; W. M. Borrowdale, Magdalena. Price, 25 cents. Samples free. ÍFiic Cr;3 tóisíTsiiai Po?;íor '1DU: cm i ir n?f A wmnTr '-rdJ P!;!issl Wcr.crí, Vícrld'a Felr C:!cJ lUiil, K!dy.'!n9r Fair CIRCUIT COURT. Much Unship. Transacted In di am he ra Willi MculnesM und DUpuU h. Hon. Dan'l H. McMillan, Judge of the Fifth Judicial Dis trict, arrivd in Socorro Monday morning for the purpose of dis posing of such business as might require his attention. Three busy days were devoted to court business in chambers during1 which time cases were disposed of as follows: Santa Fe Pacific Railroad Co. vs. the Hoard of County Commis sioners of Socorro County; an ex cessive and illegal levy of one mill on plaintiff's property in So corro county was ordered abated. J. W. Jones &Co. vs. Theodore W. Wilson, account; judgment rendered for plaintiff in the sum of $(.06.72. Mammie Rice vs. William T. Rice, divorce; W. S. George was. appointed examiner to take evi dence ior plaintiu. Jonathan 1'. Worrell vs. Grand Ledge Mining Co., also same vs. J. M. Kennedy ct al; dismissed on motion of plaintiff. Josefita Garcia de Brown vs. Robert Lee Brown, divorce; II. II. Howard appoiutcd examiner to take testimony. Territory of New Mexico vs. Delinquent Tax Payers of Socor ro County; ordered that on pay ment of $150 by the administra tor of the estate of A. B. Ely, de ceased, the same shall be accept ed in full satisfaction of taxes. for the years 1S'J4 to 1S99 inclus ive. George Parker vs. City of So corro; judgment was rendered in favor of the plaintiff for $931.11 unpaid cupons and interest. 1 erntory of New Mexico vs. G. C. Downing ct al., action on forfeiture of bond; the clerk waa ordered to issue an alias scire facias returnable at the May, 1902 term of court. Same vs. Delinquent Tax List of Socorro County for the years 1H')3 to 18'XS inclusive; former judgments were set aside and new judgments were entered against the property of Chase Bros. & Fulsom in the city of Socorro to the amount of $200. Also, judgment against the prop tv of Warner Fobes and Alan lobes in the city of Socorro for taxes for 1'iOl was set aside. Also, judgment was rendered agains the property of Robert E. Montgomery in Socorro for taxes for the year l'JOl amounting to $20.04. Francisca G. Towle vs. Abran Abeyta; Ruby Berry was appoint ed special examiner to take ad ditional testimony. Territory of New Mexico vs. Delinquent Tax list; judgment vs Jordan Rogers for taxes for 1S')1, $100.44, set aside. Orders were made in eight or ten Lincoln county cases and in one United States case. Bills were allowed as follows; District Clerk John E. Griffith, $18.50 from the general fund of Socorro county for making trans cript; Nestor 1. Eaton, $21 from the Socorro county court fund for services as court interpreter; So corro County Publishing Co., $21.25 from the same fund for printing blanks; Win, E. Kelley, $135 from same fund for fees and Gxpein.-s as special district at torney. C. T, Brown has just received a consignn-eiit of fine Navajo blankets. Anybody wanting to buy will do well to call at the? Buckeye oiike, opposite thta Wind'.or hotel. .' nd examine (hi sbuk.