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Util o VOL. 25 SOCORRO. NEW MEXICO. SATURDAY. MAY 18. 1907 NO. 46 jCjLÍ í 'í; ÍÍÍ Y- V. X. TWO WOMEN WILL HANG Mrs. Francisco Madrid and Anna Lyons Found Guilty of Poison ing Former Husband. SIERRA COUNTY MURDRESSES Judge Parker Pronounces Bontpnr And Fixos Date of Execution' for Juno 7. One of the most in famous crimes in the annals ! New Mexico was that of tin- n;ur.:T of Pedro Madrid, n prosperous ranchman of Sierra vtiniy, last spring by the admini-u -ring of rat poison. Madrid's wile and a negress participad d in the crime. They were tried U-fore Judge Parker at Hillsboio last week. On Friday thev were found guilty of murder in the first degree and sentenced to be hanged June 7. According ; to latest report the two women are very much unconcerned over their impending fate, and little sympathy is felt for them in Sierra county. The story of the crime is told in the following special dispatch from . Jlillsboro to the Santa Fe New Mexican: After a brief trial Mrs. Fran cisca Madrid and Anna Lyons, a negress, employed in the Madrid household as a servant, were found guilt of murder in the first degree yesterday by a jury in the district court in session here and presided over by Judge Frank W. Parker. The court immediately pronounced sen tence on the prisoners, fixing the penalty at death by hanging and the time for the execution June 7th . next. Antonio Alarid, charged with being an accom plice in the crime, was not tried at this term of court, but his case was continued until the November term. The crime for which the two women, must hang, was one of the most brutal in the annals of the county. Pedro Madrid, . a prosperous ranchman, died suddenly one day in March last, ?oon after' partaking of his breakfast. His sudden death aroused the suspicions of the district attorney and a post mortem examination revealed the fact that he had died from poisoning. His wife and a negro cook, Anna Lyons, were arrested and the colored woman confessed to the officers that she had seen Mrs. Madrid put a quantity of rough on rats in her husband's coffee. She further confessed to the fact that she had pur chased the poison at a local drug store at the request of her mistress. The prosecution was conducted by District Attorney Wolford, who was assisted by Attorney Klfego Baca, a well known crimi nal lawyer of Albuquerque. Catarrah Cannot be Cured. with local applications, as they cannot reach the seat of the dis ease. Catarrh is a blood or constitutional disease, and in order to cure it you must take internal remedies. ' Hall's Catar rh Cure is taken internally, and acts directly on the blood and mucous surfaces. Hall's Catarrh Cure is not a quack medicine. It was prescribed by one of the best physicians in this country for years and is a regular pres cription. It is composed of the , best tonics known, combined with the best blood purifiers. acting directly on the mucous surfaces. The perfect com bination of the two ingredients is what produces such wonderful results in curing Catarrh. Send for testimonials free. F. J. Chkney & Co., Props., Toledo, O. Sold by Druggists, price 75. Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation. Hon. and Mrs. W. E. Martin returned Wednesday morning from Hillsboro, where Mr. Mar tin was in attendance upon the district court in his official ca pacity as clerk of the third ju dicial district. He remained at home only until this morning and then went down to Deming to attend the. regular tern? of district court for Luna county PROBATE COURT PROCEEDINGS Judge Domingo Baca Pasees upon Many Matters of Importance. At a regular term of the pro bate court for Socorro county held at the court house in this city beginning May (, there were present Domingo Baca, probate judge; K. II. Sweet, pro-bat.- clerk, by Jose Antonio Tor res, deputy; A. C. Abeytia, sher ilf. l : C. Abevta, deputy; and K. S. Stapleton, interpreter. The court advised Claudio Ta foya. a ;-vnt for Rita J. Tafova, that it would take no further action in the estate of Calletano Tafoya, deceased, for the reason that Kita J. Tafoya, who had been confirmed as administratrix of said estate, had died before qualifying. Hearing upon the final report of Luis Montarlo, administrator of the estate of Juan Gurulc, ' was continued until the next reg ular term of the court. The report of II. M. Dougher ty and P. J. Savage, executors of the estate of John F. Cook, deceased, was approved. The distribution of moneys by William F. Findley, administra tor of the estate of Frank M. Dodds, deceased, was approved and the administrator's bonds men were discharged. Dario Gonzales and Jose Cal istro Montoya -were appointed administrators in the estate of Barbara G. dc Trujillo, de ceased. The last will and testament of Pedro Ortega, deceased, was ap proved and Anastacia G. Ortega was appointed administratrix of the estate. Dora Kennedy was appointed administratrix of the estate of John Kennedy, deceased. Claudio Tafoya was appointed administrator of the estate of Kita Jaramillo de Tafoya. ' The first day of the next regular term of the court, being the ficst Monday of-Jly4 -1907? was fixed as the time of hearing the final report of Juliana Padilla de Chavez, administra trix of the estate of. Jose de la Luz Chavez, deceased. The final report of Ensebio Garcia, ' administrator of , tie estate of Andres Garcia, deceased, was approved and the adminis trator was discharged. The first day of the next regular term of the court, being the first Monday of July, was fixed as the date for the heart. ing of the final report of Juan Ü. Gallegos, administrator of the estate of Librada Sedillo de Gallegos, deceased. The same action was taken with respect to the final report of Chas. Keinken. administrator of the estate of Bernard Keinken, deceased.' The final report of Juan Montoya, administrator of ' the estate Francisco Griego, deceas ed, was approved and the ad ministrator was discharged. Max II. Montoya was ' ap pointed administrator of the estate of Estanislao Montoyo, deceased. The bond of Manuel A.. Vigil, guardian of the minor children of Leandro Pino, was approved. Kicardo Pino was removed as guardian of Deciderio Pino, a minor, and Vicente C. Pino was appointed in his stead. IN THE CABALLO MOUNTAINS Paul A. Larsh Tells of Thriving Con ditions in Mining down There. Paul Larsh, of Engle, who is at the Alvarado, said in regard to the mining conditions in the Caballo mounted district: "Things are very active in mining now. We are having trouble about shipping; we can't get cars; traffic is congest" ed. The Southwest Lead & Coal company which I represent is shipping two or three carloads of lead concentrates every week. The prospects in the Negra mountains are lively also. Lots of money is being spent all through that country in de velopment work," Albuquerque Citizen. Some complimentary copies of The Chieftain are sent o-it today. If those to whom they fare sent care to subscribe for the paper, their subscriptions will be gladly received; but no bills will be sent for copies not ordered. THE NEWS OF THE WEEK! Comlcnsod and Classified From Pross Dispatches for the Benefit of Busy Readers. FOREIGN, NATIONAL, TERRITORIAL Such Things as Every . Intelligent Citizen of New Mexico Ought to Know. The Chieftain oresents the news of the week condensed and classi fied as follows: NATIONAL. Killing frosts prevailed over central and western Nebraska Tuesday night. A.KansasCity ice trust hasjust been fined $28,000 for forming a lool to boost prices. ' It is expected that the jury in the Haywood trial at .Boise, Idaho, will be completed today. The end of the street car strike in San I rancisco is in sight. An agreement has practi cally been reached. President and Mrs. Roosevelt and their son Archie are taking a few days outing at Pine Knot, Mrs. Roosevelt's country home. There has been frenzied trading in the wheat market this week. Reports of unfavorable weather conditions have sent the price of wheat up to the dollar mark. The submarine boat Octopus went down in the harbor of Newport Wednesday night and remained under water twenty four hours. The occupants ex perienced no discomfort. William E. Corey, president of the steel trust, nl Mabel Gil man, the actress, were married in New York Tuesday morning. The gropm's gift to the bride was a , million dollar estate in rFrahce. Abraham Reuf has pleaded guilty to the charge of extortion under which he and Mayor Schmidt are now being tried 1 in San Francisco. The case has attracted national attention and sensational developments are ex pected. Thirty-two Shriners lost their lives in a railroad wreck at Honda, California, last Saturday, while on their way from Los Angeles to San Francisco. The verdict of the coroner's jury said that the wreck was caused by defective equipment. The governor of Oklahoma has been enjoined from issuing a proclamation calling on election for the adoption of the constitu tion formed and from electing state officials of the new state of Oklahoma on account of many defects in the constitution. . , , The' famous case of the state of Kansas vs. the state of Colo rado, by which the former sought to have the latter enjoined from diverting the waters of the Ar kansas river for irrigation pur poses, was dismissed by the United States supreme court Monday. The deadlock in the Wiscon sin legislature was broken Thursday night by the election former Congressman Isaac Ste phenson to the United States senate to succeed John C. Spoon er, resigned. The final vote was Stephenson, 54; Esch, 23; Hat- ten, 19; scattering, 3. TERRITORIAL. Santa Fe is to have a baseball park. The finishing touches are be ing put on the Belen cut-off. Antonio Alarid. rtrobate iudi'e of Santa Fe county, died Wednes day. There are rumors cf rich gold discoveries in the Sandia mountains. There is great mining activity in Grant county- The Burro mountain district is developing greatly. The New Mexico department of the Grand Army of the Re public held its twenty-fourth annual re-union in Las Vegas this week. The cattlemen of the Jornada del Muerto are arranging to ship 5,000 head of cattle from Hincón to the Kansas City and Chicago markets. GRIMES IS RECAPTURED Eacapod from the Penitentiary While Serving a Seven Years' Sentence for Burglary. WAS ARRESTED IN SOCORRO Two Tears Ago on the Charge of Safe Blowing and Burglary. Sensa tional' Escape. After almost a year of liberty, during which time lie has been up to his old tricks of safeblow ing and burglary. James Grimes, known al Convict No. 1046 at the Territorial penitentiary, who escaped on May 31, 1906, while serving a seven years' sentence for burglary and safe cracking, has been re-captured 'at Clav Center, Kansas, says the Santa Fe New Mexicans ; , i l BKLIEVKD To' bB "YKGGMAN.T Grimes is classed in the cate gory of crii-je as a "yeggman." lie was arrested two years' ago at Socorro on charge of safe-blowing and burglary, was tried, con victed and sentenced to serve seven years in the Territorial penitentiary. He commenced to serve this sentence on December 22, 1904. SENSATIONAL ESCAPE FROM PRISON The escape of Grimes from the Territorial penitentiary was carefully planned and successful ly executed. The convict per suaded several of his fellow prisoners while they were en gaged in loading a railroad car with brick for shipment 1 to "wall" him in. Concealing him self in the car, the other prisoners built a wall about him and when the car was loaded, it was pushed outside the walls, attached to an outgoing freight train and Grimes succeeded in making good his escape. A year ago it was believed i he liad beero re-ctpmred" irr Oklahov nix, but upon investigation it was found that the man ' arrested there was not Grimes. I The re-capture of the escaped convict isa very important one, and reflects great credit upon the Kansas officers, as he is con sidered one of the most danger ous crooks in the country. TO TESTIFY IN THE BURSUM CASE Arthur Trelford, Superintendent of the Penitentiary, Has Been Subpoenaed. Traveling Auditor Charles V. Safford, referee in the case of II. O. Bursum, former superin tendent of the Territorial peni tentiary, versus the Territory of New Mexico, this morning issued a, subpoena directed to Arthur Trelford, superintendent of the Territorial penitentiary, com manding the latter to appear be fore him at 2 o'clock with certain account books and records of the penitentiary to be used by the referee in the investigation : to be made of them and for evi dence in the case. Santa Fe New Mexico. Marriage Licenses Issued. Marriage licenses have recently been issued in the office of Pro bate Clerk 1$. II. Sweet to the following named persons: Daniel Molina, aged 39 years, and Ksperidiona Gózales, aged 36 years, both of Socorro. Seferino M. Garcia, aged '42 years, of San Antonio and Caro lina Abalos, aged 22 years, of Han Marcial Jose Anaya, aged 29 years, and Telesfora Anaya, aged 22 years, both of San Antonio. . Jesus Garcia, aged 23 years, and Antonia Gutierrez, aged 23 years, both of Valverde. ' Valentin Anaya, aged 21 years', arid Carmel Baca, aged 15 years, both of San Antonio. 1 Manuel Martinez i aged 21 years, and Jeney Bréales, aged 19 years, both of San Marcial. Jose E. Torres treasurer and ex-officio collector of Socorrp County, was a visitor in the city yesterday. He came to1 see a son who is a student at St. Michael's College and a daugh ter, who is a pupil at the Loretto Academy. Both are doing nicely at these educational in stitutions. New Mexican. ADDITIONAL LOCALS There will be no services at the Episcopal church tomorrow. The finest moving pictures you ever saw at the opera houe tonight. Buv tickets at Lecson's for the moving picture show at the opera house tonight. L. R. Bahcock of Kelly was a business visitor in Socorro Thursday. Whorley's photo tent will lie open for work through the June term of court. i Mrs. C. T. Crown will visit the Jamestown exposition some time during the summer. Max II. Montoya of Sin An tonio was registered among the guests of the Winkler hotel Thursday. Wolf & Wilson's moving pic ture show at the oeru house tonight. Everything new and up to date. Mrs. J. J.' Lee so ii has been irt Albuquerque this week, a guest In the home of her daughter, Mrs. A. L. Mitchell. The ladies of the Episcopal Guild will give an ice cream social in the park Thursday evening, June ft. Prof. R. V. Smith and family went out to Magdalena yester day morning... Professor Smith was called on business. " A special meeting of the City Improvement association is call ed to meet at Mrs. Hilton's drug store.Thursday evening. P. N. Yunker is improving his hotel and saloon property on the east side of the plaza by having a veranda built in front of it. Attorney II. 5 M. Dougherty and family are contemplating a vacation in southern California sometime during the summer. The Park Itouse was re-opened Sunday-4wuUf the proprietorship of Frd. Bockeler & Co. and has been doing un excellent business. Landlord J. M. Allen and daughter of Magdalena were i in Socorro Tuesday morning. They stopped at the Winkler hotel. Wanted, tennis to haul lumber from Hughes' naw mill to Kelly, N. M. Apply to W. II. Hughes or Becker-Blackwell company, Mag dalena. John Mclntyre of the Allaire, Mclntvre mercantile company of San Antonio was, in the city Monday, a guest at the Winkler hotel. . E. A. Clemens registered at the Winkler hutel this morning on his way home from a five days' business visit in Albu querque, f Wednesday ".morning at 4 o'clock, Mrs. .Catalina. Pino Gonzales, wife of Manuel Gonzales, died ' at her parents' residence in Escondida. Fashionable dressmaking. Satisfaction guaranteed. Mrs. R. C. Jackson, phone No. 9, at the Nathan . Hall residence. Clothes cleaned and pressed. The School of Mines com mencement bait will be given in the assembly room of the main building next . J' nday evening. A general invitation is extended. District Attorney II. A. Wolford made ' Socorro a short visit Wednesday. Mr. Wolford's errand was to set cases for trial at the approaching term of court. A. D. Coon received a tele' gram Sunday from Mrs. M. E Rose at Luna. Ulno, saying that a sister of hers. Miss Lu cinda Carlin, had just died at the age of eighty-nine years. Col. W. C. Wetherill of Den ver and Prof. Arthur Thacher of Washington University, St. Louis, arrived in Socorro the first of the week.on their way to the Magdalena district on mm ing business,., F. II. Gregg -was a visitor in Socorro Tuesday, from Magda' lena. Mr. Gregg, is reported to have resigned vliis position as manager for the Graphic com pany to give his attention to his private interests. He will leave in a few days for business visit of length in Mexico. considerable THE SCHOOL OF MINES Close or Ono or the Most Sueco; sful Yeara in tho History of tho . Institution. PROSPECTS ARE VERY BRIGHT Next Tear Will Doubtless Witnes Orest Improvement in All De partments of Work. The Nw Mexico School of Mines practically closes this week one of the most successful years in the history of the insti tution. This statement- holds true, no matter by what stand ard the condition of an education al institution is judged. The mi in Irt of young men engaged in the strictly collegiate technical work of the School of Mines this year has l-en larger than ever before, and the number of stud ents in the preparatory depart ment lias Im'cii lullv up to the average. 1 lie grade of advance ment of the students in the various technical departments has been fully up to average of former years, and the character of the work done has been as good as that any other institution of the kind in the land. In these re spects conditions at New Mexico's School of Mines this year have been very satisfactory. In regard to the future, the prospects are very bright. A good many of the students in at tendance at the School this year have already signified their in tention of returning, and, besides. President Noble has even at this early date received a good many letters of inquiry from prospec tive students. The new catalogue will be received from the press shortly, and the distribution of copies of this publication will aid materially in attracting attention to the institution and bringing new students. There is every possible imlieirtiiMi that th num ber of students next year will show a marked increase over that of the year just closing. But perhaps the most encourag ing feature in the prositects of the School of Mines is the pro posed dormitory for students. Such a building has long been recognized as one of the most urgent needs of the institution. When this need is supplied it will be possible for students to get board and lodging at a cost much below present figures, and for young men who are reliant upon their own resource this is a matter of very grave consider ation. The thirty-seventh legis lative assembly generously ap propriated fifteen thousand dol lars for permanent improvements at the School of Mines and this sum will doubtless be expended in the erection of a building to be used for dormitory purposes and, possibly, for the accomoda tion of the preparatory depart ment. All this will enable the School of Mines to compete with other educational institutions, both at home and abroad in a way in which it has not been able to compete with them heretofore. Another feature of the situa tion with respect to the School , of Mines that promises much for the prosperity of the institution is the fact that every living graduate of the School is now occupying a lucrative position and is doing excellent work. From Arizona and Mexico es pecially come flattering reports in this regard. Many non graduate students are adding the influence of their good work to that of the graduates. This is an influence that is permanent and cumulative, one of the most powerful, i i fact, that can con tribute to the prosH-rity of the institution. All citizens of Socorro and vi cinity, and especially all old soldiers, are cordially invited to take part in the Memorial Day observances which will be con ducted under the auspices of the City Improvement association. Conveyance from the city to the cemeteries and return will be provided for the old soldiers:.. It is hoped that everybody will turn out so that Socorro may ob serve Memorial Day in a man ner worthy of the name. Subscribe for The Chieftain. if I ! Í ; i f ) 7t - - -- '