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PUBLISHED BY OCORRQ COUNTY PUBUSHINQ CO. K. A. DRAKE Editor. Entered at Socorro Postofliee as second clan mail matter. TEKMS OF SUBSCRIPTION. (Strictly In advance.) One year. . . 12 00 Six month. 1 00 OFFICIAL PAPER OP SOCORRO COÜHTT. SATURDAY, APRIL IK, 190S. Dkmocratic sentiment in the territory is strongly in favor of aain setting Mr. Larrazolo up to Ik: bowled over. Strange as it tnav seem, Mr. Larrazolo is willing. So the democrats are going to have a five months' campaign, eh? What a waste of time! Why, it won't take them the half of five months to spoil all chances they now fondly believe thev have of winning. If Delegate Andrews is renom inated his record as delegate in congress has Wen such that he should receive and will receive the loyal support of every rea' republican newspaper in New Mexico. Whether he is to be renominated or not remains for a republican convention to deter mine. Thk fact that work was begun on the electric light and power plant the first of the week signi fies that the plant will be in operation by the middle of June. Kverybody is convinced that it would be difficult to suggest an improvement of greater import ance to Socorro at the present time. In the plain between the So corro and the Magdalena ranges land for homes for ten thousand people is awaiting the plow and the harrow. If that entire plain should be put under a high state of cultivation within the next score of years, that would not be a greater miracle than some that are wrought every day. Thk democratic central com mittee at their session in Santa Ke last week placed New Mexico democracy squarely on record for Mr. Iiryan. The committee did well. Hut Mr. IJryan will need the votes of the New Mexico del egation to nominate him and he will need many a hundred thou sand more votes than he will get to elect him. I'komisknt democrats of New Mexico are already expressing grave concern, if not anxiety, over the probable result of Gov ernor Curry's exercise of his well known skill in the political bat tle soon to open. Nobody knows better than the governor's form er political associates do that fear of his consummate political strategy is always in order from his opponents. Socokko has suffered much from fire and flood and earth quake, but for the last twenty years there has not been a time when her business men were as confident as they now' are that the (Jem City's fortunes are changing for the' better. Socor ro has improved greatly in the last few months and stillgreater improvements are now in pro gress and prospect. Thk oil trust must be disgorg ing a trifle of its ill-gotten gains in an effort to make it appear that it is not so black as it is painted. Somebody lias discov ered that the infamous concern once refrained from devouring the substance of a competitor, and that fact is heralded as an overwhelming evidence that the trust is. after all, a benificent institution. Of course nothing is said of the thousands ot , com petitor that the trust has ruin ed with as little compunction as a shark shows in gulping down its prey. Since that meeting of their central committee in Santa Fe last week the democrats of the territory are again dreaming dreams and seeing visions. They have already carried New Mexico for democracy though election dav is still six months in the future. That is the usual democratic way. But after elec tion is over and the votes are counted our friends the enemy will be awakened from their trance to a realization of the fact that New Mexico is still safely and soundly republican. Then will be heard the oft-repeated outcry concerning fraud and corruption, for that, too, is the usual democratic way. All this is but history, and history repeats itself. Socokko can well afford to be amused at the monkey and par rot time some of her neighbors recently had over the matter of a city election. Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Las Vegas, and some of the rest of them had a merry row on their hands and there were charges and counter char ges enough of a certain sort to indicate that the government of those cities has not been just what it ought to have been. So corro had no trouble of that sort at her election last week. Under the administration of Mayor Hursum and the present city council Socorro's city gov ernment for the last two years could hardly be improved upon. There have been a few trifling complaints, to be sure, as there would be under any circum stances whatever, but the city's finances have been well manag ed, many public improvements have been made, and there has been such general satisfaction with the conduct of affairs that even the democrats gave the re publican ticket last week the en dorsement of not putting out a ticket against it. Socorro is in condition to view the political troubles of her neighbors with perfect complacency. Death Was on His Heels. Jesse P. Morris, of Skippers, Va., had a close call in the spring of V)0(. He says: "An attack of pneumonia left me so weak and with such a fearful cough that my friends declared con sumption had me, and death was on my heels. Then I was per suaded to trv Dr. King's New Discovery. It helped me imme diately, and after taking two and a half bottles I was a well man again. I found out that New Discovery is the best reme dy for coughs and lung disease in all the world." Sold under guarantee by all druggists. 50c and $1.00. Trial bottle free. Kind Deed. At a meeting of a band of Merer class in a small town near Denver each child relates the kind deed he or she has recently done. One day the teacher ask ed little Kmily to relate the kind deed she had done. She quickly rose and said: "I took o IT a tin can tied to a little dog's tail." The teacher asked: "Did you know who tied it on?" "Yes," replied Kmily, with hesitation. "I didn't know any kind deed to report, so I tied it on so that I could take it off." He Oot What He Needed. "Nine years ago it looked as if my time had come," says Mr. C. Farthing, of Mill Crrk, Ind. Ter. "I wis so run down that life hung on a very slender thread it was then my druggist recommended Klectric Bitters. I bought a bottle and I got what I deeded strength. I had one foot in the grave, but Klectric Bitters put it back on the turf again, and I've been well ever since." Sold under guarantee by all druggists. 50c. Cow ponies and work horses for sale. Apply to F. Fischer. So corro, N. M. Oats, oats, oafs for sale at Geo. K.Cook's livery stable. Cores "Woman" Weaknesses. We refer to that boon to weak, nervous, suffering women known a Dr. l'lerce'i Favorite rrescrlptlon. . Ir. John i'jtn one of the Editorial Staff of Tnc Eclectic Mudical Kkvirw nays of Unicorn root UeUmUui lHileii) which la one of the chief Ingredient of the Fa vorite Prescription : A rrmftdr which Invariably acts a a uter ine Invlgorator nial for normal ac tivity of the entire tvtndurtlve aytti-m." lie continue "In llelonlaa we have a nnill. a tnent which more fully answer the altura liumoM tlxtn any olhrr -Irua vilh vhich an oroiuioiovl In tti treatment of dlwaws pe culiar to women It I W'ltlom that a raw la wn which duns not prewnt some Indication for thl remedial wcnL" Dr. Kyfa further aya: "The following are amona the leading Indications for iielonlai (Unicorn root). I'aln or tachín In the bark, with leurorfho i atonte (weak) condltW.flxof the reproductive organ ot Alomen, mentí, drprewlon and Ir ritability. aWs-lated wltl)clironlc dlaeaws of lb reprodil live (trian of women; conn ant enaattun Jl heat In the reflon ot the kid naya: oienrrtiaa-ls (flooding), due to a weak ened conitW-n ofthe reproductive aystem; amenoyTi(X avyreed ur absent monthly perlod.áV.irTívTronri or accompanying an abnoamjll condition of the digestive organ and kpmc I thin blood) habit) dragging eenMon to the extreme lower part of tbe Aitftimien J( more or tc of th ahove symptoms iff' tT''lu. no In v. -11111 Jiiinua ran .hi Better "Uitui ttko Dr. Pierce a "Favorit'7 l'rt-rriptlnftrlifl b IHB icaumg ItigrtUi enUol wniiM Is Unicorn mot, or Lieiouias, and the medical properties of which It Most faithfully represent. Of Oolileu Seal root, another prominent Ingredient of "Favorite Prescription," Prof. Flnloy Elllngwood, M. I)., of Iti-n-Dett Modlcal College, Chicago, says: "It la an Important remedy In disorder of the womb. In all catarrhal condition and general enfeelilement. It In useful." Prof. John M. Scndilcr, M. 1)., late of Cincinnati, aya of (Joltlcn Heal root : "In relation to Its -encral effect on the, ayatem, thrre ' no mrittrUir tri um alxnit v hli h thert U Kirh uvn'rnl unanimff of oftntim. It Ik unlcerwitli regarded as the tonic useful In all debilitated tit ates." Prof. It. It-irtholow, M. I., of Jefferson Medical College, says of (lolden Seal : "Valuable In uterine hemorrhage, menor rhagla (flillng) anil congestive djMiicnor-rliu-a (painful nienatruatlon)." )r. Pierce 'a Favorite. Prescription faith fully represent all the above named I n S milenta and cures the diseases tor which iiuT are recomtnuudod, It Bid the Bueineaa. During the equestrian per formance a number of ladies in the front stood up, thus obstruct ing the view of those persons who were seated. In vain were they collectively requested to sit down, till at last a happy thought occurred to one of the sufferers. He called out, in measured tones: "Will the pret ty lady in front kindly sit down," whereupon about 50 old women briskly seated themselves. A Twenty Tear Sentence. "I have just completed a twen ty year health sentence, imposed by Bucklen's Arnica Salve, which cured me of bleeding piles just twenty years ago," writes O. S. Woolever, of LeKaysville, N. Y. liucklen's Arnica Salve heals the worst sores, boils, burns, wounds and cuts in the shortest time. 25c at all drug gists. We have a longing to hear about things that are right; we hear so much about things that are wrong. Plenty of Trouble, is caused by stagnation of the liver and lx)wels. To get rid of it and headache and biliousness and the poison that brings jaun dice, take Dr. King's New Life Dills, the reliable purifiers that do the work without grinding or griping 25c. at all druggists. Although the woman behind the broom doesn't draw a large salarv. she raises a lot of dust. Pressing Down Pains are a alga of serious km lie com plaint, that should have Immediate attention. II yoa begla la time, yo cao generally treat yourself at borne, without the need ol consulting a phyUian, by the regular use of Cirdul, the wcll-knowa remedy for women's ills. Composed of purely vegetable and perfectly harmless medicinal l.igredicnta, being, besides, a gen tie, non-Intoxicating, strengthen ing tonic, WOMAN'S RELIEF relieves all female complaints, "My wile," writes Joha A. Rodgers, of tlampde. Sidney, Va, "was nothing but a walking skele ton, from female trouble. She suffered agonies with bearing down pains, backache and head ache. Doctora failed to relieve her, so she took Cardal, and la now entirely cured.'' At All Druggists WRITE FOR FREE ADVICE, stating ase and describing- aym toma, to l.adiei Advisory Vrpl., The Chattanooga Medicine Co., Chattanooga. Tenn. B If 1 ORDINANCE. I HE IT OltDAlNED BT THE CITT i COCNCIL OF THE CITT OF SO. ! COItKO: I Section 1. There la hereby given ami granted to the Socorro Electric Company, a corporation organised under the laws of the Territory of New Mexico, the right, privilege and franchise to conatruct. maintain and operate a power plant within aalil City; to furninh and sell electrlo light and power to said city and the Inhab itants thereof; to use the streets, avenue, alley and public grounds of the nald city of Socorro, Including any territory that may hereafter be annexed to aald city, for the erec tion of pole, ponte and tower, pipes ami conduit, stretching, running and suspending wires for the purpose of tranmltttng electric and other power to supply said City and the In bltant thereof with light and power, and also for the purpose of transmitting- said power beyond the corporate limit of said City for une of persons Twilling outside the corporate limits of snld City or for any other pur pose, subject to the terms ami condi tion hereinafter mentioned. Section 2. The franchise hereby granted shall authorise the Socorro Klectric Company, hereafter atylej "The Company," to build, equip and nuilittiiin all necc-seary buildings, structure. machinery, appliances ami appurtenances within said City, for producing, transmitting, selling and supplying electric light and power; to mike all necessary ex cnvii lions In the streets, avenues, al ley nnd public grounds of said City fur pipe, conduits, polen, posts, tow er or other appliances- necessary for the enjoyment of said franchise; provided, however, that the rights nnd privileges hereby granted shall not be exercised or enjoyed so as to occisión public or private damage or Injury. Section 3. The poles, posts, wires and other fixtures ahall be so erect ed, placed, constructed and managed as not to Interfere with any water pipe or hydrant, or with the poles, wire or other structures of any tele phone or telrgraph linea now erect ed and used along the streets or av enues of said City, nor with any treee within the streets, avenues, alley, park or other public grounds of ml. i City. Nor with any drains, side walk, sewers or street crossings. The trmyor or other proper officers of said City may delgnate the places where aid pole, posts or towers are to In- coii:ructed, and upon failure to do ho, the said Company shall place and erect the same as near the outer edge of 'the sidewalks of all streets and avenues as practicable so as to cause the least possible Interference with the postage of persons and ve hicles. And all such poles, posts, tow er, pipes, conduits end other struc tures In said streets, avenues or oth er public grounds shall be subject at any time to regulations by the City Council, and under the direction and control of the same. Section 4. The Company ahall In stall and maintain such transform er, fuses. Insulation and other appli ance on or along all wires placed or suspended by It on shall safe guard against, or minimise the dan ger to persons and property from electric current; but said Company shall not be required to maintain any c . ppllances or to take any fur ther precautions than are customari ly maintained and taken by well managed electric light and power companies. Section 5. The City of Socorro will furnish said Company with water from the city mains for use In the boilers at Its power plant, but for no other purpose, for the period of one year after aald plant Is Installed and in operation, free of charge; and thereafter, no long as said operations Khali continue under this franchise, nt the rate of eight cents per thous and gallons; all meters, pipes and connections with the city mains to be furnished and put In by and at the expense of the Company. Section 6. In consideration of the rights, privileges and franchise here by granted, the Company shall furn ish to the City, free of charge, for the purpose of lighting the streets. avenues, parks and other public grounds of said City, during the life of this franchise, electric current for one 1000 candle power arc light and twenty 40 candle power Incande scent lights, moon light schedule. The Company shall also furnish said City electric current for such addltlonul lights or other purposes us may be authorized by the city council nt not more than the max imum scale of rates hereinafter pro vided. The company shall furnish elec tric current for lights, power and other purposes at not a greater charge than the maximum scale of rnte. to-wit: for current used on any premises and measured by one meter, using per month Lews' than 6 K. Ws. 25c per K. W. From 5 to 10 K. Ws. 22 He per K. W. From 10 to IS K. Ws. 20e per K. W. From IS to 20 K. Ws. 18c per K. W. From 20 to 25 K. Ws. It Vie per K. W, From 25 to 30 K. Ws. 15c per K. W. From 30 to 40 K. Ws. He per K. W. From 40 to 50 K. Ws. 2Vo per K. W. From 60 to 60 K. Ws. lto per K. W. From 0 to 75 K. Ws. 10c per K. W. From 75 to 90 K. Ws. so per K. W. From 90 to 125 K. Ws. 8 He per iv. w. From 125 to ISO K. Ws. c per K. W. From 150 to 175 K. Ws. 7Vic per K. W. From 175 to 200 K. Ws. 7c per K. W. From 200 to 260 K. Ws. fVic psr K. W. I From 250 to 300 K. Ws. and over, 6c per K. W. and 2 cents additional per K. W. If bill to customer for such current for eny one month shall not be paid on or before ths tenth day of the in xt succeeding month. , Whenever the Company's gross receipts, derived from the furnishing of electrlo current to customers for any and all purposes ehall exceed 110,000.00 per annum, said maxi mum scale of rates shall be changed as follows: Lena than 5 K. W. 20o per K. W. From I to 10 K. Ws. 18c per K. W. From 10 to 20 K. Ws. It He per K. W. From 20 to 80 K. Ws. 15c per K. W. Other rates of said scale to re main unchanged, and t cents addi tional per K. W. and bill Is not paid befcre the tenth of the next succeed ing month, as above provided. At the expiration of each ten year period, during the life of this fran chise, the maximum schedule of rates, that may be charged by the Company, ahall be changed and es tablished In conformity to the fol lowing provisions: For the purpose of determining the maximum scale of ratea to be charged during the second ten yenr period, the Company, during the fifth year, of this franchise shall make cards of Its load at the power house one day each week through out the year, taking each day of the week In succession; and from said rsrds, the total wattage for the en tire year shall be computed: the to tal expenses of operation for said year. Including taxes and ten per cent on actual value of plant for depreciation, shall be divided by the total wattage, to determine the cost of production per K. W. at the pow er plant for nald year. The cost of production per K. W. for the tenth year hall be deter mined In the same manner. 'And the maximum schedule of rates for the second ten year period shall bear the same ratio to the schedule of rates In force during the fifth year as the cost per K. W. for nld tenth year bears to the cost for said fifth year. The maximum scale of rates for the third ten year period shall bear the same ratio to the schedule of rates In force during the fifteenth year as the cost per K. W. for the twentieth year bears to the cost of said fifteenth year, to be ascertain ed as above provided. And similar methods shall be used In fixing the schedule of rates for the fourth and fifth ten year periods. The mayor and city council, or any member or agent thereof, shall have the right to examine all bills, vouchers, bonks and accounts of the Compnny for and during the years In which the cost of production per K. W. Is determined, as above pro vided, end to be present at the mak ing of the cards of the load, to In spect and read the Instruments from which said cards are made and to require from the Company such other Information and evidence as will enable the city council to en force a compliance with the above provision. Section 7. Th Company shall have the right to Install on the premises of each customer within the city a meter; to charge therefor a rental not exceeding fifteen cents per month; to inspect and adjust said meter In the day time as often as Is deemed necessary; to deter mine therefrom the monthly con sumption of current; and to require each customer to make a deposit with It, equal to the actual cost of said meter, as security therefor and for the payment of the monthly bills of aald Company to said customer . Said Company shall have the right to discontinue its service .to any cus tomer who ahall fall to pay his monthly bills within such time as may be prescribed, or who shall fall to conform to any reasonable rulee or regulations prescribed by the Company. Section 8. The Company shall at all times, during the life of this franchise, aave the city harmless against any and alt damages, which may be caused In the construction, maintenance or operation ot said plant and its said linea for the trans mission of power; and shall, at lta own expense, defend all actions that may be brought against the city for damages alleged to have been caused by such construction, maintenance or operation. Section 9. In consideration of the granting of this franchise the Com pany ahall permit, and the city hereby reserves the right, at any time, to attach to aald poles, posts or towers fire alarm and police wires and fire alarm boxes; the same to be done at the expense of the city but under the direction and super vision of aald Company. Section 10. The rights. privi leges and franchise hereby granted, are granted to the Socorro Electric Company for the period of fifty years from the date of their accept ance by said Company, but may be terminated at any time within such period by the wilful violation by aald Company of the terms and con ditions of this franchise or by Its wilful failure to maintain and op erate aald plant for the period of three months; but not for any ces sation of operations caused by Are, breakdown or other unavoidable accidents, when the Company ahall, with reasonable diligence, proceed to replace, repair and put In opera tion the said plant and linea. Section 11. The Company ahall begin the work of erection and con struction of Its said plant or lines within two months i and shall com plete and put in operation said plant within six months 'from and after the date, upon which the rights, privileges and franchise hereby granted ahall be accepted by said Company, and upon failure of the Company either to commence aald work or to complete aald plant within the tlmea above limited, all the said rights, privileges and fran chise shall forthwith cease and de termine. Section 12. Upon the termination of aald rights, privileges and fran chise In the msnner provided In sections 10 and 11, of this ordinance, the Company ahall have the right to sell, dispose of or remove all posts, poles, wires, towers and other fix tures and applVances owned and 1 placed by it In any of the streets, avenues, alleys or public grounds of said city within two months from and after the termination of sold rights, privileges and franchise. And upon the failure of the Company to avail Itself of this right within two months, the city may take down and remove all such posts, poles, wires, towers and other fixtures and appliances, nnd ell the same at public auction, and after paying all costs of taking down and removal and of sale, to piy over the balance of the proceeds of said sale. If any, to the Company, Jts successors or assigns, upon reasonable request. Section 13. The Company shall supply and sell to Its customers, within the city of Socorro, common Incandescent lamps, wires and other appliances, commonly and ordinar ily . ed In lighting residences, with tlcctrlclly, and may Install the same at prices not more than twenty per cent above the actual cost of such lamps, ' wlr?s, appliances snd Instal lation: but this restriction shall not apply to any arc lamp, or lamps, of an unusual else or character, or necessary appliances or material therefor or for any electric appli ance or apparatus designed for any purpose except lighting, and which may be furn shed and sold by said Company. Section 14. The Company ahull tiot. during the life of this franchise. Increase the amount of Its capital stock, either common or preferred, unless such additional stock It fuHv pnld for, at Its par value In mon"y or In property, or un1e such add' tlonal stock represents Increase 1 or additional value of the actual plant an 1 assets of the Company, excluding franchises, over nnd ihov the present capltal'xatlon of Thirty Thousand Ilollnrs. Section 15. This ordinance shill go Into effect upon the dae of the flllng by the Comptnv 'n i'ie rfl-e -t the City Clerk of a-' uncondition al acceptance In ' tvr'tln of said rights, pr 'visires inl ' n-bt-- n 1 or all to term ml i nn lltlnn a'.ove Wpr. 'f)er. p.,.,' ... .'.p r-'v i-vm-n of the City of Foen-ri. this 16th day of March. A. I). l"ns. (Seal) II. O. HURSIIM. Mayor. Tty Newcomb. Attest: W. n. NEWCOMB. OUIHNAXCK. RE IT ORDAINED BY Till? CITY COUNCIL. OF THK CITY OF SO CORRO: Section 1. It shall be unlawful for any pets n to dam-iK- or in any way Interfere with the pules, posts, tow ers, wires or other flxtuies or appli ances, or any pipe or conduits now. In, upon or over, or which may hereafter be placed In, upon or over any of the streets, avenues alleys or other public grounds of the city of Socorro, used or Intended to be used for the transmission of tele graph or telephone messages, or any electric current for light or power, unless salj person be duly authoris ed so to do by the mayor or city coun cil, or by the person or corporation owning or using such poles, posts, towers, wires or other fixtures or ap pliances, pipes or concluí s, now in, upon or over, or which may here after be placed In, upon or over any of the streets, avenues, alleys or oth ed public grounds of the city of So corro, used or Intended to be used for the transmission of telegraph or telephone messages or any electric current for light or power. Any person who shall violate the provisions of Section 1, of this ordi nance, shall be punished by a fine of not less than fifty dollars and not more than One Hundred Dollars, or by Imprisonment In the County or City Jail, for not less than thirty, nor more than sixty days. Section 2. Fussed by the City Coun cil of the City of Socorro, this ltth day of Mnrch, A. D. 1908. (SEAL) H. O. RURSIJM, Mayor. Ry Newcomb. ATTEST: W. D. NEWCOMR. Clerk. Seeds Plants Roses Bulbs, Vines, 'Shrubs, Fruit and Ornamental Trees. Colorado grown. Beat on earth. Low Price. Free Catalogue. Agents wanted.' International Nurseries 'It Ut tremra." MNYtR. CMORAOO THE PALACE BARBER SHOP Hot and Cold Baths Your Patronage Solicited B. V. SANCHEZ, Proprietor. passed by Congress forbidding railroad operators working more than nine hours a day, has creatad demand for about 30 000 more telegraph operators than can now lie secured. Itallroad companies have rut rail road wires Into Telegraphy Departments of DRAUGHON'S Practical Business Colleges. For booklet, "Why Learn Telegraphy?" sail or address J no. Draugbon, ITes. at D Pasa, Sag Antonia, Dallas or Imhi City. HUoINESa men say DRAUGHON'S Is THC BEST. Til KICK nionthi' bookkeeping by liUAUGUON'B copyrighted methods equals SIX elsewhere. 76 of the U. . COURT BE PORT EM write tbe Shorthand Draugbon teaches. Write tor prices on lessons In Short hand, Bookkeeping, I'enmanslil p, etc., BY MAIL or AT COLLEGE. 10 College lu IT States. POSITIONS aecurwdor MONK Y BALK. Knter any time; no vacation. Catalogue t'UKK.