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VOL. 48
NO. 32
Rrpulilidin t 11 tlmr. Ptyntcd to th
betl liitrrmia of tkM'orro, Socorro eoitnty nil
th TírrlU-ry In Renrml. Glvei 11 the Min
ing new of tlii itirut mineral tcrtlon.
I I IV L.UI Jv-il
in the. county.
our new goods:
.Manltou Ginger Champagne,
For the Family Table.
flanitou Sarsaparilla Champagne,
For Table and Sick-Room.
The Famous Hanitou Water.
Our Mineral Water 3 recharg
ed with its own gas.
Bass' Als (Imported.)
Outness Porter (Imported.)
The only house in the county
handling these goods.
riumm's Champagne (Imported.)
In Pints.
Kentucky Bourbon and
Pennsylvania Rye Whiskies.
Bottled in U. S. bond under U.
S. seal. Pure, for family use.
Bottled Wines.
Imported and California, bot
tled at the vineyard.
Pabst's Famous Milwaukee Bot
tled Beer.
Famous Blue Ribbon Bottled Beer.
Ours is the only house in the
county handling this famous
Come and see for yourself.
I am authorized to guarantee
this well known wheel for six
months as to workmanship and
material. Call for prices. You
will be surprised to find them so
low for a first class wheel.
J. II. IIii.ton, Agt.,
Socorro, N. M.
s" Repairing done promptly.
Chloride Letter.
Chloride, N. M. Sept. 12, 1900.
Editor Chieftain:
Ed James caught his third bear
last week.
Miss Sullivan has returned
from San Marcial.
Mrs. Chas. Yaple has returned
to her home in Grafton much
improved iu health. She has been
under medical treatment in San
We were informed that the ore
.last shipped from the May mine
netted the owners a little more
than Í17S a ton after deducting
freight and smelter charges.
We are having all kinds of
mail service the week. Thj
trouble is causea iy noons,
runaways and other circumstances
over which Charley Allen has
temporarily lost control.
Chris Rugsegger is opening up
his new find on the Great i.astem.
The ore is copper glance and
carbonate and the solid mineral
varies from 6 to 8 inches in
width, lie ñas sunk; only a lew
feet on it as yet but is opening it
up as fast as possible.
Dr. Blinn, Joseph Oliver and
Mark Thompson have returned
from their prospecting trip in
the southern part of the territory
They bring with them some nice
ampies of silver ore prencipally
chlorides. I hey also bring back
' a renewed conviction that the
Blck Range is the best mineral
section they have seen yet.
M. W. M.
Get your school ' books at
R. L. Miller of Roswcll was in
town yesterday.
Sheriff Blackington went west
Monday morning on official busi
All kinds of school supplies at
T. W. Medley of Magdalena
was a guest at the Windsor yester
Katsenstein has all kinds of
soda water for sale.
Doctor Duncan was called to
Lcmitar Monday on a professional
Katzenstein has a fine lot of
fresh and fancy candies.
G. C. Harris of Magdalena was
one of Wednesday's guests at the
Y indsor.
Hon. II. M. Dougherty went to
Santa Fe Tuesday on professional
Jim Berry has accepted the
position of night miller at the
Crown mill.
Mrs. F. L. Sanders and daugh
ter Alma left Sunday morning
for El Paso.
Nicolas Abdalla, the merchant
of Leraitar, had business in town
Jas. G. Fitch and C. T. Brown
made a business trip to Timber
Peak yesterday.
Mrs. L. B. O'Ciara and daugh
ter Lorena will spend fair week
in Albuquerque.
W. R. Morley and Lee Bald
win of Datil registered at the
Windsor yesterday.
J. S. Mactavisli of Magdalena
has been appointed notary public
by Governor Otero.
Four new members of the band
took part in Sunday's concert and
acquitted themselves well.
Somebody fired a chrtn of
shot Tuesday night i uto A. Ü.
Coon's valuable dog Prince.
George Cook greeted his friends
on the street Wednesday after a
sick spell lasting two weeks.
Mrs. Abran Abeyta and family
went out to Magdalena Wednes
day to visit relatives and friends.
Henry G. May registered at
the Windsor Monday from Water
Canon and Jcnks Burris from
Miss Josie Bassett entertained
a number oí i nenas most nana-
souiely last night. Las Vegas
Andreas Baca of Santa Rita
was success! uiiy operated upon
for hernia last week by Doctor
G. Biavaschi and family moved
Monday into their cozy new home
on the corner of Spring and Cen
ter streets.
Telesforo Gabaldon of Luis
Lopez was in town this week as
a patron of Doctor Kittrell's
dental office.
Gus O'Brien, a candidate for
the office of sheriff in Santa F
county, favored Socorro with
visit Tuesday.
Mrs. Nathan Hall and family
arrived in town last Saturday
and are now domiciled in Mrs. J
M. Hill's residence.
Mrs. Rice of El Paso who ha3
been visiting her parents. Col
and Mrs. E. Y. Eaton, returAed
home Thursday mornipg.
R. Vigil went up to Albuquer-
cue this morning to asist A. F.
Katzenstein at his booth, V rea
Landon will join them Monday.
J. II. Hart of the Upper Gila
in the extreme western part of the
county came to town Wednesday
to visit uoctor muren s ueniai
Abran Abeyta is making some
much needed improvements on
his residence property recently
Iiurchased from Mrs. L. M.
A. A. Romero returned to his
home in Peralta Monday after a
short visit with the family of his
father-in-law, Juan José Baca, of
this city.
Mrs. W. M. Driscoll of El Paso
arrived Tuesday to visit her
brother, II. 1$. Hamilton, Jr., and
family for a time. Roswell
Ernest Browne and children
reached home from "the states"
this afternoon Mrs. Browne
stopping off a day in Raton.-Las
Vtgas Optic.
W. E. Manning of near Mag
dalena arrived in Socorro Wed
nesday accompanied by his bride.
The happy couple were on their
way home from Texas.
J. J. Leeson, who is a member
of the Grand Lodge, K. of P.,
will attend the session of the
lodge which takes place in Albu
querque on the 18th inst.
T. W. Courtney, J. P., of Kelly
came down Wednesday and de
posited in the county treasury
various and sundry fines which
he has recently collected.
J. F. Cook presented his wife
with a tine new phaeton this
week purchased from C. T.
Brown, who is agent for the
Columbus Buggy Company.
About eigh-tenth's of an inch
of rain fell at Socorro last week.
1 lain Mullía ur utitv: isiiii
general and was worth thousands
of dollars to Socorro county.
Walter Jones arrived in Socor
ro Monday from Lamar, Colorado,
where he is engaged in the stock
business. He reported the north
ern ranges in good condition.
The San Miguel baud will give
a grand ball on the evening of
San Miguel' day, September 29,
in the Garcia opera house.
Admission $1.00; supper extra.
A. F. Katzenstein left for Al
buquerque Thursday. He se
cured a concession for a booth on
the fair grounds and will there
fore remain untjl the fair is over. N
Doctor Kittrell will go out to
Magdalena Monday, the 24th
inst., for a professional visit of
six days only. His dental office
will be in Borrowdale's drug store.
Chas. Tabacchi, Seferino Abey
ta, and David Baca returned
this morning from Palomas
Springs where they have been
taking baths for about ten days.
Henry Chavez, Socorro's ton-
sorial artist, is to take a two
weeks vacation. In his absence
Jack F'aust of Magdalena will at
tend to the wants of his custom
It is reported that there is a
party of oil prospectors at work
near the salt lakes in the western
part of this county and that they
are finding fairly good indications
of oil.
The following cases were filed
this week in the otlice of District
Clerk John E. Griffith: Emma
Wilkie vs. Calvin Wilkie, divorce;
E. A. Levy vs. George C. Jun
gerish, account.
Otto Tuschka recently accept
ed a desirable jositioti with a
mining, smelting and refining
company comosed of Belgian
and Mexican capitalists with
headquarters in Monterey, Mexi
co. He left Socorro for Monterey
ÜXo JJj Jij
A baking powde cf highest cíass and
highest ícavening strength. Mates the
food pürcr, sveetc and mot e wholesome.
Tested and Approved by the Government
There was no mail from east of
Albuquerque this morning be
cause of a freight train wreck
near Las Vegas. A double header
plunged over a precipice. One
brakeman was killed.
Thr Chieftain knows that a
wedding between two well con
nected parties is set for about (0
days hence. 1 he names can t be
given now because there is a
promise out not to tell.
. Dave Flores gave his children
some old letters Tuesday and
told them to burn them up. The
litters were burned, also two tons
of hay, and the house barely
escaped the conflagration.
Anton Mayer and Homer Hill
expect io go to Albuquerque
Tuesday as representatives of
Rio Grande Lodge, K. of P., at
the session of the Grand Lodge,
which convenes September 18.
Doctor Swisher is now the
owner of one of the handsomest
horses that has been seen on the
streets of Socorro for many a day.
The animal was purchased from
Frank Solimán of San Marcial.
J. J. Lee.;on has placed the
largest order ever given in So
corro for holiday goods including
musical instruments, toys, grapho
phoncs and 5U0 records, ami a
large machine for concert pur
poses. County Superintendent A. C.
Torres gave public notice that he
would hold an examination for
teachers in Socorro yesterday and
to-day. No candidates have pre
sented themselves for this
J. G. Chavez, the Santa Fe
claim agent, was in town Wed
nesday to secure the facts in re
gard to the accident which hap
pened Sunday to the tramp that
was trying to board a moving
freight train near the depot.
Mattic Sanders, daughter of
W. II. Sanders, the well known
cattleman near Magdalena, has
arrived in the city to attend Mt.
Carmel Convent. Miss Sanders
has a brother who expects to
enter the school of mines later.
Julian Williams went to the
sanitarium in Santa Fe Tues
day. Mr. Williams was at one
time a bright, energetic news
paper man but bad health has
rendered him almost helpless,
Such a case of misfortune always
appeals powerfully to the chan
tably disposed.
Sheriff Blackington arrived in
town Saturday having in custody
"Albert Shannon" whom he had
jrrrcsted in the western part of
the county for stealing cattle.
The prisoner's story is that he
came from Arizona six months
ago to Red Canon on the west
slope of the San Mateo mountains
and went into the cattle business.
When arrested he had in his pos
session several cattle belonging
to other parties. Some brands
had been changed and others had
been wholly or partly effaced.
Notr. The povernment reports show the cheap baking pow
ders to contain alum, which the government chemists de
clare cannot be used in food without danger to health.
By a deed recorded yesterday
in the otfice of Probate Clerk
Hcrmene G.Baca, R. Lee Chandler
conveys to Fred J. Rucker an
undivided one-fourth interest in
the Leap Year mine situated in
the Cooney mining district, Socor
ro county, for the consideration
of $52.50.
The city council will meet
Monday evening, for the purpose
of appointing one of their number
mayor to fill the vacancy caused
by the resignation of the former
mayor, Estevan Baca. There
are no funds available for the
purpose of holding an election to
fill this vacancy. ,
II. R. Harris and Jos. E. Smith
are now associated under the
company r.ame of Harris & Smith
to do a general real estate busi
ness. The time is opportune for
such a company for there is begin
ning to be a considerable stir in
city property in Socorro.
Professor A. R. Seymour, who
spent last winter in Socorro and
who will be pleasantly remember
ed by those who were fortunate
enough to make his acquaintance,
orders Tun Chieftain sent to
his present address, Odessa,
Texas, and sends his regards to
all his friends in Socorro.
Doctor and Mrs. Duncan were
returning last Saturday from a
professional visit that the Doc
tor was called to make in Polva
dera when one of the axles of the
buggy became heated, locking
the wheel and causing an hour's
delay in the rain. Every busi
ness has its unpleasant; features
except the newspaper business.
A choir has recently been
organized for the Presbyterian
church and consists of Mesdames
Griffith, Sayler, and Sleight, and
Doctor Kittrell. At the time of
the organization Mr. Griffith and
Doctor Sayler wanted to prove
that ' they possessed all the
qualifications necessary to sing
in a church choir but the others
pleaded with them to desist.
Captain M. Uooney has se
cured an option on the mining
property belonging to Jenkins,
Levy, and Northen situated
opposite La Joya. The property
is a lead proposition on a fissure
vein which is 44 feet wide at the
top and 5 feet wide at the bottom
of a 195-foot shaft. The shaft is
sunk in granite and is mineralized
from top to bottom. Theoutcrop
jiing is solid mineral two claims
in length without a break. The
Captain has also located some
iron claims near this property
that run 75 per cent ore.
An accident that came very
near being fatal occurred in the
railroad yards Sunday. A Mexi-
can barber nan undertaken to
to tramp from Tucson, Arizona,
to Albuquerque, where he expect
ed to find work. He walked from
Rincón to Socorro. In attempt
ing . to tward a north lound
freight train near the depot he
was thrown under the wheels and
one leg was so badly mangled
that amputation just below the
knee was necessary.' The opera
tion was performed by Doctor
Swisher, the county physician. -
Next week is fair week in Albu
querque and a large delegation
from Socorro will attend to help
make the occasion a succsslul one.
These annual fairs are looked for
ward to with great anticipation
of pleasure by citizen of Socorro.
School of Mines Notes.
The school opened Monday
with the largest first day's,
enrollment in its history.
Ed Chammy spent the summer
iu Prescott, Arizona. He arrived
in Socorro Monday morning to
resume his work at the school of
O. R. Smith, who is a graduate
of the Kansas agricultural college,
has enrolled for the civil engin
eering course.
Several families have moved
into Socorro this fall to avail
themselves of the advantages of
the school of mines.
Nearly 8,000 acres of public
land have just been selected in
Bernalillo county and set aside
for the school of mines.
Elston Jones has been sorely
afflicted with rheumatism in his
hips for several days and can not
go about now except by the aid
of crutches.
"" Water and gasconnectionshave
been made at three more tables
in the chemical laboratory. This
will probably afford accommoda
tion for as many students as will
apply this year.
Several young men from a dis
tance have signified their inten
tion of enrolling later as students
in the technical courses. The
number of technical students is
already larger than that at the
same period last year.
The task of distributing a lot
of classes among several instruct
ors and making out a schedule of
recitations that will cause no
conflict is a Chinese puzzle that
would try the powers of Li Hung
Chang himself, the greatest
Chinese of them all.
D. J. Cloyd, one of last year's
graduates in assaying, who is
now employed in a smelter at
Aguas Calientes, Mexico, writes
Professor Phalen that he is doing
well, is greatly pleased with his
work, and exacts to return to
the school of mines for further
preparation during the sccoud
It has been found necessary to
turn away several young people
who applied for admittance as
students. While the faculty is
disposed to welcome all comers,
their capacity is taxed to the full
est extent to handle the classes
already organized. It is earnest
ly hoped that another year will
see the school provided with
revenue enough to make suitable,
' provision tor all who uuy apply;

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