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KrMiMi,-iin HI nil IvovotoJ to ttit liri i (iti cil' Nh ni ro. Sim'iii ro MiiinTy Rnd Hit- Ttrrlt.ry In pririnl. (.in- nil llwf Mill ing ti'" of till rrinl miniTul ni". T i U ' Tier it'pj itr- ya i n i P A I K THE CHIEFTAIN JOB ROOMS. complete1ñévery respect FIRST-CLASS WORK EXECUTED. VOL. 18 SOCORRO, NEW MEXICO. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1901 NO, 52 OUR FREE Reading Rooms. COUNTY COMMISSIONERS' PROCEEDINGS. ryULY PAPERS ON FILE. New York Herald Chicho Titn.-s-llerald St. Louis Globe-Democrat San Francisco Examiner Denver Republican Galveston News WEEKLY PAPERS ON FILE. Scientific American Ilarners' Weekly Mining Journal Sporting News Police Gazette ALGO All Local and Territorial Papers. Free to the patrons of the house- Q. BIAVA5CHI. FOR REflT, $5.00 4 room, frame dwelling, shingle roof, porch, stable, barn, corral. $5.00 6 room, adobe dwelling, iron roof, porch, stable, shed, barn, well. S10.00 5 room, modern adobe cottage, Fischer ave. 5.00 3 room, adobe house, tin roof. $10.03 3 room adobe, shingle roof, city water, $15.00 5 room, frame cottage, furnished, Fischer ave. FCH SALE. $;0.00 3 room house, new, in good repair, 5 lots, fenced. $250.00 4 room house, 5 lots, fenced, walled on west side, 30 . fruit trees, shade tree, garden, chicken yard, stable, hay barn, buggy shed, cow shed, corral. $250.00 Y room, adobe dwelling, iron roof, pc.ch, well, stable, barn, shed. $300.C0- j room, adobe house, 3 rooms new, tar roof, 2 acres, fenced, fruit, shade trees, stable, city water. $800 500 acres, more or less, bot tom land, private ditch, cultiva tion and native grass, three miles from Socorro. $1500 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. $600 5 acres, house, barn, fruit, well and wind mill, city water etc., close in.. $5003 acres, cor. McCutchen Park aves., old house. , $300 35 acres bottom land, a daptcd to grow grass, hay, alfalfa by sub-irrigation from Rio Grande, old house, barn, chicken house, fenced", one and one fourth mile from county court houso, paying 12 per cent net. $1500 30 acres, 'more or less hot torn land, Sacres above 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 lien Davis apples et 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 mules, 2 sets double harness, farm wagon mowing machine, horse rake plow and all other implements and tools oil the place. $2257 acres, choice bottom land, under irrigating ditch,, fenced. Patented ranches and mining froperty for sale, lease and bond, nquire for particulars. HARRIS A OMITH, Oocormo, n. M. The board of county commis sioners met in special session pur suant to adjournment Jan. 19,1901. Present: John c.reenwaui, chair man; II. G. Haca, clerk and in terpreter; and C. F. Blackington, sheriff, by M. Daca, deputy. There being no quorum present, the chairman adjourned the ses sion until Jan. 21, 1901 at 10 a. m. The board met Jan. 21, 1901, pursuant to adjournment. Pres ent: Commissioners John Greenwald, chairman, and Matías Contreras and A. E. Roniller; II. (i. Haca, clerk and interpreter; and C. V . Blackington, shenlt, by M. Baca, deputy. The pro ceedings of the last meeting were read and approved. 1 he board, acting as a board of canvassers, nxeeded to canvass the returns of the election held Jan. 14, 1901, for justices of the peace and con stables of the several precincts of Socorro county. I he returns showed that candidates as follows had received the number of votes set opposite their names, viz; PRECINCT NO. 1. SOCORRO. For justice of the peace, Cam- ilio Baca 123, Abran Y. Vigil 104; for constable, J. J. Gallegos 140, J. R. Vigil 90. PRECINCT NO. 2. LEMITAR. For justice of the peace, José F. Santillaues 18; for constable, Juan Torres y M. 17. rKKClNCTNO. 3. POLVADE RA. For justice of the peace, Teles- for Chavez 50, C. Montoya 32; for constable, Antonio Tafoya, Jr., 54, Paul Fraycinnett 23. PRECINCT NO. 4. SABINAL. For justice of the peace. A. A. Chavez 31; for constable, W. Milton 31. PRECINCT NO 5. LA JOVA. For justice of the peace, José M. Romero 3'); for constable, Tomas Baca, Jr., 39. PRECINCT NO. 7. SAN ANTONIO. For justice of the peace, Maur icio Miera -ES, Andres Vigil 37; for constable, David Gonzales 58, Teodoro Lucero 3S. PKKCINCT NO. 8. CONTADERO. For justice of the peace, Ni canor Montoya 11; for constable, Emiliano Apodaca 11. PRECINCT NO. 9. PARAJE. For justice of the peace, J. R. Gutierrez 9; for constable, José Avila 9. PRECINCT NO. 10. ALMA. For justice of the peace, J. F. DePriest IS; for constable, Robt. Halliraan 17, Geo. W. Rowe 1. Adjournment until 2 p. in. Meeting pursuant to adjourn ment, all present. On resuming the canvass of election returns, the board found a petition from citizens of pre cinct No. 11 alleging that no election was held in said precinct and asking that the returns from said precinct be not canvassed. lhe district attorney being ab sent from the county, the returns of said precinct were sent to the solicitor general for his' opinion as to whether said returns should be counted. . - : . PRECINCT NO. 13. SAN MARCIAL. For justice of the peace, Jos. McQuillin 54; for constable, L. C. Brown 17. PRECINCT NO. 14. OLD SAN MAR CIAL. For justice of the peace, Ed Bourguignon 43; for constable, James Carmody 43. PRECINCT NO. 15. VALVERDB. For justice of the peace, Al vino Cariaga 27, Sosteno Jojola 25; for constable, Jesus Garcia 33. PRECINCT NO. 16. SAN JUAN. For justice of the peace, Severo Cairello 47, Diego Selva 35; for constable, Max Cairello 48, Ani ceto Barreras 34. PKKCINCT NO. 17. SAN FRANCISCO. For justice of the peace, As encion Barreras 15. PRECINCT NO. 21. LUIS LOPEZ. For justice of the peace, Felix Garcia 37; for constable, Avclino Rojo 37. PRECINCT NO. 22. TULAKOSO. For justice of the ;ace, Cor nilio Aragón 13; for constable, Benigno Jaramillo 13. PKKCINCT NO. 23. CAN f A RECIO. For justice of the peace, José E. Baca 26; for constable, Fran cisco Gonzales 26. PRECINCT NO. 25. SAN PEDRO. For justice of the peace, Pedro Tafoya 15; for constable, Vivian Tafoya 15. PRECINCT NO. 26. GLA. For justice of the peace, Sevcrp Montoya 25; for constable, Thomas Hill 25. PRECINCT NO. 23. RAN ACASIO. For justice of the peace, Refu gio Vcnavides 45; for constable, Prudencio Gonzales 46. PRECINCT NO. 30. ESCONDIDA. For justice of the peace, Max imo Baca 43, Felipe Lopez 35; for constable, Adelaido Torres 42, Zacarías Venavides 35. PKKCINCT NO. 34. FRISCO. For justice of the peace, Jcscph Phillips 18; for constable, R. W. Lewis 17. PRECINCT NO. 35. MOGOLLON. For justice of the Peace, James Kerr 40, C. II. Kirkpatrick 58, G. O. Durborrow 10; for constable, J. Kindall 57, Jas Shannon 5, King Wade 42. PRECINCT NO. 37. LUNA. Reported no election. PRECINCT NO. 39. LAS NUTRIAS. For justice of the peace, Ignacio Sanchez 25; for constable Severo Romero 13, Antonio Garcia 12. PKKCINCT NO. 40. HOSQUKCITO, For justice of the peace, Sefer ino Savedra 10; for constable, Asencion Gallegos 9. PRECINCT NO. 43. LA MESA. For justice of the peace, Dona ciano Galva'don 24, Evaresto Abrego 8; for constable, Emiliano Griego 32. PRECINCT NO. 44. FRISCO. For justice of the peace, Mag daleno C. Mata 22, Emil Kiehne 32; for constable, Emilio Ramirez 23, Andres Romero L. 30. PRECINCT NO. 45. ROSEDALE. For justice of the peace, J. W. Richardson 20; for constable, Donalson Walker 20. The board ordered the clerk to issue certificates of election to the persons receiving the ma jority of votes. Adjournment until Jan. 22, 1901, at 10 a. m. Meeting pursuant to adjourn ment. Present: Commissioners John Greenwald, cha:rman, and Matías Contreras; II. G. Baca, e'erk and interpreter; C. F. Black ington, sheriff, by M. Baca, deputy. There being no business to transact, the board adjourned until Jan. 23, 1901, at 10 a. m. Meeting pursuant to adjourn ment. Present: John Green wald, chairman; II. G. Baca, clerk and interpreter; C. F. Black ington, sheriff, by M. Baca, deputy. No quorum being pres ent, the board adjourned until Jan. 24, 1901, at 10 a. m. Meeting pursuant to adjourn ment. Present: Commissioners John Greenwald, chairman, and A. E. Rouiller; II. G. Baca, clerk and interpreter; C. F. Blacking ton, sheriff, by M. Baca, deputy. The district attorney advised the board that according to law they were required to count the vote of precinct No. 11, whereby it was found that Melquíades Sanchez was elected justice of the peace and Teófilo Girón constable of said precinct, and 'the clerk was directed to issue certificates of election to said justice of the peace and constable. C. Miera, county assessor, presented bills for commission to the amount of $878.61 against the county and $665.24 against the territory. The bilh were approved and the clerk directed to issue warrants against the proper funds for said commission. Adjournment until 2 p. m. Meeting pursuant to adjourn ment. The following is copied from the minutes: Whereas it seems advisable to know the exact financial condition of Socorro county it was moved and duly seconded and carried that two experts be employed to audit the books of the county, as it appears that said books have not been audited for several years. It is hereby ordered that A. W. Nilsson and Thos. Jaques be and they are hereby employed to at once proceed to audit the books of the county and make a financial statement from Jan. 1, 1897, to Jan. 1, 1901, and all county officers are hereby directed to allow said parties free access to any rnd all county books. It is further ordered that the said A. W. Nilsson and Thos. Jaques be paid the sum of two dollars and titty cents each per day until otherwise ordered. It was moved, seconded and carried that the bid of the Socor ro County Publishing company for printing and publishing be accepted, and thatl heChieftain be made the oilicial paper of Socor ro county. The clerk was ordered to sup ply all county officers with office supplies, to keep an account of the same and report to the board. The board adjourned until its next regular session, Apr. 1, 1901, at 10 a. m. Attest: John Greenwald, II. G. Baca, Chairman. Clerk. t OF HOMO INTEREST. Have you seen Leeson's valen tines? Remember the musical lecture Monday evening. Capt. A. B. Fitch was in town Thursday crt route to Albuquer que. For fine naval oranges cali at Katzenstein's. He has 'em, a fresh supply. V. C. Stevenson went out to Kelly this morning to remain until Tuesday. J. W. Wiley of Frisco arrived in town yesterday and registered at the W'indsor. M. Spellraan, a merchant of Kelly, was among Thursday's visitors in town. Fred Baldwin ant' W. G. Logan of Engle were aests at the Windsor Thursday. For school books, stationery, and all school supplies call on A. C. Torres, Court street. C. II. Brown and G. A. McLure of Magdalena were guests of landlord Monroe yesterday. N. A. Connor has gone to Bland where he has accepted a desirable position with the Cochiti raining company. J. J. Leeson is displaying one of the finest stocks of valentines, comic and sentimental, ever seen Mrs. L. B. OGara and little daughter returned home Sunday from El Paso where they had been visiting since the holidays. Btshon J. Mills Kendrick is ex pected to arrive in the city to night and conduct services at Epiphany church tomorrow morn ing. Mis. W. C. Briiton returned Thursday from a visit to her cattle ranch. Mrs. Brutoti ex pects to leave Tuesday for Bisbee, Arizona. Chas. Tabacchi has returned from a short absence in Clifton, Arizona, and contemplates going into the saloon business again in this city. , Antonio Cortesy vs. Sylvestre Abeyta; on promissory note, is the style of a case filed Jan. 22 in the office of District Clerk John E. Griffith. A. C. Thomas and L. Duryea of Magdalena were in the city Wednesday on their way home from a visit among the lawmakers in Santa Fe. Kirs. E. L. Browne and Miss Josephine Bassett entertain tomorrow afternon at cards at their home on Eighth street. Las Vegas Record. Mrs. Winifred D. Jones, who is in the city in connection with the court of Indian depredation claims, was quite ill two or three days this week. lion. W. B. Childers has many friends in Socorro who will be pleased to learn of his reappoint ment as United States attorney of New Mexico. Mrs, William Shermeyer of Bozemen, Montana, arrived in the city Wednesday morning to visit Mr. and Mrs. L. K. Edwards, the local agent of the Santa Fe, aud wife. G. Biavaschi bought P. N. Yunker's saloon and took posses sion Wednesday evening. Mr. Yunker will return to his ranch and put out 10 acres more of prune trees. Thos. Jaoues and A. W. Nils son began Monday morning the auditing of the books of County Treasurer Abran Abeyta. The investigation began with Janu ary 1, 1897. At Price Bros. & Co's store, Tuesday, February 5, Thos Bates with a full line of Woolens from A. E. Anderson & Co., Chicago's greatest tailors. Call and leave your measure and order for a suit guaranteed to give satisfaction, Mrs. W. E. Martin and niece, Miss Leona Rudisill, exject to go to Santa Fe tomorrow for a visit of a month. They will then visit Mr. and Mrs. Urnn Rice of EI Paso. Lon Jenkins went out Thurs day to his coal mine 7 miles east of San Antonio. His market on the south side of the plaza is closed temporarily. C. T. Brown, II. M. Dough erty, John E. Griffith and Matías Contreras were representatives of Socorro and vicinity at the terri torial capital this week. Governor M. A. Otero will have an abundance of sympathy front friends in Socorrocounty overthe death of his only daughter, a child of only about six months. J. II. Taylor, a stockman from Frisco, arrived in town yesterday. Mr. Taylor reported that rain, snow and slush had prevailed for ten days from Frisco westward to the continental divide. Rev. Joseph McConnell will E reach a Masonic sermon in Ipiphany church tomorrow eve ning and deliver his musical lecture in the hall in the rear of the barber shop Monday evening. A census bulletin received at The Chieftain office this morn ing from the census bureau in Washington gives the popula tion of the city of Socorro at 1,512 in 1900 against 2,295 in 1890. W. H. Liles received a copy of Kansas City Drovers' Telegram this week in which it is stated that at a recent Hereford sale in the city by the Kaw one cow brought the remarkable price of $3,700. J. J. Leeson has received the sad news of the death of his sister, Mrs. M. A. May, at her home in San Francisco January 30. Mrs. May's daughter Stella will probably come to Socorro to make her home with Mr. Leeson and family. Hon. Dan'l II. McMillan will be in Socorro Tuesday, Feb. 5. On Wednesday Judge McMillan will be in Albuquerque to hear two Socorro county cases. From there he will return to Santa Fe to attend the session of the su premo court. Rev. Joseph McConnell arrived in the city yesterday from the south. Since he left Socorro Mr. McConnell has visited Hillsboro, Lake Valley, and Rincón. Everywhere he has been he has found humanity suffering from the same dire afilction, la grippe. When you want a physic that is mild and gentle, easy to take and pleasant in effect, use Cham berlain's Stomach aud Liver Tablets. Price, 25 cents. Samples free. Every box guaranteed. For sale by A. E. Howell, Socorro; W. W. Borrowdale, Magdalena. Doctor L. E. Kittrellhas taken time enough from his profession al duties this week to attend to the papering and paint ing of his back office. The job is an artistic one. The doctor went out to Magdalena today to attend to the wants of customers there. - An invitation has been receiv ed by the faculty and students of the school of mines to attend the exercises in the hall of the house of representatives in Santa Fe Monday evening in commemora tion of the one hundredth anni versary of the induction of John : Marshall into office as chief jus- tice of the United States supreme court. Doctors Wolvin and Carr, dent ists, have opened the largest and best equipped dental office in the territory at Albuquerque. Arti ficial teeth, fillings, crown and bridge work a specialty. All ' work guaranteed or money rc ; funded. We can save you money by calling on us far your dental work. Appointments made by mail. Rooms 10-16-18, Grant Block, Albuquerque, N. M. Mayor C. Cortinas has had the ! sidewalk on Manzanares avenue put in good condition. It is very possible the expenditure of a few dallar for this purpose has saved the city another damage suit. Mr. Cortinas will next week give h3 attention to fertilizing and irrigating the ground in the plaza to put the grass and trees in good condition for the summer. The mayor's conduct in these matters il much to be commended, Decrees have been rendered by Judge McMillan this week in the following cases, viz: John E. Coffey vs. Dennis E. Bearup and Maud Bearup, ejectment, posses sion of the Top Millsite in Cooney mining district granted plaintiff; William F. Lorenz vs. Albert S. Peacock et at, to quiet title, decree in favor of plaintiff; Thos. B. Catron vs. the unknown heirs of John Tratz et al, to quiet title, decree in favor of plaintiff. F. G. Bartlett consummated the purchase of the Armi jo place, now occupied by District Clerk John E. Griffith and family, Wednesday. The property was deeded by R. di Palma to Mfs.Mary S. Bartlett for $350 and other considerations. This is the most pretentious residence property in the city and doubtless the most valuable. Mr. and Mrs. Bartlett are to be congratulated on secur ing so desirable a home and Socorro is to be congratulated on securing so desirable citizens. PNEUMONIA CAN BR PREVENTED. This disease always results from a cold or an attack of the grip and may be prevented by the timely use of Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. That remedy was exensively used during the epidemics of La Grippe of the past few years, and not a single case has ever been reported that did not recover or that resulted in pneumonia, which shows it tobe a certain preventive of that dangerous disease. Chamberlain's. Cough Remedy has gained a world wide reputation for its cures of colds and grip. For sale by A. E. Howell, Socorro; W. W. Borrowdale, Magdalena. Killing at Frisco. County Assessor Benjamin San chez received a letter yesterday from his brother Prospero San chez of Magdalena giving the circumstances of the killing of Andres Chavez by Manuel Romero near Frisco on the 23 of January. Chavez was in the hills near Frisco after wood. Four' shots were heard. Chav ez's body was found pierced by three bullets. On first examina tion the wife of the dead man said she did not know who killed her husband, but she afterwards confessed that Manuel Romero had told her that he killed her husband. She also stated that Romero had threatened to kill her if she betrayed him. Both parties to this affair were first cousins of Assessor Sanchez and were also related to each other. Mount Carmel School. Under the auspices of the well known Sisters of Loretto the Mount Carmel pupils will render a most interesting programme in ihe opera hall on the evening of February fifteenth. Doors will be opened at seven-thirty and. curtain raised at eight. Tickets may be purchased ut the usual prices:. Children's entrance fee, twenty-five cents; adult tickets, fifty cents; reserved scats, seventy five cents. Do not miss the enjoy able occasion. Lent is approach ing, when amusements will be silenced. "Now is the acceptable time." BUCKLKN'S ARNICA SALVE. Has world-wide fame for mar velous cures. It surpasses any other salve, lotion, ointment or balm for cuts, corns, burns, boils, sores, felons, ulcers, tetter, sa.lt rheum, fever sores,chapped hands, skin eruptions. Infallible for piles. Cure guaranteed. Only 25c at all druggists. W. W. Borrow dale, Magdalena. Honor Roll, F ollowing is the list of pupil on the honor roll in Miss Berry's room at the public school tins, week: Manuel Gomales, Clyde Hurst, Mary Raymond, Lola Tor res, Fidelia Stackpole, Mary Cree vy, Tom asi to Torres. .NOTICE, I the undersigned hereby gi?e notice that no person or persona shall ba authorized or empowered to handle or take intohiscr their care or possession any sheep be longing to ine. A part of my sheep are marked in the right ear thus C 0C .) an' res bear ear marks thus: right ear Elíseo Sanchez, MyJVna, N. M. \n\n in Socorro.