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VOL. VII. FLORENCE, PINAL COUNTY, ARIZONA, SATUED AY, APRIL 16, 1898. NO. 16. Articles Df Incorporation OP TH1 Tarantula Gold Mining Company "-"-""-OF THR -United States of -America. STATU OF iil.SiH iil, j . CocsTV op St. Louis;-; ss" Know AllUks iytkkse Pbesssts: That e, Rifhard F. Piilltips, John A. HmUonaml John H. Frnttegan, of the obuirty of St. Loal and State of Missouri. lie Incorporator hereinafter -named and whose names are hereunto subscribed, desiring to form a cor lmratiou, under and by virtue of the revised statutes of the Territory of Arisona,relating :to corporations and all amendments thereof 'do hereby for that purpose adopt, slen -and ; acknowledge tfie following Articles fin cor poration: ! ARTICLE 1. The name of this Corporation, and by i'hirh i shall be known. Is the "Tarantula 'dold Mining Company," and the operations -and transactions of said Company eliall be "-carried on in the County of Pinal, and in any 'other county or place in the Territory of Arizona, or In any other State or Territory within the United States. Its principal place of business shall be in smid-Pinal'-County, but - its principal office shall fee? in the City of St. ' Louis, in the County of St. Louis and State of Missouri, at sraion latter office, meetings of the Directors of "this Company may be held, and all on straws retatfng to' the -affairs of this Company may 'Be eafriod on and transacted at said city of St. Louis, nd -all such business and transactions to 'hatethe same force and effect In law or equity as if held within the Territory sf Arizona. ARTICLE 1. The general nature of the business of 'this ' Corporation shall be the mining of gold, sli ver, copper, lead and other ores and minerals within the Territory of Arizona, or within any other State or Territory of the Cnitol States, and acquiring of water rights, mill sites, ani bn ing and selling. 3wmliijg an-1 leaxing of miesand -mineral bearing lands, water rights usd mill sites in the Territory of Arizona, or in any otaer State or Terrlto rv of the United States, and holding property therein, and to buy and sell, mine, mill. smelt, reduce and concentrate ores and min erals of whatsoever character and property, and to hold, use and sell water powers or water rights and sites thereof, and the lands necessary or useful therefor, and for-the In dustrie and habitations arising or growing out, or to arise r grow tip in connection with or about the same, and for the purpose of leasing, erecting, constructing, maintain ing, buying, selling, owning, using and oper ating mining and mill machinery, and all necessary buildings and accessories thereto, including the building and operation of roads, railroads, electric power and light ; plants, telegraph and telephone Jioea. ARTICLB . The eapltalatoek of this Corporation shall be one million dollars X $1,600,090), and shall - consist of one million shares JCUKW.Wt of the par value of one dollar (11X10) each, all of which Is fully paid up i consideration of the conveyanceto this company of certain lands and mines with the Improvements thereon. and all appurtenanoes thereunto belonging, by William P. Dunham, conveying to this corporation the following described real tate, mines and mineral claims as follows, to twit: The Tarantula lode claim, being the nnrtheast extension of the Walter Scott lode claim in the Mineral Creek Mining Dis trict, and the Kichards lode claim, lying par allel with and joining Tarantula lode claim on its (tbe Taran.ula) east side line, and the Denver lode claim, lying parallel with and joining the Richards lode claim on its (the Richards) east line, in the above named mining district In the County of Pinal and Territory of Arizona. For a complete description of the above claims reference may be had to the books of record in the offline of the County Recorder in the County of Pinal and Territory of Ari zona, and which said deeds of conveyance are dated March IS, 1888. Each of such shares of ! the capital stock of this corporation shall represent one-millionth (1-1,000.000) part of the property now owned or hereafter ac quired by said corporation, and each share shall represent one vote in said company at :ay election hereafter held by said corpora tion. ARTICLE 4. This corporation shall begin business fros the date of Wing these articles In the office of the county records of Pinal County, In the Territory of Arizona, and shall terminate twenty-five years from the date of this Cor poration. ARTICLB I. The affairs of this Corporation are to be and they shall be conducted by a board of directors or trustees, consisting of seven persons (7). of whom one shall be President, one Vice-President, one Treasurer and one Secretary, but the offices of Secretary and Treasurer may be held by the same per aon, properly qualified. The President, Vice-President and Treasurer shall be Trus tees. To be eligible to such offices, each of said officers must be the owner, as shown by the books of this Corporation, of at least .hare of the capital stock of this Cor poration, and said officers shall be elected annually by stockholders of this corpora on at tha said city of St. Louis, Missouri, or at such other time and place as may here after be prescribed by the By-Laws of this "Corporation, and shall hold such offices untH "their successors are duly elected and quali fied. The following named persons who are stockholders of this company, shall -constitute the Board of Directors of this Corpora tion until the third Tuesday in March, 189. and until their successors are e'eeted and qualified, to-wit: E.T. Phillips, J. A. Hud son, John H. Flnnegan, -3as. Whits, W. P. Dunham, H. P. Nelson nH W.:E.Hlson, W cancies in the board -of directors aaall he r.lle.l by the remaining mem!r of the board, a.irl thesnid Uichnr l F. PhiUint shall I fee President, and said John A. HaiWn Vice- 'rresldc-ut, and tie said Jou H. Flnnegan Soer'taryatid Trctsurer.for tite termendlug on the third Tuesday in Murct, at 12 o'clock, noon f said day, am' unti! thfir siicci'ssora are elfoted ami quabttiwl, ana any vacancy, eatmd by rei;;i.rtien, death cr removal of either or any of said officers, shall be filled by the board of trustees at their general office at the city of St. Louis, Missouri. ARTICLE 8. ; The highest amount of tadeBtoabes or ' liability to which the Corporation 'is at any 'time to subject itself faFtmrsum of one -hum- dred thousand dollars $100,000). ARTICLB J. The stock of this Corporation sha& be non assessable and the private property of the stockholders of this company Aall be ex empt from liability for any -ana all debts of this Corporation. ARTICLE . These articles of incorporation may be amended at any tlme'h"y a majority vote of tbe board of directors, and whenever amended the amendments, shall be signed by the President and Secretary of the Corpora tion and shall be acknowledged by them and recorded and published as required by law. Witness our hands and seals this fifteenth day of Mac, 1693. ISeat RICHARD F. PHILLIPS. ISeal JNO. A. HUDSON. USeal J. H. FLNNEGAN. STATE OF MISSOURI, City o St. Louis, ' 68. Before me, Laurence N. TanHook. a Notary Public in and for St. Louis City, Missouri. personally appeared WLuuil H. 1'ni.Uip. Jno. A. Hudson and J, H, Flmtetfau, i-prmm- aily known to me to be the s:nn pcr-ions whose names are tiuljeeribed to tire annexed instrument, and each individual acknowl edged that he siirned and executed the same for the purpose and const'Wiitmn therein Rot forth. Given under my hand and notarial seal this fifteenth day of March, 1898. My com- isslon expires March 26tb. 1901. ISeolJ LAURENCE N. TANHOOK. Notary Public. City of St. Louis, Mo. TERRITORY OF ARIZONA, ies. I, F. A. Chamberlin, Recorder In and for the county and territory aforesaid, do here by certify that the above and foregoing Arti cles of Incorporation of the "Tarantula Gold Mining Company" were filed for reoord in this office on the 23rd day of March. A. D, 1896, at 9 o'clock a. m., and recorded in Book No. 1 of Articles of Incorporation at page 141. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my band and official seal this 24th day of March, A. D., 1898. Seal F. A. CHAMBERLIN. Recorder. Content Notice. UNITED STATES LAND OFFICE, I Tucson, Arizona, J an. 22, 1898. 1 rOMPLAINT HAVING BEEN ENTERED at this office by Henry Beaver.of Arisola, Pinal County, Arizona, against heirs and representatives of Wm. McQueen, deeeat for failure to comply with t'io law as to Home!eod entry No. 1S01, dated March 21st, 1SW, upon the northeast quarter !NEU) set-lion 25, township B south, ranee 6 east. In Pinal County, Arizona, with a view to the cancellation of said entry ; contestant aliag- inu that the said heirs and representatives of Wm. McQueen, dnceosed, havo wholly abandoned r aid tract, and changed their residence therefrom, for more then six months, since making said entry, and next prior to the date herein -.that said tract is not settled upon and cultivated by said party as required by law. The contestant having filed affidavit in this office on the 20th day of October, 1897' setting forth the fact that after using due diligence he is unable to get personal service upon the eontestee and ask that said service may be had by publication in the Flobexcb Taisuxa. s paper published at Florence Pinal county, Arizona, the same la hereby granted, and the said parties are- hereby summoned to appear at the office of D. Stevens, Clerk of District Court at Florence. Pinal County, Arizona, on tbe 4th day of March 1898, at 10 o'clock a. m to respond and furnish testimony concerning said alleged failure. Hearing before Register and Receiver V S. Land Office, at Tucson, Arizona, on the Uth day of March, 1898, at 2 o'clock p. m. EDW.R.M0NK, j29 Receiver, NOTICE. On and after December 1st, 1896, all meat bought in my shop must be paid for at time of delivery. I am compelled to make this order for self-protection, d5-tf G. E, ANBuXO. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS . Official Proceedings. Office Board of Supervisors, ) Florence, Ariz., March 15, 1893.) 'The board met pursuant to adjourn ment. iPresetft John Miller, chairman; J. TT. 3!rown, rat'iober; Bud T. A Chaarberlin, rjlcrk. The minutes -of meeting held Feb ruary lath,, 1S98, were read and ap proved. T'pfm daoUon the petition of residen's, Casa Hiraude suu Angola, relative to 'the opening of a county road, wag takes up and action deferred to April 4ti. Upon, motion the following demands wera audited and allowed out of ex pease fund, no warrants to issue; O. Powell, 44, lion scalp, as signed account of A. 8.' Neighbors $ 20 00 David Encinus, 45, repairing county hospital 125 00 Upon motion the tax collector was authorized to accept the delinquent taxes on the northeast quarter of the northwest quarter, and the northwest quarter ol the northeast quarter of section IS, township 4 south, range 10 east, 80 acres, for the years 1805 and 1896; less the penalty of 30 per cent. Upon motion the board adjourned to meet Monday April 4th, 1898. JOHN MILLER, F. A. CuAUBEiiLisr, Chairman. Clerk. Office Board of Supervisors. I Florence, Ariz., April 4, 1898.) Board met pursuant to adjournment. 1' resent John Miller, chairmanj J. II. Jiiown, member; t, VCook, mem ber, and V. A. Chamber'un, cltk. Proceedings of meeting beki March, 5th, read and approved. Chairman reported having ap proved bond of W. II. Lempker, road overseer, in the sum of (1,000, and bond of C. D. Reppy, county printing, in the sum of $300. Petition of residents of Aravaipa re lative to school, referred to county school superintendent. Upon motion the following demands were audited, allowed and ordered paid out of salary fund : H. .D. Cassiday, 21, assigned salary District Attorney, January and February, 1898 $ 208 33 . R. Brady, Jr., 32 salary Treasurer 1st quarter 1893. . . 300 00 . A. Chamberlin, 23, salary Recorder and deputy 1st quarter 18D8 400 00 E. Bouville, 24, salary janitor 1st quarter. 1398. 180 00 John Miller, 25, assigned, Supervisor 1st quarter 1898. . 85 00 G. F. Cook, 26, salary Super visor 1st quarter 1898 34 00 O. F. Cook, 27, salary Super visor 1st quarter 1898 89 00 J". H. Bro wn, 28, salary Super- risor 1st quarter 1808 20 0C J. H, Brown, 29, assigned, salary Supervisor 1st quarter 1898 65 00 V. P. David, 30, salary Sani tary Inspector, 1st quarter 1898 52 00 H. D. Cassiday, 31, salary Dis trict Attorney, March, 1898. . 104 17 L. C. Herr, 32, salary Probate Judge, 1st quarter 1898 75 00 Upon motion the following demands were audited and allowed out of ex pense fund, no warrants to issue on account of no funds : A. B. Wolven, 46, labor at jail . . $ 23 75 John S. Miller, 47, labor at jail 23 75 Chas. F. Bennett, 48, fees Jus tice of the Peace. . . . . , S 65 W. J, Bley, 49, labor, etc., County Hospital. 54 25 C. 6. Powell, 50, meals to prisoners 3168 H. H. McNeil & Co., 51, as- sesment roll, etc 67 28 J.W. Westfall, 52, Constable fees 7 55 Edward Baker, 53, labor on . jail 36 75 Jesus Aridres, 54, assigned, hauling sand 23 75 Upon motion board adjourned to met to-morrow. Approved. Attest: JOHN MILLER, F. A. Chamberijs, Chairman. Clerk. Office Board of Supervisors, Florence Ariz., April 5, 1898.) Board met pursuant to adjournment. Present John Miller, chairman ; J. II. llrown and U. K. Cook, members, F. A. Chamberlin, clerk. Proceedings of yesterday read; upon moi'on approved. Upou moiiiun the following demands were audited and allowed out of ex pense fund, no warrants to issue 00 account of no funds : A. Carlisle & Co., 55, minute book district court $ 16 50 E. W. Childs, 56, lion scalp, assigned account F. Casillas. E. W. Childs, 57, lion scalp assigned account N. Miranda. 20 00 20 00 C. G. Powell, 58, 3 lion scalps, assigned account A. S. Neigh bors eooo C. G. Powell, 59, lion scalp, as- assigned account, A. S. Neigh bors .... 20 00 C. F. Bennett, 60, moving sub jail at Casa Grande 50 00 Upon motion the following demands were audited and allowed out of con tingent fund: Laurette E. Coombs, 9, re porter district court $ 60 09 P. R. Brady, Jr., 10, cost of re mitting $9Q0t to territorial treasurer 2 70 H. D. Cassiday, 11, cash ex pended.. 9 65 Lorenzo laj-tioez, 12, water at Court Uajiisb. 1 10 3 80 HK D. Cassiday, 13, stamps Upon motion board adjourned to meet to-morrow, at 10 a. m. JOHN MILTiKE, F. A. CsuieBCBLiH, Chairman. Clerk. Office Boarb of Supervisors, Florence Ariz., April 6, 1898.) Board met pursuant to adjournment. Present John Miller, chairman; 3. H. Brown and G. F. Cook, members, and F. A. Chamberlin, clerk. Proceedings of yesterday read and approved. Upon motion demand 61 k C. E. Perkins, assigned account of M. M. Hickey, services as deputy sheriff, presented for $59. 2S, allowed for $52. Upon motion the clerk was instructed to order for the use of the clerk of the district court 500 Jury certificate blanks. Upon motion it was ordered that W. R. Stone be and he is hereby employed to represent Pinal County Jn a suit now pending entitled P. R. Brady, Jr., vs. Pinal county, at a compensation not to exceed $50. Report of August Kegel, Justice Peaeo, examined and ordered on Ere. Upon motion the following demands were audited and allowed on expense fund, no warrants to issue: W. II. Benson, Receiver, 62, water 'rent for court house and hospital grouuds, 1st quarter, 1898 $ 45 00 W. H. Benson, justice fees. . 13 23 D. C. Stevens, 64, service clerk district court 13 60 D. C. Stevens, 65, service court AA commissioner o vv James Mercer, 66, iaterpreter's fees, presented for $2.50, al lowed for. 2 00 August Kegel, 67, justice fees, presented for $11.65; allowed for...'. 65 G. M. Brockway, 68, care of eounty sick and poor.... ... 827 00 Demand of P. R. Brady, Jr., $25.17 cost of remitting money to territorial treasurer, was upon laotion rejected. Upon motion, demand thirty-three, J. W. Westfall, salary sanitary officer, first quarter '98, was allowed out of salary fund, for $52 00; Upon motion, the following demands were audited and allowed out of con tingent fund : 14. P. B, Brady, Jr., cash ex- pended $ 6 00 15. C. F. Bennett, lot purchased for county in Casa Grande. . 15 00 16, Shields & Price, merchan dise to indigents 103 35 Shields Sc. Price, merchan 17, dise to J. B. Arnett, road overseer 31 05 Upon motion, demand seven, T. H. Harris, blacksmith work, was allowed on road fund for $U.O0, nu warrant to issue. Upon motion, board adjuurned to mett to-morrow. Approved. Attest: JOHN MILLER. F. A. Chambkkijjt, Chairman, Clerk. Office Board of Supervisors, ) Floresce, Ariz., April 7, 1898.) The board met pursuant to adjourn ment. Present John Miller, chairman ; J. H. Brown and G. F. Cook, members ; H. D. Cassiday, district attorney, and F. A. Chamberlin, clerk. Proceedings of yesterday read and approved. The board and district attorney ex amined accounts and counted money in the county treasurer's office. The amount found in treasury was $11,596.41, as follows: Gold 16,015 00 Silver 45 65 Currency 61 00 Checks 1,390 00 Cancelled warrants. 851 25 Balance in bank. . . . . ... . 2,922 23 Cancelled coupons Notes 310 78 $11,596 41 The above amounts comprising the fallowing several funds: tieceral fund , $l,4o 23 Road fund 130 59 School fund.. 1910 70 Contingent fitnd 507 35 Teachers' Institute fund. ..... 2 28 Expense fund 798 93 Salary fund 1,804 33 County interest funding fund. 4,573 70 Redemption fund 5 07 Territorial interest World's Fair bond fund 3 59 Territorial redwaption insane' asylum bond fund. - 25 08 Maintenance Territorial Uni versity (1897) fund 35 82 Territorial general fund .. 269 07 Territorial interest funding fvuid...... 65 04 Territorial interest (1887) fund 24 28 Territorial Normal ech'l (1887) fund ... 25 08 Territorial University interest fund 19 95 Territorial school fund . 23 97 Territorial Normal school (1895) fund 30 37 Territorial insane asylum in terest fund ..... 79 82 Territorial home for' insane (1897) fund. 21 52 Territorial reform school fund 2 75 Territorial university (IS95) fund 1 C7 Territorial insane asylum im provement fund 3 84 Treasurer's commissons 97 39 $11,596 41 These amounts and their sum being found correct and in accordance with statement rendered by' treasurer for first quarter, 1898, the same was re turned to said treasurer and his re ceipt taken therefor. Use only one heap ing teaspoonful of Schilling's Best Bak ing Powder to a quart of flour. Yu must use two teaspoonfuls of other baking powder. Royal makes the food purs, wholesome and delicious. Absolute; furo WJtM. SMfTHS EOWlgS CO., WWf VOSK Upon motion board adjourned to meet to-morrow. Approved. JOHN MILLER, Chairman.' Attest ; P. A. Chamberlin, Clerk. Office Board of Supervisors, ) Florence, Ariz., April 8, 1898.) Board met pursuant t adjourn ment. Present John Miller, chairman; J.' H. Brown and G. F. Cook, members, and F. A. Chamberlin, clerk. Proceedings of yesterday read and approved. Application of C. F. Bennett for leave of absence for one week with per mission to go beyond the territory, was upon motion granted. Upon motion, the assessor is hereby , authorized to assess cattle in Pinal' county tot the current year of 1898, at the rate of $12 per head, subject to the advice of territorial board of equaliza tion. Upon motion, the following-demands" were audited and allowed out of ex-' pecse fund, no warrants to issue : 69. Jesus M. Quiiada. asfc'urne, fur-' Dishing team $ 15 00 Sh ields & Price, merchan dise to sheriff. 4 40 ' Shields & Price, eement.lin oleun, etc., furnished by order of board. 283 65? C. D. Reppy, job printing. . 97 00 F. G. Hardwick, hinges at court house gates 3 00- J. S. Whitlow, removing dead cow 1 50 F. W. Childs, coffin for pauper . 7 80 C. D. Reppy, publishiiiir 70. 71. 72. 73. 74,: 75. 6. proceedings and advertise-" ments 214 00 Upon motion, the following demand was audited aid allowed out of road" fund, no warrant to issue : 8, J. B. Arnett, services! as road overseer first quarter '98. ..$305 00 Upon motion, the following demands were audited and allowed out of salary' fund, no warrants to issue: 34. W. W. Wilson, jury certifi cate...... $2 20 35. G. A. l.rown, jury certifi cates.,., 6 30 Upon mot on, board adjourned tct meet to-morrow. Approved. JOHN MILLER, Chairman. Attest : F. A. Chamberlin, Clerk:- Fitz Lee's star is in the ascendancy.1" Present indications are that he wUl puU a senatorial toga out of that Cu ban business, and he may even do bet-" ter than that.-