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•» Oa^_^J&_v_V. VOL, VI. NO. 25. PALO ALTO, CAL., FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13, 1899. WHOLE NO. 155 Town Trustees. |0_l-lalPubll_allon.| The Board of Trustees of tbe Town of Palo Alto met In regular session Saturday night. Trustee Marx wan absent. The minutes of the last two moollngs were read aod approved after noting that the slot machine mailer had been referred to the ordinance com- mlltoo. Tbe report of the treasurer was presented showing balances in the various funds as follows for the quarter ending .-■toiler 1: GENERAL POND. Balance July 1 $9273 54 Receipts • - 198 08 Expenditures $..7WI 30 Balanoe on hand 3705 32 ..471 112 .1)471 li. water works (Oiieraiing Fund). Balance Julv I 11328 93 Receipts . - 1-03 15 Expenditures $2232 40 Balance on hand 757 68 82990 08 $2990 08 CONBTBUCTION FUND. .'•Deficit July 1 $1699 98 Expenditures 323 14 l). licit Oct. I $2023 10 $20-3 10 $2023 10 Bal. in General Fund $3705 32 Bal. In Water Fund 757 118 Deficit In Const..-. $202,3 10 Net balance on hand 2439 90 $44-1 00 *44ii.'l 00 . The finance committee approved the following bills and on motion warratits wore ordered drawn for the respective amounts: o. R. Parkinson, Anight * s (Itinera! .'Ittotrio Co..n—se 9 90 Thou. Barker, labor * 00 i'tmi'11 & Deau, shaviuK- 8 00 II. v.. Simklns, .alary.. l*>-0 Mlllnr.RlraisiSixjtt.meler IS Nl T. II. Swain, labor -36 00 I "rune 0<i . mils- -4 63 .It-Bhaw. Ilulkl. y _ Co.. repairs 33 00 K. Gibson. Kravel 160 «. D. I—nsn—re, labor 8 I— F. L. Worrall.fuel - _ The cnairman reported that a new contract with the General Elect, io Co- had been duly executed by the proper town officers as authorized by the board The ordinance committee roported Ordinance No. 58, for the suppression of slut machines, and it was passed by unanimous vote and ordered published iu the l.ivk Oak. G. E. I.ucas addressed the hoard on the subject of violations of town plumbing rules, claiming that the ordinance was being violated. He was requested to file specific charges of such violation and tbe offenders would be prosecuted Trustee Mosher reported tbat water and sewer pipe were needed on High struct in block 3 and he was authorized to get bids for the same. The following new bills were referred to the finance committee; Powell . Hit,, aliarlnxs $ __ no j P. Parkinson,slabs 3—00 IV .11 Orl-wok- labor is ui <i. A. lira-ley, labor too E. u_*nn. iravel i. T. H. Swain, labor 64 00 A. -toLsoblau, labor M 60 W. Sanor. salary in Hill, labor. It. Werry. dr-yaice.. Public School Notice. To Parents and Friends of the Public School. Tuesday, October 17th, will be Parent's Day at the grammar school. Visitors are cordially invited at all times, but parents do not come often, especially to the upper grade rooms. Wo have decided to set a day in whioh you are urged to come and get an idea of how tbe various rooms are conducted. There will not be special exercises in any of the rooms as the teachers are expected to follow their regular programs. The teachers are not expected to entertain you personally as they will bave enough to do. There will be ushers provided in all of the rooms who will show you to chairs and please feel free to go into any of the rooms at any time. We shall simply have open house all day. However, during the forenoon is the best time to visit a school room. Please come and see us. Respectfully, A. Morris Fosdick, Principal. Lullabies. Every seat In Fraternity ball was filled on Saturday afternoou to listen to the interesting program of lullabies that had been prepared for the occasion, and the fund fur Juvenile Literature for tho Library is something over forty dollars better oft* in consequence. Great credit is due to tbe ladies who are working so faithfully and energetically in the interest of the library, but equal credit is due to the public In general for tbe ready response that they make to every demand for its support: their devotion was never put to a greater test than by the beat of Saturday, and yet everyone from the presi- dent's wife to the baby-io-arms responded to tbe latest call to aid the library, despite the unfavorable condition of the weather. Thanks are*-ue everyone who took part In the program, but especially to Mrs. G. II. Wright, Mrs. L. V. Jagger and Messrs. Little and Wright who are constantly giving tbeir most valuable services for every public entertainment In Palo Alto. A Musical Evening. Ilen.haw lluIkeley. n-tlse Fun. LlKbtCo..tlgbl* «. R. Allen, all Sunset Tel., rent I.. Ualil, repairs 3 Wl 1 'M 17 — I — _4 IU I - 3 -5 • 00 O. R. Parkinson, sewer bonds —00 O- salary W SO fri-lllh- 6- Tbe Board then adjourned After adjournment of the boai-d trustee Mosher opened bids on Addison avenue sewer. The bid of G. K. Lucas was the lowest, at 38 cente per foot for six-Inch sewer, and he was awarded the contract. Drowning ol Will A. Snow. Tomorrow, Saturday night, October 14th, a musical evening of unusual interest will be given at Nortree hall, under the able direction of Mrs. L. V. Jagger. Besides several of our best local musicians, an accomplished vocalist new to Palo Alto audiences will appear— Mrs. Kirk patrlck, formerly associated with Madam Nordiua. The violin-cello playing of Mr. William Wertsch is also sure to be a rare musical treat; and Miss Morgan's violin will lend its beautiful tone in several ensemble iiumliers. The evening will conclude with the presentation of "The Old Melodeon," a charming musical sketch. It is to be hoped tbat a crowded audience will assemble to enjoy an excellent program. Admission 25 cents. W. A. Cannon is engaged in a aeries of temperature experin—nts covering the region between here and tbe coast. Will A. Snow, a son of Dr. F. H. Snow, chancellor of the University of Kansas, was drowned In San Francisco bay off Black Point about sight o'clock Tuesday evening while trying to board the transport Tartar tbat brought in the Kansas volunteers. Ue was marine reporter on tbe Chronicle and was a close personal friend of General Fun- ston and Col. Metcalf of tbe Twentieth Kansas. Scow came to California a year ago last winter to be Instructor in Entomology at Stanford University during tbe absence of Prof. Vernon Kellogg. He was twenty-nine years old and a member of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity and was very popular with Its members at both Stanford and Berkeley. * Death ol John Boyce. Mr. John Boyce died Sunday afternoon after a long illness with dropsy at the home of bis daughter Mrs. Annie B. Williams near the Methodist church. Mr. Boyce came to Palo Alto a little over a year ago but owing to his advanced age he has been confined to tbe house the greater part of the time. He was born in Kent county, England, 76 years and six months ago, and leaves a family of seven children, a son and daughter In England, three sons In Utica, N, Y., one daughter in Reno, Nevada, and Mrs. Williams here. The funeral was held at the residence Tuesday forenoon, 1—V. L. M. Burwell officiating, and tbe Interment was in the Union cemetery at Redwood City. Methodist Church Items. The Ladles Aid Society has elected the following officers for the ensuing terjn: President—Mrs. Hanna Knodle. Vice President—Mrs. J. J. Morris. Secretary—Mrs. M. Williams. Treasurer—Mrs. J. A. Wells. The quarterly rally of the Epworth Leagues of Santa Clara county will be held at College Park on Saturday, October 14. All Leaguers are cordially invited to be present. Palo Alto is to be represented on the program by Rev. Burwell, who will speak on "-bite- field and Calvanistic Methodism." Mrs. C. A. Farnurm, of Lompoc, last Wednesday visited tier son Ed, who belongs to the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity. She is a Past Grand Matron and is attending the yearly session of the Grand Chapter. Order of the Eastern Star. The Transvaal war reminds us that we have in Palo Alto, in the porson of the venerable Bishop Taylor, a resident who Is thoroughly familiar with South Africa and personally acquainted with Oom Paul Kruger. Walter A. Clark, of Mountain View, has sold thirty-live acres of tile Mesa tract to Joseph GosHett of Palo Alto for $3500 and also thirty acres of tbe Newhall It Wise tract to Prof.O.P.Jeo- kins for $.'-100. The Y. M C. A. building in San Jose has beeu purchased at sheriff', sale tor $15,000 by the spiritualists for a Temple of Spiritualism. Tht Presbytery. The.Presbytery of San Jose wilt hold the fall meeting at tbe Presbyterian church here next Tuesday and Wednesday, . TUESDAY EVENING. Public worship,with sermon, by Re.. A. Aiken. Subject, "Christ tbe Supreme Witness to Truth." Election of Moderator and temporary Clerks. WEDNE8DAY MORNING. Devotional service for half an tour, lead by Rev. Mr. Lowry. Reports of permanent committees. WEDNE8DAY EVENING. Popular meeting for Missions. Rev. E. L. Rich, presiding. Short addresses on the following topics: "Home Missions," Rev, W. M. Her-tnan, D. D.: "Our Young People and Missions," Rev. E.B. Hayes: "Our Boards Out of Debt," Rev. J. W. Dins- more, D. D. While all tbe meetings of tbe Presbytery are open to all, tbe evening sessions wiM'he of special Interest to the people. The sermon by Rev. Alexander Aiken of Santa Cruz, will be especially Interesting to the students and our young people. The reports of the commissioners to the last Assembly given on Wednesday afternoon should be heard by all. The delegates were Revs. Dr. Conn and Dine—ore, and Prof. Walter Miller and Mr. Twist as laymen. Dr. Little has charge of the music for both evening services. Committee on program. Rev. J. W. Graykill, Prof. Walter Mii.i.er. Local News Catalogues for 5 cents at tbe public library. It is a slow week when a new bouse is not projected in our growing town. There is some talk of testing the legality of tbe slot machine ordinance. Gus Laumelster has just secured tbe contract to build a $2500 house In Pieasanton. - - - Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Cook, of Arroyo Grande, will spend Sunday with Mrs. and Miss Abbott. Tothe considerable nurahtrof Odd Fellows in Palo Alto we suggest the formation of a lodge here. Wait to buy your Christmas dolls until you see the 20O that will he on sale here at the lowest prices un IK-cein- ber 12th. Christian Science J_rv(ces will he held as usual next Sunday morning at II o'clock. In Fraternity hall. Subject: "Pronation After Death.'" Mrs. .1. W. Mitchell has presented lo the public library "A Guest at the Ludlow** by Bill Nye and "Robert Burns and Mrs. IHiulop"" in two volumes- An over-crowded chapel greeted Pre—dent Wheeler of Berkeley at .'t:.10 Tu——ay afternoon. He was Is—ah_rd- ed with a succession of Stanford and Berkeley yells. Everyi-ve is glad of tbe good fortune of our sister university in securing the servi,—, of llr Wheeler but we. ourselves, are more fortunate in having Jvrdau.
|Title||Palo Alto Live Oak 1899 October 13|
|Date of Publication||1899-10-13|
|Number of pages||8|
|Place of Publication||Palo Alto, Calif.|
|Publisher||Frank Kasson, Frances A. Kasson|
|Source||Microfilm collection in Rinconada Library|
|Coverage||Palo Alto, Calif.|
|Rights||Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use.|
|Publication Title||Palo Alto Live Oak|
|Transcript||•» Oa^_^J&_v_V. VOL, VI. NO. 25. PALO ALTO, CAL., FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13, 1899. WHOLE NO. 155 Town Trustees. |0_l-lalPubll_allon.| The Board of Trustees of tbe Town of Palo Alto met In regular session Saturday night. Trustee Marx wan absent. The minutes of the last two moollngs were read aod approved after noting that the slot machine mailer had been referred to the ordinance com- mlltoo. Tbe report of the treasurer was presented showing balances in the various funds as follows for the quarter ending .-■toiler 1: GENERAL POND. Balance July 1 $9273 54 Receipts • - 198 08 Expenditures $..7WI 30 Balanoe on hand 3705 32 ..471 112 .1)471 li. water works (Oiieraiing Fund). Balance Julv I 11328 93 Receipts . - 1-03 15 Expenditures $2232 40 Balance on hand 757 68 82990 08 $2990 08 CONBTBUCTION FUND. .'•Deficit July 1 $1699 98 Expenditures 323 14 l). licit Oct. I $2023 10 $20-3 10 $2023 10 Bal. in General Fund $3705 32 Bal. In Water Fund 757 118 Deficit In Const..-. $202,3 10 Net balance on hand 2439 90 $44-1 00 *44ii.'l 00 . The finance committee approved the following bills and on motion warratits wore ordered drawn for the respective amounts: o. R. Parkinson, Anight * s (Itinera! .'Ittotrio Co..n—se 9 90 Thou. Barker, labor * 00 i'tmi'11 & Deau, shaviuK- 8 00 II. v.. Simklns, .alary.. l*>-0 Mlllnr.RlraisiSixjtt.meler IS Nl T. II. Swain, labor -36 00 I "rune 0|