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$a&$ Qto<Si^]&o&> VOL. III. NO.-i. PALO ALTO, CAL, WEDNESDAY,. NOVEMBER 17, 18117. WHOLE NO. 5il AN ASSEMBLY HALL. The Fraternal Hall Association Makes a Change ol Plans. Tll» Iriillillnf "niriiniUim nftho Pulii Alto'Fraternal Hall Association held a .meeting on Friday night, tii further consider the plans for the proposed building. Tho jiliins of Architect Newsnn nf San Fruuetseii were found most nearly to meet the requirements or the ussu- citition. It wus di'i-iil.'il. however, to increase tin- size of the building, and tu make the frontage. 75 feet, instead ■if Till feet., us first proposed. This will make it possible to have three 25*f<iot stores on the avenue. , ^ It was further arranged thut the plans should he so modified as to jier- utit of an Assembly hall on the second Boor, This hull will he 50x100 font und will Ik. pro viili-d with it stage und other ai*cessoru*s to make it desirable for an entertainment hall. It will be-located on the west side of the building und will lie accessible from un 8-Inot, stairway, ojhining from llryant stn-ot. Such a hull hus been tl ncci*ssity here und will afford a desirable place for ull society entertainments. The remalniiig25 feet will Is.* devoted j - lo fi-tU'riiiil hall pui'i«»ses. A commodious hull will tie. provided, with anterooms, closets, and a banquet room. It will lie arranged to meut the requirements of the various secret orgHiii'/.a-. lions of tlie town. ' The change in the plans for the building Is In keeping with the demands of the town, as an appropriate ussctn- hly hall is one of tlie things thut has long lieen needed here. The experiment of rural free mail delivery has been a pronounced success, Its possibilities having been particularly shown In Hits Caranbcll district) -in this county. *'It has proved,** says the Postmaster-General, "a potent factor in attaining wha^sliould be a chief aim nf the GovafciTmont, the granting of the best possible postal facilities to the farming class." It should be noted, however, that the pay for carriers is insufficient, and it should be increased Ut the curliest possible moment.—San Jose Mercury. A. V. Schubert, who has conducted a jewelry business hero for the past tour years, has discontinued his store to accept a desirable position in San Jose. Mr. Schubert hiis many friends here who regret his departure. A Choice Entertainment. The people of I'alo Alto turned out in force on Saturday night to attend the enlerlainnieiit given by tho Stanford 1 lire and Mandolin clubs. Nortree Hull was packed to repletion nnd the concert wus thoroughly enjoyed. The program was ojiencd with "Hear Old Stanford** (always popular) by the Glee Club. '-La Secret," by the Mandolin Club, followed and captured *,he audience. Each of the clubs gave a number of selections, all of which were excellent. Frank B. Riloy rendered a' number ol selections In his usual Inimitable style, and Joe Uoscborough tn his specialties was especially well received. The entire progrum was enjoyable, and every number was encored. Tho clubs expect to make a tour of Southern California during the holiday vacation, aud there can be no doubt that their outing will bean ovation.,' Stanford has occasion to he proud of Its musical organizations. . Methodist Church News, PALO ALTO AFFAIRS. A Record of the Doings of the Citizens of Palo Alto. The Palo Alto Whist Club will meet tonight at the home of Dr. Price. Charles Miller, one of tho pioneer residents of Pulo Alto, Is In town this week. He has been absent for two or three years. Frank Covey is- due to reach home today. He hus been to Cl< velund with a string of horses which were sold there ut auction. The students of the Pule Alto high school huve organized a literary society which will hold regular meetings during the remainder of the school year. Curtis Tobey, Junior, the Pulo Alto architect, has been awarded the contract for the plans and supervision of tho new almshouse to be erected in Sun Mutco county. The Knights of Pythias will organize a lodge here ou Saturday night of this week. ThcGrand Vice-Chancellor and tbe Grand Keeper of Records and Seals will he present to install the officers who shall be elected. Mrs- Spnlsbtirg and Miss Russ, of Santa Cruz have leased E. C. Monitor's cottage on Marguerite street, near Channing avenue, and will move here the first of next month. B. F. Hall, the pharmacist, has placed a bulletin board in front of his store. All Important telegraphic or telephonic information Is there recorded. Lucas has the agency for the John F. Myers coal oil heaters, sold at Sun Francisco prices. Tbe best heater on the market. Next Sunday morning Rev. L. M. j Burwell will give the second or his' series of sermons from the Book of I Job. Mrs. O. M. Johnston has consented j to take charge of the choir regularly,; beginning with next Sunday morning.! Mrs. Johnston is a graduate of the, New England Conservatory of Music! and Is in every way fitted for this jiosi- tion. Next Sunday, evening's service will be given under the auspices of the Epworth League. Tho president, L. L. Loofburrow, will preside and will give a short address. Other short addresses will be givon by F. G. Sanderson und Miss H. M. *Mucgillivray. -Some special music will also Is* provided. At a recent meeting of tho Sunday School Board a committee was appointed consisting of Miss Blanche Byxbee. Miss Grace Hoon and the pastor of the Church, to make arrangements for tho Children's Christmas entertainment. A Fine Home Cheap. Buy a borne of your own Instead of thinking of your landlord and his regular monthly visits. Take, a look at that now two-story cottage recently built by Mr. Timothy Hopkins, in block A, or call at my office; I shall be very glad to show you the same. I am authorized to offer this cottage at a very reasonable figure indeed, with terms within the reach of any one who is working even for a small salary. A small payment down,- and something like S20 per .month on the deferred payments. The object is to build in this locality some pretty, at*^ tractive homes. Give us a call, or drop me a line, and I will give all the Information necessary. J. J. Morris, Palo Alto, or 630 Market street, San Francisco. Money to Loan. On Palo Alto real estate security; current rates of interest. Apply to Joseph Hutchinson, Palo Alto, or Mills building, San Francisco. Frank K. Morritt, manager of the Pulo Alto Stock Farm, Informs us thut thirty-one yearling thoroughbrads will lie shipped from tho farm today to San Francisco, to lie sold ut unction by Killlp & Co. Mrs. Cornelia Place, one of tho teachers In the San Jose Normal School, spent Sunday in Palo Alto with tho family of Mrs. Ford. Mrs. Place is well known hero, having been In tho University last year. Misses May Corcoran, Lena YV filer and Kate Sterno of Mariposa arrived thlB week on u visit to the family of Frunk Kasson. Miss Sterne will remain here and will enter the University for the next semester. T. B. Downing is erectiuga six-room cottage on Homer avenue just west of Cowper street. It will lie occupied by thBIJaTentSOf Miss Hudson,- a- teacher in the public schools, who will move here from Fresno. Henry Downing has charge of the work. Since the Trinity church building at Menlo Park has been moved to u more central locution regular Sunday evening services ure lieing held with a much increased attendance. Rev. E. L. Parsons, the rector, has greatly Increased the 10161.681 in church matters. A. S. Ferguson & Co. have bought 50x100 feet at the corner of Emerson street and University avenue. It Is the purpose of the firm eventually to erect-a brick Building ou the property, but this will not be dono at present. This lot is one of the most desirable vacant lots in town. A si«cial Thanksgiving number of tne Sequoia will be Issued on Wednesday, tbe 24th. It will contain, among various special features, a full-page cut of the Varsity football team, and there will bea.numberofjirizostories. This number of tho Sequoia will be an especially meritorious ono. , On/Friday night Watchmun Duns- more arrested a suspect who gave his name as John Harrison, although he has a number of aliases. He was tried before Justice Van Huron at Mayfield and sentenced to ten days in thecounty jail. He has boen proven to be an ex- convict and a common thief. Our officers are to bo commended for apprehending such dangerous characters. Stanford University News. MISCELLANEOUS. The present registration is 1125. . There was no regular weekly lecture given last night. The women of the University have reopened their waiting room near the bookstore. Signs have at last been placed on two paths leading from Palo Alto to the University. The senior footbull team met yester duy to elect a new captain for the rest of the year. Dr. Kriehn's fourth lecture will be given in the chapel tomorrow night Ob .•Florence the Beautiful." Tbe sermon last Sunday looming wus preached by Dr. O. L. Elliott on tho subject, "Tempted of God." Now hooks have lieen provided for the chapel hy the University Chapel Union. Tho name of the new book Is "In Excelsls." The freshman class has levied un as* sessmeent of fifty cents on each of Its memliers for the purpose of giving the freshman glee. The young ladies of Sal unlay Night Club will be entertained next Saturday night by Euphronia, one of the men's debating societies. i'he young ladles of the University will probably issue the lust number ol the Daily I'ulo Alto which appears before the Christinas vacation. - The senior football team has challenged any other class team in the University to meet It on the gridiron after Thanksgiving. The challenge will probably be taken by the sophomores. The two commit teesou intercollegiate arbitration met in San Francisco lust Suturday and agreed that In future ull lutercollegiute disputes should tie de* .oideiLJiy a._nun_-jiartlsan committee chosen by the University club of San Fi'itncisco, THK THANKSOIVJNO GAME. The price of tickets to the bleachers ut the big came this year will be 81.50. 4'ciici-ul admission to the side-lines Will ho mi. The bund has been appearing on the bleachers this week to encourage the football players. About thirty mem- bet's of the band will go to the gume tti dispense Stanford music. The football team will leave for Congress Springs on Friday morning ot ' this week. A grand rally will be held In the chapel the night before tbo.men leave the campus. President Morgan of the student body lias appointed the following committee to take charge of tho Stanford "rooting" at the big game: S. G. Bailie, W: H, Irwin, C. M. Bradley and Carl T. Hayden. To encourage the production of good yells to offset the "jostles" Berkeley has In store for Stanford, two tickets to the Thanksgiving game are offered for the host yell submitted for the use of the Stanford rooters. Stanford's over-confidence has suffered something of a re-action since the defeat of the Varsity football team In the game with. Reliance tn the city last Saturday. The men will do some careful work from now until they meet their opponents on the field a week from tomorrow morning.
|Title||Palo Alto Live Oak 1897 November 17|
|Date of Publication||1897-11-17|
|Number of pages||6|
|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|