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VOL. IV. NO. 36. PALO ALTO. CAL.. FRIDAY. OCTOBKR 21. lrSWS. WHOLE NO. 104 POLITICAL KCTHtCS. A Ratwfeiieaa Rally an Saturday Kijtit.-- THe Democrats Kara on Tuesday M(M. » The republican catididatesfor county offices held a meeting at Nortree hall <m Saturday night. The meeting was held under tbe direction of tbe Republican Club, and Marshall Black tiffiui- atoil as chairman. The first half of the meeting was devoted to brief greetings from the county candidates, all of whom wure present, with two or three exceptions. Among these was Henry Clay Fuber, uf Palo Alto, whose appearance was greeted with applause. He made a briel but interesting address, in the course of which he thanked our.townsmen for their cordial reception. Bert A. Herrlogton. candidate for reelection to the office of ilistrlrt attorney, made a brinf address, which was well received. R. U. Dyer, local nomi- h>-<- for justice, and J. S, *irider noini- uee for constable. e;ieh said a is*rtincnt word of greeting. t'liHt-Ies M. Shorli-idg.-. nominee ftir state Senator from this district, was then anmiunoed as the oraUir of tlie evening.- Mr. Shortridgc is a unique speaker and mad** a characteristic address. He talked of various things and mixed up his remarks with a curtain amount of humor. The address was filled witb allusions rather than statements of taut, and .was enjoyed as something out of the ordinary. The mooting was well attended and called out a good degree of enthusiasm. Excellent music was furnish.-d by the Palo Alto band. On Tuesday night the Democrats held a rally at Nortree hall, with the various candidates In attendance. Tbe music was by the Palo Alto band. Charles E. Schwartz presided and introduced the Htm. Wm. Craig as the first speaker. Mr. Craig is tbe Democratic candidate lor Congress for this district in opposition to Hon. E. F. Loud. Mr. Craig mtiile a most Interesting address in which he gave a history of the credit strengthening act and of the Central Pacific railroad from its inception to the present time. He contended that tbe motto of Democracy was equal rights to all. while that of the Republicans was special privileges to tho few. He paid a glowing tribute to James O. Maguire. and contended that the best interest of the imople would he subserved by voting the DnmiMiratHt ticket. Mr. Craig Is a pleasant and forcible speaker and made a most excellent Impresslim by his masterly - address. We . ho|s- t« hear him again hef«>re the close of the campaign. The next speaker was A. H. Sussallo of Stanfordthe talked eloquently or the ticket at large* tor a time and then directed his remarks to the contest for superintendent of stibools. He showed that L. I. Chlpuian, who has held the office fur twenty years, is acknowledged to be one of tbe foremost educators of the State, and Ma high standing waa demons traUsi by bis election aa president of the State Teachers' As- eoeiatloa. He said that the opposition candidate waa first registered in this county on Match 7, 1806, and asked if tbe voters were willing to take an inexperienced man in preference to or.e who has done much for the county schools. Ho said that he did not question Mr, Fabor's hdnedty of purpose, but that in view of tbe fact the gang was attempting to cbnlrol the. schools of the county, any honest man must he condemned for lending bis name to uphold so corrupt an organization. J. H. Campliell, candidate fur district attorney, followed In an interesting talk In county politics, and also spoke briefly of the various candidates. L. A. Spitzer gave a hrlel address, and than Hon. F. i). Brown, nominee for Stale Senator, apiteared for a brief talk. Mr. Brown la a most able gtmtle- nian and is certttitl to he elected, Charles K. Wathey. The sudden death of Charles K. Wuthcy on last Friday afternoon was a shock to the many friends of the young man. Mr. Wathey came here from Butte. MoulairU. in IHtm. to enter the t'ntvei-sily, his major study iM-ing electrical engineering. He was u thtirough student- an.! Wits highly complimented lor his work. Mr. Wathey hail been In delicate health for some years,' ami wasasulfer- er from rheumatism. For the jiast four yeare he had beeu afflicted with heart trouble, which was the direct .rause of bis death. flle was twenty jeai-s in" age. At the liegiuuing of the present semester his mot her, two younger brothers and u sister moved here from Montana. Bis Talher~atid tr brother arrived on Tuesday morning, and the funeral was conducted by Prof. A. B. Show at 1 o'clock on that day, 'the interment being in tbe arboretum cemetery. Charles Wathey was a model young man and while ol a quiet disposition; made friends of all with whom became in contact. An earnest student, a pleasant companion, a youth of bright promise and high ideals, there.are many here who mourn his untimely death. The sympathy of all is extended to .the bereaved family in this time of grief. Death of H. L. Howse. H. L. Howse, whose borne is on Lytton avenue in Palo Alto and who conducted a hardware aud tinning business in San Francisco,died suddenly in the latter city last Tuesday night. He had been painting tho roof or his bouse and became overheated it is supitosed. It was not known that he was ill and he died while asleep. Deceased was 5* years .old. He leaves a widow, two sons and two daughters. He was one of the pioneer settlers in Palo Alto. The funeral services were held at the Maconic cemetery in the city at ID o'ekstk today. Brown - Holly. A quiet wedding txtcurred Wediws- day noon, by which Charles J. Brown and Miss Lillian Holly became man anil wife, Rev. L. M. Burwell officiating. Miss Holly bT a daughter of our well-known citizens, Mr. and Mrs. O. W. Holly, and iaayotmgjady wlioises- peotally popular .in the social circles of Palo Alto. The groom is well aud favorably known here aa a most worthy young man- The Live Oak unites witb tbe many friend* of the newly married couple In wishing then abundant happiness and prosperity. TRUSTEES' MEETmC. Canvass of Election Bond Vott—The Bonds Issued and Sold—Bid. Asked. The Board of Trustees met pursuant to adjournment at eight o'clock Tuesday evening. All the members were present. Reading ol minutes was deferred. The affidavit of the publishers or tbe Times a-as presented, attesting tbe publication of Ordinance No. 46 and the notice of special election as required by law. A resolution approving the proof of publication was unanimously adopted. Tbe hoard then proceeded to canvass the returns of the special election with the foiUiwiog result: Precinct-No. I No. 2 Total ti'.i 111 1W1 4 irdinain-e No. 4 K. being an ordinance declaring the result of! tlie election in accordance with t he ajiove i-esult, was introduced and passed iiy "unanimous vote. .. r OrdiuaiHS- No. 4H. Iieing an ordinance issuing *44t.ni.lt sower bonds according to the terms or Ordinance Nti. 411 anil its authorized tiy the voters at said spr,-iitl election was then introduced and passed by unauimotis vote. The chairman siatc<l that all the proceedings up to and iucludlog this last ordinance, had lieeu examined and approved by the hond attorneys and that about 500 postal can) notice* had lieen mailed to bond brokers throughout the country with the result that tlie highest and best bid received was from Messrs. E. II. Rollins & Co. of Boston and San Francisco who bid *41,_.t4I and accrued interest for the -40,1)00 issue and be recommended that said bid be accepted. Accordingly a resolution was unanimously adopted awarding the bonds to K. H. Rollins & Co. at the price stated and the'money will be iu the town treasury within thirty days. The chairman stated that the county sit|K_rvis4irs had granted a franchise to lay the outfall sewer along the Kinber- cadero provided said pipe is not laid above the ground, and that the town had purchased tbe right of way across the slough for *360. The' chairman stated that he had written to Engineer Moore for advice as to whether it would he ad viaablo to enter itnimsllately into the contract with Williams A- Reiser for the work or to readvortise for bids and that M.Mire had expressed the opinion that nothing would be saved and valuable time lost by re-ad remising lor bids. However Trustees Marx aud Mosher made ttie point that at the time the bids were made the money wus not in sight and this fact would affect the bids and ihey strong!) advised re-advertising. This view of the case prevailed and on motion the clerk was authorized to return the tthecka ol Williams & Belser, and Trust.*. Marx and Engineer Moore we re an th urlzed to re-advertise for bids. " On motion It was ordered that when the Board ad journs It adjourn to Saturday evening next. The finance committee uppnivol the following bills and on motion warrants were ordered issued as soma as money is available to (my them: Morgan Iron & Steel Co. *4» 4W W. T. Hboads. map 10 00 Powell & Dean, cartage • 32.00 ) ,1. F. Parkinson, nidae - 41 15 W. Sanor. salary - - 85 00 M. P. Madison, labor - 13 75 H. W. Simkins, expense • « 30 F. Kasson. printing - 14 00 . W. W. Truesdale, salary - 135 00 T. H. Swain, labor - - 18 00 The treasurer reported a balance of «385 on band. The following new hills were referred to tbe finance committee. Powell A Dean, cartage - - • 9 00 Tel. Co., rent - - 1 50 P. L. Co., lights ... 24 (Si S. Potter, typewriting - 15 50 Miller. Sloss & Scott, meter - 13 60 G. H. Allen, oil • 14 00 Times, advertising - 232 10 G. D. Duosmore, labor - 8 Oil The Board then adjourned. Sunday School Convention. The Sunday School. Convention of the Palo Alto District will be held in Palo Alto next Tuesday, .October 25th. The morning and afternoon sessions will he held iai the Presbyterian church and the evening session in tbe Methodist church. Earl S. Bingham, the State Field Worker and Secretary, will he in attendance. The morning session will be held frimt 10 till 12 o'clock, the afternoon session from 1 :30 to 5 and the evening session from 7:;tti to u;)5. Interesting papers and discussions will be presented. All the Sunday Schools in Palo Alto are asked to send as large delegations as possible. The public are cordially invited Hi all these sessions. Methodist Church Items. The Ladles'Aid Society had a most delightful social guthoring ai the home ol Mrs. Wells on Tuesday last. After an informal social time. Mr. Burwell spoke on "Jenny Ltnd, the Swedish >- Nightingale.'" Miss Florence Morse - and Mrs. c. K. Bartholomew sang a duet. Refreshments wen- then served. The society will inject every two weeks hereafter and one meeting every month will assume the character of the one just mentioned. Next Sunday Mr. Burwell will occupy the pulpit of the Plymouth Congregational church in San Francisco of which Dr F. B. Cberingtou is pastor. The pulpit or the M. E. ■ Church here will he supplied by Rev. Ceo. A. Miller, whose ministrations were so greatly enjoyed unc Sunday when I he pastor was at eonfeeeiu*- Presbyterian Church Items. Ihm't fail to hoar Pro.. Pease's noted l.s-tnre tonight. The pastor Will preach a sermon at tbe morning hour next Sabbath. i.o "Old People." Tb> evening serviou will lie In charge of the young [stoplc's society, aud will be an echo-meeting from the San Jose V. P. S. K. convention. Tbe Christian-Endeavor society will give a novel entertainment * vtots.r 28. tlie new -am-rin^itr ••!.>_■.... -4am s„.| Columbia in new attire." Voting [ssiple wilt he array,*! in the costumes of tbe natives of Cuba. Porto Rico, the Phili- pines and Hawaii, with songs, rucitita- tions and refreshments from these new oouutrlel. ....
|Title||Palo Alto Live Oak 1898 October 21|
|Date of Publication||1898-10-21|
|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|
VOL. IV. NO. 36.
PALO ALTO. CAL.. FRIDAY. OCTOBKR 21. lrSWS.
WHOLE NO. 104
A Ratwfeiieaa Rally an Saturday Kijtit.--
THe Democrats Kara on Tuesday M(M.
The republican catididatesfor county
offices held a meeting at Nortree hall