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Page 4 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 16 March 1866
C. SMITII, PIONEER CATERER, 1410 Stockton street. WOULD respectfully inform his friends and the public that, he is ouce more prepared to furnish and Cat„T for WEDDINGS, PARTIES, BALLS, DIXXERS.&amp;C. At the earliest possible moment and at reduced prices. Superior ICE CREAMS made to order, and served plain or ia forms. Lidies and Gentlemen will find an experienced Caterer in Mr. SMITH, and much labor saved by calling iu time. Invitations carefully delivered in any part of the city. Everything requisite for Entertainment—such as Loans of China, Glass, Plates, etc., always oil hand. &amp;B- Boned Turkies furnished to order. [ap7 Sign I'ainting, Paper Slanging, draining, ctc. THE subscriber having followed the profession or Painting, in all its branches, solicits a share of public patronage. He guarantees ample satisfaction to all who may employ him. 11 • invites all to call and inspect his work, at i the N. E. corner of Dupont at d Vullejn streets. PETER C. JOHNSON, No...
From the New Yoik Ledger, FATE OF HENRY IKDsON. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 23 March 1866
From the New Yoik Ledger, FATE OF HENRY IKDsON. Among those whose lives have fallen a sacrifice to the adventurous spirit of discovery, there are none whose stories exi cite wore melancholy interest than those of Sir John Franklin and Henry Hudson Separated by an interval of over two hundred years,,both fell martyrs to the same 1 cause. On the 2Gth of May, 1845, the J former set sail from England in command of an expedition designed to effect, if possible, a solution of the question in relation to the existence of a "Northwest passage,"—a problem as fruitful of interest to the navigator a3 the discovery of the sources of the Nile has proved to the inland explorer. Two months afterward he was seen in Baffin's Bay. Evir since, j the most persevering efforts, stimulated by the constant exertions of a heroic and devoted wife, have failed to penetrate the mystery which surrounds his fate.— V\ hether he perished a prisoner amid impassable barriers of " thick-ribbed ice," I or fell a victi...
Keiiiarkuble Peculiarity of Frost* [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 23 March 1866
Keiiiarkuble Peculiarity of Frost* Fro t is the only exception to the law &gt;f nature, tliat lu at causes bodies to expand and cold to contract them. It is one of the properties of heat, that it causes all bodies to expand. If you touch the bulb of a thermometer the mercury rises, the heat which it received from y&lt; ur thumb and finger causes it to expand. The tubular bridge over the Menai straits is lengthened on a Summer day is much as tlir&amp;e inches ; and, if you notice, j'uu will find that the iron rails upon which the trains run are never placed with their ends touching, in order that, when heated by the sun, they may have room to obey this law of nature. Clocks ro slower in warm weather than they do in cold, because then their pendulums are longer ; and often, in a frosty night, your watch gains many minutes, the cold having contracted the balance, causes it to move more quickly. No otlur examples need bo given; suffice it to say tint every substa...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 23 March 1866
JOB PRINTING. CARDS, CIRCULARS, BILL-HEADS, etc., Neatly Executed and on Reasonable Terms. ROOM NO. 9. Phoenix Building, cor. Sansome and Jackson fete. Jfoa?" Orders received for BOOK BINDING in every style. SUBSCRIPTIONS received at this Office for the following Wurks of Art: " Reading the Emancipation Proclamation in a Slave Cabin." Proof impressions, handsomely framed,... .$7 " President Lincoln at Home." A striking likeness of the late President and youngest son. Proof, framed 85 " IN Memoriam." A Lithograph, large size, accompanying ''Puck," the Pacific Pictorial. Price, $2, which entitles the purchaser to twelve numbers of Puck. Subscriptions also received for the New York Anglo African. The first volume of the ANGLO AFRICAN MONTHLY MAGAZINE for sale, containing a portrait of the celebrated colored Novelist, ALEXANDER DUMAS. Also, correct likeness in character of IRA ALDRIDGE, the African Roscius. P. A. BELL, Agent. Real Estate Agency. IP. .A.. BELL, REAL ESTATE AGENT. Office-...
®lif (flcbntor. ' [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 23 March 1866
®lif (flcbntor. ' BAN FRANCISCO: FRIDAY MARCH 23, lfifiG. City Agrnt BKt&lt;l&lt; Tub Elevator will bo delivered to city subscribers by the carrier at 50 cents per month. We will collect the subscriptions on the last Monday of every month, when we hope our friends will be prepared for up. Subscriptions will be received by D. W. Haggles No. 310 Jack=OD slreet; R. A. Hall, 917 Washington street ; or by any member of the Executive Committee. Single copies can he obtained as above, and al?o at White A Bauer's News Depot, 413 Washington street; Hoin Brothers, corner Jackson and Montgomery streets ; Georgia Restaurant, 923 Kearny street, ami at this office.
AN APPEAL TO OUR FRIENDS. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 23 March 1866
AN APPEAL TO OUR FRIENDS. We have made arrangements to purchase type and material for a printing office for printing The Elevator; all we want now is the money. We have $'250 pled ged, and we want $250 more. Will not our friends assist us in this very necessary undertaking? Are there not twenty-five men, either in city or country, who will give or loan $10 each towards our enterprise? We think we can count that number who can abundantly aflord it, and wc hope they will respond to our appeal. " Now will we try the touch." We will next week write to our friends in the interior, and make personal application to parties in this city, colored and white, to sec if we can raise the amount required. Among the business enterprises conducted by colored men in California, there should be a printing oflice. We have smart, intelligent boys who are desirous of learning the ''Ait preservative of arts," but such is the prejudice (it is abating, however) that printers, although favorably disposed, c...
QUALIFIED SUFFRAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 23 March 1866
QUALIFIED SUFFRAGE. President Johnson has declared in favor ; of qualified negro suffrage. In his letter ; to Win. L. Sharkey, Provisional Governor of Mississippi, dated August 15th, 1865,1 he says : "If you could extend the elec-' tive franchise to all colored persons who ] can read the Constitution and write their \ names, and to all colored persons who own real estate valued at not less than $250, and pay taxes thereon, you would completely disarm all adversaries, and set an example to the other States, who will follow." We arc in favor of equal suf- j frage. We do not wish to see one law | for the white man, and another for the i Mark. \Ve would like to see the above | qualifications apply to all voters ; but, on i the principle that " half a loaf is better than no bread," and as we are not in a, posit ion to dictate terms, we would willingly accept of these qualifications—pro-, |vided, however, that all who have borne arms, or who have rendered the Govern- j ment service during...
OUR PAPER [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 23 March 1866
OUR PAPER Our next number will close the first volume of The Elevator. We have conducted the paper to the bestof our limited ability, and endeavored as far as we are capable, to make it useful and interesting ; we have striven to show that Equality Before the Law is not only in accordance with the principles of Truth, Justice and Equity, but it is eminently practical, and the only safe plan to ensure the permancy of the American Government and the perpetuity of our liberal institutions ;| we have given evidences of the ability and j capability of our race ; we have opposed unjust and iniquitous laws ; we have upheld the right, and denounced the wrong ; we have battled against prejudice and op-1 pression ; we have condemned falsehood and error under whatever guise it might appear, whether in high places or in low | places, whether among white or black, i This will we continue to do, as long as j we publish a paper. " Hound to 110 party's arbitary sway, We follow Truth, where ere she ...
Fieedmeus Commission ill Bacrameiito. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 23 March 1866
Fieedmeus Commission ill Bacrameiito. Two meetings were held in Sacramento liist week, and auxiliary Societies formed. The first was held in the Assembly room, 011 the 13th inst., of which the Sacramento Union gives the following roport : The Assembly Chamber was crowded last evening by an audience drawn together to hear a lecture by Colonel Hawkins, of East Tennessee, whose earnestness and eloquence in the Union cause have already earned him an enviable reputation on the Pacific coast. The meeting was organized | by the nomination by Assemblyman Chamberlain, of San Joaquin, of Senator Pratt, ■ uf Sierra, as Chairman. The nomination was indorsed by the meeting, and Prcscott Robinson was chosen Secretary. The ! President then introduced Col. Hawkins, who delivered a spirited and stirring ad-1 dress of over two hurs duration. The sub- j ject of the lecture was " The war as it was \ and the South as it is." The speaker) gave a graphic account of the condition j of affairs in East Tenne...
COMMUNICATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 23 March 1866
COMMUNICATIONS. [For the Elevator.] The Tax on Churches. Mr. Editor : —The question before us, under this title, may be fairly put thus: A certain revenue is needed for the purpose of carrying on the Government.— Now in looking about for subjects of taxation, a legislator finds a certain class of property or persons on which a tax may be laid. The issue then between the financier and the party called on to supply the necessities of the State, is simply, solely this: whether the scheme proposed, or any other, is preferable. But if any other, let the party assessed produce the other. It remains with him to furnish a better one—one better, with a view to the good of the commonwealth, not with a view to the selfish interests of a sect, or profession, a society, or an individual. But whenever a measure is suggested by which the general interest is proposed to be served at the expense of the interest of a small, influential portion of the community, we are always certain to hear the sylla...
From the Boston Journal. PRESIDENT JOHNSON AND TIIE COLORED MEN. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 30 March 1866
From the Boston Journal. PRESIDENT JOHNSON AND TIIE COLORED MEN. FULI. EXPRESSION OF PRESIDENTIAL VIEWS. ! The prominent events of Wednesday, the 7th of February, at Washington, was j the interview granted by President John- ! son to the delegates representing the coli ored people, who were thus introduced by • their President, George T. Downing, the ' delegate from New England : We present ourselves to your Excellency to make known, with pleasure, the respect which we are glad to cherish for j ou a respect which is your due as our chief magistrate. It is our desire that you should know that we cime, feeling that we are friends meeting friends. We j may, however, have manifested our friendship by not coming to further tax your already much burdened and valuable time, but we have another object in calling.— We are in a passage to equality before the law. God hath made it by opening a Bed feea. Wo would have your assistance through the same, We come to ! you in the name of the United ...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 30 March 1866
JOB PRINTING. CARDS, CIRCULARS, j BILL-HEADS, etc., j Nsatly Executed and on Reasonable Term?. ROOM NO. 9, i'h.iix Building, cor. Sansome and Jackson sts.; Orders received for BOOK BINDING in i very style. SUBSCRIPTIONS received at this Office for the following Works of Art: " Reading the Emancipation Proclamation in a Slave Cabin." Proof impressions, handsomely framed,. "President Lincoln at Home." A striking likeness of the late President and youngest son. Proof, framed ?5 " In Mkmoriam." A Lithograph, large size, accompanying "Puck," the Pacific Pictorial. Price, $2, which entitles the purchaser to twelve numbers of Puck. Subscriptions also received for the New York Anglo African. The first volume of the ANGLO AFRICAN' MONTHLY MAGAZINE for sale, containing a portrait ot the celebrated colored Novelist, ALEXANDER DUMAS. Also, correct likeness in char- j acter of IRA ALDRIDGE, the African Roscius. P. A. BELL, Agent. j Real Estate Agency. F. A- BELL, REAL ESTATE AGENT. Office-.6*22 ...
®I)C Orltlmtor. Q [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 30 March 1866
®I)C Orltlmtor. Q SAN FRANCISCO: FRIDAY MARCH 30, 18(1G. City Aftrnt ►'• BELL Thk Ei.kvator will be delivered to city subscribers by the carrier at 50 cent? per month. We will collect the subscriptions on the last Monday of every month, when wo hope our friends will be prepared for up. Subscriptions will be received by I"). W. RuggU'B No. 310 Jackson street; R. A. Ilall, !H7 Washington street; or by auy member of the Executive Committee. Single copies can be obta ; tied as above, aiid also ,\t White &amp;. Bauer's News D po&gt;&lt; 41:5 Washington "treat; Hoin Brothers, corner Jackson and Montgomery streets; Georgia Restaurant, 92,&gt; lvearny street, and at this office.
LECTURE ON JOHN BROWN. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 30 March 1866
LECTURE ON JOHN BROWN. Calvin B. McDonald, Esq., of ?an Flay, has kindly consented to deliver tiis celebrated lecture on the life and character of John Brown, (the American martyr to Liberty,) for the benefit of The Elevator, 011 Wednesday evening next, 4th April, in Zion A. M. Church, Stockton street. Mr. McDonald has delivered this lecture in San Jose and Sacramento, to the admiration of all who heard it ; and from the tvell known ability of that gentleman, as tvell as his sterling patriotism, and his advocacy of the rights of man and the great principles of humanity and justice, we nay withconGdence predict an intellectual banquet. All who wish to hear a great subject brilliantly treated by a ripe scholar, should go, as-this will be their )nly opportunity, Mr. McDonald's engagements precluding the possibility of his delivering it again in this city. Bishop Campbell.—We have received an interesting communication from our Right Reverend friend, which will grace the first number of ...