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Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 18 October 1867
UROVER and BAKER'S ELASTIC STITCH FAMILY SEWING MACHINES! i For EMBROIDERY, Are exclusive. For BRAIDING, Are unexcelled. For QUILTING, Are unapproachable. For HEMMING, Are superior. for TUCKING, Are unequaled. For GATHERING, Are unsurpassed. For FELLING, Are admirable. For STITCHING, Arefaultlesa. EXPERIENCE proves that there are hat two valvable Snving Mtchine Sti'cbcs, the"Gro rer &amp; Baker" stitch and the "Shuttle" or lock stitch. The Grover &amp; Eaker S. M. Co. are the only raauufacturcrs who furnish machines of each style, and are therefore thw only dealers who afford e,n impartial opinion of their relative merits. A pamphlet containing Bamnb's of both these stitches in varions fabrics, with full nxplanatioos, diagrauss and illustrations,to enable the purchaser jto KXixiNE, teist and ooMftriK tht;ir relative raerits, will be furu'Mhed on application. R. G, BROWN, Agent, 116 Montgomery Sc., under Oeeidental Hotel. d;l4 ;-g Real Estate Agency. F. -A._ BELL REAL...
% (Kkbatnr. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 18 October 1867
% (Kkbatnr. SAN FRANCISCO : FRIDAY OCTOBER 18, 1««7. HT Agents for The Elevator who wish to remit money to us can send by Wells, Fargo &amp; Co.'i Express; or, if the amount is sufficient get a draft—the commission to be at our expense. Money can also be sent from the following places by postal orders: Sacramento, Stockton, San Jose, Sonora, Marysville, and Nevada; likewise from Portland, Oregon, and Virginia City, Nevada. r# We will send The Elevator to subscribers in the Eastern States at five dollars per year, payable in legal tenders. We send regularly by every steamer mail.
Acknowledgments. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 18 October 1867
Acknowledgments. Remittances received from W. 11. Harper, Sacramento ; F. W. B. Grinage, Cobnrn's Station, Nevada county. Masonic Proposition's.—This subject will be continued next week. Petaluma.—We propose, I). V., visiting this place to-morrow, and will endeavor to obtain some subscribers. The Omnibus Railroad Company run their cars to the new wharf of the P. M. S. S. Co., foot of First and Brannan sts. Lecture —Signor Yelimiro will repeat his interesting lecture on the "Political Progress of Mankind," this evening, in the hall of the Mechanics' Institute, Post st. Country subscribers are informed that we mail The Elevator every Friday, in time for the steamboat mails. If they fail to receive their papers in time the fault must lie in the local postoffice. The following letters directed to our care have been received at this office :— i For Samuel E. Hatton, from Detroit; Israel Stevens, 2, from Baltimore ; Wm. Isaacs, from Baltimore. Letters received at this office from J. C. Co...
Personal. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 18 October 1867
Personal. Uev. John V. Givens, formerly of New York, is laborisg among the Freedmen in! Virginia. He says: " I carry the olive branch and the Republican standard of Equality before the Lair for all men, irrespective of color." We announce with pleasure the arrival of Mrs. Smith, wife of Mr. Josiah Smith of this city. This estimable lady has been absent sixteen months, visitiug her relatives in Maine. Mrs. Smith and her two infant children have returned iu good health.
RIGHT OF PETITION. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 18 October 1867
RIGHT OF PETITION. Among the inalienable rights with I which man is endowed by his creator is i the right of prayer, or petition. Although not enumerated by Jefferson among the inalienable rights which adhere to man from his creator, it is co-equal with the others, namely, "life, liberty and the purjHuit of happiness," and should be asstrict- ; ly encouraged and cultivated as the others. There is nothing humiliating or degrading in asking for our rights, even when we know they will be refused ; we thereby show that we know our privileges, and dare maintain them. Hon. John Quincy Adams persistently enforced this right in the House of Representatives. Notwithstanding the odious gag law, known as Rule 21, introduced by lion. Charles Atherton, of New Ilanishire, the "Old Man Eloquent" continued to present petitions for the abolition of the slave trade in the District of Columbia. He was censured and virtually expelled. He weut to his constituents, and was re-elected by a triumphant majo...
To Correspondents. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 18 October 1867
To Correspondents. We daily rcceive communications that we do not notice, because the writers do ' not complay with our rules, which are as follows : Communications must be written on writing paper, and on one side of the sheet only. Articles intended for Friday's issue must be sent in by Wednesday evening. Advertisements and special notices will i be received up to 2 o'clock p. m., Thursday. The real name of the writer must invariably be given, not for publication, unless j desired.
The Election. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 18 October 1867
The Election. At the present writing sufficient returns | have not been received to determine the i result of the judicial election, held last 'Wednesday, but we believe the Republican State ticket—Currey for Supreme | Judge, and Swett for Superintendent of Public Instruction—is elected. In this city, the Democratic county j ticket succeeded, by greatly reduced majorities, compared with the election of September -ith. The Loyai. Georgian.—This paper has been added to our exchange list. It is published in Augusta, Georgia, is iu its second year, and is issued by the Georgia Printing Company, J. E. Bryan, editor. It shows evidence of editorial ability and superior workmanship. New Church.—The congregation of A. M. E. Church, Sacramento, are making arrangements to build a new house of worship.
Youug Meu's Christian Association. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 18 October 1867
Youug Meu's Christian Association. Fourteenth Annual Bepori.—Wc liarc, j carefully examined this document, and congratulate the institution on their prosperity and success. The Treasurer's re-J iport shows a balance in hand over last j year's current expenses of $78 31. The | managers have purchased a lot on Sutter j street for $19,075, on which they have paid $6,075, cash, the balance, $13,000, being raised by mortgage. They have raised fur the building fund the sum of $7,467,30, of which $1,530 was raised by a festival given by the Christian ladies of San Francisco, at Piatt's Music Hall, in June last. They contemplate erecting a building which will cost $40,000. The membership of the Association is 286, being an increase of 24 during the year.— The report of the retiring President, D. C. Breed, Esq., gives the above facts, and also the favorablo condition of the library and reading room. The report also contains the Constitution and By-Laws, the officers and Board of Managers of ...
From our Sacramento Correspondent [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 18 October 1867
From our Sacramento Correspondent Itev. Mr. Douglass delivered one of his! paper or temperance lectures on Sunday evening in the A. M. E. Church of this city, after which he proceeded to organize a Temperance League. As I was not prepared to be initiated at that time, I withdrew. This association is founded on principles of true charity. It is essentially a social union, and all are eligible, without distinction or exception. This new reform movement promises to destroy church prejudice and reunite a class which have been too long divided. "So mote it be." Intemperance, the mother of erime, has always proven injurious to the human I family, and should be avoided. Temper- | ance is not only au auxiliary to society, . but contributes largely to health, happiness and social comfort. I admit Ido not invariably follow her every demand ; I sometimes allow myself to deviate from her path, but I never Buffer myself to lose what is called "our equilibrium," nor my 'own self-respect. In order...
From Ziou's Standard. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 18 October 1867
From Ziou's Standard. Rochester, Sept. 1, 1861. Mr. Editor:—Please find within two dollars, and apply the same to my credit for the Standard and Review. You have more than made good your promise for the Standard. ]am glad of its progressive improvement, and hope it will continue in its onward and upward course. You can make the Standard a power of immense good to our struggling people. Truly yours, Fred'k Douglass. William Howard Day. We publish the above for the purpose of noticing an act of neglect—we will not say discourtesy—on the part of Mr. Douglass, which we hope he will explain. We occasionally send complimentary copies of The Elevator to our representative men, including Mr. D. A few weeks ago we received a notice from the postmastor of Rochester, N. Y., informing us that The Elevator, directed to Mr. Douglass, remained in the office. Reason, " Refused." We did not intend to charge Frederick Douglass, and we really think The Elevator is worth the postage—two cents, currency...
The Livingstone Expedition. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 18 October 1867
The Livingstone Expedition. At the fortnightly meeting of the Royal Geographical Society on Monday, May 13, Sir Roger Murchison, Hart., K. C. 8., presided. In a few opening remarks he said it would be a search in vain for the explorers to go into the interior of Africa in quest of Dr. Livingstone, and it was only their intention to go to the spot where he is reported to have been killed, and to put to rest the doubt whether he is dead or not. Her Majesty's Government haf granted a sum of money in aid of the | pedition, and Lord Stanley and the Admiralty have behaved most liberally in ! furthering the designs of the Society.— Mr. E. T. Young, a clear headed and well acclimated man, who knows the • river Zambesi and the people in the country which he has to traverse, will take charge of the expedition, which consists of three others besides himself. They will take the little iron and steel boat now building at Chatham, have it carried across the country until they reach a point above ...
4OENTS FOR THE ELEVATOR. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 18 October 1867
4OENTS FOR THE ELEVATOR. CALIFORNIA. Wnf H. Harper Sacramento Johf H. Jones Stockton Brooklyn, Alameda County Wm. Vesey George W. Smith San Jose ft: Duplex Marysville / JosiH. Hatton - ~ Napa J. &amp; Cason Benicia L. Monroe Mariposa James M. Reese . - Lincoln John Richards Santa Rosa Wa. Holmes Oroville E. McCabe Placerville [General Agent for K1 Dorado County.] J. Cefos Mud Springs R. H. Small Shingle Springs J. J. Levy Sutter Creek Wm. M. Smith .Fiddletown George Proctor Sonora OREGON. Mark A. Bell Portland David Jones Salem NEVADA. W. Bullock Carson Dr. W. H. C. Stephenson, ? v . . . David Sands, \ ••-Virginia City Wm. H. Huff ....Aurora IDAHO TERRITORY. Samuel E. Cuney Idaho City J. F. Skanks Pioneer City BRITISH COLUMBIA. Abner H. Francis Victoria John Anderson . ..Williams Creek NEW YORK CITY. Philip A. White.. .Druggist, 102 Gold Street [corner of Frankfort.] J. J. Spellman 37 Park Row BROOKLYN. Peter A. Williams 124 Putnam Avenue "WASHINGTON, D. C. Charles Datcher, ...
PETITION. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 18 October 1867
PETITION. To the Honorable, Hie Senate and Assembly of the Slate of California, in Legislature assembled:— This petition of the Colored Citizens of California respectfully showeth that your petitioners are native born American citizens, of Vill a&lt;je aud of average intelligence "lVy are acquainted with the laws and Ooiutftution of the General and ate Governments, and are noted lor beng at aw-abiding class, respectors of all the statutes of the laad, and rendering due obedience to the powesa that be. They are tax payers, and willingly render all the aid and assistance in their power to support the Government and institutions of the country. By the organic law of this State your petitioners are deprived of the Right of Suffrage, and we would respectfuly praythat your Honorable bodies recommend to the people of this State an alteration of the Constitution by the addition of a clause to the first Section of Article 2d of said Constitution, in the following words, to wit: Provi...
KNOW THY DESTINY. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 18 October 1867
KNOW THY DESTINY. Madame E. F. Thornton, the great English Astrologist, Clairvoyant and Psychometrician, who has astonished the scientific classes of the Old World, has now loc itcd herself at Hudson, N. Y. M adamc Thornton possesses such wonderful powers of second sight, as to enable her to impart knowledge of the greatest importance to the single or married of either sex. While in a state of trance, she delineates the very features of the person you are to marry, and by the aid of an instrument of intense power, known as Psychomotrope, guarantees to produce a life-like p'cture of the future husband or wife of the applicant, together with the date of marriage, position in life, leading traits of character, etc. This is no humbug, as thousands of testimonials can assert. She will send when desired a certified certificate, or written guarantee, that the picture is what it purports to be. By enclosing a small lock of hoir, and stating place of birth, age, disposition and complexion, a...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 18 October 1867
IHOTIC E . Third Baptist Church, corner Natoma and Jane streets, near Howard and .Second, Rev. J. Francis, Acting Pastor. All seats free. Sabbath Services—Meeting for exhortation and prayer at 11 a. m. Sabbath School 2p. u. Regular preaching services at 34 and 74 p. m. Weekly Prayer Meeting, Thursday Evening at 74 o'clock. There will be preaching at the A. M. E Union Church, Powell street, on Sabbath next, at 11 o'clock. A. M., at 24 and 74, P. M. Seats free. All are cordially invited. Sabbath School at 12 o'clock. T. M. D. Ward, Pastor. A MASONIC RECORD. A! Hannibal Lodge No. 1, F. and A. M., of San Francisco, meet every Wednesday Evening, at Masonic Hall, corner of Mason Street and Broadway. Monthly Meeting, first Wednesday in each month. Barney Fletcher, W. M. A. F. Phillips, Secretary. Philomathean Lodge No. 2, F. and A. M., of Sacramento, meet every Monday Evening,— Monthly Meeting, first Monday in each month. N. A. Christopher, W. M. Rev. J. H. Hubbard, Secretary. Victoria Lod...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 18 October 1867
West Indian Benevolent. 8S Nation, Meet every Monday Evening, a 1 No. 2"&gt; Srott Street. Monthly Meeting on the L' rst Monday of each month. Edward Hall, Pre* 'dent. W. Ector, Secretary. Executive Committee of San Francisco. President—J. P. Dyer. Vice President—D. Thomas. Treasurer—l). \V. Ruooles. Recording Secretary—P. A. Bell. Corresponding Secretary—P. Anderson. S. Peneton, Ciiari.es H. Fisiier, J. B. Sanderson, Abraham Lee, John Jones, J. M. Flowers, L. H. Brooks, Andrew Bristor. Night of Meeting, Second Tuesday of each month. Office—No. 622 Battery street. Grand Masonic Festival, Hannibal and victoria lodges, f. and A. M., will give an Entertainment on FRIDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 27th, In commemoration of the Nativity of Sr. John tub Evangelist, for the BENEFIT of the MASONIC CHARITY FUND. Committre of Arranftrmrnt* I Hannibal Lodge No. 1. Victoria Lodge No. 3. Buo. B. FLETCHER, Bko. JAS. JOHNSON, " E.COOPER, " I). W.RUGOLES, " J. R. STARKEY, " J. FRANCIS. The Programe ...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 18 October 1867
W. 11. HALL. J, E. DHOW: hall sc brown, Wholesale and Retail Dealers In POULTRY AND GAME No. 791! OLD WASHINGTON MARKET, Entrance on Sansome and Merchant Strecte. San Fkancihco PERSONS getting up Suppers and Public Din ners will bo attended to at reduced ratep, auc at the shortest notice. N. B.—Don't forget thep'ace.—Entrance in thi Market on Sitniomtj, between Washington ant Merchant Streets. He g Dissolution of Copartnership. TIIE Copartnership heretofore misting between G. M. Hlrmiam ..rid M. T. llolco.#*. under the firm name of BURNHAM A HOLCOMH. wa&lt; dissolved on the 10th day or September, 1807, by mutual consent. Mr. M. T. Holcomi is authorized to settle all debts due to aud by said lirra. G. M. BURNIIAH, eel 3 3t M. T. HOLCOMB. Copartnership Notice. THE undersigned have formed a Copartnership under the name and style of HOLCOMB A BIGELOW, successors to Biirnham &lt;fc Hoi.comk. &gt;1. T. HOLCOMB, G. BIGELOW. San Francisco, Sept. 12, 1867. sel3-3t Inf...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 18 October 1867
&lt;■ Dr. J. U. JOSSELYN STILL continues to treat the afflicted with hi« valuable and never-failing remedies, at tho • ELECTROPATIIIC INSTITUTE 015 Washington street. It is seven years, np to February 12tb, 186T r since the Institute wan estabibhed. TLe Director# ■ challenge the world to show a mora successful I medical triumph. There have been over TWBNTY FIVE THOUSAND consultations, and nearly , TWENTY THOUSAND contracts made, with only I eleven failures to cure ; (;s those cases the tea was returned.) A large number of eases prescribed for which r froui the nature of the disease, could only he temperarily relieved. The I&gt;octor uakes it his study to help suffering humanity without regard to the amount of money the patient may he able to pay. His remedies are mild and gentle in their astion. They are entirely free from all mineral poisons, or any sabstanca that can possibly injure tb : most delicate system. The Doctor's mode of practice is ths REFORM or ELECTROPA...
TELEGRAPHIC SUMMARY. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 18 October 1867
TELEGRAPHIC SUMMARY. New York, October 14.—The Her- | aid's Richmond special says the greatest excitement since the secession of Virginia prevails thereover the Northern elections. It confidently expected that the whole , current of reconstruction will be changed, [j Many assert that the Conservatives will &lt; carry the Convention, for which an elec- ' tion is to be held on the 22d. The ne- ( groes are denouncing Hunnicut as the author of all their misfortunes, by his ex- t treme ultra doctrines. This comes from the Conservative wing of the negres. J The Tribune's Washington special i Bays it believes there will be no Cabinet changes immediately. The Chicago Times editorially says , the recent election is not an endorsement of the President's policy. The Democrats utterly repudiate him, and have no part in his policy or his fight with the Republicans. The Times special says Gen. Sherman has returned to St. Louis, and it has authority for declaring that his visit had nothing...