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Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 18 October 1867
Pacific Mail Steamship Co.'s STEAMSHIPS FOR NEW YORK, JAPAN, AND CHINA, CARRYING THE U. S. MAIL, LEAVE Wharf corner of First and Brannan Streets at Elbvkn o'clock A. M., of following datee for MHSHIb PANAMA, connecting via Panama Railroad with one of the Company's splendid steamers from ASPINWALL for NEW YORK : Oil the lOth, 18tb and SOth of each month Lbat baa 30 days. On tbe lOth, 10th and3oth of each month that bas 31 days. When tbe 10th, 19th and 30th fall on Sunday lh»'y will leave on Satuiday preceding—wben the 18tb falls on Suuday they will leave on tbe Monlay following. FOR NEW YORK. October 19th—Steamer GOLDEN CITY. CaptJ W. P. Lapidge, connecting with the RISING STAR, Capt. Conner. Making tbe through trip in 20 days. FOR JAPAN AND CHINA. For passage and all other information, apply at tbe Pacific Mail Steamship Company's office, corner of Sacramento and Leidesdorff streets, jy 12 OLIVER ELDRIDGE, Agent. NORTH AMERICAN STEAMSHIP COMPANY OPPOSITION TO NEW YORK. Via Nicaragua...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 18 October 1867
The Heroes of Fort Wagner THE NEGRO IK THE AMERICAN REBELLION : lIIS HEROISM AND HIS FIDELITY. BY WH. WELLS BROWN, " Once a fugitive slave, and for many years past well known as an eloquent public speaker." One Vol. 12mo. 400 pages. Price $2 50. Sent, poet paid, upon receipt of price. SOLD ONLY BY SUBSCRIPTION. OF this truly valuable work, tbe only book treating of the services performed by tbe negro io tbe late war, the "Independent" says: " Thb Neoro in tub Rebellion.—lt was a happy thought when Mr. Wells Brown projected this work. It will be a happy day for America when its pages are generally studied and its suggestions faithfully carried out. Tbe prejudice that has made tbe national arm hang down and its heart like water, has no parallel in modern, if in any history. That we should have treated a million of men, of the best material for soldiers, with such unspeakable loathing ; that we should have refused to allow tbem to help us till we had let scores if not buudreds of thous...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 18 October 1867
9th Term of the San Jose School OOMMMCKD 01 Thursday, August Ist, 1867, THE Term will consist of TWENTY WEEKS, or five months, of four weeks each. PRICES, BOARD AND TUITION, Including instruction in Vocal Music, from $12 to $20 per month, ot lour weeks, or from $60 to $100 per Term—payable monthly, in advance.— Scholars to furnish their own sheets, pillow slips, towels, knife, fork, spoon, etc. Parents and guardians desiring to place their children, will do well to cocsider the advantages offered by this School, and if tbey desire to place tbem at school, should do so at the beginning of the Term. Instrumental Music, extra. jy2l-tf P. W.CASSEY, YOUR TEETH ! TEETH ! Q -A. "V E TWT-EM. HAVE you the Toothache T Are your Gums swollen and painful ? Do your Teeth crumble away, and cease to be of use to you T Are your Teeth loose, and is your breath offensive ?— Have you lost so many teeth that you can no longer masticate your food without great trouble t If your ills, kind reader, come un...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 18 October 1867
Depot Restaurant, J BROADWAY, Between sth and 6th Sts OAHLAND THIS new establishment Is now open lor the Accommodation of the Public general!'. The Table will be furnished with all tbiilelic*cies of the season, and gotten up by an expftriened cook. " s The Bar will be supplied wih choice CIGARS, etc. THOS. WATIpN. Hair-Dressing and Bathing Bai&gt;on« No. 916 KEARNY STREET. J". WHITFIELD HAS taken the establishment formeily occupied by A. J. WARD, and solicits the patreuage ot the public. SHAVING, HAIR CUTTING and SHAMPOOING in the best sty la. PERFUMERY, COSMETICS, etc.. for sale. no3o New England Soap Factory J. P. DYER HAVING removed bis Soap Factory to tbe Potrero, where he will continue the businew of Manufacturing Extra Family, Chemical, Olive and Eureka Soap. J. P. Dykr will be glad to see all bis old friends and customers at his New Establishment, and as many othersas will favor him with their patronage. He has alto connected with the above business, a TALLOW MANUFACT...
The Service of Plate. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 25 October 1867
The Service of Plate. I have been in one situation forty years, and, like a squirrel in a cage, hare progressed by going ihe same round every day; yet I have bad my little ambitions, which, however, never interfered with the due digestion of my eight o'clock breakfast, one o'clock dinner, six o'clock tea, and nine o'clock supper ; indeed, my life ran on in a calm, unruffled stream, devoid of precipices and antagonistic rocks; in fact, ii could not be called a murmuring stream. I married at five and twenty, and my | dear parents said that the proper age had (arrived for me to settle. Knowing my ! timidity and unworldliness,they took upon j themselves the onus of the courtship. By | their foresight they secured me a prizein the mild daughter of remarkably mild | parents, who were well to do, and had but | that one treasure; thus the current of my true love was a smooth contradiction ; of the old adage. I These few lines give an exact idea of my whole life, to write more would bt' j po...
Concluded next week. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 25 October 1867
Concluded next week. A g-entleman called on Decamps, the celebrated French painter, in 1847, at his lodging oq the third story, and asked the porter if M. Decamps was at home ; and, being answered in the affirmative, the visitor was about to ascend the stairs, when the porter called after him and said: " Perhtps you will have no objection to take up his trousers which I have just mended V' "By all means," replied the stranger; " I shall be hippy to render you the little service." Arriving at the door, the Tisitor rang the bell, and Decamps, opening the door, to his utter amazement recognized the Duke of Or leans, who laughingly presented to him the trousers he had received from the porter. A watch company in Rhode Island haye invented a chain machine, which is one of the most ingenious and elaborate pieces of work ever devised. This machine takes the bar gold and transforms it without noise, to the most delicate and substantial fob and yest patterns,
l.ive within your Means. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 25 October 1867
l.ive within your Means. r Wo don't like stinginess. We don't i like economy, when it comes down to rags and starvation. We have no sympathy with the notion that a poor man should hitch himself to a post and stand still, while the rest of the world moves forward. It is no man's duty to deny himself every amusement, every luxury, every recreation, every comfort, that he may get rich. It is no man's duty to make an iceberg of himself, to shut his eyes and cars to the suffering of his fellows, and to deny him self the enjoyment that results from generous actions, merely that he may hoard wealth for his heirs to quarrel about.— But there is an economy which is every man's duty, and which is especially commendable in the man who struggles with poverty—an economy which is consistent with happiness, and which must be prac ticed if the poor man would secure independence. It is almost every man's privilege, and it becomcs his duty, to live within his means ; not to, but within them. Wealth d...
Liuks in the Chain. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 25 October 1867
Liuks in the Chain. The blast that drove the storm clouds across the heavens shook the oak, and the acorn cup, loosened from its fruit, fell on the pathway. r l he cloud burst; a rain-drop filled the acorn cup. A robin, wearied by the sulty heat of an autumn day, and troubled by the fury of the storm, hopped on the path when all was calm, and drank of the rain drop.— Refreshed and gladdened, he flew to his accustomed place in the ivy that overhung the poet's window, and there he trilled his sweetest, happiest song. The poet heard, and, rising from his reverie, wrote a chant of grateful rejoicing. The chant went forth into the world and entered the house of sorrow, and uttered its heart stirring accents by the couch of sickness. The sorrowful were comforted, the sick were cheered. Many voices praised the poet. He said: "The chaot was inspired by the robin's sorag." "I should have sunk into the earth had cot the acorn cup received me," said the rain-drop. "I had not been there to rece...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 25 October 1867
GRO VEIt and BAKER'S ELASTIC STITCH FAMILY SEWING MACHINES! For EMBROIDERY, Are exclusive. For BRAIDING, Are unexcelled. For QUILTING, Are unapproachable. For HEMMING, Are superior. Tor TUCKING, Are unequaled. For GATHERING, Are unsurpassed. For FELLING, Are admirable. For STITCHING, Arefaultlem. EXPERIENCE proves that there are but vwo valvable Sawing Machine Stitches, tlie "Gto ver A Baker " atitch and the " Shuttle " or lock stitch. The Grover &amp; Baker S. M. Co. nre tbe only manufacturers who furnish machines of each style, and are therefore the ocly dealers who afford an impartial opinion of their relative merits. A pamphlet containing samples of both these stitches in various fabrics, with full explanations, diagrams and illustrations,to ensfole the purchaser to examivb, tkst and comparb their relative merits, will bs furnished «n application. R. G, BROWN, Agent, 11C Montgomery St.. under Occidental Hotel. del 4 Real Estate Agency. S&gt;. A. BELL REAL ESTATE ...
®lji <KUbator. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 25 October 1867
®lji &lt;KUbator. SAN FRANCISCO: FRIDAY OCTOBER '20, W&gt;"- ty Agents for The Elevator who wish to remit money to us can send by Wells, Fargo &amp; Co.'s 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. ry We will send Tiie Elevator to subscribers in the Eastern States at five dollars per year, payable in legal tenders. We send regularly by everv steamer mail.
Personal. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 25 October 1867
Personal. We wore pleased to meet at San Jose our friend Mrs. W. H. Davis, who has lately returned from the East. Letters received from David Bell, L. L. D., editor of the Irish Republic, Chicago, Illinois ; John C. Jenkins, 2, Oroville ; Mrs. F. Massey, Gilroy. Ov the Wing.—We will visit, as time serves and opportunity offers, our friends iu the country, and occasionally discourse on subjects appertaining to our interest— such as Education, Suffrage, and Petition. We will on Saturday visit Petaluma, and endeavor to get an audience for Monday evening. We shall at the same time press the claims of The Elevator for the patronage of our friends.
Lecture. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 25 October 1867
Lecture. Last Friday evening we attended the lecture delivered by Mr. G. Vellimrio in the hall of the Mechanics' Institute. The subject was one aptly chosen for the times —"The Political History of Mankind."- Mr. Vellimrio is an Italian, but has perfect command of the English language, and uses it with all the force and power of expression of which it is capable. ( A slight foreign intonation can be observ- ; ed, but just sufficient to make his delivery interesting. The lecturer gave a very probuble hypothesis of the rise and progress of civilization, from the earliest dawn of society, or when mankind was in a normal condition—the institution of worship—the origin of jurisprudence—the cause of wars—the establishment of governments,and the foundation of monarchies, lie traced each successive era aa distinctly as if portrayed on a map. This gentlemau is not a professional lecturer ; his voice needs volume, but his subject is so interesting, and clothed in such appropriate language, ab...
PUBLIC MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 25 October 1867
PUBLIC MEETING. A meeting was held on Thursday evening, 17th instant, in A. M. E. Church, Powell street, to receive the petition pre* pared by the Executive Committee for " presentation to the Legislature. S. Penenton was chsen Chairman, and P. A. Bell, Secretary. The Secretary read the petition, when, in consequence of so few being present, it was decided to hold another meeting at an early day. A committee was appointed to prepare resolutions and make the necessary arrangements, consisting of Messrs. W. 11. llall, M. Howard, S. Penenton, J. M. Flowers, and P. A. Bell. The meeting was addressed J. P. W. Wentworth, who at the close of his rerjarks read a very fine original poem, by a lady of our city, which was very appro priate to the occasion. Mr. Wentworth does not, under defeat of the party of which he is an influential member, desert, the cause of Freedom, but works with the | same zeal as when victory crowned theirj banners. Such men are always to be found in the vanguard of a...
POLITICS AND CHRISTIANITY. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 25 October 1867
POLITICS AND CHRISTIANITY. " His harshest word of proud rebuke, I Hi* bitterest taunt and scorning, ! Fell firelike on the Northern brow, That bent to him in fawning." —Whitfitr'i Randolph of Roanoke. A more glaring instance of caste in the Churcb, and of clerical fawning as exhib- ' ited in the case of Miss Lester, and given : in detail in the Evening Dispatch and in : the Time)', we never met with, nor has it | ever been our duty to chronicle a more | humiliating spectacle of political ChristiI anity. The facts of the case arc as follows : I Miss Lester, daughter of Mr. Peter Lester 'of Victoria, formerly a resident and well known in this city, arrived here some time 'since from Victoria. Miss Lester ia u highly educated young lady, and a member of the Episcopal Church. She brought letters of introduction from the Arch Deacon (Jilson, of Victoria, to Rev. Dr. Wyatt, Rector of Tsinity Church in this city. She was received in full communion in the church, and finding her very attent...
OUR POLITICAL VIEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 25 October 1867
OUR POLITICAL VIEWS. We have heretofore given our opinions ! on the political questions of the day, such 1 as Right of Suffrage, Importance, sity and Right of Petition, and kindred I subjects. While our views may not meet ! the approval of all, we have the satisfaction of knowing that they are received with favor by the majority of our people, s and by our friends generally. We have the indorsement of our position by such sound Union papers as the | San Francisco Times and the Sacramento ! Bee. Other papers of like liberal sentiments are promulgating views aud opinions similar to our own, and thus encouraged we shall continue to dwell on these topics. Some oppose them because re have i adopted such a course. For all such we ! have nothing but contempt. They are of | that class who " will not serve God because the devil bids them." Others think there is no use in petitioning a Democratic j | Legislature, saying " all know our prayer | will be rejected." That does not invali-j j date ...
SAN JOSF. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 25 October 1867
SAN JOSF. I Circumstances prevented us from fulfillj ing our promise to visit Petaluma on SatJ urday last, so not to be wholly disap- ' pointed we wended our way by the pleasant 1 bay route on board the steamboat "Cora" ,to the beautiful city of Sau Jose, where we were received, as usual, with a hearty welcome from hosts of friends. | On Sunday wo attended Phamixonian Hall, where servicc iu the Episcopal form was conducted by the Rev. P. W. Casscy. In the evening we visited Ziou A. M. E. Church, and was abundantly edified by a sermon from a German minister, 1 whose name we did not learn. By request of our friends we delivered ; a lecture on Monday evening in the Phcenixonian Hall, which was generously placed at our disposal by the officers of Phoenixonian Institute. The subject J chosen by us for the occasion was the "Right of Suffrage." Notwithstanding the short notice given, the hall was nearly j filled by an audience who listened with j marked attention. For the kindness shown us...