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Hatred to the Blacks. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 31 October 1863
Hatred to the Blacks. There is something fiendish in the malice wherewith the Copperhead press pursues the unhappy negro. So long as he was a slave it was all right with him ; he was doing his appointed work for his task-mater, and this was his destiny, and all that ho was good for. But no sooner does the law pronounce him to be free, and possessed of the rights of a man, than he is assailed with the coarsest and most brutal language which a bad heart can dicate from the vocabulary of the lowest thieves and loafers that infest society. He is treated and denounced as .a criminal, compared with whom a murderer is a saint, and to hear them talk, one would imagine that poor Sambo must really be as black in disposition as he is in the color of his skin. But so far as we can learn, he has done nothing to justify the abuse which has been heaped upon him. He is quite as good, and well behaved as we could expect any man to bo whose whole previous life had been warped and poisoned by wrong an...
Equitable Laws, or the Practical Ke3ult of Legislating on the Principle of " The Greatest Good of the Greatest Number." [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 31 October 1863
Equitable Laws, or the Practical Ke3ult of Legislating on the Principle of " The Greatest Good of the Greatest Number." THE PACIFIC APPEAL. SAN Fit AN CISCO ; SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31, 1863. This truly democratic phrase has never been more truly demonstrated in public policy than by the legislation of the last Congress. Measures were inaugurated upon the principle of " the greatest good of the greatest number," and kindred theories which had been agitated by an intelligent and able minority, of which John Quincy Adams was the leader in Congress, and we may say of the nation at large, for many years immediately preceding his death. It was shown by his advocacy, at one time, of the right of petition in Congress, for which he was threatened with expulsion. Those of the Calhoun school professedly held it as a cardinal political principle, assumed as virtually belonging to their (the Democratic) party,and that they would, while in power, administer that pow. ei for " the greatest good of the...
tfomimmiratums. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 31 October 1863
tfomimmiratums. For the Pacific Appeal. Notes of a Trip to Victoria. NO. I. Having long had a desire to visit Victoria and Portland, and the season being favorable, I availed myself of the offer of a free passage, made by my friend, Mr. R. Daulton, steward of the steamer brother Jonathan, which left San Francisco 2?th August. 1 have ever had a morbid anxiety to experience the sensation of sea-sickness, and lam always disappointed. The weather was provokingly calm ; the staunch ship glided smoothly over the waters, and the motion of the waves was scarce sufficient to disturb my equilibrium : I felt no more inconvenience than if only crossing the Bay. My companion du voyage, John Jones, who occupied the opposite berth, was charmingly sick, the whole passage to Portland. I really envied him, and wished I could partake of a portion of his suffering, but not the slightest part would come to my share. We crossed the bar of Columbia river on Sunday afternoon, 30tfi Aug., and then poor Jone...
From the Anglo-African. Great Odd Fellows Demonstration in Washington City. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 31 October 1863
From the Anglo-African. Great Odd Fellows Demonstration in Washington City. The Annual Moveable Committee of the Grand United Older of Odd Fellows, will hold their Nineteenth Annual Convention, in Washington City, D. C., on the Ith of October, 18&lt;&gt;3, in the llall of Union Friendship Lodge No. 891, on 15th street, between L and M streets, at the conclusion of which the Order will have a street parade and demonstration in Israel Church, in the way of speeches, etc., etc. Ihis is the report of a Committee who waited upon the President, relative to securing proper protection iu view of the street parade contemplated : Washington City, 1). C., Sept. 23d, 1863. To His Excellency the President of the United States of America: The Annual Moveable Committee of the Grand United Order of Odd Fellows in America, composed of colored men, will hold their Annual Convention in this city, commencing Oct. 7th, at the adjournment of which the Order will celebrate the occasion by ...
Uatwt Itkgrnphw gnw. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 31 October 1863
Uatwt Itkgrnphw gnw. St. Louis, Oct. 21st.—Gen. Schofield has issued an order for the Government of the November election in this State. The Judges of election will be held strictly responsible, that none but qualified voters are allowed to vote, and any action on their part, excluding qualified voters from the polls, will be punished as a military offence. Any person having borne arms against the Government, or given aid and comfort to the Confederacy during the present rebellion, who shall presume to act as a Judge or Clerk of election, and any county Judge who knowingly shall appoint such person as a Judge of Election, is to be denmed guilty of a violation of military orders, and punished accordingly. In those parts of the State where there is danger of interference by the guerrillas, or a combination of persons intended to overawe and intimidate legal voters, the military commanders are directed to prevent such interference ; but where such protection is unnecessary, the troops ...
DIED. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 31 October 1863
DIED. Ia West Meridea, Conn., Sept. 11th, of consnmption, John M. Jeffty. llis remains were interred at Middleton. In Chelsea Hospital, Sept. 17th, of consumption, Lewis B. lloaqlasd, a resident of New York, aged 31 years. In New Brunswick, N. J., Sept. 21st, of consumption, Mns. E. Vredenbubg, aged 03 years. At Philadelphia, Sept. 27th, G o'clock, p. m., after a long and painful illness, Mrs. E. C. Brown, wife of J. W. Brown, and sister of Mrs. Robert Ager, Sr. Notice.—Wm. 11. Hall, F. G. Barbadoes and P. Anderson have been chosen as a Committee to solicit the friends of Capt. A. Ferguson to subscribe for a proper testimon al to him, prior to his leaving for the City of Washington. Talent and virtue are less frequently hereditary tlian the jrnut.
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 31 October 1863
gtrivrttiwufuts. lJenciit ot Infunt School for Colored Children. Lecture by rev. tiios. starr king, in African Methodist Church, Powell street, Thursday evening, November Dth. Subject—The Discovery, Purchase, and Recent Conquest of the Mississippi River. Admission, 50 cents. GRAND CALICO PARTY. The undersigned will give a grand CALICO PARTY in the month of December. The net proceeds to be given to the New York Anglo-African. This is not one of those " begging schemes," or calls on the charitable public, so justly condemned by the Editor of the Afpeal, but a bona fide affair, at which all friends of the above-named paper, who wish to enjoy a night of pleasure, will receive a qdid pro quo. Tableaux, Magnetism and Supper, interspersed with Music. The whole to conclude with the Dansante. A committee of ladies and gentleman have kindly volunteered their services. CHARLES SMITH, Agent of the Anglo-African. Particulars in future. Open Sesame G. and S. Mining Co. A FEW SHARES OF STOCK IN TH...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 31 October 1863
BARBER SHOP FOR SALE, subscriber, intending to leave for the East ! JL in a few weeks, offers his barbering establishI ment, on Market st., between Sansome and Montgomery, for sale, on reasonable terms. Possession given on,the first of November, proximo. A. FERGUSON. San Francisco, Oct. 22d. 18C3. INFORMATION WANTED. IF LOUISA ALEXANDRIA RICHARDSON IS in the city of New York, her mother, Charlotte Richardson, would like to hear from her. When last heard from, she lived at No. 40 Wooster St. Any information will be thankfully received by MRS. J. A. SMITH, 1410 Dupontst., San Francisco. FOR SALE OR"'TO LET. A BARBER SHOP and BATH-HOUSE, situated in Benicia, and doing a good business, offering rare inducements to any one with a small capital and wishing to commence business for themselves. The undersigned, wishing to leave for the benefit of his health, will sell or rent the aforesaid building, with all the fixtures complete, on the most reasonable terms, if early application is made. ...
Our Contributors. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 7 November 1863
Our Contributors. DR. EZRA R. JOHNSON, RRV. J. J. MOORE, Rev. T. M. D. WARD, J. B. SANDERSON, J. M. BELL, WM. 11. YATES, E. P. DUPLEX, WM. 11. FOOTE, WM. 11. HALL, WM. A. SMITH, J. M. WHITFIELD, JACOB FRANCIS, S. B. SERRINGTON, DR. WM. II C. STEPHENSON, CII VRLE3 M. WILSON, A. FERGUSON.
AGEN T S . [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 7 November 1863
AGEN T S . The Rev. T. M. I). Ward, Traveling Agent. I. Morton. General Agent for Nevada Territory. Martin Carson, Stockton, Cal. Wm. Mills, Albert D, Berghart, Sacramento City. Isaac Sanks, Grass Valley. J. E. Smith, Yreka. Ed. Duplex, Marysville. Robert Banks, Big Oak Flat. George Mdler, Peteluma. Wm. W. Rich, Oakland. Denis Carter, Nevada. Elijah Hooth, '• S. P. Clanton, Benicia. Joseph S Hatton, Napa. Peter Johnson, Hacerville. R ifus M. Burgiss, Colorna. William Holmes, Oroville. James H. Hudson, Suisun City. Lewis G. Green, Los Angeles. Isaac Flood. San Antonio. Israel 11. Gilley, Coultcrville. Peter W. Ca3sy, San Jose. Chas. O. Hawkins, Sutter Creek, " W. McKuen, Michigan Bar. R. S. Miner, Llancha Plana. L. A. Monroe, Mariposa. Jo'.in C. Mortimer, Aurora. Mono co. Wm. U. Foote, Weaverville, Trinity county. «T. J. Pindell, Shasta. Win. Prescott, Portland, Oregon. Richard W. Freeman, Dalles, Oregon. Albert G. Callis, Alleghaneytown. C. Jackson, Auburn. Isaih L/3inmon3, Carson C...
s [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 7 November 1863
s Wm. Lloyd Garrison spoke at Lyceum Hall. Milford, on Sunday, the 20th ult., on national subjects. The very candid, impartial and concise manner, in which he treated the subject under discussion was commended' by all loyal men who heard him. It must be very gratifying to Mr. Garrison, who has spent a life-time in combating public opinion with reference to an evil in our social system, to find himself all at once in perfect sympathy with the great mass of society. —Milford, (Mass.) Journal. Phil. T. Herbert, once a member of Congress from California, has been elected from Texas to the rebel Congress
Conditions, Views, and the Prospects of the People of Color in the United States. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 7 November 1863
Conditions, Views, and the Prospects of the People of Color in the United States. Amid the multiplying thoughts of the hour, a respectable clergyman in one of the border States some months ago, published an article in the Presbyterian Quarterly Review, commending the President for his great act of emancipation, contending that " this, like many other of the acts of this truly great man, was wonderfully timely put forth at the moment the fullness of time—not too soon—and not too late; that the President had by this act lifted the the moral senee of the nation to a position to which years could not otherwise have brought it, that freedom is the American watchword —freedom for all men." Taking it for granted, then that slavery in this country will sooner or later pass away, the writer proceeds to inquire, " What shall be the future condition of the colored race in this land?" The plan of Colonization as suggested by the President, he regards as inadequate to meet the necessities of the...
From Liberia. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 7 November 1863
From Liberia. Alexander Crummel, a black man of liberal education, for several years minister of the Episcopal Church of Liberia, and at present professor in Liberia College at Monrovia, gives an account of the prosperous condition of the youug Republic. The letter is from Monrovia, the national capital. He says : " I was landed at C vpe Pain.as, anl sailed up thence to Monrovia ; aud on the passage we stopped at all important places, save Bassa. I have never seen so much coffee prepared for shipment in Liberia, as I saw at Simon. On my arrival here, I found equal zeal in this article in this country, and from every quarter I hear reports of preparation for a more extensive planting of coffee trees, than has ever taken place before in the country." After alluding to the opening of Liberia College, and the efforts being made to increase the efficiency of the schools for the instruction of the Congoes, the letter adds : " I may not dismiss the case of the Congoes, without adding that ...
An Excursion Trip on tho San Jose Railroad. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 7 November 1863
An Excursion Trip on the San Jose Railroad. THE PACIFIC APPEAL. SAN FRANCISCO : SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 1863. We received a free ticket last week, from Mr. A. H. Housten, Supreintendent of the San Francisco and San Jose Railroad Co., to go and return on any of the excursion trains, which were running on Sunday last to Menlo Park, and the junction of the road to Mayfield. At 8 o'clock a. m. we took the Mission cars to the " Willows;" the walk was half a mile or more before reaching the present temporary depot. We were in time, to the minute, of half-past eight, when the excursionists were an nounced to leave the depot in consequence of the great crowd, a few minutes delay was occasioned by the purchase of tickets, by those who had come from the mission train. During this delay, the locomotive went a short distance and brought an extra passenger car. All now being arranged, the crowds of men, women and children, who were about the depot and ticket office, soon filled the way train of ca...
Rav. J. Starr King's Lecture. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 7 November 1863
Rav. J. Starr King's Lecture. On Thursday evening last, Rev. T. Starr King delivered a lecture in the A. M. E. Church, Powell at. for tiie benefit of the school which is taught by Mrs. Priscilla Stewart. The audience was large, and composed the most intelligent and respec. table among us. There were also many white persons present. The Rev. gentlemen was introducec by J. B. Sanderson. . Subject—" Missisippi River and its History." After a few prefatory remarks in relation to the objects of the preceding lectures which he had delivered in that church, Mr. King proceeded with the following quotation from Edna Doan Proctor : Down the silent Mississippi, with his saintly soul aflame, Twice a hundred years are numbered since Marquette, rejoicing, came. All the winter in his cabin high anrioig the Huron snows, Gaining lore of forest hunters—tracing maps by firelight glows— Offering to the Blessed Virgin morn and evening vow and prayer That his eyes might view the river flowing southward b...
List of Letters Received since Our Last. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 7 November 1863
List of Letters Received since Our Last. Isaih Lemons, Carson City; Miss A. Butler 4 C.iloma J. T. Jenifer, Placerville ; A. D. Berghart Sicrarnento; Isaac Sanks, Grass Valley; Mrs! Adclle Townsend, Virginia City; J. S. Hatton", Napa; C. Brown, Sacramento; Martou Carson, Stockton ; M. W. Placerville. We are indebted to Rev. T. M. 1). Ward, for a pamphlet of 43 pages, containing the proceedings of the conference of the A. M. E. Church,which held its session in this city, in September. We will, in our next, give extracts of some of the very able reports by the different committees.