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NAPA AND BENICIA. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 15 November 1867
NAPA AND BENICIA. Wc returned this week from one of the most pleasant jaunts we ever enjoyed.— i Saturday p. m. we left the city for Napa, j via Benicia, in compliance with an invitation from Mr. Joseph S. Ilatton, of the former place, to visit their " Happy Val lev," and partake of their hospalities for a brief season. The good steamer " Chrysopolis," on which we took passage, landed us at Beni- | cia, where we found our agent, J. C, jCasen, ready to receive us with a free heart and welcome hand. We were introduced to Messrs. Farrell, Quinn, and 'several other gentlemen, with whom we held pleasant converse. We also visited Rev. A. W. Feck, of the M. E. Church, aud passed a happy hour inspecting his library, examining his cabinet of choice specimens of mineral and antique curiosities from Lake Superior, California, the i Islands of the Pacific Ocean, and the olden world; all real specimens, collectcd by himself and his accomplished wife. Mr. Peck is also an artist, and exhibited som...
OBITUARY AND BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH OF THE LATE JAMES COLLIER COWES [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 15 November 1867
OBITUARY AND BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH OF THE LATE JAMES COLLIER COWES We have again a painful duty to perI form—to chronicle the demise of an old, honored and much-loved friend. James | Collier Cowes was born at Cowes, one of j the islands in the English Channel. In his I infancy his pareats removed to New York, \ where ho resided (except a few years Iwhcn he lived at New Brunswick, N. J.,) until he came to California, in 1857. Mr. Cowes was the oldest steamboat and steamship steward in California, perhaps anywhere. He commenced steam- , boating in the "Olive Branch," on the I North River, from New York to Albany, as early as 1817. This boat was owned i by Thomas Gibbons, Esq., and run in op- ' position to the "Fire Fly," owned by Robt. j Fulton and John R. Livingston. He was afterwards steward of the "Bellona," running to New Brunswick, of which boat the celebrated " steamboat king," Cornelius Vanderbilt, was mate, or second-captain, as he was then called. Prior to that he was drummer i...
Our New York Letter—No. 8. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 15 November 1867
Our New York Letter—No. 8. New York, Oct. 21, 18GT. JEROME PARK. Mr Editor The fail meeting of the American Jockey Club opened at this fashionable and popular Park last Tuesday in splendid style. The attendance j was very large and the racing unusually ; fine, and was duly appreciated by the mul- | titude. The first race of the day was a hurdle race, in which there were six enI tries. This was the race that the people 4 j were anxious to witness, as it was to introduce some new riders who had just arrived here from England. The horses were led out by the grooms, and all were in fine condition. The Jockeys mounted to their positions, and took their allotted places in line. At the tap of the drum they were oil' at lightning speed, followed by enthusiastic cheers from the assembled multitude. The first, second and third hurdles were leaped successfully, but when Negrita leaped the fourth her rider, Cassidy, failed to rein her up properly, and the result was that she stumbled, throwing ...
PETITION. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 15 November 1867
PETITION. To the Honorable, the Senate and Assembly o f the State of California, in Legislature assembled — This petition the Colored Citizens of California respectfully showeth that your petitioners are native born American citizens, of ull age and of average intelligence. They are acquainted with the Laws and Constitution of the General and State Governments, and are noted for being alaw-abiding class, respectors of all the statutes of the land, and rendering due obedience to the powers that be. They are taxpayers, 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 pray that your Honorable bodies recommend to the people of this State an alteration of the Constitution by the addition of a clause to the first Sectiou of Article 2d of said Constitution, in the following words, to wit: Provided that no...
"Marching On." [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 15 November 1867
"Marching On." It will be seen by the telegraphic dispatches published in to-day's paper, that complete returns from Virginia show that thirty-five Conservatives have been elected delegates to the Convention which meets on the 3d of December at Richmond to draft a Constitution for that State, and that the Radicals have elected seventy, members, of which number twenty-five are negroes. This will give the Radicals full control of the Convention, and enable them to frame a Constitution that will be acceptable to Congress aud the progressive meu of the country. When we remember the state of things that existed in Virginia not more than •eight years ago, it seems strange that colored men should how be helping to give shape to its future destinies. Men who were not then allowed to leave the plantations of their masters after dark, are now appointed to aid in framing the organic law of their State. It is only about eight years since John Brown was executed there for the crime of endeavorin...
DIED. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 15 November 1867
DIED. In this city, November Ist, Francis Lisbon, aged 39 years. Mr. Lisbon was a native of the West Indians, an old resident of this city, and a member of Olive Braneh Lodge F. and A. Masons. In this city, November 2d, Mrs. Brown, daughter of Mr. T. Shelton.
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 15 November 1867
Exhibition Repeated. By renuest, the Exhibition by the Sabbath School of the Third Baptist Church given on the sth instant will be repeated on Tuesday Evening, 19th instant, at the corner of Jones and Natonia streets. Tickets of Admission Fifty Cents Children half price. E. W. Parker, Superintendent. NOTICE. 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. M. 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. Hannibal Lodge No. 1, F. and A. M., of San Francisco, meet every Wednesday Evening, at Masonic Hall, corner of Mason Street and Broadway...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 15 November 1867
NORTH AMERICAN STEAMSHIP COMPANY NEW OPPOSITION LINE: "VIA. THE N. A. S. S. Co. will dispatch the elegant aud commodious Steamship OREGON lAN, 3,000 tons, JOSEPH SUTTON Commander, FOR PANAMA, From Mission St. Wharf, at 12 o'clock, noon, MONDAY, - - NOVEMBER 25, '67, Connecting, via Panama Railroad, at Aspinwall _ with the Company's new and splendid Steamship NEBRASKA. 3,000 tone, FOR NEW YORK. One hundred pounds of baggage free. An experienced Surgeon on board. Medicines and attendance free. The O REGO NIA S T has been fitted by the Company especially for this route, and passengers will find her accommodations unequaled on this coast. The eonnecting steamship, NEBRASKA, recently built for the Company in New York, is the finest steamship in the California trade ou the Atlantic ocean. The Company will continue their line v ia Nicaragua, as usual. For further information, apply to 1. W. RA YMOND, Agent, N. W. cor. Battery &amp; Pine Sts. (up stairs), San Francisco. BOARDING. MR...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 15 November 1867
NORTH LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, OF NEW YORK, Challenges Competition ON TIIE FOLLOWING POINTS, BESPOISTSIBILITYI LIBERALITY 1 POLICIES GUARANTEED BY THE STATE OF NEW YORK. Policy Holders allowed to Reside and Travel anywhere o» the Globe, eiccpt between "the tropics, without Extra Charge. ISTO EXTRA CHARGE For going to the Eastern States by any Route. NO OTHER COMPANY ON THIS COAST Offers either of these plans. J. A. EATON &amp; CO., Managers Pacific Branch. No. 202 MONTG O M E R Y STREET. oc4-6m STAR RESTAURANT, No. 820 CLAY STREET, Between Dupont and Stockton, MUS. ELIZABETH ANDERSON 4 CO., ID opening this RESTAURANT, wish to inform their friends and the public generally that they intend keeping a first class Eating House, where meals can be had at all hours, to order or ' otherwise. The TABLE will be supplied with the best the market affords, and cooked in i style rivaled by none. Call and see us and judge for yourselves. au2 Mrs. ELIZABETH ANDERSON &amp; CO. Grand M...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 15 November 1867
Dr. J. H. JOSSELYN STILL continues to treat the afflicted with fail VALUABLE and NEVER-FAILING REMEDIES, at the ELECTROPATHIC INSTITUTE 645 Washington street. i It Is seven years, up to February 12th, 1867, since the Institute was estab'isbed. The Director! challenge the world to show a mors successful medical triumph. There have been over TWENTY FIVE THOUSAND consultations, and nearly TWENTY THOUSAND contracts made, with only eleven failures to cure ; (in thoee cases the fee was returned.) A large number of cases pretcribed for which, from the nature of the disease, could only be temporarily relieved. The Doctor makes it bis study to help suffering humanity without regard to the amount of money the patient may be able to pay. Ills remedies are ■ mild and gentle in their action. They are entirely free from all mineral poisons, or any substanct that can possibly injure the most delicate system. The Doctor's mode of practice is the REFORM or ELECTROPATHIC system, by which one half of ...
THE PEAKL NECKLACE. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 22 November 1867
THE PEAKL NECKLACE. CONTINUED. IV. Ben-Ha-Zelah was old, but his was a vigorous old age—and the young daughter and aged father, as they walked under the grand old trees of the garden, made a beautiful picture. The long white head, piercing eyes, eagle nose, and broad brow of the old man, formed a striking con- ; trast to his humble dress, and when no longer under restraint, it revealed a mys : terious and profound satisfaction in his own personality and intelligence. There was so much pride that there was no place for vainity in his soul. What cared he for the admiration or I contempt of others, the vain clamors of | the multitude, whom he considered infi nitely hi 9 inferiors? When he said to himself, " I am Ben-Ha-Zelah," the rest of the world no longer existed for him. His pride was like that of Lucifer : it was not relative, but absolute; he contemplated himself with a terrible satisfaction. Thence his disdain for all the miserable trifles which gratify the self love of inferior...
The Slave Trade on the two Niles. A » i„. i i_ [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 22 November 1867
The Slave Trade on the two Niles. A » i„. i i_ | A correspondent from Alexandria sends the following to the Pall Mall Gaxette : The Viceroy, by his answer to the antislavery deputation in Paris, has broken into a nice hornet's nest. It appears that Lord Stanley, consequent on the assertion that Europeans were the real slave dealers in the Soudan, and that there was but little slavery in Egypt, and also on account of the Viceroy's allusion to the advantages which had resulted to his Government in its endeavor to suppress slave traffic on the White Nile by tlie recall of the British Consul, Petherick, from Khartum, directed the Cousul "Jeneral here to make inquiries and to re port on the subject. The result has been, I understand, to show that not only is slave trading pursued on the White and Blue Niles for and on account of the Viceroy and his Government, but an active trade is going on at Cairo, where the number of slaves for sale, white and black, has been estimated at between 2,0...
The Finger of (iod. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 22 November 1867
The Finger of (iod. Headfey, remarking on the Bull Run defeat in his "History of the Rebellion," I says : "To the believer in an overruling j Providence, there will appear reasons for this defeat that are not laid down in I military books." The man who see® with an eye of faith, has a wider sweep i for his mental vision, and matter much I greater to contemplate, than is involved I in any one circumstance preceding, pending or since the war. Eternity is God's, and He works more slowly and with greater complications of purpose than are apparent to man. We base our argument on the general averment that wrong mvst right itself. The proof may not be furnished in the j life of an individual or of a generation, ; but it is certain to occur during the hisj tory of a nation, it will, in fact, constitute that history, with a moral to be imitated, or an example to be avoided. If any part of the flesh receives a splinter, which is matter foreign to its quality and design, a sore is the conseque...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 22 November 1867
(vKOVEU and BAKER'S ELASTIC STITCH FAMILY &amp;EWING 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 Arefaultlesf. EXPERIENCE proves that there are but two valvable Sawing Machine Stitches, the "Gro ver &amp; Baker " stitch and the " Shuttle " or lock ■titch. The Grover &amp; Baker S. M. Co. are tbe only manufacturers who furnish machines of each style, and are therefore the ouiy dealers who afford an impartial opioiou of their relative merits. A pamphlet containing samples of both these stitches in various fabrics, with full explanations, diagrams and illustration?,to enable tbe purchaser to examine, TEtiT and compare their relative I merits, will be furnished on application. R. O, BROWN, Agent, 116 Montgomery St., under Occidental Hotel. dcl 4 Real Estate Agency. 2?- A. BEL...
®ljt (Bltbatnr. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 22 November 1867
®ljt (Bltbatnr. SAN FRANCISCO : FRIDAY ..NOVEMBER 22, 18C. HT Agents for The Elevator who wish to 1 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. lar 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.
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 22 November 1867
Arrivals.—Mr. and Mrs. Henderson, Portland, On. ; Anthony Osborn, Stika. In Town.—John H. Black, from How land Flat, and Robert J. Berry, from Aurora, Nevada. Indisposkp.—Our readers will please excuse the dullness of our paper this week, as we are on the sick list. We learn by telegraph that Fitz-Greene Halleck, the poet, died at Guilford, Conn., on the night of the 10th inst. From Japan.—The steampship "Great Republic" arrived on Tuesday, 25 days from Yokohama. Letters received at this office from John H. Jones, Stockton ; Wm.M. Smith, Fiddletown ; P. K. Call, Yokohama, Japan ; G. W. Smith, Jan Jose. Personal.—J. M. Whitfield, M. W. G. M. of the Grand Lodge of F. &amp; A. Masons, has gone to Portland, Oregon, to open a new lodge. Tiie rainy season has set in. If Sacramento should get overflowed again, the Governor elect should send for Horace Greeley to bail it out. The Mutual Beneficial Society of San Jose will celebrate their first anniversary on Tuesday, December 3d. A ...