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Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 20 December 1867
FIRST PKEMIUM, GOLD MEDAL AWARDED TO WHEELER, &amp; WILSON'S FAMILY SEWINGAM* • — * P — ALSO — The First Premium Gold Medal AWARDED TO THE &amp; W Q L © © iM BUTTON-HOLE ATTACHMENT, AT THE Great Paris Exposition, 1867. Being the highest honors and all the Gold Medal* awarded to any Sewing Machine Company at this Exposition. Customers can now be supplied with Stoddard's patent Tuck Markkk, one cf the most useful attachments that has yet been invented, —which, while securing on? Tuck mikes the line marks for the next. W. M. STODDARD, Cor. Sacramento and Montgomery Sts. noB San Francisco. JOHN STRATMAN General Periodical Agent AMD WHOLESALE &amp; RETAIL DEALER. No. 506 Washington Street. PETER P. HOIN, jr. FEI.IX J. nOIN, HOIN &amp; BRO. Book, Stationery and News, EMPORIUM. N. W. comer Montgomery and Jackson streets San Franoisco. [all J. W- SXJLI &lt; IV r A.N, Newspaper and Periodical DEPOT, No. 516 Washington Street. WHITE &amp; BAUER"...
®|t Ofltbalor. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 20 December 1867
®|t Ofltbalor. SAN FRANCTSCO : FRIDAY DECEMBER 20, lSf.7 CP Agents for Tut Elevator who wwh to remit money to us can send by Wells, Fargo &amp; Co.'t Express ; or, if the amount is sufficient | get a draft —the commission to be at our expense. Money enn aho be sent from the fol-: lowing places by postal orders: Sacramento, j Stockton, San Jose, Sonora, Marysville, and j Nevada; likewise from Poitland, Oregon, and Virginia City, Nevada. tr We will send Tiif. Elevator to subscribers in the Eastern States at five dollars per year, payable in legal tenders. We send regularly by every steamer mail.
Removal. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 20 December 1867
Removal. Wc will remove our office next week to No. Gl4, Battery street, a few door&gt; from our present location, where we will open our long-contemplated Reading Room Arrivals.—By steamer " Constitution," John York, Henry Dunlop, New Bedford, If ass.; by steamer "Nevada," Mrs. Thirll, New York. The following letters, directed to our care, have been received at this office : — For Israel Stevens, 2, from Baltimore; Sam'l G. Hatton, from Detroit, Michigan ; j Wm. Isaacs, from Baltimore ; Mrs. Emily | Steward, from Washington, D. C. ' To Correspondents.—We have several j interesting communications on file, which the press of advertisements necessarilyj exclude. Our friends must excuse the! non-appearance of their articles until after the holidays. We call the attention of our readers to the able refutation of the slanders against our race perpetrated by President .Tolmson and Governor Ilaight. The Rev. John J. Moore aduces logical reasoning and facts to overthrow their assump...
Our Holiday Advertisements. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 20 December 1867
Our Holiday Advertisements. Ar Swain's Bakery, 63G Market street, you can procure everything requisite for furnishing New Year's tables. Fraxk's Clothing Store, 213 Pacific St., contains a new stock of ready made (-loth ing at reduced rates. Brandow &amp; Co., 10 California Market, have on baud fresh butter, new laid eggs, honey, lard, etc, Bbown &amp; Phillips, 517 Merchant street, have on hand fine poultry, bacon, cheese, etc. Walsh's Boot and Shoe Store, 211 Pacific street, has a large supply of the above articles. He makes to measure, of gooi materials, and warranted to fit. The Polytechnic Exhibition, on Christmas night, at the Third Baptist Church, an unique aud instructive entertainment. i . • 'Thb Ladirs'Fair, at Apollo Hall, for the benefit of Zion Church, is worthy of paWonage. _ ■iiuurvM in Parvo.—Appleton has the fipesft selection of Diaries in this city. He presented ub with one which shall be our edoAtant companion for the ensfUng year. For table and co...
THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND j THE COLORED PUBLIC SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 20 December 1867
THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND j THE COLORED PUBLIC SCHOOL. At a meeting of the Hoard of Education G&lt;;n. Cobb, oue of the recently clected members of this body, said the colored school oil Broadway was a nuisance and should be removed. The subject was referred to a committee. We should like to know by what authority Mr. Cobb pronounced that partic- ■ ular school a nuisance. Wo see by a report of the last meeting of the Board, on the 19th inst., that Mr. Cobb qualifies his objectionable phraseology. He now says he intended no invidious reflection on the colored school ; he meant that two schools together created a nuisance—a school for white children being contiguous. Tothat we make no objection, as we also are of the same opinion ; all we desire is that our school should not receive sucli a severe sentence of condemnation as to be pro nounced a nuisance by the Board of Education of the city of San Francisco. Last Friday evening, at a very large public meeting, this subject wa...
THE CELEBRATION. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 20 December 1867
THE CELEBRATION. The Committee are progressing finely in their arrangements. The have made a judicions selection of officers. For President, our old and well tried friend, James P. Dyer. He is a pioneer in California, and has been foremost in every operation for the benefit of the people. Orator.—J. B. Sauderson is also well ! known. He is capable, and will do justice to the cause. Chaplain.—Rev. J. M. Flowers is eminent for bis Christian character, and will fill the position with dignity. Grand Marshal.—Sergeant Wm. 11. Carney, of the 54 th Massachusetts Regiment. This is the best appointment that could be made. Mr. Carney was not our first choice, but on mature reflection we are satisfied the Committee have acted wisely in making this selection, lie is [deserving of honor for his heroic achievei ments at Fort Wagner. We will give a [ brief sketch of his career in our next.
Amusements. j [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 20 December 1867
Amusements. j ! Prof. W. H. Blake's second grand Op peratic Concert was given on Tuesday evening, 17th inst. Notwithstanding this was the moßt inclement night of the season, Dashaway Hall was nearly filled with; as fashionable and as attentive an audience as we ever saw assembled on a similar occasion. The singers were all in fiue voice, and I acquitted themselves with great credit, | and to the eutire satisfaction of the audience. Mrs. J Smith made her first appearjance, and sang the difficult parts assigned 'her with great precision and effect. This lady, with Misses Lester and Miles, were the principle artists, aud deserve high commendation for their performances. Mr. A. C. Taylor presided at the piano with his usual ability. The concert was arranged and conducted by Mr. Blake, who showed his proticien cy in the divine art. Misses Phillips, Da?is and Evans are likewise deserving of great praise. Want of space prevents us from giving a more extended notice. Maguire's Opera House r...
For The Elevator. Pieaidont Jo'iuson and Governor Haight on ITegroism. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 20 December 1867
For The Elevator. Pieaidont Jo'iuson and Governor Haight on ITegroism. Certainly, there could not bo anything move humiliating to the pride of a true American than to see those palpable perversions of History,Christianity,and claims of common justice, as made by those? high I functionaries of the country in their Execj cotivc manifestoes, in aiming to degrade J the Negro citizen of America, for political purposes. The perversion of such important principles, coming from Mich responsible sources, is fraught with too much mischief, at least to the class of men at which they aim, not to bo met with bold refutation from those whom they seek to victimize. President Johnson in his message on the Negro's capacity for self government, asserts that "if anything can be proved by known facts, if all reasoning upon evidence is not abandoned, we must acknowlegc that in the progress of Nations the Negroes have shown less capacity for government than any other race of people." It is obvious from t...
Livingstone Institute. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 20 December 1867
Livingstone Institute. Mr. Editor :—Knowing that your readers have taken some interest in this organization, it -occurred to me that a brief history of the lustitnte might be acceptable. About six years ago the Rev. J. W. Brier conceived the idea of establishing a Collegiate or Academic School upon a firm basis, for the colored people of this coast. After consulting with several gentlemen. with this object in view he organized a Board of Trustees from different parts of this State, from which an Executive Committee was selected, on whom, to a very great extent, devolved the execution of their plana. The Trnstees at one of their first meetings resolved that the school should be at San Francisco, and that no buildings should bo commenced until the bum of teu thousand dollars was collected or permanently secured. It was thought that this sum could easily be raised, and Mr. Brier volunteered his services, free of charge, for several mouths, and with the assistance of the Rev. J. .J. Moo...
Anniversary of Emancipation. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 20 December 1867
Anniversary of Emancipation. When President Lincoln put forth tho Proclamation of Emancipation, aud said of tho slaves, " They are, and henceforward shall be, free," and pledged the Government and people of the U. S. "to recognize and maintain their he solemnly added : " And upom this act of justicc, warranted by the (seustitution upon military necessity, I considerate judgment ot mankind athd the gracious favor of Almighty God." now can the people of the U. S. do leitf than make a contribution on the recurrence of Emancipation Day for the poor Freedmen, until thoy are placed where they can earn a living ? Great success has attended the efforts of tho American FreedniEn's Union Commission, now appealing to you, but tens of thousands are still dependent upon it for the necessaries of life and schools. The undersigned, in the name of the Commission, most earnestly and respectfully asks of all a donation ou Emancipation Day, January lot, 1868, Tor this purpose, and particularly to help...
Latter from Nevada County. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 20 December 1867
Latter from Nevada County. I Mud Hill, Dec. 9th. Mr. Bditor :—"One of tho best men I ever knew." llow often we hear that said of persons after death has removed them from our sight. Virtues we never thought they possessed, how apparent.— What seemed to us great vices during their life time have dwindled into sins minute, and charity's great mantle is spread over all their wrong doings. Weeping ones recount their acts of love ; the public prints their deeds of charity, aud the tombstone their age and virtues above their mouldering bones. Their vicos, of course, are uot graven on stone. If we judge by the tombstones where dead people lie, We shall reach the conclusion that no bad people die: Mr. Editor, I never reached that conclusin, and when I die I hope no one will [eulogize me, but sin.ply say Mrs. Trask has gone to sleep. That will bo the truth. These reflections were brought to my mind by looking over some old letters last evening. I opened one and read :— "No doubt you will be ...
PETITION. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 20 December 1867
PETITION. To the Honorable, Hie Senate and Assembly o F the State of California, in Legislature assembled — This petition &gt;: 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 tho 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 tax payers, and willingly render all the aid and assistance in their power to support the Government and institutions of the couu'ry. 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 tho 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: Pr...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 20 December 1867
The first almanac in England was printed in 1G93. There wore near 30,000 of them printed, besides a short almanac for two pence, that was printed for that year ; and, because of vhe novelty of said almanac, aud its title, they were all vended. Its sale was so great that the Society of Booksellers in Loudon bought ofT the copy for the future, in order to engross the profits in their own hands. Mrs. Annk Rcmset, sister of the famous Captain Cook, died in Colchester, England, last month, at the great age of one hundred and four years.
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 20 December 1867
Justice to whom Justice is Due. NOTICE. Pl Bl.lt u hereby notified, that my wife, Phebe Horn, has left my bed anil boai J, whhout just cause or provocation. All persona are hereby cautioned not to trust or harbor her on my account, as 1 will p:.y no debts contracted by her. EDWABO HORN. Ororllle, November 21st, 18~;T. In the above notice I am accused of leaving the bed ar.d board of Edward Horn, without just cause or provocation. The facts of the case are these: In June last I was afflicted with congestion of the brain, and was confined to my bed for some length of time. For several weeks during my illness he never came near me, not even to offer me a cup of water. After my recovery, upon one occasion, he being at the well early in the morning, he called me. Being a little deaf I did not hear him. When, angered by my not replying, he threw a basin of cold water over me, which so chilled mo that it brought on an attack of the chills and fever, from which lam still suffering. My recov...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 20 December 1867
M ANOXIC RECORD. AA AX 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 Lodge No. 3, F. and A. M., of San Francisco, meet every Monday Evening, at Masonic Hall, corner of Mason Street and Broadway. Monthly meeting, first Monday in each month. David W. Rugoi.es, W. M. Rev. J. B. Sanderson Secretary. Mount Moriah Lodge No. 4, F. and A. M., of Nevada City, meet every Monday Evening, Monthly meeting, first Monday in each month. John Adams, W. M. L. Gardener, Secretary. Laurel Lodge No. 5, F. and A. M., of Marysville, meet every Monday Evening. Monthly meeting, the first Monday in each month. I. M. Wiley, W. M. Jon...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 20 December 1867
HOLIDAY PRESENTS. TOYS! TOYS 1 ALBUMS, PICTURE BOOKS, FOR CHILDREN, CJoldPenss, Pocket Cutlerv. DIARIES FOR 1868, POCKET AND COUNTING lIOUSE, The Quest assortment In the city. CONTENTS— Tides at San Francisco; Hack Fare in San Francisco ; U. R. Stamp Duties ; California State Stanp Thx ; Rates of Postage; Eclipses; Almanac; Counting House Calendar; Hebrew Calendar; Festivities and Fa«ts of Ihe Chinch ; Location of Public Offices ; Buildings and Churches in San Francisco; Distances from San Francisco; Important Epochs and Eras; Weights ami Measures ; Value of Foreign Coins ; Laws of California. Oregon, Nevada. Washington and Idaho for Collection of Debts; Fire Alarm Telegraph Stations. D. D. APPLETON &amp; CO., 508 Montgomery Street. de2o Graml Masonic Festival. Hannibal and victoria lodge?, F.and A. M., will give an Entertainment on j FRIDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 271b, 1867, At A. M. E. Church, Powell St., In commemoration of the Nati"ily of St. John tub Evanoeust, for the BENEF...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 20 December 1867
NORTH -ft-auIERICA. LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, OF NEW YORK, Challenge* Competition ON THK FOLLOWING POINTS, RESPONQIBILITYI LIBERALITY I POLICIES GUARANTEED BY THE STATE OF NEW YORK. Policy Holder* allowed to Reside and Travel anywhere on the Globe, except between |[thc tropics, without Extra Charge NO EXTRA CHARGE For "going to the Eastern States by any Route. NO OTHER COMPANY ON THIS COAST Offers either of these plain. J. A. EATON &amp; CO., Manager* Pacific Branch. No. 202 MONTGO M ERY STREE T. oc4-6m . The Richest Man In the World. EXTRACT of a letter from BARON SOLOMON ROTHSCHILD. PATH. BIU OF April, 1864, I 25 Rue Fuuhy, St, Honore. f Will you be kind enougbto hive forwarded to me here 200 boUUfe of your Indian Liniment; if you will send at the tame time the account, I will forward you the amount through Messrs. Belmont A Co., New York. Baton Solomon Itjtbchjld hwing recommended to many of bis friends Major Lane's Liniment, sod they being desirous to proccre it, be should...