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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 26 December 1863
-HASONIC NOTICE. At a special communication op Olive Branch Lodge, No. 5 P. &amp; A. M., held on December 15th, the following Brothers were duly elected, and installed on December 23d. The installation ceremony was conducted by the retiring W. M., P. Anderson, assisted by P. M. Dawson Thomas: Henry Tolbert, W. M. Edward Quinn, S. W. Alexander Cochran, J. W. Francis Lisbon, Treasurer. Nelson Cook, Secretary. Edinond Brow n, S. D. Joseph J. Jacques, J. D. James B. Sullivan, ) , J, O. Pallier, , '[Stewards. J. Blake, ' j,, „ Nath. Williams, f Samuel Brown, Tyler. F A I R! FAIR!! FAIR!!! OPEN ON CHRISTMAS EYE DECEMber 24th, in the St. Cyprian Church. Pour reasons why it should be patronized. First. For the sagacity and energy, the Society and friends have exhibited in securing a place so admirably adapted to the wants of our people. Second. In that, the Church for which this effort is to be made, represents the Bcligion, Intellect and Wealth of a majority of our colored populati...
Our Contributors. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 2 January 1864
Our Contributors. DR. EZRA R. JOHNSON, Rev. J. J. MOORE, REV. T. M. D. WARD, J. B. SANDERSON, J. M. BELL, WM. H. YATES, E. P. DUPLEX, WM. 11. FOOTE, WM. H. HALL, WM. A. SMITH, J. M. WHITFIELD, JACOB FRANCIS, S. B. SERRINGTON, DR. WM. H C. STEPHENSON, CHARLES M. WILSON, A. FERGUSON. And others that will be announced from time to time, with a number of lady contributors. • The Appeal will bo devoted to the interests of the Colored people of California and to their Moral, Intellectual am' Political advancement. A G E N T S. The Rev. T. M. I). Ward, Traveling Agent. I. Morton, General Agent for Nevada Territory. Martin Oar3on, Stockton, Cal. Wm. Mills, Albert D, Sacramento City. Isaac Sanks, Grass Valley. J. E. Smith, Yreka. Ed. Duplex, Marysville. J. R. Johnson, Marysville. Robert Banks, Big Oak Flat. George Miller, Peteluina. Wm. W. Rich, Oakland. Denis Carter, Nevada. Bazil Campbell, Cache Creek, Yolo co. Isaiah Gibbs, Port Wine. Sierra co. S. P. Clauton, Benicia. Joseph S. Hatton, N...
gtlutmw. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 2 January 1864
gtlutmw. A good anecdote is told of one of the Connecticut boys. While in conversation with a rebel, after the capture of Fort Pulaski, the latter said : "At least, with all our faults, we have never made wooden nutmegs." The Yankee, a very demure-looking specimen, innocently replied : " We do not make them of wood any longer," and pointin"- to one of the big projectiles lying near, which had breached the fort, "we make them now of iron.'' The following extracts arc from an ad dress for the celebration, sent us last week for publication, which want of time and space then prevented us from publishing. For the Pacific Appeal. An Address for the Celebration. Friends and Fellow Citizens: On this day, one year ago, the Ist of January, 1863, no less than 4,000,000 slaves were released from their bondage, stripped of their chaius, emancipated and set free, by the President's Proclamation. Pacts have come to your knowledge which induce you to believe that the President will yet bo fully vin...
Throe Questions Answered by Henry Ward Beecher. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 2 January 1864
Throe Questions Answered by Henry Ward Beecher. I am told there are three questions which have been addressed to me through a Manchester paper, which have never got a straightforward answer, and I will endeavor to show you what a straightforward answer is. The first question is, "Do colored persons ever attend your church in Broooklyn?" Yes, by scores and hundreds. Second, "If so, where do they Bit?" Wherever they can get a seat. Our church will hold but 3,000, and it is extremely difficult for any one to get a seat. I have said humorously, in expostulating with our people, who are sometimes impatient of having so little use of their pews, for which they pay an inordinate rent, Gentlemen, you know very well, when you rent pews here, you pay $300 for a pew for the sake of sitting in the aisle, and you knew it when you_ bought your pew. It is expressly stipula" ted that if a man is not in his pew to do fend it within a certain number of minutes he forfeits his right, and we have from ...
The New Year. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 2 January 1864
The New Year. THE PACIFIC APPEAL. SAN FRAN CISCO: SATURDAY, JANUARY 2, 1804. 1864 has entered upon us, and all should be thankful as well as joyous for the manifold blessings bestowed by our Maker the past year. The first day of the New Year was religiously celebrated, at midnight, at the A. M. E. Church, Powell St., and also at the Zion Church, Pacific st. Discourses commenced about 9 o'clock in the evening, and continued, with intervals of prayer, by the respective congregations till 12 o'clock, at which time the Powell St. Church had their bell rang till over 15 minutes past 12. Mr. Ward then ordered the congregation to assemble on the extreme right and left aisles of the church, he leading them several times around, in order, singing one or two sacred odes to liberty. After which he ordered those of the members and friends of the Church, who had promised to pay, on New Year's eve, ten dollars—a piece towards the liquidation of its debt, to come forward and give their money and n...
Communications. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 2 January 1864
Communications. For the Pacific Appeal. Our ProsDects. Mr Epitor.—The great change in public opinion in regard to the colored race, induces me to say something as to what I consider the duties of heads of families, and also what I consider a great fault on the part of most colored people ; and I will commence by asking this question, How can you ever expect to occupy any other position, than tliat of menials, if you educate your children for no other ? why do you not give your boys, and girls trades ? Something that will make them independent of the whitewash brush and slop bucket ? Do this, and you have made one step in advance. I can point out a dozen who have good trades, such as carpenters, blacksmiths, painters, &amp;c., &amp;c., and yet I have never known them to do a day's work at their trades ; and when I have asked them the reason, have been met with the answer of, Oh ! nobody will employ us because we are colored. Is not that rcdiculoas ? If people will emp...
latest Stlegtajihic [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 2 January 1864
latest Stlegtajihic The Navy Department is going to build four casemate steamships—to carry 4 20inch guns, to be of wrought iron—4so feet long, 58 feet beam, four cylinders, 90-inch stroke, 4 feet two inches propelers, with a draft of 19 feet, and an expected speed of 16 knots. They will coast five millions each. [?] A despatch dated Newbern, N". C., Dec. 23, says the new oath of allegiance has been administered to a number of rebel officers and soldiers, who have recently come into our lines to accept the pardon offered by the President. They bring intelligence that a large number, liko situated, intend to do likewise at the earliest opportunity. gjThe plan of leasing out the abandoned plantations in Eastern North Carolina, adopted by David, Heaton, Supervising Agent of the Treasury Department, is proving a great success to the Department, and •'so a great benefit to the laboring classes of both colors, who are soon to present Mr. Heaton with a beautiful testimonial. The exigencies...
MARRIED. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 2 January 1864
MARRIED. At Crosswicks, N. J., Sept. 19, by Rev. Edward Dewell, John G. Fry, to Miss Mary A. Watson, both of Frankford, Pennsylvania. At the residence of the bride's parents, Oct. 14, by Rev. William Moore, GEORGE GREEN, to Miss JOHANNA KEARNEY, both of New Brunswick, N. J. At South Camden, N. J., Nov. 6, by Rev. H. Davis,ISAIAH R. WILLIAMS, to Miss MARY E. COY, both of Philadelphia. Pa. In New Orleans, Nov. 5, by Rev. Wm. A. Dorr, Capt. R. H. ISABELLE, of the 7th Regiment Corps D'Afrique, to Miss JAMESETTA E WARREN, both of said city. In New York, Nov. 17, by Rev. Jonathan Hamilton, A.GREEN, of Baltimore, to Miss MARY S. LOWELL, of Nantucket, Mass. In Poughkeepsie, Oct. 28, by Rev. W. C. Marshall, JOHN THOMAS to Miss SUSAN MINARD, all of Poughkeepsie.
DIED. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 2 January 1864
DIED. In this city, MRS. CAROLINE ROGERS, a native of New York aged 54 years,. New York papers please copy. In New York, Nov.16, MRS. ELLEN CAJAY, wife of John Cajay, in the 25th year of her age. In New York, Nov. 11,ISAAC A. MILLS, husband of Hannah J. Mills, aged 38 years and 6 months. In Flushing, L. I., Oct. 27, of diphtheria, CHARLOTTE SEAMAN, aged 88 years. In Frankford, Pennsylvania, Sept. 20, Mrs. ELIZABETH FRY, aged 60 years. In Victoria, V. I., on' Dec. 18th, 1863, SARAH BROWN, the beloved wife of Wm. Brown, aged 32 years. She was the daughter of Morton and Catherine Ganes of Washington City, District of Columbia.
Obituary. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 2 January 1864
Obituary. In Napa City, December 9th, MRS. MARTHA PARKER PENN, in the 22d year of her age. She was twin daughter of the late Mrs.. Rachel Parker of Philadelphia. [This young woman was our niece, the only relation we had in this country. She was mild, obedient and kind to the most humble. We were informed that she died in the triumphant faith of the Blessed Redeemer. It is with great lament that it becomes our duty to record her death; but we bow with meekness and humility to the Infinite Wisdom and Divine Will of an AllWise Providence. We can only say, peace to her ashes.—ED. APPEAL.]
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 2 January 1864
Advertisements. The Daughters ot Naomi Are hereby notified to meet on Monday evening next, the 4th instant, at the house of Mrs. Ann Reed, on Mason street, above Green. By order of the C. M. ANN E. FARRELL, Secretary. MASONIC NOTICE. ON DECEMBER the 27th, 1863, THE following officers of Hannibal Lodge, No. 1, F. and A. M., were installed for the ensuing term : J. R. Starkey, W. M...... H. C. Carnish, S. W. J. A. Brown, J. W. .....J. Wilkinson, S. D. Obediah Wood, J, D...... B, Fletcher, Treasurer. J. Madison Bell, Secretary. Anthony Osborn,} [and] T. M. D. Ward}............. Stewards A. B. Smith, Chaplain. J. F. Moore, Tyler. NOTICE. Masonic Election. AT THE ANNUAL MEETING OF VICtoria Lodge, No. 3, held on Sunday evening, December 27th, the following officers were elected for the ensuing year: D.W. Ruggles, W. M...... N. E. Speights, S. W. A. J. Cavan, J. W...... F. S. Reding, S. D. J. Robinson, J. D...... — Scott, Tyler. L. H. Brooks,}, [and] ——Clark,}..... Stewards. J. Johnson, Tr...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 2 January 1864
REDUCTION OF FAKE To San Jose and Santa Clara.Sßßl ON AND AFTER TUESDAY, mm**i December loth, and until farther notice, the California iT llllillilllTFi I Navigation Company's steamer SOPHIE McLAKE, w'/ m . n 'H &lt; r ree trips per week, leaving Broadway , r ' ' uesdays, 'J hursday and Sutu rdays at 10 0 clock, A. JjL. Returning, leaves Alviso Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 9 o'clock, A. M., in connection \\ ith Stages that leave ban Jose and Santa Clara, tit 8 o'clock, A. M. Fare each way, one dollar and fifty cents. J. WHITNEY, Jr., President. O. BERGSON, CARPENTER AND BUILDER, No. 109 Leidesdorfl* Street, Bet. Sac. and Cal. sts., San Francisco. All orders for Jobbing carefully and punctually attended) to. dental card, No. 912 DUPONT STREET, WNfim Second door from the Beehive. MXtrfTL? IfeST* Alj L IV OB K WARRANTED. ""©H Sets 814 to 820, 830, 835, 840, 850, -%M Jfea'" 860, BTC. Extracting without pain. &lt;86T" Filling with Gold, and Bone Filling, at prices to ...
Our Contributors. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 9 January 1864
Our Contributors. DR. EZRA R. JOHNSON, REV. J. J. MOORE, Rev. T. M. 1). WARD, J. B. SANDERSON, J. M. BELL, WM. H. YATES, E. P. DUPLEX, WM. H. FOOTE, WM. H. HALL, WM. A. SMITH, J. M. WHITFIELD, JACOB FRANCIS, S. B. SERRINGTON, DR. WM. H C. STEPHENSON, CHARLES M. WILSON, A. FERGUSON. And others that will be announced from time to time, with a number of lady contributors.
AGENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 9 January 1864
AGENTS. The Rev. T. M. I). Ward, Traveling Agent. I.Morton, Geueral Agent for Nevada Territory. SiiWkiMi) tM i &gt; 4. Win. Mills, Albert D, Berghart, Sacramento City. Isaac Sanks, Grass Valley. J. E. Smith, Yreka. Ed. Duplex, Marysville. J. R. Johnson, Marysville. George Miller, Peteluma. Wm. W. Rich, Oakland. Denis Carter, Nevada. Bazil Campbell, Cache Creek, Yolo co. Isaiah Gibbs, Port Wine. Sierra co. S. P. Wanton, Benicia. Joseph S. Hatton, Napa. Peter Johnson, Placerville. Rut'us M. Burgiss, Coloma. William Holmes, Oroville. Bazil Campbell, Cache Creek, Yolo co. Richmond Scott, Rsd Bluff. "Samuel E. Cuney. Placerville, Idaho Territory. Lewis G. Green, Los Angeles. Isaac Flood, San Antonio. Israel H. Gilley, Coulterville. Peter W. Cassy, San Jose. Chas. G. Hawkins, Sutter Creek, " W. McKuen, Michigan Bar. R. S. Miner, Llancha Plana. L. A. Monroe, Mariposa. John C. Mortimer, Aurora, Mono co. G. R- Mellins, Weavervillo, Trinity county. J. J. Pindell, Shasta. Wm Prescott,'...
frtertions. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 9 January 1864
Selections. For the Pacific Appeal. ORATION Delivered by Wm. H. Hall, January 1st, 1864, on the occasion of the Emancipation Celebration, at Platt s Hall, Montgomery Street, San Francisco. Mr. President, Ladies and Gentlemen, Friends and Citizens: The age in which we live is the most extraordinary in the annals of the world ; human knowledge and expanded thought are unequalled in perfection, while the development of mind has scarcely a limit to its wonderful results—the infant of the hour and the child of a day seem pregnant with ideas and impressions worthy of niaturer years : and there is no longer a measure to the serene innocence of youth, nor a calculation of the varied phases man may be summoned to pass through before the decade of life ; every being has a marked vocation, every tongue a living utility, and every language a wide sphere of action, until the accumulations of science and learning shall exercise a beneficent sway in redeeming and elevating the countless millions o...
Our Candidate for the Presidency. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 9 January 1864
Our Candidate for the Presidency. THE PACIFIC APPEAL. SAN FRANCISCO: SATURDAY, JANUARY 9, 1864. The nomination of Mr. Lincoln by acclamation, at the celebration held on January Ist, at Piatt's Music Hall, on Montgomery st., in commemoration of the Emancipation Proclamation issued by President Lincoln, Jan. 1,1863, was a tribute of respect and the high appreciation felt by the colored citizens of San Francisco for him. They were made happy in this opportunity to bestow a humble mark of their approbation. He is the man who, of all others who have occupied the Presidential chair, since the formation of the Government or the adoption of the Constitution, has stood up in defiance of the slave-power, and dared officially to maintain the doctrine, by Jiis official actions, that we are citizens, though of African descent —that the army and navy shall protect and defend such citizens in common with all others—that provision ought to be made for the education of freedmen—that he will not with...