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TELEGRAPHIC SUMMARY. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 20 December 1867
TELEGRAPHIC SUMMARY. New York, Dec. 16.—The Herald's Havana special states that Authentic intelligence from Spain says that the Government has made a forma! offer to the Amoriean Government to sell Cuba and Porto Rico for the price of one hundred and fifty million? in gild ; terms, fifty millions in cash, fifty millions in one year, and the balace in six years. Great excitement prevails over the news, the ex tinction of slavery being one of the consequencee of the sale. National pride is somewhat disposed to grumblo, but the general feeling is of satisfaction. It is regarded here that the bargain is certain to be completed. Intelligence from Hayti brings bloody tidings. Montez was brutally murdered by his jailor, doubtless at the command of Salnave. The ruffian first gave him poison, which failing, he beat out his brains with an iron bar. Montez's broth er was chained in the same prison, and was compelled to witness the tragedy.— Many families havo emigrated to Jamaica in consequenc...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 20 December 1867
Pacific Mall Steamship Co.'s STEAMSHIPS FOR NEW YORK, JAPAN, AND CHINA, CARRYING TUB U. S. MAIL, LEAVE Wbarf comer of First j. aod Brankan Streets at JCi.itvus o'clock A. M., of following dates for ■■RSflflb PANAMA, cjnncctiug via Panama Railroad with one of the Company's splendid steamers from ASPINWALL for NEW YORK : On the lOtli, 18th aod 30th of each month that ha* 30 d*y«. On the 10th, 10th and 30th of each month that has 31 dajt. When the lOtb, 19th and 30th fall on Sunday ih»y will leave onSttutdiy preceding—when the 18th fail* on Sunday they will leave on the Mod day following. FOR NEW YORK. 1 December 30th—MONTANA, Capt. E. S. Farnsworth, connecting with the ARIZONA, Captain Maury. Making tbe through trip in 20 a days. FOR JAPAN AND CHINA.J The "CHINA" will sail January 13th, 1868. For passage and all other information, apply at the Pucitic Mail Seamstiip Company's office, coruer of Sacramento and streets, jy 12 OLIVER ELDRIDGE, Agent. NEW OPPOSITION LINE: VIA. PANAMA. THE ...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 20 December 1867
The Heroes of Fort Wagner THE NEGRO IX TUB AMERICAN REBELLION : HIS HEROISM AND HIS FIDELITY. BY VII. WKLLS BROWN, " Once a fugitive slave, and for many years past well knows as to eloquent publio speaker." One Vol. 12mo. 400 pages. Price $2 60. Sent, post paid, upon receipt of price. SOLD ONLY BY SUBSCRIPTION. OF this truly valuable work, the only book treating ot' the services performed by the negro in the late war, the "lodependeut" says: " Tn« N»oro in tob Rebellion.—lt was a happy thought when Mr. Wells Drown projected this work. It will be a happy day for America when its pages are generally studied and its suggestions faithfully carried out. The prejudice that ha? made the uational arm hang down and ite heart like water, has no parallel iu modern, if in any history. That we should have tre .ted a milliou of men, of the best material for Boldiers, with such unspeakable loathing ; that we should have refused to allow them to help as till wc bad let score? if not hundreds of tho...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 20 December 1867
9th Term of the San Jose School COIUKSCID OH Thursday, August Ist, 1867, TnE Term will consist of TWENTY WEEKS, or five months, of four weeks each. PKICU, BOARD AND TUITION, Including instruction iu Vocal Music, from $12 to $20 per mouth, ot four weeks, or from $00 to $100 per Term—payable mpnthly, In advance.— Scholars to furnish their own sheets, pillow slips, towels, knife, fark, spoon, etc. Parents and guardians desiring to place their children, will do well to consider tbe advantages offered by this School, and if they desire to place them at school, should do bo at the beginning of the Term. Instrumental Music, extra. jy2l-tf P. W. CASSEY, YOUR TEETH ! (fgplfo TEETH ! S A. "V E THEM. HAVE you the Toothache? Are your Gums swollen and painful ? Do your Teeth crumble away, and cease to be of use to you? Are your Teeth loose, and is jour breath offensive?— Have you lost so many teeth that you can no longer masticate yonr food without great trouble ? If your ills, kind reader, come...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 20 December 1867
Ri R. Ro 90 OUT OF \lOO OF DEARTHS, that annually occur, arc caused by Preventable and the greater portiou of those complaints would, if RadwayS Ready Relief or Pills, (as the\case may require,) were administered when pain or uneasiness or plight sickness is experi^4p be exterminated from tho I ®^. 8 " tem in a few hours. PAlN?ra£ matter from what cause, is!" almost instantly curcd by the Ready Relief. In cases of Cholera, Diarrhoea, Cramps, Spasms Bilious Cholic, in fact all Pains, Aches and Infirmities either in the Stomach, Bowels, Bladder, KidiK Vs, or the Joints, Muscles, Legs, Arms, Rheumatism, Neuralgia, Fever and Ague, Headache, Toothache, &amp;c., will in a FEW MINUTES yield to the soothing iniluence of the Ready Relief. Sudden Colds, Coughs, Influenza, Dipt'levia, Jloarsenoss, Sore Throat, Chills, Fever and Ague, Mercurial l'ains, Scarlet Fever, &lt;ic., &amp;c., take from four to six of Radway'a Tills, Mid ako take a teaspoonful of tha Ready Relief...
Tlior, A CHRISTMAS STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 27 December 1867
Tlior, A CHRISTMAS STORY. CONCLUDED. Eleven, months had this dear little treasure been an inmate of my house, when there came into my life a new; dream of hope and happiness. About five j mihs from Hopedale there resided, and | had lived for many long jears, an eccen trie old bachelor, by name Hermon Graham. His home, Leehaven, was very far away from any cluster of houses, indeed | nearly a mile from any other residence ; j and here, in solitary state, with only two | ancient servitors for his household, he bad; ,lived ever since I could remember. He) i was.a morose, ill-tempered man, and some! !early cross had made him adopt a per-' fectlv hermit like seclusion, though his wealth would have commanded every ad-1 vantage society could over. It was early! lin November that I was Summoned to at j ' tend this odd genius, professionally. The 'little note brought to my office by an el- : derly man on horseback, was signed "L f lian Graham," and urged my immediate attention. It was a long,...
From "The Negro iu tho American Rebellion." A Thrilling Incident of the War. i [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 27 December 1867
From "The Negro iu tho American Rebellion." A Thrilling Incident of the War. i CONCLUDED. "Oh ! how often, while hid away in the forest, waiting for nightfall,have I thought 'of the beautiful lines I heard a stranger recite: 'Oh hail, Columbia! happy land, — The cradle-land of liberty! Where none but negroes bear the brand, Or feel the lash of slavery. ' Then let the glorious anthem peal, And drown 'Britannia rules the waves :' Strike up the song that men can Feel, — i 'Columbia rules four million slaves.' "At last I arrived at a depot of the i underground railroad, took the express | train, and here I am " " You are welcome," said Col. Rice, as &gt; he rose from his clniir, walked to the window and looked out, as if apprehensive that the fugitive's pursuers were near by. "You are welcome," continued he; "and I wiil aid jou on your way to Canada, for your are not safe here." "Are you not afraid «*f breaking the laws by assisting this to escapo ? " remarked 'quire Loomis. " I...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 27 December 1867
FIBST Jr'irCJzJJVLX KJ J&gt;a. 3 GOLD MEDAL atarded to WHEELER &amp; WILSON'S _ FAMILY seWING^HUHI, I — ALSO — The First Premium Gold Medal AWARDED TO THE WinIIEELIEK &amp; BUTTON-HOLE ATTACHMENT, AT THE Great Paris Exposition, 1867. Being tbe highest Honors and all the Go'd M.d.ilfawarded to mij Sewing Maciine Company at tbis Exposition. Customers can now be supplied with Stoddarh'r patent Took Makekr, one of tbe most useful at tachments that kas yet been iaventtd,—which, while securing on? Tuck makes the line murks &lt;«r the next. W. M. STOCDARD. Cot. S.icraoiento and Montgomery . c ts. L V San Francinco. • -not • * &gt;1 . rOHN STBATMAN that I thcieral Periodical Agent I r &lt;&gt;lOLKSALE &amp; RETAIL DEALER. w No. 506 Washington Street. PETER P. HOIN, jr. rKLUL. J. HOIN. HOIN &amp; BRO. Book, Stationery and News, EMPORIUM. X. W. corr.er Montgomery and Jackson street#. San Francisco. [all .stjx. Xu , Newspa...
®|jf (Kltbator. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 27 December 1867
®|jf (Kltbator. SAN FRANCISCO : FRIDAY DICBftEB 27, 1867. |y Agents for The Elevator who wish to remit money to us can send by Wells, Fargo &amp; Co.'i Express j 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. XW We will send The Elevator to subscribers in the Eastern States at five dollars per year, payable in legal tenders. We send regularly by every steamer mail.
Acknowledgments. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 27 December 1867
Acknowledgments. Remittances received from T. Detter, Idaho ; Wm. M. Smith, Fiddletown ; IX Curry, Pioneer, I. T.; A. 11. Francis, Victoria, B. C.; W. Bulock, Carson, Nev. Letters receired at this office from E. TTatton, Lower Lake; David Jones, Salem, Or.; E. P. Duplex, Marysville ; J. S. Ilatton, Napa ; M. A. Bell, Portland, Or. The Elevator Reading Room will open on Monday next, 30th inst, at 614 Battery street. Celebrations. —This year Emancipation Pay will be celebrated in San Francisco, Sacramento, Stockton, Nevada City, Portland, Or., and other places. Desk room to let at our office, 614 Battery street. Any enterprising young man wishing to establish a newspaper depot and agency, will find this a good opening. Invitation.—We have received au invi tation to attend the grand Emancipation Festival, to be given by the Ashler Club, of Portland, Or. Wm. K. Johnson is President of the Club, and Mark A. Bell Secretary. We thank our friends for their very pressing invite, but Poatland...
THE CLQ9INO OF THE YEAR. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 27 December 1867
THE CLQ9INO OF THE YEAR. Another revolving cycle of time has brought around the end of the year, and wo are now on the verge of another. What various changes have taken place, what new ideas have been elaborated, what friendHhips lost and made, how inany severed by death, and what mutations of time and circumstance. We are entering upon a new year which will bring with it like changes, and may we be prepared to meet them. Besides the usual vicissitudes of life, we have now anew element of political opposition to contend with which wo had not when the expiring year had its birth. We must nerve our hearts, strengthen our hands and fortify our minds to meet the difficulties with which we will be surrounded, and may God enable us to meet them with Christian reBignition. We should uot despair ; we have the consciousness of right, and though clouds may envelope our political firmanent, still the bright star of Ilope gleams in the horizon. The Elevator still lives. That, too, has had its t...
Our Holiday Advertisement* [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 27 December 1867
Our Holiday Advertisement* At Swain's Bakkrt, 636 Market street, you can procure everything requisite for furnishiug New Year's tables. Frank's Clothing Store, 213 Pacific St., contains a new stock of ready made clothing at reduced rates. Brandow k Co., 70 California Market, have on hand fresh butter, new laid eggs, honey, lard, etc, Brown &amp; Phillips, 517 Merchant street, have on hand fine poultry, bacon, cheese, ctc. Walsh's Boot and $hoe Store, 211 Pacific street, has a large supply of the above articles. He makes to measure, of gooJ materials, and warranted to fit. The Polytechnic Exhibition, on Christmas night, at the Third Baptist Church, is an unique and instructive entertainment. The Ladies' Fair, at Apollo Hall, for the benefit of Zion Church, is worthy of patronage. Multum in Parvo.—Appleton has the finest selection of Diaries in this city. He presented us with one which shall be our constant companion for the ensuing year. For tabfe and contents, see advertisem...
Personal. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 27 December 1867
Personal. J. M. Whitfield haa gone to Sonora to attend the installation of officers of Landmark Lodge, F. &amp;. A. M., on St. John's Day. Mr. Whitfield will interest himself for Thf. Elevator during his absence. Frederick Douglass.—We received a letter from this gentleman in reply to our charge of discourtesy, made in a late number of The Elevator. Mr. Douglass says he is always happy to receive The Elevator, but he is absent from Rochester a great deal, and probably the paper i might have laid in the uncalled j for. We willingly withdraw the charge, i and our only reason for making it was having received a post office notice from j Rochester, directing us to discontinue) sending The Elevator to F. Douglass ;} reason—" refused."
" 1 Festivals [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 27 December 1867
" 1 Festivals I The grand Masonic Festival will be! 'given this evening in the A. M. E church, I Powell street. After the literary exer-j cises a sumptuous Bupper will be given ,in the vestry rocm. A committee of la-1 , dies have voluuteered to assist the breth- l ren. The Brannan Guard Promenade Concert &lt; I at Turn Verein Hall, on New Year's night, | will be a grand affair. Extensive prepai-j ations have been made, and a large company iu expected. Gen. Orr has appointed J. T. Montgom-I ery Justice of the Peace for the Davis] Bend precinct, in Warren county. Montgomery was a former slave of Mr. Davis, and his confidential business manager, and discharged his duties with fidelity and rectitude.—South Carolina leader. The railroads of the United States erafiloy two hundred thousand men, and at east a million of men, women and children depend for their support upon the railroad interest.
For The Elevator. A Continued Review of the Constitutional . Basis of the States of the Union, vindicating Equality before the Law of all American citizens. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 27 December 1867
For The Elevator. A Continued Review of the Constitutional . Basis of the States of the Union, vindicating Equality before the Law of all American citizens. Mr. Editor : You will excuse my recent encroachment upon the space of your valuable journal, which is our battle ax and political censor of tho Pacific coast. This being a time of political warfare, no time or opportunity must be lost. In continuing the review of the fundamental doctrines of the American republic, as endorsed by the State Constitutious, we act upon the principle enunciated by sacred writ—"Out of thine own mouth will I judge thee." The testimony of a man's own mouth is of the strongest kind. The late political revulsion of the American j nation places the Republic in the untenable position of a hypocrite, or as being i at war with its own existence. The nation must either be in favor of equality before ' the law, as announced in all their State; Constitutions, or against it. For the ua tion to pronounce universal...
For The Elevator. Important to Colored Men. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 27 December 1867
For The Elevator. Important to Colored Men. Mr. occupying a portion of, the limited space of your columus, in attempting to discuss the utility of colored j men engaging in agricultural pursuits, my purpose is solely to arouse their attention, to the mighty conflict which is imperceptibly creeping upon them—a conflict, which if they are not prepared to meet pecuniarily, must terminate in serious disaster to their future social position. We will commencc by assuming that the success which has attended the efforts of col- ored men is to be attributed to sympathy upon one side, and the pride of the white race npon the other, who disdaining to compete with colored men in the various vocations they have been accustomed to follow, left the whole field of labor open to their toil ; but the emergencies of the hour, combined with an overflowing emigration of people greedy to enter-every channel, has worked a radical change in the relative positions of both races—the whites, once so lenient t...
Letter from Sacramento. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 27 December 1867
Letter from Sacramento. The Storm King has been raging in this vicinity. lie has demolished houses, torn zinc from the decks of boats, unroofed buildings, broken windows, etc. Our small rivers are enraged like some troubled sea ; they devour everything before them, and are four inches higher than during the innundation of 1862, and are still rising. This storm is unrivaled in the history of this almost doomed city. The gtorm, or something else (patriotism, perhaps,) has aroused our people to a sense of duty. They have finally agreed tto celebrate Freedom's Natal Day. Rev. | Amos Johnson has been chosen President of the Day ; Rev. J. H. Hubbard will deliver the oration ; P. L. Hickman, poet ; A. Jackson will read the great Charter of American Freedom. Others, fully capable will officiate, thus makiug the celebration worthy the occasion. Last year some of our cities failed to raise money enough to defray the expenses of celebrating this grand jubilee. I hope' this will never be the ca...