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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 17 May 1862
UNION CLUB ROOMS, APOLLO HALL, Pacific Street. Members and Visitors accommodated with all the necessaries and luxuries of life. CHARLES BALFOUR, Proprietor. Club meets every Friday night, Members are requested to be punctual in attendance. my3tf WANTED— A COLORED WOMAN TO Cook, Wash and Iron in a Private Family. Apply at O'Brien's Intelligence Office, No. CIO Montgomery street. apl9tf 0 LET—FOR BALLS, SUPPERS AND ENTERTAINMENTS, of all kinds, the Large Room known as Apollo Hall, Pacific, above Stockton Street. CHARLES BALFOUR, Proprietor. my3tf
Jfotortums. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 24 May 1862
Jfotortums. From the Goldeo Era. Development as Distinctive of Baces. To a philosohpic mind, the affirmative might arise of a possible limit to human progression. Some of the most prominent races seem to have reached the apex of advancement, and to be stationary, or on the retrograde. The Mongolian race affords a striking example of inert civilization, if not of actual decay. For hundreds of years their arts and sciences have stood where they are to-day. They have eeased to originate, and therefore to expand—to wax in knowledge, either practical or imaginative—and hence they have ceased to advance. The Caucasian race, in some of its gcneological branches, seems also to have approximated to the perfect ripeness that precedes loss of flavor and cessation of growth. Some of the old nations of Europe, that were once the upper and most vigorous of civilization, have ceased to throw out new shoots, as though the sap of enterprise had been withdrawn to new channels, or had developed them t...
Debates in the Seoret Session of the Constitutional Convention in 1787. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 24 May 1862
Debates in the Seoret Session of the Constitutional Convention in 1787. We recently, says the Call, came across a copy of the debates in the Secret Session of the Constitutional Convention, held in Piladelphia in 1187. By resolution, the debates were to be held secret by the members, never to be divulged. This resolution is sufficient evidence that the country' was greatly excited on the question discussed, and that it was feared untoward results might follow a public revelation of the debates. The badge of secrecy was religiously kept for, several years, when Lumber Martin, of Maryland, in explaining to his constituents certain matters connected with the formation of the Constitution, divulged a portion of the secret session.— It seems that James Madison, afterwards President of the United States, kept extensive notes of the debates, as did also Mr. Yates. In 1818, for the first time, they were compiled and given to the public under the sanction and authority of the gentlemen named...
War of 1812. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 24 May 1862
War of 1812. From an article in the New York Historical Collections, prepared by William Jay, Esq., mostly from official sources, it appears the whole number of Americans killed and wounded during the war of 1812, extending from June, 1812, to March, 1815, was 7738; of these, 2816 were of the number killed ; this includes both the naval and land forces. The largest number in the naval forces were at the engagement between the Chesapeake and Shannon, where the number of Americans killed and wounded was 145, and the British 85. At the battle of New Orleans there were 52 Americans and 2074 Brit ish killed and wouuded. The Americans appear to have suffered more at the battle of Bridgewater, where they had 743. killed and wounded, and the British 643. In the various skirmishes among the Indans, the Americans had over 1100 killed and wounded. In the engagement between the Constitution and Java, the Americans had 34 and the British &gt;61 killed and wounded. During the wholewar the...
THE PACIFIC APPEAL. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 24 May 1862
THE PACIFIC APPEAL. SAN FRANCISCO ; SATURDAY, MAY 24, 1852. The Appeal can be had at J. W. Sullivan's News Depot, near the Post Office. Wanted.—A Carrier and City Canvasser for the Pacific Appeal. An active, intelligent man can make good wages. Apply at this office. We have again glorious news from the East. Not only are the Armies of the Republic " marching on" to victory, but with them, the Slaves are "marching on" to Freedom. In our first number, sth of April, not two months sincc, we said, " The Government have not, aft yet, declared that with the termination of this war must come the termination of Slavery, but to this conclusion must they come at last." We were not alone in this opinion ; it was the general opinion of all liberal-minded men, throughout the country. In us, as in many others, " the wish was father to' the thought," but all knew that Peace and Slavery could no longer exist together : all felt that the irresistible conflict between Freedom and Slavery, which has b...
dommunifatums. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 24 May 1862
dommunifatums. For the Pacific Appeal. Jim Crow Exhibitions and Negro Extravaganzas, Mb. Editor — I have been patiently and hopefully waiting for some individual among your numerous contributors to take up the subject to which we now invite attention, who was adequate to the task of treating it in such a manner, as to give force and effect without being offensive. And yet, I am not sure that it is really best to be very choice in the use of either words or means in the exposition or treatment of a moral ulcer. Antidotes are seldom pleasant or palatable therefore when an evil is to be averted, perhaps, the shortest and surest method should be employed, without any reference to their offensiveness. The subject of ridicule is one that should concern the colored people generally, put more especially, just now, in consequence of the phase it has recently assumed in the State. Those Jim Crow Exhibitions and Negro Extravaganzas, for which Americans are so notorious; together with all their...
piscrilaiwous. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 24 May 1862
piscrilaiwous. McClellan's Wife Distributing Tracts.— The New York correspondent of the Bulletin is responsible for the following : The Washington Chronicle relates a fact concerning the wife of the commanding General which is looked upon in Washington political circles as possessing much significance. It is said that the wife of Gen McClellan is engaged in circulating the books and tracts of the Boston Tract Society among the soldiers—writing her name in each book. As the Boston Society is known as the anti-slavery organization, in contradistinction to the New York Tract Society, the ecclesiastics will consider this a significant item of news. The reason why Mrs. McClellan distributes the tracts of the Boston Anti-Slavery Tract Society, instead of those of its rival society in this city, is doubtless owing solely to the fact that the Boston organization has got the start of the other in the matter of furnishing her with their publications. i • » i i ■■ Largest Printing Press in the...
She jjjtaw. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 24 May 1862
She jjjtaw. The election in this city on 20th inst., passed off very quietly. The entire People's Ticket was elected. A destructive fire occurred at San Antonio, on Thursday night, consuming several houses. Loss about $25,000. Gov. Stanley has arrived in Washington from California. Gen. Fremont arrived at Franklin, Va., at the head of the army, having come by forced marches to the relief of Schenck and Milroy. Commodore Vanderbilt has given his splendid steamer " Vanderbilt" to President Lincoln, for Government uses. A fracas occurred on Wednesday night between two colored men named John Scott and Win. Freeman, which terminated in Scott's stabbing Freeman, it is sup. posed mortally. A Chinaman was murdered at Grass Valley on Monday night, and robbed of eighty dollars which he had borrowed to purchase a claim with. A fire took place at Boston on the night of the 11 th, at the corner of Broad and Milk streets, which destroyed property valued at $200,000. Washington, May 16.—Union pris...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 24 May 1862
meetings, &amp;c. MASONIC NOTICE. OLIVE BRANCH LODGE, No. 5, F. &amp; A. MASONS. This Lodge meets every Tues. day Evening, in their Hall, 306 Stockton street. The Monthly Meeting, Ist Tuesday in each monthNELSON COOK, Sec'y. San Francisco Literary Institute. Meet every Thursday evening, at the corner of Broadway and Mason street. Business meeting \st Thursday in each month. JAMES P. DYER, President. Philip A. Bill, Recording Secretary. The Daughters and Sons of Zion Benevolent Association, Was organised May 14th, 1860 ; and meets every second Monday Evening, in each month, at o'clock, at Zion Church, Pacific street. Names of Officers. Mrs. Emma Smith, President; Mrs. Sarah Moody, Vice President; Mrs. Frances J. -Cain, Secretary; Mrs. Wm. H. Hamilton, Assistant Secretary; Mr. A. B. Smith, Treasurer. Managers. Mrs. Julia D. Shelton, Mrs. Sarah F. Johnson, Mrs. Mary Ann Jackson, Mrs. Priscilla Miller Stewards. Mrs. Jane Smith, Mrs. Lucinda Bryant, Mr. Wm. Heron, Mr. Lew...
Poetry. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 24 May 1862
Poetry. For the Pacific Appeal. What Shall We Do with the Contrabands ? Shall we arm them ? Yes, arm them! give to each man A rifle, a musket, a cutlass or sword ; Then on to the charge ! let them war in the van, Where each may confront with his merciless lord, And purge from their race, in the eyes of the brave, The stigma and scorn now attending the slave. I would not have the wrath of the rebels to cease, Their hope to grow weak nor their courage to wane, Till the Contrabands join in securing a peace, Whose glory shall vanish the last galling chain, And win for their race an undying respect In the land of their prayers, their tears and neglect. Is the war one for Freedom ? Then why, tell me why, Should the wronged and oppressed be debarred from the fight ? Does not reason suggest, it were noble to die In the act of supplanting a wrong for the right ? Then lead to the charge 1 for tho end is not far, When the Contraband host are enrolled in the war. J. M. B.
JfrUrtiims. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 24 May 1862
JfrUrtiims. Slave-Hunting in the South. A clergyman in the South tells the fol" towing story: " The hunter was out once with another man, when, after a long search, they found the dogs barking up a large cottonwood tree. They examined the tree closely without discovcriug the negro, and concluded that the dogs must have been foiled, and were about to go away, when Mr. from some distance off, thought he aaw a negro's leg very high up in the tree, where the leaves and moss were thick enough to hide a man lying on the top of a limb, with his feet against the trunk. He called out as if he really saw a man, telling him to come down, but nothing stirred. He sent for an ax and called out again, saying he would cut the tree to the ground if he did not come down. There was no reply. Ho then cut half through the tree on oue side, and was beginning on the other, when the negro hallowed out that if he would stop be would come down. He stopped cutting and the man descended to the lowest limb, whi...
CONTENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 24 May 1862
CONTENTS. rap Column I—Developments of Distinctive Races — 1 Debates in the Convention of 1787.. .2 The War of 1812 4 " 2—Editorials 5 Communications— " Jim Crow Exhibitions" 7 Kingstonian 9 From Acapulco 10 " 3—Marriages and Deaths.. 11 Meetings, &amp;c 11 New Advertisements 12 The News 12 " 4 —Poetry 13 What shall we do with the Contra- • bands 13 Selections 14 Advertisements 15 Prospectus 16
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 24 May 1862
IMMiiutiunte. BOARDING HOUBE. FOR COLOltEl) PEOPLE.—MRS. TURK will accommodate a few respectable colored ale with Board, with or without Lodging, or .ring without board, at her residence on Sacramento street, comer of Chamberlain, nearly opposite the Catholic Church. Mre. T. will spare no pains to surround her guests with all the comforts of a home, and with a well Btocked Larder, and comfortable and neatly furnished Rooms, awaits with confidence the support of the public. Board, with Lodgu g, per week $7 50 Board, without Lodging, per week 6 00 Lodging, per week 2 00 Placerville, May 1,1861. inylO-tf DB.W.H.C. STEPHENSON, BA.CAJVMENTO, Office—Sixth Street, between J and K, No. 158, corner of the Alley.' The Blood Purifier and Pain Exterminator. ALL CHRONIC and ACUTE DISEASES, of whatever kind or nature; Rheumatism, Neuralgia; all complaints of Females and Children, successfully treated. Medicines casefully put up, and forwarded by Expres. CHARGES MODERATE. Miners and Travelers, all...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 24 May 1862
Advertisements NATHANIEL GRAY, UNDERTAKER, 641 Sacramento Street, Corner of Webb, San Francisco. Iron and Wood Grave Enclosures and Marble Tomb Stones furnished to order. my10-3m Dress Making and Machine Sewing, By Mrs. MATILDA THOMPSON, No. 725 Mission street, between 3d and 4th sts. ap12tf BULL'S HEAD, YATES ST, above DOUGLAS, VICTORIA, V. I. ENGUSH ALE AND PORTER, SPANISH and FRENCH WINES, French Brandy and Scotch Whisky, Choice Havana Segars, always on hand. JACOB FRANCIS. Victoria, April 16th, 1862. News on the Day.— The largest Stock of Clothing, the cheapest Goods, the best styles and the finest material can be found at Quincy Hall. A further reduction in prices has been made, enabling purchasers to make their selections, from a great variety, at rates far below those usually charged. The three sale-rooms, on Washington street, in Montgomery Block, are now filled with apparel of every description and embracing the latest spring styles. ap12 Barber shop and bath-house for sale...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 24 May 1862
UNION CLUB ROOMS, APOLLO HALL, Pacific Street. Members and Visitors accommodated with all the necessaries and luxuries of I ; fe. CHARLES BALFOUR, Proprietor. S@r*The Club meets every Friday night, .Members are requested to be punctual in attendance. my3tf TO LET—FOR BALLS, SUPPERS AND ENTERTAINMENTS, of all kinds, th Large Room known as Apollo Hall, Pacific, abort Stockton Street. CHARLES BALFOUR, Proprietor. my3tf