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©lit dkirator. O [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 11 August 1865
©lit dkirator. O SAN FRANCISCO: FRIDAY AUGUST 11, lHr,;&gt;. The Ei.kvator will be delivered to city subscribers by the carrier at 60 cents per moatb. We will collect the subscriptions on the first Monday of every month, when we hope our friends will be prepared for us. Subscriptions will be received by D. W. Buggies No. 310 Jackson street; It. A. Hall, t&gt;l7 Washington street; S. Howard, 320 Davis street; or by any member of the Executive Committee. Single copies can be obtained as above, and also at White ft Bauer's News Depot, 413 Wa«hipgton street ; Georgia Kes'aurant, 923 K-arny street, and at this office. ftsafllev. Amos Johnson will act as our Agent in Stockton. JBfc»y-I&gt;r. W. J. 0. Bryan will act as our Agent at Camptonville.
CALL FOR THE CONVENTION [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 11 August 1865
CALL FOR THE CONVENTION To the Colored Citizens ok California— Men and Brothers:—You are hereby summoned to meet in Convention in the City of Sacramento, on Wednesday, 25th day of October next ensuing, to consider and deliberate on subjects connected with our interests as citizens of this state. We have received hearty and cheering responses from Sacramento, Napa, San Jose, Marvsville, Port Wine, Benicia, and Other places. The apportionment will be as follows: One-half the number of members of the Assembly sent to the Legislature of this State. Counties from which only one member is sent will be entitled to send one member to the Convention. The exact number which each County is entitled will be given in the next number of The Elevator. By order of the Executive Committee, R. H. Hall, Corresponding Secretary. San Francisco, Aug. 3, 1865. The above is the Call issued by the San Francisco Executive Committee for the State Convention, to be held in Sacramento on the fouth Wednesday (25...
THE MECHANIC ARTS [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 11 August 1865
THE MECHANIC ARTS We fear wo pay too little attention as | a class to the importance of obtaining trades for our children. Many objections are raised which we know have weight in the minds of some, but which we do not consider sufficient to counterbalance the great advantage which a good mechanic has over other occupations. We will proceed to state the objections which we often hear, and which we will j endeavor to answer. Some say, " We will not apprentice our children to white mechanics, they will not learn them, or they will make servants instead of mechanics of them." To this we answer, there are some good men who • I will do justice by colored apprentices, and if a boy has any mechanical genius, lie] can learn sufficient during his apprenticeship to perfect himself afterwards. At all 1 events it is worth risking. Another objection raised is, "after a I boy has a trade he cannot get work; white employers will n# engage him, and white! journeymen will not work with him." We confe...
LIVINGSTONE INSTITUTE. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 11 August 1865
LIVINGSTONE INSTITUTE. Wo attended the meeting of- the Trusi tecs and Stockholders of this educational incorporation on Monday evening, the Ith inst., and as proxy for several Stockholders wo took an active part in the proceedings, and a more loosely conducted concern we never saw. Not a document bears any date, —neither constitution, circular, nor certificate of stock. We could with difficulty find out when the Institute was organized—none of the officers appeared j to know. After getting some data on which to I base our inquiries, the President, E. Jolmj son, Esq., gave a verbal report of the finan- | cial condition of the Institute. We gave I our views—heretofore expressed in our col- ! limns—on the subject of transferring the interest and influence of Livingstone Institute to San Jose, and uniting it with the school there established by the Plrcenixonian Institute, and now successfully conducted by Professor Peter W. Cassey. All parties present coincided with us in that proposit...
Wreck of the Brother Jouathau. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 11 August 1865
Wreck of the Brother Jouathau. Our worst fears are realized. Out of more than two hundred souls who loft here lon the 28th ult., nut a score are saved.— We were on board until within half an | hour of sailing, and bade adieu to our many friends, little thinking that in a few hours they would meet such an untimely I fate. \ictor Smith, Esq., had just arrived from Panama 011 the Constitution. He , was 011 board the Golden Rule when that steamship was wrecked, a few months ago; , he remained behind in hopes of recovering a large amount of money he had in charge j for the Government. He was unsuccessful, ■ and was taken sick at Panama with the ! fever. He was scarcely able to travel, i but his anxiety to see his family induced him to leave in the fated bark. Mrs. Smith and their children, who had been East with him, left here for Port Angelos 011 the Bth of July. Capt. De Wolf was an experienced navigator, and a careful, judicious commander. He has been running a long time 011 j the upp...
COMMUNICATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 11 August 1865
COMMUNICATIONS. San Jose, August 4th, 1865. Mr. R. A. Hall, Secretary Executive I Committee, San Francisco—Dear Sir:— 1 Your letter was duly received, and on Tuesday evening, Ist inst., was laid before the Phcenixonian Institute, when the fol- ! lowing action was taken : Wm. A. Smith offered a resolution, seconded by Henry Gray, that in the opinion | of this Association, San Francisco is the most suitable place" for holding a State Convention. After some discussion the motion was lost. The name of San Jose being substituted lor San Francisco, the motion was almost unanimously adopted. |' It was also resolved that a committee of three be appointed to prepare a letter to the Executive Committee, stating the ! reasons for their action in the premises. Committee—P. W. Cassey, Charles H. Mercier, John Duncan. P. W. Cassey, Secretary. San Jose, August 7, 1865. Gentlemen of the Executive Committee: ! —As the Call for the State Convention I hasa 1 ready been issued this letter may | seem ou...
, « «> >— A Voice from Nevada. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 11 August 1865
, « «&gt; &gt;— A Voice from Nevada. A public meeting of the colored citizens of Nevada was held 011 Friday evening, August 4th, in the A. M. E. Church. I). I). Carter was appointed Chainnatr, and •T. M. Coster, Secretary. The Chairman stated the object of the meeting, which was to consider the Call for a State Convention, issued by the Executive Committee of San Francisco. Mr. E. Booth moved that we respond to the Call, and that this county be represented in the proposed Convention, which, after some discussion, was unanimously carried. On motion, by Mr. Robert Tyler, it was unanimously agreed that we recommend Sacramento as a suitable place for holding the Convention. Moved that the proceedings of this meeting be published in The Elevator. Carried. Adjourned, subject to the call of the Chairman. T). IX Carter, Chairman. J. Moses Oostkk, Secretary. Jteßf An editor publishing his business : " \\ hy boots should be polished." Camptonville, Aug. 6., 1865. Rev. Johx J. ...
Truths. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 11 August 1865
Truths. Forgiveness is an angel of light. Revenge is a demon of darkness. Wisdom is light from Heaven. Virtue is the divinity of truth. Music is the essence of poetry. Poetry is the harmony of the universe, wreathed into the soul by Angels. Death is the transfiguration of the soul to higher conditions of freedom. Knowledge is chiefly acquired by failures, trials, and extreme conditions of life. Calumny is a weapon used by the envious—at which all truth-loving and aspiring souls are impervious. It often proves a scorpion's §ting to the possessor. Eliza A. Pittsinger.
DKKKItKKI) ARTICLES. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 11 August 1865
DKKKItKKI) ARTICLES. Serious Accident.—We regret to learn that Mr. E. Smith, of Mariposa, met with j a serious accident 011 the 6th of July. He hail a six-shooter in his hand which he let j fall, the hammer striking the floor, one of i the barrels going ofl', the ball entered the j center of his right knee, then made a cir- j cle around the knee, within two inches of j the place where it entered. He was about twelve miles from Mariposa, to which ■ place ho had to ride before he could pro- j cure medical aid—by that time his knee was so swollen that no trace of the ball could be discovered, lu a letter to Mr. I Montgomery, of this city, dated July 25, [ he says: "lean walk, with the aid of a crutch, but the ball is still in niy knee ;' the swelling has abated considerably, and my physician expects to extract the ball in a few days. He says I will be about again in a couple of weeks."
Extract from a Letter of Bishop Campbell. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 11 August 1865
Extract from a Letter of Bishop Campbell. The following extract is from a letter j to Rev. T. M. D. Ward, from Bishop Camp-! bell, and is dated 832 Carpenter street, Philadelphia, June 20, 1865 : "The bearer of this, Rev. William Offer, I is the brother whom I have appointed to j be a co-laborer with you upon iho Pacific const. I have appointed him to the pasto j nil charge of Virginia City, and to take the oversight of Grass Valley and Placer-1 ville circuits. Thus you will hereafter be relieved of the care of those places. Receive him as a yoke-fellow in the Gospel, and may the Lord bless you in all your! works and labors of love. My love to all j the Churches over which the Holy Ghost lias made you au overseer. * * * I j leave this city—setting out for a very long tour South and West. Id j not expect to return before late in the winter— if Ido before spring. lam on the Lord's j errand, having a heart and mind disposed to spend and be spent in tine service of God. May the Lord ble...
The Colored People's Educational Monument to the Memory of Abraham Lincoln. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 11 August 1865
The Colored People's Educational Monument to the Memory of Abraham Lincoln. The National Lincoln Monument Association, organized in Washington, I). C., April 25, 1865, for the sole purpose of erecting a Colored People's National Monument to the Memory I of Abraham Lincoln. officers : | Rev. 11. 11. Garnet, President. James Wormley, Vice President. Stephen Smith, Philadelphia, Pa., Treasurer. Walker Lewis, Washington, D. C., Assistant Treasurer. Lewis A. Bell Recording Secretary. Wm. J. Wilson, Corresponding Secretary. ! RESIDENT BOARD OF DIRECTORS : Carter A. Stewart, Samuel Datcher, John 'F. Cook, Wm. feyphax, G. Snowden, Thos. E. Greene, Collins Cruso, Wm. A. Nichols, Samuel Williams. AN APPEAL. This Association now appeals earnestly to a | loyal public, without distinction of color, to exI ert all their influence towards the accomplish- ! ment of this purpose, namely: The erection of I a colored people's monument in memory of our j late beloved President, Abraham Lincoln; said mo...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 11 August 1865
I The Trader* of I.ivingatoiM Institute. | A Meeting of the Trustees and Stockholders of Livingstone Institute was held in Zion Church, Stockton Street, Monday, August 7th, |at which it was resolved that a call be issued, , through the papers, The Elevator ami Pacifie Appeal, requesting all the Trustees and Stockj holders in the State to meet in Zion Church, | Stockton street, San Francisco, on the second WEDNESDAY, (11 th) of September, at 8 | o'clock, r. m., when a full report of the Institute | will be given. The election of officers will be held, and other | important business will be transacted. By order • DANIEL SEALES, Chairman. | J. J. Moore, Secretary. San Francisco, Aug. 11, 18C&gt;,'&gt;. There will be a Grand Mental Soiree in the I Zion Church on THURSDAY EVENING, the j 24th of August. It is intended to be a rich ■ treat to the community. Admission—2s cents. MASONIC LODGES. The Olive Bianch Lodge, No. 5, meet every Tuesday evening, at their Lodge^i/^# r R...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 11 August 1865
U. S. 7-30 LOAN. Br AUTHORITY OP TIIE SECRETARY OF THI Treasury, the undersigned has ansumed the Genera Subscription Agency lor the sale of United States Treasury Notes, bearing seven anil three-tenths per cent. Interest, per [ annum, known as the SEVEN-TIJIRTY LOAN I These Notes are issued under date June I'ith, 18«5, and j .ire payable three years from that time, In currency, or are j convertible, at the option of the holder, into U. S, 5-20 Six per cent €!OLl&gt; REAKLtG RONDS. These bonds are now worth a premium of nine per cent Including gold interest from November, which makes Ike ! nctual profit on the 7-30 loan at current rates, Including j Interest, about ten per cent, per annum, besides Its exkmp- ] TION FROM STAT* AND MUNICIPAL TAXATION, WHICH A WIS from osk to thru* pkr cknt. M"rr, according to the rate levied on 'other property. The Interest Is payable In currency, semiannually, by coupons attached to each note, which may ba cut off and sold to any bank or banke...
TELEGRAPHIC SUMMARY. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 11 August 1865
TELEGRAPHIC SUMMARY. The Overland Telegraph is still down east of Salt Lake. The mail from Den. ver brought papers to Salt Lake, from which a few items have been telegraphed. There were fears of a negro insurrection at Charleston. It was reported thai they intended to rise in rebellion, but on investigation it was traced to no reliable source. The health of Charleston is said to be excellent,except among the negroes, who are dying in large numbers. The Herald's C harleston correspondent says : The majority of the South Carolina planters, though most recently uncompromising advocates of slavery, already be gin to look upon emancipation as a benefit to them, and are inclined to the opinion that compensated labor in the end will be far more profitable and satisfactory to land-owners and the State generlly. All the principal South Carolina crops, excepting rice, aro represented as yielding abundantly this year. Kice cultivation is much neglected, owing to the disorganization incident up...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 11 August 1865
PRIVATE LESSONS ~™~ i FRENCH LANGUAGE, By J. JOSSET, Graduate of the University of Pari", late Professor of the Lammennis Normal School for Teachers. 034 Vallejo St., bet. Stockton Dupont. References At the French Consulate.— | Also, Messrs. GUSTAVF TOCOHARD, California Lloyds; E. GAZALIS, Merchant; Rev., J. CROKE, Col. H. LEONARD, U. 3. A. j at tf • BROWN'S BAKERY. 1223 Stockton Street, bet. Pacific &amp; Broadway. GREAT reduction of from 20 to CO per cent, on BREAD, PIES and CAKES—and made of the best the market affords. Family trade solicited, and goods delivered by our wagon throughout the city—fresh every day. jy7-tf MUSIC. ETCMusic, Embrodiery, And all kinds of FANCY NEEDLE-WORK, Taught by Miss PINDELL, 630 Green St., near Powell, HAIR WORK taught inall its Branches, including Souvenirs, Memorial?. Flower Work, Ornaments, etc. Lessona in the Spanish language given by a Spanish Lady. Terms reasonable. One of Chickering's superior Pianos for the use of pupils. ANNA P. W....
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 11 August 1865
Monday, July 31st, IHUS, WILL COMIiISCB Till Fifth Term of the San Jose School, TIIE Term will consist of TWENTY WEEKS, or five months, of four weeks each. PRICES, BOARD AND TUITION, Including instruction in Vocal Music, from $12 to $20 per month, of four weeks, or from $60 to $100 per Term—payable monthly, in advanoe.— Scholars to furnish their own sheets, pillow I slips, towels, koife, fork, spoon, etc. Parents and guardians desiring to place their j children', will do well to consider the advantages ofTered by this School, and if they desire to place them at school, should do so at the beginning oI i the Term. t-ff Instrumental Music, extra. | jy2l-tf P. W. CA3SEY, CABLE &amp;. GOKLEY, AUCTION AND COMMISSION MEKCHANTS, N T os. 724 and 726 Montgomery Street, Opposite the Metropolitan Theater. [Near Jackson Street.] WHOLESALE .t R»-uil Dealers in Ladies', Misses'* and Children*' Gaiters, Clothing, Hits, Caps, Boots and Shoes, Ladies' and Gluts' Furnishing Goods, Hosiery,and...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 11 August 1865
WM. McILWAIN, WATCH MAKER, No. 524 Battery Street, Opposite Postoffice— two doors from Jackson St. SAX FRANCISCO. Watches, Clocks anil Jewelry Repaired and Warranted. ap2 B Union Club Saloon, 734 Pacific St., near Stockton. TIIIS Popular Rouse of Entertainment is under the management of JOHN K. BLAKE, who will use bis utmost efforts to accommodate bis friends and the public. Superior LIQUORS, of all kinds, and the best quality of CIGARS always on baud. ap7 BASS' HA I DRESSING .. AND. . SHAVING SALOON, 925 Kearny Street. ap7 BOARDING HOUSE, PORTLAND, OREGON. MRS. E. A. HEIGHT respectfully solicts the patronage of the traveling public. 143 Second street, Portland, Oregon. TIIE LODGE HOUSE, A'O. 7 BROAD WA Y, NEAR DA VIS STREET, Formerly kept by H. Smith. THIS old established House is now kept by GEORGE DORSEY, who will use all his efforts to accommodate the traveling public. The Saloon is in charge of GEORGE VAN BUREN, who can always supply bis friends with good LIQUORS and CIGARS. VA...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 11 August 1865
SAVE YOUR TEETH! AN aching Tooth if properly treated and filled, can,—in nearly AEIBSt every instance—be rendered of vice for many years. Persons wishing their Teeth attended to, willj • receive justice, in the quality and prices of Dr CHAS. E. LANCASTER'S Dental Operations. i FEATURES and FACILITY OF SPEECH restored by natural aud easy tilling Artificial Den tires. Any number of Teeth mounted, on the most im-, proved plan, in a skillful aud durable manner. W&amp;* Office open all Night. All Operations warranted to give entire satisfaction, or no pay taken. '.CHAS. E. LANCASTER, Dentist. 912 Dupont Street. Between Washington and Jackson. Sign of the GOLDEN TOOTH. ray26-tf THE NATIONAL PICTURE, ' Reading the Proclamation of Emancipation in a Slave Cabin," IS strictly a subscription engraving, and can only be procured through R. J. TRUMBULL, | 302 Montgomery Street, Room No. 9, up stairs,— General Agent, or EDWARD BARTIIROP, Canvassing Agent, or by leaving orders at this offic...