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Selections. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 31 May 1862
Selections. From the New York Independent. PROQHESB. The history of the anti-slavery cause is a curious, though, as yet, an unwritten one. The Cardinal Ximenes, a prelate as eminent for his sanctity as his humanity, and for his unbounded influence over the mind of the greatest sovereign of Spain— greatest though a woman —was its father ; and he could discover no better remedy for the servitude which was rapidly destroying the natives of the West Indies, and consigning them to perdition, than to make slaves of the blacker heathens of Africa. That bold divine of New England, Cotton Mather, questioned, in the next century, the accepted dogma that an Afrioan had no soul; and though he believed men were permitted by divine Providence to follow the devices of their own sinful natures, and enter into leagues and make compacts with the Evil One, he doubted if God created any creature in his own image but with the nature only of the beasts that perish. Another century passed away, when good ...
Free Blacks. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 31 May 1862
Free Blacks. In another article we have directed attention to the radical measures to restrain the entrance within our borders of the hordes of Asiatics now seeking our shores—a present and practicable evil of groat magnitude. But there is an impending danger of equal if not greater importance to the future welfare of our State, which should be provided against by timely Legislative enactments. Whatever may be the result of the war of rebellion now raging in the Eastern States, one consequence is certain—vast numbers of blacks heretofore hold in bondage will become free, and, to preserve that freedom, must seek homes where slavery has never existed or has been long extinct. So terrible is such a prospective irruption to those States most accesible to its advance, that their Legislatures have already enacted laws, or are engaged in the consideration of decrees, prohibiting the settlement within their limits of persons of color, bond or free. That California has not thus far been seri...
The District of Columbia Emancipation Act. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 31 May 1862
The District of Columbia Emancipation Act. By this Act the capital of the American Republic has ceased to be a slave-holding and slave-trading city. The event is one of vast importance. It places the American Government in its proper position with reference to human bondage, embracing, as it does, a declaration that the sympathies of the "freest Government on earth," as far as %hpy can be constitutionally exercised, are against slavery and are to be employed henceforth in the interests of Freedom. Thus has been removed from among us another of the ready causes of partisan agitation and sectional Btrife. It only remains to put down the rebellion, and to take one or two other steps to shake off the hold of slavery on the Federal Government, and to force it into its true position as a merely domestic institution. . That done, there can be no more national struggles over the question. Emancipation will be discussed in the States, and parties therein may and will divide upon the question...
THE PACIFIC APPEAL. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 31 May 1862
THE PACIFIC APPEAL. SAN FRANCISCO : SATURDAY, MAY 31, 1862. The Appeal can be had at J. W. Sullivan's News Depot, near the Post Office. City Agent.—Mr. John F. Moore will act as City Agent and Carrier. He will commence next week. Our Agents will please collect for the month of June, and remit as speedily as possible. The Police Gazette of this city is a wellconducted, and, generally, a very liberal paper : its usual view of matters, social, moral and political, r is above the narrow minds and sordid principles of the debased and vulgar ; it avoids the slang of political partizans, and the cant of those papers which pander to the prejudices of the ignorant and seek for popular favor by encouraging those prejudices. Thank God, they are passing away, "marching on" to oblivion : we believe the class, in this city, is confined to a little diurnal, of little circulation, less influence and no principles. But it appears the Editor of the Police Gazette is following in the wake of the journ...
Coramunitatumisi. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 31 May 1862
Coramunitatumisi. For the Pacific Appeal. Vancouver's Island and British Columbia Correspondence. i Dkar Sir.—" The cry is still they come." The Frazer, Cariboo, Stiekeen, and now another creek is reported by the magistrate of Antler Creek, which is likely to prove very valuable.. - The truth is, Cariboo and its creeks, gfulchea, etc., etc., are not yet known : every day brings into view the shining, guttering, covered golden ore. idea must strike us: how nature, or, in the bowels of the earth for the' jf its inhabitants. What would California or Australia have been without the mines ? Or what would nine-tenths of the world have known of Vancouver's island but for British Columbia, which would have had no name but for the Frazer River excitement in 1858. This idea may be worth following up. The wisdom of the Great Architect must not bo forgotten in our adoration of the god Mammon. ; . By the bye, we have received numbers 1 • and 3 of the Appeal, but we have to appeal to'you for No. ...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 31 May 1862
gnu MBL. SABAH A. HANCOCK, No. 105 Dupont Street. Dress-making, machine sewing, Embroidery, etc., done at the shortest notice. Trimmings of all kinds constantly on hand for Ladios' Dresses. Gentlemen's Shirts made to order, on the most reasonable terms. m3l-2m BROABWAY BRiWiRY. ALBRECHT &amp; CO., Nos. 629, 631, 633, 635 and 637 BROADWAY, Between Dupont and Stockton tit., San Francitco. Lager Beer, Bottled Porter and Ate. Saloons, Hotels and Families supplied."' my3l-3m
Poetry. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 31 May 1862
Poetry. 9 For the Pacific Appeal. ~| TO ANDALUSIA. Ton ask me if I think of you, And of the hours we've past, At even, or in the twilight dew, Hours too bright to last. And of the love-tales we have told, In whispers soft and low, While watching distant twinkling stars, That seemed to oome and go. And bow we've watched the pale moonbeams Flit o'er the summer sky, Sweet souvenirs of love's bright dreams, • Now lost to you and I. Don't ask me if I think of you, Such questions now were vain : In sadness have we bade adieu, And ne'er must meet again. The tie which once united us, Is parted now for aye; The couse we will not now dißcuss, Let come whatever may, Time and space must intervene, Between us, now and ever: When coldness reigns wherolove has been, ' Tib best to part forever. A fond regret in parting thus, May sometimes canse a sigh ! It matters not, since part we mgst, So now for aye, good bye. Xomis.
The News. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 31 May 1862
The News. Among the prisoners captured at the battle of Pittsburg Landing by the Federals, is John C. Breckenridge. The P. M. S. Co.'s steamer Orizaba arrived yesterday morning with the passengers, per North Star, from New York, May Ist. It is stated the Orizaba brought 1400 passengers. The steamer St. Louis sailed for Panama this morning. She had On board about 120 passengers, mostly fot Eastern cities There has been no telegraphic news for several days. Tho wires are down. Amongst the paifeengefs by the steamer Orizaba, is Rev. O. Wadsworth, pastor elect of Cavalry Church. Murder Cases—There are no less than 16 persons confined in the county jail of Sacramento, on the charge of murder. A friend in Ilealdsburgh, Sonoma county, thus encourages ns in our labors : Messrs. Editors :—Allow me to congratulate you for the good work you are doing for the interests of the people of color, and I hope your little sheet, in which we all take so much interest, may, in a few years, be fourfold i...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 31 May 1862
IPtttingA &amp;t. MASONIC NOTICE. OLIVE BRANCH LODUE, No. 5, P. &amp;A. MASONS. This Lodge meets every Tues. •day Evening, in their Hall, 306 Stockton street. The Monthly Meeting, Ist Tuesday in eachmonthNELSON COOK, Secy. Ban Francisco Literary Institute. "Meet every Thursday evening, at the con it of Broadway and Mason street. Business meeting Ist Thursday in each month. JAMES P. DYER, President. Philip A. Bell, Recording Sccrttary. Dupont Street Baptist Church—The Rev. Thoa. Ilowcll, Pastor—Preaching every Sunday, at 3 and at o'clock, P. M. Sabbath .School at 10 o'clock, A. M.
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 31 May 1862
Advertisements. Antelope Restaurant and Saloon. THE undereigned has just opened a first-class RESTAURANT AND SALOON AT HEALDSBURGH, Sonoma County, for the especial accommodation of travelers, Persons visiting the Geyser Springs, or other parts of- the upper conntry, can procure the best of meals at short notice. There is, also, a fine SALOON FOR LADIES, where all the delicacies of the season can be procured. Game of all kinds always on hand. my24-1m MRS. THOMAS WATSON. BOARDING HOUSE. For colored people.—mrs. Turk will accommodate a few respectable colored ale with Board, with or without Lodging, or jing without board, at her residence on Sacramento street, corner of Chamberlain, nearly opposite the Catholic Church. Mrs. T. will spare no pains to surround her guests with all the comforts of a home, and with a well stocked Larder, and comfortable and neatly furnished Rooms, awaits with confidence the support of the public. Board, with Lodging, per week $7 50 Board, without Lodging, p...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 31 May 1862
NATHANIEL GRAY, UNDERTAKER, 641 Sacrairento Street, Corner of Webb, ban Francisco. Iron and Wood Grave Enclosure? and Marble Tomb Stones furnished to order, my] 0-3ni Dress Making and Machine Sewing, By Mrs. MATILDA THOMPSON, No. 725 Mission street, between 3d and 4th sts. ap1 2tf BULL'S HEAD, YATES ST., above DOUGLAS, VICTORIA, V. I. English 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 Quincv Hall. A further reduction in prices has been made, enabling purchasers to make their selections, from a great variety, ftt rates far below those usually charged. The three sale-rooms, on Washington street, in lUbntgomery Block, are now filled with apparel of every description and embracing the latest spring styles. apl 2 TJARBER SHOP AND BATH - HOUSE Xj FOR SALE....
Page 4 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 31 May 1862
NEW YORK BREWERY ISTo. 119 Post Street, (Between Dupont end Kearny.) IMAGER BEER, ALE &amp; PORTER. Public Houses supplied on liberal terms. m24tf WUNENBITRG &amp; CO. UNION CLUB ROOMS, APOLLO HALL, Pacific Street. Members and Visitors accommodated with all the necessaries and Injuries of life. CHARLES BALFOUR, Proprietor. tejfThe Club meets every Friday night, Members are requested to be punctual in attendance. my3tf TO LET—FOR BALLS, ! SUPPERS AND ENTERTAINMENTS, of all kinds, tb large Room known as Apollo Hall, Pacific, above Stockton Street. CHARLES BALFOUR, Proprietor. my3tf
Selections. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 7 June 1862
Selections. Good Conduct of the African People. The remarkably good conduct of the African people, during the convulsions of the past year, ought to excite the attention and gratitude of good men 4 . 1 The free Colored people have avoided any course calculated to excite prejudices already too sensitive. In the South, they have justified all the good opinions that have been entertained of them, and put to shame the popular expectations. For the people have, for a generation, been brought up and fed on the fears of insurrection, rapine, blood, cruelty, conflagration, robbery and lust, should the slave lose the control of his master. Instead of this, the thousands and thousands of escaped or liberated slaves have proved themselves as kind, obedient, and as industrious as was possible in their circumstances. They have never proved fractious or indocile. They have never been revengeful or sullen. They have shown no indisposition to be restrained and guided by civil and special police reg...
Recognition of the Republics of Hayti and Liberia. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 7 June 1862
Recognition of the Republics of Hayti and Liberia. Mr. Sumner's bill for the recognition of the republics of Liberia and Hayti has passqd'the Senate, by yeas 32, nays 7. Senators Latham and McDougall both voted in the affirmative. The nays were Messrs. Bayard and Saulsbury of Delaware, Carlileof Virginia, Powell of Kentucky, Stark of Oregon, and Thompson of New Jersey. The bill authorizes the President to appoint to each of these republics a diplomatic representative of the United States, to be an accredited Commissioner and Consul-General, with an annual salary of $4,000. There is no reason to doubt but that the House will readily pass the bill. In the debate Mr. Sumner advocated the measure at considerable length, illustrating the trade and productions, the general statistics and commercial and political importance of those Statos of the Colored race. The area of the territory of Hayti, embracing 35,000 square mi les, was about equal to Ireland; its soil was rich with tropical lux...