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Minutes of the Organization and ProceediugS a, ■6 FirBt California Conference of African Methodist- Episcopal Zion Chiirch to America, held in Zion A. M. E. onurch, Stockton street, in the City of Ban Francisco, from the Bth to the 15th of , January, 1868, inclusive. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 21 February 1868
Minutes of the Organization and Proceediu gS a, ■ 6 FirBt California Conference of African Methodist- Episcopal Zion Chiirch to America, held in Zion A. M. E. onurch, Stockton street, in the City of Ban Francisco, from the Bth to the 15th of , January, 1868, inclusive. Wo received a copy of the above, ami have given it a careful perusal. There were present, Superintendent J. J. Clinton, presiding Bishop, two Elders, six Preachers, and four Lay Delegates. Committees were appointed on various subjects, including the State of the country, education, temperance, etc., all of whom presented able reports. A Ministerial Lit erary Association was formed, and three Missionary Associations—two in this city and one in San Jose. In reference to uniting the two Methodist connections, the following resolutions were adopted: Ist. Resolved, That this conference deem it inexpedient to attempt the consolidation of the two bodies at present. 2d. Resolved, That while we deem it inexpedient to attempt t...
•'Knowledge is Power." [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 21 February 1868
•'Knowledge is Power." In view of the political changes, affecting the colored people as a race, which are row going on in our nation, thereby rendering it essential that colored men should be conversant with the politics of the day and thoroughly understand the great questions of our country, local, state and national, in order that our influence may be cast in the right direction and that we may be able to assume intelligently responsibilities we may be called upon to fill, the undersigned have formed a Literary Association for the improvement of the mind and the discussion of subjects appertaining to the general welfare. An association of this kiud has long been needed. Rev. T. M.I). Ward suggested such an organization some months ago. He said there ought to be at this time one hundred young Fred Douglasses in this State. Rev. J. J. Moore also advocated the foundation of a similar society. Bishop Clinton recently alluded to the fact that there is no literary association among the...
Phcenixoniau Institute. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 21 February 1868
Phcenixoniau Institute. This association has formed a joint stock company, and is issuing certificates of stock. The capital required is $20,000, divided into 2,000 shares at $10 per share. The books are now open to recieve subscriptions. The following high commendation of the School of the Phoenixonian Institute is an evidence of its usefulness and of the ne cessity of securing the property—to effect which is the object of the new organization : We would most heartily commend to all interested in the education of the colored people of the Pacific States the excellent school of the Rev. P. W. Cassey, at San Jose. The school has been carried on by him for the past five years at great personal sacrifice, and has won a reputation of which its principal may well be proud. The polite behavior and intelligence of its pupils show the most faithful and judicious training. The present is a most important crisis in the history of this work. The property formerly known as the Bascorn Institute...
Letter No. 6 from Japan. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 21 February 1868
Letter No. 6 from Japan. Kanagawa, Yokohama, ) Japan, Jan. 23, 1867. [ Mr. Editor :—The opportunity is again afforded me of penning my sixth correspondence from the above port. I have nothing remarkably strange to write you, except it be that War is the leading staple product of this part of creation at the present time—Cain in quest of his brother Abel. Prince against Prince, and Tycoon against the Princes. It is in the order of the new development that the very meth ojs of civilization exemplify themselves by the decisive means of war. llow sin gular are the ways of Providence, and what to us, apparently injudicious causes, effect important things ; yet the same causes are the pre-destined evolutions of an omnipresent God. New Year's in Yokohama presented itself in the form of barrenness in friendship, amusements and novelties. All were interested in the one thought of Hiogo and Osacca—of the friends there, and of the probabilities of success in the newly opened ports. All there w...
A VALENTINE. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 21 February 1868
A VALENTINE. In true friendsnip without fear, He the cherished object far or near, I believe in a love that will right defend, .Meet out justice to foe or friend. If such friendship and love be thine, You shall be my Valentine. REPLY. Dear lady, thanks! yonr gift I prize Bevond its mere intrinsic worth ; It hoids a value in mine eyes No gold nor gems can e'er bring forth. While friendship true, and love are mine, I'll ever be your Valentine. An old picture in a Vienna gallery represents Adam smoking a pipe and playing billiards under a grove of trees in the Garden of Eden.
MARRIED. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 21 February 1868
MARRIED. In New York, November 28th, 1807, at the residence of the bride's parents, by Kev. John Peterson, Mr. Wm, J. Montgomery, of New Jersey, to Miss Virginia A. Magnan, daughter of Mr. John and Madam Ann Magnan, of New York. In Trinity Chureh, San Jose, on Monday, the 17th instant, by Rev. l\ W. Cassey, Mr. Benjamin W. Judah to Mrs. Namehoka Hickman. No cards.
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 21 February 1868
A MASONIC RKCOKD. A Hannibal Lodge No. 1, F. and A. M., ef San Francisco, meet every Wednesday Evening, at Masonic Hall, corner of Mason Street and Broadway. Monthly Meeting, first Wednesday in each month. George A. Devall, W. M. A. F. Phillips, Secretary. Philomathean Lodge No. 2, F. and A. M., of Sacramento, meet every Monday Evening,— Monthly Meeting, first Monday in each month. N. A. Christopher, W. M. Rev. J. H. Hubbard, Secretary. Victoria Lodge No. 3, F. and A. M., of San Francisco, meet every Monday Evening, at Masonic Hall, corner of Mason Street and Broadway. Monthly meeting, first Monday in each month. David W. Rcogles, W. M. Rev. J. B. Sanderson Secretary. Mount Moriah Lodge No. 4, F. and A. M., of Nevada City, meet every Monday Evening, Monthly meeting, first Monday in each month. John Adams, W. M. L. Gardener, Secretary. Laurel Lodge No. 5, F. and A. M., of Marysville, meet every Monday Evening. Monthly meeting, the first Monday in each month. I. M. Wiley, W. M. Jonath...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 21 February 1868
LOUISIANA RESTAURANT, EL DORADO STREET, Next to the Theater Stockton. rpilE Subscriber has opened the above establishi ment, whore he is prepared to furnish the BEST the Market affords, on demand. Board per week $4 50. Mbaus 50cts. Jf ANDREW BATES. CLOTHING for the HOLIDAYS AND FOR ALL SEASONS. Prank's Si cam boat Clothing and Gent's Furnishing Store, No. 213 PACIFIC STREET, Between Front an 1 Battery. READY-MADE CLOTHING, OF ALL DESCRIPTION, CHEAP FOR CASH. AIso—BOOTS, SHOES and nATS. Come one, come all. and give him a cali, He has clothes for Winter, and clothes for Fall, Clothes for Summer, and clothes for Spring, And every season the year will bring. [d 27 CAKES FOR TIIE HOLIDAYS, A T SWAIN'S BAKERY. [Formerly Swam A Brown,] No. 636 MARKET STREET, Opposite the R. C. Orphan Asylum, Between Kearny and Montgomery Sts. NEW YEAR'S Tables furnished with Boned Turkkt and Pioelkd Oysters, New York style. Weddings, Suppers, Surpri«e Parlies, etc., supplied with every requisite lor such o...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 21 February 1868
R. R. R. 9 0 OUT OF 100 OF DEATHS, that annually occur, are caused by Preventable Diseases, and the greater portion of those complaints would, if Iladway's Ready Relief or Pills, (as the case may require,) were administered when pain or uneasiness or plight sickness is experienced, be exterminated from the system in a few hours. PAIN, no matter from what cause, La almost instantly cured by the Ready Relief.ln cases of Cholera, Diarrhoea, Cramps, Spasms Bilious Cholic, in fact all Pains, Aches and Infirmities either in the Stomach, Bowels, Bladder, Kidneys, or the Joints, Muscles, Legs, Arms, Rheumatism, Neuralgia, Fever and Ague, Headache, Toothache, &amp;c., will in a FEW MINUTES yield to the soothing influence of the Ready Relief. Su&lt;ldon Colds, Coughs, Influenza, Diptlioria, Hoarseness, Sore Throat, Cliills, Fever and Ague, Mercurial Pains, Scarlet Fever, &amp;c., &amp;c., take from four to six of Radway's I'ills, and also take a taaspoonful of ...
TELEGRAPHIC SUMMARY. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 21 February 1868
TELEGRAPHIC SUMMARY. Nashville, Feb. 17.—Tho Conserva-' tive State Convention met in this city an J adopted measures looking to a thorough i organization throughout the State. Theyj warmly indorsed tho Administration of Andrew Johnson, declaring that our Gov- * ernment is established to give protection to the political rights and tho material in-1 tcrests of the white race, and should be bo administered. They propose to vote with the Democratic party, and with all i others in opposition to the existing Congressional despotism, and they declare that Andrew Johnson is the choice of the Democratic and Conservative people of Tennessee for next President. A mass meeting was held at tbe St. Charles Theatre, New Orleans, and resolutions adopted indorsing Johnson and affiliating with the Northern Democracy. Ex Governor Weller, of California, was one of the speakers. The Pendleton men, who have a strong organization in Chicago, are fearful that; Johnson has the inside track for the nominatio...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 21 February 1868
Pacific Mail Steamship Co.'s STEAMSHIPS FOR NEW YORK, JAPAN, AND CHINA, CARRYING THE U. S. MAIL, LEAVE Wharf corner of First and LiitASNAN Streets at Ei.bvicn SMS o'clock A. M., of following dates for PANAMA, connecting via Panama Railroad with one of the Company's splendid steamers from ASPINWALL for NEW YORK : On the lOtli. 18th and 30tli of each month that has 30 days. On the lOtli, 19tli and3Uth of each month that has 31 day;. When the loth, 19th and 30th fall on Sunday they will leave on Saturday preceding—when the 18th falls on Sunday they will leave on the Monday following. FOR NEW YORK. ( February 29ih—SACRAMENTO, Capt. W. H. I'arkur, connecting with steamship ARIZONA, Captain Maury. , Making the through trip in 20 days. FOR JAPAN AND CHINA. The GREAT REPUBLIC will sail Thursday, March stb. For passage and all other information, apply at the Pacific Mail Steamship Company's office, corner of Sacramento and Leidesdorff streets. jyl2 OLIVER ELDRIDGE, Agent. NORTH AMERICAN STEA...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 21 February 1868
Tlio Heroes of' Fort Wayixer| THE NEGRO IN TUB AMERICAN REBELLION : HIS HEROISM AND HIS FIDELITY. BY WM. WELLS BROWN, " Once a fugitive slave, and for many year* past well known as an eloquent public speaker." One Vol. 12mo. 400 pages. Price $2 50. Sent, post paid, upon receipt of price. SOLD ONLY BY SUBSCRIPTION. OF this truly valuable work, the only book treating oi the services performer) by the negro in the late war, the "ludepeudeut" says: " Thb Nmiho in tub Rebellion.—lt was a happy thought when Mr. Wells Browu projected this work. It will be a happy day for Aiaei ica when its pages are generally studied aud iis suggestions faithfully carried out. The prejudice that has made the national arm hang down and its h uri like water, has no parallel in modern, if iu auy history. That we should have treated a million of meu, of the best material for soldiers, with such unspeakable loathing ; that we should have refused to allow them to help us till we bad let scores if not hundreds of...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 21 February 1868
10th Term of the San Jose School OOMMBBCKD 01 Thursday, January 13th, 18G7, THE Term will consist of TWENTY WEEKS,j or five months, of four weeks each. PBIOM, BOARD AND TUITION, Including instruction in Vocal Music, from $12 to $20 per month, ot tour weeks, or from $U0 to $100 per Term—payable monthly, in advance.— Scholars to furnish their own sheets, pillow slips, towels, knife, fork, spoon, etc. Parents and guardians desiring to place their children, will do welt to consider the advantages offered by this School, and if they desire to place them at school, should do so at the beginning of the Term. /ar instrumental Music, extra. jy2l-tf P. W. CASSEY, YOUR TEETH ! gTEETH ! 1 S .A. V £ TT&lt; "Eh/L . r 1 [1 AVE yon the Toothache ? Are yanr Gums LL swollen and painful ? Do your Teeth crum- ® ble away, and cease to be of use to you ? Are your Teeth loose, and is your breath offensive?— ' Have you lost so many teeth that you can no longer masticate your fotjd without great tro...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 21 February 1868
ORTH AMERICA LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, OF NEW YORK, Challenges Competition % t ON THE FOLLOWING POINTS, RESPONSIBILITY 1 LIBERALITY i POLICIES GUARANTEED BY THE STATE OF NEW YORK. Policy Holders allowed to Reside and Travel anywhere on the Globe, except between"'the tropics, without Extra Charge NO EXTRA CHARGE For going to the Eastern States by any Route. NO OTHER COMPANY ON THIS COAST Offers either of these plans. J. A. EATON &amp;. CO., Managers Pacific Branch. No. 202 MONTGOMKRY STREET. oc4-6tn The Richest Man in the World. EXTRACT of a letter from BARON SOLOMON ROTHSCHILD. Panis, Bth ctf April, 18&lt;&gt;4, | 25 Rue Fauby, St, HouOre. j Will you be kind enougbto hare forwarded to me here 200 bottles of your ludian Liniment; if you will send at the same time the account, I will forward you the amount through Messrs. Belmont &lt;£ Co., New York. Barou Solomon Rotbchild having recommended to many of his friends Major Lane's Liniment, and they beiDg de...
I For Ibe Elevator. IMMAMEL. Article 7th. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 28 February 1868
I For Ibe Elevator. IMMAMEL. Article 7th. God with us in Europe. Concluded. The languages called Indo-European, or Indo-Persian, show an early migration from Southern and Western A Ma in a north-western direction into Europe, and an inter-marriage with the aboriginal inhabitants. Providence appears to have placed the Israelites in the current of this j emigration in order that they might be I carried along with it. The stream seems : to have divided into two branches, the 1 one passing into Europe on the east and 1 north of the Black Sea, along the south ■em slope of the Caucasian mountains, and the other on the south and west of that sea, through those provinces of Asia 1 Minor in which were the " strangers " to whom Peter addressed his epistk'6 in the direction of Thrace, Macedonia arid Dalmatia. Frcm Media the first named path I of emigration passed through Iberia and j Colchis, and here we find a trace of the Israelites in the remarkable fact that the inhabitants of those countr...