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Letter trom Nevada County. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 13 March 1868
Letter trom Nevada County. Mcd Hill, March 8, 1868. Dear Children :—A little more than fifty years ago two cousins were born in Accomac county, Virginia. The mother iof one died, and left her little son to the icare of his grandmother before he was old I enough to feel his loss; while the other j lad, at eight years of age, stood by the jgiave of a father, determined that he would care for his mother, and never see ! her want if he could help it. ' J These cousins lived seven miles apart, j Every Saturday that distance was travel.led over by one or other of those boys, for dearly they loved each other, and on Sunjday, when one would return home, the 1 j other would go half the distance with him, i and they never parted without tears. In warm weather these journeys were made with bare feet, and I have heard one of j these cousins (who is now an old man, 54 [years of age) say that he has wept over i the foot-priuta of his little friend, and laid j sticks around them to preserve them e...
From the Sacramento Daily Union's Report of the Proceedings of ihe Assembly. Porter in the Rear. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 13 March 1868
From the Sacramento Daily Union's Report of the Proceedings of ihe Assembly. Porter in the Rear. The House took up messages from the Senate. Senate amendment to Assembly Resolution No. 9, relative to Rear Porter, (substituting the name of Bartlitt Kavauagh for that of Whitaker) was taken up and discussed at length. Mr. Warfield said Whitaker was a Mississippi Democrat, of African descent, while Kavanagh was a white abolition negro-hater, and at the last election de- 1 feated the Democratic candidate for Sheriff in Sacramento county. Mr. Biggs said he would vote for Kavanagh, on the ground that he considered a white man as good as a negro if he behaved himself. Mr. Brown, of Tulare, advocated Whitaker, because the occupation was particuarly suited to a negro, and besides, Whitaker had endured persecution heretofore for his Democratic principles. Mr. Westmoreland said he clearly foresaw, that if this discussion continued it would create a breach in the Democratic party. He therefore m...
Appeal of the Friend* cf the Pioneer Minister of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 13 March 1868
Appeal of the Friend* cf the Pioneer Minister of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. When no other minister of our connecI nection would come to California, in the early settlement of the State, Elder T. M. D. Ward, then in tho prime of life, left home and friends, and with the banner of Jesus in his hand aud tho trumpet of the I Gospel to'his lips cheerfully entered the i field and engaged heart and soul in the i work of buildiug up the kingdom of Christ among his people in tho outposts of the | Great Republic. Through hardships, penury, sufferings and reproach, he has moved forward, undeterred by the shafts I of enemies or the cold indifference of false ! hearted, pretended frieuds. A band of tried and true friends have i stood around him as a rampart of iron. | Of these were Fletcher, Sanderson, Dyer, j Green, Watkins, Sauks, Hubbard, Giles, Berghardt, Offer, Tappan, Hamilton, etc. The results of his labors may be seen in San Francisco, Sacramento, Marysville, Stockton, Grass...
(.AGENTS FOR THE ELEVATOR. I [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 13 March 1868
(.AGENTS FOR THE ELEVATOR. I CALIFORNIA. W m. H. Flarper Sacramento John H. Jones Stockton George W. Smith San Jose E. P. Duplex Marysvil.e Jos. H. Hatton —- Napaj J. H. Cason Benicia', L. A. Monroe Mariposa' James M. Reese . - Lincoln!' John Richards Santa Rosa. E. MeCabe Placerville [General Agent for El Dorado County.] J, J. Cefos Mud Springs R. H. Small Shingle Springs J. J. Levy Sutter Creek; Wrn. M. Smith Fiddletown; George Proctor Sonora i OREGON. Mark A. Bell Portland . Daniel Jones Salem j i NEVADA. W. Bullock Carson ... .Virginia City J Win. H. Huff Aurora BRITISH COLUMBIA. Abner H. Francis Victoria John Anderson Williams Creek j I I.P. Gibbs " K | NEW YORK CITY. J , Philip A. White.. .Druggist, 102 Gold Street| [corner of Frankfort.] J. J. Spellman 37 Park Row j BROOKLYN. Peter A. Williams 124 Putnam Avenuej, WASHINGTON, D. C. L Charles Datcher, Solomon G. Brown j, Wm. L. Jackson Panama, C. A. I, !
PETITION. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 13 March 1868
PETITION. To the Honorable, the Senate and Assembly the State of California, in Legislature assembled — This petition)! the Colored Citizens of Oalifornia respectfully showeth that your petitioners are native born American citizens, of ull age and of average intelligence. They are acquainted with the Laws and Constitution of the General and State Governments, and are noted for being alaw-abiding class, respectors of all the statutes of the land, and rendering due obedience to the powers that be. They are tax payers, and willingly render all the aid and assistance in their power to support the Government and institutions of the country. By the organic law of this State your petitioners are deprived of the Right of Suffrage, and we would respectfuly pray that your Honorable bodiei recommend to the people of this State an alteration of the Constitution by the addition of a clause to the first Section of Article 2d of said Constitution, in the following words, to Wit: Provided that noth...
LINES To the Memory of Adam B. Smith, Jr. By Annie E. Dteb. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 13 March 1868
LINES To the Memory of Adam B. Smith, Jr. By Annie E. Dteb. Farewell, dear friend ! thou hast left us, Left us in this world alone ; Hut the will of our dear Saviour Shall in earth and heaven be done. And the door at which you entered, You have passed already through, And in that ceiestial city, Heaven opens to your view. Yes, we miss you—oh! how greatly None but those on earth can tell, And if we still continue faithful, We with you in heaven may dwell. Now, one word to the Brannan Guards — Our brave boys dressed in blue : May the death of your young comrade Be a warning unto you. But let me to the worldly say, Now is the time that we should pray, And ask the Savior of mankind To purify and bless the mind. Farewell, dear friend, once more we say, Until we meet on Judgment Day, When we shall meet to part no more, On Canaan's bright and happy shore. An ingenious mechanic, in Bloomfield, Connecticut, has made a " Mosaic fiddle " from one hundred and forty different pieces of wood, and...
MARRIED. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 13 March 1868
MARRIED. In this city, on Tuesday, 10th inst., at the residence of the bride's parents, by Rev. Dr. Wyatt, James Eugene Francis, of Kingston, Jamaica, to Miss Lydia Ann Talbot, daughter of Mr. Henry Talbot, late of Philadelphia. Harrisburg and Philadelphia papers please i copy.
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 13 March 1868
! KOTICB. Elder J. J. Moore will deliver an address in the Zion Church, on Monday Evenino next, 16th instant, at 8 o'clock, before the Missionary Sons and Daughters of Clinton, and several other Associations that are expected to be present, who have been invited. The Address is intended to apply to Benevolent Associations generally. Admission free. The public is invited to be present. Mrs. Mart L. Davis, Pres.M.S.D.C. Mrs. Cornelia Warren, Sec'y. San Francisco, Feb. 21,1868. A number of ladies and gentlemen feeling [ deeply interested in the prosperity and the continuance of the newspaper, The Elevator, and also to assist the editor, who has nobly represented us as a people on the Pacific Coast, met 1 at the house of Mrs. Caroline Phillips, and organized themselves into an association called " The Elevator Aid Association." We have elected a President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, and a Collector. A meeting of the Association will be held on Friday Evenjng next, the 13th in...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 13 March 1868
OrLAJtTID CONCERT COMPLIMENTARY TO REV. T. M. D. WARD, —AT— Bethel Church, Powell St., March 25 THE following Ladies sod Gentlemen have kindly tendered tbeir valuable services for this occasion : Mrs. M. L. Smith, Mi*« Sarah E. Mi'es, •' 11. A. Barber, " Sarnh A. Lester. " Prior, " M. J. Sauderson, " Phelps, " Lucy A. Cauldwell, " Brown, " Sarah A. Pointer, " Mouiton, " Annie E. Dyer, Wm. H.Blake, Ja*. E. Brown, G. H. Hamer, Wm.H. Carter, D. B Jaekxaa, A. Loney, Jos. Gales, John Brown, Sol. Peninton. Prof. E. Pique Conductor. 09- The whole under the direction of ALEX. C. TAYLOR. PROGRAM M K . PART I. 1. Bagatelle—Selections from "Un Ballo," . Organ 2. Grand Cboru9—'• Moses in Eggrpt.'' 3. Baea Sclo—'o, Cruel Fortune," —Ernani Sr. Brown 4. Song—"Sing, Smile, Slumber,''—Gounod Miss Lester 5. " Far away the camp Sres burn.'' 6. Duett—"A ni(sht iu Venice,"—Arditti Mrs. Smith and Mr. Blake 7. Contralto Solo—"Scenes that are brightest,"'.. Miss Pointer 8. Grand Air and Chorus—' '■ lufhmma...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 13 March 1868
ENTERTAINMENT FOR THE BENEFIT OF THIRD BAPTIST CHURCH. A GRAND SUPPER will be given on Tuesday Evening, March 17th, 1868, by the Ladies and Gentleman attached to this Congregation, in the Church, coraer of Jane and Natema streets. Tickets or Admission (including Supper), 50 c. committee. Mrs. F. M. Montgomery, Miss J. Sharp, Mrs. S. Parker. Miss E. Jackson, Mrs. C. Phillips, Miss C. Harris, Mrs. E. Bell, Miss M. Phillips, Mrs. H. Miller, Miss S. L. Davis, Mrs. C. Barnett, Miss M. Jack'on, Mrs. A. Statia, Miss L. Lincb, Mrs. E. Lee, Mr. C. G. Kyer, Mrs. M. Vickers, Mr. S. Trueax, Mrs. E Thomp«on, Mr. A. Loney, Mrs. P. Liudsley, Mr. B. Mae Fee, Mr. M. Brown, Mr. R. Smith, Mr. E. W. Parker. FOSTER HOUSE, Noa. 50 &amp; 52 Third St. Between J and K Streets, - - Sacramento. THE Subscriber ban fitted up this New Estab lishment for the accommodation of the Traveling Public. The Lodging Rioms have been newly furuiahed, and the Bar contains Wines, Liquor# and Cigars of superior qualit...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 13 March 1868
untortih: America. LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, OF NEW YORK, Challenges Competition OK THE FOLLOWI.NO roiNTS, XIESFOZSTSIBILIT'Y 1 LIBERALITY 1 POLICIES GUARANTEED BY TUB STATE OF NEW YORK* Policy Holders allowed to Reside and Travel atiywhero on the Globe, except 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 fc CO., Managers Pacific Branch. No. 202 MONTGOMERY STREET. oc4-6m The Richest Man In the World. EXTRACT of a letter from BABON SOLOMON ROTHSCHILD. Paris, Bth of April, 1864, } 25 Roe Fauby, St, Honore. j Will you be kind enonghto bar* forwarded ts me here 200 bottles of your Indian Lininent; If you will send at the same time the account, I will forward you the amount through Messrs. Bolmout A Co., New York. Baron Solomon Rothchild having recommended to many of his friends Major Lane's Liniment, and they being desirous to proccre it, he should adviaa him to establis...
TELECRAPHIC SUMMARY. Datos to March 10th. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 13 March 1868
TELECRAPHIC SUMMARY. Datos to March 10th. The Court of Impeachment has been j organized, and Andrew Johnson summoned to appear before the Bar of the Senate' Friday, March 13th. President Johnson has thus far retain- j ed only David Dudley Field for his de- ( fence. He has written to William M. . Everts, W. S. Groesbeck, and others, but has yet receivod no reply. Ihe Free- 1 ident's friends arguo that the trial cannot be finished during the next four or five| months. t The President will respond to the sum- i znons in person, and then wait the action 1 ' of the Senate in his defence to filing a demurrer, when dismissing of the complaint and quashing of the articles will j be demanded. Hancock has asked to be relieved from the command of the Fifth Military District, because Grand revoked his orders i removing certain city officials. The re- 1 quest is made in the usual formal manner through the army headquarters. The forthcoming statement of the public debt will show a reduction of fi...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 13 March 1868
Pacific Mall Xteaiibliip Co.'si STEAMSHIPS FOR NEW YORK, JAPAN, AND CHINA,| CARRYING THE U. S. MAIL, LEAVE Wharf corner of Fikst and Bban.van Streets at Euvcn | o'clock A. iVI., of following dates for jSOSSKtIm ' PANAMA, connecting via Panama Railroad with one of tbe Company's splendid steamers from ASPINWALL for NEW YORK : On tbe lOth, 18tta md 30th of each month that has SO days. On tbe lOtb, 19(ll and 30th of each month that has 31 days. When tbe 10th, 19th and 30th fall on Sunday thej will leave on Saturday preceding—when tbe 18th fails on Sunday they will leave oa tbe Monday following. FOR NEW YORK. March 18th the steamer "GOLDEN AGE,"Capt. E. S. Farnsworth, connecting with the " RISING STAR,'' Capt. Conner. Making tbe through trip in 20 days. For passage and all other information, apply at the Pacific Mail Steamship Company's office, corner of Sacramento and Leideedortf streets. jyl2 OLIVER ELDRIDGE, Agent. NORTH AMERICAN STEAMSHIP COMPANY OPPOSITION VIA PANAMA THE N. A. S. S....
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 13 March 1868
Tlit Heroes oi Fort Wagner rHE NEGRO IX THE AMERICAN REBELLION:' HIS HEROISM AND HIS FIDELITY. BT WM. "WELLS BROWN, " Once a fugitive slave, and for many years paet 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. J OF this truly valuable work, tbe only book treating ot tbe services performed by tbe negro in tbe late war, the "Independent" says: " The Nkuro is the Rebellion*.—lt wa.s a happy thought when Mr. Wells Brown projected this work. It will be a bappy day for America when its pages are generally nudied and its suggestions faithfully carried out. The prejudice that has made tbe national arm bang down and its heart like water, has no parallel iu modern, if iu any history. That we should have treated a million of men, of tbe best material for soldiers, with such unspeakable loathing ; that we should have refused to allow tbem to help us till we had let scores if not hundreds of...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 13 March 1868
10th Term of the San Jose School POHXIFCKD O* Thui'bday* January 13th, 1867, 1 r PHE Term will consist of TWENTY WEEKS, j JL or five months, of four weeks each. PRICES, BOARD AND TUITION, Including instruction in Vocal Music, from $12 to $20 per month, ot lour weeks, or from $00 to $100 per Term—payable monthly, in advance.— Scholars to furnish tbeir own sheets, pillow slips, towels, kaif'e, fork, spoon, etc. Parents and guardians desiring to place tbeir children, will do well to cocsider the advantages offered by this School, and if they desire to place tbem at school, should do so at the beginning of | the Term. Instrumental Music, extra. jy2l-U P. W.CASSEY, YOUR TEETH ! mk TEETH ! SAVE THEM. HAVE yon the Toothache T Are your Gams swollen and painful? Do your Teeth crambl« away, and cease to be of nse to yoa ? Are yoar Teeth loose, and is your breath offensive?— Have yoa lost so many teeth that yoa can ne lon ger masticate yoar fo«d without great trouble ? If yoar ills, kind reade...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 13 March 1868
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