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A Noble Act. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 14 June 1862
A Noble Act. A noble ship was bearing down on the English coast, under a stiff breeze and a lowering sky. It was not many hours be- fore she was in the teeth of a violent storm, rolling Mid plunging in the angry waters. The wind shrieked through'her cordage and her huge timbers groaned from stem to stern. She at last struck and became unmanageable, and hoisted signals of distress, A crew of brave and hardy men from the shore put out to rescue her living freight. Among these on board was a negro, with two orphan childen under his charge. The boat was soon filled with the affrighted passengers, and there was room but for one more—room for the negro, or the two little ones. Who should be saved—who left behind to perish? The faithful negro did not hesitate. Over the ship's sides he lowered the helpless children into the life-boat, and only called out, " Tell master, Cuffie did his duty," Hannah More was asked to write a poem on this touching event, but she declined, saying, "No art coul...
THE PACIFIC APPEAL. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 14 June 1862
THE PACIFIC APPEAL. SAN FRANCISCO: SATURDAY, JUNE 14, 1862. * Tho Appeal can be had at J. W. Sulli▼an's News Depot, near the Post Office. City Agent.—Mr. John F. Moore will act as City Agent and Carrier. t&amp;* Oar Agents will please collect for the nonth of Jane, and remit as speedily as possible- We have refrained, hitherto, from commenting on President Lincoln's Pro-slavery Proclamation in reference to the proclamation issued by Gen. Hunter, declaring the slaves free in the department of tho South, over which he had military command, in hopes that the President only denied that Gen. Hunter had " been authorized by the Government to make any proclamation declaring slaves free," in order that action in the premises might come from the highest source, t. e. the President himself, more, over, he intimates in his proclamation that he is yet undecided. He says, " whether it is competent for him, as Commander-in-Chief of the army and navy, to declare slaves in any State free, a...
®ommuniati<ms. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 14 June 1862
®ommuniati&lt;ms. For the Pacific Appeal. Mr. Editor :—Our people have of late been frequently called upon to contribute towards buying, enlarging and beautifying churches, and liberally have they responded to the demands made upon them. Such sacred movements are highly creditable to the movers therein, and are justly deserving the encouragement of all who have been raised in a Christain land, who have imbibed the principles of a Christain education, and felt the influence of the Christain faith. I am glad to see our people are turning their attention towards enlarging and adorning their places of public worship. Sacred history furnishes us with a precedent for erecting fine edifices dedicated to the worship of Almighty God. The Temple of Solomon was the first building erected for Divine worship, and the readers of Scriptural and Jewish history all know the splendor and magnificence of that hftly edifice.. The Heathens were also famous for the splendor of their temples of id...
Selections. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 14 June 1862
Selections. Measures for the Benefit of the Slave Introduced into Congress. 1. Recognition of the Empire of Hayti. 2. Abolishment of Slavery in the District of Columbia.. 3. Prohibiting our army officers from returning fugitive slaves. 4. Establishing a free negro Colony in South Carolina, to receive government support. 5. Proposes to aid the States to abolish Negro Slavery, by taxing the Southern people to pay for the slaves. 6. To repeal the Fugitive Slave Law. 7. To repeal the law which forbids Colored men from being Stage Drivers or from carrying* the United States Mail. 8. To prohibit slaveholders from taking their slaves into Arizona Territory. A Freedman's First Act !—On the return march of Mix's 3d New York Cavalry from Winchester to Washington, a large number of male contrabands followed the regiment. They were not permitted to be turned back or molested by the# commanding officer, Col. Mix. They built camp fires and groomed horses for the troops, who in return fed them fro...
Gen. Hunter's Action. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 14 June 1862
Gen. Hunter's Action. Gen. Hunter began in April last, to issue, in his military division, free papers to the Negroes entitled, under the Act of Congress, to their freedom, by virtue of services compulsorily rendered to the Rebels. Printed forms are prepared, requiring only to be filled with the name of the former slave and the signature of the General commanding' who emancipates him. The following is a copy of the first paper, and which probably caused so much discussion as to Gen. Hunter's measures for emancipation : " It haviug been proven, to the entire satisfaction of the General 'commanding, the Department of the South, that the bearer, William Jenkins, heretofore held in involuntary servitude, has been directly employed to aid and assist those in rebellion against the United States of America : " Now, be it known to .all, that, agreeably to the laws, I declare the said person free, and forever absolved from all claims to his services. Both he, and his wife, and his children, ...
m $w9. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 14 June 1862
m $w9. Wires down again. No telegraph digpatches for nearly a week. The steamship Sonora arrived from Panama on Monday morning, with about 600 passengers, and mails from New York. She left on the 16th of May. The steamship Golden Gate left for Panama, on Saturday the 7th inst., with 175 passengers and $631,532 31 in treasure. Small Pox.—This disease has broken out among the Indians of the north, and is sweeping them off rapidly. The Election in Oregon on the 2d inst., resulted in the complete success of the Union Party. The majority will probably be over 3000. Killed.—A Frenchman, named Ballofret, a native of the city of Lyons, was instantly killed in his mining claim at Negro Gulch, near Columbia, by the falling of a large lime-stone boulder. The quantity of wine made in California in 1861, exceeded 3,000,000 of gallons. Negro Soldiers.—The Boston Journal says that it is reported that several thousand uniforms and equipments have been issued for black regiments, who are to bo muste...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 14 June 1862
Ptttinp, &amp;(. 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 con «r of Broadway and Mason street. Business meeting Ist Thursday in each month. JAMES P. DYEK, President. Philip A. Bell, Recording Secretary. Dupont Street Baptist Church—The Rev. Thos. Howell, Pastor—Preaching every Sunday, at 3 and at 7£ o'clock, P. M. Sabbath School at 10 o'clock, A. M. S. WINANT. C. H. PATRICK. J. J. WIN ANT. mTINANT &amp; 00. Wholesale Dealers in CALIFORNIA AND OREGON Produce, Poultry, etc., Pacific Fruit. Market, Clay st. San Francisco. Articles sold on commission, if desired. Ships and Steamers supplied. in Slioalwater Bav Oysters jcl4-3m ST. JOHN'S DAY. OLIVE BRANCH LODGE, No. 5, F. &amp; A. Masons, Under jurisdiction of the M. W. United...
f»et*g. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 14 June 1862
f»et*g. Fur th e Pacific Appeal. In Response to the Gift of a Flower, from Hiaa G. B. L, This eimplo flowtr, 0 lovely one, I* well befitting thee; For in thy far off humble home, 1 pray the* think of me; And still though yearn of joy may coma, With soma faint trace of sorrow, The drooping heart of a weary one, From hope some joy may borrow. The song of the " Gaudy Chaplet," Perhaps you ne'er may see, But after a gentle shower, This flower has come to me : And I think of the gentle giver, And that dark and sparkling eye, And the memory of a simple flower, lingers as time goes by. W. H. M. Petaluma, April 16&lt;A.
piurellanrous. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 14 June 1862
piurellanrous. 'W From Saw Dohinoo.—The steamer brings us nothing of interest from Panama. We find, however, the following in the Star and' Herald with regard to Hayti: From St. Domingo we learn that there is a prospect of a misunderstanding between the Spanish and Haytien Government concerning the old question of the boundary line. Spain is determined to have the old limits established, but the Haytiena are inclined to resist what they regard as an unjust and illegal claim. The Spanish forces •re concentrating at Agua, and it is expected they will attack the ijaytiens unless they do as they aro bid. The Spaniards say that, if urged to make war, they will compel Geffrard to give up the lino claimed and to pay all the expenses. The Madrid correspondent of the Independence Beige, writing on the SOth ult., states that a royal decree, signed by the Queen of Spain, has created tho* famous Santana, who sold St. Domiogo to tho Spanish Government, the " Marquis do las Carreras," this being ...
CONTENTS OF NO. 11. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 14 June 1862
CONTENTS OF NO. 11. Page Column I—Death of a Noble Woman 1 Uncle Tom's Cabin , 2 Emancipation in Missouri 3 Colored Property-holders in D. C... 4 A Noble Act 4 2—Editorial 5 Communications 7 3—Selection 9 Meetings, &lt;fcc 10 Marriages and Deaths 11 New Advertisements 11 The News 12 4—Poetr 13 Miscellaneous 13 Advertisements 14 Prospectus 16
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 14 June 1862
Mrs. "SARAH a. hancook; No. 105 Dupont Street. Dress-making, machine sewing, Embroidery, etc., done at the shortest notice. Trimmings of all kinuo constantly on hand for Ladios' Dresses. Gentlemen's Shirts made to order, on the most reasonable terms. m3l-2m BROABWAY IRIWIRY. ALBRECHT &amp; CO., Nos. 629, 631, 633, 635 and 637 BROADWAY, Between Dupont and Stockton sts., San Francisco. Lager Beer, Bottled Porter and Ale, Saloons, Hotels and Families supplied. my3l-3m 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 country, 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 bo procured. Game of all kinds always on hand. my24-l m MRS. THOMAS WATSON. BOARDING HOUSE. For colored people.—mrs. Turk will accommod...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 14 June 1862
NATHANIEL GRAY, UNDERTAKER, 641 Sacrairento Street, Corner of Webb, sax francisco. Iron and Wood Grave Enclosure? and Marble Tomb Stones furnished to order. mylo-3m Dress Making and Machine Sewing, By Mrs. MATILDA THOMPSON, No. 725 Mission street, between 3d and 4th sts. • apl2tf 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. GEO. W. CHAPIN &amp; CO., GENERAL AGENCY — ANIJ — EMPLOYMENT OFFICE, SAN FRANCISCO, Find employment for all kinds of Help, House Servants, Cooks, Seamstresses, Grooms, Waiters, Coachmen, Farm Hands, Day Laborers, Mechanics, etc.. With the above, we have a House Brokerage and Real Estate Agency—Rent Houses and Lands, Collect Bills, Money Loaned and Hired, &amp;c., &amp;c. Kearny St., 3d doo r above Clay, lower side of I'laza. mylQ-tf News on thf? Day.—The largest Stock ...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 14 June 1862
NEW YORK BREWERY IS o. 119 IPost Street, (Between Dupont end Kearny.) LAGER BEER, ALE &amp; PORTER. Public Houses supplied on liberal terms. m24tf WUNENBURG &amp; CO. P. ANDERSON, Coat Renovator, STEAM SCOURER, CLOTHING ES TABLISHMENT, No. 79 Merchant Street, (Between Montgomery and Sansome Sts.) SAN FRANCISCO. UNION CLUB ROOMS, APOLLO HALL, Pacific Street. Members and Visitors accommodated with all 1 the necessaries and luxuries of life. CHARLES BALFOUR, Proprietor. fl&amp;'The Club meets every Friday night, Members are requested to be punctual in attendance. 4 my3tf
jSflcrtions. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 21 June 1862
jSflcrtions. For Prospectus and Contents see last page. Contrabands in Philadelphia. As various statements and conflicting rumors have been currently reported relative to the arriving of contrabands in Philadelphia, it may be well for the public to know the facts in the case. On Friday, March 28th, ninety one (no more) contrabands, men, women and children, reached here, coming from Harper's Ferry, via Baltimore. From the Ferry they came as far as Baltimore under charge of an officer, who had a list of their names, and who also procured their passage to this city, and sent them on. On arriving here they were refreshed at the Union Refreshment Saloon, and while left to take care of themselves, the news of their arrival having gone out, many, both white and colored, rushed to see them, and as though they had been long looked for relations, all were soon kindly welcomed toiemporary homes in Colored families, which favors were received with evident marks of gratitude on their part. In le...
Maryland Slavery. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 21 June 1862
Maryland Slavery. The Baitimore American, a paper of the j first respectability, has a significant ar- 1 ticle on the situation and prospects ofj slavery in Maryland. It affirms that the, mad course of the cotton States has virtually ruined the interests of the slaveholders in Maryland, as, in consequence of' their action, the value of slaves has been reduced to a nominal sum, as negroes, who a year ago were worth fifteen hundred dollars, now sell for three hundred; and the American, suggests that it is time for the State to save what it can of this species of property. It adds : " That the loyal men of the nation will longer tolerate slavery as a 4 political hobby' is not possible. It has to go to the wall, ' peaceably, if it will—forcibly, if it must;' and those who debate its merits in future, even here in Maryland, will have to confine themselves to its pecuniary aspects. The 4 precipitators have pretty nearly precipitated it; have dragged it at last to the brow of a precipice, ...
Robert Small. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 21 June 1862
Robert Small. The House of Representatives at Wash" ington, it is to be hoped, will be more just to their own sense of right and to their more generous impulses than to put aside again the Senate bill giving the prize-mon-ey they have so well earned to the crew of the steamer Planter. Neither House would have done an act unworthy of their dignity had they promptly passed a vote of thanks to Robert Small and his fellows for the cool courage with which they planned and executed their escape from Rebel bondage, and the unswerving loyalty which prompted them, at the same time, to bring away such spoils from the enemy as would make a welcome addition to the blockading squadron. If we must still remember with humiliation that the Confederate flag yet waves where our National colors were first struck, we should be all the more prompt to recognize the merit that has put into our possession the first trophy from Port Sumter. And the country should feel doubly humbled if there is not magnanim...