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Negro Suffrage. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 1 September 1865
Negro Suffrage. The following is the correspondence between a committee of the Union League in Savannah aud Hon. Charles Sumner, in relation to a petition of its members to the President, asking for the right of suffrage: Savannah, June 15, 18C&gt;5. Hon. Charles Sumner, Boston, Mass., — Sir :—We, the undersigned Committee of the Union League of Savannah, Ga., have the honor to present to you these our petitions to his Excellency Andrew Johnson, President of the United States, signed personally by the hands of some three hundred and fifty loyal citizens. We respectfully ask that you will present them to His Excellency the President, and we bog that Your Honor will use all of your influence in our behalf, and oblige, Very respectfully, Your humble servants, Jos. C. Jackson', Chairman. Geo. R. J. Dolly, Cor. See. Benj. W. Roberts, Peter Duncan, Joseph S. Tison. Boston, Bth July, 1865. Gentlemen :—Your petition, asking for the right to vote, has been forwarded to me here, with ...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 1 September 1865
Thk President of the Chicago Fair has published a statement, from which it aj&gt;pears that tin* proceeds up to that time amount to about $200,000, of which $50,000 is given to the Christian Commission, and the remainder divided between the Sanitary Commission and the Soldier's Home.
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 1 September 1865
NOTICE. Rev. T. H. Fkarx, D. I)., late of Oregon, and now en route to Knoxville, Tennessee, to take charge of the Knoxville District Halstein Conference, to which he has been appointed by Bishop Clarke, will preach in Zion Church, Stecktan Street, (late Starr King's) this FRIDAY EVENING, September Ist. Services will commence at 8 o'clock. Mr. Pharn is an able and eloquent preacher, and having lately visited Tennessee and being thoroughly in sympathy with the l-'rcedmen, will interest all who hear him. All are earnestly invited to attend. Seats free. There will be preaching at the A. M. E. Union Church, Powell street, on Sabbath next, at 11 o'clock, A. M., at 24 and 74, P. M. Seats free. All are cordially invited. Sabbath School at 12 o'clock. T. M. D. Ward, Pastor. Preaching in Zion Church, Stockton street, next Sunday, at 104 o'clock, A. M., at 24, p. M., and at 74 in the evening. Sabbath School at 1 P. M. J. J. Moore, Pastor.
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 1 September 1865
Tlie Livingstone Institute* A Meeting of the Livingstone Institute convened in the /ion Church, Stockton street, Au- : gust 7th, 1865, at 8 o'clock. The meeting was j called to order by Mr. 11. M. Collins, and upended with prayer; after which, it was, on motion, Resolved.— lhat Mr. 1). Scales act as Chairman of the meeting. It was further Resolved—'lhat J. J. Moore act as Secretary. After which the Constitution of the Institute | was read. It was then, on motion, Resolved—That E. Johnson, Esq., give the ! meeting an outline statement, setting forth the I progress and present position of the Institute, i It was then, on motion, ' Resolved—That the Executive Committee of the Institute be requested to publish a Circular setting forth the progress and present position of the Institute. It was further Resolved—That when this meeting adjourned, that it adjourn to meet on the SECOND Wednesday (l.'Jth) of September next, in the Zion ! Church, San Francisco, at 11 o'clock, A. M. | It was als...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 1 September 1865
THE NATION: A Weekly Journal of Politics, Literature, Science and Art. WILL UK PUBLISHED JULY Cm, 1865. Tkkms—Three dollars per annum, in advance ; Six months, Two Dollars. ITS MAIS OIJECrB WILL BE: FIRST— The discussion oHbe topics of the day, and, above all, of legal,'economical, and coni *titutional questions, with greater accuracy and moderation than are now to be found iu the daily pr«ss. Second—The maintenance and diffusion of true democratic principles i.i society and government, ,md the advocacy and illustiation of whatever in legislation or in manners seems likely to promote a more equal distribution of the fruits ol progress aud civilization. Third—The earnest and persistent consideration of the condition of the laboring class at the South, i as a matter ol vital interest to the nation at large, ; with a view to the removal of all artificial distinctions between them and the rest of the population, and the securing to them, as far as education and justice can do it, of an ...
The Koolstcps of Decay. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 8 September 1865
The Koolstcps of Decay. The fo'lowing is a translation from an ancient Spanish poem, which, says the Edinburg Review, is surpassed by nothing with which we are acquainted in the Spanish language, except the " Ode of I ouis de Leon : " " Oh ! let the soul its s'umbers break— Arouse its senses and awake, To s&lt; e how soon Life in its glories glides away. And the siern fo &gt;tste s of decay Come stealing on And while we view the rolling tide, Down which our flowing minutes glide Away so fast, Let us the present hour emp'oy, And deem each future dream a joy, Already past. Let vain hope deceiv.* the mi"d, — No happier let us hope to find To morrow than to-d^y. Our golden dream- of jore were bright, Like them t 1 e present shail delight— Lki them decay. Our lives like hasting streams must be, r l hat into one en. ulphing sea Are doomed to fall— The sea of death, whose waves roll on O'er krng and kingdom, crown and thione, And swallow all. Alike the liver's lordly tHe, A...
Late Illness of Daniel S. Dickin- | [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 8 September 1865
Late Illness of Daniel S. Dickin- | son.—A recent number of the New Yoik Times has the following : United States District Attorney Dickinsoa's illness having been alluded to in some of the papers, it is proper that his; friends and the public i-hould be advised of the state of the case. Dickinson was! prostrated by a most violent attack cf fe j ver about three weeks since, from which ! he is now rapidly recovering. His labors; for the last four years have been such asj few constitutions, even the most young and vigorous, cou'd have borne ; but he&gt; seemed to live upon excitement, riding by j night and day, and addressing vast crowds at distant p iuts frcm each other, and; seemed to know no fatigue. Out the sudden collapse of the rebellion left him from the excitement which had buoyed him up, j and his overtaxed brain and body came! back to claim their compensation for pre- 1 vious over-workings. The fever has run ; its course, and his physician says that in j a few days he...
Shall Start' or >ation Control (lie Suffrage ? [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 8 September 1865
Shall Start' or &gt;ation Control (lie Suffrage ? The question of extending suffrage to the colored citizens of the country is eliciting general int rest and discussion.— Loyal citizens are nearly unanimous in the opinion that the men who have wi lded the bay met for the national defence should be al owed to use the ballot for national security and the righteous administration of the laws. It is clearlyseen that there can bo no lasting peace in the country until the doctrines of the Declaration of Independence are practically recognized throughout the Union, and State and Federal Governments alike consider all men equal before the law I'lie teuibe lessons of the last four years have taught all thoughtful supporters of the Union that it is not safe to deny or ig ore the divinely revealed truth that (Jod hath made of one blood all nations! of men—that it is wicked and dangerous ;o proscribe four millions of people whose devoted loyalty to the Republic is unquestioned. The scor...
Murium*; .1 itna«*l linn. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 8 September 1865
Murium*; .1 itna«*l linn. I lie New York .papers contain notices , of tlio death of this celebrated woman, at Washington Mights, on the 10th of July, ut the advanced ago of 1)2 years. She was horn in the cabin of a French frigate, the captain of which, on the death of her mother, left her in friendly hands, at Newport, K. I. At 17 years of ago she eloped with a British officer, C &gt;1. (,'mx, then moving in the first circles of Now i \ ork. For eome years she was a most celebrated belle, acquainted and influen- ! tial with many of the first men of the c untry. It is said that she inspired tenj dor emotions in the hearts of 'Patrick Henry, Benedict Arnold, and Aaron Burr whom she afterwards married.— Benjamin Franklin called her his "Fairy j Queen," and Lafayette was greatly ;charmed with her. But from all the i crowd of admirers, she turned to marry Stephei Jurnel, a rich, bird working ( French wine merchant. After she hud | lost and won again for him a fortune, he died at ...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 8 September 1865
JOB PRINTING. CARDS, CIRCULARS, BILL-HEADS, etc., « Neatly Executed and on Reasonable Term?. ROOM NO. 9, Phcenlx Building, cor. Sansome and Jackson sts. ftjgr* Orders received for HOOK BINDING in every style. SUBSCRIPTIONS received at this Office for the following Works of Art: " Reading the Emancipation Proclamation in a Slave Cabin." Proof impressions, handsomely framed £7 M President Lincoln at Home." A striking likeness of the late President and youngest son. Froof, framed $5 " In Memoriam.'' A Lithograph, large size, accompanying "Puck " the Pacific Pictorial. Price, $2, which entitles the purchaser to nve.ve numbers of Puck. Subscriptions also received for th« New York Anglo African. The first volume of the ANGLO AFRICAN MONTHLY MAGAZINE for sale, containing ii portr»it ot the celebrated colored Novelist, ALEXANDER DUMAS. Also, correct likeness jn character of IRA ALDRIDGE, the African Roscius. P. A. BELL, Agent. OAKLAND FERRY. San Francisco and Oakland Railroad and Ferry Lino...
®lic dictator. O [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 8 September 1865
®lic dictator. O SAN FRANCISCO: FRIDAY BF.P EMRKR 8. 1865. j - Tus Elevator will be delivered to ciiy subscribers by the currier at 50c«nt* per roonib. We will collect the subscriptions on the. firsi Monday of every month, when we hope our friends will be prepared for us. Subscriptions will be received by D. W. Rugglef No. 310 Jackson street; It. A. H#U, 917 Washington ctreet; S. Howard, 326 Divis street; or by any member of the Executive Committee. Single copies can be obtained as above, and also | at White &amp; Btuer's New* Depot, 413 Washington I street; Georcia Itee'aurant, 923 K-arny street, itud at this office.
The Elevator Reading-Room. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 8 September 1865
The Elevator Reading-Room. We propose opening a Reading-Room as soon as fifty subscribers can be procured. The terms will be as follows: Two dollars entrance j fee and twenty-five cents per week. The entrance fee will he used for fitting up the Rooms, and no money will he expended un- j til the full number is obtained. Sulisc ; ptions may be paid to Messrs. W. 11. Yates, J- It. Staukey, R. A. Hall, or any member of the Executive Committee, and at this office. !'• A. Bell. Bfeiy Mr. Wm. 11. Harper will act as our Agent in Sacramento. Amos Johnson will act as our Agent in Stock ion. Dr. W. J. 0. Bryan will act as our Agent at Camptonville.
CALL FOR THE CONVENTION [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 8 September 1865
CALL FOR THE CONVENTION To THK COLOKED CITIZKNS OF 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, Marysville, i'ort Wine, Benieia, and other places. The apportionment will be as follows: One-half the number of members of the Assembly sent to the Legislature of thi&gt; State. Counties from which only one member is sent will be entitled to send one member to the Convention. By order of the Executive Committee, K. 11. lIALL, (Corresponding Secretary. Sin 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 (25th) of October. The time and place meet the concurrence of our friends throughout t...
Disintegration of the Union Party. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 8 September 1865
Disintegration of the Union Party. The result of th&lt;&gt; election on Wednesday in this city convinces t us that under i its present (or former, we should say,) or-| ganization the Union party, as a political, body, is broken up, and the sooner that fact is acknowledged by Union men, a: d | a sounder, healthier organization effected, j one founded on the principles for which our four years' war was waged,—principles which were made holy by Lincoln's death, and sealed by the peace which the! armies of the Union have conquered,—the sooner will stability be secured and harmony restored. The Democratic party has triumphed— not by its own strength, but by the division of the Union forces, and the treachery of the People's party. The split in the Union ranks was not based on principle—l there was no principle involved, for, unfortunately, all branches of the Union' party have been about as devoid ol principle at this election as the Democratic! party. •One branch, those ...
te Fuie Arts—Musifc, Painting and Poetry. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 8 September 1865
te Fuie Arts—Musifc, Painting and Poetry. "Let me write the songs for the people," said an ancient writer, "arid I care M not who makes the laws," —intimating |! thereby that the hearts of "the people " h were easier reached through the senses i than through the judgment. And so it is even now as then. A love of the Arts, ; and an appreciation of the beautiful and I true, is doing more- to bring the American 1 people to a just realization of their duty than all the laws ever made, or all the | proclamations ever issued. ( Within the past four years of war andj I strife, more true poetry has been written f which sinks deep into the hearts of " the!' people," and there remains ; more stirring j I music lias been composed, which strikes i the popular ear, and the strains become familiar, while harmonious melodies wake the mighty soul of " the people," and give it food for thought ; more sublime conceptions have sprung from the brain of the j limner, and have been out in stone, etched j...
Hon. S. Coliax and the Colored People. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 8 September 1865
Hon. S. Coliax and the Colored People. The following noto wan sent through flu; post office to Hon. S. Colfax, on .the 1 21st ult. No answer being received up to the 20th, Mr. Iv A. Ilall wrote another and took it to the Occidental Hotel, and i saw it put into Air. Colfax's box. On the 1 30th and 31st Mr. Hal) called at the hotel, ' but the honorable gentleman failed to no- J tice ft. : I Why this omission? Did the Speaker;' fear to express his opinion on the great ! question of our rights? We notice that J he has been remarkably reticent on that - subject. He alluded to it somewhat fa-1 &lt; vorably in Victoria, but that was in the 1 British possessions. In America he has I not Raid a word about it. Trior to his departure, a couple of his! I friends, gentlemen high in position, and prominent leaders in the Union party—■ I without knowing anything of our note to him—suggested to Mr. Colfax the propriety of meeting the colored citizens of San Francisco, either in public, or t...