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COMMUNICATIONS. (For 'be Elevator.) Soiree at the Ziou M. E. Church oa tha 24th of August. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 8 September 1865
COMMUNICATIONS. (For 'be Elevator.) Soiree at the Ziou M. E. Church oa tha 24th of August. Mis. Editor : —According to announcement in your journal, the above entertainment came off, and reflected much credit on its conductor, Rev. J. J. Moore, and particularly on the juvenile portion who excelled in giving poems and prose recitations, from various authors, and singing some elegant and popular airs. These entertainments are truly encouraging to the young,and ought to be more so to parents and guardians. While viewing them on the platform, and admiring their efforts, when their innocent souls seemed to be worked up to the meaning of 'their pieces, we, too, felt as if we " would be a | boy again ;" and many who were present felt, no doubt, if they had their "chances" this day, they would be carving out their ! people's history, to be left behind as the triumph of their acknowledgments. Notwithstanding, the way is opening, the work is before us, tin; greater portion of which depends on...
• CI > Correspondence. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 8 September 1865
• CI &gt; Correspondence. To Mr. J. Madison Beli,— Dear Sir: —The undersigned, highly ap- : predating your literary and poetic abilities, and valuing at what wo consider I their true estimate, the many contributions you havfe given to our literature, and the willingness you have ever shown , to render your aid on every public occa- .! sion and for every benevolent object, j whenever called upon, without remuneraj tion, deem that such services should not 1 go wholly unrequitted. We therefore request that you will give a public reading of a selection of your | poems, at such time as may be most con- ; venient to yourself; and we will endeavor ' j to make it r&lt; inunerative as well as complimentary. i We will make all the necessary arrango--1 j ments as regards place, etc. T. M. I&gt;. Ward, P. A. Hell, J. P. Dyer, I). W. Ruccles, S. Howard, S. Peneton, T. H. McCi JLLOCH, 11. M. COLLI NH, W. 11. HAIL, H. Fletchkr, George Deval. San Fravcisco, August 31st, To M...
Letter from Detroit [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 8 September 1865
Letter from Detroit Detroit, August 3, 1865. Mr Editor : —1 am still " harping on my daughter." 1 can't let up on New York. Of course there are many things to approve and admire—the public schools of the city are monuments of glory ; but to my eye the children looked small, lean and yellow ; possibly a strong, vigorous race may spring from these attenuated looking children, but I don't believe it. In the avenues up town, where wealth resides, the children looked healthy but delicate, and very few boys in sight—boys are such wild, romping creatures,possibly they have gone out of fashion. The young ladies in those districts looked intelligent and refined, but very delicate. Looking at them reminded me of a yoiftig Englishman who said he was affraid to waltz with the young ladies of America, because he feared they would break down, and he might be hanged for murder. Mr Jefferson, I think it was, said he hoped there would never be any very large cities in America, because he believed th...
Resolutions of Condolence. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 8 September 1865
Resolutions of Condolence. At a Special Meeting of Wethington Lodge No. 8, F. and A. M., held 011 Thursday evening, August 17, 1865, (A. L. 58C5,) the following resolutions of condolence were unanimously adopted : Resolved—That this Lodge has learned with heartfelt sorrow of the death of our late worthy Brother, Henry G. Brown, 011 the ill-fated steamship Brother Jonathan. Resolved,—That we sincerely mourn his loss as one faithful to his friends, a genial companion, a devoted son to a dependant mother, and a liberal and zealous brother. Resolved—That these resolutions be spread upon the record, and a copy thereof be transmitted to the family of our late Brother. John G. Pallier, G. M. James E. Brown, Secretary.
Our Rsading-Room. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 8 September 1865
Our Rsading-Room. We intend connecting with our ReadingRoom a Course of Lectures 011 miscellane- 1 ous subjects, to be delivered monthly,— 1 perhaps oftener. We also contemplate establishing a Library. To all of which j subscribers will have access without extra 1 charge. We will have 011 our files papers from all parts of the world. Mis. W. 11. Hall delivered an address on our claims to "Equality before the Law," Reconstruction, the Convention,and kindred subjects, Tuesday evening, sth instant, in Sacramento. The ability of this gentleman as a finished orator and close reasoner is well known, and on such subjects, with which lie is thoroughly con- \ vcrsant, he must have been trulv brilliant. ! — The 'Livingstone Institute.—The meeting of Stockholders of this educational organization takes place next Wednesday. We hope parties who are interested will either be present, or, if they approve our plan (see last number), communicate with us. He quick, for the time is short. tSUii* Wante...
Latest Trlttirxpli NtWh [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 8 September 1865
Latest Trlttirxpli NtWh Ralf.iqh, N. C., August 30.—Lieutenant Halm has arrived from a trip through tho | northeast portion of the State, and reports that the people refuse to recognize the freedom of the blacks, who are whipped ; and tortured in the most fiendish manner, and the men express the des re of shooting j and killing these poor creatures, lie also says that a perfect reign of terror exists in that portion of the State, on account of the absence of the military. New York, August 30.—The steamer Columbia, from Havana, with dates to the 26th, has arrived. News from St. Domingo announces that the revolution is going on in that Island—the capital and other towns having pronounced against 1 General I'emental, and declared in favor of Gen. Jose Maria Cambral, naming him j Protector of the Republic, ami authorizing him to take the immediate and supreme i command until a new Government can be established. Gen. I'emental is charged with conducting affairs with complete defiance of ...
DIED. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 8 September 1865
DIED. I&lt;i Cositmtn, Canada West, July Slot, 1865, Mis. Judith B. Johnson, wire of Matiefleld Johnson, formerly of Richmond, Vs., a »i*ter of Mrs. Frances Wysham. of San Francisco, aged 36 years. [Richmond, Va., papers please copy ] la Philadelf hia, on the 4th day of July, 1856, Mrs. Ahby, wile of Mr. H. C Cornish, of this city, *g"d 60 years. Mrs. Cornish was an examplary Christian, and one who fulfilled worthily the duties of wif* and mother.
The I.l i^<l on<- I n»l 11 ulr. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 8 September 1865
The I.l\ i^&lt;l on&lt;- I n»l 11 ulr. A Meeting of the Livingstone Institute eon-' vened in the Zion ('hurch, Stockton street, August Tth, 1 N(s"&gt;, at 8 o'clock. The meeting was called to order by Mr. 11. XI. Collins, and openeil with prayer; after which, it was, on motion, Resolved—That Mr. 1) Scales act as Chairman of the meeting. It was further Resolved—That J. J. Moore act as Secretary. After which the Constitution of the Institute j was read. It was then, on motion, Resolved—'l hat E. Johnson, Esq., give the I meeting an outline statement, setting forth the j progress and present position of the Institute. ! It was then, on motion, Resolved—That the Executive Committee of the Institute he requested to publish a Circular! setting forth the progress and present position j of the Institute. It was further Resolved —That when this meeting adjourned, j that it adjourn to meet on the SECOND Wed- ] nesdav (13th) of September next, in the Zionl Church, San F...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 8 September 1865
t SOTICK. The Trustees and Stockholders of the Livingstone Institute are hereby reminded of the Meeting of the Institute that is to take place on Wednes | dat Evening next, the 13th instant, at 7J o'clock, in the Zion Church, as per previons notice. J. J. MOORE. Secretary. The Monthly Collection In Bethel A. M. E. Church, Powell street, will be taken up on Sjud.iy next, 10th instant. Members and friends are requested to be liberal on the occasion. How Much do You Feel for Them ? An effort will be made in the A. M. E. Union Church, on Sabbath afternoon, Sept. 2lib. to raise means to nid the sufferers of the Brother Jonathan. These are cases which need immediate and substantial aid. Siiall they have it? T. M. D. W*bp, Chairman of Committee. 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. 1). Ward, Fastor. Preaching in /ion Church, S...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 8 September 1865
"VIT"ANTED.—'Two Colored Women for a I'riTi vate Farailv--one as Cook, and the other as House-maid. They must be ol unexceptionable moral charsc'-er, ai-d thoroughly utidet stand the work for which they will be employed. Apply at THIS OFFICE. st 8 tf No Tll i:. A Mass Meeting of tbe Colored Citiz-ns of Sue ratnento C troy will h* held in tae A. 81. E. | Church, on WEDNESDAY, September 20 b, 18t&gt;5 | liir the purpose of eltcting live Members to tti&lt; j State C'luventiou to be held in Sacramento, Oc'oj ber 25tb. Two members to be ekctnl from tbe | Couniy and three from the City. A lull attendance is earnestly requested. I!y order of the Executive Committee, W. 11. HARPER, President. E. A. Clark, Secretary. Sic. City, Aug. 29, 18!i5. BARBERS, ATTENTION ! Hail»er"s Mio|&gt; 4*. Fixtures For Sale. BEING desirous of closing mj business in Placerville lor the purpose ot going E.tst, 1 will cell all the fixtures of my Barber Shop on the | moat reasonab'e terms fo...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 8 September 1865
TilE NATION: A Weekly Journal of Politics, Literature, Science and Art. WILL BK rCBLbSUKD JOLT 6TH, 1865. TutMs—Three dollar* per annum, Id advance ; Six mouths, Two Dullars. 178 MAIN OBJECTS WILL BE: 17 IIiST1liST The discussion o( the topics of the day, . and, above all, of It-gal, economical, and cou--utiuiitiat questions, with greater accuracy ant! moderaiou ih&amp;u are now to be (ootid iu the dailj pi e-8. Second—The maintenance and diffusion of true democratic principles i . society and government, and the udvocac.v and illustration ol whatever in legislation or in maimers seems likttly to promote a tnore &lt; qital distribution of the fruits ol progress and civil 7. itloti. Third— The earnest and persistent consideration of the condition ot the laboring class at the South, as » matter of vital interest to ihe nation at large, with a view to the removal of all artificiul distinctions between them and the r» st of the population, tnd the st curing to them, as f...
TELECRAPHIC SUMMARY. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 8 September 1865
TELECRAPHIC SUMMARY. New Yohk, Aug 28. —A Riot occurred in Ka&gt;t New York yesterday. Many persons were assaulted by rowdies, and some badly beaten. Several street cars were demolished, and houses in the vicinity damaged, 'lhe rioters continued to amuse themselves until the police interfered. Breckinridge, late Secretary of War of the Confederacy, is expected to arrive in Canada in a few days. Mason, Commissioner of the Confederacy in London,will accompany him. Breckinridge's nephew and son are now in New York. The Times says a subscription is in circulation in Richmond for the relief of Mrs. Jeff Davis and family, who, it is said, arc in indigent circumstances. So far it has met with little success. A Baton Rouge correspondent says improved cotton and sugar lands in Louisiana can be purchased at very low prices, some plantations being entirely deserted by the proprietors, and others so heavily mortgaged that they have been abandoned, while some c.n be bought for a mere tri...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 8 September 1865
Dr. W. J. O. BRYANT HAS commenced the PRACTICE of MEDICINE and be is prepared to give advice iu all di- ! ceases incident to the bumau system. Correspondents addressing L)r. Brvant, nnd giving full symptoms, will be prescribed for, noj matter wbut the disease. Communications confidential, and either return-, ed or destroyed. Constitutions free. Address, Dr. W. J. O. BRYANT. avji2s tf Camotonville, Cat. j "CILORF.NCE SEWING Machines, **- No. 11l Montgomery street, Fan Francisco. Every Machine sold is warranted to give entire satisfaction.; If there are any within one thousand miles of this office that aie not working well, the owner will please inform me, and they will be attended to without expense to them. Instruction giren free, whether the person intends to purchase or not. SAMUEL HILL, Agent. aue2i-:sm Monday. July 31st, IS&lt;&gt;s, WILL COMMENCE THB Fifth Term of the San Jose School, 'pill; Term will cons,st. fT WE STY WEEKS, JL or live mouths, of lour weeks ea...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 8 September 1865
I' KI V AT E LEtiS O X S —IS— FREKCII LANGUAGE, By J. JOSSET, Graduate of the U liversity of Pari", late Professor of the LtmmenoiH Normal School for Teachers. 034 Vallcjo St., bet. Stockton A Pupont. References At the French Consulate.— A Iso, Messrs. GUS I'A V E TOU I'IIAHU, California Lloyds; E.GAZA LIS, Merchant) Rev. J. CROKE, Col li. LEONARD, U. S. A. .&gt;4 tf BROWN'S BAKERY. 122.'! Stockton Street, bet. Pacific Broadway. GREAT reduction r&lt;f from 20 to (50 per cent, on BREAD. PIES and UAKEr—aud made ot the best the market affird«. Family trade solicited, and goods delivered by our wagon throughout the city —fresh eveiy day. j v 7 - tf WM. MeILWAIN, WATCH MAKER, No. .524 Battery Street, Opposite Postoflice—two doors from Jackson St. j SAX FRAXCISCO. Watches, Clocks and Jewelry Re-j paired and Warranted. •plB S. II OWAR I) , Hydraulic IIOSE Manufacturer, It Y MACHI X E S E W I X G . GUARANTEES lIIS WORK TO STAND A PRESSURE OF FROM 75 TO 100 FEET FALL. Twenty-...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 8 September 1865
S A V E Y O U It TEE T H ! AN aching Tooth if properly treat- mm in ii .»d ami filled, can, in nearl ) every instance—be rend-rid of fervice for many year?. Persons wishing their Teeth attended to, will rornive jii«tic&lt;». in thp q&lt;mliiy and prices of Dk. CHAS. E LANCASTER S D mal Ooerntions. KEAI UKKS and FACILITY Of SPEECH re•torud by natural and easy titling Aktihcul Dentures. Any number of Teeth mounted, on the most improved plan, in a skillful and durable manner. BaT" Office open all Night, "fffr All Operations warranted to give entiic satisfaction, or no pay taken. CHAS. E. LANCASTER, DentiU. 912 Duponi S reet. Between Washington and Jackson. S ; en of the GOLDEN TOOTH. my2«-tf THE NATIONAL, PICTURE, ' Heading the Proclamation of Emancipation 4in a Slave Cabin," IS Strictly a sub cription engravinc. and can only h« procured through R J. TRUMBULL, ;i(l2 Montgomery Sfe&lt;-t R&gt;'&gt;m N" 9 op "tairs,— General Agent, or EDWARD 11 ART...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 8 September 1865
MUSIC. ETCMusic, Embrodiery, And all kinds of VANCY NEEDLE-WORK, Taught by Miss riNDELL, Northwe»t comer Kearny and Brc idv^ay. HAIR WORK taught in all it» Branches, including Souvenir?, Memorial)?. Flower Work, Oruaments, etc. Lessons in the Spanish language given by b Spanish Terms reasonable. One of Chickeriiig's superior Piano* for the a* of pupils. ANNA P. W. PLNDKLL. jy2B-if New England Soap Factory J. P."dyer HAVING removed his Soup Factory to the I'otrero, where be will continue the business ol Manufacturing Kitrn Family, Chemical, OHv«&gt; ami Kiirekn Soap. J. P. Dyer will be glad to see all hi? old friends and customers at his New Establishment, and a» mauy others as will lavar him with their patronage, lie has also connected with the above business, t* TALLOW M ANU FACTORY,' Where he has Tallow for sule in large or smalJ quantities. Orders reeeivi d at tie old Factory, corner ol Mason and Pacific streets. apt WHITE &amp; 1 &gt; A DER, GENERAL NEWS ...