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(Coramumrtttions, [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 9 August 1862
(Coramumrtttions, For the Pacitlc Appeal. Our California Poet. Among the noticeable features of the fimt of August, was the original poem read byyl. Madison Bell. The whitenian has said that the pages of Poetry have never been embellished by the genius and erudition of colored men. That they did not possess the capabilities of enriching that department of learning. This poctic effort has demonstrated the fallacy of that statement. What a terrible commentary upon the Peculiar Institution. A man born under its blighting shadow, rising above it, initiating influences demonstrating to our enemies that the colored man has powers and attributes of mind equal to the more favored race. Great judgment is evinced in the illustrations, while for terseness of style, depth and originality of thought, and pureness of diction, it is not excelled by any living An-glo-African Poet. Burning sarcasm and thundering philipics are hurled against the minions and myrmidons of oppression. The immortal state...
t [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 9 August 1862
t Committee Meeting. The Committee appointed at a meeting held in Zion Church, 24th ult., in relation to conferring with the League, met in Mr. Sanderson's school-room, on last Thursday evening, and decided to make a call for a public meeting on Tuesday evening next. The names of the Sub-committee are, J. 6. Wilson, J. Flowers and Sjiadrack Howard.
Bv Telegraph. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 9 August 1862
Bv Telegraph. Washington, Aug. 6. —The special dispatch to the New York*papers states that a delegation of Western men, including two Senators, made an offer of certain negro regiments to the President, yesterday, to which offer the President replied that he had decided not to arm negroes, but would accept as many as offered as laborers. This is understood to be the settled policy of the Government. This refusal excites surprise among parties interested in Gen. Jim Lane's plans, as he stated positively, before leaving, that the Administration understood his intention of .enlisting negroes in Kansas. Latest advices from Sperryville say that prisoners continue to be brought in from Madison. Loyal blacks are coming into our lines in great numbers, from the direction of Stannardsville. They are rep resented as a very superior class and will make excellent teamsters. A 'scouting party yesterday found between twenty and thirty negroes, in irons, twelve miles from Madison, nearly in a star...
MARRIED. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 9 August 1862
MARRIED. In this city, by the Rev. Thos. Howell, Georgk W. Jackson to Jane Smith, both of San Francisco. In this city, July 31 st, by Rev. T. M.I). Ward, Isaac Williams, of Sucramento, to Martiia A. Bayly, of this city. Waslungton and Baltimore papers please copy.
DIED. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 9 August 1862
DIED. In this City, on the evening of the 7th instant' Robert Ridueway, a uative of Delaware, in the 39th vear of his age. Hi# friends are invited to attend his funeral, this (Saturday) afternoon, at 1 o'clock, from the residence of Mrs. Jackson, Prospect Place, between California and Jackson streets. Philadelphia papers please copy.
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 9 August 1862
News on the Day.—The largest Stock of Clothing, the cheapest Goods, the best styles and the finest material can be found at Quincy Hall. A further reduction in prices has been made, enabling purchasers to make their selections, from a great variety, at rates far below those usually charged. The three sale-rooms, on Washington street, in Montgomery Block, are now filled with apparel of every description and embracing the latest spring styles. apl2
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 9 August 1862
Ptrtingji, &amp;(. Ladies' Union Beneficial Society. At the annual meeting, held on Monday afternoon, Aug. 4th, 1862, at the A. M. E. Church, on Scott street, the following officers were elected for the ensuing year: Mrs. Cornelia Dupee, President. " Mary Bevans, Vice-President. " Martha Jones, Treasurer. Mr. Barney Fletcher, Secretary. Mrs. Charlotte Davis, Assis'nt Secretary. " Elizabeth Fletcher, Chaplain. BOARD OF MANAGERS : Mrs. Elnora Dodson, Mrs. Mary E. Tappan, " Maria Phillips, Miss Mary Turner, " Caroline Lewis, Mrs. Elizabeth Scott, " Levina Fletcher, " Ellen Bell, " Susan Westlieimer. MASONIC* ft OTICE. OLIVE BRANCH LODGE, No. 6, F.&amp;A. MASONS, under the jurisdiction of the M. VV. United Grand Lodge of *he State of New York. This Lodge meets every Tuesday Evening, in their Hall, 306 Stockton street; The Monthly Meeting, 1 st Tuesday in each month. NELSON COOK, Secy. fan Francisco Literary Institute. Meet every Thursday evening, at the con &lt;s...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 9 August 1862
MRS. SARAH A. HANCOCK, No. 105 Dupont Street. Dress-making, machine sewing, Embroidery, etc., (lone at the shortest notice. Trimmings of p'l kinds constantly on hand for Ladies' Dresses. Gentlemen's Shirts made to order, on the most reasonable terms. m3l-2m iTARBEII SHOP AND BATH HOUSE &gt; FOR SALE. The undersigned wishes to dispose of the good will and Fixtures of the Establishment and Lease the premises, from one to two years. Location :—County Seat of Sonoma County. For further particulars, enquire at the Office of this Paper, or of apl2tf * JOIIN RICHARDS, Santa Rosa. To Barbers and Hair Dressers, \\[M. H. BLAKE, HAYING AGENCIES T T from importing houses and manufacturers, is prepared to supply the profession with CUTLERY, SOAPS, OILS, PERFUMERIES, and every other article used in the business, at wholesale and retail prices. Orders sent by Express will be filled immediately, and bills collected by Express Messengers. Address WM. H. BLAKE, Niantic Hotel, No. 508 Clay str...
Our Contributors. rv tinn A T* TATTVTCIAV [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 16 August 1862
Our Contributors. rv tinn A T* TATTVTCIAV DR. EZRA R. JOHNSON, REV. J. J. MOORE, Rev. T. M. D. WARD, J. B. SANDERSON, J. M. BELL, WM. H. YATES, E. P. DUPLEX, WM. H. FOOTE, WM. H. HALL, WM. A. SMITH, J. W. WHITFIELD, JACOB FRANCIS, S. B. SERRINGTON, Dr. WM. H C. STEPHENSON. And others that will be announced from time to time, with a number of lady contributors.
J&krtiow. ORATION [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 16 August 1862
Selections. ORATION ON EMANCIPATION IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, THE PROHIBITION OF SLAVERY IN THE FEDERAL TERRITORIES, AND EMANCIPATION IN THE BRITISH WEST INDIES. DELIVERED BY REV. J. J. MOORE, San Francisco, August 1st, 1862. Ladies and Gentlemem. and Fellow-Cit-izens : —Scarcely has subsided the echoes of the shouts of jubilant millions of a Nation, commemorating its liberty's birthday, written in the memory of the Blood of their fathers, when public sentiment requires us to honor, by popular demonstration, the same hallowed subject, involved in recent events of general interest that have fallen out in our country's history. For the last twenty years, I have had the pleasure of participating in such or such-like demonstrations as the present ; and sometimes I have had the honor of consenting lo assume the responsibility of my present position ; but in no instance, have I been impressed with the weight of my responsibility equally to the present; —peculiarly so at present, becaus...
Change of Sentiment. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 16 August 1862
Change of Sentiment. TRW PACIFIC APPEAL. SAN FK AN CISCO : SATURDAY, AUGUST 16, 1862. In every State in the Union public opinion has undergone a visible change, and the merits of the Colored American are being more seriously entertained and discussed. In California, Oregon and Washington Territory we seldom hear of the outrages that were constantly perpetrated upon our defenseless race. All political parties with one exception, the Breckenridge Dem ocraey, have recently organized upon principles more in accordance with the spirit of the age—Human Progress and Universal Freedom. We have grounds to hope that the next Legislature will be composed of members who will act in accordance with public opinion, by repealing the statutes which disqualify us from testifying in civil and criminal cases, in common with all other men. It is clearly demonstrated that the colored people who have migrated to this State are not the ignorant-worthless-idling-sort-of creatures whom our pro&gt;sl...
Communications. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 16 August 1862
Communications. Tor tin- mm A |&gt;|)('iil. Freedom Marching On. BY K. K. 3. When the war broke out, Colored men expressed their loyalty wherever the Federal Government was supreme. They assembled in every city, town and hamlet, and with a true devotion for liberty and the preservation of the Union, offered to buckle on their knapsack and to encounter the perils that awaited them. I was honored with a call to preside over a large and enthusiastic meeting 1 in New Bedford, at the City Hall. Patriotic speeches were made and appropriate resolutions were passed, and the Company roll was soon filled, comprising many of our best men who were ready to march at a moment's warning. We sent a petition to Governor Andrew and asked to be enrolled With the Militia. The Governor in his reply' stated that he had 110 power to grant our petition. The pro-slavery press was exultant over our disappointment: they assured us that it was the white man's war, and that they could easily subdue the ...
Uw [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 16 August 1862
Uw New enlistments in the Border States are quite encouraging. Maryland probably will fill half her quotas under the first call. This is more than was expected. The militia will be drafted. The delegation from Delaware are strong in the belief that if more time were afforded, both quotas would be filled by volunteers. Washington, August ISI. —The War Department has information from the Army of Virginia, in front of Richmond, up to yesterday evening. Philadelphia, Aug. 13.—The prize steamer Madonna, captured in Ogechee river, has arrived, valued at $400,000. Chicago, Aug. 9.—A meeting of those interested in building the Pacific Railroad, which was called for the first Tuesday of September, in this city, promises to be of i -\gjfekt interest, and also to be largely attended. A large number of prominent managers of different railroads have signified their intention to be present. The entire Board, under the direction of tfie American and United States Express, have al- | ready secured ...
m [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 16 August 1862
m I Fatal Result. — Talbert Augusta, who fell over the precipice, at the corner of Greenwich and Battery sts., on Sunday evening, died at the County Hospital, at 2 o'clock, A. M., on Tuesday morning. Lord Brougham ox his Black Hobby.— , Lord Brougham has been in his glory this week, for he lias had an opportunity of riding his anti-slavery hobby to a great extent. He has presided at a large meeting convened for the condemnation of the slave trade, and this gave him a splendid opportunity of castigating Spain. Last night he presided at a banquet given in honor of his Excellency, the Negro President of Liberia, Mr. Stephen Allen Benson, at which banquet, the ex-President of Liberia, Mr. Roberts, was also present. Lord Brougham, after praising the energy a.nd perseverance displayed by the negro republic, paid a very handsome compliment to the party in the United States who have assisted so much in securing its success, and specially praised Mr. Lincoln's government for its recognition ...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 16 August 1862
patinas, &amp;c. Preaciii.no in the Zion M. E. Church, on Pacific street, above Powell, every Sunday at 11 o'clock, a. m., 3p. m., and 7 1 0 ' in the evening. Rev. J. J. Moore, Pastor. Di'pont Street Baptist Church—The Rev, Thou, Howell, Pastor.—Preaching every Sunday at 3 and at 1% o'clock, P. M. Sabbath School, at 10 o'clock, A. M. San Francisco Literary Institute. Meet every Thursday evening, at the con «r of Broadway and Mason street. Business meeting Ist Thursdat in each month. JAMES P. DYER, President. Phii.if A. Bell, Recording Secretary. mason'ic'notice. OLIVE BRANCH LODGE, No. 5. F. &amp; A. MASONS, under the jurisdiction of the M. VV. United Grand Lodge of t.he State of New York. This Lodge meets every Tuesday Evening, in their Hall. 306 Stockton street. The Monthly Meeting, Ist Tuesday in each month. NELSON COOK, Bec'y.
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 16 August 1862
Letters Received Since our Last. A. D. Berghaut, Sae. city J. C. J., Marysville, Wm. Holmes, Oroville, 2 E. P. Duplex, " Cor. Sec., Sac. city, E. H., Portland, O. Wm. Prescott, Portl'd, O. J. Francis, Victoria,Y.l F. R. Carter, Philad'a, M. 8., Sonora. J. W. 8., Petaluma. L. Green, Michigan Bar BIRTHS. ~ tn this City, August 14th, the "Wife of Edward S. Simmons of a Daughter. DIED. In this city, August 12, Talbert Augusta, aged 35 years. In Columbia, Tuolumne co., on Wednesday, Aug. 6. of typhoid fever, William Dubois, a native of New York city, aged 42 years, The funeral services were performed by the Rev. Mr. Huff, on Thursday, at tiie Baptist Church, on Broadway, Columbia. gtdratijimmts. HE SURPLUS FUNDS, PROCEEDS of the Ist of August Festival at Hayes' Garden, by vote of the General Committee, has been donated to the 3 Churehes. THOS. TAYLOR, Sec'y Finance Committee. San Francisco, Aug. 13, 1862. THE GREAT PAIN ANNIHILATOR. DR. E. R. JOHNSON, NO. 71D WASHINGTON STREET Opposite t...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 16 August 1862
MBS. SARAH A. HANCOCK, No. 105 Dupont Street. Dress-making, machine sewing, Embroidery, etc., done at the shortest notice. Trimmings of all kinds constantly on hand for Ladies' Dresses. Gentlemen's Shirts made to order, on the most reasonable terms. m3l-2m Barber shop and bath-house FOR SALE. The undersigned wishes to dispose of the good will and Fixtures of the Establisnmenf and Lease the premises, from one to two years. Location :—County Seat of Sonoma County. For further particulars, enquire at the Office of this Paper, or of api 2tf * JOHN RICHARDS, Santa Rosa. To Barbers and Hair Dressers. WM. H. BLAKE, HAYING AGENCIES from importing houses and manufacturers, is prepared to supply the profession with CUTLERY; SOAPS. OILS, PERFUMERIES, and every other article used in the business, at wholesale and retail prices. Orders sent by Express will be filled immediately, and bills collected by Express Messengers. Address WM. H. BLAKE, Niantic Hotel, No. 508 Clay street. jyl2-tf DR. W. H....