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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 20 October 1865
Monday, .July '.list, 1865, WILL COMMBXCI TUB Fifth Term of the Sail Jose School, THR Term will consist of TWENTY WEEKS, j or five months, of four weeks each. PRICES, BOARI&gt; AND TUITION, Including instruction in Vocal Music, from $12 to $20 per month, of four weeks, or from $G0 to $100 per Term-payable monthly, in advance.— | Scholars to furnish their own sheets, pillow j slips, towels, knife, fork, spoon, etc. Parents and guardians desiring to place their children, will (fc&gt; well to consider the advantages offered by this School, and if they desire to place j them at school, should do so at the beginning of j the Terra. Z-tl~ Instrumental Music, extra. jTmr P. W. CASSEY, i Dr. W. J. O. BRYANT HAS commenced the PRACTICE of MEDICINE and he is prepared to give advice iu all di- j seases incident to the human system. Correspondents addressing Dr. Bryant, and giving full symptoms, will be prescribed for, no matter what the disease. Communications confidential, and ...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 20 October 1865
TOOTHAKER &lt;&amp; MYERS, HORSE SHOEING, Cast Steel Plows Made &amp; Repaired, SHIP WORK AND BLACKSMITIIING, Of all kinds, done to order. No. 116 Washington street, S.I.V FIU.YCISCO. [ml2-l "WIvX. SHERMAN Sz CO., Importers and Dealears OEOTHIUXTG, Gent's Furnishing Goods, TRUNKS AND VALISES, 412 &amp; -11-l.Sansome St., S E. cor. Commercial, SAN FRANCISCO. apl4 * THE NATIONAL I'ICTURE, ' Reading the Proclamation of Emancipation j ( in a Slave Cabin" IS strictly a subscription engraving, and can , only be procured through It. J. TRUMBULL. 302 Montgomery Street. Room No. 9. up stairs, — General Agent, or EDWARD BARTIIROP, Canvassing Agent, or by leaving orders at this office * II ENII Y C. CORMBII, DRAI.ER IS NEW AND SECOND-HAND FURNITURE, Mattrasses and Redding, Crockery, Glassware. Stove?, Tinware, Cutlery and Hardware, 622 BATTERY ST., BELOW PACIFIC. 5.4 N FRANCISCO. CALL AND SEE JVCE. CABLE &amp; GOR LEY, AUCTION ANI) COMMISSION MERCHANTS, ...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 20 October 1865
MUSIC. ETC. Music, Embrodiery, And all kiuds of FANCY NEEDLE-WORK, Taught by Miu PINDELL, Nortliwe&amp;t corner Kearny and Broa '.way. HAIR WORK taught in all it* Rranches, including Souvenir*, Meuiorialp. Fiower Work, Ornaments, etc. Lessons in the Spanish language given by a Spanish Terms reasonable. One of Chickering's superior I'iano® for the nse of pupils. ANNA P. W. PINDELL. jy2B-tf New England Soap Factory J. P."DYER HAVING removed hi' Soap Factory to the Fotrero, where he will continue the business of Manufacturing Extra Family, Chemical, Olive auri Eureka Soap. J. P. Dykr will be glad to pee all hi* old friend* and customers at hi* New Establishment, and as many others as will favor him with their patronage, lie has also connected w it!) the above business, a TALLOW MAN D FA CTORY, Where he has Tallow for sale in large or small quantities. Orders received at the old Factory, corner of Mason and Pacific streets. ap" WHITE &amp; BATTER, GENERAL NEWS AGENTS, 41...
Marriage and the Freedmeu. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 27 October 1865
Marriage and the Freedmen. It is to be hoped that very few, if any, persons are to be found in the North who would not be schocked at hearing that the Legislature of Virginia had allowed an act to fall to the ground by which the marriage rite should be made legal among the freedmen. That it has had no sanction of law among slaves has always been one of the most brutalizing characteris tics of the peculiar institutions on which the civilization of the South has been built. The determination of the South erners to keep the black as near the brutal state as possible, can alone account for their present unwillingness to allow the family relation to become established under the sanction of law. There is no one trait in the human animal that separates him more completely from the brute than the institution of the family, and this is based on the sacred ness ot the rite of marriage. The family is the type of the State, and, taking the world over, it is always found that the social laws by ...
Editini; a [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 27 October 1865
Editini; a Editing a paper is a very pleasant business. If it contains too much political matter people won't have it. If the type is too large it don't contain enough reading matter. If we publish telegraph reports people say they are lies. If we omit them they eay we have r.o enterprise or suppress them for political effect. If we have in a few jokes people say we are nothing but a rattlehead. It we omit them they say we are an o'd fossil. If we publish original matter they damn us for not giving selections. If we publish selections folks say we are lazy for not writing more, and giving them what they have read in some other paper. If we give a man a complimentary no tice, then we are censured for being partial. If we do not, all hands say we arc a greedy hog. If we insert an article that please 3 the ladies men get jealous. If we do not cater to their wishes, the paper is not fit to be in the house. If we attend church, they say it is only for effect. If we don't, they denounce u...
SlinksprareN Miyloek. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 27 October 1865
SlinksprareN Miyloek. The plot is founded on fact. The circumstances took place, not at Venice, but hit Rome, during the pontificate of that [severe but great ruler, Sixtus V., who from having been a swine herder, raised himself by lib indomitab'e will, his perseverance, by the deepest cunning and con- | summate hypocracy, to the Papal dignity | and power, at a period of history fertile I in great sovereigns—among whom stand foremost in the rank Henry I V. of France, Elizabeth of England, William 1., Prince &lt; f Orange, Philip 11. of Spain, etc., who were his cotemporaries, and whom he con trolled, by his extraordinary talent for Government, during one of the most critical periods of the history of the Church in Europe, The wager was laid as represented by -hakspeare, with the sole but important difference, that, should the Jew be the loser, the noble was to have the rijjht to cut the pound of flesh out of the Jew's body; should the noble lose, he was to pay a considerable...
Singular Marriage Custom*. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 27 October 1865
Singular Marriage Custom*. The inequality almost everywhere visii ble in human affaire, is perhaps nowhere [more conspicuous than in the contrast between the poverty of ceremony which attends matrimonial unionism in some parts of the world, and the pomp which accompanies them in other parts—tho absence not merely ot a priest, but even of a justice of the peace, at the nuptials in the South Sea Is ands, and the affluent presence of two or more first c'ass clergymen at the fashionable cc'ebrations in our own society. The Siamese used to marry by the simple ceremony of handing over Jhc bride's dot; the couple proceeded homeward as husband and wife, without further ado. liut as these people now have a king who ia devoted to steam engines, telegraphs, and other emblems of progress, doubtless the ladies of his kingdom have obtained glimpses of 4t women's rights," imported with other notions from t'..e United Stites, and accoidingly, no doubt, they do not now suffer themselves to bo dispos...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 27 October 1865
JOB PRINTING. CARDS, CIRCULARS, BILL-HEADS, etc., Neatly Executed and on Reasonable Term?. ROOM NO. 9, Phoenii Building, cor. Sanscme and Jacksou sts. Orders received for BOOK BINDING in every style. SUBSCRIPTIONS received this Office for the following Works of Art: "Reading the Emancipation Proclamation in a Slave Cabin." Proof impressions, handsomply lramed, $7 u President Lincoln at Home." A striking likeness of the late President and youngest son. Proof, framed $5 " In Memoriam." A Lit I .©graph, large size, accompanying "Puck," the Pacific Pictorial. Price, $2, which entitles the purchaser to twelve numbers of Puck. Subscriptions also received for the New York Anglo African. The first volume of the ANGLO AFRFCAN MONTHLY MAGAZINE for sale, containing a portrait of the celebrated colored Novelist, ALEXANDER DUMAS. Also, correct likeness in character of IRA ALDRIDGE, tbe African Roscius. P. A. BELL, Agent. OAKLAND FERRY. Sun Francisco and Oakland Railroad and Ferry Line, FROM CORN...
®bt (fltkator. o [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 27 October 1865
®bt (fltkator. o SAN FRANCISCO: FRIDAY 00 TOMER 27, 186: Tub Elkvator will be delivered to city sub- j scribers by the carrier at 50 cunts per month. We will collect the subscript ions on the first j • Monday of every month, when we hope our friend." will be prepared for us. Subscriptions will be received by D. VV. Rugbies ; No. 310 Jack'on street; R. A. Hall, 917 Washington street; S. Howard, 326 Davis street; or by any member of the Executive Committee. Single copies can be obtained as above, and also at White A Biuer's News D.pot, 413 Washington street; Georgia Restaurant, 923 Kearny street, and at this office.
The Elevator Reading-Room. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 27 October 1865
The Elevator Reading-Room. We proposo opening a Reailing-Room as goon as fifty subscribers can be procured. The terms will be as follows: Two dollars entrance fee and twenty-five cents per week. The entrance fee will be used for fitting up the Rooms, and no money will be expended until the full number is obtained. Subsc 'ptions may be paid to Messrs. W. 11. Yates, J. R. Starkky, It. A. Hall, or any! member of the Executive Committee, and at! this office. • P.A.Bell.
Prophetic Poem. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 27 October 1865
Prophetic Poem. We copy on our third page a beautiful, poein, by that inspired poetess, Miss Eliza A. Pittsinger. "The Eagle" was written in the year 1803, during the liight of the! war, and first saw print in the American Flag last year, for which paper it was re-j vised by the authoress. It is truly prophetic iu its portrayal of the end of the rebellion, and will be read with pleasure by every true Unionist, and meet with j a response from every true loyal heart. " The Eagle " is written in the quaint; stanzas ol Poe's " Raven," and will compare favorably witli thatwierd production. | We understand that Miss Pittsinger in-i tends giving a series of poetic readings j in this city, in which she will be assisted I by professional talent. This lady has also: volunteered to read for the benefit of thel colored churches, and we hope she will be j liberally patronized at all*her readings.— j We can assure our readers that they may! confidently expcct rich literary and artis%! entertainme...
Our Reading-Room. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 27 October 1865
Our Reading-Room. We intend connecting with our ReadingRoom a Course of Lectures 011 miscellane-' ous subjects, to be delivered monthly,—, perhaps oftener. We also contemplate! establishing a Library. To all of which subscribers will have access without extra; charge. We will have 011 our files papers from all parts of the world. Mr. Peter Cale, an old resident of; California, arrived here last week in the ship Uncona, thirty-five days from Japan. Mr. Cale has been absent from this country seven years, during which time he has J traveled extensively in foreign countries, having visited Egypt, Palestine and other memorable places. We acknowledge witli pleasure the] compliment from our old friend, John i Henderson, of Marysville. We will cheerfully comply with your injunction in a—! here's your, etc. Acknowledgments.—We have received remittances from W. 11. Harper, Sacramento ; J. C. Jenkins, Oroville ; Win. A. S Smith, San Jose ; F. J. Vosburgh, Marysville. Amofig the passengers who ...
law, uquity, truth and justice [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 27 October 1865
law, uquity, truth and justice There are certain great principles of equity which are coeval with legal juris-j prudence, having their origin in remote, ages of antiquity, which arc scarce traceable at the present day—they arc recogni-| i zed as the common law of nations, and are: ! incorporated in the codes of sincient and ! modern times. The first is, "Once free, always free."—! This is exemplified in the year of Redemption of the Jewish dispensation, and pro-1 bably was based upon some custom or law j which prevailed in Egypt during the so-j jnurn of the children of Israel in the land of bondage. The law redeemed the slave; from bondage, the prisoner from incarcera- j tion, and nothing but a violation of law can reinslave him. Another, " The rights of a citizen can j not be annulled or abrogated, except for! crime." The earliest application of that \ proposition we find in the Roman laws of' citizenship. Under the Jits Stiff ragii the 1 rights of a citizen were sacred, and none! ...
CALIFORNIA STATE CONVENTION OF COLORED CITIZENS. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 27 October 1865
CALIFORNIA STATE CONVENTION OF COLORED CITIZENS. First Day. Pursuant to a call issued by the Execu-' tive Committee of San Francisco, the Con- j vent ion met in the city of Sacramento on Wednesday last. The Convention convened at the African j Methodist Church, on Seventh street, at j 10 o'clock a. m. W. 11. Ilall was chosen as temporary Chairman. Business was preceded by a prayer by Rev. J. J. Moore. P. A. Bell was then chosen temporary Secretary. T. M. D. Ward, A. L. Jackson, and Jacob Madden were appointed a Committee on Credentials. During the absence of the Committee, the meeting was addressed by W. 11. Yates, Rev. 0. M. Briggs, Agent of the Freedmen's Bureau, and W. P. Anderson. A Committee on Permanent Organization, composed of Rev. J. J. Moore, E. A. Clark, R. T. Shor-j er, B. Campbell, and W. 11. Christopher, was, on motion, appointed by the Chair. During the absence of this Committee the meeting was addressed by the Rev. Amos Johnson. The Committee on Permanent Organizatio...
COMMUNICATIONS. (For the Elevator.) Recollections of the Underground Railroad. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 27 October 1865
COMMUNICATIONS. (For the Elevator.) Recollections of the Underground Railroad. NUMBER FOUR. We promised to say something about the last great stampede from Maryland and its vicinity. About the middle of the summer of 1848, our good friend Sears, becoming emboldened by his repeated successes, after our hero Terry was defeated, determined to avenge himself for the sufferings of his friend, and to this end fitted out the schooner Pearl, of about 90 tons, and gave notice of her time of sailing. No difficulty was experienced in obtaining for her a complement of passengers. On one memorable Saturday night, after some had finished their last piece of ironing, and others had put their " bread to rise," or were blacking their boots for the morning, and so on to the tasks put for the night, a whistle gave the call, and soon some seventy or eighty were wending their way to the place of embarkation, a basin near the old Penitentiary, where the recent execution of the noted assassins took place....
« W » An Illustration of the Ridiculous Prejudice of Color. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 27 October 1865
« W » An Illustration of the Ridiculous Prejudice of Color. During the July riots of 1803, a lady of! African descent, a native of Mexico, then I residing in New Orleans, had occasion to! come to New York. She had wealth and] social position in Now Orleans, personal' accomplishments, and also a splendid' Spanish tongue in her head. A genie-1 man friend introduced her to the Captain of the steamer as a Spanish lady. The Captain, with all the politeness of his position, took charge of her as such, and on j the voyage treated her with every attention, conducting her to and from the table upon his arm, etc. On her arrival at New York he conducted her, per instructions, to St. Nicholas Hotel, where she was received with the respect due to a lady.— Now and then keen-eyed glances were cast at her, and whispers now and then heard from other ladies about colored blood, etc., but she ignored her English and spoke Spanish. She dressed in style, behaved ladylike, heard and understood all the En...
THE EAGLE. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 27 October 1865
THE EAGLE. BY EI.IZA A. PITTSINOER. Once upon an April twilight—calm, serene, majestic twilight— As I watched fair Hesper beaming from the blue and crystal shore, I espied far in the distance, either " shadow, show or substance," Of a kingly-crested eagle circuiting the heavens o'er, Where the silent realms of ether clasp their mystic beauties o'er Those that mingle with the shore. Up the towering clifT I wandered, where at eve I oft had pondered On our country's doubtful present—on her ever bounteous store — Mused on mighty men and nations—on their manifold gradations— And the myriad constellations, that begem the heavens o'er When this proud and princely eagle from the silent crystal shore Passed my wondering eyes before. "Oh, thou beauteous bird of omen, from the crystal ether roaming, Come, I pray you, perch beside me on this rude and rock,bound shore ; Tell me of your curious mission, passing thus before my vision— Dost thou come from fields elysian ? art thou skilled in modern...
MARRIED. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 27 October 1865
MARRIED. In Marysville, on Monday, the 21st instant, at the Bride's residence, by Rev. Mr. McG'omber, Mr. Robert Peyton Yates, of San Francisco, to Miss Sallie Graffell, of Marysville, daughter of Mrs. Dorathy McGowan. In Boston, on the 7th of September, by the Rev. Mr. Havens, Lieut. Peter Vogelsang to Maria M. I)e Grasse, all of Brooklyn city.