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CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 6 December 1862
CORRESPONDENCE. Stockton, Not. 24th, 1862. Mb. Editor—There was a public meeting called by the Hannibal Literary Society at the Second Baptist Church of Stockton, on Monday evening, Nov. 24th, to take into consideration the Proclamation of the President of the United States in relation to the emancipation of our brothers and sisters now held in slavery in the rebellious por- i tion of the States, on the Ist of January, , 1863. At the above specified time there • was quite an assemblage at the Church. i The meeting was called to order by S. B. ! Serrington, on whose motion Mr. Edward . Button was appointed Chairman of the rneet- ■ ing. On motion, also, of S. B. Serrington, . Messrs. H. B. Brown and Wm. W. Zell ; were appointed Secretaries. On the Chairman taking his seat he sta- [ ted the object of the meeting to be to take i, steps to celebrate the Ist of January, 186&amp;. . Alter reviewing the subject very ably, he &gt; requested the gentlemen present to come &...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 6 December 1862
SACRED^CONCERT — FOR THE — BENEFIT — OF THE — Pacific Appeal Newspaper; Wednesday Evening, Dec. 10th, 1862, —AT THE Powell Street Methodist Church Commencing precisely at 8 o'clock. On this grand occasion all the available musical talent among us has voluntarily organized and rehearsed to make this one of the most pleasant and attractive entertainments ever given in this city. The whole will be under the direction of Mr. A. Loney. Among the ladies and gentlemen are the folkdtiring VOCALISTS: Mrs. L. E. Wilcox, Ist soprano, (leading) Miss Sarah Cook, do. Miss Laura Miller, do. Miss Lucy Caldwell, do. Miss Emma E. Scott, Contralto ; Messrs. W. H. Blake and L. H. Brooks, tenors ; Messrs. J. G. Coursey, Benj. McFee, Solomon Peneton and 13. Simmons, base, with an efficient chorus. INSTRUMENTALISTS : Mr. Simon P. Clark, Robert C. Francis, Mr. Wm. H. Seth, Mr. Thomas Taylor, Alexander Taylor, Organist. PROGRAMME. PART I. 1. Prayer Rev. T. M. Ward 2. Overture. 3. Anthem—" I will sing unto t...
fCatwt lekgraphie [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 6 December 1862
fCatwt lekgraphie New York, Dec. 3.—The Time* 1 Washington correspondent says : Davis to-day opened the campaign on the part of the Border State politicians, and will call up his resolution as soon as he can get the floor. The movement is regarded as one of great significance. Wickliffe, of Ky., has prepared a resolution, which he will offer in the House at the first opportunity, providing for a Committee of Inqniry into the late political arrests. The opposition evidently consider the question of arrests as one out of which much political capital can be made. Gen. Banks embarks tu-day on the steamer North Star. Nothing is known as yet as to the destination of the expedition. Washington, Dec. 3.—The Navy Department has received from Commander Farker, particulars of the recent expedition into the waters of Mathews county, Va. . They scoured the surrounding country, destroying 12 salt works and a quautity of salt, 5 schooners, 2 sloops, and a lot of scows. The gunboat Seneca captured ...
gUtting*, &t. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 6 December 1862
gUtting*, &amp;t. African Methodist Episcopal Church. — Corner of Powell and Jackson sts.—Rev. T. M. D. Ward will preach at 1] A. M., 3 P. M. and 1% P. M. Preaching in the Zion M. E. Church, on Pacific street, above Powell, every Sunday at 11 o'clock, a. m., 3 p. m., and 1% in the evening. Rev. J. J. Moore, I'astor. Dupont Street Baptist Church—The Thos, Howell, Pastor.—Preaching every Sunday at 3 and at 7% o'clock, P. M. Sabbath School, at 10 o'clock, A. M.
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 6 December 1862
frivcrtteracnt#. AT A STATED MEETING OF KINO David's Chapter of R. A. M. No. 21, work ing under the jurisdiction of the G. C. of R. A, M. for the State of Pennsylvania, the following officers were elected for the ensuing year : F. G. Barbodoes, H. P.; L. K.. Mortimer, K,; T. M. D. Ward, S.; H. C. Cornish, C. of H.; E. Jones, P. S.; D. D. Carter. R A. C.; D. W. Buggies, M. of 3d V.; J. R. Purn&lt; 11, M, of 2d V.; A. Osborne, M. of Ist V.; J. A. Barber, Treasurer ; C. H. Curiy, Secretaiy. San Francisco, Nov. 29th, 1862, The following gen tl emenwer k elected 'I rustees oi the A. M. E. Church, for the ensuing year, on Thursday evening, Dec. 3d : Barney Fletcher, A. Gross, J. Madison Bell, E. Tappan, J. B. Sanderson, J. Pierson, James Anderson, John Billings. J. P. Dyer, LADIES' PAIR. A COMMITTEE OF LADIES CONNECTed with Zion Church will open a FAIR in said Church, on the 19th inst , to continue through the holidays. A variety of useful and fancy goods will be exposed for sale....
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 6 December 1862
MASONIC NOTICE. OLIVE BRANCH LODGE, No. 5,F.&amp;A. MASONS, under the jurisdiction of the M. W. United Grand Lodge of *he State of New York. This Lodge meets every Tuesday Evening, in their Hall, 306 Stockton street. I'he Monthly Meeting, Ist Tuesday in each month. ___ NELSON COOK, Sec'y. DR. JOHNSON'S BLOOD PURIFIER, AND HEALTH RESTORER :■* m t rm? jej mm, IS THE GREATEST VEGETABLE REMcdy of the age. It lias been tried in hundreds ot cases and has never failed to effect a cure, when properly used. It has proved successful in the following diseases : Rheummatism, Inflammation of the Lyes, Liver Complaint, Neuralgia, Nervous Afflictions, Loss of Appetite, Indigestion, Headache, Dyspepsia, Spinal Disease, Languor and Depression of Spirits, Scrofula in all its forms, Carbuncles, Boils, Piles, Scurvy, Afflictions of the Skin, Leucorrhcea and diseases peculiar to females, and all complaints of general debility. All who try it pronounce it the best medicine they ever used. It will...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 6 December 1862
R. T. HOiSTOnr, MERCHANT TAILOR, At 117 Merchant Street, Opposite the Union Hotel, San Francisco. Steam Scouring, Cleansing and Repairing neatly executed. N.B. Also, Ladies' Cloth Dresses and Cloaks neatly cleaned and pressed, or misfits altered. se29 Barbers, look at This! For sale —the metropolitan DA THING AND SHA VINO SALOON, doing a good business, now running three chairs. W ill be sold cheap for cash. For terms, apply in person, or by letter, to DANIEL C. BUOKER. (' acerville, Eldorado co. se2o MBS. SABAH 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 To Barbers and Hair Bressers. WM. H. BLAKE, HAVING AGENCIES from importing houses and manufacturers, is prepared to supply the profession with CUTLERY, SOAP 6, OILS, PERFUMERIES, and every other article used in the business, at wholes...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 13 December 1862
The Appeal will be devoted to the interests of the Colored people of California and to their Moral, Intellectual and Political advancement. AGENTS. The Rev. T. M. D. Ward, Traveling Agent. James A. Day, Stockton, Cal. Wm. Mills, " James Nichols, Sacramento City. Albert D, Berghart " Isaac Sanks, Grass Yalley. Ed. Duplex, Marysville. Robert Banks, Big Oak Flat. Wm. Smith, San Jose. George Miller, Petaluma. Wm. W. Rich, Oakland. Wm. Page, Sonora. A. L. Sanderson, Placerville. Denis Carter, Nevada. Elijah Booth, " S. P. Clanton, Benicia. E. Hatton, Napa. Joseph Smallwood, Coloma. Francis Vaudry Miller, Sonoma. James H. Hudson, Suisun City. Lewis G. Green, Los Angeles. Isaac Flood, San Antonio. Robert H. Small, Coulterville. James Moody, Jackson, Amador Co. Chas. G. Hawkins, Sutter Creek, " Francis Green, Michigan Bar. L. A. Monroe, Mariposa. John C. Mortimore, Aurora. Mono co. Wm. H. Foote, Weaverville, Trinity county. David Mc Reynolds, Shasta. Wm. Prescott, Portland, Oregon. Richard ...
Jrtettian*. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 13 December 1862
Jrtettian*. To be REMEMBERED.-Reader, did you know that every column of a nawspaper contains from 10,000 to 20,000 distinct pieces of metal, the misplacing of any one of which would cause a blunder or typographical error ? With this curious fact before you, don't you wonder at the general accuracy of newspapers ? Knowing this to be the fact, you will be more disposed, we hope, to excuse than magnify the errors of the prefla. 1
The Future of the Colored Baoe in America. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 13 December 1862
The Future of the Colored Baoe in America. (continued from no. 35.) What is true of the African continent has been emphatically true of the people. The world has always seen the African race in its lowest form. This seems true as far back us Egyptian monumental times. One is struck, when looking at copies of ancient hieroglyphics, with the degraded type of negro feature which always appears when these captive people are delineated. The African race seems to have been fated to be always represented by a slave, and, as was inevitable, it has been judged by the example seen.. But the researches of travelers have, of late, compelled us to reverse many if not all these conceptions. Africa gives us, indeed, perhaps the lowest type of humanity in the Bushman or Hottentot, yet the explorations of travelers have also shown these are not the true and normal examples of African stock. It cau readily be seen that wherever the African character is measured by the standard of an African slave, th...
Colonisation—Suggestions by a Slaveholder. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 13 December 1862
Colonisation—Suggestions by a Slaveholder. A " Slaveholder" writes to the Missouri Democrat as follows : " The subject of emancipation, which now occupies so conspicuous a place in the public mind, and in wbich slaveholders are particularly and most deeply interested, is perhaps not fully understood and appreciated ; and it is from a desire to possess a full understanding^pf the plan of emancipation, as propoaed-by the Chief Executive, that your humble servant (a slaveholder) addresses these lines to you, believing, as I do, that you are ever ready and willing to convey any desired information upon matters of great and vital public interest. The prevailing spirit of insubordination which now pervades' the whole of the African race among us should cause every slaveholder to reflect upon the best measures to adopt in reference to our slaves. Shall we proceed to the exercise of cruelty and the infliction of sanguinary punishment, in order to check the growing spirit of restlessness in ...
Devotion and Heroism of ft Contraband. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 13 December 1862
Devotion and Heroism of ft Contraband. AN INCIDENT OF THE PENINSULAR CAMPAIGN. At the bloody battle of Fair Oaks, Va. f the rebels during the first day's fighting drove Gen. Casey's division from their camping ground, and rested for the night, confident that the morrow would give them a chance to drive the Yankee invader beyond the Chicahominy. But just at daylight that morning, Hcintzelman's corps reinforced our line, and at daybreak were hurled against the rebel foe. For a long time the issue was doubtful. The line swayed to and fro ; but at last the Excelsior Brigade —the he r v&gt;es of Williamsburg—were ordered to charge. That charge is a matter of history. It gave to us the battle-ground oi Fair Oaks. During the month of June, that brigade held the ground they won, and skirmishes with the rebels were of daily occurrence. One afternoon word was sent to Gen. Sickles that the enemy was advancing in force, and every preparation was at once made for battle. A few shots were...
The Conoert. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 13 December 1862
The Conoert. THE PACIFIC APPEAL. SAN FH AN CISCO : SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13, 1862. On Wednesday evening last the long expected musical entertainment came off, as announced, in the A. M. E. Church. The Church was not crowded, but there was a larger array of the intelligence and respectabitity of our people than has assembled in this city for several years. Some ol our friendr are disposed to find fault because the house was riot more densely filled. It is a fair estimate to state that there were at least 250 persons present, all of the highest respectability and intelligence. This, of itself, is a source of gratification, and we are willing, therefore/to make ourself contented with the manifestation, particularly when we see the people disposed to do their utmost for the sustenance af the Appeal. The admission fee was but 50 cts., hence the profits, after the expenses were paid, cauld not be expected to be very lajge. But with the continued approbation of those who composed the audience...