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To Our Agents. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 22 December 1865
To Our Agents. We arc reorganizing our Agencies and getting our books in order for the ensuing year. Our Agents will please send us a complete list of all their subscribers, how many have paid, and who. At the commencement of our publication several of our subscribers paid for six months; their subscriptions expired two months ago. Our Agents will please collect tor the present term. We want a good traveling Agent. A man who can tilk well and is a good walker can make money. New Agents. - Mr. Edward McOabk, our General Agent for El Dorado county, has appointed the following sub-Agents: Jamks Cekos, Mud Springs; Simeon Cary, Colona, and Robert H. Small, Shingle Springs. All good men and true. Mr. Isaac Flood will act as Agent for this paper in Alameda. Acknowledgments.—We have received remittances from Mr. J. C. Cork, of Marysville, J. H. Butler, of Portland, F. W. B. Grinnage, of Carson City, and Win A. Smith of San Jose We have also received from Lieut. Governor Mac hi n a copy of ...
I CITIZENSHIP AND SUFFRAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 22 December 1865
I CITIZENSHIP AND SUFFRAGE. Th&lt;- basis of citizenship consists, as we have shown in former articles on this subject, in freedom, nativity, hereditary descent, or is conferred for some service rendered the State, military or otherwise. The privileges annexed thereto are, the right of testimony, the right of office, the right of holding property, taxation, and being enrolled in the census, and the right of suffrage. \\ hile tlie Republics of (irecce and liomo permitted slavery they made liberal provisions for manumission, no objects intervening, such alinage, or &lt; iriniinality, the frecdman at once became a citizen, and was entitled to all the privileges of his class, the first of which was his oath and vote ; and as he progressed in wealth, services or position he became endowed with other rights and privileges. The ancient governments were also jealous of admitting aliens to citizenship, and likewise of allowing citizens to alienate themselves—for no one could ...
Colored Voters. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 22 December 1865
Colored Voters. | If the proposed amendment to tlio Cun- | stitution should be adopted, making votes I instead of population the basis of representation, (California will want eolored i voters. There are now between six and I seven thousand colored persons in this &lt; State, of whom full two thirds are men ; this would give between four and five thousand voters. A considerable item. The weather this week has been remarkably cold for San Francisco.
DEATH OF DR JAS. McCUNE SMITH. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 22 December 1865
DEATH OF DR JAS. McCUNE SMITH. We have this week ;i sorrowful duty to perforin in recording the death of one who was to us as a brother of our blood—one whom we loved for our long associations and the deep, sincere a flection existing between us—respected for his honest heart, his genial companionship, and his many virtues ; honored for bis deep learning, liis varied talents, his true patriotism, .intl his exalted Christian character. Dr. Jamf.s McCcxe Smith was born in the city of New York, April, 1811. llis first tuition was received from "Grandma Weaver." About 1819 or he went to the African Free School, in William street. This school was established by the New York Manumision Society, and was conducted by Charles C. Andrews. Of the many scholars who attended that school, but few arc now living—we can only name Rev. J. Peterson, of New York, Dr Jas Fields, of Ohio, Hudson R. Livingston, Benj. Fisher, and ourself. At about the age of sixteen he left that school with the highest ho...
Death's Doings. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 22 December 1865
Death's Doings. The decease of several eminent men at home and abroad, has been announced this week. In San Francisco, Judges Sheppard and McAllister have left vacant places in many loving hearts. One of America'# greatest statesmen, Honest Tom Corwin, lately had an attack of apoplexy and we suppose by this time is dead. The good old King of Belgium, Leopold I. has left a vacant throne and those regal baubles, a crown and sceptre to be quarreled over i and perhaps fought for. Leopold was Iclosely allied to the reigning family of (Jreat Britain, having been son-in-law to 1 George IV., and at one time presumtive Prince Coneort. He was likewise uncle I of tjneen Victoria, and also to her late husband, l'rincc Albert. His second wife was a daughter of Louis Phillipe, late King of j the French. He was esteemed a good man, much loved by his subjects, and his | advice and counsel courted by the reigning I European monarchs. Ilis life was ex- ! tended to three score and fifteen years, j The...
Letter from Chicago. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 22 December 1865
Letter from Chicago. Chicago, Nov. 21st. Mr. Editor :—The weather here this Fall h;is been remarkably pleasant ; an abundant crop has been gathered in ; business in all its relations has been good ; the public health lias been somewhat effected during the warm months with chills, ague and fever ; the frost has abated that, and now good health, peace and plenty abound in this highly favored region—"Thank the good Lord and bless His name forever." Several regiments of soldiers have been paid off and mustered out the service.— There are plenty of them here, .and they are quietly melting into citizens. They are not thieves, ravishers, nor incendiaries, as the Copperhead papers and Knglish press said they would be—thus proving those papers poor prophets and unmitigated liars. This city still goes ahead ; buildings of all sorts and sizes are going up ; but not a house, store or shanty for rent in any direction. Many persons came here this Fall to hire, but finding no room they had to go f...
Our Holiday Advertisements. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 22 December 1865
Our Holiday Advertisements. We refer our readers who are preparing for the Holidays, to our advertising columns. Do you own a house ? If you do, get it insured at Bigelow's Geueral Insuanee Agency. They will insure your furniture, life or anything else. In the way of mental improvement and accomplishments, I'. K. Cole gives lessons in the elementary and higher branches of English literature. Mr. Cole also teaches the Spanish language. Madam l'indell gives instructions on the piano, and teaches embroidery, fancy needle work, and hair work. Miss Josephine Smith, an accomplished young lady, teaches writing, fancy hair work, crotcheting, etc. If you have the rheumatism, go to Mr. George Rowe's, 10 Virginia place. "No cure no pay." Hilton and Loney supply us with all our smoking tobacco, and we can recommend the article as being very superior. They manufacture the choicest brands for smoking or chewing. For superior wines, liquors, and cigars, go to the May Flower Saloon. Misses A. and C...
DIED. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 22 December 1865
DIED. In Jackson, on the 13th inst., William Orphious, only child of William and Margaret ]&gt;. Boyd, aged it months and '!'&gt; days. " When I would comfort myself against sorrow mv heat is faint within me."—[Jerin. 8 c. 18v. [Springfield, Mass., Republican, and Colored Citizen please copy. In Idaho City, Septembef 2d, after a lingering illness, Henjamm Manning, formerly of Providence, 11. 1., in the 47th year of his age. [Anglo African please copy.]
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 22 December 1865
I* O T I C E . The colored citizens of San Francisco having resolved to Celebrate the approaching Anniver- | sary of National Emancipation, the undersigni ed, in their behalf, hereby cordially invite the Public Schools, Benevolent and Mechanical Associations, Draymen and Manufacturers to unite with them, and thvy will be assigned ; places in the Procession. The colored citizens residing in the interior are hereby cordially invited to co-operate with their friends in San Francisco, in tnis celebra--1 tion. Associations desiring to turn out, and parties coming as Delegates from the interior, will please communicate, as early as possible, with S. Pen Eton, (Jrand Marshal, at the ottice of The Elevator, Phoenix Building, corner of Sansome and Jackson streets, in »rder that places may be assigned them in the Procession. By order of the Committee, C. \V. Rttggles, President. F. G. Barbadoes, Secretary. NOTI C K . The Members of the Executive Committee for the City and County of San Franci...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 22 December 1865
PROGRAMME op THE THIRD ANNIVERSARY OP PRESIDENT LINCOLN'S EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION, •Tanuary Ist, 1860. Oflirer* of tli«» Day s President : Rev. J. J. MOORE. I 'ice Presidents: I). W. Rugous, s. Howarii, J vs. Johnson, 0. W. Dennis, E. P. Hilton, J. 11. BKI.I, .1. P. Dyer, John A. Barber, E. \V. Parker, San Frttneisco. Rev. P. K iij.n tiworth, Sonoma. E. Hatton, Napa. S. P. Ci,anton, Solano, J. Flood, Alameda. W. A. Smith, Santa Clara. Chaplain—Rev. J. M. Fi.owers. Orator—Rev. T. M. 1). Waßit. I'ocl—J. M. 11km.. Reader—R. A. Ham.. Marshal—S. 1' I: N et&lt; )N. Committee of Arrange men Its I). W. Ruoqi.es, R. A. Hall, J. P. Dyer, \V.m. Montgomery, S. Howard, F. G Barbadoes, J. Madison Bell, Geo. A. Deval, A. Loney, E. \V. Parker, N. Cook, J. R. Blake, J. E. Brown, S. Peneton, M. Howard, J. A. Reeder, J. Smallwood, J. D. Carter. 11. F. Sampson, L. Berry, Geo. Smith, C. Bass, E. QUIN, J. RIKER. Jas. 11. Bell. Order of Eimlsrt i Invocation by the Chaplain ! Music Band ! Introdu...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 22 December 1865
3VIISS A. WHITE, Fashionable Dressmaker, •!o.i 1 hird Mreet San Franciaco. : M'ME DEMOREST'S LATEST FASHIONS Constantly on band. DRESS TRIMMINGS. ETC., FOR SALE, dec 15-If I'IIB &lt; licappst and Finest Assortment O F CARPETS, PAPER HANGINGS A N I) WINDOW SHADES, a r FRAIsTK: O EDWARDS', 040 Clay Street, n :ir Kearny. d cl.Vtf MISS C. WHITE, Ladies" llair Drcssini; l.mporium, 30.'! THIRD STREET, LADIES' (TIJLS AND BKAIDS Manufactured from their own Hair, in a superior manner. Orders promptly executed at tbeir residences, in ull parts of the city. Particular attention paid to CUTTING CHILDRENS'HAIR. rt-els-tf Ihe Universal Safety Match, FOR SALE IN LOTS TO SUIT, By L. L. BI.OOI) &amp; CO., declS tf 225 Ci.at Strert. A. KOHLES, DEALER, Agent for the Celebrated Bradbury Piano mid Mason and Hamlin'* Cabinet Organ*. I Retail, 020 and 022 Washington st. Wholesale, 424 Sansomo street. &lt;l«'cl"«-lin i-I . PEIRO E . Importer and Dealer in FURNITURE AND IiEDDING, 415...
TELECRAPHIC SUMMARY. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 22 December 1865
TELECRAPHIC SUMMARY. Washington, December 13.—Henry Ward Utecher's speech in the Mall of the House to-night seems to have been intended as an offset to what his old friends have been calling his recent backslidings. He argued that the emancipation promised by Lincoln would not be complete till the freodiuen were given all rights which liberty gives in this land to any freemen. He scouted the idea that suffrage was not a natural right. It is ; if it was not, then liberty was not, for it was absurd to talk of giving liberty without all the rights by which that liberty is to be maintained. But, going beyond this, he exacted that not only all men, but all women had a right to vote. There are rumors that General Logan, immediately upon communicating with the Republican Government of Mcxico, will propose a commercial treaty between the United States and the Republic, which will secure to America important rig'it-i upon the great lines from the Gulf 0 Mexico and the Pacific coast, and such...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 22 December 1865
NOTICE TO THE GKNTI.KME.V OF SAN FRANCISCO. I' ROFEB S O It KTEW A R T, Proprietor of The ISottfou (.iy m nasi urn, lias taken Rooms at No. 769 Markkt Street, Near Fourth. To Teacli tlic Art of Self-Defense rpo all Gentlemen who may wish to become ac J, quaintod with the (lift rent branches, such as Sparrin?, Fencing with the Small Sword. liroad Sword, Sabre, Single Sick, and Quarter Stall". Terms made known at the Rooms. Hours—from 8 a. m. to 12 m., and 1 to 10 r. m. aul' 1 st 1 ] P. STEWART. Proprietor. G. FORREST WALTER &amp; 00, "EXCELSIOR" MERCHANT TAILORS, (Kstablished 1849.) No. Gil Sacramento Street, Third door above Montgomery. ...San Francisco. seplf&gt;-3m New England Soap Factory j. p."dyer HAVING removed his So.jp Factory to the Potrero, where he will continue the bufinest ; of Manufacturing Extra Family, Chemical, Olive ' and Eureka Soap. J. P. Dysk will be glad to see all his old friendiixl customers at his New Establishment, and aj many othersas will ...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 22 December 1865
Ambrotype* *-£•» ( cut*, j SUVA'S NEW GALLERY. N. E. corner Kearny and Pine Sts. i Card Pictures only S2 per dozen. I Don't forget, SIJ.VA'S NEW GALLERY, N. I£. corner Kearny aud Pine Hts. j 9 2ua EDWARD W. PARKER, Fashionable Boot Maker, 414 Third Street, Between Harrison and Bryant San Francisco. apl4" JOHN J. ME3HAW, Has Removed to 53!) California ft., WHERE be will be pleased to wait on his old customers, aud the Public geuerally, iu the line of BOOT MAKING, 539 California street San Francisco. a|&gt;l4 "CILOREINCK Machines, No. 11l Montgomery street, San Francisco. Every Macliinc sold is | warranted to give entire satisfaction, ff there are any within one thousand miles# of this office that aie not working well, the owners will please inform me, and they will be attended lo without expense to them. Instruction given free, whether the persons intends to purchase or not. SAMUEL HILL, Agent. aug2."&gt; :sti S. HO \V ARI) , j Hydraulic lIO.SE Manufacturer, B Y M A C...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 22 December 1865
WM- BHEKMAN Sc CO., Importers and Dealears CLOTHING, Gent's Furnishing Goods, TRUNKS AND VALISES, 412 &amp; 414|Sansome St., S E. cor. Commercial, sin fbancisco. apl4 THE NATIONAL IMCTURH, l ' Heading the Proclamation oj Emancipation in a Slave Cabin," IS strictly a subscription engraving, and can i only be procured through It. J. TRUMBULL, | j 302 Montgomery Street, Room No. 9. up stairs,— ] general Agent, or EDWARD BARTIIROP, Canvassing Agent, or by leaving orders at this office. II E N 11 Y C. C ORNISH, DKALKR IN NEW AND SECOND-HAND FURNITURE, Mattrasses and Wedding, Crockery, Glassware, Stoves, Tinware, Cutler)' and Hardware, C 22 BATTERY ST., BELOW PACIFIC. SAX FR A KCJSCO. CALL -A-ND SEE ME. New Hoarding House. JACOB MADDEN begs leave to inform his colored friends and citizens of San Francisco, that he has opened a Boarding House, on Muket i Square, near the Plaza, and is now prepared to accommodate those who may give him a call, aud hopes by strict attention ty give e...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 22 December 1865
C. SMITH, PIONEER CATERER, l&lt;llO Stockton street. TTTOULP respcclfully inform his fr'&lt;r.di» and TT the public that he is ot.ce more pi ,iartd to I furnish and Cat3r for j WEDDINGS, PARTIES, BALLS, DINNERS,&amp;C. At the earliest possible moment aad at rej duccd priced. Superior ICE CREAMS made to order, aDd i served plain or in forms. Ladies and Gentlemen will find an exprrienced , Caterer in Mr. SMITH, and much labor saved by calling in time. Invitatious carefully delivered ] ia any part of the city. ; Everything reqivsite for Entertainments—such as Loans of Cliiua, Glasp, Plates, etc., always oa hand. Boned Turkies furnished to order. [ap7 l*aiiitiii£, Paper Hanging, etc. 1 r pilK subscriber having followed the profession JL of Painting, in all its branches, solicits a share ;of public patronage. Ila guarantees ample satis--1 faction to all who may employ him. H« invites all to cail and inspect bis work, at ! the N. E. corner of Dupont at,a Vallejo st...