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Obituary. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 3 January 1863
Obituary. Peparted this life, on the 2(itli ult„ after a short and severe illness, J,uu:s Stevens. We have known him for many years. He was born in the City of Washington, I). C., and our first recollection of him was 25 years ago, more or less. He was then living in the family of John Q. Adams, formerly President of the U. States, who thought much of him. He has filled many situations of trust, and has always won the confidence and esteem of his employers. Among his own people he was loved for his noble qualities of heart. liberal to a fault, frank but courteous in his manners, he was always ready to assist the needy, administer to the sick and bury the dead. First and most interested in every move for the bettering of the condition of his own race, we shall keenly feel his loss. As a son he was devoted ; for many years he supported an afflicted mother, who suffered and died from that fell disease, consumption. He leaves one brother, whose afflictions from the cradle rendered him a...
PrctinflS, &(. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 3 January 1863
PrctinflS, &amp;(. African Methodist Episcopal Church.'— Corner of Powell and Jackson sts.—Rev. 'J'. M. I). Ward will preach at 11 A. M., 3 P. M. and 7)4 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, Pastor. Dupont Street Baptist Church—The Rev, Thos, Howell, Pastor.—Preach iup every Sunday at 3 and at 1% o'clock, P. M. Sabbath School, at 10 o'clock, A. M.
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 3 January 1863
gulvcvfocmcnts. THE OLD wbsmmsss. No. 919 Kearny Street, (Between Jackson &amp; Pacific.) The rush to this popular eating Establishment continues unabated, which proves that the character of the FARE IS UN. SURPASSED in this city. Hundreds dine there daily. Still there is enough and to spare. The eating department is under the management of a first-class cook. Established in 184!). OPEN ALL NIGHT. WILLIAM BRANCH. (r, ... d 27 AVASIL COLYER, j 1 ro P netor!i - RHEUMATISM. PERSONS AFFLICTED WITH THIS distressing complaint may rely on being cured, after two or three applications of an entirely new remedy, by WM. VEASEY.at the Lodge House, Broadway, near Davis street., or at the S. W. cor. Jackson and Virginia sts., over the Grocery. 118 Watches Repaired at New York Prices! American Watches at Factory Prices. ENGLISH AND SWISS WATCHES! I AM SELLING AS LOW AS THEY CAN be bought in New York, and 2f) per cent less than any other house in San Francisco. C. E. COLLINS, Exclusive Agen...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 3 January 1863
J6 H. T. HOlSim 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 Tills ! For sale —the metropolitan BA THING A Kl) SUA VIKG SA L 0 OK, doing a good business, now running three chairs. Will be sold cheap for cash. For terms, apply in person, or by letter, to DANIEL C. BUOKER. P acerville, Eldorado co. se'2o To/ Barbers and Hair Dressers, WM. 11. BLAKE, HAVING AGENCIES from importing houses and manufacturers, is prepared to supply the profession with CUTLERY, SOAP IS, 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 John O'BMEN. WM. Maheh. JOHN O'BRIEN &amp; CO. EMPLOY M...
Our Contributors. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 10 January 1863
Our Contributors. Dr.. EZRA 11. JOHNSON, RKV. J. J. MOORE, Rev. T. M. D. WARD, J. B. SANDERSON, J. M. BELL, WM. 11. YATES, E. P. DUPLEX, WM. H. FOOTE, WM. H. HALL, WM. A. SMITH, J. M. WHITFIELD, JACOB FRANCIS, S. B. SERRINGTON, DR. WM. H C. STEPHENSON, CHARLES M. WILSON, A. FERGUSON. And other 3 that will be announced from time to time, with a number of lady contributors.
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 10 January 1863
Tim 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. 1). Ward, Traveling Agent. James A. Day, Stockton, Cal. Win. Mills, " JamesNichols, Sacramento City. Albert D, Borghart " Isaac Slinks, Grass Valley. Ed. Duplex, Marysville. Robert Banks, Big Oak Flat. Wm. Smith, San Jose. George Miller, Petaluma. Win. W. Rich, Oakland. Wm. Pago, Sonora. A. L. Sanderson, Placervil'e. Denis Carter, Nevada. Elijah Booth, " S. P. Clanton, Benicia. E. Hat,ton, Napa. Joseph Smallwood, jColoma. Francis Vaudry Miller, Sonoma. James 11. Hudson, Suisun City. Lewis G. Green, Los Angeles. Isaac Flood, San Antonio. Robert 11. Small, Coulterville. James Moody, Jackson, Amador Co. Clia3. G. Hawkins, Sutter Creek, " Francis Green, Michigan Bar. L. A. Monroe, Mariposa. John Mortimore, Aurora. Mono co. Win. H. Foote, Weaverville, Trinity county. David Mcßeynolds, Shasta. Wm. Prescott, Portland, Oregon. ...
frtcctions. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 10 January 1863
frtcctions. The following is one of the grandest sentenses in our language: "The tall mountains are the sublime apostles of nature, whose surplices arc snow, and whose sermons are avalanches." A Paist Mine. —A mine of ochre and other materials, necessary to the manufacture of paint, has been discovered on a farm near Martinez. It promises to be a rich mine to its owners. We believe that only in Sicily is there any other such mine.
r._ _2 Tho War Power and the Supreme Court. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 10 January 1863
r ._ _2 Tho War Power and the Supreme Court. Already the pro-slavery organs, arc discussing the legal validity of the proposed emancipation under the war power. The World intimates, boastfully, that, on the return of peacc,&lt; the Supreme Court of the United States will decide the Proclamation of Emancipation unconstitutional. This shows the importance of th(* Judiciary as Senator Hale, durjrig the last session of Congress. With such tools of tyranny, as Judge Taney and his pro-slavery associates in possession of authority and power to nullify all the acts of the Government, and override all the most cherished desires of the people, it is in vain to think of maintaining our liberties or saving our country, by mere force of arms. As the Judges hold their offices for life, unless impeached, and removed for misdemeanor, it may be thought difficult, under the Constitution to reach the evil. But Mr. Hale pointed out, clearly, the remedy. Though the Constitution provides, in gene...
Result of One Tear's Work Against the Rebellion. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 10 January 1863
Result of One Tear's Work Against the Rebellion. This time last year, Beauregard was encamped at Mannassas. The rebels were virtually in possession of all of the slave States, except Delaware and Maryland. A violent minority in the latter, indeed, was only kept down by the strong hand. In the Southwestern States, we had no footing anywhere but at St. Louis, and even that place was menaced by Sterling Price. Kentucky was thinking of neutrality. The actual condition of things was, that though the Government had announced it to be its intention to crush the rebellion, Washington was really besieged by the armies of Jeff. Davis. To some it may appear that 3- 3 - nothing has been done, because a rebel army still contests the way to Richmond, bat let us see if such be tlie fact. In the first place, Western Virginia has been cleared effectually of rebels, and ia now a ffee State in the Union. 2. It has been demonstrated that Marylalfyls really as loyal as Maine. The genop«K' impression was...
The President's Emancipation Proclamation. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 10 January 1863
The President's Emancipation Proclamation. "Whereas, On the 22d day of September, 1862, a Proclamation was issued by the President of the United States, containing, among other things, the following, to wit: That on the Ist day of January, 1863, all persons held ag slaves within any State or designated part of a State, the people whereof shall be in rebellion gainst the . United States, shall, henceforth and forever, be free ; and the Executive Government of i the United States, including the Military i and Naval authorities thereof, will recognize and maintain the freedom of such peri sons, and will do no act or acts to repress : such persons, or any of them, in any effort : they may make for their actual freedom ; and that the Executive will, on the Ist day . of January aforesaid, issue a Proclamation, • designating the States and parts of States, if any, in which the people therein res pec t- • ively shall be in rebellion against the United States ; and the fact that any State or...
" Marching On!" [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 10 January 1863
" Marching On!" THE PACIFIC APPEAL. SA N Fit AN CISCO: SATURDAY, JANUARY 10, 1863. Never did we expect to live to see the day when freedom would be proclaimed to the enslaved millions of our race. Though the "irrepressible conflict" has been viewed by citizens, politicians and statesmen as sure to result in favor of freedom, yet the most wise and prophetic have been incapable of foreseeing the eventful day of January 1, 1863—a day that, from henceforth, will give the nation a more powerful impetus in its ascent than even the mighty Declaration of Jefferson of July 4, 1776, that sent the cheering notes of liberty and equality resounding over the globe, tfuaking tyrants tremble on their tottering thrones—declaring that " life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness" were rights inalienable to all mankind. From henceforth America Bends forth renewed greetings to the chcrished and tried friend of her youth, and has accepted as her own the lost jewels of France—" Liberty, Equality, Fratern...
The Public Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 10 January 1863
The Public Meeting. A large array of names were signed to a call for the meeting which was held at the A. M. E. Church, on Monday evening last. Although the weather was inclement there was an unusually large number of ladies, present, manifesting the deepest interest in the proceedings. There was also a number of white persons present. The resolutions and speeches were received with great enthusiasm. It was a late hour when the meeting adjourned. The proceeds of the Celebration are for the benefit of the National Sanitary Fund. It is the request of the General Committee that those persons in the interior who are desirous of swelling the Fund send their donations to the Finance Committee.
The Celebration. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 10 January 1863
The Celebration. The Emancipation Celebration is expected to come off on Wednesday, the 14th of Jauuary, and the Committee are using every exertion to have the exercises and every feature connected therewith appropriate to the great event. Many persons from the iiiterior are expected to visit our city on the occasion, and the indications are that it will be the most enthusiastic gathering among our people ever held on this coast. Let the mountains, on this occasiou, speak to the sea, the sea to the shores, and the shores to the heavens, that " Ethiopia does stretch forth her hands unto God." We are indebted to Mr. W. C. Patrick for several New York and Panama papers of the latest dates. Acknowledgment for a similar favor is also due to Mr. Wm. H. Hall.
7 Meeting to Prepare for the Emancipation Celebration. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 10 January 1863
7 Meeting to Prepare for the Emancipation Celebration. , Pursuant to notice a meeting of the colored citizens of San Francisco was held on Monday evening, Jan. 1863, in the A. M. E. Church, Powell st., to hear the President's Proclamation read, and consider what measures should be taken in reference thereto. The meeting was organized by appointing Mr. Peter Anderson President and Mr. Thomas Taylor Secretary. On taking the chair the President made the following remarks ; Ladies and Gentlemen—l thank you for the high honor conferred in electing me to preside over this respectable and intelligent assemblage. The occasion which has brought us to together is truly worthy of our highest and most respectful consideration. It is an occasion to awaken our expressions of joy, and pay our homage to the President for his Emancipation Proclamation. We wish to speak from'the shores of the Pacific to those of our freed brethren in the Atlantic, sending greetings to them and congratulating them upo...
CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 10 January 1863
CORRESPONDENCE. Grass Valley, Jan. 3, 1802. Mr. Editor—As it is the commencement of the New Year I thought I would drop you a few lines. Yesterday wc hailed with joy the dispatch containing the President's Proclamation, for many of us have relatives to whom that document will bring freedom. The weather, for the past week, has been dark and gloomy, raining most of the time. Your's truly, I — ■ Mr. Editor—As a correspondent in your last issue has discovered an extraordinary wealthy colored man among us, I would state that I also have been looking around, and have been lucky enough to find another wealthy gentleman among our people. It is Mr. Jabez Nichal, of San Mateo. lie is assessed in the following sums, in the various localities thereto annexed : 9 Mississippi Bonds, 6 per cent. .. .$ 10,000 do. Mortgages 140,000 Confederate scrip 410,000 Washoe claims 10,000 Cariboo do 40,000 Outside lands, San Francisco.... 5,000 This makes the snng little sum of $015,000 Mr. N. is a worthy and ...