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(Communications. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 10 January 1863
(Communications. For the Pacific Appeal. San Francisco, Jan. 8, 1862. To the Committee of Ladies and others of the Fair lately given for the Benefit of the Baptist Church, Dupont st. : Brethren and Sisters and Kind Friends : Permit me to offer to your honorable body my heartfelt thanks for the useful presents which you have been pleased to favor me with. And while I wish you, one and all, a happy New Year, may I ask that you will all join with me in prayer for those who have so long suffered under the oppressive yoke of slavery ; and now, my dear brethren and sisters, I would say, that, in the present year, we all look forward to the happy day when we shall sec those who have so long been held in bondage set free, to become useful to themselves and to all those who may surround them. Let us humbly prepare a banquet—an offering to the Lord. Let us wait on Ilim daily, that He may rule the hearts of men in power, and that He will arm them with success. May the great God stand at the he...
Judge Holt on Slavery. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 10 January 1863
Judge Holt on Slavery. The Hon. J. Holt having been invited to speak in New York city upon the election, wrote a letter to Mr. Barney, the Collector, from which we make a single extract : My faith is simple and briefly stated. It is this : For all things that are for the Union—against all things that are against it. lam for the Union unconditionally, as I am for protecting my own body, at every cost and hazard, from the knife of the assassin. No human institution, no earthly interest ever by me shall be weighed in the scales against the life of my country. Least of all will I approach with unsandaled feet, or permit to be thus weighed, an institution, the foundation of whose being—the African slave trade—the laws of my country have 40 years denounce as a crime worthy of death—a crime not against any particular foTm of civilization, but a crime against the very race to which we belong. I yield to no man in veneration for the Constitution, or in determination that its' blessing shall ...
12 gfetot Stbgraphic [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 10 January 1863
12 gfetot Stbgraphic St. Louis, Jan. (s.—The succession of battles between Rosekrans and the enemy at Stone's river lasted five days. The fighting was terrific throughout. At the close of the sth, the rebels were defeated and routed The enemy was 50,000 strong, well appointed, and fought with desperation. Our victory is complete. The loss is great on both sides. The rebels abandoned their dead and wounded on the field, and liosekrans' victorious army now occupies Murfreesboro. Our whole loss will exceed 10,000. The rebel loss is double ours. A number of the best bulitlings at Nashville have been taken f&lt;»r hospitals. The Tribune says editorially that a letter from a well informed source at Paris states that, a few days before th« letter was written, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Prouyn de l'Huys, visited the Emperor, and advised him that a modification of the policy of the Emperor was required by the public voice ; that he could not change, therefore he tendered his re...
l [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 10 January 1863
l We've Happier Days in Store. BY M. K. H. 1. I yet shall see you smile again, As you were wont to smile, Before the heart was crushed by pain, Or bowed by toil awhile. On that pale cheek I yet shall see, Life's roses, as of yore. Those eyes resume their brilliancy— We've happier days in store. 2. Though with the monster, grim Despair, Too oft compelled to cope, Shall we forget that angel form. Whose heavenly name is Hope ? Who sweetly whispers, 'midst our griefs, " Take courage, sigh no more." And bids us on her anchor lean ?— We've happier days in store.
s [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 10 January 1863
s The Weddinc-kim; Finger.—This is the fourth finger oil the left hand. Why this particular digit should have received such a token of honor and trust beyond all its congeners, both in Pogan and Christian times, has been variously interpreted.— "The most common explanation is," according to Sir Thomas Browne, " presuming therein that a particular vessel, nerve, vein, or artery, is conferred thereto from the heartwhich direct vascular communication Browne shows to be anatomically incorrect. Macrobius gives another reason, which may, perhaps, satisfy those anatomists who are not satisfied with the above. " Pollex," he says, "or thumb, whose derivative palleo, and from its Greek equivalent antichier, which means " as good as a hand," is too busy to be set apart for any such special employment ; the next finger to the thumb being but balf protected on that side, beside having other work to do, is also ineligible ; the approbium attaching to the middle finger, called me,diem, puts it ent...
Officers of the Day. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 10 January 1863
Officers of the Day. PRESIDENT. J. B. SANDERSON. VICE PRESIDENTS. CITY. P.A.Bell, ll.M.Collins, E. Cain, S. Howard, A. J. Pennison, P. Anderson, 11. C. Cornish, J. Brown, Sr., J. P. Dyer, Daniel Seals, A. Waddy, J. J. Meshaw. L. Berry. COUNTRY. A. White, - - - San Jose, E. Ilatton, - Napa, W. W. Lee, - Stockton, N. Christopher, - - Sacramento, Erastus Briscoe,- - Suisun, S. P. Clanton, - - Benicia, E. P. Duplex, - - Marysville, Dennis D. Carter, - Nevada. CHAPLAIN, Reverend J. J. Moore. GENERAL COMMITTEE, Henry M. Collins, Edward Cain, F. G. Barbadoes, Nelson Cuok, R. A. Hall, S. Wilcox, J. P. Dyer, J. B. Sanderson, J. M. Bell, Henry C. Cornish, Philip A. Bell, Charles Smith, Henry Lewis, J. R. Starkey, C. M. Wilson, Thos. Dupee, J. G. Wilson, D. W. Ruggles, S. J. Grooms, Win. 11. Blake, A. Ferguson, Shadrach Howard, John A. Barber, Samuel Cunee. P. Anderson, Thomas Taylor, Barney Fletcher. FINANCE COMMITTEE, R. A. Hall, Nelson Cook, J. P. Dyer, B. Fletcher, S. Cunee.
Order of Exercises s [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 10 January 1863
Order of Exercises s Invocation to the Throne of Grace, ... Chaplain. Music, " My Country, 'tis of thee." Band. Reading of the Proclamation,. .F. G. Barbadoes. Music, "llail Columbia," Band. Oration Rev. T. M. D. Wurd. Music, " Yankee Doodle," .Band. Poem, J. Madison Bell. Freedom Marching On, Audience. Reading of Resolutions. Addresses by Messrs. A. Ferguson, Wm. IT. Yates, C. M. Wilson, R. A. Hall, F. G. I Barbadoes, Dr. Johnson, S.Howard, J. R. Starkey, J. B. Sanderson, S. Cunee and others. Song " Star Spangled Banner,". .J. G, Coursey. Rev. T. Searr King and Rev. Mr. Maclay will be present and address the audience. Exercises will commence at 12 o'clock precisely. PRICE OF ADMISSIOX. To the Day's Exercises $1.00 To the Evening Entertainment #1.00
DIED. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 10 January 1863
DIED. In this city, 011 the afternoon of Jan. 5, Charlotte, oldest daughter of Moses and Rebecca Gibson, aged 2 years and 4 months. In Marysville, Dec. 27th, Syi.va Jake Tipton, widow of the late G'has. Tipton. In I'lacerville, Nov. 19,18(52, Nicholas Moore, of consumption. New York and Brooklyn papers please copy.
§flrdm<|S, &c. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 10 January 1863
§flrdm&lt;|S, &amp;c. African Methodist Episcopal Church.— Corner of Fowell and Jackson sts.—Rev. T. M. 1). Ward will preach at 11 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, llev. J. J. Moore, Pastor. Dupont Street Baptist Cnußcn—The Rev, Thos, Howell, Pastor.—Preaching every Sunday at 3 and at 7% o'clock, P. M. Sabbath School, at 10 o'clock, A. M. San Francisco Literary Institute. Meet every Friday evening, at the con «r of liroadway and Mason street. Business meeting \st Friday in each month. J. MADISON, BELL, President. Philip A. Bell, Recording Secretary.
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 10 January 1863
fidvcrtismctttji. MASONIC NOTICE. INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS ELECT of VICTORIA LODGE No. 3, of F. &amp; A. A. Y. Masons, A. L. 5862, A. D. 1862. The elected officers of the above named Lodge were duly installed, Dec. 27th, for the ensuing Masonic year: N. I&gt;. Speights, W. M.; A.J. Cravan, S. W.; C. 11. Woods, J. W. ; Jas. Johnson, Treasurer; ('has. 11. Curry, Secretary. The Worshipful Master made the following appointments : J. F. Skanks, J. D.; B. Fletcher, S. I&gt;.; J. Lemons and F. Redding, Stewards. janlO 1). W. liUGGLES, Tyler. 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. The Monthly Meeting, 1 st Tuesday in each month. NELSON COOK, Sec'y. Ba©a 8 a I No. 919 Kearny Street, (Between Jackson &amp; Pacific.) rpHE RUSH TO THIS POPULAR EATX ing Establishment continues u...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 10 January 1863
16 K. T. HOUSTON, MERCHAMT 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 alkred. se29 Barbers, look at This ! For sale —the metropolitan BA THING A 2s'l) SHA VING SA L 0 ON, doing a good business, now running three chairs. W ill be sold cheap for cash. For terms, apply iu person, or by letter, to DANIEL C. BUOKER. P acerville, Eldorado co. se'2o To&lt; Barbers and Hair Dressers. WM. H. BLAKE, HAVING AGENCIES from importing houses and manufacturers, is prepared to supply the profession with CUTLERY, SOAROIIS, 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. MAKE, Niantic Hotel, No. 508 Clay street. jyl2-tf John O'Bkien. Wm. Mahek. JOHN O'BIiIEN &amp; CO. E...
Our Contributors. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 17 January 1863
Our Contributors. DR. EZRA R. JOHNSON, He v. ,T. J. MOORE, Rev. T. M. D. WARD, J. B. SANDERSON, J.M.BELL, WM. 11. YATES,. E. I'. DUPLEX, WJI. IT. FOOTE, WM. 11. HALT;, WM. A. SMITH, J. M. WHITFIELD, JACOB S. B. SERIIINGTON, DR. WM. II C. STEPHENSON, CHARLES Mt WILSON, A. PERGtTSWf Anil others that will-be announced from, time to time, with a number of lady contributors. -
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 17 January 1863
The Appeal will be devoted to the interests of tlie Colored people of Galit'ornia and to their .Moral, Intellectual and Political AGENTS. The Rev. T. M. 1). Ward, Traveling Agent. Jame3 A. Day, Stockton, Cal. Wm. Mills, . " .Tames Nichols, Sacramento City. Albert D, Berghart " Isaac Sanks, Grass Valley. Ed. Duplex, Marysville. Robert Hanks, Big Oak Flat. Wm. Smith, San Jose. George Miller, Peteluma. Wm. W. Rich, Oakland. VVm. Page, Sonora. A. L. Sanderson, Placervil'e. Denis Carter, Nevada. Elijah Booth, " S. P. Olanton, Benicia. E. Hatton, Napa. Joseph Smallwood, Coloma. Francis Vaiulry 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. Chas. G. Hawkins, Sutter Creek, " Francis Creen, Michigan Bar. L. A. Monroe, Mariposa. John C. Mortimore, Aurora, Mono co. Wm. H. Foote, Weaverville, Trinity county. David Mcßeynolds, Shasta. Wm. Preseott, Portland, Oregon. Richard W. ...
s [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 17 January 1863
s Samuel Chilton, Esq., the attorney For .John Brown, resides at Warrenton, Va., and is said to be a gentleman liighly esteemed and respected. He thinks old John Brown precipitated the great Rebellion. An old secesh came within the Union lines at Newborn, N. C., a few weeks ago, looking alter an escaped slave, a handsome girl of 16 years. Finding that a master's j claim was not recognized, he claimed her by right of being her father.
g __ THE PACIFIC APPEAL. SAN FRANCISCO : [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 17 January 1863
g __ THE PACIFIC APPEAL. SAN FRANCISCO : SATURDAY, JANUARY It, 1 $63; We give up our editorial space this week to the particulars of the Celebration, in order to present our readers with as full a report as possible of the demonstration I made in this city on the 14th inst., in honor |of the President's Emancipation Proclamation. .# ffi®- Persons desirous of sending the Ai'l'EAi, their friends in the States can have them'done up in wrappers at our office, Ti&gt; Merchant st., ready for directing and mailing.