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Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 26 January 1866
JOB PRINTING-. CARDS, CIRCULARS, BILL-HE A US, etc., Neatly Executed and on Reasonable Term". ROOM NO. 9, Phienix Building, cor. Sansome aud Jackson sts. t&amp;F Orders received for BOOK BINDING in every style. SUBSCRIPTIONS received at this Office for the following Works of Art: li Reading the Emancipation Proclamation in a Slave Cabin." Proof impressions, handsomely tramed $" 1 " President Lincoln at Home." A striking likeness of the late President and youngest son. "Proof, framed 85 " In Memobiam." A Lithograph, large size, accompanying "Puck," the Pacific Pictorial. Price, $2, which entiles the purchaser to twelve numbers of Puck. Subscriptions also received for the New York Anglo African. The first volume of the ANGLO AFRICAN MONTHLY MAGAZINE for sale, containing a portrait of the celebrated colored Novelist, ALEXANDER DUMAS. Also, correct likeness in character of IRA ALDRIDGE, the African Roscius. P. A. BELL, Agent. Real Estate Agency. IP- .A.. BELL, REAL ESTATE AGENT....
®bt (? lector.; O . 1 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 26 January 1866
®bt (? lector.; O . 1 SAN FKANCISOO: FRIDAY JANUARY 26, 1866. City Agent **. HEL.I-. Tub Elevator will be delivered to city subscribers by the carrier at 50 cents per month. We will collect the subscriptions on the last Monday of every manth, when we hope our friends will be prepared for us. Subscriptions will be received by D. W. Ruggles Mo. 310 Jackson street; It. A. Hall, Dl 7 Washington street; or by any member of the Executive Committee. Single copies can be obtaiued as above, and also 1 At White * Bauer's News Depot. 413 Washington struet ; Hoin Brothers, corner Jackson and Montgomery streets ; Georgia Restaurant, V 23 Kearny ■treet, and at this office.
— PRINTING OFFICE [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 26 January 1866
— PRINTING OFFICE We want to raise, by loan, the sum of five j kundred dollnrs, to purchase material for a printing office. With the above sum we can purchase sufficient printing material, type, etc.. [ to print The Elevator, and also to do all kinds of job printing. We can save on The j Ei.kvator alone enough to repay the loan with 1 interest in nine months. If twenty individuals will loan us twenty-five ' dollars each, we will give sufficient security for repayment. We want to commence with the •econd volume, next April.
* MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 26 January 1866
* MEETING. A general INAUGURAL RATI PICA- j TION MEETING of the California Branch | or the AMERICAN* PRE EDM KN'S AID AND UNION COMMISSION will beheld j on Monday Evening, January 29th, 1866,1 at Piatt's Hall. Brief communications, expressive of j the views of leading men in the State, will be presented, and the following eminent speakers have accepted invitations to address the meeting : Hon. Cornelius Cole, Hon. A. A. Sargent, Dr. John F. Morse, Rev. Jesse T. Peck, D. D., Rev. Horatio Stebbins, Gen. J. F. Miller, Fred'k Billings, Esq., Hon. Thos. Campbell, j The meeting is designed for the inter-! change of sentiments, the diffusion of in- j formation, the energizing of action—not j the collection of funds. Your presence and counsel are earnestly solicited. J. W. BRriIMAGIM, John F. Morse, John Cdrrey, Hiram Leonard, Jesse T. Peck, John Reynolds, j Ira P. Rankin, Committee of Arrangements.
Section of the Executive Committee. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 26 January 1866
Section of the Executive Committee. A public meeting was held on Thursday j evening, 18th instant, for the purpose of j electing an Executive Committee for the county of San Francisco. J. M. Flowers was appointed Chairman, and S. Howard, Secretary. The Nominating Committee appointed at a previous meeting reported the follow-! ing names to compose the County Executive Committee for the present year : Wh. 11. Hail, T M I). Ward, E P- Hilton, 0. W. Rugoi.es, A. Waddy, E. W. Parker, J. P. Dver, Jas. Brown, J. M. Flowers, J. R. Starkey, Geo. A. Deval, Wm. B. Smith, L. H. Brooks. The entire ticket as reported was elected. Mr. F. G. Barbadoes, President of the late Executive Committee, made a statement of tly.- transactions of the Committee for the past year. The Labor of Years well Rewarded.— Goorge T. Downing, of Rhode Island, has been fighting the oppressive and anti-Re-publican School Law of that State for ten or twelve years. Mr. Downing ownes a large and valuable estate in Newport, a...
ATT) for the freedmen [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 26 January 1866
ATT) for the freedmen Among the various questions which) ni.w, and will perhaps for generations, oc-j cupy the minds of the American people, i there is none of more importance, and j none on which the future welfare of the j country depends, than the condition of the freedmen. Their education, and mental,! as well as their political training, is as necessary as their physical training — They must of course be self-dependent, and should become self-reliant. They must be taught that society, of which they have now become an integral part, expects them to take their share of the burdens as well as the benefits of civilizai tion. They have hitherto only participated in the former; they arc now to enjoy the latter also. But with these come also new cares and responsibilities, and of these, the freedmen should be made aware, as they doubtless will be. To effect these i desirable objects, " all the distinctive soci- | eties in the United States, interested in I the care and education of th...
CONVENTIONS [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 26 January 1866
CONVENTIONS The New England Convention of colored ; men was held in Boston on the first of I)e- j eember. The object of the Convention was stated to be for " the purpose of tak ing action on matters concerning the color-1 ed man and his status in the United States." The Convention was attended by such men as Rev. L. A. Grimes, Geo. T - Downing, Win. Wells Brown, and the best colored men in the Eastern States. Frederick Douglass was present and addressed the Convention. The following were the per-! manent officers : President—Charles L. Remoud, of Sa ; lem. Vice President* —George T. Downing,; of Rhode Island ; E. P. Talbot, of Maine ; Revs. Peter Ross, of Connecticut, aid W. | 11. Brown, of Cambridge. Secretaries—Geo. L. Ruffin, of Boston ; |S. S. Murray, of Portland, Maine ; A. T. j IJourdain, Jr., of New Bedford, Mass.: l Amos W. Green, of Rhode Island, and j Peter Nott, of Connecticut. j The principal object of the Coovention i appears to have been to appoint a dele-, jgate to Wa...
SUPPORT YOUR PAPERS [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 26 January 1866
SUPPORT YOUR PAPERS There are several papers edited by colored men, which, from that circum- j stance alone requires our united patro-! nage. The Anglo African is our national, organ, and the oldest paper published by colored men in the United States. Every j colored person should subscribe for that paper; it should have at least five hundred subscribers on tho Pacific coast. The Communicator, published at Baltimore, is an ably conducted journal, and well worthy the patronage of person* from I that place, as well as others. ' The Colored Citizen is an excellent I weekly journal published at Cincinnati,) Ohio. It is a paper of superior merit, and jis edited with great ability. Its mechani- j 1 cal execution is beautiful. Terms, $2 50 1 j per annum. Address J. P.Sampson, editor, office of the Colored Citizen, No. 80 ! West Third street, Cincinnati, Ohio. The Christian Recorder is the organ of! the A. M. E. Church, Rev. E. Weaver is' | the editor. This periodical commands the j ; assis...
«»l — The President and the Freedmeut [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 26 January 1866
«»l — The President and the Freedmeut We have not been among,those who; I have denounced President Johnson for his \ reconstruction policy ; while we disap-, prove of his course, and his almost indisJ criminate pardoning of rebels, we believe lie is sincere, and thinks he is pursuing j | the best course to produce tranquility atj i the South, and for the welfare and protection of the freedmen. We differ with him. We think he is mistaken, but we also | think he is honest. We must consider i that Andrew Johnson was reared under different influences from Abraham Lincoln. He has not the wisdom nor judgment, neither has he the unflinching hero-; ism of that great man ; but we believe, as far as his judgment goes, he is equally j as honest. The following extracts from the speech !of General Fisk, in Brooklyn, giving the : opinions of men whom we know are our friends, and in whom we cau place confidence, confirms us in our opinion of his integrity : "The President said to me yesterday • l'...
Celebration in Marysville January Ist [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 26 January 1866
Celebration in Marysville January Ist The Emancipation Celebration in Marysville was under the auspices of the Executive Committee. We have received the following account : It proved to be quite a success. All business in the city was suspended, especially with our people. We met at the Methodist Church at 2 o'clock, r m. Oar President, E. P. Duplex, in the chair. The Rev. Thomas E. Randolph delivered an appropriate invocation. The President gave us a very impressive introductory, well worthy of himself. The Emancipation Proclamation was read bj James C. Cousins, in a clear and distinct manner.— J. B. Johnson delivered a very interesting |oration, which was satisfactorily received by the audience. The beautiful poem, written for the occasion by J. P. Clanton, of Benicia, was read by John Bright; after which, addresses were made by Rev. Anthony Ross, and others. During the exercises vocal music was interspersed by the choir. Rev. Mr. Hamilton pronounced the benediction. j In the even...
A POEM, Written for the Celebration of the Third Anniversary of Pre»iilriit IJiiioln* Kmuncipallon Proelamation, Muryxvllle, January Ist, IMOO. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 26 January 1866
A POEM, Written for the Celebration of the Third Anniversary of Pre»iilriit IJiiioln* Kmuncipallon Proelamation, Muryxvllle, January Ist, IMOO. BY S. r. CLANTON, OF BENICXA. ** | I ; Roll back, roll back, O ruthless waves of time, : Clear the dark vista where thy billows climb, | And let us feast our longing eyes once more On Freedom's Chieftain on that far-off shore. Throw wide thy portals, O, Eternity, I Let him look on the wreck of slavery, ; Let him review his glorious work again— , His land redeemed from thraldom's fulsome stain. I 2 Great Liberator !* just are thy meeds of praise ; ! O, wert thou with us in these trying days. ' Too good for earth, but God's mysterious wavs Deprived us of thy council in these dark days. If angels view our troubles here below, ! Thou must deplore the scenes of utter woe, The disappointed hopes, the wrong Inflicted by the hate of slavery's throng On sable patriots, whose breasts and arms Were bared to check the shock of war's alarms. For we can n...
The Colored Congress. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 26 January 1866
The Colored Congress. The delegation of colored gentlemen from the various portions of the country to be in attendance upon Congress at Washington during the winter, in endeavor to secure equality before the law for the colored people, is exciting a great deal of attention and remark. By the kindness of Mr. George T. Downing, of this city, we are enabled to publish some facts in regard to this matter not yet made public. Mr. Downing is to represent all New England, having been selected as thejone delegate for that purpose. His qalifications for the duty are of a very high order. He is possessed of real executive abilty. is shrewd and persevering, aud possesses j a good knowledge of human nature, and J knows well, too, how to make the most ofj it. His well known qualifications as a: niau of more than ordinary mark, combine I to point him out as the most proper man I who could have been selected for the po- j sitiou which he has been called upon to' fill. A long and friendly acquainta...
For The Elevator. Answer to "Paddle Your Own Canoe.' [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 26 January 1866
For The Elevator. Answer to "Paddle Your Own Canoe.' BY MADGE. i Oh ! 1 paddled my own canoe Full many a weary year, Praying the gods to woo My bark from the tempest drear— For old Neptune ruled the «ea, Aud the skies were dark and cold, While he laughed in merry glee At the white-caps he unrolled. My boat, but a speck on the wave, Oft hid by the foaming mist— Now sinking to unknown caves, Now rising the clouds to kiss. No light-house of hope could I too, No one to shield me from woe ; And I knew that the way must be Lined deep with the rocks below. Twai useless the winds to defy, They sang but a louder air; My voice it seemed as a sigh Breathed out in the faintest despair— I A waif on the ocean of life, No rudder or sail to guide, I must sink in the toil and strife, Or drift with the moaning tide. And thousands around me the same, Were "paddling their own caaoe." Like the " lone tree " on the plains, They had braved the lightning too — The sea bird's song was a wail, !. But whisper...
DIED. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 26 January 1866
DIED. In this city, January 24th, Eliza, wife of John Johnson, a native of Nantucket, Mass., aged 32 years. Friends arc respectfully invited to attend the funeral at 2 o'clock p. M., this day (Friday), from Zion Church, Stockton street, without further notice. In New York city, suddenly, September 10th, of paralysis, Win. L. Nicholas, in the 83d year of his age.
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 26 January 1866
MASONIC NOTICE. At a Stated Meeting of Victoria Lodge No. 3, of Free and A. A. Y. Masons, held on the 27th December, 1865, A. L. 0865, the following officers were elected and installed: Bro. I). \V. Rugglks, W. M. " E. P. Hilton, S. W. " S. P. Clark, J. W. " L. H. Bbooks, Treasuror. " S. Howard, Secretary. " J as. Johnson, S. D. " N. E Speights, J. I). " H. Howard, &gt; c . , «A. Loney. ( Steward.. " J. B. Scott, Tyler. Installation conducted by Bro. John A. Barber, M. W. G. M. MASONIC NOTICE. Hannibal Lodge, No. 1, F. and A. A Y. M., meet every Wednesday Evening, and Victoria Lodge, No. 3, on Monday Evening, at their Lodge Boom, N. E. corner of Mason street and Broadway. By order. f'novlO-tf Preaching in Zion Church, Stockton street, next Sunday, at 104 o'clock, A. M., at 2j, p. m., and at 74 in the evening. Sabbath School at 1 p. M. J. J. Moore, Pastor. There will be preaching at the A. M. E. Union Church, Powell street, on Sabbath next, at 11 o'clock, A. M., at 24 and 74,...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 26 January 1866
Grand Military Exhibition. THE MOORE CADETS, A JfVRNII.K MILITARY CORPS, Will give their Second BENEFIT EXHIBIIMO t\ AND DRESS PARADE, On Wednesday, January 31st, 1866, In Zion Church, Stockton St. Mr. A C. Tatlor will preside at the Piano, and perform a Grand March compound for the occasion. P R O U K A H BIK. PART I. I—Address to the Throne of Grace, Rot. J. J. Moore 2—lntroductory A ddreM,. Master Lf.wis Scott •J—Drill Moork Cadets 4—Tablea "Wolf and Lamb." s—Air and Chorus, " Tramp, Tramp. Tramp." 6—Tableau 'iWonnded Scout." 7—Poem, from " The Progress of the War," J. Madison Bell B—Tabieau, " The New Scholar." part 11. I—Address Capt. C. C. Smith 2—Tableau, 3—Piano Solo, A. O. Taylor 4—Dril Moorr Cadets s—Tableau, " The Village School in an uproar." o—Drum Drill Moork Cadets 7—Address Private James Williams B—Chorus •-Moore Cadets Benediction. j TICKETS FIFTY CENTS ITo be obtained from the members of the Company, and at the door. Exercises to commence precisely at 3 o'clock. BT...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 26 January 1866
3VTISS A. WHHTE, Fashionable Dressmaker, •i&lt;)3 1 bird Street San Francisco, M'ME DEMOREST'S latest fashions Constautly on hand. DRESS TRIMMINGS. ETC., FOR SALE. decls-tf THE Cheapest and Finest Assortment or CARPETS, TAPER HANGINGS AND WINDOW SHADES, ▲ T FRANK o EDWARDS', 646 Cluy Street, n ar Kearny. decls-tf MISS c. WHITE, Ladies' Hair Dressing Hmporiutu, 803 THIRD STREET. LADIES' CURLS AND BRAIDS Manufactured from their own Hair, in a superior j manner. Orders promptly executed at their residences, ia ail parts of the city. i . P»:!'c, uI » r attention paid to CUTTING CHILDREN HAIR. declS-tf | The Universal Safety Match, FOR SALE IN LOTS TO SUIT, H&gt; L. L. It I .OOI) &amp;, CO., dpelo 225 CLAT Strikt. A. KOIILER, MUSIO DEALER, Agent for the Celebrated Bradbury Piano and Mason and Hamlin's Cabinet Organs. Retail, 620 and 622 Washington st. Wholesale, 424 Sansomo street. decls-lm .J . PEIR C E . Importer and Dealer ia FURNITURE AND BEDDING, 415, 417, an...
TELEGRAPHIC SUMMARY. [Newspaper Article] — Elevator — 26 January 1866
TELEGRAPHIC SUMMARY. Washington, Jan. 16—The owners of a building at Wyandotte, Maryland, in •which is held a colored school, notified the teacher of the school a few dajs ago that it would have to be closed, as the I laws of Maryland prohibited the educa tion of colored children. The teacher informed General Thomas of the fact, and he directed him to continue his school as heretofore. On Saturday a bloody encounter took place in Richmond, Kentucky, by which several persons lost their lives, and others will probably die. The difficulty originated in a political feud. The fight occurred in front of the Court House, and was participated in by eight persons. Over sixty shots were fired, and every belligerent was cither killed or wounded. The end will be the death of five. New York, Jan. 17.—The Fenian imbroglio continues. The O'Mahoney Congress has adjourned. The Koberts Senate meets to-day to try those Senators who adhered to O'Mahoney, on a charge of repudiating the I onstitution of ...