Memorial news MARCH 17. 1860
VOLUME 2, ISSUE 5
Japanese Arrive in San Francisco Today was truly a sight to behold as the U.S.S. Powhatan arrived from its long journey to the mysterious lands in Japan. Upon arrival the Powhatan was greeted by a twenty one gun salute, with the unfortunate mishap of the captain being struck by a stray bullet, and the eighty Japanese Embassy members… Cont’d pg. 2
On the Brink of Civil War Tension continues to rise as the talk of war between fellow Americans escalates. We saw many people protesting against the war, but with every protester came someone who supports the war and slavery. We interviewed a few protesters and found out
that not only did they go against the talk of war, but they also opposed slavery. One of these protesters said “Not only is fighting against ourselves a terrible idea, but it will also show other nations that we cannot stand together as a country… Cont’d pg. 2
Inside this issue: Japanese Arrive...
Brink of War
Japanese Arrive in San Francisco cont’d from pg. 1
“He was honored to be here and that trade between Japan and America would be a great gain for his country as well as our own”
Japanese Embassy Members
three of which were unarmed. After a short wel-
coming ceremony the Embassy members set off to explore our great city, stopping along the way to carefully observe with great wonder some of the technology we have.
and America would be a great gain for his country as well as our own. Although he seemed to be forcing each word out the translator sugarcoated it with fancy words here and there.
We managed to get a brief interview in with one of the samurai who said that he was honored to be here and that trade between Japan
Whatever the case may be, we believe that trade between our two great nations will forever go down in history. -Lawrence Fields
Brink of War cont’d pg. 1
“ If war does break out we may face a decline in immigration to our great state and a large scale
We believe that if war does break out throughout the country we would be safe being all the way on the West Coast. We have been led to believe that the reason for this recent tension between fellow Americans comes from whether
or not slavery should be allowed in the states or if it should be abolished nationwide. We do hope that war doesn’t breakout because if it does we might face a decline in immigration to our great state and
a large draft may be required to fight for one side. Some of the early supporters of the war said that we should join the newly forming Confederacy and secede from the U.S.A. to prove we mean business. -Gregory Thompson
VOLUME 2, ISSUE 5
Hiring‒ One Chimney Sweep, Must have experience, Efficiency is preferable
Hiring‒ Reliable man Needed– Someone to sweep up after and before working hours
needed for help in mining gold: Split profits fifty-fifty
This weekâ€™s cartoon is about our very own President Lincoln.