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C. C. STEWABT, Busikms . ILlkagik axd Publbbhkr.
Home Rule, Industry, Justice, Equality and Recognition according to Merit.
W. C. CHASE, Tdhor asd PBormETOK.
WASHINGTON, D. C. SATURDAY, MAY 5; 1883.
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ALL ARE INTHED TO
1 ICIIsr3-'S PALACE,
814 SEVENTH STREET, 3ST. "W.
p nn fail to inspect the Largest iStock, the Latest and Most Desirable
Styles, and Lower Prices than elsewhere.
WE OFFER THE GREATEST INDUCEMENTS IN
PATTERN HATS & BONNETS,
Trimmed and TJntrimmed
HATS FOR MISSES AND CHILDREN.
WONDEKFUL BABGAtNS IX
RIBBONS, PLUMES TIPS, FLOWERS, SATINS, SILKS, LACES,
LADIES', MISSED, AXJ) CHILDREN'S DRESSES.
Elegant Black Treble English Crape for Veils.
LESS THA MARKET VALUE.
814 SEVENTH STEEET, 1ST. W.
The Largest Millinery Establishment
ar or Cloudy Weather.
Wonderful Effects by the
Ue were the first to introduce it in (his city. Also the originators of low prices.
U"g.mt Cabinet Photographs $8.00 per Dozen. Cards $1.00 per Dozen. Prooila shown
nd Satisfaction Guaranteed to nil.
The Finest Skylight and Most Spacious Rooms
South of Phialdelphia.
Hours for Sittings, from A. M. to6P.M.
925 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, NEAR 10TH STREET.
Hjv rial Ttatcs made to Clubs of 5, 10 and 20.
Have opened and are in full blast at
Nos. 404 and. 4rOC5 Seventh Street
With a full and complete stock of goods, consisting of silks in every variety.
Brrarc Goods, complete, Laces, Gloves and Hosiery, endless, Linen Department,
foil, Housekeeping Goods, a large stock, Gent's Furnishings, Ladies' Under
wear. Parasols, Shawls, Domestics, Motions, &c, all bought for sharp cash:
W are here to stay, and we offer our goods in every department at fair
prices, which means that we will not be undersold.
"WV have one price, which gives every one fair and honest dealings.
Wn prices BREAK, "we will be there." All alike will have the benefit.
736 7th Street, 736
Young's Cheapest Place.
F- Vonng's old established stand. Go there and save 25 per cent, for
llks Latins, Parasols, Sun Umbrellas, Dress Goods, Hoop Skirts, Bussels
New Presents Daily. It will pay you to go there.
WE WILL SELL DAILY AT
I. Behrend's Balfinrore Store,
908 Seventh St., N.W.
EW Ppttifc0 oqods n' nroMoo. Nowis the time for great bargains in
k G"v(K j) nt f Tgf jhp rntne and number.
L- BEHBEND, 908
in the District of Columbia.
7th St., N.
Read the Unparallelled Bargains, that
The New Idea Store
ABE OFFERING FOR THE FOLLOWING WEEK.
500 doz. Plumes, all colors, 49 cts., worth $1.75: 1,000 doz. bunches Black
Tips, three in a bunch, only 25 cts., worth lb cts.; 400 do?.. Colored Tips, all
colors, three in a hunch 25 cts., 35 cts,, 40 cts., 50 cts. and upwrf Is for a
bunch of three. "We also have the largest and most complete stock of trimmed
and untrimmed Hats than any other store in this city. We are selling- at
present the Spike Straw Hat in all shapes for 69 cts. If you can buy them less
than 87 cts. we will cheerfully return you the money. This Hat is the latest
and all the rq&e. We also have Straw Hats from 15 cts. up, we are bound to
suit you. Also a fine assortment of Lace Goods, Ribbons, Silks, Satins, Ho
siery and Corsets. We have everything that is necessary for a first-class Mil
linery and Fancy Goods Store. Give us a call and convince yourself.
THE NEW IDEA STORE,
TVo. OStC5 'Till Street, Between I and K.
A Souvenor to all purchasers.
THE GREATEST SLAUGHTER OF
EVER KNTOWX IN WASHINGTON CAN BE FOUND AT
TIE ONLY USUI LONDON MISFIT STORE,
912 P Street, Opposite Masonic Temple,
READ THE ASTONISHING LOW PRICES.
100 Men's Suits at $3.50, worth 7.50; 100 Men's Suits at 5, worth $12; 100
Men's Suits at $7.50, worth $15: 100 Men's Suits, Blue Black Cheviots- $8.50,
worth $18; 100 Men's BJue Flannel Suits at $5.50, worth $12; 100 Men's Mid
dle Sex Flannel Suits $8, warranted Indigo, worth $14; 100 Men's Pants, 85c.
worth $2; 200 Men's Pants at $1.50, worth $3.50; 100 Men's Pants, 20 different
designs at $2.50, worth $5.50; Boy's Suits at $3.50, from 12 to 16 years, worth
$8; 300 Children's Suits at $1.87, and $2.50, really worth double the money. We
have just received 50 elegant English Diagonal Suits at the remarkably low
prices of $12, actually worth $30. Our Motto is, "Satisfaction Guaranteed or
money refunded at
The Only Original London Misfit Store,
OPPOSITE MASONIC TEMPLE, 6 Doors from Ninth Street.
JOHN F. ELLIS & CO.
937 Pennsylvania Avenue, Near Tenth Street
:piA.:isros ajstd oegans
For Sale at Reasonable Prices, on Easy Termfc
Toning, Bepairing and Moving promptly attended to. Cornets, Violins, Fntea
Guitars, and everything in the nraeio line for
CASH OR OP INSTALMENTS.
JOHN F. ELLIS & CO.,
937 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE.
730 Til Street. SAMTAGS' AUCTION. 730 7tl Street
I WILL SELL FOR THIRTY DAYS'"
1 ,500 Bonnets, 3,000 Untrimmed Hats,
AT AUCTION PRICES,
25,000 Yards of Assorted Ribbons, 3,000 Bunches of Feathers.
HE AT H W STOCK MUST HE 10.
730 7th St. Manager. 730 7th St.
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A Braye Indian) gerrll.
1& these days of continual grinding
of the pension mill At Washington, saya
a Lockporfc (N. Y) letter to the New
York Time, it might seem that noth
ing very new of strflngfi tfould occuf in
the adjudications of that bureau but
upon the issuing of two pension certi
ficates just received by the widow of
Joseph Cusjck, a Tuscarora Indian,
hinges a remarkable story. The widow
receives upon the3e certificates $1,137.
20 arrears at the rate of $3 per month
from the date of her husband's applica
tion, afl I pension at the same rate pel
month fof the future. It is believed
to be the only case vrhcr'e a pension
has been granted to an Indian for sei
vi xs in the war of 1812. The tribe to
which JOseph Cusick belonged is that
remnant of the onc6 powerful Tusca
roras and Yemassees of North Caro
lina, who emigrated to Central New
York before the Revolution, adhered
to the English cause, and were put to
iliglit on General Sullivan's raid in 179,
and finally settbd on a reservation o?
about four square miles in the town of
Lewiston, about nine miles from Ni
agara Fails, which they have oc -upicd
for almost a century. Nicholas Cusick,
the father of Joseph, belonged to that
pHrt of his trib i which espoused the
cause of the colonii-t? in the R volu
cionary s'ruggle. His name appears
in the accredited lists of the pension
bureau as a lieutenant of Hie New
York line, with an annual allowance
Of $240, given on account of goo I ser
vice and poverty, and granted in 1818.
He was well known to Washington and
Lafayette, and the latter, on his tour
through the then wilds of "West New
York in 1825, took pains to seek out
and take by the hand his old comrale,
Lieutenant Nifh las Cusick.
When the war of 1812 was raging
along tli3 Canadian frontier, Joseph
Cusick was a vigorous young Indian,
and, coming of such lighting stock, it
was natural for him to lake sides, and
with the remnant of his tribe he took
the side of his location. A company
or as netir a company a an organiza
tion of Indians could be was enrolled
by Chief Longboaru, and whether
actually mustered into United States
service or not, its thirty mea did con
siderable service, and wire in those
days accounted part of the army. In
December, 1813, the British and their
Indian allies took Fort Niagara,
through the treachery of its com
mandant, and, covering the whole
Niagara frontier, pursued a course of
destmction and massacre. The villages
of Lewiston, Niagara Falls and Buffalo
wpra burned, hundreds of men, women
and children were put to the hatchet,
and the inc ndiary ti.rch and the toma
hawk raged for twt nty miles east of
the river. The inhabitants fled en
masse, and one of the hhtori al scenes
of that time of terror and bloodshed
introduces Joseph Cusick. Pro ninent
in after years among the families of
the sejtion were the Cotkes, a branch
of the old Wallingford stock of Con
necticut. The father, Captain Le nuel
Cooke, was a Revolutionary soldier;
his son, Rates Cooke, was a repre
sentative in Congre s and controller
of the State. Another son, Lothrop,
had jut suffered the amputation
of a leg, and, borne on a sled, with
his two brothers attending him, he
was hurried away frcm the burning
village of Lewiston and carried on the
Ridge road toward Ratavia. A few
miles eastward of the village the party
was overtaken by a force of hosti e
Indians, ferocious with war-paint and
weapons. The foiemost was Shot
from h:"B horae by Bates Cooke. A
pause occurred and then the over
whelming and massacre of the little
party wa,? prevented by the appear
ance of Chief Longboard and his com
pany of Indians on a neighboring hill
si le. . Their war-whoop caused the at
tacking force to take at once to flight.
This was one of numerous services
rendered by Joseph Cusick anl hi3
brethren to our cause during the war,
and land warrants were granted to all
of them after the war. The question
of pensioning them upon the same
basis as other soldiers was brought up
on the application of Joseph Cusick
during the presidency of General
Grant. His application was rejected
by the commissioner on the ground
that Indians not being citizens, they
could not make affidavit. An appeid
was taken to the secretary of the in
terior, and the deciskn was affirmed.
This was commented upon as a singu
lar decision, inasmuch as thousands of
aliens receive pensions. But upon the
death of Joseph, some years later, the
application w;.s renewed for his
widow, and the present commissioner
of pensions has granted a pension as
stated above. It should be further
stated that in the interim an act of
Congress was passed authorizing In
dians to make affidavits.
A Colorado man who expected a gang
of lvnchers to come for him about the
middle of the night, took himself to
the cellar, leaving a pet grizzly bear in
his place in bed. The lynchers didn't
bring any lights, bus made a very plucky
attempt to get the bear out and lynch
it, but gave it up after three of them
had lost an eye apiece, two had Enfiered
the loss of thumb?,' chewed off, apd the
other six were more or less depriveo of
skin. That man now has a tremendous
reputation as a fighter and the bear
didn't mind the work one bit.
At tko Wrong Honse.
The late Alexander H. Stephens had
a keen sense, of "the ridiculous, and
used to relate anscd ;tes from his own
experience to amuc hi Iriends; One
which he wa; very fond of telling cc
Curred during his service in Congress
before the War, when Senator Edward
Everett and M. deSart:ges, the French
minister, resided in adjacent houses on
G street. One even'ng, sa the guests
invited by M. de Strt ges to a dinner
party arrived, Mr. Stephens came with
them in evening 'dress. The polite
Frenchman, not having invited the
well-known represcntat ve from Geor
gia, a ked him if he wished to con
Verse with him on any subject.
"TNTn thank vou." reulied Mr.
Stephens, who went on
the other cruGsts.
.w, -.... ,
M, "de Sartiges went to his dining
room, told h:8 butler not to announce,
dinner until that little gentleman in
the parlor had gone, and returned
there. After wa t'ng' a quarter of an
hour, with the full knowledge that hi
good cheer was being spoiled, he again
approached Mr. Stephens, saying :
" Meestear Steven, would you like to
see me about something V"
" No, Sir! No, sirl" was the prompt
reply, and, as the disconsolate host
walked away with a gesture of despair,
ilf. Stephens said to a gentleman with
whom he was conversing:
" What does that impertinent little
Frenchman mean by thinking that I
want to talk with him V"
" That." was the reply, "is our host,
you know, and perhaps he invited-you
to have a little chat before dinner."
Our host!" eX lainr d Mr. Stephens;
" why I came here to dine with Selui
tor Everett, of Massachus itsF
The joke was too good to be kept
quiet, and after Mr. Stephens had left
the guests at the French legation
joined in the roar; he created another
hearty laugh in Mr. Everett's drawing
room next door, where the guests for
another dinner had been waiting for
his arrival. He had gotten into the
Us-s of the Atmosphere,
"The air we breathe "is a phrase
often used, and the most obvious nsa
of the atmosphere is, doubtless, to
furnish oxygen for the lungs of air
breathing animals ; but it serves other
and scarcely less important purposes in
nature's economy. It furnishes car
bonic acid and other requisite gases
to growing plants. As an elevator
and carrier of watery vapor from
ocean and lake and river to mountain
heights and over continents it serves
to irrigate the land and make it fruit
ful. But "it has a no loss important,
though a less obvious "use, as a vast
reservoir and distributor of the sun's
heat, moderating the intensity of his
direct rays by absorption, and thus
furnishing a warm covering for the
earth's surface. Professor S. P.
Langley, of the Alloghany observatory,
in his experiment on Mount Whitney
in 1881, found when near the summit
that the ekin of his attendants .ap
peared burned, and water in a copper
vessel was boiiwl by the dhvet rays of
the sun, while the temperature outside
of the sun's direct rays was intensely
An indignant landlord writes that he
adopted coils of fire escape rope in "the
bedrooms, and that three guests suc
cessfully escaped, though there was no
fire. They left unpaid bill
who have sung before Crowned Heads
and crowded audiences in the Old
World, and been greeted with great
enthusiasm in all parts of our own
land, will give
THREE CONCERTS AND A MATINEE,
In the Congregational Church,
Commencing Friday Even
ing, May 4.
Matinee, Saturday at 2 P. M., 5th.
Concerts Monday and Tuesday Even
ings, May 7 and 8.
Admission, 50c. Reserved Seats at
Ellis', 937 Pennsylvania avenue, Sat
urday, 28th inst., without extra charge.
Schools admitted to Matinee at 25c.
each scholar, on application to O. F.
PRESBREY, 529 7th street
Complimentary Benefit to the Mnnhntinn
BasoBalLClnb. Monday. May U, 1S83, by
Mr. John C. Ricks, at Kick's Park, 7th and
Boundary streets, N. W.
Acknowledging the -worthiness of the Man
hattan Base Ball Crab, and feeling the pride
of a Washingtonian, I have mido arrange
ments to tender to the acovc named clno a
complimentary benefit as the players, al
though basebalists of great merit, they are
of limited means, and it is only by the co
operation of the citizens of the District of
Colombia that they can be Biiccessim as a
club. Therefore I call npon my patrons,
friends and the public in general to assist
mo in making this the first picnic of the
Eeason a success by their presence and pa
tronage. Yours respectfully,
S. C. RICKS
The club will serve as a committee to
Mr. Ricks in attending to the comfort and
pleasure of those who may be present-
S. K. GOVERN, Clnb Manager.
Music by Prof. Cole's String Band.
Grounds open at 1 p. m., and close at 12 AL
Admission, 25 cents. JSfStrict order win
be maintained. " may 7-26
SPR1HG ,!S HERE AND SO Al I
1226 Pa. Avenue, N. W'.
Thebeot place for a good! Meall and
Lunch in the City. Meal,, 25l center
Lunches, 10, 15' and 20 cbsi,
23 regular meal tickets for 5 ten
twenty cent tickets for $1L9Q tens fi
teen cent tickets for 1.50; five 25 centV
tickets for $1.15.
We have every cmveniency bi?
sending Meals out to L'idies andi Genr
tlemen, also familios. Brenkfiasfe from)
7 to 10 A. M., dinner f roui 1"2 to 61)
Open from 6 A. M. to 12 P. M.
Furnished or unfurnished' rooms!
with board by the day, week or month1.,
Pension Clerks will fiiidi bhisi the
most convenient place in the city. We)
can serve you a first class meal in ten
100 TABLE BOARDERS.
A Choice1 Assortment o-
Fine Cigars, Cigarets
ALWAYS ON HAHD.
Having had many years of uxpec
enco in catering we. are. now prepared)
to give entire satisfaction! tot alii wftp)
will give us their patronage:
Don't forget name andl nufosj
1226 Penn. Avenues;, Nu.Wl,