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C. 0. STEWART, Business Manages axd Pubmsheb.
Home Rule, Industry, Justice, Equality and Rflnition according to Merit.
W. 0. OFA&E, Editor and Pbopjuetor.
WASHINGTON, D. 0., SATURDAY, APRIL 28, 1883.
MAN BROS.. Cor. 7th and E Sts.
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81 -i SEVENTH STREET, 3ST. "W.
p vi iji'l to inspect the Largest Stock, the Latest and Most Desirable
Styles, and Lower Prices than elsewhere.
AVE OFFER THE GREATEST INDUCEMENTS IN
PATTERN HATS & BONNETS,
Trimmed and TTntrimmed
HATS FOR MISSES AND CHILDREN.
WONDERFUL BARGAINS IX
RIBBONS, PLUMES, TIPS, FLOWERS, SATINS, SILKS. LACES.
LADIES', MISSES', AND CHILDREN'S DRESSES.
Elegant Black Treble English Crape for Veils,
LESS THAN MARKET YALFE.
R14 REVEISTTJEI STREET, 1ST. "W.
Thp Lircri Millinery Establishment in the District of Columbia.
Head the Unparallelled Bargains that
a hi: offering for the following week.
iii.NioT Plumbs, all colors, 49 cts., worth 1.75; 1,000 doz. bunches Black
I,.s. three in a bunch, only 25 cts., worth 75 cts.; 400 doz. Colored Tips, all
r(.,ir ilii-e in a bunch 25 cts., 35 cts,, 40 cts.. 50 cts. and upward' for a
.i'i I ilmv. We also have the largest and most complete sick of trimmed
avi mi: mimed Hats than any other store in this city. We are selling at
p s. i ii Spike Straw Hat in all shapes for 69 cts. I f yon can buy them less
t!-,i. -7K we will cheerfully return you the money. This Hat is the latest
ahi'l J'i v. . We also have Straw Hats from IS els. up. we are bound to
m.t -ii ho a fine assortment of Lace Goods, Ribbons. Silks, Satins, Ho
.nn I'lU'.irM'K We have everything that is necessary for a first-class Mil
lion ri i Fancy Goods Store. Give ii a 11 and convince yourself.
THE NEW IDEA STORE,
JVo. 943G T'th. Street, Betvvceix I and. "K.
A Souvenor to all purchasers.
Have opened and are in full blast at
TVos- 404and406 Seven tli Street,
W"'i a fall and complete stock of goods, consisting of silks in every variety.
br (i mils, complete, Laces, Gloves and Hosiery, endless, Linen Department,
"ill. I bHwkeeping Goods, a large stock, Gent's Furnishings, Ladies' TJnder-w-
ir. Parasols. Shawls, Domestics, Notions, &c, all bought for sharp cash.
W ;ire here to stay, and we offer our goods in every department at fair
rrics which means that we will not be undersold.
have one price, which gives every one fair and honest dealings.
w hc-n prices BREAK, "we will be there.' All alike will have the benefit.
736 7th Street, 736
Young's Cheapest Place.
E Young's old established stand. Go there and save 25 per cent, for
l!ks. Latins, Parasols, Sun Umbrellas, Dress Goods, Hoop Skirts, Bussels
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New Presents Daily. It will pay you to go there.
WE WILL SELL DAILY AT
L Behrend's "Baltimore Store,
908 Seventh St,, N. W.
KtW SPRING GOODS at auction. Now is the time for great bargains in
p ' Goods. Don't forget the name and number.
L- BEHREND, 908 7th St., N. W.
IF - iLLaE,
The Most Popular CLOTHIE
In Clear or Cloudy Weather.
Wonderful Effects by the
We viexe the first to introduce it in thiB city. Also the originators of low prices.
Elegant Cabinet Photographs $3.00 per Dozen. Cards 1.00 per Dozen. Prooffs shown
and Satisfaction Guaranteed to all.
The Finest Skylight and Most Spacio us Rooms
South of Phialdelphia.
Hours Tor Sittings, from .A.. M. to 5 3P. M.
925 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, NEAR 10TH STREET;
Special Rates made to Clubs of 5, 10 and 20.
THE GREATEST SLAUGHTER OF
EVER KNOWN IN WASHINGTON CAN BE FOUND AT
THE ONLY HAL L0IDHI MISFIT SHE,
912 P Street, Opposite Masonic Temple,
jzeuid i.' tits Af?risrijzr2zrr jrirw 'z-jirjr7-w
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 Blue Flannel Suits at $5.50, worth $12; 100 Men's Mid
dle Sex Flannel Suits $8, warranted Indigo, worth $14; 100 Men's Fants, 85c.
worth $2; 200 Men's Tants 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
$S; 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
monev 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
DPIISTOS AJSTD ORGkANS
For Sale at Reasonable Prices, on Easy Terms
Toning, Repairing and Moving promptly attended to. Oornete, Violins, Fjutea
Guitars, and everything in the muoio line for
CASH OB OI INSTALMENTS.
OHIST W. ELLIS & CO.,
937 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE.
WM. HAHN & CO.
Desire to impress upon the minds of those in search of
Good Shoes at Low Prices, That
Reliable is our motto.
Reliable our dealings.
Reliable the materials used in the manufacture of our goods, and
Reliable the statement that we can give our customers more for their money
than can be found anywhere else.
Spring goods now arriving, Ladies' Hook and Laced Shoes $2.00, and fine
Kid and Goat Button $1.00 up; Gents' fine Button and Laced Shoes $2:00;
Children's Heeled and Spring Laced and Button Shoes, 75 cents, Infants
Shoes 25 cents up.
WM. HAHN & CO., 816 7th street, and 1922, Pa. Ave. 3X. W.
LHffl h ff A If Oil
Sign Red Slipper.
A Wonderful Flower Garden
A reporter lately visited Jay Gould's
conservatory at Irvington, on the
Hudson, which was to replace the one
destroyed by fire over a year ago. Mr.
Gould's hobby is horticulture, and with
limitless means at his command he
pursues it with the same enthusiasm
that other men bestow on fast horses.
Last winter a list of new plants, cov
ering almost every variety of vegeta
tion, was made out, and this sp.ing
an enormous collection was imported.
It is Mr. Gould's intention to have at
least one specimen of every flowering
plant known. The main building is '
over four hundred feet long It has ,
several wings eighty feet long, the .
temperature in ca h of which is regu-!
lated independently of the adjoining .
sections. By this means fruit and
grapes can be insured all the year !
round, as the vine can be kept in dif-'
ferent stages of devJ'pmcnt. The
conservatory contains over four thou-!
sand variety of plants. Th re is room
for twice that number. The gardener
estimates there are from six to ciht
thousand plants in the conservatory '
and on the grounds, which are five i
hundred acres in extent. Th majority j
the Kuropean conservat ri., especially
ot tne plants have been brought lrom
from Belgium. In one room there are uo Ja "inu "J"
one hundred varieties of double gc rani- &old bncks worth over $n0
urns in full bloom. Ones ctionighty The extreme western boundary of
feet long is devoted to roses, of the United States is in the island of
which there are four hundrc d varieties. Attoo, as far beyond San Francisco as
There are four hundred varuties of that city w from Maine. San Fran
plants, three hundred of them from Cisco is thus only the half-way station
Ecuador and o le hundred from Asia, on the journey across our country.
Some of the specimens cost two bun- In some parts of Spain, where but
dred and fifty dollars. There are forty ter is a rare article of merchandise, it
varieties of the pitcher plant fro.n j is sold not by the pound but by the
Madagascar. There are cne hundred ; yard. It is brought from the mosm
varieties of crotons from the Fiji j tain district in sheep's intestines, like
Islands, five hundred varieties of I sau?ages that are "tied off" with
foliage plants from Central America ( strings in lengths as required by the
and the East Indies, A collection of ' buyer.
ferns from Central and South America ' Dr. Delaunay draws attention o the
and the East Indies numbers three fact that left-handed persons indicate
hundred varieties. In summer many an inferior race ; relatively, more
of the pbnts are in b?ds outside the women are left-handed than men, and
conservatory. The flower garden more adroit, too, with that hand. bil
coraprises three a-ircs and the vegetable dren are born left-handed, but cljfhge
GSSSP VS-W.nrJ??,.,13..8130 a. during: growth. Our ancestors ere
vineyam of two acres, aim a jhijt t lert-nSnobu. amuw . , i..
orchard containing some four hundred are generally so.
apple trees and five hundred pear r A great-great-grandmother, Wtar-
trees. There are any quantity of , nTin t-P.tr nlrf. 7i mrai!n-.inAPVESer
strawberry vines, goosebeiry bushes,
etc. An importation of rare plant
from Central Africa is expected to ar
rive soon. Mr. Gould will expend
this year one hundred thousand dol
lars in the drainage of his place, and
millions have already been spent to
make the place what it is.
The Majority Crazy,
Dr. Ball, in a lecture before the Paris
Faculty of Medicine, argu d that the
number of persons perfectly reasonable
on all points throughout the entire
period of their existence form but a
minority of mankind. The world
abounds with.peopl', he tells us," whom
a strict scientific diagnosis would con
demn as mad, or more or less "touched;"
yet at no time of their life would it be
permissible to put them under restraint.
And the lecturer gave numerous in
stances of what he calls "the tyranny
of a fixed idea' a nong persons ordina
rily rational and supposed to have full
control of their faculties. One sufferer,
he says, feels an unctuous sensation all
over his body, and takes it into his
h-ad that he has been dipped in grease.
Another, a stiuUous, iate 1 gent young
man, is oblig d to give up reading al
together, because each time he turns
over a pago he imagine ? he has skipped
a leaf. Back he is obliged to go again,
aga.n the fancy returns, and so he
never makes progress. Dr. Cabade had
once a patient whom hj described as an
excellent man of business, who never
theless found himself unable, though
free from the slightest phsd weak
ness, to perform some of the simplest
cast of daily Lfe. He could not cros3 the
threshold of his doer without being
pus'ied from behind. He could not
rise f i'om his char without calling for
help. In the street his progress was
liable to be stopped at any moment by
some imaginary obs acle, which no ef
fort of the will woidd enable him to
cross. Every one numbers among his
acqua'ntances some one who never
tires of talking of imaginary ailments
from which he is suffeiintr. Many a
medical student has baen driven hali
crazy from fancying that he had him
self the symptoms of the different dis
eases which his books described.
Perfectly sane people suffer from
hallucinations of one sort or other.
Lelorgne de Savlgny was afflicted with
visual hallucination, which was of so
painful a character that he at last shut
himself in a dark room and passed the
remainder of his days there, having
failed of obtaining relief in any other
We read in the Church Union that
a gentleman had his boots blacked by
one of two boys and gave the shiner a
f 2 bill to get changed. After waiting
some time he said to the other boy.
Where's your partner?" "Oh," said
the youth, with a grin, "he's bust up,
and I'm his assignee."
A poor little bride nearly cried her
eyes out the other day because her
bridal veil did not originally elonir to
FACTS FOR THE CARIOUS.
Lotteries originated in Florence in
In Warsaw the grain is still thrashed
with a flail.
The first rope-making machine was
patented in 1784.
Harness, chariots and horoe trap
pings were invented by Erichthonius
The log-line was first used in naviga
tion in 1570 ; it is first mentioned by
Bourne in 1577.
Four barrels of water from the Great
Salt lake after evaporation, will leave
a barrel of salt.
The present name of Portugal 13 de
rived from Porto Callo, the original
name of Oporto.
The earliest writ summoning the
peers of England to meet in parlia
ment bears date 1265.
Wave lengths of the sounds emitted
by a man's voice in ordinary conversa
tion are from eight to twelve feet, and
of a woman's two feet to foar feet per
At an auction sale of uncalled-for
packages in the express office at Pueblo,
J?ol., James Thompson risked $1 on a
fiffcy-six, a grandmother thirty-eig'ht, a
father twenty-one and a daughter of
six months all met recently at the
house of the grandmother, Mrs. K. E.
Arnold, on Valencia street, San Fran
cisco. Almost as remarkable a family
the great-great-grandmother, Mrs.
Hendley, mother of the iate Nathaniel
Adams, being ninety-five years older
than her descendant of the fifth gen
eration live under one roof in Boston
All the passengers in the street car
on Austin avenue were very much
annoyed by a crying child, and one
old gentleman appeared to be particu
" I do wonder what little wootsy
tootsy is crying about," said the
mother, dancing the infant up and
" 1 know what he is crying about.
He has bjen crying about six blocks;
ever since you got into the car."
A liquor seller presented his bill to
the executor of a deceased customer's
estate, asking "Do you wish my bill
sworn to?" 'No (said the executor,)
the death of the deceased is sufficient
evidence that he had the liquor."
( RAND CONCERT,
THE TABOR CHORAL ASSOCIATION
will jive their first concert on Thursday and
Friday evenings, May 3d and 4th, 1883, at
SIIILOH BAPTIST CHURCH,
L street, between lGth and 17th streets. N.
W., for the benefit of said chnrch. Qnar
tetes, Dnets, and solos will be rendered in
the most artistic style by this association,
which is composed of accomplished musical
talent so well known to the community that
no words of commendation is needed. The
following named persons arc the members
of the a-sociation.
Soprano, Mrs. I. Bruce, Mrs. M. Drew;
Alto, Miss J. Miner, Miss M. F. Greene;
Tenor, Mr. C. H. Newton, Mr. L- Gunnell;
Basso, Mr. Robert- Plummer, Mr. L. G.
Williams; Mr. Lewis Hickman, Pianist; Mr.
C- 1L JNewton, Director.
Admission, 15 cents. Doors open at 7
o'clock p. m. Concert to begin at 8 o'clock.
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 3IATINEE,
In the Congregational Church,
Commencing Friday Even
ing, May 4.
Matinee, Saturday at 2 P.L, 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,
"W Mb T Tint "1 I A - JttW ".
SPRUJ JS HERE AHB SO AM 1
1298 Pa. Avenue Bl W.,
The best place for a good Meall and!
Lunch in the City. Meals, 25 cents,;
Lunches, 10, 15 andi20'otsi
We have every convenienGej fotf
sending M?als out to Ladies andi (B'en
tlvrncn. also families. Breakfast fromi
0 l'-' V. .., --. it. io ir, R
Open from 0 A. M. to 12 F. M.
Furnished or unliurnishudi rooms
with board by the day, week or monthv.
IVnsion Clerks will findi bhit thet
most r'jnvenient place in the city. Wei
can serve you a first class meal! im tem
100 TABLE BOARDERS
AT OF CIS.
-A Choice Assortment ofi
Fine Cigars, Gigarets
ALWAYS oh mm.
Having had many years of exper,'
ence in catering we are now preparedt
to give entire satisfaction to all! who)
will give us their patronage;
Don't forget, namei andt number;,
f 22 Penn. Ayenine Ni W4
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