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   LeMars Sentinel (Newspaper) - May 25, 1876, Lemars, Iowa                                tP-T;'^?f��^�^'^^^�g.�^^b'n-�v^^^^��i^'.^f!�fcv);�^^^-^^^ VOLUME VI LEMAIIS, PLYMOUTH COUNTY, IO\YA, THURSDAY, MAY 25, ISYG. m. 18. 		-rs �		�n	 Ucol Keal i. All tniMhiit itdnrtfelM Mut b* t*M � ACTiiilMMiiiU orient m tnfm ��j4TlW4t��ff tta**wn**teckMai er,-ead llltkcd out Umt "dead, beat's" eye. � -//tmori lUgh Ftyer. and 9/t ids ItClty 'lows aoum. XOHE?. I Harrows of ftny ileRcrlpllon, nta call       nxumlDe itiweTo itBi (JEimmmiealf MntotlisBSRITOR. Bone 7a9t� In        to It. OaiBN Dav, Wis., May 9-Honey at pruwint i causing so pittc|i uccitcment -throiigbmit tlio whole tfultcd Kates, that pcriiftiM a fuw facts iu regard to its history may not bo wliolly uninteresting: / jii^liqy WM called .;)MiM^. by^t^B'Ro-ii^iiitt,�ftoin the wdrd '^jieiB^ mfeSnihg a flock, bvcauso on their coinage was a r'jle Imago of a cow. The ancient modes coining ranney wore iitipsrfoct and cin meyt and till tlio soreAtHJCsliUi'i^ anc^iiiiing like the pronont system of coining adopted In England nnd S'rauce. Tlioro was a Roman brasstcola called at, which can now be iound in tlio British Museum, wlifcli was \\n cxtuniivo circula tinn, oapeciatly iij ^tie eastern provinces of tlio Iloljian Elnplri), (ibAut tlie time of Au guttiia Cotwar and hia Inimedliitb succcw ors. Tbo weight of the ai was about 4,000 grulns, n^d ita noiiiinul value, when in cir culntion, was niiout cl^tliteen mills of our money.   Its ueunl weight wus a ))uun(l of Romnn brass, but It groduiilly diminisliud untlHt weighed about-two tHwicea; and the n\zQ of the other enins dlnitninbud in value to tho o 1 on the Island.of CoRsyra (now called Pantellnria) "which bchinged to the Tyriaiia   It ia made of copper, and is about the size of a ten cent piece.   Its ^atc H suppoAsd to be about 84 yeara B." )l^l     %man coinii^'tnmettniea.tUe r6lioi:sQ would.bear.a star, grains of corn, b^ld^ ot Herculca, ^V). The Uoman silver coin cahed (feno^iifrWki originally equivalent to ten nit*,'but its value Varted at different timca.  Thif c lin ^nder the Consular government, was the WVenUi pert of ^n ounce, and just equal to tiie SracSmo. Ttips^ calleff'TBfjreTttf'Were Btr�i^^e;Hhi3:S^pen))rs,'|i|'(ICv(i^^^ the eighth of an ounce, and equal to 14 cents' of our money.  This ia the Penny of Scripture,' and was tho u.-iual price paid iL, - $5o;ooo. res Deposits, ISells Exchange, lapprotedSeourltyftQ, If AUoBded to la the �f Ly�ii, Blaas. ,p TO AND vnon JBOPEAN PORTS, CASHiER, % A d|�f'�,^!Hjrmn Judcn. v.The,,C,onauki and X or a star, with a chariot and horses. A{tcrwaf4s t|i^baati; of Ja^i^ia were ffivun, and, uuder the Emperors, tho head of Caesars appeared. -jg^e* |^a;ngn, }n it^viug soii^e old wo6aen'biiil slf tame coini) tliat tho pious ancients pliiml between the lijis of tlniir dead, to pity old CImrnn for I heir ferriiigu over the ijtyx.   Uere uIko will be found faces ot rulers nnd rnptiiins, fiimi Ale.vandur the Great of Maceduli to tlioae nf our own d:iy. Tho earliest coinage ih Aiitoricii h mid to liiive been for the Virginia Company, in the year 1013, at the Somera I�lai)(ls. now called IJermudas.  Tho coin was of brusfl, witli a "lioggo on imo fidu, ill me moriam of the abundance ot lioggca which were found on their landing."   Tiibacco was Usui in Virginia tlUlOUO. firtyxovon years after the founding of the Colony. In 1041, the Legislaturo of MaMsaclumetts nncted that wheat slioulil bo received In payment for all debts.   In 10411, the Oen ernl Court ot MnBSflchtisetts ordered that wnmpumiieog, or tho Indian wampum should pass for currency for tho iiayment ot all debts of 40 shillingH. except tuxcii,- tlie whi� wompuiijiieog at u penny, and the Mack at. fciurl . 7iie atst Uldt for coining money in New Kngland was erect ed in 1052.   The money coined was alill lings, sixiiODeca, and threepcnciis.   The law ordered that they should have "Mas sachusetts" and a tree on ono aide, and "Hew England" and the value of tlie coin on the other.   This ourrtncy continued not only to Ije usi-ji, bot ta iw coined, for tho period of tliirty years or more. Bl'.la of credit, 01 p�i>er money, oppcnr ed ta: have been Isancd by Catoliua in 1700.   Soon after the cmiasion, the value value fell one-third,-�150 of Carolina cur rency baiiig f^ortb only �100 of English coin, iflowitov in Wl3*he Soulh 04ro ejf^lJtHio. iaaujBd �48,000 In thesi-bitisofcriS^U, to defiray tho expenses of tho Indian war.    MaasachURette, during the progrcBS of King William's war in 1091, waa obliged to issue theoo bills to jiay her troops.  Connecticut, Mew York and New Jersey followed in 1709 lor the same reoaou.   Tho Jjegialaturo of Gcorgi iM,4760, issued/bills of credit amounting to' �7,4t0 Btcrtihg. . Several mber In btances of the gamo kind occured in the Colonioa.  In June, 1775, tho Ihst Con gress issued these bills of credit; then th iiiHount was $3,000,000.    A llttlo more than a ^pr. after, f30,000,QPQ more was issued J'iind Itttir," still more was issued so that, in 1770, there was at least 1300, 000,000 otContiiiental money In circula was a distrust as to tl>c faith of the States parents join us they, of course, bring in regard to tlieit redemption. Too much their children. Wo have a number of of it waa issued, and the c|\iantity wos t'le young. much increased by conntcrfuits nnd forger- "I Huppoao that ffomotimcs your youth lea.   It was for tho pecuniory advantage i^n anti-oolibata tendency?'' sums in cir- ''^viin.s-Yea, but ruriSly,    A ,,......, matriinonial tondonoy on tho partof the couiinissions 11 1     l       , �       �- young man -would bo observed immediately   Wo should discover it directly of public agents to put largi culatiun, since they rcoeivod proportionally to tho amount of purclmscs for the army. No moasuro of Congress, no matter what its cause m.iy have been, and however' promising the first oifecta, over produced in tho end more mischief, by weakening and dettroying public confldunco, than tho emiaalou of this ContiDental moncr. Katk AniiAMa, Who Kiey Ar� aniWliftt ThfyBillove. in liis movements, in tho orcot way bo held his head, in his walk, in many woya. "Are thoy ovor obstinate ?" Elder Evans-Not often. We labor and deal vrith them. Wo talk vrith thorn. We say to thorn tho ajiirit you are under is not of oui- order. You see the aword must turn every way to guard the Tree of Life. "How many Shakers nro there in A-mcrica ?" Elder Evans-About four thousand. Wo ore self-supporting, and, compared with other religious societies, we have The Brookly AryH.i lia.s tho follow- increased in encouraging proportion, ing interview with Frederick W. Evans     "What religious denomination did the recognized lioad of tho Shaker pco- Jou 'cave in order to cnibraso Shaker-plot ""n^" Elder Evans is 07 years old. He is Eider Evans-I was born in England, fully sjx feet in hight, his eyes nro For five years I was a Matorialiat. I bright, there is a ruddy glow on his beliovod with Robert Owen and Funny face, tho grasp of his hand is warm and Wright, In 1830 I embraced tho 8ha-cordial. He was dressed in the quaint Iter faith, and located in Now Lebanon, Shaker garb of grey-bluo homespun. Wo have been prospered materially and The traditional wide-brim Shaker hat spiritually. covered his head, and the coata, capes, 'pbo famous apostle of ShaKcrism clonk.s, furs, and wrappings which the then went into a very able review of the Elldcr wore, suggested comfort in tho political Bituation in this country, dis- coldest wcatlier. "I see you are to speak in tho Academy of jMuHio to-night." "Yes, wo como to Brooklyn to try a little experiment." "What is your objeot, Elder, in visiting Brooklyn at this particular time?" Elder Evans-Con rerts to Shakeriam generally como on tho IkoIh of a revival. The groat Kentucky revival, in 1808, helped us uiateriully. "What is the object of tho Hhaker fraternity." Elder Evana-Wc claim that Sliakcr-ism i.s the best fruit of the trco of humanity ploying great familiarity with our early history. Elder Evans is a man of marked abil'ty. As a eonverHationalist his P9werH are superior. Ho is a scholar and tt thinker. for oxponscs won awfal. Thcn-o wan that brass band. I kept that bund in luxury throo months; nnd if used to come an'd fwronadu nio throo nightn in tho week, and wnlie nil the babies in the neighborhood. I ioat 200 votcn in con-noqucnoo of those wakcnod babies. Then ibo uhibu vtfliild 001110 and coll tno out fur a npcech, nnd when I wou'd get through I would h�Ta to uk titeui in to a feou, and thoy would iitsy there and howl until four c'oloftU in the morning, Dtid got drunk, and flght, add smash tbo furniture, and blood ovor tlie oarpetfl, ThoD thoy would amosa me fbr n mus meeting, and c^journ. I liundod out cash for nostori, and mm, and braiu bands and bnrboouca, and flt'OWorkK, nnd torch-light procoaslonB, nnd trnnspnrcn-cicii, and for flags,' nnd the ArgM all the time aneuBJiig nio of buying up votoB and having Tapentors in my pay- "The night of tho olootion tho brass band and the club oaroa around to oon gratulatc mo on my succosa, and alter having a final spree and a concluding riot in the parlor, I went to bod, glad 1 had won anyhow Tho first thing I saw in tlie Argv.� in the morning was tho announcement that hoary-ki ide ft vignette uf compound coatof-arma, repiwseiitlng'thiv'tlii^eo lions fetop^^^ England, the thistle of Scotland, the harp of Green Erin.       - '^-f'^'-^ redeem these'bills, liiift ttio Coloi�l�i tl Dflipoiitciy ^elU Exchajige, i        OOUSSTXC fU'rcBiipUy AUtondetf to in tto flymoutli. mm mtiim&m m% also a defaced emblem which ^(oliably deate;o^|;^(| t|)e Pfii|^�j^)oi of W^l� jjir tSi� ^hSfm ^Pfc*.Jibc quadruple crown, and along the circular liordcr, "1890 Ha^. Britain tl Uib. Rex." The otiisr w;** originally a dollar from the f^mt% ^'4^ '^S^ft* .W?'!' on its up pee aiiMowor faces, ^listbi^ of the prei cut devices, nnd was clipped so as to forisi a. calty-corneroil nqnare with two angles, wi'.ich were Av3 clipped to form an irregu Hrj^*8"|'-'i.'5if n���H�e,S, li* .Ijf* dur ingtherolgn of "Philip V. Ueaj^n, Idiarum Bos." On tha Afiivan sbore, a shcU call oil Cowry was used na money; as were cutj in'ditcicDt Qrecco, bcayer-tikins in Canada tolmct'-o in Vlrgiiiiii, wampum bv the ludians, and suap in ilexiju.  'I'lie C.i< tiMir proportion of them, by tho year 1771?. St^l thoy (x/on hegmi to lose their value, and in J780 *5 or SQot this currency would only pass for $1 of liatd iiioiiey. But this w^ only the beginning of itt less in valua, and tu 1776 $37 of it was not worth $1 of apeci'.". A yi-ur later, $50 $00 in bills of credit npuld only {�iss for $1 iu coin. About tlie middle ot that year, tbew bill* lUiaost teased to circuliitc, B�(9 ''*b^ 'tlitj did pate, it wait only at one bundreth or five hundreth partot their nominat -value,  There were nviny reasons which jitii-duced this dL-pr�:iation in a curreMcy wlii�h the liiitioii Iiud plcdgci'l itself to redeem It was doubted whctbc-r llic; Slates wove Jible t� redeem those uolc^, iiud tlicio and acc!)rdiiif;ly thoy nominated inc. Well, sir; the very next morning tho ArffKn came out with an nHBcrtioii that I had been detected stealing chickens, and it gave a full hibtory of tho caae, togellior with pielures of the chickciis, and after duikly hinting that since abandoning chii-.kcii Htealing 1 had been cniitinually engaged in other f'ornit. of robbery, it naked if tho people of this State wanted to see ehieken-thief luak iiiK lawa for them.   And tho mischief Des Moines, May 17.-The Demo cartie State Convention met at 11 o'clock with a pretty fHill attendance,thora being nearly 300 hundred delegates. More counties are represented than have been in a Democratic Convenfioii for yoars. Judge Kinne, of Tamn, was chosen temporary Chairman, and T. O. Walker nnd W. W. Garner SoereturieB, -Committeea wero appointed on credentials and rei w  iO�., Ie��. 4Vl  RelarlH rnMI�, A a. LAWBSRCE, Attorney at Law, l?niinpl �nd cmful kitfnilaii glnn ta tiw nIIm-llan of alBini*, dnnins dtwlt, wniBSfM, lawM ead conirMUofallkladt. Will aaM u>h. A.W msu!v, Attorney at Law, OHCa lo nar room, arar Blodgat  rilnt'i itor*. JOHN J. DEUL, Attorney at Law, Orange CItr, Sioux Co. ,Iowb> U. i. 3. BALL, AXTORRHy AHD OOUNSBUOR AI? LAW Ornin onr Fsat ORca liainanvlowa, ill BUBlnau aatraitaa ta hIa eara will ba f raaiBtV alttndadlv. � ukO MRtinos, SIsOilir.     a. w. waa.MiMr> at Law, OfflcaoTarPoot Bfflea.eTa tt. LSMAM. Physician and Sargeoa > >     Lfimarsy iona. C'anliaftranilln blaoaga la HeDongal'a bvlldlBfc (naiinalt'iHIuililal all l>uun,4ap or B:xhl. wU�t� not prodanlcually �Bi[a(a>). Al I limnipt allantlau. ealla will nugt9�- the platform. The Dcmooraey ot Iowa, in convention aHfleiublod, while pledging earnest support to the declaration of principles that will be given to the country by the St. Louis Convention, declare as follows their views upon tho vital questions now before the Ilepublic for discussion and adjustment:  Jletnlocd, Thai in tho weakness of its administration of justice and the corruption which rooks in every parti of the public Bcrvioe, disgracing us at home and degrading us abroad, is witnessed evidence of the unfitness uf tbo party in power longer to bear the responsibilities of Government. 2. That we demand and will enforce honesty and reform in the Government, and demand of our National Convention such earnest pledges of uprightness and decency for the administration of the country us shall command the confidence of its purest and most patriotic men, and tho selection of standard-bearers whose lives, private and official, area guarantee to tho country of their ability to eorry forward the great work of reform mode immediately necessary by the corrtiptloti and crime of tho Bcpublican party. 3. That, jnnsmiioh as gold Is the recognized standard of values throughout tho world, and famishes the basis for general trado and commerce, wo favor an early return to specie payment, because it will place tho business interests of the country on a sure and satisfactory basis, and Bccuro us from tho uncertainties attending tho existence of two moneyed mediums of uacquol values. At the same time wo believe that a forced and sudden resumption of spccio-payment, such as contemplated by the so-called "Sherman llesumption act of 1875," will cause widespread disaster and ruin to our business intcrest^has had and is now having a blighting effect on all in-dustrjr.and, being one of tho many blunders of tho Bepublioan party, should be repealed. A couple of Emmetsbug ladies, imbued with B laudable desire to do a little missionary work arao'iig their near neighbors, in a quiet way, called ono day this week upon the bends of a happy household, whoso future welfare was considered in doubt, becouso of their voluntary separation from tho circle of tho faithful, and quietly remonstrated with them for their absence iVom ohnrch -but when they were informed by the husband that fur five weeks he sat by the bedside of bis sick wife, constantly, day and night without seeing the sym-pathiKtng face of a neighbor, the kind-hearted ladies passed over to the neat square to see if Miss--- had got her now Spring hat and where she bought it.-Reporter. FBANK A. XA8i:SH, H. �!� OSIca lo Oludeat A riful'a block, ap atalra, ovd door. Lemsrfi; Iowa. Spaclal atlantion Rlfaa Co (}hnBle Ptoaaaaa, and Narvuuii affenlloni, Raatdaaca ob Xsgla, tuu-tli ot StTanlli alraat, omca^n Ulbbt, Bro'a Dreg Slora. DR. W. B. rOATKS, t-KMAKS. lO-WA. Can bafiiand In hlaoffieaoTar Danatt'a Ilnig ator� tail honra uf tl,� day or nlsht nalaaa pralaaKivnall; angaxad.  Fartiaa will ba protldad arlib oiadlcianr I tb� ofltoa. fvA% StON. Tho general impression is that the fust mail trains aro more expensive than slow ones. Mr. Jewell says this not so -that tho department pays fiy the ton or hundred pounds for mail transportation, and it costs just us muuh when the trains ru.i 25 miles an hour as when thoy run 45 miles. ''In some cases additional postal ears are necessary and a few additional clerks, but the entire expense of running all tho fast trains io country ovor the other system is All the Pope's rcbps are mado cither of white cloth or red clotb. PiUs IX. uses five white cassocks iu the course of the year, as owing to hiji being nn inveterate snuff-taker he soon discolors his outer garment. Each cnSsbck costs 950. The red mantle which he renews ODce � year costs $160. The ailSi etock-iogs ure furninhed by � Belgian bouse for 816 a pair, but his sjipoers which aro changed evary month, are Aimished by a fomao firm. An Ui'dinary .pair embroidered with the cross is worth but some ofthe papal slipjpera cost as much as 9200, tho cross being inlaid with diamonds. The old oast-olT clothing of the Pope is highly pritied by the faithful, who eagerly buy it at a gr�at price. --.mtf Judge Poster, of Connecticut, recently compromised a qttarret of fifteen years standing, between two brothere. Ono of them had brought jtoJander suit against the other for 92,S0O damages, the evidence was al! in, and the lawyers wero about to "sum up," when the Judge called the plaintiff and defendant aside, and after a consultation, during which the three mingled their tears, it was agreed that tho matter should be referred to the lawyers and the Judge. Both brothers finally agreed to end the suit where it was, and also to drop the other suits that were pending between them, and to live as brothers should. the create Shakers. hepaddlcd over In a boat.   The Aryu. \ ':tTLuXr. LlT.'.r'w !l "Do you have many applicants from naid that if my wife dared to toll how 11 ,!;'^J.^,^f,!fj:i"if^":,"!!''j!;,, outsiders desiring to join you ?' taeotod lior the oonirauiiity would bo KIder Kvans-Yea; ocwuiioiially wo jiHej witJi horror, but anybody might have several applications io a day, but for themselves who would notice we not receive ono-fourlh of those who that her biiek hair was all thiniiod out, apply- . . and it said that I had a won on my log "What papers do you read in your that unfitted ino fur nelivu duty anyhow, fuwiljos?" , even if I had not forfeited �ll clBim t� Elder'Kvaua-Wo road them all- public confidcnw) by turiiiiig my grwnd-fr^m the most radical the must con- fatiior out of duurs when !iu was dying Hervaiive. Sometimes we read tho New of consumptioii, and then sotting my York A'u/i J Uieii wo read the Tribune; dog on him and making the aged in.iii then wc read ono of Beeoher's scrmonif; roust in a mulberry troo on tlib mAditut nii^lit ioM miiUit for fuur of buing oaten up. 'People begun to avoid mo on tho street. The geiivrul iiiiuvessioiv jfiravull-ed that I was a desperate and hurdeiwd villain. I might have slosd that, but you know tho way ihey Uvi^id on me then we road Tom Paine ; wo read Tal-mag* occttsionallv, and tho other night we roao ono of Moody's sermons. Even our children shook their sides with laughter at Moody's tho ri�d and tVM. HENTSEB,     ^ Bhavitas snti Siatimpooina Sana Is tho auMt approrad alyla nilac. Ifa>t door to PlfiaaMli t^rwwiuaM^ BUCK'S EXPBEfiM. (^KmS/Tba PsUlo can dapaad oa luvlag all MsS^klBdaoT l>r��inc ArUaii, anUsg, # 'I'MUiilug astraatad tc na dana with WttnpiBata, AUoidMrahnat Atdriotal �m i�
                            

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