Marion Herald, April 14, 1859

Marion Herald

April 14, 1859

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Marion Herald (Newspaper) - April 14, 1859, Marion, Iowa MA LINN APRIL THE MARION HERALD gtrtU SM4tagn adjoining tht Port UDIfOR AND TKBMS Or If paid itrlctly ID 20 ttente will be added for every three moatlM pay ment li RATES OF ADVERTISING TWBLTI LINIB MAEI one each subsequent 29 eat two three fix one Onefourth out half whole Dullness five lines or one Special advertisements required to be kept stand ing in any particular price and a Leaded Advertisements not marker with the number of insertions will be continued till forbid and charged Payment of due at any time after ftrtt CASH RATES FOR Whole Sheet Qarter sheet Brit 00 first additional 4 00 Each additional 2 00 Half sheet posters first Eighth Sheet 500 first 800 Bach additional 4 00 Each additional 1 00 JOB PRINTING IK HIHALP OFFICE Is nuppUed with a good aasort L mentof nearly PRINTING MATKIUALS of description and we are prepared to execute nil k of Job Printing in the neatest and quickest man ner At the rates fur ilaviug one of the Gordon Card and Circular print cards in tin and other kinds of fiaall jobi equally as Our facilities are flril rate for doing PLAIN MB AKST BOSIHSM BLANKS OP I Snow ClINCBRT ADDRRSS Gold Silver and Bronze vciilcd in tin si Hie most Beautiful styles of is in to workman and punctuality In the fulfilment of all HERALD THE POST IJMII Business yds ftf FIVF or displaced like tin1 following Irlll be inserted one year fur Knch additional line will charged at tho rnte of till A V A Corner of Public WHOLKSALK DEALKK8 IN McAFEK Ar MIX Hardware Agricultural Main ntxt to Pout 1 WELCH A j Dry MAIN COIINEK Linn GEORGE Iff 1 E R MAKOFACTrRHR AK DRAL1H IN Hain Ladles and Childrens Boots and Phoes of eoostantly on hand und made to vlnl Civl AND ARCHITECTURAL CKDAB MKS Drawiagsmade for Patents applied for A I1KALEHS IX Main 1 Dealers in Union Main Attorney and Oonnsellormt Linn Office In the Court room formerljvoccu ty Ooanty 1 I A Law andOolleotion 0 Linn flee in the Court 1 ISAAC WIHTTAIM Cedar Linn litipiai liinn Will practice in all the adjoining n Commercial Offlci ItlcINTOSn ATTOKNEYS AT SOLICITORS IX CSDAK Collections made and promptly Specia attention give n this brunch of AMERICAN Jfain leave this House for the Bait and West 1 CLINTOX Corner of Clinton and College IOWA LATB WINTK A 1 TRETIONX Corner of Capitol and Washington IOWA ff Oood Stabling apSS Corner Commercial and Iowa CEDAIl C Office in Tlie Herald up Pnrticular attention paid to any Notarial business en trusted to his JATOES i T E OF CHNTRI r A HE HAS DKEN ACTIVELY KNOAGED IT in the practice of Medicine nnd Surgery for 18 has now pennanentlT located in Linu with the view of continuing in the prac tice H his ftfflce at his two doors South of Ped on the Public TWOGOOD srccKssons TO TWOKOOn LINN nnd sell Ciillect Notes and Hills and remit promptly to any part or the United ntcurrent rateu of Loan and pay Interest on time depoiites Land Warrants located on some of the finest lands In at the following rates For IfiOand 1VO acre 10 00 Fr SO 7 Km41 600 Thr Lund Office IVe of for each 4u acres should accompany Iho Special attention paid to the payment of Taxes ID any part of RKKKIl TO Robert nnd William and Iowa Bank of the Slate of New Phawmut Marine Knox County Siurgea Mississippi and Missouri On and nftfr Vtamibtr 1th and vntil fitrlhtr TKA1NS WILL LKAVK SuKDiTt Iowa City at Muscntins11 Columhus City at TRAINS Iowa from the East West in 1 80 Tne Passenger Trains connect at Davenport with the Rock Island and Chicago vlnlly AUDISON WKSTKHJV STAGE fioi Ilirough all parts qf loua to nnd STiOES LBiTE IOWA CITT fOR UKS FORT Linn cto Linn 0mee In Hie Drug 1 Surgeon and Linn Immediately West of Gray Main BOBT Attorney 8 and LIVN Office South iide of Public Twognod UmnkiBR nor th Court THOMPSON PRESTON Attorneys At Counsellors at JLsiw Linn 1 JOHN Attorney and Counsellor at AND XOTART Linn the Court fint door to IOWA COUNCIL CEDAR CEDAH And aU intermediate fit 8 oclock LeaveMarlonfor Imca OUy at 6 oclock New late of and of hart adoclated tlisrruelvei with PEDUKCORD in the Mercantile nt the old Btunrt of Peddec6ril on the North West corner of the Public where the builueu will be done in the name of GRAY The new firm hai just purchaieil a full itoek of all kirjda of And many other substantial Staple Such as the and comfort of their customer which will be iold at Buch prices at will Insure Country Produce taken and Cash not refused GRAY Our looods will he marked at the loweit remu nerative which will be to de II Crosbys TO COSNECT Marion with the Cedar Rapids woitlfl inform the nubile that he will 1U keep constantly on hand the best qaallty of one two horse wagons of his own for sale for CASH OK For quality and durability of work I refer to persons using wagons of Croshy k Old wagons taken in exchange for Secondhand well for sale HORHE and OX SHOEING done at all times on reas onablu Take notice that the subscriber will do AS woaK for as HDCB uovir as other Linn June vl oil 1 Sabbath from the sound of Sabbath In solemn music peeling through the Again the day of rest these notes declare And to their harmony uprising A voice from universal nature How sweetly in the anthems she doth Soft breezes whisper to the heavens A peaceful murmur by the sea sido The melody of birds the hum of The dew drop falling from the buds of Each rustling from the forest Join in the Now myriad angels sing ye all your And swell hosannah to the Eternal The Bailie o B7 FIIANK a blithsotue e I7T6n v The Bailie oPerth And a blithsome I7Ton was And his gudu wife loved him well and And the bailie he loved she Yet miclile or muckle thu cause or Whatever the pother Be it or unco The twain could never Syne spake the bailio with blithsome Fair and soft spake he Twal lang year have we married Yet we can never agree my aim sweet let us try for Forever and aye to see If for ain blest time in all our You and I can ever Now listen to me should it chance that ye Were paidlint in tho Ye should meet n bonnie buxom And a winsome laddie Wha wad ye good dame he Wha wad ye kiss said he Wad ye kiss the bonnie buxom Or the winsome gay laddie Hoot away mon are ye ganging daft Are ganging daft said she Twal lang year hae we married And I have been true to ye Mon he never my twa lips Nae mon hao glinted at But wha wad ye good damo said ho I wad kiss tho said Out laughed the bailie with irucklo For a blithsome mon was he Twal lang year hae we married And now for ainst we agree If ye mot a lad and a buxom lass in the gowans To kiss the lass wad be your And I ken it wad be From Harpurs The KultTroaimrr at Now thnt tho Unitcrl States arc reduced to borrow and the newspnpers nru full of accounts of large sums piiid in gold to the Sub1reasucr at New we huve thought that nn account of the SubTreas ury in this city would bo both interesting and On calling upon Sub Treasurer and stating our desire to muko his office the subject of an we were received with a courteous Cisio regretted that tho rooms occupi ed by his department and offices were not as large nnd commodious as they should At a glance it wasensy topciveivc that the area atFordcd by the building was miserably inadequate to the business transacted and to avoid at least twice the space should he Rluh as it Cisco kindly offered to Know us through his and to explain the func tions of each one is aware that the crowning merit of Jacksons Presidency was the es tablishment of United States SubTreasur other the creation of Govern ment offices for the deposit of Government and thejestablishmentofthc national finances on a pure specie At first the SubTreasury system encountered great The banks assailed it with venomous Politicians called it an engine of It survived these assaults and now the unat imous verdict of the financial community is in its It is very simple in its All the financial business of the government is conducted on a specie No ever enters the nation al Custom land and post pay their receipts into the near est SubTreasury or depository in coin and in coin all tho officers of the United from the President to the poorest tidewnitcr In Hush when tho impor tati ns are large and immigration the receipts in the SubTreasury overload it vaults when trade is coin flows out of the SubTreasuries into the Experience has proved so for from be ing hurtful to the banks or the commercial as was at first the SubTreasury system in prov ed a valuable auxiliary to by accumu lating coin in times of bank and disbursing it when a bank contraction was The award of the late loanafforedod us an opportunity of studying the modwoperandi of the An average of per haps a day has been lately paid into the SubTreasury on account of the This is paid in gold coin freshly tak en from the It is customary to put up this coin in bags of each and when large sums are to bo four of these bags arc put in a When money is received at the Snb it is slrightway handed to Birdsall and to bo counted and The emptied upon a and these gentlemen proceed to It seems a very simple tiling to count a few thousand dollars in gold It in so difficult a matter to do for the in the language of the head of the to succeed in the business a man must be born with the requisite and must have im proved his natural capacity by For the difficulty of detecting spurious or imperfect coins is It is not gen erally it is nevertheless strict ly the banks and specie brokers arc in the habit of taking counterfeit or imperfect Wo all read the other day the story of i Troy Bank President who brought to this in his 000 in counterfeit bills on his with out suspecting their There is just ns much error uiloat with regard to coins so much science and skill are now dcvotedto tlia imitation of specie in the language of to detect coun terfeits a man needs to have been born with an an and a touch a dapted for the have improved these senses by large Every one can tell by the ring a base metal coin from a silver or gold But to distinguish the ring of silver from that of detect unlawful alloy in a piece which really con tains a large proportion of discov er a piece that has been or or or no com mon The who do the counting for the SubTreasury count with both When a bog is emptied before they plunge both hands simultaneously in to the glittering and withdraw each with a coin between the thumb and fore Their senso of car is so that in poufing out the contents of a a spurious coin happens to strike against the they will detect and denounce though they may happen to bo many yards For the proportion of alloy thuy rely in some degree on the which is so trained that the leant imperfection is at onco discovered the sense of touch which serves to detect sweated or filled Latterly spurious gold coins have gener ally belonged to one or two They have either been sweated by a new or they have been The new sweating process consists in tilling the edges of tlie coin and then remilling The old sweating plan was fimply 10 rub the face of the coin on a file till it was smooth this method is now as even the banks will not take a sweated Bui by taking 1111 and filing off the iniled edge a rogue if be get 5U worth of gold from a piece and by remilinir with jjjft perfect it is im possible for a person not trained to the business to detect the TliLSo coins are instantly detected tit tlie SubTreasury and The disemboweling process is A short time since some in geiiious counterfeiters undertook to make money by sawing dollar coins in scoop ing out and filling the hollows with baser then recoiuirig pieces witli such skill that no trace of the opera tion was outwardly This was done with the small thick dollars issued by the mint to a very great Sixty cents of gold was taken from each and many thousand dollars were subjected to the pro Many of these disemboweled dollars arc in circulation at the present At SubTreasury the skilled car and hand of Birdsall and quick ly detect Larger coins are not By an ingenious contrivance a hole is bored into their and the inside is scoopoil out without abrading the Altcr a third or so of the gold is tho cavity is filled with base the opening is galvanized with and piece is set in These coins so difficult to distinguish from coins fresh from the that there are not half a dozen per sons in the United States who can discern j that they have been tampered we are singles thorn out with unerring accuracy to the amazement of the bank from which they rejects A few weeks since the police were set nn the track of a woman who was en gaged in passing coins altered in this One of the most acute detectives was set on her was afforded her in if to dishonor the factory where the nice operation of boring and filling lliesu coins was Un fortunately some zealous but thickheaded policeman got wind of the ladys perform by arresting her defeated tho aims of his superior Birdsall and count several hundred thousand dollars every When they liave gone through a they shovel the coins into a which is instant ly tied and not to be opened till contents are required for Specie is kept in the SubTreasury in va rious Jold and silver coins are kepc in But the bulk of the bullion is in tho shape of These nre sol id pieces of metal in the form of small ob long The largest of these brick is worth Other bricks are made of various we ns These last which one can take between the linger and thumb and stow away as conveniently as a toothpick in the waistcoat ought to be more generally used than they are by A couple of hundred dollars in coin is an awkward sum to carry in tho purse or on the person in tho shape of a treasury it can be carried more conveniently than a In the SubTreasury these bricks and bags are ranged in A man is I not a little amazed to And himselfin room the walls of which solid i But there they gold j close an they can each of them worth from to A shelf of such bricks is a largo A cupj board would set up a Only a few of the number are kept open for bursementR molt nf them nre cloned and sealed with the pcnl of the i Enough of are left oiicn to i bewilder the gaze of and to romid j one of the Ulen of the Arabian York SubTrowury in the Government There ore other and tlie Government has a tritle of money at But the real business uf the Government is done at New Almost nil the public salaries are paid by drafts on New Yoi Nearly all the depositories are supplied with coin by transfer draft on New civil and diplomatic contrac tors und with few excep obtain their pay from Among other public servants who are paid is the Pierce always drew iiis monthly drafts on tho SubTreasury Buchanan is too busy a man to think of own Ho has empowered his Buchanan agent to draw his salary and this gentlemans draftfor odd arrives at Ciscos ollice on a lixed day each with mathematical These arc small Cisco is not unaccustom ed to receive drafts for hundreds of thou sands of he was called upon to pay a little government check of no less amount thnn seven millions of dollars in one for the Mexican in Tho piece of paper on which it was drawn was 110 bigger or more distin guished in any way than a draft for a months salary of a Government It may be in connection with these that such is the system with which the Nuw York SubTreasury Is con and such the skill and exactitude of the paying and Birdsall and the clerks who count the that never since Ciscos appointment has an error of a dollar been committed in the A business of ovur two hundred millions H year is done over eight hundred drafts are on the every day but since Cisco had the management of the has a bad coin been or a short payment been or u forged or incorrect draft been It is not saying too much to that tliere is not a bank in the city of which as much could bo Not the least curious desk in the Sub Treasury is dmt of the clerk who pays the on tho public The coupons and inurust on about suveiiiiigliths of the debt of United lire paid at tlie SubTreasury in New As is part of i his debt is in the shape of coupon payable to bearer the balance is in tho of an inscribed on which the interest is payable to parties whose names are filtered on tho great rolls at Every six months the names of thcNu parties aro written out in a book at and Rent tieru to bcrvo as a guidu to These bjuks are a curious Many of tlie mums which they contain are bousu buld Some are the names of West and even liarely a third of the public debt is held in this The bulk of we is held in Con tinental One is not surprised to find tho names of John William Jacob George und sucli in a list uf creditors ul the United States but they and their countrymen are in a The heaviest foreign cred itor wu notice is Lord Ovtratonu the fa mous Jones who has lent this coun try no less than A Spanish Merced Ue is our creditor to tlie of and a noble friend of the Count Citsa Montulvory draws six per on Several persons connected with the royal families dlEurope are creditors of The broth er of the King of Naples took some years and instructed his agent to in vest the dividends us they accrued in the name security he now owns over His thu daughter of is registered as a creditor for over These wise people have been looking out for a rainy Another noble late Duchess of has enough in United Stales Sixes to save the Count of Paris from being compelled to follow his example and keep Several of the Saxo Coburg Oothas have al so invested in thu same Tho Count Pkossi saw enough of this country while he was to invest a few thousand in tho famous nauia of tSontag and little Paul Julieii has a to keep him when his violin can readily account lor the appearance of the I nameof the both of London I and Paris but it is curious to note that j the famous of is a creditor of thu United and that tho dramatic has also in vested enough to givu him nearly A Joe a shrcwed travelled a juggler to aboard the old frig ate Brandywino at bringing with him a good deal of money and a big trunk of magician He acts as assistant and becomes a great favorite with the At Port they go Joe accidentally gets into a quarrel with a ferocious Spanish Infantry A duel ensues as follows My name is Joseph citizen of the United and a General of the Order of Sublime said Joe very turning to the Your name sir Antonio captain of her most Sac red Catholic Majestys 7th regiment of in But your office sir I dont cotopre you wouldnt know if I were to tell I am simply general of a body of men who have sold themselves to the gentleman who burns sinners and heretics down there And then Joe pointed most mys teriously down towards tho flocr as The Spaniard smiled a very sar castic and thereupon Joe took up two large knives that lay upon the tossed them one after down his several wry faces as they took their passage The follow had evidently noversoen anything of the kind ho wag completely astound Now sir said making one or two more as though he felt the knivun somewhere in the you will wait while I go and bring my and you shall havo Will you I can procure said the forgetting his astonishment and coming back to his 1 shall tight with my If you are a gentleman you will Joe turned to us and bade us wait for Hero here I Oh where be my knives cried the Ill pay for them when I come and he then beckoned for me to come I did he took the from bosom and tho other from his told me to keep them until he It seems that Joe found a boat ready to take him oftto the ship at for ho wag not gone more than throequarters of an hour when he hud two superbly mounted pistol with He loaded them with owdcr in tho presence of the and hen handing him a asked him to mark so that he would know it The fellow hesitated at but at length took it with a mad and bit it be tween his I shall ho unless It is battered r Now select your said Thu man took them and examined but ho was satisfied they were both and both and he told Joe he had no So our steward put the balls in and rammed them down The whole party now adjourned to a wide back of tho where twelve paces were marked and then tho com batants took their I trembled for for 1 saw not yet how ho could make fun out of said the I liie captain tired and with the most deliberate Joe tired in the Then tho latter walked deliberately up to his and taking a ball from twcun his handed it to You can use that the next said San Pablo exclaimed must use you call him some ehV I shall load the pistol my Do said as he ho cooly handed over his The Spaniard poured out an extra quan tity of powder and having poured in the called for a He then put tlie same ball in ho used Mean Joe had been loading his own pis One uttered out his tho caps are in the butt of your Let me get The fellow handed over his but kept his eye upon Joe opened a little silver spring at the end of the there were some percussion caps He took out his own tossed it into the catching it very adroitly as it caino and then handed back the other to the I had watchod most care but I saw nothing out of the my francs a A careful study of deiuoci racy in America appears to have persuaded rle Tovquevillc to lodge some of his savings in the hands of our Government and yet he changed pistols with his and Lord who began with u i cried Ill put a ball in n bagatelle of some has since increased and then we will be his to nearly But we He slipped something in that looked like should never end if wo attempted to enurn a but no one ele saw erato all the great people who think their Now said the see you money well placed in United States secu hold this in your Here are Lord the great Again they took their stations and again who has a largo sum for a son of j they were Neptune the Prince do the de Sir John the And the Spaniard fared by Joe Marquis of Baring firing in the air as Again Count de General stepped forward and took the selfsame and a host of other titled per ball out of his mouth and handed it to his depend on the honesty and solvency Tho fellow was completely of tho United States Government for a dumfounded and swore the Lord Elgin saw enough of us to You now tire at me gasped the cap of his savings in our six per cents and the famous Alexandra Ill tiro at you next in a has a bagatelle of in the j of thus far I have only tlie same There is auolner creelI shown you that powder and ball can have itor whose name is a It runs no effect on Twice have you fired at thus Baron Louis Numa Epaminondas Justinian AristidisDocius Sails Haldenstein Oichtenstein and with as true a pistol as ever both times have caught your ball Fancy a man between my 1 have tired in the venlysix dol latS and tifty cents from the United Status with such a name drawing twentysix doli that should live long The Utah correspondent of the Chicago Tribune has taken notes of the social status of that The results foot up as follows hundrud and eightyseven men with seven or more wives of these enough to know that for once in your you had if not the old fellow pointing at least one who in his The old gentleman will like the company of a Spanish captain of Infan and Ill send you load But the astonished Spaniard did not seem inclined to do A man who swal lirteen have more than 19 730 men j with live wives men with f and lowed carving knives as he would with More than ono and who caught pUtol balls between his ;