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THE NORTHERN TRIBUNE. All GUST 4. io83
Northern Tribune. SATURDAY. JULY 28. 1883. A MEVEUK NENTENCE. M. T. Polk, ex-State Treasurer, has been convicted as a defaulter, and sen tenced to a fine of of $366,540, the amount he was short, and imprisonment in the penitentiary for 20 years. This is done in Tennessee, a state black with the fraud of repudiation. Polk is 51 years old, was a Confederate Captain, lost a leg at Shiloh, was delated to Gen. Leonldas Polk, on whose staff he served, was nephew of Prasident Polk, and re puted a true soldier, fcrue man, and act ed with good society, yet in spite of birth, ancestors, name and position, he went down in the fatal whirlpool of specu lation, and in the penitentiary will spend the remainder of his life reflect ing over the follies of a worse than mls gpent life. Let all defaulters know that they will be disclosed, and that the pen alty of wrong doing, in every shape, is always severe. Kentucky has celebrated John Mor gan's foolhardy raid, so famous for fail ure, and her patriotic soul is happy. An army champlain to be court martialed for crookedness, and a college professor charged with forgery, indi cate misdevelopment. A music firm has dedicated a new piece "The Coming Man," to Hoadly, the "New Democracy." He will be a long time coming, and never get there. A count of customers of a Boston saloon showed that 217 stopped and en tered out of 500 passers by, and this boasted Athens of culture blows about the wicked Butler, insinuating that they cau do no wrong at Tewksbury or in the whole state. (PA young womau, in spite of red tape and repeated failures, worked her way to Jay Gould, made him buy a book, and give a list of friends, each of whom purchased a book save Russell Sage. Telegraph operators should secure this tUnt fiMuule to BflrnC tne western Union. The operators' strike has enforced i.e. numv n nnn manv in the conduct of hnainnsq matters, thev resorting to letters, which, in many contracts ex pedite business, by full, explicit state- mflntq. whereas limited telegrams often confuse and complicate, instead of set tling the affair, but much business re quires the wire. Another prominent figure duriug the war is removed in the death of Mont gomery Blair, who in his prime ranked high as a lucid thinker, logical reasoner and wise counsellor, but who degene rated in late years to a visionary dream r. Thft men who stood at the head of affairs riiirinc the creat conflict will soon have gone from earth. James Carey, the informer who gave State's evidence aerainst his partners of the Phoenix Park assassination, was shot and killed by O'Donnell at Port Elizabeth. O'Donnel is in custody. No one who understands human nature will be surprised, and there can be but little sympathy for such a traitor. asks -New is to York All the Democratic party be judged by its works. World. This is a new attitude for a party that has studiously run away from and tried to escape its record for the last quarter of a century, imploring an indulgent public to let by-gones be by-gones. But, judged by its works it must in truth be said, that the great wonder of this cen tury is the unprecedented development of America, under the Republican and Democratic parties, the former doing everything to promote, the latter doing its utmost to prevent such develop ment. President Arthur, at Yellowstone Park is the center of attraction, as else where, not because he is President, but because he is a manly man, as well as a superior executive, believed by all and beloved of the people. The ring of his sterling qualities as a citizen, man, statesman and ruler, acts like a tonic upon the whole country, and when he circulates among the people! there is such an absence of all sham, and an ex hibition of common sense, simplicity, and practical wisdom, that makes him a favorite. He is having a good time, and this, in all probability, will continue as long as he lives. Rev. 0. H. Hoffman took editorial management of the Bloomington, 111 Independent, called Mrs. Pritchard a dudess, and next day she informed him of his mistake by horsewhipping him. He was served right, and whoever runs a paper on the basis of vulgar, personal abuse deserves such a penalty, he being too low for recognition otherwise. We had thought seasickness a nause ous, rolling sensation to throw the whole machinery out at the mouth, coupled with a just desire to choke to death the wretch who wrote "A Lite on the Ocean Wave," but profound research by some one has convinced us of our mistake. Read what it is, and oee if you don't feel the symptoms: "Seasickness is the result of reflex ir ritations arising from the little sur prises to the muscles and shocks to the nerves engaged in performing certain important functions notably of loco motion, respiration, and vision, and when the groups of muscles thus en gaged are educated to the surrounding circumstances, the nervous revulsions are not experienced." The Chicago Herald's representative has followed Dorsey to his New Mexican ranch, found him on tap, and has fur nished many sayings concerning politics, men, and 1880. Dorsey predicts a success for tho Democrats in 1884, and has gone to writing poetry. Many in creditable things are said by Dorsey, attributable to the fact that he is a dis appointed politician, forever worsted, filled with prejudice, hate, and revenge, that sour him against all who have been more manly, or fortunate, and yet Dor sey possesses ability, enterprise, and consecration, worthy of a noble, good purpose. He may be advantageously used by the Democratic party, as he has no further placo with Republieans. The Democrats in Ohio are in distress and in answer to their cry, Mr. Groesbeck, of Cincinnati, says he will help, and has begun delivering civil service speeches. This is keen sarcasm, as the help needed in a canvass which cost Hoadly $50.00(1 for the nomination, is money. The civil service reform wanted by Demo cracy is to oust every Republican, and fill the place with a Democrat. The Liquor Association soon convene, to boom Hoadly, and yet there is more money needed to carry the renegade Republican through. As Democrats are now passionately fond of Dorsey, why not call him from his ranch to help them manage the much needed Democratic aid. The lines in Ohio are closely drawn by the two gubernatorial candidates, with a vigorous use of all tactics known to a sharp political contest. If the Democrats lose, all is gone, if Repub licans lose they will do better fighting in 1884. The eyes of the nation are upon Ohio, and she stands the gaze well, without giving any assurance which way she will go. A MBL 16 years old. of Washington High School, out of 225 applicants for examination before the Civil Service Commissioners, obtained the highest per cent for accurate answers, and ac cording to the theory of the examina tion should be appointed to the highest vacancy in governmental office. The young lady has wrested a splendid prize from a nation who does not allow her or any of her sex to vote, and has proven what has more than once been demon strated, to-wit; that woman has nothing to fear as a competitress with man, where brains decide, but we suspect the civil service theory is an impracticable measure. It Is not safe to conclude that correct answers to a list of ques tions implies superior qualifications for duties in the service of tho nation, any more than the correct answering of cat echism questions implies an extraord inary degree of piety. The best way to secure honest, efficient, expeditious clerks is the way to be pursued by a sensible eivil service, irrespective of any theory, but in this, woman will have no ground for discouragement. Tue Democratic press assert that Indiana was won in 1880 by the Repub licans buying up Democrats at $2 each, through Dorsey. This Dorsey has been cast out by the Republican party, and, if no other cause existed, the fact that he engaged in the ruinous business of paying $2 per head for Democrats is sufficient to prove tho man unfit to do business for Republicans, who never pay at wholesale more than the thing is worth at retail. It must be a humilia ting confession to repeat over and over that Hoosier Democrats were so easily purchased, when selling themselves sold their party. Are Democrats made of such stuff that they are for sale to any ono who will pay $2 apiece? Demo cratic newspapers would have us believe this, for they do not say that a Repub lican was bought.but that all tho money was spent in buying Democrats. Now, while we believe the purchase would be dear at any price, for the man who would sell himself is not worth having, and a victory securod with bought-up voters, is aj disgraceful defeat, we think Indiana decided to be Republican becau&o the issuo was on the tariff, the Republican party being tho advocate of protection, the Democratic party foolish ly begging for the success of the free trado fallacy, and protection for home, business, labor, wife and little ones will carry again. Speaking of Conkling, the Inter-Ocean says; "He can be congratulated upon his clever escape from a demonstration in Chicago." The ex-Senator has been forcibly re minded, if not congratulated, that he has escaped successfully a demonstra tion on the part'ofJ.the country, Dy the foolish misuse of a brilliant opportunity. Nature gave him ability, heavily mort gaged by a supreme weakness, but still, any sinner is to be congratulated upon escaping Chicago's demonstration un less he be first-class, like Jere Dunn. According to the old saying, "men do not grow suddenly base;" but some times, once fairly started, their down ward course is like a heavy freight train broken away from the locomotive on an up grade. One John Nugent, a citizen of New York, made a splendid record during the war, and was appointed to the police force. For a long time he was an efficient and gallant officer, at one time saving, at the risk of his own life, a woman and two children from a burning building. But, in an evil day, he suddenly got tired of being honest, decent and respectable, and while still on the police force, was arrested for complicity in the Manhattan Bank rob bery. He was acquitted, but the Judge said that the acquittal was a failure of justice, and on the same evidence the Police Commissioners dismissed him. Then he retrograded into saloon keeping and became the companion and partner of thieves, with one of whom he had a quarrel, and was arrested for trying to kill. With two other thieves he attempt ed last week to rob a cashier on a New Jersey railroad, in Jesse James' fashion, and, unless he again escapes, his deserts will at last get him into the peniten tiary, for which he has so long been heading. Detroit Free Press. Health In Wealth! Dr. E. C, West's Nerve and Brain Treatment: a specific for Hysteria, Diz ziness, Convulsions, Nervous Headache, Mental Depression, Loss of Memory, Spermatorrluea, Impotehcy, Involuntary Emraissions, Premature Old Age, caused by over-exertion, self-abuse, or over-indulgence, which leads to misery, decay, and death. One box will cure recent cases. Each box contains one month's treatment. One dollar a box or six boxes for five dollars; sent by mail and prepaid on receipt of price. We guarantee six boxes to cure any case. 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