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THE WEEKLY ABIZONIAN.
TUCSON, ARIZONA, AUGUST 18, 1859.
A WllHKXY l'APIilt,
DEVOTED XO THE GENERAL INTERESTS
J. HOWAIIU WELLS, Editor.
Three DolUri per annum, in advance.
bates or adtehtisikq:
One Bquarc, of 10 Unei, or ten, one inaertlon, $2 00
a ii ii it ii lnrco ii 4 oo
' " " " " one quarter, 10 00
" " one year, 30 00
All communications and busineaj lottora muit bo
addressed to Tin AitizosMX, Tucson, Arizona.
THE TOMB Ol' NAPOLEON.
The Tomb of Napoleon Is one of tho sights of
Paris which a stronger never fails to visit. It
stands immediately under the lofty domoof tho
Church of the Hotel des Iuvalides, and is more
magnificent than tho Tomb of St. Peter in the
Cathedral at Rome, tho cost of it having been
9,000,000 francs, or about $1,000,000. A bronze
door gives access to tho crypt ; over it, on a
black marble slab, is tho request in the Emper-1
or's will, that he be buried on the banks of the
Seine. The following aro tho words . j
"Je desiro quo mcs cendrcs rcposent stir les
bords di la Seine, nn millicu de co pcupel Fran
caisu que fai tant aimo."
Two colossal bronzo caryatides at tho entrance
hold tlii globe, sceptre and imperial crown. A
gloomy gallery running under tho high altar
which forms the tomb leads to the crypt, dimly
lighted by funeral lamps of bronze, and adorned
with bas reliefs representing 1. The termina
tion of civil war; Z The Concordat, 3. The He
form of the Administration ; 1 The Council of
State; 5. The Code; 0. The University; 7. The
Courts of Accounts; 8. Tho Encouragement of j
TradeNind Commerce; 9. Public Works; 10.
The Lrgion of Honor all due to the encrgry of i
the late Emperor. Tho pavement of the crypt
is decorated with a crown of laurels in mosaic.
The balustrade surrounding tho tomb is adorned
with sculptured laurel wreaths, encircling tho
names of tho following victories: Rivoli, Pyra
mids, Marengo, Austerlitz, Jena, Fricdland,
Wagram and Muskowa. Twelvo colossal stat
ues representing as many victories, stand against
the pilasters facing tho tomb, which consists of
immense monolith of porphyry, woighing 135,
000 pounds, and brought from" Lako Onega, in
Finland, at a cast of 140,000 francs, lis ex
quisite polish was cD'ectcd by a steam cugine,
built for tho purpose, and the value of the stone
may bo estimated, wheu it is stated that por
phyry is now considered of tho same value in
weight as pure gold. It covers tho sarcopha
gus, which is also of a single block. 12 feet
lone and 0 in breadth, resting unon two plinths.
which stand on a block of green granite, bro't
irom wo voyages, una total height is 13 j tcct.
In the upper portion of tho crypt U n recess
containing the sword tho.Emperor woro at Aus
terlitz, tho insignia ho used to wear on State
occasions, tho crown of gold voted by tho town
of Cherbourg, and the colors taken in different
battles. At tho farthest end of tho recess is the
statue of tho Emperor in his imperial robes.
Tho marble employed in teis monument alono
baa cost 2,000,000 francs.
Waterloo. The great French writer, Mich
elet, embodied tho universal feeling of France,
in one line, when he wroto the emphatic words,
at onco a history and a prophecy, ' Franco has
no Past, but Waterloo." In 1840, when Louis
Napoleon was brought to trial, beforo the Cham-,
ber of Peers, in Paris,, for. hisjnynsion of Franco
at Boulogne, (tho affair of tno tamed eagle,
which would not alight on tho Napoleon col
umn, ho defended fiimsclf very impressivoly,
and siid "I represent beforo you a principle,
a cause, a defeat; tho prinelplo is tho sover
eignty of tho people; tho causo, that of tho
Empire, tho defeat, that of Waterloo. Tho
principle you have recognized, tho causo you
Lav eerved, the defeat you wish to avenge.
Not lhern im nn iliffprpnri npftrimn vAnitilnm
nnd 1 will not believe that I am destined to suf-
ler tho penalty of tho treason of others. Rep
resenting a political cause, I cannot accent as
judge of my wishes and of my acts a political
iurisdiction. Your formalities deceive no one.
n tho struggle which is commenced thero is
only a vanquisher and a vauquished. If you
aro tho men of thn vnrjqiih?r, 1 do cot oxpivl
justice from you, and Ids trot want jour gen-
give9 an account of Gen. Washington's suit to
and rejectiou by Mary Cary:
iter, lather was Wilson Uary, lisq., ol Celoy s,
terficld, was at his death, the heir npparent to ouo raa.i standing thero at Washington battling
the earldom. Tho worthy old gentleman seems, j against all the powers of bank and panic com-
from all wo know of him, to have been ns proud 1 bmed, betrayed by those in whom he trusted
as the Conrcys or the Somcrsetts, and to have I assailed by all that tho snako of malice could
thought his family tho noblest in tho land. He hiss, or the fiend of falsehood howl when I
lived in great state, with chariot and. horses, I think of that one man placing his back against
plate, and velvet and ombroidcry a worthy of i the rock, and folding his arms for the blow,
the old school, Hilly satislicd with the "order of, while he uttered tha vow, " I will not swerve one
things," and enjoying serenely the good gifts of inck from the course I have taken," I must con-
Providence. His beautiful daughter was a great j foss that the records of Rome, uay, the prou
heiress, and had many suitors tho accident I day of Cromwell or Napoleon, cannot fun
...i.:-,i, k-r.n r .I.- t. ii i - i- .-I, i-,' r - -r
miiw" uuicm uiiu ji ujcmi uua iuuuu jivr remem
bered jn many books. He was a voung man of
vety high character, a relative of Gen. W" Fair-,
far, Esq., who lived at Belvoir, on the Potomac;
and here ho met with Miss C&ry, who came to
visit Mrs. Fairfax, her eldest suiter. Tho young
an instance of a .will like that of Andrew Jack
son, when "e placed fife, and soul, and fame,
on the hazard of a die for the pcoplo's welfarc'i
Ai nic.iK Exi-LonATioxs isf Progress. By .1
list of tho explorations now in proirress through.
man at once proceeded to fall in love, which he I out, the world, wo learn that bravo and curious
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How Qex. Wasiunutos dot the mittcs. " Come," ho shouted, in a voice of thunder, j A LION ADVENTURE IN ALGERIA.
.ZlJ of ur petitionslsurrouncf the j TA.
10 ' IT ieei0- m ready lor lcnti wbich raade 0 think"for R noment thal
Im 1 , P "l ,my b?c,who.m yur , I had been struck with an iron bar with clawu
cola can neither awe nor buv. 1 wil wini vnn 1 .1. 1 ...lil t , . .., ... .
in tho county of Elizabeth, drjeended from the up around the cnpitol-each one of you on a ZrZ-Z'l ,,Tn in,twVvn tC flT
noble family of Aansdon, England. His rela- j.Wt as high as 'ilaman's I" J ffiifihFj?nM . itfflfn,
tive, Col. A?ehibald Cary, of Ampthill," in Ches- -When f think," says the author, of that 'V KvW, T WfZS.
maincd where I was, without moving, there wag
tho probability of tho beast tearing up the tent
and dragging me through. On tho other hand
an attempt to move closer to the fire would pro
bably bo detected, and the lion has tho same
characteristic as the cat, and would, doubtless,
have sprung upon mo in that case, and have car
ried me off. Whilo hesitating what to do, the
animal, most likely from not being able any
longer to feel anything through tho wall of tho
tent, must have turned away, for after what wa
in fact but a few moments, but which seemed a
very long time, thero was a terrific shriek, fol
lowed by a low, deep growling, then a short and
a louder growL
I felt nbout for my revolver; which I had
placed beside my head before going to sleep, and
creeping around the tent I saw the horriabcast
standing perfectly still, with glaring eyes, and
continuing tho same low, deep growling, and
holding in his mouth the body of a man, which
ho occasionally lowered on the ground as with
the intention of taking a firmer hold, but never
entirely letting go of it, I saw by the direction
of his look that he had aught bight of me, and
so terrible were the associations connected with
tho beast in my mind, tbatjl dorcd not move or
breathe for some seconds, when tho thought
suddenly occurred to mo that t must bo tho
body of Hamed he held in Ms mouth. My lik
ing for tho man had become so strong that the
desire to rescue or nveugo him drove cvery fcel
ing of fear out of my mind, and with a steady
aim,,! fired at his 'oody lust behind the shoulder.
Singularly Dnough, although I knew I had hit
him, he merely gave a loud growl, and remained,
5Atatl,'lnnry' ,rithout relaxing his hold of tho
Arab 3 body. How long he would have remained
in this state of immobility I cannot say, but I
was just about to try tho effect of a secpnd shot
when a rogu',ar volley of guns was fired, from
out of tho darkness; the beast sprang forward
towards -nC almost at the same instant that I
folta sbarp stinging sensation. jn. the upper part
f ray arm, and fell to the ground so, cjose to mo
ths.'t I stcpped back to avoid a blow from his
TVaws in his death struggles. They did not last
long, ana as soon as they were over i letcbed &
great c.ty , t0 tjje face 0f jca man , .
r,.l: ..-u . r j. ..
ccoua gallant, and laid open seigo to tho fair j ving tholargest share of the attention of cxplo
fortress. In tho good old times, however, some- rers. An English steamer is on nn expedition
thing more was necessary than tho consent of to cxplere the couutry along the Niger: the
the young lady; and o the youth duly asked a corvette Oise is now exploring tho wholly nn-
n.l-nfA ;,.t..-uir.ti- u.fl. fl.i nUr.il ln-fl rC 1.a .n 1-T.n.rt. n.tnl. ll,A..Ml. l.:..l. iL r!-1
....... 1. wuii.i iu.vu.. ..Mitii mju uuuuun river
runs'; a Swedish discoverer is traveling on tho
private interview with tho awful lord of tho ma
nor, who listened t him silently throughout
When the lover hud finished, Mr. Cary rose,
made him a low bow, and Said that if this were
young Mr. Washinirtou's trrand at "Cclcy's,"
his visits had Letirr terminate; his daughter
"had been accustoini.l to ride In hor own cha
riot" And with Una .illusion to tho poor con-
west coast of Africa south of Benguela, in tho
direction of tho Coueue rpcrl The Governor of
tho Portuguese Forts on the Zambezo is makiue
preparations for new explorations in Central
Africa ; the French Missionarv. Leo des Avan-
chcrs, is travelling through the country which
ditiou of the younter jon, the interview termi-1 lies to tho eastward of tho great sea described
1 - 1 . ,1 - 1 3 . T JT- ci .1 1
nuicu. 1 uuii m iiM.iiiiuri uutvuu -liiu went, uy uurion anu xieui. opcKC last year.
away, and in due time mnrried Martha Dand-1 Tho German traveler, Albert Roscher, has gone
ridge Cuitis, who '"resombled Miss Cary," says
my auUiority, "as mu;h as one twin sister ever
But the old -adition does not end here.
Mnnv vears fled awav Mary Carv was Mrs.
Ambler and her her discarded suitor was tho mer journey, shows that tho great magnetic
man who had just received tho sword of Lord : centre to which most discoverers instinctlv turn.
n 11: . t- 1.. .i .1 L-t -i I; .mi .t -!...--. f 1 r . m- r '
in the same direction, having left Zanzibar with
the hope of penetrating far in tho interior. The
above list, with the added name of the renowned
Ur. Livingstone, who is now makiug an excur
sion into those countries he described on a for
is still the interior of Africa. Those vast coun
tries which aro represented in blank on our
maps, havo been attacked from nil sides.
Cornwallis at i'orktown; whom tho whole civi
ized world hailed as tho greatest among the
great "tho foremost man, not only of Amer
ica, but of " all the world." He passed through
the old metropolii1, Williamsburg, at the head of
his victorious trooj and tho people wcro crazy
with joy ami adointion almost. The vast mul
titude nearly preventi-d his horse from proceed
ing the calm statue on horseback passed on
serenely, All at once he perceived at a window,
or in the crowd, hi old love, Mary Cary. Ho
raised lis sword au l ijlutcd her profoundly,
uutituoes notssm that tho lovelv woman i nnit the tucl of tho inhabitants, nrnvirleil
Was to blame. Sho had not been able to return I in advance, for Uio lone and drcr.rv winters of
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ui iuiuvuw in 101, ny uro. let, .Moscow was
not burned. Around the citf is an almos t eon.
tinuous line of woodpile various specie?, of pino
and other woods. By tho side of this, und also
reaching around the city, is an almoM continu
ous lino of cranerics. Here s.re tha fonrl
tho allection of the'youth that was alL Sho
married him who won her heart, Edward Am
bler, Ha was' not unworthy of this noble lady
in rank, or in character. Ho was descended
through his mother 'rora tho great Huguenot
house of La Rocho Jnquqline, in Vendee, npd
inhorited the honest instincts of his race. At
twelve he had been sent for his education tn
England ; ho graduated at Cambridge; and ing element Tho" traveler who looks upon tho
then made tho grand tour of Europe, returnin
to Virginia when ho was twenty one. Ho was
married to Miss Cary soon afterward ; becamo
Collector at York, and was so much respected
that, when Lord Buttetburt came to Vircmia as
Governor, he brought a letter of introduction to
me collector, no died at tuirty-hvo; and tho
uovomuonary war nreamng cut soon alter- now thoso trees, wbich required centuries to
ward, his beautiful widow moved away from tho grow, became interlocked with thoso huge piles
ecciiu ui ner gnei, anu toon rciugo in tuo iA)t-1 01 uuiicuug which lie lias been taught to believe
tago," far up in Hanover. ) havo all sprung into cxiUcnco sinco 1812.
Was Moscow Bt!BX5D? No storr haa been
mnro nrnllftnM n. fti.. .'.v.. j .1 . , long, nna as soon as they were ovc
w ,uu u I LUU UCUU UiUU lu au VVUU Ik U3.
and feeling much relieved at finding it was not
Hamed, I waved it about as a signal for the
others that they might come with safety. They
soon came and clustered around the body of the
dead lion, some kicking it, and others spitting
on und reviling it, and all of tbcm claiming the
honor of having killed him a claim that they
seemed far more interested in defending than in
commiserating the, fate cf their dead companion.
All tho efforts wo mado to release the latter
unfortunate from tho jaws of the lion were una.
vailing, without having recourso to our kniyct,
and as there was not the least doubt of his being,
dead, for tho teeth of tho powerful bruie wero
buried in bis breast and back, wo determined
on leaving both bodies where they were until
daylight Tho first thing I, did when I awoke
was to look for the bodics.of the Arab and the
lion, They wero lying where tho beast had fal
len in tho night, and his'stiffened jaws still hold
tho body of the man as in a, powerful vice.
The desire of preserving a record of, tha event
for my friends in England to look at, was too
too strong tq bo resisted, so wp set to work, cut
three pieces of timber to a point, and having
raised tho lion to an upright position, kept him
up by means of the pieces of wood To concoal
these, I planted a shrnb here and there, which
had the, desired effect , and the result I obtained
the north. After tho battle of Borodino, the
rctirins Russians set firo to the trraneriM nml
the wood pile, and (o many portions of tho city.
Tho pitch burned with rosistlcss fury, destroying
everything in its neighborhood, and reudering
egress from the placp almost impossible. The
glorious old churches and palaces of the ancient
cnyoi me nonn csenpea in tho mam tho devour
mighty structures, tha architecture of which in
of the most varied character, betraying the la
bor, upon tho sarao building, in many cases, of
ncainen, aianomouan ana Umsttan denomina
tions, will go away convinced that ho has been
marvelously deluded by tho stories of tho des
truction of Moscow. Ifo will naturally enquire
A r!..t-..r r.x. n t : i 1.: 1.
rntiiui ihi Kn,nV;nn .fc. .U J rj ti.J Tho next Electoral CoIIcec, chosen in Novem-1 was a negative, the likoof which I bcllcvo never
son: " Ho was a m'anl Well I remember tho I k01"'1,800; ln6ct il1 Fcbunry, 1861, will-lf Kan , fas seen. Tho attitudo is as natural as possj.
day I waited upon him. He sat there iu his i e?s su2a be """""wd "o approaching ses- Die, ana makes one shudder to look at it
arm-chair-I can sea him now. We told him I T ,of Congress-consist of 30G votes, Kit of Photograph Kevt.
crriedTt S$$ '.ectors.and Elding But. 120. C:
nouncinif the execution of Charles thn tV-
. i , . , oo - j ituuituiuir uiv rAi'cutiun oi nsnes ino first;
him to leave tho deposits where they wero, to A young lady up town was cured of palpita- death and funeral or Oliver Cromwell the rre.t
uphold the great Hank at Philadelphia. Still tion of the heart tL other evening, by aPyoPug fi'randon "with intc w&lWu
he did not av n wnnt Atlnat nn n nnr mom. M 11 in lliacimnliut nn,l ..,, ...I.. !. n r . i " i. ""-'"""b i'"-4
. : t--o,.ui, I.UJ, u- uwynne, nryuen, uunynn, tho intricucs of the
bent, uioru fiwy 1uu lu rwtl, iiifiumloa i!l if Sftmtlle.- II maiely LsIJ on of U-r.lmuJ. In court of ChitU !l Svcord with Xtriordln--T
tho Bank wsi Ou.hfcl, a rebeilion mighti-ollow. hf., put hi. arm rOuna her waisf, ami whispered I occ Z variouscountrie. wh dM, S
I nun 1 in mil mnn i.-in r-nn mntv twtn vn artmuih.n ...