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THE ARIZONA REPUBLICAN: SATURDAY MORNING. MAY 4. 1895
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The Arizona Republican Co., 18 North First Avenue, Fleming Block, - - Phoenix, Arizona. V 1 . - View In an Instant If an Unfore seen Chance Was to Be Im- j proved. Prof. William M. Sloane gives an in teresting' analysis of the youthful na ture of Napoleon in Century. The period under consideration is that im mediately following Napoleon's flight from Corsica, when he had renounced his firm allegiance to Paoli in the be lief that it would improve his own chance for preferment. Prof. Sloane says: Not that the outcast Buonaparte was any longer exclusively a Corsican. It is impossible to conceive of a lot more pitiful or a fate more obdurate than his had so far been. Tl ere was little hereditary morality in his nature, and none had been inculcated by training; he had no vital piety, nor even sin cere superstition. A butt and an. out cast at a French school under the old regime, he had imbibed a bitter hatred for the land indelibly associated with such haughty privileges for the rich and such contemptuous disdain for the poor. He had not even the consolation of having received an education. His nature revolted at the religious formal ism of priestcraft: his mind turned in disgust from the scholastic husks of its superficial knowledge. What he had learned came from inborn capacity, from desultory reading, and from the untutored imaginings of his garden at Brienne, his cave at Ajaccio, or his bar rack chambers, What more plausible than that he should first turn to the land of his birth with some hope of happiness, usefulness, or even glory! What more mortifying than the stupe fying revelation that in manhood he was too French for Corsica, as he has been in boyhood too Corsican for France! The story of his reception and adven tures in Corsica has no fascination; it is neither heroic nor satanic, but belongs to the dull and mediocre realism which makes up so much of commonplace life. It is difficult to find even a thread of continuity in it; there may be one as to purpose; there is none as to either con duct or theory. There is the passionate admiration of a southern nature for a hero as represented by the ideal Paoli. There is the equally southern quality of quick but transient hatred. The love of dramatic effect is shown at every turn, in the perfervid style of his writ ings, in the mock dignity of an edict issued from the jjrotto at Milelli, in the empty honors ofa lieutenant colonel without a real command, in the paltry style of an artillery inspector with no artillery but a few dismantled guns. But the most prominent characteristic of the young man was his shiftiness, in both the good and bad senses of the word. He would perish with mortifica tion rather than fail in devising some expedient to meet every emergency; he felt no hesitation in changing his point of view as experience destroyed an idea or an unforseen chance was to be seized and improved. He was no spendthrift, but he had scruples about money. He was proud in the headship of his family, and reck less as to how he should support them, or should secure their promotion. Sol itary in his boyhood, he had become in youth a companion and leader,- but his true friendships were not with his so cial equals, whom he despised, but with the lowly, whom he understood. Fi nally, he was a citizen of the world, a man without a country, his birthright was gone, for Corsica repelled him; France he hated, for she had never adopted him. He was likewise with out a profession, for he had neglected that of a soldier, and had failed both as an author and as a politician. He was apparently,!! too, without a single guiding principle; the world had been a harsh stepmother, at whose knee he had neither learned the truth nor experienced kindness. He appears consistent in nothing but making the best of events as they oc curred. So far he was a man neither much better nor much worse than the world in which he wai born. He was quite as unscrupulous as those about him, but he was far greater than they in perspicacity, adroitness, adapt ability and persistence. During the period before his expulsion from Cor sica these qualities of leadership were scarcely recognizable, but they exists ed. As yet, to all outward appear ance, the little captain of artillery was the same slim, ill-proportioned and rather insignificant youth; but at twenty-four he had had the experience of a much greater age. Unconscious of his powers, he had dreamed many day-dreams, and had acquired a habit of boastful conversation in the family circle, but fully cognizant of the dan gers incident to his place, and the un settled conditions about him, he was cautious and reserved in the outside world. A CORNER FOR SCIENTISTS. It has been found that bees find then way back to their hives from distances of about four miles, and that they fly with a velocity of about thirteen miles miles an hour. Ttpiioid fever cannot be transmitted by sewer gas, is the report of the ex perts to the London common council. The bacilli of the disease, also, find it CHAPMAN BROS., WHOLESALE AND RETAIL GROCERIES. Special pricesmade to miners, prospectors, ranchers and cattlemen, buying m large quantities. GOODS PROMPTLY DELIVERED. OUR CASH PRICES ARE THE LOWEST IN PH(ENLL CANAL COMPANY. On and after May 15, 1895, the price of water rights on all lands East of the Agua Fria will be raised to $16 per acre; terms of payment same as before. The Rio Verde Canal Co. Phoenix, Arizona. May 1, 1895. Barber The Fashion Barber Shop. FRANK SHIRLEY, Proprietor. LADIE8' WORK DONE AT THE 8 HOP OR RE8IDENOE NEATEST BATH ROOMS IN THE CITY OPPOSITE THE OPERA HOU8E. Caples &. Hammer, BRICK MANUFACTURERS AND CONTRACTORS- All orders will receive prompt attention. Yard 011 Sotenlt St., South of Depot. Fort Thomas and Globe Stage Line. LAITOK BROS, Props. Runs both ways between Fort Thomas and Globe every day. Special rigs for drummers or families when desired. hard to live in town sewage. The white rhinoceros has become nearly, if not quite, extinct. There are two stuffed specimens in Erfgland and one in the Cape Town museum. It is the largest species of the genus. Sir Benjamin Richardson, a noted English physician, thinks that the nor mal period of human life is about 110 years, and that seven out of ten average people ought to live that long if they took proper care of themselves. LTeer Tkeitl, a Vienna hardware merchant, who died recently at 91, left S00,000 florins of his fortune to the Vienna Academy of Sciences for the pro motion of scientific research. He left a quarter of a million florins besides to charitable institutions. - Pbof. Miltos Whitney, of Johns Hop kins university, has determined that in an ordinary wheat soil there is at least ten thousand million soil grains in a gram (about a pint), and in some of the finest soil this number has reached twenty-four thousand millions. Dr. Savory, an eminent English physician, in writing upon the subject of English gout, asserts that nearly the entire population of England sooner 6r later will become victims of the gout in one or more of its protean forms, not more than one-tenth of the people of that country escaping. Bumps on the Earth. The alarming theories propounded by scientists make one sit up at first glance. For example, M. de Lapparent read a paper before the scientific con gress at Paris the other day in which he labored to prove that the mountains of the earth are decreasing in size, and that they will ultimately vanish alto gether. The tremendous.friction of the atmosphere is wearing them away. The Alps, he said, exemplified the youth, the Pyrenees the maturity, the mountains of Provence the declining years and the central plateau of France the death and dissolution of mountain ranges. But don't worry. 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