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MR. H. M. STANLEY AND HIS…

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MR. H. M. STANLEY AND HIS MEN. The Daily Telegraph has published letters frtf* Mr. Stanley on his Hbmeward journey from Loaad* to Natal. In the course of it he makes several reo ferences to his followers. After alluding to his oø feelings at being once more in a civilised country, bl says But what incentive had the Wanguatui to live? The hope of seeing their island home of Zanzibar' Ab, it was so far f "Nay, master, speak not. shall never see it. Who fears death ? Let me ¡jj undisturbed, and be at rest for ever." Thus dropped away from me—brave, faithful, honest sou" —with only myself for mourner. Their great au:- only compensation was that they had brought theif master to the sea," and he had seen his white brøthet80 "La, Allah, il Allah," they said, and died. It is not without a sensation of choking that write of these days, for memory recalls each name oj the lost ones, and my mind sweeps over the fields of incident where they became connected it. Their voices still respond to my cheering word* I hear them still speak of the necessity of standing b1 the White Man," and the tones of their boat-soølt similar in meaning to The pale-faced stranger, lonely heite, In cities far, where his name is dear, Your Arab truth and strength shall show; He trusts in us, Bow, Arabs, row— despite all the sounds which now surround me, chart' my listening ear. In another part of his letter he says: Four of & men had died at Loanda from the effects of tl1' famine and fatigue, and three died fit Kabiød" There were many others who were hovering on verge of the grave. The Governor-General Town Oouncit of Loanda seconded my endeavours restore them to health. Seiiors Oapello and SetfJ Pinto were also indefatigable. Dr. Lopez, the skilful physiciau, according to the opinion foreigners resident at Loanda, prescribed medicio*' some were sent to hospital, and skilled nur^ attended those who preferred to live with tbfljjf fellows. Under such treatment many recover quickly, but there were many also the day we barked on board her Majesty's ship Industry, if would constantly require the attention of the surged and his assistant. The diseases were general debility dysenteric affections, scurvy, and ulcers. The sailed from Loanda Harbour with a hundred wishes from the English naval officers, and with$ cheers of the Seagulls ringing in our ears. Tb*^ more of my men died on board the Industry Loanda and the Cape; and it was onlv faitbf^ assiduous nursing and attendance on the put of Wm. Brown and his assistant that saved others JIV". drifting away to eternity. Indeed, one might ,.¡ those who succumbed simply drifted painlessly tØ death. They felt no pain, they said; there nothing the matter with them," they replied to ¡ constant questions. Two of them expired withe" warning in one day, and were buried in the deep «* £ What a difference between these bright, robust Eng^T sailors, and that feeble wayworn band of negro trat^j lers from Zanzibar. And how the former softe^ their great rugged robustious strength as theyb^ down to assist and succour the wan and weary which crept forth on deck to breathe the fresh the sea! Had I returned to England frem Loarr:;¡ I should have lost one of the most beautiful noble sights it was ever my let to see. great strong, free white men illustrated once what a vast amount of goodness there is in Pj! human heart. Before suffering and debilityt ? fanatical pride of the white in his colour gave and the proud European forgot his dignity, honoured gallant and faithful black manhood, gave freely most tender sympathy to the negro farers. Those of the Wanguana who were destined^ reach their homes thrived wondrously under the heatfjj abundance provided for them. Yet they did not act K though they were happy and free from anxiety fit care, for sometimes I detected, I thought, a s^J shade of uneasiness. It was not until we 1I\1 about leaving the Cape that I discovered the of this. For the first three days after landing Simon's Town I was unable to return to the ship. people became anxious, and wondered whether ¡JY distant port was to be the end of my voyage with Returning to the ship, I thought my people were ø commonly melancholy. I asked the reason. of They said," You will return to Ulyah (Burope), course, now 1" "Why?" Oh, do we not see you have met your friends, all these last three days we feel you are about to don us ?" Who told you so ?" I asked, smiling. Our hearts, and they are very heavy." oØ "Ah, and would it please you if I accompanied 1 to Zanzibar ?" tØ Why should you ask, master ? Are you act 0 father ?" Well, it takes a long time to teach you to f"L' upon the promise of your father. I have told jrT over and over that nothing will cause me to break promise that I would take you home. You haveb*^ true to me, and I shall be true to you. If we can no ship to take U9, I shall walk the entire dista^ with you until I can show you to your friends j Zanzibar." Zanzibar." "Now we are grateful, master." I saw no sad faces after this day. Captain PTfl his officers, and sailors noticed that they bright01^ up from this time.

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