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THE WEEK'S NEWS.

WALES A a U WEL SH.-

---JSPIHlf OF THE WELSH PRESS.

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SHOOTING A BURGLAB. -.

ITHE DEATH OF EMIN PASHA.

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ITHE DEATH OF EMIN PASHA. All doubt concerning the death of Emin Pasha now seems to be removed by the circumstantial account of his murder given to Mr A. J. Swann in Ujiji. Thi* gentleman, who for ten years has been working 'm the London Missionary Society's staff on Lake Tan- ganyika, in Ujiji, has just reached London, accom- panied by his wife, the only European lady who hits ever visited that country. Speaking of Emin Pasha's death to a repretentai ive of Renter's Agency, Mr bwann said As to the death of Emin there is no question. In the interior it is accepted as a fact, though some uncertainty prevails at the coast. Per- sonally I am as certain that Emin is a dead man as I am that I am sitting here. The report of his death came to me at Ujiji In consequence of a letter which had been received there asking what should be done I witn jumii a elllccts, I at once made inquiries, and was told that he had been killed in the Manyema country, and that his followers, consisting of 30 Nubian soldiers, had been killed and eaten. This re- port, which was of a most circumstantial character, reached from four different sources in Ujiji, and to my mind is as conclusive aa anything can be in Africa. It is implicitly believed by all the Arabs, who seem very well pleased to have at last got rid of Emin One of my informants was an Arab who had been travelling on Emin's route. This Arab not only de- scribed Emin s journey, but although he had probably never seen a map in his life sketched on a piece of paper the various places touched by the German ex. plorer, and described how he had been tracked by the Arabs, who had made up their minds to kill him. Jimin passed through Ruanda country and had fol- lowed one of the rivers flowing into the Coneo until ne came to Seyd Bin Abed's residence, where he stopped. Shortly after his arrival a number of Arabs went out and asked Emin where he was going. Emin replied that he was going to the coast. Another Arab then went forward and said, 'You are Emin T -n', WM ° klll?d the ArabB at the Victoria Nyanza. I will kill you. He then took out a large curved « r P1 l18 n 'anc*' blandishing it, almost struck off Jimin s head. His body was then thrown to the Manyema, who devoured it, his Nubian followers being afterwards killed and eaten. In taking into account the credibility of this report it must be re- membered that Ujiji is the nearest spot to that where Emin had last been heard off. Emin was on his way R^ F?a8tj SoJm,uch impressed was I with the account that I ordered Kumaliza to get any papers or Jttlth ult by Emin, and tie prouiK-ea to uu L o. TI.t greater; uncertainty is felt on the subject at th- coast but the fact that Emm ha* n, *er been ,een or heard of since he reached Ruanda speaks volume*

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