Receipt of letter from Emin Pasha -- Nyanza Plain -- Launch of Advance on the Nyanza -- Zanzibari crews -- Their song -- Arrival at Kanama -- Friendly reception by natives -- Uledi's warning -- Dialect and gestures of natives -- Striking scenery of Lake shore -- Lake villages -- Unpleasant taste of Lake water -- Baboons -- Chief Mogo -- Kajalf speaks of Emin -- Soliloquy -- Emin's first station reached -- Reception at M'swa -- Shukri Aga -- I tell our story -- Our tattered condition -- My luggage -- Emin's unaccountable inaction -- More news of Casati -- Zanzibaris happy! -- Emin's letter -- Suliman Effendi -- Cultivation round M'swa -- Clothmaking -- Meeting with Emin -- Suggestions about return route -- Emin's kindness -- Emin learns the origin of the Expedition -- Our letters stopped in Uganda.
READERS of " In Darkest Africa," and of Mr. Stanley's letters to the Emin Relief Committee, which have appeared in the English journals, will remember that on our first arrival at the Albert Nyanza in the middle of December, 1887, we were soon compelled to retrace our steps, and march back to the forest. They will also remember that our sudden return from the Lake was due to the fact that Emin -- though informed of the advance of an expedition to his relief, which would make for the Southwest corner of the Lake -- had taken no steps to communicate with the natives, or to warn them of our expected appearance in their neighbourhood. Consequently we could gain no intelligence of him, nor