We approach Dufilé -- Attitude of the people -- Entry into the station -- Surrounded by sentries -- Insults of the soldiers -- Greeting of the Circassian tinker -- We are imprisoned -- The contrast to our entry a month before -- Selim Aga consults the mutineers -- Fadl el Mulla's reason for rebelling -- The Mutineers of Rejaf are sent for -- Our life in prison -- Our servants insulted -- Hawashi Effendi's position -- The rebels form a plan to entrap Stanley -News from M'Swa -- Stanley's supposed arrival at Kavalli's -Arrival of rebels from Rejaf -- My orderlies are examined -I go before the rebel council -- Questioned by the rebels -Letters read before the council -- "You and your master are impostors!" -- My tirade against the rebels -- "Chivalry in a negro" -- Fadl el Mulla asserts himself -- Emin signs the papers -Steamer to be sent to M'Swa -- I prepare to start in steamer -Start from Dufilé -- Unpleasant experiences on board -- Arrival at Wadelai -- Little Farida -- Five children at a birth -- consultation with the Wadelai soldiers -- General discontent in Wadelai -Atmosphere of treachery.
As we marched down the hill we could see that there were great numbers of people about, all dressed in white, for it was now the feast of Id el Kebir. Large groups of people had congregated outside the station, all talking earnestly together. Amongst these we could see figures moving quickly about, and by their excited gestures it was evident they were exhorting the people to something, we knew not what. On nearing the station these groups broke up, and lined the path along which we were to pass. We could see dense masses of expectant faces