The Albert N'Yanza, Great Basin of the Nile And Explorations of the Nile Sources by Sir Samuel W. Baker









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Herds of the Latookas and Game - Storm - Effects of Rain upon Natives - 
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LATOOKA. Herds Of The Latookas And Game - Storm - Effects Of Rain Upon Natives - Native Blacksmiths - Their Tools - Elephants - Elephant Hunt

- Tetel, my old Hunter - Charged by a herd of Elephants - Cowardly Followers - Track the wounded Elephant - Nearly caught - Tetel distressed

- Return to Camp - African and Indian Elephants - Height of Elephants - Food of Elephants - African and Ceylon Elephants - Difference in Formation of Brain - Rifles and Bullets for heavy Game - Character of Country and its Sports - The "Baby" - Method of killing Elephants - Elephant Pitfalls - Circling them with Fire - Native Hunting - The Bagara Hunters - Danger of Elephant Hunting

CHAPTER VIII.

IBRAHIM's RETURN.

The African Black - Comparison between Whites and Blacks - Varieties in Creation - The Negro - Character of the Negro-Originated African Slave System - Indisposition to Work - Negro Slave Hunters - Ibrahimawa; or, Sinbad the Sailor - Makkarika Cannibals - My daily Employments - Quarrels with the Latookas - Parley with Latooka Chiefs - The Latookas seize a Gun - Helplessness in an Advance - Hope to the South - Journey to Obbo - Uncomfortable Night - Enter the Mountains - Beautiful Scenery - Arrive at Obbo - Natives of Obbo - Butter Nuts and Fruits - Pottery and Utensils - Natural Features of Obbo - Katchiba, Chief of Obbo - Entertained with a Dance - Women of Obbo - Languages of Tribes - Katchiba's Diplomacy - Katchiba "always at Home" - Family Government - The great Magician - Reconnaissance to the South - Mrs. Baker's Dwelling - An Upset - Loss of Filfil - My Bivouac - Ceremony of Welcome at Farajoke - Elevated Country at Farajoke - Stopped by the Asua - Return to Obbo - Gallantry of Katchiba - Katchiba determines to ride - First Attempts at Horsemanship - Recover the lost Horse - Ceremony at parting with Katchiba - Return to Latooka - Discovery of supposed Yams - Beware of Botanists - Baboons - The Maharif Antelope - The Giraffe - Hunting Giraffes - Unsuccessful Hunt - Benighted - Regain the Party - Bread-baking on the March - Sickness; Small-pox - Wani, the Interpreter - First Clue to the Lake - Brown Men are called White

CHAPTER IX.

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