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'Removal Sale. Prices Cut Below Value.
+ THE BEE HIIME + Will remove on OCT. 1, 1892, to larger and more commodious quarters, and until then will CUT PRICES IN EVERY DEPARTMENT. We shall discontinue some lines in our new quarters, and add other ones to take their place, and we offer such goods at less than cost. We mention among them: LAMPS AND LAMPWARE, " A FEW MORE DECORATED SETS Framed Piotures of all Kinds. WHICH WE WILL CLOSE OUT: 56-Piece Tea Set, in Blue or Brown ........................... $3.75 Bird ad Bric Bra .III-Piece Dinner Set in Blue or Brown.........................12.50 Bird Cages Va es and -a-9-Piece Chamber Set, decorated ...................-............. 3.00 FANCY CHINAWARE; ETC. Big Drive in Towels and Table Linens, A FEW MORE OF OUR SPLENDID Fancy Table Spreads, Lace Curtains, White Marseilles and Honey Comb Quilts. BABY C RRI.BC S LADIES' MUSLIN UNDERWEAR, Ladies' Jersey Ribbed Underwear, Men's Underwear and HIosiery. Ladies' and At One-Half Actual Value. Children's Hosiery. REMEMBER THAT WE SHALL MOVE OCT. 1, 1892 A.ND GOODS MVIUST BE SOLD. SOL. GENZBERGER & CO., NO. 5 NORTH MAIN STREET. o0 SOUDANESE ARABS. y Failed to Keep Most Solemn Promises of Faithfulness to Their Leader. Had Saved Their Necks From the Noose Only the Day Before. as Soon as Night Came on They Again Deserted and Fled Into the Wilderness. Written for THE HELENA INDEPENDeNT.1 HERE IS A LAND WHICH SEEMS to me the land of the lotus-eaters with all of the grace left out. When v to recall it there comes up a picture of t brown, shining plains, dotted with cent villages of straw huts or thickets ray acacain. Over these plains steal ps of black or brown men, bareheaded half naked. Sometimes they meet fight and leave a score of bodies on plain for the beasts and the vultures, their bones gleam in the sunlight for erations. The sun is always shining in rd and cloudless sky, the air dances h heat and everywhere is dead silence. t land was the Egyptian houdan when I w it; to.day it is the Soudan of the na prince, or chief or prophet who can ern it. In my time, which was just be the mahdi revolt began, the country governed by oflieis and soldiers sent from Cairo, and to the Sondanese these e "Tl'urks." My fat old friend, Said . a pure-blooded Kurd; my yellow friend, miss-Effendi, a fellah major; that trii it Circassian, Ismail Pasha Ayoub; gler..the German engineer; the hordes bashi bazouks from iall the lands of the t, and the casual Yankee who wore the 'dive's uniform-all these were Turks to natives, who did not discriminate in kind or degree of their hatred for their tr. evertheless the rule of the Turk was a d deal better than what has followed. It cruel and fitful and rapacious; but toe was kept. and the seople could make ir crops and eat what was left by the tax lector. finoe the mahdi drove out the rks, there has been little but war and rder and famine; and the people of bhe ital, Khartoum, have eaten the dead in streets. But all that is a long story Swould lead us into too deep water. The le tale that I have to tell noew is not a dy how to role barbarians, but the der who likes morals will not find it hard draw one for himself. t came to my lot to march an expedition m El Obeid, the capital of Kordofan, to Father, the capital of Darfour, and I ded about 400 camels in the march. The le did not like to hire their camels to govel nment for several seasons. Camels d oamul drivers were sure to beabused by several kinds of "Turks" set over them, e abuse might be hunger or thirst, or it ght be death of man or beast; but bad atment of some degree was certain. hen the journey for which the camels re hired was ended they were liable to bhe on by force for another one, and the or Arab never knew when he would get no again. Finally, if he lived and his mels livgd, and he was allowed to go hback his own count'y with them, he might or might not get his pay. He could be etty sure. however, that some of it would irk to the fingers of the offlcials who rod between him and the treaenry. lt_ while I was sorry for the Arabe I must have the camels, and it was for the business of Said Bev, the governor of Kor dofan, to get them for me. Between Kor dofan and Dairfoui 11i great, diy steppes, called in the Soudan atmoors, and these atmoors were the home of a strong tribe of bedonins called the liamr, or red Arabs. It struck Said Bey that the Hamr were just the fellows to fur nlsh my camels, for our journey would be through a country which they knew more or less well, and where they were not likely to meet enemies. So far Said reasoned well, but he did not reflect that these very faots made it easier for them to run away. Probably he did not think further that the moment these Arabs crossed the frontier of Darfour they would be in the land of a peo ple whose slaves and camels and cattle they had stolen and whose men they had killed for generations and that we must go 200 miles into that country. Perhaps Said thought of these things; but it is not the habit of the east to consider how a thing can be done best, but how it can be done easiest. At any rate camels were hard to find and I took what came and was glad to get them. And so in good time we set out on our march of 450 miles, making a great turn t , the north to follow the line of the greatest water supply, which was bad enough at beat. Day after day the silent string of soft footed camels, and soldiers in white tunics and red tarbooshes, and red bronze Arabs in pretty nearly nothing swung over the sleepy, brown plains. Night after night they slept under the glittering stars. In the morning there was never a drop of dew on the grass: by afternoon the ther mometer stood 100 degrees in the shade; at sight the temperature fell fast and one was glad to sleep in flannels and blankets, It is no p,,rt of this story to describe the march. When we got into the country of the Hamr every care was taken to keep our guides and camels. It is bad enough to be set afoot in the wilderness anywhere: but when the nearest water is two days off and hard to find at that, to lose your camels and guides is not simply a misfortune: it is a tragedy. It may mean the death of many of your people. If a guide was suspected his weapons were taken away from him and he had to travel with a rope around his neck the other end of which was held by a soldier. 'Ihe officers and men were kept on the alert on the march by frequent insrcec tion of the line. When the camels were sent out to graze a strong guard went with them, and that. too, was often visited by a responsible officer. So we crossed the at. moor and came to thie wells of Foga wlth out the lose of a man, and only one camel short. That unlucky beast lagged a few rods behind the herd coming in from the pasture just at nightfall and was caught by lions. We thought that one camel out of 400 was not a heavy tribute to pay to the great wilderness. At the wells of Foga water is abundant and easy to get at. What that means no one knows unless be has traveled in a thirsty land. From El Obeid to Fogs, 250 miles, the only water we found was in wells from "two men and a cow's tail" deep to 101) feet deep. Out of these wells the water was lifted by the rudest leather buckets, hauled up by ropes hand over hand. lIven with this feeble outfit most of the wells could be dipped dry in two or three hours:, and under such circumstances canuels niust go dry. Fogs, therefore, is a natural plane for a caravan to rest going or oomninug. Here I found Ismail Pasha Ayoubenoanmped with quite a body of troops. He was on his way to the Nile with the honors of the conquest of Darfour thick upon him. 'To be sure most of those honors belonged to another' man, but Ismail wore them very gracefully. He was governor general of the Soudan, a field marshal, and deco rated with several orders. lie was a Cir oassian, had started as amusieian in an in fantry regiment and "made his career." He really deserved mnost of the distinotion which he had won, for he was a man of tal ent and force and pluck. Ismail liked the company of the men from the west Who could talk with him about the world's politics and wars, and about geography and astronomy, and a hundred things of which his own kind of people knew noth inq: so when I pitched my came by his and said that I would spend a week there he kissed me on both cheeks. at least on both sides of my neck. for I dodged my head over his shoulder. We hunted and rods races, and bragged to each other, and dined together two or three days with gseat on. soyment. My camels browsed peacefully in the fields and thickets, and their flabby humps began to stick up with fat The redl Arabs grew sleek, and muy uiildisa gut lazier every day, which was needless. All this was too good to last. One stifling af ternoon I heard shots in the pasture and knew that trouble had come. Before the panting sergeant at the herd guard got within ear shot my horse was saddled, and I was galloping to meet him. His report was scarcely made when the pasha came thundering down with a troop of his wild bashi bazouke. This report was that a lot of the Arabs had got away, perhaps twenty of them, with seven ty-five or 100 camels. They took to the for ests and scattered like partridges, so that by dark we had recovered many of the cam els but had caught only two of the be donins. I sent them to the Pasha's camp; he was the governor general, and it was for him to punish them. The next morning word came that he was going to hang them. That was not only cruel but wasteful, and I went at once to protest. I told Ismail that I wanted the men; that I should have done exactly what they had done, and that while they ought to be punished as an example, still to hanq them would show a lack of a proper sense of proportion. At last he con sented to let them off, but he would scare them well at any rate. It was agreed that a show of hanging should be made and that I should intercede for them. They were brought nu in front of Ismall's tent. their hands tied behind them and rap e weae put around their necks and passed over a stout and convenient branoh. They faced toward Mecca and said a prayer. I never saw men in a tight place behave with more pluck and dignity. They stood up and looked death square in the face like men. They were of the same breed that afterward broke the British squarlet Abon Klen; perhaps they helped in that jobt. I went through my part with good heart for I resrected these brave fellows. Then the pasha ordered them to be set free and they came up to kiss his hand and thank him. "No." he said, "it is the bimbashi who saves you, thank him." So they came to kiss my hands but I stopped them and told them to go to camp and behave themselves and help me to get to El Fasher and I would take care of them. By Allah and by the prophet they would stay with me as long as I would keep them; they would go anywhere with me. Their spears were given back to them and those faithful and grateful men, whom I had saved from a horrible death, etro.e back to the camp and I thought that I had two Arabs whom I could tie to. That night theyr an away again! Ilucklen's Aralcas alve. The best salve in the world for outs, bruises, sores, ulcers, salt rheum. fever sores, tetter, chapped hands, chilblains, corns and all akin eruptions, and positively cures riles or no pay required. It is gunl anteed to give per feet satisfaction, or money refunded. Price 25 cents per box. For sale by It. B. Hale & Co. Illeplllldent Job lheoulm nmake a spe elalty or law briefs. Excursaon to hhenandoah Valley. On Tuesdar, Oat. 25, the Baltimore , Ohio railroad company will sell excursioni tickets from Chicago and all Baltimore & Ohio points west of the Ohio river to Win chester, Woodstook. Middletown, Harrison burg, Staunton and Lexington, Va., at the rate of one lowest limited first-olass fare for the round trip. The Shenandoah valley. Virginia, offers superior indacements to persons seeking new locations. Farm lands offered at from $10 per acre and upwards. Timber, coal, iron ore, pure water, convenient mar kets, exoellrut soil, good schools, beat soci. ety. For information about rates, apply to any Baltimore , Ohio ticket agent, l end to M. V, Itbchards, land and Immigration agent, Baltimore & ()hin railroad, Balti more. Md., for information about desirable locations, maps, pamphlets, etc. I~udies will do wll to .,eervir their olrers for dry glaods of every de'sripllain until the grand IrIMUIn. ifl 'l l e l!e lIIco In their new anlll alle madleus tlealrers. r(Oplele line of dry sgood evoryldai new nlid Iresh thie latest ltlterns cnc boe:toi prism will he their watchwordl Theiri removal takes place Oct. 1. QUIEGANESS S e AND 0 6 NEATNESS Are two things which every. body wants when he gives an order for Job PrintiRg. The Independent meets these requirements in every re spect. It has just added NEW AND FAST PRESSES. 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