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r- - n XCE that most Chi among pnnosopne and Prime Ministei man, a simple farmer in world for all time, the j which might read : " It's potentates to rise cauti* they soar the sorer it fee And this reminds me ol Coast of Africa, who ne\ indeed Ja Ja himself was when I paddled abreast < ui 01. v iiiv_eiii, yj 11c ui i British West Indies. Hi a soft breeze at all times sun's rays, grand volcan luxuriant tropical veget; to altitudes almost Alpii coa, orange, banana ; here rounded by everything c forget any throne. But King J a Ja was commanded twenty-five finest army in the world was before the Rough R that time the standing e was exactly the same as this induced His Majesty in which he demons'.rati that his African Empire forces, must necessarily cc It waQ not mv was a King in Africa. Iand white linen trousers, 1 oriental slippers. His C lain was a bright eyed, who showed me to the rei ceremony as though into sovereign of the Old Wo King J a Ja had turnet Queen Victoria; and at t of putting him into a pri; and feet, as we treated J Oueen made him a prese' Indian paradise, gave hii sent him a wife, and in a personal liberty compat dence in St. Vincent. He introduced me to 1 can damsel dressed in a 1 made me think of a larr the handle. He offeree mug. When I declined told him that my medic things. This surprised h white man he had ever whisky. Then he offers svrup and water, which ,* i? *.^ 4-^ u: UIUCI LU j)IU\C llilli I Booker \\ ashington. Then the King made He expanded upon his j value of his alliance; he an American man of wai then found the Empire o am a judge of features, c pire of Ja Ja scheme. I portant as a wite; in Ja of a hundred or so. Ja Ja was a fine Negri was wrong in not quotin and thus anticipating by of our great Colonial I might have been disapp* Stripes ever waved ove might have deceived hir another Aguinaldo. Bes opinion of the United St? his belief that I had padc i Out ^ /O.. _ r Kjiiain i gar ten fw n m B Thus Attired. His Majesty Struck an Sloan. r?( linillinnc o nnrtPP loiiaii kjl u rs, the friend of Emperors rs. a Roman country gentleoutward life, a man of the >oet Horace, sung a song, well for Kings and other ously, because the higher Is when they come down." i King Ja Ja, from the \\ est -er heard of Horace; and ; but a hazy name to me of his palace in the Island the most beautiful of the ere is perpetual summer? tempering the heat of the ic mountains clothed with ation rising from the sea n.e. Mere grow sugar, colife is easy, and man suralculated to make a King not happy. At home he thousand warriors, the I, said he?but then that iders conquered Cuba. At irmv of the United States that of King Ja Ja; and to a comparison of forces ed to his own satisfaction ?, being equal in fighting irrespond in other respects, to correct royalty. Ja Ja I n mino nn^QrcUirf it ? wit cx gaui,v. uiiutioiiu b bare feet and very gorgeous hief Lord High Chamberwoolly headed black boy seption room with as much the presence of a reigning rid. i his army against that of he end of the war, instead son with irons on his hands efferson Davis, the British nt of a palace in this West n plenty of pocket money, ddition allowed him all the ible with permanent resilis wife?a handsome Afrilow neck white stuff which ib chop with a cuff round 1 me whisky in a pewter it he was offended, until I ine man forbade me such im?he said I was the first met who didn't ask for ;d me some sort of fruit i of course I accepted in hat I had no objection to me treasonable overtures, lower in Africa, upon the urged me to bring down and carry him away and f Ja Ja. Queen Ja Ja, if I lid not encourage the Emn St. Vincent she was imJa she might become one d in his way, and maybe I ig this conversation earlier . _ r i- _ r j : a iew years ine iounaing impire. However, Ja Ja ointed, had the Stars and r his African capital,?we n; he might have become ides, I discovered that his ites navy was tinctured by iled down from New York, : of tl \t Specimens of a , Who Are Reig By POU1 and that my trusty Rob Roj pedo boat. This legend serv although I heard of it only 1< Opposite the palace of Kin; little ketch which E. F. Kr Entrland all the wav to the ers of the sea know "The C King J a Ja had seen me clai the Falcon, and had concei\ might tit it out once more ai the United States?the land empire would be satisfied. I he would probably find it h; into any New York hotel; ai mixed feelings about Ja Ja. Kings are quaint things in craft and kindergarten. This fciicictii?ciii<ju, IUI aiine my have noted the kingly cl courts, ranging from the I pompous palaces of the Th Danube, and the Spree. Kii one or two distinguishing summed them up in a convers Jm King Ja Ja Introduce berry Finn, Tom Sawyer, ar the raft journey on the Missi Kings never breathe a i breathing is sterilized for the Their atmosphere is made fo men and women who try to t that the monarch ought to ' normal times monarchs do w to second hand thinkine. ] untainted by original thoug Franz Josef in Austria, the Victoria of blessed memory. The moment I talked with a King,?only a King could of courtly thoughts; only a could treat seriously the lofty day in our tropical paradise. This One Was ] /"\X the other hand, King 5 was different?in degree, offered me no whisky, because in Basutoland, and besides he of the bottle. Masupa succ Moshesh (a corruption of J Moshesh was a grand old scou ~ ti, time ucmccii lctiumg uuci Christianity to British missio the Basuto into a nation of t through raiding upon his n< men to death, sparing the bes young boys only in case the) cruits for his army. But in t aries looked askance at Mosl Government wearied of his ai King Masupa buried his illi rites half Christian and half cended the throne of Taba henceforth to follow the advic commissioner, who at the tin tie \ Royalty in \ T T 7 ming Una is LTNE^ was a species of tored me in good stead ang afterward. I Ja Ja lay the famous light had sailed frorr Plata River. All lov 'ruise of the Falcon.' nbering in and out oi -ed the notion that 1 nd carry him away tc I where his claims tc did not tell him thai ard to gain admissior id paddled away wit! i their combination o; . is not merely a Ja Je cruise to St. Vinceni laracteristic at man\ Borneo jungle to tht ames, the Neva, th< ngs are much alike ir traits?Mark Twair ation between Huckle.? J Hi. Wifr id Xigger Jim during ssippi. latural breath; their m by courtly process, r them by desiccated ;hink what they think think; and maybe in ell to limit thpmspK-pc Long reigns are those ht?witness dear old venerable William I., Ja Ja I knew him for have thought his kind writer of comic opera l> 11V 11.1\_ O U1JVUJOLU lliai Different. lasupa of Basutoland but not in kind. He whisky is contraband had drunk up the last eeded the illustrious kloses), and this old mdrel who divided his PAttlp flnH nrnfp?inor - ~ X "& naries. He organized )lack fighters?mainly jighbors, putting the it women, and rearing r proved available reime even the mission4-u^ L1CT311, CtliU. LilC AJIlllSIl mbiguities. Listrious ancestor with African, and then asBasio with a promise e of a British resident ne of my visit (1896) Vay * 7^7 * r* r, j i neir craji ana turbed in Obscun f BIGELC - was the eminent Godfrey Lag , was a sailor's chest, on whic Hicmitv telling mp that hp w > armies against the Boers an i his ancestors. While thus orating I prepa: ' for he was picturesque in his f hand was extended in drar t wore a colored shirt of Europ ) bare, and in his left hand he ) was every inch a King,?in t him thus on mv plate. Bui 11 1 J x_ 1_ * i \ en aiiu rubnea 11110 nib ruya i Here was not a tithe of th Ja Ja in St. Vincent; but here E to royalty,?an abundance i courtiers. Masupa shouted t vened: thev dragged a box r and from it pulled out sever; which they submitted for a finally selected a paper coll spike tail coat with gold lace once been a consular uniforn ment of old hats he selectec struck an attitude. His cou miringly. I have thought of this pict instance, a great war lord ground in the flashing unifo euard. Masuna was no less by divine right; he too comn people and the unbounded courtiers. What odds if one and the other in a Versailles, Schloss. Royalty is not a tl it is of the spirit knowing n; tations. The old saw thai man" was fabricated by sc reared in the London fog. 1 ?leastwise if it is dress that it is want of it which maketh girl but many a sunny King Masupa treated me with e gave me his royal hand at j sovereign, the man who is t what Booker Washington is chusetts to-day. He is the g pie, the second Moses?a moi rules by divine right of succe The last words of such a x t - - e r cannoi De 01 inning linpori obscure to finite senses. "I insignia!" quoth the King of another insignia!" I bent my ear to catch his your Majesty!" quoth I eage "You may," quoth His Ma " What is lacking in your ro "A red jacket.'' And I he Then Came the Suli TN Borneo I had the honor mightiest monarch of the I for he thus put it to me. Th the child of the sun and moon whose commands were issued of the world and ranged so ta they included not merely the ward and the Java Archipelago to the southward, but envprpfl much of the Chinese mainland on the west, and also whatever jf of Australia was worth noticing. nsfe This kindly old feA; gentleman died nTlj hut a few months ago, mourned by |K all of his court; for each member of the court owned a share in the WyT pirate craft of CuT which his Sultan was titular com- IM ' mander. i W/P*. Brunei is a Ven- ifHl 11< ice on stilts: all the houses of this tj/J/JI famous Malay cap- SegHjp ital are cocked up on slim piles arranged so neatly I Mi that canoes paddle Cings Kinder9, Places ) w jden. Masupa's throne :h he sat with African as thirsting to lead his d win back the soil of red to photograph him; royal cups. His right natic gesticulation, he ean make, his legs were swung a war club. He Africa,?and I wanted t up he sprang with a il palace. le comfort surrounding were other things dear nf nnrl man\r , and his court confrom under his bed, ll bits of roval apparel pproval. His Majesty ar, a checked shirt, a and buttons which had 1, then from an assort1 a high silk one, and irtiers stood about ad ure at times, when, for issues on the parade rm of the royal bodyserious. He too ruled landed the loyalty of a admiration of many lives in a Kafir kraal Hofburg, or Mommoth iiing merely of dress; iught of outward limit "Dress maketh the imp* 11 n t racr>riKo ' ?"V V* 1 1 1 L* * V. iV VA OV.1 ll/V fo-day we know better maketh the mere man, not merely the chorus of my acquaintance, ffusive cordiality, and Darting?the hand of a o his people in Africa to Africans in Massa;reat leader of his peo-e than a Moses, for he ssion. man to me at parting hnwpvpr nrarnlar or have not enough royal the Basuto. "I want words. "Can I help rly. ijesty. yal insignia?" quoth I. :ard no more. can of Brunei. of audience with the "ar East. I put it thus, is was none other than l, the Sultan of Brunei, from the largest island ir in all directions that Philippines to north f M m pr stook. Him for One of the Domestics.