To the place where the wild-cat was kept, and seized on to the end of his tail. A little nigger was there with a sharp knife The Yankee ranged up his boat abreast of minein fine style. He had stripped himself naked to the waist. And looked, for all the world, like a ba1ked tree. He had oiled his wrists with skunk's grease to make them limber for rowing, and had his ears glued to his head, so that they couldn't hold any wind, as it blowed up stream. In a mmute the word was given to start The little nigger cut loose the wild-cat and he pop.