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Captured by Aboriginals
A party of English explorers make their way into the uncivilized region of Northern Queensland, Australia, and pitch camp. Jennings, one of the number, taking a little walk from the camp, is surprised by a tribe of aboriginal black fellows, who at first mean to kill and eat him, but beholding his white skin, the first white man they had ever seen, believe he is a god and receive him in honor. They are more convinced of his deity when he obtains fire from a match, whereas their method is antiquated and long. The black fellows amuse Jennings with a "Corroboree," a native savage dance, after which he wishes to make his departure, but the aboriginals hold him a prisoner of honor. Next morning all go hunting, the aboriginals with their spears, Jennings with his gun. The report of his gun so scares them that they flee. The Englishman attempts escape, but is tracked by the skilled black fellows and brought back to the chief. The chief, taking Jennings aside, surprises him by talking English,...