Foreign News: Frenzy

COMMONWEALTH (British Commonwealth of Nations')

At Eshowe, Zululand, an indaba (conference) and war dance were held for the especial benefit of the Prince of Wales, whom the Zulus call "Lord of the Great Ones."

On the outskirts of a parade ground were thousands of Zulu tribesmen. In the centre were 5,000 warriors, naked except for loincloths of leopard skin. On their left arms they carried shields, in their right hands their famous assagais (spears). On their heads were enormous spreading headdresses of black feathers. They began a kind of dance, worked themselves up...

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