National Geographic : 1906 Jun
THE DIAMOND MINES OF SOUTH AFRICA Miners Going to Work with the number on the arm band. Blank ets are supplied for clothing and as wraps when sleeping. They are fed, and gen erally well cared for, free of cost to them selves. While in the detention room they are under strict supervision of white guards, so that any diamonds they may have swallowed must be left behind be fore they leave. Natives have been known to keep diamonds in their bodies for over seven days. At the end of five days of detention, generally on Saturday morning, they are released. Meanwhile the clothes placed in the sacks have been 35'