National Geographic : 1932 Apr
A SMILE CONSTITUTES FULL DRESS IN PARTS OF TANGANYIKA Although clothes are not much worn, physical mutilation is practiced as an aid to beauty. Besides scarification, lips and ears are distended. Great rivalry exists as to who shall have the longest ear lobes, and there is a record of one individual who succeeded in getting his ear loops, unbroken, under his armpits. A NATIVE OF SPANISH WEST AFRICA Of mixed Arab and Negroblood, heisemployed bythe Spaniards tofly with the air mail and serveasinterpreter incase of aforced landing. While dwellers in the immediate neighborhood ofCape Juby (see illustra tion, page 488) are friendly toward the stranger, formidable bands from the distant interior sometimesvisit the coast on marauding expeditions.