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Preference Of Cannibals For Chinamen

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Parent Issue
Day
4
Month
September
Year
1891
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

The black cannibals of Borthern Queensland are exceedingly partial to Chinamen. The reason is said to be that he flesh of the Chinese is peculiarly tender and palatable, owing to rice being their staple article of diet. There is now a mnnerous Chinese population in the north ofy Australia, and scores of them who have ventured beyond the confines of civ├╝ization have been captured and devoured by the natives. This explains the nonchalance with which the northern Queensland surveyor recently reported in these tenns to the government: "The blacks have stolen all my provisions and