Cecil James, an Englishman, accompanied by his daughter, Grace, is hunting big game in the wilds of Africa. One day Bangula, a Kaffir, steals a rifle from the gun-rack. This is an offense meriting death in that locality, and when Bangula is captured by his fellows he is saved from being pinned to a tree by a hundred spears by the interference of James. Out of gratitude to his savior, Bangula leads James and his daughter to the fabled diamond mine of the Kabangans. They leave for the interior. In the meantime in the city of Bloemfontein, Roy Knabenshue, an American aeronaut, arrives with his dirigible balloon for the purpose of carrying agents of Bjornsen, a banker, to the diamond mines of the interior. Knabenshue falls in love with Bjornsen's daughter, Mary. However, this expectation never materializes as Bjornsen's bank fails and there are no funds to support the object. In the interior James and his daughter reach a Kaffir village near the diamond mine. From the fact that he smokes ...
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