CHIENG MAI CITY.
CHIENG MAI TO MUANG FANG.
^IE town of Chieng Mai had a busy and prosperous appearance, and modern improvements showed the influence of Western civiliza-The river was spanned by a substantial teak-wood bridge,
^ected by the late Dr. Cheek, who had also built a handsome teak-church, with a tower, the centre of the Presbyterian mission. e steam saw-mill, which had been set up by the same enterprising
THE CHIENG MAI RIVER.
8t^an, wag active operation, with Kamu workmen, and sub-a p lal houses were rising all round. There was a residence for the consul, houses and schools for missionaries, and a note-s^ructure, a fine billiard-pavilion. The pathways were and the water-supply was good. The main supply was a ^^s^ance ^ miles in open channels from Doi Sutep; W ^ Were a^so numerous wells, an(i a spring of very pure water Jw een struck less than 40 feet below the surface. In the neigh-A f ^ A 0(^ is a large swamp, which during the rains has the appearance the * which in the dry season affords an excellent clay for iln lnakinS A f bricks. To the north is the site of the once famous
* X1man, on the downfall of which the present city came into