A NATURALIST'S WANDERINGS
in a rude cradle or Siicela, a rough rattan basket suspended so as to rock over a fire in a smoke so dense that we were amazed that it was not suffocated. Occasionally the nurse drops
CARVED COMB, ORNAMENTED WITH INLAID BONE.
to sleep, and the fire burns the bottom out of the Siicela, and the child is worse off than if it had been bitten by all the mosquitos of Larat, to be free from which it is so suspended. The