o* The Road to China
Dain went up into the Kachin hills, where he met Saw Taw, who asked him to repay the four annas. Me Dain told the Kachin not to bother him, and called him a dog. The Kachin went away, and coming back about an hour afterwards, speared Me Dain, who was sitting in a house with several others. Saw Taw was sentenced to death and executed."
Of the curious medley of duties discharged by the
kachin woman weaving
British officers who rule these tracts, some impression maybe gathered from the following illustrations: (On November 13th, some twenty Kachins from Mutu came to Saingkin, eight miles from Bhamo on the Taping, murdered the headman's wife and carried off two of his daughters. The Deputy Commissioner went after the raiders, with seven military policemen and the Myo-ok, but owing to delay in information, he started eight or nine hours behind them. He actually passed them, but it was then dark, and they got up