The Image of War ; or, Service on the Chin Hills.
ON THE MARCH : RECEIVING THE SUBMISSION OF A VILLAGE.
presents of fowls, eggs, plantains and cane are produced. Having drunk and eaten a plantain or two, the talking begins. This is accompanied by much gesticulation and shouting. They are a very excitable lot and
GALLERY OF CHIN BEAUTY WATCHING ARRIVAL OF COLUMN.
suck in the liquor through the reed, each pint or so. The liquor is very gradually and deliberately swallowed. It is rolled about in the mouth and then allowed to trickle down the throat, so as to give the drinker the full benefit and bouquet of the liquor. Yu is usually prepared from fermented tv" : Indian corn and millet or other grain.
cannot speak without jactitation, The Yu cups circulate freely among the crowd, who to save time suck in the liquor from the gourds. If a Yu jar
is on tap, which is usually the case, the Chins take it by turns to sit by it and drinking a
RECEIVING A CHIN DEPUTATION ON THE MARCH.RECEIVING A CHIN DEPUTATION ON THE MARCH.