107 The Image of War ; or, Service on the Chin Hills.
A Chin takes the keenest interest in every instrument of war. The edges of our swords are examined to see if they are sharp. He gives a little sniff of
POLITICAL OFFICER RECEIVING SUBMISSION OF TASHON CHIEFS ON THE MARCH.
contempt, if he finds they are not as keen as razors. Their own dahs and daggers are always kept beautifully sharp. Fire-arms are what always fetch the Chins.
Their eager admiring looks, are produced, indicate . a good deal to be tb themselves. Taking or shooting out the as a play to a Chin exclamations of ' tonishment are ness. The wo-from behind the chinks in the doubt, believe
when our revolvers that they would give sessors of such weapons ;un or revolver to pieces, cartridges, is as good audience. Their wonder and as-amusing to wit-men - folk peep door or through oards, and, no
LITTLE CHIN GIRLS WATCHING ARRIVAL OF TROOPS.
that the white
strangers are performing some fearful feats of magic. The men are always keen to see some shots fired. We give them an exhibition, but not always with success.strangers are performing some fearful feats of magic. The men are always keen to see some shots fired. We give them an exhibition, but not always with success.