The Image of War ; or, Service on the Chin Hills.
However, to smash an egg with a shot-gun at fifty feet is a performance which raises you tremendously in the estimation of a Chin !
Our field-glasses of their admiration, the magnifying through the op-duces ludicrous and causing fire glasses is also a astonishment, have to exhibit to the besieging crowd talking then goes on, house produces a flask
THE BELLE OF THE VILLAGE.
come in for a share Looking through end and then posite end pro-bewilderm e n t ; by magnifying source of endless These wonders we each one in turn till is satisfied. More and the lady of the of choice tobacco-
juice, decanted from her own pipe-bowl, which she politely offers us. Our
interpreter tells her we smoke drink the juice, although we tered at the compliment us in offer-elixir. This pared by the household in Every wo -smokes a lower end of chamber con-in to which and liquid } v bowl percol-
the solution is of sufficient strength, it is decanted into little gourds. This liquid is largely consumed by Chins. They are always taking nips from these flasks,
A FRIENDLY CHAT AY IT H CHINS.
but never highly flat-she has paid ing us the liquid is pre-women of the their pipes, man and girl pipe, at the which is a taining water, the nicotine from the pipe ate. Whenbut never highly flat-she has paid ing us the liquid is pre-women of the their pipes, man and girl pipe, at the which is a taining water, the nicotine from the pipe ate. When