The Image of War ; or, Service on the Chin Hills.
CHIN WOMEN SMOKING.
The Chins and
From long continued expert in aiming with his of constantly chewing or salivary secretions are always very profuse, cracks in the floors of their houses answer just as well. The unerring way they aim is quite wonderful to ^^^^^^^^^ watch. When a Chin sits
down to talk to you, he ^ * always selects a spot
near which there is ^^flfe. a convenient crack !
practice the Chin is very mouth. From their habit smoking rank tobacco, their They have no spittoons, but the
We once Chin engaged child's head, knotted The shaving was piece of hoop-ened. To facili-t h e ope rator
again expectorated on the child's head and rubbed the spittle and dirt up into a
HAKA CHIEFS AND THEIR SISTERS.
came upon a in shaving his The hair was lumps with dirt, done with a iron finely sharp-^ _ - tate the process, every now and
would thus incur their dames took mouthfuls squirted it on to the The jets of water great precision, and ceeded in putting the least noise, of satisfaction they into the darkness, the show from our comical the whole
displeasure, the old bel-of water and very gently smouldering embers, were aimed with very soon they sue-out the fire without Then with a croak disappeared again We quietly watched beds, and very thing appeared.displeasure, the old bel-of water and very gently smouldering embers, were aimed with very soon they sue-out the fire without Then with a croak disappeared again We quietly watched beds, and very thing appeared.