The Image of War ; or, Service on the Chin Hills.
other parts they make themselves. The Chiefs' guns are usually very beautifully lacquered.
They are big feeders.
These " friendlies " were great feeders ; and so, indeed, are all Chins. They
were always eating. They put away a large quantity of food three times a day regularly. On the march, when we halted, we would often see them spread out a huge cloth, on which fk they would pile up a mountain - of boiled millet and a mass of boiled eggs, with great junks of j boiled or roast pork. Round this pile they would sit, and soon demolish it. Then a copious draught of water, and pj they were ready for anything.
group of si yin chins.
The Tashons are the most civilized.
Of all the Chins, the Tashons are the most civil-ized. In the houses of their Chiefs we found oil-lamps made of earthenwareathings } we had never come across in A any other village. The Chins, as a rule, sit round their fires, and that is the only illumination they have in their soot- ! begrimed houses. Round these fires, too, they hold |j their drinking orgies.
capt. rundall interviewing kanhow chiefs.capt. rundall interviewing kanhow chiefs.