gourds were always in great request. It is intoxicating stuff too, if you imbibe too much of it, as some of us know from experience ; and it is capable of giving you a head that you will remember for many a day. This is a complaint not unknown even among the most veteran Chin topers. They frequently came to our camp for medicine to cure their headsabut they put it down to fever ! Strange how we allasavage and civilized alike try to find plausible excuses for our little failings.
VILLAGE OF KLUNG-KLUNG-CAPITAL OF THE TRIBE OF THE SAME NAME.
Rainy meather experiences.
When the weather was threatening or rainy, we usually occupied a portion
houses in a village, the owners doubling up with others. The houses, however, required a ood deal of cleaning up before they were habitable. A Chin house is usually chock-full of rubbish of all kinds, chiefly huge wicker-baskets. Then a plank or two have to be taken out of the sides to let in the light and air : for there are no windows in a Chin house, which is perfectly dark inside. The
VILLAGE OF MUNLIPI (KLUNG-KLUNG).
roof and walls are blackroof and walls are black