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MICROFILMED AT HARVARD
Office work in Calcutta-Fort-William students—The Hailey-
bury civilians—A Dumdum symposium- A borrowed moụnt
-First joys of pig-sticking-Pig-sticking v. hunting - My
first Bengal boar
“The mighty boar”—Calcutta Tent Club-Gun accident—The
tiger and the shoe - Jack Johnston — Henry Torrens-
Colonels' stories — The Howrah Jheel — Snipe at Kanchra-
para - Migration of snipe - Capricionsness of snipe-En-
counter with a panther-Boar and beater
AMONG THE INDIGO-PLANTERS.
Indigo magnates-Planters' courts—A native murder through
jealousy - Murderous propensities of the natives — Murder
of a mistress—The Kishengunj estate-Appearance in the
dock—" Lattials”- Keshub Chunder Roy—Indian wrestling
-Fighting birds- A Gwala Champion
The Damun-i-koh-St George and the young tigers—The out-
break-Reconnoitring the rebels-A volunteer expedition-
A cattle-raid — Escape from drowning-Jungle-fever-Sir
George Yule-Tiger-shooting in Behar
THE SANTHAL COUNTRY IN THE MUTINY.
With the Purneah expedition-Heading the mutineers—The
battle of the Bund-Retreat of the rebels - The Santhals
– Tipoa the headman-Santhal superstitions—Village gov-
ernment–The Santhal regiment—Dacoitee—The revolt in
Deoghur- The 5th Irregular Cavalry - Mutiny of the in-
fantry — Gregor Grant - Breaking the gaol — Trying the
prisoners-A would-be Sati-District work .
The shrine of Byjinauth Man-eating tigers — A night in a
machan — The first Byjinauth tiger — The spring-bow-A
hyena-A cave incident- Buffalo for bear—Panthers-Wolf-
shooting-Tracking a wounded tiger--A brace of tigers
The tiger of a hundred victims—“Bagh ! bagh !”—Death of the
man-eater – Difference with a mahout - Cheetahs — Bear-
shooting—Three bears— Wild elephants—The "Feksiari"
THE ELEPHANT IN TIGER-HUNTING,
Yule in the Terai-Dangers froin tiger-shooting on elephants-
Uncertainty of elephants--Elephants fussing-Elephants re-
fusing—Their cowardice-Bolting under fire-Mad elephants
- Preparations for the Terai—The camp lost-Sir Henry
A HUNTING CAMP IN THE TERAI.
Scenery of the Terai-Bees-Heat-Thirst-Evening in camp
—“Buffalo” Smith – Camp scavengers — Vultures — The
Terai shikari-Khooda Buksh— The Maharajah of Bulram-
poor—Thackwell's misadventure-Khooda Buksh's courage
-On a borrowed elephant
MIXED SHOOTING IN OUDH.
Snipe-Quails-Black-buck-Neelghai--Ghurrials and muggurs 265
RECOLLECTIONS OF THE TERAI.
Sporting companions--Shooting from the howdah-Mahouts-
Padding tigers-A tigress and three cubs--A mysterious
tiger--Smooth-bore guns-Jacky Hills-Highest record of
tigers,Tigers charging elephants-A monster python-The
preservation of the Terai — Forest fires — Jung Bahadoor's
elephant-catching camp-Pets—The mongoose-Snake and
break—Reconnoitring the rebels—A volunteer expedition-
A cattle-raid — Escape from drowning- Jungle-fever-Sir
George Yule--Tiger-shooting in Behar
With the Purneah expedition—Heading the mutineers—The
battle of the Bund-Retreat of the rebels — The Santhals
- Tipoa the headman-Santhal superstitions—Village gov-
ernment–The Santhal regiment-Dacoitee—The revolt in
Deoghur— The 5th Irregular Cavalry - Mutiny of the in-
fantry — Gregor Grant — Breaking the gaol — Trying the
prisoners—A would-be Sati—District work .
machan — The first Byjinanth tiger — The spring-bow-A
hyena-A cave incident-Buffalo for bear-Panthers—Wolf-
The tiger of a hundred victims—“Bagh! bagh!”—Death of the
man-eater - Difference with a mahout — Cheetahs — Bear-
shooting— Three bears—Wild elephants—The “Feksiari"