Through Central Borneo; an account of two years' travel in the land of the head-hunters between the years 1913 and 1917 . OT-DANUM, WEARING GOLD BREASTPLATES. TELOK DJULO. START FOR CENTRAL BORNEO 153 of our baggage was being brought up and until a new sta-tion for storing goods had been estabHshed in the junglehigher up the river. Rajimin had an attack of dysen-tery, and although his health improved he requestedpermission to return, which I readily granted notwith-standing his undeniable ability in skinning birds. He wasafraid of the kihams, not a good shot, and so liable to losehis way in th

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Through Central Borneo; an account of two years' travel in the land of the head-hunters between the years 1913 and 1917 . OT-DANUM, WEARING GOLD BREASTPLATES. TELOK DJULO. START FOR CENTRAL BORNEO 153 of our baggage was being brought up and until a new sta-tion for storing goods had been estabHshed in the junglehigher up the river. Rajimin had an attack of dysen-tery, and although his health improved he requestedpermission to return, which I readily granted notwith-standing his undeniable ability in skinning birds. He wasafraid of the kihams, not a good shot, and so liable to losehis way in th
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Through Central Borneo; an account of two years' travel in the land of the head-hunters between the years 1913 and 1917 . OT-DANUM, WEARING GOLD BREASTPLATES. TELOK DJULO. START FOR CENTRAL BORNEO 153 of our baggage was being brought up and until a new sta-tion for storing goods had been estabHshed in the junglehigher up the river. Rajimin had an attack of dysen-tery, and although his health improved he requestedpermission to return, which I readily granted notwith-standing his undeniable ability in skinning birds. He wasafraid of the kihams, not a good shot, and so liable to losehis way in the jungle that I always had to have a Dayakaccompany him. It is the drawback with all Javanesethat, being unaccustomed to these great jungles, at firstthey easily get lost. Rajimin joined a few Malays inbuilding a small float, on which they went down the river.Several Malays aspired to succeed him as taxidermist, butshowed no aptitude. I then taught one of our Javanesesoldiers who had expressed interest in the matter. Beingpainstaking and also a good shot, the new tokang bu-rong (master of birds), the Malay designation for a taxi-dermist, gave satisfactory results i

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