CURIOUS PHENOMENON -- PANORAMA OF OUVA -- SOUTH-WEST
MONSOON -- HUNTING FOLLOWERS -- FORT M'DONALD RIVER
-- JUNGLE PATHS-DANGEROUS LOCALITY -- GREAT WATER
FALL -- START FOR HUNTING -- THE FIND -- A GALLANT STAG
-- "BRAN" AND "LUCIFER" -- "PHRENZY'S" DEATH -- BUCK
AT BAY -- THE CAVE HUNTING-BOX -- "MADCAP'S" DIVE -- ELK
SOUP -- FORMER INUNDATION -- "BLUEBEARD" LEADS OFF --
"HECATE'S" COURSE -- THE ELK'S LEAP -- VARIETY OF DEER
-- THE AXIS -- CEYLON BEARS -- VARIETY OF VERMIN -- TRIALS
FOR HOUNDS -- HOUNDS AND THEIR MASTERS -- A SPORTSMAN
"SHUT UP" -- A CORPORAL AND CENTIPEDE.
FROM June to November the south-west monsoon brings wind and mist across the Newera Ellia mountains.
Clouds of white fog boil up from the Dimboola valley like the steam from a huge cauldron, and invade the Newera Ellia plain through the gaps in the mountains to the westward.
The wind howls over the high ridges, cutting the jungle with its keen edge, so that it remains as stunted brushwood, and the opaque screen of driving fog and drizzling rain is so dense that one feels convinced there is no sun visible within at least a hundred miles.
There is a curious phenomenon, however, in this locality. When the weather described prevails at New-