National Geographic : 1942 Jun
00 Douglas L.Oliver By Their Handwriting They Seek to Prove Which Is the Better Christian On Bougainville three sects vied with one another in getting converts. A few years ago denominational differences broke out between villages. By wise inter vention of government officials and the European missionaries, the rivalry was reduced to spirited religion bees. The gesturing native inthe center ofthe picture has hung up a blackboard on a post and is trying to prove to the crowd that he can write better than a member of another church.