National Geographic : 1936 Dec
Photograph by George Kin Leung HERE'S WHY JOHNNY'S SO LONG AT THE FAIR In one hand is a tall rod of hawthorn berries, coated with sugar. The other holds a red glass gourd. The lad will blow through it to produce a sound like pu pu teng, hence the gourds are known by that name. Colored glass fruit hangs on the rack above (page 791). Photograph byLarl Lieb PITCH A COIN, RING THE BELL, AND GET GOOD LUCK! The shiny bell hangs in the center ofthehuge yellow disk called the"gold piece." Coins thrown at the"gold piece's eye" carpet thestone beneath apitof the Bridge that Imprisons Winds (page 776). Possibly some provident priest devised this cash magnet to insure theupkeep ofhisbeloved temple.