National Geographic : 1933 Jun
776 THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE Photograph by W. Robert Moore STALKS OF KAOLIANG ATTAIN THE SIZE OF BAMBOO POLES This tall millet (sorghum vulgare) is grown extensively in north China, Manchuria, and Chosen. The stalks are used for making side walls to houses, over which mud is plastered, and for fences and windbreaks. Photograph by Sidney D. Gamble THE "FIVE NATIONS POORHOUSE" TEACHES USEFUL CRAFTS Named for five races or groups in China-Chinese, Manchus, Mongols, Tibetans, and Mohammedans-it is a home for 70 boys and 20 poor men. They weave suitcases, baskets, and water dippers from coarse reeds or willows to help pay the cost of maintaining the home.