National Geographic : 1933 Feb
CHINESE STILL SEE BEAUTY IN BOUND FEET It will be many months before these flood refugees can return to their homes. Their houses will not be free of water when the river freezes, toward the end of October; and in the spring, when the ice breaks up, the weakened foundations are likely to crumble and be swept away. Photographs by Cabot Coville THE FATE OF A PILFERER ISAROADSIDE OBJECT LESSON The placard near by stated that this man had been caught inthe act of robbing a refugee in the camp, and that the Chinese chief ofpolice had ordered his execution as an example. The head was then hung at the edge of the encampment (see text, page 250).