National Geographic : 1946 Aug
© National Geographic Society Time Has Etched Lines on the Brow of a Kunming Merchant Business men of this type were found by the author to be keen, shrewd, and scrupulously honest. The Chinese delight in bargaining, and making a purchase may be a long and involved procedure. It is further complicated by the use of several kinds of money with rapidly fluctuating values. Kodachromes by Joseph Passantino A Bird in the Hand IsWorth Much toIts Proud Owner The cautious little fellow maintains afirm grip onhis paper and bamboo toy lest it surprise him and fly away onoutstretched wings. Like most holiday toys, it is made of flimsy, perishablematerial. Many aChinese child receives anew toy for the national festival inaugurating the New Year.