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Eggs of Yesterday Keeping Fresh in Earthenware Jars

EGGS OF YESTERDAY KEEPING FRESH IN EARTHENWARE JARS

The diet of the Chinese has often been the cause of much merriment to Occidentals, and, undoubtedly, some Chinese have a sweet tooth for dogs and rats. The northern Chinese transport their eggs in earthenware crocks wrapped in oil paper, to keep them fresh; an unnecessary course it would appear, seeing that the Chinese do not object to eating eggs which are several years old

"This Little Pig Goes to Market" in Chinese Fashion

"THIS LITTLE PIG GOES TO MARKET" IN CHINESE FASHION

The back of a Chinese carries many a diversified load, coal, wood, town merchandise, country produce, pigs — as we see, and men, if they are rich enough to pay the fee demanded. Wide awake to the wayward nature of their present burden, these cautious countrymen have trussed him securely to a wicker sling, and in this undignified style King Porker will be borne in state to market