Lutheran Woman's Work Volume 15

Lutheran Woman's Work Volume 15

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...which look like s-tilts. One of the sports which they enjoy is to take a long pole, and chase "snake doctors." Then they get them to stick to the end of the pole, and taking the pole down they catch these insects and play with them. Can anyone guess what these things are hanging from this line? They are Japanese lanterns, which we use at home often to decorate lawns, etc., for celebrations. But in Japan they are not used for ornaments, but are very useful. The men and women who go out after night always carry such a lantern to show them the way, and on teams, bicycles, and rickshas, in the night there are always such lanterns. / And the Japanese people do not use knives and forks. They do not eat with their fingers either. But they use what are called chopsticks. They are simply two small smooth wooden sticks, between which the food is squeezed and shoved into their months. However, they do not only eat with such queer looking instruments, butthey drink their tea from a different sort of cup than we use in America. Here at home, we have a large tea pot full, and big cups. But in Japan the cups are rather small, and early springtime, the conference meetings first calling together the busy workers of their respective districts. These meetings were chiefly institutes on methods, with inspiring addresses by missionaries on furlough. The season of synodical conventions was opened by the Pacific Synodical Society, in January, and followed by the conventions of the Illinois, Ohio, West Virginia and the Ministerium of Pennsylvania Societies. Notonly were reports of the year's activities rendered but earnest appeals were made by Mrs. Emma Gerberding-Lippard on behalf of Japan. Dr. Betty Nilsson speaking for India and Charles L....show more

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  • Paperback | 322 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 576g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236759788
  • 9781236759788