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China . . . Confucius . . . Centuries and Centuries . . .-Civilization . . .
Agriculture . . . VVisdom . , . Dragons . . . The Chinaman's Life . . . A junk,
the great wall, temples, beautiful landscapes, mandarins, Sacred Edicts . . .
A street in China . . . the carts, the lanterns, a re-awakening, slow-moving,
fast-moving, scholarly, uncouth, changing, culture, perserverance, human
labor . . . jinrikishas.
Flint . . . The Vehicle City '... established only a century . . . From the
manufacturing of wheels and coaches to automobiles . . . Busy . . . Living
. . . Throbbing with the pulse of the western world . . . A nucleus for a future
great city . . . moving . . . constantly changing and improving.
China and Flint . . . Connected by material ties . . . In the early part of
this century, the 'rikisha wheels, fwheels of life . . . turning . . . turning . . .
lin China- rikishas symbolic of human laborj, manufactured in Flint, were
sent to the Far East . . . In 1931 . . . automobiles.
I11 choosing this Chinese theme for the 1931 Noroscope, the staff has
illustrated through a Chinese screen-each section of the screen a division
page with bits of wisdom from sagacious philosophers-some of the ideals
of the Celestial empire a11d has traced school life through those ideals, which
after all are fundamentally similar to ours. The theme has been connected
with Flint through the 'rikisha wheel-an Oriental market for an Occidental
manufactured product-the 'rikisha wheel-symbolic of hmnan labor-the
thing which differentiates the Far East from the West.
And So The Panorama-
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N ENTRANCE TO AMRITION
AND I-IOPES . . . HERE IN-
QUIRING MINDS ENTER
TIIE ORIFICE TO KNOXNILEIJGE.
IQUMINOUS LIGHTS CASTING PEN-
CIIQLEIJ SI-I'AIDOW'S . . . A STAIRVVAY
'HAI.F-IIIDIDEN 'IN VAGUE OBSCUR-
ITV ...' HALF-EXPOSED TO SUN-
LIGHT FLOODING ,IN THE VVINIJONN'
. . . ACTING AS A BEACON-LIGHT
TRULY THE BEGINNING . . . TI-II-I
FIRST RISING OF THE CURTAIN
FOR ASP! RATION.
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