CHINA: Exercise

Not all missionaries are athletes. But the soldiers of Christ must have active bodies and many of those who preach His Word in China have introduced there the wholesome exercises practiced in the west—baseball, rugger, track. Last week in Hankow the picked volleyball experts of two rival mission schools went out to play.

Slant-eyed hooligans, brazen infidels, gathered at the fence to hoot at volleyball and Christianity. Came a troop of well-organized students from a nearby Chinese government school and joined the hooligans, broke down the fence, swarmed upon the volleyball field. The...

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