National Geographic : 1922 Jun
rnotograpn uy r ii r'1si11i AN EXPONENT OF ABSTINENCE IN THE MOSLEM CAPITAL Thanks to the prohibition dictum of the Prophet, orthodox Turks fraternize over thick, syrupy coffee instead of over the fiery glass of arrack. Itinerant water-venders pass through the streets with brass vessels and clinking glasses, dispensing drinks. Photograph from Solita Solano IN THE HUNGRY EAST, BEGGING ISAN HEREDITARY PROFESSION The beggar of the Orient isaprofessor ofhumanities. Grandson follows grandfather in theceaseless struggle for bread, and inthe training he becomes a student ofhuman nature and amarvel ofper sistence.