National Geographic : 1934 Jun
AN UNBELIEVER JOINS THE HADJ / 'I / PILGRIM SHIPS ARE CROWDED LIKE ARMY TRANSPORTS Bringing their own bedding and food, pilgrims crowd the decks, talking and praying inces santly. Sometimes disease breaks out; men who die are thrown overboard. But that is nothing to grieve over, since those who die on the Hadj go straight to Paradise! Here Moslems from Java lean over the rail and dicker with Jidda boatmen for the short sail to shore and a night's lodging. 773 *^. ,"