THE CABINET: A National Issue

A fortnight ago a secret service agent caused a flare-up in the Philippines. He was accused of graft, acquitted and reinstated after his trial by Governor General Leonard" Wood. Thereupon the Cabinet — or more properly the " Council of State" — resigned (TIME, July 30).

As a result the Philippine Legislature sitting as the " Independence Commission " passed a resolution saying " this is a national issue, having behind it the unqualified approval and support of the whole people." They demanded the recall of General Wood and declared that the islands...

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