CABINET: A 'Commission

A Commission

The Philippine Independence Commission—which is to the Philippine Legislature as Mr. Hyde is to Dr. Jekyll—chose Manuel Roxas, Speaker of the Insular House of Representatives, as a Commission of one. The Commission will go to Washington to explain to the War Department the Filipino side of the Legislature's controversy with Governor General Wood. The Commission will have four technical advisers.

Inasmuch as the native Government already has two Resident Commissioners in Washington, the addition of Senor Roxas is unlikely to produce much effect...

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