THE CABINET: Philippine Forecasts

With the approach of the Congressional Session, there also approached Señor Manuel Roxas, Speaker of the Philippine House of Representatives, who was on his way to the U. S. to tell the War Department and members of Congress why the Philippines should be made independent.

This young-looking Filipino holds the post which was vacated by the astute Sergio Osmena who preferred to sit in the Philippine Senate under his brother politician, Quezon. It may have been that Osmena foresaw unprofitable struggles with Governor General Wood, and preferred to avoid a position of...

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