THE CABINET: Insular K. K. K.

Two affairs last week in the Philippines may well have caused Secretary of War Weeks to reflect upon his island charge : 1) On the 25th anniversary of the proclamation of the "Philippine Republic" Emilio Aguinaldo motored peaceably side by side with Governor General Wood to Malolos, a town about 30 miles north of Manila. General Wood made a speech declaring that the Filipinos' desire for independence was "natural and creditable" and that "all should coöperate in establishing conditions precedent to independence." Aguinaldo, in full agreement, unveiled a monument commemorating...

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