West of the White House, in the city of Washington, rises the great pile that is the State, War and Navy Building. Therein sit two gentlemen who are in charge of the U. S. policy in the Far East. One of them is the Secretary of State, whose subordinates at Tokyo, at Peking, post to do his bidding. The other is the Secretary of War, whose subordinate at Manila functions as the Governor General of the Philippines.

But there are also other Americans who, unofficially, represent the U. S....

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