THE CABINET: Businessman Bacon

When he lately introduced a bill in Congress for partitioning the Philippines and establishing a second native government under the U. S. control in the islands of Mindanao, Jolo, Basilan, Siassi, Tawi Tawi and a few others, Representative Robert Low Bacon of New York dwelt chiefly upon the temperamental and tribal differences of the morose Mohammedan Moros who live in those places and the Christian Filipinos who control the present government at Manila; upon the wisdom and justice of treating these immiscible citizens as the British treated the two strains of Irishmen....

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