THE CABINET: Journey Continued

Last week Col. Carmi Alderman Thompson, personal representative in the Philippines of President Coolidge, leisurely journeyed on as usual after leaving Damaghete, Occidental Negros, where, as in the other southern islands, special orders had been given that fat and lean Filipino females should cease chewing betel-nuts, smoking cigars, ambling about naked. No doubt as the good steamship Mindoro cleft azure wavelets, Mr. Thompson occasionally thought of the political situation in this southern section. He knew, of course, that these southern islands contain overwhelmingly Moro, Mohammedan, polygamous and warlike inhabitants who will not pay taxes as it is against their religion....

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