National Affairs: Miscellaneous Mentions: Mar. 7, 1927

"Heaven would lose all its charms for me if I thought should meet nobody there but Americans and foreigners," cried Manuel Quezon, President of the Philippine Senate, as little brown men beat their palms in approbation last week. Once before he had said: "I would rather have a government run like hell by Filipinos than one run like heaven by Americans."

A siren screeched in the U. S. Treasury Building in Washington. Timid clerks rushed into the corridors, craned quaking necks. Assistant Secretary of the Treasury Dewey was irked. He had ordered all employes...

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