National Affairs: Mission of Delicacy

Col. Carmi A. Thompson (member of the onetime "Ohio gang"), held in awe by many a Filipino as the Personal Representative of Big White President Coolidge, has come home. He landed at Seattle, Wash., last week after some five months of poking through tropic seas, doffing his white helmet to Sulu chieftains, smiling blandly at high-strung Filipino politicos. Much more than all that is recorded judiciously in his comprehensive report to the President on the economic and governmental condition of the Philippines.

It is expected that Colonel Thompson's report will urge, in effect, the...

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