TERRITORIES: Economics Over Politics

The politico of the Philippines is, with the possible exception of the same species in Porto Rico, the most politically-minded individual under the U. S. flag. Politics is his profession, his badge of honor. He practices it with a holy passion. Last week the ninth Philippine Legislature, packed with politicos dedicated to independence from the U. S., sat for the first time. As custom requires, Governor General Dwight Filley Davis appeared before a joint session of the House and Senate to deliver his legislative message. He was heard in stony silence and...

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