TERRITORIES: Everlasting Gratitude

One day last week Sergio Osmena and Manuel Quezon, the two great leaders of the Philippine Nationalist party, marched into the Philippine legislature arm in arm. Their appearance in that fashion was greeted with surprise and applause, for they had been political enemies since a year ago when Congress offered the Philippines freedom and Senor Quezon succeeded in defeating acceptance of the offer.

But the applause was as nothing compared to the demonstrations next day when the legislature in joint session adopted a resolution written by Senores Quezon and Osmena, promising "appreciation and...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!