THE PHILIPPINES,WOMEN: Politician v. Patriot v. Priest

THE PHILIPPINES

Politician v. Patriot v. Priest

Almost seven score and seven years ago the U. S. with patriarchal dignity named its foremost citizens to the Electoral College, allowed them in their wisdom to choose their leading patriot and biggest landowner, General George Washington, as first President of a new and independent nation. Next autumn the U. S. will launch the Philippine Commonwealth as a new and independent nation in its own image. Last week Filipinos got down to the serious business of electing their first President. The affair promised to be no...

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