THE PHILIPPINES: Wasit to Paradise

His Highness Padukka Mahasari Manaluna Hadji Mohammad Jamalul Kiram II, Sultan of Sulu, gave up the ghost last June. Only independent sovereign reigning under the U. S. flag for some years, he had legally surrendered his sovereignty in recognition of his place as head of the Moslem Church in the Philippines. He had a pension from the Philippine Government, a $5,000 annual tribute in the form of land rent from the British North Borneo Company and he was in fact the leader of 500,000 warlike Moros who have always despised their neighbors,...

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