TERRITORIES: Governor Davis

Twenty-five years after his honeymoon trip there, Dwight Filley Davis last week returned to Manila. He was promptly inaugurated as ninth Governor-General of the Philippine Islands. His arrival caused a holiday. White men and Filipinos stood in the streets to cheer. In his inaugural address, he pledged himself: 1) to pursue the policies of his predecessor, Henry Lewis Stimson, now Secretary of State; 2) to oppose any limit on duty-free sugar to the U. S.; 3) to promote "an era of economic and industrial development." Independence he would not discuss.


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