National Affairs: Philippine Problem

Recently Representative Robert Low Bacon of New York, son of Robert Bacon, Secretary of State under Roosevelt and Ambassador to France under Taft, introduced a bill into Congress. Last week General Emilio Aguinaldo who led the Philippine insurrection over 25 years ago, now a good and pro-U. S. citizen in the Islands was moved to register his emphatic protest against the Bacon bill.

The bill is premised on the fact that the two races in the Philippines, Filipinos (Christian) and Moros (Mohammedans) differ temperamentally and every other way, that the Moros being in the minority are trampled on by...

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