National Affairs: Praise

Henry L. Stimson, onetime (1911-13) Secretary of War, concluded last week a visit to the Philippines, departed for China, issued a statement. Said he:

"The American government has proof of its attitude toward the Filipinos in the fact that it sent Gen. Leonard Wood to the islands. No one living has made such a distinguished record of patient, high-minded service in guiding a people along the difficult road to self-government as he has. . . .

"I have witnessed also that wherever I went in the southern islands, there is almost pathetic reliance on and devotion to the, governor general by the leading...

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