The Philippine Islands by John Foreman

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Secret Police. The Vagrant Act. 567 Army strength. Military Division. Scout Corps. 569 Chapter XXIX The Land of the Moros The Bates Agreement with the Sultan of Sulu. 571 The warlike Dattos and their clansmen. 573 Captain Pershingʼs brilliant exploits around Lake Lanao. 574 Storming the Cottas. American pluck. 575 American policy in Moroland. -General Leonard Wood. 576 Constitution of the Moro Province. 577 Municipalities. Tribal Wards. Moro Province finances. 578 Moro Province armed forces. Gen.

The Press. Spanish journalism. 351 Botanical gardens. Dwelling-houses. 353 Manila society. Water-supply. Climate. 354 Population of the Islands in 1845; of Manila in 1896. 355 Typhoons and earthquakes affecting Manila. 356 Dress of both sexes. A “first-class” funeral. 357 Excursions from Manila. Los Baños. 359 The story of Los Baños and Jalajala. The legend of Guadalupe Church. 360 Chapter XXII The Tagálog Rebellion of 1896–98 First Period The Córtes de Cadiz. Philippine deputies in the Peninsula.

The rougher class of colonist either forgot, or did not know, that, to civilize a people, every act one performs, or intelligible word one utters, carries an influence which pervades and gives a colour to the future life and thoughts of the native, and makes it felt upon the whole frame of the society in embryo. On the other hand, the value of prestige was perfectly well understood by the higher officials, and the rigid maintenance of their dignity, both in private life and in their public offices, played an important part in the moral conquest of the Filipinos.

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