men and women from eighteen different tribes here and they cana t talk to one another unless they use English. In the shops we use English altogether.,,
As we went from shop to shop, I saw that this was a Spotless Towna and the men looked as clean as their surroundings.
a When a man enters he is placed in the lowest convict class,a said my guide. a In six months he moves to second
BILIBID PRISONERS MAKING HEMP ROPE, MANILA.
grade if he has 80 per cent of marks to his credit. Six months more, and 90 per cent will push him into the first class, with special privileges. Over 90 per cent of all the prisoners are in the first class. First and second class men wrear blue. Only the backsliders wear stripes.a
We went into the rooms where the product of the prison is on sale. There were silver articles made from old Spanish and Filipino coins; baskets, tables and chairs woven from sea-grass,