parts of the Visayas. The hospital overflowed and a lot of the lepers moved out, settling on the outskirts of the city and over on the little island of Mactan. They were never brought in and the disease has flourished. Wea ve sent over 4,000 lepers to Culion, over 400 last year. Many of them have dieda -only about 2,500 there now.a
The people in Cebu tell you that the climate is more healthful than in Manila, much drier. There were too many mosquitoes to suit me and not enough sewers. Some of the newer homes are on high ground back of the town toward the range of mountains, which forms the citya s attractive background.
Dance halls are very popular here and seem quite respectable. From the hotel balcony I could look into one across the
THE TOMB OF MAGELLAN,