with tales of courage and daring, feats of little bands of soldiers who have kept Uncle Sam busy stamping medals of honor.
When the Stars and Stripes were raised on the island, we had visions of a peaceful rule. We had the experience of other nations ruling Mohammedan subjects to draw ona England in India, Egypt, Borneo and British Malaya; France in Algiers; Italy in Tripoli; Holland in the East Indies; to say nothing of Spaina s long years with Moors and Moros. We knew that the
UNITED STATES SOLDIERS ENTERING THE GATE TO JOLO.
Moros had refused to join Aguinaldoa s revolt against us. We began gently.
Colonel Scott, who had turned Apaches into farmers in the States, brought fatherly methods to Jolo. He was patient and kind. But the Sulu is ruled only by fire and iron. The Colonel was obliged to fight a powerful chief and his followers near Crater Lake, where he was terribly wounded, losing half his fingers in a bolo rush. Unwilling to give up until he conquered them, the gallant soldier tracked the fanatics, with open wounds, for three dreadful months.