lot of problems here, a great part of the a White Mana s Burden.a Tropical diseases have received special attention. Beriberi, that scourge of hot moist lands, has been unmasked and is on the way to being eliminated. Surra, a disease which attacks horses, a blood parasite spread by the fly, is receiving attention just now. It is still fatal, but the doctors think they will find a cure. All sorts of serums are made at the bureau and distributed through the country. In the tests many monkeys are required. They are numerous in Luzon and easily caught by the natives who cut a small hole in a coconut, fill the nut with rice, and tie it to a forest tree. Along comes Mister Monkey, reaches into the coconut and grabs a big handful of rice. He cannot withdraw his hand unless he lets go the rice, and this he will never do, so he is doomed through greed; for just then a native comes along and nabs him.
At the bureau, I saw a large land crab, two feet long, which
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