AMERICAN LIFE IN MANILA.
IT IS sixteen years since Uncle Sam acquired the Philippine Islands, by one of those accidents that sometimes happen even in the best regulated nations. The visitora s expression today is that we might have fared worse, but could hardly have gone farther.
Manila is more distant from the United States than almost any port for which the American globe-trotter sets sail. He is met by a flutter of Stars and Stripes, hundreds of flags waving over Government buildings, schools and hospitals. The soda fountain is in evidence. Perhaps you have heard of the
WORKS OF THE PHILIPPINE VEGETABLE OIL COMPANY, MANILA.