ST. AUGUSTINE CHURCH, MANILA, THE OLDEST CHURCH UNDER THE AMERICAN FLAG, BUILT 1599*
a number and there is a formidable array of them from i to 40. You name the numbers of the things you want and the waiter gets the order straight. But when the food is sampled, you realize you are a long way from bread and pie a like mother used to make.,, There isna t much excuse for this. The market is full of good things to eat. It is poor cooking and poor service.
The situation of Manilaa s new hotel, on reclaimed land by the sea, is ideal, so perhaps one pays for the sea breeze and the view. The Luneta is to be moved over next to the hotel and again have its old position as a seaside drive. In time many fine buildings will occupy this portion of the waterfront, between the Walled City and the bay.
There are about 250,000 people in Manila and probably 5,000 of them are Americans. Five years before the Spanish-American War, there were two, a lone duo of business men. The English colony was as influential then as it is today and its