ROAD BUILDING IN THE PHILIPPINES.
a new kind is introduced, some insect pest comes along and puts it out of business. The scientific fellows take a squint at it and report a new brand, a first time in captivity.a Discouraging work! You cana t get these rice-eating people to raise much else. Wea ve been all this time convincing a em that corn is fit to eat. They said at first it was hog and chicken food!a
Los Banos has one main street with a number of frame buildings, besides the regulation nipa houses. There is an a American Store,a well patronized by the soldiers. The street is really a part of the main highway, connecting Manila with Antimonan, a town on the Pacific Ocean side of the Island of Luzon, and a splendid road throughout.
The wonderful road system in the Islands came to be after many attempts and failures. Government money, appropriated to the provinces, was misspent and the roads were never repaired. Finally the Commission decided on a brand new measure. Each province was authorized to double its poll tax and spend the additional half on roads and bridges. Then 10 per cent of all the internal revenue of the Islands was voted to