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There is a lot of Chinese blood in Cavite. Every other face seems to have a Mongolian cast. For centuries Chinamen have been marrying the native women and the isolation of the place has tended to preserve the type. The town is Spanish in appearancea narrow streets, massive doorways, overhanging
A COCK PIT, TEMPLE OF TEMPLES IN EVERY PHILIPPINE TOWN.
balconies. There are one or two interesting old churches and a padre who has the history of the town at his finger tips.
When we drove back to San Roque to board the train, we met a care-free crowd returning from the cock pit. The winners were in carromatas, but the losers were on foot.
Every village, or barrio, in the Philippines has its cock pit. The cock fight is still the principal diversion of the masses, and, in spite of American frowns, retains its drawing power. Undoubtedly introduced from Mexico by the early Spaniards, it has thrived and today is the only means left the Filipino to