MANILA CIGARS. 41
Every sailorman knows Manila cigars. This is the town where they are made. The best tobacco comes from the northern provinces of Luzon Island, but a considerable quantity for the cheaper grades of cigars is grown on the islands of Panay and Negros. There are many cigar and cigarette factories in and about Manila, employing thousands of hands.
IN THE TOBACCO COUNTRY.
The bulk of the cigarettes are made by machines that are all but human. Cigars are hand made, and the deftness of the makers is well nigh as marvelous as the work of the cigarette machines.
Last year the output of all of the factories was 197,243,119 cigars and 3,668 '349.379 cigarettes. About two-thirds of the cigars are exportedA
Clarke's is bigger and better since you were here last. Same place, 2 Escolta.Clarke's is bigger and better since you were here last. Same place, 2 Escolta.