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io8 The Philippines and the Far East.
the provinces in which the friar absolutely refused to inter a body until thirty pesos ($15) were paid as fees. The relatives put together their pitiful little store, and it amounted to but $8. They begged him to accept that. He sent them away, telling them roughly that they only wasted their time and his to come to him again with less
ELEVEN GRAVES IN WALL.
(Each opening contains a body. Rents for eighteen dollars for five years. Body thrown out if rent is not paid.)
than the amount demanded. At last, by borrowing from their friends, the indigent relatives scraped the entire sum together, and the remains were buried with ceremonies in the name of the compassionate Nazarene! In the testimony of Senor Maximo Viola, given before the Civil Commission, he says:
aIf the dying person is a pauper, with no one to pay fees, the Spanish friar does not go to confess him, buta If the dying person is a pauper, with no one to pay fees, the Spanish friar does not go to confess him, but