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"No nation on earth could get
along -with- such- government;" he
said. "The U. S. does not understand
the characteristics of the islanders or
conditions existing Here.
"Tried and trained men have been
removed" from - positions of import
ance and chaos, exists.' in the islands.
Business is at a standstill and capital
that was to hay& "been invested has
"The popular ihppine assembly
is composed 6i a majority of Fili
pinos. Neither the Assembly nor the
governor has the vetoing power. By
this the check and balance which ev
ery nation on earth finds necessary
have been destroyed.
"What state would think of not
having the veto power;"
"The Filipinos cannot be ready for
self government under two or three
generations, as it will be necessary
for the people to be welded into a
nationality. Languages will have to
be-unifled, customs made to conform,
and the conflict between the Chris
tian and non-Christian races brought
to an end.
ACTRESS DAUGHTER WANTS BIG TIM'S COIN
left an estate, worth from $2,000,000
Miss Margaret Sullivan plays a
minor part as chorus girl on the Sul
livan and Consldme circuit She
sings, dances and then slips away to
the little hotel which her salary al
lows. , ,
Yet this slip of a girl was for years
introduced - by "Big Tim" and Mrs.
Sullivan, who died a year previous to
her husband, as their .daughter
Fifteen years, ago, when she was
two years old, the Sullivans took her
out of a New York foundling asylum.
Their own little girl had died, and
they hoped to'find consolation in lit
When Tim Sullivan died, Margaret
.was not mentioned in his will. She
was cut off without a ceiit.
Sullivan's- relatives declared that
he was not legally adopted and de
nied her any claim to the estate.
"The will offered for probate," said
Margaret, "is not the will my father
made in his right senses. His rela
tives kept father separated from me
and wouldn't even allow me to call '
him up on the phone during the last
year of his life."
Margaret, after contesting the will,
has finally effected a compromise.
She will get a $50,000-slice of the
San Fra'hcisco, pal., Jan. 2. Fate
loves its little ironies.
Big Tim Sullivan, the New York
congressman-, Tammany leader and
head of the Sullivan-Considine vau
deville circuit, who wandered from a
sanitorium recently to his death on
a railroad track jn New York City