But such has been the case, and until Admiral Dewey fired the shots that made Manila heard round the world, the people of these United States with but few exceptions lived and died without knowing where the stuff in their clothes-lines came from. Now that the Philippines are ours, do we want them? Can we run them? 8 24 2 Kobe Gianna Bryant Tribute Shirt Are they the long-looked-for El Dorado which those who have never been there suppose? To all of which questions even at the risk of being called unpatriotic I am inclined to answer, No.