By Leonard Davis
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After the wedding arrangements have been made and the approval of parents has been obtained, a girl may sometimes become pregnant. It is very important for a couple to be able to have children. There is, too, a ritual when, at the stage of the two families meeting to make the wedding arrangements and the brideto-be is already pregnant, the bridegroom's parents will apologise that their son has made the girl pregnant. The bride's family will then make an expression of anger, but will as quickly forget the exchange and look forward to the wedding.
Most purchases are made by buying small quantities of foods in local stores, known as sari-sari stores. Most of these have a narrow range of merchandise and sometimes very old stock, reflecting - at the level of the mass of the people- the economic reality of the country. The tourist industry has virtually collapsed. The huge hotels in Manila along the Roxas Boulevard are only one-third full. Many offer 30 per cent discount for several months of the year. In Davao and Zamboanga, once hoping to attract visitors, there seems little point in keeping the hotels open, except for the custom of a few rich local people.
And so Bonifacio, who had himself become distrustful and suspicious of his colleagues in the movement, became the victim of their suspicion and distrust. Thus, it was the very revolutionary movement which 38 The Philippines: People, Poverty and Politics he had created that misunderstood him. He and his colleagues in Cavite had no conflict of ideals. There was only a clash of interests. Not unnaturally, he sought to continue as the head of the group that he had initiated; his erstwhile followers saw fit to change allegiance at a significant moment.