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CHAPTER III - Fortieth Birthday

something for Mexico. If we don't, it will go under, no? You say you don't like socialism. I don't think I do either. But if there is nothing else but socialism, we will have socialism. If there is riothing better. But perhaps there is.'
`Why should Mexico go under?' said Kate. `There are lots of children everywhere.'
`Yes. But the last census of Porfirio Diaz gave seventeen million people in Mexico, and the census of last year gave only thirteen millions. Maybe the count was not quite right. But you count four million people fewer, in twenty years, then in sixty years there will be no Mexicans : only foreigners, who don't die.'
`Oh, but figures always lie!' said Kate. `Statistics are always misleading.'
`Maybe two and two don't make four,' said Garcia. `I don't know if they do. But I know, if you take two away from two, it leaves none.'
`Do you think Mexico might die out?' she said to Don Ramon.
`Why l' he replied. `It might. Die out and become Americanized.'
`I quite see the danger of Americanization,' said Owen. `That would be ghastly. Almost better die out.' .
Owen was so American, he invariably said these things.
`But!' said Kate. `The Mexicans look so strong!'
`They are strong to carry heavy loads,' said Don Ramon. `But they die easily. They eat all the wrong things, they drink the wrong things, and they don't mind dying. They have many children, and they like their children very much. But when the child dies, the parents say: Ab, he will be an angelito! So they cheer up and feel as if they had been given a present. Sometimes I think they enjoy it when their children die. Sometimes I think they would like to transfer Mexico en bloc into Paradise, or whatever lies behind the walls of death. It would be better there!'
There was a silence.
`But how sad you are!' said Kate, afraid.
Dona Isabel was giving hurried orders to the manservant.
`Whoever knows Mexico below the surface, is sad!' said Julio Toussaint, rather sententiously, over his black cravat.

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