NMT Chapter 60: Patriotism and Self-interest (See other Noli Me Tangere Chapter Summaries)
(Napanuod mo na ba yung kwento ni Pareng Ed, isang masipag at matiyagang OFW na naubos ang pera nung na-ospital ang kanyang anak, pero nakabangon mula sa kahirapan gamit ang isang… panuorin mo ang kwento niya dito.)
The corporation of the frailocracy and the government rejoiced over Padre Salvi’s timely discovery of the planned uprising. They started dreaming about their promotions to higher levels of power because of the government’s success in quelling the rebellion.
The frailes blamed the Jesuits for corrupting the youth.
Capitan Tinong did not know what to do. He thought that he will be taken into custody because he was acquainted with Ibarra.
He had his cousin Don Primitivo called (he loves to speak in Latin).
Don Primitivo ordered that all written documents and worthless books be burned. He also advised Capitan Tinong to give a jeweled ring to the Capitan Heneral (and Capitan Tinong complied).
Still, Capitan Tinong was arrested that evening along with other rich people in Tondo, and was jailed in Puerza Santiago.