Report of the United States Philippine Commission to the Secretary of War ... (Google eBook)

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1911 - Philippines
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Page 5 - An Act to provide revenue, equalize duties, and encourage the industries of the United States, and for other purposes.
Page 17 - That the entire indebtedness of any municipality under this section shall not exceed five per centum of the assessed valuation of the property in said municipality, and any obligation in excess of such limit shall be null and void.
Page 104 - The assistance rendered to the bureau of agriculture in preventing the introduction from abroad of dangerous communicable diseases has been especially important. To this end vessels have been disinfected, hides from provincial cattle have been inspected and disinfected, and the officers from the Marine-Hospital Service at foreign ports have cooperated in the enforcement of the regulations of this government. The immense volume of work handled by the officers of this service has been conducted so...
Page 150 - Rosario, appointed judge of the court of first instance, and on the same date Mr. Pedro Concepcion was appointed associate judge. JUSTICE OF THE PEACE COURTS. A summary of the reports submitted by the judges of the courts of first instance regarding the work of the justice of the peace courts in their respective districts covering the period from November 30, 1908, to November 30, 1909, is as follows : Criminal cases : Pending November 30, 1908...
Page 171 - Legislature appropriated 1*30,000 for student scholarships in the Philippine Normal School and the Philippine School of Arts and Trades.
Page 165 - ... expended in the enforcement of the law prohibiting the importation, sale, or use of opium except for medicinal purposes. DISTILLED SPIRITS, WINES, AND LIQUORS. Of the tax-paid domestic distilled spirits removed from distilleries for consumption, 10,382,824 proof liters were produced from other materials than grain, and 9,598 from grain ; and of the distilled spirits imported, 21,617 proof liters were produced from materials other than grain, and 378,836 from grain. There were 8,020 proof liters...
Page 18 - That the law in regard to mining be amended in order to admit the filing of more than one mining claim upon a lode by the same individual or corporation to facilitate their taking up claims for placer mines or mines under the water, and to extend the time for development of coal...
Page 147 - GENTLEMEN : I have the honor to present the following report of the work done by the...
Page 118 - ... as a people. In our schools we have emphasized the practical, laying stress upon the acquisition of English and the adaptation of number work, language, geography, and civics to local needs and conditions. The year has been the most successful of the past five in work done by pupils in our schools. This is due in no small degree to the fact that the attendance, taken as a whole, has been more constant than in any previous year. A few years ago it was scarcely possible to hold attendance of pupils...
Page 73 - The effectiveness of the constabulary garrison at Waloe has been thus greatly increased. THE DEVELOPMENT OF TRADE. In my opinion the next important step we should take in stimulating the development of the hill tribes of northern Luzon is to develop trade among them as actively as possible. In the past it has been necessary for the wild men to make long and tedious journeys to the coast towns in order to purchase the salt, cloth, steel, and other necessary articles which they themselves did not produce....

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