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Page 428 - SIR: In compliance with your request, I have the honor to submit the following report of the work done by the Coast and Geodetic Survey in the Philippine Islands from the beginning of this calendar year to the present date.
Page 285 - I believe that this pledge has been faithfully kept. As high and sacred an obligation rests upon the Government of the United States to give protection for property and life, civil and religious freedom, and wise, firm and unselfish guidance in the paths of peace and prosperity, to all the people of the Philippine Islands. I charge this Commission to labor for...
Page 293 - I, , solemnly swear (or affirm) that I recognize and accept the supreme authority of the United States of America in the Philippine Islands and will maintain true faith and allegiance thereto; that I impose upon myself this obligation voluntarily without mental reservation or purpose of evasion. So help me God.
Page 452 - All the members of the general copartnership, be they or be they not managing partners of the same, are personally and jointly liable with all their property for the results of the transactions made in the name and for the account of the partnership, under the signature of the latter, and by a person authorized to make use thereof.
Page 297 - ... assistants and secretary of such bureau, the members of the board of health of the Philippine Islands, and the superintendent and directors of government laboratories. Act No. 168, enacted July 16, provides that persons who have taken the oath of allegiance to the United States and served as a member of the Army or Navy of the United States, and have been honorably discharged therefrom, shall be eligible to civil office in the Philippine Islands, as if they were legally naturalized citizens of...
Page 355 - That no sale or lease or other disposition of the public lands or the timber thereon or the mining rights therein shall be made: And provided further, That no franchise shall be granted which is not approved by the President of the United States, and is not in his judgment clearly necessary for the immediate government of the islands and indispensable for the...
Page 284 - ... heavy internal tax to pay the expenses of the central government. Now the people may reasonably entertain the hope that Congress will give them a tariff here suited to the best development of business in the Islands, and may infer from the liberal treatment accorded in its legislation to Porto Rican products imported into the United States that Philippine products will have equally favorable consideration.
Page 297 - ... the intention of* this provision being that the appointing power may, by virtue hereof, transfer from one office to another a person deemed competent to fill the vacancy.