Report of the United States Philippine Commission to the Secretary of War ..., Part 1 (Google eBook)

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1904 - Philippines
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Page 10 - July first, nineteen hundred and two, entitled, "An Act temporarily to provide for the administration of the affairs of civil government in the Philippine Islands, and for other purposes...
Page 451 - No officer or employee of the United States mentioned in this act shall discharge, or promote, or degrade, or in [any] manner change the official rank or compensation of any other officer or employee, or promise or threaten so to do, for giving or withholding or neglecting to make any contribution of money or other valuable thing for any political purpose.
Page 682 - That all inhabitants of the Philippine Islands continuing to reside therein who were Spanish subjects on the eleventh day of April, eighteen hundred and ninety-nine, and then resided in said Islands, and their children born subsequent thereto, shall be deemed and held to be citizens of the Philippine Islands and as such entitled to the protection of the United States, except such as shall have elected to preserve their allegiance to the Crown of Spain in accordance with the provisions of the treaty...
Page 37 - ... and upon conviction shall be punished by a fine of not exceeding one hundred dollars or by imprisonment not exceeding one year and one day, or both, in the discretion of the court.
Page 436 - America in these islands and will maintain true faith and allegiance thereto ; that I will obey the laws, legal orders, and decrees promulgated by its duly constituted authorities; that I impose upon myself this obligation voluntarily, without mental reservation or purpose of evasion. So help me God.
Page 433 - That it shall be the duty of said commissioners: FIRST. To aid the President, as he may request, in preparing suitable rules for carrying this act into effect, and when said rules shall have been promulgated it shall be the duty of all officers of the United States in the departments and offices to which any such rules may relate to aid, in all proper ways, in carrying said rules, and any modifications thereof, into effect.
Page 449 - ... 2. When two or more eligibles on a register have the same average percentage, preference in certification shall be determined by the order in which their applications were filed, but neither priority in the date of application nor of examination will give any other advantage in position on the register of eligibles.
Page 449 - ... provided" that for original entrance to the position proposed to be filled by reinstatement there is not required by these rules, in the opinion of the commission, an examination involving essential tests or qualifications different from or higher than those involved in the examination for original entrance to the position formerly held by the person proposed to be reinstated.
Page 254 - That no law shall be made respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise thereof, and that the free exercise and enjoyment of religious profession and worship, without discrimination or preference, shall forever be allowed; and no religious test shall be required for the exercise of civil or political rights.
Page 682 - April, eighteen hundred and ninety-nine, and then resided in Porto Rico, and their children born subsequent thereto, shall be deemed and held to be citizens of Porto Rico, and as such entitled to the protection of the United States, except such as shall have elected to preserve their allegiance to the Crown of Spain...

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