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Page 430 - 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 290 - An act regulating the salaries of officers and employees in the Philippine civil service. Since the passage of this act all requests for additional employees in the Philippine civil service have been submitted to the board for consideration and recommendation in order to secure uniformity in the service and consistency with the grades of pay established in that act.
Page 357 - 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 457 - 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 434 - Commissioner, nor any person belonging to or employed in the military service of the United States, is, or shall be, admitted to any share or part of this contract...
Page 297 - ... (o) The insular purchasing agent; (p) the superintendent of the government cold-storage and ice plant; (q) the officer in charge of the improvement of the port of Manila; (r) the chief of the weather bureau, subject to the provisions of the act creating the weather bureau;, (s) the board of health of the Philippine Islands, subject to the provisions of the act creating the board; (t) the superintendent of the government laboratories, subject to the provisions and limitations of Act No. 156.
Page 313 - That as slavery does not exist by law, and is not likely to be introduced into any of the territory acquired by the United States from the republic of Mexico, it is inexpedient for Congress to provide by law either for its introduction into, or exclusion from, any part of the said territory...