Congressional Edition Volume 5277

Congressional Edition Volume 5277

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...this province. 2. A school of arts and trades, the probable cost whereof (115,000) will be defrayed from the 120,000 intended exclusively for the construction of this building and a dormitory, also donated by the Commission. The work on the dormitory will be commenced as soon as the necessary material has been secured. The lumber is to be furnished fn- of charge by the municipal councils of Aicala and Baggao. A part of this lumber has already arrived in the provincial capital. PUBLIC INSTRUCTION. The enthusiasm of the youth of Cagayan for education continues. Every year an increase is noticed in the number of children who attend the schools established in all the municipalities. The building in the capital which serves as a provincial school is now too small, and plans are on foot for enlarging it. The same is the case with the attendance at the Colegio de San Jacinto, established by the Dominican Older, which is increasing every year. Another school, exclusively for girls, has lately been established in the capital. It is under the direction of the Sisters of St. Paul de Chartres and has already an attendance of over 1tK) girls, consisting of boarding and day pupils. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SANITATION. Public health could not be more satisfactory. There is a good deal of malarial fever, but this disease is practically endemic. No contagious disease, such as cholera and smallpox, has been recorded. The average death rate was between 24 and 25 to the 1,000. DISEASE AMONG DOMESTIC ANIMALS. There have been cases of gastro-intestinal diseases and pnenmonia among the labor cattle. These diseases occur nearly every year during very dry weather, but the cases are isolated and of a mild character. They are mostly due to lack of attention on the part of...show more

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  • Paperback | 344 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 617g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236583981
  • 9781236583987