Congressional Edition Volume 5426

Congressional Edition Volume 5426

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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. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ...had a very bad harvest. Palay sold at from P10 to P12 an uyon of 100 bundles, and Is to-day quoted at from P20 to 122 nn uyon. Corn, on the contrary, Is quoted at P4 an uyon of 1,000 ears, while the price reached P5. This is owing to the fact that at the present time there Is yet palay for salo. Abra sugar Is only for domestic consumption, that produced by the townships situated east of the municipalities of Uocos Sur being sold in pilones, while the bulk of it is converted into basi wine, panocha, and vinegar. Cacao was sold at P2.50 a ganta, .or P62.50 a cavan. The other products are of little Importance. ECONOMIC CONDITIONS. The financial condition of this subprovince is relatively good. The mercantile transactions resulting from the products of the last harvest, and especially from the sales of large cattle, rice (hulled and unhulled), tobacco, and corn, have unquestionably improved the financial condition of the pueblos. The money invested in public works, which has brought funds into the hands of the laboring class, has also influenced the situation. FINANCES. The sums appropriated by the municipalities and townships amounted to P47.865.35, of which P30.028.65 pertained to the 6 municipalities and P17.836.65 to the townships, as compared with P40.752.69 during the previous year, an increase of P7.112.60. Of the said P47.865.35, there was allotted for school purposes Pll.452.95, or 24 per cent; P4.988.95 for municipal works and improvements, or 11 per cent; P22.666.50 for expenses for personnel, or 46 per cent, and P8.756.95 for other accounts, or 19 per cent. PUBLIC INSTBUCTION. This subprovince has 60 primary schools, of which 18 are In the towns of the municipalities and townships and 42 in the barrios, attended by 4,219 children of more

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