Elihu Root Collection of United States Documents Relating to the Philippine Islands Volume 256

Elihu Root Collection of United States Documents Relating to the Philippine Islands Volume 256

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...under the administrative supervision of this bureau are managed and conducted on a strictly economical basis, and all transactions incident to receiving and shipping coal are characterized by promptness and dispatch. This laudable condition of affairs can be largely attributed to the painstaking efforts of the superintendent in immediate charge. Efforts have been made from time to time to have a suitable and substantial fence constructed around the Calle Pan yard, but as yet, as far as I can understand, no arrangements have been made with a view to bringing about this desired and much-needed improvement. It is therefore recommended that steps be taken in this matter in order that a substantial fence be erected in place of the extremely flimsy one that now disgraces the premises. Statement of coal received at the Manila yards and shipments made to out-lying stations. The receiving office, as a careful inspection clearly indicates, is efficiently and commendably conducted. In view of the comparatively few complaints registered by requisitioners on account of faulty or inferior supplies furnished, and the tendency on the part of certain merchants to resort to deceptive tactics in the matter of furnishing fictitious and inferior articles when they get an opportunity, it will be seen that great care and strict application to duty must necessarily be exercised in order to judiciously protect the interests of the govern ment. Practically all of the supplies purchased by this bureau are carefully inspected in the receiving office and accepted if found to be first class, or, on the other hand, promptly rejected if they do not measure up to specific requirements. CITY AND PROVINCIAL SHIPPING OFFICES. During the fiscal year there were shipped by the...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 340g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236776712
  • 9781236776716