Report of the Philippine Commission to the Secretary of War 1900-1915 Volume 4

Report of the Philippine Commission to the Secretary of War 1900-1915 Volume 4

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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. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...much of this was repair work it is very difficult to give you an exact estimate of each piece of work. The benches are about 11 feet long, well made, and with table cost nine pesos each. They are of the same pattern so generally used in Spanish times. "Catanauan has received 200 sacks to complete their house and Torrijos has 100 sacks to build a new one. These have not reported yet, for the rice is not all expended. During the past week 28 sacks were sent to Unisan to be expended in completing their new house. Special mention must be made of this barrio. They have erected one of the finest and most substantial of the new buildings, and have a good observatory on the top. This is due to the good, hard work of the 'maestro, ' and the kind help of the people, who take a keen interest in their beautiful new building with its colored and white windows. Nearly all the work was given free, except for the rice used. "All labor will average two (2) 'gantas' a day for each man. "division Superintendent." "cebd, Cebu, P. I., July 11, 1905. "No reports on the expenditure of rice have been received from Boljoon, Minglanilla, and San Remigio. However, a building is being erected from the Congressional relief rice at both Boljoon and Minglanilla. "Many of the buildings are not yet completed. "The buildings erected from the relief-fund rice will be very satisfactory when completed. "In some cases perhaps not enough rice was given to complete them. In others it is believed funds were misappropriated by presidentes or contractors. "The plan of construction is uniform. In most cases the rice was given to a contractor, who constructed the building. The presidentes of some towns gave out the contracts....show more

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  • Paperback | 356 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 635g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236537386
  • 9781236537386