Congressional Serial Set Volume 4951

United States Government Office

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 Excerpt: ...a not very remote time, and with this end in view it has set aside and appropriated a portion of its general funds wherewith to defray the expenses of the acquisition of a lot with an area of at least 12 or 14 hectares, and of the construction of a provincial government building, a provincial jail, a provincia1 school, and other buildings of its own which it will need with the time. As to public tranquility and order, the same have not been disturbed in the least, and the province is now enjoying their beneficent and salutary effects, and such peace and tranquillity now experienced has never been felt here before. Not a single case of brigandage, cases of which unfortunately occur in other provinces among idle people of no known occupation and of evil lives, as a general rule, has been recorded in this province as is proven by the part of this report dealing with the various cases tried by and brought up before the court of first instance of Pampanga. During the period covered by this report 6.26 miles of roads, 22 bridges and culverts, and 5 buildings have been constructed 6.24!) miles of roads, 6 bridges and culverts, and 13 buildings have been repaired the dikes of the Rio Grande constructed last year have been reenforced the public square at San Fernando has been improved and arranged, and the province has acquired a steam road roller for rolling the roads. All the work mentioned was performed and carried on within the province under the inspection of the provincial supervisor, and the following sums were invested as cost of these repairs: For material, P13,796.66 for hire and freight, 12,331.92, and for wages, 126,676.27, making a total cost of 142,798.8.5. At present there are confined in this penal establishment 22 native men, 3 native women, and...