1908 Proclamation Calling for a Special Election to Elect a Municipal President for Bauan
BY THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL OF THE PHILIPPINE
Whereas, at the election held on November fifth, nineteen hundred and seven, in the municipality of Bauan, Province of Baangas, Antonio Loualhati received a plurality of the votes legally cast and was certified by the municipal board of canvassers to have been elected municipal president of said municipality; and
When the said Antonio Loualhati has notified the Governor-General and the municipal council of Bauan that he declines the office of municipal president of Bauan on the ground that he is suffering from incurable ill health; and
Whereas the Governor-General deems the reasons given by Antonio Loualhati sufficient to warrant his declination of the office of the municipal president of said municipality, and it appearing that there is no officer elect to assume said office:
Now, therefore, I, James F. Smith, Governor-General of the Philippine Islands, in pursuance of section four of Act Numbered fifteen hundred and eighty-two, do hereby call a special election to be held on Tuesday, April twenty-first, nineteen hundred and eight, in the municipality of Bauan, Province of Batangas, for the purpose of electing a municipal president of said municipality. The successful candidate at this election will take office immediately after he has been declared elected by the proper board of canvassers.
In witness wlicreof I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the Government of the Philippine Islands to be affixed.
Done at the city of Manila this twenty-second day of January, nineteen hundred and eight. (108609—a23)
JAMES F. SMITH,
2 “Municipal President” in the present day will be the town or city mayor. Wikipedia.