The contents of the Executive Order are first provided in Spanish as extracted from a copy of the Official Gazette1 filed at the National Library of the Philippines Digital Collections. A translation is provided below the Spanish version courtesy of Batangas History, Culture and Folklore, since the official English translation is unavailable at the same source.
Gobernador General Interino
Whereas, as many of the inhabitants of the neighborhoods of Luta, San Galo, Payapa, and Calicañgan have requested that they be separated from the current Municipality of Lipa, Province of Batangas, and organized into an independent municipality;
Therefore, in accordance with the provisions of article sixty-eight of the Revised Administrative Code, the twenty-four municipalities of the Province of Batangas as established by article thirty-eight of said Administrative Code and by Executive Orders Number Eighty-five, series of the nineteen hundred and seventeen, and Four and Forty-three, of the current series are hereby increased to twenty-five, separating the neighborhoods of Luta, San Galo, Payapa, and Calicañgan from the current Municipality of Lipa, and organizing them into an independent municipality with the name of "Malvar," and the government residence in the town of Luta.
The Municipality of Lipa will be made up of its current territory, except that included in the neighborhoods of Luta, San Galo, Payapa and Calicañgan. The Municipality of Malvar will be made up of the territory included in the current neighborhoods of Luta, San Galo, Payapa and Calicañgan.
The organization hereby prescribed shall take effect on the first day of January nineteen hundred and nineteen hundred and nineteen.
Interim Governor General
Notes and references:
1 “Gazeta Oficial,” published January 1919 by the Philippine Government, online at the National Library of the Philippines Digital Collections.