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|U.S. Army officers in front of the Governor's Building in 1900. Image digitally extracted from the 1990 publication “The Life and Times of Dennis E. Nolan.”|
Report of the Governor of Batangas Province.
that the deficiency in the service under the district engineer redounds to the prejudice of the provincial government that is held responsible by the public for its apparent inattention in the matter of roads. It is, therefore, urgent to fix the time during which the district engineer shall reside in each of the two provinces in order that the work may not be neglected, involving as it does neglect of the public interests and of the service.
roborates my assertion; and although the attempt has been made to fasten complicity in this matter upon the residents of Lemery, a charge in my opinion completely false, it has not been substantiated; indeed, it is the greatest cruelty to wish to add this stigma to a pueblo already sufficiently ill used through the suppression of its political personality. Taal, on the other hand, without my wishing to imply that it is indifferent to the duty that the law has imposed upon it of looking after the interests of Lemery as it would after its own interests, both pueblos being now but one municipality, through natural egoism or because of antagonisms of character between the two pueblos, or through jealousy of the latter that at one time was more prosperous than itself and is now under its aegis, does not take the interest in Lemery that it should, the result being the events which have taken place.
impossible to appoint professional men to the office, always, of course, giving preference to them, but appointing non-professionals when the former are not to be had.
|By presidents of municipal boards of health||21,800|
|By insular vaccinators up to May 31||33,428|
|By provincial sanitary employees||5,016|
making a total of 60,244 vaccinations made.
Notes and references:
1 “Report of the Governor of Batangas,” part of “The Seventh Annual Report of the Philippine Commission 1906, Part I,” published 1907 by the Bureau of Insular Affairs, War Department, in Washington D.C. by the Government Printing Office.