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|A family grinding corn in Luzon during the American colonial era. Image digitally extracted from the 1898 publication “Our New Possessions.”|
instructions to their lieutenants of barrios to furnish information and to prepare their detectives to cooperate with the constabulary. On June 29, they were seen in Looc, of the jurisdiction of Nasugbu, and various platoons of constabulary went in pursuit of them, but up to the present, no news has been had of the result of this pursuit.
for agricultural work, owing to reasons which I shall state later, and the lack of the capital necessary for the purchase of tools and machinery, the great efforts and sacrifices which these farmers make to obtain so notable an increase in production are to be appreciated and justly praised. I believe, therefore, they merit some official attention, and that they ought to be efficiently aided in their struggle against such adverse circumstances.
other exterior conditions, which are healthful. Contagion is due in most cases to ignorance of the rules of hygiene on the part of the sick as well as of those about them.
1 “Report of the Governor of Batangas,” by Galicano Apacible, part of the “Report of the Philippine Commission to the Secretary of War 1908, Part I,” published 1909 by the Bureau of Insular Affairs, War Department, in Washington D.C. by the Government Printing Office.