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. 1907 Excerpt: ...apples, and lemons, be added to the sales list for the Philippine Islands. They can now be obtained only as exceptional articles, and this ...
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. 1907 Excerpt: ...apples, and lemons, be added to the sales list for the Philippine Islands. They can now be obtained only as exceptional articles, and this plan is not feasible. Cholera has prevailed in the islands for some time, and the use of native fruits is prohibited as well as the purchase of foreign fruits in the native markets. Believes there would be little or no loss in furnishing these fruits. ORDNANCE DEPARTMENT. Horse equipments. Recommends that horse equipments be taken with cavalry troops in changing station to and from the Philippines. Present system leads to lack of care followed by rapid deterioration. PACKING OF FIELD SUPPLIES. Recommends that supplies for use in the field be packed in more portable packages than at present, especially medical supplies for field hospitals, and some quartermaster's supplies, such as tents and field cots. Repacking of these is now necessary in order to get packages suitable for transportation by pack animals and cargadores. BOOKS AND RECORDS. Descriptive books of public animals are found to be very incomplete. Recommends use of descriptive cards with figures of each side and front of horse, upon which the distinguishing marks should be noted, similar to the figure cards formerly used for recruits. These cards to be made out at the time the animal is purchased, and to contain also all data in regard to purchase, and to be transferred with the animal. On account of the numerous methods in which the company funds are kept, especialty by young and inexperienced officers, recommends that some suitable permanent book be supplied for use, such as the Medical Department has. INSPECTION OF CLOSING STATEMENTS. Recommends that closing statements of money accountabilities of disbursing officers, prepared at posts under A. R. 910, be in...
All Editions of Abridgment ... Containing the Annual Message of the President of the United States to the Two Houses of Congress ... with Reports of Departments and Selections from Accompanying Papers, Volume 1
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