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, November 17, 1904. I. The following cavalry regiments are designated for service in the Philippine Islands:
The 8th Cavalry, to relieve the 13th Cavalry;
The headquarters and the 20 Squadron, 8th Cavalry (Jefferson Barracks, Missouri), will be placed en route to San Francisco, California, and will be reported to the commanding general, Department of California, in time for embarkation on the transport sailing on March 1, 1905. The other organizations named will be similarly routed and reported in time to sail as follows:
Third Squadron, 8th Cavalry (Fort Riley, Kansas), April 1, 1905;
Second Squadron, 7th Cavalry (Camp George H. Thomas, Georgia), May 1, 1905;
Headquarters and 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry (Fort Myer, Virginia), June 1, 1905;
Third Squadron, 7th Cavalry (Camp George H. Thomas, Georgia), and 1st Squadron, 8th Cavalry (Fort Sill, Oklahoma Territory), July 1, 1905.
Cavalry regiments returning to the United States will be relieved from duty in the Philippine Islands, placed en route to the United States, and upon arrival at San Francisco, California, will proceed to stations as follows:
Headquarters, 1st and 20 Squadrons, 13th Cavalry, will be placed en route from Manila on transport sailing April 15, 1905; the headquarters and 20 Squadron to proceed upon arrival at San Francisco to Fort Myer, Virginia, and the 1st Squadron to Fort Riley, Kansas, for station.
Headquarters and 20 Squadron, 12th Cavalry, will sail from Manila, May 15, 1905, and proceed to Camp George H. Thomas, Georgia, for station.
First Squadron, 12th Cavalry, will sail from Manila, June 15, 1905, and proceed to Camp George H. Thomas, Georgia, for station.
Third Squadron, 13th Cavalry, will sail from Manila, July 15, 1905, and proceed to Fort Sill, Oklahoma Territory, for station.
Third Squadron, 12th Cavalry, will sail from Manila, August 15. 1905, and proceed to Camp George H. Thomas, Georgia, for station.
The horses left by the headquarters and the 2d Squadron, 8th Cavalry, at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri, will be turned over to the Quartermaster's Department, which will take the necessary steps to properly care for them by the temporary employment of thirty two civilians, eight for each troop. These horses will be kept at Jefferson Barracks until two squadrons of the 12th Cavalry shall have arrived at Camp George H. Thomas, Georgia, when they will be shipped from Jefferson Barracks to that station.
II. The following infantry regiments are designated for service in the Philippine Islands:
The 21st Infantry, to relieve the 18th Infantry;
The organizations named will be placed en route to San Francisco, and will be reported to the commanding general, Department of California, in time for embarkation, as follows:
The 21st Infantry on February 1, 1905;
The 16th Infantry on June 1, 1905.
The organizations ordered to return to the United States will sail from Manila, Philippine Islands, as follows:
The 18th Infantry on January 15, 1905;
The 17th Infantry on July 15, 1905,
and upon arrival at San Francisco, California, will proceed to stations as follows:
The 18th Infantry at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas;
The 14th Infantry at Vancouver Barracks, Washington; The 23d Infantry at Madison Barracks and Fort Ontario, New York;
The 4th Infantry, headquarters, band, and two battalions, to be selected by the regimental commander, at Fort Thomas,
Kentucky; the station of the remaining battalion to be desig. nated in due time;
The 17th Infantry at Fort McPherson, Georgia.
With a view of filling the ranks of the outgoing regiments with men who, on the dates of sailing, will bave at least two years and three months to serve, discharges, reenlistments, and transfers will be carried out under the direction of division and department commanders, as provided in General Orders, No. 144, War Department, September 2, 1904, for the 21st Infantry.
The baggage to be transported by the outgoing regiments will be reduced to the lowest practicable limit; tableware, post exchange fixtures and similar bulky property (library and billiard table excepted), full dress uniform of enlisted men and tentage, excepting shelter tents, will not be taken. Overcoats and dress uniforms may be taken if deemed necessary by the regimental commanders; if taken only to ports of sailing, they may be packed and stored there or shipped back to former stations, as may be deemed most advisable. Enlisted men will not be allowed to have trunks or boxes for baggage. They will be allowed to take the usual locker (one to each man), their marching kits, and the telescopic cases of the pattern in the office of the Quartermaster General, the latter to be supplied by the Quartermaster's Department, one to each man, and their personal effects will be limited to what they can carry in these. Baggage accompanying troops by rail will be limited to 150 pounds per man, and any excess of this weight will be shipped by freight in advance. Property left at stations will be carefully packed, marked, listed in duplicate, and turned over to the Quartermaster's Department for storage.
Company commanders will make every proper effort to in. duce their men to make allotments of pay in favor of their dependent relatives, as provided in paragraph 1374 of the Army Regulations of 1904.
Attention is invited to paragraph 2, General Orders, No. 46, May 29, 1902, Headquarters of the Ariny, Adjutant General's Office, directing that organizations designated for service in the Philippine Islands prior to departure from their respective stations be furnished with certificates that they have been inspected and are protected against smallpox, in order to assist
the medical authorities at ports of sailing in determining the necessity for detention and observation.
Division and department commanders will by concert of action arrange the details of these movements and will promptly report hours of departure and arrival, and strength of commands, by telegraph to The Military Secretary of the Army.
The Quartermaster's Department will furnish the necessary transportation, the Subsistence Department suitable subsistence, and the Medical Department proper medical attendance and supplies.
WASHINGTON, November 21, 1904.
The following is published for the information and guidance of all concerned:
The President of the United States, by order dated November 10, 1904, pursuant to section 12 of the act of Congress approved July 1, 1902, entitled "An act temporarily to provide for the administration of the affairs of civil government in the Philippine Islands, and for other purposes" (32 Stat. L., 691), reserved for military purposes, subject to private rights, all public lands included within boundaries described as follows, viz:
1. At Jolo, Jolo, Philippine Islands, all public lands bounded as follows: a. Beginning at a mark cut in the face of the southeast wall of the city of Jolo 414 feet northeast of center of gateway in said wall (station 1): thence south 49° 22′ east, 610 feet to a stone monument (station 2); thence north 83° 11' east, 2.537 feet to a stone monument (station 3); thence south 30° 55′ west, 1,361 feet to a stone monument (station 4); thence south 59° 49′ east, 5,006 feet to a stone monument (station 5); thence north 29° 13′ east, 622 feet to a stone monument (station 6); thence north 29° 47 west, 5,326 feet to a stone monument (station 7); thence south 83° 13′ west, 2,318 feet to a stone monument (station 8); thence south 79° 13′ west, 1,462 feet to a stone monument (station 9); thence north 45° 17' west, 257 feet, more or less, to mean low-water line (station 10); thence following the mean lowwater line whose general direction is south 44° 46' west, 499 feet, more or less, to point which is on the face of the wall surrounding the city of Jolo on its extreme northeasternmost side (station 11); thence following the city wall south 44° 46′ west, 200 feet to station 12; thence along the wall, south 38° 14' east. 10 feet to station 13; thence south 46° 46′ west. 175 feet to station 14; thence south 43° 29′ east, 337 feet to station 15; thence south 46° 46' west, 87 feet to station 16; thence south 44° 21' east, 128.5 feet to point of beginning, containing an area of 339.7 acres, more or less.
b. In addition to the foregoing-described land, there shall be included all the ground which is included in a circle having a radius of 300 yards, whose center coincides with the center of Fort Asturias (Princesa de Asturias); containing an area of 58.6 acres.
The foregoing lands are shown on a map prepared in the office of the chief engineer, Philippines Division, Manila, Philippine Islands, June. 1904, marked "Map of proposed military reservation, Jolo, Jolo, P. I. Made under the direction of Capt. C. Keller, Corps of Eng'rs by H. C. Fiske, 2nd Lieut., Corps of Engineers." The bearings given are true. Magnetic variation 1° 31′ east (1898).
2. Reservation near Daraga, Albay Province, Philippine Islands -all public lands bounded as follows:
a. Main Reservation: Beginning at a point on the northeast side of the