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ORDERS

, March 4, 1904. The following is published for the information and guidance of all concerned:

The President of the United States, by order dated February 15, 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 at Parang, Mindanao, Philippine Islands, included within metes and bounds described as follows, viz:

Beginning at a point marked "A" on a map of the proposed reservation as surveyed November 19-30, 1903, and marked “U. S. Engineer Office, Zamboanga, Mindanao, December, 1903," which point is at the angle of the south side of the inner end of the wharf with low-water line of the sea; thence meandering in a southerly direction along the low-water line of the sea eleven hundred feet to a point marked "B"on the map; thence north T U east, sixteen hundred and seventy-five feet to a point “C” on the map, which is on the south of road; thence north 76° 30 east, two thousand three hundred and thirty feet to the point "D" on the map, on the right bank of the Nituan River; thence following the right bank of the river upstream, at low-water mark, a distance of two thousand seven hundred feet to the point "E" on the map, which is a large tree blazed with cross cuts; thence north 29° 44' west, nine thousand two hundred and twenty-four feet to a point "F" on the map, which is a tree blazed at the bottom and with all but one of its branches cut off; thence south 35° 26' west. ten thousand two hundred and sixty feet to a point "G" on map, which is a cross marked on the rock on the large point of land north of the wharl; thence along the low-water line of the beach to point of beginning: the bearing from point "G” to point of beginning being south 75° 34' east.

All corners have been marked by permanent rubble monuments. Area:
eleven hundred and fifty-nine acres, more or less. The bearings are mag
Detic: variation of the needle not determined.
BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR:

ADNA R. CHAFFEE,

Lieutenant General, Chief of Staff'. OFFICIÁL: W. P. HALL,

Acting Adjutant General.

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GENERAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPARTMENT,
No. 44.

WASHINGTON, March 10, 1904. L-All arms in the possession of bands, trumpeters, and musicians, other than those specified in paragraph II, General Orders, No. 15, War Department, September 16, 1903, will be turned in to the nearest arsenal or armory.

II.-Fort Worden, Washington, is designated as the headquarters of the Artillery District of Puget Sound, to take effect as soon as accommodations therefor can be provided, instead of Fort Flagler, Washington, as designated by General Orders, No. 27, Headquarters of the Army, Adjutant General's Office, March 11, 1903.

III.-In addition to the stuffed leather belt prescribed in paragraph 45, General Orders, No. 132, Headquarters of the Army, Adjutant General's Office, December 31, 1902, a saber belt made of pigskin has been adopted, of the same description as the former, and may be worn in place of the russet leather belt; a dispatch case for officers has also been adopted under paragraph 92 of the above-cited order. BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR:

ADNA R. CHAFFEE,

Lieutenant General, Chief of Staff. OFFICIAL: W. P. HALL,

Acting Adjutant General.

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GENERAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPARTMENT,
No. 45.

Washington, March 10, 1904. The trumpet call for “ gallop" in the Cavalry Drill Regulations is amended to read as follows:

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ADNA R. CHAFFEE,

Lieutenant General, Chief of Staff. OFFICIAL: W. P. HALL,

Acting Adjutant General.

MAR 23 Reca

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