Philippine Local Autonomy: Hearings Before the Committee on Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, Sixty-eighth Congress, First Session, on H.R. 8856, a Bill to Enable the People of the Philippine Islands to Adopt a Constitution and Form a Government for the Philippine Islands and to Provide for the Future Political Status of the Same, April 30, May 1, 2, 3, 5, and 6, 1924

U.S. Government Printing Office, 1924 - 157 páginas
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Página 12 - Philippines as a separate and self-governing nation and acknowledge the authority and control over the same of the Government instituted by the people thereof under the constitution now in force.
Página 3 - Whereas it is, as it has always been, the purpose of the people of the United States to withdraw their sovereignty over the Philippine Islands and to recognize their independence as soon as a stable government can be established therein...
Página 14 - Allow me to call your attention to the fact that the people of the Philippine Islands have succeeded in maintaining a stable government since the last action of the Congress in their behalf, and have thus fulfilled the condition set by the Congress as precedent to a consideration of granting independence to the Islands. I respectfully submit that this condition precedent having been fulfilled, it is now our liberty and our duty to keep our promise to the people of those Islands by granting them the...
Página 95 - As Premier of Japan, I have stated and I now again state to the people of America and of the world that Japan has no ulterior motive, no desire to secure more territory, no thought of depriving China or other peoples of anything which they now possess.
Página 104 - ... the Imperial Government of Japan, and adopt the advice of the latter in regard to improvement in administration.
Página 157 - Act the President of the United States shall by proclamation withdraw and surrender all right of possession, supervision, jurisdiction, control, or sovereignty then existing and exercised by the United States in and over the territory and people...
Página 72 - The President of the United States shall have authority to suspend the taking effect of or the operation of any law...
Página 77 - Rico or of any political or municipal subdivision thereof, or by any State, or by any county, municipality, or other municipal subdivision of any State or Territory of the United States, or by the District of Columbia.
Página 137 - I do not want to take up the time of the committee but I am very much interested.
Página 10 - It is convinced that he has intended to act and has acted within the scope of his proper and constitutional authority. Thus convinced, it is determined to sustain him, and its purpose will be to encourage the broadest and most intelligent cooperation of the Filipino people in this policy. Looking at the...

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