Surrender of General Nicolas Capistrano, Oath 2, March 29 1901 in 2Lt. Robert B. Mitchell album 1898 to 1902

ON July 1, 2013, our new city officials headed by Mayor-elect Oscar S. Moreno will be inducted into office.

Weeks before that date, there is already a big sense of expectation among the Kagay-anons here and abroad as a new era of local governance and leadership will begin to unfold in the city of Cagayan de Oro.

However, my thoughts are not about the coming new leadership but on the past–on the local leaders that were elected in that first historic elections of 1898 under the Malolos revolutionary government of President Emilio Aguinaldo y Famy and of General Nicolas Capistrano.

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photo from http://philippineamericanwar.webs.com

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