B-116968, SEP. 20, 1956

B-116968: Sep 20, 1956

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TO THE SECRETARY OF STATE: REFERENCE IS MADE TO A COMMUNICATION DATED AUGUST 24. WAS REVIEWED AT MR. BIADO'S CLAIM WAS AGAIN CAREFULLY CONSIDERED. FOR REASONS STATED THE ACTION PREVIOUSLY TAKEN WAS ADHERED TO. BIADO'S CLAIM WAS THE SUBJECT OF OFFICE LETTERS DATED JANUARY 11. ENCLOSED FOR YOUR INFORMATION AND USE ARE COPIES OF THE DECISIONS DATED OCTOBER 22. IT WILL BE SEEN. ARE SELF-EXPLANATORY. IT IS BELIEVED THAT THE CONTENTS OF THE ENCLOSURES FURNISH AN ADEQUATE BASIS UPON WHICH AN APPROPRIATE REPLY MAY BE MADE TO THE PHILIPPINE EMBASSY.

B-116968, SEP. 20, 1956

TO THE SECRETARY OF STATE:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO A COMMUNICATION DATED AUGUST 24, 1956, FROM THE ACTING SECRETARY OF STATE, ENCLOSING A COPY OF A NOTE FROM THE EMBASSY OF THE PHILIPPINES TRANSMITTING COPY OF A LETTER DATED JUNE 22, 1956, FROM MR. JOSE M. BIADO TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES, IN WHICH MR. BIADO REQUESTS RECONSIDERATION OF OUR SETTLEMENT DATED DECEMBER 8, 1950, WHICH DISALLOWED HIS CLAIM FOR MONETARY ALLOWANCE IN LIEU OF QUARTERS FOR DEPENDENTS, INCIDENT TO HIS SERVICE AS AN ENLISTED MEMBER OF THE PHILIPPINE SCOUTS.

BY OUR DECISION OF OCTOBER 22, 1953, B-116968, THE SETTLEMENT OF DECEMBER 8, 1950, WAS REVIEWED AT MR. BIADO'S REQUEST AND FOUND TO BE CORRECT FOR REASONS MORE PARTICULARLY STATED THEREIN UNDER DATE OF JUNE 14, 1954, THE CORRECTNESS OF THE SETTLEMENT WHICH DISALLOWED MR. BIADO'S CLAIM WAS AGAIN CAREFULLY CONSIDERED, AND FOR REASONS STATED THE ACTION PREVIOUSLY TAKEN WAS ADHERED TO. ALSO, MR. BIADO'S CLAIM WAS THE SUBJECT OF OFFICE LETTERS DATED JANUARY 11, APRIL 6, AND JUNE 6, 1955, TO HIM. ENCLOSED FOR YOUR INFORMATION AND USE ARE COPIES OF THE DECISIONS DATED OCTOBER 22, 1953, AND JUNE 14, 1954, AND THE LETTERS OF JANUARY 11, APRIL 6, AND JUNE 6, 1955, WHICH, IT WILL BE SEEN, ARE SELF-EXPLANATORY.

IT IS BELIEVED THAT THE CONTENTS OF THE ENCLOSURES FURNISH AN ADEQUATE BASIS UPON WHICH AN APPROPRIATE REPLY MAY BE MADE TO THE PHILIPPINE EMBASSY.