In april 1901 the auxiliary mental hospital at Semarang was closed and converted into an Auxiliary City Dressing Station (Hulpstadsverband). The NI Statutebook no. 64 of 28 January 1908 (Decision Governor-General no. 17 of 22 January 1908) regulates the staff of the Stadsverband and of the auxiliary Stadsverband. The last organization was entiteled to 1 European Dressing master at a monthly pay of f 50, besides 1 indigenous porter on f 20 monthly. The annual budget of the auxiliary dressing station mentioned: f 180 for 1 mandoer, f 240 for servants, f 120 for telephone connection and f 2952 for nursing personnel. The auxiliary dressing station (hulpstadsverband) at Semarang was closed in the 1920s (8 september 1925).
Semarang was a Residency , regency and district in the province of Central Java. The population of the city of Semarang was 218,000 of whom 12,600 Europeans and 27,500 Chinese. Semarang was a municipality with a municipal council and a mayor (Gonggryp 1934, 1287-1288).