Diary of Alfred Burton Welch

Monday 1-23-99

Practiced in Teatro de Filipino an a.m. Took dinner in a swell joint down town. Worked on map all rest of day until retreat. Went to Luneta in a Victoria with Musician McKay –Co. B. the 13th Minn. band was playing– had a long ride down the Paseo de Bagumbayan, across Ponto [Puente] de Espana –built in 1637, to La Escolta y Call[e] de San Jacinto. Had an ice cream of goat’s milk. Back to quarters via Calle Real concepcion y Mqrs Comillas y Canonico [Canonigo]. Then we went to headqtrs, 79th, on Calle Nozaleda and senaded the Col. Wholley.