Diary of Marcial Lichauco

January 5, 1932, Tuesday

Mission called on President Hoover,[1] then conference at House Offices including Tirona to agree on sending cable to Manila for money. More conferences in the afternoon.

In the evening, Osmeña and I took Gloria and Mrs. O[sias] to movies and the Madrillion[2]  The others played poker in 801.

[1] Herbert Hoover  (Aug 10, 1874- Oct 20, 1964) was 31st President of the United States, serving from 1929-1933.

[2] “Madrillon” was a “themed” restaurant in Washington DC popular with bankers, businessmen and Latin diplomats