Wednesday, May 17th, 1899

Cavite, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo Hot, cloudy weather. Slight shower in Manila. Up early. Ready a psalm, prayed and hastened away without cooking breakfast. A banana or two, cup of lemonade & punched peanuts took the edge off my appetite. Paid 20 cent at the..

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Tuesday, May 16th, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo Feel tired tonight & more like retiring to bed than writing a diary. Am kept on the jump from morning till night. Read a chapter in Numbers, a psalm, prayed, cooked breakfast, then turned to & wrote & copied my..

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May 16th, 1899

Paterno, upon assumption to power, as President of the Council of Secretaries, made the following appointments: Felipe Buencamino…………………………. Foreign Affairs Hugo Ilagan………………………………….. Finance Severino de las Alas………………………... Interior Mariano Trias………………………………... War and Navy Leon Ma. Gerra[1]……………………………… Agriculture, Industry and Commerce Aguedo Velarde……………………………... Public Instruction Maximino Paterno…………………………... Public Works and Communications This was known as the..

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May 16th-99

Sent with detail to Pasig to wait for cascos with our lockers. The idea was to go out in lake & drop down to Taguig but they were left at mouth of "Smith Run" and at 1 p.m. we started with them and got home, past the bamboos, fish traps and ruins --up the swift..

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