April 30, 1936

Called at Dr. Sison's. I must go completely on the waterwagon. Went to the Bureau of Science--then to Malacañan where I talked for half an hour with Dawson (from Shanghai) of the United States Department of Agriculture. He has been here for some weeks studying the agricultural situation: says the Filipinos are the most "agriculturally..

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April 29, 1936

Dr. Sison came to see me at Malacañan. He had advised Quezon not to leave on the Corregidor without taking a doctor along because of his infected gums which had to be lanced. The President went off with Osmeña--muchedumbre in Iloilo and in Cebu. I went to the Japan Club for the "Emperor's birthday party."

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April 28, 1936

At Malacañan. A. D. Williams had just come from a conference with Quezon, Paez and Ramon Fernandez; says the President is set on building railways in Mindanao, and "A.D." and, Fernandez tried to convince him they would not pay. "A.D." said he thought he had offended Quezon still more by replying to his (Quezon's) complaints..

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April 24-25, 1936

Long talks with Unson about the Philippine Government. He remarked that General Wood had a sense of humour and was a strong character--in some respects was a great man. Does not know why Wood vetoed the act to create a Budget Office. Unson and I discussed the Bureau of Science. He thinks it is attempting too..

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April 22-23, 1936

At Malacañan and with the Survey Board. Quezon is to return from the Visayas tonight. Dosser told me that there were 210,000 mountain people--of whom 100,000 were Ifugaos. He said that when the census of 1918 was taken and only 60,000 Ifugaos were reported, actually there were about 40,000 more of them hiding in the..

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April 22, 1936

Quezon returned on Visayas having left the Arayat on account of a small typhoon in the Bicols. Unson met him at the steamer and said he was in excellent health and spirits. He gave the President the result of the work of the Survey Board and Quezon at once appointed Assemblyman Marabut of Leyte as..

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