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Thur. Dec. 11/41

The streets and roads leading out of the city were choked with people leaving. Some were in trucks; taxis, caratelas, calesas and some were just walking. The railways are jammed, and the buses and streetcars in the city are filled to overflowing. I do not know where all the people are going, and I fear that they do not know either. Misos left two days ago leaving Mr. Misos to care for the place. Heard that Rufino Funk had evacuated his family and some of his sisters. But most of the friends in Pasay are remaining. At night we have one, two, or three warnings, but no dropping of bombs yet here in the city. Olongapo, Clark Field, and other places have been raided, but I do not think the damage has been anything like the damage at Nichols Field and Cavite. Late in the evening, after we had been asleep for sometime, a young man was going around to all the houses in this part warning people that the water was poisoned and not to use it. I told Cecil that I did not believe it, and sure enough, we found out in the morning that it was just a rumor started by a fifth columnist to upset the people.