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Friday, March 6, 1942

Mrs, White died in Manapla Hospital after giving birth to baby boy. Had come to Negros from Mindanao to have Dr. Davis deliver baby and then Dr. Davis was sent by army to Mindanao. Only white doctor, Dr. Smith, mill doctor of Insular Lumber Company, old, behind the times, uncouth. All good nurses from hospital were taken with Dr. Davis to battlefront in Mindanao. Shortage of morphine and drugs on island also. Infant son cannot be taken to
Mindanao by father due to uncertainty of transportation, possibility of bombing, and likelihood of delay on trip.