July 18, 1942

We had to suspend the special high school classes, after learning that other colleges which opened similar classes had been investigated and ordered to close. The new regime does not approve of gatherings of young people without its permission. However, we obtained permission to continue with the classes in the secretarial course, which consists of..

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July 17, 1942

Due to the increasing cost of living, the following salary readjustment has been made: 1. From ₱50 down, increase to ₱50 for permanent employees, one year in the service, regardless of merit. 2. From ₱50 to ₱100 varying increases according to merit. 3. ₱100 to ₱150—stationary. But “dead wood” will be reduced. 4. Above ₱150,..

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July 17, 1942

Yesterday morning, Cav. Maning Gomez '41, my irrepressible ExO, after coming from our Bulletin Board excitedly exclaimed, "Eureka, we will be liberated from Capas tomorrow." I went to the BB and saw a long list of officers alerted for transfer to Camp Dau, Pampanga. All from our Malolos Group are included in the list. And..

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July 16, 1942

Studying “darak” supply for horse-owners. After a survey among carromata owners, it was found out that two gantas of “darak” are being consumed by a horse daily or 1.9 kilos, say, 2 kilos a day. This food, however, is supplemented with a little copra-meal, grass and molasses. Another Japanese will be assigned to take charge..

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July 16, 1942

Yesterday, the college was officially opened. Instead of the 900 students we used to have, we now have only 90, including the special high school students. Apparently the people have become indifferent to studies, and the school no longer attracts as before. The students are noticeably serious. The uncertainty and torment surrounding them has left..

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July 15, 1942

Shoreham.During the Spanish regime, the cabeza de barangay was the collector of the cedula personal tax; he was handed a list of all inhabitants over 18 and had to produce revenue called for by the list, whether he had been able to collect it or not; as a result he was usually ruined. See references..

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July 15, 1942

The Bureau of Private Schools sent us notice that we had been authorized to re-open elementary classes. At the end of a month and a half of inspection, questions, scrutiny of textbooks, and after we had lost all hope of securing authorization since the building was partly occupied by the Army, we received notice that..

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July 15, 1942

More war prisoners released, thank God. The prison camps are death holes. Attended a meeting of restaurant owners at the Office of the Mayor. I made the following suggestions subject to the approval of the Naric and subsequently of the Military Administration: (a) Each restaurant owner shall state the name and address of their restaurant,..

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