April 20, 1944 (Thursday)

“Miniong” Aquino, nephew of Speaker Aquino, dropped in at the dormitory tonight.

Although the cold of winter still drags on and on, and we do not know when it will get warm, spring is definitely here. Cherry blossoms are in full bloom and all sorts of beautiful flowers ranging from peach and plum blossoms to camellias have appeared, and now Japan looks her best in springtime wear.