Marcial Lichauco

Marcial Lichauco

(November 27, 1902– March 4, 1971). Lawyer, author, diplomat.

December 5, 1931

Concurrent resolution has 12 of Phil Leg[islature] creating a committee composed of the presiding officers of both houses and the majority and minority leaders of

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December 18, 1931

Today is Mrs. Osmeña’s birthday. We sent a joint wireless to felicitate her.  In the evening a private dinner was held in the small dining

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December 19, 1931

The weather is improving. Gloria was out on deck all day for the first time.  We took pictures, played ping-pong and deck tennis. A round

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December 20 & 21, 1931

The weather continues improving and deck sports are becoming more popular but life continues boresome.  Horse racing on deck but relatively small attendance.

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December 26, 1931

Wrote an article for the Free Press, Corrected UST papers. Sen. Montinola has been taken ill with a high fever, probably due to acute indigestion.

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December 27, 1931

Sent a wireless to Dolly[1] asking her to meet us at S.F. Furious packing all day. [1] Dolores Lichauco Sollee – Marcial’s sister, living in

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December 28, 1931

Frantic packing all day and preparing grades for U.S.T. It was very cold today but seas not rough. Captain’s dinner a failure.  Fernandez and I

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December 30, 31, 1931

Spent both days on the S.F. Ltd. bound for Chicago. We spent our time reading Hawes manuscript on the P.I. – Also a little bridge

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January 1, 1932, Friday

Arrived at Chicago 12:00 or nearly 3 hours late.  A large group of Pinoys  met us headed by Dr. Zulueta? Zialcita? and Dr. Montenegro(?)  Montemayor

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January 3, 1932, Sunday

Roxas and I to Mass at 11:00. Then called on Tirona and all together to  Guevara’s[1] for dinner.  There were about 25 there including Celia

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January 5, 1932, Tuesday

Mission called on President Hoover,[1] then conference at House Offices including Tirona to agree on sending cable to Manila for money. More conferences in the

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January 6, 1932, Wednesday

Raining and muggy. On my feet all day – to M[ontinola], McIntyre[1] in the afternoon and shopping with Sabido. O[smeña] and R[oxas] and T[irona] spent

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