Mary Howze

Mary Howze

Mary Ingraham Henry Howze (1911--2009). Wife of Hamilton Howze. At the time the diary was written, her husband was assigned to the 26th Cavalry (Philippine Scouts) at Fort Stotsenberg (1938-1940).

October 24, 1938

Fort Stotsenburg, Pampanga, P. I. After twelve thousand five hundred miles at, & believe it or not, the magnificent speed of fourteen miles an hour,

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December 24th 1938

It’s Christmas and we are not at all in the spirit. Our little tree is bright with lights and our paper wreathes are doing their

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May 13th 1939

In spite of the date, which must have caused our two flat tires, we shot the rapids today, at Pagsanjan. Leaving Manila at seven this

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July 21st 1939

Legaspi, Albay We have just finished an excellent dinner and are looking forward hopefully to a cool night in this modern little hotel in Legaspi,

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July 22nd 1939

The wind is howling and the clouds are racing across the moon, giving us fitful glimpses of the surrounding mountains and the bay and the

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July 23rd 1939

We are back at the hotel in Legaspi and I’m nursing muscles that daily golf and riding never discovered. I’m afraid that I was not

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July 24th 1939

Legaspi, Albay When we awoke this morning it was still and hot, and Mayon clad in a transparent wisp of white, thrust her perfect cone

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