Sunday, June 11th 1899

Manila, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo Dist. Was roused from asleep about midnight or the “wee sma’ hours”, mornin,” by the wicked sound of a Kraggy-jorgensen rifle fired in quick succession. Succeeding the shots there was an uproar of voices somewhere in the distance, silence then..

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Saturday, June 10th 1899

Manila, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo Dist. Heavy clouds hang on the horizon all day. No rain; warm, light wind. So tired this morning that I indulged myself by lying abed until about 6.30. Then up; read a chapter in Deuteronomy and prayed to my precious..

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Tuesday, June 8th 1899

Manila, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo District More or less clouds overhanging the earth all day but no rain. Atmosphere quite cool. No rain. Sun out at times. Out of bed early. Expected to make a trip to Malolos but not feeling right physically changed my..

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Wednesday, June 7th 1899

Manila, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo Dist. Commencing early the sky was overcast with clouds. A gloomy day followed with slow falling rain. Tried to rest myself. Yesterday’s trip and heat made me quite weary. Read a chapter in Deuteronomy and prayed. Cooked breakfast of bacon,..

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Tuesday, June 6th 1899

San Fernando, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Manila A sweltering day in the tropics – very hot. Had a sweat bath since morning. Up before 6 a.m. Read 2d chapter of Deuteronomy & prayed. Cooked breakfast of coffee, bacon & oatmeal mush. Then away to the train down..

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Monday, June 5th 1899

Manila, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Manila Our four sailors departed. They left this morning before either myself or the Owens were out of bed, evidently & went out to the U.S. transport “Hancock”. They lodged in our house from May 19th to date. I spent on their..

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Sunday, June 4th 1899

Manila, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo Finished reading the book of Numbers in the old Testament. Prayed. My precious God visited me last night and gave me an experience of His wonderful love. Truly God’s love is a mystery, known only to the blessed souls, favored..

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Saturday, June 3d 1899

Cavite, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo The atmosphere is bristling with portents of coming conflict today. Private (Bro. Devine – Landrum) has just departed. He came over to see me, have prayer and say good-bye. We prayed together & I encouraged him to trust God in..

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