Sat., Nov. 16, 1935

Joe discovers he is on guard. Mucho boom-boom. — Helpless standing around. I wrapped up their junk, took Mira to town, mailed their G.D. gong, went to the Home Shoppe, got flowers, took them to B.J.’s, said good-bye to Mrs. B.J., got skags & came back. *** — Usual good-bye at noon. Saw a lot..

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Fri., Nov. 15, 1935

Inauguration stuff going on from 7 A.M. Blah-blah-blah. Went out to see parade & stood around till 10:30 — then came back to boat. Police balled things up. Slept in P.M. Joe & Mira went to fire-works. I went to B.J.’s for chow (Walthalls, Powells (Navy), Collins) Collins brought me back to boat. Room full..

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Wed., Nov. 13, 1935

Up at 7:00, — & after breakfast went to Baguio & poked around market till 11:00. Then to silver place (convent; high prices) & back to lunch. Shoved off at 2:00 for Manila & got to boat at 8:00. Beautiful ride down the gorge. Had daylight till 5:45 — very good road most of the..

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Tues., Nov. 12, 1935

A.M. saw Walthall, B.J., Sturgill, Knox, Callwell, etc. Got duty status on boat. Went to Nat’! City Bank & The Home Shoppe. Got a couple of bags. Back for lunch. Shoved off at 1:30 for Baguio. — Through Villasis by sundown. In Baguio at 8:00. (Negrottos etc. there). — Had chow — dog steak —..

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Sun., Nov. 10, 1935

Up at 4:30 to see the shove-off. Under way at 5:00. Moon just down back of the Panay Mts. Dull gray morning, — no color, but balmy. Adios, Guimaras. — Lay down most of morning. Ditto P.M. Packed up, shined up, paid up. (Navy beat Penn 13-0. Pitt beat Army, 29-6!) Dinner with Gygax, —..

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Sat., Nov. 9, 1935

Up at 5:00 in the top, & the sunrise was worth it. Double rainbow aft, with a bit of the outer arc on the Panay Mts. They were a misty green, sky over them a misty orange, & the sea a deep purple. Guimaras again, after 29 years. We anchored at 7:30. Iloilo waterfront all..

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Fri., Nov. 8, 1935

Up for sunrise — pretty but not special. All the vintas shoving off early. — Most people here agree that Quezon & Co. are dismayed at the idea of having independence & will try to back-water right away. (Garrison at Zambo — 1 Co. Moro Scouts, 1 Co. Filipino Scouts, 12 off. No connection with..

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