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 afternoon. In the evening, Osmeña and I took Gloria and Mrs. O[sias] to movies and the Madrillion[2]  The others played poker in 801. [1] Herbert Hoover  (Aug 10, 1874- Oct..

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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 Costa (UST) who is studying in Washingon on a scholarship.  After luncheon we took Gloria to her father again and made arrangements to leave him there and have Gloria call..

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Jan 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 (?). We ate ice cream and cookies in the Filipino Recreation Center and toasted Speaker Roxas who is 40 years old today.  Then to catch the 1:45  …?... Capitol Hotel..

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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 (?). We ate ice cream and cookies in the Filipino Recreation Center and toasted Speaker Roxas who is 40 years old today.  Then to catch the 1:45  …?... Capitol Hotel..

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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 now and then.  Montinola is in bed  --  in one of the compartments  and we take turns keeping him company. Fernandez, Rodrigo and I asked Gloria to be our guest..

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