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 table conference was also held in Sen. O[smeña]’s suite with a dozen passengers who were supposed to be interested in the PI – mostly old hens and a few professors..

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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 room for 18 people which included the members of our party and also Mrs. Morris, Mrs. Taylor, Mrs. Witherspoon,  Miss Howard and Adorabelle (?). Also Mr. Morley (Helen Wills husband..

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