Second Month, 20

Our ship called at Zamboanga to-day. It is at the southern comer of the Philippine group. We had just one hour ashore. It is a beautiful little city. Close by the landing are the custom house, Govemor's residence, treasury and postoffice, all in a lovely setting of flowers and palms. We went up to the..

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Second Month, 18

At 12:15 noon to-day we left the pier at Manila on the beautiful Japanese steamship Hitachi Maru for Australia. Our kind friends, Wm. T. Hilles and wife, came down to see us off. Probably 75 attenders at the Union Church service last night seemed glad to hear an address on the relation of the church..

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Second Month, 16

Last night we were entertained at the home of G. W. Wright, a leading missionary. We were the guests of the  Evangelical Union of Manila. After a social time, in which about 35 people participated, I was called upon to speak to the company. I had felt most decidedly that a message was required of me,..

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Second Month, 14

Last night we were most generously entertained at the attractive home of Prof. Wm. T. Hilles, a Friend. Another Friend, Dr. Alvin J. Cox, of the Bureau of Science, has been exceedingly hospitable and kind to us. We have met with most sincere courtesy from many Americans in Manila. This morning found us at the..

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Second Month, 13

A crowded assembly room, with many standing, bore witness to the interest felt in the international peace question by the students of the University of the Philippines, where I spoke to-day. As on the preceding day, my address seemed to give great satisfaction to the faculty. A ride to Los Banos yesterday was very interesting...

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Second Month, 12

At 7 :30 a. m. we were on the platform of the Normal School facing about 800 prospective teachers. Men predominated, which is unusual in institutions of that character. I spoke on international peace. I was frequently applauded when making appeals to obey the law of righteousness felt in the human heart, and to carry..

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Second Month, 11

We have passed a good deal of the past two days in presenting introductions and arranging for future work. The educational institutions are most open with respect to listening to addresses on peace. I had expected not to undertake such labor in Manila, or little of it ; but in the face of such an..

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Second Month, 8

We had a hard time getting to Manila. Twice the ships we had engaged passage on were taken out of the service, but finally we got off on a *' toothpick," as my wife called it, the steamship Kueichow, a little craft of 2000 tons, and with only four cabins for first-class passengers, a tiny dining  saloon,..

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