August 1, 1945 Wednesday

Today has been declared a legal holiday to commemorate the death anniversary of Pres. Quezon. This is a very fitting tribute, Pres. Quezon will pass in history as the greatest man we have ever produced. Correctly, he can be called the father of the Philippines. He it was who was able to insure the independence..

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February 13, 1936

Evening papers carry an account of the suicide of my old friend Manuel Earnshaw in his family mausoleum at the Cementerio del Norte. This is the second suicide in our old Tiro al Blanco group--the first was Antonio Roxas. Poor Manuel with whom I had talked several times lately, was in the depths of depression..

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