November 7-8, 1972

  (1) 1:45 AM Nov 9th Nov. 7, 1972 Nov 8, 1972 Malacañan Palace Manila Have been busy the whole day of the 7th on the amendments to the Constitution draft of the Concon. And the first two chapters of the book (sequel to Today's Revolution--) Worked until 2 AM Met no visitors on the..

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Baguio, May 3, 1942

Father Provincial offered me a seat in the car bound for Baguio to transport supplies. This trip which we used to make in four hours now took us nine, aside from the four days of preparation and securing of permits. What delayed us most were the stops and inspections at the police outposts. They examined—without..

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March 21, 1942

The Japanese Supervisor asked me to write down the names of the five closest friends of Pagulayan in the office. I refused. He insisted. I told him I did not know. He gave me a veiled threat. I said that if I have to submit names, I would put my name on top of the..

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March 9, 1939

Last week the 1st Boeing clipper arrived in Manila, on the same day that the first unit of Mosquito fleet, a 55-foot Thornycroft motor torpedo boat, reached here. One 65 foot boat is due to arrive in a couple of months. General MacArthur has apparently been quite disturbed lately concerning the President's attitude toward the..

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June 10, 1936

All day at sea. Quezon talked of the newspaper press, and said they had always (except of the Herald--"which was founded by me (Quezon) with the money of my friends") attacked him and supported Osmeña. He added: "Murphy had daily press conferences and one a week for foreign correspondents, while I agreed to one general..

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Thursday, April 20th, 1899

Paombong, Bulacan Province, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo I am returned from a village about 2 miles beyod Malolos, Paombong, and feel thoroughly tired and sleepy and still hot or rather feeling the effects of walking miles in the fierce sun. Rev. Owens purposed the other..

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Martes 9 de Agosto 1898

No hemos sido bombardeados como nos temíamos. Ha dicho (R. P. Superior) que era seguro que veríamos arriar la bandera Española é izar la yanqui (...). La bahía se ha despejado durante la mañana, dirigiéndose unos barcos á Mariveles, otros á Bulacán y otros á Cavite. Dos barcos yanquis, el ''Mc.Culloc'' y el ''Concord'' se..

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Sábado 4 de Junio 1898

Sábese que ha salido de la Península una escuadra española el 28 de Mayo la cual todos creen que viene acá si bien á muchos les parece mal que haya salido de España tan tarde. Reúnese de nuevo la asamblea consultiva para la aprobación del reglamento. Corren noticias alarmantes pero confusas de la Laguna y..

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