August 24, 1945, Friday

Information from the radio: A Japanese delegation arrived in Manila and left after all information required of them had been given. The schedule is as follows: MacArthur and staff will go to Tokyo on Tuesday, August 28. Formal surrender document will be signed in Tokyo on Friday, August 31. Truman announced V. J. Day will..

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March 4, 1942

Must remember to order the conversion of corn into corn-rice to substitute for rice to be given to the Bureau of Prisons. Must look for dependable men to fill in the new positions to be created as per plan to expand the NARIC. Worried, worried, worried. Domei reports a heavy raid on Bataan by 100..

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July 9, 1936

One hour with Miguel Unson at the Survey Board, where we went over the ground of my recent conversation with the President concerning the policy of having appointive governors in the Provinces. Unson next asked my advice as to how he should go about reporting to the President three resolutions of the Survey Board on..

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December 24, 1935

Talk with Colonel Paulino Santos, director of Prisons, who assured me he believed Bilibid would be moved to the country at last --he would make his 3,000 prisoners work there and make money for the government. Touching on another subject, he strongly advocated a big river-control work for the Agno and Rio Grande Rivers, especially..

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