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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January 1, 1938 Saturday

Spent New Year at Tamarao Polo Club. Dutch party w/Joe Capucom and wife & Joe Olivares w/ wife. A wonderful party. The big apple dance. Danced w/ C. Sunico. Manolo and brothers very genial. Came home 3:15 am. Went to Gen. Santos New Year Party 10:00-11:00. A big group of officers showing expansion of Army...

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December 22, 1935

Talk at the lunch table with Foley of Philippine National Bank; said he had seen the President the afternoon before; Quezon was much preoccupied with the Friar Land crisis. I asked Foley whether the Philippines could raise money on a bond issue to purchase these lands; he said it would be very difficult and that..

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December 15, 1935

Speech at 9 o'clock at the Columbian Institute before the Professional's League. Intelligent addresses before mine by two young Filipinos --Ernesto D. Bohol, the organizer was one of them; he is very sincere and straightforward. Polo match in p.m. --fast  & first rate. A.D. Williams told me of Quezon's discharge some years ago of Ernest..

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