December 1, 1936

Glad November is over--somehow or other this is nearly always a worrisome month;--this year it was even worse than usual both because of Doria's illness, and by reason of the lack of discretion, not to say greediness of some of ay associates in business. At Malacañan at 9:30. Quezon was in the barber chair, just..

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June 23, 1936

Speaker Montilla invites me to accompany the Assembly trip to Cebu, but I did not accept because of the recent return of Doria. Sent Quezon memos. on (a) silver coinage and seignorage profits on silver by the Cuban Government; (b) regulations of sign-board advertising in England and Belgium; and (c) upon the Evangelista petition for..

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March 15, 1936

Visit from Colin Hoskins--who said he was rather hurt that Quezon did not let him know before accepting his resignation as a director of the Philippine National Bank, but that he thought Quezon was right in Filipinizing it, and in excluding business men from the board, because "the more successful they had been, the more..

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March 3, 1936

Reception at Japan Club. Saw Mrs Quezon who is just back from Java, and is much thinner. Talk with Speaker Montilla, a refined type of man. Asked him why his group was buying up rival sugar centrals in times like this? He said, first to get Spanish capital into Filipino hands, and also because they..

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December 7, 1935

Motored with Doria and Rafael Palma to Los Baños to inspect the College of Agriculture. Excellent plant, interesting animal industry of cattle and pigs. Also good Forestry School. Dean Gonzales and his staff of young professors, had each a Ph.D. degree from an American university. They came from all the different provinces. Palma and I..

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