November 10, 1938

Arrived in Manila from the States on Nov. 5, and found a vastly different situation, so far as it affects me and my work, than from the one existing when I left on June 26. First of all, the General has apparently been stricken with the same obsessions with respect to me that he suffered..

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October 8, 1937

At 12:15 today the General had a conference (called a conference by courtesy. It was nothing but a monologue --since even when given "2 minutes" to present our views, we'd lose the floor and have to subside) in his office. Present, Ord, T.J., Fellers and myself. Fellers was unquestionably present to act as "reporter" of..

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September 29, 1936

At Malacañan, Kiko was introduced to the President in his office--which was formerly the bedroom where Kiko was born--Quezon was very cordial to him and had delightful manners with the boy; showed him about the Palace, and I myself was intrigued by all the recent improvements. The fill is completed on the riverside--to be made..

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Sat., January 9th, 1932

Spoke with Gov. Davis[1] last night and learned he was having a conference with Hoover this a.m.  Later in the a.m. it was announced that he had resigned and Roosevelt* named in his place. Rain and snow today. Took Gloria home and dined at Guevara’s and then called on Celia Costa. We are beginning just..

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January 5, 1932, Tuesday

Mission called on President Hoover,[1] then conference at House Offices including Tirona to agree on sending cable to Manila for money. More conferences in the afternoon. In the evening, Osmeña and I took Gloria and Mrs. O[sias] to movies and the Madrillion[2]  The others played poker in 801. [1] Herbert Hoover  (Aug 10, 1874- Oct..

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