September 30, 1943

did not see Quezon this day; he had a Cabinet meeting for half an hour at 11:30 a.m. and then "slept" the rest of the day. Talked with Dr. Rotor and Bernstein. The latter says Quezon is emotionally very much upset with the editorials in Washington Post and Washington Star;  and very angry with Lippman. Rotor says..

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June 5, 1942

I am surprised to learn today that my high school mentor in Math is among the American POWs in Cabanatuan. He was seen by a relative tending a group of carabaos in a Cabanatuan rice mill, pulling carts loaded with rice supply for POWs. Let me pay tribute to this great hero named Aaron Kliatchko...

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August 25, 1937

The last week has been one of the most trying ones I've had on the P.I. There has been an unusually large number of difficult administrative problems to handle with the Army staff, (and incidentally I heard that the Pres. was astounded and furious at the size of our Budget). But the cause for special..

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June 6, 1936

Arrived at Iligan, route having been changed by Quezon in accord with news from the Manila Weather Bureau. The visit to Culion is now to be at the end of trip. Before making wharf at Iligan, Quezon addressed the Assemblymen, asking for funds for the development of Mindanao. He used maps, and said that an..

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April 7, 1936

At sea nearing Jolo. At breakfast I had a talk with Quezon over the Government Survey Board. He said the government had become a mere bureaucracy; I told him the Survey Board was puzzled to know how to decrease the expenses of government in accord with his wishes--was it by lowering salaries? He said no--but..

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February 28, 1936

Visit to office of the usual series of men wanting me to get them jobs. Great relief when Rafferty arrived--he has forced his partners in the Manganese Mine, to "do him right." Told me Sy Cip's brother took a Chinese "dumb head" to the United States to campaign against our attempt to make the Chinese..

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April 24, 1911

On the 24th of April, General Pershing came unannounced and the next morning at 3 o'clock took all the army on an expedition over the island. We went towards the Sultan's town of Parang, camped overnight nearby, and in the evening a larger number of Moros collected in the vicinity of our camp. We returned..

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May 16, 1902

Received letter from Sultan of Bacolod, on file, stating that he and his people desired to be friends with the Americans. Datto Grande came in and arranged to visit him with troops. --Datto Seman of Bannas visited camp & brought letter from Bacolod above cited Seman is son in law of Ahmai Maniuilang of Madaya...

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