July 3, 1942

Met Lt. Col. Carlos Romulo, editor of Quezon's paper the Herald in Manila--noted orator--a.d.c. to MacArthur, i.e., "press agent"--still very shaky, said he was wounded once on Bataan (?). He corrected the newspaper interview ascribed to him on landing at San Francisco. He did not correct the statements to the effect that he was in..

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November 20, 1935

Last day of the Congressional visit. The hotel is in confusion and turmoil. Quezon came to say goodbye to the Vice-President and the Speaker &c. The President was very well and was quite active. Brief chat with Senators Ashurst and Gibson and Representative Treadway. Bridge with Marquardt, Wright, & Ely. The Herald gave an editorial replying..

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November 19, 1935

4-5 p.m. University of the Philippines military review of students; folk dances with sixty five couples, all students; the men were in camisas de Chino and the girls in lovely traje de mestiza. This was the first time I had seen these dances. In my day they would all have dressed in European costume and danced the turkey..

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November 12, 1935

Saw Joe Cooley who is still living in Zamboanga —told me of his success down there with dessicated coconuts.   Called at Malacañan on Vice-President Garner, but missed him. Talk with Senator Byrnes of South Carolina —mostly about fishing. In P.M. "Carabao Wallow" at Camp Nichols Club House —excellent show of jumping horses— aviation display..

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