February 27, 1970

PAGE 97 Office of the President of the Philippines Malacañang     February 27, 1970 Friday     10:30 PM   The Manila Police early this morning (two hours after the rioting) raided the Philippine College of Commerce with a search warrant from Judge Jarencio and arrested 38 persons including students, professors and paid vandals..

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June 11, 1936

Arrived early in Jolo. The party went off to tour the island, while Quezon took me swimming to a beach half an hour by motor from Jolo, an ideal strand and cool crystal water. This is the only proper swimming place we have yet found. We were followed by Major Gallardo and six soldiers, who..

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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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April 5, 1936

Arrived at 1 p.m. at Iligan, but such a heavy sea was running we could not land at the pier. All were greatly disappointed not to go up to Dansalan, being anxious to be on the scene of last week's fighting. Quezon talked a little of the Moros. He has given the Constabulary an absolutely..

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March 19, 1936

Arrived at Zamboanga one hour before the Mayon which brought Quezon, his daughter "Baby" and a considerable suite. Walk up to market place where Assemblyman Alano introduced Quezon who spoke in Spanish. His address was on the duties of citizenship and the relations of the provinces with the Commonwealth Government; said also that whereas in..

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April 28, 1911

On the 28th of April at 11 'clock in the evening, I said farewell to a regiment of friends, the town and to Jolo. A number of us sailed on the steamboat Warren towards Manila. The steamboat also carried the bodies of Lieutenant Rodney and Sergeant Ferguson.

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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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April 16-18, 1911

In the month of March I had shooting drills and made the grade of "Marksman" and "Sharpshooter." On Easter, the 16th of April, Lieutenant Radney from Cavalry Regiment No.2 was killed and cut to pieces. He was killed by a fanatic Moro, who was shot on the spot and thrown into the sea with a..

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