35th Day, Jan. 30, 1945

Pres. Osmeña arrives early this morning with Gen. Romulo and Col. —————. We meet in church. We have a talk and agree that I return to the Phil. We are supposed to leave at midnight tonight. I go back this morning to see Elma. We talk things over again. Instead of going to San Francisco..

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34th Day, Jan. 29, 1945

San Francisco! Beautiful lights. Five o’clock in the morning cold—after thirty years—excited, surely. An immigration officer got hold of us and almost put us up as prisoners. We are met later on by Lt. Parker—a fine chap—of fine appearance— accommodating and a very likeable man. He immediately impressed me very favorably. We eat a delicious..

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July 14, 1942

Shoreham Hotel. I found Quezon in high spirits; he had an overhaul yesterday at the Walter Reed Hospital, where they found his heart, arteries, kidneys, etc., quite sound, and ascribe his blood pressure only to nervousness. He is now all enthusiasm for writing his book, and is at work six or eight hours a day..

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July 25-August 2, 1936

In Baguio July 25-30, house hunting for next winter. Saw for the first time the interior of several houses there. These Americans may have known how to make money out here, but certainly not how to spend it. Stevenot's is a really decent little cottage; as also are Stevenson's and Kingcome's (two Englishmen). On the..

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