January 4, 1936

Watched pelota in p.m. at Casino Español, a really good fast game. Dined later with Captain & Mrs. Lussier; all there were "army" except Doria and myself. Later I joined Quezon, Ross, Whittall, Roces and Karadag on Arayat and sailed at 11 p.m. for Lubang where we arrived early in the morning.

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December 25, 1935

Talk with Rafael Corpus, former director of Agriculture and new President of the Philippine National Bank. He told how Wood had tried to liquidate the bank; how eventually all the money supposed by Wood to be lost in sugar mills had been made good --even Philippine Vegetable Oil paid back 50%. Said he discovered more..

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