February 4, 1950

Fay Bailey called for me and took me to his house. Althea greeted me cordially, and I met the German twins. Jeffrey and Janet who have been at the Brent School in Baguio but are now headed for US Drove out to new Polo Club, which "has everything", and on a big scale. Bowling alleys, polo field,..

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February 4, 1950

Fay Bailey called for me and took me to his house. Althea greeted me cordially, and I met the German twins. Jeffrey and Janet who have been at the Brent School in Baguio but are now headed for US Drove out to new Polo Club, which "has everything", and on a big scale. Bowling alleys,..

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February 6, 1945

We were up all night—we never all go to bed all at once, anyhow. The children were in the air-raid shelter but its walls are of dirt and that dirt is beginning to sift loose. The big guns are barking constantly. There must be a terrific battle going on across the river. It is maddening..

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February 4, 1945

Sunday, came the dawn. We had stayed up most of the night, but no liberation our side. The city is in flames across the river, and the telephone communication is cut. The artillery action has been steadily increasing and the demolition explosions are getting louder and more frequent. It is maddening to hear all this..

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February 3, 1945

’Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house . . . No, that’s not night, I’m mixed up. All through the house everybody's stirring, even the mice! What a night! I have to write this down, frantic though it may sound, so that I can always remember it exactly as it happened. I..

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Jan. 18 to May 15, 1942

I checked up, we had one hundred & fifty pesos, and enough rations to last about two months if we were careful. Jap planes went over our house many times a day from Neilsen Airfield to bomb our troops on Bataan, when just over us would fire a few bursts from machine guns to warm..

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Sun. Dec. 28/41

Leo and I go to the Polo Club to attend a meeting at 8:30 a.m. of all the American men here in Pasay. Discussed a number of things we might do in case of occupation by the enemy. We are supposed to meet at the Manila Sanitarium. We got back to Lerits in time for..

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April 28, 1936

At Malacañan. A. D. Williams had just come from a conference with Quezon, Paez and Ramon Fernandez; says the President is set on building railways in Mindanao, and "A.D." and, Fernandez tried to convince him they would not pay. "A.D." said he thought he had offended Quezon still more by replying to his (Quezon's) complaints..

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