October 11, 1972

1 12:00 PM Oct. 11, 1972 Wednesday Malacañan Palace Manila The Cotobato (North) leaders, Moslem Tururays and Christian alike, have pledged to keep the peace and support me in the proclamation of martial law and the reformation. But since fighting has broken out in the Magsanoy, Ampatuan, Pikit area I have called them to Manila..

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October 1, 1972

      11:30 PM Oct. 1, 1972 Sunday Malacañan Palace Manila Guns, Gangsters, and the reduction of the Meralco rates --these are the news that have gone big in the United States. 17,000 guns captured and surrendered is a massive number indeed which has struck the attention of the world that is preoccupied with..

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Sept. 30, 1972 Saturday

(1) 11:15 PM sept. 30, 1072 Saturday Malacañan Palace Manila Tillwan Durdin of New York Times has now reported favorably on the developments in Manila contrary to his initial reports. I attach cabled report on his story and other stories. Since the New York Times is the bell weather of American newspaper sentiment, this should..

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July 3, 1942

Today I shall delve into the confused structure of the industrial sector. Most business establishments were either voluntarily closed or sealed, while those that are still operating are under Japanese control, because in the first place, all industries capitalized wholly or partly by enemy countries have automatically passed on to Japanese hands. Among these are..

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July 1, 1942

I had thought of touching on this theme several times, but for lack of data, I had to delay doing so. We knew a few details, loose ends gathered here and there, but we lacked an overall view of the new economic organization implanted by the new economists. Neither the civil nor the military government..

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December 7-8, 1941

Events Just Preceding 1942 Sunday, the seventh of December, being the first Sunday of month, was Union Sunday. Willie was at Cavite, and I was at Pinagkaisahan. The other boys were in various places. It just so happened that some of us gave little talks to the folks about the possibilities of war and cautioned..

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