April 22, 1942

Received information that there is plenty of camote in Pangasinan, particularly in the municipalities of Bautista and Gerona; mongo, in the municipalities of Bautista and Gerona; mongo, in the municipalities of Urdaneta, Villasis and Binalonan; corn is almost all municipalities. There is no outlet for these products at present because of the dislocation of transportation..

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April 4, 1942

Commencement of NARIC purchasing operations in Pampanga, Nueva Ecija, Tarlac and Pangasinan. Said Col. Uzaki on this occasion: “I wish to impress upon you the heavy responsibility that rests on your shoulders as the vanguards of your organization. It is incumbent upon each and every one of you to do the best to purchase a..

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March 26, 1942

Had an important conference with Colonel Uzaki, head of the Army’s Food Division. I took up all the important matters preoccupying me. First, the flour distribution. He stated that as long as the amount of daily release previously fixed to authorized bakeries is not exceeded, the authority to determine who should or should not receive..

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March 9, 1939

Last week the 1st Boeing clipper arrived in Manila, on the same day that the first unit of Mosquito fleet, a 55-foot Thornycroft motor torpedo boat, reached here. One 65 foot boat is due to arrive in a couple of months. General MacArthur has apparently been quite disturbed lately concerning the President's attitude toward the..

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June 10, 1936

All day at sea. Quezon talked of the newspaper press, and said they had always (except of the Herald--"which was founded by me (Quezon) with the money of my friends") attacked him and supported Osmeña. He added: "Murphy had daily press conferences and one a week for foreign correspondents, while I agreed to one general..

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January 25, 1936

Quezon off to Pangasinan with his a.d.c. Colonel Garfinkel --to meet General Smith's army on its practice march to Dagupan. He is also probably picking up first hand information concerning Friar Land estates on his week-end trips. Excellent article by Vicente Albano Pacis in the Herald, calling on Filipinos to show more faith in themselves, and greater..

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