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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May 24, 1936

Conflict between Don Vicente Singson, head of the Rice and Corn Corporation, and Collector of Customs Aldanese who insists on duty being paid on imports of rice from Saigon. Singson refuses to pay. Aldanese says that the Corporation makes a profit and must pay duty. (No doubt this is on the side of Chinese dealers..

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March 24, 1936

At the office. Miguel Unson, to whom I reported that Quezon told me he had instructed him (Unson) that I was to sit with the Government Survey Board replied: "It must be so because he said so, but I never heard it." Said he would try again to see Quezon tomorrow. Usual crowd of office..

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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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