March 28, 1936

At sea, bound for Manila. Quezon is trying to persuade Roxas and Alunan to go to Washington on the trade commission--they are holding back, probably for two reasons: (a)  apprehension of failure (b)  danger of appearing to interfere with Don Quintin Paredes, the Resident Commissioner. I asked Secretary Quirino jokingly whether he had suspended any..

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March 25, 1936

Busy morning at office. Miguel Unson has seen Quezon and has received instructions that I shall work with the Government Survey Board. He came in and outlined their work. The office is at the Heacock Building, and he spends most of his time there. Is worried by the belief that insufficient revenue is obtained from..

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March 15, 1936

Visit from Colin Hoskins--who said he was rather hurt that Quezon did not let him know before accepting his resignation as a director of the Philippine National Bank, but that he thought Quezon was right in Filipinizing it, and in excluding business men from the board, because "the more successful they had been, the more..

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Jan. 13, 1932, Wednesday

Conferences with Vanderburg[1] and Hawes. Lunch with Osmeña, Roxas and Alunan?[2] family who arrived last night. Hawes later came to the hotel for another conference in the evening. Called for Gloria and found Mr. Loring and Lola Loring (?) visiting Montinola.  They took her to dinner and then I escorted the two girls to the movies...

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