Tuesday, November 14, 1972

The Daily Express reported this morning that a move to change the name of the Philippines to the "Republic of Maharlika" is snowballing among the 166-man body of the Special Committee of the Constitutional Convention. Of course, it is not true that it is snowballing; most delegates have never heard of this move. Nevertheless, I..

Read more

July 15, 1972 Saturday

11:15 PM PAGE 2193 July 15, 1972 Saturday Malacañan Palace Manila Met the Mayors of Ilocos Norte with the governor, congressman, treasurer and auditor. Distributed about P8 million of their share of the excess of income tax which I have asked the BIR to allocate. Will do the same for the other provinces. Before that..

Read more

March 14, 1942

Bataan, HQ, MIS   The general looks very depressed. He talked to nobody today. He stayed in his tent smoking his pipe silently. He must be brooding about something sad. I told Fred when I said "Good morning" to the General, the old Fogie did not even answer, damn the impolite bum. (Sometimes I like..

Read more