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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January 6, 1932, Wednesday

Raining and muggy. On my feet all day – to M[ontinola], McIntyre[1] in the afternoon and shopping with Sabido. O[smeña] and R[oxas] and T[irona] spent the day in conferences. Took Gloria home and then returned to the hotel. R[oxas], S[abido], and F[ernandez] asked me to movies but I was too tired and so to bed...

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December 30, 31, 1931

Spent both days on the S.F. Ltd. bound for Chicago. We spent our time reading Hawes manuscript on the P.I. – Also a little bridge now and then.  Montinola is in bed  --  in one of the compartments  and we take turns keeping him company. Fernandez, Rodrigo and I asked Gloria to be our guest..

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December 5, 1931

Concurrent resolution has 12 of Phil Leg[islature] creating a committee composed of the presiding officers of both houses and the majority and minority leaders of the same, to wit, Roxas, Quezon, Osmena, Sabido, Montinola and Tirona to petition Congress for early independence as well as permit Philippine views on any matters pending in Washington. The..

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