April 7, 1936

At sea nearing Jolo. At breakfast I had a talk with Quezon over the Government Survey Board. He said the government had become a mere bureaucracy; I told him the Survey Board was puzzled to know how to decrease the expenses of government in accord with his wishes--was it by lowering salaries? He said no--but..

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July 24, 1910

On the 24th of July an unexpected command arrived, that our regiment was to sail further on steamboat Samar, we stocked up foodstuffs for several months. We sailed toward the south-west, by the beautiful Tawitawi Islands. In the morning, at 5, stopped at the most splendorous Siasi Island, the pearl of the Sulu Islands. The..

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