December 24, 1899

We find ourselves still in Talubin. About 8 o’clock in this morning a report came saying the Americans had arrived at Bontoc, the provincial capital, the nearest town to Talubin, and distant from it two hours by the road. An immediate decision was made. The honorable president told his family and the other women that they should remain in the …

December 22, 1899

It was 7 a.m. when we arrived in Ambayuan. Here we found the women worn out from the painful journey they had suffered. They were seated on the ground. In their faces were observed indications of the ravages of hunger; but they are always smiling, saying they would prefer suffering in these mountains to being under the dominion of the …

December 6, 1899

We left this settlement at 10 o’clock p.m. and took up the march to Banane via Ambayuan. We reached Ambayuan at midnight, and we at once started for Mount Polis, which is 2,700 meters high. 0

December 5, 1899

At 2 o’clock in the afternoon we left Bontoc and headed for Talubin, which we reached at 5.30 in the afternoon. We tarried two days. 0