March 2, 1942. Monday. 85th Day.
|Customs House Today--Picture by Greg Davis|
Will Lynch heard the clock chime from
his apartment on Dec 7, 1941
Wet, cold, lousy.
Radios and papers report Japanese winning in Java, but claims too fantastic and exaggerated for full belief.
Lost 2-1 and 2-0 in rummy to Brookhart and J.B.S.
Am finishing third volume of "George Washington" by Rupert Hughes. Excellent work.
No repatriation news.
March 3, 1942. Tuesday. 86th Day.
Sunny and warmer.
Went, with several others, to the Consulate and got several things.
Saw a section downtown wired off, due to "bomb outrages". Seems this is the Japanese method of punishing a section for not catching the perpetrator. Japanese guards with guns at the ready stood by. No entrance or exit was permitted. Shopkeepers could do no business.
War news continues no good. We wonder how much is fact of our radio and paper news.