106 TWENTY YEARS IN TIIE PHILIPPIN KS.
prolonged, 1 packed up my things, and we left, our hearts sadder than ever at having to quit Jala-Jala on so melancholy an errand. Upon my arrival there, I was told that my friend had been taken from Manilla to Boulacan, a province to the north of that town, where it was hoped the country air would hasten his recovery. I left Anna at her sister's, and went off to join Don Simon, whom I found convalescent; my presence was almost useless, and the journey I had made resulted in shaking affectionately my former comrade by the hand, whom I would not leave until convinced that he was entirely recovered.
In order to utilise my time, I decided upon making a tour to the north into the provinces of Ilocos and Pangasinan. I hadIn order to utilise my time, I decided upon making a tour to the north into the provinces of Ilocos and Pangasinan. I had