right before Bessie returned to Manila?
M. 83 Die In 10 Hour Constabulary Clash M A N I L A , Sept. Manila Bulletin said today 83 persons were killed in a 10 hour battle, the bloodiest clash so far between the constabulary and Red Jed Hukbalahaps. The fight took place yesterday near Munoz in Nueva Ecije Province 75 miles north of Manila. The Bulletin said 81 Huks killed, including five women of "Amazon" combat detachment. special policemen were killed. The dispatch said the Huks a part of 300 who were contained inside the constabulary lines.