Saw Emerald Buddha at Wat Praker, King’s Chapel – twenty-two inch figure of emerald clothed in gold and sitting on a golden throne. Most beautiful thing I’ve ever seen. Absolutely astounding. Then Mother, Nora, and I went to pawnshops and I got a dress sword.

Seems as though we “rushed in where angels fear to tread.” US Naval Attache and a UP representative interviewed Clint as to what we saw.

Demonstrations have been going on in Bangkok urging government to war against Indo-China in order to recover Cambodia.

Took train for Prai at four today.