It would seem that he at first gave up the idea of joining Dewey, for on May 11 he wrote a cipher letter, giving minute directions for the preparation of signals to assist his ship in making land, by day or by night, at Dingalan Bay on the east coast of Luzon; directing the capture of the town of San Antonio, just back of Capones Islands, in Zambales, and ending with the words: "We will surely arrive at one of the two places above mentioned, so you must be prepared."
It's one of the Capones, off the Zambales coast. There's a whole flock of 'em, but the one I figure on stands out from the rest, from what I've worked." "Wilkins, at the hotel, was telling me the geodetic people couldn't find the island." "Wilkins?" Jarrow turned and looked at Locke intently. "Oh, yes. Did he say anything about me?" "Yes, he spoke very highly of you."