Andres Abellana had already prepped Carcar for that day of Quilat’s eventual coming and, in so doing, himself missed the tres de Abril which uprising had been moved up from the original plan for Holy Thursday, April 7.
What happened was Talisay…
The premature fervor blew a shrill whistle on what would very possibly have been a fair-strength attack wrought with some military planning, plus the option to see the thing through.
Instead, what happened as a result, into the night, the now alerted Spaniards undertook several raids. Perhaps not in gentle persuasion were secret identities extracted from the captives and one by one rounded up, leading the resistance leadership to decide on moving up any attack, and thus setting the date for the following day right away — Palm Sunday, the 3d of April, up from the 7th.–abstract of a carcarfamilies post of three parts that will appear starting 7 april, the 116th anniversary of the assassination of leon kilat in carcar