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'J Saturday, Kay 2? 1945
Potato Sala.d
Victims Well
Recovery of fifty-five
resi dents 'of Block 27 who
Buffered from a mild case
of food poisoning on May
26 was disclosed yester
day. None of the patients
The cause of the poi- VOC0U tV tlUSQ
somng w a s aeiernunea
after laboratory tests
conducted .by Dr. .Willian
Rjiuta to be micro-organ-iina
which are connonly
associated with milder
outbreaks of food poison--ing.
The offending food
'.as a potato-salad. served
during the noon meal.
The rapid recovery was
attributod to tho ianedl-
"-8e -conrter "nuasurtW I'fiStif-qtKrtrB' prT3oc15l6fi
by tho hospital staff, catastrophic.
"'Approxiiaately "$57, 000, to
be' distributed -to Rivers'
workers as-tho 'ccmnunity's
ctr'fr6m '-the net factory
'payroll will bV' turned
f ire rn en, Need
An acute need for more
firemen i n-' Butte was
voiced' yesterday by T7il
liam Kusoj' employment su
pervisor. -'-Depleted by the
resettlement program, "the
fire station. mjfet ."recfuit.
fifte'on men" imsodiato-lyi"
he said.
Huso "poinded cut tha't a
over to the trust fund
trustees in the next few
days by the Southern Cal
ifornia Glass Canpany,
Project Attorney James E.
Terry reported from Los
Angeles yesterday.
Meanwhile on the Pro
ject trustees Firman Brown,
Hats Ando and Dr. Earl
Yusa disclosed that the
mechanics of computing the
share for each worker were
nearly complete. The dis
bursement o f checks to
write finis to the trust
fund will-not be mado" un
til' a special license has
been received from the
Treasury Department which
fire "in tho community in
thfs weather without, ade- would authorise payment to
-Water Situation Becomes Acute;
Rush- Work lb Finish New Wells
Rivers' water shortage problem has become acute,
particularly in Canal, announced T.E. Ryan, sanitary
engineer. Tuesday, Canal was completely -o;it" of water
on three different occasions.
Since November, the daily average consumption in
Canal alone increased from 510,000 to 600,000 gals.
per day. The current
shortage created undosir- Kp3li T DScHj 11110
and provents tho accumulo- jf brlGGS, JUI"! J to hasten payment following
tion of a proper reserve "Residents of Canal and the War Department order
of water in case of fire. Eutte, :nho received shoe which closed the net fac-
aliens as well as citizons
said Brown- The license is
expected soon.
The share for each work
er will be based on the
hours of work recorded on
;7RA payroll established by
him during the period that
the factory was operative,
said Brown. Residents who
have resettled will also
bo given their share, he
The trustees said that
they are-doing their utmost
New auxiliary wells are
being rushed to completion
and will be ready in two
or -thraeweeksj. Meanwhile
Ryan urgently requests "the
residents to conserve water
by every possible means in
ahowers, laundries, and
especially on lawns.
The situation must be
considered 83 a community
problem and the rpsponsi
bility of everyone to aid
in the conservation o f
warter. Unless such coop
eration i s shown, said
Ryan, it-may be necessary
to take drastic steps.
Csudama, notary pub
lic will be at Canal's
Interview .Room on Wednes
days beginning Juno 2.
repair ration certificates
fron their block nanagers
before- May 20-musthave
taer shoe? re'paired by,
Saturday, June 5, it was
disclosed. Tickets mu3t
be presented at tho time
shoes are "brought -in, and
delay in meeting with the
specified .deadline will
result in shoes not being
tory for good. The factory
which represented Rivers'
folks' greatest single"d
rect war effort ended pro
duction Tuesday.
Terry has been in Los
Angeles looking after the
interests of the Pro ject
and its residents. He is
also acting in behalf of
the Post on community trust
Ben Tsui
instead of. a charge of
20 cents a day for meals
e,s .reported in the JNEB3-
CCUR.ISRv 'charge .'of 20
cents per meal, will be
made for visiting Japanese
Am6r iaan ino luding- soldiers.
Charge of 20 cent 3 per
night for room will not be
made oxcept where visitors
occupy .living -quarters ex
pressly furnished for vi
sitors. No charge at all
will bemade "for ovscuees
visiting from other cent en,

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Gila news-courier (Rivers, Arizona), May 29, 1943
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Place of Publication
Rivers, Arizona
Created / Published
Rivers, Arizona, May 29, 1943
Subject Headings
-  Japanese Americans--Arizona--Rivers--Newspapers
-  Rivers (Ariz.)--Newspapers
-  Pinal County (Ariz.)--Newspapers
-  Japanese Americans
-  Arizona--Pinal County
-  Arizona--Rivers
-  United States--Arizona--Pinal--Rivers
-  Semiweekly, Oct. 31, 1944-Sept. 5, 1945
-  Vol. I, no. I (September 12, 1942)-vol. IV, no. 69 (Sept. 5, 1945).
-  Collected in Japanese camp papers.
-  Available on microfilm from the Library of Congress, Photoduplication Service.
-  Also available in digital format on the Library of Congress website.
-  In English and Japanese.
-  Published at the Gila River Relocation Center by the War Relocation Authority.
-  Gila bulletin (DLC)sn 83025352 (OCoLC)9427380
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