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VOL. Ill No. 30
Saturday, October 30 1943
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Fund Campaign .challenge ON HOMEfRONT
With $2,000 set as the
goal, the Rivers Coraninity
Chest campaign and National
War Fund Drive will start
hore Monday and will con
tinue throughout a week's
house -to-houso canvass.
Loaders of the major
organizations o f Rivers
community agreed that eaoh
workor in tho 'center would
to urged to contribute one
day's pay to the fund,
W.C. "Tea" Sawyer was un
animously elected chairman
of the community chest
Community leaders ex
pressed confidence that
the drivo will go-over the
top. They said that tho
youth character- building
organization, t o which
most o f the collection
will bo diverted, noeds tho
support of every working
Han and woman in the com
munity. Church leeders, Bud
dhist and Chri stian,
pointed cut that youths
will need all the enccur
(continucd on page 5)
Successful acaeptanos
and resettlement of evac
uees is a "challenge on
the home front as real as
any challenge on the tat
tlo front," declared Dillon
S. Hyer, WRA Director, in
an address before the Ro
tary Club o f Lawronco,
Kan.. 'which was broadcast
over station EEFJT of tho
same city.
Ho said that We at Coast
porsons of Japanese ancos-
Bennett Takes
Business Trip
Project Director Leroy
Bennett, who left for an
official business trip in
California, will investi
gate possibilities of got
ting machinery and equip
ment for making soap and
try had been evacuated
with no charge against
them, and the vast majori
ty of them are loyal citi
zens and residents of tho
nation. Recognizing that
evacuation was born of
military necessity, yet
after it was completed, ho
assorted that there was
and i3 "no ethical or 3e
gal justification for de
taining those who woro
loyal any longer than i3
required." "The responsi
ble agencies of the gov
ernment will do all in
their power to bring about
this restoration, but it
also must have the support
of the American public as
a wholo," he maintained.
Although the TSRA will
spare no effort in enccur-
continued en page 2)
Impatient with the de- eTVO Vl S I t
lay in payment of tho ca- i f Pv"
mouflsgo monoy, Bennett VVdShl HQ tODDC
will look into tho mattor
said Project Attorney J.H.
Terry. During Bennett's
absonco Luther Hoffman is
acting project director.
Noriyoshi Masamitsu of
28-6-D appeared boforo tho
leave clearance board this
week, didn't say a word,
but produced a slip of
paper with four big rea
sons to show his good ci
tizenship.' The board members look
ed the facts over and
unanimously docided that
Masamitsu could go to Chi
cago to work at tho ..Edgo
wator Hotel as ho wished.
Masamitsu s reason No.
1 wa3 tho eldest of his
four sons 29 -year-old
Sgt. Thomas T. at Ft. Ri
ley, Kansas. The other
three wero Sgt. Kenneth
and ?fc. Jimmy at Shelby,
and Pfc. Bob in Minnesota,
all serving in Uncle Sam's
Army from before Pearl
Father Masamitsu was
e va cua to d from Dolano
California, to the Fresno
Assembly Center and from
there sent to Jorome be
fore coming here.
He is living alone now,
and decided to keep him
self occupied by working
in Chicago.
e a v eScore
Indafinitas 27
Seasonal3 0
Short terms G
Indefinites 1,706
Seasonals 536
Short terms 30

James II. Terry, .project
attorney, will leave for
Washington about Nov. 7 to
confer with ERA staff mem
bers on legal problems re
lating to this center and
its residents, particular
ly property natters.
Among other things, At
tornoy Torry will discuss
EDO clearance, war plant
clearances, relocation
problems, and the reduc
tion or cancellation of
immigration bonds and the
status of tieaty merchant
He will visit reloca
tion offices "at New York
and Boston, noting job op
portunities, pay, housing,
and the goneral attitude
of tho people in that area
toward evacuees.
Torry expects to b e
away for a month, and dur
ing bis absence, Joseph
Omachi will take his place.
Legal secretaries attached
to the office, Matilda Hc
ttach and Iso Kofcara, will
help wi th legal papers and

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Gila news-courier (Rivers, Arizona), October 30, 1943
Contributor Names
Library of Congress
Place of Publication
Rivers, Arizona
Created / Published
Rivers, Arizona, October 30, 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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