With 122 per cent of its
quota,the WRA staff "Army"
war bond team defeated the
'Navy" team in the Fourth
Ear Loan drive,according to a
final report issued .Arch
1. Ehe "Navy" led by Edmund B» Eakior reached 119
per cent of its quota.Walter J. knode1 was captain
of the winners *
The staff as a whole invested £16,916,30 in war
bonds and stamps. Of this,
cash sales accounted for
|6,314.30 and payroll allotments for £10,602'.
February issuance of 215
.by Mario Eecchio, center
relocation advisor, Thursday, is the first- time the
monthly figure hit the 200
mark since last May when
224 were issued. This is
the third-200-month sine o
the inception of local re
location program, with 2 71
issuances for April, 1943,
being the highest on record,
Although requests for indefinite leaves tapered off
a trifle towards the end
of the month, the relocation division is still doing
"brisk business," stated
Vol II Eo
Saturday March 4,
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The following results were announced yesterday by.
W« Eay Johnson, acting project director, on the block
meetings held within the last few days on the question
as to whether or not the present block manager was adequately supported by his block constituents as determined by a vote of confidence.
(l) In 22 blocks, vote of confidence was given to
Xne present, block managers.
(2)Two block managers failed to receive a confidence
(3) Three block managers resigned before a vote of
confidence or had signified to the block residents that
they were not interested in re-nomination, in which
case a vote- of confidence was not necessary.
r (4) One block, 7E, has
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Two Important developments resulted from the
four-day conclave held at
the Ella relocation center
not held its election as
-yet because the recent fire
in the mess hall has deprived the block of a place
(5) One election is be-
ing reviewed to determine
the validity of the manner
in which the election was
held and votes recorded.
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Third group of 11 i-.ma-
cheans, consisting of four
families, left Lamar for
Crystal City, Texas, internment camp Thursday morning, at 6530 o'clock, according to Sara A. Brown,
last week, according
John E. Spencer, chief of
a g r I c ul.tu r« e, . who returned Tuesday with Ernest
One gain for Amache at
this confab attended by
+wo delegates from each of
the relocation centers was
the' grant of four tractors
and other farm machineries
for the local project farm.
Second development was the
clarification of the beef
cattle situation. It was
decided that four centers
(Axache, Gila, Topaz and
Menzanar) will endeavor to
supply sufficient beef for vouchers for, the period of
other projects. ' October, November, and Be-
.tany farm problems were comber have been sent to
discussed on relationship Denver office and the
of the' farm and mess divi- checks, are arriving grad-
sior,, transportation of ually, stated Jacob Gerrlid,
farm workers, compensatory counselor, yesterday,
pay, and other numerous Checks for all blocks
farm difficulties, are expected about Ear. 15..'
Frs. Hugo Ceaegren, a
Swedish government representative, accompanied by
Frs. Evelyn Kersey of the
Department o'f Justice's
immigration" and naturalization office,and Frs. Wood-
small of the National YWCA,
are scheduled to visit Amache this afternoon and tomorrow, stated F. Hay Johnson, acting project director, yesterday.
This trio of officials
will make a check-up on
tke we 1 fa re of c ente r r e s -
Ers.Cedegren is a niece
of the present King of
Sweden. Her husband is a
Swedish government representative who played an
important part in the exchange of prisoners and
of tke united States.
Ihe cloth ing alio wa nee
a s sIs tant c 0uns e1o r.
Those who comprised the
group we r e: &rs. Mizu k o
Eakano and children,Emiko,
Mkhoko, arid Kazumi; Mrs.
Kimano Nishij ima and s on,
Ainji.; Frs. Chizu Sera;
and >'ir s «Rik.i Uno and 0hi 1 d-
ren,Rob ert,EdIs on,and Kay.
Th e y we re a c c o mp an i e d
by Bernadine Hays of the
Department o f • Justice's
immigration and naturalization office to Denver,
where they were to be joined
transferees from Heart
■fountain', Fin id oka, and
Topaz relocation centers.
A total of about 70 evacuees are bound for Crystal
City le this group.