Title: The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 16 No. 5, 2/4/1943, (ddr-pc-15-5)
Densho ID: ddr-pc-15-5

The Pacific Citizen
Vol. 16 No. 5
February 4, 1943

Army Begins Recruiting Nisei Volunteers For New Japanese American Combat Team. Announce General Registration For All Adult Evacuees Now in Wartime Relocation Projects. Ten Soldier Teams to Visit Centers to Spur Army Recruitment Program; Those Ineligible for Military Service Will File Forms for 'Indefinite Leaves.'

Saburo Kido, JACL National President, Victim of Brutal Beating at Poston Center. Eight Members of Gang Arrested, Sign Written Confessions to Crime

Colorado Kills Anti-Alien Land Ownership Bill

Federal Court Issues Writ in Wakayama Case. Hearing Set in March in Los Angeles on Test of Evacuation

Abe Resigns From Hawaiian Senate Seat

Agent Seeks Market For Evacuee Goods

Nisei Girl Files Intent to Marry U.S. Navy Sailor

500 at Poston Will Qualify for Army, Says Director

Arrest Seven At Poston on Riot Charge. Alien Evacuees Said To Have Participated in November Disturbance

Mike Masaoka Will Wed Etsu Mineta In Salt Lake City

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Seven Judges to Hear Cases Testing Evacuation Legality. Four Cases Will Be Argued Before District Court of Appeals

Masaoka Talks At Hearing on Proposed Bill. Calls Attention to Contributions Made By U.S.-Born Japanese

Farm Club Started At Minidoka Center

Jerome Youth Commits Suicide on Rail Tracks

California Will Press Suit on Japanese Farm. Charges Actual Owners Of Dos Palos Ranch Violated Land Law

Choir From Hunt Wins Audience

'Coddling' of Topaz Evacuees Denied by Utah Farm Official. Statement Follows State Senate Proposal to Probe Conditions at Center

State Senate To Investigate Utah Evacuees. Allege Preferential Treatment Being Given Evacuee Farm Group

WRA Seeks Jobs for Evacuees in Michigan, Ohio, W. Virginia. Cleveland Office Will Meet With Employers in Tri-State District

Hood River Lions Club Asks Deportation of Japanese Americans

California Chamber Commerce Discusses Use of Equipment

Klamath Basin Farm Operators To Seek Evacuee Workers

Timely Topics by Saburo Kido

Too Much Red Tape in Clearance Permits

Dispersal Program Encouraged by WRA

Minidoka Center Seeks Sweetheart

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Loyal Evacuees Will Receive Opportunity to Serve Nation on Production Front Soon. War Relocation Authority Announces Movement to Place Japanese Americans in Industry to Parallel Drive to Organize Military Combat Team

Myer Reported Deeply Satisfied with Army Plan

Army's Use of Loyal Nisei Applauded by Sen. Chandler. Tokutaro Slocum is Witness at Senate Committee Meeting

Nisei Wins Scholarship to Radcliffe College

Colonel Turner Lauds Battalion of Japanese Americans

Anti-Japanese Bill Approved in Arkansas. Move to Segregate All Orientals From Schools Defeated by Assembly

Hawaii Japanese Win High Praise From Gen. Emmons. Military Chief Says Nisei Role Not Easy One. Performance of Duty By Japanese Americans Commended by Army

Story of the Week: Nisei Uses Entire 'A' Gas Ration to Enlist in Army

California Legion Launches Campaign Against at U.S. Japanese. Deportation of Citizens, Aliens Advocated by State Legion Leader

No Inquest Planned In Suicide Death on Farm in Arizona

Oberlin College Awards Pomona Degree to Nisei

JACL Staff Plans Meeting in Salt Lake

Two Heart Mountain Residents on Honor Roll at Wyoming

American Legion Asks For Seizure of Farm Implements of Evacuees

Hawaii Businessman Wants Evacuation of Japanese Group

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Pacific Citizen Staff

Editorials: On Military Service

Race Hatred Bloc

How to Speak to Japan

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From the Frying Pan by Bill Hosokawa: Nisei Recognition is Long Step Forward

The Lancer by Tad Uyeno: The Four Freedoms Must Be Assured at Home

Reading in the Centers: Books Carried in Relocation Libraries Show Varied Tastes

Christmas at Heart Mountain by Floyd Schmoe


The Copy Desk

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Calling All Chapters! By Teiko Ishida

Meet the WRA: John Province Directs WRA Community Management

JACL Membership Plan for Nisei in Centers Announced. Will Affect Prospective Members in Projects Without JACL Groups

Jerome Residents Take Up Collection To Aid Hawaiians

Ann Nisei Says: Lady, Be Yourself And Face Facts

JACL News: Colorado Calling!

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700 Acres of Land Subjugated For Poston's Farming Project. Hope Irrigation Canals Will Be Completed Within Next Six Months

Evacuee Food Facts Given By Merritt. Meat Served Sparingly, Project Director Says in L.A. Interview

Gov. Carville Raps Use of Evacuee Labor. Reiterates Stand Taken Last Year on Nevada Employment for Group

Vital Statistics

Fifty-seven Register For Selective Service at Topaz Center

Coast Newspapers Favor Army Plan to Use Nisei Troops. Only Proper Test Is Loyalty, Not Race, Declares Chronicle

Mike Masaoka: Why I Volunteered (Cont.)

Poston Police School Gives Twelve Diplomas

Boise Valley JACL Hears Parley Report

Nampa Girl Leaves For Minnesota for Nurse's Training

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The World at Press-Time

Topaz Citizens Will Organize JACL Group. Informal Meeting of Interested Residents Launches New Chapter

Protestant Group Plans to Aid Evacuee Resettlement Program

Hog Raising Project Proves Successful at Topaz Center

Use of Evacuee-Owned Cars Advocated by California Group. Stored Autos Equipped With Pre-War Grade of Tires, Declares Paper

Legislature Will Probe Evacuee Car Situation

Evacuee Youths Choose Inland Empire Schools