Some 200 individuals, representing 106 specialists and their families, were scheduled to leave by rail for the northern California center either on May 24 or 25.
The party will be headed by Tom Uyeno of Seattle, who is listed as a social worker. He will be assisted by Ikuo Nagai, former foreman at the National, Washington, sawmill.
Skilled personnnel includes a laboratory technician, 10 hospital attendants, 13 hospital maids, two hospital clerks, ten cooks, ten cooks' helpers, seven dishwashers, 19 waiters, two barbers, three recreational leaders, one social worker, one plumber, 16 laborers, six-steno-typists, four guides.
No assurance was given that others from Camp Harmony would be permitted
relocate at Tulelake. According to Miss Elaine Williams, WCCA
representative who picked the advance crew, no California people will go
to this center.
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All relocation sites, it was revealed, are situated on public land, and will provide work opportunities in agriculture, manufacturing and public works projects.
When the movement to the new sectors begins, Works Corps are to be organized on a voluntary basis, with enlistment open to all evacuees, both men and women, who are employable and more than 16 years of age.
Incomes earned in relocation centers by Works Corps enlistees "will depend to a great extent on the success that relocated communities have in organizing and managing their various productive enterprises."
Representatives of the United States Employment Service and the "U. & I." Sugar Company guaranteed the prevailing minimum wage of 45 cents per hour and a 30 day trial period for all evacuees answering the call for workers.
Transportation for all workers, including those who choose to return to assembly or relocation centers after the 30-day period, will be provided by the employers, it was explained.
Workers going to Idaho will block and thin beets in the upper Snake River
Valley and in lower Idaho near Blackfoot. Those em-
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This paper still aims to bid for the distinction of being the liveliest and best-looking sheet to come off an evacuated mimeograph. The first step is to get a name with zip, zing, and zazzmatazz.
Answer this call. Give us that name. Then we'll make the Santa Anita PACE-MAKER really gallop.
Suggested names may be sent to our office in Camp Headquarters under Area D's north grandstand. A prize will be awarded for the best name submitted. Page 2
The couple, formerly of National, Washington, were expected back sometime before noon. They were to have moved into their new apartment, D-5-193, so-called "homeymoon quarters", over the door of which Area Chaplain Shizuo Yamada has discreetly posted "Do Not Disturb" and "Just Married" signs.
The required three-day waiting period after issuance of a marriage license was waived by the justice of the peace by whom they were married. A WCCA official accompanied the pair to Tacoma.
The bride is the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hatsugoro Fukumiyo. Mr. Nagai is the third son of Mr. and Mrs. Yasutaro Nagai. They were engaged six months ago at National.
Catholic Mass will be conducted from 8:15 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. while the Protestant Children's Hour under the guidance of the Rev. T.J. Machida, will be held from 9;30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Other Protestant services will be the Nisei Worship Service at 3 p.m. presided by Rev. E. Andrews, with special music provided by the all-church choir, and the Issei Worship Service at 4 p.m.
The prevailing paper shortage, however, affects us also to the extent that we may be unable to meet our schedule of publishing twice weekly, on Tuesdays and Fridays.
Pending assurance of an adequate supply of mimeograph paper we will have no choice but to publish whenever circumstances permit.
Individuals, Kobayashi pointed out, must abide by this ruling and may make their representations individually if they are not members of an affiliated group.
Kobayashi emphasized all inter-area church business must have the permission of headquarters which may be obtained through the respective area chaplains.
Requests not in the nature of emergency sick calls must be in written form and signed by the group representative of the individual.
Area chaplains and their addresses are as follows: Area A -- Kyosuke Fujioka, A-2-54; Area B -- Ted Tomita, B-1-13; Area C -- Tom Okabe, C-2-18; Area D -- Shizuo Yamada, D-2-56.
Some important notices were omitted because of space limitations.
The father of the baby is interned at the Texas alien interment camp. The couple have three other children, Sam Jr., 5 years old; Barbara, 3; and John, 10 months old. They are presently under the care of friends and relatives.
Mrs. Kito's former residence was at Petersburg, Alaska.
Another baby, a strapping 8 lb., 15 oz. girl, was born last Wednesday to Mr. and Mrs. Kiyoshi Sawa, also of Area A, at the Pierce County hospital.
The condition of both mother and baby is reported exceptionally well and Mr. Sawa expects them home a week hence. The father, when asked how the baby would be named, said he is open to all suggestions. he lives at A-2-88.
These workers and their families are expected to leave for private employment in the next few days as the demand for labor is understood to be extremely urgent.
Improvised forms will be provided and volunteer assistants from Area staffs after receiving instructions from U.S. Employment Service officials will aid in the process.
It is understood that if the plan is successful there will be work available through October.
The setup for the entire camp will probably follow the same pattern as that in "A". Softball, class A, will be open to all. Class B will be for class A second teams and class C for those 16 years and under. The girls will also form leagues.
With Saki Arai as head man, Area "D" can expect a good athletic program in the near future. So far, he has outlined an intersectional softball league, ping pong tournaments, boxing, horseshoe-pitching, and judo.
Arai plans to have the intersectional softball champs of the different areas play for the camp title at the end of the season. However, this will depend on orders from the WCCA office.
If a few more sets of tables were available, ping pong would be in full swing, Arai reported yesterday.
Judo can get under way as soon as the mats are distributed, Uno said. In Area "A" there are four capable instructors in Maniw, Nitta, Shinoda, and Kuniyuki.
There is also a possibility that a miniature golf course will be set up to keep golfers from getting too rusty.
In the first game, Section 3 beat Section 6, 3 to 0 behind Hank Fukano's classy pitching. The nightcap was rained out.
Athletic Officer Art Sasaki announced 30 games will be played per round with the first round ending June 8.
A doubleheader is to be played, weather permitting, with the first game starting at 6 p.m. and the second at 7 p.m.
The Tulelake area in northern California comprises 30,000 acres of land and a center housing constructed. Conditions area reported to be good for production of potatoes, field peas, small grains and some other crops.
Other possible work opportunities, according to a War Relocation Authority bulletin, include production of forest products and the possible establishment of canning or dehydrating plants.
The bulk of Camp Harmony volunteers are from Area "D". Only one person, Thomas Okabe, a chemist, is from Area "C" while none are moving from Area "B" according to Miss Williams, of the WCCA.
The procedure will be announced as soon as the War Relocation Authority "advises us", Miyamoto said.
Mail is now collected twice daily at 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Outside mail comes in around noon. Postoffice hours are from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Although the opening date for the Area "A" canteen still remained indefinite, Manager Kiyoshi Matsuda said it has been tentatively set for Monday May 25.
When the canteen does open, Matsuda indicated it will do business for only four hours daily -- from 8 to 10 a.m. and from 2 to 3 p.m.
Price lists of the articles to be sold in the canteen will be posted in conspicuous places around the area, Matsuda said. He added that no sales tax will be charged.
Walter Kato, recently awarded an Eagle Scout rating, and Al Ouchi, who are pushing plans for a camp boy scout troop, say the proposal is now in the hands of WCCA officials. At present, George Kakehashi is acting scoutmaster with Masaa Shigemura as acting senior patrol leader.
Under the supervision of WCCA Fire Chief J Quintal, Blocks 1, 2, and 5 in Area "D" had their first fire drills, May 20.
The drills were pronounced a success and are to be held twice weekly. Routine patrol check-ups on fire-hazards will also be made. Fire-Marshal Taiji Kashino, announced that the Puyallup fire trucks will be present for the next drill.
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