Newspaper Image 1 of Topaz times (Topaz, Utah), February 4, 1943

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COMBtf' UNIT VOLUNTEERING W RA REGISTRATION SET FOR CITY RESIDENTS
CITIIEN5' MEETING ON ARMY PLAN A city-wide citi -zens' meeting will at fceld tonight at Dining lall 52 from 7:30 to discuss the recently an nounced War Department plan to form a combat unit of American citi zens of Japanese ancestry,
nOBLE nfilTlED SUPERinTEnOEnT OF EOUCflTIOn LeGrand Noble, princi pal of the Topaz City high school has been notified of his appointment to the post of superintendent of education by the Washing ton WRA office. The ap pointment became- effective Fafcruary 1, according to Project Director Charles F Ernst. Noble succeeds Dr. John 0 Carlisle, who left To paz on January 1 to resume his duties as assistant to President E.G. Peterson of the Utah State Agricultur al College, NEW FIRST AID CLASS SLATED A new course in first aid has been made availa bleto the public starting from Friday, February 5, it was learned today. Stu dents who complete the course satisfactorily will receive American Red 'Cross certificates. Classes will be held-on Tuesdays and Fridays fro m 8 PI! to 9:30 PH. Interest ed residents are requested to inquire for further de. tails at the hospital afc ministrative office.
WEATHER REPORT liax. (Wedn night) 37 F. Uin. (Thurs.morn) 3 F.
WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 3 A general registration at relocation centers of all evacuees who are 17 or fliora 'years of age will start next ywgjc, s.u. Eowclt, acting director of the WRA announced here today. At the same time, the War Department announced that teams of Jtrmy rprosenta-
tives left Washington yes
terday for the Central Utah and other WRA centers to obtain questionnaires from all male American ci tizens of Japane'so ances try who are 17 or more years of age. The War Departments adtioh follows the an nouncememt last Thursday by Secretary of War Henry L. Stimson that a combat unit of American citizens of Japanese ancestry will be formed for active ser vice in. 6 theater of war. All citizens at the Central Utah project who desire to volunteer for service in the combat unit will have an opportunity to do so while the Army representatives are there. Citizens who do not desire to volunteer at this time or who are beyond military age will be considered for jobs in agriculture or in dustry, including jobs in plants producing war mater ials. Included in the WRA re gistration to be made at the same time will be all MOVIE ON CO-OP METHODS BEING SHOWN IN CITY An educational movie on co-operatives is now being shown in the City, accord ing to the Co-op education department. Showings have already been given at Din ing Rills 20 and 23. The picture will be systematically shown in all the blocks in order to familiarize the public with co-op procedures and methods.
women regardless of ci
tizenship, who are 17 "or more years of age and all alien Japanese men over 17. No registration will be made, however, of persons who have applied for repa triation. Through this general registration, the WRA ex pects to get clearance- on a large number of employ able persons before they apnly for leave and thus be able to speed up the relocation program, Rowalt explained; "We are not trying -to force any person to relo cate who does not desire to do so," Rowalt said. ''But there are increasing opportunities for evacuees to get jobs and if we con get a backlog of registra tions on which we can be working, we should be able to get clearance for inde finite leave for many peo ple who later will want to relocate." Heading the team of Ar my representatives who will visit the Central Utah project is Lieutenant William L. Tracy, Ho jrf.ll be accompanied by Staff Sergeant Raymond F. Con don, Sergeant Luko P. Ro gers and Technician Fourth Grade William T. Ishida. Similar toams will vis it all other relocation centers to start the reg istration not later than February 10 Final plans for the registration at the Cent ral Utah project will be worked out in conferences between jfche Army team and Project director Charles F. Ernst

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Title
Topaz times (Topaz, Utah), February 4, 1943
Other Title
Topaz Saturday times
Saturday Topaz times
Contributor Names
Library of Congress
Place of Publication
Topaz, Utah
Created / Published
Topaz, Utah, February 4, 1943
Subject Headings
-  Central Utah Relocation Center
-  Japanese Americans--Utah--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945--Newspapers
-  Topaz (Utah)--Newspapers
-  Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation
-  Utah
-  Utah--Topaz
-  United States--Utah--Topaz
Genre
Newspapers
Notes
-  Weekly
-  Vol. 1, no. 1 (Oct. 27, 1942)-v. 12, no. 9 (Aug. 31, 1945).
-  Saturday issue has title: Topaz Saturday times, Dec. 5, 1942-Jan. 23, 1943; Saturday Topaz times, Jan. 30-Feb. 27, 1943.
-  Editor: E. Kirimura, ; T. Katayama, Jan. 30-Apr. 6, 1943.
-  Collected in Japanese camp papers.
-  Vol. 1, no. 1 preceded by 10 introductory issues published Sept. 17-Oct. 24, 1942 and called pre-issues no. 1-10.
-  Internment camp newspaper. Cf. Hady, M.E. and J.P. Danky. Asian-Amer. periodicals and newspapers.
-  Has supplements.
-  Also issued on microfilm from the Library of Congress, Photoduplication Service.
-  In English and Japanese.
-  Published at the Central Utah WRA Relocation Center established by the War Relocation Authority.
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sn85040302
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Topaz, Utah
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