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VOL. VI. Mo. 4
DENVER. COLORADO.
DEC.. 1964.
COLORADO SPRINGS
XMAS CONVOCATION
EILEEN YANASE and CHERYL OYE
were official representatives for
the Methodist Youth Fellowship of
Simpson Church to the Senior High
Students* Year-End Convocation,
at Colorado Springs, Colorado, on
Dec. 28-30, 1964.
Altho a larger delegation from
the Simpson Church MYF had been
planned, only two official dele-
gates attended.
MILE-HI JACL
BENEFIT DEC.3!
The annual year-end benefit of
Mile-Hi JACL was held, at Brown
Palace West, on Dec. 31, 1964.
Winners of prize drawings were
1st: JIM OFFEN, winner of an all
expenses paid trip for
two to Las Vegas, Nev.
2nd: EMMETT COUCH, winner of a
compact portable TV.
3rd: EMI CHIKUMA of Brighton won
a 7-transistor radio.
Door Prize: GRACE NOGUCHI, a big
stuffed, toy animal.
JUDO TOURNAMENT
SUN., JAN. 10. 1965
T00RU TAKAMATSU of the Denver
School of Judo announced that the
Kick-Off Judo Tournament for 1965
would be held on Sun., Jan. 10th,
beginning at 1:00 p.m.
An active schedule of tourna-
ments is being planned at Denver
School of Judo, 2020 Arapahoe St.
in Denver, with Age-Groups (6-16)
Tournament on Jan, 31st, climaxed
by the Rocky Mtn Open AAU Judo
Championships, on Mar. 28, 1965.
JOE GRANT MASAOKA, Administra-
tor for the joint JACL-UCLA Japa-
nese History Project, was a visi-
tor in Denver, on Dec. 19-20, to
report progress and explain de-
tails concerning the project.
JACL NEW YEARS EVE DANCE
BROWN PALACE WEST, DEC. 31
NATCHI FURUKAWA served as General Chairman of Miie-Hi JACL's an-
nual New Year's Eve Dinner-Dance, which was held in the main ballroom
of the Brown Palace Hotel, in Denver, Colorado, on Dec. 31, 1964.
The Inaugural Dinner, to which all new Board mem-
bers were invited as guests of Mile-Hi JACL, was at-
tended by more than 60 JACLers, guests and friends.
Vice-Pres. EIJI
HORIUCHI offici-
ated as Toast-
master for the
banquet.
ALIEN ADDRESS
REPORTS DUE
The JACL office, 1225-20th St.
in Denver, Colo., will assist all
Japanese alien Issei in filing of
annual address reports to the im-
migration offices in Denver.
Alien Address reports are re-
quired to be filed before Jan. 31
of each year. All Issei who are
not naturalized, students and vi-
sitors must comply with the law.
The dance af-
ter the dinner
was well attend-
ed by many young
couples who were
admitted at spe-
cially reduced
prices. CHRISTINE H0RIMOT0, home
for the holiday from Los Angeles,
was acclaimed "Belle of the Ball"
during intermission.
NATCHI
FURUKAWA
NIWVEfltfSEVE
innER-DflncE
THE ROtnftn'ORCHESTRA.:
BROW n .PA LACE U/EST HOTEL-
DINNER...7:30 p.m. $ 5.00
DANCE, only 10:00 p.m. $ 5.00
Adults, per couple $ 8.00
Students, per couple $ 5.00
DINNER-DANCE. $15.00 per couple
SORED M THE mtUs-Hl JACL
BILL KUR0KI and BETTY SUZUKI
were specially honored at dinner,
as 10-year service award winners,
and received Silver JACL Pins.
HENRY SUZUKI, three-term offi-
cer of Mtn-Plains JACL, installed
new Board members and 1965 offi-
cers of Mile-Hi JACL.
DON TANABE accepted office as
1965 President of Mile-Hi JACL;
during the first part of the year
1st Vice-Pres. DR. BEN MIYAHARA
will act during Tanabe's absence.
Retiring Pres. DAVID FURUKAWA
received a pearl-studded JACL pin
for services to the chapter. He
was in charge of the benefit with
BEN KUMAGAI acting as Master of
Ceremonies, during the dance.
31ST ANNUAL YOUNG BUDDHIST LEAGUE CONVENTION, Dec. 20, 1964, Brown Palace Hotel, Denver, Colorado.
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MOUNTAIN-PLAINS a.j.a
NEWS
JAPANESE NATURALIZED SCHOLARSHIPS TO
Among aliens naturalised dur-
ing Nov., 1964, In Colorado, were
the following Japanese nationals:
AIKO TEZUKA COOLEY .... Aurora
AIKO TAKAHASHI ENG .... Golden
JOHN T. SHACKOULS. Coannerce City
DANIEL SHACKOULS .Commerce City
TOKIKO VOGLER.........Ft. Carson
JAPAN GRANTED BY
JAPAN AIR LINES
Three scholarships for college
age students or young adults, to
spend the summer of 1965 in Japan
are being made available by grant
from JAPAN AIR LINES.
HARRY MATOBA
VISITS HAWAII
HARRY MATOBA recently returned
from Hawaii, with copies of The
Honolulu Advertiser which carried
full-page political ads of candi-
dates. We noted with particular
interest that of the 55 offices
to be filled, Democrats nominated
13 with Caucasian names and faces
while the remaining 42 were of
Oriental or Polynesian descent.
Of the 42 non-Caucasian candi-
dates, there were 31 AJAs, or 75%
were of Japanese American descent
and of the over-all candidacies,
AJAs constituted 56.4%.
The scholarships will be ad-
ministered by The Experiment in
International Living, which was
founded in 1932, and will arrange
for travel to Japan, a month with
a Japanese family, and a second
month touring the country with
other American and Japanese stu-
dents.
Those selected as JAL scholar-
ship winners will participate in
the Community Ambassadors program
studying their own community, so
they will be able to answer ques-
tions, and after their return to
the U.S., they will be requested
to speak to community organiza-
tions about their experiences.
CLBSSON CHIKASUYE, a graduate
of D.U. Law School, who practiced
law in Denver during about 1948,
was a candidate for city council
of Honolulu.

TRAVEL
SERVICE BUREAU-
1X25-£7 ZistST.
____ mA3-8946
There will be one scholarship
available for the East, Midwest,
and the Far West. Students may
apply to Director of the West,
Experiment in International Liv-
ing, 291 Geary St., San Francisco
2, Calif. (94102) Additional in-
formation may be obtained from
JAPAN AIR LINES, 150 Powell St.,
San Francisco, Cslif. (94102) *
Applications will be accepted
until Feb. 15, 1965. The final
selection of three winners will
be made during March, 1965.
Be Tsukikos guest on
your flight to Japan
from ihc moment you board your DC-8 Jet Courier,
fcukiko Yamazaki observe, every detail ol traditional Japanese courtesy
and hospitality. She pampers you with attentive service, offers you
delicacies oi the Cast and Westmakes you (eel you are already in japan.
Nfcur JAC flight, whether in the Economy or First Class cabin, will be
gracious and restful. Vet JAL flights cost no more. IAL fares are the same
as all airlines. The real difference is in JAL's superior service,
personal attention and convenient schedules.
Daily flights leave from Los Angeles or San Francisco. Visit family or
friends in Hawaii, at no extra fare, and continue on to Japan at
your convenienceany day of the week. Connections at
Tokyo for cities throughout |apan are excellent. See
your travel agent, and ffy amid the calm beauty
of Japan at almost the speed of sound.
JAPAN
AIR
owe* Loi Angeles.Sin funcisco. Smile, New York, Chieego end athef large clllci.
6E0R6E PRIEST
Eagle Scout GEORGE PRIEST, a
senior at Lakewood High School,
was named finalist at the "Report
to the Nation" regional competi-
tions held in Kansas City, Mo.,
during Dec., 1964.
Scout PRIEST will go to Wash-
ington, D.C., during Feb., with
11 other national winners, to re-
port personally to the President
of the United States.
In 1960, he was one of the 5
non-Japanese scouts, selected by
the Denver-Takayama committee, to
attend the 1st Asian Scout Jambo-
ree in Japan, accompanying the 10
AJA scouts from Denver, sponsored
by Mtn-Plains JACL and the Tri-
State Buddhist- Church, and led by
FRANK NAKAGAWA and SAM SUEKAMA.
JAPANESE ASSN
TO ASSIST IN
ISSEI HISTORY
HARRY MATOBA, 1st Vlce-Pres.,
and K5NICHI SUZUKI, acting Pres,
of the Jepenese Assn of Colorado,
reported that the Association, on
Sun., Nov. 22nd, voted to assist
in canpiling informal data con-
cerning Isael in thla region.
The Japanese Association will
assist in the printing, in Japa-
nese, questionnaire forms to be
mailed to all Issei in the Denver
metropolitan area, and will bear
half of the costa, with Mile-Hi
JACL paying the remaining half,
Issei, or Nisei, who desire to
assist in the gathering of data,
are urged to get in touch with
either HARRY G. MATOBA, 1225-21st
St., or the Mile-Hi JACL office,
1225-20th St., in Denver, Colo.,
for questionnaire forms.
JAPAN SOCIETY
MEETS JAN. 18
TAD YAMAMOTO, Pres., announced
that the first quarterly meeting
of 1965 for the Japan Society of
Colorado would be held at Western
Federal Savings Bldg., at 8:00 pm
Monday evening, Jan. 18, 1965.
Pres. YAMAMOTO requested that
all Japan Society members to be
thinking of potential candidates
for officers of the Society, for
the coming fiscal year beginning
in March, 1965.-
* *
GEORGE PRIEST is the son of
Dist. Judge and Mrs. Geo. Priest
of Lakewood, both of whom have
been active in the Japan Society
of Colorado.
The planned Christmas party on
Dec. 16th for Japan Society mem-
bers at the Olin Hotel had to be
cancelled, because lack of res-
ponse, according to MRS. CARLENE
0WINGS, program chairman.
BUSSEIS ASSIST
HUMAN RELATIONS
REV. N. TSUNODA of ISBC parti-
cipated in presenting $206.00 to
the Religious Council for Human
Relations, on Dec. 10, 1964.
The amount was contributed by
Buddhists, Unitarians and Jews at
joint Thanksgiving services, held
at Tri-State Buddhist Church.
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uJCu^tUcX
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DEC.. 1964.
MOUNTAIN-PLAINS A.J.A. NEWS
PACE 3.
MASAOKA EXPLAINS
HISTORY PROJECT
JOE GRANT MASAOKA) who was the
war-time representative of JACL
in Denver, Colo., during 1942-45,
stopped briefly, on Dec. 19-20th,
to discuss the Japanese History
project with local JACL leaders,
and other interested persons.
MASAOKA announced that 48 in-
terviews have been scheduled for
Colorado, including 24 in Denver,
12 for northern Colorado, 6 each
for San Luis Valley and Arkansas
Valley.
More than 20 persons attended
the training session, including
Mile-Hi JACL officials and those
Issei pictured at right.
ELTON NAKAM0T0, newly-elected
President of the Ft. Lupton JACL,
and FLOYD K0SHI0, indicated that
northern Colorado would be can-
vassed for names of Issei.
Above are the Issei who attended the special briefing session con-
ducted by JOE GRANT MASAOKA, administrator for the UCLA-JACL Japanese
History project, at the Sakura-En in Denver, Colo., on Dec. 20, 1964.
JAPANESE VISITORS
HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLERS. .
An all-star Japanese wrestling
team will meet 9 high school op-
ponents in Colorado, during Jan.
Their schedule is as follows:
San Francisco. , Jan. 1
Fruita, Colo , Jan. 5
Montrose, Colo . Jan. 7
Grand Junction . e Jan. 9
Adams City . Jan. 11
Wray, Colo . Jan. 14
Boulder, Colo. . Jan. 18
Englewood, Colo. Jan. 20
Golden, Colo . Jan. 25
Lakewood, Colo . Jan. 27
The Japanese contingent con-
sists of 8 high school wrestlers,
a coach and a manager.
Plans are being made for Colo-
rado prep wrestlers to invade Ja-
pan in return matches during June
after Colorado high school elimi-
nation tournaments in Febr.
MIKE TASHIRO represented the
Brighton J.A.A., and ROY INOUYE
attended for the San Luis Valley
JACL.
Although unable to attend the
meeting with Masaoka, the Issei
representatives for this district
include S0JIR0 YORITOMO for the
Mtn-Plains JACL, and HARRY MATOBA
for the Mile-Hi JACL.
While in Denver, MASAOKA had
the opportunity of addressing the
banquet audience of the Tri-State
Young Buddhist League convention,
at the Brown Palace Hotel.
LITTLETON PLANS
HUMAN RELATIONS
ELLY GREENBERG, Program Chrmn
of the Littleton Council on Human
Relations, reported an experimen-
tal "Faraily-to-Family" pot-luck
supper exchange for Jan-Feb-Mar.
Groups of five couples each,
with non-white families, will ex-
change informal evenings at home,
in an effort to promote cultural
understandings.
AJAs interested in participat-
ing in this program may call MRS.
SEYMOUR FISCHER, 794-7266.
Seated, from left to right are: REV. JONATHAN FUJITA of the Simp-
son Methodist Church; KENICHI SUZUKI, acting Pres, of the Colorado
Japanese Assn.; and EIJIRO KAWAMURA, formerly a long-time resident
of Pocatello, Idaho and Salt Lake "
City, Utah.
Standing at left is FUMIO TANI
who attended as Secty of the Ja-
panese Assn, of Colorado, and at
right, is JOE GRANT MASAOKA, from
the UCLA staff in Los Angeles.
The Colorado survey of Issei
will be supervised by MIN YASUI,
1225-20th St., Denver, Colo.
We are proud
fo announce
fhe opening of
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GIFT SHOP
1575 So. Colorado Blvd.
in the Boulevard Shopping Center
NOW TWO STORES TO SERVE YOU
4609 E. Colfax Ave. 1575 So. Colorado Blvd.
DENVER* S HOST COMPUTE
SELECTION OF QUALITY
JAPANESE MERCHANDISE
AX MODERATE PRICES
LARGE SELECTION OF ACCESSORIES
FOR JAPANESE KIMONO
REGULAR STORE HOURS:
MON. thru SAT. .9:30 a.m. 6:00 p.m.
TUES. evenings open until 9:00 p.m.
SUNDAYS ............... Closed
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Proprietors.
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SIMPSON CHURCH
TOUR OF JAPAN
REV. PAUL HAGIYA of the Simp-
son Methodist Church in Denver,
Colo., announced the itinerary of
the group tour to Japan has been
finalized, with date of departure
on Fri., Apr, 9, 1965.
Stop-overs are planned briefly
in San Francisco, Calif., and in
Honolulu, Hawaii, with arrival in
Tokyo on Sat., Apr. 10th.
Total cost of the tour includ-
ing round-trip, trans-Pacific jet
flights via Japan Air Lines, and
including hotels and meals, will
be $1,112.00. For complete de-
tails, contact REV. HAGIYA.
JAPANESE JOURNALIST. .
Y0SEI AMANO, staff writer for
The Osaka Mainichi, was a three
week observer at The Denver Post,
as a visiting journalist.
Outspoken in his views, AMANO
indicated that Japanese compare
observance of Pearl Harbor Day in
the U.S. as the Japanese commemo-
rate the anniversary of A-bombing
of Hiroshima. He believes real-
istic expression of regret is in
order, because war itself is a
fundamental error of mankind.
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Phone KEystene 4-4637
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Every TUE. & THU- at 9 PM
Authentic movies of Japan
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DELIGHTFULLY DIFFERENT
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Tue. thru Fri.
11:30 to 1:00 AM
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MOUNTAIN-PLAINS A.J.A. NEWS
MTN- PLAINS AJANEWS
Published monthly, except July
and August. Mailed by the 30th.
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER
MINORU YASUI
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Denver, Colorado,
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BUD UCH1DA.............Heads
ROSA ODOW............ Artist
TOM MASAMORI. Photographer
TRUE YASUI. General Factotum
And what in the world have I
accomplished in the twelve-month
just past?
Well, when you get down to it,
not much really.
Most of what was done was for
selfish purposes -- for ones own
gain or pleasure--or professional
things performed in the course of
scratching out a living and ob-
serving a family grow up.
But there are so many import-
and things left undone, things
that ought to be undertaken for
the good of the whole community
or, without being pretentious,
for the benefit of all mankind.
For most of us the time left
over to take on these important
projects is so limited by the ne-
cessity to do the everyday things
that a certain sense of futility
Mcomes inevitable.
I can understand now what my
parents meant in their twilight
years when they would observe in
wonder, rather than in complaint,
about how swiftly time seemed to
be speeding.
What was unsaid in their ob-
servations is that time Is pre-
cious and it must be spent well
rather than in folly, for there
is never regaining a moment once
it is gone.
And so with this bit of philo-
sophy, unoriginal as it may be,
we'll wind up this years chores
in this corner.
All things considered, 1964
was a great year: We survived it,
we avoided all-out war, and we
suffered no more than the allot-
ted ravages of time. These are
notable accomplishments indeed.
For 1965, then, best wishes,
and may your troubles be minor
ones.
DEC.. 1964.
1965 MILE-HI JAGL BOARD OF GOVERNORS
The Mile-Hi JACL, as a continuing organization that had its origi-
nal beginnings in 1938, as an independent Japanese American group in
Denver, and which has been affiliated with the national JACL since
1944, will be presenting new faces and presvmably a new outlook as to
community problems and projects.
Looking over the names of board members of Mile-Hi JACL for 1965,
we note the retirement from the Board of experienced JACLers who have
served faithfully for many years past. On the newly-constituted JACL
Board, only BOB HORIUCHI, origin-
ally from Seattle, has pre-war
JACL credentials.
Moreover, only three members
of the new Board have more than
two years of past JACL cabinet or
board experience, and include on-
ly DODY UCHIDA, GLADYS TANIWAKI,
and DR. BEN MIYAHARA.
However, this may well be all
to the good, in order to give a
new outlook and approach to com-
munity matters, and perhaps to
develop new leadership in commu-
nity affairs.
We extend our best wishes for
success to the new JACL Board and
pledge our continued cooperation
and support.
As we bid the old year goodbye
and welcome in the new we pause
a moment to look back at the sig-
nificant accomp-
lishments of the
Mile-Hi JACL, in
1964.
Admittedly as
a voluntary or-
ganization, we
do not expect to
re-shape commu-
nity events, but
we do hope that
as a public ser-
vice group, we
were able to exert our influences
for the general good of the com-
munity as a whole.
SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM. .
Probably, the most meaningful
activity of Mile-Hi JACL is the
coordination and sponsorship of
the scholarship program for AJA
students in this area.
FURUKAWA
1965 OFFICERS
MILE-HI JACL
DON TANABE, 10751 Brighton Rd,
Henderson, Colo., 80640, was se-
lected Chairman of the Board, and
Pres, of Mile-Hi JACL for 1965.
In direct grants, a total of
$2,550.00 is available to AJAs
graduating from high schools.
The Board of Governors of the
Mile-Hi JACL announced the elec-
tion of 1965 officers of the lo-
cal JACL chapter in Denver, Colo,
as follows:
PRESIDENT............ DON TANABE
1st VP (Prog.) DR. BEN MIYAHARA
2nd VP (Mbrshp). ALBERT NAKATA
2nd VP (Mbrshp). YVONNE KUMAGAI
3rd VP (P.R.). ROBERT HORIUCHI
Treasurer..........EIJI HORIUCHI
Finance Chrmn. DR. MIKE UBA
1965 JACL BOARD
TANABE will be out-of-state in
Texas, organizing pickling opera-
tions for Henderson Pickle Co.,
until about May. In his absence,
1st Vice-Pres., DR. BEN MIYAHARA,
will carry on JACL activities in
the Denver metropolitan area.
MILE-HI JACL 1965
MEMBERSHIP DRIVE
Mile-Hi JACL was cited as the
only chapter in the nation, out-
side of the Pacific Southwest, to
commence its 1965 membership cam-
In coordinating these programs
and in working with our community
groups, including the I.C.S., the
Brighton JAA, the Japanese Assn,
Simpson Methodist Church and Tri-
State Buddhist Church, all JACL
members and supporters can take
pride.
We hope that the scholarship
programs will continue, and will
develop into a bigger and better
project in the years to come. .
OUR YOUNG PEOPLE. .
HENRY SUZUKI, Chrmn tor Nomi-
nations and Elections, announced
JACL board members as follows:
Terms expiring Dec. 31, 1967:
HARRY HARADA ROBT. MARUYAMA
BOB HORIUCHI ALBERT NAKATA
TAMI MASUNAGA DODY UCHIDA
RICHARD YAMAGUCHI
The above will be inaugurated
at the New Years Eve Dinner of
Mile-Hi JACL on Dec. 31, 1964.
Terms expiring Dec. 31, 1966:
YVONNE KUMAGAI DR. BEN MIYAHARA
FRANK NAKAGAWA GLADYS TANIWAKI
EIJI HORIUCHI HENRY TOBO
RICHARD YOSHIDA*
RICHARD YOSHIDA was elected to
fill the vacancy created by the
resignation of YASUKO FUJIMORI.
Terms expiring Dec. 31, 1965:
NATCHI FURUKAWA ROY NAGAI
HARRY G. MATOBA DR. DICK M0MII
DR. BOB MAYEDA TERRIE TAKAMINE
DON TANABE
Retiring board members are: DAVE
FURUKAWA, DR. MAS GIMA, BEN KUMA-
GAI, TOM MASAMORI, and MIN YASUI.
paign.
To date, more than 30 Mile-Hi
JACLers have signed up for 1965,
and seme of the first are:
HARRY A0YAGI
MARY AOYAGI
JOE ARIKL
KATE ARIKI
DR. ED HAGIHARA
RUBY HAGIHARA
BILL HOSOKAWA
ALICE HOSOKAWA
GEORGE KAGAWA
KUNSAKU KANAI
MITS KANEK0
ALICE KANEKO
JAMES KANEMOTO
CHIYO KANEMOTO
MANABU KIMURA
SO K0 KIN
JUN KOMURO
HARRY MATOBA
MIN MATSUNAGA
SAM NAKAZ0N0
RIYA NAKAZONO
TOSH OTA
JOHN SMAY
DR. GEO. TAKEN0
GRACE TAKENO
REV. N. TSUN0DA
FRANK YAMADA
MRS. S. YAMADA
TRUE S. YASUI
DON Y0K00JI
1965 Mile-Hi JACL membership
dues are $5.00 per person. Send
in your renewals to the JACL of-
fice, at 1225-20th St., Denver,
Colorado. 80202.
ALL PHOTOS, unless otherwise
credited, in The Mtn-Plains AJA
News, taken by TOM T. MASAMORI,
2010 Lamar St., Denver 15, Colo.
Tel.: BE 7-3041
We cannot close out the year
without reference again to JANET
OKAMURA of Denver, Colo., who has
been twice national winner of the
Natl JACL Essay contest.
We are proud of her as JACLers
and gratified at the recognition
she has brought to Colorado.
With outstanding young people,
such as Ensign FLOYD ITO of Den-
ver, the 1st AJA commissioned in
the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Sur-
vey, and BOB WATADA of Ft. Lup-
ton, probably the 1st AJA in the
Peace Corps now assigned to Peru,
and many, many others, we have a
great faith in the future.
HAPPY NEW YEAR, EVERYONE!M
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MOUNTAIN-PLAINS A.J.A. NEWS
PACE 5
DEC., 1964,______________________
FT. LUPTON JACL
Ft. Lupton JACL elected 12 new
board members and a slate of cab-
inet officers to serve for 1965,
on Dec. 12, 1964, as follows;
PRESIDENT.......ELTON NAKAMOTO
1st Vice-Pres.......TOM SASAKI
2nd Vice-Pres. JACK TSUHARA
Rec. Secty..........INA KDSHIO
Corr. Secty. .... TSUGI MURATA
Treasurer. SUEJI NISHIMOTO
Board members,
of office, are i
1-Year:
SAM FUNAKOSHI
SHIG HAYASHI
TOM SASAKI
JACK TSUHARA
At-
and their terms
follows:
2-Year:
INA KOSHIO
TSUGI MURATA
ELTON NAKAMOTO
SAM OKAMOTO
ROY HORII JAMES KATO
BOB KAWAKAMI SUEJI NISHIMOTO
San Luis Valley JACL's inaugu-
ral dinner-dance will be held, in
Alamosa, Colo., on Jan. 16, 1965.
* Above, ROY INOUYE of La Jara,
Colo., who was in Denver just be-
fore Christmas to attend meetings
of the Farm Bureau concerning im-
portation of Mexican farm labor
for the 1965 crop season of Colo.
While in Denver, INOUYE also
attended the meeting with JOE G.
MASAOKA on the Japanese History
project as representative for the
San Luis Valley JACL.
SOS FROM WYOMING
MARY UJIFUSA of Worland, Wyo.,
urged repeal of Wyoming's anti-
miscegenation law which discri-
minates in prohibiting white per-
sons from marying 'Mongolians'.
LILY A. OKURA, Diet. Chrmn of
Mtn-PIains JACL, authorized ef-
forts to seek repeal of the Wyo-
ming statute, and Nat'l JACL in-
dicated support to carry a test
case to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Holiday Greetings
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FLOYD KOSHIO, Ft. Lupton JACL,
was appointed Chrmn for northern
Colorado in the Japanese History
project of JACL-UCLA.
KOSHIO will tabulate Issei in
northern Colorado and will super-
vise surveys and compilation of
information on Issei pioneers, in
his district.
OMAHA JACL NEWS
Omaha JACL's annual Christmas
party was held on Dec. 18th, with
NORIAKI OKADA and PAT OKURA offi-
ciating as Co-Chrmn.
Pres. EM NAKAD0I reported the
chapter hosted 147 guests at the
United of Omaha and Omaha Mutual
sukiyaki luncheon, on Dec. 3rd.
YUKIO ANDO, DON MATSUNAMI and BOB
NAKAD0I took off from work to as-
sist the 17 JACL ladies who pre-
pared the sukiyaki.
LILY OKURA will chair the Mtn-
Plains JACL district convention
in Omaha, on Thanksgiving week-
end, Nov. 26-28, 1965.
GLADYS HIRABAYASHI of the JACL
Bowling League reported proceeds
of Dec. 5th were donated to the
Good Fellows organization.
The KEN KAWAMIs have moved to
3735 N. 53rd St.; the SEN FUJI'S
moved to 2016 N. 38th St.
BRIGHTON WOMEN'S CLUB
JOANNA SAKATA, Finance Chrmn
for Brighton Nisei Women's Club,
announced that the annual bazaar
held on Dec. 4, 1964, was a great
success and everything sold out.
BRIGHTON
HARRY FUKAYE was re-elected to
a second term as President of the
Brighton Japanese American Assn.,
at the regular meeting of Brigh-
ton J.A.A., on Dec. 10, 1964, at
The Terrace Inn. A complete list
of officers for 1965 are;
PRESIDENT. . HARRY FUKAYE
Vice-Pres. DR. JOHN CHIKUMA
Program Chrmn. , TOM SHIBAO
Mbrshp Chrmn . OSCAR MURATA
Corr. Secty. . + . JAY FUKAYE
Rec. Secty . e KEN MIZUNAGA
Treasurer. . . BOB SAKATA
Finance Chrmn. . . WES KOYANO
Public Relations . PAUL OKADA
Civic Chrmn. . * MIKE TASHIRO
Property Chrmn . . ROY MAYEDA
Sports Co-Chrmn. . NOB ITO, and FRANK NAKAGAWA
The installation dinner-dance
will be held on Sat., Jan. 16,
1965, probably at the Officers
Club of the Rocky Mtn Arsenal.
SAN LUIS VALLEY
MAY MIZOKAMI, Secty of the San
Luis Valley JACL, reported that
1965 officers of the chapter are
as follows:
PRESIDENT. ..........DEN ONO
Vice-Pres.........GEO. KUNUGI
Corr. Secty.......ANNA KUNUGI
Rec. Secty .... MARY HAYASHIDA
Treasurer. SHIZUE FUJIM0T0
YOSHIKO OKAMOTO headed the af-
fair as Pres., and all proceeds
were ear-marked for the Brighton
Scholarship Fund.
Corrections as to chairmen who
assisted included: Towel Sales -
KIMI MURATA and SUMI K0YANO; Ma-
dame Butterfly's gift shop ROSE
TANABE and EMI CHIKUMA; and Hand
Towels DEIKO SHIBAO. Publicity
was handled by CARRIE HORIUCHI.
Members-at-Large:
BEN FUJI TOM KAWANABE
MR, M. MIYAKE JIMMIE KUNUGI
TOM MIZOKAMI FRANCIS WAKASUGI
Installation will be held at a
dinner-dance in Alamosa, Colo.,
on Sat., Jan. 16, 1965.
# CHOKICHI KUNUGI, age 86, pass-
ed away during Nov., 1964, at the
Monte Vista hospital. He was an
old-time pioneer in the San Luis
valley, and is survived by three
sons, JIM KUNUGI of Monte Vista,
GEO. KUNUGI of Blanca, and HENRY
KUNUGI of Denver, and a daughter
MARY ARAO of San Mateo, Calif.
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* BOB SAKATA and family took off
for sunny southern California for
the Christmas holidays, to spend
a winter vacation with his sis-
ters' families in Los Angeles.
SAKATA has been named Chairman
of the Mtn-States Beet Growers'
labor committee and has been fly-
ing to and from Washington, D.C.,
Texas, California, and other la-
bor short areas, in regard to the
farm labor situation for 1965.
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Sun., Feb. 28, 1965.
9 JIM IMATANI was down in Texas,
on his pickle business, where the
new Mile-Hi JACL Pres. DON TANABE
will be organizing operations for
the next four-five months.
* MIKE TASHIRO's farm was fea-
tured as an outstanding example
of water conservation by use of a
flexible synthetic membrane liner
for a 2-acre pond, holding 5 mil-
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has stocked the lake with 3,500
rainbow trout, which have grown
to 12 inches or more, and will be
a paying project, in addition to
his farm operations.
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MOOWT AIM-PLAINS A.J.A. NEWS
DEC,. 1964,
DENVER JUDOISTS WIN IN SALT LAKE
The Denver School of Judo brought home the grand championship tro-
phy and tvo team titles from the Salt Lake City judo tournament held
over Thanksgiving week-end. In the grand championships, DICK OKIMOTO
won the title, with WAYNE FUSHIMI, also of Denver, placing third. In
LUCKY WINNERS
Lucky winners in the benefit
for the Denver School of Judos
travelling fund, held on Nov. 22,
at the TSBC, were:
Color TV set. PHYLLIS TABUCHI
Portable TV JOHN N. NOMURA
Stereo-player YOZAN TSUBOKAWA
Transistor radios were awarded
to youngsters who sold most tick-
ets, including: LORRAINE KODAMA,
1st; KAREN NAKAMURA, 2nd; KAROL
NAKAMURA, 3rd; JOE TAKAMATSU, 4th
and KEN SUGIURA, 3th, who select-
ed a judo jacket for his prise.
Net proceeds amounted to about
$1,200.00, which was deposited to
the Travelling Fund to be used to
send judo students to tournaments
and clinics in other cities.
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team competition, the senior teas
from Denver won Che championship,
as did the junior team from Den-
ver. The intermediate team from
Denver placed 2nd in their divi-
sion. The seniors were captained
by ROGER STEVENS, intermediates
by DICK OKIMOTO, and the juniors
by MIKE FUKUHARA.

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ROCKY MOUNTAIN NISEI BOWLING ASSN.
More than 80 teams competed in the 3rd annual Rocky Mountain Nisei
Bowling Tournament held at Celebrity Lanes in Denver, Colo., over the
week-end in November.
a ABOVE Is DICKIE OKIMOTO, who
won the grand championship at the
Intermountain Judo Tournament, in
Salt Lake City, Utah, on Nov, 28,
1964. (Photo by HOWARD N. ODA,)
TAKAMATSU NAMED
CHAIRMAN OF NAT'U
BOARD OF EXAMINERS
TOORU TAKAMATSU, of the Denver
School of Judo, was named Nat*l
Chinn of the Board of Examiners
of the Judo Black Belt Federation
of the U.S.A.
TAKAMATSU replaced KLRO NAGANO
of Los Angeles, Calif., who has
retired. TAKAMATSU is a 6th de-
gree black belt yudansha.
The JBBF grants all black belt
degrees in Judo in the U.S., and
recoomends advancements to the
Kodokan in Tokyo, Japan.
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Winners of tournament team events
were as follows:
Men's Team: GRANADA FISH. 3111
Capt. Shim Nakayama, Sam Inai,
George Nagal, Jake Yago, and
Ken Matsuda.
Women's Team: NORTH GATE. 2829
Capt. Mats Ito, Ev Hayashida,
Tay Kondo, Sachi Yoshimura and
Mary Higa.
NATIONAL BOWLING
TOURNEY DEADLINE
JANUARY 22, 1966
, JOHN SAKAYAMA, Chnui for Che
19th annual National JACL Bowling
Tournament to be held in Denver,
Colo., on Mar. 8-13, 1965, urged
all entrants to submit entries on
or before Jan. 22, 1965.
All bowlers participating must
be JACL members, and entries are
to be sent to NAT'L JACL BOWLING
TOURNAMENT, c/o Celebrity Lanes,
888 South Colorado Blvd., Denver,
Colo., 80222.
BOWLING TID- BITS
YO SATO'S sizzling 277 game at
Celebrity is one stick shy of the
highest game of the year by any
woman bowler in Denver.
CROHN BOWLING SUPPLY, sponsor-
ed by BEN YANAGA, had a 1165 team
game, highest in Denver, ranking
No. 9 in all-time standings.
FUJI-BN fired a 3029 series in
the Rocky Mtn Classic League. At
North Gate, KEN MATSUDA was in on
a 1300 doubles, which is best of
the year in Denver.__
YANAGA OPENS
BOWLING SHOP
BEN YANAGA, who has had exten-
sive experience in handling the
bowling departments at both Gart
Bros., and Dave Cook's Sporting
Goods Co., opened his own bowling
supply shop on Dec. 1, 1964.
Friends and bowlers are warm-
ly invited to visit the sparkling
new bowling specialty store oper-
ated by BEN YANAGA, at 6760 West
38th Ave., in Wheat Ridge, Colo.
(10 minutes from downtown Denver,
straight out W. 38th Ave. between
Otis and Pierce St.)
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DEC., 1964
PAGE 7.
MOUNTAIN-PLAINS A.J.A. NEWS
LARRY KISHIYAMA was elected as
member of the All-City ROTC Bri-
gade staff at the Military Ball,
held during November.
VIRGINIA HASHII is Commander
of the Honorary Cadets, at Manual
High. The honorary corps include
NEIKO HIRARAWA and DIANE OKITA.
KENKYU CLUB'S
JAPAN FESTIVAL
DEN MOTOYOSHI, Pres, of Kenkyu
Club, at C*U. reported that the
"Japan Festival", held on the CU
campus on Sun., Dec. 6th, was a
great success.
More than 1,000 people viewed
the Japanese cultural exhibits,
and enjoyed the program which in-
cluded the following:
Sum! painting. MME. YURI NODA
Odori.........YURIKO LILY ARIKt
Karate AMERICAN JUDO SCHOOL
Ikebana.........MME. SAI KOSUGE
Cha-no-yu. MME. M. NAKATSUKA
Judo DENVER SCHOOL OF JUDO
The Denver School of Judo con-
tingent was headed by LEROY ABE,
assisted by JEAN HALL, JIM HALL,
KEN SUGIURA and STEVE NAKAMURA.
DAVE OKAZAKI is a regular on
the varsity basketball squad for
Manual High this season.
DOUG TSUTSUI is on the wrest-
ling team at Manual. (Ed.'s note:
DENNIS I0KA is also on the squad)
% Other prep wrestlers include:
RUSTY TSUKAM0T0 and DICK 0KIM0T0,
at North High; JAMES TAGAWA and
PERRY YAMASHITA at Mapleton High;
DON SATO and ALLAN SATO again for
Sheridan High.
NOEL HAGIYA is swimming 100-yd
breaststroke events for Manual on
the swimming team.
RONNIE OMOTO helped Manual to
place 3rd in Junior Team events,
at North Hi's invitational rifle
match held on Dec. 5th.
MARK HAGIYA at East High won
superior rating as member of the
debating team.
SUSAN ANDO, oboe at East, and
DALE YANARI, trombone at North,
were members of 109-piece City-
wide High School Symphony Orches-
tra concert this year.
MARK YAMASAKI, senior at Ranum
High, son of Mr. & Mrs. S. Yama-
saki, 5661 Pecos St., has volun-
teered for the U.S. Marines, and
left on Dec. 7th for boot train-
ing. He expected to receive his
high school diploma while train-
ing with the U.S. Marine Corps at
Camp Pendleton near San Diego.
JAMES KATO was Gen. Chrmn, as-
sisted by DONNA UYEMURA, coordi-
nator, and MICKY KOSHIO, tickets.
Other Chrmn were: DEN MOTOYOSHI,
dinner; BRENDA SEKIYA, programs;
NANCY KUWABARA, displays; STEVE
YASUZAWA, decorations; and JOLYNN
MATSUMOTO, publicity.
College briefs
RICHARD IDA of Brighton, Colo,
has applied for appointment as a
commissioned officer in the U.S.
Navy, in Rhode Island.
RONALD KIYOHIRO of Hawaii was
pledged as a member of Lambda Chi
Alpha fraternity at D.U.
TOMMY T. FUJITA, son of Rev.
and Mrs. Jonathan Fujita of Den-
ver, was pledged as a member of
Theta Chi fraternity, also at DU,
0 Among the 173 fall term gradu-
ates from Colorado State College,
at Greeley, Colo., were two AJAs
from Hawaii: DAVID KAWAKAMI and
CAROL OMORI, receiving their B.A.
degrees in education.
CUSTOM PHOTO FINISHING
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MIKE TflSUlRO,?0P. tel. ES9-998*
ABOVE, a scene at the Japanese
dinner sponsored by Kenkyu Club,
at the Student Union of C.U., in
Boulder, Colo., on Dec. 6, 1964.
(Staff photo)
I.C.S. ACTIVITIES
KEN TAGAWA, Chairman of Inter-
mountain Collegiate Students, is-
sued a call for a meeting of AJA
student leaders to discuss plans
for the future of the I.C.S.
Founded as Nisei Intermountain
Collegiate Conference, the stu-
dent organization has 19 years of
continuous existence in Colorado.
A spring conference in April
is planned with possible exchange
of delegates with the Hi-Co stu-
dent organization in Los Angeles.
Of CALENDAR Coming Events
Fridays: BASKETBALL, weekly at Manual High, gymnasium.
Jan. 13: MILE-HI JACL BOARD, at
(Wed) Cathay Post, 8:00 pm
Jan. 16: BRIGHTON JAA INSTALLA-
(Sat) TION Dinner-Dance, at Rocky Mountain Arsenal.
Jan. 16* FT. LUPT0N JACL INSTAL-
(Sat) LATION, Dinner-Meeting at the Buddhist Church.
Jan, 16 SAN LUIS VALLEY JACLs
(Sat) Dinner-Dance, Alamosa.
Jan. 18 JAPAN SOCIETY OF COLO.,
(Mon) Qtrly Meeting, Western Federal Bldg, 8:00 p.m.
Jan. 30 SIMPSON BOWLING LEAGUE,
Jan. 31 Invitational Tournament
(S-S) at The Celebrity Lanes.
Jan. 31 DENVER SCHOOL OF JUDO,
(Sun) Age-Groups* Tournament.
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MOUNTAIN-PLAINS A.J.A. NEWfi
SIMPSON CHURCH
TO SPONSOR 1965
YOUTH CONFERENCE
The Denver delegation from the
Simpson Church, which went to the
Northwest Methodist Youth Confer-
ence in Spokane, Wash., over the
Thanksgiving vacation, reported
the 1965 conference would be held
in Denver, Colo.
The Denver group numbered 30
young people, led by REV. PAUL
HAGIYA as counselor, and assisted
by LILLIAN TERASAKI, HELEN GOTO,
SUSAN HAN AMU RA and GENE TAKAMINE.
More than 275 youths from Spo-
kane, Seattle, Portland, Ontario,
and Denver, attended the conven-
tion and voted to accept Denver's
bid for the 1965 Methodist Youth
Conference
The 1965 conference to be held
in Denver would be a revival of
the former Young People's Chris-
tian Conference, which was dis-
continued in 1961. RON YAMAMOTO
was the last Chrmn of the YPCC in
Denver, Colo.
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Sunday Report, on Dec. 20, 1964, campaign workers reDon-^ m. icCory
----------------------------------csl Of ?20l,292.00 S3 been ^
or pledged by the 200 families of
Simpson Methodist Church.
Former district superintendent
DR. BRUCE McDIVITT has been hired
as building advisor, at an annual
salary of $1,200.00. Architects
will be retained to draw plans.
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LEROY ABE, Rocky Mtn AAU Judo
champion, was featured in a spe-
cial article in "Amateur Sports
News" of Denver, Colo.
MAC M. INOUYE of 8570 N. Fara-
day St., in Thornton, Colo., was
host for youngsters at the Colo.
State Children*s Heme, as Pres,
of Mile-Hi Mobile Consnunications
Emergency Units, at a Christmas
party sponsored by the organiza-
tion.
ROBERT UYEDA of 470 So, Canosa
Ct., Denver, Colo., was named by
Hon. Edward Byrne, judge-elect to
the Denver District Court, to act
as clerk in his court.
ENTERTAINMENT. .
Borrowing from the function of
LARRY TAJIRI, of The Denver Post,
we comment on the appearance of
CHARLIE OYAMA in Denver. .
CHARLES OYAMA, on the banjo,
from Hawaii, is a member of "The
Travelers 3", a famed folk music
trio who played a successful week
at The Exodus, in Denver, during
early December.
The trio are popular recording
artists for Capitol Records, and
have a hit with "Deacon Johnson"
and "San Francisco Bay Blues" on
the flip side. They will be com-
ing out with an album in January.
AJA BRIDGE FANS
ROSALIE TOKUNAGA, formerly of
Denver, Colo., ranked 5th in the
San Francisco JACL Bridge Club's
Nov. tournament. Good to hear of
local talent doing well in corape-
tion in the Bay region!
JOE SAN0 of Boulder, Colo., is
proud winner of big points at the
National ACBL Tournament, held In
Dallas, Texas.
DR. T. K. and HARUKO KDBAYASHI
also participated in the big ACBL
tournament, and came home happy
winners of coveted red points.
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DEC.. 1964.
MOUNTAIN-PLAINS A.J.A. NEWS
ENGAGEMENTS
MARY FUJII, daughter of Mr. &
Mrs. Frank T. Hataaaka of Denver,
Colo., will be married to MASSEY
M. NISHIYAMA, also of Denver, at
Simpson Methodist Church on Sun.,
Jan. 9, 1965.
JANICE AOYAGI of Denver is be-
trothed to Ensign FLOYD ITO, of
Che U.S. Coast and Geodetic Sur-
vey Service, who will be station-
ed in Seattle, Wash. The couple
plan to marry in June, at TSBC in
Denver, Colo.
NANCY NUMOTO of Evans, Colo.,
who is teaching in Scottsbluff,
Nebr., will be married to KENNETH
SAKURADA of Lyman, Nebr., during
next summer.
WEDDINGS
SHIGEKO NIMIYA of 2148 S. High
St., and JUNICHIRO FUKAI, also of
2148 S. High St., Denver, Colo.,
were recently married. Both are
students at D.U., from Japan.
GRACE FUKUMOTO of Los Angeles,
Calif., recently became the bride
of GEORGE INOUYE of Sedgwick, Co-
lorado, at the Buddhist Church in
Los Angeles, Calif.
PATSY M. MAYEDA, 1545 Quitman
St., Denver, Colo., was married
to JOSEPH HAYASHI of Grand Junc-
tion, Colo., at Simpson Church on
Nov. 25, 1964. The bride is the
daughter of the Kantaro Mayedas
of La Junta, Colo.
KAREN M. KATSUMOTO of Alamosa,
Colo., wed KEN KUROIWA of Layton,
Utah, on Sun., Dec. 12, 1964, in
Alamosa, Colo., with Rev. N. Tsu-
noda of Denver officiating.
Ha mi If on Funds
Raises Net Assets
MOLLY A. McGOVERN, top sales
representative for Denver-based
HAMILTON FUNDS, Inc., pointed to
the annual report of the company,
indicating a 20% increase in the
net assets from $324 million to
$393 million, for the year ending
Oct. 31, 1964. Per share net as-
set value increased from $5.07 to
$5.59, during the same period.
BIRTHS
FUKUSAWA, Franklin A. a GIRL
1009 E. 10th Ave,, Denver
FUNAK0SHI, Kenneth. ... a GIRL
6011 Ivy St., Adms County
HORA, Yoshio..........a BOY
3401 Race St,, Denver
TAKAHASH1, Kenny K. a BOY
3586 Olive St., Denver
GLEN'ICE T. MURATA, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Murata, of Ft.
Lupton, Colo., became the bride
of HIROSHI ALLEN TANI of Denver,
Colo., at the Tri-State Buddhist
Church, on Sun., Dec. 27, 1964.
The bride was a student at CSU
in Ft. Collins, Colo. The groom
is a graduating senior in mathe-
matics at Adams State College, in
Alsmdsa, Colo.
(Photo by EDWIN K. SHINABUKURO)
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LILY YURIKO KATAOKA, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Yoshio Kataoka of
Denver, Colo., became the bride
of HARRY K. UYEDA, also of Denver
at the Tri-State Buddhist Church,
on Sun., Dec. 13, 1964.
The former Miss Kataoka is an
elementary school teacher, at the
Knapp School in Denver. Her hus-
band is an engineer in the U.S.
Bureau of Reclamation at the Den-
ver Federal Center.
(Photo by TOM T. MASAM0RI)
OBITUARIES
WILLIAM HISAMOTO, of Ft. Lupton,
Colo. Husband of Tsusaye Hisa-
motoj father of Carolyn, Steven
and Scott. Son of Mrs. H. Hlsa-
moto of Ft. Lupton, Colo.
MRS. TSUGIYE HOSHIKO, of Greeley,
Colo. Survived by husband Paul
T. Hoshiko. Sons Henry of Den-
ver, Show of Golden, Bright of
Tacoma, Paul of Kersey; daugh-
ters True Broadwater of Denver,
and June Ivata of Aurora.
MARIAN KARAKI, daughter of Mr. &
Mrs. Susumu Karaki, of Ft. Col-
lins, Colo, Granddaughter of
Fred T. Katagiri of Henderson.
MRS. MITSU MURATA, of Ft. Lupton,
Colo. Mother of Asako Enomoto,
Mrs. Y. Konishi, Lee Murata and
Kazuichi Murata of Ft. Lupton.
J. JIRO SUMADA, 912-24th Street,
Denver, Colo. Husb. of Tsutayo
Sumada. Father of Sumie Kara,
Denver; Ben and Tsugo Sumada,
Mpls.; Mitsugu Sumada, Hawaii.
MRS. TATSUKO TOCH1HARA, of Brigh-
ton, Colo. Survived by husband
Hatsutaro Tochihara; sons, Ka-
zuyuki, Naoyuki, and Shigeyuki;
daughters, Hatsuko Moriguchi,
Suraiye Koyano, and Sadame Doi.
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TSBC BENEFIT
SLATED JAN. 2
HARRY YANARI was in charge of
the annual benefit of Tri-State
Buddhist Church on Jan. 2, 1965.
Special free Japanese movies
were show in connection with the
drawings, and results were:
1st: BETTY YOSHIKAWA, winner of
a RCA Color TV.
2nd: IWAO HATANAKA, winner of a
a RCA Refrigerator.
3rd: DOROTHY NITTA, winner of a
a RCA Portable TV.
4th: LILLIAN KUGE, winner of a
RCA Phonograph.
5th: HITS TOMOEDA, winner of a
Transistor Radio.
Over-flow crowds of more than
500 people, on both Jan. 1st and
Jan. 2nd, enjoyed Japanese movies
with prizes given away on both
nights to usher in the New Year.
* *
Tri-State Buddhist Church of-
ficials reported on the financial
results of projects held during
November, as follows:
DBAC's benefit, for promotion
of athletics Net $ 943.54
TSBC's two-days Food Bazaar
and Carnival Net $ 5,066.14
ABOVE SCENE was taken at the annual Cathay Posts Christmas Party,
held on Sun., Dec. 20th, at the Post headquarters, 2015 Market St.,
in Denver, Colo. Santa Claus** seen in center was played by JIM KUGA
who distributed gifts to children
attending the party. More than
50 children of Cathay Post fami-
lies enjoyed ice cream and cake,
as well as games and entertain-
ment at the party.
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CATHAY POST NEWS
CATHAY DINING ROOM. .
Board Chairman, JOHN NOGUCHI,
assisted by Co-Chrmn YOSH ARA1,
is supervising operation of the
Cathay Dining Room and kitchen,
for the benefit of members and
patrons of the Post.
AL MIYAGISHIMA is manager in
charge, and excellent lunches are
available daily on week days, ex*
cept Mondays.
Week-end hours are from 4 p.tn.
on Saturdays, and from 3 p.m. on
Sundays. Full course dinners are
served daily every evening except
Mondays, when the Post is closed.
Members and friends are invited
to use the Post facilities.
"THE NISEI STORY"
ON CBS JAN. 31
Nat'l JACL H.Q. in San Francis-
co reported that **The Nisei Story"
will be released by CBS over their
national television network system
on Sun., Jan. 31, 1965.
WALTER CRONKITE of CBS will be
principal comnentator on that TV
show, concerning which Nat'l JACL
and MIKE M. MASAOKA of Washington,
D.C. collaborated and supplied re-
ference materials.
It was reported that probably
only BEN KUROKI ("The Boy from Ne-
braska", who flew 24 missions over
Europe, and 24 more over the Paci-
fic theatre of operations, during
World War II), and SEN. DANIEL K.
INOUYE of Hawaii, would be the on-
ly Nisei actually televised on the
program. Further details concern-
ing the proposed TV show will be
released as soon as available.
Cathay Post leaders indicated
hope that continued activities of
the Legion Post would benefit the
families of veterans.
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