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WEST COAST LIFE
Insurance Cgmpany
WHITE BLDG. SEATTLE
If a mindful mun with a fixed salnry dial,
he will leave I small saving to his family
For IbOut SSO aunutlly our company gu-rnn
tees:
1. The payment of SI,OOO xlue interest to
gout parents or your wife, etc. in case of
oath.
2. The payment of 51,000 plus interest to
the insured himself if he survives the pc
lic .
3. yAfter the third yeer, should {cu feel
in need of money, the Compeny 'll et the
{resenteticn of your policy éive you e '
oen which will relieve you rom fineneiel
embarrassment.
airitu for pnrticulars and the easy ptymont
plan to ”J 7__ _ ___----
508 King St., Seattle, Wash.
cum/Im, McINTYRE onoszs ,
fireman stow'ucx
Commissioner Pedro Guevore end Gen.
Frank Mclntyre spoke before the Were end
Means Committee of the House lest (ondey,
Jen. 21 and argued against the pose-go
of the fimberlo e resolution. Guevere
made a vigorous defense of Philippine eu
gar and impreeeed upon the members of the
committee the sincere Itend of the Filip
ino peerle against the resolution.
DETROIT FILIPINOS INITIATE
POPULARITY CONTEST
The Philippine-American Protective As
sociation of Detroit, Mich. havo gust
launched a popularity contest in heir
community. The winner in this contest
will be crowned Queen 'Populerity,‘ with
dge honors end prizes will 3130 be award
00‘ _
(From Filipino Community Press)
FILIPINO NURSES OF CHICAGO
HOLD BENEFIT DANCE
The Filipino Nurses’ Assoointion of
Chicago held a benefit program end dance
on Jangary 21, and realized a profit of
$118.5 . ll tho funds of this 3:30-
oiation, except SBO apprOprietod {of ed
ministrative expenses to push on oherit
able service, is set aéido for helping de
serving Filipino patients in Chloego and
üburbs.
fFrom FILIPINO COMMUKITY PRESS, Chicago)
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CHICAGO FILIPINO DISCOVER POET
Bricoio C. Aguil; is so for the
only bard among Filipinos in the windy
city. Aguila hos been discovered as o
Filipino Loot in Enfilish. His peoms are
appearing in the FI I: INO COMMUHITY
PRESS, a Filipino newspaper in Chicago.
Labor Commissioner Cayetabano Ligot,
labor leader in Hnwaii, has rccommznded
to the hgislatura the prev-Jntion of Im
migntion of Filipino laborers to Hun“
unless guaranteed work or the laborers
havu su ficient funds with which to re
turn home.
MACARIO C. REBODOS
Authorized Agent
THE FILIr‘INO FORUM
Bremen-(con New;
THE FILIPINO PROG§ISSIVE ASSOCIATION
o
BremertOn, Wush.
‘n For. 3, 1929, Sunday evening, an
informal dinner woo held It the home of
Mr. I. Yomnshltn for the inotnllotion of
officers of the newl org-nized ”Filipino
Progressive Asoooint{on of Bremerton."
Mr. E. Frnnoia, the {resident of the
assoaiation, gnve the introductory remarks
welcoming the guest: and following that to
mode a short speech. He emphosized the
foot that the ceremony mennt little to
him, compared with the duty hotore him. He
spoke of the consecrated duty entrusted to
him as the president of the Issooiotion,
and was grentl concerned thut by any not
of his, he wouid not mnke the orgnnizotiOn
suffer. Ho naked thnt 111 memburs take
awsy [arsonsl grievances and unite. He
concluded by plcdqing himself to do his
duty, wiscly, eernostly, end honestly.
Mr. Yemeshits, the host of the eve
ning, gave the most interesting syeeoh.
Mr. Yemeshite is one of the businessman of
Bremerton, respected, prominent, end in
fluentisl. He takes rorsonsl interest in
the welfare of Filipinos, often guiding
them, advising them, and heartily support
ing All their undertakings in Br marten.
He impressed us by his eloquent glee
for Filipino-Japanese relationshig. he
geograrhicel position, customs, traits,
and ambitions of these two ccuntric are
very similar, he pointed out. He related
the Russo-Jepanese war, Russia with its
vast resources, millions of armed men com—
pared with the Japanses Empire, small,
poor, men out-numbered by thousands. Nho
won the var? Japan: Why? Unity, lo{alty,
and the willingness to sacrifice wee th
and men, defending and upholding the true
treditious of the Japanese peeple. He sl
so pleaded for the peeoc of the world and
equality with America and England. He
concluded that in unit there is strength
and reminded us that the brown race could
aohich their goal only through Filipino-
Jepaneae relations: _
' Mr. Sarussl, Master of Burgog Lodge
No. 10 of Seattle, was our honored quest.
Mr. Sarusal‘s leadership in Filipino af
fairs in this great Pacific Northwest is
beyond question. He spoke in Tagalog.
In part, Mr. Sarusal said that the _
association was the assentisl need of Fil
ipinos living in this community. He stat
ed that thru this association not only
could we show the American people who. we
are, our prestige and loyalty to our Lo
therlnnd, not only that ut for our own no
rsl uplift, welfare, and contact with the
American Looplo. Ho montionsd that unity
in stranqth, that it was thu greatest need
of all Filipinos toda , and that only thrr
unity could we mold the fine spirit of Fl
- brotherhood, leadership, and loyal
ty to our country. He referred to the Ca
balloros do Dimas Alsng, and he found out
that We Filipinos are coming oloscr toga»
thcr, united to one ideal. A month ago,
under the auspices of the Lodge, Rizal Dav
oelnbration in Seattle was a complete suc
cess. What thy Lodge had done was maintai
ed fully thru the spirit of cooperation,
union and loyalty. The results were oomn.
dsbls. He reminds us, that we are a poor
true to the tenohdugs and traditions of (-
bolovud hero, martyr, and patriot, Dr. Jo.
Rizal must carry on to reach our goal-—lr
dopsndence. He stated that our Resident
Conmissioner at Washington, 0.0. is doin‘
his host to win our indo cndenoe and th't
it is up to us to show h? our oooperaticn
scentinusd on page 3: __,”fi,u_.
tab. 28, 19:9
By u. A. AQUINO

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