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Community Newspaper of Filipinos i
in Seattle and Vicinity i
Published Monthly 1
621 King St. Seattle 4, Wash. 1
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VICTORIO ACOS’I‘A VELASCO
Editor and Publisher ‘
Emilizuio A. Francisco..Adv_ Mgr.
“'ally Almanzor ......Photographer
John M. Ca5ti110..........._...Ad. Rep.
CORRESPONDENTS
Evaleigh Cristobal Auburn
Flora Agbisit Wapatoj
ADVERTISING RATES: ‘
$2.50 per column inch per issue.
Telephones
Editorial SE 3092
Advertising ___._....___EA. 8727
EA. 9165
We serve Ls the organ or no indi
vidual or group of indivldrnll; we will
print the truth u we know it. whamm
evor it may hurt. “For mth. for justice.
for m: plny.” ahsll be our guiding
principle.
noun! lumen nmrmo coummv
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Who Is Domg i
What . . .
Mr. Jaime Elefanio is donating
the proceeds from his sale of
church group pictures to the Sta
tion Wagon Fund of the Filipino
Community Methodist Church. . . . ‘
The Station Wagon Fund now‘
totals 51.088.16. . . . Mr. and Mrs.
Andres Cabasa spoke in church
about their recent trip to the
Philippines and all who listened
were enthralled by their descrip
tion of Filipino hospitality. . . .
Victor'- Bacho and Fe! Cada. presi
dent and secretary respectively of
the Filipino - American Citizens,
Inc., have a great program lined
up for their members. . . . We
reckon they could be candidates
for the next "citation" for com
munity service. . . . Miss Carmen
Gamponia. student at Seattle Paci
fic College, took the pulpit last
Sunday, May 15, at the Filipino
Community Methodist Church. . . .
Young as she is, she gave us one
of the best sermons ever voiced in
that reverential sanctum. . . .
Only Close Friends
Present At Filarca-
Nicodemus Wedding
Relatives and very close friends
were present when Pete F‘ilarca
and Dr. Marla Nicodemus ex
changed vows at the Ladies‘
Chapel of St. James Cathedral at
7:00 p.m., on May 2.
Rev. Father McEnnis officiated
at the solemn ceremony with Mrs.
Frank Ortega-as matron of honor
and Remigio A. Pascual as best
man‘.
The bride is a resident physician
at the Seattle General Hospital.
arriving here from the Philippines
a little over a year ago. The bride
groom is a long-time resident of
Seatle. and. among other activi
ties. is president of the Filipino
Inter-Community Council of the
Pacific Northwest.
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American-European Dishes
Adoho, (‘hovulah- Meat
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Stovel Oil Diesel Oil
Efficient, Prompt and
Courteous Service
Day and Night Service
1024 Julio- EA. m 0
Examinations
Scheduled In
June for F.A.O.
Philippines Vice Consul I.
R. Cabatit,- following a direc
.tive received from the De
;partment of Foreign Affairs,
lhas announced the holding of
lan examination for Foreign
iAffairs Officer about the end
lOf June to be held in Wash
lington, 110., at the Philip
pine Embassy.
The prospective examinees will
defray their expenses for transpor
itation to and from Washington.
.Minimum age requirement is 23
land maximum is 35 years old.
7 To give a chance to quilified
parties at present abroad to take
the examinations, the written part
of the examinations will be held
simultaneously if possible with the
Manila examinations in Washin
ton, D. C., under the supervision
of the Philippine Embassy thereat
for those in the United States and
in other parts of the Americas
and also those in Europe. Those
in Asia will have to take the ex
aminations in Manila.
Candidates must have received
from a school or university of re
cognized standing a 4-year Bach
lelor's degree. They must have ob
itained a general average of at
lieast 80 per cent in their senior
year or in the bar. board or any
Egovernment examination required
ifor the practice of their profes
lsion, unless they have successfully
jcompleted a 4-year course lead-‘
_ing to the degree of Bachelor of I
.Science in Foreign Service in
which case they shall be exemptl
lfrom said requirement. They must
f be Filipino citizens, in good health
land of upright. moral character.
ICandidates married to aliens must‘
lobtain previous permission from
Ithe Secretary of Foreign Affairs‘
‘to take the examinations, it be
ing necessary in the request there
for that the antecendents of the
,alien spouse be stated.
; Applications duly accomplished
‘must be filed with or actually re-l
{ceived by the Board of Foreignl
33ervice Examiners, c/o Depart-i
iment of Foreign Affairs, Manila,i
ithe Philippine Embassy, Washing-l
‘ton. DC, or the Philippine Le-l
.gation, Paris, as the case may be,‘
gnot later than June 11, 1955. Can
ididates are instructed tomake in
;quiries with these offices at least‘
in week before the end of June!
las to the exact date of the ex-%
‘ nminations and also as to whether;
ior not they are to be admitted tol
the examinations.
I There will be two phases of the
iexaminations, the written and the
jorai, each to be given 50 per centl
‘weight. The subject to be given!
under the written examination‘
are:
S 1. International Law or Inter—
? national Trade; l
g 2. Diplomatic and Consular?
j Practice;
l 3. Political and Economic Geo
f graphy and either History of
1 Diplomacy or Modern History;|
: 4. Philippine History, Govem-i
, ment and Economic Conditions;.
5. Spanish or French; and
i 6.English Composition. I
1 English Composition will cover
» essays and exercises to test clarity;
and effectiveness in writing, rea-l
soning power, ability to analyze]
Ito condense. and to determine thel
iimportant from the unimportant;
gin complicated materials. etc. The?
‘minimum required grade for Eng~|
fiish Composition is 80 per cent
3and for the general average in the
’written examination. 75 per cent.
’The relative weight.- of the Inb
-Ijects in the written min-tho
are 30 per cent for English Com
position. 10 per cent for Spanish
or French and 15 per cent for each ‘
of the other four subjects.
Only those obtaining at least
the minimum required (one-. 1
average at 15 per cent lathe-writ-
FILIPINO FORUM
Inter-Community Council' To Elect A Convention Qloß9]
PRECY BALDOZ
T 0 ELECT A QUEEN for its Third Annual Convention, the Filipino Inter-Community Council of the
Pacific Northwest has embarked upon a queen contest that will close towards the end of Septembeh
The queen-elect will reign over the Council's convention sometime in October. Three candidates from
three organized Filipino communities have entered the race so far. They are Presentacion Bald",
candidate of the Filipino Community of Yakima. Valley; Carla Mumey, sponsored by the Filip“.
Community of Seattle. Inc.; and Carol Jean Gidacan, entered by the Filipino Community of Brem
erton.
Proposes Northwest
Boxing Tournament
HAS GREAT IDEA--A. L. Neff,
of Net! and Company. Seattle,
has been sounding business and
civic leaders in the Pacific
Northwest for their opinion re
arding his proposed “Interna
-1 tional Great Northwestern Dian
‘ mond Belt A.A.U. Boxing Cham
‘ pionship Tournament” to be held
1 in August at the Civic Stadium
‘ in Seattle during the Sealan- ac
‘ tivities. Among those who have '
responded favorably to his pro
‘ ject are U.S. Senator Warren G.
Magnuson, the Royal Athletic
Club, the American Legion, first
District; the Multnomah Civic
Stadium of Portland. the Cham-
Ber of Commerce in Honolulu,
the Catholic Northwest Pro
gress, and many other organiza
tions.
ten examination and 80 per cent'
in English Composition will be en-]
titled to take the oral examina-g
tion. The oral examination will{
Consist of a series of interviews]
oral tests. discussions to examine
clarity and effectiveness in orall
expression and also logical and!
efficient thinking. Appearance”
personality and social behavior!
will be noted and graded. together;
with previous record: and general!
aptitude for foreign service work:
Arrangements will be made if;
practicable for those abroad pas-:
sing the written examination: to;
come to Manila at their own ex-x
pense to participate with the;
others in the oral examinations. j
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* Made As You Like Them
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Fresh Fish - Smoked Meats
Fruits and Vegetables
SE. 0829 Seattle 4. Wash.
809 King Street
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