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THf COY4HA A-RGUSv CITIZEN : -.'••' • . I-''--. ': 'i Q.iti*:.'«m*» .., -.•:.;..-<.. .. + f . ;.. Friday," February 29, 195 ARVID VIEDMARK Will Produce Easter Drama An Easter play, Mattiq B. Shannon's Shannon's "The Symbol of the Cross,' 1 was under production this week by the newly-organized drama class of the California Baptist seminary. Date of presentation has not yet been announced, but it will be in the pre-Easter season. of Far East Radio Station to be told Here Arvid L, Viedmark of the Far East Broadcasting company, Manila, Philippines, will tell the' story of this missionary radio station and the spread of Christianity over the air in the orient, Sunday, March 2, at 7 p.m., at the Covina Assembly of God ifchurch, corner Second and School streets, of which Rev. R. L. Davis is jthe pastor. '•.....,' I Viedmark, field director of the ;FaV East ' Broadcasting company, raduated from Southern California Jible college, and has d6ne graduate graduate work at the. Los Angeles Baptist Baptist Theological seminary." He has Jjeen a pastor for four and a half years, evangelist for two years, and served two years in the y army as a bhaplain. Before entering- the min- Mry he was in business for himself jn; manufacturing. He also had experience experience in construction' and contracting. contracting. ' During World War II, Viedmark served as chaplain with both white and colored troops in the Philippines. Philippines. He was with a combat troop that took part In the cleanup job in the Philippines. He and Chaplain Wish'art converted General Yamo- khito, who was the commanding general of the Japanese forces occupying occupying the Philippines. It was under General Yamoshito's leadership that the death march of Bataan was ordered ordered and other atrocities. The chaplains were preaching to the Japanese prisoners, including the general, who was under sentence of death. They had been preaching to them for three or four months when the general accepted Christ They also ministered to the headhunter Gretos in the mountains of northern Luzon. When the organizers of the Far East Broadcasting company moved to the Philippines in the early beginnings beginnings of "The Call of the Orient," Chaplain Viedmark assisted in securing securing their franchises. After facing released from active duty in the Army, he joined the Far East Broadcasting Broadcasting company nnd returned to the Philippines, where he did much cf the pioneer work in the developing developing of the' station. Pastor R. L. Davis of the Assembly Assembly of God chWch extends an invitation invitation to everyone to attend this service tb hear this amazing story of a twentieth century mirac.e. Gapt. Moncrief Ends Training Capt. Charles W. Moncrief, Jr., has completed an Infantry officer | refresher course at Fort Benrving, i Georgia. He is regularly stationed I at the Presidio in San Francisco. | Capt. Moncrief is the holder of tho 1 Silver Star, the Bronze Star, the I Purple Heart,'and the Distinguished Unit Citation. His wife, Mrs. Dorothy Dehmer Moncrief, is now living in Daly City, California. when driving's foo /lecfic...

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  1. Covina Argus,
  2. 29 Feb 1952, Fri,
  3. Page 8

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