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VOL 4, No. 10 PUBLISHED BY THE LAGO OIL & TRANSPORT CO.. LTD. JULY 16, 1943
Caribbean Food Purchases
Ease Shortages of Foods
Normally Bought in U.S A.
Prices Not Based on Cost But
On Current Lower USA Prices
Every newspaper and newsmagazine
received here recently tells of serious
shortages in many important food
items in the United States, caused by
the heavy demands of Lend-Lease and
the armed forces. It is inevitable that
some of these shortages are reflected in
the supplies available at the Company's
commissaries; many of them, however,
have beer reduced or eliminated through
developing local sources of food.
Started last Spring when the difficul-
ties of securing some foods in the.United
States first arose, the program has now
reached a point where varieties and
quantities available can be kept at al-
most pre-war levels on many items,
both essential and non-essential.
In nearly all cases the cost of these
local purchases is appreciably higher
than if they were made in the U.S., but
these higher costs are not reflected in
the employees' food bill. The selling
price of all such items is based on cur-
rent U.S. prices, and the Company
absorbs all costs above this level.
Venezuela is one of the chief sources
at present. Butter, eggs, tomatoes, and
coffee are a large part of its contribu-
tion to Aruba's food supply, and with
one or two exceptions all fresh fruits
and vegetables have come from there in
recent months. The coffee sold at the
commissaries is specially blended for
tago, to match as closely as possible
the samples of Maxwell House coffee
which were sent to Venezuela for that
purpose some time ago. Also received
from there is a limited supply of ice
cream mix which compares very favor-
ably with the mix bought from United
States suppliers. Potatoes were imported
from that country for a short time, but
the Venezuelan government banned fur-
ther exports. (Similar export restric-
tions have been experienced in Surinam,
which will not permit exportation of
brown rice). The Company has made re-
Continued on page 6
C. M. Clower, formerly Assistant
Superintendent at the Caripito refinery,
has been transferred to Aruba as First
Assistant Superintendent of the Main-
tenance and Construction department.
The Welding and Boilermaking de-
partments were combined into one de-
partment June 28, with I. Cosio as
General Foreman. E. Miller and E. Mer-
win are Assistant General Foreman.
In the Technical Service department,
A. T. Rynalski, Technical Superinten-
dent, is to be transferred to New York
late this month, to act as technical
advisor in the office of President W. J.
Haley for the duration of the war. J. M.
Whiteley has been appointed Acting
Technical Superintendent, D. P. Barnes
has been appointed Acting Director of
Laboratories, and T. M. Binnion will
take over Mr. Barnes' duties at No. 2
Laboratory in addition to having charge
of No. 1 Laboratory.
The Watching Service has been re-
organized, and will be known as the
Lago Police Department. Police Chief is
G. B. Brook, Police Captain is K. A.
Hoglund, Police First Lieutenants are J.
Everts, E. Sloterdijk, L. van Romondt,
and H. C. Wathey, Police Sergeants are
A. Lang and A. van Woerkom.
Compranan di Cuminda Den Caribe
ta Alivia Eseaseznan di Comestibles
CumprA Normalmente na E. U.
Tur corantnan cu a word ricibi aki
recientemente ta papia di escaseznan
serio di hopi articulonan di cuminda na
Estados Unidos, ocasiona p'e demanda-
nan grand di Forzanan Armn. Inevita-
blemente, e escaseznan aki por worde
observe den e provisionnan cu ta word
hayA den e comisarionan di Compania;
sin embargo, hopi di nan a worde redu-
ci of elimini por complete awor cu Com-
pania ta import cuminda fo'i paisnan
Den casi tur casonan, e costo di e com-
pranan aki ta notablemente mas halto
cu si nan a worde haci na Estados Uni-
dos, pero empleadonan no ta sinti e di-
ferencia den e prijsnan mas halto aki,
pues e articulonan aki ta word bendi
pa prijsnan cu ta den e mes nivel cu
prijsnan na Estados Unidos i Compania
ta absorbe tur costonan ariba di e nivel
Continued den Pagina 8
Aki nos ta mira Jim Bluejacket, Fore-
man popular di Welding Department,
ora Superintendente di Departamento
Mecanico W. R. C. Miller ta entregu'e
un regalo di so hopi amigonan un dia
prome cu so sallda fo'i Aruba dia
29 di JunL
The end of many years of service, during which he made countless friends,
is shown above as Jim Bluejacket received a farewell gift and scroll at the
M. & C. office the day before he left Aruba June 29. W.R.C. Miller is making
the presentation on behalf of the 178 who signed the scroll, which was design-
ed by Don Blair, at left. Second from left is Ed Miller of the Welding depart-
ment, who made the "send-off" speech.
(Esso N Ews
JULY 16, 1943
Villain Acquitted in Mock Trial
Aruba's Rain By
A manslaughter court trial with all the trimmings was
a novel feature of the Lago Heights Club's entertainment
June 25, when Asseez Bacchus was acquitted of a "trump-
ed up" charge for manslaughter. He represented a drug-
gist who was accu-ed of causing the death of a patron
through administering ,an overdose of morphine.
Percy Branch (left foreground) was the prosecuting
attorney who lost the case. He was assisted by Sam Via-
pree. Defense attorney was Roy Bishop (right fore-
ground) assisted by Ralph Lohar. The judge (at far left
on stage) was played by Bipat Chand. Others in the
picture are jurors and court attendants. The Registrar
was Frank Gilkes, and the Sergeant at Arms was Leslie
Dining Hall employees gathered June 25 to say goodbye
to Charles Moore, Steward, who left for the United Stites
the following day. The picture shows Mr. Moore (third
from left) answering a toast which was proposed by
head waiter Pedrito Wilson, at extreme right. The small
table holds gifts presented to Mr. Moore, including a
watch, pen and pencil set, and brief case.
The Military Life
(As seen by one who knows
very little about it!)
'30 '31 '32 '33 '34 '35 '36 '37 '38 '39 '40 '41 '42
With the season for rain just around the corner, and
with that precious commodity needed throughout the is-
land as never before, statistics from records kept by the
Laboratory for the last 14 years may help to show
gardeners, farmers, and just plain water drinkers what
the chances are for a season that would please them, if
not construction men.
In this chart (designed by George LeMaire of the
Training Division) the dividing line represents the mid-
point of the rain year; over the 13-year period shown,
that is, the amount of rain above the line approximately
equals the amount below.
Rain-wanting optimists may lean on the law of aver-
ages, drawing comfort from the apparent succession of
five-year intervals between peak years. With 1933 and
1938 producing sizeable amounts of rainfall, 1943 could
again be the fifth-year to relieve the island's serious
E diagrama aki ta mustra e cantidad di lawa cu a yobe
aki na Aruba cada afia durante e ultimo 13 afianan. Mien-
tras mas largo e lineanan ta, mas yubia a kai den e aia
ey. Asina nos por mira cu hopi awa a yobe na 1933, i
atrobe na 1938, mientras cu durante e period di cinco
aina entire 1933 i 1938 tawatin poco yubia. Si e period I
aki di cinco aria continue, anto na 1943 awa mester yobe
2 ARUBA ESSO NEWS
ARUBA ESSO NEWS
JULY 16, 1943 ARUBA ESSO NEWS 3
AR uBAnN NEWS
PUBLISHED AT ARUBA, N. W.I., BY THE
LAGO OIL & TRANSPORT CO., LTD.
The next issue of the ARUBA ESSO NEWS will be distributed
Friday, August 6. All copy must reach the editor in the
Personnel building by Saturday noon, July 31.
THE SECRET NOBODY TOLD
Just before dawn, United States war and troop ships
will approach a certain enemy island. Our warships will
begin an intense bombardment while our troops race for
shore in invasion barges. Simultaneously, the sky will
blossom with parachutes, :and ten minutes later our men
will have the surprised enemy's airfield. Mopping up will
then take place, and not too many days later you will
smile as you read headlines of a United Nations victory.
But will you? Or will the enemy's "bits and pieces"
.system have done its job? You see...... last week the wife
of a shipping clerk in an Iowa drug house remarked to a
friend: "We're staying home tonight-Al's tired. He
shipped 80 cases of quinine to the Army today". And
last night a friend of a friend of a soldier said to her
.girl friend: "Helen heard that Earl hasn't written because
his arm's been swollen from inoculations. Funny, he was
inoculated before, when he first joined the paratroops".
And in a lot of other places a lot of other people talked
about their jobs, their friends, and what they were doing.
And a few of their remarks were heard by the enemy.
Many more were not overheard the enemy iEn't every-
where, doesn't hear everything. But their agents' and
sympathizers' instructions are "Report everything you
hear don't try to judge its value". And now today
a man is studying those tiny "bits and pieces", those
seemingly harmless scraps of information from all parts
of the country. "Quinine for the Army the tropics, eh?
And 80 cases means a lot of men". Two days later: "...pa-
ratroopers inoculated..." "Now why? Must have been
Inoculated before, why again? Expecting to encounter
new diseases, perhaps tropical?" Iowa City:: "...heard
man m movie talking about neighbor's son Tom. Being
trained in invasion tactics in Texas... neighbor hasn't
heard from son lately..." "Hasn't heard lately maybe
"HARMLESS" REMARKS TELL THE ENEMY PLENTY
From the files under "Sailings", a report of two weeks
ago. Denver-"... a woman said her nephew, John Wy-
cowski, had mEiled". From the files under "List of Men
Whose Divisions are Known" "...heard girl ask friend,
Stella Wycowski, if she'd heard from brother lately.
.Stella W. replied 'Yes, he's in Texas with 29th Infantry' ".
"So the 29th of Texas has sailed.... and another soldier
in Texas, with special invasion training, seems to have
sailed, too looks like one and the same thing. One division
-of invasion troops sailing.... quinine shipped.... paratroop-
ers inoculated.... could they be going after one of our
And so he continues, studying, sifting a steady flow of
'bits and pieces of information. Many are useless, few
mean much in themselves. But the men who study them
are working on huge jig-saw puzzles some are never
.finished, the missing pieces don't come in. But they don't
have to be. "Can't find out which island, or exactly when,
but it must be soon. And it's in the tropics so It has
to be one of these six". So the word goes out. And in that
carefully planned attack about which nobody talked
(very much) many of our ships are sunk by enemy
subs lying in wait. Others of our men are thrown back
into the sea by forewarned superior forces... our para-
troopers and planes are caught by a swarm of enemy
fighters. And that's what you read about-unsmiling-in
your morning paper.
YOU DON'T HAVE TO KNOW A BIG SECRET . .
TO GIVE A BIG SECRET AWAY
Ordinary little facts, you see, the kind of things any-
one might know, such as a soldier's location; where he is,
where he's going, how or when ... may supply the missing
pieces in the enemy's jig-saw puzzle.
And not only soldiers the Lume goes for planes
and ships (and double for convoys) and their crews. And
for production, too, and even for ship sinkings -- "It was
terrible we saw them from the shore. The men came
swimming and rowing in all day". (The enemy wasn't
sure he'd sunk that ship).
BUT WHAT ABOUT THINGS
HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE KNOW ABOUT?
The enemy must know about those things, too, you'd
think. But that's wrong the enemy won't know if
those hundreds of people don't talk. In 1918 a German
submarine was sunk at Scapa Flow in Scotland. Its cap-
tain had been ordered to attack the British Grand Fleet
there. Yet the Grand Fleet had left Scapa Flow a year
before as all Scotland knew. But the Germans didn't
know. Because the Scots hadn't talked.
The enemy can't be everywhere, you see. Something big
may be happening thousands know about it and
it just happens there's not an enemy around. So the
enemy's depending on his "bits and pieces" system for
finding out about it later. But he won't find out ... if we
don't tell him.
J. Edgar Hoover, FBI Director, says: "Certain key
word will tell you what types information our enemies
tire especially anxious to get hold of. Read these key
words... study them... remember them: WHERE HOW
- WHEN HOW MANY WHAT KIND. Of course,
that's only a suggestion of the kind of information our
enemies need. No list would be complete. What would we
like to know about our enemies their men, their train-
ing, their location, their plans, their production? Well,
that's what they want to know about us".
CAN WE TALK ABOUT ANYTHING?
Of course. Just remember this rule:
If you HEAR it from someone don't repeat it.
If you SEE it yourself don't repeat it.
But if you READ it in newspapers or magazines or
hear it on the radio, then it's public property and you
may talk !about it.
The foregoing is an adaptation of "A Personal Message
to the Mothers, Wives, Fathers, Brothers, Sisters ani
Friends of Service Men", issued by the United States
government. No thoughtful person can lightly brush it
aside as "war propaganda", nor can residents of Aruba
protest that it does not apply to them. It applies to
anyone anywhere on the United Nation's side of the line,
and its message is as strong to a Lagoite as it is to
someone living near a munitions factory or an army
camp in the United States or England.
With troops, coastal defenses, production, or ships'
names, cargoes, destinations, and sailing dates, we have
plenty NOT to talk about.
When Maria Montez, volatile
Universal Pictures star, appear-
ed recently in "Arabian
Nights", at one time or another
during the picture she wore 13
costumes w h i c h altogether
totaled five pounds and two
ounces in weight. Simplifies the
clothes-rationing problem no
Shortages may develop in this or that imported
food, but the supply of fish, a big staple in Aruba's
diet, is ne\er-ending. The photograph shows a fre-
quent scene at the Cold Storage Plant, with 5,500
pounds of fish, mostly red snappers, being unloaded
from a single truck. These, most popular variety
among cooks here, are caught at a so-called "red
snapper bank" near Venezuela, usually at a depth
of 400 to 500 feet. Average receipts at the Cold
Storage Plant are about two tons every week.
(Boddy deCuba, former employee who for many
years has arranged transactions between the Com-
pany and the fishermen, is in left foreground of
picture, back to camera).
De vez en cuando por tin escasez di un of otro cu-
minda cu ta worde importA, pero e provision di pis-
cA, cu ta un di e articulonan principal di cuminda
Arubiano, no ta caba nunca. E portret aki ta mus-
tra nos un escena cu nos por mira frecuentemente
n'e Planta di Cold Storage: 5,500 liber di pisci ta
worde descargi fo'i un truck; mayoria ta pisca co-
ra. E soorto di pisci aki aij masha popular entire
kokkinan ski na Aruba i ta worde cogi na un banki
cerca di Venezuela hopi biaha na un profundidad di
400 a 500 pia bao di awa. Defartamento di Cold
Storage ta ricibi un promedio di mas o menos 2 ton
pa siman. (Cu su espalda p'e kodak, nos ta mira
Boddy deCuba, ex-empleado di Compania cu duran-
te hopi aria a sirbi di intermediario entire
Compania i e piscadornan).
ARUBA ESSO NEWS
Here and There
Lago was well-represent-
ed in the lineup of winners
following the July 5 Army-
N a v y-civilian swimming
meet sponsored by the Com-
munity Council. The lower
pictu-re shows the presenta-
tion of prizes between base-
ball games, with Irving
Poehlman receiving an award
from Fay Cross, who made
the presentations. At left is
Carl Wilkens, followed by
William Ruggles and George
McKay (partly hidden). Jack
Friel, Council representative,
is at right.
The top picture shows a
perfect back-dive by Robert
Dorwart, who placed second
in the diving competition.
Prizes for the service men
were provided by the Lago
Community Council from
War Chest funds allotted to
service men's entertainment,
while the Esso Club gave
the prizes for Lagoites.
Special Award of FIs. 100
The Special Awards Committee recent-
ly announced an award of Fls. 100 to
A. H. Shaw for a suggestion that will
reduce the shortage of oxygen which
has hampered progress on the CON pro-
ject. His idea of replacing the scarce
caustic potash used in the manufacture
of oxygen with activited alumina which
can be used indefinitely will realize an
increase of 2,000 cylinders per year, and
will save about Fls. 15,000 per year.
The Committee's prize money for the
right ideas is unlimited. Help increase
Aruba's war effort by submitting ideas
for the CON project to Committee Chair-
man D. I. Maxwell, Main Office.
Frankie Esta Leo-
nard, daughter of
Tom Leonard of the
graduated from the
Woman's College of
the University of
North Carolina ear-
ly las t month,
receiving a degree
in secretarial admi-
nistration. Miss Leonard, who graduated
from the Lago High School in 1939, was
an honor roll student and active in cam-
Oeeasionally t h e _... .- '-..4
News should be fA
printed in color, and 9
this was one of
those times. Black
and white doesn't
do justice to these
winners in the re-
cent model, best
swinging, and best
dressed golfer com-
petition held by the
Women's Golf Club;
however, for lack of
blue, red, chartreuse, and a few other colored inks, it will have to do. Left to
right are Mesdames Strong, Wylie, Cleveland, Reeve, Harth, C. Griffin, Herd-
man, Kane, Stephen, and Stoddard. Mrs. Griffin was the choice for Best Swing,
and the award for Model Golfer, or Golf Magazine Cover Girl, went to
Though we always associate the pine-
apple with Hawaii, it did not originate
there its original home was in the
Latest wartime food product is a car-
rot juice cocktail, made from a powder
that comes in a cellophane package.
The principal use of buttermilk other
than as a food is in paint.
Labor Camp Dining Hall
Labor Camp Dining Hall
San Nicolas Juniors
JULY 16 1943
SJULY 16 1943
CARIBEAN FOOD From page I
cent overtures to the Venezuelan gov-
ernment for permission to resume po-
tato purchases, which were again reject-
Cuba, Santo Domingo, and Puerto Ri-
co contribute to the commissaries'
shelves with rice and sugar (as well as
cigars). Salt is now brought from Bo-
An important source of supply (non-
Caribbean) that is not yet fully develop-
ed is Argentina. From there we receive
edible oils, lard, smoked hams and
bacons, canned meats, jams, sweet bis-
cuits, honey, vinegar, and Lux -and
Palmolive soap. (No items in tins may
be exported.) Prices in the Argentina
are uniformly higher: while meat prices
are fairly in line with States prices, the
cost of anything connected with fruits
is prohibitive, as are some others. Exam-
ples: corned beef hash, Argentina
Fls. 0.38, U.S. Fls. 0.35; canned peas,
Arg. Fls. 0.80, U.S. FIs. 0.30; strawberry
jam in jars, Arg. Fls. 1.02, U.S. Fls. 0.43.
The program for assuring adequate
food supplies was rounded out some time
ago with the Company's importation of
seeds from the United States for plant-
ing in Venezuela. The seeds, brought in
by air express from New Orleans, includ-
ed tomato, okra, string beans, head let-
tuce, turnips, cabbage, and onions.
They were turned over to planters in
Venezuela with the understanding that
the produce will be reserved for Lago's
Caterpillar engines are best-known in
tiactors, but this one will go to sea.
Miguel Felipe (giving the crane signals)
and his co-workers at the Garage are
installing it in a Marine department
A strong booster for safety hats is
Teodoro Guarecuco, pipefitter, whose
hat recently saved him from what might
have been a serious injury. He is shown
holding the one and a half pound ham-
mer which fell 35 feet, striking him on
the head. So strong was the safety hat
that only by looking closely can the
dent in its crown be seen.
Un hende cu por papia bon di sombre-
nan di seguridad ta Teodoro Guarecuco,
pipefitter, kende su sombre a salv'e di
lo que por a result den un herida serio.
Aki nos ta mir'e cu e martin di un liber
i mei cu a kai fo'i un haltura di 25 pia
'riba su cabez. E sombre di seguridad
tawata asina fuerte cu solamente fo'i
masha cerea bo por mira e dobli 'riba
Youth, too, had its fling
S over the recent holiday
weekend with a baby con-
test staged at the Lago
Heights playground by
the Home and Health
Club. The winners, pictur-
ed at right: back row, left
to right, Fay Rohee, Ro-
bert Gooding, Elizabeth
deVries, and Eddie Wijn-
gaarde. Front row, Ernie
Philipszoon, Yvette Tul-
loch, Joan deAbreu, Fred-
die deVries, and Anna
Eliazer. Competition was
for cutest and healthiest
in the six months to one
year, one to three year,
and four to eight year
A son, Ismael, to Mr. and Mrs. Be-
nancio Maduro, June 17.
A son, Luis Emerio, to Mr. and Mrs.
Jesus Villaroel, June 17.
A son, Henricus Vincentius, to Mr.
and Mrs. Wilfred D'Aguiar, June 18.
A son, Julio Cristobal, to Mr. and
Mrs. Evaristo Croes, June 19.
A daughter, Claire Helouise, to Mr.
and Mrs. O. Van Thol, June 19.
A daughter. Maria Filomena, to Mr.
and Mrs. Narciso Kock, June 20.
A son, Berry Bernard, to Mr. and
Mrs. John Gomes, June 22.
A daughter, Jane, to Mr. and Mrs.
Leon Anthony, June 24.
A son, Winston St. Clair, to Mr. and
Mrs. Ernest Green, June 26.
A son, Bernardo, to Mr. and Mrs. Ber-
nardo Toppenberg, June 27.
A son Irenio Jacob, to Mr. and Mrs.
Augustin deMei, June 28.
A son, Edward, to Mr. and Mrs. Wil-
liam Loor, June 28.
A son, Adolfo Rafael, to Mr. and Mrs.
Angel Gonzalez, June 30.
A daughter, Vivian Eileen, to Mr. and
Mrs. Hendrik Wever, June 30.
A daughter, Yvonne Vanessa, to Mr.
and Mrs. Gideon Rathnum, July 1.
A son, Ronald Jo, to Mr. and Mrs. Jo
Arrias, July 2.
A daughter, to Mr. and Mrs. Estanis-
lao De Lange, July 3.
A son, Leonsard Filivio, to Mr. and
Mrs. Angel Tromp, July 5.
A daughter, to Mr. and Mrs. Ambro-
sio Tromp, July 6.
A son, to Mr. and Mrs. Eusebio Ras.
SCHEDULE OF PAYDAYS
- 15 Friday, July 23
- 31 Tuesday, August 10
ARUBA ESSO NEWS
Y LUJ 1 6 1 943
JULY 16. 1943 ARUBA ESSO NEWS
Warehouse Defeats Personnel
In Final of Knockout Series
The sport-crammed July 4 weekend
started off July 3 with the Warehouse
squad taking the trophy in the six-team
knockout series with a 4 to 1 win over
The tournament opened June 19 with
Lago All-Stars Battle Schutters to Tie
The cream of the
crop of Lago's foot-
ball players, selected
for the July 4 gane
against the Schut-
ters, are at right.
Front row, I. to r.,
Marcelo M a d u ro,
Leonso Solognler, Ra-
man Ridderstap, Da-
mian Tromp, Jossy
Quandt, Hans Nahar,
and Jose Bislick.
Back row, Jose Pau-
Ilna, Ermlnlo Jacobs,
Charles Becker, Gre-
gorio Franken, Angel
Chlrino, Otilio Pau-
lina, and Tommy
Suprlano van der Linden scores first for the
Warehouse In the final game. Bearing down on
him at right are Rolando de Palm and Tommy
S Croes of Personnel. A split second after the
picture was taken, the ball was In the goal.
Stwo exceptionally hard-fought games At
the end of an hour, Storehouse and
d Utilities were tied at 2 2. After two
71/ minute extra periods they were tied
S3 3. Then, each team kicked three
penalties, and again tied at one each. It
S was finally decided by the toss of a coin,
which the Storehouse won. The same day
T.S.D. and M. & C. tied at 1 1, with
T.S.D. winning the game 2 1 after
15 extra minutes.
June 26 Personnel beat Lago Heights
S4 0 at the Sport Park, while the
Storehouse dusted off T.S.D. 4 2 at
Sthe Lago Heights field, to put Personnel
and Storehouse into the final.
Begwins Donate Treasury
The Begwin Club, a girls' sport group
which became inactive some time ago,
has turned over its entire treasury to
the Princess Irene Committee. This do-
nation of Fls. 150 will be of substantial
aid to the Committee in carrying out
their war work.
In acknowledging it, Mrs. W. de
Brauw, Vice-President, said "We receiv-
ed your very welcome gift of Fls. 150
for the Princess Irene Committee fund.
We are very grateful for your gift...
you .did good work with your gift for
we can always use money so well buy-
In one of the hardest-played games
seen at the Sport Park in many months,
the Lago All-Stars and the Schutters of
Sabaneta fought each other to a stand-
still before a huge holiday crowd July 4.
The final score was 4 4.
With many of the island's experts in
the lineup the game was fast and furi-
ous every moment, and at times the
field resembled a Tunisian battlefield.
The Schutters are reported to be the
island's best team this season, but the
Lagoites, with their golee injured near
the last of the game, came within an ace
of taking the game.
The Schutters, at first keeping Lagr.
more or less continuously on the defen-
sive, scored first after 15 minutes of
play, but five minutes later Lago'sE Oti-
lio Paulina took a corner ball on his
head, sending it cleanly between the
goalposts. The half ended at 1 1.
In the second half, Franken of the
Schutters scored (Franken brothers
were on both teams), then Becker of
Lago tied it at 2 2. Becker scored
again later, and Hans Nahar of Lago
added another one, to make it 4 2
for Lago. Loepstock of the Sabaneta
soldiers killed the All-Star's hopes, how-
ever, kicking a penalty and later scor-
ing again to tie it up at 4 4.
Being a friendly game, no extra
periods were played.
Fun and speed were
mixed in equal propor-
tions at the Lago Heights
field July 5, in an athletic
jamboree that filled the
afternoon with a great
variety of races. The pro-
gram had 17 events, and
entrants numbered over
Shown at top is the
most hilarious of the con-
tests, the eating race,
with a high wind making
it difficult to catch the
buns, let alone eat them
as they dangled on the
strings. At center is the
sack race, in which more
contestants hit the ground
than hit the finish line.
At bottom is the needle
and thread race.
Committeemen to whom
goes credit for arranging
the meet are N. Vieira, D.
Sibilo, A. Peterson, F.
Edwards, R. Jailall, G.
Lawrence, B. Chand. E.
Tulloch, S. Vi pree, P.
Branch, B. Viapree, C.
Hassell, R. Bishop. P.
Bakker, J. deVries, G.
Lawrence, H. Hirschfeld.
P. Douglas, W. Annamunthodo, E. Rankin, H. Logan, and M. Trott.:
ARUBA ESSO NEWS
JULY 16. 1943
8 ARUBA ESSO NEWS JULY 1A 1QA
Top row, left to right:
Michel Croes, Steward,
Juan Lampe, Drydock,
Pantaleon G a r c I a,
Labor, Simon Rich-
ards o n, Blacksmith.
Bottom row: Manfield
Hall, Watching, Efige-
nio Arends, L.O.F., Al-
berto Croes, Wharves,
and George Scott, Elec-
trical. Not pictured:
Joseph Vlaun, Light
Not as a test on the relative merits
of marriage and single blessedness, but
simply as a sporting contest, the bache-
lors and married men of Lago Heights
fought it out on the football field June
20 before a couple of hundred specta-
tors. The ball and chain men won the
toss, chose to play against the wind, and
made the first goal. The bachelors then
tied it up at 1 1, 'and the half ended
at 2 2. The b. and c. men booted in
four more during the second half, mak-
ing it 6 2 for marriage. For some
reason not fully explained, the bache-
lors were given another ten-minute
period to vindicate themselves, but no
more scoring was done. A wedding ring
was again made the test for team
membership the following week, when a
team of Esoville's married men challeng-
ed the victors. This game ended at
Old rivals met June 27 when R.C.A.
defeated the Aruba Juniors 5 2 to
finish the 1943 Aruba Football Bond's
first half. While R.C.A. has taken the
championship for the last five years in
succession, the winner is anybody's
guess this year, since the champs have
been beaten so far by Hollandia and the
Competition in the Aruba Sport Unic
calls for games at the Sport Park be-
tween Unidos and Paramount July 18.
Lago Heights and R.C.B. July 25, and
San Nicolas Juniors and Vulcania
The Essoville Sports
formed June 24. Bipat
man, Ewald Woiski is
Chand is Chair-
Edney Huckleman and John Francisco
are Secretaries, and Rene deVries is
Treasurer. The Association has a foot-
ball team (with Hans Nahar as coach
and captain and Andrew Sjaw-A-Kian
as vice-captain) and a cricket team.
Basketball, table tennis, and possibly
other sports are planned for the future.
Dos rival bieuw a enfrenta otro dia
27 di Juni, ora R.C.A. a derrota Aruba
Juniors 5 2 pa caba asina e prome
mitar di e competitie di 1943 di Aruta
Voetbal Bond. Aunque R.C.A. a gana e
campeonato durante e ultimo cinco aia-
nan sucesivamente, no ta facil pa adivi-
na e ganador e aia aki, pues te awor e
campeonnan a worde derrota door di
Hollandia i Schutternan.
Tooneelgroep A. N. V.
De Tooneelgroep, Algemeen Neder-
landsch Verbond, Afdeeling Aruba. heeft
op het oogenblik weer een tooneelstuk in
studied; ditmaal een vermakelijke detec-
tivegeschiedenis naar het Fransch van
Paul Armont, Gerbidon en Manoussi
door Mevr. Ranucci-Beckmann, Getiteld
"Dicky". De opvoeringen zullen plaats
vinden op de Zaterdagen 17 en 24 July
a.s. in het Rialto Theater te Oranjestad.
Op den 17den is het volle maan, terwijl
op den 24sten tegen het beeindigen van
de voorstelling er maanlicht zal zijn.
Er wordt hard gewerkt aan decors en
stuk en de medewerkers hopen, evenals
bij voorgaande opvoeringen het geval
was, op een groote opkomst. De toe-
gangskaarten zin verkrijgbaar bij de
medespelers en bij de Veld Stores te
Oranjestad en Sint Nicolaas.
CUMINDA Di pagina I
Venezuela ta un di e fuentenan prin-
cipal actualmente. Manteca, webo, toma-
ti i koffie ta un gran part di su contri-
bucion n'e provision di cuminda pa Aru-
ba, i cu un of dos exception tur frutanan
i legumbrenan fresco a bini fo'i e pais
aki den tltimo lunanan. Batata tambe
tawata worde import fo'i Venezuela du-
rante corto tempo, pero Gobierno vene-
zolano a prohibi e export despues. (Re-
striccionnan di export asina tambe a
worde experiment na Surinam, unda e
export di arroz bruin no ta worde per-
miti). Compania a trata di haya permi-
so pa haci compranan di batata atrobe,
pero e permiso a worde ningA.
Arroz i sucu (i tambe cigar) ta word
import fo'i Cuba, Santo Domingo i
Puerto Rico. Salu ta bini fo'i Bonaire.
Un fuente important di provision
aunque no den Caribe) cu no ta desar-
roya completamente ainda ta Argenti-
na, fo'i unda nos ta ricibi azetanan co-
mestible, manteca di porco pa cushina,
ham i spekki human, carni na bleki, jam,
buscushi dushi, miel, binager i hhbon
Lux i Palmolive. Prijsnan di Argentina
ta uniformemente mas halto: mientras
cu prijsnan di carni ta mas o menos mes-
cos cu esunnan di Estados Unidos, e
prijs di tur lo que ta fruta, of algo pa-
reci, como tambe otro articulonan. ta
considerablemente halto. Ejemplonan:
"corned beef hash", Argentina Fls. 0.38.,
Estados Unidos Fls. 0.35; bonchi na ble-
ki, Argentina Fls. 0.80, Estados Unidos
Fls. 0.30; "Strawberry jam" den glas,
Argentina Fls. 1.02, Estados Unidos
E program pa asegura un provision
adecuado di cuminda a word extend
algun tempo pasa, ora Compania a im-
porta simia fo'i Estados Unidos pa wor-
de plant na Venezuela. E simianan, cu
a word treci pa aeroplane fo'i New Or-J
leans, ta inclui tomati, yambo, snijbon-
chi, lechuga, konolchi, colo i ciboyo. Nan
a worde entregA na plantadornan na Ve-
nezuela cu e entendemento di cu e pro-
ducto lo word reservA pa Lago.