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Title: Aruba Esso news
Physical Description: v. : ill. ; 30-44 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Lago Oil and Transport Company, Ltd
Publisher: Lago Oil and Transport Co., Ltd.
Place of Publication: Aruba Netherlands Antilles
Creation Date: October 1, 1944
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Language: Text in English and papiamento.
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A RBA


PUBLISHED BY THE LAGO OIL & TRANSPORT CO., LTD.


Antolin Kock Selected To Go
To U.S. For Training


One of the youngest apprentices to
ever be selected for specialized training
in the U. S. is Antolin Kock, 18 year
old graduate aprrentice of the Instru-
ment Shop.
Four years ago Antolin started the
Apprentice Training Course and through
hard work and perseverance graduated
this year. Because he did carry on and
graduate the Management selected him
to go to the U. S. for 10 weeks begin-
ning October 13, for special training
pertaining to calculating machines, type-
writers and adding machines.
Few boys in the world at the age of
18 have ever had the opportunity to
travel to a foreign land on full salary
with all expenses paid to receive special
training. We understand this is Anto-
lin's first trip away from Aruba, so it
is with best wishes that we bid him good
luck, a happy landing and a safe return.

Un di e aprendiznan di mas jong pa
worde escogi pa bai tuma un curso di
training especial na Merca ta Antolin
Kock di 18 anja bieuw, gradua apren-
diz di Instrument Shop.
Cuatro anja pasa Antolin a cuminza
cu e Curso di Training pa Aprendiznan
door di trabao duro i perseverancia a
Continued den pag. 6


Logoite Bombs Hungary

Word has been received from Ned
Smith son of L. G. Smith that he is now
based in Italy and has already been on
three bombing missions over Hungary.
Ned is a 2nd Lieut. and on the above
missions acted as Navigator and Bom-
bardier. From the destruction he has
seen in Italy Ned states that Italy has
certainly paid a terrible price for her
participation in this war.


Safety Sweepstakes
Prove a Success

The Safety Sweepstakes was inaugu-
rateed August 1, 1943, for the purpose
of encouraging the employees in each
department to reduce accidents and in-
juries. From August 1943 through Au-
gust 1944, there have been 3,316 month-
ly prizes (half tickets) and 459 grand
prizes (whole tickets). The employees
of all departments have shared in the
prizes, some receiving more than others
depending upon the number of accidents
per thousand employees in the depart-
ment. From all these prizes the employ-
ees have received Fls. 13,775 from the
Bond Fortuna tickets a very hand-
some figure, which emphasizes tht
safety pays.
In general, the Safety Sweepstakes, as
a Safety Incentive Program, is consider-
ed to have been beneficial, however, it
is not intended as a permanent feature.
Many such programs that are continu-
ed over a long period of time witnout
change, gradually lose effectiveness as
the novelty of the idea wears off. For
this reason, it may be expected that the
Safety Sweepstakes may be discontinu-
ed in the near future and some other
incentive plan introduced at a later date.
The more the departments and employ-
ees demonstrate their interest in a safe-
ty incentive program through accident
prevention and consequently a reduction
in industrial injuries, the greater will be
the chances for other attractive and be-
neficial programs to be inaugurated in
the future.


OCTOBER 1, 1944


Winner of Purple Heart
Returns to Aruba


We all take pleasure in welcoming
back Hippolyte C. Lawrence of Lab.
No. 1 who left Aruba 16 months ago to
fight as a Free Frenchman.
Lawrence, who calls French St. Martin
home, came to Aruba in 1938 and start-
ed to work in Lab. No. 1 as sample boy.
In 1940 feeling a strong desire to enter
into the fight he went home to St. Mal-
tin for the purpose of joining the Army.
But because of his youth he was unable
to enlist as he was only 19 years of age.
So he returned to Aruba and worked
until 1943 when he contacted Mr. Neme
of Oranjestad, the Free French Repre-
sentative in Aruba, and obtained per-
mission to go to Trinidad where he
started his preliminary training as a
pilot.
From Trinidad he was transferred to
Texas and thence to New York. In New
York along with other training such as
Commando etc. he received parachute
training. A funny thing happened one
day while practicing jumps. It seems
that he and a number of other lads made
a jump over Long Island and upon land-
ing found themselves on the lawn of a
large estate.
Before they could pick themselves up an
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WINNER OF PURPLE HEART


Cont. from page 1


old gardener was upon them inquiring
as to what they were doing there when
there were signs all around stating to
"Keep off the Grass". Everything was
smoothed over however when they ex-
plained that they could not read the
signs from where they had jumped.
Lawrence obtained his wings in Ca-
nada and went from there to England
where he flew a P47C with the Eagle
Squadron. He was unable to fly some 'f
the other well known planes such as
the P40 and P38 due to his- height
(6'-2"). His head was always sticking
out and that he says is not so good.
From England he was transferred to
North Africa where he met Charles De
Gaulle. And from there he moved on to
the Italian front and to Cassino where
he flew over 120 missions before being
shot down. When asked to tell how it
happened he just grinned and said it
was just one of those things. It seems
that he and two of his buddies were fly-
ing along doing a little hunting and
upon coming out of a cloud 4 Messer-
schmitts appeared from no where and
he was unfortunate to catch the first
burst from one of the Germans in hi:s
right wing, the second burst hit his
cock pit instrument board and him. That
is about all he remembers until about
7 hours later when he woke up in a hos-
pital with a hole through him.
Whether he pulled the rip cord on his
parachute or whether it opened automa-
tically he does'nt know. But he says he
is mighty glad it got opened. He was
picked up by one of the men of the 36th
Division of the Texas Rangers. The
Rangers he says "is the fighteness
group of men he has ever seen" and
that he cannot praise them too highly.
When asked if he had shot down any
planes he stated that he would rather
not make any statement until he receiv-
ed definite proof from headquarters.
Lawrence, after he was shot down,
spent some time in Italy in the hospital
and then was sent to Long Island and
from there to Trinidad where he receiv-
ed a medical discharge and the Purple
Heart.
So again we say welcome back Hip-
polyte, we are glad you are here.



One hundred and twenty eight (128)
suggestions were discussed by the C.Y.L
Committee during August, out of which
11 were recommended for awards. Total
awards amounted to Fls. 435.00.


Crippen Wins

Aruba Open


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Crippen Rodger
was camera shy.


- Chod McCoart


Turning in scores of 72, 74, and 79
proved good enough for Crippen to win
the Aruba Open for the second straight
year. From a small field of entrants, a
number of low handicap players beir.:
on vacation, Crippen and Eddie McCoart
were far out in front. The winning score
was 225, for a 37.5 average per nine
holes. McCoart was second with 233, or
38.8 average. This gives Crippen a tie
with Harmon Poole for winning the Open
the most times. Each man has finished
first three times, Poole gaining his vic-
tories in 1937, 38, and 39.
Bob Rodger won first in the handicap
scores, being three under par. Crippen
tied for low honors in net score with
Bob, but as only one prize can be award-
ed a person, Bob receives full honors ini
this event. Chod finished in second place,
only one stroke behind.
The five low gross scores were as
follows:
Crippen 225
McCoart 233
Coy Cross 241
Bob Rodger 243
Mundinger 252
The five low net scores were as.
follows:
Crippen 213
Bob Rodger 213
Chod 214
McCoart 221
Mundinger 222


SERVICE AWARDS

September, 1944

10-Year Buttons
Thomas S. Flanegin Boiler
Augustin Kelly Boiler
Leoncio Lor. Oduber Bldg. & Maint.
Jose Los Santos Thyzei.Commissary
Evaristo Fidanku Electrical
Crismo Thiel Dry-Dock
William F. Hodge Instrument
Arthur Smith MacNuttInstrument
Laurens Hip. Maduro Labor
Vidal Joseph Giel Labor
Christoffel Thielman Labor
Reily Jack Lago Police
Welsely T. M. Pandt L. 0. F.
Leo Th. Esser Machinist
Lucas Vroolijk Marine Wharves
Johannes Tromp Paint
Josef Petroke Paint
Estanislao Henriquez Paint
Francisco V. Maduro Paint
Mariano Petroke Paint
Theodoor Dirksz Paint
Thomas Bremer Pipe
Thomas E. Maduro Pipe
Domingo Geerman Pipe
Mateo Boekhoudt Pressure Stills
William Angela Store-house
Henzi Maduro Store-house


Gravendijk
Award for


Wins Top C. Y. I.
August


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A. M. Gravendijk's suggestion per-
taining to an accounting procedure won
the top award for August of Fls.200.00
Although the idea was not adopted as
it was originally suggested, it did result
in an alteration to the present system,
thereby affording a definite savings to
the Company.


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Safety Sweepstakes a
Proba di ta un Exito
Safety Sweepstakes a worde inaugur6
dia 1 di Agosto, 1943, cu e proposito di
anima empleadonan den cada departa-
mento pa reduci accidentenan i desgra-
cianan. Fo'i Agosto 1943 te Agosto 1944,
tabatin 3,316 premionan obsequiA men-
sualmente (mitar bijetchinan) i 459 pre-
mionan grand (bijetchinan henter). Em-
pleadonan di tur departamentonan a tu-
ma parti den e premionan, algun di nan
recibiendo mas cu otro dependiendo ar;-
ba e cantidad di accidentenan pa cada
mil empleado den e departamento. E
empleadonan a ricibi un suma di Fis.
13,775 for di e premibnan aki provenien-
te di bijetchinan di Bond Fortuna cu a
libra un cifra basta regular, cual ta
duna bo di comprende cu seguridad ta
un fuente productive.
Generalmente, e Safety Sweepstakes.
como un Programa pa Propaga Seguri-
dad, ta worde consider di tabata benefi-
cioso, sin embargo, no tabatin intencion
pa sigui cu n'e. Hopi di e programanan
ey cu ta worde continue durante un pe-
riodo largo di tempo sin cambio, gra-
dualmente ta perde interest como cu e
novedad di e idea ta desaparece. Pa e
motibo aki, bo por spera cu e Safety
Sweepstakes worde discontinue den cer-
cano future i cu algun otro plan nobo
word introduce despues. Mientras mas
e departamentonan i empleadonan de-
mostra nan interest den tn program in-
citativo di seguridad door di evita accl-
dentenan i consecuentemente reduci des-
gracianan sufri na trabao, mas grand e
oportunidadnan lo ta pa otro programa-
nan atrayente i beneficioso worde inau-
gura den future.

Tankers Collide Near Aruba
Shortly after 3:00 p. m. Monday Sep-
tember 18, Aruba was awakened by an
explosion and a lurid glow in the sky at
sea in a southwest direction from San
Nicolas. U. S. Navy rescue vessels were
quickly on the scene of the fire and
slowly the full story of one of the great-
est disasters that has occurred in this
vicinity was unfolded.
Among those lost was the Master of
one of the vessels, who was a resident
of Lago Colony. Our sincere sympathy
is extended to his family and all others
bereaved by this catastrophe.
Services for those who Jost their lives
in the disaster were held September 24
in the Methodist Church conducted by
Rev. Hillier, and in the Colony church
conducted by Rev. Dawe. On September
25, Requiem Mass was held in the Ca-
tholic Church.


Santa Cruz-Savaneta All Stars Beat San Nicholaas All Stars 2-1


Santa Cruz-Savaneta


All Stars


Back Row, left to right, Adolph, Herman, Chico, Apriono,, Fabio, Frans, Henri-
ques. Front Row, left to right, Antonio, Adrian, Koi, Reye, Frans.


San Nicholaas All Stars


Back Row, left to right, Efigenio, Marcelo, Kelly, Remiro, Sneek. Front Row,
left to right, Juan, Frans, Jonchi, Venancio, Andries, Enrique.


In a hotly contested football match at the Lago Sport Park on the Queen's
birthday, the Santa Cruz-Savaneta All Stars managed to beat the San Nicholaas
All Stars by one score to take the Lago Sport Park trophy.
The game was lively from the start. Both teams showing plenty of fight:
Final score
Santa-Cruz-Savaneta All Stars 2
San Nicholaas All Stars -1


ARUBA ES SO NEWS


OCTOBER 1 1944







OCTOBER 1, 1944 ARUBA ESSO NEWS 5


Time Ends Oueen's Birthday Cricket Match In A Tie


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All British Cricket Team
Back Row: Left to right, Priest (umpire), Knights, McLean, Huckleman, Robin-
son, Martin, West (umpire). Front Row: Left to right, Dalrymple, Butts, Brown,
Bacchus & Guisehard. Not in Picture, Roach and Perrotte (Capt.).


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All Netherlands Cricket Team


Back Row: Left to right, Priest (umpire), Wilson, Richards, LDppes, Lake, Hill-
man (Capt.), West (umpire). Front Row: Left To right, Spanner, Cooper, Can-
wood, Richardson, Dossette, Emmanuel;
When time was called at 4:30 P. M. on August 31 at the Lago Sport Park,
the score of the cricket game between the "All Netherlands" team and the "All
British" team indicated that 'the game had ended in a draw. The score being
157 for the "All British" and 129 for 9 for the "All Netherlands".
The top scorers were Canwood for the "All Netherlands" and Martin for the
"All British".
It was agreed to match a game for some future date to determine who will
carry off the Championship Trophy presented by Lago.


Browm Richards Robinson


Are You Qualified To Drive
A Motor Vehicle?

It has been a long standing require-
ment of the company, that all drivers of
Motor Vehicles, such as Automobiles,
Trucks, Motorcycles and Auto Gliders
(Scooters) be fully qualified drivers.
The above requirement was thought
necessary for reasons of safety and to
lessen the possibilities of motor acci-
dents in the refinery and in your colony.
In other words the requirement is for
yours and your fellow workers protec-
tion.
Now in order to be a qualified dri-
ver one must possess a valid drivers li-
cense. To obtain a valid drivers license
one must be physically fit and pass cer-
tain prescribed tests to prove that he
of she is familiar with the motor vehi-
cle to be operated, and is also familiar
with all traffic regulations. It has been
proven that certain people through no
fault of their own, should not drive an
automobile because of the danger of in-
jury to themselves or other persons. It
has also been proven that the majority
or she is familiar with the motor vehi-
not considered capable of driving an au-
tomobile.
By possessing a valid drivers license,
and being classed as a qualified driver
does not make one incapable of having
an accident. But anyone possessing a
valid drivers license has proven that he
is familiar with the various traffic re-
gulatons, thereby lessening the possibi-
lities of an accident.
So if you operate a motor vehicle from
time to time, or regularly, help protect
yourself and others by obtaining a valid
drivers license as soon as possible.
The Lago Police Department will
gladly help you if you need any assis-
tance.


Richards completes an off shot in
cricket game between All British & All
Netherlands teams, with Brown as
keeper and Robinson on the legs.








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Gomes Beats C. Dare to
N.W.I. Table Tennis
Championship


Fourth Group Completes Light
Oils Job Training


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In three straight games G. A. Gomes
of the Accounting Department defeated
C. Dare the Table Tennis Champion of
Curacao to take the Governor's Cup and
become undisputed Champion of the Ne-
therlands West Indies.
The Championship match was played
in Curagao, September 2, at the
Brion Theatre before a large audience.
Although it was a question in the begin-
ning as to who was the best man Go-
mes soon hit his stride and beat his op-
ponent 21 11, 21 9, 21 10.
The Cup presented by Governor Kas-
teel is to become the permanent proper-
ty of the Island winning the cup three
times in succession. Games are' to b,
played every 6 months between the
Champions of Aruba, Curacao and Bo-
naire.


Atolin Kock


continued di P. 1.


gradua e anja aki. Pa motibo cu e a si-
gui cu su program i a gradua Directiva
a a escogie pa bai Merca pa un period
di 10 siman cuminzando cu 13 di Octo-
ber, cual proposito lo ta un curso di
training especial relative na machinnan
di calcula, machinnan di scirbi i machin-
nan di conta.
Poco mucha-hombernan na mundo
cu e edad di 18 anja a yega di haya e
oportunidad pa haci un biaha na un pais
estranhero recibiendo pago complete i
tur gastonan paga i ademas disfruta di
un training especial. Nos ta comprende
cu esaki ta Antolin su prome biaha for
di Aruba, asina ta cu cordialmente nos
ta desee bon suerte i un regreso sana i
salvo.


Back Row (left to right) George Schonherr, Raymond Tjin A Djie, Prosper
Tackling, Hugo Van Vliet, Edgar Leysner, Juan Quant, Carlito Croes, Melvin
Pandt, Hipolito Gumbs, Ramiro De Kort, Luis Werleman, Ubaldo Croes, John
Ellis, Eugene Gouveia, Felipe Hoevertsz, Charles Becker, Edgar Da Silva, Este-
ban Rodriguez. Bottom Row (Left to right) Mohamed Khan, John Da Silva,
Edgerton Mirjah, Paschal Serrao, Joaquin Vieira, Marcello Geerman, Wilfred
D'Aguiar, Luis Winterdal, Sanford Bradshaw.
George Brown and Luis Donata graduated but do not appear in the picture.


The above group of men are the fourth group of a total of 131 men who have
taken advantage during the past four years of the opportunity for training that
has been provided by the Light Oils Finishing Department Job Training Course.
All of these men who have completed the course, including the above group
of graduates, are to be complimented for their perseverance in the face of such
obstacles as, in some cases a limited knowledge of the language; transportation
problems, and trying to study under blackout conditions, in addition to the nor-
mal extra effort required to participate in any adult educational program con-
ducted apart from regular working hours.
Without doubt these men feel a greater confidence in themselves, based sound-
ly on an increased knowledge of their work. The evidence that Management places
confidence in men who have improved their ability on the job by applying the
knowledge gained in the training program can be seen by analyzing the follow-
information on types of process jobs now being filled by graduates of the train-
ing program.
At the time the course started, six regular employees were promoted to staff
positions as assistant operators on a trial basis, all others were in the levelman,
treater, pumper, or one of the process helper brackets.
At present, eleven graduates have attained either full time or part time posi-
Lions as first class operators; thirty one graduates have attained positions as
assistant operators; sixty eight graduates are levelmen, treaters or pumpers'
thirteen graduates are housemen or process helpers. Only eight graduates are
no longer in the department.
The above men are from fifteen different homelands with Aruba leading the
1Pst. They are as follows; Aruba 38; Surinam 32; British Guiana 17; St. Martin
(N) 9; St. Martin (F) 7; St. Eustacius 6; St. Vincent 6; Bonaire 5; Curacao 3;
Greneda 3; St. Kitts, St. Lucia, Trinidad, Puerto Rico and the U.S., 1 each.


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OCTOBER 1, 1944 ARUBA ESSO NEWS
OCTOBER 1, 1944


Colony Commissary


Bids Jane Vlaun Adios


Capt. Reidy Meets
ex Mayor in Italy


Mi. Wolf of the Lago Colony Commissary presents a gift to Miss Jane Vlaun,
given to her by her fellow workers. Miss Vlaun, who has been an employee of
the Commissary for the past three years, leaves soon to make her home
with her relatives in the United States.




Women Golf Club Members Present Parting Gift


Back row left to right: Lois Maxwell, Anita Ward, Claire Burson, Ella Poole,
Fanny, Frances Uhr, Peggy Miller, Frances Moseley, Ida Cross, Pearl Ogden.
Seated: Dorothy Richardson, Doris Baggaley, Elba Gardere, Margaret Wade,
Frances Thurman, Gladys Baggaley.


On September 13, the women members of the Aruba Golf Club presented to
Fanny of Fanny's Shop a parting gift in appreciation of her interest and coo-
peration in promoting the women tournaments and activities at the Club.
Fanny sponsored the first women tournament at the Club in 1939 and has
sponsored one every year since. Fanny's tournament has been one of the most
popular tournaments of the Club and has always drawn a large number of en-
tries. The winners of the trophy since 1939 are the following: 1939, Mrs. H. M.
Hatfieid, 1940, Mrs. R. H. Baggaley, 1941, Mrs. John Preston, 1942, Mrs. D. I.
Maxwell, 1943, Mrs. Thomas Russell, 1944, Mrs. Roy Thurman.


Captain Reidy, who has been coming
to Aruba for the past 14 years, return-
ed recently for a brief stay, after hav-
ing spent the past 11 months acting as
Port Captain in various ports following
the Allied Armies advance in Italy.
A few months ago Captain Reidy han-
pened to notice a fellow who he thought
he had seen some place before (and as
it was learned later the other fellow
thought the same thing about Captain
Reidy). Well, after some time the two
managed to get together and after pass-
ing a few remarks (as one usually does)
such as, was it in Baltimore?, No, Baton
Rouge?. No, Baytown? No, Casper?.
No, Aruba? Yes. Now it turned out that
the stranger from Aruba was none other
than Aruba's ex Major Jerry Krastel.
Captain Krastel has been in charge of
laying pipe lines through-out Italy and
from all reports has done a grand job.
After arriving in Italy where it seem-
ed that every Italian you talked to had
a relative in the U. S., Capt. Reidy had
an opportunity to talk to a number of
American prisoners of war that had
been liberated by the invasion. The men
stated that one of the events of each
month while they were prisoners was.
the distribution of boxes supplied by
the Red Cross.
Food was always a problem due to
the rapid advance of the armies and al-
so that there were no restaurants in
any of the towns. It was necessary to
live entirely on K. rations. Living condi-
Continued on page 8








ARUBA ESSO NEWS C )CTOBER1. 1944


CAPT. REIDY From page 1
tions in every city were very poor be-
cause all utilities had been destroyed by
the retreating Germans. So it was with
great pleasure that the Captain sat
down with his good friends Min and
Joe Josephson of the Colony to a real
home cooked meal.
Proof of being real patriots was shown
by the Yugoslavs, both men and women,
who fought and worked and would not
acceptany pay out side of food and keep.
Sometimes we question some of the
stories about the ruthlessness of the
Germans. But one story Capt. Reidy wag
able to verify. On a trip to Rome he had
the opportunity to visit a cave where
the Germans had murdered 300 to 500
men, and women and children because
one Italian had fired on a group of Ger-
man soldiers. The sight of bodies piled
5 feet high and the odor m that cave
the Captain stated will long be remem-
bered by all those who had the oppor-
tunity to view this atrocity.


MAJORETTES


Left to right, Tommy Richey, Pauline
Morgan, Betty Ann Binnion,
Dorothy Stewart.

Our selection of pin-up girls for Octo-
ber are the American Legion Drum and
Bugle Corps Majorettes. May their acti-
vities here in Aruba serve as a stepping
stone toward fame and good fortune.


FOREIGN STAFF EMPLOYEES'
COUNCIL ELECTION


PRIMARY: October 9, 1944
FINAL: October 16, 1944


T. S. D. INCREASES


Left to right: R. A.


STAFF


Goodfellow, M. L. Bowser, M. A. Brace, T. H. Huitfeldt,
L. H. Reeder, W. M. Lindell.


During the first part of September six new men joined the Technical Service
Department. Among these men were Tommy Huitfeldt a former employee who
came here originally in 1939 and M. L. Bowser who was here for six months
in 1938. All of these men are from G. E. D. and are here on a loan basis, it being
necessary for them to return to the States before December 1st.
The majority of the men expressed themselves as being surprised at finding
Aruba so pleasant. Mr. Lindell stated that he enjoyed the fishing here very
much and that he hoped to return some time in the future to catch that big one
that got away.
We are sorry to have these men leave so soon. But it would be nice to be home
for Xmas.


18 Youngsters Compete For Honors in
Lago Heights Baby Contest

On August 26, the Lago Heights Club Committee sponsored a Baby Contest
to determine the Healthiest Baby Girl, Healthiest Baby Boy, the Cutest Baby
Girl and the Cutest Baby Boy.
THE WINNERS
The judges, Miss Olga Singh, Mrs. A. A. Kallos, Mrs. S. P. Viapree, Mrs. J.
Am6roso, Mrs. J. Moses, and Mrs. E. Tullock, after much deliberation declared
the following to be the winners:
Healthiest Baby Girl Age
Marie A. de Jongh 2 Weeks to 1 Year
Elizabeth de Vries 1 Year 2 Years
Patsy Warner 2 Year 4 Years


Healthiest Baby Boy
Lawrence Stewart
George Allen
Herman Esser
Cutest Baby Girl
Marie A. de Jongh
Jacqueline Yankama
Fay Rohee
Cutest Baby Boy
Henk de Vries
George Allen
Herman Esser


Weeks
Year
Year


It was agreed by all that the contest was a grand success, and it is hoped
that a similar contest will be held next year.


ARUBA ESSO NEWS


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OCTOBER, 1944