Aruba Esso news
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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: November 23, 1945
Frequency: biweekly
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Language: Text in English and papiamento.
Dates or Sequential Designation: v. 1- 1940-
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VOL. 6. No. 14

INAMES IN THE NEWS I Wages and Hours Changed To Meet Current Conditions

New Work-Pay|lSchedule Returns Plant to Peacetime Basis

Following discussions in staff meetings and with employee representative
committees, wages and hours throughout the plant were revised November 1. A
uniform working schedule was adopted, and a 15 per cent general increase was
made in all base rates with the exception of some which were recognized to be
out of line.
In the new work schedule, all operations on a 48-hour straight-day or irre-
gular schedule revert to a 45-hour week, with minor exceptions. (Those emplo-
.ees previously on 44 or 45 hours continue on that schedule). All operations
working a 50.4 hour shift revert to a 48-hour shift schedule, while those pre-
viously working a 48-hour shift continue on that basis.

A Company employee, Sergeant Nicholas Oresk,
of Stance, receives the Congressional Medal or
Honor from President Harry Truman Octolbe 12
before highest-ranking Army and Navy officers.
He won the nation's highest honor for an exploit
as a platoon leader with General Patton's army
In Germany. A few days after receiving the me-
dal, he met with the directors of S. 0. (N.J.),
who presented him with a gold watch bearing
an Inscription of the presentation.

Service awards last month included one for 20
years to Fred Penney, assistant division super.
Intendent who Is one of the "oldest-timers."
Originally employed by Mexpet at Carteret, New
Jersey on May 27, 1925, he came to Aruba June
0, 1927 as superintendent, and later for many
years was general foreman of Receiving & Ship-

Canadian Gold Interests
To Operate in Aruba
The visit of Canadian mining experts
to Aruba about a year ago has develop-
ed into the formation of a company
that will begin gold mining operations
here for the first time in 25 years, ac-
cording to a business news bureau in th.
United States.
The company, which is capitalized in
the Curacao Territory at 3,000,000 Ca-
nadian dollars, believes that operations
may still be profitable if modern me-
thods are employed. Arrangements are
being made to ship to Aruba machinery
and other equipment now in their pos-
Gold was first discovered here about
1825, and for the next 100 years the
industry was never very profitable for
any company that attempted it- The
only one that made a return on its in-
vestment started in 1908, smelting ore
brought in by individual miners and
paying according to the amount of
gold found.
Mining of any variety was abandoned
with the advent of the daily wage scale
brought by the petroleum industry in
1927. Since then the picturesque ruins
have gathered rust and romance.

The revival of Curagao Territory's
substantial pre-war tourist trade became
a possibility last month with the lifting
of wartime restrictions on visitors.
Tourists and businessmen again need
only a passport and vaccination certifi-
cate for entry.

F. S. Earnings Adjusted
To Bayway-Bayonne Rates

Following the policy of relating ad-
justments in earnings for Foreign Staff
employees in Aruba to those at Bayway
and Bayonne, the Company announced
the increase of base wages and salaries
by 15 per cent, and at the same time
pay schedules were adapted to the re-
.ised working schedule.
The change was made effective Sep-
tember 9, the same date as the change
to peacetime wages and hours was made
'it Bayway-Bayonne.

Long Vacations Provided
For S. & R. Employees
By New Vacation Policy

Company and Employees Maintain
Savings Plan for Financial Aid

After discussion with the Employees'
Advisory Committee last month an ex-
panded vacation policy for Staff and
Regular employees was announced, with
the effective date placed at September
1. The new plan will not only increase
the length of vacations, facilitating tra.
vel or longer relaxation from work, but
will provide financial assistance. A vo-
luntary savings plan will operate, in
which the Company will match on an
equal basis the amounts regularly con-
tributed to the plan by the employee.

Under the previous arrangement no
vacation was given until the second
year of employment, and a maximum of
two weeks was given in any year. Un-
der the new plan an employee receives
one week after his first year of employ-
ment. Two weeks vacation is given after
the second and third year, and foul
weeks after the fourth year. Thereaf.
ter the employee has a four-week vaca-
tion every fourth year, with two weeks
during the intervening years.
The savings plan provides for volun-
tary contributions of one, two or three
per cent of regular earnings by em-
ployees, with the Company matching
these amounts equally. The total of his
own and Company contributions is re-
turned to the employee when he takes
his long vacation every fourth year,
providing a worthwhile sum to assist ill
the costs of the vacation.
(If an employee is terminated through resig-
nation or discharge, be receives his own contli-
b..ions with interest. If terminated by lay-off.
medical discharge, retirement or death, he --
ceves the Company's contributions as well i11
his own. No withdrawals or loans may be made,
though contributions may be suspended for a
At the same time the Company an-
nounced a one-time special grant to each
Staff and Regular employee at the time
he first takes his long vacation. This will
be an amount equal to 16-2/3 per cent of
his contributions to the Lago Thrift
Fund during a maximum of four years
preceding his long vacation (or for what-
ever lesser period he has been a Thrift
Plan participant.) This special grant,
given only once, will assist in providing

One Strike and Out

Caesar de Souza points to damage done In his
room during an electrical storm last month.
Caesar de Souza works in the Power-
house, hence can be assumed to be
fairly familiar with electricity. There's
a limit to which such familiarity should
go, though, as he said when a bolt of
lightning came into his Lago Heights
room and sat down with him during one
of last month's electrical storms.
He was sitting in his room in the
Bachelor Quarters when suddenly there
was a flash and his radio sat there smo-
king and useless. The lightning had tra-
veled along the aerial wire, through the
door frame and into the radio (now
for sale very cheap). Evidence of the
force of the charge is shown in the pic-
lure of the blackened and battered
doorway. (Photograph by Rajroop)

Caesar de Souza ta traha den Power-
house, y di esaki bo por deduci cu e
mester ta basta familiar cu asunto di
electricidad. Pero tin limited di familia-
ridad tambe, manera ela bisa ora un
weerlicht a pasa den su kamber na Lago
Heights durante un di e mal temponan
cu tabatin luna pasA.
E tabata sintA den su kamber na
Bachelor Quarters, ora cu di repente ela
mira un rayo y su radio a keda tur na
huma. E weerlicht a pasa pa wayanan
di antenne, door di kozijn di port to
den e radio. (E radio ta na bende awor,
masha barata). E potret aki di e port
tur pretu y tur distribi ta proba corn
fuertre e slag tabata.

funds for an employee's first long vaca-
tion, before the new vacation plan has
operated for four years. In addition, the
Thrift Plan has been amended to per-
mit withdrawal of 66-2/3 per cent of a
participant's own contributions, instead
of a maximum 50 per cent as in the

Changes in Hours Wages, and
Vacation Plan Announced for
Staff and Regular Employees

To assist in meeting rising living
costs, and to maintain "take-home pav'
after the reduction of hours to a 45 and
48-hour schedule, effective November 1
all base rates for Staff -and Regular
employees were increased 15 per cent.
Hourly rates were rounded out to the
nearest half-cent upward, and all 44, 45.
and 48-hour rates were rounded out to
the nearest five guilders upward.
At the same time, the vacation policy
was broadened to give longer vacations
at certain intervals, and to provide finan-
cial assistance that will facilitate travel
or otherwise aid in the increased time
away from work. (See below for details
of this policy).
A limited number of exceptions to the
general increases include certain hourly
and monthly rates which the manage-
ment considers are in excess of the pre-
sent maximum rate for the specific type
of work involved, and are recognized to
be out of line. Individual adjustments
will be made in some of these cases, but
in no case will an employee receive less
total earnings under the revised work-
ing schedule than he is now earning. In
the necessary adjustment of these in-
equalities, Management took the oppor-
tunity of correcting out-of-line rates at
a time when no employee would suffer
a reduction in earnings.

Cambio den Horanan di Trabao,
Pago y Plan di Vacantie Anuncia
Na Empleadonan di Staff y Regular

Despues di various discusi6nnan den
Reuni6nnan di Staff y reuni6nnan cn
Comit6 Representativo di Empleadonan,
tur salario y horanan di trabao den
henter plant a worde revisA dia 1 di
November. Un horario uniform di tra-
bao a worde adopt, y un aumento gene-
ral di 15% riba tur sueldo cu excepci6n
di algun cu a worde reconoci di ta "out
of line".
Segun e horario nobo di trabao, tur
e trabaonan di 48 hora pa siman ta
vworde cambia pa 45 hora pa siman, cu
algun excepci6n. (Empleadonan di 45 y
44 hora pa siman ta sigui traha mes
cantidad di hora). Tur trabaonan di
shift di 50.4 hora ta cambia pa shift di
48 hora, e esnan cu tabata traha 43
hora caba, ta sigui mescos.
Pa yuda cu subimento di costo di bida
y pa ningun sueldo no bira menos pa
via cu horanan di trabao a worde reduce
na 45 y 48, efectivo dia 1 di November
tur sueldo di empleadonan di Staff y
Regular a worde aumentA cu 15 per
Tarifanan di ora a worde poni na e
cent chikito p'ariba y tur sueldonan di
44, 45, y 48 hora a worde poni na e 5
florin p'ariba.
Na mes tempo p6liza di vacantie a
word liberalizA pa duna vacantie mas
largo cu sierto int6rvalonan, y pa duna
yudanza financiero pa facility biahs-
mento of pa yuda ausencia largo f'oi
Un cantidad di excepci6nnan pa e
aumento a toca algun empleadonan di
hora i luna cu Directiva a consider cu
Continue den Pag. 6


VOL. 6. No. 14

NOVEMBER 23, 1945


APUBA (Esso N~1ws




fhe next issue ol the ARUBA ESSO NEWS will be distributed
Friday, December 21. All copy must reach the editor in
the Personnel building by Friday noon, December 14.
Telephone 523

Printed by The Curacao Courant, Curacao, N.W,

That the Company added from its great store of
technical "know-how" to the development of the
atomic bomb, now revealed for the first time, is shown
by the letter at right, from the Army's Engineer Office
to the Standard Oil Development Company.
In countless ways, ranging from the development of
synthetic rubber to the making of anti-aircraft gun
parts, the skills and labor of Company men and women
reached into the mass of war work to be done, and it
was natural that they should also contribute to this fi-
nal development that brought the war to a quick close.
War work over, Jersey employees nearly 100,000
strong turn again to the job that has always made them
and their Company leaders in the oil industry.

Lago Youth Wins Teagle Sch

Gene Kimler, who graduated from
Lago High School in June, was awarded
a scholarship at Cornell University by
the recently-formed Teagle Foundation,
according to word received here early
this month. He joins two men and six
women, representing the Jersey and
Delaware companies, Carter, Lago, and
S.O.D., who are the first winners of the
scholarships s endowed by Walter C-
Teagle, retired board chairman of S.O.
Co. (N.J.).
Gene, whose father works at the Pres-
sure Stills, proved himself a natural
leader during the junior and senior
years he spent in the high school here.
Scholastically he ranked in the upper
fifth of his class, and he took a promi-
nent part in many school and communi-
ty activities.
He was president of the Senior class
last year, and president of the Student
Advisory Committee. He played the
lead in the annual school play, and was
editor of the year book. He led the
organized flag-raising and lowering
which for a month commemorated Pre-
sident Roosevelt's death. He was secre-
tary of the Sunday School class for high
school boys. He was an Eagle Scout,
and at the last Boy Scout Day he was
chosen to act as general manager of the
plant for the day. In all respects he
showed outstanding potentialities of
leadership, one of the qualities stressed
in making the scholarship awards.
Gene, who is 18, was born in Tampico,
Mexico, and later moved to the States.
The Teagle Scholarships have a mini-
mum value to cover tuition and fees,
and may include additional amounts for
personal expenses, depending on the
circumstances of the winners. The Foun-
dation places no obligation on the candi-
dates to follow any specific course of
study, nor to pursue their later careers
with the Company.

"C.Y. ." Winners Garner
FIs. 225 in October

The high "C. Y. I." award for Octo-
ber was Fls. 100 and went to S. G.
Faunce, assistant general foreman of
Machinists for his suggestion to elimi-
: :'e jackshafts from No. 1 tar pumps
at Nos. 5 to 8 Combination Units inclu-
To W. C. Keefer went a supplemental
award of Fls. 50 for a suggested ar-
rangement for siphoning contents of
Poly sump into the sea.
Other awards were: H. R. Dowling
Fls. 10, order larger size form for LCS-
MAR-4-OP-277 (crew list); J. Davis
Fls. 15, denote department of persons
with similar names in the telephone di-
tectory; R. van Blarcum Fla. 10, install

Gene KImler, holding dow,
desk on Boy Scout I

Compania Canac
Lo Bin Traha na

E bishita cu expe
di minanan a haci na
nos un anja pasb, a
pania a word formA,
ba minanan di oro at
despues di 25 anja,
un oficina di noticia
E compania, cu ti
mill6n dollar Canader
Curaqao, ta kere cu i
e minanan por ta
traha segun m6todor
ta haciendo arreglona
ba machiennan y inst|
tin den nan posici6n.
Prom6 biaha cu na
tabata na anja 1825
anjanan cu a sigui,
tabata provechoso p
n'a cu a traha riba
E finico cu a sake
cu a cuminzn na an:
mineral bruto cu e t
trece invidualmente y
dornan segin e canti
Cobamento di mina
.a anja 1924 ora in
a trece cambio grand
go. Desde tempo ey
sobra ta ruinanan r~

N.. 7,., N r

a6 Brcre roI.

Twr o changes us oenpmrgi o w
n p. "r uT '.

hr a s.. bee pur.orn e
j.. .r.' gur,,,ru

visrhi or go..eanizastion astan ers
Co cWanDge os and onra c nnnct. 1 e e I
*B J ny gppr D,,on nor te* fofthtePrions thou sg |
tocaN tat* accoaplatment or lt a tonlte Boa pIrogr..

tio t op he position of tainin t perso
pretty., I. D .o.g of tnor r.poBLitn.t.g s ,ad ,U.g
r -- n gen.rs *nd uD elih sr le to o oir aountr
i i.93,Ur a.t ror ta* studt eni.n H wu
in D so ns to the Perso aia tel pract.p-

m oeaLt. Corp. or abUi n r,.

olarship Organization Changes
Two changes of organization were
announced in the Industrial Relations
Department last month. R. W. Stickel
has been promoted from training super-
visor to the position of assistant person-
Sthe genl nel manager, and will coordinate the
ay last Fe activities of the Employment and Train-
ings Divisions of the Personnel Depart-
ment. Frank Scott has been promoted
to the position of training supervisor,
and will be responsible for all activities
carried out by the Training Division.
dense di OMr. Stickel came to Aruba January
Ar a1, 1939 as a student engineer. He wa1t
promotedransfer t training assistant in Sep-
tember 1939, and in June 1942, he be-
rtonan Cacame assistant training supervisor. He
has been training supervisor since Ja-
nuary 5, 1944.
Mr. Scott, who has been assistant
training supervisor, arrived here in Sep-
tember 1944.
n th general manner' H. V. Locker was assigned to the
Day last cubruary. position of process foreman in the Light
Oils Finishing Division October 22, in
charge of distillation and chemical ope-
jense di Oro rations. He first came to Aruba in No-
Aruba member, 1935 as a technical student,
and transferred to Hydro-Poly as an
operator in September, 1938. In 1940
rtonan Canadente d he became a shift foreman. Three years
SAruba mas o me- later he transferred to T.S.D. as a chc-
res c un cam- nmica engineer, and had been a group
,cu lo cuminza co h i 19
, rb p prminz c head since March of this year.
robe pa prom b Effective November 1 C J. Schwartz
segn informed di became group head "A" in charge of the
di negocio na Mer-
d Process Design Group, replacing J. L.
S c a di Field who is transferring to the Creole
a un capital di 3
Ise den teritorio di Petroleum Corporation. Mr. Schwartr?
came to Aruba in October 1935, as a
iinda cobamento di
Sc technical student. A chemical engineer
provechoso si nan
nan modern. Nan since January, 1939, he became group
head "B" in June, 1945.

n pa oarca pa Aru-
rumentonan cu nan

,n a descubri oro
y durante e 100
nunca e industrial
a ningun Compa-
e minanan.
bentaha, ta esun
ja 1908, dirtienda
rahadornan tabata
pagando e traha-
dad di oro cu haya

a caba finalmente
dustria di petroleo
i den escala di pa-
p'awor tur loque a
stu y romAntico.



Seguridad ta lo Miho

luggage inspection table at the Cus-
tomshouse; J. Lambert Fls- 20, order
standard graph-paper pads for use in
Aruba; Miss C. Methven Fls. 10, instal-
lation of a handrail on the south side
of the sidewalk between Esso Post office
and Bungalow No. 128; P. Irausquin
FIs. 10 suggested changes to scooter

Wilhelmus Hopmans
Edjington John
Cicillo Wellman
Samuel Romney
Thomas Hassell
Charles Meyers
Jacinto Quandt

Iussell John

NOVEMBER 23. 1945

ss -News

The heroism of three crew members
of a Jersey Standard tanker, the S.S.
"Esso Little Rock", was described in an
announcement by the War Shipping
Administration last month.
The incident concerned the rescue of
fallen Navy fliers by crew members of
the tanker. While the ship was en route
to the Pacific a message was dropped
to the bridge by a Navy PBY flying
boat, giving the position of a Catalina
bomber with a crew of eight aboard
which had been forced down in a heavy
The "Esso Little Rock" cruised in the
vicinity of the position given until a flare
was sighted. Seven men off the tanker
manned a life boat and by skilful hand-
ling in the rough water accomplished
the rescue of the airmen who otherwise
would have perished.
It was during the rescue that the
three men mentioned in the announce-
ment distinguished themselves to the
extent they received the Meritorious
Service Medal of the Maritime Service.

After more than two years of study
of the Atlantic Coastal Plain region by
Standard Oil geologists, plans to drill
for oil on the barrier beach off the coast
of North Carolina have been announced
by the Standard Oil Company of New
Jersey. The wildcat well will be sunk
near the old Cape Hatteras lighthouse
which is about 160 air miles southeast
of Norfolk, Virginia.
If the Hatteras test proves the pre-
sence of oil in the Coastal Plain section,
incentive will be furnished for further
test drilling in the shallow water of the
Coastal Plain areas.

"A detached brain for explosive pro-
jectiles", is the tag that was hung on
the VT fuse. The VT Fuse Project was
assigned to the Carter Oil Co. of Tulsa
Okla., a Company affiliate, in 1942. The
result was the perfection of the radio-
proximity fuse which is rated second
only to the atomic bomb in winning the
The VT fuse may be said to convert
antiaircraft fire into a game of horse-
shoes in that it makes the close ones
count. The fuse works on the principle
of radio wave reflection, emitting a sig-
nal as the shell travels trough the air.
If it should pass near a plane a weak sig-
nal is reflected back to the shell and the
mechanism instantly explodes the shell,
hurling its concentrated death and des-
truction around the area.
Carter's principle task was to develop
a device which would positively prevent
the accidental explosion of the shell un-
til it had been fired and was a consider-
able distance on its way toward its

Kenneth Yandell, longtime member of
the employee relations group in the Jer-
rey refineries, has been appointed ve-
teran's administrator for the Standard
Oil Company of New Jersey, which had
over a thousand men in the armed for-
Mr. Yandell, who had been with the
Navy in the first World War, served
nuain from 1942 to 1945.


October, 1945

20-Year Buttons

Fred Penney Rec. & Shipping

Morel Halley
Alecita Henriquez
Charles Schwarz
Stanley Chapman
Antonio Muyale
Paul Bennett
Wilfred Jackson

Dining Hall
Cas Plant
L. O. F.
L. O. F.


10- Year Buttons

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Everybody's happy a; Francis C?' ell of Dr.
Re vc.': offirce : o, : '. ,t the Hos',-
tal pcse w.h ..: :. s in this roadside
scene nc-ar B C -.- 1 picture wai
taken by Don Blair, LC n Your liaas secretary,
on the group's re( .. cca vaca'i;n. Thu uh
they were later hbgged down at FIpracaibh by
the Venezuelan revolution, a good time was re-
ported by all.


This Venezuelan girl has a serene natural beauty,
in strong contrast to the glossy and manulfa-
tured glamour of Hollywood's queens. The girl,
daughter of a Company employee. Is a pupil in
a school at Caripite.

9 Venezolanlta aki tin un buniteza natural y
serena, henteramente contrario di e buntlza
desalumbrante y artificial di estrellanan di Holly-
wood. E mucha-mniler, jioc di un c.rpleado di
Companla, ta un aluma di un school na Caripitq


Witches and goblins, as well as assorted gypsies and pumpkinheads, trouped the Lago school-
grounds August 31 as the primary grades dressed up for their annual Hallowe'en afternoon party.
Here they start a parade through the other classrooms.

Film starlet Rosemary LaPlanche basks in the
California sun. One of the big differences be.
tween there and Aruba is that here such basking
can be done the year around, while in California
- yes, even in Southern California it gets
too cold in winter.

Familiar sights In Aruba's sky are the two tast
Navy training planes recently purchased by the
Aruba Flying Club. One of them is shown below,
with "Skippy" Culver as n.'t aid Miguel Fell-
pe as passenger. (Note to ,-ila:: s: we're not
trying to fool anyone it's the same plane,
printed from two separate negatives).

4 "


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NOVEMBER 23 1945



Lago Heights Kids Exhibit Skill in Arts And Crafts

The Heights kids are no mean hands with needle and thread, not to mention brush and pencil,
as the picture above shows.

With thirty contestants eagerly milling
around them and hoping they would be
the lucky ones, the judges at the Lago
Heights Arts and Crafts Exhibit were
hard put to it to decide who were to be
favored with the prizes. The exhibit,
run from October 16 to 20, was judged
on the afternoon of the last day in the
auditorium of the Lago Heights Club.
The young competitors ranged in age
up to 13 years and were split into two
groups, the 'A' group which ran up to
9 years and the 'B' group running in
age from 9 to 13 years. Three prizes
were given in each group, a first, a se-
cond and a special.
In the 'A's the first prize went to M.
Kalloo, second to S. Emers and the spe-
cial to S. Wellman. In the 'B's first went
to Werleman and the special was
awarded to J. da Silva.
Overall best for the whole exhibit, both
'A' and 'B' groups was given to J. de
Vries. On the whole the exhibit was
thought to be a success and it is hoped
that another can be held at some future
date. Judges for the contest were E.
Chin and Mrs. R. van Blarcum.

Not a wonder af the world, but an oddity Ie
vertheless, is this two-tailed Iguana. It wae
caught by Julio Winterdaal of Colony SerVice
near the Zone Office on November 3.

Algo straSo, ta e yuana dl dos rabo riba p.r-
tret aki. Julio Winterdaal dl Colony Service a
cohe banda Zone Office dlia 3 dl November.

Here and There

Manuel Blanco, a helper in the
Boiler Shop, will be in the real estate
business if the Bond Fortuna stays
in business.
Two years ago he had two pieces
of a grand prize winning ticket, and
it was worth Fls. 3,000 to him. He
promptly built a house.
Last week, blessed by more than
ordinary good fortune, he turned up
with one-fourth of the second prize
ticket, worth Fls. 2,500.
The line forms on the left for those
who want him to choose their ticket
numbers for them.

Excess of rain in St. Martin (see
below) may be causing the shortage
of that commodity in Aruba.
This time last year people were
beginning to develop web feet, and
rowboats were beginning to sprout
little rowboats, as seven inches of
rain fell in the first two weeks of
November. The first two weeks of
this year's November, however, to
the sadness of farmers and garden-
ers, has produced only 0.235 inches.
Last year's record-setting total
was 31 inches, and so far this entire
year we have had only 11 inches.
Farmers and planners of beach pic-
nics can look at it optimistically or
pessimistically, as they choose -
either it's a very dry year, or there's
a whale of a lot of rain yet to fall
between now and December 31.

Rain, four days of it, fell on the
island of St. Martin last month causing
considerable loss to the inhabitants in
livestock and crops. The downpour,
starting on October 4 and lasting
through October 7, is reported to have
been the greatest that has fallen on St.
Martin in almost a century.
The deluge of water evidently caught
many persons off guard and sent them
rushing to higher ground without being
able to save much except personal be-
longings. For this reason a lot of sheep,


2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Children's Rooms

2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.


9.45 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

It Is expected that clinic visits at other
hours will be for emergency or acute Ill.
enoses only.

Toer dia

2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Cambernan ocupa pa

2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
6 p.m. to 7 p.m.


9.45 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

Slamente easema di .err la f ra-
feredad agude I werde atedi de IMl-
.lok fasr a eiarei ada.

Plan Nobo a worde Adopth cu
Lo Procurb Vacantie Largo pa
Empleadonan di Staff y Regular

Despues di discusi6nnan cu Comit6
Consultativo di Empleadonan luna pash
un p6liza di vacantie liberalizA a worde
anunciA pa tur Empleadonan di Staff y
Regular, cual poliza lo drenta na rigor
6ia 1 -Ii November. E Plan nobo no solo
ta aumenth e tempo di verlof, facility
biahamento y mas sosiego f'oi trabao,
ma tambe e ta duna yudanza financiero
Lo tin un Plan di spaar den cual emple-
adonan mencionA aki riba por particip,
voluntariamente y nan mes contribuci6n.
nan lo worde gepaar igualmente p:I
contribuci6nnan di Compania.

Segfln e arreglo anterior un empledo
no tahata por a haya vacantie sino te
despues di 2 anja di trahao, y e mAximo
pa anja tabata dos siman. Segtin e plan
nobo un empleado ta haya un siman di
vacantie despues di un anja di trabao.
Dos siman despues di dos y tres anja y
cuater siman despues di cuater anja di
trabao. Despues di esey un empleado
tin un vacantie di cuater siman cada
cuater anja, y dos siman pa kada anja
despues di a cumpli e prom6 cuater anii
di trabao.
E plan di spaar ta acceptA contribu-
cionnan di un, dos of tres por ciento di
ganamento regular di un empleado, y
Compania lo contribui mes tanto cu e
cmpleado. E total di su mes contribu-
ci6nnan hunto cu esnan di Compania lo
worde dund na empleado ora cu e tuma
su vacantie largo cada cuater anja, y di
e moda aki e empleado ta haya reuni us
suma cu bale la pena pa yuda cu gasto-
nan di vacantie.
(Si un empleado worde terminal riba
su mes pidimento of si Compania kite
foi trabao, e ta ricibi su mes contribu-
ci6nnan y un interest basA riba su mes
contribuci6nnan. Si e worde termini pa
,'ia di scarcedad di trabao, pa dokter,
vehez of morto, e ta ricibi contribuci6n-
nan di Compania ademas di su mes con-
tribuci6nnan. Mientras cu no ta permit
d: fia ni di lanta e plaka ski, tin chens si
di suspend e contribuci6nnan pa algun

Na mes ora tambe Compania a anun-
cii un contribuci6n Especial pa un
Bez So, pa tur empleadonan i Staff y
Regular ora nan tuma nan prom6 va-
cantie largo. Esaki lo ta un suma igual
na 16-2/3 porciento di su contribuci6n-
nan den Thrift Plan durante 4 anja pro-
me cu e tuma su vacantie largo (of
durante e tempo cu e ta den Thrift Plan,
si ta menos di cuater anja). E contribu-
ci6n especial aki, cu lo worde duni un
bez so, lo yuda contribui fondonan pa e
prom6 vacantie largo di un empleado,
ora cu un empleado tuma su vacantie
largo prom6 cu e plan aki tin cuater
anja ta exist. Ademas, den Thrift Plan
. bini un cambio, cu ta permit lanta-
mento di 66-2/3 por ciento di e contri-
buci6nnan di un empleado, enbez di e
maximo di 50 por ciento di antes.

pigs and goats were lost.
A great deal of damage was done in
the higher area to some of the crops.
Fresh Pond Bridge was flooded over
and the resulting traffic tie up lasted
until the water receded and the roads
could be repaired. The source of this in-
formation, Elliot Maundy of Phillips-
burg, also stated in his letter to the
Aruba Esso News that on parts of the
island the water reached a height of
eight and a half feet.
This bit of "news" is published for
the interest of any St. Martin employees
who might not have heard about the
freak weather.

Executives of Esso Marketers, Macy's
department store, and Ercoupe, makers
of a new low-priced, spin-proof airplane,
got a peep into the post-war world last
month with a demonstration of the plane
at a New Jersey field October 8.
The occasion of the demonstration
was the start of Macy's plan, the first
by any department store, to merchandise
planes directly to the public. After a
luncheon given by Esso's sales group,
guests drove to the airport and had an
opportunity to fly the plane themselves.

The Board of Directors of Stan.
dard Oil Company (New Jersey)
November 1 declared the regulate
semi-annual cash dividend of 50c.
p:r share and an extra cash divi-
('end of 75e. per share payable on
I'-ember 12, 1945 to stockholders
ol record at close of business
3:00 p.m., November 15.

Missing Son Given Up as Lost

L. G. Lopez of the Gas Plant recei-
ved official War Department notifica-
tion November 12 of the "presumptive
finding of death" in the case of his son,
Technical Sergeant Victor Lopez, who
had been missing in action since April
8, 1944.
Victor's last mission was a bombing
raid from a base in England to Bruns-
wick, Germany. Heavy enemy opposition
was encountered and his plane was shot
down near the target area.
As crew member on Liberator bom-
bers, he had received the Air Medal and
an Oak Leaf Cluster, for many missions
includingg the Ploesti Refinery raid.
The letter from the Army's Adjutant
General says "An appraisal of the sa-
crifice made by your son in the service
of his country compels in us feelings of
humility and respect.

Plant Reporter System
Organized for Improved
Employee News Coverage

Inaugurating a system which will
broaden the paper's coverage of news
about employees, the Esso News is in the
process of setting up a network of plant
reporters. Thirty-five men and women
will represent all the larger depart-
ments, serving voluntarily as "tipsters"
for their group of employees.
The reporters will not be expected to
write their stories. Their function, and
a most important one, will be to give
the staff "news tips"; that is, to let
them know that something has happen-
ed, or may be about to happen, that will
be of interest to a wide range of readers.
In all cases possible, the reporters
have been chosen on the basis of their
past interest in turning in news notes,
or because they are centrally located in
a department and will be in a position
to hear of newsy happenings.
Each reporter is to receive a perso-
nally-inscribed booklet containing in-
struction and advice that will help him
in representing his group to the plant.
As this issue goes to press approxi-
mately half of the reporters have been
selected, and the remainder will be cho-
sen within a few days. A complete list
of the reporters and the group they
represent will be published next month.

First plant reporter to go to work
w s Mrs. Ivy Butts of the Power-
house, who, within an hour of her
appointment, turned in a good tip
for a future issue. News tips used
in this issue were turned in by re-
porters Ricardo van Blarcum of
Stewards, and Mario Harms of the
Boiler Shop.

TO BE MARRIED next week are
Leendert van Windt of Colony Adminis-
tration, and Dolly Alfarez- The ceremo-
ny is to be performed November 29 at
San Francisco Church in Oranjestad.
They will make their home at Socotorro.

Mohamad Rohoman. assistant
operator at Powerhouse No. 1, whose
bride-to-be arrived November 12,
has the marriage date set for No-
vember 28.

Semi-Monthly Payroll

Nov. 1-15
Nov. 16-30

Friday, Nov. 23
Saturday, Dec. 8

Monthly Payrolls

Monday, Dec. 10

Visiting and Clinic Hours Lago Hosptital




NOVEMBER 23 1945

Nov. 1-30


MER 23 1945

Through November 11
Alon Leaaue

Col- Serv. Adm. 3
Personnel 3
Machinist 3
Storehouse '2
Gas-Poly 3
Dining Halls 2
Training 2
Marine 3
Press. Stills 3

Divi Divi
Utilities 3
L. 0. F. 3
Drydock 2
Welding 2
R. & S. 3
T. S. D. 3
Accounting 2
Commissaries 3
Hydro-Alky 3



November 25 throw
Divi Divi League
11:0u ) Hydro-Alksv a.
Weldin, Depal t m,
:oI0 R. & S. vs.
Comnmiia ics
-:0U Accoutntlin
Driy Dock

Utilities and Colony Service Lead Football Loops

t V

Aloe League Divi
10:00 Col. Serv. Adm. vs.
Dining Halls
1A:Oi Pie .'ure Stills vs.
S'.:0 Poersnnt sI. H)
DECEMBER 9. 1945
DIvl Divi League
0:.11 RB. & S. vs. Go
Slount injg
.(:0q Utilities s. Col. Sq
l:i Cummniq-o iie.s s Ma
nry Dock
DECEMlBER 16. 1945,
Aloe League Divl
10:00 Col. Sen. \di. vs.
3:00 Pressure Stills vs.
4:30 Gas & Poly vs.
DECEMBER 23, 1946

DIvl Divl League
10:00 Light Oils vs.
3:00 R. & S. vs
Dry Dock
4:30 Commnnissarls s vs.

e A look at the scores after the fourth
Utilites vs week of play shows Hans Nahar of the
T. D. vs. Light Oils Lightnings, one of the island's
Dry Do
ry outstanding players to be top scorer up
dro-Ilky '. to that point with six goals to his credit.
Tromp, also of L.u 1'., Fingal of Per-
sonnel, and Solognier of the Drydock
Aloe League follow with three apiece, and the two-
S& Poly -. goal men include Chirino, JansEn, de
Dining Halls
Palm, Wout, and Franken.

erv. Adm. 's.
Storehon- e

ine Dept. Some Sidelights:
*ne Dept. v..
Trainnr.c The men that play for Light Oils are
essentially the same team that won the
Divi League cup in the last league, only they carr ed
tiliti the banner of the Acid Plant that year.
Dry Dock Drydock is the team that held them to
T. S. D.. a 3 to 3 draw October 28, to break their
Light Oils perfect record. Nahar and Solognier did
R. & s. vs. all the scoring, each getting three.

Aloe League
Machinists vs.
Storehou e
Gas & Poly vs.
Marine Dept. s.
Dining Halls

DECEMBER 30, 1945

Aloe League Dii
10:00 Personnel vs. H
Marine Dept.
3.00 Pressure Stills vs.
Dining Halls
4:30 Col. Serv. Adm. vs.
JANUARY 6, 1946
Dlvl Dlvi League
10:00 T. S. D. vs. Pre
3:00 Hydro-Alky vs.
4:30 Welding vs.
Dry Dock

vl Dlvl League
lydro-Alky vs.
T. S. D. vs

Machinist 5
Light Oils 5
Personnel 3
T.S.D. 6
Col. Sei v. Adm.
Utilities 5

Drydock 3
Gas & Poly I
Dining Halls 0
Machinist 0
R. & S. 5
Accounting 2

u g Personnel
Utilities vs. Drydock 5
Light Oil. Welding 2
Col. serv. Adm
Storehouse r
Utilities 3

Aloe Leagua
ssure Stills vs.
Marine Dept.
Personnel x.-.
Dining Halls
Storehouse vs,.

T. S. D. 1
Utilities 3
L. 0. F. '5
Machinists 2
Gas-Poly 5
Stoirehou.e 5,


October 21

October 2r


November 4
(default I


Press. Stills
Gas & Poly
R. & S.

Light Oils

Press. Stills

November 11
it. & S.
Dining Halls
(default) Press. Stills
(default) Marine

See column 4 for November 18 scores.

Victors on their own field n San Nicolas, the Victoria mixed korfball team Is shown administering
a 4-0 beating to the Xerxes Club from Oranjestad October 21. A short time before, they had
taken a 4-1 defeat from the Sparta Club, also of Oranjestad. (Picture by C. Groenveld).
E team dl korfbal Victoria a sail victorloso riba nan mes veld na San Nicolas, den un wega contra
Xerxes Club dl OranJestad dia 21 dl October, cu a resultA 4-0. Promi cu e wega ski nan perde un
su 4-1 contra Club Sparta, tambe dl OranJestad. (Portret saki pa C. Oroenvold).

Utilities y Co'ony Service Ta
Mas Ariba den Liga di Futbal

Algun siman pask ora cu competitive
di futbal a cuminzA na Sport Park,
hungadornan tabata masha flauw. Nan
no tabata parec6 riba veld ora di wega
y ya an a cuminzk prepare Santana pa
e Liga di Futbal.
Di dos siman di competitive si e Liga
a cuminz& hunga seriamente, teamnan
a perec6 y nan a hunga algun wega ma-
sha animA y masha bunita hung di tu-r
dos banda. Awor si tur cos ta bao di
control, prueba ta cu ribs di dos Dia-
domingo di copmpetitie di e Liga, nan
a hunga 5 wega di e 6 weganan cu ta-
batin riba list.
Di e dia ey e teamnan mas poderoso
a cuminza subi, combinaci6nnan bieuw
a cuminza cohe center di wega strobe y
teamnan nobo ta bring pa bini ariba,
> posiciennan a cuminzA cambia.
Personnel a parce di ta basta fuerte.
Despues weganan a mustra cu esaki ta
berdad, pero cu e otro teamnan no ta-
batin tanto wega hung y despues cu
nan a hunga mas wega nan record a
proba di ta mas bon awor cu nan ta "up
to date". E mihor teamnan te-awor ta
e team di Colony Service Adminlstrtion
die Liga di Aloes y di Liga di Divi
Divi Utilities ta 'riba, cada un cu 6 pun-
to y cu un record limpi cu tur wega ga-
nd. Segfln cu competitive ta sigui, Animo
master subi mas y mas te na fin di Ja-
nuari ora Liga lo caba cu un wega final
Scorenan despues di 4 siman ta mus-
tra Hans Nahar di Light Oils Light-
nings, un di e mehor hungadornan riba
'Ruba, como e mihor pasad6 di gaol,
pues e tin 6 na su number.
Tromp, tambe di L.O.F., Fingal di
Personnel y Solognier di Drydock ta
sigui, cu tres goal cada un, y esnan cu

Jansen, de Palm, Wout y Franken.
Algun Informaci6n:
E hungadornan di e team dl LOF casi
tur ta e mesnan cu a gana e copa den e
ultimo liga, solamente cu nan tabata
hiba number di Acid Plant e anja ey.
Drydock ta e prom6 team cu a tabla nan
3-3 dia 28 di October, kibrando nan re-
cord perfect di es manera. Nahar y
Solognier a pasa tur e goalnan, y cada
un a haya tres na nan number.

Colony Service 4
Machinists I
L. 0. F. 5
Utilities 6
Press. Stills 0
Welding 5

November s1

(Both defaulted

Gas Plant
R. &S.
T. S. D.

Five Lagoltes are In this picture taken befar
the Kid Charol vs. Gorilla fight at the Aruba
Boxing Stadium on October 9. Standing left to
right are J. Holman, Drydoek, Kid Charel, F.
Renaldo, Machinist, Gorilla. S. Smith Instrument,
and J. Wilson, Drydoeek. Below at right Is N
PannefIek of instrument, with Kid Kachuoba.
Kid Charol won easily In a slow twelve-roand
decision fight. (Picture by C. Groenveld)

Football required a bit of a push some
Won Lost Tied Pts. weeks ago when it started at the Sport
3 0 0 6 Park. Players did not seem to want to
2 0 1 5 come out and preparations were com-
2 0 1 menced for the funeral of an ill-starred
1 0 1 3 footLall lcagnie.
1 1 1 3 Tne -econd week started the league
0 1 1 in earnss, eanms showed up, and some
0 1 1 1 red hot contests were run off, with
0 3 0 0 sparkling play and brilliant teamwork
0 3 0 0 in evidence all over the field. Proof that
all was well under control was the fact
Leaou" that on the second Sunday of league
Won Lost Tied Pts. competition five draws out of six games
3 0 0 6 ere plyvcd.
2 0 1 5 From this point on the more power-
1 0 1 3 tul teams started to take over, old ex-
1 0 1 3 perienced combinations got the feel
1 2 0 2 again and began to click, new outfits
1 2 0 2 made up in fight what they lacked in
0 1 1 1 "know how"; and the standings began
0 3 0 0 to tilt- Personnel seemed to show a
0 3 0 0 strong aggregation. Later games show-
ed that this was true but other teams
he d u I simply had not played as many games
C e U e and their records proved to be equally

ugh January 6 as good as when later standings brought
them up to date.
STop teams in each league at the pre-
2', 194s sent writing are Colony Service Admini-
Aloe League station of the Aloe league and Utilities
Personnel i. in the Divi Divi league, each with six
It Stoniehoise points and clean records of having won
Gas & Poly vs. all their games. As the competition goes
Marine Depatmont
on, the pace should get hotter and hot-
Dinin ai v ter until late in January when the

2. 1945 league ends with a three-game playoff.

At right, some action Is the opening
game. A player for Commissaries beads
one near his own goal while two L.O.F.
men look for a chance to score. L.
O.F. won, te I


OV*lE 23 19



First to put full teams on the field as
the football season opened October 21
were the Light Oils Ughtalags, above.
and the Machinists, below. Playing for
L.O.F. are, In the back row, J. Duant,
H. Jansen, 8. Amaya, S. Tromp, A.
Quant, and P. NIcolaaes la front are
A. F. Chirino, H. ahbarl J. Dutler, V.
van Windt, A. Lo-Ning-HIag, L Arial.
and C. Molnlo. For the Machinists. I
the back row it's C. Trimes. a.
Kemp (captain), P. Kock, A. -arkek,
M. Casilla, W. Hopmans, L. Soloegleri
In front. M. Arends, J. Werleman, U.
Rosario, V. Brezen, R. Lampe, and J.

iD L





Ned Jasper and Fitzgerald McKenzie Gerald McGillvary Is a booster for
above, believe in eye protection. Last safety. The hat he Is holding saved
month while they were using a rivet him front being seriously injured last
buster, a sheared belt flew off and month. The piece of 7/8" nut shown
struck both men In the face. shat- In the picture fell 30 feet and hit the
trying McKenzie's goggles. All four of hat he was wearing, but safety hats
their eyes are unharmed, however- are tough, and this one saved him a
thanks to goggles. trip to the Hospital.
Ned Jasper y Fitzgerald McKenzre (ariba, ahnda robez) conoc4 baler dl nan blsta. Luna
pasd, mlentras nan tabata traha cu un "rivet buster", un bolt a klbra y bula dal den
cara dl tur dos a hombernan y hasta kibra bril dl seguridad dl McKenzie. Toer dos nan
bista a keda Intacto toch, pasobra nan brilnan di segurldad a proteha nan. Gerald
McGillvary, (na banda drechl) ta kere flrmamente den segurldad. E sombr6 ku tin
den so man a scapd di un desgracla serlo luna pasd. E "nut" dl 7 8" riba potrot a
cal fo'l 30 pia dl haltura y a dal riba e sombr6 cu e tabatin blsti, pero sombr4nan di
seguridad ta fuerte y esun aki a scapI dl un blaha pa Hospital


Val Linam, who shortly before the
war ended was transferred on an in-
definite basis from personnel work
with Lago to personnel work with
the U.S. Army, wound up his special
training November 1 and is now
awaiting permanent assignment,
probably to Camp Chaffee, Arkan-
Training as a classification and
vocational counselor, he had two
months schooling at Camp, Lee, Vir-
ginia, and another two months at
Camp Oglethorpe, Georgia. He says
he graduated complete with diploma
Val lost 18 pounds in basic train-
ing and is now a solid 210. (His new
baby has just 199%V pounds to go,
to catch up with papa).

Andrew Knox, former Payroll De-
partment employee, sent cabled advice
to friends here last month that he was
"safe in British hands" at Rangoon.
Andy left here in 1940, was next heard
from in London where he joined the
British army and married an Irish nurse,
and became a Jap prisoner of war when
Singapore fell.

A Head But No Brains

It is a strange fact that one of
man's most common necessities is
also one of his biggest potential
Fires started by matches (mostly
by matches that are carelessly
handled) take hundreds of lives
every year. Matches lead all other
causes in responsibility for fire
destruction, with an annual charge
against them of $ 30,000,000 in the
United States.
These little bits of wood and
chemical are at once one of our best
friends and worst enemies. They can
be used, but they must also be
guarded against.

Now more than ever -

Safe and careful handling is al-
ways necessary, but right now it is
more essential than ever, during a
temporary period when regular
matches have been unobtainable and
a poor substitute must be used.
Strike them away from you, to
avoid being burned by hot flying
fragments of the head. And after
using a match, hold it until all after-
glow is gone and you know the
match is out. Good rules to follow
with any match any time, they are
extra good rules during the short
time when inferior matches are all
we can get.
Matches have heads but can't think.
The user has to do the thinking.

Cont. A pao. I
nan salario ta much mas di e pago
maximo specificA pa e sorto di trabao
cu nan ta haci. Ahustamentonan indivi-
dual lo worde haci den algun caso, pero
den ningun caso un empleado lo no ri-
cibi menos awor, di loque e tabata rici-
bi prom6 cu e horanan di trabao a wor-
de revise. Directiva a mira necesidad di
ahusta desigualdadnan cu tabata exist y
a tuma oportunidad awor pa corigi stel-
donan "out of line", na ora cu ningun
empleado no ta sufri di un reducimento
di sueldo.



Manuel Blanco di Boiler Shop si-
gur lo bira millionario aki poco tem-
po si e sigui cumpra biljechi di Bond
Dos anja pasa e tabatin dos pida
di e premio mayor, cu a produci Fls.
3,000 pe. El a laga traha un cas un-
Siman pasa, e homber aki cu tin
un suerte extraordinario, tabatin un
cuarto parti di e biljechi cu a gana
segundo premio, cu a saka Fls. 2,500
Awor si bo k6 pa e scoge un num-
ber di biljechi pa bo, ta na lifia bo
mester para.
Loque St. Martin tin di mas na
yobida (Luna pasa awa a yobe 4 dia
sigui), nos tin di menos aki na Aru-
Durante e dos prom6 simannan di
November di anja pasa a cai 7 duim
di awa; e anja aki al contrario, cos
at malo pa plantadornan pasobra tur
loque a yobe durante e dos prom6
simannan di November ta 0.235
Anja pasa e total tabata 31 duim,
pero e anja aki te asina leuw a yobe
solamente 11 duim. Plantadornan of
esnan cu ta haci picnic na beach por
tuma esaki cu optimism of cu pesi-
mismo, pasobra dos cos ta posibel -
of e anja aki ta un anja di secura,
of lo tin mashA awa pa yobe di awor
pa dia 31 di December.
Otro luna mas o menos 35 Padvin-
ders di Aruba hunto cu otronan di
area di Caribe lo bai Colombia pa
tres siman e anja aki, pa nan haci
nan campamento annual f'oi tera.
Bao di direcci6n di Kampleider
Gordon Ollivierre di Utilities, y As-
sistent Kampleider Antonio Morales
di Garage, e mucha-hombernan lo
biaha cu barco te na Santa Marta,
Colombia, y despues di pasa algun
dia ey, nan lo sigui para Baranquilla.
Nan tin idea di sali f'oi Aruba dia
15 di December y di bolbe dia 5 di

Scouts on Outdoor Encampment

Travelling to Colombia this year
for their annual outdoor encamp-
ment, about 35 Boy Scouts from
Aruba will join other boys from the
area next month in three weeks of
Led by Camp Chief Gordon Olli-
vierre of Utilities and Deputy Camp
Chief Antonio Morales of the Ga-
rage, the boys will travel by steamer
to Santa Marta, Colombia, and after
a few days they will go on to Ba-
ranquilla. They plan to leave Aruba
December 15 and will return January

The fourth quarterly supper at the Lago Community Church October 24 brought out a large crowd
f all ages to feast on meat balls and spaghetti, cole staw, and assorted pies and cake. Entertain-
ment features afterward included community singing (below), led by Wayne Simmons, and a de-
moestration of archery (above) by Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Waddell. Archery Is comparatively new to
the Celony, and the frequency of the bulls-eyes brought many gasps from the spectators.

The U.N.I.A. Hall was the scene of the Anglican Church's annual Harvest Festival November 1I
and 12. The picture shows a portion of the gifts brought by members for sale the second evening
of the festival.

Carrying on a custom which has long
been a part of Anglican life, the mem-
bers of the Anglican Church in San Ni-
colas gathered in the U. N. I. A. Hall
on Sunday, November 11, to hold the
annual Anglican Harvest Festival. The
Church members, many of whom are
employees, contributed gifts of fruits,
flowers, clothes, money, and groceries.
The Church was started in May 1941
by Father Jenson of Saba, who now
pays the congregation quarterly visits.
Services are conducted by lay readers,
R. Martin, V. Thorn, and L. van Putten.

These men are assisted by J. Hazlewood,
B. Noel, and R. Lake.
The Church is well organized and re-
ceives a good measure of cooperation
from its members, who number approxi-
mately 1,000. The Festival, the first of
its kind in Aruba, was said to be a suc-
cess and all the gifts were greatly ap-
preciated. The celebration started on
Sunday with Matins and Procession at
10 a.m. and continued with a Children's
Service at 2 p.m. and a Sacred Concert
at 7 p.m. On Monday the sale of gifts
and refreshments was held at 7 p-m.


A on. Andlrw Poter Solomon. to Mr and Mrs.
Ceylon Baptite. October 9.
A son, Rafael Feinando. to Mr. and Mrs.
Austis Gibbs. October 10.
A son. Lloyd Gilbert, to Mr. and Mrs. Vincent
Horne. October 10.
A son. Jack Edward to Mr. and Mrs. Ora Draw.
October 11.
A daughter. Editha Maria. to Mr. and Mrs. Jose
Trom,. October 12.
A daughter. Madalene Edwina. to Mr. and Mrs.
lose Wouteri. October 13.
A daughter. Maureen Joan. to Mr and Mri
Donald Haliny. October 16.
A daughter, Josefna. to Mr. and Mrs. Soteru
A\ngela, October t6.
A ilauhtel, My lni Daphne, to Mr. and Mrs.
Huimpnhley Blackburn. October 18.
A daughter. Marlene Vallentina. to Mr. and
Mrs. Aaron Hove. October 18.
A .on. Winston Edmo.e, to Mr. and Mrs. Wil.
liam Lambort. October 20.
A son. Ste tan, to Mr. and -Mi. John Opdyk..
October 20.
A daughter. Ann Rose, to Mi. and Mrs. .o-
stoph Hannaway. October 20.
A daughter,. Inao Filomena. to Mr. and Mis.
l'edo Kock, Octulhot 20.
A laughtei. Mainlha I.t(lsue, to Mr. and Ms
Holiace lintfield. October 2:.
A daiurihster Areana Iaefarla. to Mr. and M-I
Virti Mld.ru1o. Ort hoi 21.
A daurhtcr, Mlathilla B.tHl. to Mr. and Mrsa
Io>,efru Tnoml, nOcoh-r 25,.
A son. Eldwari Ron-svelt, t, Mr. and Mrs.
Chri;lopihei Romnes. October 27.
Tain a s.n. Prli-i Albeit, and a daughter
Plan-lo Einesta. Ito hM. and Mrs. Malcolm could.
A son. F'ranre Joeh. to Mi. and Mrs. Emile
Aitindell. October t..
A son. Gerarto Alfiedo, to Mr. and Mrs. An-
t.nmio Iyon. Otoher- 31.
A son. Clive nudolph. to Mr. and Mrs. Israel
Gernmain. November 3.
A dnllihtci, Myrna Ii i. to Mi. and Mrs. Not-
bepito Winklaat. Nonviber I.
A on, Caslos Williim, to MI. and Mrs. Max
anl BRchove. Nolnemhbr 1.
A dlauhter. Istlcl FllomPna, to Mr. and Mrs.
'lacido He, nandea. Nov'mbei '.
A daughter. Aura Maisa. to Mi. and Mrs. Juan
Croei. Novrnlhei 5.
A son, Canlls Treorl, ti, Mr. and Mrs. Alvaro
Gomes. November .i
A daughter. Patricia. to Mr. and Mrs. Peter
Orr. November 5,
A daughter to Mr. and Ml Bernard Maryuis.
November ,.
A daughter. Tera Benise. to Mr. and Mrs.
Roy Bishop,. Noemnbei 7.
A son. to Mr. and Mrs. Alberto Kelly. No-
ermhber S.
A son. El e Gudfrido. to Mr. and Mrs. Calito
de Cuba. November 8.
A son. Hart) Bioer. to Mr. and Mrs. Broer
Boonstia, November 'i.
A son. Thomas Edsad Jr.. to Mr. and Mrs.
lhom.. Larmonme -i.,. November 9.

Applications for the new Vacation Plan
have been made by 3,927 employees as
this issue goes to press, and the number
continues to grow. Marle Fortin, ear
driver, had the distinction of making Ap-
plication No. 1.
For the convenience of those who
wanted to take advantage of the plan's
benefits, representatives of the Personnel
Department set up temporary offices in
all large departments November 12 and
13. Following this, applications are now
being taken at the Personnel Office.

High on the sports horizon for
next month is a visit from a team
of cricket players from C.P.I.M. in
The Cambridge Cricket Club
(combined) is arranging a match,
which is tentatively scheduled for
December 29 and 30 at the Wilhel-
mina Sport Park near Oranjestad.
With cricket circles relatively
quiet here in recent months, or-
ganizers of the match are urging
Lago's experts to get some much-
needed practise to help hold up Aru-
ba's end.