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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: January 20, 1950
Frequency: biweekly
regular
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Subjects / Keywords: Petroleum industry and trade -- Periodicals -- Aruba   ( lcsh )
Genre: periodical   ( marcgt )
serial   ( sobekcm )
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Language: Text in English and papiamento.
Dates or Sequential Designation: v. 1- 1940-
General Note: Cover title.
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Source Institution: Biblioteca Nacional Aruba
Holding Location: Biblioteca Nacional Aruba
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: aleph - 000307401
oclc - 06371498
notis - ABT4040
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PUBLISHED BY THE LAGO OIL & TRANSPORT CO LTD JANUARY 20 1950
VOL 11 No 2



LEC Meets and Prins Bernhard Lo Bishifa Aruba Prince Bernhard Will Visit Aruba

Su Alteza Real Prins Bernhard lo

Elects Officers bishita Aruba Dialuna 23 y Diamars 24 His Koyal Highness Prince Bernhard is due to visit Aruba on Monday and

di Januari Durante su estadia aki lo e Tuesday January 23 and 24 During his stay here he will visit all parts of the

bishita tur parti di e isla incluyendo island including the Lago Refinery
Management Appoints
refineria di Lago Prince Bernhards schedule during his visit has tentatively been set as follows

Four Representatives Programma di su bishita ta manera 835 am Arrives at Dakota Air

ta sigui port where he will be welcomed by a
The Lago Employee Council elected Dialuna 23 di Januari reception committee composed of Government
last month met with Management for
835 am Yegada na Vliegveld Dakota officials and other prominent
the first time January 4 in an intro
citizens The Prince will leave Dakota
ductory session to discuss the status 915 am Prins Bernhard lo pone by passing between two lines formed by

of the new system up to that time and un krans na monumento di Boy Eury Boy Scouts and school children

to make plans for the future 920 am Bishita na Julianaschool 915 am Prince Bernhard will

At a later meeting the Lago Employee 940 am Paseo door di Oranje place a wroath on the statue of Boy

Council met to elect officers for stad cu bishitanan na San Pedro Hospi Ecury The guard of honor will consist
the Their choice for president
coming year taal y Eagle of three resistance members and a
was Frederick Dirksz of TSD Cecil 1115 am 1215 pm Recepcion
Knight of the Order of Willem
Bishop of MC was named vice-president publico na ofkina di Gezaghebber
920
am The Prince will visit the
and Iligenio Kelly of TSD is 1230 pjn Prins Bernhard lo bai Juliana School where the school children

secretary The Council is now proceding pa Passangrahan will sing several songs
with work on the constitution and by
Passangrahan
1 230 pm Comemento na 940 am Tour of Oranjestad in

laws cu invitadonan cluding the San Pedro Hospital and the

230 pm Bishita na Misa di Eagle Refinery
Attending the January 4 meeting for Noord
1115 am 1215 Public reception
Management were J J Horigan 0 255 pm Bishita na Palm Beach
at the office of the Lt Governor Anyone
Mingus C F Smith and E Byington Club
wishing to his her
pay or respects
as well as the four men who have been Vliegveld Dakota
to the Prince can do so at this time
appointed Company representatives to Diamars 24 di Januari His Royal Highness Prince Bernhard 1230 To the Government
work with the Council F E Griffin H pm
8 45 am Yegada na Vliegveld Dakota Guest House Pasanggrahan
Chippendale J V Friel and F J Getts

Council members include F Dirksz J 9 am Bishita na schoolnan di New Safety Record guests 1 230 pm Lunch with invited

Maduro B K Chand C R Bishop H Noord Santa Cruz Sabaneta y San Nicolas
Kelly S Luydens H Blaize and N 230 pm Visit to the Noord
Set by Refinery Church
Baptiste
11 Bishita
am na Lago
255 Visit to the Palm
pm Beach
Discussion at the meeting centered on 1115 am Bishita na Lago High A new all time safety record was set Club

what the Council will do and how it will School here this month when refinery employees
4 pm To Dakota Airport to return
function Election results and problems 1130 am Bishita na Hospitaal di completed 51 working days to
Curacao
were also discussed and special referen v Lago without a single lost time injury Un
ce was made to the excellent work of the Tuesday January 2
12 Bishita na Esso Club official estimates placed the total num
845 am Prince Bernhard arrives,
two nominating committees 1 230 pm Comemento na Esso ber of safe man hours worked at
at Dakota
Management representatives reviewed Club roughly two and a half million exact Airport
9 am Visits to schools at Noord
the whole of the
scope new represen 230 pm Salida pa Vliegveld Da figures will be available later Santa Cruz
Sabaneta and San Nicolas
tation plan It was explained that the kota via Lago Heights
Companys basic reason for setting up 3 Despedida na vliegveld Lagos previous best safety record 1130 am Visit to Lago where the
pm
the plan was two fold first a sincere henter Comite lo ta presente * was 2200000 safe man hours covering Prince will be greeted by Company
desire to strengthen the negotiating a period of 43 days in the latter part of officials
Prins Bernhard a keda di sali foi Hu
1947 and early 1948 1145 am Visit to the
side of employee management relations Lago High
landa dia 2 di Januari abordo di Ka
The new record began on last November School
and second to meet a strongly felt need rel Doorman foi Rotterdam Curacao
for proportionate representation between pa 17 and ended January 7 For the 12 Visit to the Lago Hospital
yegando dia 18 di Januari E tin
third time in the refinerys history 1230 Visits
the major groups of employees the Esso Club
idea di bai Venezuela tambe abordo di
Some of the many ways in which the Jacob van Heemskerk y di haci dife employees worked a full calendar month 1 230 pm Lunch at the Esso
is December without a single disabling Club
plan an improvement were pointed
rente otro biahanan cu e avion di Go
out through assuring adequate repre bierno cu tin abordo di Karel Doorman injury 230 pm Leaves for the Airport
sentation of major plant population To commemorate the new record the via Lago Heights and the Prins Bern

groups ; through spreading the representation Prins Bernhard lo bolbe Hulanda mei Company awarded 63 cash prizes totalling hard Street in San Nicolas

work load between the negotiating mei di luna di Maart cu aeroplane Fls 4400 at a drawing held at the 3 pm Farewell at Dakota Airport

committee and the several advisory Despues di su bishita na islanan Hu Main Gate see separate story by the full committee

committees so that problems receive landes Prins Bernhard lo haci bishita Lagos new safety record compares The Prince was scheduled to leave
Holland on January 2 He was to travel
Continued on page 4 nan oficial na Mexico y Canada Continued on page 2
on the aircraft carrier Karel Doorman

from Rotterdam to Curacao arriving

there on January 18 He planned to

travel to Venezuela on the cruiser Jacob

van Heemskerk Other trips will be

aboard the Government Dakota plane

which is being carried on the Karel

Doorman

Prince Bernhard is expected to return

to Holland by the middle of March

The return trip will be made by plane

Following his visit to the Netherlands

West Indies Prince Bernharo

will pay official visits to Mexico and

Canada


Hold Income Tax Declarations

All monthly paid employees both

staff and foreign staff are receiving

income tax declarations from the

Government These reports are to be

held until individual earning reports are

released to employees by the Company
Caesar de Souza clerk at No 2 Powci house receives Fls 50 Benjamin
Lampe who suggested the name Esso Lito for the
for his winning suggestion of Essolito for the oil drop oil drop character received
a consolation prize of Fls 10 He is SCHEDULE OF PAYDAYS
characters name F E Griffin
Process Superintendent congratulates a first year apprentice and is shown above looking at Essolito
Mr dc Souza for his idea himself who is quite happy about his new name Semi Monthly Payroll

Caesar de Souza Benjamin Lampe cu a manda e nomber Esso Lito aden pa e January 1631 Wednesday Feb S
un klerk na Powerhouse no 2 ta ricibi Fls 50 gota di azeta ricibi
a un premio segundo di Fls 10 E ta un
pa c nomber cu el a di January 115 Monday January 23
propone pa e gota azcta esta Essolito
aprendiz den su prome anja di cntrenamiento y aki nos ta mire
F E Griffin hefe di refinamiennto ta felicita Sr De Souza Essolito Monthly Payrolls
cu mes kende ta masha happy cu e nomber cu nan
pa su idea a dune January 131 Thursday February 9



ARUBA ESSO NEWS
JANUARY 20 1950



Refineria A Alcanza

ArmbajNew Refinery Reporters Record Nobo di Seguridad

Simon Coronet Hospital
Elpat Sattaur Chand Bacchus Storehouse Un record nobo di Seguridad a keda
WEST INDIES BY THE
PUBLISHED AT ARUBA NETHERLAND Instrument
Simon Geerman estableci e luna aki
Drydock ora cu empleado
LAGO OIL & TRANSPORT CO LTD Bernard Marquis
Iphil Jones Receiving Marine& Shipping Office nan di refineria a complete 51 dia di

The next issue of the ARUBA ESSO NEWS will be distributed Fernando Ersklne Anderson da Silva Acid Pressure& Edeleanu Stills trabao sin un solo accidente cu prdida
Friday February 3 19S0 All copy must reach the editor Bertie Vlapree CTR & Field Shops di tempo foi trabao Cijfernan exacto ta
in the Personnel Building by Friday noon January 27 Hugo de Vries TSD Office pendiente
inoficialmente
Willemfridus Bool Accounting pero e canti
Telephone 523 Mrs Jacinto Ivy de Butts Kort Powerhouse 1 & 2 dad di oranan di trabao ta calcula na
Laboratories 1 & 2
Printed by the Curajaosche Courant Curacao NWI Laboratory 3 mas o menos dos millon y mei

Mrs Harold M Wathey A Mongroe Esso & Lago Lago Police Clubs E record di mas halto cu Lago a ye
Eisa Mackintosh Dining Hall 2 ga di alcanza anteriormente tabata di
With the visit to Aruba of His Koyal Highness Prince George Lawrence Catalytic
Calvin Hassell M i C Office 2200000 ora di trabao cubriendo un
Bernhard citizens of the island will get an opportunity to Federico Ponson Masons & Insulators
Edgar Connor periodo di 43 dia durante ultimo parti
become better acquainted with one who is taking an eer Mario Harms Machine Shop di
Blacksmith Boiler & Tin 1947 y principio di 1948
increasing interest in their problems For since the end of Cade Abraham Pipe E
Jan Oduber Welding record nobo ta cone di 17 November
the war when Prince Bernhard was occupied mainly with John Francisco Colony Commissary di
Jose La Cruz anja pasa te dia 7 di Januari di
military matters he is constantly taking a greater interest Plant Commissary
Stella Oliver
Laundry e anja aki Pa di tres bez den historia
in social and economic matters that affect the Netherlands Ricardo Van Blarcum Colony Service Office di
Claude Bolah Colony Shops Lago empleadonan a traha henter un
Kingdom and its people at home and oerseas
Garage luna di
Harold James anja sin un solo accidente December
The Prince is especially acthc in organizations that are Edney Huckleman Industrial Relations Sports

aiding war veterans and former members of the Resistance Samuel Rajroou Special Pa
Carpenter & Paint conmemora e record nobo Com
Labor and its problems also hold a strong interest for him Gas Plant pania a duna 63 premio cu a suma na

Among other acthities he is closely associated with groups Fls 4400 na cual loteria tur emplea

that conduct various industrial training courses Lake Fleet Reporters do a tuma parti

As part of an industry that is closely allied with the Lago su record nobo di Seguridad ta
future of the Netherlands West Indies Lago joins Aruba in R Boekhoudt SS Amacuro favorablemente
M L Lane S S Ambrosio compara cu esnan di
extending a warm welcome to the royal isitor J A Melfor S S Andino mihor di tur companianan di Standard
R Wilson
S S Bachaquero
N Sampson S S Boscan Oil tanto na Merca como na estranhe
Bishita di Prins Bernhard Aruba lo ta bon
na un oportuni H W Mulzac S S Canpito
ria Esaki ta di
hopi nificacion via
M John pa
dad pa rcsidentenan di e isla sinja conoce kende tin un N F Clarke SS Cumarebo
SS Guarico cu Lago ta un planta industrial refina
interes continuo den na problemanan Pasobra foi despues R M Josephia SS Invercaibo
F Modeste SS Inverrosa miento reparacion di vapornan traha
di durante cual Prins Bernhard tabata unica
gucrra ocupe P N Semeleer SS Inverruba
mento di acido construccion
y otro ac
mente cu asuntonan militar e ta tumando mas y mas interes C T Pantophlet SS Jusepm
Z Z Fleming SS Mara tividadnan cu no ta directamente conecta
den asuntonan social y economico di Keino Holandes y su F T Angel SS Maracay
J Smith S S Misoa cu refinamiento di petroleo
subsitonan tanto na Holanda como na colonianan R A Martls SS Pederales
Lago su record nobo a termina dia 7
Prins Bernhard ta activo den organizacionnan W F Van Putten S S Quiriquire
muy pt
C Gilkes S S Sabaneta di Januari e record anterior di 2200
yuda veteranonan di guerra y ex miembronan di Onder K Davis S S San Carlos
L Flndley SS San 000 a termina dia 10 di Januari 1948
Cristobal
grond Problemanan di obradornan tambe ta interese suma C A Euton SS Temblador Prome cu esey e mihor record tabata
mente Entre otro actividadnan e tin hopi di haci cu un A C Nurse SS Trujillo conta
J Kock SS Yamanota 1422174 ora di trabao durante
grupo cu ta conduci cursonan di entrenamiento industrial G O Walker Shoregang
J I Yanga e periodo di 11 di Mei pa 19 di Juni di
Como parti di un industria fuertemente conecta cu f uturo L E Marchena Tug Tug Colorado Delaplaine Point 1940 Di 19 di Januari pa 16 di Maart
di islanan Holandes ta unie cordial D L Van Putten Relief Pumpmen
Lago na Aruba pa duna di anja 1936 refineria a traha 56 dia
bonbini na e bishita real
1184512 sin
ora un accidente cu

perdida di tempo foi trabao

Aruba Cultural Center Formed

DEATHS
On December 23 the legal formation
of the Foundation Aruba Cultural William Henry Bell corporal B in the

Center took place The Foundation is Wholesale Commissary died January 5

an independent affiliated group of the He was 33 years old and had been an

one now being formed at Curagao and employee of the Company for just over

of the Sticusa Foundation for Cultural 12 years

Collaboration established in Amsterdam Mr Bell was born in St Martin
NWI and is survived by his father

five brothers and four sisters
The board of the Foundation is as

follows F Steenmeyer chairman

J Pauw assistant chairman Tj Wij A February Calendar

brandus secretary Dr J N van Veen
assistant secretary E E Croes treasurer 612 Boy Scout Anniversary Week

Dr R M Robles assistant treasurer 12 Lincolns birthday

and the directors are J H Beau 14 St Valentines Day

jon of the Industrial Relations Department Bell & Gray patented telephone

E Bartels Dr P I Henriquez 1876

C D Irausquin H A Kemmink W F M
Lampe Eng P J Nagel R T de Palm 18 Prince s Marijkes birthday

and H A Pieters Dr Johan Hartog 21 Shrove Tuesday

was appointed head of the Foundation 22 Ash Wednesday Lent begins





Be Sure To Get 2nd Diphtheria Shots
The above picture of the Netherlands Royal Family was taken in September 1948
From the left are Princess Irene Princess Margriet Queen Juliana Prince Bernhard
Princess Marijke and Princess Beatrix Photo by M C Meyboom courtesy of the The children of many Lago employees against typhoid paratyphoid fever
Netherlands Government Information Seivice
have recently received inoculations Children over the age of six months

E portret aki cu ta nrustra Familia Real di Hulanda ta tuma na September di 1948 against diphtheria at the Hospital should be inoculated against diphtheria
Di robez pa drechi Prinses Irene Prinses Margriet La Reina Juliana Prins Parents of those children are reminded and whooping cough as well Those de

Bernhard Prinses Marijke y Prinses Beatrix Fotografia di M C Meyboom that they must return for additional siring any of these shots should go to

shots at the of a month if the inocula the Hospital for families the Plant

SAFETY RECORD from page 1 George Allan Dies in New York tion is to be effective Dispensary for employees or the

Marine Dispensary for sea going personnel
very favorably to the best made by any
operation of the Standard Oil Company George Allan manager of the Employment The first inoculation does not make
either domestic Section in Jersey Standards unless Several diphtheria cases have been reported
New Jersey foreign or the child immune to diphtheria
It is especially outstanding because Overseas Personnel office in New York he gets the complete series he will still on the island and the Medical

of the type of industrial plant which died December 29 He was 50 years old be liable to catch the disease Department gave 1150 inoculations
He is survived by his widow and a against it between January 3 and January
Lago is where refining ship repair Diphtheria shots do not immediately

work acid making construction and daughter make the child safe from the disease 9

numerous other activities not usually Mr Allan was known to many Lago A period of from two to three months At that time the toxoid material here

associated with an oil refinery are in employees because of a trip he made to is necessary after the inoculations before as well as elsewhere in the Netherlands

volved Aruba in 1948 He had also interviewed the child is immune to it So the West Indies was exhausted When addi

Lagos new record ended on January 7 ; many candidates for employment in the shots should be taken long before any tional toxoid arrived here by air express

the previous best record of 2200000 States epidemic starts For this reason diphtheria from the United States it was expected
toxoid as well as inoculations that at least another thousand shots
safe man hours ended on January 10
against whooping cough and typhoid would be given
1948 Prior to that the best safety
record was 1422174 safe man hours A daughter was born December 16 vaccine have always been stocked by Remember to be effective a series of

covering the period from May 11 to June to Mr and Mrs A De Barros in New the Medical Department They are available diphtheria shots must be given the

19 1940 From January 19 to March 16 York The baby weighing eight pounds anytime for the use of persons entitled second a month after the first Even

1936 the refinery worked 56 days three ounces was named Adelaide to treatment at the Hospital then it will be two or three months

1184512 hours without a disabling Amorim Mr De Barros works in the The Medical Department urges employees before the body has developed immunity

injury- Esso Dining Hall and their families to take shots against diphtheria



JANUARY 20 1930 ARUBA ESSO NEWS


turnaround meant actual loss in ship the clock on the wall of Room 11
ping capacity and high demurrage costs Marine Department where ship and
The situation was serious harbor operations were coordinated
The primary factor slowing up movement the clock at the loading pumphouses
of ships was inadequate harbor and at Receiving and Shipping headquarters
facilities The increase in refinery the clocks in many other
throughput had outstripped the docks parts of the refinery wristwatches on
and other equipment that had served so men on the docks and the launches
well during the war years Plans were even the clocks in New York entered the
IIB Jl
underway to improve the harbor by Aruba turnaround picture
adding three new finger piers and eliminating The clock ticked slowly for the
the worn out T dock But the average tanker at the beginning of
construction would take a long time 1947 Fifty hours and 41 minutes were
Something had to be done needed for the total operation from the
The tanker turnaround committee time the tanker arrived at Aruba to the
looked at all the factors affecting harbor time it sailed
traffic Could anything be speeded Now at the the end of 1949 it takes
up Could any time consuming operations only 28 hours 6V2 minutes to service a
be eliminated tanker The chart below gives the improvement
The answer was a tentative yes in tanker turnaround time
Tanker turnaround time depended on for the past three years It has been a
departments throughout the refinery great achievement The ciedit goes to
and many changes would eliminate only men in all phases of the operation
minutes not the hours needed With
no definite point where a big chunk of
time could be saved the job had to be of tanker Race Against turnaround Time will the be story con
handed out to all the departments each cluded in the next issue of the
Aruba Esso News The second part
to do its share of the story will give a complete
account of the ways by which the
The i ace was against the clock problem was solved












The Carrabulle is nudged into its mooting beith bj a harboi tug The pioblem of
cutting poit time on ships like this was a ciitical challenge in 1917




Race Against Time




THE DRAMATIC STORY OF OUR TRIUMPH OVER
The midpoint of tumaiound comes when the whaifingeis fasten the hose to the deck
TIME IN THE JOB OF SERVICING TANKERS connections of a tankei Cooidination of all factois makes fast turnaround possible


TANKER TURNAROUND TIME HAS BEEN CUT

NEARLY IN HALF IN THE LAST THREE YEARS


T HIS is the story of Tanker Turn harbor facilities will permit speeding up
around the unloading and loading of ships But
for three years before this the job of
The single important fact in this improving tanker turnaround depended
story is that 22 hours and 35 minutes solely upon the men of Lago the tanker
have been sliced off the average time a crews and the Government
tanker spends at Aruba Early in 1947 six men representing
It took three years of sweat and Process Marine TSD M & C and
worry to accomplish this fact three Accounting were appointed to study the
years during which the men of seven problem of reducing tanker turnaround
departments quietly dedicated themselves time The facts were laid on the table
to a goal that seemed impossible More than thirty thousand hours

to achieve were being lost each year by tankei s
Although the job is not yet complete awaiting berth at Aruba World de
this is a good time to look at the recoid mands for oil were high During this

and write the story For the close of time Arubas crude throughput was Tutnaiound almost complete the Esso Balboa leaves the haiboi to wait foi its caijjo
1949 marks the point at which new continually being increased Slow tanker documents Loading hoses on dock aie made leady for the next tanker



This is the achievement 22 hours and 35 minutes sliced off the average tanker time in port


TANKER f PX I A TANKER TANKER TANKER iT TANKER PN TANKER
ARRIVES ARRIVES 2
ARRIVES ARRIVES /, I ARRIVES (* I A ARRIVES
MONDAY \? V MONDAY MONDAY
MINING MONDAY Vp 4 MONDAY 8 4 MONDAY
lj MORNING MORNING MORNING Vi MORNING Vs MORNING

DEPARTS TANKER ZyK A DEPARTS TANKER DEPARTS TANKER TANKER iriry TANKER T TANKER

0 WEDNESDAY Vft X J WEDNESDAY Q WEDNESDAY 0 DEPARTS / \/ \ DEPARTS L |/ l DEPARTS
MORNING mj AFTERNOON MORNING WEDNESDAY 8 4 TUESDAY 6 J TUESDAY
MORNING VjJ AFTERNOON X AFTERNOON




gfefij I H 5 1 ._ 4 jm ^'









Tifty houis and 41 minutes was the aveiage time foi 1948 as shown above was bettei Clocks at left show a 1919 set new records The first half of the jear saw an
tanker tumaiound during the fiist half of 1947 This time time in poit of 44 hours 32 minutes During the second average time in pott of 33 houis 7 minutes During the
inci eased to 56
houis and 6 minutes during the latter pait si months of 1948 the time was cut to 41 houis 45 last six months the average turnaround time was only 2S
of the year but plans weie undeiway to solve the pioblem minutes Average numbei of vessels loaded each month houis 62 minutes with an aveiage of 129 vessels loaded
This chait shows the port time tor the two peiiodi in 1948 was 126 compaied to 125 in 1917 each month New supeitankeis speeded the job



ARUBA ESSO NEWS
JANUARY 20 1950


Dijkhoff y Britten Ta Bishita mgzr ? ^ var

Contro Industrial na Merca


Cartanan reciente di Lago su dos

aprendiznan cu ta studia na Merca la

conta com nan a pasa nan vacantie di

Pascu Punto di mas interesante di nan

vacantie tabata nan biaha pa Pitts

burgh un gran centro industrial

Tanto ta Dominico Britten como

Francisco Dijkhoff a keda masha im

presiona cu loque nan a mira na Pitts

burgh y na caminda den trein Nan a

keda pasa dos dia aya

Bispo di Pascu anochi e dos hobennan

cu tabata e mihor graduadonan di klas

di aprendiz anja pasa a bai misa Ora

nan a bolbe cas nan a mira y scucha

misa di mei anochi pa television E misa

tabata worde ofreci na St Patricks

Cathedral na New York

E mucha hombernan ta biba cerca

D E Wilkinson un di e maestronan di

e school cu nan ta bai na Allentown

Nan ta skirbi com nan a yuda e maestro

y su seiiora dorna nan Kerstboom Bao

di e Kerstboom tabatin un trein electrio

ta drenta y sali foi tunnel un auto

A holiday dinner is enjojed in the United States by Lagos two appi entice scholai chikito cu ta carga y descarga lechi y

ship winneis Francisco Dijkhoff and Dominico Britten The two boys are seen at the un grua cu ta yena carbon den un dump
dinner table with the D E Wilkinson family with whom they Iie in Allentown truck tur na miniatura y tur tabata

Pennsylvania traha mecanicalmente

Pa bai Pittsburgh nan a bai den trein Coiporal N F Brume of the Lago Police
Department was le elected Grand Mastei
pasando den siete tunnel esun di mas
y of the Curacao District of the Grand Lodge
Lagos Two Apprentice Scholarship Winners largo tabata 6782 pia Den e tunnelnan of the International Order of Mechanics of

nan ta cende luznan especial cu ta duna the Western Hemisphere Inc Mr Brume
Visits Pittsburgh Over Christmas Holidays impresion di luz di dia was guest of honor in Curagao recentlj at
the yearly convention of the Netherlands
E mucha hombernan skirbi di
a e Antilles
District of the Lodge He has
Recent letters fiom Lagos two apprentice scholarship winners now in the restaurantnan y stacionnan di gasolin served in the fraternal organization for

States tell of their Christmas holiday experiences Highlight of their vacation cu tabatin na caminda nan a conta 10 many years During his Curacao trip he

from school was a trip to the great industrial city of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Esso Service stations y nan a saka isited the CPIM refinery and attended
a banquet given for him He has been with
Both Dominico Britten and Francisco
Dykhoff were tremendously impressed portret bao di un borchi di Esso
Lago for 14
by the sights they saw in Pittsburgh and on the way to that city The Na Pittsburgh nan a bishita un fabri years

spent two days there after Christmas ca di brake Westinghouse Air Brake

On Christmas Eve the two young LEC Continued from page I Factory y Westinghouse Electric Company

sters who received scholarships for unda nan ta traha stoof frigider

being the outstanding graduates of individual more concentrated departmental handling through machien di laba pana etc Launch Helper Drowns
pioblems being
last years apprentice training class Britten y Dijkhoff a saka portret den
went to church home handled more rapidly through the system In San Nicolas
Returning they of district repiesentatives dos fabrica y na otro lugarnan di interes Harbor
through
watched a midnight mass on television particular entre otro na George
a clear cut and mutual understanding
from the famed St Patricks Cathedral di cement
Westinghouse Bridge brug
e
to be provided by the working agreement Alfred Ch E Mettendaf a launch
in New York City di mas halto di mundo E ta un milla y
on what is negotiable and what helper in the Marine Department was
The two boys live with D E Wilkinson mei for di e punto di mas abao e
pa
is of an advisory nature Members were drowned January 11 when the launch
of the Allentown Pennsylvania di halto
punto mas
reminded that there are no new or he was on collided with a ferry launch in
Vocational Public School and his
High bishita
Durante
experimental features in the plan nan na Pittsburgh the San Nicolas harbor As a result of
family They described their helping bishita Sr Wilkinson tata
nan a su na
that practically every phase of it has the collision Mettendaf who was stand
the Wilkinsons decorate the Christmas
cas di kende nan a cena Despues un
been used in other places with good results ing alongside the engine cowling was
tree Underneath the big tree was an subrino di Sr Wilkinson a hiba nan un
thrown into the water Although a crew
electric train passing in and out of tunnels teatro unda mira comedia
nan a un
The case of New York City was given member of the ferry launch was ready
a toy milk car loading and unload
Bolbiendo Allentown Harrisburg
nan a pasa
in which representatives on the city to throw a life ring into the water
ing milk and a coal elevator dumping unda nan a pasa algun ora na
council are elected on a system similar Mettendaf disappeared beneath the
coal into a dump truck All worked bishita muher di
cerca un ruman
to ours that is the people of the surface It required a forty minute
mechanically Sr Wilkinson
borough of Staten Island elect a member search to recover his body
On their trip to Pittsburgh with Mr Dominico Francisco ta manda cumin
to the central council but do not vote on y The deceased was from Surinam and
Wilkinson the boys traveled on the what member the borough of Brooklyn damento pa tur nan amigonan na lived in San Nicolas He was 21 years

160 mile superhighway the Pennsylvania is Aruba Nan adres ta 2128 Washington old and had
sending Brooklyn votet only for its worked for the Company
Turnpike Described as the Street Allentown USA
own member and not for members from Pennsylvania for just over a year
worlds greatest the turnpike has seven
the borough of Manhattan Yet the city He is survived by three sisters a
tunnels with the longest being 6782
council works as a unit in administering brother and an uncle Jacob Kom who
feet in length Inside the tunnels mercury
problems affecting all the boroughs l3Q ISJ works at the Esso Dining Hall
lights pioduce a daylight
vapor of the worlds
largest city The Companys Management Safety
effect
During the general discussion a member KEEP FLYING Committee was making a full investigation
The boys described the restaurants
of the LEC expressed apprecia of the accident
and gasoline stations located at convenient
tion of the Companys effort While
intervals along the highway
difficulties had occurred in the past in

They noted 10 Esso Service stations employee management relations he proposed Falcon Club Displays Talents With New Show
and had their pictures taken underneath
a cleaning of the slate a fresh
an Esso sign start in which all elements could strive
In visited the
Pittsburgh they
for cooperation under the new plan
Westinghouse Air Brake and
Factory The meeting ended with a hope for
the Westinghouse Electric Company mutual understanding and for patience

Among the many things they saw were in working out the problems that lie
air brakes for trucks cranes and locomotives
ahead
being made and tested huge

armatures made which for
being were
Comision Lo Studia Papiamento
generators that are run by water and

how wires are insulated so they can be Pasonan oficial a worde tuma recien

used for high voltage in substations temente pa trece uniformidad den lenga

Young Britten and Dijkhoff took Papiamento estableciendo reglanan fihe

pictures in the two factories as well as di ortografia y di gramatica y formu

of other interesting sights Among lando un diccionario

them were shots of the George Westing Un articulo den Amigoe di Curagao

house Bridge the highest cement ta bisa cu un comision a worde nombid

bridge in the world Its a mile and a pa Gobierno pa studia es problema

half from its top to the lowest point in Instalacion di e Comite a tuma lugar

the valley beneath na Cultuurcentrum na Willemstad

J H miembro di CAB
Sprockel a
While in Pittsburgh the two bovs
habri ceremonia dunando bonbini
e na
were guests of Mr Wilkinsons father

at supper Following that Mr Wilkinsons esnan presente The Falcon Club entertained on December 30 with a play entitled Thrills of La

nephew took them to a movie Paz The show was held at the BIA Hall Membeis of the cast gather after the

where they also enjoyed a vaudeville Allentown they stopped and visited for show to have their picture taken Photo by S Rajroop

performance several hours with Mr Wilkinsons Club Falcon a duna un comedia titula ThrilIs of La Paz na B I A Hall na San
In Harrisburg on their way back to sister Nicolas dia 30 di December Aki nos ta mira ebnan cu a tuma parti adon



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One of the largest sharks ever caught at the Lake Tanker Distribution of the 30 safe workers contest prizes was
dock hangs above on the deck of the SS Misoa The seven held on December 30 and 31 Forty six hundred wallets
foot two inch shark was hauled in by the cooperative were given to safe workers and compacts were given to
efforts of crewmembers from the Misoa including R Tri the women on the teams Fitzgerald Derick right Powerhouse
indad Clement Mercera Ramon Andrade John Smith No 1 gets his wallet from E M Wade Zone Foreman
Robert Boek and Peter James Evey At left is Mr in this picture taken on the day of distribution All
Andrade at right Mr Mercera workers who were on vacation during this time will
receive their prizes when they return

Un di e tribonnan di mas grandi cu nan a yega di vangu Miembronan di e teamnan cu a mustra un adelanto di alo
foi dock di lake tanker ta esun aki Miembronan di tripu- menos 30 durante e anja di Concurso di Seguridad a
lacion di SS Misoa a vangue ricibi nan premionan dia 30 y 31 di December Cauter mil
seis cien portamoneda y polvera a worde duna na es
empleadonan Esnan cu tabata cu vacantie riba es fecha
nan lo ricibi nan premio ora cu nan bolbe




























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A distant view past the Tank Farm and into Lago Heights
is obtained from the new Marine Control Tower just

completed

,. Before A C Fuller Service Supervisor in the Marine De- for the Sales division of the Pan American Petroleum
Jor e Marine Konto Tower cu a bini cla recientemente partment left for retirement friends there presented him Corporation in Atlanta Georgia from October 1926 to
ta naya un bumta bista riba Tankfarm cu Lago Heights with a gift S L Easten left is seen with Mr Fuller March 1927 In November 1928 he came to Lago starting
su tras just before making the presentation Mr Fuller worked to work in the Drydock





































Charles Vernom L O F after of service
December 30 by a presentation from his co workers many In years the above was honored The Laundry chalks up its score for the year Juan Statia left points to the board
picture O Van
Thol center shakes hands with Mr Vernom before which charts daily production by departments Virginia Barnes center shows
giving him
Mr Vernom transferred a large clock Adelaide Blanco Modesto Maduro and Eldica Andrews the Laundry cost control
to L O F in 1934
F poster At top is the Laundry safety board showing only two minor injuries for the
co empieadonan a dune oloslu SVCtir dcspues di pianja <" servido Su year The planes on the board are flying safely into 1950 The Laundrys safety
me mei ta un como regalo di despedida O Van record is noted by the fact that it has had no lost time injury since 1943 and only
present
e regalo na Sr Vernom den trJbai
nomber di luamigonan
m eight minor injuries in the last three years



6- ARUBA ESSO NEWS
JANUARY 20 1950


Income and Automobile Taxes
Lago
Employee Council
Are Raised
by Legislature
Ta Eligi Oficialnan

According to an article in the Curacao

Beurs- & Nieuwsberichten
newspaper
Lago Employee Council cu a worde eli
the Legislature recently passed bills increasing
gi luna reuni
pasa a cu Directiva pa di
various forms of taxation including
prome bez dia 4 di Januari Obheto di
personal income taxes and the reunion
e introductorio tabata pa discu
automobile tax The rates became
new ti
estado
actual di
e sistema nobo y pa
effective on January 1 of this year traha plannan pa futuro

On private cars the new automobile Na
un reunion teni despues Lago
tax will be Fls 6 for each 100 kilos
Employee Council a eligi oficialnan pa
weight of the car A special formula
Nan
un anja a scohe Frederick Dirksz
will be used to figure the tax on commercial di TSD
como presidente Cecil Bishop
vehicles used for transporting di M & C como vice presidente y II i

goods or passengers ginio Kelly di TSD como secretario
The tax on a motor vehicle on two or E Council ta sigui
cu nan trabao pa for
three wheels will be Fls 40 for a ma reglamientonan

bicycle Fls 5 motor boats Fls 40 for Esnan presente reunion
na e di 4 di
a bicycle or a boat with an auxiliary Januari pa Directiva tabata J J Hori

motor Fls 20 In addition the 10 per gan O Mingus C F Smith y E

cent surtax on these rates is being Byington como tambe e cuater homber

continued nan cu a worde nombra como represen

In general the individual income tax tantenan di Compania pa traha hunto cu

is increased by roughly 10 per cent e Council esta F E Griffin H Chip

Under the new income tax regulations pendale J V Friel y F J Getts Miem

there will be no surtax tax on bronan di e Council mes ta F Dirksz J
Sixty three cash prizes totalling Fls 4400 were given out at a drawing January 9
the income tax on incomes of less than Maduro B K Chand C R Bishop H
to commemorate the new safety record Here at the main gate is the drawing in
action W Sluizer left of the Cracking Plant calls off the payroll numbers to the Fls 5000 Incomes between Fls 5000 Kelly S Luydens H Blaize y N Bap
crowd of onlookers E Kulisek and T Wolfe of the Safety Division record and write and Fls 10000 will be charged a 35 per tiste
the winners the blackboard Lloyd Mack Esso Club has just drawn payroll
on a cent surtax between Fls 10000 and Centro di e discusionnan tabata riba
number out of the box while G N Owen Safety Supervisor calls the Industrial
Relations records section to find out the name of the worker with that number Fls 20000 the surtax will be 40 per kico e Council lo haci y com lo e funcio

cent and incomes over Fls 20000 will na Resultadonan y problemanan di elec

Sesenta y tres premio sumando Fls 4400 a worde duna dia 9 di Januari pa con be charged an 80 per cent surtax cion tambe a worde discuti y nan a men
memora e record nobo di Seguridad cu empleadonan di Lago a alcanza E Fls 4400
a worde parti na un premio di Fls 500 dos di Fls 200 diez di Fls 100 y cincuenta Last year incomes between Fls 5000 ta en especial e trabao excelente cu e dos

di Fls 50 Tur empleadonan a tuma parti den e loteria y nomber di e ganadornan and Fls 20000 had a surtax of 30 per comitenan nominativo a hiba a cabo

ta parce den es corant aki cent those over Fls 20000 were surtaxed Representantenan di Directiva a revi

65 per cent sd henter e plan nobo di representacion

Company Awards F 4400 The surtax on profit tax assessments Nan a splica cu Compania su motibonan

NEW ARRIVALS was raised from 135 per cent to 180 per basico pa forma e plan ta di prome un

In Safety Record Drawing cent deseo sincero pa fortified negociamiento

A son Johan Edwin to Mr and Mrs Rudolf den relacionnan entre Empleado y Directiva
To celebrate a new all time safety Milan December 29 y di dos pa cubri e necesidad pa
A daughter Ernie Ursula to Mr and Mrs
record Fls 4400 in 63 cash prizes wa Constantin Jean Marie December 30 representacion adecuado di tur empleadonan

given out January 9 at the Main Gate Kock A son December Juan de 30 Dios to Mr and Mrs Jose Algun punto cu ta haci e plan

of the refinery A daughter Shirley Eudene to Mr and Mrs nobo mihor cu esun anterior un medio
Arthur Bailey December 30
The winners of the prizes were selected A daughter Marguerite Eleonore to Mr and di representacion cu ta representa tur

by a payroll number drawing All the Mrs Carl Lejuez January 1 empleadonan adecuadamente partimen
A son Rudolph Anselmo to Mr and Mrs
payroll numbers were placed in a sealed Joseph Groenveld January 1 to di e trabao di representacion entre e
A daughter Cherryl Joan Yvonne
to Mr and
box mixed up and then drawn by Mrs Maurice Peters January 1 comite negociativo y e diferente comitenan

employees who had gathered to watch Van A son Ter Pool Ramon January Emiho 2 to Mr and Mrs Samuel consultative di moda cu problemanan

the drawing Each number was called A son Elio Estevanio to Mr and Mrs Venan ta worde tratd mas detayada

in to the Industrial Relations Records cio A Dania son Rigoberto January 2 Armando to Mr and Mrs mente tratando problemanen departa

Section where it was checked with Ruperto Geerman January 3 mental mas rdpidamente pa medio di
A daughter Mary Ann to Mr and Mrs Tho
the employees name mas Lampe January 3 representantenan di districtonan esta
A daughter Nina Elizabeth to Mr and Mrs
blecimiento di
As the names for the winning payroll George Boston January 3 comprendemento mutual
numbers were obtained they were A son Jaime Enrique to Mr and Mrs Simon cu lo ta posible pa medio di Combenio
Roos January 3
written on a large blackboard Following A daughter Helena Filomena to Mr and Mrs di Trabao cu lo mustra cual problema

is the list of the various prizes and Trancisco A daughter Wever Marisa January Rigoberta 3 to Mr and Mrs HHHHmHk turwt nan ta pidi accion negociativa y cual

the employees who won them Mario Bomba January 4 nan accion consultativa
A daughter Esther Louise to Mr and Mrs
Fls 500 winner Eugene L Sjaw-A-Kian Leopold Anthony January 4 Kelly Tong TSD and his wife the former Miembronan a worde recordd cu no
Catalytic A daughter Cheryl Brenda to Mr and Mrs Louise Amalia Simmons Stewards Department tin ningun punto nobo of experimental
Ulric Mills January 5
Fls 200 winners Irland D Burke A daughter Diana Beinadetta to Mr and Mrs cut their wedding cake following den e plan cu practicamente tur fa
Trits Perrotte January 6 their marriage on December 17 In the last
senan di e plan a worde usa na otro lu
Garage G L Kamperveen Gas Plant A daughter Joycelyn Vitalis to Mr and Mrs issue of the Esso News Mr Tongs name
The ten winners of Fls 100 each Albert Amos Dublin January 6 garnan cu bon resultado Nan a duna
was inadvertently spelled Wong
A son Reynaldo Pascual to Mr and Mrs
Da Silva Cracking Luis Werle Aurelio Barros January 7 como ehempel ciudad di New York un
A daughter Luciana Crispina Greta to Mr
da representantenan di Council di e lu
man LOF Francisco Dijkhoff TSD
and Mrs Juan Tingal January 7
Engineering Wildred Ho-Sing-Loi A daughter Shirley Deanna to Mr and Mrs Inspuit Contra Difteria gar ta worde eligi segun un sistema
Victor Ellis January 7
Storehouse Johan Maduro Pipe Mel A daughter to Mr and Mrs Dominico Dirks parecido na esun di nos barrio di

vin Hamlet TSD Lab No 1 Nathaniel January A daughter 8 Lourdes Ortencia to Mr and Mrs Jioenan di hopi empleadonan di Lago Brooklyn ta vota solamente pa su mes

Lewis Commissary Patrick Paterson Mario Kransen January 8 a haya inspuit contra difteria na Hos miembro y no pa miembro di barrio di
A son to Mr and Mrs Angel Martinez
Manhattan Y
toch
Storehouse Charles Gunsam Shipyard January 8 pitaal recientemente Mayornan mester e Council ta traha
A daughter Greta Mercedes to Mr and Mrs como un cuerpo atendiendo problemanan
and Albert R Fleming Lago Police 8 corda cu nan mester bolbe despues di un
Simon Jansen January
Francisco Dijkhoff is one of the two A daughter Aagje to Mr and Mrs Hendrik luna pa tuma e di dos inspuit pa e tin cu ta afectd diferente barrionan di
Van Giffen January 8 ciudad di
e mas grandi di mundo
apprentices now studying in the States efecto
A son to Mr and Mrs Duncan Stanislaus
January 9 Durante discusionnan en general La
on a Company Scholarship E prome inspuit no ta haci cu e rau
A daughter to Mr and Mrs Leonardo Winter
daal January 9 cha no tin chens di haya difteria tan go Employee Council a expresa nan
The fifty winners of Fls 50 each: aprecio pa esfuerzonan di Compania
tem cu e no haya e di dos e tin peliger

J Do Nascimiento Salathiel Phillips Papiamento To Be Made Uniform Y asina mes inspuit di difteria no tin Aunque tabatin dificultadnan den pasa

Lester Nelson Felix Garrido efecto asina cu caba di tume Ta te despues do nan ta propone pa cuminza awor cu

Kenneth Charles Hugh Tjin Kon Fot Official steps have recently been di un periodo di dos of tres luna un blaachi limpi cu e proposito pa di

George Dopwell F Heronimo taken to make the Papiamento language cu e mucha tuma e inspuitnan e ta tur dos banda nan trata di coopera bao

Augustine John Edward McAshan uniform by drafting rules of spelling completamente foi peliger di haya es en di e plan nobo

Martin Edwards Luis Nicolaas and grammar and by compiling a dictionary fermedad pesey mester tuma e inspuit E reunion a cera bao di speranza di

Norris Nyack Wilson Stroude A story this month in the Curacao nan prome cu e epidemia cuminza tur dos grupo cu lo tin comprendemento
mutual y pasenshi pa trata e proble
Stanford Lawrence Lionel Worrell newspaper Amigoe di Curacao Pa tal motibo semper Departamento

Seferino Tromp James Richardson tells of a Government appointed committee Medico tin un provision regular di e inspuit manan cu tin nan dilanti

Johan Bodeutsch Joseph Crichlow which has been named to study na man como tambe inspuitnan

Reynold Ward Daniel Chittick this problem contra kinkhoest y tifoidea
foi Merca pa avion sigur un otro mil
Lewis Donata Recaldo Heyliger The committee was installed in a Ken cu tin derecho di haya tratamien inspuit lo worde duna

Joao Hermano Eric Wells short ceremony which was held in the to medico na Hospitaal di Lago por haya
Corda bon pa e inspuit di difteria ta
Henry Van Bochove Elias Vrolnk Cultural Center in Willemstad Cabinet es inspuitnan ki ora cu nan ta desea
efectivo mester tuma dos e di dos un lu >
Efigenio Croes William Dyer member J H Sprockel gave the wel esnan cu ta haya tratamiento na Dispen na despues di esun di prome Y ainda ta

Leonard Mellow Felix Lampe coming address sario por haya es inspuitnan aya y esnan dura dos of tres luna prome cu e inspuit

Charles King David Shanks cu ta traha riba lamar na Marine bira completamente efectivo

Augustin Gumbs Osbcrn Dellimore Dispensary
Conrad Mahon Julio Jardine Many houses in Texas and California Tin varios caso di difteria riba Aru

Placido Hernadis Augustus Ross are being built with a mixture of clay ba y di dia 3 di Januari pa dia 9 di Ja

Aubrey Providence Gerald McGillivary and a small amount of asphalt with the nuari Departamento Medico a duna

Jules Riviere Dalton Hull clay coming from the basement excavation 1150 inspuit contra es enfermedad Pe

Woodward Mills Herbert Warner The ancient Babylonians also used sey tur provision a caba no solamente

Wilmoth Lewis Jacob Spa mud bricks that contained pitch from na Lago pero na tur islanan Holandes / KEEP / EM FIY1N6

Marius Richardson Dominico Maduro oil seepages di West Indie Ora cu nan ricibi mas