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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: March 3, 1950
Frequency: biweekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Petroleum industry and trade -- Periodicals -- Aruba   ( lcsh )
Genre: periodical   ( marcgt )
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Language: Text in English and papiamento.
Dates or Sequential Designation: v. 1- 1940-
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PUBLISHED BY THE LAGO OIL & TRANSPORT CO LTD MARCH 3 1950
VOL 11 No 5



Periodistanan ta Reuni Car License Plates Go on Sale


Pa Forma Asociacion 1950 automobile license plates went

on sale here last month with the price

Miembronan di prensa di varios based on the weight of the car For

corantnan di Aruba y representantenan passenger cars the fee is Fls 6 per

di corantnan di Curagao a reuni dia 20 hundred kilos

di Februari cu obheto di organiza un The procedure to be followed to get

organizacion di prensa new plates is as follows

Diez homber representando seis dife 1 Take last years car tax leceipt to the

rente corant a tuma parti na es reunion Police Office Be suie to hae jour car

cu a tuma lugar na Flamingo Room along
2 At the Police Office get an inspection
Obheto di e asociacion ta di trece mas
slip showing your cars make model
contacto entre periodistanan na Aruba type weight etc

y pa establece un standard halto pa 3 Take inspection slip to the Tax Collec

calidad di periodismo na Aruba tors Office and pay your fee

M Allegro di Arubaansche Courant a On Friday March 3 and Tuesday

worde eligi como presdente di e asociacion March 7 the Tax Collectors Office in

y R W Schlageter di Aruba Esso San Nicolas will be open from 2 to 4 in

News como vice presidente mientras cu the afternoon From Monday through

F Zielinski Jr di Aruba Times a worde Friday its open from 830 in the

eligi como secretario morning till 12 noon on Saturday

Otronan presente tabata E A Bailey 83011 If you turn your inspection

y S Brathwaite di The Local E F Lo slip in at the San Nicolas office you The Executhe Committee lecently reconstituted after the organization change at
Nieuws the executhe level is shown above in a recent session Left to right are J J Horigan
correspondent di Beurs & must return several days later to pick
chairman J Andreae T C Brown O Mingus F E Giiffin and at far right C F
berichten H M Nassy di Arubaansche up your plates Smith who attends meetings of the group in an advisory capacity The first five

Courant J van der Schoot di Aruba Hours of the Tax Collectors Office in mentioned are Lagos Board of Directors

Times y correspondent di Amigoe di Oranjestad are from 8 to 12 and from
Comite Ehecutivo di Lago cu a worde cambia recientemente despues di cambionan
Curagao F Steenmeijer correspondent 130 to 330 in the afternoon On Saturdays
den organizacion a worde retrata durante nan prome reunion Di robez pa drechi
di Beurs & Nieuwsberichten; y G C the office is open in the morning J J Horigan Presidente J Andieae T C Brown O Mingus F E Griffin y C F

Rike di Aruba Esso News from 8 to 12 Smith kende ta tuma parti na reunionnan di e Comite den capacidad consultativo

E otio cinconan ta forma Lago su Hunta di Directores

Population of Aruba


Goes Over 53000 Mark Populacion di Aruba Aruba Aids BG Flood Victims


Arubas population on the last day of A Pasa 53000 Following reports of the recent
disastrous floods in British Guiana
1949 was 53568 people representing a

growth of 2458 during the past year Populacion di Aruba a conta 53568 residents of Aruba began taking steps

According to aV recent story in the riba ultimo dia di anja 1949 representando tosend aid to the people of BG A Flood '

Curagao newspaper Amigoe di Curacao un aumento di 2458 durante e Relief Committee was organized for the

this total of 53568 represented 29091 anja Segun un articulo den e corant purpose of sending aid and various

male and 24477 female residents Amigoe di Curagao di e total di 53568 island organizations and groups joined

During 1949 971 boys and 925 girls tin 29091 homber y 24477 muher in the drive to collect the needed

were born for a total of 1896 children Durante 1949 a nace 971 mucha supplies

born during the year homber y 925 mucha muher formandu Permission for soliciting help was

un total di 1896 mucha durante henter obtainedfcfrom Arubas Acting Lt Governor

e anja and supplies will be shipped to

Aprendiznan na Merca Ta Mira the Flood Relief Committee in BG foi

Sneeuw pa di Prome Bez distribution to the best possible

F Steenmeijer piesident of the Aiuba Art Journalists Meet to Form advantage
Un experiencia nobo pa Dominico Circle shakes hands with Serge Jaroff
director of the Don Cossack Chorus the Cash contributions will be solicited
on
Britten Francisco Dijkhoff Aruba Press Association
y Lago su
stage of the Sociedad Boliariana in Oran for four weeks ending March 18 and
aprendiznan cu ta na Merca pa un anja jestad The world famed musical
organizat
should be donated to one of the six
di estudio tabata e prome bez cu nan a ion part of which is seen aboe performed Members of the working press from
authorized who make the
mira sneeuw na Allentown reciente in Aruba twice last month at the Sociedad the islands various newspapers met persons up
Bolivaiiana and at the Esso Club Their Aruba committee They are John Francisco
mente Portretnan saka e dia ey ta un February 20 for the purpose of organiz
appearance here was sponsored by the Rupert Jailal Dave Armogan
recuerdo permanente di ing a press association Represented at
pa nan es anja
Aruba Art Circle
Photo
by Sam Rajroop C St Aubyn Bruce Rodrigues and
cu nan a pasa na Merca the meeting were men from Aruban

Recientemente e hobennan a haya nan Aki nos ta mira F Steenmeijer presidente papers and correspondents for Curagao Charles Rohee
di Kunstkring y Serge Jaroff director di British Guianas floods are the result
segundo rapport y tur dos ta mustra publications
Don Kozakken cantornan Huso despues di of about 70 inches of rain falling during
progreso nan cijfernan ta alcanza un un programa na Sociedad Bolivariana luna Ten men representing six different
the two months of December and
promedio di 87 y 89 % 100 ta di mas pasa E anochi prome e grupo a canta na papers were present at the meeting
January This is about the amount of
Esso Club
halto which was held in the Flamingo Room
rain that falls in five in Aruba
Nan ta skirbi cu actividadnan social Purpose of the organization which will years
Area hit by the floods is along the
na cualnan nan ta tuma parti ta duna Bartels Sees Tourism be known as the Aruba Press Association
coastlands of Demerara and Essequebo
nan oportunidad pa contra cu hopi will be to form a closer association
As for a 100 mile stretch and for miles
Great Island Benefit
mucha
homber y mucha muher di nan between the islands newspapermen and
inland Rural people in this area have
mes edad Nan a bai diferente balianan to establish a high standard of excellence
The varied benefits that a strong been particularly hard hit since floods
di dos club
aya cu nan ta bishita cu among newspaper reporters It is
tourist industry would bring to residents have destroyed extensive rice and sugar
regularidad believed that added recognition of the
of Aruba were pointed out by plantations from which they make their
Mas o menos dos duim di sneeuw a importance of the press will promote a
Ernst Bartels of
secretary the Aruba living
cai poco dia pasa y temperatura a baha more thorough dissemination of infor
Tourist Commission at a press conference Areas in British Guiana which
escap
tc na seis grado bao di cero Nan ta mation of interest to all the islands
in Oranjestad Febraury 23 ed the floods as well as neighboring
bisa
cu un cambio di 20 grado den temperatura residents
Emphasizing the natural advantages countries are rapidly coming to the aid
den solamente 24or no ta nada M Allegro of the Arubaansche Courant
which Aruba enjoys for the formation of the stricken people to prevent wide
strafio pero e ora ey si nan oreanan ta was elected president of the group and
of a tourist Mr Bartels
industry warn spread suffering and epidemics
paice manera cu ta gefries nan ta Nan R W Schlageter of the Aruba Esso
ed that Aruba must start to
now Anyone wishing further information
a naya e bista masha bunita ora cu tur News vice president F Zielinski Jr
develop these advantages It would be a on Arubas efforts to provide assistance
cos a keda bao
tapa un mantel bianco di of the Aruba Times was elected
sneeuw shame he pointed out if people here for the BG flood victims can get in

did not take advantage of the islands secretary
touch with Charles Rohee Bung 812 in
E hobennan a goza di un comedia cu Others attending this first organiza
natural features and failed to us them
Heights
nan a mira cu canticanan na Spano for Arubas welfare tion meeting were E A Bailey and Lago

nan tabata conoce mayoria di e cancion S Brathwaite of the Local E F Lo
Failure of people here to develop A March Calendar
nan cu e hungadornan canta
a
y un correspondent for Beurs and Nieuws
tourism he said would result in others
momento casi nan a kere cu ta na berichten H M Nassy De Arubaan March
coming in from the outside and doing
Aruba nan tabata Then sche Courant J van der Schoot of the 2 Texas Independence Day
so the profits would also go outside
Dominico y Francisco ta manda cu Aruba Times and correspondent for 10 Telephone first used 1876

mindamento pa tur nan amigonan na Amigoe de Curagao F Steenmeijer 12 Girl Scout Birthday
Among the natural advantages which
Aruba nan adres ta sigui pa si cualkier correspondent for Beurs and Nieuws founded 1912
Aruba has he said wonderful
are a
hende ke skirbi nan 2128 Washington Aruba 17 St Patricks
berichten and G C Rike of the Day

Street Allentown Pennsylvania USA Continued on page 5 Esso News 20 Spring begins somewhere



A RUB A ESSO NEWS
MARCH 3 1950



Plan Nobo di Representacion

AlMJIMss9N Refinery Reporters Editorial


Simon Coronel Hospital Cu nombramiento reciente di Comite
Elpat Chand Storehouse
Sattaur Bacchus Consultative Problemanan
Instrument pa Especial
PUBLISHED AT ARUBA NETHERLAND WEST INDIES BY THE
LAGO OIL & TRANSPORT CO LTD Simon Bernard Geerman Marquis oooooooo Marine Drydock Office tur e diferente gruponan representative

Iphll Jones Recelvinjr & Shipping forma segun c plan nobo di representa
Acid & Edeleanu
The next issue of the ARUBA ESSO NEWS will be distributed Fernando da Silva Pressure Stills cion di empleadonan a keda completa
Friday March 17 1950 All copy must reach the editor Bertie Vlapree CTR & Field Shops Pa atencion
Hugo de Vrles TSD Office por presta mas na proble
in the Training Building by Friday noon March 10
Wlllemfridus Bool
Accounting manan actividadnan negociativo y acti
Telephone 523 Mrs Ivy Butts Powerhouse 1 & 2
Jacinto de Kort oooooooo Laboratories 1 & 2 vidadnan consultative ta worde trata pa

Printed by the Curajaosche Courint Curacao NWI Harold Wathey Laboratory Lago Police 3 gruponan separa Ademas reprcsentan

Mrs M A Mongroe Esso & Lago Clubs tenan di diferente districtonan lo trata
Elsa Mackintosh Dining Hall 2
George Lawrence Catalytic problemanan individual di empleadonan

A Fresh Slart . Calvin Federico Hasseli Ponson Masons M && Insulators C Office den nan departamentonan respectiva

Edgar Connor Machine Shop mente E hombernan aki lo actua inde
With the appointment lecently of the Special Problems Advi Mario Harms Blacksmith Boiler & Tin
Cade Abraham Pipe pendiente y no como un grupo
sory Committee the pattern of the lepresentative groups form Jan Oduber
Welding
ed under the new employee representation plan is completed To John Francisco Colony Commissary Lago Employee Council consistiendo
insure the best possible handling negotiating activities and Jose La Cruz Plant Commissary
Stella Oliver di ocho miembro ta e cuerpo negociativo
Laundry
advisory activities are now dealt with by separate groups In
Ricardo Van Blarcum oooooooo Colony Service
addition district representatives will handle individual employee Claude Bolah oooooooo M & C Colony Maintenance Office cu ta trata riba problemanan di

problems in their respective dcpaitments These men will act Garage salario oranan y condicionnan di
Harold James Industrial Relations
independently and not as a group Edney Huckleman trabao
Sports
The eight man Lago Employee Council is the negotiating Samuel Rajroop oooooooo Special
body which deals with problems of wages hours and working Carpenter & Paint Nombernan di e tres comitenan con
Gas Plant
conditions sultative mes ta splica nan funciona

The functions of the three advisory committees are implied miento Comite Consultative di Comisa
in their names The Commissary Advisory Committee advises Lake Fleet Reporters
rio ta conseha Directiva riba problemanan
Management on customer problems arising from the operation
of the Plant Commissary the Lago Sport Park Recreation R Boekhoudt SS Amacuro di cumpradornan na Comisario di
Committee is responsible for organizing and conducting activi M L Lan SS Ambrosio Planta Comite di Recreacion di Lago

ties at the Lago Sport Park the Special Problems Advisory J R A Wilson Melfor SS SS Bachaquero Andlno Sport Park ta responsabel pa organiza
Committee advises and consults with the Company on matters N Sampson SS Boscan
conduci actividadnan na Lago Sport
pertaining to employee benefit plans sales to employees other H W Mulzac 7 S Caripito y
than Commissary items safety topics not related to work M John SS Cumarebo Park Comite Consultative pa Problemanan
N F Clark
medical facilities and other off-the-job problems R M Josephla SS SS Invercalbo Guarico Especial ta conseha y avisa Com

Immediate advantages of the new employee representation F Modeste SS Inverrosa pania riba asuntonan tocante plannan di
plan are several It assures adequate representation of major P N Semeleer SS Inverruba
beneficio di bendemento
C T empleadonan
Pantephlet SS Juaepin
plant population groups It spreads the representation work
Z 2 Flemlag SS Mara
load between the negotiating group and the several advisory F T Angel SS Maracay di articulonan fuera esnan cu tin na

committees so that problems receive greater attention And J Smith SS Misoa Comisario puntonan di Seguridad cu- no

through the working agreement a firm basis will be given for W R A F Martls Van Puttea SS SS Pederales Quiriquire ta relaciona cu trabao facilidadnan
the of the LEC and its district representatives
operation C Gllkes SS Sabaneta
medico otro problemanan foi trabao
Features of Lagos new representation plan have been tried K Davis SS San Carlos y
elsewhere and have successful However the is L Flndley SS San Cristobal
proved plan
C A Euton SS Temblador Ventahanan di e plan nobo di representacion
here and like that is it will have its share
anything
new new A C Nurse SS Trujillo ta varios E ta duna
representacion
of growing pains To successfully iron out all the problems J Koek SS Yamanota
that will confront the various representation groups in their G O Walker Shoregang adecuado segun nacionalidadnan
J I
early stages will require the cooperation and patience of every L E Yanga Marchena Tug Tug Colorado Delaplaine Point diferente e ta parti peso di trabao di

body concerned of members of the several groups their constituents D L Van Putten Relief Pumpmen representacion entre e grupo negociativo

and Company representatives e diferente comitenan consulta
As modern industry becomes more complex duties of employee y
representation groups increase in importance and scope tiva di moda cu problemanan ta haya

Employee problems are constantly arising which can only be ed by a member of the LEC in the groups first meeting with mas atencion paga na nan y pa medio

satisfactorily solved by one method by mutual discussion and Company representatives Although difficulties in employee di e Combenio di Trabao un base firme

understanding between the representatives f the employee body management relations had occurred in the past he proposed a lo worde estableci pa funcionamiento di
and of company management cleaning of the slate a fresh start in which all elements
With the establishment of the new representation plan it is would strive for cooperation under the new plan LEC y su representantenan di districto

felt that Lago now has the best means possible to handle the As long as that feeling dominates the work of all who are Plannan di representacion parecido na
problems that concern its employee body The best way in involved in the employee representation plan results satisfactory
which success under the new plan can be obtained was express- to all parties should be obtained esun di Lago a proba di tin exito na

otro lugarnan Pero awor e plan ta nobo

aki y tur principio ta dificil Pa por

trata adecuadamente cu tur dificultad
Limerick Contest Ends
nan cu lo afronta e varios gruponan di

With Two Top Winners representacion na principio di nan exis

tencia tur esnan interea esta miembronan

Walter Wilson Marine Department di e diferente gruponan di representacion

and Ambrose Lewis M & C tied for nan constituyentenan y representantenan

first place in the last of the limerick di Compania mester

contests Each of them wins a prize of presta nan cooperacion y tene hopi

Fls 500 for their excellent last lines pasenshi

Mr Wilsons limerick
completed Segun industria moderna ta birando

reads: mas complied deber di e gruponan representative

The Limerick Contest is done ta bira mas importante

Therell be no more after this one Continuamente problemanan di empleadonan

But keep safety in mind ta presenta nan mes y tin sola
And you always will find
metodo resolve nan
mente
un pa por
Its a prize that is second to none
satisf actoriamente: pa medio di discu

Mr Lewis final line is That your sion y comprendemento mutual entre

Safety record will be second to none representantenan di grupo di empleado

Second prize of Fls 300 was earned y representantenan di Directiva

by I E Wong Accounting Department
nobo di
Cu formamento di e plan
who submitted That safety pays more
representacion parce cu Lago tin e
in the long run
mihor medio pa trata problemanan di
Third prize winner is Julio Lopes
su empleadonan E mihor moda pa e
Who gets which home A drawing to determine which of the 74 Home Building Process Control He merits Fls 200 for
March 1 will to each purchaser plan resulta un exito a worde expresa
Foundation houses to hae been completed by go his It in
entry many ways
pays
is held February 21 in the General Office Building Juan Vroolijk blindfolded draws pa un miembro di LEC den prome reunion

names from one jar and house numbers from another Officially checking the drawing Not one di es grupo y representantenan di
Brook Chief of Lago Police Since this limerick was the final one
are S Dirkmaat sub inspector of police and G B Compania esta cu apesar di dificultad
seated at the table C F Smith chairman of the Home Building Foundation Board in the contest series there will be no entre
relacionnan
of Directors stands at far left Other members of the Board aie Captain R J limerick to complete for next months nan cu tabatin den
Beaujon standing qenter and F Beaujon Accounting Department light J Werers empleadonan y Compania den pasado e
and G A Molloy are not shown in the picture and J Irausquin was not present issue But the contest for safe working ta propone pa cuminza awor cu un

at the drawing The last three are also Board members goes on Safety is a prize thats second blaachi limpi lubidando lo pasado y pa

to none tur trata na coopera bao di e plan nobo
Dia 21 di Februari un loteiia a tuma lugar na Main Office pa determina cual di e
74 casnan di Home Building Foundation lo bai pa cada cumprador E casnan a keda DEATHS Tantem esnan cu ta figura den e plan

di ta cla dia 1 di Maart Juan Vrolijk cu wowo mara ta saka un di e papelnan cu di representacion di empleadonan sigui
nomber di e cumprador for di un hotter y e number di cas for di un otio hotter Pedro Young houseman in the Crack es proposicion resultadonan satisfactory

Esnan presente pa check e loteria ta S Dirkmaat onder inspecteur di Polies y G B ing Department drowned February 12 lo worde obeteni tur dos
Brook hefe di Lago Police sinta Na banda robez C F Smith Presidente di Home at the Eagle Beach He was 22 years pa

Building Foundation Otro miembronan ta J Beaujon para mei mei y F Beaujon old and had five years and almost five partida
di Accounting J Werers y G A Molloy no a sali riba e portret y J Irausquin no
tabata presente months of service

Mr Young is survived by his father

and mother three brothers and two SCHEDULE OF PAYDAYS

William Houtman M & C was mar sisters
rersonals . .
ried February 17 to Lucia Leckie of Semi Monthly Payroll

Saul Ruiz who formerly worked at the Wholesale Commissary office Mr February 1628 Wednesday March 8
Join in the Fight March 23
March 1 15 Thursday
the Cable Office two and one half years Houtman started his long vacation late

ago recently paid his friends in Lago a last year and he and his bride have L to

five day visit Mr Ruiz is now working been visiting Santa Domingo and Cut Costs Monthly Payrolls
February 128 Thursday March 9
in the Caracas office for Creole Trinidad



MARCH 3 1950 ARUBA ESSO NEWS




Guatemala Offers Low -Priced Holiday




There arent many places today where

you can spend a wonderful two week
vacation for less than Fls 400

But there is one where for that sum

or less you can stay at first class
hotels enjoy the zip of spring weather

and sample such a variety of sightseeing
yYLMyjBBrjBjPfetyrr JSBSCScISbmw Mm vJrJH
as a city with 20th century attractions -**

a Spanish colonial town unmatched in

atmosphere and architecture a lake

region more spectacularly scenic than

Italys and an Indian village whose
market days are renowned for colorful

pageantry
This answer to a bargain hunters

prayer is Guatemala Its a harmonious
blend of the ancient glory of Spain the

scenic beauty of Switzerland and an

Indian life that is pure pageantry Most
of its inhabitants are Indians descendants

of the Mayans who made up one

of the worlds greatest civilizations

when it flourished a few centuries after

the birth of Christ

Guatemala is small with an area of

45452 square miles Its estimated po
pulation is around three and a half

million The northern state of Central

America it has Mexico for its neighbor

on the north and west British Hondu

ras on the east Honduras and Salvador

on the east and south and the Pacific
Ocean on the southwest To achioe puiification Indians swing burning incense pots Guatemalas beauti ful Lake Atitlan is suriounded by towering
around themselves before entering the main church at volcanoes such as San Pedro aboe The lake is one of the most
The Guatemalan soil is fertile
very Chichicastanango Guatemala scenic in the world
and agriculture is the most important
Coffee accounts for 70
industry per from 14 to 18 guilders a day per person America For more than two centuries splash of scarlet and gold sapphire
cent of the Other important
exports for a room with bath and meals The it was the capital of Guatemala then a blue and jet black against a back
crops are bananas sugar beans corn capital also has several excellent pensions colony of Spain Earthquakes destroyed ground of two chalk white churches
and wheat
where a good room and excellent it in 1773 veiled in a midst of incense

All Expense Tours food are available for only eight or nine A few hours drive from Antigua is For market day is the time the Indians

guilders a day Lake Atitlan every bit as lovely as sell their wares visit with their
The most inexpensive way to see At the most popular spots in the anything Switzerland or Italy can offer friends and worship numerous gods
Guatemala is by taking one of the all highlands Panajachel near Lake Situated 5000 feet above sea level its

expense conducted tours These tours Atitlan and Chichicastanango the turquoise waters are like a mirror Its Santo Tomas
at low cost permit you to travel around minimum rate for a room with bath mountains form a spectacular kaleidoscope
On the 18 steep steps that lead to the
the country in comfort at first
stay and meals is Fls 15 a day per person of colors with each shift of the
class hotels entrance of Santo Tomas larger and
see the major sights and
If you want a sweeping view of the sun And every day is like a spring
still have time to relax more popular of the two churches the
lake or a private porch with your own morning
The tours include Guatemala Indians chant prayers to pagan deities
City
bougainvillea and caged mocking bird Primitive Indian villages dotting the
the capital with its enchanting shops and swing small bowls containing burn
youll pay a little more lakes shores are reached by launch
and ing copal Others having prayed sit
night dotted
gay spots Antigua
No two villages are alike and each has
with superb relics of Spanish colonial Guatemala and chat in amiable groups among the
City can be seen in a day its own distinctive dress
times LakeAtitlana burnished turquoise It has none of the exotic quality of the Four hundred years of white mans worshipers
lying 5000 feet above level in setting Each of the 18 steps represents one
sea a rest of the country Newly built it rule have left most of these Indians untouched
of conical volcanoes and Chichi month in the Mayan calendar year and
was demolished by earthquakes in 1917 A large proportion of them
castenango a picturebook village in the it looks for each month there is a god to whom
like a provincial town It is speak only their own Indian dialects
crisp highlands where than the Indians pay honor No white person
more a the place however to buy Guatemalas Almost all the Indians cling to their
thousand Indians dressed in black wool is allowed on the steps so they enter
exquisite handicrafts textiles wool
vivid hand made many hued costumes
jackets and pants and red headdresses the church through a side door
blankets silver leather and basket and ancient picturesque customs which
and sashes or in strikingly embroider work Inside it is dark and hazy with the
unfailingly delight the tourist
ed blouses and short blue skirts mix Close to Guatemala City is Antigua While Indian men till the rolling smoke of incense It is also starkly bare
market day with rites twice except for an exquisite solid silver altar
pagan a which although it is almost totally in fields Indian women gather around the
week a few faded images and a handful of
ruins is unrivaled as the most magnificent pila a flowing well in the main
Hotels in Guatemala City charge Spanish colonial city in all Latin square of small towns to do the pews occupied by tourists
From the altar to the door in one
AM pictures by Pan American World Airways family laundry and catch up on village straight line Indians stand kneel or
gossip
sit cross legged on the stone floor before

an almost continuous row of burn
Market Day ing candles and flower petals

On market days each city and If they pray for children or love

town has its special market day they strew pink petals on the floor If

processions of Indians trudge along its business marriage or health white
I KiKlPBSHHH r iH Guatemalas roller coaster roads The flowers are used For the depaited

men pack fantastic loads on their backs they offer yellow blossoms and cypress

and carry them equally fantastic distances nettles
Even children over six years of Late in the afternoon when they

age are burdened The women however have sold their pottery blankets fruits

carry produce on their heads because a vegetables chickens and pigs the Indians

baby is invariably slung on their backs get their hair cut at small street

One of the most lavishly coloiful side stands or indulge in a few drinks

market days is that of Chichicastanango of aguardiente firewater

a highland village whose work-a-day Then as the sun sets across the pine

life is a compelling spectacle clad ridges the Indians heavily laden

of colorful customs and gorgeous with new goods quietly trudge up the
costumes twisting mountain trails and Chichicastanango

The color and calm commotion of becomes an empty stage

Chichicastenango capture and strain Market day in Chichicastanango is

your senses Indians by the hundreds over but is has been one of the most

dressed like fairy tale characters fill lavishly coloiful extravaganzas one can

the narrow cobblestone streets that hope to see anywhere
meander up and down between small Another point of interest to the
white highland colonial houses roofed tourist is in Uaxactun in northern

with red tiles Guatemala where there are famous
The I openoe House in Antigua former capital of Guatemala is a famous tourist From every side of the village the Mayan ruins They are partially sur
amaction 1 he ancient Spanish colonial
dwelling has been
it was timing the height of Antiguas power and presents an completely interesting insight restored into as people converge on the main square rounded by logwood swamps and by
colonial lire I he massive entiance and heavily baned windows are excellent where the market is held It is a quietly thick jungles whose luxuriant foliage

examples of Spanish colonial architecture seething mass of humanity a flaming Continued on page 5



4 ARUBA ESSO NEWS
MARCH 3 1950














































A noel method of adveitising bingo at the Esso Club was Fire damage to the inteiior of the Band Box Diy Cleaners
emplojed last month when these Lago Colony boys and in San Nicolas is shown by this pictuie taken from the
their bicjcles were pressed into service above With courtyard in the rear of the building Places damaged or The stunning white satin ball gown which RKO star Jane
large caidboaid signs on their backs the bojs lode destroyed by the February 10 fne were the Band Box Russell wears above is called Command Performance
tluough the Colony single file spelling out Bingo Tonite Abmas Store Aruba Trading Annex El Libeiator Aruba The designer of the gown taking her cue from a Medici
House of Art De Vries Bar Maritime Bai and the princess used yards of Duchcsse satin in the skiit while
Un metodo nobo pa haci propaganda pa wega di bingo na Target Bar the strapless bodice has a beautiful hand embioidercd
Esso Club a woide poni na uso luna pasa ora cu e mucha- flower design done in crystal beads The white net stole
hombeinan aki a pasa rond den Colony cargando Ietrero- Aki riba nos ta mira destruccion di Band Box Dry Cleaners is added for flattery Miss Russell who was catapulted
nan riba nan lomba na San Nicolas causa pa e candela di 10 di Fcbruari to fame in The Outlaw is famed for her dramatic roles























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Cubs in the Lago Colony celebrated the 40th annieisary of the Scout movement
Members of the Rio Rita of the most musical the
Conjunto one popular groups on
by holding their second annual fathei son banquet on February 9 above The
island are seen aboe Standing from left to right are V Philip W Broadbelt dinner was held at the main lounge of the Esso Club Speakers foi the evening
N Yearwood B Ras C Priest C Benardo G Alfonso R Crose and N Broadbelt
included Cubmaster John Opdyke Lewis Swallow scoutmastei of the Colony Troop
Y C Ciuz and G not shown in C Hicks
Sitting are Plight Tromp
and Paul Hollyfield Mr Hollyfield represented the American Legion which sponsors
the scouting movement in the Colony
Aki riba nos ta mira miembronan di Conhunto Rio Rita un di e gruponan musical
di mas popular di Aruba Welpnan di Lago Colony a celebra di 40 aniversaiio di Padvindeiij cu un comemento
Photo by Reynold Jack pa Tata y Jioe na Esso Club


Apprentice Scholarship Winners Enjoy Classwork andSocial Life at Allentown


























Credit for rescuing a man from the waters
of the San Nicolas harboi goes to Provence
Vicente above a launch helper assigned
to th2 Shipjaid Workboat While on the
launch he saw a man floating in the middle
of the harbor when the man made no
effort to grab the lifebuoys tossed at him
Mr Vicente dove into the water grasped
That Dominico Britten and Francisco Dijkhoff are making the Raportnan excclente cu ta bini foi Merca ta proba cu Dominico him under the arms and kept him afloat
most of their years study in the States is shown by the excellent Britten y Francisco Dijkhoff ta probechando nan anja di estudio until the launch came aside and they were
reports on their schoolwork which have come back to Aruba aya E portretnan aki ta mustra cu nan ta tuma parti na activi pulled aboard As the launch started back
That theyre not neglecting the social and recreational side of dadnan social y di recreo tambe Na banda robez e hobennan to the dock Mr Vicente gave the man
life is shown in the above pictures At left the two boys play ta hunga basketbal na nan school na banda drechi nan ta com artificial respiration by the time they
basketball on the high school court at right they chat with bersa cu nan amigonan nobo un Diasabra nochi na un bar di arrived at the launch dock the man had
friends on a Saturday night at the YMCA coke bar Since last Coca cola E muchahombernan ta bai school na Allentown siendo recoveied and needed no furthei aid Mr
September the two lads have been in Allentown Pa on scholarships ganadornan di e anja di estudio cu Compania a ofrece na e dos Vicente has worked for the Company
given to the two outstanding apprentice graduates mihor graduadonan di programa di aprendiz since August 1947



MARCH 3 1950 ARUBA ESSO NEWS



Officers from Jacob van Heemskerk are entertained at Air Show and barbecue



























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The Dutch cruiser Jacob van Heemskerk which arrived After the Air Show flying club members gave rides to The afternoon was topped off by a barbecue for members
at Aruba on the weekend of Febiuary 18 is shown above enthusiastic officers The men give their fellow officer a and their guests Nick Schindeler TSD serves food to
in Oranjestad harbor On February 19 the officers from briefing before he takes off to see Aruba from the air guests including Acting Lt Gov H A Hessling left and

the ship weie entertained at the Aruba Flying Club Some of the men were pilots during the war for others J Wervers center Executive Office A cocktail party was
Air Show and barbecue flying was a new thrill given later on the cruiser by the officers


E cruzeio Holandes Jacob van Heemskeik a pasa Despues di e demonstracion aeieo miembronan di Aruba Despues cu tur demonstracionnan y bulamento a caba un
weekend di 18 di Februari na Aruba ancra na haaf di Flying Club a duna e oficialnan di Jacob van Heemskerk picnic a sigui pa miembronan di Flying Club y invitado
Oranjestad Dia 19 di Februari oficialnan tabata invita cabei boto den e aeroplanonan Algun di e oficialnan nan Nick Schindeler di TSD ta sirbi invitadonan in
tabata piloto durante di otronan bulamcnto cluyendo H A Hessling banda robez J Wervers
donan na un demonstiacion aereo y un picnic di Aruba nan guerra pa na y
riying Club na De Viujst field tabata un experiencia nobo di Executive Office mei mei




TOURISM Cone from page 1

year round climate hospitable people NEW ARRIVALS

scenic beauty healthful conditions and

a beach second to none in the Carib
A son Roberto Rafael to Mr and Mrs Pedro
bean Arubas location is also an asset Capriles Tebruary 13
with excellent transportation facilities A daughter Elcina Patricia to Mr and Mrs
Conrad Tempro February 15
to the island A son Taustin Hyppohtte to Mr and Mrs

Although Mr Bartels sees Aruba Sylvain A daughter Brooks Sulna Tebruary Juliana 15 to Mr and Mrs

getting much tourist business from Cornelio Eusenia February 16
A son Bernaldo to Mr and Mrs Antonio
people in the Caracas and Maracaibo Boekhoudt February 16
A son Errol Valentine to Mr and Mrs Joseph
areas he pointed out that it would also Thomas February 16

attract persons from the United States A daughter Lucita Amalia to Mr and Mrs
Angc James Februaiy 17
and Canada As far as Canada is from A son Enrick Ephesus to Mr and Mrs John

Trinidad he said that island still attracted Warner February 18
A daughter to Mr and Mrs Allan Serrant
over a thousand Canadians in Februaiy 19
A son to Mr and Mrs Augustine Williams
1948 and closer to 3000 were expected February 19
A son Manswtll Titzpatnck to Mr and Mrs
there in 1949 And this
was despite Titzroy Gay February 20 -
Trinidads 15 per cent luxury tax A daughter lligrid Eleuteria to Mr and Mrs
Tehy Hoek February 20
Mr Bartels spoke of the tourist A son to Mr and Mrs Telis Bikker Teb 21
A son to Mr and Mrs Henrique Boye
industries developed in other Caribbean
Tebruaiy 21 Shown aboe is a 75000 kilowatt generating unit at No 2 Powerhouse which is open
islands Haiti for instance attaches A son to Mr and Mrs Dominico Croes
Tebruaiy 22 for inspection by a group of employees under the direction of Ernest Ball International
such importance to it that it has a Geneial Electric lepiesentative To the right is the armature of the generator

minister for tourism and in the foreground is part of the steam turbine Mr Ball will spend six oi seven
months in Aruba inspecting the various GE units in the refinery In the group above
In speaking of the tourist business in
are C Jacob and C Hughes kneeling standing fiom the left are A Casali
Ricardo Van Blarcum of the Stewards
general Air Bartels quoted at length I Warwen R Milan H Nixon E Maduro R Vanderllnden Mr Ball behina
from an article in the New York Times Department and Mrs Van Blarcum Mr Vanderlinden G Holsman and A Briezen

A survey made by that paper in 1918 planned to leave March 2 for Santa

showed that from 1929 to 1939 Ameri Domingo where they will spnd two
Winners See Annuitant Send Thanks
can tourists spent 8000000000 weeks of their long vacation From Scholarship

h Bermudas revenue from tourism in there they will go to Haiti to see the Snow Get High Grades

1948 amounted to 15000000 with World Exposition which will be in pro A recent letter from Annuitant Charles

49051 people visiting the island Of the gress Air and Airs Van Blarcum will Another new experience occurred recently Joseph in Trinidad wishes his friends

total sum they spent there 6000000 go by air visiting the Windward Islands here a Happy New Year and thanks
for Dominico Britten and Francisco
went for various articles that they on their return trip Trinidad being their them for the presents he received from
Dijkhoff when the two apprentice
bought 6800000 for hotel last stop before heading for Aruba Aruba
accomodations
scholarship winners saw their first real
1200000 for sightseeing and snow in Allentown Pennsylvania Photographs Even though Im not in Aruba Air

entertainment and Joseph the Lago does remember
1000000 for miscel they took on the occasion will says
leanous expenses Yet Bermuda Air would allow the Netherlands to expoit me
serve as another permanent reminder of
Bartels pointed out is only about one more merchandise to Aruba for sale the year theyre spending in the States While doing my shopping Christmas

fourth the size of Aruba here It would also benefit other week he continues I met a schoolmate
The received their
boys recently
To build up tourism here Mr neighboring Dutch islands by attracting of mine After we had greeted
report cards for their second nine weeks
Bartels emphasized it was necessary people to this area each other he said to me Joe where
of study Both are maintaining their
that Aruba have a modern hotel with Air Bartels stressed that the development excellent scholastic records with grades are you working I answered Work

all the facilities needed by an international of tourism here would however averaging 87 and 89 ing I am too old to be working the

seaside resort require the cooperation and efforts of Lago is supporting me He shook his

A tourist industry in Aruba he said all concerned A recent cold wave sent the temp--rature head at me as though I was speaking
down to six above
degrees zero nonsense So today I must thank the
Although the temperature sometimes Lago

varies as much as 20 degrees in 12
Mr Joseph ended his letter with a
hours the boys can always tell when it
request for one of the Companys 1950
is real cold because then our ears are
calendars Since all annuitants are on
nearly freezing
the mailing list to receive the calendar
Both Francisco and Dominico send
as well as other Company publications
their to all their friends in
regards it had already been dispatched to him
Aruba
before his letter was received

Air Joseph first went to work for

Lago in Alarch 1928 and was a patrol

man A in the Lago Police Department
GUATEMALA from page 3
at the time of his retirement just over

swarms with howling monkeys and a year ago His present address is No74

green parrots Only habitations are the Eighth Street Barataria Trinidad

rude camps of chicle gatherers and BWI

timber cutters

Besides these and other ruins in the City the ruins consist of temples and

Chorus line at the Lago Colony Womens Club Dance and Floorshow February 18 north there are the beautiful Alaya monoliths covered with inscriptions of

araoVuJt eAVemn Contace bg hlt r left to light the girls with the lovely legs ruins of Quirigua situated in the valley the Alaya chronology The old Alaya
at Greene
Rose
JISnl LaFevie Mary K Schutts Ro
felturo RnA tt Panevisp Elizabeth Stengel Helen Honey and Doris Gbbs Other of the Alotagua river 60 miles south of empire flourished in what is today

of floor show included a mens chorus line comedy songs and special Puerto Barrios on Guatemalas Atlantic Guatemala during the first 1000 years

dance routines coast About 140 miles from Guatemala of the Christian era



ARUBA ESSO NEWS
MARCH 3 190


Empleado Pensiona BK5f Sfttfc i YJHIHHHHIHHHHfl BmM '" minimi I n ir rrinwrrwiMMii

Ta Gradicido na Lago

Den un carta di Charles Joseph un

empleado pensiona di Trinidad e ta

manda desea su amigonan un Feliz Anjfi

y e ta manda gradici pa tur e regalonan
cu el a ricibi

Maske mi no ta na Aruba mas

Sr Joseph ta skirbi Lago no ta lubida

mi

Banda di tempo di Pascu mi tabata

haciendo compras e ta sigui y un

amigo di school a topa cu mi Despues

cu nos a cuminda otro el a puntra mi
unda mi ta traha Mi a conteste

Traha Mi ta mucho bieuw pa traha

Lago ta mantene mi awor Y e amigo

a sacudi su cabez manera cu ta coi As part of the 40th anniversary of observance Scout Week
Colony Cubs and Scouts ended theii trip through the refinery Te
loco mi tabata papia Pero ami si sa cu Scouts fiom the Lago Colony troop went on a tour of the bruaiy 11 with a snow fight in the Cold Storage Plant above
awe mi tin di gradici Lago refineiy Above a gioup of them with Scoutmaster Lewis Almost a hundred boys vent on the trip thiough the plant
Sr Joseph a termina su carta pidien Swallow at right pause in the Machine Shop to see D Van Der where they had a first hand view of various lefinciy opeiations
Linden of EIG test the stiength of a sample of concrete Scout week lasted from February 5 thiough the 11th
do un kalender di Lago di 1950 Siendo

cu tur empleadonan pensiona ta riba

lista pa ricibi e kalender y corantnan Six Colony Honor Scouts

di Compania Sr Joseph su kalender Dodgers Win Lago Sport Park Baseball Tourney Observe Police Methods
tabata na caminda el skirbi
ora cu a e
carta Prizes Awarded to Leagues Outstanding Players
As a special feature of the Lago
Sr Joseph a cuminza traha pa Lago
The Lago Sport Park baseball league ended February 5 with the Dodgers Colony Boy Scouts celebration of Scout
na Maart di 1928 y e tabata un patrol
beating Baby Ruth for the championship and with prizes being awarded to the Week six honor Scouts spent a day
man A den Lago Police Department seasons outstanding players with six members of Lagos Management
tempo cu el a tuma su retiro algo mas
The Dodgers won the presentation game by a score of 10 thus edging out going with them on their woik
cu un anja pasa Su adres ta No 74
Baby Ruth in the league standings by one game Pitching for the Dodgers through the refinery A highlight of the
Trinidad
Street Barataria
Eighth Manager B Hoftijzer allowed only four trip on February 10 was the hour the

BWI hits while striking out ten batters six boys spent at the Lago Police Department

Final standings in the league were as where they had a chance to
follows: observe police methods
The boys were dropped at the LPD
Team Won Lost Av office by the six men with whom they
Dodgers 5 1 833
were spending the day After welcom
Baby Ruth 4 2 666
Biaves 3 2 600 ing them in his office Chief G B Brook
San Lucas 3 2 600 gave them a short talk on police work
Giants 1 4 200 in general Chief Constable B Boonstra

of the Lago Brigade Government
B Hoftijzer Dodgers was the seasons
leading pitcher with three wins and no Police spoke to the boys on traffic

losses Leading batter was F Gibbs matters and the investigation of traffic
accidents
Baby Ruth with a 533 average Four
players tied for the number of basos Sub Inspector S Dirkmaat of the

stolen during the seasons play each Detective Division in San Nicolas talked

stole seven They were C Bryson San to the Scouts on the police woik

Lucas J Arrindell Baby Ruth S Reid coming under his jurisdiction Lt J A

Braves and R Hodge Baby Ruth Lots Seymour of the LPD spoke on fingerprints

were drawn by the four and the award and their use and showed the

for top base stealer went to J Arrindell boys how to take them

Three men with one home run each
Tour Department
tied also in that department They were The 1950 Lago Sport Paik Cricket Com
B Hoftijzer Dodgers N Arrindell petition got undeiway left with Public Capt K A Hoglund LPD took the
Braves and H Hughes Baby Ruth Relations Diiectoi B Teagle right bowl group on a tour of the Police Department
Soccer competition for students in the ing out A Spencei of the Baden Powell
Training Division winds up with F 31 The ten leading batters in the season A team It pioved to be an ill omen for including the armory
Scott presenting a trophy to N Jacobs left play F Gibbs Baby Ruth 533 T Ras Baden Powell since the club went ahead Throughout the program the six bovs
captain of the winning B team N Tiomp Giants 500 B Hoftijzer Dodgers to lose its opening match to St Vincent asked many questions of the various
captain of the A team which won the series 461 F Richards Baby Ruth 444 A From the left are C Matthews Sonny police officials who spoke to them
also receded a tiophy The competition was Rohoman E J Huckleman chairman of
held between eight teams of the 1949 R Oduber Braves 360 J Patterson the Lago Spoit Park Recreation Committee Following their tour of the LPD the
students and lasted three weeks Baby Ruth 333 C Bryson San Lucas C A Thompson and Mr Teagle boys were driven to their homes by
385 S Reid Braves 333 A Veloz Capt Hoglund and Lt Seymour
Competitie di voetbal entre estudiantenan
Dodgers 300 J Perez Dodgers 300 The six Scouts and the men with
di Training Division a termina cu presen also assisted in the distribution of the
tacion di copa aki nos ta mira F INI Scott Each member of the champion Dodgers prizes whom each spent the day were Don

di Training Division entregando e copa na and of the runner up Baby Ruth The committee responsible for hand Cahill with Process Superintendent
N Jacobs captain di e A team victorioso D L Hussey Sam Evans with General
team received an award The prizes were
ling the competition included A Dennie
N di B team
Tromp captain
e cu a gana
tambe a ricibi un copa E competitie tabata considered to be the most beautiful ever W Van Heyningen H M Nassy and Superintendent F E Griffin Dominic
entre ocho team diferente di estudiantenan awarded baseball players here They R E A Martin Umpires officiating Macrini with Technical Superintendent
di 1949 y el a dura tres siman were presented by Marine Manager were from the Umpires Association and J M Whiteley Dick Greene with

J Andreae with Robert Martin acting included C Van Putten C MacDonald Marine Manager J Andreae Jack

as master of ceremonies for the occa M Croes W Lesher L Pantophlet W Wiley with General Manager O Mingus
Doni Waste Water and John Dascanio with Mechanical
sion E J Huckleman chairman of the Van Heyningen W Arrindell S Smith
Lago Sport Park Recreation Committee and W Dowers Superintendent H Chippendale




























Workeis at TSD Lab 1 present Basilio Petiochi with a silver set in honor of his
R C Oduber center of the Haibor Opeiations Division Marine Department is mama ge to Mananita Lacle Mr Petrochi Iett is congratulated by K fcbbets iigni
presented with a gift by his fellow workers Max Vries left makes the presentation The redding was held on the 16th of Februarj at Santa Filomena Church
Mi Oduber married Miss Anna Guzman on February 9 in buiua iruz