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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: December 31, 1955
Frequency: biweekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Petroleum industry and trade -- Periodicals -- Aruba   ( lcsh )
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Language: Text in English and papiamento.
Dates or Sequential Designation: v. 1- 1940-
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VOL 16 No 27 PUBLISHED BY LAGO OIL & TRANSPORT CO LTD December 31 1955 Vi kVj lir




In Three Management Changes Group Insurance Sign Up9 Set


Are Announced
Company Signs
Three changes in Lagos excutive
management were announced by Contract Bitl

President J J Horigan last week Drive Reiulietl
The changes became effective Dec
19 and involve the creation of a
With the dawn of the New
new position Year members of the Special
In a statement issued Dec 17 Problems Advisory Committee
Mr Horigan said In view of the
aided by an insurance steering
demands on our business requiring committee will set about explain

increasing attention of executive ing the details of group life insurance
management we arc pleased to announce
to be offered staff and
that the position of executive
regular employees The application
vice president has been created
for the insurance was signed
19 1955 the fol
Effective Dec by Lago President J J Horigan Dec
lowing appointments are made 15
O S Mingus executive vice president
Group insurance is something to
F E Griffin general man tally new to Lagos staff and regular
ager F W Switzer general superintendent employees Under negotiation for

close to a year it will become avail
Mr Mingus had been serving as able Feb 1 And then only if 75 per
general manager Mr Griffin as cent of the S & R employee body
general superintendent and Mr signs up Without three quarters of
Switzer as Mechanical Department the eligible employees participation
superintendent Mr- Switzer has also the group insurance will not be available
been elected to Lagos Board of to anyone

Directors This aspect of the entire plan is
As a result of these changes in PRESIDENT J J Horigan signs the application that PRESIDENTE J J Horigan ta firma e aplicacion cu just one of the many facets that will

executive assignments the following put in motion the program of offering staff and re ta pone na mocion e programa di ofrece aseguro di bi be explained by SPAC members and
acting assignments were also gular employees group life insurance The insurance da en grupo na empleadonan regular y di staff E aseguro 10 appointed assistants in face-to-face
made effective the same date T V goes into effect Feb 1 while publicity on the program ta drenta na vigor Feb 1 mientras publicidad ari meetings over the radio at

Malcolm Mechanical Department led by SPAC members starts the first part of Janu ba e programa bao direccion di miembronan di SPAC small group meetings at Lago at
superintendent G Ernesti Mechanical ary Watching the signing are left to right Max ta cuminza promer parti di Januari Mirando e firma gatherings at social clubs Announ
Department division superintendent Vries G V Roos General Manager F E Griffin G E mento ta robez pa drechi Max Vries G V Roos Ge cing the plans of these men and
Crafts and Zones and G B Fernandas and William Shellberg insurance representative rente General F E Griffin G E Fernandes y William something of the insurance message
Mathews Mechanical Department Shellberg representante di aseguro they will carry will be relayed
division superintendent Technical through posters handbills newspaper
Adminstration and Storehouse articles booklets and any other medium

Preparacionnan pa Duna Publicidad that is able to carry the notice
Viele IVamed to the employee that here is some
thing worth looking into for the future
Assistant Head IVa Aegmro di Bida pa Empleadonan security of the employees family

Of New Refinery Cu entrada di Anja Nobo miembronan di Special Problems Advisory- Januari Ta na ventaha di tur empleadonan
Explanations of the group life insurance
Committee ayuda pa un comite di aseguro lo cuminza splica detaye di pa firma mas tempran posible
Garth E Viele acting Eastern Di what it means how much
un di di bida ta worde ofreci Firmamento cu Feb 1
programa aseguro en grupo cu na empleadonan promer
vision superintendent in the Process it costs what it provides will take
regular di staff E worde firma ta trece cu ne e di ase
aplicacion
y pa e aseguro a recompensa
Department will leave Aruba Jan 12 place the third week in January Extensive
for Cartaghena Colombia Transfer Dec 15 door di Presidentc J J Horigan di Lago guro libre pa henter e luna Si e empleado communications will commence

red to International Petroleum Co Aseguro en grupo ta algo total- decidi pa tuma parti den e during the first week of the
Ltd he will be assistant meteb * 01 r programa durante Februari esaki por to have
order
general| ^ lugar ditres siman den Januari Co- tuma Industrial Relations new year in as many
lugar na
of Interna j ui oLoil ui uagu oau licguuiauiuii of the benefits
manager a new refinery durante employees fully aware
municacion extensivo lo cuminza
tional plans to build at Cartaghena pa casi un anja e ta bira disponible Department of na IR Annex na Porta of the insurance being offered
siman di nobo
Mr Viele a chemical engineering Feb 1 Y anto solamente si 75 por e promer e anja Mayor Empleadonan cu firma durante The initial signing will begin during
pa pone mas tanto empleado posible
graduate of the University of Oklahoma ciento di empleadonan regular y di luna di Februari lo haya e aseguro the week of Jan 16
haltura di beneficio ta worde
na e cu
came to Lago in 1939 as a student staff firma Sin e tres cuarto parti ofreci pa resto di e luna The signing of employees by the
engineer in the Technical Service cipacion di empleadonan eligible e E asuguro cu ta worde ofreci ta cu SPAC members and the 10 appointed
E firmamento inicial lo ta durante
Department In 1946 he was aseguro en grupo lo no ta disponible e siman di Jan 16 American Life representa na Aruba assistants will continue through January

transferred to the Process Department pa ningun hende Firmamento di empleadonan door door di Bob Steele Insurance Emple It is to all employees advantage

as a technical assistant E aspecto di henter e plan aki ta di miembronan di SPAC y e 10 ayu adonan lo ta cubri cu aseguro com to sign up as early as possible
In 1948 he was promoted to process uno di e hopinan cu lo worde splica dante nombra lo sigui henter luna di Continua na pagina 2 Signing up before Feb 1 brings with
foreman in Catalytic and Light Ends door di miembronan di SPAC y 10 it the reward of free insurance during
and later served on various occasions asistente nombra den encuentronan that entire month If the employee

as acting Eastern Division superintendent personal over di radio na reunionnan Tres Cambio Anuncia decides to enroll in the group life in
chikito di grupo na Lago na encuentronan surance program during February it
The new refinery will be located at na clubnan social Anunciando may be done at the Industrial Relations
the Andean Pipeline Terminal some plannan di e hombernan aki y algo di Den Directiva di Lago Department or the IR Annex

12 miles south of Cartaghena on the e responde di aseguro cu nan lo trece Employees signing during February
coast at Mamonal is lo Tres cambio a worde anuncia den mandanan ariba nos empresa reque insurance for the
It now under uso worde haci di mural pamfleta will be given free
construction and is epected to go on articulo di corant libreta y otro me- directiva ehecutivo di Lago door di riendo mas tanto atencion di directiva remainder of the month

stream in July 1957 dionan cu ta capaz pa anuncia na empleadonan Presidente J J Horigan siman pa ehecutivo nos tin e placer di The group insurance to be offered

With a Model Four Catalytic cu esaki ta algo cu vale sa E cambionan a drenta na vigor anuncia cu e posicion di Vice Presidente is with American Life represented in

Cracking Unit non selective polyme la pena pa considera pa futuro segu Dec 19 y ta involve creacion di un Ehecutivo a worde cria Aruba by Bob Steele Insurance Employees
rization plant and other equipment ridad di e empleado su familia posicion nobo Efectivo December 19 1955 e si will have insurance compar

its main products will be gasoline Splicacion tocante e aseguro di bida Den un anuncio saca Dec 17 Sr guiente nombramentonan ta worde able to one years normal earnings
middle distillates and fuel oil en grupo loke e ta nifica cuanto e Horigan a bisa En vista di e de- haci The premiums or cost each month
will be 50 cents for each Fls 1000
O S Mingus vice presidente
worth of insurance the employees
Lago Concession Being Sprayed ehecutivo F E Griffin gerente holds

general F W Switzer superin Employees taking out the insu

tendente general rance may name any beneficiary desired
Anti Mosquito Drive Closing Sr Mingus tabata actuando como Benefits can be paid either in a
lump sum or in 24 monthly install
gerente general Sr Griffin como
Aruba s campaign to eradicate according to Mr Hoevcrtsz have such as fish ponds and recurring rain superintendente general y Sr Switzer ments Payments normally commence
mosquitoes which carry yellow fever sprayed practically the entire island puddles Buildings will be sprayed when Lagos survivor benefit payments
di Mecha

como superintendente
is coming to a close with spraying in outside the Lago Concession They with an insecticide kerosene mixture have ceased This will be done
the Lago Concession The work star are now finishing up their work by potential breeding places will be nical Department to provide income over a longer pe
ted Dec 28 spraying Como resultado di e cambionan riod These few of the
breeding places sprayed with soluble DDT are just a pertinent
Currently being sprayed by government Though no extreme concentrations Though the building spray will not aki den directiva ehecutivo e si facts of the insurance program
employees are all houses and of mosquitoes were discovered in mar fabrics or paints residents have guiente encargonan interino a wor SPAC members who will partici
some buildings in Lago Colony and Aruba the campaign was undertaken been asked to remove pictures mirrors de haci tambe efectivo e mes dia pate in the program are Max Vries
some refinery office buildings The as a preventive measure An outbreak drapes and other wall ornaments T V Malcolm superintendente di G E Fernandes G V Roos G N
refinery area will be inspected and -where of the disease could disrupt the is They have also been asked to Mechanical Department G Ernesti Willems J Hodge W E Byron Cox
necessary spot sprayed lands shipping tourist and other in cover or isolate food and drinking division superintendente Crafts F Dijkhoff and R E Frank These
The current island wide campaign terests water containers and Zones den Mechanical Depart men will be assisted by S Brath
started Sept 1 under the direction of The concession spraying program The sprays are effective for at ment y G B Mathews division su waite R E A Martin F Raveneau
Mario Hoevcrtsz a chief inspector being supervised by the Colony Service least six months and kill other pests perintendent Technical Administra Max Croes J L Wever B Luydens
with the Aruba Health Department Department will include build in addition to mosquitoes The conces tion y Storehouse den Mechanical P Croes J Arrindell V van Windt
Twenty two department employees ings and possible breeding places (Continued on page 2 Department and P- Brook



ARUBA ESSO NEWS
December 31 1935



Exterminacion di Momjuito McdicalDcparlmcnt

AiUMfNiWS Urges Caution

Lo Cuba den Coneesion Use of Mcflicine

PUBLISHED EVERY OTHER SATURDAY AT ARUBA NETHERLANDS Exercising extreme care in the
WEST INDIES BY LAGO OIL & TRANSPORT CO LTD
Printed by the Aruba DrukkerU NV NWI E campanja na Aruba pa ex Legislacion di e forma aki y estu use of medicines for children was

termina mosquita cu ta carga ca dionan extensivo a yuda den extermi urged by Lagos Medical Depart

yentura geel ta yegando na su fin nacion di loke un tempo tabata un ment this week In a Medical De

cu spruitmento den concession di plaga pa zonanan tropico Un hecho partment statement it is pointed

uide Lago E trabao a cuminza Dec 28 cu e estudionan aki a trece na clari out that specific medicines arc pre

ere6 a Tur casnan y algun structura den dad ta cu e mosquita cu ta carga e scribed for definite symptoms to be

Lago Colony y tambe algun oficina maleza aki ta biba y muri dentro di used in definite doses Indiscriminate

uo J5etter ioing den refineria ta worde gespruit E 100 metro di e lugar unda el a nace use of medicines can very often

area di refineria ta worde inspects y Un problema di importancia parti cause serious illness the Medical

unda cu ta necesario e ta worde ge cular pa Aruba si e maleza mester Department states

c4U through 1956 spruit estalla aki lo ta un quarentena tradi The statement issued by Dr R C

E actual campanja atravez di hen cionalmente institui den otro puerto Carrell medical director reads

ter e isla a cuminza Sept 1 bao di nan contra barconan cu ta sali for di From time to time employees

There are 366 brand new days ahead in 1956 What he does with reccion di Mario Hoevertz un inspector un puerto unda tin of presencia di children ax e seen at Lago Hospital

them each man must decide for himself mayor di Departamento di cayentura geel ta worde sospechd clinics with the histories by the pa

Ruled only by his own conscience he can use them for good or for Sanidad Binti dos empleado di e departamento rents that the children have taken

evil for profit or for loss for happiness or sadness segun Sr Hoevertsz a Four Employees medicines which obviously were not

He can make of them just what he did last year He can make them spruit practicamente henter e isla Are Promoted prescribed for them Medicines used
pafor di concesion di Lago Awor in the medical
worse Or he can make them better His choice will affect not only profession are pre
nan ta terminanddV nan trabao cu scribed in definite
The
himself but his family his friends his fellow workers his neighbors spruitmento di lugarnan di broei promotion of four Lago employees doses indicated
in the Medical Mechanical by the needs of the individual case
He has a responsibility to these people By any standards of human Maske concentracionnan extremo and the
and Process Departments has been age of the patient A drug
conduct he owes them his best di mosquita no a worde haya na announced Promoted were Dr H W taken by an adult is such quantities

He owes them worthwhile attitudes toward the job of living tolerance Aruba e campanja a worde principid Bettink C T O Nicholas O E T as prescribed by the physician

self sacrifice In short he como un medida preventive Si e ma Williams should
understanding patience honesty and Leon L Morris cause no harm The same

owes them allegiance to the Golden Rule Do unto others as you leza aki estalla esaki por disloca tra Dr Bettink was promoted from quantity of the same drug inad

would have them do unto you fico di lamar di turista y otro inte marine physician to assistant chief vertently taken by a child may cause

The rule is ages old Yet it survives today because of its basic resnan E di e isla physician in the Employee Medical serious illness
di
programa spruit den e concesion Center He Parents should
was more than four endeavor to
years keep
worth No one yet has suggested a better standard for community cual ta worde conduci door di of service all medicines which they have in

living Never-the-less it has fallen into disuse There are at least Colony Service Department lo inclui
Mr Nicholas was promoted from their homes in a cabinet or a drawer
three reasons edificionan y posible lugarnan di acting subforeman in the Carpentry which can be looked or is in such a

1 As man developed over the centuries he became more competitive broei manera plas di awa Edificio- Craft to subforeman in that craft location that their children have no

for the good things life offered nan ta worde gespruit cu un mezcla He has more than 13 years of service access to the drugs Once the child-

2 Somewhere along the line one man sacrificed the Golden Rule di kerosine cu insecticidio posible lu Mr Williams was promoted fromj ren get hold of the medicines which

to get something he wanted DDT garnan di broei ta worde gespruit cu acting subforeman in the Paint Craft were prescribed for the adult they

to subforeman in that craft He has will either stop taking it after the
3 To defend their own self interests other men did the same Maske cual edificionan
e liquido cu
more than 10 years of service first because
Thus we have created the world of today in which self is the too ta worde gespruit no ta mancha pan sqallow the drug does
not taste very nice or they will eat
dominant factor ja of verf residentenan a worde pidi
or drink all they can get because
Self interest is part of human nature It is a powerful force the pa kita cuadra spiel cortina y otro the medicine has a taste they enjoy

sparkplug of progress For example few of the conveniences we enjoy ornamento di muraya Tambe nan a In recent years drug companies

would have been if the inventor did not worde pidi pa tapa of isola contene
today developed reap a personal have flavored or sugar coated many
dornan di cuminda di bebe
awa
benefit from his creation y pills syrups and elixirs in an effort
E spruitmento ta efectivo pa a lo
But because it is such a powerful force self interest must be controlled to make them more attractive to
menos seis luna y ta mata otro bes
Stemming from the individual it can best be controlled by him tia ademas di mosquita E trabao den the public and easier for the patient
to take While this
Throughout the ages and throughout mankind there have been concesion ta worde haci door di dos has been a help
to sick people it has increased the
men who tempered their self interest by practicing the Golden Rule equipo di cuatro homber cu por cubri
chances of
drug poisoning in child
It mattered little to them whether others followed suit These men 64 cas pa dia
ren
E campanja den henter e isla ta
put integrity above self seeking As a general rule medicines

The rule is old fashioned For many its spirit is outmoded But worde conduci segun un ley pasa Dr Bettink C Nicolas should be given to or taken by only
door di di
gobierno e territorio mas
there will still be no better guide for living every day of modem those persons for whom they are
tempran e anja aki como un otro paso
day 1956 prescribed and in such quantities as
den e esfuerzo mundial pa extermina
are indicated on the label Medicines
e portadornan di cayentura geel
should be kept out of reach of child

ren If this advice is followed serious
czMki ta un yuia and some times fatal illness

Segi uro di bida caused by the taking of drugs can

Pa un fiekor j3icla Continua di pagina 1 be prevented

A warning to parents against
parable cu un anja di pago E premio
of costo di cada luna lo ta 50 cents storing kerosene in places which are
durante Renter 1956 accessible to children again is
pa cada Fls 1000 di aseguro cu e em
pleado tin indicated Cases of kerosene poison

Empleadonan cu saca un aseguro O Williams L Morris ing are seen in the Lago Hospital
Tin 366 dia nobo nobo ta bini den 1956 Kiko haci cu nan esey ta por nombra cualkier beneficiario cu children clinics on the average of

loke cada hende tin di decidi pa nan mes nan ta desea Beneficionan por worde Mr Morris was promoted from one a week The drinking of kero

Guia unicamente door di su mes consenshi el por usa nan pa bon of paga sea na un suma completo of den operator in the Utilities Division to sene may cause death even when
assistant shift foreman in that division small amounts taken
24 mensual Normalmente very are
pa malo pa ventaha of pa perdida pa felicidad of pa tristeza periodo pa
He has more than 10 years of Be sure to keep kerosene away
ta cuminza ora Lago su pago
El por haci cu nan mescos cu el a haci anja pasa El por haci peor gonan service from
nan di beneficio sobreviviente -children
El por haci mehor Su decision lo no afecta solamente su mes pero su pa
stop Esaki ta worde haci pa asegura
familia amigonan companjeronan di trabao bicinjanan
entrada over di un periodo mas largo
El tin un responsabilidad na e hendenan aki Den tur reglanan di Esakinan ta solamente algun di e de

conducto humano el debe nan lo mehor tayenan di e programa Informacion Den Uso di Medicina

El debe nan actitudnan valuable na e lucha di bida tolcrancia mas detaya lo yega na bo door di e
Ehcrcemento di extremo cautcla den di medicina mucha
uso a
medionan di comunicacion den pa
comprendemento pasenshi sacrificio di su mes frankeza En corto el hopi
worde recomenda e siman aki door di Departamento Medico di Lago
Aruba
debe nan observacion di e Regla di Oro Haci na otro mescos cu bo Lago y
Den un anuncio di Medical Department cu remede specifico ta worde
kier pa otro haci na bo duna pa cierto symptomo y mester worde usa na cierto doses Uso

E regla ta siglonan bieuw Toch e ta existi ainda awentempo pa | Anti Mosquito | indiscriminatorio di remede hopi vez por causa maleza serio Departamento

motibo di su valor fundamental Ningun hende ainda a sugeri un mehor Medico a bisa

standard den bida civiliza No obstante el a bai for di uso Tin a lo Continued from page 1 E anuncio publica door di Dr R

menos tres motibo sion work is being done by two four C Carrell director medico ta bisa publico y mas facil pa e paciente

1 Mientras hende tabata desaroya over di siglonan el a bira mas man teams which can cover 64 homes De vez en cuando yiunan di em gasta Mientras esaki tabata un ayu
a day pleadonan ta worde mira na clinica do pa hende malo el a aumenta e po
bon bida tabata ofrece
competitivo
pa e cosnan cu
The island wide campaign is being di Lago Hospital cu storia door di sibilidadnan di venenamento di
2 Na un cierto camina un homber a sacrifica e Regla di Oro pa
muchanan door di remede
conducted under an enabling act passed mayornan cu e muchanan a tuma re
haya loke el tabata desea by the territorial government earlier mede cu evidentemente no tabata Como regla general medicina

3 Pa defende nan mes interes personal otro tambe a haci asina this year as another step in the duna pa nan Medicina usd den profusion mester worde duna na y tuma solamente

Asina nos a cria e mundo di awendia den cual mes ta e factor worlds attempts to stamp out yel medico ta prescribi den cierto door di personanan pa kende

demasiado dominante low jack as the fever used to be doses indicd door di necesidad di e nan ta prescribi y den e cantidad ma

known caso individual y edad di e paciente nera ta indicd ariba e recept Si e
Interes personal ta un parti di naturaleza humano E ta un forza
Legislation of this type and extensive Un droga tuma door di un hende conseho aki worde sigui maleza serio
poderoso e sparkplug di progreso Por ehemplo poco di e convenien
studies and surveys have helped grandi den tal cantidad manera e y algun vez fatal causa door di
cianan cu nos ta di dje awendia lo a worde desaroya si e inventor
goza worde
tumamento di remede
in the eradication of what once was doctor ta manda no ta haci malo Una por
no tabatin un beneficio personal for di su creacion a scourge of tropical areas One fact vez e muchanan haya e remede pa evitd

Pero pasobra e ta un forza asina poderoso interes personal mester these studies have unearthed is that man cu a worde prescribi pa hende Un aviso na mayornan contra

worde controla Saliendo for di e individuo e por worde controla mehor the mosquito which carries the dis grandi sea nan ta stop di bebele des wardamento di kerosine na lugarnan

door di dje mes ease lives and dies within 100 meters pues di promer slok pasobra e no ta unda mucha por yega tambe ta na su

Den tur siglonan y den henter curso di humanidad tabata existi of the place it was born dushi of nan ta come y bebe tur loke lugar Casonan di bebemento di kero
A problem of particular consequence nan haya pasobra e ta smaak sabro sine ta worde mird den hospital cu
hende cu tabata mengua nan interes personal door di practica e Regla Bebe
to Aruba should the disease break so un promedio di un pa siman
di Oro Poco tabata importa nan si otro tabata sigui nan ehemplo E morto
kerosine causa
mento di
out here would be a quarantine traditionally Den reciente anjanan compania por
hombernan aki tabata pone integridad ariba interes personal applied in other ports nan di remede ta pone un capa di hasta ora un cantidad masha chikito

E regla ta antiguo Pa hopi su valor spiritual a bai for di moda against ships sailing from a port sucu of traha un smaak dushi pa hopi worde bebl

Pero toch no ta existi un mehor guia pa bida cada dia di e moderno where yellow fever is present or sus pildro stropi y otro remede den un Ser segur di tene kerosine leuw

1956 pected esfuerzo pa haci nan mas atractivo pa for di muchanan



becomber 31 1953 ARUBA ESSO NEWS



r




Camera Records


The Passing


Of Childhood








THIS IS HERMAN front view Momentarily curious about the camera ESAKI TA HERMAN vista di adelante Momentariamente curioso to
that is recording his transition from a polliwog to a frog he looks out cante e camera cu ta registrando su transicion for di hobi pa dori el ta
from the test tube in which above left he was photographed In a waak for di e tubo di test ariba robez den cual el a worde fotografia
side view center he proudly displays his new hind legs At right he Den un vista di banda centro orguyosamente el ta munstra su pianan
nimbly climbs the test tube wall with the aid of newly formed front di atras Banda drechi el ta subi liheramente na muraya di e tubo cu
legs and with only the stub of a tail to hinder him ayudo di pianan di adilanti y cu solamente punta di rabo pa strobele

that she laid her eggs in a green beaker The top of the rock stood
W gelatinous mass above the surface of the water
IU Soon tiny wiggling forms one He was right As the brothers
1 of whom was Herman were swimming sisters and Herman in quick succession
1 M prl about in the cool shaded developed rear legs front
U water This years 36 inch rainfall legs and shed their tails they would
provided near perfect breeding conditions sit atop the rock for a moment
and polliwogs appeared in then dive back into the water
Herman came along about Nov filled for the first time with an eight Rain storms in mid October softened puddles all over the island However strange things soon be
15 The actual date of his birth polliwog cocktail back to his studio her caked but porous dirt cover When Herman his brothers and gan to happen One morning it was
is clouded by the fact that only There for three weeks Mr Water soaked the earth about sisters unwarily swam into Mr found that only five little frogs
his mother knows when he was Singhs camera faithfully recorded her An age old instinct told her it Singhs highball glass they were were in the beaker where there had
born And his mother is a frog Hermans transition from a polli was time to come back from the about one half of an inch long been six the night before
The egg that held Herman and wog to a frog living dead to push through the Transferred to a laboratory beak The next day there were three
several hundred other eggs con Hermans story actually started mud that was her prison and her er they swam about unconcerned The disappearances prompted an
taining brothers and sisters were last March Hermans mother felt refuge and emerge to breed another ly for days One morning two -which investigation but no frogs were
deposited by the mother in a rain the dry season coming on So family had grown rear legs overnight found hopping about the studio and
filled stand of high grass on the she sought out various places on the Frogs similar to Hermans mother were discovered floating no corpses
Aruba Golf Club course golf course that still held water are found all over the world except atop the water They had gone The next day there was only one
For about two weeks Herman and drank until her body was bloated the Antarctic They with the salamanders wherever good polliwogs go left Herman And by the next
escaped the flying niblicks and five She gorged herself on mosquitos and caecilian are the only Figuring they might have under morning HE was gone Mr Singh
irons that pose a constant threat to and other bugs Then she burrowed true amphibians capable of living gone some breathing mechanism sadly emptied the water and the
any polliwog born on a golf course until she disappeared in the mud on land or water change when they grew their legs rock from the beaker His only remembrances
On Nov 30 however he and seven Through the long hot dry months Frogs the world over take a number and drowned when they could not of Herman were the
brothers and sisters fell afoul of a she lay almost dead Her heart of forms There is one type that get air Mr Singh put a rock in the pictures printed on this page
high ball glass manipulated with barely pumped Her lungs worked lives in Africa that is covered with
practiced ease by Esso News Pho slightly With this miniimum of exertion hair Another has suction cups on
tographer Norman W Singh the water and food she had its toes to enable it to climb trees
In the interests of science Mr stored lasted until the rains came A third has a membraneous parachute
Singh huried his high ball glass again for gliding from tree to tree
Many that live like Hermans
mMlm mother in an alternating dry and
wet climate can dig in and live un
derground for years Science has
not completely explained how they
do it
Hermans mother is two to 21o
inches long Her body is colored
dark and light brown During the
rainy season her thighs are mottled
with orange spots
She may have met his father in
the shade of the sixth tee for it
was in a collection of water midst
a stand of high grass near there

Leeward Islands
Frogs First Here

Scientists have found that
Aruba was the first island of the
FAR FROM their golf course birthplace seven polliwog brothers and Netherlands Antilles Leeward
sisters swim placidly about their new laboratory beaker home Thats Group to be inhabited by frogs
Herman heading off to the right The 8th was on the other side of They are now also found in Curacao GETTING these pictures of Herman took a bit of doing and a lot of
the beaker and lionaire equipment Hes in the test tube beneath the camera Photographer Nor
LEUW FOR di nan lugar nativo na cancha di golf cinco ruman hobi ta It is believed they were transported man W Singh is about to fire
landa contentamente den nan cas nobo den un beker di laboratorio Ata while hibernating in loads trabao
PA SACA E portretnan aki di Herman a tuma un poco y un
Herman ta kita pa banda drechi E di ocho tabata na otro banda di of sand that were shipped from poco herment El ta den e tubo di test bao di e camera cu Fotografista
Aruba to the other
two islands
e beker
Norman W Singh ta cla pa klip

W otro tin koppi di tene na su dede pa den man di Sr Singh nan tabata
u permitiele subi palo Un otro tin un mas of menos 112 inch largo for di
0DoiC parachute di membrano pa permitiele nan wowo gepeilo te nan punta di ra
i 11 e zweef for di palo a palo bao casi transparente
Hopi manera e mama di Herman Pasd den un beker di laboratorio
cu ta biba alternativamente den clima nan a landa ey den hopi dia sin preo
seco y muha por coba bao terra y cupa Un mainta dos cu a haya pia
biba ey anjanan largo Ciencia no a di atras anochi a worde descubri ta
Herman a nace mas of menos res di ciencia Sr ta drief ariba A socede cu nan
Singh a trece nan di esfuerzo e awa y cuminda cu el a splica completamente com nan awa
Nov 15 E fecha actual di su na studio ta socede tur bon hobi
come ta dura te ora awa yobe atrobe haciele mescos cu cu
cemento ta scondi door di e hecho Aya simannan largo Sr Singh su Yobidanan na October a molia e Mama di Herman ta dos te dos y Contando cu podiser nan tabata
cu solamente su mama sabi ki dia camera tabata registra fielmente e capa di terra duro pero poroso Awa mitar duim largo Su curpa ta bruin pasa un cambio den mecanismo di
el a nace Y su mama ta un dori transicion for di hobi pa dori a drenta den e terra rond di dje Un scur cu cla Durante tempo di yobida hala rosea mientras nan pia tabata
E webo den cual Herman tabata E storia di Herman en realidad a instincto antiguo tabata bisele cu su bilnan tin mancha oranje crece y a hoga ora nan no por a haya
y varios cientos otro webo con cuminza na Maart Mama di Herman tabata ta tempo pe lamta for di e Podiser e mama a topa Herman su aire Sr Singh a pone un piedra den
teniendo rumannan a worde deposits describl den bukinan di biologia como morto aparente pusha door di lodo cu tata den sombra di tee number e beker Punta di e piedra ta sali
door di e mama den un a sinti tempo di verano ta yega Pe ta encerele y sali for di su scondite seis pasobra tabata den un coleccion ariba e awa
plas di awa den yerba haltoariba sey el a busca varios sitio ariba cancha pa cria un otro familia di awa hunto cu yerba halto cerca di El tabatin razon Mientras e ru
cancha di Aruba Golf Club di golf na unda ainda tabatin awa Dori manera e mama di Herman ta e lugar aki el a pone su webonan den mannan y Herman tabata saca pia
Mas of menos dos siman largo Herman y a bebe te ora cu el a blaas Despues worde haya den henter mundo ex un masa berde gelatinoso y laga nan rabo cai nan ta sinta un
a scapa e batenan di golf volan el a come tur mosquito y otro insecto cepto den Antarctico Nan cu sala Pronto figuranan chikito lorando -un rato ariba e piedra despues bolbe
te cu ta un amenaza constante na do cu e por haya Anto el a dera su mes mandro y caeciliano ta e unico berda di nan tabata Herman tabata baha den awa
rinan cu nace ariba un cancha di den lodo dero amphibio cu ta biba tanto ariba landa den e awa sombra E 36 inch Sinembargo cosnan stranjo a cu
golf Dia 30 di November sinem Henter e lunanan largo y calor el terra como den awa di yobida e anja aki ta ofrece condi minza socede pronto Un mainta a re
bargo e y siete otro ruman a worde tabata drumi casi morto Apcnas su Dori den henter mundo ta tuma al cionnan perfecto di broei den tur e sulta cu solamente cinco dori chikito
descubri door di Esso News Photo corazon tabata bati Su pulmonnan gun forma Tin un sorto cu ta biba plasnan di awa den henter e isla tabata den e beker mientras cu e anochi
grapher Norman W Singh Den inte 1 tabata traha poco poco Cu e minimo na Africa cu ta cubri cu cabei Un Ora Herman y su rumannan a cai promer tabatin seis



ARUBA ESSO NEWS
December 31 1955




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V VP V ONE OF the Christmas seasons highlights is the annual concert by the UN DI e ocasionnan culminante di temporada di Pascu ta e concierto
Lago Community Church sponsored Christmas Choir Ninety two voices anual di Koor di Pascu bao auspicio di Lago Community Church Noben
compiised the choral group this year that featured the cantata Bethlehem ta y dos voz tabata forma e koor e anja aki cu a presenta e cantata
-r by Maunder in its program of Christmas music Mrs D V Thompson Bethlehem door di Mauder den su programa di musica di navidad Sra
^ ^.^, was the choir director and Mrs J T Collins the accompanist As D V Thompson tabata directora di e koor y Sra J T Collins e acom
sisting Mrs Collins was Mrs J Stenfert Krocss Membeis of the Dramatic panjista Miembronan di Dramatic Workshop tabata actua tableaus du
Workshop enacted tableaus during the couise of the program rante curso di e programa

























LPD CHIEF G B Brook celebrated his 25th year as a police officer
Dec 12 In recognition of his years here and service to the Aruba com
munity both as a citizen and police officer Chief Brook was feted by
fifemBBBBBS BHHHBk f^^ TlA FfiB JHM & \\ wfr WvtXj Police Commissioner H C Willemsen and members of the government
at the San Nicolas Police Canteen
HEFE di LPD G B Biook a celebra su di 25 anja como oficial di poliz
Dec 12 En reconocemento di su anjanan aki y servicio na comunidad
** di Aruba tanto como cuidadano como oficial di poliz Chief Brook a wor
MEMBERS of the Lago Colony Maiiners under MIEMBRONAN di Lago Colony Maiiners bao de ofreci un fiesta door di Comisario di Poliz H C Willemsen y miembronan
the directon of Mis G R Turner second fiom direccion di Sra G R Turner segunda di banda di gobierno den cantina di poliz na San Nicolas
light decorated the pediatric section of the hos drechi a decora seccion pediatiico di Lago Hospi
pital last week The paintings all done in the tal siman pasa E pinturanan tur di Pascu Cabata
Christmas motif were designed to bring Chiistmas traha pa tiece alegiia na e muchanan ca pasa e
joy to those confined there dining the holidays dianan di fiesta ey den



ROTARY Piesident F W Swit
zer hands over the keys of new
ly constructed beach houses at
Bubali to Deputy Oscar Henri
quez marking the completion of
another community function by
the local Rotaiy unit Partially
obscured by Mr Switzer is G de
Veer chairman cf the clubs
Community Service Committeee
the group that developed the
pioject- At left is A J van der
Naaten vice president and at
right is Dr R C Can ell



PRESIDENTE di Rotaiy F W
Switzer ta enlrega yabi di e
cuartonan di banjo na Bubali na DEC 10 was Piet DeVuijst Night at the Aruba Flying Club Members
Deputado Oscar Henriquez mar gathered for the big night to acknowledge the efforts of Mr DeVuijst
cando completacion di un otro in aiding the founding of the club and over the years contributing to its
funcion na beneficio di comuni growth Mr DeVuijst after whom the Flying Club field is named served
dad door di Rotary Club di Aru as liaison between club officials and the government in the early davs
ba Tapa parcialmente door di Sr and then served as club officer and board member
Switzer ta G de Veer presiden DEC 10 tabata e anochi cu Piet De Vuijst a worde honra na Aruba
te di Community Service Com Flying Club Miembronan a reuni pa e gran anochi en reconocemento di
mittee di e club e grupo cu a esfuerzonan di Sr De Vuijst den yudamento pa lamta e club y durante
dearoya c projecto Banda robez anjanan den su desarojo Sr De Vuijst segun kende e vliegveld di Fry
ta A J van der Naaten vice ing Club yama a actua como contacto entre oficialnan di e club y go
presidente y na banda drechi ta bierno den promer temponan y despues a sirbi como oficial di e cluh
Dr R C Carrell y miembro di directiva