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Title: The Panama Canal spillway = el Canal de Panamá spillway
Alternate Title: Spillway
Canal de Panamá Spillway
Spillway del Canal de Panamá
Physical Description: 37 v. : ill. ; 43 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Canal Zone
Canal Zone
Panama Canal Company
United States -- Panama Canal Commission
United States
Publisher: Panama Canal
Place of Publication: Balboa Hights C.Z
Balboa Hights, C.Z
Publication Date: December 11, 1964
Frequency: biweekly[jan. 6, 1984-1999]
weekly[ former -dec. 23, 1983]
Subjects / Keywords: Periodicals -- Canal Zone   ( lcsh )
Periodicals -- Panama Canal (Panama)   ( lcsh )
Genre: federal government publication   ( marcgt )
periodical   ( marcgt )
Language: Text in English and Spanish; Spanish text inverted.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 1, no. 33 (Feb. 1, 1963)-Vol. 37, no. 26 (Dec. 30, 1999).
Issuing Body: Issued by: Government of the Canal Zone <June 24, 1966-June 13 1969>; by the Panama Canal Company, <Aug. 13, 1976>-Sept. 14, 1979; by the Panama Canal Commission, Sept. 20, 1979-Dec. 1999.
General Note: "Official Panama Canal publication."
General Note: Imprint varies: Balboa Hights, <1966-1978>; Miami, Fla., <1979-1982>; Balboa Heights, Pan. <1983>-1999.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 5, no. 1 (June 24, 1966); title from caption.
General Note: Vols. for 1994-1995 distributed to depository libraries in microfiche.
General Note: Special "80th anniversary supplement" issue published on Aug. 12, 1994.
General Note: Special ed. for 65th anniversary of the Panama Canal issued at end of Oct. 1979, is also a joint issue with: The News: authorized unofficial publication of the U.S. Armed Forces, Quarry Heights, Panama, and includes the text of the Panama Canal Act.
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Bibliographic ID: UF00094771
Volume ID: VID00488
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: oclc - 02582102
lccn - 83642750
issn - 0364-8044
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Preceded by: Spillway
Succeeded by: Faro (Balboa, Panama)

Full Text

Gift of the Panama Canal Museum

Vol. III, No. 25 50 Years of Service . To World Commerce Friday, December 11, 1964

New System in Use.for Scheduling,

Control of Increasing Ship Traffic

For the first time in the 50-year
history of the Panama Canal, a new
system is being used to schedule and
control the ever-increasing ship
As part of the continuing effort to
increase the capacity of the Canal
and bring its operation more in line
with modern methods, the scheduling
and transit control of vessels using
the Canal have been centralized in
the Balboa office of the Marine
Traffic Control section of the Naviga-
tion Division.
The scheduling of ships for dock
services, of deckhands and pilotage
requirement for transit, and deter-
mining and reporting readiness for
transit will be the responsibility of
the Terminal Marine Traffic Con-
trollers. Thus there will be a Ter-
manal marine train control season
at Cristobal, and a merged Terminal
and Transit Control Section centered
at Balboa.
Since early Monday morning, every
ship arriving for transit at either
Balboa or Cristobal has been fitted
into a traffic pattern put together 24
hours in advance by one of five men
called "schedulers" who make their
headquarters on the third floor of
the Balboa Terminal Building.

Trame Pattern

Will Be Changed
At Margarita

Essi Gina
B k ^

CRTgO Mark
The Essi Gina, first to break a
Panama Canal transit record as a
direct result of the draft increase
bonus announced last July, now has
broken her own record set in an
August 9 northbound transit. The
Essi Gina transmitted northbound No-
vember 28 with 52,540 long tons of
iron ore to establish a new record.
The previous record was set by the
Essi Gina when she transited August 9
with 51,843 long tons of iron ore.
The draft increase bonus, an-
nounced last July by Capt. Mortimer
J. Prince, USN, Panama Canal Ma-
rine Bureau Director, increased the
cargo carrying potentialities of the
big super cargo ships through in-
crease in the permissible tropical
fresh water draft allowed during the
rainy season when the lake level is
The increase in cargo carrying
capacity due to increase in the per-
missible draft of the big ships using
the Canal adds nothing to the tolls
the ships pay.

outer anchorage and Gamboa. The
Cristobal office scheduled traffic from
the Cristobal breakwater to Gamboa.
The system required innumerable
conferences between the traffic con-
trollers in the Atlantic and Pacific
terminals, but scheduling and control
had become increasingly more diffi-
cult as the number of Canal cus-
tomers began to arrive on an average
of 34 a day.
Even when it became apparent
that centralized traffic control and

scheduling was the answer, the im-
plementation of the new system was
delayed until installation of new high
frequency voice radio communication
Installed by the Motorola Co., the
equipment provides a two-way voice
radio system operating in the 150
megacycle frequency band, linking
the Marine Traffic controllers in
Balboa with pilots aboard ships any-
where in the Canal. Another similar
(Continued on p. 4)

The schedulers, working around
the clock on 8-hour shifts, have cen-
tralized in the Balboa terminal a job
which recently has been giving the
Marine Traffic Control people a large
Previously the hard-working Ma-
rine Traffic Controllers in Balboa and
Cristobal scheduled for transit only
as far as Gamboa those ships arriving
in their respective ports. In other
words, the Balboa office handled
transit traffic between the Balboa


New Technique for Rat

CONffol: 8-Foot Blowgun
The Health Bureau's Division of R. L. Snvder of Balboa Heights. Ted's
Sanitation, which continually eval- dad is an acting postal inspector. The
nates rodent control problems and blowgun was a present from Ted's
techniques for control of these poten- brother, Bill, a Canal Zone College
tial disease carriers within the Zone, student, who got it from a head
has discovered a new technique being hunter in Ecuador.

tram teerlVe e stabneewcay
the Margarita Service Center. T
Traffic going to the Margarita
S cC t Hstr thManarby UF A eal

Retail Store.
Entrance to the parking lot facing
the Margarita Service Center will be 1 OTRI ear
by the driveway opposite the entrance
to the Service Center. $18 5,000
Signs will be erected, pavement
markings made and Canal Zone police The final figures of the Canal Zone
will be on duty to assist motorists. United Fund campaign for this year
This change in the trafHe pattern will be close to $185,000, officials
at the Margarita Service Center was predict. Already the contributions
worked out through the cooperation have passed $183,000 and are still
of the Margarita Civic Council, the coming in slowly.
Canal Zone police, and representa- With the United Fund so magnifi-
tives of the Panama Canal Engineer- gently over the top, the question
ing and Construction Bureau. arises-what will be done with the
"excess" funds, i.e., the amount over
the $142,500 goal?
ys Branch United Fund officials explain that
it is too early to get involved in any

Chief, Too seeming excess of funds. Out of the
total funds contributed, the Panama
12, 1926. He resigned in September Canal organization is responsible for
1927 to complete his college educa- $117,000.
tion. In July 1931 he was graduated A very large proportion of this was
from the Michigan School of Mines pledged by payroll deduction over
with a B.S. degree in mechanical a period of 26 pay periods, starting
engineering and was employed by the January 1, 1965. This means that the
Canal as a surveyor in October 1931. revenue will not be received by the
Since that time he has been con- United Fund for 13 months in some
tinuously employed, receiving many cases, and that the contributions will
promotions terminating with his be made available at the rate of a
appointment as Chief of the Surveys certain amount every 2 weeks.
Branch on May 10, 1964. In view of this, it is unlikely that
a decision on any "excess" will be
In December 1981 he was com- made until sometime next year. The
mended by the Designing Engineer ultimate allocation of funds is subject-
for his part in the layout and check- to the final decision of the Budget
ing of the Thatcher Ferry Bridge and Allocations Committee which will
substructure units. On January 2' meet sometime after all returns are
1961, he was awarded a Canal In- in. When this committee has con-
dustrial Accident Prevention Certifi- I sidered the results of the campaign, it
cate in recognition of his successful
will make recommendations to the
accident prevention efforts as super-
Executive Committee of the Board
(Continued on p 4) of Trustees.

used in eliminating rats,
It consists of an 8-foot blowgun
and a quiver of 12-inch needle-like
darts handled by a sharp eyed expert.
The marksman sits quietly on or near
a rock retaining wall near the Balboa
Heights Administration Building and
when a rat emerges from a bamboo
thicket below, the dart is sent quickly
on its way for a quick kill with one
lusty blast from pursed lips. Recent
rains have curtailed "hunting time,"
but the young marksman is still on
the job.
The Division of Samtation has
welcomed this addition to its control
methods, as rodents continue to
thrive in the tropical environment
and with abundant harborage'
Rodent control has centered around
One banyan tree where more than 15
rats were caught by traps'
The main method of eliminating
rats, however, has been with the use
of an anti-coagulant rodenticide
mixed with corn meal. The rats must
eat it several times to obtain an
amount sufficient to cause death.
Wherever there are other foods
available which are preferred by the
rats, further evaluation is needed
to initiate an appropriate control
metho d
The young blowgun marksman is
Ted Snyder, 13, son of Mr. and Mrs.


Capt. Abbott 9
Wife Leaving

Canal Sunday

Capt. Elmer G. Abbott, the first
civilian to be appointed Port Captain,
Balboa, in the history of the Panama
Canal, is retiring from Panama Canal
service this month. He and Mrs.
Abbott will leave the Isthmus Sunday,
on board the SS Cristobal, for New
Orleans and a motor trip from there
for Christmas in Virginia.
Captain Abbott, who has 26 years,
4 months and 28 days' continuous
Canal service, was employed by the
Canal organization on July 26, 1938.

UntiG ceen L e'hadabeenR Master ti
Caribbean run. His first position with
the Panama Canal was a temporary

00 b atdock foreman.iPMayh
pilot. He served as pilot on the
Pacific side until May 1953. Fourteen

yea's" ",'oenbe nAss oitntedtP(Hotta n
at Bal noundern Sre 96CaC

was appointed Port Captain, Balboa,
the post he held at retirement.
During his service with the Panama
Canal he has seen many improve-
ments in transit operations in the
Navigation Division. These have in-
cluded doubling of the tugboat fleet,
the modernization of traffic control
Operations, and the multitude of
changes which have come about in
the handling of a tremendous increase
in traffic over the past decade.
(Continued on p. 4)

Retiring Surve

Chief Chocoes
Wesley H. Townsend, who retired
as Chief, Surveys Branch, of the Pan-
ama Canal s Engineering Division
after over 34 years' Panama Canal
service, is an Honorary Chief of the
Choco Indians of the Pequini and
Chagres areas. This honor was ac-
corded him years ago when travel in
these areas was considered hazardous.
"Rojo" is his name to the jungle
dwellers of Panama. He speaks
Spanish fluently and on numerous
trips into the jungles of Panama he
lived among the people. He is a
familiar figure up and down the
reaches of virtually every major river
system in Panama and is known to
be dependable in time of need.
He joined the Canal organization
in July 1919, working during school
vacations as a messenger and sales-
man. He was permanently employed
as a "recorder" (student) on August


ggy ggggy

1:00-SON NEWS (English)
1:05-"Chapel of the Air"
-Par eof sports
4:30-Wonderful World of Golf
5: Champdonship Bridge
6:30-Greatest Dramas
6:45-Football Scoreboard
7:00-My Favorite Martian
7:30-Dennis Day
SShEon lish)
9:00--Joey Bishop Show
9:30-Meaning Of Communism
10:15- Sacred Heart
10:30- Movie Time:
11:15-Sa"R p Roan ing RHey"
5:00- First Edition News
5:05- Afternoon
6:00-NEWS 30
6:55-SCN NEWS (Spanish)
7:05-Navy Notebook
7:30-Mayor of the Town
8:oo-SON NEWS (English)
8: b Msmtin minstrels
10:15-Tonight Show
5:00- First Edition News
5:05- Afternoon
uEWnSe OOrmandy
e:30-"Fve Got A Secret"
6:55-SCN NEWS (Spanish)
7:05-Coronado 9
7-30-Andy GrifBth
setNI NEWS (English)
8:30-The Third Man
10:15-Armchair Theater:
"Fathoms Deep"
4:00- Afternoon
-e rews
6:00-NEWS 30
8 N E ST nish)
7:30- Grindl
8:00-SCN NEWS (English)
g.05-Bell Telephone
9:00-SCN News
9:05- Desilu Playhouse
10:15-Tonight Show
5 seno ensure
6:00-NEWS 30
6:55- SCN NEWS (Spanish)
7:05-silver wings
7:30-Candid Camera
N SD(EngSishw
9:05-Death Valley Days
10:15-Social Security
to so-c ."FRIDAY

5 IP st Eodition News
5:30- Science In Action
eEWrS 30
6:55-SON NEWS (Spanish)
a oo-scN News
-SD nNKaye
9:05-Celebrity Game
9:30-Star and the Story
10:15-Priday Night Movie:
"Stanley and Livingstone"
1:00-SON NEWS (English)
p for
3:oo- Sports Time
3:30-Pro Bowlers Tour
30-T so e edstand
6:00-SCN NEWS (English)

W nish)
eNEnte adne english)
8:05-Ted Mack
8: -KingofDiamonds
9:30-Lawrence Welk
NetaL: e eNican Woman
at Home

If a man stands with his right foot
on a hot stove and his left foot in
a freezer, some statisticians would
assert that, on the average, he's

y." "

'Twas St. Andrew's Day and the Scots got together for the annual meeting of the clans and a bit of Scotland on
the Isthmixs, as they have for the past 3 years. The Scots, those of Scottish descent and guests gathered at the
Albrook Officers' Club for this year's observance. Singing a song of Scotland to the accompaniment of Lucho Azcit-
rraga are, from left: James Stark, Edmund R. MacVittie, Duncan Laird, Sr., and Duncan Laird, Jr. Forty olans
were represented by the 160 Scots and guests who attended. A highlight of the evening was the "piping in" of
the Haggis, 25 pounds of this ceremonial food, imported from Edinburgh, Scotland.

At The M~ovies

Outstanding Scots, the three above were caught by the camera during the
St. Andrew's Day observance at the Albrook Officers' Club. At left is Robert
Donald, an outstanding piper, and in the center is Scott Francis, a champion
Highland dancer who has danced before the Queen. At right as Walter H.
Alves, who has been instrumental in getting the Scots on the Isthmus together
for this observance the past 3 years. The evening's program included an
introduction of clan affiliates, a history of the clans, and a brief history of

Dr. Gale Vie ws Work et Zoo

S "Like Stamp Collecting a

sity and one in public health from
Tulane University in New Orleans.
He practiced privately in Los Angeles
and Covina, served as a consultant
to the Griffith Park Zoo and in 1959
became a Los Angeles county veter-
inarian. He came to the Canal Zone
in 1960. His reason for leaving, he
told the reporter, was because in
Balboa he was able to specialize only
in Central American animals, which
was limiting.
Now, he said, "I am in a position
to combine my vocation with my
avocation. And anyone who can do
that is a very lucky man."

neiR AN 5CCt On O RR
tli les c t ined in t are madee avai
whatever use they may wish to make
meland may be reprinted without

coorER EM CZ e
Lieutenant Governor
Information ogicer
Material intended for publication in
the Sea.t.wAY should be delivered to
the Panama Canal Press Office or
Box M, Balboa Heights, C.Z.

GATUN inee
Saturday night-Sunday, 2:00 p.m. Mat

SMu Nnight-What A Way To Go
Tues.-The Secret Door
T ursThAn Affair Romember

oAll night shows begin at 7:oo p.m.
except as shown*

Special Matinees
BALBOA: 10:00 a.m.-Johnny Tremaine-
Walt Disney's adventure of a fearless
youth and fighting men whose muskets
forge a nation. (In Color.) (110 min.)
COCO SOLO: 2:00 p.m.-Prince Of Pirates
John Derek: Swashbuckling melodrama

DIABLO: 2:00 p.m.-Jungle Man-Eaters-
Johnny Weismuller: Another exciting
episode of the Jungle Jim serie(95min.)

CAMBOA: 6:15 p.m.-Born To Sing-Walt
2e se Tie na nysan8d 31no

MARGARITA: 2:00 p.m.-Snow White And
The Three Stooges-The wonderful sto"
olSnow White with a new( mi
GATUN: 2:00 p.m.-West Of The River-
-rn kr arWestern featurette and

The man who claims he's never
make a mistake in his life generally
has a wife who did.
a o a
The outcome of the income de-
pends upon the outgo for the upkeep.


Pag 2

Most drivers feel that they know
how to handle the familiar emergency
situations that might arise. But when
suddenly faced with a situation re-
quiring quick action some find they
don't quite know as much as they
thought they did.
Here are some emergency situa-
tions. What would you do in each
case? .
1. Your right wheels drop off onto
a soft shoulder.
2. A tire blows out.
3. Your brakes fail.
4. Your lights suddenly black out
on a dark night.
5. You see an oncoming vehicle
approaching in your lane.
When emergencies such as these
occur there's no time for looking in
a handbook or digging out some set
of instructions. You must know what
to do and do it immediately.
To see what experts say to do in
these situations turn to page 4.

Week Beginning Saturday,
December 12, 1964

(Air Conditioned)
Sat -Se h2 0 6:00, 8:30-Mon., 7:30-
Tues., 7:30-Carry On Constable
wr oh0urs,7:SO heNewOIn rn

Saturday night-What A Way To Go
Tues.-Call Me Madam
Wed.-Journey To The 7th Planet
Thurs,-Rocky Mountain
Fri --Ring-A-Ding Rhythm
Friday, Owl Show 10 p.m.-Phantom Of
The Rue Morgue

an.-Do tor Stragelove
Tues.- Journey To The 7th Planet
We Fri --l'd Rather Be Rich

(Air Conditioned)
Satmday night Sunday, 2:00,7:00-
a a
is s olod No t j mm

Saturday night-Sundays And Cybele
Su 2:0b0o 7:00-Mon., 7:00-The Legend
Tues ---An Affair To Remember
Wed.-The Sun Also Rises
Thurs.-The Secret Door
Fri.-The Man From Galveston
Friday, Owl Show 10:00 p.m.-City Of

A lengthy interview with Dr.
Nathan B. Gale, former veterinarian
in the Panama Canal's Division of
Veterinary Medicine, who resigned
his position to become the new assist-
ant director of the Greater Los
Angeles Zoo, has appeared in the Los
Angeles Times.
Explaining the exotic fauna which
have been joining him since his
arrival in Los Angeles, Dr. Gale told
a Times staff writer: "It's like stamp
Apparently he is in much the same
environment as when he was in the
Canal Zone, for a photograph with
the article shows him holding two
ocelot kittens. When he lived here,
an ocelot kitten usually was among
the household pets.

0 gcob neakaes st e at
Los Angeles Zoo, he pointed out that
"you can find things like these right
under your house after a heavy rain.
At no cost at all!
Dr. Cale, says the article, has been
collecting" since he was a small boy
in Ashland, Oreg. He said he started
on gopher snakes, but when they
began to get loose in the house, his
mother aduated him to birds.
From this beginning he went on
to get a doctor of veterinary medicine
degree at Washington State Urnver-

December 11, 1964


Store Hours


To enable employees to do plenty
of advance planning on their Christ-
nas season schedules, early announce-
ment has been made by the Supply
Division of retail store hours of
All stores and gasoline stations will
be closed all day December 25 and
January 1. All units will be open on
regular schedules and hours from
December 26 through December 30.
Clip this and save it. Then you
won't have to hunt for it.

(including Housewares and
Through December 16-Regular
store schedule
December 17, 18, 19, 21, 22, and
23-Open continuously 9:00 a.m.
to 8:00 p.m-
December 20 (Sunday)-Closecl
mb 24-0 t ous1
Dece er pen con inu y
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
December 26, 31-Open continu-
ously 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
December 29, 30-Normal hours

Through December 17-Regular
store schedule
December 18, 19, 21, 22, and 23_
Open continuously 9:00 a.m. o
8:00 p.m.
December 24-Open continuously
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
December 20-Closecl
December 26, 31-Open continu-
ously 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
December 29, 30-Normal hours

Through December 22-Regular
store schedule
December 23-Open regular store
December 24-Open continuously
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
December 28-Regular store sched-
ule, i.e., Gatun closed, Margarita
December 31-Open continuously
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
December 26, 29, and 30-Normal

___ _

Learning by participating was the
theme of an elementary school phys-
ical education workshop at the Ancon
gymnasium when 26 persons of the
U.S. Elementary Schools recreation
staff took part in a daylong workshop.
The objective of this workshop, as
for others held periodically during
the year, emphasized familiarization
of the elementary physical education
personnel with standardized testing
techniques, new or overlooked activi-
ties, and a critical analysis of the
direction of the program.
Mrs. Lilybel Kariger, recreation
G b W 5
am oa oman

Club Christmas

Luncheon Dec. 12
On the Christmas season calendar
for the Camboa Woman's Club is a
Christmas luncheon Saturday, De-
cember 12, at the Gamboa Golf Club.
Mrs. Ida Chadwick, vice president,
is in charge of arrangements. Mrs.
Florence Carlson and Mrs. Frances

e... *

.,, --
.- "'y

This panoramic drawing, like an aerial view, of the Panama Canal's ocean-to-ocean route appeared in a recent
issue of the Netherland Line's SMN Nzeuws, as part of an 8-page article on the Canal's 50th anniversary. It is
reprinted through courtesy of the editors of the SMN Nieuws, who sent a print of the original drawing to insure
the best possible reproduction.

Frank V. Burke Honored by Friendship Club

Barlow are co-chairmen for the musi- The morning session was con-
cal program that will be given during eluded with the coordinator of the
the luncheon. workshop, Mrs. Kariger, covering
The American Home group is in rhythms instruction. The theme of
charge of the decorations and making learning by participating was fol-
the favors. Members may bring a lowed with stress on how rhythms in
guest and there will be an exchange elementary physical education can be
of gifts. taught without a great amount of
The annual Christmas Party the specialized equipment.
Gamboa Woman's Club co-sponsors The first half of the afternoon
with the Gamboa Civic Council is session was devoted to basketball, in
perhaps the most important activity charge of Ram6n Remes, recreation
on the club's calendar because it specialist from Fort Kobbe Elemen-
involves all the children in the town. tary School. Developmental aspects
A movie is shown to the children and required for successful basketball in-
candy is distributed by Santa Claus. destruction were stressed. Emphasis was
Community caroling also is part of also placed on the point that students
the annual Christmas Party. Arrange- should receive proper lead-up activi-
ments are being made with the Civic ties in early grades in such as circle
Council to set a time and date for games, ball bouncing drills and
rh thm instruction in order to later
the party-approximately a week Y '
before Christmas. respond quickly to specific basket-
The White Elephant Auction to ball skill instruction in the upper
be held January 11 is another im- elementary grades.
portent event because it is a money- The workshop closed with a par-
making project. Lessons in typical ticipation period in the teaching of
Panamanian dancing will start in skipping the rope. Larry Horine,
January if enough interest is shown. assisted by Mrs. Kennon and Mrs.
Hendricks of Diablo Elementary
Hindsight is sometimes as impor- School, led the recreation personnel
tant as foresight. Use your rear view through the steps of learning indi-
mirror visual rope skipping skills from
kindergarten level to stunts difficult
e enough to challenge the gifted in the
Chiropractor: Slipped-dise jockey. upper grades.

Some Advice on Hospital Visits

December 11, 1964


Page 3

specialist in charge of the Ancon
gymnasium, was coordinator and host
for the workshop. The program was
opened by Supervisor of Physical
Education and Athletics in the U.S.
Schools, Larry Horine. The assistant
at the Ancon gymnasium, Worden
French, presented a session on "prac-
tical agility testing." Following the
explanation of the diamond dodge
and run test, many tried the test for
familiarization. Mrs. Morris of the
Fort Clayton Elementary School and
Mrs. Barnes of the Los Rios Elemen-
tary School were leaders.
Recreation specialists Hazel Mc-
Cullough of the Coco Solo Elemen-
tary School and Mabel Bath of the
Margarita Elementary School pres-
ented an hour of demonstrations with
participation in the seven item fitness
test used in the Canal Zone. Mrs.
McCullough covered the precise re-
quired testing techniques to insure
objectivity and reliability, and Mrs.
Bath, the administrative concerns of
group testing and reporting proce-

Members of the Friendship Club his spirit of friendship have won for
met recently to celebrate the 2d him the first place on the club's
anniversary of the non-U.S. Federal Honor Roll.
Employee's Club and to pay tribute Among Burke's accomplishments
to one of its members, are the arrangement of boat rides
Frank V. Burke was honored for and educational tours of the Canal
his outstanding work in the interests Zone and the arrangement of lectures
of his fellow workers. His many by prominent citizens and profes-
achievements as a social worker and signal men. Burke is one of the
founders of the Paraiso Mutual Aid

of a plaque at Paraiso honoring Pan-

5 Club which sponsored the erection
amanians who gave their lives on the
Korean battlefield. He also is respon-
sible for many humanitarian activi-
ties during times of disaster. Burke
also is the founder of the first school
library in Chilibre.

Mr. Peter Chen served as Master
of Ceremonies during the program.
The invocation and benediction were
given by Rev. Aurelio A. Dawkin.
Guest speaker at the ceremony was
Cespedes Burke, principal of the Pan-
Eclectic School of Commerce. Miss
Luisa Jones made the presentation to
the honored member.
Prominent community leaders
attended the Friendship Club's anni-
versary program. Aims and objectives
of the club are to foster friendship
among all employees, to create better
understanding of democracy through
lectures and instructions by pro-
minent community leaders and to
give assistance when it is needed.

Hospital patients are not really
. q$ epe yln vst rm uttds
of their frieds
Ithsln enth eifta e
shoul got h h sia o h e
o y pthz ihtoe h r l.

from friends will do much more for
the patient than will a visit.
Regulations at Gorgas and Coco
Solo Hospitals in the Canal Zone
are provided for the benefit of the
patient as well as for members of his
family. During visiting hours, which
are listed on page 124 of the Canal
Zone telephone directory, two visitors
at a time may see the patient. Chil-
clren under 14 are prohibited. Seri-
ously ill patients may have visitors at
the discretion of the doctor or nurse
in charge.
After the patient has returned
home, he needs his friends to help
occupy his time and to help him and
his family in day-to-day activities.
This is the time he and his family
need visitors.
Save your visit until the patient
returns home anti the patient will
appreciate it more and may recover

WC;orkshop Checks Area

Christmas music is in the air, and
has been since yesterday when the
first of two holiday concerts was given
at the Balboa High School last night,
and two programs were presented at
the Rainbow City Elementary school
in the morning and in the afternoon.
The annual Christmas concert of
the Diablo Heights Junior High
School will be given this evening at
7:30 at the school gymnasium.
In the Canal Zone U.S. schools,
the concert schedule will be as
December 17: Diablo Heights
Elementary School, 9 a.m., in the
Music Room; Cristobal Junior-Senior
High School, 7:30 p.m., in the school
auditorium; and Balboa High School,
8 p.m., in the Activities Building.

Christmas Tree

P St d
program a ur ay
The Canal Zone Girl Scout Coun-
cil will present the International
Christmas Tree Saturday (Decem-
ber 12) in front of the Balboa Elemen-
tary School, from 3 to 5 p.m.
The International Christmas Tree,
an annual event, is sponsored in turn
by the Muchachas Guias of Panama,
the International Girl Scouts, and the
Canal Zone Girl Scout Council. A pro-
gram will be presented and the public
is invited. Christmas carols will be
sung in English and Spanish. All Girl
Scout and Muchachas Guias troops
will take part in the program and will
provide ornaments for trimming the
tree. The program will be climaxed
by the lighting of the tree.
The committee arranging the pro-
gram is composed of five girls from
each of the organizations. The chair-
man is Mrs. Kenneth Rehg of Fort

Returning College

Students Need

Departure Cards
All college students resident in the
Canal Zone who plan to depart the
Isthmus at the end of the Christmas
holiday are reminded by the Panama
Canal Customs Office that they are
required to have departure cards in
their possession before they may
board a plane at Tocumen Airport.
These cards are easy to obtain, but
without them there's no embarking.
The departure cards are issued to
dependents of Canal employees by
the Customs officials at the Customs
office in the Terminal Building,
Balboa, in the Administration Build-
ing, Cristobal, or at the Transporta-
tion Branch office at the Balboa Rail-
road Station. All that is needed to
obtain the card is proof that the
student is a dependent of a Canal
Zone employee.
Dependents of military personnel
in the Canal Zone may obtain the
departure cards from the appropriate
authority of each military command.
Students are urged to obtain the
departure cards prior to proceeding
to the airport, as they will not be
permitted to embark an outgoing
aircraft without the departure card.


pecia us service
Special holiday bus service is being
provided in the Canal Zone by the
Canal Zone Bus Service.
There is express service daily to
Paraiso, Pedro Miguel, and Gamboa,'
with special shuttle bus service
between Paraiso and Gamboa and
between Pedro Miguel and Paraiso.
Special all night bus service will be
provided December 24 and 31 for
Paraiso, Pedro Miguel, Camboa, Fort
Kobbe, and Fort Clayton.

16-Cristobal High ROTC review,
11 a.m.
17-Christmas Concert, Vocal, by
Balbo HighS a loaCh

School Auditorium, 8 p.m.
17-Cristob Highi School3Christmas

22-Canal Zone College Christmas
C t Canal Z Col
leoncerud t 8 one -
25-Chrishas, Sc closPed until
January 4.

Captain Abbott
(Continued from p. 1)
Captain Abbott was born in the
San Francisco Bay area and went to
school there. It is to the San Francisco
Bay area he expects to return to make
his permanent home after visits in
the eastern part of the United States.
Captain and Mrs. Abbott will
arrive in New Orleans December 17
and will travel from that city by
automobile to the home of their son
and daughter-in-law, Capt. and Mrs.
Richard G. Abbott, USAF, at Falls
Church, Va. Capt. Richard Abbott is
assigned to duty in the Pentagon with
the U.S. Air Force.
Captain and Mrs. Abbott will visit
their son and daughter-in-law and
three grandchildren over the Christ-
mas holidays, and then will motor to
St. Petersburg, where they will visit
until spring. Then they intend to
travel to the Bay area around San
Francisco before settling down to
permanent residence.
Captain and Mrs. Abbott have
been honored at a number of fare-
well parties prior to departure from
the Isthmus.
Mrs. Abbott was active in the
Inter-American Women's Club and
the Panama Canal Women's Welfare
Croup work for many years.

December 16: Santa Cruz Elemen-
tary-Junior High School, 10:30 a.m.,
Santa Cruz gymnasium; Santa Cruz
Elementary-Junior High School, 1:30
p.m., Santa Cruz gymnasium; and
Paraiso High School, 8 p.m., Paraiso
December 17: Paraiso Elementary
School, 1:30 p.m., Activities Room.
December 18: Paraiso Junior High
School, 2:30 p.m., Paraiso gym-
nasium; and Rainbow City Junior-
Senior High School, 7:30 p.m.,
Rainbow City gymnasium.

First Axd Course

COmnleted by 32
[ .7
William H. Gordon of Paraiso, a

First Aid course, has completed in-
struction of another first aid class.
Thirty-two volunteers from the
Paraiso and Pedro Miguel communi-
ties completed the 12-hour course
and qualified for Civil Defense cer-
tificates and American National Red
Cross cards.
The new Civil Defense certificate
and Red Cross card holders are:

an audJ n inamil)elciTfinAle
Blain, Edward N. Brown, Eduardo
N. Brown, Rosita Bynoe, Marva N.
Bynoe, Gladys L. B. de Cox, Winston
Franklin Davis, Ethlyn B. Fray, Ri.
cardo A. Foster, Laraine H. Crimes,
Myrtle M. Cordon, Lillian R. Gibson,
Dellerester A. Haughton, Yolanda
Johnson, Lucille Jamieson, Marva
Johnson, Gloria A. Jordan, Gloria E.
Lord, Inez D. McKenzie, Andora
Myrie, Orlando Myrie, Ruth Miller
Myrtle Nelson, Marva McQueen,
Judith M. Steele, Doris Spooner,
Mildred A. White, Cabriel Villeda,
and Lesma Robinson.

Lost, Found Dept.:
Trade Fair Branch
Articles lost and found at the recent
Canal Zone United Fund Trade Fair,
held at Building 19 in Corozal, may
be claimed at the Canal Zone Guide
Service Office at Miraflores Locks
from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. any day of the
Articles awaiting their owners in-
clude: a girl's white sweater, a yellow
shower curtain, a child's white plastic
purse, a white jersey pleated skirt, a
print blouse, and a pair of women's

Holidays Advance
Spillway Deadhnes
The Christmas and New Year's
Day holidays will mean publication
of the SPILLWAY a day early each of
those weeks and consequent advances
in deadlines.
Material intended for publication
in the December 24 issue should be
in the Panama Canal Press Office
not later than Friday afternoon,
December 18.
The deadline for material for the
December 31 issue will be Thursday
afternoon, December 24. Urgent ma-
terial only can be received and pro-
cessed for use the same week as late
as noon Monday.

s,""A, raitOPAbA AHCan
Canal Zone.

Once a man went to Las Vegas
and came away with a small fortune.
But he wasn't as lucky as it sounds.
He went there with a big fortune.

8 ecy

such circumstances.
4. If there is no following traffic
he stops immediately and checks the
roadway for a safe place to pull off-
If there is following traffic, there is
usually sufBcient light to enable the
expert to make a safe stop without
emergency braking.
5. He begins stopping immediately
and pulling as far to the right as it's
possible to do safely. Under no cir-
cumstances should a driver swing to
the left because there is always a
possibility that the driver of the
approaching vehicle will recover in
time to turn to his right. If there was
time the expert would try to signal
the other driver by blowing his horn
or flashing his lights.

Lucho, Combo Play

Saturday at Balboa
Lucho Aze:1rraga and his "gang"
will be featured in a special program
of Christmas and other music at the
Balboa Service Center tomorrow
morning for 2 hours beginning at
The music of Lucho is famous on
the Isthmus and elsewhere for its beat
and special vitality.

(Continued from p. 1)
system provides two-way communi-
cation with Marine Traffic Controllers
in Balboa and Cristobal with pilots
and personnel in their respective
harbors. The two systems are sepa_
rate. They replace a two-way ship-
to-shore radio set-up working on the
noisy 30 megacycle band, which was
not always reliable and failed to
give Navigatio authorities complete

The centralized transit traffic con-
I 1 h f
trol systemea sonmnvo es te use o

adrapafHes Control offic in Ba o
Working on the principal of time and
d the b d h last lot
t istanceds f oca1r sh asdue foircCP 1
ing cor or ea ip al anay
transit. It gives a visud pichTdeule
current an project 1 schedules
rather t an numerical so s

eno t ma ae c traffic board is
still in use in th Marine Traffic con_
trol office at Balboa. This board shows
the position of ships in the Canal an d
is useful mainly for controlling signals
to ships passing through Gaillard Cut.
The Marine Traffic sections in
Balboa and Cristobal are under Capt.
Chester E. Briggs, Jr., Chief of the
Navigation Division and the Port
Captains of Balboa and Cristobal.

Last Week's VisitorS
Miraflores I cks 1, 9

Las Cruces, 10 s 995
Reina Manuelita, 1 trip 22
Transits (2):
Statendam __ 1,130
Ruahine _ _ 510
Grarid Total__ ___ 4,857

December 11, 1964


Page 4

December 18: Balboa Elementary 1
School, 8:45 a.m., school patio; Los
Rios Elementary School, 9 a.m. school
patio; Margarita Elementary school, _
11 a.m., school patio; and Gamboa
Elementary School, 1:30 p.m., Civic '
December 21: Fort Clayton Ele- )
-mentary School interpretative dance
presentation, 8:45 a.m., in the music
December 22: Fort Clayton El-
ementary School, 9:30 a.m., in the
music room; Cocoli Elementary .
School, 10 a.m., in the music room; .
Gatun Elementary School, 10:45 a.m.,
school patio; Coco Solo Elementary
School, 11 a.m., all-purpose room;
and Canal Zone College, 8 p.m., I
College auditorium.
December 23: Ancon Elementary
School, 9 a.m., front steps; and Fort Panama Canal's Distinguished Service Award was presented to Wesley H.
Kobbe Elementary School, 10 a.m., Townsend (above) by Canal Zone Governor Fleming, in a ceremony in the
in the music room. Board Room of the Administration Building attended by all Canal Zone
Bureau Directors and directors of the Engineering and Construction Bureau s
The Christmas music programs in divisions. Mr. and Mrs. Townsend also received individual keys to the locks.
the Latin American schools in the Townsend, retiring after 34 years' Panama Canal service, was commended
Canal Zone will be as follows: for his "exemplary performance of duties as Chief, Surveys Branch. During
his service with the Surveys Branch, he established an enviable record of
December 15: Pedro Miguel E1- technical proficiency and personal dedication to the job. which is a model
ementary School, 10:30 a.m., in the of professional endeavor. He has been a consistent leader in community
cs hool corridor
programs on the Isthmus of Panama.

Townsend Retiring
(Continued from p. 1)
visor of the Topographic Section of
the Surveys Branch during 1960.
He started his scout work early in
1915 in Gatun and since that time
has continuously been active in scout-
ing. He became a Registered Scouter
in 1949.
Townsend has conducted many
training courses and is an active mem-
ber of the Order of the Arrow. He
has received the Silver Beaver AWard,
which is the highest award a Council
can bestow on a Scouter. He was an
active leader in the development of
Las Cruces Trail, and is one of the
originators of the annual cayuco race.
In addition to his work in scouting
and interests in assisting youth activi-

tieU hasbhencanacti memberTof
years as treasurer.
Mr. and Mrs. Townsend will con-
tinue to reside on the Isthmus, and
Mrs. Townsend will continue her
work as a teacher in the Canal Zone
Division of Schools.

in those five emergency situations
listed on page 2.
1. He avoids trying to get his
vehicle back on the road with a quick
wrench of the steering wheel. He
remains calm, takes his foot from the
accelerator, applies the brake lightly,
and continues to roll straight ahead
On the shoulder until the speed is
well reduced. Then when he can do
so safely he slowly pulls back onto
the paved portion of the roadway,
turning the wheels sharply as he
does so.
2. He remains calm, holds the
steering wheel firmly, keeps the
vehicle in his traffic lane and slows
down by using engine compression
and by making intermittent applica-
tions of the brakes. There are times
when it's necessary to accelerate
slightly to gain control immediately
following a blowout. After the vehicle
is under control the expert pulls to
the right, well off the travelled
portion of the highway, and stops.
3. He pulls on his hand brake and
shifts down to let the engine com-
pression slow the vehicle. In a city,
scuffing the right tires against the
curb may help to slow a vehicle
without brakes. Actually, the hand
brake is a holding brake and really

ShOOl USIC ProgramS

vents A Ronna astoan

El Essi Gina, el primero en romper un record de trinsito en el Canal
de PanamA como resultado director de la ventafa del aumento de calado
anunciado en julio Altimo, ha roto ahora su propio record impuesto el
9 de agosto en un trinsito hacia el norte. El Essi Gina transit hacia el
norte el 28 de noviembre con 52,540 toneladas brutes de mineral de
hierro para establecer un nuevo record. El record anterior fue impuesto
por el Essi Gina cuando transit el 9 de agosto con 51,843 toneladas
brutes de m ne 1 de calado, anunciada en julio 61timo por el
Capitin Mortimer J. Prince, USN, Director de Marina del Canal de
PanamA, increments las capacidades de transport de carga de los grades
barcos cargueros por medio de un aumento en el calado permissible en
el agua fresca tropical permitido durante la temporada lluviosa cuando
el nivel del lago es alto.
El increments en la capacidad de transport de carga debido al
aumento en el ealado perm ible de los grades barcos que usan el Canal,
no significa ninguna erogacion adicional a los peajes que los barcos pagan.



Un vocero de la campafia pro Fondo Unido de la Zona del Canal
declare que 6ste afio las donaciones alcanzarin la suma aproximada de
$185,000, pues las contributions ya exceden los $183,000 y a6n Ilegan
alguna matidad total obtenida, $117,000 correspondent a contribuciones
hechas por functionaries del Canal de PanamA. La mayoria de las dona-
ciones consistent en descuentos que empezaran a hacerse efectivos el
1 de enero de 1965, y que correrin durante los 26 periods anuales de

tpo nFsts ign etandqo7inl dinero recibird sino por entregas y el
De modo que no se prev4 medidas encaminadas a asignar el "exce-
dente" obtenido sobre la cantidad fitada como meta. El destiny que
eventualmente se le &6 a ese "excedente" es cuesti6n que corresponded
dcidir al Comit& de Presupuesto y Asignaciones de Partidas que se reunird
oportunamente, despubs de que se recauden todas las sumas. Una vez
ese Comiti consider los resultados de la campaila, hard sus recomen-
daciones al Comith Ejecutivo de la Junta de Depositarios.


Wesley H. Townsend, quien se


e e e a e e
Permit Contacto Verbal nave que arriba, ya sea a Balboa 0
a Crist6bal, para cruzar el Canal, ha
sido acomodada a un patron de trin-
Y OS MUCll0 MS PricilCO sitos acordado 24 horas antes por
uno de los cinco "itinerantes" con ofi-
0 el cinas en el tercer alto del edificio
Por primer vez en medio sigl terminal de Balboa.
Canal de PanamA ensayara un nuevo 1 L t t trab 1 24
sistema para el control clel itinerario os "i ineran es ajan as
de travesias de la ruta interoceAnica, horas, en turns de 8 horas, centra-
que aumentan dia con dia. lizando sus actividacles en la terminal
Como parte del continued esfuer de Balboa.
zo encaminado a ampliar las capaci- Anteriormente los Controladores de
dades del Canal y colocar su funcio- Trificos Maritimos, tanto en Balboa
namiento en condiciones mis c6nso- cuanto en Crist6bal, fijaban el itine-
nas con los mbtodos modernos, la rario de las naves que 11egaban a sus
fijaci6n de itinerario y el control de respectivos puertos Anicamente hasta
travesias de barcos ha quedado cen- Gamboa; en otras palabras, desde el
tralizado en las oficinas del Control punto de anclaje del caso hasta
de Trifico Maritimo de la Divisi6n Gamboa y nada mis. Ese proceed
de Navegaci6n, en Balboa. miento exigia continuas-casi perma-
SerA responsabilidad de los Con- nentes-conferencias entre los Con.
troladores de Trifico Maritimo en troladores a ambos lados del Canal,
los terminals, la fijaci6n de itinerano labor e se iba hacienclo e.
para muellaje, la fijaci6n del per- sivameTe mis dificil, dado progre-
sonal de estibadores y Pricticos re- center n6mero de usuarios del Canal
queridos para el trinsito, asi como 1 b d de 34
determiner e informer sobre cuindo esa arTis an un prome io
estin lists los preparations para la '
travesia. De suerte que operard una El nuevo m6todo, emperor, no pudo
terminal de Control de Trifico Ma- ser implantaclo sino despubs de ins-
ritimo en Crist6bal y una secei6n talarse y probarse debidamente un
mixta cle Terminal y Control de Trd- sistema de comunicaci6n oral por
fico Maritimo con sede en Balboa. radio de alta frecuencia. Este equipo,

p p ,
ofrece contact de dos vias en la fre-
cuencia de 150 megacklos, entre la
oficina de Controladores de Trd-
ficos Maritimos en Balboa y los Pric-
ticos a bordo de cualquier nave en
aguas del Canal. Otro sistema similar,
establece comunicaci6n verbal entre
los Controladores de Trificos Mari-
timos en Balboa 0 Crist6bal y los
PrActicos y el personal en los puertos
respectivos. Los sistemas son inde-
pendientes y reemplazan los de radio
de costa a aboard que utilizaban la
bulliciosa frecuencia de 30 megaci-
clos, de la que no siempre era dable
defender y que fue hallada insatis-
factoria por las autoridades de Nave-
El nuevo sistema centralizado de
controlar el trifico maritime invo-
lucra tambi&n el uso de un tablero
grifico para los itineraries, colocado
en las oficinas de Balboa.
Funcionando sujeto al tempo y
la distancia, el tablero tiene bandas
elAsticas para planear la travesia de
cada nave. Ofrece asi una image vi-
sual del itinerario, seguido y proyec-
tado, en vez del sistema de numerous
y escritura.
(Continda en la pdgina 4)

El Capitin Elmer G. Abbott (foto
en la secei6n inglesa), el primer
civil que es nombraclo Capitin del
Puerto de Balboa en la historic del
Canal de Panami, se retirard del ser-
vicio del Canal de PanamA, este mes.
El y la Sra. Abbott partirin el do-
mingo a bordo del SS Cristdbal
rumbo a Nueva Orleans y luego en
autom6vil clesde alli hasta Virginia
para pasar alli las Navidades..
El Capitin Abbott, que tiene 26
aiios, 4 meses y 26 dias de servicio
continue con la organization del
Canal, fue empleado por Asta el 26

d biadsiiodo apli9 .deH naaeRn
la Grace Line, en la travesia del

2:nheSu p 6n nd
capataz de muelle. Despubs fue capi-
tin de remolcador, y en mayo de
1939, prActico del Canal. Sirvi6 como
prActico en el sector Pacifico hasta
ma bde 1953n Catorce an s espu
designado Ayudante del Capitin del

Puerto en Balboa bajo las 6rdenes
del Capitin H. A. Lincoln, de la
Armada de los Estados Unidos. El 9
de junio de 1963 fue nombrado Capi-
tin del Puerto en Balboa, el cargo
que ostenta al jubilarse.
Durante su servicio con el Canal
de Panami ha visto muchas mejoras
en las operaciones de trinsito en la
I)ivisi6n de Navegaci6n. Estas in-
cluyen el aumento al' doble de la
flota de remolcadores, la moderniza-
ci6n de 1as operaciones de control de
trifico y una gran cantidad de cam-
bios que han surgido en el manejo

ra 6 ima 6 a.en trifico
El Capitin Abbott naci6 en el Area
aBah d nEFr r 86

Bahia de San Francisco donde espera
residir permanentemente despubs de
visitor la parte occidental de los
Estados Unidos.
El Capitin Abbott y su esposa
(Continda en la pdgina 4)

del Canal de PanamA, despubs de
mis de 34 aiios de servicio con el
Canal de Panami, es un Jefe Hono-
rario de los Indios Chocoes de las
Areas de Pequini y el Chagres. Este
honor se le confiri6 hace various aiios
cuando el viajar por esas Areas era
considered un peligro.
"Rojo' es su nombre para los mo-
radores de esas selves de PanamA. El
habla el espaiiol perfectamente y en
sus numerosos v1ajes alas selves
panameilas ha vivid entre esos habi-
tantes. Es una figure familiar por
todos esos contornos y se puede con-
fiar en 41 cuando se le necesita.
Ingres6 en la organizaci6n del
Canal en ulio de 1919, trabajando

est y coamo
rmal er emente ar hsrverde le

Renunci6 en septiembre de 1927 para
completar so educaci6n universitaria.
En julio de 1931 se gradu6 en la
Michigan School of Mines con gracl0
de bachiller en ingenieria mechnica y
fue empleado por el Canal como agr1-
mensor en actubre de 1931. Desde
entonces ha estado empleado conti-
nuamente, recibiendo ascensos y ter-
minando can so nombramiento de
Jefe del Ramo de Topografia el 10
de mayo de 1964.
En diciembre de 1961 fue alabado
por el Ingeniero Disenador por su
parte on el travado y revisado de las
unidades de in subestructura del
Puento Ferry Thatcher. El 2 de enero
de 1961 se le concedid un Certificado
de Prevenci6n de Accidentes Indus-
triales del Canal como reconocimiento
( Continda en la pdgina 4)

:.:e-,- .

Callender reelecto: Presidente de la Guarderia Infantil de Pedro Miguel cn sesi6n celebrada el viernes pasado en
el sal6n de actos de la Escuela Primaria de Paraiso. En la misma sesi6n se eligieron los otros integrates de la
Directiva que qued6 asi: Vicepresidente, Seabert Haynes; Secretarin, Janet Marshall de Campbell; (reelecta) sub-
secretaria, Juliette Garrington; tesorera, Inez D. McKenzie reelectta; vocals: Raymond George y Eric S. Oakley-
En la grifica aparecen (izquierda a derecha) Secundino SAnchez, organizador de la comunidad; Raymond George'
vocal; Julia Adams, president del Comit4 de Programaci6n; Sylvester D. Callender, Presidente de la Guarderia;
Janet Marshall de Campbell, secretariat; Georgina de Young, asesora (Trabaladora Social) y Haynes, de espaldas.


Vo. II N. 5 0 ilosd evco aae oecoMnilVee 1d iimr e16

Implantase Nuevo Sistema de
* *

Control de Maratomo

D sd l am n c r del lunes toda instalado or la com atifa Motorola

NUBVa Teonita

(ggra Rge(jgres
La Division de Sanidad de la Di-
recei6n de Salubridad, que continua-
mente consider los problems del
control de roedores y las t4cnicas para
e ontrolddecesteos pote aldes Crop

la Zona, ha descubierto una nueva

r q7asseaesti usando para
Consist en una cerbatana de
8 pies y un carcaj de 12 pies con
clardos tan finos como agujas en
manos de un expert con mirada de
lince. El tirador se sienta tranquila-
mente sobre a cerca del muro de
ret6n en el Edificio de Administra-
ci6n en Balboa Heights y cuando la
rata sale de un matorral de bamb6
abajo, el dardo es disparado ripida-
mente para una muerte ripida con
un soplido vigoroso. Las recientes
lluvias han acortaclo el tempoo de
caza," pero el joyen tirador sigue en
su puesto. (Vea fotograffa en la
secei6n inglesa).
La Division de Sanidad ha acogido
bien esta adici6n a sus m6todos de
control, ya que los roedores conti-
ndan aumentando en el ambience
tropical y con abundance refugio. El
control de roedores se ha centrali-
ado re dc de nadehi eraat

fueron capturadas con tramps.
Sin embargo, el m4todo principal
para eliminar ratas, ha sido con el
uso de rodenticida anticoagulante
mezelado con marina de maiz. Las
ratas deben comerlo varies veces para
obtener una cantidad sufficient que
cause la muerte.
Aunque existen otros alimentos dis-
ponibles que son preferidos por las
ratas, se necesita una mayor investi-
gaci6n para iniciar un m4todo de
control apropiado.
El joyen tirador de cerbatana es
Ted Snyder, de 13 ailos, hijo del
Sr. y la Sra. R. L. Snyder, de Balboa
Heights. El papA de Ted es un sub-
inspector correas. La cerbatana fue
un regale del hermano de Ted, Bill'
un estudiante de la Universidad de
la Zona del Canal, quien la consigui6
de un cazador de cabezas en Ecuador.

Publicaci6n official del Canal de Pana-
mi. Se autoriza la reproducci6n ya
fuere verbal o escrita de cualquier
cr6nica o noticia aqui aparecida, sin
necesidad de solicited express.

Gob r rTd LZo7a 31%anal
Jefe de la Oficina de Informacida
La informaci6n que se deseare publicar
en el SP1LLWAY debe ser enviada a la
oficina del Jefe de Prensa. Dirigir la
correspondence a PANAlfA CANAL
SPILLWAY, Apartado M, Balboa, Zona
del Canal.

16-Revista de las tropas de la ROTC en Crist6bal. Hora: 11 a.m.
17-Concierto de Navidad (vocal) por la Banda y el Coro de la
Escuela Secundaria de Balboa en su auditorio. Hora:

8 p.m.
17-Mitsica de Navidad en la Escuela Secundaria de Crist6bal
alas 7:30 p.m.
22-Concierto de Navidad de la Universidad de la Zona del
Canal. Auditorio alas 8 de la noche.
24-Nochebuena. Celebraci6n de diversas ceremonies tipicas que
se observan en visperas de Navidad, tanto en passes de

origin hispano cuanto en los n6rdicos. Peregrinaje pr'iblico
a los temples y por called de la ciudad para admirer los

pintorescos "Nacimientos." (Escenas biblicas -de Bel6n y
del Santo Pesebre.) A1gunas Areas residenciales adornan
sus called, plazas y sardines en forma muy vistosa y digna
de admirarse. Medianoche: Misa del Gallo.


unreoles 18 Five Bold Women andPhnoOfTeReMruNOS W


Edmund L. Topping, Archivero de la Direcci6n de Personal en Anc6n, Ileva ya 24 afios laborando con la orga-
nizaci6n del Canal de PanamA, todos en la misma direcei6n. Toppin esti encargado de archivar las tarietas de
todo el personal que trabaja con el Canal de PanamA, lo mismo que papeles relacionados con los empleados y con-
testa el telifono, como aparece en la fotograffa, para suministrar informaciones que le solicitan las distintas
direcciones de la organizaci6n. Naci6 en Panamb donde reside y es soltero.

Edilma M. de Rodriguez, Oficinista-
Mecan6grafa del Ramo de Salarios y
Clasificaci6n de la Direcei6n de Per-
sonal en Anc6n, ingres6 a la organi-
zaci6n del Canal de PanamA en enero
de 1963. Ella hace trabafo de oficina
y de mecanograffa, adembs de archt"
var. Antes de comenzar a trabajar con
la organization del Canal, la Sra. de
Rodriguez labor durante 2 anos en
la plant electrical de la Compania
Panameiia de Fuerza y Luz en San
Francisco de la Caleta, Panama.
Curs6 studios primaries y secunda-
rios en escuelas de la Zona del Canal
y contrafo matrimonio con Olmedo
Rodriguez N. el 20 de junio de este
afio. Sus pasatiempos son la lecture
y el teatro.

10 p.m. only
Bal Tabarin
Qub Rico el Mambo and
Tania la Bella Bestia
Soldier In The Rain

Soldier In The Rain

A Distant Trumpet

Guns Don't Argue and
City After Midnight

The Prize
Five Bold Women and
War Of The Colossal Beast
The Bacchantes

The Long Ships

Domingo 13 _

The Long Ships

Diciernbre 11, 1964

Pilgina 2

Gente en la NVoticia

10:00-Todo por la Patria
10:30-Hombres C61ebres
10:45-Silvese Quien Pueda
11:30-Cita Informal
12:00-Reprise: Novela Semanal
0 F t San rtin de Porres
4:30-Desde el Hip6dromo
-MsCo end aSilente
8:00-E saonnzane
1 -Rulta 16
11:30-Titeres y C6micas
12:25-Yo quiero a Lucy
12:51-Carrousel Hipico y Deportive
12:55-Informativo del Mediodia
1:15-Novela Semanal
4:00- Documental
4:30-La cocina en TV
5:00-Novela de las 5
5:30- San Martin de Porres
6:00-Serie de Aventuras
6:30-La Ley del Rev6lver
7:30-Aventuras de Rin TinTin
8:00-Kraft Musical
9:00-Novela de las 9
9:30-Los Intocables
10:30-Teatro Franc6s
11:00-El Mundo al Vuelo
11:30-Titeres y C6micas
12:25- Cindido Pbrez
12:51-Carrousel Hipico y Deportivo
12:55-Informative del Mediodia
1:15-Novela Semanal
De i n TV
5:00-Novela de Ias 5
5:30- San Martin de Porres
6:00-Serie de Aventuras
6:30-El PAjaro Loco
7:30-Estudio Pepsi
8:00-La Hora Continental
9:00-Novela de las 9
9:30-Los Defensores
10:30-La Cuerda Floja
11:00-El Mundo al Vuelo
11:30-Titeres y C6micas
12:25-Randall el Justiciero
12:51- Carrousel Hipico y Deportive
14 nforma is dellMediodia
4 00- Documental
Na c adne s V
ani Mdamrt 9es

Elo r io Exacto
8 00 C6micos y Candones
ev de Ias 9
1 Dirta ae Muerte
11:00-El MundUEVESlo

11:30-Titeres y C6micas
12:25-Pete y Gladys
12:51-Carrousel Hipico y Deportive
12:55-Informativo del Mediodia
1: N el Semanal
N veet ae12s
6:00-Serie de Aventurns
IM s al Nor-Oeste
8 Na HIoara de Orange Crush
9:00-Novela de Ias 9
ck P IIDesconocida
11:00-El Mundo al Vuelo
11:30-Titeres y C6micas
12:25-Viendo a Biondi
anouS HIS oMedDe rtivo
I el.1aSemanal
De i n TV
Na ea n e5Porres
6 00 Serie de Aventuras
6 N ias
ny teed

1 : u o al Vuelo
11:30-Titeres y C6micas
12:25-Rev6lver a la Orden
12:51-Carrousel Hipico y Deportive
1 I orm vodel Msedi dia
1:30-Los Expertos Contestan
2:00-Reprisb: Novela de las 5
5 u nTI TVlevito
6:00-Seric de Aventuras
6:30-Programa Especia
7 N( ri enda Corte
8:00-Perry Mason
9:00-Las Enfermeras
10:00-El Mundo al Vuelo

11:30-Documental .
12:00-Peless que hideron historsa
12:30-Show del Mediodia
2:00-Cine en su casa
-FI oEstrellitas
5 00-Carnaval de Cartones
--Ecatro ominical
7:00-Intraga en Hawaii
8:00-EldE3p etilo MAs Grande


11:30-Carnaval de Cartones
12:15-El Fabricante de Noticias
12:45- Noticias
1:00-Show de la Una
2:00-Tardes Filmicas
3:30-Reportajes Mundiales
4:00-Teleteatro de las 4
5:30-Los Amiguitos de Roblin
6:30- Noticias
7:00-El Niiio del Circo
7:30-Mister Ed
8:00- El Detective Millonario
9:00-Foro de Opini6n


11:30-Carnaval de Cartones
12:15-El Fabricante de Noticias
1 tici7e la Una
2:00- Tardes Filmicas
3:30-Reportajes Mundiales
4:00-Teleteatro de las 4
5:30-Los Amiguitos de Roblin
7:00-Show de Donna Reed
7:30-Fuego de Juventud
8:00-El Fugitivo
9:00-La Marina de McHale
9:30-El Abogado Audaz


11:30-Carnaval de Cartones .
Elo abrxcante de Noticans
1:00- Show de la Una

3: 0- aem la idles

6:3300-N jmiguitos de Roblin
7:00-Buggs Bunny
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11:30-Carnaval de Cartones
I g-Nioticiase in una
2:00- Tardes Filmicas
3:30-Reportajes Mundiales
(-- elset at? te la e Roblin
6 EloNee Ide
7 30-Show Internacional
"ts y Juicio
10 15-Teleteatro


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I e la Una

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4:00 Teleteatro de las 4
6: 0- N 1 miguitos de Roblin

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11:30-Carnaval de Cartones
12:15-El Fabricante de Noticias
I r ma Femenino
1:30-Tardes Filmicas
3:00-Sarno de Tevedos
00-C r 5od C t4nes
6:30- Noticias
ndM toeyd Br es
8:00-Ben Casey
9:00-Rumbo a lo Desconocido

En Su Pantalla

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3 At.A .. . : -: -5-3
Obreros de mantenimiento erigen la
malla protectors detrbs del "home
plate" del diamante de Paraiso.

(()00 8V65 Sobre

d a r *
E ucacion Fisica
Veintis6is educadores asistieron al
seminario de aprender, realizando
que fue el tema principal desarrollado
en el gimnasio de la primaria de
Anc6n con la participaci6n de perso-
nal de las escuelas estadounidenses,
encargados de recreo y actividades
El prop6sito de esos c6nclaves pe-
ri6dicos es el de familiarizar al per-
sonal encargado de educaci6n fisica
elemental con t4cnicas uniformed
de ensefianza, someter otras a prueba
y realizar un analysis critic de los

sonL d em o be
el Mar Caribe y el Cauca, el Caqueta
(tributario del Amazonas), el Meta 9
el Putumayo.

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Nuevo tablero de anotaciones de aluminio erigido en el campo de juegos de
Paraiso dentro del plan de mejoras instaurado por la Secci6n de Eduffsica
de la Divisi6n de Escuelas.


Pagilla 3

Diciembre 11, 1964

El Dr. Gale, dice el articulo, ha
estado "coleccionando" desde que era
un muchacho en Ashland, Oreg6n.
Dijo que comenz6 con una variedad
de culebras, pero cuando comenza-
ron a movers libremente por la casa,
so madre 10 hizo cambiar a pijaros.

Desde este comienzo prosigui6
laasta conseguir su doctorado en me-
dicina veterinarian en la Universidad
del Estado de Washington y uno en
salubridad pilblica de la Universidad
de Tulane en Nueva Orleans. El prac-
tic6 esto privadamente en Los Ange-
les y Cavina, sirvi6 como consultor
en el Parque Zool6gico Griffith y en
1959 se convirti6 en veterinario del
condado de Los Angeles. Vino a la
Zona del Canal en 1960. Su raz6n
para partir, dijo al periodista, fue
torque en Balboa podia especiali-
zarse solamente en animals centro-
americanos, 10 cual era limitado.

Ahora, dice 61, "estoy en posici6n
de combiner mi vocaci6n con mi pa-
satiempo. Y cualquiera que pueda
hacer eso es un hombre con suerte."

Una larga entrevista con el Dr.
Nathan B. Cale, antiguo veterinario
con la Divisi6n de Medicina Vete-
rinaria del Canal de PanamA, quien
renunci6 su posici6n para convertirse
en el nuevo subdirector del Gran Zoo-
16gico de Los Angeles, ha sido publi-
cada en el diario Los Angeles Times.
Al explicar la fauna ex6tica que
se le ha unido desde que 11eg6 a Los
Angeles, el Dr. Gale dijo al periodista
di nTC ta 1 ."como una colec-
Aparentemente se encuentra casi
en el mismo ambience que cuan o es-
taba en la Zona del Canal, ya que
una fotografia con el articulo lo
muestra con dos eachorros de ocelote.
Cuando residia aqui, un eachorro de
ocelote se encontraba por lo general
entre sus animals dombsticos.
Parindose ante una variedad de
culebras venenosas de coral en el
Gran Zool6gico de Los Angeles, se-
fial6 que "usted puede encontrar
cosas como Astas debajo de su casa
despubs de una fuerte lluvia. [Y sin
que le cueste nada!"

Los miembros del Friendship Club
se reunieron, recientemente, para ce-
lebrar el segundo aniversario del Club
de Empleados Federales no estado-
unidenses y para rendir tribute a uno
de sus miembros.
Frank V. Burke fue honrado por
su destacada labor en favor de sus
compaileros de trabajo. Sus muchas
actuaciones destacadas como traba-
jador social y su espiritu de amistad
le hicieron acreedor del primer lugar
en el Cuadro de Honor del club.
Entre las realizaciones de Burke
estin el arreglo de paseo en lancha
y giras educativas en la Zona del
Canal y el arreglo de conferences
por prominentes cindadanos y profe-
sionales. Burke es uno de los funda-
dores del Club de Ayuda Mutua de
Paraiso que auspici6 la instalaci6n de
una placa en Paraiso honrando a los
panameiios que ofrendaron sus vidas
en los campos de batalla de Corea.
Tambi6n es responsible de mu-

chas actividades humanitarian duran-
te 6pocas de desastres. Burke es
tambi6n el fundador de la primer
biblioteca escolar en Chilibre.
El Sr. Peter Chen actu6 como
Maestro de Ceremonias durante el
program. La invocaci6n y la ben-
dici6n fueron impartidas por el Rev.
Aurelio A. Dawkin. El orador invi-
tado en la ceremonial fue C&spedes
Burke, Director de la Escuela de
Comercio Pan-Ecletic. La Srta. Luisa
Jones hizo la presentaci6n del miem-
bro distinguido.
Prominentes lideres de la comuni-
dad asistieron al program de ani-
versario del Friendship Club. Los
prop6sitos y objetivos del club son
fomenter la amistad entre todos los
empleados, crear un mejor entendi-
miento de democracy a trav6s de
conferences e instrucciones ofrecidas
por lideres prominentes de la comu-
nidad y prestar ayuda cuando se

Cuadrilla de mantenimiento se afana para preparer debidamente el dia-

Gordon, Leonora
Johnson Albert
Johnson, June
Sealed, Thyra
Springer, Elena
Daniel, Linda
HernAndez, Eugenia
Jackson, Edna
Melsar, Jos4
Murdock, Ronaldo
Sandoval, Rubin
Alle Eilee
Coo Antonio
Ellington, Federico
Murrain, Luis
Olton, Ronaldo
Brown, Eduardo
Castillo, David
Jackman, JuliAn
Reece, Patricia
Douglas, Rogelio
Francis, Sandra
Cox, Rogelio
Millett, Eleonor
Sainted, Carl
Fyffe, Bernard

Callender, Patricia
Cox, Rosalia

Delgado, Francisco
Tivey, Carlos
Brown, Roberto
Dixon, Dionisio
Best, Paul
Joshua, Victor
Lowe, Roberto
Robinson, Enrique
Bailey, Carmen
Green, Eric
Bonnick, Ronaldo
Hinds, Victor
Holder Janice



Singh, Esmeralda
Best, Marcia
Blades, Ida
Clark, Eleonor
Francis, Janet
Hinojoza, Novencida
Hogan, Sonia
Johnson, Alicia
McKenzie, Vilma
Moreno, Delfina
Williams, Donna
Williams, Marcella

oury, Alexander GRADO 9
th, Carmen Wade, Carmelita
th, Marcia Crawford, Irene
ke, Vilma Cox, Yolanda
y, Jean Bushell, Lois
d, Diana Bonmck, Cecilia
Hernandez, Eleuterio
GRADO 10 Ford, Alfred
cett, Ellis Sandoval, Rogelio
can, Diana Frank, Sealey
nell, Maxine A. Spencer, Xenia
tinez Carlos Holder, Sandra

Sainted, Clemente
Small, Charita

ealo a
Dyar, Emilia
Lloyd, Basilio

Martinez, Argelis

Castillo, Josefina
Clarke, Harold


Reuniose Club "LFriendship"


CURTtO Periodo de Calificaciones
Hinds, Ricardo
Warren, Ferdinand


hidi d* IB@?

El Buen Postre

Un libro de postures escrito en
espailol por Brittmarie Janson
Pedreschi, Gufa de la Zona del
Canal, y que Ileva por titulo
"El Buen Postre," saldrd a la luz
p6blica el 15 de diciembre en
la ciudad de Panamb.
El libro, que contiene los pos-
tres bbsicos panameiios y norte-
americanos, fue escrito para la
Federaci6n de Damas Catblicas
de PanamA. Todo lo que se re-
caude ir& a un fondo establecido

parea p ramas vocacionales de

Cierre de Planas

nesC kot Ma d a
Ailo Nuevo el cierre p nas
para las medicines del SPILLWAY
correspondents a esas semanas
ha tenido que ser adelantado.
El material para ser insertado
en la entrega del 24 de diciembre
debe estar en la redaccidn, a mis
tardar, el viernes 18 en la tarde.

315emdi b e ee c
tregado en la tarde del fueves 24.
Solamente material may urgente
podria ser aceptado hasta el medio
dia del lunes correspondiente.
Envie material por correo al
M, Balboa Heights, Canal Zone.

Frank A. Castles, superintendent de la Divisi6n de Escuelas de la Zone
del Canal entrega el trofeo al ganador de las 25 yards, estilo libre, para
menores de 10 afios, Donaldo Logan, de Rainbow City. Ocup6 el segundo
lugar, Ricardo Brathwaite, tambidn de Rainbow City, y el tercero, Orlando
Watson, de Paraiso.

00NOLUYE OTRO CURSO *Este Arbolito es

DE PRIMEROS AUXLIOS Inter nacional.'

. -----

William H. Cordon, de Paraiso, un
empleado de la Divisi6n de Dragas
que es' un instructor voluntario en el
Curso Uniforme de Primeros Auxi-
lios, ha terminado la instrucci6n de
Otro curso de primeros auxilios.
Treinta y dos voluntaries de Parai-
so y Pedro Miguel completaron el
curso de 12 horas y recibirin certi-
ficados de la Defensa Civil y tarjetas
de la Cruz Roja Nacional Americana.
Los que recibirin los certificados y
tarjetas son: Claudette Allen, Delcina
Alexander, Jean Benjamin, Delfina de
Blain, Edward N. Brown, Eduardo N.
Brown, Rosita Bynoe, Marva N.
Bynoe, Gladys L. B. de Cox, Winston
Franklin Davis, Ethlyn B. Fray, Ri-
cardo A. Foster, Laraine H. Grimes,
Myrtle M. Gordon, Lillian R. Gibson,
Dellereter A. Haughton, Yolanda
Johnson, Lucille Jamieson, Marva
Johnson, Gloria A. Jordan, Gloria E-
Lord, Inez D. McKenzie, Andora
Myrie, Orlando Myrie, Ruth Miller,
Myrtle Nelson, Marva McQueen,
Judith M. Steele, Doris Spooner,
Mildred A. White, Gabriel Villeda y
Lesma Robinson-

180%0 J SU 00HjHIt0

1008748 $81~1888 J2
Lucho Azcirraga y su Conjunto
aparecerdn mailana en un progra-
ma especial de Navidad en el
Centre de Servicios Comunales de
Balboa. Tocardn por 2 horas em.
La mdsica del popular orga_
nista panameno ha ganado enorme

P~gina 4


Diciembre 11, 1964

El aire se puebla de ecos de villan-
cicos al acercarse la Navidad de 1964.
Ya aver se ofreci6 el primero de dos
recitals en la escuela secundaria de
Balboa y otros dos presentados en la
mailana y en la tarde en la Escuela
Primaria de Rainbow City. Esta noche
alas 7:30 la Escuela Intermedia de
Diablo Heights ofrece so concerto
anual de Navidad.
El program de mdsica navidefia
de las escuelas latinoamericanas de la
Zona del Canal ha quedado acordado
15. Pri ae e e guel: 10:30

16. Primaria e Intermedia de Santa
Cruz: 10:30 a.m. en el gimna-

s n eSn ms itinuev
1:30 de la tarde y en el gim-
nasio de Paraiso alas 8 de
la noche.
17. Primaria de Paraiso: 1:30 p.m.
en el Sal6n de Actividades.
18. Intermedia de Paraiso: 2:30 p.m.
en el gimnasio.
Intermedia y Secundaria de Rain-
bow City alas 7:30 de la
noche en su gimnasio.
El program de m6sica de Navidad
Edado p 1 escuelasCestada

17. Primaria de Diablo Heights: 9
a.m. en el aula de Mbsica.
Intermedia y secundaria de Cris-
t6bal: 7:30 p.m. en el audi-
Secundaria de Balboa: 8 p.m. en
el edificio de actividades,
18. Primaria de Balboa: 8:45 a.m.
en el patio del planted.
Primaria de Los Rios: 9 a.m. en
el patio del planted.
Primaria de Margarita: 11 a.m.
en el patio del plantel.

Primiaria CCamboa 10-30 del
21. Primaria del Fuerte Clayton:
Danzas interpretativas, 8:45
a.m. en el aula de m6sica.
22. Primaria del Fuerte Clayton:

Pr :3 a. en el aula de mdsica.
el aula de mdsica.
Primaria de Cat6n: 10 a.m. en el
patio del planted.
Primaria de Coco Solo: 11 a.m.
en el sal6n de actos.
Universidad de la Zona del
Canal: 8 p.m. en el auditorio.
23. Primaria de Anc6n: 9 a.m. esca-

Pril ra ele ed Kobbe: 10
a.m. en el aula de mdsica.

El Consejo de Muchachas Guias
de la Zona del Canal presentard el
Arbol Internacional de Navidad el
12 de diciembre, de 3 a 5 de la tarde,
frente a la Escuela Primaria de
El Arbol Internacional de Navidad
es un event anual y es auspiciado'
por las Muchachas Guias de PanamA,
las Muchachas Gufas Internacionales
y el Consejo de Muchachas Guias de
la Zona del Canal. SerA presentado
un program y el pdblico esti
Se cantarin villancicos de Navi-
dad en ingl6s y espatiol. Todas Ias
tropas de Muchachas Guias tomarin
parte en el program y proporcio-
narin los adornos para arreglar el
Arbol. El punto culminate del pro-
grama seri cuando el Arbol sea
El comity que esti arreglando el
program esti integrado por cinco
j6venes de cada una de las organiza-
ciones. La president es la Sra.
Kenneth Rehg, de Fuerte Clayton.

(Viene de la pdgina 1)
Eleanor 11egarin a Nueva Orleans el
17 de diciembre y viajarin desde esa
ciudad en autom6vil hasta la resi-
dencia de su hijo y nuera, el Capitin
Richard C. Abbott, de la Fuerza
Abrea de los Estados Unidos, y su
esposa, en Falls Church, Virginia.
El Capitin Richard Abbott esti labo-
rando en el Pentigono con la Fuerza
El Capitin Abbott y su esposa visi-
tarin a su hijo y su nuera, ya tres
nietos durante los dias de Navidad,
y luego irAn a San Petersburgo, donde
permanecerin hasta la primavera.
Entonces planean viajar al Area de la
Bahia que rodea San Francisco antes
de fijar su residencia permanent.
El Capitin Abbott y su esposa han
sido objeto de varies fiestas de des-
pedida antes de su partida del Istmo.
La Sra. Abbott estuvo active en
01 Club Interamericano de Mujeres y
en laborers de las Damas del Canal
de PanamA por muchos afios.

S e eroxo ero

Fue Encontrado...
Articulos que sus duefios perdieron
en el edificio 19 de Corozal durante
la Feria Comercial Pro Fondo Unido
de la Zona del Canal y que han sido
encontrados pueden ser reclamados
en las oficinas del Servicio de Guias
de la Zona del Canal en las Esclusas
de Miraflores de 9 de la mailana a 5
de la tarde.
Entre esos articulos figuran: un
sweater de mujer; cortina de ducha
color amarillo; carter plistica de
niflo; falda de jersey plisada; blusa
estampada y un par de zapatos de

(Viene de la pdgina 1)
El antiguo tablero magn6tico adn
se emplea en las oficinas de Balboa.
Sefiala iste la posici6n de las naves
en el Canal y es Atil primordialmente
para controlar las sefiales a naves
que navegan por el corte de Gaillard.
Las secciones de Trificos Mari-
timos de Balboa y de Crist6bal estin
bajo el Capitin Chester E. Briggs, Jr.,
Jefe de la Divisi6n de Navegaci6n y
y de Crist6bal respectivamente.


:: '8
Limpiando un regulator de voltage con un soplete, aparece Vernon J. Max-
well, Ayudante Electricista en la Planta de Energia E14ctrica de Madden.
Maxwell Ileva ya 10 alios trahajando con la organization del Canal de
PanamA y reside en Santa Cruz con su esposa y sus cinco hijos.

aceptacidn rebasando los limited
Cambios Direccionales istmeifos para esparcirse por el
dmbito continental.
Efects'lan en Margarita
A partir del 16 de diciembre sera / ROJO TOWNSEND
establecido un sistema de una via en .
el Centre de Servicios Comunales de .. (Viene de la pdgina 1)
El trinsito que se dirige al Centro ** a sus satisfactorios esfuerzos de pre-
de Servicios Comunales de Margarita venci6n de accidents como inspector
entrari al Area usando el camino mis de la Secei6n Topogrifica del Ramo
cercano al Almacin de Margarita. m" de Topografia durante 1960.
La entrada al lote de estaciona- Inici6 su trabajo de exploraci6n en
miento frente al Centro de Servicios 1915 en Gatin y desde entonces ha
Comunales de Margarita seri por la .4. estado active continuamente en la
via de access opuesta a la entrada del ( . ( exploraci6n. Se convirti6 en Explo-
Centro de Servicios Comunales. h. rador Registrado en 1949.
Se colocarin letreros y se marcard
el pavimento para ayudar a los auto- 1. Townsend ha dirigido muchos cur-
movilistas. La policia de la Zona del sos de adiestramiento y es miembro
Canal estard en servicio tambi6n para active de la Orden de la Flecha. Ha
ayudar a los automovilistas. 3 1 recibido el Premio del Castor de
Este cambio en el sistema de trin- Plata, el premio mis alto que un
sito en el Centro de Servicios Comu- Consejo puede conferir a un Explo
nales de Margarita fue arreglado por / rador.

mie io IM op raci6npd o e Ge ea% hark,6 In-ofesor dde 1 Esacuela bSeTdana delP ra lo t sel res i ed ylsu oa uoa
Zona del Canal y representantes de la categoria abierta, durante el torneo anual intercomunal de nataci6n en If send seguird so trabajo como maestra
Direcei6n de Ingenieria y Construc- Piscina de Paraiso. En segundo lugar qued6 Antonio Rowland, de Rainbow en la Divisi6n de Escuelas de la Zona
ci6n del Canal de PanamA. City, a la izquierda, y tercero Ruperto Maynard, de Parafso, del Canal.

Castles Entresa TroFeo


Un servicio especial de autobuses
en los dias de fiesta esti siendo pro-
porcionado por la Canal Zone Bus
Service en la Zona del Canal.
Existe un servicio express diaria-
mente a Paraiso, Pedro Miguel y
Gamboa con un servicio especial de
autobuses entre Paraiso y Gamboa y
entre Pedro Miguel y Paraiso.

autUbu irod e oe Ici d meo
y el 31 de diciembre para Paraiso,
Pedro Miguel, Gamboa, el Fuerte
Kobbe y el Fuerte Clayton.

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