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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: July 2, 1965
Frequency: biweekly[jan. 6, 1984-1999]
weekly[ former -dec. 23, 1983]
biweekly
regular
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Subjects / Keywords: Periodicals -- Canal Zone   ( lcsh )
Periodicals -- Panama Canal (Panama)   ( lcsh )
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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: VID00517
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
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Resource Identifier: oclc - 02582102
lccn - 83642750
issn - 0364-8044
 Related Items
Preceded by: Spillway
Succeeded by: Faro (Balboa, Panama)

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THE PANAMA CANAL




Spill*way


Gift of the Panamu Canal Museum



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Vol. IV, No. 2 50 Years of Service To World Commerce Friday, July 2, 1965


DARIEN GAP LAST LINK


Highway Changing


Nations' Economy


In the jungle that extends between
Panama and Colombia an army of
engineers and topographers is trying
to bridge the Darien Gap, the major
obstacle to the termination of the
Panamerican Highway. When this
study of exploration and localization
is concluded, and construction work
proceeds on this section, which still
will take some years, the Americas
will be connected and Latin America
will be linked by a modern highway
of some 15,000 kilometers, from the
United States-Mexico boundary to
Argentina. The capitals of all the
countries of Central and South
America then will be truly united.
The idea of uniting the Americas
began with the dream of a railroad
in 1880, but this idea was abandoned
in favor of a highway whose con-
struction was started in 1930. During
the next decade notable progress was
made. The Second World War stimu-
lated interest in this highway, and at
the present time only a section of
some 700 kilometers is unfinished.
Now the highway is not considered
as a single avenue of communication,
but as the nucleus of a vast network
of 45,000 kilometers of highways
that form the Panamerican highway
system.
The Latin American fanners, prob-
ably, are the ones who have bene-
fited most through use of this great
highway system.
Where the Panamerican Highway
is the principal transportation artery,
tributary roads connect formerly
almost inaccessible farm regions with
the highway. New improvements
have been introduced in these areas
and new centers of population have


been established, the access roads
benefiting the farmers by enabling
them to expand their markets and
obtain better prices for harvests. New
farm industries also have been devel-
oped and contribute materially to
obtaining foreign exchange.
In Mexico, for example, the citrus
industry owes its prosperity to the
Panamerican Highway, since most of
the citrus fruits are grown along this
highway to Monterrey. In Guate-
mala, areas that formerly were com-
pletely isolated are being opened. In
the high altitudes along the high-
way, wheat is becoming a com-
mercial commodity, transported to
market by trucks. In the eastern sec-
tion of the highway, near El Salva-
dor, coffee and sugarcane are cul-
tivated extensively.
In the past 5 years, Panama also
has developed its citrus industry in
the Boquete area, where a road con-
nected with the Panamerican High-
way permits shipment of the fruit to
Panama City for sale in the Canal
Zone, or for export to the Far East
and to Europe.
Honduras, whose principal market
is the densely populated Republic
of El Salvador, had suffered for years
the lack of communications and the
country's fruits and vegetables were
transported to the border on mule-
back. Today trucks transport the
produce from Honduras to El Salva-
dor over the highway.
Nicaragua recently started an
extensive irrigation project along the
Panamerican Highway, for the grow-
ing of bananas for export and rice
for domestic consumption.


Cuna Indian points way through jungle to Bureau of Public Roads official
Herbert Friel (left) and Congressman James C. Wright, of Texas.


And Levels of Lakes Are ST1


The rainy season officially came
to the Isthmus the first days of May,
but not enough rain has fallen to
date to raise the lake levels any
where near the levels last year at
this time. So long as the lakes stay
low, the draft limitations are low.
In view of the continued fall of
the Gatun Lake level, the maximum
tropical fresh water draft restriction
that went into effect May 27 has
been revised to a still lower draft.
Effective July 5, vessels arriving at
the Panama Canal for transit will be


limited to a maximum tropical fresh
water draft of 35 feet, Capt. C. E.
Briggs, Jr., USN, Chief of the Canal's
Navigation Division, has announced.
He pointed out that it is predicted
that the Gatun Lake level during
this period will be dropping from 82
feet 6 inches to 82 feet.
Gatun Lake level on July 5 last
year was 86.08 feet and Madden
Lake was at 227.45 on July 5, 1964.
Madden Lake right now is at the
218.07 foot level.
The lowest July level at Gatun


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Monument on Cuna Indian reservation on Upper Bayano River. James
C. Wright (right) with Indian guide.


Draft ... In W ater, a Breeze,

Or Maybe Suds from a Tap?


What's draft to you? To some it's
beer from a tap instead of a bottle or
can. It also may be a sketch, or an
outline of a drawing, a written order
for payment of money, a method of
recruiting soldiers, a stream of cold
air, or several other things.
To merchant shippers and the
Panama Canal draft is the depth of
a ship's keel below the surface of
the water.
Just as there are different kinds of
vessels to carry different kinds of
cargo, or combinations of cargo, ships
carrying this cargo require different
ship characteristics.
The Panama Canal is more inter-
ested in the draft of a vessel for
depth of water purposes than it is
for freeboardd" (the distance from
the water line to the deck) purposes
because the depth of the Canal varies
with the season of the year. When
lake level conditions permit, 39 feet
is the maximum allowable draft in
fresh water at the deepest point of
the vessel's submergence. This draft
is allowed ships which have transited
successfully at 38 feet 6 inches, and
whose hull conformation permits
passage through the locks at this
draft. These ships are usually 700 to
850 feet in length with beams of 97
to 102 feet.
One of the most important phases

TLL Low
Lake was 81.78, recorded the first
part of July 1957. Lake levels were
established in 1912 at Gatun Lake,
but the Gatun Lake waters didn't go
above the 80-foot level until July
1914.
The Panama Canal's hydrographer
notes that Gatun and Madden Lakes
were at a high level last year by the
1st of July, but heavy rains in 1964
had started about May 22. "Those
rains put a lot of water into the
lakes," he said, "and that's what
we're hoping for this year."


of the Navigation Division's work is
making sure that ships transiting the
Panama Canal are safely loaded
according to rules and regulations of
the Panama Canal, and making sure
they are not over their draft allow-
ance. Vessels with excess draft are
required to correct this, usually by
pumping out water, sometimes by
unloading or shifting cargo or fuel.
The Plimsoll mark, an insignia of
(Continued on p. 4)


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Champion swim form is displayed by George Ateek, a star of the swimming
class for 4-year-old pupils at the Balboa Swimming Pool. Looking on with
admiration is one of his contemporaries, Ann Mattas. The instructor trainee
is Greg Chodakowski, of Panama City, who attends Canal Zone College
and participates in the Canal Zone physical education program for teaching
experience. Swimmer George is a son of Mr. and Mrs. George Ateek, of
Balboa. His dad is a manager in the Panama Canal retail stores.


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Pacific Side
4th on 5th
Independence Day activities on
the Pacific side of the Isthmus
have been rescheduled for Mon-
day, July 5, Celebration Com-
mittee Chairman Tom McManus
announced earlier this week.
All activities on the Atlantic
side remain scheduled for July 4.
No changes in time or date for the
celebration are planned on the
Atlantic side, according to an
assurance by Chairman Tom
Sellers.
The Pacific side parade and
patriotic exercises are scheduled
at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m., respec-
tively, but on Monday instead of
Sunday. Col. Harold R. Parfitt,
new Lieutenant Governor of the
Canal Zone, will be the featured
speaker at the patriotic exercises.
Other changes in the program
have been announced in the press
and over SCN.



Safe Boating

Films Booked

On SCN-TV
Would you like to know more
about boats and boating? In observ-
ance of National Safe Boating Week,
July 4-10, SCN television, in cooper-
ation with the Panama Canal organi-
zation Safe Boating Week Com-
mittee, will present a series of motion
pictures provided by the American
Red Cross and the U.S. Coast Guard
on the safe operation of boats. Boat-
owners and prospective boatowners
will find this series of value.
On Sunday, July 4, at 4:10 p.m.
the U.S. Coast Guard's 16-minute
film "Courtesy Afloat" will be pres-
ented. This film is for all boatmen,
but particularly for those who oper-
ate boats less than 26 feet in length,
so often moved by trailer to the point
of use. Safety as well as courtesy is
one of the major themes of the film,
(Continued on p. 4)








THE PANAMA CANAL SPILLWAY


July 2, 1965


Capt. E. B. Rainier, Port Captain, Cristobal (center), looks on as Capt. C. E. Briggs, Jr., USN, Chief, Navigation
Division, presents Mrs. Bertha B. Brown, Accounts-Maintenance (Typing) Clerk with a quality step increase
award for her "high degree of efficiency and accuracy . (and) her willingness and exceptional ability to learn
quickly." Since returning to the position of Accounts-Maintenance Clerk in November 1963 (she formerly held
that position in 1960), Mrs. Brown has revised the system of supply issue and has carried an unusually heavy
workload without the necessity of working overtime.



$22,050 Awarded to Employees



In Two Ceremonies on Isthmus


Sixty-three outstanding perform- Heights, and the other at the Mar-
ance certificates and an equal num- garita Service Center. In dollars, the
ber of superior performance certifi- awards to the 126 employees totaled
cates, each accompanied by a check, $22,050.
were presented Panama Canal em- Canal Zone Gov. Robert J. Flem-
ployees in two ceremonies, one at ing made the presentation of the
the Administration Building, Balboa awards. Eighty-nine of the employees


BLOOD BANK HONOR ROLL


GORGA
OFFICE OF THE
COMPTROLLER
Robert S. Bowen
Charles McArthor
Norbert H. McCauley
Claudius McNish
MARINE BUREAU
Jos6 V. Avalos
Billy D. Bell
Wilfred A. Campbell
Constant N. Claveu
Alfred E. Farrell
Arturo Jim6nez
Yane Leves
Narcisco L6pez
Robert McConaughy
Guido E. Mora
Alrick L. Nelson
William Torbert
Joseph Quintal
Zacarias Reluz
Zoilo Rodriguez
Roland Rosinski
Alfred Simonsson
Miguel Vargas
ENGINEERING AND
CONSTRUCTION BUREAU
Charles A. Alexander
B. Banks
Charles M. Brandl
Richard D. Brown
Frank Cambridge
Gerardo Cosca
Jocelyn DeCosta
John B. Farrow
Aristides G6mez
Maurice E. Grandison
William Greenidge
Pablo E. Guti6rrez


MARINE BUREAU
Clyde Ausein
A. J. Cole
William Grant
Robert Kinag
Herbert Lynton
Willes Mitchell
Joseph Quintal
Egbert Robinson
Oscal Spalding
Henry Watson

TRANSPORTATION AND
TERMINALS BUREAU
Selwyn 0. Brown
Jos6 Ceballos
SUPPLY AND COMMUNITY
SERVICE BUREAU
Walter Clarke
Jos6 De Silva
Rail Ortiz


NS IHOSPI


ITAL
Menelio HernAndez C.
Norberto Herrera L.
Ren6 Ibarra C.
John L. Joshua
Joseph S. Leiby
Adolphus E. Mapp
Rito Murillo M.
Jos6 G. Santana
Allen Shepperd
Clarence E. Sykes
George Weeks


SUPPLY AND COMMUNITY
SERVICE BUREAU
Edith V. Britton
Clifford Jemmott
PERSONNEL BUREAU
Lloyd L. Anderson
CIVIL AFFAIRS BUREAU
Louise Caldwell
Karl Shirley
HEALTH BUREAU
George C. Armien
Victor Smith
OTHER
William T. Belyea
Roberto E. Earle
Luis A. Flores
John S. Foster
W. K. Gerhart
Staton P. Harrison
Emilio Kourany
P. E. Kurzdorfer
Remigio Quintero
Thomas B. Rainey, Jr.
Luis A. Rodriguez
Wilfred Warren


ENGINEERING AND
CONSTRUCTION BUREAU
Cuttis George
Ruperto Gordon
George Hibbert
John Housley
Vincente Pinilla
Viberto Weekes
CIVIL AFFAIRS BUREAU
Winston Alleyne
Russell Favorite
William Staats
Nathan Thomas
HEALTH BUREAU
Thelma Carey
Dr. Patrick Tisdale
OTHER
Gwendolyn Copeland
George Grimes
Teodoro Wirdes


were from the Balboa area, and 37
the Cristobal area.
The Marine Bureau employees led
in the number who received out-
standing awards, with 29 presented
a certificate accompanied by a check
for $200.
The Panama Canal employees who
received outstanding awards are Mrs.
Verna S. Winstead, of the Canal
Zone Library-Museum; James N.
Cook, Mrs. Lilybel Kariger, Mrs.
Mary B. Journeay, Charles R. Bowen,
and John D. Beckles, all of the
Schools Division; Mrs. Ida M. Stan-
iswalis, Mrs. Kathlyleen R. Miller,
Personnel Bureau; Mrs. Janice G.
Scott, Accounting Division; Mrs.
Shirley H. Barca, General Audit Di-
vision; Richard 0. Burgoon, Budget
and Rates Division;
Mrs. Joan R. Cartotto, Lee R.
Gittens, Armando DeSedda, Carlos
M. Badiola, Mrs. Ruth B. Krziza,
Engineering and Construction Bu-
reau; Jos6 Morales, Sanitation Divi-
sion; Obdulio Lasso, Samuel Hart,
Veterinary Medicine; Emanuel Bas-
ton, Mrs. Jean Harris, Corozal Hos-
pital; Mrs. Iris Barzey, Corozal Hos-
pital; Mrs. Hormecinda S. Herrera,
Mrs. Katharine T. Purdy, Gorgas
Hospital; Mrs. Grayce L. Nadeau,
Mrs. Thora S. Mahoney, General
Counsel's Office; James H. Hagan,
Capt. Sidney W. Peterson, Capt.
Irving G. Hay, Joseph M. Hunt,
Capt. Mortimer C. Hill, Navigation
Division; Carlos Miranda, Kenneth
L. Middleton, John F. Paterson,
James R. Folsom, Caleb C. Clement,
Richard 0. Egger, Anastacio Hen-
ricks, Roger J. Rios, Philip J. Rogers,
Rasil B. Rodriguez, Raymond L.
Rowley, Arcadio Buendia, Darwin
E. Pope, Isabel Soto, Ralph W. Hen-
derson, Raymond F. Hesch, William
V. Butler, Locks Division; Mrs. Elda
M. Mendoza, Mrs. Vivian G. Corn,
Mrs. Shirley E. Clymer, Norman N.
Bonnick, Community Services Divi-
sion;
Mrs. Helen L. Meisinger, Ter-
minals Division; Samuel Ellis, Frank-
lin A. Balmas, Railroad Division;
Anthony Williams, James P. Bou-
kalis, William J. Nickisher, Wilfred
H. Anderson, Industrial Division;
Evert H. Ohman, Capt. Clive W.
Lewis, Capt. Conrad G. Didrickson,
and Joseph Peters, Navigation Divi-
sion.
Superior service awards and $150
checks were presented Mrs. Merce-
des A. Borrell, Kenneth Mason, Per-
sonnel Bureau; Elmer J. Nordstrom,
(See p. 3)


At The
Week Beginning Saturday,
July 3, 1965
BALBOA (Air Conditioned)
Sat.-Sun.-Mon., 2:30, 6:15, 8:30-Tues.,
7:30-Goldfinger
Wed., 7:30-The Girl With The
Green Eyes
Thurs., 7:30-Kissin' Cousins
Fri., 7:00-To Hell And Back
DIABLO HEIGHTS *
Saturday night-Secret Invasion
Sunday Matinee, 2:00 p.m.-Carousel
Sunday night-Monday, 7:00-Strange
Bedfellows
Tues.-The Seven Year Itch
Wed.-Peyton Place
Thurs.-Young Fury
Fri.-3 Godfathers
Friday Owl Show, 10 p.m.-Man Afraid
GAMBOA*
Saturday night, 8:15 p.m.-East Of Sudan
Sun.-Quick Before It Melts
Mon.-NO SHOW
Tues.-Peyton Place
Wed.-Young Fury
Thurs.-NO SHOW
Fri.-Strange Bedfellows
COCO SOLO (Air Conditioned)*
Saturday night-Sunday, 2:00, 7:00-Mon.,
7:00-The Wonderful World Of The
Brothers Grimm
Tues.-Back To Bataan
Wed.-Thurs.-Girl Happy
Fri.-For The Love Of Mike
MARGARITA*
Saturday night-Taggart
Sunday Matinee, 2:00 p.m.-1001 Arabian
Nights
Sunday night-Monday, 7:00-The
Carpetbaggers
Tues.-Forever Amber
Wed.-Walk A Tightrope
Thurs.-Island Of Lost Women
Fri.-East Of Sudan
Friday Owl Show, 10 p.m.-The River
Changes
GATUN *
Saturday night-The Inn Of The 6th
Happiness


Movies
Sun., 2:30, 7:00-The Horse Without
A Head
Mon.-NO SHOW
Tues.-Secret Invasion
Wed.-NO SHOW
Thurs.-Walk A Tightrope
Fri.-Island Of Lost Women



Special Matinees
Saturday, July 3, 1965
BALBOA (Air Conditioned)
10:00 a.m.
Mysterious Island-Michael Craig: Amaz-
ing . astounding . a world
beyond imagination . adventure
beyond belief. (In Color.) (100 mins.)
COCO SOLO (Air Conditioned)
2:00 p.m.
Pardon My Sarong: A slapstick in its broad-
est form with Bud Abbott and Lou
Costello. (90 mins.)
DIABLO HEIGHTS
2:00 p.m.
Battle In Outer Space-Science-fiction pho-
tographed in Scope and color. (96 mins.)
GAMBOA
6:15 p.m.
Trouble Along The Way-John Wayne,
Donna Reed: A heartwarming comedy-
drama packed with excitement and
laughter. T-115 mins.
MARGARITA
2:00 p.m.
Comanche Territory Maureen O'Hara,
MacDonald Carey: A territory where life
was measured in minutes. Fast action
and thrills. (In Color.) T-85 mins.
GATUN
2:00 p.m.
Jamboree-Fats Domino, Jerry Lee Lewis
in a swinging rock-n-roll matinee.
T-95 mins.
*All night shows begin at 7:00 p.m. ex-
cept as shown. Program subject to change
without notice.


Presenting a 1V4-ton truck to the National Library of Panama on behalf of
the Panama Canal organization is Lester A. Ferguson (right), Director,
Supply and Community Service Bureau. The truck will be used as a book-
mobile to deliver books to the interior of Panama as part of the National
Library's extension program. Present at the ceremony, held across the
street from the National Library, were (1. to r.) Dr. C. L. Latimer, Jr.,
Deputy Superintendent of Schools in the Canal Zone; Charles Meyer,
Cultural Officer at the U.S. Embassy; Galileo Patifio, Director of the
National Library; Prof. Manuel 0. Sisnett, Acting Minister of Education;
and Victor G. Canel, Acting Information Officer.



Five Rules for Fun Afloat


During Safe Boating Week-and
all through the year-Canal Zone
pleasure boaters are urged to remem-
ber five rules for more fun afloat,
according to John E. Ridge, Jr., pres-
ident of the Gorgona Island Club and
display chairman of this year's Safe
Boating Week Committee. The five
rules are:
Don't overload. Know and observe
the weight capacity of your boat.
Watch the weather. When a storm
approaches, head for shore imme-
diately.
Keep alert. Watch for rocks, logs,
snags, floating debris, other boats,
and swimmers.
Don't stand up in a small boat. If
you must, move slowly, keep low.


You cannot become really success-
ful in anything until you become big
enough to blame yourself for your
own mistakes and reverses.


Avoid high-speed turns. Think
ahead; slow down before changing
course.
Remember. Safe boating is fun
during Safe Boating Week, July 4
through 10-and all the time!


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COCO SOLO HOSPITAL







Page 3


THE PANAMA CANAL SPILLWAY


July 2, 1965


_SCN-TV SCHEDULE
(Schedule subject to change without notice)


A very happy Thomas J. Pimento receives a membership certificate in the Wise Owl Club from M. B. Nickel,
Chief, Industrial Division, Mount Hope.


He's another member of another
club.
But to Thomas J. Pimento, ma-
chinist (marine) in the Industrial
Division, Mount Hope, this club has
an extra special meaning.
Pimento recently received a mem-
bership certificate from M. B. Nickel,
Chief, Industrial Division, Mount
Hope, signifying his membership in
the Wise Owl Club. The club is
made up of men from all over who
have saved their eyesight by wearing


SUPPLY AND COMMUNITY
SERVICE BUREAU
Supply Division
Felipe Lee, Painter (Sign), Terminals
Division, to Supply Division.
Flor D. de Aguilar, Accounting
Clerk, Accounting Division, to
Supply Clerk.
Eric C. Henry, Laborer (Heavy-Cold
Storage) to Warehouseman (Cold
Storage).
Allan J. Quarless, Ward Service Aid,
Gorgas Hospital, to Messenger.
Robert 0. Dunn Moodie, Painter
(Sign) to Leader Painter (Sign).
Edith A. Thorne, Ruth C. Sealey,
Victor Allen, Rudolph Prince,
Warehouseman to Stockman.
Claudio C. McFarlane, Guest House
Clerk to Clerk.


eye safety equipment while working.
The lenses of Pimento's prescrip-
tion glasses were tempered or
hardened by the Optical Section. On
April 27, while cranking an engine,
the crank slipped, flew up and struck
his safety glasses, breaking the left
lens. Had he not been wearing the
treated glasses, he very likely would
have lost the sight in his left eye.
Pimento is the sixth Panama Canal
employee since 1957 to join this
internationally famous organization.


Clerk, Supply Division to Cargo
Checker.
Louise Y. Merchant, Accounts Main-
tenance Clerk, Supply Division, to
Clerk.
Roberto McDonald G., Linehandler,
Locks Division, to Stevedore.
Oscar F. Grey, Linehandler/Deck-
hand, Navigation Division, to
Stevedore.
Selvington H. Pusey, Seaman, Dredg-
ing Division, to Stevedore.
Milton D. Hart, Fireman (Floating
Plant), to Stevedore.
Clyde E. Dunn Moodie, Laborer
(Heavy), Terminals Division, to
High Lift Truck Operator.
Jose I. Orue, Linehandler/Deckhand,
Navigation Division, to Helper
Liquid Fuels Wharfman.


Vincent Sealey, Conrad W. Cox, OTHERS
Stockman to Supply Clerk. Sydney F. Stevenson, Cecil W. Cau-
Markea t. Dorsy Food Service dill, Admeasurer Assistant, Navi-
Worker to Pantryman. g Division.
Roy A. Carter, Clerk to Baker. gatiiamon Division.M. Wahl, Electrician,Elec-
Sim ushin, Jr., Laborer to Milk trial Division, Locks Division.
oPlant Worker. ngineman (Hoist- Ram6n Benjamin, Clerk, Navigation
John McConaghy, Engineman (Hoist- Division to Gorgas Hospital.
ing and Portable), to Inspector IvAn 0. Arias, Laborer (Cleaner),
(Gas Plant Products). Schools Division to Gorgas Hos-
Oscar J. Watson M., Helper Forge- pitahools D. on to orgas Hos-
man to Scrap Materials Sorter. pDois Y. Gunderson, Clerk-Stenog-
Luis C. Jaen S., Laborer, Dredging rather, Office of the Comptroller,
Division, to Community Services Accounting Division.
Division. William Raveneau, Bookkeeping Ma-
Nstor De Le6n P., Laborer to chine Operator Supervisor, Office
Grounds Maintenance Equipment of the Comptroller, Payroll and
Operator. Machine Accounting Branch.
Adalberto Barahona, Grounds Main- Frances J. Ponder, Clerk-Typist,
tenancy Equipener. Ont Operator office of the Comptroller, Ac-
counting Division.
TRANSPORTATION AND Austin J. Byrd, Jr., Chief Engineer,
TERMINALS BUREAU Towboat, Dredging Division.
Joanne L. Allen, Geologist, Engi-
Railroad Division neering Division.
Ralph Rowland, Clerk, Dredging Thomas J. Burbine, Security Special-
Division, to Railroad Division. ist, Internal Security Office.
Roberto N. Niles, Nursing Assistant Dorothy G. de Quir6s, Lloyd M. Tait,
(Medicine and Surgery), to Clerk Charles V. Greene, Ivy M. Howell,
(Checker). Clerk, Gorgas Hospital.
Joaquin F. L6pez, Medical Officer
Terminals Division (Clinical Pathology)/Chief, Clin-
Carlos Ballou, Liquid Fuels Gager to ical Pathology Section, Gorgas
Leader Liquid Fuels Wharfman. Hospital.
Howard H. Carey, Leader Liquid Victor C. Jarrett, Clerk-Typist, Navi-
Fuels Wharfman to Liquid Fuels gation Bureau.
Dispatcher. Gladys A. Arauz, Nursing Assistant,
Dudley A. Smith, Cecilio A. Brown, Palo Seco Hospital.


Cast Listed for

Production of

"The Red Shoes"

Casting has been completed for
the coming Theatre Guild produc-
tion of "The Red Shoes." Two, and
in some cases three, people have been
selected for each role in this chil-
dren's play slated to open in August.
The part of Karen will be taken
by Celes Homan and Deborah Walz.
Nels, her young friend, will be
played by Peter Gannon, Jim Szaj-
kovics, and Lynn Migneault. For the
role of Snogg the Gypsy, John Barb
and Mike Kocher have been selected.
Playing Jemmo the clown will be
Patricia Hannigan, Rene Matthew-
son, and Helen Thompson. In the
adult character roles are Bonnie
Guzik and Lilo Matthewson as the
Grandmother, and Bob Armitage and
Don Lohse as the Burgomaster.
In addition, understudies have
been selected for the parts of Karen
and Nels. Understudying Karen will
be Doris Martin, Kathleen O'Brien,
and Gretchen Rickert. Richard Kelly
and Clint Reynolds will understudy
Nels.
An interesting note on this cast is
the fact that Lilo Matthewson (the
Grandmother) and Rene Matthewson
(Jemmo) are mother and son. Direct-
ing the play is A. Rinholt Gerth, with
Nannette Rickert as his assistant.
Rehearsals began Monday.

Approach each intersection with
your foot off the gas pedal and poised
over the brake pedal.
A brat is a child that acts like your
own but belongs to a neighbor.



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SUNDAY
1:00-SCN Afternoon News
1:05-Sacred Heart
1:20-Parade of Sports-Major
League Baseball
3:30-Sunday
4:15-Safe Boating Week
(Special Film)
4:30--"Wonderful World of Golf"
5:30-Championship Bridge
6:00-Chronicle
6:30-Dennis Day
6:55-TeleNews Weekly Newsreel
7:05- My Favorite Martian
7:30-EBF: "The Declaration of
Independence"
8:00-SCN News
8:05- Jackie Gleason
8:55-Sports Wrap Up
9:05-Happy Birthday America
(4th of July Special)
10:00-Focus on Today
10:15-The Christophers
10:30- Chapel of the Air
Final Edition Headlines
MONDAY
4:00-Afternoon
5:00- SCN Afternoon News
5:05-Afternoon (Cont.)
5:30-The Magic Room
(Premiere)
6:00-Dateline
6:30-The Big Picture
6:55-SCN News In Spanish
7:05-I've Got A Secret
7:30-Shotgun Slade
8:00-SCN News
8:05- Andy Griffith
8:30-Harrigan & Son
9:00-SCN News
9:05-SCN Special: "Marineland
Carnival"
10:00-Focus on Today
10:15-Monday Night Movie:
"Till We Meet Again"
Final Edition Headlines
TUESDAY
4:00-Afternoon
5:00-SCN Afternoon News
5:05-Afternoon (Cont.)
5:30-NEA: Parents Ask About
School
6:00-Dateline
6:30-Survival
6:55-SCN News In Spanish
7:05-This Is Your Life
7:30-The Thin Man
8:00-SCN News
8:05-Hollywood Palace
9:00-SCN News
9:05-Danny Thomas
9:30-Heart of the City
10:00-Focus on Today
10:15-Film Festival: "Buy Me That
Town"
Final Edition Headlines
WEDNESDAY
4:00-Afternoon
5:00-SCN Afternoon News
5:05-Afternoon (Cont.)
5:30-Report
6:00-Dateline
6:30-Zero Defects for the Air Force
(Special)


New Mysteries
In "The Belting Inheritance" sus-


6:55-SCN News In Spanish
7:05- To Tell the Truth
7:30-Sheriff of Cochise
(Premiere)
8:00-SCN News
8:05-Wednesday Night at the Movies:
"Double or Nothing"
9:35--Safe Boating Week Special
10:00-Focus on Today
10:15-Tonight Show
Final Edition Headlines
THURSDAY
4:00-Afternoon
5:00-SCN Afternoon News
5:05-Afternoon (Cont.)
5:30-Report: Meet the Press
6:00-Dateline
6:30-"Silver Wings"
6:55-SCN News In Spanish
7:05-G.E. College Bowl
7:30-The Third Man
8:00-SCN News
8:05-The Jimmy Dean Show
9:00-SCN News
9:05-Four-Star Playhouse
9:30-M Squad
10:00-Focus on Today
10:15-Chevy Mystery Theater
Final Edition Headlines
FRIDAY
4:00-Afternoon
5:00-SCN Afternoon News
5:05-Afternoon (Cont.)
5:30-Man In Space
6:00-Dateline
6:30-Communism: Myth versus
Reality
6:55-SCN News In Spanish
7:05-Password
7:30-Death Valley Days
8:00-SCN News
8:05-Danny Kaye Show
9:00-SCN News
9:05-Dupont Cavalcade
9:30-Panic
10:00-Focus on Today
10:15-Friday Night Movie:
"Arise My Love"
Final Edition Headlines
SATURDAY
1:00- SCN Afternoon News
1:05-Cartoon Carnival
2:00-Mr. Mayor
3:00-Today Show (Special)
3:45-Safe Boating Week
(Special Film)
4:00- Saturday Playhouse:
"Till We Meet Again"
5:30-This Is The Life
6:00-Weekend '65
6:20- Billboard
6:30-True Adventure
6:55-SCN News In Spanish
7:05-Ted Mack
7:30-Roy Rogers
8:00-SCN News
8:05-Grindl
8:30-Bold Venture
9:00-SCN News
9:05-Lawrence Welk Show
10:00-Focus on Today
10:15-Armchair Theater:
"Virginia"
Final Edition Headlines


ROWUSilnG


:OLLECTIOn
By Eleanor Burnham
the death of the head of the family.
All sorts of mysterious and inexplica-
1 1 .1 -- -1-__ I-_ f I- l."


pense-writer Julian Symons uses a Dle mnigs taKe place uetore snce
fresh approach with a familiar for- Belting Inheritance" comes to a satis-
mula-that of the long-dead heir who factory conclusion. Symons' last
suddenly appears alive and well on novel, "The End of Solomon
Grundy" (also in the Browsing Col-
lection), was a fine thriller and this
Awards Given one is also.
"The Jealous One" by Celia Frem-
(Continued from p. 2) lin describes the mounting terror of

Budget and Rates Division; Harry a jealous wife when she dreams that
Clark, Daniel C. Zitzmann, Account- she has killed her husband's inamo-
ing Division; Mrs. Betty L. Marshall, rata and then awakes to find that the
Coco Solo Hospital; Mrs. Doris Weir, object of her dream has disappeared.
Miss Shirley Hyman, Miss Eselda Miss Fremlin is an English writer of
George, Ambrose Barnett, Corozal skill and variety.
Hospital; Mrs. Anne T. Walther, "Curtain Call for a Corpse" is still
James N. Webster, Mrs. Ruthelma T. another English mystery by veteran
Zemer, Martin J. DeSilva, Wilber- writer Josephine Bell, author of
force Smith, Gorgas Hospital; Ame- "Fiasco in Fulham," "The Upfold
nejeid B. Williams, Jr., Mrs. Dorothy Witch" and many others. "Curtain
A. Stevens, Whitman Pomares, Emi- Call for a Corpse" was first published
lio H. Archer, Rogelio Cafiiz-Aez, in England during the thirties, but
Jos6 Cea, Herbert W. M Kenzie, has never before been available to
Fernando Ostrea, Joseph R. McLean, American readers. This tale is about

Henr B. DeVoll, Rolando Labra- the death of a Shakespearean actor
dor, Larry L. Dick, Jesus Villegas, after his brilliant performance in
Thomas E. Semper, William E. "Twelfth Night." Its literary over-
Weigle, Jr., Philip F. Whitney, Ru- tones give it a special flavor.
ben A. Padmore, Joseph Peters, For Those Over 50
Navigation Division; "Adventure in Retirement" by
Adolphus M. Ricketts, Samuel R. L. Duffus is an account of the
Inniss, Teddy A. Marti, Emmett 0. post-retirement travels of a former
Kiernan, Albert Kelly, Irwin S. Small, New York Times editorial writer and
Thomas J. Ebdon, Robert C. Carter, his wife. Duffus does not allow this
Ernest Van Horn, Jos6 D. Sandino, book to become a travel guide or
Ezra M. Smith, McDonald A. manual-rather he tells how a retired
Thomas, Alvin H. Hassock, Mois6s couple can savor sights and scenes
Ortega, Coldrige T. St. Hill, Antoni which at an earlier age they had
R. Doughty, Theophilus Belgrave, seen only perfunctorily, and how
James R. S. DeFrees, Joseph H. much fun they can have together.
Young, Jes6s M. Medina, Mrs. Betty This is a fine book for prospective
C. Porter, Homer Sneckenberger, retirees who also are prospective
Hallis F. Chase, Locks Division; world travelers. Duffus now is busy
Mrs. Bess B. McGloin, Owen J. with other nonwork activities. He
Corrigan, Julius Grigore, Jr., Allen warns his friends and acquaintances
Blaney, Vincent Canamas, Roy L. that anyone who calls him a senior
Rinehart, David A. Branford, Vic- citizen will be sued for defamation
toriano Godoy, Industrial Division. of character.


Exclusive Club Gains



6th C.Z. Member


PROMOTIONS AND TRANSFERS


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THE PANAMA CANAL SPILLWAY


July 2, 1965


"Fleet" in Parade


Plugs Safe Boating

A local fleet-a group of pleasure
boats from the Canal Zone and Pan-
ama-will forgo the briny deep for
a day to participate in the Pacific
side parade, at 10:30 a.m., Monday
commemorating Independence Day,
which coincides with Safe Boating
Week (July 4-10).
Drydocked for the day, approxi-
mately 10 to 15 boats will take part
in the parade. Local mermaids in
swimsuits and sports clothes will
ride in the boats, which will follow
immediately behind the regular
parade.


Safe Boating Films
(Continued from p. 1)

and operation of boats on rivers and
lakes is stressed.
Proper refueling, use of signaling Santa packs his bags, ready to take off from the Isthmus for
devices in emergencies, courteous home in St. Petersburg, Fla. On the Canal Zone police roster
and safe operation in swimming and for more than 20 years as George C. Anderson, Police Offic
fishing areas, proper and improper
handling of boats in relation to Pacific Side in Market
others, awareness of weather factors,
and caution near the dangers of dams For a NTw Santa Claus.
and spillways are shown in the film. F a W eiS n a 5 Llaus
The Red Cross 14-minute fihnlm Santa Claus, who for 11 months police station when it w
"Boats, Motors, and People" will be of the year wore the uniform of a almost 13 years he hi
shown Wednesday, July 7, at 9:30 Canal Zone police officer, has packed the Balboa Police Dis
p.m. It will be preceded by a short his red, fur-btimmed suit and hlis duty' station has been a
panel discussion on boating courtesy shiny boots and his Santa hat and Fas istratiin Building.
and safety and the function and oper- gone to live in t. Petersburg, Fla. In all those years "I'v
ation of the local unit of the U.S. On the police roster he was listeAd late, and never called
Power Squadrons. Richard Evans, of for 20 years as George C. Anderson,. says.
the Electrical Division, commander and he lived in thle Canal Zone town He started his career
of the Canal Zome Pacific Pbwer of Los Rios with 1frs. Santa Claus, Zone Santa Claus becau
Squadron, and Loren B. Burnham, or rather Mrs. Anderson. Church in Cocoli nee<
Supervisory Employte Development George "Santa Clhus" Anderson, and he looked like on
Officer and past commander' of that also familiarly know~m as Andy, who years hundred and hunm
squadron, will take partin the panel ho-ho-ho'd through the' Canal Zone boys and! girls have wh
discussion- The film deals with the Christrras seasons for over 19 years, fondest wishes in his
selection of boat and motor, check- actually completed his police duties recent years parents
ing aboard essential equipment, Jiune T17 when at 2 p.mi. he blew a children have been b
dangers of overloading, and princi- budi blast on his police whistle out- youngsters to meet San
pies of safety involved. sidle the Administration Building, Police, Officer Ander
"Rules oof the.Road For Boatmen,-" Balboa Heights, said his good-byes, recalls, that he never tu
a 16-mil te U.S. Coast Guard fil ba and drove off. Officially, his retire- request for the present
will be. pm ente.d Saturday. July % ment is not effective until July 18. Claus.. fIe has visited
at 3:45 p.m. It presented, throJgh He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., in their homes, and has
animation and live action, meetig, and he studied chemistry, at Pratt Santa Clkus in churches
passing, and overtaking situations, Institute. The original! plan was for besides his traditional a
as well as small craft versus large him to work with his; father in the Sant:a Claus at the Pa
vessels, and proper psal edure i fog. chemical business. TIen came World retail stores.
f______________________ gWar II and young-'Eeorge joined the M~W. and Mrs; Ande
U.S. Army at Fortt Jay. He was sent home. waiting for them
Last Weeks Visitors to the Canal Zone,, where from 1942 burg;, Fla. His Santa C:
Last Week's Visitors to 1945 he was stationed at Fort, has three of them and
Gatun Locks--------------- 181 Davis with the S02di Coast Artillery;. id riing the christmas
Miraflores Locks -_ 1,411 He liked the Isthmus and when carefully paced and r
Partial transits on Las Cruces he received ans honorable discharge wherever he'scalled upc
and Reina Manuelita -_____ 866 from the Army, he was sworn into Carefully backed, too
Tours of Summit Garden and the Canal Zone police force almost plated badag'"Andy" v
Museum -_ --.--_ 520 immediately. by his felLw police
Transits: All his service as a police officer engraved orn the badge
Northern Star ._.__ 1,196 has been on the Pacific side of the 202, Andys, number asz
Southern Cross .___- 1,038 Isthmus. He worked in Cocoli,, Pedro police offtier for 20 y
Total -_-- __ 5,212 Miguel, and was with the Ancon days.


his retirement
he was listed
er No. 202.


as closed. For
as been with
trict and his
it the Admin-

ve never been
in sick," he

r as' a' Canal
ise the Union,
ded a Santa,
ne. Over the
idreds of little,
whispered their
ears, and int
he knew as
ringing their
nta Claus.
rson proudly
rned down a.
ice of Santa
sick children.
appeared as.
s and schools,
appearance as
nama Canal

rsonl have' a
in St, Peters-
laus, suits-he
uses. them all
season-are
eady for use
on'in Florida.
o;,is the gold-
was presented
officers who
, the number
a Canal Zone
years and 17


"The Senturs," a new and versatile combo, will make its debut at the New Balboa Teen Club Tuesday night,
July 6. These talented rhythm makers have practiced together for some months, working out new arrangements
on recent popular song hits as well as old favorites. This combo also will be featured on the new Harnett &
Dunn show to be given in September. From left: Clark Bristol, lead; James Hudgins, rhythm; Charles Crump,
drums; Michael Hart, singer; and Steve Bristol, bass. All are from Los Rios except Hudgins, who is from
Gamboa. Clark and Steve Bristol are brothers.


Alumnus of BHS

Naval Academy

Honors Graduate
John M. Reade IV, who was in
the 1961 graduating class at Balboa
High School, was graduated with
honors and received one of the major
awards as a member of the class of
1965 at the U.S. Naval Academy at
Annapolis, Md.
John was in the top 10 percent of
his graduation class, finishing 37th in
a class of 801. He won the Burke
scholarship for advanced study at the
college of his choice in his chosen
field and after spending a year at sea
will probably enter MIT to work
toward his masters and doctorate in
the field of nuclear engineering.
He is a son of Mr. and Mrs. John
M. Reade, of Selinsgrove, Pa.. His
father was stationed at the 15th
Naval District during his final tour
of duty in the U.S. Navy. He- is
retired now and is an assistant
professor of mathematics at Sus-
qaehanna University, Selinsgrove.
John finished first in his class irn
practical and theoretical navigation
andi received the National Society,
Daughters of Founders and Patriots
of America, prize for excellence in
navigation. His grandfather, Rear
Adm. Wesley McLaren Hague (Ret.),
received a similar award as a mem-
ber of the class of 1920.
He has been assigned to the
U.S.S. Leahy at Norfolk, Va., where
he reported this-month.


Coming Events
JULY
4-Independence' Day of the United States
of America (1776). The 4th of July
Committee has scheduled the fol-
lowing program: Patriotic Exer-
cises in celebration of Independence
Day will be held on the Atlantic
side at the Margarita Elementary
School at 8:45 a.m.
5-Independence Day Program, Pacific
Side. Patriotic Exercises. will begin
at 11:30 a.m. at Stevens Circle,
Balboa.
5-Anniversary of the Proclamation of
Independence of Venezuela (1811).
9-Debutantes Charity Ball sponsored by
the "Damas Guadalupanas" of
Panama will be held at the Union
Club. Tickets are $2 and will be
sold at the entrance of the club.
Time: 8,p.m..
10-Panama Canal. Company Board of
Directors Meeting, Washington,
D.C.
14-Anniversary, of. the French Revolution
(1789) (Bastille Day).
18-National Day of Spain.
20-Anniversary; of the Proclamation of
Independence of Colombia (1810).
Concert by "Berliner Camerata Mu-
sicale," very-well-known quintet
from Berlin. atL the Bella Vista
Theatre, Panama City. This is a
Season's Concert; however, tickets
can be-obtained at the box office
of the theatre for $3. Curtain time
is 8 -0 p.m.
21i-Lecture on "Geology of Panama,"
presented in English, by Bert Shel-
tom. from the Canal Zone College
a4the National Museum of Panana,
Panama City. Time is 8 p.m. The
public is invited to attend.
23-National Day of the United Arab
Republic,


SWAP
HOP
Items submitted for free Sivap Shop
listing must be limited to 20 words, not
counting address and/or telephone
number. They must be signed, but
names will not be published. Panamat
Canal employees and their wives or
husbands may offer "swap" items.
Address: Swap Shop, Spillway, Box M,
Balboa Heights.
Philips radio and phono console,
Minolta A5 camera, and. GE
toaster oven, for western saddle,
small arms, tape recorder, or what
have you? Phone Balboa 3578.

TOPS ON SATURDAY?
A newly formed chapter of TOPS
(Take Off Pounds Sensibly), orga-
nized by Mrs. Marcella Doss, will
meet every Saturday in room 204,
Canal Zone College, from 11:30 a.m.
to 1 p.m. TOPS is an international
organization approved by the Amer-
ican Medical Association. All inter-
ested women in the Canal Zone and
the Republic concerned with weight
control are invited to attend meetings
of the Tropical Trimmers Chapter.


Draft? What Kind?
(Continued from p. 1)


parallel lines orrn the side of every
oceangoing vessel, serves as the basic
loading guide for the ship, showing
the depth into the water thatfit-can
be loaded'.
There are' several kinds of draft,
depending on water and weather
conditions. Summer draft (indicated
on the Plimsoll line by the letter S)-
from the center line of the Plimsoll
mark to the bottom of the hull of
a ship-is used as the reference draft
for all other: conditions. It is also
called full load draft or maximum
draft at summer conditions.
Tropical Z6ne draft is an addi-
tional allowance added to summer
draft for ships sailing in tropical
waters. Fresh water allowance is the
amount a ship will sink in going from
salt water to fresh water. Going from
salt water to fresh water increases
the draft approximately one-fourth
inch per foot of draft. The lesser
density of fresh water permits the
ship to sink deeper in the water.
Tropical fresh water allowance is
the maximum draft for vessels sail-
ing in tropical zones in fresh water,
as is the case of a ship in the Panama
Canal. Because the ship must pass
through fresh tropical water at the
Canal, the safe loading line at the
top of the Plimsoll mark is the one
which draws the most attention from
Canal Zone officials. The ship can
be loaded to the top of this line,
provided the Plimsoll load line draft
does not exceed the maximum allow-
able Panama Canal draft.
Before: a large ship makes its first
transit through the Panama Canal, a
diagram of a cross-section of its hull
at its widest and deepest part is
super-imposed. on: a diagram, to the
same scale, of the most restrictive
lockssection. By sliding the diagram
up or down, a maximum safe allow-
able draft for passage through the
locks is calculated.
Draft is important to owners of
large ships since the increase of per-
missible draft means an increase in
the loading factor of up to 180 tons
,per inch. A foot of draft is worth
about $10,000 in earnings to a. ship


operator on each voyage.


SBE A

BLOOD


At Gorgas or Coco Solo

Hospital


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Vol. IV, No. 2 50 Aiios de Servicios . Para el Comercio Mundial Viernes 2 de Julio de 1965


REDUCIDO A 35 PIES CALADO MAXIMO


DEL CANAL EN AGUA DULCE TROPICAL


La estaci6n lluviosa, se inici6 ofi-
cialmente en el Istmo, durante los
primeros dias del mes de mayo, pero
no ha caido suficiente lluvia, como
para elevar el nivel de los lagos y
6stos se encuentran muy por debajo
del nivel que tenian el afio pasado
para este tiempo. Y mientras el nivel
de los lagos se encuentre bajo, tam-
bi6n el calado de los barcos debe
mantenerse bajo.
En vista de la continuada caida
del nivel del Lago Gat6n, el calado
en agua dulce tropical que se puso
en vigencia el 27 de mayo, ha sido
revisado y ahora se ha bajado mis
todavia.
A partir del 5 de julio, los barcos
que transiten el Canal, deberAn tener
un calado mAximo en agua dulce
tropical de 35 pies, fue el anuncio
que hizo la Oficina del CapitAn C. E.
Briggs, Jr., Jefe de la Divisi6n de
Navegaci6n del Canal. Sefial6 que
las predicciones son que, durante
este period, el nivel del Lago
Gat6n bajara, de 82.6 pies a 82 pies.
El nivel del Lago Gatun, el 5 de
julio del afio pasado era de 86.08


LA "FLOTILLA"

DESFILA EL 5
Una "flotilla" integrada por bo-
tes tanto de la Zona del Canal
cuanto de Panama, renunciara a
zurcar las aguas el lunes para par-
ticipar en el desfile patri6tico con-
memorativo del aniversario del Dia
de la Independencia de Estados
Unidos. El desfile se llevara a cabo
en el sector del Pacifico a las 10:30
de la maiiana.
La "flotilla" de entire 10 y 15
embarcaciones pasara en revista
con tripulaciones de encantadoras
sirenas en trusa de bafio o atuendo
para deportes, inmediatamente de-
trAs dde sfile reglamentario. No
se lo pierda.


pies y el del Lago Madden, de 227.45 El Hidr6grafo del Canal, sefial6
pies. El Lago Madden tiene ahora que a principios de julio del afio pa-
mismo un nivel de 218.07 pies. sado las aguas en el Lago Gatuin y
A principios de julio de 1957, se en el de Madden estaban en un nivel
registry el nivel del mes de julio mas alto, pero fue porque las fuertes llu-
bajo en el Lago Catfin. Fue de 81.78 vias del afio comenzaron alrededor
pies. Los niveles del Lago Gat6n del 22 de mayo. "Esas lluvias le dan
fueron puestos en 1912, pero sus much agua al lago, dijo el Capitan
aguas nunca subieron mas arriba de Briggs, y eso es lo que estamos espe-
los 80 pies, hasta julio de 1914. rando este afio.


Correspondi6 a Lester A. Ferguson (derecha) jefe de la Direcci6n de Abas-
tos y Servicios Comunales del Canal de PanamA hacer entrega, a la Biblio-
teca Nacional de Panama, a nombre de dicha organizaci6n, de un cami6n
de una tonelada y media. El vehiculo sera utilizado como biblioteca ambu-
lante para la distribuci6n de libros en el interior de la Repiblica. Aparecen
en la grafica, de izquierda a derecha, Dr. C. L. Latimer, Jr., ayudante al
superintendent de Escuelas de la Zona del Canal; Charles Meyer, Agregado
Cultural de la Embajada de Estados Unidos en Panama; Galileo Patifio,
director de la Biblioteca Nacional; Manuel 0. Sisnett, Ministro Interino
de Educaci6n; Victor G. Canel, Jefe Interino de la Oficina de Informaci6n
del Canal de Panama, y el Sr. Ferguson.


Se Observara el 4 el 5

En el Litoral Pacifico

Las ceremonies conmemorativas del Dia de la Independencia
de Estados Unidos se realizarAn en el litoral del Pacifico el lunes
5 de julio, seguin anuncio hecho por el president del comit6
encargado de las mismas, Tom McManus.
En la costa atlAntica las celebraciones tendrAn verificativo el
domingo 4 de julio. No se han registrado cambios de ninguna
naturaleza para las ceremonies acordadas en ese sector, conforme
anunciara el president Tom Sellers.
Los ejercicios patri6ticos y el desfile en el litoral del Pacifico
han quedado fijados, respectivamente, para las 10:30 y 11:30 de
la mafiana del lunes en vez del domingo.
El nuevo Vicegobernador de la Zona del Canal, Coronel
Harold R. Parfitt, serd cl orador official en esas ceremonies. Otros


cambios del program han sido
y a trav6s de la emisora SCN.


5 Reglas Para

Navegar
Los duefios de botes y embar-
caciones pequefias harian bien en
observer ciertas reglas de seguri-
dad, dice John E. Ridge, Jr., pre-
sidente del club de Isla Gorgona
y del Comit6 de la Semana de Se-
guridad para Botes, al recomen-
dar la observaci6n de las siguien-
tes reglas fundamentals:
1. No sobrecargue la embarcaci6n.
2. At6ngase al buen tiempo, evi-
tando navegar cuando se
anuncien tormentas o bus-
cando refugio si se entera de
ello cuando ya navega.
3. Mant6ngase alerta: observe las
sefiales y cartas de navega-
ci6n, cuidandose de rocas,
nadadores, esquiadores, etc.
4. No se ponga de pie y si lo hace,
mu6vase con cautela.
5. Evite velocidades excesivas y
dismin6yala al maniobrar la
nave.
Recuerde, de used podria de-
pender su propia vida y la de otros.


Pimento al Club de la Lechuza Sabihonda

LOS ANTEOJOS
LE SALVARON
LA VISTA
El es un miembro mis de otro
club.
Pero, para Thomas J. Pimento,
Mecanico Tornero (NAutico) en la
Divisi6n Industrial, en Mount Hope, .
este club tiene un significado suma- Y.
mente especial.
Pimento recibi6, recientemente, de
manos de M. B. Nickel, Jefe de la
Divisi6n Industrial, en Mount Hope,.
su carnet de identificaci6n coma
miembro del "Club de la Lechuza
Sabiionda," al que pertenecen todos A
los que debido al usa de equipo apro-
piado de seguridad, han salvado la .A
vista. / f
Los lentes de los anteojos del Sr.
Pimento fueron templados, o endu-
recidos, en la Secci6n de Optica.
El 27 de abril, mientras se encon- ,
traba, arrancando una miaquina, el r
manubrio resbal6 y fue a pegarle a
sus anteojos de seguridad, quebrAn-
dole el lente izquierdo. Si no hubiera
usado los lentes de reglamento, es
muy possible que hubiera perdido el
ojo izquierdo.
Pimento, es el sexto empleado del
Canal de PanamA que, desde 1957,
es admitido como miembro de esta
internacionalmente famosa organi- Thomas J. Pimento recibe de manos del jefe de la Divis16n Industrial de M' nt Hope, M. B. Nickel el certifi-
zaci6n. cado que lo acredita en su caricter de miembro del Wise Owl Club (Club de la Lechuza Sabihonda.)


anunciados en la prensa local


VISITANTES DE LA
SEMANA
Esclusas de Gat6n _______ 181
Esclusas de Miraflores ._._ 1,411
Excursiones en Las Cruces y
la Reina Manuelita ---_ 866
Visitantes a los Jardines de
Summit y al Museo ---. 520
Pasajeros en el Northern
Star _...---- --- 1,196
Pasajeros en el Northern
Cross --------1,038


Sintonice SCN

Y Aprendera Ud.

Mucho Sobre Botes
jLe gustaria a used saber algo
mas acerca de botes y navegaci6n?
Como parte de la celebraci6n de la
Semana de Seguridad en el Agua,
que tendra lugar del 4 al 11 de julio,
y como una cooperacion con el co-
mit6 organizador, la Televisora del
Comando Sur, presentarA una series
de peliculas, suministradas par la
Cruz Roja Americana y la Guardia
de Costa, sobre la manera segura de
opera un bote. Estas peliculas son
de gran valor para los duefios de
bates y para los que estan pensando
en comprar el suyo.
El domingo 4 de julio, a las 4:10
de la tarde, se presentara la pelicula
de 16 minutes, titulada "Cortesia
a Flote." Esta pelicula es de utili-
dad para todos los duefios de botes,
pero especialmente para aquellos
que tienen botes de menos de 26
pies de largo y que son transporta-
dos por remolques. El tema princi-
pal de la pelicula es: Seguridad y
Cortesia. Se refiere principalmente a
los botes que operan en rios y lagos.
En la pelicula se sefiala la manera
correct de tomar combustible, el
uso de sefiales en una emergencia, la
operaci6n segura y cort6s del bote
en Areas de nataci6n y pesca, el uso
propio o impropio del bote en rela-
ci6n con otros, el cLidado que se
debe poner a los parties meteorol6gi-
cos y las precauciones que se deben
observer en la ctrcania de lugares
peligrosos omo represas y verte-
deros.
La pelicula de la Cruz Roja, de
14 minutes de duraci6n, se pasarA el
miercoles 7 de julio, a las 9:30 de la
noche, y se titula "Botes, Motores y
Gente." Sera precedida por una dis-
cusi6n sobr, cortesia y seguridad en
navegaci6n y sobre las funciones y
operaci6n de la unidad local de los
Clubes de Botes a Motor de Estados
Unidos. Richard Evans, dc la Divi-
si6n de Electricidau y comandante
de la unidad del sector Pacifico del
Escuadr6n de Botes a Motor, y Loron
(Continsa en la pdgina 4)


.. 5,212


Total


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SPILLWAY DEL CANAL DE PANAMA


Julio 2, 1965


CALENDARIO DE EVENTS
JULIO
4-Aniversario de la Inderendencia de Estados Unidos (1776).
5-Aniversario de la independencia de Venezuela (1811).
14-Aniversario de la Toma de la Bastilla. Fiesta Nacional de Francia (1789).
16-18-Fiesta de la Virgen del Carmen en Taboga.
18-Fiesta national de Espafia.
20-Aniversario de la independencia de Colombia (1810).
21-Fiesta national de Bl1gica (1830).
22-Aniversario de la liberaci6n de Polonia.
22-Festival de la Pollera en Las Tablas. Fiestas patronales de Santa Librada.
28-Aniversario de la independencia del Peri (1821).
AGOSTO
1-Aniversario de IA Confederaci6n Helv6tica (1921).
3-Fiesta de la Reina de Los Angeles, en Gualaca, Chiriqui.
6-Aniversario de la indeoencia de Bolivia.
6-Aniversario de la independencia de Jamaica y Trinidad, Tobago (1962).


CANAL 2

DOMINGO

11:00- Documental
11:30-Asi Fue Esta Semana
12:00-Peleas Que Hicieron Historia
12:30-Show del Mediodia
2:00-Cine en su Casa
3:30-Teleteatro
4:30-Fiesta de Estrellitas
5:00-Carnaval de Cartones
5:30-Teatro Dominical
6:00-Estampida
7:00-El Paraguas Migico
8:00- Comando A6reo
9:00- Los Bribones
10:00-Teleteatro

LUNES

11:30- Carnaval de Cartones
12:15- Dick Tracy
12:25-Programa Especial
12:45- Noticias
1:00- Show de la Una
1:45- Avances
2:00- Tardes Filmicas
3:30--Reportajes Mundiales
4:00-Teleteatro de las 4
5:30-Los Amiguitos de Roblain
6:30-Noticias
7:00-Mister Ed
7:30-Sabor Latino
8:00- El Detective Millonario
9:00- Foro de Opini6n
10:00- Noticias
10:30-Teleteatro

MARTES

11:30-Carnaval de Cartones
12:15- Aventuras de Pinocho
12:45- Noticias
1:00- Show de la Una
1:45-Avances
2:00- Tardes Filmicas
3:30- eportajes Mundiales
4:00-Teleteatro de las 4
5:30-Los Amiguitos de Roblan
6:30-Noticias
7:00- Robin Hood
7:30-Los Monstruos
8:00-El Fugitivo
9:00-Embrujada
9:30-Peyton Place
10:00-Noticias
10:30-Teleteatro


MIERCOLES

11:30- Carnaval de Cartones
12:15-Popeye el Marinero
12:45-Noticias
1:00- Show de la Una
1:45-Avances
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- Johnny Quest
7:30-Blanquita Amaro
8:30- Alfred Hitchcock
9:30-Verdad
10:00- Noticias
10:30-Teleteatro


JUEVES

11:30- Carnaval de Cartones
12:15- El Poderoso H6rcules
12:45-Noticias
1:00- Show de la Una
1:45-Avances
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-Johnny Ringo
7:30-Viaje al Fondo del Mar
8:30-Los Delincuentes
9:30- Linea de Fuego
10:00-Noticias
10:30-Teleteatro


VIERNES

11:30- Carnaval de Cartones
12:15-El Cegato Magoo
12:45-Noticias
1:00-Show de la Una
1:45-Avances
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-Los Detectives
7:30-Los Locos Adams
8:00-Combate
9:00- El Show de Lucy
9:30-Peyton Place
10:00- Noticias ,/
10:30-Teleteatro


*SABADO

11:30-Carnaval de Cartones
12:15-Resumen de Cartones
12:45-Noticias
1:00- Programa Femenino
1:30-Tardes Filmicas
3:00-Sarao de Tevedos
4:00-Teleteatro de las 4
5:30- Carnaval de Cartones
6:30-Noticias
7:00-Los Picapiedras
7:30- Disloquiando
8:00-Ben Casey
9:00-Rumbo a lo Desconocido
10:00- Noticias
10:30-Teleteatro


CANAL 4
DOMINGO
9:15-La Santa Misa
10:00-Todo por la Patria
10:30-Hombres C6lebres
10:45-SAlvese Quien Pueda
11:30- Revista Musical
12:00- Repris6: Novela Semanal
2:19-Repris6: Novela Juvenil
4:00- Desde el Hip6dromo
6:00-Disneylandia
7:00-Bonanza
8:00-- Cinco Dedos
9:00-Ruta66
10:00-Pelicula
LUNES
11:30- Titeres y C6micas
11:50-Acci6n en el Mar
12:20-Noticiero del Mediodia
12:45-Ritmo y Alegria
1:15-Novela Semanal
3:30- Documental
4:00-Bol6dromo
4:30-La Mujer y su Belleza
5:00- Novela de las 5
5:30- Novela Juvenil
6:00- Serie de Aventuras
6:30- Tres Patines Show
6:55-InstantAIneas Sociales
7:00-Noticias
7:30-Sonrisas Colgate
8: 00-Kraft Musical
8:30-Novela
9:00-Novela de las 9
9:30-Las Enfermeras
10:30-Noticias
11:00-Hong Kong
MARTES
11:30- Titeres y C6micas
11:50-Los Perseguidores
12:20- Noticiero del Mediodia
12:45-Ritmo y Alegria
1:15-Novela Semanal
3:30- Documental
4:00-Bol6dromo
4:30-La Cocina en TV
5:00-Novela de las 5
5:30-Novela Juvenil
6:00- Serie de Aventuras
6:30- Picadillo Humoristico
6:55-Instantnceas Sociales
7:00-Noticias
7:30--Estudio Pepsi
8:00-La Hora Continental
8:30-Novela
9:00-Novela de las 9
9:30-Los Defensores
10:30-Noticias
11:00-Encrucijada
MIERCOLES
11:30- Titeres y C6micas
11:50-Randall el Justiciero
12:20- Noticiero del Mediodia
12:45- Ritmo y Alegria
1:15-Novela Semanal
3:30- Documental
4:00-Bol6dromo
4:30- Para el Hogar
5:00-Novela de las 5
5:30-Novela Juvenil
6:00- Serie de Aventuras
6:30-Tres Patines Show
6:55-Instantaneas Sociales
7:00-Noticias
7:30-C6micos y Canciones
8:00- Revista Musical
8:30-Novela
9:00- Novela de las 9
9:30-Dr. Kildare
10:30-Noticias
11:00-Solo los Valientes
JUEVES
11:30- Titeres y C6micas
11:50-Pete y Gladys
12:20--Noticiero del Mediodia
12:45- Ritmo y Alegria
1:15- Novela Semanal
3:30- Documental
4:00-Bol6dromo
4:30- La Cocina en TV
5:00- Novela de las 5
5:30- Novela Juvenil
6:00- Serie de Aventuras
6:30- Picadillo Humoristico
6:55-InstantAneas Sociales
7:00-Noticias
7:30-Beverly Ricos
8:00- La Hora de Orange Crush
8:30-Novela
9:00-Novela de las 9
9:30-El Teatro de Richard Boone
10:30-Noticias
11:00- Jefatura 87
VIERNES
11:30- Titeres y C6micas
11:50- Revolver a ila Orden
12:20- Noticiero del Mediodia
12:45- Ritmo y Alegria
1:15-Novela Semanal
3:30- Documental
4:00-Bol6dromo
4:30-La Mujer Opina
5:00- Novela de las 5
5:30- Novela Juvenil
6:00- Serie de Aventuras
6:30- Boite de Tres Patines
6:55-Instantlneas Sociales
7:00-Noticias
7:30- Show de Van Dyke
8:00- Las Estrellas y Usted
8:30-Novela
9:00-Novela de las 9
9:30-La Jungla de Asfalto
10:30-Noticias
SABADO
10:30- Club Infantil Televito
11:50-La Comedia Silente
12:20- Noticiero del Mediodia
12:45-De Inter6s Para Usted
1:00-ReDrise: Novela de las 5
3:19-Pelicula
5:00- Festival de Cartones
5:30-ElPaijaro Loco
6:00-El Paso al Noroeste
6:30-Las Aventuras de Rin Tin Tin
7:00- Noticias
7:30-Estrellas Palmolive
8:00- A Petici6n Suya
8:30-Yo Fui Criminal
9:30-Los Intocables
10:30-Noticias
11:00-Pelicula


_____En Su Pantalla_____


Viernes 2 ----

SAbado 3
Domingo 4

Lunes 5 ----

Martes 6---

Midrcoles 7--

Jueves 8

Viernes 9_ --


PARAISO
NO SHOW
I Thank A Fool and
Honeymoon Hotel
Send Me No Flowers

Send Me No Flowers
NO SHOW
Curse Of The Mummy's Tomb and
Pirates Of Blood River
The Quick Gun

NO SHOW


SANTA CRUZ
I Thank A Fool and
Honeymoon Hotel
NO SHOW

From The Earth To The Moon
Curse Of The Mummy's Tomb and
Pirates Of Blood River
The Quick Gun
Man Afraid

NO SHOW
Lust For Life and
Moonfleet


RAINBOW CITY
10 p.m.
Horror Of Dracula
Cat On A Tin Roof and
Gorgo
The Night Walker
The Night Walker

Stage To Thunder Rock
NO SHOW
The Gorgon and
Warrior Empress
10 p.m.
The Dambusters


jQu6 descansada vidal parece que
dijera Albert E. Johnson, ayudante de
mantenimiento en el Taller de Man-
tenimiento de Botes de la Divisi6n
de Dragas de Gamboa. En el mo-
mento en que lo sorprendi6 nuestra
cAmara, se dedicaba a la Ardua (?)
tarea de achicar el agua de una
panga. Es un hombre risuefio y ale-
gre y dicen sus compafieros que da
gusto estar en su compamiia. Tiene
mas de 27 afiios de trabajar con el
Canal de PanamA. Su edad, es secret
military, pero tiene alrededor de 46
afios. Es casado con la Sra. Daisy C.
Johnson, a la que condujo al altar
hace 20 afios. De su matrimonio na-
cieron cuatro hijos: Amalia E., Albert
E., Alicia T. y Edward R., de 19, 18,
16 y 15 afios, respectivamente. Vive
en la poblaci6n de Pedro Miguel,
donde goza de aprecio general. Su
mayor afici6n es jugar a los caballos.


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Paulo Aguilar, maquinista de la
lancha del Canal de PanamA "P6m-
pano," amarraba en esos moments
al muelle de botes de la Divisi6n de
. Dragas en Gamboa. Nacido en Buen
Retiro, Distrito de Ant6n, hizo su
escuela primaria en la cabecera del
distrito. Tiene 39 afios y es veteran
en sus servicios a diversas agencies
del Gobierno de Estados Unidos.
Hace 22 afios se inici6 como emplea-
do de la Fuerza A6rea en la gran
base de Rio Hato, e inici6 su trabajo
con el Canal en 1948. Su esposa se
llama Bernarda Martinez y tienen
tres hijas mujeres: Elsa Nidia, de 17
afios; Carmen Alicia, de 13, y Aura
Agustina de 10. Dice que a 61 no le
importa estar en desventaja de 4 a 1,
pues las cuatro mujeres de su casa lo
S. atienden como a un rey. ,Sus pasa-
tiempos? Las carreras de caballos y
cultivar el jardin que rodea su casa.


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Melodia en Agosto

Se adelantan planes para la cele-
braci6n de un gran program musi-
cal vespertino en el gimnasio del
Institute Panama el domingo 15 de
agosto.

Titulado "Melodias en Agosto," el
program se desenvolverA bajo los
auspicios de la Liga Masculina Me-
todista de PanamA.

El Grupo Coral Arpegio, de Rain-
bow City, bajo la competent direc-
ci6n de Alberto Griffith encabezarA
el program en el que serA artista
invitada" la Sra. Icelyn Morrison.

La tarde musical estara dedicada
al Concejal de PanamA, Leroy
Husband.




SPILLWAY
Publicaci6n official del Canal de Pana-
ma. Se autoriza la reproducci6n ya fue-
re verbal o escrita de cualquier cr6nica
o noticia aqui aparecida, sin necesidad
de solicitud expresa.
ROBERT J. FLEMING, Jr.
Gobernador de Ia Zona del Canal
HAROLD R. PARFITT
Vicegobernador
FRANK A. BALDWIN
Jefe de la Oficina de Informaci6n
La informaci6n que se deseare publicar
en el SPILLWAY debe ser enviada a la
oficina del Jefe de Prensa. Dirigir la
correspondencia a PANAMA CANAL
SPILLWAY, Apartado M, Balboa, Zona
del Canal.
Distribuci6n gratuita a todos los em-
pleados del Canal de Panami. Valor
de la subscripci6n para otros (inclu-
vendo envio por correo) $2.60 al afio.
Los cheques deben hacerse pagaderos
al Panama Canal Company y dirigidos
a: SPILLWAY Subscriptions, Box M,
Balboa Heights, Canal Zone.


ASCENSOS Y TRASLADOS


DIRECCION DE ABASTOS Y pacho de Combustibles Liquidos
SERVICIOS COMUNALES (Muelles).
Division de Abastos OTROS
N6stor De Le6n P., Obrero, a Ope- Sydney F. Stevenson, Ayudante Ar-
rador de Equipo de Manteni- queador, Divisi6n de Navegaci6n.
miento de Predios. William M. Wahl, Electricista, Di-
Adalberto Barahona, Operador de vision de Electricidad, a Divisi6n
Equipo de Mantenimiento de Pre- de Esclusas.
dios, a Jardinero. Rai6n Benjamin, Oficinista, Divi-
si6n de Navegaci6n, al Hospital
DIRECTION DE TRANSPORTES Gorgas.
Y TERMINALES Ivan 0. Arias, Aseador, Divisi6n de
Division del Ferrocarril Escuelas, al Hospital Gorgas.
. Doris Y. Gundersen, Oficinista-Este-
Ralph Rowland, Oficinista, Divisi6n n6grafa, Contraloria, a Contadu-
de Dragas, a Divisi6n del Ferro- a.
carril. N William Raveneau, Jefe de Operarios
Roberto N. Niles, Auxiliar de Enter- de Equipo de Contaduria, a la
meria (Medicina General y Ciru- Contraloria, Secci6n de Planillas
gia), a Verificador. y Contabilidad Mecanica.
Division de Terminales Frances J. Ponder, Oficinista Meca-
ales ngrafa, Contraloria, a Contadu-
Carlos Ballow, Aforador de Combus- ria.
tibles Liquidos, a Capataz Ayu- Austin J. Byrd, Jr., Primer Maqui-
dante de Despacho de Combus- nista, Remolcador, Divisi6n de
tibles Liquidos (Muelles). Dragas.
Howard H. Carey, Capataz Ayudan- Joanne L. Allen, Ge6logo, Divisi6n
te de Despacho de Combustibles de Ingenieria.
Liquidos (Muelle), a Despachador Thomas J. Burbine, Especialista en
de Combustibles Liquidos. Seguridad, Oficina de Seguridad
Dudl&y A. Smith, Cecilio A. Brown, Interna.
Oficinista, Divisi6n de Abastos, a Dorothy G. de Quir6s, Oficinista,
Verificador de Carga. Hospital Gorgas.
Louise Y. Merchant, Oficinista En- Joaquin F. L6pez, M6dico (Clinica
cargada de Cuentas Corrientes, de Patologia), a Jefe de la Secci6n
Division de Abastos, a Oficinista. de Patologia Clinica, Hospital
Roberto McDonald G., Pasacables, Gorgas.
Division de Esclusas, a Estibador. Lloyd M. Tait, Oficinista, Hospital
Oscar F. Grey, Pasabarcos, Divisi6n Gorgas.
de Navegaci6n, a Estibador. Charles V. Greene, Oficinista, Hos-
Selvington H. Pusey, Marinero, Di- pital Gorgas.
vision de Dragas, a Estibador. Ivy M. Howell, Oficinista, Hospital
Milton D. Hart, Fogonero (Planta Gorgas.
Flotante), a Estibador. Victor C. Jarrett, Oficinista-Mecan6-
Clyde E. Dunn Moodie, Obrero (Tra- grafo, Direcci6n de Navegaci6n.
bajos Pesados), a Operario de Cecil W. Caudill, Ayudante Arquea-
Montacargas de Trinche. dor, Divisi6n de Navegaci6n.
Jos6 I. Orue, Pasabarco, Divisi6n de Gladys A. Ara6z, Auxiliar de Enfer-
Navegaci6n, a Ayudante de Des- meria, Hospital de Palo Seco.


Pigina 2


Gente en la Noticia


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Julio 2, 1965


SPILLWAY DEL CANAL DE PANAMA


URGE DESTAPAR EL DARIEN


La Carretera Panamericana es Esencial


Para el Desarrollo Agricola de Latinoamerica


En la jungla que se extiende entire
PanamA y Colombia, un ej6rcito de
ingenieros y top6grafos trata de "des-
tapar" el Ilamado Tap6n del Darien,
el mayor obstaculo que se opone a
la terminaci6n de la Carretera Pana-
mericana. Cuando este studio de
exploraci6n y localizaci6n quede con-
cluido y se proceda a la construcci'6n
de este tramo, lo cual todavia llevara
algunos afios, las Americas estarAn
conectadas y Latinoam6rica quedara
ligada por una modern carretera de
unos 15.000 kil6metros, desde la
frontera de Estados Unidos con
M6xico hasta Argentina, quedando
realmente unidas todas las capitals
del Continente Americano.
La idea de unir las Americas em-
pez6 con el suefio de un ferrocarril
en 1880, pero despu6s fue abando-
nado, pensindose mejor en una ca-


de una vasta red de 45.000 kil6me-
tros de carreteras que forman el Sis-
tema de Carreteras Panamericano.
Probablemente, quienes mAs se
han beneficiado con este gran siste-
ma de carreteras son los agricultores
latinoamericanos.
En done la Carretera Panameri-
cana es la principal arteria de los
transportes, se han construido cami-
nos que como afluentes desembocan
en ella, conectandola con regions
agricolas que hasta hace poco eran
inaccesibles. No s6lo se han intro-
ducido nuevos cultivos en esas Areas
y establecido nuevos centros de po-
blaci6n, sino que los caminos de
acceso hacen possible a los agricul-
tores expandir sus mercados y mejo-
rar los precious de sus cosechas.
A menudo el resultado ya ha sido el
desarrollo de nuevas industries agri-
colas que contribuyen materialmente


estAn abriendose nuevas Areas antes
completamente aisladas. En las zonas
altas cercanas a la carretera, el trigo
se esti convirtiendo en cosecha co-
mercial, cuyo transport al mercado
se hace por medio de camiones; sobre
la secci6n oriental de la carretera,
cercana a El Salvador, el cafe y la
caria de azuicar se cultivan extensa-
mente.
En los iltimos 5 afios tambien
PanamA ha desarrollado su industrial
citrica cerca de Boquete, donde un
camino conectado con la Carretera
Panamericana, permit la salida de
la fruta hacia la ciudad de Panami,
para su venta a la Zona del Canal,
o para ser exportada al Lejano Orien-
te y a Europa.
Honduras, cuyo principal mercado
es la densamente poblada naci6n de
El Salvador, habia sufrido durante
afios por falta de comunicaciones,


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Puente pr

rretera, cuya construe
en 1930, y durante la s
da se hicieron notables
II Guerra Mundial est
res por tal camino, y
dad s6lo permanece i
tramo de aproximadam
metros. Ya no se le cc
un solo camino, sino c


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ovisional de troncos sobre un camino preliminary en el tramo El Llano-Cafiita.

ci6n se inici6 a la mayor adquisici6n de divisas en a traves de la frontera a lomo de
iguiente d.ca- el exterior. acemila. Hoy los camiones efectUan
progress. La En Mexico, por ejemplo, la indus- el transport usando la carretera.
imul6 el inte- tria citrica debe su prosperidad a la Tambien recientemente Nicaragua
en la actuali- Carretera Panamericana, dado que ha iniciado un gran proyecto de irri-
inconcluso un la mayor parte de los citricos se pro- gaci6n cercano a la Carretera Pan-
ente 700 kil6- ducen a lo largo de esa carretera, al americana, para producer plAtanos de
onsidera como sur de Monterrey. Y en Guatemala, exportaci6n y arroz para el consume
omo el nucleo transportando sus frutas y legumbres domestico.




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ENTIRE LOS PUEBLOS DE LOS


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5 ESTA OBRA ES UNA DEMOSTRACION
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exas, James C. Wright, el Ingeniero Jorge Garcia Tellez, y Rodolfo Obarrio, posan ante un
letrero del camino Chepo-El Llano.


Una cuadrilla realize el desmonte para facilitar la labor de los agrimensores.



CUADRO DE HONOR DEL

BANCO DE SANGRE

HOSPITAL GORGAS


CONTRALORIA
Robert S. Bowen
Charles McArthor
Norbert H. McCauley
Claudius McNish
DIRECTION DE MARINA
Jos6 V. Avalos
Billy D. Bell
Wilfred A. Campbell
Constant N. Claveu
Alfred E. Farrell
Arturo Jim6nez
Yane Leves
Narciso L6pez
Robert McConaughy
Guido E. Mora
Alrick L. Nelson
William Torbert
Joseph Quintal
Zacarias Reluz
Zoilo Rodriguez
Roland Rosinski
Alfred Simonsson
Miguel Vargas
DIRECTION DE INGENIERIA
Y CONSTRUCTION
Charles A. Alexander
B. Banks
Charles M. Brandl
Richard D. Brown
Frank Cambridge
Gerardo Cosca
Jocelyn DeCosta
John B. Farrow
Aristides G6mez
Maurice E. Grandison
William Greenidge
Pablo E. Gutirrrez
Menelio Hernindez C.


Norberto Herrera L.
Rend Ibarra C.
John L. Joshua
Joseph S. Leiby
Adolphus E. Mapp
Rito Murillo M.
Jos6 G. Santana
Allen Shepperd
Clarence E. Sykes
George Weeks
DIRECTION DE ABASTOS Y
SERVICIOS COMUNALES
Edith V. Britton
Clifford Jemmott
DIRECTION DE PERSONAL
Lloyd L. Anderson
DIRECTION DE ASUNTOS
CIVILES
Louise Caldwell
Karl Shirley
DIRECTION DE SALUBRIDAD
George C. Armien
Victor Smith
OTROS
William T. Belyea
Roberto E. Earle
Luis A. Flores
John S. Foster
W. K. Gerhart
Staton P. Harrison
Emilio Kourany
P. E. Kurzdorfer
Remigio Quintero
Thomas B. Rainey, Jr.
Luis A. Rodriguez
Wilfred Warren


DIRECTION DE MARINA
Clyde Ausein
A. J. Cole
William Grant
Robert Kinag
Herbert Lynton
Willes Mitchell
Joseph Quintal
Egbert Robinson
Oscal Spalding
Henry Watson
DIRECTION DE TRANSPORTES
Y TERMINALES
Selwyn 0. Brown
Jose Ceballos

DIRECTION DE ABASTOS Y
SERVICIOS COMUNALES
Walter Clarke
Jos6 De Silva
Rauil Ortiz


DIRECTION DE INGENIERIA
Y CONSTRUCTION
Cuttis George
Ruperto Gordon
George Hibbert
John Housley
Vincente Pinilla
Viberto Weekes
DIRECTION DE ASUNTOS
CIVILES
Winston Alleyne
Russell Favorite
William Staats
Nathan Thomas
DIRECTION DE SALUBRIDAD
Thelma Carey
Dr. Patrick Tisdale
OTROS
Gwendolyn Copeland
George Grimes
Teodoro Wirdes


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HOSPITAL DE COCO SOLO


M.








SPILLWAY DEL CANAL DE PANAMA


Julio 2, 1965


COMPETENCIAS PARAISO-RAINBOW CITY
---- I


SE REALIZARAN ESTA TARDE

A LAS CINCO EN MOUNT HOPE


Nuevamente, el Supervisor de
Educaci6n Fisica de las Escuelas La-
tinoamericanas de la Zona del Canal,
Profesor Oscar Suman Carrillo, esti
impulsando atractivos programs de
pista y campo para los diversos plan-
teles del area.
El pasado martes 29 de junio, en
el campo de juegos de Santa Cruz se
iniciaron las competencias intercole-
giales. En dicha fecha, tomaron parte
las nifias de los primeros ciclos de
las escuelas de Paraiso, Santa Cruz
y Rainbow City. El dia siguiente,
mibrcoles 30 de junio, y en el campo
de juegos de Paraiso, se efectuaron
las competencias de varones de los
primeros ciclos de las mismas escue-
las.
El dia de boy, viernes 2 de julio,
el Estadio de Mount Hope serA el
scenario, a partir de las 5 de la tar-
de, de las competencias de los alum-
nos de ambos sexos, de los segundos


Bazar de Caridad
El Eijrcito de Salvaci6n de la
ciudad de Colon, en su local de la
Calle 14 y Amador Guerrero, estd
organizando un magnifico Bazar
de Caridad, que se verificard ma-
fiana 3 de julio en el lugar men-
cionado arriba. A la vez que esta
actividad del Ejdrcito de Salva-
cidn, contribuird en aliviar a mu-
chos necesitados, servird para que
las personas que acudan consigan
articulos iltiles a precious suma-
mente convenientes. Este bazar
comenzard, maiiana a las 4 de la
tarde.


Reduzca el Sibado
Quienes estuvieren interesadas en
reducir de peso harian bien en po-
nerse en comunicaci6n con Mrs. Mar-
cella Doss, organizadora del Capi-
tulo local de TOPS, grupo que cuenta
con los parabienes de la Asociaci6n
Mbdica Americana.
La Sra. Doss ha convocado a una
reuni6n en el aula 204 de la Univer-
sidad de la Zona del Canal de 11:30
a.m. a 1 de la tarde el sAbado.
Todas las damas del Istmo-tanto
de PanamA cuanto de la Zona del
Canal-interesadas en reducir de
peso quedan invitadas a esta reuni6n.

El Congress de Seguridad
De 1965 Esta en Marcha
Tan pronto como finalize el Con-
greso de Seguridad de 1964, el Na-
tional Safety Council inici6 los pre-
parativos para el de 1965, el que se
llevard a cabo desde el 25 al 28 de
octubre pr6ximo.
El propdsito de este Congreso, al
igual que el de los afios anteriores, es
el reunir a la gente de los Estados
Unidos y de diferentes paises, a fin
de intercambiar ideas y puntos de
vista sobre cada aspect de la Pre-
venci6n de Accidentes.
El C.I.A.S. mantendrd informados
a sus socios, en los pr6ximos nimeros
de Noticias de Seguridad, sobre las
programaciones del Congreso.


Aprenda Sobre Botes
(Viene de la pdgina 1)
B. Burnham, antiguo comandante,
formarAn parte del panel de discu-
si6n. La pelicula se refiere a la se-
lecci6n del bote y el motor, la veri-
ficact6n del equipo esencial, los peli-
gros de sobrecargar y los principios
necesarios de seguridad.
El sAbado, 10 de julio, a las 3:45
de la tarde, se presentarA la pelicula
"Derecho de Via para Botes," de 16
minutes de duraci6n, y suministrada
por la Guardia de Costa. Present en
acci6n, las situaciones de encuentro,
cruce y el pase de un bote a otro, lo
mismo que las situaciones creadas
entire un bote grande y uno pequefio,
y el procedimiento correct en cada
caso.


ciclos de las escuelas de Paraiso y
Rainbow City.
El program de las competencias
es sumamente interesante, sefialan-
dose competencias para nifias en ca-
rreras de velocidad de 100 y 200
metros, lo mismo que relevo de
4 x 100 y salto largo. Los varones
competiran en salto largo y salto
alto; 100, 200, 400 y 800 metros
plans; tambi6n competiran en rele-
vos de 4 x 100. Uno de los puntos
culminantes del program serA la
competencia del lanzamiento de bala
para varones.
Se puede considerar lo de hoy,
como una exhibici6n con la que cul-
mina un period intensive de pre-
paraci6n que se inici6 con el afio
escolar.


,Es Usted Tipico? . -.
El tipico empleado Federal de O
carrera, jubilado en 1964 con mis de, .,
60 afios de edad, si tiene por lo menos ,
30 afios de servicio, es var6n, casado .'
y de 65 afios de edad, tiene derecho
a una pension de $402 al mes, si ha .
tenido un promedio de 38 afios de
servicio Federal. En las listas del ser-
vicio civil, a mediados de 1964, habia "
482.000 jubilados y .206.000 sobre-
vivientes.

Algunas personas se la pasan tan
interesadas en las cosas interesantes
de su trabajo, que nunca llegan a
aprender el trabajo. -

Al tiempo que la poblaci6n de Es- ,
tados Unidos ha aumentado a una '-
rata annual del 1.7 por ciento, entire
los afios 1955 y 1965, los empleos
Federales han aumentado a una rata
de 0.6 por afio. Los equipos de softbol de los Distrit
resante series de tres juegos, reciente
Estadio de Mount Hope. Los capital
JamAs tendrA usted 6xito en nada, los juegos tuvieron una gran concur
si no crece lo suficiente como para ternal que tuvo lugar en el centro cc
culparse a si mismo de sus propios franelas, ganaron los tres juegos, per
errors y reveses. de buenos de

Unos 83.700 premios por servicios Estadio Conchoidal de
distinguidos, fueron adjudicados por
el Gobierno el afio pasado, unos Un gigantesco estadio bajo techo,
7.000 mas que el afio anterior. Los cuya forma ha sido designada como
beneficios obtenidos a causa de los "conchoidal," esti siendo planeado
mencionados servicios distinguidos para la ciudad germana de Colonia.
se calculan en $31 millones. Los pre- Semejante en disefio al estadio
mios en efectivo, como promedio, olimpico que se levanta en el Distrito
fueron de unos $146. Federal de M6xico, el de Colonia


tos Norte y Sur de la Divisi6n de Transporte a Motor, sostuvieron una inte-
mente. Dos partidos fueron jugados en el campo de Paraiso y uno en el
nes Harold Laurie (del Norte) y Joseph Cox (del Pacifico), dijeron que todos
rencia. Despues del uiltimo juego los jugadores altemaron en un agape fra-
imunal de Paraiso. Los de Crist6bal, cuya identificaci6n pueden ver en las
ro ello no impidi6 que los del sector Pacifico siempre conservaran el Animo
eportistas. Pueden verlo tambien en la otra fotografia.


75.000 Espectadores
acomodaria a 75.000 espectadores y
tendria una techumbre plAstica.
Se calcula que una tercera parte
del espacio estaria destinada para
los asientos. El costo de la monu-
mental obra excederia los 17 millo-
nes de marcos.


El Gobernador Robert J. Fleming, Jr., platica con miembros del Comit6 de Becas durante el
buffet que fue ofrecido recientemente como parte del program encaminado a levantar fondos
para becas que son otorgadas a estudiantes de las comunidades latinoamericanas de la Zona
del Canal. Aparecen en la grifica, de izquierda a derecha: E. L. Fawcett, quien preside el cita-
do Comit6 de Becas; A. E. Osborne, tesorero; Emily Butcher, subsecretaria; el Gobernador
Fleming; B. I. Everson, jefe de la Direcci6n de Asuntos Civiles; y F. A. Castles, superintendent
de la Divisi6n de Escuelas de la Zona del Canal, quien a la vez es Presidente Honorario del
Comit6 de Becas Latinoamericanas.


Se Descuidan las Reglas Para
Prevenir Incendios en Teatros
Se ha advertido en la ciudad de
Nueva York, por el departamento de
bombers, que los teatros locales des-
cuidan las ordenanzas que imponen
un minimo de limpieza y precaucio-
nes para prevenir incendios. Entre
bastidores y la tramoya se deja acu-
mular basura (cajas de carton, made-
ra suelta, etc.) y los actors y tramo-
yistas tiran cigarrillos encendidos a
diestra y siniestra. A este paso dentro
de pronto en vez de dear caer el
teldn dejardn caer la cortina de hie-
rro, que sirve para detener el paso de
las llamas desde el scenario hasta las
butacas y que sirvi6, ademds, tan fe-
lizmente, para la famosa metdfora de
Winston Churchill sobre el "tel6n de
acero.


Se Estudia Posible Inspecci6n
De los Autom6viles Nuevos
En casi todos los paises es una obli-
gaci6n someter los vehiculos a inspec-
ciones anuales, al realizarse un cam-
bio de duefio, etc. En muy pocos, sin
embargo, se revisan los coaches salidos
de fdbrica, que se suponen en per-
fecto estado de funcionamiento y sin
fallas. Esto implica much presun-
ci6n, ya que incontables accidents
se deben a los flamantes autom6viles
que inexplicablemente fallen en la
carretera al poco tiempo de estre-
nados.
Una nueva legislaci6n norteameri-
cana impondrd la revision obligato-
ria de los vehiculos nuevos, adn sin
uso, se calcula que redundard en pro
de la disminucidn de los accidents de
trdnsito en Estados Unidos, aunque
supondrd, como es d1gico, gastos adi-
cionales para los vendedores o usua-
rios.


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