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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: August 20, 1965
Frequency: biweekly[jan. 6, 1984-1999]
weekly[ former -dec. 23, 1983]
biweekly
regular
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Periodicals -- Panama Canal (Panama)   ( lcsh )
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 Notes
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: VID00524
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)

Full Text



THE PANAMA CANAL




Spillway


Gift of the Panama Canal Museum


Vol. IV, No. 9 50 Years of Service . To World Commerce Friday, August 20, 1965


Miraflores


Locks Floors


To Be Checked
Unwatering of the west lane at
Miraflores Locks is scheduled to
begin September 4 to permit explora-
tory drilling of the locks floor. Any
defects discovered by the drilling
will be repaired and lateral culvert
sections will be pinned with steel
rods to prevent any occurrence of
the type of failure which occurred
at Pedro Miguel Locks earlier this
year. (Extensive repairs to the floor
of the west lane were required.)
Following completion of the west
lane, similar work will be performed
on the east lane. All drilling and
repairs will be accomplished by
the Maintenance and Dredging Divi-
sions of the Panama Canal. Work is
scheduled for completion by Octo-
ber 29, with both lanes to be
operating at that time.
Starting in November, the Locks
Division will resume the trial of the
24-hour concept of overhauling miter
gates. The 24-hour concept provides
for repairing the miter gates without
unwatering the chamber or taking
the lane out of service.
The work will consist of placing
cofferdams at the wall quoin faces of
miter gates 112 and 113 in the east
lane, pumping out the cofferdam,
completing the necessary underwater
repairs in the unwatered coffer-
dam, removing the cofferdam, and
replacing the gates which were
removed and repaired in the Balboa
drydock by the Industrial Division
earlier this year.
This project will be completed by
the first week in December.

Registration at CZC
Open Through Sept. 1
Registration for fall semester Canal
Zone College courses is being held
daily through September 1. Inter-
ested students may obtain necessary
forms and instructions at the college
office.
Appointments may be made to
register by calling Balboa 2380, 2676,
or 4590, from 7:15 a.m. to 9 p.m.,
Monday through Thursday, and on
Friday from 7:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.


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Exploratory core drilling at Miraflores spillway.


Only One Way

To Beat Radar

Speeding Check
Speeding motorists in the Canal
Zone no longer can depend on their
rearview mirrors for help in evading
speeding tickets. The use of radar by
the Canal Zone police takes care of
that.
Thirty speeders received citations
over the past weekend in the Balboa
Police District. The figure represents
more than 50 percent of the number
of speed citations issued in the
10-day period since the radar check
was started. From August 4 to
August 13, a total of 67 tickets for
radar-checked speeding were issued
by the Balboa police.
Radar speed checks started July 23
in the Cristobal Police District, and
41 citations were issued there up to
the past weekend.
Age has nothing to do with the
yen to speed. All age groups are rep-
resented by those who are tempted
to "let-'er-out" on the straight and
not so straight stretches.
Chronic speeders in the past
depended on their rearview mirrors
(Continued on p. 4)


MORE PRIVACY NOW

IN NOTICES OF

PAY, STEP JUMPS
A new method for preparing "per-
sonal" pay adjustment and step in-
crease notifications to employees has
been developed by the Personnel
Bureau. The new individual notices
will replace the old "mass action"
personnel forms which employees
formerly received when they were
given a within grade step increase
or benefited from general pay in-
creases applying to many employees
within a particular pay category.
The old mass actions were some-
thing less than "private" and allowed
the recipient to examine step, grade,
and salary of all other persons listed
on the mass action form with him.
By the same token, his grade and
rate of pay was similarly available
to the other persons on the form.
The new individual notices are
printed on an IBM card marked in
red, "EMPLOYEE COPY." They
will be printed by machine and from
now on employees will receive
their notification of step increase
or pay adjustment personally and
confidentially.


Let Experts

Handle Work

On Antennas
Due to the accident hazard and
damage to roofs as a result of ten-
nants and commercial servicemen
installing roof-mounted TV and radio
antennas, it has been recommended
that only experienced maintenance-
men be permitted to do this type of
work.
Antenna installations or removals
will be accomplished, at occupants'
expense, by the Maintenance Divi-
sion upon request of the house-
holder, after approval by the Housing
Manager.
If installation is done by private
or commercial personnel, the house-
holder will be held responsible for
any revisions to the installation or
repairs to roofs, or other portions
of the building, necessitated by
irresponsible installers.
Installation of roof-top antennas
must be made in accordance with
rules listed in the "Application for
Authority to Install a Radio or Tele-
vision Outdoor Antenna System"
which the householder makes out in
triplicate. These may be obtained
from the District Housing Manager.
Unauthorized persons should not
be permitted access to roofs at any
time, both for safety reasons and for
the preservation of the roof. Children
are prohibited from playing on any
roof because of the danger involved.


Oral Polio


Booster


Shots Urged
Parents of schoolchildren up to the
age of 18 years should be sure that
their children have a second oral
polio booster before entering school.
This is the "sweetest" immunization
of all for it is two drops of each of
the three types of the polio vaccine
given on a sugar cube.
The Division of Preventive Medi-
cine offered oral polio drops to Canal
Zone residents and Panama Canal
organization employees in April and
May 1963. All persons taking the
basic doses were told to return a
year later for a booster.
Now it is recommended by the
American Academy of Pediatrics
that all children receive a second
booster preferably upon entrance to
school at about 7 years of age.
However, until all young persons
under age 18 receive a second
booster polio vaccine will be offered
to all those in school.
Oral polio may be secured free of
charge from the six Community
Health Centers located in Balboa,
Paraiso, Rainbow City, Coco Solo,
Margarita, and Gatun and also from
the Gamboa Dispensary.

Orientation

Set for New
BHS Students
New Balboa High School students
won't have to go to school Septem-
ber 9 unfamiliar with the school and
its activities.
An orientation program will be
held at the high school auditorium
Friday, September 3, from 9 to 11:30
a.m. The program is being prepared
by the Student Association at BHS.
Included on the agenda are a wel-
come from the student body pres-
ident, a talk by Principal C. A. Will-
man, and the introduction of F. A.
Castles, Superintendent of Schools,
and T. F. Hotz, Assistant Super-
intendent, U.S. Schools. The program
will be rounded out by talks con-
cerning student government, class
activities, clubs, ROTC, cheerlead-
ing, and athletics at BHS. Following
the program will be a guided tour
of the campus and then a refresh-
ment period.
All new BHS students are urged
to take advantage of this opportunity
to become acquainted with the school
and its facilities.


>-Early Registration

.Urged for New Pupils
Early registration for all new tic side, at the offices of Cristobal
pupils in the U.S. elementary, sec- Junior-Senior High School; grades
ondary schools, and the college in 10-12, Pacific side, Balboa High
the Canal Zone is urged by F. A. School; Pacific side students in
Castles, Superintendent of Canal grades 7-9 who will be attending
Zone Schools. the new Curundu Junior High School
Pupils for grades kindergarten will register in the former Diablo
through sixth who did not attend Heights Junior High School office in
.Canal Zone schools last year may Building 5534 beginning August 20.
enroll at the schools starting Wednes- Students who wish to enter Canal
day, August 25. Students entering Zone College may register in that
> kindergarten or grade 1 should office any time before Wednes-
.present birth certificates. Other new day, September 1. At the time of
students are asked to present report registration they should arrange to
I' -cards from last year. have their parents sign the tuition
hStudents enrolling in grades 7-12 contracts.
Am who did not attend Canal Zone All new students will be asked to
Secretary of the Army Stanley R. Resor (at far end of table alongside Governor Fleming) is shown during one of schools last year are requested to complete information blanks fur-
his meetings with labor and civic council representatives during his visit to the Isthmus last weekend, enroll as follows: Grades 7-12, Atlan- (Continued on p. 4)


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THE PANAMA CANAL SPILLWAY


August 20, 1965


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American Red Cross Volunteers received their caps and pins during a recent capping ceremony at the Red Cross
Chapter House. Mrs. Daniel J. Paolucci (second from left), chairman of Volunteers, Canal Zone Chapter, Amer-
ican Red Cross, is shown presenting American Red Cross Volunteer Mrs. R. E. Tignor her pin while Mrs. W. F.
Robinson places cap on Volunteer Marie Baines' head.


SUNDAY

1:00-SCN Afternoon News
1:05-Sacred Heart
1:20-EBF: "Immunization"
1:30-Major League Baseball
4:00- Sunday Playhouse:
"Just Off Broadway"
5:00-Tennessee Ernie Ford
5:30- Celebrity Golf
6:00-Chronicle
6:30- Dennis Day
6:55-TeleNews Weekly Newsreel
7:05-My Favorite Martian
7:30-The Unexpected
8:00-SCN News
8:05-Ed Sullivan
8:55-Sports Wrap Up
9:05-Dick Powell Theatre (Premiere)
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
6:00-Dateline
6:30--The Big Picture
6:55-SCN News In Spanish
7:05-I've Got A Secret
7:30-Shotgun SIade
8:00-SCN News
8:05-Andy Griffith
8:30-Danny Thomas
9:00-SCN News
9:05-SCN Special: "Bell Telephone
Hour"
10:00-Focus on Today
10:15-Monday Night Movie:
"The Gambler And
The Lady"
Final Edition Headlines

TUESDAY

4:00-Afternoon
5:00-SCN Afternoon News
5:05- Afternoon (Cont.)
5:30-This New House (Premiere)
6:00-Dateline
6:30-Suvival
6:55-SCN News In Spanish
7:05-Picture This
7:30-The Thin Man
8:00-SCN News
8:05- Hollywood Palace
9:00-SCN News
9:05-Medic
9:30-Heart of the City
10:00-Focus on Today
10:15-Film Festival: "Tampico"
Final Edition Headlines

WEDNESDAY
4:00-Afternoon
5:00- SCN Afternoon News
5:05-Afternoon (Cont.)
5:30- Report
6:00-Dateline
6:30-Flags of Freedom
6:55-SCN News In Spanish


American Red Cross Volunteers
who completed Red Cross basic
training given by the Canal Zone
Chapter, American Red Cross, re-
ceived their caps and pins in a recent
capping ceremony and are to be
assigned to Army dental clinics in
the Canal Zone.
At the request of the office of the
Surgeon General, Department of the
Army, service by American Red
Cross Volunteers in dental clinics
began officially 2 years ago. The Red
Cross volunteer program at Fort
Clayton was inaugurated in May of
this year and since then 1,045 hours
of service have been given by 31


7:05-To Tell the Truth
7:30-Sheriff of Cochise
8:00-SCN News
8:05-Wednesday Night at the Movies:
"All About Eve"
10:15- Focus on Today
10:30-Social Security In Action
10:45- SCN Open House
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-Green Island
6:55-SCN News In Spanish
7:05-F. D. R.
7:30-The Third Man
8:00-SCN News
8:05-The King Family
9:00-SCN News
9:05-Parole
9:30-M Squad
10:00-Focus on Today
10:15-Armchair Theatre: "Ladies
Who Do"
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 Realit
6:55-Spanish News
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-Bold Venture
10:00-Focus on Today
10:15- Friday Night Movie:
"The Forbidden Street"
Final Edition Headlines

SATURDAY
1:00-SCN Afternoon News
1:05- Cartoon Carnival
2:00-Mr. Mayor
3:00-Tournament of Champions
"Way Down East"
4:50-Armed Forces Military Review
5:20-Glamour Magic
5:30-This Is The Life
6:00-Weekend '65
6:20- Canal Zone Calendar
6:30-True Adventure
6:55-SCN News In Spanish
7:05-Ted Mack
7:30-Roy Rogers
8:00-SCN News
8:05-Jackie Gleason
9:00-SCN News
9:05-Lawrence Welk Show
10:00-Focus on Today
10:15-The Tonight Show
Final Edition Headlines


volunteers at the Fort Clayton
Dental Clinic.
Red Cross volunteers assume cer-
tain duties of a trained dental assist-
ant. With proper training and super-
vision, volunteers may assist in dental
clinics within the range of duties
approved by the American National
Red Cross and by the office of the
Army Surgeon General. These duties
may include reception and appoint-
ments of patients; maintenance and
disposition of dental forms and
records; assisting dentists; checking


Gorgas and Coco Solo Hospitals

Treat More Than 225,000 In 1964


Gorgas and Coco Solo Hospitals
treated a total of 215,178 outpatients
during fiscal year 1964, and treated
and cared for 11,403 inpatients
during the same period.
Gorgas Hospital rendered out-
patient services to 25,879 U.S. citizen
employees and their dependents.
Coco Solo treated almost half this
number of U.S. citizen employees
and their dependents in the Atlantic
area.
More than 42,000 non-U.S. citizen
employees and their dependents re-
ceived outpatient services at Gorgas
Hospital, while 36,035 persons in this
category were given outpatient treat-
ment at Coco Solo Hospital.
Military and civilian employees of
the Army, Navy, and Air Force and
their dependents accounted for more
than a third of the outpatients at
Gorgas Hospital. There were 11,503
military and civilian employee and
dependent outpatients at Coco Solo
Hospital.
Military and civilian employees of
the military and their dependents
were provided 40,000 days of in-
patient care at Gorgas Hospital
during this period, while just over
7,000 days were provided at Coco
Solo.
Many others received medical and
surgical care from these two institu-


SPILLWAY

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AMA CANAL SPILLWAY (or you
may subscribe for them). Cost is
$260 a year. This includes mail-


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mounting of dental X-rays; and Checks for subscriptions should
patient education in oral hygiene be made payable to the Panama
techniques. Canal Company and may be
These volunteers are required to mailed to:
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ing given by the Chapter, and the Box M
necessary technical training and Balboa Heights, Canal Zone
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The American Red Cross Volun- to
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teers who received their caps and
pins are:
Marie Baines, Jean Baynes, Beverly A t T h e
Brooks, Rita Cassidy, Rosena Cargle, T
Margaret Epps, Pauline Gressett, Week Beginning Saturday,
TT Week Beginning Saturday,
Helen Grimmett, Joanne Holley,
Laura Jackson, Shirlee Johnson, August 21, 1965
Elizabeth Jones, Ann Murphy, Helen BALBOA (Air Conditioned)
Nowak, Betty Padden, Margaret Sat.-Sun., 2:30, 6:15, 8:15-Mon., 7:30-
John Goldtarb, Please Come Home
Palmer, Evelyn Pride, Myrtle Tues., 7:30-Samson And The Seven
Rasbury, Brigitte Reyna, Karen Miracles Of The World
Wed.-Thurs., 7:30-Night Must Fall
Scharrett, Mabel Spencer, Mary Fri., 7:00-MurderAhoy
Stuart, Marie Tabert, Carmen DIABLO HEIGHTS
Thompson, Suzanne Tignor, Anita Saturday night-Tamahine
Treible, Rosalie Vardeman, and Sun., 2:00, 7:00--Mon., 7:00-Circus
Elleen Weland. World
Elleen Weiland. Tues.-A Cry In The Night
The Reverend John B. Field, ad- Wed.-Hud
ministrative assistant to the Bishop, Thurs.-All The Young Men
Dis of th C l Fri.-The Sheepman
Missionary Diocese of the Canal Friday Owl Show, 10 p.m.-Mr. Sardonicus
Zone, and Judge Guthrie F. Crowe, GAMBOA*
chairman, Canal Zone Chapter, Saturday night, 8:15 p.m.-Doctor Syn,
American Red Cross, participated in Alias The Scarecrow
the capping ceremony. Sun.-36 Hours
Mon.-NO SHOW
Tues.-Hud
Wed.-A Cry In The Night
ABOUT DEADLINES Thurs. NO SHOW
ABU I Fri.-Circus World


Material intended for publica-
tion in THE SPILLWAY should be
received in the Panama Canal
Press Office not later than Monday
afternoon of the week of publica-
tion. Only urgent material can be
received and processed for use the
same week as late as noon Tues-
day. Mail material to PANAMA
CANAL SPILLWAY, Box M, Balboa
Heights, C.Z.

Statistics are used to support any-
thing . especially statisticians.
0 0 a
One nice thing about the horse was
that some designer couldn't make
yours obsolete long before it was
paid for.


COCO SOLO (Air Conditioned)0
Saturday night-Sunday, 2:00, 7:00-
Hush . Hush, Sweet Charlotte
Mon.-The Deep Blue Sea
Tues.-The Love Cage
Wed.-Thurs.-That Man From Rio
Fri.-The Law And Jake Wade
MARGARITA*
Saturday night-Retreat, Hell!ll
Sun., 2:00, 7:00-Mon., 7:00-The Sword
In The Stone
Tues.-A Face In The Crowd
Thurs.-The White Witch Doctor
Thurs.-Satan Never Sleeps
Fri.-Doctor Syn, Alias The Scarecrow
Friday Owl Show, 10 p.m.-The Restless
Years
GATUN *
Saturday ni('ht-Battle Hymn
Sunday Matinee, 2:30 p.m.-Man Behind
The Gun
Sunday night-That Man From Rio
Mon.-NO SHOW


tions. Retired employees and their
dependents received more than
10,000 days of inpatient treatment.
Seamen also were inpatients for
more than 5,000 days at the 2 hos-
pitals, plus approximately 1,500 days
of treatment for State Department
personnel and diplomats stationed in
Latin America.
Approximately 14,000 persons, in-
cluding those sponsored by U.S.
Public Health Service, State Depart-
ment personnel, retired employees
and dependents, visitors, veterans,
FAA employees, domestics in the
Canal Zone, and others were out-
patients of the 2 hospitals.


Ex-Comptroller Takes

Position with College
Lindsley H. Noble, former Pan-
ama Canal Comptroller, has accepted
a temporary appointment as director
of business and financial affairs at
Haverford College, Haverford, Pa.
A member of the Federal Govern-
ment Accountants Association, he is
serving this year as chairman of its
national awards committee.
Long active in FGAA, Noble was
Deputy Assistant Postmaster General
and Controller of Post Office Depart-
ment at the time of his retirement
from Federal service.


WATCH OUT
FOR TALL
DARK STRANGERS
And all other motorists.
Your life depends on it!
Defensive driving can
save your life this year.
S Make it a habit.

/ ( WATCH OUT FOR
THE OTHER GUY!
Published to save lives in cooperation with
The Advertising Council and the National Safety Council.


Movies


Tues.-The White Witch Doctor
Wed.-NO SHOW
Thurs.-A Face In The Crowd
Fri.-Tamahine


Special Matinees

Saturday, August 21, 1965
BALBOA (Air Conditioned)
10:00 a.m.
Thunder Over The Plains-Randolph Scott,
Phyllis Kirk: A Technicolor Western
with fast-action gunplay, and romance.
T-90 mins.
COCO SOLO (Air Conditioned)
2:00 p.m.
War Party-Clint Walker in another excit-
ing featurette plus five color cartoons.
T-80 mins.
DIABLO HEIGHTS
2:00 p.m.
Slim Carter-Jock Mahoney: You'll be
rootin' for this cap-pistol-shootin', sawed-
off orphan, who wins the West's biggest
movie star in a contest. (In Color.)
T-90 mins.
GAMBOA
6:15 p.m.
Summer Love-Johnny Saxon, Judy Mere-
dith: Young in heart . rich in
laughter. . They're wild about love,
and crazy about music. (In Color.)
T-100 mins.
MARGARITA
2:00 p.m.
Hard Bargain Clint Walker: Western
thriller plus five color cartoons.
T-75 mins.
GATUN
2:00 p.m.
The Brand-A Western featurette with the
exciting Clint Walker plus five color car-
toons with your cartoon friends . .
Bugs . Tweety . The Road
Runner, and Elmer. (75 mins.)
*All nieht shows begin at 7:00 p.m. ex-
cept Ls shown. Program subject to change
without notice.


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Red Cross Volunteers


Presented Caps, Pins


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articles and pictures contained in it are
made available to all interested news
media for whatever use they may wish
to make of them and may be reprinted
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ROBERT J. FLEMING, Jr.
Governor of the Canal Zone
HAROLD R. PARFITT
Lieutenant Governor
FRANK A. BALDWIN
Information Officer
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August 20, 1965


THE PANAMA CANAL SPILLWAY


Old-Timers Sing And Sway


On Jamaica Founding Day


"Construction days were nothing
like this," commented one of the
large group of non-U.S. citizen dis-
ability relief pensioners, bobbing his
head in time to the music during
the annual boatride given by the
Panama Canal organization for
Canal disability relief pensioners on
Jamaica's Independence Day.
This was the third year the anni-
versary of Jamaica's independence
was observed in this manner, with
the Panama Canal's Personnel Bu-
reau Employees' Services Branch in
charge of all arrangements.
The disability relief pensioners
were taken on a busride over the
Thatcher Ferry Bridge and then to
Miraflores Locks where they were
shown a Construction Days film.
Many recognized old work sites
and old times were discussed all
during the ride from Miraflores to
the Pedro Miguel boat dock, where
the Panama Canal launch Las Cruces
was boarded for a partial Canal
transit to Gatun Lake. For the
occasion, the launch had added the
flag of Jamaica.
During the boatride the guests,
whose average age was approxi-
mately 75 (the oldest was in the
mid-80's) danced to organ music by
Frankie AzcArraga. Those who didn't
dance sang and swayed in rhythm.


Refreshments were served during


the trip.
The guests were accompanied by
Dr. Headley C. Lennoan and nurses
A. T. Caton and Lilia L. Rodriguez
of the Panama Canal Employee
Services Branch. Greeting the guests
was Nathan Fleckner, administrative
assistant of the Employee Services
Branch.
As the boat approached the
Gamboa dock, where buses were
waiting, Josephus Liverpool, on
behalf of his fellow guests, gave a
speech of thanks.
The Panama Canal Disability
Relief beneficiaries are non-U.S.
citizens who retired between July 8,
1934, and October 5, 1958, either
due to physical disability or age, with
a minimum of 10 years of Panama
Canal Service. These do not come
under the Civil Service Retirement
Act.
As of June 30, there were 2,332
on the Canal disability relief rolls on
the Isthmus and 493 scattered in the
United States, Europe, Central and
South America, India and Pakistan.
Through the Panama Canal Em-
ployee Services Branch, those on the
disability relief rolls are provided
counseling service, medical care, a
health insurance program, and re-
ceive extra help through CARE food
packages.


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A guest at the St. Petersburg, Fla., motel owned by Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Carey tries her skill with a Panama-
nian cayuco. This is one of two cayucos made by the Choco Indians and shipped to the Careys that are providing
many hours of enjoyment for their guests. The cayucos have been fitted with outriggers to prevent their being
overturned by stateside amateurs. The Careys were Isthmus residents when Mr. Carey was with the Army.


Gambling on Speed?
Your chances, on the average, of
being killed if you have an auto
accident vary by the speed at which
you drive, as follows: at 25 miles an
hour, 1 chance in 167; at 45 miles
an hour, 1 chance in 6t; at 75 miles
an hour, 1 hance in 8; at more than
80, a near certainty. So reports the
American Insurance Institute on the
basis of studies of fatal accidents.


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Jamaica's Independence Day was highlighted by a partial Canal transit on the Panama Canal launch "Las Cruces"
for oldtime Canal workers now on the Panama Canal disability relief rolls.


BLOOD BANK HONOR ROLL


GORGAS HOSPITAL
MARINE BUREAU
William Violette

SUPPLY AND COMMUNITY
SERVICE BUREAU
Jesis Bania
Carlos Brown
Carlota Ceville
Allan F. Cox
Carlton Dawkins
Agustin Garcia
Henry A. Gaskin
George A. Jackman
Edgar N. Lawrence
Jose Martinez
Mary N. Orr
Leonard A. Pennycook
Isabel J. Powell
Sylvester Searles
Albert Smith
Carrie M. Turner

ENGINEERING AND
CONSTRUCTION BUREAU
Evance Amantine
Glenn H-. Burdick
Fidencio Chaverra
L. B. Clarke
Paul Ebdon
Julian S. Hearne
Gabino Morales
Gil Pascual
Barbara D. Peterson
Thomas D. Taylor


CIVIL AFFAIRS BUREAU
Barbara Harper
Richard Matthews
Exley N. Reid
Isolda I. Rodriguez P.
HEALTH BUREAU
Elizabeth I. Brown
OTHER
J. E. Hebert
Charles Mayers
Francisco J. Pineda
Walter Swanstrom

COCO SOLO HOSPITAL
MARINE BUREAU
Andrew Codrington
Merton Ogilvie
Guillermo Villareal
ENGINEERING AND
CONSTRUCTION BUREAU
Albert Jones
Cesar Viloria
HEALTH BUREAU
Kenneth Alberga
Jean Brandl
OTHER
Vincent Atherley
Anthony Conte
Manable Hiroshe
Fred Meisivler
Peter Snell
Kebukawa Tautorku
Edwin Thompson


In "House Out of Order," Richard
Bolling, Representative from Mis-
souri, gives an intriguing description
of the House of Representatives in
action, discussing its problems and
proposing possible reforms. This
book will fascinate anyone who is
interested in the workings of
government.
"The Man With Red and Green
Eyes" is the autobiography of Henry
A. Barnes, an indomitable, clever,
and remarkable man who has served
as traffic engineer for some of the
most-problem-ridden cities in the
United States. In this story he
bemoans his own fate and that of
the other 2,000 beleaguered traffic
engineers in the United States but
manages to tell of their (and his)
troubles with wit and humor.
Flannery O'Connor's last book of
stories is entitled "Everything That
Rises Must Converge." This is the
collection on which she was working
at the time of her death in 1964.
Each of the nine stories has a special
individuality. Each is beautifully


Last Week's Visitors


Miraflores Locks -___------
Gatun Locks___-
Partial transits:
Las Cruces (11)ell) ..
Reina Manuelita (3)__-
Transits, 1: Tahitian
Summit Garden visitors .....
Filtration Plant, Miraflores-_
Filtration Plant, Mount Hope-
Grand total_________


_2,378
- 289

_1,010
40
284
_ 405
_ 34
15
4,455


BROWSInG

COLLECTIOn
By Eleanor Burnham

written. All indicate a preoccupation
with death. Most of the stories are
written about the South. "Everything
That Rises Must Converge" surely is
the most admirable memorial which'
the author could have left behind-
a book which will be read and then
reread by many people.
"Bell Call" is a novel by Sylvia
Ashton-Warner in the same general
vein as her earlier "Teacher" and
"Spinster." In this latest book, Miss
Ashton-Warner presents a picture of
a most remarkable woman-one who
believes in total freedom, even to the
extent of refusing to send her 6-year-
old to school when the bell summons
him. This novel is interesting and
well-written, but a little exasperating
to those of us who may interpret
freedom in a less intransigent way.
The book is worth reading but
shouldn't be taken too seriously by
6-year-olds.
"Up the Down Staircase" by Bel
Kaufman also is a book about school
and schooling, but with quite a
different approach. In this story, Bel
Kaufman describes from the inside
what goes on in a large city school.
The book has been called simply
"notes from a teacher's waste-
basket"-and that's what it is, a col-
lection of scraps of paper, reports,
lists, comments, and essays which,
because of Mrs. Kaufman's skill, have
continuity and make a fascinating
story. The author is well acquainted
with writers and writing. Her grand-
father was the famous Sholom
Aleichem. Her book is to the point,
wise, and very witty.


A__ --A0 0 F,.


The soil of the Costa Rica valleys
is exceptionally rich because of the
volcanic ash which has been de-
posited there during past centuries.NIE
Costa Rica has many volcanoes. Out- Mount Hope Machine Shop Foreman E. J. Friedrich observes the balancing
standing among these are Irazi, with of a steam turbine rotor. This particular rotor drives a generator-others are
an altitude of 11,257 feet, and Po6s, used for propelling vessels. Rotors of this size, because they operate at high
8,872 feet high, which has a spec- speeds, must not be out of balance more than an ounce-inch. The balancing
8,872 feet high, which has a spec-is done electronically. Weights are removed or added to bring the rotor into
tacular crater, dynamic balance.


Page 3


SHORT COURSE

IN HUMAN RELATIONS
The six most important words in
the world . I ADMIT I
MADE A MISTAKE.
The five most important words
I AM PROUD OF YOU!
The four most important words
. WHAT IS YOUR OPIN-
ION?
The three most important words
. IF YOU PLEASE.
The two most important words
. THANK YOU!
The one most important word
. WE.
The one least important word in
the world . I.
(Author unknown-
Reprinted from the
Buccaneer.)


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THE PANAMA CANAL SPILLWAY


August 20, 1965


Plugging tourism.-A bid for increased tourism to the Isthmus is being made by a group of Panama and Canal
Zone travel and promotion specialists now on a 9-city tour of the United States. Shown here during a meeting with
Dallas newsmen, travel agents, and business leaders are, left to right, Camilo FAbrega, Panama manager for
Braniff International Air-Ways; Frank Langston, of the Dallas Times-Herald; Manuel J. Castillo P., of Agencias
de Viajes Col6n; and Frank A. Baldwin, Panama Canal Information Officer.
I .


7 Scholarships


Go To Students


At Rainbow City

The "American Field Service,"
through the Panamanian North
American Association, has given
seven 1-year scholarships to Rainbow
City High School students so that
they may finish their secondary
studies in seven different schools in
the United States.
The students were selected from
a large number of candidates for the
honor, at Rainbow City and other
schools.
The students were given examina-
tions in English and on general
knowledge of the Republic of Pan-
ama. Besides the examinations, the
students' marks from the 9th through
the 11th grades and their auto-
biographies were used as bases for
selection.
The seven students selected and
the high schools they will attend in
the United States are Patsy Agnoly,
Oakland Technical High in Oakland,
Calif.; Calvin Best, Henry D.
Sheldon High School in Eugene,
Oreg.; Leo Collymore, Madrid-
Waddington Central High in Wad-
dington, N.Y.; Orlando Henlon, Oak-
land Community High School in
Oakland, Iowa; Celia Reid, Colombia
High School in Tiffin, Ohio; Antonio
Rowland, Cleveland Hill High
School in Cheektowaga, N.Y.; and
Velma Welch, Maine Township-West
High School in Des Plains, Ill.
The number of students selected
is double that of past years.


Future Cristobal

ROTC Students:

Pick Up Uniforms

All high school students who are
planning to take ROTC at Cristobal
High School are asked to report to
the ROTC department at Cristobal
High School during the week of
August 23 in order that they may be
issued their uniform and equipment
for the coming school year.
To facilitate the issue of uniforms,
all third and fourth year cadets
(M-3, 4) are to report on Monday,
August 23; second year cadets (M-2)
will report Tuesday, August 24;
first year cadets (M-l1) will report
Wednesday, August 25.
Cadets who cannot meet this
schedule are asked to report Thurs-
day or Friday, August 26, 27.
Uniforms will be issued between
9 a.m. and noon. A tailor will be
present to insure a proper fit during
these hours.


T


YOUR HEALTH a

On the Isthmus

By Donald Robinson


Each year boys and girls across
the Isthmus slick down cowlicks, tie
polished shoes, and set off for school.
In the Canal Zone it is very impor-
tant to know that to enter our Latin
American kindergarten the child
must be 5 years old before April 1.
To enter U.S. schools kindergarten
he must be 5 years old before
December 1.
For the first grade just add 1 year.
The dates remain the same.
If your child is 5 or 6 and just
entering kindergarten or the first
grade you are almost sure to be
caught unaware . by the sight





Sand answers
ON HIGHWAY VEHICLE
AND VEHICULAR TRAFFIC
LAWS AND REGULATIONS

How old must I be to obtain a driver's
license?-Ordinarily, you must be
18. However, you may obtain a
license to operate an automobile at
age 17 if you have satisfactorily
completed an approved driver's
training program or hold a valid
States operator's license, and you
need be only 16 to get a license to
ride a motor scooter or motorbike.
May a new resident drive here on a
license issued in his home State?-
Yes, but he must obtain a Canal
Zone license within 30 days.
When will my Canal Zone driver's
license expire?-Your license will
expire on your birthdate, 3 years
from date of issuance.


BEATING RADAR
(Continued from p. 1)
and gambled on being able to reduce
speed before they could be clocked.
Those days are now in the past, says
Canal Zone Police Chief E. S.
Shipley. "A speeding ticket cannot
be beat that way any longer. When
a motorist now sees the police car in
his rearview mirror, he's already
been clocked. Radar," he pointed
out, "is a highly accurate electronic
device for clocking speeds.
"There's been talk of this and that
way to beat radar, but there is only
one infallible way to beat it-drive
within the speed limit or below it.
As an extra dividend, this will cut
down on accidents, which is what
we're after."


of his recently bare feet now in
sturdy oxfords or tennis shoes. It
doesn't seem possible! School already.
You remind yourself that your
youngster is becoming interested in
the shape of words on a page, can
button his jacket, scorns baby toys
. . he strives to be a do-it-yourself-
artist.
But won't school require more?
Ah, yes. But fortunately not all at
once.
We know, all of us, that each child
differs. Parents, teachers, school
nurses, education specialists know
that starting school is a big step. The
aim in kindergarten and first grade
is to make each child feel at home.
There are a number of ways to
help your child get off to a good
start. To know he has good health,
or to be aware of health problems;
knowing the health status ranks high
on the lists of ways to help him.
The experts tell us that as your
child approaches entrance to school
he needs what you have always given
him-love, acceptance, guidance
which treads an understanding path
between pushing and overprotecting.
As you spend time with your child
you can do a lot to prepare him for
school. Going to the zoo, reading
stories and rhymes, making things
. these can be fun for all of you.
And it will help your child feel at
home with words, appreciate new
things, and practice and do for
himself.
To have your child practice
without pushing him is an art. If he
enters kindergarten knowing how to
tie his shoes he has one less thing
to learn. But the skill represents no
real gain if he has spent the pre-
ceding weeks worrying and fretting
to learn it. Don't use school as a
threat. ("You won't be able to get
away with that in school.") But it will
be easy to remark, "Johnny, you will
have to know how to do that in
school."
He will be happier in school if he
can put on his own clothes, has good
toilet habits, has been taught to keep
fingers and objects out of his mouth,
has learned to obey, accepts new
friends.
He will be healthier and stronger
if he eats without being coaxed, plays
out-of-doors when weather permits,
goes to bed regularly, getting 12
hours sleep each night.
All children should be taught to
carry and use a handkerchief, to cross
streets carefully.
A happy and healthy school year
to you all.


Two Physicians

Join Preventive

Medicine Unit
Two new physicians have joined
the Preventive Medicine Division.
Dr. Andries de Boer, born in
northern Netherlands, received his
medical degree at the University of
Utrecht. He came to the United
States for his internship in Coving-
ton, Ky., and decided to stay. He had
to return to Europe, however, for
2 years, arriving back in the States
in 1957.
After 5 years of private practice in
South Dakota he decided on preven-
tive medicine and public health as a
career. Dr. de Boer arrived on the
Isthmus after a year of schooling at
the University of Minnesota, where
he received his masters degree in
public health. His wife, Lia, and his
three children accompanied him to
the Zone, where he will be able
to pursue his interests in fishing,
boating, and playing bridge.
Another newcomer is Dr. Edward
J. Kimm. Dr. Kimm replaced
Dr. Melvin L. Ottis as Chief, School
Health Section.
Dr. Kimm grew up in Minnesota
but lived in Ohio for the 12 years
prior to his arrival on the Isthmus.
He received his medical training at
Ohio State University and interned
last year at Gorgas. Kimm lives in
Ancon with his wife, Barbara Jean,
and their four children.


Dr. Andries de Boer
Dr. Andries de Boer


Dr. Edward J. Kimm


Early School Registration Urged
(Continued from p. 1)


nished by the school. Tuition charges
for children from kindergarten
through grade 12, who are depen-
dents of U.S. citizen employees of
the Panama Canal, are assumed by
the Canal Zone Government. Parents
are asked to complete the registra-
tion card at the time of registration.
Admission of children sponsored
by other U.S. Government agencies,
including the Armed Forces, will be
made upon presentation of properly
validated sponsorship cards.
Parents of tuition students who
attended Canal Zone schools last year
are to present themselves at the prin-
cipal's office and sign the Tuition
Registration card after August 20
and before school opens September 9.
Children will be admitted to kin-
dergarten who will have reached 5
years of age on or before Decem-
ber 1, 1965; children will be admitted
to grade 1 who will be 6 years of age
on or before that date.
Tuesday, September 7, and
Wednesday, September 8, will be
devoted to organization, orientation,
and preparation for regular class
work on Thursday, September 9.
There will be no registration of


new students Thursday, September 9.
Students who have not availed them-
selves of early registration may
register after September 9.
Kindergarten pupils should report
to their respective schools Thursday,
September 9, at 9 a.m., if assigned
to the morning session; or at 1 p.m.
if assigned to the afternoon session.
Pupils in grades 1-6 who were
enrolled in Canal Zone schools last
year or who registered early should
report to their respective schools
Thursday, September 9, at 8:30 a.m.
They will attend the entire day, and
regular school schedules will be in
effect.
All students in junior and senior
high schools who were enrolled in
Canal Zone schools last year or who
registered early should report to
their respective schools Thursday,
September 9, at 7:45 a.m. They will
attend the entire day, and regular
school schedules will be in effect.
At the new Curundu Junior High
School there will be a "closed lunch
period" of 25 minutes and students
will remain on the campus.
Classes at Canal Zone College will
begin Thursday, September 9.


Ship Losses Continue Despite

Latest Radio, Search Methods


Fifteen large merchant ships were
reported missing during 1964. Con-
tinued loss of vessels on the open
sea-missing without a trace-occurs
despite the latest advances in
radio communication and search and
rescue techniques.
Factors contributing to sudden dis-
appearances are the inability to
accurately determine the position of
the lost vessel and the speed with
which some ships go down.
Although most major steamship
lines require of their ships a daily

DANCE SATURDAY NIGHT
The Canal Zone Newman Aposto-
late will hold a dance at the Tivoli
Guest House Saturday, August 21,
from 8 p.m. to 12 midnight. Music
will be by the Strangers. Tickets for
the dance may be obtained at the
Knights of Columbus Building on
Balboa Road or at the door. Dress is
semi-formal.


radio report of the ship's position,
many ships do not comply with the
order. If such a practice were fol-
lowed, rescue and search operations
could begin in much less time.
Among the radio devices being
tested by the U.S. Coast Guard is a
transmitter the size of a cigarette
package that can be attached to a
life jacket. A search plane, by tuning
in on the transmitter, would be able
to locate a man drifting on a raft
more rapidly than by visual methods.
Coast Guard officials believe that
if this and other methods had been
available sooner, two recent ship
mysteries possibly could have been
avoided. One was the American ship
Marine Sulphur Queen, which van-
ished in the Gulf of Mexico in
February 1963., The other was the
December 1963 unsolved disappear-
ance of the Spanish ship Castillo
Montfuich, last reported about 450
miles from the Azores.


Page 4


Starting School







EL CANAL DE PANAMA




Splllway


Vol. IV, No. 9 50 Aios de Servicios . Para el Comercio Mundial Viernes 20 de Agosto de 1965


Comenzaran Trabajos en

Las Esclusas de Miraflores -
El 4 de septiembre se comenzarA secciones se encuentren nuevamente
a desaguar la secci6n occidental de en servicio.
las Esclusas de Miraflores, a fin de Comenzando en noviembre, la
comenzar las perforaciones explora- Division de Esclusas reiniciar la" i
torias en el piso de las esclusas. Cual- prueba de reparaci6n de las com-
quier defect que se encuentre du- puertas en 24 horas. El mr6todo de
rate las perforaciones ser reparado 24 horas en la reparaci6n de las '
r las seciones de ones aleantarillas compuertas, busca hacer las repara- .
y las secionesde las alcanta rillas ciones necesarias sin tener que vaciar -
laterales serAn sujetadas con piezas las c aras y sin tener que poner la- '.r-6, '. -, '
las cAmaras y sin tenor r que poner la
de acero, para evitar que sucedan secci6n correspondiente fuera de
nuevamente las fallas que ocurrieron servicio.
a principios de este afio en las Es- El traba-o consistiri en colocar '
clusas de Pedro Miguel. Como se encofrados en el lugar de encaje de
recordarA, en ese entonces hubo que las compuertas 112 y 113, en la see-
hacer extensas reparaciones al piso ci6n oriental, secar los encofrados,
de la cAinmara occidental de Pedro terminar las reparaciones necesarias .. -
Miguel. en lugares bajo el agua, haci6ndolas
Apenas se terminen los menciona- desde el interior seco del encofrado, --
dos trabajos en la secci6n occiden- retirar el encofrado, y volver a colo- W
tal, se procederA a hacer lo mismo car las compuertas que fueron retira-
en la secci6n oriental. Todas las per- das y reparadas en el dique seco de
foraciones y arreglos serAn hechos Balboa, en la Divisi6n Industrial,
por las divisions de Dragas y de hace unos meses.
Mantenimiento del Canal de Pana- Se espera que este proyecto est6
mA. Se espera terminar el trabajo terminado la primera semana de
para el 29 de octubre, cuando ambas diciembre. Perforaciones exploratorias en el Vertedero de Miraflores.


El Uso del Radar Imoedir6


Un esfuerzo para incrementar el turismo hacia PanamA estA hacienda un grupo de especialistas en viajes y pro-
moci6n de PanamA y la Zona del Canal, actualmente en un recorrido por nueve ciudades de los Estados Unidos.
Aparecen aqui durante una reunion con periodistas, agents viajeros y destacados hombres de negocio de Dallas,
de izquierda a derecha, Camilo FAbrega, gerente de Braniff International Airways en PanamA; Frank Langston,
del Dallas Times-Herald; Manuel J. Castillo P., de Agencias de Viajes Col6n; y Frank A. Baldwin, Director de
Informaci6n del Canal de PanamA.


A Vacunarse Contra Mas Reserva Habra Ahora Para

La Polio Todos los Notificar Aumentos de Sueldo


Que van a la Escuela
Los padres de los nifios estudian-
tes hasta la edad de 18 afios, deben
asegurarse de que sus hijos hayan
recibido la segunda vacuna oral con-
tra la polio que se dan en cubitos de
azucar.
La Division de Medicina Preven-
tiva suministr6 gotas de vacuna oral
contra la polio a los residents de la
Zona y a los empleados de la orga-
nizaci6n del Canal de Panama en
abril y mayo de 1963. A todas las
personas que recibieron la dosis bAsi-


Un nuevo metodo para preparar
las notificaciones "personales" de
ajuste de salario y aumento progre-
sivo a los empleados, ha sido desa-
rrollado por la Direcci6n de Perso-
nal. Las nuevas notificaciones indi-
viduales reemplazaran a los viejos
formularios colectivos que los em-
pleados recibian previamente cuan-
do recibian un aumento progresivo
dentro del mismo grado o eran bene-
ficiados por aumentos generals de
salaries, aplicables a muchos em-
pleados dentro de una categoria
particular de salario.


ca se les dijo que regresaran I afi1
en so ss rlo quo regrosaran no Los viejos formularios no tenian
despus para la segunda Americana nada de "privado" y permitia al em-
Pediatria recomienda que todos los pleado examiner el escal6n, grado y
nifios reciban una segunda vacuna, salario de todas las otras personas
preferentemente antes de entrar a la que aparecian con 61 en la list co-
escuela y a los 7 afios de edad. Sin Por la misma via, su grado
embargo, hasta que todos los j6venes y su rata de salario estaba disponible
de menos de 18 afios reciban la se- en la misma forma alas otras
gunda, la vacuna contra la polio sera personas en el formulario.
ofrecida a todos aquellos que est6n Las nuevas notificaciones indivi-
en la escuela. duales estin impresas en tarjetas
La vacuna oral contra la polio IBM marcadas en rojo, "COPIA
puede conseguirse gratis en los seis DEL EMPLEADO." Estas seran im-
Centros Comunales de Salubridad press a miquina y de ahora en ade-
situados en Balboa, Paraiso, Rainbow lante los empleados recibirAn su
City, Coco Solo, Margarita y Gat6n, notificaci6n de aumento progresivo I
asi como tambi6n en el Dispensario o ajuste de salario, personal y confi-
de Gamboa. dencialmente.


Se Abuse de la Velocidad
Los conductores que gustan de Estos dias pertenecen ahora al pa-
manejar a gran velocidad en la Zona sado, dice el Jefe de la Policia de la
del Canal, no podrAn defender mAs Zona del Canal, E. S. Shipley. "Una
de su espejo retrovisor para evadir boleta por velocidad no puede ser
las boletas por velocidad. El uso del burlada de esa manera con el radar.
radar por la Policia de la Zona del Cuando un conductor ve ahora un
Canal se ha hecho cargo de eso. radio patrulla en su espejo retrovi-
Treinta conductores sorprendidos sor, su velocidad ha sido ya verifi-
viajando a gran velocidad recibieron cada. El radar," sefal6, "es disefio
citaciones el pasado fin de semana electr6nico altamente preciso para
en la Policia de Balboa. La cifra re- medir velocidades. Se ha hablado de
present mAs del 50 por ciento de la esto o aquello para burlar el radar,
cantidad de citaciones por velocidad pero existe solamente una mane-
expedidas en el period de 10 dias ra infalible de burlarlo-manejando
desde que se inici6 la verificaci6n dentro de los limits de velocidad
por radar. Del 4 al 13 de agosto, un permitidos o por debajo de estos.
total de 67 boletas por velocidad ve- Como un dividend extra, esto redu-
rificada por radar fueron expedidas cira los accidents, que es lo que
por la policia de Balboa. estamos persiguiendo."


La verificaci6n de velocidad por
radar se inici6 el 23 de julio en la
Policia de Crist6bal y 41 citaciones
fueron expedidas alli hasta el pasado
fin de semana.
La edad no tiene nada que hacer
con el deseo de correr. Todos los
grupos de edades estAn representa-
dos por aquellos que se sienten ten-
tados a volar por las rectas o por
done no hay tales rectas.
Los velocistas cr6nicos dependian
en el pasado de sus espejos retrovi-
sores y llegaban a reducir la veloci-
dad antes de poder ser verificada.


Jugando con Velocidad
Seguin el promedio, las oportuni-
dades que tiene usted de matarse si
tiene un accident automovilistico,
varian seg6n la velocidad a la cual
maneja, como sigue: a 25 mills por
hora, una oportunidad en 167; a 45
millas por hora, una oportunidad en
67; a 75 millas por hora, una opor-
tunidad en 8; a mas de 80 millas,
casi con seguridad. Asi informa el
Institute de Seguro Americano basa-
do en studios de accidents fatales.


El Secretario del Ej'rcito, Stanley R. Resor (sentado al fondo en el extreme de la mesa al lado del Gobernador
Fleming) aparece durante una de sus reuniones con representantes obreros y de los consejos civicos durante su
visit al Istmo la semana pasada.


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SPILLWAY DEL CANAL DE PANAMA


Agosto 20, 1965


CALENDARIO DE EVENTS
AGOSTO
25-Fiestas de San Luis en Ponuga.
27-29-Congreso de Municipalidades en Chitr6.
30-Festival Estival de la Poesia Universal en el Sal6n de Actos de la Aso-
ciaci6n Panamefio-Norteamericana en la Avenida Per6, PanamA.
SEPTIEMBRE
2, 3 y 4-Festival del Higo en San Carlos.
6-Dia del Trabajo. Feriado en la Zona del Canal.
7-Aniversario de la independencia del Brasil (1822).
15-Aniversario de la emancipaci6n de Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala,
Honduras y Nicaragua (1821).
16-Aniversario de la independencia de Mkxico (1810).
18-Aniversario de la independencia de Chile (1810).
18-Fiesta de Santo TomAs en Pocri y en Las Tablas.
21-Fiesta traditional del Cristo Negro de Portobelo.
23-27-Festival de la Mejorana en Guarare.


CANAL 2

DOMINGO

11:00-Documental
11:30- As 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 MAgico
8:00- Comando Adreo
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 Roblin
6:30-Noticias
7:00-Mister Ed
7:30-Sabor Latino
8:00-El Detective Millonario
9:00- Casos y Cosas de Casa
9:30-Gran Gala Latina
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- Reportaies Mundiales
4:00-Teleteatro de las 4
5:30- Los Amiguitos de Roblin
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- Reportaies 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 Roblain
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-La Nueva Ola
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-Beon Casey
9:00- El Show de Antonio Prieto
10:00- Noticias
10:30-Teleteatro


CANAL 4
DOMINGO
9:15-La Santa Misa
10:00-Todo por la Patria
10:30-Hombres C61ebres
10:45- Slvese Quien Pueda
11:30- Acci6n en el Mar
12:00- Reprise: Novela Semanal
2:19-Reprise: Novela Juvenil
4:00-Desde el Hip6dromo
6:00-Disneylandia
7:00-Bonanza
8:00- Cita con la Muerte
9:00-Ruta 66
10:00-Pelicula
LUNES
11:30- Titeres y C6micas
11:50- Teatro Frances
12:20- Noticiero del Mediodia
12:45-Ritmo y Alegria
1:15-Novela Semanal
3:30- Documental
4:00-Festival de Cartones
4:30- La Mujer y su Belleza
5:00-Novela de las 5
5:30- Novela Juvenil
6:00- Seric de Aventuras
6:30- Tres Patines Show
6:55-Instantineas Sociales
7:00- Noticias
7:30-Sonrisas Colgate
8:00-Lunes de Revl6n
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-Festival de Cartones
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-Instantineas 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- Encruci)ada
MIERCOLES
11:30- Titeres y C6micas
11:50-La Ley del Rev61ver
12:20- Noticiero del Mediodia
12:45- Ritmo y Alegria
1:15-Novela Semanal
3:30- Documental
4:00-Festival de Cartones
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-Instantineas 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-Festival de Cartones
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-Instantineas 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- Rev61lver a la Orden
12:20- Noticiero del Mediodia
12:45- Ritmo y Alegria
1:15-Novela Semanal
3:30- Documental
4:00-Festival de Cartones
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-Instantineas 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-El Santo
10:30-Noticias
SABADO
10:30--Club Infantil Televito
11:50- La Comedia Silente
12:20- Noticiero del Mediodia
12:45- De Interes Para Usted
1:00-Reoris6: Novela de las 5
3:19-Pelicula
5:00-Festival de Cartones
5:30- El PAjaro 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
PARAISO SANTA CRUZ RAINBOW CITY
Vie-nes 20 NO SHOW Captain Newman, M.D. and 10 p.m.
The Brazen Bell The Gene Krupa Story
Silbado 21 Captain Newman, M.D. and NO SHOW It Happened At The World's Fair
The Brazen Bell and The Foxiest Girl In Paris
Domingo 22 None But The Brave Robinson Crusoe On Mars Sex And The Single Girl

Lunes 23 None But The Brave Carry On Cruising and Sex And The Single Girl
Dangerous Exile
Martes 24__ NO SHOW Lady In A Cage Lilith


Miercoles 25

Jueves 26 _-

Viernes 27


Carry On Cruising and
Dangerous Exile
Lady In A Cage

NO SHOW


Mr. Sardonicus

NO SHOW
Robin And The Seven Hoods
and Badman's Country


NO SHOW
Above Us The Waves and
Bachelor At Hearts
10 p.m.
The Fat Man


Gente en la Noticia



Pablo Coto sale del cuarto frio del
Almacon de Paraiso, en compafiia de
su compafiero de trabajo Samuel
Hammond. Pablo Coto es carnicero;
adem2is de cortar la care debida-
mente, siempre tiene que star al
tanto para que las diferentes seccio-
nes est6n bien abastecidas en todo
moment. Naci6 en San Rafael de
Oriente, Repdblica de El Salvador,
Spero ya se siente como que si fuera

bajar con el Canal de PanamA. Su
esposa se llama Manuela y tienen
cuatro hijos. El mis pequefio, Ar-
S,.s- *mando, de 19 afios, trabaja con el
Banco Fiduciario en Panam5; Dalva,
de 21 afios, estA con la Firestone. Nos
dice el Sr. Coto que estudia ingles
en la Asociaci6n Panamefio-Norte-
americana, merced a una beca que le
d concedi6 el Canal de PanamA. Nos
dice que en sus ratos de ocio le gusta
Spescar. "Muy buenos lugares son,
nos dice como buen entendido, "el
vertedero de Miraflores, la parte de
.. atrAis de Diablo y los alrededores de
SCocoli." Le preguntamos si le gusta
su trabajo. Enseguida nos contest:
"Es fantistico. Siempre estoy al
fresco. Y el cheque Ilega siempre a
tiempo."







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Ver6nica Cummings es vendedora en el Almacen del Centro de Servicios
Comunales de Paraiso. Cuando Ilegamos a entrevistarla, estaba arreglando
telas de diferentes colors en su secci6n y colocAndolas de manera que
agradaran a los clients. "Las telas se ven mAs bonitas, si uno las coloca
de manera que los colors no desentonen," nos dice a manera de explica-
ci6n. "Yo nada mas curs6 studios primarios, pero eduqu6 bien a mis hijas.
Sonia, de 21 afios, tiene una buena posici6n y Elvia, de 18, estA estudiando
Contabilidad Avanzada en Cleveland, Ohio, Estados Unidos." Se le nota
lo orgullosa que se siente de lo que ha logrado con su trabajo. Tiene 24 afios
de trabajar con el Canal de PanamA y dice que estA encantada, pues a ella
lo que le gusta es tender al p6blico. Le preguntamos sobre lo que mAs
le gusta cuando no estA en su trabajo. Entonces si que se entusiasma y,
brillindole los ojos, nos dice: "Me gusta divertirme. Sobre todo, me encanta
el baile tipico panamefio. Me acuerdo una vez que fui a bailar a Monagrilla,
en Chitr6. Fue la vez que mAs me he divertido en mi vida. Yo siempre
estoy en movimiento.


PAgina 2


SPILLWAY
Publicaci6n official del Canal de Pana-
ma. Se autoriza la reproducci6n ya fue-
re verbal o escrita de cualquier cronica
o noticia aqui aparecida, sin necesidad
de solicitud expresa.
ROBERT J. FLEMING, Jr.
Gobernador de la 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 PanamL. Valor
de la subscripci6n para otros (inclu-
yendo envio por correo) $2.60 al afo.
Los cheques deben hacerse pagaderos
al Panama Canal Company y dirigidos
a: SPILLWAY Subscriptions, Box M,
Balboa Heights, Canal Zone.







Agosto 20, 1965


SPILLWAY DEL CANAL DE PANAMA


FINALIZA HOY EL TENIS Y EL PING PONG


EN LAS ESCUELAS LATINOAMERICANAS


Hoy finalizarin las competen- primaria y del primer ciclo se-


-.#.,.


Numerosos tenistas de los segundos ciclos de las Escuelas Secundarias de Paraiso y Rainbow City estin toma
parte en el campeonato intercolegial de tenis de las Escuelas Latinoamericanas de la Zona del Canal. Los pa
dos se estAn celebrando los midrcoles y viernes en las canchas de Paraiso, Rainbow City y Santa Cruz. Al extre
izquierdo, parado, estA Jos6 French, T6cnico de Recreaci6n en Santa Cruz, y a la derecha, parado, Stanley Loi
Ticnico de Recreaci6n en Rainbow City. A pesar de ser la primera vez que se celebra este torneo de tenis in
colegial, esta resultando satisfactorio y se vislumbra un future incremento en las comunidades latinoamerica


MtL
Ts \



WAv


cias intercolegiales de tenis y
ping pong en el calendario de-
portivo correspondiente a las
escuelas latinoamericanas de la
Zona del Canal. El fiitbol fina-
lizarA el viernes 27 de agosto,
debido a un atraso originado
por la lluvia que cay6 el 30 de
julio cuando debi6 iniciarse el
Storneo.
En esta fecha se celebrarAn
partidos de los tres deportes
entire los segundos ciclos de
Paraiso y Rainbow City en esta
i'ltima comunidad.
Paraiso y Rainbow City tie-
nen pendiente un partido de
Sf6tbol que se celebrarA el vier-
nes 27 de este mes en Paraiso.
El 10 de septiembre se inicia-
rAn las competencias de volley-
ball para nifias y varones en
Rainbow City con partidos
entire los segundos ciclos de
ndo Paraiso y Rainbow City.
arti- El sAbado 11 de septiembre
emo
ney, habrA una competencia de na-
nas, taci6n para nifios de escuela


"Chicha Fuerte" Result6


Muy Fuerte Para Rosales


Muy buena impresi6n caus6 entire
la fanaticada panamefia el pilgil
mexicano Antonio "Chiquis" Rosales
a pesar de haber perdido su pelea
del domingo pasado frente al cam-
pe6n junior ligero del Istmo, Julio
"Chicha Fuerte" Ruiz, en el combat
a 10 vueltas que sostuvieron en el
tinglado del Gimnasio Nacional de
Panama.
Rosales, que en su pelea anterior
habia perdido una decision muy es-
trecha y discutida frente al ex cam-
peon mundial del peso pluma Ulti-
minio "Sugar" Ramos, logr6 derribar
a Ruiz en el tercer asalto y lo hizo
sangrar por la nariz desde el cuarto.


ble que su pr6ximo rival sea el ex
campe6n junior ligero del Istmo, Jus-
tiniano Aguilar, un muchacho de
fuerte pegada, pero que no tiene el
poder asimilativo de Ruiz.
Otro candidate para el mexicano
podria ser Antonio Amaya, el actual
campe6n del peso pluma en el Istmo,
aunque para 6ste se tiene planeado
un combat con Ruiz por el titulo
junior ligero de Panami.


Serie de Beisbol se

Iniciara Esta Noche


Ruiz reaccion6 bien desde el quin- Una series international de beisbol
to en adelante, logrando descontar amateur se iniciar, esta noche a las
la ventaja del mexicano y venci6n- 7:30 en el Estadio Olimpico de Pa-
dolo por decision unAnime de los nami entire la novena "Palo Negro"
jueces y el Arbitro. de Maracay, Venezuela, y un combi-
La magnifica actuaci6n del pugil nado de PanamA y Col6n.
mexicano le ha valido contrato para Los venezolanos, que son campeo-
otra pelea en Panamai y es muy posi- nes nacionales de su pais, se medirin
mafiana contra una selecci6n de Los
Santos en Las Tablas a las 2 de la
El gobierno peruano ha autorizado tarde. El domingo viajarhn a Chitr,
a la Compaiia NSU Prinz, de Alema- para medirse con la selecci6n de
nia Occidental, construir una plant Herrera a las 9:30 de la mariana y
de montaje para sus autom6viles y el lunes chocarAn con el combinado
camiones que tendrd una capacidad Panami-Col6n en el Estadio de
inicial annual de 1.500 vehiculos. Col6n a las 3:30 de la tarde. I


.~-

Si ,- I-


Al frente del torneo intercolegial de f6tbol se coloc6 el onceno del segundo ciclo de la Escuela Secundaria de
Paraiso, al imponerse el viernes iltimo al conjunto de Rainbow City con anotaci6n de 2 goles por 0 en el campo
de juegos de Paraiso. Parado, al extreme derecho, esti el professor de educaci6n fisica Henry Jones, el entrenador.


Calendario del Torneo de Volleyball
p.m.
*Viernes, Septiembre 10-Paraiso vs. Rainbow City (nifias y varones)--5:00
Martes, Septiembre 21-Santa Cruz vs. Paraiso (nifias) -------___4:30
Mi6rcoles, Septiembre 22-Paraiso vs. Santa Cruz (varones) _____ 4:30
*Viernes, Septiembre 24-Rainbow City vs. Paraiso (nifias y varones) _4:45
Martes, Octubre 5-Paraiso vs. Rainbow City (nifias) 5:00
Segundo ciclo.


*" -" -.,.. .- - -.- .' r '" :' "-. .- -

El onceno del segundo ciclo de la Escuela Secundaria de Rainbow City aparece aqui con su entrenador, el pro-
fesor de educaci6n fisica Col6n Guardia, al extreme derecho. El conjunto, que empat6 con el de Paraiso en su
primer encuentro del torneo intercolegial de fftbol, cay6 vencido el viernes ultimo por 2 a 0 frente a Paraiso.


El Sr. Ellis Fawcett, Director de Educaci6n de las Escuelas Latinoameri-
canas de la Zona del Canal, dio el primer saque en la aperture del torneo
intercolegial de ping pong para los segundos ciclos en el Gimnasio de
Paraiso. El torneo femenino celebra sus partidos de los primeros ciclos los
miercoles y los segundos ciclos los viernes en todos los gimnasios de las
escuelas latinoamericanas. Rainbow City aventaja en el segundo ciclo y
Santa Cruz en el primero. Este torneo finalizari hoy.


Pagina 3


La Republica de Panamd export
un total de 11.896.423 libras de ca-
marones en 1964, la mayor parte
hacia los Estados Unidos.
So *a
Costa Rica proyecta invertir 339
millones de colones durante el trans-
curso de los pr6ximos 7 aflos en un
plan para el mejoramiento de las
plantaciones de cafe.


I


cundario de todas las comuni-
dades latinoamericanas en la
Piscina de Rainbow City a las
10 de la mafiana.


Torneos de Natacion

En las Escuelas L.A.

De la Zona del Canal
Tres torneos de nataci6n hay sefia-
lados en el calendario deportivo de
las Escuelas Latinoamericanas de la
Zona del Canal para el actual period
escolar.
Cada torneo tendra como sede una
piscina diferente de las comunidades
latinoamericanas.
La primera competencia, que sera
para alumnos de escuela primaria y
primer ciclo, tendri lugar el 11 de
septiembre a las 10 de la mafiana en
la Pisciba de Rainbow City.
La Piscina de Gamboa sera esce-
nario de la segunda competencia el
18 de enero, la cual seri para los
alumnos de las primaries y el primer
ciclo, mientras que el 22 del mismo
mes se celebrarA la competencia
entire los estudiantes de segundo
ciclo en la Piscina de Paraiso.







SPILLWAY DEL CANAL DE PANAMA


Agosto 20, 1965


Junbilados del Canal Celebraron


.....l La Independencia de Jamaica
E ... -


El aniversario de la independencia de Jamaica tuvo como acto sobresaliente una travesia parcial por el Canal de
PanamA para los obreros veterans del Canal que gozan de jubilaci6n por incapacidad. La travesia se hizo en la
lancha "Las Cruces" del Canal de PanamA.


CUADRO DE HONOR DEL

BANCO DE SANGRE
HOSPITAL GORGAS


DIRECTION DE MARINA
William Violette
DIRECTION DE ABASTOS Y
SERVICIOS COMUNALES
Jes6s Bania
Carlos Brown
Carlota Ceville
Allan F. Cox
Carlton Dawkins
Agustin Garcia
Henry A. Gaskin
George A. Jackman
Edgar N. Lawrence
Jose Martinez
Mary N. Orr
Leonard A. Pennycook
Isabel J. Powell
Sylvester Searles
Albert Smith
Carrie M. Turner
DIRECTION DE INGENIERIA Y
CONSTRUCTION
Evance Amantine
Glenn H. Burdick
Fidencio Chaverra


L. B. Clarke
Paul Ebdon
Julian S. Hearne
Gabino Morales
Gil Pascual
BArbara D. Peterson
Thomas D. Taylor

DIRECTION DE ASUNTOS
CIVILES
Bairbara Harper
Richard Matthews
Exley N. Reid
Isolda I. Rodriguez P.
DIRECTION DE SALUBRIDAD
Elizabeth I. Brown

OTROS
J. E. Hebert
Charles Mayers
Francisco J. Pineda
Walter Swanstrom


HOSPITAL DE COCO SOLO


DIRECTION DE MARINA
Andrew Codrington
Merton Ogilvie
Guillermo Villarreal

DIRECTION DE INGENIERIA
Y CONSTRUCTION
Albert Jones
CUsar Viloria


DIRECTION DE SALUBRIDAD
Kenneth Alberga
Jean Brandl
OTROS
Vincent Atherley
Anthony Conte
Manable Hiroshe
Fred Meisivler
Peter Snell
Kebukawa Tautorku
Edwin Thompson


Dos Nuevos Medicos

Ingresan en Div. de

Medicine Preventiva
Dos nuevos m6dicos han ingresado
a la Divisi6n de Medicina Preventiva.
El Dr. Andries de Boer, nacido en
el norte de Holanda, recibi6 su titulo
en medicine en la Universidad de
Utrecht. Viaj6 a los Estados Unidos
para su internado en Covington, Ken-
tucky, y decidi6 quedarse. Tuvo que
regresar a Europa, sin embargo, por
2 afios; regres6 a EE. UU. en 1957.
Despu6s de 5 aflos de practice pri-
vada en Dakota del Sur, se decidi6
por la Medicina Preventiva y Salubri-
dad Piblica como carrera. El Dr. de
Boer lleg6 al Istmo despubs de 1 afio
de instrucci6n en la Universidad de
Minnesota, donde recibi6 su titulo
en Salubridad Piblica. Su esposa,
Lia, y sus tres hijos lo acompafiaron
a la Zona.
Otro reci6n llegado es el Dr.
Edward J. Kimm, quien reemplaz6
al Dr. Melvin L. Ottis como Jefe de
la Secci6n de Salubridad Escolar.
El Dr. Kimm creci6 en Minnesota
pero residi6 en Ohio durante 12 afios
antes de su Ilegada al Istmo. Recibi6
su entrenamiento m6dico en la Uni-
versidad del Estado de Ohio y
estuvo interno el afio pasado en el
Corgas. Kimm reside en Anc6n con
su esposa, Barbara Jean, y sus hijos.


"Esto no se parece a los dias de
la construcci6n," dijo acompasAndose
a la mfisica, uno de los numerosos
pensionados por invalidez, no ciuda-
danos de los Estados Unidos, du-
rante el viaje annual que el Canal de
PanamA les brinda, en ocasi6n del
Dia de la Independencia de Jamaica.
Este es el tercer afio en que se
celebra de esa manera el aniversario
de la independencia de Jamaica, es-
tando todos los arreglos a cargo del
Ramo de Servicios a Empleados, de
la Direcci6n de Personal del Canal
de PanamA.
Los agasajados de ese dia cruzaron
en autob6s el Puente Thatcher Ferry
y luego se les llev6 a las Esclusas de
Miraflores, en donde se les ensefi6
una pelicula de los dias de la
construcci6n.
Muchos reconocieron lugares don-
de trabajaron en los viejos tiempos
y el tema de discusi6n durante el
viaje desde Miraflores a Pedro
Miguel, vers6 alrededor de los tiem-
pos idos. Luego embarcaron en la
lancha Las Cruces del Canal de
PanamA, para una travesia desde
Pedro Miguel hasta el Lago Gatimn.
Para festefar la ocasi6n la lancha iz6
tambi6n la bandera de Jamaica.
Durante el viaje en la lancha, los
invitados, cuya edad aproximada es
de 75 afios, siendo el mas viejo de
mas de 80, bailaron a los acordes de
la missica de 6rgano ejecutada por
Frankie Azcirraga. Los que no baila-
ron, cantaban y se movian al ritmo
de la mfisica.


Tambi6n se sirvieron refrescos.
Los invitados fueron acompafiados
en su excursion por el Dr. Headley
C. Lennan y por las enfermeras
A. T. Caton y Lilia L. Rodriguez, del
Ramo de Servicios a Empleados del
Canal de PanamA. La bienvenida ofi-
cial, estuvo a cargo de Nathan
Fleckner, asistente administrative del
Ramo de Servicios a Empleados.
Cuando la lancha se acercaba al
muelle de Gamboa, donde los buses
esperaban, Josephus Liverpool, a
nombre de sus compafieros pronun-
ci6 sentidas palabras de agradeci-
miento.
Los beneficiaries del program de
Ayuda por Invalidez del Canal de
Panama son aquellos no ciudadanos
de los Estados Unidos que se jubila-
ron entire el 8 de julio de 1934 y el
5 de octubre de 1958, por invalidez
o por edad, con un minimo de 10
afios al servicio del Canal. No estAn
cubiertos por la Ley de Jubilaciones
del Servicio Civil.
Al 30 de junior de este afio, habia
2.332 nombres en las listas de ayuda
por invalidez del Canal, de residents
en el Istmo y 493 desperdigados en
los Estados Unidos, Europa, Centro
y Sur America, India y PakistAn.
A trav6s del Ramo de Servicios a
Empleados del Canal de Panama, los
que se benefician de este program,
reciben servicio de consultas, aten-
ci6n mddica, seguros por enfermedad
y ayuda suplementaria a trav6s de
paquetes de alimentos de la CARE.


Siete Estudiantes de Rainbow


City Obtienen Becas en EE. UU.
El "American Field Service," a Los siete estudiantes seleccionados
trav6s de la Asociaci6n Panamefio- y las escuelas secundarias a las cua-
Norteamericana, ha concedido siete les asistirAn en los Estados Unidos,
becas por 1 aiio a estudiantes de la son los siguientes: Patsy Agnoly,
Escuela Secundaria de Rainbow City, Oakland Technical High, en Oak-
para que terminen sus studios se- land, California; Calvin Best, Escuela
cundarios en siete diferentes escuelas Secundaria Henry D. Sheldon, en
en los Estados Unidos. Eugene, Oregon; Leo Collymore,
Estos candidates fueron seleccio- Madrid-Waddington Central High,
nados de un numeroso grupo de estu- en Waddington, Nueva York; Or-
diantes de Rainbow City y otras lando Henlon, Oakland Community
escuelas. High School, en Oakland, Iowa;
Para poder obtener estas becas, los Celia Reid, Colombia High School,
estudiantes fueron sometidos a exi- en Tiffin, Ohio; Antonio Rowland,
menes de ingl6s y conocimiento ge- Cleveland Hill High School, en
neral de la Republica de Panama. Cheektowaga, Nueva York; y Velma
AdemAs de los exbmenes, se utiliza- Welch, Maine Township-West High
ron como base, para la selecci6n, sus School, en Des Plains, Illinois.
notas escolares desde el noveno hasta El nfimero de estudiantes seleccio-
el undecimo grado, lo mismo que sus nados ha doblado la cantidad de estu-
autobiografias. diantes escogidos en afios anteriores.


Nada de Poner las

Antenas de TV sin

El Debido Permiso

Debido al peligro de accidents y
al dafio que se puede causar a los
techos, cuando ocupantes o emplea-
dos de agencies comerciales instalen
antenas para television o radio, se ha
recomendado que se utilicen para
estos menesteres solamente personas
con experiencia.
La instalaci6n de antenas o su re-
moci6n, sera hecha por la Divisi6n
de Mantenimiento, a expenses y pre-
via solicitud del inquilino, cuando
ello haya sido aprobado por el
Administrator de Viviendas.
Si la instalaci6n es hecha por otra
organizaci6n, el inquilino sera res-
ponsable por cualquier revision que
haya que hacer a la instalaci6n o
reparaciones que el techo o cualquier
otra parte del edificio necesite debido
a la irresponsabilidad de los que
hicieron la instalaci6n.
La instalaci6n de antenas en los
techos debe hacerse de acuerdo con
las reglas que se encuentran en el
formulario official y que el inquilino
debe Ilenar por triplicado. Estos for-
mularios pueden obtenerse en la ofi-
cina del Administrador Distritorial
de Viviendas.


VISITANTES DE LA
SEMANA
Esclusas de Miraflores .-2.378
Esclusas de Gatn ......- 289
Las Cruces (11 viajes) __-1.010
Reina Manuelita (3 viajes)_ 40
TrAnsitos, 1: Tahitian ____ 284
Jardines de Summit ____ 405
Planta Filtradora de Mira-
flores _____ 34
Planta Filtradora de Mount
Hope -_ 15
Gran total __--__-4.455


Centro de Recreaci6n

Cultural fue Fundado en

Barriada de Bethania
En la barriada de Bethania, en las
afueras de la ciudad de Panama, se
ha organizado una sociedad denomi-
nada Centro de Recreaci6n Cultural,
Jesis de Praga.
Esta sociedad ha sido fundada con
el lnico objeto de enseflar a los nifios
los bailes tipicos nacionales en sus
ratos libres, despubs de las labores
escolares.
Este centro de recreaci6n esti si-
tuado en la Calle Vial de las Acacias
N9 746.


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Estos son seis de los siete estudiantes de la Escuela Secundaria de Rainbow City que han sido becados para ter-
minar sus studios en los Estados Unidos. De izquierda a derecha: Antonio Rowland, Calvin' Best, Velma
Welch, Celia Reid, Leo Collymore y Orlando Henlon. No aparece en la fotografia Patsy Agnoly.


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