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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: January 27, 1967
Frequency: biweekly[jan. 6, 1984-1999]
weekly[ former -dec. 23, 1983]
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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: VID00599
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
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Resource Identifier: oclc - 02582102
lccn - 83642750
issn - 0364-8044
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Preceded by: Spillway
Succeeded by: Faro (Balboa, Panama)

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THE PANAMA CANAL





Spillwa%


Gift of the Panama Canal Museum


Vol. V, No. 32 More Than 50 Years of Service to World Commerce Friday, January 27, 1967


Efficiency Is Lauded P Y \.,


PC Teamwork Whisks 1'i Y


Ships Through Canal
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More ships are transiting the Pan-
ama Canal now than at any time in
its history and they are moving
through faster.
This was emphasized by Capt.
M. J. Prince, Panama Canal Marine
Director, in a memorandum com-
paring Canal performance statistics
for calendar years 1966 and 1965.
While oceangoing ships of 300
Panama Canal net tons or more in-
creased by 1.5 ships a day, time
spent in Canal Zone water decreased
by 1.8 hours.
At the same time, figures showed


STORE CLOSINGS
Service center and retail store
closings are scheduled for January 31
and February 1 and 2.
On the Pacific side, the Balboa
Service Center merchandise section
will be closed until approximately
noon Wednesday, February 1. The
Balboa Housewares Store will be
closed all day Thursday, February 2.
On the Atlantic side, the Coco Solo
Supermarket will remain closed until
2:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 1.
The Coco Solo Gasoline Station
merchandise section will be closed
Tuesday, January 31, from 2:30
through 5:45 p.m. Sales of gasoline
and sundry items ordinarily sold in
the gasoline lanes will be continued,
however, until the normal closing
hour of 5:45 p.m.


that transits by vessels of 80-foot
beam and over increased by 12 per-
cent. Most significant was the 400
percent increase in ships of 104-foot
beam and over. In 1966, an average
of more than one of these giants
passed through the Canal each week.
In 1965, there was only a little more
than one a month.
While the Canal was busy with an
average of 35.1 ships a day, it was
found possible to increase the draft
allowance on certain big ships from
39.5 to 40 feet tropical fresh water.
This will remain in effect until about
mid-February so long as the level
of Gatun Lake is above 86.6 feet
and the Canal channel has a depth
of 45 feet.
The minimum draft allowance
expected this year is 38 feet tropical
fresh water provided there is a
normal dry season.
Success of the speed-up operation
can be attributed mainly to the re-
markable teamwork and the effi-
ciency of the Panama Canal em-
ployees whose business it is to put
ships through the Panama Canal,
Captain Prince said.
Credit for the continued improve-
ment in the drafts at which ocean-
going ships are being handled also
can be given to the Dredging Divi-
sion which recently completed
dredging the 300-foot section of
Gaillard Cut with the Canal's huge
(Continued on p. 4)


Pacific Queen's Crown


Going to Lucy Benitez


Pretty Lucy Benitez will be
crowned Queen of the Pacific Side
Canal Zone Carnival festivities in a
ceremony at the Balboa Theater on
February 4, beginning at 8 p.m.
The lovely Lucy, 19-year-old
daughter of Sfc. Fernando Benitez,
a Medical Corpsman at Fort Clayton,
was first in a field of 10 candidates.
Her vote count of 361,725 won the
honor at the final vote count Friday
night at a gay street dance in Balboa,
where several thousand Carnival
revelers cheered the winner.
She will be crowned Lucy I at
the Coronation ceremonies, which
begin at 8 p.m. There will be a
special talent show, including a ren-
dition of the tamborito, the Steel
Band, Army Dance Band, a per-
formance by Sing-Out Panama, and
as a special attraction, Ana Maria
Lopolito of Panama. She has been
featured at top nightclubs in many
Latin American Countries and re-
turns here from an extended engage-
ment in Mexico City.
After the ceremonies and show
from 8 to 9 p.m., a gala Coronation
Ball is scheduled at the Tivoli Guest
House. Guests from various carnival
juntas will attend and the dance will
feature the music of Tofio Riba and
his conjunto. Dress will be business
suit or dinner jacket.
Tickets are available for both the
Coronation Ceremonies and the Coro-
nation Ball. Coronation Ceremony
tickets may be obtained during the
show.
As an added convenience, the
Coronation Ceremony tickets may be
purchased at the Information Desk
in the Rotunda of the Administration
Building. The tickets may also be


purchased at the theater on the night
of the ceremony.
Tickets for the Coronation Ball are
separate, and admission is $1. These
tickets are available at three loca-
(Continued on p. 4)


Some members of the staff of the Governor of the Canal Zone shown with departing Gov. Robert J. Fleming, Jr.,
after receiving service awards during the final staff meeting at Balboa Heights. From left to right are: Edward A.
Doolan, Personnel Director, who received the U.S. Army Outstanding Civilian Service Medal; Miguel Corco,
Aide to the Governor, with a Superior Service Award; Arthur J. O'Leary, Acting Comptroller, with a Distinguished
Service Award; Governor Fleming; and Paul M. Runnestrand, Executive Secretary, who also received a U.S.
Army Outstanding Civilian Service Medal. Julian S. Hearne, Chief of the Dredging Division, who was given
a Distinguished Service Award, was unable to be present.



Runnestrand, Doolan



Presented Top Awards


The Outstanding Civilian Service
Medal, one of the highest awards
given by the U.S. Department of
the Army to civilians, has been
awarded by Acting Secretary of the
Army David E. McGiffert to Paul M.
Runnestrand, Executive Secretary to
the Canal Zone Government and
Edward A. Doolan, Panama Canal
Personnel Director.
The two medals and the citations
accompanying them, were among the


awards presented to employees of
the Canal organization last week by
Gov. Robert J. Fleming, Jr., prior
to his departure for the United
States.
Both Canal officials were cited for
their outstanding service with the
Canal organization and for their in-
formed and dedicated support of the
United States Government programs,
which the Secretary of the Army
said had contributed significantly to
United States-Panama relations and
was in keeping with the highest
traditions of the public service.
Runnestrand has been with the
Canal organization since 1941 when
he was Associate Attorney in the
General Counsel's Office. He was
promoted to Assistant General Coun-
sel in 1948. He was transferred to
the Canal's Washington Office in
1953 as Assistant Secretary of the
Panama Canal Company. Runnes-
trand returned to the Isthnms in 1955
as Executive Assistant to the Gov-
ernor-President. He was appointed


Executive Secretary April 1, 1956.
Doolan has been in Canal per-
sonnel work since 1941 when he was
an assistant clerk in the division. He
served as Senior Clerk, Personnel
Assistant, Training Officer, Adminis-
trative Assistant, and Assistant Per-
sonnel Director. He has been Per-
sonnel Director since July 1, 1950.
Others receiving awards were
Arthur J. O'Leary, Acting Comp-
troller of the Panama Canal and
Julian S. Hearne, Chief of the
Dredging Division. They both re-
ceived Panama Canal Distinguished
Service Awards and checks for
$300.
Superior Service Awards and
checks for $150 went to Miguel
Corc6, Aide to the Governor; Wil-
liam E. LeBrun, Deputy Chief of
the Internal Security Office; Mary
Coffey, Secretary to the Governor;
Mazie C. Schwarzrock and Betty
Rathgeber, employees of the Internal
Security Office.


Pat Meeker to be Crowned


Atlantic Queen Saturday


Pat Meeker will be crowned 1967
Carnival Queen for the Atlantic side
of the Canal Zone on Saturday Jan-
uary 28 in glittering coronation cere-
monies worthy of a queen and her
royal court. Queen Pat I and her five
princesses will be official ambassa-
dors of good will. They will be re-
sponsible for conveying the spirit of
congeniality and gaiety to carnival
participants in Panama and the Canal
Zone during the carnival season
festivities.
The third and final vote count was
held last Saturday at a dance at the
Cristobal Skyroom and it was I a.m.
before the count was completed. The
announcement ended many weeks of


suspense and hard work for all six
candidates.
The lucky number tallied up by
Pat was 157,390, while Darnell Will,
1st Runner-up, had 138,130 votes
and Dorothy Harper had 71,421.
Margie Tomlinson totaled 66,250
followed by Norma Ortiz with
35,949. and Liz Quifiones with
30,560. The total number of votes
cast came to 499,700.
This is the second honor for Pat
this month. Earlier, she was selected
as the Canal Zone winner in the
Voice of Democracy Contest spon-
sored by the Panama Department
Canal Zone Veterans of Foreign
(Continued on p. 4)


The Honorable Albert H. Quie of
the Minnesota First District, serving
his fifth term as a U.S. Congressman,
will speak at the Canal Zone Gov-
ernor's Third Annual Prayer Break-
fast in the cafetorium of Curundu
Junior High School Friday, Feb-
ruary 3. He is third-ranking minority
member of the House Education and
Labor Committee and fourth-ranking
minority member of the Agriculture
Committee and has taken a leading
role in formulating farm legislation.
Congressman Quie has been a strong
advocate of aid to disadvantaged
preschool children.


Senator Rafael Carranza H., a civil
engineer and son of Mexican Pres-
ident Venustiano Carranza, will
speak at the Prayer Breakfast. Senator
Carranza was a Federal Congress-
man from 1952 to 1955 and chair-
man of the Administration Committee
during this period. During the ad-
ministration of President Adolfo Ruiz
Cortines, he was Secretary General
of the Department of Agriculture
(1955-58), and a National Senator
from 1958 to 1964. Senator Carranza
is general manager of the Banco
Agropecuario del Noroeste.


Prayer Breakfast Speakers







THE PANAMA CANAL SPILLWAY


January 27, 1967


BROWSIlG


COLLECTIOr
By Emily J. Price

Jan de Hartog's new novel, The
Captain, is of events during World
War II and concerns a young Dutch-
man who captains a ship on the
Murmansk run. New and uncertain in
his heavy responsibility, the captain
has to struggle with his revulsion
against war and bloodshed. This is
an interesting study in psychology
set against an authentic background
of shipboard life in wartime.
Maurice Robbins, former presi-
dent of the Massachusetts Archaeo-
logical Society, has written The
Amateur Archaeologist's Handbook
as a guide for enthusiastic diggers.
The topics treated are: how to know
where to look, how to excavate a
site, what you will find, dating arti-
facts, mapping and photographing,
and how to restore your finds. Many
photographs, drawings, and chrono-
logical tables add to the utility of this
clearly written handbook.
"For hundreds of years the Hima-
layas have exercised their fascination
on the world." Thus Michel Peissel
begins his book Tiger for Breakfast
which tells about his visit to the
remote and little known country of
Nepal and its remarkable capital,
Kathmandu. Here the author met an
adventurous and colorful character
Boris Lissanevitch, Russian exile,
tiger hunter and the man respon-
sible for opening up the mountainous
kingdom to air travellers from the
outside world. The book abounds in
exotic adventures from hunting tigers
with elephants to the recent moun-
taineering attacks on Mount Everest.
It is a perfect book for armchair
adventurers.
Cissy is a biography of Eleanor
M. "Cissy" Patterson, member of the
Patterson newspaper clan, and owner
of the Washington Times-Herald
from 1930 to 1948. An intense and
volatile person, Mrs. Patterson was
a strange combination of wealthy
social leader with a taste for luxury
and hard-driving newspaperwoman.
Her feuds, aired in The Times-
Herald, were famous, ranging from
FDR to Drew Pearson, her ex-son-


in-law. This story of a cyclonic and
fascinating person includes a lively
account of the newspaper world in
a colorful era.
Mexico provides the setting for
Suzanne Blanc's new mystery The
Rose Window. A young American
tourist sits beside a beautiful girl on
a bus and then finds himself ear-
marked for murder. The tracking
down of a band of terrorists and the
solution of a century-old puzzle are
efficiently done by Inspector Menen-
des, a canny but enigmatic sleuth.
This is good fare for mystery addicts.
Terry Carr has edited a collection
of short stories titled Science Fiction
for People Who Hate Science Fic-
tion. Included are stories by authors
famous in the science fiction field,
Arthur C. Clarke, Heinlein, Brad-
bury, Shiras, Fredric Brown, and
others. There are familiar patterns
in some of the stories, the last couple
left in a devastated world, the time
machine, the space traveler returned
from Mars, but each is told in a new
and imaginative way. This well-
balanced collection should make
converts of science fiction haters.



Income Tax Aid


To Be Availa6le

Robert C. Hughes, representative
of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service,
will be in the City of Panama from
January 30 to February 3 and in the
Canal Zone from February 6 to
March 14 to assist persons having
Federal income tax problems.
In Panama City, Hughes may be
contacted at the Consular Section of
the United States Embassy. Interested
persons in Panama should telephone
5-3600, extension 19, for appoint-
ments. Tax form for residents of
Panama are available at the Embassy.
Times and places for appointments
with Hughes in the Canal Zone will
be announced soon.


Incentive Awards


Records are Set


Panama Canal employees set new
records in fiscal year 1966 in extra
contributions to the economy, effi-
ciency, and effectiveness of the Canal
organization through participation in
the Incentive Awards Program. About
166 suggestions were adopted, for
which some $7,000 was awarded
against tangible benefits to the Canal
organization estimated at $176,050.
The dollar benefit increase from
adopted suggestions was 221 percent.
Cost-cutting suggestions by em-
ployees covered by the U.S. Civil
Service Commission rose to an all-
time high during fiscal year 1966
and produced economies in U.S.
* Government operations valued at
more than $123 million, the Civil
Service Commission has announced.
During fiscal year 1966, the Pan-
ama Canal Incentive Awards Com-
mittee, consisting of the Comptroller
and bureau directors appointed by
the Governor for the administration
of the program, received 657 sugges-
tions and 304 honorary award recom-
mendation's from within the agency
for a total of 931 contributions. The
166 suggestions adopted represent
25 percent of the total received.
The highest individual suggestion
award was received by Martin S.
Sawyer of the Panama Canal's Navi-
gation Division. Hle was presented a
check for $500 for his suggestion for
utilization of former launch radio
equipment in Canal jitneys, resulting
in an annual savings of some $9,800.


The suggestions adopted in fiscal
year 1966 also included savings of
$100,000 arising from a group sug-
gestion of some 22 employees in the
Locks Division, who presented a
series of ideas for debugging and
improving performance of the new
locks towing locomotives.
Tangible benefits related to hon-
orary awards came to some $2.9
million dollars as compared to
$700,000 in fiscal year 1965. This
unusually high savings derives prin-
cipally from a new locks overhaul
lane outage plan submitted by Wil-
liam A. Van Siclen, Jr., former chief,
Locks Division, who now is retired.
The plan is expected to save some
$2,625,000 that would otherwise be
spent in preparing Catun and Pedro
Miguel Locks for the 24-hour lock
lane outage concept. A Distinguished
Service Award of $300 was presented
the Locks Division Chief for his dis-
tinguished work in developing the
new technique.
Panama Canal awards for superior
accomplishment went to 307 em-
ployees, with a cash total dollar value
of $2,715,000 in measurable benefits.
The average Panama Canal cash
award was $203.
U.S. (overnment-wide, 80,513 su-
perior accomplishment awards were
presented employees. The value
of eivasurable benefits totaled
$158,027,335 and the average cash
award was $146,


At The Movies


Week Beginning Saturday,
January 28, 1967
BALBOA (Air Conditioned)
Sat.-Sun., 2:30, 6:15, 8:25 p.m.-Mon.,
7:30 p.m.-The Silencers (ADULT)
Tues., 7:30 p.m.-Back Door To Hell
(AY)
Wed., 7:30 p.m.-Advcntures In China
(AY)
Thurs., 7:30 p.m.-Agent For H.A.R.M.
(ADULT)
Fri., 7:00 p.m.-Man From The Dine's
Club (AYC)
DIABLO HEIGHTS *
Sat.-Ambush Bay (ADULT)
Sunday Matinee 2:00 p.m.-Hard Bargain
(AYC)
Sun.-Mon.-A Fine Madness (ADULT)
Tues.-The Diary Of Anne Frank (AYC)
Wed.-They Came To Cordura (AY)
Thurs.-Naked Brigade (AY)
Fri.-MeHale's Navy Joins The Air Force
(AYC)
Friday Owl Show, 10:00 p.m.-Black
Gold (AYC)
GAMBOA*
Sat., 8:15 p.m.-Arizona Raiders (AYC)
Sun.-Boy, Did I Get A Wrong Numberl
(ADULT)
Mon.-NO SHOW
Tues.-Naked Brigade (AY)
Wed.-A Fine Madness (ADULT)
Thurs.-NO SHOW
Fri.-The Diary Of Anne Frank (AYC)
COCO SOLO (Air Conditioned)*
Sat.-Mon., 7:00 p.m.-Sun., 2:00, 7:00
p.m.-The Blue Max (ADULT)
Tues.-Wed.-The Nanny (ADULT)
Thurs.-The Secret Of Blood Island (AY)
Fri.-Broken Sabre (AYC)
MARGARITA*
Sat.-Reap The Wild Wind (AY)
Sunday Matinee, 2:00 p.m.-The Lion
And The Horse (AYC)
Sun.-Mon.-Torn Curtain (ADULT)
Tues.-Parrish (ADULT)
Wed.-Night Train To Paris (AY)
Thurs.-The New Interns (ADULT)
Fri.-Arizona Raiders (AYC)
Friday Owl Show, 10:00 p.m.-F.B.I.
Code 98 (AYC)
GATUN *
Sat.-Desert Hell (AYC)
Sunday Matinee, 2:30 p.m.-Jungle Jim
In The Forbidden Land (AYC)
Sun.-The Fortune Cookie (ADULT)
Mon.-NO SHOW
Tues.-Ambush Bay (ADULT)
Wed.-NO SHOW
Thurs.-Parrish (ADUL)
Fri.-Night Train To Paris (AY)


Balboa YM Schedules

Women's Judo Class

The Balboa Armed Services YMCA
has announced plans for a women's
class in Judo.
The class will start Wednesday,
February 1, meeting Mondays and
Wednesday from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m.
It will be geared to integrate self-
defense, form, and techniques. There
are no age limits.


SPILLWAY

Subscriptions

Your friends and relatives now
may subscribe to the weekly PAN-
AMA CANAL SPILLWAY (or you
may subscribe for them). Cost is
$2.60 a year. This includes mail-
ing-by regular mail-anywhere in
the world.
Checks for subscriptions should
be made payable to the Panama
Canal Company and may be
mailed to:
SPILLWAY Subscriptions
Box M
Balboa Heights, Canal Zone
Be sure to include, printed
clearly, the name and address of
the person to whom the SPILLWAY
is to be sent.


Special Matinees
-All Films AYC-
Saturday, January 28, 1967
BALBOA (Air Conditioned)
10:00 a.m.
The Comancheros-John Wayne, Stewart
Whitman: Along the dangerous border
of no return. (Scope and color.)
T-120 mins.
COCO SOLO (Air Conditioned)
2:00 p.m.
The Wackiest Ship In The Army-Jack
Lemmon, Ricky Nelson: The hilarious
saga of the most fouled-up crew
ever. . T-106 mins.
DIABLO HEIGHTS
2:00 p.m.
Fort Dobbs-Clint Walker, Virginia Mayo:
He was fleeing the law. . T-97 mins.
GAMBOA
6:15 p.m.
The Incredible Mr. Limpet-Don Knotts:
A man turns into a fish and helps win
the war. (Family medal.) T-116 mins.
MARGARITA
2:00 p.m.
The Mouse That Roared-Peter Sellers,
Jean Seberg: The mouse that devoured
the lion. . (Color.) T-90 mins.
GATUN
2:00 p.m.
Sing, Boy, Sing-Tommy Sands, Lili
Gentle: From preacher's son to rock-n-
roll king! T-98 mins.
*All night shows begin at 7:00 p.m.
except as shown. Program subject to
change without notice.
T-Indicates Total Running Time.
FILM SUITABILITY GUIDE-A, adults;
Y, young people 12 to 16; C, children
8 to 12.


SUNDAY, JANUARY 29
1:00-SCN Afternoon News
1:05-Sunday Playhouse:
"The Bride Wore Boots"
(Repeat from Saturday)
2:30-The Christophers
2:45-Chapel of the Air
3:15-Parade of Sports
4:55-Pearl Harbor (Special)
5: 45-Country Style
6:00-Chronicle
6:30-Roger Miller Show
6:55-Telenews Weekly Newsreel
7:05-Gary Moore
8:00-SCN News
8:05-Ed Sullivan
9:00-Hearst Metrotone Telenews
Weekly
9:05-"So Say the Books"
9:30-What's My Line?
10:00-Focus on Today
10:20-Death Valley Days
10:45-Social Security in Action
11:00-The Sacred Heart
MONDAY, JANUARY 30
4:00-Afternoon
4:15-Death Valley Days (Repeat)
5:00-SCN Afternoon News
5:05-Afternoon (Cont.)
5:30-Odyssey
6:00-Dateline
6:30-G.E. College Bowl
f:55-SCN News In Spanish
7:05-My Favorite Martian
7:30-Pat Boone
8:00-SCN News
8:05-Red Skelton
9:00-Armchair Theater:
"5,000 Fingers of Doctor T"
10:30-Focus on Today
10:50-Colonel March of Scotland
Yard
TUESDAY, JANUARY 31
4:00-Afternoon
4:15-My Favorite Martian (Repeat)
5:00-SCN News
5: 05-Afternoon (Cont.)
5-30-EBF- "The Sea"
6:00-Dateline
6:30-Survival
6:55-SCN News In Spanish
7:05-I've Got A Secret
7:30-Jim Bowie
8-00-SCN News
8:05-Hollywood Palace
9:00-Armchair Theater:
"House of Strangers"
10:30-Focus on Today
10:50-Steel 'n Strings
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1
4:00-Afternoon
4:1]5-Jim Bowie (Repeat)
5:00-SCN Afternoon News
5:05-Afternoon (Cont.)
5:30-Report
6:00-Dateline
6:30-Biography


I voll Vopic \

ATTENTION ALL MEN!!!
In honor of Be Extra Nice To
Your Wife Or Girlfriend Week
(January 29-February 4), the Tivoli
Guest House will feature especially
exciting Brunch and Buffet menus:

B.E.N.T.Y.W.O.G. SUNDAY
BRUNCH
We are sure you will want to begin
B.E.N.T.Y.W.O.G. Week with a
bang by inviting your wife or girl-
friend to the Tivoli Brunch on Sun-
day, January 29.
Our special menu will feature
Assorted Fruit and Juice Trays,-Hot
Cakes with Syrup or Honey, Ham
Omelette, Creamed Eggs on Toast,
Hashed Brown Potatoes, Grilled
Sausage and Bacon, Assorted Dry
Cereals, Buttered Toast, Cinnamon
Toast, Jam, Jelly, Pineapple Muffins,
Danish Pastries, Coffee, Tea, and
Milk.
The Brunch is served in the Roose-
velt Room from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00
p.m. Adults, $1.35, and children 10
and under, 95 cents.
Now that you have started off so
well, gentlemen, you will have the
opportunity to keep on Being Nice
To Your Wife Or Girlfriend 'by
bringing her to the Italian Night
Buffet on January 30.
Our menu will include Chicken
Tetrazzini, Spaghetti with Meat
Sauce, Italian Salad, Garlic Bread,
Relish Tray, Assorted Pastries, and
Beverage.
Your wife or girlfriend may choose
any one of our three convenient seat-
ings at 5:30, 6:30, or 7:30 p.m. Call
2-2111 for reservations. Adults,
$1.50; children $1.
And gentlemen: You are so lucky
On Italian Night you will also have
a chance to buy your wife or girl-
friend Frozen Daiquiris for only
25 cents!


6:55-SCN News In Spanish
7:05-Danny Thomas
7:30-Heart of the City
8:00-SCN News
8:05-SCN Special of the Week:
"Bob Hope Comedy Special"
9:00-Hallmark Hall of Fame:
"Barefoot in Athens"
(Special)
10:30-Focus on Today
10:50-Court of Last Resort
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2
4:00-Afternoon
4:15-Danny Thomas (Repeat)
5:00-SCN Afternoon News
5:05-Afternoon (Cont.)
5:30-Report
6:00-Dateline
6:30-Big Picture
6:55-SCN News In Spanish
7:05-Harrigan & Son
7:30-Andy Griffith
8:00-SCN News
8:05-Milton Berle,
9:00-USARSO Special:
"Operation Improvement"
9:30-Armchair Theater:
"Tales of Robin Hood"
10:30-Focus on Today
10:50-The Third Man
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3
4:00-Afternoon
4:05-Andy Griffith (Repeat)
5:00-SCN Afternoon News
5:05-Afternoon (Cont.)
5:30-Man In Space
6:00-Dateline
6:30-The Smithsonian
6:55-SCN News In Spanish
7:05-Joey Bishop
7:30-M-Squad
8:00-SCN News
8:05-Danny Kaye
9:00-Armchair Theater:
"Come to the Stable"
10:30-Focus on Today
10:50-Swingin' Country
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 4
2:00-SCN Afternoon News
2:05-Cartoon Carnival-
"Crusader Rabbit"
"Felix The Cat"
"Popeye"
3:15-Jalopy Races
3:45-Coronet Film:
"Schubert and his Music"
4:100-Captain Kangaroo
4:45-Discovery
5:05-Wrestling from Olympic
Stadium
6:00-Weekend '67
6:30-Saturday Playhouse:
"Footsteps in the Fog"
8:00-SCN News
8:05-Lawrence Welk
9:00-The Tonight Show
10:30-Focus on Today
10:50-This Is The Life


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


A Gold Merit Award badge, which accompanies the Man of the Year in the
Canal Zone award of American Legion Post No. 1, is presented by John F.
Oster (left), past Pacific vice commander and past commander, American
Legion Post No. 1, to U.S. District Judge Guthrie F. Crowe. Seated, center,
is Kenneth Major, Commander of American Legion Post No. 1.







January 27, 1967


THE PANAMA CANAL SPILLWAY


C.Z. Youths

Feel Impact

Of Viet Nam

Impact of the Viet Nam conflict
on Canal Zone youths of draft age is
reflected in local Selective Service
Board figures, which show a sharp
increase in the number of Canal
Zone registrants who have gone on
active duty in the Armed Forces
during the past 12 months.
During 1966, a total of 153 Zone
registrants were inducted, enlisted, or
commissioned, according to 1-. I.
Perantie, local Director of Selective
Service.
This compared with figures of 73
for 1965 and 76 in 1964.
At the close of 1966, the total
number of Zone registrants classified
in Class I-C as members of the
Armed Forces currently on active
duty was 570, or 19 percent of the
total of 2,921 registrants who have
been registered locally since the 1951
draft law became effective.
This compares with a U.S. national
average of 7.5 percent covering
registrants of all States who are cur-
rently on active duty.
In other major classifications, the
Canal Zone listing shows 11.7 percent
of its registrants deferred in Class
II-S as college students, compared to
a national average of 4.7. This is
attributed to the fact that a larger
percentage of Canal Zone youths
attend college.
The Zone has only 5.3 percent in
Class IV-F (not qualified for service),
compared to a national average of
7.6 percent.
There are but 4.5 percent in Class
III-A (deferred as fathers, or hard-
ships cases), vs. a States national
average of 11.1 percent.



Masonic

Leaders

Visit C.Z.
Thomas A. Booth, Grand Master
of Masons for the Commonwealth of
Massachusetts, and George R. Dew-
hurst, Grand Marshal, accompanied
by their wives, arrived this week on
an official visit to the Canal Zone
Masonic Lodges which are under the
jurisdiction of the Grand Lodge of
Massachusetts.
Booth is the third ranking Mason
in the world and gives precedence
in rank only to the Grand Master of
England and the Grand Master of
Ireland. These distinguished guests
were received at Tocumen Airport
by Norman B. Davison, District
Grand Master of the Canal Zone,
and other prominent Masons.
During their stay here the Fiftieth
Anniversary of the District Grand
Lodge of the Canal Zone will be
celebrated. Also present for this
event are Past District Grand Mas-
ters Clarence L. Johnston now of
Hendersonville, N.C., George P.
Fullman, now of Moscow, Idaho,
and Howard W. Osborn of Balboa
and their wives. Past District Grand
Master, James E. Jacob, now of
Columbus, Miss., was unable to
make the trip.
In addition to formal calls on
officials of the Panama Canal Com-
pany and allied organizations, the
officers of the Grand Lodge will
make official visits to the Masonic
Lodges of the Canal Zone and will
be received on Sunday by the Grand
Lodge of the Republic of Panama.
Official visits are being made this
week to Isthmian and Darien Lodges
which are observing their Fiftieth
Anniversaries, and to the other Canal
Zone Lodges which hold their char-
ters under the Grand Lodge of
Massachusetts: Sojourners, Canal
Zone, Army, Sibert, and Chagres
Lodges.


Members of the Holy Family Church in Margarita had more fun than kids as
Charity Carnival of the Vincentian Fathers which opens today, and will run
sary in Margarita. Left to right: Lin Rodriguez, Ang6lica Wong, Luci Lau,
Diaz, Anita Oberholtzer, and Yolanda D


Outstanding Performance of Luciano C. D. Sablo, left, of Colon, Panama
Canal property clerk in the Housing Office, Cristobal, was recognized with
the presentation of a Superior Service Award and check for $150. The
award was made by L. A. Ferguson, right, Director of the Supply and
Community Service Bureau. Sablo has 40 years' Panama Canal service, all
with Housing.


No Book Fines

For Holidays
The Canal Zone Library will
charge no fines for boks due on Sun-
days and holidays. As the Civil
Affairs Building on Gaillard Highway
will be open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Monday through Saturdays only,
the bookdrop formerly used for
return of books on Sundays and
holidays will not be available to
Library patrons. Books placed in the
bookdrop before 8 a.m. Monday
will be counted as returned on the
previous Saturday. The same proce-
dure applies to holidays.


Section I to Close
For Inventory Recount
Section "I," Balboa Storehouse,
will be closed from 7 to 11 a.m.,
Wednesday, February 1, due to
inventory recount.
Emergency issues will be made
only wh m requested at Division
Head level. It is suggested that all
units obtain sufficient operating
supplies prior to the closing date to
protect their needs during the period
the section will be closed.
No sales will be made from the
section under inventory.


Skateboarding

Enthusiasts

Are Cautioned
Skateboarding, a popular fad that
can be great fun if done properly, has
become a nuisance in some Canal
Zone communities.
Sidewalk surfing on skate wheels,
has become a matter of concern to
parents, safety officials, drivers, and
police. Recently it has brought about
complaints from residents in the flats
area where children are darting down
sidewalks, driveways, and streets.
This can be dangerous to the
skateboarders and is a menace to
drivers. It is recommended that there
be skating only on designated areas
such as playgrounds and non-con-
gested sidewalks (where not prohib-
ited).
Skating should be done on a sur-
face that is free of large bumps and
cracks that can cause serious spills.
Beginners should be aware of speed
potential and the hazard of falling
and should not try to maneuver
beyond their skill. The skateboarder
should always have control.
Canal Zone Police Chief E. S.
Shipley requests that children, and
any grownups who go in for the sport,
abide by the safety rules. He cau-
tions drivers to be on the alert for
skateboarders.


MARINE BUREAU
Roberto Best
Edgdon J. Crawford
Enrique Evans
James Johnson
Robert L. Johnson
Timothy Lasher
Ismael Le6n
Robert D. Rankin
Gerald Smith
John T. Styles
Eric Sutherland
Francis E. Westley
Garfield Worrell
HEALTH BUREAU
Jean Brandle
Jos6 Pablo Pijaro


TRANSPORTATION
AND TERMINALS
BUREAU
Erasmo Arias
Thomas Biscaino
Rolfe Burton
Enrique Fernandez
Alberto Gilvez
Rafael Gonzalez
Joseph Price
SUPPLY AND
COMMUNITY SERVICES
BUREAU
Walter A. Clarke
Lionel A. McDonald
Ralph Porter
Harry M. Savage


ENGINEERING AND
CONSTRUCTION
BUREAU
George Booth
Robert Flwers
Robert Holland
Charles C. Lloyd
Arthur C. Roach
CIVIL AFFAIRS
BUREAU
George L. Cooper
Robert LaPorta
Paul E. Quakenbush
OTHERS
Alcide R. Hansen
Andrew Rankin


U- Nursing Chief

Is Named by

SColonel Cafarelli
--1 --. Col. Roosevelt Cafarelli, Director
S/ of the Canal Zone Health Bureau,
-.. I has announced the appointment of
'Iy Miss Eileen L. McCarthy as Director
of Nursing Services, Health Bureau,
to succeed Miss E. Madeleine Shaw.
',, -c Miss McCarthy, a native of Wash-
""- ington, D.C., received her diploma
in nursing from Philadelphia General
.- Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa., in 1932.
She comes to the Canal Zone with
"extensive experience as a nursing
service administrator and is well
A known in national nursing circles.
Miss McCarthy served as a mem-
hber of the Army Nurse Corps from
*' ""'+" l1945 to 1964, retiring with the rank
-A -. of lieutenant colonel. She was nursing
consultant on the Management
they opened the prizes for the annual r Ofla o The M n gent
through Sunday, in the old Commis- Group, Office of The Surgeon Gen-
Tom Burbine, Ed Greene, Johhny eral, which revamped the organiza-
)iaz. tion of Army hospitals and conducted
extensive staffing and management
studies from 1952 to 1955.
LucianO dS bl0 She was Assistant Chief Nurse in
the European Theater from 1956 to
Receives Award 1958. Following these assignments,
1\ vI S TW r was Chief, Nursing Service, Sandia
Any question regarding Northern Base, Albuquerque, N. Mex., and
District housing, over the past 4 Chief, Nursing Division, 1st United
decades, can probably be answered States Army, Governors Island, N.Y.
by Luciano C. D. Sablo of Colon, Miss McCarthy currently lives in
property clerk and relief assignment Pacific Grove, Calif., and will assume
clerk in the Panama Canal's Housing her new position in the Canal Zone
Office, Cristobal. He has been em- March 1.
played by the Panama Canal organi-
zation approximately 40 years, and
all his service has been in the Hous- Christmas M ail
ing Branch or its predecessor unit,
the District Quartermaster, in the S N H igh
Northern District. Sets New igh
During his 40 years with Housing, There was a bumper crop of
Sablo has worked under 13.District Christmas mail thigh year and the
Quartermasters or Housing Man- Canal Zone Postal Division handled
agers, 4 of whom are still in service. it without extra employment.
Sablo has worked on or in close Postal Division figures show that
cooperation with most of the desks during the Christmas period, the
in the Housing office at one time or Canal Zone post offices handled
another during his years of service. 1,846,227 pounds of mail-an increase
For prolonged periods he has served of 9.5 percent over the previous year.
as relief clerk for the Quarters Desk, This was about one-fifth of the
which deals with all assignments of amount of mail handled by the Canal
U.S. and non-U.S. citizen housing. Zone post offices during a 12-month
His coworkers describe him as period. During the past fiscal year,
extremely courteous, quiet spoken, 5,642,078 pounds of mail were taken
cooperative, efficient and "never too care of by the Zone postal workers.
busy to do a rush or special job." This was a 31.7 percent increase over
His quiet, understanding, and patient the past 4-year period.
manner places people at ease, so Preliminary figures for the present
that they can discuss their problems fiscal year indicate that during 1967
with the assurance that they will approximately 6,000,000 pounds of
receive due consideration from the mail will move through the Canal
Housing Branch, his coworkers say Zone post offices. This will amount
of him. to about 22,500,000 pieces of mail.


The Cryan Shame SWIMMING CLASSES
Beginners swimming classes for
The New Balboa Teen Club is English speaking children, grammar
introducing a new combo called The school age, will begin at the Balboa
Cryan Shame on Friday, January 27. Armed Services YMCA February 1
Dancing will be from 8 p.m. to at 4 p.m. One hour classes will meet
midnight. Tuesday through Friday of each
Dress will be sportswear. week. Register early!


\',-


Mrs. Frances F. Sampsell, assistant superintendent, U.S. Elementary Schools,
receives copies of the Bill of Rights for 603 sixth-grade students in the U.S.
schools, on the Pacific side, from Felipi Cazabon. Post' Commander V.F.W.
Lt. Frank P. Albrok Post No. 3822, Inc. The Bill of Rights booklets are a
courtesy of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, Post 3822.


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BLOOD BANK HONOR ROLL
COCO SOLO HOSPITAL







THE PANAMA CANAL SPILLWAY


January 27, 1967


Sixth Grand Prix


Starts Tomorrow


The sixth annual Grand Prix of
Panama will be held January 28 and
29 at France Field, C.Z.
This year's race promises to be the
best ever and competition will be
extra keen with drivers from at least
six countries participating. The num-
ber of the cars being sponsor
prepared indicates the high interest
in this year's race. The track has been
designed to afford the spectator the


William King

Assumes E&C

Bureau Post
William T. King, Jr., has arrived
from St. Petersburg Beach, Fla., to
assume his duties as Budget and
Projects Coordinator of the Panama
Canal's Engineering and Construc-
tion Bureau. The position was vacant
upon the retirement of N. E. Wise.
King retired last month at Head-
quarters field Command, Defense
Atomic Support Agency, as a lieu-
tenant colonel, Corps of Engineers,
U.S. Army. He had total military
service of more than 21 years in
assignments with the Japan Con-
struction Agency as architectural
and site planning engineer; U.S.
Army Security Agency as staff engi-
neer; U.S. Army District, Vicksburg,
as deputy district engineer; and he
was senior engineer advisor to the
Republic of Korea, III Army Corps
and Republic of Viet Nam, I Logis-
tical Command. He also served as
post engineer in Germany, Japan,
and Sandia Base, N. Mex.
He served in World War II with
the 31st Infantry Division; in Korea
with the 2d Engineer Battalion,
2d Infantry Division; and in Viet
Nam with the Military Assistance
Advisor Group.
His awards include the U.S. Army
Commendation Medal with two Oak
Leaf clusters and the Joint Services
Commendation Medal.
A native of Mobile, Ala., he is a
graduate of Auburn University, in
Alabama, with a degree in archi-
tecture.


Pen Women To Hold

Outdoor Art Show
The Canal Zone Branch of the
National League of American Pen
Women will sponsor an outdoor art
show at Stevens Circle in Balboa
from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., February 11.
This show will be open to all
artists on the Isthmus and will en-
compass all mediums. There will be
a $1 entrance fee for non-members
entering the show. There is no limit
to the number of entries.


Pacific Queen's Crown
(Continued from p. 1)
tions: The Tivoli Guest House,
Balboa Theater during show times,
and at the Information Desk in the
Rotunda of the Administration Build-
ing. The number is limited and those
who wish to attend should make their
purchases soon. Table reservations
may be made at the time tickets are
purchased at the Tivoli. Those who
purchase tickets at the Administra-
tion Building or Balboa Theater may
stop by the Tivoli to make table
reservations. Any unsold tickets will
be available at the ball.
Both events are being planned
with an emphasis on entertainment.
At the Coronation ceremonies, Queen
Lucy I will begin her reign over the
1967 carnival season. Carnival dates
are February 4-7, and the Queen,
her court, and comparsa will be pres-
ented at various highlights of the
festival in Panama and the Canal
Zone.


best possible view. Spectator facili-
ties will be better and several prerace
festivities are being planned.
As in the past, proceeds from the
race will be donated to charity with
this year's proceeds going for the
purchase of Occupational Therapy
equipment and clothing for the
patients at Matias Hern6ndez Hos-
pital in Panama.
Schedule:


Saturday-
8:00 a.mn
12:00 noon-


Registration and Practice
--.-..... .. Time Trials


Sunday-
8:00 a.m- ___ .- Auto Show
10:00 a.m---------------Parade
12:30 p.m. _._. __ Grand Prix
The race will be run 50 laps over
the 2.73 mile course with a Le Mans
type start.
This event is being sponsored by
the following businesses in Panama:
Veco, S.A.; Chrysler International;
Royal Crown Cola; Datsun Motors;
Colon Motors; Colpan Ford; Electro
Diesel; Goodyear Rubber Co.; Pan-
ama Auto; Transporte y Equipo;
Michelin Tires; Romero Motors;
Shell Co., Ltd.; Hermanos Alessan-
dria, S.A. (Auto Simca); and Distri-
buidores Mas, S.A. (Renault).
Cost will be $2.25 per ticket which
will be good for both days. Children
under 12 accompanied by an adult
will be admitted free. Advance
tickets may be purchased from any
member of the Isthmian Autosport
Association or at the track.


Housing Branch

Now Handling

Telephone Work
The Panama Canal Housing
Branch now is handling all work
requests for installation, transfer, and
removal of telephones in Panama
Canal-owned quarters. These are
being executed on a new form,
No. 6325, which should be filled out
by the occupant of quarters.
These forms are sent out with
tenders for residences. Occupants
desiring removal, or additional in-
stallation of telephones should
address communications to the Hous-
ing Branch offices.
The Electrical Division will issue
work orders for all other telephone
work in Canal-owned residences.
Previously, if a Panama Canal
employee wanted a telephone in-
stalled, transferred, or removed, or
an additional telephone installed, his
request was made to the Electrical
Division. Effective January 1, re-
quests now go to the Housing Branch
offices in the Southern or Northern
Districts for forwarding to the Com-
munication Branch of the Electrical
Division.
The Electrical Division is main-
taining a supply of the new forms at
the Communications Branch offices
on both sides of the Isthmus for the
convenience of subscribers desiring
telephone changes.


SPILLWAY
The PANAMA CANAL SPILLWAY is an
official publication of the Panama
Canal, Balboa Heights, C.Z. News
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
without official clearance.
H. R. PARFITT
Acting Governor
FRANK A. BALDWIN
Information Officer
Material intended for publication in
the SPILLWAY should be delivered to
the Panama Canal Press Office or
mailed to PANAMA CANAL SPILLWAY,
Box M., Balboa Heights, C.Z.
Distributed free to all Panama Canal
employees. Subscription cost for others
(including mailing) $2.60 a year. Make
checks payable to Panama Canal Com-
pany and address to: SPILLWAY Sub-
scriptions, Box M, Balboa Heights, C.Z.


Safety Course

Being Offered

To Cyclists
Due to the increase in the sporting
and travel appeal of motorcycle and
motor scooters in the past few years
and the number of serious accidents
involving two-wheeled vehicles, the
Isthmiarr Motorcycle Association will
conduct a safety instruction course
for cyclists in the Canal Zone.
The two-wheel vehicle operator
orientation course consists of two
3-hour sessions to be given at the
Training Center and adjacent parking
area on February 4 and 11, begin-
ning at 8:30 a.m.
The safety course includes such
subjects as: public opinion and the
cyclist; use of safety equipment and
wearing apparel; cycle nomenclature
and preventative maintenance; basic
riding techniques; group riding tech-
niques; precision riding techniques;
and cross-country touring. Also, as
part of the instruction course, a Canal
Zone policeman will be on hand to
discuss Canal Zone regulations gov-
erning two-wheel vehicles.
The Isthmian Motorcycle Associa-
tion calls on parents of motorcycle
and motor scooter enthusiasts to urge
their sons to take advantage of this
safety instruction course.
For more information on the
course, persons interested may call
W. R. Bailey 4-193 (Pedro Miguel)
or T. Sgt. Richard Tinsley, Albrook
6154. Tinsley is instructor of the
safety course and Bailey is assistant
instructor.


* '-


wWVA


Joel Perantie, 1967 Isthmian Amateur Golf Champion, right, accepts trophy
from tournament director Rick Shapiro after winning the title. Perantie's
292-stroke total gave him the title. Runner-up, with 295, was Buz Greene.


Colonel Betts

Is Elected

By Engineers
Col. James A. Betts, Engineering
and Construction Bureau Director,
has been elected 1967 president of
the Canal Zone Post of the Society
of American Military Engineers.
Other officers, elected during a
recent dinner meeting, are: C. W.
Hummer, Jr., 1st vice president;
Ramiro Parada, 2d vice president;
Maj. C. W. Focht, secretary; F. S.
Mendez, treasurer; Juan Calder6n,
assistant treasurer; Col. H. R. Parfitt,
1st director; John Duda, 2d director;
and Lt. Col. J. B. Anderson, 3d
director.


Medical Consultants


Serve C.Z. Hospitals


Two leading medical men arrive
on the Isthmus next week to serve
as consultants at Canal Zone hos-
pitals.
Dr. Benjamin H. Sullivan, Jr., of
the Cleveland Clinic will work as a
consultant in gastroenterology. His
host will be Dr. August A. Howard,
Gastroenterologist on the staff of
Gorgas Hospital.
Dr. Sullivan received both his
bachelor's and medical degrees from
George Washington University. He
served in the U.S. Army and his
service included positions as Chief


Benjamin H. Sullivan, Jr., M.D.


Sidney S. Gellis, M.D.


of Gastroenterology Services at
Brooks Army Medical Center; Letter
Army Hospital; and Walter Reed
General Hospital.
Dr. Sullivan has done extensive
research in his field and has held
teaching positions at Baylor, Stan-
ford, George Washington, Pennsyl-
vania, and California Universities. He
has published about 60 papers in his
field.
Arriving as a consultant in pedia-
trics will be Dr. Sidney S. Cells,
Pediatrician in Chief at the New
England Medical Center Hospitals.
He is editor of the Pediatric Year-
book and senior editor of the standard
text, Pediatric Therapy.
A graduate of Harvard Medical
School, Dr. Gellis will spend several
days with Dr. Daniel Hirschl, Chief
of the Pediatric Service at Gorgas
Hospital, and the pediatric staff of
both Gorgas and Coco Solo Hospitals.
Dr. Jules Massennan, Professor
and Co-Chairman of the Department
of Psychiatry at Northwestern Uni-
versity, arrived on the Isthmus last
week.
His program of activities as con-
sultant to the Mental Health Divi-
sion includes: an orientation and
evaluation of the present treatment
program at Corozal Hospital; a lec-
ture on current methods of therapy
before the mental health staff of the
Canal Zone and Panamanian profes-
sionals at the Gorgas Hospital Neuro-
psychiatric Clinic; and an orientation
and evaluation of the Atlantic area
mental health program at Coco Solo
Hospital.

Last Week's Visitors


Miraflores Locks ----------
Gatun Locks -------
Las Cruces,
partial transit, 3 ..
Reina Manuelita,
partial transits, 2
Summit Garden _-
Purification Plant ________-
Civil Affairs Museum ...--


Grand total-


2,252
604

295

60
633
52
633
4,529


Pat Meeker To Be
(Continued from p. 1)
Wars of the United States of Amer-
ica. She will go to Washington, D.C.,
in March to compete against 51 other
winners. Her father, John W.
Meeker, Jr., is a Panama Canal pilot
and the family resides in Coco Solo.
Pat, 17, is a senior at Cristobal High
School and is a part-time lifeguard
at the Coco Solo Swimming Pool.
The ball will start at 8:30 at the
Skyroom of the Masonic Temple in
Cristobal where the Queen and her
subjects will dance to the music. of
Lucho Azcarraga. The coronation
ceremonies are scheduled to begin
at 9. A special feature of the dance
will be an exhibition of native
dancing by the Conjunto "Tonosi."
This group from the Province of
Los Santos will perform dances not
usually seen in this area.
To be sure of adequate seating,
call 3-3233 for reservations before
noon on Saturday.


PC Teamwork Whisks
(Continued from p. 1)
suction dredge Mindi. It was the first
time that the Mindi had been used
in the Cut to remove deposited mate-
rial down to original project depth.
During the 3 months that the
Mindi was operating in the channel,
the Marine Traffic Control section of
the Navigation Division did an amaz-
ing job of scheduling the heavy Canal
traffic so that there was minimum
delay to ship movements and no
interference with the operation of
the dredge.
Since the Cut was completely
blocked to ships when the Mindi
worked from 12 midnight until 8
a.m. 7 days a week, maintenance of
these smooth transit schedules took
some juggling on the part of the
marine traffic controllers, whose work
is complicated even at normal times.
Pilots and the employees of the
Panama Canal locks also came in for
their share of the praise for the im-
proved speed in putting ships through
the locks. Teamwork and increased
knowledge of how to handle the big
customers through the narrow locks
and the tight spots in the Canal were
listed as contributing factors.
Plans have been made this year to
keep the level of Gatun Lake from
dropping too rapidly through the dry
season by drastic curtailment of the
operation of the Gatun Hydroelec-
tric station. At present the lake is
being lowered approximately .01 to
.02 foot a day instead of the previous
.03 or .04 of a foot.
Predictions by the Hydrographic
Branch are that the lake will drop
from the 87 feet level, at which it
stood January 14, to only 85 feet by
April 30, instead of the 82 feet pre-
dicted for this day in previous years.
All this is good news to the ship-
ping companies whose ships are Pan-
ama Canal customers, since deeper
drafts and faster transits mean in-
creased profits.


Page 4








EL CANAL DE PANAMA








Vol. V, No. 32 Mas de 50 Aiios al Servicio del Comercio Mundial Viernes 27 de Enero de 1967



!p F El Viernes 3 de Febrero Sera


I n", El Tercer Desayuno Plegaria


Algunos miembros del personal ejecutivo del Gobernador de la Zona del Canal, aparecen con el Gobernador
Robert J. Fleming, Jr., luego de recibir premios por sus servicios, durante la ultima reunion ejecutiva que dirigi6
el Gobernador Fleming en Balboa Heights. De izquierda a derecha: Edward A. Doolan, Director de Personal
que recibi6 la Medalla del Ej6rcito de Estados Unidos pnr Servicios Distinguidos de un Civil; Miguel Corc6, que
recibi6 un premio por Servicios Distinguidos; Arthur J. O'Leary, Contralor Interino, a quien se entrego un premio
por Servicios Distinguidos; el Gobernador Fleming y Paul Runnestrand, quien fue condecorado con la Medalla
del Ejercito de Estados Unidos por Servicios Distinguidos de un Civil. Julian S. Heame, Jefe de la Divisi6n de
Dragas, que recibi6 un Premio por Servicios Distinguidos, no pudo estar present en la ceremonia. (VWase noticia
en la pagina 4.)


VISITANTES DE LA
SEMANA
Esclusas de Miraflores___ 2,252
Esclusas de Gat6n ---- 604
Las Cruces,
transitos parciales, 3 295
Reina Manuelita,
transitos parciales, 2_ 60
Jardines de Summit----. 633
Planta Purificadora--- 52
Biblioteca-Museo ----- 633
Gran Total ---- 4,529



Pat Meeker Elegida

Reina del Carnaval

En Sector Atlantico
Pat Meeker seri coronada Reina
del Camaval de 1967 para el sector
Atlantico de la Zona del Canal, ma-
fiana sabado 28 de enero en deslum-
brante ceremonia de coronaci6n dig-
na de una soberana y de su corte
real. La Reina Pat I y sus cinco prin-
cesas seran embajadoras oficiales de
buena voluntad. Llevaran su espiritu
de simpatia y alegria a todos los
sectors de la costa Atlantica de
PanamA y de la Zona del Canal
durante las festividades carnestolen-
dicas.
El tercer y 61timo escrutinio se
llev6 a cabo el sabado durante un
baile en el Crist6bal Skyroom. El
anuncio final acab6 con muchas se-
manas de suspense y Arduo trabajo
de las seis candidates.
Pat alcanz6 la suma de 157,390
votos, mientras que Darnell Will la
sigui6 con 138,130 votos y Dorothy
Harper acumul6 71,421. Margie
Tomlinson tuvo 66,250, seguida por
Norma Ortiz con 35,949 y de Liz
Quifiones con 30,560. El total de
votos depositados alcanz6 la suma de
499,700.
Para Pat este triunfo constitute su
segundo honor en s6lo un mes.
A principios de mes, se le seleccion6
como ganadora de la Zona del Canal
en el Concurso de la Voz de la Demo-
cracia patrocinado por el Departa-
mento de la Zona del Canal de Pana-
ma de los Veteranos de Guerras Ex-
tranjeras de Estados Unidos. Ira en
marzo a Washington, D.C., donde
(Continda en la pdgina 4)


El Canal de Panama Mejora


Sus Operaciones Dia a Dia


MAs barcos estan transitando el
Canal de Panama, en estos dias que
en cualquiera otra 6poca de su histo-
ria y lo estAn haciendo mas rapido.
Hace 6nfasis en ello un memoran-
dum emitido por el Capitan M. J.
Prince, Director de Marina del Canal
de PanamA, en que se compare las
estadisticas sobre el funcionamiento
del Canal en los afios 1965 y 1966.
Mientras las naves de 300 tonela-
das netas o mAs que cruzaron el
Canal, aumentaron 1.5 barcos por
dia, el tiempo que pasaron en aguas
del Canal disminuy6 en 1.8 horas.
Al mismo tiempo, se inform que
los trAnsitos de naves de 80 o mAs
pies de manga aumentaron en un 12
por ciento. Lo mas significativo fue
el aumento del 400 por ciento en
trAnsitos de naves de 104 o mas pies
de manga. En 1966, hubo un pro-
medio de un poco mas de uno de
estos gigantes por semana, mientras
que en 1965, s6lo hubo un poco mis
de uno al mes.
Mientras se atendia un promedio
de 35.1 barcos al dia, se permiti6


Coronel i. A. Betts

Preside Ingenieros

Militares en la Zona
El Coronel James A. Betts, Direc-
tor de Ingenieria y Construcci6n del
Canal de Panama, fue el orador invi-
tado en la reuni6n cena mensual del
Capitulo de la Zona del Canal de la
Sociedad de Ingenieros Militares
Americanos, que tuvo lugar en el
Comedor de Oficiales de la Base de
la Fuerza A6rea de Albrook. El Co-
ronel Betts escogi6 como tema "Con-
trol de Inundaciones y Navegaci6n
en el Bajo Mississippi". Complemen-
t6 su charla con una pelicula, "Rece-
tas para un Rio".
Durante la reuni6n se escogi6 la
nueva directive para la Zona del
Canal de la Sociedad de Ingenieros
Americanos, con los siguientes resul-
(Contintia en la pdgina 4)


tambi6n aumentar el calado a ciertas
naves grandes, de 39.5 pies a 40 pies,
en agua dulce tropical. Esta media
permanecerA en efecto mientras el
nivel del Lago GatAn est6 arriba de
(Continua en la pdgina 4)


Un Ingeniero Civil y Senador Na-
cional de M6xico, y un Congresista
de los Estados Unidos serAn los prin-
cipales oradores en el Tercer Desa-
yuno Plegaria Anual del Gobernador,
en el Cafetorium de la Escuela In-
termedia de Curundui, el viernes 3
de febrero.
El Honorable Ingeniero Rafael
Carranza H., Cerente General del
Banco Agropecuario del Noroeste, en
M6xico e hijo del ex president Mexi-
cano Venustiano Carranza, pronun-
ciara un discurso en espafiol.
El Honorable Albert H. Quie,
Congresista de Minnesota, pronun-
ciara el discurso en ingl6s.
Fred L. Denton, Jefe del Depar-
tamento de Tarifas y AnAlisis y Fun-
cionario de. Control de Costos del
Canal de PanamA, y Presidente del
Comit6 del Desayuno Plegaria, ofi-
ciara durante el desayuno.
El Desayuno Plegaria es una acti-
vidad religiosa a cargo de seglares
por lo que ningin clerigo participarA
en 6l, a pesar de que various de ellos,
Cat61licos, Protestantes y Judios, es-
tarin entire los invitados.
James Merton Ford, Gerente Ge-
neral de la Compafiia Ford, S.A.,
hara la invocaci6n inicial.
Ram6n Hermida C., Contador P6i-
blico Autorizado, de la firm de audi-
tores Arauz, Hermida y Pazmifio, de
la ciudad de PanamA, leera una se-
lecci6n del Viejo Testamento en
espafiol.
Donald Allen, Encargado de Nego-
cios de la Embajada Britanica, leera
parties del Nuevo Testamento en
ingles.
El Dr. Robert L. Wenninger, ciru-
iano del Hospital Gorgas, dirigira
las oraciones.
Un solo vocal por James W.
Hearne, de la Contraloria del Co-
mando Sur del Ej6rcito de los Esta-
dos Unidos, sera uno de los puntos
(Continua en la pdgina 4)


El Trabajo Sobresaliente de Luciano C. D. Sablo, a la izquierda, de Col6n,
oficinista de propiedad en la Oficina de la Vivienda en Crist6bal, fue reco-
nocido con la entrega de un Premio por Servicio Superior y un cheque por
$150. La entrega la hizo L. A. Ferguson, a la derecha, Director de Abastos
y Servicios Comunales. Sablo tiene 40 afios de servicio al Canal de Panama,
todos con la Oficina de la Vivienda.


Luciano C. D. Sablo se Jubila


Luego de 40 Afios de Servicios


Cualquier pregunta respect a alo-
jamiento en el Distrito Norte, du-
rante los 61timos 40 afios, con toda
probabilidad podrA ser contestada
por Luciano C. D. Sablo, de Col6n,
oficinista del registro de propiedades
y oficinista de relevos varies en la
Oficina de la Vivienda del Canal de
Panama, en Crist6bal. El Sr. Sablo
ha pertenecido a ]a organizaci6n del
Canal durante unos 40 afios, y du-
rante todo ese tiempo ha estado con
el Ramo de la Vivienda o con su
predecesora, la Oficina de la Vivien-
da del Distrito Norte.
Durante sus 40 afios con la Oficina


de la Vivienda, Sablo ha trabajado
con 13 diferentes jefes de ese impor-
tante departamento, 4 de los cuales
todavia estan en servicio.
Durante sus muchos afios de ser-
vicio, Sablo ha trabajado en, o en
estrecha relaci6n con todos los de-
partamentos de la Oficina de la Vi-
vienda. Durante largos periods ha
servido como oficinista de relevo en
el Departamento de la Vivienda, que
se relaciona con la asignaci6n de
vivienda a los empleados.
Sus compafieros de trabajo 1o des-
criben como extremadamente cortcs,
(Continua en la pdgina 4)


,.










El Senador Rafael Carranza'H., inge-
niero civil e hijo del ex Presidente
de Mexico Venustiano Carranza, sera
otro de los oradores del Desayuno
Plegaria del 3 de febrero. El Senador
Carranza fue Congresista Federal de
1952 a 1955 y president del Comit6
de Administraci6n durante ese perio-
do. Durante la Administraci6n del
President Adolfo Ruiz Cortines, fue
Secretario General del Departamento
de Agriculture (1955-58), y Senador
National de 1958 a 1964. El Senador
Carranza es gerente general del Ban-
co Agropecuario del Noroeste.


Eminente Especialista

Visita los Hospitales

De la Zona del Canal
El Dr. Jules Masserman, Profesor
y Copresidente del Departamento de
Psiquiatria de la Universidad del
Noroeste, en Chicago, Illinois, lleg6
al Istmo el 21 de enero.
El program de actividades del
Dr. Masserman como consultor de la
Division de Salubridad Mental, in-
cluye una charla de orientaci6n y
evaluaci6n de los actuales progra-
mas de tratamiento, en el Hospital
de Corozal, el 30 de enero; una con-
ferencia sobre los m6todos de tera-
pia actualmente en uso, dictada espe-
ciahnente para el personal medico de
PanamA y de la Divisi6n de Salubri-
dad Mental de la Zona del Canal,
en la Clinica de Neurosiquiatria del
Hospital Corgas, el 31 de enero, de
2 a 4 p.m.; y una charla de orienta-
ci6n y evaluaci6n del Programa de
Salubridad Mental del Area del
AtlAntico, en el Hospital de Coco
Solo, el 19 de febrero.


S. M. Lucy I, Reina

Del Carnaval en el

Sector Pacifico
La simpAtica Lucy Benitez serA
coronada Reina del Carnaval del sec-
tor Pacifico de la Zona del Canal,
en el Teatro de Balboa, a las 8 p.m.
del sabado 4 de febrero.
Lucy, una linda muchacha de 19
anos, hija del Sargento Fernando
Benitez, del Cuerpo de Sanitarios del
EKj6rito de Estados Unidos, residen-
te en Fuerte Clayton, Ice gan6 a otras
nueve candidates. Logr6 un total de
361.725 votos y fue proclamada
reina entire los aplausos de various
miles de personas que asistieron al
baile al aire libre que tuvo lugar el
viernes 20 de enero en el estaciona-
miento adyacente al Almac6n de
Balboa.
Un esplendido espectaculo que
(Contin6a en la pdgina 4)


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SPILLWAY DEL CANAL DE PANAMA


Enero 27, 1967


CALENDARIO DE EVENTS
ENERO
28-Primer especticulo folkl6rico en las ruinas de PanamA la Vieja, patro-
cinado por Kodak PanamA, Ltda. y el Instituto Panameiio de
Turismo. Durara 5 sAbados consecutivos.
FEBRERO
3-Coronaci6n de la Reina de Carnaval de PanamA, S. M. Malena I,
en el Estadio Juan Dem6stenes Arosemena de la ciudad de
Panama.
4 al 7-Carnavales en toda la Repiblica de PanamA. Los mis vistosos
tienen lugar en PanamA, Col6n y Las Tablas. El sAbado 4, en el
Teatro de Balboa, a las 8 p.m., coronaci6n de la Reina de Car-
naval del sector Pacifico de la Zona del Canal.
I 1I


CANAL 2

DOMINGO
9:45-A Bailar, Joven
11:00-Suerte y Alegria con la Loteria
11:30-Domingos Herdez
12:00-Peleas Que Hicieron Historia
12:30-Show del Mediodia
2:30-El Ancho Mundo del Deporte
4:00-Tarde de Toros
6:00-Disneylandia
7:00-Flipper
7:30-EI Hombre del Rifle
8:00-Agente Secreto
9:00-E1Halc6n
9:30-Teleteatro




LUNES
11:30-Carnaval de Cartones
12:00-Jardin de Maravillas
12:30-Noticias
1:00-Show de Ia Una
2:00-Tardes Filnicas
3:30-Reportajes Mundiales
4:00-Teleteatro de las 4
5:30-Los Amiguitos de Roblin
6:30-Noticias
7:00-Batman
7:30-Expectaci6n
8:00-El Bar6n
9:00-Marcado
9:30-La Caldera del Diablo
10:00-Noticias
10:30-Boris Karloff Presenta




MARTES
11ll:30-Carnaval de Cartones
12:00-Jardin de Maravillas
12:30-Noticias
1:00-Show de la Una
2:00-Tardes Fihnicas
3:30-Reportajes Mundiales
4:00-Teleteatro de las 4
5:30-Los Amiguitos de Roblin
6:30-Noticias
7:00-Simplicia la Secretaria
7:30-Los Monstruos
8:00-EI Fugitivo
9:00-Embrujada
9:30-El Hombre Que Nunca Existi6
10:00-Noticias
10:30-Ajedrez Fatal




MIERCOLES
11:30-Carnaval de Cartones
12:00-Suerte y Alegria con la Loteria
12:30-Noticias
1:00-Show de la Una
2:00-Tardes Filmicas
3:30-Reportajes Mundiales
4:00-TeIeteatro de las 4
5:30-Los Amiguitos de Roblin
6:30-Noticias
7:00-Batman
7:30-Blanquita Amaro
8:30-Verdaguer en el Aire
9:30-La Caldera del Diablo
10:00-Noticias
10:30-Boris Karloff



JUEVES
11:30-Carnaval de Cartones
12:00-Jardin de Maravillas
12:30-Noticias
1:00-Show de la Una
2:00-Tardes Filmicas
3:30-Reportajes Mundiales
4:00-Teleteatro de las 4
5:30-Los Amiguitos de Roblin
6:30-Noticias
7:00-Los Felices Mac-Abros
7:30-Jesse James
8:00-Alma de Acero
9:00-Historia del F.B.I.
10:00-Noticias
10:30-Ajedrez Fatal



VIERNES
11:30-Carnaval de Cartones
12:00-Jardin de Maravillas
12:30-Noticias
1:00-Show de la Una
2:00-Tardes Filmicas
3:30-Reportajes Mundiales
4:00-Teleteatro de las 4
5:00-Inspector Ardilla
5:30-Los Amiguitos de Roblin
6:30-Noticias
7:00-La Rubia Peligrosa
7:30-Super Show
8:00-Combate
9:00-Suefio con Jennie
9:30-La Caldera del Diablo
10:00-Noticias
10:30-Programa Especial




SABADO
11:30-Carnaval de Cartones
12:30-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
7:00-26 Hombres
7:30-El Show de Kippy
8:00-El Valle de Pasiones
9:00-Rutas del Destino
10:00-Noticias
10:30-Teleteatro


CANAL 4

DOMINGO
9:00-Documental
9:15-La Santa Misa
10:00-Todo por la Patria
10:30-Hombres Cl1ebres
10:45-Silvese Quien Pueda
11:30-Ventana del Mundo
12:30-Domingo Deportivo
6:00-Thunderbirds
7:00-Bonanza
8:00-Jim West
9:00-El Agente de C.I.P.O.L.
10:00-Estreno Sorpresivo

LUNES
11:15-C6micas
11:30-Aventuras de Rin Tin Tin
12:00-Mfisica y Risas
1:00-Noticias
1:30-Cine Hogar
3:30-Inspector Gideon
4:30-Mike Hammer
5:00-Novela de la Tarde
5:30-Piginas de la Vida
6:00-Centinela de los Bosques
6:25-Gran Hotel
6:55-Primera Plana
7:00-Noticias
7:30-El Show de Dick Van Dyke
8:00-Lunes de Revl6n
8:30-Su Novela Favorita
9:00-Conflictos Humanos
9:30-Los Doctores y las Enfermeras
10:30-Los Intocables
11:30-Noticias

MARTES
11:15-C6micas
11:30-Aventuras de Bin Tin Tin
12:00-Mirsica y Risas
1:00-Noticias
1:30-Cine Hogar
3:30-Aventureros del Mississippi
4:30-Mike Hammer
5:00-Novela de la Tarde
5:30-PAginas de la Vida
6:00-Centinela de los Bosques
6:25-Gran Hotel
6:55-Primera Plana
7:00-Noticias
7:30-C6micos y Canciones
8:00-La Hora Continental
8:30-Su Novela Favorita
9:00-Conflictos Humanos
9:30-Perry Mason
10:30-Los Intocables
11:30-Noticias

MIERCOLES
11:15-C6micas
ll:30-Aventuras de Rin Tin Tin
12:00-Sorteo de la Loteria
12:15-Muisica y Risas
1:00-Noticias
1: 30-CineHogar
3:30-Edgar Wallace
4:30-Mike Hammer
5:00-Novela de la Tarde
5:30-Paginas de la Vida
6:00-Centinela de los Bosques
6:25-Gran Hotel
6:55-Primera Plana
7:00-Noticias
7:30-Carrousel Internacional
8:00-Estrellas Palmolive
8:30-Su Novela Favorita
9:00-Conflictos Humanos
9:30-Los Vengadores
10:30-Los Intocables
11:30-Noticias

JUEVES
11:15 C6micas
11:30-Aventuras de Bin Tin Tin
12:00- Muisica y Risas
1: 00-Noticias
1:30-Cine Hogar
3:30-El Buen Pastor
4:30-Mike Hammer
5:00-Novela de la Tarde
5:30-PAginas de la Vida
6:00-Centinela de los Bosques
6:25-Gran Hotel
7:00-Noticias
6:55-Primera Plana
7:30-Beverly Ricos
8:00-Jueves Estelares de Pond's
8:30-Su Novela Favorita
9:00-Conflictos Humanos
9:30-La Hora11
10:30-Los Intocables
11:30-Noticias

VIERNES
11:15-C6micas
11:30-Aventuras de Bin Tin Tin
12:00-Musica y Risas
1 :00-Noticias
1:30-Cine Hogar
3:30-Aventuras en Alaska
4:30-Mike Hammer
5:00-Novela de la Tarde
5:30-Piginas de la Vida
6:00-Centinela de los Bosques
6:25-Gran Hotel
6:50-Instantineas Sociales
6:55-Primera Plana
7:00-Notirias
7:30-La Hora de Rasl Astor
8:00-Las Estrellas y Usted
8:30-Su Novela Favorita
9:00-Conflictos Humanos
9:30-Yo Soy Espia
10:30-Viernes con Martinez Blanco
1 :30-Noticias

SABADO
10:30-C6micas
11:00-Laramie
12:00-Lassie
12:30-De Inter6s Para Usted
1:00-Noticias
1:30-Candilejas
2:30-Largo Metraje
4:00-Largo Metraje
5:30-Survivor
6:00-Patrulla de Caminos
6:30-El Superagente 86
7:00-Noticias
7:30-Revista Musical
8:00-A Petici6n Suya
8:30-Perdidos en el Espacio
9:30-Laredo
10:30-Pantalla Cinematogrifica


En Su Pantalla____


Viernes 27 _
Sibado 28 -.

Domingo 29

Lunes 30 ---

Martes 31


PARAISO


SANTA CRUZ


RAINBOW CITY


NO SHOW Man Who Knew Too Much and 10:00 p.m.
_______ Siege Of Syracuse Flaming Frontier
Man Who Knew Too Much and NO SHOW Frontier Gun and
Siege Of Syracuse The Proud Ones


Hallelujah Trail


Return From The Ashes


Irma La Douce and
_____________________________ I - -


Irmna La Douce and
Two For The See-Saw
McHale's Navy


Hallelujah Trail

NO SHOW


Viva Maria

Viva Maria

Psycho


I Mi6rcoles I Irma La Douce and Black Gold NO SHOW
M- Two For The See-Saw _________
Jueves 2 --- McHale's Navy NO SHOW Ln For Ad KissCowes and
W The Castilian and 10:00 p.m.
Viernes3 _-3 NO SHOW Samar Devil Ship Pirates



Gente en la No ticia

Eduardo Diaz Delgado es oficinista
de correspondencia en la Secci6n de
Correos del Edificio de Administra-
ci6n, en Balboa Heights. Inici6 sus
servicios con el Canal de PanamA en
diciembre de 1964 en el correo de .-
Balboa y en julio de 1965 lo trasla-
daron a la citada unidad de correos
del Edificio de Administraci6n. Naci6
el 15 de mayo de 1934 en la ciudad
de PanamA y curs6 sus studios pri-
marios en la Escuela Pedro J. Sosa
N9 1, hizo 2 afios en la Escuela de
Artes y Oficios Melchor Lasso de la
Vega, luego, 2 afios mis en la Escue-
la Secundaria de La Boca y finalmen-
te culmin6 sus studios en la Escuela
Secundaria de Paraiso, donde obtuvo
su diploma de comercio. "Jap6n",
Diaz, apodo con que se le conoce en |
el beisbol panamefio, fue jugador
professional durante varias campafias. ) .
Actu6 con los campeones de 1959, 1* -
los Azucareros de Cocl6 y le toc6
participar en la Serie del Caribe cele- .
brada ese afio en Venezuela. Luego
form parte del Equipo Provincias j
Centrales. Tuvo la suerte de ser lla-
mado a entrenamiento por los Atl6-
ticos de Kansas City, pero una lesi6n
en la rodilla le hizo perder esa opor-
tunidad. Ahora practice el softball y
particip6 el afio pasado en la Liga I
CUsar Mora con el equipo Cantina
Aurora y actualmente esti listo para
jugar con el Ron Cortes en la comu-
nidad de Paraiso. El Sr. Diaz fue
paracaidista en el Ejercito de los |H
Estados Unidos durante 3 afios y
ademAs trabaj6 en el Departamento de Finanzas en Fort que en los pocos meses que trabaj6 con el Ejercito en
Campbell, Kentucky, y en la Secci6n de Mecanica en Corozal, poquito antes de entrar a la organizaci6n del
Fort Bragg, Carolina del Norte. Adquiri6 vasta expe- Canal. Su actual trabajo, como 61 mismo manifiesta:
riencia durante los 6 afios que trabaj6 con la Secci6n "exige gran responsabilidad". Ademas agrega: "me siento
de Tesoreria de la Caja del Seguro Social, lo mismo content y satisfecho".


Enero 6, 1503-La flota de Col6n an-
c16 en la desembocadura de un rio
en la Costa de Veraguas y estable-
ci6 un fuerte llamado Bel6n, en
honor a la fecha, Dia de la Epi-
fania.
Enero 6, 1671-El Capitin Joseph
Bradley se apoder6 del Fuerte San
Lorenzo.
Enero 6, 1908-Una orden ejecutiva
del Presidente de Estados Unidos,
coloc6 la supreme autoridad en la
Zona del Canal en manos del Coro-
nel Goethals.
Enero 7, 1588-Una Real Cadula fue
emitida, prohibiendo al president
y a los jueces de la Audiencia de
PanamA visitar a cualquier ciuda-
dano o resident, por cualquier
motivo.
Enero 7, 1849-Los pasajeros del
"Falcon", primero de los vapores
de la "fiebre del oro", llegaron a
Panama.
Enero 7. 1914-El buque gria "Alex
LaValley" hizo el primer transit
de una embarcaci6n a vapor por el
Canal de PanamA.
Enero 8, 1922-El Mayor Dwight D.
Eisenhower parti6 con destino a


la Zona del Canal, para prestar ser-
vicio military en el Campo Gaillard.



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ma. Se autoriza la reproducci6n ya fue-
re verbal o escrita de cualquier cr6nica
o noticia aqui aparecida, sin necesidad
de solicitud expresa.
H. R. PARFITT
Gobernador Interino

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
SPnL.wAY, Apartado M, Balboa, Zona
del Canal.
Distribuci6n gratuita a todos los em-
pleados del Canal de PanamA. Valor
de la subscripci6n para otros (inclu-
vendo envio por correo) $2.60 al anio.
Los cheques deben hacerse pagaderos
al Panama Canal Company y dirigidos
a: SPILLWAY Subscriptions, Box M,
Balboa Heights, Canal Zone.


Coleridge Eric Hurley es oficinista
de relevo en asuntos de personal en
la Division de Escuela y lleva 4 afios
de servicios con el Canal de PanamA.
Naci6 en la ciudad de PanamA el 12
de noviembre de 1918, y recibi6 su
diploma de studios primaries en la
Escuela Repitblica de M6xico. Conti-
nu6 luego en el Instituto Nacional
donde obtuvo el titulo de bachiller
en ciencias, en 1942. Finalmente
hizo 3 afios de comercio en la ciudad
capital. Es casado con la Sra. Eme-
lina de Hurley, maestra en las Escue-
las Latinoamericanas, y resident en la
Calle P de la ciudad de PanamA, en
uni6n de sus cuatro hijos varones:
Coleridge Eric, Jr., de 22 afios, quien
es tecnico en electr6nica y trabaja
en la Tropical Radio de PanamA;
Alonso, de 21, reci6n graduado en
mecanica de aviaci6n en la Escuela
de Artes y Oficios Melchor Lasso de
la Vega; Ronald, de 18, graduado de
bachiller en ciencias en el Instituto
Justo Arosemena; y Fernando, de 16,
que actualmente cursa su tercer afio
en el IJA. De su trabajo manifiesta:
"mi labor envuelve muchas facetas,
a simple vista ficiles, pero que exi-
gen un estricto cumplimiento del re-
glamento. Traslados de personal de
escuelas, arreglos de formularios,
apuntar el tiempo de los demAs em-
pleados son parte de mis obligacio-
nes". El Sr. Hurley pertenece a la
Iglesia Episcopal. Es pianist del
conjunto "Randy Jacobs", con el que
toca en bailes de clubs y en fiestas
particulares. Es ademAs gran aficio-
nado al beisbol y gran partidario del
equipo Marlboro y consider que la
campafia professional va a ser reiiida
hasta el final. Sobre PanamA dice: "el
pais va avanzando en su progress in-
dustrial, y las construcciones en
constant crecimiento dan belleza a
la ciudad capital".


I Por fin, sefiorita, me agrada que el caf6
I que me trae todas las maiianas estuviera frio.


PAgina 2








Enero 27, 1967


Paigina 3


SP=I.WAY DEL CANAL DE PANAMA


En Febrero Sera Dictdo un Curso

De SeguridJ Para Motociclistas


DeDido a la inmensa popularidad
que han adquirido durante los ilti-
mos afios las motocicletas y motone-
tas, tanto para deported coino para
viajes y debido a la cantidad de acci-
dentes series que han tenido los
vehiculos de dos ruedas, la Asocia-
ci6n Istmeiia de Motociclistas ofre-
cerA un curso de seguridad para mo-
tociclistas, en la Zona del Canal.
El curso de orientaci6n para ope-
radores de vehiculos de dos ruedas
consiste en dos sesiones de 3 horas
que se ofrecerAn en el Centro de
Adiestramiento y en el Area adya-
cente de estacionamiento, el 4 y 11
de febrero, a partir de las 8:30 a.m.
El curso de seguridad incluye
temas tales como: la opinion piblica
y el motociclista; uso del equipo de
seguridad y prendas de vestir; no-
menclatura de motocicletas y mante-


nimiento preventive; t6cnicas bAsicas
del manejo; t6cnica del manejo en
grupo; tkcnica del manejo de preci-
si6n, giras a campo traviesa. AdemAs,
como parte del curso de instrucci6n,
habra un policia de la Zona del
Canal dispuesto a discutir los regla-
mentos que, en la Zona del Canal,
se refieren a vehiculos de dos ruedas.
La Asociaci6n Istmefia de Moto-
ciclistas invita a los padres de los
aficionados a las motocicletas y moto-
netas a que hagan que sus hijos
aprovechen las ventajas de este curso
sobre seguridad.
Para mayor informaci6n, ]as per-
sonas interesadas pueden llamar a
W. R. Bailey 4-193 (Pedro Miguel)
o al Sargento Richard Tinsley, en
Albrook 6154. Tinsley es el instruc-
tor del curso sobre seguridad y Bailey
es el instructor ayudante.


Manana y el Domingo Correran


Aqui el Grand Prix de Panama


El 28 y 29 de enero se llevarA a
cabo el sexto Grand Prix annual de
Panama en France Field, Zona del
Canal. La carrera de este afio se vis-
lumbra como una de las mejores y la
competencia serA de lo mas excitante
con participants de por lo menos
seis paises. El hecho de que muchos
autom6viles tengan patrocinadores
demuestra el gran interns que existe
por la carrera de este afio. Se ha
disefiado una pista que ofrece la
mejor vista possible a todo espectador,
el que gozarA de mejores facilidades
y hasta se planean actividades para
antes de la carrera.
Como en afios anteriores, las ga-
nancias de la carrera tendran prop6-
sitos caritativos y ]as de este afio se
invertirAn en la compra de equipo
de sistema terapeutico y vestidos
para los pacientes del Matias Her-
nandez en Panama.
Horario:
SAbado-
8:00 a.m _-- Inscripci6n y prActica
12:00 mediodia-___ Verificaci6n de
tiempo


Domingo-
8:00 a.m


Exhibici6n de
Autom6viles


SE6URIDAD
ANTE TODO
.


"P6nganse de pie los supervisors cuyas
secciones hayan tenido uno o m6s acci-
dentes y Iloren!"


10:00 a.m ---_-_._ .--. -Desfile
12:30 p.m. ...____ ..- __- Grand Prix
La carrera consta de 50 etapas con
un trayecto de 2.73 millas y un mo-
delo Le Mans estarA a la cabeza.
El event lo patrocinart las si-
guientes casas comerciales de Pana-
mA: Veco, S.A.; Chrysler Interna-
national; Royal Crown Cola; Moto-
res Datsun; Motores de Col6n; Col-
pan Ford; Electro Diesel; Goodyear
Rubber Co.; Autos PanamA; Trans-
porte y Equipo; Llantas Michelin;
Motores Romero; Compafiia Shell,
Ltd.; Hermanos Alessandria, S.A.
(Auto Simca); y Distribuidores Mas,
S.A. (Renault).
El boleto costarA $2.25 y valdrA
para los 2 dias. Los nifios que vayan
acompafiados de un adulto podrAn
entrar gratis. Los boletos pueden
obtenerse por adelantado con cual-
quier miembro de la Asociaci6n de
Autos Deportivos del Istmo o en el
mismo dia de la carrera.


Cierre de Almac n
La Secci6n "I" del Ramo de Al-
macenes de Balboa permanecerA ce-
rrada desde las 7 a las 11 a.m. del
mi6rcoles 19 de febrero por inven-
tario.
S61o se atenderAn pedidos de ur-
gencia hechos por los Jefes de Divi-
si6n. Se sugiere a todas las unidades
que obtengan suficientes abastos para
sus operaciones antes de esa fecha
para que asi satisfagan sus necesida-
des durante el period en que dicha
secci6n est6 cerrada.
No se efectuarAn ventas mientras
dure el inventario.

El saldo favorable del comercio
international del Uruguay durante
los 3 primeros trimestres de 1966 as-
cendi6 a $31.600.000. En el mismo
period de 1965 fue de $7.100.000.


El Sargento Alexander Hudson, a la izquierda, y el bombero Roy S. Meade,
a la dereclia, president y tesorero de los "Flamers", una organizaci6n de
beneficencia integrada por bombers de la Zona del Canal en el Distrito
AtlAntico, entregant un cheque por $25 al Capitan Joshua Pyle, del Ejdrcito
de Salivacin. Los "Flamers" estin contribuyendo con la construcci6n de
una posada para los ancianos en la ciudad de Col6n.


La Profesora Icilyn de Morrison, de la Escuela Primaria de Santa Cruz, dirigi6 al Coro del Festival en la interpre-
taci6n de varias canciones folkl6ricas durante el Tercer Festival Anual de M6sica que presentaron las Escuelas
Latinoamericanas el 14 de enero en el Estadio de Paraiso.


El Punto panamefio fue uno de los n6meros mis aplaudidos en el Tercer Festival Anual de Mfsica que las Es-
cuelas Latinoamericanas presentaron en el Estadio de Paraiso el sAbado 14 del corriente. Estos alumnos de la
Escuela Primaria de Paraiso, bajo la direcci6n de la Profesora Isolda Rodriguez de Paz, lucieron sus montunos,
montunas y polleras en la interpretaci6n del Punto.


Los Patinadores


Deben Observar


Los Reglamentos
El deported de los patines puede
ser sumamente agradable si se prac-
tica apropiadamnente, pero se ha con-
vertido en un problema en ciertas
comunidades de la Zova del Canal.
Patinar en las aceras es algo que
se ha convertido en motivo de pre-
ocupaci6n para los padres, los fun-
cionarios de seguridad, los conduc-
tores y la policia.
Recientemente, ha habido quejas
de parte de los residents de ciertas
secciones de Balboa, en el sentido
de que los nifios se lanzan en patines,
a toda velocidad, por aceras, entra-
das para coaches y calls. Ello puede
ser peligroso para los patinadores y
constitute una amenaza para los con-
ductores. Por lo tanto, se recomienda
que este deported sea practicado -'ni-
camente en las areas designadas,
tales como campos de juego y ]as
aceras no congestionadas, donde ello
no est6 prohibido.
Se debe patinar sobre superficies
que no tengan asperezas ni rajaduras
que puedan causar series caidas. Los
principiantes deberAn comprender el
peligro que entrafian las caidas a
gran velocidad y evitar maniobras
superiores a su habilidad. Los pati-
nes deberAn siempre tener algi'n
control.
El Jefe de la Policia de la Zona
del Canal E. S. Shipley, solicita que
los nifios y adults que gusten de
este deported, cumplan con las reglas
de seguridad. Tambifn solicita a los
conductores que tengan cuidado con
las personas que patinan.


Alumnos de la Escuela Primaria de Rainbow City presentaron un baile
antillano durante el Festival de Musica del 14 del corriente en el Estadio
de Paraiso. El Profesor GermAn Castillo dirigi6 a este grupo en el festival.


CUADRO DE HONOR DEL

BANCO DE SANGRE

HOSPITAL DE COCO SOLO


DIRECTION DE
MARINA
Roberto Best
Edgdon J. Crawford
Enrique Evans
James Johnson
Robert L. Johnson
Timothy Lasher
Ismael Le6n
Robert D. Rankin
Gerald Smith
John T. Styles
Eric Sutherland
Francis E. Westley
Garfield Worrell
DIRECTION DE
SALUBRIDAD
Jean Brandle
Jos6 Pablo Pajaro


DIRECTION DE
TRANSPORT Y
TERMINALES
Erasmo Arias
Thomas Biscaino
Rolfe Burton
Enrique Fernmndez
Alberto GAilvez
Rafael Gonzalez
Joseph Price
DIRECTION DE
ABASTOS Y SERVICIOS
COMUNALES
Walter A. Clarke
Lionel A. McDonald
Ralph Porter
Harry M. Savage


DIRECTION DE
INGENIERIA Y
CONSTRUCTION
George Booth
Robert Flowers
Robert Holland
Charles C. Lloyd
Arthur C. Roach
DIRECTION DE
ASUNTOS CIVILES
George L. Cooper
Robert LaPorta
Paul E. Quakenbush
OTROS
Alcide R. Hansen
Andrew Rankin








SPILLWAY DEL CANAL DE PAN~X4A


Enero 27, 1967


Reciben muy Alta Condecoracion

Los Seniores Runnestrand y Doolan


La Medalla por Servicio Civil
Sobresaliente, una de las condecora-
ciones mAs altas que otorga el De-
partamento del Ej6rcito de los Esta-
dos Unidos a los civiles, ha sido con-
cedida por el Secretario Interino del
Ej6rcito David E. McGiffert a Paul
M. Runnestrand, Secretario Ejecuti-
vo del Gobierno de la Zona del
Canal, y a Edward A. Doolan, Di-
rector de Personal del Canal de
PanamA.
Las dos medallas y las menciones
que las acompanian, fueron algunos
de los reconocimientos p6blicos a
empleados de la organizaci6n del
Canal que efectu6 el Gobernador
Robert J. Fleming, Jr., la semana
pasada, antes de partir para los
Estados Unidos.
Ambos funcionarios del Canal fue-
ron citados por sus extraordinarios
servicios a la organizaci6n y su apoyo
consagrado y conciente a los pro-
gramas del Gobierno de Estados Uni-
dos que, dijo el Secretario del Ej6r-
cito, han contribuido significativa-
mente a las relaciones de Estados
Unidos con PanamA, conforme a las
mis altas normas propias de los
servidores p6blicos.
Runnestrand ha estado con la or-
ganizaci6n del Canal desde 1941
cuando ingres6 como abogado adjun-
to en la Oficina de Asesoramiento
Juridico. Fue ascendido en 1948 a
Ayudante del Asesor Juridico. En
1953 fue trasladado a la Oficina del


Cierres por Inventario

En Balboa y Coco Solo
Un anuncio official, emitido por la
oficina de J. F. Manning, Gerente
General de la Divisi6n de Abastos,
informa al p6blico en general que
la Secci6n de Mercancias del Centro
de Servicios de Balboa permanecera
cerrada, aproximadamente hasta las
12 del dia mi6rcoles 19 de febrero.
Tambi6n en el sector Pacifico, seg6n
dice el anuncio, el Almac6n de Ar-
ticulos para el Hogar de Balboa, per-
manecera cerrado todo el dia jueves,
2 de febrero.
En el sector AtlAntico, el Super-
mercado de Coco Solo permanecera
cerrado hasta las 2:30 p.m. del mi6r-
coles 19 de febrero. La Estaci6n de
Servicio de Gasolina de Coco Solo,
en su secci6n de mercancias, perma-
necera cerrada desde las 2:30 p.m.
hasta las 5:45 p.m. del dia martes 31
de enero. Sin embargo, seg6n reza
el anuncio, las ventas de gasoline y
de articulos diversos que se despa-
chan en las lines de servicio con-
tinuarAn como de ordinario, durante
las horas regulars.
El memorandum del Gerente Ge-
neral de la Divisi6n de Abastos hace
saber que todos estos cierres serin
por motivo de inventario.


S. M. Lucy I, Reina ...
(Viene de la pdgina 1)
comenzarA a las 8 p.m. del sabado 4
de febrero, y en el cual serA atrac-
ci6n especial la presentaci6n de Ana
Maria Lopolito, sera marco apropia-
do para la coronaci6n de S. M.
Lucy I. La Srta. Lopolito ha triun-
fado en varias presentaciones en ciu-
dades latinomnericanas y reciente-
mente ha estado filmando en la
capital de M6xico.
Despu6s de la Ceremonia de Coro-
naci6n tendrA lugar el Gran Baile
de Coronaci6n, en la Casa de Hubs-
pedes Tivoli, amenizado por Tofio
Riba y su conjunto. Para la ocasi6n
se exigirA traje fonnrmal de calle o
smoking.
Los boletos, tanto para la corona-
ci6n como para el baile de gala estin
a la venta en diferentes lugares. Los
de coronaci6n, en el Teatro de Bal-
boa, todas las noches; en la Oficina
del Centro de Servicios de Balboa, y
en el Escritorio de Informaci6n del
Edificio de Administraci6n en Balboa
Heights.
Los boletos para el Baile de Coro-
naci6n costarAn $1. Se podrAn con-
seguir en el Teatro de Balboa, en la
Casa de Huospedes Tivoli y en el
Escritorio de Infonnrmaci6n de Balboa
Heights. Los que compren sus boletos
podran hacer sus reservaciones lla-
mando a la Casa de Huaspedes Ti-
voli. Se suplica que lo bagan tem-
prano, pues el nnmero de boletos
es limitado.


(Viene de la pdgina 1)
los 86.6 pies y el cauce del Canal
tenga una profundidad de 45 pies.
El xito en aumentar la rapidez
de los trAnsitos se debe principal-
mente, dijo el CapitAn Prince, al no-
table espiritu de equipo y a la efi-
ciencia de los empleados cuya res-
ponsabilidad es manejar las naves que
transitan el Canal.
Credito por el continue aumento
en los calados de las naves que tran-
sitan debe darse tambi6n a la Divi-
si6n de Dragas, que recientemente
finalize el dragado en la secci6n de
300 pies de ancho del Corte Gail-
lard, donde se us6 la gigantesca
draga de succi6n Mindi. Fue esta la
primera vez que se us6 la Mindi
para remover los sedimentos y dejar
el Corte con su profundidad original.
Durante los 3 meses que la Mindi
oper6 en el cauce del Canal, la sec-
ci6n de Control de TrAfico Maritimo,
de la Divisi6n de Navegaci6n, rea-
liz6 un trabajo asombroso en la pro-
gramaci6n del fuerte trAfico por el
Canal, de manera que hubiera un
minimo de demora en el movimiento
de los barcos y no hubiera interfe-
rencia con la operaci6n de ]a draga.
Al quedar el Corte completamente
cerrado para los barcos durante la
operaci6n de la draga, desde la me-
dianoche a las 8 a.m., 7 dias a la se-


mana, el mantener fluidos los progra-
mas de transitos, hizo mias dificil el
trabajo de los controladores de trAfico
maritime, tarea de por si complicada.
Los prctico y los empleados de
las esclusas del Canal de PanamA,
tambi4n tienen su parte de merito en
la mayor rapidez con que pasan
ahora los barcos por las esclusas.
Como otra de las causes, se dijo que
ha influido much el trabajo de equi-
po y el mayor conocimiento de c6mo
nianejar las grandes naves a trav6s
de las esclusas y en los lugares peli-
grosos del Canal.
Este afio, se estAn haciendo planes
para evitar la caida demasiado rApida
del nivel del Lago Gatuin, por medio
de una drAstica reducci6n en el uso
de la Hidroel6ctrica de Gatin. Al
present, el lago baia alrededor de
.01 6 .02 de pie al dia, en lugar de
.03 6 .04 de pie que era lo anterior.
Las predicciones del Ramo de Hi-
drografia son de que el lago bajarA
de los 87 pies en que se encontraba
el 14 de enero, a s6lo 85 pies, para
el 30 de abril, en lugar de los 82
pies en que se encontraba ese dia
durante afios anteriores.
Todas estas son buenas noticias
para las compaiiias de navegaci6n
cuyos barcos usan el Canal de Pana-
ma, ya que calados mas profundos
y trAnsitos mas rApidos significant
mayores ganancias.


Canal en Washington como Ayudan-
te del Secretario de la Compafiia del
Canal de Panama. Regres6 al Istino
en 1955 como Ayudante Ejecutivo
del Cobcrnador y Presidente. Fue
nombrado Secretario Ejecutivo el
19 de Abril de 1956.
Doolan ha trabajado en asuntos
de personal del Canal, desde 1941
cuando era ayudante oficinista en esa
Division. Fue Oficinista Jefe, Ayu-
dante de Personal, Funcionario de
Adiestramiento, Ayudante Adminis-
trativo y Ayudante del Director de
Personal. Desde el 1Q de julio de
1950, ha sido Director de Personal.
Otros que recibieron piblico reco-
nocimento por sus servicios fueron
Arthur J. O'Leary, Contralor Inte-
rino del Canal de Panama y Julian C.
Hearne, Jefe de la Divisi6n de Dra-
gas. Ambos recibieron el Premio por
Servicios Distinguidos del Canal de
Panama. y sendos cheques por $300.
Premins por Servicio Superior y
cheques p)r $150 fueron otorgados
a Miguel Corc6, edecIn del Cober-
nador; William E. LeBrun, Subjefe
de la Oficina de Seguridad Interna;
Mary Coffey, Secretaria del Gober-
nador; Mazie C. Schwarzrock y
Betty Rathgeber, empleadas de la
Oficina de Seguridad Interna.


Paraiso gan6 la competencia inter-
colegial de nataci6n celebrada el
pasado sAbado en la Piscina de Rain-
bow City por 87 puntos a 84, lo que
indica que el torneo fue sumamente
refiido.
Los resultados de las pruebas ce-
lebradas fueron:
N9 1-100 Yardas Estilo Libre
(Varones 2Q Ciclo)
1. Vincent Thomas, Paraiso.
2. Anthony Gerald, Paraiso.
3. George Myers, Rainbow City.
N9 2-67 Yardas Estilo Libre
(Nifias 29 Ciclo)
1. Loretta Thomas, Paraiso.
2. Carmen Escobar, Rainbow City.
3. Dacia Rowland, Rainbow City.
N9 3-100 Yardas Estilo Libre
(Varones 99 Grado)
1. Pablo Troya, Paraiso.
2. Mario Rios, Paraiso.
3. Lorenzo Price, Rainbow City.
N9 4-67 Yardas Estilo Libre
(Nifias 99 Grado)
1. Maria Escobar, Rainbow City.
2. Elsie Drayton, Rainbow City.
3. Silvia Raymond, Rainbow City.
N9 5-100 Yardas Estilo Pecho
(Varones 29 Ciclo)
1. Jos6 Brown, Rainbow City.
2. Ernesto Smythe, Paraiso.


Pat Meeker, Reina ...
(Viene de la pdgina 1)
competirA contra 51 representantes.
Su padre, John W. Meeker, Jr., es
prActico del Canal de PanamA" y la
familiar reside en Coco Solo. Pat, de
17 afios, es graduanda en la Escuela
Secundaria de Crist6bal y es salvavi-
das de tiempo parcial en la piscina de
Coco Solo.
El baile de coronaci6n comenzarA
a las 8:30 p.m. en el Skyroom del
Templo Mas6nico de Crist6bal, don-
de la soberana y sus sfubditos bailarAn
a los acordes de la misica de Lucho
AzcArraga. La ceremonia de coro-
naci6n estA programada para las 9
p.m. Una atracci6n especial del bailey
sera la exhibici6n de bailes tipicos
panamefios a cargo del Conjunto
Tonosi, bajo la direcci6n de Antonio
Diaz. Este grupo de la Provincia de
Los Santos, que pr6ximamente via-
jara a la Republica de Argentina en
representaci6n de Panama, presenta-
ra bailes que no se ven todos los dias
per estos lares. Para asegurarse de
un buen puesto, haga sus reserva-
ciones Ilamando al 3-3233 antes del
mediodia del sAbado.

Luciano C. D. Sablo ...
(Viene de la pdgina 1)
de hablar bajo, cooperative, eficiente
y jamss tan ocupado como para no
powder hacer un trabajo de emergen-
cia". Sus maneras calladas, compla-
cientes y pacientes, hacen sentir bien
a todos los que lo tratan, de manera
que pueden discutir sus problems
en ]a seguridad de que la Oficina
de la Vivienda les prestarA atenci6n.
Ese es el comentario que de 61 hacen
sus compafieros de trabajo.


3. Marcos Avila, Paraiso.
N 6-67 Yardas Estilo Pecho
(Nifias 29 Ciclo)
1. Carmen Escobar, Rainbow City.
2. Dacia Rowland, Rainbow City.
N9 7-100 Yardas Estilo Pecho
(Varones 99 Grado)
1. Norman Lindo, Rainbow City.
2. Johnny Niles, Rainbow City.
3. Eduardo Green, Rainbow City.
N 8-67 Yardas Estilo Pecho
(Nifias 99 Grado)
1. Sylvia Raymond, Rainbow City.
2. Micaela Sanchez, Paraiso.
3. Maria Escobar, Rainbow City.
N9 9-200 Yardas Estilo Libre
(Varones 29 Ciclo)
1. Vincent Thomas, Paraiso.
2. Jorge Escobar, Rainbow City.
3. Ricardo Leach, Paraiso.
N9 10-100 Yardas Estilo Espalda
(Varones 29 Ciclo)
1. Jos6 Brown, Rainbow City.
2. Anthony Gerald, Paraiso.
3. Ernesto Smythe, Paraiso.


El Viernes 3 Sera . .
(Viene de la pdgina 1)
del program. AcompafiarA al 6rgano
Earl C. Keeney, de la Tesoreria del
Canal.
Mas de 400 personas, residents de
PanamA y de la Zona del Canal y de
muchas nacionalidades, se espera que
asistan a esre event annual. Los invi-
tados representan organizaciones pro-
fesionales, laborales, fraternales, in-
dustriales, comerciales, religiosas y
de otra indole que existen en el
Istmo, lo mismo que diplomaticos y
altos funcionarios del Gobierno, tanto
civiles como militares.


Coronel Betts . .
(Viene de la pdgina 1)
tados: Coronel James A. Betts, Pre-
sidente; C. W. Hummer, Primer
Vicepresidente; Ramiro Parada, Se-
gundo Vicepresidente; Mayor C. W.
Focht, Secretario; F. S. M6ndez,
Tesorero; Juan Calder6n, Subtesore-
ro; Coronel H. R. Parfitt, Primer Di-
rector; John Duda, Segundo Direc-
tor; y Teniente Coronel J. B. Ander-
son, Tercer Director.
El Capitulo de la Zona del Canal
fue establecido en 1944 y se ha dis-
tinguido siempre por su gran activi-
dad. La Sociedad Americana de In-
genieros Militares agrupa en todo
el mundo unos 24.000 ingenieros ci-
viles y militares y sus fines principa-
les son: mejorar el conocimiento de
la ingenieria military; promover la efi-
ciencia en el servicio de la ingenieria
military a los Estados Unidos; preser-
var la memorial de los servicios brin-
dados por la profesi6n en las gue-
rras en que se ha visto envuelto Esta-
dos Unidos; desarrollar la coopera-
ci6n y el mutuo entendimiento entire
los ingenieros militares y miembros
de los otros servicios militares; y de-
sarrollar las relaciones de interns
mutuo entire la ingenieria en la vida
civil y en el servicio military.


N9 11-67 Yardas Estilo Espalda
(Nifias 99 Grado)
1. Josefina Castillo, Paraiso.
2. Elsie Drayton, Rainbow City.
3. Maria Escobar, Rainbow City.
N9 12-100 Yardas Estilo Espalda
(Varones 99 Grado)
1. Pablo Troya, Paraiso.
2. Lorenzo Price, RainboW City.
3. Eduardo Green, Rainbow City.
N9 13-100 Yardas Estilo Mariposa
(Varones 29 Ciclo)
1. Froilan Martinez, Paraiso.
2. Jos6 Brown, Rainbow City.
N9 14-67 Yardas Estilo Espalda
(Nifias 29 Ciclo)
1. Loretta Thomas, Paraiso.
N9 15-400 Yardas Estilo Libre
(Varones 29 Ciclo)
1. Jaime Escobar, Rainbow City.
2. Vincent Thomas, Paraiso.
N9 16-4 x 33 Yardas Relevo (Libre)
(Varones 99 Grado)
1. Paraiso.
2. Rainbow City.
N9 17-4 x 33 Yardas Relevo
(Medley Individual)
(Varones 29 Ciclo)
1. Vincent Thomas, Paraiso.
2. Jorge Escobar, Rainbow City.
3. Jos6 Brown, Rainbow City.
N9 18-4 x 67 Yardas Relevo
Combinado
(Varones 29 Ciclo)
1. Paraiso.
2. Rainbow City.
N9 19-4 x33 Yardas Relevo
Combinado
(Varones 99 Crado)
1. Rainbow City.
2. Paraiso.
N 20-4 x 67 Yardas Relevo (Estilo)
(Varones 29 Ciclo)
1. Paraiso.
2. Rainbow City.
N9 21-Evento Especial (Exhibici6n)
(Nifias, Medley Individual)
1. Loretta Thomas, Paraiso, 29 Ci-
cIo.
2. Sylvia Raymond, Rainbow City,
99 Grado.
3. Maria Escobar, Rainbow City,
90 Grado.


Nuevo Reglamento

Y Nuevo Horario

En la Biblioteca
La Biblioteca de ]a Zona del
Canal no cobrarA multas por libros
que deban entregarse los domingos
o dias feriados. Como el Edificio de
Asuntos Civiles en la Carretera
Gaillard solamente abrirA de 7 a.m.
a 9 p.m. de lunes a sabado, la caja
de dep6sito anteriormente usada para
regresar los libros los domingos y
dias feriados no estarA disponible
para tal efecto. En cambio, los libros
colocados en el dep6sito antes de las
8 a.m. de los lunes, se contarAn como
regresados el sabado anterior. Se
aplicarA el mismo procedimiento en
dias feriados.


PAgina 4


El Canal de Panama Mejora . .


Los miembros de la Iglesia de la Santa Familia, de Margarita, gozaron como nifios cuando abrian los paquetes
de premios para la Feria Anual de Caridad, de los Padres Vicentinos, que se inaugura hoy y que durarA hasta
el domingo, en el viejo Comisariato de Margarita. De izquierda a derecha: Lin Rodriguez, Angelica Wong, Luci
Lau, Tom Burbine, Ed Greene, Johnny Diaz, Anita Oberholtzer y Yolanda Diaz.


ESTRECHAMENTE GANO PARAISO


EL INTERCOLEGIAL DE NATACION




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