Group Title: Panama Canal spillway : el Canal de Panamá spillway
Title: The Panama Canal spillway =
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 Material Information
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: September 12, 1969
Frequency: biweekly[jan. 6, 1984-1999]
weekly[ former -dec. 23, 1983]
biweekly
regular
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Subjects / Keywords: Periodicals -- Canal Zone   ( lcsh )
Periodicals -- Panama Canal (Panama)   ( lcsh )
Genre: federal government publication   ( marcgt )
periodical   ( marcgt )
 Notes
Language: Text in English and Spanish; Spanish text inverted.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 1, no. 33 (Feb. 1, 1963)-Vol. 37, no. 26 (Dec. 30, 1999).
Issuing Body: Issued by: Government of the Canal Zone <June 24, 1966-June 13 1969>; by the Panama Canal Company, <Aug. 13, 1976>-Sept. 14, 1979; by the Panama Canal Commission, Sept. 20, 1979-Dec. 1999.
General Note: "Official Panama Canal publication."
General Note: Imprint varies: Balboa Hights, <1966-1978>; Miami, Fla., <1979-1982>; Balboa Heights, Pan. <1983>-1999.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 5, no. 1 (June 24, 1966); title from caption.
General Note: Vols. for 1994-1995 distributed to depository libraries in microfiche.
General Note: Special "80th anniversary supplement" issue published on Aug. 12, 1994.
General Note: Special ed. for 65th anniversary of the Panama Canal issued at end of Oct. 1979, is also a joint issue with: The News: authorized unofficial publication of the U.S. Armed Forces, Quarry Heights, Panama, and includes the text of the Panama Canal Act.
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Bibliographic ID: UF00094771
Volume ID: VID00734
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: oclc - 02582102
lccn - 83642750
issn - 0364-8044
 Related Items
Preceded by: Spillway
Succeeded by: Faro (Balboa, Panama)

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THE PA NAMA CANAL Gift ofIthe Panama Canal Museum
THE PANAMA CANAL Spebr1,96






pVol. VIII, No. 13 Moe Than 50 Yars o Service to w a

Vol. VIII, No. 13 More Than 50 Years of Service to World Commerce Friday, September 12, 1969


Canal Zone Mao Is Popular


Charles Van Bucren of the Panama Canal Guide Serv-
ice, right, explains the 25-foot topographical model of
the Canal to a group of visitors. The model, which was
recently set up in the Civil Affairs Building, was dis-
played at San Antonio's Hemisfair '68 and at the Inter-
national Trade Mart Building in New Orleans. It is


Citizenship Day To Have


Special Significance


Citizenship Day, September 17,
and Constitution Week, Septem-
ber 17 through 23, will have special
significance in the Canal Zone with
officials from the U.S. Department
of Justice on hand to conduct cit-
izenship hearings and issue cer-
tificates.
The hearings, held annually since
1966, will be conducted by Andrew
J. Carmichael, Jr., and Harold J.
Neubauer of the U.S. Immigration
Service, from September 15 through
26. Applicants will be notified by
mail from New Orleans as to the
date, time, and place of their hear-
ings, which are held by appoint-
ment only.
The Canal Zone program is ad-
ministered by the Customs Division
of the Civil Affairs Bureau and
Mrs. Lois K. Thomas is available
from 7 a.m. to noon and from 1
p.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through
Friday to assist applicants. Mrs.
Thomas' telephone number is
Balboa 4202.
On the Atlantic side of the Isth-
mus, hearings will be held in the
Cristobal Customs Office and on
the Pacific side in Room 105, Build-
ing 5534 (the old Diablo heights
Elementary School) adjacent to the
tennis court on Hains St. These
hearings on citizenship should not
be confused with naturalization.
Cov. W. P. Leber has called
attention to Pres'dent Richard M.
Nixon's proclamation designating


Merchant Marine Film
The U.S. Merchant Marine Acad-
emv film will be shown in the ROTC
Building of Balboa High School
during the lunch hour, Wednesday,
September 17. The room number
will be announced at the school.
Students interested in seeing the
film should see their counselors.


Citizenship Day
Week.


andi Constitution


The Presidential proclamation
emphasizes that the Constitution is
very much alive today and is not
simply a document in a museum.
It states in part:
"The Constitution of the United
States is often viewed as a revered
document drawn in a far-off time
by a group of exceedingly wise men
we call the Founding Fathers. It
is much more than that. The Cons-
titution is a living set of principles,
created during a hot Philadelphia
summer in 1787 by men who were
often passionate in their convictions
and always jealous of the basic
rights which had been secured by
the American Revolution. Th;s
Constitution is not a museum piece,
but something as strong and as
proud and as passionately alive
today as were the men who created
it almost 200 years ago.
"As the foundation of ou" national
life, the Constitutiou demands more
than reverence. It demands the kind
of active concern we show to any-
thing we deeply care for. It de-
mands our attention, our under-
standing of its character and of its
fundamental place in our lives. This
view of the Constitiiion will not
allow us to pay honor to the idea
unless we pay attention to the
reality. It calls upon a citizen to not
only be able to demand his rights,
but also to know what they are.
"United States citizenship, then,
is also demanding. But the demands
are more than matched by the bene-
fits. Each citizen can help himself,
his fellow citizens, and his Nation
if he takes some time out of his life
to read and talk an'l think about
the Constitution."
The U.S. Congress, by a joint
resolution on February 29. 1952,
(Continued on p. 4)


Aimed At Hard Core


Drug Abuse Board


2 j; Established in C.Z.
S' Gov. W. P. Leber has established The Panama National C
a Drug Abuse Board designed to DENI (National Departme
combat both the sale of drugs and vestigation) have offered tl
. 1 marijuana and their unlawful use in plete cooperation as have
S the Canal Zone. authorities at ports of entry
Established upon a recommenda- parture in the United S


designed to show the complete operation of the Canal
and has a taped commentary in Spanish and English.
The display is open to the public free of charge Monday
through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. A Panama
Canal guide is stationed at the exhibit to explain the
model and answer questions from visitors.


No Employee Cuts

Seen for PanCanal
No reductions in force are ex-
pected for the Panama Canal or-
ganization in complying with a Pres-
idential directive to lower personnel
ceilings.
President Nixon recently asked
for reduced spending by $3.5 billion
and said "the dollar reduction will
be accompanied by a further lower-
ing of the personnel ceilings . .
The U.S. Budget Bureau direc-
tor, in carrying out the President's
directive, has issued June 1970
force ceilings for the Panama Canal
similar to the actual employee force
of the past June.
Total employment for the Pan-
auna Canal organization in June
1969, excluding student assistants
and military, was 15,733. The June
1970 ceiling will be 15,744. Full
time employment in permanent posi-
tions the past June was 14,730 and
the employment ceiling in this
category for next June will be
14.749.
The Canal organization, however,
is expected to meet its rising work-
load in fiscal year 1970 with vir-
tually no increase in manpower.
Employee increases in areas such
as the Canal Zone schools, which
must he staffed in line with current
student load, will be offset by allow-
rng position vacancies in some lower
priority areas to remain unfilled.


Gorgas Blood Bank

Is Reaccredited
The Gorgas Hospital Blood Bank
was recently reaccredited for the
next 3 years by the American Asso-
ciation of Blood Banks as maintain-
ing or exceeding the high standards
set by that organization.
How has this reaccreditation been
made possible? What is its signifi-
(Continued on p. 4)


tion or the Governor s Committee
of Youth-Family-Community Rela-
tions, the board will work toward
determining the most effective ad-
ministrative measures to combat the
increasing drug problem. These
measures, to be directed particularly
at hard core or habitual offenders,
will be in addition to court penal-
ties, which by themselves have
proven inadequate.
The Schools Division, acting
upon another recommendation of
the Governor's committee, is now
revising its Driver's Training Pro-
gram to deny admission to or re-
move from the course those students
who are involved in drug abuse,
including marijuana.

Last Week's Visitors
Miraflores Locks ____. _ 1,855
Gatun Locks ______ 293
C.Z. Museum and
Panama Canal Model 929
Small launch, 1 trip ____ 20
Transits:
Arana__... 387
Total ---_- 3,494


FOOTBALL QUEEN-Jeanne Ma-
rie Chance, a 5-foot, 2-inch, brown-
eyed beauty from Cardenas, has
been selected Canal Zone College
football queen. Miss Chance, who
was born in the Canal Zone, will
join other queens from Canal Zone
schools September 19 for the annual
Football Jamboree at Cristobal
High School's Tiger Stadium at
Coco Solo. She is the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Larry Chance. Pre-
game activities will begin at 6:30
p.m. followed by 3 quarters of foot-
ball between the college, Cristobal
and Balboa High Schools.

AUTO REGISTRATIONS
SHOULD BE CARRIED
U.S.-citizen employees who
reside in the Republic of Pan-
ama and who have Canal Zone
purchase privileges are reminded
that they should carry their auto
registrations with them in their
vehicles.
At times, they may be asked
to show both the registration
and identification-privilege card
when requesting repair service
at the Motor Transportation Di-
vision or when making purchases
at Canal Zone service stations.


guard and
nt of In-
leir corn-
the U.S.
*y or de-
tates. In


June tne nepuDlic or ranama issued
a decree imposing stiff penalties for
illegal possession of drugs.
The decree states that anyone in
possession of drugs without legal
permit is subject to a jail sentence
of from 1 to 3 years. Anyone found
guilty of violating the decree will
not be granted freedom on bail.
During the month of August,
there were eight drug convictions
in Canal Zone courts.
There have been recent incidents
at New Orleans involving teenagers
disembarking from the SS Cristobal
who have been apprehended by
U.S. Customs authorities for pos-
session of marijuana. Three teen-
agers have been arrested at U.S.
ports of entry and charged with
violation of U.S. Customs and nar-
cotics laws.


Liberal Leave

During Jewish

High Holidays
Liberal leave policy will be in
effect for Canal organization em-
ployees of the Jewish faith who
wish to take time off during the
Jewish High Holidai.s, New Year
(Rosh Hashanah) and Dav of Atone-
ment (Yom Kippur) which will be
celebrated September 12-14 and
21-22, respectively.
These festivals marking the be-
ginning of the year 5730 of the
Jewish Lunar-solar calendar consti-
tute a period of introspection and
repentance.
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur
services will be held at the Jewish
Welfare Board (JWB) Armed Forces
Service Center in Balboa by Chap-
lain (Maj.) Alan M. Greenspan, U.S.
Army Forces Southern Command,
and Seymour Barkowitz, assistant
chaplain.
Sukkos (Feast of Tabernacles)
services will be held at the Fort
Clayton Post Chapel, with the ex-
ception of the services September 28
and October 5 which will ble con-
ducted at the Fort Clavton Officers'
Club.
Ioly Days for Rosh Hashanah
begin at sunset September 12 and
continue until sundown Septen-
her 14. Services at the JWB will be
held September 12 at 7:30 p.n.;
September 13 at 9:30 a.m. and 7:30
p.m.; and September 14 at 9:30 a.m.
and 4 p.m. The Holy )Da for Yom
Kippur begins at sunset Septem-
ber 21 and continues until sundown
September 22. A service is planned
for September 21 at 7 p.m.
(See photo on p. 4.)


Be on the Lookout
Small children rushing to and
from school are not always alert to
the hazards of crossing streets.
Motorists should exercise care in
driving in school areas and be con-
stantlv on the lookout for children.


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September 12, 1969


THE PANAMA CANAL SPILLWAY


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Safety Award for Marketing Branch


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In recognition of leading the Marketing Branch to a
record 2,582,590 man hours without a disabling injury,
L. A. Ferguson, director of the Supply and Community
Service Bureau, second from right, presents a safety
plaque award to N. B. Davison, Marketing Branch


superintendent. The safety record was for a consecutive
day period of 355 days from July 26, 196S, to July 16,
1969. Also attending the presentation are Paul Ficzeri,
acting chief, Safety Branch, right; and R. P. Laverty,
general manager, Supply Division.


SCN-TV SCHEDULE
(Schedule subject to change without notice)
--7:. 3-The-Jonny Lan ano


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13
1:00-SCN Afternoon News
1:05-Captain Kangaroo
l:55-Parade Of Sports
4:40-Pentagon Forum
5:10-American Sportsman
6:00-Weekend '69
6:25-Movie Marquee
6:30-The Joey Bishop Show
7:40-Get Smart
8:10-SCN News
8:15-The Hollywood Palace
9:10-Canal Zone Calendar
9:15-Boxing From The Olympic
10:30-Focus On Today
10:50-Saturday Night Movie:
"Blake of Scotland Yard"

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
1:00-SCN Afternoon News
1:05-The Christophers
1:20-The Answer
1:50-Danny Kaye
2:45-Off Ramp
3:15-Ted Mack Amateur Hour
3:45-Wonderful World of Golf
4:45-The Mike Douglas Show
6:00-Chronicle
6:40-Sgt. Preston of the Yukon
7:05-The Lawrence Welk Show
8:00-SCN News
8:05-Perry Mason
9:00-Sports Digest
9:15-The Gary Moore Show
10:05-The 20th Century
10:30-Focus On Today
10:50-This Is The Life
11:15-The Sacred Heart

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15
4:00-Afternoon
4:15-Andy Griffith
S 5:00-SCN Afternoon News
5:05-Afternoon (Movie of the Week)
"Blondie"
5:30-Untamed World
6:00-Dateline
6:30-Success Story
6:55-SCN News In Spanish
7:05-The Undersea World of
Jacques Casteau, "The
Unexpected Voyage of
Pepito and Cristobal"
8:00-SCN News
8:05-Armstrong Circle Theater
9:00-Canal Zone Calendar
9:05-The Tonite Show
10:15-First Tuesday: "Brave
Beverly"
10:30-Focus On Today
10:50-Four Star Playhouse

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16
4:00-Afternoon
4:15-Gale Storm Show
5:00--SCN Afternoon News
5:05-Afternoon (Cont.)
"Blondie"
5:30-G.E. College Bowl
6:00-Dateline
6:30-Bill Anderson Show
6:55-SCN News In Spanish
7:05-Bell Telephone Hour
8:00-SCN News
8:05-Desilu Playhouse
9:00-Canal Zone Calendar
9:05-Armchair Theater:
"The Abductors"
10:25-Focus On Today
10:45-Gale Storm Show

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17
4:00-Afternoon
4:15-Animal Secrets
5:00-SCN Afternoon News
5:05-Afternoon (Cont.)
"Blondie"
5:30--The Sea Is A Special Place
(Navy film)
8:00-Dateline
6:30-Report
6:55-SCN News In Spanish


7:05-The Johnny CIasn Show
8:00-SCN News
8:05-Twelve O'Clock High
9:00-Canal Zone Calendar
9:05-SCN Special of the Week:
"The Spring Thing"
10:00-George Sanders Mystery
Theater
10:25-Focus On Today
10:45-Danny Thomas Show

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18
4:00-Afternoon
4:15-Danny Thomas Show
5:00-SCN Afternoon News
5:05-Afternoon (Cont.)
"Blondie"
5:30-Report
6:00-Dateline
6:30-Report
6:55-SCN News In Spanish
7:05-Generation Gap
7:30-The King Family
8:00-SCN News
8:05-Bonanza
9:00-Canal Zone Calendar
9:05-"Carnival of Souls"
10:20-To Be Announced
10:30-Focus On Today
10:50-Billy Walker's Country
Carnival

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19
4:00-Afternoon
4:15-"Sgt. Preston of the Yukon"
5:00-SCN Afternoon News
5:05-Afternoon (Cont.)
"Blondie"
5:30-Montage: Dr. Maddox
6:00-Dateline
6:30-Pentagon Forum
6:55-SCN News In Spanish
7:05-Bob Cummings
7:30-Honey West
8:00-SCN News
8:05-Your All-American College
Show
8:30-Wanted, Dead or Alive
9:00-Canal Zone Calendar
9:05-Armchair Theater:
A Case of Libel (Special)
10:50-Focus On Today
11:10-Heart of the City


Tivoli ;opics

SUNDAY BRUNCH
The Tivoli Sunday Brunch in the
Roosevelt Room will be resumed
starting Sunday, September 21 and
every Sunday thereafter.
Hours are from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Adults $1.75, children $1.25.

MONDAY NIGHT BUFFET
The Monday Night Buffet in the
Dining Room and Patio will be
resumed starting Monday, Septem-
ber 22 and every Monday there-
after.
Seatings: 5:30, 6:30, and 7:30
p.m. Adults: $1.65, children $1.10.


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Governor Leber Honors


18 Retiring Employees


Eighteen Panama Canal em-
ployees, whose Canal service to-
taled to more than 500 years, re-
tired during the month of August.
Those still on the Isthmus attended
a retirement ceremony in the Board
Room of the Administration Build-
ing and were presented retirement
certificates by Canal Zone Gov.
W. P. Leber.
Speaking briefly to the retirees,
Governor Leber thanked them for
their many years of service to the
Canal organization. He remarked
on the recent observance of the
55th anniversary of the Panama
Canal and the remarkable record
it has maintained during those many
years. He mentioned also the open-
ing of the display of the Canal
model which shows the operation
of the waterway. The Governor
noted that the engineers who de-
signed the Canal did a great job
but those who have made it a
success are the employees who for
55 years have made it possible to
put more and more ships through
the Canal.
John Lawrence, a clerk in the
Maintenance Division on the At-
lantic side, with almost 52 years
of Canal service, held top position
in the number of years.
The next highest service record
was held by Christopher N. Lewis,
machine operator in the Industrial
Division, with more than 38 years
of Canal service.
Those who retired from Panama
Canal service, their places of em-
ployment and the positions they
held are as follows:
Jorge E. Aguas, Shift Engineer
(Mechanical), Electrical Division,
Pacific side: 11 years, 8 months.
Jorge C. Caiiizales, Carpenter,
Maintenance Division, Pacific
side: 31 years, 8 months, 18 days.


At The Movies

Week Beginning Saturday, September 13, 1969


BALBOA (Air Conditioned)
Sat.-Sun., 2:30, 6:15, 8:40 p.m.-Mon.,
7:30 p.m.-Winning (A)
Tues., 7:30 p.m.-Hamlet (AYC)
Wed.-Thurs., 7:30 p.m.--Trygon Factor
(A)
Fri., 6:15, 8:15 p.m. (Prerelease)-The
Paper Lion (AYC)

DIABLO HEIGHTS
Sat.-Night Of The Following Day (A)
Sunday Matinee, 2:00 p.m. (T-98 mins.)
-Forever Darling (AYC)
Sun.-Mon.-Sweet Charity (AY-excellent,
C-no.)
Tues.-Midnight Raid (A)
Wed.-Darby's Rangers (A)
Thurs.-Across The Wide Missouri (AYC)
Fri.-Something Of Value (AY)
Friday Owl Show, 10:00 p.m.-Diary Of
A Madman (AY)

GAMBOA
Sat., 8:15 p.m.-Legend Of Custer (AY)
Sun.-The Legend Of Lylah Clare (A)
Tues.-Sweet Charity (AY-excellent,
C-no.)
Wcd.-Midnight Raid (A)
Fri.-Across The Wide Missouri (AYC)
Friday Owl Show, 10:00 p.m.-13 Rue
Madeleine (AY)

COCO SOLO (Air Conditioned)
Sat., 7:00 p.m.-Sun., 2:00, 7:00 p.m.-
lHannibal Brooks (A)
Mon.-Wall Of Noise (A)
Tues.-Dracula as Risen From The
Grave (AY)
Wed.-The Big Country (AYC)
Thurs.-The Vengeance Of She (AY)
Fri.-Romeo And Juliet (AY)

MARGARITA *
Sat.-Support Your Local Sheriff (A)
Sunday Matinee, 2:00 p.m. (T-90 mins.)
-The Lion And The Horse (AYC)
Sun.-Mon.-They Came To Rob Las
Vegas (A)
Tues.-Solomon And Sheba (AY)
Wed.-Americanization Of Emily (A)
Thurs.-Serenade (AYC)
Fri.-Legend Of Custer (AY)
Friday Owl Show, 10:00 p.m.-The Mask
(AY)

GATUN
Sat.-Where Angels Go-Trouble Follows
(AYC)
Sunday Matinee, 2:00 p.m. (T-90 mins.)
-Gay Purr-ee (AYC)


Sun.-Guns Of The Magnificent Seven
(AYC)
Tues.-Serenade (AY)


Pastor ChAvez G., Laborer, Com-
munity Services Division, Pacific
side: 23 years, 4 months, 19 days.
Mrs. Helen E. Chisholm, Budget
Analyst, Sea Level Canal Support
Division, Pacific side: 27 years,
8 months, 20 days.
Leopoldo De Gracia, Cement Fin-
isher, Maintenance Division, Pa-
cific side: 32 years, 4 months,
27 days.
Herschell W. Dempsey, Sr., Police
Private, Police Division, Pacific
side: 25 years, 6 months, 26 days.
Alberto G6ndola, Guard, Terminals
Division, Atlantic side: 24 years,
3 months, 3 days.
Jose A. Arias, Lead Foreman
(Grounds Maintenance Equip-
irent Operator), Atlantic side: 26
years, 8 months, 10 days.
James A. Hoverson, General Fore-
man Refrigeration and Air-Con-
ditioning Mechanic, Maintenance
Division, Atlantic side: 27 years,
2 days.
Clarence Jacobson, Supervisory Con-
trol House Operator, Locks Divi-
sion, Pacific side: 24 years, 1
month, 2 days.
John Lawrence, Clerk, Maintenance
Division, Atlantic side: 51 years,
10 months, 5 days.
Christopher N. Lewis, Machine
Operator, Industrial Division,
Atlantic side, 38 years, 3 months,
17 days.
Paul W. Morgan, Supervisory Med-
ical Radiology (Technician, Diag-
nosis), Gorgas Hospital, Pacific
side: 32 years, 7 months, 3 days.
Richard A. Parkins, Boiler Tender,
Terminals-Division, Atlantic side:
30 years, 29 days.
Richard P. Patton, Police Private,
Police Division, Pacific side: 30
years, 1 month, 7 days.
Peter Unrau, Finance Branch Su-
perintendent, Postal Division,
Pacific side: 32 years, 11 months,
1 day.
Eduviges Vergara, Laborer, Com-
munity Services Division, Pacific
side: 25 years, 11 months, 5 days.
Mrs. Frances P. Walker, Payroll
Clerk, Office of the Comptroller,
Payroll Branch, Pacific side: 25
years, 3 months, 11 days.


Thus.-Night Of The FollowingDay (A)ANK
Fri.-Solomon And Sheba (AY) L AN


HONOR ROLL
Special Matinees
GORGA---- I - -


(R), AYC or as Listed ***
Saturday, September 13, 1969

BALBOA
10:00 a.m.
Teenage Millionaire-Jimmy Clayton: It's
all bounce and beat with 20 hit songs.
T-90 mins.
DIABLO HEIGHTS
2:00 p.m.
Tarzan Goes To India-Jock Mahoney:
See the King of the Jungle in a new
adventure. (SIT.) (Color.) T-103 mins.
GAMBOA
6:15 p.m.
John Paul Jones-Robert Stack: The ad-
venture that stands above all! (Color.)
T-133 mins.
COCO SOLO
2:00 p.m.
Scaramouche-Stewart Granger: Exciting
swordplay, romance, and comedy.
(Technicolor.) T-121 mins.
MARGARITA
2:00 p.m.
Helicopter Spies-Robert Vaughn, David
McCallum: Those popular U.N.C.L.E.
agents are at it again. (SIT.) (Color.)
T-102 mins.
GATUN
2:00 p.m.
Lt. Robin Crusoe-Dick Van Dyke: An-
other Disney delight! A castaway re-
covers on a deserted island. (Color.)
T-116 mins.

OAll night shows begin at 7:00 p.m.
except as shown. Program subject to
change without notice.
FILM SUITABILITY GUIDE-A, adults;
Y, young people 12 to 16; C, children
8 to 12.
T-Indicates Total Running Time.
R-Indicates Repeat.
SIT-Indicates Spanish Titles.


GORGAS HOSPITAL

ENGINEERING AND
CONSTRUCTION BUREAU
Mortimer Jordan
James R. Nellis
William J. Nickisher, Jr.
Carlos Alfredo Arauiz
Aureliano Bejarano
James P. Bradley

SUPPLY AND COMMUNITY
SERVICES BUREAU
Eduardo Galvwn
Lovell L. Lodgister
Walter J. Murrell
Ernesto Scott

CIVIL AFFAIRS BUREAU
Seymour I. Barkowitz
William Ralph Drummond

MARINE BUREAU
Ed. S. Reynolds, Jr.

TRANSPORTATION AND
TERMINALS BUREAU
Charlie O. Chang

PANAMA CANAL
INFORMATION OFFICE
Charles L. VanBueren

OTHERS
C. H. Blades
Diomedes Carrillo
Arturo Cerratti
Daniel Pezzotti A.
Mario Pezzotti


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Canal Zone College mathematics instructor, Ellis L. Mrs. C. W. Crane. Mrs. Crane is holding Siders' first
Siders, discusses his new book, New College Arith- book, Mathematics for Modern Business and Industry,
metic, with a group of his students. Left to right are: which is in its third printing and has been widely
S. Sgt. Fred Gray, Mrs. Helen Reeves, Siders, and adopted throughout the United States.


mATH TEACHER DOUBLES

AS TEXTBOOK AUTHOR


Students enrolling in the business
mathematics classes taught by Ellis
L. Siders at the Canal Zone Col-
lege are in for a surprise when they,
purchase their textbooks from the
college bookstore. The text for the
class, Mathematics for Modern
Business and Industry, was written
by the instructor.
Published in 1964, by Holt, Rine-
hart, & Winston of New York, the
book is in its third printing and has
been widely adopted throughout
the United States and in seven
foreign countries.
Siders also prepared the manu-
script for the textbook, New College
Arithmetic, which was printed at
the Canal Zone Printing Plant this
summer for use as a text in the
review class in mathematics, Survey
of Mathematics Principles, which
he is teaching this semester.
In discussing this new text devel-
oped for classes of college students
and adults, Siders said: "Many sig-

WAYS WITH WOMEN
Mrs. New Driver stuck her hand
out the window for several moments
and an observant traffic officer cited
her for . .
Waving to a friend on the side-
walk to show off a new bracelet.
* Making a left turn after signal-
ing stop.
Feeling the breeze to determine
if it might rain.
+ Flicking the ashes from her
cigarette.
Pointing out a new dress in the
department store window.
* Making a right turn after sig-
naling a left turn.
Trying to pat the helmet of a
man on a motorcycle.
Watching her fingernail polish
dry in the wind.
Cleaning her side view mirror
with the palm of her hand.
* Stopping and parking without
signaling.
And she forgot her license.
Editor's Note: This was written by
a man who still can't drive a car ...

What's in a Name?
Names can be misleading. The
town of Accident, Md., proves the
point. Just how the town came by
its name is not clear, but it's cer-
tainly clear that it has not been
living up to he name lately. For
5 consecutive years the town has
received an award for not having
a single fatal traffic accident.


nificant changes have taken place
in recent years in mathematics cur-
ricula and in the nature and content
of all mathematics courses. This
text is intended to provide students
with a sound and solid foundation
upon which additional instruction
in mathematics may be built."
Siders is beginning his second
year as a faculty member of the
college's Business Administration
Department. Prior to coming to the
Canal Zone, he taught for 8 years
at Merrit College in Oakland, Calif.,
where he specialized in the teaching
of accounting, economics, business,
and general mathematics. He also
taught for 2 years in Frick Junior
High School in Oakland.
In addition to mathematics, Siders
teaches accounting, economics, man-
agement and banking, and credit
principles. He brings practical expe-
rience to his classes having worked
as a cost and general ledger ac-
countant, regional manager for a
gas and electric company, a comp-
troller, sales manager, corporate
secretary and treasurer. A number
of his articles on small business, and
financial and shop management
have appeared in technical journals.
Siders holds a bachelor of science
degree in business administration
from Simpson College, Indianola,
Iowa, and a master of arts in eco-
nomics from Stanford University in
California. He also holds a lifethne
teaching credential in education
from the University of California
at Berkeley and has done additional
study at Iowa State University,
University of Colorado, and the

son, Capt. Barry L. Siders, who is
stationed with the Army in Viet-
nam.


TRYOUTS SCHEDULED

FOR LITTLE THEATRE
The Cristobal Little Theatre try-
outs for "Romanoff and Juliet" are
scheduled for September 15 and 16
at Cristobal YMCA and 17, 18, and
19 at 7:30 p.m. at the Little
Theatre. A cast of 13, nine men and
four women, is needed for the
comedy. For further information
call Trevor Simons at 3-2530.
The Little Theatre group is pres-
ently rehearsing "The Owl and
the Pussycat" which will be pro-
duced at the end of September.


REFRESHER COURSE
OPENED TO NURSES
A 4-week refresher course for in-
active nurses who are interested in
returning to professional status will
be offered by the Gorgas Hospital
Nursing Services beginning Octo-
ber 1. The course which is given
free of charge will provide an
opportunity for inactive registered
nurses to review and update nursing
knowledge and skills.
Mrs. Ara Norris, nursing instruc-
tor at Gorgas Hospital, will be the
coordinator of the refresher course
program which will accommodate
20 nurses. The course is open to
currently registered nurses and nur-
ses who have been out of practice
for 5 years or more. The nurses
must provide their own caps, uni-
forms, white hose, and shoes.
Classes will meet 5 days a week,
from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Morning
sessions will consist of classroom
review and updating of nursing
knowledge and skills. Afternoon
sessions will be in actual guided
experience in the wards of the
hospital.
Nurses interested in the refresher
course may call the Office of Nurs-
ing Services, Gorgas Hospital.


BROWSIlG

COLLECTIOn
By Emily J. Price

Dr. Clyde Keeler's new book on
the Cuna Indians of San Bias is
called Cuna Indian Art; the Cul-
ture and Craft of Panama's San
Bias Islanders. All phases of Cuna
art are described in the authorita-
tive text, and many illustrations,
some in color, show the making
and the use of various objects. The
San Bias "mola" is discussed in de-
tail and much information given is
derived from Dr. Keeler's 18 years
of study and collection of Cuna
cultural materials.
A new novel, A Place in the
Country, by Sarah Gainham is the
sequel to her bestseller Night Falls
on the City and contains many of
the same characters in the post-
war occupied city of Vienna. Some
good new characters appear and
the well-told, suspenseful story will
please some readers even more than
the first book.
The Making of the President-
1968 is the third of Theodore II.
White's narrative histories of Amer-


I


ican politics in action. The events
of the Presidential campaign are
told with immediacy and drama,
and the long planning and strategy
are illuminated in a most readable
manner.
An unusual and poignant little
book is Agapito by Alvaro Cardona-
Hine, a Costa Rican author who
writes extremely well in English.
Told in a series of short, vital epi-
sodes, the story is about a 7-year-
old boy and his "dialogue" with
his father's peon, Agapito, on a
wide range of subjects concerning
nature and mankind.
Ellery Queen's 24th mystery
annual from his magazines is called
Murder Menu and is described as
"detective delicacies and criminal
cold cuts by some of the master
chefs of mystery." Well-known
among these arc Charlotte Arm-
strong, Georges Simenon, and Stan-
ley Ellin, and there are many others
to provide a feast for mystery fans.


S..RE .I
I"" --- --- -----


Two air conditioners, each weigh-
ing more than 100 pounds, fell from
second story windows in Canal Zone
quarters recently. A 100-pound air
conditioner, falling from a height of
30 feet, hits the ground with an
impact of 3,000 foot-pounds and
the possibility of causing serious
bodily injury or death is great. In
these incidents, no one was injured
but the residents of the quarters
suffered unnecessary property loss
and inconvenience plus risking
costly legal liability for injury or
death.
To help prevent such accidents,
occupants of quarters should follow
these rules:
1. Apply to the Housing Branch
Manager for clearance before in-
stalling air conditioners. You will be
sent a copy of instructions appli-
cable to vour particular kind of
building.
2. Follow exactly the instructions
provided by the manufacturer. Do
not attempt short cuts.
3. If you hire someone to do the
work, make sure he is qualified to
S do the job correctly.
4. Provide sufficient supports to
compensate for the stress placed on
the air conditioner when it pro-
trudes from either side of a window
or wall opening.
5. Use grade "A" lumber or metal
supports of appropriate size to
fasten the unit to the window frame
or building structure.
6. Nails, bolts, nuts, and screws
must be of sufficient size and com-
position to attach firmly to a per-
manent part of the building. A min-
imum of two thirds of fastening
devices should go into the per-
manent member and all should be
nailed, screwed, or bolted tightly.
7. Defective window sills and
masonarv openings should be re-
paired before beginning the in-
stallation. Rotten or termite-ridden
sills and crumbly masonary will not
hold an air conditioner for long.
8. Make a periodic inspection of
each machine. A good time to do
this is during the required main-
tenance. Test leg and brace sup-
ports. Loose nails should be re-
moved and renailed at new loca-
tions. All screws should be tight-
ened, and worn or rusted metal
fasteners should be replaced. Lock-
type washers should be used to
prevent loosening by continued
vibration.


Page 3


Did you know that in Oak Park,
Ill., it's against the law for any-
one to make over 100 doughnuts
in any single day? (So, how do they
make it through coffeebreak every
morning?)
And doctors say that most people
dream about five times a night, with
each dream lasting from 9 to 24
minutes.

During a discussion about winter
sports, Bob Ridge mentioned that
he liked skiing. Mrs. Ridge said
that "skiing" is actually pronounced
"Shee-ing" in Swedish and Norwe-
gian. If this is true, its no wonder
so many guys up north enjoy "she-
ing," I mean, "skiing."
o .
Diane Johnson, one of the love-
lies in the Transportation Branch,
is soon to be a momma. Her hus-
band came home the other night
and found her knitting little things,
whereupon he asked, "What are
you making-a miniskirt?"
Some of the heavier guys in the
Personnel Bureau have formed a
basketball league to help in their
reduction program. They play half-
court games for about 30 minutes
1 night a week, then exercise for
20 minutes before going home. One
of them lost a few pounds last
week. He got a haircut after the
game.

A few weeks ago we printed
some household hints for the ladies,
and the girls have been calling us
ever since asking for more of the
same, so here goes:
To get rid of stale cigarette or
cooking odors in the house with-
out turning off the air conditioning
and opening the windows simply
boil a small amount of cloves or
cinnamon in water. It will not only
eliminate the offensive odors but
also acts as an inexpensive air
freshener.
If a recipe calls for cream, and
you have only milk, simply add a
lump of butter to the milk. It will
do the trick.
If the pages in your family photo
album are sticking together, just
put the album in your freezer until
the pages loosen.
And for you fellows, if you have
to wear boots of the slip-on type
and they are a bit tight, just take
one of your wife's leftover nylons
and use it as a shoehorn. Your heel
slips in. The nylon stocking slips
out. No strain at all.
a o a
SOGGY DOUGHNUT AWARD:
To Bill Young for finally finishing
his new boathouse-more or less!

Old Confusion Saying: "In the
modern business world, some office
staffs get along just like one big
family-others are more friendly."



Deadlines
Material intended for publica-
tion in the SPILLWAY should be
received in the Panama Canal
Press Office not later than Mon-
day afternoon of the week of
publication. Only urgent mate-
rial can be received and pro-
cessed for use the same week as
late as noon Tuesday. Mail mate-
rial to PANAMA CANAL SPILL-
WAY, Box M, Balboa Heights,
Canal Zone.







THE PANAMA CANAL SPILLWAY


September 12, 1969


C.Z. College Football Team
< "z~: Yggl~ll~ll., . !,


Members of the Canal Zone College football team for
the 1969-70 are from left to right, front row: Russell
Bowen, Greg Bryant, Norman Spector, Rick Velasco,
Tom Slice, Edward Frensley, James Vosburgh, Tom
Garber, John Stanley, and John Manley, manager. Back
row, left to right, are: Tom Wiggins, Curtis Whitehead,


Blood Bank Reaccredited


(Continued from p. 1)
chance to the patient and to the
community?
The excellent staff is a prime fac-
tor in the successful operation of
the Blood Bank. As a donor, you
would probably meet Miss Eneida
Siu, the talented medical techno-
logist who is in charge of the Blood
Bank. She is directly responsible
for the many tests and records that
keep the Blood Bank humming.
Ricardo Vallarino, the laboratory
supervisory technologist, is avail-
able for consultation on unusual
problems and is there to assist at
critical times. He also makes sure
techniques, supplies, and reagents
are current.
Dr. Henry M. Bowers, Jr., a man
both dedicated and encyclopedic in
knowledge, is the assistant chief of
the Laboratory Service and is the
pathologist professionally respon-
sible for the Blood Bank.
Conscientious work is a second
important factor in the successful
operation of the Blood Bank. Many
donors and visitors are aware of
the detailed questionnaire, the
blood tests, the blood pressure
measurement, the careful armr prep-
aration, the meticulous attention to
technique, and, of course, the 15-
minute wait after donating blood.
Many of these things are done for
the safety and welfare of the donor
as well as for the recipient.
However, few people see what
happens next. There is further blood
testing to determine the blood type
and Rh factor. The odds are high
that any given donor has either
Type A, Rh posit;\'e, or Type 0,
Rh positive blood, and that the pa-
tient is the same. But odds are not
good enough, and the blood must
be carefully identified.
Another sample is tested for


Association To Show

Experimental Films
Dr. Forbes Whiteside, a curator
ol art at the Smithsonian Institution
in Washington, D.C., will present
several experimental filns, made by
rising American artists, at 8 p.m.
September 16 at the Panamanian-
North American Association on Avc-
nida Peru, Panama City.
Each short filn represents a new
art forn in which the quality of the
lilms depends solely on the photog-
rapher-director and his imagina-
tion. The filns have no narration.
The showing is open to the public
and there is no admission charge.


evidence of disease, and still another
sample is tested for what are called
"irregular antibodies". substances in
the body that can be quite deadly
when transfused into the wrong
person.
The units of blood themselves
must be placed within a refrigerator
where the temperature is carefully
regulated and kept close to freez-
ing. Detailed and accurate records
of every test that is run and every
step of the test must he made, as
well as records kept of people who
gave blood, those who received it,
and any suspected reaction.
Records are a third key factor.
Three vears ago the inspector left
several forms recommended for cer-
tain records. This year he brought
a new, improved form-longer and
more detailed. The tests didn't
change, but the paper work did!
The fourth important factor in
the successful operation of the
Blood Bank is the willingness to
keep moving ahead technologically,
the willingness to utilize new tech-
niques. Mentioned above are the
tests for "irregular antibodies." The
technique that had been used
missed an antibody occasionally-
how occasional is one out of 17,000?
The most recent technique has cut
the ratio down to on0e ;n 34,000.
Is it worth it? The answer is
obvious. In the past 8 years there
has been no case of mismatched
blood being given at Corgas Hos-
pital.


SEWinG CLASSES
ARE SCHEDULED
Sewing classes instructed by. Mrs.
Mildred Bierman, will begin the
week of September 29 at the JWB-
USO Center on La Boca Road. Mrs.
Bierman recently completed an in-
tensive refresher course at the
Mayer School of Fashion DesiLgn
in New York City. There will be
beginner, intermediate, and ad-
vanced classes.
Classes will consist of a 5-week
course meeting from 9 to 11:30 a.m.
one day each week. Beginner classes
will start Monday, September 29,
and Tuesday, September 30. The
intermediate class will begin Thurs-
day, October 2, and the advanced
class will start Friday, October 3.
Each class Nill be limited to 10
students and all registrations must
be completed pr:or to the beginning
date of each class. 1For more in-
formation, telephone the JWB-USO
Center, 2-1972. or Mrs. Bierman
2-1628.


John Gilbert, Kenneth Justice, William Brooks, Tomis
Cabal, Donald Rathgeber, Richard Swain, Roberto
Donikian, Eugene Tucker, Mack Hill, and Sam Mc-
Guinness. The team will first appear during the annual
Football Jamboree September 19. The first official game
is September 26 with Cristobal High School.


CITIZENSHIP DAY
(Continued from p. 1)
designated September 17 as Cit-
izenship Day to commemorate the
signing of the Constitution on Sep-
tember 17, 1787.


PROMOTIONS AND TRANSFERS


ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
DIVISION
Ralph F. L. Blades, Photocopying-
Equipment Operator to Office
Machine Operator.

CIVIL AFFAIRS BUREAU
Schools Division
Theresa F. Moore, Supervising Di-
rector (Elementary U.S. Schools)
to Principal (Elementary U.S.
Schools).
Robert W. White, Teacher-Prin-
cipal (Elementary U.S. Schools)
to Principal (Elementary U.S.
Schools).
George Willingham, Counselor
(U.S. Schools) to Supervising Di-
rector (Secondary U.S. Schools).
Kenneth B. Tucker, Teacher (Junior
High U.S. Schools) to Assistant
Principal (Junior High U.S.
Schools).
Shirley S. Makibbin, Teacher (Jun-
ior High U.S. Schools) to Super-
vising Director (Elementary U.S.
Schools.
Donald K. Miskovsky, Teacher
Elementary U.S. Schools) to
Teacher Principal (Elementary
U.S. Schools).
Vernon G. Caturia, Teacher (Ele-
mentary U.S. Schools) to Super-
vising Director (Elementary U.S.
Schools).
Penelope E. Jones, Recreation As-
sistant to Recreation Specialist
(Sports).


Scouting Night


'-.'..' -

All U.S. elementary schools in the Canal Zone will participate in the School
Night for Scouting, Monday, September 22 at 7 p.m. Children and parents
are invited to visit the school nearest their home where they will have an
opportunity to speak with unit leaders, see scouting displays, and register
with the unit of their choice. This also will be a good time for parents or
other adults to volunteer their services. Shown here are Canal Zone Boy
Scouts demonstrating the proper technique for setting up a water source.


Rabbi Alan M. Greenspan sounds the Shofar (rams horn) during Rosh
Ilashanah (New Year) as a call to the people to repentence. The Shofar
also is sounded at the conclusion of Yom Kippur (Day of Attonement) on
a note of optimism that the prayers ot the congregation will have been
answered for a year of peace and good will. Chaplain (Maj.) Greenspan,
U.S. Army Forces Southern Command, will hold Jewish High Holidays
services at the Jewish Welfare Board Armed Forces Service Center, Balboa.


ENGINEERING AND
CONSTRUCTION BUREAU
Maintenance Division
Clois C. Duffie, Leader Refrigera-
tion and Air-Conditioning Me-
chanic to Lead Foreman Refrig-
eration and Air-Conditioning
Mechanic.
Henry J. Walker, Clerk to Teller.
HEALTH BUREAU
Gorgas Hospital
Merle D. Fox, Hospital Resident,
3d Year, to Hospital Resident 4th
Year.
Burton D. Brent, Hospital Resident,
2d Year, to Hospital Resident 3d
Year.
Lynda S. Trawick, Nurse to Clinical
Nurse.
Carolina 1. Sellhorn, Clerk-Typist
to Personnel Clerk (Typing).
Savita Thakar P., Ward Clerk to
Procurement Clerk.
Cynthia V. Jones, Judith H. Gibbs,
Lloyd G. Bennett, Sonia E. de
Jaramillo, Sybil Y. Best, Shirley
G. Peter, Lynda E. Haywood,
Ferdinand C. Reider, Carlos A.
Ward, George C. Worrell, Myrna
J. Blades, Nursing Assistant to
Nursing Assistant (Medicine and
Surgery).
MARINE BUREAU
Locks Division
Adolph Belden, Supervisory Sup-
ply Clerk to Supply Technician.
Jonathan Brassfield, Jr., Welder to
Lock Operator (Iron Worker-
Welder).
Willie Evans, Linehandler to Boat-
man (Locks).
Navigation Division
Francis T. Young, Marine Traffic
Controller Assistant to Marine
Traffic Controller (Terminal).
Juan T. Chavarria, Laborer to Sea-
man (Launch).
SUPPLY. AND COMMUNITY
SERVICE BUREAU
Community Services Division
Tirso Rivera, Laborer to Grounds
Maintenance Equipment Oper-
ator.
Supply Division
Donald Pierpoint, Teller to Super-
visory Clerk.
Olianda A. de Alvarado, Supply
Clerk to Transportation Assistant.
Fulton I. Gill, Jr., Supply Clerk to
Supervisory Supply Clerk.
TRANSPORTATION AND
TERMINALS BUREAU
Railroad Division
George M. Piggott, Train i:. ... -
man to Shipment Clerk.
OTHERS
George J. Booth, Safety Officer, Ma-
rine Bureau.
Sonia Y. Barnett, Clinic Clerk, Gor-
gas Hospital.
Ruth H. Powell, Medical Record
Librarian, Gorgas Hospital.
Cynthia S. Guy, Nurse Anesthetist,
Coco Solo Hospital.
Ernst K. Kredel, Chief, Division of
Preventive Medicine.
Alvin G. Barrett, Gilbert Squires,
Alberto L. Brown, Guard, Police
Division.
Flor E. Martin, Coleridge E. Hur-
ley, Teresa D. Haggerty, Lois J.
Alexander, Personnel Clerk (TIp-
ing), Division of Schools.
Carmen M. Martino, Computer
Programer, Division of Schools.
Wilfred R. Morris, Merchandise
Management Officer (Cold Stor-
age Foods), Supply Division.
Phillip J. Bauman, Service Center
Manager, Supply Division.
John A. McNatt, Auditor, General
Audit Division.
Darrell K. Seymour, Admicasurer,
Navigation Division.
Ernest R. Martin, Equipment Spe-
cialist, Supply Division.
Abraham Felixson, Supcrv'isoiv Sup-
ply Clerk, Locks Division.
Barbara A. Dedeaux, Clerical As-
sistant (Stenography), Mainte-
nance Division.
Eric E. Townsend, German R.
Langshaw, Accounting Tech-
nician, Accounting Division.
Unite Y. de Chan, Voucher Exam-
iner, Claims Branch.


Page 4








EL CANAL DE PANAMA





Spillway


Vol. VIII, No. 13 Mds de 50 Aios al Servicio del Comercio Mundial Viernes 12 de Septiembre de 1969


El Gobernador Leber Activa


La Lucha Contra las Drogas


El Cobernador W. P. Leber ha
nombrado una Junta Contra el
Abuso de las Drogas cuyo fin ser:a
combatir tanto la venta de drogas
y marihluana como su uso illegal en
la Zona del Canal.
Establecida por recomendaci6n
del Comit6 del Gobernador para la
Juventud-Relaciones de las Fami-
lias en la Comunidad, la junta tra-
tar't de encontrar las medidas admi-
nistrativas mas efectivas para com-
batir cl creciente problenma de las
drogas. Estas medidas, dirigidas
principalnente contra los adictos in-
corregibles o infractores habituales,
coniplementarin las penas inpues-
tas por las cortes, que han demos-
trado ser inadecuadas.

VISITANTES DE LA
SEMANA
Esclusas de Miraflores__ 1,855
Esclusas de Gatin ___ 293
Museo y Maqueta del
Canal de Panamrn ___ 929
Lancha pequefia, 1 viaje 20
Trainsitos:
Arana._ _______ 387
Total.-. 3,484


La Division de Escuelas, actuan-
do de acuerdo con otra recomenda-
ci6n del Comit6 del Gobernador,
esti revisando su Programa de
Adiestramiento de Conductores con
el fin de negar la admisi6n o retirar
del curso a aquellos estudiantes re-
lacionados con el abuso de las dro-
gas, incluso la marihuana.
La Cuardia Nacional de Panama
y el DENI (Departamento Nacio-
nal de Investigaciones), han ofreci-
do su cooperaci6n mas complete, lo
mismo que las autoridades de Esta-
dos Unidos en los puertos de entra-
da o salida de todo el pais. En junio,
la Repilblica de PanamA emiti6 un
decreto imponiendo several penas
por la posesi6n illegal de drogas.
El decreto establece que quien
se encuentre en posesi6n illegal de
drogas estarA sujeto a sentencias de
carcel de 1 a 3 afios. Cualquiera
que sea encontrado culpable de
haber violado dicho decreto no
tendrlr derecho a fianza de excar-
cclacion.
Durante el mes de agosto, hubo
ocho condenas por drogas on la
Zona del Canal.
En Nueva Orleans se han regis-
trado recientemente various inciden-
(Continua en la pdgina 4)


No Habra Reduccion de


Personal en el Canal
No se espera que haya reduccioncs de fuerza en la empresa del Canal
de Panama cuando se cumpla con un mandate Presidencial para reducir
el m6ximo de personal.
El President Nixon solicit recientemente una reducci6n de gastos por
$3.500 millones y dijo que "las reducciones del d6lar serin acompaiadas
por mAs reducciones del maximo de mliximo de personal en esta catego-
ersa ia para el pr6ximo junio sera de
El director de Presupuestos de 14.749.
los Estados Unidos, al cumplir el Se espera que la empresa del
mandate del Presidente, ha sefa- Canal cumpliri con su creciente
lado un maiximo de personal para cantidad de trabajo en el Afio Fiscal
junio de 1970 en el Canal de Pana- de 1970 sin aumentar su potential
ma, similar al personal que habia human.
en junior pasado. Los aumentos de empleados en


El total de empleados de la em-
presa del Canal en junio de 1969,
excluyendo a los ayudantes estu-
diantiles y los militares, era de
15.733. El maximo de 1970 serA de
15.744. El personal de tiempo com-
pleto en las posiciones permanentes
era en junior lltimo de 14.730 y el


areas tales como las escuelas de la
Zona del Canal, que deben ser pro-
vistas de personal de acuerdo con
]a cantidad de estudiantes, serin
compensados permitiendo que las
posiciones vacantes en algunas areas
de menor prioridad permanezcan sin
Ilenarse.


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El iumero hippie "El Amor es Triste", es uno de los bail
vistos en "Escenas Liricas" en el YMCA de Balboa el marte
mes a las 7:30 de la noche en el Sal6n "Brisas del Mar". A]
Araceli Cucrra, Isaura Mendoza y Diego Ruiz, todos de 1
Panama. La entrada costarA 25 centavos y todo lo que se re
bcneficio del YMCA de Panama, para ayudar a su program
y recreaci6n para los j6venes que lo merecen.


Norman E. Demers, Director Interino de Transporte y
Terminales, felicita a Manuel F. L6pez, empleado en la
Planta de Abastos Maritimos de La Boca, quien con
gran rapidez y valentia salv6 la vida de un mariners
sueco que habia caido al agua desde la motonave "Axel
B. Johnson", el domingo 3 de agosto en horas de la
noche. El marinero, al caer, se habia golpeado en la


Empleado del Cai


Salva Marino Su


"Tenga la seguridad de que la
empresa del Canal, y en particular
]a Direcci6n de Transporte y Ter-
minales, se siente orgullosa de tener
empleados como usted, siempre
atentos a cumplir con su deber den-
tro y mas alli de lo que exige el
cumplimiento de sus obligaciones",
dijo el Director Interino de Trans-
porte y Terminales, Norman E.
Demers, al entregar a Manuel F.
L6pez, empleado de la Planta de
Abastos Maritimos de La Boca, un
certificado por Servicios Superiores
y tn cheque por $100.
Manuel L6pez, trabajaba el do-
mingo 3 de agosto por la noche en
el suministro de combustible a la
motonave sueca Axel B. Johnson.
Alrededor de las 11 p.m., not6 que
un mariners del barco que estaba


Revista Musical

A Beneficio del

YMCA Nacional


S Tres talentosos artists de la Zona
. del Canal serin las figures centra-
-, les en "Escenas Liricas", una revista
,-. musical que sera presentada en el
Sal6n "Brisas del Mar", del YMCA
de Balboa el martes pr6ximo a las
7:30 de la noche. El precio de adn.i-
si6n es de 25 centavos.
Lo que se recaude sert para la
Asociaci6n de J6venes Cristianos de
Panama (YMCA Nacional), una or-
ganizaci6n aut6noma, para ayudarla
en su program de recreaci6n sana
organizada y actividades escolares
para los j6venes panamefios.
Johann Meyer, bien conocido di-
rector y core6grafo, cs la figure es-
telar de la presentaci6n. Bailara un
nimero con Yolanda Snavely, de
es que serfn Balboa; Rose Ciffen, de Fuerte
-s 16 de este Clayton, y Bettie )illon. de Fuerte
parecen aqui Amador.
a ciudad de "El Danubio Azul", una comedia
caude seri a bailable acerca del amor y los celos,
de bienestar y de ganar dinero en la Vieja Viena,
(Continua en la pdgina 4)


cabeza con uno de los amortiguadores del muelle donde
el barco estaba atracado, quedando inconsciente, por
lo que hubiera muerto ahogado si no es por la rapidez
con que actu6 L6pez. AdemAs de las felicitaciones de
Demers, L6pez recibi6 un certificado por Servicio
Superior y un cheque por $100.


sentado en la borda, caia al agua
por el espacio entire el barco y el
muelle. Se asom6 a ver qu6 habia
pasado y vio al hombre en el agua
e inconsciente. Se dio cuenta ense-
guida de que si no se le rescataba
pronto pereceria ahogado. Se ama-
rr6 una soga alrededor del cuerpo
y, sostenido por un compafiero, des-
cendi6 hasta donde se encontraba
el hombre que ya se habia empe-
zado a hundir. Debido a la preca-
ria posici6n en que se encontraba,
s6lo pudo sostenerlo y esperar hasta
(Continua en la pdgina 4)


Dictaran Repaso

Para Enfermeras

En Hosp. Gorgas
Un curso de repaso de 4 sema-
nas para enfenneras inactivas, que
esten interesadas en regresar a su
estado professional, serA ofrecido por
los Servicios de Enfenneria del Hos-
pital Corgas a partir del 19 de oc-
tubre. El curso, que serf dictado
gratis, proporcionarA a las enfenne-
ras inactivas una oportunidad de
repasar y poner al dia sus conoci-
mientos y habilidad en la profesi6n.
La Sra. Ara Norris, instructor de
enfermeria en el Hospital Gorgas,
(Continda en la pdgina 4)


i1J


La Srta. Carmen Ramsey recibe las felicitaciones de Sylvester D. Callender,
Coordinador de Relaciones de las Comunidades Latinoamericanas, quien
ademAs le entrega los documents que la acreditan como ganadora de una
beca donada por el capitulo local del Club Las Servidoras, Inc., para que
continic studios superiores en los Estados Unidos. En la foto aparecen
tambien tres integrantes de la filial local de Las Servidoras, Inc. De izquier-
da a derecha: Srta. Clara Wattley, Sra. Daisy de Redhead, Srta. Ramsey,
Sra. Inez de McKenzie v Callender.


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SPILLWAY DEL CANAL DE PANAMA


Septiembre 12, 1969


PROGRAM


DEL CANAL 2

DOMINGO
9:30-Conozca el Mundo
10:00-Todo por la Patria
11:00-Alegrias
ll:30-Mi Amigo el Mago
12:00-Loteria
12:30-Show del Mediodia
2:30-Repris de l Novela de las (i
4:30-Los Invencibles
(i:00-La Novicia Voladora
6:30-El Zorro
7:00-Disneylandiia
8:00-E1 Gran Chaparral
9:00-Ladr6n sin Destineo
1i:00 Premiere de Gala




LUNES
11:15-Carnaval de Cartones
1l:30-Vuelta del Destino
12:00-Buggs Bunny
12:30-Noticias
1:00-Show de la Una
:2:00-Documentales
3:30-Dias de Nuestras Vidas
4:00-Latidos de Bourbon Street
5:00-El Hombre del Rifle
5:30-Abbott y Costello
6:00-Telenovela
6:30-Noticias
7:00-Telenovela
7:30-Tres Patines
8:00-La Patrulla Juvenil
9:00-Viaie a lo Deseonocido
10:00-Noticias
10:30-77 Sunset Strip



MARTES
11:15-Carnaval de Cartones
11:30-Vuelta del Destino
12:00-Buggs Bunny
12:30-Noticias
1:00-Show de la Una
2:00-Documentales
3:30-Dias de Nuestras Vidas
4:00-Latidos de Bourbon Street
5:00-El Hombre del Rifle
6:00-Telenovela
6:30-Noticias
7:00-Telenovela
7:30-Tres Patines
8:00-Ironside
9:00-Expectaci6n
9:30-E1 Fantasma y la Sra. Muir
10:00-Noticias
10:30-77 Sunset Strip



MIERCOLES
(1:15-Carnaval de Cartones
11:30-Vuelta del Destino
12:00-Loteria y Alegria
12:30--Noticias
1:00-Show de la Unai
2:00-Documentales
3:30-El Teatro de Zane Grey
4:00-Latidos de Bourbon Street
5:00-El Hombre del Rifle
5:30-Reino Salvaje
6:00-Telenovela
6:30-Noticias
7:00-Telenovela
7:30-E1 Show de TV-2
8:30-Mi Amigo Toni
9:30-Ballinger de Chicago
10:00-Noticias
10:30-77 Sunset Strip



JUEVES
11:15-Carnaval de Cartones
11:30-Vuelta del Destino
12:00-Buggs Bunny
12:30-Noticias
1:00-Show de la Una
2:00-Documentales
3:30-Dias de Nuestras Vidas
4:00-Latidos de Bourbon Street
5:00-El Hombre del Rifle
6:00-Telenovela
6:30-Noticias
7:00-Telenovela
8:00-Audacia es el Juego
9:30-Mi Mujer es Hechicera
10:00-Noticias
10:30-77 Sunset Strip



VIERNES
11:15-Carnaval de Cartones
ll:30-Vuelta del Destino
12:00--Buggs Bunny
12:30-Noticias
1:00-Show de la Una
2:00-Documentales
3:30-Dias de Nuestras Vidas
4:00-Latidos de Bourbon Street
5:00-El Hombre del Rifle
5:30-Superman
6:00-Telenovela
6:30-Notieias
7:00-Telenovela
7:30-E1 Cafe Squirt
8:00-Lancer
9:00-Reto al Mal
9:30-E1 Show de Jos6 Feliciano
10:00-Noticias
10:30-77 Sunset Strip



SABADO
10:00-Conozca el Mundo
11:00-Carnaval de Cartones
11:30-El Pljaro Carpintero
12:00-Los Tres Chiflados
12:30-Noticias
1:00-De Muier a Mujer
2:00-Reprise de la Novela de las 7
4:00-Deportes en TV-2
6:00-Mis Adorables Sobrinos
6:30-Noticias
7:00-Tierra de Gigantes
8:00-Mannix
9:00-Viaje a las Estrellas
10:00-Noticias
10:30-Cine Sabado


Gente en la Noticia


Lionel Oliver Whittaker es oficinista mecan6grafo en
Sla Oficina de Tiempo de la Divisi6n de Terminales, en
el area de los Muelles de Crist6bal. Hombre todavia
joven, pues esta en los 37 afios, tiene ya m~s de 17
afios de servicio al Canal de Panami, habiendo empe-
zado a trabajar en esta organization el 18 de marzo
de 1952. Naci6 en la antigua poblacion de Silver City,
hoy Rainbow City, done hizo sus primeros studios.
Se gradu6 en 1951 en la Escuela Secundaria Vocacio-
nal que existia en ese entonces en su poblaci6n natal.
Ha trabajado siempre con el Canal de Panama. En la
ac(ualidad, reside en la ciudad de Col6n, en uni6n de
su esposa, Sra. Lucila Paul de Whittaker, con la que
contrajo matrimonio el 31 de marzo de 1959. Tienen
cuatro hijos: Danilo Patricio, de 10 arios, y Ronaldo
Eduardo, de 9, que cursan su primaria en la Escuela
Porfirio Mel6ndez de Col6n; Emilio Enrique, de 7 afios,
que asiste a una escuela privada, y la consentida de la
casa, Dalis Jacinta, que apenas tiene 2 aios. Whittaker
es miembro de la Junta Directiva de la Cooperativa
Federal de Crddito de Crist6bal; es adenmis, Repre-
sentante de la Divisi6n de Terminales en la Junta de
Seguro Colectivo de los empleados del Canal de Pana-
ma. En sus moments libres, le encanta ir al cine, pero
preficre las peliculas del Oeste. Le gusta viajar por el
interior de la Rep6blica y desea conocer todo el terri-
torio national. Dice: "uno debe conocer las bellezas
de la tierra que le vio nacer para poder contarle a los
demus. Y nosotros tenemos muchas bellezas naturales
en Panami". Whittaker visit la ciudad de Nueva York
el aiio pasado y qued6 muy impresionado. Su comen-
tario: "Ver Nueva York es conocer el mundo". Su
mayor deseo es tener su casa propia.


iHumor!


P W&uam de Emenktoi


Septiembre 15-Independencia de
Nicaragua y Costa Rica (1821).


Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras,


Septiembre 16-Independencia de la Reptiblica Mexicana. Ese dia del afio
1810, el Padre Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla dio el famoso Grito de Dolo-
res que fue el inicio de la Guerra de Independencia y hoy se celebra
como el Dia de la Independencia de M6xico.
Septiembre 18-20-Tiene lugar la Feria Regional de Bocas del Toro. Se
celebra en un pintoresco istmo de la Isla de Bocas del Toro, en las afue-
ras de la ciudad del mismo nombre, capital de la Provincia de Bocas
del Toro. Esta feria, a pesar de que a ella s6lo se puede concurrir por
mar o por aire, atrae gran cantidad te visitantes por las bellezas natu-
rales que hay en la region.
Septiembre 23-27-Festival de la Mejorana en Guarard, a 174 millas al
suroeste de la ciudad de Panama. Guarar6 es una pintoresca poblaci6n,
situada en el coraz6n de la Peninsula de Azuero, donde se guardian con
mas carifio las tradiciones folkl6ricas de PanamA. Alli naci6 el Dr.
Manuel Fernando ZArate, reconocido como el mayor cultor del folklore
panamefio y quien fue el iniciador de este festival, donde se rinde culto
a los cantos y bailes tipicos de PanamA. Este afio se celebra el Festival
de la Mejorana por unddcima vez consecutive.
Septiembre 29-Dia de San Miguel. El 29 de septiembre de 1513, desde
una montafia del Dari6n, descubri6 Vasco Nuiiez de Balboa el Oc6ano
Pacifico.



MANEJE SIEMPRE CON CUIDADO


El Pequeno Teatro de


Cristobal Presenta


Una Jocosa Comedia

El Pequefio Teatro de Crist6bal
anuncia que las pruebas para "Ro-
manoff and Juliet" han sido pro-
gramadas para el period del 15
y el 16 de septiembre en el YMCA
de Crist6bal, y el 17, 18 y 19 en el
local del Pequefio Teatro a las 7:30
p.m. Se necesita un elenco de 13,
nueve hombres y cuatro mujeres,
en esta comedia. Para mayor infor-
macion puede Ilamarse a Trevor
Simons al tel6fono Crist6bal 2530.
Actualmente, el Pequefio Teatro
de Crist6bal esta en los ensayos
para "The Owl and the Pussycat"
(La Lechuza y el Gatito), que sera
producida a fines de septiembre.


PANAMA 1970


XI

Jnegos Deportivos
Centrosmerianos
ydel Caribe.


En Su Pantalla


PARAISO SANTA CRUZ RAINBOW CITY
Mister Moses (AY) y 10:00 p.m.
Viernes 12- _CERRADO Follow That Dream (AYC) Black Zoo (AY)
Mister Moses (AY) y Fantastic Voyage (AY) y
SAbado 13__ Follow That Dream (AYC) CERRADO Broken Arrow (AYC)
How To Save Your Marriage And
Domingo 14_ Ruin Your Life (A) The Battle Of Anzio (A) Shoes Of The Fisherman (AYC)
How To Save Your Marriage And How To Murder Your Wife (A) y
Lunes 15___ Ruin Your Life (A) Duel At Diablo (A) Shoes Of The Fisherman (AYC)
The Bridge At The River
Martes 16_ _CERRADO Kwai (AY) The Bride Wore Black (A)
HIow To Murder Your Wife (A) y
Mi6rcoles 17Duel At Diablo (A) Diary Of A Madman (AY) CERRADO
uve 1 The Bridge At The River
Juevees 18 Kwai AY) TCERRADO In The Heat Of The Heat (A)
Tarzan's Peril (AYC) y 10:00 p.m.
Viernes 19 _CERRADO Day Of The Evil Gun (AY) Curse Of The Fly (AY)
GUIA DEL CINE: A, Adultos; Y, J6venes de 12 a 16; C, Niiios de 8 a 12.


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Pagina 2


SPILLWAY
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namii. Se autoriza la reproducci6n ya
fuere verbal o escrita de cualquier cr6-
nica o noticia aqui aparecida, sin
necesidad de solicitud express.
W. P. LEBER
Gobernador de la Zona del Canal
R. S. HARTLINE
Vicegobernador
FRANK A. BALDWIN
Jefe de la Oficina de Informacidn
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a la oficina del Jefe de Prensa. Dirigir
la correspondencia a PANAMA CANAL
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del Canal.
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empleados del Canal de Panami.
Valor de la subscripci6n para otros
(incluyendo envio por correo) $2.60 al
afio. Los cheques deben hacerse pa-
gaderos al Panama Canal Company y
dirigidos a: SPILLWAY Subscriptions,
Box M, Balboa Heights, Canal Zone.


PROGRAM


DEL CANAL 4

DOMINGO
9:00-Documental
9:15-Fey Alegria
] 0:00-Todo por la Patria
11:00-Ventana del Mundo
12:00-SAlvese Quien Pueda
12:25-Carrousel Intenacional
2:00-Domingo Deportivo
6:00-Una Hora con Lucy y Desi
7:00-Bonanza
8:00-El Santo
9:00-Hawaii Cinco O
10:00-Estreno Sorpresivo

LUNES
11:00-Aventuras
11:30-Episodios
12:00-MAisica y Risas
1:00-Noticias
1:30-La Hora de Corin Tellado
2:00-Nuevo Cine Hogar
3:30-Folklore Nacional
4:00-Robin Hood
4:30-Cataplum
5:00-Novela de la Tarde
5:30--Paginas de la Vida
6:00-Novela
6:30-InstantAneas Sociales
6:40-Noticias
7:30-Aqui Esti Tres Patines
8:00-Lunes de Revlon-
8:30-Su Novela Favorita
9:00-Micronoticiero y
Conflictos Humanos
9:30-Micronoticiero y Novela
10:00-Mieronoticiero y Enigma
11:00-Dan Raven

MARTES
11:00-Aventuras
11:30-Episodios
12:00-Miisica y Risas
1:00-Noticias
1:30-La Hora de Corin Tellado
2:00-Nuevo Cine Hogar
3:30-E1 Hogar y La Escuela
4:00-Robin Hood
4:30-Cataplum
5:00-Novela de la Tarde
5:30-Paginas de la Vida
6:00-Novela
6:30-Instantiineas Sociales
6:40-Noticias
7:30-Mi Oso y Yo
8:00-La Hora Continental
8:30-Su Novela Favorita
9:00-Micronoticiero y
Conflictos Humanos
9:30-Micronoticiero y Novela
10:00-Micronoticiero y Las Novias
11:00-Dan Raven

MIERCOLES
11:00-Aventuras
11:30-Episodios
12:00-Sorteo de la Loteria
12:15-Mtsica y Risas
1:00-Noticias
1:30-La Hora de Corin Tellado
2:00-Nuevo Cine Hogar
3:30-La Muier Opina
4:00-Robin Hood
4:30-Cataplum
5:00-Novela de la Tarde
5:30--PAginas de lat Vida
6:00-Novela
61:30-InstantAneas Sociales
6:40-Noticias
7:30-Mi Oso y Yo
8:00-C6micos y Canciones
8:30-Su Novela Favorita
9:00-Micronoticiero y
Conflictos Humanos
9:30-Micronoticiero y Novela
10:00-Micronoticiero y
Los Vengadores
11:00-Dan Raven

JUEVES
11:00-Aventuras
11:30-Episodios
12:00-Misica y Risas
1:00-Noticias
1:30-La Hora de Corin Tellado
2:00-Nuevo Cine Hogar
3:30-Consejos Para la Salud
4:00-Robin Hood
4:30-Cataplum
5:00-Novela de la Tarde
5:30-Paiginas de la Vida
6:00-Novela
6:30-Instantineas Sociales
6:40-Noticias
7:30-Aqui Estti Tres Patines
8:00-Jueves Estelares
8:30-Su Novela Favorita
9):00-oMicronoticiero y
Conflicts Humanos
9:30-Micronoticiero y Novela
10:00-Micronoticiero y Jim West
11:00-Dan Raven

VIERNES
11:00-Aventuras
11:30-Episodios
12:00--Misica y Risas
1:00-Noticias
1:30-La Hora de Corin Tellado
2:00-Nuevo Cine Hogar
4:00-Robin Hood
4:30-Cataplum
5:00-Novela de la Tarde
5:30-P;iginas de la Vida
6:00-Novela
6:30-Instantaneas Sociales
6:40-lO oticias
7:30-Daktari
8:30-Su Novela Favorita
9:00-M icronoticiero y
Conflictos Humanos
9:30-Mieronoticiero y Novela
10:00-Micronoticiero y La Ley del
Rev6lver
11:00-La lora Cero

SABADO
11:30-Colorin Colorao
12:00-Mi Oso y Yo
12:30-11eroes de Hogan
1:00-Noticias
1:30-El Show de Archie
2:(0-Victor Martinez Blanco
4:00-Largo Metraje
5:30-Esa Chica
6:00-Dos Tontos en Apuros
6:40-Noticias
7:30-S:ibados de Orange Crush
8:00-A Petici6n Suya
9:00-Viaje al Fondo del Mar
10:00-Superproducciones del Sabado


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Septiembre 12, 1969


SPILLWAY DEL CANAL DE PANAMA


El Dr. Frank A. Castles, Superintendente de la Divi-
sion de Escuelas aparece al centro, rodeado de funcio-
narios de las escuelas latinoamericanas y de los alumnos


En Mercadeo Reciben


Trofeo por Seguridad


El Ramo de Mercadeo de la Di-
visi6n de Abastos, de la Direcci6n
de Abastos y Servicios Comunales,
ha trabajado desde el 26 de julio
de 1968 al 16 de julio de 1969, un
total de 2.582.590 horas-hombre,
sin tener una sola lesi6n causante
de incapacidad.
Faltando unos 10 dias para com-
pletar el afio, esa marca constituy6
un nuevo record para el Ramo de
Mercadeo. Desde que fue estable-
cido, el Ramo de Mercadeo ha labo-
rado por mAs de 1 mill6n de horas-
hombre sin lesi6n causante de inca-
pacidad en tres ocasiones diferentes:
del 17 de mayo al 6 de noviembre
de 1966; del 18 de marzo al 23 de
septiembre de 1967; y del 16 de
octubre de 1967 al 27 de marzo
de 1968.
Para conmemorar la nueva marca,
de 2.582.590 horas-hombre sin
lesi6n causante de incapacidad,
Lester A. Ferguson, Director de
Abastos y Servicios Comunales, en-
treg6 una placa de honor por segu-
ridad a Norman V. Davison, super-
intendente del Ramo de Mercadeo,
el 29 de agosto, en una ceremonia
que tuvo lugar en el Teatro de
Balboa. En la ceremonia estuvieron
presents Paul Ficzeri, Jefe Interino
del Ramo de Seguridad; Raymond
P. Laverty, Gerente General de la
Division de Abastos, y los gerentes
de las inidades del Ramo de Mer-
cadeo, tanto del Distrito Sur como
del Distrito Norte.
Al recibir la placa, Davison ex-
pres6 su orgullo y la gratitud que
siente hacia los gerentes que re-


ory Vegur


"LPor qu6 tanta furia? jEs que no to
gusaon?"


presentaban a los 1.469 empleados
del Ramo que acumularon ese n6-
mero record de horas-hombre sin
lesi6n causante de incapacidad.
Alab6 el trabajo de los Comitis de
Trabajadores Seguros de las dife-
rentes unidades y lo concienzudo
del program de instrucci6n en
seguridad que se le imparte a todos
los empleados nuevos o trasladados.
La placa de honor, montada en
un marco, sera llevada a todas las
unidades del Ramo de Mercadeo
para que la vean todos los emplea-
dos, antes de regresarla a su puesto
permanent, fuera de la oficina del
superintendent del Ramo de Mer-
cadeo, en el Edificio 28 de Balboa,
donde estAn las oficinas del Gerente
General de la Divisi6n de Abastos.


que resultaron ganadores en el concurso de declama-
ci6n que tuvo lugar en el Gimnasio de Paraiso el pasado
22 de agosto en la noche.


Finaliza Hoy el

Espectdculo en el

Colegio Javier

Un novedoso concurso de "Muie-
cas con Trajes Tipicos" ha sido
organizado por la Caravana de Asis-
tencia Social para los estudiantes
que asistan al gran espectAculo "Un
Viaje de Luna de Miel Alrededor
del Mundo" que terminal hoy en el
Auditorio del Colegio Javier en la
ciudad de Panamn.
El espectAculo, que se inici6 ano-
che, es a beneficio de las escuelas
de Tocumen y Los Lotes, en las
cercanias de Pacora.
La Caravana de Asistencia Social,
que ha estado Ilevando a cabo obras
de beneficencia en la RepAblica de
PanamA, esti integrada por damas
panamefias, del Cuerpo DiplomA-
tico y Consular, y esposas de altos
funcionarios de la Zona del Canal.


El pasado domingo 7 de sep-
tiembre, la Oficina Central de In-
formaci6n y el Comit6 de Coordi-
naci6n de Relaciones P6blicas del
Estado ofrecieron un paseo cam-
pestre en honor de los funcionarios
de Informaci6n y Relaciones P6bli-
cas del Canal de PanamA, de las
Fuerzas Armadas de los Estados
Unidos y del Servicio Informativo
de los Estados Unidos, en el Club
Campestre Las Cumbres.
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El paseo campestre result un fe-
nomenal 6xito y los funcionarios de
la Oficina Central de Informaci6n
y del Comit6 de Coordinaci6n de
Relaciones PAblicas del Estado se
deshicieron en atenciones para con
sus invitados y las numerosas per-
sonas que asistieron desde las 9
le la mafiana hasta avanzadas horas
de la tarde.
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El SPILLWAY DEL CANAL DE PA-
NAMA expresa el agradecimiento de
los funcionarios de relaciones p6bli-
cas del Canal de PanamA para con
los organizadores del paseo cam-
pestre y para con todos los funcio-
narios de relaciones pfblicas del
Gobierno de PanamA.

En esta column vamos a men-
cionar a una persona que ayuda
enormemente en la producci6n del
SPILLWAY. Es Alfonso Beckford, el
mas espigado de todos los emplea-
dos que prestan servicios en el
Ramo de Artes GrAficas del Canal
de PanamA. Siempre complaciente,
Alfonso se encarga de darles el de-
bido terminado a todas las fotogra-
fias que aparecen en este semanario
y en la prensa de PanamA referen-
tes a la gran familiar del Canal.


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Norman B. Davison, Superintendente del Ramo de
Mercadeo de la Direcci6n de Abastos y Servicios Co-
munales, muestra la placa de honor por seguridad que
le fue entregada por Lester A. Ferguson, Director de
Abastos y Servicios Comunales (cuarto de la izquierda,
primera fila), debido a que el Ramo de Mercadeo acu-
mul6 la cantidad record de 2.582.590 horas-hombre sin
lesi6n causante de incapacidad. La ceremonia de entre-
ga tuvo lugar en el teatro de Balboa ante Paul B.
Ficzeri, Jefe Interino del Ramo de Seguridad, altos fun-
cionarios de la Direcci6n y los gerentes de las diferen-
tes unidades del Ramo de Mercadeo. De izquierda a


derecha, primer fila: Jose R. Maravilla, funcionario
de seguridad de la Direcci6n de Abastos y Servicios
Comunales; Raymond P. Laverty, Gerente General de
la Division de Abastos; Norman B. Davison, Lester A.
Ferguson, Paul Ficzeri, A. Houston, G. F. Brawand,
Gerente de la Casa de Huespedes Tivoli y Carmen
Plata. Segunda fila: R. D. Morgan, R. J. Saarinen,
W. W. Nowotny, R. L. Johnston, C. J. Auble, W. D.
Marquard, G. J. Marceau y F. L. Ostrander. Tercera
fila: D. E. Bruce, W. L. Benny, R. J. Luna, E. L. Innis,
J. U. Robinson, Wendell Sasso, Ruthwin Samuels y
J. B. Burgoon.


Otro de los muchachos del Ramo
de Artes GrAficas que cooper en
gran manera con el SPILLWAY es
Fitzgerald Barnes. Es el hombre
que se encarga de los revelados de
fotografia y siempre atiende muy
bien a los que solicitan sus servi-
cios. Muestra de lo much que lo
aprecian sus compafieros son los
diferentes nombres con que lo lla-
man. Unos le dicen "Baldy", otros
lo llaman "Barney", pero nosotros
preferimos llamarlo "Happy", pues
siempre esta con la sonrisa en los
labios, hasta en los moments en
que la cosa se pone color de hor-
miga.

Recientemente cometimos un
error al referiros a los ganadores
del concurso de declamaci6n que
tuvo lugar en Paraiso el 22 de agos-
to. El error consisti6 en que omiti-
mos inadvertidamente mencionar el
nombre de la ganadora del tercer
premio de declamaci6n en prima-
ria. Fue la nifia Loretta Grandison,
que fue muy aplaudida por el gran
sentimiento que le dio a su decla-
maci6n. Aprovechamos esta ocasi6n
para felicitar a sus orgullosos
padres Maurice Grandison y Sra.
Luisa de Grandison.

Y ya que hablamos de errors,
en la iltima COCTELERA dijimos
que Jose Maria Castillo, capataz de
los trabajadores que estan dando
los iltimos toques a las nuevas ins-
talaciones sanitarias del Edificio de
Administraci6n en Balboa Heights,
habia dicho que el trabajo termina-
ria a mediados de mes. Bueno, nos
declar6 que eso no es correct, pues
se espera que se terminen a fines
de mes. Aunque la verdad es que
ya falta muy poco. Y el trabajo que
estin haciendo los muchachos es
de primera.
0 0 0

El pasado fin de semana se ini-
ciaron en las canchas de Bolerama
en la ciudad de PanamA las clasifi-
caciones para los bolicheros civiles
del Canal de PanamA, que en no-
viembre pr6ximo competirAn en las
finales del Torneo Viceroy frente
al equipo military de la Zona del
Canal y el de la Repdblica de Pa-
nama.
Los 10 primeros despues de 10
lines jugadas el sAbado y el do-
mingo son Joe Bugno con 1939,
Ted Melanson 1933, Bud Balcer
1903,Don Rudy 1884, Billy Coffey
1880, Freddy Martinez 1860, Alvin
Hurt 1825, Bill Miller 1818, Bob
Wagonner 1811 v Alden Muller
1792.
Un total de 40 lines seran ju-
gadas para escoger el equipo civil
y en el mes de octubre se celebra-
ran las eliminatorias para el equipo
Sde Panama.

Jorge Luis Mufioz ingres6 al
Canal de Panama como uno de los
favorecidos por el Programa Coope-
rativo de Educaci6n Universitaria.
Trabaj6 durante un tiempo con
nosotros, ahorr6 lo mas que pudo y
se fue a los Estados Unidos donde
complete su educaci6n universitaria.
A su regreso fue nombrado gerente
del Dep6sito de Mobiliario del
Canal. Piensa ingresar a la exten-
sion de la Universidad de La Flo-
rida aqui. EstA muy agradecido de
todos los empleados que trabajan
bajo sus 6rdenes, muy especialmen-
te de Kenneth O. Blackman, ofici-
nista de abastos, quien es, dice
Mufioz, un puntal en el trabajo de
esa dependencia.


PAgina 3








SPILLWAY DEL CANAL DE PANAMA


Septiembre 12, 1969


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Cedefio anotaba 11 por los perdedores. En el otro
partido de la misma fecha el Deportivo James venci6
al Deportivo Frio por 64 a 44, anotando por los ven-
cedores Amulfo Garibaldi 10 puntos y por los perdedo-
res Ricardo Brathwaite y Valencio Thomas 10 puntos
cada uno.


Deportivo Hoyte

Sigue al Frente

En Liga uvenil
ESTADO DE LOS EQUIPOS
LIGA JUVENILE
G P Ptos.
Deportivo Hoyte-__ 4 1 .800
Deportivo Frio__--- 3 2 .600
Deportivo James-.- 3 2 .600
Cerveza Atlas. ---.- 0 5 .000
El Deportivo Hoyte se mantuvo
al comando de la Liga Juvenil de
Baloncesto de Santa Cruz, al veneer
al Deportivo Frio por 56 a 35 el
lunes por la noche en el Gimnasio
de Santa Cruz.
Luis Bryan fue el mayor anota-
dor de los vencedores con 21 pun-
tos, en tanto que Franklyn Small y
Frank Thomas anotaban 12 cada
uno por los perdedores.
En el otro partido el Deportivo
James venci6 al sotanero Cerveza
Atlas por 65 a 43, sobresaliendo por
los vencedores Rolando King con
15 puntos y por los perdedores
Anselmo Amantine con 10.
La Liga Juvenil de Baloncesto
juega de lunes a viernes a partir de
las 7 de la noche en el Gimnasio
de Santa Cruz.


low


El campeonato intercolegial de
volibol de las Escuelas Latinoame-
ricanas de la Zona del Canal con-
tinuari hoy a las 5 p.m. en el Gim-
nasio de la Escuela Secundaria de
Rainbow City con partidos entire los
equipos femeninos y masculinos de
los segundos ciclos de Paraiso y
Rainbow City.
En la filtima jornada, antes de
salir de las cortas vacaciones, Rain-
bow City super a Paraiso en el
partido femenino por 15-13 y
15-11, mientras que en el juego de
los varones triunf6 Rainbow City
por 14-16, 15-13 y 15-11.
Se not6 buena t6cnica de juego
entire los equipos y se observ6 que
Rainbow City emple6 mas acomodo


Empleado del Canal ..
(Viene de la pdgina 1)
que lleg6 la Policia de la Zona del
Canal que complete el rescate.
L6pez narra la experiencia como
lo mis natural y s61o se le nota la
satisfacci6n del deber cumplido.
Manuel Fernando L6pez naci6
en la poblaci6n de Chilibre hace
27 afios. Alli hizo sus studios pri-
marios en la Escuela Tomris Arias
pasando luego a la secundaria en
el Colegio Jos6 Dolores Moscote,
donde s61o pudo Ilegar hasta el
29 afio. "Eramos various hermanos
y yo tuve que empezar a trabajar
para ayudar a la familiar dice para
explicar su decision de dejar los es-
tudios. Afiade "desde entonces tra-
bajo con el Canal de Panaml, aun-
que en la Planta de Abastos Mari-
timos de La Boca empec6 a trabajar
s61o desde el 22 de junior de 1968".
A pesar del corto tiempo que
Ileva de trabajar alli. goza del apre-
cio de sus jefes y de sus compaiie-
ros. L6pez siente enomne agradeci-
miento por su seilora Ang61lica Bo-
nilla de quien dice que ha consti-
tuido su mayor ayuda durante los
afios en que ha vivido con ella.
Tienen cuatro hijos, dos hombres y
dos mujercitas, que van de los 2
a los 7 afios.
Se siente sumamnente satisfecho
de su trabajo con el Canal de Pana-
mia, pues dice que gracias a 61 tiene
su casita propia en Chilibre. Ha-
blando de sus planes para el future
dice que quiere estudiar ingl6s para
desempefiarse mejor en el trabajo y
darle a sus hijos la educaci6n que
61 no pudo conseguir.

La firmeza del carActer no se de-
muestra con los arrebatos violentos,
sino con la paciencia, la tenacidad,
y la consistencia de las convicciones.


Podran Celebrar sus Fiestas


Empleados de Fe Hebrea


El Profesor Santiago Castro, trabajador social de la Direcci6n de Personal,
hizo el saque de honor en el partido de la Liga Juvenil de Baloncesto de
Santa Cruz entire los quintetos Cerveza Atlas y Deportivo Hoyte, que gan6
el segundo con anotaci6n de 70 puntos por 44 el mi6rcoles 3 del corriente
en el Gimnasio de Santa Cruz. A la izquierda esta Anselmo Amantine, del
Cerveza Atlas, y a la derecha Alberto Howard, del Deportivo Hoyte.


Transp. Chilibre Dictaran Repaso Para...


Una political liberal de vacacio-
nes estarnt en efecto dentro de la
empresa del Canal para los emplea-
dos de la fe hebrea que deseen
tomar libres los dias de las gran-
des fiestas hebreas del Afio Nuevo
(Rosh Hashanah) y del Dia de Ex-
piaci6n (Yom Kippur) que se obser-
variAn del 12 al 1.4 y del 21 al 22 de
septiembre, respectivamente.
Estas fiestas marcan el comienzo
del afio 5730 del Calendario Lunar-
Solar Judio y constituyen un perio-
do de introspecci6n y arrepenti-
miento.

Revista Musical...
(Viene de la pdgina 1)
es otra atracci6n del program. Her-
melinda Fuentes, de Pedro Miguel,
es la estrella aqui.
Walter Stoclkdale, un cantante de
baladas, y John Councll, quien se
especializa en milsica del campo,
eneabezan la parte vocal de este
especticulo.
Toda la producci6n ha sido pro-
ducida y dirigida por Fav de Fer-
guson.


Pagina 4


El Deportivo Hoyte venci6 con relative facilidad al
Cerveza Atlas por 70 a 44 en partido de la Liga Juve-
nil de Baloncesto de Santa Cruz celebrado el mi6rcoles
3 del corriente en el Gimnasio de Santa Cruz. El mayor
anotador de este partido fue Femando Stennett con
21 puntos por los vencedores, mientras que TomAs


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HabrA servicios del Rosh Hasha-
nah y del Yorm Kippur en el JWB
de Balboa y serin oficiados por el
Capellan (Mayor) Alan M. Green-
span, del Comando Sur del Ej6rcito
de Estados Unidos, y por Seymour
Barkowitz, ayudante del CapellAn.
El servicio de Sukkos (Fiesta de
los Tabernaculos) se celebrate en la
Capilla del Puesto en Fuerte Ama-
dor, con excepci6n de los servicios
de los dias 28 de septiembre y 5
de octubre, cuando se celebrarAn
en el Club de Oficiales de Fuerte
Clavton.
La Fiesta del Rosh Hashanah
comienza a la caida del sol del 12
de Septiembre y sigue hasta la caida
del sol del dia 14. En el JWB, los
servicios tendran sugarr el 12 de
septiembre a las 7:30 p.m.; el 13
de septiembre a las 9:30 a.m. y a
las 7:30 p.m., y el 14 de septiembre,
a las 9:30 a.m. y a las 4 p.m. La
Fiesta del Yom Kippur comienza a
la caida del sol el 21 de septiem-
bre y sigue hasta la caida del sol
del 22. Se proyecta celebrar un
servicio el 21 de septiembre a las
7 p.m.


(Vie w de la pdgina 1)
sera la coordinadora del curso de
repaso que se dictarn a una mna-
tricula de 20 enfermeras. El curso
esta disponible para las enfenneras
registradas y tambien para aquellas
que han estado inactivas durante 5
ainos o mas. Las enfermeras debe-
nin proporcionar sus cofias, unifor-
mes y medias y zapatos blancos.
Las classes serin dictadas 5 dias
a la semana, de 8:30 a.m. a 3:30
p.m. Las sesiones de la mafiana
consistirtn en repaso te6rico y pues-
ta al dia de los conocimientos y
habilidades en enfermeria. Las se-
siones de la tarde seran una expe-
riencia guiada en el trabajo de las
salas del hospital.
Las enfermeras interesadas en
este curso de repaso deberAn llamar
a la Oficina de Servicios de Enfer-
meria del Hospital Gorgas, telffono
Balboa 6445 y hacer una cita para
ser entrevistadas.


Asegurb Primera

Vuelta en S. Cruz
ESTADO DE LOS EQUIPOS
LIGA MAYOR


G P Ptos.
6 2 .750
4 4 .500
3 5 .375
3 5 .375


Transporte Chilibre.
Deportivo Webster-
Club 77__-- _---
Soda Fanta_____ --


__


El quinteto Transporte Chilibre
se asegur6 la primera vuelta de la
Liga Mayor de Baloncesto Mascu-
lino de Santa Cruz, al veneer el
jueves 4 de este mes a Soda Fanta
por 66 a 54 en el Gimnasio de Santa
Cruz.
El mayor anotador de los vence-
dores fue Enrique Savory con 21
puntos y el de los perdedores Luis
PBrez, hijo del famoso canastero pa-
namefio international del mismo
nombre, con 23 puntos.


Rainbow City Supera

En Volibol a Paraiso


en el juego y eso le dio el triunfo.
Los jueces de los partidos fueron
John West v David Salamin.
Las damas han dividido honors
hasta ahora con una victoria para
cada equipo, en tanto que los varo-
nes de Rainbow City han ganado
los dos partidos celebrados con
Paraiso.


Perdio S. Cruz

Con Chilibre en

Futbol por 4-2
El onceno Canada Dry, de Chi-
libre, venci6 al de Santa Cruz por
4 goles a 2, en un partido ainistoso
de balompi6 celebrado en la can-
cha de Santa Cruz el domingo por
la mariana.
Este fue un partido de la liga
infantil de fftbol, para muchachos
de 12 anios de edad.
El professor Emesto Serracin di-
rigi6 a los chilibrefios, en tanto que
el recreacionista Joseph French di-
rigi6 a los de Santa Cruz.


Todo Moderno en

Te Modern en

San Albano-el 28
La Escuela Metodista Dominical
de Paraiso esta muy active haciendo
grandes preparativos para su gran
presentaci6n del afio, un "T6 Mo-
derno", con el objeto de recaudar
fondos para la construcci6n de una
nueva iglesia.
Habra muchas sorpresas para el
pilblico que asista a este T6 Moder-
no (A Mod Tea). El event tendrA
lugar el domingo 28 de este mes,
a partir de las 4 p.m. en la Parro-
quia de San Albano.
Ademas del t6 que senr servido
en la manera mias modern, este en-
tretenimniento modern incluirA va-
rios artists modernos, mnisica por
un Combo modern, y como atrac-
ci6n especial, un desfile de modas
modernas.
Los boletos pueden obtenerse con
cualquier miembro del personal de
la Escuela Dominical, o llamando
a Paraiso 603, 303 o en Panamni al
25-9133.


El Gobernador Leber. ..
(Viene de la pdgina 1)
Les en los que se ihan visto envueltos
adolescents que desembarcaban del
Crist6bal, quienes han sido deteni-
dos por las autoridades de aduana
de Eslados Unidos por tener mari-
huana en su poder. Tres adoles-
centes han sido arrestados en puer-
tos de entrada a los Estados Unidos
y acusados de violar las leyes de
aduanas y narc6ticos de los Estados
Unidos.

TENGA CUIDADO
Los niflos que entran y salen co-
rriendo de la escuela no siempre es-
tin conscientes del peligro al cruzar
las calls. Los automovilistas deben
manejar cuidadosamente en areas
escolares y observer a los nifios.



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Canal de Panama a mas tardar
el lunes por la tarde de la se-
mana de publicaci6n. Solamen-
te el material urgente puede ser
recibido y procesado para ser
usado la misma semana a mis
tardar el martes al mediodia.
Envie el material al PANAMA
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