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: November 7, 1969
Frequency: biweekly[jan. 6, 1984-1999]
weekly[ former -dec. 23, 1983]
biweekly
regular
 Subjects
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: VID00742
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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THEPA NAMA CANAL Gift ofrthe Panama Canal Museum




Vo VIII, No. 21 More Than 55 Years of Service to World CANALommerce Friday, November 7, 1969




Vol. VIII, No. 21 More Than 55 Years of Service to World Commerce Friday, November 7, 1969


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JODY SWEARINGEN surfaces at the Los Rios swimming pool with "B"
badge in hand. Aged 3' years, Jody is one of the youngest swimmers
to receive the American Red Cross beginner's badge in the Canal Zone.
To earn a "B" badge, a child must be able to complete two 50-yard laps
of the pool free style, then after a one minute rest he must complete two
more laps, one free style and one backstroke. He also must dive into the
water headfirst and be able to tread water one minute. Jody is the son of
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Swearingen, of Diablo Heights. John Cowan, life-
guard at Los Rios, taught Jody to swim.



Sales of Cyclamate Items


To Halt in CZ. Stores


The sale of beverages, foods, and
drugs containing cyclamate as an
artificial sweetener will be phased
out in retail stores, commissaries,
and post exchanges in the Canal
Zone.
Because of the possibility of the
development of bladder tumors
associated with the consuming of
an excessive amount of cyclamate,
it is necessary that all items con-
taining this substance be removed
from the market, health officials
stated.
The Joint Medical Advisory Com-
mittee of the Canal Zone, which is
made up of the Health Director of
the Canal Zone, the Surgeon
USARSO, Surgeon USAFSO, and
Surgeon USNAVSO, agree with
the Food and Drug Administration
that food and beverages containing
this artificial sweetener are poten-
tially dangerous to the health of
the Canal Zone population.
A halt has been called to the
production of all food and drinks
containing cyclamate following stu-


dies on animals made by Abbott
Laboratories and reported to the
Food and Drug Administration.
A review of these studies and of
the underlying data by experts in
the National Cancer Institute and
other consultants shows that this
artificial sweetener can no longer
be considered generally safe for
use in food and drink.
After January 1, 1970, no bever-
ages containing cyclamate will be
offered for sale in the Canal Zone,
and the selling of foods containing
this substance will cease on Feb-
ruary 1. Drugs containing cycla-
mate for non-therapeutic use will
be withdrawn by July 1.
Dietary foods intended for dia-
betics and other patients will be
labeled to show that a potentially
dangerous drug has been used as
a sweetener or another artificial
sweetener will be substituted. Phy-
sicians will continue to prescribe
cyclamate for their patients when
in their judgment this substance is
needed to treat a specific disease
condition.


Grass Is No Place


For Boats, Cars


Occupants of Canal Zone quar-
ters are reminded that parking of
boats, trailers, or cars on lawns is
not permitted and that anyone
having a parking problem should
call the Housing Office for
assistance.
The Housing Office will handle
each case individually and help
residents work out a solution to
their particular problem. Personally
financed concrete parking pads or
shelters are one solution to the
parking problem, but before con-
struction is begun written ap-
proval from the Housing Office
is necessary.
Anyone seeking permission to
build any type of parking space
should submit a letter to the Hous-


ing Office outlining the plans and
should include a sketch of the
planned construction.
The location of such parking
facilities will be controlled from
the standpoint of appearance, in-
(Continued on p. 4)


Shop Early
Balboa Supermarket customers
should shop early on November 21
and 26, the nights when the Army-
Navy-Air Force "Iguana Bowl"
and "Turkey Bowl" football games
will be played, to help prevent con-
gestion in the Balboa parking lots.
Football fans are urged to use
the parking lots along Roosevelt
Avenue.


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Bolts Are Being Replaced


Doctors Urge

Immunization

Against Polio
A recent outbreak of polio in
young children in Costa Rica has
prompted the Panama Canal Health
Bureau to urge parents to check
whether or not their children have
had the complete oral polio immu-
nization series.
Health officials said this is im-
portant due to the close proximity
of Costa Rica to Panama. It was
presumed that the Costa Rican
children had not been immunized.
Poliomyelitis vaccine of the oral
(Sabin) type is available at the
various Canal Zone Community
Health Centers during regular
working hours.


Special Leave

Is Approved

Panama Canal employees will
be given 3 days leave with pay in
case of the death of an immediate
relative who dies while a member
of the Armed Forces in a combat
zone.
Gov. W. P. Leber has authorized
the administrative leave which will
not be subtracted from the em-
ployees leave balance.
Employees will be granted the
time off to make arrangements for,
or to attend the funeral or me-
morial services of a relative who
died as a result of a wound, disease,
or injury.
The term "immediate relative"
is defined as the employee's spouse.
parent, children, brother or sister,
and "any individual related by
blood or affinity whose close asso-
ciation with the deceased was such
as to have been equivalent of a
family relationship," according to
the Personnel Bureau.
To take the 3 days leave, an em-
ployee must make a request to his
bureau director.


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Marco P. Molinares, structural iron
worker for the Maintenance Divi-
sion, removes one of the thousands
of button head bolts that are being
replaced by newer ones that will
be flush with the road surface.

IF YOU HAVE LOTS OF
TRASH. DON'T HESITATE!
FOR EXTRA CANS PLEASE
CALL BALBOA 1308
OR BALBOA 2976


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MRS. ANNIE LAURIE CISNEROS, library aide, displays one of the
paintings by the late Victor Clarke, well-known English artist and illustra-
tor, which are now on display at the Canal Zone Library-Museum. The
watercolors are from the collection of his daughter, Mrs. David C.
Mcllhenny of Coco Solo, except for one which was loaned to the museum
by Miss Olive Brooks, retired Panama Canal employee. Clarke painted
the Panama scenes while visiting his daughter in the Canal Zone in 1956.
The paintings will be on display through December 1.


o* Bridge

of the existing button head bolts or
cap screws in the connecting ex-
pansion joints and replacing them
with countersunk screw type bolts.
These new bolts are flush with the
road surface and will require less
maintenance since the original cap
screws were being broken up by
the passage of heavy trucks and
similar equipment. The motorist
will get an easier ride too.
The replacement takes time and
the men engaged in the project
remove and replace about 30 bolts
each day. Approximately half of
one lane already is completed. It
is estimated that it will take another
year before all the bolts are re-
placed.


In Roadway 4

Thatcher Ferry Bridge is being
rebolted-the roadway that is.
Just because thousands of broken
cap screw type bolts must be re-
placed in the plates connecting the
expansion joints in the roadway,
does not mean that the well-known
bridge across the Canal is falling
down.
On the contrary, the work, like
painting, is part of a regular main-
tenance program and this particular
work was recommended by builders
Sverdrup & Parcel and Associates,
Inc., following a routine engineer-
ing inspection.
Maintenance Division forces are
doing the job on a continuing basis
by working in one traffic lane at a
time and leaving the roadway clear
during holidays and weekends
when traffic across the bridge is
heavy.
It consists of removing thousands

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Veterans Day

To Be Observed
Veterans organizations in the
Canal Zone are completing plans
for the observance of Veterans Day
on November 11. A parade and
ceremonies are planned for the
Pacific side in Balboa. Special
ceremonies are also planned for the
Atlantic side:
The day's activities at Balboa will
begin with a parade led by Grand
Parade Marshal Rear Adm. Charles
D. Nace Commander, United
States Naval Forces Southern Com-
mand, which will start from the
vicinity of the Printing Plant, La
Boca, at 10 a.m. The parade route
will be down La Boca Road onto
Balboa Road, turning left near the
Chase Bank and continuing along
Balboa Road to the Roosevelt Ave-
nue intersection near the Retail
Store Annex. There, the parade will
turn right onto Roosevelt Avenue
and enter the Balboa Stadium
through the north gate. Upon
entering the stadium, the parade
elements will pass in review and
assemble on the field for ceremo-
nies which will start about 10:25
a.m.
Units from the Canal Zone and
Panama will be participating in
this year's parade, including the
Panama Firemen's (Cuerpo de
Bomberos) and the Guardia Nacio-
nal Bands.
Guest speaker at the ceremonies
will be admiral Nace. Father Ed-
ward J. Melvin, C.M., will offer
the invocation and will read the
Roll Call of Deceased Veterans,
and the Reverend Charles E. Car-
ter will offer the benediction.
On the Atlantic side, ceremonies
will be held at the Mount Hope
Cemetery at 10 a.m.


LICENSE PLATE
FORMS A AVAILABLE
Vehicle registration applications
for 1970 are now available at Canal
Zone gas and police stations and
at the License Section in the Civil
Affairs Building.
Car and motorcycle owners who
wish a license plate with a low
number must have their 1970 ap-
plications at the License Section
before the drawing for low tag
numbers which will be held No-
vember 14, at 9 a.m.


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THE PANAMA CANAL SPILLWAY


November 7, 1969


S r I THE BARD OF WESTCHESTER


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ON THE EVE of his retirement after more than 30
years with the Grace Line, Capt. George Didriksen,
senior captain with the line and master of the SS "Santa
Lucia," receives an honorary Panama Canal marine
license from Capt. A. L. Gallin, USN, Panama Canal
Marine Director. The ceremony took place on the
bridge of the "Santa Lucia" when it was in port in
Balboa recently. Others present at the ceremony are,
left to right: Capt. Arthur L. Logan, senior assistant


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At The Movies
SWeek Beginning Saturday, November 8, 1969


BALBOA (Air Conditioned)
Sat.-Sun., 2:30, 6:15, 8:05 p.m.-Mon.,
7:30 p.m.-The Chairman (AY)
Tues., 2:30, 6:15, 8:15, p.m.-Wed.,
7:30 p.m.-Blackbeard's Ghost (AYC)
Thurs., 7:30 p.m.-The Brotherhood (A)
Fri., 6:30, 8:10 p.m.-Arizona
Bushwackers (AYC)
DIABLO HEIGHTS *
Sat.-Kona Coast (A)
Sunday Matinee, 2:00 p.m. (T-139
mins.)-Deep In My Heart (AYC)
Sun.-Mon.-Those Daring Young Men
In Their Jaunty Jalopies (AYC)
Tues., 2:00, 7:00 p.m.-None But The
Brave (AY)
Wed.-Home From The Hill (A)
Thurs.-The Prime Of Miss Jean
Brodie (A)
Fri.-Mission Mars (AYC)
Friday Owl Show, 10 p.m.-The
Fly (AY)
GAMBOA
Sat., 8:15 p.m.-Project X (AY)
Sun.-In Cold Blood (A)
Tues.-Those Daring Young Men In
Their Jaunty Jalopies (AYC)
Wed.-The Prime Of Miss Jean
Brodie (A)
Fri.-None But The Brave (AY)
Friday Owl Show, 10:00 p.m.-Panic
In The Year Zero (A)
COCO SOLO (Air Conditioned)
Sat., 7:00 p.m.-Sun., 2:00, 7:00 p.m.-
Ice Station Zebra (AYC)
M'on.-Biggest Bundle Of Them All (A)
Tues., 2:00, 7:00 p.m.-Jungle Book
(AYC)
Wed.-Thurs.-Death Of A Gunfighter
(A)
Fri.-The Wings Of Eagles (AYC)
MARGARITA *
Sat.-Manchurian Candidate (A)
Sunday Matinee, 2:00 p.m. (T--110
mins.)-High Wind In Jamaica (AY)
Sun.-Mon.-How Sweet It Is (A)
Tues.. 2:00, 7:00 p.m.-Imitation
General (AY)
Wed.-Impasse (A)
Thurs.-Will Penny (AY)
Fri.-Project X (AY)
Friday Owl Show, 10:00 p.m.-The
Hook (AY)
GATUN
Sat.-Valley Of Gwangi (AYC)
Sunday Matinee, 2:00 p.m. (T-75
mins.)-Back Door To Hell (AY)
Sun.-Guess Who's Coming To Dinner
(AY)
Tues.-Kona Coast (A)
Thurs.-Impasse (A)
Fri.-Imitation General (AYC)



Special Matinees
(R), AYC or as Listed ***
Saturday, November 8, 1969
BALBOA
10:00 a.m.
The Big Mouth-Jerry Lewis: The chase
is on as Jerry collides with police and
crooks. (SIT.) (Color.)
T--114 mins.
DIABLO HEIGHTS
2:00 p.m.
Prince Valiant-James Mason: Excitingly
recreated from the world-famous serial
for the screen. (Technicolor.)
T-106 mins.
GAMBOA
6:15 p.m.
Disorderly Orderly-Jerry Lewis: A bung-
ling hospital orderly becomes enmeshed
in rib-tickling situations. T-96 mins.


Port Captain in Balboa; Capt. E. B. Rainier, Port Cap-
tain in Cristobal; Captain Didriksen; Captain Gallin;
George Petkidis, Panama Agencies Co., steamship
agent; and Capt. Andrew Stohrer, Port Captain in
Balboa. A native of Norway, Captain Didriksen
became a citizen of the United States in 1930 and
joined the Grace Line in 1937. During his career, he
has made more than 200 transits of the Panama Canal
in command of Grace Line vessels.


BLOOD BANK

HONOR ROLL
GORGAS HOSPITAL
ENGINEERING AND
CONSTRUCTION BUREAU
Walter Hirsch
Rogelio A. Kuott
J. Douglas Lord
Lucio James Miller
Clevlan A. Small
Michael F. Ryan
Taylor Spurlock
Henry A. Tooke
Federico A. Valencia
OFFICE OF THE
COMPTROLLER
William B. Lloyd
MARINE BUREAU
Walter A. Dryja
William H-. Henderson
Alfred Lowe
A. V. Nygard
Charles P. Williams
Joseph R. Ypteha
SUPPLY AND COMMUNITY
SERVICE BUREAU
Santiago Griffin
John A. Hunt
Willy W. Nowotny
Rosa L. Pinz6n
TRANSPORTATION AND
TERMINALS BUREAU
Miguel A. Ayala
Keith Evans Green
Philip A. Hale, Jr.
CIVIL AFFAIRS BUREAU
Raymond George
Robert Lawyer
PERSONNEL BUREAU
Lloyd D. Murphy
OTHER
Sister Anne Carson


RECEIVES DEGREE
Carlos A. Stennett of Paraiso, has
received a bachelor of arts degree
in Psychology from Florida State
University at Tallahassee, Fla.,
where he also completed minors in
sociology and criminology.
A graduate of Bolivar Institute
in Panama City, Stennett studied
on a scholarship granted by Florida
State University at Albrook AFB,
and supervised by the Institute for
the Formation and Utilization of
Human Resources.
His plans include a 2 year assist-
antship in the department of Urban
and Regional Planning where he
will work on a master of arts in
Social Planning.
He plans to return to Panama on
completion of his studies.


COCO SOLO
2:00 p.m.
Doctor Doolittle-Rex Harrison: A great
musical spectacle . a veterinarian
who talks with animals. (Color.)
T-152 mins.
MARGARITA
2:00 p.m.
Tarzan's Desert Mystery-Johnny Weiss-
muller: Tarzan en route through the
African jungles to obtain flowers used
to cure fever. (SIT.) T-76 mins.
GATUN
2:00 p.m.
Indian Fighter-Kirk Douglas: Courage-
ous hero tries to prevent Indian up-
rising. (Color.) T-90 mins.

*All 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.










ivoli UopicS

SUNDAY BRUNCH
The Tivoli Guest House would
like to extend a special invitation
for you and your family to attend
the Sunday Brunch November 9, at
the Roosevelt Room. Brunch is
served from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The menu will feature: assorted
fruit and juice trays, dollar pan-
cakes, eggs Benedict, German fried
potatoes, grilled sausage links,
grilled bacon, deep fried chicken
livers, assorted dry cereals, buttered
toast, cinnamon toast, jam, jelly,
blueberry muffins, coffee, tea, or
milk. Price is only $1.75 for adults
and children $1.25.

PANAMA NIGHT
iQUE VIVA PANAMA! The
Tivoli Guest House announces that
on November 10, the best in native
Panamanian dishes will be featured
at the weekly buffet. The menu
includes: fried corbina, arroz con
pollo, baked plantain, fried yucca
sticks, tossed salad with dressing,
micha rolls and butter, relish tray,
assorted pastries, beverage.
Call 2-2111 and make reserva-
tions for any one of our three con-
venient seatings: 5:30, 6:30, or 7:30
p.m. Adults, $1.65; children, $1.10.


Former Canal Lawyer


Has Poetry

Every man is a poet at heart. But
Theodore P. Daly, former Panama
Canal Assistant General Counsel,
who is a successful New York
lawyer these days, believes in ac-
tion. He has written a book of verse.
The evidence of his poetic talent,
a slim volume entitled "March
Through Russia and Other Poems"
arrived on the Isthmus recently.
The author, who left the Canal
Zone in 1963 to practice law in
New York, evidently has been
using his leisure time to versify.
Published by Dorrance & Co. of
Philadelphia, the book is identified
on the flyleaf as a collection of
poems with topical themes. Al-
though several of the author's
poems have previously appeared in
print in the United States, this is
his first published book.
"The poems in this volume,


Published

while varying widely in style and
content, are artistically united by
a singleness of purpose and vision.
There is a mature irony and an
intellectual detachment in the
poet's viewpoint which gives them
a timeless universality," the flyleaf
criticism says in part.
A native New Yorker, Daly joined
the General Counsel's staff as
Admiralty Trial Attorney in 1957.
He was promoted to Assistant
General Counsel in 1960 and left
for New York in 1963 to go into
private practice.
He studied law at St. Johns Uni-
versity in Brooklyn and also at
Glasgow University in Scotland. He
served with the Army in Europe
from 1943 to 1946.
He lives with his wife Mary,
and their two children in northern
Westchester County.


PROMOTIONS AND TRANSFERS


ENGINEERING AND
CONSTRUCTION BUREAU
Office of the Director
Pauline L. Blais, Accounting Tech-
nician, Office of the Comptroller,
to Budget and Accounting Ana-
lyst, Office of Director.
Dredging Division
David W. Sullivan, Supervisory
Dispatcher (Floating Equipment)
to Logistic Support Specialist.
Edward J. Russell, Jr., Administra-
tive Assistant to Logistic Sup-
port Specialist.
Leslie A. Hurdle, Wesley H. Cum-
mings, Seaman to Cook (Floating
Plant).
Ernesto Elliott, Learner (Fireman
-Floating Plant) to Fireman
(Floating Plant).
Electrical Division
Thomas L. Zornes, Apprentice
(Central Office Repairman) to
Central Office Repairman.
Maintenance Division
Lloyd A. Perkins, Leader Carpenter
to Lead Foreman Carpenter.
Ferdinand C. Treleaven, Painter
and Varnish Maker to Painter.
Omer R. McVean, Jr., Leader
Cement Finisher to Lead Fore-
man (Public Works-Construc-
tion and Maintenance).

HEALTH BUREAU
Gorgas Hospital
Nicolas D. Bishop, Messenger
(Motor Vehicle Operator), Coco
Solo Hospital, to Medical Aid
(Ambulance), Gorgas Hospital.
Coco Solo Hospital
Henry Keene, Supply Clerk to
Messenger (Motor Vehicle Oper-
ator).
SUPPLY AND COMMUNITY
SERVICE BUREAU
Community Service Division
Raymond M. Murphy, Grounds
Management Officer (Grounds
Supervisor, Northern District), to
Grounds Management Officer (As-
sistant Superintendent, Grounds
Maintenance Branch).
Ernesto Cordovez D., Soil Conser-
vationist (Operations) to Grounds
Management Officer (Grounds
Supervisor, Northern District).
Supply Division
Candida B. Carteret, Clerk-Typist
to Clerk-Stenographer.
Prince A. Bowen, Jr., Utility
Worker to Truckdriver.
MARINE BUREAU
Navigation Division
William G. Toston, Marine Traffic
Controller Assistant to Marine
Traffic Controller (Terminal).
David Aguilar, Clerk-Typist (Ste-
nographer Trainee) to Launch
Dispatcher.


Industrial Division
William J. Brewton, Tool and
Cutter Grinder to Toolmaker.
Leo A. Wilkinson, Apprentice (Ma-
chinist), 4th year, to Machinist
(Marine).
Locks Division
Robert F. Meyers, Apprentice
(Electrician), 4th year, to Elec-
trician.
Arnold South, Lead Foreman
(Operations-Lock Wall) to Tow-
ing Locomotive Operator (Locks).
Ricardo Muir, Stanley P. Carter,
Linehandler to Helper Lock
Operator.
Frederick K. Huddleston, Elmer J.
Moolchan, Welder to Lock Oper-
ator (Iron Worker-Welder).
Ronald G. Meyer, Apprentice (Elec-
trician), 4th year, to Electrician.
Wilford R. Roachford, Gregorio I.
Ara, Leaner (Linehandler), Class
1, to Linehandler.
Michael A. Livingston, Larry G.
Gramlich, Machinist to Lock
Operator (Machinist).
James L. Slover, Electrician to Lock
Operator (Electrician).
Gildo Forcheney, Norman E. Ber-
nard, Valerio Hooker E., Learner
(Linehandler), Class 1, to Line-
handler.
TRANSPORTATION AND
TERMINALS BUREAU
Terminals Division
Armando Rios, Winchman to Leader
(Ship Stevedoring).
OTHERS
Richard J. Bjorneby, Admeasurer,
Navigation Division.
Keith E. Lippincott, Chief Engi-
neer, Towboat, Navigation Divi-
sion.
Lileane Jones, Clerk, Supply Divi-
sion.
Cecil G. Wilmot, Industrial Hygiene
Aid, Division of Preventive Med-
icine.
Angela Rodriguez-Villafane, Clerk-
Typist, Engineering Division.
Egbert E. Davis, Supply Clerk,
Division of Storehouses.














HELP KIDS


CTAVAUVE


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November 7, 1969


THE PANAMA CANAL SPILLWAY


BARGE SERVICE

Safe Operation Around the Clock


Victor Mite, leader seaman, left, and Howard Harrison, foreman, Barge
Service, talk over operations in front of display of safety certificates
Awarded the Barge Service for its outstanding record.




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A rock left on a walkway, uI
one caught up in the heavy doors
at the bottom of a barge are safety
hazards that must be coped with
daily. Handling dynamite, wield-
ing a 16-pound sledge hammer,
or working with heavy cables can
become routine, but Harrison
makes sure that this doesn't happen
to the extent that the men forget
safety practices. As a reminder,
he often gives 5-minute safety
talks on the job or has one of the
leader seaman do it.
The current big project of the


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whict carry 1,000 cubic yards of
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the Dredging Division.
This is done with large barges
which carry 1,000 cubic yards of
dirt per load. After a barge is
loaded at the excavating area in
the Cut, it is brought by tug to
the barge servicing dock in Gam-
boa where it stays until more are
filled and brought down. Then
these barges are joined together
and moved by tug to the dump
area near Barro Colorado, well
out of the Canal channel. After
the barges are emptied, they are
returned to the servicing area


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TU ii o:,,. r,itior, P,',e., on I,,,h-I
aond day, 365 days a year with
three shifts of men working.
Another job done by the Dredg-
ing Division is cleaning up the
high spots that develop in the
Canal channel, especially in the
vicinity of the lock chambers.
In spite of the hazards involved
in the work, the Barge Service has
not had a disabling on the job
accident since December 1958.
Harrison has a perfect safety rec-
ord having never in his 28 years
of Government service sustained
an injury of any kind.


Howard Harrison inspects a 1,000-yard load of dirt dug from Gaillard
Cut during current Cut-widening operations, before it is moved by tug to
the dumping area near Barro Colorado Island.


Safe working methods are constantly stressed in the Barge Service. Renaldo
Fransis, seaman, demonstrates correct procedure as he wields 16-pound
sledge hammer to tighten cables which control gates of the barge. Isiah
McFarlane, seaman, holds the wrench.


Prudencio P6rez, seaman, exercises care as he enters
a barge to remove a rock caught in the gates. A cable
holds the gate open while the skindiver removes
obstacles caught in the gate hinges during dumping
operations. Looking on are, left to right: Victor
Mite, Isiah McFarlane, and Howard Harrison.


Howard Harrison, left, and Edward Russell, safety
officer, Dredging Division, right, discuss an altera-
tion to a piece of equipment that has resulted in
safer working conditions for skindivers working
inside the barges. Here a cotter pin which was fre-
quently misplaced has been replaced by a toggle pin.


New York Hit

Continues At

C.Z. College
An Inspector Calls, an unusual
mystery-fantasy, successfully opened
Wednesday and will run through
Saturday night at the Canal Zone
College.
The play by J. B. Priestley delves
into fantasy and crime, and tells
the story of a defeated and poverty-
stricken girl, and the connection
between her suicide and the activ-
ities of the well-to-do, socially
secure Birling family.
Much more than an ordinary
"whodunit," An Inspector Calls
probes into middle-class society,
morality, and ethics.
The play was a hit in New York
and London with the distinguished
talents of Sir Cedric Hardwicke,
Thomas Mitchell, and Melville
Cooper. Gordon Silverthorne heads
the college cast as Inspector Goole.
Other leading actors are John
Barb and Michael Hoy. The cast
includes Cathy Jestice, Hester
Benner, Edward Lee, and Maritza
Young.
For reservations call 2-1523.

OBSERVATIONS
This country would have a lot
fewer blondes if so many of them
hadn't dyed so young.
0 0 *
Today's dollar is worth less
because today's man won't do as
much for it.


BROWSInG

COLLECTIOn
By Emily J. Price
Chaim Potok has followed his
fine best seller "The Chosen" with
a sequel The Promise. It continues
the careers of Reuven and Danny,
boys in the first book, who are now
young men, one about to become
a Rabbi and one studying psy-
chiatry. This is a readable and in-
volving book which, although not
quite up to "The Chosen," is the
best novel to come along this year.
All the Things We Were by
Louise Tanner is billed as "A scrap-
book of the people, politics, and
popular culture in the tragicomic
years between the Crash and Pearl
Harbor." It is a nostalgic get-
together of the Thirties: the mov-
ies the radio, the funnies, the
songs, fashions, and foolishness.
Surprisingly, readers with long
memories will be reminded of many
present-day fads and protests.
Myra Waldo has compiled 37
cookbooks. She has now written
some good travel guides, too, and
as might be expected she has
plenty of information about the
food specialties in each country.
Her Travel and Motoring Guide to
Europe is thorough and easy to
read.
Rumer Godden has written an
enjoyable novel In This House of
Brede. It is about a successful
London career woman who feels
the call of the religious life and


goes to the monastery at Brede as
a postulant. The characters are
delightful and appealing, the reli-
gious view conservative and clearly
described, and the whole book is
absorbing.
Eric Ambler has long been known
for his exciting stories full of sus-
pense and adventure. Sad to say,
his new one, The Intercom Con-
spiracy, has neither. The plot is
confused and not very exciting
when you puzzle it out, and the
telling of the story is draggy and
dull. Too bad.


Open House

At College
The Canal Zone College will
hold open house Wednesday as a
part of the observance of American
Education Week.
A panel discussion, to be held
at 7 p.m. in Room 204, will be
followed by a question and answer
period. Panel members will be de-
partment chairmen, counselors, and
faculty members who will describe
various programs of instruction and
student activities.
Student guides will be available
to conduct tours of the college
campus following the discussion.
The public is invited and classroom
visitors will be welcome during all
class periods.


Canal Pilot

Commended
Capt. J. C. Nelson, master of the
SS Steel, has commended Canal
Pilot Leonard E. Bell on the effi-
cient handling of his ship when it
suffered power loss while transit-
ing the Canal.
In a letter to Marine Director
A. L. Gallin, Captain Nelson stated:
"I would like to commend Pilot
Capt. Leonard Bell for his magnifi-
cent handling of our vessel through
the Canal on October 4. As you
are no doubt aware, we suffered
power loss and required towing
assistance. Captain Bell responded
to events in a highly professional
manner and conducted the vessel
with admirable skill and com-
petence. I feel that Captain Bell
epitomized the professional capab-
ilities of the Panama Canal Pilots
organization."


Charity Card Party
The sixth annual Charity Card
Party of the Coco Solo Lions' Club
will be held Monday at the Fort
Davis NCO Open Mess, at 7 p.m.
Panama City and Colon mer-
chants have donated a number of
prizes and winners need not be
present to win the main door
prizes. These include round trip
airline tickets to Bogota, Colombia;
San Jose, Costa Rica; and a linen
tablecloth.
Tickets are available from mem-
bers of the Lions' Club or at the
door the night of the card party.


UNITED FUND

PALM BOWL

SET NOV. 14
The Canal Zone Green Devils,
the interscholastic champions, will
meet the all star selections from
Cristobal and Balboa high schools,
November 14 in the United Fund
Palm Bowl football game. Kick-off
time is 7 p.m.
Tickets for the game will go on
sale Monday at the physical edu-
cation office in the Civil Affairs
Building, the offices of the Curundu
Junior High School, Balboa High
School, Canal Zone College, Cristo-
bal High School and in the Rotun-
da of the Administration Building.
Reserved ticket sales will con-
tinue at listed locations until noon,
November 12. General admission
tickets will be available until Fri-
day noon on the day of the game.
Tickets will be on sale at the Bal-
boa ticket office starting at 5:30
p.m. on the day of the game.
Half-time ceremonies will be
under the direction of Victor Herr,
supervisor of music, U.S. schools.
The combined bands and cheer
leaders of the two high schools
will furnish music and color during
the game and at half-time.


INVENTORY CLOSINGS
Storehouse sections "B" in Bal-
boa and "X" in Cristobal will be
closed for inventory all day Novem-
ber 12 and December 1.


Page 3


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THE PANAMA CANAL SPILLWAY


November 7, 1969


American Education Week


Bright smiling faces of first grade students at Diablo
Elementary School reflect the importance of a sound
education. The vital role being played by public edu-
cation is emphasized by the observance of American
Education Week, November 9-15. The week is being
sponsored by the National Education Association, the
American Legion, the National Congress of Parents


and Teachers, and the U.S. Office of Education. Three
of the happy faces belong to, from left, Kenneth Pitts,
Donna Darley and Danny Smith. Parents and others
are invited to visit various Canal Zone schools during
the week and become better acquainted with the
schools' programs. A visitation schedule for both U.S.
and Latin American schools was announced earlier.


~;3~.'.Jp. ~~~OIJ)~)~)


He has been active with the Girl
Scouts and the Teenage Club in
Gamboa, both sponsored by the
Gamboa Golf Club members. He
is a member of Elks Lodge No.
1414 of Balboa and is a member
of the Shrine Abou Saad Temple
in Balboa.


40$m


Education Week Is Featured


At C.Z. Library-Museum


The Canal Zone Library-Muse-
um is currently featuring a display
which is part of the Canal Zone


pared by a committee of Balboa
Elementary School students under
the direction of Michael Decine,


elementary schools' observance of sixth grade teai
National Education Week, Novem- Selected viss
ber 9-15. exhibit include
The display, which depicts the studies report,
wide spectrum of education in the and other items
elementary schools, has been pre- tary education.


cher.
lal subjects in the
a mask, a social
a reading project
relating to elemen-


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


SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8
1:00-SCN Afternoon News
1:05-Captain Kangaroo
1:55-Parade of Sports
4:15-Pentagon Forum
4:45-Jimmy Dean
5:30-This Week In Pro-Football
6:20-Movie Marquee
6:25-The Joey Bishop Show
7:30-Get Smart
8:00-SCN News
8:05-The Hollywood Palace
9:00-Canal Zone Calendar
9:05-Boxing From The Olympic
10:30-Focus On Today
10:50-Saturday Night Movie:
"The Third Visitor"
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 9
1:00-SCN News
1:05-The Christophers
1:20-The Answer
1:45-Countdown to Action
2:00-Danny Kaye
2:50-Embassy Marines-A Sense
of Security
3:20-Swingin' Country
3:40-On Campus
4:10-Heart of the City
4:35-CBS Golf Classic
5:35-Bob Cummings Show
6:00-Chronicle
6:30-Sgt. Preston of the Yukon
6:55-Special Report
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
ll:15-The Sacred Heart
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 10
4:15-Afternoon
5:00-SCN Afternoon News
5:30-American Education Week
6:00-Dateline
6:30-Embassy Marines-A Sense
of Security
6:55-SCN News In Spanish
7:05-The Jimmy Rogers Show
8:00-SCN News
8 05-Anmst'ong Circle Theatre
9:00-Canal Zone Calendar
9:05-Countdown to Action
S9.20-Miss Universe Beauty Pageant
10:35-Focus On Today
10:55-Four Star Playhouse
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 11
1:00-SCN Afternoon News
1:05-Mr. Mayor
1:55-Miss Universe
3:10-Living In Space
3:30-Racing Roundup
4:00-Holiday Playhouse (Repeat
Performance)
5:30-Battle Line
6:00-Dateline
6:30-Billy Walker's Country
Carnival
6:55-SCN News In Spanish


7:05-The Entertainers
8:00-SCN News
8:05-Desilu Playhouse
9:00-Canal Zone Calendar
9:05-Armchair Theater:
"The Voice of Merrill"
10:30-Focus On Today
10:50-Gale Storm Show
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 12
4:00-Afternoon
4:15-"Do You Know"
5:00-SCN Afternoon News
5:05-Afternoon (Cont.)
"Blondie Brings Up Baby"
5:30-So Little Time
6:00-Dateline
6:30-Report
6:55-SCN News In Spanish
7:05-Shield of NATO
7:30-The Eagle Has Landed
8:00-SCN News
8:05-Twelve O'Clock High
9:00-Canal Zone Calendar
9:05-SCN Special of the Week:
Frank Sinatra-A Man
and His Music
10:00-The Third Man
10:25-Focus On Today
10:45-Danny Thomas Show
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 13
4:00-Afternoon
4:15-Danny Thomas Show
(Repeat)
5:00-SCN Afternoon News
5:05-Afternoon (Cont.)
"Blondie Brings Up Baby"
5:30-Report
6:00-Dateline
6:30-Report
6:55-SCN News In Spanish
7:05-Hawaii Calls
7-30-Th- King Family
8:00-SCN News
8:05-Combat
9:00-Canal Zone Calendar
9:05-Armchair Theater:
"Give My Regards to
Broadway"
10:30-Focus On Today
10:50-Crossroads
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 14
4:00-Afternoon
4:15-Sgt. Preston of the Yukon
5:00-SCN Afternoon News
5:05-Afternoon (Cont.)
"Blondie Brings Up Baby"
5:30-Animal World
6:00-Dateline
6:30-Pentagon Forum
6:55-SCN News In Spanish
7:05-Fractured Flickers
7:30-Waterfront
8:00-SCN News
8:05-Tennessee Ernie Ford
8:30-Wanted, Dead or Alive
9:00-Canal Zone Calendar
9:05-Armrhair Theater:
"Hi'tory Is Made at
Night"
10:40-Focus On Today
11:00-Heart of the City


CANAL ZONE GOVERNMENT-PANAMA CANAL COMPANY
PERSONNEL BUREAU


In-Service Employee Transfer-Vacancy Bulletin


PERMANENT POSITIONS
Base Rate
Bindery Worker, M-7-------- --------------------- $1.66
Cafeteria Manager, NM-5 -------- _-------- -- $5,699.20
Card Punch Operator, NM-2/3_ -----------$2,76Q.40/$3,702.40
Clerk-Stenographer, NM-3 1 ---- -- -- --- $3,702.40
Clerk-Stenographer, NM-5/6- -----.... .---. ----. .$5,699.20/$6,302.40
Clerk-Typist, NM-3 1 I--------------------------------- $3,702.40
Clinical Nurse, NM-5/7 .-----------.----- $6,406.40/$7,176.00
Clinical Nurse/Public Health Nurse, NM-5/7 --- $6,406.40/$7,176.00
Computer Programer, NM-9/11_------ -___- $8,403.20/$10,025.60
Computer Systems Analyst, NM-12 .. __.---- _---- $11,897.60
Electrician, M-ll .---------------. ---------------------. $3.36
Graduate Intern (Business Administration), NM-5/7 _$5,699.20/$6,947.20
Guard (Male), NM-2/3 1-----------------$2,766.40/$3,702.40
Illustrator, NM-5/8----------------- -- $5,699.20/$7,654.40
Helper Lock Operator, M-5 ----------------------- --$1.38
Laborer (Cleaner), M- ------------------------- ----$1.30
Laborer (Heavy-Pest Control), M-4 -------------- ----$1.36
Lead Foreman Quarters Maintenance, MS-3/10 ----------- $3.60
Machinist, M-11 --- --------------------- -- --- ----. $3.36
Medical Radiology Technician (Diagnosis), NM-6 -------$6,302.40
Nursing Assistant, NM-2___ -- ------------------ $2,766.40
Operating Room Nurse, NM-7/8___ -----$7,176.00/$7,924.80
Pharmacy Assistant, NM-3 .-------- --.- __..--------.$3,702.40
Photocopying Equipment Operator, M-6--_ --- -----------$1.43
Police Private, PL-1 ------- --------------------- $8,000.0
Rates Analyst, NM-5/11 ___l--- - -----$5,699.20/$10,025.60
Recreation Aid (Sports), NM-3 (Intermittent) --_------------ $1.78
Supervisory Civil Engineer/Geodesist, NM-11-------- $11,315.20
Supervisory General Engineer (Estimates), NM-12 ..------- $12,272.00
Supervisory Management Analyst, NM-11 -------- ---- $10,025.60
Supervisory Meteorologist (General), NM-11- _----- _$11,003.20
Supply Clerk, NM-1 _---------..-----------$2,704.00
Supply Clerk, NM-3 ----. ------ ---- $3,702.40
TEMPORARY POSITIONS
Accounting Technician, NM-4/6 (NTE 6-30-70) _.-- $5,137.60/$6,302.40
Automotive Equipment Serviceman, M-5 (Driver's License
Required) (NTE 1 Year) ..------ ---- -------------- $1.38
Automotive Mechanic, M-10 (Driver's License
Required) (NTE 1 Year)-------- ---- --- ---- --$2.76
Automotive Mechanic (Body and Fender), M-10 (Driver's License
Required) (NTE 1 Year).. --- ----- --------------- $2.76
Clerk-Stenographer, NM-4 1 (NTE 4-30-70) ------ $5,137.60
Food Service Worker (Heavy), M-3 (NTE 6-1-70) ---- ----- $1.34
Guard, NM-4 (NTE 6-27-70)...------ _-$5,137.60
Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic, M-11 (Driver's License
Required) (NTE 1 Year) ...---- --- ------. _---$3.36
Helper Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic, M-5 (Driver's License
Required) (NTE 1 Year) ------------- $1.38
Helper Tire Rebuilder, M-5 (Driver's License
Required) (NTE 1 Year) _-- ---- --- $1.38
Lead Foreman Painter (Maintenance) MS-3/7 (NTE 6-13-70)
(High Work) -------$-----------$------- 2.50
Leader Sheetmetal Worker, MS-2a/11 (NTE 6-13-70) _--- ---.3.74
Painter (Maintenance), M-7 (NTE 6-13-70)__---- ---- -- $1.66
Printing Clerk (Typing), NM-4 (NTE 4-30-70) ------- $5,137.60
Roofer, M-9 (NTE 6-13-70) --2.31
Supply Clerk (Typing), NM-3 (NTE June 70) . $3,702.40
Truckdriver, M-6 (NTE 1 Year) (F.F.H.).. ___--------.. $1.43
Welder, M-11 (Driver's License Required) (NTE 1 Year) --$3.36


Application must be submitted on Form 433, APPLICATION
FOR TRANSFER. A separate application must be submitted
for each job listed. When applying for more than one position,
indicate 1st choice, 2d choice, etc. Positions listed in English
and Spanish do not require knowledge of English. New listings
are shown in boldface type. The base rates shown will be


Bureau or Division
Printing Plant
Supply
Comptroller
Comptroller
Navigation
Comptroller
Gorgas Hospital
Preventive Medicine
Comptroller
Comptroller
Locks
Supply
Police
Engineering
Locks
Electrical
Sanitation
Maintenance
Locks
Gorgas Hospital
Palo Seco Hospital
Coco Solo Hospital
Corozal Hospital
Administrative Services
Police
Comptroller
Schools
Engineering
Engineering
Dredging
Engineering
Coco Solo Hospital
Storehouses


Comptroller

Motor Transportation

Motor Transportation

Motor Transportation
Administrative Services
Coco Solo Hospital
Locks

Motor Transportation

Motor Transportation

Motor Transportation

Maintenance
Maintenance
Maintenance
Administrative Services
Maintenance
Storehouses
Motor Transportation
Motor Transportation


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increased for U.S. citizens by the appropriate differential plus
a tax factor where applicable. 1 Indicates a written test require-
ment. signifies a security position to le filled only by a
U.S. citizen. Further information may be obtained from the
Employment and Placenent Branch, telephone 2-1221, 2-3618,
or 3-1288. Employing officials should not be contacted directly.


Page 4


C.Z. Penitentiary Gets New Warden


Im.-. .......... ,,., .


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Walter E. Trout, who has been
Deputy Warden at the Canal Zone
Penitentiary for the past year, has
been appointed Warden to succeed
Capt. Donald V. Howerth, who has
retired.
Born in the former Colon Hospi-
tal in Colon, Trout is a second
generation Canal employee. His
father, the late Lemuel B. Trout,
was employed in the Panama Canal
Electrical Division Communication
Branch. Hie lived on both sides of
the Isthmus, attended schools in
Panama and the Canal Zone and
learned to speak Spanish fluently.
He also attended the Canal Zone
College.
Trout joined the Canal Zone
Police Division in 1951 but shortly
thereafter went into the U.S. Army
for 2 ears. He returned to the
Police force in 1953 and has been
stationed at the Gamboa Peniten-
tiary since 1956.
An ardent golfer, Trout is past
president and vice president of the
Gamboa Golf Club and organized
the Annual Wally Trout Open at
Gamboa. The tournament became
so popular during the past 9 years
that it was moved to the larger
Summit Hills Golf Club.


Lt. Walter E. Trout


GRASS IS NO PLACE
(Continued from p. 1)
fringement on the rights of neigh-
bors, or interference with public
utilities. Under no conditions will
sidewalks be blocked. This is
against Canal Zone traffic regula-
tions.


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EL CANAL DE PANAMA





Spillway


Vol. VIII, No. 21 Mds de 55 Aiios al Servicio del Comercio Mundial Viernes 7 de Noviembre de 1969


No Mcas Venta de Bebidas


YAlimentos con Ciclamato


La venta de bebidas, alimentos
y drogas que contengan ciclamato
como dulcificante artificial seri
eliminada en los almacenes, co-
misariatos y almacenes militares en
la Zona del Canal.
Debido a la posibilidad de desa-
rrollo de tunores en la vesicula
asociada con el consume de canti-
dad excesiva de ciclamato, es ne-
cesario que todos los articulos que
contienen esta substancia sean re-
tirados del mercado, segiin de-
clararon funcionarios de salubridad.
El Comit6 Conjunto Consultivo
M6dico de la Zona del Canal, que
esta integrado por el Director de
Salubridad de la Zona del Canal,
el Cirujano del USARSO, el Ciru-
jano del USAFSO y el Cirujano
del USNAVSO, esta de acuerdo
con la Administraci6n de Alimen-
tos y Drogas de que los alimentos y
bebidas que contienen este dulci-
ficante artificial son potenciahnen-
te peligrosos para la salud de la
poblaci6n de la Zona del Canal.
Se ha ordenado una suspension
en la producci6n de todos los ali-
mentos y bebidas que contienen ci-
clamato, despubs de studios en
animals hechos por los Laborato-
rios Abbott e infonnado a la Admi-
nistraci6n de Alimentos y Drogas.
Una revision de esos studios y de
los detalles fundamentals por ex-


Se Registry un

Brote de Polio

En Costa Rica
Recientemente se registry en
Costa Rica, un brote de poliomie-
litis en nifios que presumiblemente
estaban vacunados contra la enfer-
medad.
En vista de la proximidad de
PanamA con Costa Rica, se sugiere
a los padres verificar si sus hijos,
especialmente los menores de 6
afios, han recibido sus vacunas
orales completes contra el polio.
La vacuna oral contra el polio
(Sabin) estA disponible en los dis-
tintos Centros de Salubridad Co-
munal de la Zona del Canal duran-
te sus horas regulars de trabajo.


pertos en el Instituto Nacional del
Cancer y otros consultores, mues-
tra que este dulcificante artificial
no puede ser considerado mas ge-
neralmente seguro para el uso en
alimentos y bebidas.
Despubs del 19 de enero de 1970
ninguna bebida que contenga ci-
clamato sera ofrecida en venta en
la Zona del Canal, y la venta de
alimentos que contengan esta subs-
tancia cesarA el 19 de febrero. Las
drogas que contengan ciclamato
para el uso no terap6utico seran
retiradas para el 19 de julio.
Los alimentos de dieta para los
diabiticos y otros pacientes, serAn
rotulados para mostrar que una
droga potencialmente peligrosa ha
sido usada como dulcificante o se
usara otro dulcificante artificial.
Los facultativos continuaran pres-
cribiendo el ciclamato para sus
pacientes cuando a su juicio esta
substancia sea necesaria para tratar
una enfermedad especifica.


Walter Trout es

El Nuevo Alcaide

De Penitenciaria
El Teniente Walter E. Trout,
quien ha sido nombrado Alcaide
para suceder al CapitAn Donald
V. Howerth, quien se jubil6.
Nacido en el antiguo Hospital
Col6n en Col6n, el Alcaide Trout
es un empleado de segunda genera-
ci6n del Canal. Su padre, el finado
Lemuel B. Trout, fue empleado
en el Ramo de Comunicaciones
de la Divisi6n de Electricidad del
Canal de PanamA. Ha residido en
ambos lados del Istmo, asistiendo
a escuelas en PanamA y en la Zona
del Canal, y aprendi6 a hablar el
espafiol con fluidez. Tambi6n asis-
ti6 a la Universidad de la Zona del
Canal.
El Alcaide Trout ingres6 a la
Division de Policia de la Zona del
Canal en 1951 pero poco despu6s
se uni6 al Ej6rcito de EE. UU. en
donde estuvo 2 afios. Regres6 a
la fuerza policial en 1953 y ha
estado en la Penitenciaria de Gam-
(Continia en la pdgina 4)


Estos nifios de la Escuela Primaria de Pedro Miguel
mnuestran los trabajos hechos en las classes de artes
manuales, que seran exhibidos durante la Semana de
la Educacidn Americana, a celebrarse del 9 al 15 de


Integrantes de las tropas de muchachas guias de la
Zona del Canal y de la Repiblica de PanamA cele-
braron una parrillada conjunta en los Jardines de
Summit, como parte de un esfuerzo para extender la
Asociaci6n de Tropas de Muchachas Guias en la Zona
del Canal con su contraparte, las Muchachas Gufas de
la Rep6blica de PanamA. El sibado 25 de octubre las
muchachas guias de la Tropa 48 de la Zona del Canal
se reunieron con la tropa de las "Walkirias" de las


El Gobernador

Autoriza Unos

Dias Libres
A los empleados del Canal de
PanamA les concederin 3 dias li-
bres con pago en relaci6n con la
muerte de un pariente cercano que
fallezca en una zona de combat
mientras sea miembro de las Fuer-
zas Armadas.
El Gobernador W. P. Leber ha
autorizado la licencia administrati-
va que no ser. quitada del balance
de vacaciones del empleado.
(Continda en la pdgina 4)


este mes en los Estados Unidos v en la Zona del Canal.
En la Escuela Primaria de Pedro Miguel habrni visit
el 12 de este mes.


Muchachas Guias de la ciudad de Panama, para la
parrillada. Las "Walkirias" han estado asociadas con
su tropa "hermana" de la Zona del Canal durante mAs
de un afio. La Tropa 48 estA bajo la direcci6n de la
Srta. Vivian Szymanski y la Sra. Taffy Corrigan. Las
"Walkirias" son dirigidas por la Srta. Graciela Tapia,
en cuva residencia celebran sus reuniones todos los
sAbados a las 10 a.m.


Reemplazan los Pernos


En el Puente Thatcher


Los pemos de la carretera que
pasa por el Puente Thatcher Ferry
estin siendo reemplazados.
Pero no crean que el muy cono-
cido puente sobre el Canal se esta
cayendo debido a que hay que
reemplazar miles de gruesos per-
nos que se han partido y que son
los que aseguran las unions de
expansion de la carretera.
Al contrario, igual que el de
pintura, es parte del mantenimiento
regular y el reemplazo de los
pernos fue recomendado por los
constructores, Sverdrup & Parcel
and Associates, Inc., luego de una
inspecci6n t6cnica de rutina.
Personal de la Divisi6n de Man-
tenimiento se encargara de hacer
el trabajo, en base continue, tra-
bajando en una de las vias del
trifico cada vez y dejando la carre-
tera libre durante los dias de fiesta
y los fines de semana, cuando el
trafico se vuelve mas pesado.
El trabajo consistiri en la re-
moci6n de los miles de pemos que
existen en las unions de expan-
si6n y reemplazarlos por otios, del
tipo de cabeza chata. Estos nuevos
pernos estarAn al ras con la super-
ficie de la carretera y requeririn
menos mantenimiento, ya que los
pernos originales, de cabeza redon-
da, eran partidos por el paso de
camiones pesados y equipo similar.
Los automovilistas tendrin una
march mias suave tambien.
Este trabajo de rccmplazo Ileva-


CIERRE POR
INVENTARIO
La sccci6n B del Almac6n en
Balboa y la X en Crist6bal esta-
ran cerradas por inventario todo
el dia 12 de noviembre y nuc-
vamente el 19 de diciembre.


rA tiempo y el personal encargado
de la tarea sacarA y reemplazara
unos 30 pernos por dia. Aproxima-
damente ya se ha terminado la
mitad de una via. Se calcula que
tomarA un afio mis el reemplazar
todos los pemos.


Un Gran Exito

Logra Drama

Universitario
An Inspector Calls (La Visita de
un Inspector), extraordinario drama
de misterio y fantasia, se estren6
con gran exito el mi6rcoles y se-
guira hasta el sAbado en la noche
en el Teatro de la Universidad de
la Zona del Canal.
La obra, original de J. B. Pries-
ley, profundiza en el crime y la
fantasia, y cuenta la historic de
una muchacha pobre y derrotada
por la vida, y la relaci6n entire su
suicidio y las actividades de la
acomodada y socialmente segura
familiar Birling.
Mucho mAs que un ordinario
drama policiaco, "La Visita de un
Inspector" sondea la moralidad y
la 6tica de la clase media.
La obra fue un exito en Nueva
York y en Londres, con el gran
talent de Sir Cedric Hardwick,
Thomas Mitchell y Melville Cooper.
Aqui, es Gordon Silverthorne quien
encabeza el elenco universitario,
representando el papel del Inspec-
tor Goole.
Los demas actors principles son
John Barb y Michael Hoy. El lecn-
co incluye a Cathy Jestice, Hester
Benner, Edward Lee y a Maritza
Young.
Para reservaciones, debe Ilamar-
se a Balboa 1523.


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SPILLWAY DEL CANAL DE PANAMA


Noviembre 7, 1969


PROGRAM


DEL CANAL 2

DOMINGO
9:30-Conozea el Mundo
10:00 -Todo por la Patria
11:00-Alegrias
11:30-Mi Amigo el Mago
12:00-Loteria
12:30-Show del Mediodia
2:30-Reprise de la Novela de las 6
4:30-Los Invencibles
6:00-La Novicia Voladora
6:30-E1 Zorro
7:00-Disneylandia
8:00-El Gran Chaparral
9:00--Misi6n Imposible
10:00-Premiere de Gala


LUNES
11:15-Carnaval de Cartones
11:30-El Hombre del Rifle
12:00-Los Picapiedras
12:30-Noticias
1:00-Show de la Una
2:00-El Detective Millonario
3:00-Vuelta del Destino
3:30-Dante
4:00-77 Sunset Strip
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-Viaje a lo Desconocido
10:00-Noticias
10:30-El Detective Millonario


MARTES
11:15-Carnaval de Cartones
11:30-E1 Hombre del Rifle
12:00-Ios Picapiedras
12:30-Noticias
1:00-Show de la Una
2:00-El Detective Millonario
3:00-Vuelta del Destino
3:30-Dante
4:00-77 Sunset Strip
5:00-El Hombre del Rifle
5:30--Los Picapiedras
6:00-Telenovela
6:30-Noticias
7:00-Telenovela
7:30-Tres Patines
8-00-Ironside
9:00-Expectaci6n
9:30-El Fantasma y la Sra. Muir
10:00-Noticias
10:30-El Detective Millonario



MIERCOLES
11:15-Carnaval de Cartones
11:30-El Hombre del Rifle
12:00-Loteria y Alegria
12:30-Noticias
1:00-Show de la Una
2:00-El Detective Millonario
3:00--Vuelta del Destino
3:30-Dante
4:00-77 Sunset Strip
5:00-El Hombre del Rifle
5.30--El Robot Gigante
6:00-Telenovela
6:30-Noticias
7:00-Telenovela
7:30-Grupo 21
8:00-El Show de TV-2
8:30-Mi Amigo Toni
9:30-Ballinger de Chicago
10:00-Noticias
10:30-El Detective Millonario


JUEVES
11:15-Carnaval de Cartones
11:30-El Hombre del Rifle
12:00-Los Picapiedras
12:30-Noticias
1:00-Show de la Una
2:00-EI Detective Millonario
3:00-Vuelta del Destino
3:30-Dante
4:00-77 Sunset Strip
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-El Detective Millonario


VIERNES
11:15-Carnaval de Cartones
11:30-El Hombre del Rifle
12:00-Los Picapiedras
12:30-Noticias
1:00-Show de la Una
2:00-El Detective Millonario
3:00-Vuelta del Destino
3:30-Dante
4:00-77 Sunset Strip
5:00-El Hombre del Rifle
5:30-Superman
6:00-Telenovela
6:30-Noticias
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-El Detective Millonario


SABADO
10:00-Conozca el Mundo
ll:00-Carnaval de Cartones
11:30-El PAjaro 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
0:30-Noticias
7:00-Tierra de Gigantes
8:00-Mannix
9:00-Noches de Europa Latina
10:00-Noticias
10:30-Cine Sbibado


Gente en la Noticia


Reyes Colbourne es tecnico de contabilidad en la Con-
taduria, dependencia de la Contraloria del Canal de
PanamA. Presta servicios en la Secci6n de Cuentas
por Pagar y por Cobrar, situada en el primer piso del
Edificio de Administraci6n en Balboa Heights. Naci6
en la ciudad de PanamA y en enero pr6ximo cumplirA
33 afios. Colbourne Ileva ya 13 afios de servicios a la
empresa del Canal, habi6ndose iniciado en el Ramo
de N6minas de la Contraloria, donde trabaj6 durante
5 afios. Luego prest6 7 afios de servicio en la Secei6n
de Contabilidad Mecanizada, para ser trasladado hace
unos meses a la secei6n donde actualmente sirve. Reyes
Colboume vive en su residencia propia en Altos de
La Gloria, Bethania, secci6n residential de la ciudad
de PanamA, con su esposa Sra. Angela Dalby de
Colbourne, con la que contrajo matrimonio el 12 de
abril de 1958. Tienen tres hijos, Omar A. Col-
bourne, de 10 afios; Reyes A. Colbourne, Jr., de 8
afios; y Marysol D. Colbourne, de 6. Reyes Col-
bourne se siente sumamente satisfecho de su trabajo
y especialmente por haber recibido un Premio por
Servicio Superior recientemente. Al terminar sus estu-
dios, que curs6 en la Escuela Primaria Justo Arose-
mena, en el Instituto Nacional y en la Escuela PrAc-
tica de Comercio, todos en la ciudad de PanamA, entr6
a trabajar en las Farmacias Arrocha de esta ciudad.
Pero ello fue por poco tiempo, pues enseguida ingres6
al servicio del Canal. Durante los afios en que ha tra-
bajado aqui, ha encontrado tiempo para tomar various
cursos en la Universidad de la Zona del Canal. Dice
que lo que mAs le llama la atenci6n es el magnifico
sistema de control que Ileva a cabo el Canal de Pana-
mA en todas sus operaciones.


Viejo Trabajador Comunal



Con una Vida Interesante


Constantino Parkinson

Uno de los trabajadores mis
tivos de la comunidad del Al
tico, Constantino Parkinson, c
plirA 75 afios el mirrcoles 12
noviembre.
Durante los dias de la const
ci6n del Canal de Panama, Par
son era guardafrenos en el ferr
rill, pero debido a un accide
perdi6 la pierna derecha y el t
del pie izquierdo. Regres6 a tr
jar con una piera artificial y
destinado a trabajos menos
grosos en diferentes parties del
tor AtlAntico. Fue mensajero
telfonos en Coco Solo, gua
agujas en los patios de ferroc
de Coco Solo y Crist6bal y f
mente, vigilante en los muelle
Crist6bal, desde 1917 hasta 1
cuando se jubil6 despubs de
de 40 afios de servicio.
Sumamente active durante
su vida en lo que fuera de be
cio para sus compafieros de tra
o para los miembros de su con
dad, Parkinson trabaj6 durisim
muchas campafias del Fondo
do de la Zona del Canal, fue mn
bro de diferentes comitis de 1
communal, veteran miembro de
rias directives del Local 900
empleados del Canal de Panar
durante tres periods de 4


Sac-
tln-
:um-
2 de

:ruc-
-kin-
roca-


fue concejal suplente del Munici-
pio de Col6n, ciudad donde reside.
Durante las ceremonies de toma
de posesi6n de la presidencia por
el inolvidable Presidente de los Es-
tados Unidos, John F. Kennedy,
este gran trabajador comunal fue
probablemente la 6nica persona en
el Istmo a la cual se le envi6 parte
del gran pastel que el Presidente
Kennedy cort6 durante la funci6n
de gala de inauguraci6n presiden-
cial. Parkinson lo comparti6 en el
Sal6n del Local 900 en Crist6bal
con otros 30 compafieros.
Parkinson naci6 en Playa de
Flor, Provincia de Col6n, el 12 de
noviembre de 1894. Ese lugar es
conocido actualmente como Fuerte
Sherman.
El pr6ximo mi6rcoles una gran
cantidad de amigos lo agasajarAn
y nosotros tambiAn queremos feli-
citarlo.


#1 _
^^-- }


iManeje con cuidado!

- Los accidents son

mis frecuentes en

los fines de semana

mas largos!



SPILLWAY
Publicaci6n official del Canal de Pa-
nama. Se autoriza la reproducci6n ya
fuere verbal o escrita de cualquier cr6-
nica o noticia aqui aparecida, sin
necesidad de solicitud expresa.
W. P. LEBER
Gobernador de la Zona del Canal
R. S. HARTLINE
Vicegobernador
FRANK A. BALDWIN
Jefe de la Oficina de Informacidn
La informaci6n que se deseare publi-
car en el SPILLWAY debe ser enviada
a la oficina del Jefe de Prensa. Dirigir
la correspondencia a PANAMA CANAL
SPILLWAY, Apartado M, Balboa, Zona
del Canal.
Distribuci6n gratuita a todos los
empleados del Canal de Panama.
Valor de la subscripci6n para otros
(incluvendo envio por correo) $2.60 al
afo. Los cheques deben hacerse pa-
gaderos al Panama Canal Company y
dirigidos a: SPILLWAY Subscriptions,
Box M, Balboa Heights, Canal Zone.


ente,
al6n
aba-
fue
peli-
sec- Noviembre 10-Aniversario del Primer Grito de Independencia en PanamA,
> de dado en la Heroica Villa de Los Santos, el 10 de noviembre de 1821.
arda- Es dia de fiesta national en toda la Reptiblica de PanamA. En la ciudad
arril de Los Santos, a 160 millas al suroeste de la ciudad de PanamA, se efec-
inal- t6an desfiles patri6ticos con delegaciones de toda la rep6blica y una
s de peregrinaci6n al monument a Rufina Alfaro, heroin panamefia en la
957, emancipaci6n de Espafia.
mAs Noviembre 10-Sexto Juego de Cartas Anual de Caridad del Club de
Leones de Coco Solo, en el Club de Oficiales No Comisionados de
toda Fuerte Davis.
nefi- Noviembre 11-Dia de los Veteranos. Dia feriado en la Zona del Canal.
bajo Noviembre 14-Clausura la exposici6n de trabajos del Grupo Artistico del
tuni- Atlantico, en el YMCA de Crist6bal. Participan artists, tanto de Pana-
o en min como de la Zona del Canal.
Uni- Noviembre 22-Santa Cecilia. Esta santa del martirologio cristiano es la
iem- santa patron de los mfsicos. Ese dia todos los mlisicos de PanamA lo
abor toman libre y cierran los centros de diversion.
va- Noviembre 28-Independencia de Panama de Espafia (1821). En esa fecha,
) de el Cabildo de la ciudad de Panama declar6 rotos sus lazos con la madre
na y patria Espafia y proclam6 su uni6n voluntaria con la Republica de la
afios, (ran Colombia, bajo la 6gida del Libertador, Sim6n Bolivar.


En Su Pantalla__


PARAISO SANTA CRUZ RAINBOW CITY
The Last Safari (AYC) y 10:00 p.m.
Viernes 7 __. CERRADO The Skull (AY) Satan Never Sleeps (AYC)
The Last Safari (AYC) y War Party (AYC) y
Sbado 8 -_ The Skull (AY) CERRADO Wild On The Beach (AY)

Domingo 9 __ The Paper Lion (AYC) Hannibal Brooks (A) Bullitt (A)
Twist Of Sand (AY) y
Lunes 10 The Paper Lion (AYC) Comanche (AYC) Bullitt (A)

Martes 11 __ CERRADO Uptight (A) The Odd Couple (A)
Twist Of Sand (AY) y
Mi6rcoles 12. Cuomanci e (AYC) The Fly (AY) CERRADO

Juevesl3 Uptight (A) CERRADO Five Million Years To Earth (AY)
y Island In The Sun (A)

Viernes 14-- CERRADO Angel In My Pocket (AYC) y 10:00 p.m.
King's Pirate (A) Plague Of The Zombies (AY)
GUIA DEL hINE: A, Adultos; Y, Jovenes de 12 a 16; C, Nifios de 8 a 12.


PROGRAM


DEL CANAL 4

DOMINGO
8:45-Programa de Juguetes de
Flipper
9:15-Fe y Alegria
10:00-Todo por la Patria
11:00-Ventana del Mundo
12:00-SAlvese Quien Pueda
12:25-Los Maravillosos Juguetes de
Felix
1:00-Carrousel Internacional
2:00--Domingo Deportivo
5:30-Programa de Juguetes de
Aldens
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-Episodios
11:30--Aventuras
12:00-M6sica y Risas
1:00-Noticias
1:30-ILa 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
7:20-Aqui EstA Tres Patines
8:00--Lunes de Revlon
8:30-Su Novela Favorita
9:00-Micronoticiero y
Conflicts Humanos
9:30-Micronoticiero y Novela
10:00-Micronoticiero y Enigma
11:00-Los Hermanos Brannagan
MARTES
11:00-Episodios
11:30- Aventuras
12:00--Msica y Risas
1:00-Noticias
1:30-La Hora de Corin Tellado
2:00-Nuevo Cine Hogar
3:30-El 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-InstantAneas Sociales
C- '0-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-Los Hermanos Brannagan
MIERCOLES
11:00-Episodios
11:30-Aventuras
12:00-Sorteo de la Loteria
12:15-Musica y Risas
l:00-Noticias
1:30-La Hora de Corin Tellado
2:00-Nuevo Cine Hogar
3:30-La Mujer Opina
4:00-Robin Hood
4:30-Cataplum
5:00-Novela de la Tarde
5:30-P;ginas de Ia Vida
6:00-Novela
6:30--Instantneas Sociales
6:40-Noticias
7:30-Mi Oso y Yo
8:00-C6nicos 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-Los Hermanos Brannagan
JUEVES
11:00-Episodios
11:30-Aventuras
12:00--Mdsica y Risas
1:00-Noticias
1:30-La Hora de Corin Tellado
2:00-Nuevo Cine Hogar
3:30-Consejos Para la Salud
.1:00-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-Jueves Estelares
8:30-Su Novela Favorita
9:00-Mlicronoticiero y
Conflicts Humanos
9:30-Micronoticiero y Novela
10:00-Micronoticiero y Jim West
11:00-Los Hermanos Brannagan


11:00-
11 :30-
12:00-
1:00-
1:30-
2:00-
1:00-
4:30-
5:00-
3:30-
6:00-
6:30-
6:40-
7:30-
8:30-
9:00-

9:30-
10:00-
11:00


VIERNES
Episodios
-Aventuras
hlMsica y Risas
Noticias
La Hora de Corin Tellado
Nuevo Cine Hogar
Robin Hood
Cataplum
Novel de la Tarde
-Pginas de la Vida
Novela
Instantineas Sociales
Noticias
Daktari
Su Novel Favorita
-Micronoticiero y
Conflicts Ilumanos
Micronoticiero y Novela
Micronoticiero y La Ley del
Rv6olver
Los llermanos Brannagan


SABADO
11:30-Colrin Colorado
12:00-Mi Oso y Yo
12:30I-Ilroes de Hogan
1:00-Noticias
1:30-E1 Show de Archie
2:00-Victor Martinez Blanco
I:()00Largo Metraje
5:30-Esa Chica
6:00-Programa de Juguetes de
Garbo
6i:40-Noticias
7:30 SAbados de Orange Crush
8:00-A Petici6n Suya
9:00-Viaje al Fondo del Mar
10:00-Superproducciones del SAbado


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Noviembre 7, 1969


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--'TR"


Sosteniendo sus certificados, aparecen los ganadores
de las Escuelas Latinoamericanas del sector Atlantico
en el concurso de ensayos sobre cooperatives de crd-
dito que tuvo lugar durante la reci6n celebrada Semana
de las Cooperativas de Cr6dito. Son ellos, de izquierda


a derecha, primer fila: Maritza Goddard, Ricardo
Steele, Nilsa Alleyne y Rafael King; segunda fila:
BArbara Alleyne, Perla Cockburn, Amelia Josephs, Carl
Cockbum y Ricardo Alleyne.


LASCENSOS Y TRASLADOSl


DIRECTION DE INGENIERIA
Y CONSTRUCTION
Oficina del Director
Pauline L. Blais, T6cnica de Con-
tabilidad, Contraloria, a Analis-
ta de Presupuesto y Contabili-
dad, Oficina del Director.
Division de Dragado
David W. Sullivan, Subjefe Des-
pachador (Equipo Flotante) a
Especialista en Transporte y
Abastecimientos.
Edward J. Russell, Jr., Ayudante
Administrative a Especialista en
Transporte y Abastecimientos.
Leslie A. Hurdle, Wesley H. Cum-
mings, Marinero a Cocinero
(Planta Flotante).
Ernesto Elliott, Aprendiz (Fogone-
ro-Planta Flotante) a Fogonero
(Planta Flotante).
Division de Electricidad
Thomas L. Zores, Aprendiz de
Reparador de Central Telef6ni-
ca a Reparador de Central Tele-
f6nica.
Divisi6n de Mantenimiento
Lloyd A. Perkins, Capataz Carpin-
tero a Primer Capataz Carpin-
tero.
Ferdinand C. Treleaven, Fabrican-
te de Pinturas y Barnices a
Pintor.
Omer R. McVean, Jr., Capataz Pu-
lidor de Cemento a Primer Ca-
pataz, Construcci6n de Obras
Pfblicas y Mantenimiento.
DIRECTION DE SALUBRIDAD
Hospital Gorgas
NicolAs D. Bishop, Mensajero (Con-
ductor de Vehiculos a Motor),
Hospital de Coco Solo, a Auxi-
liar Medico (Ambulancia), Hos-
pital Gorgas.
Hospital de Coco Solo
Henry Kenne, Oficinista de Abas-
Stos a Mensajero (Conductor de
Vehiculos a Motor).
DIRECTION DE ABASTOS Y
SERVICIOS COMUNALES
Division de Servicios Comunales
Raymond M. Murphy, Funcionario
de Administraci6n de Predios
(Subjefe de Predios, Sector Nor-
te), a Funcionario de Adminis-
traci6n de Predios (Superinten-
dente Ayudante, Ramo de Man-
tenimiento de Predios).
Emesto Cordovez D., Especialista
en Conservaci6n de Suelos (Ope-
raciones) a Funcionario de Ad-


ministraci6n de Predios (Subjefe
de Predios, Sector Norte).
Division de Abastos
Candida B. Carteret, Oficinista-
Mecan6grafa a Oficinista-Este-
n6grafa.
Prince A. Bowen, Jr., Mozo de Ofi-
cio a Conductor de Cami6n.

DIRECTION DE MARINA
Division de Navegaci6n
William G. Toston, Ayudante Con-
trolador de Trafico Maritimo a
Controlador de Trafico Mariti-
mo (Terminal).
David Aguilar, Oficinista-Mecan6-
grafo (Esten6grafo en Adiestra-
miento) a Despachador de Lan-
chas.
Division Industrial
William J. Brewton, Afilador de
Herramientas y Cortadora a Fa-
bricante de Herramientas.
Leo A. Wilkinson, Aprendiz de
Mecinico Tornero, 49 Afio, a
Mecinico Tornero (Nautico).
Division de Esclusas
Robert F. Meyers, Ronald G.
Meyer, Aprendiz de Electricista,
49 Afio, a Electricista.
Arnold South, Primer Capataz de
Operaciones (Pared de Esclusas)
a Operario de Locomotora de
Remolque (Esclusas).
Ricardo Muir, Stanley P. Carter,
Pasacables a Ayudante Opera-
rio de Esclusas.
Frederick K. Huddleston, Elmer J.
Moolchan, Soldador a Operario
de Esclusas (Trabajador en Hie-
rro-Soldador).
Wilford R. Roachford, Gregorio I.
Ara, Gildo Forchency, Norman
E. Bernard, Valerio Hooker E.,
Aprendiz de Pasacables, Clase 1,
a Pasacables.
Michael A. Livingstone, Larry G.
Gramlish, Mecinico Tornero a
Operario de Esclusas (Mecinico
Tornero).
James L. Slover, Electricista a
Operario de Esclusas (Electricis-
ta).
DIRECTION DE TRANSPORT
Y TERMINALES
Division de Terminales
Anrmando Rios, Operario de Mon-
tacargas a Capataz de Estibado-
res (Naves).
OTROS
Richard J. Bjorneby, Arqueador,
Division de Navegaci6n.


Keith E. Lippincott, Primer Ma-
quinista, Remolcador, Divisi6n
de Navegaci6n.
Lileane Jones, Oficinista, Division
de Abastos.
Cecil C. Wilmot, Auxiliar de Hi-
giene Industrial, Divisi6n de
Medicine Preventiva.
Angela Rodriguez-Villafane, Ofici-
nista-Mecan6grafa, Divisi6n de
Ingenieria.
Egbert E. Davis, Oficinista de
Abastos, Divisi6n de Almacenes.

Habia una computadora que re-
husaba trabajar a menos que se le
promctiera que por lo menos des-
cansaria dos veces al dia.
0 0 0
La maquina perfect para reba-
jar de peso ha sido inventada.
Cuesta tanto que uno tiene que
morir de hambre para estar al dia
con los pagos.


Uno de los grandes amigos del
SPILLWAY, el CapitAn Luis Carlos
Villa N., del Cuerpo de Bomberos
de La Chorrera, acaba de ser as-
cendido a Mavor de ese benem6rito
cuerpo y ha sido adscrito a la Co-
mandancia. Nosotros nos alegramos


muchisimo y felicitamos a los altos
jefes del Cuerpo de Bomberos por
ese acierto, ya que Villa es hombre
de muchas ejecutorias en beneficio
de la comunidad donde vive. El
Mayor Villa lleva ya mas de 17
afios de servicios en la Divisi6n de
Transporte a Motor del Canal de
PanamA.
0 0 *
Y ya que hablamos de La Cho-
rrera, les diremos que GermAn
Rogelio Langshaw, de la Secci6n
de Cuentas por Cobrar y por Pagar
de la Contaduria, esta encantado
en su nueva residencia del Barrio
de Buena Vista, en el Camino al
Puerto, en la ciudad de La Cho-
rrera. Alli compare moments de
solaz con el patriarch chorrerano
Don Andres Urefia y con el perio-
dista y locutor Pedro A. "Pill"
Sotomayor. A nosotros nos conta-
ron que Langshaw tiene "amena-
zados" a sus compafieros de traba-


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MW W P


Un grupo de 56 muchachos exploradores de Puerto vieron una pelicula en espafiol en el Teatro de Mira-
Armuelles hizo recientemente una visit a las instala- flores sobre la gran via acuAtica, por la cual hicieron
cones del Canal de Panama. Los exploradores, que una travesia parcial en la lancha "Las Cruces", del
aparecen en las Esclusas de Miraflores, escucharon Canal de Panama. Tambi6n visitaron los muchachos
charlas de orientaci6n sobre las operaciones del Canal, exploradores los Jardines de Summit.


Pagina 3


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jo con una parrillada en algin
lugar de la bella ciudad del Rio
Caimito.
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Dicen que por las calls del sec-
tor Atl'ntico se ve ultimamente un
elegant Dodge azul con blanco
que se Ileva las miradas de muchas
de las pepillas de ese sector. Noso-
tros no sabemos quien es el duefio,
pero pueden preguntarle a Clement
Bell, capitin de lancha motora en
la Division de Navegaci6n.

En estos dias, estAn de moda las
patillas largas. Hay algunos que
pasan trabajos para que se les pue-
da ver algo de patillas, pues son
demasiado lampifios. Otros, como
Kaye Richey, del Ramo de Artes
Grificas, las tienen sumamente
abundantes. Hay algunos que se
las peinan y otros que las tienen
sin peinar. Algunas personas ad-
quieren un aire de gran distinci6n
con las patillas y entire ellas con-
sideramos que esti William B.
Lloyd, del Ramo de Presupuesto
de la Contraloria.
*
"Billy" Lloyd, como -lo Ilaman
sus amigos, es subjefe analista de
presupuestos y lleva a su haber
muchos afios de servicios al Canal
de PanamA. Su nombre complete
es William Belisario Lloyd. Sus
padres lo bautizaron asi en honor
de su padrino, el Dr. Belisario
Porras, Presidente del Cincuente-
nario de Panama y gran amigo de
la familiar.

El nuevo encargado del aire
acondicionado en el Edificio de
Administraci6n en Balboa Heights
es Claude Hogan, quien lleva ya
mis de 3 afios de servicio en el
Canal. Antes vivia en Paraiso, pero
ahora reside con su esposa, Ivonne
Laramont de Hogan, en la ciudad
de Panami.









SPILLWAY DEL CANAL DE PANAMA


Noviembre 7, 1969


Los Diablos Verdes Chocan


Con Selecci6n de Estrellas


Los Diablos Verdes de la Zona
del Canal, campeones intercolegia-
les do fttbol, so enfrentarAn a la
seleccion de estrellas de las escue-
las secundarias de Crist6bal y Bal-
boa el 14 de noviembre en el juego
de fitbol americano del Palm Bowl
del Fondo Unido. El juego comen-
zara a las 7 p.m.
Los boletos para el partido se
pondrAn a la venta el lunes en la
oficina de educaci6n fisica en el
Edificio de Asuntos Civiles, las ofi-
cinas de la Escuela Intermedia de
Curundd, la Escuela Secundaria de
Balboa, la Universidad de la Zona
del Canal, la Escuela Secundaria
de Crist6bal y en la rotonda del
Edificio de Administraci6n.
La venta de boletos reservados
continuarA en los lugares mencio-
nados hasta el mediodia del 12 de
noviembre. Los boletos de entrada
general estarsn disponibles hasta
(e mediodia del vieres, en el dia
del partido. Los boletos se vende-
rAn en la taquilla de Balboa desde
las 5:30 p.m. el dia del juego.
Las ceremonies del medio tiem-
po estarin bajo la direcci6n de


iAtencion!
Los residents de la Zona del
C::al con una cantidad de desper-
dicios superior a la capacidad de
los tinacos de 50 galones que se
colocan en su vecindario, deberin
solicitar que se les coloquen tina-
cos adicionales, en lugar de amon-
tonar la basura alrededor de los
mismos.
En el sector Pacifico, pueden
Ilamar al tel6fono 2-2976. Los resi-
dentes del sector AtlAntico deben
solicitarlos llamando al tel6fono
3-2373.


Daran Cursos

De Costura en

JWB de Balboa
Un curso de 5 semanas, para
principiantes e intermedias, comen-
zarl el lunes en el JWB-USO de
Balboa, en la Calle La Boca.
Las classes para principiantes ten-
drAn lugar los lunes de 9 a 11:30
a.m. Las classes para intermedias
seran los miercoles, tambien de 9
a 11:30 a.m.
La matricula estA limitada a 10
estudiantes por clase.
Las personas que deseen parti-
cipar pueden matricularse en el
JWB-USO. Para mayor informaci6n
deberA llamarse a Balboa 1972.
Las classes seran dictadas por la
Sra. Mildred Bierman quien com-
plet6 su instrucci6n avanzada en la
Escuela de Disefios de Modas
Mayer de la ciudad de Nueva York.
Las materials que serAn cubiertas
en las classes de principiantes in-
cluyen el escogimiento y ajuste de
patrons, escogimiento y corte de
telas, costura de abastos y acceso-
rios, ademAs de las t6cnicas bAsi-
cas de la costura. Las classes para
las intermedias incluirAn forro de
vestidos y t6cnicas avanzadas de
costura.


Walter Trout . .
(Viene de la pdgina 1)
boa prestando servicio desde 1956.
Ardiente golfista, el Alcaide
Trout fue president y es ahora
vicepresidente del Club de Golf de
Gamboa y organize el Tomeo
Abierto Anual Wally Trout en
Gamboa. El torneo se convirti6 en
un eveito tan popular en los llti-
mos 9 afios que tuvo que mudarse
para el Club de Golf de Summit
Hills quo es mis grande.
Wally Trout, es bien conocido
en Panama en los circulos canaste-
ros, pues jug6 baloncesto en la
Liga de PanamA de 1950 a 1959
con equipos como Policia Nacional
v Cerveza Balboa.


Victor Herr, director de m6sica de
las escuelas estadounidenses. Las
bandas combinadas y las animado-
ras de barras de las dos escuelas
secundarias proporcionaran musica
y colorido durante el juego y el
descanso del medio tiempo.


Consejo de Paraiso

Tendra Interesante

Reunion el Dia 12
Una emocionante conferencia
sobre viajes por diferentes paises
y con vistas de lugares interesantes
serA presentada en la pr6xima reu-
ni6n del Consejo Civico de Paraiso.
La reunion tendrA lugar en la
Escuela Secundaria de Paraiso el
mi6rcoles a las 7:30 p.m.
Se invita a los residents de las
conmnidades hermanas de Paraiso
y Pedro Miguel a que asistan a
esta interesantisima conferencia,
que sern ofrecida por una cortesia
de la Agencia de Viajes Giscome
de la ciudad de PanamA.


No se Puede

Estacionar

En el Cesped
A los residents de casas del
Canal de PanamA se les recuerda
que no se permit estacionar re-
molques, botes o autos en el ces-
ped y que los que tengan proble-
mas de estacionamiento deberAn
llanar a la Oficina de la Vivienda
para que les ayude.
La Oficina de la Vivienda aten-
derA cada caso individualmente y
avudarA a los residents a buscar
una soluci6n para su problema par-
ticular. Una soluci6n para ese tipo
de estacionamiento seria la cons-
trucci6n de plataformas de con-
cret o de cobertizos con piso de
cemento financiados por los inte-
resados, pero antes de comenzar la
construcci6n se necesita una auto-
rizaci6n escrita de ]a Oficina de la
Vivienda.
Toda persona que desee permiso
para construir cualquier tipo de
estacionamiento debe presentar
una solicitud por escrito a la Ofi-
cina de la Vivienda en que se deta-
llen los planes e incluir un dibujo
de la construcci6n que se plane.
La localizaci6n de tales esta-
cionamientos se controlarA desde
el punto de vista de la apariencia,
el menoscabo de los derechos de los
vecinos o la interferencia con ins-
talaciones piiblicas. No se permi-
tirA que se obstruyan las aceras.
Ello va contra las reglamentaciones
de la Zona del Canal.
La Oficina de la Vivienda debera
aprobar los materials que se usen
en la construcci6n de las plata-
formas de estacionamiento y no se
permitirAi el uso de piedra molida,
ya que obstaculiza la operaci6n del
enuipo para cortar hierba.


El Gobernador . .
(Viene de la pdgina 1)
A los empleados se les concede-
ra tiempo libre para hacer los arre-
glos para los funerales o asistir a
los mismos, o para los servicios re-
ligiosos de un pariente que haya
fallecido como consecuencia de una
herida, enfermedad o lesi6n.
El t6rmino "pariente cercano"
estA definido como el c6nyuge del
empleado, padres, hijos, hermano
o hermana, y "cualquier individuo
emparentado por sangre o afinidad
cuya estrecha asociaci6n con el
desaparecido fue tal que puede
tener el equivalente de un paren-
tesco familiar", de acuerdo con la
Direcci6n de Personal.
Para tomar los 3 dias libres, los
empleados deberin hacer una soli-
citud a su jefe de direcci6n.


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Estos fueron los golfistas que ganaron trofeos en el
torneo de golf celebrado en el Dia de las Cooperativas
de Cr6dito. De izquierda a derecha estAn la Sra. Myrtle
Burnett entregando el trofeo a Alberto Howard, quien
fue el campe6n con 111 golpes; Herlinda Mite y el


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subcampe6n Luis Dyer, que logr6 112; la Sra. Aurelia
de Boyce y Virgilio Blanchard, que termin6 tercero
con 128 y Edward Inniss, vicepresidente de la Coope-
rativa de Credito, con Alberto Dyer, que finalize
cuarto con 130.


GOBIERNO DE LA ZONA DEL CANAL-COMPASIA DEL CANAL DE PANAMA
DIRECTION DE PERSONAL

Lista de Vacantes y Traslados Para Empleados

POSICIONES PERMANENTES Va-


Salario
Trabajador de Encuadernaci6n, M-7 --- ----------- --- $1.66
Gerente de Restaurante, NM-5 ------- ------$5.699.20
Operario(a) de Perforadora, NM-2/3 ---- $2.766.40/$3.702.40
Oficinista-Esten6grafo(a), NM-3 1---------$3.702.40
Oficinista-Esten6grafo(a), NM-5/6 -- ---- $5.699.20/$6.302.40
Oficinista Mccan6grafo(a), NM-3 I___----------.------- $3.702.40
Enfermera Clinica, NM-5/7_------------ $6.406.40/$7.176.00
Enfermera Clinica/Enfermera de Salubridad Pfblica,
NM-5/7_ ---------------- $6.406.40/$7.176.00
Proyectista de Sistemas de Computadora
Electr6nica, NM-9/11 ---- -------$8.403.20/$10.025.60
Analista de Computadora, NM-12 -------------------------$11.897.60
Electricista, M-11 ------------------------$3.36
Aprendiz de Administraci6n de Negocios (Egresado
Universitario), NM-5/7 1 -------------- $'5.699.20/$6.947.20
Guardia (Masculino), NM-2/3 1 ----- .-__$2.766.40/$3.702.40
Ilustrador, NM-5/8-----------------$5.699.20/$7.654.40
Ayudante Operario de Esclusas, M-5_--- -- ------$1.38
Aseador, M-l_.-- 1------ ------------- -.-- $1.30
Obrero (Trabajos Pesados-Erradicaci6n de Plagas), M-4 -- $1.36
Primer Capataz, Mantenimiento de Viviendas, MS-3/10 $3.60
Mecanico Tornero, M-11------- --- $3.36
Tcnico M6dico en Radiologia (Diagnostico), NM-6 ----- $6.302.40
Auxiliar de Enfermeria, NM-2 -- --------$2.766.40
Enfermera de Sala de Operaciones, NM-7/8 ____ $7.176.00/$7.924.80
Ayudante Farmac6utico, NM-3 _----.------------- $3.702.40
Operario de Equipo de Fotocopia, M-6--- -------------- $1.43
Policia Raso, PL-1 1 -- .----- -------- $8.000.00
Analista de Tarifas, NM-5/11 .l.._ $5,699.20/$10.025.60
Auxiliar, Actividades Recreativas (Deportes), NM-3 (Intermitente) $1.78
Subjefe Ingeniero Civil/Geodesta, NM-11-------- $11.315.20
Subjefe Ingeniero General (Cilculos), NM-12 ------ $12.272.00
Subjefe Analista en Administraci6n, NM-11_---- -- $10.025.60
Subjefe Meteor6logo (General), NM-11--------------------$11.003.20
Oficinista de Abastos. NM- ------------ -- $2.704.00
Oficinista de Abastos, NM-3 ..------ --- --$3.702.40
POSICIONES TEMPORALES
TWcnico(a) de Contabilidad, NM-4/6 (NTE 6-30-70)_$5.137.60/$6.302.40
Reparador de Equipo Automotor, M-5 (Se Requiere
Licencia para Manejar) (NTE 1 Afio)-_ -_----$1.38
MecAnico Automotor, M-10 (Se Requiere Licencia para
Manejar) (NTE 1 Ano)---------- ------ $2.76
Mccanico Automotor (Carroceria y Guardafangos), M-10
(Se Requiere Licencia para Manejar) (NTE 1 Aio) .-------$2.76
Oficinista-Esten6grafo(a) NM-41 (NTE 4-30-70) _- $5.137.60
Mozo de Oficios Pesados (Servicio de Comidas), M-3 (NTE 6-1-70) $1.34
Guardia, NM-4 (NTE 6-27-70) ____.____-------._---- $5.137.60
Mccinico de Equipo Pesado, M-11 (Se Requiere Licencia
para Manejar) (NTE 1 Afio) ..------ .- ------ $3.36
Ayudante Mecanico de Equipo Pesado, M-5 (Se Requiere
Licencia para Manejar) (NTE 1 Ailo) __---- --$1.38
Ayudante Reencauchador de Llantas, M-5 (Se Requiere
Licencia para Manejar) (NTE 1 Afio) ---- --- $1.38
Primer Capataz Pintor de Mantenimiento, MS-3/7 (NTE 6-13-70)-.$2.50
Capataz Planchista, MS-2a/ll (NTE 6-13-70)
(Trabajos de Altura) --.- --- .. ----- $3.74
Pintor de Mantenimiento, M-7 (NTE 6-13-70) _----$1.66
Oficinista de Imprenta (Mecanografia). NM-4 (NTE 4-30-70) -$5.137.60
TcChero, M-9 (NTE 6-13-70) --. ---- --$2.31
Oficinista de Abastos (Mecanografia), NM-3 (NTE Junio 70) _-$3.702.40
Conductor de Cami6n, M-6 (NTE 1 Afio) (F.F.H.) _---$1.43
Soldador, NM-11 (Se Requiere Licencia para Manejar) (NTE 1 Afio)_$3.36


La solicitud debe ser sometida en el Formulario 443, SOLI-
CITUD PARA TRASLADO. DeberA someterse una solicited se-
parada para cada categoria de empleo. Si hace solicited para
mis de una posici6n, indique el orden de preferencia. Se indican
los anuncios nuevos en letras negritas. Los salaries indicados
sernn aumentados a los ciudadanos de EE. UU. por medio del
diferencial apropiado ademis del factor impuesto cuando debe


Dirccridn o Divisidn
Imprenta
Abastos
Contraloria
Contraloria
Navegaci6n
Contraloria
Hospital Gorgas

Medicine Preventiva


A 1


Contraloria
Contraloria
Esclusas


Abastos
Policia


Ingenieria
Esclusas
Electricidad
Sanidad
Manteniiniento
Esclusas
Hospital Gorgas
Hospital de Palo Seco
Hospital de Coco Solo
Hospital de Corozal
Servicios Administrativos
Policia
Contraloria
Escuelas
Ingenieria
Ingenieria
Dragado
Ingenieria
Hospital de Coco Solo
Almacenes


Contraloria

Transporte a Motor


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Transporte a Motor A-P 3-3

Transport a Motor P 2
Servicios Administrativos P 1
Hospital de Coco Solo A 1
Esclusas A 2

Transport a Motor P 1

Transport a Motor P 2

Transporte a Motor P 2
Manteniinento P 1

Mantenimiento P 1
Mantenimiento P 45
Servicios Administrativos P 1
vMantenimiento P 8
Almacenes P 1
Transporte a Motor A-P 13-33
Transport a Motor A 1


aplicarse. El simbolo 1 indica que es necesario un examen
cscrito. El simbolo indica que es una posici6n de seguridad
donde pitede emplearse solamcnte ciuddaanos estadounidcnses.
Mayor informaci6n puede obtenerse en el Ramo de Empleo y
Utilizaci6n de Empleados, tcl6fonos 2-1221, 2-3618 6 3-1288.
No deben comunicarse dirctamente con los funcionarios do
empleo.


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