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Title: The Panama Canal spillway = el Canal de Panamá spillway
Alternate Title: Spillway
Canal de Panamá Spillway
Spillway del Canal de Panamá
Physical Description: 37 v. : ill. ; 43 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Canal Zone
Canal Zone
Panama Canal Company
United States -- Panama Canal Commission
United States
Publisher: Panama Canal
Place of Publication: Balboa Hights C.Z
Balboa Hights, C.Z
Publication Date: December 12, 1969
Frequency: biweekly[jan. 6, 1984-1999]
weekly[ former -dec. 23, 1983]
Subjects / Keywords: Periodicals -- Canal Zone   ( lcsh )
Periodicals -- Panama Canal (Panama)   ( lcsh )
Genre: federal government publication   ( marcgt )
periodical   ( marcgt )
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: VID00747
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
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Preceded by: Spillway
Succeeded by: Faro (Balboa, Panama)

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Gi,; otf'the Palnam~a Crnal Musseumip

Vol.VII, N. 2 Moe Tan 5 Yars f Srvie t Wold ommrceFriday, December 1 2, 1969

Spillage Regulations Ed~orced

A ushe Events
. .
Wall Hobbebt
4.. . a a
bemana del- Mar
Members of the Greater Miami
Ski Club will perform acrobatics
and water skiing events in the nau-
tical show to be presented by the
Panama Yacht and Fislung Club
during "Semana del Mar Decem-
her 18-21 at Panama Bay in front
of Balboa Avenue.
All the boats which will par-
ticipate in the Chisico Presidente
de la Republica Sunday, Docom-
ber 21, from the Yacht Club to

Tx it oandF ack will bebput on
Private boats also will be on dis-
Craft from Panama and the Camil
Zone may compete in the President s
Classic and the eight other events.
Entries must be registered by De-
cember 15 and further information
is available by calling Panama
25-3375 or 25-4465
Highlights of the "Semana del
Mar" will be aquatic events by
members of the Greater Miami Ski-
Ters Saturday at 3 p.m. and Sunday
at 12 noon. The aquaticsC 1 Wiis
under the direction 0 -
liam Alderman. Members are: Irma

H c n O L aeveD o 1,Sandra
Fink, Jean Andette, Bruce Andette,
Chuck Leavengood, and Patricia
A Peruvian silver cup valued at
$3,000 will be presented to the
winner of the President Classic.
Other prizes valued at $3,000 will
be given
(See photo on p. 4.)

ROTC Review
The 21st annual ROTC Brigade
Review originally scheduled at Cris-
tobal Stadium will be held at Bal-
boa Stadium tonight at 7 0 clock
because heavy rains have drenched
the field at Cristabal. Gen. G. B.
Mather, Commander-in-Chief, U.S.
Southern Command, will be the
reviewing officer.

Owned by Grundu Pastor

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1 15 our mg ar

CIS lY lU aleS

the addition of a washer-dryer and
a small ironing room would add
much to the comfort and conveni-
once of the passengers during the
5-day trip.
Also concerning the Cristobal was
a discussion about the shipment of
replacements for privately owned
cars. There seems to be much con-
fusion concerning the regulations
and the Governor said that the
matter would be checked into and
clarified. He pointed out that the
regulations come from Washington,
Mrs. Doris Sanders, president,
Cristobal, Margarita, and Brazos
Heights, mentioned the lack of any
freight forwarding facilities at the
New Orleans piers and suggested
that something be done to correct
the situation. She also suggested a
surgical ward for women at the
Coco Solo Hospital and gave a
sketch of the proposal to the Gov-
ernor showing how one third of the
men's surgical ward could be used
for this purpose.
The parking problem in Gatun
was brought up by Mrs. Mary Fall,
president, Gatun Civic Council, who
suggested as a possible solution the
paying of the areas between the
houses. She noted that the problem
has gotten worse now that no cam-
pers or boats are allowed on the
grass. She also asked if more
benches could be installed at the
Catun Railroad Station which now
has only one bench.
Dr. Teddy Arias, 1st vice pres-
ident, Pacific Civic Council, com-
mented favorably on the tree plant-
(Continued on p. 4)

Would you like to have a real
Santa Claus visit your house this
The Church of Jesus Christ of
Latter-day Saints of Balboa has
made arrangements for Santa to
visit your little children on the even-
ings of December 18, 19, 20, and 22.
Parents who wish to delight their
little ones with a personal visit from
Santa Claus may call Lt. Col.
William R. Mutter, Howard AFB,
27-4-6206 and give the names and
ages of their children.
The charge for the Santa service
is $2 per visit.

1970 Tele hone Book

Discussions of oil pollution and
the anticipated problems of sewage
disposal as the population increases
highlighted the recent executive
session of the U.S. Civic Councils.
Cov. W. P. Leber presided over
the session which was attended by
Lt. Cov. R. S. Hartline and F. R.
Johnson, assistant chief, Executive
Planning Staff.
Mrs. Majel Reinheimer, represen-
tative of Cristobal, Margarita, and
Brazos Heights, brought up the
question of oil pollution and stated
that the problem has not been
solved. The Governor agreed that
the complete answer has not been
found but that regulations concern-
ing spillage by vessels in Canal
waters are being strictly enforced
and that a number of methods of
control are being tried.
He noted that oil pollution con-
trol has been under intensive con-
tinuous study for the past few years.
The Marine Bureau has purchased
an oil boom, chemicals, pumps, and
spraying equipment and a ton of
straw for final cleanup. For routine
harbor cleanup, a skimmer device
was ordered. Johnson said that this
device is now installed at Cristabal
The Governor pointed out that
when the oil spillage accumulates
in open areas, a spray boom launch,
which was rigged under the direc-
tion of the Cristobal Port Captain,
is used to spray the oil with disper-
sant chemicals. A local company
has stocked 100 barrels of this chem-
ical. The whole operation will cost
about $6,500 per month but its suc-
cess is not yet proven.
Mrs. Reinheimer said that she
had seen the experiment conducted
with the use of straw an it ap-
peared effective but Governor Leber
added that the decision on the use
of straw would be determined on
the feasibility, the costs, and the
ability to retrieve and dispose of
the oil-soaked straw.
Questions concerning the dis-
posal of sewage in the Canal Zone
were asked by Mrs. Reinheimer.
The Governor said that water flow
in the Canal and tides have helped
to keep the problem under control
and constant surveillance is main-
tained but that with the population
increase, additional measures are
bei studied.t He notalidthatd t

the formulating of future plans as
the population growth increases the
possibility of the pollution of
beaches and fishing areas.
Suggestions concerning the im-
proving of facilities aboard the
SS Cristobal were offered by Doug-
las Schmidt, 2d vice president, Pa-
cific Civic Council, and Mrs. Rein-
heimer. Schmidt said passengers
with infants or small children are
often assigned rooms with showers
but with no facilities for bathing
children. He suggested that small
plastic bathtubs be purchased and
kept aboard the ship for this pur-
pose, and that folding playpens and
highchairs with trays be placed
aboard the ship for those who need
Mrs. Reinheimer mentioned that

Theyea tat is enrabe Frdtouingca wa bult Curundu Protestant Church, by Michael Zombory,

Some people have trouble keep-
ing their 1970 super special deluxe
model car in running condition-but
Dr. Robert L. Hubbard, new pastor
of the Curundu Protestant Church,
has an automobile build in 1915
that runs like a top.
It is a Ford T model touring car
of the t e that was produced by
the hundreds of thousands between
the years 1909 and 1927. To anyone
who ever owned one of Henry
Ford's famous early products, its
good behavior comes as no surprise-
Purring like a kitten, the bright
fellow classic Ford arrived at the
dBalboa License Section recently,
piloted by its proud owner and fol-
lowed by an entourage of classic
car buffs.
While passersby stood by in ad-
iniration, Michael Zombory, Chief
of the License Section, and some of
his staff, presented Dr. Hubbard
1970 license plate No. 1915 m honor
of the year that the car came off
Henry Ford's assembly line. The
Ford is the oldest automobile in

service registered in the Canal Zone.
In answer to the question whether
the car could meet inspection stand-
ards, Dr. Hubbard quoted a regula-
tion that it must be equipped with
whatever was standard during the
year of production. Except for a top,
this Ford has everything a 1915 tin
Lizzie is supposed to have.
Dr. Hubbard admitted that the
original engine had been replaced
by a former owner with a relatively
new 1927 edition having a self
starting mechanism. Also a gear
was added to help four-cylinder
lizzie climb hills. But otherwise she
is the same as she was 55 years ago
-with wooden spoke wheels, tires
measuring 30 by 3 inches and a
bright brass engine cowling. Her
hood, fenders, and remning boards
are made of tin.
D H bb d h 'll
r. u ar says te car wi go
up to mi es an our an uses
about 1 allon of fuel eve 15
nailes. He paid $660 for the 7ar in
55 d tl offe d
,400.anLizr ceno t alaout $ 0
brand new in 1915. Dr. Hubbard
isn t selling.
The car was purchased in Cal-
ifornia from a young man who was
turning Lizzie in for a Thunder-
bird. A classic car admirer for many
years, Dr. Hubbard said that this
was the first one he had owned. He
is now a member of the Horseless
Carriage Club, California Division.
He didn't have to do much to
n ,,
Ins new old car which came
equipped with most of its original
tools and the standard gas tank
located under the front seat. The
former owner had installed new
Dr. and Mrs. Hubbard make
regular use of the Ford as a second
car. And he has gotten used to such
questions as "Did you buy it new
at the factory?"

prefix code for calls from outside
the immediate hospital area will be
changed from 34 to 32. The hos-
pital PABX 200 series numbers will
be changed to 600 series numbers.
A hospital number dialed from out-
side the hospital area will be 32-6xx
instead of 34 and the last two digits
of the telephone number.
These changes will bring these
areas more in line with the proposed
Panama Canal Company telephone
numbering plan which will go into
effect upon completion of the new
Balboa telephone exchange.

The new Panama Canal Com-
pany 1970 Telephone Directory
which will be distributed beginning
December 29, will contain some
numbering changes, which will
become effective January 1.
A digit is being eliminated from
the Gatun Locks PABX prefix code
and all of the 200 series ntunbers
will be changed to 700 and the 300
series numbers will be changed to
800. Under the new plan 5-7xx and
5-8xx will be dialed instead of
58-2xx and 58-3xx to reach Catun
The Coco Solo Hospital PABX



By Emily J. Price

Books make fine Christmas pres-
ents, and can be found locally or
ordered for States delivery from
your favorite hometown store. Here
are a few suggestions: good new
novels include Rumer Godden's In
This House of Brede, Frieda
Arkin's The Dorp, Chaim Fotok's
The Promise and C. S. Forester's
collection of short stories (one is
about the Canal Zone) called The
Man on the Yellow Raft. For
mystery lovers Rex Stout has a good
collection in Kings Full of Aces and
Agatha Christie will have a new
one out called Halloween Party.
Daphne du Maurier has written a

t usea ta rafantasy in The
In the non-fiction field, Phyllis
McGinley's Saint-Watching will
appeal to people of many denomi-
nations as a thoughtful history of

1st Lt. Milton G. Parsons, left, and CWO Michael W. Basham, right, two
long-time friends from Balboa, chat in Vietnam where they met recently.
Parsons, the commanding oncer of the 25th Public Information Detach-
ment, 101st Airborne Division (Airmobile), is the son of Mrs. Dorothy S-
Bright, of Balboa. He was graduated from Balboa High School in 1962
and earned his bachelor of science degree in wildlife biology in 1966,
after which he was commissioned a 2d lieutenant under the Army's ROTC
program. Basham is a helicopter pilot with the 3d Brigade Aviation of
the 101st Airborne Division. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Bradford,
of Balboa. A 1964 graduate of Balboa High School, he received his ass,
date in science degree in Engineering from the Canal Zone College in
1966. He received his warrant in July 1968 and went directly to the
Republic of Vietnam with his aviation unit. He holds the Air Medal with
several oak leaf clusters. The two met when Parsons, traveling to a
northern firebase, discovered Basham was piloting the aircraft*

(Schedule subject to change without notice)

many great men and women. For
the true scientist and the would-be
one, Eugine Marais' The Soul of
the Ape is a fascinating choice.
A great new biography is Nelson
and the Hamiltons by Jack Russell,
and even Republicans seems to be
intrigued by Dean Acheson's ac-
count of his 11 years in the State
Department titled Present at the
Specialized, very beautiful and
rather expensive books are Living
Plants of the World by L. J. Milne,
gloriously illustrated with color
photographs, and The Horizon
Cookbook and Illustrated History

tohe e odrtl der a
recent books about the local scene,
Dr. C. E. Keeler's Cuna Indian Art
which tells a lot about "molas,"
and David Howarth's Panama: 400
hich I Id
years . w is a so so mte
English edition, illustrated, with
the title The Golden Isthmus.
There are wonderful choices for
children. For the very young child
the warm pictures and charming
verses of If I Were a Mother by
Kazue Mizumura, and the ridicu-
lous situations pictured by Ellen
Raskin in Spectacles, are delightful.



Peter Bolton
Albert D. Burkett
Catalino E. Cordoba
Ernesto Elliott
Pedro A. Gordon
Clyde L. Holden
Julitin Martinez
Robert O. Morgan

Abraham H. Ambulo
Clifford E. Bovell
Encarna i6n Corpas

Juan Francisco Estrada
Samuel H. Toribio
Martin Wilfred Brown
Pedro Q. Flores
Pablo A. Cuerra

Dr. Rafael Ramirez
Arles Fermindez D

Richard Lloyd

n 4 .
0111 ILXIllbit

The Cristobal Coin Club will
11018 its annual Christmas coin ex-
12ibit and bourse in the main lobby
of the Cristobal YMCA tomorrow
from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. The public
Is mvited. Those wishing to par-
ticipate should call Bob Karrer
Fort Culick 2005, or Ernie or Edith
Stiebritz, Caton 169.



Ait The Mlo vres

4:15-"Do You Know"
5 tNrAohw3m News
5:30-Th"Mar eleF ah34th Street"
C odNews In Spanish
8:05 The Jimmy Rodgers Show
M CanalSZ aC Th Week:
"Woody Allen"
u rndTM ,
10:45-Here's Eddie

j" ownond Saddles"
5:00-SCN Afternoon News
5:05-A@TiooCn 4th Street,,

5: -D o ne
6 A harHersBro C tmas
7:05-Hawan Calls
8 M-ACCountry Happening
8:05-D-Day Revisited (Special)
9:M-Can nehCalendar

10:40-Fo"Miranle On 34th Street"

r non of the Yukon
5:00-SON Afternoon News
5:05-Afternoon (Cont.)
"Miracle On 34th Street"
5:30-Animal World

50 o parish
8:00-SCN News
8:05-Kraft Music Hall Christmas
9:00-Ca loZone Calendar
9:05-Armchair Theater:
"It's A Wonderful Life"
11:15-Late News Headlines
11:18-Heart of the City

official publication of the Panama
ra cewsmm diavalablhtaoeal{ in re
ea e riisnhetdow tahkoeut f amcTadanuO'
Governor of the Canal Zone
Lieutenant Governor
Information Opicer
Material intended for publication in
the SPILLWAY should be delivered to
the Panama Canal Press Office or
site tBa eig C.SunswAv'
Distributed free to all Panama
Canal employees. Subscription cost
for others (including mailing) 82.60 a
ear. Make checks pa7bledo Panama
s (8LWAYOm CH nionS, / d
Balboa Heights, C.Z.


The following schedule of hours
of operation of the Panama Canal
retail stores and service centers
during the Christmas Season has
been announced by the Supply and
Community Service Bureau:
Balboa Main Second Floor, Mens-
wear Annex, Housewares, and Shoe
Through December 18: Regular
store hours.
December 19, 20, 22, and 23: Open
continuously from 10 a.m. to 10
December 24: Open continuously
from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
December 25 and January 1:

December 26 through 31: Regular
store hours.
Halboa Supermarket will be open
from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. every
day, including December 25 and
January 1
Coco Solo and Rainbow City
Retail Stores:
Through December 18: Regular
store hours.
December 19, 20, 22, and 23: Open
continuously from 10 a.m. to 9
De ember 24: Open continuously
from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
December 25 and January 1:

December 26 through 31: Regular
store Imurs.and Paraiso Retail

Through December 20: Regular
store hours.
December 22 and 23: Open con-
tinuously from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m-
December 24: Open continuously
from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
December 25 and January 1:
December 26 through 31: Regular
store hours.
Gamboa Vending and Conveni-
ence Section, Paraiso Service Cen-
ter, Margarita Service Center Mer-
(Continued on p. 3)

1:00-SCN Afternoon News
1:05-Captain Kangaroo
4 rndeo Fiwas
5 m Deeka n Pro-Football
6 00-Weekend '89
Moeje>eMaB sCp Show
7 35-Get Smart
H w's ood Palace
9 00-Canal Zone Calendar
Do G oSm T seOlympic
10:30-Focus On Today
10:50-Sa u "sNFghtna ice n

1:oo-scN News
1:50-Frank MqGee: "Maurice
2:@ DaSn aye Christmas Show

3 -CBrotlin omi The Olympic
4:45-The Mike Douglas Show
6 -C o eon of the Yukon
6:55-Special Report
7:05-Lawrence Welk Show
8: eNM se7merica Pageant
9:50-The a oore Christmas
10-30-Focu n Today
10:50-This Is The Life
11:15-The Sacred Heart

4:15-Andy GrifHth
5:@-- NAe n 3 sStr t"

6:30-The Big Picture
: 5 RCN NmM tiSpanishh-In
8:00-SCN News
8:05-Barefoot In Athens
9:20-Canal Zone Calendar
9:25-The Tonight Show
10:30-Focus On Today
10:50-Schlitz Playhouse

4 Al rnm Show
-SCN Afternan News
"Miracle On 34th Street"

it It nk 's Coun
6:55-SCN News In Spanish
7:05-The Red Skelton Hour
8 -S N so Christmas Show
9:00-Canal Zone Calendar
9:05-Armchair Theater:
Forger of London'
10:40-Focus On Today
11:00-Gale Storm Show

To make a long story short, there's
nothing like having the boss walk
in Unex ectedl
9 7-

Capt. Richard G. Bright, Jr., recently
received his unlimited license as a
pilot with the Panama Canal. He is
from Willistown, Pa., and has a
bachelor of science degree from the
New York State Marme College in
New York. He served with the U.S.
Navy from 1947 to 1951 and was
employed by the American Export
Isbrandtsen Lines from 1956-68.

BALBOA (Air Conditioned)
Sat.-Sun 2-00d00d.m -Mdon., :30

n Os /30ApDnandyf 'sA 7,
This Must Be Belgium (AY)
Fri., 6:15, 8:15 p.m.-Robinson Crusoe
& Mars (AYC)
Sat.-The Man, The Woman, And
The Money (AY)
Sunday Matinee, 2:00 p.m. (T-105
1 1

Fri --Five Million Years To Earth (AY)
Friday Owl Show, 10:00 p.m.-Naked
Jungle (AYC)
Sat., 8:15 p.m.-Popi (A, Y-mature)
Sun.-Villa Rides (A)
Tues.-Camelot (AY)
Wed.-Murderer's Row (A)
Fri.-Where Eagles Dare (AY)
Friday Owl Show, 10:00 p.m.-The
Endless Summer (AYC)
COCO SOLO (Air Conditioned) *
Sat., 7:00 p.m.-Sun., 2:00, 7:00 p.m.-
Battle Of Britain (AYC)
is ( loea AGPI
W T r Oe Hundred Rifles (A)
Fr e (UNITE de e DC isSSi 1
IloA d by: The Agony And The
Sat.--On3 1 heen Larf (AY)T-103
mins.)-Dog Of Flanders (AYC)
in n.--The S Ikm Moon (AY)
1Ved.-The Slender Thread (AY)
Thurs.-Divorce American Style (A)
wl h wml :r p.m.-World
t aie ,7:Gdt E ggroll (dYC)
mms.)-sharkfighters (AYC)
Sun.-File Of The Golden Goose (A)
Tues.-Divorce American Style (A)

Thurs.-The Man, The Woman, And
Fri oS adAr Eread (AY)

Special Matmees
(R), AYC or as Listed ***
Saturday, December 13, 1969

Su la
:00 .m
Night Of The2 Gripzly-Clint Walker:
A savage grizzly terrorizes a small
western town. (Color.) T-110 mins.
6:15 p.m.
Smoky-Fess Parker: The life and devel-
opment of a wild black stallion. (Color.)
T-110 mins.
2:00 p.m.

FohaTheLI- ebOf Mike--Ric rdt Bas
dreams that come true. (Color.) s

2:00 p.m.
The Great Siour Massacre Joseph Cot-
ten: The story of custer's last stand.
(Color.) AY. T-08 mins.
2:00 p.m.
The Big Mouth-Jerry Lewis: The chase
is on as Jerry collides with police and
crooks. (SIT.) (Color.)
T-114 mins.

exoAll mght hows beg mts 60 tp.m.
change without notice.
Xto 12ng people 12 to 16; C, children
T-Indicates Total Running Time.
R-Indicates Repeat..
SIT-Indicates Seamsh Titles.

Because of the Christmas and
New Years Day holidays, deadlines
Wil be advanced 1 day for the
SPH.LwAY issues of December 26
and January 2.
\htterial intended for poolication
On both of these dates must be in
the Press Office by noon the preced-
ing Friday. Only urgent diaterial
* can be accepted as late as Monday
durin these 2 weeks.

December 12, 1969

Page 2

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Capt. Alv~W in ~ ~Ji L. Gallin MaieDrctr tlf, rsnste trKy

Curundu MS

Xmas Musical

Is Planned
The Christmas musical in the

s""""w" "\c...s seq.nedH
chestra, and vocal groups Decem-
ber 18 at 7:30 p.m.
More than 400 young musicians
will present special traditional
Christmas music.
a ,,
A trumpet solo, Toy Trumpet,
by Leroy Anderson will be pre-
sented by Ken Gerhart. Soloist Bill
O'Connell on the trumpet will team
u with Robert Rendon on the snare
2 ..
drum in a festive feature, Rat-A-
Tat-Toot, with the Cougar Band

ro a r na ceSerrr
be offered by the orchestra.
The Curundu Junior High School
Chorus, consisting of 7th, 8th, and
9th grades, will present selections
by Bach, Ringwald, Vance, and
Laeititiae *
G. Stronach will conduct the
vocal activity while W. Woodruff
will be in charge of the instrumental

FO11ce To Hold

Xmas Party

For Kiddies
Members of the Canal Zone Police

a Clam nrelbresent bl mom
Panama, met recently to discuss
plans for a Christmas party for 550
school and preschool children to be
held December 19'
Personnel of the Balboa Police
District and the Canal Zone Peni-
tentiary will sponsor the event
which will include distributing toys,
refreshments, and other items.
This is an annual Christmas pro-
ject which was started by Chief
Caddis Wall in 1956.
Present at the meeting were:
Magistrate Francisco Jain, Miss
Clara Jain, Andrbs Ja6n, director
of Santa Clara School; Miss Gloria
L6pez, director of Huile School;
Capt. H. C. Richards, Balboa, dis-
trict police commander; and Police
Officer Jimmy Dunn, coordinator
and chairman of the Christmas

Get ready to mothball your um-
brella and reflect a bit on dry after-
noon golf games and rainless days
at the beach. The dry season is
almost u on us. Not that we will
not have a few light showers or so
during the next few weeks, that
alwa s happens during the transi-
When the winds come out of the
north and when the Pacific Ocean
cools, you can be sure the season
11as changed.
* *
A feeling of warmth and good
tidings came over us the other day
when reading an account in the
of a new bathtub for two designed
by an Englishman. We knew the
English would finally do it. Amer-
ioans have been bathing together
for years as have the Orientals. But
it took the practicality of the Eng-

Sale of Xmas

TreeS BeginS

This Sunday
Christmas trees will go on sale
1 p.m., Sunday, at Building 10,
Maintenance Division, Industrial
Area on the Pacific side, and at
Building 1143, at the rear of the
Coco Solo Post Office, on the At-
lantic side.
The trees, balsam, fir, and Scotch
pine, will be sold from 1 to 6 p.m.,
Sunday, and from 10 a.m. to 5:30
p.m. during week days, and from
9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturdays.
Christmas trees also will be
available at the Gatun Service
Center, the Gamboa Retail Store,
the Paraiso Retail Store, and the
Rainbow City Retail Store begin-
ning at 8:30 a.m., Monday.
Advance orders will not be neces-
sary and customers may have their
trees delivered for an additional fee
of 50 cents.

New Eagle Scout

The popular Sunday Brunch will
be offered in the Tivoli Guest
House air conditioned Roosevelt
Room Sunday December 14 from
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The menu this week will feature
assorted fruit and juice trays, rolled
hot cakes with fruit filling, French
toast with syrup, roast beef, hash
with eggs, grilled bacon, assorted
dry cereals, buttered toast, cin-
namon toast, popovers, assorted
coffee cakes, coffee, tea, or milk.
The price for all you can eat is
only $1.75 for adults and $1.25 for
The Tivoli Guest House will fea-
ture German cooking at the Mon-
day night weekly buffet.
The special mena for this week
will include sauerbraten, potato
dumplings, German style sauer-
kraut, hot German potato salad, rye
bread, rolls and butter, relish tray,
assorted pastries, beverage.
There are three convenient seat-
ings at 5:30, 6:30, and 7:30 p.m.

at -e2a leall and make reservations
Adults $1.65, children $1.10.
Highlight of the year at the Tivoli

C.Z. Store Hours
(Continued from p. 2)
chandise Section. Rainbow City
Service Center, Balboa Service Cen-
ter, Drive Inn, and Pacific Lunche-
Open regular hours every day, in-
cluding December 25 and lan~
uary 1.
Margarita Service Center and
Diablo Heights Cafeterias:
Open continuously 24 hours every
day, including December 25 anc1
January 1.
Catun Convenience Section, Coco
Solo Service Center, Cristabal Serv-
ice Center, Corgas Lunchconette,
Atlantic Luncheonette Casohne
Stations, and Bowling Alleys:
Closed December 25 and January 1
and open regular hours on other
Theaters will be open as an-
nounced in the regular theater

Guest House is the famous annual
Christmas Day buffet which fea-
tures roast turkey and all the trim-
The menu this year, in addition
to roast tom turkey, will include
giblet gravy, sage dressing, Virginia
baked ham, mashed potatoes, green
peas and silver onions, fresh fruit
trays, relish tray of pickles, celery,
olives and carrot sticks, seafood
salad, chicken salad, whole fresh
fruit, nuts in shell, hard candy, after
dinner mints, assorted cheese tray,
crackers, rolls and butter, plunpkin,
mincemeat and apple pie, fruit cake,
and beverage.
Seating hours will be from 12 to
12:15; 6 to 6:15; and 8 to 8:30 p.m-
Reservations should be made as
soon as possible by calling 2-2111-
The price is only $3.25 for adults
and $2 for children.
Lucho Azeb.rraga and his con-
junto will be on hand at the Tivoli
Guest House to play everyone's
favoriteEvm tfor t ec w 1New

at 8 p.m. and continue until 2 a.m.
Tickets for the party will go on
sale December 15 and continue
through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4
p.m. The price of $3.50 per person
"'in incise party envers.
In addition to the evening of
dancing, a breakfast buffet will be
served starting at 1 a.m. for $1.40.
The menu will include scrambled
eggs, toast, grilled bacon, hot cakes
with syrup, jam and jelly, assorted
Juice, coffee, ten, or milk,

Save Those Pencil Stubs
When your pencils become no-
thing but stubs and too short to
use in your office or home, don't
throw them away. Take them to the
Canal Zone Library where they can
be used for checking out hooks and
other tasks.

A combination candy-bake sale,
sponsored by the Cristabal Assem-
bly No. 2, Order of the Rainbow
for Cirls, will be hek1 tomorrow at
the Coco Solo Betail Store lobby
from 10 a.m. until sold out.



lish to deal with how to get two
adult bodies in a tub built for one.
Jolly well done, and all that.
The Romans and the Japanese
with their community bathing tried
to get something going within their
mixed bathing set. But they over-
did it. Bathing with the entire fam-
ily, and even friends, can be a
bloody bore. The kids are always
splashing around and some neighbor
will bring a detestably smelling
soap. Nothing could be worse. What
the English did waas only to intro-
duce an element of order in mixed
On launching (so to speak) the
twin bath, designer Wallace Cos-
lett said "when I mentioned among
my friends that I was going ahead
with the idea of a double hath they
lowered their voices, looked around,
and said, 'To tell you ihe truth, e.h1
boy, my wife and I always bathe
Goslett even accounted for puri-
n sepa en n in h

a divider down the middle. This can
be used for champagne bottles and
glasses, caviar, which always goes
nice with champagne, and a small
FM radio (to keep down the com-
mercials). The divider can also be
used to place soap upon, if you are
so inclined.
* *
Three Panamanian American -
Frenchmen made up to what we
imagine Coiba Islanders look like
are the scene stealers at the Ancon
Theatre in the production of "My
Three Angels." The show runs
through December 20. For reserva-
tions call 2-3786 preferably in the
evening around 7:30, although
you're supposed to be able to make
them from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and then
from 7 to 9 p.m.
We know the show is worth see-
ing for at least two of the three acts.
We had to leave before the third
act because according to the pro-
gram you are not allowed to smoke
or have bottles in the theatre. The
hectic mad rush to get to the near-

missions wore us down. Just couldn't
make it.
a a .
The parking situation at the Army-
Air Force Turkey Bowl was some-
thing to behold. It looked like one
person a car. Heard over the loud
speaker: "Would the man who
parked his car on the railroad track
please move it!" All they had to do
was to wait for the night freight to
come through.

is what sailors do when they want
to be alone and starve and die.
"An albatross is a good luck
piece often hung around the neck.
"What a falling barometer tells
us is that the law of gravity is still
with us.
"A boatswain is the official lover
on a ship. Believe it or not, a burgee
is just a small fing.

Yes, said the Scronge-like, stil
miserly miser, it is better to give
than to receive. And that's all I want
from Christmas: to receive.

PaeS 3


December 12, 1969

; y ,

Richard K. Erbe, who became an Eagle Scout this month, is shown with
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. K. Erbe, of Balboa Heights, wearing his new
badge of rank following the ceremony which was held at the Balboa Union
Church. For his Eagle Scout Project, Richard reviewed and organized
the audiovisual material of the educational department of the Balboa
Union Church. Richard, a member of Troop No. 21, is 14 years old and
has earned 21 merit badges. He is now serving as assistant senior patrol
leader for the troop and as patrol leader for the senior patrol.

Master Key to Locks

* fe ~

Personnel Group Meeting
Leon Anderson, personnel direc-
tor of Sears in Panama and Central
America, will speak at the next
meeting of the Isthmian Chapter,
Society for Persormel Administra-
tion, December 17. .
Anderson will speak on "The
Sears Approach to Personnel Ad-
ministration." The meeting will be
held at noon in the Roosevelt Room
of the Tivoli Guest House.

The basis of prosperity is eco-
nomy . but not at Christmas.


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Alcohol, even when it is abused,
is compatible with a considerable
period of productivity. This is not
necessarily true of marijuana whose
action is far more rapid. It rapidly
interferes with social and economic
productivity. It is especially prone
to interfere with a youngster s drive
in his effort to succeed in school.
His grades quickly fall off as there
is a regression of his desire to
Most marijuana smokers have a
false sense of ability and the con-
sequences can be serious. Young~
sters on pot will drive a car feeling
that they have no impairment of
their ability to do so. Drunks fre-
quently are aware that they can't
handle such tasks and won't attempt
For many, however, marijuana is
most harmful as the teacher of drug
abuse-an introductory course in
the pleasures and pitfalls of depend-
ence where the pleasures are not
nearly so great as promised and the
pitfalls are more than just minor.

f* F *I

ing program in progress in the
Canal Zone but suggested that more
flowering trees be planted to help
beautify the area. He also suggested
that now that the wearing of hel-
mets by the operators of motor-
cycles and scooters seems to be re-
quired in Panama and on military
reservations the Canal Zone also
should require it. He mentioned
that three boys were picked up re~
cently in the San Carlos area by
the Panama National Guard because
they were not wearing helmets and
were not allowed to ride their
motorcycles back to the Canal Zone.
A telephone repairman available
on a 24-hour basis, Sundays and
holidays was suggested by Mrs.
Darleen Ashby, president, Pacific
Civic Council, who added that the
Canal Zone telephone service is far
from satisfactory. Governor Leber
stated that the telephone service is
being upgraded and that new facil-
ities are being installed-


December 12, 1969

Page 4


Irene de Vehisquez, Clerk-Typist
(Stenographer Trainee) to Clerk-
Typist, Operations Division Per-
sonnel Records Administrative
Police Division
Richard G. Livingston, Recreation
Aid, Schools Division, to Police
Accounting Division
Francis J. Reilly, Accounting Tech-
nician to Engineering Technician.
Dredging Division
Sydney O. Daley, Learner (Fire-
man-Floating Plant) to Fireman
(Floating Plant).
Ram6n Del Cid S., Apprentice (Ma-
chinist), 4th Year, to Machinist
Electrical Division
Norman C. Anderson, Foreman
(Mechanical-Power Station) to
Supervisor (Mechanical Power-
System), Power Branch.
Engineering Division
Armando SeddaCartographic Tech-
nician to Supervisory Cartogra-
phic Technician.
Isaac Bermudez T., Surveying Aid
to Motor Launch Operator
Maintenance Division
Anthony J. Kucikas, Lead Foreman
Joiner to General Foreman
Ricardo Chen B., Welder to Leader
Alfredo D. Low, Apprentice (Phun-
ber), 4th Year, to Plumber.
Ray I. Sealed, Apprentice (Machin-
ist) to Machinist.

Office of the Director
Ellen M. Robertson, Clerk-Stenog-
rapher to Secretary (Stenog-
Gorgas Hospital
Coralia R. Avilds, Clerk-Dictating
Machine Transcriber to Medical
Record Librarian.
Stephen I. Hegedus, Hospital Res-
ident, 2d Year, to Hospital Res-
ident, 3d Year.
Division of Preventive Medicine
Clifford E. Phillips, Clerk-Typist
(Stenographer Trainee) to Clerk-
Locks Division
Wilford Holt, Jr., Machinist to Lock
Operator (Machinist).
Robert L. Webb, Lock Operator
(Machinist) to Leader Lock Oper-
ator (Machinist).
George Hinds, Helper Lock Oper-
ator to Lead Foreman (Opera-
tions-Lock Wall).
Luis C. Rios, Luis C. Ortiz, Carlos
R. Clark, Linehandler to Helper
Lock Operator.
Hubert C. Barker, Learner (Line-
handler), Class 1, to Linehandler.
Industrial Division
Claudius Moulton, Helper Machin-
ist (Marine) to Machine Operator.
Community Services Division
Lyda Lobo L., Clerk (Typing) to
Housing Project Assistant,
David L. Donaldson, Crounds
Maintenance Equipment Oper-
ator to Truckdriver.
Benito Rojas, Laborer to Cemetery

Alfred an j, P oocrt e t Clerk
to Supply Clerk.
Stanley W. Simmons, Stockman to
Supply Clerk.
Supply Division
Betty J. Ostrander, Merchandise
Management Specialist (General)
to Merchandise Management Spe-
cialist (Drygoods).
Gilberto A. DaCosta, Supervisory
Sales Store Clerk to Assistant Re-
tail Store Department Manager,
Railroad Division
Marolyn E. Caesar, Clerk Typist
(Stenographer Trainee) to Clerk
Terminals Division
Dennis A. Gilbert, Lead Foreman
(Harbor), Navigation Division, to
Safety OfHeer,
Edward M. Kennedy, Supervisory
Maintenance Engineer (District
Engineer), Maintenance Division.
Melvin M. Boreman, Entomologist,
Division of Sanitation.
Frank H. Robinson, Supervisory
Surveying Technician, Engineer-
ing Division.
Louis C. Caldwell, R. Bowdoin
Mathews, Accounting Assistant
(Steamship Clearances), Account-
ing Division.
Thomas E. Mallia, Deputy Proba-
tion Officer, Office of Director,

EdCi illAffa rs Bure]nveying Tech-
nician, Engineering Division.
Richard A. Hern, Accounting Assist-
ant, Accounting Division,
Thelma P. Carey, Clinical Nurse,
Coco Solo Hospital.
Virginia E. Barsness, General Claims
Examiner, Accounting Division,
Juan B. Telesca, Surveying Tech-
nician, Engineering Division,

Dia ra yllo uniSuecreta r es
Jeanne M. Wagner, Medical Radio-
logy Technician (Diagnosis), Cor-
gas Hospital.
Gerald R. Smith, Computer Pro-
gramer, Data Processing Divi-

Sim Villalobos F., Cartographic
Technician, Engineering Divi-
Arlington A. Petro, Teller, Treasury

Members of the Greater Miami Ski Club show the type
of entertainment they will be providing during a water
ski show to be given in Panama Bay at 3 p.m., Decem-
her 20, and noon December 21 as part of the nautical

show to be presented by the Panama Yacht and Fishing

Marijuana probably is abused by
youth more than any other drug.
The plant is easily grown in so many
parts of the world that it is avail-
able at an extremely low price-a
price that fits the pocketbook of
Smoking marijuana or pot pro-
duces feelings of well being but also
produces sensory distortions. These
effects are much less intense than
those produced by LSD but are
similar in kind. Marijuana's chief
danger is that the user, having tired
of these milder effects, may then
try stronger substances including
heroin and others,
Althou h marijuana does not in-
evitably lead to hard drug abuse,
it is a known fact that most heroin
abusers have first experimented with
marijuana. Traditionally, they have
been introduced to both drugs
through friends or other contacts in
the "hard drug" culture,
The problem in the Canal Zone
is a broad one. Pot parties occur
among certain groups of high school
students and some college young-
sters. For them, smoking marijuana
has become the "in" thing to do.
It carries with it the excitement of
doing something illegal and the sa-
tisfaction of rebelling against the
establishment or parental authority.
Fortunately, most youngsters who
try pot give it up after the novelty
wears off. They realize that the
kicks they get aren't worth the risks
or the side effects. A sizeable group,
however, are discontented with
what they experience. They want
and expect ever-increasing pleasur-
able effects. As a result, some of
them may turn to heroin and others
to hallucigens like LSD.
Proponents of marijuana contend
the drug is less harmful than alco-
hol and that therefore it should be
legalized. They overlook or choose
to ignore important differences
between over-dependence on al-
cohol and over-dependence on pot.
Most people do not take alcohol to
the point of intoxication. One or
two drinks a day normally have
little effect. On the other hand, one
or two reefers can produce mari-
juana intoxication.

uNor to
Comptroller P
Civil Affairs P
Com. Serv. A-P

Railroad P
Engineering P
Comptroller P
GorgasHosp. P
Civil Defense P
Comptroller P
Dredging G
Prev. Med. P
Gorges Hosp. P

Schools P
Maintenance P
Locks A-P
Comptroller P
Com. Serv. A-P
industriall A
Sanitation A
Maintenance P
Dredging 0
Com. Serv. P
Library P
Terminals A-P
LMoaci enhance A-P
M.T.D. A
Palo Seco Hosp P
Corozal Hosp. P

peroller P
Supply A-P
Engineering P
Dredging 0
gh ring P
Terminals A


Accountant, NM-5/7 $6,760./$7,841.60
Administrative Assistant, NM-9 $8,403.20
Agronomist, NM-5/8 $5,699.20/$7,654.40
nodke bWor 1M-7
Brakeman, M-7 $1.66
Civil Engineer/Geodesist, NM-9 /$9,984.00$9,734.40
Clerk, NM-2 (Part-Time NTE 30-Hour Week) $1.33
Clerk-Dictating Machine Transcriber, NM-41 _____ $5,137.60
Clerk-Stenographer, NM-4 1 $5,137.60
Clerk-Stenographer, NM-4 1 (Intermittent) $2.47
Clerk-Stenographer, NM-4 1 $5,137.60
Clerk-Typist, NM-2 1 (Bilingual) $2,766.40
clinical Nurse, NM-5/7 $6,406.40/$7,176.00
in amer, NM-9/ 2 $8,403.20/
E.A.M. Operator, NM-3 $3,702.40
Electrical Equipment Repairman, M-10 $2.76
Electrician, M-11 $3.36
General Claims Examiner, NM-5/9 $5,699.20/$8,403.20
Grounds Management Assistant, NM-4/8 $5,137.60/$7,654.40
Guard, NM-3 $3,702.40
Laborer (Heavy-Pest Control), M-4 $1.36
Lead Foreman Painter, MS-3/10 ____ $3.60
Leader Electrician (Lineman), MS-2a/11 $3.74
Leader Truckdriver (Heavy), MS-2a/7 ____ $2.06
Library Aid, NM-2 (Intermittent) $1.33
Linehandler, M-4 $1.36

Motor Vehicle Dispatcher, NM-3 (Driver's License required) $3,702.40
Nursing Assistant, NM-2 $2,766.40
Nursing Assistant, NM-2 ___ $2,766.40
iecseAPriva e, -15 1 $5 699 0/$

Service Station Attendant, M-4 (F.F.H.)
Supervisory General Engineer (Estimates), NM-12
Supervisory Management Analyst, NM-11
Suapervis MNe roogist (General), NM-11
Water Serviceman, M-6____ ___

$ 0

Accounts Maintenance Clerk, NM-5 (NTE 5 30-70) $5,699.20 Terminals A 1
Card Punch Operator, NM-2 (NTE 1 Year) $2,766.40 Engineering P 1
Carpenter, M-10 (NTE 6-13-701 $2.76 Maintenance P 10
4 ( 4- -7 $5,5 a nee A 1
Laborer (Heavy), M-3 (NTE 6-13-70) $1.34 Maintenance P 17
Meteorological Technician, NM-7 (NTE 1 Year) $6,947.20 Engineering P 2
Supply Clerk, NM-1 (NTE 6-15-70) $2,704.00 Coco Solo A 1
YouP rtCouneselNo1r (Femaloe NM (NTE 6-3070) $6,947.20 Police P 1

appA it urnust bekst0)emdit de hFoorbm 4t3e3d. C ly g rR TRANtShFaEiR.onA se
indicate 1st choice, 2d choice, etc. New listings are shown in boldface type. The base rates
shown will be increased for U.S. citizens by the appropriate differential plus a tax factor
where applicable. 1 Indicates a written test requirement. & Signifies a security position to
be filled only by a U.S. citizen. Further information may be obtained from the Employment
and Placement Branch, telephones 2-1221, 2-3618, or 3-1288. Employing officials should not
be contacted directly.





Vol.VII, N. 2 Md de 5 Atosal ervcio el omecioMunialViemnes 12 de Diciembre de 1969

S; Abrkirn 0 le NB Vidad

Pedro Miguel-

El Consejo Civico de Pedro Mi-
guel agasajard a los nifiitos de la
poblaci6n can una magnifica fiesta
el 27 de diciembre, en los predios
de la escuela primaria del lugar.
SerA un dia de muchas activida-
des para los pequefios, entre las cua-
les habri passes sobre los lomos de
los populares burritos Mancha y
Cato de los Jardines de Summit;,
events deportivos, muchas entre-
tenciones y refrescos. Las activida-
des abririn fuegos alas 9 a.m. y
durarin hasta por la tarde.
Para enfrentarse a los gastos que
esta actividad demand, el Consejo
Civic ha nombrado recaudadores,
que irAn de casa en casa solicitando
donaciones para esta actividad que
beneficia a los nitios de todos los
residents. Se solicit a los residen-
tes que le brinden su mayor coope-
raci6n a esta actividad que benefi-
cia a todos.
Un vocero del Consejo Civico de
Pedro Miguel anunci6 que este afio
esa entidad otorgard premios alas
residencies de la poblaci6n que
tengan las mejores decoraciones
para la Navidad.

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Es la Reina de
I 51 I
LaS 1.JCOUtanitS
Cynthia Bonnick, alumna de la
Escuela Secundaria de Paraiso, re-
sult6 escogida como Debutante del
Afio 1969. (Foto on la pigina 4.)
La coronaci6n de Cynthia tuvo
lugar durante un baile de gala que
se efectu6 en los salons del Club
77 Sunset Strip de Santa Cruz, el
sibado 6 de diciembre.
Este event patrocinado por 7
ailos consecutive por el Club Pa-
cific Ever Green Carden, integrado
por damas de las comunidades lati-
noamericanas del sector Pacifico, ha
ido cobrando creciente interns, es-
pecialmente durante los 61timos 3
afios, cuando la escogida ha sido la
alumna de und6cimo grado con
mayor indice acad6mico.

Ty .t
. .

Algunas personas pasan trabajo
para mantener en condiciones sus
autos model 1970 super especia-
les de lujo. Pero el Dr. Robert L.
Hubbard, pastor de la Iglesia Pro-
testante de Curund6, tiene un auto
de 1915 que anda como el mejor.
Es un Ford model T, de turis-
mo, del tipo que fue production por
cientos de miles entre los afios de
1909 y 1927. Para cualquiera que
haya sido duefio de uno de los pri-
meros famosos products de Henry
Ford, su buen comportamiento no
es sorprendente.
Ronroneando como un gatito, el
clAsico Ford, de color amarillo bri-
11ante, 11eg6 recientemente a la
Secei6n de Licencias de Balboa, pi-
loteado por su orgulloso duefio y
seguido por admiradores de los
carrots de esa clase.
Mientras los transedutes se dete-
nian admirados, Michael Zombory,
Jefe de la Secei6n de Licencias, y
algunos empleados de su personal,
entregaron al Dr. Hubbard su placa
de 1970 n6mero 1915 en honor del
afio en que sali6 el auto de la fibri-
ca de Henry Ford. El Ford es el
autom6vil mis viejo en servicio re-
gistrado en la Zona del Canal.
Al contester una pregunta sobre
si el autom6vil podia pasar la revis-
ta, el Dr. Hubbard sefial6 una re-
gla n ci n ee e

durante el afio de su producci6n.

nd ec o 1 q p aLies
de hojalata de 1915 debia tener.
El Dr. Hubbard admiti6 que el
motor original habia sido reempla-
zado, por un duefio anterior, con
una edici6n relativamente nueva de
1927 con un mechanism de arran-
que automatic y que un engranaje
habia sido agregado para ayudar al

"Lizzie" de cuatro cilindros a subir
Ias cuestas. Pero de otra mantra es
el mismo que fue hace 55 afios-con
ruedas de rayos de madera, 11antas
con medidas de 30 por 3 pulgadas
y una tapa del motor de bronco bri-
11ante. Su capote, guardafangos y
estribos estin hechos de hojalata.
El Dr. Hubbard dice que el auto
puede correr hasta 45 mills por
hora, usa casi 1 gal6n de combus-
tible cada 15 mills. Pag6 $600 por
el auto en 1955 y recientemente le
hicieron una oferta de $1.400. Liz-
zie cost6 unos $400 nuevecito en
1915. El Dr. Hubbard no 10 vende.
El auto fue comprado en Califor-
nia a un joyen que estaba entre-
gando a Lizzie por un Thunder-
bird. Admirador de autos cl6sicos
durante muchos aiios, el Dr. Hub-
bard dijo que este era el primer
que posexa.
No tuvo que hacer mucho a su
nuevo "viejo" carro que vino equi-
pado con la mayor parte de sus he-
rramientas originals y el tanque
regular de gasoline situado debajo
del asiento delantero. El duefio an-
terior habia instalado nueva tapi-
ceria.Dr. y la Sra. Hubbard hacen

uso regular del Ford, adem&s de su
otro auto. Ya menudo le pregun-
tan que: "aLo compr6 usted nueve-
cit en la fiubb d trajo el auto por

barco en octubre pasado.
Los Ford model T causan ad-
miraci6n a los transedntes y no son
pocos los que suspiran recordando
haber poseido alguno y 11evado a
passer en una noche de luna a la
que hoy es su esposa. El auto del
Dr. Hubbard seri uno de esos
cuando pasee por las called en el

- 7 '

una placa de la Zona del Canal que coincide can la

Listo para el nuevo afio estin el Dr. Robert L. Hub-

El siguiente horario de operacio-
nes para los almacenes y centers de
servicios comunales del Canal de
. Panami, durante la temporada de
Navidad, ha sido anunciado por la
Direcei6n de Abastos y Servicios

Segundo Piso del Almac6n Prin-
cipal de Balboa, Anexo de Articulos
para Caballeros y almacenes de
Calzados y de Articulos para el
Hasta el 18 de diciembre: Horario
19, 20, 22 y 23 de diciembre: Abier-
tos continuamente de 10 a.m. a
10 p.m.
24 de diciembre: Abierto continua-
mente de 10 a.m. a 5 p.m.
25 de diciembre y 19 de enero:
26 al 31 de diciembre: Horario re-
Supermercado de Balboa: Estard
abierto de 8 a.m. a 10 p.m. todos
los dias incluso el 25 de diciem-
bre y el 19 de enero.
Almacenes de Coco Solo y Rain-
bow City:
Hasta el 18 de diciembre: Horario
19, 20, 22 y 23 de diciembre:
Abiertos continuamente de 10
a.m. a 9 p.m-
24 de diciembre: Abiertos conti-
nuamente de 10 a.m. a 5 p.m.
25 de diciembre y 19 de enero:
26 al 31 de diciembre: Horario
Almacenes de Gamboa y Paraiso:
Hasta el 20 de diciembre: Horario
22 y 23 de diciembre: Abiertos con-
tinuamente de 10 a.m. a 9 p.m.
24 de diciembre: Abiertos continua-
mente de 10 a.m. a 5 p.m.
25 de diciembre y 19 de enero:
26 al 31 de diciembre: Horario re-
Secei6n de Ventas y Convenien-
cia de Gamboa, Centro de Servicios
Comunales de Margarita, Centro de
Servicios Comunales de Rainbow
City, Centro de Servicios Comuna-
les de Balboa, Drive Inn y Lunche-
onette del Pacifico:
Horario regular, incluso el 25 de
diciembre y el 19 de enero.
Cafeterias de Diablo Heights y
del Centro de Servicios Comunales
de Margarita: Abiertas continua-
(Continda en la pdgina 4)

dante de las Escuelas Latinoamericanas; Frank A.
Castles, Superintendente de Escuelas; Carl Cockburn,
de Rainbow City, segundo lugar en Segundo Ciclo;
Juan Espinosa, de Parafso, premio de consolaci6n en
Segundo Ciclo; y Audley M. Webster, Director de la
Escuela Primaria de Paraiso. Sentados: Alma Hansell,
de Rainbow City, primer lugar en la Primaria; Donna
Spencer, de Rainbow City, tercer lugar en la Primaria;
Rosalba Steele, de Rainbow City, segundo lugar en la
Primaria; Delia Harewood, de Paraiso, primer lugar
en Primer Cido; y Paricia Lavalas, de Paraiso, premio
de consolaci6n en Primer Ciclo. En el piso: Dawn
Chilcott, de Rainbow City, segundo lugar en Primer
Ciclo; y Victor Cockburn, de Rainbow City, mercer
lugar en Primaria.

Los triunfadores en el Concurso de Declamaci6n en
Inglis, celebrado el 14 de noviembre en el Gimnasio
de la Escuela Secundaria de Rainbow City, recibieron
las felicitaciones del Superintendente de Escuelas de
la Zona del Canal, Frank A. Castles en su oficina. Este
concurs de oratoria fue la culminaci6n de la celebra-
ci6n de la Semana de la Educaci6n Americana en las
Escuelas Latinoamericanas de la Zona del Canal. Apa-
recen de izquierda a derecha, parades: George N.
Richards, Director de la Escuela Secundaria de Paraiso;
Jocelyn Barrowes, Director de la Escuela Primaria de
Rainbow City; Eugenio Rafael, de Rainbow City, pri-
mer lugar en Segundo CicIo; Everton Robinson, de
Paraiso, mercer lugar en Segundo Ciclo; Srta. Ana T.
Bennett, Directora de Educaci6n en las Escuelas Lati-
noamericanas; Ellis L. Fawcett, Superintendente Ayu-


En Buenas Condiciones


8:45-Programa de Juguetes de
9 15-ve Ipeerria
ye agTodo por la Patria
11 00-Ventana del Mundo
12 00-Ssilvese Quien Pueda
7, ggLos Maravillosos Juguetes de
1:00-Carrousel Internacional
2:00-Domingo Deportive
5:30-Programa de Juguetes de
6:00-El Taller de Santa Claus
8:00-El Santo
9:00-Los Astutos
10:00-Estreno Sorpresivo
12:00-M6sica y Risas
1:30-La Hora de Corin Tellado
2:00-Nuevo Cine Hogar
3:30-Folklore Nacionni
4:00-Robin Hood
atae ad la Tarde
5:30-P iginas de la Vida
', ineas sociales
ArguE tiRT Patines
8:30-Su Novela Favorita
9:00-Mia it H manos
9:30-Micronoticiero y Novela
n -Micr oucino nigma
11:30- Aventuras
12:00-Maisica y Risus
ass e:.H 1 lo rTellado
3:30-El Hogar y la Escuela
4:00-Robin Hood
--- -
5:00-Novela de la Tarde
5:30-Ptiginas de la Vida ,
6:30-Instantainess Sociales
0 t as
8:00-La Hora Continental
"cNeelael av rita
Conflicts Humanos
9:30-Micronoticiero v Novela
10:00-Macronoticiero y Las Novins
11:00-Los Hermanos Brannagan
12:00-Sorteo de la Loteria
12:1s-ussica y nisas
1:30-La Hora de Corin Tellado
2:00-Nuevo Cine Hogar
:30 La Mnu er Opina
nas de la Vida
6:30-Instant:ineas Sociales
tbeinsy Yo
8:oo-camicos y Candones
8:30-Su Novela Favorita
9:00-Micronoticlero y
Conflicts Humanos
Los Vengudores
11:00-Los Hermanos Brannagan
12:00-Mdsica y Risas
1:30-La Hora de Corin Tellado
2:00-Nuevo Cine Hogar
3:30-Consejos Para la Salud
4:00-Robin Hood
5:00-Novela de la Tarde
5:30--Pziginas de la Vida
neelasiness sociales
Atlui sEstdte sPatines
a:ao-so Novela Favorita
9:00-Micronost ierkI manos
9:30-Micronoticiero v Novela
Mi ro Ocino r os Rebeldes

11:00-Episo ilERNES
1 -M6sicia y Risas
1:30-La Hora de Corin Tellado
No oocian-lHogarad
4:00-Robin Hood
gg go'"ev.!"drn la Tarde
5:30-Paiginas de la Vida
6:30-Instantainens Sociales
= ""'='---------
9:00-Micronoticiero v
9:30-micron, t ro v7 10:00--Micronoticiero y La Ley del
11:00-LaTo ro
11:30-Colorin Colorado
12:00-MI Oso y Yo
12:30-H6roes de Hogan
1:30-El Show de Archie
2:00-Victor Martinez Blanco
000-Largo Metraje
5:30-Esa Chica
6:00-Programa de Juguetes de
a de Orange Crush
8:00-A Peticion Suya
100-Viaje al Fondo del Mar
10:00-Superproducciones del Salbado

El Program de Desarrollo Co-
inunal de Rainbow City honr6 a sus
El dia 19 de diciembre, Dia del
Maestro en PanamA, la Junta de Di-
rectores del Programa de Desarro-

Publicaci6n official del Canal de Pa-
nami. se autoriza la reproducci6n ya
fuere verbal o escrita de cualguier cr6-
nica o noticia aqui aparecida, sin
necesidad de solicited express.

Gobernad d laL ander canal
Jefe de la Oficina de Informacidra
La inforn1ci6n que sdeebde sear np 11ig
a la oficina del Jefe de Prensa. Dirigir
la correspondence a PANAhfA CANAL
SPILLWAY, Apartado M, Balboa, Zona
del Canal.
Distribuci6n gratuity a todos los
empleados del Canal de PanamA.
Valor de la subscripci6n para otros
(incluyendo envio por correo) $2.60 al
aiio. Los cheques deben hacerse pa-
gaderos al Panama Canal Company y
dirigzdos a: SPxuawAY Subscriptions,
Box M, Balboa Heights, Canal Zone.

110 Comunal de Rainbow City cele-
br6 una sesi6n solemn en honor
de los maestros que dietan las cla-
ses nocturnas del program patrO-
cinado por esa entidad.
Al acto asistieron tambi6n nume-
rosos residents de la oblaci6n
los alumnos de esas personas desin-
teresadas que, voluntariamente y
sin remuneraci6n alguna, dedican
sus horas de descanso aa udar a
otras personas de la comumdad.
La sesi6n solemn tuvo lugar en
uno de los salons de clase de la
plant baja de la Escuela Primaria
de Rainbow City y durante el acto
various oradores expresaron el agra.
clecimiento de la comunidad hacia
los instructors e instructors asis-
tentes que Ilevan a cabo tan lovable


Arizona Bushwhackers (AYC) y 10:00 pan.
Viernes 10 CERRADO Crack In The World (AY) Navy vs. The Night Monsters (AY)
Arizona Bushwhackers (AYC) y Gentle Giant (AYC) y
Stibado 13 Crack In The World (AY) CERRADO The Family Jewels (AYC)
Those Daring Young Men In
Domingo 14 The Chairman (AYC) The Green Berets (A) Their Jaunty Jalopies (AYC)

Lunes 15 __ The Chairman (AYC) Picnic (A) y Those Daring Young Men In
The Silencers (A) Their Jaunty Jalopies (AYC)
Niartes 16 CERHADO How Sweet It Is (A) Once Before I Die (A)
Mi6rcoles 17 Thei uc7(A) y(A) Naked Jungle (AYC) CEHRADO

Jueves 18 How Sweet It Is (A) CEHRADO 1 os
I Aim At The Stars (AY) v 10:00 p.m.
Viernes 19 CEHRADO liide The Wild Surf (AYC) Cry For Happy (AYC)
GUIA DEL CINE: A, Adultos; Y, Jovenes de 12 a 16; C, Niflos de 8 a 12.


Al igual que todos los empleados
de la Casa de Hubspedes Tivoli,
Lela Samuels de Cadogan, cajera
de la cocina de esa dependencia de
la Division de Abastos, es suma-
mente efficient, amable y compla-
clente con los que solicitan sus ser-
vicios, como se puede apreciar en
la fotograffa. Lela inici6 sus servi-
clos con el Canal de PanamA hace
27 afios, trabajando en el mercado
del viejo Comisariato de Anc6n;
lucgo pas6 al Comisariato de Cu-
rundd; por un tiempo presto servi-
clos en la seceibn de confiteria del
Hospital Gorgas y anduvo por todas
las salas del hospital con su carrito
vendiendo cigarrillos, confides y
otras cosas uefias a los amen-
tes. Despubs fue asignada al viejo
Clubhouse del Pacifico, situado don-
de ahora estA la Plaza Shaler. Re-
cordando ese tempo dice: "Uno de
los mejores recuerdos que tengo es
el trato que nos daba Sylvester D.
Callender, quien era el gerente del
Clubhouse. Callender es de esas
personas que suavemente y sin ma-
los treats hacen que todos los em-
pleados rindan 10 mejor en su ser-
vicio. For eso me siento tan con-
tenta de que haya escalado la posi-
ci6n que hoy tiene. Se la mercer".
Sirvi6 tambi6n en otras dependen-

cias del Canal y finalmente fue asig-
nada a la Casa de Hubspedes Tivoli,
donde presta servicios desde hace
ya unos 7 afios. La Sra. de Cadogan
naci6 en la ciudad de PanamA,
donde hizo sus studios primaries y
secundarios, pero a los 15 afios tuvo
que empezar a trabajar para ayudar
a su familiar. Hace various afios con-
trajo matrimonio con Samuel Cado-
gan y de esa uni6n nacieron tres

hijos: Sandra, Menisa y Marcos.
Pertenece a la Iglesia Adventista del
S6ptimo Dia y estA muy orgullosa
torque en 1967, estando en Nueva
York, recibi6 aviso de que habia
obtenido un premio por servicios
superiors al Canal. Lo que mis le
gusta es hacer felices a los demis.
Su mayor desco: Tener su casa pro-
pia, para 10 cual ya tiene planes

Segi'rn una encuesta llevada a
cabo por la Sylvania Electric Prod-
ucts de EE. UU., como el 87 por
ciento de los jefes de policia que
contestaron su cuestionario en los
EE. UU. creen que un alumbrado
adecuado reduce el vandalism.
Como el 85 por ciento declare que
la proporci6n de crimenes en las
zonas de mayor incidence, dismi-
d el al
nuye Cuan 0 Se mejora um-
El 31 por ciento de los jefes po-
liciacos opin6 que las playas de
estacionamiento de vehiculos en las
illbricas necesitan mi mejor alum-
brado como una protecei6n contra
el vandalism. A1gunos afiadieron
que los calletones y callefuelas bien
alumbrados alrededor de las fibri-
cas tienden a desalentar a los mal-
bechores que prefieren obrar en la
OSouric -

Malle'e con Cortesia

-Carnaval de Cartones
-El Hombre del Rifle
-Loteria y Alegria
-Show de la Una
-ElDetective Millonarioid
losTeatrelgdeesLloyd Br ges
Homobr idelnRise
-Grupo 21
-El Show de TV-2
-Mi Amigo Toni
-Ballinger de Chicago




11:15-Carnaval de Cartones
11:30-El Hombre del Rifle
12:00-Los Picapiedras
1:00-Show de la Una
2:00-El Detective Millonario
3:00-El Teatro de Lloyd Bridges
3:30-Los Detectives
4:00-77 Sunset Strip
5:00-El Hombre del Rifle
ifer eselH cehtern
10:30-El Detective Millonario

rnaval de sr ones
12:00-Los Picapiedrns
I ticiase la Un,
2:00-El Detective Millonario
: osT re t ceLloyd Bridges
4:00-77 Sunset Strip
5 -- Hombre del Rifle
7:30-El Caf6 Squirt
etno a Mal
9:30-El Show de Jos6 Feliciano
10 esetive Millonario

10:00-Conozca el Mundo
11:00-Carnaval de Cartones
11:30-El Paijaro Carpintero
lf:00-Los Tres Chifindos
1:00-De Mufer a Muier
2:00-Reprise de la Novela de las 7
4:00-Deportes en TV-2
6:00-Mis Adorables Sobrinos
00 Tierraide Gigantes
9:00-Noches de Europa Latinn
10:30-Cine Saibado


^___ X1___

____I___~ __m~l

Diciembre 12, 196!

P~gina 2

G~ente en la NVoticia



10 rela tr a
11:30-Mi Amigo el Mago
12:30-Show del Mediodia
2:30-Reprise de la Novela de Ins 6
4:30-Los Invencibles
6:00-La Novicia Voladora
6:30-El Zorro
8:00-El Gran Chaparral
9:00-Misi6n Imposible
10:00-Premiere de Gala

11:15-Carnaval de Cartones
11:30-El Hombre del Rifle
12:00-Los Picapiedras
1:00-Show de la Una
2:00-El Detective Millonario
3:00-El Teatro de Lloyd Bridges
ss e t is,
5 00-El Hombre del Rifle
lbo ICostello
a 30-Noticias
non 1s
a co-La Patrolla Juvenil
a slo Desconocido
10:30-El Detective Millonario

11:15-Carnaval de Cartones
11:30-El Hombre del Rifle
19 -- ticiedselaUna
2:00-El Detective Millonario
3:00-El Teatro de Lloyd Bridges
4:00-77 Sunset Strip
5:00-El Hombre del Rifle
5:30--Los Picapiedras
6 i ela
7:30-Tres Patines
8 ci6n
9:30-El Fantasma y la Sra. Mair
10:30-El Detective Millonario

El Desarrollo Comunal de R. Oity

La Luz Abuyent

/"1OS FOES~ Ldelebro Acto el Dia del Meestro

Diciembre 12-Fiesta de la Virgen de Guadalupe, Patrona de Mixico y
de la Ambrica Latina. En la barriada de Villa Guadalupe, en las afueras
de la ciudad de PanamA, ademas de la celebraci6n religious, hay bales
y diversions tipicas de mucha vistoszdad.
Diciembre 15-Fiesta Patronal de la Inmaculada Concepci6n en Penono-
mb, capital de la Provincia de Cocl6. Entre los numerosos actos con que
se conmemoran las fiestas patronales, se presentan especticulos tipicos
de la region, como la entrada de los "parrampanes", campesinos de los
alrededores que Ilegan al pueblo vestidos vistosa y ridiculamente y con
sus gracias alegran las calls de la poblaci6n.
Diciembre 15-Dia del Tip6grafo en PanamA. No es dia de fiesta national
HI feriado, pero los tip6grafos, cuyo indicator es uno de los mis nume-
rosos de PanamA, efectban diferentes actos para conmemorar la fecha,
de IOS CURieS los m6s importance son una peregrinaci6n alas tumbas
de los compaileros caidos, luego de una misa por sus almas, y la solemn
ceremonial de toma de posesi6u de la nueva directive que regird los
destinos de la organizaci6n durante el siguiente ailo.


y del Caribe*

En Su Pantalla


Diciembre 12, 1969


Pagina 3

Los residents del Area de Mindi,
en el sector Atlaintico, muy agrade-
cidos de la Oficina de la Vivienda
por los nuevos fregadores que ha
pesto en las cocinas de las resi-
dencias de ese sector.
Leonardo SuArez, conductor de
autom6viles de la Divisi6n de
Transport a Motor en Ane6n, ads-
crito al servicio de la Contraloria,
no es hombre que se distinga por
su gran estatura, mis bien es on
hombre bajo, pero todo el mundo 10
aprecia por su don de genes y so
caricter servicial. En todas las de-
pendeneas de la Contraloria 10 apre-
cian mucho, especialmente los dias
cle pago, pues 61 es quien se encarga
de 11evar los cheques-
e *
Carlos Enrique Oller, asi le 113-
Inamos los de habla hispana, mien-
tras que los de habla inglesa le Ila-

:::se: H ea n
pero es una de las personas que

:2 :::-te:"vil,::'::
el tren, pues es el. encargado del
pesto de revistas de la Estaci6n
de Balboa Heights. Su padre tuvo
una barberia en el mismo edificio
de la estaci6n durante muchos afios
y la familiar Oller vivi6 durante mu~
cho tempo en el edificio donde
ahora se encuentra la Oficina de la
Vivienda del sector Pacifico.
a a e
EPor qub siempre se ha dicho que
el hombre descended del mono y
Jamis se ha dicho que la mujer des-
ciende de una mona?
. .
La nueva generaci6n ignore que
dos conocidas figures de las Escue-
las Latinoamericanas de la Zona del
Canal articiparon en los IV Juegos
Deportivos Centroamericanos y del
Caribe, celebrados en PanamA en
1938. Esas figures son el Profesor
George V. Richards, Director de la
Escuela Secundaria de Paraiso, y
Joseph French, Especialista en Re-
creaci6n de la Escuela de Santa
a a *
El Professor Richards particip6 en
events de lanzamiento de bala y
martillo, en tanto que French 10
hizo en lanzamientos de bala, disco,
martillo y jabalina. Richards qued6
en dicimo lugar en martillo y d4ci-
motercero en bala; French logr6
cuarto puesto en martillo, sexto en
fabalina, octave en disco y d#cimo
en bala.
* *
El popular Tombs "Pipe" Guar-
dia, chofer de camiones de la Di-

vision de Transporte, estren6 el sti-
bado un autom6vil Ford 1970 de
color amarillo que mand6 a buscar
especialmente a los Estados Unidos.
Y 10 pag6 al contado..Pipe no quie-
re saber nada de "letras".
Aqui en PanamA, todos sabemos
que Gamboa es el apellido de varies
families muy apreciadas de Panama
y del Interior, ademtis cle que asi se
llama una poblaci6n de la Zona del
Canal. Pero quizzis muchos no sa-
bian que "gamboa" es una varie-
dad de membrillo injerto, mais blan-
co, jugoso y suave que los communes.
Y para aquellos que no 10 sabian,
el membrillo es el frute del arbusto
del mismo nombre, que se come
asado a en conserve y cuyas semillas
sirven para hacer bandolina a go-
mina para el cabello.
a n a
Tristeza grande es la de aquella

o ce od d i
cia frente a la ventanilla de un ban-

:: ;:::e: a:g 1
cajero se da cuenta que no tiene
consigo el documents que iba a ne-
gociar y tiene que regresar a su
casa u oficina a conseguirlos para
comenzar de nuevo la larga fila.
Quien les puede contar lo que se
senate es Manuelito Quintero, de la
Division de Ingenieria.

4 Anteojos
fl bl
In RH18 OS
No se descuide con el armaz6n
de phistico de sus anteojos, puede
ser inflamable. Es lo que dice el
Dr. Ben H. Jenkins, en una carta
publicada en el JotmNAL OF THE
Dice el Dr. Jenkins que cuando
trataba de colocar un nuevo lente
en un armaz6n de origin europeo
usando una limpara infrarroja, el
armaz6n explot6 quemaindose.
Desde entouces, 61 ha hecho la
prueba con armazones de anteojos
importados en EE. UU. compro-
bando que la mayoria estlin hechos
de phistico de nitrate que es muy
Estos anteojos son muy peligro-
sos para los que fumen o est6n
cerca de una llama. Al engender el
cigarrillo con un f6sforo, en un
descuido, podria encenderse el ar-
mazon y explotar. Dice el doctor
que la mayoria de los anteojos de
EE. UU. tienen annaz6n de phisti-
cos de acetato que no constituent
riesgo de explosion.


Billy de Saint Malo, a la derecha, revise con el mecA- corriente desde el Club de Yates y Pesca de PanamA
nico Tranquilino Broce, el motor de la modern lancha hasta Taboga y regreso, en una distancia aproximada
que adquirib recientemente en los Estados Unidos, de 27 mills. La marca de la distancia es de 25 minu-
para correrla en el gran CIAsico de Lanchas "Presidente tos, implantada el afio pasado por Augusto Boyd, Jr.
de la Repilblica", que se celebrar:i el domingo 21 del
e ;

Grades Atracciones Habra

Durante la Semana del Mar

El Club de Yates y Pesca de Pa-
nami ha organized la "Semana del
Mar" del 18 al 21 de este mes con
un gran especticulo natutico y por
primera vez en PanamA la presen-
taci6n de los miembros del "Creater
Miami Ski Club", que hanin acro-
bacias y esqui acuitico en la Bahia
de Panama, frente a la Avenida
El viernes 19 serin expuestos al
pdblico todos los botes que partici-
panin el domingo 21 en el Claisico
President de la Repdblica, desde
el Club de Yates y Pesca hasta
Taboga y regreso. TambiAn pocinin
exhibirse los botes cuyos duefios
quieran que el ptiblico los yea.

Esa noche habni un gran baile
con dos orquestas y un desfile de
En el Clasico Presidente de la
Reptiblica y en las otras ocho prue
bas, pocinin participar botes de toda
la Repdblica y de la Zona del Canal.
Las inscripciones serin recibidas
hasta el 15 de este mes y cualquier
informaci6n puede obtenerse Ha-
inando a los telifonos 25-3375 y
25-4465 en donde cualquier miem-
bro del Comit6 de Regatas atenderA
con sumo placer.
Una copa de plata peruana con
valor de $3.000 sent entregada al
ganador del Chisico Presidente. Se

entregarin premios por un valor
total de $6.000.
Una de las grades atracciones
seri la presentaci6n de los miem-
bros del Greater Miami Ski-Ters el
s:1bado 20 alas 3 de la tarde y el
domingo 21 alas 12 del dia. Inte-
gran ese grupo acrobitico del mar
Irma Campbell, Katherine Davis,
Sandra Hutcherson, Joy Leaven-
good, Ralph Fink, Bruce Fink, Jean
Andette, Chuck Leavengood, Patri-
cia Alderman y Carl William Alder-
man, quien es el director.
Habrd tambidn rifa de un juego
de t& de seis pizzas de plata pura
avaluada en $1.200 entre los pri-
meros puestos en las carreras de
Adem is habrai otros premios
como jueges de td, un braserito de
mesa y juegos de bandefas.
Los aficionados a este deported
podrAn ver Ias carreras y las exhi-
biciones a 10 largo de la Avenida
Balboa, especialmente frente a la
Embajada de los Estados Unidos en
La Comisi6n de Regatas del
Club esti presidicia por Cuillermo
(Billy) de Saint Malo A. y la inte-
gran Andrbs Pificiro, Ra61 de Saint
Malo A., Jorge Arias, Jr., Luis Va-
Ilarino, Luis Salvador, Ernesto de
Diego, Nathaniel Mindez, Octavio
Arias, Augusto Boyd, Jr., Emanuel
Arias, Juan Eskildsen y Walter
Mayors, Jr.
El Club de Yates y Pesca de Pa-
nami, que preside actualmente
Jaime Correa, tiene el prop6sito de
hacer del Claisico Presidente de la
R tibbeap s t]nntcooablierto i tel;

various passes del mundo. Este afio
vendnin tres corredores de Estados
Unidos, pero no a participar, sino
como observadores.
El Claisico se inici6 hace 15 ailos
con el fin de fomentar el interns
miutico en el deported de las carreras
de lanchas. Es tradicional que el
President de la Repdblica entre-
gue la copa al ganador del chisico.
El triunfador de la pruehn el ailo
pasado fue Augusto Boyd, Jr., que
este ailo defended sus colors nue-
La Sernana del Mar ha recibido
la cooperaci6n de la Oficina de In-
fonnaci6n del Canal de Panama, de
la Oficina de Infonnaci6n del Co-
mando Sur de los Estados Unidos,
del Instituto Panametio de Turismo
y del comercio local.



Abraham H. Ambula
Clifford E. Bovell
Encarnaci6n Corpas
Everett K. Caton
Juan Francisco Estrada
Samuel II. Toribio
Martin Wilfred Brown
Pedro Q. Flores
Pablo A. Carra
Richard Lloyd

Peter Bolton
Albert D. Burkett
Catalino E. Cordoba
Ernesto Elliott
Pedro A. Cord6n
Clyde L. Holden
JuliAn Martinez
Robert O. Morgan
Dr. Rafael Ramirez
Arles Fermindez D.

Estas son algunas de las integrates del "Greater Miami Ski Club" que se
presentanin en Panamti el stibado 20 alas 3 p.m. y el domingo 21 at
mediodia, con motive de la "Semana del Mar" del Club de Yates y Pesca
de PanamA, que culminani con el Chisico de Lanchas Presidente de la
Republican. Habrai un especticulo de esquies acuAticos con acrobacias en
cl agua, adem:is del hombre comet, esqui en la plant de los pies hacin
adelante y hacia atras, y otros mimeros mais.



haber sido un estudiante aventajado
o regular.
Los fumadores de marihuana, por
regla general, tienen un falso sen-
tido de habilidad y las consecuen-
cias pueden ser series. Los jdvenes
victims del canyac manejaran un
autom6vil con un falso y exagerado
sentido de su habilidad como cho-
feres. Los borrachos frecuentemen-
te se dan cuenta de que no pueden
11evar a cabo tales areas y no inten-
tan hacerlas.
Los abusadores de la marihuana
a menudo no escuchan a nadie, des-
cuidan su apariencia personal y
sienten que son fracasados despubs
de ver que no pueden Ilevar a cabo
las grades cosas que pensaron
podian hacer mientras se encontra-
ban bajo la influence de las drogas.
El continue abuso tambi6n puede
intensificar la enfermedad psiquid-
trica temporal aunque la actual de-
pendencia fisica en la droga nunca
ha sido probada.
Para muchos, sin embargo, la ma-
rihuana es mucho mis daftina como
la iniciadora en el abuso de las dro-
gas-un curso de introducci6n a los
placeres y peligros del vicio, cuyos
placeres no son tan grades como
se prometian y los peligros mucho

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gg 0 r
ITOy en raretso
El campeanato intercolegial de
beisbol para varones y el de bola
suave para nifias en las Escuelas
Latinoamericanas de la Zona del
Canal, serd inaugurado hoy alas
4:45 p.m. en el campo de juegos de
Las novenas de las escuelas se"
cundarias de Rainbow City y Pa-
raiso chocarin en el primero de la
serie de juegos, correspondiendo a
las nitias el primer juego de la
ornada de ho 7-

Asi Abrirlin on . .

mente1(Vienedelapdgina )incluso
el 25 de diciembre y el 19 de enero.
Secei6n de Conveniencia de Ga-
tdn, Centro de Servicios Comuna-
les de Coco Solo, Centro de Ser-
vicios Comunales de Crist6bal,
Luncheonette del Hospital Corgas,
Luncheonette del Atlintico, Esta-
ciones de Servicio de Casolina y
Cerradas el 25 de diciembre el
19 de enero y abiertas con hora-
rio regular los demis dias.
Los teatros abririn de acuerdo
con 10 anunciado en los programs
regulars de los mismos.
iPor qud las recetas de los me-
dicos son tan dificiles de leer, mien-
tras sus cuentas son tan claras y

Diciembre 12, 1989


PA ia 4

La juventud abusa mis de la ma-
rihuana que de cualquier otra droga.
Esto obedece a que la plant crece
ficilmente en tantas parties del
mundo que esti disponible para ser
comprada a un precio muy bajo-un
precio que esti al alcance del bol-
sillo de nuestros adolescents.
El fumar marihuana o canyac
produce la sensaci6n de bienestar
pero tambi6n produce retortijones.
Estos effects son mucho menos in-
tensos que los producidos por la
LSD pero son de tipo similar. Ir6ni-
camente, este es el principal peli-
gro de la marihuana torque el adic-
to, al cansarse de esos efectos leves
puede entonces tratar de probar
substancias mis fuertes incluyendo
heroine y otras.
Aunque la marihuana no 11eva a
una persona inevitablemente al
abuso de drogas fuertes, es un he-
cho conocido que la mayor parte
de los que abusan de la heroine han
experimentado prunero con la mari-
huana. Tradicionalmente, han sido
inducidos al uso de las drogas por
intermedio de amigos n otros con-
tactos en la culture de la "droga
fuerte". Aqui en la Zona del Canal
han sido inducidos muy frecuente-
mente a la marihuana y otras drogas
por los lideres entre los que abusan
de las drogas entre nuestra juven-

Nuestro problema en la Zona del
Canal es grande. Las fiestas de can-
yac current entre ciertos grupos de
estudiantes de escuela secundaria y
algunos j6venes universitarios. Para
ellos, el fumar marihuana es 10 que
esti "de moda". Lleva consigo la
emoci6n de hacer algo legal y la
satisfacci6n de rebelarse contra el
establecimiento y la autoridad pa-
terna 1
Afortunadamente, la mayoria de
los j6venes que prueban el canyac
10 deja despubs que la novedad
pasa. Se dan cuenta de que los gol-
pes que reciben no valen los riesgos
o los effects secundarios. Un grupo
considerable, sin embargo, no se
senate satisfecho con la experience.
Quieren y esperan placeres siempre
mis intensos. En consecuencia, al-
gunos suelen cambiar a la heroine
y otras substancias alucinantes como
la LSD. Una vez que han comenza-
do a tomar drogas fuertes, tomarin
frecuentemente drogas milltiples en
secuencia o simultineamente.
Los proponents de la marihuana
sostienen que la droga causa menos
datio que el alcohol y que por lo
tanto deberia ser legalizada. Pero
se olvidan o prefieren ignorar las
diferencias importance entre el
vicio del alcohol y el vicio de la
marihuana. Es importance conside-
rar que la mayor parte de la gente
no toma alcohol hasta el punto de
la intoxicaci6n. Uno a dos tragos al
dia normalmente tienen poco efec-
to. En cambio, uno a dos cigarri-
Ilos pueden producer intoxicaci6n de
marihuana. Hay algunos j6venes
aqui en la Zona del Canal que fu-
man hasta 10 0 15 cigarrillos de
marihuana al dia comenzando tem-
prano por la mailana y continuando
durante todo el dia, permaneciendo
continuamente perturbados por el
El alcohol, cuando se abusa de
bl, es compatible can un considera-
ble period de productividad. Esto
no es necesariamente la verdad con
la marihuana cuya acci6n es mucho
mis rdpida. Interfere rApidamente
con la productividad social y eco-
n6mica. Es propensa especialmente
a interferir con el empefio del Joven
de salir bien en la escuela. Sus ca-
lificaciones bajan rdpidamente y hay
entonces una regresi6n a so deseo
de cumplir. Pronto se convierte en
un estudiante de clasificaci6n Do
un alumno fracasado despubs de

Este es un proyecto anual de Navidad que fue iniciado
por el Jefe Gaddis Wall en 1956. De izquierda a dere-
cha estin: el Corregidor Francisco Jain, la Srta. Clara
Ja6n, Andrds Ja6n, director de la Escuela de Santa
Clara; la Srta. Gloria L6pez, director de la Escuela
de Huile; el Capitin H. C. Richards, commandant del
district de policia de Balboa, y el policia Jimmy Dunn,
coordinator y president de la fiesta de Navidad.

Miembros de la Policia de la Zona del Canal y repre-
sentantes de Santa Clara y Huile en la Reptablica de
PanamA, se reunieron para cruzar ideas sobre la fiesta
de Navidad para 550 niiios escolares y pre escolares
que tender lugar el 19 de diciembre. El personal de
la Policia del Distrito de Balboa y de la Penitenciaria
de la Zona del Canal patrocinard el event que incluird
la distribuci6n de juguetes, refrescos y otros articulos.


Direction a Si- can-
Division tio tes
Serv. Com. A-P 1-1
Contraloria P 1
Contralorla P 1
Biblioteca P 1
Palo Seco P 2
Corozal P 4
A. Civiles P 1

Sery.Com. A-P 1-1
Serv. Com. P 1
Dragado G 1
Contralorla P 1

Abastos A-P 1-1

T. Motorizado A 1
Esclusas A-P 1-1

Terminales A 1
Imprenta P 1
Gorgas P 2
Contralorla P 1
Ferrocarriles P 1
Industrial A 1
ingenieria P 1
Esclusas A-P 1-1
Mantenimiento P 1
Sanidad A 2
Contralorla P 1
Defense Civil P 1
Contraloria P 1
Dragado G 1
Med.Prev. P 1

Escuelas P 2
Terminales A-P 1-1
Policla P 1
Mantenimiento P 1
Contratorla P 1
Mantenimiento P 1
Dragado G 1
ingenieria P 1
Ingenieria P 1
Imprenta P 1

Agronomo, NM-5/8 $5.699.20/$7.654.40
Analista de Sistemas de Computadoras, NM-12 $11.897.60
Analista de Tarifas, NM-5/11__ $5.699.20/$10.025.60
Auxiliar de Biblioteca, NM-2 (Intermitente) $1.33
Auxiliar de Enfermerla, NM-2 $2.766.40
Auxiliar de Enfermerla, NM-2__ __ ...$2.766.40
Andante Administrative, NM-9 $8.403.20
Ayudante Administrador de Mantenam ento de
Predios, NM-4/8 __ ..__ $5.137.60/$7.654.40
Capataz Conductor de Camidn Pesado, MS-2a/7 $2.06
Capataz Electricista (Cuardallneas), MS-2a/11 ___ $3.74
contador NM-5/7 $6.780.00/$7.841.60
Dependiente de Estacion de Servicio (Gasolinera), M-4
(Primeras 40 horasL___ - ------ -------$1.36
Despachador de Vehlculos a Motor, NM-3 (Se require
Licencia para manejart_ $3.702.40
Electricista, M-11 $3.36
Encargado del Abastecimiento de Agua a Buo.ues
en Transsto, M-6 $1.43
Encuadernador, M-11 - $3.36
Enfermera CIfnica, NM-5/7 __ $6.406.40/$7.176.00
Escrutador(a) de Reclamos (General), NM-5/9 $5.699.20/$8.403.20
Guardafrenos, M-7 $1.68
Guardian, NM-3 $3.702.40
Ingeniero Civil/Geodesta, NM-9 $9.984.00/$9.734.40
Mecinico Tornero, M-11 $3.36
Mecanico Tornero, M-11 $3.36
Obrero (Trabajos Pesados-Erradicacidn de Plagas), M-4 $1.36
Oficinista, NM-2 (Tiempo parcial que no exceda 30 horas) $1.33
Oficinista-Estenografo{a), NM-4 1 $5.137.60
oficinista-Esten6grafo{a), NM-4 (Intermitente)1 $2.47
Oficinista-Estendgrafo(a), NM-4 1 $5.137.60
oficinista-Mecanigrafo(a), NM-2 (Bilinglie)1_ _____ $2.766.40

iini -Tdran toP Dictafono, NM-41__ ___
Operario(a) de Equipe Electrico de Contabilidad, NM-3 $3.702.40
Pasacallies, M-4 __ $1.36
Policia Rase, PL-114 $8.000.00
Primer Capataz Pintor, MS-3/10 $3.60
Programador de Computadora, NM-9/11 __ $8.403.20/$10.025.60
Reparador de Equipo E14ctrico, M-10 $2.76
Subjefe Analista en Administracion, NM-11 $10.025.60
Subjefe ingenie[o General (Presupuestos), NM 12 $12.272.00
Subjefe Meteorologo (General), NM-11_ $11.003.20
Trabajador de Encuadernacion, M-L__ $1.66

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Ayudante Plomero, M-5 (Que no exceda 6-13-70)._ _
Carpintero, M-10 (Que no exceda 6-13-70)
consejera de 16venes, NM-7 (Tiempo parcial. Que no exceda
30 horas semanales) (Que no exceda 6-30-70) $6
Guardia, NM-4g (Que no exceda 4-30-70) __ $5
Obrero (Trabajos Pesados), M-3 (Que no exceda 6-13-70)
Oficinista de Abastos, NM-1 (Que no exceda 6-15-70 $2
oficinista Encargado(a) de Cuentas Corrientes, NM 5
(Que no exceda 5-30-70) _ _ _ _ _ _ _ $5
Operario(a) de Perforadora, NM-2 (Que no exceda 1 allo) $2
Tecnico en Meteorologia, NM-7 (Que no exceda 1 arlo).. $6

_$1.38 Mantenimiento
$2.76 Mantenimiento

947.20 Policia
522.00 Terminales
$1.34 Mantenimlento
704.00 Coco Solo

699.20 Terminales
766.40 ingenier[a
947.20 Ingenieria




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