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 Material Information
Title: The Panama Canal spillway = el Canal de Panamá spillway
Portion of title: Spillway
Parallel title: Canal de Panamá Spillway
Issues for also have Spanish title: Spillway del Canal de Panamá
Physical Description: 37 v. : ill. ; 43 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Canal Zone
Panama Canal Company
United States -- Panama Canal Commission
United States
Publisher: Panama Canal
Place of Publication: Balboa Hights, C.Z
Creation Date: July 19, 1974
Publication Date: 1963-1999
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 )
serial   ( sobekcm )
 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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Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: oclc - 02582102
lccn - 83642750
issn - 0364-8044
Classification: lcc - HE538 .A37
ddc - 386/.444/05
System ID: UF00094771:00983
 Related Items
Preceded by: Spillway
Succeeded by: Faro (Balboa, Panama)

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The Panama


Vol. XIII, No. 4


Canal Spillway

Friday, July 19, 1974


Postal Workers

To See Raises in

July 29 Checks
Canal Zone Postal Group em-
ployees received salary increases
ranging from $8 to $642 per year,
effective July 7. The average in-
crease was $250 a year.
One hundred two full-time em-
ployees and twenty-two part-time
employees will receive the monetary
increase in their July 29 paychecks.
The increase is the result of the
adoption of a new United States
Postal Service (USPS) evaluation
and pay plan for the employees of
the Canal Zone Postal Group.
Traditionally, Postal Group pay
rates had been tied to those of the
United States Post Office Depart-
ment which was replaced by the
USPS. The local adoption of the
USPS pay and evaluation plan con-
tinues the Postal Group's relation-
ship to the postal system in the
United States.

Football Tryouts
Announced at CJHS
Curundu Junior High School will
begin tryouts for varsity football at
9 a.m., August 19 on the Curundu
football field.
All candidates should have a
physical examination prior to re-
porting for practice. Physical exam-
inations will be administered by
Dr. Richard Cheville at the Balboa
High School Clinic on July 18, 25,
August 1, 13, 16 and 22. Parental
consent forms must be signed and
presented when the candidates re-
port for their examinations. These
forms are available in both the
Balboa High School and Curundu
Junior High School main offices.

Special Fiddler Train
Planned for Tomorrow
A special train has been sched-
uled to bring Atlantic siders to
tomorrow night's performance of
the United Way production "Fiddler
on the Roof."
Four air-conditioned cars will
leave the Cristobal Railroad Station
at 6 p.m. and will depart the Balboa
Railroad Station for the return trip
15 minutes after the show is over.
For further information, call
Trevor Simons at 43-2530, 43-1748
or evenings at 47-2678.
The show opened last night at
the Balboa High School Audi-
torium and will run through Au-
gust 3 with Mondays dark.
Reservations may be obtained by
calling 52-5576 or 52-6576 between
2 and 5 p.m.

Fla. Baseball Tourney
A group of Canal Zone youths,
between the ages of 15 and 18, will
participate in the Southeastern
United States American Legion
Baseball Tournament to be held at
Al Lang Field, St. Petersburg, Fla.,
on August 14.
The Canal Zone team is sched-
uled to open the tournament play-
ing against the Alabama State
champions at 10 a.m. on that day.
The team is to leave the Canal
Zone on August 9 and play prac-
tice games in the St. Petersburg
area on August 10 and 11.


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Copper sulphate in crystal form is applied manually to Oil and Debris Branch which is in charge of weed
vegetation by an employee of the Dredging Division's control in Canal waters.


Dredging Div. Helps Gatun Villagers


By Clearing Away Aquatic Weeds


Weeds, those unwanted plants
that have plagued man since he first
attempted to cultivate the soil, also
are a nuisance in the Panama Canal.
Aquatic weeds became a problem
soon after the opening of the water-
way and their significance in affect-
ing navigation has increased with
the years. Uncontrolled, they are a
serious threat to navigation. Getting
rid of them is expensive and time
consuming.
To prevent the drastic con-
sequences of uncontrolled weeds,
the Oil and Debris Branch of the
Dredging Division employs a crew
of 40 men who are constantly spray-
ing and applying tons of chemicals
to the vegetation that could choke
the Canal and threaten numerous
isolated villages around Gatun Lake.
Controlling weeds also eliminates
breeding areas of disease-carrying
insects and other pests.
Villagers Are Assisted
At the request of the villagers in
the Gatun Lake area, Dredging Di-
vision crews have been treating
aquatic weeds in that area twice a
year for the past 4 years. A recent
5-day mission took them to Escobal,
located on the Panama-Canal Zone
border about 9 miles from Gatun,
which served as a base of opera-
tions. From there, the crews treated
weeds along the villages of Lagar-
terita, La Arenosa, Ciricito, Vino
Tinto and Cuipo. A total of 20,000
pounds of copper sulphate was
applied to the vegetation by the
broadcast method, that is, it was
spread manually on the weeds by
men in pangas.
Killing off weeds in these areas
is imperative to the villagers who
must utilize water to transport their
supplies and to take their children
back and forth to school in small
boats. Weeds also constitute a dan-
gerous annoyance to swimmers who
may easily become entangled in
them.
Groups of Aquatic Weeds
Aquatic weeds in the Canal Zone
can be divided into four major
groups: Hydrilla is a submerged
plant rooting at the bottom that
may grow in water depths of more
than 30 feet. Water lettuce, a free
floating plant that resembles the
edible plant, is most common in the


Chagres River and areas east and
west of the Canal channel. Because
of its shape, water lettuce serves as
a haven for mosquitoes. The most
significant weed throughout Canal
waters, especially in the Chagres
River, is the floating water hyacinth,
the pretty, bright green, shiny
leaved plant bearing, white, blue,
or violet flowers. The hyacinth,
whose reproductive capacity is
great, becomes a stubborn invader
when left unchecked. Various types
of ferns found floating on water or
growing in mud also are a nuisance.
The propagation and growth of
these weeds have increased greatly
in recent years. This is evident in
the tremendous increase in the
amount of chemicals used to con-
trol them, which has risen from
80,000 pounds in 1964 to 450,000
pounds in 1974.


Debris Control Section
Why such a great increase in
weeds? One reason noted is the ex-
pansion of boating activities in
Canal waters. Unknowingly, pleas-
ure boaters stimulate growth of
water vegetation when they go
through a weed patch, cutting the
vegetation that sinks into the water
and reproduces.
How are weeds controlled? In
the old days, arsenic was used. But
arsenic killed everything. Today,
the Debris Control Section, under
the command of biologist C6sar Von
Chong, controls weeds manually,
mechanically and chemically or
by using a combination of these
methods.
In the manual method, weeds are
pulled out by hand or when found
floating, they are picked up with
(Continued on p. 3)


First Man Is Appointed


To Women's Council


William H. M. Brunner has been
appointed to the Women's Advisory
Council to the Governor. He is the
council's first male member.
Brunner, an engineer assigned to
the Engineering and Construction
Bureau, will replace his wife, San-
dra, a member of the original coun-
cil, who has resigned.
Also appointed was Mrs. Marcia
G. Semans, who will represent mil-
itary dependents on the council.
Mrs. Semans, an instructor of Eng-
lish at Balboa High School, is the
wife of Maj. Michael Semans,
USAF.
The council, an important chan-
nel of communication between the
women and the top management of
the Canal organization, represents
a cross-section of the work force
with a membership composed of
U.S. and non-U.S. citizens, residents
of the Atlantic and Pacific commu-
nities and, now, men and women.
In a letter advising Brunner of
his appointment, Bruce Quinn, Spe-
cial Assistant to the Governor-Pres-
ident for Equal Opportunity, wrote,
"I know your efforts will be dedi-
cated to serving and improving the
role of women in Government and


in society, and to fairly represent
the views of an enlightened society."
In another development in the
expanding Equal Opportunity Pro-
gram, Thomas J. Ender, Supervi-
sory Procurement Agent, Procure-
ment Division, Supply and Commu-
nity Service Bureau, and Joseph C.
Quintas, Transportation Officer, Wa-
ter Transportation Division, Trans-
portation and Terminals Bureau,
have been named EEO Counselors
for the Panama Canal Company's
New Orleans Office.

Free Chess Lessons

Will Be Offered
Panama Canal Post No. 1, the
American Legion is offering free
beginners chess classes to all res-
idents of the Canal Zone.
Interested individuals are re-
quested to register at the American
Legion Club, Fort Amador, Canal
Zone, any time between the hours
of 2 and 6 p.m., July 27. The chess
instructor is Franklin Quir6s.
For those who desire additional
information concerning this course,
it is suggested they call Quir6s at
his home phone 61-5248.


Modern Charge

Account System

To Be Installed
The Panama Canal organization
will put a modern, automated
charge account system into effect on
October 1.
Under the new system, Panama
Canal employees will continue to
use their Unlimited Purchase Au-
thority IP cards to make charge pur-
chases. They are not required to
complete charge applications which
are being mailed to other cus-
tomers.
The new applications are in-
tended for non-Panama Canal in-
dividuals and organizations who
currently hold retail store and
storehouse charge account cards, or
who pay charges for rent, utilities
and telephone.
When these completed applica-
tions are returned, existing records
will be updated and non-Panama
Canal individuals and organizations
will be assigned a customer number
and issued a new credit card. -
If employees of the Panama Canal
organization receive a charge appli-
cation blank, they should return it
in the envelope provided explaining
that they are employed by Panama
Canal. However, active duty mil-
itary personnel assigned to the Pan-
ama Canal organization who receive
an application blank should com-
plete and return it.
Details about the new charge sys-
tem will be published in the SPILL-
WAY in September.


Schools Report

Big Turnout for

Summer Program
Nearly 4,400 students are en-
rolled in a variety of summer pro-
grams being offered by the Canal
Zone's U.S. schools. The offerings
range from language development
for kindergarteners to in-service
courses for teachers.
The Division of Schools an-
nounced that 2,500 are enrolled in
218 summer school classes and 1,900
in the swimming and recreation pro-
grams. The sports program is being
conducted at 7 pools, 11 gyms and
playshelters, and 2 golf courses.
The largest concentration of stu-
dents is at the Canal Zone College
where 651 are attending classes.
A close second is Balboa Elemen-
tary School where 632 are enrolled.
Balboa High School has 483 stu-
dents and the Junior High section
has 207.
On the Atlantic side Cristobal
Junior-Senior High School has 219
students and Margarita Elementary
School welcomes 281 youngsters
each day.

Shrine Bowl Game
The Sixth Annual Shrine Bowl
Came will be played August 31 at
Balboa Stadium and Mini Shrine
Bowl Game will be played at the
Cristobal High School Stadium
August 24 between the lightweight
champions and the lightweight all
stars. Tickets are now available and
will be given in return for a dona-
tion to the Shrine Crippled Chil-
dren's Transportation Fund. A tick-
et office will be open at the Shrine
Units Building.


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THE PANAMA CANAL SPILLWAY


July 19, 1974


Maryann Duffy and Willie Nowotny, Straight Scene teen counselors, ex-
pand their school year program to include the Schools Division summer
recreation program. A group of young students gathered at the Ancon
Elementary School to see a movie and graphic demonstrations of the
dangers of smoking. Squeezing a cotton-filled plastic bottle with a cigarette
in the top, Willie simulates inhaling a cigarette, and a look at the cotton
shows what remains on the lungs after smoking one cigarette.



U.S. School Districts


Announced for 1974-75

School districts for 1974-75 have been announced by the Division of


Schools. When school opens August
Canal Zone U.S. schools as follows:


Town Sites
Albrook AFB ...._- - --_ .
Ancon ______
Quarters 536, 537, 557, 558, 562_
(All other houses on Ancon side)--
Old Corral but not quarters
536, 537, 557, 558, 562____
Sosa-Darien Place ___________
Arraijan _ ___ _
Arraijan
Arraijan
Balboa ________
Balboa Heigths and San Juan Place ____
Big Tree ________
Cable Heights
Cable Heights _____- _____-_________-
Cardenas
Chorrera ______
Chorrera _____________ ----
Chorrera
Cocoli (including Trailer Court)-___
Cocoli (including Trailer Court) _
Corozal Army
Corozal (PanCanal) _____
Curundu
Curundu
Curundu
Curundu Heights ________
Diablo Terrace ___--_____-________
Diablo Heights _________
Farfan
15th Naval District
Fort Amador
Fort Amador
Fort Clayton
Quarters 501-530, 562-581, 612-657,
676-726, 1000-1062
Fort Clayton ________
Quarters 1-481, 531-561, 600-611,
658-675, 800-867
Fort Clayton . -.___. _
Quarters 72-92, 400-481
Fort Clayton __
Quarters 500's through 700's
1000 Area
Fort Clayton all other students -__--.---
Fort Kobbe (including 800 Area)---
Gamboa
Heirick Heights -___-
Hlerrick Heights
Howard AFB, New Housing Area---
Quarters 13-36 __ -----
Quarters 37-56
Quarters 57-120 - .---
Quarters 57-120 __1 __--
QuartAr 121-154
Howard AFB
Quarters 155-199
Quarters 500-600
La Boca - __
Los Rios __ .
(Continure


26, students will attend the various


Grades
__K-6
K___
---1-6
. 1-6
._1-6
_1-6
_K-1
_2-3
.___4-6
_K-6
K 6
KK-6
K____
___1-6
_-K-6
_K-1
2-3
___4-6
_K-3
_ 4-6
_K-5
_K-6
___-1
___ 2
3-6
K-6
K-6
_K-6
- K-6
K-6
_K-2
__-3-6
__-K


Kinder-
garten
School Session
Diablo Elementary a.m.
Balboa Elementary a.m.
Ancon
Ancon
Balboa Elementary
Ancon
Howard a.m.
Fort Kobbe
Cocoli
Balboa Elementary a.m.
Balboa Elementary a.m.
lioward AFB a.m.
Balboa Elementary a.m.
Ancon
Los Rios a.m.
Howard AFB a.m.
Fort Kobbe
Cocoli
Fort Kobbe a.m.
Cocoli
Los Rios p.m.
Los Rios a.m.
Diablo Elementary p.m.
Diablo Heights
Los Bios
Los Rios p.m.
Los Rios p.m.
Diablo Heights a.m.
Howard AFB a.m.
Diablo Heights p.m.
Diablo Heights p.m.
Diablo Elementary
Curundu Elementary a.m.


K Curundu Elementary p.m.


Curundlu Elementary
Curundu Elementary


--- ..---1-6
~_---_--K-6
K-6
-K
1-6
.___----- -K-6
__ K-6
K-6
S_ _K-6
K-3. 6
-___--_--4-5
K-6

__ K-6
-- -K-6
K-6
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Fort Clayton
Fort Kobbe
Gamboa
Balboa Elementary
Ancon
Howord AFB
Howard AFB
Fort Kobbe
Howard AFB
Fort Kobbe
Fort Kobbe
Howard AFB
Fort Kobbe
Balboa Elementary
Los Rios


Panama Canal Spillway


DAVID S. PAIKER
Governor of the Canal Zone


RICHARD L. HUNT
Lieutenant Governor


FRANK A. BALDwIN
Information Officer


THE PANAMA CANAL SPILLWAY is an official publication of the Panama
Canal, Balboa Heights, C.Z. All articles are available to news media and
may be reprinted without further clearance. SPILLWAY material should
arrive at the Panama Canal Press Office no later than 4 p.m., Monday, the
week of publication. Only urgent material can be accepted as late as noon
Tuesday. Distributed free to all Panama Canal employees. Subscription
cost for others $2.60 a year. Airmail subscription cost $10 a year. Make
checks payable to Panama Canal Company and address to: SPILLWAY
Subscriptions, Box M, Balboa Heights, C.Z.


All-Man Show


To Open Aug. 31


At Little Gallery

The National League of Amer-
ican Penwomen, Canal Zone and
Panama Branch, will hold its second
all-man art show in the Little Gal-
lery of the Civil Affairs Building
from August 31 through Septem-
her 14.
All male residents of the Canal
Zone, who are age 18 or over, are
invited to enter this exhibit. Entries
will be accepted on opening day
between 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. on
the second floor of the Civil Affairs
Building located on Gaillard High-
way.
Works must be thoroughly dry,
suitably prepared for display, and
rules for entering observed. For fur-
ther information on rules and re-
quirements regarding this show, in-
terested persons may contact Ms.
Virginia Carter at 83-3607, Little
Gallery chairman.
General rules and information
regarding art categories are also
posted in the Little Gallery and in
the Canal Zone Library.



ANNIVERSARIES
(On the basis of total Federal Service)

_ 40 Years

ENGINEERING AND
CONSTRUCTION BUREAU
John H. Poole, Jr.
Central Office Repairman

CIVIL AFFAIRS BUREAU
Richard W. Stoudnor
Customs Inspector


Cookbooks on Sale at

Balboa Retail Store

Once again the Canal Zone Med-
ical Wives' Society offers for sale
its English-Spanish Cookbook, "La
Cocina de Panami."
The cookbooks will be on sale
today at the Balboa Retail Store
from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. The cookbooks
are also available by calling Mrs.
Ed Haswell at 87-4843 or Mrs.
Henry Stallworth at 88-3665.


Cristobal "Y" Plans

New Lending Library

Of Paperback Books

The Cristobal Armed Services
YMCA is trying to provide a lend-
ing library of paperback books in
its newly opened military lounge
and game room. The YMCA would
appreciate paperback books that
Atlantic side residents can donate.
If possible, they should be
dropped off at the YMCA main desk
anytime between 8 a.m. and 9:30
p.m. If delivery is not possible, call
the Cristobal YMCA at 43-2163,
and the books will be picked up as
soon as possible.


a.m. This lending library will be open
a.m.
a.m. to any military personnel who wish
'a.' to use it at no charge and with no

sign in or sign out.


(Schedule subject to changee without notice)


11:55-
12:15-
12:40-
1:30-

2:30-
4:00-
5:10-
5:35-
6:00-
6:15-
7:05-
7:30
8:00-
8:05
9:00-
9:95-
9:50-
10:15-
10:30-

11:55-


SATURDAY, JULY 20
-New Zoo Review
-Make A Wish
-Voyage To The Bottom Of The Sea
"Stars and Stripes"
(Variety Special)
Wimbleton Tennis Highlights
-Pro Bowlers Tour
-Buck Owens
-Jerry Vale's World
-Weekend '74
-Iron Horse
-Mary Tyler Moore Show
The Partridge Family
-8 O'Clock Report
Carol Burnett
New Christy Minstrels
-The Rifleman
-Maude
-Focus on Today
-Creature Feature: "Vampire
People"
-Sherlock Holmes


SUNDAY, JULY 21
11:55-This Is The Life
12:25-Music And The Spoken Word
12:55-Major League Baseball:
Los Angeles vs. Philadelphia
3:15-World Championship Tennis
4:45-Humanist Alternative
5:15-Presidential Address
6:00-Chronicle
6:40-Bob Newhart
7:05-Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour
8:00-8 D'Clock Report
8:05-The Avengers (Premiere)
9:00-Qu6 Pasa?
9:05-The Weekend Tonight Show
10:15-Focus on Today
10:30--Movi: "Bedside Manner"
11:50-Christopher Closeup
12:05-Sacred Heart

MONDAY, JULY 22
3:00-Another World
3:25-Dinah's Place
3:45-Cartoon Carnival
4:05-Sesame Street
5:05-Electric Company
5:35-What It Is
6:00-Dateline
6:40-Johnny Mann's Stand Up And Cheer
7:05-Profiles In Courage
8:00-8 O'Clock Report
8:05-Sanford & Son
8:30-Movie: "An Inspector Calls"
9:50- The Reasoner Report
10:15-Focus on Today
10:30-Cinema Classics: "Suez"


6:00-Dateline
G:40-Flipper
7:05-Naked City
8:00-8 O'Clock Report
8:05-Informaton Special:
Discovery
9:00-The Fugitive
9:50-Police Surgeon
10:15-Focus on Today
10:30-Movie: "Aunt Clara"

WEDNESDAY, JULY 24
3:00'-Another World
3:25-Dinah's Place
3:45-Cartoon Carnival
4:05-Sesame Street
5:05-Electric Company
5:35-Animal World
6:00-Dateline
6:40-The Wacky World of Jonathan Winters
7:05-The Funny Side (Premiere)
8:00-8 O'Clock Report
8:05-Better World
8:30-Victory at Sea (Premiere)
9:00-Que Pasa?
9:05-The Tonight Show
10:15-Focus on Today
10:30-Movie: "Double Solitaire"
(Drama Special. Adult)
11:45-Minority Community

THURSDAY, JULY 25
3:00-Another World
3:25--Dinah's Place
3:45-Mike Douglas
5:00-Electric Company
5:30-Here Comes The Future
(Premiere)
5:55-Qun Pasa?
6:00-Dateline
6:4--The Newlywed Game
7:05-The Flip Wilson Show
8:00-8 O'Clock Report
8:05-1 Spy
9:00-The Dean Martin Comedy Hour
9:50--M.A.S.H.
10:15-Focus on Today
10:30-"1 Believe in Music'
(Music Special)

FRIDAY, JULY 26
3:00-Another World
3:25-Dinah's Place
3:45-Cartoon Carnival
4:05-Sesame Street
5:05--Electric Company
5:35-Thrillseekers
6:00-Dateline
6:40-Let's Make A Deal
7:05--Sandy in Disneyland
(Variety Special)


TUESDAY, JULY 23 8:00-8 O'Clock Report
3:00-Another World 8:05-Bonanza
3:25-Dinah's Place 9:00--Qu Pasa?
3:45-Mike Douglas 9:05-The Tonight Show
5:00--Electric Company 10:15-Focus on Today
5:30-The New Jimmy Dean Show 10:30-Movie: "The Magnet"
5:55-Que Pasa? 11:45-Day at Night




eAT THE MOidVIES
SWeek Beginning Friday, July 19, 1974


BALBOA (Air-Conditioned)
Fri., 6:30, 7:50-Dumbo (G)
Fri. Owl Show, 10:00-The Frozen Dead (G)
Sat. Jr. Mat., 10:00 a.m.-Hondo and The
Apache (G)
Sat.-Sun., 2:30, 6:15, 8:15-Mon., 6:15, 8:15
-The Mackintosh Man (SIT) (PG)
Sun. Jr. Mat., 12:30-The Bellboy (SIT) (G)
Tues., 6:00, 8:00-Count Dracula (SIT) (PG)
Tues. Owl Show, 10:00-They Only Kill Their
Masters (PG)
Wed.-Woodstock (SIT) (PG)
Thurs., 6:15, 8:10-Changes (SIT) (PG)

COCO SOLO (Air-Conditioned)
Fri., 7:00-Sat., 7:30-Now You See Him,
Now You Don't (G)
Sat. Jr. Mat., 2:00-Jack The Giant Killer (G)
Sun., 2:00, 7:30-Mon., 7:30-Executive
Action (SIT) (PG)
Tues., 7:30-The Gospel Road (SIT) (G)
Wed., 7:30-Day Of Anger (SIT) (G)
Thurs., 7:30-Dealing (SIT) (R)

RAINBOW CITY (Air-Conditioned)
Fri. Owl Show, 10:00-The Vampire (G)
Sat.-Angel In My Pocket and The Lost Flight
(G)
Sun.-The Gospel Road (SIT) (G)
Mon.-Dealing (S!T) (R)
Tues.-Catlow and The Last Run (SIT) (PG)
Wed.-The Mackintosh Man (SIT) (PG)
Thurs.--Woodstock (SIT) (PG)

MARGARITA*
Fri.-Cinderfella (SIT) (G)
Fri. Owl Show, 10:00-Fuzz (SIT) (PG)
Sat. Jr. Mat., 2:00-Battle In Outer Space
(SIT) (G)
Sat.-Welcome Home Soldier Boys and Lovers
And Other Strangers (SIT) (R)
Sun. Jr. Mat., 2:00-The Paper Lien (G)
Sun.-Mon.-Cops And Robbers (PG)
Tues.-The Losers (SIT) (PG)
Tues. Owl Show, 10:00--A Case Of Murder
(PG)
Wed.-Oklahoma Crude (SIT) (PG)
Thurs. Doctor Dolittle (SIT) (G)


GATUN
Fri.-Jack Of Diamonds and Mrs. Brown
You've Got A Lovely Daughter (G)
Sat. Jr. Mat., 2:00-Don't Raise The Bridge,
Lower The River (G)
Sat.-Cinderfella 'SIT) (G)
Sun. Jr. Mat., 2:00-Ballad Of Josie (G)
Sun.-40 Carats (S!T) (PG)
Tues.-Cops And Robbers (PG)
Thurs.-Oklahoma Crude (SIT) (PG)

GAMBOA*
Fri.-The Sound Of Music (G)
Fri. Owl Show, 10:00-House Of Dark Shadows
(SIT) (PG)
Sat. Jr. Mat., 6:15-Gay Purr-ee (G)
Sat., 8:15-The Family Jewels (G)
Sun.--The Last American Hero (PG)
Mon.--Skin Game and A Fine Madness (SIT)
(PG)
Tues.-Escaped From Devil's Island (SIT) (R)
Wed.-A Touch Of Class (SIT) (PG)
Thurs.-Angel In My Pocket and The Lost
Flight (G)

PARAISO*
Sat -Hatari and The Brass Bottle (G)
Sun.-Escaped From Devil's Island (SIT) (R)
Mon.-The Last American Hero (PG)
Wed.-The Raging Moon and The Adventurers
(PG)
Thurs.-Skin Game and A Fine Madness
(SIT) (PG)

"All night shows begin at 7:00 except as
shown. All shows are post meridiem time ex-
cept as shown. Program subject to change.
FILM SUITABILITY GUIDE: G-All ages ad-
mitted. General audience. PG-Parental
guidance suggested, some material may
not be suited for preteenagers. R-Re-
stricted. Persons under 17 not admitted un-
!ess accompanied by parent or legal guard-
ian. X-Persons under 17 not admitted.
t-Indicates Repeat.
T-Indicates Total Running Time.
SIT-Indicates Spanish Titles.


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EXPRESS YOUR OPINION
IN WRITING. .



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THOMAS JEFFERSON DID









July 19, 1974


THE PANAMA CANAL SPILLWAY


Gov. David S. Parker and his staff receive the first in
a series of "Top Brass" Management Development pre-
sentations to be given every 2 weeks preceding the Gov-
ernor's staff meeting. Stanley J. Wiechert, standing,
Chief of Training and Management Development, Per-
sonnel Bureau, explains the program. Around the con-
ference table clockwise from left are: Dr. Bedford H.
Berrey, Health Director; Charles R. Clark, Transporta-
tion and Terminals Director; Donald A. Franz, Acting
Marine Director; Dwight A. McKabney, General Coun-
sel; Gordon M. Frick, Personnel Director; Robert Les-
siack, Deputy Comptroller; Governor Parker, Robert S.
Jeffrey, Deputy Executive Secretary; Roy Cooper,


School Schedule
(Continued from p. 2)


Town Sites Grades School
Panama:
All DOD-PCC-CZG-AID-EMB-SMITH depend-
ents residing in areas as listed will attend
schools as follows:


Ancon:
Bello Horizonte _
Betania
Cerro Viento
Domingo Diaz
Herbrugei
JuanL Dia7
L;i Loceria
La Loma
los Angeles ..
Nueva California
l';n;:ma Vieio _____ _
Parque Iefevre
Reparto Chanis
Rio Abajo __ __ ___
San Antonio
San Miguelito
Urbanizaci6n Obarrio _
Villa Catalina ________
Villa Guadalupe
Kindergarten from above areas in Panama
will attend as shown .
Balboa Elementary:
Altos de Betania
Altos del Chase _____
Carrasquilla
El Avance
El Dorado
La Cresta ________
La Gloria
Las Cumbres
Miraflores _
Punta Paitilla
Via Porras (From Via Espafia to
86th St. Roosevelt Theater)_
Villa Ciceres
Villa de las Fuentes___________
Curundu Elementary:
El Cangrejo-Pasadena ___ __
Diablo Elementary:
Altos del Golf______--__
Bella Vista -
Campo Alegre _-- ________
Coco del Mar------- _______
Downtown---
El Carmen
4th of July Avenue___ _______
La Exposici6n - ---_____ -_
Loma Alegre - __ _________
Nuevo Campo Alegre_________
Paitilla
Pereil __
San Francisco
San Gabriel
Via Porras (From 87th St. to 99th St.) __
Vifa del Mar__
Paraiso (U.S. Citizens)-_________
Pedro Miguel (U.S. Citizens)______________
Quarantine Station--- ______
Quarry Heights and Morgan Avenue ----
Rodman
Rodman
Santa Cruz (U.S. Citizens) -
Summit


Brazos Heights ------
Brazos Brooks
Camp Bierd ----------------
Coco Solo Hospital -.
Coco Solo P.C. . __
Coco Solo Army -. .. .
Coco Solo Navy
Colon (Tuition) .-
Colon (Military-P.C.) ..
Colon (Military-P.C.)
France Field (Military)-________
France Field P.C. _
Fort Davis-Green Area_
Fort Davis-New Housing _
Fort Davis (other than above)__
Fort Davis
Fort Davis
Fort Gulick-Quarters 1-69, 500 Area
Fort Gulick-Remainder Fort Gulick
Fort Gulick
Fort Sherman
Gatun
Gatun
Margarita
Mount HopeIl-ighw;ay
Old Cristobal
Rainbow City (U.S. Citizens)


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Deputy Chief Internal Security Office; Hugh A. Norris,
Acting Chief, Executive Planning Staff; Frank A.
Castles, Civil Affairs Director; Carl J. Browne, Acting
Engineering and Construction Director; Richard K.
Erbe, Supply and Community Service Director; and
Lt. Gov. Richard L. Hunt. Seated along side wall are,
from left: William S. Wigg, Assistant Executive Secre-
tary; Frank A. Baldwin, Information Officer, and John
D. Whiting, Assistant Executive Secretary. Not shown
are: William L. De La Matter, Aide to the Governor-
Civic Council Staff Officer; and J. R. Maravilla, Safety
Director.



Weed Control


Kinder-
garten
Session


Ancon
Ancon
Ancon
Ancon
Ancon
Ancon
Ancon
Ancon
Ancon
Ancon
Ancon
Ancon
Ancon
Ancon
Ancon
Ancon
Ancon
Ancon
Ancon
Balboa Elementary

Balboa Elementary
Balboa Elementary
Balboa Elementary
Balboa Elementary
Balboa Elementary
Balboa Elementary
Balboa Elementary
Balboa Elementary
Balboa Elementary
Balboa Elementary
Balboa Elementary
Balboa Elementary
Balboa Elementary
Curundu Elementary
Diablo Elementary
Diablo Elementary
Diablo Elementary
Diablo Elementary
Diablo Elementary
Diablo Elementary
Diablo Elementary
Diablo Elementary
Diablo Elementary
Diablo Elementary
Diablo Elementary
Diablo Elementary
Diablo Elementary
Diablo Elementary
Diablo Elementary
Diablo Elementary
Gamboa
Gamboa
Los Rios
Balboa Elementary
Howard AFB
Fort Kobbe
Gamboa
Gamboa

Margarita
Margarita
Margarita
Coco Solo
Coco Solo
Coco Solo
Coco Solo
Margarita
Margarita
Coco Solo
Coco Solo
Coco Solo
Fort Davis
Fort Davis
Fort Davis
Fort Davis
Fort Gulick
Fort Gulick
Fort Gulick
Fort Gulick
Fort Gulick
Fort Davis
Margarita
Margarita
Coco Solo
Margarita
Coco Solo


Students in grades 7-9 from the Pacific area, including Camboa, will
attend the Curundu Junior Iigh School.
Students in grades 10-12 from the Pacific area, including Gamboa, will
attend the Balboa Senior High School.
Students in grades 7-12 from the Atlantic area will attend the Cristobal
Junior-Senior High School (Coco Solo).


(Continued from p. 1)

pitchforks and loaded on to pangas
and taken to dump areas along the
Canal.
Mechanically, they are removed
by a Sourman Cableway, a per-
manently installed machine in the
Chagres River, about 1,000 meters
above the Gamboa Bridge on the
east bank of the Chagres River. The
machine works like a crane with a
bucket on a cable, scooping up
weeds from the water and dump-
ing them on land to decompose.
The Grounds Maintenance Branch,
which now uses this material for
mulching, is currently conducting
experiments to ascertain its value to
improve the condition of the soil.
A manual-mechanical method of
weed control employs a cable boat
with a winch. The boat is moved
from area to area and weeds are
collected by booming them around
the boat or close to it, where men
with pitchforks fill the basket man-
ually, and the winchman operating
the winch dumps the debris on land.
After several years of trials, it
was determined that two chemicals,
2-4D herbicide and copper sulphate,
are the most successful controllers.
The 2-4D herbicide is most effec-
tive for the control of water hya-
cinths and water lettuce. This is
applied to the weed plots in liquid
form 2 to 4 pounds per acre, by a
sprayer who stands in a panga and
uses a John Beam pump. One or
two crews are kept busy spraying
5 days a week during dry season
when weed population is at its peak
because light stimulates growth.
Also there is no rain to wash off the
chemicals.
Copper sulphate, which proved
to be the most effective on hydrilla,
is applied in crystal form. Dissemin-
ated on the water area, it dissolves
and sinks onto the submerged
weeds, killing them on contact.
At problem areas such as the
Chagres River, Mandinga River,
and Carabali River, on the west
bank of the Canal, weeds are con-
trolled by placing booms at the
areas where the rivers feed into the
Canal. The booms act as barriers
but heavy tropical rains often wash
the vegetation over the booms and
into the Canal. Crews are kept busy
at these strategic areas, clearing
away debris that is washed down
from the rivers.
It is estimated that without the
unceasing efforts of these men,
armed with pitchforks and sprayers,
the Panama Canal would be closed
to navigation in from 3 to 5 years.


"Top Brass"

A "Top Brass" Program is the
latest innovation in the Personnel
Bureau's efforts to bring the newest
theories in management develop-
ment to all managerial levels.

Taking advantage of the gather-
ing of the Canal organization's top
executives at the Governor's weekly
staff meeting, Stanley J. Wiechert,
Chief of Training and Management
Development, discusses the latest
human behavioral studies, motiva-
tional research, and communication
techniques.
The Middle Management Pro-
gram is expected to be an important
part of the discussions since a better
understanding of what their em-
ployees are learning will allow top
supervisors to provide the necessary
bridge from the classroom to the
office or shop that will assist sub-
ordinate managers to better utilize
newly acquired knowledge and
techniques.
The "Top Brass" program also
will assist top management per-


Program Begun

sonnel to better counsel and formu-
late individual development plans
for their subordinates.


Local Engineers

Twelve engineers of the Panama
Canal's Engineering and Construe-
tion Bureau were among the group
of Isthmnian engineers who recently
attended a seminar on power plan-
ning and power systems relaying
held at the Training Center.
The seminars were sponsored by
the Panama Section of the Institute
of Electrical and Electronic Engi-
neers in conjunction with IRHE, the
Institute of Hydraulic Resources
and Electrification, and the Panama
Canal organization.
Dr. A. Mayer Sasson and Dr. Jor-
ge F. Dopazo of the American Elec-
tric Power Service Corp. of New
York City and Mario Conzzilez, sen-
ior engineer of the Florida Power &
Light Co. conducted the seminar,
designed to present U.S. technology
to engineers in foreign countries.


_ ... .


'1


Frank A. Lee, center, Chief of the Canal's Electrical Division, presents a
Certificate of Appreciation to Mario GonzAlez, senior engineer of the
Florida Power & Light Co., as official recognition of his work in conducting
a course on power systems planning in a recent seminar attended by engi-
neers of the Canal organization. At left is Ernesto Richa, president of the
Panama Section of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers,
who in conjunction with IRHE, the Institute of Hydraulic Resources and
Electrification, and the Canal organization, sponsored the seminar which
was held at the Panama Canal Training Center.

CANAL ZONE GOVERNMENT-PANAMA CANAL COMPANY
PERSONNEL BUREAU

In-Service Employee Transfer-Vacancy Bulletin
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for appointment without regard to race,
religion, color, national origin, sex, political affiliation, or any other non-merit factor.
Bureau Lo- Va-
or ca- can-
PERMANENT POSITIONS Base Rate Division tion cies
Administrative Services Assistant NM-7 - ---- $9,526.40 Construction P 1
Boilermaker MG-1O .$-------- ---- --$5.10 Industrial A 1
Cargo Marker NM-1* (First 40 hours) (Knowledge of English) .$1.90 Terminals A 1
Clerk-Typist NM-31 ------- ----$4,617.60 Gorgas Hos. P 1
Communications Equipment Operator NM-3/4 --$4,617.60/$6,947.20 Ports A 2
Construction Inspector NM-8 (Driver's license required) _$10,545.60 Construction P 1
Guard (Matron) NM-2/3 (Intermittent) - -- $1.96/$2.22 Police A 1
Janitor MG-1 --------$1.90 Maintenance P 1
Laborer MG-3 ---- ----------$1.93 Maintenance P 1
Licensed Practical Nurse NM-3/5
(Shift work required) -- __----- $4,617.60/$7,737.60 Gorgas Hos. P 3
Maintenance Machinist MG-10---- _------------$5.10 Industrial A 2
Management Analyst NM-11/12 (An in-depth knowledge of
computer system design methods or techniques for business
applications is required.) ---$13,915.20/$16,452.80 Off. Compt. P 1
Marine Machinist MG-10 _------_ ---. --- - $5.10 Industrial A 1
Master-In-Charge, Towboat FE-16 ------$7.63 Ports P 1
Nurse/Clinical Nurse NM-4/7
(Shift work required)-- _-- - $7,384.00/$9,838.40 Health A-P 1-1
Occupational Health Nurse NM-9 (Intermittent) --$5.58 Industrial A 1
Painter Helper MG-5 (First 40 hours) .... --------. $2.03 Industrial A 2
Pilot-In-Training CP-01 (First 40 hours) $-- 15,620.80 Transit A 6
Rigger Foreman MS-10_ - -------------- --- $6.19 Industrial A 1
Rigger Helper MG-5 (First 40 hours) ------ -$2.03 Industrial A 1
Time and Leave Clerk NM-2 (Intermittent) --- -$1.96 Industrial A 1
TEMPORARY POSITION
Clerk-Typist NM-31 (NTE 5-27-74) ---- --- $4,617.60 Schools P 1
OBLIGATED POSITIONS 00
Clerk-Stenographer NM-51� (NTE 12-31-74) $7,737.60 Police P 1
Plumber MG-10 (Driver's license required) (NTE 1 year) --- $5.10 Maintenance A 1
Application must be submitted on Form 443, APPLICATION FOR TRANSFER. A separate appli-
cation must be submitted for each job listed. When applying for more than one position, indi-
cate 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 appli-
cable. 1 Indicates a written test requirement. J 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 52-7996, 52-7501, or 43-1288. Employing officials should not be contacted directly.
* Subject to reclassification as Worker Trainee MG-1/NM-1. Employee presently in the
Worker Trainee Program may apply for reassignment within the program.
"*OBLIGATED POSITION-A permanent Cana' Zone Government-Panama Canal Company em-
ployee selected for this position does no jeopardize his present status. His current position,
subject always to possible regrading or abolishment, is reserved for his return following
completion of his assignment.


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*7i,


"A 'Fiddler on the Roof,' sounds crazy, no?"
It may sound crazy, but "Fiddler on the Roof," a story of the
people of Anatevka is more charming and real than crazy. The
play centers around an engaging dairyman named Tevye, his
wife, Golde, and his five daughters.
It is also the poignant story of the trials, tribulations and the
final tragedy that befalls Anatevka in the prerevolution period
of early 20th century Russia.


aome4 to Ba&boa/


The 11th United Way production began a second decade
of summer theatre excellence last night when "Fiddler on
the Roof" played to a sellout audience at the Balboa High
School Auditorium. Directed by Bruce Quinn, this warm and
funny musical will be presented to the public through August 3.
The box office is open daily from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Reserva-
tions may be made by calling 52-5576 or 52-6576. Curtain time
is 8 p.m. nightly.










______


A chastized Tevye explains to an angry Golde that he is late because his
horse has been invited to the blacksmith for the Sabbath.
Tevye, muy atribulado, explica a la furiosa Golde que llego tarde porque
el hcrrero invited a su caballo a la celebraci6n del Sdbado.


Tevye and his family gather at sundown
Tevye /y su familiar se retnen a la caida dt


^s


The daughters of the village put tradition in song: "And who does Mama teach to mend, and tend and fix, prepar-
ing me to marry whoever Papa picks."
Muchachas del plteblo cantan "ea quien ensefia mamd a zurcir, servir y ordenar, prepardndola para casarse con
quien elija papd?"











Mcis de 59 Aiios al Servicio del Comercio Mundial


Spillway del Canal de Panama


Vol. XIII, No. 4


Viernes 19 de Julio de 1974


Automatizan


Las Cuentas


Corrientes
La empresa del Canal de Panama
pondra en vigor un sistema moder-
no y automatizado de cuentas co-
nTientes, a partir del 19 de octubre.
De acuerdo con el nuevo sistema,
los empleados del Canal de Panama
continuaran utilizando sus tarjetas
IP de Autorizaci6n Ilimitada de
Compras para comprar cargando a
su cuenta corriente. No tendrAn que
Ilenar solicitudes de cr6dito que se
les enviarAn por correo a otros
clients.
Los nuevos formularios de solici-
tud estarAn destinados a individuos
y organismos no pertenecientes al
Canal de PanamA que actualmente
poseen tarjetas de cuenta corriente
para los almacenes de ventas al de-
tal o para los almacenes y tambi6n
para quienes pagan cuentas por al-
quiler, instalaciones y tel6fono.
Cuando estos formularios de so-
licitud sean llenados y devueltos por
correo, los registros existentes seran
puestos al dia y a los individuos y
organismos no pertenecientes al
Canal se les asignara un nfimero de
client v se le entregarA una nueva
tarjeta de credit.
Si algin empleado del Canal de
Panama recibe un fonrulario de so-
licitud de cuenta corriente, debera
devolverlo dentro del sobre que se
suministra, explicando que trabaja
para el Canal de Panam. Sin em-
bargo, los militares en servicio acti-
vo destacados con la empresa del
Canal de PanamA v que reciban di-
cho formulario de solicitud, deberin
Ilenarlo y devolverlo.
En el SPILLWAY, durante el mes
de septiembre, se publicarAn los
detalles acerca del nuevo sistema de
cuentas corrientes.


La Guarderia de P. Miguel


Celebr6 su XI Aniversario


La Sra. Betty de Parker, esposa del Gobernador de la Zona del Canal se
dispone a ayudar a tres nifios de la Guarderia de Pedro Miguel, a sembrar
una plant, mientras observe entiree las dos nifias) la Sra. Myrtle de Mar-
shall, Directora de la Guarderia. La foto fue tomada durante visit que
hizo la Sra. de Parker el 12 de julio.



Recibiran Aumento


Los Empleados Postales


Los empleados del Grupo Postal
de la Zona del Canal recibieron
aumentos de salario que fluctfian
entire los $8 y $642 anuales. Los in-
crementos son efectivos desde el
domingo 7 de julio. El promedio de
aumento es de $250 anuales.


W. H. Brunner Entra al


Consejo Asesor Femenino


William H. M. Brunner ha sido
nombrado en el Consejo Asesor Fe-
menino del Cobernador. Es el pri-
mer var6n que pertenece al Con-
sejo.


Tren Especial

Para la Obra

De Senda Unida
Se ha destinado un tren especial
para que traiga a los iesidentcs del
sector Atlantico que deseen asistir
a la presentaci6n de "Un Violinista
en el Tejado", producci6n de Senda
Unida de la Zona del Canal que se
presentarA en la noche del 20 de
julio.
Dicho tren, que consistirA en un
convoy de cuatro coaches con aire
acondicionado, partiri de la Esta-
ci6n de Crist6bal a las 6 p.m. y
partir'i de regreso de la Estaci6n
de Balboa 15 minutes despums que
termine la representaci6n.
Para mayor informaci6n deberit
llanarse a Trevor Simons, tel6fo-
nos 43-2530, 43-1748 o por la
noche, al 47-2678.
"Un Violinista en cl Tejado"
tuvo su estreno de gala anoche en
el Auditorio de la Escuela Secun-
daria de Balboa vs se sguira pre-
sentando hasta el 3 de agosto, pero
los lunes 22 v 29 de julio no habri
presentaci6n.
Las reservaciones pueden obte-
ncrse l]amando a los telhfonos 52-
5576 y 52-6576, entire las 2 y 5 p.m.


Brunner, ingeniero asignado a la
Direcci6n de Ingenieria y Cons-
trucci6n, reemplazarA a su esposa,
Sandra, que renunci6.
Tambiun fue nombrada la Sra.
Marcia G. Semans, quien represen-
tarA a los dependientes de militares.
La Sra. Semans es profesora de in-
gl6s en la Escuela Secundaria de
Balboa y esposa del Mayor Michael
Semans.
El Consejo, constitute una repre-
sentaci6n de toda la fuerza laboral
cuyos miembros son estadouniden-
ses y panamefios, residents de co-
munidades del AtlAntico y del Pa-
cifico.
En la carta en que se comunica a
Brunner su nombramiento, Bruce
Quinn, Ayudante Especial del Go-
bernador y Presidente para Igual-
dad de Oportunidades, dice: "S6
que usted dedicara sus esfuerzos a
servir y a mejorar el papel de las
mujeres en el Cobierno y en la so-
ciedad y a representar debidamente
los puntos de vista de una sociedad
ilustrada".
En otro paso de la ampliaci6n del
Program de Igualdad de Oportu-
nidades, Thomas J. Ender, Subjefe
Agente de Procuraci6n, de la Divi-
si6n de Procuraduria de la Direc-
ci6n de Abastos y Servicios Comu-
nales y Joseph C. Quintas, Funcio-
nario de Transporte, de la Divisi6n
de Transporte Maritimo de la Di-
reccion de Transporte y Termina-
les, han sido nombrados Consejeros
del Programa EEO de la Compania
dcl Canal de PanamA en la Oficina
de Nueva Orleans.


Ciento dos empleados de tiempo
complete y veintid6s de tiempo par-
cial recibiran sus respectivos au-
mentos de salario en los cheques
del lunes 29 de julio.
El aumento es consecuencia de
la adopci6n de un nuevo sistema de
pago y de evaluaci6n en el Servicio
Postal de los Estados Unidos
(USPS), que favorece a los emplea-
dos del Grupo Postal de la Zona del
Canal.
Tradicionalmente, las escalas de
salario del Grupo Postal han estado
de acuerdo con las Escalas de Sa-
lario de la Oficina del Departamen-
to de Correos de los Estados Uni-
dos. Ahora han sido reemplazadas
por las del Servicio Postal de los
Estados Unidos. La adopci6n aqui
del plan de pagos y evaluaci6n
del USPS mantiene la relaci6n del
Grupo Postal con el sistema de co-
rreos que rige en los Estados Uni-
dos.




.1 i


El viernes 12 de julio, la Guarde-
ria Infantil de Pedro Miguel, la pri-
mera que se estableci6 en una co-
munidad latinoamericana de la
Zona del Canal, celebr6 su undeci-
mo aniversario con un simpAtico
program, que reuni6 a gran can-
tidad de personas de las comunida-
des de Pedro Miguel y Paraiso y a
numerosos funcionarios del Canal
de Panam6i. Asisti6 en calidad de
invitada de honor, la esposa del
Gobemador, Sra. Betty de Parker.
El program, cuyo maestro de
ceremonies fue Seabert Haynes, vi-
cepresidente de la junta de direc-
tores de la Guarderia, se inici6 con
la invocaci6n, a cargo del Reve-
rendo Dennis Josiah. En el progra-
ma intervinieron los nifios con dife-
rentes actos, mientras que las pala-
bras de introducci6n estuvieron a
cargo de Sylvester D. Callender,
president de la junta de directors
de la Guarderia. La presentaci6n
de la oradora principal, Sra. Geor-
gina C. de Young, Jefa de la Ofi-
cina de Servicio Social de la Di-
recci6n de Personal, estuvo a cargo
de Eric Oakley, secretario de la
junta de directors de la Guarderia.
La Sra. de Young dijo que la
Guarderia Infantil de Pedro Mi-
guel era uno de los'proyectos mis
queridos del personal de su depar-
tamento, pues fue la primera que el
Servicio Social de la Direcci6n de
Personal estableci6 en una comuni-
dad latinoamericana de la Zona del
Canal. Hizo hincapi6 en los servi-
cios que dicha entidad presta a la
comunidad en general y express la
satisfacci6n que sienten todos los
miembros de su personal por haber
contribuido al bienestar de los re-
sidentes. Agradeci6 la gran ayuda
que han prestado los funcionarios
de la Zona del Canal, los miembros
de la junta de directors y la co-
munidad entera de las poblaciones
de Paraiso y de Pedro Miguel y
prometi6 seguir cuidando de los
nifios como lo ha hecho hasta aho-
ra la director, Sra. Myrtle de
Marshall.
Puntos interesantes del program
fueron una donaci6n del Club de
Padres de Familia y de Maestros a
la guarderia y un precioso desfile
de modas que la concurrencia aplau-
di6 estruendosamente.
Un moment sumamente emoti-
vo tuvo lugar cuando la Sra. de
Parker se refiri6 a la inauguraci6n
de la guarderia hace 11 afios, a la


que ella asisti6 como esposa del en-
tonces Vicegobernador Parker, ha-
ciendo referencias al gran advance
que se ha llevado a cabo en el cam-
po de los servicios sociales.


,Sr . L -.ili

Srta. Liliana Brjn


Representara

A Panama en

R. Dominicana
Liliana Brin, una simpatiquisima
ayudante estudiantil al servicio del
Ramo de Administraci6n de Mer-
cancias de la Divisi6n de Abastos,
ha sido escogida por el Instituto Pa-
nameiio de Turismo (IPAT), para
representar a Panama en el VIII
Festival del Merengue, que se efec-
tuara del 26 de julio al 4 de agosto
en la capital de la Repdblica Domi-
nicana.
Le correspondent a la belleza pa-
namefia representar a su Patria en
el concurso para elegir a la Reina
del Festival, en el que participan
representantes de Centro America
y el Caribe.
Liliana, quien es graduada de la
Academia Santa Maria de South
Bend, Indiana, cursara el pr6ximo
period lectivo su segundo afio de
Mercadeo y Publicidad en la Uni-
versidad Mary Mount, de Arling-
ton, Virginia.
"Me siento muy feliz de poder
representar a mi Patria en el Fes-
tival del Merengue", dice sonriente
Liliana, quien por afiadidura baila
muy bien el tipico ritmo dominica-
no. Baila tambi6n danzas tipicas pa-
namefias y espera perfeccionar al-
(Continia en la pdgina 3)


-I


Carl J. Browne, Subdirector de Ingenieria y Construc-
ci6n del Canal de PanamA, aparece dictando una charla
de orientaci6n a 30 estudiantes de la Universidad de
PanamA. La charla form parte de un program de


instrucci6n que se da a los estudiantes de esa alta casa
de studios sobre proyectos de ingenieria que son de
especial interns tanto para el Gobierno de Panamai
como de las autoridades de la Zona del Canal.


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SPILLWAY I)EL CANAL DE PANAMA


Julio 19, 1974


Gente en la Noticia


Rodolfo Sabonge estA cumpliendo
actualmente en la empresa del Canal
una etapa como ayudante estudian-
til, que 61 describe como "una ex-
periencia mAs de trabajo, que me
ayuda a tener un mis amplio cono-
cimiento de las cosas". Trabaja para
la Division de Ingenieria Civil, pero
en los 3 afios inmediatos ha tenido
experiencias en otros trabajos du-
rante sus vacaciones de la Univer-
sidad de Notre Dame, South Bend,
Indiana, en donde cursarA este afio
su ultimo afio de Ingenieria Indus-
trial. Trabaj6 con la secci6n de Pla-
nificaci6n de Ingenieria Civil, de la
Fuerza A6rea; con el Instituto de
Recursos Hidraulicos y Electrifica-
ci6n, en Panami, y con la Hojala-
teria Panama. "Un ingeniero indus-
trial debe saber de todo un poco",
comenta al hacer referencia a todas
sus experiencias de empleo. Una
vez se gradiie de Notre Dame, pla-
nea tomar un curso en Administra-
ci6n de Negocios en el Instituto
Centroamericano de Administraci6n
de Empresas (INCAE), en Nicara-
gua. "Ello me servirA para comple-
tar mi formaci6n en los aspects
econ6mico y financiero, afiade. Ro-
dolfo, quien es hijo del prestigioso
m6dico Rafael Sabonge y Sra. Julia
de Sabonge, hizo su secundaria en
el Colegio La Salle de Panama. En
Notre Dame ha Ilegado a considerar
el ambiente como ejeniplar. "Alli
se vive en verdadera amistad", dice.
"He aprendido a tratar mis a la
gente y a compartir", agrega. "Al-
gunas veces se produce discusio-
nes sobre diversos temas, que al


Sera Agasajada

La Esposa de

Un Empleado
La Sra. Elena de Nelson, esposa
de Vincent Nelson, maquinista en
la Division de Ferrocarril del Canal
de PanamA, sera objeto de un ho-
menaje de parte del Club Juventud
Francesa de Col6n, durante una
cena bailable que tendrn lugar en el
Jardin Costa de Oro de la ciudad
de Col6n, el sgbado 27 de julio.
La raz6n por la cual se honra a
la Sra. de Nelson es por haber sido
miembro active de dicho club, du-
rante los 21 afios que tiene de fun-
cionar en la ciudad de Col6n, en
donde ha contribuido grandemente
a todas las causes de beneficio co-
munal que se han presentado.
La popular orquesta de Willie
Moro amenizarA este event baila-
ble, que comenzari a las 8 p.m. y
terminara a las 5 a.m. del dia si-
guiente. El vestido para la ocasi6n
serai traje de calle.
Para mayor informaci6n, deberA
llamarse a Ettie Fredericks, 47-
0363; Ashton Christopher, 47-3653;
Agnes Belmo, 47-4539; Ren6 Agno-
ly, 43-2331 y Doris IbAfiez, 43-2989.



ANIVERSARIOS
(Basindose sobre total de Servicio Civil)
40 Ahos
DIRECTION DE INGENIERIA Y
CONSTRUCTION
John H. Poole, Jr.
Reparador de Central Telef6nica
DIRECTION DE ASUNTOS
CIVILES
Richard W. Stoudnor
Inspector de Aduanas


i)esde el 19 hasta el 25 de Julio de 1974


PARAISO
Sabado-Hatari y The Brass Bottle (G)
Domingo-Escaped From Devil's Island (SIT)
(R)
Lunes-The Last American Hero (PG)
Miercoles-The Raging Moon y The
Adventurers (PG)
Jueves-Skin Game y A Fine Madness
(SIT) (PG)

RAINBOW CITY
Aire Acondicionado
Viernes, 10:00-The Vampire (G)'
Sabado--Angel In My Pocket y The Lost Flight
(G)


no3






& ~Rnd-?


final de cuentas resultan provecho-
sas". En la universidad es miembro
del Club Panamericano que promue-
ve actividades culturales en las que
PanamA ha tenido destacada parti-
cipaci6n. Tambi6n es active en el
Club Internacional de Alumnos de
Notre Dame, que preside su primo
Radl Romero, quien tambi6n traba-
ja como ayudante estudiantil en la
Division de Ingenieria Civil. "El
grupo de 16 panameiios de Notre
Dame es muy unido y se reune con
frecuencia", dice. Rodolfo aprendi6
a tocar piano y acorde6n y ha ac-


Tiene Excursi6n

A Costa Rica el

"Club Panatica"

El Club Panatica, integrado por
empleados panamefios y costarri-
censes de la Zona del Canal en Ga-
tin y Col6n, adelanta los prepara-
tivos para su gran excursion annual
a Costa Rica, coincidiendo con la
celebraci6n de los Carnavales en la
ciudad costefia de Puerto Lim6n.
Los Carnavales de Puerto Lim6n
se celebrarAn del 8 al 13 de octubre.
El club ha seleccionado este afio
como sus padrinos durante su visit
a Costa Rica, a los diputados Ar-
giiello y Jackson.
La excursion partira de Col6n el
8 de octubre y regresarA el dia 16.
El viaje incluirA la visit a Puerto
Lim6n en tren y el regreso a San
Jose, en avion.
El Club Panatica organize todos
los aios esta excursion, inspirado
en los prop6sitos de unir cada vez
mis los lazos entire panameiios y
costarricenses.
Para mayor informaci6n, los inte-
resados podrAn comunicarse con
H. Haynes, telifono 47-6635;
D. Ortiz, tel6fono 47-6299; N. Reid,
telifono 47-0445 o Leonard Dob-
son, tel6fono 47-9013.


Spillway del Canal de Panama

DAVID S. PAIKEH RIC:I H) L. HUNT FRANK A. BALDWIN
Gobernador Vicegobernador Director
de la Zona del Canal de Informacidn
El SPILLWAY DEL CANAL DE PANAMA es una publicaci6n official del Canal de
PanamA, editada en Balboa Heights, Z. del C. Se autoriza la reproducci6n
ya fuere verbal o escrita de cualquier cr6nica o noticia aqui aparecida,
sin necesidad de solicited expresa. El material que se desee publicar en
el SPILLWAY debera estar en la Oficina de Prensa del Canal de PanamA
a mis tardar el lunes a las 4 p.m. de la semana de publicaci6n. Solamente
el material urgente piuede ser recibido y procesado para ser usado la misma
semana a mas tardar el martes al mediodia. Distribuci6n gratis a todos
los empleados del Canal de Panama. Valor de la subscripci6n para otros
$2.60 al aflo. Por Correo Abreo $10 al aiio. Los cheques deben hacerse
pagaderos a The Panama Canal Company y dirigidos a: SPILLWAY
Subscriptions, Box M, Balboa Heights, C.Z.


tuado en fiestas en donde lo han
invitado. Sus deportes favorites son
el f6tbol y el baloncesto.


PROGRARA

DE EVERTOS
Julio 20-22-Festival de la Pollera
de Las Tablas, que se observa
tradicionalmente en los alrededo-
res del Dia de Santa Librada, pa-
trona de esa pintoresca ciudad de
la Provincia de Los Santos. Hay
grandes exhibiciones del traje ti-
pico panamefio, representado en
su genuina pureza por las crea-
ciones de esa region.
Julio 20-Dia de Colombia, fecha
en que se observe la independen-
cia de Colombia de Espaiia, ocu-
rrida en 1810. Dados los grandes
vinculos hist6ricos de PanamA
con Colombia, esa fecha es cele-
brada con diversos actos.
Julio 24-Festividad de Santiago
Ap6stol, patron de Nata de los
Caballeros, hist6rica ciudad cuya
iglesia es la mAs antigua todavia
funcionando que existe en tierra
firme del Continente Americano.
Son clAsicas las carreras de caba-
llos, corridas de toros. Esta festi-
vidad se observa en muchas otras
poblaciones del interior de Pa-
nama.


Gene Griffith

Se Adjudico

Torneo de Golf
Gene Griffith del Club de Golf
Lake View tir6 un 67 para adjudi-
carse la categoria A del Torneo
Boyd Bros., Inc., jugado en la can-
cha de golf Lake View de la Zona
del Canal. El torneo se jug6 el 6 y
el 7 del present mes de julio.
La categoria B fue ganada por
Lloyd Burton, que hizo 72 golpes
para los 18 hoyos; la categoria C
se la adjudic6 Roy Elliott con 75
golpes y la D la gan6 Erdulfo Gu-
tisrrez, rque tir6 81.
El tormeo fue un xito gracias a
la colaboraci6n de la Boyd Bros.
A continuaci6n los ganadores de las
categories:
Categoria A: Gene Griffith, 67;
Norman Johnson, 68 v Federico
Spencer 69.
Categoria B: Lloyd Burton, 72;
Winston Blades, 73 y Roberto Ser-
bino 74.
Categoria C: Roy Elliott, 75;
Thomas Barrett, 78 v Luis King, 79.
Categoria D: Erdulfo Guti6rrez,
81; Gabriel Martinez, 86 v Aurelio
Fiengo, 87.


Domingo-The Gospel Road (SIT) (G)
Lunes-Dealing (SIT) (R)
Martes-Catlow y The Last Run (SIT) (PG)
Miercoles-The Mackintosh Man (SIT) (PG)
Jueves-Woodstock (SIT) (PG)
GUIA DE PELICULAS: (G) Audiencia general.
Se permitiri la entrada de personas de
todas las edades. (PG) Se sugiere la Gufa
de los Padres, pues part de la pelicula
no sera apta par3 nifos. (R) Restringida.
Los i6venes de menos de 17 anos no serin
admitidos, a no ser que Ileguen acompa-
fados de uno de los padres o por su guar-
dian legal.'(X) No se admitirf menores de
17 afos. (SIT) Pelicula con tftulos en
espaiol.


"lru - � "En colors. Suieto a cambios sin previo aviso.


SABADO
10:30--e Mujer A Mujer
11:15-Cocina Oster
12:00-Archie y Sabrina
12:30-Tras la Noticia
1:00-La Polla Hipica y
Deportiva
600--La Cuerda Floja
6:30-Tevedis Informa
7:30-El Especial "
8:30-Quidn?
9:30-Sexto Sentido
10:30-Alta Temperatura
11:00-Profundidad 05

DOMINGO
9:30-La Santa Misa
10:00--Todo per la Patria
12:00-Suerte y Alegria
12:30-Titanes del Ring
1:30-El Santo
2:30--Ladrn Sin Destine
3:30-Fuerza Silenciosa
4:00-El Hombre de la
Camara
5:30-Disneylandia
6:30--ente Menuda
7:00-Pinina Quiere a Papa
8:00-El Show de Julie
Andrews'
9:00--Super Estreno
11:00-Combate
LUNES
12:00-Festival de Loopy
12:30-Tras la Noticia
1:00-El Show de la Una
2:00-Sheena
2:30-Plaza Sisamoo


4:30-Super Rat6n
5:00-Aguilas del Espacio
5:30-Frankestein, Jr.
6:00-Hermanos Coraje
6:30-Tevedis Informa
7:30-Toma *
8:30--Las Calles de S. F'co
9:30-El Aventurero
10:00-Ultimas Noticias
10:30-Ultima Tanda

MARTES
12:00-Festival de Loopy
12:30-Tras la Noticia
1:00-El Show de la Una
2:00-Sheena
2:30-Plaza Sesamoo
4:30-Pantera Rosa
5:00-Aventuras de Chan
5:30-Archie
6:00-Hermanes Coraje *
6:30--Tevedis Informa
7:30--Ironside *
8:30-Cine Favorita
10:00-Ultimas Noticias
10:30-Ultima Tanda

MIERCOLES
12:00-Suerte y Alegria
12:30--Tras la Noticia
1:00-El Show de la Una
2:00-Sheena
2:30-Plaza Sesamo
4:30-El Fantasma Revoltoso
5:00-Josie y las Mel6dicas
5:30-Los Honrados Barkleys
6:00-Hermanos Coraje *
6:30-Tevedis Informa
7:30-El Escuadron Fantasma*


8:30-Kung Fu
9:30-Los Protectores*
10:00-Ultimas Noticias
10:30-Ultima Tanda

JUEVES
12:00--Festival de Loopy
12:30-Tras la Noticia
1:00-El Show de la Una
2:00-Sheena
2:30-Plaza S6samo
4:30-Misi6n Imprevisible
5:00-Hector
5:30-El PAjaro Lace
6:00-Hermanos Coraje *
6:30-Tevedis Informa
7:30-Historia Policial *
8:30-Cine Misterio0
10:00-Ultimas Noticias
10:30-Ultima Tanda

VIERNES
12:00-Festival de Loopy
12:30-Tras la Noticia
1:00-El Show de la Una
2:00-Sheena
2:30-Plaza Sesamo
4:30-Escuadr6n Diabhlico
5:00-Defensores
Interplanetarios
5:30--osie y los
Gatimel6dicos
6:00-Hermanos Coraje *
6:30--Teved6s Informa
7:30-Los Waltons*
8:30-Los Novatos
9:30--Galeria Nocturna
10:00-Ultimas Noticias
10:30-Ultima Tanda


4am-3L,3X " g:& En colorcs. Sujeto a cznobios sin )nimoio coiso.


SABADO
10:00-Camino de la Verdad
10:30-Festival de Cartones
11:00-Ultraman
11:30-Arriba Pancho
12:00-Misterio a la Orden
2:00-Sibados con Martinez
Blanco*
4:30-Lanceros de Bengala
5:00-J;m West
6:00-Telenoticias RPC
7:00-Barnaby Jones*
8:00--wen Marshall
9:00-Marcus Welby*
10:00-Cine Colosal
DOMINGO
8:30-Festival de Cartones
8:45-Aprenda Ingl6s en su
Casa*
9:15-La Santa Misa
10:00-Todo per la Patria
12:00-Silvese Quien Pueda
12:30-Musical Espectacular"
1:30-Domingo Deportivo
6:00-Super Tanda
7:00-Cannon0
8:00-El FBI en Acci6n
9:00-Hawaii 5-0 *
10:00-Cine Colosal �

LUNES
11:00-Festival de Cartones
11:15-Social Femenino
11:45-Thibaud *
12:15- Variedades del Lunes*
1:00-Informativo del
Mediodia
1:30-Peregrina
2:30-Muchacha Italiana
3:00-Cuando Se Quiere
Ser Feliz
3:30-Novela Juvenil
4:00-Abbott y Costello
4:30-EI Enmascarado
Espacial
5:00-Butck Cassidy*
5:30-Huckleherry Hound
6:00-Telenoticias RPC


7:00-Chespirito
8:00-El Retorno*
9:00-La Loba
10:00-Cuestion de Minutes
10:15-Cine Colosal

MARTES
10:45-Programa Educative
11:15-Social Femenino
11:45-Thibaud *
12:15--El Tornillo
1:00--nformativo del
Mediodia
1:30-Peregrina
2:30-Muchacha Italiana
3:00-Cuando Se Quiere
Ser Feliz
3:30-Novela Juvenil
4:00-Abbott y Costello
4:30-El Enmascarado
Espacial
5:00-Butch Cassidy*
5:30-Huckleberry Hound
6:00-Telenoticias RPC
7:00-El luicio'
8:00-El Retorno�
9:00-La Loba
'0 00-Cuesti6n de Minuteos
10:15-Cine Colosal

MIERCOLES
11:00-Festival de Cartones
11:15-Social Femenino
11:45-Festival de Cartones
12:00-Sorteo del Miercolito
12:30-Caleidoscopio
1:00-Informative del
Mediodia
1:30--Peregrina
2:30-Muchacha Italiana
3:00--Cuando Se Quiere
Ser Feliz
3.30-Novela Juvenil
4 00-Abbott y Costello
4:30-Linus
5:00--Ultra "Q"
5:30-Huckleberry Hound
6:00-Telenoticias RPC
7:00-Capulina�
8:00-El Reterno*


9:00--La Loba
10:00-Cuestion de Minutes
10:15-Cine Colosal
JUEVES
10:45--Programa Educative
11:15---Social Femenino
11:45-Los Beverly Ricos
12:15-La Criada Bien Criada*
1:00 Informativo del
Mediodia
l:30-Peregrina
2:30-Muchacha Italiana
3:00--La Consentida de
Papa
3-30-Novela Juvenil
4:00-Abbott y Costello
4:30-El Enmascarado
Espacial
5:00u-Butch Cassidy"
5:30-Huckleberry Hound
6:00-Telenoticias RPC
7:00-Topo Gigio
8:00-El Retorno'
9:00-La Loba
10:00-Cuestion de Minutos
1015-Cine Colosal
VIERNES
11:00-Festival de Cartones
11:15--Social Femenino
11:45-Thibaud *
12:15-Candilejas*
1:00-Informativo del
Mediodia
1:30 Peregrina
2:30-Muchacha Italiana
3.00-Cuando Se Quiere
Ser Feliz
3:30 Novela Juvenil
4 00-Abbott y Costello
4:30-El Enmascarado
Espacial
5:00-Butch Cassidy�
5:30-Huckleberry Hound
6-00- Telenoticias RPC
7.00 Pentagrama�
8:00-El Retorno0
9:00-La Loba
10 00 Cuestion de Minutes
10 15 La Hora Cero


Pagina 2









Julio 19, 1974


SPILLWAY DEL CANAL DE PANAMA


Vital Labor Para el Canal


Es el Control de Malezas


Las malezas, esa vegetaci6n que
ha preocupado al hombre desde
que intent por primera vez culti-
var la tierra, es tambi6n una moles-
tia en el Canal de Panama.
La vegetaci6n acu;itica surgi6
como un problema desde que se
abri6 la via acuAtica y el peligro de
que ella afecte la navegaci6n por el
Canal ha aumentado con el correr
de los anos. Dejar que prolifere se-
ria fatal para la navegaci6n. Lo
contrario es uma tarea sumamente
costosa y dificil de cumplir.
Para evitar las consecuencias per-
judiciales del crecimiento incontro-
lado de las malezas, el Ramo con-
tra la Contaminaci6n por Petr6leo y
Desechos de la Divisi6n de Draga-
do cuenta con un personal de 40
empleados que constantemente rie-
gan y aplican toneladas de agents
quimicos.
La incontrolada vegetaci6n acua-
tica no s6lo afectaria el Canal, sino
que causaria perjuicios a las nume-
rosas comunidades distantes unas de
otras, que hay en los alrededores
del Lago Gat6n. Esas comunidades
son habitadas en su gran mayoria
por agricultores panameiios. El
control de las malezas acuAticas
tambi6n impide la proliferaci6n de
insects transmisores de enfermeda-
des y de otras plagas.
A solicitud de los residents del
Area del Lago Gatlin, cuadrillas de
la Division de Dragado han estado
tratando con agents quimicos las
plagas acuAticas dos veces al afio en
los iltimos 4 afios. En misi6n de
5 dias de duraci6n, recientemente
una cuadrilla se estacion6 en Esco-
bal, para tratar la vegetaci6n acui-
tica pr6xima a las comunidades de
Lagarterita, La Arenosa, Ciricito
Vino Tinto y Cuipo. MAs de 20.000
libras de sulfato de cobre fueron
regadas en esa operaci6n por hom-
bres que operaban en botes.
La eliminaci6n de las malezas
acuAticas constitute aspect vital
para los residents de esas comuni-
dades, quienes deben navegar por
las aguas del Lago Gatin para traer
sus alimentos y para transportar a


gunos nuevos pasos de merengue,
antes de su viaje a Santo Domingo,
que estA programado para el mier-
coles 24 de julio.
Liliana es hija de Ricardo Brin,
Gerente de la Shell en Panam y vla
Sra. Maria Isabel Icaza de Brin.
Vivi6 un afio en Inglaterra, mientras
su papa trabajaba para la Shell en
Londres. Durante su permanencia
en Europa, cuando apenas contaba
10 afios de edad, aprovech6 para co-


sus hijos escolares en pequefias em-
barcaciones. La maleza tambien
constitute un peligro para los bafiis-
tas, que pueden quedar aprisiona-
dos entire la vegetaci6n acuAtica.
La maleza acuAtica existent en
la Zona del Canal puede dividirse
en cuatro classes:
Hydrilla, que es una plant con
raices que se extienden hacia el
fondo y que pueden alcanzar pro-
fundidades hasta de 30 pies.
Nenfifar blanca, plant flotante
libre que se asemeja a la lechuga,
la cual se observa mis en las aguas
del Rio Chagres y en las orillas
oriental y occidental del Canal. De-
bido a su forma, el nenifar sirve
como lugar ideal para la reproduc-
ci6n de los mosquitos.
De las malezas, la mis difundida
en el Canal es el jacinto, una her-
mosa plant de grandes hojas que
da flores blancas, azules o de color
violeta. El jacinto acuatico, cuya
capacidad de reproducci6n es con-
siderable, se convierte en una plaga
tenaz cuando no se le control
debidamente.
Otras classes de plants, princi-
palmente de la familiar de los hele-
chos, que proliferan en el agua o en
pantanos, tambi6n constituyen una
molestia.
La propagaci6n de estas malezas
acuiticas ha incrementado conside-
rablemente en los iltimos afios. Ello
se refleja en la creciente cantidad de
agents quimicos que ha sido nece-
sario emplear para controlarlas. En
efecto, en 1964 se utilizaron 80.000
libras de sustancias quimicas y para
1974 se calcula que seran necesa-
rias unas 450.000 libras.
Pero, a (qu6 se debe ese aumento
en las malezas que afectan el Canal?
Una de las principles causes es ]a
expansion de las actividades de na-
vegaci6n en aguas del Canal. Sin
darse cuenta, los aficionados a la
navegaci6n y la pesca diseminan la
vegetaci6n y con ello contribuyen
a su proliferaci6n.
Antafio se usaba ars6nico para
controlar las malezas. Pero esta sus-
tancia mata de todo. Hoy dia, la


(Viene de la pdgina 1)
nocer Grecia, Italia, Espafia, Fran-
cia y otros paises. "Fue una gran
experiencia", dice al referirse a
aquel viaje. Tambi6n conoce Costa
Rica y Puerto Rico.
Entre los pasatiempos suyos, Li-
liana menciona la misica y el baile,
el esqui acuitico y la ballesteria.
Recuerda que en la Academia San-
ta Maria gan6 en una ocasi6n una
medalla en competencias de balles-
teria.


Av



La Licenciada Marta Picota, president de la Asocia-
cion de Mujeres Universitarias y de Negocios de Pana-
mA, explica a algunos estudiantes de la Escuela Secun-
daria de Paraiso aspects sobre la profession de la Secre-


Empleando una bomba rociadora, un empleado del leo y Desechos, riega herbicida 2-4D sobre malezas
Ramo de Control contra la Contaminaci6n por Petr6- en el Rio Chagres.


Secci6n de Control de Desechos, a
cargo del bi6logo Cesar Von Chong,
ejerce este control por m6todos ma-
nuales, mecanicos y quimicos, o.
bien empleando una combinaci6n
de algunos de esos m6todos.
En el metodo manual, las male-
zas son extraidas con la mano o
usando trinchantes y son echadas
en pangas, en donde se Ilevan hasta
las Areas especiales para desechos.
MecAnicamente, se usa un siste-
ma de Cable especial (Sourman), el
cual esti conectado a un motor.
EstA instalado en el Rio Chagres,
aproximadamente a 1.000 metros
rio arriba, del Puente de Gamboa,
en la orilla occidental del rio. La
miquina trabaja como una grua con
una rastra operada por el cable, que
recoge la maleza del agua y la de-
posita en tierra firme. El Ramo de
Mantenimiento de Predios usa la
maleza para regarla sobre predios
en un experiment que dirige para
establecer su utilidad como abono.
Un m6todo combinado manual y
mecanico emplea un bote de ca-


bles, con un cabrestante. El bote se
mueve de un lugar a otro y las ma-
lezas son recogidas manualmente o
usando trinchantes, luego de ser
arrastradas hasta la embarcaci6n.
Usando el cabrestante, se deposit
la maleza en tierra firme.
Despues de various afios de expe-
rimentos, se ha establecido que los
mis efectivos agents quimicos son
el herbicida 2-4D y el sulfato de
cobre. El 2-4D es mes efectivo para
el control del jacinto acuAtico y el
nendfar. Se aplica en forma liquid
a esta clase de vegetaci6n, a raz6n
de 4 libras por acre. Durante la es-
taci6n seca, uno o dos empleados
irrigan constantemente 5 dias a la
semana, ya que en esta 6poca la pro-
liferaci6n de las malezas se encuen-
tra en su punto mis alto, pues la
luz contribute a su desarrollo. Se
aprovecha esta 6poca en virtud de
que la incidencia de lluvias que di-
luyen el efecto de los agents qui-
micos es minima.
El sulfato de cobre, que ha pro-
bado ser mas efectivo en el trata-


miento de la Hydrilla, se aplica en
su forma cristalina. Al diseminarse
en el agua, se disuelve y ataca la
maleza sumergida, destruy6ndola al
contact.
En las Areas problema, tales como
los rios Chagres, Mandinga y Ca-
rabali, en la orilla occidental del
Canal, la maleza es controlada colo-
cando retenes en los puntos en don-
de los rios desembocan en la via
interoceAnica. Los retenes actian
como barreras, pero las intensas llu-
vias tropicales a menudo permiten
el paso de la maleza al Canal. Cua-
drillas se mantienen constantemen-
te ocupadas en estos puntos estrat6-
gicos, limpiando los desechos que
son arrastrados hasta el cauce de la
via acuatica.
Se calcula que sin el esfuerzo sos-
tenido de este equipo human y
mecanico, el Canal de PanamA ten-
dria que ser cerrado a la navegaci6n
y que se requeririan entonces de
3 a 5 afios para que vuelva a cum-
plir su papel de servir al mundo.


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

Lista de Vacantes y Traslados Para Empleados
Todo solicitante capacitado recibira consideraci6n para trabajo sin distinci6n de raza,
religion, color, nacionalidad, sexo, afiliaci6n poiiicca u otro factor no meritorio.
Direcci6n Va-
S Si- can-
POSICIDNES PERMANENTES Salario Division tio tes
Analista de Normas de Administraci6n NM-11/12 (Se require un
conocimiento amplio de m6todos diseiados para sistemas de
computadora para tecnicas comerciales) -- $13.915.20/$16.452.80 Ofc. Contralor P 1
Aseador MG-1* ------- ---- -- $1.90 Mantenimiento P 1
Ayudante Aparejador MG-5 (Primeras 40 horas) -- -$2.03 Industrial A 1
Ayudante de Servicios Administrativos NM-7_----- $9.526.40 Construcci6n P 1
Ayudante Pintor MG-5 (Primeras 40 horas) -.. ----$2.03 Industrial A 2
Calderero MG-O 10___ ----- - - $5.10 Industrial A 1
Capataz, Aparejador MS-10 ......----- .- - - -- $6.19 Industrial A 1
Capitin Encargado-Remeleador FE-16-------------$7.63 Puertos P 1
Enfermera/Enfermera Clinica NM-4/7
(Se require trabajo de turn) - --- $7.384.00/$9.838.40 Salubridad A-P 1-1
Enfermera Practica Graduada NM-3/5
(Se require trabajo de turn) --- $4.617.60/$7.737.60 Gorgas Hos. P 3
Enfermera Vocacional NM-9 (Intermitente) ----$5.58 Industrial A 1
Guardia (Matrona) NM-2/3 --- -- --$1.96/$2.22 Policia A 1
Inspector de Construcciin NM-8
(Se require licencia para conducir) -- $10.545.60 Construccidn P 1
Marcador(a) de Carga NM-1* (Conocimientos del Ingles)
(Primeras 40 horas)-_--------- ------- -$1.90 Terminales A 1
Mecanico Tornero-Mantenimiento MG-10- --------- $5.10 Industrial A 2
Mecinico Tornero Nautice MG-10 --- ----------$5.10 Industrial A 1
Obrero MG-3� --_--------- -------$1.93 Mantenimiento P 1
Oficinista-Mecanigrafo(a) NM-31 -- - ----- $4.617.60 Hos. Gorgas P 1
Oficinista, Seccion de N6minas NM-2 (Intermitente) --------$1.96 Industrial A 1
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Prictice CP-01 (Primeras 40 horas) ___-------- $15.620.80 Trinsito A 6
POSICION TEMPORAL
Oficinista, Mecanigrafo(a) NM-31 (Que no exceda 5-27-74)__$4.617.60 Escuelas P 1
POSICIONES OBLIGADAS **
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(Que no exceda 12-31-74) ___ __-- -- -- - - $7.737.60 Policia P 1
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(Obligada) (Que no exceda 1 afio) --------..--- - $5.10 Mantenimiento A 1
La solicited debe ser sometida en el Formulario 443, SOLICITUD PARA TRASLADO. Debera
someterse una solicited separada 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 seran aumentados a Ics ciudadanos de EE. UU. por medio del
diferencial apropiado ademAs del factor impuesto cuando debe aplicarse. El simbolo 1 indica
que es necesario un examen escrito. El simbolo � indica que es una posici6n de seguridad
donde puede emplearse solamente ciudadanos estacounidenses. Mayor informaci6n puede
obtenerse en el Ramo de Empleo y Utilizaci6n de Empleados, telifonos 52-7996, 52-7501,
52-3583 6 43-1288. No deben comunicarse directamente con los funcionarios de empleo.
* Sujeto a reclasificaci6n a Trabajador en Adiestramiento NM-1/MG-I. Los empleados que
esten en el program de trabajadores en adiestramiento pueden solicitar cambios dentro del
program.
�� POSICION OBLIGADA-Un empleado permanent de la Compania del Canal de Panama-
Gobierno de ia Zona del Canal seleccionado para esta posici6n no pierde su puesto. Su posici6n
actual, la cual esta siempre sujeta a reevaluacion o abolici6n sera reservada hasta su regreso
despues de haber completado su trabajo con la Division.


Cuando se present en Santo Do-
mingo, Liliana lucirA la bella polle-
ra panamefia y el traje tipico de la
india cuna. En estos dias se halla
empefiada en prepararse para re-
presentar a Panama.
"Estoy muy optimista y confiada
en que habr6 de representar honro-
samente a mi Patria en Santo Do-
mingo", conclude diciendo la belle-
za panamena.


taria. La Licenciada Picota visit el plantel y dicto
una conferencia sobre "La Secretaria v sus Funciones",
como parte de las actividades programadas en la escuela
para celebrar la Semana de la Secretaria.


Pagina 3


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Tevye explains to the constable, who has come to tell him the villagers of Anatevka must leave their homes,
that all his friends must hear the bad news together.
Un policia ha llegado a decirle a los habitantes de Anatevka que deben abandonar sus hogares. Tevye le dice al
policia que todos ellos son sius amigos y que tambien deben oir las malas noticias.


Tzeitel mimics Yente, the matchmaker: "Have I got a match for you, he's
young, he's handsome, all right so he's 62," she tells Chava.
Tzeitel remedando a Yente la casamentera dice a Chava: "Tengo a alguien
para ti, es joven, bien parecido y tiene 62 aiios".


o celebrate the Jewish Sabbath.
sol para celebrar el Sdbado judio.


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"Un Violinista en el Tejado" es un nombre raro.
Podrd sonar raro, pero "Un Violinista en el Tejado" es la
historic real y encantadora de los pobladores de Anatevka. La
obra gira alrededor de un active lechero, Tevye, su esposa Golde
y suis cinco hijas.
Es tambien una vivida historic de las desgracias, tribulacio-
nes y la tragedia final de Anatevka, a principios del siglo 20, en
la Rusia de antes de la Revoluci6n.


Esta producci6n de Senda Unida inici6 la segunda d6cada de
exquisite teatro local el jueves, cuando se estrend "Un Vio-
linista en el Tejado" ante un leno complete, en el Auditorio
de la Escuela Secundaria de Balboa. Dirigida por Bruce Quinn,
esta comedia musical, expresiva y alegre, se presentard hasta el
3 de agosto. La taquilla abre diariamente de 2 a 5 y de 7 a 9 p.m.
Las reservaciones pueden hacerse llamando a los tel6fonos
52-5576 y 52-6576. El tel6n subird alas 8 p.m. todas las noches.


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