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Title: The Panama Canal spillway = el Canal de Panamá spillway
Alternate Title: Spillway
Canal de Panamá Spillway
Spillway del Canal de Panamá
Physical Description: 37 v. : ill. ; 43 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Canal Zone
Canal Zone
Panama Canal Company
United States -- Panama Canal Commission
United States
Publisher: Panama Canal
Place of Publication: Balboa Hights C.Z
Balboa Hights, C.Z
Publication Date: January 6, 1978
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: VID01152
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
Classification: lcc - HE538 .A37
ddc - 386/.444/05
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Preceded by: Spillway
Succeeded by: Faro (Balboa, Panama)

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Gi of the Panaa Canal Museum

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The Panama Canal Spillway

Vol. XVI, No. 20

Friday, January 6, 1978

U.S. Airlines Count Bags Not Pounds

In New Baggage Allowance System

Last summer, United States air- some of the most popular
lines implemented a new baggage baggage are: jumbo s
allowance system for international 29-inch pullman, 60-inch
travel to and from the United States suiter or 26-inch pullman,
and its Territories. The new rules two suiter or 24-inch pul
are based on the number and size of inches; and 21-inch over
pieces of baggage instead of weight. 44 inches.
In the past, passengers travelling The rule for carry-on b
first class were allowed 66 pounds the same for both classes
of baggage and those in tourist, one or more pieces whi
44 pounds. measured together do not
dimension of 45 inches.
Under the new system, each pay-
ing passenger travelling first class is This means a passing
allowed two pieces of baggage, the take on -board a 21-inch
dimensions of each piece being bag, 44 inches; a totebag,
limited to 62 inches. Passengers or a ladies cosmetic case,
travelling tourist class are allowed Any piece of baggage
two pieces of baggage, neither of of the two pieces describe
which can exceed 62 inches in di- excess of the allowable
mension and the sum of whose di- result in excess baggage
mensions cannot exceed 106 inches. based on the number of
The approximate dimensions of their size.

Respect for Truth Is Essential

New Librarian-Curator Believes

Beverly C. Williams

A woman who sees the library as
a "haven of ideas and culture
where one has access to both
current and historical information"
has been appointed Librarian-
Curator of the Canal Zone Library-
Beverly C. Williams will fill the
vacancy left by the retirement of
Emily J. Price. Her first job with
the Canal Zone Library was 26
years ago as a Library Assistant,
and she has worked her way up
through the ranks from Librariana,
Reference Librarian, and the Chief
of Reader Services to her new
Born and raised in the Canal
Zone, Mrs. Williams has a master
of arts from Syracuse University
and a master of library service from
Columbia University. She is married
to Charles J. Williams, a locomotive
engineer retired from the Panama
Railroad, and they have two sons,
Patrick and PauL.

r sizes of
suiter or
es; three
54 inches;
llman, 50
night bag,

aggage is
of travel:
ch when
exceed a

;er could
34 inches;
32 inches.
in excess
bed or in
size will
bags and

Asked what quality she thinks is
necessary to be a good librarian,
Mrs. Williams answered that it is a
respect for truth, particularly in
reference work. She believes a per-
son must not be satisfied with what
she thinks is the answer to a ques-
tion, but must research deeply,
balance the information uncovered,
and then make a decision as to
what is correct or true.
She was involved in just that
kind of research in trying to assist
author Kenneth R. Andrews with a
problem encountered while prepar-
ing his edition of The Last Voyage
of Drake and Hawkins.
The writer needed to find a loca-
tion in Panama where a particular
skirmish between the English and
Spanish fleet took place and wrote
to the Canal Zone Library asking
for help. After poring over old maps
of Panama for many hours, Mrs.
Williams realized that the problem
was a confusion of two names that
sounded alike but were actually
different places, Capira and Capi-
rilla. With that information and a
description of the location from
Sir Francis Drake's log, she was
able to pinpoint the exact spot at
the junction of two rivers where the
fight took place.
The author apparently appre-
ciated Mrs. Williams efforts, as she
is given credit in the preface to his
She says integrity is also required
of a librarian, particularly in de-
ciding which books should be added
to the library's collection. One's
personal tastes or feelings should
not rule, she says, in evaluating the
merits of a book.
In her new position Mrs. Williams
will be responsible for the smooth
operation of the entire Library-
Museum, a challenging way to
begin the new year.

I Gov. Orders

Flags Flown

At Half Staff


John E. Fisher

Gov. H. R. Parfitt has directed
flags in the Canal Zone be flown
at half staff January 9, the an-
niversary of the January 1964 events
on the Isthmus.
Following is the text of the
Governor's proclamation:
WHEREAS, during the events
that occurred in Panama and the
Canal Zone in January 1964, a tragic
loss of life was sustained by citizens
of the United States of America and
of the Republic of Panama and
WHEREAS, it is appropriate that
this anniversary of those events
should serve as a time for reflection
on the need for rededication to the
search for understanding and friend-
ship between the people of both
PARFITT, Governor of the Canal
Zone, direct that flags flown offi-
cially by the Canal Zone Govern-
ment be lowered to half staff on
January 9, 1978.
hereunto set my hand and caused
the seal of the Canal Zone to be
affixed at Balboa Heights, Canal

John Fisher Named to Position 2-Bedroom Quarters
Deputy Financial Vice President Available at oco quarter
Of Deputy Financial Vice President Available at Coco Solo

John E. Fisher has been ap-
pointed Deputy Financial Vice Pres-
ident, Office of Financial Vice Pres-
ident, in the new assignments made
recently in that office.
Born in Frederick, Okla., Fisher
received a bachelor of science de-
gree in accounting from Oklahoma
State University. He served as a
line officer in the Navy during
World War II.
He joined the Panama Canal in
November 1953, and as a member
of the Systems Staff of the Comp-
troller's Office at that time was to
participate in the final phases of the
reorganization of the fiscal system of
Canal operations. Among his early
responsibilities were assisting in the
evaluation of plant and other assets
for the new enterprise and in the
establishment of a new accounting
system for the Company-Govern-
During his career with the bu-
reau that is in charge of all financial
matter in the Canal organization,
Fisher has held the positions of
Assistant Chief Accountant and
Chief, Accounting Policies and Pro-
cedures Staff. He was promoted to
General Auditor in 1964 and has
held that position until his recent
Fisher is the Comptroller and a
member of the Allocations Com-
mittee of the United Way. He also
is a member of the newly consti-
tuted Board of Trustees for the
Canal Zone College. He is a 32d
degree Mason and a member of the
Benevolent and Protective Order of

Elks, Lodge 1414, Balboa. Among
his pastimes he lists hunting, fishing
and photography.
His wife, Ena, grew up in Colon
where her father was for many
years Consul of the Netherlands.
She is the secretary to the Director,
Inter-American Geodetic Survey,
Curundu. The Fishers have three
grown children. Daughter Toni
Millard lives in Balboa; John R. is
an attorney in Dallas, Tex.; and
David E. is a physician practicing
in Duncan, Okla., which Fisher
refers to as his "hometown." The
Fishers have six grandchildren.

Educational Program Set
For Prospective Parents
An educational program for pro-
spective parents consisting of dis-
cussions and the showing of movies
will be held in the Coco Solo Hos-
pital, 4th floor conference room at
12:30 p.m. The schedule will be:
Monday, January 9 and Thursday,
January 12, 1978: "Maternal
Monday, January 16 and Thursday,
January 19: "Personal Care Dur-
ing Pregnancy."
Monday, January 23 and Thursday,
January 26: "Medical Care Dur-
ing Pregnancy."
Monday, January 30 and Thursday,
February 2: "Labor and Deliv-
Monday, February 6 and Thursday,
February 9: "You and Your Baby
Come Home" and Infant Nutri-
tion and Family Planing Discus-

In accordance to a policy recently
announced by the Supply and Com-
munity Service Bureau, certain two-
bedroom quarters in Coco Solo arc
available on a provisional assign-
ment basis only to Panama Canal
employees, including apprentices, in
grades NM-4, NM-5, and NM-6,
who meet other requirements for
assignment to Panama Canal quar-
ters. The new policy went into
effect October 19.
Interested employees should
check the weekly quarters vacancy
bulletin where the available units
will be advertised. Assignments will
be made on a provisional basis. For
additional information, contact the
District Housing Manager.

FSU Alumni Chapter
Formed on Isthmus
Florida State University is form-
ing an alumni chapter on the Isth-
mus of Panama. Graduates from
both the Canal Zone branch and
the main campus at Tallahassee,
Fla., are encouraged to join. For
details, contact Raymond Paquette
at 69-1744.

Work Will Limit Traffic
Flow on Bridge Approach
Eastbound traffic on the west ap-
proach concrete ramp leading to
Thatcher Ferry Bridge will be lim-
ited to a single lane from 7 a.m. to
3 p.m. beginning January 10 and
continuing for approximately 30
days while maintenance work is


More Than 63 Years of Service to World Commerce




January 6, 1978

(Schedule subject to change without notice. (C) indicates color program.)
Weekend program schedules are subject to change should a live sports event become available.

2:40-Sign-On News
2:45-Sesame Street (C)
3:45-Sandy Duncan (C)
4:10-Talk About Pictures (C)
4:40-General Hospital (C)
5:10-Secrets of the Deep (C)
5:35-Hollywood Squares (C)
6:00-Evening Report (C)
6:30-Rollin on the
River (C)
7:20-Greatest Sports
Legends (C)
7:45-Qud Pasa?/ Newsbreak
7:55-Rhoda (C)
8:20-Love American Style (C)
9:10-Circle of Fear
(Series starts)
10:00-Focus on Today (C)
10:15-Mystery Movies:
"The Spell" (C)
and "Invaders
From Mars" (C)

9:55-Sign-On News
10:00-Josie and the
Pussycats (C)
10:20-Butch Cassidy (C)
10:45-Cartoon Special:
Crazy Comedy
Concert (C)
11:35-Laredo (C)
12:25-Matinee Movies:
"East of
Kilimanjaro (C) and
"My Darling
Clementine" (PL)
3:10-The Fiesta Bowl:
Arizona State vs.
Penn. State (C)
6:00-Weekend Report (C)
6:30-Stars on Ice (C)
(Series ends)
6:55-Profiles in Courage
7:55-Barney Miller (C)
8:20-Kodiak (C)
8:45-N.Y.P.D. (C)
9:10-The Adventures (C)
9:35-Movies: "The Limbo
Line" (C) and
"Peking Blonde"
(C) (Adult)
11:55-Sign-On News

12:00-Insight (C)
12:25-Sacred Heart (C)
Close-Up (C)
1:10-The Athletes (C)
1:25-AFC Play-Off:
Oakland vs.
Baltimore (C)
4:15-Face the Nation (C)
4:40-Issues and
Answers (C)
5:10-A Conversation
With Eric Severeid
6:00-Headlines (C)
6:10-Starland Vocal
Band (C)
6:30-Wild World of
People (C)
7:00-Born Free (C)
7:50-Sixty Minutes (C)
8:45-The Rookies (C)
9:35-Evil Touch (C)
10:00-The Best of
"Viva Zapata"
2:45-Sign-On News
2:50-Sesame Street (C)
3:50-Last of the Wild (C)
4:15-Body Buddies (C)
4:40-General Hospital (C)
5:10-Dick Van Dyke
5:35-$20,000 Pyramid (C)
6:00-Evening Report (C)
6:30-Bob Newhart (C)
6:55-Ten Who Dared (C)
(Series ends)
7:45-GQu Pasa?/Newsbreak
7:55-The Saint (C)
(Series Begin)
8:45-Dean Martin's
Celebrity Roast (C)
9:35-All's Fair (C)
10:00-Focus on Today (C)
"The Lusty Men"

2:45-Sign-On News
2:50-Electric Company (C)
3:20-Movie: "Captain's
4:40-General Hospital (C)
5:10-The Best of Sports
Challenge (C)
5:35-Break the Bank (C)
6:00-Evening Report (C)

6:30-George (C)
6:55-Hee Haw (C)
7:45-Qu6 Pasa?/ Newsbreak
7:55-Paul Lynde Show
8:20-Primus (C)
8:45-The Prisoner (C)
9:35-Silent Force (C)
10:00-Focus on Today (C)
10:15-Movie: "Coffin From
Hong Kong (C)
(Adult) ,

2:55-Sign-On News
3:00-Sesame Street (C)
3:50-Cliffwood Avenue
Kids (C)
4:40-General Hospital (C)
5:10-Bobby Vinton (C)
5:35-Consumer Buyline
(C) (New series)
6:00-Evening Report (C)
6:30-Variety Special:
"Laugh-In" (C)
7:20-Hollywood Squares (C)
7:45-u6i Pasa?/Newsbreak
7:55-Sha Na Na (C)
8:20-The Man From
Atlantis (C)
10:00-Focus on Today (C)
"Brother of the
Wind" (C)

2:50-Sign-On News
2:55-The Electric Company
3:25-Shane (C)
4:15-Temperature Rising (C)
4:40-General Hospital (C)
5:10-Kindly Keep it
Country (C)
5:35-Body Buddies (C)
6:00-Evening Report (C)
6:30-Van Dyke & Co.
7:20-The Muppets (C)
7:45-Qu6 Pasa?/Newsbreak
7:55-Police Surgeon (C)
8:20-The Protectors (C)
8:45-Father Brown (C)
9:35-Arnie (C)
10:00-Focus on Today (C)
10:15-Soap (C)
"First Man in

Beginning Friday, January 6, 1978

BALBOA (Air-Conditioned)
Fri.-The Green Berets (PG)
Friday Owl Show, 10:00 a.m.-Tales From
Beyond the Grave (SIT) (PG)
Sat. Jr. Mat., 10:00 a.m.-Eight on the Lam
Sun. Jr. Mat., 12:15-Adventures of Don
Juan (G)
Sat.-Sun., 2:30, 6:15, 8:10-Mon., 6:15,
8:10-My Way (PG)
Tues., 6:10, 8:40-Bite the Bullet (PG)
Wed.-Thurs., 6:15, 8:05-The Late Show (PG)

Fri.-Trouble With Angels (G)
Friday Owl Show, 9:30-Hombre (PG)
Sat. Jr. Mat., 6:15-The Bravados (SIT) (PG)
Sat., 8:15-Sunflower (SIT) (G)
Sun.-The Spy Who Loved Me (PG)
Tues.-Against the Wind (SIT) (PG)
Wed.-Taxi Driver (SIT) (R)

Sun-The Streetfighter (PG)
Mon-Taxi Driver (SIT) (R)
Wed.-The Spy Who Loved Me (PG)

COCO SOLO (Air-Conditioned)
Fri.-Clambake (G)
Friday Owl Show, 10:00-A Reflection of Fear
(SIT) (PG)
Sat., Jr. Mat., 2:00-Cartoon Festival (G)
Sat., 7:30-Taxi Driver (SIT) (R)
Sun., 2:00, 7:30-Mon.-Tues., 7:30-The
Apple Dumpling Gang (0)
Wed.-Thurs., 7:30-Gumball Rally (SIT) (PG)

Fri.-Terry Tunes Festival (G)
Friday Owl Show, 9:30-Smile (PG)
Sat. Jr. Mat., 2:00-Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Sat.-Sleeping Beauty (0)
Sun. Jr. Mat., 2:00-Follow That Dream (G)
Sun.-A Bridge Too Far (PG)
Mon.-Take a Hard Ride (SIT) (PG)
Tues.-Skyriders (PG)

Sun.-Mon.-Gumball Rally (SIT) (PG)
Tues.-Bonnie and Clyde (SIT) (R)
Wed.-The Green Berets (PG)
Thurs.-The Apple Dumpling Gang (G)
Fri.-The Neptune Factor (G)
Sat. Jr. Mat., 2:00-Daniel Boone (G)
Sat.-Way to the Gold (PG)
Sun. Jr. Mat., 2:00-Love Me Tender (G)
Sun.-Legend of Hell House (PG)
"All night shows begin at 7:00 except as
shown. All shows are post meridiem time
except as shown. Program subject to change.
mitted. General audience. (PG) Parental
guidance suggested, some material may
not be suited for preteenagers. (R) Re-
stricted. Persons under 17 not admitted
unless accompanied by parent or legal
guardian. (X) Persons under 17 not ad-
mitted. (SIT) Indicates Spanish titles.
(BW) All in color unless listed.

I .1w



Members of the Balboa High School Class of 1968 event which is open to all interested persons and will
gather at their alma mater to publicize the 10th an- include a tour of BHS, a picnic at Summit Gardens
niversary reunion of their class to be held the weekend and a dinner dance. Anyone who has addresses of class
of August 11, 1978. From left: Chris Mitten, Frances members or who wants more information on the
Meyer, Anne Muse, Kurt Muse, Rae Hannigan and reunion should call Rae Hannigan at 52-5671 or
Terri Woodruff are on the planning committee for the Francis Meyer at 52-2454.

Science Project Brings Newsy Note From Nicaragua

Mrs. Dale Conway's fifth graders
at Coco Solo Elementary School
have been at it again, launching
bottles at sea and reaping the
It all began with the school
year 1975-76 when students in
Mrs. Conway's class were learning
about ocean currents and she ex-
plained that one way scientists
study the flow of the sea is by the
dropping of bottles (bottle post) at
known positions and noting the
position of recovery. Like the stu-
dents in that first class, this year's
class yvas eager to test its new
knowledge of the bottle drift.
On September 29, Capt. Bob
Jensen, Master of the SS Cristobal,
gladly accepted 18 bottles and
agreed to have them tossed into
the ocean while the vessel was
enroute to New Orleans.
The first bottle to be heard from
was found off the coast of Nicara-
gua by Walis Juluas who lives in
the Moravia Mission at Bluefields.
It was Mike King's bottle and be
received a letter from finder Juluas
informing him that had picked up
the bottle at 7 a.m. on October 28
as he was walking along the beach
on the Rio Grande. bar some
24 miles from his hometown, Tas-
bapounie. In a letter laboriously

(On the basis of total Federal Service)

40 Years

James N. Howell
Livingston W. White
Evance Amantine
Seaman Leader


written in English, he told Mike
that he has five children, is build-
ing a new house, and had recently
acquired a passport, sending along
the number of it. He sent also a
well worn snapshot of the family
and asked Mike to send him one
of himself.

The students were so excited, to
hear that one of their bottles had
actually been found that they de-
cided to do something nice for the
finder. They collected all of their
old comic books and held a sale
and made about $10. Then they
wrote letters to him, sending their

best wishes and a check as a con-.
tribution to the new house.
Naturally, the rest of the bottle
launchers are anxiously watching
the mail box, hopeful to hear that
their bottles have been spotted.
Lucky Mike is the son of Mr.
and Mrs. Hiram King of Coco Solo.

C.Z. Stamp Sets on Sale
Canal Zone stamp sets are avail-
able at Balboa and Cristobal post
offices. The sets include one of each
current stamp. Ordinary set-$3.15.
Airmail set-$2.33.

Community Health Centers Giving Flu Shots

To Eligible Employees and Their Dependents

Influenza vaccine for eligible
persons is available through the
Balboa Community Health Center
on the Pacific side and in the
Rainbow City and. the Margarita
Community Health centers on the
Atlantic side. This vaccine contains
strains of A and B influenza viruses
but does not contain the New Jersey
(Swine) strain used last year. A so-
called split virus vaccine is also
available for high risk young per-
sons and children who suffer from
chronic ailments of the heart, lung
and kidney.

Annual vaccination is recom-
mended for persons over 65 years
of age and those persons who
have such chronic conditions as

(1) heart disease; (2) chronic bron-
chopulmonary diseases such as
asthma, chronic bronchitis, tubercu-
losis and emphysema; (3) chronic
renal (kidney) disease and (4) diabe-
tes mellitus.

Influenza immunization is cus-
tomarily not given to persons who
have a history of allergy to eggs,
chicken products or chicken
feathers. If you have an allergy or
are on regular medication for a
chronic disease, please tell the
Public Health Nurse prior to the
administration of the vaccine. Also,
if you are suffering from a fever
or an acute illness it is preferable
to wait until you are well before
coming for immunization.

Panama Canal Spillway

Y Governor of the Canal Zone Lieutenant Governor Information Officer
The SPILLWAY is an official Panama Canal publication. Articles may be
reprinted without further clearance. News items should arrive in the
Press Office by noon, Friday, the week prior to publication. Only urgent,
official material will be accepted after the deadline. Yearly subscriptions:
regular mail $6; regular mail students $4; airmail $19. Send check or
money order payable'to'the Pariama Canal Company to Chief, Admin-
istrative Services Division, Box M, Balboa Heights, C.Z.

Page 2


January 6, 1978


Dog Obedience

Training Classes

Begin Next Week

The Canal Zone's first all breed
kennel club invites anyone inter-
ested in dogs to be part of an ex-
citing 1978 season. Fun matches,
training classes, national and inter-
national shows are planned.
The Caribbean Kennel Club holds
meetings on the fourth Wednesday
of each month at the Panama Canal
Training Center with speakers on
topics such as health care, showing,
breeding and behavior of dogs.
Members welcome the opportunity
to discuss their breeds with prospec-,
tive owners.
The club will offer a 10-week
course in obedience training begin-
ning January 12, with classes meet-
ing each Thursday from 6 to 7 p.m.
Dogs should be at least 6 months
old, in good health, and have a va-
lid rabies certificate to participate.
The cost of the course is $25 and
class size will be limited to 25.
For further information on club
meetings or the obedience training,
call Jackie Donaldson, president,
52-2920; Dianne Wardlow, secre-
tary-treasurer, 52-6439; or Kathleen
and Waldo Gilley, obedience in-
structors, 52-2383.

Vance Howard Party Set
A retirement party for H. Vance
Howard, Jr., will be held at 6:30
p.m. on Saturday, January 21, at
the Quarry Heights Officer's Club.
There will be a buffet, "pay-as-you-
go." bar and, music for dancing,
Tickets are $6.50 per person and
are available through Mrs. B. D.
Peterson at 52-7927 or Mrs. Joyce
Samuel at 43-3321 in the Construc-
tion Division. Reservations should
be made no later than Wednesday,
January 18.

President to Personally Recognize

Best Suggestion Award Recipients

S r ui '
Admiring Amos Milwood's gold medals are first graders from Howard
Elementary School.

Amos Milwood Brings Gold Medals

Back From Central American Games

Amos Milwood, recreation assist-
tant at Howard Elementary School,
was the recipient of three gold
medals at the Central American
Games held November 25 through
December 3 at the Flor Blanca
Stadium, San Salvador, El Salvador.
Milwood participated in four
events, three individual and one as
a member of the mile relay team.
The first gold medal was for his
performance in the 400-meter hur-
dles, running the distance in 55 sec-
onds; the second was for winning
the 110-meter hurdles event in
14.7 seconds, setting a new Central
American Games record held by
another Panamanian, Ricardo Wor-

rell, since 1973; and the third gold
medal was for his performance as
a member of the mile relay team.
Milwood, 28, a graduate of the
National Institute, graduated from
Panama University where he ma-
jored in physical education. He won
gold, silver and bronze medals in
the 1973 Bolivarian Games in Pan-
ama and is preparing to participate
in the 13th Central American and
Caribbean Games to be held in
Medellin, Colombia in July.
He is married to the former Celia
Knight who took part in the 1970
Central American and Caribbean

In an effort to improve the quality
and performance of Government,
President Carter recently directed
a memorandum to heads of depart-
ments asking them to bring to his
attention outstanding contributions
by civilian and military Federal
employees, particularly in the area
of energy conservation.
The President indicated that to
show the importance he attaches to
encouraging Federal employees to
develop and propose innovative
ideas, he would recognize the major
contributions himself.
President Carter will send per-
sonal letters of congratulations to
employees who submit ideas to the
Suggestion Awards Program which
result in first-year benefits of $5,000
or more. Each letter will be accom-
panied by an appropriate plaque and
certificate. He also will recognize
energy-saving actions that are espe-
cially significant and deserve addi-
tional recognition. The best sugges-
tions will be considered for Pres-
idential Management Improvement
Awards, to be presented at the
White House.
Calling attention to the Pres-
ident's campaign, the Lieutenant
Governor, chairman of the Canal's
Incentive Awards Program, notes
that this program differs from the
Presidential Cost Reduction Cam-
paign conducted in 1975-76, in that
it involves the President on a con-
tinuing basis in incentive awards
programs for civilian and military
personnel. The Lieutenant Governor
points out President Carter's em-
phasis on the importance of having
Federal personnel at all levels par-
ticipate in helping improve and
restructure Government. He also
notes that President Carter has

said that he doesn't feel Govern-
ment employees ". ..are recognized
often enough" and "The absence of
adequate recognition is something
that I hope can be alleviated."
In the memorandum to heads of
bureaus and independent units, the
Lieutenant Governor urged man-
agerial and supervisory personnel to
actively encourage employees to
submit ideas and to give full sup-
port to this special effort.
The need for improvement has
been established, the lines of com-
munication are open, and official
recognition and financial reward are
.awaiting. Now it's up to the em-
ployees to take the time and effort
to submit ideas.

Rents Going Up in Feb.
Rental rates on employee housing
will be increased by 5.7 percent
effective with the fourth pay period
of this year, beginning February 12.
The increase conforms to the
Office of Management and Budget
Circular A-45, which requires that
an annual housing rental rate ad-
justment based on the September
Consumer Price Index be imple-
mented in February of the following

Impact Statement Ready
The Panama Canal Company has
published a final environmental im-
pact statement on the introduction
of white amur fish into Canal Zone
waters to control aquatic weeds.
Interested persons may have ac-
cess to a copy of the statement in
the office of the Engineering and
Construction Director, Room 320,
Administration Building, Balboa

Community Is Lifeblood of CZ. Donor Program

January is National Blood Donor
Month, and in calling attention to
the event President Jimmy Carter
noted that "We cannot meet our
needs in this area by donations only
during the month of January.
Throughout the year we must be
conscious that these needs exist and
respond to them generously and
with compassion."
This is especially true here in the
Canal Zone, where the only avail-
able supply of blood is on a day-to-
day basis from community mem-
bers. There are no support facilities
from which the blood banks
at Gorgas and Coco Solo hospitals
can borrow blood in case of an
The bank at Gorgas Hospital
uses an average of 150 units, or
pints, per month, but in an emer-
gency situation one person may re-
quire 30 or even 50 units of blood.
About 75 percent of the blood
collected comes from U.S. military
personnel, particularly from the
Army. Only enough blood is drawn
each week to replace what was used
the week before, since the blood
expires after 21 days and must
be thrown away. Blood bank
employees keep a careful watch on
the inventory, and last month the
expiration rate was a mere
2 percent.
Except in instantes ht-r, %hole
)i I. .. j '/ f (;t

blood or Rh negative blood is re-
quired, the blood banks are not
concerned today with collecting
rare blood types. The old theories
of the universal donor are once
again in use by virtue of the fact
that plasma can be extracted from
the two most common types of
blood, A positive and 0 positive,
and the packed cells that remain
can be given to almost anyone with-
out danger of a transfusion reaction.
Donors cannot request that their
blood be used on a specific patient
except in a case where a person
donates his blood beforehand to be
used during his own surgery.
To qualify as a donor, a person
must be generally in good health,
be between the ages of 17 and 66,
weigh more than 110 pounds, never
have had hepatitis, and not have
given blood within the last 8 weeks.
The blood banks at Gorgas and Coco
Solo hospitals are open- from 7 a.m.
to 4:30 p.m. every workday and
24 hours a day in an emergency.
In gathering information for the
story, this reporter volunteered to
give a pint of blood, and here is a
first-hand report of the experience:
First, a finger is pricked and a
drop of blood is taken for a hemo-
globin count, to assure that the"
donor is- not anemic.
Next, the donor fills out a form,
giving his name and place of em-
n ~ ;; ,1ii ..: *,,! ** 0;

ployment and a short medical his-
tory that indicates whether he has
had any recent illnesses or is cur-
rently taking any medication that
would preclude his giving blood.
That taken care of, the donor
relaxes on a comfortable recliner in
the blood bank while a laboratory
technician takes his blood pressure
and temperature. Afterward, the
donor is asked to squeeze on a rub-
ber ball so that the technician can
find a good vein from which to
draw the blood. When he does, the
area is scrubbed several times and
the needle is inserted, the only mo-
ment of discomfort. A tube carries
the fresh blood into a sterile bag
that holds 1 pint of blood and can
be immediately refrigerated.
It takes only about 5 minutes for
the blood to be drawn, and then
the donor is offered a beverage,
while resting for another 10 min-
utes, from a choice of orange juice,
ginger ale, apple juice or bourbon.
If he gives blood at lunch or dinner-
time, the donor gets a ticket for a
free meal in the hospital cafeteria.
The whole procedure takes about
half an hour and is almost pain free.
And in the words of our President.
"A donation of blood is an unequal-
ed expression of concern for one's
fellow man and a source of deepest
satisfaction to both donor and

Of all of Santa's helpers in the Canal Zone during Christmas season, few
were more cheerful and helpful than the sales-clerks in the Balboa Retail
Store's Card 'N Candle Shop. Betsy Weeks, standing, and Sara P. ChAvez,
managed the dual job of selling wrappings and ribbons, cards and
candles while lifting the spirits of weary last minute shoppers right up
until the shop closed Christmas Eve. Avelina Hinds, the third member
of the merry trio, was working another shift when this photograph
was taken.

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January 6, 1978



December 1977 Retiree List-Part II

In-Service Employee Transfer-

Vacancy Bulletin

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for appointment without regard to rac
religion, color, national origin, sex, age, partisan political affiliation, or any other no
merit factor. A separate application must be submitted for each job listed. The bas
rates shown will be increased for U.S. citizens by appropriate differential plus a tax fact
where applicable. 1 Indicates written test requirement. ql Signifies a security position to i
filled only by a U.S. citizen.

Bureau Lo- V,
of ca- ca

Administrative Officer NM-11 ------------ $17,638.40 Health
Air-Conditioning Equipment Mechanic Helper MG-5 --- $2.76 Maintenance
Budget Clerk NM-5-----------------------------$7,176.00 C.Z. Library
Budget Clerk NM-5 -- -------------$7,176.00 Transit Oper
Clerk-Typist NM-2/31-------- ------$5,699.20/$6,011.20 Coco Solo Ho
Clerk-Typist NM-31 (Bilingual)- ---- .--- -- $6,011.20 CEO
Clerk-Typist NM-31 (Bilingual) ---- --- .-- $6,011.20 Transit Oper.
Clerk-Typist NM-41 (Knowledge of English) .--- -------$6,572.80 Adm. Serv.
Clerk-Typist NM-41 --------- -- ---- $6,572.80 Industrial
Electrician MG-10 (Knowledge of English)
(Swimming ability required) -- ------ -- ... $7.07 Locks
Electrician Helper MG-5 (Knowledge of English)
(Swimming ability required) -- ----- -- ---_$2.76 Locks
Fabric Worker MG-7/9---------------------$3.14/$5.09 Industrial
Forger (Heavy) MG-15 ------- ------ --- $8.35 Industrial
Forklift Operator MG-5------- ----- ...-....___$2.76 Storehouses
Generating Plant Equipment Operator PB-7------------$7.48 Electrical
Guard NM-4 (Knowledge of English)
(Driver's license required) -------...-_. $6,572.80 Canal Prot.
Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic Helper MG-5
(Knowledge of English) (Driver's license required)
(First 40 hours)---_ ------ ------_ -------$2.76 Motor Trans.
Laborer MG-3 --.- ------- -------------- $2.68 Com. Serv.
Laborer MG-3----------------------------.. ___ $2.68 Terminals
Librarian NM-11 ------------------ -$17,638.40 C.Z. Library
Library Aid NM-3----- ----------- $6,011.20 C.Z. Library
Machinist MG-10 (Intermittent) -- -------- -----$7.07 Industrial
Machinist MG-10-- --------- ---..... -..$7.07 Industrial
Machinist Helper MG-5 (Knowedge of English)
(Swimming ability required) -- -- ---- --__------ $2.76 Locks
Maintenance Worker MG-7 --------- ..----$3.14 Maint.-W. &


Marine Carpenter MG-9---------------- $5.09 Industrial
Marine Maintenance Superintendent MS-18----- ... -$12.46 Industrial
Molder MG-10 --------------- --$-7,07 Industrial
Motor Vehicle Operator MG-5 (Knowledge of English)
(Driver's license required) (First 40 hours)--- .... $2.76 Motor.Trans.
Motor Vehicle Operator MG-7 (Knowledge of English)
(Driver's license required) (First 40 hours) $3.14 Motor Trans.
Motor Vehicle Operator MG-6 (Knowledge of English)
(Driver's license required) (First 40 hours) --$2.83 Motor Trans.
Naval Architect (Small Craft and Boats) NM-11 $17,638.40 Industrial
Nurse/Clinical Nurse NM-5/7
(Shift work required)--- --------$7,176.00/$12,188.80 Health
Nursing Aid/Psychiatric Nursing Assistant NM-2/3
(Shift work required)--------$5-------$5,699.20/$6,011.20 Mental H.C.
Oiler (Floating Plant) MG-8 (Knowledge of English)
(Swimming ability required) (Shift work required) .---- $3.73 Port Captain
Payroll Clerk NM-4------- ---_ ..$6,572.80 G. Fin. VP
Pilot-in-Training CP-2 (Knowledge of English)
(First 40 hours)------ ---------- $25,251.20 Transit Oper.
Pipefitter MG-10 --- --___------- ___ $7.07 Maint.-W.

Plumbing Worker MG-8-

Rigger Helper MG-5 -------- --------
Rigging Worker MG-8---- -------
Secretary (Stenography) NM-4/51-------
Supervisory General Engineer NM-13----
Time and Leave Clerk NM-3_--------
Warehouseman MG-5-----------------
Welder MG-10 (Intermittent)--------



- - - - - - -

$3.73 Maint.-W. &
$2.76 Industrial
$3.73 Industrial
76.00 0. Fin. VP
460.80 Industrial
)11.20 Engineering
$2.76 Storehouses
$7.07 Industrial

Biologist NM-7 (Experience in fish culture and fish science)
(NTE 1 year)----- ------------ --- $12,188.80 Dredging
Chief Engineer Towboat FE-14 (Knowledge of English)
(License required) (Shift work required) (NTE 1 year)-- -- $9.96 Dredging
Clinic Clerk-Receptionist NM-3 (NTE 1 year) -- ---- $6,011.20 Coco Solo
Clerk-Typist NM-31 (NTE 4 months) ----- -- ----- $6,011.20 E&C Dir. C
Clerk-Stenographer NM-41 (NTE 1 year) ---- ---- $6,577.80 0. Fin. VP
Laborer MG-2 (NTE 1 year)_---- -- ---- -----------$2.66 Com. Serve
Laborer MG-3 (NTE 6 months) (First 40 hours)-.----- $2.68 Supply
Medical Officer (General Practice) NM-13 (Intermittent)
(NTE 1 year)---- --------------- ---$30,056.00 Coco Solo
Motor Vehicle Operator MG-5 (Knowledge of English)
(Driver's license required) (First 40 hours) (NTE 7 months) _$2.76 Motor Tra
Recreation Specialist (Sports) NM-5 (Water Safety Instructor's
Certificate required) (NTE 1 year)------------- $7,176.00 Recreation
Serv. 0

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The names of 77 employees of
the Panama Canal appear on the
second list of retirees issued last
month by the Employee Services
Branch. The names of the retirees,
their positions, places of employ-
ment and total years of U.S. Gov-
n- ernment service are as follows:
se Alejandro Acosta, laborer, Community Serv-
or ices Division, Pacific side: 31 years 4
be months 7 days.
Cirilo Alexander, bindery foreman, Adminis-
trative Services Division, Pacific side:
a- 37 years 1 month 16 days.
S Erell C. Alexis, correctional officer, Police
1 Division, Pacific side: 39 years 9 months
1 27 days.
1 Tomis Alfonso, guard, Canal Protection Divi-
1 sion, Pacific side: 36 years 29 days.
1 Winston E. Alleyne, fire sergeant, Fire Divi-
1 sion, Pacific side: 24 years 18 days.
1 Olianda A. Alvarado, transportation assistant,
1 Supply Division, Pacific side: 34 years
1 17 days.
Gerald Anderson, welder helper, Locks Divi-
1 sion, Pacific side: 37 years 6 months
8 days.
1 Clemente Ara B., clerical assistant, Police
1 Division, Pacific side: 36 years 4 months
2 11 days.
1 William E. Baird, dental officer, Gorgas Hos-
1 pital, Pacific side: 30 years 3 months
26 days.
5 Thomas T. Behre, police private, Police Divi-
sion, Pacific side: 28 years 5 months
16 days.
1 Charles E. Belden, operating accountant, Ac-.
2 counting Division, Pacific side: 40 years
1 7 months 13 days.
1 Noel Belgrave, water serviceman, Terminals
1 Division, Pacific side: 42 years 11 months
3 24 days.
1 Octavio E. Benitez, oiler, Dredging Division,
Pacific side: 37 years 11 months 5 days.
1 George J. Booth, safety officer, Port Captain,
Pacific side: 38 years 3 months 29 days.
2 Alexander Boxswill, admitting service aid,
2 Gorgas Hospital, Pacific side: 40 years
1 11 months 13 days.
1 Sydney R. Cain, guard, Police Division, Pa-
cific side: 30 years 5 months 1 day.

Ernesto Camacho, labor leader, Community
Services Division, Pacific side: 26 years
2 days.
Gertrude E. Cardona, meatcutter, Supply Divi-
sion, Pacific side: 37 years 2 months
8 days.
Evelyn R. Condon, budget and accounting
officer, Terminals Division, Atlantic side:
34 years 8 months 6 days.
Culbert E. Daniel, motor vehicle .operator,
Motor Transportation Division, Pacific side:
38 years 10 months.
Jose De La Cruz De Ledn, laborer, Supply
Division, Pacific side: 35 years 3 months
27 days.
Frances Enyart, training instructor, Training
and Management Development Staff, Pacific
ride: 20 years 4 months 14 days.
Harold L. Fairclough, clerk, Dredging Divi-
sion, Pacific side: 40 years 9 months
22 days.
James E. Farrell, oiler, Locks Division, Pacific
side: 40 years 4 month 14 days.
Higinio Franco, food service worker, Gorgas
Hospital, Pacific side: 33 years 6 months
18 days.
Bernardo Frio, oiler, Locks Division, Pacific
side: 39 years 2 months 29 days.
Juan Garcia, motor vehicle operator, Motor
Transportation Division, Pacific side: 17
years 3 months.
Germin Gonzalez, gardener, Community Serv-
ices Division, Pacific side: 19 years 8
months 22 days.
Oscar S. Green, supply clerk, Dredging Divi-
sion, Pacific side: 41 years 5 months
1 day.
Samuel Hammond, meatcutter, Supply Divi-
sion, Pacific side: 36 years 8 months
20 days.
John M. Henry, time and leave clerk, Motor
Transportation Division, Pacific side: 36
years 2 months 11 days.
Ivan L. Holford, forger (heavy), Industrial
Division, Atlantic side: 15 years 11 months
18 days.
Adrian B. Howell, photographer, License Sec-
tion, Pacific side: 36 years 3 months
23 days.
Fermin L. Ibifiez, time and leave clerk, Mo-
tor Transportation Division, Pacific side:
36 years 5 months 15 days.
Frederick A. Jordan, tools and parts attendant,

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Sales Store Clerk NM-1 (Part-Time) (NTE 30 hours per week)
(NTE 6 months)--------- -----------.$5,512.00 Supply P 8
Sales Store Checker NM-2 (Part-Time (NTE 30 hours per week)
(NTE 6 months)-- --------- ________--------------$5,699.20 Supply A 6
Store Worker MG-4 (Part-Time NTE 30 hours per week)
(NTE 6 months) --------------------------$2.71 Supply A-P 1-1
Welder MG-10 (Knowledge of English) (Swimming ability required)
(NTE 1 year) --- ----------------- -$7.07 Locks P 1

Applications must be submitted to the Employment and Placement Branch, Building 366,
Ancon, or Building 1105, Cristobal, on Form 443, APPLICATION FOR TRANSFER, no later than
seven (7) calendar days from the date of this publication. This 7-day deadline is subject
to extension at the request of the Division advertising the vacancy, or as decided by the
Chief, Employment and Placement Branch. Qualification standards may be reviewed at either
of these offices or at the Canal Zone Library. Further information may be obtained from the
Employment and Placement Branch, telephone 52-3583, 52-7867 or 43-1288. Qualified hand-
icapped individuals may call or visit the Coordinator for the Employment of the Handicapped
Program for counseling with regard to any of the above-listed vacancies. The Coordinator's
office is located in Building 345, Room 101, Ancon, C.Z., telephone 52-7570.

Cadets of the Cristobal High School ROTC (Tiger Battalion) receive
instruction on armored personnel carriers at the 4th Battalion, 10th In-
fantry. From left are: Gary Wright, Larry Hunt, Susan Sanschargrin, Eddy
Hope, David Sorenson, Glenn Brandl, Scott Brown, Mike Dietwieler, and
Sandra Smith. John Reduga is in the commander's hatch.

Upward Mobility Target Positions

Electrician Helper MG-5---- ---------------- $2.76 Electrical P 2
Electrician Helper MG-5 (Knowledge of English)
(Swimming ability required)------- ---------_ $2.76 Locks P 1
Electrician Helper (High Voltage) MG-5 ---- -- --. $2.76 Electrical A 1
Machinist Helper MG-5 (Knowledge of English)
(Swimming ability required) ---------- --- $2.76 Locks P
The Upward Mobility Target Position listed above is permanent and open to eligible employees
interested in training as Learner. To apply, employees must complete an Upward Mobility
Program application form which may be obtained from their division administrative officers.
All employees must submit their applications no later than 7 calendar days from date of this
publication. Pacific side employees may deliver or mail applications to the Upward Mobility
Program Coordinator in Building 345, Ancon or P.O. Box 2012, Balboa Heights. Atlantic side
employees may deliver or mail applications to the Cristobal Personnel Office, Building 1105,
Cristobal, or P.O. Box 5051, Cristobal. For further information, call the Coordinator at 52-7570.

Motor Transportation Division, Pacific side:
38 years 1 month 22 days.
Nugent B. Joseph, supervisor, cargo checking
assistant, Terminals Division, Atlantic side:
27 years 2 months 7 days.
Gilbert S. Kirkaldy, oiler (floating plant), Port
Captain, Pacific side: 39 years 1 month
11 days.
Gaspar C. Loredo, psychiatric nursing assist-
ant, Mental Health Center, Pacific side:
36 years 1 month 7 days.
Vivian N. Martin, supervisor medical record
technician, Gorgas Hospital, Pacific side:
38 years 2 months 1 day.
Julio A. Martinez, fire sergeant, Fire Division,
Pacific side: 27 years 2 months 26 days.
Eustace G. Mathews, carpenter (marine), In-
dustrial Division, Pacific side: 37 years
7 months 24 days.
John R. McGlade, maintenance, general fore-
man, Locks Division, Pacific side: 36 years
22 days.
Frank P. Mclaughlin, Jr., water treatment
plant operator, Maintenance Division, Pa-
cific side: 34 years 6 months '5 days.
Cecilia Moreno, machinist helper, Locks Di-
vision, Pacific side: 35 years 4 months
28 days.
Thomas Morrell, guard (correctional), Police
Division, Pacific side: 40 years 11 months
12 days.
John H. Morrison, marine machinist, Indus-
trial Division, Pacific side: 31 years 4
months 29 days.
Cristihal Murillo, oiler (floating plant), Port
Captain, Pacific side: 37 years 10 months
7 days.
Magin L. Navarrete, lead foreman, Locks Di-
vision, Pacific side: 36 years 10 months
27 days.
SebastiAn F. Navarro, marine traffic clerk,
Transit Operations Division, Pacific side:
36 years 5 months 28 days.
Valentin Navarro, cook, Gorgas Hospital, Pa-
cific side: 34 years 6 months 13 days.
Carlos E. Ortega, craneboat seaman, Dredging
Division, Pacific side: 35 years 1 month
18 days.
Leslie A. Panther, nursing assistant, Gorgas
Hospital, Pacific side: 37 years 4 months
17 days.
Ragelio Piiiate, motor launch operator, Port
Captain, Pacific side: 33 years 5 months
24 days.
Emily J. Price, librarian, Canal Zone Library,
Pacific side: 27 years 5 months 19 days.
Silverio Quiiiones, seaman, Dredging Division,
Pacific side: 31 years 2 months 15 days.
Edward S. Reynolds, Jr., locks operations
foreman (senior lockmaster), Locks Divi-
sion, Pacific side: 37 years 4 months 1
Evelyn R. Reynolds, payroll supervisor, Ac-
counting Division, Pacific side: 26 years
11 months 8 days.
Tomis Ruiz, guard, Canal Protection Division,
Pacific side: 32 years 3 months 24 days.
Luis Sampris, laborer, Gorgas Hospital, Pa-
cific side: 36 years 11 months 25 days.
Angel M. Sanchez boatman, Locks Division,
Pacific side: 38 years 2 months 14 days.
Pablo Santamaria, motor vehicle operator,
Motor Transportation Division, Pacific side:
33 years 7 months 8 days.
Melvin V. Smith, motor vehicle operator, Mo-
tor Transportation Division, Pacific side:
33 years 10 months 19 days.
Wilfred A. Smith, painting worker, Locks Di-
vision, Atlantic side: 23 years 3 months
26 days.
John H. Stevens, supervisory inventory man-
agement specialist, Division of Storehouses,
Pacific side: 38 years 1 month 17 days.
Clyde E. Thomas, training technician (cor-
rectional), Police Division, Pacific side:
39 years 7 months 5 days.
Rudolph A. Thompson, stevedore, Terminals
Division, Atlantic side: 29 years.
Felix Toppin, rigging worker, Industrial Di-
vision, Pacific side: 30 years.
Absal6n Torres, laborer, Supply Division, Pa-
cific side: 36 years 1 month 5 days.
Ana T. Tucker, janitor, Community Services
Division, Pacific side: 25 years 7 months
21 days.
Ernest C. Van Horn, locks operations fore-
man, Locks Division, Pacific side: 30 years
6 months 19 days.
Antonio E. Visquez, oiler, Locks Division, Pa-
cific side: 30 years 3 months 13 days.
Jorge 1. Vejas, oiler, Port Captain, Pacific
side: 39 years 5 months 4 days.
Frederick A. Watson, carpenter, Dredging
Division, Pacific side: 37 years 8 months
10 days.
Norbert R. Welsh, oiler, Port Captain, Pacific
side: 32 years 4 days.
Clyde A. Willman, principal (Senior High
School), Division of Schools, Pacific side:
22 years 4 months 5 days.
Jerome A. Yearwood, guard (correctional),
Police Division, Pacific side: 40 years 2
months 15 days.
Petra S. Yepes, nursing assistant, Gorgas
Hospital, Pacific side: 29 years 6 months
3 days.
(Continued next week)

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Mds de 63 Aiios al Servicio del Comercio Mundial

Spillway del Canal de Panama

Viernes 6 de Enero de 1978

Vol. XVI. No. 20

Aerolineas de EE. UU. ya no Pesan

Equipaje, lo Cuentan y lo Miden

El verano pasado, las lines areas
de los Estados Unidos pusieron en
vigor un nuevo reglamento sobre
equipaje para los viajes internacio-
nales a/y desde los Estados Unidos
y sus Territorios. Las nuevas reglas
estan basadas en el numero y ta-
maiio de las piezas do equipaje y
no el peso.
Anteriormente, los pasajeros que
viajaban en primera clase tenian de-
recho a 66 libras de equipaje. En
clase turista el limited era de 44
Bajo el nuevo sistema, cada pa-
sajero que viaje en primera clause
tiene derecho a Ilevar dos piezas de
equipaje, con un limited de 62 pul-
gadas por pieza. En clause de turista
los pasajeros pueden Ilevar dos pie-
zas de equipaje, ninguna de las cua-
les debe exceder 62 pulgadas en
tamafio y la suma de cuyas dimen-
siones no deberA exceder 106 pul-

Las dimensions aproximadas de
algunos de los equipajes mas comu-
nes son: maleta grande tipo pull-
man de 29 pulgadas, 60 pulgadas;
maleta pullman de 26 pulgadas,
54 pulgadas; maleta pullman de
24 pulgadas, 50 pulgadas; y mialetin
de 21 pulgadas, 44 pulgadas.
Las reglas para el equipaje que
se Ileva consigo a bordo del avi6n
son aplicables a ambas classes de
viaje: una o mas piezas que en con-
junto no excedan la media de
45 pulgadas.
Esto quiere decir que un pasaje-
ro puede llevar a bordo un maletin
de 21 pulgadas, 44 pulgadas; una
bolsa de mano, 34 pulgadas; o uni
"neceser", 32 pulgadas.
Cualquier pieza de equipaje adi-
cional a las dos piezas descritas o
que excedan las dimensions permi-
tidas estarA sujeta al cobro de ex-
ceso de equipaje en base al numero
de piezas y su tamafio.

I A Media Asta


[ Banderas el 9


El Respeto a la Verdad es Esencial,

Dice Nueva Bibliotecaria de la Zona

I. .

Beverly C. Williams

Una mujer que ve a la biblioteca
como un "refugio de ideas y cultu-
ra donde uno puede obtener infor-
maci6n tanto de lo actual como de
lo hist6rico" ha sido nombrada Bi-
bliotecaria Encargada de la Biblio-
teca-Museo en la Zona del Canal.
Beverly C. Williams Ilenara la va-
cante dejada por Emily J. Price,
quien se acogi6 a la jubilaci6n. Su
primer empleo con la Biblioteca de
la Zona del Canal fue hace 26 afios
cuando entr6 como Ayudante Bi-
bliotecaria, y ha ido ascendiendo a
los puestos de Bibliotecaria, Biblio-
tecaria de Material de Referencia, y
Jefa de los Servicios de Lectores
hasta su puesto actual.
Nacida y criada en la Zona del
Canal, la Sra. Williams obtuvo su
Maestria en Artes de la Universi-
dad de Syracuse y la Maestria en
Ciencias Bibliotecarias de la Uni-
versidad de Columbia. Esta casada
con Charles J. Williams, maquinista
de locomotora, jubilado del Ferro-
carril de PanamA, y tienen dos hijos,
Patrick y Paul.
Cuando se le pregunt6 que cua-
lidad piensa ella que es necesaria

para ser una buena bibliotecaria, la
Sra. Williams respondi6 que es el
respeto a la verdad, particularmente
en el trabajo de referencia. Ella opi-
na que una persona no debe queda.
satisfecha con lo que ella piensa es
la respuesta a una pregunta, pero
deberA efectuar investigaciones mas
a fondo, pesar la informaci6n descu-
b)ierta, y luego tomar una decision
sobre lo que es correct o veridico.
Ella estuvo involucrada justamen-
te en una investigaci6n de esta na-
turaleza al tratar de ayudar al autor
Kenneth R. Andrews con un pro-
blema con que se vio enfrentado
cuando preparaba su obra The Last
Voyage of Drake and Hawkins (El
Ultimo Viaje de Drake y Hawkins).
El autor precisaba localizar el
sitio en Panama donde tuvo lugar
un encuentro entire las armadas in-
glesas y espafiolas, y escribi6 a la
Biblioteca de la Zona del Canal so-
licitando su ayuda. Despubs de es-
tudiar escrupulosamente los anti-
guos mapas de Panama durante
muchas horas, la Sra. Williams se
dio cuenta.que el problema era uno
de confusion entire dos nombres que
tenian el mismo sonido pero eran
actualmente lugares diferentes-Ca-
pira y Capirilla. Con esa informa-
ci6n y una descripci6n de la ubica-
ci6n tomada del diario de Sir Fran-
cis Drake, pudo sefialar el punto
exact done desembocan dos rios
y donde ocurri6 la lucha.
El autor aparentemente agrade-
ci6 los esfuerzos de la Sra. Williams,
y le concedi6 reconocimiento en su
Ella dice que la integridad es
tambi6n requerida de una bibliote-
caria, particularmente cuando tiene
que decidir qu6 libros deberin ser
anadidos a la colecci6n de la bi-
blioteca. Los gustos o sentimientos
de uno no deberAn influir, dice ella,
cuando se eval6an los meritos de
'in libro.
En su nueva posici6n, la Sra.
Williams sera responsible por la
operaci6n de toda la Biblioteca-
Museo, un verdadero reto para ini-
ciar el nuevo afio.

John E. Fisher

John Fisher es Ascendido al Cargo

De 2T Vicepresidente de Finanzas

John E. Fisher ha sido nombrado
Vicepresidente Auxiliar de Finan-
zas, Oficina del Vicepresidente de
Nacido en Frederick, Oklahoma,
Fisher recibi6 el grado de bachiller
en ciencias con especializaci6n en
Contabilidad de la Universidad del
Estado de Oklahoma.
Durante la Guerra Mundial sirvi6
en la Armada como official de line.
Se integr6 al Canal de Panama en
noviembre de 1953 y como miem-
bro de los Sistemas Administrativos
de la Oficina del Contralor le co-
rrespondi6 participar en las fases fi-
nales de la reorganizaci6n del sis-
tema fiscal de las operaciones del
Canal. Sus responsabilidades prin-
cipales incluyeron asistir en la eva-
luaci6n de la plant y otros bienes
de la nueva empresa y en el esta-
blecimiento de un nuevo sistema de
contabilidad para la Compaflia y el
Durante su .carrera con la direc-
ci6n que administra todos los asun-
tos de finanzas de la organizaci6n
canalera, Fisher ha ocupado las po-
siciones de Ayudante del Jefe Con-
tador, y Jefe, Administraci6n de Sis-
temas y Procedimientos de Conta-
bilidad. En 1964 fue ascendido a
Auditor General y ha ocupado esa
posici6n hasta su reciente nombra-
Fisher es el Contralor y miem-
bro del Comit6 de Asignaciones de
la Senda Unida. Tambi6n es miem-
bro de la reci6n instituida Junta de
Fideicomisarios de la Universidad
de la Zona del Canal. Es Mason en
el Grado 320 y socio de la Logia
1414 de la Orden Ben6vola y Pro-
tectora de los Elks de Balboa. Sus

pasatiempos incluyen la caceria, la
pesca y la fotografia.
Su esposa, Ena, creci6 en Col6n
donde su padre fue C6nsul de Ho-
landa durante muchos afios. Ella es
secretaria del Director, Levanta-
miento Geod6sico Interamericano,
en Curundui. Los esposos Fisher tie-.
nen tres hijos adults. Su hija, Toni
Millard reside en Balboa; John R.
es abogado y ejerce en Dallas,
Texas; y David E. es m6dico y
tiene su consultorio en Duncan,
Oklahoma, lugar que Fisher consi-
dera su ciudad de origen. Los
Fisher tienen seis nietos.

Program Educativo
Para Futuros Papais
Un program educativo para pa-
dres en perspective, que consistirA
en discusiones y peliculas, teridrA
lugar en el Hospital Coco Solo, en
el sal6n de conferencias del cuarto
piso, a las 12:30 p.m., de acuerdo
con el siguiente calendario.
Lunes 9 de enero y jueves 12 de
enero de 1978: "Nutrici6n Ma-
Lunes 16 de enero y jueves 19 de
enero: "Atenci6n Personal Du-
rante el Embarazo".
Lunes 23 de enero y jueves 26 de
enero: "Atenci6n Medica Duran-
te el Embarazo".
Lunes 30 de enero y jueves 2 de
febrero: "Alumbramiento".
Lunes 6 de febrero y jueves 9 de
febrero: "Usted y su Beb6 Lle-
gan a Casa" y "Nutrici6n del
Infante y Discusiones sobre la
Planificaci6n Familiar".

El Gobernador de la Zona del
Canal H. R. Parfitt ha ordenado
que las banderas de la Zona del
Canal ondeen a media asta el 9 de
enero, aniversario de los hechos que
tuvieron lugar en el Istmo en enero
de 1964.
El texto complete de la proclama
del Gobernador es el siguiente:
los events que tuvieron lugar en
Panamd y la Zona del Canal en
enero de 1964, los ciudadanos de
Panamd y los Estados Unidos si,-
frieron una trdgica perdida de
vidas y
FOR CUANTO QUE, es apro-
piado que este aniversario de di-
chos sucesos sirva como tin mo-
mento de reflexi6n sobre la nece-
sidad de consagrarnos nuevamente
a la bsisqueda de la comprensidn
y la amistad entire los pueblos de
los dos paises.
PARFITT, Gobernador de la Zona
del Canal, ordeno que las bande-
ras que se izan oficialmente por el
Gobierno de la Zona del Canal,
ondeen a media asta el 9 de enero
de 1.978.
firmo esta proclama y ordeno se le
imprima el seUllo de la Zona del
Canal en Balboa Heights, Zona del

Casas de 2 Alobas

Disponibles en C. Solo
De conformidad con la nueva
political que recientemente fue
anunciada por la Direcci6n de Abas-
to y Servicios Comunales, ciertas
viviendas de 2 recamaras ubicadas
en Coco Solo estAn disponibles me-
diante asignaci6n provisional, s6lo a
los empleados del Canal de Pana-
ma, incluyendo a los aprendices en
los grades NM-4, NM-5 y NM-6,
que reinan los demAs requisites que
se necesitan para la asignaci6n de
viviendas del Canal de Panama. La
nueva political entr6 en vigencia el
19 de octubre.
Los empleados que esten intere-
sados en ocupar esas viviendas, de-
berin estar pendientes del boletin
semanal en aue se anuncian las vi-
viendas desocupadas. Las asignacio-
nes serAn hechas a base provisional.
Para mis informaci6n, comuniquese
con el Gerente de Viviendas del

Forman Capitulo de

Exalumnos de la U.F.
La Universidad del Estado de
Florida esta formando un capitulo
de exalumnos en el Istmo de Pana-
ma. Los graduados de la sucursal
de la Zona del Canal y de la casa
principal de studios en Tallahassee,
Florida, son alentados a ingresar.
Para mAs detalles Ilame a Raymond
Paquette al 69-1744.

Avisan a los Conductores
Sobre Obras en el Puente
El trAnsito hacia el este en la via
de acceso de la rampa de concrete
del Puente Thatcher Ferry sera limi-
tado a un carril de 7 a.m. a 3 p.m.
a partir del 10 de enero por aproxi-
madamente 30 dias mientras efec-
t6n trabajos de mantenimiento.


;pka~-\ -



Enero 6, 1978

Desde el Viernes 6 de Enero de 1978
Domingo y lunes-Gumball Rally (SIT) (PG) Domingo-The Streetfighter (PG)
Martes-Bonnie and Clyde (SIT) (R) Lunes-Taxi Driver (SIT) (R)
Mi6rcoles-The Green Berets (PG) Miercoles-The Spy Who Loved Me (PG)
Jueves-The Apple Dumpling Gang (G)
GUIA DE PELICULAS: (G) Audiencia general para personas de todas las edades. (PG) Se sugiere
la Gufa de los Padres, pues parte de la pelicula no sera apta para nifes. (R) Restringida.
Menores de 17 alos tendrin que ir acompafados de uno de los padres o su guardian legal.
(X) No se admitiri menores de 17 aios. (SIT) Tftulos en espanol.

10:00-Programa Religioso
12:30-Tras la Noticia
1:00-Cine Vespertino
3:00-Cocinemos con Rosi
3:30-Plaza Sisamo
4:00-Mundo Infantil
5:00-La Tremenda Corte
5:30-Tierra de Gigantes
6:30-Teved6s Informa
7:30-Donny & Marie
8:30-Acci6n y Misterio
10:30-Ultimas Noticias
11:00-Ultima Tanda
11:00-De Mujer a Mujer
12:00-Cocina Oster*
12:30-Tras la Noticia
l:00-Fgitbol en TV-2
2:00-El Ancho Mundo del
3:00-Patrulla Secreta
4:00-Luna de Papel
4:30-Cine Sabatine
6:30-Teved6s Informa
7:30-Disco '77
8:00-Historia Policial
9:00-Archivo Confidencial
10:00-Cine de Oro
10:00-Santa Misa
11:00-Todo par la Patria
12:30-Boxeo de Ayer y Hoy
2:00-Club PTL

10:55-Festival de Cartone
11:15-El Arte de Cocinar'
11:45-Dos Locos Disponib
12:00-Candilejas 0
12:45-Meridiano VGRB
1:00-Informative del Mei
1:30-Otra Vez Ayer
2:30-Mallana Seri Otro D
3:00-Mundos Opuestos


fl ag a."l ^f* A colors. Sujeto a cambios sin preovio aviso.

3:00-Cowboy in Africa
4:00-Cine de Acciin
8:00-El Hombre Nuclear
9:00-Best Seller
11:30-Oso Ben
12:30-Tras la Noticia
1:00-Cine Vespertine
3:00-Cocinemos con Rosita
3:30-Plaza Sisamo*
4:00-Los Muppets
4:30-Corre Camino
5:00-La Tremenda Carte
5:30-Viaje al Fondo del Mar
6:30-Teved6s Informa
7:30-La Mujer Maravilla
8:30-Cine favorite
10:30-Ultimas Noticias
11:00-Ultima Tanda

10:30-Ultimas Noticias
11:00-Ultima Tanda
12:00-Loteria y Alegria
12:30-Tras la Noticia
1:00-Cine Vespertino
3:00-Cocinemos con Rosita
3:30-Plaza Sisamoo
4:00-Pijara Loco
4:30-Johnny Quest
5:00-La Tremenda Corte
5:30-77 Sunset Strip
6:30-Tevedbs Informa
7:30-Pragrama Especial
8:30-En Busca de...
9:00-Trilogia Policfaca
10:30-Ultimas Noticias
11:00-Ultima Tanda

10:00-Programa Religioso


event, el cual esta abierto a todos los interesados e
incluira una excursion de la Escuela Secundaria de
Balboa, un picnic en los Jardines de Summit y una
cena bailable. Cualquiera que tenga direcciones de
miembros de esa clase o desee mas informaci6n sobre
la reunion debe llamar a Rae Hannigan al 52-5671
o a Frances Mayer al 52-2454.

En Nicaragua Aparecio Botella Echada ai Mar Aqui

MARTES 12:00-Batman Los estudiantes del 59 grado de
10:00-Programa Religioso 12:30-Tras la Noticia la Sra. Dale Conway de la Escuela
11:30-Speedy Gonzilez 1:00-Cine Vespertine Primaria de Coco Solo efectuaron
12:00-Batman 3:00-Cocinemos con Rosita la prueba otra vez, cuando tiraron
12:30-Tras la Noticia 3:30-Plaza Ssamooeal mar sus botellas y recibieron una
1:00-Cine Vespertino 4:00-Shazam al mar sus botellas y recibieron una
3:00-Cocinemos con Rosita 4:30-Batman contestacion.
3:30-Plaza Sesamo* 5:00-La Tremenda Caorte Todo comenz6 con el afio escolar
4:00-Marine Boy 5:30-Surfside 6 1975-76 cuando los estudiantes de
4:30-Porky Pig 6:30-Tevedds Informa la clase de la Sra. Conway estudia-
5:00-La Tremenda Carte 7:30-Baretta ban sobre las corrientes oceAnicas,
5:30-Cheyenne 8:30-Lo Mejor del Boxeo y ella explic6 que los cientificos que
6:30-Teved6s Informa 10:00-M*A*S*H se dedican a estudiar el fluo del
7:30-Eduardo VII 10:30-Ultimas Noticias se dedican a estudiar el fluo del
8:30-Calles de San Francisco 11:00-Ultima Tanda mar tiran botellas al mar (correo de
botellas) en sitios conocidos y to-
,4 "*A colors. Sujeto a cambios sin previo aviso. man nota del lugar en que son
7:00-Tigres Voladores 10:00-CCuesti6n de Minutos recogidas. Al igual que los estu-
8:00-Kojak O 10:15-Cine Colosal diantes de la primera clase, los
s 9:00-Hawai 5-0 O MIERCOLES alumnos de este aiio estaban ansio-
10:00-Gran Cine 10:45-Documental sos de probar su nuevo conocimien-
les LUNES 10:55-Festival de Cartones to sobre el trayecto de las botellas
10:45-Programa Educative 11:15-E Art de Cocinar levadas por la corriente.
ll:00-Festival de Cartones 11:45FestivaldeCartoes El 29 de septiembre, el Capitn
diodia r de Cocinar 12:00-Srte de los Mircles El 29 de septiembre, el Capitan
11:15-El Arte de Cocar 12:30-Kaleidoscopi Bob Jensen del SS Cristobal, gusto-
ia 11:45-Dos Loacs Disponibles 12:45-Meridiano VGRB samente acept6 18 botellas y acor-
0- ow e uar 1:00-Informativo del Mediodia d6 tirarlas al oc6ano en alta mar en

3 ,- n...... Segundo
3:30-Astr By 12:45-Meridiano VGRB
4:00-El Inspector Ardilla 1:00-lnformativo del Medii
4:30-La Tierra Misteriosa 1:30 tra Vez Ayer
5:00-Rin Tin Tin 2:30-Maitra e r Otr D
2:30-Mafiana Sera Dtro Dla
5:30-Los Hdroes de Hogan 3:00-Mundos Opuestes
6:00-Telenaticias RPC 3:30-Astro Boy
7:00-oPentagrama4:.00-El Inspector Ardilla
:00-La Iperdonable 4:30-La Tierra Misteriosa
9:00-La Indamable. 500-Rio Tin Tin
10:00-Cuesti6n de Minutess r de Hagan
10:15-Viernes Departive 5:30 r s e an

SABADO 7:00-Chespirito
10:00-Camine de la Verdad 8:00-Lo Imperdo
10:30-Festival de Cartones 9:00-La Indomab
10:45-Visio6n 10:00-Cuestidn di
11:15-Colonizadores del Future 10:15-Encuentro

11:45-Cazadores de Fantasmas
12:15-Hogar Dulce Hogar0
1:30-Martinez Blanco
4:00-Daktari O
5:00-Perdidos en el Espacio
6:00-Telenoticias RPC
7:00-Emergencia o
8:00-Joe Forrester
9:00-Centro Mddicoo
10:00-Cine Monumental
9:00-Himno Nacional
9:15-La Santa Misa O
10:00-Ciencia para los J6venes
10:30-Todo per la Patria 0
12:00-Silvese Quien Pueda
12:30-Topo Gigio
1:00-Domingo Deportivoe
6:00-300 Millones


e Minutes

10:50-Documental de la
11:15-El Arte de Cocinar "
11:45-Dos Locos Disponibles
12:45-Meridiano VGRB
1:00-Informativo del Mediodia
1:30-Otra Vez Ayer
2:30-Maniana Sera Otro Dia
3:00-Mundos Opuestos
3:30-Astro Boy
4:00-El Inspector Ardilla
4:30-La Tierra Misteriosa
5:00-Rin Tin Tin
5:30-Los Hiroes de Hogan
6:00-Telenoticias RPC
7:00-Piginas de Ore
8:00-Lo Imperdonable
9:00-La Indomable

1:30-0tra Vez Ayer ruta a Nueva Orleans.
2:30-Mailana Sera Otro Dia La primera botella de la cual se
3:00-Mundos Opuestos tuvo noticia fue encontrada cerca
3:30-Astra Bay
4:00-El Inspector Ardilla de la costa de Nicaragua por Walis
4:30-La Tierra Misteriasa Juluas que vive en la Misi6n Mo-
5:00-Rin Tin Tin ravia en Bluefields. La botella per-
5:30-Los Hdroes de Hogan tenecia a Mike King y recibi6 una
6:00-Telenoticias RPC carta de Juluas informindole que
7:00-Un Angel Llamado habia recogido la botella a las
Andrea 7 a.m. el 28 de octubre cuando pa-

9:00-La Indomable seaba por la playa en el banco del
10:00-Cuesti6n de Minutos Rio Grande a unas 24 millas de su
10:15-Cine Colosal pueblo, Tasbapounie. En carta re-
JUEVES dactada con much esfuerzo en in-
10:45-Documental de la
11:15-El Arte de Cocinar
11:45-Dos Locos Disponibles (Segdin total do Servicio Civil)
12:00-La Criada Bien Criada* 40 Aios
12:45-Meridiano VGRB
1:00-Informativo del Mediodia DIVISION DE SERVICIOS

1:30-Otra Vez Ayer
2:30-Mallana Sera Otro DIa
3:00-Mundos Opuestos
3:30-Astro Boy
4:00-El Inspector Ardilla
4:30-La Tierra Misteriosa
5:00-Rin Tin Tin
5:30-Los Heroes de Hogan
6:00-Telenoticias RPC
7:00-Super Especial
8:00-Lo Imperdonable
9:00-La Indomable
10:00-Cuestidn de Minutes
10:15-Cine Colesal

James N. Howell
Livingston W. White
Evance Amantine
Primer Marinero

gl6s, le cuenta a Mike que tiene
cinco hijos, esta construyendo una
nueva casa, y que recientemente
obtuvo un pasaporte, y envia el n6-
mero del inismo. Tambi6n mand6
una fotografia gastada de su familiar
y le pide a Mike que le envie una
fotografia de B1.
Los estudiantes estaban tan. emo-
cionados cuando supieron que una
de sus botellas actualmente habia
sido encontrada que decidieron te-
ner una atenci6n con el que la en-
contr6. Iniciaron una campafia para
recoger todas las revistas c6micas
viejas y tuvieron una venta, recau-
dando casi $10. Los nifios escribie-
ron una carta y le mandaron sus
mejores deseos y un cheque como

Centros de Salud Admi

Gripe a Empleados y I

La vacuna contra la gripe para
personas elegibles puede obtenerse
en el Centro de Salud Comunal en
Balboa en el sector Pacifico y en los
Centros de Salud Comunal en Rain-
bow City y Margarita en el sector
AtlAntico. Esta vacuna contiene ce-
lulas activas de los viruses de la
gripe A y B pero no contiene los de
la gripe porcina que se us6 el afio
pasado. Tambi6n hay disponible
una vacuna combinada para j6venes
de mAximo riesgo y niiios que sufren
de enfermcdades cr6nicas del cora-
z6n, pulmones o riiiones.
Esta inmunizaci6n annual es reco-
mendada para personas de 65 afios
de edad y mAs, y para esas personas
que sufren de condiciones cr6nicas
como (1) enfermedades del coraz6n;

contribuci6n para la nueva casa.
Naturalmenite, que los otros ni-
iios que tiraron botellas al mar es-
tAn vigilando ansiosamente sus apar-
tados postales, con la esperanza de
tener noticias de que sus botellas
fueron encontradas.
El afortunado Mike es hijo de
Hiram King y sefiora, de Coco Solo.

Venta de Estampillas
Juegos de estampillas de la Zona
del Canal estan disponibles en los
correos de Balboa y de Crist6bal.
Los juegos incluyen una de cada
estampilla en circulaci6n. Los jue-
gos de estampillas de correo ordi-
nario-$3.15. Juegos de estampillas
de correo abreo-$2.33.

inistran Vacuna Contra

Dependientes Elegibles

(2) enfermedades pulmonares cr6ni-
cas tales como asma, bronquitis cr6-
nica, tuberculosis y enfisema; (3) en-
fermedad renal cr6nica (rifiones) y
(4) diabetes mellitus.
La inmunizaci6n contra la gripe
no es com6nmente aplicada a per-
sonas que tienen un historical m6di-
co de alergia a-los huevos, produc-
tos avicolas o plumas de gallinas. Si
usted sufre de alguna alergia o estA
recibiendo medicamento regular-
mente por alguna enfermedad cr6-
nica, tenga a bien decirle a la en-
fermera de Salud Publica antes de
que le administren la vacuna. Ade-
mAs, si usted tiene fiebre o una en-
fermedad aguda es preferible espe-
rar hasta que est6 bien antes de
recibir la inmunizaci6n.

Spillway del Canal de Panama

Gobernador de la Zona del Canal Vicegobernador Director de Informaci6n
El SPILLWAY es una publicaci6n official del Canal de PanamA. Los articulos
que en ella aparecen pueden ser reproducidos libremente. Toda colabora-
ci6n debe estar en la Oficina de Prensa antes del mediodia del viernes
anterior a su publicaci6n. DespuBs de esa fecha s6lo se aceptarAn noticias
oficiales de urgencia. Subscripci6n annual: correo ordinario $6; correo ordi-
nario, para estudiantes $4; correo a6reo $19. Enviese cheque o giro postal
a favor de The Panama Canal Company y dirigido a: Jefe de Servicios
Administrativos, Box M, Balboa Heights, C. Z.

Pagina 2

r. .

Miembros de la clase graduanda de 1968 de la Escuela
Secundaria de Balboa se reuneq en su alma mater
para organizer la publicidad relative a la reuni6n del
109 aniversario de su graduaci6n, que sera efectuada
en el fin de semana de los dias 11, 12 y 13 de agosto
de 1978. De izquierda a derecha: Chris Mitten, Frances
Meyer, Anne Muse, Kurt Muse, Rae Hannigan y Terri
Woodruff quienes integran el comit6 organizador del


Enero 6, 1978--


Ofrecen Clases

De Obediencia

Para Perros
El primer club canino de pura
sangre en la Zona del Canal invita
a todo el que tenga interns en pe-
rros a participar en las actividades
de 1978. El program incluye com-
petencias, classes de entrenamiento
y exhibiciones nacionales e interna-
El Club Caribbean Kennel cele-
bra sus reuniones el cuarto mi6rco-
les de cada mes en el Centro de
Adiestramiento del Canal de Pana-
mi y present oradores que hablan
sobre t6picos como el cuidado de
la salud, la exhibici6n, la crianza y
el comportamiento de los perros.
Los socios tienen much gusto en
cambiar impresiones sobre sus pe-
rros de pura sangre y aconsejar a
futures duefios.
El club ofrecerA un curso de en-
trenamiento en obediencia de 10 se-
manas a partir del 12 de enero, y
las classes se reunirAn cada jueves de
6 a 7 p.m. Para participar, los pe-
rros deben tener por lo menos 6 me-
ses de edad, estar en buen estado
de salud, y tener un certificado de
vacuna vAlido contra la rabia. El
costo del curso es $25 y serA limi-
tado a 25 participants.
Para mAs informaci6n sobre las
reuniones del club o el entrenamien-
to en obediencia, llame a Jackie
Donaldson, president, al 52-2920;
Dianne Wardlow, secretaria-tesore-
ra, 52-6439; o Kathleen y Waldo
Gilley, instructors de obediencia.

Despedida Para Howard
Una fiesta de despedida serA ofre-
cida a H. Vance Howard, Jr., a las
6:30 p.m. el sAbado, 2.1 de enero
en el Club de Oficiales de Quarry
Heights. HabrA buffet, bar abierto,
y misica para bailar.
Los boletos cuestan $6.50 por
persona y pueden obtenerse por
medio de la.Sra. Peterson, 52-7927,
o la Sra. Samuel, 43-3321, en la
Divisi6n de Construcci6n. Las re-
servaciones deben ser hechas antes
del miercoles 18 de enero.

Reconocimiento Presidencial a

Premiados por Mejor Sugerencia


1 o

Los estudiantes del primer grado de la Escuela Primaria de Howard
aparecen admirando las medallas de oro ganadas por Amos Milwood.

Amos Milwood Gana Medallas de

Oro en Juegos Centroamericanos

Amos Milwood, ayudante, activi-
dades recreativas dd la Escuela Pri-
maria de Howard, fue el ganador
de 3 medallas de oro durante los
Juegos Centroamericanos que se
celebraron del 25 de noviembre al
3 de diciembre en el Estadio Flor
Blanca, San Salvador, El Salvador.
Milwood particip6 en 4 events,
3 solo y uno como miembro del
equipo de relevo de 1 milla.
La primer medalla de oro fue
ganada por su participaci6n en la
carrera de obstAculos de 400 me-
tros, corriendo la distancia en 55 se-
gundos; la segunda fue por la ca-
rrera de obstaculos de 110 metros
en 14.7 segundos, estableciendo
una nueva marca en los Juegos Cen-
troamericanos, que en 1973 tam-
bi6n fue establecida por otro pana-

mefio, Ricardo Worrell; y la tercera
medalla de oro fue por su desem-
pefio como miembro del equipo de
relevo de 1 milla.
Milwood de 28 afios de edad,
egresado del Instituto Nacional,
pronto se graduarA de la Universi-
dad de PanamA donde se ha espe-
cializado en educaci6n fisica. Du-
rante los Juegos Bolivarianos de
1973 que se celebraron en Pana-
mA, gan6 medallas de oro, plata y
bronce, y se estA preparando para
participar en los XIII Juegos Cen-
troamericanos y del Caribe que
tendrAn lugar en julio en Medellin,
Milwood estA casado con Celia
Knight que particip6 en los Juegos
Centroamericanos y del Caribe
en 1970.

En un esfuerzo por mejorar la
calidad y el desempeiio del Gobier-
no, el Presidente Carter reciente-
mente dirigi6 un memorandum a
los jefes de departamentos pidi6n-
doles que le presented las contribu-
ciones sobresalientes efectuadas por
los empleados federales civiles y mi-
litares, particularmente en lo refe-
rente a la conservaci6n de energia.
El President indic6 que para de-
mostrar la importancia que 61 ha
puesto en alentar a los empleados
federales a que desarrollen y some-
tan ideas innovadoras, 61 personal-
mente dara reconocimiento a las
contribuciones de mAxima impor-
El President Carter dirigirA car-
tas personales de felicitaci6n a los
empleados que envien ideas al Pro-
grama de Premios por Sugerencias
y que resulten en beneficios de
$5,000 o mAs durante el primer aiio.
Cada carta serA acompaiada por
una placa y un certificado. Tambi6n
darA reconocimiento a las acciones
que resulten en ahorros de energia
que sean especialmente significati-
vos y que merezcan algo adicional.
Las mejores sugerencias serAn con-
sideradas para el Premio Presiden-
cial por Mejoramiento Administra-
tivo, y los premios serAn presenta-
dos en la Casa Blanca.
Con relaci6n a la campafia del
President, el Vicegobernador y
President del Programa de Pre-
mios por Incentivo, hace saber que
este program es distinto al de la
campafia Presidencial para la Re-
ducci6n de Costos que fue Ilevada
a cabo en 1975-76, y el Presidente
estA continuamente involucrado en
los programs de premios por; in-
centivo para el personal civil y mi-
litar. El Vicegobernador observa
que el Presidente Carter consider
muy important que el personal Fe-
deral de todos los niveles participe
en el mejoramiento y la reestructu-
ra del Gobierno. Tambi6n recalca
que el Presidente Carter ha mani-
festado que en su opini6n los em-

pleados del Gobierno . no son
reconocidos con suficiente frecuen-
cia" y "La falta del reconocimiento
adecuado es algo que yo espero
poder remediar".
En el memorAndum a las diver-
sas direcciones y unidades indepen-
dientes, el Vicegobernador insta al
personal administrative y supervi-
sor que alienten a los empleados a
que sometan sus ideas y que den su
apoyo pleno a este esfuerzo es-
La necesidad de mejorar ha sido
establecida, las lines de comunica-
ci6n estan abiertas, y el reconoci-
miento official y el premio moneta-
rio estAn esperando. Ahora le co-
rresponde a los empleados dedicar
el tiempo y el esfuerzo para some-
ter sus ideas.

Aumentan Alquileres
A partir del period de pago
N9 4, que comienza el 12 de febre-
ro, el alquiler de casas para em-
pleados aumentarAn en un 5.7 por
De conformidad con la Circular
A-45 de la Oficina de Administra-
ci6n y Presupuesto (OMB), es nece-
sario hacer ajustes anuales en las
tarifas del alquiler de las viviendas,
con base en el Indice de Precios al
Consumidor del mes de septiembre
(CPI), que deben ser puestos en
vigor en febrero del siguiente afio.

Impact Ambiental
La Compania del Canal de Pa-
namA ha publicado la declaraci6n
final del impact ambiental sobre la
introducci6n de peces originarios
del Rio Amur, en China, las llama-
das carpas comedoras de past, en
aguas de la Zona del Canal a fin de
controlar las algas.
Las personas interesadas pueden
obtener una copia de la declaraci6n
en las oficinas del Director de In-
genieria y Construcci6n, Cuarto
320, Edificio de Administraci6n,
Balboa Heights.

Comunidad Apoya Programa de Donantes de Sangre

Enero ha sido designado el Mes
Nacional del Donante. RefiriBndose
a la ocasi6n, el Presidente Carter
coment6 que "No es possible satis-
facer nuestras necesidades s6lo con
donaciones durante el mes de ene-
ro. Pero durante el afio, debemos
estar conscientes de la existencia de
estas necesidades y responder a ellas
con generosidad y compasi6n".
Esto es verdad, especialmente aqui
en la Zona del Canal, donde la Ani-
ca fuente de sangre son las dona-
ciones hechas dia tras dia por miem-
bros de la comunidad. No hay una
fuente alterna en que los Bancos de
Sangre de los hospitals Gorgas y
Coco Solo puedan obtener sangre
prestada en caso de emergencia.
El banco del Hospital Gorgas usa
un promedio de 150 unidades, o
pintas, por mes, pero en una situa-
ci6n de emergencia una persona
puede necesitar entire 30 y 50 pin-
tas de sangre. Aproximadamente
75 por ciento de la sangre que se
recibe procede del personal military
estadounidense, particularmente del
Ej6rcito. S6lo sacan suficiente san-
gre cada semana para reponer lo
que se us6 la semana anterior, ya
que la sangre vence despu6s de
21 dias y tiene que ser desechada.
Los empleados del Banco de San-
gre mantienen una vigilancia estric-
ta sobre el inventario, y el mes pa-
sado el promedio de vencimiento
fue de s6lo 2 por ciento.
Excepto en casos cuando toda la
sangre o la sangre tipo Rh negative

es requerida, los Bancos de Sangre
hoy dia no se preocupan por obte-
ner tipo de sangre poco com6n. Las
viejas teorias del donante universal
estAn una vez mas en uso por vir-
tud del hecho de que el plasma
puede ser extraido de los dos tipos
de sangre mAs comunes, A y 0 po-
sitivo; y las c6lulas compactadas
pueden ser administradas a cual-
quiera sin peligro de que tengan
una reacci6n a causa de la trans-
Los donantes no pueden solicitar
que su sangre sea administrada a
determinado paciente, except en
caso de que una persona dona su
sangre de antemano para ser usada
durante su propia operaci6n.
Para ser donante, una persona
debe estar generalmente en buena
salud, tener entire 17 y 66 afios de
edad, pesar mAs de 110 libras, nun-
ca haber tenido hepatitis, y no ha-
her dado sangre durante las uilti-
mas 8 semanas. Los Bancos de San-
gre de los hospitals Gorgas y Coco
Solo estin abiertos de 7 a.m. a
4:30 p.m. todos los dias laborables,
y las 24 horas del dia en una emer-
Mientras recababa informaci6n
para este articulo, la reporter don6
1 pinta de sangre, y he aqui el
relato personal de su experiencia:
Primero, se pincha un dedo y se
toma una muestra de sangre para
el conteo de la hemoglobina, ase-
gurAndose asi de que el donante no
es anemico.

Despubs, el donante Ilena un for-
mulario, dando su nombre y lugar
de empleo y un breve historical m6-
dico que indique si ha tenido algu-
nas enfermedades recientemente o
si estA actualmente tomando medi-
cinas que impidan que done sangre.
Despubs, el donante descansa en
una c6rrioda silla reclinatoria en el
Banco de Sangre, mientras un tec-
nico de laboratorio toma su presi6n
y su temperature. Luego se le pide
al donante que apriete una bola de
caucho para que el t6cnico pueda
encontrar una buena vena de don-
de sacar la sangre. Cuando la en-
cuentra, limpia el Area varias veces
e introduce la aguja, la Anica mo-
lestia. Por medio de un tubo, la
sangre es llevada a una bolsa esteri-
lizada que tiene capacidad para
1 pinta y puede refrigerarse inme-
S61lo toma unos 5 minutes sacar
la sangre, y luego se ofrece al do-
nante una bebida, ya sea de jugo
de naranja, ginger ale, jugo de man-
zana o whiskey, mientras reposa
otros 10 minutes. Si el donante da
sangre durante la hora de almuerzo,
se le da un tiquete para que coma
gratis en la cafeteria del hospital.
El procedimiento complete toma
aproximadamente media hora y no
duele nada. Y segin las palabras
del Presidente Carter, "Una dona-
ci6n de sangre es una expresi6n de
interns incomparable por nuestros
pr6jimos y motivo de profunda sa-
tisfacci6n tanto para el donante
como para el que la recibe".

De todos los ayudantes de Santa Claus en la Zona del Canal durante las
festividades navidefias, pocos eran tan amables o serviciales que las vende-
doras de la secci6n "Card 'N Candle" en el Almac6n de Venta en Balboa.
Betsy Weeks, de pie, y Sara P. ChAvez vendieron papel de envolver, cintas,
tarjetas y velas. Avelina Hinds, tercer miembro del alegre trio, estaba
trabajando en otro turno cuando se tom6 esta foto.

Pagina 3


Enero 6, 1978



Lista de Vacantes y Traslados Para Empleados
Todo solicitante capacitado recibiri consideration para trabajo sin distincion de raza,
religion, color, nacionalidad, sexo, edad, partidarismo y afiliacidn political u otro factor no
meritorio. DeberB someterse una solicited por separado para cada uno de los empleos que
aparecen en la list. Los salaries indicados ser6n aumentados a los ciudadanos de los EE. UU.
por medio del diferencial apropiado.ademis del factor de impuesto cuando deba aplicarse.
El simbolo 1 indica que es necesario un examen escrito. El sfmbolo a indica que es una
posici6n de seguridad donde puede emplearse solamente a ciudadanos estadounidenses.

Ayudante Aparejador MG-5-------------- -------- $2.76
Ayudante Electricista MG-5 (Conocimiento de inglis)
(Se require saber nadar) ------ --- .._..$2.76
Ayudante MecAnico MG-5 (Conocimiento de inglis)
(Se require saber nadar) --------------___ $2.76
Ayudante Mecanico Tornero MG-5 (Conocimiento de ingles)
(Se require saber nadar) ----- ------- .._- $2.76
Ayudante MecAnico de Equipo para Acondicionadores
de Aire MG-5-------- --------------------$2.76
Ayudante Mecanico de Equipo M6vil Pesado MG-5
(Conocimiento de ingles) (Se require licencia para conducir)
(Primeras 40 horas)------------- ---------- $2.76
Almacenero MG-5 ---_-------------- $2.76
Arquitecto Naval-Embarcaciones Pequelias NM-11----.. $17,638.40
Auxiliar Bihliotecario(a) NM-3 --- ------- $6,011.20
Auxiliar de Enfermeria/Ayudante de Enfermeria-Psiquiatria NM-2/3


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Esclusas P




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Trans. Mot. P 1
Almacenes P 1
Industrial A 1
Biblioteca P 1

(Trabajo de turno)----------------- $5,699.20/$6,011.2. Z.C. Sal. Me
Bibliotecario(a) NM-11 ------------- --.$17,638.40 Biblioteca
Carpintero--Nutico MG-9 ---- -----------$5.09 Industrial
Electricista MG-10 (Conocimiento de inglis)
(Se require saber nadar)----- --------_---------$7.07 Esclusas
Enfermera/Enfermera Clinica NM-5/7
(Trabajo de turno)----_ _------$7,17600/$12,188.80 Salubridad
Forjador (Forjas Pesadas) MG-15----- ------- ------$8.35 Industrial
Funcionario Administrativo NM-11l ----- ---- $17,638.40 Salubridad
Guardia NM-4 (Conocimiento de inglis)
(Se require licencia para conducir) ------.. $6,572.80 Prot. del Can
Ingeniero General Supervisor NM-13. --- ------ $24,460.80 Industrial
Lubricador-Planta Flotante MG-8 (Conocimiento de ingles)
(Se require saber nadar) (Trabajo de turn) ----- $3.73 Cap. del Puer
Mecanico Tornero MG-10 (Intermitente)---- ----- $7.07 Industrial
Mecinico Tornero MG-10---- --------------$7.07 Industrial
Moldeador MG-10 ----------------- $7.07 Industrial .
Montador de Tuherla MG-10-- -------------- - -$7.07 Man. A. y Lab
Ohrero MG-3------------ ------------- $2.68 Serv. Com.
Obrero MG-3---------- ------------ ---- ---$2.68 Terminales
Oficinista de Presupuesto NM-5 ------ ---- $7,176.00 Biblioteca
Oficinista de Presupuesto NM-5----- ---------$7,176.00 Oper. de Tran
Oficinista Mecanggrafo(a) NM-41 (Conocimiento de inglis) $6,572.30 Serv. Adm.
Oficinista-Mecandgrafo(a) NM-31 (Bilingiie)- ----- $6,011.20 Oper. de Tran
Oficinista-Mecandgrafo(a) NM-2/31 -- --$5,699.20/$6,011.20 Hos. Coco Sol
Oficinista-Mecandgrafo(a) NM-41 ------- ---6,572.80 Industrial
Oficinista-Mecanografo(a) NM-31 (Bilingiie) ------ $6,011.20 CEO
Oficinista, N6minas NM-4--------------------$6,572.80 VP Fin.
Oficinista, Seccidn de N6minas NM-3--__-- .-- $6,011.20 Ingenieria
Operario de Equipo de Planta Generadora PB-7 ------- $7.48 Electricidad
Operario de Montacarga de Trinche MG-4-------- -----$2.71 Almacenes
Operario de Vehiculo a Motor MG-5 (Conocimiento de ingles)
(Se require licencia para conducir) ----- .--..$2.76 Trans. Motor
Operario de Vehiculo a Motor MG-6 (Con conocimiento de ingles)
(Se require licencia para conducir) (Primeras 40 horas) .-_$2.83 Trans. Motor
Operario de Vehiculo a Motor MG-7 (Conocimiento de inglds) -
(Se require licencia para conducir) (Primeras 40 horas)-.--$3.14 Trans. Motor
PrActico en Adiestramiento CP-2 (Conocimiento de inglis)
(Primeras 40 horas)-- ------------- -- -- $25,251.20 Oper. de Tran
Secretaria-Esten6grafa NM-4/5-------------$6,572.80/$7,176.00 VP Fin.
Soldador MG-10 (Intermitente) ------- ------$7.07 Industrial
Superintendent, Mantenimiento Ngutico MS-18 --- --- $12.46 Industrial
Trahajador, Aparejos MG-8___----------------------$3.73 Industrial
Trabajador de Mantenimiento MG-7_ -- ---- --- -- $3.14 Man. A. y Lab
Trabajador(a) en Telas MG-7/9--------- --------$3.14/$5.09 Indstrial
Trabajador Plomero MG-8------------- --- -- $3.73 Mant. A. y Lal

Bidlogo NM,7 (Experiencia on crfa y ciencia de peces)
(Que no exceda 1 ao)_------------ $12,188.80 Dragas
Cajero(a), AlmacBn de Ventas NM-2 (Tiempo parcial-no mis de
30 horas) (Que no exceda mas de 6 meses) --- --$4,908.80 Abastos
Especialista en Actividades Recreativas-Deportes NM-5
(Se require Certificado de Instructor de Seguridad Acuitica)
(Que no exceda mis de 1 aio)--------------------$7,176.00 S. Recrea
M6dico-Medicina General NM-13 (Intermitente)
(Que no exceda 1 aio)---------------- ----$30,056.00 Hos. Coc
Obrero MG-2 (Que no exceda 1 alo)------------------$2.66 Serv. Co
Obrero MG-3 (Primeras 40 horas)
(Que no exceda mas de 6 meses)---------------- $2.68 Abastos
Oficinista, Almacin do Ventas NM-1
(Tiempo parcial primeras 30 horas) (Que no exceda
mis de 6 meses)------------------------ ---------$5,512.00 Abastos
Oficinista de Clinica-Recepcionista NM-3
(Que no exceda 1 alo)------------------- -$6,011.20 Hos. Coc
Oficinista-Estendgrafo(a) NM-41 (Que no exceda 1 afio)- $6,577.80 VP Fin
Oficinista-Mecandgrafo(a) NM-31 (Que no exceda 4 meses) .$6,011.20 Ofc. del
Ing. y

Operario de Vehlculo Motor MG-5 (Conocimiento de ingles)
(Se require licencia para conducir) (Primeras 40 horas)
(Que no exceda mas de 7 meses)----- -----------$2.76 Trans. Mc
Primer Maquinista-Remolcador FE-14 (Conocimiento de ingl6s)
(Se require licencia de maquinista remolcador)
(Trabajo de turn) (Que no exceda 1 ao)------------- $9.96 Dragas
Soldador MG-10 (Conocimiento de ingles) (Se require saber nadar)
(Que no exceda 1 alo)--------- -----$7.07 Esclusas
Trabajador de Almachn MG-4 (Tiempo parcial que no exceda
mas de 30 horas) (Que no exceda mis de 6 meses) $2.71 Abastos

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Las solicitudes deberan presentarse al Ramo de Empleo y Colocacion de Personal, Edificio
366, Anc6n, o en el Edificio 1105, Cristobal, usando el Formulario 443, SOLICITUD PARA
TRASLADO, en un plazo no mayor de site (7) dias calendarios de la fecha de esta publica-
ci6n. Este plazo de 7 dfas esti sujeto a prorroga segin petici6n de la Divisi6n que estd
anunciando la vacant, a segin decision del Jefe del Ramo de Empleo y Colocaci6n de Per-
sonal. Los requisites pueden ser revisados en cualquiera de estas dos oficinas o en la
Biblioteca de la Zona del Canal. Pueden obtenerse mayors informes en el Ramo de
Colocaciones, teldfonos 52-3583, 52-7867 6 43-1288. Personas calificadas que tengan impe-
dimentos fisicos pueden Ilamar o visitar al Coordinador del Programa para la Colocaci6n de
Personas Impedidas a fin de ser asesoradas con respect a las vacantes que aparecen
arriba. La oficina del Coordinador esti situada en el Edificio 345, Sal6n 101, Anc6n, Zona del
Canal, teldfono 52-7570.

Los nombres de 68 empleados
del Canal de PanamA aparecen pu-
blicados en la segunda lista de los
que se jubilan este mes, expedida
por el ramo de Servicios a Emplea-
dos. Los nombres de los jubilados,
sus posiciones, lugares de trabajo y
el total de aiios de servicio con el
Gobierno de los Estados Unidos son
los siguientes:
Alejandro Acosta, obrero, Divisi6n de Servi-
cios Comunales, sector Pacifico, 31 alos
4 meses 7 dias.
Cirilo Alexander, capataz encuadernador, Di-
visi6n de Servicios Administrativos, sector
Pacifico: 37 aiios 1 mes 16 dias.
Erell C. Alexis, official correccional, Divisi6n
de Policia, sector Pacifico: 39 aios 9 me-
ses 27 dias.
Tombs Alfonso, guardia, Divisi6n de Protec-
ci6n del Canal; sector Pacifico: 36 anlos
29 dias.
Winston E. Alleyne, sargento, cuerpo de bom-
beros, Divisi6n' de Bomberos, sector Pacifi-
co: 24 aios 18 dias.
Olianda A. Alvarado, ayudante-transportes,
Division de Abasto, sector Pacifico: 34
aiios 17 dias.
Gerald Anderson, ayudante soldador, Divisi6n
de Esclusas, sector Pacifico: 37 alos
6 meses 8 dias.
Clemente Ara B., ayudante oficinista, Divi-
si6n de Policia, sector Pacifico: 36 aios
4 meses 11 dias.
William E. Baird, dentist, Hospital Gorgas,
sector Pacifico: 30 alos 3 meses 26 dias.
Thomas T. Behre, policia raso, Divisi6n de
Policia, sector Pacifico: 23 aios 5 meses
16 dias.
Charles E. Belden, contador, cuentas de ope-
raciones, Divisi6n de Contabilidad, sector
Pacifico: 40 abos 7 meses 13 dias.
Noel Belgrave, encargado del abastecimiento
de agua a buques en trinsito, Divisi6n de
Terminales, sector Pacifico: 42 aios 11 me-
ses 24 dias.
Octavio E. Benitez, lubricador, Divisi6n de
Dragado, sector Pacifico: 37 alos 11 me-
ses 5 dias.
George J. Booth, official encargado de seguri-

dad, Capitania del Puerto, sector Pacifico:
38 anos 3 meses 29 dias.
Alexander Boxswill, auxiliar, servicio de ad-
misi6n, Hospital Gorgas, sector Pacifico:
40 abos 11 meses 13 dias.
Sydney R. Cain, guardia, Divisi6n de Policia,
sector Pacifico: 30 aiios 5 meses 1 dia.
Ernesto Camacho, capataz obrero, Divisi6n de
Servicios Comunales, sector Pacifico: 26
aiios 2 dias.
Gertrude E. Cardona, carnicera, Divisi6n de
Abasto, sector Pacifico: 37 abos 2 meses
8 dias.
Evelyn R. Condon, funcionario de presupues-
tos y contaduria, Divisi6n de Terminales,
sector Atlantico: 34 ailos 8 meses 6 dias.
Culbert E. Daniel, operario de vehiculos a
motor, Divisi6n de Transporte a Motor, sec-
tor Pacifico: 38 abos 10 meses.
Jos6 De La Cruz De Le6n, obrero, Divisi6n de
Abasto, sector Pacifico: 35 alos 3 meses
27 dias.
Frances Enyart, instructor, curses de adies-
tramiento, Oficina de Adiestramiento y
Desarrollo Adrhinistrativo, sector Pacifico:
20 alos 4 meses 14 dias.
Harold L. Fairclough, oficinista, Division de
Dragado, sector Pacifico: 40 abos 9 meses
22 dias.
lames E. Farrell, lubricador, Divisi6n de Es-
clusas, sector Pacifico: 40 aios 4 meses
14 dias.
Higinio Franco, mozo de oficio-servicio de
comidas, Hospital Gorgas, sector Pacifico:
33 abios 6 meses 18 dias.
Bernardo Frio, lubricador, Divisi6n de Esclu-
sas, sector Pacifico: 39 aios 2 meses 29
Juan Garcia, operario de vehiculos a motor,
Division de Transporte a Motor, sector Pa-
cifico: 17 aios 3 meses.
Germin Conzilez, jardinero, Divisi6n de Servi-
cios Comunales, sector Pacifico: 19 aiios
8 meses 22 dias. *
Oscar S. Green, oficinista de abasto, Divisi6n
de Dragado, sector Pacifico: 41 abos 5 me-
ses 1 dia.
Samuel Hammond, carnicero, Divisi6n de
Abasto, sector Pacifico: 36 abios 8 meses
20 dias.
John M. Henry, oficinista, secci6n de n6mi-

Cadetes del ROTC (Batall6n Tigre) de la Escuela Secundaria de Crist6bal
reciben instrucci6n sobre el vehiculo blindado de transport de personal
en el 49 Batall6n, 104 Infanteria. De izquierda a derecha: Gary Wright,
Larry Hunt, Susan Sanschargrin, Eddy Hope, David Sorenson, Glenn
Brandl, Scott Brown, Mike Dietwieler y Sandra Smith. John Reduga
aparece en la escotilla del comandante.

Posicidn Designada para Movilidad Ascendente
Ayudante Electricista MG-5---- -------- - ..-$2.76 Electricidad P 2
Ayudante Electricista MG-5 (Conocimiento de ingl6s)
(Se require saber nadar)------- ------- ------------- $2.76 Esclusas P 1
Ayudante Electricista (Alto Voltaje) MG-5---- ---- $2.76 Electricidad A 1
Ayudante Mecanico (Conocimiento do ingl6s)
(Se require saber nadar)---- --------------_ $2.76 Esclusas P 1
Las posiciones designadas para el Programa de Movilidad Ascendente que aparecen en la
lista anterior, son permanentes y disponibles para los empleados que estin interesados en
adiestrarse como Principiantes. Para aspirar a estas posiciones los empleados deberan Ilenar
una Solicitud para el Programa de Movilidad Ascendente. Se han distribuido copies de dichos
formularios de solicitudes especiales a todos los funcionarios administrativos de las divisio-
nes. Los empleados del Sector Pacifico que hayan Ilenado esta solicitud deberin cerciorarse
que la misma sea recibida por el Coordinador del Programa de Movilidad Ascendente dentro
de un plazo de site (7) dias caiendarios a partir de la fecha on que se anunci6 la mismia.
Se podra obtener mayor informaci6n llamando al Coordinador del Programa de Movilidad
Ascendente al teldfono 52-7570.

nas, Divisi6n de Transporte a Motor, sec-
tor Pacifico: 36 alos 2 meses 11 dias.
Ivan L. Holford, forjador, equipo pesado, Divi-
si6n Industrial, sector Atlantico: 15 alos
11 meses 18 dias.
Adrian B. Howell, fot6grafo, Secci6n de Licen-
cias, sector Eacificor 36 abos 3 meses
23 dias.
Fermin L. Ibaliez, oficinista, secci6n de n6-
minas, Divisi6n de Transporte a Motor,
sector Pacifico: 36 aios 5 meses 15 dias.
Frederick A. Jordan, encargado de herramien-
tas y repuestos, Divisi6n de Transporte a
Motor, sector Pacifico: 38 aios 1 mes
22 dias.
Nugent B. Joseph, ayudante del supervisor,
veirficaci6n de carga, Divisi6n de Termi-
nales, sector Atlantico: 27 aiios 2 meses
7 dias.
Gilbert S. Kirkaldy, lubricador planta flotan-
te), *Capitania del Puerto, sector Pacifico:
39 abos 1 mes 11 das.
Gaspar C. Loredo, ayudante de enTermeria-
psiquiatria, Centro de Salud Mental, sec-
tor Pacifico: 36 alos 1 mes 7 dias.
Vivian N. Martin, ayudante del supervisor de
historiales midicos, Hospital Gorgas, sec-
tor Pacifico: 38 alios 2 meses 1 dia. -
Julia A. Martinez, sargento, cuerpo de bom-
beros, Divisi6n de Bomberos, sector Pacffi-
co: 27 aios 2 meses 26 dfas.
Eustace G. Mathews, carpintero (nautico), Di-
visi6n Industrial, sector Pacifico: 37 aiaos
7 meses 24 dias.
John R. McGlade, capataz general de mante-
nimiento, Division de Esclusas, sector Pa-
cifico: 36 aios 22 dias.
Frank P. McLaughlin, Jr., operario de la plan-
ta potabilizadora, Divisi6n de rMantenimien-
to, sector Pacifico: 34 afios 6 meses
5 dias.
Cecilio Moreno, ayudante del mecanico tor-
nero, Divisi6n de Esclusas, sector Pacifi-
co: 35 aios 4 meses 28 dias.
Thomas Morrell, guardia (correccional), Divi-
si6n de Policia, sector Pacifico: 40 aiaos
11 meses 12 dias.
John H. Morrisoi, mecdnico tornero-n6utico,
Division Industrial, sector Pacifico: 31
aflos 4 meses 29 dias.
Cristdbal Murillo, lubricador planta flotante),
Capitania del Puerto, sector Pacifico: 37
aiios 10 meses 7 dias. ..
Magin L. Navarrete, primer capataz, Divisi6n
de Esclusas, sector Pacifico: 36 alos 10
meses 27 dias.
Sebastian F. Navarro,' oficinista, trdfico mari-
timo, Divisi6n de Operaciones de Transito,
sector Pacifica: 36 alos 5 meses 28 dias.
Valentin Navarro, cocinero, Hospital Gorgas,
sector Pacifico: 34 alos 6 meses 13 dias.
Carlos E. Ortega, mariners de barco de gria,
Division de Dragado, sector Pacifico: 35
aiios 1 mes 18 d(as.
Leslie A. Panther, ayudante de enfermeria,
Hospital Gorgas, sector Pacifico: 37 alos
4 meses 17 dias.
Rogelio Piliate, operario de lancha a motor,
Capitania del Puerto, sector Pacifico: 33
aiios 5 meses 24 dfas.
Emily J. Price, bibliotecaria, Biblioteca de
la Zona del Canal, sector Pacifico: 27 afios
5 meses 19 dias.
Silverio Quifiones, mariners, Divisi6n de Dra-
gado, sector Pacifico: 31 alos 2 meses 15
Edward S. Reynolds, Jr., capataz de operacio-
nes de esclusas (maestre de esclusas de
mis antigiiedad), Divisi6n de Esclusas, sec-
tor Pacifico: 37 alos 4 meses 1 dia.
Evelyn R. Reynolds, supervisor, sistema de
n6minas, Divisi6n de Contabilidad, sector
Pacifico: 26 alos 11 meses 8 dfas.
TomiAs Ruiz, guardia, Divisi6n de Protecci6n
del Canal, sector Pacifico: 32 alos- 3 me-
ses 24 dias.
Luis Sampris, obrero, Hospital Gorgas, sector
Pacifico: 36 alos 11 meses 25 dias.
Angel M. Sanchez, botero, Divisi6n de Esclu-
sas, sector Pacifico: 38 alos 2 meses
14 dfas.
Pablo Santamaria, operario de vehiculos a
motor, Divisi6n de Transporte a Motor,
sector Paclfico: 33 alos 7 meses 8 dfas.
Melvin V. Smith, operario de vehiculos a mo-
tor, Divisi6n de Transporte a Motor, sec-
tor Paclfico: 33 alos 10 meses 19 dias.
Wilfred A. Smith, pintor, Divisi6n de Esclu-
sas, sector Atlantico: 23 afios 3 meses
26 dlas.
John H. Stevens, especialista supervisor de
administraci6n de inventario, Divisi6n de
Almacenaje, sector Pacifico: 38 alios 1 mes
17 dfas.
Clyde E. Thomas, ticnico, curses de adies-
tramiento (correccional), Divisi6n de Poli-
cia, sector Pacffico: 39 aios 7 meses 5
Rudolph A. Thompson, estibador, Divisi6n de
Terminales, sector Atlntico: 29 aios.
Filix Toppin, aparejador, Divisi6n Industrial,
sector Pacffico: 30 alos.
Absaldn Torres, obrero, Divisi6n de Abasto,
sector Paclfico: 36 aiios 1 mes 5 dlas.
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