Group Title: Panama Canal spillway : el Canal de Panamá spillway
Title: The Panama Canal spillway =
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 Material Information
Title: The Panama Canal spillway = el Canal de Panamá spillway
Alternate Title: Spillway
Canal de Panamá Spillway
Spillway del Canal de Panamá
Physical Description: 37 v. : ill. ; 43 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Canal Zone
Canal Zone
Panama Canal Company
United States -- Panama Canal Commission
United States
Publisher: Panama Canal
Place of Publication: Balboa Hights C.Z
Balboa Hights, C.Z
Publication Date: August 4, 1978
Frequency: biweekly[jan. 6, 1984-1999]
weekly[ former -dec. 23, 1983]
biweekly
regular
 Subjects
Subjects / Keywords: Periodicals -- Canal Zone   ( lcsh )
Periodicals -- Panama Canal (Panama)   ( lcsh )
Genre: federal government publication   ( marcgt )
periodical   ( marcgt )
 Notes
Language: Text in English and Spanish; Spanish text inverted.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 1, no. 33 (Feb. 1, 1963)-Vol. 37, no. 26 (Dec. 30, 1999).
Issuing Body: Issued by: Government of the Canal Zone <June 24, 1966-June 13 1969>; by the Panama Canal Company, <Aug. 13, 1976>-Sept. 14, 1979; by the Panama Canal Commission, Sept. 20, 1979-Dec. 1999.
General Note: "Official Panama Canal publication."
General Note: Imprint varies: Balboa Hights, <1966-1978>; Miami, Fla., <1979-1982>; Balboa Heights, Pan. <1983>-1999.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 5, no. 1 (June 24, 1966); title from caption.
General Note: Vols. for 1994-1995 distributed to depository libraries in microfiche.
General Note: Special "80th anniversary supplement" issue published on Aug. 12, 1994.
General Note: Special ed. for 65th anniversary of the Panama Canal issued at end of Oct. 1979, is also a joint issue with: The News: authorized unofficial publication of the U.S. Armed Forces, Quarry Heights, Panama, and includes the text of the Panama Canal Act.
 Record Information
Bibliographic ID: UF00094771
Volume ID: VID01178
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
 Related Items
Preceded by: Spillway
Succeeded by: Faro (Balboa, Panama)

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- More Than63Yearsof Service toWorld Commerce

T he Panama Canal S pill way
Vol. XVI, No. 50 Friday, August 4, 1978


The honored guest last month at the Balboa High School reunion of
classes 1950-55 held on the Isthmus was Harold "Zip" Zierten, left, who
met Gov. H. R. Parfitt during his stay. Zierten, now retired and living
in Florida, was at one time a teacher, boy's guidance counselor, and
assistant principal of BHS during the years 1929 to 1959. He was
accompanied to the well-attended reunion by his wife Emma.


- New Vehicle and Boat Display Area


A new site in the Balboa In-
dustrial Area replaces Morgan's
Gardens as the Canal.Zone Ve-
hicle and Boat Display Area. The
site is located just off Pier Street
across from Building 78 (Compa-
gia Petrolera Chevron and the Pan-
ama Canal Furniture Pool), in the
old "Pub" area.
Beginning tomorrow, vehicles or
boats may no longer be displayed
at Morgan's Gardens. Regulations
governing use of the area will be
posted as follows:
Use of this area is restricted to
owners of private vehicles and
boats in operating condition, with
current Canal Zone registration
and license plate, or Republic of
Panama 10 prefix license plate,
with the corresponding inspection
sticker. -
Use of area for display of ve-
hicles and boats is at owner's own


risk. The Panama Canal Company-
Canal Zone Government assumes
no liability for damage, loss or
theft of property displayed in this
area.
Seller's name, phone number
and the date and time the vehicle
or boat was placed in the area
must be displayed on a poster
attached in the inside of the ve-
hicle or boat. The poster shall not
exceed 2 square feet in area, and
may contain other sales informa-
tion. No other posters or signs
shall be displayed.
Vehicles may be displayed for
a period not to exceed 7 consecu-
tive days at any time. Any ve-
hicle remaining beyond a 7-day
period will be considered as aban-
doned and will be impounded by
the Canal Zone Police. Unauthor-
ized vehicles will also be im-
pounded.


Ronald Bruce Hirschl, a sopho-
more pre-med student at the Uni-
versity of Michigan, has received
a $2,000 grant from the Univer-
sity's medical school to do neuro-
logical research.
Last summer, Hirschl served as
a voluntary research assistant to
Dr. Earl R. Feringa of the Neurol-
ogy staff at the University of Mich-
igan Medical Center doing neuro-
logical research in rat spinal cord
regeneration. The grant he has re-
ceived will allow him to continue
independent research in this .area
to find out if the spinal cord regen-
erates itself and, if so, how this
is accomplished. The practical ap-
plication of this would be of great
benefit to accident victims with
spinal injuries,
Hirschl, a 1976 graduate from
Balboa High School, was president
of the National Honor Society,
class treasurer and was voted the
outstanding male student of the
graduating class. He also served as


What a better way to get acquainted with the Canal they can see a part of the scenery from the window
Zone than by starting with the panoramic views of behind them in his office at Balboa Heights. Judge
the Isthmus in the recent issue of the Panama Canal McFarland, who was appointed U.S. District Judge for
Review. Gov. H. R. Parfitt gestures to indicate to the Canal Zone and will assume his new duties Sep..
Judge Robert McFarland and his wife Susan that member 15, was on an orientation tour of the Isthmus.


G(ft of the Panama Canal Museum


Message from the Governor
MEMORANDUM TO ALL EMPLOYEEs:
Several weeks ago I wrote a memorandum to the senior manage-
ment opicials of the Canal organization about the heavy backlog
of ships and the increase in their waiting time in Canal Zone waters.
I described the situation as the greatest operational challenge in
recent years. I did so not in any sense of criticism, but rather in
the interest of highlighting the seriousness of the problem and
mobilizing the total resources of the Canal organization toward its
resolution. I was well aware of the tremendous egorts of the entire
Marine Bureau, particularly our pilots, lock crews, linehandlers, tug
and launch crews, and marine tragic control personnel, all of whom
were working extended shifts in order to cope with the situation.
They needed and deserved a word of encouragement and all the
assistance that could be provided.
The response to the challenge can only be described as magnifi-
cent. As of several days ago, the backlog was reduced to normal
and average Canal Zone waters time. was restored to our high
standard. Once again the employee force had displayed the talent,
resourcefulness and epiciency for which the Panama Canal is well
known. This is the kind of performance world shipping has come
to expect and has enjoyed since the Canal was opened.
The backlog of ships began to develop in March of this year,
increasing in numbers and reaching a peak early in July. Many
factors contributed to this but the basic root cause was the. singifi-
cant increase in shipping through the Canal. This fiscal year
throsigh February the daily average of oceangoing ships was 32.8.
In stark contrast the average since March has been 36.9, an in-
crease of over 4 ships per day. Even more significant has been the
increase in the average size of ships which is reflected by the
Panama Canal net tonnage moving through the Canal. These
statistics are: average daily through February-388,488; and since
March a daily average of 464,634, an increase of over 75,000 tons
per day.
Such a sharp increase in workload (about 20 percent) was certain
to cause temporary problems. Indeed, if sustained we may con-
time to have periodic problems until additional resources are
obtained to meet the workload. Eforts are already underway in
this regard. Some long lead-time procurement items, such as loco-
motives, were placed on order over a year ago. Pilots and others
in critical skill areas are and will continue to be recruited in
increasing numbers. The timely allocation of resources to match
workload will continue to be a matter for priority attention of
management to insure epiciency and economy of Canal operations.
There should remain only the pleasant task of complimentine
those who accomplished this remarkable feat. Unfortunately, there
are those who choose to criticize irresponsibly without knowing
or asking about the facts. Unfounded and unsupported charges of
slow-downs and sabotage have been levied against .the very people
in the Canal to whom everyone owes a great debt of gratitude
I ask that you not be disheartened. I know and appreciate w at
you have done and are doing. No words or headlines can take awan
your accomplishments. Only you can do that. I am confident that
your tremendous pride in the record of Canal performance, a
record that you amassed, will continue to motivate you and insure
the continued efficiency of the waterway.
Finally. I went to extend a speciaEand sincere thanks to all those
who are carrying the heaviest burden in the movement of ships
through the Canal. I am cognizant of and appreciative of the heavu
workload and the wilFneness of those in the Canal to give that
extra effort which is the difference between mediocrity and ex-
cellence. The cooperation of all during this period of pressure and
tension is particularly heartwarming.
/^
H. R. PARFITT,
Governor.


Limit on Amount

OF Money Orders

6085 1/p to $300
The limit on Canal Zone postal
money orders will be increased .
from $100 to $300 effective Au-
gust 14. Beginning on that day,
the current card money orders will
be replaced by a check-type money
order form similar to that used by
the United States Postal Service.
The changes will result in a faster
and more efficient issuing of money
orders in Canal Zone post offices.
The current $100 limit on carci
money orders means that patrons
desiring $300 worth of money
orders must, under the present
system, purchase three rizoney
orders and pay the $1.10 fee for
each one. Under the-new system,
patrons who purchase a $300
money order will pay only one fee
of $1.10.
Except for the savings allowed
by the increased limit on money
Orders, fees for Canal Zone money
orders will remain the same. They
are.

$0.01 to $10.0(L $0.55
.$10.01to $50.00__ _____ $0.80
$50.01 to $300.00 $1.10


.The check-style money order
wdl provide customers with a re-
ceipt..Both the money order and
the receipt should be completed
promptly upon issuance and the
receipt kept in case the money
order is lost. The receipt must be
presented if inquiries are made
later.

Money orders purchased in the
Canal Zone will be valid in the
United States, its territories and
possessions, in Canada, and in
certain islands in the Caribbean.
A purchaser should tell the money
order clerk where payment is to
be made so that the payee will not
experience delay or difficulty in
cashing the money order.


Hirschl Receives Grant /or Medical Research


Ronald Bruce Hirschl
a member of the crew on the
Aptakisic's Bicentennial voyage to
the states.
His parents, Dr. and Mrs. Daniel
Hirschl, reside in Balboa Heights.
Dr. Hirschl is a pediatrician in
Corgas Hospital and Mrs. Hirschl
teaches at Curundu Junior High
School.





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THE PANAMA CANAL SriLLWAY


CANAL ZONE GOVERNMENT-PANAMA CANAL COMPANY
PERSONNEL BUREAU
,
In-Service Employee Transfer-


Vacancy Bulletin

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for appointment without regard to race,
religion, color, national origin, sex, age, partisan political affiliation, or any other non-
merit factor. A separate application must be submitted for each job listed. The base
rates shown will be increased for U.S. citizens by appropriate differential plus a tax factor
where applicable. I Indicates-written test requirement..# Signifies a security position to be
filled only by a U.S. citizen.
Bureau to-. va-
or ca- can-
PERMANENT POSITIONS Base Rate Division tion cies


(Schedule subject to change without notice. Indicates black and white program.)
Weekend program schedules are subject to change should a live sports event become available.


FRIDAY,
AUGUST 4
3:00-Sign-On News
3:05-Sesame Street
4:05-Wally's Workshop
4:25-Lucky Jim
4:50-General Hospital
5:35-Hollywood Squares
6:00-Evening Report
6:30-ABC News Close-Up
"Youth Terror"
7:20-One Step Beyond*
7:45-Newshreak/Special:

sx coM( e t
The Baron)
9:35-Bewitched

0 FMooc on Today
"Oracula's Castle"
11;45-Late News Headlines

SATURDAY,
AUGUST 5

1 --Sign-On News
Adventure Hour
10:45-Bozo
11:25-Dynomutt
11:50-My Three Sons
--Range Rhleory e.

"Pardon Us".
1:25-Golf Tips of the Day
1:50-water World
2:10-Sports Show
3:05-Big Fights of the
Century (Series ends)
3:25-Big Valley
4:20-Wackiest Ship in
the Army
5:10-Hawks
6:00-Evening Report
6:10-Wolfman Jiick
6:35-McLean Stevenson
Show
7:10-Barney Miller
7:30-Sherlock Holmess
7:!i5-Hawkins(Adult)
9:10-DoublekFe urand "The

Terrible People"
17:55-Late News Headlines

SUNDAY
AUGUST 6
12:05-Sign-On News
12:10-Christopher Close-Up


12:40-Sacred Heart
12:50-This Is the Life
1:20-Withit
1:50-Matinee Movie:
"Ruthless"o
3:20-NFL Team Highlights
3:45-Adam's Rib
4:10-Ethics in America
4:40-Wildlife in Crisis
5:05-Information Special:
"Indian Summer"
5:30-Washington Week in
Review

oig nR iver
6:35-Texas Wheolors
7:00-Medical Center

Da7aNtta Tmnea
9:10-T.H.E Cat
9:40-Movie: "Under
Capricorn,,
11:25-Evil Touch
12:00-Late News Headlines

AlONDAY,
AUGUST 7
2:55-Sign-On News
3:00-Sesame Street
3:55-Firehouse

rBI7o ital (Adult)
5:35-Bob Newhart a
6:00-Evening Report
6:30-call of the West
6:55-1 Spy
7:50-Qu6 Pasa?
7:55-Newsbreak/Major
League Baseball:
San Francisco vs.
Pittsburg
10:00-Focus on Today
10:40-Movie: "Pursued"*
12:20-Late News Headlines

TUESDAY,
AUGUST 8
2:40-Sign-On News
2:50-ElectricCompany

:5 al I
(Adult)
5:35-Truth or Consequences

I oRe u res
6:50-Hee Haw
7:50-AII in the Familyo
8:15-Qud Pasa?


8:20-News break/
Bronk (Adult)
9:20--Twenty/Twenty
10:00--Focus on Today
10:15-Movie: "Play it
Cool"'
11:35-Late News Headlines

WEDNESDAY,
AUGUST 9

so Nt et
4:00-Dusty's Treehouse
4:25-Room 222
4:50-General Hospital

5:35-$20,000 Pyramid .
6:00-The Evening Report
6:25-Young Lawyers
7:20-Here Comes the Future
7:45-Qu6 Pasa?
7:50-Newsbreak/Muppets

8:15-V ice y 8 a
"Love From A to Z"

1 Champion
10:15-Movie-
"The Losers,,
11:40-Late News Headlines

THURSDAY,
AUGUST 10
3:00-Sign-On News
3:05-Electric Company
3:35-Partridge Familys
4:00-ThrilIseekers
4:25-Sandford & Son*
4:50-General Hospital
(Adult) .
5:35-Body Buddies (Repeat)
6:00-Evening Report
6:25-The President in
Berlin: "A Town
Meeting" (Preempts
Iron Horse)
7:25-Second City
(Series(starts)

wsPilarseaak/Arthur
8:20-Best of Groucho
8:45-Shaft (Adult)

10:00-F sneTNodd y
10:15-Silent Force
10:40-The Tonight Show
11:50-Late News Headlines


.
Administrative Services Assistant NM-5/7 (Experience in
budget and personnel is required) $7,176.00/$12,188.80 Storehouses
Animal caretaker MG-5 . .. .$2.76 Vet. Med.
Boarding Inspector NM-6/10 (Shift w6rk and
swimming ability required) $11,003.20/$16,140.80 Adm. Office
Clerical Assistant (Typing) NM-5 $7,176.00 Gorgas Hos.
Clerk-Stenographer NM-4/519 $6,572.80/$7,176.00 Police
(Bilingual) cl ical

Crane Operator MG-11 (Knowledge of English and
swimming ability required) $7.33 Locks


P 1
A 1


A 3
P 1
A 1

A 1


Freight Rate Assistant NM-6
Laborer MG-3 ___.___ __ _
Machinist MG-10 (Knowledge of Engl sh and
swimming ability required)
Medical Laboratory Aid NM-2

M olitificer NOMilst3etrics and
Nurse/clinical Nurse NM-7/9
(Shift work required) .
Pest controller MG-4 __
Pilot-in-Training CP-2 (First 40 hours)
(Fluency in English required)
Rates Analyst NM-9/11
Rigger MG-10 (Knowledge of English and
swimming ability required) -
Shorthand Reporter NM-6/81
Staffing Clerk (Typing) NM-41
Supply Clerk (Typing) NM-3
Telephone Mechanic MG-10
Telephone Mechanic MG-11
Tractor Operator MG-4
Welder Helper MG-5 (Knowledge of English a
swimming ability required)


11003.20 Storehouses
$2.68 Com. Serv.


$7.07
$5,699.20

$30,056.00/$32,344.00


Coco Solo Hos.

Gorgas Hos.


$12,188. 0/$14,747.20 Health A-P
____$2.71 Sanita'tion A

$25,251.20 Transit Oper. A
$14,747.20/$17,638.40 0. Fin. VP P


$7.07
$11,003.20/$13,436.80
$6,572.80
$65011.20
$7.07
$7.33
$2.71


Locks
B. Local Ins.
Personnel
Locks
Electrical
Electrical
Com. Serv.


$2.76 Locks


P 1


TEMPORARY POSITIONS
Cargo Checker NM-3 (First 40 hours)
(Shift work required) (NTE 1 year) $6,011.20 Terminals
Clerk NM-3 (Bilingual) (NTE 1 year) $6,011.20 Maintenan
Clerk-Typist NM-31 (NTE 1 year) __ $6,011.20 Maintenan
Firefighter (Structural) FF-01 (Knowledge of English and

Fir r ( ie d)requi d)(K edg-30 9)E s a $8,585.72 Fire
driver's license required) (NTE 9-30-79) $8,575.72 Fire
Furniture Repairman MG-7 (NTE 1 year). $3.14 Com. Serv
Janitor MG-2 (NTE 1 year)._ __ $2.66 Supply
Janitor MG-2 (Part-Time NTE 30 hours) (NTE 1 year) $2.66 Supply
Laborer MG-1 (Part-Time, minimum 40 hours, maximum
60 hours) (NTE 1 year)---- _____---- .. $2.65 Supply
Laborer MG-3 (First 40 hours) (NTE 1 year) $2.68 Terminals
Laborer MG-2 (Part-Time, minimum 40 hours,
maximum 60 hours) (NTE 1 year) $2.66 Supply
Medical Officer (Ceneral Practice) NM-12/13
(Intermittent) (NTE 1 year) $12 72/$14.45 Coco Solo
Sales Store Checker NM-2 (NTE 1 year) __ $5,699.20 Supply
Sales Store Checker NM-2 (Part-Time NTE 30 hours)

sa eTEstore ecker NM-2 (Part-Time, minimum 40 hours $5,699.20 Supply
maximum 60 hours) (NTE 1 year) __ $5,699.20 Supply
Sign Painter MG-9 (NTE 1 year) $5.09 Slipply
Store Worker MG-2 (Part-Time NTE 30 hours)
(NTE 1 year) $2.66 Supply

Stmraexi 0 r Part-Time, minimum 40 $2.66 Supply
Store Worker MG-4 (Part-Time, minimum 40 hours,
maximum 60 hours) (NTE 1 year) $2.71 Supply


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BALBOA (Air-Conditioned)
Fri., 6:15, 8:05-Absent Minded Professor (0)
Friday Owl Show, 10:00-Beach Red (PG)
Sat. Jr. Mat., 10:00 a.m.-TheiPaper Lion (0)
Sun. Jr. Mat., 12:30-The Train Robbers

Sat n ):30, 6:15, 8:20-Mon., 6:15,
8:20-0utlaw Blues (SIT) (PG)
Tues., 6:15, 8:05-Adventures of Sherlock

Wellolmels5Sam0rter B(sotthorof%)IlaPr7(PG)
Thurs., 6:15, 8:05---Mother, Jugs and
Speed (SIT)(PG)
GAMBOA*
Fri.-One of Our Dinosaurs is Missing (G)
Friday Owl Show,9:30-The Honkers (PG)
Sat. Jr. Mat., 6:15-The Last Escape (G)
Sat., 8:15-How To Succeed in Business
Without Really Trying (G)
Sun.-Semi-Tough (SIT) (R)
Tues.-White Buifalo (PG)
Wed.-The Great Escape (G)
PARAISO*
Sun.-White Buffalo (PG)
Mon ---The Great Escape (G)
Wed.-Semi-Tough (SIT) (R)
COCO SOLO (Air-Conditioned)

iday IR E1x0p:r0 Your
Pocket (PG)
Sat. Jr. Mat., 2:00-Crosspiot (G)
Sun. Jr. Mat., 2:00-Sabata (PG)
Sat.-Sun.-Mon.,7:30-IWill,1Will..
For Now (SIT) (R)
Tues., 7:30-Bring Me the Head of
Alfredo Garcia (R)
Wed., 7:30-Live and Let Die (PG)
Thurs., 7:30-Bator (PG)


MARGARITA.
Fri.-Superstar Goofy (0)
Friday Owl Show, 9:30-The Hornet's Nest (PG)
Sat. Jr. Mat., 2:00-The Magic Sword (G)
Sat.-Return of a Man Called Horse (SIT) (PG)

SunMountNlat.,S2e00--Escape to Witch
Sun.-Mon.-Smokey and the Bandit (SIT) (PG)
Tues.-Stay Hungry (R)
RAINBOW CITY*
(Air-Conditioned)
Sun.-Gator(PG)
Mon.-Live and Let Die (PG)
Tues.-Wed.-I Will, I Will . For Now
(SIT) (R)
Thurs.-Bring Me the Head of Alfredo
Garcia (R)
,
GATUN MINITHEATER
(Air-Conditioned)
Fri.-Northern Pursuit (0)
Sat. Jr. Mat., 2:00-Highway West and
Navy Blues (0)
Sat.-The Great Lie (PG)
Sun. Jr. Mat., 2:00-Always Leave Them
Laughing (G)
Sun,-Rhapsody in Blue (G)
*AII night shows begin at 7:00 except as
shown. All shows are post meridiom time
except as shown. Program subject to change.
FILM SUITABILITY GUIDE: (G) All ages ad-
mitted. General audience. (PG) Parental
guidance suggested, some material may
not be suited for preteenagers. (R) Re-
stricted. Persons under 17 not admitted
unless accompanied by parent or legal
guardian. (X) Persons under 17 not ad-
mitted. (SIT) Indicates Spanish titles.
(BWFAlf in color unless !isted.


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. Qualifications 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 handicapped 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 Coordinators office is located in Building 345, Room 101, Ancon, C.Z. telephone 52-7570.

,
Upward Mobility Target Positions


Fuel Distribution System Worker MG-6
(Swimming ability required)
Welder Helper MG-5 (Knowledge of English and
swimming ability required)


$2.83 Mar. Bunk. A-P 2-1

$2.76 Locks P 1


The Upward Mobility target positions listed above are 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 M6bility Program Coordinator in Building 345, Ancon, or P.O. Box 2012, Balboa
Heights. Atlantic side employees may deliver or mail applications to the Cristobal Per-
sonnel Office Building 1105, Cristobal or P.O. Box 5051, Cristobal. For further information,
call the Coordinator, at 52-7570.


Aug( S 1978


There so Right Way

To Telephone for Help

In Case of Emergency

A candy factory employee falls
into .a vat of hot chocolate. and.
,,
yells: Fire
After he's saved, one of his res-
eners asks: "Why did you yell
'Fire'?,,
flis reply: Would you have come
if I yelled 'Chocolate'?"
That joke (courtesy of the Smo-
thers Brothers) proves there's an art
t all for heoc ing Ip.
Do you really know how to make
an emergency phone call? A lot of
people clon't-no joke!
In an emergency you obviously
waste precious time fumbling
through a telephone directory. So
. lie prepared by posting these num-
liers near your phone.
Fire division; police division;
local poisozi control center; hospital;
ambulance service; taxi company;
tmd one or more reliable neighbors.
When you make an emergency
phone call, here are five points yott
should cover clearly and quickly:
Tell where it happened. Give the
building number, the name of the
street and, if you live in an apart-
nient, the floor and number of your
apartment.
Then repeat them. A brief de
scription of the house or apartment
building will also be helpful, es-
Ily at ht
pecia nig .
Tell what has happened. Isyour
. home on fire? Is someone bleeding
badly? Has someone had a heart
attack? Has someone accidentally
swallowed a poison or drug over-
close?
, Tell who you are. That's im-
portant when the emergency isn't
obvious from the outside, especially
if a multifamily dwelling is in-
volved. A neighbor, asked for di-
rections, will be more likely to
recognize your name than your
house number-
Tell what kind of help is needed.
Explain what kind of equipment
you think will be necessary.
A lot to remember? No-it takes
about 10 seconds.
After you cover those important
points, don't hang up immediately.
Give the person you're talking to
a chance to ask questions.
What if it's at night and the
lights won't work?
All you have to do is dial "O" for
"Operator." Just feel for the finger
hole right below the finger-stop,
then pull the dial all the way
around in the usual manner. (Smart
idea: practice with your eyes
closed.)


Summertime Marineef

ra & 88 OB, OCO Solo

Did you know that Balboa and
Coco Solo theaters are offering a
summertime matinee each week
through August 25? The G-rated
films are shown at 2 p.m. on
Wednesday at Balboa and on Fri-
days at Coco Solo. Admission is
40 cents for children and 75 cents
for adults. Children under 6 are
admitted free of charge.
The schedule for the rest of
this month is as follows:
Balboa, August 9,and Coco Solo,
August 11-True Grit
Balboa, August 16 and Coco Solo,
August 18-Yours, Mine and
Ours
Balboa, August 23 and Coco Solo,
August 25-Jack the Giant Killer


Beginning Friday, August 4, 1978





Steve Fetherston, outstanding swimmer of the year on the Atlantic sid
was the recipient of the Grieser Award at the annual Division of Scho
Fourth of July Swim Meet held.at the Gaturi Pool. Presentation of t
award was by George Gercich, principal, Coco Solo and Margar
schools and Louise D. Raisson, supervisor of the Gatun Pool. Steve
the son of Capt. (ret.) and Mrs. Edward Fetherston of Margarita.



C.Z. College OHers Speed Readin


THE PANAMA CANAL SPILLWAY


August 4, 1978


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tours to the United States and
South America, traveling over
100,000 miles in the interest of
Canal Zone swimming. In the
troupe were the world's fastest
child swimmers.
At least two members of the
Governor's Staff, William De La
Mater and Hugh A. Norris, and
Theodore L. Bailey, manager, Tow-
boat Operations on the Atlantic
side, and others in Canal service
today were stars of the troupe.,
They made headlines in news-
papers of the day and thousands
cheered them wherever they ap-
peared. The troupe was once fea-
tured in a motion picture.
He also organized swimming ac-
tivities among the men and women
of the community and Balboa High
School students had a regular
schedule for their classes at the
Balboa pool. For years colleges
and universities in the United
States were proud to have swim-
mers who had been taught their
first strokes by Mr. Grieser. Among
those who starred at the various
colleges were Alan Ford, who set
a world record for the 100-yd free
style and was the world's fastest
swimmer at that time; Eddie
Wood; Billy Zemer; Henry Brewer-
ton; George Haldeman; and the
"world's fastest swimming twins"
Mack and Jack Walbridge. Among
the Olympic swimmers that he
trained were Alma Mann, who
starred in the 1924 Olympics;
Adelaide Lambert, 1928 Olympics;


and Josephine McKim, 1924, 1928
and 1932 Olympics.
Mr. Grieser also took an interest
in the aquatic treatment of polio
and arthritis and in teaching swim-
ming to the blind.
In addition to the many recogni-
tions he received in the Canal
Zone and neighboring countries,
Mr. Grieser was featured in News-
week Magazine and other publica-
tions in the United States and, in
1946, was awarded the Gold
Medal of Merit by the Republic
of Panama for 25 years of coopera-
tion and goodwill in the field of
sports.
After he retired, Mr. Grieser
moved to Ann Arbor, Mich. where
he was a swimming advisor for
several years. Later he went to live
in Ireland where he died a few
years ago.
Today's recipients of the Grieser
Award may not know its history;
being aware of the notable feats
and heritage behind the award will
give it more meaning. Others may
be inspired.

CZC Registration

Registration for the Fall semester
at Canal Zone College continues
daily. The College office is open
weekday s during regulate duty
hours, while the Registrar is avail-
able from 1:30 to 9:30 p.m. to
counsel students and approve reg-
istration materials.
Fall classes will begin Monday,
August 14. For the third consecu-
tive year the College will operate
on an early semester plan, be-
ginning classes 2 weeks earlier
than the rest of the school sys-
tem so that the Fall semester is
completed before the Christmas
holidays.
Tuition rates for the coming
year remain the same as last year
except for a slight .decrease in
rate for non-sponsored, full-time
students. Tuition for a full-time,
sponsored student is $240 per se-
mester and for the full-time, non-
sponsored student, $1,120 per se-
mester. For part-time students,
tuition is $25 per credit for those
eligible for the low rate and $65
per credit for others.


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Foi- the benefit .of Srn.LwAY
readers who may not know about
Henry J. Crieser and the Grieser
Award to the outstanding swimmer
of the year, Mr. Grieser was the
swimming and diving coach in the
Canal Zone who trained some of
the outstanding aquatic stars of
two generations. He gave the Canal
Zone a new dimension of fame by
devoting more than 30 years of his
life to teaching children in the
Canal Zone and Panama to swim
expertly, sending many of them to
the Olympics and to other inter-
national competitions.
He was a native of Steinway,
N.Y. and came to the Canal Zone
in 1917, employed as a physical
training instructor in the Depart-
ment of Education and soon after
became nationally known as the
Canal Zone's famous swimming
- coach. Through the years, his con-
tributions to the happiness and
well-being of both children and
adults of his time so greatly en-
deared him to the community that
when he retired on, April 24,
1949, he was given the highest
tribute ever received by a retiring
employee. For the first time, the
Governor presented a retirement
certificate at a public gathering
and that day was designated
"Coach and Mrs. Grieser Honor
Day."
Shortly after Mr. Grieser arrived
on the Isthmus, he organized the
Red, White and Blue Troupe
which later went on exhibition


Seven sections of the course in
developmental speed reading will
}>e offered by the Canal Zone Col-
lege during the coming fall se-
mester. *
The course (College Reading:
ED 140) was initiated in 1971 in
response to requests by students
for a program to help build voca-
hulary, and improve reading and
study skilb. Since then, an in-
creasing number of students, both
civilian and military, U.S. and non-
U.S., youth and adult have success-
fully completed this class. The ba-
sic assumption of College Reading
is that all college-level students
can make significant gains in their
vocabulary, speed and accuracy of
reading, retention of what is read'
concentration, and communication
and study skills. ED 140 is par-
ticularly designed for- those who
must get the most from their
reading in the least time-
Five sections of College Reading
are scheduled to begin August 14
or 15, the beginning dates for the
full semester: ED 140 A and B are
scheduled to meet three times per
week for 50-minute sessions each;
section C is scheduled to meet
for two 2-hour sessions per week
during a 12-week period, and sec-
tions D and F will meet twice per


Square Dance Clug
O Hold Ne w Class

At Open House
The Crosstrailers Square Dance
Club will start a new class in basic
square dancing at an Open House
to be held beginning at 7 p.m. on
August 8, at the Curundu Ele-
mentary School gym. .
Dr. Bill Bailey, member of Cal-
lerlab and an experienced in-
structor, will be caller-teacher for
the class which covers the 75
movements which are basic for
niodern mainstream dancing -
Members of the community are
invited to the Open House. Dancing
experience is not necessary. For
more information call 52-3951 or
52-3915 (after 5 p.m.).


week for 1%-hour sessions each
during an 18-week period (section
F will be held at Fort Kobbe Ele-
mentary School).
Two sections of College Reading
are scheduled to begin Septem-
ber 11 and 12 for a 12-week
period. ED 140 E and 0, meeting
twice per week for 1%-hour ses-
sions each have been- scheduled.
Section 0 will meet at the Fort
Davis Education Center.
All sections are open to both
full-time and part-time students.
Two hours of college credit are
awarded upon satisfactory comple-
tion. For further information, call
the Canal Zone College, 52-3107.

Onner R.C School
,
O Hold RelatOD

n NeW YOT
Local members of the class of
1951 of the former Occupational
School at Rainbow City are
planning to leave August 16 to
attend the 27th class reunion to
be held in Brooklyn, N.Y., on
August 18.
Members of the class now res-
iding in Chicago, Boston and in
the states of Nebraska and New
Jersey also will travel to New York
for the reunion.
In addition to an anniversary
dinner-dance and tours to places
of special interest in New York,
members of the class have plans
to visit Washington, D.C., Atlantic
City, Niagara Falls and parts of
Canada before returning to the
Isthmus on September 15.
Friends and well-wishers of the
class will have an opportunity to
celebrate with the local group at
a bon voyage disco sip scheduled
for Sunday, August 13, at the
Rainbow City Civic Center.
Tickets for this event are now
available and may be obtained
from any member of the class or
by calling; A. Davis, 47-0002;
H. Laurie, 60-5952; L, Whittaker,
42-1441; C. Cittens, 52-4690;
A. Charles, 52-4392; R. Samuels,
61-4141.. ..


Q. When waiting at an intersec-
tion to make a left turn, such as the
Balboa Road-La Boca Road inter-
section next to the Chase Bank,
do I have to wait for a green
arrow?
A. You do not have to wait for
a green arrow. The arrow is to
allow left turn traffic during peak
traffic hours. A right turn on red
is permitted on a circular red
signal, but not on a red arrow.
Q. Who has the right of way at
an intersection where the traffic
signals are all flashing red?
A. All vehicles must come to a
complete stop on a flashing red


signal. After stopping, and the in-
tersection is clear, a vehicle may
proceed with caution through the
intersection. No one has the right
of way until he stops.
Q. If a vehicle is in the right
hand lane of a divided highway,
and arrows are painted indicating
a right turn,.can the vehicle con-
tinue through the intersection, or
drive left into the left lane?
A. Once a vehicle is in a lane
with arrows painted on the high-
way, it must obey the direction of
the arrows and turn either right or
left. Failure to do so may result in
an accident when changing lanes.


Champions of a recent softball tournament are "Los Jones (Acting Chief, Pacific Maintenance Branch),
Puenteros," a team made up of Maintenance Division Maribel Torregrosa ("Madrina" of the team), Enrique
employees who clean and paint Thatcher Ferry Mairquez (Acting Chief, Maintenance Division), Mo-
Bridge. Also known as the "Panama Canal Bridge desto Valdez, Jorge Calama and Enrique Torres.
Workers," the team was one of five formed by Local Seated: Adalberto Alvarez, Justino Fula, Luis Duffus,
907. Standing are, from left: Gilbery .Parker Abe- Alvin Staples, Dionicio G6mez, Miguel A. Rodriguez
Alfrdo0todriguezMairector), Virgilio Moreno, Roger he and kannel. Torregrosa, ->


Page 3


Remembering Swimming Coach Grieser


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TT4 IC Regulations, Questions and ranswef5





Panama Canal Spillway
HAROLD R. PARFITT AMES H. TORMEY FRANK A. BALDWIN
Governor of the Canal Zone Lieutenant Gocernor Information Officer
The SPILLWAs 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 84; airmail 819. Send check or
money order payable to the Panama Canal Company to Chief, Admin-
istrative Services Division, Box M, Balboa Heights, C.Z.


August 4, 1978


THE PANAMA CANAL SPILLWAY


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Top left, at the Balboa Elementary School play- right, Dawn McArthur lets go of the ball and hopes
shelter, Suzanne Klipper steadies the rope as Manuel for the best as she participates in the Los Rios Ele-
Chism nears the top; right, youth at Margarita Ele- mentary School bowling program; bottom left, recre-
mentary School enjoy a vigorous game of basketball; ation assistant Mary Ann Robertson keeps score for
center, Kendra Lawrence performs on the balance youngsters shooting archery at the Cristobal High
beam and is encouraged by instructor Janet Lobo- School football field; right, for "Tiny Tot" Timmy
dinski, while other members of the "Tiny Tots" pro- Dolan, determination is the key to a successful art
gram at Balboa Elementary School wait their turn; project.


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recreation program

After school is out, it isn't long before children begin to voice the old,
familiar complaint that "there's nothing to do." But those participating
in the Division of Schools' summer recreation program have had a host
of activities to help beat the ho-hums. Archery, handcrafts, basketball
and chess are just a few of the many games and activities being pursued
by Canal Zone youngsters at gynmstsiums and playshelters on both sides
of the Isthmus. A staff of coaches, recreation assistants, and student
assistants are on the job to help kids learn the basics. There is still one
week of fun left and it's never too late to join. You can register at the
gymnasium or playshelter nearest your home.





El invitado de honor en la reunion de las classes de 1950-55 efectuada el
mes pasado en el Istmo fue Harold "Zip" Zierten, a la izquierda, quien
conoci6 al Gobernador H. R. Parfitt durante su estadia. Zierten, jubilado
y residence de Florida, fue maestro, consejero de los muchachos, y direc-
tor asistente de la Escuela Secundaria de Balboa durante los afios 1929
a 1959. Lo acompaii6 a la concurrida reunion su esposa Emma Walbaum
de Zierten.

A 0 SI I A
(ItV8 AftB EdTB Y entB O& AlltoS


Mds de 63 Aiios al Servicio del Comercio Mundial


Vol. XVI, No. 50


Viemes 4 de Aoosto de 1978


Un nuevo local en el Area in-
dustrial de Balboa reemplaza los
Jardines Morgan como el Area de
exhibici6n de vehiculos y botes en
la Zona del Canal. El local esti
ubicado a poca distancia de la
Calle Pier frente al edificio 78
(Compania Petrolera Chevron y el
Dep6sito de Muebles del Canal de
PanamA), en la antigua drea del
"Pub".
Desde mariana, no se podrd ex-
hibir vehiculos o botes en los Jar-
dines Morgan. Los reglamentos
que rigen el uso del Area serin
fijados como sigue:
El uso de esta Area esti limita-
do a los duefios de vehiculos par-
ticularee y hotes en condici6n ope-
racional, con un registry y places
vigentes de la Zona del Canal, a
placa con el prefijo 10 de la Re-
pdblica de PanamA, can la calco-
mania de inspecei6n correspon-
diente.
El uso del Area para exhibit los


vehiculos y botes es a riesgo del
duefio. La Compafiia del Canal de
PanamA y el Gobierno de la Zona
del Canal no serin responsables
de los dafios, pbrdida 0 hurto de
la propiedad exhibida en esta Area.
El nombre, n6mero telef6nico
de los vendedores y la fecha y
hora que el vehiculo 0 bote fue
pesto en el Area deben ser exhi-
bidos en un r6tulo pegado en el
interior del vehiculo o bote. El
r6tulo no deberd exceder la me-
dida de 2 pies cuadrados, y puede
incluir informaci6n adicional sobre
la venta. No se podri exhibit r6-
tulos de otro tipo.
Los vehiculos podrin exhibirse
por un period que no exceda 7
dias consecutive. Cualguier ve-
hiculo que permanezca mis de los
7 dias serA considered como aban-
donado y seri posesionado por la
Policia de la Zona del Canal. Los
vehiculos no axitorizados tambibn
serin posesionados.*


Mensafe del Gobernedor

MEMORANDUM A TODOS Los EMPLEADOS:


ad rtesact em mp ulnl ma d rumdellos alt cW Avek
9 el aumento en su tempo de espera en aguas del Canal. Describe la situa~
cidn camo el mayor reto que se nos habia presentedo en las operaciones
de anos recrentes, no a mantra de critical, sino con el afin de poner de
relieve la seriedacl del problema y movilizar todos los recursos con que
cuenta la organizacidn del _Canal para resolverlo. Tenia conciencia del
tremendo esfuerzo que le correspondia a la Direccidn de Marina en pleno,
particularmente a nuestros prdcticos, alas cuadrillas de las esclusas, pasa-
cables, cuadrillas de remolcadores y lanchas y controladores de trcifico
maritime, quienes en su totalidacl se encontraban trabajando turns pro-
longados para hacerle frente a la situacidn. Necesitaban y se merecian una
palabra de aliento, ademds de toda la ayuda que pudiera prestirseles.
La respuesta que dieron a este reto sdlo puecle calificarse cle magnifica.
Hace varios dias que el mimero de naves en espera disminuyd a su nor-
malidad y su tempo en aguas de la Zona del Canal coloid a ser el cle.
nuestras normas de alta calidad. Una vez mds la fuerza laboral desplegd
el talento, ingenio y eficiencia que caracterizan al Canal de Panamd. Es la
calidad que la navegacida mundial ha llegado a esperar del Canal desde
ne fuera abierto.
En el mes de marzo de este ailo comenzd a clesarrollarse un aumento
en el m2mero de naves en espera, que alcanzd su mdximo en los primeros
dias de julio. Muchos factors contribuyeron a este aumento, aunque su
causa fundamental estriba en un significativo aumento de los trdnsitos
por el Canal. Durante este ailo fiscal hasta febrero, el promedio diario de
barcos de alta mar fue de 32.8. Un notable contrast surgid desde el mes
de marzo con un promedio de 36.9, lo que representd on aumento de
4 naves por dia. De mayor importancia atin ha sido el aumento en el
tamailo promedio de. las naves que atradesaron el Canal, reflejado en
toneladas netas del Canal de Panamd. Estas estadisticas sefialan on pro-
medio diario hasta febrero de 388,488; y un promedio diario desde
marzo de 464,634, lo que represent un aumento de mds de 75,000
toneladas por dia.
Era indudable que un aumento tan pronunciado (de alrededor de 20 por
riento) en el trabajo crearia dificultades transitorias. En effect, de man-
tenerse esta situacidn, puede que surfan dificultades periddicas hasta que
puedan movilizarse los recursos adicionales para atenderla, y ya se estin
hacienda esfuerzos en este sentido. Cierto equipo cuya adquisicida debe
hacerse con sufficient anticipacida, tal como las locomotoras, fue pedido
hace mis de on affo. Se estd contratando un mayor mimero de prdcticos
y glemds trabajadores especializados para las dreas mds critical, y se con-
tinuardn contratando. La administracidn atenderd con prelacida la asig-
nacidn oportuna de recursos para cumplir con el column de trabajo, y
garantizar la eficiencia y economia de las operaciones del Canal.
Sdlo restaria la agradable farea de felicitar a quienes llevaron a cabo
tan extraordinary proeza. Desafortunadamente, hay quienes optan por
critical irresponsablemente sin. concern o investigar los hechos. Se han
hecho cargo infundados e injustificados de trabajo a desgano y sabotage,
contra el mismo personal del Canal al que todos. debemos una gran grati-
thd. Les rhegb AB desolatorse. Conozco if aprecio su labor y la que
prosigues hdiendo. Los logros que han obtenido no pueden deshacerse
con palabras ni titulares. Sdlo ustedes tiened la facultad de hacerlo. Conflo
en que el enorme orgullo que wenten por los altos niveles de trabajo del
Canal, niceles que ustedes han alcanzado, continuard estimuldndoles y
garantizando la eficiencia continue de la via maritime.
Finalmente, mi especial y sincere agradecimiento a todo el personal qtie
Ileva la mds pesada carga de hacer pasar los barcos por el Canal. Reconoz-
co y agradezco la ardua tarea y disposicidn de quienes dedican al Canal
ese esfuerzo adicional que marca la diferencia entre la mediocridad y la
excelencia. La cooperacidn de todos durante este period de presiones U
tensions ha sido particularmente alentadora,
--


H. 11. PARFITT,
Gobernador.


Ronald Bruce Hirschl, estudian-
te de segundo afio de pre-medici-
na en la Universidad de Michigan,
ha recibido una beca de $2,000 de
la facultad de medicine de dicha
universidad a fin de efectuar in-
vestigaciones en neurologia.
El verano pasado, Hirschl presto
servicio como asistente voluntario
de investigaciones del Dr. Earl R.
Feringa del Servicio de Neurolo-
gia en el Centro M&dico de la
Universidad de Michigan, Ilevan-
do a cabo investigaciones de neu-
rologia sobre la regeneraci6n de
la midula spinal en los ratones.
La beca que recibi6 le permitird
continuar la investigation indepen-
dientemente en este campo a fin
de descubrir si la mbdula spinal
puede regenerarse por si misma,
y si es asi, c6mo ocurre. La apli-
caci6n prActica de esto seria de
gran provecho alas victims de
accidents que sufren lesions es-
pinales.
Hirschl, graduado de la Escuela
Secundaria de Balboa en 1976, fue
president de la Sociedad Honori-
fica Nacional, tesorero de la clase
y fue elegido el estudiante var6n


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Ronald Bruce Hirschl
sobresaliente de la clase graduan-
da. Tambi6n sirvi6 como tripulan-
te durante el viaje bicentenario del
Aptakisic a los Estados Unidos.
Sus padres, el Dr. Daniel Hirschl
y sefiora, resident en Balboa
Heights. El Dr. Hirschl es pedia-
tra en el Hospital Gorgas y la Sra.
-Hirschi es maestra en la Escuela
Intermedia de Curund6.


No hay mejor manera de familiarizarse con la Zona desde la ventana que esti a sus espaldas en su des-
del Canal que por medio de las vistas panorimicas pacho de Balboa Heights. El Juez McFarland, que
del Istmo que aparecen en la reciente edici6n del fue nombrado Juez Distritorial de los Estados Unidos
Panama Canal Review. El Gobernador H. R. Parfitt en la Zona del Canal y que asumird sus nuevos
hace gestos para indicar al Juez McFarland ya su deberes el 15 de septiembre, hacia una vista de
esposa, Susan, que se puede ver una parte del paisaje orientacibn al Istmo.


Spillway del Canal de PanamA


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IInde de 6/TOS
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FOStaleS JerB

Hasta los $300
El limited de los giros postales
de la Zona del Canal seri aumen-
tado de $100 a $300 a partir del
14 de agosto. En esa fecha, el giro
postal tipo tarjeta que actualmente
estA en uso seri reerriplazado por
un formulario de giro postal tipo
cheque parecido al que usa el Ser-
vicio Postal de los Estados Unidos.
Estos cambios resultant en la ex-
pedici6n mis ripida y eficaz de
los giros postales en los correas de
la Zona del Canal.
El limited actual de $100 por
cada giro postal, significa que los
usuarios que deseen giros postales
por la suma de $300 deben, seg6n
el sistema actual, compare tres giros
postales y pagar ^ $1.10 por cada
uno. Bajo bl nuevo sistema, los
usuarios que comisran giros pos-
tales por valor de $300 s6lo ten-
drin que pagar $1.10.
Salvo el ahorro que intplica el
aumento en el limited de los giros
postales, las tariffs de los giros
postales de la Zona del Canal er-
manecerin iguales. Estas son:

$0.01 a $10.00 $0.55
$10.01 a $50.00 $0.80
$50.01 a $300.00 __$1.10
El giro postal tipo cheque in-
cluye un recibo para el remitente.
Tanto el giro postal como el recibo
debe ser completed, tan pronto
como sea expedido y el recibo debe
ser guardado en caso de que se
pierda el giro postal. El recibo
deberi ser presentado si va a hacer
indagaciones mis tarde.
Los giros postales comprados en
la Zona del Canal tendrAn validez
en los Estados Unidos, en sus te-
rritorios y posesiones, en el Cana-
d A, y en ciertas islas del Caribe.
La persona que compra el giro de-
berA informer al empleado del co-
rrea cual es el destiny del giro
para que el portador no sufra de-
mora 0 dificultad cuanda vaya a
cambiarlo.


Hirschl Continued Investigaci6n Midice





SPILLWAY DEL CANAL DE PANAMA


Paigina 2


GOBIERN0 DE LA ZONA DEL CANAL-COMPANIA DEL CANAL DE PANAMA
DIRECTION DE PERSONAL

Lista de Vacantes y Traslados Para Empleados
Tode solicitante capacitado recibirA consideracidn para trabajo sin distinci6n de raza,
religion, color, nacionalidad, sexo, edad, partidarismo y afiliaci6n political u otro factor no
meritorio. Deberb someterse una'solicitud per separado para cada uno de los empleos que
recenicendT fe alsa cop a Nodicados erin m taddeosimplos ciudi s dd os EE. Ut

El simbolo 1 indica que es necesario un examen escrito. El simbolo & indica que as una
posicidn de seguridad donde puede emplearse solamente a ciudadanos estadounidenses.
Direccida Va-


Viernes 4 de Agosto de 1978
RAINBOW CITY PARAISO
Domingo-WhiteBuffalo(PG) Domingo-Gator(PG)
Lunes-The Great Escape (8) Lunes-Live and Let Die (PG)
Mi4rcoles---Semi-Tough (SIT) (R) Martes y mi6rcoles-1 Will, I Will . .
Jueves-Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (R) For Now (SIT) (R)
GUlA DE PELICULAS: (G) Audiencia general para personas de todas Ias edades. (PG) Se sugiere
la Gula de los Padres, pues parte de la pelicula no serb apta para niiios. (R) Restringida.
Menores de 17 ailos tendrin que ir acompatiados de uno de los padres a su guardian legal.
(X) No se admitird menores de 17 arios. (SIT) Titulos en espailol.


POSICIONES PERMANENT


0 si-
ES Salario Base Divisidn tio


0. VP Fin. P

J. Insp. Loc. P

Eschsas A
Hos. Gorgas P

Almacenes P

Esclusas P
Almacenes P
Hos. Coco Solo A
Sanidad A
Med. Vet. A


Analista de Tarifas NM-9/11 $14,747.20/$17,638.40
Anotador{a) Estenogratico(a) a la
Letra NM-6/81 ___ ___________ $11,003.20/$13,436.80
Aparejador MG-10 (Se require conocimiento de ingibs
y saber nadar) _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. $7.07
Ayudante Oficinista-Mecanografia NM-51 _ __ $7,176.00
Ayudante de Servicios Administratives NM-5/7 (Se required
experience en predupuesto y on personal) _$7,176.00/$12,188.80
Andante Soldador MG-5 (Se require conocimiento de
inglbs y saber nadar) ________ __ __ __$2.76
Ayndante--Tarifas de Flete NM-6 ____ $11,003.20
Auxiliar de Laboratorio M#dico NM-2 _$5,699.20
Controlador de Plagas MG-4 $2.71
Cuidador de Animales MG-5 __$2.76
Enfermera/Enfermera Clinica NM-7/9
(Trabajo de turno) _____ $12,188.80/$14,747.20
Inspector de Abordajes NM-6/10 (Se require saber
nadar) (Trabajo de turno) $11,003.20/$16,140.80
M6dico-0bstetricia y Ginecologia NM-13/14 $30,056.00/$32,344.00
Mec6nico de Teldfones MG-10 __ $7.07
Mecinico de Teldfonos MG-11 $7.33
Mechnico Tornero MG-10 (Se require saber padar y
conocimiento de inglis) __ - $7.87
oarero MG-3 __ __ ___ __ $2.68
Oficinista-Estenografia NM-4/51% $6,572 80/$7,176.00
Oficanista de Abasto-Mecanografia NM-3 $6,011.20
Oficinista-Mecanografia NM-31 (Bilinglie) $6,011.20
Oficinista-Mecandgrafo(a) NM-31 _______ $6,011.20
Oficinista, T6cnicas de Personal-Mecanografia NM-41 $8,572.80
Operario de Grtia MG-11 (Se require conocimiento de
ingl6s y saber nadar) __$7.33
Operario de Tractor MG-4 -- -- ---- -- --- ---- $2.71
Prictico an Adiestramiento CP-2 (Fluidez en ingibs)


3:00-Daniel Boone
4:00-Cine de Accidn
6:00-Disneylantia
7:00-Switch .
8:00-Los Angeles de Charli
9:00-Best Seller
0:00-Superestreno
LUNES
10:30-Programa Religioso
11:30--Misi6n Migica
2:00-Batman
2:30-Tras la Noticia
1:00-Cine Vespertino
3:00-Cocinemos con Rosita
3:30-Plaza Sdsamon -
4:00-Show de Bugs Bunny
4:30-El Show de los Muppe
5:00-Viaje al Fondo del Ma
6:00-La Tremenda Corte
6:30-Tevedds Informa
7:30-La Mujer Bidnica

08:330-UCit t ias
1:00-Ultima Tanda
MARTES
0:30-Programa Religiose
1:30-Speedy Gonzilez
2:00-Batman
2:30-Tras la Noticia
1:00-Cine Vesportino
3:00-Cocinemos con Rosita
3:30-Plaza Sdsamon .
4:00-Tom & Jerry
4:30-Porky Pig
5:00-Cheyenne
6:00-La Tremenda Corto
6:30-Tevedds Informa
7:30-CIbsices Familiares
8:30-La Familia y sus
Problems
oA colors. Suieto a
6:00--300 Millones
7:00-Fuga on el Side 23
8:00-Kojak a
9:00-Los Ejecutivos
10:00-Gran Cine
LUNES
10:45-Programa Educative
11:00-Festival de Cartones
11:15-El Arte de Cocinar a
11:45-Mack & Mayer
12:00-Show de Eduardo II
1:00-Informative del Medio
1:30-Jacinta
2:30-Humillados y Ofendide
3:00-Mundos Opuestos
3:30-Fibulas del Bosque
4:00-La Hormiga At6mica

5: sHAvme ter sa la
Pandilla
5:30-El Show de Tony
Randall
6:00-Telenoticias RPC
7:00-Chespirite
8:0 cteddeaAmor

10:00-Cuesti6n de Minutes
10:15-Edicilin Especial
MARTES
10:40-Documental
11:15-El Arte de Cocinar a
11:45-Mack & Mayer
2:00-Antesala
1:00-informative del Medio
1:30--Jacinta
m Ilados Ofendid

3:30-Fibulas deI Bosque
4:00-La Hormiga At6mica
4:30-El Hombre Araila
5:00-Las Aventuras de la
Pandilla
5:30-El Show de Tony
Randall
6:00-Teleneticias RPC
7:00-Piginas de Oro
8:00-Pacto de Amor
9:00-La Indomable


9:30-Sparky & Hutch
10:30-Ultimas Noticias
11:00-Ultima Tanda
MIERCOLES
e 10:30-Programa Religiose
11:30-Benita y Cecilio
12:00-Loteria y Alegria
12:30-Tras la Noticia
1:00-Cine Vesportino
3:00-Cocinemos con Rosita
3:30-Plaza Sdsamon
4:00-PIjare Loco
4:30-La Gran Esfera Azul
5:00-77 Sunset Strip
6:00-La Tremenda Corte
6:30-Teved6s informal
ts 7:30-Programa Especial
r 8:00-La Conquista del 0este
8:30-Time/Life Presenta
10:00-Utimas Noticias
11:00-tiltima Tanda

10:30-Pr a EeSigieso
11:30-Flipper
12:00-Batman
12:30-Tras la Noticia
1:00-Cine Vesportino
3:00-Cocinemos con Rosita
3:30-Plaza 36samon
4:00-Leo el Le6n
4:30-Batman
5:00-Surfside 6
6:00-La Tremenda Corte
6:30-Teved6s Informa
7:30-Jigsaw Jones
8:30-Lo Mejor del Boxeo
10:00-Las Bellezas de
Blanskeys
10:30-tiltimas Noticias
11:00-Ultima Tanda
cambios sin previo aviso.
10:00-Cuesti6n de Minutos
10:15-Cine Colosal
MIERCOLES
10:45-Documental
10:55-Festival de Cartones
11:15-El Arte de cocinar *
11:45-Mack & Mayer
12:00-Sorteo de los Mi6rcoles
12:30-Kaleidoscopio
1:00-Informative del Mediodia
1:30-Jacinta
dla 2:30-Humillados y Ofenditos
3:00-Mundos Opuestos
s 3:30-Fibulas del Bosque
4:00-La Hormiga Attimica
4:30-El Hombre Araiia
5:00-LaPa turas de la

5:30-Show deaTony Randall
6:00-Teleneticias RPC
7:00-Bartolo y los
Cdmpadres
8:00-Pacto de Ameor
9:00-La Indoma
:0 fuest ono IMinutos

JUEVES
10:40-Documental
10:45-Documental de la U
11:15-El Arte de Cocinar a
11:45-Mack & Mayer
12:00-La Criada Bien Criada
1:00-informative del Mediodia
dia 1:30-Jacinta
2:30-Humillados y Ofendidos

es 3: -MduhNudl o ue
4:00-La Hormiga At6mica
4:30-El Hombre Araiia
5:00-Las Aventuras de la
Pandilla
5:30-Show de Tony Randall
6:00-Telenoticias RPC
7:00-Jueves Especiales
8:00-Pacto de Amer
9:00-La Indomable
10:00-Cuestidn de Minutes
10:15-Cine Colosal


VIERNES
10:30-Programa Religioso
11:30-Aquaman
12:00-Batman
12:30-Tras la Noticia
1:00-Cine Vesportino
3:00-Cocinemos can Rosita 1
3:30-Plaza Sbsame
4:00-Munto infantil
5:00-La Tremenda Corte
6:00-La Polla Hipica 1
6:30-Teved6s Informa 1
7:30--Donny & Marie
8:30-Acci6n y Misterio
10:30-tiltimas Noticias
11:00-Ultima Tanda
SABADO
11:00-Bronce
12:00-De Mujer a Mujer
12:30-Tras la Noticia
1:00-Flithol en TV-2
2:00-86 olddse sas 1

4:30-EIAncho Mil do 1
delDeporte
5:30-Nosetros
1
6:30-Teved6s Informa 1
7:30--Submarino Rosa 1
8:00-Misteries de los Hardy
1
Boys/Nancy Drew
9:00-Archive Confidencial
10:00-Cine de Oro
DOMINGO
9:30-Santa Misa
10:00-Documental
10:30-Todopor la Patria
12:00-Loteria
12:30-Boxeo de Ayer y Hoy
2:00-Club PTL
ggggy 4
VIERNES
10:50-Documental
10:55-Festival de Cartones
11:15-El Arte de Cocinare
11:45-Mack & Mayer

1 Cnaj to del Mediedia
1:30-Jacinta
2:30-Humillados y Ofendidos
3:00-Mundos Opuestos
3:30-F6bulas del Bosque
4:00-La Hormiga At6mica
4:30-El Hombre Araiia
5:00-Las Aventuras de la
Pandilla
5:30-El Show de Tony
Randall
6:00-Telenoticias RPC
7:00-Pentagrama
8:00-Pacto de Amor
9:00-La Indomable
10:00-Cuesti6n de Minutos
10:15-Viernes Departivo
SABADO
10:00-Camino de la Verded
10:30-Festival de Cartones
10:45-Visidno
11:15-Los Amigos del Hombre
11:45-McDuff, el Perro
que Habia
12:15-Hogar Duke Hogare
12:45-Informative
1:30-Martinez Blanco
4:00-0VNI 1
5:00-Sarah
6:00-Telenoticias RPC
7: -Los Ninw s Vengadores

9:00-Barnaby lones
10:00-Cine Monumental
DOMINGO
9:00-Himno Nacional
9:04-Documental
9:15-La Santa Misa *
10:00-Documental
10:30-Tode por la Patria *
12:00-Silvese Quien Pueda
12:30-Topo Gigio
1:00-Dominge 0eportive *


$25,251.20


Salubridad

0. Arq.
Hos. Gorgas
Electricidad
Electricidad

. .Esclusas
.serv. com.
. Policia
Esclusas
0. Cent. Ex.
Electricidad
Personal

Esclusas
Sery. Com.

Oper. Tran.


(Primeras 40 horas) __
POSICIONES TEMPORALES


Aseador-MG-2 (Tiempo partial, que no exceda 30 horas)
(Que no exceda 1 alio)._ ___
Aseader MG-2 (Que no exceda 1 ado) __.
Bombero-Campo de Aviaci6n FF-01 (Se require licencia
para conducir y conocimiento de ing bs)
(Que no exceda 9-30-79) __ $8,
Bombero-Estructuras FF-01 (Se require licencia pa
conducir y conocimiento de ingids) (Que
no exceda 9-30-79) _____ $8,5
Cajero(a) Almac4n de Ventas NM-2 (Tiempo partial
minimo 40 horas, miximo 60 horas)
(Que no exceda 1 ailot _____ $5,6
Cajere(a), Almac6n de Ventas NM-2
(Que no exceda 1 afio)~ _____ $5,6
Cajero(a), Almac6n de Ventas NM-2 (Tiempo parcial,
que no exceda 30 horas) (Que no exceda 1 afio) $5,6
M6dico-Medicina General NM-12/13
(Intermitente) (Que no exceda 1 ailot $12.72/$
Obrer0 MG-1 (Tiempo parcial, minimo 40 horas,
mbximo 60 horas) (Que no exceda 1 ailo) .
Obrero MG-2 (Tiempo parcial, minimo 40 horas,
miximo 60 horas) ______ ___________ __
Obrern MG-3 (Primeras 40 horas) (Que no exceda 1 ailot _
Ofit;nasta NM-3 (Bilinalie) (Que no exceda 1 ailo) $6,
0
Oficinista-Mecantigrafo(a) NM-3 (Bilingue)
(Que no exceda 1 alio) ________ ____ $6,0
Pintor de R6tulos MG-9 (Que no exceda 1 ailo)___
Reparador de Muebles MG-7 (Que no exceda 1 allo)
Trabajador de Almac6n MG-2 (Tiempo partial, minimo 40
horas, miximo 60 horas) (Que no exceda 1 ailo)
Trabajador de Almacin MG-2 (Trempo parcial, que no
exceda 30 horas) (Que no exceda 1 afio) ____
Trahajador de Almacin MG-4 (Tiempo partial, minimo 40 horas,
miximo 60 horas) (Que no exceda 1 alio) _____
Verificador(a) de Carga NM-3 (Primeras 40 horas)


_$2.66 Abastes
$2.66 Abastos


585.72 C. Bombers


P 1
P 2


P 1


85.72 0: Bomberos P-A 2-1


99.20 Abastos

99.20 Abastos

99.20 Abastos


14.45 Hos. Coco Solo A

42.65 Abastos A

$2.66 Abastos At
$2.68 Terminales A
11.20 Mantenimlento P

11.20 Mantenimiento P
$5.09 Abastos P
$3.14 Serv. Com. A

$2.66 Abastos A

$2.66 Abastos A

$2.71 Abastos A


(Trabajo de turno) (Que no exceda 1 ailo)__ $6,011.20 Terminales P 7
Las solicitudes deberin presentarse at Ramo de Empleo y Colocacidn de Personal, Edificio
386, Anc6n; o en el Edificio 1105, Cristobal, usando el Formulario 443, SOLICITUD PARA
TRASLADO, en un plazo no mayor de siete (7) dias calendarios de la fecha de esta public
ci6n. Este plazo de 7 dias esti suieto a pr6rroga seglin petici6n de la Divisi6n que este
anunciando la vacant, a seg(m 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 informs en el Rame de
Colocaciones, tel4fonos 52-3583, 52-7867 6 43-1288. Personas calificadas que tengan impe-
dimentos fisicos pueden llamar a visitor al coordinator del Programa para la Colocaci6n de
Personas Impedidas a fin de ser asesoradas can respect alas vacantes que aparecen
arriba. La oficina del Coordinador esti situada en el Edificio 345, Sal6n 101, Anc6n, Zona del
Canal, telifona 52-7570.

.: POSICIOneS DeSignadas para Movilidad
-1
ASC60000f6

Ayndante Soldador MG-5 (Se require saber nadar y

Tra c mie OS ste nglis)e mb M $2.76 Esclusas P 1
(Se require saber nadar) ___ $2.83 Abas. Comb. P-A 1-2
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 deberin ilenar
una Solicitud para el Programa de Movilidad Ascendente. So han distribuido copies de diches
formularies de solicitude specializes a todos los funcionarios administrative de las divisio-
nes. Los empleados del Sector Pacifico que hayan lienado esta solicitud deberin cerciararse
que la misma sea recibida per el Coordinador del Programa de Movilidad Ascendente dentro
de un plazo de siete (7) dias calendaries a partir de la fecha en que se anunci6 la misma.
Se podra obtener mayor informaci6n Ilamando al Coordinador del Programa de Movilidad
Ascendente al tel6fono 52-7570.


Agosta 4, 1978


,
prenda OtHO PedlT

Aynda por Telefono
En Oso de Ernergencid
Un empleado de una fibrica de
dulces se cay6 en una tina llena de
chocolate caliente y grit6: iFuego!
Despubs que 10 salvaron, uno de
sus compafieros le pregunt6 por que
habia gritado: IFuegol
Contest: EHubieran acudido us-
tedes si hubiera gritado chocolate?
Este chiste prueba que el pedir
auxilio es todo un arte.
ESabe usted realmente c6mo ha-
cer una llainada de emergencies por
tel6fono? Mucha gente no 10 sahe
-jy no es relajo1
Durante una emergencies, se pier-
de tempo buscando en el directorio
telef6nico. De manera que est6 pre-
parado poniendo cerca de su tel6-
fono una ista con los siguientes
numerous: .,
Division de Bomberos, Division
de Policia, centre local del control
de envenenamientos, servicio de
ambulances, compaiifa de taxis y el
niimero de uno 0 mis vecinos con-
flables.
Cuando haga una Ilamada de
emergencies hay cinco puntos que
debe cubrir clara y ripidamente:
Diga d6nde pas6. Db el mimero
del edificio, el nombre de la calle
y, si usted vive en un apartamento,
el piso y el nilmero de su apar-
tamento.
Luego repitalo. Tambidn sent litil,
especialmente de noche, una breve
descripci6n de la casa a del edificio
de apartamentos.
Diga qub pas6. ESe incendi6 su
casa? EHay alguien sangrando pro-
fusamente? BAlguien ha sufrido un
ataque al coraz6n? BAlguien ha to~
mado accidentalmente veneno a
una sobredosis de drogas?
Diga quidn es usted. Ello es im-
portante cuando la emergencia no
es obvia desde afuera; especialmen-
te si ha tenido lugar en una vi
vienda multifamiliar. Si se le pre-
gunta a un vecino por usted, es mis
ficil que 61 lo reconozca por su
nombre que por el ni\mero de st'
apartamento.
Diga qub clase de ayuda se ne-
cesita. Expliqite la clase de equipo
que usted cree que se necesitarA.
ESon demasiadas cosas que recor-
dar? No-s610 toma unos 10 se-
gundos.
Despubs que usted cubra esos im-
portantes puntos, no cuelgue inme-
diatamente. D41e oportunidad a la
persona con quien esti hablando de
liacerle preguntas.
8Qub tal si es de noche y las
luces no funcionan?
Todo lo que usted tiene que ha-
cer es marcar el "O", para la opera-
dora. Busque con los dedos el agu
jero que esti al lado del tape del
disco de marcar y luego marque de
la mantra acostumbrada. (Una bue-

n rriddeoas.)es practical con los ojos
Es convenience que en su casa
todos 10 sepan hacer, lincluso los
niflos y las nifiera s!

M8tine85 de Verano
En Balboa y Coco SolO
BSabia usted que los teatros de
Balboa y Coco Solo estin ofrecien-
do matinees de verano cada sema-
na y que continuarin hasta el 25
de agosto? Las peliculas, que son
para todo priblico son presentadas
alas 2 p.m. los mi6rcoles en Bal-
boa y los viernes en Coco Solo.
La entrada cuesta 40 centavos
para nitios y 75 centavos para
adults. Nifios menores de 6 ailos
entran gratis.
El program para el resto de
este mes es como sigue:
Balboa, 9 de agosto y Coco Solo,
11 de agosto-True Grit
Balboa, 16 de agosto y Coco Solo, 18
de agosto-Yours, Mine and Ours
Balboa, 23 de agosto y Coco Solo 25
de agosto--Jack the Giant Killer


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Steve Fetherston, nadador sobresaliente durante- el sect
Atlintico, fue el recipient del Premio Grieser en la Competencia Anu
del Cuatro de Julio de la Divisi6n de Escuelas que se efectub en
Piscina de Gatin. Hizo entrega del premio George Gercich, director
las escuelas primaries de Coco Solo y Margarita y Louise D. Russo
supervisor de la Piscina de Gat6n. Steve es hijo del Capitin (re
Edward Fetherston y sefiora, de Margarita.


C L Rd , a s as
ursos e lecture apide en la U


Josephine McKim, Olimpiadas de
1924, 1928 y 1932.
El Sr. Grieser tambidn se inte-
res6 en el tratamiento acuAtico de
las victims de la polio y arthritis
y en enseilar a los ciegos a nadar.
Ademis de los muchos recono-
cimientos que recibi6 en la Zona
del Canal y de passes vecinos, el
Sr. Grieser apareci6 en la Revista
Newsweek y en otras publicacio-
nes en los Estados Unidos y, en
1946, le fue atorgada la Medalla
de Oro de Mbrito por la Repdblica
de PanamA en reconocimiento de
sus 25 aflos de cooperaci6n y buena
voluntad en el campo de los de-
portes.
Despubs de su jubilaci6n, el
Sr. Grieser se traslad6 a Ann Arbor,
Michigan, donde fue asesor de na-
taci6n durante muchos aiios. Mds
tarde se fue a vivir a lrlanda donde
muri6 hace unos alios.
Es possible que los ganadores del
Premio Grieser de hoy dia no co-
nozcan su historic; abora, que tie-
nen un conocimiento mis claro de
los hechos notables y de la heren-
cia que tiene este premio, le da-
rAn mis significado. Para muchos
podri servir de inspiraci6n.

ggyjCU|a en la U
La matricula para el prime se-
mestre en la Universidad de la
Zona del Canal continda diaria-
mente. La oficina de la Universi-
dad esti abierta todos los dias de
la semana durante las horas hibi-
les, y el funcionario encargado tra-
baja de 1:30 a 9:30 p.m. para ase-
corar a los estudiantes y aprobar
los formularios de matricula.
Las closes de dicho semestre
comenzarAn el lunes 14 de agosto.
ror ei tercer ano consecutive, is
Universidad funcionard baJo un
plan de semestre adelantado, ini-
ciAndose las clauses 2 semanas antes
del resto del sistema escolar, para
que .el primer semestre finalice
antes de las fiestas Navidefias.
Las tariffs para el pr6ximo ailo
escolar quedan iguales alas del
afio pasado, except por una pe-
quefia reducci6n en la tarifa para
los estudiantes de tiemp complete
independientes. El costo para un
estudiante de tempo comlileto pa-
trocinado por una empress guber-
namental serd de $240 por semes-
tre y de $1,120 para el estudiante
independiente. Para el estudiante
de tiempo partial, el costo es de
$25 por cr6dito para aquellos que
can elegibles para la matricula re-
ducida y los otros tendrAn que
pagar $65 por cr6dito.


P. Mientras espera en una in-
tersecei6n para girar hacia la iz-
quierda, como en el caso de la
intersecei6n de las carreteras de
Balboa y La Boca al lado del
Chase Bank, stengo que esperar la
flecha verde?
R. No tiene que esperar la fle-
cha verde. El prop6sito de a fle-

chadesc el deddar oobtrtun1 qui
da durante las horas de mayor tri-

Scodebicular. S ern he girana
can flecha roja.
?- dQui6n tiene derecho al paso
en una intersecei6n donde todos
los semAforos emiten luces rojas
intermitentes?
R. Todos los vehiculos deberin


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Para beneficio de los lectures
del SPILLWAY que no tienen cono-
cimiento sobre Henry J. Crieser y
del Premio Grieser, otorgado al
nadador sobresaliente del ailo, el
Sr. Grieser fue el entrenador de
nataci6n y de buceo en la Zona
del Canal que prepare algunas de
las estrellas mis sobresalientes del
deported acudtico durante dos ge-
neraciones. Le proporcion6 a la
Zona del Canal una nueva dimen-
ston de fama al declicar mis de 30
anos de su vida ensefiando a los
niflos de la Zona del Canal y Pa-
nami como nadar expertamente y
.enviando a muchos de ellos alas
Olimpiadas ya otras competencias
internacionales.
Oriundo de Steinway, Nueva
York, vino a la Zona del Canal en
1917, y fue empleado como ins-
tructor de educaci6n fisica en el
Departamento de Educaci6n y
muy pronto fue nacionalmente co-
nocido como el mis famoso entre-
nador de nataci6n de la Zona del
Canal. Durante el curso de los
afios, las contributions de su tiem-
po a la felicidad y bienestar de
nihos y adults, le gan6 el affect
de la comunidad, que cuando se
jubil6 el 24 de abril de 1949, le
otorg6 el mis cAlido homenaje ja-
mis tributado a un empleado que
se jubila. Por vez primer, el Go-
bernador hizo eirtrega de un certi-
ficado de jubilaci6n en una reunion
pdblica y ese dia fue designado
"Dia del Entrenador Crieser y
Sefiora".
Poco despubs de la 11egada del
Sr. Grieser al Istmo, organize los
Equipos Rojo, Blanco y Azul que
mis tarde realize giras de exhibi-
ci6n a los Estados Unidos ya Sur


Am6rica, recorriendo mis de
100,000 mills en pro de la nata-
ci6n en la Zona del Canal. El
equipo estaba formado por los niiios
nadadores mis rdpidos del mundo.
Por 10 menos dos miembros de
la oficina del Gobernador, Wil-
liam De La Mater y Hugh A.
Norris, y Theodore L. Bailey, di-
rector de Operaciones de Remol-
cadores en el sector Atlintico, asi
como otros actualmente en el ser-
vicio del Canal, fueron estrellas
del equipo. Recibieron publicidad
en los peri6dicos de la 6poca y
miles de admiradores los vitorea-
ban dondequiera que aparecian.
Una vez el equipo apareci6 en una
pelicula cinematogrifica.
Tambi6n organize actividades
de nataci6n entre hombres y mu-
jeres de la comunidad y los estu-
diantes de la Escuela Secundaria
de Balboa tenian un horario regu-
lar de clauses de nataci6n en la pis-
cina de Balboa. Durante afios, las
universidades en los Estados Uni-
dos estaban orgullosas de contar
con nadadores que habian recibi-
do su primer instrucci6n en nata-
ci6n del Sr. Grieser. Entre los que
se presentaron como estrellas en
las distintas universidades figuran,
Alan Ford, que estableci6 un r6-
cord mundial estilo libre de 100
yards y fue el nadador mis rd.
pido del mundo en ese entonces;
Eddie Wood; Billy Zemer; Henry
Brewerton; George Haldeman; y
los "mellizos nadadores mis ripi-
dos del mundo" Mack y Jack Wal-
bridge. Entre los nadadores Olim-
picos que 61 entren6 estin, Alma
Mann, que figure como estrella en
las Olimpiadas de 1924; Adelaide
Lambert, Olimpiadas de 1928 y


La Universidad de la Zona del
Canal ofreceri siete secciones del
curso de desarrollo de lecture ri-
pida durante el pr6ximo semester
otofial.
El curso (Lectura a Nivel Uni-
versitario: ED 140) fue credo en
1971 para cumplir can las solici-
tudes de los estudiantes que pe-
dian un program que se prestara
para enriquecer el vocabulario, y
mejorar su capacidad de lecture y
studio. Desde entonces, un gran
n6mero de., estudiantes, .tanto ci-
viles como militaries, estadouni.
denies y no estadounidenses, j6ve-
nes y adults han completed con
4xito este curso. El precepto fun-
damental de la lecture a nivel uni-
versitario es que todo estudiante
de nivel universitario puede obte-
ner beneficios significativos en su
vocabulario, In rapidez y exact.
tud de la lecture, la retentive de
10 que lee, la concentraci6n, y la
comunicaci6n y la capacidad para
estudiar. El ED 140 ha sido par-
ticularmente credo para aquellos
que tienen que sacar el mayor pro-
vecho de lo que leen en un mini-
mo de tempo.
Cinco secciones de Lectura a
Nivel Universitario estin progra-
madas para comenzar el 14 o 15
de agosto, fecha en que empezard
el semestre de Ileno: las secciones
A y B del ED 140 se reunirAn tres
veces por semana en sesiones de
50 minutes cada una; la secei6n C
se reunird en dos sesiones cle 2
horas por semana durante un pe-
riodo de 12 semanas de duraci6n.

El Club de Belle de

Uddd & BTS U&VB

Clase en Sesi6n A bierta
El Club de Baile Folkl6rico de
Cuadrilla "Crosstrailers" iniciard
una nueva clase de baile folkl6rico
de cuadrilla en sesi6n abierta co-
menzando alas 7 p.m. el 8 de
agosto, en el gimnasio de la Es-
cuela Primaria de Curund6.
El Dr. Bill Bailey, miembro del
"Callerlab" y expert instructor,
serA el llarnador y maestro de la
clase. Esta clase abarca los 75 mo-
vimientos fundamentals del baile
modern "mainstream".
Los miembros de la comunidad
estin invitados a asistir a esta se-
si6n. No es necesario tener expe-
riencia en el baile. Para mis in-
formaci6n Hame al 52-3951 6
52-3915 (despubs de las 5 p.m.).


y las secciones D y F se reunirin
dos veces por semana en sesiones
de 1% hora cada una durante un
period de 18 semanas (la secei6n F
se reunird en la, Escuela Primaria
de Fuerte Kobbe).
Dos secciones de Lectura a Ni-
vel Urfiversitario comenzarin el 11
y el 12 de septiembre por un pe-
riodo de 12 semanas de duraci6n.
Las secciones E y G del ED 140,
que se reunirin dos veces por se-
mana en sesioney de Uk hora cada
una, han sido programadas. La
secei6n G se reunird en el Centro
Educativo de Fuerte Davis.
Todas estas secciones estin
abiertas a estudiantes tanto de
tempo complete como de tempo
partial. Se otorgarin 2 horas de
cr6dito universitario una vez ha-
yan completado satisfactoriamente
esta clase. Para mis informaci6n,
Ilame a la Universidad de la Zona
del Canal al 52-3107.

TBdUddOS de Escueld

& din O W ity St

GURED OH NU@VB OT (
Los graduados de 1951 de la
antigua Escuela Vocacional de
Rainbow City piensan partir el 16
de agosto can el objeto de asistir
a la 27a reunion de la clase que
se 11evard a cabo en Brooklyn,
Nueva York, el 18 de agosto.
Otros miembros de la clase, que
actualmente resident en Chicago,
Boston, y en los estados de Ne-
braska y Nueva Jersey tambiAn

""",',nss'dclilca e aTia able para
conmemorar el aniversario y giias
a los distintos puntos de especial
interns en Nueva York, los miem-
bros de la clase piensan visitor
Washington, D.C., Atlantic City,
las Cataratas del NiAgara y algu-
nos lugares del CanadA antes de
regresar al Istmo el 15 de sep-
tiembre,
Las amistades de la clase de
1951 tendrin la oportunidad de
celebrar este event en una fiesta
de despedida disco fijada para el
13 de agosto, en el Centro Civico
de Rainbow City.
Los boletos para este event
estin en venta y pueden obtener-
se de los miembros de la clase a
Ilamando a: A. Davis, 47-0002;
H. Laurie, 60-5952; L. Whittaker,
42-1441; C. Kittens, 52-4690;
A. Charles, 52-4392; R. Samuels,
61-4147.


hacer un alto complete ante una
luz roja intermittent. Despubs de
hacer el alto, y cuando la intersec-
ci6n se despeje, el vehiculo podri
proceder con precauci6n. Nadie
tiene derecho al paso antes de
hacer el alto.
P. Si un vehiculo transit por el
carril derecho de una carretera de
cuatro vias, y hay flechas pintadas
sobre 61 que indican un giro a la
derecha, gpodri el vehiculo conti-
nuar recto por ese carril o deberA
cambiarse al carril izquierdo?
R. Una vez que un vehiculo se
encuentre sobre un carril con fle-
chas pintadas deberd obedecer las
sefiales que Astas indiquen y girar
a la izquierda oa la derecha. El
cambio de un carril a otro podria
provocar un accident.


Moreno, Roger C. Jones (jefe interino del Ramo de
Mantenimiento del sector Pacifico), Maribel Torregrosa
("Madrina" del equipo), Enrique MArquez (jefe interior
de la Divisi6n de Mantenimiento), Modesto Valdiz,
Jorge Calama y Enrique Torres. Sentados: Adalberto
Alvarez, Justino Fula, Luis Duffus, Alvin Staples,
Dionicio G6mez, Miguel A. Rodriguez y Manuel S.
Torregrosa.


Los campeones de un reciente torneo de bola suave
son "Los Puenteros", un equipo formado por emplea-
dos de la Divisi6n de Mantenimiento que efectban
trabajos de limpieza y pintura en el puente Thatcher
Ferry. Tambidn conocidos como el "Panama Canal
Bridge Workers", el equipo es uno de cinco formados
por el Local 907. De pie, de izquierda a derecha: Gil-
berto Parker, Abelardo Rodriguez (director), Virgilio


Agosto 4 1978


M uchos Nadedores Recuerdan a Grieser


Pre untdS & UEStdS Sobre el Transito





Spill way del Canal de Panama


PAgina 4


SPELWAY DEL CANAL DE PANAMA


Agosto 4, 1978


. pero si lo bay


en el program


recreation de verano

Despubs de haber salido de la escuela, no toma mucho tempo para
que los nifios comiencen a repetir la vieja frase familiar de que "no hay
nada que hacer". Pero esos que estin participando en el program re-
creativo de verano de la Divisi6n de Escuelas tienen una gama de activi-
dades para combatir la monotonia. Arco y flecha, artesanias, basketball
y ajedrez son s610 algunos de los muchos juegos y actividades que los
nitios de la Zona del Canal practical en gimnasios y centers recreativos
en ambos lados del Istmo. El personal, que include entrenadores, asis-
tentes recreativos, y asistentes estudiantiles-estin prestos a ayudar a que
los nifios aprendan 10 bisico. Todavia falta una semana de diversiones
y no es muy tarde para inscribirse. Las inscripciones se electban er\ el
gimnasio a centre recreative mais cercano a su casa.


Foto superior izquierda, en el centre recreation de la
Escuela Primaria de Balboa, Suzanne Klipper agarra
la soga firmemente en los moments que Manuel
Chism se acerca al extreme superior; derecha, un
joyen en la Escuela Primaria de Margarita disfruta
de un juego riguroso de baloncesto; centre, Kendra
Lawrence ejecula ejercicios atliticos sobre una viga
y es alentada por su instructor Janet Lobodinski,
mientras los integrates del program de "Pequeilue-
los" de la Escuela Primaria de Balboa guardian su


turno; derecha, Dawn McArthur suelta la bola y
espera el mejor resultado, durante su participaci6n en
el program de boliche de la Escuela Primaria de
Los Rios; foto inferior izquierda, la asistente recrea-
tiva Mary Ann Robertson anota la puntuaci6n de los
j6venes que participan en la actividad de arco y
flecha en el campo de f6tbol de la Escuela Secun-
daria de Crist6bal; derecha, pars el "Pequefinelo"
Timmy Dolan, la determinacibn es la clave al 4xito
de un proyecto de arte.


HAROLD R. PAltFITT
Gobernador de la Zona del Canal


AMEs H. TORMEY
Vicegobernador


FRANK A. BALDWIN
Director de Informacidn


El SPILLWAY OS 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 s610 se aceptarin noticias
officials de urgencia. Subscripci6n anual: correo ordinario $6; correa ordi-
nario, para estudiantes $4; correo a6rea $19. Enviese cheque o giro postal
a favor de The Panama Canal Company y dirigido a: Jefe de Servicios
Administrations, Box M, Balboa Heights, C.Z.




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