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 Material Information
Title: The Panama Canal spillway = el Canal de Panamá spillway
Portion of title: Spillway
Parallel title: Canal de Panamá Spillway
Issues for also have Spanish title: Spillway del Canal de Panamá
Physical Description: 37 v. : ill. ; 43 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Canal Zone
Panama Canal Company
United States -- Panama Canal Commission
United States
Publisher: Panama Canal
Place of Publication: Balboa Hights, C.Z
Creation Date: March 16, 1979
Publication Date: 1963-1999
Frequency: biweekly[jan. 6, 1984-1999]
weekly[ former -dec. 23, 1983]
biweekly
regular
 Subjects
Subjects / Keywords: Periodicals -- Canal Zone   ( lcsh )
Periodicals -- Panama Canal (Panama)   ( lcsh )
Genre: federal government publication   ( marcgt )
periodical   ( marcgt )
serial   ( sobekcm )
 Notes
Language: Text in English and Spanish; Spanish text inverted.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 1, no. 33 (Feb. 1, 1963)-Vol. 37, no. 26 (Dec. 30, 1999).
Issuing Body: Issued by: Government of the Canal Zone <June 24, 1966-June 13 1969>; by the Panama Canal Company, <Aug. 13, 1976>-Sept. 14, 1979; by the Panama Canal Commission, Sept. 20, 1979-Dec. 1999.
General Note: "Official Panama Canal publication."
General Note: Imprint varies: Balboa Hights, <1966-1978>; Miami, Fla., <1979-1982>; Balboa Heights, Pan. <1983>-1999.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 5, no. 1 (June 24, 1966); title from caption.
General Note: Vols. for 1994-1995 distributed to depository libraries in microfiche.
General Note: Special "80th anniversary supplement" issue published on Aug. 12, 1994.
General Note: Special ed. for 65th anniversary of the Panama Canal issued at end of Oct. 1979, is also a joint issue with: The News: authorized unofficial publication of the U.S. Armed Forces, Quarry Heights, Panama, and includes the text of the Panama Canal Act.
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Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: oclc - 02582102
lccn - 83642750
issn - 0364-8044
Classification: lcc - HE538 .A37
ddc - 386/.444/05
System ID: UF00094771:01208
 Related Items
Preceded by: Spillway
Succeeded by: Faro (Balboa, Panama)

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Gift of the Panama Canal Museum


More Than 64 Years of Service to World Commerce


The Panama


Vnl YVII NR 29


Canal Spillway

Friday, March 16,1979


Canal Employees Affected By RIF Action
Canal Employees Affected By RIF Action


To Get Priority Job


Second in a series of articles
on placement assistance pro-
grams for Canal employees.
The Personnel Bureau will
soon establish a Reemployment
Priority List (RPL) to assist those
Company/Government employ-
ees separated because of reduc-
tion in force in obtaining reem-
ployment with the Panama Canal
Commission. This special place-
ment effort will become effec-
tive October 1, 1979.
The RPL will contain the names
of all career and career-condi-
tional employees of the Canal or-
ganization who are RIF'd as a re-
sult of Treaty implementation.
These employees will automat-
ically receive priority considera-
tion for all vacancies within the
Panama Canal Commission for
which they are qualified.
In essence the establishment
of the RPL means that manage-
ment is obligated to select a quali-
fied candidate from the list for any
vacancy within the Commission
that is not filled by promotion,
demotion, or reassignment of an
employee who is already on the
rolls.
The only exceptions to the rule
are the appointment of 10-point
preference eligible applicants or
the reemployment of preference
eligible applicants who have

Its Cash-Only Buying

In Zone Retail Stores

Beginning Next Month
Saturday, March 31, will be the
last day payroll deduction can be
used to make purchases at Pan-
ama Canal retail stores. This isthe
third and final step of the em-
ployee retail credit phase-out
plan which began last September.
Employees who have large
charge account balances to re-
duce prior to October 1, 1979, can
have all or any portion of the bal-
ance transferred to payroll de-
duction. This would eliminate the
monthly interest on charge account
balances.
Employees who wish to take
advantage of this arrangement
should make a request in writing
to Agents Accounts Branch, Box K,
Balboa Heights, C.Z.
For requests received by April 16,
the full .charge account balance
will be liquidated by regular de-
ductions over 12 biweekly pay
periods.
For requests received after
April 16, the deductions will be
spaced out over the remaining
number of full pay periods in this
fiscal year with the final deduc-
tion being made from pay sched-
uled to be received on October 1.
The suspension of payroll de-
(Continued on p. 4)


career or career-col
These exceptions,
have minimal imp.
gram.
Employees on th
considered for all
they qualify, incluc
higher grades thar
which separated.
ployees will automa
sidered for jobs on
the Isthmus and for
occupations for whi
unless they elect to
only for jobs on one
for jobs above a
level.
Employees will h
tunityto specifythe
in this regard on a
sheet which will f
tices. The sheet sh
pleted and returned
ment Assistance
Personnel Bureau.
tion it contains sh
current as long as
remains on the RPL
The selection


Placement Rights
nditional status, from the RPL must be made in the
however, will group and subgroup order out-
act on the pro- lined in the Federal Personnel
Manual. Career employees must
ie RPL will be be considered before career-
jobs for which conditional employees, and within
ding jobs with these groups preference eligible
Sthe one from candidates come before non-
Displaced em- preference eligible candidates.
atically be con- An exception to the ore' - of se-
Sboth sides of election can be made onW" if none
all gradesand of the employees with: a grcGJp
ch they qualify or subgroup are able to assume
be considered the full scope of the position's
e side and only duties and responsibilities within
certain grade 90 days.
Career employees may remain
avetheoppor- on the RPL for two years and
irpreferences career-conditional employees, for
n information one year from the date of separa-
ollow RIF no- tion. Employees will be removed
iould be com- .earlier from the list if they:
d to the Place- -submit a written request
Office of the asking to be removed;
The informa- -accept a permanent, com-
-ould be kept petitive position with the Panama
the individual Canal Commission or any other
Federal agency;
of candidates (Continued on p. 4)


A stern view of the Barber Blue Sea Super-Carrier, "Barber Toba,"
shows her massive hinged ramp as she moves through Miraflores
Locks. The ramp, which is the width of a two-lane highway, can be
used to unload the vessel at the rate of 800 tons per hour. The 749
feet long and 105 feet in beam ship made a northbound transit
recently en route to Miami. The vessel can carry 1,800 20-foot
containers, 400 automobiles and 2,150,000 cubic feet of baled
cargo. One of a $200 million fleet of six vessels being introduced
on major U.S. trade routes by the Norwegian, British and Swedish
shipping consortium, the "Barber Toba" and her five sister ships
will be regular customers of the Canal. C. B. Fenton & Co.
are agents for the ship at the Canal.


Pros Give Clues For Outsmarting

Those Clever Household Thieves


The recent rise in daytime bur-
glaries in Canal Zone residential
areas led the SPILLWAY to seek
guidance for its readers on ways
to prevent such crimes.
We asked members of the Canal
Zone Police force' hat people in
the know are doing to keep their
own homes from being burglar-
ized. Lt. George R. Tochterman
and Sgt. Henry Twohy had some
practical advice to offer which
they themselves heed in their
day-to-day living.
The officers stressed that aware-
ness to the point of suspicious-
ness on the part of all citizens is
the key to preventing household
burglaries. Tochterman said that
residents should report to the
police any suspicious-looking
persons seen loitering in housing
areas. Experience has shown
that many burglaries are com-
mitted after a house has been
carefully "cased" by the thief to
find out when the members of the
household leave for school and.
work and what time the domestic
help arrives.
If the suspect is on foot, Toch-
terman said, try to get a descrip-
tion for the police. If the person is
parked in or cruising around a
residential area, the make, color
and license plate number of the
vehicle could prove to be valuable.
Don't be fooled by well-dressed
children that are seen hanging
about, Tochterman added. Bur-
glars and their accomplices come
in all shapes and sizes.
Tochterman brought up the fact
that often residents do not know
the full names and the addresses
of their own domestic employees.
Residents should know enough
about any individuals having reg-
ular access to their home to be
able to locate them, he said.
Hand in hand with public aware-
ness is cooperation within the
community. Twohy said, "I wouldn't
dream of going off for the week-


end without asking my neighbors
to keep an eye on my house."
A call to the police by a concerned
neighbor has led to many an arrest.
Neighbors .should know when
you are leaving and when you will
return and whether friends or
workmen might come by the
house while you are away. A neighbor
can also pick up newspapers that
would otherwise collect on your
doorstep and tip off a would-be
burglar.
Domestic employees should be
kept informed on adailybasiswho
is expected to come by the house.
"No one should be allowed through
the door without your approval,"
Twohy said.
A popular modus operandiof
household burglars is to pullupat
a residence in a commercial ve-
hicle and tell the maid that they
are supposed to pick up an air-
conditioner or a television for re-
pair, Tochterman said.
A maid should be instructed to
check with her employer if she
(Continued on p. 4)

World Maritime Day-1979

Is Being Observed Today
The Secretary General of the
Inter-Governmental Maritime
Consultative Organization (IMCO)
calls attention to the observance
of World Maritime Day being ob-
served worldwide today.
The theme of the second observ-
ance of World Maritime Day is
"Safer Shipping and Cleaner
Oceans."
Programs and events in con-
nection with the observance are
concentrating on the international
efforts undertaken under the aus-
pices of the IMCO to promote safety
in shipping operations in order to
prevent loss of life and to reduce
and control pollution of the seas
from ships and other craft operat-
ing in the marine environment.


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THE PANAMA CANAL SPII.LWAY


(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, MARCH 16
2:55-Sign-On News
3:00-Sesame Street
4:00-Space Angel
4:25-The Melting Pot:
"West Indies Cooking"
4:45-General Hospital (Adult)
5:30- Qub Pasa?
5:35-Hollywood Squares
6:00-Evening Report
6:30-WKRP in Cincinnati
(Series starts)
6:55-Julia*
7:20-Betty White: "Make Yourself
at Home-Steal Something"
7:45-Bob Newhart: "Who Was
. That Masked Man"
8:15-James at 15/16
9:05-Man in a Suitcase
10:00-Focus on Today
10:15-The Detectives*
10:45-Movie: "Blood Mania"
12:15-Late News Headlines

SATURDAY, MARCH 17
10:05.--Signr-On News ... :..: .


10:10-Cartoons
10:35-Bozo
11:15-Scooby Doo
11:40-Young People's Special:
"Rock, Revere and Revolution"
12:05-Flipper* (Series ends)
12:30-Primus
12:55-Pro-Bowlers Tour
2:10-National League:
Los Angeles vs. Montreal
(Preempts Larami and
Big Valley)
3:50-Drag Racing: NHRA
Cajun Nationals 1978
4:35-Wide World of Sports
5:30-Washington Week in Review
6:00-Weekend Report
6:15-Soap Factory
6:40-Rhoda
7:05-Gift of Song (Preempts Laredo)
8:20-Carter Country (Part I of II)
8:50-Treasure Unlimited
9:15-Second City (Adult)
9:40-Double Feature:
"Grizzly" and
"The Falling Man"
12:40-Late News Headlines


SUNDAY, MARCH 18
10:40-Sign-On News
10:45-Christopher Close-Up
11:00-700 Club
12:00-Wild Kingdom:
"Baboons of Tanzania"
12:25-NBA Basketball:
Houston vs. San Antonio
(Preempts Secrets of the Deep)
2:15-Glen Campbell L.A. Open Golf
4:10-World Sportsman
4:40-Face The Nation
5:05-President Carter's
Press Conference'
5:35-Trails of Adventure
6:00-Weekend Report
6:15-The Muppets
6:40-Soldier's Diary:
6 "The Flying Fortress"
7:00-On Our Own: "Julia in the Dark"
7:30-The Avengers*
8:20-M*A*S*H
8:45-Gunsmoke
9:35-Jericho: "Jug of Wine, a Loaf
of Bread, and Pow"
10:40-The 21st Annual Grammy Awards
Show (Preempts Movie)
12:25-Late News Headlines


MONDAY, MARCH 19
2:55-Sign-On News
3:00-Sesame Street
4:00-My Favorite Martian*
4:25-Body Buddies
4:50-General Hospital (Adult)
5:30-iQu6 Pasa?
5:35-Hollywood Squares


6:00-Evening Report
6:30-What Will They Think of Next?
6:55-Can You Top This?
7:15-Variety Specials: "The Captain and
Tennille in New Orleans"
8:10-The Immortal
9:10-The Paper Chase
10:00-Focus on Today
10:15-Felony Squad*
10:40-Movie:
"Destination Inner Space"
12:05-Late News Headlines
TUESDAY, MARCH 20
2:30-Sign-On News
2:35-Electric Company
3:05-Movie:
"Captains Courageous"
4:45-General Hospital (Adult)
5:30-iQu6 Pasa?
5:35-Consumer Buyline
6:00-Evening Report
6:30-Paul Lynde Show*
6:55-Roll Out
7:25-Call of the West:
"Peter, the Hunter".
7:50-Please Stand By
(Series starts)
8:15-Hee Haw
9:05-Medical Center: "Crossroads"
(Series ends)
10:05-Focus on Today
10:20-N.Y.P.D.
10:45-Movie: "Girl Who Knew
Too Much" (Adult)
12:10-Late News Headlines
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21.
3:00-Sign-On News
3:05-Sesame Street


4:05-Cartoon Story Book*
4:25-Sew What's New: "Suit Yourself"
(Part IV)
4:50-General Hospital (Adult)
5:30--Qu Pasa?
5:35-Tic Tac Dough
6:00-Evening Report
6:30-Sha-Na-Na
6:55-Good Times
7:20-Dick Clark Live Wednesday
8:10-The Fugitive*
9:05-Information Special: "NBC Reports-
Escape From Madness"
10:00-Focus on Today
10:15-Victory at Sea*
10:40-Movie: "Fat Spy" (Adult)
12:05-Late News Headlines

THURSDAY, MARCH 22
2:55-Sign-On News
3:00-Electric Company
3:30-Partridge Family*
3:55-Thrillseekers
4:20-Wanted Dead or Alive*
4:45-General Hospital (Adult)
5:30-iQue Pasa?
5:35-Body Buddies (Repeat)
6:00-Evening Report
6:30-Fawltv Towers
7:00-Family Hour Festival: "Teenage
Years-Follow the North Star"
7:50-What's Happening
8:15-Combat*
9:05-Jeffersons (Part II of II)
9:30-Tony Randall
10:00-Focus on Today
10:15-Soap (Adult)
10:40-Movie: "The Doberman Gang"
12:10-Late News Headlines


g FrTHE MOhV 1 I 1

Beginning Friday, March 16, 1979


BALBOA (Air-Conditioned)
Fri., 6:00, 8:00-Apple Dumpling Gang (G)
Friday Owl Show, 10:05-A Rage To'Live (PG)
Sat. Jr. Mat:, 10:00 a.m.-Police Dog Story
(G)
Sun. Jr. Mat., 12:30-The Wizard of Oz (G)
Sat.-Sun., 2:30, 6:15, 8:05-Mon., 6:15,
8:05-Run, Cougar, Run (G)
Tues., 6:15, 8:25-Money, Money, Money
(SIT) (PG)
Wed.-Thur. 6:15, 8:05-Thunder and Light-
ning (PG)

GAMBOA
Fri.-No Deposit No Return (G)
Friday Owl Show, 9:15-Billy Two Hats
(SIT).(PG).
Sat. Jr. Mat., 6:15-Donovan's Reef (G)
Sat., 8;15-Yours, Mine and Ours (G)
Sun.-Oh, God! (SIT) (PG)
Tues.-Junior Bonner (SIT) (PG)
Wed.-Julia (PG)


PARAISO
Sun.-Julia (PG)
Mon.-Oh, God! (SIT) (PG)
Wed.-Junior Bonner (SIT) (PG)

COCO SOLO (Air-Conditioned)
Fri.-Digby the Biggest Dog in the World
(SIT) (PG)
Friday Owl Show, 10:00-The Witches (PG)
Sat. Jr. Mat., 2:O--Veracruz (SIT) (PG)
Sun. Jr. Mat., 2:00-Hang'Em High (SIT)(PG)
Sat.-Sun.-Mon., 7:30-Gauntlet (SIT) (R)
Tues.-Wed., 7:30-Let's Do It Again
(SIT) (PG)
Thurs.-Mother, Jugs and Speed (SIT) (PG)


MARGARITA
Fri.-Blue Bird (SIT) (G)
Friday Owl Show, 9:30-Htombre'(PG)
Sat. Jr. Mat., 2:00-Morgan the Pirite (G)
Sat.-Diamonds Are Forever (PG)
Sun. Jr. Mat., 2:00-Strongest Man in the
World (G)
Sun.-Mon.-Grease (SIT) (PG)
Tues.-Baby Blue Marine (PG)




RAINBOW CITY (Air-Conditioned)
Sun.-Mon.-Let's Do It Again (SIT) (PG)
Tues.-Mother, Jugs and Speed (SIT) (PG)
Wed.-Thur.--Gauntlet (SIT) (R)


GATUN MINI-THEATER
(Air-Conditioned)
Fri.-Butch Cassidy (PG)
Sat. Jr. Mat., 2:00-Last of the Comanches
(G)
Sat.-D Day the 6th of June (G)
Sun. Jr. Mat., 2:00-The Domino Kid (PG)
Sun.-Walk on the Wild Side (PG)



'All night shows begin at 7:00 except as shown.
All shows are post meridiem time exceptas shown.
Program subject to change.
FILM SUITABILITY GUIDE: (G) All ages admitted.
General audience. (PG) Parental guidance sug-
gested, some material may not be suited for pre-
teenagers. (R) Restricted. Persons under 17 not
admitted unless accompanied by parent or legal
guardian. (X) Persons under 17 not admitted.
(SIT) Indicates Spanish titles. (BW) All in color
unless listed.


Panama Canal Spillway


HAIOLD R. PAuFITT
Governor of the Canal Zone
VICTOR C. CANEL
Acting Information Officer


JAMES H. TORMEY
Lieutenant Governor
DOLORES E. SUISMAN
Editor


The SPILL1WAY 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 Panama Canal Company to Chief, Admin-
istrative Services Division, Box M, Balboa Heights, C.Z.


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Five good reasons to attend the Atlantic side Sandra Smith, representing the School of the
Youth Activities Carnival are the candidates for Americas. The girls are selling advance tickets
carnival queen, from left: Andrea Moran, repre- to the carnival, which will be held March 30, 31
senting the 3/7th Special Forces Group; Julie and April 1, 2, and 3 at the Fort Gulick sports
Collins, the Panama Canal Company; Jackie field. Proceeds will be used the year 'round for
Anthony, the 4/10th Infantry, Fort Davis; Wynette the Atlantic side youth program.
Kinlaw, Jungle Operations Training Center; and


Isthmian College Club To Award Three Scholarships


The Isthmian College Club has
announced three scholarships to
be awarded this spring.
Two of the scholarships will be
for at least $1,000 each for study
at an accredited college or
university in the United States.
To be eligible, a student must be
a graduate of Balboa High School
or Canal Zone College and have
attended either or both of these
institutions for a total of two years.
The club will also award a $500
scholarship for the continuing
education of an adult at Canal
Zone College or Florida State
University.
This award, which is being
offered for the third time, is
intended to offer encouragement
and aid to an adult who has had to


interrupt his or her education and
who has a desire to pursue college
studies.
Applicants must have graduated
from or attended a U.S., Canal
Zone, DODDS, or an accredited
overseas U.S. high school for at
least two years and have lived on
the Isthmus for at least three
months. If they did not graduate
from high school, they can
complete the G.E.D. test to qualify
for admission to college. At least
one year must have elapsed since
applicants attended high school.
The scholarship is open to those
who have not attended college
before, as well as those currently
enrolled in either Canal Zone
College or Florida State University.
All scholarships are open to men


and women. Application must be
made by March 31. Application
blanks may be obtained from
counselors at Balboa High School
or Canal Zone College or from Dr.
Jorge L. Quiros at Florida State
University.
Interested persons may also call
Donna Stuebe at Balboa High
School, 52-7896, between 8 a.m.
and 2:30 p.m., for an application
blank and further details.

Crossroads Writers
Crossroads Writers hold monthly
meetings that cover topics of in-
terest to writers.
Anyone interested may call
Lillian Nott, president, 43-5466,
or A. Grimm Richardson, 43-
5232.


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Surrounded by his mother and father and Elks Duda, leading knight; Richard Egolf, exalted ruler;
officers, little George Beckwith tries out the pos- Sharon Shaw, trustee; Mercedes Beckwith; Al
ture chair donated to him by Elks LodgeNo. 1414. Zapata, secretary; Carl Chapman, inner guard;
From left, Don Phillips, club manager; Stewart and Mike Progana, chairman of the social and
Wallace, district deputy grand exalted ruler; community welfare committee.
DeWitt Myers, loyal knight; Jolly Beckwith; John


Balboa Elks Aid Cerebral Palsy Victim


Little George Gilbert Beckwith
has been flat on his back most of
the time since he was born five
years ago. When not lying on his
bed, George was carried by his
mother, or sprawled on the floor,
unable to sit up. That was where
the late Tommy Thomson first
saw him several months ago at
his parents home in Cerro Punta.
',Thahks to Tommy Thomson's
concern for humanity and the
largehearted generosity of mem-
bers of the Balboa Elks, Lodge
1414, Balboa, George now can sit


The Panama Canal Apprentice-
ship Training Program announces
apprenticeship training oppor-
tunities for persons interested in
getting paid a good salary while
learning a lucrative trade.
The apprenticeship training
program includes three or four
years of progressive training in
any of the various crafts offered,
with periodic increases in pay.
Among the crafts are air-con-
ditioning equipment mechanic;
electrician; electronic' mechanic;
machinist; mate-towboat; pipe-
fitter; telephone mechanic; tow-
boat engineer; welder; and a
number of other trades.
Training will be in the Panama
Canal Apprenticeship School
which is prepared to offer pro-
grams of instruction comparable
to those offered by top educa-
tional institutions in related areas.
Applicants must be high school
graduates or at least 17 and a half
years of age and be residents of
the Republic of Panama or the
Canal Zone. A knowledge of Eng-
lish is desired, however, not man-
datory. Applicants selected who
have little or no knowledge of
English will be given a 12-week
concentrated English course and
be paid while taking the course.
Persons who would-like to join
the apprenticeship training pro-


up in a chair made especially for
him.
The youngest of Jolly and Mer-
cedes Beckwith's eight children,
George is the victim of cerebral
palsy, a brighteyed little boy with
no muscular control whatsoever.
Tommy Thomson, who was
director of Palo Seco Hospital for
many years, brought the boy'ssad
plight tdthe attentionn 'of physi-
cians in David's Social Security
Hospital and Gorgas Hospital and
Dr. James Wolf, coordinator of
Special Education. They all rec-


gram will be given a written ex-
amination in English or Spanish,
at the option of the applicant.
To apply, visit the Central Ex-
amining Office, Building 363 in
Ancon, Monday through Thurs-
day, from 7:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. or
Friday, from 7:15 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The telephone number is 52-3584.
On the Atlantic side, applicants
may go to the Old Fire Station,
Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
All qualified applicants will re-
ceive consideration without regard
to race, religion, color, national
origin, sex, age, partisan political
affiliation or any other non-merit
factor.

Is Your Return Taxing?
Help Will Be Here Soon

A tax assistor from the Internal
Revenue Service will be on the
Isthmus for four days this month
to assist U.S.-citizen taxpayers
with their 1978 returns.
The tax assistor will be avail-
able for consultation in the Span-
ish Room, second floor porch of
the Administration Building, Bal-
boa Heights, on March 22, 23-and
29, and in Room 109,Administra-
tion Building, Cristobal, on
March 26.
For further information, call
52-6462 on March 22.


ommended a relaxation chair that
would help his posture.
When the Balboa Elks were ap-
proached for help, they decided
to use Lodge funds to have a chair
built and make a gift of it to the
child.
At a ceremony held last Wednes-
day at the Balboa Elks, the chair
,was donated to the Iile boy in
memory of humanitarian Tommy
Thomson who died early this
year. His father brought George
to the Canal Zone in his produce
truck. Jolly Beckwith transports
cabbages from Cerro Punta to
market in Panama once a week.
His mother and two sisters also
came along for the presentation
of the chair which also will be a
big help to those who take care
of him.

The chair was especially built
by J. A. Preston of New York. It is
padded and can be adjusted to
hold him as he grows. Other fea-
tures include a large tray to hold
the food he is fed or for playing;
supports which are adjustable for
his feet; an adjustable support for
his head and other features. It
also can be made into a bed. Cost
of the chair was $450.

Throughout the years, the
compassion and good will of the
Balboa Elks has been manifested
in numerous acts of benevolence
and social service. The Lodge
sponsors a Christmas party and
donates gifts every year to stu-
dents of Hellen Keller School for
the Blind in Bethania and it pro-
vides scholarships for outstand-
ing students of the school. A stu-
dent, who was given a special
grant by the Lodge to attend the
National Conservatory of Music
in Panama, is nowteaching music
to blind piano students in Chiri-
qui. Recently the lodge also paid
for surgery and hospital costs in-
volved in the removal of a deform-
ing feature from the face of a
Panamanian child, who also is
from Cerro Punta.


Full-time permanent U.S.-cit-
izen employees below the cut-off
and part-time and temporary
U.S.-citizen employees, who are
otherwise eligible, may nowapply
for provisional assignment to ad-
vertised "no-taker" quarters in
all categories of housing, accord-
ing to changes that have been
made to Panama Canal housing
regulations.
The provisional assignments
will be made in accordance with
the following order of priorities
with employee service date within
each priority level continuing to
be the final determining factor:
Full-time permanent employ-
ees, NM-7 or equivalent and
above.
Full-time, permanent employ-
ees, NM-4, NM-5, NM-6 or equiv-
alent.
Full-time, permanent employ-
ees, NM-1, NM-2, NM-3 or equiv-
alent.
Part-time and temporary em-
ployees, NM-7 or equivalent and
above.
Part-time and temporary em-
ployees, NM-4, NM-5, NM-6 or
equivalent.
Part-time and temporary em-
ployees, NM-1, NM-2, NM-3 or
equivalent.
Housing units are designated
"no-taker" by the Housing Man-
ager after they have been ad-
vertised at least twice and appli-
cations from employees eligible
for regular assignment have not
been received.


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BACK TO BASICS-A fourth grader at Diablo Elementary School
gets a penmanship lesson from Tom Shoemaker of the Palmer
Method Handwriting Co. The Palmer Method was re-introduced
into Canal Zone schools this school year after parents and
teachers expressed their view that good handwriting should be
a goal of the curriculum. Shoemaker acted as a consultant to
the elementary teachers last month, explaining techniques for
teaching handwriting and giving classroom demonstrations
with students.


'Earn As You Learn' Is The Way It's Done

In Canal's Apprenticeship Training Program


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THE PANAMA CANAL. SPILLWAY


Page 3


March 16


Another change to the regula-
tions eliminates the "reason for
being in the area" test for deter-
mining eligibility for regular as-
signment to quarters. Now, any
U.S.-citizen employee, who is
otherwise eligible, may apply for
quarters.
For further information on
these assignment policy changes,
contact district housing managers.

Theatre Guild Offering

Grant to Aspiring Artist
The Theatre Guild Board of
Governors is offering a one-year
grant of $1,000 in the name of
Arline Raymond to encouragethe
development of young talent in
the dramatic arts.

Mrs. Raymond, who died about
two years ago, left a legacy of avid
support of theatre in the Canal
Zone. She not only appeared in
many UnitedWay productions but
supported the Guild as a patrdn
of the arts.
Friends of Arline Raymond and
the Theatre Guild may contribute
to the Arline Raymond Memorial
Scholarship Fund in care of The
Theatre Guild, Box 3648, Balboa,
Canal Zone.
Those interested in obtaining
scholarship applications or addi-
tional information may call Richard
Johnson at 52-5242. The dead-
line for submitting applications is
April 1-. -


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THE PANAMA CANAL SPI.I.WAY


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. 1 Indicates written test requirement. # Signifies a security position to be
filled only by a U.S. citizen.


PERMANENT POSITIONS
(Exception to the Freeze)


Bureau Lo- Va-
or ca- can-
Base Rate Division tion cies


Chief Engineer, Towboat FE-14 (Knowledge of English) (License
required) (Shift work required) ................................... ................ $10.90 Port Captain A 1
Master, Towboat FE-15 (Knowledge of English) (License
required) (Shift work required) ........ ......... . .... ..... $11.50 Port Captain P 1
Medical Officer (General Practice) NE-13/14...... $32,219.20/$34,590.40 Gorgas P 1
TEMPORARY PROMOTIONS
(That may become permanent)-These positions will be filled by competitive procedures;
therefore, the selectees' temporary promotions MAY be converted to permanent without
further competition when the freeze is lifted, provided the positions have not been used for
placement of RIF'd employees by September 30, 1979.
Water Treatment.Plant Operator MG-10 (NTE 9-30-79) ................... $7.52 Wat. & Labs. P 1
TEMPORARY POSITIONS
Animal Caretaker MG-5 (NTE 9-29-79) ... ......... ............ $3.00 Vet. Med. A 1
Civil Engineer NM-9 (NTE 9-19-79) (Knowledge of.Spanish) (Driver's
License required) ..... ......................... .............$15,704.00 Maintenance P 1
Engineering Equipment Operator MG-8 (NTE 9-19-79) ................... $3.94 Maintenance P 1
Laborer MG-3 (NTE 9-19-79)' ... ............................................ $2.93 Maintenance P 1
Sheetin&t !aicfWit�MGiv0I(NTE,9-19'79): . ..... . :......... $7.52 .Maintenance 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
the Canal Zone Library. Further information may be obtained from the Employment and Placement
Branch, telephone 52-3336, 52-3176 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 Coordinator's office is located in Building 345,
Room 101, Ancon, Canal Zone, telephone 52-7570.


It's A Crime To Get Burglarized


If you see anything suspicious in your
neighborhood, callthe CanalZone Police

52-7862 or 43-2111


Outsmarting Thieves
(Continued from page 1)


has any doubt about a visitor,
Twohy said. But he reemphasized
that the caller should be kept out-
side .the, door. ..Brazen .daytime
burglrsi'allobed insideowhile the
maid makes a call will steal all
they can while the maid is out of
sight, he said.
In line with that, Twohy said he
keeps his doors locked in the day-
time even when he is at home.
Thieves have been known to bur-
glarize one part ofthe house while
its occupants are in another.
The old standby rule that you
should leave a light on when you
are going to be away from home
after dark is one that both officers
follow. Twohy goes a step further
and has installed a timing device
that turns a light in his home on
automatically at dark and turns it
off at dawn:
Twohy said his home will soon
be protected by a burglary alarm
system that is scheduled to be in-
stalled under the Housing Man-
agement Branch's liveability pro-
gram. Grills for the jalousie-type
windows that thieves can break
through with such ease are also
available under the same program.
Other safeguards that will be


installed without charge for res-
idents that call the Housing Man-
agement Branch to request them
are pick-plates, stainless steel
guards that keep door latches
from being picked opened; bur-
glar pins, which are screwed into
the framing on the hinge side of
the door to prevent the door from
being removed; and plywood panels,
used to seal off doors with jalousie-
type windows in them.
But for all the precautions res-
ident takes, burglaries will still
occur. As Tochterman put it, "For
every suggestion we make for
preventing break-ins, there are
10 guys out there thinking up
easier ways to do it."
He recommends that residents
inventory all their valuables and
put a permanent identifying mark
on them. Then if a burglary oc-
curs, the victim will know what he
or she lost and will be ableto iden-
tify the goods if they are recovered.
Tochterman suggests photo-
graphing valuables as-a way of
identifying them in case of theft.
He recently photographed all of
his wife's jewelry for just that
purpose.


Soccer Program


Needs Coaches
The 1979 Recreation Services
Youth Soccer Program is getting
underway at the Balboa High
School Gymnasium.
In an effort to make this the best
season yet, the Recreation Serv-
ices Office is asking interested
adults to participate in the pro-
gram by volunteering as coaches.
The R.S.O. will hold a clinic to
teach coaches the fundamentals
of soccer.
There will be two divisions: Di-
vision I for 7 to 9 year olds and Di-
vision II for 10 to 12 year olds.
Coaches are needed for the
townsites of Balboa, Balboa Heights,
Gamboa, Los Rios, Diablo and
Ancon.
Anyone willing to volunteer
some time fora worthwhile cause
should call the Recreation Serv-
ices Office at 52-2903 or stop by
the office in the Balboa High School
gym Monday through Friday from
1 to 4 p.m. or on Saturdays from
9 a.m. to4 p.m.
For further information call
52-2903.


Engineers' Meeting At

Fort Amador Tuesday
The Panama Post of the Society
of American Military Engineers
will hold its monthly meeting on
Tuesday, March 20, at the Fort
Amador Officers'.Club. There will
be a social hour from 6:30 to7:30
p.m., followed by a roast beef au
ius dinner at $5 25 a plate..,
; The guest speaker will be Augusto-
Zambrano, an engineer who will
discuss institutional mechan-
isms and land use rights estab-
lished by the Panama Canal Treaty
in civil and military areas to be
transferred to the Republic of
Panama.
Dress is guayabera. Reserva-
tions should be made by calling
Orlando Calder6n at 52-5767 or
Capt. Carlos Natal at 84-3705.

Placement Assistance
(Continued from page 1)
-accept a position with the
Republic of Panama in an activity
formerly operated by the Com-
pany/Government under terms
and conditions of employment
similar to those in effect at the
time of separation;
-decline a permanent, full-
time, competitive position at a
rate of pay no lower than that re-
ceived at the time of separation.
If a candidate on the RPL de-
clines a permanent, full-time,
competitive position with a rate
of pay that is lower than that re-
ceived at the time of separation,
the candidate will not be con-
sidered for any jobs in the grade
declined or in any lower grades.
The reemployment of a dis-
placed employee from the RPL is
considered a reinstatement. The
conditions of employment, in
terms of salary and other entitle-
ments and benefits, will be those
in existence at the time of re-
instatement.


Performance Awards-lts Not What


You Do But The Way That You Do It


At performance rating time,
supervisors look back over the
year and judge their employees
on all aspects of their work. You
should know what makes one
employee superior or outstand-
ing and another satisfactory so
that you can set your sights on a
performance award for nextyear.
These are the criteria that your
supervisor will consider:

Quality of Performance:
Thoroughness; acceptability
and adequacy of results.
Dependability; accuracy of
work.
Orderliness and neatness of
work.
Technical skill with which
important procedures, ins-
truments, or machines are
employed in performing
required duties.
Original suggestions or con-
tributions to improvement
in work methods, including
submission of innovative,
loss-saving and time-saving
ideas under the Company/
Government Suggestion
Program.

Productiveness:
Amount of work done.
,Industry, application of time,
interest and energy to
duties.
Planning work to utilize best
time and resources.
Speed and promptness in
: comple't'ing -iissighTnents

Qualifications Shown On Job:
Knowledge of duties and re-
lated work.
Ability to learn and profit by
observation and experi-
ence.
Special education and train-
ing for position.
Judgment; sense of propor-
tion; common sense.
Initiative and resourceful-
ness; ability to improve.
Cooperativeness; ability to
work with and for others.

When rating supervisors, addi-
tional criteria are used: effective-
ness in getting good work done in
a unit, in securing adequate out-
put from a unit, and in developing
and training employees.
Supervisors are also judged for
time and effort spent to advance
equal employment opportunity
within the Canal organization and


March 23 Party Planned
For Hollowells' Ferewell

A retirement party for Mary and
Freeland Hollowell will be held
March 23 in theAmerican Legion
Ballroom.
There will be a cocktail hour,
steamship roast dinner, and pay-
as-you-go bar.
Tickets at $7.50 per person can
be obtained by calling W. D.
Ritchie, 52-7990, or Judy Burck,
52-3196.


should be recognized for their
contributions in fostering EEO. In
evaluating their contributionsthe
following job factors should be
considered:
Motivation of employees through
direct encouragement and assist-
ancetodeveloptheirfull potential
and utilize their skills to the maxi-
mum extent;
Effective achievement of em-
ployee utilization; and
Demonstration of sensitive treat-
ment given to all employees.
Recognition may be given to
persons within programs, pro-
jects, or activities which have EEO
implications, or whose superior
accomplishments in training, re-
cruitment, or other activities en-
courages the advancement of
equal opportunity in Government.
Recognition may be given to
EEO Counselors. Counselors
should be recognized who have
provided outstanding service
through effective resolution of
employee discrimination com-
plaints by developing rapport with
employees, for offering guidance
in the discussion of their complaints;
and building a reputation for
prompt effective action. The recogni-
tion may take the form of a spe-
cial citation or other appropriate
symbol of- honor. This honorary
award should not be precluded as
a complementary recognition in
those outstanding cases in which
the' entire contribution extends
iu'. ' A o miei.pil D'LGUiO i7! D i.r'i
beyond equal opportunity to in-
clude other benefits to the Gov-
ernment.
The procedure for selecting and
granting awards is part of the
Company-Government's Incen-
tive Awards plan. A copy of the
Panama Canal Personnel Manual
is available in most units and may
be referred to for full details con-
cerning the performance rating
plan.
Employees may inspect their
records in the Personnel Records-
Administrative Branch, Personnel
Bureau, after May 20, 1979.


Cash Only
(Continued from page 1)
duction credit does not apply to
purchases from the Storehouse
and other non-retail units, to the
purchases of safety shoes or eye-
glasses nor to hospital charges.
For non-employees with Pan-
ama Canal credit cards, the final
phase means the discontinuance
of charge privileges at Panama
Canal retail stores, except for the
purchase of eyeglasses. Charge
privileges at the Storehouse and
Motor Transportation Division
will continue if previously author-
ized. There will be no change to
the present credit arrangements
for non-employees with hospital
privileges.
For organizations with Panama
Canal Company credit cards,
there will be no change in present
charge privileges.


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Mas de 64 Afios al Servicio del Comercio Mundial


Spillway del Canal de Panama


Vol. XVII, No. 29


Viernes, Marzo 16, 1979


Empleados Afectados por la Reducci6n


Participaran en Colocaci6


Este es el segundo de una series
de articulos sobre asistencia en la
colocaci6n que se ofrecerg a los
empleados de la Compania y
Gobierno.
La Direcci6n de Personal pron-
to confeccionar6 un Listado de
Reempleo Prioritario (RPL) para
asistir a los empleados de la Com-
pafiia y Gobierno que resulten se-
parados de sus empleos a raiz de
la reducci6n de personal a obte-
ner colocaci6n con la Comisi6n
del Canal de Panama. Esta asis-
tencia se dar, a partir del 1� de
octubre de 1979.
El RPL contender los nombres
de todos los empleados decarrera
o de carrera condicional de la or-
ganizaci6n del Canal que sean
destituidos por reducci6n de per-
sonal como resultado de la ejecu-
cuci6n delTratado. Estos emplea-
dos automaticamente recibiran.
consideraci6n prioritaria para to-
das las vacantes que se produz-
can dentro de la Comisi6n del
Canal de Panamb si reinen los
requisitos necesarios.
Esencialmente, la creaci6n del
RPL significa que, cuando en el
future se produzcan vacantes en
la Comisi6n que no puedan ser
!lenadas por ascensos, degrada-
ciones y.reasignaciones; la admi-
nistiK~bi'o~hSt"a '6lig a'da a' sled-
cionar el empleado entire los can-
didatos capacitados que aparez-
can en esta lista.
Las inicas excepciones a esta
regla seran la contrataci6n de


Desde Abril, S6Io

Compras al Contado en

Almacenes de la Zona
El sabado 31 de marzo sera el
Iltimo dia enquesepodr6 utilizar
las deducciones salariales para
efectuar compras en los almace-
nes de la Compaiia del Canal de
Panamb. Este es el tercer y ltimo
pasodel plan iniciadoenseptiem-
bre para la eliminaci6n de ventas
a credito a empleados.
Los empleados que tengan que
reducir grandes saldos de cuen-
tas al cr6dito antes del 1 de octu-
bre de 1979, podran solicitar que
todo el balance o parte del mismo
sea transferido a su cuenta de
deducciones salariales. Esto eli-
minaria el interns mensual quese
cobra sobre el saldo de cuentas
al cr6dito.
Los empleados que quieran
aprovechar este arreglo, deben
solicitarlo por escrito a la Secci6n
de Cuentas por Pagar, Apartado
K, Balboa Heights, Zonadel Canal.
El saldo complete del cr6dito se
cancelard por deducciones regu-
lares en un tdrmino de 12 perio-
dos de pago en las solicitudesque
se reciban antes del 16 de abril.
DespuBs de esta fecha, las de-
ducciones se dividiran.entre los
periods de pagos restantes en el
afo fiscal corriente y ladeducci6n
final se efectuar6 en el period
de pago del 1 de octubre.
La eliminaci6n de las deduccio-
(Continda en la pagina 4)


candidates con 10 puntos de pre-
ferencia o el reempleo de candi-
datos de preferencia que tengan
status de carrera odecarrera con-
dicional. Estas excepciones, sin
embargo, no causaran mayor
impact en este program.
Los empledos destitufdos que
figure en esta lista seran consi-
derados para todos los trabajos
para los que est6n capacitados,
incluyendo aquellos empleos en
grades mas altos que aquellos de
los que fueron destituidos. Los
empleados destituidos ser n con-
siderados automaticamente para
empleos en ambos sectors del
Istmo y para todos los grades para
los que est6n capacitados, salvo
que elijan ser considerados s6lo
para aquellos empleos en cierto
sector y a cierto nivel.
Los empleados tendrn oportu-
nidad de especificar sus prefe-
rencias en una hoja de informa-
ci6n que recibiran despu's de
haber recibido la Notificaci6n de
Reducci6n de Personal. Esta hoja
debe ser completada y devuelta a
la Oficina de Asistencia en la Co-
locaci6n de la Direcci6n de Perso-
nal. Esta informaci6n deber6
mantenerse al dia mientras el in-


n Prioritaria
dividuo permanezca en el RP
La selecci6n de individuos q
esten en el RPL deber6 ser hec
por orden de grupo y subgru
segin las reglas contenidas en
Manual Federal de Personal. L
empleados de carrera deber-
ser considerados antes que I
empleados de carrera condici
nal, y dentro de estos grupos, I
candidates elegibles de prefer
cia tienen prioridad sobre los ca
didatos sin preferencia.
SepodrAn hacerexcepciones
orden de selecci6n s6lo si las p(
sonas que aparecen en el lista
como capacitadas se vieran i
posibilitadas de asumir la respo
sabilidad complete del trabajo
un period de 90 dias.
Los empleados de carrera p
drin permanecer en la lista p
dos aFios y los empleados de
rrera condicional por un aio
partir de la fecha de separaci
Seran removidosdeestalistam
temprano por una de las siguie
tes razones:
-si solicitan por escrito s
removidos;
-si aceptantrabajocompe
tivo y permanent con la Cor
(Continua en la pagina 4)


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En la grafica se aprecia una vista de la popa del "Barber Toba'
super carguero del Barber Blue Sea, que muestra la s6lida ramp
de bisagras en los moments que transit por el Corte Gaillari
La rampa, quetiene el ancho de una carretera de dos carries, puec
usarse para descargar la nave a raz6n de 800 toneladas por hora
El barco, que tiene 749 pies de eslora y 105 pies de manga, reciel
temente efectu6 un trinsito del Canal hacia el norte con destiny
a Miami. La nave puede Ilevar 1,800 furgones de20 pies, 400 auti
m6viles y 2,150,000 pies cubicos de carga embalada. El "Barbi
Toba" es parte de una flota de seis naves con un valor total c
$200 millones que esta siendo introducida en las principal
rutas comerciales estadounidenses por el consorcio navier
noruego, ingles y sueco. El "Barber Toba" y sus cinco barco
gemelos seran usuarios regulars del Canal. C. B. Fenton y Cia
funge como agents del barco en la Zona del Canal.


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Experts Asesoran Sobre C6mo

Burlar a los Astutos Ladrones


ser El aumento creciente de robos
en pleno dia en las areas residen-
3ti- ciales de la Zona del Canal motiv6
ni- que el SPILLWAY buscara formas
de ayudar a sus lectores a evitar
- tales crimenes.
Le preguntamos a miembros de
la Policfa de la Zona del Canal que
estan hadcendo [as personas con
experiencia en estos asuntos para
evitar que sus casas sean roba-
das. El Teniente George R. Toch-
terman y el Sargento Henry Twohy
ofrecieron consejos practicos que
ellos mismos siguen.
Los oficiales recalcaron la im-
portancia de mantenerse siempre
alerta al extreme de sospechar de
todo y detodos. Tochterman acon-
seja a losresidentesqueinformen
a la policia sobre cualquier perso-
na sospechosa que vean v'gando
en las Breas residenciales: La ex-.
periencia ha demostrado que mu-
chos robos ocurren despues que
una casa ha sido vigilada por el
ladr6n para determinar cuando
salen para su trabajo o la escuela
los miembros de la familiar ya qu6
hora Ilega la empleada.
Si el sospechoso anda a pie, tra-
te de dar una descripci6n a la po-
licia. Si la persona est6 estaciona-
da o manejando en un area resi-
dencial, anote la marca y el color
del vehiculo y el nimero de la
Splaca.
Nosedejeengafarpor labuena
apariencia en el vestir de nihos
Sque vagan por el area, aiadi6
Tochterman. Entre ladrones y
c6mplices hay una gran variedad
de tipos.
Tochterman mencion6 el hecho
de que con frecuencia hay resi-
pa dentes que no saben el nombre
d. complete y la direcci6n de sus
le propios empleados dom6sticos.
a. Los residents deben procurar
n- saber lo suficiente sobre cual-
o0 quier individuo que tenga acceso
o- a su hogar para poder localizarlo,
er aiadi6.
le Conjuntamente con la concien-
es cia p6blica, se necesita un espiri-
'o tu de cooperaci6n en la comuni-
os dad. Twohy dijo, "A mi no se me
a. ocurriria nunca salir a pasear un
fin desemana sin pedirlea misve-


cinos que vigilen mi casa". Fre-
cuentemente una Ilamada a la
policia por un vecino preocupado
ha resultado en el arresto-de un
sospechoso.
Los vecinos deben saber cuan-
do usted se va, cuando piensa re-
gresar, y si algun amigo ocompa-
fiero de trabajo pudiera ven'ir'a
visitarlo mientras esta paseando.
Los vecinos tambidn pueden re-
coger los peri6dicos que de otra
manera se acumularian en su
puerta y le indicarian a los pre-
suntos ladrones que no hay nadie
en casa.
Los empleados dom6sticos tam-
bi6n deben ser informados dia-
riamente sobre qui6n pudiera vi-
sitar la casa. "Nadie debe ser ad-
mitido en la casa sin su aproba-
ci6n", dijo Twohy.
. A menu'do los ladronestflegana
la residencia en un vehiculo co-
mercial y le dicen a la empleada
que vienen a recoger un aparato
acondicionador de aire o un tele-
visor para repararlo, dijo Tochter-
man.
(Continua en la pagina 4)


Observan Hoy el Dia

Maritimo Mundial 1979

El Secretario General de la
Organizaci6n Intergubernamental
para Consultas Maritimas(IMCO)
anuncia la observancia del Dia
Maritimo Mundial que hoy se cele-
bra mundialmente.
El tema de esta segunda obser-
vancia del Dia Maritimo Mundial es
"Navegaci6n Mas Segura y Ocea-
nos Mas'Limpios."
Los programs y eventosquese
Ilevaran a cabocon motive deesta
fecha enfatizan los esfuerzos
internacionales que se han em-
prendido bajo los auspicios IMCO
para promover seguridad en las
operaciones maritimas a fin de
evitar p6rdida de vidas y reducir
y controlar la contaminaci6n de
los mares por substancias nocivas
lanzadas desde los buquesyotras
embarcaciones pequeias.


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SPILLWAY DEL CANAL DE PANAMA


C an I 2 *Acolores. Sujeto a cambios sin previo aviso.


VIERNES
10:30-Club 700
11:30-Plaza Sesamo
12:00-Super Agente 86
12:30-Tras la Noticia
1:00-Cine Vespertino
3:00-Super Amigos
4:00-Cocinemos con Rosita
5:00-Bonanza
6:00-La Tremenda Corte
6:30-TV-2 Informa
7:30-Los Waltons
8:30-Acci6n y Misterio
10:30-Ultimas Noticias
11:00-Ultima Tanda

SABADO
10:00-Catedral del Aire
10:30-Mundo Infantil
11:30-De Mujer a Mujer
12:30-Tras la Noticia
1:00--Ftbol en TV-2
2:30-El Ancho Mundo del Depdrte
3:30-Aventureros del Camino
4:30-Harry 0
5:30-Nosotros
6:30-TV-2 Informa
7:30-Disco Magico


8:00-Misterios de Hardy Boys and
Nancy Drew
9:00-Pepper Anderson Detective
10:00--Crimenes de Pasi6n
11:00-Cine de Oro

DOMINGO
9:00-Documental
9:15-La Santa Misa
10:00-Cristianismo y Educaci6n
10:30-Todo por la Patria
12:00-Loteria
12:30-Boxeo de Ayer y Hoy
2:00-Club PTL
3:00-Cine de Acci6n
5:00-Disneylandia
6:00-El Especial
7:00-Switch
8:00-Viaje Fantastico
9:00-Best Sellers
10:00-Super Estreno

LUNES
10:30-Club 700
11:30-Plaza Sesamo
12:00-Super Agente 86
12:30-Tras la Noticia
1:00-Cine Vespertino


3:30-Especial de la Hanna Barbera
4:00-Cocinemos con Rosita
5:00-Bonanza
6:00-La Tremenda Corte
6:30-TV-2 Informa
7:30-La Mujer Bi6nica
8:30-Cine Favorito
10:30-Ultimas Noticias
11:00-Ultima Tanda

MARTES
10:30-Club 700
11:30-Plaza Sesamo
12:00-Super Agente 86
12:30-Tras la Noticia
1:00-Cine Vespertino
3:00-Tom y Jerry
3:30-Nuevas Aventuras de Superman
4:00-Cocinemos con Rosita
5:00-Bonanza
6:00-La Tremenda Corte
6:30-TV-2 Informa
7:30-Cl6sico Familiar
8:30-Cosmos 1999
9:30-Starsky y Hutch
10:30-Ultimas Noticias
11:00-Ultima Tanda

MIERCOLES
10:30-Club 700
11:30-Plaza S6samo
12:00-Loteria y Alegria
12:30-Tras la Noticia
1:00-Cine Vespertino
3:00-Los Chicos del Espacio


3:30-Gulliver
4:00-Cocinemos con Rosita
5:00-Bonanza
6:00-La Tremenda Corte
6:30-TV-2 Informa
7:30-El Especial
8:30-Generaci6n 1965
9:30-Pioneros del Oeste
10:30-Ultimas Noticias
11:00-Ultima Tanda

JUEVES
10:30-Club 700
11:30-Plaza Sesamo


RAINBOW CITY
(Aire-Acondicionado)
Domingo y lunes-Let's Do It Again
(SIT) (PG)
Martes-Mother, Jugs and Speed (SIT) (PG)
Miercoles y jueves- Gauntlet (SIT) (R)


12:00-Super Agente 86
12:30-Tras la Noticia
1:00-Cine Vespertino
3:00-Aventuras de Chan
3:30-Benito y Cecilio
4:00-Cocinemos con Rosita
5:00-Bonanza
6:00-La Tremenda Corte
6:30-TV-2 Informa
7:30-Baretta
8:30-Lo Mejor del Boxeo
10:00-Grandes Desastres
10:30-Ultimas Noticias
11:00-Ultima Tanda


PARAISO

Domingo-Julia (PG)
Lunes-Oh, God! (SIT) (PG)
MiBrcoles-Junior Bonner (SIT) (PG)


GUIA DE PELICULAS: (G) Audiencia general para personas de todas las edades. (PG) Se sugiere la Guia de
los Padres, pues parte de la pelicula no sera apta para nieos. (R) Restringida. Menores de 17 afos tendrin
que ir acompanados de uno de los padres o su guardian legal. (X) No se admitira menores de 17 afios.
(SIT) Titulos en espanol.


Canal 4A
VIERNES
10:30-Festival de Cartones
10:45-Consejos para Usted
10:55-Festival de Cartones
11:15-El Arte de Cocinar*
11:45-Dick Tracy
12:00-Mr. Magoo
12:15-Candilejas
1:00-Informativo
del Mediodia
-".1 i.'-ki Iohmigo
2:30-Marcha Nupcial
3:00-El Manzntial
3:30-Los Fabulosos Cien
4:00-Los Beailes
4:30-GasDarin
5:09-Clutch Cargo
5:30-Dick Van Dyke
6:00-Telenoticias RPC
7:00-Pentagrama
8:00-Coraz6n Salvaje
9:00-Rafaela
10:00-Cuesti6n de Minutos
10:15-Magazine
10:30-Viernes Deportivo
*.ABADO
10:00-Camirio de la Verdad
10:30-Festival de Cartones
10:45-Ahora
11:15-Los Amigos del
Hombre
11:45-Academia del Espacio
12:15-Hogar, Dulce Hogar
12:45-Informativo
l:30-Martinez Blanco
4:03-Tarz n
5:00-Lanser
6:00-Teienoticias RPC
7:00-Richie Brockelman
8:00-Del Vecchio
9:00-Barnaby Jones
10:00-Cine Monumental
DOMINGO
9:00-Documental
9:15-La Santa Misa
10'00-Cristianismo
y Educacidn
10:30-Todo por la Patria
12:00-Silvese Qui6n Pueda
12:30-Tooo Giaio


A colors. Sujeto a cambios sin previo aviso.
1:00-Domingo Deportivo 9:00-Rafaela
6:00-300 Millones 10:00-Cuesti6n de Minutos
7:00-Tigres Voladores 10:15-Cine Colosal .
R0n0-Kniaik I


S9:00-Serpico
10:00-Gran Cine

LUNES
10:30-Festival de Cartones
10:45--Consejos:para Usted
11:15-EI Arte de Cocinar
11:45-Dick Tracy
12:00-Mr. Magoo
12:15-Show de Eduardo II
1:00-Informativo del
Mediodia
1:30-Ven Conmigo
2:30-Marcha Nupcial
3:00-El Manantial
3:30-Los 'Fabulosos Cien
4:00-Los Beatles
4:30-Gasparin
5:00-Clutch Cargo
5:30-Dick Van Dyke
6:00-Telenoticias RPC
7:00-Chespirito
8:00-Coraz6n Salvaje
9:00-Rafaela
10:00-Cuesti6n de Minutos
10:15-Cannon
MARTES
10:30-Festival de Cartones
10:45-Consejos para Usted
11:15-El Arte de Cocinar
11:45-Dick Tracy
12:00-Mr. Magoo
12:15-Antesala
1:00-Informativo del
Mediodia
1:30-Ven Conmigo
2:30-Marcha Nupcial
3:00--El Manantial
3:30-Los Fabulosos Cien
4:00-Los Beatles
4:30-Gasparin
5:00-Clutch Cargo
5:30-Dick Van Dyke
6:00-Telenoticias RPC
7:00-Paginas de Oro
8:00-Coraz6n Salvaie


MIERCOLES
10:30-Festival de Cartones
10:45-Consejos para Usted
11:15-Festival de Cartones
12:00-Sorteo de los Mi6rcoles
12:30-Kaleidoscopio
1:00-Informative del

1:30-Ven Conmigo
2:30-Marcha Nupcial
3:00-El Manantial
3:30-Los Fabulosos Cien
4:00-Los Beatles
4:30-GasDarin
5:00-Clutch Cargo
5:30-Dick Van Dyke
6:00-Telenoticias RPC
7:00-Las Aventuras de
Pinocho
7:30-Heidi
8:00-Coraz6n Salvaje
9:00-Rafaela
10:00-Cuesti6n de Minutos
10:15-Cine Colosal
JUEVES
10:30-Festival de Cartones
10:45-Consejos para Usted
11:15-El Arte de Cocinar
11:45-Dick Tracy
12:00-Mr. Magoo
12:15-La Criada Bien Criada
1:00-Informativo del
Mediodia
1:30-Ven Conmigo
2:30-Marcha Nupcial
3:00-El Manantial
3:30-Los Fabulosos Cien
4:00-Los Beatles
4:30-Gasparin
5:00-Clutch Cargo
5:30-Dick Van Dyke
6:00-Telenoticias RPC
7:00-Super Especial
8:00-Coraz6n Salvaje
9:00-Rafaela
10:00-Cuesti6n de Minutos
10:15-El Mundo de la Hipica


Spillway del Canal de Panam i
HAROLD R. PARFIrTT AMES H. TORMEY
Gobernador de la Zona del Canal Vicegobernador
VICTOR G. CANEL DOLORES E. SUISMAN
Director Interino de Informacidn Directora
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. Despu6s de esa fecha s61o 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.


Cinco buenas razones por las cuales se debe Centro de Adiestramiento de Operaciones en la
participar en la Feria de Actividades Juveniles Selva; y Sandra Smith, de la Escuela de las
del sector Atlintico son las candidates a reina de Americas. Las j6venes esthn vendiendo boletos
la feria. Aqui las tenemos de izquierda a dere- para la feria la cual tendra lugar los dias 30 y 31
cha: Andrea Moran, representando al 3er Bata- de marzo y 1, 2, y 3 de abril en el campo de
116n del 72 Grupo de Fuerzas Especiales; Julie deportes del Fuerte Gulick. Las utilidades seran
Collins, de la Compaiiia del Canal de Panamb; usadas para financial programs juveniles del
Jackie Anthony, del 42 Battall6n del 102 de sector AtlBntico durante todo el afio.
Infanteria de Fuerte Davis; Winette Kinlaw, del


El Club Isthmian College Donara 3
Club Isthmian College ha segraduado deescuelasecunda- mujeres. Las
ciado que otorgara tres be- ria de los Estados Unidos, la Zona ser entregac
sta primavera. del Canal, el Departamento de marzo. Los
sde las becas serAn de por lo Defensa, ocualquierotra escuela ser obtenido
)s $1,000 cada una para el secundaria estadounidenseen el en la Escuel
io en una universidad acre- extranjero o haber estado matri- boa ola Univ
a en los Estados Unidos. culada en ella por un minimo de Canal o del C
a ser considerado para una dos aiosyhabervividoenellstmo la Universida
s becas, el estudiante debe por lo menos tres meses. Si nose Los intere
rse graduado de la Escuela graduaron de escuela secunda- tambi6n a Dc
ndariadeBalboa o laUniver- ria, podran completar un examen cuela Secur
de laZona del Canal y haber de Desarrollo de la Educaci6n Ge- 52-7896 ent
o matriculado en ambasins- neral para satisfacer los requisi- para adquirir
ones por un minimo de dos tos de ingreso en la universidad. informaci6n.
Un minimo de un afio ha debido
Club tambidn otorgara una haber transcurrido desde que el
de $500 para la educaci6n aspirante se gradu6 de escuela Escritor
adulto en la Universidad de secundaria.
ia del Canal o la Universidad Tanto los estudiantes que no Los Escr
al de Florida. han efectuado studios universi- efectian re
a beca, ofrecida por tercer tarios como aquellos que actual- en las cua
ienecomofinalidad incenti- mente se encuentran matricula- variedad det
ayudar a un adultoquehate- dos en la Universidad de la Zona los escritore
que interrumpir su educa- del Canal o en la Universidad Es- Aquel qu
Sque aspira a continuar sus tatal de Florida podran aspirar a la puede Ilama


ios universitarios.
aspirantes deberan haber-


beca.
Las becas son para hombres y


president,
Grimm Rich


Becas
Ssolicitudes deberdn
das antes del 31 de
formularios podran
is de los consejeros
a Secundaria de Bal-
ersidad de laZonadel
)r. Jorge L. Quir6s en
ad Estatal de Florida.
sados podran Ilamar
onna Stuebe en la Es-
ndaria de Balboa. al
:re 8 a.m. y 2:30 p.m.
Ssu formulario y mas



es Crossroads

stores Crossroads
unions mensuales
les se discute una
emas de interns para
s.
ie est6 interesado
ar a Lillian Nott, la
al 43-5466, o a A.
ardson al 43-5232.


El
anunc
cas es
Dos
meno
estud
ditada
Par
de las
haber
Secure
sidad
estad
:itucic
afios.
El
beca
de un
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nido
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Marzo 16


Viernes 16 de Marzo de 1979


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SPlI.I.WAY 1)1i. CANAI. Il PANAMA


Viviendas 'No Asignadas'

- Disponibles a Estadounidenses


El Program de Adiestramiento
para Aprendiz del Canal de Pana-
ma anuncia oportunidades de
adiestramiento para personas in-
teresadasen recibirunbuensuel-
doal mismo tiempo que aprenden
una carrera t6cnica lucrative.
El program de aprendices in-
cluye tres o cuatro anos de adies-
tramiento progresivo en cual-
quiera de las carreras t6cnicas
ofrecidas, con aumentos peri6di-
cos de salaries.
Entre las carreras t6cnicas
ofrecidas seencuentran Mechni-
co de Equipo de Acondicionado-
res de Aire; Electricista; Mecani-
co de Electr6nica; Mec6nico Tor-
nero; Piloto de Remolcador; Mon-
tadordeTuberia; Mec nicodeTe-
16fonos; Maquinista de Remolca-
dor; y Soldador.
El adiestramiento tendr6 lugar
en la Escuela de Aprendices de la
Compafia del Canal, la cual est6
preparada para ofrecer progra-
mas de instrucci6n a nivel de
aquellos ofrecidos por institucio-
nes educacionales de alta jerar-
quia en Breas relacionadas.
Los solicitantes deben ser gra-
duados de escuela secundaria o
tener por lo menos 17 afos 6 me-
ses de edad y ser residents de la
Republica de Panama ode laZona
del Canal. Es deseable que el soli-
citante tenga conocimientos del
idioma ingl6s; sin embargo, noes
mandatorio. Los solicitantes se-
leccionados que tengan poco o
ning6n conocimiento de ingl6s
recibiran un curso intensive de
ingl6sde 12semanasdeduraci6n
durante el cual seguiran deven-
gando su sueldo.


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Acompafiado por sus padres y oficiales Elks, el
pequefio George Beckwith estrena su silla orto-
p6dica que le fuera donada por la Logia Elks
N2 1414. Vemos en la foto, de izquierda, a: Don
Phillips, administrator del club; Stewart Wallace,
Gran Excelso Regente Auxiliar del Distrito;


/'


DeWitt Myers, Caballero Leal; Jo
John Duda, Primer Caballero; R
Excelso Regente; Sharon Shaw,
cedes Beckwith; Al Zapata, Secretai
man, Guardian Interno; y Mike Prog
te del Comit6 de Bienestar Socia


Los empleados de tiempo com-
pleto NM-4, NM-5, NM-6 o su
S equivalent, y todos los de tiempo
parcial ytemporales que sean ciu-
dadanos norteamericanos y Ile-
nen los requisitos podran presen-
tar su solicitud para obtener asig-
naciones provisionales de aque-
las viviendas no asignadas a
otros, deacuerdoconcambios he-
chos a los reglamentos de vivien-
da de la Compafiia del Canal.
-Las asignaciones provisionales
se efectuaran de acuerdo con el
siguiente orden de prioridades,
aun cuando los alos de servicio
de los empleados dentro de cada
nivel de prioridad ser6 el factor
determinante:
Empleados permanentes de
lly Beckwith; tiempo complete, NM-7 osuequi-
ichard Egolf, valente y dem6s grades altos.


sindica; Mer-
rio; Carl Chap-
ana, Presiden-
il y Comunal.


Elks de Balboa Ayudan a Pequeio de Cerro Punta


El pequefio George Gilbert
Beckwith ha estado acostado la
mayor parte del tiempo desde
que naci6 hacecinco ajos. Cuan-
do no estaba acostado, lo carga-
ba su mam6 o permanecia tendi-
do en el piso sin poder levantarse.
Asi lo vio por primera vez hace
unos meses el difunto Tommy
Thomson en lacasadesuspadres
en Cerro Punta..
Gracias al interns de Tommy
Thomson por la humanidad y la
generosidad de los miembros de


los Elks de Balboa, Logia N 1414,
Balboa, George ahora puedesen-
tarse en una silla confeccionada
especialmente para 61l.
George, el m6s pequeho de los
ocho hijos de Jolly y Mercedes,
sufre de par6lisis cerebral; es un
pequefiuelo de ojos brillantesque
no tiene ningi n control muscular.
Tommy Thomson, quien fuera
director del Hospital de Palo Seco
durante muchos ahos, trajo la
triste historic del nifo a la aten-
ci6n de los m6dicos en el Hospital


Las personas interesadas en
participar en el program de
aprendices tendr6n quetomar un
examen, el cual ser6 en espaiol
o ingl6s, a opci6n del solicitante.
Para inscribirse, los solicitan-
tes deben visitar la Oficina Cen-
tral de Ex6menes, en el Edificio
363 de Anc6n, de lunes a jueves,
de 7:15 a.m. a 3 p.m., o el viernes
de 7:15 a.m. a 1 p.m. El n6mero
de tel6fono de la oficina es el
52-3584.
En el sector Atlantico, los soli-
citantes pueden ira la Antigua Es-
taci6n de Bomberos en Crist6bal,
los viernes de 8:30 a.m. a 3 p.m.
Todo solicitante capacitado re-
cibir6 consideraci6n sin distin-
ci6n de raza, religion, color, pais
de origen, sexo, edad, partidaris-
mo politico, u otro factor que nada
tenga que ver con m6ritos.


Expert en Impuestos
LlegarM Pronto al Istmo
Un expert en impuestos del
Servicio de Rentas Internas visi-
tar6 el Istmo durante cuatro dias
del mes en curso para ayudar a
los contribuyentes estadouni-
denses a llenar susdeclaraciones
de impuestos sobre la renta de
1978.
El expert en impuestos estar6
disponible para brindar asesora-
miento en el Sal6n Espafiol, se-
gundo piso del Edificio de Admi-
nistraci6n en Balboa Heights, el
22,23 y 29 de marzo, yen el cuarto
109 del Edificio de Administra-
ci6n en Crist6bal, el 26 de marzo.
Para mas informaci6n Ilame al
52-6462 el 22 de marzo.


del Seguro Social en David y del
Hospital Gorgas, y del Dr. James
Wolf, coordinator de Educaci6n
Especial. Todos decidieron sobre
una silla ortop6dica que ayudaria
su postura.
Cuando se acercaron a los Elks
de Balboa para solicitar su ayuda,
decidieron usar fondos de la Logia
para pagar la fabricaci6n de una
silla de este tipo y obsequi6rsela
al niio.
Durante ceremonia celebrada
el mi6rcoles pasado en la sede de
los Elks en Balboa, la silla fue:do-
nada al pequeno en memorial del
humanitario Tommy Thomson,
quien falleci6 a comienzos del
present aio. A George lotrajosu
padre a la Zona del Canal en su
cami6n para el transport de pro-
ductos agricolas. Una vez por se-
mana Jolly Beckwith transport
repollos desde Cerro Punta hasta
el mercado en Panama. Su madre
y dos hermanas tambi6n lo acom-
pararon para el acto de presen-
taci6n de la silla la cual tambi6n
sera de gran ayuda para las per-
sonas que lo cuidan.
La silla fue especialmente fa-
bricada porJ.A.PrestondeNueva
York. La silla esta acolchada y
puede ajustarse para sostenerlo
a media que va creciendo. Otras
caracteristicas incluyen una ban-
deja para colocar la comida que
le dan de comer o para jugar; so-
portes que se ajustan a sus pies; y
un soporte que se ajusta a su ca-
beza. Tambi6n puede ser conver-
tida en una cama. La silla cost
$450.
Durante el transcurso de los
alos, la compasi6n y buena vo-
luntad de los Elks de Balboa han
sido manifestadas en sus nume-
rosas obras de benevolencia y
servicio social. Anualmente la
Logia patrocina una fiesta de Na-
vidad y dona regalos a los estu-
diantes de la Escuela Hellen
Keller para Ciegos en Bethania y
proporciona becas para los estu-
diantes sobresalientes de la Es-
cuela. Un estudiante, que recibi6
una beca especial de la Logia para
asistir al Conservatorio Nacional
de MOsica en Panama, actual-
mente dicta classes de musica a
los estudiantes ciegos que apren-
den a tocar el piano en Chiriqui.
Recientemente la Logia tambi6n
pag6 por la cirugia y hospitaliza-
ci6n de un niio panameio de
Cerro Punta, a quien se le corrigi6
un defecto facial.


Empleados permanentes de
tiempo complete, NM-4, NM-5,
NM-6 o su equivalent.
Empleados permanentes de
tiempo complete, NM-1, NM-2,
NM-3 o su equivalent.
Empleados de tiempo parcial y
temporales, NM-7 o su equiva-
lente y demos grades altos.
Empleados de tiempo parcial y
temporales, NM-4, NM-5, NM-6
o su equivalent.
Empleados de tiempo parcial y
temporales, NM-1, NM-2, NM-3
o su equivalent.
El administrator de viviendas
design una vivienda come "no
asignada"cuando, despu6s de
haber sido publicada la vacant
por lo menos dos veces, no se han
recibido solicitudes de aquellos
empleados elegibles para recibir
asignaciones regulars de vivien-
das.
Otro cambio a los reglamentos


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CLASE DE CALIGRAFIA-Un estudiante del cuarto grado de la
Escuela Primaria de Diablo recibe una lecci6n de caligrafia de
Tom Shoemaker de la Compaiiia de Caligrafia del Metodo Palmer.
El M6todo Palmer fue adoptado de nuevo por las escuelas de la
Zona del Canal despuds que padres y maestros expresaron sus
opinions de que la caligrafia deberia ser un objetivo del plan de
studios. El mes pasado, Shoemaker se desempei6 como asesor
de los maestros de escuelas primaries, explicando las t6cnicas que
se emplean para ensefiar caligrafia y presentando demostraciones
en el sal6n con los estudiantes.


Marzo 16


Pagina 3


El Program de Aprendices del Canal

Ofrece Sueldo Mientras Se Aprende


elimina el detalle de "raz6n por la
cual se encuentra en el rea" que
determinaba la elegibilidad para
asignaciones regulars devivien-
das. Ahora, cualquier empleado
estadounidense que Ilene los re-
quisitos podr6 solicitar una vi-
vienda.
Para mas informaci6n sobre
estos cambios en el reglamento
de asignaci6n deviviendas, Ilame
a uno de los administradores
distritoriales de viviendas.

El Theatre Guild Paga

Estudios Dramaticos
La Junta de Gobernadores del
Theatre Guild est6 ofreciendo
una beca, con duraci6n de un aio
y por un montode $1,000, a nom-
bre de Arline Raymond, para es-
timular el desarrollo de talent
juvenile en las artes dram6ticas.
LaSra. Raymond, quienfalleci6
hace dos afos, dej6 un gran re-
cuerdode apoyo entusiasmado de
la actividad teatral en la Zona del
Canal. No s6lo tom6 parte en mu-
chas producciones de la Senda
Unida, sino que contribuy6 con el
Theatre Guild como patrona de
las artes.
Los amigos de Arline Raymond
y del Theatre Guild pueden con-
tribuir con el FondodeBecasCon-
memorativo de Arline Raymond
el cual esta admini'strado por el
Theatre Guild, Apartado 3648,
Balboa, Zona del Canal.
Aquellas personas interesadas
en obtener solicitudes de becas
o informaci6n adicional pueden
Ilamar a Richard Johnston al
52-5242. La fecha limited para en-
tregar solicitudes es el 1 de abril.









Marzo 16


SPILLWAY DEL CANAL DE PANAMA


GOBIERNO DE LA ZONA DEL CANAL-COMPAAIA DEL CANAL DE PANAMA
DIRECCION DE PERSONAL Se Necesitan Premios por Desempeno- No es

Lista de Vacantes y Traslados Para Empleados Entrenadores Lo que Hace Sino C6mo lo Hace


Todo solicitante capacitado recibira consideraci6n para trabajo sin distincidn de raza,
religion, color, nacionalidad, sexo, edad, partidarismo y afiliaci6n political u otro factor no
meritorio. Deber6 someterse una solicited por separado para cada uno de los empleos que
aparecen en la lista. Los salaries indicados serin aumentados a los ciudadanos de los EE. UU.
por medio deldiferencial apropiado adems del factor de impuesto cuando deba aplicarse.
El simbolo 1 indica que es necesario un examen escrito. El simbolo � indica que es una
posici6n de seguridad donde puede emplearse solamente a ciudadanos estadounidenses.
Direccidn Va-
o Si- can-
POSICIONES PERMANENTES SalarioBase Division tio tes
(Casos Exceptuados)
Capitan de Remolcador FE-15 (Conocimlento de Ingl6s)
S '. (Se-requiere licencia) (Trabajo de turno) .. ................................. $11.50 Cap. de Puerto P 1
M6dico (Medicina general) NE-13/14 .............. $32,219.20/$34,590.40 Hosp. Gorgas P 1
Primer Maquinista-Remolcador FE-14 (Conocimiento de Ingles)
(Se require licencia) (Trabajo de turn) .................................. $10.90 Cap. de Puerto A 1
ASCENSOS TEMPORALES
. (Queueden convertirse en permanentes)-La selecci6n para estas posiciones se hara me-
diante los procedimientos competitivos, de manera que los ascensos temporales de los candida-
tos seleccionados podrin convertirse a permanentes sin mds competencia al terminar el plazo
de congelaci6n, siempre y cuando las posiciones no se hayan utilizado antes del 30 de
septiembre de 1979 para colocar empleados separados por reducci6n de personal.
Operario de Planta Potabilizadora de Agua MG-10 (QNE 9-30-79).. $7.52 Acue. y Lab. P 1
' ':'- " .- POSICIONESTEMPORALES
Cuidador de Animales MG-5 (QNE 9-29-79) ......... .................. $3.00 Med. Vet. A 1
Ingeniero Civil NM-9 (Conoclmiento de Espanol)
(Se require licencia para conducir) (QNE 9-19-79)..............$15,704.00 Mantenimiento P 1
Mecanico Laminador MG-10 (QNE 9-19-79)..................................... $7.52 Mantenimiento P - 1
Obrero MG-3 (QNE 9-19-79) ............................................................. $2.93 Mantenimiento P 1
Operario de Equipo de Ingenieria MG-8 (QNE 9-19-79) .................. $3.94 Mantenimiento P 1
Las solicitudes deberin presentarse al Ramo de Empleo y Colocaci6n de Personal, Edificio
;,-i366,iArfd6h,'6, !-1 Edificio '1105, Crist6bal; usando el Formulario 443, SOLICITUD PARA
- : TRASLADO, en un plazo no mayor de siete-(7) dias calendarios despu6s de la fecha de esta publi-
caci6n. Este plazo de 7 dias esti sujeto a pr6rroga segijn petici6n de la Divisi6n que est6
anunciando la vacant, o segln decision del Jefe del Ramo de Empleo y Colocaci6n'de Per-
sonal. Los requisites pueden ser revisados en la Biblioteca de la Zona del Canal. Pueden obte-
nerse mayores informed en el Ramo de Colocaciones, telffonos 52-3336, 52-3176 6 43-1288.
Personas calificadas que tengan impediments 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, telifono 52-7570.


C6mo Burlar a los Ladrones
(Viene de la pigina 1)


Si una empleada tiene alguna
duda sobre algin visitante, debe
consultar con su patr6n o patro-
na, dijo Twohy. Pero recalc6 que
l.' IBvtiJsiticda:be"perrnmanecerafuera.
'Hay lIdrones audaces que, si se
les permit entrar mientras la em-
pleada llama a la patrona porteld-
fono, se roban todo loquepueden
mientras tanto, aFiadi6.
De acuerdo con ese precepto,
Twohy dijo que 61 mantiene sus
puertas cerradas con Ilave duran-
te el dia, aunque 61 est6 en casa.
Se han dado casos de ladrones
que roban en una puerta de la
casa mientras los ocupantes se
encuentran en la otra parte, dijo.
,La vieja regla rutinaria de dejar
una luz encendida cuando se deja
la casa al anochecer la siguen los
dos oficiales. Twohy va m6s allB y
ha instalado un aparatoque auto-
maticamente enciende una luz en
su casa al anochecer y la apaga al
amanecer.
Twohy dijo que su hogar pronto
estar6 protegido por un sistema
de alarma contra ladrones que
sera instalado en base al progra-
ma de mejoras de la Divisi6n de
Administraci6n de Viviendas.
Tambi6n disponibles bajo este
program hay enrejillados para
las ventanas de persianas quef6-
cilmente usan los.ladrones para
penetrar en las casas.


Otros dispositivos de seguridad
que seran instaladas sin cargo al-
guno a los residents que las pi-
dan a la Divisi6n de Administra-
ci6n de Viviendas son: l6minas
de acero inoxidable que impiden
que los ladrones violenten las ce-
rraduras; barras de metal incrus-
tadas en el marco de la puerta en
el lado de las bisagras para evitar
que las puertas sean desplazadas
totalmente; y 16minas de madera
tipo "plywood" para sellar puer-
tas con persianas.
Sin embargo, por muchas pre-
caucionesquesetomen, losrobos
seguir6n ocurriendo. Tal como
sefiala Tochterman, "Por cada
sugerencia que hacemos para
evitar los robos, hay 10 individuos
inventando maneras de robar".
Tochterman recomienda que
los residents hagan inventarios
de todas sus pertenencias de va-
lor y que les pongan una marca
que sirva para identificarlas. Si
entonces tuviera lugar un robo,
la victim sabria loque ha perdido
y podria identificar los bienes si
son recuperados.
Tochterman sugiere que se to-
men fotografias de los objetos de
valor como una manera de identi-
ficarlos en caso de robo. Recien-
temente 61 tom6 fotos de las joyas
de su esposa con tal prop6sito.


El Program de Balompi6 Ju-
venil de los Servicios Recreativos
de 1979 se inicia en el Gimnasio
de la Escuela Secundaria de Bal-
boa.
La Oficina de Servicios Recrea-
tivos, en sus esfuerzos por hacer
de 6sta la mejor de todas lastem-
poradas, solicita a los adults
interesados que participen en el
program ofreciendo sus servi-
cios como entrenadores.
SLa Oficina dictar6 una clinic
de balompid para ensefar a los
entrenadores los fundamentos
del deported.
Habr6 dos divisions: la Divi-
si6n I para niios de 7 a 9 aios de
edad, y la Divisi6n II para nifosde
10 a 12 aiios de edad.
Se necesitan entrenadores
para los poblados de Balboa, Bal-
boa Heights, Gamboa, Los Rios,
Diablo, y Anc6n.
Cualquier persona dispuesta
a ofrecerse de voluntario para
esta actividad meritoria debe
Ilamar a la Oficina de Servicios
Recreativos al 52-2903 o visitar
la oficina en el gimnasio de la
Escuela Secundaria de Balboa de
lunes a viernes de 1 a 4 p.m., o
los s6bados de 9 a.m. a 4 p.m.
Para informaci6n adicional,
Lame al 52-2903.

Reuni6n de Ingenieros

En Amador, el Martes
El Capitulo de Panam6 de la So-
.ciedad de Ingenieros Militares
Norteamericanos realizar6 su
reuni6n mensuat el jueves 20 de
marzo en el Club de Oficiales de
Fj erteA dor , Hari6 ,uU n ora
social de.6:30 a 7:30 p.m., segui-
da de una cena de care asada
au jus a $5.25 el plato.
El oradordefondoseraAugusto
Zambrano, un grabador, quien
hablar6 sobre mecanismos insti-
tucionales y derechos de uso de
tierras establecidos por elTratado
del Canal de Panam6 en 6reas ci-
viles y militares que pasar6n a la
Repiblica de Panama.
El vestido es guayabera. Para
hacer reservaciones, Ilame a Or-
lando Calder6n al 52-5767, o al-
Captitan Carlos Natal al 84-3705.
Asistencia en la Colocaci6n
(Viene de la pigina 1)
sl6n del Canal de Panam6 u otra
agencia del Gobierno Federal;
-si aceptan empleo con la
Reptblica de Panama en unafun-
ci6n anteriormente administrada
por la Compaliia o Gobierno, bajo
t6rminos y condicionesde empleo
similares a aquellas que regian
cuando fueron separados;
-si no aceptan oferta detra-
bajo competitive y permanent
de tiempo complete con salario
no menor al que devengaban al
moment de ser separados.
Si un candidate no acepta ofer-
ta detrabajo competitivoyperma-
nente detiempo complete con sa-
lario inferior al devengado al mo-
mento de ser separado, no ser6
considerado para ningin empleo
en el grado que haya rehusado y
dem6s grades inferiores.
El reempleo de un empleado
cuyo nombre aparece en el RPL
se consider un reintegro. Las
condiciones de empleo, en lo que
a salario y dem6s beneficiosy pri-
vilegios concierne, serAn aque-
Ilas prevalecientes al moment
del reintegro.


Durante et period de evalua-
ci6n del desempeno en el traba-
jo, los supervisors reflexionan
sobre el servicio de los emplea-
dos en el aio transcurrido y los
eval6an en todos los aspects de
su trabajo. Usted debe saber qu6
es lo que hace que un empleado
sea superior osobresalienteyque
otro sea satisfactorio si quiere
aspirar a un premio por desem-
pefio sobresaliente el pr6ximo
ano.
He aqui los criterios que su su-
pervisor tomara en cuenta:
Calidad:
Cabalidad; aceptabilidad y
cumplimiento.
Confiabilidad; exactitud.
Orden y nitidez.
Habilidad t6cnica para em-
plear procedimientos im-
portantes, instruments o
m6quinas en el cumpli-
miento del deber.
Sugerencias o contribucio-
nes originales para mejo-
rar los m6todos de trabajo,
incluyendo nuevas ideas
para disminuir p6rdidas y
ahorrar tiempo dentro del
Program de Sugerencias
de la Compaiia yGobierno.
Productividad:
Cantidad de trabajo.
Laboriosidad, buena utiliza-
ci6n del tiempo, interns y
entusiasmo.
Planificaci6n del tiempo y
recursos.
Rapidez y cumplimiento en
las asignaciones.
Idoneidad:
Conocimiento de los deberes


r p. I tI I Ig
'del Plan dePremios por incentive
Habilidad para aprender y dela Compaia y Gobierno. Una
obtener conocimientos me-
diante la observaci6n y a copia del Manual de Personal del
pctica . Canal de Panam6 est6 a la dispo-
Educacin y adiestramiento sici6n en la mayoria de las unida-
especiales para a p osi- des y puede consultarse para ob-
ci p i tener todos los detalles concer-
Bun critero, enuilibrio ientes al plan de evaluaci6n del
Buen criterio, equilibrio y
sentido comun. desempeio del trabajo.
Iniciativa e ingenio; capaci- Los empleados pueden revisar
dad de superaci6n. sus expedientes en el Ramo de
dad de uperaciArchivos de Personal y Adminis-
Cooperaci6n, habilidad para traci6n, de la Direcci6n de Perso-
trabajar con y para otros. na despus del 20 de mayo.
Al evaluar a los supervisors, nales s del 20 de mayo
se usaran los siguientes criterios
adicionales:eficienciaparalograr C0mpras al Contado
que la unidad rinda buen trabajo,
para lograr la cantidad adecuada (Viene de la pigina 1)
de rendimiento de la unidad, y en nes salariales no afecta las com-
el perfeccionamiento y adiestra- pras en los almacenes de dep6si-
miento de empleados. to u otras unidades que no sean


Los supervisors tambi6n son
evaluados por el tiempo y esfuer-
zo dedicados a fomentar el con-
cepto de igualdad de oportunida-
des de empleo dentrode la organi-
zaci6n canalera asi como por su
contribuci6n a la promoci6n del

Fiesta de Despedida para
Los Hollowell Marzo 23
Una fiesta de despedida con
motive de la jubilaci6n de Mary y
Freeland Hollowell ser6 celebra-
da el 23 de marzo en la Sala de
Bailes de la Legi6n Americana.
Habra una hora de cocteles,
cena de care asada y el bar esta-
r6 abierto para los que deseen
comprar bebidas.
Los boletos cuestan $7.50 por
Dersona y pueden obtenerse Ila-
mando a W. D. Ritchie al 52-7990
o Judy Burck al 52-3196.


de venta al detail, ni a las compras
de zapatos o lentes de seguridad,
ni a las cuentas en los hospitals.
Para aquellos que no son em-
pleados, pero que poseen tarje-
tas de cr6dito de la empresa del
Canal, esta ultimafasesignifica la
terminaci6n de los privilegios de
compra al cr6dito en los almace-
nes de la Compaiiia del Canal de
Panama, exceptuando la compra
de anteojos. El privilegio de com-
prar al cr6dito en los almacenes
de dep6sito y la Divisi6n deTrans-
porte a Motor continuar6 si ha
sido autorizado con anterioridad.
No habra cambio en los actuales
arreglos de cr6dito para aquellos
que no son empleados y tienen
privilegios de hospital.
Encuantoaorganizacionesque
posean tarjetas de cr6dito de la
Compania del Canal de Panama,
no habr6 cambios en los privile-
gios de compras al cr6dito de que
actualmente gozan.


PiOina 4


No Se Deje Robar


Si observe algo sospechoso en su
vecindario, lame a la Policia de la Zona del Canal

52-7862 6 43-2111


VIVA LA GENTE-7:30 P.M. MANANA-ESTADIO DE BALBOA


Atnrrinr nrpmink Pc nartp


Program EEO. Al evaluar sus
contribuciones, deben tomarse
en cuenta lossiguientesfactores:
Motivaci6n de los empleados
mediante la exhortaci6n y ayuda
directs para que desarrollen a
cabalidad su potential y aprove-
chen al maximosuscapacidades;

Utilizaci6n eficaz de los em-
pleados; y
Demostraci6n de sensibilidad
en el trato hacia los empleados.
Puede darseles reconocimien-
to a los participants en progra-
mas, proyectos o actividades re-
lacionados con EEO o a los em-
pleados cuya excelencia en adies-
tramiento, reclutamiento u otra
actividad impulse el desarrollo
de la igualdad de oportunidades
de empleo en el Gobierno.
Puede darseles reconocimien-
to a los consejeros de EEO que
hayan prestado servicios sobre-
salientes mediante la soluci6n
eficaz de reclamos de discrimina-
ci6n, estableciendo vias de comu-
nicaci6n con los empleados,
ofreciendo orientaci6n en la dis-
cusi6n de reclamos, y creando
una reputaci6n de eficiencia y ra-
pidez de acci6n. El reconocimien-
to puede constar de una menci6n
especial u otro simbolo de honor
apropiado. Este premio honorario
no deber6 ser excluido como un
simple reconocimiento comple-
mentario en esos casos sobresa-
lientes en los cuales la contribu-
ci6n entera se extiende m6s all6
de igualdad de oportunidades
para incluir otros beneficios al
Gobierno.
El procedimiento para seleccio-