Aruba Esso news
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Title: Aruba Esso news
Physical Description: v. : ill. ; 30-44 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Lago Oil and Transport Company, Ltd
Publisher: Lago Oil and Transport Co., Ltd.
Place of Publication: Aruba Netherlands Antilles
Creation Date: April 2, 1943
Frequency: biweekly
Subjects / Keywords: Petroleum industry and trade -- Periodicals -- Aruba   ( lcsh )
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Language: Text in English and papiamento.
Dates or Sequential Designation: v. 1- 1940-
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lc- VOL. 4, No. 5


APRIL 2, 1943


March, 1943

10-Year Buttons

ed Bernardo Madur
ng Nathaniel Mitche
r. Anselmo Rozenb4
ias Antonius van Vuui
ie- Charles Pantophl
[ts Cornelis Peeren
an Bruno Wellman
ilv Leonardus Benne
Walter Baker
ay Juan Lampe
ble Juan Maduro
Rae Brown
Owen Phillips
Dominico Dirks
Arpad Pekary
Paul Wallace


0 Bldg. & Maint.
I Drydock
erg Drydock
rden Drydock
et Electrical
Marine Wharves
M. & C Office
Pressure Stills
Pressure Stills

Russell Halsey of the
Electric department
started with the
Company at Bayway,
NJ., April 2, 1918.
From that time until
1937 he divided his
a time between Bay-
way, Bayonne, and
the US. Navy (in
which he served as
electrician for four
years) He first came
to Aruba June 24,

Douglas Maxwell,
' Division Superinten-
S dent, was first em-
ployed at Wood
River, Illinois, March
21, 1923. Subse-
quent service found
him at Destrehan,
Louisiana for four
years, Aruba for
three years, Telea-
jen, Roumania from
1934 to 1942, and
S back in Aruba in
S February, 1942.

Here and There

The man who probably has seen more
of the refinery's development and "grow-
ing pains" than any other is not an
employee but the Government Boiler
Inspector, who, at intervals of several
months, has watched the gradual evolu-
tion of the plant from a cactus patch to
the world's largest refinery. Lionel
Veldtman, the inspector, paid his last
visit to Lago's boilers on March 9. He
has since assumed new duties in Cura-
gao, terminating a connection that goes
back farther than the oldest of Lago's
oldtimers can remember.
* *
Lionel Dean, of the Garage, and Mrs.
Dean celebrated their silver wedding
anniversary March 19. They were mar-
ried at Princes Town, Trinidad, in 1918.
For more than 13 of those 25 years, Mr.
Dean has been an employee. He started
working at the Garage in 1929.

Continued on Page 6

E President di Lago, Sr. W. J. Haley,
a keda diez dia hunto cu nos luna pasA,
inspeccionando e trabao di construction
i reuniendo hunto cu comitenan di em-
pleados. Esaki ta su segundo bishita na
Aruba den e ultimo cinco luna.
Aki i ariba pagina 2 nos ta mir'e den
various ocasionnan cu nos por a tuma cu
e kodak di nos ,,News". 'Riba e prome
portret na pAgina 1, nos ta mir'e ora e
ta sali fo'i e base di e schoorsteen nobo
di beton. E segundo portret ta mustra
nos un grupo di oficialnan cu a sali pa
un inspection; Sr. Haley ta e di tres
bomber di robez pa drechi. E ta aparece
tambe den e portret ariba na pAgina 2,
pero e ta much chiquito pa worde re-
conoci. E fotografia ta mustra nos e
Sociedad di Santisimo Nomber, di cual
Sr. Haley ta un miembro, durante un de-
sayuno na USO, despues di misa, dia 14
di Maart.

President W. J. Haley
Visits Aruba Operations

Making his second visit to Aruba in
the last five months, Lago's President
W. J. Haley spent ten days here last


month, with a full schedule of first-
hand inspection of the work, and of
meeting with employees' committees and
other groups.
Anyone attempting tn keep up with
him had to move fast and cover a large
amount of ground. Illustrated here and

Continued on page 2


Cont. from p. 1
on page 2 are several
occasions when the
NEWS camera caught
up with him. At top of
page 1 is a candid shot
of him as he crawled
out of the base of the
new concrete stack,
keeping a firm grip on
his borrowed "lion ta-
mer's hat". The second
picture shows a stop
for discussion during an inspection trip.
Left to right are J. J. Horigan, R. P.
Ewing, Mr. Haley, L. G. Smith, and F.
W. Switzer. Just behind Mr. Smith is
Stribling Snodgrass, a visitor from the
U.S. Department of Interior.
IMr. Haley also appears in the picture
on page 2 (at the far end of the second
table) but a magnifying glass would be
needed to find him. It is the breakfast
get-together at the USO Sunday, March
14, of the Holy Name Society, of which
Mr. Haley is a member.

Suggestions for "Hopi CON Pronto"
Win FI. 100 for 2 Employees

Two additional suggestions from em-
ployees who figured out ways and means
of making ,,Hopi CON Pronto" more
aviation gasoline quickly netted ini-
tial awards totaling Fls. 100.
L.C. Miller, zone supervisor in the M.
& C. department, turned in a suggestion
for scheduling necessary maintenance
and repair work at the Poly Plant in or-
der to reduce shutdown time to a mini-
mum. On March 17 he received an ini-
tial award of Fls. 50.
G.L. MacNutt, assistant general fore-
man at the High Pressure Stills, sug-
gested that a cracking coil bubble tower
be utilized as a temporary absorber dur-
ing the reconstruction of the Gas Plant.
He also was awarded Fls. 50 on March
These are two excellent samples of the
type of thinking that is going to create
a flood of aviation gasoline and help
beat the Axis. Suggestions have been
coming in steadily, but the Award Com-
mittee is prepared to consider many mo-
re the more the better. To date ap-
proximately ten per cent of the sug-
gestions submitted have received cash

Nearly Three Centuries
Company Service Added
Up by "Standard" Family

When Russell Halsey of the Electrical
de apartment received his 20-year button
March 11, it brought to a grand total of
282 years the accumulated Company ser-
vice of the main branches of the Halsey
family. Only eight men are included,
making an average service of 35 years
Russell's grandfather, Charles Halsey,
started the long succession with 29 years
at Cleveland and Whiting before re-
tiring. His father, Wilford Halsey, ex-
ceeded that with 39 years at Bayonne
before retiring, and his uncle Bert Hal-
sey spent 50 years on the job at Wood
River before retiring. Those still piling
up service are his brothers, Jacob, with
39 years at Bayonne, Wilford Jr. with
37 years at Bayonne, Harold with 35
years at Baytown, and Robert with 33
years at Bayonne.
Russel's 20 years, just completed,
leaves him practically a newcomer in
Company ranks so far as the Halseys are
Company payroll clerks have been
working with the name "Halsey" for
somewhat more than the last 50 years.
and with the family's "small fry" grow-
ing up and becoming employees faster
than the oldsters retire, it looks like a
permanent condition.


On Saturday, March 20, before a
crowd of about 200 persons, Gover-
nor Wagemaker formally opened the new
building and sports facilities of the Ca-
ribe Sport Club. Representatives of the
local government, military officials, the


It was announced recently that, in
view of the success of the apprentice
course for Aruban boys over the past
few years, two new apprentice groups
will be formed to start work early in
May. Apprentices will be selected for the
Mechanical Apprentice Program and the
Process Apprentice Program. The pa-
rish schools throughout the island will
be contacted as in previous years, and
recommended candidates will be inter-
viewed at the schools.
Apprentice courses are planned to give
Aruban boys between the ages of 14 and
18, who have completed the sixth grade
or higher in the local schools, the op-
portunity to learn English and extend
their knowledge of arithmetic and other
vocational subjects. Aside from class-
room instruction, they will be familiariz-
ed with the refinery and with industrial'
phases of the job. The training is di-
vided so that each individual is in class
for two hours and on assigned jobs in
the various departments for six hours
each day.
Boys who meet the above require-
ments and are interested in being con-
sidered for this program should apply
through their local parish schools. Ap-
plications also may be made in person
at the plant classrooms on Friday, April
2, and Saturday, April 3, from 7 to 10,

oil companies, and various sports organ-
izations, including the Kwiek Club and
Curaqao Sport Club, were present as Mr.
L.C. Kwartsz, oldest member of the
Club, raised the flag.
The building was erected by contrac-
tors, but all other work, such as electric
wiring, water piping, painting and de-
corations, was done by the Club mem-
bers themselves.
A sports field is already available for
hockey, softball and football. Eventually
additional facilities will be provided for
basketball, tennis and volley ball, as well
as water sports. Ping pong and other
sports may be played indoors
where there is an auditorium, a bar, a
kitchen, and showers and dressing
J.H. Beaujon of the Safety Depart-
ment is president of the Caribe Club,
and many other Lagoites are enrolled as


APRIL 2. 1943

APRIL 2 1943


L The next issue of the ARUBA Esso NEWS will be distributed
Friday, April 23. All copy must reach the editor in the
? Personnel building by Saturday noon. April :7.
Telephone 3379

This is a different kind of war. It used to be that
a list of vital war materials could be confined to certain
metals, minerals and materials which everyone took for
granted as necessary on the fighting front. But now the
fighting front is everywhere not only on the battle-
grounds and the world's bloody oceans, but in the
factory, on the farm, in the office and in the home.
And chief among the fighting materials, more important
even than guns or bullets or oil, is FOOD.
Here in Aruba we have been fortunate in our
supply of the things for which other parts of the world
are starving. The supply lines have been held open by
brave men of the sea, who have risked their lives in
bringing us the meat, the flour, the eggs, and the hun-
dred other items that we take almost for granted. And
we have been fortunate, too, in our proximity to the
fertile lands of the Caribbean, from which we have drawn
quantities of sugar, butter, coffee, salt and many other
And we must not waste a scrap of it! The food we
have is part of a precious hoard which must be used
wisely and well if there is to be sufficient for all who
must be fed in this famine- and war-sticken world. Every
morsel of food that is wasted here represents the wasted
use of time and effort and materials which are needed
in the fight for world freedom.
Aruba is already doing its part in producing am-
munition-its oil is fighting and winning battles for the
United Nations all over the world. Let's do even more
by saving ammunition by eliminating waste of that most
important of all ammunition. FOOD!!

S E guera aki ta di un soorto diferente n'e otronan.
SAntes aya, tawata sosode cu solamente cierto metalnan,
Smineralnan acepta door di cada un como necesario 'riba
r rente di batalla, tawata worde consider como material-
nan vital di guera. Pero awe'n dia e frente di batalla
ta tur caminda-no solamente 'riba e terrenonan unda
ejercitonan ta combat cu otro, i 'riba e oceanonan
sangriento di mundo, sino tambe den tur fabric, cunuco,
oficina i cas. I sobresaJiente den e materialnan di guera,

a'n mas important cu scopetnan of balanan of azeta,
Aki na Aruba suerte a acompaia nos den e provision
di cuminda cu nos tin mester, pa falta di cual otro
partinan di mundo ta muri di chamber. E vianan di trans-
porte p'e provisionnan aki a worde manteni habri door
di hombernan valiente cu a risca nan bida 'riba lama
pa trece nos a carni, e harinja, e webunan, i ciento di
otro articulonan cu nos ta acepta como casi, natural.
Tambe nos tin suerte den nos situation geogrAfico; cu
nos isla situh cerca di e teranan fertil di e territorio
caribe, fo'i unda nos ta haya sucu, manteca, koffie, salu
i hopi otro articulonan.
I nos no mester distribt ni un kreentji di dje! E cuminda cu
nos ta haya aki ta un parti di un monton cu tin gran
valor, i mester worde usA sabia i prudentemente pa por
tin basta pa tur esnan cu mester word alimentA den
e mundo aki yen di chamber i di guera. Cada pida cuminda
cu word distribi aki ta significa un distribimento den e
uso di espacio den vapornan, e riesgo innecesario di
bidanan human, e gastamento loco di tempo i esfuerzo
i placa cu ta word necesitA den e lucha p'e libertad di
Aruba ta contribui caba cu su parti den e production
di municion -over di henter mundo su azeta ta bring i ta
gana batallanan pa Nacionnan Uni. Laga nos haci mas
ainda, conservando municion- eliminando e distribimento
di e mas important di tur municion, CUMINDA! !

Ariba segundo pagina tin un lista di e premionan
mas reciente cu a word dunb na empleadonan cu a
propone bon ideanan na e Comite di "Coin Your Ideas";
ariba pagina 8 bo por lesa di un idea cu lo yuda na
produce "Hopi CON Pronto"; i na pagina 6 lo bo lesa
cu Ej6rcito Norte Americano ta pidi idea i sugestion-
pasobra "Ideanan Ta Gana Guera".
Bo no tin master di ta un Edison of un Westinghouse
pa bo laga mundo sabi di bo ideanan. Mucho hopi di
nos tin un tendencia na quere cu nos ideanan no tin
much valor, pasobra nan no ta bai sacudi mundo. I
ta den e queremento aki nos falta ta sinta pasobra,
mientras cu un genio ta traha un deposit grand pa
pone awa aden, ta abo i ami ta inventa un yabi cu no
ta lek.
Asina pues, pensabo bon, i manda bo ideanan!

On page 8 there's a list of the latest awards to men
who took advantage of "Coin Your Ideas ; on page 2
you can read of ideas that will help to make "Hopi CON
Pronto"; and on page 6 you'll notice that the United
States Army is asking for suggestions and ideas- because
"Ideas Win Wars".
You don't have to be an Edison before you tell the
world about your ideas. Too many of us are apt to
think our ideas don't amount to much because they're
not going to shake the world. And that's where we're
wrong because, while the genius builds a reservoir, it's
the average you and me that figures out a dripless faucet.
So think it over and send in your ideas!



APRIL 2 1943




The actions of small
boys at the end of the
school day depend ve-
ry much on the climate.
In Aruba they are like-
ly to make a dash for
a coconut grove, as
those at right are doing.
The inevitable sequence
of this picture is the
one below, with a boy
well on his way up to
the ripe nuts.

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ta r

Atardi, despues cu school caba, muchanan chuiquito
algun biaha ta core drerta purb den un cocal, mes-
cos cu esakinan ta haci



The pile driver crew got together for a farewell picture early
last month before their foreman, Doyle Ratchford (at extreme left),
was transferred from Aruba. This outfit, incidentally, has had only
one lost-time accident in the last six years.


'i IMarine Department Moves

From Old to New Quarters

Members of the Marine department
wore broad smiles early last month when
they moved from their "ancient" quar-
ters at the head of the T-dock to a larger
and shiny new building. The pictures to
left and right tell a part of the story.
At upper left, General Manager L.G.
Smith dedicates the building, giving
credit to the Engineers for their design
work, to the Marine department itself
for bringing in the material, and to the
M. & C. forces who built it, as well as
all others who had a part in the under-
S At center left, is a view of the main
entrance, strikingly simple in design.
The service entrance lobby, at lower
left, is in the center of various depart-
ments easily accessible to sea-going per-
At right top and center are two views
of the main lobby. Unusual features here
are the use of half-inch plate glass to
separate the lobby from the main hall,
and the mirror-faced clock behind the
reception desk.
[ At lower right, with walls of unpaint-
ed knotty pine, is the office of Marine
|II Manager J. J. Winterbottom.

Pressure Still Operators
Pass Million Man Hours
W without L.T. Injury

Record Exceptional Because
Two-Thirds Made in Blackout

The Pressure Stills Operating depart-
Sment joined the elite of safety last
Month when they passed the million
man-hour mark without a lost time in-
jury. Over 250 men each contributed
approximately 4,000 safe hours of work
Sto pass the goal.
The million hour mark had pre-
viously been passed by two other depart-
ments, the Receiving & Shipping and
Acid and Edeleanu.
Division Superintendent O. S. Mingus
- sent the following letter to the depart-
ment in recognition of the achievement:
"I note with much gratification that


the operating section of the Pressure
Still department has worked one million
man-hours without suffering a lost time
accident and that this record is con-
tinuing. This accomplishment is especial-
ly praiseworthy in view of the fact that
more than one year of this time has been
under total blackout conditions, in which
the possibility of accident is increased.
Every single man in the department has
made this fine record possible and to
every man should go the credit for the
deed. Continued carefulness such as has
been displayed since June 18, 1941 will
make it possible to exceed all marks pre-
viously set for this organization. Again
let me congratulate your personnel for
this accomplishment and to urge its con-

Safety Manual Distributed

Distribution started recently on a new
edition of the safety manual, called
"Safe Practices for Employees". The
76-page pamphlet includes many pictures
of Lago men demonstrating the right
and wrong of safety; and is packed with
safety wisdom that is particularly
geared to the work in Lago's plant.
A Papiamento edition of the booklet
is now being prepared.


Semi-Monthly Payroll
March 16-31 Thursday, April 8
Monthly Payroll
March 1-31 Friday, April 9

The estimated temperature at the cen-
ter of the sun is 25,700,000 degrees cen-


APRIL 2, 1943



Smokeless heat doesn't photograph
,well in sunlight, so you'll have to take
our word for it that over 700' of heat
is pouring into the cauldron below from
the gas burner operated by Hugo Mc-
Gibbon of the Foundry

4 *

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4 *


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Seen here is the Esso Garage team which got off to a good start in this year's championship
race. Back row: Bill Dowers, Vicente Moreno, Teddy Nicholson, Felipe Bryson, Carlos Buntin
and Tommy Foy. Seated: Polo Laveist, A. Nichols (Capt), Miguel Felipe (Mgr.) and Valen-
tine Laveist.

He is melting down zinc half-tones
which have been used as pictures in
the NEWS. The zinc will be used again
in the foundry's work for the refinery.
*:- *
Hard-working, ten-hours-a-day men
are the several hundred contractors'
employees, who are doing a big job fast.


Typical members of the group are these
two, Jimmy Flynn and Toby Ebinger,
of the J. G. White Company.

From a recent issue of the Esso
Refiner we learn that George Cun-
ningham, who left Aruba last year after

Sport Park Baseball Season
Opens; Garage Wins 20-3

Before a large and enthusiastic
audience, the Sport Park baseball season
was officially opened on Sunday. March
21, when Mr. Horigan threw out the
first ball and the umpire called "Play
The Esso Garage took on the Artraco
club, and for one inning the season's
opener looked as if it might be a thriller,
when the visitors piled up two runs in
their half of the inning and the Garage
came back with one run in theirs. From
that point on, however, the game took
on the appearance of a track meet when-

serving as job training instructor in the
Instrument Department, has been made
assistant to the manager of mechanical
and power operations in the New Jersey
Works. He has been employed at
Bayway Refinery since Mray, 1942.

Here in Aruba we've long been used
to the C.Y.I. Plan, under which ideas
win cash prizes. A circular recently re-
ceived from the U.S. Army says that
Ihey want ideas, too because "Ideas
Win Wars". If you have any that you
think the Army can use, send them
along to:
The Engineer School
Fort Belvoir

ever the Garage boys came to bat, and
in only one inning were they held score-
less. In justice to Artraco, it must be
mentioned that their star pitcher, Anto-
nio Bryson, was unable to play because
of his father's death; and without his
services the team appeared to be wobbly.
It is doubtful, however, whether any
team in the league could have stopped
the Garage on Sunday. Their hitting
was clean and long and well-placed;
their fielding was sparkling and well-
nigh faultless. Artraco will undoubtedly
break into the win column as soon as
their regular lineup is available: but the
Garage team have served notice on the
rest of the league that they're showing
no mercy.
The box score:
Artraco 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 7 13
Garage 1 2 7 o 2 5 2 20 21 2
Batteries: Artraco Cooper. Legrand,
Heyliger (p) : Pantophlet, Nadal (c)
Garage Buntin (p); Felipe (c)

The baseball sub-committee, headed
by Edney Huckelman, organized a fine
show for the season's opening, and the
schedule looks as though the fans can
expect some high class baseball during
the next four months.

Navy lookouts and gunners now have
special goggles with rotating lenses,
which control the amount of light admit-

APRIL 2 1943



Eastern League Won Lost c/,
Oil Inspectors 14 7 66
Estimators 12 8 6(
Chemists 12 8 60
Listers 12 9 57
Struck. Drafters 11 10 52
Coordinators 9 12 42
Inspectors 8 13 38
Piping Drafters 5 16 23

Western League
Labor 14 7 66
Carpenters 13 8 61
Colony Service 12 9 57
M. & C. Office 11 10 52
Garage 10 11 47
Pipefitters 9 12 42
M. & C. Admin. 8 13 38
kh Boilermakers 7 14 33

Northern League
Acctg. No. 2
L.O.F. Office
Acid Plant
Acctg. No. 1
Men's Forum
P.S. Office
Acctg. No. 3

n Southern League
e Medical 14 7 667
n Elect. No. 1 13 8 619
! Instr. No. 2 13 8 619
SInstr. No. 1 12 9 571
SPersonnel 11 10 624
Elect. No. 3 9 12 429
4 T.S.D. No. 9 6 15 286
SElect. No. 2 6 15 286

Sea-going life-saving suits are now
equipped with built-in flashlight, knife,
Sand whistle, and have yellow-palmed
gloves and a yellow hood to attract
n, rescuers.

An afternoon of Thrills
was provide on March
14,when the Army athletes
put on the track and field
meet at Lone Palm Stadium.
Pictured here are crowds
watching the shot put and
the broad jump, two of
the outstanding events


March 14
March 20
Jong Unidos
Aruba Bank
March 27
Jong Unidos
Boca Jrs.
March 28
Jong Unidos

March 14
El Cubano
March 21
Esso Garage
March 28
San Lucas
El Cubano

rutting on a performance that looked
like mid-season form, Arrindell of the
San Lucas outfit held El Cubano to two
runs while his teammates were putting
across fifteen to win by a landslide at
3 the Sport Park on March 28. Among
0 the game's highlights was Convenencia's
batting he had four hits and scored
S four runs. The score by innings:
San Lucas 1 2 0 0 3 0 2 4 3 15
1 El Cubano 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2
1 Batteries: San Lucacs Arrindell (p),
Martinburgh (c); El Cubano Alex-
4 ander Phillips, Romney (p), Austin
0 Phillips (c)

Otro weganan deportivo ta yama e
2 atencion di aficionadonan, pero voetbal
ta continue siendo e deported cu ta atrae
20 e muchedumbrenan mas grand di es-
3 pectadores na Sport Park. Esaki ta un
escena tuma durante e match final di
15 knockout dia 7 di Maart, den cual Uni-
2 dos a derrota San Nicolaas Juniors.

d( Other sports com-
it pete for the fans'
ti attention,but football
continues to draw
a the biggest Sport
ir Park crowds. This
scene was at the
knockout final March
7, when Unidos de-
a' feated San Nicolas
se Juniors.



FIs. 1,150 Distributed to Safe Drivers

Shown at left are six of
the nine Labor depart.
ment men who received
four-year safe driver"
awards March 5. In all,
15 men received the four-
year awards.

'Riba e portret banda robez ta aparece seis di e 15 empleadonan cu, dia 5 di Maart,
a ricibi premionan pa cuatro afia di manejamento di vehiculonan di motor liber di desgra-
cia. Di rober pa drechi nos ta mira: Jan Croes, Leonardo Rasmijn, Jan Werleman, Johan
Lopez, Bruno Arends, i Hildo Croes; tur seis ta empleadonan di Labor Department.

The Safe Driving Contest's fourth
quarter in 1942 brought cash awards of
Fls. 10 last month to 115 of the 148
drivers competing, and 29 of the 115
men also received awards for safe driv-
ing in periods from one to four years.
Awards recognizing four years of driv-
ing without infraction of the contest's
rules were earned for the first time by
15 of the drivers. In addition five three-
year awards were given, eight for two
years, and one driver received a one-year

Den e cuarto kwartaal di 1942 di e
Concurso pa Manejamento di Vehiculos
di Motor Liber di Desgracia, 115 di e
148 chauffeurnan cu a participa a ricibi
luna pasa premionan na placa efectivo
di Fls. 10.00 cada un. Bintinueve di e 115
empleadonan tambe a ricibi premionan
pa manejamento liber di desgracia du-
rante periodonan di un te cuatro aria.
Pa di prome vez premionan pa cuatro
afia di manejamento sin violacion di e
reglanan di e concurso a worde gana
door di 15 di e chauffeurnan. E emplea-
donan aki tawata: Edwin McFurson,
James Hart, Vincente Croes, Jan Croes
Leonardo Rasmijn, Anselmo Croes, Bru-
no Arends, Rafael Bryson, Johan Lopez,
Jan Werleman, Clellan Thompson, Tito
Angela, Hildo Croes, Eugenio Koolman,
and Ruperto Angela.
Ademas, cinco premio a worde duna
pa tres aia di manejamento liber di des-
gracia, ocho pa dos afia, i un chauffeur
a ricibi un medalla pa un afia.

The blackout walker who stays on the
left runs the least chance of being run

Seven Employees Receive Awards
At Coin-Your-Ideas Meeting

How to make a spare tire at home:
how to make rubber cement from 'junk'
rubber; how to make vital space more
accessible these were some of the
varied ideas that won awards at the
Coin-Your-Ideas meeting held in Mr.
Campbell's office on March 19. The
seven employees who shared Fls. 115,
and the suggestions that won awards.
J. H. Rutz Home made spare
tires Fls. 25.
J. A. Hope Install a new door in
southwest corner of garage Fls. 25.
M. E. Fisk Use crude rubber
(recently found on beach and placed at
disposal of 3 Laboratory) in the pre-
paration of rubber cement Fls. 25.
E. Leonora Install extension on
bottom valve of Tank. 40, Acid Treat-
ing Plant Fls. 10.
C. E. Hassell Install platform
over pipelines leading to telephone in-
stalled on light pole west of Tank 188
and 183 FIs. 10.
E. G. Ollivierre Suggested "pro-
gress report" for apprentices FIs. 10.
H. S. Bennett Duplicate prints on
blueprint paper from black and white
photostatic paper negatives FIs. 10.


A new precision weighing machine,
used to detect rust on metal, measures
loads in units of ten-billionths of an
ounce, and weighs rust to the degree of
a single layer of atoms. The machine is
sealed in a glass tube.


A son, Carl Walter, to Mr. and Mrs.
W. C. Beyer, March 7.
A daughter, Vera Theresa, to Mr.
and Mrs. L. S. Barriteau, March 9.
A daughter, Filomena, to Mr. and
Mrs. Evigenio Kock, March 10.
A daughter, Rajammal, to Mr. and
Mrs. G. S. Permaul, March 11.
A son, Anthony Lanny, to Mr. and
Mrs. John Lejuez, March 11.
A son, Alva Littleton, to Mr. and
Mrs. Dhauraj Ramphal, March 11.
A daughter, Silvia Johanna, to Mr.
and Mrs. W. C. Hopmans, March 12.
A daughter, Judith Pierrepont, to Mr.
and Mrs. Dudley H. Grape, March 15.
A son, Reinaldo Alberto, to Mr. and
Mrs. Alberto Croes, March 15.
A son, Michael Lyndon, to Mr. and
Mrs. L. O. Schuler, March 16.
A son, Gilberto Rosendo, to Mr. and
Mrs. Miguel Wouters, March 16.
A daughter, Maria Filomena, to Mr.
and Mrs. Emiliano Van der Linde,
March 16.
A son, Ian Reeves, to Mr. and Mrs.
J. A. Brown, March 18.
A son, Stanton Maurice, to Mr. and
Mrs. Elmer Hassell, March 19.
A son, Bernadetto Benito, to Mr. and
Mrs. Juan B. Tromp, March 21.

Latest compressed food is the potato
"brick", developed for the Army. The
size of a shoe box, it will supply mashed
potatoes for 100 men.



APRIL 2, 1943