Aruba Esso news
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 Material Information
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: July 2, 1955
Frequency: biweekly
Subjects / Keywords: Petroleum industry and trade -- Periodicals -- Aruba   ( lcsh )
Genre: periodical   ( marcgt )
serial   ( sobekcm )
Language: Text in English and papiamento.
Dates or Sequential Designation: v. 1- 1940-
General Note: Cover title.
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Holding Location: Biblioteca Nacional Aruba
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oclc - 06371498
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System ID: CA03400001:00320

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Strike Over

August 15

Production Normal

After 6000 Workers

Return to Jobs

Over G000 Lago employees went
out on strike August 10 in a wage
dispute while the Lago Employee
Council was carrying on negotiations
with Company Management The ne
gotiations weie in accordance with
the Woiking Agreement which contains
a no strike no lockout clause
By noon on August 15 approximately
75 per cent of the employees had
returned to work job attendance the
next day was back to normal
Refinery production which had
dropped on third during the strike
gradually resumed last week It
was was expected that the refinery would WJtC -iMm Mjm '*> rlr rTfllHpj T li iTpTpFirTr MWm3K
be back to normal operations last
Wednesday August 22

As employees returned to woik
mediation continued Special Government
Mediator W R Plantz assisted
by a committee of political
leaders from Arubas four parties
has been meeting with Company Ma
nagement and the Lago Employee
Council trying to find a solution to
the wage problem The Government
statistician is assisting him in reviewing
all cost of living and wage
material received from all parties
concerned It is hoped that they will

arrive at a decision soon

Mr Plantz was appointed special ?
mediator by NWI Governor A A M |
Struycken on August 13 Named to
assist him were C A Email N E
Henriquez J E Irausquin and F J
Tromp J W Huiskamp was named
secretary to the special mediator
The wage dispute has been marked
by confusion and misunderstanidng
Traced below is a step-by-step development
of the situation

Cost of Living Study

Last April the Lago Employee
Council elected representatives of
the employee body asked Company
Management for a five per cent
raise Management said it did not
feel that a raise was justified However
it offered to bring the cost of
living index up to date to see if
and how employees buying habits

might have changed The LEC agreed an accurate representation of the employee Lago General Manager O Mingus tries in vain to get strikers to return
to this body to work while the Company continues negotiations with the Lago Employee
Lauience De Trude of the National Mr De Trude asked this representative Council Huelga A Stop

Industrial Conference Board Inc group almost 800 questions

a lesearch organization that specializes about its buying habits He ended up Gerente General O Mingus ta trata en vano di haci huelgistanan bolbe na Dia 15 di Agosto
in cost of living studies came with 177 questionnaires which he nan trabao mientras cu Compania ta sigui cu negociacionnan cu Lago
to Aruba to conduct the study Mr considered valid for his study He Employee Council
De Trude selected a lepresentative then combined all the information he Produccion Ta Normal

group of Lago employees to interview had gathered and prepared his report Despues cu 6000 Empleado
on their buying habits The persons Neither the LEC nor Manage A Bolbe na Nan Trabao
to be interviewed were selected from ment knew the results of his study
mine buying Jiabits of employees to food and housing for instance they
a payroll run going from the lowest until he presented his report to them Mas di 6000 empleado di Lago a
if different trans
see they were buying aie spending moie on clothing
to the highest wage rates Every in a joint session huelga dia 10 di Agosto asunto di
things than they were ten years ago portation house furnishings and pa
24th selected to be interviewed
person salario mientras cu Lago Employee
when Lagos oiiginal cost of living other miscellaneous items medical
they were then checked to Misunderstandings Arise Council tabata negociando cu Diiecti
study was made Mr De Trude wanted care peisonal caze lecieation education
see that they were actually repie to find out what Lago employees etc va di Compania E negociacionnan tabata
sentative of the entire employee Immediately after the De Trude
di acueido cu Combenio di Trabao
weie buying in what quantities and Misunderstandings also
arose con
On all factors made several misunderstandings
important report was
group cual combenio ta contene un
how much they were paying His cerning the difference betweeen employees
wage rates citizenship dependents arose Basic misunderstanding clausula ta exclui huelga di parti
study cannot be used directly to measure average monthly income cu
average commissary credit used in a was in the misinterpretation
di lock out di parti
compensation it is only a from Lago and total family expenditures empleadonan y
month marital status housing and of the purpose of Mr De di
to establish The De Trude showed Compania
means or a yardstick report
sex the persons interviewed weie Trudes study He set out to deter-
Pa meidia di dia 15 di Agosto mas
spending habits As yet no survey that total family expenditures are
has been made on the basis of the greater than the average wage of a o menos 75 por ciento di empleado
De Trude study His study alone does Lago employee Yet this does not nan a bolbe na nan trabao e siguien
not show that the cost of living is up mean that Lago is underpaying its te dia e cantidad di empleadonan na
or down it only shows what to employees There aie two simple reasons trabao tabata normal atrobe
measure to find out if prices have for this difference Pioduccion di refineiia cu a baha
gone up or down First the family income of employees un teicera parti durante e huelga
Mr De Trudes study showed how also includes earnings of a cuminza biia normal atiobe siman
employees are spending their family other family members and earnings pasa Pa dia 22 di Agosto esta Dia
funds today compaied to the way from other jobs Some employees add razon produccion a keda di ta normal

they weie spending them ten yeais to their Lago incomes by other atrobe
ago His study showed that buying means rent from property earnings Mientras cu empleadonan a bolbe
habits have changed as is seen by from other enterprises such as small trabao mediacion ta sigui Mediador
a comparison of his study with home businesses agencies trucking especial di Gobierno W R Plantz -
Lagos original index etc And of course other family asisti pa un comite di lldernan politico
di Aruba su partidonan a tene
Quote Quote membeis contribute to the family income
old themselves reunionnan cu Directiva di Compania
unquote new unquote by holding jobs
Food 45 33217 Secondly many employees have recently y Lago Employee Council tratando
Clothing 10 13775 spent large sums of money di haya un solucion pa e pioblema
Housing 13 489G buying cars homes refrigerators di salaiionan Estadista di Gobierno
House Furnishings 8148 and other expensive meichandise ta asistie levisa tur informacion di
Transportation 4 10717 These items were bought through costo di bida y di salarionan ricibi di
Utilities and fuel 8 2654 Company Thrift Plan loans and with Contimid na pagina 2

Thrift G drawals loans from banks or on credit
Miscellaneous 14 12419 from merchants During the war all glad
I feel sura that we are
Other expenses 14174 many of these items weie not avail emplojees and Management alike -that
able Therefore large Thrift Plan
is and
the recent strike oer
100 100 credits built this is the
up money that the refinery is resuming normal
that many employees are spending operations While the Special Med
These figures have been machine
now his review I hope
checked and differ slightly from the iator continues

Approximately 500 employees gathered in front of the Companys main original figures first reported Management Makes Offer that in eerjone sincerely concerned seeking a will solution cooperate to
As can be readily seen by a com
office building on August 3 they asked for a general wage increase our misunderstanding here
parison of the two indices employees In a joint meeting with the Lago
aie spending their money for diffe Employee Council on July 31 Man- J J Horigan
Mas o mcnos 500 empleado a reuni dilanti Main Office di Compania dia rent things than they weie ten years President Lago Oil &
3 di Agosto nan a pidi un aumento general ago Instead of spending so much on Turn to page 3 Column 1 Transport Co Ltd

August 24 191

bata paga Su estudio no por worde tendente General F E Griffin a bisa Lago Employee Council
no tabata
AiUiAss usa directamente pa calcula compen e grupo cu Compania ta simpatiza cu preparS pa presents argumentonan
sacion su estudio ta solamente un nan pioblemanan manera den pasado
pa e proposicion aki
manera pa via di cual por establece El a mustra cu Directiva di Compa tal motibo a dicidi di e tenc ora ey un y otro pa

custumbernan di cumpramento Te nia ta cla pa trata riba e problcma reunion dia 9 di Agosto
awor ningun resumen no a woide nan manera den pasado cu e repre
e De sentantenan eligi di e di Pamfleta Sin Firma
grupo emplea
Printed by the Curaaosch Courant Curasao NWI Trude Cada tres luna esnan encarga donan esta Lago Employee Council
cu e index di costo di bida ta sali kendenan den pasado a traha hopi y Na cuminzamento di c siman ey

cumpra cos y e prijsnan cu nan paga duro cu Directiva di Lago pa resolve pamfletanan sin firma a worde pasa
ta woide usa pa haci e estudio di problemanan di empleadonan Com rond urgiendo empleadonan pa nan
Arubas Place in the World costo di bida E proximo estudio lo pania no por trata cu un multitud huelga dia 10 di Agosto si Directiva

worde haci riba base di e estudio di Sr Griffin a bisa E di cu e ta spe no accepta loque nan tabata pidi Ta
Dc Trude ke meen anto cu e arti ra cu Lago Employee Council lo ne batin un sikkel riba e pamfletanan
culonan e cantidadnan cu ta aparece gocia e asunto cu Directiva cu mes Den nan reunion di 7 di Agosto cu
Just 27 years ago in August 1924 Captain Robert Rodger den su rapport lo worde usa pa haci exito cu el a negocia otro problema Directiva Lago Employee Council di

and two associates came to Aruba They were here to survey the e resumen nobo Tabatin hopi cambio nan den pasado cu nan no ta na fabor di un huelga

Paraguana-Curagao-Aruba triangle to find a shipping terminal den e articulonan cu empleadonan ta Despues di Sr Griffin su discurso y cu nan lo haci tur nan posible pa

for oil being produced at Lake Maracaibo They selected Aruba as bata cumpra diez anja pasa y loque Presidente di Lago Employee Council stop cualkier estorbo entre empleado
nan ta estudio B F Dirksz nan LEC a expresa
cumpra awor segun e y Vice Presidente C R seguranza cu un
the site of this terminal and three years later San Nicolas officially A Bishop a mustra cu e Council lo huelga lo no tuma lugar

began its career as a great oil port Later in January 1929 Aki ta sigui un comparacion negocia e asunto cu representantenan Anuncio

Lagos first stills went into operation and Aruba was on its way Articulo Bieuw Nobo di Compania Adhunto

to becoming one of the worlds great oil refining centers Cuminda 45 33217 Despues di esaki e demonstracion a LEC a reuni cu Directiva dia 9 di
Pana 10 13775 caba
As Lago grew and prospered so did Aruba The history and Cas 13 489G hunto Agosto El y nan worde a saka un anuncio
a firma F E
development of Lago and Aruba are closely connected and must Muebles stoof etc 8148 Lago Oferta Employee Council Ta Nenga Griffin pa Directiva y pa pa B F

always remain so The truth of this was strongly emphasized Transportacion 4 10717 Dirksz pa LEC E anuncio tabata
Gas electricidad etc 8 2654
during the recent strike E oferta di Compania pa haci e asina

Why did Lago come to Aruba almost 30 years ago Why has Varios Spaarmento 14 6 12419 bonus actual di costo di bida parti Comite Adhunto di LEC y repre
sentantenan di
salarionarT Compania
di reuni
has it been to well Arubas advantage di base no a worde a
Lagos advantage as as Otro gastonan 14174 despues di lunch
accepta pa Lago Employee Council y awe pa
to stay here all these years? The answers to those questions y Compania a hala e oferta aden E permiti LEC di presenta nan argu

have always been important but never so important as they are 100 100 ora Directiva a haci un oferta re mentonan pa un aumento di 20 por
visa den cual lo index ciento Hopi cyfernan a worde pre
today E cijfernan aki a worde calcula cu usa e nobo di
costo di bida sents y Directiva tin di considera
Lago came to Aruba for two reasons Aruba had a deep water machine y nan ta mustra un dife Den e oferta nobo e nan E Council lo bolbe reuni
926 por ciento lo queda variable cu representantenan
rencia chikito for di e cyfernan ra se
harbor and of assured under stable
continuity operations was portS originalmente gun prijsnan subi of baha y salario di Directiva Diasabra

working conditions Manera e comparacion di e dos nan di base di empleadonan lo worde mainta 11 di Agosto riba cual dia

Today Venezuela has developed deep water harbors Plans are indexnan ta mustra claramente aumenta cu cinco cent pa ora E un blemanan solucion di lo worde alcanzS pa e pro
underway to dredge the Maracaibo Bar so that ocean tankers empleadonan ta gasta nan placa na oferta aki a worde haci dia 6 di

can enter the lake cosnan diferente for di loque nan tabata Agosto y a worde nenga pa Lago Huelga
gasta diez anja Enbez di
There is no doubt that damage was done by the strike How gasta tanto pa cuminda pasa y pa cas Diabierna mainta 10 di Agosto

much damage nobody knows effects of the strike might have por ehempel nan ta gasta mas pa Mi ta sigur cu nos tur tanto ta mas o menos 3500 empleadonan a

long range consequences or they might not It is impossible to bisti transportacion meublamento di empleadonan como Directiva ta reuni pa banda di 7or dilanti di

tell right now One of the worst things that could have happened cas y varios otro cosnan manera contento cu e huelga reciente a caba Compania su main gate E demon
atencion medico cuido personal re y cu trabao den refineria ta birando stracion tabata masha na orde Cantidadnan
however did not happen the Lago Refinery did not stop operations creacion educacion etc normal atrobe Mientras cu e Medi chikito di empleadonan a

Had operations stopped serious damage with perhaps Mal comprendemento tambe a results dador Especial ta sigui su revision drenta refineria pa nan bai traha

far reaching consequences would have been done For Lago and en cuanto e diferencia entre e mi te spera cu tur interesadonan lo aunque esnan para pafor a grita

Aruba are in the middle they cannot act independently without promedio di salario mensual di coopera sinceramente pa busca un solution nan no tabatin ningun violencia
empleadonan di Lago y total di gas pa e malcomprendemento cu ta Participantenan na e demonstracion
taking into consideration the two factors on both ends the tonan di un famia E rapport di De existi entre nos tabatin bon bijs y nan tabata djies

suppliers and the customers Both have a tremendous stake here Trude a mustra cu e total di gasto J J Horigan para warda mira kico lo socede Hopi

and neither one is going to do business with us if they arent nan di un famia tabata mas halto cu Presidente Lago Oil & entre nan a expresa deseo di drenta

assured of service on time e promedio di salario di un empleado Transport Co Ltd refineria pa bai traha sinembar
di Lago Sinembargo esaki no ke go nan tabatin miedo pa via di me
At one end Lago depends on Venezuela for its crude oil During meen cu Lago ta paga su empleado nazamento haci na nan y nan famia

the strike Venezuelas production of crude did not have to be nan di menos Tin dos motibo masha Employee Council dia nan Mas laat e mesun mainta ey
7 di Agosto
cut back it continued to find an outlet for that crude here in simpel pa proba esaki mainta Ora cu nan a nenga e di dos otro empleadonan a haya yamadanan
Pa di entrada di un famia na telefoon pa menaza nan of a worde
Aruba prome oferta Council tabatin
e no ningun
di empleado ta inclui entrada di parS pa agitadornan cu tabata
At the other end 37 different countries with un contra oferta
Lago supplies otro miembronan di famia y ganashi pasa rond y nan a sali foi trabao pa

petroleum products many of these products are critical items di otro trabaonan tambe Algun Proposicion di LEC reuni cu e grupo cu tabatin na main

necessary for carrying on essential operations Although refinery empleado tin mas entrada ademas di gate

output dropped one third during the strike Lago continued to nan salaiio na Lago huur di nan Merdia di dia 7 di Agosto Lago Esnan cu mainta a parce dilanti tabata di e huel
gistanan Presidente
propiedad negoshinan chikito na Employee Council a haci su contra
its customers wtih the oil needed
supply they J J Horigan Gerente General
cas agencianan trabao cu truck etc oferta el a pidi un aumento di 20
It is clear then that one of the most important factors in the Y tambe otio miembionan di famia den salarionan di base esaki lo O Mingus y Superintendente

operation of Lago is this the refinery has to operate every day ta contribui na entrada di un famia inclui e 926 por ciento di bonus di General F E Griffin Sr Mingus y
Sr Griffin
If it fails to do this results could be disastrous ora cu nan tambe ta traha costo di bida LEC a pidi pa e aumento a papia na e empleado
Pa di dos hopi empleadonan aki worde nan cu a huelga urgiendo nan pa bin
a for di dia 1
Aruba is the site of the biggest oil refinery in the western
gasta sumanan grandi recientemente di Mei 1951 Contiyiud na pagina 4
hemisphere It is one of the main suppliers of petroleum products pa cumpra auto cas frigider y otro

to the free nations of the world Aruba and Lago have always articulonan caio E articulonan aki

offered to the world two things : stability and continuity of operations a worde cumpiS cu fiamentonan y
lamtamento di Thrift Plan fiamento
That is why Lago and Aruba cannot afford a Shutdown
na banco of credito cerca comercian
That is why failure to settle any dispute here by mutual negotiation tenan Durante guerra hopi di e ar

on a peaceful basis can only lead to disaster for everybody ticulonan aki tabata scars Pesey

concerned empleadonan a spaar hopi den Thrift

Plan y awor cu por haya e articulo

nan cumpra ta e placa ey empleadonan

ta gastando pa cumpra nan
Huelga A Siop halto te na empleadonan cu salario
Directiva Ta Haci Oferta
nan di mas abao For di e lista nan
Continud di pagina 1
a scoge e di 24 nomber cu tabata
diferente partidonan Nan ta di Den un reunion adhunto cu Lago
spera parce salta 23 scoge e di 24 etc
Council dia 31 di Juli Directiva
na un decision pronto Employee
yega Despues nan a check pa mira si ber
Sr Plantz a worde nombrS Media daderamente nan tabata represents a afrece di haci e costo di bida

dor Especial pa Gobernador A A M henter e grupo di empleadonan Den actual di 926 por ciento parti di
Struycken dia 13 di Agosto Esnan tur factornan importante salario salarionan di base di empleadonan
nombra pa asistie ta C A Eman nacionalidad dependientenan credito Esaki ta nifica cu empleadonan por

N E Henriquez J E Irausquin y di comisario pa luna cas sexo e ta garantizS di un aumento fiho di
F J Tromp J W Huiskamp a wor personanan entrevista tabata un re 926 por ciento riba nan salarionan
de nombra secretario di e Mediador presentacion corecto di di Manera ta awor costo di bida por
Especial empleadonan grupo subi of baha cada tres luna ora cu

E cuestion di salario ta mustra bru indexnan di costo di bida worde haci
Sr De Trude a puntra e grupo representative
E bonus actual di 926 ciento
hamento mal comprendemento Aki por a
y aki casi 800 pregunta to
ta sigui un relato di punto pa punto cante di nan custumbernan di cumpramento drenta na rigor dia 1 di Agosto y lo
sigui te 31 di October di
di e situacion Despues
El a bin haya 177 lista di
bonus subi of baha
Na April Lago Employee Council pregunta y contesta lo cual el a usa esey e por segun
costo di bida subi of baha
representantenan eligi di grupo di pa haci su estudio E ora el a com
empleadonan a pidi Directiva di binS tur su informacion y el a pre Si e oferta di Compania a worde

Compania un aumento di cinco por parS su rapport Ni Lago Employee accepta empleadonan lo a haya un
aumento fiho di 926 ciento Si
ciento Directiva a bisa cu e no ta Council ni Directiva no tabata sabi por
kere cu tin hustificacion pa tal aumento resultado di es estudio sino te ora despues di tres luna e resumen lo a
mustra cu prijsnan a subi mas cu
Sinembargo Directiva a of cu el a presenta su rapport na nan
rece di revisS e index di costo di bida den un reunion adhunto 926 por ciento empleadonan lo a ha
ya un bonus di e diferencia Si prijs
to date mira si
pa pone up y pa
custumbernan di cumpramento di Mal Comprendemento Ta Cuminza nan no a subi of si nan a baha

empleadonan a cambia y di ki moda Imediatamente despues cu De Trude empleadonan lo no a perde nada

nan a cambia Lago Employee Council a entrega su rappoit mal comprendemento Pasobra no tabatin e cantidad le 1
di miembronan di
gal Lago Employee
a combini cu esaki a cuminza Interpreta
Laurence De Trude di National In cion robez di e estudio di De Trude Council prcsente e procedimiento Htfft W BW 7 T W WV i AWT in
combini trata tal
dustrial Conference Board Inc un tabata base di e mal compiendemen pa negociacionnan
organizacion cu ta specializS den to Su estudio tabata pa determinS in e Council no por a reuni cntre nan

estudionan di costo di bida a bini custumbernan di cumpramento di caucus

Aruba pa conduci e estudio Sr De empleadonan pa mira si nan ta cum Dcmonstracion

Trude a scoge un grupo cu ta repre pra articulonan diferente compara cu
sents henter gnipo di empleadonan di articulonan cu nan tabata cumpra Dia 3 di Agosto mas o menos 500
Lago pa tene entrevista cu nan to diez anja pasS tempo cu Lago su empleado a reuni dilanti di Compinia

cante nan custumbernan di cumpramento estudio original di costo di bida a su oficina general na fin di tiabao A delegation from among the strikers talks to the crowd at the main gate
E personanan cu a woide entrevista | worde haci di dia 4or Motibo di e demonslra over the police public address system
a worde eligi for di un lista Sr De Trude kera haya sa kico cion cu a bai masha na oide tabata
di tur empleado riba payroll di I empleadonan di Lago tabata cumpra pa pidi Directiva di Compania un Un delegacion di e huelgistanan ta papia cu e multitud na main gate pa
empleadonan cu salarionan di mas I na ki cantidadnan y cuanto nan ta aumento general E dia ey Supcrin- medio di e loudspeaker di polies


August 24 1951

TLriCl ESfK-^^-S ^ rSamwaSTisCa ~--tJCtiZSsJ
Finally the stack is lowered and

A Stack Comes Down A big stack which was once pait of In the fiist picture woiKmen aie The stack unfastened from its base moved away on doll vs It will be
Big the old No 3 Evaporator plant be lemovinff the scaf folding built up is slowly lifted by two crawler used to get Acid Plant fumes up
but just temporarily hind the central shops is being aiound the stack so crane hooks cranes A third crane picture 3 high enough so they will be cariied
moved to the Acid Plant aiea could be attached lifts the bottom out to sea

Strike Over Management to settle employee problems Some pamphlets were signed with
The Company Mr Griffin the drawing of a sickle In its meet
Continued from page 1 pointed out could not negotiate with ing August 7 with Management the Surinam Club Holds Tenth
a multitude He hoped he added that LEC said that it was not in favor of
agement of fried to incorporate the the Lago Employee Council would a strike and was doing its utmost to Anniversary Celebration
piesent cost of living bonus of 926 negotiate the matter with Manage prevent any disturbance among employees
per cent into employees base pay ment as it had successfully negotiated The LEC expressed certain
This meant that employees would be other problems in the past lty that the strike would not occur
guaranteed a fixed raise of 926 per Following Mr Grififns talk LEC
cent of their wages As it is the cost President B F Dirksz and Vice-Pie-sident Joint Statement
of living bonus is subject to change C R A Bishop indicated that
three months when cost of li The LEC met with Management
every the Council would negotiate the matter
on August 9 and issued a joint statement
made The
ving surveys are present with Company representatives
It was signed by F E Griffin
bonus of 92G per cent became effective Following this the demonstration
August 1 and continues through broke for Management and by B F Diiksz
October 31 After that the bonus is up for the LEC The statement was as

subject to change either upward or LEC Rejects Offer follows:
downward depending on whether the The Joint Committee of LEC and
cost of living has gone up or down The Companys offer to incorporate Company lepiesentatives met before
Acceptance of this Company offer the cost of living bonus into and after lunch today to permit the
would have given employees a fixed base pay was not acceptable to the LEC to present their arguments for
increase of 926 per cent For the LEC so the Company withdrew it a 20 per cent increase Many figuies
time being theie would have been no Management then made a levised offer were presented and Management
cost of living bonus If the next on the basis of a switchover to must have time to consider them The
quarterly suivey showed that prices the new cost of living index In the Council will again meet with Com
had risen employees would benefit new offer the 926 per cent would pany lepresentatives on Saturday
fiom a piopoitionate bonus if prices remain as the variable and base morning August 11 at which time
had not risen or had gone down wages of employees would be increased we hope a solution will be reached to
employees would have lost nothing five cents an hour This offer the present wage problem
Because it was unable to get a quo was made on August 6 and l ejected
rum the LEC did not meet in caucus by the LEC the morning of August Strike
session the agreed procedure 7 At that time the Council had no
upon On Friday morning August 10
counter proposal to make
handling such negotiations to approximately 3500 employees had

consider this offer LEC Proposal gatheied by 7 oclock in front of the
Company main gate The demonstration
Mass Demonstration On the afternoon of August 7 the was orderly Small numbers
On August 3 approximately 500 LEC made its counter proposal it of employees enteied the refinery to
employees gatheied in front of the asked for a 20 per cent increase in go to work although they were
Companys main office building at base wages this would include the greeted with boos and catcalls there
the end of the day shift Purpose of 926 per cent cost of living bonus The was no violence Participants at the
the demonstration which was oiderly LEC asked that this inciease be made demonstration were in good spirits Celebration of the tenth aniversary of the Suiinam Club was held on Fri
thioughout was to ask Company retroactive to May 1 and just stood around wating to see day evening August 3 This photo shows H M Nassy master of cere
Management for a general wage increase The LEC was not piepared to advance what would happen Many among monies introducing some of the evenings events Grouped behind him
At that time General Super arguments for its proposal at tfiem expressed the desire to enter are members of the Club dressed to represent the nationalities which have
intendent F E Griffin told the gioup this time so a meeting was scheduled the refinery and go to work however been prominent in Surinams history Photo by Sam Rajroop
that the Company was sympathetic with Management on August 9 for they were fearful of doing so

to its pioblems as it had been in the this purpose because of threats made to them and Celcbiating ten years of activities just adjacent to the Club was offi
past He emphasized that Company their families Later in the morning the Surinam Association in Aruba cially opened

Management stood ready to deal Anonymous Handbills other employees received threatening held a leception in the Surinam Club Highpoint of the evenings enter
then as it always had in the past telephone calls or were stopped by on August 3 At the same time de tainment was the fiist public peifor
with the duly elected representatives Early that week anonymous handbills loving agitators and left their jobs finite future giowth was indicated mance here of Mr and Mis A L
of the employee body the Lago were passed out urging employ to join the crowd at the main gate for the Club when the new wing Born of the Aruba Conservatoiy The
Employee Council who in the past ees to go on strike August 10 if Man Appearing before the strikers early three hour piogiam included speeches
had worked long and hard with Lago agement did not meet their demands in the morning weie Lago President by various prominent citizens and

J J Horigan General Manager other musical enteitainment

O Mingus and General Superintendent of these adjustments would amount Colorful costumes worn by members
F E Griffin Mr and
Mingus to a 20 per cent inciease for the lowest on the program gave a gala air
Mr Griffin spoke to the striking employees wage jobs graduating down to an to the evening Each costume lepre
urging them to leturn to increase of 1472 per cent for higher sented a chapter in Suiinams varied
work while the Company negotiated wage and salary groups Aggiegate history fiom the oiigianl Amerind
as scheduled with their elected lepresentatives average inciease for the entire pay ians to East Indians and Javanese
the membeis of the La roll would be 161 per cent The new section taken over by the
go Employee Council They were Club will help to alleviate the present
booed by the strikers who shouted LEC Endorses Porposal overwoiked facilities This
that they wanted an immediate ans section will hold the billiard and pool

wer The Lago Employee Council en tables a libiary will take their place
Mr Mingus told them that Man
dorsed this proposal but wanted to in the main building
agement would meet with the
take it to the main gate and piesent
that day instead of the
following day
it to the striking employees gathered
as scheduled
theie The strikers refused the offer

New Company said they didnt want the LEC to le get their help in getting emplojees
Proposal piesent them further in negotiations back to woik
As a lesult Management and the with Management Later the Media On August 11 following the re
LEC met the morning and afternoon tor pointed out that he did not consider quest for mediation by the LEC and
of August 10 Following the morning this a l ejection of the LEC Management Arubas Acting Lt Go
meeting the LEC and Management the duly elected lepiesentatives of vernor F A Jas iccommended to
issued this joint statement By extraordinary the employees since the strikers at Governor Struycken that a special
efforts on the pait of the main gate could not be consideied mediator assisted by a committee
Management they weie able to complete lepiesentative of the entire employee composed of island political leaders
their study of the arguments body be appointed to make a special in
and statistics presented by the LEC That afternoon August 10 Govern vestigation of the wage dispute
on Thuisday August 9 for the 20 ment Mediator Dr C A Pekelhaiing Management met with Dr M F
per cent inciease in base pay met with the LEC and Management Da Costa Gomez piesident of the
Political leaders Di A F Dussenbroek and N A Henriqucz were un At the afternoon meeting Manage to advise them on the best course to Executive Council of the NWI Go
successful in persuading stiikers to return to work they are seen above ment made a new proposal This was follow to get employees to leturn to vernment and other members of the
with Arubas Acting Lt Gov F A Jas weaiing hat as loiiows all base rates and salaries work Dr Pekelharing suggested that Cabinet on the night of August 11
would be increased five per cent or island political leaders might be able A further meeting with Government
Lidernan ten cents an hour whichever was to get strikers to resume woik while officials and Cabinet members was
politico Dr A F Dussenbioek y N E Henriquez no tabatin exito gi eater The present cost of living an investigation was carried out The held August 12
ora cu nan a trata di haci
ta huelgistanan bolbe na nan trabao aki riba nos bonus of 9 26 per cent would be incorporated LEC agreed to follow his advice and On Saturday night August 11 the
mira nan cu Aruba
su Gezaghebber Interino F A Jas cu sombre bisti into base pay Net effect talk to political leaders in order to Turn to page 5 column 4

August 24 1951

Sport Park Champs Decided In the The Biavcs Saint Softball Vincent Team Ciicket and Team the

Spaita Koifball Team were declaied

Champions of Aiuba on August 5
Cricket Softball and Korfball when a laige ciowd witnessed the

exciting finish of two of these thiee

The Saint Vincent Ciicket Club

was doubly honoied for its teams
had finished first in both the A and

B divisions Trophies given to Saint

Vincent weie guardianship of both
the Lago Shield and His Biitanic

Majestys Cup and also a peimanent
Lago Cup Awaids for individual

playcis in the A Division were Cle

veland Lynton Best Batting Avei

age Cyiil Biowne Best Bowling
Aveiage Osbeit If III Highest Individual

Scoie Teddy Johnson Highest

Aggregate of Runs Scoied and Eiic
Alkins Highest Total of Wickets
Individual achievements in the B Prominent visitors to Aiuba last month weie Mr and Mrs J J an der
Velde fiom Holland he is a member of the Amsterdam city council Fiom
Division Reginald Tong Best
weie the left are Gos Rompen Curacao visitor of Dr Jas A Hassell Govern
Joe Bowen Best
N ment Secretary II A Hessling B Teagle Mi and Mis van der Velde and
Bowling Aveiage Baptiste i
Lt Gov
Acting F A Jas
Highest Individual Scoie A Sayeis

Highest Aggiegate of Runs Scored

and B Claike Highest Total of Bishitanan prominente na Aiuba luna pasa tabata Sr y Sia J J van der
Wickets Bowled Velde di Holanda Sr van der Velde ta miembro di Bestuur di Amsterdam

Following a baseball game between E poitret aki ta mustia nan yegada na Lago hunto cu oficialnan di Go-
the Dodgers and Babe Ruth the Softball bieino y di Lago

Tournament came to a climax
when the Braves defeated the Dod
Amsterdam Official tin di biia efectivo for di 1 di Juni
gers The Biaves weie aw aided the
1951 E delegacion a pidi tambe pago
and each
Lago Trophy player le
ceived a gold medal The Dodgeis Visits Here Briefly pa e dianan di huelga y cu Compania
lo no venga e huelgistanan
lunneis up lvceived silver medals

The Saint Vincent Cricket Club is given a veais guaidianship of His and a team tiophy The Biaves kept Anuncio di Gezaghebber
Mi and Mis J J
der Velde
Britanic Majestys Cup H Chippendale congiatulates Saint Vincent for an unblemished lecoid thiough the van
winning Aiubas Championship for th thiid time season by losing no games of Amsteidam weie prominent visi Anochi laat di dia 13 di Agosto
Spaita defeated TOF in koifball tois to Aiuba last month They Diiectiva di Compania a leuni cu

in a match that was held immedia ai lived in San Nicolas from England Conseho Ehecutivo di Gobierno di
Club di ciicket di St Vincent a haja copa di Su Mahcstad Britanica den nan tely after the Softball game As in on the Noiwegian tanker Giena on Antillanan Holandes Mediador Especial

position pa nit anja H Chippendale ta felicita nan cu nan di ties ictoiia softball Spaita and T OF team July 28 and leturned to Euiope on W R Plantz y Piocuieur Gene

mcmbeis leceived gold and silver the same ship the following day lal J J A Ellis Mainta tempran di

medals and team tiophies Mr van der Velde is a member of 14 di Agosto poliesnan a paiti e siguiente

H Chippendale conducting the pie the Amsteidam city council woiking anuncio e tabata fiima pa
sentation of tiophies announced that in connection with public woiks and Gezaghebber Jas

the new lights planned for the Spoit government housing Como mi a haya sa cu hendenan
Paik would soon make it possible to Duiing his brief stay in Aiuba he cu ke bay trabao ta woide stioba den

play night games and to enter a was conducted on a short tour of the nan libertad pa via di presencia ati

moie complete schedule of spoits lefineiy Mr and Mis van der Velde tud y accionnan di huelgistanan y
weie guests of the government at miionesnan mi ta haya mi obliga di
Pasagiande duiing their stay heie piohibi for di awe
and expiessed legiet that their visit
1 giuponan di mas di cinco hende
to Aiuba shoit
was so
Huelga A Stop riba cayanan publico di San Nicolas

Contimui di jmginn 2
2 molestiamento di peisonanan cu
na nan tiabao mientias cu Compania nan ayudo pa haci empleadonan bolbe ta bai nan tiabao di un moda of

tabata negocia maneia nan a keda di na nan tiabao otio
haci cu lepiesentantenan eligi esta Dia 11 di Agosto despues cu LEC 3 molestiamento di famianan di

miembionan di Lago Employee Council y Diiectiva a pidi mediacion Aiuba personanan cu ke bai nan tiabao
su Gezaghebber Intel ino F A Jas a di moda of
E huelgistanan a contesta cu un otro of daiio na
boe y nan a giita cu nan ke un lecomenda Gouverneur Stiuycken pa nan cas of nan piopiedad
nombia mediador asisti
un especial
contesta imediato pa un comite consistiendo di lidernan Mi ta pidi poblacion den nan mes
Sr Mingus a bisa nan cu Diiectiva
politico di Aruba pa haci un investi inteies di coopeia cu ehecucion di e
lo leuni cu LEC e mesun dia enbez
gacion especial di e asunto di salaiio medidanan aki pa evita conflicto
di e siguiente dia maneia tabata nan obedeciendo imediatamente ordunan

nan idea Diiectiva a leuni cu Dr M F Da di polies y militar

Costa Gomez piesidente di Conseho Un anuncio firm a pa J J Horigan
Pioposicion Nobo di Compania Ehecutivo di Gobierno di Antillanan tamb3 a woide paiti over di henter

Como lesultado Diiectiva y LEC Holandes y otio miembionan di Cabinet e isla dia 14 di Agosto e anuncio

a leuni mainta y meidia di dia 10 di anochi dia 11 di Agosto Un otio aki a confiima y gaiantiza e tarifa

Agosto Despues di nan leunion di leunion cu oficial nan di Gobiemo y nan ofieci pa Diiectiva den su pio

mainta LEC y Diiectiva a saka un miembionan di Kabinet a tuma lugar posicionnan final na LEC dia 10 di
anuncio hunto Pa medio di esfuer dia 12 di Agosto Agosto Tur lo dienta na ligor dia

zonan extraoidinaiio di patti di Diiectiva Diasabia anochi 11 di Agosto e 1 di Juni

nan a logia di completa nan multitud na Main Gate di Compania Despues di anuncio di Gezaghebber

estudio di e aigumentonan y cijfei a trata di yega mucho cerca di gate Jas polies no a permiti giuponan di

nan cu LEC a presenta na nan Dia y tabatin algun lesistencia ora cu poliesnan hende den San Nicolas y e lugar en
Its a big day for the Biaves after sweeping the field with no losses for huebs dia 9 di Agosto pa e aumento a trata di haci nan hala atias fiente di Compania su main gate a

the Softball Championship of Aiuba On August 5 they defeated the di 20 por ciento liba salaiionan di Hendenan den e giupo a tiia hotter keda bashi Solamente algun emplea
Dodgers Tournament ninners up in a haid fought game base liba e poliesnan kendenan a los tiio do a bolbe tiabao dia 14 di Agosto

Den e leunion di meidia Diiectiva na laiia pa haci e lugar dilanti main peio e siguiente dia mas o menos 75
bashi No tabatin ningun tiob por ciento di nan tabata na trabao
haci pioposicion nobo Esaki ta
Tabatin dia team BRAVES despues cu nan a sali champion di a un
un gran pa E siguiente dia 16 di Agosto
bel giandi ni ningun hende no a hiba pie
maneia ta sigui tur salaiionan y ta-
Softbal na Aiuba sin un solo peidida sencia tiabao tabata normal
dano seiio na
lifanan di base lo woide aumenta cu

cinco cent of diez por ciento esun Trabao den Refineiia
cu ta mas E bonus actual di costo di Pamfleta Ta woide Parti
bida di 926 por ciento lo biia paiti Mientias cu empleadonan tabata
Dia 12 di Agosto laat difeiente huelga empleadonan cu a sigui tia
di salaiionan di base Efecto di e
paitidonan politico a parti pamfleta ha a hiba a cabo opeiacionnan esen
ahustonan aki lo monta na un aumento
di 20 ciento pa trabaonan di nan Nan a presenta e salaiionan se cial di lefineiia Pioduccion di pio
gun Lago su pioposicion final na ductonan di lefineria a baha un tercel
salaiio abao bahando
salaiionan mas ta subi na y un aumento segun di LEC y a urgi huelgistanan di bolbe a paiti y tur lake tankernan tabata
na nan tiabao mientras cu e Mediador for di servicio Azeta crudo a wor
1472 ciento di salaiio
por pa di Gobiemo ta sigui su levision de tiecf for di Amuay Bay den ocean
halto E piomedio di e aumento
nan mas Gobiemo bao di fiima di Dr Da tankernan Tur lake tankernan a bolbe
calcula henter payioll lo
ciento pa Costa Gomez a saka un proclamacion nabega dia 15 di Agosto
ta 161
por bisando cu Conseho Ehecutivo ta con Baicamento di pioductonan for di

sideia e ofeita di Compania lazona Aiuba aboido di ocean tankernan a
LEC Ta Accepta Pioposicion ble Sinembargo nan a reserva decision woide manteni y entiega liba Aiu

Lago Employee Council a accepta final te ora cu e Mediador Especial ba mes di gasolin di aviacion gas

e pioposicion aki peio keia piesente piesenta su lappoit E piocla keiosin azeta y gasolin di motor

na e empleadonan huelgista cu tabatin macion di Gobierno a urgi huelgista a sigui sin inteiupcion No tabatin

na gate E huelgistanan a nenga nan pa bolbe na nan trabao imedia dilatacion den entiegamento di pro
tamente mientras cu e mediador ta ductonan na clientenan
e ofeita nan a bisa cu nan no kc pa
den haci su levision Cumplimento cu e compiomisonan
LEC sigui lepiesenta nan nego
ciacionnan cu Diiectiva Despues e E pioclamacion no a woide ricibi na cumpradornan tabata di mayor
ta cu agrado ceica huelgistanan na main impoitancia siendo cu 37 difeiente
Mediador a mustra cu e no con
sideia esey como ontslag di LEC gate y ningun di nan no a bolbe na pais ta depende riba Aiuba pa pioductonan
debidamente eligi nan tiabao di petioleo di cualnan hopi
lepiesentantenan Mainta di dia 13 di Agosto Gezaghebber ta pioductonan esencial Y Aiuba su
di empleadonan pasobia e
henter Jas y lideman politico a bienestar tambe ta depende di sa
nan no ta lepresenta giupo
paice dilanti di e huelgistanan y a tisfaction di e clientenan di hopi
di empleadonan
E ataidi 10 di Agosto Mediador uigi nan di bolbe na nan trabao nan paisnan cu e servicio cu nan ta haya
no tabatin ningun exito Tabatin algun sinal di falta di les
di Gobiemo Dr C A Pekelhaiing a
leuni cu LEC y Diiectiva pa conseha Mediador Especial W R Plantz a ponsabilidad di paiti di algun huel
meidia leuni cu un de gista y otio personanan Mas cu ma
nan cual ta e mihor cuiso pa sigui yega es y
Now champions of Aruba the Spaita koifball team is awaided a tiophy haci empleadonan bolbe na nan legacion di huelgistanan pa tende lo yoria di e hendenan tanto huelgistanan

at completion of three spoits competitions at the Lago Spoit Paik on pa trabao Dr Pekelhaiing di cu podiser que nan tabata exigi Nan tabata pidi y otionan a mantene calma y

August 5 Sixteen gold medals weie awaided to the team lideman politico por logia na haci pa empleadonan di salaiionan mas pasenshi Nan moda di tiata a contri

e huelgistanan bolbe na nan tiabao abao haya un aumento di 30 y em bui hopi pa mantene paz y si nan sigui

Championnan di Aruba club di korfbal Spaita ta ricibi nan trofeo despues mientras cu investigacionnan ta sigui pleadonan cu salarionan mas halto asina nan lo yuda satisfactorio e mediador pa

di tres competitie na Lago Spoit Paik dia 5 di Augustus Nan a licibi 16 LEC a combini di sigui su conseho y haya 20 ademas di esey e bonus bini na un solution pa
haya di 926 ciento y e aumentonan lo tur inteiesadonan
medalya di oio di papia cu lideman politico pa por

August 24 1951 ARUBA ESSO NEWS

before tiie strikers ugnng them to re
turn 10 worn they were unsuccess Aruba su Posicion Lago Employee Awarded

iul Special Mediator Jflantz arrived British Naval Medal
Den Mundo
J soon alter and met with a delegation

oi striKers to hear their demands

ihese demands weie that lower paid
Binti siete anja pasa na Augus
employees get a 3U per cent inciease
tus di 1924 Captain Robert Rod
BESs3 HI anu higher paid employees get 20 per
dos socio bini Aruba Nan
ger y a
cent added to this would be the 926
tabata aki pa investiga posibilidad di
per cent cost ot living Donus and
un bunker station azeta tabata
pa cu
inci eases would be letioactive to
worde produci na Maracaibo E tres
June 1 The delegation also lcqucsteci
posibilidadnan tabata Paraguana
acrike pay and that theie would be
Aruba Curacao Nan Aruba
y a scoge
the stnkeis
no lepusais against
como e sitio pa e bunker station

Governors Notice y tres anja despues San Nicolas a

cuminza su carera como un puerto di

petroleo Despues Januari 1929
Late the night of August 13 Com na
m m w hs vi r Lago su prome stillnan a cuminza
Management met with the iiixe
OIL TRi pany
traha y Aruba tabata na caminda pa
cutivc Council of the NW1 Government
bira un di e centronan petrolero di
Mediator Jflantz and
mas grandi di mundo
Atcoiney Ueneiai Dr J J A imiis
Segun Lago a crece y progresa
iiarly on the morning ot August 14
Aruba tambe a crece y prospera Hi
distributed tne notice I
ponce lollowing storia y desaroyo di Lago y Aruba 1
over tne island it was signea by lx
ta conecta masha pega cu otro y

uov j as mester sigue ser asina Cual berdad

As it has become known to me esaki ta a worde demonstra den e

that persons desirous ot working aie heulga reciente

ueing disturbed in their ireedom oi Pakico Lago a bini Aruba casi 30

operation through the presence at anja pasa Pakico tabata bentahoso

uiude and actions oi strikers and pa Lago como tambe pa Aruba

spectators I find myselt obliged irom cu Lago a keda tur e anjanan Con

coday to prohibit testanan riba es preguntanan tabata

1 congregations in groups of more importante semper pero awendia

General Manager O Mingus left and Marketing Representative J H than live persons on tne public roads mas importante cu nunca Proudly wearing the medal and

Wubbold hoist the Esso flag at the old service station building at Dakota in San Nicolas Lago a bini Aruba pa dos motibo ribbon signifying that he has an ex

Field The building will be used in connection with Lagos new hydrant 2 to molest persons going to their Aruba tabatin haaf hundo y conti Naval Rating from TRNVR

refueling system at the airport work in any manner whatsoever nuacion di trabao di refineria tabata Emmanuel Lawrence Storehouse

bao di condicionnan favorabel poses for the camera after receiving
iamilies sigura
a moiest ot persons
Gerente General O Mingus banda robez y representante di Marketing the medal from the British Vice
di trabao
J H Wubbold ta hiza bandera di Esso na stacion di gasolin na vliegveld who are desirous ot working in any Consul Aruba
Awendia Venezuela tambe tin haaf
way whatsoever or to damage their
Dakota Aeroplanonan lo tuma gasolin di Esso aki
houses or property nan hundo Tin plannan pa coba ba

I hereby appeal to the population ra di Maracaibo pa ocean tankernan

Lago Modernizes in their own interest to cooperate in por drenta e lago

ot No ta lage duda cu e huelga a causa
tne execution these measures so
Parish House at Paradera dafio Cuanto dafio ningun hende
Plane conilict
to avoid
Refueling as by obeying im

Is Dedicated August 5 mediately the orders ot the police and no sa efectonan di e huelga por tin

consecuencianan cu lo dura hopi of
As part of its program for moder the military
e por laga di tin nan Ta imposible
facilities Also issued the island the
refueling over
The new parish house at Paradera pa bisa awor aki Un di e cosnan di
at Dakota Field Lago this month acquired morning ot August 14 was a notice
a former storehouse building at peor cu por a socede no a socede Refineria
the service station there The Piesident riori
signed by Lago JJ
Lago was dedicated and opened di Lago no a stop di traha
building will be used as part of the gan this notice confirmed and gua
with appropriate ceremonies on Si refineria a stop di traha dafio sp
Companys new hydrant refueling system ranteed the rates ottered by Management
August 5 Purpose of the building rio cu podiser consecuencianan gia
that will into later in its final
go operation proposal to the LEC
which will serve many Lagoites ve por a worde haci Pasobra Lago

this year is to provide a community meeting on August 10 ihese rates would be y Aruba ta para mei mei nan ningun
Since the building already has underground letroactive to June 1
place for social gatherings where no por actua independiente sin consi

tanks they will be tied in movies will be shown and girls can Following Lt Gov Jas notice the dera e dos factornan importante na
with the this makes it
new system learn sewing and embroidery It is police did not permit crowds to cada banda di nan esta entregadoz--nan

unnecessary to spend time installing also planned to develop a library gather in San Nicolas and the area di azeta crudo y clientenan Nan

new tanks there in front of the Companys main gate tur dos di interesnan grandi aki y

Hydrant refueling for airplanes When the Church received the was kept clear Only a tew employees ningun di dos lo no sigui negocia cu
designed and Esso Exports
perfected by building from Lago it had it appro returned to work on August 14 but nos si nan no ta sigura di haya ser
Aviation is the
Department priately rebuilt and completely leno the next day about 75 per cent of vicio na tempo
latest safest in aircraft
development vated A new interior was constructed them were back on the job The fol Na un banda Lago ta depende di
In it is similar
refueling principle quite
and finish lowing day 16 attendance Venezuela azeta crudo
a new stucco and tile August on pe haya su
to servicing automobile with
an loof added the job was back to normal Durante di huelga Venezuela su pro
gasoline From underground tanks
The parish priest Father van der duccion no tabatin nodi dhrnengua
the is
gasoline pumped through pipes
Vaart blessed the new building and Refinery Operations Aruba a sigui tuma tur e azeta ciu
to hydrants located in front of the
paid thanks to the many people who do di custumber
airport building Tied in with these
hydrants are small hose carts had a part in establishing it While employees were out on Di otro banda Lago ta entiega

The ribbon to the strike workers carried di 37 dife
officially open non striking productonan petroleo na
through which the plane is refueled
building was cut by Mrs B essential Production rente di
Teagle on refinery operations paisnan Hopi e productonan
Safety advantage of the small hose
Emmanuel in uniform dur
wife of Lagos public relations director of refinery products dropped aki ta articulonan esencial pa tra Lawrence
cart is obvious The gasoline is stored
ing the time he served as cook to
third and all lake tankers baonan esencial
one were Aunque produccion
quite a distance from the airplanes
away the Senior British Naval Officer in
and the hose cait eliminates The occasion was maiked by songs out of service Crude oil was brought di refineria a mengua un tercera

the necessity of locating a large re rendered by the childiens choral from Amauy Bay in ocean tankers parti durante e huelga Lago a si Trinidad

fueler such as a gasoline truck gioup and refreshments weie seived All lake tankers however sailed on gui entrega productonan na clientenan

almost under the wings of the plane following the ceiemonies August 15 segun custumber Emmanuel Lawrence was able last

Opening of the parish house marks Shipment of from Ta muy claro anto cu un factor di
When Lagos hydrant refueling system products away month to lecall more vividly his experiences

goes into effect at Dakota Field a woithwhile step forwaid in the Aruba on ocean tankers was main mas importante di operacion di Lago in Trinidad with the British

later this year Aruba will become Paiadera community life Not only tained and shipments over the island ta esaki refineria mester sigui traha Royal Navy when he was awarded
will it piovide a place for lecreation tur dia Si e faya den esaki le
one of two places in this area that of aviation gasoline bottled gas a medal recognizing his service

uses the new system The only other activities but it will also be a place kerosene fuel oil and motor gasoline sultadonan lo ta desastioso He joined the TRN VR in March

place that now has it is Panama where gills of the community can continued without interruption Aruba tin e lefineria di petroleo 1944 and was demobilized on October

learn new skills which will be useful di mas grandi den es parti aki di
13 1945 During that time he served
There unusual in
were no
and helpful to them
mundo E ta un di e principal provee
to customers as cook to the Senior British Naval
shipping products
Baseball Still Went on Meeting these commitments to customers dornan di productonan di petroleo pa Officer in Trinidad

nacionnan liber di mundo Aruba y He awaided the medal by the
Strike Over was a major achievement was
the Strike Lago semper a ofrece mundo dos cos
RightThrough since 37 countries depend on Aruba British Consul in Aruba and the
estabilidad y continuacion di produccion letters received commended him
Continued from page 3 for petroleum products many of for

Sunday August 12 third day of the which are critical supplies And Aru Esey ta e motibo pakico Lago his good character and woiking skill
ni Aruba no por core riesgo di stop
strike was still a busy day for the bas livelihood in
turn depends on
crowd at the main
Companys gate mento di trabao den refineria Esey
Lago Sport Park A sizeable crowd these in
tiied to move up too close to the gate customers many countries ta e motibo pakico fayamento di re
gatheied during the to watch Papiamento Minutes
and some resistance was encountered being satisfied with the service they gla cualkier diferencia aki pa medio
practice sessions by Nes
when the police tried to get them to get di negociacionnan pacifico por resul
bitt and La Salle in the and
morning There of irresponsibility
afternoon official move back People in the crowd were some signs ta na desastre pa tur interesadonan Papiamento translations of all
Although games threw bottles at the who on the part of some
police fired committee minutes were not ready at
of the tournament had been
postpon strikers and others far the
By great
over their heads to clear the in
area press time Consequently because of
ed the teams found enough opponents front of the main There majority of people though strikers
gate was the importance of the minutes some
to entertain the crowd with good Cas di Parokia
and others elsewhere on the island
no real trouble or serious
baseball injuries of them are appearing in this issue
behaved with calmness and
in English only Papiamento transla
The 1951 season got under way on Their behavior contributed greatly
Pamphlets Issued Paradera
August 5 when Dodgers beat Baby toward maintaining peaceful proceedings na tions will appear in the Esso News of

Ruth 7 to 1 Games played on August and continued will gieatly September 7
on August 12 handbills were
18 and 19 weie Nash 2 Heinekens
help the mediator to find a satisfactory
1 Braves issued by several island political Un cas di parokia cu antes ta
3 Baby Ruth 2 Dodgers
solution for all concerned Traduccion na Papiamento di tur
parties They set forth the under bata storehouse di
13 San Lucas 1 wages un Lago a worde
notanan di reunionan di comite
The Competition is divided into A Lagos final proposal ot the LEC dedica y habri pa uso cu ceremo
tabata cla ora di bai Pesey
and B Divisions In the A Division and urged strikers to return to work Inter Departmental Football nianan dia 5 di Agosto como e notanan ta asina press importante

are Dodgers Baby Ruth Nesbitt while the Government Mediator continued E edificio lo sirbi pa paiokianonan
his leview Going Strong With 20 Teams algun di nan ta parce den e numero
San Lucas La Esfera La Salle and di Paradera tene reunionnan social
aki na Ingles solamente E notanan
The Government over the signa unda lo mustra peliculanan unda
Braves In the B Division are Train y
lo den Esso
ing Garage Nash Heinekens and tuie of Dr Da Costa Gomez issued The Lago Sport Park Inter-Departmental mucha muhernan por sinja cose y News parce di 7 na di September Papiamento

Oranje Games aie scheduled through a proclamation stating that the Executive Football Tournament is borda Nan tin plannan pa cuminza

October 14 for the A Division and Council considered the Com well into what promises to be an un biblioteca despues

December 8 for the B Division panys offer an acceptable one How exciting season with 20 teams parti Despues cu Lago a duna c edificio

ever it reserved final judgment un cipating and ten games played to na parokia di Paradera el a worde

til the special mediator had rendered date renoba paden y pafor y el a ha i Relations di Lago

Schedule of Paydays his report The Government proclamation Although all teams have not play un dak di panchi Koor di muchanan a canta y despues

urged strikers to resume ed as yet scores so far show that Pastoor van der Vaart di e raro di ceremonianan refiesconan a

Semi Monthly Payioll work immediately pending loview by the race will be close Some of the kia a bendiciona e edificio nob.* y a woide sirbi Habrimento di e cas di

the mediator scoies are TSD 1 Catal 0 Metal gradici tur esnan cu a pi esta nan parokia ta un paso mas adflanti pa
August 1G 31
Saturday Sept 8 This proclamation was not well received Trades 3 Train 2 Pipe 1 LOF 1 mes di un rnoda of otro en coneccion comunidad di Paradera No solamente

September 1 15 Monday Sept 24 by strikers at the main gate Catal 1 Garage O Shipyard 2 cu e cas di parokia e ta un lugar di recreacion pero

Monthly Payroll and none of them returned to work Sthse 2 Mason 2 GOB 0 Marine E cinta pa habri e edificio oficial lo e sirbi tambe como un lugar unda

On the morning of August 13 Lt 4 R & S 3 Comm 2 I R 1 Cus mente -a worde corta pa Senora B mucha muhernan por sinja loque lo

August 1 31 Monday Sept 10 Gov Jas and political leaders went toms a m & u u | Teagle esposa di director di Public ta di hopi utilidad pa nan


August 24 1951

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Anslem Augustine and Betty Wester
burger now Mrs Augustine are
pictured aftei their marriage on
July 21 The reception was held at
the brides parents home in Oranjestad
Photo by Norman Singh
Girl Scouts of the Lago Colony Troop join in firelight singing at their

Aki nos ta mira Anslem Augustine y summer camp at Balashi Leading the singing with accordion music is Miss
Mary Wall an instructor the
in Community Council
summer recreation
Betty Westerburger despues di nan pro
gram Other activities of the
casamento dia 21 di Juli Tabatin un scout groups that attended the camp
were hiking outdoor cooking and testing for
recepcion na cas di e bruid na Oranjestad scout badges
despues di e ccremonia
Padvindsternan di Lago Colony ta canta rond di kampvuur na nan kamp
na Balashi bao guia di Mary Wall un di e instructornan

Lago Police Chief G B Brook gives a talk to school children at the Juliana i
school in Oranjestad on the subject of safety in bicycle riding He showed __________________^^__^^_^^^ ''
them illustrated posters photographs and handbooks and emphasized the HhjHHH W if <#
necessitj of obeying traffic rules and safetv precautions

Chief Brook di Lago Police a papia riba trafico en cuanto conemento di
bicicleta na muchanan di Julianaschool na Oranjestad El a mustra nan
prenchinan portietnan filmnan y bukinan y el a mustra necesidad di
obedece reglanan di trafico


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Alphonso St A Weekes Marine
Department set a new shorthand
typist speed record for the Netherlands
Antilles by taking a five
minute dictation at 180 words per
minute and transcribing it on the
typewiiter at an average rate of 22
words per minute Weekes a holder
The golden tone tenor of John Tull singer from British Guiana was of the London First Class Typing
heaid at the Lago Esso and Surinam Clubs during his first leg of a Certificate is now entitled to a
woild tour Rated an excellent tenor he sang classics spirituals and Fellowship of the Incorporated Pho
popular numbers in a versatile and brilliant style Photo by Sam Rajroop nographic Society FIPS The
local examining committee was
Rev D Jakeman 0 T R Rock and
John Tull cantor di British Guiana a parce aki na Aruba na Lago Esso G E S Straughn W A Kiebler
A tense moment in a domino tournament at the Lago Club With the hands y Surinam Club y a sigui pa un torneo mundial Training Division gave the dictation
nai rowed down to just a few dominoes a six spot is slapped down on the
table From the look of the next mans hand hell have to pass

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A drawing foi Home Building Foundation houses at Balashi is conducted
on July 27 Blindfolded Neville Hassell selects a name fiom the list of Rosimbo Croes is heading for the United States and
those who have applied for homes From left to right H W Oir Fred his fellow
are Mateo Reyes left is congratulated before his wedding from the looks of the gifts given him by
Beaujon C T Smith Chief G B Brook and J Wervers to Joyce E Hartogh which was held on July 31 at woikers he should set up a suitcase shop He was
St Theresas in San Nicolas Fellow workers at the given 7 pieces of travelling luggage R H Engle made
Sakamento di lot pa casnan di Home Building Foundation na Balashi a Main Electric Shop gave him a check and R MacMillan the presentation Rosimbo the youngest long service
uma lugar dia 27 di Juli right makes the presentation employee has 22 years service

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