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CANAL RECORD



VOLUME 4












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CANAL




RECORD



PUBLISHED WEEKLY UNDER THE
AUTHORITY AND SUPERVISION OF
THE ISTHMIAN CANAL COMMISSION



AUGUST 31, 1910, TO AUGUST 23, 1911



VOLUME IV



WITH INDEX



ANCON, CANAL ZONE

ISTHMIAN CANAL COMMISSION

1911.



MOUNT HOPE. CANAL ZONE

ISTHMIAN CANAL COMMISSION PRINTING OFFICE

1911.



INDEX.



Accidents —

Burning, 134, 291, 380.

Crane, 251, 365.

Drowning, 315.

Dynamite, 4, 42, 165. 235, 379.

Gasoline. 229.

Land Slide. 91.

Railroad, 4. 14, 27, 42. 44. 67, 115, 134. 187. 197.
331, 363, 371, 381,.

Shooting. 131.
Accounts —

Classified, changes, 6, 224. 280.

Panama, water and sewer. 111.

See also Expenditures.
Agriculture —

Roads an aid. 41.

School gardens. 202, 291.
American Society of Civil Engineers —

Visit of members, 223.
Anchors at Cruces. 277, 314.
Appropriations Committee, visit. 82.
Appropriations, 42. 225, 229.
Arraijan, highway. 76, 225. 290, 345.
Arrest and bail, 35.
Artisans, force reduction, 95.
Atlantic Division —

Chief Clerk. Acting. 383.

Division Engineer, Acting, 111.

Reorganization, 333.
Automobiles — , ,

Chauffeurs license, 347. 355.

License. 109, 118.



Baggage on trip passes, 215.
Baggage and advertising privileges. 375.
Bail, admission to, 35.
Balboa —

Docks and harbor,* 1. 2. 19.39, 65, 129, 209, 241.
290, 321, 377.380.

Native town, removal, 409.

Swamp land, reclaiming. 193. 337.
Band concerts. See each issue.
Bank robbers, pursuit. 214.
Barges —

Derrick for Colon breakwater. 305. 353.

No. 7 ashore on Colon beach, 1 17, 140.

Steel for Atlantic Division. 137.
Baseball —

Batting and team averages. 246.

League organized and schedules, 38. 108. 126, 142,
207. 214,

Transportation for players. 4.
Bible Societies. 21.
Bicycles, license and regulation. 339.
Biological survey. 145.
Boilermakers, strike, 97. 105, 129.
Boilers, efficiency with oil fuel, 33.
Bones unearthed at Chame. 250.
Breakwaters —

Barges for placing rock, 305.

Colon. 69. 155, 170. 218. 257. 385.

Cost. See Cost statements.

Naos Island, 77. 218. 337. 361.

See also Chairman and Chief Engineer, monthly
reports.
Bridges —

Cardenas River. 153.

Culebra Cut. 81. 189, 313.

Mandingo River. 97.

Paraiso. fire. 187.

Spillways, 41.



Buildings —

Disposition, 287.

Improvements, 34.

Notes. 74, 298.

Removal. 183.

Sale, 7. 70. 296. 306. 375.
Burglar shot, 53.
Bushings, manufacture. 328.



California-Atlantic S. S. Company —

Freight agreement with Panama railroad, 34, 209,
385, 325.
Carribbean Coconut Co., claim adjustment, 281.
Cars-
Measurement, 140.

French dump, use, 169.

Hand and push, color, 335.

Mechanical improvements, 141.

Steel dump, repairs. 187.
Castings —

Defective, claims, 78.

Patterns. 303.
Cattle plague in Panama, 179.
Caverns, Chilibre River, 281.
Cement —

Bags returned. 113.

Contract with Munson S. S. Line, 74, 377.

Deliveries. 129, 201.

Iron preservative. 409.

Machine for coating surfaces. 305. 355.
Census of Canal Zone, 380.
Central Division —

Engineer, Acting, 312.

General Inspector, appointment, 39. %

Reorganization. 297.
Certificates, injury and sick. 224.
Chagres River —

Dump, 25.

Freshets. 1, 65, 117. 193, 361.

Stages. See each issue.
Chairman and Chief Engineer —

Acting, appointment. 47, 183. 319.

Reports, monthly. 28. 60. 101, 132. 169. 172. 204.
236, 268, 308. 340. 372. 412.

Secretary, appointment, 312.
Charcoal, proposals. 111, 239. 244.
Chauffeurs, license. 347. 355.
Chilibre River caverns. 281.
Chorrera highway, 225. 290, 345.
Christmas celebrations. 131. 142.
Churches —

Roman Catholic. 38.

Societies, 387.

■School and orphanage. Colon, 380.

See each issue.
Circulars, official —

Accounts.

Panama water and sewer. 111.
Expenditure, changes.' 6, 224. 280.

Artisans, force reduction. 95.

Atlantic Division —

Chief Clerk. Acting, 383.
Division Engineer. Acting. 111.

Baggage on trip passes. 215.

Buildings —

Leasing. 158. 165. 254. 375. 383, 391. 399.

Disposition, 287.

Removal, 183.

Sale. 7. 70. 296. 306. 375.

Bushings, manufacture. 328.

Cars, hand and push, 335.

Castings —

Defective, claims, 78.



Circulars, official —

Patterns, 303.
Central Division —

Engineer, Acting. 312.
General Inspector, appointment. 39.
Chairman and Chief Engineer. Acting. 47, 183,

319.
Childrens" transportation. 238.
Civil Administration, Acting Head, 319.
Civil Service examinations, 79.
Clearance papers, false. 78.
Clerks without knowledge of typewriting, 22.
Clubhouses. Superintendent. Acting. 127.
Commissary coupon books, 167, 254, 367.
Commissary refunds. 191.
Coroner's Jury, service on. 16.
Costa Rica, vacations. 119.
Counsel and Chief Attorney, duties. 62.
Criminal Procedure, amendment, 6.
Customs duty, forms. 104.
Dentists, Commission, 62. 79.
Depot Quartermaster, Acting, 55.
Docking vessels, charges, 319.
Electricity charges, 152. 287, 295.
Employes —

Designation, 231.
Injured, 78, 215, 287, 312.
Interchange. 238.
Transfer, 391.
Transportation. 231. 303.
Engineers and conductors —
Seniority. 6, 119.
Transfer, 95.
Envelopes, penalty, misuse. 351.
Equipment —

Rates for use. 231.

Repairs and expenditures, 5. 207. 335.
Surveyed and turned in. 78. .
Transfer. 215. 263. •

Examiner of Accounts, appointment. 231, 287,

319.
Expenditure accounts, classified, 6. 224, 280.
Fire Chief, Acting, 55.
Floating equipment, inspection. 215.
Gravel delivery. 183.
Holidays. 6. 78, 104. 136. 207. 254. 312. 319, 343,

415.
Hunting on watersheds, 224.
Ice for locomotives and steam shovels, 312.
Ice orders, 87.

Injured employes. 78, 87. 215, 287. 312.
Judge, District Court, appointment. 287.
Labor and material surcharges, 175.
Labor trains —
Permits. 328.

Warning to passengers. 247.
Laborers —

Clearance papers. 79.
Pay and promotion. 335. 343. 367.
Land reservation, 343.
Leave, vacation, 95. 127. 175, 179. 183. 287.

Injury. 215. 312.
Levelman and transitman, examinations, 62.
Lidgerwood engineers, rules. 191.
Lights in quarters. 191.
Local inspectors —

Appointments, 70. 111. 359.
Inspection of floating equipment, 215.
Locomotive engineers and conductors. 6. 119.
Locomotives —

Flue repairs, 280.
French, rate, 391.
Lubricants —

Issue and use. 127. 152. 191. 351.



INDEX



Circulars, official —
Lubricants —

Monthly report, 139.
Machinery and equipment, repair, 5.
Manufacturing, monthly reports, 175.
Market regulations, 136.
Material and supplies, surplus, 62.
Mechanical Committee, 280.
Mechanical Division —

Chief Clerk. Acting, 271.

Superintendent, Acting, 62.
Mechanics, temporary service, 79.
Medical examination, applicants, 328.
Money orders for Costa Rica, 247.
Organization changes, 254.
Pacific Division —

Engineer, Acting, 22.

Resident Engineer, Acting. 111.
Panama railroad. See Panama railroad.
Patterns —

Castings, 303.

Cost, 295.

Return. 136.
Pay car schedule. 280.
Pay certificate signatures, 367.
Pay .increases, 254.
Photographs and blue prints, 247.
Planing mill work, 247.
Police, Acting Chief, 136.
Profane language, 399.
Property —

Sale, 375.

Surveyed, disposition, 224.
Purchasing Agent. Acting, 55.
Quartermaster's shops, private work, 55.
Quarters —

Family, occupation, 16.

Non-housekeeping, 328.
Ratings and rates of pay, 47, 55, 136, 139, 247, 254,

375,415.
Rations, prices, 247.

Repairs to vessels and equipment. 5. 207.
Rolling stock, transfer. 70.
Sand and stone, prices, 231.
Sanitary Officer, Acting Chief, 55. 303.
Scales, inspection and adjustment, 224.
School holidays, 127.
Scrap, Decauville material, 231.
Secretary to Chairman, Acting, 312.
Shops —

Cocoli closed, 16.

Expense percentage, 295.

Force reduction. 247.

Inspector, duties, 152.

Manufacture of material, 152.

Patterns, 136, 295, 303.

Planing mill work, 247.

Rules, 183.

Standardizing practices, 280.

Tool rooms. 6.

Transfer, 263.
Sidewalks, construction and repair, 95.
Slaughter of animals for food. 271.
Spare parts and material, 247.
Stationery, standardization, 191. 199.
Steamship transportation requests, 335.
Steam shovel cranemen. promotion, 287.
Steerage rate on steamships. 22.
Stopover on trip tickets. 215.
Stores, reduction of stock, 159.
Subsistence Officer, Acting, 280.
Supplies for Canal work. See each issue.
Surcharges, labor and material, 175, 328.
Telephone exchange, Culebra. 55.
Third Division. Acting Engineer, 31.
Tivoli Hotel, rates and rules. 87.
Track shifters, conductors, 104.
Trails, contract for clearing, 87.
Trains, special, 27. 254.

Transportation Committee, recommendations, 22.
Transportation for employes, 231. 303.
Traveling Engineers, appointment and duties, 127,

152. 399.
Tugs, use, 359.
Typewriter repairs, 95.
Visitors, inspection of Canal, 271.
Waste, cotton, 95.



Circulars, official —

Water —

Drinking, 207, 391.
Restrictions, 167, 312.

Water and sewer accounts, 111.

Watersheds, hunting prohibited, 224.

Wireless stations, working hours, 175.

Work, unsatisfactory, report, 271.

Work requests. 247, 295.
Civil Administration, Acting Head, 319.

See also Chairman and Chief Engineer, monthly
reports.
Civil Engineers, American Society —

Visit of members, 203.
Civil Service —

Clerks without knowledge of typewriting, 22.

Examinations —

Announcements, 4, 13, 39, 45, 46, 62, 76, 90,
109, 114, 123, 125, 189, 197, 203, 229, 267,
322, 357, 398.
Cards for admission, 275.
Not official business, 79.

Petition of employes, 139.

Politics, participation, 67.

Transfer to States, 45.
Clearance papers, false, 78.
Clerks without knowledge of typewriting, 22.
Clubhouses, Commission —

Corozal, 49, 73, 173, 105.

Report, annual, 68.

Superintendent, Acting. 127.

See each issue.
Coach tariff, 139, 151. 278, Part 2 No. 36.
Coal-
Contract let, 37 7.

Prices, 304, 312.

Screen at storage piles, 235.
Cocoli Lake pumping plant and water supply, 181, 223,

233, 353.
Cocoli shops closed, 16, 27.

Coconut grove, Caribbean, claim adjustment, 281.
Cold storage. See Commissary.
Colon —

Fire, loss and relief measures, 243, 251, 262, 324.

Fireproof construction, 235, 249.

Garbage disposal, 11, 82.

Health educational work, 189. 245, 321, 371.

Improvements, 54. 73.

Storm sewer, 161.

See also Panama Republic.
Commissary —

Cakes, Thanksgiving, 79.

Christmas goods. 114.

Cold storage plant, improvements, 331.

Cold storage prices. See each issue.

Cook books. 79.

Coupon books, 167, 254, 267, 367, 402.

Embezzlement of stores, 125. 140, 155, 171.

Laundry, 386.

Miraflores opened, 113.

Price reduction, 201.

Refunds, 191.

Report, fiscal year, 53.

Train, transportation on, 313.
Compressed air leakage, 361.

Comptroller of Currency, liquidated damages, 22.
Concrete —

Cost. See Cost statements.

Culebra Cut, 9, 41. 129, 355. 377.

Ditching, 345.

Handling and mixing plant. 9, 34. 148-150, 282.

Locks. See totals.

Mixer record, 194.

Mixers, additional, 362.

Piles, cost, Part 2, No. 50.

Piles in guide walls, 122, 217.

Spraying machine, 305, 355.

Totals, Locks and dams —

Monthly, 20, 52, 92, 124, 164, 222. 260, 292,

332, 361, 364, 404.
Weekly. See each issue.

See also Chairman and Chief Engineer, monthly
reports.
Conductors, transfer, 95.
Congress —

Canal legislation, 349. 378. 385.

Committees and members, visits, 82, 103, 211, 234.



Construction and Engineering Department —

See Chairman and Chief Engineer, monthly re-
ports.
Contracts, liquidated damages. 22.
Coronor's Jury, service on. 16.
Corrals —

Building at Miraflores, 137.

Calfalfa for feeding, 33.

Panama railroad, widening stalls. 369.
Cost statements, 81. 84. 89, 93. 281, Part 2. No23,
36. 50.

See also Expenditures.
Costa Rica —

Money order convention, 245, 247.

Quarantine regulations, 245.

Vacations in, 119.
Counsel and Chief Attorney, duties, 62.
Coupon books, commissary and hotel, 167, 254, 267,

367, 402.
Criminal Procedure, amendment, 6.
Cristobal, traffic regulations near schools, 76.
Cruces anchors, 277, 314.
Cucaracha. See Culebra Cut slides.
Culebra Colored Association, 123.
Culebra Cut —

Blasting, effect on slides, 233.

Bridge across, 81, 189, 313,

Concrete work and plant. 9. 41. 129, 355, 377.

Drainage, 162, 273. 297, 361.

Excavation records, 89, 121, 329, 357, 393.
See also Excavation totals.

Geology. 81. 115.

Grass to prevent erosion, 345. 351.

Observation platform, 209.

Profile and cross sections, 293, 357.

Railroad accident, 363.

Revetment, 116, 355, 377.

Slides. 25, 49, 65, 89. 169, 193, 233, 297, 337. 361,
381, 377.

Station boards, 356.

Spoil transportation. 18, 140, 353, 409.
Curundu River diversion. 379.
Customs —

Information, 104. 315, 390.

Panama, increase. 179.



Damages, liquidated, 22.
Dams —

Concrete. See Concrete totals.

Cost. See Cost statements.

Emergency, 220, 305.

Fill placed, monthly, 17, 20, 49, 52, 89, 92, 121,
124, 161, 164, 185, 188, 189, 217, 222, 257, 260,
289, 292, 329, 332. 361, 364. 401, 404.

Gatun —

Hydraulic fill, 58. 97, 189.
Model, 242.
Progress, 219.

Spillways. See Spillways.

See also Chairman and Chief Engineer, monthly
reports.
Deeds, executing and recording, 212.
Dentists, district. 62, 79.
Deportation, penalty for return. 301.
Depot Quartermaster, Acting, 55.
Directory, Canal and Panama officials, 8, 160, 248,

360.
Distillation tax. 315, 347.
Ditching machine for railroad relocation, 105.
Diversion channels, 25, 379.
Docking vessels, charges, 319.
Docks and harbors —

Atlantic terminal. 73, 129, 316. 369. 401.

Balboa terminal. 1, 19. 65, 129, 209. 241. 290, 377.
380.

Collapse of No. 4jat Colon, S3.

Lumber at Balboa. 81. 89, 321.

Porto Bello, 330.
Drainage —

Culebra .Cut, 162, 273, 361.

River diversion, 25, 379.
Dredges —

Atlantic entrance work, 81. 218. 233, 258.

French on bank of Chagres. 89.

French, scrapped. 161.

Ladder, records, 145. 154, 185.



ind;ex



Dredges —

Pacific entrance work, 81. 138, 169. 209, 217, 265.

Sunken, 369.
Drinking cups on trains. 393.
Drowning at Toro Point, 315.
Dry Dock. See Marine Shops.
Dumps —

Tabernilla. 51. 161.

Track shifters, record. 227.

See also Unloader records, 227
Dynamite —

Estimate and bids. 249, 321.

Explosions, premature, 4, 42. 165, 235, 379.

Records, monthly, 97, 169.

Shipments received, 353.



Earthquakes, 137.
Electric street railway, 157.
Electricity —

Charges to Departments, 152, 287. 295.
Plant at Balboa. 226.
Embezzlement, 125, 140, 155. 171. 187. 197.
Employment, notice, 122, 155.
Employes —

Clearance papers, 79.

Designation, 231.

Disabled and indigent. 78, 301.

Injured. 77, 78, 215. 287. 312. 357.

Leaves. See Leaves.

Organizations, time served. 104.

Petitions to the President. 97. 138. 211, 220, 243.

Physical examinations. 342, 348.

Promotions, 3.

Ratings and rates of pay, 47, 55, 136, 139, 247,

254, 375. 415.
Transfer, 45. 391.
Transportation, official. 231, 303.
Engineer Lieutenants, instruction, 106.
Engineering positions, promotions, 3.
Engineers and conductors, seniority. 6, 95, 119.
Engineers, locomotive, case of M. H. Lough, 211. 220,

243.
Envelopes, penalty, misuse, 351.
Equipment —

Rates between divisions, 231.
Repair and expenditures, 5, 207, 335.
Transfer, 215, 263, 305.
Estate, Gregorio Perez. 230. 238, 246.
Examinations, physical, 342. 348.

Civil Service. See Civil Service.
Examiner of Accounts, appointment. 231, 287, 319.
Excavation —

Atlantic Division. See Excavation tables.

See also Dredging.
Bas Obispo, cross section, 357.
Car measurements. 140.
Central Division —

Culebra Cut, profile and cross sections, 293,

357.
Records —

Daily. 1°, 25, 33, 49, 65, 89, 97. 137, 165.

195, 225, 233, 273, 313. 329, 393.
Monthly. 9, 41, 153, 186. 217. 249, 353,
Steam shovels, monthly, 19, 51, 107, 123,

179, 195. 227, 259, 291, 331. 363, 398.
See also Excavation tables.
Chagres section. 225, 273.
Contract, 113. 130, 329.
Cost. See Cost statements.
Dredging. See Dredges.
Estimate revised, 377, 381.
Gatun Lake. 45, 97, 225, 273.
Hydraulic. 12. 26. 73. 185. 219, 337.
Mindi. 75, 129, 153. 185, 201, 305. 377.
Pacific Division. See Excavation tables.

See also Dredges.
Panama railroad relocation —
Contract, 177, 401.
Cost. 76.

Records, 10, 67. 107. 227. 265, 291, 338, 363,
398, 409.
Proposals, 83, 96. 104, 110. 118, 127. 151, 157.
Steam shovel. See Steam shovel.
Tables —

Monthly, 17, 49. 89, 121, 161. 185, 217, 257,
289, 329, 361, 401.



Excavation —

Tables-
Monthly since American occupation. 20, 52,
92. 124, 164. 188. 222, 260, 292, 332, 364,
404.

Transportation equipment* 196.

See also Chairman and Chief Engineer, monthly
report.
Executive Orders —

Customs, Panama, increase, 179.

Deeds, executing and recording, 212.

Deportation, penalty for return. 301.

Distillation tax. 315, 347.

Fights between animals. 411.

French dump cars, use, 179.

Insane Asylum, government. 323.

Judicial appointments, 251.

Land office created, 187, 297.

Land leases. 77.

Lots in townships, licenses. 371.

Railway trains, boarding, 315.

Real estate conveyances, 14.

Seamen, deserting, 307.

Taxes, collection, 58.

Transfer of employes to States. 45.

Vessels, steam, isnpection. 405.
Expenditures —

Accounts, changes. 6, 224. 280,

Classified, monthly statements. 10, 69, 109, 135,

163. 197, 230, 263, 318. 333, 375. 400.
See also Cost statements.
Explosives. See Dynamite.
Extradition to Canal Zone, 210.



Fights between animals, 411.
Filter plant. Gatun, 121, 201, 353.
Finance, S. S. loss claims, 242, 285.
Fire —

Bas Obispo, 291.

Colon, loss and relief measures, 243, 251, 262. 324.

Paraiso bridge, 187.

Stations. 130. 177. 249.

Water supply, 345.
Fire Protection, Division —

Chief, Acting. 55.

Rules and regulations. 243. 333,
Fish survey. 42.
Flamenco Island —

Launch service. 403.

Transfer of Pacific Mail interest. 388.
Floating equipment, inspection, 215.
Fortification appropriations, 225.
Foundry. See Shops.
Fourth of July, observance. 294, 299, 311, 324. 334,

339, 350, 366. 394.
Freight —

Agreement with carriers, 34, 209. 285, 325.

Handling at terminals. 129.

See also Docks.
French property valuation, 291. 317.
Freshets, 1, 65, 117, 193, 361.

G

Garbage, disposal, 11. 82.
Gates, lock. See Locks.
Gatun Lake —

Excavation. 45, 97, 225. 273.

Land claims, adjustment. 65.

Removal of buildings, 410.

Villages exposed to floods. 1.
Gatun River, transportation, 193.
Geology study, 81. 115.
Gravel delivery, 183. 249.
Guatemala, vacations in, 41, 58.

H

Hamburg-American S. S. Co. —

Reduced rate for students, 301.

Sailings. See each issue.

Service, 4, 77. 142. 245.
Harbors and docks —

Atlantic entrance, 73, 129, 316. 369, 401.

Balboa, 1, 19, 65. 129, 209, 241. 290, 377, 380.

See also Chairman and Chief Engineer, monthly
reports.
Highways —

Arraijan and Chorrera, 225, 290, 345.
Bas Obispo Marine Corps, 345.



Highways —

Panama to Gorgona, 9, 25, 97, 153, 225, 245, 290,
345.
Holidays, 6. 78, 104, 127. 136.207,254, 312. 319, 343,

415.
Homicide cases, 355.
Horses, infectious disease, 325.
Hospital. Ancon —

Poultry farm, 411.

Records, 406.
Hostling locomotives, cost, 346.
Hotels-
Coupon books. 167. 254, 267, 367, 402.

Culebra, removal. 193.

Panama railroad in Colon. 249.

Report, annual, 36.

Tivioli, 87. 244. 385.

Washington. 57, 306, 396.
Hunting on watersheds, 224, 307.

I

Ice —

Locomotives and steam shovels, 312.

Orders, 87.
Incinerator plants, garbage disposal, 11.
Infant mortality, 189. 245, 321.
Injured employes. See Employes.
Insane Asylum government. 323.
Insurance. Panama railroad, 301.
Intercolonial Club for negroes, 243.
Islands, Panama Bay. transfer of Pacific Mail interest,
388.

J
Japanese Cruisers, visit, 154.
Judiciary appointments, 235. 251, 287.

K

Kangaroos. Memorial Services, 108.



Labor —

Force and quarters, monthly reports, 2, 35, 66. 107 ,
139. 165, 212. 244, 275, 315, 331, 379. 406.

Recruiting prohibited, 146.
Labor Day, 6, 415.
Labor train —

Accident, 187.

Permits. 328.

Safety measures, 189. 247.
Laborers —

Clearance papers, 79.

Injured, barracks, 81.

Meals, 241, 247.

Passports for deck passengers, 106.

Physical examination, 342, 348.

Pay and promotion. 335, 343. 367.
Lands —

Claim adjustment, 65.

Conveyances, 14.

Leasing, rules and regulations. 77.

License for lots. 371.

Office authorized, 187, 297.

Panama railroad, 49, 389.

Reservation for Canal work, 343.

Survey, 3, 252.

Transfer of Pacific Mail interests. 388.
Laundry —

Ancon. electric flat irons, 362.

Panama railroad, 386.
Law, Department —

Counsel and Chief Attorney, duties, 62.

Land office. 187, 297.
Lawn tennis tournaments, 157. 189. 228. 243. 251, 299,

334, 348.
Laws —

Criminal Procedure, amendment, 6.

Navigation, Part 2. No. 21.

White Slave, 35.

See also Executive Orders.

See also Ordinances.
Leave —

Injury 215, 312.

Vacation. 1, 95, 105, 116, 127, 175, 179, 183, 287.
Letters, misdirected. See each issue.
Levelmen and transitman, examination, 62, 77, 125,

357.
Lidgerwood engineers, rules, 191.



INDEX



Lighthouses and aids to navigation. 121, 265, 338, 353,

356, 363.
Lights in quarters, 191.
Liquor licenses —

Applications granted, 21, 336.
Saloon areas, 286.
Local Inspectors, Board —

Appointments, 70, 111, 359.
Meetings. 266. 301, 322, 347. 378. 381. 415, 41 1.
Steamship inspection. 215, 405.
Locks —

Bridges, intake. 385.
Concrete —

Piling. 122, 217.

Statements, monthly, 20, 52, 92. 124, 164,

188, 222, 260, 292. 332, 364, 404.
Statements, weekly. See each issue.
Cost. See Cost statements.
Culvert forms, 41, 273.
Dams, emergency, 220, 305.
Excavation. See Excavation tables.
Gates —

Construction work, 105, 113, 153. 185, 201

233. 289, 329.
Operating machinery. 276-7, 337.
Gatun —

Cableway withdrawn, 333.

Coffer dam, 369.

Excavation in approach, 153, 219, 329.

See also Excavation tables.
Guide walls. 122. 217.
Progress. See each issue.
Slide. 91. 201. 233.
Miraflores —

Air compressor. 379.
Concrete mixers, additional, 362.
Construction plant, 148-50. 282.
Culvert forms, 41. 273.
Flooded. 313.
Guide wall. 409.

Hydraulic excavation, 12, 26, 73, 185, 219.
Progress. See each issue.
Model. 242.
Pedro Miguel —

Construction plant. 148-50. 321.
Crane, berm. dismantling. 145, 177. 321.
Flooded, 117.
Progress. See each issue.
Towing machines. 113, 385.
Valve machinery. 33. 125, 219. 257. 393, 395.
Water pressure, 197.

See also Chairman and Chief Engineer, monthly
reports.
Locomotives —

Engineers, and conductors, seniority. 6. 119.
Flue repairs, 280.
French, rate, 391.
Hostling cos* 346.
Lubricants —

Consumption, reduction. 165.
Contract let, 377.
Issue and use, 127, 152. 191. 351.
Reports, monthly, 139.
Lumber —

Bids rejected. 114.
Dock at Balboa. 81, 89. 321.
Proposals. 64. 69.
Shipments received, 2. 18.

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Machinery and Equipment, manufacture and re-
pairs, 5.

Mandingo River bridge, 97.

Manslaughter, 53, 59. M, 211. 220, 243.

Manufacturing report, 175.

Map. Panama railroad. 305.

Marine Corps, directory nf officers, 248.

Marine Shops —

Balboa, 2. 39. 89. 138, 265. 321.
Cristobal, 305, 316, 3.53.

Material and supplies —
Condemned. 17.
Surplus, 62.
Useless, sale. 285.

Meals for laborers. 241, 247.

Mechanical Committee. 280.



Mechanical Division —

Chief Clerk, Acting. 271.

Shops. See Shops.

Superintendent, Acting, 62.
Mechanical improvements. 141.
Mechanics, temporary service, 79.
Medals and service bars. 1. 253, 261, 274. 284, 289.

300. 349.
Medical examinations. 328, 342, 348.
Memorial Day, observance. 283. 299, 307. 326.
Mining Engineers. American Institute —

Visit of members, 75. 82.
Miraflores Lake, spillway. 36.
Money orders —

Costa Rica, convention, 245, 247.

Reports, monthly, 18. 68. 109, 140, 178, 195. 229,
270. 301. 349. 380.
Monotype equipment, printing plant, 14.
Mosquito pest. 307.
Motors —

Observation car for visitors, 297.

Repair shop at Culebra. 301.

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Naos Island —