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Purcell. The permanent committees are
executive, membership, and entertainment.
At a subsequent meeting it was decided to
have general communion for the members of
the club several times during the year. The
first will be on Sunday, June 4, at 7 a. m.

Miscellaneous Events.
The Las Cascadas Euchre Club, a recently
formed organization composed of twelve
ladies, held a social meeting at the lodge hall



on Tuesday evening, May 23. Cards were
played and the evening closed with informal
dancing. Refreshments were served. The
club meets on the first and third Tuesday
afternoons in each month, and social evening
meetings are held monthly for members and
their husbands.

The Las Cascadas Dancing Club held a
dance in the lodge hall on Thursday evening,
May 25.

The regular dance of the Pacific Dancing
Club at Paraiso was held in the lodge hall on
Saturday evening, May 27.

A "hard times" dancing party was given
by the Empire Kangaroos in the lodge hall,
on Monday evening, May 29.

The children at Bas Obispo were given an
entertainment and "treat" in the gymnasium
at Camp Elliott on Tuesday evening, May
9, a sum of money for the purpose having
been donated by a recent visitor to the camp.
Games were played, and refreshments, con-
sisting of cake, ice cream, candy, and fruit,
were served. Each child was presented with
a souvenir of the occasion. There were about
50 children present.



Notice to Kangaroos.

The charters of Tabernilla Court, No. 2, and
Las Cascadas Court, No. 4, Independent
Order of Panamanian Kangaroos, have been
annulled, and all members in good standing
have been issued time demits. These demits
must be deposited with a subordinate court
on or before September 30, 1911, or said
members become nonaffiliated Kangaroos.

For further information, address the Clerk
of the Supreme Court.

Geo. F. Sweeney, Clerk.

Gorgona, C. Z., May 27, 1911.



A. U. of S. S. and D.

There will be a special meeting of the
A. U. of S. S. and D. on Sunday, June 4, at the
lodge hall, Culebra, at 2:30 p. m. All mem-
bers are requested to be present, in order to
transact important business.

Obituary.

R. H. Schofield, an employe of the Pacific
Division at Balboa, died at Ancon hospital
on May 13. He was twenty-five years of age,
single, and had been on the Isthmus since
October, 1910.



Missing Men.

Any one having information regarding the
whereabouts of Whilliam Mohrenweiser and
James A. Shank, who are supposed to be on
the Isthmus of Panama, is requested to



communicate with the American Legation,
Panama.

Any one having information regarding the
whereabouts of one Alonzo Arnold or Arnold
Parrish, an ex-soldier, who is believed to have
come to the Isthmus, is requested to commu-
nicate with the American Legation, Panama.



Sailing of the Cristobal.

The steamship Cristobal will sail for New
York from Pier 11, Cristobal, at 3 p. m., on
Wednesday, June 7.

Family Quarters.

Application for married quarters were on
file on May 1, as follows:



No. 2
List.

Ancon

Ancon Hospital

Balboa

Corozal

Cristobal

Culebra

Empire

Gatun

Gorgona

Las Cascadas- Bas Obispo

Miranores

Pedro Miguel-Paraiso

Porto Bello

Tabernilla

Toro Point



Total.




752(143)



Note. — Figures in parentheses represent occupants
of nonhousekeeping quarters.

♦Persons employed prior to January 1 , 1908.
**Five P. R. R.



Rainfall from May 1 to 27, 1911, Inclusive.



Stations.



Pacific Section —

Ancon

Balboa

♦Miranores

Pedro Miguel. .

Rio Grande. . . .
Central Section —

Culebra

*Camacho

Empire

Gamboa

♦Juan Mina. . . .

Alhajuela

*E1 Vigia

*Gorgona

San Pablo

Tabernilla

Bohio

*Monte Lirio . .
Atlantic Section —

Gatun

♦Brazos Brook.

Cristobal

Porto Bello



E>,



x a
a o

2



Ins.
2.19
1.64
1.55
1.87
2.97

2.33
3.03
2.57
4.02
4.10
3.18
1.74
5.45
2.67
2.84
3.74
3.90

3.22

2.55
2.44
5.14






Ins.

10.65
7.67
8.70
8.40

15.38

13.74
16.73
12.29
13.14
13.91
14.88
10.32
16.98
9.85
10.12
11.87
18.97

18. SI

18.77

16.47

*17.64



♦Standard rain gage — readings at 5 p. m. daily.
Automatic rain gage at unstarred stations — values
midnight to midnight.

t To 5. p. m.. May 26.



CLASSIFIED EXPENDITURES.



A statement of
31, 1911, follows:



classified expenditures of the Isthmian Canal Commission to March



Department
of Civil Admin-
istration.



Department
of Sanitation.



Department of

Construction

and Engineering.



General Items.



Total.



Total to June 30, 1909.
Total fiscal year 1910.

Julv. 1910

August. 1910

September, 1910

Octobei, 1910

Novembei, 1910

Decembei, 1910

January. 1911

February, 1911

March, 1911



$3,427,090.29
709.351.37
58.474.88
63.887.05
60,586.46
37,250.26
71,981.80
69,424.73
71,426 87
69.8S6.61
74.670.20



Total .



$4,714,030.52



$9,673,539.28
1.803,040.95
156.006.64
164,220.65
153,433.27
146.587.47
137,912.89
144,754.71
137,665 14
127,198.56
130.694.38



$69,622

26.300.
2.216.
2,348
2,516
2,565
2,356
2,480
2.202
2.172
2,641



561.42
167.05
849.78
777.07
814.41
042.28
292.01
.221.44
,370.20
805.21
274.42



$12,775,053.94 ! $117,423,175.29



$78,022,606.10
2,863,088.83
280,015.85
336,961.35
236.170.76
295,537.33
233,587.25
179,047.95
235.678 30
173.109.54
460.607.91



$160,745,797.09
31,675,648.20
2,711,347.15
2.913,846.12
2,967,004.90
3,044.417.34
2.799,773.95
2.873,448.83
2,647,140 51
2,542.999.92
3,307,266.91



$83,316,411.17 i $218,228,670.92



May 31, 1911.



THE CANAL RECORD



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COMMISSION CLUBHOUSES.



Activities of the Young Men's Christian Asso-
ciation.

COROZAL.

The Boy Scouts are now beginning their regular
work, in order that they may be able to take the
"tenderfoot" test.

A "smoker" was given at the clubhouse on Saturday,
May 27, with a large attendance. The program was.
as follows: Orchestra; balancing act. Mr. Russell Chat-
field; swinging Indian clubs. Kramer; orchestra; solo,
Mr. Sales; brass bar swinging, Kramer; slack wire
walking, Mr. Chatfield; dance, Mr. Holmes; "Get the
huck." Messrs. Bunker and Cunningham; wrestling,
Messrs. Collier and VVeurz; popular songs and refresh-
ments.

An informal "social" will be given on Friday, June 2.
The ladies will furnish pies and cakes and a good
program will be given. The bachelors are especially
invited to attend.

CULEBRA.

The Culebra bowling team won three games from the
Gatun team on Saturday, May 27. The scores are, as
follows :

Culebra. Gatun.

Fredrick... 85 87 93 Atkins 84 82 103

Huttlemeier 86 89 97 Adams 88 85 94

Conlon 91 82 105 Rosselot.... 81 89 93

Kersey 77 88 84 Barte 94 86 111

Case 81 107 99

Total.... 420 453 478 347 342 401

The 100 duckpin scores for the week ending May 27,

are, as follows: Conlon, 105; Brown, 102, 111; Grain,

128; Huttlemeier, 100, 101, 105, 100, 113; Case, 115,

103. 100, 102. 109, 100, 105.
The gymnasium class has begun and 15 men are

taking advantage of the opportunity for physical work.

There is room for several more men. and all members

are welcome.

EMPIRE.

The following high scores were rolled in duckpins
during the pst week: Dakin, 106, 107; Pinney, 116;
Rodeghiero, 101, 107, 113, 111, 106; Rieman, 105, 103,
102; Sawtelle, 104; Garrett, 110, 101; Gorham, 102;
Parkis, 106; Potter, 105.

In the duckpin match, Saturday morning. Empire
won two out of three games from Culebra.

At the literary society, Friday. May 26, the debate
"Resolved, that the Canal should be fortified by the
United States," was won by the affirmative. The Rev.
Mr. Decker spoke on his recent trip down the coast
of Panama.

The Hill Magical Company, necromancers and
illusionists, presenting Prof. Kellerman and Assistant
Ivanoff. will appear at the Empire clubhouse, Wednes-
day, June 7.

GORGONA.

The local representative indoor baseball team
defeated the "Outlaws" in a fast game, Saturday night,
May 27, by the score of 14 to 10. Batteries: Regular
team — Ridge and Christianson; "Outlaws" — Kenny and
Bielaski.

The Cristobal duckpin team took three straight games
from the local team Saturday night.

All men wishing to try for the Fourth of July track
team should report for practice Mondays, Wednesdays
and Fridays, at 5:15.

The leader's corps will meet every Thursday and Sat-
urday at 5:15, to prepare for the coming gymnasium
season in July.

The Hill Magical Company, presenting Prof. Keller-
man, will be at the clubhouse, Friday evening, June 2.

GATUN.

A sacred concert was given by the Corozal Musical
Society at the clubhouse, Sunday, May .28, at 6 p. m.

The high school of the Canal Zone will give its
annual entertainment on Wednesday night. May 31.
A cantata, entitled "Wreck of the Hesperus," and
a play, "Our Bob." will be given.

The literary club had its largest attendance on May
24. The debate was "Resolved, that the Republic of
Panama should be annexed to the United States."
The affirmative speakers, Mr. Sands and Mr. Want-
land lost to the negative, which was upheld by Mr.
Wood and Mr. Carr. Mr. Young, former president of
the society, spoke of his trip as a soldier to China,
during the Boxer uprising. The literary club is con-
sidering a challenge from the Cristobal club for a
debate in the near future. It has been suggested that
an interassociation debating tournament be arranged
among the Y. M. C. As. on the Zone.

Gatun took two out of three games of duckpins from
Culebra. on Saturday night. May 27.

Mr. Jess T. Hopkins, physical director at Gorgona,
will lead a discussion on "Health," at the "'Life
problem" club, on Sunday night. une 4- Mr.



Hopkins is the head of the "Health league" on the
Isthmus.

Mr. Alex. H. McLain has high-run in the pool contest
for May. The contest closes at 10 p. m., May 31.

In addition to Col. Sibert and W. N. Windes, the
following men of Gatun, representing different lines of
work, have been added to the Gatun council: R. M.
Sands.F. E. Shuck.Fred Huber, R. M. Gamble, W.C.
Gayer, and Dan St. Clair.

CRISTOBAL.

The standing in the Isthmian Duckpin League is, as
follows:

Played Won Lost Per cent

Cristobal 36 29 7 .805

Empire 30 18 12 .600

Culebra 36 16 20 .444

Gatun 36 13 23 .361

Gorgona 30 8 22 .266

Result of games bowled at Cristobal, May 27:



Gorgona.



Miller 77

Davenport. 83

Seebt 76

Simka 84

Orr, J 82



Barrett.
Furlong. . .

Hess

Claherty...
DeCora



Cristobal.



108 87

103 92

75 82

82 109



101
93
85
80



98 99 113

Total 402 424 399 466 469 472

In the opening game of the basketball league
Tuesday night, Luce's team defeated Morton's team by
the score of 34 to 26. Two games will be played June 1.

Corozal forfeited the baseball league game Saturday
night by failing to appear.

The literary society had for its subject, "Resolved,
that the statenood of Utah be annulled, owing to
Mormon duplicity." Messrs. Storla and Randolph
upheld the affirmative, and Messrs, Hoyt and Wempe,
the negative. The judges decided in favor of the
negative. Singing of popular songs, and a reading by
Mr. Goodman completed the program.

A committee composed of Messrs. Bullard, Weaver,
Marsh, Mosher, and Goodman, have begun making
plans for the anniversary banquet, to be held June 29,
when the Cristobal Y. M. C. A will have been open
for four years.

PORTO BELLO.

Great interest is being maintained in the different
tournaments by the members of the Porto Bello chess
club. Eighteen moves have been made to date in the
tournament by wireless, between the Porto Bello and
Culebra chess clubs. Two problems in chess have been
played by the members. The third and last is to be
played Tuesday night.

A pool tournament has been started, ten names being
entered. First and second prizes are to be awarded.



Misdirected Letters.

Ancon, C. Z., May 31. 1911.
The following insufficiently addressed mail, origi-
nating in the United States and its possessions, has
been received in the office of the Director of Posts and
may be secured upon request of the addressee:

LETTERS UNCALLED FOR MAY 24.



Avile, Isidro
Berthea, Mr. and Mrs
Boyd, F. T.
Carcaud, Mrs. Louise
Cherry. D. F.
Gill, Mrs. George
Hamlin, F. T.
Henter. Chas.
Hersh.S. J.
Lawys, J. E.

LETTERS UNCALLED FOR MAY 31.



Leichty, Theo.
Martin, Earl
Patterson, Cynningham
Smith, Mrs. Ralph
Tamner, Garfield
Weigilt. Wm.
Williams, Miss Mabel
Wilson. Hiram
Yeck. John H.



Austin. Mrs. Jake
Blackwood, L. H.
Collins, Richard
Conolly, R. S.
Crosby, David
Dawes, Arthui
de Mena, Juan
Hanson, Mrs Ben
Haiper, Mrs. Cath
Herrington, S. E.



Karim, Aledul
McPherson, Mrs. Arthur Y.
Peden, Joseph C. (2)
Pena, Adolfo
Stafford, Percy
Stepp, Mrs.
Stewart, Wooseter
Stumm, A.
Swinehart, Miss Eva



Stages of the Chagres.

Maximum heights of the Chagres River for the week
ending midnight, Saturday, May 27, 1911. All heights
are in feet above mean sea level.





Station.


Day and Date.


Vigia.




"oj
a

"a
<


o
Xi

S
O


6

1c
o


c .


Sun. May 21 . . .
Mon. May 22 . .
Tues. May 23. .
Wed. May 24.
Thurs. May 25 .
Fri. May 26. . . .
Sat. May 27. . .


129.8
128.5
127.7
132.5
132.9
128.8
127.7


95.6
94.4
94.3
97.1
97.3
95.1
94.1


49.9
46.3
47.0

47.2
50.2
50.0
47.2


17.5
16.7
16.5
16.5
17.3
17.6
17.1


16.8
16.6
16.4
16.4
16.6
16.8
16.7


Height of low


125.0


92.0


44.0







OFFICIAL CIRCULARS.

Acting Chairman and Chief Engineer — Acting
Head Department of Civil Administration.

Culebra, C. Z., May 24, 1911.
Circular No. 395:

During my absence from the Isthmus, Lieutenant-
Colonel H. F. Hodges will be in charge of the work as
Acting Chairman and Chief Engineer, and Mr. H. H.
Rousseau will have charge of the Department of Civil
Administration until the return from leave of Mr.
M. H. Thatcher.

Effective May 25, 1911. Geo. W. Goethals,
Chairman and Chief Engineer.

Appointment of Examiner of Accounts.

Culebra, C. Z., May 24, 1911.
Circular No. 394:

Mr. H. A. A. Smith is appointed Examiner of Ac-
counts, vice Mr. W. W. Warwick, resigned, effective
May 10, 1911. Geo. W. Goethals, Chairman.

Employes, who are British Subjects, Allowed Leave
Without Pay, on June 22.

Culebra, C. Z.. May 24, 1911.
Heads of Departments and Divisions:

British subjects employed by the Isthmian Canal
Commission or the Panama Railroad Company, who
can be excused without inconvenience on June 22,
1911, may be permitted to absent themselves for the
whole or part of that day for the purpose of taking
part in celebrations in honor of the coronation of King
George V. It should be understood, however, that they
will not be entitled to pay, except for services actually
rendered. Geo. W. Goethals,

Chairman and Chief En gitteer.

Charges for Docking Vessels at Commission
Plants.
Culebra, C. Z., May 24, 1911.
Circular No. 169-g:

Effective June 1, 1911, the following charges will be
made for docking vessels at the plants of the Com -
mission:

FOR DEPARTMENTS AND DIVISIONS AND PANAMA
RAILROAD.

At Cristobal drydock:

Vessels under 200 feet $30.00 for first day.

Vessels under 200 feet — subsequent days. .SlOper day.

At Balboa shipivays and gridiron:

Vessels over 125 feet *-*u. uZ.

Vessels under 125 feet 25.00.

No charge will be made for lay days.

FOR INDIVIDUALS AND COMPANIES.

At Cristobal drydock:
Vessels docked alone $60.00 for first day.

Subsequent days $20.00 per day.

Vessels docked with another vessel . S40.00 for first day.

Subsequent days $14.00 per day.

At Balboa shipways and gridiron:

Vessels over 125 feet $60.00.

Vessels under 125 feet 40.00.

No charge will be made for lay days.

At Cristobal drydock, minimum [charge to be made
will be for one day. Geo. W. Goethals,

Chairman and Chief Engineer.

Acting Chief Dispatcher, P. R. R.

Panama Railroad Company,
Office of General Superintendent,

Colon. R. P.. May 23. 1911.
During the absence of Mr. L. B. Maggard, on leave,
Mr. C. W. Northrop will act as chief dispatcher.

J. A. Smith, General Superintendent.

Band Concert.

A concert will be given by the Isthmian Canal
Commission Band at Balboa. C. Z., on Sunday, June 4,
1911,at2p. m. The program follows:

1 March — Give the Countersign Scouton

2 Selection — The Prince of Pilsen Luders

3 Flower Song — Sueei Summer Rose Armand

4 Overture — Norma Bellini

5 Intermezzo — That Beautiful Rag Snyder

6 Serenade — .4 ndalusian Bonnet

7 Idyll — Love's Message Brooks

8 Valse tres lente — A moureuse Berger

9 March — Bersaglieri Eilenberg

Chas. E. Jennings, Musical Director.
The next concert will be given at Hotel Tivoli.
June 11, at 7:30 p. m.

Sale of Washstands, Roofing Iron, Etc.

Sealed bids will be received at the office of the
Depot Quartermaster. Mount Hope, C Z„ until 2
p. m., June 14, 1911, for the purchase of 175 second
hand washstands, and a miscellaneous quantity of
French galvanized roofing iron. The right is re-
served to reject any or all bids or any parts thereof.
Articles can be seen at Mount Hope during working
hours. Bids must be plainly marked "Proposals for
purchase of washstands and galvanized roofing, to be
opened June 14. 1911" and addiessed to

C. Nixon, Depot Quartermaster.



320



THE CANAL RECORD



Vol. IV., No. 40.



COMMISSARY DEPARTMENT.



The hours during which the commissaries are open
are, as follows:

Cristobal and Culebra, 8 a. in. to 12.30 p. m.; 2 p.
m. to 7 p. m.

All other commissaries, 8 a. m. to 1 p. m.;3 p m. to
7 p. m.

Retail prices of cold storage provisions for the week
beginning May 29.

FRESH MEATS.

Price.

Mutton — Stewing per pound 6

Shoulder, neck trimmed off, (4 pounds

and over) , per pound 9

Entire forequarter (not trimmed) 10

pounds and over, per pound 8

Leg (8 to 10 pounds), per pound 17

Cutlets, per pound 18

Short cut chops, per pound 20

Lamb — Stewing, per pound 6

Entire forequarter, neck trimmed off,

per pound 9

Leg (5 to 8 pounds), per pound 20

Chops, per pound 24

Cutlets, per pound 24

Veal — Stewing, per pound 10

Shoulder, for roasting (not under 4

pounds), per pound 12£

Chops, shoulder, per pound 16

Chops, per pound 24

Loin, for roasting, per pound 24

Cutlets, per pound 28

Pork — Loin chops or roast, per pound 14

Beef— Suet, per pound 2

Soup, per pound 5

Stew, per pound 8

Corned, No. 1, per pound 12

Corned, No, 2, per pound 10

Chuck roast (3 pounds and over), per

pound 12

Pot roast, per pound 12 £

Rib roast, second cut (not under 3 £

pounds) , per pound 16

Rib roast, first cut (not under 3 pounds),

per pound 18

Sirloin roast, per pound 19

Rump roast, per pound 19

Porterhouse roast, per pound 20

Steak, chuck, per pound 12£

Round , per pound 13

Rib, per pound 18

Sirloin, per pound 19

Rump, per pound 19

Porterhouse (not less than lj

pounds) . per pound 20

Tenderloin (Western), per pound. 24

MISCELLANEOUS.

Caviare, Russian per tin 47, 89

Livers — Beef, per pound 7

Calf, each 60

Half, each 30

Sausage^ — Pork, per pound 17

Bologna, per pound 10

Frankfurter, per pound 12

Liebenvurst, per pound 10

Sweetbread — Veal, per pound 1.20

Beef, per pound 25

Eggs, fresh, dozen 23

one-half dozen only 12

Bluefish, fresh, per pound 14

Halibut, fresh, per pound 15

Shads, fresh, each f70

Shad roes, fresh, pei pair 35

POULTRY AND GAME.

Chickens — Fancy roasting, milk fed, large, each 1.25

Fancy roasting, milk fed, med., each 1.00
Fancy roasting, corn fed, about 4£

pounds, each 90

Fowls, each 60, 70, 80, 90, 1 .00

Ducks, Western, about 4} pounds, each 1.00

Long Island, each 1.30

Long Island, each 1.10

Broilers, milk fed, each 60

corn fed, each 55

Turkeys, per pound 26

Squabs, each 35

Capons 2.10

Partridges, each 50

Grouse, each 50

CURED AND PICKLED MEATS.

Ham — German, Westphalia, per pound 36

Sugar cured , per pound 16

Sliced, per pound 18

Half, for boiling, per pound 17

Boiled, per pound 22

Hocks, per pound J8

Picnic, per pound 15

Bacon — Breakfast, whole piece, per pound 22

Breakfast, sliced, per pound 23

Pork, salt family, per pound 14

Ox Tongues each 75

Pig's feet, per pound 9

Tongues, per pound 14

Sliced bacon in 1-pound tins, per tin 30

In 1-pound jars, per jar 30

DAIRY PRODUCTS.

Butter — Creamery special, per pound *30

Cheese — Roquefort, per pound 38

Philadelphia cream, cake 18

Young America, per pound 18

Swiss, per pound 26

Edam, each 1.00



Price.

Cheese — Camembert, in small tins, tin 14

Neufchatel, cake 6

Gouda, per pound 34

Milk (Inspected or certified), per bottle **25

Buttermilk, bottle **15

Ice cream, quart J25

5-gaIlon 150

VEGETABLES AND FRUITS.

Asparagus, per bunch, *18

Beets, per pound 6

Carrots, per pound 3

Cabbage, per pound 2

Cucumbers, per pound 10

Egg plant, per pound 10

Lettuce, per pound fl*

Onions, per pound 5

Potatoes, white, per pound 3

sweet , per pound 2

Parsnips per pound 3

Peppers, green, per pound 10

Rhubarb per pound 5

Spinach, per pound 6

Squash, per pound 3

Tomatoes, per pound 6

Turnips, per pound 3

Yams, per pound 3

Apples, fancy table, per pound 10

Lemons, dozen 24

Limes, per 100 80

Oranges, per dozen 12

Pineapples, each 15

Supplies for Canal Work.

The following steamers with su pplies for the Isthmian
Canal Commission, arrived at the ports of Cristobal
and Colon during the two weeks ending May 27, 1911:

Albnera, May 16. from New York, with 14.190 barrels
cement for Atlantic Division; 14,190 barrels cement
for Pacific Division.

Atenas. May 18, from New Orleans, with 240 bales
alfalfa hay for stock.

Santa Maria, May 18. from New York, with 2 reels
wire cable for Pacific Division; 65 coils rope, 4 cases
paper, 17 bundles brooms for stock.

Advance, May 19, from New York, with 52 cases
rough castings for Central Division; 1 funeral car for
Sanitary Department; 15 cases fire extinguishers, 17
cases soda, 11 cases Mairla tags, 4 cases rubber hose
for stock; and a miscellaneous cargo consisting of 153
packages, weighing 66 tons.

Nordhavlen. May 20, from New York, with 13,740
barrels cement for Atlantic Division; 13,740 barrels
cement for Pacific Division.

Colon, May 24, from New York, with 39 pieces
crusher machinery and 5 towing hooks and fittings for
Atlantic Division, 5 cases electrical machinery and
4 crates crusher parts for Pacific Division; 18 pieces
steel plates for Central Division; 629 pieces malleable
castings, 34 kegs fluor spar, 225 car couplets and 7
bags journal boxes for Mechanical Division; 15 cases
air brake hose, 25 cases ink, 135 steel cargo trucks,
11 kegs soda, and 7 cases creolin for stock; and a
misc;llaneous cargo, consisting of 1.218 packages, the
whole weighing 145 tons.

Metapan, May 24, from New York, with 4 barrels
chainfor Pacific Division; 20 bundles brooms, 240 pails
lubricating grease, 178 drums car oil, 138 drums
engine oil, and 79 drums valve oil for stock.

Turrialba, May 25, from New Orleans, with 245 sacks
cottonseed meal, and 48.792 feet yellow pine lumber
for stock

Canadia, May 27, from New York, with 18,078 bar-
rels cement for Atlantic Division, and 18,078 barrels
cement for Pacific Division.



MOVEMENT OF OCEAN VESSELS.



Tide Table.

The following table shows the time of high and low
tides at Panama for the week ending June 7, 1911,
(75th meridian time):



Date.



June 1 .
June 2.
June 3.
June 4.
June 5.
June 6.

June 7.



High.



A.M.



Low. High. Low.



A.M.

12.24
1.16
2.12
3.13
4.17
5.25

6.28



A. M.
6.35
7.27
8.24
9.27
10.34
11.40
P.M.
12.41



P. M.

12.54
1.50
2.50
3.54
5.02
6.05

7.05



High.



P.M.
6.51
7:47
8.48
9.57
11.11



Sale of Building Material.

Office of Chief Quartermaster,
Culebra, C. Z.. May 20, 1911.
Sealed proposals will be received at this office until
3 p. m., Saturday. June 3, 1911. and then opened, for
the purchase of all or any part of a miscellaneous lot of
building material, viz., sash, doors, blinds, etc. A list
of the material, showing sizes, can be obtained from
the Quartermaster's storehouse. Empire, C. Z., where
the material is now stored and open for inspection.
Proposals should be accompanied by check, money
order, or cash, for five per cent (5 / o ) of amount bid,
endorsed "Proposal foi purchase of building materia!,"
and addressed to C. A. Devol, Chief Quartermaster,
Culebra, C Z.



The following is a list of the sailings of the Panama