O'Neil, John J., September 2. change to O'Neill. John J.
Speicher, Maude L., September 2, add to list.
Thompson, Drayton, September 2, add to list.
Walling, Loring A.. September 15. change to Walling,
Sapusnik. Leon. September 17. add to list.
Covelski. Joseph P.. September 18, change to Covel-
eski, Joseph P.
Patheier. John A., September 29. add to list.
Bliss, Gertrude, October 1, change to Hoffman, Gert-
Scheitzer. William F.. October 11. change to Schelt-
zer, William F.
Olson, Edvart J.. October 28. change to Olsen, Edvart J.
Eggleston, J. Allan. November 4, add to list.
Voight, Albert D.. December 3, change to Voigt. Al-
I. C. C. BAR LIST — 1910 — (FIRST.)
Anger, George F., February 11. omit from list.
Smith. Peter, February 24. omit from list.
Hofman. Otto W., March 22. change to Hofmann.Otto
Reeder, Dennis F.. April 8. change to Reeder. Dinnis F.
Payne. Burd F., May 21, change to Payne, Burd W.
Drennan, Nelle. September 17, omit from list.
Bryant. Edward J., December 5, omit from list.
I. C. C. BAR LIST — 1910 (SECOND.)
Tenny, Mark W., June 2, change to June 8.
Rerdell, M. C, August 9, change to August 16.
Leonard, Harry, October 17, omit from list.
P. R. R. MEDAL LIST.
Gross. J. J.. January 13. change to Gross. T. J.
Beverly. May, March 1. change to Beverley, May.
elseif (getClientWidth() > 430)
Pierce, E. F., May 24, change to Peirce. E. F.
Pierce, R. T. B., May 24, change to Peirce, R. T. B.
Britten, Cyrus C, October 13, add to list.
Akins. C. C., November 21. change to February 3.
In the bar list published in The Canal Record of
May 3. twelve names were printed with the date of
service as May, instead of June. These should be:
Randall, Ortez G.; Underbill, Percy II.; Wolverton,
David R.; Wuerz, Robert; Young, Thomas H. — June
9; Leonard McLean — June 13; Matthew Wilson. —
June 14; Gorham. Frederick L.; Jury, Frank J.;
Loulan, James A.; Richmond. John; Robinson. R. R. —
Spanish War Veterans.
A special recruiting meeting of Chagres
Camp, No. 2, United Spanish War Veterans,
will be held in the I. C. C. lodge hall at Gor-
gona, C. Z., July 2, at 5.30 p. m.
Of this amount $292,031.59 was issued pay-
able in the United States, S97.895.91 in the
Canal Zone, $355.70 in Martinique, and $47
in Costa Rica. The fees collected amounted
to $1,757.63, and the amont of orders paid
and repaid was SI 19,774.58.
Postal sales during the month amounted
to $6,255.78, and newspaper postage to 45
The revenue collections for the month were,
Distillation licenses $343 . 25
Insurance companies' fees .71
Motor vehicle licenses 48.00
Taxes, licenses, etc 9,969 . 05
Miscellaneous collections 6.40
The death of Captain Edwin Hammond of
the Panama railroad steamship Colon occurred
at a Philadelphia hospital on May 22, 1911,
after a short illness. The funeral services
were held at Philadelphia on May 23, and his
body was cremated in accordance with a
wish expressed before he died. A widow and
one child survive him. Captain Hammond
was born in Boston on July 25, 1S70, and
from 1884 to 1891 was employed as sailor
on ships of various companies. From August,
1891,toSeptember, 1896, he served as quarter-
master, third, and second officer, successively,
on the Pacific Mail Steamship Company's
vessel Costa Rica, and from November, 1897,
to May, 1898, with the exception of two
months, when he was detailed for land duty
on the Isthmus, he was quartermaster of the
Allianca. Later, he was promoted to third,
then to second, and, on April 12, 1901, to
first officer of that ship. On December 20,
1901, he was reported by Captain Phillips
of the Advance as "displaying coolness, nerve,
and good seamanship in rescuing the crew
of the schooner.E<foard W. Young," and, on
the strength of this report, he was commended
by the company. On August 21, 1902, he was
appointed commander of the Advance, re-
placing Captain Phillips, lost at sea, and, on
February 23, 1903, on account of the laying
up of the Advance, was temporarily first
officer of the Allianca. On July 21, 1905, he
was reappointed commander of the Advance;
in July, 1909, he was appointed commander
of the Allianca; and, on September 15, 1909,
he was placed in charge of the Colon.
Robert Mealey of Ogdensburg, N. Y., aged
46 years, employed as a powderman in
Culebra Cut in 1907 and 1908, was killed in
a blasting accident at Oruro in Bolivia, a
few weeks ago. The contractors for whom
he was working would like to know the where-
abouts of his relatives.
The death of L. R. Dennis, an American,
employed in the Atlantic Division, living at
Mamei, occurred at Colon Hospital on Tues-
day, June 20, of haemoglobinuric fever. He
was a native of Norwich, Connecticut, 41
years of age, and had been on the Isthmus
seven years. A wife and five children sur-
Unloaders in May.
The following statement shows the number
of Lidgerwood cars unloaded by the Central
Division during the month of May:
Postal Business and Canal Zone Revenues.
The report of the Director of Posts for the
month of May shows that 16,564 money
orders were issued, amounting to S390, 330.20.
THE CANAL RECORD
Vol. IV., No. 44.
FOURTH OF JULY.
Outline of Programfor Celebration at Cristobal —
Conditions of Free Transportation.
The program for the observance of Inde-
pendence Day at Cristobal on July 4 is, as
Athletic events on Roosevelt avenue, 9
a. m. to 1 p. m. Twenty-two events are
scheduled, eight of which will be laughable
contests, and the remainder, standard events.
Cash prizes, except in contested events, will
be paid on July 4. The I. C. C. Band will
play at the athletic games.
Baseball game at Colon park at 10 a. m.
The Marine Band will play.
Patriotic exercises in the Court of Honor on
Roosevelt avenue, 1.15 to 2 o'clock. Pro-
gram is, as follows:
Flag raising by Boy Scouts.
Introduction by presiding officer, Maj.
Henry A. Brown.
Reading Declaration of Independence,
Chief Justice Gudger, Canal Zone
Address, Chairman and Chief Engineer,
Col. Geo. W. Goethals.
National airs sung by school children,
accompanied by I. C. C. Band.
"Flag of the free," Canal Zone high
Fire department drill, 2 to 3.30 o'clock.
Aquatic sports, 2 to S o'clock. The Marine
Band will play.
Fire department ladder exhibition, 6
Band concert by the I. C. C. Band, 6 to
Fireworks, Marine Band concert, 8 to 9
Dance at the Lincoln House, 9 o'clock.
The following rules for the use of free
transportation should be read carefully by
all intending to take part in the celebration:
Passes are good for one person only, and an employe
must obtain from the chief clerk of his department or
division an additional pass for each member of his
family who desires to ride free. These passes are good
only from Panama, or any intermediate station, to
Cristobal and return, transportation thereon southward
being furnished only when Cristobal is the initial
station. In other words, they are not good for trans-
portation on southbound trains starting at any point
other than Cristobal, and they will not be good on
southbound trains unless they have been first punched,
showing that they have been used for transportation
to the Fourth of July celebration at Cristobal from
some point along the line. The regular rates of trans-
portation will be charged and collected for all other
transportation than that covered by the special ticket,
except that regular tickets, card, and trip passes over
the Panama railroad will be honored on all trains on
the Fourth of July, as on other days.
A light lunch will be served on dock No.
11 between 11 a. m. and 2 p. m. Drinking
fountains will be installed at various points
in Cristobal. Shelter will be provided, so that
the races in the bay may be witnessed even
if there is rain. Retiring rooms for ladies will
be arranged for in the old DeLesseps' house
at Cristobal Point, and the public school
building, near the Commission clubhouse.
Dressing rooms for the athletes will be
arranged in building No. 1 on Cristobal
The chairman of the finance committee
reports that subscriptions are coming in
from Canal employes rather slowly for the
Fourth of July celebration. The committee
was pleased to receive, during the past week,
a number of contributions from residents of
Panama and Colon, among them a sub-
scription of one hundred dollars from Presi-
dent Arosemena of the Republic of Panama,
which the President forwarded with an ex-
pression of his interest in Canal employes,
and the celebration which will be held on
the Fourth of July.
PANAMA RAILROAD COMPANY.
TIME TABLE FOR PASSENGER SERVICE ON JULY 4, 1911.
Supplement No. 1 to Current Time Table No. 9, Effective from 4 a. m., Tuesday, July 4, to 3.45 a. m., Wednesday, July 5, Only.
f 12 . 55
f 1 1 . 2 1
f 11 . 44
f7 . 10
f 10. IS
46 . 05
tBridge 15 (C.)(End D Track)
t Bas Obispo
tSummit (Cab.) (End D Track)
tCorozal June. (End D Track)
t Balboa Junction (End D Track) . .
A.M. I P.M. I P.M
9.00 12.00i 3.00
S8.57 sll. 56! S2.56
S8.53 si 1.50 S2.50
S8.45 sll. 44
.08 sll. 08
f 11 .021
f 1 1 .31
fl 1 .26
f 1 .51
f 1 .25
GATUN SHUTTLE TRAIN,
135 129 | 125
Pass, j Pass. ; Pass.
130 j 136
A.M. i A.M.
No. 125 take siding at Mindi for No. 122.
No. 125 take siding at Gatun for No. 126.
No. 129 take siding at Gatun for No. 128.
No. 135 take siding at Gatun for No. 134.
June 28 t 1911.
THE CANAL RECORD
Activities of the Young Men's Christian Asso-
The Culebra indoor baseball team defeated the Gor-
gona team on the local floor on Saturday night, 21 to 2.
The batteries for Culebra were Tupper and Cushing;
for Gorgona, Weiser and Christiansen, pitchers, and
Ridge, catcher. Tupper struck out 18 men and allowed
only five hits. This was the last game of the season,
and the first Gorgona has lost. The standing of the
teams at the close of the season follows:
Won Lost Percentage
Gorgona 9 1 . 90o
Culebra 8 2 . 800
Empire 6 4 . 600
Gatun 3 7 .300
Cristobal 2 8 . 200
Corozal 2 8 . 200
The high duckpin scores last week were, as follows:
Huttelmeier, 104, 108, 104, 100. 101, 108; Mengel. 118;
Silver, 110; Kennedy, 101; Helper, 106.
The afternoon gymnasium class which meets Mon-
days and Thursdays at 5.15 is well attended. More
members are invited to join. An evening gymnasium
class will be started for the purpose of carrying on
apparatus work, tumbling, basketball, and exercise
of a heavier nature.
The Cristobal duckpin bowling team took two out
of three games from the Empire team on Saturday
evening, June 24.
At a meeting of the Empire Literary and Debating
Society held on Friday, June 23. the following officers
were elected to serve six months beginning July 1:
President, A. L. Zacharias; vice-president. H. W.
Sawtelle; secretary-treasurer, H. W. Dorhmann; exec-
utivecommittee, O. Harlan and A. B. Dickson; program
committee, F. W. Conner and Mark A. Hall; member-
ship committee, W. G. Ross and O. King.
Forty new books have been added to the library,
including some late fiction.
All those wishing to enter the handicap pool tourna-
ment for July will hand their names to manager of
the pool room, or to the office. The tournament will
begin on July 5.
A meeting of the old gymnasium class members,
and those interested in the coming gymnasium work
was held on Monday evening. June 26. Medals were
presented to Charles Feurtado. G. R. Adams. F. Lang
M. W. Jones, R. A. Koperski, and Mark A. Hall.
The bowling match scheduled with Gatun on Gor-
gona alleys for last Saturday was postponed until
July 1, when Gorgona will send a team to Gatun.
The high duckpin scores for the week ending June 24
were, as follows: J. Orr, 108; Haggerty, 107; Davis,
105; Sims. 101. 112. 104. High scores in tenpins:
Weigold, 208; Bordt, 205; Stoehr. 202; Roper. 200.
The wrestling class has been temporarily disbanded,
as a number of the wrestlers are training for the Fourth
of July meet. The class will be reorganized after that
At a meeting of the literary club on Wednesday,
June 21, M. S. Fox upheld the affirmative and R. M.
Gamble the negative, in a debate on the subject,
"Resolved, that the right of suffrage should be granted
the women of the United States." Others taking part
in the discussion were Messrs. Cotton, Smith. Wood,
and Hill. A selection from Eugene Field was given by
F. G. Smith. The club has accepted the challenge of
the Cristobal literary club to debate the subject,
"Resolved, that the railroads of the United States
should be owned and operated by the Federal Govern-
ment." Each club will be represented by six men.
three of whom will debate at home and three away
from home, taking opposite sides of the question. A
general discussion on the subject will take place at the
meeting of the Gatun club on Wednesday evening.
June 28. A committee, composed of Messrs. Chatfield,
Smith, and Shafer, will select the men to represent
The executive council met on Friday evening, June
23. Reports of various chairmen of committees show
the clubhouse to be in a flourishing condition. The
membership on June 1 was 382.
Members interested in basketball met on Tuesday
night. June 27, and organized a local league. Fred.
Huber, chairman of athletics, will have charge.
Among those entered from Gatun for the Fourth of
July meet are Shortt, Chatfield, Ottman, Mitchell,
Hooker. Lincoln, Garrison, Billett. Porter. Ketalik,
Jadwin, Bailey, and Cooling.
One hundred new books, mostly fiction, have been
added to the library. More will be purchased in the
Dr. Orenstein gave a sex talk on Sunday night,
June 25. Seventy men were present.
The basketball games on Tuesday and Thursday
night resulted as follows:
Tuesday — Sterner vs. Kavan, score 23 to 16 in favor
of Sterner's team. Sterner. 2 goals, 7 foul goals;
Thompson 4 goals; Frostrom. 1 goal; Wetherbee, 1
goal; Levy; Kavan, 4 goals; Ford, 2 goals; Guptil,
2 goals, 1 free throw; Simons, 1 goal, 1 free throw;
Thursday — Sterner vs. Luce, score, 24 to 12 in favor
of Luce's team. Sterner, 1 goal. 9 free throws, 1 point
awarded on foul; Thompson; Frostrom; Wetherbee;
Levy. Luce. 5 goals, 5 free throws; Thomas; Jordan.
3goals; Simons. 1 goal; Sch Wallenberg; Poison in place
of Simons during second half.
The Wednesday night literary and debating club
met. and the topic discussed was "Socialism." This
week, the debate will be, "Resolved, that the Govern-
ment should own and operate the railroads." Affirma-
tive, Messrs. Chambers and Yeiser; negative, Messrs.
Richards and Ware.
Thursday night, the anniversary banquet will be
held at Cristobal hotel at 8 p. m. The occasion cele-
brates the fourth year this clubhouse has been open.
Empire took two games of duckpins from Cristobal
on Saturday night with the following scores:
Gustavson.. 89 101
Gorham. ... 81
Pearson .... 89
Jacques. ... 83
DeCora. ... 88
Sullivan 98 101
Bullard 83 83
Total. ... 475 438 462 437 445 420
The high duckpin scores during the week ending
June 24 were, as follows: Gibson. 101; Jacques, 104,
125; Wheeler, 103, 108, 100; Bullard, 126; Furlong.
100, 113; Louch, 107, 105, 102; Wood, 103; Sullivan,
High tenpin scores: Furlong, 201; Blackburn, 209.
Rainfall from June 1 to June 24, 1911, Inclusive
Pacific Section —
♦Miraflores. . . .
*Pedro Miguel .
Rio Grande. . . .
Central Section —
*Juan Mina. . .
*Monte Lirio. .
A tla nt ic Section —
^Standard rain gage — readings at 5 p. m
Automatic rain gage at unstarred stations-
midnight to midnight.
tTo 5 p. m., June 16.
Stages of the Chagres.
Maximum heights of the Chagres River for the week
ending midnight. Saturday. June 26. 1911. All heights
are in feet above mean sea level.
Day and Date
Sun. June IS. . .
Mon. June 19. .
Tues. June 20. .
Wed. June 21. .
Thurs. June 22.
Fri. June 2i . .
Sat. June 24. . .
Height of low
Consumption of Lubricating Oils.
Culebra. C. Z., June 20. 1911.
Circular No. 290-C:
In order to obtain an accurate record of the con-
sumption of lubricatingoils, etc., on each item of equip-
ment of the Isthmian Canal Commission and Panama
Railroad Company, a "Lubricant request" (Form
C. E. 303) has been provided, a suitable supply of
which should be secured from the Depot Quarter-
master on requisition in the usual manner. For con-
venient use. the form is bound in pads of 100.
In all cases where lubricants are desired for any piece
of equipment, the engineer or other employe in charge
of the operation of such equipment must fill out one
copy of this form, sign it, and present it to a lubri-
cating oil supply station, where the oil requested will
be furnished, the date and place of filling request
inserted in the spaces provided, and the form retained
on file at the supply station.
The approved allowances of lubricating oils and
other conditions in respect to the issue of lubricating
oils will be observed in the use of this form. To prevent
any delay or inconvenience in the use of this form a
supply of same will be maintained at all lubricating
oil supply stations, in addition to those supplied to
engineers, etc., in charge of equipment, who, alone,
shall be permitted to sign "Lubricant request."
At the end of each month the requests filled shall be
used in compiling report on Forms C. E. 273-a and
273-b of lubricating oil consumed on each item of
No lubricants shall be issued from the different oil
supply stations except on properly filled out "Lubri-
Suitable supply of this form should be secured at
once and place in use without delay. A sample copy
of same is enclosed herewith.
H. F. Hodges,
Acting Chairman, Isthmian Canal Commission.
Second Vice-President, Panama Railroad Company.
Wrong Use of the Penalty Envelope.
Department of Civil Administration.
Division of Posts. Customs, and Revenues.
Ancon C. Z., June 26. 1911.
The attention of the public, and especially the offi-
cials of the United States Government on the Isthmus,
is invited to the wrong use of the penalty envelope
in official correspondence carried on by officers of the
Government of the Canal Zone with foreign postal
administrations. In order that situations, not only
embarrassing to the writers in the Canal Zone, but
also to foreign postal administrations, may not arise,
attention is called to provision of the postal laws
covering this situation, as follows:
"Matter entitled to admission to the international mails
free of postage. — The following articles are entitled to
transmission in international mails free of postage,
viz.: Official correspondence exchanged between postal