H. H. Penny, a native of Pennsylvania,
died at Ancon Hospital on July 16, aged 65
years. He was employed by the Central
Division, with quarters at Empire, and had
been on the Isthmus six years.
THE CANAL RECORD
Vol. IV., No. 4S.
SOCIAL LIFE OF THE ZONE.
Women's Clubs Library at Gorgona.
rtion of the traveling library of the
Canal Zone Federation of Women's Clubs
has been lent to Gorgona for the benefit of
the schoolchildren of that village. A room
over the offices of the district quartermaster
has been assigned to the federation for use
as a library. Distribution of books will begin
on Thursday, July 27, and thereafter, the
library will be open every Thursday after-
noon from 3 to 5 o'clock. The library is free
to all children residing in Gorgona. but a
deposit ill seventy-five cents on each book i-
required to cover its cost. A fine of five
cents a week, or less, will be imposed for
keeping books out longer than two u
The library is in charge of the librarian of the
Canal Zone Federation, and all communica-
tions regarding it may be addressed to her at
The playground equipment, consist
swings, bars, and ladders, which was placed
on Cristobal Point by the philanthropy
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department of the Cristobal Woman's Club,
has been purchased by the Gatun Playground
\ - ociation, and will be removed to the Gatun
playground before the opening of the school
The municipality of Colon has granted the
use of the public playground to the schools
of the city, each school having been provided
with a key to the ground. Special hmir-
have been designated to each group for h
of directed play.
St. Luke's Sunday school. Ancon. will hold
its annual picnic the first week in August.
Details, which will be arranged by the wom-
an's guild, will be announced later.
The Rev. Father McCarty, a priest of the
St. Vincentian Fathers, has arrived on the
Isthmus to take up work as assistant in the
parish of St. Ferdinand's Roman Catholic
church at Empire. The work on the parish
house is nearly completed, and the priests will
take up residence there within a short time.
Four missionaries of the Methodisl Epis-
copal church were in Panama during the
week of July 10 to 17. in transit to their
several posts in Peru, Bolivia, ami Chile.
One of their number, the Rev. W. W. Brown-
lee, preached at the sea wall church on Sundav,
The Woman'.- Foreign Mis
of the Methodist church will meet at the
home of Mr-. Stroupe, Corozal, on Thursday,
Red Cross Dance.
A subscription dance for the benefit of the
endowment fund of the American National
Red Cross Association, will be held at the
Commission clubhouse in Gatun. under the
auspices of the Gatun chapter, Saturday
evening, August 5. Tickets are $1. 1'nitcd
States currency, ami may be procured at the
various clubhouses in the Canal Zone, or
from any of the following committee: R. M.
Sands, Reed E. Hopkins, W. E. Stoney,
Frank E. Shuck. D. T. Chamberlain, Dan
St. Clair, and O. J. Ruch. Train service after
I. O. O F.
At a regular meeting of the Isthmian Canal
Lodge, No. 1, I. ( l. O. F.. held in the Com-
mission lodge hall at Gorgona, on July 18, the
following officers were installed by District
Deputy Grand Sire B. F. Sisson of Gatun:
Xoble grand. H. L. Greeley: vice-grand, E. W.
Stevens; secretary, R. A. Schofield: treasurer.
C. E. Whipple; warden, L. A. Taber; con-
ductor. D. H. Schultz; right supporter, noble
grand, C. H. Beetham: left supporter, noble
grand, Robt. Varenkamp; right supporter,
vice-grand, B. F. Henkle; left supporter, vice-
grand S. E. Calvit; chaplain, W.T.Clements;
right scene supporter, Henry R. Naecker;
left scene supporter, Samuel F. Xaecker;
inner guard, C. J. Jansen; outer guard, R. R.
The Canal Zone Humane Society.
The annual meeting of the Canal Zone
Humane Society, with election of officers,
will be held at the Hotel Tivoli on Sunday,
August 13. The society wishes to state that
any cases of ill treatment of animals, or
children, in the Canal Zone may be reported to
the local police, or a statement of the same be
made in writing to the secretary of the Canal
Zone Humane Society, Ancon, C. Z.
Spanish War Veterans.
There will be a recruiting meeting of the
I nited Spanish War Veterans in building
No. 1. Cristobal, on Sunday afternoon, July
30, 1911. at 1.30 p.m. All eligibles are invited
ial recruiting meetings of Camp
Chagres, No. 2, 1. S. W. Y., will be held in
the I. C. C. lodge hall at Ancon, at 7 p. m.
on July 29. and at 9 a. m. on August 6, in the
roo Hall at Empire.
New P. R. R. Time Table.
Time table No. 10 of the Panama Railroad
Company went into effect on Monday, July
24. at 12.01 a. m. The new schedule does
away with the shuttle train service formerly
operated between Colon and Gatun, the regu-
lar trains making stops, as indicated in the
time table, at the intermediate stations.
Train No. 72, which formerly left Panama
on Saturday nights only at 7.30 o'clock, has
been taken off. No. 73, leaving Colon at
12.30 a. m. on Sundays only, will be a mixed
train, carrying one or two passenger coaches.
There have been no radical changes as regards
the arrival and departure of the other trains,
but the running time of all trains has been
lengthened, making the schedule 10 to 15
PANAMA RAILROAD COMPANY.
PASSENGER TRAIN TIME TABLE No. lO-lN EFFECT JULY 24, 1911.
DAILY EXCEPT SCN
p. M. r. M.
s 6.H? -
6.15 f 716
f 6 47 s7 51
s 7 11
P. M P. M.
f 4.16 f 1.16
f 10 16
STATIONS DAILY EXCEPT SCNDAY.
6.45 4.35 10.30
S6.50 f 4.40 f 10.33 f 5.25 1.77
6.55 4.45 1..3S S5.31 l.K
f 7.01 f t.50 f 10.43 f 5-36 5.94
f 4.14 i 1 44 '
* 4. 51 Is 1.51 ■
s 11 03
I 3.09 f 12.09
9.15 6 13 5 15 12.15
17.29 f 5.16
f 7.36 I 5.22
S7 43 S5.2S
.. - i- - 5.32
s 8 10 s 5.55
s S.16 S6.01
sS.28 s 6.13
f 8.37 6.23
s 8.39 s 6.25
s S.44 s 6.31
f 8 54 f 6.41
a. M P. M.
s 10.47 S5.41 6.79
fll.ll f6.05 15.26
s 11.25 s6.19 21.37
*6 55 32.62
s 7.26 41 66
Leave. Arr. a. m.
t.Mindi . .
rMamei f 7.40
tGorgona s 7.32
rMatschru s 7.26
rBas Obispo .Is 7.22
Las Caseada- -
tCulebra - J i
T Paraiso Jet. . . 6.52
tPedro Miguel s 6.5"
P. M. P. 51. P. M. A. M.
1.00 3.45 7.45 9.00
f 12.57 f 3.43 f 7 i:
f 12.51 f 3.38 f 7 36 f 8.51
I ;j-4= f 3.32 If 7.30 '■ 8.46 f 12.01
12.06 3 06
s 12.41 s3.29 s7J2t -
f 12.16 1 Is 7.01 Is S.16
s 12.09 f 2.57 s 6.5J -
? 6.41 - " ; -
f 11.50 I 2.38 f 6.35 f 7.52
s 11.42 B2.31 3 6.27 S7.46
s 11.56 -
s 11.31 S2.31
s 11.21 S2.24 55.24
Corozal s 6.37
14.84 Camp Diablo, s 6.35
Panama .. 6.30
.% rr. Lt-ave. \ u.
f Rag station.
s 11.26 s 2.15
s II 15
f 10 45 f 1.35
A. 51 P. M.
s 10.50 * 1.9 -
s 6.11 5 7.29 Is
6.00 S7.17 s 10.32 < 1.3. -
5.47 f7.06 f 10.21 I 1.21 f 4.21 : 7 2]
5.45 S7.04 s 10.19 < 1.19 -
5 39 S6.59 s 10.14 * 1.14 -
5.25 6.45 10.00 1.00 4.00
. - " .r . :.
f 7.05 f 9.45
P. M. A. M
A H P. U.
: -■ .1
P. M P M. P. M.
- i mixed train, carrying one or two first class coaches.
July 26, 1911.
THE CAXAL RECORD
Activities of the Young Men's Christian Associ-
An informal social was held in the gym nasi am on
Wednesday evening. July 19. and the following pro-
gram was rendered: Magazine contest; cracker
ling contest, by six boys; vocal solo. J. E. Conn; short
stories. J. E. Cunningham; piano solo, Mr. P
refreshmer.:- re made for a reception to Mr.
Kramer, the returning secretary- to be held in the
gymnasium on Wednesday evening. July 26.
The chess game by wireless, between Culebra and
Porto Bello. was won by Culebra in 31 moves. In the
16th move. Porto Bello sacrificed a piece, but obtained
only temporary advantage in position, and. at the
25th move, was playing on the defensive. Culebra
having clear advantage of one piece.
The high duckpin scores for last week are. as follows:
Huttlemaier. 106. 104. 100, 110. 104. 105. 100. 100;
Cornthwaite. 102: Fox, 111. 102. 101; Palmer. 111.
Brown. 101: Wheeler. 104. 107; Case. 103. 116; Stearns.
In a match game on July 19. the following record
was made in duckpins: Huttlemaier. 100: Fox. 102:
Palmer. Ill; Brown. 101.
The hotel defeated the Administration building
basketball team on Thursday. July 20. by a score of
68 to 26. thus winning two ou: of three games.
The Culebra basketball team played the first game
of the season on Saturday July 22, with Gatun.
defeating the visitors by a score of 32 to 2 5
A handball tournament was begun last week with
16 men competing for gold, silver, and bronzemedals.
Another handicap tournament, and a two- man tourna-
ment, will be started in the near future.
On Saturday. July 29, the Culebra basketball team
will play the Corozal team at Culebra.
In addition to the regular afternoon gymnasium
class, an evening class for advanced gymnasium work
will begin next week, meeting on Tuesday and Friday
evenings at S o'clock. Regular basketball pract:
be held immediately after the gymnasiutr.
The literary and debating society has elected the
following officers for the next six months: President.
J. C. Foreman; vice-president, H. W. Sawtelle; secre-
tary -treasurer. H. W. Dohrmann: executive committee.
:s. Foreman. Harlan. Dickson; program com-
mittee. Messrs. Sawtelle. Hall. Conner; membership
committee. Messrs. Dohrmann. Ross, King. The
subject of the debate on July 28 will be "Resolved.
that the standing armies are detrimental to human
progress." Affirmative, Carl Anderson; negative,
The first Saturday night "Open house" was held
on the 22d. and was well attended. The program con-
sisted of orchestra, music, bowling, pool, and basketball
tournament games. Refreshments were served in the
The leaders in the boys' duckpin tournament are.
Won. Lost. P.C-
Farrell 2 1.000
Zinn 2 1.000
Witt 5 2 714
Benninger 5 2 714
Kimball 2 1 666
After a vacation of three months, the musical and
dramatic society resumed its rehearsals on the _
The musical section will give a sacred concert on
Sunday evening. August 6. at 8.30 o'clock.
The result of the July handicap tournament 'te
follows: First place. Pearson; second place, Barnes;
third place. Earle.
The following high scores were madeon the bowling
alleys during the week: Gorham. 220. 206: I
Potter. 211; Anderson, 213.
Friday evening. July 21. a "Promenade social" was
held in the gymnasium. Refreshments, consisting of
pumpkin pie and cocoa, were served. The following
program was ren - -'.ling solo. Miss Stein
Cross: piano solo. Mrs. Swain: vocal solo. George
A. Ringger; vocal solo. Mr. Donaldson; vocal solo.
In addition to the above, a program was
rendered by the Panama orch -. s
The monthly song service was b S
night. The Rev. C. H. Elliott of Colon delivered a
very interesting and instructive talk on Robert E. Lee.
and patriotic son^s were sung by the audience and male
chorus. T. S. Booz led the singing, and Mrs. Booz
played the piano.
At a recent meeting of the physical department com-
mittee, it was decided to start gymnasium work on
Monday. July 31. the class to meet thereafter for ten
weeks on every Monday and Thursday evening at
8 p. m. On every* Monday night, for a half-hour before
gymnasium class, there will be a talk on health. It was
also decided to devote a night every two weeks, after
the gymnasium work, to an informal social gathering.
On Wednesday evening. July 26. the literary club
-*ed the present pa on in the United
who recently returned
from his vacation, occupied the chair. On account of
- Cristobal debaters, the joint
debate between Cristobal and Gatun ha s been indefi-
The chess and checker club has decided to hold a
prehminary tournament, beginning Monday. July 24.
and contin- -viturday. August 12. for the
purpose of classifying the To obtain a rating,
each at least three-fourths of all
those who enter, each playing two games with every
other player. Any player who fails to meet enough
men to earn a rating will be put in the first . or n ;
-:uent handicap tournament.
The wrestling : ■ Wednesday. Jul:
under the direction of Mr. Huber.
The clubhouse has been presented with a snake skin,
ten feet long, of the boa constrictor species; also, a
I -ty-five books of fiction, and twenty-five phono-
graph records, were purchased during the past week.
The wrestling class is meeting regularly every Mon-
day night at 7.30. The catch-as-catch-can form is being
taught. All members are eligible.
On Tuesday and Thursday nights at S o'clock, the
regular gymnasium class meets. Calisthenics, cross
and long horse, parallel bars, marching, and tumbling,
are taught. This class is open to all memb
At a meeting of the : debating club, on
the night of July 12. the principal speaker was Mr
Tracy Robinson, whose subject. "A great adv?-
the history : :e the beginning of the
Panama railroad, together with personal experiences of
30 years in Panama.
Theclubheldadebateon July 10. subject. "Resolved,
that tne Panamanian lottery should be abolished for
the benefit of the community." The vote nl
vo for the affirma: tor the negative.
On Saturday night, the re re show by
men from the l'n:: - armored cruiser.
ij. was attended by : .udience in
In the elimination tenpin tournament last Saturday
Grover was defeated in the finals by Wallace.
On next Saturday nignt. at 7.30 o'clock, similar ma
will be held in both duckpins and tenpins. These are
to all members, and no admission fee Is charged.
The -es were made during the week
100. 116; Weston. 101;
! Wood. 100. 102; Wheeler. 100.
Ten - -
- Wheeler. : : 201; Gibson. 208;
On Vogust irnament will be
started, and all bowlers are urged to participate.
Entries will be received at any time before that date.
mcert will be given by the Isthmian Canal Com-
mission Band at Ga*un. C. Z.. on Sunday. July 30.
—.. The program follows:
1 March— SboattM
-Gi b Wa kernel
4 Nautical Fantasia . Tobani
5 Iiyl — Garden of Ros- Pratt
6 Medley Overture — Head Lizkti Schulz
7 Characteristic — Mm . Losey
an — Robin Hood. De Koven
9 Popular Number — On. Wis c o nsi n Purdy
n Kimball. Acting Must
The next concert will be gv. ;<al. C. Z-
on Sunday. August 6.
Supplies for Canal Work.
The following stearr
Canal Commission, arrived at the ports of Cristobal.
5 July 2 J
• w York, with 56
: 20 bundles tum-
J nly 19. fro:; with 6 cases lamp
chimr ~ paper napkins. R cases acid. 162
pieces steel bearr> 1.500 kegs
drugs - Departmer. S
for Central Division; 400 pieces castings 400 bundles
brake shoes. 4 cases car parts, for Mechanical Di\ .-
and a miscellaneous cargo, the whole consisting of
eces. weighing 251 tons.
rob, July 19. from New Y 475 barrels
cement for Atlantic and Pacific D' visions.
M, July 19. from Baltimore with 2.626 pieces
bars. 150 pieces steel aag eel beams,
400 cases turpentine. 26* pieces sewer pipe
coal, for stock; 16 pieces steel channels. 1.300 pieces
steel angles. 17 cases lock m- andles lock
material. 13 pieces lock mater. .
9 pieces lock material, 45 bundles lock material. 10
cases lock material, for Pacific Division; 7 cases jacks.
700 car wheels, for Med I -ion.
.4 Unas. J« ! .089 bales
hay. 562 bales straw. 182 - - for stock;
419 pieces lumber for M
Metapan. July 21. from New York, with 9 cases
stationery. 6 cases scales, for stock; S cases fire hose
for Fire Department.
Gatvn. C. Z.. July 20. 1911.
Effective August !. 1911. and during the leave
period of R. M. Sands. Chief Clerk. Ben Jenkins,
nt Chief Clerk, will act as Chief Clerk of the
Wit. L. Sibert. Ditision Engineer.
ASCON. ^ 1911.
The • insofi
States ' ssessions. hav
been received in the office
may be secured upon request of addressee:
Adams. G R
Andrews. Isaac Paul
.Arthur. Robert T. ^rton. James Rex
Ascher. Felix Perry. H. E-
Brook. Mortimer Ro
Brown. W. H.
Bynoe. George Alb- Si 5- V
Camacho. Yictor M. Teeter-
Cameron. D. Todt. Mrs. Fred
Corbett. Warren ! larcial
Gardiner. Mrs. Thomas B. Y de
I. T. swald
Griffin. John J.
James. O. L. S
- . W. M. Woyer. J. B.
Auction Sale of Dairy Cows and Bull Calf.
Anco.v. C. Z.. July IS. 1911.
On Saturday. August 19. at 10 a. m-. there will be
sold at public sale to the highest bidder at the Ancon
Hospital dairy- two dairy cows, ranging in age from
seven to ten years, and one > ged two and
one-half years. The dairy is located near the insane
un buildings in the rear of the hospital gr
The terms of the sale will be cash.
Chas. F. MASON, Superintendent.
Leasing of Government Building.
Ancon. C 1 1911.
Bids will be received by the Collector of Revenues up
to an st 10, 1911. for the
the h . • 9t 16. 1911. for a period
of not more than three years, of bofldins:
re. owned by the Canal Zone Government- Rent
to be payable monthly. The each
construction, two 6 :een
rooms, with a small outhoose. Bids should be in an
envelope marked. "Bids for a lease to building No. 17
Tom M. Cooke, t Revenues.
The follov, r dej
the port of Balboa during the week ending J
imari. from Valparaiso.
THE CANAL RECORD
Vol. IV., No. 48.
New Hours at Culebra Commissary.
Effective July 24, the open hours at Culebra com-
missary will be from 8 a. m. to 1 p. m., and from 3
p. m. to 7 p. m.
All other commissaries are open from 8 a. m. to 1
p. m., and 3 p m. to 7 p. m. with the exception of the
Cristobal commissary, which is open from 8 a. m. to
12.30 p. m., and from 2 p. m. to 7 p. m.
Retail prices of cold storage provisions for the week
beginning July 22.
FRESH MEATS. PrUt.
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
Should^-, for roasting (not under 4
pounds) . per pound 1 2 i
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
Pot roast, per pound 12 J
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 1$
pounds) , per pound 20
Tenderloin (Western), per pound. 24
Caviare, Russian per tin 47, 89
Livers — Beef, per pound 7
Calf, each 60
Half, each 30
Sausage — Bologna, per pound 10
Frankfurter, per pound 12
Lieberwurst, per pound 10
Devonshire Farm 17
Sweetbread — Veal, per pound 1.20
Beef, per pound 25
Eggs, fresh, dozen 26
one-half dozen only 14
Bluefish, fresh, per pound 14
Halibut, fresh, per pound 15
Shads, fresh, each 70
Shad roes, fresh, per 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 J pounds, each 1.00
Broilers, milk fed, each 60
corn fed, each 55
Turkeys, per pound 26
Squabs, each 35
Capons 2. 10
Fryers, corn fed 60
Partridges, each 50
Grouse, each 50
CURED AND PICKLED MEATS.
Ham — German, Westphalia, per pound 36
Sugar cured, per pound 18
Sliced, per pound 20
Half, for boiling, per pound 19
Boiled, per pound 22
Hocks, per pound J8
Bacon — Breakfast, whole piece, per pound 22
Breakfast, sliced, per pound 23
Pork, salt family, per pound 14
Ox Tongues each 1 .00
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
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
Edam, in tins, tin 25
Neuf chatel , cake 6
Gouda, per pound 34
Milk (Certified), per bottle **25
Ice cream, quart J25
VEGETABLES AND FRUITS.
Beets, per pound 6
Corn, green, per doz 24
Cabbage, per pound t 4 £
Cucumbers, per pound 10
Lettuce, per pound 10
Onions, per pound 5
Potatoes, white, per pound j4j
sweet, per pound 2
Rhubarb, per pound *3
Tomatoes, per pound 8
Yams, per pound 3
Apples, fancy table, per pound 10
Cantaloupes, each |10
Grapefruit, each 4
Lemons, dozen 24
Limes, per 100 80
Oranges, California, per dozen 36
Watermelons, each '. 30
*Indicates reduction from last list.
**Indicates 5 cents allowed for return of bottle,
tlndicates advance on last list.
jSold only from commissaries; no orders taken for
MOVEMENT OF OCEAN VESSELS.
Rainfall from July 1 to July 22, 1911
Pacific Section —
► 4 61
Central Section —
Atlantic Section — *
♦Standard rain gage — readings at 5 p. m. daily.
Automatic rain gage at unstarred stations — values
midnight to midnight.
tTo 5 p. m., July 21.
Stages of the Chagres.
Maximum heights of the Chagres River for the week
ending midnight, Saturday, July 22, 1911. All heights
are in feet above mean sea level.
Day and Date.
Sun., July 16.. .
Mon., July 17. .
Tues., July 18..
Wed.. July 19 .
Thurs.. July 20.
Fri., July 21 . . .
Sat., July 22. . .