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Geo. W. Goethals.
Chairman and Chief Engineer.



Supplies for Canal Work.

The following steamers, with supplies forthe Isth-
mian Canal Commission, arrived at the ports of Cris-
tobal Colon, and Balboa, during the week ending
August 19:

Prinz Siqismund, August 13. from New York, with
200 barrels crude carbolic acid, and 91 bales cotton
waste for stock.

Pern, August 15 from San Francisco, with 1 case
machinery for stock.

Turrialba, August 17, from New Orleans, with 114
pieces white oak lumber, 1 . "502 bundles yellow pine
1 imber. 1.1^9 nieces yellow pine lumber. 34 rolls cotton
duck, 401 biles hay, for stock; 756 pieces white oak
lumber, 4.319 nieces yellow pine lumber. 100 pieces
castings, for Mechanical Division: 9 cases castings
for Central Division.

Ancon, August 17. from New York, with 44.950
barrels cement for Atlantic and Pacific Divisions.

Panama, August 18, from New York, with 47 cases
babbitt metal. 10 pieces steel beams, 800 pails lubri-
cating grease. 400 bundles shovels, 6 cases stationery,
150 rolls roofing paper, 100 cases sapolio. 20 bales
rubber hose. 31 bundles pipe. 30 bundles padboard, 60
kits shellac, for stock; 6 cases rubber boots for Pacific
Divisi on; 6 kegs purifier for Atlantic Division; 5 cases
steel castings. 6 barrels journal, 6 pieces castings. 31
cases incandescent lamps, forMechanical Division; 11
barrels blue stone and zincs for Panama Railroad Com-
pany: 320 packages drugs and glassware for Sanitary
Department; and a miscellaneous cargo, the whole
consisting of 2,140 packages, weighing 150 tons.

Tanagra. August 19, from New York, with 25,165
barrels cement for Atlantic and Pacific Divisions.

Band Concert.

A concert will be given by the Isthmian Canal Com-
mission Band at Corozal, C. Z.. on Sunday, August 27,
191 1 . at 7.30 p. m. The program follows:

1. March — Love of Liberty Scouton

2. Selection — The Girl of My Dreams Hoschna

3. Waltz— Gaite Waldteufel

4. Overture — Fest Leutner

5. Intermezzo — Dawn of Love Bendix

6. (a) Popular March— On, Wisconsin Purdy

(6) Two Step — Casey Jones Newton

7. Idyll — Garden of Roses Pratt

8 Sextet from Lucia Donizetti

9. Medley Selection — Headlights Schulz

10. March — Ideal Reeves

Charles E. Jennings, Musical Director.
The next concert will be given at Gatun, C. Z-. on
September 3. at 5 p. m.

Found — The person who left a fountain pen at the
railroad station in Panama on Sunday, August 13, can
obtain the same by addressing W.f Jackson, Gatun.
giving a description of the pen in question.



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THE CANAL RECORD



Vol. IV., No. 52.



COMMISSARY DEPARTMENT.

The open hours at Culebra commissary are from

8 a. m. to 1 p. m.. and from p. m. 3 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 August 22.

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 12i

Rib roast, second cut (not under 3J

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

MISCELLANEOUS.

Caviare, Russian per tin 47, 89

Livers — Beef, per pound 7

Calf, each 60

Half, each 30

Steak, Hamburger, pkg 13

Sausage — -Bologna, per pound 10

Frankfurter, per pound 12

Lieberwurst, per pound 10

Devonshire Farm 17

Sweetbread — Veal, per pound 1.20

Beet, per pound 25

Eggs, fresh, dozen 28

one-half dozen only 15

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 4i

pounds, each 90

Fowls, each 60. 70, 80, 90, 1.00

Ducks. Western, about 4$ pounds, each 1.00

Broilers, milk fed, each 60

corn fed, each 55

Turkeys, per pound 26

S juabs, 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 26

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

Pigs feet, per pound 9

Tongues, per pound t!8

Sliced bacon in 1-pound tins, per tin 30

In 1-pound jars, per jar 30

DAIRY PRODUCTS.

Butter — Creamery special, per pound t-32

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

Neufcbatel, cake 6

Gouda. per pound 34



Price.

Milk (Certified), per bottle: **25

Buttermilk, bottle **15

Ice cream, quart t25

J-gallon 150

VEGETABLES AND FRUITS.

Beets, per pound

Celery, per head

Corn, green, per doz

Cabbage, per pound

Cucumbers, per pound

Carrots, per lb

Lettuce, per pound

Onions, per pound

Potatoes, white, per pound

sweet, per pound

Pears, Alligator, each

Peppers, green, per lb

Rhubarb, per pound

Turnips, per lb. .

Yams, per pound

Apples, per lb

Cantaloupes, each

Lemons, dozen

Limes, per 100 ,

Oranges, California, per dozen ,

Pears, per lb ,

Peaches, per lb

Plums, per lb

Watermelons, each



MOVEMENT OF OCEAN VESSELS.



♦Indicates reduction from last list.
♦♦Indicates 5 cents allowed for return of bottle,
flndicates advance on last list.

jSold only from commissaries; no orders taken for
delivery.

Rainfall from August 1 to 19, 1911, Inclusive.



Stations.



Pacific Section.

Ancon

Balboa

*Miraflores .......

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

♦Nombre de Dios



Ins.
1.94
2.49
1.09
1.15
2.13

1.12

1.46

.65

.58

1.52

1.07

1.49

1 05

1.66

2.13

.85

2.11

1.26
4.25
4.27
4.27
1.98



12
12
1
9
2

6

2
6

7
5

1
19

2
15
15

1
IS

! 1 4

14
14

' 13

13






Ins.
4.98
6.12
3.40
3.41
4.97

4.25
4.71
2.70
2.78
4.47
6.84
8.65
4.33
3.88
4.70
2.88
5.13

2.93
6.70
7.44
fU.SO
6.31



♦Standard rain gage — readings at 5 p. m. daily.
Automatic rain gage at unstarred stations — values
midnight to midnight. tTo 5 p. m., August 18.



Stages of the Chagres.

Maximum heights of the Chagres River for the week
ending midnight, Saturday. August 19. 1911. All
heights are in feet above mean sea level.







Station.






Day and Date.


Vigia.


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3
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Sun.. Aug. 13 . .
Mon.. Aug. 14..
Tues., Aug. 15..
Wed., Aug. 16..
Thurs.. Aug. 17
Fri., Aug. 18...
Sat.. Aug. 19.. .


127.3
126.3
126.6
127.0
131.3
127.0
129.8


93.5
92.8
93.2
93.3
96.3
93.7
95.4


46.5
45.8
46.3
46. 1
49.2
47.8
48.4


14.0
14.0
14.2
14.4
15.0
15.0
14.7


14.0
13.9
14.1
14.3
14.5
14.6
14.6


Height of low
water


125.0


92.0 ' 44.0







The following is a list of the sailings of the Panama
Railroad Steamship Company; of the Royal Mail
Steam Packet Company; of the Hamburg-American
Line, and of the United Fruit Company's Line; the
Panama Railroad Company's dates being subject to
changes

NEW YORK TO CRISTOBAL.



Advance .
Colon. . . .
Allianca. .
Panama. .
Advance .
Colon. . . .
Allianca. .
Panama. .
Advance.
Colon. . . .
Allianca. .
Panama. .



.P. R.
.P. R.
.P. R.



R... Friday ....
R. ..Thursday..
R... Wednesday
R. ..Tuesday.. .
R... Monday. . .
R.. . Monday. . .
R.. .Saturday. .
R... Friday ....
R.. .Thursday. .
R... Thursday. .
R... Wednesday
R. ..Tuesday.



Aug. 18
Aug. 24
Aug. 30
Sept 5
Sept. 11
Sept. 18
Sept. 23
Sept. 29
Oct. 5
Oct. 12
Oct. 18
.Oct. 24



CRISTOBAL TO NEW YORK.



Panama. .
Ancon. . .
Advance .
Colon. . . .
Allianca. .
Panama. .
Advance .
Colon. . . .
Allianca. .
Panama. .
Advance .
Colon. . . .
Allianca. .
Panama. .



P. R. R..
.P. R. R..

R. R...

R. R...

R R..

R. R...

R. R..

R. R..

R. R..
. R. R..

R. R..
P. R. R..
P. R. R..
P.R. R..



Thursday.
Friday. . .
Wednesday
Tuesday.. .
Monday. . .
Sunday . . .
Saturday. .
Saturday. .
Friday ....
Thursday..
Tuesday.. .
Tuesday. . .
Monday. . .
.Sunday. . .



NEW YORK TO COLON.



Zacapa

Prinz Eitel Friedrich.

Almirante

Prinz Aug. Wilhelm. .

Santa Marta

Prinz Sigismund

Oruba

Metapan

Prinz Joachim

Zacapa

Prinz Eitel Friedrich.

Magdalena

Almirante

Prinz Aug. Wilhelm .
Santa Marta



.U. F. C.
. H.-A. . . .
.U. F. C.
.H.-A....
.U. F. C.
.H.-A....
.R. M....
.U. F. C.
.H.-A....
.U. F. C.
.H.-A....
. R. M....
.U. F. C.
..H.-A....
..U.F. C.



.Thursday..
. Friday
.Thursday..
.Saturday. .
.Thursday..
.Friday. . . ,
-Saturday. .
.Thursday..
.Saturday. .
.Thursday..
.Friday
.Saturday. .
.Thursday.

.Saturday.

.Thursday.



.Aug. 24
Aug. 2^
.Aug. 30
.Sept. 5
.Sept. 11
.Sept. 17
.Sept. 23
.Sept. 30
.Oct. 6
.Oct. 12
.Oct. 17
.Oct. 24
.Oct. 30
Nov. 5



Aug. 17
Aug. 18
Aug. 24
.Aug. 26
Aug. 31
Sept. 1
.Sept. 2
Sept. 7
Sept. 9
Sept. 14
Sept. 15
Sept. 16
.Sept. 21
.Sept. 23
.Sept. 28



COLON TO NEW YORK.



Metapan

Prinz Joachim

Zacapa

Prinz Eitel Friedrich.

Magdalena

Almirante

Prinz Aug. Wilhelm..

Santa Marta

Prinz Sigismund

Clyde

Metapan

Prinz Joachim

Zicapa

Prinz Eitel Frederich .



.U.F.
.H.-A.
.U.F.



.U. F.
.H. A.
.R.M.
. U. F.
.H.-A.
.U.F.
.H. A



C . .Thursday.
. . . .Tuesday..
C. .Thursday.
.. . .Saturday.
. . . .Tuesday..
C . .Thursday.
. . . .Tuesday...
C . .Thursday.
. . . .Saturday.
. . ..Tuesday. .
C. .Thursday
. . . .Tuesday.
C. .Thursday.
. . . .Saturday.



Abangarez. .

Atenas

Turrialba. . .
Abangarez . .

Atenas

Turrialba. . .



NEW ORLEANS TO COLON.

U. F. C. .Saturday.



U. F. C.

U. F. C.

. ...U. F. C.
. ...U. F. C.
. ...U. F. C.



.Saturday.
.Saturday.
.Saturday.
.Saturday.
.Saturday.



.Aug. 24
.Aug. 29
.Aug. 31
.Sept. 2
.Sept. 5
.Sept. 7
..Sept. 12
.Sept. 14
.Sept. 16
..Sept. 19
..Sept. 21
.Sept. 26
..Sept. 28
..Sept. 30



.Aug. 19
-Aug. 26
.Sept. 2
.Sept. 9
.Sept. 16
.Sept. 23



COLON TO NEW ORLEANS.



Turrialba U. F. C . .Thursday. . .Aug. 24

Abangarez U. F. C . .Thursday.. .Aug. 31

Atenas U. F. C . .Thursday.. .Sept. 7

Turrialba U. F. C . .Thursday.. .Sept. 14

Abangarez U. F. C . .Thursday.. .Sept. 21

Atenas U. F. C ...Thursday . .Sept. 28

Tide Table. Hamburg-American steamers leave Colon for New

The following table shows the time of high and low York via Kingston at 10 a. m. on sailing dates- The

tides at Panama for the week ending August 30, 1911. Prim August Wilhelm and Print Joachim call at

Santiago de Cuba, on both outward and homeward

voyages.
ow ' The Leyland line steamer Etonian sails for Port

P.M. Limon and Galveston on, or about, August 26.

10.08 Royal Mail steamers leave for New York on alter-

1°- 52 na t e Tuesdays, at 10 a. m.; for Southampton on alter-
1 nate Tuesdays at 10 a. m.

United Fruit Company's ships for New Orleans

direct leave on Thursdays at 3 p. m.; ships for New

York via Kingston on Thursdays at 11 a. m.; for

Bocas del Toro on Mondays at 6 p. m.



Date.



Low. I High.



August 24 .
August 25 .
August 26 .
August 27 .

August 28.
August 29 .
August 30 .



A.M.



12.20
1.01
1.43



A.M.
3.30
4. 16
5.00
5.43

6.24
7.03

7.45



Low.



A.M.

9.45
10.32
11.15

12m.

P.M.
12.43

1.26

2.12



High.



P.M.



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36
20
04

45

.26

8.10



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