trophy shield will therefore be presented to
that club as soon as it is received from the
Transfer ot Rolling Stock.
Culebra, C. Z., October 19. 1910.
Circular No. 356:
When rolling stock is transferred from the Panama
Railroad Company to the Isthmian Canal Commission,
the Panama Railroad Company will obtain memoran-
dum receipt from the department or division using the
equipment, and will make a monthly report to the
Chief Quartermaster showing equipment loaned to the
Commission and in whose service.
The department or division of the Commission using
such equipment will also make monthly reports to the
Chief Quartermaster, these reports to be used as a check
against the record of the railroad company.
The Chief Quartermaster will have this record avail-
able at all times in order that equipment can be readily
located. H. F. Hodges,
Acting Chairman, Isthmian Canal Commission.
Second Vice-President, Panama Railroad Company.
Board of Local Inspectors.
Culebra, C. Z., October 18, 1910.
Mr. C. J. Anderson,
Cristobal, C. 7.
Under authority conferred upon me by Executive
Order of the President No. 1131. dated October 2, 1909,
you are hereby appointed a member of the Board of
Local Inspectors, for the performance of the duties
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prescribed therein. Respectfully,
H. F. Hodges, Acting Chairman
Sale of Public Buildings.
Culebra, C. Z-, October 17, 1910.
Sealed proposals for the purchase of the following
Isthmian Canal Commission buildings located in the
Santa Cruz-Las Cascadas-Bas Obispo district will be
received at this office until 3 p. m., Saturday, October
29. 1910, and then opened:
203 Storeroom, Central Division.
240 Laborers' barrack.
205 Storeroom, Quartermaster's Department.
206 Laborers' barrack.
207 Range closet.
208 Laborers' barrack.
209 Laborers' barrack.
210 Rest house.
211 Range closet.
212 Laborers' barrack.
213 Laborers' barr.ick.
214 Range closet.
215 Laborers' barrack.
216 Laborers' barrack.
217 Storeroom, Quartermaster's Department.
218 Gold married quarters.
219 Storeroom, Subsistence Department.
221 Silver married quarters.
222 Silver married quarters.
223 Silver married quarters.
224 Bath and closet.
225 Gold bachelor quarters.
226 Silver married quarters.
227 Gold bachelor quarters.
228 Silver married quarters.
229 Laborers' barrack.
230 Laborers' barrack.
231 Laborers' barrack.
232 Gold married quarters.
233 Laborers' barrack.
234 Gold married quarters.
235 Laborers' barrack.
236 Silver married quarters.
237 Laborers' barrack.
238 Laborers' barrack.
239 Laborers' barrack.
Proposals will be received for each building or for the
entire number. A deposit of fifty dollars ($50) fj s.
currency will be required to accompany each bid.
The successful bidder to make payment in full upon
receipt of award. Buildings to be removed by the
successful bidder within a period of ninety (90) days
from date of award. Proposals will be expressed in
U. S. current v.
Proposals will be mailed in a sealed envelope marked
on such envelope "Proposals for the purchase of Isth-
mian Canal Commission buildings, located at Santa
Cruz, to be opened at 3 p. m., Saturday, October 29,
1910," and addressed to the Chief Quartermaster, Isth-
mian Canal Commission, Culebra, C. Z.
The Government reserves the right to accept or
reject any or all bids or any part thereof.
For further information apply to the District Quarter-
in. istcr. Las Cascadas; the Assistant District Quarter-
master. Bas Obispo, or to this office.
C. A. Devol, Chief Quartermaster.
The following vessels arrived at and departed from
the port of Balboa during the weekending October 15:
Arrivals — October 9, Ecuador, from Guayaquil;
October 10, San Josi, from San Francisco; October 14,
Ucayali, and Limari, from south ports; Pennsylvania,
from San Francisco,
Departures — October 9, Chile, to south ports; Marian,
to intermediate ports; October 12, Peru, to San Fran
cisco; October 13, Hornelen, to Puget Sound; October
14, U.S. S. Vicksburg to north ports.
October 26, 1910
THE CANAL RECORD
Activities of the Young Men's Christian Asso-
The standing in the chess tournament is as follows:
The discussion club met on Wednesday evening;
subject, "Climate and Diet," under the leadership of
Mr. Kramer. Mr. Smith of Gatun will have charge of
the next meeting; his subject will be, "Fellowship."
The discussions will be extended four weeks due to the
An informal social was held at the clubhouse on
Wednesday evening. The program was as follows:
Piano duet, Mrs. Carlson and Mr. Howard; reading,
Mrs. Kirpatric; violin solo, Mr. Talty; mixed quartet,
Mrs. Jacobs. Miss Lee, Messrs. Case and Kramer;
reading, Mr. Kearns of Cristobal; cornet solo, Mr.
Schildhauer; reading, Mr. Kearns. After the program
was over, refreshments were served, after which every
one joined in singing.
The duckpin tournament will open on the first of
December. The alleys are open now for those who
desire to get ready for the tournament. Men desiring
to enter should leave their names at the desk or see
Mr. Dougherty, who is in charge of the alleys.
The billiard tournament will open early next month.
The bowling match between the second teams of the
Empire and Culebra associations resulted in Empire
taking two out of three games. Following are the
Fleischman.. 180 134 123
Haves 139 142 179
H uttle 160 123 168
R. Koperski 123 135.. . .
Mengle 153 112 160
Total 755 646 779
Gustavson. 142 172 176
Nicodemus 124 181 171
Goldsmith. 138 135 165
Giavelli. . . 150 199 !59
Bardelson 175 159 153
Total. . . 729 846 824
The Empire Musical and Dramatic Society will give
an entertainment at Gorgona on October 26, at Culebra,
on the 28th, and at Gatun on November 3.
At the meeting of the discussion club led by Mr,
Freeman on October 26, the topic was "Leadership,"
The regular meeting of the literary and debating
society will be held on October 28. An interesting
program is being prepared by the committee.
The Cristobal basketball team plays the Empire
team at Empire on Saturday night, October 29.
The discussion club was led by J. D. Safford last
week and his subject. "Leadership," was generally dis-
The opening of the Isthmian Basketball League
occurred onSaturday night. Empire tooka well played
game from the Gorgona five. The line-up wasasfollows:
Empire. Position. Gorgona.
Eason Forward Ridge
King Forward Hodson
Bartholomew, Capt. . . Center Strippling
McCollum Guard Calvitt, Capt.
Seaton Guard Foster
Summary: Empire, 34; Gorgona, 17. Goals by
Bartholomew 9; King. 3; McCollum, 4; Strippling, 3;
Ridge, 2. Foul goals by Bartholomew, 2; Strippling. 4;
Ridge, 1; Hodson. 2. Referee, Christopherson. Um-
pire, Charnley. Scorer. Clements. Timer. Warr.
Time of halves, 20 minutes. Basketball practice
nights are Monday and Thursday at 8 o'clock. All
men are invited to come out and try for the team and
help Gorgona win.
The bowling scores of 200. or over, for the week
follow: Misal. 200. 208; Halderman, 202; White, 224;
Bordt, 203; McConaughey. 200.
The second team took two out of three games from
the Cristobal second team on Saturday night. Scores:
Stoehr 126 156 121 Barrett 121 157 161
Misal 129 119 108
Frances 149 143 162
Varenkamp.. 159 161 178
Bordt 158 186 135
Blackburn. 141 140 155
Hess 149 133 119
Adams. ... 121 160 159
Weston. . . 178 161 191
Total 721 765 704 Total... 710 751 785
Next Saturday the Empire first team rolls the Gor-
gona first team.
Sunday. October 29, is the regular Sunday song serv-
ice night. All are urged to come. There will be an
address and special music.
The program at" the "social" and smoker held at the
clubhouse on Thursday, October 20. included a sketch
by the Empire Stock Company entitled "The Hypno-
tist," tenor solo by Samuel Perkins, sleight-of-hand work
by R. Prados, comic duet by Messrs. King and Cullen,
and a sketch by F. B. Young, followed by songs in
which Mr. Young was assisted by a male chorus.
C. C. Carr, principal of the high school, led the dis-
cussion club meeting on Friday night; subject, "The
College Man." The meeting this week will be led by
J. Dwight Safford of the Camp Elliott Y. M. C. A.;
The Empire Musical and Dramatic Club will give an
entertainment on the night of November 3. presenting
the program published in The Canal Record of
A class in Spanish is in process of organization and
any member of the Y. M. C A. is eligible for member-
A duckpin tournament will be held during the month
Louis DePoorter wishes to meet any man on the
Isthmus for the pool championship of the Isthmus.
Archie O. Ludwig, the new physical director, was
introduced to the members at the smoker held on the
night of October 20.
Tuesday night the Cristobal council met and planned
some changes in the association building as well as an
extension of the work.
The first and second basketball teams had a lively
game Thursday night, the first team winning. At a
meeting of the first team, J. H. Weller was elected
captain for the Isthmian Interassociation Basketball
The Empire Musical and Dramatic Society gave an
enjoyable entertainment at the clubhouse on Friday
night, October 21. The program published in The
Canal Record of October 12 was carried out.
The bowling game Saturday night between the first
teams of Gorgona and Cristobal resulted in the latter
winning all three games. The scores were:
Roper 158 156 192
Stewart 96 170 107
White 133 182 172
Halderman. . 142 151 131
Otis. . 150 173 160
Bullard. . . 185 182 168
Rabbitt. . . 134 164 146
Collins 192 157 176
Burns, T. . 127 178 204
Thomas. . . 165 160 162
Total 679 832 762 Total... 803 841 856
Cristobal has risen from last to third place in the past
two weeks. Empire and Gatun only leading.
Dr. Claude C. Pierce will conduct the discussion
club this week with the subject of "Shall We Be Vac-
cinated?" All are invited to attend and take part.
The Cristobal Y. M. C. A. pressing club was author-
ized by the executive council last week and will be
started on November 1. Tickets entitling the holder
to have four suits pressed a month will be sold for
SI- 50. These must be purchased in advance and no
work will be done unless a ticket is held. Single suits
will be cared for at the rate of 75 cents, or two suits
The Canal Z»ne clubhouses gave an outing for the
boys' department on Saturday, October 22. Sixty boys
were taken to Toro Point and under the care of the
physical directors enjoyed the day swimming, playing
games, and rambling among the cocoanut trees.
At the basketball league game on Saturday night
between Cristobal and Culebra, the score for the first
half was 31 to 18 in favor of Cristobal, and in the second
half the score was 22 to 12 in Cristobal's favor. Total
Cristobal 53, Culebra, 30. The line-up was as follows:
Culebra. - Position. Cristobal.
Cushing Forward Sartor
Purchase Forward Prather
Vifquain Center Yifquain
Case Guard Luce
Koperski Guard Weller. Capt.
Summary: Goals, Cushing; Purchase, 2; Yifquain,
5; Koperski. 1; Sartor, 6; Prather. 3; Vifquain. 6. Goals
from fouls. Prather, 3. Fouls. Cushing. 3; Purchase. 2;
Vifquain, 1; Koperski. 1; Prather. 2; Luce, 2.
STATISTICAL REPORT FOR SEPTEMBER.
Total membership 1 ,895
Total number of bowling games 6,877
Number different tournaments 11
Total number tournament players 212
Total number pool and billiard games 16.704
Total income from soda fountains S2.822.39
Number different men using gymnasiums. . . 223
Total attendance of men using gymnasiums. 1,272
Number enrolled in chess and checker clubs. 68
Number enrolled in glee clubs 19
Number enrolled in dramatic and minstrel
Number enrolled in camera clubs 23
Number enrolled in Bible or discussion clubs 2X2
Number of members of libraries 732
Total number of books withdrawn 2.009
Number of lectures 3
Number of imported entertainments 13
Number of local entertainments 11
Attendance 1 ,960
Number functions outside association man-
Number afternoons for women 37
Number evening functions to which women
Number different men on committees 192
Number of men called on in hospitals 164
Number of letters written at public tables. . 4,921
Total attendance at buildings 69,397
Average attendance per day 2,300
Number of beds used during the month. . . . 434
Number of members r 78
Number of afternoons for boys 74
Average attendance per afternoon 48
Total attendance in systematic gymnasium
Outings and other special features ■. . . . 2
Rainfall from October 1 to 22, Inclusive.
MIDNIGHT TO MIDNIGHT.
Pacific Section —
Central Section —
Atlantic Section —
♦To 5 p. m., October 21.
Ancon. C. Z.. October 26. 1910.
The following insufficiently addressed letters origi-
nating in the United States and its possessions have been
received in the office of the Director of Posts and may
be secured upon request of the addressee:
LETTERS UNCALLED FOR OCTOBER 19, 1910.
Abramson, john_(pkg.) Goodloe. George W.
Blunt, William T.
Cane. Edward J.. Jr.
Cannon. Mrs. P. 1.
Cash. John H.
Connelly, John Edward
Dickinson, Mrs. Thomas
Doyle. Mrs. Rosa
Durfee. Oscar S.
Freelove. Mrs. Charles
Futardo. J. P.
Golden, J. P.
Holstein, O. A.
Kelly. M. A.
Kelly, Harold Stanford
McCoin, L. C.
Macdonald, Mrs. D. B.
McEvers. E. H.
Neindorff. F. R.
Richards, Mrs. Ella
Rittenhouse, Charles E.
Waldron, James E.
LETTERS UNCALLED FOR OCTOBER 26. 1910.
Bowlen. Morris Edward Holstein. O. A.
Burroughs. Hugh M.
Campbell. Geo. M.
Chesbro. Claud L.
Earle, J. Clarence
Fletcher. R. S.
Graves. Mrs. H. S.
Halleck, H. G.
Hull. John B.
Kaufmann. R. H.
Lingle, G. L.
McGowan, Mrs. Lena
Oates. Mrs. Octavia
Pflueger. Mrs. Helen B.
Russell. Mrs. F. D.
Stevens. Miss Margaret
Tabor, Miss L. A.
The following vessels arrived at and departed from
the port of Balboa during the week ending October 22 :
Arrivals — October 16. Peru, from south ports; Rn-
panco from south ports; October 17. Stanley Dollar,
from San Francisco; October 19, Arica, from Guayaquil ;
October 22. Pcctan, from Port Harford.
Departures — October 15. Ecuador, to Guayaquil;
October 17, Ucayali, to south ports; October 18. San
Jos?, to San Francisco; October 19. Limari, to south
ports; October 22, Pennsylvania, to San Francisco.
THE CANAL RECORD
Vol. IV., No. 9.
Thanksgiving Fruit Cakes.
Cristobal. C. Z., October. 22, 1910.
Fruit cakes for Thanksgiving are now ready for
delivery, and orders for the same at SI each will be
taken. Eugene T. Wilson,
Retail prices of cold storage provisions for the week
beginning October 26.
Mutton — Stewing, per pound 7
Shoulder, neck trimmed off, (4 lbs. and
over) , pet pound 10
Entire forequarters (not trimmed) 10
pounds and over, per pound 9
Legs, (8- to 10 pounds), per pound ... 19
Cutlets, per pound 20
Short cut chops, per pound 22
Lamb — Stewinc. per pound 7
Entire forequarters. neck trimmed off,
per pound 10
Legs (5 to 8 pounds), per pound 24
Chops, per pound 26
Cutiets per pound 26
Veal — Stewing, per pounH 10
Shoulder for roasting (not under 4
pounds) , per pound IS
Loin for roasting, per pound 19
'"'hops, per pound 22
Cutlets, per pound 26
Pork cuts, per pound 22
Beef — Suet, per pound 2
Soup, per pound 5
Stew, per pound 9
Corned, per pound 12, 14. 16
Chuck roast, (3 pounds and over), per
Pot roast, per pound 15
Rib-roast, second cut (not under 3%
pounds), per pound 18
Rib roast, first cut (not under 3 pounds).
per pound 20
Sirloin roast, per pound 21
Rump roast, per pound 21
Porterhouse roast , per pound 21
Steak, Chuck, per pound 14
Round, per pound 15
Rib, per pound 20
Sirloin, per pound 21
Porterhouse, per pound 21
Rump, per pound 21
Tenderloin, per pound 24
Livers — Beef, per pound
Sausage — Pork, per pound
Bologna, per pound
Frankfurter, per pound
Leberwurst, per pound
Sweet bread — Veal, per pound
Beef, per pound
Eggs, fresh , dozen
Eggs, fresh, % dozen only
Bluefish, fresh, per pound
Cod. fresh, per pound
Halibut, fresh, per pound
POULTRY AND GAME.
Chickens — Fancy Roasting, large, each
Fowls, each 70, 82, 93, 1 . 04,
Ducks, large, each
Turkeys, per pound .
Geese, fatted, each
Pheasants, each 70,
CURED AND PICKLED MEATS.
Ham — English York Cut, per pound
German, Westphalia, per pound
Sugar cured, per pound
Sugar cured, sliced, per pound
Half, for boiling, per pound
Boiled, per pound
Hocks, per pound
Bacon — Breakfast, whole piece, per pound
Breakfast, sliced, per pound
Beef. salt, family, per pound
Pork, salt, family, per pound
Ox tongues, each
Pigs' feet, per pound
tongues, per pound
Mutton, mess, per pound
Butter — Creamery special, per pound
Cheese — Roquefort, per pound
Philadelphia Cream, cake
Young America, per pound
Swiss, per pound
Camembert, in 2-pound tins, tin
Camerabert, in ij-pound tins, tin
Gouda, per pound
Parmesan, per pound
ttilk. Brlarcliff, bottle
VEGETABLES AND FRUITS.
Beets, per pound
Celery, per head ...
Carrots, per pound
Cabbage, per pound
Cucumbers, per pouud. .
Cauliflower, per pound
Lettuce, per head 5
Onions, per pound
Potatoes, white, per pound
sweet, per pound
Squash, per pound
Tomatoes, per pound
Turnips, per pound
Yams, per pound
Apples, per pound
Grapes, per pound
Grape fruit, each
Limes, per 100
Oranges, per dozen
. 7, 10
MOVEMENT OF OCEAN VESSELS.
^Indicates reduction from last list,
♦♦Indicates 5 cents allowed for returr rrf botti j .
"("Indicates advance on last list.
tSold only fiom Commissaries; no orders taken for
Supplies for Cana. Work.
The following steamers wit'.i supplL-. for the Ltbmian
Canal Commission arrived at the ports of Cr i^obal
and Colon during the weeks ending October lo, and
Atrato, October 9, from New York, with 1 r pieces
plate frogs, 57 pieces steel angles. 15 casks zinc for
stock; 226 pieces steel angles for Mechanical Division.
Massachusetts, October 10, from New York, with
27.550 barrels cement for Atlantic Division; 113.800
bags cement for Pacific Division.
Luchana, October 11, from Jacksonville, with 3,213
pieces piling for stock.
Allianca, October 11, from New York, with 21 bar-
rels sea coal facing, 953 pieces pipe. 12 cases calcium
carbide, 47 cases air brake material, 10 barrels com-
pound, 294 pieces pine lumber, 43 bars steel, 120 coili
hose, 245 kegs bolts and rivets, 100 rolls roofing paper,
174 reels wire rope, 19 cases brass and copper tubes,
13 bundles peavies, 32 cases toe calks for stock; 48 car
wheels, 10 pieces machinery for Pacific Division; 250
cases glassware for Sanitary Department; 569 pieces
castings, 124 pieces steel. 24 cases incandescent lamps,
244 barrels fire brick for Mechanical Division; 38
pieces castings, 22 pieces cable chain for Central Divi-
sion; and a miscellaneous cargo, the whole consisting
of 4,350 packages, weighing 445 tons.
Abangarez, October 13, from New Orleans, with 142
crates fire brick, 869 pieces lumber, 50 cases switches.
51 packages cant hooks for stock; 33 pieces lumber for
Mechanical Division; 390 tons dump car parts for
Cristobal shops (for erection).
Otto Sverdrup, October 13, from Norfolk, with 50
drums paint for stock. .
Metapan, October 14. from New Yo$k, with 23 cases
ledger paper, 25 bundles strawboard, 394 drums engine
oil for stock; 1 pile driver, 22 packages castings, 48
bales dredging sleeves for Atlantic division.
Colon, October 17, from New York, with 95 pieces
steel, 155 cases soap, 30 cases tackle blocks. 44 cases
steel, 110 kegs rivets, 27 barrels valves and fittings.
15 cases valves and fittings, 100 cases soap powder. 300
cases toilet paper, 49 cases babbit metal, 17 cases tools,
306 packages switch parts for stock; 12 crates dredge
parts for Pacific Division; 18 cases drugs for Sanitary
Department; 200 pieces car couplers, 28 pieces cable
chains, 16 barrels crucibles for Mechanical Division;
18 barrels rubber hose, 7 cases rubber hose for Atlantic
Division; and a miscellaneous cargo, the whole con-
sist ing of 1,730 packages, weighing 2 73 tons.
Prinz Joachim, October 17, from New York, with 7
cases ledger paper for stock.
Ancon, October 20, from New York, with 25.350
barrels cement for Atlantic Division; 101,400 bags ce-
ment for Pacific Division; 105 drums paint for stock.
Atenas, October 20, from New Orleans, with 858
crates fire brick, 921 pieces car stakes for stock; 615
pieces pine lumber for Atlantic Division; 395 tons
dump car parts for Cristobal shops (for erection).
Zacapa, October 21, from New York, with 50 bales
oakum for stock.
The following table shows the time of high and low
tides at Panama for the week ending November 2, 1910,
(75th meridian lime):
November, 1 ....
November 2 . . . .
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 Rail-
road Company's dates being subject to change:
NEW YORK TO CRISTOBAL.
P. R. R. Saturday Oct. 22
P. R. R. Friday Oct. 28
P. R. R. Friday Nov. 4
P. R. R. Thursday Nov. 10
P. R. R. Wednesday. . .Nov. 16
P. R. R. Tuesday ... . Nov. 22
P. R. R. Monday Nov. 28
CRISTOBAL TO NEW YORK.
P. R. R. Thur:day Oct. 27
P. R. R. Saturday Oct. 29
.P. R. R. Friday Nov. 4
.P. R. R Thursday Nov. 10
Allianca. . . .
Advance . . .
Panama. . . .
Colon P. R. R. Wednesday.. Nov. 16
Advance P. R. R. Tuesd ly Nov. 22
Panama P. R. R. Monday Nov. 28
Allianca P. R. R. Sunday Dec. 4
Colon P. R. R. Saturday Dec. 10
A fortnightly service of the Cristobal and Ancon will
be maintained as nearly as possible, leaving Cristobal
on or about the 4th and 25th of each month. Due
notice of the sailings of these ships from the Isthmus
will be given. On the outward voyage these ships sail
from the pier at the foot of 12th street, Hoboken, N. J.
NEW YORK TO COLON.
Almirante U. F C. Thursday Oct. 20
Prinz Aug. Wilhelm. . .H.-A. . ..Saturday Oct. 22