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CANAL ZONE PILOT

GUIDE TO THE

REPUBLIC OF PANAMA

AND

CLASSIFIED BUSINESS DIRECTORY

EDITED BY

WILLIAM C.. HASKINS

PRESENT ISTHMIAN CANAL COMMISSION, UNDER WHOSE DIRECTION THE ECLIPSING CF ALL RECORDS FOR

EARTH AND ROCK EXCAVATION OCCURRED IN CECEMBER, 1907, AND AGAIN IN JANUARY, 1908.

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1. The Castle of Gold..... 2. The Raids of the Buccaneers.. 3. Capture of Porto Bello... 4. The Fall of Old Panama.. 5. The Fall of Old Panama, (Poem.) 6. The Founding of New Panama 7. The Isthmian Bubble of 1698. 8. Trouble with Indians, 1710-1790.. 9. Independence from Spain, 1821. 10. The Isthmus in the Days of '49.. 11. Lola Montez “ of Paris and Panama.". 12, Oceans Linked by Steel Ribbons, 1855.. 13. Night of Horror in April, 1856. 14. Attempts to Pierce Isthmus. 15. DeLesseps--His Great Scheme.. 16. Mutterings of Separation...... 17. In the Throes of Revolution.. 18. "Ringing the 'Belles.". 19. Polyglot Panama........ 20. Story of the Youngest Republic.. 21. The Canal in American Hands. 22. Not by a Dam Site......... 23. Taking No ('hances 24. How About it To-day?. 25. The King Pin of the Canal. 26. Panama's Morals in the '70s.. 27. Beyond the Chagres (Poem)..... 28. Uncle Sam's Isthmian Domain... 29. Teaching Canal Zone Youth.... 30. The Isthmian Water Supply. 31. Revenue End of the Zone.... 32. The Guardians of the Zone.... 33. Pearl Industry of Panama.

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34. The New Palace and Theatre.......
35. The Pan-American Railroad..
36. Panama's Diplomatic ('orps....
37. Coins from Old Panama......
38. Official Band of the I. C.C.
39. The Club Houses of the Zone.
40. Rondel (Poem.)......
41. Piping Oil Across Isthmus.
42. Panama of the Present Day.

(a)--Public Land Laws.......

(b)-Mining Laws..... 43. Tourists' Department...... 44. Churches, Societies and Clubs.. 45. Officials of Rep. of Panama, I. (. C., and P. R. R. 46. Classitied Business Directory of Panama. 47. Classified Business Directory of Colon... 48. Directory of the Canal Zone. 49, Camp Elliott........... 50. Addenda

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LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.

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Frontispiece-Present Isthmian Canal Commission.
1. Ruins of Santo Domingo Church.......
2. The Bells of Cruces
3. Group of Native Belles.
4. Market Street, Panama..
5. Entrance to l'anama Cemeteries..
6. Country Scene in Panama Republic......
7. Cathedral Park, Panama.
8. Santa Ana Park, Panama..
9. Scene on Beach, Colon.....
10. Panorama of Panama City.....
11. Taboga Village......
12. Chinese Vegetable Garden, Panama..
13. Palm Trees at Ancon.......
14. Early Scene on Seawall, Panama
15. View of Shipping, Colon.....
16. Panama Policemen.........
17. Ancon Hospital......
18. Shipping Bananas at Bohio.
19. I. C. C. Sanitarium, Taboga Island......
20. Tower at David, R. P.

Birdseyo View of Culebra (1).

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22. Scenc on Panama Railroad in '55....
23. Ancon Hospital Entrance.
24. Corozal...
35. Birds-eye View of Culebra (2).....
26. American Quarters, Culebra.....
27. Old Atlantic Entrance to Canal.
28. Pacific Entrance to Canal...
29. View of Gorgona..
30. I. C. C. Hospital, Colon...
31. Before the Trenches in Panama.
32. Sinking of the Lautaro....
33. General Alban Entering Colon
34. General Perdomo.......
35. P. R. R. Station at Empire..
36. Scene in Colon in '55..
37. Plaza Bolivar, David, Chiriqui..
38. President and Mrs. Ainador..
39. José Domingo de Obaldia...
40. Scene on the Fiquene River, Darien..
41. Map of the Isthmus....
42. President Roosevelt and Hotel Tivoli..
43. Old Administration Building. Panama..
44. Administration Building, Culebra....
45. Trains Hauling Excavations.
46. Bas Obispo Cut..
47. Army Engineers.
48. A Canal Dredge.......
49. Steam Shovel Loading Train.......
50. A Scene on the Chagres River.......
51. Inauguration of Water Works System, Panama
52. Canal Zone Post-otlice, Cristobal..
53. Police Station, Cristobal.
54. New Palace and Theatre.
55. Diplomatic Corps
56. Alejandro Dutary.
57. J. F. de la Ossa....
58. Tableau of Nations...
59. Donaldo Velasco, Author, “ The War on the Isthmus".
60. Dr. Facundo Mutis Duran.....
61, United States Marines at Camp Elliott
62. Star & Herald Building...

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