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1. The Castle of Gold.

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2. The Raids of the Buccaneers.. .............................................

3. Capture of Porto Bello..............

4. The Fall of Old Panama.............

5. The Fall of Old Panama. (Poem.)...

110.

6. Tbe Founding of New Panama ....

... 116.

7. The Isthmian Bubble of 1698.......

121.

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, 1875..............

US, 1000.............................. ......

13. Night of Horror in April, 1856......

158.

14. Attempts to Pierce Isthmus......

170.

15. DeLesseps-His Great Scheme.....

172.

16. Mutterings of Separation...........

204.

17. In the Throes of R

207.

18. "Ringing the 'Belles.”................

215.

19. Polyglot Panama............

20. Story of the Youngest Republic......

21. The Canal in American Hands....................................

22. Not by a Dam Site..........................................................

276.

2. Taking No Chances ............. .....................................

24. How About it To-day .....................

25. The King Pin of the Canal....... .......

20. Panama's Morals in the '70 s............

340.

27. Beyond the Chagres (Poem).

343.

28. Uncle Sam's Isthmian Domain.......

344.

29. Teaching Canal Zone Youth...... .................

350.

30. The Isthmian Water Supply...

353.

31. Revenue End of the Zone........

358.

32. The Guardians of the Zone......

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362.

33. The Pearl Industry of Panama...

366.

284.
293.

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366.

375.

Page. 34. The New Palace and Theatre.......

370. 35. The Pan-American Railroad......

373. 36. Panama's Diplomatic Corps.... ... 37. Coins from Old Panama...........

378. 38. Official Band of the I. C. C. ..............................................

389. 39. The Club Houses of the Zone...

392. 40. Rondel (Poem.).................

395. 41. Piping Oil Across Isthmus.....

396. 42. Panama of the Present Day.............

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

414. (b)---Mining Laws..........

418. 43. Tourists' Department..........

433. 44. Churches, Societies and Clubs.........

454. 45. Officials of Rep. of Panama. I. C.C. and P. R. R.....

167. 46. Classified Business Directory of Panama. ................................

477. 47. Classified Business Directory of Colon...... 48. Directory of the Canal Zone...... 49. Camp Elliott........... ....

519. 50. Addenda .

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LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.

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Page. Frontispiece----Present Isthmian (anal Commission. 1. Ruins of Santo Domingo Church.... 2. The Bells of (ruces ......................................... U, 3. Group of Native Belles.............

IOUP 01 U V C DUIION......... ........................................ 4. Market Street, Panama.. ............. ............... 5. Entrance to Panana Cemeteries..... 6, Country Seene 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 Garde na.......

102. 13. Palm Trees at Ancon...... 14. Early Scene on Seawall, Panama .. ............. 15. View of Shipping, Colon.........

....... .... 16. Panama Policemen.... 17. Ancon Hospital.........

137. 18. Shipping Bananas at Bohio..........

.. 144. 19. I. C. C. Sanitarium, Taboga Island.

. 153, 20. Tower at David, R. P...........

........ .............. 21. Birds-eye View of Culebra (1)............

160.

109.

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123.

155.

164,

249.

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Page. Scene on Panama Railroad in '55. 23. Ancon Hospital Entrance...........

167.

174. 24. Corozal.......................... 25. Birds-eye View of Culebra (2)....

181. 26. American Quarters, ('ulebra......

188. 27. Old Atlantic Entrance to Canal.....

192. 28. Pacific Entrance to Canal.......

193. 29. View of Gorgona............

199. 30. I. C. C. Hospital, Colon......

206. 31. Before the Trenches in Panama....

210. 32. Sinking of the Lautaro...

214. 33. General Alban Entering (Polon

217. 34. General Perdomo ..........

»20 35. P. R. R. Station at Empire......

2.22. 36. Scene in Colon in '55............

230 37. Plaza Bolivar, David, Chiriqui..

236. 33. President and Mrs. Amador......

243. 39. José Domingo de Obaldia............................................ 40. Scene on the Fiquene River, Darien 41. Map of the Isthmus......................... 42. President Roosevelt and Hotel Tivoli..........

271. 43. Old Administration Building, Panama..

278. 14. Administration Building, Culebra.........

286. 45. Trains Hauling Excavations ..........

294. 46. Bas Obispo ('ut. ..................

302. 47. Army Engineers..... ........ . ................... ......................

304. 48. A Canal Dredge......

311. 49. Steam Shovel Loading Train.......

320. 50. A Scene on the Chagres River.............. 51. Inauguration of Water Works System, Panama ....

356. 52. Canal Zone Post-office, Cristobal..

361. 53. Police Station, Cristobal.....

364, 54. New Palace and Theatre.....

371. 55. Diplomatic Corps ..........

3378. 56. Alejandro Dutary.....

395. 57. J. F. de la Ossi............

400. 58. Tableau of S:tions......

427. 59. Donaldo Velasco, Author, “The War on the Isthmus".... ........... 444. 60. Dr. Facundo Mutis Duran.........

........................ 61. United States Marines at Camp Elliott ....

519. 62. Star & lIerald Building.....

522

267.

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472.

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THE PUBLISHER'S ANNOUNCEMENT.

In submitting this, the first edition of the Pilot and Guide, the publisher does so, with the firm belief that it will meet with the approbation of its readers. He has departed somewhat from the beaten path of this class of books for the express purpose of meeting an insistent public demand, that of a work that will enable people interested in Panama and the Isthmian Canal to gain a clear and adequate conception of what has occurred, and is now taking place. Books have been published, and some of them very good ones, on various phases of Isthmian history and events, but the publisher has tried and believes that he has succeeded in massing more "meat of the Isthmian cocoanut," than has ever before been printed between the covers of a book whose title page bears the well known name of “Panama.”

To accomplish this end has been no small task. It has been a case of book-building from the ground up. Information and facts had to be hunted out of musty

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