Disneyland Opens

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22,000 Guests Dazzled by As Fabulous 'Disneyland' - r A P t n i h l l ' A o u c h Con n i n g t h h s u m - aliened a cleanup hills-- Inc forelsn and t n m i l i t a r y m u m wiit*-. f r n r r p r o d u f l i f i c a t i o n ami o n ] p p i « l n l i o n . e r a t i o n o h u p p to level l i c h c m i l n p , PJver h n v o .in id consider ship proposal. r n l l v would t i l n e x t year any for -chool cons d e r snrlal secur- well a.* proposed u g e e Admission for a . hiil nuhndy l-i t h n t w h e t h - push- n d s on Tic- Hou.«P r n iD-Tcvj onld R r p u l i l l - listed p i e r a n s dependent*, n t o m l c a hi|i e i l r n p l v e n out by Sen. the Ilc- o n h i l t h . The vet- m u r p lias r , hut Senn It can !JB ihrlr f i n a n c e f n r n r l l o n even o the Ilrst d for 10 c h a n c e s r p has at-h^diiled w h i c h ll r c d - d o w n v f r - Jlun t h a t th« m e r r e c o m m l H e e r i z f n merclmni phlp hul thf-r** yrl - hill flllHl^d d r l y varv- k t h n i If i h c nnd other t h c v S e n a t e In form. l r n n li"'.] n h o u r r - p to r l i i i r p n u l i It nrTt yr.ir br- n ] e l e c t i o n f»- m i . m A N A H E I M , Calif.. July 17.--(AP) The 17 m i l l i o n doliiir Dl.ir.ey land, n r n m b m a t on w o r l d ' i fair and Arab Arab i a n N l R h i B d e d i c a t e d lo t h e dtllcM of children, opened todny, A yo.ir a p o t h e s e 160 ncrei eon- t n l n f d 11,000 oranpe trri'.v /Today 22,000 Invited fiupftn n w a r m e j t h r o u g h , t h e Ratea a n d were dazzled dazzled by t h e wnndtra of yi'nte.ntny nntl t o m o r r o w , concocted hy ( h e 1m- n c l r i H i l o n nf Wall Disney and h l i fellow creator*. "ll was n i p nnd lurk but we mm it." fdghrd Disney. Pressed n p p r o p r a t f J y for the h ^ i weather. he Creeled n f r t V f t l A In Upht blue sl.irks, w h i l e a h l r i wllh rod polka !ot* .ind l a h i t l a n Ftraw hnl. I l r mrmetl A f t t l s f l e d RH he nur- vrvpd hi* rra!m, even t h o u p h It F M l l needs a few f l n l s h l n j ; touches. "W won't have nomn of the rlde.i point; u n t i l t h e public Inc lomorrow," the movie remnrked. "The Peter Pan f l l f i h t H W f t y p d too much no we enn't U"e It yet But we'll soon have everything In .ihnpo." Everywhere t h e r e were Blsns oT the last minute rlnh. A painter put f i n d ] ( o u r H P c on the m n r q u e p of the Disneyland operti hnunc. Work- em unloaded c r n t P i In the t u r n - o l - t h r - c p n t u r y stores nlonc Main ntreel nnd a crane hovered over the Mad H o t t e r tea p a r t y ride. But mo«t or t h e f n n l a s t l c pmuae- mpnt p a r k WHA f l n i n h e d enough to p r o v i d e «hpe,r Joy for t h e children of t h e I n v i t e d f i l m plar.i, civic and b u t i n e B s o f f i c i a l s , and pre'n, Amor.p t h e notables o ^ R l I n g the fllf;hta: Pebble Reynolds and Eddie Fisher, Irene, punne, Calf Slorm, Georpe ( S u p p r m n n ) P.eevr^. Robert Ctimmlncs. Geoi^e Gohel, nnrt. of course, FPM Pai kcr, w l i o played T e n n p i f f p p ' a Dnvy Crockelt In lh,* D l n n e y TV *erle"-. A m o n p t h e d l c n l t n r l p n on hand for Ihr n a t i o n w i d e telecast ot the o p e n l n c "'ere two R-overnors, Goodw Goodw i n K n i g h t of C a l i f o r n i a and Frnnk Clement* of Tennessee. Govern OP Clemcnt-i flew out for the occanlon, e x p l a i n i n g to Plsney: " A f t e r your Davy C i o r n k " l l f i l m 1 feel 1 k p n p n i t nt I h K p ' ^ r c " 1'lltlr civ r n n n j l i , t ) » f c n r - i | * i \ e r e C i r r i r i | liv ,n f l n m l p i ' t T n n u l l i n . in^ .M If l i n y Mnii«.t \ lie Fl.nr M'hn at.irtcd nirii"y'B cmpirr. A t o p the entrance nnd circllnc tlie e n t i r e park sre r a i l r o a d traekn on which travel t w o Hleani t r a l n n , one la · ii|\-car Irelcht train and t h f other Is a m n l H i u r e replica of. a pas- F P n c f r train. Like most of Disneyland Disneyland t h e y were reproduced In *·" pciilt Rl v l n r ft wonderland e f f e c t to t h s e n t i r e park. The Kuest* walked Into ft c i t y pquarr of the 1POO era, bounded hy an old t i m e railroad ntatlon. city hall and f i r e u l a t l o n , oprra home n n t l o t h e r m e r r h n n t h i u * r ^ . Fli n « i r n n ' l * « f t e pln\ I n R n lid b r i p h l b u n t nc i l r r o r n l r d e v e r y - llilnr. A u n l k flown nit In s t r r p l p r o d n r e d Flic h d f l l c h t s a» an au- t h r n t l c p e n n y n r c n d r . nn old f a s h - ioned ice crenm parlor and a silent movie hoii«e ndvertldlnp Mich fltnrs n s Mabel N o r m n n d and W l l l i n m S. Hart. The n l c k e l o d e n n f e a t u r e d *lx i l l f F r t p n l screens whl*h could be seen f r o m th« r p n l e r of the darken- pd s r p n i n m l r t Ihe p l u n k i n g of a r a c t l m e piano. f u r t h e r to ths c i t y i h " p r p v I c H p i n p ^ n » l o t h e Pi'll" 1 ' l . l l i d . f r n n i i\ h i r h r x ^ ,'n'ii i;i*;it i i - T l n i F In on" in i - i i i Aih · n ' M i f j n n ' l , d o m - b\ r\ I'iir° Talumn h'i1 ron- \ n i l - n i n f ; l-Onni. N ' o r i i v t)n u p r s l s p led a b o a r d "iich r i v e r b o n l s n* i h e A m n z n n I!rl. Mill cfirrouifl of 72 Implnc; horsen w ed In (he r e n t e r nd all H were rlden feitturlnj: famrd Disney characters. There wan n f l y l circle of Dumbo elephant*, Mr. motor cur ride, Ca'ey Jr.'n ride, Some were noi j'et T u n c t l o t h e premier b u t w o r k e r i s h l y frtttlnf,' t h e m i public opening tomorrow. Planey BPempd not at nil perturb- ed by lh* u n f i n l i h ^ d pnrk. "1 don't expect the plfice r v p r be f l n l n h ^ d , " he "That's what 1 Ilk* about tt--ihnt It will nlwaya he crowing." W l l h n yntr'H frantic e f f ready hln loni; tlmp drfam behind him. he waa rukrd what he w i next. "Oh, I don't need any vacation." he replied. "I've cot i h h i R n s t u d ' o u n d p r conirol; I apond my time her* for a while." It would a p p e a r t h a enjoyn D l n n p y l a n d the tilmneif. nnd Nile P r J n r r n s f o r a i p l n e l i n e rlile pa*t wild hlppov elr- p h n n l i tn*l r r o r O f l l l P H . nil p l a s t i c rep rep l l r n r . The r i r t r rmled w i t h n A w a t e r f a l l and e m p t i e d "eriCrr* n i t r i d e niillx-e. A Imsh w n o H e n Ins K i m r d r i t h e e n t r a n c e to land. H p r p t h r o n l o o k P r n were Im- pin:*p(l bv Pni'V rrr»cliett'* m u t e i l m : n [ml i n '· i l U f ' v il h n i l T'.fl- | ,\ r . n l i , n 1 l " i - i ^ l i ' i " Ir'inl" 1 ! ^ I ' n n n -mi] n i l in 11 l i - f t .*'% Or] Or] i , n , « i.'ii'e. Ai n il'ick H l u n c - i d f i h e e l e r , t h e M a r k T w a i n . T n H i u r r n w l n n i l o f f e r e d t h r asprcts of a w o r l d ' s f a i r w l l h Hi r n ^ r n d i n j ; f n i i n U l i i s H P t l f u l ' i r . s t i c b u i l d i n g s . h l b l t s of the w n r l r l of t n m i r r n w -\ni\ r h l l H r e n d i o ^ * 1 t i n y c**olliir pnwer- rd B t n n » on n m In la ( U i T h e y n e r ^ i l ^ n w h l x k f d o n n t r i p tn t h * m n n n \ |.l n mll.'tl'; rilnvlp. P u t . n « D I H H P V h i m n r i f a c i r P B . 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