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.... pfafe . 47, of in in D&C Photos by T. Gordon Massecar Youngsters wait their turns to ride carrousel at Ontario Beach Park. 195 Seconds of Fantasy By CHUCK FREADHOFF The menagerie twirls, frozen with mannequin precision. precision. For 3 minutes and 15 seconds seconds the lions, tigers, ostriches, ostriches, fish and, of course, the horses spin around the organ, a ringmaster as old as the 87-year-old 87-year-old 87-year-old 87-year-old 87-year-old carousel itself. itself. The old wooden floor that surrounds it creaks when you walk across. It has turned black under a million footsteps. footsteps. Only a few customers who came to the lady in the booth and bought 20-cent 20-cent 20-cent tickets for rides. If it's too hot, business slackens, said Andy Palumbo, owner of the Carousel in Ontario Ontario Beach Park. It's the oldest carousel in continuous operation in the world, Palumbo said. He and his brother, Dominic, bought it six years ago. He sat on one of the old benches and watched the animals twirl rapidly around the never-ending never-ending never-ending never-ending wooden circle. The carousel was made in Germany "Each one of those horses was hand carved, and the seats, too," he said. The carousel is open from June 1 to just past Labor Day. So far it's more of a pastime than a source of wealth, Palumbo said. They haven't made much money in the years they've operated the merry-go-round. merry-go-round. merry-go-round. merry-go-round. merry-go-round. When the beach opens, and it's declared safe for swimming, "maybe the golden egg will drop," he said. Slowly the whirl of colors Owner Andy Palumbo and carved lion. began to turn itself into statue animals again as the carrousel carrousel wound to a stop. The loud music died. Maurren Dottin of Toronto followed her sister's children off the merry-go-round merry-go-round merry-go-round merry-go-round merry-go-round and sat on one of the rough, uneven, uneven, plank benches. "I think I could get on and ride all day," she said. "It's a real nostalgia thing. It's fantastic there are so few of them left." "It was a whole social gath ering place," she said about when she was a teenager. There's only one change she noticed. The rings catch brass ring, get a free ride aren't there any more. The carousel wound up again, like a turntable suddenly suddenly switched back to life. Outside, where old men and young kids sit in the shade of the trees, you can't really hear the carousel's music, and the whirling animals are only an outline. Rochester, jury from Victor of homicide second-degree second-degree the and $3,392. death killed the was additional felony first-degree , not the term the homicide of because killer The seven v 3:30 272 the lunch yesterday all of The submitted assist Dist. of asked defendant said the John court-assigned counsel, that accidental. that made effort Tyo defendant's on Kennedy arguments Aug. The whose

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  1. Democrat and Chronicle,
  2. 11 Jul 1973, Wed,
  3. Metro,
  4. Page 26

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