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v-v'. w w mm v'wwi o,i. . VARIABLE -CLOUDINESS Low, 50; High, 70 79TH YEAR-214 SEVEN CENTS OTTAWA, FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 1964 .- - y - " . ; ".h?Jt SIXTY-EIGHT PAGES Excitement Reigns Just Outside Ottawa at Leonard The (otawa Journal Children Flood 'Ex' A tidal wave of childhood excitement flooded Lansdowne Park this morning at th gates swung open and the wrapt cam off the "more for "64" version of the Central Canada Exhibition. 1 CCEA president Howard Henry and General Manager Jack Clarke were on hand (harp at nine o'clock to greet the fair' firtt visitor and present him with Its official symbol a toy elephant. -WAITED SINCE DAWN It went to 11 -year-old David Moir, of 62 Rosedale Avenue, who, with hundreds of other excited youngsters, had been anxiously waiting and peering through the Lansdowne gates sine dawn. ' , The massive army of young In Cyprus Shaky NICOSIA (AP) Renewed fighting between Greek- and Turklsh-Cypriots, and government charge that - Turkish planes flew over Cyprus, threat-, ened today to shatter the shaky truce om this Mediterranean is- . No casualties--' were reported fat the flghtmr Thursday near Ktlma In aeuthwest Cyprus. Shooting tmaange ' of of . " Shooting between the communal factions lasted about sa hour, a UN spokesman said. . - Turkish reconnaissance flights were reported in the Kokkina- Maneoura area where two weeks ago Greek - Cyprtot ad vances on Turkish positions triggered retaliatory, air strikes by Turkey. A UN - sponsored cease-fire has been m effect since the Turkish assaults. - Tuntey Bad agreed to suspend Us reconnaissance mis sions but warned that hew at tacks by Greek-Cypriots would wad to then resumption. ' The sudden visit here of Greek Defence Minister Petros Garoufalias roused speculation. He said Thursday . night after arriving from Athens that , he would speak with President Ma karios and inspect Greece's M6-maa army contingent, based on the island under the UM treaty which granted independence to Cyprus. . Saturday's JOURNAL V TEENS BUILD . S2MM HOME Technical students at Rideeu High School have built, an - all-electric bungalow in Alt Vista. Photostory in Saturday Section. -. N -Thinking" Holiday Thirty-five high school studenu Spent the Summer In creative thought They were here on a Science Seminar. Saturday Section. . Ottawa Profiles Interviews with Major R. F. Wodehouse, Curator of War Collections at the National Gallery; and George Follis, CS staff-training specialist - ' . Going to the Dogs So you've bought puppy, and now you're wondering aboot showing him? Well. the why's and how's of dog shows are explained In the Saturday Section. t; Segal Ferry The service that plies between Rockcllffe and Gatineau haa been an Ottawa institution for close to 90 years. Saturday Section. Spade and Trowel Watering arid sprinkling prioritise (and the lawn comes :last!). y ;!' ; fry swarmed into the midway, eager to enjoy the new-to-Ottawa prand of excitement being served up by Amuse ments of America. - Yards of hot dogs, gallons soft drinks, and huge gobs candy floss were-waiting for them. OFFICIALS CONFIDENT i Officials of this the 71st Ex were confident last year's at tendance figure of 36,406 for the day would be topped. The record is 92.004 set In 1962. Judging got under way this morning or horticultural exhibits, poultry and horses. The official opening la set for this evening with Prime Minister Pearson doing the honors at ,6.30 p.m., in the Assembly Hal). rs Truce There were rumors, however, that Garoufalias had come to persuade Mekarios to reject an offer of Soviet military aid, pledged in case of a Turkish at tack. A Greek-Cypriot delega tion was expected to depart a for Moscow for talks on the subject " The f, Ms-member, UN peace keeping fore made Its strong est shew of force on Cyprus Thursday, A ' task force tore apart three Turkish-Cypriot po sitions n Nicosia in a move to create a greater no-man's land between opposing sides. . Kills Four Americans SAIGON (AP) Four Amer leans were killed and Souu Vietnamese troops suffered heavy losses in a Communist ambush Thursday night while the Saigon government pre pared for more hostile student demonstrations. X The Americans, military ad visers to a South Vietnamese Infantry unit were killed in Kien Hoa province south of Saigon while the outfit was searching for Viet Cong guerrillas who overran the military outpost of Phu Tuc Thursday. Guerrillas killed seven of the N Vietna mese defending the Phu Tuc oost end wounded IS. -. A lane number ' of South Vietnamese soldiers were i ported killed in Thursday night's ambush, but figures re not Immediately availa ble. ' . " 1 PINECREST AREA Mayor's Housing Hopes Doomed , Mayor Whitton'a hopes"" tor) expanding Pinecrest Terrace have been doomed ey creauon of Ontario's new Housing Cor poration. ; ' I 1 Announcement of the new egency wu made Thursday at Toronto by Premier Roberts and Economics . Minister JUo-dsll. It it to take over from municipalities the task of providing public housing' throughout Ontario. .. At Toronto, tdday, H, W. Suters, - exeilve director of the new corporation, said mass housing projects will bw-avoided In favor of housing scattered through the municipality. V. .''' v A As , A Three Killed InManivaki Area Crash ! ; Twa Amanrnnc eTle& . . Four Otheri Hurt 1 MANIWAKI (Special penons, ' including twq Amerk-cans were killed and lour others injured In a bead - on collislba on a ' rain slicked highway. 27 miles northeast of . here Thursday afternoon. - ' ? . Dead are Thomas Larcae. 4s, of Grand Remeua, driver of mm et the earst Beajamla. Suss. n. f FbJshlng. NY. driver ef the aecead car, and a pass eager la his ear Philip Drugea, M, ef Elizabeth, NJ. Injured were Laurier Larche, of Grand Remous; CliHord Bak er, 24. of Elisabeth: Gerry St Jacques 'and Leon Huard, both believed to be from the Gasps area of Quebec. 1 Mr. Baker was reported in critical condition at Mont Laurier Hospital with undetermined Injuries, and Mr. Huard was reported In fair condition with a fractured skull and abrasions. The other two men were treated and released. ? ' The accident occurred about 1 p.m. oa a curve, oa. Highway ll-tt shortly after a heavy rain had fallen m the area. Wit- nesses said the pavement was very slippery,-- " The three Americana were re turning to Mont Laurier from a fishing trip m La Verendrye Park, while. Mr. Larche, his son and the two other men, who were apparently .hltchhik lag, were travellini to Grand Re mous.: ... r '. Coroner Dr. J. T.' L'Ecuyer of Maniwakl said an Inquest would open today otto the triple fatality. - . He denied suggestions that the corporation could impose public housing In any part of any municipality since It, tike private developers, - would be bound by municipal coning bylaws ' which map out areas where multiple or public housing could be boat,1 1 . Basic thinking, on public housing now is to have it Integrated in future housing projects.' ' "We would go to builder and ask for a price for say quarter of the houses to be - scattered . throughout his development and then feat I these as public houslng.' hi aid. ;' Track ' Scene of this MASSEY TELLS EDUCATION PARLEY: Canada Beset by Problems But Tolerance Will Prevail By The Canadian Frees Canada's first - native-born governor general said today tie believes a hereditary sense of tolerance and compromise wiU ultimately help in settling the problems now facing the country.. .t . ftt Hon. Vincent . Massey told the opening session of the Third Commonwealth Educa tion Conference that Canada is passing through period experienced by most countries and federations of .' constitutional and political strain and readjustment to a new equi librium- , . ' . ; ... . ' ' The hereditary sense of to!-' erance and compromise which has enabled us to carry on over the generations will, I have no doubt, ultimately help us to settle the questions which today beset us," he said. , -HARD SCHOOL' . . ' V . "We have learned tolerance in a hard and practical school." Mr. Massey said that compromise In Canadian life, however, has always somewhat blurred Canadians' image of themselves and had often discouraged bold' Initiatives in nation-building. ' He called Confederation one of the great political experiments with which Canadians have been concerned. ' . "Although our loose federal constitutional structure, with vast areas of power, vested m the -provincial governments, has sometimes made it difficult to tackle some national prob lems, K haa allowed the establishment and development of a single state, in which .the two major European cultures and t host of. minorities have coexisted and flourished." - 'M COMPLICATED PATTERN ' Mr. Massey ssid Canada nas a complicated national pattern. - "We are a land of many cultures. There is a large French part, a large English pert and host of smaller ethnic parts. "Evwy part by Itself, is CHINA SEES BRIGH T PROSPECTS Cbnqo . By WILLIAM L. RYAN ' . Red Chinese Influence Is growing In the former French Congo. Peking agents seem Intent on transforming H Into base for revolution In Central and West Africa."; '-.-, . ( .'.! Braisaville. capital of the Congo fttpubltcv provides bead quarters for what seems to be a mastermind committee of the .rebellion! In the other Congo, to the east, against the Leopold- villa government K Red China may aee bright prospects for the spread of rev eod urn I. Morning's Derailment at Leonard minority,' separata and dis tinct"."'- --;'.': ' The formed diplomat and university cluncellor who.-was Governor General from IBM to 1959, said Quebec is the borne eif French culture in North America, and "so is more than just one of our 10 prov inces." "Some say our plural society Is' mosaic;, others call it a salad." ' - J w.-; . He wid that following the recent wave of - immigrants from Europe, the newcomers had not been reshaped; differ ences were welcomed la Can ada. V He also noted that Canadian life wu influenced to an extent Canadians sometimes real ized by it being a northern country. Problems as well as advantages were-derived from being flanked by two great world powers and two oceans. Mr. Massey stressed that Canada is a monarchy and has been since its .begirning, whether the Crown wss French or English. Now the Crown of HEADS WOMEN'S GROUP WINNIPEG (CP) Mrs. M. J. Sabia of St Catharines, OnC. Friday was elected president of the 1 1,000-member Cenadian Federation of University Wom en at the group's triennial conference here. She succeeds Miss Margaret E. MacLellan of Ottawa. vr":4 ;v fnside The Journal Billy Graham ..... m . . . , . ...... IS '".4 Classified Ads i Comics ..-aar..,v tX M Croaswore .'.Vk..v. ... X3 Editorials Financial ......,.,.,. I Kllgallea .............. g Sparta IB-It Ted 'Me Why ......... v 4 TV, Radio ............ SI Theatres .' 14 Weather S I , Women's News at Your Hearth ............ SS r i Photo by Vincent Base for Red Revolution? oiutkmary .violence from seeds! planted tat the two Congo. Portuguese Angola to the south Is a prime 'target . . . n Rebels holding a large chunk of the eastern area of Leopold-ville Congo, Including the city of Stanleyville, refer to their forces as "the people's libera tion army." The Red Chinese apply the same' name to their rmyA'n nt..y . i(jV IMPORTANT HUB Evidently, the antf Leopold-ville '.uprising gets significant help from Braiasville, an tm Moony Dirtj Crack 4 the kingdom of Canada was Canadian. - "We are really not at young or shapeless 'country. We are m our fourth century of settlement and are about to celebrate the 100 th anniversary of our constitution." : ' Egyptian Swim TORONTO (CP) - Officials forcibly i dragged the 22-year- old Dutch swimmer, Judith de Nys, out of Lake Ontario today as the exhausted girl started swimming In circles only four miles (rom the end of the Ca nadian National Exhibition 22- mile marathon swim, f " ; They pulled her aboard a boat after she bad refused repeated pleas . to give up - the swim after a liule more than it torturous hours In the bone-chilling water. She was In -sec ond place ' half-a-mile behind brawny Egyptian ' Abdul Latif Abou Helf. Mary Lou Whltwell, 21. of Ottawa, succumbed to" the gruelling temperatures shortly before 5 a.m., just 12 miles from the goal with the lights of Toronto in sight of her escort boats. .v'.t Italian Red ' Leader Dead ROME (Reuters) Palmira Togliattl, leader of Italy's Communist Party, died In Yalta to day, his party headquarters here announced. - Togliattl. 71, suffered a brain hemorrhage in the Crimea eight days ago while on a holiday trip. . : Earlier today Ms condition was said to have worsened. . , "A -V'.i;:;'H'-?;-v v;,. -, porunt transport hub for, all Central Africa. It Is headquar ters tor an-'orgenltatloa called the National Council for Libera tion of The Congo. This group Issues communiques on the progress of rebellion m the neighboring Congo, end describes itself ai devoted to "Lumumb-Ism." Patrice Lumumba, a pro-Com'munlst premier of Leopold-villa.' was murdered hi 1M1. Premier MoiM Tshombe' m Leopoldvllle complained .this week of "mtsrference from cer tain foreign countries la the (Journal tovMorart I The x Injured Here is a partial list of the injured people in this morning's truck-train crash: Taken to St. Louis Hospital: - Miss Clementine Combaz, St Boniface, Man fair condition; Rev, CoaLMSjwIs, Ayl mer, critical; " ' Mrs. A. Sibley. 223 Mactaren Street, Ottawa, fain Miss Mara . Karnube, 513 Brittany Drive. Ottawa, fair. ' . Mrs. Bernard Strean, Ottawa, fain Miss Helen Murdie. 31S Hoimwood Avenue, " Ottawa, raiir . : Mrs. White, no address, critical: Sister Gabrielle. a Franciscan nun, no address, fair. Miss Maria Paula, in cood condition; ' . Mrs. Michael Freedman. 209 Irving Avenue, treated and re- Gov't Troops Drive Back LEOPOLD VI LLE wP A fierce Congolese Army counterattack has driven Communist-backed rebels out of a portion of the shantytown . African quarter of Bukavu, according tn messages reaching here today. They ssid Col Leonard Mu-lamba's soldiers, reinforced by about 150 men airlifted by U.S Air Force planes from Leopold ville, struck Thursday night at the rebel ring closing around them. , Mulatnba and his garrison of BOO men had been pushed into the European quarter of Bukavu, the last important city in Northeastern Congo not held by rebels. ' ; SNOW IN SCOTLAND INVERNESS W Stlow fell Thursday In the Scottish Highlands. . -. ,"- . .. :1 ; service of Communist China, such as Braisaville Congo and Burundi." Burundi hi to the east of Leopoidville Congo. ' The Braisaville regime is heeded by President Alton Massemba Debet who ov threw conservative Fulbert You-knl a year ago. While members of Ms cabinet make lurid Mars 1st pronouncement. Massembe-Debet be treading water m a seaof confusion. Turn is Page I CONGO yiredl Tram ' 'A At least seven persons were reported sunea at Leonard, 10 CPR rail miles east of Ottawa, when a heavy truck slam-. med into the side of a fast express passenger train at 8.30 a.m. sending the fourth coach careening sideways into trees. Eyewitnesses said sev eral persons were thrown from the windows oi tne derailed coach as it slid crazily into a field, snapping several trees in its path. TRUCKER KILLED The driver of the truck was reported killed. Immediately the whole Ottawa area went into emergency gear. Almost every available ambulance and several medical teams were rushed to the the town's general store, only a few hundred foot from the crash scene at a level crossing la the middle ef the emal town, was Into aa emergency taL. - - persons were report-. ed critically injured and at least 2S Required treatment "The Injured were being given emergency treatment at the general store sod then rushed to hospitals in Ottawa by ambulance. At IMS am. IfN bad been admitted Levis Marie de Hospital, two of them as critical condition. Another half dozen were at General Hospital, but none was reported in serious condition. EXPECT MORE Both hospitals were expecting more, crash, victims as ambulances started a shuttle service back and -forth to Leonard, 22 miles by road. Many of the ambulances were taking medical help back to the scene after bringing , injured into the hospitals. , ' The truck was loaded with grave, drlrer. witnesses said, wa train and mangled under the buried m his own gravel. , HIT DINING CAR It Is believed the truck struck the buffet dining car where some 25 persons were having breakfast oa the popular CPR traia no 212, a five-car eariy , morning express to Montreal. , Roderlrk Laleode, static agent at Navaa, said he talked te some ef the swvtvers aad they toM him the buffet , ear "Just went craiy." Alto, he said, some of the dead were covered with gravel. FIRE HITS CAR Police and firefighters were rushed to the scene from all over the Immediate Ottawa area. Thsre were reports of a lire from the dining car kitchen. Mrs. E. L, Burpee, el 13 ' Park Read, wife ef aa Ottawa chartered ar renal eat, was ana of ike survivor from the dialog rar. . - I was having breakfast", -she said "My milk was spilled all over me. I saw my son ' fallmg towards the floor and . I jumped down beside him." She ssid she saw a sheet of flame shoot out ; of the kitchen, biA could remember little more a the coach start- ed tti crary ride .ecross the ' field. ;- :i Mrs. Burpee said she was appalled at the mangled bodies around ner as she crawled from the wreck. ;:..".'.,. The derailed car smashed through a small cement build- " ing beside the track and cam to rest at an angle, still almost upright against, three Urge trees which stopped It from ramming Into a house about 25 feet away. - BILL BECOMES LAW WASHINGTON (AP) - President Johnson signed Into law . Thursday a SMi.SM.Me ami. poverty bIH Intended to Improve living -condition for millions of Americans. The mesture wraps up a bundle of programs, designed W give jobs to Mle youths, help low-income families get oil relief and provide literary ant job training.

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