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Monday, August 31, 1964
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MONDAY, AUGUST 31, 18M i . .. 2t A West End grandmother who clalmi aba hat never even won bingo game, Saturday night, wa "terrified" at she learned the won the I3S.0M model home, complete with car, in the Exhibition draw. The warning- ticket picked out of the drum by linger Andy Williams was : held by Mrs. Edith Amnion, of let Cowley Avenue. "There was a crowd around say bouse when I came home about II.M p.m.," Mrs. Amnion said. "I saw a white station wagon at the house and thought it was the police. The first 7, , ., ' . - a good 11 per cent better than any other year, said CCE general manager Jack 'Clarke. The president and the general manager were both pleased with every aspect of this yeer's Ex. They praised grandstand (how performers Red Skelton 'V and Andy Williams, and the midway operaled by Aailr stents of America. .' SIGN MIDWAY CONTIACT ' A new one-year contract that will bring Amusements of America back- next year eras signed Friday. "It s the best. Tse Ottawa Journal - 1 r -t -e -- -.-p-r- r-rrvf"l"', "" 'T .'.'J""'''"'"'"! r"",,"',' We don't want to lose it," said president Henry, explaining the fast signing with the midway, which played the Ottawa Ex for the first time this year. . While thai year' g r a stead performers were still ea stage. Ex organisers have Goldwater Campaign Key Set NEWPORT BEACH. Calif., Johnson's (AP) Republican presidential nominee Berry Goldwater winds up s week-long floating vacation today after staking out foreign policy as key target in his campaign against presi dent Johnson. . 1 Goldwater and his wife were due to cruise beck to Newport Beech aboard their borrowed motor vacht, tne sunoance. They have been cruising south- am California's coastal waters mee Tuesday. Goldwater said tt would be his last respite fore the Nov. 1 election. Politically, Goldwater has been silent most of the time, but twice he has fired shhvto-ahore selves s tt president foreign policy. He said the speech with which Johnson accepted the Democra tic presidential nomination last Thursday "eras a clear with- TOLL RISES ' .:, ' HOUSTON, Tex,' (AP)Hous-ton'a toll of suspected encepiial-ttis sleeping sickness cases rase to 411 Sunday, with IS new cases reported during the 34-hour period ending at noon. Dr. C. A. Pigfordi city health officer; said the epideml'. is at its peak. Since the outbreak was first described as an epidemic July U, the number of deaths attributed to the St Loula encephalitis virus bat climbed steadily tothe present 1, i r'i-' . v V;- drawal from leadership in in ternational- affairs." ' Saturday he accused Johnson of trying to "avoid all ques tions regarding foreign policy.' Ha demanded that the president teU the U.S. "Just bow deeply we have been' involved in the runaway rioting and governmental musical chairs going on lit south Viet Nam." ( ';. I' - (See Page T);'- r ,. LEAVES FOB. ACCRA V . BERLIN (Reuters) Ghsns isn Foreign . Minister Kojo Botsio left East Berlin by sir for Accra Sunday after several weeks In East eGrmany. the West . German . news, agency VTA IVUUIICU. The Aronson Family in Mother's New Home In the picture art Mr.'ifld Mrs. 'Aronton, their daughters Marilyn and Jacqueline, and Marilyn's jlaughter, Kelly. $35,000 Windfall for West End Woman thing 1 thought was there had. The Amnions twin daugh an accident I was terrified." WELCOMING NEIGHBORS But the crowd was made up of neighbors, out to offer their congratulations. The white station wagon belonged to a radio station, out for an interview. Sunday morning. Mrs. Arson-son and her bus bind, John, a retired postal department accountant, were at Lansd o w n a Park looking over their prises. Len Coulter, in charge of the draw for the Exhibition and Ot tawa Shriners, was turn over the keys. ters, . Jacqueline and Marilyn, and their husbands, were along to watch., " "I don't. think I'll keep the bouse." said Mrs. Aranson. "We have a house now end all aiy friends live ia that neighborhood. I think we'll stay there." Deal target to teB them year sews in law are quitting work and aievlag kt with yea, qnlpped sea la law Brian Deyle a Mrs. Arsnssn talked. Mr. Aronton had not yet decided about the -car and hir- CCEA Seeks More Space to Thrive i n '65' ATTENDANCE .IM4 IW Friday H.421 M.4M Saturday .... TMM IIS.01 Monday .... 1UJST n,MI TMedey M,4IT HTT7 ,' Wedneeday U2I 7U Thursday ... 7t,7M M.7Q Friday n, UM Setarday .... M,U M,tll Totals ...... ,m,m With a new attendance record set Jor the "biggest eight-day fair in North America" and organisers calling tt the best ever, ' plans are already being made for a better Ottawa Ex next year and another near attendance record. One thing this year's Central Canada Exhibition, proved is that Laasdowne Park la bo longer big enough. The Ex association will start working on park expansion this year, with 1967 objective of an additional N acres and multt-purpoie coll- "There were II rides that we couldn't find room for on the grounds," said association president Alderman Howard, Henry - at press conference Saturday "We are getting too crowded." This year's total' attendance - for the eight .days waa eTT.IM. 'Teffified r GraMmother fms Ex Dream Home, Car niture that goes with the three-bedroom bouse. "I'd like to keep the car," she said, "but my husband doesn't want to drive." Aa cameras clicked and whirred at Mrs. Aronson. she turned to her family and excitedly' said: "Look at me. I'm . a celebrity." The house will be moved to a foundation prepared near Leitrim. .Still excited, Mrs. A r o n son Sunday was not certain of anything. With the completely furnished home goes a year's supply of free bread. "We don't each much bread. Maybe they'll give us pies or something." PAID LITTLE ATTENTION The Aronsons were at Wilson's' Comers. Que., when the bouse draw was made. "I heard the radio say Andy Williams was Just about to make the draw for the house." said Mr. Aronson, an expert bridge player. "1 turned It down a little and didn't pay attention wnen tne drew the ticket." Long time residents of Ot tawa, the Amnions have bought a ticket on the Ex house every year, but' say they never tx pected to wm. J . ... been tooklng far "top Bee" on asrtalpere far next year. ' "EnterUiners who can project themselves enough to take on an open-air show In from of 10.0M people are few and far between," said Mr. Henry. "It's going to be hard to do better than Skelton end Williams but we'll try." Vice-president Gordon Band said there was one p r e b lent. Spsce. . . . "We'll have to cut down en the number of small concessions next yeer," Mr. Band said. "There Isn't enough roadway space beweea the concessions snd people sometimes were Jammed during busy periods." The wider roadways weald mean fewer teddy bear booths witk garnet of chance, Mr. Band said. He hoped the re would be no need to cut down on the number of rides. NOT ANGRY AT V WEATHERMAN v V 'Although there wet two bed days during the Ex, Saturday and Tuesday, nobody was angry at the weatherman. "It was the beet weather this year," s 1 1 d The VI II. r rr: ... ''.II st , i - J--ii v. I ' ' - V',. ' tl Jr l " ' r i'itwi year meant more work for the St. John Ambulance first aid post and the Ottawa Boy Scouts Lost Children's Tent. Both re ported an average of 2M per sons per day helped, t ' -. . Increased crowds this States In Most of the St John business is in helping upset stomachs and exhaustion, and new this year were scores of insect bitei. believed to be from . wssps around the open air restaurants. The Boy Scouts desl with chil dren who can t find their parents, and vice-vena. Mr. Clarke said this year the Ex had a ' completely accident free record. He credited the careful maintenance or tne midway for helping the show to stay accident free. - "There wes a small fire In a' motor on one of the rides." Mr. Henry added. "It would, have taken any other show at least a day to get it operating again, but it only took this show sn hour-and-a-half. They have their own machine shop and are maintenance conscious." 1 1 H - .Ji-uriMl Photo bjt Domuiioa Wlao) DREAM HOME WINNER GETS HER KEY 1 1 'TV .-. - Shriner Len Coulter, right, presents key to Mr. and Mrs. John Aronson. (Journal photo by Dominion Wltfoi :MfSHtiufflfflorelh '64 There were rides sitting sa assembled ready Is be put wp if then were any real break-"downs la ether equipment 1 Mr. Henry said. He had ne complaint with the midway er any other part el the Ex. The slogan for this year's Et wa) "We'N show you more M Orgsniiers haven't come up with anything definite la the slogan line yet for 'J. but says Mr. Henry: ''We'll stilt show you mere." J , Red China To Boycott Summit TOKYO (AP) Communist China has announced officially R will boycott a Sovtet-spon-sored conference . to plan t world Communist meeting. It ays the day such ' meeting Is held "will go down in history as the day of uv great split la the international Communist movement." ' ' Peking accused the Soviet Union of siding with the United recent Gulf of Tonkin crisis Hy actively tup-porting the U.SN attempt to intervene in Viet. Nam through the United Nations." Red China's charge was contained ln. letter dated Aug. N m which the central commit tee of the Chinese Communist party turned down a Soviet invitation to a scheduled Dec. It planning conference. ; The official Ne China hew agency broadcast the reply P.eking was one of U Commit- ... j ... x. V-aiS j.a k a-AJiA.a.aiJ,A a a a . nist parties invited to lay the groundwork for a meeting of II Communist parties next sum mer. , ; ;.. , .... f: " J Red 'China also accused the United States of opening up new "speciel warfare" theatre in Africe. , South Viet-Nam Ii the "big-grit testing ground of U.S. special warfare," the 1 broadcast taid, but tdoed that American campaigns also were under way in Venezuela and Colombia.

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