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  • BONDS CALLED FOR REDEMPTION
  • Dividend Meetings
  • Architects Add Associate
  • Brooklyn Real Estate Men Name Ernst as President
  • Foreign Exchange Rates; BANKNOTE RATES
  • 1-YEAR MATURITIES ARE $87,786,654,976
  • COTTON FUTURES ADVANCE IN WEEK; Pace Set by Distant Months for General Increases
  • BUILDING AWARDS UP 12% IN AUGUST; Total Tops 4 Billion for the 4th Consecutive Month Public Work Up Sharply
  • Session in Realty Course Set
  • 1832 'Village' Property in Deal
  • H.K. Porter Elects President
  • ARRIVAL OF BUYERS
  • TRADING IN GRAINS SHOWS SHARP RISE; Possible U.S. Sales to Soviet Spark Record Volume
  • Advertising: Political Groups Woo Agencies; Declaration Awaited Creative Workshop Cosmetics Surge Accounts ...
  • International Loans Listed for Week
  • WEEKLY GRAIN MARKET
  • Hardware Show to Display Imported Israeli Products
  • Sinclair Takes Delivery Of First Algerian Oil Here
  • Wardrobe of Watches for Women
  • Home Loan Bank Issue Set
  • Architects of World Finance to Study Structural Repair This Week in Washington; OBSCURE GROUPS PLAY ...
  • DURO-TEST REPORTS PROFITS AT RECORD; LONDONTOWN MANUFACTURING
  • Personal Finance: 300,000 Checks Bounce Each Day; Identification Required Charge Accounts Involved Banks ...
  • Dayton Steel Buys Fayette
  • U.S. Is Working to Turn Red Ink Into Black; Program Is Pressed in Effort to Bring About a Surplus But ...
  • Trading Begins Today In Holiday Inns Stocks
  • ISRAEL INCREASING HER EXPORTS TO U.S.
  • Man-in-the-Street Takes Gold Problem in Stride; What's All the Fuss About? Those German Chickens or ...
  • PAYMENT LEDGER IS DOUBLE-ENTRY; Accountant's View Is Given of Monetary Bookkeeping Debits Outlined Matter ...
  • London Bullion Market Handles Majority of World's Gold Sales
  • WORLD BANK CUTS ITS LOAN VOLUME; Fiscal-Year Figures Issued on Eve of Annual Meeting Governors to Meet
  • Uranium Found in U.A.R.
  • Bread Grain Output Raised by Germany
  • STOCKS IN LONDON DECLINE SLIGHTLY; Business and Political News Weighed by Investors-- Index Falls by ...
  • British Banker Assails U.S. Bid to Tax Securities; Sir George Bolton Criticizes American Move to Curb ...
  • Insurers Challenge Connecticut Rules; INSURERS BATTLE CONNECTICUT LAW
  • Varied Remedies Offered for Monetary Ills; Wide Disagreement Is Seen on Solution to Payments Lag Problem ...
  • Assembly Products Elects
  • U.S. Foreign Payments: Persistent Deficit Worries Officials; Public Is Unconcerned; IMBALANCE SWAYS ...
  • U.S. IS PERTURBED BY CANADA CURBS; Signs of Continuing Trend to Economic Nationalism Prompting Concern ...
  • State's Top Political Football: The Governor's Financial Policy; Democrats Center Attempts to Tarnish ...
  • United Fruit Shifting From Stems to Bunches in Shipping Bananas; BANANA SHIPPING BEING REVAMPED Additional ...
  • BIG IMPORT CLIMB FORESEEN IN ASIA; Unit of U.N. Notes Area Also Seeks Export Gain South Korean Growth ...
  • Wave Sweeps Coed to Death
  • UTILITY CONTEST ENDED IN CANADA; B.C. Electric Takeover Price Raised by $4,286,233 Attorney General's View
  • Washing Machines Called Major Cause Of Note Mutilation; Detergent Action
  • Reckless Driving Charge Made Against McDowell
  • The Forecasting Derby; Business Economists First in the Race With Prediction of Year of Expansion Contrast ...
  • ORDERS FOR STEEL SHOW GAINS AGAIN; Bookings Reach 55 to 60% of Production Capacity-- Some Mills Disappointed ...
  • Youngstown Raises Bar Product Prices
  • McCluskey Wins Auto Title With a Triumph in Indiana
  • Frankfurt Mother Arrested In Death of Crippled Son
  • BOXER GOES TO TOP IN 1,408-DOG SHOW; Long Island Dog Fanciers Prove Show Must Go On
  • LARIS GAINS VICTORY IN A.A.U. 3-MILE RUN
  • U.S.C. and Arkansas Head Football Casualties; MOST TOP TEAMS TRIUMPH EASILY Oklahoma Gains Prestige-- ...
  • Musial Goes Out Way He Came In: With Pair of Hits
  • 2 More Trotting Stars Likely to Go to France
  • BRITISH TRACKMEN DEFEAT RUSSIANS; Crowd Derides Losers as Two-Day Meet Ends
  • King Wins in Sunfish Sailing
  • ANNETTE SCHNEIDER GAINS SHOW HONORS
  • Tom Davis, Yastrzemski Capture Batting Crowns
  • Miss Bardahl Wins Race At Lake Tahoe, U.S. Title
  • METS LOSE BY 13-4 TO COLTS' ROOKIES; Houston Starts 8 First-Year Players--Bearnarth Takes Final Loss of Season
  • 3 Soccer Games Postponed
  • Bouton Will Get Series Workout Today Under Game Conditions; Food, Etc., Occupy Idle Yankees
  • Orioles Drop Hitchcock as Manager After Finishing 4th; NO REPLACEMENT CHOSEN BY TEAM Club Says Pilot ...
  • OSUNA, MISS HARD WIN TENNIS FINALS
  • GAMECOCK II TAKES ELIHU ROOT TROPHY
  • Carter to Fight Archer In Garden on Oct. 25
  • SPAHN WINDS UP SEASON IN STYLE; Wins No. 350--Drysdale, Peters Fail to Get No. 20
  • Rangers Rout St. Paul, 12-3
  • PACKERS' AERIALS BEAT COLTS, 31-20; Dowler's Receptions Spark Rally in Second Half
  • Rote's Passing Decisive; STATISTICS OF THE GAME
  • SYKES TAKES FINAL IN CRUMP CUP GOLF
  • Rudhof Outpoints Campari
  • Sports of The Times; A Matter of Value Double Vision A Solution? A Team Man
  • Indians Acquire McMahon
  • Nye's Carina Gains Trophy With Second-Place Finish
  • Mickey Wright Sets Record In Winning 'Own' Tourney
  • Canada Beats U.S., 2-0, In French Field Hockey
  • Nature Books
  • 4TH-PERIOD RALLY TOPS CARDS, 23-10; Ferguson's Running Paces 17-Point Steeler Surge-- Michaels Kicks ...
  • VIKINGS SET RECORD IN ROUTING 49ERS; STATISTICS OF THE GAME
  • Children Are Interested In Their Mothers' Jobs; Strong Imprint Will Continue Career
  • BEAR PASS ATTACK TRIPS LIONS, 37-21; Wade Throws for 3 Scores and Runs for a Fourth
  • PASSES BY RYAN SINK RAMS, 20-6; Cleveland Takes 3d in Row --Jim Brown Gets Score Redskins Top Cowboys, ...
  • U.S. Fashions To Tour Orient
  • Food News: The Season For Grapes
  • NEW YORK MAKES 5 INTERCEPTIONS; Morrison Scores 3 Times, Once on 71-Yard Run-- Offensive Line Excels ...
  • Broncos Triumph, 14-10; STATISTICS OF THE GAME
  • Venetian Glass Goes on Exhibit
  • M'CRACKEN SCORES CHURCH ROLE IN U.S.
  • 5,000 Methodists Urged at Rally To Press for Civil Rights Action
  • New Printers' Fund Trustee
  • Episcopalian Marks 30 Years Without Fanfare; Dr. Kennedy Tells Story of Career From Pianist at Vespers ...
  • Furnished Home For Leisure Use Offered by Store
  • Dinner Menu for Tonight
  • Fashion Tip
  • Specialty of New Shop Is Luxurious Fabrics
  • PREJUDICE FOUND TO INFECT SOCIETY; St. Patrick's Priest Lauds Vatican Council as Contrast Erosion of ...
  • Lost Boy Scout Found Dead
  • McKeon Charges State Lag In U.S. Retraining Program
  • Worker Killed in Mine Fall
  • JAPANESE LINE BUYS SWING-TAIL PLANES
  • Dr. Read Says the Teaching Of Faith Lies in the Home
  • 3 Pittsburgh Area Plants Struck by Steelworkers
  • EDIFICE DESIGNED FOR ITS NEIGHBORS; Park Ave. Christian Parish House Begins Dedication Built for Community
  • Mahalia Jackson Honored
  • Visible Satellite
  • Plane in Emergency Landing
  • Pollen Count
  • HARBOR TO GET 2 NEW TUGBOATS; McAllister Brothers Will Add to 30-Vessel Fleet Barges on Coastal Runs
  • Ship Owners Urged to Accept U.S. Review of Freight Rates; But Grace Line Head Warns That Many Disparities ...
  • Naval Research Aide Named
  • Airline Picks Tour Chief
  • SHIPPING--MAILS
  • U.S. Lists 6 More Vessels As Calling at Ports in Cuba
  • 2 STUDENT SHIPS TO LEAVE SERVICE; Waterman and Groote Beer Sold by Dutch to Greek Third Sold to Navy
  • STATE OVERHAULING ITS CODE OF ETHICS
  • Great Lakes Ship Owners Choose Two New Officers
  • Screvane, on Radio, Bids Public Watch Council in Session
  • State Law Requires Cars to Keep Right Starting Tomorrow
  • Patchin and Milligan Tenants Unite to Preserve Quiet Corner; Sale of 2 'Village' Courts to an Investor ...
  • ALLEN CRITICIZES TEACHER TRAINING; He Tells State Meeting That Institutions Provide Poor Education Programs ...
  • News Summary and Index; The Major Events of the Day
  • 3 BLOCKS BRANDED A BUSINESS SLUM; Survey by City Club Urges Redevelopment of Area on Lower East Side ...
  • Obituary 2 -- No Title
  • RISE IN STATE AID TO SCHOOLS ASKED; Civic Group Seeks an Extra 110 Million to Meet Costs
  • ALIEN WAYS PERIL ESKIMO CULTURE; Crime and Alcohol Become a Problem as Civilization of White Man Moves ...
  • Two Inches of Rain Drench City, Flooding Roads in 3 Boroughs; Downpour Is Uneven Brakes Failed
  • Dr. Alexander O'Neil, 68, Ex-Professor at Brooklyn
  • ARTHUR C. PULLING, LAW LIBRARIAN, 76
  • Charles E. Jahne, 83, Dies; Headed Fire Commissioners
  • HAROLD H. ELSTER
  • FREDERICK FORMAN, LED JEWISH APPEAL
  • Obituary 1 -- No Title
  • Foster Homes Are Sought For Protestant Children
  • MRS. VOISLAWSKY, 84, LEADER IN CHARITIES
  • Rev. Celestine McGonigal, A Passionist Missionary
  • MRS. MANUEL ORTA
  • Observer
  • VICTOR E. LEVINE, A BIOCHEMIST, 71; Former Head of Department at Creighton U. Is Dead
  • 'Legal Terror' in Americus
  • William A. Kelly Is Dead at 68; Darien Town Judge 18 Years
  • SIDNEY BARNETT, TEACHER HERE, 56; Social Studies Chairman at Music and Art High Dies
  • Dean Gottschall Retires
  • Letters to The Times; Toward Reducing Deficits Banker Proposes Congressional Action on Spending as First ...
  • New Zoning 'Hardship' Relief
  • Science and Measurement
  • BRUCE BARTON JR., TIME EDITOR, DIES; Writer on Art News Was Son of Advertising Executive
  • 4 of Fischer Quintuplets Found Gaining in Weight
  • Chess:; White Halts an Attack, Turns A Flank and Goes On to Win
  • Books Today
  • Books of The Times; The Crystal Clarity of Truth End Papers
  • BOOKMEN TO SEND LIBRARIES ABROAD; 105 Titles Will Be Given to Leaders of 100 Nations
  • Cold War at the Pentagon
  • Reforms in Finance
  • Nickerson to Run Again For Executive of Nassau
  • Books Being Sent Abroad
  • De Gaulle's 'Independence'
  • Nils Orvik Is Fiance Of Karen Erickson
  • Marriage Announcement 5 -- No Title
  • Mrs. Frances Lewis Wed to Leonard Wolf
  • Bridge:; Although 7 No-Trump Bid Seems Risky, It Has Reasons A Perceptible Pause
  • Marriage Announcement 6 -- No Title
  • S. Carter Burden Jr. Fiance Of Miss Amanda Mortimer
  • Lana L. Leavitt Is Attended by 5 At Her Nuptials; Barnard Alumna Bride of Jack E. Rosenfeld of Law Firm Here
  • Madeleine Barb, a Student, Married to Mark Michtom
  • Dr. S.L. Werkman Will Wed Miss Colt
  • Books--Authors; Averting Heart Trouble That Book by Frank Harris
  • Marriage Announcement 4 -- No Title
  • Marriage Announcement 2 -- No Title
  • Marriage Announcement 3 -- No Title
  • TOWN HALL RECITAL SUNG BY LIONE JODIS
  • Henri Gueron, Judith Mitchell Are Wed Here; Son of General Director of Euratom Marries Radcliffe Graduate
  • Leslie Boocock Becomes Bride Of Italian Count; 55 Debutante Is Wed to Guido Di Carpegna on Fishers Island
  • The Theater: 'Spoon River Anthology'; Adaptation of Masters Portraits at Booth
  • Marriage Announcement 1 -- No Title
  • MUSIC NOTES
  • PETER, PAUL, MARY DISPLAY NEW SONGS
  • MET OPERA LISTS NEW PRODUCTIONS; 'Aida' and 'Manon' Set for Opening Week of Oct. 14
  • Guthrie Aide Appointed
  • SINGERS SET DEBUTS WITH CONCERT OPERA
  • Cabaret Tonight
  • A CHIEF DIRECTOR OF 'BIBLE' CHOSEN; John Huston Will Supervise Full Screenplay of Epic 3 Premieres Planned ...
  • Ballet: Slight Misstep at City Center; Miss Tallchief Carries On in Year's Finale Dancers Fall but Still ...
  • PROGRAM OFFERED BY HARTT QUINTET
  • JACKIE M'LEAN GIVES SAXOPHONE RECITAL
  • 'MILK TRAIN' PLAY TO STOP IN LONDON; Overhauled Williams Drama Will Open on Nov. 6 Two Players for 'Strangers'
  • I.M. PEI TO RECEIVE MEDAL FOR DESIGN
  • CITY AIDE CHIDES BUILDING UNIONS; Says No Puerto Ricans or Negroes Have Been Let In 3,000 Sought Jobs ...
  • 13th West Berlin Arts Festival Opens With Orchestra Concert
  • CAMBRIDGE HEARS APPEAL BY MAYOR; He Warns on Rejection of Equality Amendment
  • MUSIC EXECUTIVE IS RETIRING TODAY; Ruth O'Neill Guided Careers of Many Concert Stars
  • New Chairman Elected For Trustees of N.Y.U.
  • Los Angeles Still Swelters
  • GOLDWATER SUPPORT FOUND BY NEWSWEEK
  • Week's Votes in Congress
  • TASS CRITIC HAILS CLARION PLAYERS; Chamber Orchestra Praised for Moscow Concerts
  • Illinois Road Rates to Rise
  • State Retail Parley Planned
  • Mrs. Linderholm in New Post
  • Random Notes From All Over: Kennedy Traced to 'Wash., D.C.'; An 'Ain't Moved' Liberal For Space Feat, ...
  • Major Bills in Congress; President's Action on Major Bills
  • Father and Son Drown
  • 333 MORE JAILED BY CAROLINA CITY; Orangeburg Negroes March for Equality on Jobs
  • Rail Wreck Tears Up Track
  • Trapeze Performer Hurt
  • 2 Bridgeport Papers Now 7c
  • Blast Fells Texas Tower; Tugs Bringing It to Kearny
  • PRESIDENT BALKS DAKOTA NOMINEE; Kennedy at Grand Forks Ignores Hove's Campaign
  • Connecticut Steel Strike Is Settled After a Week
  • Explosives Found in Guiana
  • Pope Rises to Greet Oldest Bishop
  • Kennedy, Reviewing Trip, Finds Popularity High and Rightists Overrated
  • The Proceedings In the U.N.
  • Throngs of Romans And Pilgrims Press For a Look at Pope
  • JERSEY CITY PLANS ELECTION OF MAYOR
  • VATICAN FACILITIES PLEASE NEWSMEN
  • COLUMBIA OPENING MARKED BY SERVICE
  • COUNCIL REOPENS AT SOLEMN RITES; Pope, in Scene of Splendor, Delivers 64-Minute Homily Observers and ...
  • Excerpts From Pope's Homily to Council
  • Eye Surgery Skills Refined in Soviet; 10 Days at Moscow Institute Contain 'Stimulators'
  • Rusk Says Any Wheat Deal Would Bar Resale to Cuba
  • Indonesian Red Leader Home
  • ORTHODOX PARLEY ASKS UNITY PRAYER
  • Three First-Aid Stations Ready in St. Peter's Basilica
  • Little Ladies of the Press
  • State Housing Aide Resigns
  • Tax Deductions for College To Be Pressed by Keating
  • 'Drone' Crashes in Germany
  • Extinction Laid to Spinal Ill
  • Dominican Envoy to Ask U.S. Support; Relations Suspended Junta Ends Curfew
  • NORDIC LEADERS TO MEET AFRICANS; Will Seek Accord on Ways to Eliminate Apartheid
  • Crash With Fire Truck Fatal
  • CASTRO SAYS U.S. TIGHTENS NOOSE; Warns Cuba She Must Not Rely on Soviet Aid 'Cuba Has Her Own Line'
  • Sierra Leone in Taiwan Tie
  • VIETNAMESE ELECT BOTH NGO DINH NHUS
  • New Dormitory Dedicated
  • AID OPINIONS GIVEN BY ENVOY TO KOREA
  • Venezuelan Rebels Kill Six in a Train Holdup
  • M'CLELLAN PLANNING LAW BANNING MAFIA
  • INDIA'S TROUBLES SPLITTING PARTIES; Wavering of Nehru Regime Blamed for Confusion
  • Cholera Check in Okinawa
  • INDONESIAN MARINES AT SARAWAK BORDER
  • Rhodesia Battles Smallpox
  • Haile Selassie in Geneva
  • Forest Fires on Madeira Damage Island's Reserves
  • 4 KILLED, 4 INJURED IN JERSEY CAR CRASH
  • Tito Visits Bolivian President
  • Bremen State Election Won By Social Democrats Again
  • Eggs Rout Oswald Mosley
  • WILSON FORESEES SOCIALIST EUROPE; Briton Says It Will Establish New Pattern in U.S. Tie Brandt Speaks ...
  • EAST BERLIN SEEN BY ROCKEFELLERS; Governor Says Trip Felt 'Like Being in a Prison'
  • Tereshkova Due in Havana
  • Pravda Attacks U.S. 'Racism'
  • Reds Suspend Quemoy Shelling
  • 3 Killed as Tornado Hits South Carolina Rural Area
  • Munich, Synonym for Surrender, Entered Language 25 Years Ago; German Minority a Pretext
  • BRITAIN CONSIDERED HALT IN MILK SUPPLY
  • Non-Catholics at Council Praise Pope's Unity Plea; 2 Observers From Moscow Non-Catholics Visiting Council ...
  • FOES OF DE GAULLE PLAN JOINT FIGHT; Forces of Center Seek Unity for Presidential Race Once a Dominant ...
  • RUSSELL SETS UP TWO FOUNDATIONS; Groups to Seek Means to Eliminate Risk of War Thant Sponsorship Denied
  • PEARSON CAUTIONS CANADIANS ON UNITY
  • SHAZAR IS SALUTED ON JEWISH CULTURE
  • POPE PAUL WIDENS APPEAL FOR UNITY; EXTENDS COUNCIL; He Marks the Opening With a Call to All Christians-- ...
  • Crusader for Peace; Bertrand Russell Stirred Up Furor Won Nobel Prize
  • Art in the Soviet: Review of a Paradox; Art in the Soviet: Review of a Paradox Working with a Doctrine ...
  • CITY SHAPES FIGHT WITH STATE ON AID; Plans New Budget Study With Report Timed for Albany Session in ...
  • Balance of Payments: A Survey Today
  • Colonel Leads Rally Against Ben Bella; COLONEL RALLIES BEN BELLA'S FOES Vow to Oust Algerian President
  • McNamara Meets With Diem as Tour Nears End; TOURING U.S. AIDES CONFER WITH DIEM Diem Sees Peril If Aid Is Cut
  • State Bars Insuring Against Civil Suits On Discrimination; Answer to Companies INSURING BARRED ON BIAS ...
  • BIG 3 MINISTERS TO SEE U.N. CHIEF; Rusk, Home and Gromyko Will Have a Joint Talk at Dinner With Thant ...
  • KENNEDY OPPOSES DELAY ON RIGHTS; But Goldwater Doubts Bill and Tax Slash Can Both Be Handled This Year ...
  • LEMNITZER ASKS MISSILE FORCES IN WEST EUROPE; Revives Norstad Argument on Medium-Range Device to Strengthen ...
  • ALABAMA SEIZES TWO IN BOMBINGS AT BIRMINGHAM; Wallace Withholds Names and Race of Suspects-- F.B.I. ...
  • TINY CYPRUS MAKES BIG BID TO WOO TOURISTS; Tight Little Island Relaxes Regulations --Roads and Hotels ...
  • THE OTHER TREATS OF CRETE; Western Part of the Island Also Contains Many Attractions For the Tourist ...
  • THE ISLES OF GREECE; Visitors Can Rent Yacht For Sightseeing Trip Motor Caiques Minoan Culture
  • FALL FOLIAGE TRIPS BY RAIL; Four Excursions Are Scheduled in East Next Weekend Down East Special Capital ...
  • THE FLORIDA BOOM; Trend Is Toward Rental Apartments And Fewer but Larger Hotels The Trends Building ...
  • OCTOBER CALENDAR
  • HARVEST TIME; Pennsylvania Dutch Set Fete Next Weekend Corn Husk Mats Big Hoarders Painting on Velvet
  • TASMANIA, THE 'OTHER ENGLAND' NEAR AUSTRALIA; Historic Buildings Savage Dogs Thriving Coast 'Living ...
  • NEWS AND NOTES FROM THE FIELD OF TRAVEL; Report Fares Unacceptable NEW JERSEY ENCAMPMENT FOR BIRD WATCHERS ...
  • TRIBUTE TO PINCHOT; Institute Is Established To Honor Forester Sweeping Views
  • FORSAKING A CANOE FOR A CAR ON A CAMPING TRIP; Like a Pullman A Tough Day A Safeguard Two Examples Good ...
  • THE INDIVIDUALITY OF WINTER PARK; Culture and Relaxation Characterize Resort In Central Florida Main ...
  • BARGAIN TIME
  • 'SEE THE U.S.A.'; President's Talk Spurs Travel Group To Launch Domestic Tourism Drive Behind the Slogan ...
  • FIBERGLASS WALL TO BE USED AT FAIR; Fiberglass Panels Will Feather Wing-shaped Structure at World's Fair
  • ORLANDO'S ORCHID; Extension of State Parkway Enhances City's Role as Transportation Hub Contracts Awarded ...
  • UPLAND FOLIAGE HERALDS AUTUMN'S APPROACH
  • Jersey Suites Opened
  • CANYON OPEN
  • THE DEBUT OF GLORIOUS FALL; Even the Semiarid Canyon Country of the West Provides Tourists With a Spectacular ...
  • Suites Going Up in Wayne
  • MOUNTAIN MAGIC; Yellow Aspen Highlight Fall Scene In the Rockies and Southwest Small but Brilliant Aspen ...
  • TOWER TO BLEND BLACK AND WHITE; Design Shuns 'Glass Box' for Brick and Marble
  • Retirement Commumty to Operate as a Condominium
  • 384-FAMILY CO-OP RISING NEAR RIVER; 24-Story Apartment House to Overlook the Hudson
  • Landmark Changing Inside, Not Out; SKYSCRAPER GETS CONSTANT CHANGE Employes Move
  • Early American Design Is Used in New Jersey Homes
  • Model Suites on View
  • Model Suite Is Shown
  • SKYSCRAPERS GET A BRONZED LOOK; Alcoa's Colored Aluminum Used on New Buildings Bronze Shades Vary
  • ST. ALBANS RISES ABOVE RACE FEARS; 30 Years After Integration, Property Values Soar in Harmonious Area ...
  • BUILDERS TRYING TO CUT HAZARDS; Industry snd Safety Group to Confer Wednesday Second in Series
  • Garden Suites Occupied
  • House-Hunting Labyrinth Leads City Couple to Place in Country; Search Began Innocently Children Too ...
  • HUGE COLONY SET FOR THE ELDERLY; Jersey Apartments Are Sold on Condominium Plan Comprehensive Charges ...
  • Article 8 -- No Title; QUERIES ANSWERS
  • Heart of Jersey City Undergoing Major Face-Lifting
  • 2 LARGE-PROJECTS ADVANCE IN CONEY; Bleak, Rundown Area Is Being Transformed by High-Rise Housing MOST ...
  • Article 9 -- No Title
  • Criminals At Large
  • VAST CHANGES DUE FOR JERSEY CITY; Housing, Transit Center and Commercial Complex to Rise VAST CHANGES ...
  • Apartment Owners Will Spend $1 Million to Repair Buildings; Kitchen Improvements 'Inadequate' Bathrooms ...
  • Isometric Map a Bird's-Eye View; BIRD'S EYE VIEW IS SHOWN BY MAP Details Easily Seen
  • The Theme Is Heroic
  • The Tide Moves South
  • Wilson's Alter Ego
  • Other Books of the Week
  • Another Side Of the Story.; Another Side
  • Letters To the Editor; Emerson Establishment "The Abolitionists" A Reply
  • A Reader's Report
  • Emancipation and the Years After
  • Bang-Bang All the Way
  • A Delightful Catch
  • A Lunar Baedeker
  • A Literary Letter From Italy; A Literary Letter From Italy: Prizes and Polemics
  • A Moral Vision of What Our Life Should Be; Commitment
  • Notes on World Affairs; CHINA ON THE EVE OF COMMUNIST TAKEOVER. IN THE FIERY CONTINENT.
  • IN AND OUT OF BOOKS; Of Cook Books Editorial Thoughts Simpler Dutch Letter At the Bar
  • A Life Of Harmony; A Life of Harmony
  • Heritage And Inheritors
  • New Volumes for the Younger Reader's Bookshelf
  • Master From Bergamo; Master
  • What Really Made Winnie Tick--and Science Reappraised
  • Treasure Chest; Marquand's World O'Hara's World
  • To Build Is All
  • SPEAKING OF BOOKS
  • A Lifetime of Trying to Set the Crooked World Straight
  • The Art of the Philosopher and the Thief; Philosopher
  • Sister Ruby And Savata
  • Caricaturists Don't Always Live Up to the Caricatured; Caricaturists
  • Monarchs in the Fashion of Their Times; Monarchs
  • Spoil-Sports in the Love Nest; Spoil-Sport
  • Home Is Where the Hat Is; Home
  • Screen And Divide
  • In His Verse Is Defined The Anguish of Our Age; His Verse Is Defined His Verse Defined
  • Tortoise Shell Returns
  • Best-Dressed Beds
  • Serenity, Warmth Mark The Poet's London Life; The Poet's London Life
  • Tote Tables
  • Buffet Bars
  • A Case for Books
  • Memo on Desks
  • Smoker's Assortment
  • Artful
  • Antiques: New Editions
  • New Interest For Windows
  • Bedside Storage
  • Surface Savers
  • Decorating Ingenuity
  • When Space Matters
  • Patterns in Terry
  • Spice Keepers
  • Kitchen Finds
  • Electric Assets
  • For the Dressing Room
  • The Small Lamp
  • Along Architectural Lines
  • Seats By the Stack
  • Housing the Hi-Fi
  • Seasonal Schemes
  • Fold-Away Furniture
  • Colorful Bed Linens
  • For Easy Reference
  • T. Jones, Foundling
  • Some Guide Rules For Divorced Fathers
  • 'FILIBUSTER OF THE PEOPLE'
  • New Designs On Exhibit
  • The Home 1963
  • Under The Influence Of Art; Under The Influence Of Art (cont.)
  • 'The Most Fragrant Scent in the World'; GLAZED SMOKED HAM BRANDIED SPICED APPLE RINGS SPICED MOLASSES ...
  • Article 7 -- No Title
  • 'NEGROES WANT IN'
  • PICTURE CREDITS
  • New York City Opera Sings for 'Julius'; His associates--stars and staff members alike--call him by his ...
  • After a Year-- It's Ben Bella's Algeria; The Algerian leader rules with a free hand, fostering his own ...
  • The Gentle Women --And the Tough; SOME GENTLE ONES
  • A New Record for V.I.P Hosting; The White House is entertaining more foreign dignitaries than ever these ...
  • 'IN A WORD--NOW'
  • 'World Serious'--Then and Now; The game's the same, but baseball players have changed beyond recognition ...
  • The Southern Negro Drives for the Vote
  • Beach, Bohemia, Barracks--Brooklyn; MANY-SPLENDORED BOROUGH Borough Of Brooklyn
  • The Old-Car Craze Shifts Into High; Old-Car Craze Classy, Too
  • Handicap for New Nations: Climate; Most of the underdeveloped countries, lying in or near the tropics, ...
  • MANCHESTER TOPS LEICESTER, 3 TO 1; United Team Paces 4 Others in English Soccer League on Better Goal ...
  • 'MORE EFFECTIVE TECHNIQUES'
  • 'WE CANNOT AFFORD TO FAIL'; What Next?: A Symposium
  • STANDING OF LEADERS
  • Skeptical Look at 'Scientific Experts'; Mr. Lilienthal warns against the 'naive' notion that superior ...
  • Is a 'Race War' Shaping Up?; A historian weighs the chances of conflict between the white and colored ...
  • Letters; WHO WROTE THEM? RATING CONGRESS 'FORGOTTEN CRIMES' Letters GERMAN HOPES VANISHING SPECIES MIDWEST ...
  • In October; A few of the dates, memorable and not so, coming up next month.
  • A David Low Album --Selected By Low
  • Britain Trounces U.S., 7-1, In Field Hockey at Lyons
  • Hamilton Wins Passing Duel
  • Bellino Stars in Pro Debut
  • 3 World Hydroplane Records Set in International Cup Trials
  • KNAPP TRIUMPHS IN ALUMNI SAILING; Bavier Second and Hinman Third Off Larchmont ORDER OF THE FINISHES
  • FORDHAM HARRIERS OUTRUN SETON HALL
  • IDAHO STOPS PLUNGE TO UPSET UTAH, 10-9
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A how-to guide for Universal Studios Japan, and recommended strategy on how to get on the popular rides and Harry Potter World.

When our family visits Japan each summer, we think of what places would be interesting to visit, and share our experiences about them so the information may help JOC readers when they visit Japan one day.  The past 3 summers we visited Disneyland and DisneySea in Tokyo.  As our daughter is a Harry Potter fanatic and we were going to visit the Kansai area, Universal Studios Japan was the theme park of choice this year.

Before You visit Universal Studios Japan (USJ)

We did quite a bit of research before visiting USJ.  Most of the reviews we read online cautioned on the long lines.  Based on Wiki, it’s the 4th most popular theme park in the world with 13.9 million visitors in 2015.  How to avoid the lines?  You can shorten the wait with express tickets but unfortunately it’ll almost double the ticket price.

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USJ offers many ticket packages (too many!) and they are somewhat confusing.  The packages for the Japanese language site also has more options than other languages.  Let me simplify them for you:

Universal Studios Japan Tickets and Express Tickets (all the prices below includes tax)

Non-Japanese site packages (cannot purchase online):

  1. 1 Day pass – Adult ¥7,400, Children ¥4,980
  2. 2 Day pass – Adult ¥12,450, Children ¥8,420
  3. Universal Express pass 7 – you get to have a shorter line for 7 rides (1 time only), the packages are available in 3 options and all are the same price ¥6,900.
    1. Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey
    2. Flight of the Hippogriff
    3. The Flying Dinosaur or Hollywood Dream – Backdrop or Space Fantasy (you can only choose one)
    4. The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man
    5. Hollywood Dream or Backdraft (you can only choose one)
    6. Jurassic Park or JAWS (you can only choose one)
    7. Terminator 2:3-D
  4. Universal Express pass 4 – shorter line for 4 rides (1 time only), available in 2 options and all the same price ¥4,500
    1. Option 1
      1. The Fly Dinosaur
      2. Hollywood Dream
      3. Space Fantasy or Backdraft (you can only choose one)
      4. Jurassic Park or JAWS
    2. Option 2
      1. Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey
      2. The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man
      3. JAWS or Backdraft (you can only choose one)
      4. Space Fantasy or Jurassic Park or Terminator 2:3-D (you can only choose one)

Japanese site packages (can purchase online): In addition to the above packages, the Japanese site offers following standard packages.  I am not going to include any of the specialty packages that are only available seasonally.

  1. Royal Studio Pass – Adult ¥24,100, Children ¥21,680.  Except for the Harry Potter rides, this pass allows you to go in the express line for rest of the most popular rides as many times as you want.
  2. Annual Pass
    1. Without blackout date – Adult ¥ 32,800, ¥ 19,800
    2. With blackout date – Adult ¥ 21,800, ¥ 15,800
  3. VIP Tour – Adult/Child ¥9,900
    1. You get a private guide with you and gets express access to Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, Flight of the Hippogriff, Ollivanders Wand plus any 3 of the following rides
      1. The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man 4K3D
      2. Hollywood Dream
      3. Jurassic Park
      4. Jaws
      5. Terminator 2: 3-D
      6. Backdraft

Now you have all the information on packages.  If you are interested in express packages, remember to book them way ahead of time in your country as you need to specify the visit dates.  There is a limited number of express pass per day.  If you have a friend in Japan you can possibly use their info to purchase tickets online, as it requires Japanese phone number, address, and name in katakana.  If you choose express tickets with Harry Potter, you not only need to pick the day you but also need to select time of the day you want to visit the area.

I also work with a company called Voyagin (I receive a small % of sales) where you can book thru Voyagin and receive your e-ticket in minutes.  They also offer Mobile E-ticket and VIP Wristband for VIP Entry before USJ opens.

Universal Studios Japan Review

If you’ve been to the Universal Studios in Los Angeles, to set the expectation correctly, there is no studio tour at USJ.  It’s just an amusement park.  Compared to Disneyland, USJ targets a higher age crowd.  Many of the most popular rides require the riders to be 4 feet (122 cm) tall and Hollywood Dream/The Flying Dinosaur requires a minimum height of 4’4” (132 cm).  If you have younger children, many of the rides and attractions may not be suitable due to violent and graphic nature.

It’s the 15th anniversary of USJ this year!

The Park is divided into these areas and I’ll talk about them briefly later on:

  1. Hollywood
  2. New York
  3. San Francisco
  4. Jurassic Park
  5. Amity Village
  6. Water World
  7. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
  8. Universal Wonderland

On the day we visited, it was raining and pouring at time; nevertheless it was still crowded.  The line was quite long even before the park opened.  As we had purchased express tickets, we were not in a rush for some of the rides.  However we had a bit of time before our Harry Potter dictated time.  We weren’t quite sure what to do so we explored the park.  Another thing to keep in mind, the studio map is not updated and Back to the Future the Ride no longer exists.

Our goal was to ride as many of the popular rides as possible.  During the time we visited, Jurassic Park the ride was down for maintenance (check maintenance schedule).  Along with the height restriction with our children, we were out of luck with 4 of the most popular rides.

Now we have all the basics out of the way, are you ready for the tour?  Let’s go!  I’ll take you briefly through each of the areas.  I apologize beforehand for not having great pictures.  At times it was pouring rain like crazy and difficult to take shots.

Before the park opened, there was a long line waiting to get in even on a raining day.

Hollywood

Hollywood is first area you’ll see when you enter through the main gates.  The buildings are shaped similar to Rodeo Dr., and there are 15 shops for souvenirs and gifts you can browse in.  The main ride attractions in Hollywood are Hollywood Dream roller coaster and Space Fantasy.  During our visit, there was a special summer event and Space Fantasy was changed to Kyary Pamyu Pamyu – a virtual reality roller coaster based on the Japanese fashion model and singer.  There is also a 4D theater that rotates various movies in this area.

The 4D movie showing wasn’t children friendly so we skipped.

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu XR ride was very interesting.  We thought it was a kiddy ride and didn’t have high expectation.  The ride is similar to a roller coaster ride, but throughout the entire ride you wear a virtual reality goggle.  With the goggles on, you can’t really tell at all what the track looks like in real life.  The ride was a lot more fun than we expected as we glided and flew through a virtual world with dancing Kyary Pamyu Pamyu on digital roller coaster tracks.

New York

The New York area, in my opinion, had by far the coolest buildings.  The details were astounding and it was fun to just check out the faux storefronts.  The main rides in this area are The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man and Terminator 2 in 3D.

Spiderman The Ride

This ride is the same as the one at Islands of Adventure in Orlando built at a cost of $120 million.  The ride is really super cool!  It mixes a roller coaster ride with 4D movie they’ve created so the car you ride in become part of the story line.  Besides really cool vehicle motions, there are also heat, water, air elements, and villains in 4D chasing you that makes the ride intense and thrilling.

As the visitors wait in line, you walk through the Daily Bugle office and Peter Parker’s cubical.

In the car getting ready for adventure with Spider-man!

Terminator 2 3D

This is another attraction that exists at other Universal Studios Parks.  The technology is a bit dated as Terminator 2 is from the late 90’s.  The ride takes place in a large room that can fit hundreds of people.  You first watch a brief history of Cyberdyne Systems, and then a Cyberdyne host shares the story about the company, towards the end something happens…  You can read more about the experience here.

San Francisco

As you go clockwise around the park, the next area is San Francisco.  I enjoyed the replica Fisherman’s Wharf and Ghirardelli Square, but there is only 1 attraction in this area.  The Back to The Future ride has been retired so the only ride left is Backdraft.  It is based on the classic firefighters movie, Backdraft.  Similar to Terminator 2, the attraction walks you through 3 different room explaining how pyrotechnics in movies work.  In the last room, it’s where the audience experience one of the fiery scenes from the movie up close and personal.  If you love explosions, then you’ll really enjoy this attraction.

In the line waiting to enter the Backdraft attraction.

In this area you can get Minion Churritos and Minion Pizzas (banana flavors… yay or nay?).

Jurassic Park

In Jurassic Park, there are 2 major attractions, Jurassic Park and The Flying Dinosaur.  The Jurassic Park the ride was under maintenance when we visited and our children were not tall enough to ride the flying dinosaur.  Flying dinosaur looked like a super fun ride, as the rider are strapped in a seat flying head first down the track.  Perhaps we’ll get to ride it as a family in a future visit.

The Jurassic Park is a water ride where a boat takes you through a river surrounded by dinosaurs.  The many mechanical dinosaurs are lifelike as they move and make noises.  In the end, the boat enters the laboratory where the T-Rex is attacking, and to escape the boat plunge down a huge slide at the end.

Amity Village & Water World

Since Amity village also only has 1 ride – Jaws, I’ll combine it with Waterworld, another 1 attraction area.  Jaws is based on the scary 70’s movie, Jaws!  This classic universal attraction was a delight to everyone onboard and suitable visitors of all ages.  During the ride, the boat goes through a quiet town and is eventually attacked and chased by the shark.


It started pouring when we got in line for Waterworld so we skipped since we’ve watched the same stage show in Los Angeles Universal Studios.

By Freddo (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Now the main event!  Enter the magic world of Harry Potter.

The Harry Potter World isn’t too big, but there are many shops and buildings you can browse around.  It’s very hard to describe the feeling we had when we were there, but we definitely all felt we were in magical area.  The decorations were amazing, the storefronts were authentic, Hogwarts Castle was breathtaking.  The main rides here are Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, Ollivanders’ Wand Shop, and Flight of the Hippogriff.

 

Butterbeer tastes like cream soda with thick foam on top.

Hagrid’s Hut

Flight of the Hippogriff is a pretty tame roller coaster (kiddy level).

Inside Hogwarts Castle is the Harry Potter ride, without the express pass the wait is 2 hours.  I was also told it was a slow day due to the rain, the regular wait is much longer.

Folks wait patiently in line.

The line goes inside a room with lots of portraits.  What’s really cool is the face and eyes in the artworks move.  How do they do that??  Definitely high on the cool factor!

You pass a room with the mighty Albus Dumbledore.

So what was the ride like?  It’s impossible to describe unless you’ve ridden it yourself.  The roller coaster seats are on a track but you sit in them while you’re facing the side.  The ride takes you on a 4D experience that has you flying on a broomstick with Harry through various adventures.  From Quidditch match to escaping dragons and creatures, the flight takes you up and down and you feel as though you are really flying.  It was definitely the best ride in the park but if you are prone to motion sickness, do avoid the ride.  Here is a YouTube video of the ride.

The last attraction is Ollivanders’ wand shop.  The line waiting for also over 1 hour.

The first room you enter has boxes and boxes of wands, after a while, a secret door opens and you enter another room.

They select a volunteer (our daughter was selected) and the volunteer goes through the experience of selecting “the one” wand.  There are some cool effects in the room as the magician talks about the special power behind the wand.  When my daughter finally selected the “right” wand, the wind blew from underneath her and a spotlight shined on her in the dark room.

After the experience, the exit door opens into the wand shop.  There are 2 types of wand sold, one with a sensor and one without.  The one with a sensor give you magical power in front of 6 store windows where you can make objects fly and move.  The regular wand is just for decorative purpose.

There were plenty of Harry Potter outfits and goodies available for purchase.

Universal Wonderland & Snoopy Studios

The last 2 areas are more for little children, but my children actually had a blast because Snoopy Studios was indoors.  We didn’t have to worry about the rain.  It was not crowded so they were able to ride the indoor roller coaster many times, and enjoyed other attractions with very little wait.  There aren’t any major feature attraction in these 2 areas.

Hotel Universal Port

During our visit, we stayed at Hotel Universal Port.  It’s right next to the park, about a 5-7 minutes walk.

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