The Pittsburgh Press from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on January 11, 1959 · Page 94
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The Pittsburgh Press from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania · Page 94

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Sunday, January 11, 1959
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Florida Plans 400th Birthday PENSACOLA, Fla. Work is the de Luna landing on the veil under way here on the appropriate day in August, presentation of the Florida During the following seven Quadricentennial celebration years local eel e b r a 1 1 ona which will' begin in 1959 to throughout the state will com-commemorate 400 years in j memorate s u c h historical Florida history, the longest; events as the landing of the hktorv of anv state in the ereat Spanish explorer, tier fered the services of their respective countries to make the seven-year celebration a success. nation. Four hundred years ago next August the Spanish nation attempted the first full scale colonization within the boundaries of the United States. Tristan de Luna led the expedition that landed on the shores of Pensacola Bay in Northwest Florida and established a settlement that lasted for two years. This was til years before the Puritans landed at Plymouth and 4S years before the Lnylich settled Jamestown. The Quadricentennial will he Inaugurated in Pensacola in May where special events will lead up to a re-enactment of -TiT.' PETERSBURG the French Huguenots on the St Johns River near present-day ando ment enc; hhs Jacksonville, and finally the 1563 founding of St. Augustine, the oldest permanent settlement In the United States. States. France, Spain, and England, ah of which at one time National treasures from these countries that belonged either to the period In which 1 '' those flags flew over Florida , . . . . . . de Soto, loaned to the Quadricentennial Commission for the duration of the celebration. Government research ers have also been assigned to mint out physical descriptions or likenesses of these historic figures to guide in the crea- tinn A f li fo.eiifl irov fi m i roe claimed Florida territory, have tnat wiU bg &n joined with official groups in L-nonal Eh,Wf alonir wlth the relics. the Sunshine State to make the Quadricentennial authentic and international In scope. Ambassadors from these countries as well as from Mexico and Cuba, whose Spanish backgrounds parallel that of La Florida, have of- ST. PETERSBURG time for Outdoor Sports TttTvT. -OU1N VI SAUONAL St. Petersburg -swimming, )lf, tennis or picnics, sightseeing and photography NOW'S THE TIME to visit the Outdoor Living Center of Florida. Weather is ideal. Accommodations are plentiful. We'd like to help you enjoy your vacation, so ask us for the information you need. Means 3H0 days of sunshine a year t MEL D. 6. Davenport, Manager Chambtr of Commerce, St. Ptt.riburj, Florida PHASE SEND FREE ILLUSTRATED FOLDERS Aportmsnfs Hotels Small Hotels D Beaches Motor Courts lenjth of y D Guett Houim Tim of arrivaL.No. in party MAMF ADDRESS. rirv - TAMPA - TAMPA V F L O R I D A Sunshine. ..with spec ficulir trimmings! mreA mtpy AND PARADES i. Utt vear. full " Bl ' , . u puiim. f - .t,v ttO. T-l uniqut in Amar.con FUN, THRILLS AT THE FAIR Florida Stat Fair, world'! largest winter exposition! Features Roy Rogers Show; out racei, midway, xhibit. Feb. 3 -14. EXCITING SPECTATOR SPORTS TMltojai old. world', fa,,,,, oamt, thoro. .ompn,hIp golf, p,0, mol(h(, mm " r QAj SIGHTSEEING! FESTIV1TYI Lr7 V N V,,i' fa"Yar,d. Tampa'l storybook pork for Vl dT rt 09,, OtHer famous Florido attractions e fi0rb. GoyLotin-AmericenFisito In March. " " Come to Tampa! Enjoy tunny days of fishing, golf, . end saltwater bathing at nearby beachti. Visit Ybor City, Tampa's Latin Quarter; dine at famed Spanish restaurants. Relax in the warm sunshinel CistariHi Pin'e Invisita t fmii Sli'e Fiir h'Mtn nib fufure trMt.r lamps Ctumbtr of ComiMrci, Room t33, Cfiambar Hot., Iimfi, Pl.rlda Plot sand mt I Mil Colvr teldt. Nam. AJdr.n C'T i T Stt The International Exhibit, one of two exhibits that will travel the state during' the cerebration period, also will Include animated dioramas depicting historic events. Background for the wax figures and dioramas will be a Ave hundred foot mural of the history of Florida. FIT FOR A QUEEN is this floral setting in which photographers posed Linda Firth, the Ala-manda Queen of Florida's Cypress Gardens. The other traveling exhibit will represent Florida today. Displays in this collection will be constructed by major In dustries and communities of the state to show the many faceted picture of the pres ent, the outcome of 400 years; At Ft t mirtarrtnta m mm w w w w w Mrs. America To Be Chosen of colonization ment. and develop- Six Pilgrimages To Visit Rome NEW YORK Six major FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. The nation's top 50' home-makers will vie for the Mrs. America crown in Fort Lauderdale June 11-23 for the third consecutive year. The pilgrimages to Rome and uue 15 neiu currenuy oy mra. Lourdes will feature visits to Helen Gi(sse- Cleveland, Ohio. Paray-le-Monial to visit the'nThe t19, Mrf KAmrr'c , , . x - , i Pageant will mark the debut 3hrine of St. Margaret MaryIof the 49h state.s repi.esenta- according to Martin B. Fallon, tive iu the competition. In ad- Manager of the Catholic travel dition to the first Mrs. Alaska, Dis- Division of American Express Travel Service. The groups will depart New York April 15, May 13, June 17, July 15, August 19 and September 16 in the Cunard superliners Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth. Each of the basic tours are of 31 days' duration. The basic itineraries feature visits to Paris, Lyon, Paray-le-Monial, Ars. Avignon. Lourdes. Nirp. Rapallo, Jtome, Florence, As- New Family Plan sisi, ;vman anu j,ucerne. i.acn group will be accompanied in Europe by a spiritual leader and an experienced American Express Tour Escort. the field will include Mrs, trict of Columbia. The prize winners and their husbands will be guests of the Fort Lauderdale Hotel Asso ciation at the Bahama, Beach Club, Cavalier, Jolly Roger, Marlin Beach, Sea Shore and Yankee Clipper hotels during their 13-day visit here. Las Vegas Plans Convention Center LAS VEGAS United Hotels, Corporation, operators of three of the largest resort hotels in Las Vegas, announces plans to -make two of them "convention headquarters" at America's playground.1 The Stardust Hotel, with 1065 rooms and regarded as the world's largest resort, will b joined by an arcade to its companion, the Royal Nevada. When this construction pro-eram Is completed, It Is planned to name the Royal Nevada "Stardust South," and operate the two enterprises as facilities dedicated to convention aitd group trade. Up From Under HAMILTON, Bermuda The group of more than 100 islands In mid-Atlantic which constitute Bermuda are the exposed portions of the crest of a submarine mountain. 91 EBF.O QUEBEC PACE 4 Sect. 5 Pittsburgh Press, Sunday, Jan.' if, 95?; - VIRGINIA VIRGINIA - STOP AT Have fun in the Snow and Sun of La Province de Quebec Fnjoy t ski vacation in French-Canada, where all winter iports are at their bet. The snow ii deep, the air is dry, the sun is bright. You will be welcomed with real old-time hoipitality in comfortable modern inns and hotels. for trtt road map and booM.f "SKI fM QUflfC", wrir. (0: frotinttal Publicity, luild'naf, Outb.c City, Canada; ar 4t kockmltll Hota, N.w fork 20, N.7. Northwest Begins Quebec To Open Carnival Jan. 27 QUEBEC, Canada Fifteen days of frivolity In the snow will be the big attraction here Jan. 27-Feb. 10 when the annual Quebec Winter Carnival is in progress. His Majesty Bonhomme Carnival will come in on his sleigh the opening day. The Ice Palace will be dedicated Jan. 28. A coronation has been booked for Jan. 29, an International dog sled derby for Jan. 30-31, and a children's parade, Jan. 31. - LA MOVINC! DI SsJKs .. n .At MEXICO MEXICO riiGiNiA Qy ON YOVIt WAY SOUTH TX)R a memorable experience, risit historic Williamsburg this winter-see the Governor's falace, the Capitol, Raleigh Tavern and other exhibition buildings. Outstanding hotel facilities offer a complete range of attractive accommodations the year around. Wnimmnhnrt inn &. ColtasfS Double Rooms from $1 S to $23, in cottages from $11 Williamsburg IamI?? & Tavern Double Rooms from $8 to $13 The Motor House Double Rooms from $12 to $15 FOR INFORMATION, RESERVATIONS. COLO! FOLDER, writ lint 713. U illiatmburg, Yirzinia. ire your trarrl aurnt or . Atk Mr. t'mier. Telrnlmne: Milliamiiurg Inn.Loite& 'Motor Home IftSI W M jui ATLANTIC MTT ATLANTIC Cllt ST. PAUL, Minn. Northwest Orient Airlines has introduced a new Trans-Pacific family fare plan. The plan will allow the accompanying wife or husband and children 12 to 26 years of age to fly Northwest across the Pacific at half-fare when accompanied by the head of the family. It will be usable until March 1 fur passengers inbound to the United States or Canada. The reduction will apply to round or circle trips. PENNSYLVANIA PENNSYLVANIA 8 COLORFUL BOOKLETS HONEYMOON Writ now for vow I FREE booi'tH 94 compltft iiif ormatioa about tomon hontymoo rttorti in narbf itotti $tot do of vowr Hontymoo to rci bst stoionol Information. HONEYMOON BOOKLET CENTER Urn. 804-G. 501 511 An.. New YI 17 f Winter's Exciting LJ&v I at Split Rock Lodge rvSN i It's Warm in MEXICO and YUCATAN! Fxotlo cnrrv and wonderful bfuchei. Enjor our Oranrt Clrcl. 1-Dr Tour via Charter Plan and Bus. L. PUUburnh I'eb. 21it. 8.000 amertDl miles. ONLY $299M filut fai World's ftr.ot.if Tour Vain Sd tor Hit Leaff.ts Shinly Intirnitloml Corp, 2$ Blui Cross Bld(, Buffili 2, N. Y. W&To Get the BESTof Winter. .. 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CMktal Um PtSt 1 1w Binat mw.Fiii lukin.ltiiiuatlt riltt-C.P.,1 P. 2Jrs Siitoa Sam Hgrnt. Writs. in, shout i'l THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA' MOST VISITORS SEE Our Orange Groves are heavy with the winter crop at this time of year. Drive out east from central Los Angeles for 30 minutes, see the golden fruit ripening in front of mountains capped with snow! Shopping Around Los Angeles can tale a dozen forms: For gifts and apparel, visit shops landscaped in rare South Sea plantj, shaded by palm trees. Clendale area has an "Antique Alley!' Our outdoor markets offer foods from over the world. The oriental quarters show their national delicacies. Pick up unique sea souvenirs at Pacific curio shops, intricate leathercrafts and silver-work at our Spanish settlements. Color! Color! Everywhere! Southern California's dry suhtropic climate is host to literally thousands of types of trees, flowers, shrubs from over the world. Native floras include the mountain conifers, dwarf oak, desert cacti. Imported plants and trees run the gamut: For-mosan rice paper trees. Chinese firethorns. Great, swaying Canary Island palms, Australian eucalyptus. Feruvian pepper trees have red berries all winter. Pacific Ocean Travel 45 minutes from downtown Los Angeles to find yourself in a totally new world: Tan sand beaches stretch for miles. Rocky coves harbor starfish and seals. Bustling ports unload bananas and bantam cars. Pelicans skim the waves looking for their fish dinners. ' Hollywood Memories of old-timers around Vine Street mingle with the new stars and stories of today's TV and screen world. Here is the Hollywood Blvd. theater with footprints in concrete sidewalk that you ean match with your own. Here also are studios, extras out to lunch in outlandish costumes, plus night pots and exciting little theaters. Touring Beverly Hills for a close-up look at the homes of the stars. Our, free map (coupon below) locates 80 homet, shows how to find them easily. Matching the home with the personality is fun in this beautiful area! CTHE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA MANY VISITORS MISS 9 I Solton Sea recalls the Sea of Galilee, lying in an area clustered with olive trees and vineyards like the Holy Land. Swimming and boating are favorites st this "orphaned" ocean. It's thirty miles long, with no outlet Salty as the Pacific 1 , Santa Ynez Valley about a day's trip from central Los Angeles, is the cradle of the golden palomino horse. Nearbv is a Danish town complete with old country architecture, pastry and customs. In the mountains above, the giant California condors (wingspread: 10 feet) have found their last refuge. Sunny Jim Cave a half-day's round trip from Los Angeles, was formed by 200,000 years of Pacific waves patiently boring into the cliff. Descend a hand-carved tunnel to see rocks shaped like profiles against the sea outside. In the mysterious tide pools swim golden Garibaldi perch, senorita fish, even small octopuses I Acres of Camellias! In full bloom in winter! At the world's biggest camellia display at Descanso Gardens, near Pasadena. Here, 48,000 plants bloom in 400 varieties-some grow to a height of 20 feet! America's "Basement"-Bad Water is 282 feet below sea level. You can look down from the east rim of Death Valley at Dantes View, see it a mile below you. Then on a clear day, turn and look up to see ML Whitney... 14,496 feet high. 1 8th Century Spain meets 20th Century America at colorful San Gabriel and San Fernando Missions. See Indian burial grounds, primitive religious paintings, the housewares and tools used by early settlers. Oceans of sand The mysterious Mojave Desert shelters quiet, yet intensely alive world all its own. Jack rabbits scamper away as you stop to admire a mirage-there s a lake, but suddenly it's gone ! I lere is old Calico, too. A town that lived when $80,000,000 in silver was taken from mines nearby, now restored to the way it looked in the 1890 s. 4 VACATION Mill rwll-Celsr Sfgfct-saalng Map of Los Angelei County, all Southern California. Locates 645 points of interest plus homes of fiO TV and movie stars, Valuable for planning! Mail coupon today! All YEAS ClUB OP SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. Th tttirrrtUmmmi trtoiuorrd bij the Lot Anflrt County Board of .Sioicfi ior of the citizens of dendrite, Wnltit'norf, Long Bench, Lot Artgfles, Fatoclrna, Pomona, Snnta Monica, Torranct and 1S2 alher Communities. . All-Year Club Tourist Information Center, Div. F-2 828 W. 61 h Btreet Los Angeles 17, California Pirate lend ma free Color Sinht-teclng Map. ( (Sir,.) (Mr.) .. . City. Sfrf . . .. I Lri.r.AlK FUr-ST NAMF AVI) (llt ' " Mai wmm mWM mM wwM M wmM 9mm MM Mi mm WmM HI mmi

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