The Morning News from Wilmington, Delaware on September 4, 1941 · 7
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SEVEN WILMINGTON MORNING NEWS. WILMINGTON. DELAWARE, THURSDAY. SEPTEMBER 4, 194! ptinmlbff HJsIhiiTs Una DHiigtoM Auatomim Tirwoll Mecca for Autumn Travelers Smile of Welcome at Shore 2,000 Miles Covered , By Del-Mar-Va Croup .The Del-Mar-Va Tour, concluded last Thursday, covered almost 2,000 "' ii "Slav 1 Rail Tours Set Record in West Travel to Clacier Park In Montana This Season Well Ahead of 1940 Figures e Jt5m att.- St. Petersburg Ready to Greet Winter Trade Vanguard of Visitors to Florida Resort Arrives; Information Bureau Open Rati arrivals at Glacier National Park, already substantially ahead of 1940 figure, indicate the season in the Montana vacationland will be concluded with one of the best ravel-by-train records of any west ern summer tourist attraction, saia A .1 Dir.Kinson. Diseneer traffic manager. Great Northern Railway. "Every indication is that the iai season in Glacier park will have hn the het jinre 1329." said Mr. Dickinson. "Train travel to Glacier, as of Aug. 26, had increased nearly '8 per cent over the comparable period last year. And, it is not un-ltlrplv Thar, the jsea.snn there will be concluded on Sept. 15 with at lea? the same percentage ol increase. RESORTS Atlantic City, N. J. 7 rc M BETTER jifeWVACATIONS ft I i;-s f"' '"BlIlliVwii..,.. . K1 Q " Jm 'i 4 With Light Brown Hair Set Pageant Mode Blonde Miss Delaware To Cive Atlantic City Beauties Run for U. S. Honors ATLANTIC CITY. N. J. "Jeanie With the Light Brnwn Hair," in addition to Ic-ping the radio industry humming for Mime months, appears to have net the mode lor this year' Mjm America contestants in the annual Beauty Pageant, which will eloe Sunday. Among the blonde contingent seeking national honors Is Miss Delaware. Verona Smith. Following in "Jeanies" tradition re lour beauties with light brown hair: M:.w California, Rosemary La Plane-hr. who Is malting her second bid for the pageant crown after finishing as runner up to Francis Mane Burice of Philadelphia, in 1940; Miv Iowa, Lorene Ann Snod-dv; M: vi Charleston. Miriam King, and her aiter-beautv. Miss South Carolina. Oloria Missel. But the brown-haired beauties are varied Miss Washington, D. C, Jean Cavanaugh, has bronze-brown hair; Misa Wisconsin, Betty Ann Miller, sport chestnut; Miss Kansas City. Lelia Belle Wright, has reddish brown tresses, while those of Mis Mississippi, Madeline Smith, re dark brown. Their fair-haired and dark-haired tsters will offer formidable competition however. Blondes Include Mitzl Sfrother, Miss Florida, and Jessie Wilcox, Miss Atlantic City and hostess to the visiting beauties. Black-tressed contestants will include the new Miss Oklahoma, Mlfaunwy Dolores Shunatona, descendant of Indian chieftains, and Miss Miami. Anna Iouise Baker. But "Jeanie" will be pleased to know that six of the previous Miss Americas have had the proper shade of upsweep to be 'borne like a vapor on the bright summer air." On Sept. 12. 13 and 14. the golf anortlight will be focused on the Country Club of Atlantic City, when the nations top flight fairway mechanics attempt to win a piece of the $3,000 prize money in the first annual Atlantic City Open Golf Tournament. Such stars as Horton Smith, Ben Hosan, Jimmy Hines. Jimmy De-maref. Byron Nelson. Dutch Harrison, and Bruce Caltart already are entered along with a number of the foremost amateurs. Included among the latter is John B. "Jack" Kelly of Philadelphia, recently appointed by President Roosevelt to the new post of National Director of Physical Education. Approximately 150 golfers will tee off on the npeninc day. There will be two rounds of 13 holes each, after which the field will be reduced to 60 pros and 20 amateurs for the final 35 holes on Sunday. F.rst money for the pros is $1,200 with 24 o'.her cash awards. There are also 10 amateur prizes. The E'rel Pier Bowl, a perpetual trophy, will go 10 the winner along with a replica which he may retain. The tournament will bring to the Country Club of Atlantic City the greatest collection of Rollers it has seen since Harry Vardon and Ted Ray made the famous seashore course the scene of many of their exhibition matches. Natural Bridge, near Lex'ngtnn, V'a., t one of the seven natural wonders of the world Beautiful by day. the bridge provides a new thrill at maht when a pageant of light and mimic is presented. ft, am Poenno Mountains, Pa. ctomous SEPTEMBER DAYS 0 Enjoy yv fovorit d(vrsOfi in crip m'tr of W POfo Momtoi, H00 ft obovt to Uv1-27 ( gol. t fnntt COtfHs, lawn bowfino. iwimmmg. Wrdrful viitot otd scldd wod for rider and hikort. Movie od otfcof mdoor rereofion...Slc1 cl UCK Nltl US fa. 3 ouf h-om tv VoHt j PLEASANT RIDCE HOUSE 1 n ridmg. cncr:e poo tl9 i 2 m k 1 y j ; rhiSdrfTi undrr 12 haif rr. r strict.. : B;t R javvet, Moun'jiiBBome, s. Betty Phillip and a number of other attractive beach hoxtesxex are on hnnd on the Atlantic City beach, where beauty will take the tpothght this week with the selection of "Mi.i America" of 1941. miles by ran ana Tl has the distinc- ' usi4l linn rtf Keircr nntt ft fe of the largest single tour groups visiting Canadian territory this summer. The Hon. Philip Brais, leader af the Legislative Assembly of tha Province of Quebec welcomed the tourists to Que Sir mi' h mat. Philip Brais bec and spoke at a special Del-Mar-Va luncheon in the Queens H,otl. Montreal, last Wednesday. The local delegation was welcomed throughout the Dominion by Canadian officials. The Del-Mar-Va tourists generally agreed that the most impresMva sight of the entire trip was changing of the guard at the government buildings in Ottawa. RESORTS Atlantic City, X. J. Better accommodations, battel weather, better everything lot less cost during September' thirty golden day by the seal Plenty of room to really r-e-l-e-n end fenmh out the summer in a ruddy glow of health! Ideal for cycling, rollerchairing and aurfc beihing. Beaches uncrowded bul lirely! Boardwalk gay with early iall fashion and the fascination ol glittering hotels, shops, theatre and ocean piers! Fishing' fine golf's superb gunning' gieail Better come 03 W.akly OPEN GOLF TOURNAMENT" Nation formmott Golfer I jiijLy m iMviTtt rot 'Champion' Crack Florida Train Will Be Longer With Labor Day week-end in the past Florida travel commences to loom large a situation which, in recent years. ha.s advanced the .season by virtually three months. All summer, railroads serving the East Coa.n of Florida have ben busy In two ways one. in handling the unusually heavy summer business to Miami, and. two. in drawing up plans for improved winter service, to the Southland, both from New York and the Ea..t. and from Chicago and the Mid -West. Among these improvements will be an even longer Champion, for the 2-year-old streamliner will again grow in size, with lfi cars this winter, in an attempt to try to meet the new demands of patrons who wish to us- this trim speedster for their trip to Florida. By JOHN lODWlCK ST. PETERSBURG. Fla. With the official opening of the 1941-42 winter tourist season only a- few days away, this vacation metropolis on the Gulf of Mexico is receiving a heavy flow of visitors. Hundreds are taking up early residence to enter their children in the city's schools, which open Sept. 15. and many others are seeking refuge from states threatened with gasoline rationing. The winter tourist books at the city information bureau, which registered nearly 60.000 visitors last season, are opened with a skilled staff of clerks who know the answers to all the questions and problems confronting a newcomer. These books enable the winter population to locate friends and acquaintances also vacationing in the city. City sports and entertainment committees have been at work several weeks perfecting an amusement and recreation program unparalleled in the history of this resort. Early arrivals are seeing the results of the heavy construction program which has been going on here during the summer. Hundreds of new residences have been built in all sections of the city, which, with new hotels and apartment., have added greatly to St. Petersburg's housing accommodations. Many hop fronts on Ontral Avenue. "America's Main Street," have been redesigned to conform with latest trends in merchandising. Resort in Quebec Delays Closing Date MANOIR RICHELIEU. Que. Myron H. Woolley. manager of the Manoir Richelieu hotel and cottage colony on the shores of the St. Lawrence River in Quebec Province, has announced that the resort will remain open this season until Sept. 14, one week longer than originally planned. The change of closing date for the Manoir is due to the fact that this summer the Manoir has estab-; lished a record in the history' of this : section of Canada for unprecedented : popularity. Every day since the ; opening of the resort i.i June un-i usually long lists of guests have ar-i rived. Regular sailings and cruises i of Canada Steamship Lines' fleet of ! ships will continue from Montreal 1 daily, calling at Manoir Richelieu i until late in the autumn. SEPTEMBER Si P I Lonn views of hilU. hollows, valleys can be had from the the 100-mile mountatntop runs through the Shenandoah in the Blue Ridge Mountains '& 1 Golden September days! time of the year. i Nova"Scofia Welcomes Early Autumn Tourist Nova Scotia's early autumn tourist trade this year bids fair to equal the peak tourist business enjoyed during the summer months, according to a statement just issued by Harold Connolly, minister of industry and publicity. Province of Nova Scotia. "When the warm days of summer have waned there comes to Nova Scotia, early in the month of September, and lasting throughout that beautiful month." says Mr. Connolly, "a spell of weather known as Indian Summer, a period of beautiful sun shiny days, with cool refreshing I nights, and in the opinion of many j people is the best of all the seasons) in this Blueno.- peninsula." TRAVEL you Me eleven JLcd&utcj (?-lctel ATLANTIC CITY UNITE TO INVITE YOU FOR THE 'GOLDEN SEASON' Famous all, these seven hotels offer you a choice of ocean-front accommodations to enjoy the golden charm of September-October by the sea. Golden indeed! ... in climate, in gay uncrouded pleasures, in broad bathing beaches bright with cabanas, in spacious guest rooms overlooking the Boardwalk and the sparkling surf sun decks lounges and solaria sea water baths mid-summer entertainment fine cuisine. Select Clientele Foe rare, accommodations and individual features, address Reservation Manaser at mar ct the undersigned hotels. IIISNTON CHAIFO NTS. -H ADDON HALL CLARlDGI DINNIS MARLIOROUGH-ILINHIIM . SIASIOI - TtATMOlI Oaj the Isle Romantic in the Bint Atlantic mountains and Skyline Drive, t5T highway which SiSsj Sational Park Ssfl of Virginia. ' 1 wWe $tgf iSj H You'll mtti rh blc crowds and tht h'fher resort rt if voq take a Settembr action al vrn i wiw Dim nih travel cosra when von o by Grer-lioundl You'll be rla'f van waited! One FrtunJ Way Trip Wlnnlfier. 4.IS rner . . . SS.SS 4. Idaha Fal'a V! H o vi St. Paul SIS J Fare. Ml. ).?S St as Bolfalf V .M ll.I GREYHOUND DEPOT 11th A WEST STS. Phone: SI 12 and 6113 GREYHOUND "SOUTH CAROLINA AVE. JUST OFF BOARDWALK NEAR STEEL PIE 3 Hollywood Cowns Arrive For Atlantic City Fete ATLANTIC CITY, N. J. A $75 -000 bundle from Hollywood arrived in Atlantic City this week, covered by proportionate insurance. The contents, 50 gorgeous gowns, are the pick of the screen's wardrobe crop a shipment of glamour, to be worn by beauty contestants in the "Miss America Pageant" displayed in the 'Cavalcade of Screen Glamour," a teature of the beauty and talent show. Included In the lot is the midnight blue velvet creation worn by Katharine Hepburn in RKO's "Mary Queen of Scots:" TRAVEL 1 1 Vacto"W One Pound Way Trip atJt oA South? Fast Service at Cape Charles 8 Trips Each Way Daily REDUCED FARES FROM DELAWARE POINTS KoJnd Trip TO WILMINGTON Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of Each Meek. Except Holidays BED STAR MOTOR COACHES Except Where Fare i Lea than 50c, This is 25 REDUCTION Consult Tour Iral Kfd Star Agent For Further Details $950 INCLUDING $f Ou. ALL MEALS A3 LH5 - r SPECIAL FAMILY AMD CROUP PATES ORCHESTRA DANCING ELEVATOR TO STREET LEVEL FREE OCEAN IATHING FROM HOTEL Wnfe tor Bnkltt and Fy mp'an P!n CAPACITY SOO FIREPROOF CARACP r Is Delightful Travel Month ! New York City The b time f see New York is maw when it's cooler, aayer. And you can iv rifht ia rhc heart of everything, at popular rare . . . ac The D.. Hotel! OAKY t ATIS OM L imii O Ktftu WfffKir I ATM MOM 7$ tjarffSi aihpa4 t mmm Ummm KMmrm Ull J Irmm) 111 llPfSIt SBlllMr uyr M Ammmt frta $1 rll ffltOI - " ' Philadelphia. Ta. 7k t -K -K -K -K -K -K BELLEVUE, "on of th few fomout Hotels in AMERICA" i..beamfomtx through It unsurpassed facilities. Hi superb food, the unvarying groeiousness of jtt tervic and its vigilant inonagement. And you will lo oppreciot its reasonable rates. BELLfVUE-STRATFORD IN PHILADELPHIA ClAUD! H. KNNtTT -fc -K -K M AOMOfTIONfD ItSTAUIANTS r -zzz . . TRAVEL EXPERIENCED . . Iel tUnnin mywhr. Land, t r ata. M wilt make all arran-nfi. 4 -tend to a'l details. Na eb-Hasti. mm yeur eart. RUSSELL S. FISHER SB? SrtMit iMe BM rh i7! 1. 1 . , 1 i, . :i ALL if MEY CASTLE -PENNSV1LLE CAPE CHARLES - NORFOLK Avoid All City Congestion wm i i rail, bus, steamship, and plane await your command. Beautifully prepared literature is yours for the asking. Detailed motor routes may also be quickly secured free of charge by phoning the News-Journal Travel Bureau or filling in the coupon below, Happy September traveling! Continuous 24 Hour Service at New Castle , .jaja L Jfo Bares 1W ieuH n CaM WMsm. Ask ffw Travel Bureau A SEPTEMBER TO rtEMEMBCIt when you iJoy of The 5fte(bwrnet Large coot rooms, ocean sun decks,, luxurious oppomtmeots. Broad bathing beach. Orchestra. Reasorvobie rates. European Plan. FAMOUS SHHkUtNE GSIlX COCKTAJl LOUNGE Paul Amswaldmr Mgr. THE Shelburttie ATLANTIC CITY l-LBERON Trnn Art, Paeifie W Opp. CntKolit Charcti 1 rr (p SpiiJl14 l6i Kil MP$iTTi ,lttOAY TO ' -.sr v Pere. I Trnn. Av. at Roardwalk. Brick construe- tion. Ocrin view rooms, Cnrop. plan. Bates ra. Rrsiavrant-lan roam. 1. ft- Pallork TfTLAROMDOn Vfifts Vinruita tn Hi Btaat ria. Xan r water. rriv.a Coma 1.S 1T t?r Vr.- ill weaMr. aaatrae uai Ut Admiral ciri mit NEW JERSEY OPEN UNTIL SFPTEMBER l.tth tmhee- Rales Very l,w. Write r FALL VAuAI luiid Tr Newt-Journal Travel Buom ha d-icripHvfj literotvre from every S?ot in tha United Stotet. Book'ets on Canada ore 0U0 ovoil-ob'e. Moke ycor Fait Vacation more enioynb'e. Phone TK Boreoo, -5351 ona ask for tK rierotvr voo desire. TKi ij o FREE SERVICE. mi im m in i II miiaa i i in i aaaaaaaa Cape May, X. J. Finest travel Delawareans are ideally situated to quickly reach many famous vacation-lands. Southward stretches the beautiful. Scenic Skyline Drive of Virginia; the famed Creat Smoky Mountains of North Carolina and Tennessee; the enchanting Mid-South and ever popular Florida. North of Delaware beckon the Pocono Mountains and hundreds of miles of fine highways in Pennsylva- . nia. New England and Canada are on many Fall itineries. Nearby Atlantic City and magic New York City are but a few hours' distant. Fast streamlined transportation by Clip Coupon and Mail News-journal Travel Bureau, : Wilmington, Delaware. : j Please send me Free information-ion: ANNAPOLIS-MATAPEAKE FERRIES nimmtr Sehedule fcfferliye Jane It, 1(41. Kallj Sundej tuttri Ktand-ar Time. L Annapolis: 7 5. I. . 10. 11 A. M 12 noon. I. 1.30. 2 3. 3 30. 4 5. S.30. 7. 7 30. . 10 P- M 1J m:d. l.y Matapeake: 7 2S. a. 9. 10 11 A M , 12 noon. 13 30. 1. 1. J 30 3. 4. 4 30 t. . 30 7. . 30. 11 P. M Redare Antenaobne A Pasaeneer Rstea The Morgantown ffridife Rome, throuish Historic and Picturesque Tidewater Vir-tsnia. offer the motorist a direct route to Richmond WIHiamsburg. yorktoirn. Jamn-.own and the South. r Further Infermation Write: K1ATF. ROADS COMMISSION' W. T. Leithiaer. Adeertiaine Direeter Cheaapeake Itay Ferra Sria III . L'linjlon St. Baltimore. Md. For Late Fall Vacations Con-j suit the News-Journal Travel, Bureau. II I 1 (Nsme) I AJdresO DaUi 1 1199 Robert B. Ludy, Inc.

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