The Los Angeles Times from Los Angeles, California on January 17, 1960 · 96
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The Los Angeles Times from Los Angeles, California · 96

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Sunday, January 17, 1960
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Ifl Port V-SUU, JAN. 17,1960 2 Eog angtlftf KiXAt can taka hom a cognac-, lar any one of them will filled bust of Napoleon that take off his Indian helmet Trcwe lei Diary: Tropics Take Swanky Turn l BY HORACE SUTTON of beachfront some 17 miles Copyright, 1MB, N.Y, HerilrJ Trlbunt, Inc from the a 1 T p 0 X t at St. ST. CROIX, Virgin Is- Croix, near the most easter-lands Yoicks, Reginald, y point of the United it's getting very toney here states. You never heard so in the tropics. many people located so The b e 1 1 h o p s of the ; easterly talking so southed Grapetree Bay Hotel, this w sandbar's newest encampment, are done up in short blue pants, long blue socks and, white pith helmets, originally made for British troops en route to Indja, Each of the cottages has three rooms, and .three plenty of land is still avail-baths-and one is eauiDned able at Grapetree Bay, in with stove, gink and icebox. Most of these shiny shacks are privately owned by I can remember a couple V "t "v" "wlce um of seasons ago.when St.. ms cooperative spirit, the Croix was an outpost of thes homeowners are given . a sun-tan set. Now they got slice of the rental fees baggage smashers that look charged to guests. They like Bengal, lancers be- also - get their very own calmed in Bermuda. . blue blazer with the Grape-The blighters also wear tree Bay crest over the the rig when fetching room heart. Refugees from the service orders which they northern frostbeds . are infill astride blue motorcycles. ; vited to engage these quar-lt's a startling sight for ; ters at anywhere from $44 those who summon break- tn $r2 a riav. mnHifiprl fast hv tplpnhnni when ' Ampriran nlan alar Irnmirn '. let in the sea view. The din only half awake. Nor is the as the Scotch Hotel Plan. "ing room has an Pen wal1 picture less complicated lunch, Lunch is served, if you wish, on the apron of a lovely pool built, Riviera style, at the ocean's edge. Dinner is dispensed upstairs jri a cheerful salon set with Danish teak chairs tian Hotel, a collection of are icons, angels and santos lin, and Greek Tsikoudhi, and tables, looking out to a 11 apartments over the at the Little Guardhouse, aged in post-goat, goat glassy-eyed view of the sea. wharves in the candy box Japanese binoculars, cam- skins. Also available are A Carolina cook rassles the town of Christiansted. Ail eras and radios at the Com- such rare tonics (as East vittles, but don't expect of them are set up for light Pass Rose, and an incredi- German vodka, Hungarian corn pone and conch chow- housekeeping and rent for ble selection of liquids at a poiinka from the old der. It's solid international $S3 t0 $135 a week 0ne paneled den called Canb d and arak as used in fare served by Puerto j"" Cellars. Among the hba- th naremg of the Middle Rican waiters. Seven lh a bar; set UP for "Sht tions on the shelves of the East Anvbody 'with $19.50 houses are still for sale and will ' play the Marseillaise when they take off the hat. But heck, man! You know those Carolina boys out at Grapetree? Well, for a dol- and whistle "Dixie." Of course, none of them f if filled with Napoleon brandy, It being too expensive and against the house rules case you need a new blazer. Den Offers Wide Another new innkeeper in St. Croix, this year is Laurance Rockefeller, the well-heeled Hilton. Laurance has purchased Estate Good Hope, a tiny jewel of an establishment with 14 suites, each of them sporting " such refinements as .winter coat closets, glass tables for breakfast, low windows in the bedroom to house-drinking, rents for $143. The Ililty's also have a lovely tree-shaded restaurant by the water's edge, a marina, and a shop in which the counter is an old demasted sailboat. Shoppers who heave-to will find linen shorts from Austria, shirts from Luxembourg and silks from Italy, not to mention Mme. Hilty, who i3 from France. Tucked away on other shelves in Christiansted last named are, for instance, tamarind brandy with honey as distilled by one Quo Noon in pre-pink Peiping, diplomatic service vodka bottled in the shadow of the pre-Khrushchev Krem- Fun.On-A-8udpr llftW" can Mjoy tin Finest cruise no a umiry if ft n II rn IlUlf Ship efferine all the eonvenisncts and cemfortAvHrUlw of 1 Modern Air-Conditioned Liner. Excellent Accommodations LW Deck-Dancing Swim Pool Superb Continental American Cuisine Round Trip from Lis Angeles from SZ90 first sailing npm no. want jvm ""- MFYirn Special Economy 9-Day Tour Dy air irom i.h. 5 ACAPULCO modations, many Extra features. . . COSMOS TRAVEL BUREAU, I!C. UA IflM lift rAfiffWCTV. WOOm 3IU, l " 209 lOTH YfA TRANSATLANTIC STUDENT TOUR 2 Doyi tO Counttiti $oil Juno U er July IS er Aug. 24 ' $988 DR. A301PHI PERVT 3060 San Antonio Dr. ' Palm Rgringi. Cut, FAirn 4-2731 or 1202 No Pttrl Av., Cnmstnn NEwnurk 2.3709 IS I 10 P.M.) when the lads begin to speak. To a man, they have been imported , from the Carolina hills. i Grapetree Bay is a Carolina-staffed cottage colony that stretches across a mile as the bcotcn Hotel Plan, means you buy your own TRAVEL IN BRIEF i 1 on the seaside, and the bar comes equipped with a drinking counter with the chairs facing the Caribbean.1 From now until May 1 guests pay Rockefeller $60 a day, all meals included. He'll settle for $38 a day from then until the first of December. The famed photographer Wendy Hilty has opened the charming King Chris- Continued from 8th Pat; rently being refitted in Turkey according to U.S. standards and with U.S. equipment. : Jn addition to air conditioning, . additional staterooms are being constructed to provide for 300 passengers. The ship carries a crew of 155. ;The Tarsus will depart from New York on March 12 on a special inaugural cruise which will feature 6top3 at Miami, Nassau, Kingston, Cartagena, Colon, Balboa and Acapulco. This particular sailing will terminate at Ensenada, from where, passengers will be transported by bu3 to San Diego. She is scheduled to arrive at Long' Beach on March 31. Mexico Travel Advisors oft Hollywood have been appointed general passenger agents for the line, Details of the future cruise program are available at travel agencies. i The Aku Aku Restaurant, the newest de luxe dining facility in Las Vegas, is to open Feb. 1 on the grounds of the Stardust Hotel. The thatch-roofed restaurant, built at a cost of $620,-000, features e x o t i c : Far East foods to go along with its Pacific-styled motif. you'll see mm n HAWAI CONGENIAL GROUPS ' LEAVE WEEKLY ;. HAWAII CALLS lOUll i ftatumg fun, ptrsona nrvit end mer ighfinin0. i QUEEN Motion truil wV and Luxury Airlinw . thr Moana Haiti Around liland Tour City Taw T luou Aloha raciptian - Hawaii Colli broadcast lunchion Champagno Party Dinnar at fameui noyql Hawaiian Hotil and EXTRA PUN PEA. TURES - 14 DAYS. Ptnanalitad by Alilca. O HULA HOLIDAY ,,an. rouB(J trip plui holal and tour filtt Kit for dayi. 43.DU SCi VOUR AGENT HAWAII TRAVEL CENTER DIV. OF TRAVEL CENTER. INC. 649 S. OLIVE MA. 7-4748 OFFICES MAY CO. STORES ior at Toimui $498 and the tlyf iboard thi SS Prince 6eirgt LTJi n the snl luxury ship i l sailing uic vaini ' t tyM inside oassaee to Alaska ;- l 15 or 22 day itineraries May 30, August 22 & 31 Irmjint stopping it tht A' 4 Empress Hotel in Victoria " ...Banff Sprines Hotel W i ...enchantlnjCriateiu '? ' lake Louise. ..and Jasper Ti :f ran Looge.:.s ucmni . rJavs eruisinff thrmiffh tha i Inside Dissaii of our t ? , 49th state.- Luxurious accommodations. Magnificent cuisine. Sunshine and fun all the way on a vacation you'll never forget.' luxurloui...nd is c. nomical! Write us for the beautiful color brochure and make your reserve, tiont early ... You know It's t Laughlln Tour, nothing was ever to per- c. sonil. - r"" u . -urn I Ml. 7 05SS ...cilt er wrrti your travel agent. Dept. 12T, 530 West 6th Street Los Angeles 14, California jwwvva,.w$ FOR THE OicST TRAVEL INVESTMENT 111 EUROPE 1960 You get the most for your money when you travel Cook's. CRUISES ESCORTED TOURS TO EUROPE i O W0NDERT0URS 35-41 days in the won-" derful world of Europe. 7 Countries. 107 de-; failures by air or famous ocean liners. From ' $777. ' -v , " :, . 7-C0UNTRY-35 day. 27 departures' by "Queens" or by ir. From $1398. CLASSIC GRAND 53-57 days. 30 departures by nir, "Queens" or "United States." In-elusive minimum cabin class fares start at 52331. Alt-tUROPE -85-89 days. 14 Countries. FromS3634. - - m INDEPENDENT TRAVEL -On-your-own" custom-maoe iimeraries. ah arrangements specifically suited to your needs, made for au if Cooks. . . - i EVERY ESCORTED TOUR WILL VISIT ! OBERAMMERGAU FOR THE DRAMATIC i PASSION PLAY SPECTACLE DURING . PERIOD MAY 19th TO SEPT. 25th. SPECIAL COOK'S OFFERINGS ; SOUTH AMERICA ESCORTED AIR TOURS 26 days. 6 convenient departures. 8 Latia American Countries. $1268. from Miami. ) AFRICA ALL-EXPENSE TRAVEL PLANS -Air departure from New York leaving any day. 32 days. From $2197. (Optional routes.) O DELUXE AIR TOURS AROUND THE WORLD -Departures front New York, Jan. 30, Feb. 27. 72 days, escorted. Fare $5390. O F5ON0MY AIR TOURS AROUND THE VVOriLD-From New York. 28 days. 6 con. veaient departures, escorted. Fare $ 1960. DRIVE YOURSELF IN EUROPE-New bro-chure describes 9 different itineraries in Europe, witri Cook's practical advice about which car to order for each tour. 12 lo 30 days. 5685 to $1242. " ARISTA STUDENT TOURS - Chaperoned tours of Europo for teen-agers and college students in separate groups. Including Scandinavia, Russia, the Mediterranean and the Near East. From $1295. CAR0NIA MEDITERRANEAN SPRING CRUISE -Sails May 14th. 35 days. 11 Countries. 14 Ports. Visit: Madeira, Gibraltar, Tangier, Malta, Dubrovnik, Venice, Catania, Messina, Naples, Villefranche, Barcelona, Lisbon, Cherbourg, Southampton. Min. $900. BERGENSFJ0RD NORTH CAPE CRUISE-Sails July 1. 42 days. 19 Ports. See: Glengar-nff. Dun Laoghaire, Greenock, Hammerfest, "North Cape. Tromso, Ytterdal, Geiranger, Bergen, Eidfjord, Oslo. Visby, Helsinki, Stock-holm, Fredericia, Copenhagen, Bremerhaven. Amsterdam, Antwerp. Min. $1075. O SOUTH SEAS CRUISES -From San Fran-cisco or Los Angeles, 42 days. Visit: Tahiti, New Zealand, Australia, Fiji, Samoa and Honolulu. From $1549. . . . - MEXICO, HAWAII MEXICO SUNSHINE TOURS -Departures weekly from Mexico City. 1J days, escorted. $276. (Transportation to Mexico additional.) HAWAII CRUISE-TOURS-Lincrs Matsoma and Lurline from Los Angeles and San Francisco, departures scheduled through November 18th. Including 4 main Islands of Oahu, Maui, Hawaii and Kauai. 22 days, escorted. From $999. O 14-Day Escorted Air Tours. Departures every other week. From $545 plus tax. Fares based on Tourist Air Flights. , CATHOLIC TRAVEL LEAGUE : PILGRIMAGES - Sponsored and personally conducted by His Eminence, Richard Cardinal Cushing and other members of the Catholic Hierarchy. Feature-visits to the dramatic Passion Play at Obcrammergau International tucharbtic Congress at Munich, Germany Rome, Lourdes and other famed places of. Catholic and cultural interest. By ship or air. 17 to 48 days. From $995. For brochure see your travel agent, Cook's, or Catholic Travel League, 1841 Broadway, New York. CO 5-7800. f See your Cook's authorized Travel Agent or IV f"!ff rfafir - o $20 W. Sixth St., les AngtUs, MA 7-8545 a Kijti3 m m Wk an im mm aaar- sjr m. ar I liUtVl VVVU C gUil Wii.hirt IV World's largest and most txperlencei travel ergardiatlon Blvd., lev. Hills. CR 4-7051 1 72 So. lake Ave., Pasadena. SY 2-71 68 530 B Street, San Diego, lElmont 4-721 1 CFca In ether principal cities. Cook's Trailers Cheques still only 71 f perWO. fiesta CRUISE LINES INC. announces A SERIES OF CRUISES UNIQUE 17-DAY CRUISE front NEW YORK I MIAMI s (March 12th) I (March 15th) to ACAPULCO, MEXICO and SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA the SS TARSUS (spacious cabins fully air-conditioned) . Visiting NASSAU, KINGSTON CARTAGENA, COLON, PANAMA CANAL and BALBOA RATES CABINS WITH FACILITIES To MEXICO from 3520 le Si0 To SAN DIEGO from S425 lo S8M CABINS WITHOUT FACILITIES To MEXICO from $290 a SS0S To SAN DIEGO from $358 to $605 AND, Of COURSl, Yon can take your car with you for only 100 botwton ny two porta TOURS ASHORE BY AMERICAN EXPRESS REGULAR CRUISES every other Saturday between LOS ANGELES AND ACAPULCO (Starling April 2nd) . . the SS TARSUS (spacious cabins fully air-conditioned) RATES fbwrt ony lw porlt) CABINS WITH FACILITIES - On.-woy from $260 to $34$ Full Cruiso from $520 to $690 CABINS WITHOUT FACILITIES On.-woy from $14$ to $25$ ' Full Cruii from $290 to $50$ You can lake your car along for only $85 between any two ports .' :c 75-DAY ARCHAEOLOGICAL and BIBLICAL CRUISE ' ABOARD THE PEARL OF MEDITERRANEAN S S ANKARA Leaving Venice May 2nd Returning Genoa May 16th and Cannes May 1 7th Visiting GREECE, TURKEY, EGYPT, LEBANON, CYPRUS, JERUSALEM RATES (Tourt aihoro Incfucfod) CABINS WITH FACILITIES From $390 to $720 CABINS WITHOUT FACILITIES From $200 fo $49$ For information and reservations, see your travel agent i no one can serve you better lti:f 3rd International L 1 . HAVANA r9 mm I HAVANA ' J SPEED, WEEK - SrV will provide the most vV v x exciting races on the h Vv V " 'Internationale calendar I J Vv W1 FIESTA CRUISE LINES, INC. Now York Offito . 500 fifth Avonu Now York, N Y. Ttltphono; lOngocro 4-6860 lot Anfoloo Offito 1717 No. Hlohlond Avo. Hollywood 28, California Toltphonoi Hollywood 2728 General Passenger and Ticket Agency MEXICO TRAVEL ADVISORS Offfeta In Now York lea Angtltt, $M fronclto Sao Antonio Soattlo, Chicof Mexico Ciry, Acosvfca Maiatlan, Toronto. SAIUNG FROM NtW ORLEANS f. o7) t COMPltTHY AI CON0ITIONEO c PADiRRF&ii nnmsES iwm -!.". Intimate charm of thls'ideal yacM-lik. Wf SLtt. One sitting in th. dining salon, spaaou. decks, dockslde anchorage at most ports of call. MAT o14IYStrnlJMl ANNUAL SPRING CRUISE TO EUROPE with 13-d"oy Norway xtion Crulifc S' IrtZ S?or,diovio. M.ditorron.on Cru,... Clipper Jjixe ll 9111 IVINttt. $m yor frovol of" or wrift: A brand new.built-for-thrills course... the finest cars and drivers in the world... a week of thrills, excitement and thundering drama! Sports car; Junior and Formula A events -climaxed by the tremendous 300-mile, Le Mans start Cuba Trophy Race! Whether you're a dyed-in-the-wool racing fan or just a lover of excitement, it's a week. ' you shouldn't miss! ' And youH find a warm welcome in Havana hotels, restaurants, -night spots wherever you go. The face of Cuba is a friendly face... - and you'll find that the heart of Cuba is warm with hospitality! PON COM PLKTB INFORMATION ON GRAND PRIX WIIK OR HUNTINO AND FISHINQ IN CUBA (It'e terrific) MAIL THI COUPON TODAYI STAR CLASS REGATTA JanuaryHavana SNIPE CLASS REGATTA FebruaryHavana CUBAN TOURIST COMMISSION In New York Pnmentd, Rock fttttr Cntr Ui MimlS3l Cut Fltgltr Stnet IAT4 At Hevnt U Ktmpt, Vdid9 Yt, I would Ilk to know mere tbeut tht net Cubit ' Pluto lend m. fr of cAaye. Ma Mowing brochovtt . Cubl Tourttl 6vH D FhkMl utd MmMtf A Oft. HMith Spm In Cuba Q Hmmim 9nn4Me , Nima. Addreee. City. .Zone. .State. So Rnorvotion and Information Coll CI. 1-tl0$ For ' $TIUA 003 CUnDAfilC TRAVEL At COUlTfft $, jooe WIISM tlVO., I A. . WI. J-S42I Xeservafons and Complete Information BEI-AI3C TRAVEL no N. $EPUlVfC IL, IOS ANOEltS I i IK. Iriill - 6L X4a4 Mimbtr or A JT.A. s. nk H. W M MM '1 .' J f ' V! it :.:,w.i . -I-.. ill ,vw ,1 ST K CRISIS from Miami Aboard (he MS f IIAHWA C Fully Air-Conditioned BathShower In Every lm J THC SHIP. ..THE TUP-Now lor Hit first two, a hairy loot feet anluai t lor tropical trrst-bayttflrf hrijliad-iparkli accsamodttiooa . . . oat-eeor tilrt pool . iokkkh ipsrtt dock, Minatt rtijtit datt-loontoi; Mvootart w. tiotrt placet ttoepod m Historic km-jo karfai krrni tutr-tm eorrt. Coontf-tht-cloek p.ogram et activittta. parlitt, 4ancM ami Mortaio-itot . . . prt-rdMtt . . . Marnational eunina an badrtwiially Hot, Italian Mrvit . . . apptteasinf buHeti M tax . . . mit morntti boeilloo . . . Itirooaii ttn...o)iiriiM laacht. ' NORTH AFRICA MEDITERRANEAN EUROPE 21-Day "Casual Cruise" Sail May 3-$380 min VISIT: Bermuda, Funchol, Caiablonto, Tangier!, Gibraltar, Raima, J Barcelona, Cannes, Genoa Terminate! in Genoa, May 24 1 ' SPECIAL SHORT CRUISES 5 Days April 23 4 Days April 28 $100 mi. S 80 min. Sot row 'rW At Wrftt wofcowaM ATLANTIC CRUISE S30 frtceyee ye Miom, Urn. ....... Nassau, Hoih ear- " J" v If HoiS ftnrrl m m m 1 1 i W m m m m " '

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