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Guest House: Oak Lawn. % Mi. N. of City Limits on Rt. 31. A pleas-
ant and simple home caring for 8 guests. E. 2NB $2.00. FPark. Pets P.

BELLEVILLE, ILL. Pop. 28,750. (Conoco C-9) 13 ML S.E. of St. Louis.
13 Means "beautiful city." Fine houses and shady streets justify its name.
Hotel: Belleville. 120 rms., all WB. E. 2WB $3.00. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

BLOOMINGTON, ILL. Pop. 30,500. (Conoco E-5) 127 Mi. S.W. of Chicago.
51 & 66 Wesleyan Univ. Many associations with Abraham Lincoln.

Hotel: Illinois. Perfectly satisfactory in every way. 175 rms., 75 WB.
Meals. E. 2NB $3.00. 2WB $4.00. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

CAIRO, ILL. Pop. 13,550. (Conoco E-12) 29 Mi. S.E. of Cape Girardeau.
51- An interesting city with a southern flavor. Junction of Ohio and the Missis-
sippi.

Hotel: Cairo. Well furnished with ceiling fans, and such things. Down-
town. 100' rms., 70 WB. E. 2NB $2.50. 2WB $3.50. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

CHAMPAIGN, ILL. Pop. 21,400. (Conoco F-6) 32 Mi. W. of Danville.
45 & 150 University of Illinois.

Hotel: Inman. Typical university atmosphere and, of course, crowded at
certain times of the year. 154 rms., 50 WB. E. 2NB $2.75. 2WB $3.50. Gar.
50c. Pets P.

CHICAGO, ILL. Pop. 3,700,000. (Conoco G-2) 849 Mi. W. of New York.
2,259 Mi. E. of San Francisco. Touring information at: Chicago Motor Club,
66 E. South Water St.; Texaco Co., 332 So. Michigan Ave.; Sinclair Refining
Co., 2540 West Cermak Rd.; and Socony -Vacuum Touring Service, 59 E. Van
Buren St.

12 & 66- -Stockyards, fine bldgs., park system, and others too numerous to men-
tion.

Hotel: Drake. Michigan Blvd. at Oak. A beautiful hotel, excellent serv-
ice and attractive rooms. About a mile up the avenue from the Loop district
in the fashionable area of small shops and exclusive apartments.

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CHICAGO, ILL. (Continued)

Hotel: Edgewater Beach. 5349 Sheridan Road. Especially popular
cause of its location on the shore of the lake. Private beach with moonlig
dancing in summer. An excellent hotel.

Hotel: Morrison. Madison and Clark Sts. Popular with business men
because of its very convenient central location.

Hotel: Palmer House. Wabash Ave., State and Monroe Sts. Convenient!
located, in the heart of the Loop. Chauffeurs deliver your car to and from th
garage. Very large 2,248 rooms, each with bath. E. $5 to $10.

Hotel: Pearson. 190 E. Pearson St. This hotel is on the so-called "Near
North Side" a block from Michigan Boulevard and is a favorite with those
who wish a quiet, smaller place to stay. Away from the turmoil of the city.
Busses pass the door. E. SWB $3 to $4. 2WB $5 to $6.

Hotel: Seneca. 200 E. Chestnut St. Also in the "Near North Side" dis-
trict and on a very quiet street but a short distance from the lake. A small
hotel and a good one.

Hotel: Stevens. Michigan Ave., 7th and 8th Streets. The largest in the
world and an excellent one.

Hotel: Windermere East. 1642 E. 56th St. Pleasantly located just on
block from Lake Michigan and facing Jackson Park. A very attractive res
dential and transient hotel. 695 rms., each with bath. E. $3.50 to $8.





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CRYSTAL LAKE, ILL. Pop. 3,732. (Conoco F-l) 13 Mi. N. of Elgin.
14 Many summer homes around the lake.

Hotel: Pingry. One of those old-time comfortable small hotels that sat-
isfies the weary traveler. 30 rms., many WB. E. 2NB $2.00. 2WB $3.00.
FPark. Gar. 25c. Pets P.

DANVILLE, ILL. Pop. 37,500. (Conoco G-6) 123 Mi. S. of Chicago.
150 "Uncle Joe" Cannon's mansion.

Hotel: Wolford. Fireproof, the city's newest and largest. Everything
done for your comfort. 225 rms., all WT. and most WB. Meals. E. 2NB
$3.00. 2WB $4.50. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

DECATUR, ILL. Pop. 57,350. (Conoco E-6) 40 Mi. E. of Springfield.
36 & 51 Millikin University.

Hotel: Orlando. One of the "Van Orman Hotels." Well-operated, well-
liked. 250 rms., 135 WB. E. 2NB $3.00. 2WB $4.00. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

DE KALB, ILL. Pop. 10,000. (Conoco F-2) 60 Mi. W. of Chicago.
330 Teachers' College.

Hotel: Rice. Small but satisfactory. 70 rms., 20 WB. E. 2NB $2.50.
2WB $3.50. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

EDWARDSVILLE, ILL. Pop. 6,235. (Conoco D-9) 24 Mi. N.E. of St. Louis.
66 8 governors of Illinois have made Edwardsville their home.

Guest House: Tourist Lodge. 7 St. Andrews Place. Large, fine, modern
brick home, well-furnished and comfortable. 5 rms., 2 baths. E. 2NB $2.00.
FPark. Pets P.

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EVANSTON, ILL. Pop. 64,000. (Conoco G-2) 16 ML N. of Chicago.
41 Northwestern University. Residential suburb.

Hotel: The Evanston. Old but immaculate, and inexpensive. 200 rms.,
all WB. E. 2WB $3.00 up. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

Hotel: The Homestead. 1625 Hinman Ave. One hotel that has abolished
tipping in a manner that is satisfactory to all. Small, dignified, quiet. Pleas-
ant location. Excellent. 35 rms., all WB. Meals. E. 2WB $5.00 up. Gar.
50c.

FREEPORT, ILL. Pop. 22,100. (Conoco D-l) 28 Mi. W. of Rockford.
20 Lincoln-Douglas debate. Many parks.

Hotel: Freeport. ACond., which means something in this country.
150 rms, 110 WB, all WT. E. 2NB $3.00. 2WB $4.50. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

GALESBURG, ILL. Pop. 31,000. (Conoco C-4) 52 Mi. N.W. of Peoria.
24 & 150 Knox College.

Hotel: Custer. Last year, Mr. and Mrs. Schimmel just about tore this

hotel apart and rebuilt it from the basement up, making it top-notch in

every way. 204 rms, 150 WB. Many of these in new addition. E. 2NB $3.00.
2WB $4.00 up. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

JACKSONVILLE, ILL. Pop. 17,800. (Conoco C-7) 35 Mi. W. of Springfield.
36 -Home of Illinois College. State school for deaf and blind.

Inn: Colonial. More like a country place than a hotel. Small, lovely, quiet,
with many permanent guests. About 10 rms. available for transients. E.
2NB $3.00. 2WB $4.00. FGar.

Hotel: New Dunlop. A city type hotel in center of city. 120 rms, 65
WB. E. 2NB $3.00. 2WB $4.00. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

JOLIET, ILL. Pop. 43,000. (Conoco G-3) 37 Mi. S.W. of Chicago.
6 & 30 Hotel: Louis Joliet. 22 E. Clinton. One of those good city hotels,
having 225 rms. and kitchenette apts. E. 2NB $2.50. 2WT $3.50. 2WB
$4.00 to $5.00. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

Guest House: Gillett. 609 Cass St. Those preferring home atmosphere
will find good accommodations here. 11 rms, 3 baths. E. 2NB $2.00. FPark.
Pets P.

KANKAKEE, ILL. Pop. 21,750. (Conoco G-4) 60 Mi. S. of Chicago.
52 Named for the river which flows through the city.

Hotel: Kankakee. Fireproof and newest. 150 rms, 100 WB. E. 2NB

$3.00. 2WB $4.00. Gar. 50c.

KEWANEE, ILL. Pop. 17,250. (Conoco D-3) 57 Mi. S.E. of Davenport.
34 Hotel: Parkside. 110 rms, 82 WB. E. for 2, $2.50 to $5.00. Gar. 50c.

LAKE FOREST, ILL. Pop. 7,500. (Conoco G-l) 40 Mi. N. of Chicago.
42 - Beautiful residential suburb.

Inn: Deerpath. A fine place to stop. 100 rms, all WB. E. 2WB $6.00.
FPark. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

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LA GRANGE, ILL. Pop. 10,700. (Conoco G-2) 23 Mi. E. of Aurora.
34- -Residential suburb.

Guest House: Miss Isabel Ross. 330 N. Catherine Ave. Enclosed sleep-
ing porches and 4 rms., 2 baths. E. 2NB $2.00 to $2.50. FPark.

LA SALLE, ILL. Pop. 13,500. (Conoco E-3) 95 ML S.W. of Chicago.
6 & 51 Deer Park. Starved Rock. Rich in Indian lore.

Hotel: Kaskaskia. Fireproof and up-to-date. You will be comfortable
here. 110 rms., 60 WB. Meals. E. 2NB $3.00. 2WB $4.00. Gar. 50c
Pets P.

LINCOLN, ILL. Pop. 12,855. (Conoco E-6) 31 Mi. S.W. of Bloomington
66 The only town named for Lincoln with his knowledge and consent.

Hotel : Lincoln. Not large having but 50 rms. which are newly furnishet
and decorated. 25 rms. WB. Meals. E. 2NB $2.50. 2WB $3.50 to $5.00
FPark. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

MATTOON, ILL. Pop. 14,900. (Conoco F-7) 46 Mi. S. of Champaign.
45 -Near Lincoln Memorial Park.

Hotel: U. S. Grant. 80 rms., 50 WB. E. for 2 $2.50 to $5.00. Gar. 50c.

MOLINE, ILL. Pop. 33,000. (Conoco C-3) 5 Mi. E. of Davenport.
6- Hotel: LeClaire. This city hotel has 220 rms., 70 apts., all WB. Meals.
E. 2WB $4.00. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

MONMOUTH, ILL. Pop. 9,000. (Conoco B-4) 16 ML W. of Galesburt
34 & 67 Home of Monmouth College.

Hotel: Monmouth. Small, only about 40 rms., but perfectly all rij
Quiet. E. 2NB $3.00. 2WB $4.00. Gar. 50c.

NORMAL, ILL. Pop. 7,500. (Conoco E-5) 2 ML N. Bloomington.
51 Illinois State Normal University.

Guest House: Mrs. Wade H. Keller. 300 N. Main St. A pleasant home
with accommodations for 6 guests, having rms. NB and WB. Most satisfactory.
E. 2NB $2.00. 2WB $3.50. FPark.

OTTAWA, ILL. Pop. 15,500. (Conoco E-3) 84 ML S.W. of Chicago.
6 Hotel: Creedon. 65 rms., 40 WB. E. For 2, $2.50 to $5.00. Gar. 50c.

PEORIA, ILL. Pop. 123,500. (Conoco D-5) 154 Mi. S.W. of Chicago.
24 Second largest city in the state.

Hotel: Jefferson. Well-run and first-class. One of "Black Hawk" chain.
400 rms., all WB, ajid everything else you could expect. E. 2WB $4.00 up.
Gar. 50c. Pets P.

QUINCY, ILL. Pop. 40,250. (Conoco A-6) 140 ML N.W. of St. Louis.
24 Interesting Mississippi River life. Fine park system.

Hotel: Lincoln-Douglas. Same management as Abraham Lincoln Hotel
in Springfield. 170 rms., all WB. Meals. E. 2WB $4.00 up.

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ROCKFORD, ILL. Pop. 40,500. (Conoco E-l) 85 Mi. N.W. of Chicago.
\20 & 51 Rockford College for Women. Beautiful drives along Rock River.

Hotel : Faust. A bang-up good hotel with 350 fine rms., all WB. Meals.
E. 2WB $4.00 up. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

ROCK ISLAND, ILL. Pop. 37,952. (Conoco B-3) ISO Mi. W. of Chicago.
6, 67 & 150 U. S. Arsenal and Museum. Boat trips on Mississippi stern-wheelers.

Hotel: Fort Armstrong. Faces Spencer Square. One of the Hoffmann
Chain. 200 rms, 150 WB. Meals. E. SNB $2.00. 2WB $4.50. Gar. 50c.
Pets P.

ROCKTON, ILL. Pop. 1,077. (Conoco E-l) 12 Mi. N. of Rockford.
51 Motor Court: Wagon Wheel. One of the very few first-class courts in
Illinois, where I believe you will be satisfied. 14 cottages, all WB. E. 2WB
$2.50. FGar. Pets P.

ST. CHARLES, ILL. Pop. 6,000. (Conoco F-2) 10 Mi. 5. of Elgin.
31 -On the Fox River.

Hotel: Baker. Only 60 rms. but said to have cost over $1,000,000. Mr.
Baker must have had a grand time of it. Gardens overlooking the river,
kitchenette apts, and as nice in every way as you could desire. E. 2WB
$5.00 up. Apts. $6.00. Gar. 50c. No pets.

SPRINGFIELD, ILL. Pop. 80,000. (Conoco D-6) 200 Mi. S.E. of Chicago.
36 & 66 State Capital. Lincoln's old home and tomb.

Hotel: Abraham Lincoln. A fine hotel with everything as it should be.
300 rms., 280 WB. Meals. E. 2WB $4.00 up. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

Hotel: Leland. An old and famous inn that has been kept up-to-date.
Liked by many. 250 rms., 200 WB. E. 2WB $4.00 up. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

Guest House: Gunnett's. 1417 S. 6th. An old mansion built just after
the Civil War and having 10 large airy rms. Steam heat. Lavatories in all
rms. E. 2NB $2.00. FGar. Pets P.

URBANA, ILL. Pop. 13,060. (Conoco F-6) 40 Mi. E. of Springfield.
45 & 150 University of Illinois.

Hotel: Urbana Lincoln. Designed in Early Elizabethan style. 100 rms.,
76 WB. Meals. E. 2WB $4.00. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

UTICA, ILL. Pop. 1,120. (Conoco E-3) 6 Mi. E. of La Salle.
178 Near Starved Rock State Park.

Lodge & Cottages: Starved Rock. 2 Mi. S. of town. Recently opened.
A charming, unusual place to get away from the hubbub of city life. Spacious
lounge rm. with immense fireplaces. Bedrms. in 12 cottages and main bldg.
175 guests. Many rms. WB. A. For 2 $7.00 up. FPark. No pets.



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INDIANA

Flower: Zinnia. Nickname: Hoosier State.

Population: 3,459,000. Area: 36,045 sq. mi. Max. speed:
Reasonable and proper. Reciprocity: 60 days. Gas Tax: State
4c. Federal Ic. Total 5c.



ANGOLA, IND. Pop. 3,500. Alt. 1,056'. (Texaco B-ll) 42 ML N. of Fort
Wayne.
20 & 27 Near here are 92 lakes. Pokagon State Park. Tri-State College.

Inn: Potawatomi. 5 Mi. N. on US 27. Res. usually necessary. Beautiful
bldg. on the shore of the lake. Mr. Swenson must get little sleep, thinking
of activities to entertain his guests. He lists 21 different amusements, which
should keep anyone satisfied. Outdoor life at its best. 58 rms., none WB.
Summer A. 2NB $7.00. Winter E. 2NB $3.25. FPark.

BRAZIL, IND. Pop. 9,000. (Texaco K-4) 16 Mi. N.E. of Terre Haute.
40 This city manufactures clay products.

Guest House: Seven Elms. 1702 E. National Ave. Dutch Colonial house.
Gardens. Private fishponds stocked for guests' use. 7 acres of grounds.
9 rms. Twin beds. Bkfsts. E. 2NB $2.00. 2WB $2.50. FPark.

CULVER, IND. Pop. 1,900. (Texaco C-6) 37 Mi. S.W. of South Bend.
10 & 17 Culver Military Academy. Lake Maxinkuckee.

Inn: Maxinkuckee. Res. advisable over week ends. An inn, club house,
lodge, and golf course. Furnished and equipped as an inn should be, nicely,
simply, in good taste. 72 rms., in main house and annex. Meals. E. 2WB
$4.00 to $7.00. Gar. 75c.

DUPONT, IND. (Texaco M-9) 10 ML N. of Madison.

7 Inn: Guthrie. One of the most delightful, homelike, small inns (of which
there are far too few) in the Middle West. Mr. W. B. Guthrie owns and oper-
ates this white colonial home in a sleepy Hoosier village. 6 rms. only. A.
2NB $8.00. FGar. Pets P.

ELKHART, IND. Pop. 35,420. (Texaco B-8) 15 Mi. E. of South Bend.
20 & 33 -A popular stopping point for the night.

Hotel: The Elkhart. 500 S. Main St. One of the hotels that I like.
Well-managed. 250 rms., 180 WB. Meals. E. 2NB $2.50. 2WB $4.00.
Park 25c. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

EVANSVILLE, IND. Pop. 110,000. (Texaco Q-2) 300 Mi. S. of Chicago.
41 Maybe you have heard Joe Cook mention this city.

Hotel: McCurdy. A "Van Orman Hotel" which speaks well for it. 300
rms.. all WB. I always stop here when driving route 41. E. 2WB $4.00. Gar.
50c.

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FORT WAYNE, IND. Pop. 115,357. (Texaco D-10) 171 Mi. S.E. of Chicago.
24 & 33 Large manufacturing city. Trading center of rich agriculture district.

Hotel: Keenan. Part ACond. One of the best in the state. Nicely
furnished. 250 rms., all WB. Meals. E. 2WB $4.00 up. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

FRENCH LICK, IND. Pop. 2,500. (Texaco 0-6) 65 ML S. of Bloomington.
56 Health and pleasure resort. Pluto water comes from here.

Hotel: French Lick Springs. This is a famous place with a fine mam-
moth hotel. A grand place to have a grand time. 700 rms., 400 WB. A.
2WB $22.00 up. Gar. 75c.

HUNTINGTON, IND. Pop, 13,500. (Texaco E-9) 26 Mi. S.W. of Fort
Wayne.

24 Hotel: La Fontaine. Due to efforts of Mr. Bippus who erected this small
hotel, you are assured of a good night's lodging. Swimming pool. 140 rms.,
120 WB. Meals. E. 2NB $3.00. 2WB $4.50.

INDIANAPOLIS, IND. Pop. 400,000. (Texaco J-7) 190 Mi. S.E. of Chicago.
31 & 40 Motor speedway. Largest U. S. city not on waterway.

Hotel: Warren. 121 S. Illinois St. Satisfactory though your room may
be small. Convenient location. 250 rms., all WB. E. 2WB $4.00. Park. 25c.
Pets P.

Apt. Hotel: Marott. 2625 N. Meridian. 2 Mi. N. of city center. ACond.
Mighty good. Quiet and attractive. Apts. and hotel rms. 150 guests. Meals.
E. 2WB $5.00. Gar. 75c.

Motor Court: Hillandale. 5 Mi. S. on 31. 8 attractive cottages in shady lo-
cation off the highway. All rms. WB. E. 2WB $2.00 to $2.50. FPark. Pets
P.

Motor Court: Orchard Terrace. (At Belleville) 23 Mi. W. of city. A
clean court, nicely furnished, fully carpeted. 8 cottages, all WB. E. 2WB
$2.00 to $2.50. FPark. Pets P.

KOKOMO, IND. Pop. 32,000. (Texaco G-7) 50 Mi. N. of Indianapolis.
31 & 35 Manufacturing city.

Hotel: Frances. Mulberry and Buckeye Sts. Modern, fireproof hotel
of 150 rms., 85 WB. Meals. E. 2NB $2.50. 2WB $4.00. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

LEBANON, IND. Pop. 7,000. (Texaco 1-6) 26 Mi. N.W. of Indianapolis.

52 Hotel: Myers. Travelers between Chicago and Indianapolis will appreciate
knowing of this new hotel, having 35 rms., 21 WB. E. 2NB $2.50. 2WT
$2.75. 2WB $3.50. FPark. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

LOGANSPORT, IND. Pop. 18,900. (Texaco F-6) 67 Mi. S. of South Bend.
24 & 35 Hotel: Barnes. 135 rms., 70 WB. E. 2NB $3.00. 2WB $4.00. Gar.
50c. Pets P.

MADISON, IND. Pop. 6,740. (Texaco N-10) 53 AIL N.W. of Louisville.
See also Dupont, Ind.

29 & 56 Once the principal city of Indiana. Don't fail to see James Lanier
House. Many old houses and fine antique shops. Jenny Lind's room is still
"as was" in Madison Hotel.

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MADISON, IND. (Continued)

Inn: Clifty. 1% Mi. W. of Madison. Fine view of Ohio River in Clifty
Falls State Park. One of the better places. 60 rms., none WB. E. 2NB
$2.50. A. 2NB $6.50. FPark.

MARSHALL, IND. Pop. 300. (Texaco 1-4) 2% ML S. of Turkey Run Park.

47 Guest House: Wayside Inn. S. Main St. Homelike, pleasant, and quiet.
9 guest rms. E. 2NB $2.00. A. 2NB $6.00. FPark. Pets P.

MARTINSVILLE, IND. Pop. 5,000. (Texaco K-6) 30 Mi. S.W. of Indian-
apolis.
37 Old Hickory Furniture is made here. Artesian mineral wells.

Inn: Home Lawn Mineral Springs. A delightful place which is a
hotel, an inn, and a health resort combined. 125 rms., 15 WB., 100 WT. A.
2NB $10.00 to $12.00. 2WB $13.00. Gar. 75c.

MICHIGAN CITY, IND. Pop. 30,300. (Texaco A-5) 52 Mi. E. of Chicago.
12 & 35 A popular summer resort, especially for Chicago. Fine beach.

Hotel: Sheridan Beach. On lake shore. Recommended from Labor
Day on when this is a place to take it easy. 75 rms., 36 WB. Meals. E.
2WB $4.00. Slightly higher in summer. FPark. Gar. 50c. Pets P.






MILTON, IND. (Texaco J-10) 55 Mi. E. of Indianapolis.
1 Former home of Singing Sam of radio fame.

Cottages: .The Dell's. Farm home of 7 rms. and 6 cottages. Modernist
furniture. Plenty of "elbow" room. Swimming pool. E. 2NB $2.00. 2WB
$2.50 to $3.50. FPark. Pets P.

MITCHELL, IND. Pop. 3,500. (Texaco N-6) 11 Mi. S. of Bedford.
60 New State Park. Restored Village.

Hotel: Spring Mill Inn. 3 Mi. E. Thousands of acres of rugged land-
scape surround this hotel, which is new and mighty good in every way.
Recommended. Main bldg. 76 rms., 35 WB. 12 cottages, all WT. A. 2NB
$6.50. 2WT $7.50. 2WB $8.00. FPark.

MUNCIE, IND. Pop. 47,000. (Texaco H-10) 55 Mi. N.E. of Indianapolis.
35 This is "Middletown," the city of the Lynds' survey.

Hotel: Roberts. I imagine the Ball Bros, had a hand in it somewhere.
200 rms., all WB. Meals. E. 2WB $4.00 to $6.00. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

NAPPANEE, IND. Pop. 3,500. (Texaco C-8) 17 Mi. S. of Elkhart.

6 Guest House. Mrs. Stahley's. E. Market St. Small, plainly furnished, but
immaculate. 3 rms., 12 guests. Bkfsts. E. 2NB $2.00. FPark. Pets P.

Motor Court: Webster's. % Mi. E. The exterior of this is not promising,
but within there are 4 suites of 2 bdrms., Liv. Rm., and Bath. No meals.
E. 2WB $2.50. FGar. Pets P.

RICHMOND, IND. Pop. 35,600. (Texaco 1-11) 70 Mi. E. of Indianapolis.
35 & 40 More rose bushes shipped from here than any other city in the world.

Hotel: Richmond-Leland. A. and 9th Sts. Excellent city type hotel.
150 rms., most WB. Meals. E. 2NB $4.00. 2WB $7.00. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

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ROLLING PRAIRIE, IND. (Texaco B-6) 19 ML W. of South Bend.

20 Cottages: Bob's Bar-B-Q. No guarantee on this, but several friends tell
me that it is O.K. 12 cottages, all WB. E. 2WB $2.50. FGar. Pets P.

Guest House: Oak Knoll. Rms. for a few guests in a well-kept farm-
house. E. For 2 $2.50. Positively no pets.

SCOTTSBURG, IND. Pop. 1,700. (Texaco N-8) 31 Mi. N. of Louisville, Ky.

32 Cottages: Shady Nook. 6 cottages in a setting of 4% acres of woods,
with ponies, swings, a fine place for children. Some WB. E. 2NB $1.50.
2WB $2.00. FPark.

SOUTH BEND, IND. Pop. 112,000. (Texaco B-7) 90 Mi. E. of Chicago.
20 & 31 Notre Dame Univ. Studebaker and Bendix Factories.

Hotel: Oliver. 217 W. Washington. 40 yrs. old and still going strong,
many rms. recently refurnished. 350 rms., all WB, some ACond. Meals.
E. 2WB $4.00. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

Guest House: Long's. 2806 Lincoln Way W. Attractive, typical Indiana
home having 5rms., none WB. Bkfsts. E. 2NB $2.00. FPark. Pets P.

Guest House: Modern. 1030 Lincoln Way W. This has 8 rms., for 14
guests. Bkfsts. 40c. E. 2NB $2.00. FPark. No pets.

TERRE HAUTE, IND. Pop. 63,000. (Texaco K-3) 185 Mi. S. of Chicago.

40 & 41- -Home of Coca-Cola Bottle. Center of coal mining area.

Hotel: Terre Haute House. Although old, it has been kept up-to-date
in every way and is one of the most likable places to stop. A Van Orman
Hotel. 200 rms., mostly WB. E. 2WB $4.00 up. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

TURKEY RUN STATE PARK, IND. (Texaco 1-4) 160 Mi. S. of Chicago.
41 Largest and finest park in the state.

Inn: Turkey Run. P. 0. Marshall. Here you will have a real outing.
115 Rms., are simple, clean and comfortable. Res. advised during summer
months. A. 2NB $7.00. Gar. 35c.

VALPARAISO, IND. Pop. 8,500. (Texaco B-4) 17 Mi. S.E. of Gary.
30 Home of Valparaiso University. Many lakes near here.

Hotel: Lembke. A city hotel of 80 rms., 50 WB. E. 2NB $3.00. 2WB
$4.00. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

VINCENNES, IND. Pop. 18,250. (Texaco N-3) 57 Mi. S. of Terre Haute.

41 & 50 Once capital of Northwest Territory. Historically interesting.

Guest House: Mrs. Wm. Childs. 703 N. 6th. This is a comfortable brick
house with large porches. 4 rms., 2 baths. E. 2NB $2.00. FPark.

Guest House: Mrs. M. G. Grundman. 812 N. 6th. Here we have a well-
furnished home, nice hospitality. Quiet. Well-liked. 12 guests. E. 2NB
$2.00. FPark.

WARSAW, IND. Pop. 6,000. (Texaco C-8) 42 Mi. N.W. of Fort Wayne.
30 Three lakes touch the city limits of Warsaw.

Guest House: The Argonne. Market St. and Argonne Rd. Large,
beautiful, colonial home, beautifully appointed throughout. 10 rms., 3 baths.
Quiet. E. 2NB $2.00. FPark. Pets P.

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INDIANA IOWA

WAWASEE, IND. (Texaco C-9) 17 Mi. E. of Nappannee.
13 Old and well-known lake resort.






Hotel: Spink-Wawasee. On north shore of lake. Open May 28 to
Sept. 30. One of those first-class resort hotels where the management sits
up nights thinking of things to interest its guests. Spanish in design. Fire-
proof. 125 rms., many WB. A. For 2 $13.00 to $25.00. FPark. Gar. 75c.
Pets P.



IOWA

Flower: Wild Rose. Nickname: Hawkeye State.

Population: 2,543,000. Area: 55,586 sq. mi. Max. speed:
Reasonable and proper. Reciprocity: Register within 10 days.
Gas Tax: State 3c. Federal Ic. Total 4c.



ADEL, IOWA. Pop. 1,669. (Conoco E-5) 21 Mi. W. of Des Moines.
6 & 169 Where the Butler Creek and the Raccoon River meet.

Motor Court: McGinnis. Open April 1 to Jan. 1. Granted, readers, this
does not appear magnificent, yet owing to Mrs. McGinnis's management every-
thing within is tip-top. 8 cottages, 4 new and WB. E. 2NB $2.00. 2WB
$2.50. FPark. Pets P.

AMANA, IOWA. (Conoco 1-5) 20 Mi. S.W. of Cedar Rapids.
149 & 220 Home of the Amana Colony.

Inn: Colony. Much work was done here last year in remodeling and
overhauling, making it nicer than ever. About $2.00 to $3.00 for two.

AMES, IOWA. Pop. 11,250. (Conoco F-4) 30 Mi. N. of Des Moines.
30 & 69 Iowa State College.

Hotel: Sheldon-Munn. Off the main highway is a good hotel of 150 rms.,
85 WB. E. 2NB $3.00. 2WB $4.00. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

BOONE, IOWA. Pop. 12,100. (Conoco F-4) 37 Mi. N.W. of Des Moines.
30 Second highest double tracked railroad bridge in the world.

Hotel: Hoist. Many of these small country hotels make up in hospitality
for the lack of citified trinkets. This is first-class. E. 2NB $2.00. 2WB $3.00.
FPark. Pets P.

BROOKLYN, IOWA. Pop. 1,345. (Conoco H-5) 66 Mi. E. of Des Moines.

6 Guest House: Pine Crest. Open May 1 to Nov 1. Set back from the
road among the trees. A large, modern home. 12 guests. E. 2NB $2.00.
FPark. Pets P.

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BURLINGTON, IOWA. Pop. 30,000. (Conoco J-7) 78 Mi. S.E. of Iowa
City.
34 & 61 Founded as a fur trading post in 1829.

Hotel: Burlington. Part ACond. Again we have one of those typically
American hotels. 300 rms., most WB. E. 2NB $2.00. 2WT $3.00. 2WB
$4.00. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

CARROLL, IOWA. Pop. 4,750. (Conoco D-4) 100 ML N.W. of Des Moines.
30 Named for Charles Carroll, one of the signers of the Declaration of Inde-
pendence.

Hotel: Burke. The type of hotel I like. Wide verandas, hometown at-
mosphere. 100 rms., 30 WB., 10 WT. E. 2NB $2.50. 2WB $3.50. Gar. 50c.
Pets P.

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA. Pop. 65,000. (Conoco J-4) 27 Mi. N. of Iowa

City.
30, 151 & 218 Largest cereal mill in the world.

Hotel: Roosevelt. 2nd Ave. and 1st St. Part ACond. Once more we have
one of those first-class hotels built in the 20's. 350 rms. all WT., mostly
WB. E. 2NB $3.50. 2WB $4.00 up. Gar. 50c. .

CHARLES CITY, IOWA. Pop. 10,000. (Conoco H-2) 25 Mi. E. of Mason

City.
18 & 21812 Mi. S.E. is the famous "Little Brown Church in the Vale."

Hotel: St. Charles. So well operated by Mr. Wright, its owner, that it
will be happily remembered. Res. advised during football season. 100
guests. Many rms. WB. E. 2NB $2.25. 2WT $2.50. 2WB $3.25. FPark.



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