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E. 2NB $2.00. 2WB $3.50. FPark. Pets P.

BELLE FOURCHE, S. D. Pop. 2,032. (Conoco A-4) 15 Mi. N. of Spear-
fish.
85 & 212 Tri-State Round-Up July 3rd to 5th.

Hotel: Don Pratt. Typical, fire-proof western hotel. Quiet. Clean rms.
150 guests. 70 rms., 40 WB., some WT. E. 2NB $2.50. 2WT $2.75. 2WB
$3.25 up. FPark. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

BLACK HILLS, S. D. ( Conoco B-5) 30 Mi. S.W. of Rapid City.
16 & A85 Rushmore Memorial. One of the most beautiful sections in the
United States.

Lodge: State Game. 31 Mi. S.W. of Rapid City. Open June 1 to Sept.
15. Excellent rms. and hospitality. Worth driving extra miles to reach.
90 guests. E. 2NB $2.50-$3.50. 2WB $5.00. FPark. Pets P.

BLACK HILLS, S. D. (Post Office Custer.)

Hotel: Sylvan Lake. 40 Mi. N.W. of Rapid City on 85A. Open May 1
to Nov. 1. This beautiful resort hotel is another place that I know you will
like. Deluxe rms. and furnishings. 26 guest cottages in connection. 125
guests. All rms. WB. E. 2WB $4.50-$6.50. FPark. Pets P.

BROOKINGS, S. D. Pop. 4,500. (Conoco K-4) 20 Mi. E. of Arlington.
14 & 77 Home of State College of Agriculture.

Hotel: Dudley. 4th and Williams St. Some dark night it may be con-
venient to know of this hotel where you should be most comfortable. Old
but kept up-to-date. 70 rms., many WB. E. 2NB $2.50. 2WB $3.50. FPark.
Gar. 50c. Pets P.

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CHAMBERLAIN, S. D. Pop. 1,500. (Conoco H-5) 150 Mi. W. of Sioux
Falls.

16 Motor Court: American Island Cottages. Open May 1 to Nov. 1. In a
grove of cedars on the banks of the Missouri. Off highway. 24 simple but
comfortable cottages. E. 2WB $2.00-14.00. FPark. Pets P.

Motor Court: Melcher's. Open May 1 to Nov. 15. Plain cottages. Clean
and comfortable. Nicely furnished. All rms. WB. E. 2WB $2.50 up. FPark.
Pets P.

DEADWOOD, S. D. Pop. 2,750. Alt. 4,532'. (Conoco A-4) 6 ML S. of
Spear fish.

85 Motor Court: Sunnyside Cottages. Maybe these are not palatial, but
they are clean and all 7 cottages have tub baths. E. 2WB $2.50. FPark.
Pets P.

HILL CITY, S. D. Pop. 450. Alt. 4,002'. (Conoco B-5) 42 Mi. S. of
Deadwood.
A85 Resort in the Black Hills near Mt. Rushmore and its sculptured faces.

Lodge: Palmer Gulch. 3 Mi. E. on Horse Thief Lake Rd. Open June
1 to Oct. 1. In pine woods, bracing air, magnificent view. 8 rustic cottages,
aft WB. Meals at Lodge. 35 guests. Res. advised. A. 2WB $9.00. FPark.
Pets P.

HISEGA, S. D. (Conoco B-5) 13 Mi. W. of Rapid City, and 9 Mi. S. on
Rapid Creek.
85A On crookedest railroad in world. 35 Mi. long.

Lodge: Hisega. One of the oldest resorts in the Black Hills. Many guests
return year after year. Beautiful location. 14 rms. in main bldg. 13 cottages.
A. for 2, $7.00 up. FPark. Pets P.

HURON, S. D. Pop. 11,733. (Conoco 1-4) 53 Mi. N. of Mitchell.

14 Hotel: Marvin Hughitt. This is a modern, fire-proof hotel, excellently
operated by Mr. Jamison. There are 80 rms. WB, 152 in all. E. 2NB $2.50.
2WT $2.75. 2WB $3.00 up. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

KADOKA, S. D. Pop. 450. (Conoco E-5) 116 Mi. S.E. of Rapid City.

16 Motor Court: Shamrock. I was through here last summer and did not
notice anything remarkable. Since then a friend who knows his "garlic" tells
me this is all right. Let's see who is right. 12 cottages, many WB. E. 2NB
$1.75. 2WB $3.00. FPark. Pets P.

LEAD, S. D. 6,000. Alt. 5,220'. (Conoco A-4) 2 Mi. S.W. of Deadwood.
85 Homestake Mine is the largest producing gold mine in the U. S.

Resort Cottages: Curran Canyon Lodge. 11 Mi. S.E. in Spearfish
Canyon. Open May 15 to Sept. 15. 18 log cottages not only in a beautiful
spot but under excellent management. Lounge and dining rm. in main bldg.
Roughing it in comfort. Res. advisable in July and Aug. No rms. WB.
Meals. E. 2NB $2.00-$4.00. FPark. Pets P.

MITCHELL, S. D. Pop. 13,000. (Conoco J-6) 72 Mi. E. of Sioux Falls.
16 "World's only Corn Palace."

Motor Court: White House. Not magnificent, but the 24 cottages are
simple, clean and well-furnished. It may come in very handy to know of
this. 16 WB. E. 2NB $1.50. 2WB $2.50. FPark. Pets P.

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PHILIP, S. D. Pop. 786. (Conoco D-5) 99 Mi. S.W. of Pierre.

14 & 16 Hotel: Senechal. ACond. Only modern hotel between Pierre and the
Black Hills. 55 rms., many WB. No meals. E. 2NB $2.00. 2WB $3.00.
FPark. Pets P.

PIERRE, S. D. Pop. 4,000. (Conoco F-4) 125 Mi. W. of Huron.
14 & 83 State capital.

Hotel: Locke. Partially ACond. 150 rms., 50 WB. Swimming pool.
Meals. E. 2NB $2.00. 2WB $4.00. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

RAPID CITY, S. D. Pop. 17,500. Alt. 3,220'. (Conoco B-5) 190 ML W.
of Pierre.
14 & 16 Gateway to Black Hills and Badlands.

Hotel: Alex Johnson. As fine a hotel as you will find nearly anywhere,
and judging from the accommodations you will have, no matter which way you
are bound, I advise you to take advantage of this hotel. Beautiful lounge and
guest rms. Res. advised for summer. 185 rms., mostly WB. E. 2CB $3.50.
2WB $4.50. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

Motor Courts: There are 1,500 cabin rms. in Rapid City and more building
but I fail to locate a court that is outstanding. Maybe the best is* the
Rushmore Motel.

SIOUX FALLS, S. D. Pop. 33,500. (Conoco K-6) 90 Mi. N. of Sioux City.
16 & 77 Distributing center for an immense area.

Hotel: Carpenter. This is a popular and well-thought-of hotel. Modern.
200 rms., all WB. E. 2WB $4.00. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

SPEARFISH, S. D. Pop. 1,790. Alt. 3,642'. (Conoco A-4) 50 Mi. N.W
of Rapid City.
85 At the mouth of the scenic Spearfish Canyon.

Lodge & Cottages: Rimrock Lodge. 5 Mi. S. of town. Open June 15
to Labor Day. This does not fit in any pigeon hole, but appeals to those want-
ing something different yet comfortable. Rustic simplicity. Western flavor
and hospitality. A few rms. WB. 30 guests. Saddle horses, fishing, gold-
panning. A. For 2, $7.50 up. FPark. Pets P.

Motor Court: Kamp Kool. 13 simple vacation-type cottages, some WB,
some kitchenettes. E. 2NB $1.50. 2WB $2.50. FPark. Pets P.

TYNDALL, S. D. Pop. 1,287. Alt. 1,500'. (Conoco J-7) 30 ML N.W. of
Yankton.

50 Motor Court: Flamming. Pearl and Juniper Sts. One of the few first-
class courts in South Dakota. 10 cottages ACool. and WB. E. 2WB $2.50.'
FPark.. Pets P.

WATERTOWN, S. D. Pop. 10,500. Alt. 1,733'. (Conoco K-3) 118 Mi. N.
of Sioux Falls.

212 Hotel: Lincoln. An old hotel, but good. 160 guests. Many rms. WB.
E. 2NB $2.00 up. 2WB $3.00-$4.50. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

YANKTON, S. D. Pop. 7,000. (Conoco J-7) 65 Mi. S.W. of Sioux Falls.
87 Was capital of the territory of Dakota until 1833.

Motor Court: Flamming. 4th and Pearl. ACond. Another good court
under same ownership as the one in Tyndall. This has 16 cottages, 20 rms.,
all WB. Some kitchenettes. E. 2WB $2.50 up. FPark. Pets P.

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TENNESSEE



Flower: Iris. Nickname: Volunteer.

Population: 2,883,000. Area: 40,181 sq. mi. Max. speed: Rea-
sonable and proper. Reciprocity: 30 days. Gas Tax: State 7c.
Federal Ic. Total 8c.



Note: Co-ordinates are those of the Standard Oil of Kentucky,
referred to as KYSO.



CHATTANOOGA, TENN. Pop. 120,000. (KYSO H-ll) 122 Mi. S.W. of
Knoxville.

41 & 64 Lookout and Signal Mountains. Missionary Ridge. Historical battle-
fields.

Hotel: The Read House. Since 1872 there has been a Read House,
though the present fine hotel is only 12 yrs. old. 419 rms., all WT, 384 WB.
E. 2NB $2.50. 2WB $4.00 up. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

Lodge: Chanticleer. 6 Mi. out on Ochs' Hwy. on top of Lookout Mt.
Charming and unique. A place long remembered. Furnished with antiques.
7 rms., all WB. Meals. E. 2WB $2.50-$3.00. FPark. Pets P.

Guest House: Hy Crest. At top of incline on Lookout Mt. 10 rms.
available for guests. Fine location. Ideal surroundings. E. 2NB $2.00.
2WB $3.00. FPark. Pets P.

Guest House: Rolyat. 114 McBrien Rd. Set well back from the road in
spacious grounds, offering travelers restful comfort. Very good. 24 guests.
E. 2NB $2.00. FPark. Pets P.

Motor Court: Southern Inn. 8 Mi. S. on Rt. 41. 9 cottages away from
the road, all WB. E. 2WB $2.00 up. FPark. Pets P.

Motor Court: Wigwam Cottages. 1% Mi. E. on Rt. 11. 14 neat and
attractive cottages, well-shaded. 6WB. E. 2NB $2.00. 2WB $2.50. FPark.
Pets P.

CLEVELAND, TENN. Pop. 10,000. (KYSO J-ll) 33 ML N.E. of Chat-
tanooga.

11 & 64 A beautiful city with many fine homes.

Hotel: Cherokee. One of the nicer hotels of the smaller cities in South.
Perfectly all right in every way. 70 rms., many WB. Meals. E. 2NB $3.00.
2WB $4.00 up. FPark. Pets P.

COLUMBIA, TENN. Pop. 7,882. (KYSO F-10) 42 Mi. S.W. of Nashville.
31 Associated with President James K. Polk.

Guest House: Rock Rest Inn. 1 Mi. N. of Court House. Unpretentious,
comfortable, quiet. 20 guests. Meals. E. 2NB $2.50. FPark. Pets P.

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TENNESSEE

CROSSVILLE, TENN. Pop. 1,150. Alt. 1,881'. (KYSO 3-9) 74 Mi. W
of Knoxville.

70- -Cumberland State Park. Homestead project.

Motor Court: Cumberland. W. city limits. The Tenn. Health .Dep
gives this a rating of 100% so it should satisfy you travelers. 8 cottages, a
WB. E. 2WB $2.50. FGar. Pets P.

GATLINBURG, TENN. Pop. 550. Alt. 1,550'. (KYSO L-9) 39 Mi. S.E
of Knoxville.

71- Mountain resort and gateway to the Smokies.

Hotel: New Gatlinburg Inn. Res. July and Aug. New and beautiful.
Excellent comfort. 100 guests. All rms. WB. A. 2WB $8.00. FPark. No
pets.

Hotel: Mountain View. At entrance to Park. Restricted clientele.
Res. advised. One of the popular resorts of this region. First-class in every
way. 80 rms. main bldg., 9 cottages. All rms. WB. A. 2WB $8.00 up.
FPark. Pets P.




Mountain View Hotel

Inn: Buckhorn. 7 Mi. E. on Greenbrier Rd. A small inn on a hilltop.
Wonderful view. Artistically furnished. 18 guests. A. For 2, $8.00-$12.00.
FPark. Pets P.

Guest House: R. H. Rawlings. 100 yds. from Park entrance. Nice, neat,
natty, having 3 rms., all WB. E. 2WB $3.00. FGar. Pets P.

Cottages: Bearskin. 7 delightful stone cottages where much taste has
been shown within and without. This is one, I know, you will like. Open
fireplaces. E. 2WB $2.50. FPark. Pets P.

Cottages: Huff's. Open April 1 to Nov. 1. 7 pleasing cottages, which
fit their surroundings. All with fireplaces and WB. E. 2WB $2.50. FPark.
Pets P.

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GATLINBURG, TENN. (continued)

Summer Cottages: O'Brien's. On Roaring Fork Rd. Open April 1 to
Nov. 1. Restricted clientele. 10 white cottages among the trees. Woodsy.
All WB. Some kitchenettes. July and Aug. E. 2WB $3.00. Other months
less. FPark. Pets P.

HARRIMAN, TENN. Pop. 4,500. (KYSO J-9) 100 Mi. N. of Chattanooga.

27 Hotel: Harriman. Small, comfortable, cheerful and an oasis to the traveler.
50 rms., many WB. Meals. E. 2NB $2.50. 2WB $3.50. FPark. Pets P.

JACKSON, TENN. Pop. 22,450. (KYSO C-9) 142 Mi. S.W. of Nashville.
45 & 70 Reelfoot Lake created by an earthquake is near here.

Hotel: New Southern. On City Square. Partly ACond. Much better
than usual for a city of this size. Recommended. 225 rms., mostly WB. E.
2NB $3.00. 2WB $4.00-$6.00. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

Motor Court: George- Anne Cottages. Through here good motor courts
are none too common, so I am glad to direct you to this. 28 tree-shaded cot-
tages, all WB. Meals. E. 2WB $2.00-$2.50. FGar. Pets P.

JOHNSON CITY, TENN. Pop. 25,000. Alt. 1,631'. (KYSO M-8) 105 Mi.

N.E. of Knoxville.
11 & 23 Log cabin where Andrew Jackson lived. The "Boone Tree."

Hotel: John Sevier. ACond. One of the good Tenn. hotels. Modern and
up-to-date. 225 rms., all WB. E. 2WB $4.00. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

Guest House: Westover Manor. 2% Mi. W. on Old Jonesboro Rd.
A little hard to locate but worth the trouble. Spacious home. Extensive
grounds. 10 rms., 2 baths. Meals. E. 2NB $2.25. FPark. or Gar. Pets P.

KNOXVILLE, TENN. Pop. 106,000. (KYSO K-9) 115 Mi. N.W. of Ashe-

ville.
11 & 70 University of Tennessee. Many interesting houses and bldgs.

Hotel: Farragut. Gay and Prince Sts. Southern hospitality and a
pleasant stay await you here. Efficient, unobtrusive service. 285 rms., all
WB. Meals. E. 2WB $5.00. Con. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

Lodge: Edgepark. At Townsend, 25 Mi. S. An old-time place, making up
in hospitality for the lack of some city folderols. Genuine comfort. 12 rms.,
mostly WB. For 2, E. $3.00. A. $5.50. FPark. Pets P.

Guest Lodge: Cumberland Court. 1640 W. Cumberland Ave. Formerly
one of the finest residences in the city. Surrounded by shady lawns and
gardens. Rather nice. 18 rms., many WB. E. For 2, $2.00-$3.00. FGar.
Pets P.

Motor Court: Alhambra. 1 Mi. W. 4249 Kingston Pike. Back from the
road in a grove of trees. Quiet with much "settin' 'round" space. One of the
best in the state. 65 guests. 23 rms., all WB. Steam heat. E. 2WB $2.00-
$3.00. FPark. or Gar. Pets P.

LEBANON, TENN. Pop. 5,000. (KYSO G-8) 30 Mi. E. of Nashville.
70N Noted for its tall cedars. Cumberland University.

Guest House: Hazelwood. E. High St. Large airy rms., electric fans,
and good beds within. Shady lawns and gardens without. 20 guests. Some
rms. WB. Meals. E. 2NB $2.00. 2WB $3.50. FPark. Pets P.

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TENNESSEE

MEMPHIS, TENN. Pop. 289,430. (KYSO A-10) 193 Mi. E. of Hot Springs
Nat' I Park, Ark.

61 & 70 Home of the Beale Street Blues.

Hotel: Peabody. Partly ACond. A hotel offering its guests every
service. 625 rms., all WB. E. 2WB $4.00 up. Auto entrance in rear.
Gar. 75c. Pets P.

Apt. Hotel: Parkview. 1914 Poplar Ave. Away from city congestion you
will find genuine comfort in these 162 apts., all WB., and kitchenettes. Rec-
ommended. Meals. E. 2WB $5.00 up. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

Motor Court: Crescent Lake. 10 Mi. E. on US 64. Delightfully differ-
ent are these 15 stone cottages, all WB., maple furniture, ceiling fans, steam
heat. Nicely landscaped. E. 2WB $2.50-$3.00. FGar. Pets P.

Note: See West Memphis, Ark., which is just across the
river, for other good Motor Courts.

MONTEAGLE, TENN. Pop. 700. Alt. 1,931'. (KYSO G-10) 49 Mi. N.W.
of Chattanooga.
41 Summer resort.

Hotel: Monteagle. On top Cumberland Mt. "with a million dollar view."
A grand place to spend the night and one to remember. 100 guests. Many
rms., WB. Meals. E. 2NB $3.00. 2WB $4.00. FPark. Pets P.

MORRISTOWN, TENN. Pop. 7,500. (KYSO L-8) 41 Mi. N.E. of Knoxville.
HE & 25E Clinch Mountain and Mineral Hill Springs.

Guest House: Cherry Villa. E. Main St. An attractive, quiet, white
home with spacious porches. Set back from the road. 5 airy rms., 2 baths,
Meals. E. 2NB $2.00. FGar. or Park. Pets P.

NASHVILLE, TENN. Pop. 165,300. (KYSO F-8) 475 Mi. S. of Chicago.

31 & 70 State capital. Don't fail to visit Andrew Jackson's old home. Old
"Maxwell House."

Hotel: Hermitage. 6th and Union. One of those hotels where you are
a guest rather than a room number. 250 rms., all WB. E. 2WB $4.00 up.
Park. 25c. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

Guest House: Old Colonial. 3 Mi. E. on Rt. 70. Old and typical colonial
mansion of Tenn. where comforts greet you at the door. 3 rms., 1 bath. E.
2NB $2.00. FPark. No pets.

Guest House: Rock Front. 12 Mi. N. at Goodlettsville. This is a new
and attractive modern home in a nice location having 5 rms. for guests. E.
2NB $2.00. FGar. Pets P.

Motor Court: Lee's. 12 Mi. E. on Rt. 70N. Ample shade and grounds.
10 stone cottages well furnished and comfortable. All rms. WB. E. 2WB
$2.00-$2.50. FGar. Pets P.

NORRIS TENN. Pop. 1,600. (KYSO K-8) 30 Mi. N. of Knoxville.
61 Norris Dam is well worth visiting.

Guest House: Guest House. 10 E. Circle. Amid the trees, a shingled
house offering a night's rest. 10 guests. E. 2NB $3.00. FPark. Pets P.

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PIGEON FORGE, TENN. Pop. 250. (KYSO L-9) 31 Mi. S.E. of Knoxville.

71 Motor Court: Lawson Lodge. This may be the answer to your problems
when night comes on. 6 cottages, all WB. Meals. E. 2WB $2.50. FPark.
Pets P.

. RIPLEY, TENN. Pop. 3,510. (KYSO B-9) 54 Mi. N.E. of Memphis.

51 Guest House: Linger Inn. 469 Jackson Rd. Large, modern, brick home
where you can relax. 3 rms. E. 2NB $2.00. 2WB $2.50. FPark. Pets P.

SELMER, TENN. Pop. 925. (KYSO C-10) 91 Mi. E. of Memphis.

45 & 64 Motor Court: Iron Bell. 2 Mi. E. 5 acres of ground. 12 cottages
set back from the road. Meals. E. 2NB $1.75. 2WB $2.25. FPark. Pets P.

SPRINGFIELD, TENN. Pop. 6,000. (KYSO F-8) 29 Mi. N. of Nashville.
HE Tobacco auctions in June and July.

Guest Houses: Head's. 1305 Batts Blvd. and Kempf 1311 Batts Blvd.
Both of these are well recommended but are not personally known to me.
Each accommodates 10 guests. E. 2NB $2.00. FPark. No pets.

UNION CITY, TENN. Pop. 6,000. (KYSO B-8) 117 Mi. N. of Memphis.
51- The principal town in a lake district.

Hotel: Davy Crockett. ACond. If you travel much you will strike hotels
lots worse than this, even if it is in a small town. Mighty satisfying. 100
rms., 70 WB. Meals. E. 2NB $2.00. 2WB $3.50. FPark. Pets P.

WAVERLY, TENN. Pop. 1,152. (KYSO D-9) 66 Mi. W. of Nashville.
70 Goober cleaning plant.

Guest House: Sunnybank. % Mi. W. Satisfactory comfort awaits you
here. 12 guests. Furnace heat. E. 2NB $2.00. FGar. or Park. Pets P.



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TEXAS

Flower: Bluebonnet. Nickname: Lone Star.

Population: 6,117,000. Area: 262,398 sq. mi. Max. speed: 45.
Reciprocity: 120 days. Register in 25 days. Gas Tax: State 4c.
Federal Ic. Total 5c.



ABILENE, TEX. Pop. 34,000. Alt. 1,838'. (Conoco G-5) 200 Mi. W. of
Dallas.

80 & 83 -An old cow town. With the coming of oil in Texas each city rivaled
with its neighbor in building fine hotels. Consequently, the accommodations in
this state are above the ordinary.

Hotel : Hilton. ACond. Another of those first-class Hilton hotels. This
has 275 rms., all WB. E. 2WB $3.00-$5.00. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

Motor Court: Grande Lodge. Apts. and hotel rms., all WB or CB.
100 guests. Kitchenettes. E. 2WB $2.00-$3.00. FPark.

ALICE, TEX. Pop. 9,250. (Conoco H-9) 43 Mi. W. of Corpus Christi.
96- Where you get fine oranges and grapefruit.

Motor Court:' Savage. One of those neat, tidy, well-run courts that are
fast becoming more popular. 18 units, all WB. 9 kitchenettes. Gas heat
and electric fans. E. 2WB $2.00-$2.50. FGar. Pets P.

ALPINE, TEX. Pop. 5,200. Alt. 4,481'. (Conoco C-7) 220 Mi. S.E. of
El Paso.

67 & 90 Largest city, in largest county, in largest state.

Hotel: Holland. Surprisingly good. Would be a credit to a city many
times this size. 40 rms., many WB. E. 2NB $2.50. 2WB |3.00. FPark.
Gar. 35c.

AMARILLO, TEX. Pop. 55,250. Alt. 3,676'. (Conoco E-2) 358 Mi. N.W.
of Dallas.

60, 66 & 87 Helium comes from here.

Hotels: Amarillo (400 rms.). Capitol (200 rms.). Both are first-class,
well-run hotels. It seems to be a matter of choice. Many ACond. rms. E.
2WB $4.00 up. Gar. 50c.

AUSTIN, TEX. Pop. 76,000. (Conoco H-7) 78 Mi. N.E. of San Antonio.
79 & 81 State capital. University of Texas. Texas Museum.

Hotel: Stephen F. Austin. As a friend of mine says, "where the laws of
Texas are still made and unmade." A very good hotel in every way. 250
rms., all WB. E. 2WB $4.00. Gar. 50c.

Motor Court: Austin Motel. 1220 S. Congress Ave. 19 new and modern
cottages, 4 with kitchenettes. All WB. E. 2WB $2.00-$2.50. FGar. Pets P.

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AUSTIN, TEX. (continued)

Motor Courtt Sam Houston Motel. 1001 S. Congress Ave. ACond.
Located on high elevation. Modernistic design. Steam heated. Recommended.
20 cottages, all WB. E. 2WB $2.50 up. FGar. Pets P.

Motor Court: San Jose. 1316 S. Congress Ave. ACool. Another good
court that should please your fancy. Maple furniture. Venetian blinds.
Wide court. 14 cottages, all WB. E. 2WB $2.50-$3.00. FGar. Pets P.

BEAUMONT, TEX. Pop. 65,193. (Conoco K-7) 86 Mi. E. of Houston.
59, 69 & 90 Center of large oil refining industry. Rich seaport city.

Hotels: Beaumont and Edson. Two large, fine, metropolitan type hotels,
each having 300 rms., all WB, fans, circulating ice water. E. 2WB $4.00-
$5.00. Gar. 50c.

Motor Court: Monte. 1 Mi. W. on US 90. Simple, clean, respectable,
comfortable. 6 cottages, 18 guests. 3 kitchenettes. All rms. WB. E. 2WB
$2.00 up. FGar. Pets P.

BIG SPRING, TEX. Pop. 17,752. Alt. 2,450'. (Conoco E-5) 295 ML W.
of Dallas.
BO & 87 Oil refining center of West Texas.

Hotel: Settles. I have seen plenty of much larger cities in the East with
hotels that cannot touch this one. 150 rms., all WB. E. 2WB $4.00. Gar. 50c.

BROWNSVILLE, TEX. Pop. 27,000. (Conoco L-3) 290 Mi. S.E. of San

Antonio.
S3 & 281 Across the Rio Grande is the Mexican town of Matamores.

Hotel: El Jardin. Part ACond. Maybe one reason I like Brownsville
is this hotel which is of the hospitable, welcoming type. Built for tropical
climate. Patios and balconies. 200 rms., all WB. E. 2WB $4.00. Gar. 50c.

Motor Court: Charro Courts. 1 Mi. N. on US 83. ACool. Another of
those first-class, modern, up-to-date courts that one finds in the West. Built
last November. 18 cottages. 36 rms., all WB. 6 kitchenettes. Meals. E. 2WB
$2.00. Kitchenettes 50c. FPark. Pets P.

Motor Court: Rose Mary. 1039 Jefferson St. 50 nicely furnished white
cottages, all WB. E. 2WB $2.00. FGar. Pets P.

CORPUS CHRISTI, TEX. Pop. 70,000. (Conoco 1-9) 205 ML S.W. of

Houston.

7 7 Said to be the fastest growing city in the Southwest.

Hotel: Breakers. This is the only hotel on beach having its own bathing
facilities 2 blocks long. 75 rms. all outside and WB. Meals. E. 2WB $2.00
up. FPark. No pets.

Hotel: The Nueces. Though older than some, it still has my vote. Spa-
cious and comfortable. 325 rms., 225 WB. Meals. E. 2WB $4 00 Gar 50c
Pets P.

Hotel: Plaza. Broadway and Leopard Sts. A fine, tall hotel up on the
hill. Everything modern and up-to-date. Fine views. Steam heated. 225
rms., all WB. Meals. E. 2WB $3.50-$5.00. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

CORSICANA, TEX. Pop. 16,000. (Conoco 1-5) 55 ML S. of Dallas.

7 5 -Hotel: Navarro. This is a fire-proof hotel of 100 rms., many WB. Meals
E. 2NB $2.50. 2WB $3.50-$5.00. FPark. Gar. 25c. Pets P.

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DALHART, TEX.

Amarillo.



Pop. 5,000. Alt. 3,982'. (Conoco D-l) 86 Mi. N.W. of



54 & 87 Fine cattle country. Cowboy reunion every August.

Hotel: De Soto. 401 Denrock Ave. ACool. Where hospitality meets you
at the door, and sends you on your way refreshed and comfortable. 75
rms., many WB. Meals. E. 2NB $2.00. 2WB $3.00-14.00. Gar. 35c. Pets
P.

DALLAS, TEX. Pop. 350,250. (Conoco 1-4) 990 Mi. S.W. of Chicago.

77 & 80 Hotels: Adolphus & Baker. Driving up to hotels such as these
you know what to expect and you find it. All modern conveniences and
luxuries. Many rms. ACond. E. 2WB $4.00 up. Gar. 50c.

Apt.-Hotel: Stoneleigh. 2927 Maple Ave. ACond. Hotel rms. and apts.
in a bldg. a little away from downtown traffic. 400 rms., all WB. Many
combinations. Kitchenettes. E. 2WB $4.5047.50. FPark. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

Motor Court: Bon Air. 3811 Ross Ave. 38 stone constructed cottages
in nicely landscaped, tree-shaded plot. Well furnished. All WB. E. 2WB
$3.00 up. FGar. Pets P.

Motor Court: Motor Inn. On Fort Worth-Dallas Pike. ACond. 50
units, all WB. Some kitchenettes. E. 2WB $3.00. FGar. Pets P.

DEL RIO, TEX. Pop. 15,250. (Conoco F-8) 156 Mi. W. of San Antonio.
90 The Mexican town of Villa Acuna is across the river.

Hotel: Roswell. A satisfactory hotel in a welcome spot. 100 rms., all
WB. E. 2WB $3.00-$5.00. FPark. Pets P.



EL PASO, TEX. Pop. 107,000. Alt. 3,762'. (Conoco A-5) 660 Mi. W. of
Dallas.

54, 62 & 80 Juarez, Mexico, just across
the beautiful ( ? ) Rio Grande.

Hotel: Hilton. Again I can say
that this hotel has always given me
perfect satisfaction. The service is
good, the rms. well furnished. Partly
ACond. 300 rms., all WB. E. 2WB
$4.00 up. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

Motor Hotel: El Ranchotel. 8

Mi. W. on US 80. ACond. This
represents the last word in accom-
modations of the better type for
tourists. Opened in spring of 1940.
Swimming pool. Badminton, riding.
70 guests. Rms. in main bldg. and
in 8 cottages of 3 to 6 rms. each.
All rms. WB with every imaginable
convenience. Meals. A. SWB $6.00
up. 2WB $10.00 up. FGar. Pet*
P.

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FORT DAVIS, TEX. Pop. 750. Alt. 5200'. (Conoco C-7) 24 Mi. N.W.
of Alpine.
118 Highest town in Texas.

Lodge: Indian Lodge. Owned by the State of Texas. Built by the CCC,
even to the cedar furniture. Pueblo Indian design. A lovely place, well worth
hunting up. 16 apts., all WB. Meals. E. 2WB $3.5044.00. FPark.

FORT STOCKTON, TEX. Pop. 3,000. Alt. 3,000'. (Conoco D-6) 240 Mi.
E. of El Paso.

67 & 290 Commanche Spring, flowing 30,000,000 gallons per day. Free swimming
pool.

Motor Court: Gateway Lodge. The exterior of many of these is not
attractive but within they are clean and comfortable. 10 cottages, 17 rms.,
all WB. E. 2WB $2.25. FGar. Pets P.

FORT WORTH, TEX. Pop. 165,000. (Conoco 1-4) 33 Mi. W. of Dallas.



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