Wisconsin: A Guide to the Badger State

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La Crosse

Railroad Stations: 200 Pearl St., for Chicago, Burlington & Quincy R.R.; Andrew and Caledonia Sts., for Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific R.R.; 301 Vine St., for Chicago & North Western Ry.

Bus Stations: 301 S. 4th St., for Northlana Greyhound Lines; 601 N. 3rd St., for Mississippi Valley Public Service Co.

City Busses: Fare, 10¢.

Airport: La Crosse County Airport, 5 m. NW. on French Island; no scheduled service. Taxis: Fare, 25¢ single, 5¢ each additional passenger within city limits.

Traffic Regulations: Regulation traffic lights in business district. Two-hour parking limit from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. in business districts; no daytime limit in other sections; all-night parking prohibited in entire city.

Accommodations: Five hotels; tourist camp; tourist rooms and lodges in and near city.

Information Service. Chamber of Commerce, Stoddard Hotel, 4th and State Sts.; American Automobile Association, 3rd and State Sts.

Radio Station: WKHB ( 1380 kc.).

Theaters and Motion Picture Houses: State Teachers College Auditorium, seating 1,000, used by students and local organizations for concerts and conventions, and by traveling theatrical companies; Vocational School Auditorium, seating 1,294; Logan High School Auditorium, seating 1,006; 7 motion picture houses.

Swimming: Municipally owned swimming pool, within Fair Grounds, near Myrick Park.

Tennis: Fifteen tennis courts: three in Copeland Park, city-owned; two in Myrick Park, city-owned; six at State Teachers College (State-owned, but can be used by city people when students are not using them); two at playground, 14th St. and South Ave.; two at playground, 7th and Farnum Sts.

Golf: Colonial Golf Club, 0.8 m. S. of city limits on State 35, 9 holes, greens fee 25¢; La Crosse Golf Club, W. end of Gillett St. in North La Crosse, 9 holes, greens fee 25¢.

Riding: La Crosse Riding Academy, State Road, route 1.

Fishing: Pike, black bass, trout, crappie, pickerel, bullhead, sunfish, and other kinds of fish in rivers and creeks.

Annual Events: Western Wisconsin Music Festival, May; Pig Club Contest, June; Interstate Fair, August; City-county farm picnic, August; Western Wisconsin Teachers Convention, October; New Year's eve celebration, fire-works display on top of Grandad Bluff at midnight.

LA CROSSE (649 alt., 39,614 pop.), lies in the Coulee Region where the confluence of three rivers, the La Crosse, the Black, and the Mississippi, forms a natural port. From the summit of Grandad Bluff, highest of the massive crags that overlook the city and form its eastern boundary, La Crosse is seen 570 feet below, on a narrow oblong ter-

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