Miscellany: Cultural Event

Two and a half tons of superfine young womanhood were shipped into Atlantic City last week for the 10th Annual Beauty Pageant of the Showmen's Variety Jubilee. No sooner had the 48 girls arrived than Mayor Charles D. White whisked them off to the Steel Pier, launched them on a five-day program designed to promote Atlantic City, produce Miss America of 1936.

What Mayor White referred to as "This great cultural event'' turned out to be an ordeal in which the contestants were separately judged on qualifications including poise and charm, talent, personality,...

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