Business & Finance: Florida Fling

To 200 wives of "distinguished business executives" went pretty pink & white invitations last week. Would they spend a fortnight at the Palm Beach Biltmore Hotel this winter as "personal guests" of Mrs. Bernice Challenger Bost? All they need do is bring their husbands—as paying guests at $16 a day.

Promoter of smart shops, smart travel, and now smart hotels, Bernice Bost is a bustling, buxom divorcée. Last fall, when Papal Knight George MacDonald acquired an interest in Henry Doherty's hotel and resort properties, she went to New York, charmed his secretary with a...

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