Canada: THE DOMINION: Two-Way Rush

Canada's biggest tourist year set new records. Long-term visitors (48 hours or more) from the U.S. had rolled across the border in August in more than 400,000 automobiles, up 30% from August 1946. Province after province reported bulging tourist figures; only Saskatchewan, short of tourist attractions and long on bad " roads, was the exception. Squawked a Detroiter to the Regina Leader-Post: "Your roads are horrible ; absolutely terrible. We even got stuck."

Said Leo Dolan, boss of the Dominion's Travel Bureau, last week: An "abnormal season. . . . We ought...

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