Army & Navy: Barracks with Bath

The Army occupies 212 U.S. hotels, a total of 30,000-odd rooms, 2% of all American hotel rooms. Its biggest hotel patronage is coastal: 150 hotels at Miami Beach, 29 at Atlantic City. Its biggest single concentration: in Chicago's 3,000-room Stevens (world's biggest hotel). More will be occupied.

Northwest Passage

"This is the Law of the Yukon, that only the Strong shall thrive; That surely the Weak shall perish, and only the Fit survive." —Robert W. Service.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers had one of the biggest and toughest jobs last week since they...