People, Jun. 29, 1959

Chain Store Scion Huntington (A. & P.) Hartford, 48, quietly mimeographed word that he has acquired the bulk of a coral isle in the Bahamas, just off the city of Nassau. On Philanthropist Hartford's program: to develop the place as a vacation paradise for "people of quality from all walks of life. There will be no automobiles, no roulette wheels, no honky-tonks." What "Hunty" Hartford wanted most to create was "an atmosphere of cultural enjoyment.'' It seemed a pity that his latest good work will be located on grounds that some may shun for esthetic reasons: good old Hog Island.

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