The Hemisphere: Tourist Outpost

On Newfoundland's west coast, silvery Atlantic salmon were running in a score of rivers. The big ones picked the lordly Humber. Last week, U.S. sportsmen were heading in to try the Humber's limpid pools. On the more popular of Newfoundland's 108 major salmon rivers, cabins were booked solid. (Cost: $25 a day for board, room, canoe and guide).

For men & women who come for the summer fishing, or for the fall hunting (partridge, duck, caribou, moose), Newfoundland has long been an unspoiled sportland. This year—Newfoundland's first as a Canadian province—thousands of tourists who...

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