National Geographic : 1912 Jan
THE WINTER GLORIES OF CALIFORNIA TIRED of winter? Does balmy summer Look a long way off? Over in California they are picking roses, bathing in the sun-tempered sea, motoring on sunlit roads, playing tennis in the shadow of the palms- for that is the "al ways-summer" country. And this joy of a reversed season is dis tant only a jolly less-than-three-day's jour ney on the de luxe Golden State Limited via Rock Island Lines - No Excess Fare which slips out of Chicago and St. Louis every evening on its easy, straight-tracked journey of lowest altitudes from winter-land into summer-land. A wonderful train - that's what you will say if you choose this way of shedding your winter troubles. Jplendid drawing rooms and staterooms, snowy, wide berths of perfect comfort, a chef to make you glad, barber, and valet to add their ready service, Victrola recitals to give another home-touch to the luxury,-and an observa tion car from which to watch the interesting panorama The through fast "Californian" and other good trains with standard and tourist sleeping cars, every day from Chicago, St. Louis, Kansas City, St. Joseph, Omaha and Memphis, for the Pacific Coast. Beautifulfree booklet sent on reques.t. - HU S ' ---- - - i'_~~;ir Ti "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."