National Geographic : 1960 Jan
Atlantic City Selects a Miss America in a Dazzling Nighttime Spectacle he finds beauty in the north Jersey orchid greenhouses. where more than two million orchids blossom annually (page 8). Many a young Texan or Californian has taken a bit of New Jersey with her to her first ball. Traveling back-country roads can bring a man to Hope. Harmony, and Tranquility, all close together in the hills of Warren and Sussex Counties-and those three villages are as pleasant as their names would imply. During the four-day contest at the State champions vie in exuding charm, fying poise, conversing knowledgeably, seashore. exempli and per- Equally, however, a man can find Iouble Trouble in Ocean County. although the cran berry bogs bordering the village scarcely de serve the ominous title. There are always surprises in New Jersey and at times it takes an outsider's viewpoint to bring the lesson sharply home. Driving through the State with B. Anthony Stewart, chief photographer for the NATIONAL GEo GRAPHIc, I told him of New Jersey's reputa- PrI~1 n ~Ja)"