Howard Johnson's Scoop:
"The Howard Johnson's
Motor Lodge and Restaurant on U.S. 31, just north of the Northern
Indiana Toll Road, So. Bend, Indiana is now in operation.
The beautiful and well-known Blake gardens, enhanced by a
sparkling lake and artificial waterways, provides a natural
and restful panoramic sight for the guests of both the restaurant
and motor lodge.
William J. Boykin, operator, announced that the entire unit
includes the 96-seat restaurant, a 72 room motor lodge and
a swimming pool for the guests of the motor lodge. The heated
pool will extend the swimming season for about two months
more than normal for the South Bend area.
lodge is air-conditioned throughout with temperature controls
in each room. Every room is equipped with a telephone, radio
and television set."