From the original guide
During the Mid-Winter Sports Carnival, at year-end in New Orleans, tennis and golf tournaments, boxing, track, basketball, and yacht racing are topped off with the Sugar Bowl Game, a football classic, between the leading team of the South and of some other section of the country.

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Louisiana FACTS

Date of Statehood: April 30, 1812
State Capital: Baton Rouge
State Flag: contains a mother pelican feeding her young
State Reptile: Alligator
State Crustacean: Crawfish

Bordering States

Mississippi