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San Marino Tribune (Newspaper) - January 8, 1932, San Marino, California * * Marino ic ihe Progress and Prosperity of San Marine THE SAN MARINO 43 January 8, 1932 Per Per Bird That Won Sweepstakes Prize in Of of sweepstakes prize in 17Uau v of was replica of the lyre characteristic of to which nation it was White sweet peas formed body of with lyre-shaped tail plumage of Chinese A fountain of flowers was In center and beautiful girls under Entire float was escorted by girls costumed in of Illustrated Daily Los Fame Goes Around the Ella Muriel Lenore Mary Martha Schenkel and Betty of the float were Frances G w e n Wakeman and Betty float was indeed a dream of beauty with its delicate and as the creation passed I formation and every man hao the massed humanity lines I his horse under perfect it was cheered to the the commands of quote from the language of the Los Angeles Evening Herald and City of San Marino's breath-taking in its today 1) won the grand sweepstakes prize at the 43rd I everywhere agreed i of Roses Parade which wheeled lanes of prow of the San Marino dedicated to was a replica in flowers of the lyre the characteristic bird of that The body of the bird was formed of white sweet peas and tail plumage of thousands of Chinese se the center was a floral tain and at the right a canopy of nink and orchid flowers with beau- j ties San Marino's entry as gorgeous piece of while the Pasadena Post a million spectators faced the line of march and thanked the for offering the City of San Marino depicting was awarded the grand sweepstakes prize for the 1932 Tournament of San Marino entry was woven about the native of It a rare only found in the The j bird's body was made of 150 j en bunches of sweet sands of Chinese lilies were j into the tail was a fairy fountain in the Six women in delicate satin and three Australian girls riding or float added a winsome note to the gorgeous display of flowers in exquisite Those so participating were W. W. Had Much to Do in Making the San Marino Float a the decision of the judges who gave it the place of does not mean to say oi infer that the conquest was an easy for there were numerous floats that presented beautiful features of coloring and but it does mean that all in all San Marino's contribution was easily entitled to first had a lovely Arcadia and other cities vied with each other to present attractive floral and all are entitled to entire pageant from start to finish was a notable one and reflects great credit upon the devoted officials who brought it into and furthered it to such h brilliant E. the a citizen of San comes in for a special meed ol | likewise C. Hal also of San past president of the and its | ent gave much time and | though to the and j William secretary oi j the Chamber of Commerce and Tournament with Charles i C. W. Norris and others gave of their efforts to insure hat is off to these public-spirited Patrol Thrills All 1 Mounted Patrol provided thrilling spectacle as they for the first time since men and among them Capt. W. A. in the New Year's Day j well known cavalry surprise at the unusual proficiency attained by the members of the patrol in view of the short time they have been but this is not to be wondered at in view of the fact that they are San and San Marino is quite Mounted Patrol at present consists of 27 but is rapidly gaining in Owing to the short time available for uniforms to be secured only 16 on Page equipped in their new San Marino Patrol is the only Legion unit of its kind throughout the United They marched in regulation W. they changed from formation to formation during the expert 4c->( E. of the Tournament of
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