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   Galveston Daily News (Newspaper) - May 22, 1927, Galveston, Texas                                8OTH 42. GALVESTON. TEXAS, SUNDAY, MAT 82, 1927. -THIETY-TWO PAGES ESTABLISHED 1M1 LINDBERGH COMPLETES NEW YORK-PARIS FLIGHT World Beauty Crown Aspirants On View as Thousands Applaud PARADE OF QIRLS IN AFTERNOON ATTIRE STARTS PAGEANT OFF With thirty-eight beauties representing eight foreign countries and the United States of America, Galveston's Second International Pageant or Pulchritude and Eighth Annual .Bathing Girl Revue got under way yesterday with as colorful and charming an array of girls as have ever graced a similar event. A procession of beauties, attired In sports costumes and after- noon frocks, paraded over Galveston'a Boulevard before a crowd of enthusiasts estimated at nearly while bands" played the national anthems of the respective International entrants and spectators voiced their appreciation and applauded spon- taneously individual charmers. Beautiful Entries. -This "beyy of beauties far eclipaed any. previous entry Hat both from' sheer .'attractiveness -and real chirm. .-.-.The, girls.are a ihTJre youth- ful type than haVe formerl'y entered, irid their-refreshing loveliness waa commented upon along the entire line of march. The opening- event of the three- day pageant "of ibeauty was an aus- picious elaborate, more more important than any of its pr.edecesaora. nut the-cli- max of the International- convoca- tion of .beauties will be reached to- morrow, when seven efficient and renowned judges select from the beyy of beauties the one who will reign as "Beauty. Quevn of the Universe." Final judgment will-be rendered at the international ball at the' city auditorium, anticipated by alt ts. the crowning event of the three-day occasion. Parade In point; of spectators and inter" eat, probably tpKtho .-will be th.Ia afternoon Starting Atf3i o'clock'from a point Sixth street-, on the seawall-'exten- sion the caravan of beaut.ff will this aJUrnqon v.cturcBQue surround Ings' Iboktnr It Trill pro a Itnelj setting for the beatitl ful tea nymphs. The.'.- parade will take', the. same route 6he of yesterday, con- tinuing west on the -Boulevard to Twenty-fifth street, where It dls- banda. An added Impetua to the festivities of the, day Is the arrival of Major General MMOD M, Patrick, chief of the .air United-States .army, who! cornea of mlrplfcnta to participate In revue" ac- tivities. Attendance Much Larger. Aalde-from Its distinctive features yeaterday, the premier eve'nt of the beauty pageant attracted far more spectators' and created far more in- terest than any prevloua opening This In a measure waa duo to the- largo number of International beauties who are striving to take back to their respective countries the.lfl.urel crown of beauty. Outstanding In the Pageant of Pul- chritude are: Mlas "France, Mile. Ro- herte Cusfty; Mlas buxnmburg-. Mile. Itosa Blanq; Mlsa Italy, Slgnorlna Maria Gallo; Mlas .Portugal; Slgno- rlha Margaretta Baatos Ferrler; Mlod Cuba, .Senorlta Angelina. An- dulza; -Miss Spain, Scnorlta Maria Cesajuana; Miss Canada, Miss Made- (Contlnued on Page 6, Column E.) THE WEATHER 'For Galveflton and day partly cloudy; probably showers early morning; fresh southerly winds. For East and Mon- day partly cloudy; local showers in northetst portion; moderate to fresh southerly winds on the coast. For West ana llonday partly cloudy; colder Mon- day in north portion. For and Mon- day partly cloudy; probably locm showers. For and Mon- day'cloudy; probably local showers; warmer Sunday. For and Mon- day probably local ahowurj In eaat portion; colder Monday. o o FORECAST FOR WEEK- Weather outlook for week begin- ning Monday: For Weil Gulf SHIPS WILL MANEUVER OVER BOULEVARD; AIR CHIEF TO INSPECT CITY. Led by Major-General Mason M. Patrick, chief of the army etr aerv- sixty of the army's best- air- pl.aneg will arrive here, -.his .morn- ing about o'clock. Battle maneuvers and formations over Galveston boulevard will be given by the first pursuit itroup ot thirty-two planes Immediately arter Its. arrival, while 'the local third at- tack group of twehty'p'lanes. leturn- Injr after several _weeka'. -ibscncc, -will -be housed fc'ort Crockett landing field; j The array of airplanes will be the itrgeat er assembled over tiny city jn the War with tbft- exception of the Antonio, .wiiiis the. of' the. army air af-rvico chief and members of his jtaff will lend considerable1 importance to the Banquet Plans for entertainment of the 'laiting flycra call for a banquet this evening .at 7. o'clock ut Galvez, while a special secUo'.i ot the, grahdatarid will for the aviators to view the I hUrttut to ri- al. Beauty Pageant this afternoon. In addition to the large u: ships arriving today, thii second bombnrdtnent group- of twelve bombing planea- and five cargo planes Is to arrive Tucsd-iv. The pursuit group is due to depart 'J'uca day morning; while the local ntt.-tck group will remain housed ita quarters, here. Date of departure of the bombardment group tta? not been set. The three different ..types of planes, together with a number ot other plahca which have arrived pi- loted by visiting officers, will dem- onstrate practically all work done by the air service, Including: attack, bombardment. observation and waa declared. A number of army altyservlce ranking officers will command the .various groups. Major :Frank D. lackland Is in charge of the third attack Major of the pursuit group and Captain Rust of the bombard- ment gruup. CIIUetiH To Meet Plans drawn up by the Galveston Chamber of-Commerco call for citi- zens to meet, tho flyers when they land this morning and convey them from the landing field to accomo- dationa provided for them in 'he city. J. TV. Davis, general manager of tho chamber, has requested clti- (Continued on Page 7. Column 4.) REVUE.ENTRIES NOW. TOTAL 38 Arrlral of two nora entries 
                            

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