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STBEETSflOLOW WITH OFFICIAL COLORS 0 FDOIilS Fiesta Which Opens Thurs day to Set New Mark in Gorgeousness. Oakland's downtown streets are ar low- with the red, yellow and freen official colors of the Dons Of Pcralta, sponsors for the annual fiesta which opens next Thursday morning- with a. mammoth floral parade and comes to close Satur-Jay .niffht with a prand ball and the unique, colorful, joyous Mum-piers' parade of grotesques and norn&ies. Last night the fiesta lijihts were turned on for the first time. And today the carnival spirit the spirit f fun and play is abroad in Oakland and the Eastbay. During the week final arrangements were made for the various features- of the three days' and three nights' program. Here it is: THI RSITAY. Al l ST 57. (Oprnlnir tin? 10:50 a. m Mammoth Flnral par ade, some "S decorated floats and vehicles and saddle horses in the line of march. 1 :3p. m. UK' Merrltt s new necklace of lights turned on for th first time, together With the nests lights with their unique lantern effects and colorful pennants and flags. 7:35 p. m. Electric fountain, gift of the Mutual Business club, is set In motion in center of the lake. Four giant dolphins will be arranged about the fountain and will pout water through a barrage of colored lights. 7:40 Band concert on' edge of lake, opposite Municipal Auditorium, with Paul Steindorff as leader. 1 p. ra. Grand fireworks display over the lake. 12000 show, embracing everything worth while in pyrotechnics. 9 p. m. Musical and dancing pro-ft-am In the arena of the Oakland Municipal Auditorium, featuring Spanish minstrels with banjos-and guitars, solos, duets, quartettes, ensemble singers and fifty Spanish dancing girls in several unique offerings. FRIDAY. ArGCHT 28. SM-ad dart t p. m. Speed boat races on Lake Merrltt. Presenting the millionaire sportsmen. Norman De Veau, Cliff Durant and George Newhall in th first heat of the motor boat championship. The lake will be cleared of mall craft to permit these motors of the sea to travel 50 miles an hour nd more over a triangular course close to shore. 7:M p. m. Great Athletic Car-e.lval opens In the arena of the Municipal Auditorium, featuring a night marathon around Lake Merrltt, opening and finishing in the arena, unique tumbling and athletic .dancing, demonstrations of archery, fly casting, tennis and P. A. X. contests in basketball, volley ball, dashes and other events. The Seatest athletic ahow ever under-ken In the West. IATIRDAV, AI GCST ZS. (CIcmIu dar 1:J0 p. m. Final motor boat races in Lake Merritt for the fiesta championship, to be an annual vent 2 p. m. Rodeo, wild west show and round-up features, directed by ine prince 01 riaers ana bronco tasters, , Hayford. known In the cattle country as "The Montana Kid," all- round champion, rider. "Black Demon." the horse that has never been ridden, ia one of the attractions. 7:30 p. m. Mummers Parade of horribles and grotesques, the most a&iqes and most fun-provoking spectacle of the entire fie-eta. under the direction of the American Legion.: p. m. Grand ball at the Municipal Auditorium, finale of the festival of fun. JfOTABLE EVENT. The Fiesta, of the Dons prom-lees to be a notable pre-festival event of the Diamond' Jubilee celebration across the bay. The floral parade, opening day event, according to Edgar M. Sanborn, chairman of the committee, will An Old Eastbay Dance MISS MURIEL OLOFSON. who is to dance at the Dons Fiesta as girls danced here when Oakland was a rancho. IB I 41 I ff S 11 i ail . s ': . a - ( 111 ' MAS. K JT if 111 VlS.v"V- - 1ST take Its place with the finest ever produced on the Pacific Coast where the floral pageants have become bywords for all that is beautiful and inspiring from Portland to Pasadena. The. evening program at the Oakland auditorium is another splendid spectacle. Under the direction of Zannette W. Potter, musical and dancing talent has been gotten together, which promises thrills and entertainment to the thousands. The San Franala Ensemble, an augmented group of twenty-five artists, is on the program. Then there are the Berkeley Strollers, headed by Signor Antonio de Grassi and Lydia Sturtevant, who will appear as Spanish trouba-dors, passing up and down the aisles and through the vast audience strumming steel guitars, picking banjos, pulling accordions and singing the delightful songs of old Castile. DRAMATIC COXTRAI.TO. Irene Le Noir, one of the West's finest dramatic contraltos, is down for several solo numbers. She will sing "Habanera" from the opera Carmen. , Paul Steindorff will direct a sne- clal orchestra for the occasion, playing the accompaniment for Madame Le Noir. The sensational dancing feature will be in charge of Alice Zwil-lmger, danseuse and teacher, who recently returned from old Mex fk I mi ico with new ideas for dancing steps of the Spanish type. Her fifty dancing maidens will present two Spanish ballets, "Espana" and "Fada Blanquita." with. Miss Zollinger herself in the latter dano. Among the girls appearing under Miss Zwillings' direction, are Mildred Anderson. Helen Schuster. Dorothy Schuster, Anita Kawal-kowskf. Ruth Engledow, Irene Thompson, Melba Field, "June Pauluccl, 'Amber Pauluccl, Delia La Montague, Betty Silveira. Shirley Gardner, Alice Wells. Mae Anderson, Rena Terrell, . Sara Jane English, Bernadette Maloney, Daruna Graham. Dorothy Brock-hust, Bernjce Ready, Vivian Ready. Ruth Bowman, Muriel Nau-ert,- Muriel. Olofson, Helen Max-shonet, Anabelle McCloud, Agnes Gallo, Lois Petersen, Cassie Peterson. Helen Berwick, June Woodson. Peg Kirsten. Margaret Pyster. Beth Reynolds, Ruth Reed, Arthel-dra. Pickering, Marjorie- Nichols. Shirley Pedlar, Marcella Reed, Juanita Pearson. Business Women to Give Elks Dance Arrangements are being made to entertain more than 1200 members of the Oakland Lodge of Elks and their ladies at a dance to be given by the lodge at the Business and Professional TVomen's club. 180S Webster street, next Tuesday eve a K I 8 fi A 8 V 0

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  1. Oakland Tribune,
  2. 23 Aug 1925, Sun,
  3. Page 15

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