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April 10, 1920 - Image 9

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A second edition of this extra THE VicTORS
1920 OPERA JUDGED"Riwillbe issued at 6 o'clock Sat-
ONE OF UNION'S BEST urday morning, containing a GYMNASIUM A BOWER
picture of the grand march. It OF GEORGIAN SMILAX
will be delivered to fraternitie,
in 14th Production of Michigan the Delta, Gugdin's drug store, Brilliant lines of Many Tinted Gowos
aUninteDla Sugden's drug store,
Calkins' drug store, and at the Mingle with Dress Suits
( . eStudents' Supply store. Sombre Black
(By C. M. Campbell)-
"George Didi It, the 1920 Michigan-- (By Joseph A. Bernstein)
Union opera, is assured a place among BoBeneath a canopy of Geoigian smi-
Michigan's immortal operas, it gn-
eral graduate and student criticis lax, natures own, more than 500 cou-
may be taken as a criterion, ples, enchanted by the spell of Mich-
Opening to the largest first night Jill FOM fl/ R J i WDAM R igan's greatest social function, are
house that ever greeted a Union pro- dancing into reality -the Junior
dution Monday night the show has Hop of 1920.
continued throughout the week to play FOUR CORNERS OF COUNT.Y EP- One thousand young men and wo -
to capacity houses at every perform- -RESENTED AMONG en bedecked, first in the so'bre yet
ance. The last local stand will be DANCERS significant black and white oft the fult
the J-Hop matinee Saturday afternoon tdressand then in hues that rival
at the Whitney theater. Where do they come from, all these those of the rainbow are swaying to
Last Act Features --fair visitors to the "University city?" the tunes of such compositio that can
Russell Barnes, '20, wrote the book The old stereotyped form has it "frost but enchant the joy seeekrs.
and most of the lyrics for "George - east, from west; from north and "Victors" Calls Dancers
Did It," while George Roderick, '21E, south," and reporter's ingenuity can The Hop is on.
is the composer of the majorlty of the in no way better that description of Strains of music coming a first as
musical numbers. The action begins the territory which is called upon to though from a distance, then swell-
in 1859, costumes of that period be- furnish partners for this annual ing into the glory of Michigan,-Mich-
ing worn by the actors, and the scen- event, igan on parade-called ardently to
ery depicting the campus at that time. Come Many Miles those who had come into the forest of
In the interlude new leads enter the lCould that convenient friend of the enchantment to enter upon the realms
plot which is set for the present time Cla o , scribe, the "resident from Mars," but of revelry. Yet it is a revelry of joy-
the place being a fraternity house dur- * have dropped into Waterman gymna- pure and unrefined. Five hundred
ing a house party. sium this evening, he would have seen couples seeking to give vent to that
The last act is the big feature of the the fair ones from all four corners of which makes the college life real.
show. It is set in the home of an ee Ifthe United States mingling on equal Gradually, an elaborate procession
governor of California (the hero of . footing. The languor of the drawling formed and wound around the inte-
the first act) and opens with an (By It. Hardy Heth) southern beauty is in no way les- rior of that great gymnasium. It was
oriental dance which is one of the The dreamy lilt of pleading violin; -But shattered is this visiou of ro- sened by the verve and vivacity of he a parade of color, of youth, and of
biggest hits of the performance. Elab- Soft lights; night breezes swathed iiiance northern sister. The representatives beauty-the grand march wa on.
orate scenery and lighting effects have with tint o' moon; Today the womai cuses, smokes from that locality whose reputatiomi Roswell Dillon, '21E, and his beau-
helped to make this act the cleverest' The breath of roses; eyes that know and votes! for beauty Mack Sennett has almost tiful partner, Miss Wanda Giling-
part of the production. not sin; And leap-year stuff makes chappie immortalized greet their more demureI ham, Bayport, answering te call of
Fine Voices Heard The glamor of a dance that ends too stare askance, but no less attractive rivals fiom the '"The Victors," let the dancers through
The individual actors for the most soon; While,somewhere fro his dizzy brain stern states the opening number on the program.
part have excellent voices and suc- A woman's hand - her lips in wistful he quotes Once again are the services of the Infused with te spirit of te affair,
ceed in getting their numbers across smile; A lesson learned nowhere in college patient mathematician called into they led the thousand young isen and
in excellent style. There are heavy The thousand little things that seem books - play to figure and compute the thou- their ladies through the initial num-
parts and there are comedy parts, worth while; That woman never "leaps" before sands of miles traveled to make the her on that long list, transferring the
each actor fitting into his role in al- she "looks," Hop a success, or to count up the heretofore bleak and expansive scene
most perfect form. A town consta-.enormous expense entailed in provid-.of so many Michigan parades-pa-
ble, a moving picture director, a ing an evening's fun for the hard lab- rades of victory-into a veritable fairy-
movie vamp and an irate church dea- South A ring student and his escorted "one land.
con all succeed in drawing laugh aft- MAand only." Call it an incomputable Registered in History
er laugh.e ms,' I 7"'aggo 1 II LF OR OSA task and let it go at that! A sudden pause-a word of advice
Of all the music "Ann Arbor Days," Good Old TangoS Names Given from the photographer, a flare of bril-
which comes in the interlude. seems It has been stated that every con- liant light-and the Hop had been
to have the best chance for taking a London, April 9.-The Rustian So- ceivable style and variety (f coiffure registered pictorially among those al-
place in the campus song list with Buenos Aires, April 9.-The Argen- viet government has threatened to put is in evidence on the ball room floor ready famous for their elaborateness.
such favorites as "The Friar's Song," tine has retained his affection for his he workshops of the northern railways this evening. A scrutiny cef the fol- Slowly the dancers broke from the
"I'll Ne'er Forget My College Days," national dance, the tango, despite the uder martial law to put an end to lowing lists of residences and nhuge M. Slowly they sought their
or "Men of the Maize and Blue ' Other ! introduction of American "jazz" mus what it calls the "crime" of the work- ful consideration of the styes in hair partners-then the beautiful light and
beautiful pieces are "Lovelight," the ic and syncopated melodies in the ers in wasting time in holiday-mak- dressing prevalent in the various dreamy strains of Dardennella, that
strains of which run throughout the programs of Argentine balls and ing, according to a wireless message communities represented will easily piece of musical enchantment -- and
show, and "Just Only You" as sung dances. This was shown during the from Moscow. confirm this statement. The larded I the Hop was on.
by Kemp Keena, '21, and Paul Wilson, balls held in a recent carnival when I The government asserts that 1,000 locks of the Hottentot together with Expansive as Waterman gymnasium
'21. The catchy hits of Sandy Wil- tango tunes outnumbered the fox- k is, it is not sufficient to care for the
sonIlL an Kniht irrelee, tot nd oe-sep n a roprtin o working days were thus ost in one the unwashed tresses of the Esquino
son, '23L, and Knight Mirrielees, trot and one-step in a proportion of month and that "the railway men are are possibly the only two existing etx- 500 couples, and the chaperons who
'2E, "You're In It" and "Ant Arbor three to one. Several American waltz- arranging to have two days of idle ceptions. are in attendance. Barbour gymnas-
Will Never Be the Same" have been es, however, are very popular. The ness each week at a time when mil- Beginning on page five is a list of ium has been pressed into service,-
received by encore after encore a. Argentines call the syncopated music lionshofggas been molded into the larger space
evey prfomane. anqi" une. lonsofpeople are hungering and the op guests and their places of
y.when it is impossible to transport t location during their stay in Ann Ar- and the two have been made one.
Dances Take Well Some native musicians have grown bread, owing to lack of railway en- bor. A delightful innovation in hop favors
In the dancing line, the Pierrette rich composing tangoes. One of the were afforded the guests by the coin-
and Pierrot dance by Matthew Lam- most popular here is called "Pan y It notifies the idlers that they will JAPANESE MILLIONAIRE PLANS bil fold, Insteadof the conventional
port, '22, and Philip Ringer, '22, should Ague (Bread and Water). The title either have to make up for the time SENDING SHIP AROUND WORLD a pogra the withom forna
receive special mention. Harold Lau- of another is translated as "Flower of "of which the republic has been rob- a program of leather with room for a
ver, '22E, also is well received in a the Mud." bed" or receive full penalty under Thkio, April 9.-A Japaniese mil- otto eac'he'thosnShe ttndanpassed
rather prilf9-AcJataese mi-dautet eacthfethoreinaattnda.c-
rather difficult solo dance. Of the martial law. ionaire is planning to send an exhi- The decorative scheme is unique.
group dances, the oriental quartette, Alumni Secretaries to Meet Next Ma bition ship around the world to intro- The Georgian Smilax hanging from
composed of Jack Holden, '22, Irwin There will be a meeting of the Na- 100 Battery Men for Cornell Nine duce Japan's products to foreign above and gradually working down to
Sanborn, '20, Ceilan Rorick, '21, and tional Association of Alumni secre- A call for baseball candidates at lands. The steamer is to be a 10,000 the trees that separate the booths,
Karl Velde, '20, is easily the best. The taries in Ann Arbor May 13 to 15. Cornell last week resulted in a stam- ton vessel reconstructed so as to af- form a forest of enjoyment-a place
harlequin dancers also deserve spe- There are nearly 75 schools enrolled pede of 100 men for the pitching and ford room for exhibition shelves and where the joy seeker may search and
cial mention. in this organization. catching departments, rooms for entertainments. find.

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