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February 11, 1922 - Image 9

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The Michigan Daily, 1922-02-11

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HOP EXTRA 1114 11Lt141 I1j EDITION
\MP1EDEs\gNs, I-Hop Qrand Alarch FinaleNICIIIDFCAYEIY
Gorgeous Hues, Attractive Trimmings Four Hours of Revelry Mark Return
Supplant Time-Tried "Daring" of Big Social Event to
Apparel Campus
(By Robert C. Moriarty) (1y Thornton W. Sargent, Jr.)
The silent blackness of the night was ° Only the decorations remain, for the
broken by sweet strains of music and 1923 Junior Hop is over. And these
a blaze of color as the 1921 J-Hop be- will be torn down and taken away.
came a reality. Colors that put nature The 700 Hop guests after today's part-
to shame flooded the foor of Water ies will soon depart. And then when
man gymnasium with waves of scarlet,t,
of rane, nd f ree. Uderth r citheeous rations are gone, there will be
varigated lighting effects which cast only memories-memories of an eve-
varigasteligting ffenctsn whi cas Ing of gayety and happiness, of ephe-
their softening influence on the crowd- meral pleasure that was no more ei-
ed dance floor, the vivid gowns stood driig thai the buterflis that flitei
out in refreshing relief against the ovr the n tthe ttopt
sober background of the masculine over the scene of the Hop.
But this morning before the last
appar Extremes Avoided couple had left and the last light had
Theoutstre Ao ebeen switched off, Waterman gymnas-
The outstanding feature of the gowns imwsapaeo iaiu er
this year seemed to be their pleasing mm was a place of vivacious merry
simplicity. Everything aimed for abs- Junior Hop, a revival of the old tradi-
euro of extreme, Necks us re roundedJuirHparevlofteldrd-
and cut rather high, wai s were low- Forming a hugh block "M," the 700 couples attending the J-Hop last night paused a moment at the end of tion.
r than last season, and t.e length was the grand march while the camera men took a flashlight of the scene. Then the orchestra resumed its music Resplendent With Color
noticeably longer, although the influ- and the guests, gathered from every section of the country, continued their dancing until time for "lights out" at From the first dance after the much
ence of different parts of the country 2:3o'clock. final one, Waterman gymnasiuno was
was evident in this last respect. thnascneoWa e gauma
the scene of a spectacular pageant,
Draperies wre not much seen and the
ltes of the dresses seenmed to fal with inu nRna Tlni is used with each change of season to -u iEn flrfIFl reslendent with color, music, and ac-
slimisfiaikess. IUIO RI EH TOIV LRT augment the effect of the clever gowns. HADM ONY CT CTRI S tii. Oie dance was barel coiclud-
Headdresses formed a necessary part Variety of DaeingM Ib a oerea .
mi iany it lie costimes beiig iate Solo dances, duet dances, chorus i tr os hiues hed.
ofman gti thdorsi tumii eaftibesi tae- lull UULU U Ill UIIUI donce t I i'Ei',ii miunsiers aiod stictly UUIIIheoursU satisfied. theucuplessseptp
of gold or silver in Leaf or bead dei dances, classical numbers and strictly across the floor to the music of three
signs, emphasizing the rather low set --- musical comedy numbers prove thes ,.K
coiffures. Slippers and hose corres- "MAKE IT FOR TWO" RETURNS TO variety of the dancing in "Make It For JUNIORS FROt ALl CO(111t ES t.r g'Tstras, Iteeistein's, Kexedy's,
ponded in color to the gowns in most WHITNEY AFTER TWO Two." George Hoffman, '24, and Earl STRIVE TO MAKE UNCTIO it Itirotsga.dTealled. tat of the fox
instances and the contrasting effects MONTHS' ABSENCE Powers, '22, star in the "The Dagger SUCCESS cped for a time to the softness of the
were either brought out by girdles or - Dance," while Gordon Weir, '24, opens divans in the booths, but they were all
fans. These latter accessories were (By M. B. Stail) the second act with an orietal dance, Success or failure in any enterprise drawn out again into the swirling con-
elaborate affairs made of feathers, or "Make It For Two," the 1922 Mich- Arthur Holden, '23, leading man, depends largely upon the work of the gestion of the floor by the pleasing
ostrich plumes. igan Union opera, gives its J-Hop per- sings most of the songs of the show, persons in charge, who can, in spite of melodies of the orchestras
Color Predominates formance at 2:15 o'clock this afternoon the most popular being "Garden of adverse circumstances, bring to suc- Promenade Never Ceases
In color the gowns ranged from a at the Whitney theater. That this Girls," "I'd Like to Steal Away to cessful completion or doom to inglor- The intervals between each of the
deep orchid to a flaming scarlet, with show should be the best the Union has Loveland," "Girls of the Seasons." The ios failure that with which they are 26 dances were short. But the prom-
here and there a touch of black or ever given for the University's great- song which will probably be entered intrusted. With this in mind, no little enade never ceased. The couples mov-
white. Black seemed to have lost its est social week-end is the prediction of with the songs of Michigan that will credit is due the Hop committee of ed from hall to hall, from booth to
attraction this season and those black everyone who knows the record of live is "Michigan Memories" sung by the class of 1923 for the success of the booth, chattering and laughing gayly.
gowns that were seen were set off by this opera. The performance is on the Kemp Kenna, director of the orchestra, great social function of the year. It was a parade of color, the brilliant
trimmings of green or orange. Jet social calendar of every group attend- just before the rise of the curtain on The committee numbers 14, ompris- dresses of the ladies in strinkng con-
gowns that shimmered and glittered in ing the Hop this year. the second act. This song was not ing three men from the literary college, trast to the sombreness of the men's
the multi-colored light were popular After playing a solid week to packed sung in Ann Arbor, having been com- three from the engineers, and one each evening dress.
and trimmings of jet in numerous de- houses in Ann Arbor, the show went posed just before the production wentfthe from the es Univer- The contrast between Waterman
signs formed a feature of many of the on the road for an 18 days' tour dur- on the road. It proved to be the song sity, the whole headed by Charles A. gymnasium in the afternoon and the
costumes. ing the Christmas vacation, to the hit of the show with the alumni. Hummer, '23. It is divided into five same place at evening was most strik-
Due to its extreme simplicity, the principal cities of the Middle West. smaller committees on tickets, decora- ing. Curious people, eager for a

dress worn by Miss Grace Pattinson, With the reputation thus established, UA 1 O tions, music and refreshments, booths glimpse of the splendor, trucksters
of Manistique, who lead the grand the 60 members of the cast and chorus, IHLRI SJHOWU ITS DONE and information, and programs, invi- carrying furniture, decorators com-
march with Charles Hummer, '23, under the direction of E. Mortimer tations, and favors. A sub-committee pleting their work, and janitors clean-
chairman of the Hop, stood out in Shuter, expect to give their best per- of 20 members chosen from the junior ing the foor, filled the hall. Night
striking relief. It was a soft, cling- formance this afternoon at which Picture taken at 10:41 oclock. of 20 e chosent fro the j sa th loormfied tek l Nig-
classes of the different schools and iso's a coisumation of weeks of pr-
imig Alice gown of jade green, unre- guests will be present from every sec- Completed engraving locked into colleges is always at the disposal of paration for the great social event.
lieved except for a girdle of silver. tion of the country. forms at 4:30 o'clock. the committee of 14, to assist in any Cares Are Forgotten
The neck was cut'high and round and Plot Sustains Interest That is the record set by The Daily way necessary. The gay dancers swung lightly
the gown was of medium length. "Make It For Two" is a musical com- Hop extra last night in providing the The committee was appointed late, across the polished floor. Lightheart-
Admire Beauty edy in two acts, the first being laid in guests of the big social function with a and did not commence to act officially edly they threw themselves into the
President and Mrs. Burton, Dean the home of the Houghtons on Long until early in December, leaving an un- revelry of the evening, forgetting their
Joseph A. Bursley, and many other Island, and the second on the Island photograph of the most elaborate so- usually short time for the rounding; cares and troubles, trying to make the
members of the faculty were present of Nowhere, somewhere off the coast cial event in the history of the Uni- out of the multitudinous plans in- 1923 J-Hop the same as those of old.
and watched with pleasure the kale- of Africa. The plot is light, but its versity volved to make the Hop go. Speedy All too soon the end came. The
idesopic blending of the colors in the threads serve to sustain interest The photograph was taken by Sped- action has been aided, however, by the omusic stopped, and the dancers rush-
grand march and in the dances which throughout. The book and some of the ding. A wet print of the picture was complete harmony within the commit- ed for their cloaks. The Hop was
followed. The President expressed lyrics were written by Leo Neidzielski, rushed to the J. S. Van Alstyne En- tee from the very start. over. The decorations remain, and
warm appreciation of the beauty and '23, while Foreman C. Brown, '22, wrote graving company in Detroit in a spe- More than 700 tickets have been these will soon be taken down.
elaborateness of the affair and of the the music and some of the lyrics. cial car supplied by the Detroit Rapid sold, the limit of 700 being slightly A scent of perfume and powder will
smoothness and care with which the All costumes were made especially Transit company. T. M. Dillon, man- exceeded to satisfy a few reasonable cling to the gymnasium until the drafts
details were carried out. for "Make It For Two," by Lester, of ager of the company's local branch, complaints which were received. Al- of fresh air sweep it out, but the but-
Like remarks came from all sides Chicago. This is the first amateur pro- made the trip in to Detroit in one hour most unloked for was the scarcity terfites will be there no longer.
and from the expressed feelings of duction that he has ever undertaken and 25 minutes without lights and of complaints registered ,and they have
those present the 1923 J-Hop has sure- to costume. In the "Garden of Girls" through a dense fog. without exception been satisfactorily Communications for the Student Ad-
ly surpassed all its predecessors in number, the most expensive gowns of When J-Hoppers arose this morning, handled. Fifty-four booths have been visory committee may be addressed to
beauty, in finesse, and in happy mem- the show are exhibited, while in "Girls the ink with which the paper was sold, some of which it was found ne- that organization in care of Dean J.
ories, of the Seasons" a special drop curtain printed was dry. cessary to put in Barbour gymnasium. A. Bursley, or at the Union.

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