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January 06, 1926 - Image 1

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The Michigan Daily, 1926-01-06

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SOUVENIR 7li t ttt att tMORN ING,
rkness Is Serious Handicap In Work Men's Attire Striking In Simplilty;
Of Describing Gowns; Names Of lack Dinner Jackets, White
Materials Baffling Shirts, Predominate
By Bean iruinel BySir Toby Tiffin
Men always have to wear the con-'-
stional tuxedo, with perhaps a var- And so, with a grand fan-faring of
.ion in the quality of the ti-- 2 trumpets and whatnot the "Hop" of
ietimes they wear a butterfly fie, the class of 1927 began, then continu-
metimes a one-ended tie that is very ( K ed, and presently ended. But let us
(icult to tie-but the women can al- start at the begining. One entered the
ys rely on the shade, the ct the building and checked one's outer gar-
mmings of their gowns to provide Iments, the ladies disappearing into
riety. some mysterious black staircase and
And they did last night. TI.e pre- reappearing from a similar hdden
minance of the long dress was re- isatpeaing fo c am hde
.rkable, and hohhed hair-there may, flight stealthily coicealed amoig the
.rkaleand obbd hir-teremayaecorations'of the dance floor. Then
ve been someone with long hair, butt one entered the dance floor. It seen-
was not where the Beau Brui el ed significant that a sign over the main
sstationed. A scarcity of head- -en > " . a itrance read "Physical Culture". We
ssses-head-dresses were a thing of etac ed"hsclClue-W
as Thead-dresesweeathing.yoafterward learned that the sign had no
;past. There, in a nut shell. yon Forming the traditional block S" after ocriling Waterman gymnasi ins ii an expansive grand march, more direct connection with the evening's
re the gloomy generalities of thre than 800 couples attending the 1927 J-lop posed for this official picture of the dance. festivities, being permanently located
,for the Iay who led the Hop. there for the edification of the fair
as rthadignified otendeop. (nn I ~rdamsels who occupy the premises ur-
ze.Her striking hlond hair, clip- HOM i iTl l '" ' 61.1 II Ifl iiji Let us now trn to the decorations.
I shors. Iasdrawnt ackinbeau-, he two ex-gymnasiums were disguis-
f.utiulinesswrnte,theati- O THed by the art of the futurist and the
ufiful in this write-up, hut eauti- yr I-H GUErSLIcU
is bautiul nd tme s shrt.Her . cbist. Being rather uninformed as to
vvueil di is tHwhat is or is not good form according
vn, a dark pink trimmed with tool If all the shirt-studs worn by the to these schools we hesitate to render
comrade has just informed me that Decorations, Music, Booths, Tickets, men at the Hop were laid end to end . . a verdict as to their artistic merit. In
proper spelling is tulle) was aim- Fasors, Guests, Publicity, Keep most of them would probably roll un- iss a itness Last fact we shall not render such a ver-
elegant. How she dancede the bureau. Performance of "Tambourine"; diet. To the lay eye the hangings were
Ter doesn t know-he tried to h- a r . * Busy* Full House Expected colorful and effective. Perhaps a lit-
ver dnth n ow-e nhe triedtockfind -r-F
limit thg needle in the haystack is BE A IN TiR . Fselding 1. Yost was seen danc- te home-made looking in spots, but
der bsrBEGANd dOCTOBER ningd-in the floor. He used the huddle WILL OFEN AT 2:15 unusually striking on the whole. The
tie Observer danced with one girl s> stm. lighting was excellent. It was achiev-
o announced that her gown was Culminating the work begun last * 5e by hanging lanips in the same style
nmed with maine ruff; the gown October, the 1927 J-lop represents There was no musician in any of the "Tambourine," the 20th annual Un- as the other adornments, or at least
s of nearly-white satin crepe; she more than 35 hours of formal commit- orchestras who had less than seven ion opera, will present its final per- we assumed it was, although one
e a maine ruff dingus across her tee work in addition to the hundreds instromoints excepting only the pan- formance at 2:15 o'clock this after- knows so little of this new art move-
d; she danced beautifully. Inci- of hours of Hop work done by mdi- ists. These were hampered y lack'noon at the Whitney theater before an
tally she said she wore pumps with vidual members outside of the regular of space. Iit re faudience that will be conpr1e largelye spotlights focused updon the dauc-
Iliants direct fron Paris meetings. The committee hearings dpg*yoltss in
have been held weekly, beginning at Tie boothsowre numbered in reekfof guests who attend the 1927 J-Hop. crs from various points iii the balcony.
a10 o'clock in the evening and often Gpresented sp- Music was, as you might guess, fur-
they were. After each dance each l n the ee a of numerals, This made it hard for some cial performance of the opera the aft- nished by a number of orchestras lo-
xperienced girl started waving the following day. of the less scholarly of the attendants ernoon following the J-Hop for the cated at various points in the two sal-
m to call attention to them. Fans Ih forday. to find their own niches. past few years, it was only the un- ons. It is our impression that there
a nuisance, but they are pretty ing fourteen juniors make up the Hop paralleled success attained by this were two of these in the large gym-
n gracefullytwaved......o tee i nae e fo Neither President Coolidge nor May- year's musical comedy that occasion- nasium and one in the smaller. They
sogrceuly avdcommittee. lyve men are chosen froma
nd there were delicately-shaded the literary college, three from the or Campbell would comment on the ed the matinee offering today, were quite equal to the occasion and
e gowns, and blue gowns, but al- engineering college and one from each lop at a late hour last night. They Guests of practically every frater- supplied excellent music almost con-
ugh the Observer toured all around of the remaining six colleges of the gave as their reasons the fact that they nity house in the city will fill thejtinualy throughout the entire evening
couldn't discover any black gowns. University. Following the traditional were not present. Whitney theater this afternoon to view a feat which is we feel worthy of men
girls coming to the 1928 Hop alternating rule between the literary e e * the colorful production that played a tion.
uld remember that there weren't and engineering colleges, the general ihis is the first Hop in years to which week in Ann Arbor before Christmas As for the grand arci, which seems
black gowns, for there lies a chairman of this year's hop is a rep- Eleanor Boardman, the movie actress, and subsequently appeared in 13 cit- to be an excellent invention to as-
nce to be distinctive..,. resentative of the engineering college, was not coming. She attended as us- iea throughout the Middle West and semble the multitude for the hot
o far as could be seen, although John H. Lovette, '27LE. All members soal, however. East. And when the curtain is rung graphers it was stirring fo
ious looks were cast about, there of the J-Hop committee are elected by no e'pal sce two laps, but fter thathetr h fdirst
e no extremely decollete gowns pre- the junior classes of the University. E. Hainlton Mipp attendedi ncognito igan's history as probably the most slightly. One of the musical groups
. There were some had little open Nearly three times as many applica- as Lord Rentfree. remarkable undertaking Mines has rendered the well known "Victors" in a
nouns rimmewico rissints, ut tins Ifr fictf s ere rcesvedendevreassmedwesedaekandnoajetictrythm ndnth

ponds trimmed with brilliants,_ but tions for tickets were received as r ee sue. a vsdt n aetcryh ad-'h
v didn't class as decollete. And could be accepted, floor space in the T nCritics and reviewers far and wide, committee men led the parade up and
those who don't know the deficien- two gymnasiums limiting the accept-~ HOW g j IU UV in metropolitan dailies and country down the long hall. At each lap the
of the linotype machines, the writ- ances that could be issued. The work i BII U weeklies, have penned many thous- lines doubled until finally they ad-
could like to put accents over the of notifying these people was complet- --- ands of glowing paragraphs in the de- vanced toward the cameras 32
1 E's of decollete. - ed before the Christmas vacation un- INhen the picture of the grand march scription, interpretation, and criticism abreast. During this time the orches-
ut the ball rooms were dark; the der the supervision of Harley J. Bell, of the J-Hop was snapped by Lyndon'of "Tambourine," and even magazines tra played the chorus of the "Victors"
ns were not so visible as the mus- 27E, at xt:05 o'clock last night, a repre- have given the show prominent com- 28 times and rendered the entire piece
'as audible. And in the music lies Fifty-three booths line the walls in entative of The Daily was waiting to mendation. The Theater magazine, in 14 times. There were no reported cas-
of the secrets of a successful Hop, the two gymnasiums. These have rush the plate to the photographers.|its February issue, refers to this ualties.
Miller, bouncing along to the beat been distributed by Henry S. Maeutz, At 11:41 o'clock he had the finished year's opera, opposite a full page of Chaperones were as numerous as
is saxaphones and cornets, enter- ' .print, developed on a rush order by photographs of members of the cast, they were dignified. If there were any
ed the dancers in Waterman gym- From an all-campus contest, the Lyndon, and had left by Ford to De- as "perhaps the moat elaborate and misdemeanors of any kind it is safe
um; Zez Confrey kept them oc- decoration scheme of a futuristic na- troit. highly developed musical comedy ever to assume that these guardians of the
ed when Miller's horn tooters ture submitted by J. Dale Darling, At the end of the 39 mile dash, the attempted in university dramatic cir- public morality did not miss them.
e resting; and Lombardo's Royal '26E, was selected and the J-Hop set- print was delivered to the J. S. Van ,es." Some have complained of the There were none of thesse ted.
flotg repeet htshm see plot, others the music, still others the . n ftes eotd
idians, far-famed over the radio, cted epresents that scheme as exe- Alsteyne Engraving company of Dee either, but then they never are.
. cuted by Kenneth A. Michel, '27A, with , .ahumor, but the consensus of opinion ' lea.
taied an exasperating rhythm in the George P. Johnson company of troit, which had remained open to unquestionably places the presenta- The leadinglady,Miss Eleanor Mor-
Detroit. The floor committee has been - tion in a class of its own. gao, was very beautiful and very tal.
uncy as the music was, however, directed by Michel, Floyd S. Park, rangemsent with The Daily. One hour Much of the credit for the brilliant We leave it to othprs to describe her
found time to notice boyish bobs, '27P, and Howell Russ, '27. later the cut was on its way back to success of "Tambourine" is given to gown. A vast majority of the men wore
isitely curled hair (perhaps arti- Bids from orchestras in all four Ans Arbor. Arriving at the offices at, Dan Warner, '27, who played the part dinner jackets of the usual black with
ly curled, but nevertheless ex- corners of the country and Canada lthe Press building, where this edition of the Princess. Others taking lead- white shirts and black ties. Some
ite) and straight hair that 'led to have been received by Lee C. Fowle, was waiting on the press, the picture iing parts in the cast are Russell Goh-, few swallow tails were visible, al-
as transport. Pumps of all kinds '27D, chairman of the music commit-'sas locked into the forms at 3:25 o'- ring, '27, as Captain of the Guards; though they did not interfere with the
tin kid, brocaded, gold and silver. tee.' Two of the three selected are I clock and the issue printed in time to ' Barre Hill, '26, as the King; and Rob- general air of merriment. Mr. Lov-
pumps-they should come at the recording for prominent phonograph he delivered to the house party guets ert Henderson, '26, as the Black ette wore a tuxedo and tortoise shell
>m and at the last! (Continued on Page Eight) before breakfast this morning. Queer. glasses.

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