THE MICHIGAN DAILY
SATURDAY, MAY 12, 1928,
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the structural work of the gymnasi- a
i n. It provided for the radiating of
many streamers of crepe paper tro ?i
a large central motif, on which v ere
painted original figures which wyere
indirectly lighted to a point under-
neath the track and from there
straight down to the floor.
Preston Wins Coiiipeti ion
In 1926 the competition was won
by W. E. Preston, '27A, who was gen- I
eral chairman of the party last year. I
It provided for a deep sea setting < >
which surpassed anything that had
ever been attenrpted in this line be-
fore. The plan provided for the com-
plete walling in of the gymnasium by
a painted panelling which reached.
from the floor up to the botton of the
track above. Alexis Lapteff, '30A
A screen of green netting was Whose design, "A Terrace of Old
placed. about two feet in front of this Inca," was chosen as the decorative
panelling to give one a. more ethereal theem for the Architects' May partyj
feeling and also to produce the effect from a large field of competition.
of softening and of distance. These
panels were all indirectly lighted by sisting of elves and gnomes playingj
strings of lights which were conceal- in a fairy garden, grossly exaggerated.
ed behind a wavy band of beaver in scale, with huge flower pots and
board to give the effect of ocean 'sundry weird brightly colored flow-1
waves. ers covering the walls. Students in,
The scene of the party last year the College of Architecture first
was an "Elves' Garden Revel" which painted the wall panel designs in
was held in Barbour gymnasium ac- small scale and then transferred them
cording to the design of R. T. Bitt- to the walls of the gymnasium'.
inger, '27A, who won the contest last Huge beetles and spiders lurked in
year. Two hundred and seventy-five !the tall grasses of the painted designs
couples clad in every conceivable type I while a golden spider web floated over
of costume attended the fancy dress the floor. A small patch of blue was
ball and celebrated the "Elves' Gar- arranged on the ceiling of the gym-
len Revel" with huge plants, wierd nasium and was decorated to resem-
flowers, and monstrous garden bugs ble a patch of blue sky in which gold-
towering on every side of them. l en stars were twinkling.
The design called for a scene con- And this brings our history up to
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After dances, shows, house par-
ties, visit The Maxroy for deli-
cious salads, sandwiches and
~ - fountain service.
P U N C H
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A number of small niches in the
building terrace were provided for
seats for the guests. These were all
indirectly lighted with a soft red glow.
A larger booth for chaperones, decor-
ated in the same manner as the oth-
ers, was provided almost directly
across the dance floor from the or-
Outward from the elevated track,
long streamers of crepe paper were
hung from beams, effectively hiding
for the most part the roof construc-
tion of the building, the color com-
bination of which gave the impression
of bright sky. Directly over the cen-
ter of the dance floor was hung a
large octagonal Incan sun-symbol,
through which shaded lights glowed.
All the lighting for the affair was in-
direct, providing somewhat subdued
illumination which lent charm to the
bright colors of the decorations. It
was a striking picture in which this
social triumph of the architects was
staged, and one which will undoubt-
edly live in the annals of campus so-
the party of this year. As we finish
this history this party is still in the
future, but as you read this the
party will be only a mem-ory. As we
write we hope that this party proves
to be a worthy successor to the long
list of social triumphs that have pre-
ceded it and will be entered in the
annals of campus life as another testi-
monial to the creative genius of the
members of the College of Architec-
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Sadler, Prof, J. S. Reeves and Mirs.
Reeves, Prof. I. P. Thieme and Mrs.
Thieme, Prof. William A. Frayer and
Mrs. Frayer, Prof, Aubrey Tealdi and
Mrs. Tealdi, Prof. Henry C. Anderson,
Dr. Margaret Bell, Prof. B. M. Donald-
son, Prof. D. L. Rich and Mrs. Rich,
Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Campbell, Mr.
and Mrs. J. C. Christensen, Prof.
Waldo M. Abbot and Mrs. Abbot, Mr.
Francis L. Goodrich, Prof. James I.
Hanford and Mrs. Hanford, Prof. C.
P. Wagner and Mrs. Wagner, Prof.
Henry A. Sanders and Mrs. Sanders,
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Moore, Mr. and
Mrs. Paul Buckley, Dr. John S~nd-
wall and Mrs. Sundwall, Mr. and Mrs.
Wilfred B. Shaw, Dr. George A. May
and Mrs. May, Miss Beatrice Johnson,
Miss Grace Richards.
Prof. Ernest Wilby and Mrs. Wilby,
Prog. A. J. Rousseau and Mrs. Rous-
seau, Prof. W. C. Titcomb, Prof. C.
M. McConkey and Mrs. McConkey,
Prof. W. I. Bennett and Mrs. Bennett,
Prof. W. V. Marshall and Mrs. Mar-
shall, Prof. J. P. Slusser, Prof. H. A.
Fowler and Mrs. Fowler, Mr. and
Mrs. F. C. O'Dell, Mr. and Mrs. M. B.
Chapin, Mr. and Mrs. R. Mathews, Mr.
and Mrs. Austin A. Howe, Mr. and
Mrs. H. R. Gamble, Mr. and Mrs. C.
R. Barnum, Mr. and Mrs. Fred H.
Aldrich, Mr. and Mrs. F. S. Onder-
donk, Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Valerio. Mr.
H. M. Young, Mr. and Mrs. T. S. Tan-
ner, Mr. R. T. Bittinger, Mr. and Mrs.
V. Slocun, Mr. and Mrs. 0. C. John-
son, Prof. R. T. Crane and Mrs..
Crane, Mr. Roscoe L. L. Wood, Miss
Amy G. Scutt, and Miss Mabel Ran-
. The Ma
In the Future
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