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No Expense Spared In Obtaining Bes
Orchestras In Country, Believe
Officers in Charge
Finishing the work of more than
two months, final preparations are
being made for the class of 1929
J-Hop by the committte headed by
John R. Gilmartin, '29E. TheJ-Hop
conceded tobe the high point of the
University social season, will be one
of the most brilliant ever conducted
at Michigan, according to those in
charge, and should 'go far toward re-
ducing the belief that the annual
function is getting too unwieldy to
be popular among the student body.
Unusual provisions for entertainment
and decorations have been made this
year, and a record attendance is as-
sured by the enthusiastic manner in
which the whole number of tickets
was claimed when placed on sale.
No expense was spared by the
members of the vomnmittee in obtain-
ing the music for the 1929 J-Hop,
and due to an exceedingly changea-
ble season, they had the choice of
most o' the finest dance bands in the
country. After personal inspection of
many musical organizations the Jack
Chapman orchestra at present play-
ing in Chicago was selected, and aft-
erwards Emerson Gill's radio broad-
casting band of Cleveland and Mc-
Kinney's Cotton Pickers of Detroit
were added to the group.
Chapman From Chicago
Jack Chapman and his organiza-
tion is at present playing during the
dinner hour at the La Salle hotel in
Chicago, and afterwards furnishes
dance music at the Bal Tabarin. Dur-
ing the summer he plays at the Ma-
rine roof at the same hotel. He
records for the Victor company. The
contract calls for no substitutions in
the personnel of the band, and the
appearance of the original group is
Emerson Gill has one of the better-
known broadcasting organizations in
the country, and his choice was the
result of many requests on the part
of students and prospective J-Hop
uests who had heard him play. He
has made Columbia records, and at
present plays at the Bamboo Gar-
dens in Cleveland. The last band
picked was McKinney's Cotton Pick-
ers of Detroit, who have been built
up to be th first-string organization
of Gene Goldkette's m-anagement,
since the disbanding of the original
Gene Goldkette orchestra which play-
ed at the affair last year. The Cot-
ton Pickers also broadcast, and will
shortly embark upon a tour of the
East during which time they will
make records of their ow.
Presents Dutch Village e
The general scheme of the decora-
tions for the J-Hop carries out the
ida aoof a Dutch village in a scale
never before attempted. The prize-
winning design was the work of J.
A. Taylor, '29A, and is being planned
and built by the George P. Johnson
Flag and Decoration company of De-
troit. Striking lighting effects may
be obtained by the use of a large
moon at one end of the gymnasium,
the color of which will change with
the progress of the night from yel-
low to red, with a simllar changing
effect on the blue sky overhead. A
huge windmill will be erected at the
end of the floor and behind this the
moon will be suspended. At inter-
vals around the floor will be light-
houses shining beasons upon the
dancers, while all of the booths will
be constructed as cottages having
slate and thatch roofs. The fraternity
or group insignia of those inhabiting
the both will be hung in front. The
passage between the two gymnasi-
ums will be wrought to resemble a
bridge connecting two bodies of wa-
ter, and under this will be moored
a boat containing one of the orches--
Built To Fit
For the first time the decorations
will be built specifically to fit the

gymnasiums, thus adding to the unity
and completeness of the effect.
The grand march will take place
proipt ly at 11 o'clock, and will be led
1y the geneiral chairman, John R.
Gilmardn, '29E and his partner, Eva
Jo Montgomery of Cushing, Okla. It
will end in the traditional forming of
the block "M" and the picture will
then be taken. Moving pictures of
the grand march and entertainment
will be' taken by Reograms service.
The Hop guest must be governed in


Inaugurating the ten week's season
of stock at the Whitney theater, the
Rockford Players are opening tonight
at 8 o'clock in Bayard Veiller's mys-
tery melodrama, "The 13th Chair."
'his opening bill was listed as the
outstanding success of the company's
season last year in Rockford, and
presents Mrs. Richard Mansfield, wife
and leading lady of RichardaMansfield,
in the featured role of Madame La-
Grange, supported by Charles War-
burton of the Old Vic theater in Lon-
The Rockford Players are complet-
ing their third season under the di-
rection of Robert Henderson, '26, and
have just completed a 20 weeks run in
the Rockford theater at Rockford, Ill.,
preceeded by a 30 weeks season la'st
year. The Ann Arbor season is pre-
sented under the management of Don
McIntyre, and will be the first regular
stock engagement ever presented in
Ithis city.
The company is already well known
in Ann Arbor, both because many of
d the players are former Michigan stu-
-_ I dents and because of the popular
spring and summer 'seasons on the
campus. Each summer the Rockford
Players are presented under the aus-
pices of the Summer Session, the only
Yprofessional company in the country
to be sponsored by a university.
Mrs. Mansfield, who retried from the
stage during the war following the
er Hour tragic death of her son, returned to
om this country in December especially
to play with the company. The fn-
gagement was completed this summer
DROP by Robert Henderson while Mrs."Mans-

Year Miarks Fiftieth Anniversary Since
Organization By Dr. Damrosh
In Steinway Hall
Now entering upon its fiftieth or-
ganized year, the New York symphony
orchestra, conducted by Walter Dam-
rosch, will make its appearance on
Feb. 1 in Hill auditorium, as an at-
traction of the regular concert series..
As a special feature of the concert,
John Erskine, professor of English
literature at Columbia and popular
novelist, will appear as soloist with
the orchestra.
It was just 50 years ago that Dr.
Leopold Damrosch organized a group
of players for a concert in Old Stein-
'way hall, New York, and this led to;
the establishment of the present or-
ganization, as well as to the founding
of all other 'symphony groups in the
country. It was the first symphony
orchestra to undertake nation-wide
tours or road concerts of any kind,
and in this work it visited many
towns and cities which had never
heard a symphonic program. It is
estimated that during its existence
the orchestra has played to more than

Mrs. Richard Mansfiel
Wind Velocity Of 120 Miles P
Ts Reported By Radio Fr
1t. Evans Station

field was in London.
Reports of a terrific storm which Mrs. Mansfield, who on the stage I aTh rosclr Will Conduct
supported her famous husband in all T[he present tour wil be under
came down off the Greenland ice-capp of his roles under theaname of the direction of Walter Damrosch, al-
and hit the Mt. Evans weather ob- Beatrice Cameron, will appear in four though he retired as regular conduc-
servatory of the University treen-productions with the Rockford Play- tor at the close of last year's season.
land Expedition on Monday, Jan. 16 rs; including Madame La Grange, He is a son of the founder, and has
a ntaiedin an mortan ' the little Irish spiritualistic medium held the post of conductor for 42 years.
are contained in an important radio- in "The 13th Chair," Lady Frinton in After the present tour, Damrosch will
gram received here by the University Frederick Lonsdale's "Aren't We appear as guest conductor for one
short-wave wireless station. All?" which is scheduled for produc- month in New York.
The message reads: "MO NTtion during J-Hop week, the Allisn The appearance of the well-known
TSkipworth role in "Elizabeth's" dra- author, John Erskine, will add a novel
EVANS, GREENLAND. Storm Jan- I matization of her novel "The En- touch to the local musical history.!
uary sixteenth as follows: maximum chanted April," and the title role in Erskine combines the talents of a
wind one hundred and twenty miles James M. Barrie's "The Old Lady musician and teacher with those of
pei hour from southeast, temperature Shows Her Medals." writing. It is thought unique in artis
rose to thirty-three degrees, humidity Other members of the company list tic experience in America for an
below thirty-five per cent, lowest Charles Warburton, who was recently amateur to give performances of such
pressure twenty-eight to twenty-nine the director of the Memorial theater works as the Schumann, McDowell,
inches sea level, Winds of huricane at Stratford-on-Avon, and leading man and Mozart concertos. Erskine has
force continued several hours.rOb- with Henry Jewett's company in Bos- not made it a practice to appear thus
servdtory withstood wind force nicely. ton; Robert Henderson, director and in public, and it has been due chiefly
Many foeihn clouds seen on fourteenth leading juvenille; Velma Royton, also to the efforts of Guy Maier, local ar-
and fifteeh. Ituen a work- of Henry Jewett's Boston company; tist and teacher, that he has consented
ed nieth.goorerdsntainewd- Frances Dade of Hollywood, Cali- to play here. He will also appear in
ed nicely so good records obtained.-- fornia; Kate Holland Patton; Helen Buffalo in the same capacity. Erskine
Kaliquist." Hunneman of Boston; and Holman is the author of the "Private Life of
Interpreting this message yester- Faust and Franz Rothe, who became Helen of Troy," "Galahad," and "Adam
day, Prof. William H. Hobbs of the ( popular with the company this sum- and Eve."I
geology department, director of the mer on the campus. Known In Musical Circles
expedition, said, 'These terse tele- Dr. Walter Damrosch is a conspic-
graphic sentences set forth in tech- VARSITY TANKMEN uous figure in musical circles. He
nical language almost startling scien- was but 19 when selected conductor of
tific facts. The storm reported is one ESTABLISH MARKS the New York symphony, and officials
of very great violence, as is clearly iN TOLEDO /EE of the School of Music and University
shown by the wind velocity of 120 Choral Union consider it fortunate that
miles per hour. What is even more Ann Arbor will observe the playing of
remarkable is the extremely low pres-EsOLdtO(wpppaal
sure of the barometer-28.29 inches. TOLEDO, Jan. 21.-Record-break- the veteran conductor at the same
This approaches the extreme minima Iing performances by Capt. Bob Dar time. It was Damrosch who originally
for the greatest storms of the world. nall and Garnet Ault, members of the conceived the idea of performing the
At the center of the great Miami hur- 1928 Michigan tank team, featured the works of Wagner on the concert
ricane, a minimum of 29 inches was swimming meet at the Toledo Ath- stage, while under his leadership the
recorded. These world minima meas- letic club here tonight, when .the Symphony society introduced the im-
ured in connection with the great Wolverine stars established new na- portant works of Brahms, Tschaik-
storms are always found in the center tional intercollegiate records in the owsky, Sibelius, Stravinsky, and Rim-
I of a vast whirl of air which is rising 100 meter and 500-yard free style sky-Korsakoff, and sponsored the ap-
and becoming colder as it rises. On events. pearance of such artists as Padere-
the contrary, the extreme minimum The outstanding event of the meet wski, Saint-Saens, Kreisler, vontBu-r
of pressure recorded in connection was the performance of Ault, sopho- low, and Tschaikowsky in their
I with this storm on the margin of the more star of this year's Varsity, who American premieres.
Greenland ice-cap is close to the won the 500-yard free style event in The New York symphom y made in
margin of a great whirl of air which the exceedingly fast time of 6:051-5. governments of Belgium, England,
is sinking and becoming warmer as it This is 3 2-5 seconds faster than the 1920, y special invitation of thet
b ins former national intercollegiate mark France, Holland, and Italy the first
sinks.omrnainlinec!egaemr and only tour of an American orches-
"In all this there is something out- which was set last year by Lagner a There are at present one hun-
side the usual experience of meteor- of Yale. dred musicians in its personnel, in-
ologists, and it is giving us new in- Capt. Bob Darnall, sprint star of cluding many who have made names
formation concerning one of the two the Michigan team, added to his list for themselves through compositions
great glacial anti-cyclones that any- of records by setting the second na- and performances.
where exist, the other being over the tional intercollegiate mark of the The St. Olaf Lutheran Choir of
Antarctic continent. meet in the 100 meter event. Darnall's Northfield, Minn., will appear here in
"When the message was received,'' time for the race was :60 1-5, which (( Hill auditorium Thursday night as the
said Professor Hobbs, "there did not is a full second faster than the for- fourth number of the Extra series. F.
appeal to be any indication of any mer record held by Breyer of North- Melius Christiansen will direct the
storma on the Atlantic, but already on pestern, which has stood since 1924. chorus of 60 voices in classicial re-
January 18 a depression had formed, ligious music.
the greater part of the western hafj --~
of which was represented on the With this issue The Daily T he W eather
chart issued at Washington, and this ceases publication until after the
showed a minimum pressure of 29.1 semester examination period.(t
:aches. We may expect that incom- The next issue wilf be that of (1;y Assocated Pess)
ing ships will report very rough1 Tuesday, Feb. 7. Mos)Aly fair today; risg tempera-
weather for Jan. 18 and later." _ _ __ Lure, partly clou(Iy to morrow.
I y A sA s s o c i a teP tP r e s s)(B y A s os oat d P r e s s ) Iy A s s c i a te d P r e s s )
(OAsOan. 2ss) esu- COLUMBUS, Jan. 21-Chicago took IOWA CITY, Jan. 21.-Purdue
perior pass work of Indiana cut -advantage of a momentary letup in maintained its undefeated status in
the wllioik fensdina te jOhio State's defense tonight and an- tmhe Western Conference basketball
through the Illinois defense in the nexed its first Western Con etnce race tonight by downing Iowa, 46 to
second half of a Big Ten basketball basketball victory by a score of 25 28. It was purdue's second Big Ten
game here tongiht to give Indiana vic- to 21. With both teams guarding game. The Boilermakers scored asI
I tory, 44 to 29. The Crimson attack closely, most of the scoring was done many points in the first half as did
sunmed windstorm nronortions as on long shots. Ten times during the Iowa in the entire game and led 28

(By Associated Press)
WASHINGTON, Jan. 21. - Plans
were completed today for the hearing
Monday by the federal oil conserva-
tion committee of nine of suggestions
for the contrl of prduction and elimin-
atin of waste in the petroelum in-
dustry. About 40 written suggestions,
few of which are applicable except
in restricted territories, have been re-
ceived, but there were a few appli-
cations to appear before the commit-
Chairman Henry M. Bates, of the
University of Michigan, said the com-
mittee was faced by one of the major
I problems of the industry, some oil
companies, he said, do not seem)
eager for legislation to curb produc-
tin but appear inclined to prevent
tion but appear inclined to want,
permissive legislation to prevent
waste." They desire, he said, legisla-
tion that would prevent "uncontrolled
action of unwise operators."
In devising the plan, the commit-
tee must seek not only 'to eliminate
the wasteful use of gas as pressure
to force oil into the wells, he said,
but if possible to reach an equiable
control of production without violating
the Sherman and various state anti-
trust laws.
Wolverines Gain Three Decisions,
Fall, an Draw To Annex
Second 1928 Victory
By Morris Quinii
For the second time'in three days
West Virginia's wrestling team suf-
fered a reverse at- the hands of a Big
Ten opponent, when it went down to
defeat before thme well-balanced Mich-
igan aggregation last night in the
field house by a 18 1-2 to 4 1-2 score
before a crowd of nearly a thousand
spectators, the largest that ever wit-
nessed a home meet. Warren com-,
peting as a 175-pounder for the
first time, surprised the spectators by
defeating his heavier opponent with
a time adv'antage of 4:21.
Hewitt and Girden, West Virginia
star, wrestled to a draw in two over-
time periods in the 115-pound match,
which proved to be the feature bout
of the evening. Neither man gained
any advantage in the regular 10-
minute bout, and the advantages gain-
ed by each in the overtime periods
were equal, each team receiving one
and a half points.
Ed George, Wolverine heavyweight,
gained the only fall of the meet in
easy fashion, pinning Ted Nixon with
a bar and arm and half nelson after
2:20 of the final bout had elapsed, in
spite of determined resistance on 'the
part of his smaller opponent.
The 125-pound match also went into
overtime periods before Cox, West
Virginia star, was able to gain enough
advantage over Kailes to win by a
2:30 margin. Sauer experienced little
difficulty in defeating Currence of the
invading team in te 145-pound bout,
but his opponent's unusual size ren-
dered his efforts to gain a fall un-
Captain Watson encountered an in-
experienced but stubborn opponent in
Brill in the 135-pound bout, and al-
though he had no difficulty in hold-)
ing his early advantage, he was un-
able to gain a fall. Twice near the
end of the match, Watson came close
to pinning his rival, but he had to
content himself with a decision on a

time advantage of 9:04.
In the 158-pound bout, which
brought Captain Sudor of the invad-
e ing team and Ex-Captain Donahoe to-
gether, the latter won Michigan's ,
fourth victory of the meet, being!
awarded a decision after piling up a
time advantage of 7:50.
Must Register Cars
Fr i-Hop Week End
All students planning to operate}
cars over the week-end of the J-Hlop
are required to register them at the
office of the Dean of Students, room
2, University hall. Registration of
the license number and the driver's
license number, as well as the model
and make of the car is required. The
student does not have to own the car'
but permission will be granted only
for the operation of a specific auto-
mobile. More than one student may
operate a particular car.
There will be no restriction on the

Selection Based On Marks For First
Three Years; Will Take More
Than 60 In Spring
Phi Kappa Phi, senior honary so-
ciety last night announced the Ielec-
tion of 16 members of the faculty and
43 members of the senior classes of
the various schools.
At this election Phi. Kappa Phi
chose about 40 per cent of the group
that are usually taken from each
graduating class. The remainder will
be chosen in the spring. In view of
the fact that these elections are based
almost entirely on the students'
grades for the first three years, choice
at time beginning of the year is con-
sidered a special honor.
Qualifications considered in choice
of membership are high scholarship,
campus activities, and service to the !
University. The final date for the
initiation banuet has not been deter-
mined although it will be sometime
during the week of Feb. 20.
Those chosen from the faculty
were: Prof. H. C. Anderson, Prof. J.
R. Nelson, Prof. O. J. Campbell, Prof.
h. H. Higbie, Prof. J. S. Worley, '
Prof. Clifford Woody, Prof. A. S. Ai-
ton, Prof. H. B. Lewis, Dr. J. D.
Bruce, Prof. W. A. Paton, Prof. L. M.
Gram, Prof. Peter Field, Prof. W. J.
Colby, Prof. J. E. Emswiler, Prof.
I. L. Sharfman, Prof. J. B. Ednmun-
son, and Dean S. T. Dana.
The list of the seniors chosen from




Little Explains Plans To Add Support
Of 70,000 Former Students To
That Of State Taxpayers
Meeting in a gigantic banquet at
the Union last night, more than 450
alumni of the University heard Pres-
ident Clarence Cook Little, and El-
mer J. Ottoway, president of the
Alumni association, outline the plans
of the new Alum-ni universty.
"Our presence here," Ottoway de-
clared in sounding the keynote of the
meeting, "is nothing more, and cer-
tainly nothing less than a manifesta-
tion of our interest in our Univer-
pity." The alumni president went on
to sketch the growth of the Univer-
sity in the past, her traditions, ideals,
and in a brief manner what it is
hoped to accomplish in the future.
He described the alumni organiza-
tion of the University as the best
and the strongest of any'university
in the country, declaring that when
he took over the office of president
there were between 150 and 200
alumni clubs throughout the coun-
try, ready organized amnd awaiting
only a program upon which to work.
It is to furnish this program' that
the administration; is at present plan-
ning the development of the Alum-
ni university, Ottoway stated, sug-
gesting that one phase of this new
university will be the adult educa-
tion division, with a faculty and
courses wthout credit for those of
the alumni who desire to contnue
their education after they leave
school. T.


President Little's Address
The full text of President
Little's remarks leading up to
the explanation of the Alumni
university will be found on page



the College of Iiterature, Science, "There is no idea of any campaign
and the Arts follows: Ruthe Ban- for funds or drive," Ottoway declar-
field, Tom Mack, Kathryn Bennett, ed, "and the project is something
William Bishop, Moses Frohlich, entirely different from any offered
Louis Braitman, Roy Curtis, Richard the alumni body of any university
Fuller, William Klein, Karl Leibrand, before."
David Monroe, Augusta Niethammer, Following the speech by Ottoway,
Albert Zoss, ( President Little explained in detail
Vincent Wall, Mary Louise wede- the plans for the Alumni university,
meyer, Leone Schneirla, Chesley describing the work that the Uni-
Pack, Esther Kerrick, Milton Kirsh- versity will do for the alunni and
baum, Lester Kauffmann, Ellen Groff, also the work which the alumni can
Charles Behym-er, Norman Gabel, do for the University. "We plan to
Phyllis toughton, and Robert Car- add to the generous support of the
son. taxpayers of the state the support of
Vivian LaJeunesse, Adele Ewell, the 70,000 Michigan alumni and for-
and Lois Parks were chosen from the mer students throughout the coun-
senior class of the school of educa- try," he said.
tion. G. J. Robertson and I. M. Sal- The President explained the mani-
mond were named from the senior fold tasks which can be accomplished
civil engineers and F. F. King and for the University, stressing with
J. E. Starrett from the senior me- especial forcefulness the need for
chanical engineers. men's dormitories, which he said
C. E. A.aEbendick and J. C. Hastie would "combine the social and living
were selected from the electrical en- advantages of the small school with
gineering seniors. E. A. Ravenscroft the educational advantages of a large
was selected from the chemical engin- one." He urged the alumni to read
eering seniors and E. H. Lane from carefully the more detailed explana-
the marine engineers. O. J. Weinkauff tion of the Alumni university given in
was chosen from the seniors of the the current .issue of the Michigan
college of pharmacy and W. C. Howe Alumnus which was distributed at the
from the School of Business Admin- meeting.
istration. George Burke, '07L, presided as
C. P. Huber, Woodard Neithammer, toastmaster at the meeting, mention-
and Paul C. Samson were those hon- ing in his introductory remarks .the
ored from the seniors medics. Phillpfact that the dinner last night was
Winchell and Donald Winans were the third national alumni dinner held
Schosen from the seniors dental stu- by alumni of the University. Oscar
ts. Eberbachi, '06, president of the local
University of Michigan club which
OPERA CREW WILL acted as hosts at the banquet, intro-
SHOW ONCE MORE duced the toastmaster.
The Men's Glee club, under the di-
Scenery for the last of the Opears rection of Theodore Harrison, sang
will be put away after Saturday, Feb. several selections during the course
4, and another one of Mimes' creations of the program.
of muscle, bone, and lyric beauty will
have passed. But not before the time- 'ENSIAN TO TAKE
honored J-Hop performance, when
songs and dances relegated to the ORDERS BY MAIL
linmbo siince tme Christmas holidays,
will be again hauled before an amused Although no office hours are to be
audience. "The Same To You" in all held during the weeks of examina-
its glory is slated to take the stage tions, cards have been sent out to
at the Whitney theater for its last many who are thought to be interest-
fling. ed in the new Michiganensian and
The passing of the 1927 production money sent by mail will be accepted
of the Union will mark the completion in payment of the -subscription price.
of 22 musicial comedies sponsored by This remains at $4 until Feb. 1, when
that organization during the last the price wiTn increase to $4.50 and
quarter-cenutry. The latter half of subscriptions sent in by mail before
these has been directed by E. Mortim- that time will receive the special rate
er Shuter. of $4.
Mail order applications for the The cards were sent out as the final
snecial nerformance are being re- 1 drive for subscrintions to the 'Ensian.


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