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page six

the michigan daily

february 10. 1934

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kemp's band wowed
them in n. carolina

these two led 1934

j-hop grand march 4,675 more
names of ye
h an on

Neat, debonair, Hal Kemp gingerly At that particular moment Skinny pI
unwrapped a very damp and withered Ennis, drummer by trade and even
collar from his neck and dropped it more debonair and neater than xContinued from Page Three)
limply on the floor. A few minutes Kemp, stole in on the show, looking Tranter, Hudson; Dorothy Gies, '36;
later just as he was slipping on a like a steamship steward. He was and Margaret Phalan, '35.
pair of mauve and orange pajamas, looking frantically for a new razor
and buckling his pink satin lounging blade when he saw my pencils and Theta Xi
robe around him, your reporter bust- notes. Attending a breakfast party fol-
ed in on him. "Reporter, eh?" he said, comining the J-Hop will be Rta Peter-
"Mr. Kemp, I'm a reporter, and I over to me. "You want to know all . son, '35; Doris Everett, '37; Gertrude
want to get your-" about my sudden rise to success.- Jean, '36; Jane Reed, '36; Barbara
"Well, now, that's just dandy," he Well-," .Casper, '34; Mary Lou Shwendt,
cut in on me abruptly, but not too There was no way out of it. I forced '37; Mary Earnshaw, '35; Barbara
rudely, trying not to bubble over with a smile and pretended to take notes Otte, '37; Dorothy Shappell, '36;
too much enthusiasm. I pulled out a as Hal ordered two bottles of White Dorothy Daws, '37; Margaret Martin-
pencil, paper, a cigarette, three Rock. dale, '34; Mary Monks, '34; Gertrude
rainchecks to the "Streets of Paris," An hour later a sharp knock at the Oberle, Lansing; Lorraine DeeWaele,
and sunk into an overstuffed arm- door woke us up. A steady droning nDey ehtsgrsph -Reschier Photsgraph Bay City; Phyllis Brumm, Ann Ar-
dorhokas p.Artadbdoir;-eyPoCgrpaRnthheerineorn br;cai.cnth romiditd htWyns!aatedn MottWanote
ik r, in the room idicated that Ennis Philip A. Singleton, '35E, chairman of the 1934 J-Hop committee, Audray Bates, Detroit; Gretchen
"Like Fred Waring," Bal said in was still talking. He had just started led the grand march with Ann Timmons, '36. Singleton is a member of Scheenfeld, Detroit; Rdith Babicsh
anw to qud in No. 1 "I organie on hissecond year in high school Phi Kappa Psi fraternity. Miss Timmons is affiliated with Kappa Alpha Sandusky, O.; Genevieve Dwight,
a little band in high school, with big- when they bounced him for going out Tht.BharfomDri.CsaiG.PriaWbonac
ger ideas ahead for college. with the teachers and getting them Theta. Both are from Detroit. Caalia O r.aWebb Montiac
"Later at the University of North drunk. C. Mathes, Ann Arbor, will chaperone
Carolina-by that time jazz had Kemp went to the door and let the 1 9 "h o the breakfast.
been invented -the band practically bell-hop in. Hal took the bottle from . 1 1 1thers who will attend the formal
took the campus by storm. Well, al- him and tossed a nickle tip at him, 'Jtdinner dance Saturday nght are
most practically." The boy killed him with several op- I nrdaney r day Fn e
Kemp is one of the few remain- tical glances and slammed the door.i Irmtraud Weyrich, '37; Frances
ing band leaders who has not, at Hal was just about to open a bottle Co m p aredw 1t 1 9 1 '36; Helen Stetson,'3 CelK.
one time or another, studied violin when I stepped up to him. 1 Po,'4 enHyad 3;Gr
unde soe geat aesro.Poor, '34; Jean Hayward, '35; Ger-
"under some great maestro. "Don't you think it would be sel- trude Walker, '36; and Mary Beth
demically duringo the sophomoressingear, fish if we drank up these two bottles By Marie Murphy cet Promenade" should have to be Tarbell, '37.
demicalvelHy?"duringbov tthepnesophomoreryougeyears
so we all went over to Europe, and by ourselves, Hal? I said above Back in those colorful, old days
if I do say so, we didn't do so bad. Don't you think it would be when crinolines and rustling silks ere fraternities and the independents. frigon
He was ticking off in grand shape, more courteous, mor, gentlemanly if You see, in 1896 when the Regents Trigen will hold a closed formal
and I wondered how long he could we gave it to Skinny?" waists, the gloriously impressive passed these requirements, the "rig- dinner at the chapter house before
last. "That's a good idea," he agreed. J-Hop was innovated. No one knows inators" went off in a huff to Toledo, the Hop, with the following guests
"Yes, we had quite a time with "After all, he needs it more than quite when or for what particular e they had a ball all their own. for both events: From Ann Arbor,
Ed Windsor -you know him, don't we do." I nodded my head and reason the dandies of this era de- In that memorable year two J-Hops Winifred Bell, Mary Elizabeth Wag-
you -the Prince of Wales," he said, gripped one of the bottles. cided to hold the "affair." But if were held, so there must have been ner, Jean Braidwood, Dorothy Sta-
drawing deep on a fag. We gave it to him. clippings in The Daily of 1896 are room for all e n
..fairly accurate when they describe But even by 1913 all was not just Schultz and Vera Newbro; Francoise
the social event as the "Twentieth what it might be, for that year the Riblet of Erie, Pa.; Peggy Perrine,
Annual Ball," we should by the pro- Hop was the occasion for several Hillsdale; Marjorie Lee, Pontiac;
cess of subtraction say that the first smart, young things to try to put a Virginia Reuter, Ypsilanti; Jeannine
of these occasions was held in 1876. "punch" in the affair. "Michigan's Hopkins-Smythe, Long Island; Sue
jeCelryThese gay young couples in their hoodlums had innings for a short Thomas, Dayton, O.; Anne Shaw,
54rc cde Jew elry S h op outlandish clothes, and their odd space last night" according to The Highland Park; and Bettina Right-
style of left no record of Daily, "when about fifty toqued (bet- mire. Detroit.
their social activities. But the Hops ter known as "tight") gentlemen at-
Collcg H h-G 'aL were not all the smooth-running of- tempted to force an entrance to si P
CllegeHigh-G ade wfairs that they should have been. Waterman gymnasium. Attending breakfast at Xi Psi Phi
F Fraternity Engraving Watch & Jeel In The Daily of 1899, we find it "The trouble started when the Hop fraternity following the J-Hop, will
. . described in no complimentary man- authorities refused to throw open the be Ethelia Olson, '34; Katherine
Jewery Repairing ner: "It is far worse that our pres- doors leading to the gallery to the Rucker, '35; Evelyn Rendle, Toledo;
ent J-Hop committee, under the lead- crowd without. More spirited leaders Gladys Atsell, Toledo; Phyllis Moody,
ership of a sophomore, has succeeded of the mob began an insistent attack Detroit; Arlene Grill, Flint; Aileen
When iooking for th Valentine, see ourisplay so poorly in maintaining the high upon the south door. The window Wendor, Toledo; Evelyn Goodshaw,
kY! standards set by its predecessor. Due panes were the first to go, then the Midland, Mich.; Viola Mary Wintz,
to the inability of the decorator to locks and hinges were forced by a Detroit; and Gladys Scheffer, Ann
CARL F. BAY 16 Nickels Arcade fulfill his contract, strangers were ram. Arbor. Dr. and Mrs. E. J. Ryan will
kept busy wondering which of the "Further entrance was blocked by chaperone the breakfast.
color combinations represented the a janitor who threateningly wieldedeta Psi
colors of Michigan. Refreshments a pair of Indian clubs. Cowards were
were a wafer and a glass of water. plentiful. No one dared advance. Fire Guests at the Zeta Psi booth are
The lighting was poor. Favors were extinguishers and a few improvised Marion Holden, '37; Lois Zimmer-
hard dressed kid programs which billies were more than a match for man, '36; Marion Brooks, '34; and
one fears will break if bent, and the bravery of the storming party." Margaret Bryan, '36.
which look like a cross between card- And to think that with all our Lawyers Club
board and leather." Could one ask for technological improvements, our sky-
more? scrapers, and our Twentieth Cen- Twenty women are being enter-
Perhaps part of this difficulty was turies, we have to hold our J-Hops taned by the Lawyers Club at the
due to the fact that the nine older in a calm, dignified manner . . . no J-Hop, and plans for the occasion
fraternities were not yet reconciled brawls, no dance in Toledo or any- include a breakfast in the dining
V'sto the idea that their "Junior Con- thing. hall of the Lawyers Club immediately
/ ,- - - after the dance at which the mem-
bers and their guests will be present.
S0W abOut g The guests include Marion Me-
EN AVANI ,,.. .o..d 1 Humorous and timely is the J-Hop Dougall, Harvey, Ill.; Eleanor Bren-
t edition of the Gargoyle in which are nan, Geneva, N. Y.; Alice Morgan,
included many new features as well Grosse Pointe; Mary Rumsey, Hills-
a as a general preview of the Hop. dale; Margaret French, Morgantown,
// '-"Tom Powers' snappy cover cartoon W. Va.; Jane Brydges, Toledo, O.;
precedes caricatures of Michigan's Mary Jean White, '34; Mrs. T. S.
A.Burr,Pattersonu dCO two All-America footballers, Whitey Pederson, Ann Arbor; Martha Steen,
."M" " . e ' " F9 , . <'" " i " '' Wistert and Chuck Bernard; com- Belle Vernon, Pa.; Jean Aimer, Chi-
Detroit, Michigan8 5 Walervlle, Ontaiol ments and pictures on the music of cago; Polly Solotsch, Grand Rapids;
A a Hal Kemp and Henry Busse; shorts Virginia McCoy, Steubenville, O.;
t / a For your convenience a of amusing campus incidents, a mul- Elaine Schlesinger and Marion Big-
nn Arbor Store ti-color photograph of our own Pre- nell, Detroit; Monica Cullen, Milwau-
- ,----aa posterous Valentine, and a host of kee; Mary Calvin, Brazil; and Ann
a 603 Church S. A cartoons. Johnston, Ann Arbor.
F R A N K O A K E S M y - The Garg is obtainable at any and Additional guests are Maxine May-
7, all of the local magazine stands. nard, Lansing; Doris Cox, Mr. and
Spring Styles in -_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Mrs. C. G. Cox, Betty Schirling, and
Peggy Bronson, all of Detroit; Ruth
Christiansen, Port Clinton, O.; Mar-
"SPORTS W EAR" FLOWERS re MartindaleEried.;and
-*Jean Benach, Pittsburgh, Pa.

Smnart - Neti - Di fjerelnt
SaffeL& JBush
State Street :: Alin Arbor

C The Sweetest
p Valentine of All
Your sentiments on Valentine's
Day are fully expressed when
you send her Flowers from this
shop. We offer a generous se-
lection at moderate prices.
The Ann Arbor Florists, Inc.
122 East Liberty Phone 6215

Guests who are attending the Hop
include Avonel Moll, Blissfield, Mich.;
Jean Ann Frissel, Muskegon; Ange-
line DeBee, Ann Arbor; Emilie Paris,
'36SM; Josephine Ball, '36, Ann Ar-
bor; Virginia Lee Rice, Ypsilanti;
Ione Randels, Hillsdale, Mich.; Dor-
othy Wurst, Detroit; Harriet Clarke,
Lnader, Wyo.; Virginia Ladd, Ann
Arbor; Marcia Connell, Detroit; Dor-
othea Pinkert, '37; Doris Vater, '36;
Hazel Loff, Mount Morris, Mich.;
Harriet Wojtowicz, '35.
(Continued on Page Nine)

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