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The Michigan Daily, 1947-02-08

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iortarnoaru
ill Sponsor
ay-offDance
Coeds Get Chance To
Repay J-Hop Escorts
2joying J-Hop, girls?
u'll have a chance to prove
ext Friday night by taking
J-Hop date to Mortarboard's
itional Pay-off Dance from 9
to midnight in the League
room.
Townsend and his 14 piece
pus Casbah orchestra will
ish music for the dance from
ndstand decorated with hearts
cupids for the Valentine's Day
.t. Heart-shaped boxes. of
ly will be given as door prizes
olders of lucky ticket numbers
he intermission drawing.
ets On Sale
cckets for the dance, available
vomen students only, will be
ale in the League this week.
mited number will be sold,
y Alice Dunivan, ticket chair-
, announced. They are priced
1.25 plus tax.
onsored by Mortar Board,
>r women's honorary society,
dance is under the chairman-
of Eleanor Stewart, and'
y Lou Bidwell is assistant
rman. Other committee chair-
are: Miss Dunivan; Jo Simp-
patrons; Ellen Hill, pro-
ns; Olive Chernow, decora-
s; and Dawn Saari and Ann
publicity.
,trons for the dance include
ent Vera B. Baits and S. G.
s, President and Mrs. Alexan-
G. Ruthven, Provost and Mrs.
,es P. Adams, Vice-President
Mrs. Robert P. Briggs, Vice-
ident and Mrs. Marvin L.
cuss.
he list continues with Secre-
and Mrs. Herbert G. Watkins,
a and Mrs. Erich A. Walter,
n-Emeritus Joseph A. Buraley,
a Alice C. Lloyd, Assistant
a and Mrs. Walter Rea, As-
nt Dean Mary Bromage and
Arthur Bromage, Assistant
a Elsie R. Fuller, and Regis-
and Mrs. Ira Smith.
her patrons are Dr. Mar-
t E. Bell, Prof. John E. Tracy
Prof. Mary Tracy, Prof. and
H. 0. Crisler, Prof. and Mrs.
an Bloomer, Prof. and Mrs.
les M. Davis, Prof. and Mrs.
uel A. Graham, Mrs. Lucille
onger, Mr. and Mrs. William
ialz, Miss Ethel A. McCormick,
Marie Hartwig, Miss Marian

LARCH OF DIMES DRIVE-Actress helen Hayes shakes hands
wsth junior leader of March of Dimes campaign.
GLAD, GLAD, GLAD:
J-HopEscort Sourl Shoves
v f /f
By RICHARD (M the D. FLATT dry, white handkeichef 05 Fra
i for one, am glad that chivalry ternity, for refreshments" 1.00.
is deed. Glad, glad, glad. Saturday, Feb. I-Cigarettes
Let it be understood at the out- Self, one pkg. Kools .17; Date
three pkgs. Debs .62; Cabs 1.00;
set, I got a mighty legitimate Tip .06;' Fraternity "dinner" and
gripe. This J-Hop weekend has favors 15.00; Aspirin .25; Laundry,
cost me plenty. My brown alli- 2 handkerchiefs .10.
gator wallet, which contained. Sunday, Feb. 9-Bromo .15;
$10.56 on Thursday last, now is Laundry, 3 handkerchiefs, white
tie dress shirt 2.35 (double charge
empty of all but a few odds andtrmoerdsasfrm l
'ends I carry around for sentimen- items)' Ice Bag .08; Hot Water
tat reasons-one J-Hop ticketitm);IeBg.8HtWar
stub, soiled, creased, beer-stained' Bottle 1.64; Parking ticket 1.00.
one Willkie button; one C.s.d I haven't bothered to add this..All
oneWilki buton oe CP.card I know is, I still have a dime.
(of the last two items, one has got (Roosevelt).
to go. I lie awake nights trying to(Rot,
decide which). Also one Irish Not, you understand, that it
sweepstakes ticket, 1939, No. 258- wouldn't have been a golden week-
8445-48; one stub from the only end, everything considered, if my
three-hournmotion picture since delicate, golden-hairedrcompanion
"Gone With the Wind"; two I. D. had showed the proper apprecia-
cards (one 1943, butch haircut, tion. But am here to testify that
pipe Frshmn po, ad brth she did not. She complained that
pipe, Freshman pot, and birth- m hmarmne e o
date showing skillful use of white my, rhumba reminded her 'of a
ink; the other 1046, thinner, dark Model-T warming up, and that I
circles under kindly, vacant eyes,nerbogthraycirtes
soft-collared shirt, birthdate sin- All this I could have taken.
tampered with); rand one Roose- But she has not even asked me
velt dime. to the Mortarboard Pay-off Dance.
Conspicuously absent are a Noble Zeus, let me not hear one
driver's license and $30.46. r more feminine voice shrieking that
To my Student's Easy-Does-It chivalry is dead. I'm glad its dead.
Account Book are added the fol- I wish it were deader. I'm all for
lowing entries: organizing a Committee for the
Fridayn Feb. 7-Cigarettes, Self. Exhuming of Chivalry, in order
onerpkgdCay mel.7gate, two'that some of us latter-day saints
one pkg. Camels .17; Date, two may have the pleasure of burying
~ ~ R~c~~nnc.~h,_1 Lu-.

PAS'iMEMORIES:
Faculty Places Ban on J-Hop
Due to 'Anmal-Like' Dances
Extreme dancing and a riotous' which the J-Hop committee had
attempt to force entrance into the forbidden. The electricians at
gymnasium at the 1913 J-Hop led the dance were in the employ
to a faculty edict which "placed of the orchestras, a.nd the com-
the J-Hop among the relics of the mitteemen "could not locate the
past," according to old copies of instigators of the dark dances."
The Michigan Daily. In April of 1913 the Union
A Daily headline about the brought the tango back to life,
1013 hop announced "Junior Hop devoting five numbers every night
Will Be No Haven of Refuge for to the "questionable" dance.
Radical Exponents of Poetry of Changed student sentiment led
Motion," and the J-Hop commit- the faculty to withdraw their rul-
tee ruled that the waltz, two-step, ing in 1914, and the resurrected
Boston and tango would be al- J-Hop came back to campus on
lowed, but "all fast dancing and Feb. 6, 1915, "blazing in a gor-
all forms of an exaggerated and geous riot of color."
questionable nature" would be _ _
barred.
Questionable dancing at the W ell, hat JOUld
1913 hop precipitated a ruling -
against tangoing "in all its in- You H v one?
tricacies and convolutions" at
Union dances. The Union had When editors find a space .lke
previously abolished the"clutch- this, they must remove it with
hold." what is known as a "filler,"
In February of 1913 a commit- Fillers are of several types: the
tee of campus leaders recom- appeal to patriotism, or "Buy War
mended the exclusion of the tango, Bonds"; interesting but little
the "clutch-hold," and "the types known facts, or "More than 2 snil-
of dances familiarly designated by lion people annually use.. ."; and
the animal-like titles," and the the just-fill-it-with-anything
next day the University Senate type, or "Read and use Daily Clas-
passed a resolution banning the sifieds."
J-Hop because of the objection- When even these three cate-
able dances indulged in. gories are overworked, editors will
Blame was placed on the or- use whatever is handed to them,
chestras for "dark dances," such as a short article on fillers.

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it again.
Deeper.
WCTU Rallies
Against Spiked
Water Supply
By the University Snooze Service
DETROIT, Mich., Feb. 7-Mar-
tial law was proclaimed here to-
day after mass demonstrations by
a local chapter of the WCTU, sup-
ported by the U. of M. Students'
Chapter of Alcoholics Anonymous,
disrupted business life in the city
and surrounding area.
The WCTU went into actiin
upon discovering that the Detroit
city water reservoir had been
spiked. Parades, rallies and radio
broadcasts campaigned for an in-
vestigation of the "shocking con-
ditions of laxity" which had al-
lowed such an outrage to be per-
petrated.
Military rule was instituted at
the request of city officials to pre-
vent a permanent tie-up of busi-
ness and shopping facilities as a
result of the vigorous campaign
being waged.
School officials made every ef-
fort to restrain children from
drinking the healthful eight
glasses of water a day they had
previously required. Fresh air was
recommended as an invigorating
substitute.
Numerous suspects were being
held by military police. Those who
refused to indulge in alcoholic
beverages were released at once.
Latest report from the jail went
to the tune of "Sweet Adeline."

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