7 ) , 7}
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Monday, February 13, 1950
Monday, February 13, 1950
THE MICHIGAN DAILY'
- _- - __ _f .. -- -~- -i
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
By NAN BYLAN
Plenty of toil and trouble stood
behind the week-end's moonlight
and roses for the hard-working
From their first meeting two
days after elections to the final
night before the big event, com-
mittee members were hard at work
to make this "the best J-Hop
NED HESS, chairman of the
dance, worked as chief coordina-
tor for the activities of the others.
It was his job to see that every-
thing was done when it was sup-
posed to be done. Also to his lot
fell the little particulars that
didn't seem to fall under any other
Rostom Tandourjian, as the
committee member in charge of
building and grounds, was re-
sponsible for writing the con-
tract with the IM building and
arranging for check rooms and
It was the job of Joan Broom-
field, head of music and general
items, to make arrangements fol
bands. Her main other job was to
make a contract with a photogra-
pher to take pictures of the couples
at the dance.
PUBLICITY CHAIRMAN Paul
McCracken was responsible for
getting articles about J-Hop in
the newspapers and arranging for
publicity pictures of the dance.
It was also his job to work with
local merchants on publicity
Janet Dewey and Ellen Van
Wagoner worked jointly on tick-
ets. Three thousand tickets to
TAKING A BREAK-Members of the J-Hop Committee take time out at the IM Building from
their decorating work to compare notes. Back Row, Rostom Tandojurian, Mary Lou Porter. Front
Row, Joan Broomfield, Nan Byrnes, Ann Maurer, Ned hess (Chairman), and Dave Pease. In
background is part of the theme of this year's greatest dance.
The terrible polio epidemic last
summer cost the National Foundation
of Infantile Paralysis millions of dollars.
the dance were ordered. All
members of the committee help-
ed in selling the tickets.
In charge of decorations was
Mary Lou Porter. It was her job
to arrange a contract with the
decorations company selected by
the committee. This year a new
concern in Syracuse, N.Y., is
handling the "atmosphere."
* * *
NAN BYRNES was the commit-
tee member responsible for mak-
ing booth arrangements with the
fraternities and for getting fur-
niture for the patrons' booth.
Programs and patrons were
handled by Ann Maurer. Her
job also included arranging for
favors and selecting the list of
Dave Pease was in charge of
finance for the dance. As dis-
burser of the purse, he warned
the committee when they were
over-reaching their expenses and
approved price changes not orig-
inally stipulated in the budget.
THE FIRST MATTER that the
committee considered was the
$20,000 budget, which they had to
submit to the Office of Student
Affairs for approval.
The decision of the bands was
one of the most difficult the
committee had to make. From
a list of the available bands
compiled by Dean Walter B. Rea
the committee made elimina-
- tions until contracts were finally
arranged with two.
Decorating concerns were given
three choices of themes and in
turn reported to the committee
what they could do with each
theme. On this basis the commit-
tee made its selection.
THE MOST delicate matter in
pre-dance arrangements was the
booths, Hess declared. There are
more fraternities than booths and
every house wanted its booth in
the middle of the floor near the
It desperately needs your help!
You May Be the Next Victim off Polio!
The whole family will enjoy life
when you eat out more often.
"Where Cook ing is an Art, Eating a real Pleasure."
327 SOUTH FOURTH MASONIC TEMPLE
Tel. 2-3176 Henri, Your Host
t<----> <-' >0<"' >0< < >"- <>0 <-- > <0 <-- > O<-
for all coa
- - i
This page is sponsored in the public interest by these sororities:
Alpha Chi Omega Alpha Xi Delta Kappa Alpha Theta
Alpha Delta Pi Chi Omega Kappa Delta
Alpha Epsilon Phi Collegiate Sorosis Kappa Kappa Garmma
Alpha Gamma Delta Delta Delta Delta Pi Beta Phi.
Alpha Omicron Pi Delta Gamma Sigma Delta Tau
Alpha Phi Delta Zeta Zeta Tau Alpha
Gamma Phi Beta
"Every Book for Eve
1C OF DIMES
Your dialmlond, though it may be modest
in cost, should be chose n with care,
for nothing else on earth can take its place .
We have available copies of a booklet entitled, "Dia-
monds-their purchase and their care." We invite you
to stop in and obtain a free copy. We are confident it
will be well worth your time.
ARCADE JEWELRY SHOP
16 Nickels Arcade Since 1916
322 South State Street