Saturday, February 10, 1940
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Saturday, February 1 0, 1 940 TH-IHGN DIYPg ite
MICHIGAN DAILY Emanipation ...
n n A AT T
J-HOP STAFF F OR YEARS AND YEARS, aye
!)__ -__HOP __ST _____ ince time immemorial, he has1
been caught in the midst of the
Managing Editor ...... Carl Petersen ,apitalistic system. It acts upon him
City Editor........ Stan M. Swinton in an inexorable and ineluctable
Editorial Directcr ................ "ashion; he is caught, held helpless By MORTY Q (
.................Elliott Maraniss in the clutch of an unsympathetic R. Q. is pleased to report that'
ystem, unable to move from its l one old world custom has been
J-Hop Co-Editors - grasp. He is, may heaven have retained in the new Jayhopmanian
Morton L. Linder, M°1 Fineberg mercy on his soul, the Marginal Man. society. It is quite a pleasant cus-
For centuries, whenever price has tom--sometimes--and no doubt will
Also in on the know: Karl Kessler, gone up, the marginal buyer has receive the same emphasis now as
Harriet Levy, David Lachenbruch, I gone out. For centuries, whenever before. Marriage, of course, is the
Gene Gribboek. Helen Corman, Bud price has gone down, the marginal custom referred to. And Mr. Q. also
Dober, Leonard Schleider, Harold sroducer has gone out. It's inhu- has the privilege of printing a story
Wilson, Paul Chandler, Chris Vizas, mane. that's what it is, inhumane. of the first wedding in Jayhopmania
Marian Phillips, Richard Harmel,[The Marginal Man never knows as reported in the local paper. Hang
when his number is up. on tight:
Woody Block, Art Hill. Donald Wir- But in Jayhopmania, the Marginal The groom is a popular young
chafter, Alvin Sarasohn, Hervie Man finds ralvation. The price will bum who hasn't done a lick of
hirle, Emallae. Heen Brad. re o up but MM will thumb his little work since he got shipped in the
Shirley Wallace. Helen Brady. Clare nose at all schedules. He'll not go mid'le of his junior year at col-
Lenfesty, Bill Elmer. Wesley First. out, not he, just because there's lege. He manages to dress well
been a little price fluctuation. He'll and keep a supply of spending
Business Manager .....Pau R. Park move right along with the change. money because his dad is a soft-
Credit Manager .... Ganson Taggart Up or down, crabwise or sideways, it's hearted old fool who takes up his
S. . all the same. bad checks instead of letting him
J-Hop Co-Business Man agers - The Marginl Man ias come into Toe bride s a sknny, last little
Robert Gilmour his own. idiot who has been kissed and
handled by every boy in town
21 *o* *iy Pro . since she was 12 years old. She
Local Ad. Manager, Eugene Kane 6 **'* paints like a Sioux Indian, sucks
Assistant, Brad Williams HE J-HOP has always been con- cigars in secret, and drinks mean '
National Ad. Manager. .Dan Huyett "eed the culnination of Univer- corn liquor when she is out joy-
Assistants - s-ty .anal lfe end ossibly rightly o. riding in herkdad's car at night.
Bill Hausman. Jack Kessel To make it live a, such the J-Hop She doesn't know how to cook,
bine sew' or keep house,
Classified Mgr. ........Sam Russell extra staff has attempted to com-
Accounts Mgr. Jim Gaivin bsne humor with a distorted concep- The groom wore a rented din-
ServiceMgr . . . . . . . . ..... E. Gibson tion of a J-Hrp and its surrounding ner suit over athletic underwear
Assistant - Ray Tower world as it should be. of imitation silk. His pants were
Tcward this end the staff has held up by pale green suspenders.
Circulation Mgr. ...... John Rookus wo'kd bst in its efforts to create His number eight patent-leather
Promotion Mgr. ........ Jim Collins caricatured characters and inordi- shoes matched his state in tight-
Assistants -- ,el ny situations be ness and harmonized nicely with
T:.... 1 : ..7 7....1 '..ae funny stato s it may anbee~
the axle-grease polish of his hair.
In addition to his jag he carried
a pocket-knife, a bunch of keys,
a dun for the ring and his usual
look of imbecility.
The bride wore some kind of
white thing that left most of her
Motif Of Sunburst Pastels Shown
In Green And Wine Shades
Sets Scheme In Ballroom
legs sticking out at one end and Before the enchanted midnight
her bony upper end sticking out at hour, when the amazing transforma-
the other. The young people tion took place. J-hoppers were mar-
will make their home with the vIhng at the splendor of their old
bride's parents, which means they world surroundings in the Intra-
will sponge on the old man until mural Building.
he dies and then she will take in Decorations for the 1941 J-Hop
washing. The happy couple an- carried out the central theme of a
ticipates a great event in about icedern formal, employing a sun-
five months. burst motif in pastel shades of green
--_- The design as a whole was formal
and modern with relief supplied by
'O' FroliC the end panels. These panels creat-
ed the sunburst effect by using re-
-~ vole us spotlights which played on
RidesA gain pastelshades ofhwine. The center-
piece also was designed to simulate
a sunburst when spotlights were
In Jayhopmania. even the fresh- thrown on its sparkling surface.
men will breathe a bit of the invig- Large figures were thereby thrown
orating air that so enthuses all civil- into silhouette on the walls.
ized people. As a result, their usual The ceiling treatment consisted of
sterility as far as social events are dcente palghthic roducing ain-
concerned might be somewhat allevi- direct glow. This panel was flanked
ated and due to the influence of this by draped green sateen extending
Jayhop, the Frosh Frolic may be a out to a valance and connecting with
the ceiling of the fraternity booths.
good dance. The booths were draped with bands
At any rate, the frosh plan to throw of horizontal and varying shades of
this thing at the Union (not literally) pastel green satin. The columns
on March 1. Everyone will go at his which separate each booth were
own risk. worked out in a modernistic design.
The price of tickets and the name The bandstands were placed diagon-
of the band has not yet been an- ally from each other on either side
nounced because many freshmen who of the floor.
would have bought tickets will be ex- Programs also carried out the same
freshmen by the time this affair rolls color scheme, there being green and
Jim avi, Jck essl thlat it has succeeded only for itself.
* ,* *;*Possibly you J-Hoppers, for whom
Women's Business Mgr., Frances [this issue was created, may not see
Herdrich; Women's Co-Advertising [the same elements of humor that we
Mgrs., Jane Krause, Kay Forberg; saw.
Publications Mgr., Sue Flaningan. Ti thi ,unfortunate end has been
the only realization, we apologize.
But we hope that you enjoy reading
these pages as much as we did writ-
- The J-Hop Staff.
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