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Vol. XLV. Ann Arbor, Michigan, Saturday, February 9, 1935 Price 10 Cents
Grand March Climaxes Hop;
2,000 Dancers Pack Ballroom
cAt The (?onclusion Of The traditional Qrand eJarch
By Elsie Pierce
The old-fashioned elegance of
Empire styles vividly contrasted with
the sophistication of modern gowns
made the 1936 J-Hop the most bril-
liant social event of the year. The
dark blue of the ceiling decorations
provided an effective background
for the vivid colors and dainty ma-
terials. Glittering trimmings of lame
and sequins and accessories of gold 1
and silver reflected the maize col-
The climax of the evening, the
grand march, was led by Winifred
Bell, '36, and Edward Litchfield,
'36, general chairman. Miss Bell se-
lected a charming robin's egg blue
uncut velvet formal, made in the
Empire style. IIt featured a short
bodice and a full skirt, with a short
train, while the neckline was trimmed
with a draped collar, shirred at the
front which outlined the V-neck. She
wore a rhinestone clip at the neck,
with matching' barrings and bracelet.
Her shoes were white velvet, trimmed
with silver, and1 she wore a black vel-
vet wrap with a white lapin ascot
Dorothy Roth, 36, a member of the
committee, attended with James Wil-
son, '34L. Miss Roth was attired in
aquamarine rough crepe, with a wide-
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30 Booths Occupied
By Campus Groups
The thirty booths, decorated in
yellow and silver, which lined the
ballroom floor, were assigned to the
1. Independents; class group.
2. Theta Delta Chi.
3. Hermitage, Phi Sigma Kappa.
4. Psi Omega.
5. Phi Sigma Delta, Phi Beta
6. Alpha Sigma Phi.
7. Kappa Sigma.
8. Delta Sigma Delta. -
9. Kappa Nu.
10. Delta Upsilon.
11. Theta Xi.
12. Delta Tau Delta.
13. Alpha Kappa Lambda.
14. Law Club,
15. Phi Kappa Tau.
16. Independents; Carr group.
17. Independents; Bell group.
18. Triangle, Acacia, Delta Sigma
19. Theta Chi.
20. Lambda Chi Alpha.
21. Sigma Nu.
23. Phi Gamma Delta.
24. Beta Theta Pi.
25. Sigma Chi.
26. Phi Delta Theta.
27. Xi Psi Phi.
28. Theta Kappa Psi.
29. American Society of Chemical
Engineers, Zeta Psi.
30. Sigma Phi, Psi Upsilon.
In addition to these, two other
booths were assigned to the patrons
and patronesses and committee
Fitzgerald And eeks And KassePlay;
List Of Patrons LitchfieldLeadsMarch
The list of patrons for the J-Hop Students Shadowed The 1936 J-Hop is an event of
is headed by Governor and Mrs. C nthe past, and the huge Intramural
Frank D. Fitzgerald, and President! By County Sheriff Gymnasium, scene of the biggest
and Mrs. Alexander G. Ruthven. In Good Ole Days function of the University social
Also included in the list of patrons _ year, is in darkness.
are Vice-President and Mrs. Shirley The present administration's a1- The music of the two nationally-
W. Smith, Vice-President and Mrs. leged policy of paternalism is kid known bands, led by Anson Weeks
Clarence S. Yoakum, Vice-President stuff compared to the censorship car- and Art Kassel, ceased shortly after
and Mrs. James D. Bruce, Regent and ried on in the good old days of 1914, 3 this mornig, and the 2,00i guests
Mrs. Junius E. Beal of Ann Arbor, when the faculty couldn't cope with to he s ay inal lepgto
Leroy V. Cram, and Regent Esther problems of student conduct, so the preparekforthe intense social pro-
Cram of Flint, Regent and Mrs. Ed- sheriff of Washtenaw County decided gram outlined by the various fra-
mund C. Shields of Lansing, Regent to step in and do a little paternalizing ternities for the week-end.
and Mrs. James O. Murfin of De- in his own right. At shortly after 1 a.m. the long
Itrait, Regent and Mrs. Richard R.]-sotyatr ~.teln
Smith of Grand Rapids, Regent and Maybe he was just mercenary and line of the Grand March halted
Mrs. Ralph Stone of Bloomfield Hills, wanted to build up a little side busi- at the east end of the ballroom and
Regent and Mrs. Franklin Cook of ness of a detective agency, or maybe formed a block "M," while photog-
Hillsdale, Regent Charles F. Hemans he thought he was morally obligated raphers' shutters clicked. Edward H.
of Detroit, Hon. and Mrs. Paul F. to check up on the students. Anyway, Litchfield, '36, of Detroit, chairman
Voelker of Lansing. just before J-Hop time, he sent out of the central committee, and his
Following on the list are Dean and a circular letter to all parents to the guest of the evening, Winifred Bell,
Mrs. Henry M. Bates, Dean and Mrs. effect that for a fee of $5 (five dol- '36, of Ann Arbor, led the procession.
Joseph A. Bursley, Dean and Mrs. las, he ould s k a com e The huge Intramural Gymnasium,
Samuel T. Dana, Dean and Mrs.( account of the "work, habits, haunts, ichi nulytasomdit
Jame B. dno, Dean and Mrs. and companions" of their sons which is annually transformed into
James B. Edmonson, Dean and Mrs. a ballroom for this occasion, was
Albert C. Furstenberg, Dean and Mrs. If he sent any such reports tothese packed to capacity as the result of
Clare E. Griffin, Dean and Mrs. Ed- parents, we imagine he said Your a ticket sell-out more than 10 days
ward H. Kraus, Dean and Mrs. How- son, Oscar Zilch spent zero )hour a ce o th da
ard B. Lewis, Dean and Mrs. Herbert studying, two (2) hours in class the in advance of the dance.
C. Sadler, Dean Alice C. Lloyd, Dr. afternoon at Joe Parker's, drinking Beginning at 10 p.m. with the ar-
and Mrs. Chalmers J. Lyons, Dr. and beer and smoking those nasty cigar- rival of the first couples, the two
d Mrs. Frederick G. Novy, Dr. and Mrs. ettes, and in the evening he went out bands played continuously, alternat-
Marcus L. Ward, Dr. Frank E. Rob- with an Ypsi girl (ed. note - co-eds ing every half hour - Art Kassel on
bins, didn't rate in those days)." the north side of the ballroom and
Assistant Dean and Mrs. Wilbur R. We don't know how many reports Anson Weeks opposite him.
Humphreys, Assistant Dean and Mrs. he did send out, but we wouldn't be Art Kassel's novelty numbers were
Alfred H. Lovell, Assistant Dean surprised if he cleaned up a small extremely popular among the happy
Jeannette Perry, Assistant Dean and fortune from students who paid him throng, as they were alternated with
(Continued on Page 7) $10 not to spy on them. (Continued on Page 10)