THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Saturday, February 6 1943 .
Page Eight THE MICHIGAN DAILY So turclay, February 6, 1943,
n Women, At Long Last, Fellows!
Daily Reporters Find SpiritOf Ball Heads o or
J-HopHaunting I-M Building Finally Okay
By CALLOWAY FRANKFURTER lowered at midnight. It opened
Two Daily reporters, attracted to wide and little footballs came spill-
the I-M Building by a rumor that ing out as dance souvenirs. And
the place was haunted, found the then there was another time that
spirit of J-Hop past climbing we had big stars that unfolded to
among the rafters. drop chrysanthemums among the
"Faulk," he said, climbing down dancers."
a laddpr, "that's my name, Iverson No, it certainly isn't like other
Faulk. I've been doing it for over years if what Faulk said is true.
thirty years-putting up University Back when J-Hop and Senior Ball
dance 'decorations, I mean." were held in Waterman Gym, n-
Pointing out the array of United derclassmen were blood enemies of
Nation banners floating from the their superiors and had no upper
ceiling, Mr. Faulk indicated that class brothers who would sell them
the thieme will be in keeping with tickets. One year they rushed the
the nme of the dance-Victory doors (with a battering ram, leg-
Ball end has it) and came spilling into
"Certainly isn't like other years," the ballroom, knocking dancers
he said. "Then everything was all right and left.
flower and papier-mache moons Well, that ended J-Hop for a
and hip-flasks. Now it's Victory year but they came back bigger
and flags and uniforms. It looks and better than ever before and
fine, but it's certainly different." this combination of J-Hop and
"And then too, football w the Victory Ball ought to top them all
big thing way back there. One year despite the fact that the war has
we had a tremendous bell that we simplified decorations.
Doughty dormitory men, dough- chairman of the men's dormitories
N ew Changes boys soon to be, put away their I (self-appointed) made it known
spyglasses last Friday, pulled down today that only those girls who
Special Committee Meeting the window shades and refused to have had five (5) invitations to
In New York Results answer all telephone calls. They the Victory Ball will be considered
In Unprecedented Move were not sulking. They were dress- this year as leading ladies for The
ing for the Victory Ball. Daily Rug Romp. A further prem-
special to The Daily F. Frubert Grubb, temporary ium, Miss Denss intoned, will be
NEW YORK, Feb. 5.- Smashing head of the body of residence halls set aside for those women who
all precedents, the Victory Ball independent men was aghast. turneddownallfiveandwentstag.
"These independents haven't any
Committee, meeting here yesterday spirit," he was reported to have Venturesome freshman dormi-
to be free of all interference, ap- said in a fit of remorse for having tory residents who peeped between
proved admission of women to to- sanctioned the recent removal of the venetian blinds late in the eve-
morrow's terrific dance. fraternity and sorority affiliates ning reported a vision of shapes in
Boldly smashing the traditions from residence halls. the slush all dressed up in beautiful
of 350 years, the Committee abol- He said (confidentially) that flowing white evening gowns of
ished the stag rule to prove that with affiliated men and women Schiaparelli design with a soft
"all Michigan men aren't that temporarily out of the dormitories fullness around the feet on which
way." J. Hammerstein Duffbaum, it was now left to residence halls are silver sandals designed by I.
legal counsel for the body, de- women to take the initiative. Miller. There were some who
clared: "It's all perfectly legal." Miss Friodora Denss, social doubted their words.
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campus, jubilant men jumped joy- V
fully in jolly celebration of the
crowning crescendo of innovation.
Said one: "Jeez." r
Only unhappy man was Lambert (
Q. Finglefunnel, freshman from V Keep the Balf Rolling to
Foulston, Kans. Quoth he: "Jeez."
Ann Arbor's police department
looked up from their copies of the c
Gazette, a trade journal, to remark
that their work would be consider-
ably increased that evening when
women once more would wiggle
into the great dance. One said:
Story Reveals j
1AA In 1863
Academic Progress Goes On "
Even During Civil War Keep onliuying
(Editor's Note: This is the 235th
of a series of articles designed to
illustrate conditions in Ann ArhoraWirethempsilwoe.Wds
during the Civil War.) p W rS a' '.illl! Vi ~
Ann Arbor in 1863 was a verytn
quiet place, But, J. Worthington 0
Buttesmith, 4-F, the last student u
on campus, did his best to keep11
the wheels of academic progresscA
turning. He was writing an Eng-
fish term paper on the new and
more exhorbitant cleaning estab- A Treasury-Authorized Bond-Issuing Store
lishments that were beginning to Oi
pour into the town, and he was a
taking a special course in the
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Yet, Worthington Buttesmith
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II feet. -Buttesmith elected himself
Chief Crusader of the city's most
energetic Anti-Vice brigade and
pledged the organization to
stamping out Joe's and the Orient.
^sThese were the events which
set in motion a chain of circum-
stances that was to be pregnant:
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