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THE PHOENIX of ALPHA SIGMA ALPHA _ _ ___, VoLUM E

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MARCH, 1926

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Published in November, January , March and May of each year at No. 30 North Ninth Street, R ichmond, I nd iana, by the Nicholson P ri nti ng Company , for the A lpha Sigma A lpha Sorority having headquarters at No. 1 L i ndsey Street, Dorchester, Mass. Bus iness correspo:odence may be addressed to either office, but matter for publication and correspondence concerning the same shou ld be addressed to Gertrude D. Halbri tter, Editor, 1 Lindsey Street, Dorchester, Mass . Entered as second-class matt er September 4, 1923, at the post office at Richmond, Ind., under the Act of March 3, 1879. Acceptance for mailing at specia l r ate of postage provided for in Section 1103, Act of October 3, 1917, authorized September 4, 1923. Sub scriptio n price one doll ar per year.


NATIONAL COUNCIL President- Mrs. Wm. Holmes Martin, A and AA, 5 Cobden St., Boston, 19, Mass . Vice-President-Minnie M. Shockley, rr, 704 Church St., Alva, Okla. Secretary-Adda Anderson, EE, 509 Laramie St., Atchison Kans . Treasurer-Grace G. Fultz, t:.t:., Rushville, Ohio. Registrar-Mrs. F . M. Sharp, ZZ, 1405 Hardy St., R. R. 6, Independence, Mo. Historian-Mrs . H. S. Toms, BB, 1222 N. Sutter St., Stockton, Calif. Ritualist-Ruth Duffey, AA, 1386 Hall Ave., Suite 1, Lakewood, Ohio. Editor-Gertrude D . Halbritter, 速速, 1 Lindsey St., Dorche ter, Mass. BOARD OF ADVISERS Alpha Alpha-Miss Amy M. Swisher, "The Tallawanda," Oxford, Ohio. Alpha Beta-Miss Ethel Hook, 602' So. Franklin Street, Kirksville, Mo. Beta Beta-Miss Rhoda B. Permenter, 1630 9th Ave., Greeley, Colo. Gamma Gamma-Miss Minnie M. Shockley, Alva, Okla. Delta Delta-Miss Elizabeth Garber, Box 215, Athens, Ohio. Epsilon Epsilon-Miss Catharine E. Strouse, Emporia, Kans. Zeta Zeta-Mrs. Orlo R. Nattinger, 405 So. Holden St., Warrensburg, Mo. Eta Eta-Miss Eulalia E. Roseberry, 1610 So. Olive St., Pittsburg, Kans.


Theta Theta-Mrs. Wm. Holmes Martin, 5 Cobden St., Boston, Mass. Iota Iota-Miss Bonnie Andrews, 1080 22nd St., Des Moines, Iowa. Kappa Kappa-Mrs. Sherman H. Doyle, 1815 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, Pa. Lambda Lambda-Mrs. M. 0. Percival, 1142 Grandview Ave., Columbus, Ohio. Mu Mu-Miss Jeanette Garrett, 306 N. Normal, Ypsilanti, Mich. Nu Nu-Miss Mildred Burdett, Drexel Institute, Philadelphia, Pa. Xi Xi-Miss Nell Grant, 18610 Marne Ave., Los Angeles, Calif.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Alumnae-Edna McCullough, 1017 Rural St., Emporia, Kans. Art-Carol D. Pierce, 3 Linden Ct., Ayer, Mass. Chapter Activities-Dorothy Yelton, 1410 W. 8th St., Riverside, Calif. Extension-Grace Fultz, Rushville, Ohio. Membership-Rosamond Root, Apt. 6D, 520 W. 122nd St., New York City. Music-Mrs. Harry McMillan, Peculiar, Mo. Scholarship-Christina S. Little, 154 Circuit Rd., Winthrop, Mass. Sorority Study-Sue Edwards, Box 354, Alva, Okla.

ROLL OF COLLEGE CHAPTERS Alpha Alpha- Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. Alpha Beta-State Teachers' College, Kirksville, Mo. Beta Beta-State Teachers' College, Greeley, Colo . Gamma Gamma-State Teachers' College, Alva, Okla. Delta Delta- Ohio University, Athens, Ohio. Epsilon Epsilon-State Teachers' College, Emporia, Kans. Zeta Zeta-State Teachers' College, Warrensburg, Mo. Eta Eta-State Teachers' College, Pittsburg, Kans. Theta Theta- Boston University, Boston, Mass. Iota Iota-Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa. Kappa Kappa-Temple University, Philadelphia, Pa. Lambda Lambda-Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.


Mu Mu-State Normal College, Ypsilanti, Mich. Nu Nu-Drexel Institute, Philadelphia, Pa. Xi Xi-University of California, Los Angeles, Calif. COLLEGE CHAPTER SECRET ARIES

Alpha Alpha-Donna Gray, 20 Hepburn Hall, Oxford, Ohio. Alpha Beta-Dorothy Sens, 602 E. McPherson St., Kirksville. Mo. Beta Beta-Elizabeth White, 1732 11th Ave., Greeley, Colo. Gamma Gamma-Vivian Chandler, 813 Second St., Alva, Okla. Delta Delta-Viola Doxee, Lindley Hall, Athens, Ohio. Epsilon Epsilon-Louise Bauman, 929 West St., Emporia, Kans. Zeta Zeta-Dorothy Clark, 114 Broad St., Warrensburg, Mo. Eta Eta-Ruth Watson, 104 vV. Quincy St., Pittsburg, Kans. Theta Theta-Virginia Scott, Student House, St. Stephen St., Boston, Mass. Iota Iota-Josephine Boterman, 7078 25th St., Des Moines, Iowa. Kappa Kappa-Margaret Brenholtz 1813 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, Pa. Lambda Lambda-Henrietta Haas, 2566 N. Fourth St., Columbus, Ohio. Mu Mu-Dorothy Zimmer, 209 N. Normal, Ypsilanti, Mich. Nu Nu-Sara Thompson, 214 N. 33d St., Philadelphia, Pa. Xi Xi-Nell Nonamaker, 863 N. Heliotrope Drive, Los Angeles, Calif. 路 EX-COLLEGIO SECRETARIES

Alpha Alpha-Mrs. R. A. Healey, Oxford, Ohio. Alpha Beta-Elizabeth Romans, 416 E . Jefferson St., Kirksville, Mo. Alpha Gamma-Mrs. Glenn H. Ferguson, 7511 Hutchinson Ave., Swissvale, Pa. Beta Beta-Mildred E. Schaefer, 816 20th St., Greeley, Colo. Gamma Gamma-Mrs. James A. Lane, 801 Centre St., Alva, Okla. Delta Delta-Sara E. Long, Mt. Vernon, Ohio. Epsilon Epsilon-Mrs. Everett R. Barr, 620 W . 4th St., Emporia, Kans. Zeta Zeta-Mrs. Edgar A. Kibbe, California, Mo. Eta Eta-Katie B. Nevius, Vilas, Kans.


Theta T heta- Caroline G. Wasgatt, 346 Lookout Ave., Hackensack, N. J. Iota Iota-Leona Wilcox, 2423 49th St., Des Moines, Iowa. Kappa Kappa- Irene Parker, 11 2 William St., Salisbury, Md. Lambda Lambda-Ethel Straw, _Ohio City, Ohio. Mu Mu-Carlotta Corpron, 6D, 520 W. 122d St., New York City. Nu Nu-Hazel Thompson, Gallandet College, Washington, D. C. CITY ASSOCIATION SECRETARIES

Alva, Okla.-Lucile Chew, 829 Church St., Alva. Boston, Mass.-Christina S. Little, 154 Circuit Rd., Winthrop, Mass. Cherokee, Okla.-Elberta Patterson, Cherokee. Chicago, Ill.-Ann Brewington,5701 Kenwood Ave., Chicago. Cleveland, Ohio-Ruth Duffey, 1386 Hall Ave., Suite 1, Lakewood. Denver, Colo.-Ollie Sn:ielzer, 1022 \i\Tashington, Denver. D es Moines, Iowa-Beulah D . Dunbar, 1117 26th St., Des Moines. Emporia, Kans.-Mrs. Marshall Randel, 1020 Washington St., Emporia. Greeley, Colo.-Ethelyne Rhiner, 1018 14th St., Greeley. Kansas City, Mo.-Ethel Phillips, Merton Hall, 40th and Walnut St., Kansas City, Mo. Los Angeles, Calif.-Mabel E . Anderson, 684 S. New Hampshire Ave., Los Angeles. Pittsburg, Kans.- Helena Van Gastel, 1803 N. Locust St., Pitts burg. Pittsburgh, Pa.-Mrs. Howard A. Power, 271 N. Craig St., Pittsburgh, Pa. New York, N. Y.-Rosamond Root, Apt. 6D, 520 W . 122nd St., New York City. Unionv ille, Mo.-Nettie B. Dickerson, Livonia, Mo. Warrensburg, Mo.-Mrs. Leslie A. McMeekin, East Gay St., Warrensburg.


ASSOCIATION OF EDUCATIONAL SORORITIES Chairman-Miss Mabel Walton, ~~~' Woodstock, Virginia. Secretary-Miss Minnie Shockley, A~A, 704 Church St., Alva, Okla. Treasurer-Miss Birdie Rich, IlK~, 415 Market St., Emporia, Kans. Director of Local Panhelenics-Mrs. Orley See, A~E, 48 Wildwood Ave., Piedmont, Calif. Director of City Panhellenics-Miss Bess Oglesby, 速~Y, 509 W. 121st St., New York City.

CHAPTER HOUSES Beta Beta-1732 11th Ave., Greeley, Colo. Epsilon Epsilon-929 West St., Emporia, Kans. Iota Iota-1081 25th St., Des Moines, Iowa. Lambda Lambda-52 17th Ave., Columbus, Ohio. Mu Mu-209 N. Normal St., Ypsilanti, Mich.


EDITORIAL STAFF

Editor-in-Chief

Gertrude D. Halbritter, 1 Lindsey St., Dorchester, Mass.

Chapter Edit01'S

Alpha Alpha-Martha A. Wadsworth, 29 Hepburn Hall, Oxford, Ohio. Alpha Beta-1\I. Kathryn Brown, 416 N. Marion, Kirksville, Mo. Beta Beta-Barbara Oxley, 1221 18th Ave., Greeley, Colo. Gamma Gamma-Ruth F . Hall, 1011 Normal St., Alva, Okla. Delta Delta-Luella Frey, 78 Mill St., Athens, Ohio. Epsilon Epsilon-Dorothea Gufler, 612 W. 12th St., Emporia, Kans. Zeta Zeta-Louise Whitman, 136 Gover St., Warrensburg, Mo. Eta Eta-Esther Wilson, 117 W. Lindbury St., Pittsburg, Kans. Theta Theta-Gladys Ray, 97 St. Stephen St., Boston, Mass. Iota Iota-La Vona Auestad, 18 14 Jefferson St., Des Moines, Iowa. Kappa Kappa-Ruth Nailor, 1813 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, Pa. Lambda Lambda-Elsie F . Schneider, 52 17th Ave., Columbus, Ohio. Mu Mu-Ruth E . Bayler, 706 Emmett St., Ypsilanti, Mich. Nu Nu-Helen Lindemuth, 3314 Powellton Ave., Philadelphia, Pa. Xi Xi-Altha F. Archer, 245 Hill St., Ocean Park, Calif.


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Alpha Sigma Alpha Announces

the Pledging of

Omicron Omicron Chapter at

State Teachers' College Kent, Ohio


tJf)otnix INSTALLATION OF XI XI CHAPTER "Let me be a link in your go lden chain of friendship" was the petition of the prospective Xi Xi chapter of Alpha Sigma A lpha. It was on a Sunday afternoon, January 24, 1926, that we were to meet at Spofford Arms for our installation dinner. Vve were surpri sed to see many strange faces there-the kind of faces which make you long to know th e persons in back of them. Vle were introduced, and how friendly they were, for they were Alpha Sigs. Among these many girls from other chapters were: Miss Nell Grant, E E; Miss Julia Lancaster, 0 速; Miss Lillian Criswell, B B; Miss Dorothy Yelton, A A; Miss Emelie Yelton, A A; Mrs. George Nilsson (Ruth Payne), E E; Mrs. Sidney Bone (Inez Pierce), A B; Mrs. Vv. M. Norsted (Ruth Farnsworth), E E; Miss Mabel Anderson, A B; Miss Fern White, B B. After the dinner we motored to the beautiful home of one of our future sorority sisters where the installation service was held . Once there, the loveliness of the flowers and ferns and the candles caused us to gasp with wonder. Vve could only stand there spellbound and try to realize the meaning of it all. When all was over, and the girls, thos e splendid girls whom we loved at first sight, congratulated us , we could only stammer a faint reply, but we knew that Xi Xi chapter was and always would be a link in Alpha Sigma Alpha's golden chain of friendship.


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THE PHOENIX UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT LOS ANGELES

In March, 1881, the Los Angeles State Normal School was established by legislative act. A five-acre site at the corner of Fifth street and Grand avenue was obtained, and the cornerstone of the first building was laid December seventeenth of that year路. The school opened in Aug ust, 1882, with a faculty of three members and an enrollment of sixty-one students. Under the presidency of Jesse F. Millspaugh ( 1904-17) the school developed and his connection with the school is commemorated in the name of the main building. He was succeeded in the presidency by Ernest Carroll Moore. The original site and buildings having become inadequate, in 1907 the Legislature authorized the sale of the property and in 1911 made an appropriation for the purchase of a more suitable location. In the following year the present site, a campus of twenty-four acres (later increased to twenty-five), was purchased, and on November 18, 1913, the cornerstone of the principal building, Mi llspaugh Hall, vvas laid. In September, 1914, the school occupied the new group of buildings. By an act of the Legislature which became effective July 24, 1919, the school became the South ern B ranch of the University of Cal ifornia . The Regents of 路 the University assumed control of the grounds, buildings and equipment, and Ernest Ca rroll Moore was appointed director. This act provided for continuance of the teacher-training courses then being g iven and for the institution of freshman and sophomore work of the University. On Feb ruary 13, 1923, the Regents authori zed the extension of instruction to include third-year students, and on December 3, 1923, a Coll ege of Letters and Science was created at the South ern Branch. Provision was made for instruction to fourth-year students beginning September, 1924. T he campus of the South ern Branch is bounded by Vermont avenue, Monroe street, Heliotrope drive, and Willowbrook 路 avenue. The ten buildings which form the group are in a style of architecture reminiscent of the Lombardy style found in northern Italy. The South ern California Chapter of the Amer i-


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can Institute of Architects awarded the group its first annual medal in August, 1921. The following \IVomen's Academic Sororities are represented on the campus: Alpha Delta Pi, Alpha Gamma Delta, Alpha Epsilon Iota, Alpha Epsilon Phi, Alpha Xi Delta, Alpha Phi, Gamma Phi Beta, Delta Delta Delta, Kappa Alpha Theta, Kappa Kappa Gamma, and Chi Omega. Among the Men's Fraternities we have Sigma Pi, Zeta Psi, and Phi Delta Theta.

MY IMPRESSIONS OF INSTALLATION As we do not have snow in Southern California, the nearest approach to it was seen on Sunday afternoon, January 24, 1926, when the eighteen excited girls gathered together in their pure white dresses, for they looked like soft fluffy snowflakes. We had been ushered upstairs into a room to await the summons from the mysterious regions below and nearly all of us were quite nervous. Soon it came and I was among the first four to go. I don't think there was ever a more serious group of girls than those who that day took their vows of eternal secrecy and loyalty to Alpha Sigma Alpha . .\1\lhen we were allowed to look upon the inner shrine our hands gripped. I looked at the beauty of the room and heard the low sweet strains of music, and then I looked at those lovely girls who had come to carry out and be partakers in this ceremony, that everything might be beautiful for us-and it was. I wanted to go off and cry-I was so happy, and I looked forward to a life of more service to others . The day had been cold and threatened rain, but our hearts and souls were warmed with the light of love which had come to us through these bonds of eternal friendship we had formed with our sisters of Alpha Sigma Alpha . A ltha Fern A rche1'.


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MEMBERS OF XI XI CHAPTER OF ALPHA SIGMA ALPHA Seniors Bessie L. Whipple, 1154 N. Berendo St., Los Angeles, Calif. Juniors Altha F . Archer, 245 Hill St., Ocean Pa rk, Calif. Hattie Kozlowska, 125 Richard St., Los Angeles, Calif. Adelene Ponti, 4017 Monroe St., Los Angeles, Calif. Emelie Yelton, 762 Heliotrope Drive, Los Angeles, Calif. Sophomores Mildred T. Baker, 832 Edgemont Blvd., Los Angeles, Calif. Kathryn Burch, 4435 Burns Ave., Hollywood, Calif. Josephine Gallegos, 4234 Virginia Ave., Los Angeles, Calif. Viola Gill, Box 454, Sawtelle, Calif. Orrell Hester, 1445 N. Central Ave., Glendale, Calif. Sarah Howard, Box 454, Sawtelle, Calif. Nell Nonamaker, 863 N. Heliotrope Drive, Los Angeles, Calif. Mattie Van H eukelom, 1154 N . Berendo, Los Angeles, Calif . Mrs. Evelyn 路w ilmot, 647 % N. New Hampshire St., Los Angeles, Calif. Freshmen Rubye Bellmard, 4437 Melbourne Ave., Los Angeles, Calif. Meriam Brinsen, 513 y;路 N. New Hampshire St., Los Angeles, Calif. Elizabeth Fellows, 2100 Victoria Ave., Los Angeles, Calif. Jessica Harris, 623 S. Bonnie Brae St., Los Angeles, Calif. Bianca Smith, 1175 N. Edgemont Ave., Los Angeles, Calif.


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CHARLES EZRA BEURY IS ELECTED PRESIDENT OF TEMPLE UNIVERSITY

At a meeting of the Board of Trustees on Friday afternoon, January 22, Charles Ezra Beury, a member of the Board sin ce 1913 and chairman of the finance, building, endowment fund and Samar itan Hospita l committees o f the corporation, was u nan imously elected President of Temple Univers ity, to succ路eed the late Doctor Russe ll H. Conwell, Founder and first President, who died on December 6, 1925. As Mr. Beury is known to endorse a ll of the late Doctor Conwell 's ideas in regard to Temp le whole-hearted ly, the acti on of the trustees in electing him is interpreted as a n endorsement of those ideas, and hence it is expected that the character and policies of the University will remain, in the main, un changed und er the new administration. Mr. Beury, like D octor Conwell, has a s incere and unwav路e ring belief that the principal function of Temple is to afford an opportunity for hi gher education to the thousands of young men and women who otherwise would be unable to obta in it, and who are willin g to work wi:th both mind and body to ach ieve their goal. Mr. Beury is the president of the Nat ion a l Bank of North Phi ladelphia and also the vice-president of the T ioga Trust Company and the Manheim Trust Company.' He is a director a nd officer of a number of coa l and other commercial compani es. Mr. B uery is a lawyer as well as a banker, hav ing practiced law in Ph il adelph ia until 1920. H e has been a trustee of Temp le U nivers ity s ince D ecember, 1913. Born in Shamokin, Pa., A ug ust 13, 1879, Mr. Beury was educated in the pub li c schools of that city. H e was g ra duated from the Shamokin High School in 1899. H e was g raduated with the degree of A. B. from Princeton University in 1903, and fr om the Ha r va r d Law Schoo l with the deg ree of LL.B. in 1906. He has been active in phi lanthrop ic and humanitarian work durin g and after the war, serv ing as a spec ia l commissioner to the Near East and going on a special mi ss ion to Russia in 1917 for the A meri can Reel Cross . He is a lso a trustee of the Welfare Federation and a member of the Board of Governors of the Phi la delphi a Forum . His act iviti es also include the duti es of vice -p res ident of the Ge rmantown Y . M. C. A., nationa l t reasurer of the Brotherhood of St. Andrew, overseer of the Philadelphia Divinity School, mem ber of the Execut ive Council of the Episcopal Diocese of P enn sy lvan ia and of its Finance a nd Executive Committees. Mr. Beury is marri ed and has four chi ldren, one son and th ree cia ughters. His residence is at 112 West Upsa l st reet, Germantown. Asked if he had any hobbies , Mr. Beury smil ed . "Temple University is my chief hobby," he sa id. "My favo rite form of recreat ion in the littl e spa re time I ha ve is golf." Cha rl es E. Beury seems the idea l selectio n for presidency of Temple Unive rs ity, vacated by the death of the founde r, Dr. Russe ll Conwe ll. Mr. Be ury, not a graduate of Temple though an a lumnus of Princeton


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a nd H a rvard, accepts th e place sin;1ply beca us e it offer s a n opportunity fo r publi c ser vice, of the sort with whi ch his n ame has al ways been a ssociated. H e is a man of en er gy and a ltruist ic inclina ti on a nd perfo rma nce. H e und er took in behalf of T empl e th e h a rd ta sk of r aising its perm anent end mv ment fund, of enl a rg ing it s hosp ita l, of procuring th e n ecess ary m oney for new buildings-all these efforts in conso nance with th e example of untiring devot ion set in th e car ee r of Dr. Conwell. Mr. Be ury r ecogni zes i1i th e work of T empl e U ni ver sity th e direct edu cati onal mini strati on to a g r eat many youn g people wh o, without th ose open doors on No rth B road street, mig ht mi ss the chan ce of a libera l edu cation. A new era begins w ith M r. Beury's occupa ncy of th e chief executi ve pos iti on; and hi s cha r ac ter, atta inment and years of genero us devo ti on to the cause of edu cati on ;tss ur e a futur e even b ri g hter and mor e fruitful th an the past has been.

WHY GO TO CONVENTION?

路w hat does it mean to us to attend a convention ? It means a g reat deal of happiness-happ iness in meeting and getting acquainted with ou r offi cers a nd our sisters fr om other chapters ; pride in the priv ilege of associating with them day by day; inspirati on in th at love and enthusiasm tha t is found in convention ; tha nkfulness for the opportunity of showing in a small way some of the g reat joy tha t A S A has g iven to each of us. It is not th e mere matter of meetings-meetings onl y- teas, luncheons and p rogram s. It is more tha n the breathl ess humming and buzz ing-something far more vital. T here is the - looking into faces and deep into eyes of some -vvho a re r eticent, aloof, some who a re eager and fri endly. But in each th ere is th e comm on purpose and the comm on urge, shoulde r to shoulder, fri endship, comrades hip and sisterhood. I see it, you see it! It is th ere and it thrills a nd kindles, like th e r olling drum, the a rm y of us-our sisterh ood. vVe come, we meet, we g ath er and we sit down and r eason together. Something comes ove r us, gets us, g rips qs, holds us. It is that qui ckening sense of what Alp ha Sigma A lpha means, the hea rtening sense of 路what we a re and what A S A 's may become. It is L OVE-Love in action.

Minnie M . Sh ockley.


CONVENTION AUGUST 26 ..27 1926

HOTEL SHERMAN CHICAGO, ILLINOIS


ALPHA ALPHA CHAPTER On Tuesday evening, D ecember fourteenth, the pledges of A lpha Alpha entertained the older girls with a lovely banquet at the Spinning' \i\fh eel. The program was all that could be desired. It was surpri sing to see the hidden talent wh ich suddenl y sp rang to lig ht when the fres hm en gave th eir stunt. The one act play whi ch they gave was unique in the fact that th e character s spok e only letters of th e alphabet. Th e ridiculou sness of th e whole affair brought dow n th e house. Lucill e \ N olfe made a gall a nt man, D ella Matthews, a patient mother, a nd Virginia Stout, another handsome man with Hazel P undt as a dainty heroine. \ Ve were quite convinced that Elizabeth \1\Tycoff possessed oratorical a bility, as well as being an excellent stage manager. \!Vi lma Hutchison gave a reading, and Helen Summers and Kathryn Long rendered seve ral voca l duets. Each of th e initiates, alumnae, and patronesses were presented with cunning perfume bottles in g reen, orange, or blue, with our letters painted on them in gold . The large table was decorated attractively with soft yellow shaded candl es and crepe paper. The p lace cards were dainty little hand-painted gi rls. T he week after Christmas vacation, we Alpha Sigs enjoyed a sleigh ride, and dinner. A big sled piled full of straw and happy girl s, drawn by a team of fine horses, always makes a good tim e. Miss VanRo ssum and M iss Kimbrough , instructors in the art department of the U niversity, with Miss Swisher, were our chaperones. \!Ve have decided to have "get to-gether" pa rties in the rooms of the older g irl s each Sunday afternoon from four until fiv ethirty o'clock. The g irls do not have much ch ance to get wel l acquainted with th e pledges during the week. O ur first party was held in Bishop Ha ll in Creto ra Mowery and E lizabeth Q uelette's room. T hirty or more crowded into the small room and enj oyed a mo st informal party. It gave us a good chance to practice some of the peppy songs which our pledges have written for us, and which we intend to sing at the initiation ban-


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quet . About five o'clock our hostess served dainty little sandwiches, chocolate cake, and pickles. vVe all came away fully decided to repeat these parties each Sunday after examinations. On January twentieth two girls, Marguerite Woods of Mt. Healthy, Ohio, and Mary Margaret Tener of Portsmouth, Ohio, were formally pledged in the sorority room. Harriet Keller was elected president of Pierian Literary Society for the year. This is an honorary literary society for students of education. As president, Harriett becomes a member of the vVomen's Student Council. Dorothy Brewster was elected secretary-treasurer of the organization. Sarah Huber and Edna Sellers have both returned from Middletown where they have been doing their practice teaching. We are glad to have these girls back, but we are sorry to lose Ruth Keller for the next nine weeks. Ruth goes to Middletown for her practice teaching. Miami is proud of her splendid basket-ball team. The team backed by all its loyal supporters has won games with Ohio Wesleyan University, Wittenberg College, and Antioch College. We congratulate Delta Pi, a local sorority on the campus, on having been accepted by Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority. Installation will be an event of early spring. Miss Swisher gave an informal tea for the pledges of Alpha Sigma Alpha on Sunday afternoon. Elizabeth Quelette and Martha Wadsworth assisted her in pouring. Junior Prom, one of the biggest social events of the year, was attended by several Alpha Sigs. It took place between semesters.

PERSONALS A son, John Frederick Emerick, was born to Mr. and Mrs. Allen Emerick on January 9, 1926. Mrs. Emerick will be r emembered as Elda Walthers. The marriage of Maude Murphy and Mr. vVillard Barrere took place on May 30, 1925. The couple will be at home in Wilmington, Ohio, after February 1, 1926. Ruth Berry and Mr. Ralph Klapp were married in Columbus, Ohio, on Thursday, December 3, 1925. Mrs. Albert Wolfe of Canton, Ohio, (Catherine Prudent) has a daughter, Alice Jene, born March 15, 1925.


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BET A B ET A CHAPTER As a reward for hard study Beta Beta girls have made fine grades this year so far, and hav e seen all pledges duly initiated. We have also initiated our facttlty adviser, Miss Rhoda Belle Permenter. In the month of December we were entertained by our new patroness, Mrs. Charles Phillips, at a Sunday _evening buffet supper. Th e entire active chapter and pledges were present. The house was beautifully decorated in red and white. White chrysanthemums and red leaves decorated the tabl e. The mantel was covered with a rtificial snow from which blazed forth a red A. ~- A. The sa me color scheme was carried out in the refre shm ents. Favors were powder puff holder s filled with nuts and candies. We were very happy to receive th e announcement of the birth of a baby boy to our patroness, Mrs. Earl Rugg. We were so rry later, however, to receive Mrs. Rugg's res ignation as patroness. Many of our alumnae teaching in Colorado came back for a visit. Among them were: Dorothy Masters, Marjorie Masters Alter, Grace D alby, Evelyn Husbands, Zelma Baker, a nd Kathryn Go rmaly. O n Sunday af ternoon, January twenty-fourth we initiated the following girls: Ve rn a Wood, Holly, Colora do A lma Richardson, Amherst, New H ampshire Fern Fender, Co lorado Springs, Colorado V irg ini a Shepherd, Meeker, Ohio Emma Ca rter, Greeley, Co lora do Hazel Ca r vet h, Louisville, Co lorado F ran ces Hill, Florence, Colorado Ruth Day, Durango, Co lorado

O n this same day we initiated Mrs. Charles Phillips and Mrs. Paul Gillespie as pa tronesses. Also we pledged Dorothy Mertz of Pueblo, Colorado. This was certainl y one of our busiest days. 路 O n J anuary thirtieth the new initiates entertained the chapter at an old Fashioned Garden Dance, h eld at the \tVoman's Club House. The grotto was beautifull y decorated with palms, fern s, and artificial and cut flow ers . A lattice covered with roses


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surrounded the orchestra. Every detail of decoration was carried out to perfection even to canaries and gold fish. The hall was lighted by the new electric sign recently purchased for the chapter house. Plans are now under way for a Valentine Tea Dance at which we are to entertain all the Greeks on the campus . Beta Beta is trying to establish a custom which will be followed each vear. Beta Beta is not striving for social prestige alone. In a recent college publicatio'n we rated second in school spirit and first among the sororities. For this honor we are very proud. College was closed on February first that we might attend the funeqll of Mr. George \V. Stattler, a member of the board of trustees and very active in college work. Barbam O.Tley. GAMMA GAMMA CHAPTER

The returning from the Christmas vacation was both bitter and sweet . 'vVe were sorry to leave the play time路 and glad to be among the A . ~- A.'s and other fri ends. Our first meeting was given over to exchanging gossip and experiences enjoyed during the holiday. By gossip we do not wish to leave the idea that we talked about folks in an undesirable way-路we just told of the news we had gathered about alumnae and old friends. Any how we enjoyed -the evening. Our meetings have been very interesting. On January eleventh Sue Edwards our A. ~ - A. National Supervisor or Sorority Study and the head of the Home Economics department of the Alva High School gave u s a most interesting talk on "Table Etiquette." All the instruction was given in the form of limericks. This made it more delightful as it was old adages in new dress. 'vVe are very proud of our Sue and wish that all groups knew her. On January twenty-fifth we had a short session and went as a "line party" to hear the " Jack \i\Toods Bell Ringers." This is an excellent musical company which gave a pleasing program on the "Bells" and vocal and instrumental numbers that were greatly enjoyed. Life is full of thrills in athletic circles here at N ot路thwestern.


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Our Basket Ball team played fourteen games without losing one, then went to the bad against Southwestern. Of course they came back on the second night. We had some interesting games between our Rangers and The Cincinnati Trust Company's cagers who are touring the middle west. They were good, but not so fast as our own boys. Wyatt Gymnasium is having a new floor put in it. \Vhen it was built the contractor put in a composition floor and it has not been satisfactory. '0/e shall have a maple floor that will meet every requirement. Another addition to our equipment is an Acme Motion Picture machine and large screen. It will be used in presenting educational programs and interesting films that will entertain and instruct. Onr Mr. vVyatt of the History department, who has been so ill seems to be gaining strength. We are hoping for a complete restoration of health for him. The "RANGER" our Annual is being pushed to the utmost. The management is having a Ranger Carnival on February fifteenth . The various candidates in the popularity contest will be the participants in the stunts. Each has a manager who will endeavor to show his candidate to be the one most popular. Ruth Hall.

DELTA DELTA CHAPTER Alpha Sigma A lpha was much in the limelig ht in the college social affai rs Friday, January 29. A formal dance was held at Hotel Berry. Miss Frances Gray, chapter president, and Mr. Rush E lliott led the company of 160 in the grand march. A brilliant program of music was furnished by a ten-piece orchestra. Chaperoning were the following patronesses with their husbands: Mr. and Mrs. W. E . Peters, Prof. and Mrs. E. B. Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Russell H. Rupp, Prof. and Mrs. C. D. Giauque, Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Hatch, Prof. and Mrs. F. W. Reed and Mr. and Mrs . E. M. Garrett. A lumnae from out-of-town included Miss Dean Davidson, Wellsville; Miss Sarah Long, Lancaster; Miss Florence Kannells, McArthur; Miss Emma Gatchel, Magnolia; Miss Chris-


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tine Johnston, Pomeroy. Other visiting guests were: Miss Frances Hatch, teaching in Hamden ; Miss Romaine Hamilton, Muskingum College; Miss Grace Jordan, Marietta College; Miss Margaret U lrich, Chillicothe; Mr. Harold Brucken, Mr. Ha rold Cyple, Marietta; Mr. Per ry P uffenburger, Charleston; Mr. K nowles Hobbs, Ohio State University; Mr. Estyle Rhoads, Denison University; Mr. Charles Mo rganrath, Miam i Univer sity. Honoring the alumnae of Alpha Sigma Alph a th e active chapter and pledges entertained with a breakfas t Saturday at the \IVind sor. Covers were laid for twenty-seven. Saturday afternoon the alumnae were again favored by the actives and p ledges w ho entertained them fr om 3 until 5 o'clock in th eir \iVest Wing sorority hall. L uella Fr)'路

EPSILON EPSILON CHAPTER On January thirt ieth we h eld initiation for eig ht of our pledges. Our new members include : Mary A. Borden K ircher, Emporia, Kansas Fl orence K. R edinger, Canton, Kansas Gloria B. Moore, Empor ia, Ka nsa s Thecla ]. Thol en, Humboldt, Kansas E lladean E. Thomas, Emporia, Kansas Imogene B. T ollive r, Abi llene, Kansas Elizabeth S. Watson, Topeka, Kansas H elen M. Willi ams, Oswego, Kansas

After the services came the dinner at the tea- room in honor of the initiates . Helen Williams gave the speech in behalf of her fellow initiates, and Miss Strouse rendered an ideal talk for the actives. The spring fo rmal, of wh ich I will tell you more in the next letter, took place on February thirteenth, at the country club. The decorations were characteri stic of the day. A huge crystal ball was suspended in the air, and was kept in constant rotation, which from several places on the sides of th e room reel and blue flashlights reflected the colors throughout the room. D o1ro thea Gufier.


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H ear ye ! H ea r ye ! A lph a S ig mas all. t o you eig ht new Alpha Sigs ! They a re : Ka thryn Yo ung, R uth B ryan t, Ma rgaret Ba ldwin, J osephine Cha tta m,

Zeta Zeta brings

M ildred W ay land, H azel Gray, M a r guerite V an Meter, Ma ri on T homas,

Our kid party and candy pull were followed by a big dance, which we th oug ht quite a n event. The members of Zeta Zeta, dressed as men, called for th e rushees with whom th ey had dates. VIe had a program dance with three favor dances. First came th e balloon dance where each man caug ht a balloo n and th en found the g irl for a pa rtn er whose name was p rinted on t he ball oo n. The second was a Cinderell a dan ce in which each g irl put one shoe on the fl oo r and the men soug ht their pa rtners by mea ns of th e fi t of the shoe. In the real favor dance each g irl received a miniature co rsage a nd each man a paper cap, th e numbers on whi ch had to be ma tched for dancing mates. M rs. Nattinger kindl y loaned us th e use of her house for this affair. T he decorations were beauti ful and very Christmasy. T he refres hm ents were delicious and cleverl y a rranged. Each plate was hidd en by the skirt of a charming lady of colonial clays. vVhen she was removed each 路 one found a vvo nderful supper of salad, potato chip s, oli ves, cake, coffee, mints a nd app les . A fter thi s we danced a whil e longer and then deluctantly departed for home. Recentl y th e weath er was just rig ht for a good old-fashioned s leig h party, so M rs. Nattinger secured a bob sled and we were off. A fter mil es and mil es of riding M rs. Natt inger treated us to delicious ref reshments. vVe a rri ved home in the "wee sma' hours," a nd each pronounced th e ri de a huge success. The "Mule" bas ketball team has had bad luck lately, for nea rl y every ma n on th e fi rst quad has been unable t o play, but las t F rid ay nig ht we played Kirk sv ille and with an entirely new team we won 27-21. It was one of the best games ever p layed on th e home court. L ouise W hitman.


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ETA ETA CHAPTER Eta Eta's Chri stmas party was held at th e home of M rs. J. A . Gibson, one of our patronesses. O f cour se, we had a Christma s tree beautifully deco rated and lighted. O ur program consisted of several violin numbers by Geraldin e 路w elty and Bernice Hansen accompanied by Laura Belle li es, the Christmas story read by Nellie Ross, presentation of the chapte r g ift by our president, Blanche Emery, acceptance by Nellie Amrein, an alumna, and exchange of gifts. The active members presented to Eta E ta a teapot, a valuable addition to the chapter's possession. A fter refr eshm ents we sang our so rority songs. The p ledges of Eta Eta chapter gave a party for the active m emb ers at the home of Helen Brandenburg on January twentyninth. Ardis Monroe was in charge a nd proved her self a very able leader. During the evening each g irl was g iven a small paraffin g um doll which she had to chew and then mold from it an animal. The result was a menagerie with enough animals left to supp ly two zoos. Next, the guests were g iven twenty beans and instructed to conver se, but not to use either the words " I " or "you" in their conversation. If th e rul e was broken a bean had to be forfeited. The winner, the one who had the most bea ns left , was Ma rga ret Flottman, and she was given an all day sucker for a prize . A fter several other games L aura Belle I sles gave a musical r ead ing and Bernice Hansen and Laura played a piano du et. O ne of our pledges, Irene Morris, was married to Mr. Clarence \tV ilson on January twenty-first. EstheT Leora Tlfl ilson .

THETA THETA CHAPTER Theta Theta's Chri stmas party this year was h eld at the sorority rooms on D ecember nineteenth. The Juniors were in charge of the entertainment and presented two very effective pantomimes, ending with "A Kiss in the Dark." This was a pretty one, fo r when the li ghts we re turned out, th e girl s with ukul ele accompaniment sang the so ng while they threw candy kisses to the rest of us. \ tVe th en sang our old familiar Christmas hymns, a nd finished with our candl e lighting service, when


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Christina Little lit a candle for each chapter. Then, of course, came Santa Claus and the gifts for every good girl. We were glad to have with us Mrs . Guy M. Wilson, a patroness . We are all delighted that Julia La ncaster, our president of last year is to be with us again this seme ster. Theta Theta takes quite a bit of pride in the fact that Julia has been instrumental in establishing our newest chapter at U. S. C. in Los Angeles. \Ne are also g lad to welcome back E dith Ca rlton. vVith two additions to strength en our chapter and the possibility of another ru shing season, this second semester looks quite promising for A lph a Sigma A lph a. N ews has reached us of the marriage of Helen Mac W hinney, one of our m emb ers las t year, to M r. O liver Peck of E llington, Connecticut. This came as a di stinct surpri se to u s for we had been hop ing to have Helen with us this term . Gladys Ra-y.

lOT A lOT A CHAP TER Iota Iota pledges an d act ives entertained at a Chri stmas dance at the chapter house. Decorations of Christmas bells and tinsel brightened all th e room s. The Chri stmas tree helped to lend a festive atmosp here to th e place. O ur music was furni shed by "Bitt's Serenad ers." Vve wish to introduce two new mother patronesses, Mrs. W. P. Holey and Mrs. Grove: C. Hamill, the wife of th e Governor of Iowa. Our pledges thi s yea r are: Dorothy Heaton, S ioux Falls, South Dakota Ruth Hutchison, A lgona, I owa Helen Eddy, Weldon, Iowa Bernadine Posten, Gravity, Iowa Perl Kugler; Perry, Iowa Pauline Fairfield, Pisgah, Iowa Helen Ferguson, Corydon, I owa Minni e Lauretson, Harlan, Iowa Gladys Smith, Bayard, I owa R ita Walters, Des Moines, I owa Lillian Buckl es, D es Mo ines , Iowa A li ce Porter, Des Moines, Iowa

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tad . Th ese g irls a re r epresentati ves on th e basketball a nd baseball teams at Drak e. Doroth y Heaton, Alice J ensen and L a Vona A uestad have been chosen to take pa rts in th e Drak e Musical Co medy. S ince thi s is a big university affair it is quite a n honor for these g irls to be chosen. Alberta Esslinger and Ferne Betts did not r eturn to Drak e this semes ter . January twenty-first was E ducati on Day, when all th e fo ur year a nd two year seni ors of th e E ducation College ma rched into chapel led by four junior g irl s. A fter chapel the Alpha Sigs enterta ined a t lunch, M rs. H erman Auestad a nd th e two p hys ical directo rs, Miss H olten and Miss Ki lgour. L a Vona Auestad.

KAPPA KAPPA CH AP TER S ince our last letter our life has been saddened by th e death of one of our beloved fri end s, Dr. Co nwell, th e p res ident of T empl e U nive rsity. T l:ere is not much that we ca n add to the account of his life as g iven in th e J anua ry number of th e PHOENIX. It is interesting to note that the last social function which D r. Conwell attended was a gathering at the Alpha S ig ma Alp ha initiation last April at the home of !Irs. Beury in Germ antown. He was with us but a short time, but never were vve so inspired by th e sight of any man. He was of robust stature and his face was lig hted continu ally with a smil e. He gave us a short talk dwelling on the phase of so rority life th at should be emphas ized most, -th e value of fri end shi p made in organizati ons t hat we re bound by a comm on bo nd . He shoo k h and s with us all, and wish ed us the bes t tha t th e futur e could g ive. Hi s death was m ourned by ci ti es all ove r the wo rld. Many of th e most em inent men in th e country we re p resent a t hi s fun eral. O n D ecember t wenti eth a m emori al service was held at the Baptist Temple a nd D r. K ru sen, the V ice-P resident presided. A t thi s tim e three outs ta nding leaders of th e political a nd educat ional wo rl d spoke. T hese men we re Sena tor Pepper, D r. Penniman, P res ident of th e U ni ver sity of Penn sylvania, a nd Dr. B roome, superintendent of schools of P hil adelphi a . T he audi to rium of th e Temp le was t hronged with th ousand s who came to pay tri bute to a ma n who wroug ht g reat thi ngs onl y to g ive


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away the rewards received to build nobler and loftier structures. The death of Dr. Conwell naturally resulted in the postponement of many social affairs. Our first rush party was held on Dece1uber first in the Recreation Room of the dormitories. The invitations on buff colored paper pict\.tring the entrance of a house, were made by our girls. The place cards were little umbrellas outlined in green ink which were placed on the edge of the glass. The dinner as usual -vvas prepared by our home economics girls, who have won a reputation all over the university as excellent cooks. During the course of the meal conundrums, which were found on the backs of the umbrellas, were read, and much fun resulted. After dinner we adjourned to the library where we spent the rest of the evening playing games, and sang our favorite Alpha Sig songs . Then, too, dancing was not forgotten. On December fifth we held the alumnae luncheon of Kappa Kappa at the Benjamin Franklin Hotel. About twenty-two alumnae were present, and over half of the active chapter. Irene Parker, our ex-collegio secretary, had charge of the meeting. Mary Shallcross of the class of 1923 gave a short talk on "\i\That A. ~- A. Means to an Alumna." Our president, Mary vVagner, spoke on the relationship of the active chapter to the alumnae. In behalf of the chapter Irene was presented with a beautiful bouquet of roses in recognition of the splendid success of the first meeting of actives and alumnae. The table decorations and dessert carried out the colors of green and gold. The alumnae have planned to make this a yearly affair. They also decided to raise the dues from one to five dollars, because they thought with more money th ey could do more for the active chapter. The luncheon was an unusual success and the spirit of A. ~-A. was felt in the heart of every girl. On the evening of December fifth Kappa Kappa and Nu Nu held a subscription dance in Beury Hall of Temple University. The money derived was to be used for the benefit of the rushing parties of both chapters. It was a great evening for all with many alumnae present. The hall was decorated with palms and balloons which hung from the lights, and floated and danced in the air as the Cherry and White Collegiate played their stringed instruments with much enthusiasm and good cheer.


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The dance gave our alumnae an opportunity to meet the gi rl s of Nu Nu and almost became an acquaintance party. Our ch aperones were Mrs. Doyle and Miss Peabody. O n D ecemb er eig hteenth we were entertained by M iss Peabody. This was our Christmas party, and the Y ule Tide sp irit was ev ident on every side. 'vVe played many interesting games, after which we enjoyed refreshments in keeping with the holiday season. O ur second ru sh party -vvas a " magic party," held at the hom e of Mrs. John H. S maltz, one of our honorary members. The invitations, done on white club parchment in black India ink, showed a mag ician with rabb its, fire, etc. coming out of his hat. First we had an aucti on sale, at which we auctioned off small packages, cos ting about five or ten cents. For money our guests were given fifty mints. Each package was a surpri se. The big event of the evening was a professional mag ician whom we obtained from the E ntertainment Bureau of P hil a delphia. He gave u s a wond erf'ul ha lf h our of pleasure, performing the most amazing tricks. Following this came our so r ority songs, and then refreshm ents se rved by Mrs. Smaltz. O ur honored g uests were Mrs. Doyle, Mr. and Mrs. Beury, and Dean Ca rne!!. Rushing season ended on Janua ry twelfth. This year for the first time preferential bidding was introduced. Nine girls placed A lpha Sigma A lpha as first choice on their lists. O ur Ribb on Service was given on January nineteenth and following this an elaborate program was carried out. M r s. Doyle gave an address of welcome to the new girls . Vve wore . yellow and gold ribbons in honor of the installation of our new chapter, X i Xi, in California . T he univer sity news of th e month is full of quality if not quantity. We are pleased to announce that Cha rl es E . Beury has been elected President of Temple University. M rs. Beury is an honorary memb er of Kappa Kappa chap ter. Fo rmerl y M r. Beury was a trustee of the univers ity a nd cha irman of the finance committee whi ch is endeavo ring to ra ise an endo wment fund of three to five million dolla r s. This fund is to be called the Conwell Memorial Fund and will be used for furth ering the completion of the already started plans of Temple University. A bit of news not quite so good is th e fact that Miss Beach,


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our sponsor, is leaving Temple University, where she has been head of the Home Economics D epartment for over eight years, to take a position in Smith College, which is under the auspices of the Rockefeller Memorial Foundation. Her position will be fill ed by Miss Gertrude Peabody, a patroness of Alpha Sigma Alpha . We are very sorry to have Miss Beach leave us, but we do wish her the very best success in her new field. We a re happy to say that Catherine Blunt, one of our pledges has made the varsity squad in basketball. This is the first time that anyone other th an a physical education g irl has made the team. Cat herine is from the kindergarten department. She holds forward position. Ruth A. Na.ilor. LAMBDA LAMBDA CHAPTER

Social affairs in December opened with the Y. vV. C. A. Chri stmas Bazaar at which Alpha Sigma Alpha occupied a booth and sold novelty balloons in red and white. A clown pres ided at the booth. On Wednesday, December eighth, the Panhellenic banquet was held at the Neil House, which is our newest and most elaborate hotel in Columbus. Over seven hundred and fifty girls attended making an interesting a nd delightful gathering. On Monday, December fourt eenth; we had a little Christmas party at the house. I t took the form of an informal dance. One of the g irl s, costumed as a crystal gazer, answered questions which seemed to be troubling the sleep of a few Alpha S igs . The bright Christmas tree gave forth many g ifts which were not left for opening on Christmas morning. Perlina Albright was our guest for the evening. On Friday of the same week, the annual Y. W. Christmas play was g iven, and the usual sing around the outdoor, gaily lighted tree, took place. Elsie Schneider had one of the parts in th e play. Helen Snider and Henrietta Haas, members of the Glee Club, helped in th e broadcasting of the concert from Ohio State College. O ur college basketball games have been leaders so far , and the playing has been topnotch. January brought with {t an epidemic of colds and grippe


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resulting even in pneumonia for one of our pledges, but vve are happy to say that all have r ecovered now. This delayed our plans for ru shi ng somewhat, but we have carried out a winter sp read, a kid party, a dance and a Japanese tea. Since Christmas our ch apter house has been beautified by a handsome spinet desk, presented to us by our alumnae, and also a taupe and blue rug, the g ift of the active chapter. Our mothers' club has held a benefit bridge party and we hear that we will receive something from them. It takes time to furnish a ch apter house we have .found. O ur athletic g irls have organized a basketball team and have held several p ractices, and our h ome economics girls helped the agricultural department during Farmers' \iVeek in servmg dinners, acting in plays, etc. Thus our chapter keeps Elsie F. Schneider. busy. MU MU CHAPTER Mu Mu introduces this month nine g irls who have performed their pledge duties and hav e received their pledge pins. They are : Bernice, McGrath, Houghton Norma Welch, Flint Ruth Stanley, Ypsi l<m ti Kathar ine Crab ill, Monroevi Ji e, Ind. Lulu Mary Frieling, Muskegon Garcion Carpenter, Marshal Geneva Bond, Memphis Doris Billman, Ka leva Kasylda Derbin, Clawson

Our p ledges entertained at the home of Ruth Stanley as a finai pledge duty. The December social meeting was held at路 the home of Gladys Lackie, our p res ident. vVe played games, and Helen Maniex act ing as Santa Clans, distributed the gifts. \ Ve did not linger long after refreshm ents for our term blue books were call ing us. One of our big social events of the year is now over. It was our winter formal dance. The Kindergarten room of Prospect School has a low ceiling and many F rench doors, so we thought we would make a homelike atmosp here by using numerous floor lamps and table lamps placed inv iting ly near overstuffed daven-


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ports and comfortable chairs . The mu sic was very fine for we imported a fraternity orchestra from A nn A rbor. Our guests for the evening were Miss J eanette Garrett, our fa culty adv isor, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Sm ith, M iss Ethel McCrick et , Miss Joan Alperson, and Miss Mabel Paine. In spite of the severe winter weather several alumnae return ed for the event. They included: Margaret Cha rt er s an d Helen Mitchell of Bay City, Helen Cyp her of Detroit, Vera P ierce of Redford, vVinifred vVelch of Rochester, and Minnie Palakovvski of Dearborn. Gladys Lackie played th e leading ro le in Barrie's "Twelve Pound Look," when the Laonian Dramatic Society put it on recently. Gladys is a member of the debating team thi s year a lso. vVe are proud of her work. F lorence Gee, our violinist, is giving lessons in th e Lincoln Co nsolidated School, where Donelda Morrison I S a r egular teacher this yea r. Esthe r Kitti has not returned to college this term, but has entered Northwestern University. vVe certainly miss Esther' s pia no playing, for no one can quite play as she does. It ma tters no t whether she has seen th e mu sic. Ju st hum a bit, and Esther is playing th e whole thing. Vve sincerely h ope t ha t M iss Blanche E mery will be able to continue her work in the college within a couple of months. Miss E mery, our beloved patroness, .was forced to drop her work thi s fall because of illness. Ruth E. Bayle1'.

NU NU CHAPTER The past month s have been quite exciting with work and pleasure. O n account of our first term ending December 22, 1925, we were able to start in with Rushing as soon as we returned after the holid ays. Ru shing season was successfu ll y opened by an inter-so ro rity party g iven in th e Great Court, on the evening of Janu a ry ninth. Th e party was g iven by the three so roriti es in Drexel but was in charge of the inter-so rority council. All the freshm en and new girls were guests of the sororities. Miss Dorsey, dean of women; Miss Go dfrey, adviso r to P hi Delta Mu; M iss Crawl ey, advisor to Kappa D elta Gamma ; and Miss Burdett, advisor to Alpha Sigma Alpha were the ho stesses of the even-


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ing. Elizabeth D arlington, in behalf of the interso rority council, welcomed the new g irls and spoke briefly of the purpose of the intersorority council. A sh ort entertainment was g iven by the Council. It was in the form of an old-fashioned school room scene in which F lorence Brierley was the teacher. The rem ainder of the evening was spent in danci ng and refreshments were served . The feeling of good fell ows hip, which prevailed caused the party to be regarded as one of the mo st pleasing affairs of th e school year. 'vVe gave our first ru shing party at th e Tea Rose on Tuesday evening, Janua ry nineteenth at seven o'clock. Attracti ve decorations carried out the colors of the soro rity. As th e g uest s entered the dining room they found their names written on place ca rds des igned as old fa shioned ladies. Com bined with the place cards was the bridge sco re. At dinner many of the so rority songs were sung and our President, Betty Darlington, gave a short talk welcoming the rushees. She briefl y outlined the hi sto ry of our Chaptei路 and told th em about some of our interests. A fter dinner bridge and five hundred were played. Vh had a love ly bunch of ru shees and they all h elped to make the party interesting and enjoyable. Betty Bell won the first prize in bridge-a silver dorine with our coat of arms on it. The Consolation prizes wo n by I sabelle Mundorf and Nancy J ones were huge lollypops. Louise Graeff won fir st prize in fi ve hundred a nd was given an organdi e co rsage with silver tin sel trimming. Vve all retired that even ing and hoped and prayed that our ru shees could see and reali ze all the wonderful things that A. ~. A. had in store. A still more exciting event took place at the Ma rl yn Hotel on Friday, J a nuary the twenty -second . This \.vas the evening of our formal dance. O ur dance was chapero ned by M r. and Mrs. Willis T. Spivey; Miss Macintyre; M iss Burdett a nd Miss Dorsey, our dean of women. \Ne presented each ru shee with a small co rsage which seemed to greatly take them by surpri se. The feature of the evening was a luck y number dance won by Helen Knisely, who received a China L ady powder box. Vve had Preferenti al Bidding for the first time thi s yea r and it proved to be very successful. Our list was submitted ea rl y Monday morning and th e sil ence period had begun. Time


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seemed very long and it was quite a musing to pass our ru shees without speaking to them. On Wednesday, at twelve o'clock eac h soro rity received their results. vVe were the happiest girls in the city . vVe got eleven of the dea rest and mo st charming g irl s th at Drexel held within its marble 路walls. They were given their Ribb on Service on Monday, February first. Our new members a re: Mary Jane Clark Helen Ellsworth Beula h Hafer Ruth Hassenfuss Margaret Greow Nancy Jones

Helen Knisely Ruth Reaser Ruth Rife Ed ith Rood Ruth Sutherland

vVe had a little social meeting after the se rvice at whi ch time we served refreshm ents which were ca rried out in our colors, pearl white and crim son. We had beet and celery salad in four saltines arranged in th e shape of a box tied with crimson and 路w hite ribbons, cake, coffee and ca ndy wer e also served . We sang some of our songs and then went home, with our hearts filled with joy that we had such lovely new girls to ca rry on. Rushing seaso n had k ept us quite busy, but still we had time for a few other duties and pleasures. O ne of th ose pleasures was g iven to us by one of our patronesses, M rs. George V.l. Childs Drexel on Saturday, Janu ary eleventh, at one o'clock. It was a luncheon g iven at her Bryn 路Mawr estate. The g reat gates at the entrance of th e estate are situated at the main r oad. After th e p roper signal is g iven, the gates open and machin es a re allowed to enter. vVhen one catches the first glimpse of the ground s, there is not a building to be seen but on either side of that glorious drive were rare trees and wonderful fountains. A ft er riding about one mile thro' th e estate, there came into view a mansion of most beautiful, cas tle-like structure. The machin es drove up to the entrance where we were received by butlers of every typ e and desc ription. Aft er we removed our wraps we entered the draw ing room where Mrs . Drexel was waiting to receive. A most elabo rate luncheon followed served in royal styl e in an exqui site dining ro om . The table was adorned with yellow and white cut flowers and this color scheme was carried out in eve ry course of food as well. Those being the patroness


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colors Mrs. Drex el tried to carry them out m every possible manner. Mrs. K enneth G. Math eson, another one of our Patronesses was also present. O ur P resident, E li zabeth . Darlington, was th e Guest of H onor. After t he luncheon the party journeyed through the sp acious halls wh ere they were introduced to th e po rtraits of the Drexel family and fin all y came back to the drawing ro om. The time t o leave came too soon, a nd we depa rted with th e same formality as when we a rri ved. Words could not be fo und to express what a deli ght f ul time we had. It helps us to reali ze every day how much Alpha Sigma A lph a reall y means to us. H elen G. L indenmu th.

XI XI CHAPTER Saturday nig ht Ja nu a ry tenth, several g irls, prospective member s of X i X i Chap ter ' of Alpha S igma Alph a went to P unkin Center at Topanga Canyon where th ey stayed all nig ht. After supper th ey p layed card s for awhile and th en went to bed . T he nex t day was spent in hikin g and eati ng , and th e g irl s left sometime after noon. Alph a S igma A lph a was entertained on J a nua ry twentyninth by a tea and bridge pa rty at the Glendale home of O rrell H ester, a member. The so rority color s of red and white were ca rried out in the Valentin e decora ti ons. X i X i Chapter of A lpha S igma Alpha was entertained on J anua ry twenty- fourth by th e alumnae with a luncheon at Spofford A rms. Alth a F em Archer .

ALUMNAE NO TIC E Kindly send to the E ditor news of meetings and personals so that the " P hoenix " may have a regular alumnae department in each iss ue. Vl/e wish to hear from every alumnae group, accounts of meetings and personal features.


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W ith th e es tablishment of a chapter in California efforts have been made to form a City Associati on. Meetings have been held at th e hom es of Ruth Nill so n and Nell Grant. The foll owing officer s have been elected: P res ident, Ruth Nill son ; V iceP res ident, Vesta Carl e; and Secreta ry-Treasurer, Mabel A nd erso n. It has been planned to hold meetings on second Saturday of each m onth . All A lph a Sigma Alphas in and a round L os Angeles a re co rdiall y invited to attend these meetings .

OUR SONG BOOK

A new so ng book is being compiled . 'vVe want to make it la rger an d better tha n th e one we now h ave. K indly send to the PHOENIX E ditor all nevv Alpha Sigma Alpha songs which you would like to have printed in th e new book. This app lies to alumnae as well as college member s. See th at your favo rite so rority song is printed. All contributi ons mu st be in by April fi ft eenth.

NATIONAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION MEETING

The National E ducation Assoc iation will meet in P hil adelphia from June 28 t o Jul y 2, 1926. T empl e U nive r sity will entertain 400 delegat es anq Drexel Institute can tak e care of 175 visitor s. A ny A lpha Sigma A lpha members wl1o a re planning to attend th e Convention a re heartil y welcome to make reservation at either of th ese colleges . Kindly send your reservations earl y.


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A CHALLENGE T O THE FRAT ERNI TY GIRL In the world to-day it seems as though some people were born to reach the top, were born with the power to overcome every obstacle, and with the realization that success means making the most of every opportunity. It is the person who makes the most of what he has who is a success, not the one who has everything and is content with just having it. A home, a family, a reasonab le amount of money to back one until he is eighteen or twenty, are big advantages, yet some boys and girls suddenly realize, when they are thrown upon their own resources, that those advantages after all, count for comparatively little. Many a boy or girl has to stop school at the age of thirteen or fourteen, and go to work. Yet how many great men and women, do we find, who, having found themselves in such a situation, have worked out of it. It is not necessary to name those we find in America, for we find men in our own town who are loyal and dutiful citizens, who have had eight years of actual schooling. A number of them are leaders. To-day it is our college men and women that the world is looking to for enlightenment and leadership. Then it is well that every freshm<tn, sophomore, junior, and senior check up himself and say-"Have I taken advantage of every opportunity offered me?" Many of us would "sort of ease out" of an answer. Yes, we have worked hard, but isn't there something we might have done better and realized more benefit from if we had a little more spirit? How many, many of us fail to realize, too, that the fraternity is one more chance to make good in the world. It encourages, first of all, high scholarship, then, the entrance into activities. Of course we can't all be big women and manage big offices on the campus, but surely there is a small place in Y . 'vV. C. A., dramatics, art clubs, athletics, science or English clubs for us. These things were put there for us . \iVhy not take advantage of them? If it's only a little committee work, grasp it, help organize it, and do your best. These things are educa-


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tion for you. They are measure tests, so measure up your very best regardless of how small the job. -The L yre of Alpha Chi Omega.

LOYALTY 路what is involved in loyalty to our fraternity? It means something more than a mere love for th e chapter because of its happy associations and congenial fri endships ; it means a real interest in the welfare of the chapter and the national fraternity, a desire to study its problems, to face its faults, with an effo rt to correct them, and an ab iding faith in its future. "Loyalty means love, deep and understanding, loyalty means confidence in the present and faith in the future, loyalty means serv1ce to the limit of one's power, thought and care and sacrifice. " -The Anchom of Delta Gamma.

"A SYSTEMATIC DIVISION OF TIME FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS" "Having chosen the few activities we feel best fitted for, we begin again to wonder how we are going to fit th em with a study and its essentials and yet do justice to all. "There is only one way to do it and do it well, and that is by a systematic division of the meagi路e twenty-four hours. By a systematic division we mea n a time for everything-for work and for play. "Th is may be clone in several ways . The best is to sit clown at ni ght and write out a list to be clone the next clay, and make a schedul e of the time and fit the tasks into the schedul e. At first you will find it hard to judge the leng th of time it takes to do certain things, but by careful observations you will soon be ab le to adj ust that. Even when you a re experienced in making a schedule you will find it often has to be readjusted to meet unexpected circumstances. But one thing is certain you will never waste time wondering, '\tVhat shall I do next?' and when you take an hour of leisure you vvi ll not feel that you are stealing it from duty. "A systematic division of time has brought many P hi Beta Kappa keys hand in hand wit h excellence in college activities


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and it has made many happy and much loved girls, for such girls never complain to others how much they have to do. "If you are a freshman try it, and if you are a senior it will bear a trial from you for Goethe says: 'What you can do or dream you can do, begin it; Boldness hath genius, power, and magic in it'." -Alpha Xi Delta. ON GRADUATING EVERY ME MBER

There is rarely much value in the membership of the man who drops out of college the year after his initiation and thereafter never returns. Occasionally, it is true, there is an exception to this statement-and chapters desiring a one-year man are prone to believe that man to be an exception. To make a good, loyal, willing-to-sacrifice, year-in-andyear-aut member of the fraternity there is needed four full years of fraternity experience. In four years habits and traditions take root. There is inculcated a love for the institution that, if it be genuine, will continue to grow for a life time. This fraternity, as all others, is constantly confronted with the problem of men dropping out of college before their course is completed. Many are forced to drop out a year to earn the means of attendance during the following year and to these men frequently comes a business opening so attractive that they are unable to refuse it and return to the seemingly less profitable business of securing an education. In addition to this class there are a great many who frequently debate the advisability of remaining in college-estimating their present work in terms of dollars and cents that might be immediately realized. Our fraternity may not alone serve its own ends but the ends of higher education gener;:tlly by following the slogan, "Graduate Every Member." Let the matter be given thought and it will be agreed that the interests of the individual, the fraternity and the college will be best served by the observance of this rule. There surely is no need of rehashing the statistics that indicate the increased earning power of those who have completed their college course. There can be no debate with fraternity officers or others who have had occasion to give


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fraternity welfare a serious study. The colleges have spoken in no u nm istakable terms. Keeping a college degree constantly before the eyes of the member must be the work of the active chapters, aided by their alumni. Let it be preached to fr eshmen from the h our of their pledging. Let it be a fixed p rinciple-a tradition-of the chapter. To so determine the importance of graduating every member is to build toward a stronger alumni-and the strength of a fraternity is, to a very large degree, dependent upon the strength of the alumni.

--The Signw Phi Epsilon Journal.

AL UMN .lE CHAPTER TRADITIONS Do alumn<e chapters ever play? This one of Kappa Alpha Theta surely does. "What traditions does your alumnce chapter have? In its traditional events lies a chapter's individuali ty and a large part of its power to attract. There is a sort of arithmetical (or do I mean geometri cal ?) progression about the enjoyment of an event that is repeated year after year. The first year you enjoy it for itself; the next year you enjoy it and think how much fun it was the year before; and so you have a double dose. Now one of our traditions is the annual alumnce play, given for Alpha Upsilon, to show her that we are still ali ve if not in our right minds. The first play was given about fifteen years ago when we were merely locals, and the audience survived so well that it was decided to make it an annual event. T here are several features that all our plays must have. They must be written by us for the occasion; the plot, if any, must be built around a gift to be presented to the college chapter; and there must be nonsense, and nonsense, and nonsense. Until the last three years the plays were given in homes, but with the growth of our audience and enthusiasm we have taken to renting a hall. Last year we admitted mothers and sisters of Thetas-they had long been clamoring to see a Theta show-and we charged admission for the first time. This year we had a few more outsiders. vVe still have a gift for the chapter but the others must appease themselves.


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The arithmetical progression still works, and after each play discussions and comparisons can be heard : 'Remember Sage Tea, the court adviser, and the he-harem in the play at Mrs. Watson's?" someone will ask, and, "I liked the one with Mrs. Noah and Uncle and Aunty Diluvian." We pick our subjects from all time and all space. vVe discovered Egypt a year ahead of the rest of the world for it was the setting of last year's play. Time: The reign of Pork Cheops. -Kappa Alpha Theta. A GROUP OF RULES I. il1a!?e Dignified Rushing Rules. How foolish it sounds to proclaim that no rushee can be seen twice with the same sorority girl; that no rushee can be entertained more than a certain number of times by the same sorority, etc. Such rules are petty, the product of selfishness' and narrowness, and particularly inappropriate when one realizes that they are made by college and sorority women who are supposed to have the highest aims, the highest education and the highest type of character. Trust each other, be highminded enough to believe that your rival has such force of character that she cannot resort to anything that is dishonorable or unbecoming to the wearer of a Greek-letter Symbol. II. Be Sane in Your Rushing. Don't be carried away by first appearances, by superficialities, by possible popularity. The most vigorously rushed freshman does not always prove the strongest member; the girl overlooked in a wild ru shing season may possess the very characteristics which you need in your sorority circle. III. A'l/oid Rushing the "Readyma,de" Type of Gi1rl. A chapter needs all kinds of members-the musician, the student, the comrade, the athlete; but it wishes to have a hand in th eir growth, their development; it may have no particular influence with the girl who has already achieved .. IV. 0 be)! the S pi1rit as Well as the Letter. In the keeping of this law rests the reputation of each sorority. V. Don't Knoc!? Another So1'01'ity. Not only is such a proceeding ill-bre,d and a direct breach of sorority etiquette but it defeats its purpose. If another organization is strong enough to be criticized, it is strong enough to be feared; for no one ever


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knocks a weak sorority. And the sophisticated freshman of today knows it. VI. Don't boast. If your sorority is strong it speaks for itself; it needs no extravagance of speech from its members. VII . Don't MisreP1'esent. For you are sure to be discovered, 路and imaginary achievements are no asset to your organization. VIII. Be Simple. Realize that college women should not encourage ostentation in entertaining and in chapter life. True culture is simple-whether the simplicity be of manner, of state, of speech. IX. Be Generous in Thought and Word . If your rival has achieved what is worth while, commendable, speak of it even to the rushee. X. Be B1'0adminded. For your sorority is not the only splendid organization on the campus . If you say so, you know clown in your heart that it isn't so. Love it in the way you should love it; but realize that it is but one of others. XI. Be a Good Loser . Try to say-"She is a wonderful freshman . She would have been a help to our chapter; naturally, she will be a help to the organization she has chosen. I'm glad." If you can say this you have gone a long, long way. XII. B e TVell Informed. Know your own sorority-then learn of others. The true sorority wori1an does not restrict her knowledge to the facts concerning her own order but acquaints herself with the various activities and achievements which characterize her sister organizations. XIII. Do Nat B e Afraid of the Lost Bid. Any chapter of any sorority that has never lost a bid is in such an inactive and sluggish condition that its very existence may be threatened. Wholesale competition is necessary for all of us; there is no gain where there has been no risk; there is no success where there are no obstacles. XIV. Pledge Yourself to B e Honorable. And in living up to this pledge sorority life becomes a beautiful and helpful thing; a rushing season proves a wholesome competition not a source of unfriendly relations and unkind actions.

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THE MORNING WISH The sun is just rising on the morning on another clay, the first clay of the New Year. What can I wish that this clay, this year, will bring to me? Nothing that shall make the world or others poorer, nothing at the expense of other men; but just those few things which in their coming do not stop with me, but touch me rather, as they pass and gather strength: A few friends who understand me and yet remain my friends. A work to do which has real value, without which the world would feel the poorer. A return for such work small enough not to tax unduly anyone who pays. A mind unafraid to travel, even though the trail be not blazed. A n understanding heart. A sight of the eternal hills, and the unresting sea, and the something beautiful the hand of man has made. A sense of humor and the power to laugh. A little leisure with nothing to do. A few moments of quiet, silent meditation. The sense of the presence of God. And the patience to wait for the coming of these things , with the wisdom to knovv them when they come.

Vv. R. HuNT, in Good Hous elweping. Reprinted in The T1''ident.

Make your vacation plans reach Chicago in August. Help your chapter to have the largest delegation present. Help us to make this Convention the best Alpha Sigma Alpha has ever held.


NOTICE Change of Address

Name

Chapter ......................................................... Date ........................................................................

New Address .................................................................................................................................

Former Address .......................................................................................................................... .

Maiden N arne .............................................................................................................................

Remarks

Return to Editor-Gertrude D. Halbritter, 1 Lindsey Street, Dorchester, Mass.

Asa phoenix vol 11 no 3 mar 1926  
Asa phoenix vol 11 no 3 mar 1926  
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