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ALPHA ALPHA CHAPTER Initiation. A new custom has been established m Alpha Alpha this year. On Friday night before initiation the actives serenaded the pledges beneath their windows with Alpha Sigma Alpha songs. We ended with our lovely pledging song. The initiates enjoyed the singing immensely, and have decided to make it a regular custom. Initiation was held in McGuffey Hall on Saturday, February thirteenth. The service was beautiful, and each of us older girls felt newly inspired. Eight girls were initiated. They are: Wilma Hutchison, Bucyrus, Oh io Kathryn Long, Ottowa, Ohio Hazel Pundt, Lewisburg, Ohio Erma Schmidt, Cincinnati, Ohio Virginia Stuart, Portsmouth, Ohio Genevieve White, Camden, Ohio Lucille Wolfe, Leesburg, Ohio E lizabeth Wykoff, Portsmouth, Ohio

The actives entertained the initiates with a banquet at the Spinning Wheel on Saturday evening. We used Valentine decorations throughout the large room. Red hearts of various sizes were suspended in the air and scattered here and there on the table. The programs were red hearts containing the program, menu, and an added feature, namely, snapshots of the actives and initiates, making this program a valuable keepsake for everybody. The toastmistress, Helen Bennett; told us of the great castle where the good king ASA reigned. The outer wall of the castle was represented by the pledges. Kathryn Long gave a toast on the key of faith which unlocks the outer wall. Martha Wadsworth represented the actives who are the flowers in the court garden. Mrs. Viola Healey told about the castle windows, each of which was an alumnae . Mrs. Frances Gibson Richard, one of our patronesses, represented one of the towers of wisdom in the palace of King ASA. Dean E li zabeth Hamilton also gave us a very

Profile for Alpha Sigma Alpha Sorority

Asa phoenix vol 11 no 4 may 1926  

Asa phoenix vol 11 no 4 may 1926