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The Bamberg herald. [volume] (Bamberg, S.C.) 1891-1972, December 16, 1915, Christmas Edition, Section One Pages 1 to 8, Image 9

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CJMESE SHOE WORI
make mother or elder sister t
will surely succeed if she can s
Nice Present Any Girl Can M
er with a bit of muslin is sew
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then to the smaller sole, silk uj
f When this is sewed together yoi
asole half an inch in thickness
ing up at the toe as the China
i shoe does. Fill this with cottos
fc' The one thing to remember
" take time in making this prett;
f It costs next to nothing, but it w
I ke a success if carelessly done,
f jfe The writer, saw an exquisite
of this work case that is to be
to a bride. It is carried out in
4r v satin embroidered in silk and
thread in a wistaria design, tt
ing being of wistaria-colored s
match.
This should be a hint to girl
# have friends marrying during th
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day seasuu. n cmui uiuci j xo u
the donor's skill, a tiny spr;
orange blossom tied with silve:
might decorate the top, or the
of the bride could be placed tfc
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(BOX! WHAT NEW ENGLAND MISSE
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rk for Not Until Late In the '60s Was 0
t 1 servitnce of Christmas Festival
General.
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ke to General as are today both the i
i gift, ligious and secular observance of tl
mited, Christmas festival, it is barely half
e Chi- century since Christmas was taboo<
ghe in large sections of the United Stati
ew at *s well as in other countries whei
areful the old Puritan element predominate
The says an exchange. .Even as lite i
\ will the '60s all. through New Englai
' mak- Christmas as a holiday was oust<
e for- by New Year's, except in Catholic <
Episcopal families.
card- The old hatreds growing out of tl
, then wars of the Reformation, both on tl
Br one- continent and in Great Britain, f<
piece, centuries practically abrogated th
d one annual festival whereter the Purit*
small element or its posterity was the doi
inating factor in the community. Tl
following from Edward Egglestou
"Transit of Civilization," will gr
something of an idea of the eclipi
which darkened the joyous holids
history of the United States: /.
. "In 1670 the Massachusetts legisl
i ture ordained that the mere abstai
k ing from labor on December 25 shou
jk be a penal offense. The observant
of Christmas was held objectionab
w not only because it 'afforded opportu
! ity for the playing of games and pr
J fanity/ but because Christmas obser
B ance was iniquitous on its own a
count, for all honoring of days, tim<
I or seasons other than the Sabbal
" seemed to the fine spun Puritan mil
I a masked idolatry. The strict Purits
F Sabbath, first rigidly enforced in En
land and Scotland, was early tran
planted in New England, where i
observance was, under similar pen?
ties, made as strictly compulsory i
was the nonobservance of Christmas
One of the old as well as the mo
em features of the Christmas servi<
was its magnificent music. But du
ing the Puritan eclipse not on!
Christmas music, but practically a
church music worthy the name, di
appeal cu.
As the religious prejudices ar
hatreds, born in persecutions, softene
with time, the Christmas festival gre
in favor even throughout the hosti
communities of both Great Britain ar
America.
A CHRISTMAS VISION
lake
' On Christmas eve 'mid all the Joyous gl<
ea all That in my plenteousness surrounded m
S and I happened by some chance to turn mil
)ward. eye
Out throusrh a window-wreath that hur
nave ? near-by.
i turn- And as I glanced through It into tl
tman's night
t I seemed to see, lit by some holy light,
A childish face with wistful, smiling 11]
is to That thrilled me to my very finger-tips.
y box.
ill not Two eager hands stretched forth calle
as in stress.
To me to carry help to Helplessness,
model And in the sad eyes of that child I saw
given *n its loveliness the Christmas Law
white a comman(i' n0 everlasting Must
Fpon Reluctance for its teaching thrus
Silver put just a pleading hint to him who rui
Le lin- That all who suffer are God's Little One
ilk to
And then the picture in the wreath w)
gone,
S who And in its place the Eastern Star-bean
e holi- I shone?
, I The same that nineteen eentur:es ago
eyona j on Wise Men with their heaven
ay 01 glow:
r cord And e'en as they I wandered through tl
initial drifts
And into lowly places carried gifts
tere. -p0 cfteor an(^ gjve release, and pay n
i due
Un'o my I.ord through them that suff
rue.
?John Ke~^r;ch R'tts. ,in SSerlbner's.
' T .h : ' . i' .
l/*+\S Chrwlmaj b comin^.lfojio'ffo
| With holly and fir brej
k 0^anc'lcc an<^ 5novJ'
With Santa Claus to.
Christmas tree.
I WHAT CANDLES SYMBOLIi
I
a*
$ Higher Meaning of Little Burni
f| Tapers That Ornament the
| Christmas Tree.
j it is uttie wonaer we cung 10 i
old custom of lighting the little pi
and blue and green and yellow a
dies. For we apprehend, I am su
not altogether dimly, as we go abc
touching them into flame, the shini
potency of those things they do t
symbolize?of goodness, of love,
spirituality, and the far-reacting pc
er of these to lighten the world,
cannot be but the Tinsel Star ^
right. The gifts and ornaments
Christmas, fair and fitting though th
Iare, might all be done away with a
we should still have a very go
Christmas indeed, if but the Christm
candles shed their light.
Yet I do not forget that the Pa
dise Bird Scorned the little bits
blackened candles that lay in t
Christmas box. We are very hum
i^ter all, and the candles of our kii
ness seem but little things sometim
and soon burned out. Fail they mi
but there shall be, and with all t
more reason, others to take thi
places. 1
Over again and once a year the 1
man spirit makes for itself a festiv
and under the light of the abidi
heavens which do not fail?God's glo
[ ing heavens of stars that are fore*
lighted, forever sure?it lifts up t
jy tapers of its own lighting, tape
which, though they burn out human
yet with a touching devotion of fat
shall be replaced, relighted, rekindl
g. each year, as the blessed season com
ie around.
a Types they are, these Christm
candles, of our lives, so apt to fail a
gg of our purposes, so easily wasted, t
r types also of our glowing longings, c
^ luminous, unconquerable hopes; e
1Q' can it be said that we have failed
lcj long as we relight them, year aft
year, a pledge of our own faith in b
w ter things, and to do honor to tt
Little Lord, whom, with touching <
' votion to the old shining symbol of
1 light that shkieth in darkness/' sh<
16 ding blessing across our way, we si
lovingly and how appropriately- c
18 "The Light of the World."?Woma
lD Home Companion,
n?
THE CHRISTMAS GOODNE!
re , ?
se By Rev, George Hodges, Dean of t
ly ' Episcopal Theological School,
Cambridge, Mass.
And on earth peace, good will tow;
n" men.
Id For a few weeks at least of ev<
-e year we take tfye Christmas lesson
le fraternity into our lives. Men a
n- women and little children have be
o- going about thinking what they coi
v- do for others. The streets and she
c- have been full 5f people whose ar
2S have been full of bundles. There hs
th been sweet domestic conspiracies
id every household. The idea has p
in sessed the community that the rij
g- thing to do is to make other peo
s- happy. For a little while, as the y<
ts draws near its close, and we lc
il- across into a new time, it seems as
is the old manner of living were bei
I nut away, with all its narrowness a
d- pettiness and jealousy, with its s<
2e seeking and its vicious self-conte
r- and as if the dawn of the blesi
ly millenium were already shining ui
kll the summits of the mountains,
s- For a few weeks the Christn
,spirit animates the churches. 1
L(j kingdom of heaven comes. What
;(1 want is to have this fraternal ti
w continued. What we. need is Chr
ie mas every day. If that blessed ki
dom is ever to be established here;
the will of God is ever to be done
the employer and the workman,
the landlord and the tenant; if 1
present discontent is ever to met s
ministered to, it must be by the <
fte tivation in us of the Christmas go
a
TXTi% iviii 7 Art t*r? f a loaoAna
^ 11COO. *VC liiuoi icaiu wv i&aauuo
simplicity and fraternity. We m
is follow more closely the blessed fc
steps of his life who on this day
ie our salvation was born at Bethleh?
and cradled in a manger,
ps
d- ; The holly?or holy?tree is
* called , Christ's thorn in Ger%
many, and the early Christians
? I referred to it as "the righteous
;t # branch."
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Day for Little Ones.
Do you think enough of the cl
ns dren? After all, Christmas is a day
the baby and the little ones.
iv
Be Thankful for This.
ie One of the other nice things ab<
Christmas is that it marks the ti
iy when the days begin to grow longer
er Believe in Santa.
No sound, healthy, wholesome ch
is a disbeliever in Santa Claus.
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^4 JUST CALL TO SEE US IF YOU
he @j) A FRIEND, SWEETHEART,
nlr V/^S
m- 'M) DAUGHTER, SON, SISTER, BR
? #?}j CLE, COUSIN, NIECE, NEPHE
,nuf ^4 TER, GRANDSON, GRANDI
,wf ^j) FATHER, SERVANT, OR EVEN
,a!s ||) LAW.
IS . WE HAVI
ra~
H g Something, New, Pretty, Val
tes Y/s^i
5r tfgSj SO MERRY XMAS, HAPPY IS
m. ^ . THEY COME, AND WH]
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MSTMAS1
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r WISH A GIFT FOR p?! fj
WIFE, HUSBAND, sjjl
OTHER, AUNT, UN- , (j|| 'A
W, GRANDDAUGH- jgsj ' fj
MOTHER, GRAND- |
YOUR MOTHER-IN- . ||
E IT ?
luable, Sure to Please ^ M
JEW YEAR, WHEN B
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ELDERi
LROLINA g
srs of Bamberg il j
race for Clerk p :/|a
1 reports to the 11
g, and I will ap- 1 |
>port given me, j| ^ 8
i conscientious jf f|
of the office. :? 5
AND, JR.
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?rg County. ^ ^ ^ \ ^

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