Florence Morning News Newspaper Archives Dec 25 1970, Page 42

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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - December 25, 1970, Florence, South CarolinaM Friday dece Mur 25, 1970 Gram merry Christmas from your classified advertisers when families gather it s Christmas women Rule Christmas 1885 through the years the like families of yesteryear ways of celebrating Christ they celebrate with gifts and Mas have taken on Many greens with the warmth of different forms. A glowing Hearth and the today s Christmas tree 5s gleam of a lighted tree with Apt to be plastic or alumni stockings Hung by the Chim Mim rather than nature s Ney with care and even with own fir Spruce or Pine. The candles though these Beckon flew of tiny beeswax candles brightly from Candy holders on a tree is Only a memory rather than from the tree replaced now by strings of All these ways of celebrate twinkling electric lights. 5ng Are part of the legend Jolly Santa once trans and lore of Christmas ported Only by Reindeer drawn Sleigh May now a exchanging gifts rive by helicopter or Jet plane. Exchanging gifts at Christ but in spite of changes the Mas is one of the most time essence of the season the honoured of customs and toys Basic spirit of Christmas dolls and for the Chil stays the same. Drea have always ranked Chest Bastide is above All High on the gift list a time for togetherness and in the not so Long ago modern however just one important _ j present o. Doll for a Little fashioned Christmas Calls irl perhaps and a toy a. For gatherings of family and Cordion for h r brother was friends with much Mern All that youngsters might sex Merit fun and feasting. Pet at Christmas. Right now m this comm though Santa is More the gifts like those of fun and feasting. At least costs and fashions of their dolls yesterday and today dress in the favorite styles of the moment. Toys too show the influence of current events. Toy racing cars for in stance came in with the automobile while today More Complex types of wheel toys take advantage of modern technological developments. Using greens use of greens and garlands to decorate for a festive sea son goes Back a thousand years before the birth of Christ. The custom began with the ancient egyptians. Many of the traditions of Pagan festivals were later merged with the Celebration of Christmas and evergreens because they stay Green throughout the year came to be regarded As the Christmas Symbol of eternal life. Decorating the tree Many ancient legends As one is that on the first holy night All the Trees of the Forest blossomed and bore fruit. The idea of adorning the Christmas tree with Orna ments May have started with an attempt to create the effect of Snow on the branches. Strings of Popcorn and Tufts of Cotton were used lighting the tree Martin Luther started the custom of lighting the tree legend says. To symbolize stars glowing Forth on a Snow filled win Ter s night he placed lighted candles on his family s traditional Christmas tree. Hurning the log today s fireplaces though smaller in scale than those of yesteryear symbolize at Christmas the age old Cus torn of burning the log. W the Yule log was adapted to Christmas celebrations from the scandinavian prac Tice of building huge bonfires a picture of a Beautiful used to convey ideals of feel woman on a current Christ ing and Beauty Mas card would seem snap artists of the Royal acad prop Riate Fern Emy in London began the nine Beauty enjoyed great new fashion for using con popularity in Christmas temporary women in their cards during the late 1880 s. Christmas card illustrations until 1880, children and in 1881. One of the earliest of elderly women were most was designed by w. F. Often pictured or if adult Yeames and showed a richly Young women did appear gowned Young woman asleep they were shown As tenders a chair with winged cd of the with their pidgin a Golden Cage husbands children or pets. 1885 fashion figures of later classic greek and women were a Type roman feminine figure. Were Cal subject of Christmas cards. Way. They reflect the inter Socrate Trees with Christmas. At the Winter solstice. 8 n _ b fire 1 Santa is Busy spreading Christmas chief and once again it s our time to thank friends and customers for their Loyal patronage. B g Firestone dealer store 173 East Evans St. Dial 662-5238 let Santo go modern if a. But the. Sentiment is old fashioned still. Warm greetings and thanks for your loyalty. Florence loan office 167 North Dargan May it abound with Good cheer and happiness Columbia unclaimed freight 1112 West Evans deck the Halls with boughs of Holly it s time to wish you a merry Christmas Florence Concrete products co. Darlington Highway the spirit of Christmas Light your lives and Bung i merry chri9tmas to All what is Santa carrying in his bag All our Best wishes for a Happy Holiday season plus our sincere thanks for your Confidence in us May the spirit of Christmas present bring you everlasting Joy and Good cheer. We take Pride in your Friendship and sincerely appreciate your loyalty to us. Harry Turner s garage 24 hour service open All holidays j 619 South Irby St. Dial 669-9479 Jeffords paint Center 302 e. Cheves St. 669-6883 baking Llie i 8 i i we re wishing the Best for All of our friends this Christmas. Hope lots of fun and happiness come Wheeling your Way. We appreciate your Trust. C. W. Watson motor co. Watson garage Curtis Cox manager Cox used parts dial 669-8293 1502 e. Palmetto St. 669-4331 Hwy. Florence s. C. Himself in Cornwall at Christmas time lest he should be baked in a this old English saying takes its humorous inspiration from the wide variety of ingredients actually used in the mince pies and other Christmas pies of Early England according to the editors of the new Book of knowledge. One 14th-Century recipe for a Christmas pie included a pheasant a Hare a Capon two partridges two pigeons two rabbits beef meat balls eggs pickled mushrooms seasonings and spices All in a pastry crust. 8 May the essence of Christmas once again fill your heart and Home with peace and lasting serenity. To All our faithful and steadfast patrons we wish the very Best at the Holiday season. L thank you for the privilege of serving you gangplank seafood restaurant Pete costos owner to All our friends have Trio very worries chm Mas. Many thanks. Rogerson s gardens Nursery off second to pro. Christmas ire Stincs with genuine appreciation to our customers for their generous consideration we take this Opportunity to extend the season s greetings and Good wishes to you and yours for Holiday Joy and happiness. Jordan Chevrolet inc. Where customers Send their friends Highway 301 sooth Florence s. C. Dial 662-7301 is u. . 76, timmonsville.s.c.-346-7201-346-7202. J n n p i n i x i x x

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