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for a Christmas that brings the best of everything to you
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Ideas Drawn From
Many Lands. Times
As the world grown smaller, I
Christmas observances in differ
ent countries grow more similar.
Santa Claus in red suit and white
beard drives his reindeer-drawn
sleigh to North, Central and
South America and to many oth
er countries as well.
Sharing of Christmas customs,
however, only serves to point up
the fact that this is a holiday for
everyone, and a holiday which
draws ideas from all lands and
times, uniting them in both relig
ious and secular observances of
Celebrating the posada is a
Mexican custom focused on the !
"Posada" means "lodging" or
"inn," and for the nine "posada"
days from December 16 to 25,
churches, hotels, social groups
ar.d families throughout Mexico
act out the story of the Nativity.
A procession of pilgrims comes
to tb? place where the celebration
is scheduled. They carry clay fig
ures of Mary and Joseph, and
they seek shelter from the "inn
At first the innkeepers refuse, i
then they admit the pilgims to |
feast and ejoice. Figures repre- I
senting Mary and Joseph are i
^/O worship in the ^
church of your choice \?'
... to hear the m
Christmas story ... to
sing Christmas earois... m
to greet your ^
. friends and neighbors j?
^ ... to share the joys of 4a
* the season with J[
^ your loved ones ... .
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? may you and yours
enjoy it to the fullest! /
McAllister - Hobbs
placed in a replica of the manger !
On ChrisUv.ss Ev?, the figure rep- 1
resenting Jesut, u> added.
Gifting season In Holland tradi- ;
tionally begins on December 5
and is cailed " Strooivand" 01 j
"strewing flight." Children place
their shoes by the fireplace, filled !
with carrots and hay for St Nich- j
olas' horse ? in the expectation j
that on the morrow the shoes -will j
contain candy, fruits and toys.
Christinas feast favorites in
Scotland include shortbread, a
rich cake or cookie, and haggis,
a kind of pudding. New Year's
Eve, or Hogmanay, is the princi- ?
pal day for gifts and greetings, j
when children go singing from
house to house, in hopes of a
treat. New Year n visits paid
and it's customary for the vis
itor to bring along a pocketful of
Christmas is the occasion for a ?
family celebration among the |
Portujtu ese. Families gather on :
Christmas Eve for dinner at the i
home of the oldest living relative.
After the children have gone to j
bed, a crib or creche is placed be- ,
fore the fireplace, and around it j
are grouped the children's shoes,
which serve the same function as |
Papa Noel makes the Christmas ;
Eve rounds in Brazil, in a rein
deer-drawn sleigh. He trims the
trees with popcorn and bits of
cotton ? to make up for the snow
Ituit never falls. Since Christmas,
weather in Brazil is summery,
piuuiua and t>oa ting oxcunions
are part of the celebration.
Many modern Christmas cus
lonu come from Germany, inclu
ding the lighted evtigietm tree.
Appropriately, gift -choosing sea
son in West Germany today starts
'after Christmas bonuses are dis
tributed on December 1.
Eastman Dillon, Union Securities 8e Co,
Membeis New York Stock Exchange
MaoKenzie Building 135 W. New Hampshire Ave.
Southern Pines, N. C.
Telephone: Southern Pines OX 5-7311
Complete Investment and Brokerage Facilities
Direct Wire to our Main Office in New York
A. E. RHINEHAP.T
Consultations by appointment on Saturdays
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MILDRED'S BEAUTY SHOP
Hy. 1 Sculh (Opp. Ford Place) Southern Pines
New Fall Hairstyles For You
Hours 10 A.M. . 10 P.M. Closed Monday
Transit- Mix Concrela
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STAH CONCRETE CO.. INC.
U.S. i South Southern Pino*
400 TARBELl. ABERDEEN, N. C. WI 4-1581
COLONIAL FURNITURE CO.
230 S. W. Broad Si. OX J-689S
Southern Pines, N. C.
Open Year Round
ABERDEEN ELECTRIC SHOP
Phone W1 4-1370 Aberdeen, N. C.
SdetiKvood *7t<u/el Service
Phone 234-8122 Pinehuist, N. C
AIR & STEAMER TICKETS
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McLEAN'S STYLE SHOP
If It'? Fashion N?w? ? It's Hera!
Aberdeen. H. C.
Windsor 4-1181?103 South St.
H A. M. - 11 P. M. Dally
US 1 between So. Pinai St AbvrdMi
> Construction And Forestry
? Phono OX 5-7391
Southern Plnee, N. C.
H COLLINS DEPT. STORE
Official Boy & Cub Scout
Ph. WJ 4-1213 Abftrdufcn. N. C.
CLARK & BHADSHAW ^
N. W. Broad St. Ph. OX 2-7171
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N. W. Broad St. Phon? 695 1881
Sou. PlnM Racapplng Co.
Ph. OX S-827S S. W. Broad 81. E)dL
SoMlharn flat. S. C.
SOCIAL STATIONERY : GIFT PRINTING
All Types of Business Forms
Prompt Service ? Reasonable Price*
Phone 2-7271 Southern Tines, N. C.
THE PILOT, Inc.
REAL ESTATE & INSURANCE
MARK LIDDELL. Realtor 695-5122
Major USAF Resenrs $95-0*22
U.S. Highway 1, South, Southern P?n??
Fri.-Sal. Evenings 7:30 . 10:30 p.m.
Sat.-Sun. Afternoon 2:30 . 5:90 pan.
Sun.-Thurs. Evenings 7:30 . 10:00 pan.
JONES ROLLER SKATING
Hwy. 15-501 South Southern Pines
U . S. 1 Souih Soulhora Pines Ph. 695-0741
Complete Tire Service
Recapping 6 Hours
ALMOND'S TIRE SERVICE
HAWKINS ELECTRIC SERVICE
Large or Small
U. S. 1-A South Phone 835-8335
BOZICK & COMPANY
210 S. W. Broad St.
Phono OX 2-S154
HEAT PUMPS ? AIB CONDITIONERS ? APPLIANCES
Sales GLENN NEWBERRY CO. Servic?
212 S.W. Broad St. Phono 695-1481 Southern Piiuw
Sandhills Bonded Waiehoute. Inc.
AERO ? MAYFLOWER
Crating . Packing . Store?*
OX 5-5691 U. S. 1 Worth
Southern Pinei, N. C.
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YOUK' j a Insurance and Service
118 N. W. Broad St. Southm Pines
MILL OUTLET STORE
Dress Materials and Accessorial
Draperies and Uphollslerr
650 S. W. Broad Si
LONG MEADOW FABMS
Country Fresh Dairy Products
Call 635-5602 For Home Delivery
POWELL FUNERAT. HOME
Phono OX 2-6161
Southern Pines. N. C.
Southern Pines Warehouse*
Quality Building Supplies
Our 33rH Y??r Phone OX ?-71SJ
FIELDS PLUMBING & HEATING
(Plumbing - Hauling ? Air Conditioning
Ph. CY 4-5952 Pinahurit N. C.
HALLUM FURNITURE CO.
Ab?rd??n - Rockingham
3ha*r Paint &. W&llpap*r Co.
N. E. Bread St Ph. OX 2-7901