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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Borger News-Herald — 24 December 1946

WEATHER CAST TEXAS: Parity cloudy this after- noon. tonight and Wednesday; little change in temperature. Gentle to moderate vari- able Winds on coast. Stores Close Tomorrow I * Vol. 22—No. 55 NEA S#rvic« THE CARBON BLACK CENTER OF THE WORLD Borgcr, Texos, Tuesday, December 24, 1946 Associated Press (Twenty-Eight Pages Today) Pries 5c Investigation of Dairen Ultimatum Asked Pope Declares Europe Stands I Girl's Tears, Pius t r r% i at fir Spirit of Yulelide In Grave Danger of New War | Avert shop Holdup Filibuster Threatens New Senate WASHINGTON, Dec. 24— Wl — The tl reat of a filibuster con- fronted the new senate today: A proposal is afoot to revive legis- lation that would create a per- manent fair, employment practice tommi*s>ioe. The Rev. Allan Knight Chal- mers and A. Philip Randolph, co chairmen of the national conn- til for a permanent FEPC, an- nounced they liad prepared the draft of a new bill "revised in the light of wartime and postwar ex- perience. They did not say, ho...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Borger News-Herald — 24 December 1946

lb r* i 1-A - Bom** (Texa- New, Hcr.iU! Tuesday Dcccmhci 24 194G Xing Cotton Sits Ob Uneasy Throne During Pas! Year I m i, lowered Vt> l," 0,000 bales, ii.iH I will - i. •!>. ill,. (K-tober 1 . *od yield per . t re. )t)5 pounds, is 31 tKHuads lw «v itiTimr and the poorest ;inri the drouth year of 1030. The ! 10-vinr 11935-1944 > average pro- duction was 3,137.000 bales. The wheat yield was 53,613,000 Miushef:. comparing with 41,778,- [000 h : )wli las* year and 34,863,- ids as the 10-year-aver- By WILLIAM C. BAHN AH D Associated StnM The crown sat uneasily <• t■ King ; ,r:i i Mon's heart in 194(1, He •• ; nd dKU'.h rnnditionr, hurt l or him,: the weathc-v was :i the < ■in crop hut the low produc- 1< fu-uily "poni-nt. The v.. at her terrible, too for the. hi o.ui s of West Texas. But wheat f >t a breiik, citrus broke all pro- duction records a y, 11 m did all ii#lit- consider in acraage planted. "• **s. There was Just too much rain tor cotton, and alter the rains...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Borger News-Herald — 24 December 1946

i ISO''! wsJ I now. i ^Wam an ^ Ptg« 3-A—Borgar, (Texas) Newt-Herald—Tuesday. Dtctmbfr 24, 1946 Jane Phillips Sororily Has Varied Program of Holiday Activities The holiday activities ol' the Jane Phillips sorority ^ot underway on December 14 with a cocktail party and dance «iven by the Oklahoma chapter in the Biltmore hotel, Okla- homa City, which was attended by three members of the local chaptcr. Miss Beckie Troxel, Miss Lavonne Bell and Mrs. Gladys Gallagher. Sponsors of the Panhandle ihapter are Mrs. R. D. Evans, Mrs. A. W. Paris, and Mr#, w. W. Contiuwing the I'o^tiitics *h> Club Entertains local chapter held open house for members and friends of the son- ority on December 17 in the FPHA community hall ihBunavista. Mms C'allie Hose Hartley headed the committee in charge of arrange- ments. Assistants were Miss Lyi Street and Miss Vera White, Dancing, pingpong, bridge and other games furnished enter.tai >- pwUfoy aflernoon irent for the evening. staa Cte nrrlyd after the On...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Borger News-Herald — 24 December 1946

V. f TEXAS fODAY ■r Moentm-EDQE AmtiiM hw« Staff 'Tis the night before Christmas, and —hare you taken the proper precautions aRainst fire" A Dallas hotel disti ibutcd tl li- bit of advice to tenants: Please do not smoke while un- wrapping packages. Please do not smoke near Chnstnia > tree- or Christmas dccoiatioiis. Please do not permit paper wrappings to accumulate. Be sure all trees and other decoration, havo been treat- ed to reduce flammahiUty, Trees should be set up securely , and placed so that even is one "verturna and burns, it cannot during the summer, trees a* win-1 ' ter. He is 52, and before he got wise ho was a barber for JO years He started his melon dtal with six seats and six melons, now has a place that seats 300 and a refrigeration unit that chills 1,000 melon at :i time He tnves the j seeds, :,t:lls them back to the grow- I I ers. Then he turned to trees. He started in a small way, but now sells about 3.000 a year, many he paints, and has developed his own odor...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Borger News-Herald — 24 December 1946

IN Greatest ii| 27 Years Kyle Rote Has College Scouts Camped at Door Pmg* J-A—Borfar. (Ttxii) DKtmbti 34. IMS i silt p ill chad enad 1 by Y (• wa t SPORTS ROUNDUP By HUGH FULLERTON. JR. NEW YORK, Doc. 24— (/P) — Looks as if the Southeastern con- f ere nee was set to make peace with the "Simon pure" colleges nt the National Collegiate A. A. meet- itigs next month . . . Instead of staging a stormy two-day session at the recent conference meeting, the sec folks wound up their bus- iness in a' few hours with the .only storm an ol'1-reeord affair 1hat only bi'yke into an early edi- tion ol one paper . . . The South- eastern recently cave Commission- er Mike runner full power 1" fine or suspend colleges that get out of lir>e and indications are it will re- View its scholarship petup after the NCAA session. One Minute Sports Page The U. of Texas plans to shoot lor the world sprint relay record next spring with a team composed ot Charley Park.gr, Perfy Samuels, Allitn Lawler and either R...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Borger News-Herald — 24 December 1946

THE BURGER NEWS-HERALD Published at JOS North Mnin Street. Pnrgcr. T#x t averr • •►nlny MWpl Saturday, and on Sunday morning by Penhtndle Publishing C«OfUT. Inc.. Publithers. I. C. Phillip* Editor and Manager JM Year >11.00 fbi Myth* i.7i fkrta Months 3.00 •loath 1.10 WMUt .2S Entered ai second -elati rr- <tt*r Novvmbar 23. 1926, at the Post Office at Bcrq^r. ''' * « under the Act of March 8. 1897. The AsiociateJ 11 it txclusl vp)y antltled to tho uie of rupi.bli cation of all r.f" v..iche( credited to it or not otherwiie. Page 6-A r, : .>xns Nr>< • Herald Tuesday. December 24. 1946 DUBIOUS 'DENAZIFICATION* A German denazification court in Hamburg the other day pronounced Max Schmeling, former world heavyweight cham-1 pion, "free of Itfazi taint." Many Americans, some of them in high places, have been! relying on these German-manned special courts to punish] such minor Nazis as might escape Allied trial. The generou: fate of der Max may indicate that that faith was ra...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Borger News-Herald — 24 December 1946

* I—SPECIAL NOTICES #Mo¥6#TJ*Tfc C6 K . Mck U4 vkH*. nrf Blw rtel « Th ot el) ln« t iw ic« kn> I - OMm rti-dh *1 all MkH typewriters and MMI ■trtlaii fkom S lot prompt ••4 fuming Mrvloa. The OKlct UHING machine repair- A'.l makes anil models We buv and sell used washer* Mathieu Appliance Co. 708 JLMaln Phone 'J71 3-26U VIilRAN Floor Banding Co. rioort leM. aandad and finished. All work IWailMi Phona 1(14. li no answer, call tU-W. W. T. Hogua and Raymon. Oalllni, owners. l-24tc GAYLEXE "BEAUTY SHOP. 620 Nortl Main, Burger. December get acquaint *d special. Permanents cut as low as $4 50 Plain Shampoo and sot—75 Spaclal Shampoo (Milky, Fluff. Oil U 00 Manicures 75c All work ffivei by experienced operators. Call 1797 to day for an appointment. Monroe nn> I-aVerne Hardin - owners-operators 6;24tl WANTED: Ironing. Excellent work Also will keep children In mv home b\ hour or day. cheap. G05 VV. 4th St. 19-6tp i'OR SALE: 194C model 24-ft. trailer house. A Bargain! .'123 McGee St. lO^...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Borger News-Herald — 24 December 1946

Page 8-A THE BORGER I TEXAS > NEWS-HERALD Tuesday, December 24, 1" f'j'WW 1 £ i *y v.. Hli <tS-I $f|H iff -A' ^swr>/^' ■•* V- mt I : v I • *' 'iS',. - '•%'& t; ,.... *>%',.■■• *V V--; ,.'. ; ;f., • . • v . ff'H •. & ' -' . h I ."aiwsw.l Mir'« ' 5:*.r * ft. £>#•■ } •., -11 >.-■ 'jL'. I?' *c If-. ■ J;.., -«r , |(1 : • 'Kitv' •',< V > i. . mS ' ¥'• , ,:*V ' f''*' K ' 'S « "■. V : - *> >'V wMw'*' •: v V ' • v I" ;.• «rV> V •' •'• t n?' v-* ".v' 'i;. ;-• ; * • >." :#K • * r Jdf*'- ^ ^' 1 , i vj4 ^ , ■"r_ '4> ■ * '.>■ ■ •>*■&<?' «#•£<; ' •: ^ *• ;%K' ■■; ; V ;."•>< vV*1"- I ■• '• . ' 1 1:7 :*• .> .H p§|. K f I f ' I YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATED GROCERS Want To Express Their Appreciation For Your Patronage In 1946 • and" ft All We Wish '' ; f 7, .A™ St. . * * \*v j r A Very AND HAPPY NEW YEAR LATIMER GROCERY 708 Mople Rood Phone 413 I I CUT-RATE Phillips Phone ' • rjtn 4« «' IBM I VH ; -:L' *±i :\'r.v/ ''.'f ' x -A * *...

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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — Borger News-Herald — 24 December 1946

<* Ptd I'D—(T«mk) N«wft-H«rk!d—Taetdar. tbe. 14, 919 Mine* Pitt of Deep ChHtfmot Tradition No Christmas dinner would be complete without mincc pies. While they have long been a part our Christmas tradition, they 1 T-iginally had a deep symbolic significance. Patterned after the manger in which Christ was born, they wen oblong in shape. The crust, baked a golden brown cold brought by Urn. represented the the Three Wi-e Insurance of Marriage Ciippen tells us that the maiden who receives no kisses under the mistletoe will not marry tor years, Original Vitamin Factor In Worcestershire, mistletoe was thought to render cattle prolific and avert bad luck from the dairy herd At Anisman's, the entire per- sonnel joins in wishing Christ- mas joy to our friends and to those whom we have served. — We also extend to each of you our wish for a . . . wm vCi ■ 9. 514 North Main Borger, Texas; Farm Surpluses Seen Possible For Next Year CHICAGO—(/P)— As probably never before in history, wheat and ...

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Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — Borger News-Herald — 24 December 1946

Page 2 D - Bonn r. "> N >• 'Wi.dd- Tuesday. Dec. 24, 1946 imnlc of the cooler thim indit ,0 r~La^ 2% t easons Qreetings \ > y k ■. • \ - J As the Christmas season unfolds its splendor, we send to all our patrons and friends many i lv W* '-i I' • '• **' s % •' good wishes that this Christmas be the merrieet of all time! Wes-Tex Vacuum & Sewing Machine Supply *12&TeaST 5th PHONE 1620 New Ysar'sDay Is One oi Oldest Of Celebrations j New Vein's with its open hous- i r , parties, exchanging Of New Year'# cards, horn tooting. Auld Lung Syne and New Year's resolu- | tions, is one of the oldest eele- bratioJM. As u holiday it has been observed since ancient times, and has been marked throughout his- lory by the giving of gifts and the exchange oi greetings. The early Persians said "Happy New Year!" with colored eggs. Thev regarded New Year's in much the samy way we, today, regard Easter—is a time of renew of things. And on New Year's ■PMMPNIPi Dny. pagan Britain* reeeive<...

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Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — Borger News-Herald — 24 December 1946

jh : i ed .! P jO unds ■ v&s V. ' efl m } Rising Wage Scale No Worry lo Ernie; His Remains Same By NEA Service % FT ATKINSON, W. , Doc. 24 <NEA>.—1'Ernie Hansen of Ft. At- kinson isn't worried about rising . wage scales. He'# niude u career picking chickens and he still Kelt a nickel a chicken, the same price he charged for doing the same job when he started 42 years ago. Out back in 1904, il took Ernie 30 minutes to puil a full crop of pin feathers. To beat the climbing cost of living, Ernie had to speed up. Today, for that nickel, he de- - nudes a bird in 3.5 seconds, and •* confidently fissures he could cut that to an even three seconds if 0 1ft ft the occasion demands Coasting along, Ernie ,-tiipy six to eight br is n minute. Ai live cents a bird, that's $18 lo $24 an hour, not exactly what you'd call pin-teather money. JJrnie is the world's champion chicken picker. Ho won his first title at Cleveland* O.. 26 years ago. Nowadays, he spffnds a lot of his time giving exh...

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Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — Borger News-Herald — 24 December 1946

I>qr Santa Claus: Ti little girl, scvcjj year* want a pair of a belt and gloves, and a a pair of and fth dont forget Mother and and all th* other little boys and gtrls. Thank you. Very trury Dorothea Ann Edwards Please bring me a checker net, guns and v. agon. Please bring my littlt sUtsr a doll, dishes, and doll buggy. Don't 1 argot my big sister's shoe • kates. 1 Aive, Carl H. Kemp White Deer. Texas Dee. 11, l 4 > Dear Santa, PUa.se bring me a B-B (,'un and B-B's. I want a set of timber toys and a bicycle for m\ sister and 1 Don't far got m.v babv sister, moth- i r. lather, teacher and every one. i>on't target the little children ; ■ the ocean. Santa, 1 hope I have been good gh to get these toys Low. Donald Smith 327 Whittenburg Borger, Texas December 5, 1940 Dear Santa Clans, 1 am a little boy, four years eld, and I have a little sister, two ye:ts old. Will you please bring me a wind-up train and some other nice things. My little sis- ter would like to have a doll, doll ...

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Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — Borger News-Herald — 24 December 1946

P>t* S-D—Borger. (Ttxu) N«wi-K riU—TiMtdiy. Dec. li INI 'Everybody Cheats the ^Government' LISBON, Portugal, Dec. 24— (NEA>.—The olive oil producer Shrugged his shoulders in disnair and said: "In Spain today, every- body cheats the government. "Until the government butted in," he explained, "life was dis- tinctly easier for everyone. Now producers declare only Ho or 50 tlPer cent of what they make or grow. The rest goes to the black market." The result it a food economy in Spain that makes it impos- sible to obtain food at the prices fixed by the government and a black market which Franco not only cannot stop but which t flourishes full-blown among the bureaucrats of his regime. 1 And because of it, the wage- earning population of Spain, both in the cities and in the rural dis- tricts, face the grimmest winter since the revolution. Although you can eai all you want, at a price, in luxury hotels and restaurants, the working-man and the "white collar" employe must denend on the ...

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Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — Borger News-Herald — 24 December 1946

Ptgt t-D—Borgor. (Texas) News-Herald—Tuttkduy. Dec. 24. 194b Fire Toll Heaviest In United States History F'eganl Throngs Attend Fashion Show in Paris By DAVID BARUTHER AP Newsler.lure* W NFW YORK -Fir. ; « I'tcai ei Mil thidu 1 t t'i ited Stat' in If.' i ''ii ;n y* when entire i-ities burned—great- er than I90G when San Francisco was leveled. '901 when Baltimore burped. or 1RT1 when Chicago was destroyed. ■ p ' yMpji The National Board of Fire ITn- der writers, with statistics com- pleted for the first It months of the yew totalling $609,303,000, expects fire losses for 15)4(1 to ex- ceed S560.u00.000 — an all-time high—when final returns have been tabulated fly contrast, the loss m the year San Francisco byrned. when many fire insurance companies bailed, aggregated $S 18,- OOII.OOOJWO. A ■ cord death toll is expected ic be revealed when statistic:-; have been compiled. The Winecoff hotel tragedy in Atlanta on Dec. 7. in which 121 person}; died, climaxed a scries of hotel fires ■whi...

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Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — Borger News-Herald — 24 December 1946

-v" * Page 7-D- Borger, (Texas) News-Herald Tuesday, Dec. 24 1946 — Somt- nl doo < loor onl by Mr J into the! ts the I why J a hal Cooper, I ecutive.l 11 liulll Lyons. j ■cciv^il' riou.sl I 4 ttS ** M r> f m j fa % ♦ i ' I la II !* - ^ ■ S $ Romans Credited With Yule Boxes Boxing Dav has been a day of gifts to public vervanls since Ro- man times. It originated as a pagan custom, for tho 'Romans observed the rile during their winter feast of Saturnalia. Later, when the people became Christians, the gifts were handed during Mass to the priests, who placed them into boxes. The feast was then known as Christ's Mass and the boxes as Christmas boxes, not to be opened except by being broken. All manner of tradesmen soon realized that tho idea was a good one, and it became a common prac- tice for apprentices and others to take a box round to their business acquaintances, singing carols the while. By the time Pepys wrote his fa- mous diary, Christmas boxes were well established, and he...

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Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — Borger News-Herald — 24 December 1946

t H«l I ITmm) News-Herald—Tuesday. Dec. 24. French Doctor Invents Machine To Count 'Bugs' ralit it.* micrftbiophotornetei «lick* trlentiecsl:.' in.l rnonolo noudy, Jay «.nJ night. at the P.ntrur Institute waging a one- machine war or microbe*. It is the on)" machine ol it* kind in the world, according to it* young creator. By FRANK DONGHI . NEA Sufi Correapondent PARIS. Dec 24—iNFa , )t was-n't exactly necessity that moth- Mi'd the invention ot a lnucnme tor count inn microbes, it was just that Dr Michel Fauuet. new 40. thought he had mote important things to do than spend hours counting bugs. Among other things ",ic wanted to pet donees in medicine and iagineering and become a mem- fcer ol the famous Pasteur Insti- tute After a few days of tedious research at the University of Norbonne to determine the prop- erties of various antiseptics, he i ecided to invent a machine for this purpose. Today the mac.tine Dr. Faguct As 'lie machine record* Ihe re- suits, the doctur studies, plans ...

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Page 17 [Newspaper Page] — Borger News-Herald — 24 December 1946

>at li'. to !Pt (1(1 ire *><• ,an a is Til ■s nff nd 10- he ed an 0 Alaska-Stationed GIs Pan Gold for Fun, Not Riches FAIRBANKS Alaska, Dec. 24— 'NEA>.—There is a new gold rush on in Alaska that rivals in en- thusiasm, it not n> rich strikes, the fnmou-. rush nt" Today's prosp. .ire Alaska* station' •. G1 . r •. .. u<>Ut rush . sponsored l>.v the USO and is classed as off-duty recreation. That doesn't keep i> of every 100 GI "sour-doughs'* from hop- ins to strike it rich although the best of them have been unable tt> pan more than :r)5.00 worth of Gold a day so far. Confronted by soldiers, freshly arrived in Alaska from U. S. for post-war duty, who demanded "the shortest way to an undis- covered gold mine", the USO leased eight old mining claims. The CH miners travel in com- fort. Native Alaskan USO junior hostesses pick them up in station wagons and drive them most of the way over rough mountain roads to the claims. On the last part of the trip, the OI...

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Page 18 [Newspaper Page] — Borger News-Herald — 24 December 1946

(T«v«i) Newt Herald - Tu* d<iy. Dec. 24, 1946 ' ^ Mmm Tail Budoei C«1 Problem By CLARKE BEACH WASHINGTON - A lanr foreign loans not continuiti; nunc These . r __ _-r-o-1 eKpen-vo. Cut in the federal budget suh What Car/; n- cm its Senator raft hail proposed! The veteran#' program, tax re- would not be ;i mere fiscal op- I1""1' a considered «.<!on. nnnovfn; u ment bureaucrats. tion. Nor could mo.st of the ex- It would necessitate major Penditures under social security, 'Uuuges in national 'policy re- Woman, Who Survived Manila Occupation, Makes Yule Happier By ADELAIDE KEHH . AP Nowtfealures Writer yo; j On Christmas morning, 1942, in for enlisted men, amounting to ; Japanese-occupied Manila, Elitq- $2.400 000,000. "International Fi-'l,cth Conwpdon. American citi- ""—'' |n *- --*— ?.en, carefully measured six little rcoopf. of horse corn that Social Security Public Work General Kxpi i International Finance Total 1.200,000.000 1.000,000,000 1,1)00,000,00(1 1,200,000,000 $41,000,...

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Page 19 [Newspaper Page] — Borger News-Herald — 24 December 1946

P*g 3-B—Borgvr, (Tixul N*wiH rsld—Tuvsdsy. Dec. 24, IMS uthori mand C'ro- rtakini to ;u<: sick, wort 1 S tl{ AT d frotr ■ntina i Ger (i win es am 1 dinCn rVinstoi U tl mi! thi hich he didn' how ai whicl post irty. h Eas Greoci I U rrank'' lion oi of th< Indianapolis Veterans a Solve Housing Problem * On Do-lt-Yourself Basis Resigns Position By DICK LEWIS NEA Special Correspondent INDIANAPOLIS, Intl., Dec. 14 <NEA>.—Last winter, 100 Indian- upolis veterans decided they could beat the housing shortage on their own. Today, they seem to ^ be doing it. 9 When they returned from tV wars, they learned thai there wo it uo homes for them. They decided to build their own. Moving with speed and stealt!*, ;tltey picked up 153 lots in north- cast Indianapolis for a song, a prayer and back taxes. It was rough, wild land. Nobody wanted it: In six months, it has turned int-> the slickest real estate deal o! the yetiv in Indianapolis. 9 Alter paying $3000 for the land and $7500 in bac...

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Page 20 [Newspaper Page] — Borger News-Herald — 24 December 1946

(TwmI Newt-Herald—Tuesday. D*c. 24. 1141 Christmas Eve Serenaders Dale Bade to Waits of 16th Century Parking Bans Ease, Not Solve Traffic Troubles Br OERARD TETLEY AP Niwiitilurtt Voices heard on tlie frc': ; n the night before Chi; ;trmi • «.> bfick to the sixte. • . 1 century, when the Waits n trieii rounds in England. T!.i Waits actually \vf*c wat.-iin < , . . 11 u- nocturnal policemen >i the d\-. h. du- ties are defined in an old IhxA of customs as those- "who nightly pipe ihe Wutche within this court tower tyra«s." On Chrlstmee (at?, the watch- men would collect and reap a neat profit from the expansive feeling ol Christmas by playing tunes on such instruments as clarigolds, lutes, viola, citterns, hornpipes, tnoines and harps—later by sing- ing. The hat was usually passed for a gratuity which was divided among the players. Carols came later, and in rur- al England were heard first on Christmas morning usually starting at the manor house. Time were mostly sung by well-...

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