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16 - November 30, 2017 Your Hometown Newspaper News Outlook ! Holiday celebrants em- ploy holiday lights in vari- ing them on an evergreen ous ways. Certain individu- tree. Johnson hand-wired ale may be content to hang 80 red, white and blue lights on their Christmas light bulbs. In 1895, Presi- trees and call their decorat- dent Grover Cleveland re. ing complete. Others may quested the White House get their holiday jollies by family Christmas tree be il- making sure each square luminated by multi-colored inch of their home is cov- ered in twinkling lights. Still, other people prefer the more subdued effect of lights framing one picture window of the house. The tradition of Christ- mas lights stretches back to early modern Germany when people used candles to decorate Christmas trees in Christian homes. Those candles were harbingers of what would come when electric lights replaced gas and other open flame illu- minating devices that were commonplace prior to the 20th century. Thomas Edison, the in- ventor of the first success- ful practical light bulb, also created the first strand of electric lights that would be used in holiday decorat- ing. By 1880, Edison had standard incandescent light bulbs well sorted out and desired a way to better ad- vertise his invention, so he decided to make the most of the holiday season and put his light bulbs on dis- play. According to a 2003 article in American Heri- tage magazine titled "The Wizard of Your Christmas H Tree, Edison strung incan- descent bulbs all around the compound of his Menlo Park, NJ, laboratory. Edi- son constructed an eight: mile underground wiring system in order to power this grand light display. Be- cause the laboratory was situated along the railroad that passed between Man- hattan and Philadelphia, electric light bulbs, string of electric lights cost try s celebration of Christ- come a large part of hell- In 1903, when General $12, or around $300 today, mas by lighting the Nation- day celebrations and have Electric began to offer pre. It would take several al Christmas Tree on the even been adopted for use assembled kits of holiday more years before holiday Ellipse located south of the during various year-round lights, stringed lights were lights became a national White House with 3,000events. Such lights can be reserved for the wealthy tradition. On Christmas electric lights, a beautiful and festive addi- and electrically savvy. For Eve 1923, President Calvin Today, illuminated tion to many celebrations. example, in 1903 a single Coolidge began the coun- strands of lights have be- Submitted by Keri Johnson The BCHS Honors Board Student of the Week is Dan Crouch. Dan is a sophomore in Mr. Anderson's fitness class Below is Mr. Anderson's recommendation of Dan: Dan is a good student who works hard in the class- Kevin Boling Auction & Associates 8182 Morehead Road Flemingsburg, KY 41041 www.auctionzip.com Kevin: 606-748-2696 Auctioneer ID # 20528 SATURDAY DECEMBER 2ND 10AM FARM EQUIPMENT-TOOLS-COLLECTIBLES-ETC. FARM EQUIPMENT SELLS AT 1PM 8182 MOREHEAD RD. FLEMINGSBURG KY 41041 Saturday December 2ND at 10AM Kevin Boling Auctioneer & Associ- ates will be Conducting An Auction at ourAuc- tion Facility consisting of Farm Equipment, New and Used Tools,Toolboxes,Etc. A Partial Listing is as Follows: Belarus 400AN,Farmal1140 W/Side Dresser, Case 430 Gas,Ford 5000 Diesel,John Deere 335 Roller, New Holland BR730 Roller, John Deere Grain Drill,Disc Mower, NH 56 Hay Rake,Bumper Pull Cattle Trailer,8'Pull Type Bush Hog,NI 2 Row Sheller Pull Type,Gravity Wagon,IH 10' Wheel Disc,Ford 101 3 Bottom Plows,Shaver 8" Post Driver,3PT Cultivator, Gleaner Corn Head With Wagon Gear Transport,Etc. Several New Tools,Used Tools,Power Tools,Shop Tools,Etc. Farm Equipment Sells At 1PM. This is Only a Partial Listing!! More item descriptions to come!! Keep Watching For Updated Listings!! For Photos go to www.auction-zip.com Auctioneer ID 20528 Something for everyoneIt For more Info Or To Consign Call Kevin @ 606 748 2696 thousands of people were room on an everyday basis. His attentiveness in class ab]e to seethe display. . and his willingness to work with others makes him an NO BUYERS PREMIUMll The concept of electric ........... important member of the classroom. I have enjoyed Payment Methods: Cash Or Good Check,MC Or Visa (3% Convienence Charge On Credit Card Purchases) hohday hghts took a bit ot ........ . watching Dan become an integral part of the climate of nine to catcn on mson s t ........... Not Responsible for accidents uam uoumy Ntgn ~cnoot friend and assocmte Ed-| _ ". . . No Smoking .... ward lohnson VChs-=fas e_xT[ Dan says -that Coach Anacreon is a gooo mentor in Any announcements made day of sale take prf cedence over any andall h s~zi~ l~|~-- |.bothz~'~l~tsS~0t;~a~I on!~the baseball field, He says . . ,, .... ~ ,,,'~,