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LIGHT IN EYERY WINDOW URGED Suggestion Wins Hearty En dorsement of Recreation Bureau Head FAVOR ELECTRIC , BULBS Fire Haiard Pointed Out If Candles Are Used During Holiday Season With the display of Christmas spirit more general In the city than It ,has been In recent years, through the erection of nine community Christmas trees, those active In the movemeti yesterday suggested city - wide co - operation in the plan to have a lighted window In every Scrunton home 4ur lnsr the holiday season. The suggestion was heartily endors ed by F. E. Sutch, recreation bureau superintendent, who has charge of the arrangements for the community tree exercises, which get under way . on Christmas eve. He urged that every home have a window lighted, with the curtains drawn back, thus emphasizing the spirit of the season and creat ing an atmosphere lor tne communuy programs. riectrtc fcignts urgea. ' Mr. Sutch suggested, however, that those who co - operate In the movement use electric lights, and not candlej, The latter type of lighting, Mr. Sutch pointed out, may carry more sentiment, but it also carries more fire haz ard than the electric puio. Two more sections of the city are to have community trees, according to nlans now being worked out. In Belle vue. a committee, headed by - John R McLane and Miss Nellie Keegan, is in charge of arrangements for a tree there, and James L. Cooney and Ed ward Newton are directing the move - ment for a tree In the Pine Brook sec tion. The other - seven trees will he lo cated in the central city, North Scran ton, West Scranton, Keyser Valley, South Scranton. East Scranton and Green Ridge. Mr. Sutch yesterday conferred with Bishop M. J. HoJban relative to t he tolling of the bells In the Catholic churches of the city as a part of the tree exercises next week. The bells of St. Peter's cathedral will ring and the choir of that church will also tako part in the central city program. Pastors of other Cathollo congregations will decide upon the tollldg of the bells in their respective churches.

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  1. The Scranton Republican,
  2. 20 Dec 1924, Sat,
  3. Page 3

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