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- TWELFTH NIGHTThis is locally known as little Xmas night. A custom survives in the district in connection with this night. Twelve candles are made of rushes. A bed is made from cow-dung, and ashes, and the twelve rush candles, which are dried, peeled and greased, are then placed in the bed in proper order.A midnight each member of the family selects a candle, and all candles are lighted. The person, whose(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.