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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 09, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 14

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GEE, DOESN'T SANTA LOOK FUNNY! NO
WONDER- THIS YEAR HE'S A JAP
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Don't be surpnsed if Santa looks a
little queer this year for this Christ
mas Santa Claus will he a Jap.
You can blame it on the war, too,
for when the cannons began popping
m Europe the fat, rosy cheeked, red
coated old gent jumped half way
round the world and landed, ker
plunft, in Japan.
Yep, that's what all the toy deal
ers are saying. Hereafter, they de
clare, Santa and his thousands of
toymakers will work in Japan instead
of the toy factories in Germany. The
Japs, you see, have won a great in
dustrial victory over the land of the
kaiser.
This year doll babies, mechanical
and wooden toys and colored pictureJ
books will find their way into stock
ings of young America with a little
"Made in Japan" instead of "Made in
Germany" label on them.
The Japs began cutting in on the
toy trade the moment the war start
ed. Called "the greatest imitators in
the world," they immediately began
copying the latest German toys. Be- '
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