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NUARY 1, 1911.—THE JUNIOR CALL.
ARDED FOR SOLVING THESE PUZZLES
Brownies to do what ho told them.
There were about 20,000,000 Christ
m.is trees lying around and about
200,000 sacks of toys. I' just made a
guess at the number of sacks and
trees, for it was useless counting them.
This was on the evening of the 24th
neglected that day. I
.louzo with me on my
a sure Santa would be
acT st, NICK
reet, • San PrancUco.
tar ; School, II Sixth
As* 10 Yearn
* Nicholas' house, built
th pole, we alighted
8 and began to shiver,
used.to the air of the
.We had . not. long to
choiaa'. came out and
i. open arms. He was
• lie had a good many
After getting eve-rj thing all spick
and spf>n St. N'ir-k began loading the
presents on his airship. When he had
the airship all loaded up lie invited us
to ride with him. We started, and
after going over hundreds and hun
<>f miles of ice and enow we
cam i to the United States, and after
serving all the houses from east to
west he came to my house In San
Francisco, i«king me what I would
like. He " eat down the chimney, and,
after pat .•& what I wanted in front
NEW YEARS AS CONCEIVED BY THE JUNIORS
ills edition. The prize
found on page 2. Bach
on tthis page is num
,,\vli»K index shows by
1. Kenneth> Cnlducll, 2634 Bancroft
2. Florence - Ilollen, 1032 Jackson St.,
3. Au^unt l.oplnl, 391 Fifth St., San
of the hearth, he came up ami was just
going to ask me if I would like to
continue my ride with him .when the
ground began to shake, and. waking
up, I found my mother shaking me.
Then I looked in front of the hearth
and saw the tilings that 1 had jsfced
Santa Claus for in my dream - tor it
was really a dream.
TOLD BY AN ELF
212* California Street, Pacific■ Height*
School, A KiKUth Grade'
Ace 13 Venrn.
I am an elf who works for Santa-
Claus, so, you see, I know all about
him. First of all, I must describe the
place where he lives. ■ r It is situated on
4. Hur.ll* Mrtufn, Shingle.
5. John Souza, 203 Georgia St., Val
(, Su»le Okawara, 410 Austin aye.,
the north pole and 1b a wonderful man
sion, covering about live acres of
ground. The great palace is made of
■now, and as no road leads to it, It Is
impossible for outsiders to find the
way; but, of course, you must know
that we go over it so often that it
seems impossible for us to get lost.
The palace is kept warm by steam heat
and is divided into different apartments,
which are occupied by Santa Claus him
self and all of his elvos. He has 10
storerooms, which arc very large, and
here are kept the toys that he has
made during the year. There is also a
room which contains tools, work
beiu-hes, tin, wood and iron; this is his
workshop. Here he works all year and
makes all kinds of toys, such as drums,
little engines and streetcars, swords,
games, books, etc. Everything a boy or
7. Bcrnlce Mattern, 743 Oak St., San
8. Alice llondt, 2C20 Piedmont avc,
Winners of Puzzle Prizes
Throe very fine watches will be given
away each week for correct answers
to the puzzles. This does not mean that
every one answering the puzzles gets
a prize. But if you persist you will
surely get one. If you do not got It
this -week, keep on trying. Perhaps you
will be successful next time. The
Junior follows the fairest possible
method of awarding its piizes.
All answers must be spelled cor
rectly, written neatly and sent in on
postal cards. Those received In other
ways will not be considered.
The answers to the puzzles published
in the Junior Call of December IS, sre
1. Kingdom; 2. Carpet; 3. Shovel; 4.
Collar; 5. Dumb Bells; t>. Pine.
The Juniors who this week answered
the i>uzzleß successfully are:
Mathilda llonliiinu, IS 17 Oak St., San
Ruth IHelanner, 419 W. Pine St., Lodi.
Cordelia Sunder, Tlo Hampshire St.,
girl would want he can make. He sends
the elves (me among: them) to look
clown the chimneys to see if the chil
dren are good. When doing this we are
dressed like ordinary men, and after a
• lay of watchfulness we go to the post-
Office, get the mail and return home.
This continues until December, and then
begins the preparations for the great
'During this month, we strap all kinds
of toys on the sleds and make suits for
ourselves and Santa'Claus fi because, you
know,- one man ■; could | not j stop at every
house in this world in one night, so we :"
-..help?him.";' His hair is ; white, and !so is ,\
\ his beard,. but rhe \ dresses" in, a red J suit f
with-.white fur around the cuffs and
'collar. He is ' a very good man and
loves good children.' He is also fat and
Jolly, and when he laughs he shakes all
over. ;: lie passes; all; the : hoi. c; of j the?■'
bad children without stopping, so be a
good child and dear old Saint Nick will
fill up your stocking with good things
each succeeding Christmas. •
KATUEHIMJ ROTH, ; _-
2015 I.neunn Street. Pacific Ileifttita '.
School. > ll' ElKhtli Grade. ' Age ,
,12 Years. ,
. "What is this world coming to, I won
der?" complained > Santa I'laus in a dis
gusted tone. •/. c -i^BßnttßSpHßpHSCflf
• ' "Why? '-■■ What has happened now?"
"What has .happened?. Well,' there's
to be no ■ more . Christmas, ; for ■I ■ heard
■ some:' children j saying I that 1 I was not a
real ■ person \ and ; that no one believed :in
me; any more except little babies that :
don't know anything. . So I'm' not going
to make any more—" f ry
"IMt-da-da," interrupted Santa's wire
less. Running over to it he listened for
a message.- '-.'.* . ■ -'■
"Dit-da-da," Interrupted Santa's wire
less. All at once Santa Claus: Jumped ?
'up,1: exclaiming Joyfully, "They do > be
lieve me. I made a mistake, and they
all believe that ,I J do; exist."
Sitting down at his working table and
. rolling up his sleeves Santa began to
. hammer at the many; half finished toys
. which were lying around ; everywhere. "::
■ How lie did work to make up for lost
time, not stopping for anything till "it -
became too dark to see.::
The next day was the; 25th of De
cember . and as darkness ;approached
old st. : Nicholas tied his , bag around his
neck and calling? his .. reindeer •, to -, him
rode away with a chuckle, to distribute
his many presents, not forgetting th«
poor and needy children.