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TO SANTA Dear Santa Claus, I am a little girl 9 years old. I want you to bring me a twin sweater and watch. I have a lit tle sister 4 years old. She wants a Shirley Temple doll and a piano and a little play watch, a gold one. Aleane Myrick & Betty Myrick, 220 B. Monroe St. Dear Santa Claus, I am a little girl 8 years old. I want you to bring me a baby doll, a pair of brown shoes, and some fruit and nuts and candy. I will be looking for you Christmas Eve. Your little friend always. Dorothy Williams, Roanoke Rapids, N. C. Dear Santa Claus, I am a little girl 12 years old. I want you to bring me a twin sweater and a watch, a bicycle and a pair of skates. Winnie Butler, 221 Monroe St. Dear Santa Claus, I am a little girl 4 years old. I go to Sunday School every Sun day. I have a little dog named Punk but I’d rather have a kitten so I want you to please bring me one. I want you to bring me a doll and carriage and a tricycle and little watch, and lots of good things to eat. Please don’t forget my three sisters who are olde.’ than I am. Bring them some thing nice too. Lots of love, Sybil Dawn Wood, 920 Franklin St. -o Dear Santa Claus, I am a little girl seven years old and in the second grade. I have been working very hard, so please bring me a rain-coat and hat, a pair of tapping slippeis and a Shirley Temple doll. I would like some fruit, nuts, and candy too. Please don’t forget anyone in the whole world, so we all can be happy on Christmas morning. I will leave you a piece of fruit cake near the tree. Yours truly, Margaret: 514 Jackson St. Saitpnq&- j ; REAL ESTATE AMD SCANDAL 1 BOTH START WSTH '’DIRT*'. I Monument to the ** father of the American Navy”% at Washington* JOHN PAUL JONES I ! ALTHOUGH his exploits in the I War of Independence were woven into the heroic legends of our country, the mortal remains of Admiral John Paul Jones, the “father of the American navy”, rested for more than a century in an obscure graveyard in Paris. Only in 1905, President Theo dore Roosevelt sent a convoy of warships to bring the body to American soil for honorable in terment at Annapolis. Congress at the same time ordered the erection of a suitable monument as a perpetual reminder of the gallant sea hero’s contribution to American freedom. The monu ment, shown in the sketch above, stands in the nation’s capital. ‘ The admiral began his life as John Paul, adopting the name Jones after the death of an elder | brother who had inherited it from a foster-father. He was * born in Scotland on July 6,1747, and began his sea-going life at i the age of twelve, when he was apprenticed to a merchant ! trader. When John was twenty-six. his elder brother died and left him plantations in Virginia. He decided to make America his home. With the outbreak of the Revolutionary v>ar, John Paul Jones, though still under thirty, offered his services in building up a Continental navy. His naval achievements were many and varied, his youth merely adding glory to his deeds. The historic battle between his little Bon Homme Richard and the giant warship Serapis marked the climax of his victo ries for the American cause. Congress ordered a medal struck in his honor. France, allied with the colonists, showered him with marks of esteem, and Catherine the Great of Russia engaged his help in fighting the Turks. Sick and heart-broken over court intrigues directed against him in St. Petersburg, he went to Paris, where he died on July 18, 1792, in the midst of the French Revolution. Into his forty-five years of life he had crowded achievements which fix his name forever on the Ameri can roll of genius. (CbfvrKbted tf VlemorUI Eitauloo Cmmnlutoo.) | CAKO^GRAPHICS ~~~ £y KNOWN A5 THF lOOIi? 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