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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 24, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 1

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ONE CENT--ONE CENT
ALL TODAY'S NEWS IN A NUTSHELL
EASY TO READ ON CAR GOING HOME
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL. 5, NO. 75 Chicago, Friday, December 24, 1915
398
PAGEANT FOR "FATHER
OF SANTA CLAUS"
" ' '
Nation's Children, Through New York Youngsters, ta
1 Pay Tribute at Grave of Man Who Wrote " Twas
the Night Before Christmas"
New York, Dec. 24. To the grave
of the "Father of Santa Claus" a
hundred little kiddles are going to
march in torchlight procession to
night. And when they lay bright holly
wreaths on the modest mound amid
the singing of Christmas hymns,
they will be conveying by proxy the
thanks of every boy and girl in Amer
ica to the kindly old gentleman who
alone made our Christmas what it is
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The man who created the Ameri
can Santa Claus, who revolutionized
our observance of the great Decem
ber holiday, and who penned the
lines, "Twas the night before
Christmas," sleeps beneath that
mound. At his head stands a simple
granite stone with the name "Cle
ment C. Moore" engraved upon it
Dr. Clement Moore was a learned
professor of oriental languages in a
New York theological seminary. He
,d three little children, and for their
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