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WHAT THEY DESIRE.
You must tlx it all up nice and send It
to me. Well I must close Good by. dear
old Santa oiaus. MAUD F.
Dear Santa Clause: I wish you would
bring me a doi: dressed In silk I guess
I will not write no more, so Rood by,
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appealing faith or these petitions will bo stocking and a Ink tablet there Is
rewarded in some measure. onIy one th,m? more n bicycle. Now
Mnvnr P.!,,-. lo f M !, , sa b' Santa Claw. WALTER JC.
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These are some of the letters that
Santa Clnus received from Htrpol
sheimer's mail bag. If Santa Claus is
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old man to accumulate ncd distribute is a drum, boox of tools for Walter rtnrfc-
agood one, and I hope that some of ln Horse for Charles and a Doll for
these letters which otherwise may not .
receive any answer will remind the ben
evolent of the child hearts that aro
filled with the unspeakable, becauso
mysterious, joys of Christmas, and that
they will help Mayor Graham in his
plan for the children.
Good-bye Santa Claus, BERT H.
BEATRICE. Neb., Dec 13. Dear
Santa Claus: I am a little glri six years
o.d and I would love you if you send
me a little boy dollle. Your little friend.
MNCOLN, Neb.. Dee. 13. Dear Santa
Claus: I thought I would write and tell
you what I wanttd for Christmas. gun.
story book, sword, stocking ful of candy,
pair shoes, toy watch and a knife. Don't
fori me. CONRAD A.
LINCOLN. Neb., Dec. 12. Dear San
ta Claus: I wish you would please
being me a nice doll buggy for Marie.
Marie is my doll and she would like a
nice buggy with a parasol on it.
My name is Maggie.
LINCOLN, Nub.. Dec. 11. Dear Santa
Claus: Give me a nigger doll.
2014 S Street.
LINCOLN, Neb.. Dec. 13. Dear Santa
Claus: I would like for you to "bring me
a ring a "bottle of perfume and a story
book a do'.l a brick from Santa Claus"
chimney. 2 slllk Handkerchiefs a pair
of kid mittens and I guess" that Is all
and I want a lot of candy and nuts and
obliged, your little Mend. ANNA K.
LINCOLN, Neb. Dear Santa Claus: I
want you to bring me a doll. book, chair,
tablt, dishes, broom, desk, writing board
and candy, peanuts, pop corn and every
thing else. So good-by. Ans. soon.
Yours truly. M.
HUNTLEY. Neb.. Dec. 14. Dear
Santa Claus: I have one of the sweetest
little brothers that ever was. He is
ntarly two years old. and just begin
ning to ta'Ik. I would like a little pres
ent for him If you please. His name Is
"Willie Aaron. I would like a pair of
side combs. From one of your children.
LINCOLN. Neb.. Dec. 14. Dear Santa
Claus: I wold like a doll and some can
dy and nuts and if you can bring me a
bed and a trunk and one more think and
that 'Is a little chair. And that Is all
this Christmas and you can next Christ
mas (bring me more Dear Santa Claus.
You are a fat man but you are good
do you It you bring good gorls and boys
nice thinks and bad oys and bad girls
nothing but a switch but I am a good
girl and bring me these thinks.
To Dear Santa Clause. DORRIS L.
LINCOLN. 'Neb.. Dec. 14. Dear San
ta Claus: If you ptease send some candy
and some blue ribbon or a lace collar.
LINCOLN, Neb., Dec. 14, 1896. Dear
St. Claus: I am a little boy eight years
old, my name Is Fred, I like to go -to
school and I try to be a good boy.
Please 'bring me a pretty horse and cart
with a little man in it and some nice
paints and a street car and a watch and
a little village if you still have them
pltase bring them and put them in my
stocking and also some apples nuts and
candy bring Minie something nice and
mama and papa but don't bring Lenie
anything she is to cross bring cloud a
box of wipers, that is all and so long
Dec. 14, '96. Deer Santie Claws: Will
you please send me a cigarett and a
dlmt novel. I am a good boy I go in
when curfuw blow3. ROBIE L.
Dec 14, 1896. Dear Mr. Santy Clas:
Kease send me a little iron stove for I
am 8 years old and My Name is DOL
LIE K. Lincoln. Neb.
Dear Santa Claus: I want a drum. I
want a gun. I want a sled. I want a
whip. I want a game. T want a gun.
Lincoln. Neb. CLIFFORD P.
Dear Santa Claus: I want a doll with
that will shut a silk dress little
Dear santa C.aus: I want a big doll
and a doll carriage and u tablet.
O O O
O O O these are kisses.
My Dear Santa Clause: Please send
me a set of dishes. Good by.
LINCOLN. Neb.. Dec. 11. 1S96. Dear
Santa Clause: Tiring me a dolly and if
you cant bring me a dolly bring me
something elce and I will thank you in
my letter. Thank you If you bring me
something. STELLA C.
LINCOLN. Neb.. Dec 14. 1S96. Dear
"Old Santa Claus": I thought I woud
write to you as you told me to. But I
do not know what I'd want. I think 1
would like a pair of mittens or a pair
of shoes "please." which I need.
Yours truly, HOTMA H.
LINCOLN, Neb.. Dec. 13. 1S9S. Dear
Santa Claus: I thought I would write
you a letter, and tell you what I wanted
for Christmas, as I know where your
headquarters are. AVtll I want a set of
dishes, a sled, stocking full of candy,
story book, colored crayons, dress for
my doM and a pair of rubbers. Well I
will close my letter, now don't fool me.
and not give me these things, from
LINCOLN, Neb., Dec 15, 1S96. Dear
Santa Claus: Please sennd me a mouth
organ and some games any one of the
four. "The Night Before Christmas."
"Snaps," "Authors," or "Football."
Yours truly, CHARLES H.
LINCOLN, Neb.. Dec. 13. 1896. Dear
Santa Claus: I am a little girl seven
years old and have a sister five years
old. I saw the letter box and thought I
would write you a letter.
Please bring me a doll and my slsttr a
doll buggy because she has a doll. I live
at Dudley street and my name is Jennie.
LINCOLN. Neb.. Dec 12. 1896. Dear
Santa: I will write you a few lines as I
am glad Christmas Is coming. I want
a nice doll and a large box of candy and
many other things. I hope you will come
to my house and bring me some pres
ents. I am going to look for you and
will hang up my stocking for you to
fill. I am going to have a Christmas
tree on Christmas. I want candy, nuts,
and all kinds of mixed nuts. I want
some nice paper dolls. I am coming up
to see you tonight. I think it will be a
great delight to have you come to my
Christmas tree. I expect you have lots
of letters to read but don't neglect mine
Well Santa I guess I will close so, good
bye. EVA C.
LINCOLN, Neb.. Dec. 10. Dear Santa:
As it is very near Christmas I thought I
would tell you what I would like to have
for my Christmas presents. I would like
to have the world and a fence around
it but as I can not have it I will not
ask for It. I would like a nice new
dress, as it does me more good htan
plenty things. A doll & a set of dishes.
That is all. Good-bye. Santa Claus.
131 So Twelfth st. room. 5.
Santa Claus please bring me 1 dol
ly's wig. 2 New dresses for it. 1 New
bonnet for it. 1 Blak Board. 1 smll sil
ver dollcarrlage. 1 stocking full of can
dy. 1 New lamp shade for mamma. 1
pair of gloves for papa. LILLIAN R.
Dear Sauta Claus: Please bring me
a trunk for my doll clothes and a story
If I am not here I wllll be at 6228
Monktield ave., Chicago. Yours truly.
ROCA. Neb.. Dec. 12. Dear Santa
Claus: I like to have a peir of mitts
and a peir of over shoes number 4 that
Is about all for this time.
Louie like to have a peir of mitts and
a peir of overshoes number 3'. that is
about all for this time. LOUIE MEYER.
Marry like to have a peir of mttts and
a peir of over shoes number 3',i that is
Baiby like to have a ruber doll baby.
LINCOLN, Neb. Dear Santa Claus:
My name 1s Bert Hlllman. I am a little
boy about 6 years old. This Christmas I
wish you would please bring me a bi
cycle and a watch. If you can not afford
to bring me these, please bring a bounce
ball or something a Mttle boy would like.
LINCOLN, Neb.. Dec. 13. 1S96. Dear
Santa Claus: I wouldllkea pair of skates
If you have money enough to get me a
pair and I would also iike some candy
and nuts If you have money enough to
get them with. Well I think that is
enough. Good bye old Santa Claus.
Dear Santa Claus: I live on Q street
and I guess I will write you a .'etter. I
want a sled, a doll, all kinds of games,
and two or three story boiks. no. I'll
say I want a hole library of lmoks. I
want some pajiers doll and all the
fu.nlture that I need to furnish inv
house with. I want a bycl and a pair of
skatts and I want snow and cold weath
er. I guess I have ilnlshcd my letter
now so good-bye. I must close Dear
Santa Claus. From a little girl that
wishes to be your friend. HAZEL E.
LINCOLN. Neb., Dee. 13. 1S96. Dear
Santa Claus: Send me a wash tub and
a doll that will open her eyes, nnd a
bucket full of candy and toys.
I will close as my letter Is getting long.
Don't forget me. Good-bye. MARIES L.
LINCOLN. Neb.. Dec 14. 1896. Dear
Santa Claus: I thought I would write
you a few lines to tell you what I would
like to have for Christmas a story tall
books, some paints, a tablet, dolls, and
other things. My address is 624 B st.
I will close my few lines know. Your
girl, and side coomes. 'MARTHA Z.
LINCOLN. Neb.. Dec. 12. 1896. Dear
Santa Claus: I thought I would write a
few lines to you as you have said that
we could wrltt a few lines to you. I will
write and ask you If you will send me
a good sice of a trunk. My number Is
And then you will be very much a
bilge if you will send up a trunk.
SARATOGA, Neb.. Dear Santa Claus:
I want a pair of seakes. I want a doll,
one that opens and shuts Its eyes. I want
a pair of shoes. I want a new dress. I
want a story book. I want a piano.
When you go away I want you to cram
my stocking with goodies, the top clear
dow nto the toe. With love ALTA J
down to the toe. With love.
Dear Santa Claus: I want a gun. I
want a drum. I want a s.ed. I want a
whip. I want a pop gun. I want a game,.
LINCOLN. Neb.. Dec 12. 1S96. Dear
Santa Claus: I thought I would write a
few lines to you. As you have said that
we you if you will send a dolly that
will open and shut Its eyes, that has
som hair on her head
Dear Santa Claus: I want a story
book and a glorious big drum and I
want a sled, and I want a gun. I want
a pair of shoes. I want a suit of clothes.
I want a train and I want a boy doll. I
want a pair of rubber boots.
a do'.! in It & a little table & send her
all these please for she will be a good
girl & never scratch me any more or
Please bring them on Christmas evu
dear santa Claus & don't forget the ap
ples, nuts & candles, so good-bye.
Your loving little HARRY Jt.
LINCOI.N. Neb.. Tuesday. December
15. 1S96. Dear Santa Claus: I would like
to have a doll dresser, wash stand and
bureau. And would you be so kind and
give me a little black board and some
chalk nnd a onboard, a table and
chairs and a rocking chair, and be so
kind and give me a tub. board and boil
er and ringer, and a doll buggy and a
doll bed and cradle and a horn and u
few story books. Your friends.
SALLY and MAY A.
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Third publication December 19.
Notice is hereby given that by virtue
of an order of Bale, issued by the clerk
of the district court of the Third judi
cial district of Nebraska, within and for
Lancaster county, in an action wherein
Union Central Life Insurance Company
is plaintiff, ahd Thomas Sewell et. al.
defendants, I will, at 2 o'clock p. m.. on
the 5th day of January, A. D. 1897, at
the east door of the court house, in the
city of Lincoln, Lancaster county, Ne
braska. offer for sale at public auction
the following described real estate to
lhe southeast quarter of section
MISTER SAINT CLAUS I AM ONLY thirty-five (35). the southwest quarter of
FIVE YERS OLD I WANT THAT BIG
BATROL WAGON. HENRY W.
FROM US CHILDREN.
LINCOLN. Neb.. Dec. 12. 1896. Dear
Santa Claus: we are a poor family
there are 6 children of us papa has gone
away and he wont spend Christmas with
us and if you don't give us something
we will not have nothing my name is
Jesse and I want a 'pair of skates No.
10 1-2 and a sled and a hare gun. Henry
wants a pare of skates No. 10 and a
drum and a soard. Alma wants a dress
and a doll and a baby buggy. Charley
wants a pop gun and a little byckle and
awriding whip. Eddie wants a horn and
a wagon and a big marble. Bryan
wants a rubber rattler box. Mamma
wants a new dress an da pair of shoes
No. 4. And we would all like some candy
and nuts. Bryan would like a baby
buggy he Is only two months old and
wou'd enjoy It very much. Good-bye.
LINCOLN, Neb.. Dec 15.. 1896. Dear
Santa Claus: I want you to bring me a
big doll & buggie some nuts & candy &
some skates. Yours truly. MARY F.
I wish you a merry Christmas.
LINCOLN. Neb.. Dear Santa Claus
section thirty six (36). all in township
eleven (11). north ranee five (5), east of
the 6th P. M., in Lancaster county,
Given under my hand this 4th dav of
December, A. D. 1896.
JOHN J. TROMPEN,
Jan 2 Sheriff.
1100 DOLLARS KEVAKDtlOO
The readers of this paper will be
pleasedto learn that there is at least
one dreaded disease that science has
been able to cure in all its stages and
that is catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cure is
the only positive cure now known to
he medical fraternity. Catarrh being
a constitutional disease, requires a
constitutional treatement. Hall's
Catarrh Cure is taken internally,
acting directly upon the blood and
mucous surfaces of the system, thereby
My name is Harry & I have been a good destroying the foundation of the disea
slippers and golden hair like your's my about all for this time.
wants a patro., our ad-
north side avonu. from
Don and Jessie M.
To Sante Clause.
LINCOLN. Neb.. Dec 13. 1896. Dear
Santa Claus: I wish you would -please
being me a doll and drt3s it In satin.
girl. I never cry when sister curls my
halr. I like to get washed. I will always
be good & mind my mamma & sister
please send me a pretty doll with real
yellow curly hair & pretty slippers with
huck!ei on & a babv busrcie with a
Edwin like to have a -peir of shoes little parasol on & a little doll in It a set One Hundred Dollars for any case that
number 13 and a watch. of ch!na d,3hes bhle flowers on & a ttle Ior "V""
EDWIN MEYER. t ab!e. " rails to cure- Send for list of Testi-
Elmer and Herman like to havt some & for my little sister Violet & pretty mnals.
Sf lihT' b' C " U" dolls some tm dlshes so she can't break Address, P.J. Cheset t Co., Toledo
ELMER MEYER. HERMAN MEYER. .em & a nttie buggy wlth a parasol & Q-iO. Sold by druggists 75 cents.
se, and giving the patient strenetn
by building up the constitution and
assisting nature in doing its work
The proprietors have so much faith in
its curative powers, that thev offer