28 Dec 1894 Caleb Bartlett as Santa

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28 Dec 1894 
Caleb Bartlett as Santa - St John's church waa crowded to door» to...
St John's church waa crowded to door» to witness a novel program by tbe Sunday school, which usually 140 members, but on this occasion 200. A mammothjtree,|tastfnlly decoriti-d »od brilliantly lighted, Mood in Iliu of th' 1 aui!l«-ucf mom. Upon the pulpit was arranged a Christmas scene. Caleb Biniett represented Santa, and when entered was detained by the children, who wanted to know his history. called ID his chimney elves, who stat tbeir dot; to be to keep a record doings of tbe boys and girls. Jack represented by Roger Clarke, entered, bat could cot remain as his duties required him to decorate the windows, be sent in bis frost fairies and the; Santa asked for the snow man, repre Rented by Sherman Brink, and he clad in cotton, bat bore evidence the climate was not favorable to bis existence, as a place ID bis back tbe t fleets of a thiw. Santa pie and it was forthcoming. It was aad covered with snow, and all bad guess as t) what it was made of. a blackbird pie acd as tbe crnst raised tbe bird* appeared in the Mix little girls dressed in black. Toe pro' gram was concluded with a carol children received tbeir presents. Tbe chimney elree were: Jamie Tnnnell, Sherman Brink, Georgia and Sam man, Eddie Bailey, Howard Richards and George Crocker. Frost'fairies t Horney, Haiel CroMmac, Clara McCone, Ed*a Weir, Gladys Varnnm, Minna ' Wolf. Blackblrdst Isabella Crane, Flavla Hadtey, SarahTwroiw, Josephine *«r.Alli» VfaArwW*, **** Spring-' n, CHMraot Cora, Harjurls 1T«te|

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  1. The Edwardsville Intelligencer,
  2. 28 Dec 1894, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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