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DENTON JOURNAL Page 3 MELVIN A JOHNSON, Inc., Publishers Saturday Morning. December 17, 1938 Stranger In Town By Sarah Jane Clark J IM saw Joan first as she stopped in at Du Vall's grocery. "Mother wants a T-bone steak, the kind she always gets, and a pound of bacon." Her voice was that delightfully husky kind. Jim, having finished his purchase, got out his money slowly, counted up the amount of his purchases and f looked over his change carefully be-j fore he pocketed it. . She looked like a grand girl. Hei wished he knew her. But he was a! stranger in the big city, and he'd; have to wait. Couldn't rush things, with a girl like that. And perhaps she had a boy friend already. Unconsciously he slowed down at ^the corner of his apartment building. Stupid, to have to eat all alone, the; night before Christmas. Jim turned to look back at the: store he had just left, and found that the girl had overtaken him. "Hello, there, you going my 1 way?" he asked. "I'm a stranger here, and it's mighty lonesome at, Christmas--" But the girl, with a cool, "Excuse me, please," hurried on. Jim's cheeks burned. He hadn't meant to be fresh, really. He turned the corner and entered the do«rway of his apartment. Then, he saw the girl the third time. She was just opening the door and going up the stairs. She lived in the same building with him! He ate his solitary supper in his one - room kitchenette apartment. Then, what was Ihere to do? His first Christmas away from home. His job here was so new' that he hadn't dared to ask for time off to go home. Well, he supposed he could go to a show. But when Jim got out onto Delaware Place he almost changed his mind. A snow had begun to fall, a heavy leisurely snow with big flakes LETTERS TO SANTA Denton, Md., Dec. 13, 1938 Dear Santa Claus, I am a little boy seven years old. I am in the Second Grade. My teacher's name is Miss Morgan. For Christmas I want a box of pick up sticks, a soccer balj, a cowboy suit, a pair of ball bearing roller skates, a box of baloons, and some candy, nuts and fruits. Your little friend, Johnnie Poole. Denton, Md., Dec. 13, 1938 Dear Santa Claus, Please bring me a set of tools, a service station, games, wagon, some candy, fruit and nuts. Don't forget mother, dad and my teacher, Miss Morgan. Your little friend, Kenneth Andrew. Denton, Md., Dec. 13, 1938 Dear Santa Clous, I am a little boy seven years old and am in the Second Grade. I like to go to school and I like my teacher very well. For Christmas I want you to bring me a ball, a bicycle, a popgun, a car filled with blocks, stockings, high-top ehoes, galoshes, some hankies, and last of all, candy, nuts and an orange. Remember all of the little children and mothers and fathers. We have all been good little children. There will be cake on the table, so help yourself. Your little friend, Billy Rash. P. S. Don't forget my nice teacher, Miss Morgan. Denton, Md., Dec. 13, 1938 Dear Santa Claua, I am a little boy seven years old and I am in the Second Grade. For Christmas I would like to have a wagon, boots, truck, some games, candy, nuts and oranges also any thing else he wishes to bring me. Pleai-e do not forget my teacher, Miss Morgan. Your little friend, Paul Scott. Denton, Md., Dec. 13, 1938 Dear Santa Claus, . As it is nearly Christmas time I am sure you will be receiving a lot of mail for the next three weeks. And as I want you to be sure to visit me again this year I will write my letter early and you know what I'd like to have for Christmas. I'd like a pair of shoes which I need very much, a snow |suit, some dresses, slips, underwear, (stockings and just a little doll. And j! don't forget some fruit, nuts and a candy. I go to school most everyday \ and like my teacher, Mrs. Brooks, I very" much. Please don't forget to t visit her, Santa, for she is very nice. i! Please remember all the boys and girls both rich and poor. And please remember Daddy and Mother and brother and sister. Your little friend, Margaret Fergus on. There was a bump and a crasb as. to armfal of packages landed on the sidewalk. that made a thick carpet on the streets and sidewalks, already icy from the drizzle of the afternoon. He hesitated a minute about starting out on such a night, then think- Denton, Md., Dec. 13, 1938 Dear Santa Claus, I am a little girl in the First Grade. I like my teacher very much. I will be a very good girl if you will please bring me a pastry set, sewing set, washing tub, wash board, spring top, gloves and a scarf. Please remember grandmother, mother, my baby brother and all of my little friends and most of all my teacher, Mrs. Esther Brooks. I will thank you very much, dear Santa Claus. Your little friend, Evelyn Anna Harmon. Denton, Md., Dec. 13, 1938 Dear Santa Claus, . When you come to see me Cnrist- Denton, Md., Dec. 13. 1038 Dear Santa Claus, I am a little boy 6 years old and in the First Grade. My teacher's name is Mrs. Brooks. I like her very much. I've tried to be a good little boy and hope ou will bring mo the following gifts: I would like to have a big wagon, a tractor, a bull, and some clothes and then candy, oranges and nuts and anything eke you want to bring me. Don't forget my two sisters, my mother and father and don t forget my teacher. · Your little friend, Donald Lee Scott. Denton, Md., Dec. 13, 1938 Dear Santa Claus, I am a good boy. Please bring me a desk and chair, truck and digger, school bus. Please bring me cundy, nuts and some fruit. I am Your little friend, Wesley Keith. Denton, Md., Dec. 13, 1938 Dear Santa Claus, Please bring me a doll house, doll with clothes, big ball, dominoes, bike, piano, blackboard, candy, nuts anil oranges. Please do not forget brother, sister, mother, father and my school teacher, Mrs. Brooks. Your little friend, Florence Turner. P. S. I love you, too, Santa Claus. Denton, Md., Dec. 13, 1938 Dear Santa Clnus, I am a little girl in the Second Grade. My name is Jean Bullock. You can bring me anything you wish as I have been a good little girl. Don t forget my teacher. Her name is Miss Morgan. Don't forget the poor children. Now I guess I will tell you what I want. I want a kitchen cabinet, ball, dress, shoes, handkerchiefs, I would like to have a doll baby. But you bring me anything you please. Jean Bullock. Denton, Md., Dec. 13, 1038 Dear Santa Claus, I am a little girl seven years old. Please bring me a doctor set and a play house and a dy-due doll, a snow white doll, some dwarfs, a Shirley Temple doll and a Pluto dog that jumps up and down. Please bring me some candy and nute. And don't forget my teacher, Miss Morgan. Don t forget my brothers, mother and daddy. .. , . Your little friend, Mary Behlkc. Denton, Md., Dec. 13, 1938 Dear Santa Claus, I want a G-man gun and a snow suit. I want a little car. I also want a pair of gloves and a hat. I want some candy, oranges, apples, dogs and fire engine. _ Your little mend, Herman Dyer. Denton, Md., Dec. 13, 1938 Dear Santa Glaus, 1 I have been a good boy so please bring me a wagon, a game, truck, coloring book, candy and lots of other things to eat. Don't forget my brother as he likes toys, too. Your little friend, Franklin Bradley. Denton, Md., Dec. 13, 1938 Dear Santa Claus, I am six years old. I have been a good boy. I go to school every day and am trying to learn. Will you please bring me a B-B rifle, a ball, some candy, nuts and oranges. I \von t ask'for any more for I know you have many other little boys to visit. Your little friend, Clayton Good. Denton, Md.! Dec. 13, 1938 Dtnton, Md., Dec. 13, 1938 Dear Santa Clnus, I am a little girl seven years old on December 13, and I go to school uveiy day. I am in the Second Grade. For Christmas I would like to have ii pnir of shoes, size 13, two pair of long stockings, i-onie candy, nuts and apples and anything else you can bring me. Please leiucmbei all the good little girls and boys and bring them some thing nice also my mother and daddy, misters and brothers. Please don't forget my teacher, Miss Morgan and my grandmother. She is at my aunt Florence's now. I thank you for the things you brought me last year. Your little fi lend, Peggy Leah Cohey. Denton, Md., Dec. 13, 1938 Dear Santa Clnus, I am a little gill in the Second Grade. I want you to bring me some toys, some clothes and candy, a pencil box, stockings. I will thank you. Your little friend, Loui-=e Wilhelm. Denton, Mil., Dec. 13, 1938 Dear Santa Claua, I am six years? old. I am in the First Grade. My teachor is Mrs. Brooks. I would like to have a wagon, train, some candy and . nuts. Please don't forget my sisters and brother nl-o Mother, Daddy and grandmother. Don't foigct Mrs. Brooks and all the pooi children. Your little friend, Rex Werner. Di-nton, Mil., Dec. 13, 1938 Dear Santa Claus, I am n very good little girl and in he First Grade. For CnrL-tmas I vould like for you to biing me a doll aby, piano, blackboard, scarf and cap et, some cnndy and nuts. Please on't forget brother, mother, daddy nd my teacher, Mrs. Brooks. Your little friend, Jean Fearins. Denton, Md., Dec. 13, 1938 Dear Santa Claus, I have been a very good boy. Please ring me an army plane, truck, train nd candy. Bring something to all )oor boys and girls anil to my teach- r, Mrs. Brooks, and to daddy, mother nd big brother. Your little friend, Jimmie See. big of the lonely room he had just quitted, he shrugged his shoulders and started up the street. With his head down he trudged through the snow, plowing his way with difficulty against the strong: wind. Too late he saw a dark figure directly in front of him. There was a bump, and a crash as an armful of packages landed on the sidewalk. Startled, Jim looked into the face of the girl he was thinking about, His face red with embarrassment, Jim picked up her bundles. His apology was quite incoherent. Strange to say, the girl laughed amusedly. "Why go around barging into people this way? It's just my luck, Christmas eve, to have my bundles all scattered, and," a little ruefully, "some of them broken." "Say, that's a shame. You must let me replace anything that's broken," Jim insisted. "Really I'm awfully sorry about this. I was fac- 1 ing the snow and had my head down. I'll never forgive myself if you don't let me do this last minute shopping: with you. I am Jim Sheridan, from. Dubuque, working for the Times." "Well, I'm Joan Siegfred. I've been- feeling..sorry for the way I squelched you a while ago. So I'm glad of a chance to say so." Her eyes were bright and sparkling. Walking down the busy streets with a pretty girl, replacing Christmas decorations that had been smashed in the fall, and being allowed to help put them on the tree later, was a lot better than going to a picture show alone. And when Joan's cheerful, friendly mother 1 asked the homesick lad to have dinner with them next day, Jim felt that he was no longer a friendless stranger in a big city, and that Christmas was a time of peace and good will, after all. " ©--WNU Service. Christmas on the Highway CHICAGO.--With traffic Increased by the Christmas rush, more American lives were lost in automobile accidents during the month of December, 1936, than in the Revolutionary war. But last December, in a campaign led by the National Safety council, the toll was reduced by 400 lives. But still 3,890 people were killed that month. Pedestrians and motorists alike were responsible for this "field day" of the .grim reaper. People are often less cautious during the holiday season. LETTERS TO SANTA Denton, Md., Dec. 13, 1938 Bear Santa Claus, I am going to school. I want a snow suit. I want a blackboard. I want a desk. I want a snow sled. I want a ginger bread boy-book. I want some ·oranges and bananas and candy. Your little friend, Louise Andrew. Denton, Md., Dec. 13, 1938 Dear Santa Claiw, I have been a good little girl thi? year. So please bring me a Snow White ' doll, typewriter, doll's high chair, pack of balloons, dreas and some nuts, candy and tangerines. Please remember the rest of the little girls and boys. Your little friend, Anna Marie Gottwals.. a doll and some books. Please put some candv and nuts in my stocking. I would like for you to bring my teacher, Mrs. Brooks a pretty smock. Your little friend, Janet Pitts. Denton, Md., Dec. 13, 1938 Dear Santa Clans, I am a little boy five years old. I go to school every day and am in the First Grade. I would like for you to bring me a marble game, some story books, rain coat, a little filling station, and another game. Don't forget my teacher, Mrs. Brooks. Your little friend, John Quillen. Denton, Md., Dec. 13, 1938 Dear Santa Claus, J . . . . ,, . , I am six years old and in the t trst Grade. If you thihk I have been a good girl please bring me an Orphan Annie watch, doll clothes, doctors set, etore counter, pajamas, bedroom slippers, dress, shoes and socks. Be sure to visit Mrs. Brooks, my sister and all the boys and girls. Your little friend, Frances Alburger. cowboy suit, a cardboard toy barn with animals and anything else you think a litte boy should have. Don t forget my brothers and sisters, my teacher and all the other boys and Denton, Md., Dec. 13, 1938 Dear Santa Claus, I am a little girl in the First Grade and I am six years old. Please send me a bottle of perfume for my teacher. I would like to have a pair of shoes and oranges, apples, candy, nuts and a dress. Your little friend, Viola Scott. Your little friend, Billy Reese Smith. Denton, Md., Dec. 13, 1938 Dear Santa Claus, I am going to write you a letter asking for what I want for Christmas. I want a big truck with double dual wheels, a play barnyard of animals and farm set. I want some new- waists, candy and fruit, I also have two brothers. One baby brother please don't forget him. Please don t forget my teacher, Mrs. Brooks either. Your little friend, G. Paul Hubbard. Dear Santa Claus, I am a little girl nine years old. 1 go to school and I am in the Third Grade. I would like for you to brmp me a pair over shoes, size 5V6, and two pair of long stocking.;, some candy, nuts and apples and anything cist, you can. Please remember cverybodj also my mother, daddy, sisters nnt brothers and my grandmother, =he IK at my aunt Florence's and uncle Ben F Please remember my teacher, Mis Cade. She wants a new red coat, thank you for the things you brough me last year. Your little friend, Lucille Cohev. At STORKS Adds To Your Joy At Xmas Showing the Newest and Best to be found at prices to suit your desires Largest Selections Shown in The Tri-Counties Stteff Silver See the New Homcwood Pattern DIAMOND RINGS Most Attractive Engagement and Wedding Rings WATCHES Bulova, Elgin, Gruen and Hamilton in Newest Designs Your visit will be a Mutual Treat STURMER Since 1894 Jeweler Gift Counselor EASTON --:-- MARYLAND Denton, Md., Dec. 13, 1938 )car Santa Claus, I am a little boy six years old. I Denton, Md., D^c. 13, 1938 Dear Santa Ctaus, I am a little boy nine years old. For Christmas I would like you to brim; me a cowboy suit, air rifle, train, pen knife, gloves, i-iindy, n u t h ami oranges. Don't forget mothci, dud and little biothers, also my teacher, ML's Miller, and my little playmates. Your little friend, Roland Griflilh. y^i^^^^^r^^fff^^^^^jy^^^fy^^\^^^^^ -*-*- w *. * *- -*- Denton, Md., D-JL-. 115, l'J38 Dear Santa Clnus, I um a little girl eight ·*'«·' " 1(l I am in the Third Grade. I would like for you to bring me Christmas a cooking set, a set of dishes, a kitchen cabinet, a pair of shoos, randy, nuts and oranges. Don't foiget my mother, daddy, my brothers and hitters, mv teacher and the children in my loom. Your little ftierid, Kathryn DoFoid. Dentnn, Md., Dec. 13, 1938 Dear Santa Claus, Please bring me for a Clirii-tmas gift a package of balloons, a wagon and a (lump truck. Please also ie- mcmbcr my little sister, Ann, and my teacher, Mrs. Brooks. Your little friend, Duncan Butler. Denton, Md., Dec. 13, 1938 Dear Santa Claus, I have been a good little boy. I am six years old. My teacher's name ih Mrs. Brooks. Please don't forget her. I also want something for Christmas. I want a dump truck, a 7-inch liounc- ing auto, a 12 big value balloons, a Texas ranger, 9-inch bolhtei, liain. Buddy "L" digger, a milk wagon, 1 am a little ooy six years uiu. i. embossed dominoes, a realistic shot- ave tried to be good. For Christmas'gun, a watch, u Rcdbird Jr. bicycle, would like you to bring me gloves, I Please bring ump truck, target gun, cnndy, nuts' ~* "~ nd oianges. Don't forget mother, nd and biothcrs, also my teacher, In*. Brooks. Your little friend, Louis Griffith. Dtnton, Md., Dec. 13, 1938 )oar Santa Claus, I jini a little boy 7 years old. I ·ant a train and little cars, a play irm wagon and bicjcle. 1 want can- y, nuts, apples. Don't forget Mrs. ;rooks. Your little friend, Joseph .Martin. P. S. Please remember all the poor ittle children in Denton. er, my sisters, my mother and father. Please don't forget the other boys and girls. Your little friend, William Meal. Denton, Md., Dec. 13, 1938 Dear Santa Claus, I am a little boy six years old. For Christmas I would like to have -in airplane, tricycle, pair golashes, pair gloves, pair shoes, dump truck, package of balloons, pair stockings, pick up sticks, marking pencils, candy, bananas. Don't forget my teacher, Mrs. Brooks and all of the other children. Goodbye. Your little friend, Cornelius Butler. P. S. I am a very good little boy and please don't forget the poor children. Denton, Md., Dec. 13, 1038 Dear Santa Claus, I am a little girl G years old. Plca-c bring me a doll and a Mickey Mouse watch and whatever you think you can spare. Don't forget to bring candy, nuts and oranges. Please don t forget m\- sick mother and grandmother also daddy and aunt Agnes, uncle Bud and Jane and my teacher, Mrs. Brooks. Plea-e bring her a book. I am a good girl. I'm sending a big kiss to you, Santa. Your little friend, Ardith Lee Beaman. Denton, Md., Dec. 13, 1038 Denton, Md., Dec. 13, 1933 Dear Santa Claus, I am writing to you to ask yon to please bring me a wagon, story book, blackboard and a painting set. My brother and I want the same and bring my little sister something too and my mother, too. Tour little friend, Jesse Spencer. Denton, Md., Dec. 13, 1038 Dear Santa Claus, I am just a little girl six years old. I am in the First Grade. Will you please bring me a nice doll, color book and some hankie?, loth of candy and nuts. Don't, forget my little brother, James. Please bring him some nice Dear Santa Claus, I am a little boy six ycnrs old in he First Grade. I want for Chri-tmns a dump truck, a milk truck, a sled nd a companion. Please don't forget my three older brothers that are bigger than I am. My name is Charles Verner. Don't forget my teacher, Mrs. Esther Brooks. Denton, Md., Dec. 13, 1938 Dear Santa Claus, I am a little boy six years old. I am in the First Grade. I like my eacher, Mrs. Brooks. For Christmas want a wagon, a police outfit, a G- man gun, bedroom slippers, candy, nuts and oranges. Your little friend, Charles Stcelman. Denton, Md., Dec. 13, 1938 Dear Santa Claus, i iry u u« B«UU. *«" WMH ········«" I am writing to you to ask you to. wal) t a desk with chair, skates, sled, please bring me .a wagon, blackboard, a painting set. I also want candy, i-- i--i. ,,,,,! n nnintinir ant: Ami j^jjg and oranges. Please don't forget Mother and Daddy and mv brothers. Your little friend, Peggy Davidson. My address is: Miss Peggy Davidson, 905 S. Steeper St., Baltimore. Md. toys. Your little friend, Joan Osbornc. Denton, Md., Dec. 13, 1938 Dear Santa Claus, I am a little girl six years old and I try to be good. For Christmas I i _ _ ! _ , _ ! _ _--?i.l_ «Vn i »· nlrn+*ic cIrwl JlCtlau ui ni£ · « " - - « · "*·»'--· · story book and a painting set. And Santa Claus, don't forget my little sifter, she wants a doll baby and a carriage. . , . , Your little friend, Howard Spencer. 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