100 Years Ago: Letter from Santa Claus

The Intelligencer December 17, 1915 (page 8)

“A Letter from Santa Claus. Dear Editor:—I wish you would inform the poor children of Belleville that I have opened my supply house at No. 304 Front St., where I have a letter box and would be pleased to have them write me. The Band Men are working for me and promise to have everything ready so that when I meet you on Christmas day I will have a present for all whose name, age and address is sent in to me. SANTA CLAUS”