on christmas morning a century ago

globe 11-12-25 on christmas morning

Dear readers: may you have better luck finding what you wanted under the Christmas tree than these people did a century ago (I already have).

Unlike Bobby, little Jamie would have been happier receiving a well-illustrated "Lives of Great Men" (or "Lives of Great Hockey Players" or "Lives of Great B-Movie Character Actors") than a pair of skates that might kill my ankles.

Source: the Globe, December 25, 1911


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