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Arthur, ten years old; his sister Alice, soon to be nine; Dick and Daisy, twins, seven, and Toddlekyns, soon to be five, organize a conspiracy to waylay and rob Santa Claus. Thinking they have not been properly considered in the past, they conclude that Santa Claus doesn't know what children ought to have, and they decide to set him right. Also, they think he ought to be up to date, and get an airship and an automobile in place of his ancient reindeer and sleigh. Accordingly, after talking to their parents about their grievances, they write Santa Clans a letter, putting the case in plain terms. Santa Claus gets this letter, with millions of other letters, while he is directing his army of workmen in his great shop in the Region of Eternal Ice and Snow. He is almost buried alive in the letters that are sent to him, and summons a lot of gnomes and fairies to open and arrange his mail for him. When he gets the one written by the conspirators, he acts on it promptly. First, he issues a ...

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