Looking back...Dec. 24 issue
Last updated 12/23/2020 at 12:48pm
Compiled by Georgia Smith of The Times
70 YEARS AGO
December 21, 1950
SANTA CLAUS TO COME HERE THIS EVENING RIDING ON A ‘WEASEL’
Santa comes to Davenport Friday, riding in a WWII REA Weasel track vehicle.
First stop will be the Christmas tree adjacent the city hall at 6:30 p.m., when candy treats will be presented the youngsters. A sleigh will follow, if there is snow, taking the children to the lot adjacent Huck’s transfer where hot cocoa will be served at 7 p.m.
The party is sponsored by the Davenport Active club under direction of a committee including Ernest Guhlke, Carl Temp...