by John Duncklee
~ A Romance Short ~ Joe and Marge, high school sweethearts, break up when Joe travels west to become a cowboy. Joe works as a cowboy in Wyoming, but he never forgets Marge. Eventually he retires from the cowboy life to become a writer. With his belly rounded and a white beard, Joe becomes Santa Claus for The Brown Palace Hotel in Denver. Then one special Christmas Eve, a surprise await him.