The Indian Helper (Vol. 3, No. 18)

The Indian Helper (Vol. 3, No. 18)
Carlisle, PA
December 9, 1887

The first page opened with a short poem, "Grammar In Rhyme," followed by the memoir of Sioux student, Hope Red Bear about the Battle of the Big Horn, entitled "A Bit of Wild Life." There was also a piece about the treatment of horses called "If Horses Could Speak."  The second page featured news of the passing of former student Dan Tucker's (Arapaho)  child, the splitting of the Union Debating Society into two separate groups, visitors to the school, new classroom equipment and Alice Fletcher's news about her work with the Omaha Tribe. The third page included reports about the library, little girls' letters to Santa, boys gymnastics, new Alaskan pupils, school promotions and printing errors.  Page four showed two articles, "Questions and Answers" and "The Accurate Boy;" along with a report about the Oneida students at the Martinsburg (Pa) Indian School.

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