The Indian Helper (Vol. 3, No. 19)

The Indian Helper (Vol. 3, No. 19)
Carlisle, PA
December 16, 1887

The first page opened with an untitled poem about kindness, followed by "Part of Our Hospital Work," a reprint of a composition by Nancy Cornelius (Oneida) who detailed her experiences as a hospital assistant. She wrote about the breakfast routine and the Apache mothers caring for their babies at the hospital. There was also an article reprinted from an Atlanta paper, entitled "Beauty That Shines Through." Page two opened with a lecture about Africa, followed by the proceedings of the Girls' Literary Society. There were several items about the various Sunday events and student work accomplishments. The third page was taken up with many short news items about students who had returned home, school activities, building conditions and pupil teachers. The fourth page opened with an article entitled, "How to Select a Boy," followed by a letter from Mrs. Platt of Trevor, Iowa, about the value of her Indian Helper subscription. Then came "Square Word," a puzzle followed by a riddle, "What the Little Boys Are Anxious To Have In Their Play-Room." 

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