The Indian Helper (Vol. 3, No. 41)

The Indian Helper (Vol. 3, No. 41)
Carlisle, PA
May 25, 1888

The first page opened with a poem, "Try," followed by a blurb against tobacco use and by "A Visit Through the Lower School Rooms," that reported the activities of students in the lower grades. It continued on page four. The second page bore news of students out in the country, the "disgraceful" portrayals of Indians by Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, a report about the baseball game played at the fairgrounds between the Indian School and Dickinson College's Preparatory Department, a small article about the teachers' sociables, and an obituary of Billy Somers (Cheyenne) written by his brother, Abe Somers (Cheyenne). The third page featured many small news briefs regarding students on outing, students returned to homes, teacher and staff activities. Page four featured an article called "Climb Up," about historic figures and their successes.

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