The Indian Helper (Vol. 4, No. 37)

The Indian Helper (Vol. 4, No. 37)
Carlisle, PA
May 3, 1889

The first page began with a poem titled, “from The Memories of the Past and the Duties of the Present,” by John W. Woodside, followed by a reprint of a letter from former student Clarence Three Stars (Sioux) that reported conditions from his home titled “A Newsy Letter from Pine Ridge Agency: By an old Pupil of Carlisle who has been for Several years an Employee in the Agency Boarding-School.” Page two opened with a lengthy obituary of school physician Dr. Given titled “Death has Entered Our Circle of Workers.” Dr. Given’s funeral service was held at the First Presbyterian Church, followed by burial in Ashland Cemetery, Carlisle.

Page three featured news about visitors, students preparing for trips to their Outing homes, notice of a household staff exchange between Marion Stevick and her parents, an account of a group of Lincoln Institute students who met a celebrity sea captain, the school’s participation of pageantry in the National Celebrity of Inauguration of the first President of the U.S. at Dickinson College, among other news. The fourth page opened with a reprint of a letter from student Henry Martin attending Emory College, Georgia, followed by an article gleaned from a letter from returned student Constant Bread (Apache) titled “Capt. Bullis a Good Friend of Returned Apache Boys.”

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