The School News (Vol. 3, No. 10)

The School News (Vol. 3, No. 10)
Carlisle Barracks, PA
March 1883

Page one included an address to the students from Capt. Daniel Childers, written by E. B. Childers, in which he described his own childhood and assured the students of the great opportunities they have as a result of attending Carlisle. Students were also reminded that chewing and smoking tobacco had to stop if they wanted to live like whites. Page two had an editorial on what Indians will do with their education and information on visitors from Washington, D.C, including Secretary of the Interior Henry M. Teller, his wife, and Commissioner of Indian Affairs Hiram Price. 

Page three had the Items list, which including notes on Crow children arriving at the school, others leaving for outings on farms, and a visit from 250 Methodist Ministers. Also on the page was Eugene Talkahpuer's (Comanche) article about how he works hard so that he will not end up lazy once he grows up. Page four had an article from Louis Big Horse about his trip to Pittsburgh and how he learned how glass was made. Also on the page was a letter from Lucius A. Phillips (Kiowa) to Captain Pratt regarding the health of the Kiowa children still at school.

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