The Indian Helper (Vol. 2, No. 32)

Carlisle, PA
March 18, 1887
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The first page opened with a poem titled “Take the Sunny Side,” by “Ex.” Also found on that page was “An Interesting Letter from John Dixon, One of Our Pueblo Boys Who Went to His Home in New Mexico Last Summer” addressed to Mr. Campbell. Dixon wrote about celebrating George Washington’s birthday, looking for railroad work and visiting the Albuquerque Indian School. Page two reported a speech by a congressman, deaths and births among the Apache prisoners in Florida, “A Prize for the Girls: A Pretty New Ribbon,” a report about illnesses at the Rosebud Sioux Agency, previews of article topics in the monthly Morning Star newspaper, and more small items.

Page three featured articles about school renovations, the school band, visitors, Outing departures to country homes, the farm purchase, a debate contest and ice cream social, and lastly, “Frank Lock Won the Prize.” Page four’s “Question Box” answered questions about various games and amusements on the reservations. The page ended with the puzzle sections.

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