The first page opened with a notice that there were no Indian Helper newspapers published for December 28 and January 3rd. A notice followed: “A Novel Christmas Present: Our Superintendent Made with his own Hands a tin Cup for Each Employee.” Next was a poem, by “E.G.“dated Dec. 25, ’89 titled “The School Poet Again Stirred” about the…
School Employees - Deaths
Notice of the death of Obadiah G. Given, School Physician. Richard Henry Pratt forwards vouchers covering the pay due him to be paid out to his estate.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Samuel H. Gould, Principal Clerk of the Carlisle Indian School for the last ten years, died suddenly earlier in the day.
Alfred John Standing informs the Office of Indian Affairs of the death of the Carlisle Indian School Chief Clerk, Charles H. Hepburn.
Richard Henry Pratt reports the death of Annie R. Jordan, head of the Laundry Department, to the Office of Indian Affairs.
Cover letter in which Richard Henry Pratt forwards accounts of Annie R. Jordan who is recently deceased. Pratt requests to pay the amount due Jordan directly to her husband.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs of the death of Anna C. Hamilton, Normal School Teacher.
Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to pay the full salary of teacher Anna C. Hamilton for her leave of absence following her death.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs of the death of Bessie Barclay a teacher at the Carlisle Indian School.
Superintendent W. A. Mercer advises the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that Miss Carter's leave of absence was due to sickness. Mercer also informs the Commissioner that Carter died on March 11th. He requests the Commissioner to approve Miss Carter's application for a leave of absence with pay.
Commissioner of Indian Affairs Cato Sells writes to Warner Thompson regarding the death of Annie S. Ely, the former head of the Outing Department at the Carlisle Indian School. Commissioner Sells praises Ely's record of nearly 30 years in that department.