The Indian Helper (Vol. 4, No. 1)

Carlisle, PA
August 17, 1888
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The first page opened with the poem, “What the Flowers Said,” followed by an article reprinted from The Baltimorean, titled "Men Who Were Laughed At,” about how technologies were first spurned. Page two featured several news reports about the band, outing experiences, news from the Rosebud Sioux and Osage Agencies, and an entire column given to events gleaned from the summer camp at Tagg’s Run written by “Watch Dog.” Page three included many short notices that described staff excursions, camp news, student outing notes, progress on the new school building, baseball and tennis, and Capt. Pratt’s visit to the Standing Rock Sioux Agency. Page four opened with Mary Bailey’s account titled “Some Things a Little Pueblo Girl saw in Philadelphia,” followed by a treatise by Webster on the value of education.  There was also a poem, “Trifles,” and “Hidden Things They do at Camp.”

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