The Indian Helper (Vol. 4, No. 52)

Carlisle, PA
August 16, 1889
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The first page opened with a poem "Our Orderly,” about a seven-year-old Apache boy. The next article, “On A Band Stand,” was about children telling stories on the band stand, which continued on the fourth page. Page two opened with excerpts of letters “From the Out Pupils,” followed by the Saturday evening chapel program that featured Mr. Stailey who described his trip to Mexico. Page three featured one-sentence news blurbs about students on farms, students who returned to their agencies, gathering new students from Laguna, Pratt family travels, boiler room renovations, and a paragraph long article about the arrival of two new groups of Chippewas. Page four included a piece called “Indian Energy,” which gave a report by Julia Powlas (Oneida) about Jemima Wheelock’s expertise at reaping. The page ended with a puzzle titled “Animated Letters.”

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