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THE INDIAN ADVOCATE
to save it from annihilation. How sad to think that soon
those hollowed walls will have crumbled into dust, which
shortly must mingle with that of its heroic and devoted
A stone's throw from the mouldering pile is the Indian
school, where more than a hundred of the descendants of the
first neophytes are taught by the Sisters of St. Joseph. The
place is fitting for such occupation. Here where their dusky
forefathers swung the "mocana" or wooden sword, or poi
sed the fleet-winged arrow on its supple bow, they are gath
ered, willing and apt pupils at the feet of civilization, and
Upon each dusky fact!
Tins impress of its race,
Reserve and stcrness, till a sudden flight
Of fancv, or a happy thought finds place.
Then a quick (lashing smile and all ii bright.
Mary K, Mannix.
The Pen is Niftier than to M
0 say that the pen is mightier than the sword,
is an old saying but at the same time a very
What better means have we of expressing and
conveying our ideas and sentiments more strong
ly than by the use of the pen? It is 'a potent
matrician and hv a sino-le stroke overrules the
CsSi strong will of man.
juaucanon.is tneone ining, tne oniy tning mat
will fit man for high destiny, G'adly then do I repeat the
sentiments of the age "Let knowledge grow more and
more" gladly do I admit a fuller knowledge will give us
more rerfect manhood and womankind. Education is a