RACES: In a Canyon

Alone in a shack on the White River, Ariz., four miles from the Apache reservation, lived Henrietta Schmerler, 23, a New York girl who wanted to learn Indian tribal secrets. A brilliant student of anthropology and ethnology at Columbia University under famed Professor Franz Boas, she had been granted a fellowship to go west and study red men in situ.

In a canyon on the reservation last week was found the body of Student Schmerler. She had been stabbed, beaten, choked, thrown into the deep ravine. A few days before, she was said to...

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