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Olean Democrat, The (Newspaper) - December 18, 1890, Olean, New York 0! KAN V.'K! K '.MEMORY OF STEW ART TRANSFERS T'-lc. GARDEN SlTY CATHEDRAL TO TriJTfP'cS. Follows Lp tlir Kf nunt'it.nii of liy O Half Million to :i u Coftlj u t-x- idge Henry Hilton, tho othle of ordinary dwelling hoasej that in the cathedral lands, but ib is the tion cf tlis trustees, under the made with. Judge Hilton on retirement, to go ahead at once with 1 the girls' in permanent home. Plans for this porpuse are already be- prepared, and before many months ever, nro tlii-imiin ot tho MTV- even tho grand organ, j'ih t o-t like 1'hu choir bojh u. u holar- in St. Paul's school i.i rctuni 101 their bcrvi( fs in the catl cL'al, aud a-, tho icpuHtnn of this echotl scholar- ship, which '-osta ii v.-ry high throughout tho country tV' trustees have a iield from which to pick their voices. As icsulL thy Sunday musical Hcnkis in lbn little Long Isl- and city aie by travelers who have- heard tb.-n to be fully up to tho best thing-) that fire done in the great Episco- pal cathedrals of England. A stone's throw from th" cathedral is the boys' tchool building, a massive structure of brick and Dorchester stone that about At present St. Paul's houses about 140 boys from all parts of the country, but its capacity is much greater. Its length is 800 feet, and the three wings of -which it is com- posed are feet deep. Dormitories, class rooms, play rooms and everything else are under one roof, the diffei ent di- visions being connected by covered win- dows. There are very few, if any, schools of the land that are better equipped. The library and art gallery are magnificently stocked, and every sleeping room in tha immense building ig unusually large, comfortable and homelike. The objects of the school are entirely preparatory, scholars being fit- ted to enter college. There is a military course, looked after by a YTest Point instructor, and all the bojs wear uni- The see house in which Bishop Little- John, the head of the Long Island dio- cese, lives with his family is about half as far from the cathedral as the school building. It is a very hantlsoni3 struct- ure, with every convenience, pnJ. cost Tho 1 "sliop is a great traveler and has splendid taste, and as a result of thio the house is most luxuriously fur- nishe 1. The grounlo about all of tho buildings are as near perfect as tha best landscape gardening can make them. Their BUT- ronndings on every hand aro ideal. Gar- den City is a perfect cathedral town. It is of course not as ancient as the cathe- dral cities of Europe, but a lovelier spot can be found nowhere on earth. All the bustle, excitement and noise of the city seem to have died out there, though it is forty-five minutes' ride from New York. Ever} thing is quiet and peaceful, and the tender tones ot the great cathedral organ seem to have breathed an air of the most exquisite purity and calmness on every- thing about. The town itself, which was founded by Mr. Stewart, is like a bnge park with lovely country villas hers and there among the great trees aad smooth graveled walks winding be- tween. Mr. Stewart bought tho eight thousand acre tract on wliich the town is Liid out THKM.MKOFTIiKHOUSK IT IS MOT Ot FEN U B'J I IT IS A f POTCN1 TIio One of Ab-sol-tf I'o.tft In tho t'liltcil IU IIUtin> IH ICrcpi-r, the Vi niu) of liis i1- x ual Dec 11. Only on-v e convene d. more than a ago, ha-. mace b" 'i culled into use, and that was when th" member from New Jersey reached far the no-o "f the mc-riibtr from witli hi, energetic ii t. To mo.st to the hou 7Ji: 3JS.CE AT REST mystery. They standing r.pon a round marble the riglit of the speaker's chair a contrivance which looks like a bundle of stickt." surmount- I ed by a ball and a bird. Ko one pays attention to this queer device. It is so seldom used and so often seen standing in its placs that members and other habitues of the hall appear to be un- mindful of its existence. The stranger, however, fails to ask what it is. 1HM uioro, of ui strrlintj worth as UK- first of line mace hua its high priest iu tho perbon of tho Bcrgcant-at-arrns. Every day at high noon, when tho meets, official enters tho hall, baring the symbol in his and places it npon its pedestal. When thohottso udjounib or takes a recess carne> it away to its cloister. HornetJUK-S ho ti'krs it tiway when the house ctntinncsiu fc sion, or appears to do ro, and tins bomething which the visitor cannot understand. Tho tiplunation L> a simple1 Nearly oveiy day the houto resolvc't it (If into committee of tho whole how on the state of the Union. Usually oa such oc- casions the s pcuker retires after calling ;i to the chair, though h may jin sine if he wi ,'ncd to do The corn- imtre ol- the whole is not the house of I'Mhcsentr-iives but what its name in- dicates, a H.nple committee of which every member of the house is a member, and consequently tho mace has no proper place a3 a Mlont guardian of its delib- erations. When co or.lorcd by the speaker tho high priest of the mace lifts the ancient symbol from its place and carries it, held aloft, upoa the floor among the members. If there is disturbance there may bo sure it will quickly disap- pear. This priest of the 13 also a sort of father confessor to the st-itesmen of the house. -Ah, if his secrets were un- veiled what sensations there would be in the land! The sergeant-at-arms has many delicate duties to perform besides that of polishing up the gold eagle. Once in a session or so ib happens that a call of tho roll failing to disclose the presence of a quorum, the sergeant-at- anns is ordered to apprehend absent members and bring them before the bar of the house. The sergeant-at-arms is suppooed to know just where these de- linquents are to be found, and he and his assistants generally do know. A drinking saloon not far from the Capi- tol is usually drawn on for a limited number of statesmen. A few doors down New Jersey ave- almost on the site of the first it AIT VHP I mr rUK JAITL A YOUNG AMERICAN PROVED HIS ERAVCRV V aloi v A ilii'llliax II ciiturc- In Hie Amirs S.ijcUiiix IZhilscll In a Cutjc to Attract V. ild IJ a and whenever he passed they lauyhid und whispered spiteful jokes to each other, v, Inch he v. as luckily not so silly as to mind Now, in this wild and thinly peoylfi dis- trict the oeast, of prey were so tru'ifcle- f'-Mf-l group i.wl rijoUK'h toiiml.f aim niire, In- kvt-led hih ut tlic foremost U'a-.t, hay to lx- the cub, and let llv 1! is HUH was true, and tlow foil the cub otoix- ck-.-ui, but its fall was follo.a-d by a fn- infill yell as the fem.ile j mad- deuc.l b> thy loss of Lc-ryoiuin. IK-w i aging ut one side of DauV sheltering c w, while the male, either by accident or dt-Mgn, dashed !it the other. This attack both sides er intended or not) brought the lad within a hair's bre.idth of destrtK ti HI, for the bars were enough ap ut to let his yrim foes thrust their paws betwc 'n so far us almost to touch him on citlur 'ide, while he, standing as erect as he could bc- the clutching talons (for he knew that one inch to right or left would cost him his life) reloaded with all possible bpeed. But all .'.t once the she .jaguar, with ruxe at biiuir; unable to reach the si iver of her young, rushed round to the other side of the cage and leaped up on to the bars just as the male beast m la a d.ish at them likewise Dan fired ag-tiu P'.id wounded mor- tally, but it was too late. The wught of the two Luye bodies suddenly thrown both at orce "upon the same spot overbal- anced the It tottered on the of the bank, turned over, and fell with a loud splash right down into the stream, carry- ing Martin with it IJappilj fyrot.r hero (who would other- have beir.i drowned in this novel sen- try tue fehoc.i of the snapped the worn arid rusty of the bolt, and Dan, biuind find as he was, was able to push back the door of tin caye and scramble out into the shallower water, was little more than waist deep. Uut just as he about to clamber up onto the b.iuk a farious m the stream drew his attention to the third jngiiar, which badly hurt by a blow from the COIIIT of the cage as it fell was strug- gling in the water close beside him. Come what might it must not escape. Like light- ning Dan whipped out his long hunting knife and buried it iu the moiistei's throat that needed no lepuat'on. Just at that moment the other omcers of the mine, startled by the firing, came rush- ing up to the spot in a body to see what was the matter, and stood ia blank amaze- ment at sight of the dead monsters and the "young milksop" by whom they had been slain. "Senor Don at length said the chief of the mining staff, who had always been hardest of all upon the young uero, "you are a brave man, end I for one will never say another word against you. But what could have tempted you to run so fearful a "I wanted to get some money to send home to my replied the young man simply, "for I haven't managed to save anything for her this half year." For an instant his hearers eyed each other in silent confusion, and then, press- ing round bini, bagged his forgiveness; find from that day forth, so far from be- ing called a milksop, Dan was ''El Vali- ente Americano" (the brave D WID KDB. J'J ''i1 IA rf 3Q.I Sa: of York, and the cnnons at a u: .y wart a notes on the way sucli are done The c r -mony was in St. Luke's Prot- estant episcopal church, of Philadel- phia. vr.i5 quite filled br relatives and fnc-nds. The rector. Rev. Leverctt Re v. ir y. officiated, and was Tin m.-i> Gallaudet, New York. v.1ir. front ar 1 r i It-n-l a -1 Th' The bride's pov i.h a fnll court sage Ti> the tr..l i onl ft.ir. t'j" g by Ann w; s of n. the n 1 of nciiT .'ir 1 f f ri li.i in As f r r. sfall k K to L. between maintain They of f-Wtf omrefoill ir. ti r ti.ft v i" O 1 ft f i a lot i rr; ccl rx t %.o-' rui} i -v Mi V, a. r rr c -i 1 away by f-orae vandal to cupidity and T'nhappy fate of ;v xt convt-ned thf-re >Tjatth3 am- mUrr cy W a r- C -1 c A QUEER BOX tS A BAGGAGE CAB. waltz at a private dancing school, when the man of the mace rushed in upon them and waltzed them away to the bar of the house, there to make their expla- nation. When a member is called before the bar to give, reasons for his absence he is not sworn to tell the truth. It would he exceedingly awkward at times if this ex- action were made of him, for statesmen have been taken out of professional gam- bling dens and worse places by the un- relenting bit happily secret keeping officials. The nan of the mace must have discretion as well as zeal, for it would not do to take an intoxicated Statesman into the presence of the house. That would offend the dignity of the body, and be decidedly uncomfortable for the member. In such cases the officer discreetly reports ''not tu bo More than one statesman of renown owes his fair fame to the reticence and discretion of a sergeant-at-arms or his assistant. It u a matter of general con- gratulation, however, that drunkenness, gambling and worsa vices are much less frequent now among public men than they were in tho old days. There are no public gambling houses in Washing- ton, and the members who often get drunk could be counted on one's fingers. Some strange stories are told by as- sistant sergeants-at-arms concerning their experiences with junkets and fu- nerals. It is the duty of these officials to act as f ucc ral masters when a member of the house dies, and to make r.ll arrange- ments for transporting the corpse to the place of interment, accompanied by a committee of congressmen. As a rule, of late years these funeral excursions are mana'g-pd with dignity and solemnity, though it would be contrary to humaii nature if a frw small jugs and a limited number of bottles of wine and boxes of cigars were not included in the para- phernalia of woe. Many funeral scandals have come to light through publication of the items of expense, but one story has down to this time escapes! the chron- iclers of press It was told the other day by STI ex "I was raaTiaffing a funrnil trip once said this gentleman, "and thf journey was a long and tedious The com- mitV'0 inn-t'" 1 that 1 tbould lav in asnp- ply of vrhi-'-vV and W.EO. 11 t'.rl so But th-" i? ri r.'.sr'-1 is vary beasts seemed to avoid by instinct all a uatlc monsters of that age naturally rars and pitfalls and toward the center-or, ta is more likely, many successive generations 'ilk SHOOTING THROUGH THE BARS. some that the owner of the mine, a rich citizen of Lima, had ofTered a pretty high rewnrd for every jaguar (panther) killed, but to kill them was no easy matter. The wary beasts seemed to avoid by instinct all tra." poisoned meat If a band of hunters went forth against them they were nowhere to be seen, while any man who ventured through the bush aloae was apt to see more of them than ho liked. was the perilous mission that had brought the brave American lad to that dangerous spot by night. He had set a trap for the and baited it with and now he was watching to see what would come of it. He had not long to wait. The savage brutes had already scented him, and ere rustling and crackling was heard among the bushes, an.l the brightening showed him three bodies creeping stealthily to.vurd the in which he .stood reany, rile hand. They were .1 rornplete jaguar father, mother beast ah'io-l full Mifl with terrible With flat i ..Mini, thfir mvat. Les "WEauvaMe1? Terics. Nnw YORK. Dec. 16 u the hostile In- dians iefuge in tlie Cad as recent dispatches state they arc thoii Lhe job for our army is sim- plified. It i-> pot to fight the out of ro, bat to keep them ia as as long as the aforesaid are the same sort of bad lands I saw ous there the hostiles who winter in them will all be "good IniLuns'' before is. dead PKC.S It us not possible that the Indians coulJ have driven in cattle enough, to hiac all nor wouhl the cat- tle live long after setting there. riLe tenes.'' the French called them, of Dakota differ ftreatiy from pais'1 of New Mexico or bad lands, of Wjomiug and western Utah, though the words mean the same thing, and those of Dakota are by far the richest in geological interest. Fossils of every creature known to the cretaceous and ter- tiary periods are there by millions and the indications are plain as to the origin of such a peculiar region. There the scientists tell great ocean stretching along the eastern base of the Rocky mount- ains from the gulf to the frozen north- There was an upheaval and consequently small seas left on rather high levels; the seas drained away through the present canyons, and their dried beds are the in- terior basins of today. As the interior sea grew smaller the tin., tb ir 1 at r. T v 1 I i 1 J :vt.. 1 1 al li M. >rj -n 7 t W I n mase U bad bidilen V bj woman who u cow to now maU-nM.an 1 Mao1 III. we kde m the and which tlT 1 t ft-1 V. .1 rl r I'll- t V r v ri. r.f n 1 n j- c-r.r r- Vr SCFNl IN THE BAD I.AVl's the water to die in hence one JiTicK i-iiinll circular kssiiiK lit-re and there i.irr.illy pickid with In two one of my fneutls gathered a or so of sharks" teeth and other much like those found in the lx-ds of South Carolina On the ;rlj.rrnt found vast n of row creatares that laud but The Iruh ms bad strange tions about the-e remains. andj verj to haijmrSt first ob rrnicMd As mvir as I "f them (for not one inUrjirc'ter ipOuld mr.kc out an Indian imih intoplau can put Vm-.ed that thtn 1' m v. TV sti r, m-ike th'-ics il ir d in in J's, and i if 5n.iT to lately f ofTm-'l lif' m -11 h NUrt n vhc painter tuxl be by wild an gnzily the Ud in tu of the far to be Coolly wiit- J :t '-V will rto far mrt 1.1 murh Ute lit tie that tt left won be ex- ;