The Indian Advocate. (Sacred Heart Mission, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 12, No. 2, Ed. 1, Thursday, March 1, 1900 Page: 8 of 24
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100m. Another door admits to the corridor in which are
rooms for the treasurer sleeping and dining apartments
with a reception room for visitors. On the other side is the
laboratory photographic gallery and music room. The
main corridor leads to the right into the study hall and
class room. A rear door opens upon the yard separating
the Alumnate from the College; and in this yard there is a
well furnishing the best water to be found on the premises.
A large stair-case in the conidor conducts to a spacious
dormitory which may be utilized and has been on various
occasions as entertainment hall. Two other stair-cases
give admittance into this dormitory one on the outside ad-
mits into it from the above s'aid yard and would be invalu-
able in case of fire. The other leads into the monastery.
proper by a small passage where are an Infirmary and small '
private rooms for boarders and professors. The students
have two large play grounds one at some distance from the
College for athletic sports and ball games; the other imme-
diately in front of the College for ordinary recreations. The
Alumni have their play ground in the rear of the Alumnate.
Both play grounds are provided with swings and appropri-
ate places for croquet lawn tennis and other games.
Underneath the College is a large basement that might
be used as a recreation hall during winter and bad weather
should circumstances require. At the entrance of the
grounds there is a lake or pond called Lake Nazareth
used in winter for skating though rarely on account of the
exceedingly mild climate and in summer for swimming and
boating. See cut No 2. This pond is the ordinary haunt
of an interesting flock of geese and ducks the pets of the
boys. The refectory of the students is on the opposite side
of the main building next to the dining room of the Com-
munity immediately above the kitchen the whole being in
a small separate building. The food is abundant and
wholesome the same as is served on the table of families in '
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