Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, July 17, 1910, WOMEN, Page 7, Image 37
t THi; OMAHA M'NDAY BKK: JI LT 17. lfl That Cost Problem Artbnr C. CUuu, ArahlWot. r A 1 ?$ I COLOVEL J A SCR 9 INOEMOLL J MAKE ft new aptitl'-atitn of tlx" ; -- I old familiar saving, it to ( I Ik customary, tntng f"r (eple t 1 .. . kn.Mina nf h ll fTI , wttl rrara appetite nl ai ... . . . . ' tkitn ml a p. -i !. i I u.iiertaiiity of tlie ftiu4i ooet of a home! seems to m:-e tne p.iot;eitive hotnpouiiaer into attempting the impossible. Tri1 previous esperienc-es of their own uf ot . tneir friends, they knur that the ?ti- j irate reveired from eeveral v-on'. .-ictor" for the rontr-j-t.n of h-tue will some- , tiir.es vary as mi-h aa W' per tent. anl the variance of ? per eent being a very common experience. This creates an un- j eer-aitiity a to what the actual diet of! ever? house will be and amier tiiep cir- , vumstanrea it m only na.aiai t.iat the hu-, mail palon of wanting something for', nothing ebouid tempt the homebinlder into j sliding a number of little lus-iries and sne- cial feature whtrh are not entirely ss- j sential In a hope that a contractor mill i be found somewhere anitloim enough for ' i work to take the contract at a price co n- ' I in within tha amount they desire to spend. Colon Jane J km.. io recent y visited. In Omaha, while not a native of Nebraska, having been bum in Illinois near CMoage. waa aciiai'ited with tnia city la tha days when It waa still one of tha outposts ef the west. A( a boy of 1)1 he wme stationed at Fort Oman a n tne quartermaater apartment, and while there waa specially commended for bravery bv Capeaaa Hay a when called on for field work. In 1817 Colonel UMrereoll located In Idaho. for tha state. He then retrieved to Poaa lelio and mad tuat bia home. Ha baa built up a fortune In Mauo and la now one uf tha leading bankers of the state and ban other interests of much Importance in addi tion to thoee of his wank. A piiahliig. en ihussaatlc stamp's of western pluck and enterprise. Colonel Inferiol! advices th young men of tha older sections to get Into Idaho early and to grasp the bis; oppor- tucttiea now open to Mi em. Ha says that 1 thev ran do what he hai done, and we 1 know that moat men are, satisfied to rtlre form of arrwiiln on fuiure I ( i 1 1 t 1, i -4 r "a "4 MR. CLAUSEN'S BOOK. roina; first to Boiee. immediately becoming ! long before they acquire the success which a factor In the growth of that great state, i he naa achieved. However, tha colonel is H remained at Boise, until tta saw tha op- j net the kind of a man to ever retire, for be portjnlties at Poratello. realiung that that 1 i working for Idaho's future and his work , iry- was destined to become the gats city i for her has brought a fortune to hlmeelf. Timely Real Estate Gossip flaurmont la trte busy spot at present and which got it ia the onlr part of Omasa wtiere n-tMty again been i aa been great tha !at seven day?, a sum- , atrriea ani Into print last summer. Th.s is posibliit:es wh.ch as a rule r-uita in tha bomebui'der spending considerably ! mora for aia house than he ortginaily in- tended, or else omitting a numbr of trie estra items in order to keep the price down. While there Is a considerable dif ference in estimates given by contractor"!, there la a minimum under which the cn of a house tan not go without a reduction either In tne quality of materials or the i ruom. The building of a home is the same ' ai anything else made to order. While a i unit of clothes, which varies some In price' actirdlr.g to tne tailor making it. the' great variance In cost depends more upon ( tne quality of clotn selected. Tha construe- , tion of a boms iueoives the eonaiderat'ou of a multitude of detauls. Tha average ( home contains about two hundred kinds of materials, including tne different kmda ; of lumber and finished mtil work. If the second or third grade of each la ued. hi- ' stead of the bt. it will make a con siderable difference in tha total cost of the house, wtttt the d'fferencw in the cuft of each Item amounting to very little. An architect ia frequ-ntly called upon to : depend." upon the good bu.inees managa i.ve a preliminary estimate aa to tha coat mert of the home builder in obtaining of construcUng a homa from a cet taj.n plan. , eatimatas. It would be a very dlffteult j j Borne prospective Lome builders even try : mutter for an architect to eetimata the : :to maiie rim risrantee that a home will : business abUity of hia clients and this! !not cost over a certain amount. If tha j makes it sometimes more difficult to eeti-1 architect waa permitted to plan tna house i mate accurately tha coat of a house. The Independent of tha owner and then take i architect m In t position to know by prwvi- ewtlroatea on tha home there would not 01 experience approximately the cost of "AS i h. rftrrlr-lllrv ftxr him tr nlan A hnwa ' . - i . j - oa-uee. dui nai navioa tne kiii ot accurately Jtiat estimate will -Tie Art, Setascs and 8VaBtiJnw ef KoeneaiBilcUBg.' m chaotcm. 310 illustrations and a thouiand facts on the planning and deaiajnng of every kind of Dome. It eov-m a wide range ef mibiecta. Including the plam:ng of bunga.ows. suburban aurt city homee. letting contracts, choosing materials, proper dmign ot entrances, windows, f re places, etc. Price, postpanl. J1.U. A monthly supplement. "Practical Homenuilding " sent aratls for twelve months following tha sal of the book. Address, Arthur C. Clausen, Arehl teot, ll.M-37-38 Lauaber aoaattge. atlueapoUa, WlaneaoTs. I FROM THB CHICAGO DAlLT NKW3.) Cement Covered House s Taae a amall piece of plink. nail a pier of metal lath to It. then cover the lafi half ji men thick witrt mortar composed of Port. and cement end sand In snout the proportions used in making a.Uewaika Kaep t'ns in a damn place for a few weeks snd von wi'l find that to cut fie mortar from tna plana you wtil have to use a cold chisel. The cement spnllcstlnn hs he-m an artiflcal tone, hut much toualier and mure durable man any stone tnat net are has ever turned out T'lle simple illustration marks the cemoler on of an evolution destined in fie near fmura to revolu tionise building in the Lnite-I States. T'la ne, eeasry stops In this evolution were ctieap cement and cheap metal leih. T'lev srs both here end s trsnsfurtnstton has be gun wh ch will in a few v-srs ori"g about a marvel ous change in the appearance of town and country . Tlie greatr-et benefits to mine) from thiis - trm will be? ia th rtvrrtn of old frame haras aimI oatballilin which i every cooclitloa of tlelapiiUti ofTewd tbs sitflit- A few dsys' work of some plasterer marks t'la di.eetipearsnce of tMe old house and In effe-t the) creation 'if a new cut-stone structure up-to-date In suuearsm-e. pract i sJv everiaating. and re1y sslable In many raee., at double the previoua market vaiua. Writ for fr-a literature. Horteslsrn Expaniei Ulsfa! Co. S4 VAN BTJSEN ST., CHICAGO, ILL. Ke VV- t curding to the sixa of the house A woman ' building a large d ipiex 'house recently took j figures from five oontrsctcr. The figures '. ran h.gher titan she rteeired. but in-tead ; of permitting her to re-p'a.i her Iiwijw. her sn l.ltwt persiuutpd her to take figures ! from five more contractors. The lowest of then proved to bo alio it ll.'Vt lower tUa.1 , tl:e lowest hid obtained frtm the r.rst five j contrat tor", .v man informed his architect. ! tiiat lie wanted to in vt ex.ict'.v t..V.) in i : his heme. Estimates were ttktn front three, contractors the ioweet bid be-.rg W.Jsu. An- ' oUir contriivtor, a first ciaemaui about ' tliat time, anke-1 permission to flg-Jre on , vyyyyytfyyyywyyvywaWnVsW the work his bid was W.Xti. These are oxv We i the subject of gossip, owing to , comin. mMa ,. rM!Mn0l .mount ttat i prwpnery he nnot st-u, a Promm- dn,ai-t,ht lH I "' stipulate. But when a man J what the lowest contractor's aim having falien upon some other! ir.g would not be begun until 1MJ. The fact : at, tnat n, not want 1o ov,r h j is. and this waa announced a few weeks ; ctlona The promoters of Clairmont have in fact aucceeiled beyaod their expectations. 3ire tii an 17E lota bave bean sold there since the adoit.on waa put on the market aid i.niy flirty remain. Benson A Caj-Ttiicrial. the f'rra selling th property, have made con tracts in tha last two weeks for no Ites tiian HMD worth of Iota in this addition. Tha rush has bean to secure lots In tha standstill, neither party being willing to eat half of tha addition which Is cut Intoj concede anything. -a.t: and wees, halves by the boulevard hare, . j turning etarply to tra north. The boule- ; w . irtlrn rar A iaiie tea id tor i ' j tow-priced houaea to be bought on Install- Sometimes his estimate Is low and ago In The Bee. that be tha lei ma ot the .., ,., ei.et -hit- .. . . bonua subacripttain. work must be begun . K .,, j . , ,, , ,., j KitWt for a home and then tavsiars on ba-1ng eumet'me high. He stands in t.i tmm llftlne red oejt for Inter-toe finiell tnia tan ami inia is ine iixeu iniraijuii. i although only part or the ground can ne iit.llzed. This Is the sixty-six feet now oe cupied b'' the t'nion Outfitting company. Meanwhile negotiations with the M.lton Rogers company for Its leaee are at A a . Ins" on the work. rick veneer When he cannot afford to , mistaJia often made bv liomebuilders put In anything better than siding, tile ! g not In taking enough estlmatea on the i two of the manv common experWcea which ' g to show th advisability f taking a ; number of bids f-r the conetrui tion of t hmie or build.ng. In coniJusiun. the foliv.wing tindenaed j i.advico ia given w ith reference to the proper j handling uf the cost problem. First, make j up your mind that you can nut get some- j i thing for nothing In the building busi- ; neea. second, if your total cost must be limited to a certain amount, do not include in tha original plans unnecessary luxuries. Third, titka your architect's advice when ha reownmenda certain omissions in order to keep down the coat. Fourth, be sure to have enough acts of plana so that you can conveniently take a number of est!- mates with. A short apace cf time for each j contractor will take from five to ten days to figure up tha work, the time being con sumed bv them in taking eeti mates for the various items, materials, etc. Fifth, be sure that you have engaged a competent architect so aa to avoid a long list of extras because of omissions in tha plans ana specification, bixui, let your con- n swot o I KCTMH j SarTBSN I n Portable Screen Houses For Town or Campins Perch Screens, Vlindon and Gs:r Scresns Omaha IVindov Screen Co. olZiSz A SURETY BOND in my company gtiargntea th completioa of tie building gccordln to ta plans and apeciricatlona. within too Umo, frw of Hang and incumbrance. Request it of your contractor and thereby protect yourself from an xiety and to . 114,000 paid in loaae by tbia agency last year. Jf MITrirV MM1 F tores MattaesaJ Bank EOl roof when the price stipulated would only ; coet of the building. The architect ought 1 tract for the entire eonntru.stion to include shir glee and Insist on tha house to furruso from three) to five sets of flans containing a certain amount of rooms, he! so that a number of contractors can be cannot consistently make hia architect I figuring on tha work at ona Urn. Tha guarantee the cost of his house. Then owner should send these plana out for ee again, the cost of tha house very often timatea from five to ten contractors ac- one , general contractor, except tha heating and ' plumbing, which let under separate con-. tract, thereby saving the commission which ' your contractor would charge for handling ! tha latter and subletting it. j vard is to be 159 feet wide. Before tha turn tiie boulevard runs parallel and aittngside of Mllttat.ry avenuo and Is here lt feet ide. A large proportion of the purchasers In tend to erect homes) theieuu and titers will meats. Not a great many such are an the j market because they bave been a pretty j good investment In the pat and owners prefer to rent rattier than to sell. At leant fhii m x firtfttf)m. am tt mm - - fnt I be a good deal of building next spring in, " . " . , , , , , ' the first few years before depreciation has beguik ta be heavy snd Deform repairs begin to be aa great aa they will la: sr. Selling . ire addition. It ia tha Intention of the Board of Park commissioners to proceed, wltb. the g ading of the boulevard through Clair nont as soon aa thw avaiticn- meet la over. frame houses after renting them three or four years la noes a practice among some cf Tha Woodmen a building, columns about shrewdest real estate owners. e 1 ACRLAGE TRACTS ro& TliE INVESTOR OK ICR TUt SMALL FARMER THIS ia our specialty. From On to On Thousand acres. Tnia business la in ad a to kry your internals. Su sum of mony. however small, ia two mall to gut our beat attention. And no sum, however large, la too larga to tax our capacity to TO PLACE AXl) PLACE WITH PROFIT TO THE mVESTOH. We would like to bave you wrlta to ua for our booklet. Uteratur and other informa tion. W ara sura that you want to know about IDAHO. It la tha Luit West and tba rap Idly growing section of . the United States. Uera you can malt big profits on small In vestments. Land can b bought on credit. Write Fi.it Naw, Write Today GRAY Q. GRAY n VESTMENTS. POCATELLO. - . IDAHO SAFE FiHEFHGOF STORAGE We take great pride ia aaylna; what wa kMS w m aSewiBta i e-1. aad tiiat ta tiiat wa have) tiie fat'f ana aA-TEer aaoin Ttevj HOOT scosaja koaw ia taa west. Waea yoa sxaraara aartaisg w.Ut aa your wurry aaa resuoaatbLu; la re gards M ita safety aoda. Ten axe sure ef eareftU aaualiag, eafa fro as IUI er barglara ana amoaarate ta sms I fos yesva tasoraausa. stOW absat year siase wbea yoa ara gaaa. e aay acta vaeaaoie ouu ef ftnutmn. We kave private roease. special rooms for aosxashoid gooaa. ens waoii WLkx. cat. aa r lixi. aa t w jajua. Oont wait sani yea taour A ZOag aUT SO IT STOW. Muwoc aaa firs wrenf nonrt ta tar ktuiuia WX aVJOW BO; let aa ao u. Wa aordiany tavtte yew ta ta rns ewr saw, awaauiU. tire prawg warebeaae. aVa atMaeuaat wui glaa lr aaew J every part of taa xa trnu TOtrm tub ajix.xa ixi xarxovajuxx. Call Ds:0!:s 1753: 1:1 4-1335 Ona Firs Free! Step C3. 804-411 Saw tit ICth SL 500 Bushels of Po- asSBBSaBBBBBBaaBSSSBSSSBSSSaSB)SSBSSasSSSJSBSBBBS tatoes to the Acre YOU know that potato are always stay Id. Potatoes arc Ixe-d gold. The niarkata fluctuate very Uttla on potatoes. And U you has GOOD polatoea you CAN ALWAYS FLND A MAH KET FOR THEM. Tnia la the moat remarkable potato country la ALL THE WORLD. Tun Snake River Valley has beeu known to produce EiGUT HUN DRED AND FIFTY SUSHKLd OF POTATOES TO THE ACRkC You can RAISE POTATOES IN THIS VALLET. RAISE? THEM AND GET MONEY FOR THEM. Write ta ua about this. We have ti.e moat banoatNueiy tllustraieii boohlirt wntiea ajout tins. Tll TvV IN rai-Urt TR-.CT n Soutu rn idaho. Lnat has been printed In' a Ion wuue it ia lnignty In forming, too. IT 13 FR AND VtE UILX. tKJTD ONE COPY TO YOU IT ?U WILX. JLST WRITS A POSTAL CARD HJS WUiaT. WR1TK TODAY. J. E. WHITE TVflN FALLS, ID AH a4 4 n i '.. ' iiifil s : . . . s Livisi "R-Oi-vs.. I ) . 1 I The ECONOMY WINDOW SCREEN WILL. SAVE YOU ONE.HALT T. H. WEIRICH FIXTURE CO, CHjVNfttlt JT - CUBSe, ' 1 rjVWiTI-l siOQrw HAU. CMw-eNtw -- cue. rnl MieVei C Ht,eV"bS1W U ej iwi e. MANTELS AND TILE t'lrrpiacet Grate asxl Flxtaorea, Tile) Floors for all aarpoaes. Furmaces gatat all klatda of Hardware. Hilton Klogorc & Sons Co., "rtwwfiUi ansj Farnam traats t-lUTUTU3EMM. CA&1PING OUTFITS t skirB fqr sale r rent 11TH AND HARNEY STS. Ind. Phone A1833, 051AHA TH5T-e TLCC nix. TSl ISTIC BBICK. jEv8ryb3dy Using Sunderland Brick Vhen You Build, Use Brick Most Qt to Increase in valu of reaidoaca property (land) la offaet by depreciatloa of tram buildings thereon, to say notbln, of t& bib eoet of "up-keen p." Build of brick and protct tbe lncraaa aay it for roar own and reduce cost of maintenance to nothing-. is Until recently tbe market offered no fa e bric but red, buff and gray. We sought and found something new. dif ferent, better and now offers hundred typ-s colors and auHties of Artistic Faco Brick wbicb our patrons are weaTing into beauU fal esteriors. SE OCR EXHIBIT. Roof Fence Barn Point are more Items in tbe Sberwin-Williama Paint and Tarnith. Una. WE SELL ALL. Call for paint circular and color card. -Blnt ramlly Paint Uei I pound Color Ground In OU . ran Outside Fainc so vara 1 iooi 1 galion Outside and I aside Paint (covers .Ji flf, U W r iiaa Io square feet). 44 saades to choose. square feet ssmoj trm..mt IMI -pint Blcyaia aaiatnet -x -liart Mar-Net Duraia Floor Tamiiu I gallons Bicb Red Bara raint feJSi mt .....atta l pint Good Varnish a!Vr-plnt White Bath Tuh Enaunal Ooe 1 auart Inside Floor Paint M -Ptnt Buggy Paint as 1 aaiioa gooa Root Paint BUA a-plot Caa Aiutninam raiat SHERMAN & McCONNELL DRUG CO. OiVL DRUQ CO.. Corner 1Gth and Harney Land Agents Wanted To Organize Territory lUO.OOO Acre: of Louisiana Alluvial Wet Prairie Land to hm put oa the market at once. $'J,oOO,()X drainage system beinj coa structd, which will add life and activity to the sal. Call or address, C. W. STANSELTa Savoy Hotel, Kansas City, Mo. r Money snaaea mora money ia Ida bo tbaa In any other western state. That s why the Burley State Bank caa pay a greater per cent of inter est with absolute safety. Ten eaa t know about this unless yoa writ for FREE INFORilt T!OX. WRITE TOD AT. EE SURE AND DO IT RIGHT NOW. Ton ran double voar tn.eme Mld weat Bum pay IV aad we pay S net en ail sums, large sr email. David Kcaiee ef our b.ik me nreel dent. la wortn $2S.ea 90S M. 9 Browauig. vtrs-preeidemt. ta worth al moat as mucti more. Teu eaa ba at one wtth thea. big big men Write today. Be sura and write to day. Outiey State Dank avsviXT. roAjto. xATra acxruaa FrssHsaa. ML a. aisviua iea-rvea. a. aaMvaav mic. cmm. TO 0 MOSIT Ij LBAJgO. tea . Jaa.-.!.-,M.',wei.ff1 WATCH rOR THE GUYS WITH THE GREEU TIES THE TIE IS THE ONLY THING GREEN. i he Furnace Ti The furnace is a very im portant part of your home and when you are building or putting in a furnace be sure you get a 1012 Fzrmm Street PROMT RA It ii recognized as the best made. Estimates cheer fully given. Phone and ask us more about it. Douglas 2087. . jmiil iasjwssssaai INVESTMENTS Tea eaa final aat all a swat aa by wriUsLg ta Out Oaaley Bvate Baak, Oakley, Xdaba. We wtU aewltieaiy TawuM ta aoable aay ansa ef saoaay ywa yus ta our aauads It yea leave it srtta aa Icaar eaemga. Tka eyyersaatsi y-aseatea taaamgb OevaUy aad taa Imlasaual ef taa Oetley bngaataa aawtewt saaaa - aad esusjoraiaasy lanraa aa laeaalinaaaa abaolaseiy eoxa. Oakloy Invostmont Co. Oakley (Cassia Co.) Idaho. w THE OMAHA LOAN AND BUILDING ASSOCIA TION baa paid ita members Six Per Cent per annum for the past 27 years, and today u better prepared than ever to protect and foster the interest of it members, Try a gaving account with it, $1 to $25 accepted in monthly payments or lump sum not over $3,000. Ak for Booklet "A" and other information. ASSETS. $3,600,000. RESERVE TTJND, $64,000. Address, lCih and Dodv Streets, Omaha, Neb. WANT A.D WtU ea sasart assMasv a a very Double Your T.loney in Idaho fa lafaaiasiaa. aaUasi tfela eaa aay la AJblasa aa4 a iay aeats tansm saaaa, wiu eg Uus rtaAMt aaaaaay ia gairlbaeTS grew fa as as tbaa aay eaaar aiaaa, baaasss aaa fan bee sa grew. ta aaw. We a raaiaasaa taag ywa wtU eemble yeats Albion Realty Co., Albion, Idaho.