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TI1E OMAHA SUNDAY BKK: KKBRUARV IS, 1912.
Planning the Large Home
By iflku & (nausea.
. AXT articles ar written upoa
JT I tli planning of small home,
lf I but seldom do you see any-
unrx puousnea iu regard 10
tfce planning, designing and
.construction of large home.
It is usually taken fur granted that what
ud bo done on a small scale can be
done on a large sca'e by merely Increas
ing the dimensions. While this Is true
t a certain extent, the planning of a
large home always presents some prob
lems which do not concern small homes.
The family with an Income enough
to bulid and kerp up a palattal home has
more time and means with which to en
tertain, and the entertainment of guests
Is always a point for consideration,
which Is not given very serious thought
when planning a await home. Tha larger
the bom and the' more entertaining don
IB It, the more serious the servant prob
lem becomes and ample quarters must
be provided for them.
' It Is best to p ace the entrance and
reception hall In the center of the house.
While this Is desirable In the planning
of any home. It Is almost necessary In
the planning of a large home, for the
average large home not only contains a
living room or parlor, but also a library
or music room. In addition to the usual
dining room and kitchen, and nine both
library and living room ar used for the
entertainment of the guests It is desir
able to have them located at the front
of tbe house. In order to us the two
front corners for this purpose the hall
way must be between them In the center.
In a smaller home where the living room
serve all the purposes of library, par
lor and sitting room, one corner can be
sacrificed for the reception halt, when
necessary to make the house narrow In
order to fit the lot.
Placing the hall In the center lands
the head of tha stairs near the center
f the bouse In a hall that easily con
nects with all of the chambers. . Long
gun-barrel halls, so common In homes
built about a quarter of a century ago,
should be avoided, but when a large
horn la narrow on the front, with the
length greatly extended to get the
amount of room desired. It Is almost Im
possible to avoid long, narrow halls on
the second floor.
A large home should, therefore, be
mad broad on the front; in fact, the
Deafer to a square box a house is built,
no matter what Its else, the better
shaped and larger rooms without waste
of space ran be obtained. The plea can
not b mad that the lot is not wide
enough to accommodate a broad front
bouse, for no man with the means to
build a large home should think of try
ing TO DUlId 11 uiwu m uisiv
build a good house on a cheap or narrow
lot; It makes a poor selling combination.
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MR CLAUSEN'S BOOK
Tkt Art, gdeaoe and eatlauai
thirty chapter, goo Illustrations.
It cover a wto rang f subjeou,
uoladlag the pleasing el bunga
lows, suburbs aa city homes,
costing fro as a.000 to ao,0O0, 14
tag ewjisraeta, oaooalng iitakeriais,
pruper 0isa l uinm, wia
sows, fmpiaosa, etc slew third
aluea. ne, postpaid, ii.QO.
Adore, Arthur C Clause,
Areaiseot, 113T-M I, amber -aang,
A rhamhar fnr the family nurse or
housekeeper, (If there be one), should
be provided for on the second floor, since
eh la more a member of the family
than the rest of to servants (or at least
should be so considered, so thst. she will
give .the best of her service.) A large
house Invariably has a larg attic, in
which can be arranged a number of com
fortable and well ventilated rooms with
no cut ofTs on the ceilings for roof slants.
In fact, .rooms Ip every way aa de
sirable as thorn on the second story, with
but the one Inconvenience of having to
go up an extra flight of stairs to reach
them. Th servants should have a com
plete bathroom, for their own use, and
each chamber should be provided with
a good sixed closet,
A -nm nf snmA kind ahnutd be fitted
up for th servants tn which to enter
tain, for they are Ilk. all other human
beings and must have a certain amount
of th sociable life. In order to be con
tented and do their work well. The best
arrangement is to provide a servants'
dining room, which, at th same time can
be their parlor or sitting room, adjoining
the kitchen on th first floor. This means
building th hous that much larger,
however, so that most people provide
a large, pleasant room In the basement,
well lit and ventilated by Urge area
windows, and sometimes provided with
a fireplace directly under the fireplace
tn some room above, and mad just as
comfortable and livable as any room In
the house. It the room Is well
fitted up, ther should be no objection
whatever to its being in the basement
Gymnasiums, dens, billiard rooms and the
like are often provided for in the base
ment of large homes.
In design, a large home. If built tn th
city, should be In some claaslo style.
Should the large hcuse be built In the
country. It need not b quite so rectangu
lar In shape, and can be built Dior on
the country house sty!, which suggests
a successive group of buildings with the
appearance of having been added some
time In the past to the main building.
The designing of a country home is al
most an art by Itself.
Th two-story portico Is always appro
priate for large city homes and can be
variously designed to keep the house
from appearing too similar to others that
have two-story porticos as prominent features.
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Weather Retards Building
Cold weather his seriously affected
building operations threughout the
country with result that there was a
decrease of It per cent for January a
compared with the corresponding month
a year ago, according to official reports
to t'onsiruction News. Permits were
taken out In sixty-five cities for the
month for ID.TW buildings. Involving a
total estimate cost of t39.o.K. as against
H'.MJ and K.:.2 for th same month
a year ago. a decrease of Its buildings
jnj ISUltMI. or 14 per cent. The figures
iu .leteil are as follows:
Cities and States.
No. of l-tlmated
No. of Kstlmated Pet -
TIMELY REALESTATE GOSSIP
Thif Year Fromiset to Be Good One
I0A5 AID REALTY ME5 SAT SO
Beats! Agent Flat it Very Dltfl-e-alt
ts Rent Dewslsvs Property
Wlthest Raaalag Against
Even though few large buildings are In
sight, this year promisee to be a good
year for building, because a large num
ber of residences are being planned, say
members of the local real estate frater
nity. 8veral firms which have made It
a practice to erect buildings and sell
them ready made are planning an un
usually large a umber of bouses for this
season, snd they ray the number of those
who will build for themselves will be
mual to the number of the last few years.
Officers of the building snd loan associa
tions who are closer In touch with the
situation than anybody else, say th be
lief of the real estate men is well
Tbe enforcement of the Albert law Is
causing property owners and rental
agents to be mighty careful about rent
ing their buildings and the would-be
lessees must come well prepared with ref
erences, especially If ate' property In
the downtown district.
Even with the greatest car w can
exercise, we sometimes rent our build
ings to persons who purpose to use them
for illegal purposes," said a rental agent
but week- "A woman of questionable
character will hardly com into our of
fice and ask us to let her have a build
in;. h knows she win b too closely
questioned. Sometimes she will get a
man to come with her. They will pose
aa husband and wif and the nan will
4o the talking. Bometiine she will get
a man to coma alone. One would be sur
prised at th respectable looking men
who will come and try to get a house
for someone else, claiming they want It
for themselves. If we suspect them, we
bar to put tbem off with some excuse
or other and tell them to call later,
taking advantage of the Interim to get
all information available about them."
Among th apartment bouses planned
for erection thla spring Is one to be built
by Marlua Sorenson on the north side of
Harney street, between Twenty-fourth
avenue and Tweenty-flfth street. It will
cost complete between t75,one and 180,000.
The lot has a fronUge of 132 feet on Har
ney street and a Srpth of 111 feet- The
building will be four stories in height
with a court sixty feet wide. The site
was bought from the Prltchett estate,
through the Glover Realty company, for
approximately tU.00. which Is a little
lees than tvn a front foot. Mr. Borenson
owns tha Anna apartments at Twenty
seventh and Harney.
Omaha contractors are much in de
mand for tha erection of buildings In
other cities. Th latest contract cap
tured by aa Omahaa Is that for th erec
tlea of a new high school building at
Osceola. Neb. It win cost ta.OOO without
heating and lighting plans.
Th Real Estate exchange baa decided
not to meet next Wednesday, aa tbe
Commercial club desires th us of the
rooms usually used by the exenange. On
February 2s, however, th exchange ex
pects again to take up the subject of real
8peaklng of the automobile show which
will be held In Omaha thla week, a real
estate dealer remarked the other day that
fully half the realty firms of the city
now as automobile In their business.
Five years ago only three or four firms
used automobile, then considered a lux
ury, but now almost a necessity In the
business. An automobile rid is an at
tractive Inducement to a prospective pur
chaser of property, but the custom has
Its drawbacks, as many people will pre
tend they wish to buy In order to get
an automobile rid on a dull day.
WEALTH GREAT, TAXES HIGH
A French Estimate of th World'
Commerce, geewrltles and
At the last meeting of th French Sta
tistical society In Paris, M. Alfred Ney
marck read a paper ou the quantity of
transferable securities existing tn the
world, the amount of the world com'
merce, public debts, etc.
At the end of the year, bit, th value of
the transferable securities quoted and ne
gotiable on the various stock exchange
of the world represented tlRO90.00s.0M of
which front nt.ailS.OOO.M to tW,090.0gO.OO
belonged to th subjects of the country
In which they w-e Issued. He compared
the value of securities owned by the
various nations themselves tth J3N and
In the following tabla, th amount being
given in millions of dollars:
Great Britain I K to I Tl.fl
United States 23to 34.0U)
Prance iosoeto iUKD
Germany lfi'inoto 17.000
Russia MM to .)
Austria-Hungary 5, SO to
Italy I. WO to J.euo
Japan l.iooto Lev)
Other countries 4,000 to 7.0W
New York (boroughs of Manhattan
and Bronx i
Boston tim'tropolltan district)
Los Angeles. I'al
Brooklyn. N. V ,
San Kiancisco, t'al
Seattle. Wafch i....
Hashiturton. D. C
Baltimore. Md i
lH-tiott, Allch ,
Newark. N. J-
San llego. Cal '.
Buffalo. X. V
Kansas city. Mo
New Haven. Conn
M. Paul. Minn
New X Mrleans. La
Rochester. N. V t. .......
Birmingham. Ala -
Oklahoma City, okl
Salt Lake City. Vtah-t
Hartford. Conn .
Indianapolis, Ind ,
Omaha, NeU .-
Fort Worth. Tex
Peterson. N. J
Mllwaukije. rWh) .
Albany.' N. Y.T.;
Spokane. Wash v ,
'cungsoWn. O '.
liiaml itapids. Mich
Fort Wayne. Ind .'
Charlotte. H. C
IHllu'.h, Minn -
Pes Moine. la
Cedar Rapids. la
Kan Jose, Cal
Colorado Springs. Colo
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).700 t-.Sf-r.W 10.M H6.717.J44 14
Of the stxty-flve cities there were
losses In thirty-eight snd gains In
twenty-seven: It Is unfnrtunste. but the
cities of substantial and healthy growth
which have heretofore plied up hand
some gains month after month make
the poorest showing of all and from the
fact that they are best at to stand a
decrease it is not so bad after all. The
principal cities in whleh there were gains
Includo Boston, with :i per cent; Brook
lyn, U; Kansas City, U; the others be- ,
Ing at scattering points, very remote,
hut one naturally gasps at deer tn
the' following rltlea: New York. J7;
Chicago, 96; Philadelphia, U; Detroit, H !
Cleveland, 42; Kt. Paul. H; Atlanta, II;
Pittsburgh. 17; Indianapolis, tti Omaha,
i: Milwaukee, S. i
With the return nf milder weather a !
period of unprecedented activity may be
kilometers, America with WM.JM. Asia
with t.ffll. Africa with J0,ll and Oreanlca
International commerce 1s estimated at
from IM.OOO.OOii.otiO to W.OKiftDOOOO. and
European puhllo debt" contracted for
peace and war at over 130,0(10 (Ol iWO. need
ing an anmr.tl payment as Interest of
From these and other statistics M. Ney-
marck drew the conclusion that In all
countries of the world
1. Never was the totsl amount of trans
ferable securities so high.
S. Never has the total amount of Inter
national commerce been so great.
I Never have so many kilometers of
railroads been constructed and worked.
4. Never have the commercial, financial
and Industrial relations of nation with
nation. Individual with Individual, been- oo
great and active.
(. Never have the public debts, the
hudxets, the charges for or In view of
war, the fiscal charges and the taxes
been so high.
1 Never has the taxpayer been so
heavily affected by the taxes.
M. Neymarck concluded with the opin
ion that "such large figures show that all
this accumulated wealth could only have
been Increased and developed thanks to
the malntainence of good International
relatione which have allowed commercial
anud financial exchanges to Increase."
New York Sun.
think he's better than his neighbor, and
everybody has It
l.ots of men who are worrying about
what Is going to happen tn them In the
next world wouldn't he If (hey could send
the furnace to their own bouse down
thereNew York I'rees.
A Bachelor's Refleetlone.
A woman who can flirt with her own
husband never has to with any other
It's a good deal easier tn learn how to
run an automobile than to pay the coat
A thine; that Is easy gets very hara
Just by becoming a duty.
A man thinks he's active In politics
when he xjiows the names of two scn-
It takes a heap of conceit for one to
Interest allowed in
savings department at
3 per annum . . .
The United States
National Bank of
Omaha gives prompt
and courteous service,
affords absolute secur
ity and has a most con
Tbli Institution ti th onlr on
In the central west with aeparato
buildings situated In their own
mpla grounds, yet entirely
dloiliict and rendering It possible
to classify case. Tbe one building
being fitted for and devoted to tbe
treatment of noncontagious and
uonuiental diseases, do others be
ing admitted. The other Rot
Cottage, being designed for and
devoted to the exclusive treatment
of select mental cases, requiring
for a time watchful car and spa
You Should Know
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Relieve foot and leg pains
and are the only shoes to pre
vent and correct "flat foot."
Are shaped rorrectly but not
sufficiently different from other
shoes to be noticeable.
Arc easy to wear to change
to them from an ordinary shoe
Is like being liberated from
Increases a man's efficiency
by giving a firm solid founda
tionwith his mind off his feet
be can put It on his business,
Keceivea full weight of the
bedy on the sole, as It should.
A wonderful shoe for Mlasee
snd salesladies. Foot troubles
vanish when you put on these
Men's 8c Womea't
Drcxel Shoe Co.
1419 Ftnin SL
Total IMB,t0 to tlie.3tO
Great Britain I ,m to I 2S, r
Tnited States K.nnnto 26
France a m to ftnrm
Germany Is oooto 13.000
Russia S im to t.300
Austria-Hungary 4 TO to 4.W0
Italy 2.Mts ISO)
Other countries 7.096 to 100S
Total rus.Ototl3D M
M. Neymarck calculated the cost of the
world s railroads at f4.aX).U.000 for IO.M
kUometers, crediting Europe with tS.lM
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Systematic Prescription Compounding
For over twenty-five years we have devoted a great deal of time)
and thought to the careful compounding of prescriptions, with the
result that we have today the moat modern systematic prescription
department In tbe west. When a prescription is filled at one of onr
stores it is filled from the purest of drugs, checked and rechecked
by registered pharmacists, until there is no doubt about its ac
curacy. Moat doctors require this, and insist on their prescriptions
being sent to us.
Sherman & McConnell Drug Co.
Five Good Stores in Omaha.
In Selecting a
You cannot exercise too much care.
Does the style suit you? Is the tone i
quality most pleasing to your ear?
We give you the facilities for determining which
pleases you best, by showing on our floor some 20 dif
ferent makes, any two or more of which you can hear
IN ADDITION WE GUARANTEE EVERY PI
ANO JUST AS REPRESENTED AND TO GIVE THE
PURCHASER PERFECT SATISFACTION.
You Ought to
Have a Piano
No home is complete without one. They're no
longer considered luxuries. They're necessities.
and to buy one at
means that you get
A dependable Instrument at a saving price, on
terms to suit your convenience and guaranteed to suit
WHETHER YOU WISH TO BUY NOW OR
LATER WE WOULD VERY MUCH APPRECIATE
THE PRIVILEGE OF SHOWING YOU OUR LINE
OF HIGH GRADE PIANOS.
Our February Sale
OFFERS BUYERS MANY EXCEPTIONAL BAR
GAIN OPPORTUNITIES IN NEW AND USED PI
ANOS. SEE THE SPECIAL OFFERING MONDAY.
Wm. Knabe SI 00.00
Fischer, used 8180.00
Kstey, used S17S.IK)
Hmith A Barnes... $165.00
Halnea Co 150.00
Kohler A Campbell. $140.00
Peek V Co... .-...f 110.00
Camp Co 100.00
Bingwr g m.OO
Kimball K 75.00
Wheat Co $ 43.00
Douglas 2600. Ind. A-1131 ,
Individual Room for Storage of Furniture
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Your household goods
have sentimental value
HIS being true you bIiouM know when storing or
moving what cure they will receive. Perhaps ex
perience has; taught you to be cautious if in
former years you have intrusted with us your household
goods you know we guarantee a safe delivery on till
city removals we guarantee the condition of household
goodti stored with us. . v
Padded moving vans
Gordon Fireproof Warehouse
8c Van Company
(Szprsexaa's StUwy Oo.) 1
City Office 216 So. 17th St. (17th St, No. of Farnam St)
Telephones, Douglas 304; A-1314.
OMAHA VAN & 8T0RACE CO. "S&W
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