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I By special arrangement with Glenn
L. Sax ton, arohitect, 242-244 Security
Sank building, a complete set of
plans and specifications of this
I house, including one set of blue
I prints, will be furnished at Mr. Sax
ton's office for $15. These will be
complete in every detail. Mr. Sax
ton will ?.Jso furnish to the Journal
readers for $1 a beautiful, practical
and helpful book of plans, entitled
"American Dwellings," of houses
ranging from $400 up. In case plans
are ordered from the book, the price
of the publication will be refunded.
Portfolio No. 2, of residences cost
ing from $3,000 to $50,000, 50c port
folio No. 3, of stores, banks and
churches, 50c. A church portfolio
will also be given free to any reader
of The Journal upon application
to the architect.
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COTTAGE AMONG MAPLE TREES
Built Twenty-five Times In 1906.
This cottage home has been built in
almost every climate fiom Buenos Ayres,
South America to Dublin, Ireland It
is deceiving in appearance, looking as
expensive from the exterior as a house
that cost from $2 500 to $3,000. This cut
shows it standing among maple trees,
with maple trees* for a background, is
painted ivory white and the shingles are
Biainecl moss gie&n, -which gives the ex
teiior an effective appearance
The house is 24x24 feet 6 inches, ex
clusive, of the veranda across the fronv,
and I believe you will agree that the
arrangement is a splendid one Every
thing is convenient and every inch of
space is used to the best advantage
First story is 9 feet, second story 8 in
the clear, theie. is a 7-foot babement
under the entire house. Birch floors
thruout and birch or oak finish first
story and pine to paint in second
This house can be built for $2 075, ex
clusive, of plumbing and heating I fur
nish complete plana and specifications
for $15.
The New Tea Tables.
A light tea table or stand that will
not topple over is almost essential
bome of the prettiest and most, con
venient are exactly like the light stands
o our grandmother's day they may be
tiirned flat against the wall and take up
iutie space. This ia a great argument
in their, tavor, because they are for use
in serving light refreshments, not to
stand loaded with bric-a-brac. Such a
table must be ready for instant service
Wallpaper for Gloomy Booms.
When choosing paper for the walls
t bedrooms and sittmgrooms, it is well
to remember there is another considera
tion than artistic design and harmoniz
ing color.
A scientist tells us, says an exchange,
that in these "nervy" days the color
ot one surroundings is not a mere
esthetic consideration. This is not as
rar-ietched as it may apnear. When
there is blue skv abov-e, who is not hap
pier and more cheerful than when the
mist and fog obscure the light of the
feiinf If we love the outside world
beautiful, it is quite reasonable to
make oui homes so.
Here are some rules by which to go.
The most restful wallpaper is of one
tint, without any pattern this is good
for nervous people. Have you ever,
when ill in bed, reduced yourself to a
state of nervous irritation by trying to
loin in a big sunflower or something,
to its stalk which has wandered away
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in the pattern? Eed is supposed to be
rather bad for nerves, but is warm and
cosy, especially if patternless. Dark
browns and drabs depress sensitive folk,
while a rich, clear brown is said to be
quieting and soothing, Green is splen
did for the eyes, and ought to be in
writingrooms and libraries. Clear, but
not too vivid, yellow, we are told, pro
duces exhilaration and self-confidence.
Dining Boom Chairs.
Unless a dining room be finished in
Gothic style, with massive sideboards
to match, there is no reason for buying
high-backed dining room chairs. The
present way of serymg by having
things passed at tbjQ left while the
plate is withdrawn irom the right is
unhandy enough for'Tboth servant and
person at table with&it a high-backed
chair to provlaTfe-aaflttional chances for,
trouble. People rdo, not lean back at
formal dinners, and- low-backed chairs
that do not reach the shoulder are cor-
These Choice Building Lots on Seventeenth and
Eighteenth Streets, between Portland and Park,
are Thrown on the Market at Sacrificing Prices.
Exceptional Opportunity. Look Them Over Today
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EACH FOB THE SIX LOTS ON 17th STBEET. Terms $400 cash, balance mortgage three years.
These lots admirably situated opposite Franklin Steele Park, are hounded by Park and Portland
avenues, two of the most beautiful and attractive avenues in the city, and are within ten minutes' walk to center
of town. The entire block is vacant (with the exception of one expensive residence), thus insuring beautiful new
residences on each lot when built upon. All street improvements are in. ACT A ONCE. Lots are selling fast
Ground will be broken for several beautiful dwellings this fall.
Submit reasonable offer, stating which lot or group o"f lots, and it will be accepted. Don't miss the best
opportunity ever offered. Special inducements to purchasers who will build at once. Ea sy terms.
Chase or oc/ian
Exclusive Agents, 414 Guaranty Bldg.
Editorial Section. frltfrg MkN^APOLI& %tfRNAL
rect. In the simple home the prestige
of large chairs may be given to the
father and mother at table, while if
there be an invalid or aged person the
stay at table should be made as com
fortable as is possible by the use of
cushions and shoulder rests.
For Chamber Windows.
Hand made- effects carry thru the
chamber draperies. Here the windows
have ruffled, lace trimmed curtains of
net, and inner draperies of mercerized
cotton taffeta, with a dot on a finely
corded ground, which are bordered with
appliea floral bands, cut in outline
from flowered chintz or cretonne. The
floral note sounds strongly in all house
fitting lore in bedrooms very natural
looking flowers are garlanded on wall,
frieze and draperies, and in hall and
library conventionalized flowers form
the motif in wall and floor coverings.
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Bungalow designing is now recog
nized as a distinct branch of house
building, and it is a successful artist
who can cope with the seemingly
simple, but, in reality, difficult prob
lem. A bungalow no longer means
merely a country house or a mere
shack. To make the bungalow live
able and comfortable and at the same
time keep it simple is not a light task.
A Massachusetts architect has been
unusually successful with a bungalow
house, as it plight be called, for there
are two stories.
Outwardly it is a pleasing composi
tion in rough-cast plaster, with a low
projecting roof and a cedar trim. In
wardly it has all the charm of stained
walls, generous fireplaces and simple
furnishings. A small hall gives en
trance to a large living room, which in
turn opens into an equally spacious
dining room. The service part of the
house is worthy of attention as it is
especially well handled.
The house is furnished in a manner
best calculated to display its charm,
namely, in a rather severe way. The
furniture is stained to harmonize with
the trim, which in several rooms is
natural cedar waxed, but unpolished.
The living room has a fine big fireplace
faced with brown brick, and opposite
the fireplace is a circular bay window.
The woodwork of the house is partic
ularly fine, cedar and cypress being
used extensively. The hall is finished
in the former, the well-designed stair
case showing the grain of the wood to
great advantage. Browns and grays
with a little deep orange are the pre
vailing colors.
In the living room and the dining
rom the rugs combine gray and black,
and yellow, which blend well with
plaster and brown stain. The lighting
thruout the house is by means of well
designed copper and iron fixtures. The
dining room, simple and complete, fol
lows the general scheme of the lower
floor. Mission furniture has been
chosen for the furnishing of this room.
Broad steps lead thru a long French
window onto the verandah, which
forms a portion of the side of the
house.
The front part of the bungalow is
separated from the rear, which is used
for ervants' quarters and contains an
ample kitchen and servants' room. A
one side is a covered porch, used as an
outdoor living room.
Compact, well-planned, with plenty
of recesses and cupboards so necessary
spotless kitchen.
Helpful Hints.
In choosing the stair carpet it is much
better to select^ & .plain fabric rather
than a figured -MHJ. fehfrifr the latter be
preferred one AhoUld"" choose a small
close set design in" which subdued colors
are well mingled.
If one dips the hooks Use ,m bath-
room,' kitchen and pantry in enamel
paint there will be no trouble from iron
rust.
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To^Ctern Leather.
Faded leather can be readily bright
ened by washing it with a soft sponge
squeezed nearly dry from soapsuds.
The leather should then be thoroly dried
with a flannel cloth and when all the
moisture has evaporated it should be
SAVEYOURDQLll SMOKEi^ "'i N'*
4 WITH A STOBM
KING FURNACE
in your home, you can put many
dollars'to your tredit each year that
would otherwise go into coal. Have
us demonstrate the Innumeiable
merits of a STORM KING to you
The Roberts Heating and
Ventilating Co-
Manufacturers, 213-15-17 South
Third S t.
Yt'^MW^^. Minneapolis.
INASTORM
nAV'O DOWNTOW N
ELEGTRI CO.
Let us put your electric light and
bells In order. First-class work
guaranteed. We do all kinds of
electric wiring and repairing.
513 Second Ave. South.
T. O. PHONE 2838.
We Furnish Money
To Buy or Build Homes on
Monthly Payments Less
Than Rent!
We have bought and built over $500,000
worth of homes in the fast four years'.
Call or send for booklet explaining our
plan and showing what we have don*
for others and will do for you.
UNITED STATES
IMSTALLBJENT
Defective* Page
REALTY CO.
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BUtifeALOWS NOW FORy
DISTINCT ARCHITECTURE
Popular Small Dwellings in Asiatic or Tropical Outline So
Much in Demand that Designers in Many Cities Make
Them a SpecialtyEvery Feature o/ Decoration and
Furnishing Is Attractive.
^i* rcw^ya^ri^ -''SO^ilm ~-i w-^^^ iti..
rubbed briskly with a soft flannel cloth
wet with kerosene. The more thoroly
the oil is rubbed in the better the
leather will look. The piece of furni
ture should then be left in the open air
until all trace of the odor of kerosene
has disappeared.
Cut-Glass Service.
A dinner service of glass is the lat
est novelty. When the tiniest of glass
dishes cost from $2 to $3 apiece, it will
be seen that a set of this description
is a positive luxury. It is now pos
sible to get platters of all sizes, salad
sets, vegetable dishes, bowls, plates,
side dishes, in exquisitely worked cut
glass. The platters are oblong, with
broad rims, and have a handle at each
end. Knives and forks come with han
dles of daintily cut glass.
A HEATING
COMPARISON
BEAD THIS LETTEK.
C. E. Purdy. Minneapolis. Minn.
Win. Knights, CityDeal Sir- Since
you installed toi me one o your Combination
heatrs I have yielded to the popular cry and
put in two ot the best hot water systems
and one highly recommended steam plant.
Neither of the hot water plants nor the
steam has given as good satisfaction been
as efficient or economical as the combination
heater put in by you.
For any building containing ten rooms or
under I will not again put in anything ex
cept one of your combination heaters. Yours
truly, c. E. Purdy.
KNIGHT'S HEATERS are more economi
cal than hot water and do what hot water
cannot do. They lemove dust from the air
and thoroughly moisten it.
WM. R. KNIGHTS, Mfgr,
Factory, 34th st and Bryant ay S.
Sanitation,
Heat and Light
The M. J. O'Neil Sanitary
Plumbing Plants make your
homes healthy. The M. J.
O'Neil Heating Plants keep
your homes warm and the M.
J. O'Neil Gas and Electric Fix
tures make your homes light
and cheerful.
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213-217 So,38$T.
Both Phones 39.
227 Sou th Fifth St., Minneapolis.
W employ men who do nothing
else but
Refinish
Hardwood
Floors
And their work will please you.
NORTHWESTERN PARQUET
FLOOR CO.
80-82 9tH Street South.
Lot Us Figure i(i?ii\ourBii I..,
Melone-Bovey
istb Ave. 8. and 3d St.
Formerly Retail Yard of
Bovey-D*Laittre Lbr. Co.
EVRYtHING"LUMBER
See GARDNER for
Builders' Hardware
304-306 HMMplN Avt.
Housed Bnllt Complete in OU Montb
Plana and estimates furnished. Remodeling
and jobbing1.
THOS. HALLANGER, Building: Contractor
Office. 7 West 26th St /1-
Residence, 2710 Pleasant Aye. --i
Pbones-T. C.,4482. N. W.. South 1094 h.
PLUMBING
Repairs and alterations are done in a satisfac
tory and economical manner by
R. C. BLACK & CO.,
Office 109 7th St.. shop 1708 Clinton Ave., T.C.
8847 and 3266. Agents for the famous "Rund"
^Automatici-Jnatantaneottft^Watm ^Heater*,
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CLEMENTS & SMITH
611-613 First Ave. So.
Builders' Hardware, Coal Hods,
Ash Sifters, Lanterns, Cutlery,
Tools, Portable Gas Lamps, Etc.
ECONOMY IS WEALTH
The National Inverted Gas Light Saves You Honey-
at present with the old burners it will only be about 50 cents for
the same amount of light with the National Inverted Gas Light
installed. Could you cite a better example of economy?
The mantles of the National Inverted Gas Lights are so con-
structed that no jar or draft of air can break them. The Na-
tional Automatic Regulator insures perfect combustion and pre-
vents the deposit of soot on burner tip
and in mantle, thus the mantle cannot
grow dim with age. Lasts twice as long
as any other mantle. The price is
$1.75 complete.
Try a Light on Two
Weeks* Trial
If it does not do as we agree we
will refund your money.
Come in and see these lights any
wayit costs you nothing.
JOHNS. COLVIN
Office, 20 Western Ave.
Twin City 9518. Minneapolis, Minn.
AVE 50% OF YOUR FUEL
Large Stock Right Prices
Quick Deliveries
CITY SASH & DOOR GO.
4ihs
OA1L AND SEE UB.
$275 Will Hot Water Heat
^V the house shown on this page.
We can give you equally as low
j^a figure on your job.
Hasey Heating Company
910 THIRD AV B.
Rug Weaving
Send us your old carpets to be
made over into( New Rugs.
Walker Carpet Cleaning Works
**,v 8887 KIOOttET. AV.
T. 5UV4609
Phones-1
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The National Inverted Gas Light
is economical because it gives twice
the light at half the cost of any other
light and at one-fifth the cost of electricity,
rhink of it! If your gas bill is $2.00 a month
and
Can Be
Attached
to
Furnace
or Boiler.
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90% OF YOUR HEAT!
he Economy Fuel Saver can be used with a
small stove and give better resalts than any
heater three times its size, thereby saving
at least 5 0 per cent of your fuel bill.
^**rril
Any Stove,
Range,
Heater,
cour
N W South 207.
F. L. STORMS, Proprietor
I piStye tfia "Kadlaftt- Estate" ^&nd
"Sparkling Universal" Base Burners
for hard coal, and "Cole's Hot Blasts"
that will burn anything-. Call and see
them.
Js lis SMITH| HBNNBPftt AV.
Hous
W'
Econom Fuel Saver
Th
'"gCT^SL Increases the heating sur
face three-fold, which saves
the hat that would other
wise go up the chimney and
by so doing heats more
space with less expense than
any heater ever made.
Agents Wanted.
Ecoiomy Fuel Saver Co.
Office and Factory, 426-428
First Avenue S. E.
Plumbing,Heating, Gasfiitiag
If you want your work done well and at the right
price call or phone
Robert Simpson Co., "*ES2*
Storm Sash
Storm Doors
storm sash Hangers
I
Automatic Regulator
The device that makes the
inverted gas light a
success.
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The most noted architects and
contractors in America recommend
The "wolt" Gas Geatrator
for lighting any building, large
or small. No Mantles, no Pump
ing Up, no Odor. Gas always
ready to light. Does not affect
Insurance. Colt town lighting^,
plants are a money-making" in
estment. Write for parcnlars.L.
W. W. Agency, J. B. Colt Oo.,1
818 S 4th St., Minneapolis.
Use theA nchor Stone Laundry Tray*
Strongest and cheap
est tray on the mar
ket. Foundation work,
srtotie sidewalks, con
crete blocks, fancy
moulding-, brick.
ANCHOR STONE LAT/V.
DRY TRAY CO.,
Office 807 Pboenix Bldg.
Phone N. W. Main 3360 L2 T. C. 3404. Factory!
2020 Lyndale av 8, phone T. C. 6122.
THE REST JOB OF
HOT WATER HEATING
will cost you no more than
an Inferior one if you have
it Installed by
7. A. BHOOREK, =Vf
1505 Hennepin Ay.'
Be sure and get figures on
your new or remodeled home.
Legal Figfcts Without. Charge
Nothing is mire worrt*oftte odS0*&
pensive than a lawsuit 'over a de--
fectlve title.
About the only sure way to avoW
such trouble Is to have one's title In
sured, then the Title Insurance com*
pany has to tight, all such battles free
of charge.

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