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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 05, 1912, Image 4

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we had it paid for. Now that it
was paid for it looked to us as if
it had .shrunk. That is because
a house had been built up on
each side of it.
"Well, here's you lot," said Pa
Dillpickles. "Now who are we
going to get to design a house
for it?"
"I!" answered Yours Truly,
"With 'my T-square and thumb
tacks, I will design it I"
Youlsee, I'd been preparing for
this. I'd been reading all' the
Cosy Home pages .-in. the maga
zines and studying floor plans
and elevations Until I could lay
out a house with my eyes shut
-o
all except the dimensions and ar
rangement of the rooms and spec
ifications and estimate. I believe
in every man being his own archi
tect, especially if he is a woman.
So I got tracing paper and india
ink and a drafting board and a
rule and went to work while the
rest of the family was still strap
ping over whether it aught, to Be
a buhgalow-oratwo-st0ry hoiis)?.
I planned ahdI plapnd untjlf 'I
bad, a-Hesign--for 'as $2,200'.. ,hqnse
that any'bulldercould puMiptfpr
$3;600, alidit was neither aiDufrjjr
alow nor a two-story hqusejibuta
little'of eacfr. '
(Continued.) t """
NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Police Lieutenant John Dow
ney, having acquired some $100,-
000, has resigned from the force.
Downey is a piker. Nick Hunt
is worth three-quarters of a mil
lion, there or thereabouts.
But both Downey and Hunt
made their dough in the same
way in real estate, so they say.
Case of Harry Elgin Webster,
sentenced to life for murder of
Bessie Kent Webster, to be re
opened. The old gag insanity.
Mrs. Fannie Sherwood Somers,
who got divorce after husband
had spent her fortune of $50,000,
found working in Milwaukee de
partment store. ,
650 troopers of First Cavalry,
1. N. G., mobilized in Grant Park,
and started on hike to Camp
Worth, Lyons, 111.
Judge Slusser in Municipal
Court denied motion of attorneys J
for J. C. Henning to re-open Hen-1
ning's damage suit against Clar
ence S. Funk.
Winder if Harrison's stirring
up all that fuss about .the subway
just to get people to forget what
happened at Baltimore.
In case anyone HAS forgotten
the Democratic convention,
with great glee, tied a can to Mr.
Carter H. Harrison.
Blackstone Hotel management
says it is going to have place on
its roof where children can make
mud pies.
Heat caused three deaths in
Chicago today: John Debrey,
2011 Wabash ave.; Charles Wil
liams, 102 Root st.; John M. Con
roy, 3507 Cottage Grove ave.
And Forecaster Cox brings in
a whole jrocession of glooms by
saying the heat is going to con
tinue without relief for several
days.
After country-wide search of 7
4kJMr JJ-3afc,t.1-fc.-...W.Aia-.gi.

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