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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 15, 1912, Image 10

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extras are the things you- didn't
think of before the builder set his
price. They are bunched under
the head of "Addenda" . on the
specifications. While the shack
was building I put on enough Ad
denda to have made a palace- on
the Rhine eligible for an apart
ment house. Most of them were
suggested by the sub-contractors
the cement worker, the mason,
the plasterer, the tile man, the
hardwarfe man, the electrician,
the painter and the plumber. And
the house needed them, too, be
cause somehow I hadn't thought
of everything when I was draw
ing the plans. After which I also
had to have a fence buitfand a
lawn made.
I came near being flattered
about the house, though. A
wealthy-looking gentleman in an
automobile-stopped and stared at"
the house hard as can be." Seeing
me come out he politicly' asked,
"Pardon my curiosity, Miss, but
who is the architect of that struc
ture?" Of course I was too
modest to say the design was all
"Iny own, and said that the draw
ings had been given us by a
friend. 'Well," he said, "what I
wanted to kHow is, what style
of architecture is that Coptic or
Jgorrote?"
I always thought it was some
fetyle of architecture, but I hadn't
guessed either of those two. Odd,
isn't it.
(Continued.)
o o
To fit large cork to a small bot
tle, cut two wedge-shaped bits
from the narrok end of the cork.
BITS OF NEWS
Merrill, Wis. Wm.T. King,
wealthy pioneer, drowned while
bathing in Wisconsin river.
Shamokin, JPa. Bodies of Wil
liam Way and Harry Herrick,
mining engineers, entombed in
Burnside'mine since last Thurs
day, have been recovered.
Newport, R. I. Society wom
en have begun campaign to trans
form this city into- "spotless
town."
Los Angeles. UL S. federal
court will attempt to recover one
billion dollars' worth of oil land
stolen from people.
London. Jack Henderson,
American actor, playing in "The
Pink Lady," admitted that he is
engafed to Baroness Germaine
Boucard, who will-inherit large
"estate in Brittany.
Washington. Sen. Kern, In
diana, is on verge of collapse. Has
left for Hollis, Va.
Hopkinsville, Ky. Grand jury
25 minutes after taking case, sen
tenced Isom Taliferro, negro, to
death in electric chair for at
tempted attack upon Mrs. George
Robinson, Fairview.
Seoul, Korea. 123 Christian
Koreans, charged with plotting
against government, denied accu
sations. Bishop M. C. Harris'
name mentioned during trial.
Seville, Spain. Explosion of
steampipe on board mail steamer
Caboroca killed 1 and injured 8.
Middletown, N. Y. Lightning
struck one of Alice Neumann's
sorset steels. Jumped to. shoes
and ripped buttons off.
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