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E Inexpensive to Build and Modern in EveFy Respect FIVE WELL-ARRANGED ROOMS Quaint Air About This Dwelling That Sends Out 8trong Appeal and Ita Inherent Coziness la In Ita Favor. By WILLIAM A. RADFORD Mr. William A. Radford will answer questions and give advice FREE OP COST on a}l subjects pertaining, to the subject of building, for the readers of this paper. On account of his wide experience as Editor, Author and Manufacturer, he is, without doubt, the highest authority on all these subjects. Address all inquiries to William A. Radford, No. 1827 Prairie avenue, Chicago, 111., and only inclose two-cent stamp for reply. Ten years ago, we daresay, people would not have been wildly Interested In a home-building show. Rents were reasonable, Ih fact some landlords were l offering bonuses In ti-e form of one, two or three months free, and building costs were low. People had some thing else to think about. JJuJhtoday. Ah! it is quite differ ent. '^Thç subject of homes, rents, building costs and labor troubles are ; \ " ' : »fill •J:.""VrVxV>' f f i > I I - TT o IS o H: 5 M & A u ft'Ç *-> ö U lç£ | , çT\V) 1 Fr y/ «O P 00 se N g o • \9 ES op Oc* o (3 ,* KD ^ \9 S eu U o N â o Q a — KWTH all absorbing, and it seems everyone from the stenographer to the boss him self is keenly Interested. This has come about through reversal in con ditions. Rents are no longer low, In fact they liave reached the point where many families cannot pay; buildings are scarce, there are at least 1,500,000 homes short, not to mention other type« of structures, and practically everyone Is affected. As a consequence the idea of a home-bulldlng show attracts Imme diate and keen interest. In three large cities this spring shows of this kind will be held and no doubt all records for attendance will be broken. People are Interested in home-building Ideas, and judging by tne latest re ports from various building commis sioners' offices, many of them are building their own homes this spring. The number of permits has jumped— past records are left far behind. These people are looking for Ideas in building because they have come to realize fully that home ownership is the short and direct cut to happi ness. They want Ideas. And we hope to/help them. rjrHfcj>hose who are limited in means, wno want the best their money can get, we suggest that they pause a moment and consider the delightful 8 m all home shown here with floor plan. ■ ■ f ^ A 'glance at the picture shows a very attractive cozy design, built of fra'me with brick steps and front porch. There Is a quaint air about the dwelling that sends out à strong appeal and its lnlieréiît côzlness Is 9 quality lqjts favor Thé design does not call for any special construction and, being more or less rectangular, there will be no extra expense In con struction. In fact It Is designed to offer the builder something worth while at a very reasonable outlay. Passing from the outside* one finds the front door opening directly Into a large living room, 17 feet 6 Inches by 12 tftf/'Q Inches. The space that would ordinarily be used for a front hall or vestibule has been added to the living room, making that room large and Infinitely more comfortable. Windows on £wo sides provide ample sunlight and ventilation. No matter how small the house these days, the living room is large because It has come to be cor 'dered practically the be-all and ena-all of family life. It Is the recreation center, lounging room and lnfornîal gathering place as well vA the reception room for state af TBrs. The advent of the 1 phonograph makes dancing in the home a mon practice and the large living room is an Important accessory after the fact. The lnterroom opening between liv ing and dining rooms In this home makes the two rooms practically one large room. It is a wide opening without any doors or colonnades. The dining room is the same size as the living room. When considered togeth er, there is an expanse 17 by 25 feet, which is as large as the living room In a big home. Continuing straight back to the rear, the visitor finds the kitchen, a small room. 10 by 9 feet 6 Inches, sufficiently large for this home yet ideal from the standpoint of the house wife who has to cover enough terri tory as it is. There Is no excuse for wasting u lot of expensive building spa<e in a kitchen when built-in space savhig features will take care of the requirements. As to sleeping quarters, there are two bedrooms located along the right side of the house with bathroom be tween. One bedroom opens into the living room, the other into the dining room. They are not large, 9 by 12 feet, but not small enough to caüse skimping. Each bedroom has two large windows. All things cc-ns<dered, this makes an ideal practica! five-room dwelling, suitable for the average small family of one or two children. There Is a genuine need for homes of this type to stein the tide towards flat dwell ings which, possessing some desirable features, tend to destroy many of the finest benefits of home life and to lessen civic interest on the part of the Individual. A home owner is a responsible citizen because he has something definite at stake. He pays taxes direct and consequently Is in terested In the way In which they are being expended. He is not a "float er," not a straw to be tossed about on the waves of uncertainty. Lord Byron at "Full Scandal." Once Lord Byron had arrived at the stage of what J. A. Strahan, writing in the Edingurgh Review, calls "full scandal." English society, with the sole exception of Lady Jersey, shunned him as It would shun the bubonic plague. Lady Jersey insisted on entertaining him. Fashion came to her house and bowed down its head to the great host ess, but turned up its nose ât her greater guest. In passing by him, ladles picked up their gowns lest they be, contaminated by his touch. And yet, according *to Mr. Strahan, there was no man In Europe, with the exception of Napoleon and the Duke of Wellington, In which the English public was more Interested. At his hotel women of position bribed the chambermaids to let them take over their clothes and duties for the evening, so that they might have a near look at the monster. At Venice it was Impossible for Byron to go out In a gondola without having all the visiting Englishmen rush to their windows, throw bjck the Curtains and exclaim. "Tiîere he goes !" dr -f ■ - The Retort Courteous. The mld-Vlctorlan Lady set out on a quest for photograph records of a gay and jazzy variety. The day was sad and dregry, wet under foot, foggy and generally mTserabfe. The shop she entered was manned by a com pletely discouraged and disheartened group of sales p'éôpîe. The girl at the phonograph shop was plainly given over to the most gloomy forebodings. Abandoned to (Repression, her frock sagged, her hair was listless and drooping. Into this brooding melan choly the mid-Victorian Lady ruthless ly broke, and, intruding upon the' secret sorrow of the Gloomy One, briskly demanded : "Have you 'Smllesî' " The saleslady surveyed space and In a colorless monotone droned: "All out," as though she se cretly rejoiced in the fact. "You look It I" rejoined the would-be pur chaser, at which smiles appeared on tbe faces of all beholders, whether the shop could dispense thes& jt aou — Exchange.. WASTE BALL CALLED "STRIKE" BY HURST Jim Delehanty Tells Story of Famous Character. Umpire Telia Batter In Advance What Next Pltoh Is Qoing -to Be for Crossing Him In Dispute With Backstop. Veterans of the baseball game never tire of telling stories »hat feature Tim Hurst Unquestionably Hurst was one of the most unique characters In the history of the game. Jim Delehanty, one of the famous players of that name, tells this one, which has Tim Hurst, Jack Klelnow, who once caught for the New York Americans, and James Delehanty as the central figures. Jack Chesbro was doing the pitch ing for New York. Chesbro had a spit ball that was mighty hard to judge. Klelnow, who was doing the catching, and Hurst, who was umpiring, were disagreeing on a lot of Tim's rulings. Tim called ball two with Delehanty up, on a pitch that Klelnow regarded a good strike. He made a strenuous protest. Delehanty stood In the bat ter's box with a broad smile on his face. Jim liked to hear them argue. The call was two balls and two strikes on Delehanty. Klelnow was positive the pitch that Tim called a ball should have been ruled a strike, retiring Delehanty. Finally In des peration, Hurst said: "Well, I will leav.e It to Delehanty." Tim was positive the pitch was a ball, and he felt sure Delehanty would en tertain the same opinion. Possibly Jim believed it was a ball, but Jim liked to see Hurst rave, and he sarcastically replied : "If there was ever a strike, that was one. For years I have been hearing stories about how blind you are. Now I'll "believe anything they tell me." - Those cruel words certainly crossed Tim up, but quick as a flash he came back at Delehanty. "Well, If that was a good one, you had better swing at the next one no matter where it is. Something tells me In advance It Is going to be a strike." Klelnow knew Tim was a man of his word. He called for a waste ball that was a foot wide of the plate. Dele hanty failed fo swing. "Strike three!" yelled Hurst, and It went. AL DEMAREE SOLD TO DENVER Veteran Major Pitcher Is Transferred From Seattle to Western League Club. President Jim Boldt of the Seattle club of the Pacific Coast league an nounces that arrangements have been m IM Y. AI Demaree. completed for the sale of Pitcher Al Demaree to the Denver club of the Western league. LONG'S MARK STANDS In these days of record-break ing on the cinder track there Is only one mark which seems to stand out of reach of moderu athletes. This Is the record of 47 seconds for the 440-yard run made by Maxey Long at Gutten berg on October 4„ 1900), • The 100-yard dash, (he 220, the 880 and all the other records have gone to smash. Even the broad jump record made by Pat O'Connor In 1901 was smashed last year by Ned Oourdln, the Harvard jumper. A long stretch of 22 years has passed, and the great mark of Long stands on the record books as the shining achievement of a past athletic generation. to test erie shop leases Railroad Labor Board Orders Federal Investigation Into Contract 8ystem. Federal investigation of the Erie railroad's action in leasing its shops and contracting all shop work to the Meadvllle Machinery company of Meadvllle, Pa., was ordered by the United States Railroad Labor board. The Erie contract system came to the board's notice several months ago When shop employees brought action against the road in an endeavor to have the practice of subletting shop work declared illegal. No decision has yet been rendered by the board and meanwhile, according to the board's Information, all shops on the road have been contracted to the Meadvllle company. The officers of the contract company are said in the board's announcement to have been recently officers of the Erie railroad. OTHER LABOR NOTES Mines in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico, are opening up at the rate of almost one a week, according to min ing men, and that state will soon be back to mining as It was before the revolutions in Mexico occurred. The mine strike in South Africa, which had lasted for 67 days, Is ended, the order for Its cessation having been confirmed by all the unions concerned, acting Independently of the workers' federation. A wage reduction of ten per cent for shopmen, effective April 1, was an nounced by the Cleveland Railway company. A similar cut In the' pay of motormen and conductors, effective May 1, was announced several days ago. The Austrian Manufacturer^' asso ciation has received reports Indicating that factory production is only 55 per cent of prewar efficiency. This is ac counted for by three hours a day less working time and a decrease of 25 per cent of the efficiency of labor, the man ufacturers say. The Pacific mills at Lawrence, Mass., a cotton and worsted plant employing ten thousand persons normally, an nounced a wage reduction of approxi mately 20 per cent. Two other large plants were understood to be prepar ing a similar announcement for issu ance. Union miners in Colorado support wholeheartedly the decision of the United Mine Workers of America for suspension of work on April 1, Mike Llvoda, acting president of District 15 of the miners' organization, said when Informed that a call for suspension of work had been issued. A general strike was proclaimed In all Italian ports, as an act of solidarity with the port workers of Naples, who had declared a 24-hour strike. The strike at Naples was precipitated by the refusal of the workers to allow nonunion members to be employed on the docks. Building and concrete workers of Alton, 111., have accepted a 10 per cent reduction in wages In order to facili tate more building, according to an nouncements by C. E. Oldham of the International Hod Carriers, Building and Concrete Workers' union. The former wage was 75 cents an hour. One furnace of the plant of the American Steel Foundries, Alliance, Ohio, was flred up and over 300 men went to work in the shops. The plant shut down several weeks ago. Orders received In the past few days will keep the mill working for some time and It is expected that other furnaces will be flred In a short time. Several shots were flred and one man was wounded when deputy sher iffs stationed- at the Glen Lyon dye works dispersed about 50 pickets en route to the mill In East Providence, R. I. The deputies were under or ders to allow no picketing. Ell May nard, forty-eight, of Central Falls, was wounded In the right elbow. No reduction In pay will be accepted by the union carpenters of Vancouver. They will stand out for $6.50 and an eight-hour day with a half-day off on Saturday. The builders have offered a scale of $6 per day. A strike com mittee was selected and at present there Is every appearance of a strike which will hold up building. Organized labor In the border cities will face a general reduction In wages May 1, reports from conferences of the Builders' and Contractors' association indicate. Bricklayers now get $1.15 an hour ; it Is said they will be asked to take 95 cents. Plasterers now getting $1 an hour are asking $9.50 for an eight-hour day and a five-day week. Common labor is being paid 40 cents an hour on Windsor municipal jobs.— Detroit Free Press. Basing their demand on charges that the railroad labor board has submitted their members to "unfair treatment" through "Improper decisions," the Eastern Federation of the Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express and Station Employees petitioned President Hard ing and congress to abolish the body. The organization represents approxi mately 85,000 employees of 22 Eastern railroads, A review of labor and working con ditions in the bituminous coal fields was transmitted to the senate by the Department of Labor. The report showed that the average pay of soft coal miners In 1921 was $1,357.40 per year, and that they were employed for an average of 180 days. The Franklyn Automobile company announced that it would establish a plant at Syracuse, N. Y., for manuïac ture of a new style car and employ about 5,000 men. Fifteen other cities, including Elizabeth, N. J., tried to get tbe new plant. BOTH BEAR THE GOODYEAR NAME One of the tires shown above I»tbefetmou®30x3# inch Goodyear All-Weather Tread Clincher. By long wear, superior traction and freedom from ski ddin g, and low final cost, this tire has won unquestioned leadership in its field. Alongside it is illustrated its companion, the 30 z 3*4 inch Goodyear Cross Rib. Both these tires are built in a factory devoted exclusively to manufacturing Goodyear Tires for small cars. More than 5,000,000 of the Goodyear non-skid tires have been sold in the last five years. Built of the same high grade Egyptian cotton fab ric that goes into the All-Weather Tread Good year, with a long-wearing but differently designed tread, they have given remarkable service. Their quality and serviceability have proved to thousands of car owners the folly of buying unknown and unguaranteed tires of lower price. Ask your Goodyear Service Station Dealer to explain their advantages. 30x3% Cross Rib Fabric ... $10.95 30x3 Vi AlS-Weather Fabric . 14.75 30x3'/4 AU-Weather Cord .. 18.00 30*3'/4 Heavy Tourist Tub* • 2.80 30x3% Regular Tub* .... 2.25 , Manufacturer'» tax ntrm GOOD>VEAR E-ZSTÖVrPOCiSH WÊBÊB rte Shfnm im Womdmrfui S at * the eoapons for kitchen aprons. Martin ft Martin, Mfts., CM cmbb "My beau he if particular, About the way Fm dressed. So Maggie uses Faultless Starch, , So I can look my best" Well Informed. I "Grace Is very versatile." "Yes. She knows the business of all her friends."—Judge. I sä & pirin WARNING! Say "Bayer" when you buy Aspirin* Unless you see the name "Bayer" on tablets, you are not getting genuine Aspirin prescribed by physicians over 22 years and proved safe by millions for Headache Colds Rheumatism Toothache Neuralgia Neuritis Earache Lumbago Pain, Pain Accept only "Bayer" package which contains proper directions. Handy "Bayer" boxes of 12 tablets—Also bottle« of 24 and 100—Druggists# Aspirin la the trade mark of Bayer Manufacture of Moooacetlcacldeeter of Sallorlicacid It Is a good habit now and again to He who courts needless danger Is examine your habits. more fool than hero. Sometimes the man who knows It has to be shown. Better an ass that carries than horse which throws. MOTHER ! CLEAN CHILD'S BOWELS WITH "CALIFORNIA FIG STROP" * Even Cross, Feverish, Sick Children LoVe its Fruity Taste and it cannot Injure Little Stomachs. Don't let child stay bilious, constipated. J Hurry mother! A teaspoonful of "California Fig Syrup" today may pre vent a sick child tomorrow. ïf yonr child is constipated, bilious, feverish, fretfnl, has cold, colic, or if stomach is sour, tongue coated, breath bad, re Spring It, Billl "Why Is Bill going around with t grin on his face?" "Because he has • laugh up his sleeve." member a good "irfrysfc-ftucatiVe" fe often all that is neceaaavy. Genuine "California Pig Syrnp" ha* directions for babies and children* printed on the bottle. Say "California" or you may get an imitation % syrup».