The Daily Transcript (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 7, No. 148, Ed. 1 Tuesday, September 23, 1919 Page: 3 of 8
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Splendidly Arranged and May Be
Built at a Comparatively
LIVING ROOM MAIN FEATURE
Housewife Will Recognize Skill With
Which Apartment Has Been Laid
• Out — Kitchen and Dining
Room Will Also Please.
The two bedrooms and bath open off
a short hall, which Is entered froifl one
corner of the dining room. Each bed-
room Is 13 by 10 feet, and has two
windows, affording good light and
plenty of ventilation. Three closets
provide clothes storage space, each
bedroom having one, and the third Is
off the hall, next to the bathroom door.
The basement Is finished In cement
plaster with a concrete floor. The j
stairs leading to It open out of the ,
dining room, and it will be noted that
the flue is at that point. Thus no steps j
will be wasted in getting to the heating i
plant. There Is ample room In the
IN DAINTY COLOR
SOME FARMERS MAKE DELIVERIES DIRECT
TO CONSUMERS BY USING MOTOR TRUCKS
Little Things That Add So Much
Costumes Cannot Be Considered Com'
plete Without Smart Accessories
to Set Them Off.
Mr. William A. Rafltord will answer
questions and give advice FREE OF
COST on all 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. III., and only enclose
two-cent stamp for reply.
By WM. A. RADFORD.
Home builders more nnd more are
selecting bungalow designs for their
The charm of many frocks Is empha-
sized by the smart accessories that ac-
basement for the heater and the fuel j company them. Dresses of simple de-
storage room while a large portion can sign are stamped exclusive by a novel-
be partitioned off for rooms where food ty color, or perhaps a gay girdle offers
Is stored, and lawn and garden uten- i itself for smart trimming. Frocks this
sils are kept when not In use.
While no stairway to the attic is
shown on the floor plan, It can be
placed where the closet off the hall is
placed, or by Installing a movable
stairway in one of the bedrooms. The
moveable stairway fits into the ceiling
and can be lowered ready for service
whenever wanted. This is a great
space saver, especially adapted to
From the description and by a study
of both the floor plan and the perspec-
new dwellings. There are so many fine tlve> " wl" rea('Hy be seen that this
things about a bungalow that they ap- exceptionally good bungalow de-
peal to the family, especially the
women members, that intends to build.
There Is combined exterior beauty with
convenience, the rooms being all on
one floor, making the work of caring
for the home less arduous, as there
are no stairs to climb. And modern
efficiency demands that only rooms
that are to be used dally be put Into a
Here Is shown a bungalow of rare
beauty. It has not the "squat" efTect
that so many bungalows have, and the
gable roof gives space for an ample
garret, which Is not only useful as a
storage room, but provides for a good
circulation of air, an advantage both
in winter and summer, as It makes the
house both warmer and cooler.
Because of the balance of this de-
sign, It might be called a "Colonial"
bungalow. The entrance door is exact-
ly In the center of tho house, while oa
Building is the most satisfactory way
of acquiring a home. The exact num-
ber of rooms that are needed for the
family, the room arrangement In ac-
cordance with the Ideas of the per-
sons who are to live in it, and the ex-
terior that coincides with what the
individual regards as attractive, ail are
obtained by the prospective builder
when he selects his own design, or has
one drawn according to his Ideas by
Many pitfalls, however, await the In-
experienced home builder. His Ideas,
or some of them, may not be practi-
cable. The safest plan for the prospec-
tive builder is to consult an architect,
the contractor who he expects will
build the house, and the lumber or ma-
terial dealer who will supply the ma-
terials of which the home is to be con-
structed. All three of these men have
season have a clever way of opening
over dainty tucked vests and lace waist
coats to show their ruffled faces to the
Striking sashes are featured, nnd
there is a bright allied girdle that
forms a distinctive accompaniment to
a white linen frock. It is of corded
silk, six inches wide and striped with
the allied colors artistically blended.
Heavy red or blue silk tassels termin-
ate this stunning sash.
Crisp organdie In delicate or pastel
tints lends colorful beauty to many a
simple dress. At present there Is a
vogue for plain white organdie sashes
thnt suggest the quaint charm of the
Dutch peasant's costume. These white
sashes are usually part of a set con-
sisting of dainty collar and cuffs hem-
stitched with a half-inch border. They
nre unusually effective on checked or
striped voile or fine gingham gowns.
A new note might be introduced in
an old frock by an organdie sash of con-
trasting color, such as jade green with
a white frock or sea-shell pink organdie
expressing exquisite daintiness on a
frock of pale clel mull.
The sense of being fashionably and
tastefully attired comes with wearing
an embroidered satin sash on an after-
noon gown of soft mulberry georgetts.
A splash of gay worsted embroidery in
a conventional flower design traced it-
self over the center of the satin sash
and crude wooden beads In bright, col-
ors weighted the ends.
For the matron with the black net
gown there Is a heavy jet rope girdle
that glitters and twinkles delightfully
when coiled about the hips.
Wonderfully exquisite are the new
sashes that the younger set have adopt-
CHIC FOR FALL WEAR
Motor Truck Heavily Loa ded With Farm Produce.
Peddling farm produce from "side-
door Pullmans" is a market outlet
which some producers have followed,
us, by accompanying a car of their
produce on the road and selling direct-
ly from the car door to dealers and
consumers In a number of small towns,
they realize remunerative return from
their marketing operations. In no ft
of the places where this method of
"car peddling" Is practiced the pro-
ducers take out a license from the
authorities which gives them tempo-
rary selling privileges, such licenses
costing from $10 to $26 apiece. This
system of self-service salesmanship Is
I applicable only in regions where the
growers have no co-operative assocla-
j don. It would be extremely unwise
. • ..u ft"- the Individual producer to go on
Poppy-red suede cloth, with black ln e p„t|on wlth
silk braid on short jacket, with very
full peplum. V neck line. The hat Is
of black panne velvet with uncurled
either side are double casement win-
dows. The porch columns and the
rounded gable over the porch also add
a "Colonial" touch. Painted white, this
makes an exceptionally attractive
The bungalow is rectangular in
shape, being 26 by 44 feet, just the
proper size for the so-called narrow lot.
It has walls of straight lines, the most
economical to construct, but the porch
roof breaks the plainness of the build-
ing, without the additional cost of Jogs
In the walls.
The five rooms that this bungalow
contains nre arranged for convenience
and comfort. A study of the floor plan
will show that this statement is true.
The living room, 25 by 12 feet, extends
across the front of the house. At one
end is a wide fireplace, with small
high windows on either side, giving
had much valuable experience in de-
signing and building homes and other
buildings and their advice is very
The cost of the little bungalow that
is here shown and described is not
great. It is of frame construction, set
on a concrete foundation. The prices
of both materials and labor vary ln
different localities, and are controlled
by the freight rates on lumber, and
other considerations. By consulting
the local architect, contract and ma-
terial man the cost of this bungalow
can readily be determined.
It is not true to say that "castles ln
Spain" has no meaning because there
are no castles now in that country.
Under Pedro I, king of Castile—1350
to 1309—Spain was so disturbed by
ed for evening and dance wear. The
finest of the metal brocaded ribbons
are traced with gold and silver thread
on delicate backgrounds of orchid, let-
tuce green, peach, apricot, lemon, flesh
and sky blue. The broad ribbon is
drawn about the waist in a crushed gir-
dle and allowed to fall in a graceful
panel at the back. Soft silk fringe in
a harmonizing tone borders the bottom.
A lace frock or a lovely taffeta or
georgette dance frock would be popu-
lar at the many social affairs, If favor-
ed with one of these exquisitely dainty
an extensive selling organization.
Cut in Profits.
The growers also must bear ln mind
the fact, although the returns from
this method of selling at first may ap-
pear large, they will be cut down to a
great extent by his expenses, the time
consumed, and the consequent neglect
1 of his regular business. This practice
may result also ln lowering wholesate
prices, inasmuch as the grower may
] be anxious to get away and may sell
at figures which the regular dealers
| would not accept. Car peddling is
more common In the West nnd South-
west than ln any other sections of the
country, but has decreased under re-
cent demurrage and traffic regulations.
Reaching Markets by Trucks.
Direct delivery by wagon or motor
truck is practicable only where the
farmer lives within a 25-mile radius of
the consuming center. Hence this
method of marketing affords an outlet
only for the commodities produced in
the area immediately surrounding the
market. Such deliveries are limited.
In the main, to country towns and
smaller cities. The automobile truck
undoubtedly is enlarging this service,
but It probably will be limited to a
very small portion of the total produc-
ing area of the country and can not
be expected to form an outlet for the
great bulk of farm crops. Again, the
development of cities, with their con-
stant encroachments upon outlying
country districts, forces production
areas farther from the market centers
and In the larger cities makes it
practically Impossible for growers to
deliver their produce direct to con?
sumers. The best examples of suc-
cessful direct deliveries by growers te
consumers are found in the sale of
fresh fruits and vegetables In small
country towns and deliveries from
neighboring farms through residential
sections of most of the larger cities.
CLIMB ON HIGH WITH
AN ARMY CHAUFFEUR
EARLY AUTO DAYS
Private Employers Who Are Operat-
ing Large Fleet of Trucks for De-
livery Purpose Are Told to
Remember Army Men.
The chauffeur who used to consider
USE FOR OLD HAIR RIBBON Rockiest Road to Dublin Is Lo-
When Freshness Is Lost It Can Be CatCd in France.
Made Serviceable as Covering
for Coat Hanger.
When the freshness of the hair rib-
bons has vanished so that it is quite
impossible to make them stand up
properly on the child's head, they may
be used to good advantage for cover-
ing coat hangers of the ordinary wire I Broadway and Forty-second street a
or wooden variety. The ribbons should hard place to cross went to war to dis-
be dipped in gasoline, rubbed with | cover that the rockiest road to Dublin
clean, soft cloths until perfectly clean, lay In France, after all. For automo-
and then pressed with a warm iron on ? bile driving became a supreme art over
the wrong side. The hangers should : there, where there were no lights to
be padded, first, with a soft foundation j illuminate the roads, and often no
material, and it will be found that the i roads to illuminate.
hair ribbons of usual width will do 1 With shells bursting on all sides, anfl
nicely to cover them. Little sachet j bombs dropping from the Jerrys above,
bags, attached on baby ribbons, make a the truck, ambulance and lorry driv-
dainty finishing touch to the hangers, ers soon learned a thousand new tricks
j in the trade: how to keep n straight
Table Dollies. j course without benefit of compass or
Doilies for the breakfast table are ! light, how to climb out of mud hub-
made of plain linen simply scalloped deep, how to run on three wheels if
with white cotton and marked with a j something happened to the fourth, in
sigle initial or with three initials in short, how to do the impossible, all
In 1898 gasoline sold for six
cents a gallon.
The first New York motorcar
show was held In 1900.
The first four-cylinder car was
brought out in 1900.
In 1S90 Barnum & Bailey an-
nounced they would exhibit
throughout the country a "horse-
In July, 1898, the news was
given that a plant would be built
to turn out "one motor carriage
It is hard to conceive that In
1890 there were but four motor-
; cars in the United States.
ASSISTS TIRE-REPAIR WORK.
Beautiful frock of changeable taffeta.
Petal effect tunic and sleeves. A silk
cord used as a shoelace effect trims
When the three initials are used the
center one is twice as large as the
others and the three are arranged,
with the addition of small embroidered
triangles, in the form of a diamond.
Neckwear in Great Variety
space underneath them for built-in book
cases. The two front windows are
double casements, while that on the
end lias double hung sashes. A wide-
open doorway at the end of the living
room near the fireplace, leads into the
dining room. Although three sides of
the room nre broken by windows and
the fireplace there is some 15 feet of
unbroken wall space for the piano, a
davenport, or other heavy furniture.
This is a living room that will have an
extraordinary appeal to the house-
The dining room is 11 feet, 0 inches,
by 10 feet, and has a shallow china
closet built into the front wall. Three
windows make it a light, cheerful
room. Directly back of the dining
room is the kitchen, 8 by 14 feet. Note
the conveniences in the kitchen, as
shown by the floor plan. There are
double windows, with the sink under-
neath, giving plenty of light at the
place where a great part of the kitchen
work is done. On either side are wall
cases for supplies, utensils, etc., plac-
ing everything that is needed within
easy reach. A good-sized pantry, also
with a window, adds to the conven-
ience of the kitchen.
internecine wars as to offer a tempt-
ing field for Interference by outsiders,
and when the king murdered Blanche.
his Bourbon queen, it was natural thnt
the French constable, Bertrand du
Guesclin, who was then in Aragon,
should attempt to finish the perfidious
monarch. It was also natural that the
English black prince, who was then
in Aquitaine, hearing that the heredi-
tary enemies of his country were fight-
ing against the Castilian king, should
fight for him. The result was that
many castles, with the adjacent es-
tates fell to both parties and became
fiefs of their leaders, so that people
began to talk of capturing chateux en
Espagne as the easiest method of J [Ilg collar-and-cull set, and very often
All Kinds of Frills and Laces in Vogue,
Many of Them Extremely
Dame fashion fairly runs riot in
frills and laces this year, after her
stern self-denial during war time; and
she has concentrated her fancy for
frilly and lacy things upon neckwear.
Never have neckwear counters been so
Irresistible as now. You approach one
with the intention of buying a new
necktie for 50 cents or so—and come
away with several enchanting collar
and cuff sets, a simply not-to-be-reslst-
ed waistcoat and ten yards of fluffy
ruffling in various widths for the beau-
tifying of summer frocks. Beware of
the neckwear counter, this season, if
you have sternly determined not to
spend an extra cent for fripperies.
Of course, neckwear is a frippery—•
any woman will admit that, but no
other frippery ln dress counts for so
much in smartness and daintiness.
Considerable style may be given to
the simplest little dress, as every wom-
an well knows, by a very good look
Mrs. Muffet 'interrupting)—That's
brary)—My husband told me to get
him one of George O'Shaw's books, but
I've forgotten the name of it. Some-
thing to do with a show-up.
Attendant (smiling)—"The Showing
Mrs. Muffet (interrupting)—That's
the very one—"The Showing Up of
Bank Deposits I"—Buffalo Express.
the accessories cost more than the
For neckwear Is by no means cheap
this season. Indeed some of It—the
very prettiest and most tempting
things—are appallingly expensive. One
must pay for dainty little real lace edg-
ings and insertions, and hand embroi-
deries on filmy fabric, and finely run
shirrings in net. These things are
bound to be more expensive than pique
or cotton gaberdine collar and cuff sets
finished with a simple row of machine
stitching. But how much lovelier are
the filmy, frilly neck-fixings 1 ^fo won-
der woman cannot resist them! There
is one joy about it—many of these en-
ticing things can be manufactured at
home if one has patience and exquisite
skill with the needle. It will take time
to fashion a fichu, all tiny hand-tucks
and rows of shirred puffing and narrow ^
lace, and when you have finished your ; geti)er,
labor you will understand why these
pretty trifles cost such discouraging
sums at the neckwear counter. It is
not the material involved, it is labor.
Yet the material has something to do
with It too. Women are much more
fastidious about fineness of materials
than they used to be. The woman who
used to be quite well satisfied with a
50-cent collar and cuff set of white lawn
trimmed with imitation Val lace, now
picks out a set of filmy handkerchief
linen garnished with hand-made filet or
Irish crochet—and is willing to pay the
price for it.
to the glory of the allies and Novell
These men are now coming back to
the United States, master mechanics
and drivers, trained in the hardest
school to every emergency that an au-
tomobile could confront. Some of them
are still jobless, and Col. Arthur
Woods, assistant to the secretary of j
war, and in charge of the government's i
re-employment campaign for ex-service
men, offers them as the best possible
material in the world for expert auto-
Private employers who are operating
large fleets of trucks for delivery and
transportation purposes, are especial-
ly recommended to these expert driv-
ers. The various governmental and wel-
fare agencies will be the means for
bringing the men and the jobs to-
Handy Device Is Sheet-Metal Clamp
Which Holds Searchlight in
For those who prefer the tubular
flash light to the trouble light con-
nected to the storage battery, for tire-
repair work, a handy device Is «
sheet-metal clamp which holds the
flash light In such position as to tftrow
the light where it is needed. The idea
would be of little use to the driver
who always has a companion to MIS
the light for him in case of trouble,
but for those who often drive alone.
When a radiator leaks it is not ad-
visable to u.se material to stop the
leaks from the inside.
rU-T «LUCD TO CLAM*
LAMP CRACK! 1
A Flash-Light Clamp Is a Great Com-
fort to the Lone Night Driver, In
Case of Tire Trouble.
there is decided advantage. The metaii
used should be stiff brass or steel, fe«rt
the spring which holds the flash Iig6£-
must of course have sufficient spriugi-
ness for this purpose. The light will
be found convenient for tire changing'
in the position shown, but if same
other angle is preferred, the clamp
can readily be made to give it.—P. P.
Avery, Garfield, N. J., in Popular Me-
Pockcts for Little Girls.
Little sister needs wee pockets on
the front of her apron or dress, so that
she may carry her small hankie with-
out losing it. You would be surprised
to know how unusual and decorative •
little pocket can be made by adding^
small ruffle to the top. The pocket Is
loose and gathered like the one so pop-
ular last season on the summer skirt.
A little white Mother Hubbard dress
smocked in pink, with a Peter Pan col-
lar edged in pink, and a sash tie Just
ln the back Is a thing at Joy with two
litUe ruffly pockets la the front. They
are edged in pink, too.
When any part gets rusty put kero-
sene on it, but be sure to wipe it off
after it has stood a while.
Spend an hour or two going over
your instruction book and learn more
about keeping your car in good shape.
• ♦ •
Every time you change a wire wheel
put grease on the metal surfaces
wheel spindle where the hub touches
• • •
Motorists who use one of the hand
pumps will do well to give the pump a
few strokes before attaching it to the
TO COOL BRONZE BEARINGS
Using Water for Purpose Is La*t
Thing to Do—When in Hurry
Cool With Oil.
Never forget that cooling with wit-
ter a bronze bearing that has bee®
running hot is the last thing to do.
The best thing to do is to watt for
the bearing to cool In the ordinary
course of events, but If you are irr
too much of a hurry for this, cool It
with oil instead of water.
It is possible to make a drill cut aw
oversize hole by grinding one cutfii*'
edge so that It is a little longer that*
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