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���which slide in grooves so that they open out and at a slight angle. Under the bins is a storage space in which the larger and heavier pots and preserving ket- tles are kept.

The table section is a special feature. The board top is covered over with oilcloth and over this a glass cover is fitted. This makes it easy to keep spotlessly clean. At the same time, it may be used as a bread board on which dough may be kneaded, or for any other purpose for which separate trays or boards would have to be used.

��This Furnace Practically Takes Care of Itself


��The built-in kitchen cabinet extends from ceiling to floor, with a glass-covered table section in the center

The Kitchen Cabinet Up-to-Date. It Utilizes the Whole Side Wall

EFFICIENCY in the kitchen, almost more than anywhere else, demands conservation of space, so that steps are saved from table to stove or cupboard and back. In the kitchen cabinet illustrated above, the kitchen table is in one with the cupboard. In fact, it is the top board of the bottom section of the cabinet.

The top section con- sists of a closet for dishes, jars and cook- ing utensils. It ex- tends clear up to the ceiling, the top shelves being occupied by the articles not frequently required. The closet underneath the table section is fitted with three semi-circular bins

���Diagram of the automatic heater which serves equally well for either large or email steam, vapor, or hot water systems

��HEATER which serves equally well forsteam, vapor, or hot water heating systems has a magazine and sloping grates, so that it requires little care. By filling the magazine and removing the ashes from the sloping grates the heater can be made to run it- self with attention only once or twice a day. The coal in the magazine is surrounded by a water-jacket so that the coal inside is not turned into coke before reaching the burn- ing portion. This is the special feature of the device in which it differs from other types of self-feeding heaters. The coal drops gradually into the fire-bed.

Because of its auto- matic action the heater is especially adapted for use in households where the fire must go for a long time without attention, but it is also useful in large buildings where interruption of the janitor at his other duties is undesirable. On account of the sim- plicity of its construc- tion, the heater for the private house can be operated by a mere novice and the fire kept going continually with- out employing a regular "furnace man."

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