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Knocked-down houses, construction of.......
merits of...........

Knowles, Morris, acknowledgments to....
Kuntz, J. B., acknowledgments to....

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Lighting, artificial, systems of.

See also Doors, windows, sunlight.
Lots, house, dimensions of...

situation of house on, conditions de-
termining.....

suggested arrangement of, figure show-
ing........

Louvers, use of, in ventilation..

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Map of town, advantages of.

Mosquitoes, breeding of, prevention of..
danger from....

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Painting, exterior, precautions in.......
interior, advantages of...
Papering of rooms, objections to..
Piers, for frame houses, construction of.
Plastering of houses, advantages of..
Posts for fences, protection of..
types of..

Poultry, restrictions regarding..
Privy, dangers from..

improperly located, view of...

proper care of...

rear view of...

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Rent of houses, factors determining..
Roof, gable, merits of..

hipped, definition of...

objections to.......

materials for....

pitch of, conditions determining..

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Shingles, asphalt, use of..

metal, objection to....
wooden, merits of..

necessity of.

Sewage, disposal of, methods for.

See also Wastes.

Sewer system, importance of installing.

substitutes for...

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Sanitation, importance of, in mining towns..
Scavenger service, importance of....

Screens, kinds of....

methods of applying..
objections to....

Shrinkage of timbers, prevention of..
Sidewalks, construction of..

Site of town, conditions determining.
importance of...

Slate, for roofs, merits of..

Springs, as source of water supply.
Stables, building of, regulation of.
Stoves, situation of, factors determining.
Streets, diagonal, advantages of...

figure showing..

[blocks in formation]

Veranda, "built in," objection to...

"built on," advantage of..

floor of, construction of..

foundations of..

importance of..
railing of.

roof of, advisability of omitting.
steps of, proper construction of..

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Wash and change house, equipment of.....
merits of..

view of....

Wastes, removal of, methods of..
See also Sewage.

Water supply, importance of...
reservoir for, view of..

sources of...

See also Cisterns: springs, wells.
Wells, drilled, advantages of..........
improperly located, view of..
shallow, protection of.....
Window sashes, number of panes in.

Windows, area for, conditions determining..

glazing of...

importance of..

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Transoms, advantages of..
Two-story house, advantage of
plan of, figure showing.

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Vaults, concrete, objections to...
leaching, objections to..
Ventilation, ceiling ventilators for.
controlled, necessity of..
louvers for..

See also Doors; windows.

Ventilators, ceiling, use of, in ventilation....

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Yard, importance of garden in.......
objections to domestic animals in.
storage of coal in.......

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The Bureau of Mines, in carrying out one of the provisions of its organic act-to disseminate information concerning investigations made-prints a limited free edition of each of its publications.

When this edition is exhausted copies may be obtained at cost price only through the Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C., who is the authorized agent of the Federal Government for the sale of all publications. The Superintendent of Documents is not an official of the Bureau of Mines. His is an entirely separate office and he should be addressed:

SUPERINTENDENT OF DOCUMENTS,
Government Printing Office,
Washington, D. C.

The general law under which publications are distributed prohibits the giving of more than one copy of a publication to one person. Additional copies must be purchased from the Superintendent of Documents. The cost of this bulletin is 15 cents.

First edition. February, 1915.

Introduction............

General statement regarding wastes of natural gas....

Occurrence of gas and oil......

Factors affecting flow of gas and oil in different sections of the same field or

in neighboring wells.......

Effect of drilling neighboring wells...

Effect of formation of waxy sediment....

History of the making of gasoline from natural gas.

Two successful plants in 1904.......

Early methods..................

Later improvements.

Patents issued....

CONTENTS.

Production of gasoline from natural gas in the eastern part of the United States.

The gasoline industry in West Virginia.

The industry in Pennsylvania..

The industry in California..

Production in 1912...

Noteworthy interest in the industry.

Marketing the product.

Distribution of plants..
Methods employed.....
Details of equipment..
Importance of water supply....
Specific gravity and price of product.
The industry in the Mid-Continent field
Details of production...............
Quantity and value of condensate.

Future of the industry in Oklahoma.........
Development of industry in foreign countries..
Total gasoline production in the United States.

Production in 1911 and 1912.....

Production in 1913..........

Chemistry of natural gas..

Natural-gas analyses made by the bureau..
Notes.....

Comments on the analyses...
Method of analysis used.....
Properties of the paraffin hydrocarbons.
Occurrence of gasoline in casing-head gas...

Relation of character of oils in the sand.

Effect of pressure and temperature on gases in the strata.

Testing natural gases for gasoline content..

Classification of kinds of natural gas.

“Dry” natural gas...

"Wet" natural gas.

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