in the house was top of the line in 1920. It served for many years because
it was designed not be surpassed over the years for utility. The kitchen
sink had a double drain on each side of porcelain. It, of course, would
never wear out.
and cold running water in homes was hardly available in cities and towns
much less in a place sixty miles out into the country. The electric wiring
in the house and the wind generator gave the Jones's this advantage.
There was a washing
machine, an iron, a radio, and electric lights. The indoor plumbing in
the bathroom served the family also. There was a claw footed bathtub there
tall cabinets reaching up to the ceiling in the kitchen were elegant. To
the far right, under the counter was a rather large pull out flour bin. It
was always stocked. A person could be away from the home for years, walk
back into the kitchen and it was always stocked with the dry products
which could be stored there. The house was so tightly put together there
was never a bother with mice to break into these provisions.
for the beds were kept also. When one walked into the bedrooms the beds
were always made up and ready for guests.
Dennis was a meticulous
person and it was he who provided these amenities for the family's