A medical journal urges, sensiDij enougb, tbat in the present extravagant expenditure in house building a little raoney should be laid out in arranging for a sickrooxu, built on the sunny sida and oquippod with at least the simple rueans lor isolation and c;ire of a sick person. Ventilatiou should be well cousidered. The walls may beof v,asbable material - paiut tiles or covered with waterproof bath paper. The plumbing should be out of but couveuient to it. A little of the time and money invested in libraries, ballrooms and oriental parlorsspout on au apartment whose use in aa emergency not unusual to frail hunianity may iusure the comfort aud safety to the family that is necessary to the enjoyment of the more luxurious rooms.