Newspaper Page Text
THE SUNDAY HERALD, AUGUST 2, 1891.
The old house at tho northeast corner of
"Thirteenth and F streets, for a long time used
as a boarding bouse, with stores on tho first
floor, Is bcine remodeled and will bo greatly
improved. Tho store, which was sevoral feet
above tho sidewalk, has been lowered to tho
level and will be handsomely finished.
Tho building at the southeast corner of
Twelfth and F streets, for many years occupied
'by Ahchce's restaurant, will soon bo vacated
by tho present occupant who will remove his
,place of business to the building ho Is having
" remodeled on the west side of Twelfth street,
'between E and F streets, about tho mlddlo of
tho square. It is understood that the old
'homo on the corner will soon be torn down to
'make room for a more modern building.
Mr. John F. Waggaman will shortly com
mence the erection of a block of seven dwell
ing houses from plans prepared by Architect
Charles E. Burden. They will bo located on
spruco street, Le Droit Park, and will bo 18x47
feet in size, two stories high, with frontB of
Ohio stono and pressed brick, broken by
square bay-windows, with tower tops. Tho
interior will bo trimmed iu natural finish
white pine and will contain all modern im
provements, including cabinet mantels, la-
trobe stoves, speaking tubes, electric bolls,
etc. Mr. W. R. Coon has tho contract for
buildinc and the cost will bo $14,000.
Architect A. P. Clark, jr., is preparing plans
for a tasty dwelling-house two stories, base
ment and attic high, 18x64 feet in size, that
will be erected on Fourth, between A and B
streets northeast. The front will bo of Hum
:mclstowu brownstono, broken by a square
bay window, with gable finish. The roof will
bo a slated mansard, with galvanized iron
cornices and iron steps. Tho interior will bo
'trimmed in white pine, natural finish, and will
contain cabinet mantels, open fire-places,
speaking tubes, electric bells and a complete
istcam-beatlng plant. Tho cost will be $4,000
Architect T. F. Schneider has commenced
work on the plans for a handsome residence
that Mrs. Mary E. Parsons will have built on
New Hampshire avenuo, between It and S
streets northwest. It will be 25 feet front
with a depth of 70 feet, three 6torios and
basement high with a front of stone to the
second story sills and pressed brick above
surmounted with a steep tiled roof. The
front will be relieved by a handsome circular
stone bay window and stone porch and steps
to the fcide. The interior will bo beautifully
finished, and on tho first lloor will be located
tho parlor, reception hall leading to a largo
square &talrcase which will be very effectively
treated with carved screens and paneled
wainscoting. The dining-room and butler's
pantry will also be located on this floor. Be
tween tho dininc-room and hall will be a
charming and cozy little nook formed with
handsome carved screens with colored glass
windows and containing an ornamental book
case. The dining-room will have a bay
window at the back and will be well lighted.
The woodwork will be of cherry and oak
Tiighly polished, and will present a very
artistic appearance. The chambers on the
other floors will all be large and airy, and
trimmed in hard wood, with plenty of closets
and bath-rooms. The house will be heated by
steam and will contain cabinet, mantels, open
lire-places, electric bells, speaking tubes, and
Permits to build to the following were
jfeeucd. by Inspector Entwisle for tho week
.ending Friday, July 31.
One two-story frame dwelling, 20x4G feet,
'for E. A Swart on lot 1, block 46, corner of
toycoCftl 100et aDd Wh,tnevavenue county,
One one-story brick stable, 16x30 feet, for
3. Carr in rear of No. 1355 Maryland avenue
inortheast, to cost$200.
One two-story frame dwelling, 10x36 feet,
for George C. W. Magruder on tho Tcnnallv
town Road, county, to cost $1,300.
One two-story frame dwelling, 15x30 feet,
for Henry White on lot 11, section 6, Barry
Farm, Hillsdale, to cost $350. y
Ono two-story brick stable, 30x90 feet, for
.-3. A. Leisher on lots 102 to 105, square 387,
.-alley between Ninth and Tenth, D"and E
streets southwest, to cost $3,000.
Two two-story frame dwellings, 14x40 and
28.feet, for Thomas Lovel on lot 44, block 30.
'KosedaJe, county, to cost $1,300.
Ono two-story frame dwelling, 14x10 feet,
J-for "William Chunning on lot 9, section 3,
"Barry Farm, Stanton avenue. Hillsdale,
county, to cost $300.
One two-story brick carriage repository, 51
! feet 11 inches by 56 feet, for Elbert S. Malo
'ney on square 281, Nos. 1232 to 1230 Twelfth
' street northwest, to cost $3,000.
Four two-story brick dwellings, 15x28 feet,
or Mandensen & Usilton on lots 68 to 70,
square S56, Nos. 629 to 035, 1 street northeast.
to cost 56,000. '
One sIx-6tory and cellar brick ofilco build
ing, 103x212 feet, for John Paul Jones, H. J.
Gray, and A. A. Thomas on lots 3, 4, B, and
C, square 454, G street, between Sixth and
seventh streets northwest, to cost $230,000.
Twelve two-story brick dwellings, 13 feet 6
inches by 28 feet, for George W. F. Swartzol 1
'?on,lotnw7.to 118, square 701, Nos. 1208 to
-1230, Jlalf street southeast, to cost $12,000.
One three-story brick dwelling, 20 feet 9
Inches by 50 feet, for Chris Ruppert on lots 79
- and 80,-equare 155, No. 1712 and 1714 Corcoran
street northwest, to cost $11,000.
Six two-story brick dwellings, 18x45 feet,
7i inches, for John F. Wagtraman on lots 28,
-31, a5,36, 39, and 40, block 15, Nos. 513, 519,
527, 529, 535, and 537 Spruce street, Le Droit
Park, to cost $15,000.
Two two-story brick dwellings, 13x26 feet,
for Thomas S. Tucker on lot 13, square 297,
alley southwest, to cost $600.
Two two-story brick dwellings, 12 feet 0
iucheE by 30 feet, for Albert Kneppeon lot 19,
square 441, alley northwest, to cost $1,500.
One two-story brick dwelling, 15 feet 6
inches by 27 feet, for E. F. Droop on lot H,
square 6:20, alley northwest, to cost $1,000.
One two-story brick dwelling, 20x32 feet,
for David Murphy on lot I, square 581, No,
208 D street southwest, to cost $1,000,
Two one-story brick stores, 13x40 feet, for
F. A. Gardner on lot 22, square 317, Nos. 1018
and 1020, Fourteenth street northwest, to cost
Bjcht two-story and cellar brick dwellings,
17 feet 0 inches by-82 feet, for G. W. Phillips
on lots 39 to 45, squaro 234, Nos. 1312 to 1326,
Florida avenuo northwest, to cost $35,000.
One two-story frame dwelling, 14x28 feet,
for Susan Wlllett on Tcnnallytown Road,
county, to cost $500.
One two-story framo dwelling, 1Gx2S feet,
for Androw Molklojohn on Blair Road, county,
to cost $350. '
Ono one-story and cellar brick church, 40
foot 6 Inches by 80 feet, for Lutheran Concor
dia Church on lot 5, squaro 121, corner Twen
tieth and G streets northwost, to cost $25,000.
Ono three-story and bascmont brick dwell
ing, 24x35 foct, for II. R. Dulanoy on lot 20,
block 4, Washington Heights, count', to
Thrco throe-story and collar brick dwellings,
17x40 feet, for Francis Mojasky on lots 215 to
217, squaro 155, Nos. 210 to 214 Corcoran
Btroot northwest, to cost $19,000.
Ono one-story brick office, 16 feet 0 inches
by 14 feet, for "William Mayso on lot 93, squaro
1008, No. 424 Twelfth street northeast, to
Six two-story and attic brick dwellings,
25x43 feet, for Mrs. G. B. Chittenden, Nos.
1401 to 1411 Howard avenue, Mount Pleasant,
county, to cost $19,000.
Ono two-story brick dwelling, 18x30 feet,
for Mrs. Callahan on lot 30,.6quaro 919, No.
813 A street northeast, to cost $900.
Six two-story brick dwellings, 12x20 feet,
for H. M. Bennett on lot 12, square 333, Nos.
1303, 1305, and 1307 South alloy, and 1332,
1334, ond 1336 Cedar street northwest, to cost
Ono two-story frame dwelling, 1Sx30 feet,
for Isaac Beers on Shannon Place, Anacoatla,
to cost $1,800.
Ono two-story frame dwelling, 20x36 foot,
for Mrs. E. C. Raymond on lot 23, block 30,
Seventeenth street northeast, between Gales
and Bennings Roads, to cost $500.
Ton brick dwellings, 13x25 feet, for George
Hill, jr., on lot 76, square 17, Nos. 1018 to
1036 Cecil alloy northwest, to cost $6,000.
One 2-story frame dwelling, 29x40 feet, for
Frank J. Eisingcr on lot 15, Sherman's sub.,
Anacostia, to cost $2,000.
Two two-story brick dwellings, 12x27 feet,
for P. N. Dwyer on lot 2, square 880, Nos. 912
to 914 Sixth street northeast, to cost $800.
REAL ESTATE NOTES.
Messcrs. Eaaterday & Mallery have sold a
small house on Thirtieth street, Georgetown,
and another on Linden Place northeast.
Anna A. Bassett has bought of Harvey
Spaulding for $4,800, sub. 4, square 96S, A
street, between Sixth and Seventh streets
A. McClelland has sold to E. Hellmuth for
$4,500, sub. 10S, square 721, 16.92x76 feet on
E street, between First and Second streets
Melcta C. Spelhouse has bought for $5,900
of C. W. Handy, sub. 56, square 366, 18x108
feet on Ninth street, between O and P streets
Sophie K. Brace has bought of J. C. David
son for $7,150 parts 72 and 73, 40x80 feet on
the comer of Thirtieth street and Dunbartcn
E. H. Fowler has sold to "W. I. VInal for
$7,000 sub. 77, square 988, 18.60x88.42 feet,
fronting on Lincoln Square, Eleventh and
Twelfth streets northeast.
J. T. Lenman has sold for $8,700 to C. B.
Bayly, sub. 35, square 239, 19 feet 9 inches by
91 feet 2 Inches, on Eleventh atrect, between
N and O streets southeast.
George W. Hugueley has purchased for
$2,100 of Sarah E. Hannay, sub. 26 to 28,
square 531, 49.38x62.17 feet on Third, between
E and F streets northwest.
Messrs. Barnes & Wtaver have sold to Mrs.
Margaret Connell the lot at the southwest
corner of California and Second streets north
east at $1.25 a square foot.
O. T. Bryce et al. have sold to F. G.
Carpenter for $14,000, sub. 55, square 342, 23
feet front on Vermont avenue, between N
street and Iowa Circle northwest.
Charles L. Vogt has purchased of Charles
Walter for $10,000, part of sub. lot N, square
570, 23 feet 6 inches by 157 feet on Third,
betwocn D and E streets northwest.
J. C. Davidson has purchased of L. A. Barr
ot al. for $7,500 parts 72 and 73, squaro 73,
40x80 feet on the corner of Thirtieth street
and Dunbarton avenue, Georgetown.
Notwithstanding the lack of activity in real
estate generally Messrs. Eastcrday & Mallery
report that their business for tho month of
July was better than for tho month of June.
This is a very satisfactory showing.
Alcinda Anderson has sold for $17,500 to
Edward T. Kellar all of original lot 2, squaro
268, 59 feet 10 inches on the north side of
Maryland avenuo, between Thirteenth and
Thirteen-and-a-half streets southwest.
Mr. A, J. Boyer has sold, within the last
week, five lots in tho subdivision of Trinidad,
in the northeastern section of tho city. Four
of those were purchased by Mrs, Mary E.
Wood, the seller being Judge George Porter
Davis. Tho fifth was bought by Mr. Sinn, of
tho Government printing ofilco. These lots
were purchased a year ago for about one-half
what was obtained for them last week. Tho
new purchasers will build houses on them.
Mr. Boyer has a half dozen other sales of
Trinidad lots now pending.
Pepper In Hot Weather.
Now York Tribune.
Peppered dishes properly belong to summer
time. Strange as it may seem, currios and hot
dishes of all kinds are of a tropical or Indian
origin. Even the birds and animals of the
tropics use Chile peppers as articles of diet.
Under tho influence of hot weather the appe
tlto flags, and seems to need some such stimu
lus. It was Goldsmith who wrote;
For palates grown callous almost to disease,
Who peppers tho highest is sure to please.
Whether our palates are rendered callous by
warm weather or not, these peppered dishes
aro exceedingly acceptable to most people in
ysr-Communications of any kind, regardin
Real Estate, Building, and Architecture, are
solicited, andwill le cheerfully received. They
must he sent in not later than Thursday after
non of each week, and addressed to Ileal
Estate Editor, Sunday Herald,
Continued from thirteenth paac.
required, eighteen feet In lift, will sorvo tho
purpose well and hotter thnn high service
In conclusion I would state that this pro
posed sowcrago improvomont is in gonoral
modolod after tho London sowerago S38tcm,
which works admirably. Upon its ostabllsh
mont thoro It was followed by a great reduc
tion In tho death rato In tho low district. Its
main advantages may bo summed up as fol
lows: It would thoroughly and offccttvoly dis
pose of tho sowagoot tho city without detri
ment to Washington or tho neighboring city
of Alexandria. It would improvo tho sani
tary condition of Washington by carrying
away tho foul matter that atproscnt stagnates
In the largo sowers that penetrate to tho heart
of tho city. It would prevent tho deposition
of refuse on tho bottom ot tho river on tho
borders ot a city of a quarter of a million of
inhabitants, and its decomposition there and
on tho flats. It provides for tho utilization
of tho sowago for Irrigation and fertilizing
purposes on tho farm lands lying on the left
bank of tho river between Washington and
Fort Footo. It would provent damago to
property by tho overflow of tho river in tlmo
of hoavy rains and freshets ovor a largo sec
tion of the city. It would purify tho water of
the Potomac. It would enhance tho valuo of
proporty by making Washington a more de
sirable city to live in. It would sorvo to make
Washington tho model city of the world and
tho pride of a nation.
Now Class of Electric Bonds.
Thero arc now many indications that electric
railroading is about to undergo remarkable
developments. Hitherto electricity has been
used mainly for city and suburban traffic and
for comparatively short lines, but this restric
tion will no longer hold. The Pennsylvania
Railroad Company propose to run an electric
line from Jersey City to Newark, which will
bo of the greatest possible valuo In supple
menting their stoam service, and an electric
railway is projected to run from Ashevillo, to
Rutherford, N. C., a distance ot forty-ono
miles, the current for which will bo generated
by water power. In addition to these lines is
a proposed elevated electric railway between
Milwaukee and Chicago, on which it is In
tended to make tho trip in ono hour. As the
distance between tho two points is eighty-five
miles, this means a speed of about a mile an d
a half a minute. The company which is ex
ploiting this road Is sanguine of securing its
right of way on much lower terms than would
be possible for a steam road. Only twenty
five feet in width will be required against the
one hundred feet demn'ided by tho steam
traction. It is also clai .j ed that the surround
ing property will in no way bo depreciated, as
there will bo no smoke and, cinders, and as
tho tracks will bo elevated no danger to stock
or human life will be possible. It is not in
tended to carry freight; the traffic will be con
fined to passengers and mail and express mat
ter. -i '-
IvmttextxQt (&&& jjtfxktxtig
Tin, Copper, and Sheet-Iron
AND DEALER IN
Grates, Furnaces, Latrobes, Mantels,
HOR-AIR WORK A SPECIALTY.
PLUMBING and GAS FITTING
147 B STREET SOUTHEAST.
G. F. MeAVOY,
PLUMBER, m AND STEAM FITTER,
No. 706 Fourteenth Street, between G
Street and Now York Avenue.
DEFECTIVE PLUMBING ALTERED
On Perfect Sanitary Principles.
P. J. FINGLES,
4 1 7 Eleventh Street N. W.,
Plumbing and Gas Fitting.
House Drainage and Ventilation.
Remodeling and Jobbing
Promptly Attended to.
tesi 9G?3tsitfc 3stJtews
THOS. 0. 1IESSEY & CO.,
1 300 F STREET NORTHWEST
FOR SALE Fine now houso on 5th et no; 9
rooms; bath; all m 1; largo lot.
FOR SALE A large, well-built rcsldonco on
' C et, noar tho Capitol; 14 rooms;
bath; m i; in perfect order; 20x
100 to alloy. Prlco, $0,500.
TELEPHONE CALL, 1165-3.
JNO. A. BARTHEL
LOANS AND INSURANCE
Most desirable lots around
Also large tracts and acreage
property in Alexandria
C. M. MacSOWAN,
Room 5, Corcoran Building,
-A.. J". BOYER,
REAL ESTATE AGENT,
625FST.N. W. '
Northeast Property a Specialty.
I want to call attention especially to tbe
beautiful aubdivieion of Trinidad, at tho junc
tion of Twelfth atreet and Florida ayenuo
northeast, within two squares of tho H-street
cars and HerdlcB, nearer to tho Capitol than
tho Treasury Building, higher than the baso
of the Capitol, thehlghest, hoalthlest, nearest,
and in every way tho best place for a home
Houses in this tract, and lots from 7c. to
50c. a foot, for sale by me.
Call and hear about Trinidad.
ROBINSON & LODGE,
REAL ESTATE BROKERS,
93 and 95 Atlantic Building.
928 and 930 J? Street.
FORT MEYER HEIGHTS.
GEO. W. CAMPBELL. EDWIN V, CAMPBELL.
CAMPBELL & BRO., '
617 F street northwest., Columbus Building, a
ilffcnl Wxi&kts 3B:ili;3s
CEAS. C. ffi. LOEFH.EB.
REAL ESTATE BROKE!?,
1411 O STREET NORTHWEST,
FOR SALE Handsome brick nnd stone rcat
t dorico on K st, near Conn avc,
Also a beautiful redstono and brick houso
on 19th st, near Dupont Circlo; hard wood
aad olaborato finish; now rented at $125 per
month. Price, $32,000.
LOTS FOK, S-AJLE.
A number of Choice Lots in Fostoria at
prices from $100 to $250. On railroad com
mutation tickets 7J cents. Only 3J miles
from city. 350 feet above Washington. Be
tween 40 and 50 lots sold within tho past few
days. Terms to suit purchasers. Good
streets. Shade trees. Sidowalks. On lino of
proposed electric railway. Free transporta
tion to and from property.
M. A. BALLIMER,,
REAL ESTATE BROKER,
1422 P STREET N. W.
J. S. Wyckoff fc Co.,
Selling, Renting, Collecting,
1220 G ST. N. W.,
Offer desirable 2-story brick houses of 7 to 0
rooms in northeast section from $3,S00 to
A number of well-built houses in northwest
from $9,500 to 18,000; good locations.
Several cholco suburban residences in Ta
koma Park, Rockville, Woodsldc, Lo Droit
Park, Mount Pleasant, and elsowhore.
Choice lots for improvement In Glen Echo,
Takoma Park, South Takoma, and Woodside.
A dwelling of- 87rooms on cornor In north
west or northeast, with large parking.
Houses for rent in northwest and northeast
from $20 to $45 per month. Applicants wait
ing. "F"oir Sale,
101 acres on the ftidge Road, adjoining Wes
ley Heights and the Palisades of the Po
tomac, being the homo of tho late Capt.
Maddox f his place is handsomely Im
proved by a 12-room dwelling and all nee-
JtL1B ln th0 1,no ot
grounds 01 Georgetown College. This Is a
10 acres on New Cut and Conduit Roads, just
ODDOSltO the dlHtrlhllMnir fncnntnlK
Several fine squares of ground In Alexandria,
Tct nil A n i mi. - - n - - i . .
Va., cheap. These properties are in the
very oess poraon of the District and of
Alexandria, and offer superior inducements
For full particulars apply to
J. T. DYER,
1304 E STREET.
TRYTOOPpW60?? of IMPROVED COUN
frm w rf??1 situated about two mlleB
from Washington City, and suitablo for dairy,
poultry, or garden farms, or for residences of
persons engaged in business in the city and de
siring to live a short dlstanco in tho country:
3 acres, 3-room house $ qq
Hi acres, 5-room houso .""".'" l'oOO
20 acres, 5-room house 3'500
27 acres, 11-room house, full view of "city lolooo
12J acres, 10-room new house 7 ooo
50 acres, U-room house 11000
Also 7 acres near Chain Bridgo for $100 per
acre; 2 acres adjoining for $125 per acre.
Many other pieces of improved and unim
proved country property near Washington,
D. C. Send stamp for list and map of country-
sssssssr Th,8map la asr J
J. E. CLEMENTS,
1321 F ST. N.W., Washington, D. C.
HOW'S THIS ?
Ground with 188 feet on First street north
east, within square Capitol Grounds, at $1.20
per foot. Will give ten years to pay for it.
EMERSON & CO.,
REAL ESTATE BROKERS,
ap5-t7 715 Eleventh street northwest.