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THE WASHTNGTOK HERALD. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 1912.
Are You Acquainted With
BUILDING NEWS 'B
ON THE JOB-
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The" Paperhanger and Painter
324 Pennsylvania Avanua S. E.
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THE MAN WHO KNOWS
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Let Us Prove Its Superiority To You.
The "Perfect" Warm-Air Furnaces.
The Celebrated "Stewart" Baking Range.
D. R. STAN S BUR Yv
1304-6 N. Y. Avs. PhonsM.129.
Attractive Home at Moderate Cost
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THOS. G. IGLEHART,
Is a specialist in :household repairs. Let him "put your'house x
in order." Prompt, reliable building and repairing.
1 107 E STREET N. W.
I PHONE M. 4370.
h Standard Plunger Elevator Co.,
FOR ALL KINDS OF SERVICE
Day Phona, M. 138.
Night Phona, Col. 3487.
I FIRST-CLASS PLASTERING j
Hard Mortar Applied O
Righf. Per Yard .... -WC
Mv special repair department serves you promptly. Let me I '
' estimate on your next job. ', ',
$C O Iff tT7 121 Tenth St i:
t J. K. IViafV 1 C, Northeast
F. De B. WESTON
I and Contractor
I Rear 1115 14th Street N. W. !
f Phone N. 1467.
Of elegant dfrslgav ndi lary
iiiorlmfgt of fireplace trim
mlags, amdlroraS, pi logs,
grate, Jfcc at oor howrooi.
EDWIN E. ELLETT
1106 Ninth Street
'Phone N. 7326
S. P. ZACHARY
PAINTER and DECORATOR
Stucco Relief and Fresco Retouching.
'PHONE MAIN 1833
1212 H Street N. W. Washington, D. C.
LET ME PAINT IT!
e sort of paint that lasts. When I hire finished 1
lalntlns worries from your mind for years.
KENNICUTT. The Painter
I use the sort of paint that lasts. When I hire finished the Job you
can banish painting worries from your mind for years.
flrnrral Fainting Contractor, 1250 8th St. IT. W. Phone N. 4537.
Job Work and Remodeling a Specialty
C. A. CAMPBELL
CARPENTER AND BUILDER
1212 H Street N. W. 'Phone Main 2685
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LUMBER, $18.00 PER 1,000 FEET
LATH, $3.75 PER 1,000
Let me bid on yowe lumber. X cats MTe Ton noser
JOHN R. RIGGLES, Iff , ft
1227 Naw York Avanua Northwest
Interior decorating- that pleases people
with an artistic eye. We'll paper your
house so well that you'll recommend us
to your friends.
J. M. FOER
WO FLOOR LIKE AN OAK FLOOR."
JOHN G. CHESTNUT CO.
FLOORS OF HARDWOOD
ISO New York A-reamr, Tel. Mala 8M.
WK ALSO SCRAPE FLOORS."
JOHN H. HINRICHS
Telephone X. 443.
ISIS Nam- Torte A-reaae. Washlna-tosa. PL C
PITCHER & PHELPS.
Sncteaeom to W. B. Holtaelaw.
BUILDING AND GENERAL CONSTRUCTION
HOUSE REPAIRING IN ALL BRANCHES
1701V Paimaylvaiila Avanaa Main 27M
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This house is of very attractive desien and can be built for a moderate amount. AH rooms are
well lighted and ventilated, and for a medium-size family makes a comfortable, cozy dwelling all the
The first floor has an exceptionally large porch, reception hall with seat and coat closet and an
open stairway to the second floor. From the hall one enters the living room through a trimmed arch
opening supported by turned columns. The living room is divided from the library by sliding doors, the
latter room being provided with corner fireplace and built-in bookcases. The dining room has a large
bay window. Communication between dining room and kitchen is through pantry, which contains dresser
with glass doors. The dining room has a pretty china closet. Kitchen is complete with all modern
appointments, having coal range, upright boiler, enameled iron sink, and drain board.
On the second floor are three large bed rooms, all with ample closets, bath room and large linen
closet The sewing room jn the front part of house can also be easily converted into a bed room.
Ceiling heights: Cellar, 7 feet; first floor, 9 feet; second floor, 8 feet 6 inches.
Below is given an itemized cost of construction :
Excavation $ 80
Plumbing, &c. $150
Painting and Glazing 175
Carpenter work 600
Hot air heating , . . 100
Clyde Smith Adasu ArdiUacL
IN THE NORTHWEST
Apartment Building for Columbia
Boad Shoreham Improve
ments to .Cost $150,000.
Building operations in the Northwest
section are booming. Several apartment
buildings have been erected on Cali
fornia Street and Wyoming Avenue, as
well as on Columbia Road.
Another apartment building has been
planned for Columbia Road, near Bel
In the downtown district a large office
building will soon be under construction.
About December 1 the National Sav
ings & Trust Company building, on the
west of the Lenman Building property.
will be commenced.
It Is said that the Improvements on
the Shoreham Hotel will cost about
$150,000, and with the furnishings and fur
niture, another $100,000.
Contracts have been let for excavating.
steel and terra eotta work on the New
The Newport apartment house. In
Florida Avenue, between Twenty-first
and Twenty-second Streets Northwest,
has been sold by Percy H. Russell and
Thomas H. Banes to Charles J. Butler.
The exact consideration la withheld, but
the price Is understood to be between
Jtt.000 and 150,000.
The property fronts 18 feet on Florida
Avenue and Is 101 feet deep. The build
ing Is four stories high and contains
sixteen apartments, of three and four
rooms and a bath each. Mr. Butler
bought the property as an Investment.
The business property extending from
Louisiana, Avenue through to D Street.
described as 615 Louisiana Avenue and
(IS D Street Northwest, has been pur
chased by William S. Smith. The lot
fronts twenty feet on each street, and
the buildings are three stories high. The
price Is given at S12.SS0.
Sale of Spring Road Property.
The two-story brick residence ISM
Spring Road Northwest has been sold
to Frank W. Haldeman for a considera
tion of IS.J00. It was sold through the
office of Shannon & Luchs. Mr. Halde
man will occupy the property.
That means get them here. No
waiting, no disappointment. Our or
ganisation Is so broad that we can
start your work as soon as ordered.
Iflnd S. Giiliw Ct.
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REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS.
SO Fouitetnnd i-hilf Rtmt SottbeutPttrr W
nd JnlU B ITi to Ada Itobecca Pria. lot
A Kun 1053. J10.
DotMni' -MilUocWohn H Gtme to Cithrrln &.
Smith, lot 65. Kuire T, l'J
ChkhtsUr-Thasu F and luM E. WClUmim V
Thomu B. and Jtula U. Ojbcm. let 13. f!0l
Brtr!r Itaaa A. and Lucy KUra Moore to ItoMcaoa
White, lot 9, squiro 51JT,
10U Srannd Street Xortheait-Mlchatl McDonnell
to Thomai M. Quill, lot S. square TO, S10.
D Stnrt Southr-aat, batmen Troth and Bcrmlh
Suwt-Florenca D. and Row M HcAoUIe to
Fred J. DoMoU. lot M. a.uan as, Co.
Barnr Farm-Richard M. and Bailie M. Tarter to
Harriet Brows, all original lot 58. aecton . tla
615 Lnulilana Arena and (14 D Street Nnrthweat
William 11 Qointer and Horn II. O Bear, trua-
teee. to WUUam S Smith, part orlainal lot 1.
aqsare (St. SU.X0
ISO F Street Northeast llerbert L. and Gears
Ilowlett Darts to John J. Hearr. lot 173, aquaro
1029, S10. John J. and Fannlo daarf to Samuel
II Walker and John P. Garrett, lot 173. arraare
IStO T Street Notthweat-John M. and Iottla K.
Kemper to John H. Darldaon, lot 9S. SQuare 191.
B Street Northwest, Letweeu Twentj-flrlt and Twen-
tr-erond Streets-Albert E. Collins to William
II. OIItit. Angelina 11. Ckmarr. and Tlenrj M.
Concer, original lot 7, straare tt, $10.
Meridian Hill American Security and Trost Ooto-
panr to Harrr G. Kite, lots U and 19, block 11
Tenia Street, between E and G Streets Southeast
Ullam J. Bacon to ISwood Berkley, north half
lot 11. square 973, $10.
KerJlworth Junes W Foltl to Eather F. Fultl,
lota 21 and H block 4. $10.
PKworth D. Darby and Mary E. Thompwa to
Baney K. Kirby. lot St, atjuar T9. $10.
Trinidad James D. and Fannye EL East to Charles
E. Wire, part lot 27. block 3.
Orecoa ATenne Northweat, between Serenleenth and
Eighteenth Htreeta-William B. and Rebrrca De
Put to Julia Watkins Prentiaa, lot 91, "Qiiarr
Ebrenth Street Northwest. ltwi L and M
Streets Herman O. and Adah Pluggn to Pat
rick J. O'Keea. put lot 11. aquara 3IS. $1&
Bappnct Andrew M. Curry to Heber L. Thornton,
pert lot 17, squira 3192, $10.
Wisconsin Arecna Extended Oerhardt and Lulle
I. Meyer to Fred C Jones, lot IS), square W.
Koadoskn Place Joseph and Anns Wshler to Mon
roa S. Brlirlman. lots M and II. Mock . $10.
M Street Northweat, between Twrntyllrst and
Twenty-second StreebWohn O. and Alice Gar
diner to W. Wallace Chiswell and Harry A.
Kite, part original lot 2. square TO, $10.
Twining City-Sarah R. Taaker to Henry C. Taakar.
lot T. block . $10.
Eighth Street Northweat. between K and I Street
Harry A. and Claire Wright Kite to Charles A.
and Anna Butler, lot tOequare 909, no.
Eighth Street Northwest, between K and L Streets
Harry A. and Claire Wright Kite to William E.
and Mary A. Rmk, lot 4S, square 909, $10.
Handle Highlands Gordon B. and Addle Ruth Late
to C H. Warner, lot 4s. block 5. square SB. M-
&13 H Street Northweat-Geoci and Mary E. Hen
derson to Oilier B. M. Brown, lot A. square
M. 8treet Northwest, urteesu Potomac and Thirty
third Streets AppolonU Hunter Hlgtoy and Ed
win E. and Estelle 8. Hunter to John J. and
BTerersvasV VmV'.SBBaSBaaVsM.aT ersTi
Fannie Geary, parts of krts J) and $2. sroare
lia Fburth Street Ncrthesst-Oharlee C and Either
M. Wire, to Fannye a East, lot 32. aquare go.
an K Strut Northweet-OUTeT P. M. Brown and
Thomaa leagrr. trustees, to Ueorge Hendmon,
lot A. square 79
Thlrty-slrth Street Northwest, between Prospect and
.-s tstrreca rxuaortn xcxuj to lsare K. Ca
saasa, lota 48 and 49. square E3L no.
Thirteenth and E Streeta Northeast Henry F. Wood-
am to Orren G. Staples, lots 57 an 58, aquare
Standard Plunger Corapauir to
Clowe Several Contracts.
The eletator equipment In the new
Interstate Commerce Commission Build
ing on F Street, between Thirteenth and
Fourteeath Streets Northwest, Is nearly
completed. It was said yesterday by
Manager Btrasburger, of the Standard
Piunger Elevator Company, at the com
pany's offices In the Corcoran Building.
Installation of elevator equipment for
the Washington Sanltorlcm. for which
the Standard Company has the contract,
will be completed this week.
The company will close several other
large contracts In the near future.
Contract for Floors.
The contract for all the hardwood
floor work In the Confederate Memorial
Building at Richmond has been awarded
to the John G. Chestnut Company, of
1342 New York Avenue Northwest, by
Metzger & Wells, contractors and builders.
TAXES ABE BEFUHDED.
Mrs. James SI. Sterrett Receives
9430.77 from District.
As the result of a decision reached by
the District Commissioners yesterday,
taxes .erroneously paid for a period of
fifteen years on a piece of property lo
cated on Pierce Mill Road, between Con
necticut Avenue and 'i enleytown, will be
refunded to Mrs. James McBrlde Ster
rett, owner of the property. The amount
to be returne dls $439.7.
The Commissioners recently adopted an
order providing .that no refund of taxes
shall be made fST a period of more than
fire years preceding the .date of the ap
plication. It was decided, however, that
the rule does not apply, In the case of
Mrs. Sterrett, as her application was
pending at the time the order w
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Mr. BiiMer ni
Tou should use our special briefs
and blanks. We also make a spe
cialty of legal blanks, pension and
patent blanks, state and county
blanks, as well as brief, catalogue,
pamphlet, and commercial work of
I. W. Liwerick & Ct.,
Printers amd PnblUWrs,
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I'll Paint That
6ET MY ESTIMATE
"YE ILK PATITE SMPPE"
IMS M St Plwitt W. 111. W. 1171
SUCCESSOR TO HANSCLL WALL PAPER CO.
WHITE BRICKS I
2 QUALITIES 2 SIZES 5
5 Prtcea as lew as for any hard brick. CM1 for sassplea aad Information. S
Washington Silicate Brick Co., i
ivorits, lerra crta. d. c. jj
Phone Main 7579. H
611 Colorado BIdg.
GEO. T. KOLB, $
Hub Bldg., 14th at N. Y. Ave. N. W. Phm M. 2724. I
CHAMPION HK"r COAL SAVER I
X Dent Delay. Let saw eerrlnsate bow. Wlslew and Uoor Screens. All X
h Work Promptly Executed. X
J. G. BENTON
Genoral Hauling Oontractor
Best Equipped Motor Trucks
Tel. M. H17. Room 221, Colorado Building.
THE R. J. BEALL CONSTRUCTION CO.,
734 Flftaanth Straat N. W. 'Phona M. 3624.
Get a Good Carpenter When You Need One
I'm the man. High-grade cabinet work. General repairs. Expert lock
smith. All work guaranteed.
C E. HUCK. 1727 Pennsylvania Northwest.
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W. S. Plager
210 North Capitol Street.
ABSOLUTELY PROMPT WORK.
W. L. MORRIS & CO. 1
Patnttns. PaperhaaalBar. and Dccorattntr. Estimates Cheerfnlly Given. T
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STIPKRIOR WORK. HARDWOOD FINISHING. LOWEST PRICES.
CHAS. W. BLAKENEY :: MOUSt PAINTING
1005 SIXTH STREET N. W.
r.nilNlSO AND GLAZING. ORXAMESTAL FAIXTDIO.
OKAiniau i ESTIMATES CHEERFULLY FURMSHED.
Blue-printing. Map Mounting.
719-21 13th St. N.W.
Architects' Drartla Matertals.
Enslavers'. Sorrcyora' Supplies.
Ballders' TraaatU aad Lewels.
We btIto Herald as,000 contest Totes.
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JAMES BROWN CO.
. Mi tatf-tiif.
Omce and shop,
03 6th Straat N. W.
We arrra Herald SSSea ceatent
ROOF PAINTING GENERAL JOBBING'
JOHN F. CALLA-N
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108 8th .
PHOXE LINCOLN 1S28.
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