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THE WASHINGTON HERALD. WEDNESDAY. JANUARY 29. 1913.
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ROOFING AND ROOF PAINT
Furnaces, Ranges Stove Repairs
Jobbing a Specialty
D. R. STANSBURY,
1304-6 N. Y. Ave. N. W. Phone M. 129.
BUILDING NEWS $3
Of Artistic Taste
Is the man to consult when decorating your home.
JOHN R. MAHONEY
324 Pennsylvania Avenue S. E.
Is the man.
Forty-seven years practical experience in paper hanging,
painting, and interior decorating.
We Give Votes la Herald's (23,000 Contest.
A BEAUTIFUL SUBURBAN HOME
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ITHOS. G. IGLEHART,
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BUILDING AND REPAIRING
11208 E St. N.
Standard Plunger Elevator Co.,
CORCORAN Day Phone. M. 135.
BUILDING. Night Phone, Col. 3487.
S. R. Klotz
Yard ... 26c
121 TENTH STREET NORTHEAST
sort of paint that
1250 Eighth Street
! CH A MPiON METAL WEATHER STRIP
: Keeps the cold out so completely that jou save on your f
coal bill '
GEO. T. KOLB. I
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Hub Bldg., 14th at N. Y. Ave. N. W. Phone H. 2724.
.. e clve Herald azn.000 contest vote.
I Job Work and Remodeling a Specialty
I C. A. CAMPBELL
j CARPENTER AND BUILDER
I 1212 H Street N. W. 'Phone Main 2685
612 E Street N. W.
Have Your House Decorated by Experts
Artlstlo AVall Pnper la half the
loofca of n home. Consult nl.
aibeiit ronn. j. si. ror.it
"No Floor Like An Oak Floor."
JOHN G. CHESTNUT CO.
1342 N. Y. Ave. Main 5999. We Also Scrape Floors-
John H. Hinrichs, Painting tZK
Hardwood Finishing and Hardwood Floors. Tinting;. &c Reasonable Prices.
1210 New York Avenue' Phone M. 4645
PITCHER & PHELPS.
Sueeesiora to W. B. Iloltsclavr.
BUILDING AND GENERAL CONSTRUCTION
HOUSE REPAIRING IN ALL BRANCHES
1705 Pennsylvania Avenue Main 2700
KINDS OF SERVICE
Always pleases when you want
WALLS PAPERED RIGHT.
Fifth St. N.E.
Stucco Relief, and
1212 H Street N.W.
Washington, D. C.
I'll paint your house to stay painted. I use the
Phone N. 4537
. WRIGGLES for
Phone Main 515
TIic suburban home shown is of English type of architecture, of ample size to meet the requirements
of a medium-sized family, and is all that can be desired for comfort and beauty.
A spacious porch runs the entire length of the living room, giving plenty of space for enjoyment in
the open air during the summer months. There is a hall of fair size leading back to kitchen, removing the
necessity of passing through the dining-room.
The second floor has four bedrooms, all of good size, with rDiny closets and a large bathroom
equipped with latest plumbing fixture"!. '
Following is the itemized cost of construction:
Painting and glazing 273
TO UNDERGO TEST
Case in Police Court Brings Up Ques
tion of Right to Impose Fine
Under Present Laws.
The matter of the- allseed linpotency
of the District building law. brought up
In l'ollco Court jcaterdaj ihcn a mo
tion was made lor the quashing of a
case on the jrround that the las made
no proilslon for the imposition of a fine
by the Commissioner., will be placed te-
loro Corporation Counsel Thoma
morning by Commissioner Hudolph If
-Mr. Thomas so advises, CoinrokMoncr
Rudolph will then lay the matter before
the District committees of Congress, that
the provisions ot the law may be
strengthened. This was announced last
night by the Comml-sloner.
The controversy arose In the case of
the District s F. JI Javlns, charged
with a violation of the building laws.
Mr Javlns' counsel. Miller & Ccrtman.
mado the point that the case was in-
Hlld. In that the law docs not give the
Commissioners tho right to Impose a line
on oftendtrs. Judge I'ugh continued the
hearing until Frlda, when tho District
Mr. Thomas said last night he did not
think It necessary to discuss the point. It
was so untenable
"It is only ludicrous." he said "The
law would never havo been put on the
statute books had It not In reality dele'
gated the authority to the Commission
ers to enforce the provisions of tho law
with the proper fines. T have no Idea
the point will be held, but should It be.
an appeal will promptly be taken to the
District Court of Appeals
Building Inspector Hacker took the
same view of the matter.
"The law has stood tho test of about
forty years, and has never been ques
tioned. There has never been any trouble
with Imposing fines after conviction
urder It, and there Is absolutely
precedent for the action taken yester
"I am not a lawyer," Commissioner
nudolph said, "so I cannot say much
about the matter, but I shall put It up
to Corporation Counsel In tho morning.
and If he advises I shall go before the
District Committees of Congress, for If
fines may not be Imposed under the law,
the District is. Indeed, In a bad situa
ANNUAL DINNER PLANNED.
Colambla Alnmnl to Entertain Col
lege Glee' Clnli.
Arrangements have been made for the
annual dinner and reception of the Dis
trict Alumni Association of the Colum
bla University, at the New Wlllard
Hotel, on February 22. The reception
will be given on the occasion of the visit
to Washington of the Columbia Glee
Officers of the association are: Presi
dent. Dr. Marcus Benjamin; vice presi
dents, W. M. Hllyer, representing the
college; Dr. S. S. Laws, representing tho
law school; Dr. J. M. Gitterman, repre
senting the schools of science; Dr. C. L.
G. Anderson, representing the school of
pharmacy and surgery; secretary. George
Oakly Totten, Jr.; treasurer, William
EPISCOPAL HOME MEETING.
re. Davenport Ask. 3,000 for
Itunnlns Kxpen.es for "i ear.
The annual meeting of the Episcopal
Home for Children, at Anacostla, and
the Bell Home, at Colonial Beach, was
held at Bishop Harding's resldenco last
Mrs. Davenport, president of the
home, reported that $3,600 was necessi
tated for the running- expenses for tho
coming year. A motion to assess va
rious parishes was discussed and
Mrs. J. N. Steed, the secretary, read
her report, stating that sixty-five chil
dren are being taken care of In the
Anacostla winter home, and that the
Bell summer home at Colonial Beach
accommodated eighty children during
the summer. The society has a mem
bership of eighty members.
The officers arc Mrs. 'W. Davenport.
president: Mrs. H. Y. Eatterlee, flrst
vice president: Mrs. A. A. BIrney. sec
ond vice president: Mrs. William Sin
gleton, third vice president; Miss
Koones, corresponding secretary: Mrs.
J. N. Bteed, recording1 secretary, and
Mrs, R. J. Earnsbaw, treasurer.
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Carpenter w ork 800
Plumbing. &c -100
Hot-air heating 273
REAL ESTATE TAX SALE.
Arrrnm llnr Three Di
Which to Pny I .
eipcttcd to br the largest
real estate tax fjIc list eier advertised
by the District will be sent to the printer
February 1 by Collector Charles C
Uogers There arc taxes now oirdue on
16.00 parcels of real etnte
'1 hoe who are in arrears for taxes m-iy
preent their name from appearing on
the list as well as saving the cost of
advertising bj pajing up within the next
three daH. It Is expected that a large
number of pe'rsonx will take advantage of
this opportunity, and jet the collector
ntfclputes several thousands of names
lover the figures of last vear
j There undoubted!) will be a recorj-
breaking sale in Manh Delinquents In
discharging their obligations will be re
quired to pay a penalty of 1 per cent a
month, dating from June
INDORSE EXCISE BILL.
Antl-nIoon Lrm.-nc Hold. Mcetlue
In Welry M. K. hurrh.
Prominent anti-saloon crusaders held a
meeting at Wesley M. H Church last
nicht, at which tho Jones-Works excise
bill was Indorsed Addresses were made
by Andrew Wilson, president of the
ntl-SaIoon League. Dr Edwin r Din
widdle. Mrs Kmma Sanford bhelton.
president of the District W C T. U.,
W W Milllan, president of the District
Sunday School Association; Dr. W.
Childs, and others
The large attendance necessitated an
overflow meeting, the church not being
largo cnougn to accomodate tho crowd
DR. DAVIDSON SPEAKS.
Deliver Atldrm. II r To re Home a
"Some Possibilities of Parent-Teacher
Associations" was the subject of an ad
dress last night by Dr. William M.
Davidson, superintendent of schools, be
fore an audience of 1.000 parents and
teachers of the pupils of the Eleventh
division of tho public schools In the as
sembly hall of the Mott School. Fourth
and W Streets Northwest. Dr. Davidson
was Introduced by Roscoo C Bruce, as
sistant superintendent of schools, and M.
Grant Lucas, principal of Bruce School.
Brief addresses on tho same general
subject deal with In the address of Dr.
Davidson were made by Charles II. Mar
shall and R. R. Horner, members of the
Board of Education; M. P. Shadd. su
pervising principal of the Eleventh di
vision, and Dr: L. B. Moore, dean of the
teacher's college of Howard University.
NEW FIGHT ON KENYON BILL.
Anti-Manor BUI Mar Be Oniteil
from Place on Calendar.
Temperance advocates In the Senate
yesterday discovered that their fight to
force a vote on the Kenyon-Sncppard bill
forbidding Interstate shipment of liquor
Is not vet won, even though February lu
has heen set as the date for a final vote
on the measure.
That the opponents of the bill, lnclud
lng many of the Republican "regulars,
may take advantage of the Senate rules
and oust the bill from Its place on the
calendar by bringing up an approprla
tlon bill on February 10 uch measures
having the legislative right of way Is
one plan feared by the temperance force's.
.An attempt to adjour over February 10
is aiso xearco. Ducn a move wuuia in
validate the order setting that dato tor
Speaker Wants Some Action.
Tho congested condition of the legis
lative calendars of the House has be
come so serious that Speaker Champ
Clark yesterday sent out a personal ap
peal to Democratic members to be more
faithful In their attendance. The Speaker
declared that there Is evidence ot a de
liberate scheme of obstruction to send
some of the regular legislation over to
the special session of Congress.
Th following1 bulldisc reimlr rrrmlts wrre iamd
To M. Fctlermin, to rnatr ttore and dwelling at
TOT H StreK North ft L Cftlnuted cort, 3.000.
To Dr. II. H. Ilui. t rnlr ffince I" Irw
Hunpnhirv Aremie "vorthvrftt. tinuUd coet. &90&
To E. E. Dooildun. to rrnlr dirdunc it U
T.eUU Strert Southwest. Estinutcd out, tan.
To N. E. Temple Jliriet Co-opiaT. to nflr prop
rrtr at UISO II Street NarthMU. Kitlmsttd cat.
-Cljde Smith A4tms, Architect.
HIGH SCHOOL BOYS .
Winners in Rifle Competition Receive
Recognition Secretary of War
Speeches by becretary of War Stlm-
son. Superintendent of Schools David
son, and others marked tho presenta
tion of medals yesterday at Business
High School to tho winners of the
bovs' rifle competition at Edsalls, Va..
Iat fall The speakers, while they
jail lauded peace, were In favor of the
United States being prepared for war
at any time
Sidney Strublc, a Business High
School boj, wjs probably the greatest
winner In the shoot last fall. He re
ceived tho Chamber of Commerce medal
for the highest scoro made by any
individual competitor Ho also re
ceived a medal from the National Rifle
Association as ono ot the club cham
pions, and a Junior marksman medal, as
well as being on winning teams repre
senting1 Business High School
Other awards follow.
Secretary of War cup, awarded to
Mr. Martin, of Central High School,
for the highest aggregate score
Gen. Oliver medal, awarded to Mr
Eaton, of Company G. Business High
School, for highest score made by a
member of tho cadet corps.
National Rifle Association medals,
awarded to Mr Martin, of Central High
School. Mr Wick, of McKlnley Manual
Training1 School, and Mr, Eagan, of
Western High School, as club cham
pions. Eastern High School's medal
alrcadv has been awarded.
Junior mirksmen medals were
awarded to Messrs. Derrlch, Eaton.
Keenc. and Seltman. of Business High
School; Messrs. Babcock. Perkins, and
Sellers, of Central High School: Messrs.
Arnold and Watklns, of Eastern High
School: Messrs Wick, Gerber, Given,
and Hough, and Messrs. Baker and
Eagan, of Western High School.
Intercompany match, silver cup, pre
sented hy W. B. Hlbbs, awarded to
team composed of Messrs. Watklns.
Arnold. Clsrk. and Davis, representing
Company K, of Eastern High School.
Interclub match trophy presented hy
the National Rifle Association, award
ed to Business High School team, com
posed of Messrs. Struble, Eaton, Der
rlch, and Keone.
School match, du Font silver cup,
awarded to Business High School, rep
resented by Messrs. Struble, Eaton,
Derrlch, Seltman, MoAleer, and Keene.
Committee "Dead Drake."
Tho Democratic National Congressional
Committee Is absolutely dead broke, ac
cording to a letter sent out by Its chair
man. Representative James T. Lloyd of
Missouri, who Issued an appeal yester
day to Democratic Representatives to
"chip In J3,000 before April 1. The com
mittee will be reorganized in March.
REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS.
B btrret Southwnt. between Hilf ul Flrrt Streeli
Hrerr a. Matthews, trustee, to John O. Goujti.
original lot 4. ffluire 613. 0
43 femont Street NorUiwetJiinsj T. Brenruu to
Florence Wtlter, lot S, wiuim "CIS tWhiuie7
Sixteenth tad T Streets Jforthwt-st-Ernett H. Din
M et 1.. tnsteea, to Georct II. Kober, lot 1.
square 177. 1.000.
Interet-I.uT O JUthew et tl. to Willlim J. Me
Lanhlln. aU iatemt In estate of Alexander F.
Matiirn. SID William J. MeXantUin onorera
tame property to nenrr A. and Mason Mathews,
Barry Farm Thomas Walker et aL. tnwtees, to Ar
thur Doner, part lot U, secLon , CIO
Villa Paik-Clira A. Harden rt rlr to F. P. Bab-cr-rk,
lot 11, square 4ZG; lots It and 15 square
Sixteenth and II Streets Northwest and Count
Howard 8. Nrnao to Hazel L. Nrmaa, Iota C
and 0. square 179; lota 2 2S. and 5. aquar Cit
(Cher Chase HefsMs) ; lots i S. 4. It 15, square
1333 (Maswehuaetta Arrnua Refects). Sid.
North Addition to Chlllum Caatla Ueiahtt-Waardao
lon Lauui ana Morffiafe (Jomcanr to barmrel E.
Underbill, lota 41 and 42. aquarw XU. 117150.
CliCboume-Paul V, Mitchell et aL, trustees, to
Charles E Trlbbr. lot 3. block 5. W.400.
BrooUand Ella Beese to Darld Kutcheson, lot It,
IM and SB. Twelfth Street Northwest-Annie R. nit-
pea et ai. to Htrrr u. nrr. uxt a and A,
square 37, S10. Harry H. Kerr et ux. coniejs
aam mcrrty to John E. Wllklr. SID.
Dobbins' Aoaltlon-Boberta Clark et rlr to Samuel
B. Clark, lot 40. square Z3X). K0
1901 Fourteenth Street Northwest and Tenth and
itonroe Streets Northwest-Nannie F Phlllina to
Nannie W. Phillips lot SO. square tS. and lota
M and K. block 45. Holmead Manor. S10.
XS P Streat Northweat-lM Hill to Albert ud Zen
II F. Buehler. lot 1. nuara 3B. SB.
Addition to CbniresB Heights AuzusUne Stfsrtrt etj
ox. to Thomas A. Padtett, lot , aquar cm, HO. i
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734 Fifteenth Street N. W. Phone M. 3624.
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AEIAS LAYS DOWN AEMS.
Lat Rexolutloniiry Leader Asrreea
Desldarlo Arias, the last remaining rev
olutionist leader In the Dominican Repub
lic, has asreed to lay down his arms,
according to dispatches to the Stats De
partment yesterday. Arias was brought
to this decision by Archbishop Nouel,
chosen compromise President as a means
of settling the late revolution, who Jour
neyed to Monte Chrlstl to confer with
the rebel leader.
President Nouel was taken to Monte
Chrlstl on the United States cruiser Des
Moines, now stationed in Dominican
waters. It Is staled -that an penains
disputes have been settled, and that all
factions are now unllra in agreeing to
support the archbishop's administration
until a new President can be elected.
Knlcker Is your wife & Democrat?
Henpeckt Yes: she always wants an
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