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THE WASHINGTON TIMESJ SATURDAY, JANUARY 11; 1913.
LARGE, HANDSOME IRS. FIELD MOVES
New Apartment House and Addition to Large Residence Show Building Activity
IN REALTY SALES
INTO ONE! HOME;
Land Transferred for Com
merce and Labor Depart
ment's New Home.
California Avenue Gets New
Building Which Has
s Twenty Suites.
Residence at Sixteenth and
Euclid Streets Is Hand
Jr b, .
HAS FAIR AVERAB
LOAN MARKET SHOWS
Amounts Borrowed on Security
Nearly Reaches the Mil
Realty operation In the flrsf full week
of 1913 amply repaid the efforts of the
brokers who succeeded. In closing 134
transactions! in six days, sustaining an
average of more than twenty-flVe sales
each day. The volume of trading sur
passed the record of any week in De
cember and gave promise of a busy
month of realty selling.
The corresponding period of 1912 saw
only 119 transactions completed' and the
trading for that timo involved little
more than half the number of lots and
pracels of real estate as changed own
ers this week.
The largest transaction of the week
Involved 200 acres of land on the east
side of tie' Anucostla river, adjoining
Overlook Inn, and known as the Have
meyer tract. William B. Duncan. Jr.,
Avho purchased the land at auction a
few months ago. transferred It to
Tyrrel K. Biddle. After Mr. Biddle had
encumbered the property with a trust
for $120,000 he conveyed the land to the
National Savngs and Trust Company,
wheh holds as trustee for an undisclosed
Feature of the Week.
The transfer of the property at Nine
teenth street and Pennsylvania ave
nue northwest, on whicn Is to be erected
a handsome new home for the Depart
ment of Commerce and Labor., was a
rcature of the week's, business. The
financing of the new building was alsoi
disclosed on tlie record. Victor J.
Evans, who bought tne several houses
which are to be removed to form the
site for the new building, transferred
the combined purchases to the Com
merce Building Company. The new
corporation then conveyed the land to
the Union Trust Company, to secure a
loan ofJ2S3.(M. advanced by the Fi
delity Trust Company of Phllaaelpma.
The loan Is payable in five years and
bears Interest at 5.4 per cent. A second
trust was executed to secure the con
tractor, the George A- Fuller Company .
iirir J .- .I n frnm two to six
. .... Th e not- innt interest.
There was a dearth of sales In tne
downtown Business rctuu.. "- , v-
Only two properUes'there figured In the
Peyser sold to Abraham D. Prince the
property at tne corner oi moouu a
H streets northwest. recenUy acquired
by him. The title of the McGUl bund
ing, at 908 G 'street northwest, was
transferred to the Washington Loan and
Trust Company as trustee by the per
sons Interested In the estate of James
Activity In Suburbs.
The outlying suburbs were the scene
of the greatest activity during the past
six days. These suburbs furnished"" 239
of the total of 402 lots and parcels of
real estate transferred. The near-urban
district was In second place with forty-
nine lots conveyed. The northwest
ranked third, having forty-three lots to
Its credit. The northeast and southwest
ran a dead heat, each showing eighteen
lots sold. There were fifteen lots chang
ing owners In the southeast.
The loan market was especially ac
tive during the past week, furnishing a
total of $882,270.83. This sum, closely
approaching the $1,000,000 mark, was
borrowed on the security of 3GG lots at an
average Interest rate of 5.5 per cent.
Straight loans formed the bulk of the
week's business, aggregating $597,006.
The sum of all the notes given for de
ferred purchase money was JI63.S34.S3.
Building associations advanced to mem
bers a total of $118,850.
The new Department of Commerce
and Labor building loans placed the
northwest well in the van of the
market with a total of $497,050. County
property was encumbered to the extent
of $245,770.83. The record of loans In
the other city sections was: Northeast,
XS.400; southeast, $5,850. and southwest.
Nearly Half Million
On December Building
Two hundred and sixty-one building
permits. Involving an expenditure of
$(74,233. were Issued during December,
according to the monthly report of Mor
ris Hacker, building inspector, made
The permits inclflde sixty-one brick
dweUings. $219,100: eighty-six brick re
pairs. $C4.925; two warehomes, $24787,
one office building. $2,200; one printing
office, $47,550; seventeen frame dwell
ings. $49,800; and thirty frame repairs,
The following summary will show the
" distribution of Improvements In the
different sections of the District, and
In Conference Here
Water rceouice specialists from all
over tl f United States and Canada are
meeting in Washington today, attend
"ing the conference of the District hy
draulic engineers. Their work carries
them to any portion of the country
where there is a stream to be measured
for the purpo.se of ascertaining its value
for power irrigation, municipal uses, or
any other purpose. The Canadian en
gineers present are Lee C. Denis, com
missioner of conservation. Ottawa;
Douglas L. McLean, chief engineer
hydrographlc xurvey, Manitoba; H. G.
Acres, of Ottawa: P. M. Sander, chief
nlnepr. irrimtion hraneli nf th A.
partment of the interior In Calgary, and
Arthur V. White, commission of con
ervatlon in Toronto. i
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New Apartment House of
Tentj -first and L trets northwest (The
Iexlngton) Harry G. Lajrcock to Charles
H. Cutts. original lots 15 and It, square
Nlnetrcntb street and Pennsjlvanla aenue j
northncst-Marie Schmidt et al., to Victor
J. Evans, part oHclnal lot 9, square 10..
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jw t reaenca; a ca"ut cfc w ... j
part same lot. $10. William 5. j-onen ei
ux. to same, original lots 10. 11. and 12.
square US. $10. Victor J. Eans to Com
merce Botldlns Corapsny, original lots S
to 12. square IOC. $10.
UlS Twenty-aUth street norlhweat; Twentj
fourth street northwest, between I and K
streets; Florida aenue northwest, between
R and S streets; alley, between L and M,
Twentieth and Tweaty-nrit streets; Cor
coran street northwest, between Sixteenth
and Seventeenth streets; Maryland avenue
southwest, between Sixth and Seventh
streets; 13J7 Delaware aenue southwest:
First and P streets southwest; First and O
streets southwest; Canal street southeast,
t -..r. T nl IJ streets: Canal and V
streets southeast; Second street, between
V and V streets eouthcast: First and O
streets southeast; E street southeast, be
tween Sixth and Seventh streets: Twenty
sixth and C- streets northwest; Q street
northwest, near Twenty-serenth street, and
Mount PIasant H. Rosier Dulany. trustee,
to John W. PJlllnt-. hair Interest In part
original lots 1 and 3. square west of II;
original lot X. square 3: lot 18. square C:
lot S4. square 109; lot 77. square 171; lota
iZ to n. square 4J: lot V. square IX: lota
1 and s. quare 5; original lot 10, square
SO?: orlainal lot . square 610; original lot
9. square 811. lot 4. square south of 744;
original lots ;0 and 3. square 877: part lot
19. square I2C part lots 96 and ST. square
137. and lot 1. block: 19.. Mount Pleasant
and Pleasant Plains, J10.
VIconsin atenue extended Gertrude E.
Lewis et vlr, Timothy L., to Harry L.
Rust. lot 3X, square 1S0D, 10.
143S Q street northwest John W. Macartney
et ux. to Arthur J. Lucas, lot M. square
143 Rhode Island aienue northwest John
C. Heald et al.. trustees, to uzaoetn ti.
fitearns. lot 54. and part lot 23. square 30,
1C O street nortnw est j-aui 1, uuner ei u, 1
to jonn 1. tjuiier, hah. iuicicti .u v ,
Kimre 1EL S10.
3011 Q treet northw est Watson F. XHark et
ux to John Illaice tioraon ana brsnine uui
don. nart square 1282. 310.
Volta place northwt-it, between Thirty-sec
ond ana imny-imru Birecw a. muuuig
Brown et al.. truitees. to Joseph G. .Walsh
trustee, part lot 76. square 1254, 3400.
1147 Twenty-first street northwest Gustave
Oppenlieimer et ux. to Margery A. v. car
hart, lot 70. square 100, 310.
Benton street northwest, near Tunlaw road
International Realty Improvement Com
pany to Alexander Farhcod, lot 36, square
Ninth street northwest, between O and P
streets Honorine J. W Williams to James
U Karrlck. part lot 1. square 264. 310.
90 G street northwest and ly Droit Park-
Corporation of Bowmanvllle et al. to Wah-
lnxton In and Trust Company, trustee.
lot 63 and adjoining part cf square 276 and
l"t 14. Work 14. Le Droit Park. 310.
22M Fourteenth street northwest Iah Cor-
bin to II Sydney King. lot 30. square 2C2.
132? fhurch street northwent Louis Gund-
Ung to Aaronella M Scott, lot 32, square
Iienth and II streets northwest Julius I.
Peyser et ux to Ahrahnm D Prince, part
original lot 3. square 244. 310.
New Jery aienue northwest, between F
and G streets Mav Shannon to Bemadette
Connor, lot 23. and part original lot 17,
rquare 367. 10
2024 Twelflh street northweit Arehle Nlek-
erson et ux to Albert E. Collin, lot K.
square 272 310
Frito court northwest, between Thirteenth
and Fourteenth streMs Harry Katz et l
to WHllntn Volland, lots 193 nnd 199.
square 223. lift
1310 I" street northwest Margaret Hsstlngs
to John Warner, lot 10O. square 193. 310
All'V beteen I. and M Twentieth and
Twenty-flrM strel northwet Joseph H.
Pand e ux o Phllln II Christman. lots
V. and F equare 1M 310
931 U street no-thst William C Bales el
ux to Annie K Elslncer. part original lot
3, square 369. 310
1223 Mainland n-.enue northeast Mattle Gas
klm rt al. lo Anna II Ahbnt. half Interest
In lot 7. square 1C06. $10. T. D. Moncure et
ux. to same, half Interett In same property.
H street northesst. between Fifth and Sixth
streets Louis V Krey ft al. t Walter
Donaldson, lot 12. square 832. $10
M slreet nrthesit. between Sixth and Sev
enth rtreets Mlddaiigh A Shannon ti Otto
A and Sarah S. Tingling, lot 323, square
Msivachusetts aenue northeast, between
Second and Third streets Washington I.oan
and Trust Company, trustee, to Wilbur J.
Nash, origins! lot 3. square 733, $9,400.
1014 F street northeast Casslus M Park to
Isabel M Park, lot 46. square 964. 31
6C4 Fifteenth street northeast Samuel D.
Morrill ct si to WUhelmlna Eckert. lot
123. square 1C31. 32.600.
129 Slxlh street northeast Washburn E.
Dalv et ux to Ellxaleth B. Daw, part,
nrlslnal lot 14 souare S67, 110.
520 B street and 206 Sixth street northeast
Samuel II. Walker et ux. to Capital City
Benefit Society. lot 23 and part lot 29,
rauare 838. $10.
720 Ninth street northeast Katie Prints ft al.
to Catherine Printx. lot 30. square 912, $10
28 Eighth street northeast Leonard A. Black
to Rtere It. Dutton. lot 32. sauare 897. $10.
I street northeast, between Sixth and Sev
enth streets David J Dunlgan to Winard
it nvl. lot 11 snuare 837. $10.
14 New Tork aenue northeast Joseph V.
Gonzales et ux. 10 tiouaru i-uray ana
Itertle IT. Purdv. lot 32. square 070. $10.
1100 G slreet northeast Alexander Johnson
et ux. to Itoiie j. Hodges, lot 1, square
Floren'-e court northeast, belkeen V and
streets David N. Rust. jr.. et ux. lo John
H. Rurkman, lot K, squire lOul, $10.
1123 East, Capitol street northeast John J.
Real Estate Transfers in the District During Past Week
Howard M. Etchison, at 2219 California
Glover et ux. to Melville M. and Florence
II. Moffltt. lot .69. square 9SL 310.
120 and 122 Tenth street northeast Wash
ington Loan and Trust Company, trustee,
to Marie B. Pace, lots 32 and 33, square
- -. ....it.. a -.a nLta
mtlA.balt ,treetB-Mlchael A. Col.inan et
i . rH . . n. ..-i ... a. .
Kt. no. Same to same, part lot 55. square
34. J10. .
Tenth street and South Carolina acnue
southeast Maggie Roth to Ferdinand and
Katharina Lsmbrtcht, ot"20. square 971. $10.
Thirteenth street southeast, between D and
E rtreeta Fred McKeo to Herman R. How
ensteln. part original lot 28, square 1C18. 310.
Thirteenth street southeast, between. D-and
E streets Carrie M. Miller et ir. -William
A., to Fred McKee, part original lot 23,
square 1013, 310.
New Jersey avenue southeast, between K and
L streets, and County Victor Mynsbrldge
et aL. trustees, to Mary P. Mynsbrldge et
al., trustees, lot 31, square 741, lot 226;
block 27; lot 27. block 22; lot 29. block 22.
Rosedale and Isherwood. 33,390.
Eatt Capitol stteer southeast, between Four,
teenth and Fifteenth streets James J.
Clark to Jennie E. .Abbott, original lot 15,
square 105S. 310. ,
1371 E street southeast Arthur Can- et ux.
to India M. Newhouse. lot 78. square 1043, j
Twelfth street southeast, between D and EJ
streets Herman R. Howensteln et ux. to'
Leo G. and Philip B. ciereiand, lot u.
square 395. 310:
ESI Fifteenth street southeast John Narjcs
et ux. to Chapln B. Bauman. lot 34. square
1063. 310. Chapln B. Bauman conveys lanu
Drooerty to John A. and Margaret Narjes,
no- ..... , J
Ci.nfh trt amtlheflkt Yietwreen G kand I.
streets Michael I. Weller et ux. to Michael
k Weller. nart lot '38. souare 678. 310.
118 Eleventh street southeast Harriet Rey
nolds to Frances R. Keleher, lot 68, square
1371 L street southeast Edgar F. Nelson
et ux. to W. Malcolm Gtunger and Jonn
J. Buckley, loU 84 and 38, square 1043. $10.
W. Malcolm Gettlnger et al. convey aame
property to Heflry Taylor, $10.
Trinidad Fied E. Weber et al. to Philip H.
Weber, tliree-flflhs Interest In loi 67,
square 4070, $10.
Le Droit Park Margery A. V. Carhart to
Mary F. Bishop. lot 90, block 13, $10.
Mount Pleasant and Pleasant Plains Harry
Vardman et al. to Hugo A. Mitchell, lot
11C. square 2838, $10.
Mount Pleasant Thomas P. Moran et ux. to
Edith M. Panloe, lot 904, square 2882. ft.
ith M. Pardoe conea same property to
Jessie A. Moran. $1
Columbia Heights Julia S. Gtllis to William
L. Miller, part lot 1, block 27, $10. Wil
liam L. Miller comea same property to
Edward J. Stellwagen, $10.
Trinidad Burdet Stryker et ux. lo Mar
garet Warden, lot 121, block 1. $10.
Dobbins' Addition Chapln Brown et al.,
trustees to Herbert A. Gill, lot 1CS. squars
Mount Pleasant Harry Wardman et 1 to
Harry A Perkins, lot 168. square 2888. 310.
Tv'hltney Close William II Gardiner et ux.
lo Harry u. Laycock. part lot 1. block e.
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skin and scalp? It is needless.
A warm bath with
and one application of Cuticura
Ointment will afford immediate
relief, permit rest and sleep and
point to permanent skin health
in most cases when all else fails.
This is strong language but easily proven by use of the free
samples of Soap and Ointment which will be mailed postpaid
to any sufferer. Address Potter Drug & Chem. Corp., DepL
39, Boston, London, Paris, Sydney, Calcutta, Bombay, Tokio,.
Hong Kong or Cape Town. -
Residence At Sixteenth, and Euclid Streets Northwest, Enlarged-for Home of 'Mrs. Marshall Field.
1 310. Elgin R. L. Gould et ux. to aame. lot
! 2, block C. 310.
Whitehaven John B. Dahlgren et si., trus
tees, to Edith C. Westcott, part block 2.
Whitney Close James E. Redman et ux. to
Nicholas T. Redman, lot 27, square 30CS,
City View Heights Mary M. Forbes to.
Henry 1L Gllfry, trustee, lot 82, square
Effingham place Wllber F. Drown et ux. to
uenjamin iMnns. lot Ji. block 2. Uf.
rhltehaven TMlth f? 'Wtrntt to A
Whitehaven Edith C. Westcott to Uys C
Bentley, half Interest In part block 2. 310.
Mount Pleasant and Pleasant Plains Harry
Wardman et al. to Margaret A. Slmonton,
lot 174. square 2S38. $10.
Petworth Robert I. and Anna M. Carr to
Fannie B. Cole, lot 12. square 3016, $10.
Dobbins' Addition Ettie W. Jerman to
Joseph Paul, lot 43, square 3300, 310.
Petworth James D. Richardson et 'itz. to
Marlon V. McArdle. lot IS, square 77, $10.
Mount Pleasant and Pleasant Plains Mor
timer Du Perow to Amelia W. Janson,rpart
lot lCt, $10.
Mt. Pleasant and Pleasant PlainsHarry
Wardman et al. to Arthur W.- Exllne. lot
172. square 2SSS. 310.
West Holmead Manor Harry Wardman et
al. to Lewis P. and .Elsie A. Steele, lot
76. square 2X27, 310. '
Washington Heights Marlon V. McArdle et
Ir, Thomas "E., to James D. Richardson.
lot 31. block 7. 310.
Whitney Close Fred B. Rhodes et ux. to
Bun-us E. and Ruth A. Williams, lot 113,.
DIOCK 1. 91V. f
Lanier Heights Sophy P. Goode to Mary T.
Fennell. Margaret L. T. Tobln. Helen S.
Tally. -Abble R. Tally, Elisabeth A. Todd.
Reginald R. Walker, Allan E. Walker.
Blanche P. Walker, and William H.
Walker, part lot 144.. $1,043.33.
Effingham Place James R. Elierson et ux.
to Thomas A. Dobyns, lot 31. block 19. 310.
Same to Maria B. Dobyns. lots 32 and 33,
J Mt. Pleasant and Pleasant Plains John W.
Pilllnr et ux. to David J. Dunlcan.psrt lot
1. block 19. 310.
Bloomlngdale Alexander Johnson et ux. to
Rode J. Hoddes. lot 4.jb!ock 4.-310. .
Whitney Close Jamev F. Brennan to Charles
A. and Adah M. Darby, lot 26, square 3045.
Le Droit Park John M. Henderson to John
B. Wllsorw lot 102. square 3098. 310.
Ivy City Mary S. Harding to Henry H. Hol
land, lot 3. block 7. $10.
University Park-Richard II. Bailey et ux.
to Caroline S. Gambs. lot 40, block 43, $10.
Princeton Heights Kennedy Bros, to Orlando
B. and Margaret C. Bon-man. lot 202. square
Petworth Julius I. Peyser, trustee, to James
L Parsons. Jr.. lot 24. square 202L $10.
Rosedale and Isherwood James L. Parsons,
Jr.. ct ux. to John W. Crabbs, part lot 7.
block 22. HO.
Princeton Heights Kennedy Bros, to John II.
and Gertrude F. Wllke. lot 208, square 3031,
1343 Harvard street northwest Matthew S.
Farmer, Jr.. trustee, to Clement W. Huske,
lots 64, 63. 66. block 31. Columbia Heights.
Pleasant Plains S. Percy Thompson et al..
trustees, to Harry B. Wlllson. lot 133.
square rW6. $1,830. Harry B. Wlllson coq
ejs same property to Louise A. Twogood,
Prospect Hill Henry C Etert et ux. to Al
fred M. Wilson, lot 847, square 3330. $10.
Villa Park Clara A. Marden et lr. Edwin
B,. to Benjamin F. Plppenger, lot 33. square
Takuma Park Margaret H. Laughlln to
William T. and-Adele G. Aiery. lot 45 and
part lot 44, block 14, $10.,
Longnecker's Addition to Congress Heights
Tw-ymsn B. Jones et ux. to Charles H.
Langley. lot 13, block 2. 310.
South Brookland and Addition to BrooUand
David C. Brandon et ux. to Mary E.
Gamble, lot 9 and part lot 3. block 20.
South Brookland, and lot 2, block S. addi
tion to Brookland.
Brookland J. Stewart Jamleson et ux. to
Martin A. Brooks, part lot 3. block 37.
Girl's Portion Albert F. Woods et ux. to
John M. and Lena. S. Sylvester, part. 310.
Granby Samuel W. Plckford et ux. to Clara
Price, lot 10. 310.
Richmond Park Hubert M. Enow to Augusta
Woodburc. lot S3, sauare 2063. 310.
Chevy Chase Fulton R. Gordon et ux. to
. ueorge -allies, jr., lots s: ana u, square
Stantontowm Charles Slmms to Jacob
Slmms. part of parcel 222 over 27. 310.
Unloniown George Wcltzel et ux. to Coma-
dore L. and Maude E. Lockwooa. lot &e.
Chllium Castle Heights Washington Land
and Mortgage Company to John II. Can
ada, lots 71 and 72. square' 23J9. $1,600.
Brlgbtw-ood Park-James D Mclntyre et ux.
to Edward MeAleer. lots 17 and 18. block
Addition to Congress lici'ghls Anthony Wis
consin et ux to cnapin a. uauman. ion
24 and 23. sauare 6U70. 310. Chaoln B.
Bauman convey same property to Anthony
and May Wisconsin. $10.
Hlllbrook Otway B. Zantiinger et ux. to
Rudolph B. Behrend. lots 77 to 34, square
Havemever Property William B. Duncan. Jr..
et ux. to Tyrrel E. Biddle. parcels A to
H, and part of Chichester. Perry Farm, and
Discovery. $10. Tyrrel E. Biddle et ux. con
vey same property, containing 200 acres, to
National Savings and Trust Company, trus
tee, 310. . .
lit. Pleasant Heights Fulton R. Gordon et
ux-'to Charles HNussbaum. port lots It
and 1. known as parcel" 1, $10. Charles
H. Nussbaura. conveys same property to
Claud Livingston. $10.'
Congress Heights Randolph L. Jennings, et
ux. to George F. Wheelock. lot 27. square
Villa Park Heights Clara A. Marden et vlr.
Edwin R.. to Alfred Bergstrom. lot 23.
square 4236. $187. 8ame to Cornelia EL and
John W. Cronle. lots 10 and 11, square 4302.
Villa Park Clara A. Marden et vlr. Edwin
R.. to Oscor Gregerson. lot 2. square 3226.
$448. Same to WiUlam A. Ellis, lot 26,
square 4236. 3375. Same to Edward Gelss
man. lot 26. square 4242. 339S.
Anacostia Minnie L. Soper to Pierre A.
Boper. part lots 175. 178. 177, 310.
Woodrldge John F. Wartteid et ux. to Henry
J. Raskler, part lot 29. block 9, $10.
First addition in Manor Park William 6.
Mlnnlx et ux. to Llllie V. McCullum. lots
33, 38. 37. square 3239, 310. Llllie V. Mc
Cullum conveys same property to Allan Mc
Lane Abert. $10.
Addition to Brookland Margaret M. Penny
backer to John and Montle J. O'Connell.
lot 6. block 41. and lot 6. block 49. $10.
Poor Tom's Last Shift Hattle I. Heron et
lr. William H.. to Mary J. Fisher, part of
parcel 4. $10. Same to same, another part of
am narrel. 110.
Wisconsin Avenue Park S. KIgglns Terry to
Ida McCulIoch, lots 13 ana 11, square 1738,
Wisconsin Avenue Park Ida McCullough to
S. KIgglns Terry. lot 3, square 1738, $10.
Washington Highlands Reuben E. Timbers
et ux. to Jerry R. Stoops, lot 2. block 21.
Brlghtwood Park F. Edward Mitchell et al..
m-i-i-k-i-t-i-i-i-i-i-h-h-:-!' i m -
Pennsylvania Avenue Sixth Street.
throughout the evening.
J. D. KYNASTON, Manager.
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EMPLOYERS MOST SUCCESSFUL
IN OBTAINING THE SERVICES OF
INTELLIGENT MEN AND WOMEN
ARE THOSE WHO USE THE
HELP WANTED COLUMNS OF
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trustees, to John T. and Eleanor D. Doyle,
lot 3. sauare 3132. J.
Burrvllle Jesse W. Rawlings et ux. to Nana
G. Curtis. lots 27' and 23. square 5214. $10.
Randle Highlands Louisa. K. Locke to Clara
M. Morgan. lot' 28. square $576. 310.
Brlghtwood Park William M. Monroe. Jr.. to
uiauys i. Monroe. lot 75. square 23. 310.
Today's Real Estate Transfers.
Tennessee avenue northeast, between B and
C streets Harry A. Kite et ux. to George
W nl Lucy M. Wolfe, lot 76. square
1343 East Capitoi street southeast (The Nor
wood) Clifford E. Kettler to Melton A.
Kettler, lots 83, S3. 'square 1036. $10.
Howard University Wilbur F. Drown et ux.
-to M. Ednah McClure and Helen T. Gage,
part lot 34. square 3065.
132 East Capitol street northeast Smithson-
J" Institution to Harcey Lee Brown, east
half original lot 5, square 72S, $10.
Randle HIghUnds Stanton R. Norman et ux.
to Samuel S. English, lots 27 and 23. block
1 5, and part block 9. 310.
801 D street northeast Roy E. Marshall to
Herman R. Howensteln. lot 1. square 318.
ML, Pleasant and Pleasant Plains-James A.
.$, ta Barnett Snyder lot 163. block 4. $10.
1225 Morse street northeast James N. Lin-
klns et ux to Sara, Schwartz, lot 44. block
1. Trinidad, $10.
Eighth and E streets northeast Samuel 8.
English et ux. to Joseph P. Smith, part
.o. mum . 9LV.
1723 O street northwest (The Vivian) Amefl-
-" u-fcw.ijr mju iiuai uumpany. trustees,
to Richard A. Ford. lot 42. square 168.
1T?tt t es ssassa tli4tsiAS a m Am -..a. s .
A znrr-:L" 'iuo nonnwrw-ueorro
ve-. v iiuuji. id avurrinm. o. juaciurijr, IOC 60,
iua4a mi, iv. ucvrQ MMSJLmT CT. UX. lO
Gorce O. Wilcox, Bmt property, J10.
CAUSE $800 DAMAGE
Blaze in-Tihshop Early Today and
in Dressing Room of the
Fire of unknown origin early today
did $200 damage to the tin and cornice
shop of Daly & Hopper, 1402 R street
northwest. The blaze was discovered
by a passerby, who sounded an alarm
from a nearby box.
Damage estimated today at 3600 was
done by fire last evening in a dressing
room at the Gayety Theater. The blaze
was discovered about 6 o'clock. The
damage to the building was 100, whllo
costumes belonging to several perform
ers, valued at 0, were destroyed.
There was no one in the dressing
room at the time
Dress Must Equal Rent.
PARIS, Jon. 11 A Judge, in flxing a
husband's liability for his wife's bills,
held that a woman's annual expendi
ture for dress should not be more than
the family paid for rent.
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There's only one verdict of the new
Winter Garden and that is it's the
handsomest dining-room in Washington.
Every Sunday Evening from
6 to 8 a Table d'Hote Din
ner is served at $1.00 per
plate, with wine.
A select musical program is given
The completion of the handsome new
apartment house of Howard M. Etchi
son, at 2Jf California avenue, la an in
teresting item in the veeeVu buildlns;
acUvlty. This la the larrest and hand
somest apartment house completed in
Washington In several months, repre
senting sn Investment of approximately
While the Interior decorators are still
putting; the finishing touches on a few
of the apartments, seventeen of the
twenty already hare been rented through
the agency of Thomas J. Fisher Sc. Co.
The building Is Ave stories high and
is modern and up-to-date 'in every re
spect, belnr constructed of re-enforced
concrete and thoroughly fireproof. The
exterior is of a handsome tapestry
brick, artistically trimmed with Indiana
Eighteen apartments have five roosaa
and reception halt and bath, and the
other two. four rooms each, reception
hall-and bath. The reception halls are
a special feature, and render the apart-'
ments unusually suitable for entertain
The building is equipped with, electric
elevator service, telephone connections,
and many other modern features of
It is situated Immediately adjoining
Florence Court, and m a section grow
ing more popular..eacb year with apart
ment house Investors.
The architecture is- according to the
design of Merrill T. Vaughn and Mr.
.Etchison himself was the contractor.
To Get Stenographer
The United States Civil Service Com
mission announces an examination for
the position of stenographer to be held
on February 15 in the District of Co
lumbia, Maryland. Virginia, and North
Carolina. Both men and women will
be admitted to the examinations, which
wiu ce neia in seven towns In each
aiaie ana in Washington.
Colonel T.KA FEBIOER, Sixth Infan
try, relieved from duty In this city,
and will proced to Jourhls regiment.
Second .Lieutenant EDMUD. R. AN
DREWS, Seventeenth Infantry, to
Fort Leavenworth. Kan., to the
army service schools. t ,.
Second Lieutenant CART R. WILSON.
Coast Artillery Corps, detailed for
duty pertaining to the progressive
military- map of the United States.
Surgeon A,R. ALFRED, detached navy
itua. nonoiK; to receiving ship at
Asslatftnt1 KflvaT r,Ttafti3.- j a
HARRINGTON, to inspector of hull
material for the western drsthet.
Pittsburgh. Pa. t
Cablegram from the commander4 in
chief. United States AsIaUc fleet.
dated Shanghai, January 10. 1913.
Commander S. S. ROBINS, 'detached
Cincinnati; to home.
Commander J. V. CHASE, detached
Monterey; to Cincinnati.
Captain GILES BISHOP. JR detached
Marine Barracks, Navy Yard. Wash
ington, D. C; to advanced base
MOVEMENTS OF VESSELS;
Arrived Vulcan at Norfolk. Des Molnos
at Monte Christl, Yankton. Wyom
ing. Utah, at Guantanaxno. Po
tomac at Charleston. Vesuvius at
Iwsw York yard. Colorado. South
Dakota, at San Diego. Mars at
c.l1GJlVlnal0 Tun at Sausalito.
SandnMonashn; -Ammen. Burrows.
Patterson, Trippe. Jenkins, Jarvls!
Fanning. Jouett. from Guantanamo
for Cristobal. -San Francisco frSn
Norfolk for Guantanamo. Saturn
from Corinto for Salina Cruz. Albany
from Amoy for Manila.
Terms $200 Cash $26.50 Per Month
For This New Six Room Home;
Corner Irring and Warder Sts. N. W.
NOTE THESE FACTS:
1. Only a few yards from the beautiful Soldiers Home.
2. On high, healthy ground overlooking half the city
a magnificent view.
3. Twenty minutes ride from 9th and F streets. "
THE HOUSE ITSELF
1. Large, airy rooms.
2. Hardwood trim. ,
3. Furnace heat. -! - -"
4. Steel construction. " . '?'
5. Side oven gas range. -j i
6. Tiled bath. "Mr'.w .
7.. Beautiful decorations and gas fixtures.
8. Large colonial porch.
This home is positively far superior to what the price
implies, both in regard to location and construction. If
you have felt that you want a delightful, cozy home, but
were not able to find one that.pleased you, in such a loca- '
tion andat such a low price, be sure and see this. Re
member the price is only $2,950, and the terms $200 cash,
and $26.50 per month, including all interest. Address or call
on the owner at
Room 308 Riggs BIdg.,
15th and G Streets N. W.
Mrs. Marshall Field, widow of the
noted Chicago merchant prince, has
been busily engaged during the past
week moving Into her new home at Six-
teentn ana Euciia, streets nonnwest.
where she will maintain her future
The house which Is to be occupied, by
Mrs. Field is one of the handsomest
in the city. The main part of it was
built several years ago by John B.
Henderson and has been occupied since
Its comnletlnn bv S-rtarv VlpVwrh
and by Oscar S. Straus, former embas
sador to xurxey.
When Mrs. Field determined, some
months ago. to make her home in
Washington, the Henderson house -was'
I remodelled and enlarged and she has
jeasea it for a long- term of years.
Veaetiaa GetMc Style.
George Oakley Totten. Jr the archi
tect, followed In the new wing the
Venetian Gothic style of architecture
ke had ao effectually used, in the mala
structure. The result Is that the new
wing does not give, the appearance o
an addition, as Is sometimes the cast.
but seems to complete the design, and
fill out the building.
The older part of the house is four
stories high and the "addition is two
stories. The first floor la the new part
demoted to receiving' rooms and the
secotad Is a music room, thirty by flfty
feet and of unusually handsome nntsh.
The Louis XV style of decoration is
used here, corresponding with the
drawing room, which is also on the
main floor. The wills and ceilings are
unusually richly panelled.
Special decorators from MarshsE Field
& Co.. of Chicago, superintended the
hangings and decorating; jjotoaly of
the additional wing, but of the entire
houses which has rwn Mimnitki
The exterior Is of stucco and marble.
The contracting- was done by Joan H.
-Nolan &. Co.
A Happy, Uufhaaf
Child In Few Hours
If cross, irritable, feverish, tongus
coated, and sick, give delicious
"Syrup of Figs."
Tour Child isn't nfttiirattV rrrf ft.
rit&ble and peevish, mother! Examine
the tanSTUtk" if Viatsst f Tnsa-ano 1IT.
OnH itnmOArl far llanw1j..f 1I.. !.....
tlve, anoTitar thirty; feet oryoweU clog-
ged with foul, decaying' waste.
Every mother realises after giving de
H.cl0Us.v8ynlp of Pi". that this la. the
ideal' laxative and physic for "children.
Nothlnsr else regulates the little ca-'s
tender stomach. liver and bowels so ef
fectually, besides they- dearly love Its
delightful flg taste. -
For constipated bowels, sluggish liver,
biliousness, or sour, disordered stom
ach, feverishness. diarrhoea, sore throat,
bad breath or to break a cold, give ons
half to a teaspoonful of "Syrup of
Figs," and in a few hours all the clog
ged up waste, sour bile, undigested.
foot) nnd cnnt1ruitri Tnntta 11H11 ..-..m.
move on and out of the system without
enpms or nausea, ana you will surely
With flvrun of 1?fm vnn a -nnf M.
glng your children, being composed en-
lucijr ui iiuuwa uss. senna ana sro
matlcs, It cannot be harmfuL
71111 Hfrtfnn n .I1 .. .T. ...
and for grown-uns plainly printed on
Ask your druggist for the full name.
prepared by the California Fig Syrup
v.v. lua is luc uciicious issung, genu
ine old reliable. Refuse anything else
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