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THE WASHINGTON TDIES, SATURDAY,-FEBRUARY 1,. 1913.
Three New Residences Show Development in Different Parts of Northwest Section
New Residence Erected by Real Estate Trust Company In Bradley Hills.
New Residence of Mrs. Kate Babcock at Thirty-fourth Street and Massachus etta Avenue.
IS QUITE ATTRACTIVE
FOR MRS. BABCOCK
IN RIGES PkACE
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brokers Close 456 Deals, In
; volving 1,695 Lots, in Past
I THAN IN PREVIOUS YEARS
Home for Congressman's Widow Interior Decoration a Feature
One of Nicest in Massachu
setts Avenue Extended.
Home. . .
last Week Poorest of Four
From Viewpoint of Number
of Sales Effected.
ihase of. and loans, on 5U-cv ryl --v
fite in January was J",300,"jCv. ".
Jrolcers sucogeded Jn closing 456 deals
livolving- 1.693 lots and parcels or real
J The volume of trading last month es
eded that of January. 191X the ban-tor
Voider for en initial month of the year
UeWstprjv of local realty selling:, by
lot. There was a distinct falling
In the number of sales made as conj
ured with January. W2. .The latter
nearly 200 more transections to "its
$edlt. The total investment also is be-
!w that of January. 1912:
The same conditions are presented
hen a review- of the, buslnes of tliq
onth just'c'bscd is compared with the
renlr.sr month jbt'tHe calendar yealSll.
Jh9 totaf Investments are about on a
MT. while the volume of trading ex-A-dcd
that of January 1911, by S70 lots,
j"fce number of sales in. January. 1911.
surpassed the past month'a business by
j Deals Are Larger.
The logical inference to bs drawn from
the comparisons is that Iho broker?,
fiiile clcsing fewer transactions durins
fee last month than In the'eorrespond
iK period oC the preceding- tt-o yeans,
gave handled ueals .of greater inanl
tbde. The purchase of single" lots "orlly
"Jas decreased. The- business of the past
month has been regarded by the broV
-? as ratisfactory and the inquiries that
lave been received would indicate an
flarly and lively spring' business.
The last "week of January -was the
tSSPest.I..t'1-lnontn when judged from
Ere ilpwpolnt of the number of sales
gflfeclcd. In the volume of trading it
frOk first rank amony the four; weeks
tC January. The investments of the last
eck also reached the lowest figure for
ie month,, During the-declining davs
f January the" brokers Closed 117 -trans-ctlons
in which were involved 731 lota
nd -.arcels of real estate.
The transfer by Senator Clark of
lOntanSl Of his nrfAnqka Vinllfna. In
City View Heights on the Bladensburg
.w t aimji ia-nswooa'Tjompany.-roa'
'Section. Th nntllHnt nhi.rKon
district was in second place with fifty
one parcels conveyed. The northwest
Ird the city stations having thirty-eight
lot changing owners. There were 111
lots transferred in the northeast: sir
in the southwest, and five In the south
cast. Important Deals Made.
Several important business proper
ties figured in the week's record of
transfers. Samuel H. Styles, a Rich
mond investor, bought the store at 1200
E street northwest, from the "VVidmayer
estate. The deed does not disclose the
consideration for the transfer, but the
price is reported as a record one for
real estate in that immediate neighbor
hood. Abraham K. Bolick, of Pennsylvania,
was also among the out-of-town inves
tors to buy local realty. He secured
premises 484 and 486 Louisiana avenue
northwest from Samuel E. Comwell.
JJr. Comwell bought the property from
Thomas H. Pickford.
The Commercial Hotel, at Seventh
street and Pennsylvania avenue north
west, was purchased by the National
Capital Brewing Company from Bessie
Tu Brown. It will be held as an Invest
men. Frank Walter added to his holdings
of valuable business property during
the week by acquiring premises 1110
and 1112 Fourteenth street northwest,
Just south of the Portland apartments,
nd running through to Vermont ave
puc. The price paid is not slated, but
the property is encumbered to the ex
ten of 65.000. '
Figures As Seller.
Mr Walter also figured as a seller by,
conveying to James II. Cooley thefprop
erty at 1530 and 1338 V street -northwest.
John Poole, president of the new Fed
rial National Bank, has purchased valu
able property on Woodley lane. In Wood
ley Park. He alto sold his former home
at 1107 X street northwest to John II.
Chancy, who resold the property to
Thomas W. Power.
In the loan market the past week also
displayed a lack of activity. The "xact
figures for the week were JXH.315.7t.
Till sum was borrowed on the securlty
Sf 1"& loUat-an average .interest rale of
Az P."cr cent.; -
Straight loans again led the murker,
with an aggregate of J2C4.S&UG. The
sum of all the notes given for defend
purchase money was ICC.001.S. The
building associations advanced to mem
I ounty properU appeared the most
favored as a basts for loans this wok.
Land In. this action wa encumbered
o the extent of 1197.(67.7.. lAans on
pioperty in the northwest totaled
iUi.Zl'.. Th'- record of loans In the
other cit actions was. Xorthiast.
$M,1SS.: southeast. J1L7W. and south
Mrs. Wilson to Retain
Mrs. L. A. Jcffray. housekeeper at the
White House, will be retained under
the Wilson Administration. The de
cision of Mrs. Wilson to retain the sci
vlces of Mrs. Jaffray follows a recent
vlrit to Princeton. The President and
Mir. Taft had hoped to retain the ser
vices of Mrs. Jaffray wher they remove
to New Jlavoi. but yielded to the evi
dent wishes of Mrs. .Wilson.
His Violin Pawned,
Musician Ends Life
NEW TOHK. Feb. L "I had to pawn
my violin, and have nothing left to live
This note was found today beside the
body of J. C. Smith, a penniless music
Ian, who committed jsuiclde in the Hotel
TOWyb ehootlnr himself through
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14 I street north ett William E. Edmoi
zton. truatee. to Benjamin A. Culonna, part
original lot IS, Fquare 374. $10,000.
Seventh street and Pennsylvania avenue
northwest tComroerclal Hotel) Bessie L.
.Brown to Albert Carry, trustee -for National
Capital Brewing Company, part lot S.
square 461. $10.
W street northwest, near Fifteenth street
William G. Fulton to National Realty
Compsny. lot !1. square 203. 50.
B street northwest, between Twenty-nrat
Twcnij-fecciid streets Tnomaa U 1 lckronl
et ux. :u Albert E. Collins, lot . 33.
:mJ "k. nu&re S3, $10.
156 to lie Wisconsin aienue northweit
W. Gwypn Gardiner et al.. trustees, to
Albert I. Forrest, Rosalie A. Forrest. Mary
II. Forrest. Irene E. B. llcbherry. and
Thomas R. K. Forrest, part lots S7 and S3,
sauare 13S. S16.CC0.
Sixteenth and T streets northwest Ernest II.'
Daniel et al. trustees, to George M. Kober,
lot 1. square 177. $n.O00.
Sixteenth and K streets northwest and
count Howard S. Nyman to Hazel L. Ny
man. lou ii and 43. square 173", lots 23. :,
and SO, square 1734 Chevy Ctta&e HclKhts:
lots 1 3, 4. 14. and 13. square 1933 (Massa
chusetts Avenue Heifhts). 110.
4CS Fifth street northwest Joseph J Darling
ton et al. to Michael F Jiann. pirt
original lot 16. JWre 40. VC.
1S01 Fourteenth street northwest, 4tnd Tenth
and Monroe streets northwest Nannie I.
Phillips to Nannie W. Phillips, lot .
square 33S. and lots S4 and 93, block 4S.
Holmead Manor. $10.
KS P street northwest Lea Hill to Albert
and Emllie F. liuehler. lot I, square 2Z6,
ilO and SU Twelfth street .northwest Annie
R. Rlgeles et al. to Harry II. Kerr, lots
27 and A. square. 37, $10. Harry H. Kerr
pt K. onvev same TiroDertv to Jnhn 17
jzr..Heventrjyreet northwesv William It.-
Hace to k, uaEer ii.ani. prt jots r3 and
SiBqnare 44S, 110. .,- -, -
167 Wisconsin avenue northwest Mary A.
Shoemaker to Dennis O'Brien, part lot 30,
square I3S0. $330.
1331 Vermont aenue northwest John G.
Slater et ux. to Gertrude S. Buggies, part
lot 10, square 278. $10. . v
1343 S street northwest Jeannette. Cohen ct
al. to Julia A. Young, part'orlginal lot 7,
square 233, $10. .
34 L street northw est John Gleason to Mari'
A Crowley, lot 133, square 63,, $16.
S10 Rhode Island aenuevnortlrw t LeJ.Hll
to Pearl L. and R. Grover Lam.tdade, lot 7.
sauare 3S6. $10.
Xorth Capitol treet northwest, between X
street and .New lork avenue Roy II.
Pickford et al. to Myrtle L. SchoflelJ. lot
30. square CT9. $10. Myrtle I.. Schofleld
conveys same property to Thomas H. Pick
Q street northwest, between First and Third
streets Roy H. Pickford et al. to Myrtle
U Scliofield. lot iXS. square 331. $10.
1107 N" street northwest Hettle A. R. Pools
et vlr. John, to John II. Clianey, lot 17,
square 313, $10 John H. Chaney conveys
same property to Thomas W. Power. $10.
Q street northweT. between F-ffteenth and
Sixteenth streets Franklin T. Sanner et al
to Mary E. Dull), lot 147. square 193. $10.
1IC0 E street northwest Katherine A. Baltz
et al. to Samuel H Styles, part original
lot 11. square 31. $10.
173$ and 173-t Sixteenth street northwest
Slary E. Dulin to Franklin T Sanner and
William A. Hill, lots 63 and . square
3143 Newport place northwest Iouis Aron-
stein to uotti- Clark, part lots 13 and 20.
square 6?. $10.
4S4 and 4K I-oulslana avenue northwest
Thomai II. I'lekford et ux to hamuel E.
Comwell. lot 34. square 4"0. 10.
4S4 and 4W Iy)ulslana aenue northwest-
Samuel E. Comwell to Abraham K. Bo
llcji. 'ot SI. sqdar 450. $10.
1SS Cinth street northwest Edward E. Tay
lor to Charlotte Dalley, lot I, square 36.
IK Fourth utrct northwest Frederick
Zeller to Pauline Zeller. lot 104. square
1110 and 111 Fourteenth tret northwcsl
James II. Coole to Frank Walter. lot 11.
square 31.". $10.
ISM and 133S V streri northwc"! Frank Wal
ter rt ux. to James II. Cole. lot 3i.
square 23C $10
I34J North Carolina avenue nort!ieanf"-Thomas
II Goethe to Margaret E. Mun'iy. lot CO.
square 1034. $10.
UK G street northean Richard E Palro et
al . trusters, to Helen W. Palro, part orls
Inal lot 1, squan- SSi $2,400.
723 Twelfth -treet nortiieart Arthur R. Grant
to Jennie E. Tucker lot 3T3. wiuare iCM $10.
M street northeast. Iictween Sixth and Sev
enth streets Mldilo'iRh Fhnn"n to Mau
rlT nnd Ida M Spencer, lot 333. square
MarIand ntenue nnrtlieast. between Turlftii
and Tlilrteenth streets Herman It Hnwi-n-stein
et m li Dennis F nd RHtle Mc
Carthy, lot 7. wjunrc 1003. $10
K street r.orllienst. between SIMh and P
enth strel Dennis I" Mct'srtliv et uv
to Herman IS Honrrutpln. lut 43. -quure
3d G street norlhe-jsi James II .".'Ic'iolson
et ux to Cato V Adamr. tlot 77, ivjiiare
CIS F street northeast James M Drjsdali
o Clayton U Emir, lot 232. i-quare MO. $10
Vlnlh trect northeast. Iietet:i R and f
streets Herman R How n sfln et nx. to
Re ton" It. Hamrlel.. lot 117. s'liiaro 31; ji,T
830 S-ieiilh strc! northeast M V.. Ten
et al. to Jnhn W. and Mer E Hunt. lo
23. squire Si. $10.
I0JI Seventh street northeast Auitist I.lnk
t u to Jessie P Davles. lot 131 square
17 Ke'.enth Mreet southwest Jennie M
mm to Continental Trust Coinpanj.
nquare 436. $10.
II street nouthwcsl. between Half and First
etreetr Henry d Matthews, trustee, to
John G. Gougb. original lot 4. cquare CI3.
Seventh rtt-eet southwest, between E and F
streets Thomas v. Hammond ct ux. to
Cora C. Brame. Sadie P. Cohen. .Bertha
Cohen and Malel R Cohen, lut M and part
lot U square 436. $10.
r ntreei southwest, between Seienth and
Elrhth streets Tero Cogswell et al. to
John M. and Jnhannah Roche, part original
lots 7 and 8. square 437. $10.
1304 Pcnnslanla avenue southeatt Samuel
E. O'Brien, administrator, to Mary T.
O'Brien, part original lot 12. tquare 1043.
Potomac avenue and M slicet southeast
John G. , Slater et ux. to Gertrude B. Hug-
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gles. part original lot 2, square.?;:. $10.
1374 G street southeast and addition to Con
cress Heighta-Stuart N, Rollins to Vlo-
lette A. Rolling lot C1r square 1043. and
lot"- 10. block 7. Addition to Congress
A" street southeast, between Fifteenth and
'Sixteenth streets Harry W, Shepherd et
aL "to Harry W. Shepherd, lot 31,- square
South .Carolina ax enue-southeast, between
Second and Third streets Herman R. How
enteln et ux to "uelle E. and Charles W.
Conner, lit 22. square 763, $10.
Petworth William's and Hattle W Tancre
to S. M Hinkle. lot 12. square 301 C. $10.
Ingleslde James A. Cabell et ux. to Alice P.
Crejke, lot 103. block IS. $10
Dobbin's Addition and Scheutzen Park Jacob
Gundershelroer et al to Charles Gunder
shelmer, lot 2S. block 4. Dobbin's Addition,
.and lot SO. block i. Scheutzcn Park. $10.
White Haven. St Philip and Jacob Annie
Schneider et lr, Heliry. to Carrie L. Jack
son, lots 33 and X, square 141". $10.
ClIKbourne Paul Mitchell et ak. trustees,
to Charles E Trlhby. lot 28. b!oc.k S. $6,400.
43$ Lainont street northwest James F. Bren
nan to Floreni-e "Walter. lot 2S. tijuare 3043
(Whitney Close). $10.
Holmead Estate-William Gadsby to Chris
tina A Gadib). lot 73. $10.
FalrUew Heights Catherine I. Beale to J.
Forbes Beale. lot 23. block 3. S3.
White Haen. St. Philip and Jaccb Joseph
O'Connor to Joseph R. I.jddanc. lot 13,
square 1117 310
Hlehlew Margjret I Hunt to Bertram C.
and Nettle G Wheeler, lot 40. block 11. $10.
Pleasant Plain Harry Wardman et al. to
Samuel K and Raye S. Upperman. lot 163.
sauare 25S. $10
'.Dobbins' Addition Roberta
'Charles II . to Samuel t
Clark ct ir.
Clark, lot 40.
Knuare 23D. $10.
rctworth Eunice Murray et lr. Alexander
pimples, redness, roughness
and irritation, your scalp from
dandruff, itching and loss of hair,
your hands from redness, rough
ness and chapping, by using
constantly, and Cuticura Ointment
occasionally. They promote and
maintain the purity and beauty of
the complexion, hands and hair un
der 'all conditions, and render the
use of other toilet preparations a
needless waste of time and money.
Besides, in purity, delicacy and re
freshing fragrance they meet every
requirement of the refined and fas
tidious. Generous sample post-free.
Although sold cvayvrhac, you need not buy them until yoa
try Ihem. For sample of each" with 32-page Skin Book,
address "Cuticura," Dept. 17, Boston.
George JE. -Hamilton, At Riggs Place and.NewHampshiie venne.v. y
G.. to Mary A, Haney, lot "2, square 71.
Columbia Heights Aura I, Middlekauit to
Caroline II.'Rueth, lot 33, square 2S41. $10.
Columbia Heights Aura I. Mlddlekaun to
Daisy T. Johnson, t 34. square 3SI1. $10.
City View Heightn William A. Clark ct ux.
to the Itavciuwood Company, lotal to 3
and 31, square, 4U1. lots 1 to 113. block 4443:
lots 1 to 13, block 4446: lots 5 to 14, block
44(9; lots 1 to 72. block 4470. lots 1 to 30.
32 to 35- 33.. 46. to SS. Ct to 103. 1CS. 112. 113.
113 to 152. block 4171; lota 1 to IS. 20, 21. K
to 46. 43 to 31. 68 to 67. 71. 73 t ill. SJ t
IS. block 4472: lots 1 to 51. 3 to 33. 7. CO to
62. CS. 63 to 76. and SI, square 4473; lots 1 to
IS, 17 to 21, 23 to 61, 06. 63 to 71. 76 to 32.
square 4474; lota 1 to 11, square 41S8: lot
I, square 41S3. and lot 1. square 4131. $10.
Mount Pleasant Harry Wardman et al. to
Lroy C Schantz, lota SO and 81. square
Mount Pleasant Henry II. Byrne --t ux. to
Delia M. Kenealy. lot 433. $10. Delia M.
Kenealy conve same property to Joanna
II. Byrne. $10.
Roaedale and Isherwood Miranda B. Tul
loch to John W. Brawner, lots 3 to 10. block
Long Meadows John G. Slater et ux to Ger
trude S. RugKles. lot 232. block 27. 110.
Same to W. R. Ruggles lot 231. block 27. $19.
Ivy Cltv John W. Lwis et .M . trmles.
to Arthur Reeder. part lit 33 Merit 7. $175.
Bloomlngdale Robert S Wht ey to I.ucllx
Whaler, lot 1(0. square . $10.
Richmond Park John U Ilrunett et ill . trus
tees, to Hermann E Burgess, lot 10. squar?
13C. $6,4V). Herman E Burgeis ct ux. con
es same property to Henry Schneider. $10.
Mount Airy and Friendship Harry J Jack
ecn. trustee, to Anna 31 Moore, lots 5 and
7, block 2. $10.
Friendship and Mount Aalrj Anna M Moore
to Herman E. Burgrd". loti 17 to 21, block
Villa Park-Clara A. Manlen ct vlr Edwin
Your Skin from
R.. to Ora O'Brien, lot 23. square 4236. $373.
North Addition to Chi Mum Castle Heights
Washington Land and Mortgage Company
"to Samuel .E. Underfill!, lota 41 and 42.
' square 3733, 472.30.
Barry Farm Thomas' Walker et al., trustees.
-. to Arthur Dorsey. part lot '13, section 7,
Villa Park Clara. A. Marten et ir. Edwin
R.. to F. P. Babcock, lo? 11. square 4235;
lots 14 and 15. square 4232. $1,119.
Chevy Chase Grove Fulton R. Gordon et ux.
to Serena Haygood. lot 4. square 2C23, $10.
Addition to Congress Heights Augustine
Stewart et ux. to Thomas A. Padgett. lot
3. Miuare C0C3. $10.
Connecticut Avenue Highlands Connecticut
Avenue Highlands Company to Ixulse
Mack, let 11. square 2S. 310.
Ilrookland Ella Reese to David Hutcheson.
lot 16. block 22. $10.
Kosciusko Place Joseph Walker et al. to
Charles R. Willett. lot 6. block 6. $10.
Chlllum Castle Heights Washington Land
and Mortgage Company to Louise Glass, lot
121, square 53S4. $300.
Taft to Send Flowers
For Maine Monument
AmoiiR the floral 'decorations which
will gxaco the monument to those who
died when the "Maine was mined will be
two wreaths from President Taft. Or
ders were ftlven yesterday that when
the services aie held at Arlington cemc
ctery February 13 the wreaths shall U?
placed on the anchor of the destroyed
j "The Best Buy in Washington"
I Drive Through the
V Villa Section m
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I THOMAS J. FISHER & CO., Inc.
General Sales Agent
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II American security and Trust Co. JJJ r
Amos H. Plumb, Trustees I r
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IN BRADLEY RILLS
Rear Estate Trust Company
Builds Old English House in
TheSeal Estate Trust Company has
completed lhe erection of a third house
In Bradley Hill, three others belnir In
process of construction. In building the
houses, a dltTerept style of architecture
has been used In each instance, instead
of adhering to one plan as is sometimes
the case In subdivisions. The house
just completed, for instance, is built
on the old English plan. The two that
have already been completed followed
the modernized English and the Dutch
colonial ideas, and the next one to be
completed Is being built on strictly co
The. new house laces on Bradley Hills
Drive. It contains eleven rooms and
two baths, and although situated far
from the heart of, the city, has every
convenience of the city' home, such as
electricity, gas and hot water heating.
Stone and stucco, with wood trimmings,
are the exterior construction materials.
Knickerbocker Boyd, of Philadelphia,
is the architect, and Milton TV. Young,
of Philadelphia, the contractor.
Is Started in Chicago
CHICAGO, Feb. L The beautincatlon
of the Midway, scene of the oriental
exhibits in the World's Fair of 1893, has
begun. Lorado Taft, the sculptor, to
day received, his commission from the
board of trustees of the Art Institute
to begin work on "The Fountain of
Taft will take Ave years to complete
the work. The cost will be J130.000. The
group will represent Father Time, a
thirty-foot figure, standing on high and
surveying the motley ground of human
ity passing before him.
Disastrous Blaze in
HUNTINGTON. TV. Va.. Feb. 1. Fire,'
which the police believe to have been ot
incendiary origin, was discovered in
the business district here at an early
hour this momlng, causing a loss esti
mated at ?S3,000, only partly covered
by insurance. -
The principal losers were the Paul
Dober Clothing Company and tho Manu
facturers' Outlet Company.
One of the most attractive residences
erected in Massachusetts avenue ex
tended is that of Mrs. Kate TV. Bab
cock, widow of former Congressman
Babcock of Wisconsin, at the' north
west corner of Massachusetts avenue
and Thirty-fourth street northwest
The exterior of the house Is now about
complete, but it will be some months
before the interior will be completely
Tne Italian villa style of architec
ture has been closely adhered to by
Arthur Heatcn. the architect. Tho
main house is Hfty-threo by thirty feet.
du mere ta a rear wing teaaing to me
carriage drive and an automobile gar
age in the real, all of which are built
on the plan of. the main house.
The flrstllcur Is devoted entirely to
an entrance hall, a reception hall, mu
sic room, and dining room. The en
trance hall will be particularly attrac
tive with its caultcd celling and oak
pannels. Oak. and white are also used
in the other rooms In the main floor.
The grounds surrounding the house
are specious. They were purchased
from JXhomas J. isner & Co., devel
opers of Massachusetts avenue extend
ed, and are large enough to afford an
opportunity for carrying out'the Italian
villa style in the gardens as well as the
house Itself. The house and its ad
juncts are valued at about $35,900.
James L. Parsons I the builder.
Will Train Middies
As Dinner Orators
ANNAPOLIS, Feb. 1. None of the
next generation of naval officers will
hesitate and stammer when, as a bat
tleship's commander, he Is called upon.
to thanK tne delegation wmen nas
presented a silver service to the ves
sel which bears the name of its State,
or when replying to the toast, "The
Navy," or "Sweethearts and Wives."
for the course in postprandial ora
tory "Which has been established by
order of Superintendent Gibbons is
expected to- turn out a class of fluent
and eloquent speakers.
Beginning; next Wednesday, the first
classmen In each company will by
turns dine separately in the smoking
room, of Bancroft Hall and will be
called upon to respond to toasts pro
posed by a member of the English de
partment. Four subjects will be given
in advance, but a midshipman will not
know to which one he will be called
upon to respond. The dinners, with
oratorical adjuncts, will continue dur
ing the term, and it is expected that
each midshipman will have at least
one opportunity to show his abillty.as
an after-dinner speaker.
Every Woman's Complexion
is bound to show" whether or not
If the complexion, is muddy, the skin sallow; if pimples.errfdH
blemishes appear it is then attention must be given to improve
the. bodily 'condition. There is one safe and simple way.
Clear the system and purifv the blood with a few doses of
This well known vegetable family remedy is famous forits power
to improve the action of the organs of digestion and elimination,
Tlsey will regulate the bowels, stimulate the liver, tone the
stomach and you-will know what it is to be free from troubles,
from headaches, backaches, lassitude, and extreme nervousness.
They vil! make you feel healthier and stronger in every way.
By clearing your system of poisonous waste Beccham's Pills
will have good effeefcupon yonr looks these they"
Will Beautify and Improve
Tfc direction with every bx arc of
Within the next week s,tone polisher
will have finished their work onthi
front of the handsome new residence c-1
George E. Hamilton, at- the northwest
corner of New Hampshire avenue and
Rlggs place northwest, and 'Uieheie,
which cost approximately $3G, VrH
then be ready fofoccupancy. -
The lot Is almost triangular in shape,
fronting hut seventeen feetK on Net
Hampshire, but brotvlng wider until tht
width at the rear is more than 'flftj
feet The frontage- on .Rlggs place Ii
seventy-one feeu The architect, poa
E. Dessez, was therefore presented wjib
a peculiar situation, and his success hat
been remarkable, as every 'feature ot
the building- has an Individuality; of sltt
own. John H. Nolan "is the contractu
for both interior and exterior. -
The entrance .Is from the 'corner.
through a handsome outer vestibule
with marble tile floor and granite
stpes. Within, there Is another ves
tibule, which leads into a, circular re
ception hall. On. the right .of this
hall Is the drawing- room, and .on the
left is the library, forty .feet ions
and twenty feet wide, and opening .
onto a balcony at the 'rear.
The reception halls open on therear
rinto the stair halls, which lea into
the main dining room.
All the woodwork on this floor is
Wisconsin white wood; Ose- of 'the
most attractive rooms In the bouse
is .the dining room, which is .papered
with a wine-colored Japanese, gnu
paper. The walls in the other room
are done in painted canvas. -,,
On the" second floor Is a sitting room,
which ooens Into the guests' suite, fac
ing New Hampshire avenue.'. ' On thU
noor. also, are nve outer oea cnamoen
and three baths. The front .part of the
third floor is devoted to roaster--bed
chambers and a sewing room, and the
rear part to servants' chambers. A
peculiar feature of construction. here
is that there is no connection" between
the two parts of the. house, and. serv
ants" in order to get to. the froBtart
of the third floor from the rear part,
must go down to the first floor and up.
In the cellar are a hilllard room,
boiler room, man's rom. with bath:, two
storage rooms, the kitchen, servants'
dining room, and laundry..
Club to Give Tea.
At the Comstock studio, 133 F streel
northwest, the College Women's. Qui
will hold its weekly tea Monday after
noon. Mrs. Isidore Bermann will be
hostess and Dr. Abram Simon wild 3
the speaker of the afternoon. -
she is in good physical condltMo
ipri Tb sad Ti nTtmr to
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coming motherhood, should neglect
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lug child depends largely upon the
care she bestows upon herself dor
fug the waiting months. Mother's
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than that she - .
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