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THE WASHINGTON TIMES. SATURDAY,' JUNE 28. 1919.
FIND READY SALE IN REALTY MARKET
NOW IN FULL BLAST
Reconstruction movements, now In
full swing in every State, cover every
conceivable angle of the problem of
Setting the nation back into peace
time form, according to a survey bo
sun soon after the armistice by the
Xational Council for Defense,
Governors, mayors. State legisla
tures, churches. Boy Scouts, chambers
of commerce, volunteer workers and
civic bodies are co-operating in plans
to insure a square deal for demobi
lized soldiers and get the factories
No State failed to figure in the sur
vey. Alaska, too, is helping, by offering
to place 3,000 demobilized soldiers in
jobs as teichers, clerks, and watch
men. Get Men Back To Farms.
Most projects aim at getting soldiers
on the land as farmers and helpers.
For this work the Colorado legisla
ture appropriated $725,000, to be
spread over a period of twenty years.
An appropriation of J5.000.000 is
provided for loans to demobilized sol
diers in a bill introduced into the
Denver is one of several cities now
in the midst of campaigns to "own-your-own-home"
and help reopening
of building activities.
One form of reconstruction work
connected with Americanization proj
ects is exebipliflicd in New Bedford.
Ji'aas., where cotton millers organ
ized to teach English to all foreign
residents. Boy Scouts are planning
Michigan and Ohio were among the
first of the many States that called
reconstruction congresses. "Women
are represented equally with men on
a reconstruction board appointed by
the governor of Michigan.
N. T. Stnrted Findlnsr Jobs.
Job canvassing for returning dough
"boys was begun early in New York
city, when merchant's associations
(combined to canvass all manufactur
ers and list openings.
Oregon's legislature, as one of
many after-the-war measures, passed
a bill prohibiting the use, not only
in public, but in private schools as
'"well, of any language except English
In general instruction. The bill, how
l ever, is not Intended to prevent the
teaching of any needed foreign lan
guag Pennsylvania's legislature appropria
ted $50,000,000 for road building to
make work for unemployed. Erie,
Pa., undertook a building stimulation
campaign, and in Philadelphia a post
er movement was begun to warn
against selling of War Savings
stamps below their face value.
Brokers, it was found, were encour
aging such sales.
The Memphis (Tenn.) Chamber of
Commerce voted fl.SOO to be used in
a campaign to get Jobs for soldiers.
"Vocational education for crippled
soldiers is being undertaken as a
public measure in many States, in
cluding Michjgan, where all public
machinery in behind a Statewide can
vass to find jobs that crippled sol
diers can fill and to list them.
In California, 5,000 community
councils have been organized to hunt
jobs for soldiers.
Seven hundred persons joined a club
to stimulate foreign trade organized'
by the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce.
Hall of the Ancients Sold to
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J. F. MAURY SELLS
John F. Maury, with real estate of
fices In the Munsey Building, sold
over ?100,000 worth of high-class
residential property during the past
Leading the list was the sale of the
attractlvo tapestry brick home at
2308 Tracy place, which was sold for
James Derrittcc to an out-of-town
buyer whose name was withheld. The
property sold for $35,000. It is three
stories in height and contains four-
Interesting landmark at Thirteenth street and New York ave
nue, formerly used as salesroom for statuary, reported purchased
last week, will be converted into business house.
J. LEO KOLB LEASES
J. Leo Kolb has leased the fireproof
building at 3306 P street, in George
town, to the National Plating Conf
pany. of Delaware.
A subsidiary plant of this company
will soon be opened for the refining
of metal, nickel and brassware The
plant will give employment to a num
ber of people.
Assurance of ample shipping facili
ties between the United States and
the Latin-American republics Is the
chief factor in the optimistic out
look for broad trade development
between the Americas, according to
a statement issued by the Pan-American
Commerce between this country
and the twenty-one principal Latin
American republics increased 133 per
cent in the four years between 1914
to 1918, the statement declares, and
the next fiscal year will witness
the greatest increase of all. Ever
since the beginning of the war there
has been an extraordinary growth
in Pan-American commerce, due
largely to war conditions, the state
ment points out.
Bic Value of Goods.
The value of commerce exchanged
between this country and the re
publics amounted to $750,000,000 in
the fiscal year immediately preceding
the war. Last yoar these figures
had climbed to $1,750,000,000, a gain
of one billion dollars.
As a result of the recent Pan
American commercial conference
held here, American business men
are In a position to know the truth
about trade opportunities in the
southern republics Views were inter
changed and the delegates. Including
hundreds of American shippers, and
manufacturers, obtained from the
South American visitors an idea as to
what kind of goods are in greatest
Chairman Hurley's assurance that
the shipping board is prepared to
give attention to all the needs of
Pan-American shipping, has given
the p.innrters and imnorters confi
dence that trade expansion will not
be handicapped by a shortage of
Plan for Extension.
"Plans arc now under way," the
statement adds. "looking to the
further progress of Pan-American
commerce. Among these are con
tpmnlated railway and highway con
struction In many parts of Latin
America. This will aid In the de
velopment of the vast resources of
these countries and Increase their
Pan-American Union officials be
lieve the airplane will aid in the
development of trade. Steps have al
ready been taken, it is understood, to
establish aerial mail service between
the United States and Cuba, and
thence on the coast of South
imsrira. Both the Postoffice De
partment and private business inter
ests are interested in mo luuuimein.
of this project.
LEADING REAL ESTATE DEALERS
John F. Donohoe & Sons,
Real Krtate and Insurance
314 Pennsylvania Ave. S. E.
12 Minute from the Washington
Robert Marnhnll, Pre.
408-10 Dist. Natl. Bank Bldg.
Phone Main 4C21
Gasch & Birge
1326 N. Y. Ave. Main 5130
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Don't Overlook These Good Buys
Rhode Island Ave.
10 room. Irath
Florida Ave., Near R St
0 rooms, 2 but hi
North of Dupont Circle
On 19th Ktirt
10 rooms, 2 baths
Slram heat, rlwtric
IIkuvp 23 frrt wide
I'osoeshion October 1
Near 18th and S
11 rooms, 3 baths
Ilot-natcr heat, electric liRlit
Prospect street, near 34th
7 rooms, bath
$3,500 Kasy Uvrons
Near 1 street
9 rooms and hath on 2 floor
Between O and 1 streets
7 rooms, lmtli
Sleeping porch, Harden
$1,000 $1,500 cash required
Near Dupont Circle
Mone front, 3 stnrj
12 rooms, 2 baths
HardvxxicJ floors, double garage
Electric light, hot-water heat
Fairmont Street, Near 11th
C rooms, bath
I a marc, Ras
I Street N. W.
Between North Capitol nnd lit
R rrnrai, bath
To Refined Colored
T street, near corner 16th
S rooms, bath
Kenyon St., Near 11th
fi rooms, lnith
Mot desirable section
Detached Corner House TT
IMivenport street, near Wisconsin
7 rooms, bath
Wired for electricity
$4,500 hnj terms
Near Georgia Ave.
0 rooms, hnth
Hot -miter heat
To Refined Colored
9th street, north of M
3-story brlcU, 9 rooms, hath
To Refined Colored
1 idler slreetj near 15th
0 rooms, reception hall, hath.
llot-unter licnt, porches
Near Georgia Ave.
ft rooms, bath
Wn have man other desirable
propertleti. Let onr salesman call
to kea on,
Tlorida, menuc, near 1st street
fi rooms, bath
Florida Ave., Near 13th
0 rooms, bath
10 rooms, b:ih
All modern Improvements
We hare many other desirable
properties. Let onr salesman call
to see j on.
teen rooms and four baths.
The same purchaser also bought
three lots in the rear of this home
upon which to construct attractive
formal gardens and a largo jjarage.
These lots were bought by Mr. Maury
for the purchaser from James Parsons
for a price of $20,000. The lota are
each fifty feet wide. The sale was
made In connection with. John "W.
Thompson & Co.
The nine-room house at 400 Ray
mond street. Chevy Chase, Md., was
sold to Carl Bloomquist by Katie B.
Turner for $10,000. Norrls H. Merrill
bought the home of Samuel O. Parker,
at 1717 Newton street for $5,250. This
house contains six rooms and bath.
The six-room home of Mrs, ElUabeth
Parker, at 1719 Newton street was
sold to Janle Lehman for $5,250.
Mr. Maury also sold two very at
tractive homes on Grafton street in
Chevy Chase, Md. The home at 8
Grafton street was bought by Thomas
Francis from Charles Brayton for
This house contains ten rooms and
three baths. The home of Major
George F. Hobson at 14 Grafton street
was bought by Virginia C. Ward, for
$10,500. This house contains nine
rooms and bath and has a garage in
the rer. The rear lots of both
houses adjoin the Kirkside golf
BAJVK HOMES NKAIt COMPLETION.
The new Merchants' Bank building
at 1405 G street is Vapidly ncaring
completion and the banking Institu
tion expects to be able to move to the
now location within the next few
weeks. The present quarters of the
bank are at 1414 F street.
The bank, of which Peter A. Drury
is president, outgrew its present
quarters some time ago, and the new
building was necessary to meet its
LET CONTRACT FOR
Contracts were awarded last "week
by Robert Marshall, president of the
Washington Suburban Realty Com
pany, owners of "Cheverley," for the
grading and paving of Norman ave
nuo, the main boulevard through this
The specifications call for a sixty
foot roadway, paved with concrete in
the center to a width of eighteen
feet Space is allowed for a wide
park with a grove of trees and for
five-foot sidewalks on both sides. The
roadway will be over one mile long.
An attractive gateway will bo
built of hollow tile at the entrance
to the addition immediately upon the
completion of the road. Construction
gangs are now at work clearing the
roots of trees from all of the streets
and avenues in the subdivision.
THE YOUNG LADIES' SHOP
LEASES NEW STOREROOM
Spokln & Greenberg, proprietors of
the Young Ladles' Shop, have secured -a
long-time lease on the property at
1113 G street, and will remove their '
store to the new building about Sep- -'
The shop is located at present at -1217
G street. Some alterations will
be made In the new building before
possession is taken. "
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DREAMS COME TRUE
Inherently we are all home builders young and old alike have built their
dream homes over and over again ever since early childhood.
Have we not all been builders of houses and homes and castles? From the.
time when Santa Claus brought us our first set of building blocks we did not tire
easily. We would start and build until our blocks came tumbling down and we
would have to start all over again.
As we grew older we would put up stone
cabins or castles in field and forest, and our
snow and ice palaces, and fortifications.
Later, have we not all of us fashioned our
ws?E&-r-Ty3 ea nomes in our day dreams? Our "Castles
in the Air" have they remained Castles m the
Air or tumbled down dream palaces? And
why? Because we have feared to make them
real we have lacked faith confidence in our
selves and work and because faith without
work is dead we have not succeeded our
dreams have not come true our homes and
mansions and castles have remained but dreams.
We Can if We Think We Can!
Let us materialize our thoughts and our
dreams. We can substitute bricks and timber
for alphabet blocks and MAKE OUR
DREAMS COME TRUENOW!
You Can If You Think You Can
We Can Help You Do 5t
Now With Our New and
Liberal Building Plan
You Can Do It HOW Not Tomorrow
Not some more convenient season like
our wasted yesterdays.
We have many homes that are already
yours if you want them and say the word.
Don't Add the Day to
Wasted Yesterdays !
Our Home Offerings in Chevy Chase,
D. C, may be had at exceptionally low prices.
Prices on these homes illustrated here upon
L. G. SCHROEDER
District National Bank Building
Telephones Franklin 520 and 521
THE F. H. SMITH COMPANY
815 15th Street N. W.
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