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THE WASHINGTON TIMES, SATURDAY,' JUNE 28, 1919.
INCREASES DEMAND FOR OUTLYING SITES
Artistic ideals are being observed
throughout the country in the "Own
Your Home" campaign now in prog
ress, according to reports from many
cities. Wherever clues have conduct
ed organized work to stimulate the
construction of houses, evidence has
been abundant that interest in beauty
as well as utility governs the work of
.providing shelter for growing popu
lations. "While the plan of the American
Federation of Arts to make a tour of
the country for the purpose of im
proving the public taste by the ex
hibition of picthres and statuary Is
praiseworthy, the application of art to
everyday affairs must be made con
crete, it is pointed out, if It is to
have a speedy effect. Fpr this reason
exhibitions of -wall paper, rugs, cur
tains, artistic in design, have been
provided in connection with a num
ber of the local campaigns. Models
showing varieties in architecture and
grouping of houses, with a view to
best general effect, also have been
Landscape architecture has its part
in the plans projected in most cities.
The development of the garden as
part of the home idea is extended to
its community relationship wher
ever possible so that In the wholesale
home-building cities Beautiful may be
GERMAN I F1GH
NEW YORK PARK WILL NOT
BE NAMED FOR PERSHING
General Pershing is not to have a
park in New York named after him,
or at least he is not to have the honor
of having the former site of the old
Grand Union Hotel at Park avenue
and Forty-second street bear ols
name. The board of estimate has
approved a report of the finance and
budget committee disapproving of the
transfer of this site from the public
service commission to the park de
partment. The report of the finance commit
tee stated that while the designation
of this site as a public park to be
named in honor of General Pershing
was a fitting and proper thing to do,
no provision of the rapid transit act
nad been found that would permit
any such use of the property.
BRITISH MASONS HONOR
LONDON. June 28. German busi
ness is preparing to accept the chal
lenge of European and American in
dustry to a commercial battle for the
world's markets, the moment peace is
signed, according to information here.
Two great rival German manufac
turers associations united recently in
the "Imperial Association ,of German
Industries" to "concentrate all forces
of German economic life."
Before the war South America was
one of Germany's most profitable mar
kets, and it is expected the Germans
will try to win back what they have
Plan "Peaceful Penetration."
German chemical firms are planmutr
a campaign 6t "peaceful penetration"
to regain part of the monopoly they
enjoyed previous to 1914. The chemi
cal committee of the German de
mobilization office and ministry of
agriculture has arranged a 1919 pro
gram for production of 70 per cent
of the normal output of fertilizers.
Since the blockade stopped German
exportation, America and the allied
countries of Europe have been com
pelled to build up giant chemical in
dustries of their own, and these
sources are now successfully supply
ing Germany's foaner customers.
From the desert regions of Arizona
and the mountainous rhn of the Im
perial Valley of California, American
companies are drawing large quanti
ties of potash and other chemicals
equally as good as Germany's. Many
of these deposits have been discovered
and exploited entirely as a result of
the withdrawal of German products
neeaea Dy American industry.
German factories are feverishly
hurrying back to a peace basis. Krupps
plants are already turning out. ma
chinery which is being sold in Hol
land for a price with which Dutch
manufacturers cannot compete. Ad
vices from The Hague declare the ma
chinery is disposed of below actual
cost of production.
Throughout the war German plants
maintained their production of iron
and steel goods at peace figure?
despite the loss in Imports of ores,
according to the Anglo-American
Several new German foreign trading
companies export and Import have
been organized recently.
Hamburg business men, it Is report
ed here, believe that the loss of the
txerman merchant marine may mean
for Germany virtual loss of her world
Picturesque Suburban Homes Surrounding Nation's Capital
LONDON, June 28. John VT. Davis,
ambassador to Great Britain, has
been appointed senior warden of the
irjzsa Joac? or .England, Free
masons at & session held In Albert
Hall. This honor, unique for a.
ereisnerr xrxa conferred upon Am
bassador Davis by the Duke of Con
nsught, grand master of the lodge.
Ten tfroosaad persona attended the
Twenty American grand lodges
wcro represented at the meeting:
Among' the Americana In attendance
were Bobert C Twvis and Raymond
Daniel, representing the State of
WAR MEMORIALS TO BE
OF BENEFIT TO LIVING
Since "war memorials were first dia
rauwed, after the signing of the arm
istice, the Municipal Art Society of
New Tork city has been carrying on
a campaign to protect the country
against monuments and statues that
offend lovers of what is beautiful and
appropriate. Various bulletins have
been sent out, and emphasis is placed
on the fact that the most fitting
tribute to the heroic dead is not nec
essarily a monument of granite or mar
ble, but a utilitarian structure that
may benefit the living.
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"WILLIAM H. SAUNDERS proved
the silver-tongued realtor at Atlantic
City when extolling the beauties of
BOYS ID. HOME
CLARENCE WELCH, of the office
force of Shannon & Luchs, is confined
to his home with an attack of ton-
ROBERT LIVINGSTON McKEEVER
announces that he has sold all his
Fords and his new Liberty, tooT
HARTUNG & GIBBONS opened their
new offices in the Southern building
Tuesday. Good luck!
B. HOUSTON McCENET of the John
W. Thompson company is in New York
on a business trip.
CLARENCE DONOHOE was caught
in the thunderstorm yesterday after
noon ten miles from the city with the
top of his car downl
ROBERT MARSHALL'S Cheverly is
the scene of great activity with road
builders and construction gangs en
gaged in completing the addition's
The Cook property, a thirty-acre
tract on the Giesboro road, overlook
ing the Potomac river and opposite
Alexandria, was sold last week to
Robert N. Eggleston for $32,500. The
property- Is Improved 'with a nine
The sale was made through the real
estate office of O. B. Zantzinger, M.
E. Morgan, sales manager, reporting
Mr. Eggleston is now making ex
tensive Improvements on the property
and plans to convert the estate into
one of the most beautiful country es
states around Washington. He will
later occupy the place as his home.
BANK ROBBERS ESCAPE
WITH BODY OF DEAD PAL
HARRY V. BOUIC Is tired of coun
try life and la coming back to the
POPULAR IN SOCIETY
LEAVES GOVERNMENT TO
ENTER PHILLIPS COMPANY
T. G. Holmes, recently discharged
from further service with the Gov
ernment, has again assumed his
former work as chief salesman for
William S. Phillips & Co.
Mr. Holmes has been employed by
the United States Shipping Board and
has traveled extensively for the Gov
ernment through France. Austria,
Italy, and other European points. He
s well known among the real estate
fraternity of Washington.
A special course of farm training
for discharged soldiers. Bnllni- h
marines is to be given, during the
uiuuw 01 j my, Dy rne school of Agri-
tunurc oi me Maryland State Col
lege. This course will be free to all
discharged service men from Mary
land and the District of Columbia.
Assuming that those who will tav.
the course will come with little or
no farm experience, the course has
been arragned to give the maximum
of Instruction and practice in a brief
Opportunity will be jriven for t
study of farm machinery and tools,
farm crops, soils management, fruit
and vegetable growing, live stock
management, poultry, and dairying.
It was learned, officials of the De
partment of the Interior state, that
there are several hundred discharged
men in the District who are planning
to live In the country, and that near
ly all of them will need farm tran
ing. District men who decide to take
the course can live at home, going
to and from the college dally. College
Park is only eight miles from Wash
ington, electric cars from Washing
ton passing the station every thirty
minutes. The fare is J5.49 for twenty
six round trips. Either the Berwyn
or Laurel car can be taken. For those
who wish to live at the college, board
and room will be furnished for $1 a
Information regarding the course
can be secured from Prof. P. W. Zim
merman, dean of the School of Agri
culture. College Park, Md.
LONDON, June 28. Fifth avenue
needs must sit uo and think. Its air
of aloof distinction, bred of the fact
that Paris domination slackened
under the restraint of Big Bertha and
was restrictions, is threatened.
Fifth avenue, perhaps, has come to
plume Its fine feathers with pride
over the tales of British adoption of
American styles. But London and
Paris are becoming leagued in a
closer union, and It behooves the art
ists In seductive publicity who abide
the length of the smooth and traffic
encumbered avenue to think up some
thing good also quickly.
Sir Woodman Burbrldge, managing
director of "Harrods," holds high
cards for the present.
"We hope soon," ays Sir Woodman,
"to take an order in London in the
morning for a Paris hat or gown, fly
over to Paris for it and deliver it to
the customer in the afternoon."
Nor is this all. The great store Is
establishing an air service to Paris
which this month (May) will send fif
teen of the firm's buyers Parlsward
in a single day, and these fifteen will
return to London via the Handley
Page route that same evening, hav
ing spent nobody knows how many
"We shall run a regular service,"
Sir Woodman Burbrldge predicts,
"not only for sending buyers to and
fro, but for fetching hats, gowns and
any other articles that are urgently
wanted. We Bhall shop in Paris for
our customers, and bring the French
capital's resources within a couple of
hours of our counters here.
"Other developments will shortly be
a regular passenger service for our
customers. There will be few places
In the United Kingdom or on the Con
tinent to which we shall not be able
to offer air passage soon."
Lily pond in the Charles J. Bell garden
at Twin Oaks, on Woodley lane.
Thrift Stamps are caterpillars.
When they hnve ?rovn to nlxteen in
number, a fevr rent roctnroorpbonpii
fliMOT, In lilf Mtm linffrflv of m
j War Sarins Stamp.
Thomas Hampton, of Washington,
has purchased a valuable tract of land
In northwest Baltimore, known as
Rose Hill, on Old Pimllco road. The
property comprises forty-five acres
and is In fee simple, the consideration
being about 580,000.
It Is proposed to build about 400
houses and a large number will be
ready for occupancy by falL The Im
provements, including the buildings,
will cost approximately $2,000,000.
A feature of the development will
be a reservation for a playground for
Society women have been going the
men one better, F. T. Stone of this
city, chairman of the legislative com
mittee of the Retail Druggists' As
sociation, told the Senate Judiciary
Committee yesterday, and are stock
ing up on bay rum, cologne and other
toilet waters before the fatal July 1.
It leaked out at the hearings on
the prohibition enforcement legisla
tion that "society jags" are a com
mon variety among the users of co
"If Congress authorizes that lavels
showing the amount of alcohol be
placed on bottles of bay rum and
toilet waters," said Mr. Stone, "more
women and men than ever will be
rushing to stock up with, them."
He urged an amendment relieving
druggists from placing such labels
on the bottles.
BENTON, 111., June 23. Five rob
bers held up the officers of the Mid
dle Fork mine, two miles east of here.
and after wounding three employes of
the company, escaped with 541,000.
One of the thieves was shot and
killed as he ran from the office. Bis
companions carried the body to a
waiting automobile and made their
It Is much more fun to watch yoar
money srow than to watch it go.
Bay W. S. S. -
Wouldn't yon pay a quarter to buy
your child a virtue? Buy a Thrift
Stamp today and start him la the
trays of intelligent economy.
W. C. & A. N. Miller
6 rooms, 2 baths.
Hot-water heat, open fire
place, wide frontage, back
yard to paved alley, adjoining
2d and Varnum Sts.
Salesman on premises.
Moderate price and terms.
Howard & Hines
734 15th St N. W.
It WiU Surely Be Worth While To Inspect
New Chevy Chase Homes
Location, Highest Point in District of Columbia
41st arid Keokuk Streets
(Two Squares West of Connecticut Ave.)
TWENTY HOUSES ALREADY SOLD
Houses of Practical Arrangement, Artistic Effect and Conveniently Planned
Real Estate Editor. Washington Times-
ConMilcrlnur the purchase of property I
woull like lepal advice on the relative
merits of boyinp In my own name. In my
wife's name or In our joint name Can you
tf 11 me what the effect of these three kinds
of ownership Is and what the rights of
oom parties are under them 7 H. r. M.
Property held In your own name la
liable for sale to meet your obllga
tlons. subject only to your wife's
dower Interest. Propertly held In
yuor wife's name la not liable for
sale to meet your personal obliga
tions. You have an. Interest in It at
her death, but her heirs likewise
share in it. Property held in your
Joint names la held in entirety, and
at the death of either party title
passes to the surviving heir. The
frreater amount of property pur
chased by families for a home or as
an Investment is probably held in the
Joint names of husband and wife.
Read the Future;
Big Living Room
Big Dining Room
Big Outside Pantry
Big (Four) Bedrooms
Open Daily and Sunday
, Six Closets
Electricity Floor Plugs
Handsome Mantel and Fireplace
Easy Terms of Purchase
BOSS & PHELPS, Inc.
1406 H STREET N. W.
Real Kutate Editor, Washington Times:
I hold the lease on an apartment In a
four-room flat and write on behalf of the
other three tenants as well as myself The
flat we are living In has been sold and the
landlord has served notice on all of us to
move as the new owner deilres to remodel
th building: before ilnaln rntinn It. Our
leases still have several months to run but
there Is a clause In them stating that they
shall be null and void If the property Is
sold Is there any way we can retain
pot-session until the expiration of our
leases. MRS. U II. M.
Under the Saulsbury act you can
retain possession. The only way you
could be ejected would be in tho case
of the building having been sold to
a person who necessarily requited it
for his own or his family's occupancy.
As the apartment you speak of was
undoubtedly bought as an investment,
this does not apply, and you can re
tain possession during: the existency
of the .Saulsbury act as long as you
continue to pay rent and abide by
the reasonable terras of the lease.
Questions conrernlnc realty, and
rights of landlords and tenants will be
cheerfully answered, without cost, bv
the Ileal Estate Editor of The Times.
It Is not our Intention to tal:e the place
of your lawyer. If from the statement
cf your case we believe you should have
personal legal advice, you will be
frankly so advised If there are any
doubts In your mind concerning leases,
purchases, estates, or any similar mat
ter you are Invited to send a COM
PLETE statement of your problem to
us Address your letter to Real Es
tate Editor, The Washington Times.
Your name and address must be signed
as an evidence of good faith, but wo
will not print It, If you so specify
Regret not the Past!
Our Advice to Investors:
We early advised the purchase of homes.
We later advised the purchase of business properties.
The first is now an old story.
The story of the second is just
A new story is about to begin.
We see unprecedented activity in suburban land with con
stantly increasing values.
We advise, without hesitation, the discreet purchase of this
class of property.
To buy at bottom prices, buy TODAY.
Our well-balanced organization is available to you. We control
many properties of this class, offering rare opportunities for safe and
ALLAN E. WALKER & CO.
813 Fifteenth Street N. W. Main 426