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THE EVENING STAR
WITH SUNDAY MORNING EDITION. SbiIbmi OSet, 11th Bkmt and PtnnayiTania Annas. Tie Evening Star Newspaper Company. 8 H. KAtrrraANN, Prtsident. Hiw Ttr'i OSm: Tribona Building. Chicago Ofltx: Trltane Bnllding. The ETenlng Star, -with the Sunday morning edi tion, 1* delivered by carriers, cm their own amount within the cltv at 50 centa per month; without th< Sunday morning edition at 44 cents per month. By rtall, pontage prepaid: Pallv, Sunday Included, on* month. 60 cent*. Daily, Kundav excepted, one month, SO cents. Saturday Star, one year, 11.00. fiunclay Star, on# year, fl.50. Pages 11=8. ?je Icwiting Part 2, Silent Testimony. Results prove circulation. The silent testimony of the hundreds of advertisers using The Star speaks for the results they get from it. WASHINGTON, D. C., SATURDAY, JANUARY 27, 1906. /HOORE & HILL, Inc., 717 14th Street. Homes, Investments and Business Properties. IIE lists below tell pertinent stories of unusual opportunities that will be recognized as such by shrewd buyers who are versed in real estate values in Washington. Consult us about any offer that interests you. v Desirable Homes. Douglas street (ffor= merly Welling PEace), between 114tlh and 115th streets?very desirable . and convenient 0ocaJ = ity. $7,500. $500 Cash?Monthly Payments of $25. Eleven (11) have been sold to critical buyers. We have five (5) left. Well constructed and well planned; 10 rooms?4 011 first floor, with reception hall plan ; sleeping rooms; modern tiled bath room; hot - water heat; large lots to wide paved alley. The street in front of these houses will be graded and a granolithic sidewalk will be laid free of cost to the purchasers of these houses. NO. 14* ?S OPEN FOR INSPECTION. A Selected List of Business Prop= erties. $80,000?F street?west of 12th street? new building; rent $4,400 year; 4,?iO square feet ground in lot. 165,000?A eorr.er in the business cen ter; rent $4,500 per year. $25,000?Pa. are.; store property; rents $2,000 per year. $125,000?Nearly SO feet front and 120 feet in choice business center; rents $7,000 per year. $<>>,(i00?Rental pays about 0^; choice piece of F street property. $30,000?Lot 40x95. near the Palais Royal and Woodward & Loth rop's; improvements rent for $1,400 per year. $65,000?Pa. ave., 28 feet front; leased for $4,500 per yaar. $25,000?Rent $1,MM per year; largre lot; side and rear alley. Want an offer of $15 per foot for a frontage of 45 feet by depth of about 1U0 feet to alley for choice piece of business prop erty In the best business loca tion. $18,000?F street business property: lot about 20x100; rents for $135 per month. $17,000?Modern store property; large lot; rents $144) per month. $40,t^o?<Corner; lot 5<ix120; improve ments pay food interest on money. $20,000? \todern store property on 14th street; large lot; rent $140 per month. $16,000?Near 11th and F els.; lot 20x100. $10,M*>?A spier did buy; large 3-story brick, now used as dwelling; large brick stable; side and rear alley; well located?near 14th and H sts., and will soon come In for business use; rents now for $72.80 per month. ITOet our complete list of business properties?we have many we are unable to advertise. Nos. 1369 to 1389 N. C. ave. n.e. Near Lincoln Park. $300 CASH, $20 A MONTH. A Capitol Hill home for $3,950. New, just finished; mottled brick fronts; 40 feet front yard, parking; 6 rooms and bath ; 2 stories and cellar; furnace heat. Select your own decorations. Three rooms to a floor. Cellar under whole house. Nice clos ets. Located in one of the most attractive residence sections of Capitol Hill. 011 North Carolina avenue, just east of Lincoln Park; half square from Metro politan I" street cars; transfer everywhere. Open all day Sun day. Only $3,950. Terms, $300 cash and $20 per month. We are Exclusive Agents. $3,350 Homes in Mt. Pleasant. $50 or $100 Cash. $15 per month payments. How's this for an opportunity , to own your home ? The houses rent for $22.50, and are semi-detached; 6 rooms and bath ; porches ; good - sized yards; furnace heat; near car line. Better investigate these. Investments Pay= ing 20 Per Cent Net on $1,750 Invested. Safe &nd Sure. Investigate Them. Apartment Buildings. Price, $4,750. Renting for $540 Per Year. Price of each building... .$4,750 Amount of loan at 5% interest $3,000 Amount of cash invested $i ,750 Amount of rent, $45 month ? year $540.00 Int. on loan, $3,000, 5%.. .$150.00 Taxes (estimat ed) 30.00 Ins., $3,000 per year (5-year plan) 3.60 Water rent 4.00 $187.60 Net rent per year $352.40 Or 20% net on $1,750, amount of cash invested. All cash can be paid for the buildings if desired. The best paying and unques tionably the cleanest investment propositions on the market. New, well-located property in the northwest section, in a lo cality where houses of this character are scarce and will always rent. Substantial con struction; lots 18x80; wide paved alley. The Handsome Modern Homes Corner 211st and F Sts. $7,750. $500 Cash and Monthly Payments of $25. In this desirable and conven ient locality?in a location where should be a demand for a modern house. , We solicit ^Jie most rigid ex amination of these well - con structed houses. They are built as though you would a house for a home. Fine woodwork; well arranged?4 rooms on first floor; 6 sleeping rooms; mod ern plumbing; hot-water heat. No. 2032 F street?a sample house?open. A CHOICE LIST OF FINE RESIDENCES. ALL ARE OFFERED AT LOW PRICES AND ARE WORTHY OF CAREFUL CONSIDERATION. Choice location, 12 rooms, lot 50x165; very fine surround ings $16,000 Handsome modern 12 room house, well situ ated; lot 25x145, alley.$14,000 Near Scott Circle, handsome solid brqwnstone front, lot 25x100 $17,000 Centrally located, well constructed ho\ise, 12 rooms, lot 23x104. . . .$12,850 Handsome new house, near Church of Cove nant. 14 rooms, lot 25x105. stable $25,000 Choice corner overlook ing Conn, ave., mod ern double house, very fine location $25,000 Near Dupont Circle, 12 rooms, brownstone front, lot 21x100. .. .$12,500 Solid white^tone front, near 18th and Q sts.. 10 rooms; lot 20x100...$10,000 Stone and brick front, near iStli and Q sts. ; 10 rooms; a loan of $8,000. $9,600 Very handsome white stone front, near 18th and N. H. ave., 14 rooms $30,000 Whitestone front near Conn. ave. and R St., 12 rooms $10,500 North of and near Du pont Circle, handsome new house and stable.$i5,000 Choice location, over looking N. H. ave., 12 rooms, stable, lot 25 feet wide $13,000 H a n d s o m e colonial house, well located, lot 40 feet wide $23,000 Very attractive English basement house, 12 rooms, elegant loca tion $17,000 II an d some colonial house, 40-foot lot, very attractive $25,000 Attractive newii-room house, 2 baths, hot water heat, lot 20x128.$! 1,000 Attractive house on 16th st. that can be bought at a bargain. .$13,000 Corner on 16th st., 12 rooms, 2 baths, hot water heat $13,500 Corner near Dupont Circle, 12 rooms, 2 baths, 8 sleeping rooi?s $14,000 Handsome house and stable near Dupont Circle, lot 21x140 $10,000 Handsome solid brownstone front 011 Mass. ave., 12 rooms.$26,000 Elegant marble front 15-room house 011 R.I. ave., lot 25x130 $35,000 R. I. ave. near 16th st., 12 rooms, lot 26x125, alley $12,000 CALL, 'PHONE OR WRITE FOR A SPECIAL LY PREPARED LIST OF FINE RESIDENCE PROP ERTY. WE HAVE THE CHOICEST ON THE MAR KET?UP TO $100,000 AND $3,900 HOMES in the Northwest. $300 cash and $20 per month. If you desire a modern home in the northwest, on payments like rent, you should not fail to see these. A good, clean section in the northwest; 6 good-sized rooms; modern bath rooms; furnace heat; good-sized yards. See us. MOORE & HILL (Inp.), 717 14th Street. STONE & FAIRFAX, Inc., 1342 New York Avenue N.W. Many Notable Specials in Desirable Property We've culled the most attractive specials from our list off property in order to make this announcement intenseily interesting to home=seekers and investors. One reason or another has conspired to put these properties on the market for quick selling at prices considerably under the figures they'd ordinarily bring. Such opportunities command prompt attention. Special at $15,000 Special at $10,500 Special at $30,000 A separate built dwel ling and brick Btable, sit uated on an avenue, with in a stone's throw of the most magnificent resi dences In Washington. 12 rooms?all beautifully finished. Location west of 17th street. On a lettered street with in 200 feet of Dupont Cir cle. Formerly held at $16,000?a loan of $8,000 on it at 4% per cent; 12 large, bright rooms; two baths; front and rear stairways; room for stable on the lot. The best bargain ever offered you at the price. Magnificent new resi dence, west of Conn, ave., north of Dupont Circle. Carefully built by the owner for his home, now offered for the first time. Price, $30,000. 30 feet front; magnificent ar rangement; drawing room, library, reception hall, dining room, pantry and kitchen on the first floor. Second floor?Five bed rooms, two baths. Third floor?Ball room and servants' room and bath. Lot contains near 0,000 square feet. The location is one of the most attractive in this fashionable section. Facing south; west of Conn, ave., north of Q st.; . handsome stone front Special at dwelling; fourteen rooms; three baths; hot-water ft 1 A nnn heat; ^ur rooms deep on each floor; two stairways. A trust of $10,000 can re main at 4%. An exceptionally tine rfesidence on Mass. ave. near 18th. Stone front. Owner had it carefully built for his home. Will now sell for $20,000, which is less than woi. Beautl Special at fu"y 'n ha"} " wood; polished floors; 13 nnn roorns: TWO BATHS; 3>^0,UUU many closets and linen rooms; servants' quarters; INDIRECT HOT-WATER HEAT. This is a case where the owner really wishes to sell. The pur chaser will secure a bar gain. An attractive new cor ner residence west of Conn, ave., in the army ar. navy section, con taining 12 rooms, 2 baths, hot-water heat, electric gas lightings, speaking tubes, beautiful mantels, tiled fireplaces, double floors, S bay windows. This price is low; there was a trust of $10,000 on it, the holder of which, on account of the failure of the former owner, was obliged to take the house, and now offers it at a price several thousand dollars less than it is ac tually worth. There is no better location In Wash ington than this; it is in a section that is being built up on all sides by residences costing any where from $25,000 to $100,000; it is one of those houses that after it Is sold there will be parties who would be glad to pay an advance to secure it. In vestigate. Special at $14,000 Special at $10,750 The best located and best constructed house ever offered you for the money. 14 rooms; 3 baths; four rooms deep on first floor; two stairways; hot water heat; first floor wainscotec) in solid; oak. Elaborate cabinet man tels. Lot 21x120. A short distance from New Hampshire avenue and 18th St., in the beet part of the city. $5,000 below cost. Owner has transferred his business interests to another city Srtecial at and needs cash?Is willing " to sell at a sacrifice. Cost $17,000 to build. Opposite handsome stone and marble dwelling; 12 rooms. 2 baths; lot 20xl0'>. The owner has spent thousands of dollars in decorations, finishes, etc. You will buy it if you in spect it. $11,500 Special at $10,500 Special at ???>? $18,000 Handsome stone dwell ing, owned by an out-of town party, who wishes to convert his property into ready cash. Lot 26x 100; 12 rooms, 2 baths. 4 rooms deep, 2 stairways, hot-water heat; delightful location. Northwest. Many thousand less than original cost; an out-of town owner wishes to realize, and will sacrifice on one of the Special at $16,000 fashionable uvenues near Dupont Circle; house con tains 14 rooms. 3 BATHS; HOT-WATER HEAT; double floors; one of the best-constructed houses in this fashionable section. Magnificent residence situated on a northwest corner; west of 19th st. 14 rooms, three (3) MOD ERN BATH ROOMS; 4 rooms deep on a floor. HOT-WATER HEAT. Lot 39x100. Worth $10, 000. Improvements cost $12,000. Trust coming due, owner must sell. Special at $16,000 Special at $25,000 Special at $8,000 Special at $10,000 Could not be duplicated under $20,000; near the Army and Navy Club; a superior constructed resi dence; double floors throughout; 13-in. walls; recently Inspected by a gentleman connected with the army, who is familiar with building, and pro nounced by him to be the best - constructed house that he had seen; liberal size lot. Owner giving up house keeping will take this price, which represents Just about the cost of Im provements; the lot is worth $8,000; size 25x105; the house contains 14 rooms and 3 baths; one of the mo3t attractive fronts we know of; out look on Massachusetts avenue west of 14th. Near Conn, and R. I. aves., a three-story, ten room brick dwelling; very substantial structure, large closets; lot 19x10:) to an alley; facing south. In all reflects a desirable home in a choice part of Washington; owner hav ing use for the money of fers at a greatly reduced price. R st. near Conn. ave. You will be surprised what a splendid home we can give you in this fash ionable location for $10. 000. The house was built by one of the best build ers Washington has known; his reputation alone should influence one to buy the house, all things being equal. There are ten rooms, reception hall. TWO MODERN BATH ROOMS, HEAT ED BY HOT - WATER PLANT THAT IS THE BEST TO BE HAD; the adjoining houses occupied by army officers. We doubt if the house alone could be built for this price. On a lettered street west of 14th, nearly new ? 3 stories and cellar, 10 rooms and bath; hot- . water heat; lot 10x195 feet to alley. One of best constructed houses at the price. An extraordinary bar gain in this house at $7,650 ? many houses at $10,tnx> not near so desir able or as well located. 12 rooms, 3 baths, four rooms deeip on first floor; hot water heat. Lot 120 feet deep to 16-ft. paved alley. Must be seen to be appre ciated. Near 19th and R sts. Nearly new; 3 stories and at cellar; parlor, reception ofcwiai <a hal, dlning. room pantry fl!0 enn and kitchen, all on one 4>y,*7W floor; 10 rooms, 2 baths, hot-water heat; many closets and pantries. VERY LOW PRICE. YOU MIGHT WAIT FOR YEARS FOR A BAR GAIN LIKE THIS. In a fashionable section, yet not far out. Near 16th and R. I. ave. ONLY $8,750. The house alone would cost more to build. The lot cost $6,000. Size 21x 115 to alley. Handsome stone and brick dwelling, 12 rooms. Four (4) ON FIRST FLOOR. SEPA RATE. BUILT BY "DAY'S WORK FOR FORMER OWNERS HOME." Present owner took it for a debt. Will sell at cost. Special at $7,500 Special at $7,650 Special at $8,750 Special at $9,250 Special at $8,500 Special at $6,500 A DETACHED HOUSE IN MOUNT PLEASANT. Only $0,250. 10 rooms; HOT-WATER HEAT; lot 100 by 135. A few steps from the terminal of the Conn. ave. car line. The owner, a non - resident, writes us to make a quick sale; the price quoted Is less than the value of the ground. The house is a very comfortable one. FRONTING ON MASS. AVE. N.W., within a stone's throw of several of the most expensive res idences in the fashionable northwest. This house has to be disposed of to wind up the affairs of an o u t - of - town syndicate. Handsome front of Ro man brick and stone trim mings; ten rooms, 2 bath rooms; HOT - WATER HEAT. This house is so situated that the views from the front as well as the rear will never be ob structed. It is a bright, sunny house and with about $200 spent on It would make a delightful home or a splendid paying investment. The house should bring $75 month rent. CONSIDER THIS LO CATION AND WE ARE SATISFIED THAT YOU WILxj BE INTEREST ED. Now vacant. Call for key. West of 16th st. Won derful value. A 10-room dwelling in first-class condition. Renting for $50 per month. Lot 24x 120. Special at $5,900 Special at $5,500 Special at $5,500 Special at $5,600 Special at $6,000 Special at $6,000 Special at $5,900 Special at $6,000 Special at $5,850 Special at $8,500 Special at $6,750 Special at $6,650 Special at $5,500 Special at $6,500 Special at $7,500 A I>ETACHED 3-STORY brick, front porch, SIDE LIGHT, SIDE WIN DOWS. This house was built by one of the most reliable, conscien tious builders in the city, a man whose name is a guarantee of perfect construction. There are four rooms on each one of the 3 floors, hardwood trimmed: a splendid dry cellar; Sexton range; large closets; attractive deco rations and chandeliers; electric and gas light We doubt if this house could be built for $5,900, to say nothing of the lot, which is a weil-propor tioned one. A few steps from the cars. One of the most convenient sections of the Heights. Any one looking for a low-priced house, with plenty of room, would do well to inspect this or.e. A three-story, 0-room brick dwelling on West minster st. Once sold for $7.500. Owner going west. Must st-ll A barc iin for you. Sold so cheap in order to settle a syndicate. Nearly new; 3 stories; cellar; 4 rooms deep; tiied bath; hot-water heat. The house alone could not be built for the price. Lo cated south of T street. A splendid offer. Worth $7,500; grand location: west of 16th, north of "P;" nearly new; 3 stories; Roman brick; 9 rooms, 4 on first floor; TILED BATH; lot 18x05; HOUSE HAS SIDE WIN DOWS; wide alley. Brick dwelling and sta ble, near Massachusetts ave. and 12th 8t. Just the location for a business man. Lot 18x137 feet. Handsome 3-story stone and brick dwelling. No. 460 Florida ave. n.w., at the head of New Jersey ave. The house was taken for a loan of $6,500. An out-of-town trust com pany has it and will sell at a big sacrifice. One of the best bargains ever offered on Columbia Heights, on a popular St. between 13th and 14th. A WELL-BUILT house; 3 stories; cellar; 9 rooms and bath. Lot about lSxlOO. 12th and Massachusetts ave. Desirable in every way; 9 rooms, parlor, li brary, dining room; pan try and kitchen on one floor; tiled bath, porcelain tub, nickel plumbing, beau tiful mantels, handsome decorat Ions, hot-water heat. Lot 20x05. Don't let this chance slip through your fingers. An attractive 3-story brick dwelling on 9th st. near S; 9 rooms and bath. Well planned, well con structed house that is of fered ridiculously low to a prompt buyer. 25 feet front. New; 10 rooms; two elegant baths; 4 rooms on a floor. HOT WATER HEAT. West of 16th St., near cars. Washington Heights res idence at a sacrifice. Re duced from $8,500. Rent ing for $50. 10 rooms. HOT-WATER HEAT. Reduced from $7,750. On the Heights?west of 14th. Roman brick front. 4 rooms on a floor. Large closets. HOT - WATER HEAT. A fine large house. West of 13th st. 3 stories. 4 rooms deep on a floor. TILED BATH. Lot 20x 10u; alley. A DETACHED MOUNT PLEASANT HOME AT A GREATLY REDUCED price; present owner has taken a most desirable property for a debt and will let it gd for a few hundred above the mort gage. The house consists of 10 light, cheerful rooms, modern bath room, sanitary plumbing, cabi net mantels, open fire places, large attic, dry cellar, heated by a flrst class furnace. THE LOT ALONE IS WORTH THE PRICE ASKED FOR THE PROPERTY. SIZE, 80x140. A recent valua tion put on the property by local trust company was $7,500. There are al ways persons looking for such property, but oppor tunities to buy at bargain prices are seldom offered. If Interested you must ap ply in a short time, as the property will soon be dis posed of. Very accom modating terms can be made. Convenient to War Dept.; a lovely new 10 room house for $7,500; WELL PLANNED, WELL BUILT; rear porches; SERVA NTS' STAIRWAY: many hand some mantels; HOT WATER HEAT. Special at $8,500 Special at $8,000 Special at $5,750 Special at $5,750 Special at $6,850 Special at $6,500 Special at $6,500 Special at $6,750 Special at $5,500 Special at $5,750 West of lftth; nearly new. Reduced from $11,000 A WELL PLAN NED HOUSE; 4 rooms deep TWO (2) BATHS; HOT WATER HEAT, lot about 20xlu>; beautiful situation. THE BEST BARGAIN ON W ASHING TO N HEIGHTS. West of 20th St., facing south; nearly new; stone and brick front; parlor, library, din ing room, panty and kitchen on the first floor; 6 cozy bed chambers; modern baths; HOT WATER HEAT; rear porch; SERVANTS STAIRWAY; CABINET MANTELS; tiled hearths, open fireplaces; large cel lar under the entire house; deep lot; public alley. This house was built to sell for much more; the present owner took It In exchange for vacant ground, and In or der to realize cash offers It for sale at this greatly reduced price. A BAR GAIN FOR SOME ONE. NEAR THE "WALSH R ESID ENC E." A ba r gain In a modern house. For $5,750 you can buy an $8,<M0 residence, mod ern. well arranged, beau tifully situated; a specu lation or an Investment The best home in Wash ington for the jirlce; 3 stories; Roman brick front; 4 rooms deep on tho first floor; HOT WATER HEAT; fine dry cellar; room for stable on the lot. Buy for a home, Investment or specula tion. $'!.<kh) was once loaned on it at 5 per cent. A MODERN HOUSE NORTHWEST On a numbered street. Only $5,750. Full 3 stories; 6 lieautifully decorated bed rooms; large tiled bath room; many large c)o?e's and pantry : HOT-WATElt HEAT; rear porches; deep lot; expensive cabinet mantels: fln?' gn ? fixture: atlrsi-rlass neighborhood; a desirable home In every respect. MANY PEB SONS HAVE PAID $7 <?i ANDSS.OOO FOR HOUSES NOT SO DESIRABLE. It is a bargain, and will be sold inside of ten d.iys. Be quick to secure It. A CHEAP HOUSE ON WASHINGTON HEIGHTS. ONLY $6,850. Very handsome stone and brick; large front stone porch; parlor, recep tion hall, dining room, pantry and kitchen on the first floor; hot water heat; beautifully finished throughout in hard wood; splcndUly decorated; beautiful chandeliers. Thli house was built to sell for much more money. The reason for offering It for sale at this low price will be explained to a likely purchaser. FOR SALE-THREE EXTRA FINE BAR GAINS; HOUSES THAT WILL SELL QUICKLY. THE CHOICE LOCATION AND THE LOW PRICES WILL SELL THEM. Near Conn. ave. and R St.; 3 stories, 10 rooms; 4 rooms deep on the first floor; HOT -WATER HEAT; TILED BATHS; southern exposure; public alley In the rear. You could not build the house for this price. A 3-story house on R St. west of 15th St.; 10 rooms; formerly held at $8..V?0. Owner, wishing to leave Washington, has reduced the price. West of Conn. ave.; near ly new; 11 rooms. 2 baths; beautifully situated; mag nificent view; a strictly first-class location; no ob jectionable surroundings. A splendid investment. Will guarantee a tenant at $50 or more. FOR SALE?A BARGAIN WEST OF 14TH ST. A handsome brick dwell ing for $5,500. PRACTICALLY A COR NER; SIDE WINDOWS; a well-arranged house; 3 stories; parlor, reception hall, dining room, pantry and kitchen on the 1st floor: 6 bed rooms, mod ern bath room; well heal ed; attractively decorat ed; lot 18x05 to a public alley. This house is situ ated in a neighborhood where any one would be satisfied to locate, near many of the most expen sive residences In the city. It is offered at this low price on account of the present owner taking It in exchange. A bargain Is offered for a quick buy er. Please call and In spect. A cheap corner, west of 13th st. n.w., on the Heights; 9 rooms; wide frontage; 3 bay windows; suitable for a physician. There are many bright, sunny rooms In this house. The price is at least $750 below true value. The owner, mov ing out in the country, Is desirous of getting his money out of this house In order to Improve hi* country home. A bargain Is offered here. Stone & Fairfax, Inc., 1342 N. Y. Ave. N.W.