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I Over One=Half of These Homes Sold During Bad Weather One more week of good, clear weather will mean ALL SOLD. Then you will join the many families that will eventually come into this neigh borhood and pay an advanced price. You should act quickly?because these homes represent virtually the last modern 6-room tor >ale in the 14th st. section of Columbia Heights. Bear that in mind. And the 14th st. section of C olumbia Heights is the basis of value of this most desirable section of the city in which to live. > lf?- of Parlor l.ooklnn into Dining Room, and Showing tkr Hffect of the Two Mannive Oak Pillar* Brlwern the Room*. $425 Makes You the Immediate Owner After that you need pay but $38 per month? just like paying rent ? only this $38 per month pays directly on the home (including all interest). These monthly payments are no more?if as much ?as such a home would rent for. And the entire purchase price is but $9,000. 11 These homes are equipped with every necessary mod ? ! j 9 era convenience and ready for immediate occupancy Vltw of DIaliK Room, Mhowlag Three Window", Electric Dome Fixture and Fireplace. The exteriors are of pressed brick (reinforced with steel?practically indestructible) and impos ing in appearance, situated as they are on high terraced lawns, with broad cement walks, ap proached by steps and spacious individual colonial porches, with railed balconies. Two-storv back porches and good-size back yards. No other word so appropriately describes the interior designing and finish as e-l-e-g-a-n-t. The finish is hardwood ? the double floors parquetry throughout. There are six spacious rooms and lux urious bath. A massive columned entryway be tween the reception hall and parlor adds to the beauty of both. The arrangements for both light and ventilation are perfect. COME OUT TONIGHT = - - OR NOT LATER THAN SUNDAY Sample Home Open Till 9 P.M. Every Day TO I1V^PFCT*?Take an> ,,lth Street Car ?oinK North. Get off at 14th and Perry Streets (Perry Street is only a few streets North of ? II I *?I'ark Road>, and you are right at the homes?only 15 minutes* ride from center of city. Phone Main 2345 For Our Free Auto Service, and We Will Motor You Out: SHANNON & LUCHS Look for Our Green and White Sign. 713 Fourteenth St. N.W. Look for Our Green and White Siirn. View of One of the Spaclou*, Well Lighted HedroomK, With tilanM Door Leading; to Second Story of Rack Porch, Dou ble Hardwood Parquetry Floor* Throughout Houne. ill i'1 hi it h !! j i Hi I'! I l!! HI 'Hi HI Sixteenth Street Highlands. , Great Progress in Development. A visit to SIXTEENTH STREET HIGHLANDS will disclose the fact that ihc owners arc proceeding rapidly with their plans to place this property in the forefront of Washington suburbs. Evidences of activity arc seen on every hand. Wide granolithic sidewalks are being laid on the streets and avenues. Large forces of men and teams are giving the finishing touches to Sixteenth street, which with its width of 160 feet passes through the property. This work will be com pleted within ten days and will be the finest example of street making ever seen in the District. Colorado avenue along the eastern border of the subdivision, recently finished tempts the motorist to "turn her loose." Fourteenth >treet. with its cen ter parking and three rows of shade trees, is considered by many to be one of the most artistic thoroughfares of the city. And there are other beautiful streets. :: The broad, comprehensive and beautiful scheme of development, taken in con :: nection with its charming environments and magnificent views, justlv entitle |j SIXTEENTH STREEjT HIGHLANDS to be classed as the beauty spot of the Na 2 tional Capital. But towering above all other considerations is the recognized fact that :? the value is here?real, genuine. SOLID VALUE. There can be no question about ii the future of property along and adjacent to 16th st. Lots we are now selling at S 43 cents a foot wijl double in value within a short time. You are cordially invited to come out and see this beautiful suburban section. Take 14th st. car> to Kennedy st.. or call Col. 3518 for our automobiles. Holmes Central Realty Corporation, 14th and Kennedy Sts. N.W. Itl iniiiiiiiiiiniiiiiniiiiiiiiiiliii 1 Cite. S. iuir & Co 05 ?K | THE PLACE * | TO INVEST! & ^ our money will grow if it is invested in Chevy Chase Park. Values have been steadily increasing in this section for years past. You can buy a lot in this subdivision on very attractive terms. Put aside a i ^ small amount each jvv month and you will ! 3^, \% soon have a home i -?*< ? ? .site paid for. Start now. See us for full particulars. 1 Incorporated, > 1403 New York Avenue. * s* # V Looking Out for It. From ruck. Hewitt?I believe in the greatest good of the urea teat number. Jewett?Yen. and you think the greatest number is number one! COUNTY OWES MUCH TO IfW TROLLEY LINES Growth of Section Beyond the Potomac Due to Improved Transit Facilities. \V. G. Collins of Clarendon. Ya.. who. together with H. R. Thomas, secured the rights of way for the Washington and Old Dominion Railroad Company through Alexandria county, in discussing the fu ture possibilities of the county today said: "It has generally been conceded that I the growth of Alexandria county during the past five years has been phenomenal, and in my opinion the primary cause has been the improvement in transportation r facilities. Trolley lines practically cover j the county on the north, south and cen-j tral sections. The opening of new terri tory bv the Washington and OM Domin ion railroad branch will cover the cross county section. Beginning a short dis tance below Dominion Heights, the pro posed new trolley will go through the following tracts: Crultt. liarr.son. Hayes, Douglas, Douglas estate. Ford. I.acey, Riddle, Veitch, Fravej, Baldwin. Field. Guttrldge, Garrison, Shreve. Hirst, and the Bon Air tract, there connecting with the Bluemont branch. "Already some of the land which the new road traverses has been secured by investors for exploitation purposes. The road will cross the tracks of the Wash ington-Virginia railway a short d.stance above Lacey. It is naturally surmised that this line, by reason of its parallel.ng : for a considerable distance the Washing- , ton-Virginia, will create a healthy com- ' petition between the two compan.es, . which will unquestionably benefit the present and future residents. While I j am not in the confidence of either com- j pany regarding future plans, it Is my; belief that Inside of live years every trol ley line in Alexandria county will enter the District, using the tracks of the city ' companies. Kven under existing condi- j tions our riders reach nearly all of the ' government departments and the business ! section in less than half an hour." SEVERAL SALES REPORTED. Resume of Recent Realty Activity in j Alexandria County. W. G. Collins, real estate broker at j Clarendon, Va.. reports the following re cent sales: For Arthur J. Porter, house and three lots at Clarendon, to Charles J. Brantly of Washington. For T. M. Talbot, lot at Waycroft, to Arthur Hatswell of Washington. For George Btralght, six acres of land at Clarendon, to R. G. Finney, trustee. For Arthur J. Porter, house and three i lots at Clarendon, to John P. Harty of ? Washington. For W. D. Hayes, one and one-half acres of land at Clarendon, to E. W. Ball. For Frank L Ball, house and four lots at Ballston, to Grover C. Hash of Gate City, Va. For Arthur J- Porter, house and three lots at Clarendon, to Misses Jennie M. and Kathrine W. I^ane of Washington. Building Operations Completed. The completion of several houses on Northampton street, in Chevy Chase, D. C., by W. Ij. Browning, brings to an end the building in the section of that thor oughfare east of Connecticut avenue, as all the lots are now Improved. It is the iast of the streets opened through tills subdivision to be completely lined with J houses. The Kaiser and the Classics. ? From the Cleveland Plain Dealer. Emperor William II of Germany is known as the greatest European advocate of efficiency, of the "strenuous life," of making each unit of humanity as practi cally useful as possible. Bearing in mind this well earned reputation, it ia interest ing to note the emperor's recent fervid advocacy of the classics as one of the most valuable of university studies. The i study of I^tin and Greek has been grow ing less and less popular In America, j where vocational and utilitarian educa- ' tion has achieved so great a vogue. Those who uphold the classics in this country are in the position of apologists. Two old arguments are advanced in behalf of Latin and Greek?the advantage of broad and general culture and the invaluable mental training derived from the mastery ; of the languages. The same movement away from ab stract mental discipline and the old ideals ' of cultural study is noticeable in Europe, j though in a less degree than in this most ' intensely practical nation. The Emperor of Germany, who in his advocacy of all that is practical goes as i far as any American, advances what . seems to l?e an entirely new argument In j behalf of the classics. He advocates their i painstaking study as one of the most de sirable parts of a genuinely practical education. The imperial exponent of strenuousness holds that nothing can be more practical today than a thorough knowledge of the language and manners and history of the Greeks and Romans. The study of Greek he commends in the higher terms, be cause he believes that the Greeks set the example in all that is best of the present age, and that familiarity with the lan guage of Greece should be an aid and in spiration to the people of today. The kaiser's argument is logical and sound. There Is no doubt that it will have some weight in checking any move ment away from the classics that lias manifested itself in Germany. Mountains and Poets. From the London Cbroniclc. A man need not be a mountaineer. In our modern sense, to get the best out of mountains. Some of the very finest passages in the literature of mountains were written by Ruskln?who mostly wrote of them from below. He attempt ed no perilous feats, had no desire to break records, except In the beauty of words. He walked In tne meadows and j "lifted up his eyes unto the hills." Nor ! was George Meredith a great mountaln ! eer, though "Vittoria" opens with a su ' perb description of what the writer saw i from the mountains overlooking the great i plain of Lombardy. And di n't Cole i ridge write the "Hymn Before Sunrise In 1 the Vale of Chamounix" without ever having set eyes on Mont Blanc? The idea for that poem was taken from a German poet, but Coleridge supplied the imagination. The joys of mountaineering would have made no appeal to Bishop Crelgliton. JCreighton hated mountains, describing I them :;s "the rubbish heaps of nature's ' workshops." Tennyson, too. had no en ! thuslasm for lofty mountains. After a 1 tour in Switzerland with Moxon. the pub ! I'sher. he writes to Edward FitzGerald, November 1-. 1H4H: "' * * I was so satisfied with the size of crags that ? Moxon being gone on before in vertigo snd leaning on the arm of the guide) I laughed by myself. I was satisfied with j the size of crags, but mountains, great mountains, disappointed me." A Novelist at Eighty-Seven. From the London Krenlng Standard. Mrs. Katherine S. Macquoid, the novel ist. who Is eighty-seven years of age. has I written a new book. Mrs. Macquoid has been writing for fifty years, and her health remains good, save that the strain of her work has slightiy affected her ; eyesight. She has iraveled much in Eu ! rope off the beaten track. Mrs. Mac .mold's lirst story was published In J85y, and shf has written since over fifty nov ! el.s. beside children's and travel stories. She has also Just completed another new novel, entitled "Suzanne." Her husband, Thomas Robert Macquoid. who is- ninety one, has had a long and honorable career am an artist and black and white drafts man. ******* *************** ************** ************** ************** *************** I ONLY TWO HOUSES LEFT. Y ! Special Inducements to Close Out These Rows. I * 715, 722 Taylor St. N. W. f The best 6-room and bath houses in this location. | .$ using nothing but the best material and workmanship in * x the construction. All outside rooms, with yard 100 feet ]: deep. | | $150 Cash. $32.50 Monthly, Including All Interest. | | Open for inspection every day. Take Georgia Ave. * | cars to Taylor street, walk east one square. Come out i I ? Sunday. f I Eo F? Stoddard, Selflimig Agent. | I Phone Co!. 155^. * * * ******************************************************************************** Chillum Castle Heights ? Backed by Banks and Bankers. This property has been sold steadily and consistently to people living in Washington. Our first lot was sold July 24, since which time we have sold OVER ONE HUNDRED LOTS, being an average of more than one lot for every day since we began. This has not been surpassed by any other property in the city, and is without doubt the very best possible evidence that the PROPERTY IS RIGHT?THE LOCATION IS RIGHT?THE PRICE IS RIGHT. Detached homes built to suit purchasers. Lots sold at $750 and upward. SMALL CASH PAYMENT AND SMALLER MONTHLY PAYMENTS. Let us show you the property. Our automobiles are at your service. You can reach the property?Take Georgia ave. car to Longfellow st., walk east to Blair road, or take 14th st. line to Kennedy St., change to Kennedy st. line and get off at Shep herd road. asMmgton Land. Owners Phone Mali 3549 ?pteaE? ?? ?9 16 14th St M.W. NEW COLONIAL HOME 09 K st. n.e., 6 rooms.. .$4,250 * ;ii K >t. n.e., 6 rooms.. .$4,250 -,21 K st. n.e., 6 rooms.. .$4,250 >26 6th st. n.e., 6 rooms. .$4,000 )i8 6th st. n.e., 6 rooms. .$3,950 >19 6tli st. n.e., 6 rooms. .$4,250 )ji 6th st. n.e.. <> r?x)ins. .$4,250 >23 6th st. n.e.. 6 rooms. .$4,250 rtOi K ;>t. n.e.. 8 rooms.. .$5,250 >03 K. >t. n.e.. 6 rooms.. .$4,250 >21 K st. n.e.. 8 rooms.. .$4,500 \ S23 K st. n.e., 8 rooms.. .$4,500 49 K st. n.e.. 6 rooms.. .$4,250 j >51 K st. n.e., 6 rooms.. .$4,250 910 7th st. n.e., 6 rooms. .$4,250 j Press-brick fronts. Hot tier heat. Hardwood fin ish. Open daily ami Sunday md lighten until 9 p.m. H. R. HOWENSTEIN CO., 1314 FStN.W.