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BRICK PLANTS PILE ! AWAYHUGE STOCK 600,000,000 to Be Ready for Spring Navigation Along Hudson River. Not since the war have the brink men gone into the closing months of the year with such determination to pile up stock as is manifested in cur rent reports of 132 manufacturers do ing business in forty-three states, ac cording to a statement of the Common Brick Manufacturers’ Association of America. The situation on the Hudson river, which provides the brick supply for Greater New York operations, is in dicative of what' is going on in all the large brick-producing centers. By the tlmk Hudson river navigation opens next spring it is anticipated that the plants along the river will have 600.000,000 brick ready for ship ment to their markets. This is 50 per cent greater than the winter stock in any recent year. ‘•Plants are running at full time and will continue until freezing weather stops operations,” the statement says. “Those plants equipped for winter running will continue throughout the interim before the coming season. These preparations are going on with the New York manufacturers, in spite of the fact that quantities of foreign brick still lie on barges 'at the docks and many more millions of brick are on their way from Holland and Ger many. I‘There apparently is not much left of the buyers’ strike and operations are at the usual volume in nearly all parts of the country. The orders on the books, according to current re ports. have increased during the past thirty days, while the stocks of burned brick are just about holding their own. Prices remain stable, ranging from sll to $22. according to the amoufit of transportation necessary to put the brick on the job. The large production figures and the state of the orders on the books are encouraging in view of the fact that many yards are closing for the winter due to weather conditions. Interest in I.umber Move. “The brick men observe with some Interest the published statement that American lumbermen are preparing to ship 3,000.000,000 feet to Japan. Since the order from Japan equals about 40 per cent of the total con sumption of lumber in this country in an average year, and the source of lumber Is rapidly diminishing, it is apparent that many operations which normally, go in lumber will seek other materials. This condi tion, it is beli'Wd, will give new im petus to the already growing demand for brick. The brick manufacturer generally has never looked to resi dence construction for a market. Co-operative advertising effort, how ever, in the past few years has been directed largely to the home builder and the results attained have caused the manufacturers to think more seriously of this market. "In a normal year the United States should build 600,000 homes, if 25 per cent of these should have exterior walls of brick it would use 6.000,- 000,000 brick, which Is two-thirds of the greater production in any year. All permanent materials combined have been getting only about 11 per cent of residence buildings. Amer icans use lumber in home ctiilding because they think it is cheaper. With its rising costs the difference between even the cheapest form of construction and fire-resistive con struction has now been practically wiped out. As this fact becomes better known more and more will permanent materials be used, and brick, above all others, is the most accessible and economical for resi dential building. “There is a marked labor shortage in some parts of the country and this is a problem Which disturbs .manufacturers. A change in Immi gration laws seems to be the only means of relief. “The cost of producing brick has not been loyvered during the year and there Is nothing to indicate that it can be made at a lower cost next year.” ACTORS DEADLOCKED WITH MANAGER GROUP By the Associated Press. NEW YORK, November 3.—A dead lock exists over renewal of the con tract expiring June 1, 1924, between tho Producing Managers’ Association and the Actors' Equity Association, by the refusal of a steering commit tee of the managers to accept the Equity terms. Augustus Thomas an nounced the proposal was rejected unanimously after a stormy two hour session yesterday. A further attempt to meet the situation will be made at a meeting of the managers early next week. Gee Shubert, who conferred with Equity heads, reported, the actors’ terms" to the managers. The terms amounted practically to forcing a "closed shop’’ on the managers, said Mr. Tl. mias. $7450 Easy Terms One Block From New Eastern High School Sample House 1810 A St. S.E. 6 Rooms and Bath—Complete in Every Detail ' / K«r Sale by Hofferberth, Burklin & Fred (Our reputation is part of our profit) 1002 Woodward Bldg. Main SS«O Line, 8325 Or Tonr Own Broker A GOOD BUY Detached Home 1406 Delpfield St N.W. VACANT Open for Inspection SUNDAY 2 to 5 P.M. First Floor- Large Reception Hall. Living Room, Dining Room with open fireplace, Kitchen, Pantry. Second Floor— Four large Bedrooms. Two Baths. (oneaahower),Screened in Porch. Third Floor— Servant’s Room and Large Store Room. B. F. SAUL CO. | 1412 Eye Street N.W. Main 2TOO REAL ESTATE. I BUSINESS PROPERTY CHANGES HANDS Building: on northeant Corner of 12th and (i Mroets northwest. Mold for Sylvester \\. Labrot, to a local Inventor, by Shannon & l.uoh* and Story dk Co. The lot has a frontage on 12th street of TO feet and ou C« street of 25 feet. LOCAL CONTROL OF TERM “REALTOR” GIVEN FAVOR Directors of National Boards’ Asso ciation Favor Amendment for Protection. Amendment to the by-laws of the National Association of Heal Estate Boards, by which a city, county or intercounty real estate board shall have the right, subject to the asso ciation's regulations, to control the use of the term- “Realtor” within its territory, was approved this week by the board of directors of the associa tion and will come before the national committee of the association for final adoption at the midwinter meeting of the association in Augusta. Other amendments approved by the directors and to be passed on finally a*t the Augusts meeting provide: That each member board adopt the code of ethics of the national associa tion as a part of its rules and regu lations, For violation of which dioip iinary action may be taken, and that any member .board neglecting or re fusing to maintain and enforce the code with respect to the business ac tivities of its constituent members may, after due notice and opportunity for a hearing, be expelled from mem bership in the national association. That all association dues be pay able in advance. That member boards be entitled to representation by one accredited vot ing delegate for each ac tive members or fraction thereof. That each board shall vote as a unit. That the midwinter meeting be definitely designated as the annual meeting of the association. That the last three living past presidents be added to the board of directors and given the right to vote, and that the treasurer become a member of the board of directors. MASS. AVE. HEIGHTS In a section where discriminating people are establishing perma nent homos; where values arc sure to enhance; where the very contour of the land assures one of a panoramic view of the city that will always endure. This Lome has six nice sleeping rooms, two complete baths, open fireplace and many other attractive fea tures. The lot is full sized, nicely landscaped, with a double garage and inclosed rear lawn. Situated just half a hlock south of Massa chusetts avenue on 35th place. • 18th and COLUMBIA ROAD This home, in the most convenient location imaginable, is being offered no tv at the original cost because the owner's health necessi tates going into a smaller house. There are four good sized sleep ing rooms, besides a screened sleeping porch, two commodious baths, brick garage, exceptionally deep lot to a wide paved alley. The price is so reasonable that it will be a most pleasant surprise to you. BORDEN & NEWBOLD 1415 K Street Main 280 Open Sunday After 11 A.M. Corner Home in Michigan Park ' 4112 12th St. N.E. We wish, just for the sake of education in the ideal com : . bination-of home comfort qualities, that every homeseeker in Washington could see this home. It answers every ques tion. The location is in a most charming, convenient section of popular Brookland —and the house is on a 60 by 110 corner lot, with garage, contains 7 good rooms, with hot water heat, electricity and gas, and is metal w-eather stripped throughout. # See It Sunday (To get there, motor out R. I. Ave., to 12th St., thence to Michigan Park— or take the Brookland car to 12th St. and Michigan Ave., and walk 1 block.) Shannon & luchS Exclusive Agents 713 14th St. N.W. Main 2345 V, . * % - THE EVENING STAR. WASHINGTON, D. C„ SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3. fi)23 REALTY BODIES WATCH STATES’ OBJECTIVES Plan of Bonding Agents to Elim inate the Irresponsible Among Those Given Attention. Objectives set by the various state i associations now meeting in annual ! conference will boos interest throughout the National Association ! of Real Estate Boards. ! Resolutions calling for a $2,000 bond for every real estate broker as a safeguard against irresponsible agents, and asking that applications for a state broker's license be in vestigated by local real estate boards, were passed by the Illinois Realtors’ Association in a series of suggestions for better public protection. Urging the need of a modern tax system for Ohio, the Ohio Association of Real Estate Boards, at its conven tion. issued a call for defeat of tax measures coming up next month on a referendum vote in the interest of simple justice to the home owners and real property owners of the state. The Ohio realtors declared strongly for the adoption by Ohio of the ”in j diana plan” of check on tax and bond ; levies and for the abolition of tax- I exempt Acutitles by both state and federal governments. The association is actively opposing a proposed old age pension bill. MINE sTrIkTcALLED OFF. SCRANTON. Pa., November 3.—The ; general grievance committee of the ; Pennsylvania Coal Company has voted I to call off the strike of 10,000 miners In . the Pittston district and send them 1 back to work Monday. Rinaldo Cappel i Uni, president of district 1. addressed the gathering and urged the strikers to return to the mines. He scored the men who worked but a few hours a day. The meeting lasted more than six hours. REALTY SCHOOLING BY MAHjAVORED Boards at Louisville Session Authorize Establishing Institute. - Establishment of an American Real Estate Institute to prepare and con duct a correspondence course In real estate practice for the United States and Canada was authorized by the hoard of directors of the National As sociation of Heal Estate Boards at a meeting with the advisory board and officers of the association, just con cluded at Louisville. Development by real estate men themselves through their national or ganization of a correspondence course through which men now in the real estate business or young men enter ing the business may be given access to authoritative Information covering I CHEVY CHASE, MDl|| 206 Raymond St. Walking Distance of the Car Line I j| Fireproof building, containing 10 rooms, 2 baths, elec- ||| trie lights and hot-water heat; lot is 70x200: 2-car hre- I proof garage. ||l; $25,000 H Thomas J. Fisher & Co., Inc. j I 738 15th St. N.W. Main 6830 11 P ' " 11 ~v'=' ■■■'u ---■ '■ —7" ■ ----i. ■ y . j -- ;■■■ ■ ! There has been wonderful buying Activity in rWesley Heights-] The Homes that have been sold since we placed the development on the market has estab lished a new record for Washington. But it’s not to be wondered at—we’re building a community here—not twenty minutes’ ride from the White House—in a superb natural setting—and with such protecting restrictions as will maintain the high standard established. Homes of diversified types—Center Hall— Cottages—Bungalows—relieve monotony—and ac centuate distinctiveness. Prices Range from $8,250 up !• Motor out Mass. ave.—across Wisconsin ave. to Jewett street—or hy car line to,Mass. ave. and Wis consin ave.—Jewea street is just to the left, leading from the west. W. C. & A. N. Miller Builders and Realtors 1 1119 Seventeenth Street Phone Main 1790 j = : A Home of Distinction . | On the Avenue of the Presidents 5317 Sixteenth Street (In that beautiful section just opposite the reservoir) Solidly built of Blue Granite Stond, IG-iuch walls, two-car garage in rear, of same stoye as house. This home contains 12 rooms—3 baths, quartered oak flooring', back stairway, beauti- ■ ful doors and woodw'ork. finished in mahogany and white: in closed breakfast porch; "two sleeping porches, one open and one Inclosed. • , This home will be open for your inspec tion every day and evening until 9 P.M. Built by Q. U. Small We Invite Your Inspection l ' L. E. Breuninger & Sons . Agents s 706 Colorado > Bldg. - Main 6140 the whole field of real estate practice is the third step in a threefold plan. Preceding parts . provide for the spread In schools throughout the United States and Canada of a two year course in real estate practice already organized, and for the outlin ing at a national conference of edu cators and real estate leaders next month of a liberal four-year course of college grade for real estate edu cation In American universities and colleges. Business Progress. In its entirety the plan constitutes, officers of the association believe, one of the moat notable steps »ver under taken py a national business group to put business, through organization of its body of business knowledge, on a professional plane. The new American Real Estate In stitute. analogous to the American Institute of Banking, will be carried on as a department of the activities of the National Association of Ileal Estate Boards, under the auspices of a special committee appointed by the association’s board of directors. H. U.' Nelson, executive secretary of the national association, will be manager and director of the institute. An ap propriation has been made to cover the Initial expense of preparing les sons and starting the course It is expected that the institute will be organized and in' operation in about six or seven months. Washington. Oregon and Idaho pro duce nearly half of the coi_»morciai apples of the United St' too. MEXICAN CONFERENCE ON PRESIDENCY DENIED Huerta Says He Has Not Talked With Calles and Will Begin Campaign Soon. MEXICO CITY, November 3 He-j ports circulated that Adolfo de la Huerta, former secretary of the treas- | ury, and Gen. P. Elias Calles, former i chief of the cabinet, had agreed to a I private conference to discuss the presi- ! dentlal succession conflict brought denials of such a conference by Senor 1 de la Huerta and the supporters of Senor Calles. De la Huerta announced that *he would begin his presidential cam paign trip throughout the republic after the political conventions. MARTIN HOUSES .34th and R Sts. N.W. I Cheapest and Best Buy in the City 16 builtr- 11 sold —s left 3401 B St.—corner houie; 2 stories and cellar brick; 7 rooms and 2 baths, built-in garage, front and rear porchea. Lot 29x88 ft. to alter. 34th Sk, North of R 2 itorlea and cellar; 6 rooms; ail modam conveniences; front and raar porches; large yards. Easy terms. It will pay you to inspect these houses before buying elsewhere. Light ed at night. James Martin 721 13th SI. Vi. W. M. 2850 ISN’T THIS ATTRACTIVE? PRICE ONLY, $12,000 ■ Very Reasonable Terms This is one of Lhe Ch*vy Chase homes that our salesmen picked out as a • Best BuV in Uiif chanu ijigr section. The horoe-like appearance of the outside as well the inside add to its appeal The house Itself is well built —contains eight rooms, bath, hot-water heat and built-in garage and sleeping porch. The entire property is in first-class condition. Vacant and ready for immediate possession. First floor has very large living room—with open fireplace, dining room, librarv, kitchen, bed room. sleeping porch and bath. , Second floor has three nice bedrooms. Ilrlve or ride ««t Connecticut Ate. to McKinley, east to 3.”td ntreet and north to Oliver Mreet. OPEN SUNDAY FACING SHERMAN CIRCLE The Best New Home Value Ever Offered 29 Built—ls Sold Sample House, 716 Decatur St. N.W. Price, $8,750 to $9,750, Easy Terms Tapestry brick homes, both English and Colonial styles. Your choice of an open concrete or covered porch. Houses 20 feet wide and some of the lots are nearly 200 feet deep, extending hack to large alleys. i (Description) Six large and spacious rooms. First floor contains reception hall, living room, dining "room with French doors leading out op back porch. * Kitchen equipped with white enameled cabinet, one piece porcelain sink and drainboard and outside pantry; service porch. Second floor: Three latge bedrooms, each with large closets: extra linen closet in hall; tiled bath with built-in fixtures. Master bedroom, 11x19 feet. Double rear porches are 10 feet wide and extend full length bi house. i To inspect, take any Ninth Street car ,to Gcorgia t Avenue and Decatur Street; walk two blocks east to property; or phone for free service. . ' \ Owners and Builders REAL ESTATE. • Bcut this ad out See For Yourself . Inspect Any Time Sunday Just Completed scription is given below. ' /Six Rooms and Bath Hot-Water Heat Electricity Built-In Garage Many Other Features No. 625 Orleans St. N.E. (Between 6th & 7th—L & M—N.E.) B. F. SAUL CO. Main 2100 1412 Eye St. N.W.