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Barometer arometer Whereby the theGrowth theG theGrowth
Growth G rovth of the District DistrictMay DistrictNay DistrictiIay
May Be Ascertained AscertainedDOWN AscertainedDOVN AscertainedD
Properties Recently Sold In Increased Increased Increased ¬
creased in Value Soon SoonAfter SoonAfter SoonAfter
After Transfer TransferReal
Real estate utat value val ta J Washington w are aretoo lUetoo aretoo
too big bigApartment bipk bipkApartaeat
Apartment house building J uu is ever oftrdone evertione vr vrtlone
done Terre are more dwelling wUI now nowthan nowthan nowthan
than there are people to All them themThte tbe themThis l
This n has been the burden of the cry cryof rl rlut cryof
of tho iinprogreaalve citiaen of the theNations tbeatloas theNations I
Nations atloas Capital for thepaa the paat decade deesdeIii I Iin
in 1 II fact it ia related by some of the theolder I Iolder Iolder
older realty agents ta that it war not notnnuaual I IIInu8Ul Iunusual
unusual to hear it sold III even aa long longago loneClgo Ionsego
ago aa forty fortyyeara years and possibly some aomeof IIOIIMot someof
of the members memtMt of the Oldest Inhabi Inhabitants Inhabltln Inhabtttuts ¬
tants tln Association odatlon can recall that at a astilt alit astill
stilt lit III earlier rlIerpertod period the timid tt cltiaen was waaf wa waf wasfond
f fond nd of saying the aanie thing t and andreally andreally nd ndreally
really believed It too although he could couldriot couldflot couldnot
riot but observe n on every hand the signs aignsof signsof ap apOJ
OJ of a development develop t of a Greater Washington Wash Washington VuIt1l1gton ¬
ington ingtonTwo 1l1gtonTwo ingtonTwo
Two instances that have but recently recentlyoccurred recentlyo recentlyoccurred
o occurred eulNd serve to show how even some someor MMft MMftof someof
of the most progressive and astute of ofour oflllr ofour
our lllr best people have v failed to realisette realise realisefie leaUaetu
fie tu great poaaibiUtlea OMIb UtlN that yet present presentthemselves pct NIIent NIIenttl1EmMlv sent senttlemselyee
themselves for the future of the city cityThe clt cltThe cityThe
The Wiseacres Vleeac DidVt Know XBVon X w wOn
on 0 the tb occasion of the purchase pure of oftie oCtl ofti
tl tie E a property at the northeast cornerof corner cornerof comeri
i of Pennsylvania avenue av ue and ad Fourteenth Fourteenthstreet Fourteeath8tree Fourteenthstreet
street 8tree with the Intention of erecting erectinga
a r fine hotel thereon which as atatedtit stated statedat stat statlit
at the tiiw > brought the themqnlfteent themqnlfteentJrlce magnlncent magnlncentI marttfeentprlee
I Jrlce > rl < e of H750 58 per foot it was w said Id by bythese b bthfe bythese
these same e wiseacres that the figures ilgureswere i figuresn < < us uswtre
were n re out of all proportion to its value valueiul valueul
+ iul ul 1 that the expenditure of Jt7SCCO t7LC was wasvond wasbeyond
beyond < vond ail reason Now mark the sequel sequelIf I
It wa was the pleasure l lnJre of The e T1neaithin Times Timesv nmetlIthln
v ithin ODe on month thereafter to print th thexclusive the theIustve theI
exclusive e < Iustve information that an advance advanceof adfteet
of t S5 5 per er square foot had been ofreredand offered offeredand ofteredtnrl
and later that the sum um of J60MO in ex exi x xicsa xus
i icsa us of the purchase price prt would be beyiven beftn beriven
yiven ftn It Is said Id that as a yet no decision decisionlrs deelalonbefta decisionbeen
lrs been reached z as II tc tc its acceptance acceptanceor acecp
or ir decline d l1ae and for that reason the th hotel hotelproject betelrroJect hotelrroiect
project as lint t contemplated ta held heldsubject heldubjct heldubject
subject to the action of the new owners ownersr ownerae1
e1 < r the tend landAnother tendAnother JandAMtIler
Another Prophecy That Failed FailedThe FailedThe aUM aUMThe
The second illustration ia In a wayeven way wayoven W1L W1Lven
oven ven more striking The Stone property propertyat
at the t e corner of Fourteenth and F Fstreets FFtrteUi Fe
streets e waa sold at about the acme a < Ude time timebringing timehrlncJac timebringing
bringing the phenomenal henomaal price MIee of > C 7 7pn 76 76per 76per
per foot which was far and away W7 greatlv great greatly veatIy ¬
ly in excess of anything any thine that had been 1Menpld beeni
1 pld aid for Washington jiroperty the total totalrum totalm totalrum
rum m represented repreee ted in 04 th > deal belD being 311P 311Pon 190 11
000 on It ia now reported that an offer of
20000 advance has been made which whicht whichun whichon
t un > n the baste haul of a square foot price would wouldI w wouldhe uld uldIlf
I Ilf S8 higher than the figure re paid but butlittle butlittle butlittle
little over thre thr three months ago agoIt a aIt agoIt
It Is a not believed that this o DIrer Jer will willaccepted Willl
l > e accepted as plan for a II line a officebuilding office officebuilding t1tee t1teeblllldlq
building have lave already been n made to bet be beerected beHeeted
erected t rected on the site > > te and a better Investanent Invest Investment Invltlltment ¬
ment promised prom than the qutok quk k turn turnwould turnould turnwould
would ould seem to show showTruly showfruly showTruly
Truly Greater Washington is pushing pushingahead puabnjlalitad pushingahead
ahead in values valli of realty r alty property y as aswell uwell aswell
well as along alon < < all other lines of progressiva pro progtessiv pro1t
gtessiv 1t 8iv Improvement ImprovementPRICES Improv ImprovementPRICES ment mentPRICES
The Th offices oc on the third floor of the theFlat theFlatir theFlatiron
Flat Flatir Flatiron Iron ft Building known as the J 1 W WAlexander WAlexander V VA
Alexander A lexa der and James Jam H Hyde suites of ofthe orHIP ofclip
the Equitable Life Assurance Society Societyhave SocietyJI i3ocletyhave
have JI < lve been rented for a period of nix and andonehalf andcmehaJf andonehalf
onehalf years at a gross rental of about aboutt aboutS6500
S6500 t 5000 OGO This lease 1 Includes the furniture furni furniture furniture ¬
ture and ftttings especially built to order orderfor orderfor orderfor
for the Ih former offlcea of J 1 W e Alexan Alexander A1ex4Adfr Alexander ¬
der president preIIlde t and James H Hyde v1c v1cpresident viclrresldtnt vies viespresident
president of the Equitable
Europe reports a rapid revival of the thectment thecment thecement
cement industry and traces its begin beginnliiK beginning In InnlnJt
nliiK to the demands which San Fran Francisro Fran1iSt0 Francisco
cisco made upon that commodity for forhuildins torhulldinr forbuilding
building aiirposes nrposa In Europe the mar markKs markf markita
kita kf > t had broken down from excessive excessiveoutputs exeeatvetputs excessiveoutputs
outputs tputs This had been the chronic chroniccondition cbronlclondltlon chroniccondition
condition for several years yearsThe y yThe yearsThe
The effect e < < ect of the San Francisco earth earthrmake rth rthquake
s quake was to stiffen prices first St arid atfdthea aridthen alldt
then t hen to increase the demand to such an anoxtent anextent A Axtent
extent as a to help price to their upward upwardturn upwArdturn upwardturn
turn Meanwhile there has been going goingn pi pin
n in various part parts of the world a great greatdeal great4Ieai t tfleal
deal of constructive work In the form formf formlit formof
lit f dock build building harbor improvements improvementsand
and seawall wall construction in which ce cement eement cement ¬
ment has been one of the leading bate bateriilp baterltlp baterlIr
riilp In the latter half of IMS the in increased Intrf hiI ¬
creased trf I > aaed demands of the United Statese States Stateshelped StatHhf11Md
e helped materially to improve the th mar mlt mltkt maj majI j
I kt t From rom June to the end of December Decemberti
ti t t1 11 < takings rose from 4000 to 61000 tons tonslargo toneit tonslarge
it < large proportion of which went to the theramima thea the1anxtna
ramima a n a J11a canal
J Make haste > to Rt a ehoire < h k lot l t in int 1ntI inti
t tI i < nap subdivision we have ju just justJfnfd justtpened t tp
Jfnfd > p ned They are grin fining with a a rush rushTake rushTake rushTake
Take any tin Pennsylvania P unslVan3 avenue avenuecar avenuecar avenuecar
car of the Capital Ca ltal Traction Com Company ComIUW Comlanv ¬
pany IUW marked mal ked F G going east eaatnd eaL8tnil eastand
and nd rot a free transfer to the theHandle theRandle meRandle
Randle Highlands car carUnited carUnited carUnited
United States Realty Go Go7lh 0071h
71h St and La and Pa Pap Aves H W
Sixteenth Street Mansion MansionFormerly J1ansionFormerly MansionFormerly
Formerly Occupied b by byRussian byRussian Y YRussian
Russian Embassy EmbassyONCE EmbassyONCE EmbassyONCE
AJLUnderOrakam Alexander Graham Bell and Oth Others ars of ofWtrld efWrld ofWorld
World Ntte Have Lived Within WithinIts WithinIts VitltiftIts
Its Walls WallsSecretary Walls1eentta17 WallsSecretary
Secretary Hoot who ho has for the past pastyear putyear pastyear
year occupied oecu the Bourke Cockrane Cockranehooae Cockraneboaee Cockranehouse
house at the corner of Sixteenth and 0 Ostreets 0treeta 0streets
streets will on his return from South SouthAmerica SouthAJftenea SouthAmerica
America some time next month take takepossession taJteP takepossession
possession P MNIIIon of the house generally eraUy known knownas
as the Morton house on Scott Circle at atthe atthe
the Intersection of Rhode Inland ave avenue aV8nue avenue ¬
nue and N street streetThe streetThe treetThe
The house has until recently been oc oeenpted occupied 00eupied ¬
cupied by the Russian embassy but butBaron butBaron butBaron
Baron Rosen decided to make a move moveand mnveand moveand
and Secretary Root found the house houseentirely lOUII lOUIIenUrely I Ientirely
entirely to his hi liking The rent while whilenot whlltnot whilenot >
not stated Is understood to be b approx approxhfttely approx approximately j jimately
imately JlWO 1100 per month which is about aboutthe aboutthe j
the amount that has ba been paid for torhow forhouses j jhouses
how houses e of similar high olass in the fashlonable fash fashtenable tuhIonable
tenable section eUon of Scott and Dupont DupontClrclH DupontCircles I ICircles
Circles I
Lall Landmark mark of the City CityThis CItyTbls CityThis
This house hou has h long 10 been recognisedas recognised j jas Ione
as one of the prominent show places place of ofthe j i
the city and is pointed out to visitor visitoraa vlaltolllU visitorsas
aa the house at different times of Alex Alexander Alexander ¬
ander Graham Bell of telephone telephonerame telephonerameYlce fame fameVice fameVice
Vice President Morton orton Count Cassini Cassinithe Cnlthe Cassinlthe
the Russian ambassador and his charm charming charmInn ¬
Inn niece nlee the Countess Caastnl C who whomade whomade whomade
made the house hou e one of the brightest brightestspots brl brightestspots < < htut I IapotJt
spots of the social world while nill there thereBuilt t tBuilt thereBuilt
Built about the year 1880 1 by Lieuten Lieutenant LIeutenant Lieutenant ¬
ant Broadhead of the navy it was wasshortly wasahorUy wasshortly
shortly after her sold to k Alexander Graham Gra Graham Graham ¬
ham Belt who occupied Me seeuIed it about five flueyeara fiveyears liveyean
years during durin which time ti a Are played playedhavoc plaY plaYhavoc flayedhavoc
havoc with the Interior which was al almost aJJ1ICNJt almost ¬
most entirely gutted Shortly after afterVice afterVIN afterVice
Vice President P skleat Morton entered upon his histerm blatftm histerm
term of office he purchased pu haMd the house houseand houeand houseand
and added largely to It and it Immediately imme immediately ¬
diately l ly became a center for the meetIn meet meeting mfetIne ¬
ing In = of many of the t e most important importantpeople ImportantpeopM importantpeople
people in the political literary and andsocial j jsocial Isoclal I
social world as the Morton M rtoft familv familvwere familywere
were looked upon as most delightful delightfulentertainers deIUuJen ddighuulentertainers I
entertainers en 2rtal and the prominence MOIftI eaee which whichMr wldeltMr whichMr
Mr Morton had so king long occupied gave gavehim gavehim
him a large and extensive ex ve acquaivt aequaltKanee acqualtftance acquaivtance
ance among 8JftO all classes cae of people
CHat CaNtBis Cassia Tern TernShortly Tcr TennShortly I
Shortly Sb nly after Count Casatni came camecremeet camecredited Ac Accredited ¬ i
credited to this Government the house bousewas housewas
was wa rented for the Russian embassy embassyand pmballaYnd embassyand
and nd occupied throughout his entire stay stayand na naand stayand
and the many entertainments of a so socHal 110chaarter soctlat
cHal character which the young count countess counttU eamtess ¬
ess gave ve again brought together the thewealth t thewealth e ewealth
wealth and beauty of the Capital City Cityunder Cityunder Cityunder
under this very VPr hospitable roof roofThe roofTile roofThe
The h hUaCI > use is specially pecIaJ1YadApted adapted for en entertaining eatrtalnlntr entertaining ¬
tertaining and it is probable that the thecoming thecomlntt thecoming
coming winter wtnt will m see a recurrence recurrenceof recurrenceof
of the brilliant affairs which under the theflags theflap theflags
flags of two countries have given the thehouse thehouae thehouse
house so famous a reputation reputationThe reputaUonThe reputationThe
The property Is still owned by Mr MrMorion MrMorton Mrforton
Morton who bo Is also the owner of the thoShoreham theSbortham theShoreham
Shoreham Hotel and other pieces of ofproperty otprorerty ofproperty
property in this city
A new corporation corpora tlon backed by pow powtul power powerful r rful
ful financial Interests baa been formed formedfor torm tormtor formedfor
for the purpose of rebuild oJ the Pal Palace Palee Palace ¬ I
ace ee Hotel upon the site of the old hoe hostelry hoetelry hoetelry ¬
telry and within the next few days ac actual actual actual ¬
tual work of tearing down the are flrescarred ftrescarred arescarred
scarred ruins will commence comme The fact factthat tactthat factthat
that William M Crocker of New York Yorkand Yorkand Yorkand
and William PllUam F Herrin are e among 1UftOIl the theIncorporators theIncorporatora theincorporators
Incorporators of the new company to together toIrether together ¬
gether with ath Senator F G New1a New1aFrederick NewlandsFrederick Newlands NewlandsFrederick
Frederick W Sharon John V Kirkpatrick Kirk Kirkpatrick Kirkpatrick
patrick and I Wellington Gregg Gre jrgives jr jrgive JrJrlv
give Jrlv the affair an important Ilftp rtaDt aspectIt aspect aspectIt upeelIt
It is 1 estimated that the company will willspend willspend wiltspend
spend J 36500000 1500000 500000 upon the new hotel hotelsite hotelte hotelalto
site te which will be bought from theSharon the theSharon theSharon
Sharon Estate Company Coin pan y It will coat cost37o00o00
37o00o00 1000000 and the structure and andtur andturnlllblngs fur furnlshinga fnrnlahings I
nlahings complete are to cost 33600 SS SSooe S6OO
00 ooe more Plans have already been beenprepared beeRprepared beenprepared
prepared by Eastern Ea tern architects
FOR GFPennsylvania GF G F HUFF HUFFI HUFFPennsylvania
I Pennsylvania Congressman Congressmanto Co ressman ressmanto
to Build 100000 100000Residence
ResidenceRepresentative Residence ResidenceRepresentative i iaeptatt
Representative George F Huff of ofPennsylvania ofPenneyvania
Pennsylvania Ivaa now living u at 13S5 Six Sixteenth SIstMftth Sixteenth ¬
teenth street northwest baa commis commissioned eoIDJ8lODed oowmir oowmirsIon ¬
sioned sIon ODed d Horace Trumbauer architect of ofPhiladelphia ofPhiladelphia t tPhUadelpitla
Philadelphia to prepare plans and andspecifications aadl aadlapeetfteatlons andspecifications
specifications for a magnificent I t residence resi residence ¬ i idf
dence df > aee to be erected on the northwest northwestcorner northwestcorner I Icomer
corner of Q street and ad New Hampshire Hampshireavenue lIampehlreaft1ue Hampshireavenue
avenue northwest a site recently pur purchased purcbuecl purchased ¬
chased by him htmThe hQaThe himThe
The houae is to be four stories In Inheight Inbel inheight
height bel < < h fi tl fronting nnting Unc sixtyseven alxty even feet on onNew ORNew onNew
New Hampshire avenue with fiftysix fiftysixfeet attJlxteet fiftysixfeet
feet on Q street to be built of brick brickwith brickwith brickwith
with stone trimmings and will have all allthe alltbe allthe
the latest features of the moat modern moderndwelling JaCNlerndwelUne moderndwelling
dwelling The lot which extends to toCorcoran toCorcoran toCorcoran
Corcoran street will jrive ample pie space spacefor spacefor ce cetor
for carriage room and a handsome hamiome sta stable etable stable ¬
ble in the th rear The cost of the struc structure Btrueture structure ¬
ture is I estimated at 1106600 1106600In 10toO 100000In
In the immediate Im l late neighborhood are arelocated arelocated arelocated
located the handsome haadaome residences of W WC WC WC
C Whtttemore Mrs lr Z Letter Repre Representative Reprentattve Itepreaentative ¬
sentative ntattve John Dalaell Lieut Richard Richardson Richardson Richardson ¬
son Clover Judge Thomas H Anderson Andersonand Anderaonand Andersonand
and others othe of like character The in intersection IrtersecUon intersection ¬
tersection of New Hampshire Hamp blre avenue avenuewith aVeL aVeLwith averdewith
with Eighteenth street forms a wide wideplasu widep wideylass
plasu p which will make a fine setting settingfor settingfor tUn tUnfor
for this thl house
Why how dy do began Dunn Dunnmeeting J Dunnmeeting > an anmeetl
meeting meetl Sloppy on the street I thought thoughtId U1oucI1tId thoughtId
Id can up and see M you about that little littleaccount UtU UtUIftdeed Utileaccount
accountIndeedr account accountIndeed
Indeed interrupted l Slopay SI y its itsjust ltsjust t8 t8I
just as easy for me to call down downAh downAb downAh
Ah and nd when will you leU call down downI 1 1I
I consider this a call down Do Doyou Doyou Dayou
you want me to make it stronger strongerPhiladelphia Btron strongerPhiladelphia < < er
Special Bargains in Homes HomesAbsolutely HomesAbsolutely
Absolutely the Best Built the Most Attractive Attractiveand Attractiveand Attractiveand
and Convenient Homes Ever Offered Offeredat
at the Price
A L dMtoe Httto beme a T room NGIUo NGIUodW means steatecre steatecretvesa tcw tcwIVMNM
IVMNM tOeit fcM Mafcellar cellar fttrnaee laundry laundryed 1auadr7IlK lasadrypeed
peed ed MK Aa Jt MiMllMtt now w home la iRMetIoa a aVK11Y atdaeios
tdaeios MetIoa J
01 01VBJtY 1 1VERY
Look at t this t MUM room died hath tal talpIIuotered term termnlMtered largeplastered
plastered cellar steam t am heater foundry aum aumMtMU It Iteroua numsmus
MtMU large closet cabinet mantel open openftreptec opeDftrepla openfireplacesin
ftreptec fireplacesin in n wet you sever ev r mw M so > mask naehhome maskhouse
home 110 for the money the then too it ItColambia ta aa aaCatamMa enColumbia
Columbia HeMrbtt o one square traIa een eenXuet ansflat
Xtwt flat be soM II Id to settle estate eMteJItOIttbly ilN M euh W Wmonthly Ot0monthly
iiie iiieIlls
TH Tb beet little basso yea yeataeely 011 vr saw sawY sawter fer tile
taeely towmUy 07 located ted iiortaw iiortawrooms ROr Iwt tok It It1OOIU has
0 rooms large bath ow spent or t seller MllRaU sellerall Itar teeaaee teeaaeeall
all In I Mrfect feet condition conditionK4NL aoedttloaa 1tIoIL 1tIoILt4
yt41 yt41VERY K4NL K4NLVBRY t4 t4ylUtY
For INCh a goY house south th front on M Mt Jetteld lettered
t teld r d greet U t In Bloomuniptale Bleema ooaibt mitt It Sa l 1 lust lustjrood u uJrood
jrood a as II R Jtew w ileUM and iM cheaper pet peter Own Owaer
frw er wants U tar larger er bow a and wi will ill MerttV this
7 tonne tiled bath large cellar cellarlent excel excellent coel coelJent ¬
lent fnniiie It to handsomely hJM oIno > lJ lJODted ll ntaheH and anddconvted anddcorated
dconvted < < ODted throughout throughoutIC2SO throughoutA
Thi This praeUeally new thoroughly modern medwnbouM mo modernhouse nt ntbOWIe
bOWIe hat JaM been It taken in trade tn4ecan MM MMcan and andcan
can b be sold at the ridiculously low price pricequoted pricequoted pricequoted
quoted M teem 1IHIIM tiled bath nmt ftrstftoor firstfloorrear floor hitch kitchen klte klteen hitchen ¬
en rear atatrq UUM taJr double back porches Mod Modem XodetI ¬
em etI In every very way y and In perfect shape shapeEasy lhapeEas shapeEasy
Easy Eas term t
17008 noeeON 17008OX 17 17OY
See this t one at once it X r too good sod to last taKlABg IIUKOllie lastlungsome
lungsome lungsomeismiss lABg eome ismisseoapItt ooe will nap eoapItt It up Why not notyoa JtOtY sotyea
yea Y 111 A Mroon house lour on ufirst a first rmt Seer Hoorrear ftoor4o Seerrear
rear stairsback tsm back porches percbsbotwater 4o A hotwater heat heatYou heatYeu heatYou
You will never be able to dopMeat dug ieate it if you youlet youlet OU OUlet
let It paen VM I Iti610
ti610 ti610A
Dont fail to to Me e It t room very vel large targetiled largetiled
tiled lath good cellar Al u furnace Thisle This Thista III
ta a beantttally finished house In a first flntelas ftntD ftntJ7 firstclass
class M section tton ntr D
IT1M IT1MAN J7 7160AN 111 111AN
edNo No superior house to this uu bM ever vr b been bMnO beenthe n npffertd
O ed pffertd < < et114 at the rile It to solidly built
heattttfttHy tttallJ finished has nine large rooms rooms2bss roomsdecoraed roomsk
Neuty elo let space b handsomely decoraed decoraedI dooraaiKy
a k 2bss baa every et Ky medem Appointment very
I light SSJ II tIt SS cellar oar L100 pod Sundry hotwater h beat beatcnatal beatt beatonloelal at atSSl
SSl cnatal 1 porch te frost < nnt a back yard yardan m
about t 1M s test GeeD The location 18 the
best be an the aights aightsA
A fi1AP fi1APthreesir PAP
hII threesir OMwe Mwe on 1 UtIa at at C C CehM CehMfur lum
bIa BeI Heights Heightst lias O raom ontea tea teaat a cellar c fur furwell twoft fursass
sass ft t le a very attnMUft hosaas aDd aDdwell andwell
well located Key Je at odes egfcwK7M odesON
If yon want t a choice horn home frontine on onone Oftore naore
ore of the pretttoet tUeet avenue on Capitol CapI c aploa
Hill see this thl at once S large rooms 100III1ODe wrr wrrone eerone
one fln finished hed in selected hardwood b heated u l
by strain good laundry in cellar csua euorsatet 0oomt t te1
e1 d to suit purchaser Very Vel easy t tens mM
1314 F Street
Are AJolritNL itwt Scaasiaar Arrta Armafeg Ar g Draft f fwr fwrTw frlwtIft r rTrt
Tw lwtIft lrt DwflMiagg far i H T TWfUer TWOmer TWilder
Wilder WfUerA WOmerIlL
A M IlL Schneider architect architectpiau ta peeper propartog peeperlag
tog plans for twelve tWelyeclwel1btp dwelUngs to be beerected Heree beerected
erected eree d by H T Wilder WilderThey Wll WilderThey er erto
They are to be built of hrlek two twostories twoBtorI twostories
stories BtorI and basement with slate roof roofand roe roofand i iand
and improved with all the modern con conveniences coeyenle coavenkaces ¬
veniences veniencesThe yenle venkacesThe ee8 ee8The
The cost Is I estimated H II1atfJ4 at atThe SM6M SM6MThe SfMILThe
The location has not been decided u uas upon uponas i
as Mr Wilder rUder has a choice of two sites sitesand site siteand tell telland
and expects to make lb a decision in a afew atew afew
few days daysBROADWAY day dayBROADWAY daysBROADWAY
Plans for the newest office skyscraper skyscraperpart skyscraperpart kY8 < raper raperpart
part of which Is to occupy the site te of ofthe oCthe ofthe
the old Coal and Iron Exchange have havebeen haY haYbeen havebeen
been filed with Building Superintendent SuperintendentMurphy SupertatendeatMurph SuperintendentMurphy
Murphy by Francis Fra ts H Kimball archi architect archlteet architect ¬
tect tor the owner of the Broadway B BrgadwayCortlandt BroadwayCortlandt Wy WyCortlaJ1dt
Cortlandt Company CO lJilolUY of New York The Theedlnce Theedlflre Theedifice
edifice will face on Broadway Cortlandt Cortlandtstreet Cortlandt8treet CortiandtStreet
street and Trinity Place respectively respectivelyand reaperUvelyand respectivelyand
and will be twentysix twe tyBtx stories Morl on Broadway Broad Broadway Broadway ¬
way and thirtytwo stories stort in its central centralsection centralS6Ctlon centralsection
section on Cortlandt street streetThe streetThe > > tlMtThe
The Broadway section will resemble resemblea
a tower In appearance and Ad will be becrowned becrowned becrowned
crowned with a cupola and a dome The Thenatasance Thedesign I
cIeai design < < n of the edifice will be Italian re rence renatasance
natasance nce There nlf re are to be three groups groupsof ups upsof i
of elevators in sets of seven ven each ex extending extending ¬ I Iten4Inc
tending from the first to the ninth floor floorthe floorthe
the ninth to the seventeenth and ad the theseventeenth tbeteenUt theseventeenth
seventeenth teenUt to the twentyflfth Other Otherelevators Otherelevatonl Otherelevators i
elevators will run from the twentyflfth twentyflfthstory twentyatthstory twentyfifthstory
story to the topOVERDONE top topOVERDONE I IOVERDONE
Visitor yilOfYou You seem to have a hat hatcleaning hatcleaning I
cleaning establishment In every block blockIn boekIn blockIn
In this tow Whats What the use 1 of thatResidentNo that thatResident I
Resident RHldntNo No use at all Frequently Frequentlyyou
you can walk two blocks before you youneed youneed I
need to have your hat cleaned again pln
KttM x 3fabecs tg of f TJiom TAe Prepare tb t the DeReK DeReKaM D Detsigaaand aif aifa
a aM i S Build Ba iM Reties X far farThe forCitenft I
c Citenft CitenftThe
I I1tae
I Iue
The 1tae number of wanted who practice practicethe poracUcethe
the prod profeMlon sislee of architecture to very verymoch veryrh verymuch
much rh greater tII than D the number of wo women woRddteete weseen ¬
men architeeta anqjsjajoa a as a this Uti may mayMoot mayseem y yMoet
seem seemMost
Moot of the women who make ke a bus business bwdot busnew ¬
ness of building buI1dI houses bo1 ee have men In Intheir Intheir
their ofltccs who do the architectural architecturalpart arcJlltecturalpari
part of the work for them Usually Usuallythey UauallJthey Usuallythey
they begin as decorators and if they theyproMpec theypro theyprosper
prosper pro per they Boon find that orders to tobuild tobuild tobuild
build houses also come eoaa to them Usual Usually UaultlIy Usually ¬
ly they have Ita previously added an architect archi architect ardalteet ¬
tect to their oAce staff ata < < or simple ef efforts elforti efforts ¬
forts at decoration frequently demand demandthe demandthe demandthe
the skill iR of a trained architect After Aftera
a while the architect bonds the houses houseswhen hou houwhen houseswhen
when the orders begin to come In InThere InThere inThere
There are women decorators tOlll now pros prosperous proeperoua prosperous ¬
perous enough to have architects in intheir Intbelr intheir
their employ One of these t now occu occupies occupI8 occupies ¬
pies a fourfltory building build in a side aidestreet sidestreet lde ldetNet
street off Fifth fth avenue merely for tft her herown herown herown
own business She began in one room roomdowntown roomdowntown roomdowntown
downtown only a few years year ago Elsie Elsiede EI EIde Elsiede
de Wolfe has ba met with th great success successBinceyhe successsince uccwaslncealte
Binceyhe since she went in for house decoration decorationand decoraUonand decorationand
and she e baa found many y clients among amongher aMOngbel amongher
her wealthy friends She will probably probablybe
be the next person In her line of busi business bualneM business ¬
ness to undertake the building buUdn < < of ofhouses othOUlMl8 ofhouses
houses housesIn hOUlMl8In housesIn
In this th city but one woman wO ln baa en entered entered entered ¬
tered the field of architecture and she shehas IIbehu shehas
has designed house hou only for her own ownInvestment ownInvelltment ownJnvestmfnt
By the way old man could you let letme Jtme letme
me have a liver till tomorrow night nightSorry nlgbtSorry nightSorry
Sorry but I havent a thlnw thl thin but out the thefive theftve thefive
five I just borrowed from TTUnB arlnsWell TTUnBWell tn tnWIl
Well that will do Source never nevercuts nevercuts nevercute
cuts anv figure with me meMilwaukee meMilwaukeeSentinel meMilwaukeeSentinel Milwaukee MilwaukeeSentinel
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Offered for First Time I j
1825 1827 and 1829 18 9 Monroe Monr e St StLOCATION StLOCATION StLOCATION
In front of 100000 mansion and surrounded by many manycostly manycostly manycostly
costly fashionable homes Highest part of Ingle Ingleside Ingleside Ingleside
side near Connecticut Avenue cars 11 rooms two twobaths twobaths twobaths
baths large front colonial porch also back porch two twostories twostories twostories
stories front and rear stairway large front terrace terraceand terraceand terraceand
and deep back yard yardHOT yardHOT yardHOT
Finished in quartered oak handsomely decorated decoratedand decoratedand decoratedand
and elaborate mantels and gas fixtures Now open openDONT openDONT openDONT
Price i ice Terms to Suit SuitEXCLUSIVE SuitPERCY SuitJC
JC 8250 82aDe0Terms 250
927 G Street I N W WI
House Owners and Agents Report Little Trouble in inRenting inRenti inRenting
Renting Renti ng Apartments A partmen ts and Dwellings as asFall asFall asFall
Fall Season Approaches
What 1 t will the harvest t be 6 < hi the matter matterof matterof
of renting dwellings and apartment apaJt ta this tlrtufall t1t thisfail c ctaU I
fall fallThi
Thi This was a question which deb save p ve house houseowners houeowners 110 110OW
owners OW r and agents alike cau cause for much JRucIadhieuMlon muchdiscussion j jdlacuaaion
discussion in tb the early summer sum sumIt summerIt j jIt
It was believed that tli Ute tremendous treMead treMeadamount tremendousamount j jamount
amount of bvildtog which was th than n go goII golug
II inK K on and which had been projected projectedfor projecttor project projectfor
for the summer would create a plethoric plethoriccondition pIthorIccondition plethoriccondition
condition that would leave many idle idlehouses Idlehou Idlehouses
houses hou etI on the market marketParticuiarlr 1IMLrketParticularly marketParticularly
Particularly so wa wall this t stated state would wouldb wouldbt wouldbe
b bt be th the caa case with regard ta apartment apMIIMIlUwhich apartmentswhich
I which were oetnjc erected far In excess exceaaof exeeaof excessof
of the d deaad maiii for them themIt themIt
It was therefore not without withoUtmhttrtvlnga some sommemisgivings somemhigfvinga
misgivings that the approach of the thefall
fall renting M MllIIOK K > R wan watched by byentlrelr
maG many owners and agents 1J8IIt8 who ho were sot sotentirely
entirely sure of their noettto noetttoGenerally peskiso peskisoGenerally
Generally neraUy the renting season does do on not notopen JIOtOPff1 actopen
open well until the lick h of fleptewber fleptewberand Aeptaaberand ber berand
and agent are not expecting ex Uatr to do more morethan Jft morethan N Nt
than t mate make ke preparations preparat1 1U1 up to that time timeby tbIteby tameby
by placing < < their advertisements advertl and anduch andsuch ad adBucb
such uch other effort e efforta < < a as may be used to tofurther tofurther tofurther
further business buaineaeIt
It was w therefore a matter of agree agreeable agreeable ree ¬
able surprise aa the lint of the month monthapproached
approached to find that the demand demandhad d4IMa8dbad demandhad
had already net in I and gave promtee of ofgrowing ofCODIltaftUy ofgrowing
growing constantly ac the people return returned returnto returned ¬
ed to the city cityTh eIt7Tlte cityThe
Th The OpimoH Opl Ic General GeneralA
A visit to a number ber of the prominent prominentagents proIIII proIIIIa prominentagents
agents a < < ents by v a repreaetttative of The TimM TimMfound Tleefound lIntN lIntNfound
found an almost universal Ul Yenal feeling fee ac of ofHatiftfaction oftat1ata ofsatisfaction
satisfaction tat1ata Uon and the statement generally generallybut paeraUymadp generrUymade
made that It wu not a lade or renters rentersbut rentersbut
but rather a want of proper auarters auartersthat qu rters rtersthat tenl tenltha
that tha t were to be had hadThe JIAdThe badThe
The majority of l aunts went further furtherand furthernd furthersad
and nd stated Mat that both in dwellings tweU1 and andapartments andapartments
apartments a there t were more applleanta applleantathan apptlea applicants applicantsthan ta tathan
than they could accommodate accommodateIn 1
In J n more ore than one case the statement
4 4i
2M 1C Twelfth street southwest southwestSarah nutbw t8arh Sarah A ABult ABuItIAId ABullard
Bult BuItIAId rd to Reverta S Ehrmantrout lot lotML lote lotParkLillie lotsquare
ML square e > OK Stt 010ParkLillie SttRandfe
Randfe ParkLillie M I Wrenn et vlrLouis vlr vlrLouis virLou
Louis Lou I to Frank E L Butterneld tot toti JotbIoek loti
i i Mock 2 + XU AaTwentyseventh XUTwentyseventh neTwentHenth
Twentyseventh street to Chesapeake Chesapeakeand ClMapeakeIalo Chesapeakeand
and Ohio Ialo CaaaJDeMIe Canal Deaale H Lincoln to toS
8 Dana Lincoln part original I lot lotaqua w weftstr 2 2square
square aqua 9 J6 > a S Dana Lincoln LJnc In et ux Lx to toHani toJ
3 Harris Franklin same me property JW JWNorth SMNorth 310North
North Grounds Columbian University UniversityAnats UBivendtyA UniversityAnnie
Annie A J Push et It vir Edward L to toRedford toR4dtonl toRedford
Redford W 1 and William H Walker Walkertot Walker Walkerlot
lot M block 40 no noJlDUrtfnth 310Fourteenth 0 0Fourteenth I
Fourteenth street northwest between bfotweenL j
L and M streets atreetEU8e Eugene e S Benjamin Benjaminet I Iet iet
et ux to Joseph Jo ph H Ciirran C IIT part origi original orielI orielIoal origiIsl
nal lot I square 37 S1I 10 10H44 I
H44 P street northwestsWilliam A ALeetch ALeetch A1Htch
Leetch et al trustees truate to Thomas B BSander B8ancIen BSanders
Sander lot M square W 510 510P 10P 10 10P
P street northwest between Fourth Fourthand Fourthand Fourthand
and Fifth lItftetaJouuu streets Joanna Gornam to Su Susanna Suanna Sumnna ¬
anna Brown lot C square 611 SM SMIffll 1t 1tJilt
Jilt to IMS Vermont V 81IIIODt avenue a northwest northwestSame northwtSam northwestSame
Same Sam to Arthur W K Nyce lot SS 54 fr B Bsquare 6 6IIQUAre 65square
square 9O 10 Arthur Arthur rthur W Xyce yce conveys con conveys eonys ¬
veys ys same me property pa oper y to Joanna Gorham Gorhamand Gorhamand Gorhamand
and Mary H Jen Jenkins kin 1 1I 16 16I 6 6I
I street t t southeast BOuthea t between Eighth and andNinth andNinth andNinth
Ninth streets etreetaGeorge George H Dlerkoph etux et ecux etux
ux to Mary K Offutt part original 011 < < 1111 lot lotS lotS
S square 110 110l 10 10I
2101 I G l street northwest northwestDaniel Daniel Lough Loughran LoUChran Loughran
ran et ux to trustees truete of Western Pres Presbyterian Prebytertan Presbyterian ¬
byterian Church east 4 original lot S Ssquire Ie IeIMlwore 1aqurre
squire 71 ItE 1 1E 10 10E
E street southeast IIOUtb between betw Twelfth Twelfthand Tweltthand Twelfthand
and Thirteenth Thlrt lth streets 8trMtSGeorJlfe George C Pum Pnmpbrey Pumphrey Pumpbrey
pbrey et al at to Sarah E Miller part lot
70 square 1618 Ut 016ChlcheoterWllSam 16 16Chlcheeter
CblcbeetuWUam Chlcheeter WilWam H Hunter et ux uxto 1IXto uxto
to AfroAmerican Afro Jltertraa Realty Company part partlot partlot partlot
lot 1 St StSeventh 10 10Seventh 6 i
Seventh street northwest between X Xand Xand Nand
and 0 JltrHtsJIrank streets Frank H Town Towner wn r It t uv uvto urto u x xto
to Harry Kaufman part original lot 1 1square 12 12square 2 2quare
square 421 WO WOWisconsin B0Wisconsin 10
Wisconsin avenue northwest nortbw between betweenM tween tweenand
M and N streets streetsCharles > > Charles CharI H Bauman Baumanet I
et al at trustees to Maria L Taff
was w maoe made that loop apartment ttI which whichhad whicbhad whichhad
had been placed with them t to rent were wereentirely w wereentirely rt rtenUrely
entirely taken before they were com comDieted completed om omplfted
Dieted DietedBy plftedBy pletedBy
By comparison CO IparllIOft with last year thr tllfflU thFmood < i imand
mood far outran the inquiry for th thm thmat thmat m mat
at that time which was eonflidervi eonflidervimore oonaideretmore
more JIKNe 8IU1pIIaI surprising In view of 0 the fact that thutthe f thatthe hilt hiltthe
the present winter W 1ter marks the shortsession short shortsession IIhortM88Ion
session of Congress eonr which ta always alwayslooked al13 ai w a Y y It It1eoke4 slooked
looked upon as unfavorable tavorable to renting rentingIn untlngIn rentingIn
In some cases the statement was volunteered vol volunteered 01 01UfttMrflJd ¬
unteered that the present year had been hrertthe beenthe
the beat one so far up to date te and even eventhing everythlntr ever everthing
thing promtoed a favorable continuattan continu continuation contlnuatlOll ¬
ation ationThe atlOllTIN attanrho
The question uaa as a fr > whether the larg largnumber large largenu largenumber
number nu of ap apartment otMelit houses h had pro produced prvduced produped ¬
duced any ltT effect upon the demand for fordwelling tordwellbt fordwellings
dwelling dwellbt was answered by the state statement statat statemeat ¬
meat t that t dwelling dwel houses In good CAR CARdttton e Condition n ndtUon
dttton were ere stiH as popular as even evecRest evenRents
Rest Are SlffaUy SH hUy Nigher NigherThe Dgher DgherThe f1ter f1terThe
The general consensus CO Mft8Ua was that rents rentswere rfl rentswere t twne
were a trifle higher than heretofore heretoforewhich beretoforiwh1eh heretoforewhich
which was w partially explained by the in increased h heoIt toreuased ¬
creased cost of building which requtrM requtrMadditional requtr requtreladditional < 1 1addtt1oDa1
additional rent to provide a good Invert Invertmeat InftII1eb invetmeat
meat meatIn II1eb meatIn t tIn
In these toqvtriee no particular sec action section M ¬
tion was selected but the inquiries were wereIntended were1ateftdM wereintended
Intended to ewer tile whole MAe city and andthe andtbe andthe
the same general raI answers elII were re returned returned returned ¬
turned turnedShould turnedSbculd turnedShould
Should conditions continue eeII aue a as favor favorably fa favorably or orabl1 ¬
ably a they WJ have av begun it can an 14 14stated 1 1stated tastated
stated that by the t first of the coming comingmonth fomingmouth comingmonth
month at which time nearly all house househunters hou8tl1unttril househunter
hunters will w l be provided the th number num r of ofvacant otvacant ofvacant
vacant houses bon and apartments will he heremarkably beremarkably > e eremarkably
remarkably small and in the majority majorityoC major majorityof tv tvot
oC cases will be entirely due to cur surroundings 8urJCMJMtnp curroundingi ¬
roundings not agreeable agreeableGreater acreeab1eCftater agreeableGreater
Greater Washington WlUlbiact a ta on th the big higlroad bigrand <
road to an eves greaterjprospert greater eater prosper r1 iy r y am amthe Jinhe anthe
the he advocates of a Four Hundred HundredThousand HundrflThchaa l lThousand
Thousand Thchaa d Club will needs make prep preparations JlrtpIJaUOM prepurations ¬
arations to comfortably house hou e them
Blanche M Gross Edward C Gross GrossRobert GroSHobert GrossRobert
Robert L Gross and Annie nnM E ChaiTe ChaiTetot ChafrpPJot Chaffeelot
tot 4 and part of tot C square 11 ll9i Jli JliMoore 1 1M 1n 1nMoore
Moore M Ie Barbours addition a ad4ltionJoseria ad4ltionJoseriaBarn ltJnJofl Jonepii JonepiiSava Ia IaSava
Sava et t ux to Rachel Sava Sa lot 1 block bJI
1 IW IWFernwood 13 13FemOOd 10Fernwood
Fernwood HelghtsClarence Heights Ifel hQClarenN Clarence P Rheem Rheernet
et al trustees tn teH to William M TerreU TerreUlots Tt Terre Terrelots > rreIi rreIilot
lots lot 22 to 4 block 1 4SC100 4SC100Mt 56100 56100Mt 100 100It
Mt It Pleasant and lid Pleasant t Plains PlalncHarry PlainsHarry PJalnpHarry
Harry Wardmaa to Grace M Ennls Ennlstot Ennllot Ennislot
lot 124 24 block 14 r rWest ro b bWest
West eat KckingUMX KckingtorjCapital ICapital Capital City Improve ImprmFmeut Improvemem Improve Improvemeat
meat Company to Minnie Mard MardDorothy M ant ajiir antDorothy
r Dorothy B Shafer lot 50 square 7 fU fUt f1 312q0
2q0 0 t street northwest northwestCharlotte Charlotte L LDrain LDratn I IDrain
Drain to Avlett Allett T Holtsman lot lotsquare CT CTMfuare C
square 57 Jlo JloSherwoods II 10 10Sherwoods
Sherwoods addition to Broikland BroiklandThomas BroklandThomas
Thomas McXeilly 4cXt > 1I1y et ux to Edward Cole Coleman Coleman
man lot 4 block blO < k 3 310 310w 10 10Section 0 0ie
ie ief w r a
f i fi 1 Section III IIIY IIIA I II f ff
f r rA
I A New ew Subdivision 5ub ivision j i 3 3Villa
I j 2 Villa Sites I IOnehalf i ilOnehalf
lOnehalf Onehalf to four acres bantf bfauUtully beauttfully i ifully
fully located rolling not too hlI hlIi hl1h hl1hJut hi 11y
i Just north of Section SectJ n II and andi i iT
T i fronting Connecticut avenue froueast from fromT frulIeut
east euti easts
T i Prices from 8c to lOc lOcper lOcI i iper
I s per foot foott j jVERY
f Good aeweragv ewer > picas w tem Call and aolget f fbe tT
T get plata and run partlC1llan wm Willbe I
f be be1ad glad to show you th the property propertyI I I II
7 I at any time timeTHOS timei
t i THOS J FISHER 8 i CO Inc Inct t t
1414 F Street N W V i I Iy ti
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J j T > ji jiThese <
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tT X XThese
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These Handsome New Houses HousesJust
Just Completed CompletedN CompletedN CompletedCorner
N E Corner of 19th and an YSts YStsFormerly VStsFormerly YSts5Formerly
Formerly California Avenue AvenueArrangement AvenueWashington AvenueWashington
Washington Heights HeightsArranement4 IieightsArrangement4
Arrangement Arranement4 4 rooms on 1st floor
7 bed rooms and t nd 2 tiled bath rooms on 2d and 3d 3dfloors 3dfloors 3dfloors
floors firstclass steam heating plant plantPorches planlPorches plantPorches
Porches for two floors in rear Back stairways stairwaysElectric stairways stairwaysElectric stairwaysElectric
Electric lighting lightingPrices lithtinfPrices lightingPrices
Prices and terms will be given on applicationThos applicationisher application
Thos J Fisher isher Co Inc
1414 F Street N WExclusive WExclusive W WExclusive
Exclusive Agents Ag nts

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