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IN N. I. TOTAL 390 MILLIONS All Records for Prospective Erection of Houses Smashed In Metropolis. New York city builders have 'sied plans for th. erection of liriwprty iII New York city totaling $300,530,01( during the past ten months. This breaks all.high records, both for, number of buildings ani co.. ?ilinge of the past month held the high-water mark of the boom, with strong indications that even winter will not stop it. Fully 60 per cent, or $235,000,000, is going for housings, a round $150,000 - 000 for private dwellings. $35.000.000 for apartments. Dwelling builders under the stimulus of ten-year tax exemption started the mwvemn'. This in why their projects hokd .uen a decided lead. Easier mortgage lots conditions are hurrying apartment builders into the arena now and their operations promise to more than b.1 ance any seasonal reaction among the 1 smaller houses. In fact, mortgage money is offered everywhere on such easy terms that any builder cnn get all he may need for reasonable ven tures. To House 325,000. Housing under way or cotnpleted provides for 280,000 persons. It is apparent that the full year's output Will make new homes for over 50,000 families, or 325,000 persons. In the greater city, total building outlays since the first of the year reach $348,276,000. This leaves '42. 234,000 for the suburbs of W$'estche. ter, Nassau. Suffolk and the Jersey' City housings involve $208,800,000~tcr more than 30,000 families. Manhattan holds its usual sime tacular lead with plans filed for $135,010,000, of which $21.250,000 ure for altering old buildings. lig apartments operations are getting under wa'y in fair volume on Wash ington Heights, tue logical neixt theatre of such undertakings, espe( tally on the remariable sites arounIl the 168th street station of the sub way. But most of the total is still for business or institutional struc tures. Brooklyn Records 589,101,000. Brooklyn, with $89,101,000, t-qual Its old-time boom records in home building. Alterations take 86.150. 000. It compares with less than $t;2,000,000 for the corresponding period last year. Queens scores a firm third with !63.025.000, the alterations taking $2,750.000. Nearly 80 per cent is fnr private dwellings. The outlay for the first ten months last year was less than $31,000,000. The Bronx, too, has been putting up small dwellings at' a record-breaking pace. Its total is $53.890,000. Flat buildings are steadily increasing their activities, one day s plans last week tailing for close to $950,000. Total outlays compare with less than $20. 000,000 for the corresponding period last year. The strength of the residential movement, with its tendency to ease the rental situation through produc tion of surplus housings, is shown by the weekly reports of F. W. Dodge Company. Among 385 cont"cts awarded in one week at $17.894.400 were 278 residential at $8,870.300 Among 471 operations announced ten tatively, calling for $13.256,500, were 354 residential at $8,437,300. $1,000 RUG STOLEN FROM HOUSE OFFICE BUILDING Thievery in the House Office build ing has become so common that mem bers have employed private detectives to aid them in their search for missing articles. Congressman Thomas 1. Dunn of New York, who lost a rug valued at $1,000, has employed the O'Dea De tective Agency to trail the thief who got away with the rug. lie intimated that should the rug he returned intact no prosecution would follow. MILLERAND TO KEEP HIS HANDS OFF CONFERENCE PARIS. Nov. 5.-While Priesident Millerand has assunmed control of domestic affairs in the absence of Premier Briand he does nlot intend to interfere with the French policy at Washington. he announced today- Re plying f O a reqluest fi-om the Inter national News Service for a statement regar-ding the Washington conference President Millerand said: "I think it would be improper inasmuch as the head of the govern ment will ie in Washington CUITTING about * off your former fuel bill. would be satisfactory, wouldn't it? Well, it can be done. You can entirely eliminate overheating and underheating the house, which is one of the chief causes of excess fuel consumption, by installing Tr..MINNEAPOUT" es/ 'RhMaAT R ouAT-moA "The Heer of th. Heettuts Pleat"__ Entirely automatie in innperat- J tion of the drit, andl damper., maintaining and even tempera- iI tnre day and night. MUTUAL SERVICE *UREAU, In. l~strlliutr lmone Main 3AAqt3 'JOHNSON Fir HOUSES o Five homes, Nos. 4502 to 4510 J pleted by F. M. Johnson Realty C( are modern throughout, and each h ENGLISH WILL BE CHIEF LANGUA6E AT ARMS PARLEY Though French Is Also Recog nized, Anglo-Saxon Tongue Will Dominate. It .International New Ser Ice. i'nglish1 will he the dominant Ian. guage of t he ArtamenIt I 'on ferr ne. notwithstanding that both French and English have bven designated as offical for the gathering. r This fact developed today upon colrtieion of the compilation of data eoncriining the linguiatle' accoml plishnicrts of the various delegates. Only foi' of the twenty-three grin cipal delegates are unable to speak English, while eleven do not speak French and several of those who do speak that language prefer Kinglish. Secretary of State lilughes. chair mian of the American delegation, speaks Flre'nh. E~lihu Itoot under- I stands French perfectly atnd Teaks it with considerable flucnev. Senator I lodge, like itRot, understands french, but prefeis to talk English. Sir Robert liarden, delegate for Canada, is fluent in "reneh, as is Arthur Balfour, but the other nern bers of the' British contingent are credited only with English. Of the French dlegation, only one. Ambhassador . Juisserand, speaks Eng ilsh, neither lrine Minister 3riand., nor former Premtier Viviani ever having attempted to moaster the language. All three of the Japanese main delegates are fluent in English. as are three of the four Italian deblI' -ates. All the Italians are fluent in. French, and two of themi ulso speak German . VEIL LIFTED ON PAST OF DEAD "LOVE PIRATE"1 DIETROIT, Mich., Nov. .-Part of the veil of mystery surrounding .ohn t L. larding, 'love pirate.,' who died in r Milwaukee, leaving an estate of $10-.. 0011, was uncoverid toibay when Miss Mae Towne', employe of a local hotel, declared she n-t iardin; here two l years ago and that a friendship grew because they were both from Nash-, ville, Tenn. "ie spoke to me of 'Blanche' andI called her his 'little trick,' she said. "larding's father owned one of the most pretentious plactes in Nashville," snys Miss Town. * CABARET SINGER SHOT TO DEATH, MAN DYING VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 5.-Mrs. May Young. an enter lainer in the Monte 'rlo, a enharer, Vancouver's best known night lif resort, which was closed a few laxA ego, is dead, and L. T. Dillon in a ho.o' pital, dying, as the result of two shotw which were fired in a room at th Stratheona H otel here today. The wonman died appare'ntly in stantly as the r'esult of a wound fr'.m a rifle, the mian then directing a shror .nto his own chest. Details of the tragedy are unknown. FOR COLORED HOMESEEKERS Price, saao SM'A,. CAIII PAYM~ENT RAIANCE~ MON'EHLY Sample__House-Vacant These especially wellbuilt brick homes contain six large rooms and bath, and furnace heat; in splendid northwest location not far from Armstrong High School. B. F. SAUL CO. Main 2100 1412 Eye St N. W. John F. Donohoe & Sons, Inc. Real Estate anid rn~aarwne, 314 Pounnsylvanaa Ave. S . DISHES FIVE J IOWA AVE. owa avenge northwest, just com mpany. They contain six rooms, ouse has a built-in garage. "Y" REAL ESTATE COURSE OFFERS SOLID LECTURES In opening the special course on real ,state at the Y. M. C. A. last Tueweday evening, John A. Petty, the instructor outlined the entire course. and s'ub mittted to the class an analysis of thr real eta te business. Ile showed the functions of a real .,tate office to bew dealing in real te lte in the matter of sales, loans l tts, development of acreage and cop tr ition of prulwtites. 'oupled with1 Ilese ine' tions was that of insurance, whleh has grown to be considered a p remafnent department of a real estate tfflee. In analyzing the operations of real esUtte organization, Mr. Petty ointe'd out that salesmanshi', adve ising and appraisal wer' the three 'ersonal elements, and settlements -outructs and conveyancing, the three ptincipal details. Zoning, taxatior ad titles were taken up and the rela 'on they bore to the differnte' depart ments of n real estate office was ,own. As a basis or foundation for t, entire field of operation, the sub ject of ethics and law was briefly out The next lecture' in this coarse will >e held on Tuesday evening, Novemc wer s, at 7:30 p. n.. and William If. Saunders, a past president of the Washington Iteal Estate Hoard and 'ne of the oldest real estate brpkers in Washington, will deliver a lecture on he management of a real estate office l'he class, which now numbers about cixty, is composed of both men and woment'l. HOUSE TO AUTHORIZE LIBERTY BOND REFUNDS By international New. Stervice. The House is expected to pass to lay a hill authorizing refunds aggre rating about $250,000 to a large num w'r of subscribers to liberty bond stes through national banks which 'ailed before the subscriptions were -ald up and the bonds issued by the ianks. There are five such banks which ailed owing liberty bond subscribers -arying amounts. They are located me each in Pennsylvania, Ohio. Min esota, North Dakota and Califor nia. 'hen these banks closed their doors nd a receiver was placed in charge cy the Comptroller of Currency a Iemand by the liberty bond supscrib. rs was made on the receiver for re 'und of money paid on account of he purchase price of the bonds. This efund could not be made without a peieal a't of Congress. NIRELESS AMATEURS TO GET HARDING'S MESSAGE NEW YORK, Nov. 5.-Every wire ess amateur in the United States nd its possessions Is invited to 'listen in" for President Harding's pecial message to the world. The 'resident will send his message via he Radio Corporation of America's radio central"-world's largest wire ess station-upon its official opening ovember 5, 1921, at 3 p. m., Eastern tandard thne, to be broadcasted to he entire world. The Week's I Park Road, Close to R. C. Park, $11,500 Seven rooms and bath, with sleeping porch, large front and rear porches, hot-water heat, electric light, hardiwood floors; deep lot to alley with garage. Macomb St., Cleve land Park, $20,500 Very attractive residence in this exclusive suburb, contain ing 10 rooms, 3 baths, on large lot with garage. Excellent ar rangement of interior. Tbir is a fine modern house that will excite your interest. In Bloomingdale, $6,500 Six rooms and bath, 'tra toilets, modern throughout, and in good condition. Close to R. C. Park, $13,500 Eight rooms, 2 baths; also complete servants' bath and quartersu in cellar; hot-water heat, electric lights, inetantan teous hot water heater; hard wood floors; garage; property in splendid condition; make immediate inspection. Allan E W Incorp4 813 15th St. N. W. RELTORS HE ILISTED ROOMS FOR D.C. GUESTS Board Plans to Open Two In. formation Booths at Union Station. me special committee on housini of the Washington !teal Eastatt loard, according to Percy 11. Itus w.-il. its chairman, has about con rleted its arrangements for taking -are of the official visitors, to Wash ington. This committee had two distinct tasks to accomplish in recent weeks. First, securing housing facUities for those expected in Washington in connection with the conference on limitation of armament, and second, for the invited guests of the Gov ernment who will participate in the ceremonies of the burial of an un known soldier on Arnistice Day. In the first matter, the board has listed ani classified several hundred properties, ranging from single roomus to completely furnish/ d dwell Ings and apartments. These prop arties are now ready and available for any of the foreign visitors and newspaper men. l'p to the present time, however, there have been no requests mede to the board for as comnodation. Those in close touch with the situation are of the opinion that requests will come from the dif ferent sources at one time about the middle of next week. Arrangements have bwen made by the special conmittee to have a suf ficlet number of the committee at the offices of the Real Estate Board both day and night to handle the work so that the visitors will 1w located as quickly and conveniently as possible. Bureau At Station. The special citizens' committee, headed by Commissioner Rudolph, will maintain an information bureau at the t'nion Station and see that those seeking quarters are properly directed to the office of the Real Estate Board. A large sign has bern placed on the building in front of the board's offices indicating that the housing headquarters are lo cated there. The second matter, that of secur ing rooms for those invited to the Armistice. Day ceremonies, was un dertaken at the request of the War Department. This work was made necessary by reason of the fact that the hotels were only able to accom modate about one-half of those in vited by the Government. It seemed that 500 additional rooms were need ed and the citizens of Washington responded to the appeal of the board in a most patriotic and !enerous manner. Some of the rooms being listed absolutely .without charge. A total of over 800 rooms were listed, and, while at first that seemed to be more than necessary, subse quent developments have changed the situation. The War Department has received requests in large numbers for rela tives of deceased soldiers who de' sire to attend the mnendorial ceremon les and the department is anxio'ts that the relatives of the men who made the supreme sacrifice he coin fortable housed while in Washing ton. it has also developed that the American Legion will have a large representation in Washington in ad dition to those officially invited hv the Government. The War Deport men desires to assist these war veterans. These visitors will remain In Wa'sh ington not to exceed from November 9 to November 12. Owing to the tem porary use of the rooms listed, praetC cally all of them came from private homes and private families and thc willingness to open their homes to these heroes connected with .h^ wo:lu war was actuated by a high sense of patriotism. Rooms Card Indexed. For the convenience of the visitors, the War Department will establish in (Union Station a special informatie. lest Offerings Washington Heights, $12,000 A mighty desirable 6-roonm and bath residence in that ex clusive section of the Heights where these houses are so much in demand. Large living room. Sleeping porch; new hot -water heating plant; electrie light; awnigs, metal weather strips; large front porch; cedar closets and other features. Kenyon St., West of 19th, $12,000 Excellent 6-room artdl bath house with glassed-in sleep'ing porch; hot-water heat, electric light, maid's room in attic. Property in excellent condi tion. Location on Washingtdn Heights. overlooking Park, .makes it most desirable. Chevy Chase, D. C.n $16,800 A very beautiful hoitet in best section of suburb Is this nine rooms and 2 bat~h resi dence, just offered for sale. It has hot water heat. -tlectric light; lot 60 feet wide; garage. Property is all that could be desired by family of refine ment seeking home in exclusive section. diker & Co. rated F. B. CROWT WOODLEY Detached home of Dutch Color and A. N. Miller at 3509 Woodley Frank B. Crowther. It contains modern, and has a garage for tw booth for those cotting to Washlin ton in connection wlth the Arristice Day ceremonite. ThiN booth is it tirely distinct frot that establishd for the purpose of aiding those corning in connection with the artms confer ence. 'rhe War I e"partm.nt infurto tion booth will be equipped with a enol Pytet containing all of the rooms listed through the real estate hoard, and the visitors will be ansigned andt directed to their rooms at the I'nion Station. The services of the r.'tI estate board in connection with this ." wtr. cutfined 'nerely to re curing the list of rooms which h t t leen turned over completely to th..e War Departrnent. The tonitttee handling the speciml housing work consists of Perrv I. itussell, chairmantn; obert C. llowni, F. E. %fiddleton, J1. Leo Kolb, Itobert L. McKeever, 4'harles It. t aywood, 3o seph A. Herbert, flarry S. Welch and R. Owen kdntontton. BIRTH STATISTICS FOR 1920 SHOW INCREASE OF 7.6 PCT. Births recorded In the "birth regis tration area" during 1920 totalml 1,.509.74. the Public Health Service announces. exceeding deaths by 672, 720. The birth rate showed a rela tive increase of 7.6 per cent. over 1919. The registration area new include1.' twenty-three States. comprising t8 per cent. of the national popula'ion. Locate Stolen Car. FREDERICK, Md., Nov. 5.-Two men from Bristol, Tenn., arrived in this city and ident!fied a Ford tour ing car as one that was stolen from their father on O( tolsr It;. The machine was recovered by Special Dc puty Henry Nuz, who arrested a man who gave his name as Herman Britt, of lagerstown. on October It. Britt escaped from police headquar ters. FOR E OFFICE Available for Disari In Buildings Onl From, the Bureau of Randall H. I 1207 Connecticu Telephone Fran CHOOSE YOU 1215 to 1221 Kei 13th and Spring 8th and Quincy S 23 Bryant St. N. 1352 to56 K St. 947-957 14th St. 539-41-43 Kentuc REMEMBER TI 6,I7AND 8R( All Houses Open All Houses Sold on Force Your House to Pay f< Rent Second Floor fc Monthly Pa HER BUYS ROAD HOME iar type recently built by W. C. road northwest and purchased by nine rooms, two baths, is strictly o cars. SAYS JAPAN AS NATION IS MUCH TOO CRITICAL TOK YO. Nov. .-laird Northcliffe, the guest of .apane 4 newspalwr mnn at i dinner in honor of his hbrlef visit to Toky'o, sild, in .aidressling the its senlajiled re prte n tat ives of the preis, that he had ol bs.rvied the Japanese as a nation were ilineli.d to be too Irit! cal of the dbinis of other nutions. If.- thought perhaps this was be catse Japal was a young nition, and youth was likely to be critical. lie had a rule on his newspaperHi he maid, that it was not right to criticise othere while there was so ruuch at home de serving of t riticirn. Lord Northclhffo made a brief t all tat the Hiritish eribassy, visited the university, took luncheon with Vi count ('hinda, forrner ambiassador to Great Britain, and tea with Ilaron oto,t thle iayor of Tokyo. lie then left for Kioto. WAR BOARD APPROVES FOUR GEORGIA LOANS The War Finance Corporation to daV approved loans of $7;,000 to four banks in ;. orgia, loans of $130.000 to two banks in North Carolina and loans of $52,000 to two banks in Texas. The War Finance Corporation also approved a loan of $250,000 to an '.x porter to aid in the exportation of lobaccti to China. Corner brick house, surround ed by houses selling at about -twice what I want for my six room corner house in solid white neighborhood. Immediate possession. ('ash $1,000, price, $5,000, and $50 monthly, in eludes all interest. Apply 355 Sixth street northwest, phone 8250-J Columbia. tENT ! SPACE nament Conference y Short Distance American Republics lagner & Co. t Avenue N. W. kin 4366-67-68 4STEIN UloMES 13I4 FST NW R LOCATIONI rnyon St. N. W. Road N. W. ts. N. W. E. .E. 3. E. :ky Ave. S. E. -IESE FACTS! )OM HOUSES for Inspection Monthly Payments or Itself--You Can Easily *r Enough to Make aymnents FIRMOF HEDGES AND MIODLETON REPORT SALES Vernon Apartments and Other Residential Properties Sold Through Agency The male of the Vernon Apar'tent and reludenca i prowrt es aggregating $1 18,0040 in value was rep.orted by the offitce of Hedges and Middleton, ine., during the past week. The following transactions were in. eluded in this list: The Vernon Apartrnent, at 17"4 1' street northwest, was sold too W illave U. and Anna I. Marvel. This is a three-story building having six apart ments (of five and six rooms each The sale price was reported to have ben in the neighborhood of $30.000. Eliot U. Mears mold his former home at 3708 Patterson street northwest. This Is a detached horne having eight rooms and bath with modern irnprove ments and was purchased by Dir. Wim. I'. Bernhard who expects to orC upy the sme as his home." Another property in 'hevy Chase, Furnished am HOt FOR RENT Al Also Furnishe Randall H. I 1207 Connectici Telephone Frai DON'T BE BI. LOTS Al $300,000 Builc Be Begun Virginia The sale of eigh Lyon Park. Va.. to announced today b sales manager f is the largest sink) history of Lyon Po A $300.000 builds fined exclusively ti detached houses wi: by the investor, wl been disclosed. A hit of moderate size ht in Lyon Park and meet the requirem1 siring residences o modest price. The building siti transaction are eml blocks in Lyon Pa Latterner avenue ginia avenue. Gr< two or three house broken within the construct ion work this time on throi Virginia Rec< With this recol sale, the land dinl P'ark so far in Oc of $75.000, and for than $200,000. TI break all records ginia property. $86,000 WORTH C LYON P) IN OCl COME OUl And See These Bei 200 to Chc TL"RM$20 a montina I i~IUVIUPays f or it Sales I 412 Evans Building HOW TO REACI 1. Tak e Fa',lls (Church line trolley 1 2th st reet nnd Pe11nnsylvnen in itV'r tion C omtaOittion fare-. 10 (t' eni 2 l)ii I'e oem' i'i 1 gh~ n It, tig a ton m 'emetery mnd Fort Myer. Teals -1 lsho. Mtm I11. foer male'nmn I at :thin, K'akuk street. was purcheid .y Mrs Marls P'earce mOUth. Thb is I a weuai-detached house, having eght rooms and bath, hardwood floors. elec trk lights, and hut-water heat. being ur of an operation completed sevesl ) ears ago by John M. Henderson. Premises 6206 Wisconsin avenue. be ing a detached hmne of eight reesn and bath, was purchased by Frank A. Hitchcock from Louise H. Ether. The purchaser, aDter completien of egin s.ve improvements, Will take VIM sion. A residence in Geprgetown. $111 0 street, having sthrooms and bath, was sold for Mrs. Aly Fisher to Ma.y I. Majulien for investment purpee The property at 1629 VerqaoSt avenue was purchased by Mrs. Annie B. Gales from Mrs. Nellie Lowe, who formerly occupIed the same. This is a three-story brick house having ten roomis, with modern improvements. and will be taken possession of shortly by the new owner. -4lamuel K. Gaffin bought premisee 1733 M street northwest. This is a three-story residence, having ten rooms and two baths, that will be held by the purchaser for investment. Premises 3500 U street northwest was sold for Mrs. Elsie E. Offutt to Mrs. Grace J. Michelson. This is a corner house, having six rooms and bath. Delia H. Welch bought premises 3604 Park place northwest, a two-story brick of colonial style, having six rooms and bath, with modern improve ments. The former owner was Allan C. Muddiman. I Unfurnished JSES VD FOR SALE 4d Apartments lagner & Co. Lt Avenue N. W. iklin 4366-67-68 LEFT OUT! PAHK IE SOLO L[ MINAR ing Project to this Fall in Suburb. ty building lots in local investor was v Ruby Lee Minar, the property. This e sale made in the rk. ng operation. con five and six-room I he begun this fall lose name has not demand for homes .s been in evidence these homes are to nts of families de medium size and 's involved in the )raced in four solid rk, two blocks on and two on Vir und for the first s probably will be next week and the will progress from gh the winter. >rds Broken. -d-breaking single iosed of in Lyon tober is in excess the season more Is Is believed to for nearby Vir F LAND SOLD IN LRK, VA. OBER SUNDAY utiful Home Sites ose From 20 INTEREST kanager Main 1145 I LYON PARK at Mtt. Vernon Itailway Btatin u( Gt off at Lyon P'ark Sta, I MtIitnrv Iload through Arling l,it Avenue to ILyon lork.