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HOME BUILDERS ON LONE CREDIT Klfty-^ljrht million dollars has b**n loaned by th? Metropolitan L4fe In aturance Company, ^throughout th? United State* to build homes and apartments. The Chicago Trust Company, han dling the loans for the Metropolitan Company in Illinois, Wisconsin and northern Indiana, announce that In that tnrltory tl,400,000 of the fund has been spread sufficiently to build 1,040 home* and apartments, while new buildings are now going up at the r%je of thirty a month These houses have been erected In sixty-six cltiea. The unusual part of the plan, ac cording to the banking officials, . Is the small average of each loan.'whlch Is said to Indicate that the construc tk>n Is done for small home builders. The Illinois loans average about >4,000 each, which la approximately half the virtue of building and lot la each rase. The builders are tflven three to fifteen years In which to re pay the loana. The banking officials slate th.it the Metropolitan Company rtoee about a? much clerical work in muklng one of theae email loana aa It would in put ting out the entire HO.000,000 In a few big loans, and that the large loan policy la the one uaually favored by American companiea wtth vast sums to invest. Thia la another reaaon why thia large insurance company deaervea great credit for pairing such large sums into home building loans. t Home or Investment SPECIAL, 2 DAYS ONLY Large Lots, 50x171, or Over 8,500 Square Feet BEAUTIFUL BON-AIR HIGHLANDS (Block One.) ? * * * Special, $165 Each ($10 Down, $5 Monthly) Only 22 Left Will Build You a 4-Room Bungalow as Low as $1,775 On Easy Monthly Payments as Low as $1,875 These Large, Beautiful Lois Are Easily Worth $250 to $300 Each Come Out and See These Large, Beautiful Lots at This Special Price--$165 Each ? Between 2 electric car lines, 30 minutes' ride from 12th and Pa, Ave. N. W., or 15-minute ride from 36th and M Sts. N. W. TO SEE PROPERTY take electric car at 12th and Pa. Ave. N. W. to Veitch Station, walk few blocks south, or tike O. D. Electric Line at 36th and M Sts. N. W. to Bon-Air Station. Salesman on ground all day Sunday. H. Richard Harlow, Sales Manager. THE HARLOW CO. Phone Main 4359 819 15th St. N. W. Washington's Most Beautiful * Virginia Suburb ? 250 LOTS NOW READY FOR SALE AT *250?? MOUNT IDA is ideally located in the beautiful Virginia foot-hills of the Blue Ridge Mountains," on a very high elevation overlooknig the historic Potomac River. This property has only recently been purchased, but it con tains all modern improvements, such as sidewalks and streets, water and elec tricity, sewerage, schools and churches and shade trees. We Will Finance and Build Your Home! As a starter we are putting on sale only these 250 lots, but as the demand increases additional lots will be placed on sale. Property is at pres ent partially built up with as many as 30 beautiful homes occupied by satis fied owners. FOR A SMALL CASH PAYMENT 'WE WILL FINANCE AND BUILD YOUR HOME ON THE LOT YOU SELECT. Ready for occupancy with in 50 to 75 days. * I r , Terms As Low As $10 Down?$5 Monthly Features? Very accessible to the best suburban car service around Washington, or by beautiful driveway, known as Mount Vamon Boulevard or Lee high way. Commutation fare 10V4 cents a round trip to Washington and return. These lots are offered on very easy terms?as low as $10 down and $5 a month starts you on the road to home ownership in this beautiful Virginia suburb. Come Out Sunday today, if you like, let our representatives show you over the property. On the grounds every day in cluding Sundays from 10 A. M. to 6 P. M. To G?t There? To reach property on electric cars, take Alex andria cars at 12th and Penna. Ave., and after 17 minutes' ride get off at Mount Ida station. By auto croAs highway bridge, turn to right on Mount Vernon Boulevard and drive 3% miles to sign marked Mount Ida. H. B. TERRETT AGENT 631 Pa." Ave. N. W., Room 9 Phone Main 2090 Market Improve* At Alley Evic tions Loom?Week's Sales Total $88,550. Joe C. Brown, 1117 F street north weet, reports the sal<- of sixteen home* to colored purchasers during the put week. Brown says the housing situation is fast becoming serious, as the col ored buyers art- just awakening to the alley eviction problem and are purchasing their homes now. The total amount of the sales for the ws-ek reprenents $88,650, and the salsa are as follows: - v For James M. Drysdale, 404 O street northwest. For P. D. Holmes, 1(40 Sixth street' northwest. For James M. Drysdale, 401 O street north weat. For Charles F. Newman, B< Florida Hvenue northwest. For W. D. Sullivan, 1M2 Twenty eighth street northwest. For James M. Drysdale, 406 O street northwest. For W. D. Sullivan, 400-t V street northwest. For W. D. Sullivan, 401-1 Oakdnlr street northwest. For W. D. Sullivan, 133-5 V street northwest. For James M. Drysdale, 401 O street northwest. For James M. Drysdale, 1348 Wal larh place northwest. For Km ma HI ye. 17 O street north east. For Ethel M. Morganston, 2261 Cleveland place northwest. FOR SALE Jamestown, Rhode Island I .orated on Shoreby Iflll, P line Ilia Road, well built, 2 stories and aiilf, ? rooms, 0 bedrooms, 1 servants' room; > bath* and extra toilet; electric lights snd wide open porches and glassed-in porah; sur rounded by hedges and shrub bery and flowers: , fine view and ronventent location: ground contains one-third of an acre. Price, Including furniture, $11,004. Thomas J. Fisher & Co., Inc. 738 l?th Street N. W. Main 6830 A New Offering Of Woodridge Bungalows 27th St. N. E. Between Hamlin and Vista 8ts. Price, $7,650 Containing living room, din ing room, breakfast alcove, kitchen, 2 bedrooms and bath; large lot with room for garage. 3 Sold During First Week Offered To inspect: Take G ?t. car out Rhode Island a??. to South Dakota ave. Walk 2 blocks south to Hamlin st., then one half square west to 27th st. to property. f Come Out Sunday M. & R. B. WARREN AND ISAD0RE FREUND 1418 Eye St. N. W. Franklin 14*4 5120,000 BLOCK TO BE OOILI IN j, JACKSON PLACE R. 8. Brookings Obtains Per mit for Eight-Story Office Building. A permit was obtained thla week by R. 8. Brooking* to build an sight story brick and atone office building at 14-11 Jack eon place northweet to qoat $120,000. The following permita alao were were Issued O. 8. Seek, two two-atory frame dwellings at 1201-10 Holly atreet northweet, to coat 110.000. H. A. Kite, on* two-atory brick Ipartment at 15 Eighteenth atreet southeast, to ooat $60,000 J. 8. Huraey, one two-atory brick and tile dwelling at 1124 Thirty eighth atreet northweet, to coat $10,000 B. B. Warren, three two-atory frame dwaUMIga at S71l-22-2? Brandy wine atreet. to ooat $16,000 L. 11. Jacob*, on* three-story brick and atone atore at 911 Fourteenth ?treet northweet. to coat $19,000. M. Petnay, alteration* and repaira at 17$3 R atreet northwest, to coat $6,000. O. B, Stambaugh, seven two-story brick dwellings at 124-12 Longfellow street, 661719 Ninth street north west, to cost $40,000. J. E. Douglass. two-story frame dwelling at 1921 Huntington atreet northweat, to coat 110,000. Mlddaugh t Shannon, two-story brick dwelling at 2902 Thirty-second street northweat, to coat $18,000. Mlddaugh t Shannon, two-atory brick dwelling at 2900 Thlrty-aecond atreet northweat. to coat $11,000. Mlddaugh * Shannon, two-story brick dwelling at 2901 Thlrty-aecond street northweat, to coat $11,000. Mlddaugh A Shannon, two two story brick dwellings at 2901-6 Thlr ty-second atreet northweat. to coat $11,000 M Warren, one one-story addition to proposed three story apartment at 2626 Ontario road northweat, to coat $26,000. B. L Simmons, one two-atory brick dwelling at 2446 California street northweat, to cost $20,W0. F. C. Baaaett. two two-atory frame dwellings. 181?-18 Rhode Is land avenue northeast, to coat $11,000 A Hanahorough, two threestory brick dwellings at 2111-18 Bancroft place, to coat $10,000. O. H. Bruaa. nve two story brick dwellings, at 100-8 Randolph street northeast, to cost $40,000 I* Oohen, one two-story brick dwelling, at 4101 Fourteenth street northwest, to coat $7,600 H. A. Linger, one three-story brick atore, at 911-26 O atreet northweat, to coat $16,000 E. 8- Beall one two-atorv brick and stone dwelling. at 1712 In so mar street northwest, to coat $S0. 000 O. C. Humphrey, two two-atory brick dwellings, at 710-12 Otis place, to coat $10,600. E. A. Smith, three two-story frame dwellings, at 1901-1-$ Keokuk j street northwest, to cost $21,000. Know the Real Satisfaction of Home Ownership Home-Owning Specials These Selections, the Prices and Moderate Terms, Combine to Make the Purchase of a Home, Not Alone an Invest ment in Contentment, But a Wise -Outlay from the Dollar Standpoint Chevy Chase, D. C.?$10,000 SB Pretty detached m* bungalow, amMlslM five mm lar|? rooms and tiled bath, hot-water heat. SB light, concrete front porch and flower boiee. ?lectrle S3C range, slate roof) open fireplace, concrete 3p55 all modern lmpfovementa. Large lot. garage. Il.ioo ?SS cash. Chevy Chase, D. C.?$11,600 JB Very attractive o.w six-room and bath detached 5J5 frame houae, with hot-water boat, electric light. 5jjj parohea and other features. Lot Miltl. Small caab 555 payment and reasonable monthly terma. ?EE Chevy Chase, D. C.?$12,600 SB5 Thla la as excellent new el i-room and bath houaa 555! on good corner, cloaa ,tm Connecticut avenu^ It haa 885 bot-watar haat. elect r|t light, pore haa, emnall fea B turaa of a complete homa. Lot It faat wlda by over 5SS ?0 (oat deep 11.000 caah and balanca Ilka rant. Chevy Chase, D. C.?$11,600 S Pratty naw datachad homa containing all large gg room, and bath, hot r-glrr haat, electric light and MB all modern faaturaa. Lot 46 faat wlda by IT faat 555 daap. in ona of tba moat daalrabla aectlona. 11.000 S caah and monthly rantal tarma. Chevy Chase, Md.?$9,500 S Vary pratty bungalow boma with naarly ona-hnlf 5J5 acre ground. It eontalna five larva rooms and bath ?? with oantar hnll antranaa on ona floor. Additional *55; apace In attic for two rooma and bath. Porebaa, a vapor haat. electric light. front and rear porebaa? 5J? an altogether daalrabla proparty offarad at a vary low flgura. |i Allison St., Near 14th N.W.?$9,500 ?5S Vary wall-built naw Calonlal brick houaa. containing 55 eight rooma and bath, with bot-watar haat. alaetrlc 55g lights. parquet floora, outalda pantry, porchea and ?5- manv other faaturaa.' 11,1*0 caab and lit per month. EE Overlooking Soldiers' Home?$10,500 SSS Thla la a vary nice tapaatry brick bouaa. aeml jjv datachad. In vary daalrabla locality. It haa six rooma, recaption ball, tiled bath, sleeping porch and 25I front and rear porebaa, hot-water beat, electric &S light, built-in garage and many other aallent fea 25 turea. 12,100 caab and easy terma. New Petworth Home?$9,975 v Located on large lot In very good aactlon In ? ? Petworth. la thla naw eeven-room and bath brick S houae It baa four bed rooma. large aleeplng porch. 555 breakfast porch; with Trench doora. bard-wood floora. ? bot-water haat, electric light, wide porchea; bouaa SB about It faat wide by II feat deep on good lot to II 255 foot alley. Il.ttO caab. Ill a month. ?EE Irving St., West of 16th?$13,500 SSS Hare la a real bargain In a aubatantlally built CSS houae, containing ten rooma. recaption hall, and two SS5 batha. Hteam heat with automatic control; electric S5 light, hard-mood floora and all modern conveniences SS Houae la In perfect condition Lot II feet wide by III foot deep. IMtl caah and aaay month'.? pay. ? menta. See thla at once. = New Hampshire Ave., Near Park Road?$10,600 ?5S Very hlgh-elaaa alx-room and bath houae In locality 5 where one eaa aeldom be secured It haa eleeplng 55 porch, erreened and glassed In; front and rear ? porchea; hot-water heat, electric light and all com ? plete appointments. A double garage on lot 10 by 1*0. Columbia Heights, West of 14th St.? = $11,950 H Here la a raal bargain on ona of the beat afreets SIS on the Helghta; excellent seven-room and bath eeml- 555 detached brick houee. with hot-watar heat, electrle light, sleeping porch, hard-wood floora and trim, 5^ I Kront and rear porchea?a vary complete home In 5 every respect On lot 141 feet deep, with double ?1 garaga. Immediate poeaeoelon ? ? Best Mt. Pleasant Section?$14,500 EE: Thla la an attractive brick houae, containing ten 55 'rooma and two hatha, on very dealrable street It 555 haa aleeplng poreh, hard-wood floora and trim, hot- 55 waterheat, lnetantaneoua hot-watar heater, electrle 55 light and numeroaa other conveniences. Lot II feet wide. as Decatur St., West of 14th N. W.? SE $13,500 EE Very boautlful tapeatry brlok residence, containing ? ??van well-arranged rooma. reception hall and two ? batha. one with shower. Sleeping porch glaaa la- ? closed and heated. Breakfast room, beam celling In Z dining room. Front and roar porchea; hard-wood SSS floora and trim. ? splendid and well-built residence SS In boat condition. Inspect at once. \ Dahlgren Terrace?$8,250 = Very alee stone and ah Ingle bungalow. In deelrablo 555 residential section, containing five rooms and bath SET on one floor; furnace heat, electric light, front and rear porchea; awnlngx. Large lot to aa alley. Very moderate terma. jgg New Bungalow N. E.?$7,650 E 11.000 caab and 110 per montb will buy excellent S3 five-room and tllfd bath bungalow; hot-water beat. SSS olectrlc light, porches and other features. Lot 40 53 feet wide by 121 feet deep and located In dealrable SSS realdentlal aectlon. SB In St. Aloysius Parish?$20,000 E Beautiful corner brick reotdence. containing 14 ? large rooma and two bathe, extra lavatory, front and ? rear porchea. bot-water heat, electric light, parquet 555 and hard-wood floora and trim. Splendid condition 55 Lot 21 feet by 100 feet deep to an alley. ,750 G Street N. E. Thla la a alx-room and bath brick houae. latrobe S55 heat, gaa light, large cellar, porchea; on good lot 55fc to an alloy. Attractive terms. 5S Emerson Street N. E.?$3,750 E Six-room and bath houae. with latrobe heat, gaa 2 light, cellar, room tor garage. Low monthly terma. 9B Three-family Apartment?$17,000 EjjE Brick houae of three atorlea. containing eleveS ?* roome and three batha, located on good corner weat of Fourteenth etreet northweet. Apartment, rent S for 1117. S? per month Oarage on property, rents 3C for |I0 per month. Front porch, three rear porches. 35 Lot II feet wide by *1 feet deep. Very attractively arranged and newly decoratd throughout. S Alta Vista, Md.?$12,000 H Very nice eeven-room. reception hall and bath ?9 houae. located In good eectlon on lot containing nearly 55 two ncree. It haa furnace heat, eleetrlc light, front 55 and rear porches, screens, and la In every way a very ? dealrable suburban home. * ? = The National Capital's Greatest Real Estate Organization = See Our New Bungalows in Chevy Chase Sunday 813 15th St. N. W. Take Conn. Ave. ? Cars to Jocelyn St. = Walk 2 Blocks EE West = Main 2430 M Country Club Estates "In Virginia AVill Be Sold at Absolute Auction This magnificent ptjAperty of 110 acres, surrounding three stations (l^ummit, Rixey and Jewell) on the Washington and Old Dominion car line, adjoining the beautiful Washington Golf and Country Club, and only 16 minutes from Georgetown, will be sold in from one to five acre tracts at Absolute Auction, on Easy Terms, and at your own Price! Tuesday, April 18, At 10:30 A. M., on the Grounds. Sale Starts at Summit Station Come out Sunday and Inspect After thorough and careful consideration, and in the light of twelve years' experience in ^loping and filing Mb divisions 1 have decided gft S?i?l "waSVgi^ ttTbu^ .SJtfln. different and something ^^l^,:?.C^7"nWhWy"hh Xyount -r^ Se city^Itnitfc ind'buv a fs-foct lotllt is true tfcat Washington is the on. 3r"??tSKd SuL ?h.. caimtt.Mp bu, .J it 1. no. <o to. pr? ^ ^ ^ ^ or not. My method will insure a that every tract will poaitively be more satisfactory. Why should you go eut of the city limita and buy a 25-foot lot! It is true city in the United States that cannot help but grow and grow, and it is now growiae to this property, but I~contend in tM? instance that the best interests of both buyers and sellers -vill be iervcd t operxy, dui i contend in this you to help me prove I gm right by attending this sale, whether interested high class development and a wonderful increase in value for each traet. ~ sold will guarantee development. Whether you are interested from the standpoint of owning a home in Virginia, or from the standpoint of investment if you believe in the future growth of Washington, attend this aale and BUY. % U For advertising purposes souvenirs will be given those attending, including one new Ford Touring Car, absolutely free Bear in mind that .these tracts will contain several times the area of a city block, and that you buy them at your own price. J Free Lunch served at noon. , REMKMBER?Thr new brldgo at Georgetown, as soon as completed, will enhance the value of all retfl estate In that section 100 per cent to 100 per cent. ' section rro*n That the other new bridge net on* the Potomac will bring a tremendous Influence to bear to increase all Virginia real Mtm? SSSi. tW" *'c,lon ,h* momt desirable suburban reelden.e district around the city . COUNTRY CLt B ESTATES already has two excellent roada into the city. Is only 15 minutes from Washington by trollev and that It Is only a queetlon of time when you cannot buy land there AT ANY PRICE trolley. Tor free transportation and other Information call at my Washington Office. II! Woodward Building and ask for M J Freeman WASHINGTON OFFICES S>2 WOODWARD BI.DG JET BOWDEN CONTRACT MANAGER 1 EXECUTIVE OFFICES WILMINGTON. N. C. M. J. FREEMAN ADVERTISING MANAGRR ? ? ?