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National ' Convention at San
Francisco Will Revamp
) Present Rules.
On* of the moat Important inat
%era to come before the convention
af the National Association of Real
Ketate Board* to be held In Ban
Francisco May 11 to June I, la
the question of reorganisation, ac
cording to John A. Petty, Execu
tive Secretary of the Washington
" Keal Katate Board
The National Association, which
comprises something over 400 local
Boards scattered In practically
avery city of the country and dif
ferent parts of Canada, Is today
operating under the same or^anl
?atlon that existed when the mam
harshlp was less than 200 boards
During the past two years through
intense and systematic activities,
th* organisation has doubled Its
membership while continuing under I
th* same plan that has been In I
operation (or many years.
It became apparent to officers Of I
the national aasoolatlon that the
constitution and by-laws were not I
In keeping with the larger organi
sation and the broadened scope of
its activities. At the recent meet
lag of th* national executive com
mittee held in Washington, a plan
af reorganisation was outlined in
the adoption for changes in the
constitution and by-lawa wlMi will
?e submitted to the convention for
final ratification.
New Procedure.
Reports from the National head
Quarter* indicate that the San
?Vanclsco Convention will be con
t ducted on somewhat different line*
than heretofore. Organization and
ather purely routine matters will
Perhaps not consume more than
?n* of the convention, the
National officers feeling that much
Wore constructive work could be
accomplished by ? jJevoUng the
larger portions of the conventions I
ta group conferences on subjects
pertaining to real estate both from
local and national angles The
program includes taxation, apprala
ala. financing sonlng. property man-1
agement, housing and advertlalng.
Francisco convention will be con-1
sidered in oonferencee under the
airectlon of recognized experts.
last summer in Chicago the
group conferences were held for
the firet time and because they
?let with such success will now be
considered a regular feature of the
annual conventions. At these group
oonferencee It Is possible for an
Individual realtor to discuss with
leading experts from all n*rta Df I
the country subjects in which he is |
personally and directly intereated
In his dally work. This offers to
realtors a splendid opportunity to
Increase their efficiency and serv
ice by studying the latest Ideas and
up-to-date methods that have
proven succeesful In different com- ,
mumties 1
D. C. Plan* 9n Hand.
Plans of the local delegation, ac
cording to Thoe E. Jarrell, chair- |
man of the convention committee,
have been definitely shaped and
the committee Is now working to
insure the attendance of a large |
delegation from Washington.
Special arrangements are being
made for the comfort and conven
ience of the delegates throughout I
th* entire trip and manv new I
features never heretofore used are
betng planned Special attention is
being given to the comfort and con
venience of the ladlee, a large num- j
t>*r of whom Is expected. In addi
tion to the local realtors the
epecial train from Washington will
also carry delegates from Balti
more. Alexandria, Norfolk and
Richmond, theae nearby boards I
having been recently invited by the
local board to combine In arranging
the itinerary.
Latest news of the day, Includ
ing baseball scores, was flashed
through the ether by radiophone
last night from NAA, the big na
val station at Arlington The radio
phone was only recently Installed
and Is now being tested out. It is
likely thst radiophone press news
f will be a nightly feature. L*st
night's newa was flashed at about
? o'clock.
^FVtdav 'night concert of
"Op . the naval air station at Ana
eoetia, was rudely interrupted last I
night when electricity furnished by r
the Potomac Electric Power Com
pany failed Lights in many sec
tions of the city went out for fif. I
teen or twenty minutee. and simul
taneously a violin aolo being broad
caated was snapped short.
NOF broadcasted last night on a
new wave length of 406 meters. As I
moat of the broadcasting stations
?"ark on wave lengths of !?? I
maters. It to believed that the new
wave length will eliminate Inter
ference. NOP has requested infor
atation from receiving stations as
to the effectiveness of the new
wave length In minimising interfer-1
Shot During Quarrel.
James Armstrong 70 years old, wss
shot by Charlies Mitchell during a
quarrel over some chickens. It to
alleged that Mitchell ahot Arm
strong's son Saturday and waited
nsar the Armstrong home until early
Sunday morning When th* elder
Armstrong emerged from hie home,
Mitchell is accused of shooting him
with a high powered rifle. Mitchell
ie In jail awaiting the edition ef th*
grand Jury.
rm? aou? its th* umNO at
slisSa ? H 7?a desire to sell,
wMlur Iairm4 er esieepreved.
rftr m MtaWM. NimM rev raves
?se wtta rear IimImw. the hum will
sses>?? mr very beet satwtUn
IM na A i H M raw.
K ill S i tysMtnataf (S?IM
John F. DonoKoe & Sons,
Real Eat at? and Insurano* ?
Lincoln M
314 Ptnoa Ava. S.E.
Th? n?w row of six-room brick,
colonial home* recently completed
by D. J. Dunlgan on Upshur street
north weat. between Third and
fourth streets, is meeting with
?Treat favor among new home pur
chosers. These houses are In one
of the most dash-stole sections of
Pstworth, overlooking the beautiful
Soldiers' Home Qrounds. Three pur
chasers of these attractive homes
took poj?esslon during the past
Mrs. Minnie E.' Walker purchased
S04 Upshur street. Ernest P. Kllnge
purchased J0? 'Tpshur street. Noble
Vlers purchased 1X0 Upshur street.
TERRB HA.UTK. Jnd., April 1??
Passengers on a Chicago and East
ern Illinois passenger train were
badly shaken up when the loco
motive and a baggage car crashed
through a culvert weakened by a
cloudburst two miles south of
Carlisle, Ind., yesterday.
Severs Connection With Zant-J
zinger to Do Specialized
_ ' ? ?'
William L. For?vth, for a num
ber of year* connected with the
office of O. B. Zantxlnger, hu
opened a general real estate office
at 800 Eleventh street southeast.
Greater Capitol Heights, a nearby
suburban subdivision, has been
placed Into his hands exclusively.
This subdivision which Is probably
the highest point east of Washing
ton comprises about 4,500 lots, very
conveniently located in a rolling
country within a very few mile* of
Are in Great Demand and Are Selling Rapidly
They are within reach of any man't means, being priced
from $20 to $100 each, according to location and condttlon. They
are sold on the easiest of terms, some as low as $1.00 monthly
payment. They* lay very high, overlooking the Capital, on the
splendid macadam road, Marlboro pike and the recently graded
Bennlng road. Are 16 minutes from Washington by auto out
Pennsylvania ave. 8. E., or can be reached by way of District
line car to list st. N. E. and a short walk through Capitol
This Subdivision is Not An Experiment?
It is a Reality
For Further Information, Apply
500 11th St. S. E.
(At Penna. Ave.) Exclusive Agent.
!the Capitol During the put thirty
days Mr. Forsyth hu disposed of
aver |t.000 worth of lota, s ho win*
conclusively that there Is a demand
for the more reasonable priced un
improved properties. Many homes
are now under construction In the
subdivision, among them being one
for Mr. Forsyth, which he expects
to make his home.
Mr. Forsyth is well known locally
in the real estate field. He has
always specialized in jnoderate
priced on reasonable terms At his
new address h? expects to do a
general real estate business.
GRANITE CITT, I1L. April 11.?A
daring attempt by a bandit to rob
a United Statu* mall truck of
f 61,040 In currency waa tolled
yesterday by the watchfulneaa of
postofflce Inspectors stationed along
the route which the truck followed.
Following a pistol duel In which
a score of shots whistled through
the streets of the business section,
Paddy Conway, of St. L>ouls. former
convict, was arrested, charged with
the -attempted hold up.
LONDON. April II,?Details of an
attempt to aaaaaalnate Premier Jan
Christian Smuta, of the Union of
Houth Africa, during the revolt of
mine atiikara at Johannesburg, were
revealed today when an elderly Rua
?lan. giving the name of Frank
('oher., waa arraigned In oourt at
Joh&nneaburg, aald a Central Newa
dlapatch from Johannesburg today.
Cohen aald he made hla home In
rebel headqiwrtera and that It wan
from thla houae that (hots were fired
at General Bmuta In an effort to kill
$10 Down
A Month?$5
Virginia Highlands
Why Are We Selling
I So Many Lots? There's a Reason
Come Out Sunday?See for Yourself
Take Alexandria Car at 12th and
Pennsylvania Avenue
Get Off at
Virginia Highlands
This la the opportune time of your I if? to
secure the spot for your future home. An
abundance of beautiful ahade tree*, cement
aidewalka, electricity and running water In thin
, auburb. Commutation tickets figure about He
each war.
$10 Lays the Foundation Stone?
Act Now!
Come Out Tomorrow Without Fail!
Telephone Clarendon 445-W-l
Offices at Virginia Highlands
5 Sold Before Completion
New, Modern Homes
Attractive colonial design homes over
looking Saul s Addition. Lots 142 feet deep.
Large front porch, entrance hall, spacious
living room, commodious dining room, with
very attractive French doors opening into
unusually large breakfast porch. Service
able kitchen and pantry; splendid gas
range; white enameled kitchen cabinet, with
porcelain extension; service porch; three
comfortable sleeping rooms; roomy tile
bath; four large closets; extraordinary
large sleeping porch across the entire width
of house; bone-dry cellar; laundry trays;
hotwater heat; artistic electrical fixtures;
mahogany and white trim.
801-821 Crittenden St N. W.
Take fth St. car to Crittenden Nt., walk one block eaat to
Imum, or take 14th St. ear to Decatur St., and walk eaat to
houae*. Salea representative on prpwUii ? A. M. to t P. ML
every day.
Morris Cafritz J. B. Shapiro
717 14th St. N. W. 914 N. Y. Ave.
Franklin 5443 Franklin 6918
Rock Creek Park
Kennedy-Built Homes
Distinctive From Every Angle
Take Mount Pleasant Car to Park Road
and Walk West
It is a well-known fact that true happiness comes to those who are thrifty and wise
it W
enougff'tol>e HOME OWNERS, and the happiest cities today are those where home
"Iding bo<
ownership is the largest and strongest. Washington is indeed waking up to this fact and is now rapidly advancing with a large building boom that will carry it up with those
cities having the largest percentage of home owners.
Houses contain 8 rooms, breakfast porch, glassed-in sleeping porch, wide concrete
front porch, unusually large fireproof built-in garage.
Baaement?Completely finished; Hoffman instantaneous hot-water heater; white
enameled laundry tubs; cold Btorage room; servant's toilet.
First Floor?Wide reception hall; colonial type stairway; two full-length mirror
doors; cut-glass electric fixtures In hall. Attractive fireplace with ash chute to
basement. French doors into half-paneled dining room. Also French doors open
ing into breakfast porch. ?
Kitchen and Pantry?Equipped with latest atyle vacuum cooker, gas range, one
piece porcelain sink and drainboard; built-in \Alaska cork-insulated refrigerator
with outside ice door.
Second Floor?Four attractive bedrooms, with large closets; two baths (one
shower), equipped with latest fixtures; two linen closets; glass-inclosed sleeping
porch, overlooking wooded park.
' ?
These Homes Open and Lighted Until 9 P. M.

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