The Daily Review from Decatur, Illinois on June 28, 1914 · Page 15
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The Daily Review from Decatur, Illinois · Page 15

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Sunday, June 28, 1914
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Snnday Morning, June 28,1914. ^ T H E D E C A T U R R E V I E W Fine Specimens of Rosa Wichnriana. r--Photo by Wasson. ** «. --Photo by Wasson. Arbor and Screen of Trees. ·This show? one little corner In the back part of Mr. Moeller's lot. dividing the flower garden from the clot-he* vara. At the right is seer, a screen of tall poplar trees. This is the Boles poplar and effectual y shuts oat - from the yard and garden the'sight of the tall telephone poles, back fences, sheds ana other ejects in the alley. These trees were planted only four years ago, but are now as high as tho telephone Poles. Over the arch is a Dorothy Perkins rose that, although planted only two years, has grown fifteen or twenty leer ana this summer has hundreds of blossoms. Library and Living Room. j West Side of 6. E. Moeller's "Residence. At the left is a Illy bed arranged to show attractively agairist the background of. dense green. Store than 100 Easter lilies were in bloom at one time --Photo by Wasson G. £. Moeller and S. £. McClelland Grounds. --Photo by Wa»«on. This is ons of the prettiest residence views in Decatur, the shrubbery being planted on both ilde* ot the sidewalk as well as around, the hoiM«, In the boulevard rosa aetigera and Indian currants are planted. Just inside the yard along the walk Japanese barberry la planted. Around the Mueller house art- planted rosa, Carolina, rosa blanda, rosa lucinda. and splrea Van Hontti. Around the McClelland house are re«u ruerosa, iplrea Thunbersrrl, honeysuckle, high bush cranberry, aromatic sumac, wayfaring tree and other such standard shrubs. The Den. --Photo by The wood work is of native walnu t, black. The draperies are in old rose. Oriental rugs are used on the floor. The oak furniture is given a walnut finish. The mantel is of German split brick. Handsome Homes And Artistic Plantings O NE of the first times a, .planting- plan made by a professional landscape architect was used fn Decatur was in arranging the grounds of Georsa E. Moeller and Dr. S. E. McClelland In the SOO-900 block Weat "William. The planUng 1 in accordance with that plan was done some four years ago and is now developed s u f f i c i e n t l y to show Us beauty and to let one see how much good and plentiful planting- adds to the appearance of a handsome and pleading residence. In the case of these two homes the grounds are large and the houses nre handsome in themselves, but any one can see that the s h r u b b e r y and trees, artistically arranged as they are, add a great deal to the appearance of th'e two places. It makes the whole neighborhood interesting. The plan for planting the grounds' of these two residences was made by O. C. Simonds of Chicago. It may be mentioned that he has also made the plans for other places in Decatur, including the residence of Adolph Mueller and the grounds of the J. M. U. The shrubbery used in the planting Is all familiar to one that Is at all acquainted with the hardy shrubs used in this part of the country. A rather plentiful use was made of the roses grown for the foliage as well as their blossoms. It should be noticed that these ars not the monthly or hardy tea roses usually grown on lawns for blossoms, but a-re a much hardier variety of roses, that arc not subject to insect attack, or disease. LAWRENCE'DROBISCH STILL IN AUSTRALIA Back From Cnmp. The boys of Arthur VanCleve's Sunday school class of the First Methodist church, have returned from a week at camping at Faries park. There were twelve In the party and all report havinp: had a f i n e time. · DO NOT JUDGE Our shoes at $2.98 by the values you usually get at this price at the other shoe stores. Wear-U-Wel\ shoes and oxfords at $2,98 are the same values-that you have been in the habit of paying four dollars for elsewhere. Wear-U-Well shoes and oxfords are sold direct to you from the factory, eliminating the middleman's profit. Get acquainted with the Wear-U-Well method. Modern shoe repairing shop in connection. Wear-U-Well Shoe Co. 331 N. Main. Louis Weiss, Mgr. s --Photo by Front View of the G. E. Moeller Residence. On the right of the driveway is a great profusion of lilacs, hoginning w i t h the tall growing 1 ones at the back and tapering down to the dwarf variety In front. V Dining Room. --Photo by Wasson. The finish is ivory, with hangings of llgrht rose. The mantel top. window ledges, sideboard, table and chairs are all in solid mahogany. Thi- lighting fixtures are of special design made for this room. The central fixture is of real alabaster. The light f r o m . t h a t is indirect. The New England colonial staircase shown in the back of the picture ha« a solid mahogany rail and tread, with ivory white spindles. CONSIDER THE FACT s That ninety per cent of the lots now sold in FAIRLAWN have been bought for future use. Can there be' any stronger endorsement by the general public?. PHONE FOB BOOKLET Either Phone 1028. rSPAPERI EWSPAPERl

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