Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on June 21, 1925 · Page 34
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Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California · Page 34

Oakland, California
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Sunday, June 21, 1925
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2-M SUNDAY Da&IanD Cxibunt JUNE 21, 1925 m MIILM T IT Hi Some Millsmont Homes The California Subdivision Company states that a new unit of Millsmont homes is to be placed on the market today. Building material goes with the purchase of lots. SALE TODAY HERE Building Material for Three-Room House Goes With Large Lot. . A new unit of Mlllnmont la placed on the market today. It is announced by the California Sub division company, in a statement reading:: "In this, the third unit of Millsmont, a larjre lot and all of the nulldlnif material for a three-room house can be houKht for lens than a thousand dollars. "While the price of these lots In combination with building material is so low as to attract wide attention from renters and other prospective homeowners, the terms upon which they are sold make them all the more remarkable. "The cash payment required Is unly 160 less than half of the usual 10 per cent down payment customary In subdivision sales. As the . $50 is paid, the full list of building material, amounting to several hundred dollars' worth of lumber, cement, hardware, etc., is delivered to the lot. "The buyer then builds his own house, although several builders in the tract contract at very low rates, to do the carpenter work or any portion of the building that 4 Buyer desires. "Millsmont has set a great record for building. Less than six months ago the offer of building material in the first unit was made. Then a second unit was. put on and. already more than 160 homes have been completed and occupied or are in process of con- CBS?" ,l l, ,111111 iii .HMMMmrantu I in - kffilSiTa Jl t :::PfaPlS HEPS WESTERN AUTO SUPPLY BUILDING NOW COMPLETED To Serve as Headquarters of Company in Northern California. -vy. .vjChiv-j. Mv iJrJAc- I " 1 struction. Nearly inn mnr re ready to start.' "While Millsmont has been growing with this amazing speed in home construction, other improvements have also been going FIREPROOF GARAGES $150.00 All metal, steel frame, 9x18, $150.00 Erected in Eastbay District Metal Garage Doors, $25 pair R. FREED 2568 SHATTUCK, BERKELEY Berkeley 1393 on. Three stores have been built and are in active operation. A $35,000 school building is Just being started and will be ready for use this fall. Ga mains have been laid in practically the entire tract and will continua with further building. Street lights are to be put in afier July 1." Detroit Structure Shows Great Raise Delegates to the coming convention of the National Association of Real Estate Boards at Detroit. Mich.. June 23-26, will take an interested look at the Shurly building site on Grand Circus Park, and cap the story of that piece of real estate with histories of other phe nomenal advances in real estate values in their home cities over the country. The Detroit site, on which a modern office structure Is to be built, was purchased in 1892 for $1600. It was sold the other day for $3,000,000, an increase in value of $2,984,000 in thirty-three years. Iake Tahoe railway and transportation company has been grant ed a certificate by the railroad commission to operate auto stage service between Tahoe City and Pomins and Intermediate points on Lake Tahoe, including Tahoe Pines, Homewood, McKinney, Moana and Tahoma. 0 1 HIRE E S IE Oil IW Piedmont A anm ents One and a Half Blocks from 40th and Piedmont Depot. 85 GLEN AVE. W. P. DAY, Owner NOW OPEN FOR INSPECTION Well located two-room apartments. AH u p-to-date conveniences. Each unit thoroughly sound-proofed, large reception halls, four and five closets in each apartment. Tile sinks, tile baths with showers. Extra 1 arge dressing rooms, enameled kitchens. Wilton rugs in main halls and stairways. Separate radio aerial for each apartment. $37.50 and $45.00 The following contractors and supply dealers co-operated in the construction of these apartments: ADEN A. McDONALD, BUILDER Piedmont 3934J "My work it my reference" ; Builder Hardware MAXWELL HDWE. CO. 1320 Washington Lakeside 8300 Sheet Metal Work PACIFIC METAL PRODUCTS CO. 4402 Market Pledniout S0S2 , More Royal Floors E. C. WANGAN 1606 Kirkham St. Lakeside 586 . Hoofing WESTERN ROOFING CO. 2908 Telegraph Oakland 421 464 44TH ST. Monogram Stoves GERNHARDT-STROHMAIER CO. 1611 Clay St. Lakeside 8020 Hoyt Heaters HOYT HEATER CO. . 321 13th St. Lakeside 9232 ' ' Plastering HENRY LEYTEN 85 Glen Ave. Piedmont Apt. Piedmont 4023 Painting WALL & SILVER 505 E. 14th SL MeriiU 6035 .Plumbing H. B. CARMICHAEL 1809 3rd Ave. Oakland 2468 Tile RIGNEY TILE CO. 3012 Harrison St. Glencoun 2T3 - Cabinets HOPKINS ST. CABINET SHOP 4024 Hopkins Fruit vale 7850J Wall Beds RIP VAN WINKLE WALL BED CO., INC. 782-792 22na St. Oakland 111 COAL WOOD Building Material for the Piedmont Apartments RHODES-JAMIESON & CO. C BUILDING MATERIAL Nationally known dairy cattle judges have been secured to award prizes In dairy cattle classes at Pacific Slope Dairy Show to be held In Oakland, California, Nov- ember 14th to 21st, according to announcement to-day by Frank T. Murphy, Manager of the Show. The personnel of the Judging board Is one that has met with the heartiest approval of cattle breeders Interviewed to date. George S. Buckley, formerly Extension Specialist of Pennsylvania and now head of the Carnation Stock Farm in Seattle, will pin the ribbons on the Holateln cattle; Professor S. W. Atkeson, Head of the Dairy Industry division of the University of Idaho, will place Jerseya; Professorw W. Mend, Dairy production Division of the University of California, will award prizes for Ayrshires; and Professor O. E. Gordon, Extension Specialist In Dairying, University of California, will award prizes for the Guernsey breed. The Dairy Cattle Division at the Pacific Slope Dairy Show, as foretold from the many erly entries already' made, will be the largest in the five year history of the Show. Op today en ? A new opportunity, better than ever, is open to you to get a small home on easy terms. Unit No. 3 Millsmont will go on sale today! Here you can get a lot with building material for. a 3-room house for only $935. Think of itl Lot and material both I And you pay only down For details see large in Classified , Advertising Section of This Paper Another completed addition to Oakland's busy building activity Is the Western Auto SuddIy Com- pany'a new Northern District warehouse and headquarters store at 24th and Broadway. xnis structure, formerly occu pied by Don Lee, was purchased by tha accessory concern and com pletely remodeled to adapt It for the business In which they are en gaged. Visitor to this new etore, which will open to the public on Tuesday June 2Srd, with a formal opening at which Oakland Motorists will be entertained with an elaborate program that features music, vaudeville, useful souvenirs and refreshments, will see what Is one of the largest structures in the United States that is devoted ex clusively to the distribution of au tomobile and campltag equipment.. It Is considered an achievement for thla city to secure the District headquarters of the Western Auto Supply Company, this headquarters serving, as It does, all the stores In the Northern California district. Including San Francisco There are 25 stores that will be supplied with Western Auto auto mobile and camp goods equipment from Oakland when the ware house Is tunctioning to capacity. These reach as far south as Merced, as far north as Chico and ex tend, eastward 'to Reno, Nevada. A statement by the company describing tha new structure reads: The main floor of the new Western Auto headquarters will be devoted to retail sales and service. The remodeling of the building has resulted In a re-arranging of the floor apace ao that goods can be conveniently displayed for easy ex- mmatlon. A feature of this floor is a camp equipment department that Is shown In an out-of-doors setting. The decoration of this department with natural logs and the outdoor decorations chat are fea tured give it an atmosphere that ! seems to beckon one to the v'orests where the pine tress and mountain streams offer a vacation that means a real rest. The service department on the main floor la an exclusive Western Auto feature that should mean much to Bay Cities motorists. Here one may have installation work done by competent men. "The offices of 'the Northern District are located on a balcony overlooking the aa,lea floor of the new utore. "The aeoond floor will be used for the shipping department and the stock accessories, while the 3rd floor will b used as a warehouse for tha Immense stock of merchandise that must be carried to supply the stores in this district. "On top of the building la being installed the largest double faced electric sign in Oakland, which will flash tha name of the firm In letters that can be read almost the entire length of Broadway. Saving Sam, the Western Auto Supply Company's mascot and trade character, will also appear on the sign (n a figure 24 feet high, as an animated character that will be displayed attractively in vary-colored lights." 20 Cities Compete At Realty Meeting ' When twenty cities from Winnipeg to Orlantfo and from Baltimore to San Diego pit their charms against each other in the home town speech contest to be held by realtors of tha United States and Canada in connection with the coming annual convention of the National Association of Real Estate Boards, the whole world will have an opportunity to sit In on the Judgment. The contest, which will be held In Orchaatre. hall. Detroit. Wednei- A .v.fitnv Tuna 11 at a'elock. Central Standard time, will-b broadcast over atation WCX, Detroit. Each city through ita chosen orator will have five minute in which to present Its unique advantages. . , . , . " ' i .v ' California atanda fourth fn tM United States in the amount of personal income taxes, and fifth In corporation taxes, according to figures published by the Income Tax Bureau at Washington. "YES!" CIHLflLBOT . BafA.'' you can still obtain a moderate price home TUB I! ii to 1TMCtCe 0 in CH EXCLUSIVE CLAREM0NT AT THE JUNCTION OF BROADWAY AND CHABOT ROAD. THE FORMER BUTTERS ESTATE IS NOW BEING IMPROVED. a THESE HOMES WILL ALWAYS INCREASE IN VALUE DUE TO THE PRESTIGE OF LOCATION. FIVE AND SIX ROOMS. NOW $7750. YOU WILL FIND REAL PLEASURE IN INSPECTING OUR SHOW HOME FURNISHED BY THE "HOMES CHARMING" COMPANY. BE SURE TO VISIT ABOT MANOR 4141 EXCELLENT TRANSPORTATION TO 8. F. ONLY TEN MINUTES TO OAKLAND OR BERKELEY DOWNTOWN DISTRICTS, COLLEGE AVENUE CAR LINE. ANDREWS AND SANTANA Builders and Subdivide BROADWAY HUMBOLDT 900 ' r . .JJM,,,,i,iBBBaB,MaajaaaBiMMWWaM Fernside offers you the greatest Value in all the Bay Region! Buy YOUR Site Today or Tomorrow the famous Cohen Estate in Alameda -A NOTED LANDMARK AN D SHOWPLACE FOR 70 YEARS 2SO BEAUTIFUL HOMESITES 40 to 80 feet wide $2SO and as deep, as to 150 feet $3000 20 down and 1 a month. 5 discount for cash. No taxes to pay until December, 1926. Including all and finest improvements. Never again can you buy at our prices, a beautiful, level, wooded, fully-improved homesite in the very heart of Alameda. Values in all eastbav citie$ increasing trem endously. Estuary, now under construction, sure to make you big profits in Fernside. COME OUT SUNDAY SEE THE FAMOUS JOHN C. FREMONT OAK THE HUNDREDS OF CENTURY-OLD TREES THE 30-ACRE ORCHARD. CHOOSE YOUR OWN TREE. Only 35 minutes from San Francisco, closest of all Eastbay districts' and 15 minutes to Oakland. The completion of Tube under Fernside was a private estate for 70 years the hein refusing , to sell until now. Close, to Lincoln school, new $1,000,000 high school, andf Lincoln Park, one of finest playgrounds in the west Wide, tree-lined boulevards surround and intersect Fernside. Southern Pacific trains direct to tract Romance and history in every foot of Fernside. In 1874 Alfred A. Cohen, founder of Fernside, built there the finest mansion in California of that day. Improvements of highest . type. -60-foot, paved streets, all concrete curbs, gutters and sidewalks, Sewers, water, gas, electricity. . Rigid restrictions under supervising archit ect. Building restrictions, $4000 to $7500. Build-back and race restrictions. FredT.Woodl EXCLUSIVE SELLING AGENT 417 15th St., near Franklin Oakland, California Phone Lakeside 243 ' Branch Office, ' Versailles and Central Avenues, Alameda Phone Alameda 1 69 , San Francisco Of fice , 38 Montgomery Street Phone Douglas 6884 - To go to Fernside: From Oakland Take Alameda (Banta Clara Avenue) car direct to tract, r park ttreet car to Central avenue,' or tua it High and East 14th itreeta. to Hlfh ttreet and Fernalde boulevard, at tract. Or motor by way of Webater street bridge to Central avenue tnd east on Central avenue to tract, or by way of High itreet aoutb to Central avenue or follow arrowa. .From San FrancUco Take Alameda Southern Pacific boat, then Enclnal train at Alameda Mole and get off at High ttreet and Fernside boulevard. Or call at it Montgomery atreet, San FrancUco, or phone Douglet 6114 and you will be taken, direct to tract. 4 Oa kla lid- Ala meda Berkeley

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