Commodities Rise

Bradstreet's average of commodity prices, which have shown consistent declines ever since April 1 of the present year, on Sept. 1 experienced a slight rise.

Averages for the present year: Jan. 1, $13.70; Feb. 1, $13.72; March 1, $13.93; April 1, $13.93; May 1, $13.66; June 1, $13.38; July 1, $13.08; Aug. 1, $12.82; Sept. 1, $12.91.

Out of 13 groups of commodities, eight rose in price during August, the greatest advances being seen in meats and animal products, provisions and groceries, and live stock; smaller advances occurred in...

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