Seat. A New York Stock Exchange seat was sold last week for $415,000. The previous high price was $398,000, negotiated last May. The Exchange has 1,100 members. No indications exist that the membership will be increased and thus depreciate the value of seats.
Cinema. Warner Bros, bought control of the Stanley Co. of America, and thereby first entree to more than 3,000 cinema houses (see p. 32).
Car Loadings reported last week for the week ending Sept. 1, totaled 1,116,948. This was 36,108 cars more than during the previous week but 412 less than the same week last year.
93-year Flame. From 1835 until...