Business & Finance: Commodities

Trading in the following commodities was affected, last week, by various developments :

Time. New York Telephone Co. subscribers bought time, last week, at the rate of 5¢ a unit. They could lift the receiver, call Meridian 1212 and demand the correct time, paying the regular charge for a local call. On the first day of the new service, 10,246 subscribers paid $512.30 for the time of day.

Beauty. In convention at Chicago was the American Cosmeticians' Society. Secretary Frances Martell cited pregnant statistics: "Piety comes high, but not one-fifth as high as prettiness. Beauty of all kinds, including cosmetics, facial treatments, care...