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Net amount paid policyholders for losses ----- $13,443.46 All other disbursements_ ,6.835.83 Total disbursements_$90,379.29 ASSETS. __ Real estate — $70,000.00 Mortgage loans on real estate (first liens only*. 440.433.69 Collateral loans _ None Bonds at market value as of December 31. 194)_ - 41,220.25 Cash in company's office 90.17 Deposits in banks - 12,679.37 Avents' balances (not over ninety (90) days due) 391.05 Interest and rents due or ac crued -- 2,6(16.19 All other assets_ 2.661.17 Gross assets $570,099.89 Deduct assets not admitted ifurniture and fixtures)- 1.620.00 Total admitted assets_$568,479 89 LIABILITIES. Net unpaid claims $551.81 Total unearned premiums.- 101.631.76 Other liabilities . -- 11,794.94 Capital paid up 200,000.00 Surplus over all liabilities. __ 254,501.38 Total . . -. _ _ $568,479.89 i NET PREMIUMS WRITTEN DURING THE YEAR. District of Total. Columbia. fire $64,588.42 $56,173.74 tornado, windstorm. and cyclone 1.53 21.06 All other extended covtrage _ -71 22 -62.03 $64,618.73 $56,132.77 ALFRED H LAWSON, president. WM. H MARBURY. Asst. Secretary. Subscribed and sworn to before me this loih day of F bruary. 11*42. (Seal.) CHAPMAN W. FOWLER, Notary Public. D. C. BLAME YOUR LAZY LIVER BILE IF CONSTIPATION with its headaches, mental dullness and that "half-alive" feeling mayoften result when your liver doesn’t secrete 20 to 30 ounces of bile every day into your intestines. So you see how important it is to keep bile fowing freely! And what finer aid could one de sire than Dr. Edwards’ Olive Ta' iets, used so successfully for years b” Dr. F. M. Edwards for treating his pat' ts for constipation and sluggish liver bile. Olive Tablets are unsurpassed in ef fectiveness because they stir up liver bile secretion to help digest fatty foods, they tone up muscular intestinal action, at the same time help elimination. Being purely regetable, Olive Tablets are won derful! Test their supreme goodncs. l'O NIGHT! 15t, 3Of, 60«i. All drugstore* Defense Sidelights C. I. 0. to Classify 10,000 Members As Potential D. C. Defense Aides To aid District civilian defense officials in obtaining additional vol j unteer workers, an estimated 10.000 i C. I. O. members who live in the Washington area are to be classified according to civilian defense areas, according to an announcement by Sidney R. Katz, secretary-treasurer of the Maryland-District Industrial Union Council. Mr. Katz said he hopes to get at least half of the C. I. O.’s local membership enrolled in the defense services. Union membership lists will be checked against maps and charts at the Central Volunteer Bureau. - Emphasizing the need for addi tional auxiliary policemen, officials of the Eastland Gardens-Deanwood civilian defense area today urged all men between 21 and 55- years of age living in that community and interested in auxiliary police work to attend an organization meeting at 8 o'clock tonight at 4238 Lane place N.E. Men already en rolled in the force also are requested to be present. A co-operative arrangement for handling emergency feeding activi ties in the air raids has been worked OUt by the Red Cross Can teen Corps and the Air Raid War den Service of Southwest Wash ington. Under the plan the Red Cross will establish a feeding center in the Third Christian Church. Sixth and H streets S.W.. to provide meals for persons who may be homeless for some length of time. The warden service will establish “soup kitchens” in each of the nine Southwest zones to provide limited service immediately following a raid. The wardens also will furnish the Red Cross with messengers and other personnel if needed. Mrs. Mary J. Hart, dietician at Jefferson Junior High School, and Mrs. Maggie G. Johnson, dietician ! of Randall Junior High, are in charge of feeding for the warden service. Claude Livingston, deputy air-raid warden in charge of apartments with more than 500 residents each, will swear in 28 residents at 2800 Woodley road tonight as assistant At Least Four Ships In Convoy Were Sunk, Survivors Relate 111 Seamen Arriving in Canada Tell Harrowing Story of Attacks By the Associated Press. AN EAST COAST CANADIAN PORT. March 2 —A tele of wholesale disaster striking suddenly in the night far at sea has been brought here by survivors of a convoy which lost at least four of its merchant ships when it was caught by a pack of U-boats in mid-Atlantic. Rescued seamen, 111 men from the four vessels, were brought to port yesterday. Their accounts, indicating the westward plodding convoy may have been trailed by submarines for days, put as high as nine the num ber of merchantmen torpedoed. Some of the survivors, the crews of three tankers and one freighter, were picked up by a United States warship. How many of the other torpedoed ships went down and how many men were lost was not dis closed. Ship Sank Quickly. Survivors from one ship, of whose crew 38 men are missing, said the vessel was struck at 3 a m. and sank before a boat could be lowered. The 39-man crew of another ship ar rived intact, rescued after several hours in three lifeboats on the dark, tossing Atlantic. One seaman said seven vessels were torpedoed on the night of the attack more than a week ago and that two more were hit the next morning; another said the attack went on for three days; a third re ported that sounding devices de tected five U-boats in the raid. "There were plenty of torpedoes that missed their mark,” said one seaman. “They let loose almost enough to sink the British Navy.” Rescue Work Praised. High praise came from several men for the rescue work of a fast British coastal ship in the convoy. One man described her work as "one of the most heroic acts of the mer chant marine in this war.” ‘‘It was marvelous," said another, victim of his fourth torpedoing, ‘‘the way the coaster came within a couple of hundred yards of our ship. She was there a few minutes after the fourth torpedo hit us. I was waiting for her to get one at any moment.” The Panamanian tanker Antiope, hit by a torpedo of! Venezuela, hauled an important oil cargo into the port of Montevideo, Uruguay, unaided and with the loss only of the oil stored in one bashed-in hold, it was disclosed yesterday. Informed sources said there were no injuries among her crew\ Resigned Air-Raid Warden Returns to Former Post Landon L. Porter, one of 28 air raid wardens of the Dupont Circle defense area who resigned recently because of dissatisfaction with the civilian defense leadership, said to j day he has returned to his post be cause he now feels that the Office of Civilian Defense "is getting some where at last." “I think the situation has im proved greatly since Dean Landis i Civilian Defense Co-ordinator James M. Landis* took over the job,” said Mr. Porter, who, in sub mitting his resignation early last month, criticized the O. C. D. for employing dancers and movie stars. “I didn't want to quit in the first place, but I just felt we weren’t getting anywhere,” he said. “But I'm glad to be back on the job be cause I believe things will click bet ter now.” F. Moran McConihe, deputy warden for the Dupont Circle area, who dis closed the resignations Saturday and said they were offered in protest over the failure of officials to supply equipment and instructions, said to day that as far as-he knew, none of the others had returned to their posts. building wardens. The ceremonv will take place in the headquarters of the Connecticut avenue defense area, located in the recreation room of the Woodley road apartment house. Before the oath taking, the gathering will hear talks by C. L. Curtiss, jr., assistant deputy warden for the Connecticut avenue area, and David Lu, Washington corres pondent for the Central News Agency of China, who will also be made an assistant building warden. Also scheduled for tonight is a meeting of the assistant deputy wardens of the community. They will meet with Deputy Warden Leon D. Pretzfelder at 7:30 p.m. at 2901 Connecticut avenue N.W. Air-raid wardens of Zone 3, Southeast Washington defense area, are urged to attend a meeting to night at 7:30 in the North Carolina Avenue Methodist Episcopal Church. North Carolina avenue and Eighth street, to receive instructions for the test blackout tomorrow night. The Mount Pleasant civilian de fense setup Is being reorganized under the leadership of Richard M. Barr, warden for Zone 6. who has succeeded Dr. Emmett H. Mark wood as chairman of the area's De fense Committee. The following have been named wardens: Raymond J. Bowen, dep uty; Heye E. Eilers, James Ring and George H. Markwood, assistant dep uties; George H. Reges, warden of Zone 1; Arthur Kimberly, Zone 2; Joseph J. Hill, Zone 3 S. Hirshman, Zone 4; A. A. Dibble, Zone 5; Mr. Barr, Zone 6; Frank Jones. Zone 7; Noble Richards, Zone 8, and E. R. Sager, Zone 9. William T. Kruglak, deputy air raid warden for the Kalorama area, has announced a meeting of all civilian defense volunteers of that area to be held at the John Quincy Adams School at 8 o’clock tonight. Instructions for tomorrow night's test blackout will be given. Five tons of sand for smothering incendiai’y bombs have been dis tributed to residents of sector 4, zone 2, of the Chevy Chase defense area. The warden service had the sand placed in a garage at 3224 Oliver street N.W., and over the week end home owners carted buckets of it aw'ay or had Boy Scouts .make deliveries. Members of Boy Scout Troop 54 helped out on the job. For best results: Buy Defense bonds and stamps. Hotel Houston Purchased By New York Corporation Sale of the 11-story Hotel Hous ton, 910 E street N.W., by its owner, Houston R. Harper, to the Knott Corp. of New York was announced yesterday. The new owners took possession of the 140-room hostelry at midnight Saturday. Y. A. Price, one of the Knott managers, will be managing direc tor, and W. A. Bacon, the present manager, will be retained, ib was said. No changes In personnel are contemplated. E. K. Gordon, president of the corporation, said he planned to make Improvements in addition to the renovation and refurnishing completed recently by Mr. Harper. An addition to the hotel also may be built in the future, according to the new management. The Hotel Houston was built by the late Harry Wardman and was purchased by Mr. Harper in 1927. The Knott Corp. operates a chain of 36 hotels, including the McAlpin, Shelton, Wellington and New Weston in New YdPk City, D. H. Knott, head of the corporation, for merly was sheriff of New York County and has been in the hotel business more than 30 years. F. E. Lucas was the broker in the transaction. Lets Build Your Future Melinda Alexander, TRAINED PEOPLE ARE IN DEMAND! 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