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Federal Plans
14 More Floors, Nearly
-Triple Main Building
Star Financial Editor
Columbia Federal Savings and Loan Association will add
four more floors to nearly triple the space in its main office
building to provide for growth which has lifted assets to a new
record of more than SB7 million.
President Clarence E. Kefauver announced award of the
construction contract to Prescott Construction Co. yesterday.
Work will start within a few
days and completion is expected
by early 1963 at an over-all cost ,
of well over $500,000.
When the present main of- |
fice at 730 Eleventh st. n.w„
was constructed in 1948 the
foundations fortunately were
built to support additional
At that time assets totaled
sls million or little more than
one-sixth their present level.
The staff which numbered only
26 at that time has grown in
Columbia Federal now has
three branches in the District
of Columbia and its data* pro
cessing, mortgage loan and
home improvement loan pro
cessing and internal audit sec
tions all are centralized in the
main office.
The architectural firm of
Chatelain, Gauger and Nolan
has prepared the design and
plans for the new construction.
The six-story and mezzanine
building will rise to the height
of. the neighboring Washington
Gas Light Co. building. It will
be faced with Indiana lime
stone, accented with a full
height panel of Sunset Red
Columbia Federal will con
tinue operations in the build
ing during the construction
period although some altera
tions will be necessary in the
first floor lobby to provide for,
an additional elevator and ex
panded teller counters, which
will occupy the entire floor.
Present plans call for tabu
lation equipment and the audit
department on the second floor,
the mortgage loan and home
improvement loan department
on the third floor, rentable
space on the fourth and fifth
floors and the executive of
fices, board room and an en
larged cafeteria on the sixth
Sales Gains Shown
By Bowl America
Gross sales of Bowl America,
Inc., totaled $302,517 in Febru
ary, a gain of 54 per cent from
$195,705 in February last year,
it was announced by C. E. Gold
berg, president of the Washing
ton-Baltimore bowling chain.
Sales for five months of the
current fiscal year totaled sl,-
273,000, compared with $812,-
525 a year earlier, he said. The
firm operates 11 centers now,
compared with 7 centers a year
Area Car Sales Start
1962 With Increase
Area automobile sales are
making a good showing after
an above-average performance
In 1961, reported Maurice J.
Murphy, executive vice presi
dent of the Automotive Trade
Association National Capital
The area’s January passen-
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ger car sales totaled 7,105 units,
compared with 6,300 in Janu
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fnercial vehicles totald 478
units, compard with 370 a
year earlier.
Mr. Murphy pointed out that
area passenger car sales
finished 1961 with a 2 per cent
gain from 1960, while sales in
the entire nation went down
10.98 per cent.
$500,000 Mortgages
Purchased for Union
Berens Companies partici
pated in an interesting finan
cial development recently when
a $500,000 block of FHA and
VA mortgages was put together (
for the investment of funds of
the Amalgamated Association
of Street, Electric Railway and (
Motor Coach Employees of ,
In announcing conclusion of i
negotiations, Hector Hollister, i
Berens executive vice president, ;
said the association was able :
to invest its money in rela
tively risk-free mortgages with
a good return and high
Negotiations were handled by
James C. Latta, Berens vice
president for loan sales, and
Peter L. Gilsey of Peter Ladd
Gilsey Associates representing
the union. The sale reflects the
growing union interest in
mortgages, Mr. Latta said.
Save-Mor Drug Sales
And Profits Rise
Sales of Save-Mor Drugs,
Inc., totaled $3,840,000 in 1961,
compared with $2,729,000 in the
previous year, President Albert
Pearlman announced.
Profits amounted to $103,017
before taxes, compared with
$42,300 in 1960, he declared.
The company opened its ninth
store and put into service a
fleet of economy delivery trucks
in the year.
Atlantic Research
Gets Big Contract
Atlantic Research Corp, has
received a $500,000 contract for
a spherical rocket motor from
the jet propulsion laboratory of
the California Institute of
Technology acting for the Na-
NEW YORK, Mar. 17 (AP).-Cotton
futures prices were irregular this week,
closing from 30 cents a bale lower to
90 cents a bale higher. The nearby
months showed gains of 40 cents to 90
cents a bale.
The relatively short supply of nearby
futures, compared with stocks, continued
to strengthen prices for the March con
tract. In addition, offerings were limited
as tread commission house buying de
The Cotton Exchange Service Bureau
estimated exports for the week at 126,000
bales, compared with 93,000 a week
earlier and 165,000 in the comparable
week of 1960. For the season through
March 13 exports totaled 3,281,000. At
about the same time last year 4,542,000
bales had been shipped.
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Architect’s drawing shows how the main of
fice of Columbia Federal Savings and Loan
Association will look at 730 Eleventh street
N.W., after the addition of four floors.
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The contract calls for fabri
cation and testing of 17-inch
diameter spherical solid-propel
lant rocket motors with ti
tanium cases. Their compact
ness will make them suitable
for upper stages of multi-stage
rocket vehicles.
Anniversary Planned
By Credit Women
The Credit Women’s Break
fast Club will celebrate its 24th
anniversary at a breakfast at
the Willard Hotel on Wednes
Founded in 1938 with 40
members, it now has a member
ship of more than 100 from
leading stores, banks and other
Speakers at the anniversary
will Include: J. P. Stedehouder,
president of the Credit Bu
reau: John K. Atlhaud, secre
tary-treasurer of the bureau,
and Frank W. Miller, president
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The Navy Bureau of Ships
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Mr. Hollis said the new con
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Hotel Sales
Turn Higher
In February
Sales of 35 member hotels of
the Washington Hotel Associa
tion were 5.9 per cent ahead
of a year ago in February, but
for the first two months of this
year remained 3.2 per cent
lower, reported Bourbon Dawes,
executive vice president of the
The February spurt after a
quiet January pushed room
sales 5.7 per cent above a year
ago, although two months vol
ume in this category remained
2 per cent behind.
February food sales were up
5.2 per cent, but two months’
sales were down 4.6 per cent.
February beverage sales were
8.6 per cent above a year ago,
but two months’ sales were off
4.7 per cent.
A February occupancy rate of
71.7 per cent for the 10,298 cov
ered rooms was up 2.8 per cent
from February last year. A two
months’ rate of 69.3 per cent
was off 1.2 per cent.
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Registration Data
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Exchange Commission covering
proposed public offering of
80,000 shares of Class A com
mon stock at $3 a share.
The offering would be made
on a best-efforts basis by Jones
Kreeger & Co. and First In
vestment Planning Co., both
of Washington.
Davis Iron Forms
New Subsidiary
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chase and sell new, used and
rebuilt electrical equipment.
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