In today's Real Estate section, which was printed in advance, a word was omitted from a report on the sale of the Edes House in Georgetown. The story should have said: "The show house may have attracted the buyers, but the price they paid for the Edes House was no mistake."

An article in yesterday's Business section misstated the growth in retail sales in December. It should have said that retail sales were up 0.9 percent from the previous month, and up 6.7 percent from December 1997.

An article Thursday misstated the cost of 192 subway cars that Metro has ordered. They will cost the transit agency $340 million.

A graphic Thursday incorrectly reported the religion of Sen. Richard C. Shelby (R-Ala.). He is a Presbyterian.

A Nov. 11 Business article incorrectly identified the company that created the drug name Prozac. It was Interbrand Corp., a New York City-based consulting firm that specializes in developing product brand identities.

CLARIFICATION

The time and place of the Eighth Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration listed in Wednesday's Prince George's Extra changed after publication. The event will take place today at 3 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers, 4500 Knox Rd., College Park. The number to call for information is 301-345-3518.