Time Clock, Aug. 6, 1956

COSTLIER BEEF is in sight; choice grades soared in Chicago stockyards to $25.50 per cwt., highest since May 1955. With the 13 major feeding states reporting 10% fewer cattle on feed lots than a year ago and shipments down to a two-month low, stockyard prices climbed $2.50 in three days.

NEXT YEAR'S AUTOS will ride on smaller tires as all Big Three plus American Motors switch from the 15-in. wheel to 14-in. Chief reason: trend to lower cars, which will see some '57 models dropped more than 5 in. from '56. New tires will be 17% wider than present models so...

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