Time Clock, may 5, 1958

MARRIAGE SLOWDOWN will nip market for houses, furniture, etc. Dropping steadily since last August, marriage rate this year is about 10% below year ago. Reasons: low birth rate of Depression 1930s combined with today's economic slump and living-cost spiral.

JET NOISE PROBLEM has been whipped, says Boeing. Three years and $5,000,000 spent on research produced a sound suppresser that Boeing claims will make its four-jet 707s quieter than big piston planes. The device, still secret, breaks up jet exhaust into many small streams, diffuses them to squelch noise.

DINERS' CLUB, which now has 600,000...

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