Time Clock, Aug. 24, 1959

DC-8 SERVICE by United Air Lines, nonstop New York-San Francisco, will begin on Sept. 18. United will start New York and Chicago service to West Coast in October.

COTTON CROP will reach 14.8 million bales, largest since 1953, because farmers boosted production 29% over last year under new Government program that allows bigger planting, lower support prices. Current surplus: 8,800,000 bales, mostly owned by Government.

DENMARK OIL REFINERY, country's first, will be built by Tidewater Oil Co., controlled by Billionaire Jean Paul Getty (TIME Cover, Feb. 24, 1958). The $40 million refinery will be completed by early 1961, serve Denmark, Norway,...

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