Time Clock, Jan. 4, 1960

AIR FORCE STRETCH-OUT will trim deliveries of Boeing KC-135 air tankers and Convair B58 bombers. Air Force will buy only 66 tankers this fiscal year instead of 96 ordered, and only 20 B-58s instead of 32.

RAIL DIVERSIFICATION into water transport, hitherto denied by the ICC, is sought by Illinois Central and Southern Pacific. The two roads have petitioned the ICC to okay their $9,000,000 purchase of the John I. Hay barge company. ICC will approve the deal, pave the way for other roads to move into competing lines of transport.

POULTRY SALES are down...

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