Time Clock, Apr. 4, 1960

U.S. EXPORTS-RISE in February brought total to $1.5 billion, a 27% jump over same month in 1959. Big booster: nearly 1,000,000 bales of February cotton.

EUROPE'S TALLEST HOTEL will be built in London by Conrad N. Hilton and British Financier Charles Clore (TIME, June 15). The 530-room London Hilton will tower 27 stories above Mayfair, cost $17 million, open in 1962.

DROP IN BEEF PRICES this summer is predicted by American National Cattleman's Association. Reason: U.S. population growth justifies 1,000,000-head cattle increase per year, but over last two years U.S. has built up backlog of 8,500,000 head, and price will break sharply when...

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