Time Clock, Feb. 6, 1956

FAST TAX WRITE-OFFS on 21 types of defense projects will be reinstated by the Office of Defense Mobilization. Among the expansion goals reinstated: airport facilities, iron ore, diesel locomotives, truck terminals, railroad passenger cars, petroleum pipelines.

LOWER PULLMAN FARES will be tried in an experiment to increase off-season travel. ICC has given Pullman Co. permission to cut fares (until April 30) on berths, roomettes and compartments as much as 40% on 15 railroads operating west of Chicago.

CIGARETTE SMOKING is puffing ahead faster and faster, recovering from its recent slump. The Internal Revenue Service's latest survey (in November) showed a 10% jump in...

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