Time Clock, Jul. 16, 1956

TWO-DRINK LIMIT will be imposed by airlines on domestic flights to head off possible congressional action against drinking aloft. Size of the drinks: 1.6 oz. No limit on beer and wine.

HARDTOP CONVERTIBLES with tops that slide down into recessed area over trunk are being tested by both Ford and Chevrolet. Ford is expected to unveil such a car this fall.

WESTERN UNION RATES on domestic telegrams will go up July 29 unless FCC blocks boost. To meet increased costs, Western Union plans to hike rates 5¢ to 15¢ for each telegram going farther than...

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