Stock Mart Governed by War Scare' By SAM DAWSON AP Business News Analyst NEW YORK (AP)—The war scare as it grow., or ebbs in coming clays will rule the st6ck and commodity markets. Stock prices tumble if war seems imminent or, worse, if it starts. Fear of what war will do to peacetime industry sends price of stocks of consumer product makers tumbling. What passes for prosperity in wartime is quite different from the real thing in peacetime. But a scare, if it seems to be no more than that, can bolster stocks of companies that traders guess— they can't always bo sure—will get increased military orders and profit from them, or can convert quickly from consumer to defense production. Actual war disrupts stock markets everywhere. After the outbreak in 1914 of World War I the New York Stock Exchange was closed for four and a half months. Commodity prices usually rise sharply at the first hint that world trade routes may be clipped, or that businessmen will be rushing to stock up on supplies before they become scarce, or that housewives will buy anything from food to appliances they fear may be rationed. Sober second looks may change this. At the time of the Korean War, American housewives went on a scare buying binge, despite assurances that the war was too small to disrupt consumer production or to tax production facilities. Only after food began spoiling on the shelves did sonu of them learn that all they had done was send prices up needlessly. Stock traders will be busy trying to guess how serious the quar- | antine of Cuba will be—what the j reaction of the Soviet Union or of i some of our allies shipping goods to Cuba, will be. If the United States succeeds in calling Soviet Premier Khrush- chrv's hand, there well may still be an aftermath of a bigger buildup in U.S. defenses. There is almost sure to be a belief among American businessmen and consumers alike that troubl will be just that much more likely in oth- | er parts of the .vorld where | Khrushchev tries to regain face. ! Paring industrial material ; stocks tends to stop even when a war scare turns into a shaky peace. Buying of consumer goods, | already planned, may b« delayed ; no longer by many families. While Americans are trying to decide how serious this war scare is, or while they're waiting for the Soviet Union to react—in deeds, that 1 is, not words—many are expected to follow the usual pattern. The timid will sell stocks, preferring cash in hand. Others will stay on the sidelines and put off any buying plans. Some will look for stocks they think will profit from a defense buildup. Few sober observers will argue there's anything healthy about the fever-glow of wartime activity or of massive defense buildups. PONYTAIL ;© King Fratam SnOoto, Inc, 1M2. Worid rlrtta ntenti. AROUND ffCKE 60AteWH0<^. JUST THAT meFWONe-£XT£N$JON CORP." Pacific Air Tests Hit by Troubles Most domestic safflower is grown in California, Montana, North Dakota, .Nefer&ska, Colorado and other Western and Mid- west^rn states. HONOLULU (AP) - Tonight's scheduled high-altitude nuclear blast above Johnston Island and another test planned for Saturday may bring to a' close the trouble- plagued Pacific nuclear series. Both tests originally were scheduled 24 hours earlier but wer e pushed back because of technical difficulties. There was no further explanation. Time schedule for the shots is a five-hour period beginning at 2:30 a.m. ESI. Join Task Force 8 officials de- clined comment on whether Saturday's explosion will be the last. However, a spokesman said a week ago only three tests were authorized in the series that resumed this month. The United States exploded the first of the shots last Friday. That blast was the size of the atom bomib that leveled Hiroshima in 1945. 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