The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on November 26, 1968 · Page 3
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November 26, 1968

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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 3

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Tuesday, November 26, 1968
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Palm Beach Post, Tuesday, Nov. 26, 1968-3 Economy Still Running Strong WASHINGTON (AP) -New orders for durable goods took a sharp upturn in October, with a 7.7 per cent rise (our times the monthly average of increases from April to October, the Commerce Department reported. On a seasonally adjusted ba sis new orders climbed from $28.3 billion to $30.5 billion. The sudden surge in this sector of the economy is bound to be interpreted by many observers as a sign that the economy is still running hotter than the administration would like. Many economists rate the movement of durablegoodsas an excellent early warning system for the economy, signaling expansions or contractions by their ups and downs. The transportation industry accounted for $1.4 billion of the $2.2 billion jump in new orders but gains were posted by nearly all durable goods producers, the department said. The 7.7 per cent expansion in new orders is almost double the 3.9 per cent rise that oc-cured from August to September. From April through Octo ber the average monthly rise was 1.9 per cent, though in the second half of that six-month period monthly increases were averaging 4.4 per cent. October shipments of durables increased $1.6 billion, from $27.9 billion to $29.5 billion. Transportation equip ment, principally motor vehicles and parts, contributed nearly $1 billion to the increase The 5.7 per cent increase in shipments compared with a six-month average of 1.6 per cent. TONIGHT J XIA HEY KIDS! TALK TO S.1VT1 BY PIIOE PFMSOX-TO-PERSOS TOMGIIT 6 TO 7 PJI. CALL 833-4181 How would you like the fun of speaking to Santa? Well, you can . . . just by calling through Burdine's! Your phone call will go to Santa s house between 6 call Sjr .n& " t.V i, vT mL r?A.ii 7 p.m. tonight only. Make out your list now, and i Santa at Burdine's. WITn ORLON KNIT COORDINATES BY EDWARDS OF CALIFORNIA Mix them . . . match them . . . choose a turtle, a mock or classic collar shirt . . .wear it with a cardigan or without. Do pur own fashion thing ...but do it in handsome knits of soft, washable Orion acrylic. All S-M-L-XL. Long sleeve cardigan (shown with all) in white, azure blue, grass, meadow gold,' autumn brown, red, aztec, navy, grey, yellow, black. $17 Short sleeve knit shirts: A. 3-button placket front with heather body, solid collar. Azure, (shown) meadow, autumn or grass. $11 B. White mock turtle with grass (shown ), autumn, aztec, black, azure or capri blue body stripes. $8 C. Turtleneck in bone with grass (shown ), autumn, azure, aztec or meadow neck stripe. $11 D. Mock turtle in autumn (shown), capri, azure, aztec, meadow, sand, flame or lime with contrast neck stripes. $11 JffI .' -V f KrV X' COME IN, CALL 833-4481 OR USE COUPON Burdine's We it Palm Beach, Florida 33401 Please tend me the following Edwards Coordinates 1 Six Color 2nd Color Choic Ittm Prlco N 1 FANcf FOOTWORK : FLOATERS BY RATES Featherweight leisure slip-ons in sportive colors, with distinctive hardware trim. Side-buckler with brass buckle in blue, olive or gold suede or washable white grained leather. Moc in white grained leather and blue, gold or natural suede, Either pair, $17 STORE FOR MEN. STREET FLOOR NAME ADDRESS CITY STATE ZIP ABC 30-DAY CHARGE C.O.D. CHECK ENCLOSED MONEY ORDER Pitt it tU 4 itlii til. Frtt 4tliiry m urehiiti o! $5 tf mtrt. Fir COD. M 5Jc (ItcMmi Hi). ChI if kwi4l tutlHt tvr rtltr fcllwy m will bt tiiti. 515-1 1-26-68W.P.B. DOWNTOWN WEST PALM BEACH STORE FOR MEN rx..xr:.z: 0i CLOSED THURSDAY, SHOP FRIDAY & SATURDAY MGDTS 'TIL 0:30

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