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KIwanis speaker says Government spending to aid Southern California's economy Government spending for space and defense will keep the economic pump well primed in South- em California for at least the next year Richard S. Peterson, Bank of America research economist told the Redlands Kiwanis club here yesterday. After analysing the rational economy Mr. Peterson noted that the distinctive aspect of the California economy is the large volume of government spending for space and for defense — items that will not be cut in the '64 federal budget. In the overall view of the U. S. economy he is mildly optimistic about the months ahead. His talk consisted in enumerating plus and minus factors and in striking the total balance. Consumer spending has recently been a major strength of the economy, he said. While the buyer has stretched himself by the u.se of installment credit, some federal income tax cut is in prospect for 1D«4 which will increase the disposable income of the individual. Automobiles, in particular, have I been selling at a high rate for j the past year and a half, Jlr. Peterson believes that boom is wearing itself out and total sales will fall off. Another downward trend he foresees is in the purchase of steel by industry. For some months buy ers have been stockpiling steel, he explained, in anticipation of a ' strike that has now been averted j by new labor contracts. While I there will be some slowing down I in steel production this will not be drastic... rather, "only a dampening effect". The prospects for spending by business give Mr. Peterson much cheer. "It looks good this year", he says. Behind this trend he finds good profits for the year of *62 and for the first quarter of '63 (second quarter data won't be available for a couple of months). Business was also helped by recent tax law changes. Government spending — and the term includes state and local agencies — has been a strong lac- tor, and will continue to be so. He took specific note of the vast amount of highway building and of schoolhouse construction. As to housing, Mr. Peterson said that residential construction starts have been at record levels in the past two months. As these jobs progress they, in themselves, insure activity for at least five months. However, "the vacancy rate is already rising higher than we like to see if and he predicts slowing down by the end of the year. Taking a further peak into 1964 he noted that the "rate of new family formation may not be high enough" to support such high levels of residential construction. A tax cut would not increase consumer income sufficiently to influence residential construction, he believes. The most marked positive affect, he says will be on business investment and ho counts Dr. Sears, Kiwanis leader, dies suddenly Dr. G. W. Sears, a retired Colton osteopath and prominent Ki- wanian, died suddenly while waiting to have his operator's license renewed yesterday at the Department of Motor Vehicles office in San Bernardino. He was a past president of the Colton Kiwanis club but was also a past lieutenant governor of the Caiifomia-Nevada division of Kiwanis IntemationaL He is survived by his wife, Edna, of 1020 Valencia avenue, Colton, and two brothers and a sister. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Knopsnyders Mortuary chapel in Colton. NOSE BITER FINED LONDON (UPI) — George Sandford, a window cleaner, was fined $14 Tuesday for biting the nose of Alfred Nosworthy, who had pushed past him in a bus line. this an encouraging sign. Glen Adams, assistant manager of the Redlands main office of Bank of America introduced Mr. Peterson, and explained that he had come down from San Francisco to give the talk. Burglars enter four business establishments Burglars broke into four Redlands business firms last night according to police reports today. Goods valued at $140 were stolen from the stores. The firms entered, sometime between 6 p.m. yesterday and 6 a.m. this morning included the following: Eddie's Barber Shop. 527 Orange street, suffered the largest loss. A total of $121, mainly of barber equipment was stolen from the shop ovmed by Pablo E. Chacon, 931 Barbara Lane. College Shoe Shop, 529 Orange street, $2 in change was taken from the cash register. The store is owned by Robert C. Aday, 12522 14th street Yucaipa. Adamo's Appliance Sen,'ice, 525 Orange street was entered but nothing was reported missing. The owner is Daniel M. Adamo, 125 East Crescent street The fourth business entered was the E. F. Dibble, Consulting Engineer office at 8 West Citrus Avenue. Two radios were taken from the second floor offices. Estimated value was $25 according to police. 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