The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 8, 1955 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, December 8, 1955
Page 9
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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8,196S BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE MINI Business' Spending to Prolong Present Boom, Experts Believe By SAN DAWSON NEW YpRK (AP) — What will give the boom increased zip in 1956? Will it be still greater spending by the average family, by government, by business? Those willing to stick out their necks now and predict still better times in the next six months believe the added something which will spur the economy toto » still faster pace than In booming 1955 will be spending by business Itself. Consumers turned the trick this year—spending their money or credit at a rate that .confounded the experts. . • Government spending had been the extra fllip that sent the economy to Its previously record. heights in the 1960-53 period. Most Gabu But business spending plans for early 198ft—as announced in detail today, by the Department of Commerce — show the most gains planned by any of the nation's three top spenders: the consumer, the government, the businessman- Secretary Weeks got. a .one-day scoop on his departemnt by tipping off the percentage ' figure to the National Assn. of Manutacturers- 12 per cent more spending for new plants and equipment In the first three months of next' year than in the Booming 1955 period. Consumer spending. will still be by far the greatest prop to the economy. At present they. are spending at an annual rate of bet* ter than' 256 billion dollars. This is 8 per cent higher than in 19S* All signs so far are that they will continue to ppeni at that rate, or a little higher as personal income totals rise. Three out of four consumers contacted in recent would be u food next year is this. Early last summer, however, however, consumers were saying they expected to spend more than Wit Mellowed With Her Age CHESTER, HI. Iff - Oov. William G. Stratton. was at a loss lor words when he stopped at the bedside of Mrs,. Mary Vemor, » Sfryear-old resident of St. Ann's Home For The Aged. -After he was introduced, the governor repeated his o»me several polls have said they thought times they had been—and this fall they have done just what they said they would. Recently their, tune has changed. Now most of them say they expect to spend as much next year as this, but they don't plan to spend'more. JOHNSON BLOCK CO. S. Hiway 61 Phone 2-2380 HOME OF EZY-MIX, READY TO USE CONCRETE. Just add water . . . 'Ideal for Do-lt-Y our self Jobs. times. "I'm very happy to meet you," the Illinois ehle{ said, "I'm Qov. Stratton.'" With a twinkle In her partially- blind eyes, Mrs. Vernor gingerly replied: "Well, what about It!" Read Courier News Clawifltd Adi. Baby Htn, Car T/iere RICHMOND, Va. 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