THE CABINET: Population

The Bureau of the Census last week made public its estimate of what the population of the U. S. will be next July 1: 117,135,817 men, women and children. This is an estimate. In part it is based on state censuses taken last year in eight states. In part it is based on the annual recorded excess of births over deaths in states in which the registration of these human milestones is believed to be essentially accurate. In part it is based on the past rate of growth in various states, and in part...

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