GOVERNMENT: Scientific Snoopery

This week 12,000 men begin ringing the doorbells of U. S. business, and, unlike book salesmen, they cannot be kicked out. At the executives of great corporations as well as at flabbergasted peanut vendors they will fire their questions. What is your business? Are you incorporated? What were your total receipts during 1939? Cost of materials? Wage payments? How much did you sell on credit? These snoopers are taking the business, manufacturing, mines & quarries section of the Sixteenth Decennial Census of the U. S. The population, housing, and farm sections...

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