RELIEF: Biggers' Census

For eight years the U. S. Government has been struggling to solve the problem of unemployment but not until last summer did Congress act to find out how many-people in the U. S. are unemployed. Columnist Hugh Johnson suggested a compulsory registration along the lines of the World War draft. Massachusetts' young Senator Henry Cabot Lodge Jr. proposed a $20,000,000 door-to-door census. In the rush of legislation at its session's end, Congress passed a bill which called for an unemployment census, appropriated $5,000,000 and left the kind of job to be done...

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