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November 28, 1949 - Image 9

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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 1949

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

PAGE NINE

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Census Army
To Quiz U.S.
Next Spring
140,000 Askers
To Collect Facts
WASHINGTON - (P) - Uncle
Sam is going to ask you a lot of
questions next April, but what you
say will be confidential.
Beginning April 1 an army of
140,000 census enumerators will
start calling on people in every
city, town and farm community to
find out the nation's 1950 popula-
tion and obtain housing and agri-
cultural information.
..THE CENSUS Bureau already
has prepared the basic questions
for the 17th 10-year census. Agri-
cultural census forms will be
mailed to farmers in most states in
advance of the population enum-
eration, and the completed forms
will be picked up when the enum-
erators come around.
Hundreds of high speed tabu-
lation machines will sum up the
millions of facts collected by the
census field forces.
Basic population questions
which will be asked each person
lnolude name, relation to head of
household, race, sex, age, marital
status, state or county of birth,
citizenship status, and employ-
ment status the preceding week of
every person over 14 years old, and
the occupation, industry and class
of worker.
r EVERY FIFTH person the gov-
ernment will ask what state and
county he lived in a year earlier
and whether he lived on a farm. It
will ask country of birth of father
and mother, highest grade of
school attended and school attend-
ance.
Every fifth person 14 or over
will be asked the duration of
employment and number of
weeks worked in 1949, income
received in 1949 from various
* sources, income received by rela-
tives in the same household and
whether men are war veterans.
Every 30th person 14 or over
Uncle Sam will ask occupation, in-
dustry and class of work of rer-
sons who worked the previous year
but were not working or looking
for work the previous week. It will
also ask whether he was ever
married or married more than
once, years in present marital
status and number of children
born.
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FOR EVERY dwelling unit the
enumerators, will ask type of
structure, condition, number of
persons in unit, number of rooms,
water supply, toilet facitNties,
bathing equipment and whether it
is occupied by owner or tena.jt.
They will note if the house or
apartment is vacant.
Value of non-farm owner-
occupied units will be asked,
number of dwelling units in the
property and whether mortg-
aged.
Non-farm renters will be asked
their monthly rent, any amount
paid in addition for electricity,
fuel and water and whether the
rented unit is furnished.
For every fifth dwelling unit the
enumerators will get information
on the year it was built, heating
equipment, heating fuel, cooking
fuel, refrigeration equipment,
kitchen sink and whether there is

electric lighting, radio and tele-
vision set.
The basic questions to be an-
swered by farmers will include
name, address, race, age, acres in
farm, acres owned, acres rented by
farmer, acres rented to others,
name and address of landlords and
acres operated by hired managers.
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We're all in a Merry Christmas mood at Jacobson's, and you'll
be too when you see the wonderful gift-ables on every
floor. From mother and sister right down to the kiddies .. .
We've everything to bring special joy at Christmas.

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Not just nylons, but
BELLE-SHARMEER NYLONS
A Jacobson Excluuve

Nylons with
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the leg-sized, foot-sized, flattering
proportioned sizes. Now in lovely

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winter color tones. 51 gauge, 15 denier.

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DIVINE
by D'Orsay
"To wear it is Divine. "
a Paris fragrance that means
something special to a lovely lady
on your list. Beautifully
bottled and boxed.
Perfume, 5.50
Eau de Toilette, $5
Plus tax

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Wintering in wUarith and( fashion
Our qenial, 01(1 WOOl JlaIne
WRAPAROUND ROBE
A toast to the prettiest bit of warmth in town, a
little arsonist in fashionable coverage, piped and
sashed with white fringe. Green, red, navy. Sizes
9 to 15.
_1.99

A nylon petticoat. . . wonderfully romantic . . .
right down to its flirtatious lace and net flounces.
Practical too, for it washes in a wink, dries in a

flash, needs no ironing.
Sizes 4 to 7.

In black, pink, white.

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MESSIAH
Sat., Dec. 10, 8:30
Hill Auditorium
CHLOE OWEN, Soprano
ANNA KASKAS, Contralto
DAVID LLOYD, Tenor
OSCAR NATZKA, Bass
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CHORAL UNION
300 Voices
SPECIAL ORCHESTRA
50 Players
Lester McCoy, Conductor
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by Faberge
FABERGETTE PERFUME SET
Romantic vista for milady . . . with a fascinating
team of the purse-size Fabergette, a matching Co-
logne. In Tigress, Aphrodisia, Woodhue or Straw
Hat.
2.50
plus 20 1Fed. tax

Crescendoe' s
"ARIA"
Double Woven Fabrics
Shortie Gloves
Whipstitched shorties with the
leather tailored look. With every
washing they become richer
and softer. Black, brown,
chamois or white.
2.50

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