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10 The News-Review, Roseburg, Ore. Wed.; Dec. 7, 194j Fcti, Noted FIltr.Armi For S. Dokofa Govtrnorshfp
creased to 21,500,000, or more
than one out ol every eight per
sons. The problem, he said, has be-
Rising Number Of Workers
Nearing 60-Year Mark .Spells
Expansion Of Pension System
WASHINGTON M -The government's labor statistics chief
lays that pensions tor everybody seem a sure bet with "the old
and the near-old" making up half the nation's voting population.
Ewan Clague, commissioner of labor statistics, said many work
ers between 40 and 60 are "very properly concerned about their
bleak economic future once they become branded as 'too old
"And these two groups the old
and the near-old are a very po
tent force In our society today,"
Clague said In a speech at the
Machinery and Allied Products
institute. .. !
"Between them they now ac
count for half the population of
voting age and their relative
strength is growing each year.
. "Because of their mature years
and experience they exert more
over a greater than proportion
ate Influence In community at
fairs and In the councils of labor.
"In a democratic society, re
sponsible to the needs of its citi
zens, it is almost a truism to state
that their voice will be heard,
and that their Just demands will
be met. So much is self evident."
Life Expeotaney Upped
Clague said medical science has
boosted the life expectancy of a
white male from 48 years in 1900
to about 66 today.
There are now about 11,000,000
men and women aged 65 or over,
or one out of every 13 persons,
Cague said. He calculated that
50 years from now, In the year
2000,. the number will have In-
SIOUX FALLS, S. D. UP
Major Joe Foss, famous Marine
filer In World War II, is planning
on a fling in politics, his aim,
the governorship of South Dako
ta. The 34 -year -old Marine ace
said he would be a Republican
candidate for nomination at the
1950 primary, to be held June
6. Foss, winner of the Congres
sional Medal for his exploit in
the South Pacific, was the first
flier to equal Capt. Eddie Rick
enba'cker's World War I record
of downing 26 enemy planes.
Foss, who operates a flying
service at the Soux Falls airport,
is currently commander of the
state's Air National Guard, with
the rank of lieutenant colonel.
He Is married and has two small
come acute with the iie of the
mass production when we had a
largely rural economy, older peo
ple simply tapered off activities
on the farm; now "much more
exacting" job requirements seem
to require a complete break from
Clague said the steady growth
In number of aging persons seems
to leave no question of the need
for a penuun system.
said, the question Is "how best to
meet wis need. '
His personal choice: expanding
the present social security pro
gram, which is financed on an
insurance basis by empoyeif and
worKers. tie sam inaustry pen
sion plans cannot do the lob !
alone, but can properly supple
ment social security.
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