THE NEWS, MONDAY, OCTOBER 4, 1920. IMMIGRATION TIDE HEARING PRE-WAR Their First Glimpse FLOODS TO U. S. Consuls and Ship Lines Are to Blame for "Undesirables" The tide of immigration from Europe into the United States is rapidly mounting toward pre-war lve Is. Six months ago more aliens were saiiinf away from America tnan were sailing in, but now the flood has turned and there are more than twice as many alien arrivals as departures. With the sudden influx, the immigration probiem as become one of the most serious questions ttie nexj Congress will hare to deal with. F ULIS ISLAND CHOKED. For weeks Ellis Island, the great gateway, has been choked. The detentions are so many that the island is congested to double its capacity. One nipht a week or so ago 3,319 immigrants were detained in quarters w'ih sleeping accommodations for 1,500 the largest crowd in the history of the island. A right with 3000 is nothing unusual now. Ships have been forced to tie np for days before discharging steer- j age passengers. - Thousands of ex- : " 4 in- v, it : L- ' Is' ) - ; - FOR THE FIKST TIME these Czecho-Slav women are viewing New York's skyline from Ellis Island, where they are awaiting . their relatives. (NEWS photo) with a view to putting np the bars on the other side of the ocean against destitute passengers. Within the last four weeks three lines alone brought to this port 1,757 steerage passengers who had no money at all and 2.636 who had less than $20 each. They have been without funds to proceed to their destination and animations have had to be made at ; are likely to become public charges, the docks instead of the island. j This has been the most important tots are still being installed xoi single cause of rejection, take care of the excess and aj All told, the mixture of the pen-staff of extra inspectors recruited.! niless, the diseased, the feeble-Frederick A. Wallis, new com-! minded and the otherwise undesjr-missioner, who has done much toj able in the volume of present im-humanizew Ellis Island since ; migratio nis such that during Sep-June, only recently got authority j tember. with 70,052 alien arrivals,! from Washington to increase the , there were dete u , En-' lorce to sometmng luce adequate Is.an(1 in x n and M m4 proportions. wfcen 140000 a onth werey'srr5v: UKSTITCTE ASS DISEASED. ting. The destitute and the diseased are clamoring for admission n ; dcqov M dpu piicc CftR rumbers not before equaled. On! rcuul oUto FUJI the other side the Atlantic the; SHARE IN FIELD ESTATE I ars seem to be all down, and pas-1 . . , . . . 'neera are taken aboard ship . f pruigrtield, IIL, Oct. o Suit to without regard as to whether the ottam Portion of the Marshall United States will regard them as ' f n;?.lh?ns "undesirables." t The hospital on the island, with ! a capacity of 650 beds, now has ! 675 patients, many with diseases! that will lead to their exclusion ' Cases of idiocy and imbecility and senility are not infrequent. A1-; though the law excludes these,' they were taken aboard ship on ! passports vised by American con- EUls. " I MATRON SCARCITY AT BEDFORD REFORMATORY Bedford, N. Y., Oct, 3. There is such a dire shortage of matrons in the btate Reformatory for Women in Bedford, it was officially an nounced today, that Mrs. Anna Hedges Talbot, the new superin tendent, is going to Manhattan to morrow to try to enlist some suitable women for the vacant places. The matrons guard the prisoners in the cottages of the reformatory, in the school and industrial classrooms and on the grounds. Thirty more are needed, it was said. VISE BANK JOKE. j By the experts at the island thej viseing of papers by American? consuls abroad is regarded as a! raucous joke. i Asrain, the steamship lines have; a share in the blame. Steerage! f.-tres from Europe, which averaged has been filed in the State Su-vreme Court iiere by Pejrgy Marsh, former London music hall dancer, through her attorney. Xh e claim is based on the allegation that' her son, Harry Anthony Marsh, is the illegitimate son of Henry Field, deceased, and that hp is thpro- part of the estate. The suit is an appeal from the decision of the ; 'A vK-itfr trk lT Vif.iVfl f Ka turn are now about "$110, and at this?cp' Connty Circuit Court, which Yizh rate a ship can take a chancel refused to recognize the cla.m. on having- to transport an unde- WHY PAY RETAIL PRICES when you can buy direct from Manufacturer at Wholesale? We are closing out our entire stock of MISSES' SUITS AND COATS Take elevator to 6th Floor. 7 WEST 30TH STREET (Near Fifth Are.) s "-abie back to port of orig:n at ip cwn expense. This last week Commissionet Wallis has had heart to heart conferences with steamship officials DOWN CO THE PRICES! WE LEAD THE WAY. Tke Big G Furniture Works, 76th St.. 3d At., N. Y. In rtwU"N witk ri trf.i of th t!n 0.ST. w!'n tv ! kVrjnTnro r mr. hour fm ml if tuitc w bc t&fcm Xtm lca4 vt.t b fa vfTact iJt frvwB V' l n nf mntfr, c twTMur mu jiMt rrttit-b m It 1 f wki r m ta hut lnrrM.rd rk41r r it-Hi gj, SkJth 4T!tin.. . yrn may BUY FROM THE MAKERS nj Save tha Dealer's Profits lltn lUn Kiila. Itim nd Library Kutt in &u Qk arw iua aed tlu- SAVINCV OF 25 TO 50 CATA1XK51 K ' ! Oi RElirfciT IreJ. Ubrrty Bofcfa atntr4 full fara nium at of pur-h&M. tsi o-r-ta Bajp or BmnT atoold aoi aitw fBWTirm ca aallj tili t r. it- St i r TK Bif C Furmitar Works. 203-205 Eat 76th St. JiM mro MM at M Ara. "Is" etsUaa. Large Wholesaler Offers to You AT RETAIL BEAUTIFUL SILKS The Sale That Has Set People Talking SHIRTINGS JERSEYS GEORGETTES CREPE DE CHINES TAFFETAS SATINS FANCIES WASH SATINS SILK LININGS PRINTED GEORGETTES STRIPED TAFFETAS In Addition to the Above We Are Showing a Complete Line of High Class Silks at Unheard of Prices UNITED MILLS 2 Wett 28th Street, New York City AT 5TH AVE. PHONE 6237 MADISON SQUARE Mr York Showroom Opa fron 8.30 A. M. to 7 P. M. Extraordinarily Priced at l.l'O Width. 36 to 40 Inchea 3tititm pap ikal Talk of the Town JHudon Bay Seal it not a mtukrat bat is a genuine animal of the rodent family (Genus Sepus) inhabiting America, Alaska and Australia. The luster of its genuine skins is guaranteed and cannot be bought with our trade mark guaranteed anywhere except in our store. 3 Specials 4W a?aaa1aaaS-lta?aaBa We are going to describe 3 specials and make the prices so reasonable that we shall attract the notice of all intending purchasers ot turs. Advanced Model ' J Gorgeous model new style dolman with extraordinary large cape collar as illustrated, of finest selected Hudson Bay skins our special) , hand and machine embroidered brocade linings our most wonderful bargain. For This Sale I...W- BP I I ill 9 X NOTE This dolman will positively not be sold for less than 400 after this sale! J You pay a little more, but you get Hudson Bay seal. I iff ? mm a 5 A 1 mm. (Frnttiutt New Model C Hudson Bay Seal, 42-inch length, like illustrated, model youthful, new lines, brocade lining. We say it's an extraordinary special 1 For This Sale 440 NOTE Two Hudson Bay skins free with each garment. Small deposits will be accepted and garments held till Fall. 3flmniima Trimmed Special Hudson Bay Seal trimmed with squirrel, skunk and raccoon, elegantly lined, fun sweep model, extra large collar and cuffs. mm tM "t M For This Sale $225 NOTE A seal muff to match free with each purchase. (jSmall deposit holds any garment till Fall. ipsa j Hudson Bay Seal Co., 804 Sixth Ave. 'm ill UilM jvi.
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