Daily News from New York, New York on April 1, 1934 · 36
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Daily News from New York, New York · 36

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Sunday, April 1, 1934
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r8 - j New Buildings to Be Erected For Ellis Island Aliens Below is an architect' drawing of the ferry house which will be erected on Ellis Island. This it' one of the three buildings recommended by an investigating committee, which found that aliens are well treated by immigration authorities. The cost of the three buildings will be $436,000, and it will come from PWA funds. Hi .... at I i I f Wi. WW K , J 1 X ? -. i I' f .w-.'-:-l ft i..(inTr.iar,.iiiii' f.-JIr-i'Sf wmm?g& tmm? Immigrants Well Treated, Investigators Report. Ellis Island inspectors were found courteous and humane in their treatment of aliens, the Ellis I.-land Committee reported to Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins yesterday. The committee, of which Carle-ton H. Palmer is chairman, recommended the building of a new Structure for housing immigrants, a recreation building and a ferry liouse. Plans have been drawn for them a:d construction will be Ptarted soon under a public works grant. They will cost $436,000. Plenty of Good Food. The sea wall, also recommended by the committee, is already in construction and will cost ?549,000. The recommended alterations and repairs will cost $166,800. The committee found the food ample and good, sanitary conditions satisfactory! and no signs of harsh discipline. The report pointed out that comparatively few persons rae held on Ellis Island for further examination because of the rigid examination of immigrants before leaving their native countries for the United States, a second medical examination aboard ship and an inspection of their -immigration 1 papers before landing. i Committee Suggestions. Only 4.4S8 incoming aliens, both j Immigrants and visitors, were held j at Ellis Island in 1933 and none of these for more than three days. I Probably not more than 300 aliens a week would be detained, even if all quotas were filled. Some 7,037 ti ;j i ir. nM i ininiliiiii. " ; 'w-' b..X SHOE TRUCE SOUGHT Haverhill, Mass., March 31 U.P). Hopeful of an early settlement of the four-week strike of 6,000 Haverhill .shoe workers, union officials and owners discussed arbitration at a meeting today. It's Thrifty to Bay how Our New Shop This is an architect's drawing of the new recreation building to be built on Ellis Island. outgoing aliens passed through the New York port last year. Nearly all the recommendations made by the committee for the improvement of conditions on the island had in mind the increased comfort of immigrants. Among these were: Segregation of all aliens detained for technical reasons, for medical causes and those awaiting deportation for criminal acts, with adequate facilities for their care. Establishment of information services on steamship piers, operated by the companies in conjunction "with various welfare agencies for the benefit of waiting relatives and friends. 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