H. H. Curran, Commissioner of Immigration at Ellis Island, went to Washington with a request. He saw Commissioner General of Immigration W. W. Husband, he saw President Coolidge, and he saw General Lord, Director of the Budget. What Mr. Curran wanted was $1,500,000. The chances are that he will get at least a good part of it.

The appropriation asked by the Commissioner from Ellis Island was for the purpose of constructing a third story on one of the buildings of the immigration station to carry 1,500 extra beds, so that two and...

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