IMMIGRATION: Monthly Hardship

Stuffing food leads to congestion in mastication. With twelve minutes for dinner, the man who puts all his dinner into his mouth in the first five minutes is doing himself and the food an injustice. This was the general tenor of comment of Immigration Commissioner Henry H. Curran, of New York, and of P. A. S. Franklin, President of the International Mercantile Marine Co. Their remarks were provoked by the rush to fill August immigrant, quotas of foreign countries in New York.

The rush was bad on July 1, with the opening of...

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