Collisions Abolished

The monthly rush of immigrants to our shores (TiME, Aug. 13, Sept. 10) still exists, to the discomfiture of immigrants and the distress of immmigration officials, but one of its dangers has been eliminated. A dozen or more ships, rushing to New York at the close of each month, used to anchor just outside of territorial waters, and when the month began at midnight, would rush through the narrow channel into Quarantine. Not only was there great danger of collision, but also in their haste ships occasionally...

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