"Uncle Sam Oils Vacuum-Cleaner For Ellis Island"

Uncle Sam Oils Vacuum-Cleaner For Ellis Island: Abuses Miss Forbes Told Of To Be Corrected

"The president, after studying the disclosures of incompetence of employee and ill treatment of immigrants, came to the conclusion that the system of administration at the island is responsible for the conditions and ordered not only a shakeup in the force of inspectors but a revision of the rules and regulations which make it difficult to obtain properly qualified employees. Mr. Harding expressed the determination to clean up the island and thereby end the ceaseless complaints of arbitrary and inhumane treatment of immigrants."

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