WASHINGTON – The Secretary of Commerce and Labor today issued a sweeping order to all commissioners of immigration and immigration inspectors in charge, directing them to confer with the police in their respective jurisdictions with a view to securing the “cooperation of the police and detective forces in an effort to rid the country of alien anarchists and criminals falling with the law relating to deportation.”

• W. E. Taylor, a missionary of the Bible Society of Maine, recently visited over 400 families in Millinocket and found only seven among the number that were without Bibles.

50 years ago, 1958

SOUTH PARIS – Citizens of Paris voted Saturday to do away with the Hollow School, the last one-room school in town. The school has an enrollment of 15 children in grades one through six. These children will be brought to South Paris by bus, for their schooling.

WASHINGTON – Congress paid a bipartisan tribute today to that energetic, efficient little lady, the U.S. hen. As every conscientious hen knows, this is National Egg Month.

AUGUSTA – Claims on what miners hope will prove to be profitable gold fields are being staked within 10 miles of the Maine border in Quebec, state geologist John R. Rand said today.

25 years ago, 1983

RUMFORD – A local woman, Gerry Geronda, is the aunt of three members of the Grammy Award-winning popular group Toto. She was at the Shrine Auditorium when the Grammy’s were awarded. She and her husband, Alphonse, are currently in California visiting her sister Eileen and her husband, Joseph, who are the parents of Jeff, Mike and Steve, members of Toto.

• Burger King is frying its chief competitor again, bringing back the “burger wars” of last fall with a new series of five comparative commercials. Once again, the television spots, which were scheduled to debut in some areas Thursday night, concentrate on a claim that burger lovers prefer the taste of No. 2 Burger King’s flame broilin

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