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A law which forbids the employment of aliens on public works undertaken by the state government, passed at the last session of the New Jersey State Legislature, went into effect today.

A delegation from a patriotic organization of American-born citizens, known as the Henry Clay Council 179, yesterday came to Trenton, the state capital, to urge the various departments of the state government which are conducting public works, such as building roads and erecting public buildings, to enforce immediately the rule against the employment of aliens.

The delegation reported that it saw Colonel Blunt of the State Department of Labor, Assistant Secretary Gary of the Department of Institutions and Agencies, and A. Lee Grover, secretary of the State Highway Commission, and that all of them assured it of their desire to enforce the law to the letter, and asked the cooperation of the native-born society in pointing out any alien who may be employed on state work anywhere, so that he can be removed.

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