Kingston Gleaner, April 16, 1941

Kingston Gleaner

April 16, 1941

View full page Start A Free Trial!

Issue date: Wednesday, April 16, 1941

Pages available: 16

Previous edition: Tuesday, April 15, 1941

Next edition: Thursday, April 17, 1941 - Used by the World's Finest Libraries and Institutions
About Kingston GleanerAbout

Publication name: Kingston Gleaner

Location: Kingston, Kingston

Pages available: 1,583,478

Years available: 1834 - 2016

Learn more about this publication
  • 2.18+ billion articles and growing everyday!
  • More than 400 years of papers. From 1607 to today!
  • Articles covering 50 U.S.States + 22 other countries
  • Powerful, time saving search features!
Start your membership to the world's largest newspaper archive now!
Start your genealogy search now!
See with your own eyes the newspapers your great-great grandparents held.

View sample pages : Kingston Gleaner, April 16, 1941

All text in the Kingston Gleaner April 16, 1941, Page 1.

Gleaner, The (Newspaper) - April 16, 1941, Kingston, Kingston rr IX tai I Gleaner Wants Work Wonders 4 READ FOR PROFIT USE FOR RESULTS 1 Per Insertion for 30 words The Genuine Host Offers His Guests MYERS'S RUM MATUttEU in BOND. BOTTLED in BUND i FRED L. MVKR8 SON Wharf Kingston. ESTABLISHES ISM ESTABUMBD SIXTEEN PAGES Vol. CVII. No. 87. APRIL 1941. PENNY HALFPENNY SIXTEEN PAGES THE NAZI BRUK HURLED BACK BRITISH flight-Lieutenant ROBINSON 4 B News came over the radio last week Flight Lieutenant C. G. lized and strong British forces S. Kobinson age sec- have taken up positions in strate- April was learnt to-night that the Ger- man attack made yesterday on Tobruk oh the Libyan hurled back with the loss of 32 enemy air- craft and fifteen tanks. One hundred Germans were kilted and between 200 and 300 taken prisoners. news was given in a military and air communique issued in Cairo to- day. Enemy Aircraft shot down over Tobruk included 19 and two G50 fighters. The tost eight tanks. Today's Cairo communique also revealed that British forces inflict- ed losses on the enemy during patrol and artillery action in -the Sollum area hear the Egyptian frontier. POSITION KEASSUKING An agency message tonight said that well-informed quarters in Cairo take the vievv that the situa- tion in Libya has become stabi- ond son of Mr. and Mrs. Ken Rob- inson of had been awarded the D. F. C. for gallantry. No further details have arrived yet. Young Robinson the R. A. F. in 1936. He was educat- ed at Munro at War- wick England. He has areas chosen by the High Command.' Between Libya and the western the position for the Brit- ish forces is now Con- ditipns present less grounds for and in the Egyptian sector there is said to be complete un- seen service East for the. past del-standing between the Egyptian 1 -i-iJ Government and the British. London newspapers give full value to the spectacular effect pro- _ K A four years' and has been .stationed at Trans- and Nairobi. At the outbreak of war he was sent to a staff job in the duced by the rapid German ad- Khartoum. We congratu- vance through Cyrenaica. though late him and his parents. 5-MINUTE 'QUAKE HITS MEXICQ MEXICO -April jco City and the surrounding dis- tricts were shaken to-day by the I the way give satisfac- severest earthquake in four years. public opinion here and The shock lasted for five this is increased by the authority- cracking walls of buildings andUive news arrived late this morn- starting at least five fires. There ing that between 200 and 300 Ger- were no reports of loss of life im- man prisoners were taken in the j I' t mediately. The earthquake caused an esti- mated million dollars in The epicentre was placed by Seis- it is pointed out the Germans have so far met with no serious resist- ance by force of the British Com- and action by British forces has been confined to relaying and harassing German movements. At the same time the repulse of the attempt Impenetrate town of which their acT vance patrols haye passed by- on successful British counter-attack. New President Of Haiti f im ture Astrologers See Hitler's Doom Near STARING PRISONERS _ _ _ The latest reports from Cairo .mologists 180 sou.thwesT of described the exhausted condition here in desola'te country. many the German prisoners Freighters on the Pacific coast wirelessed they flfelt the earth- quake and one said -of captured their headlong advance across the desert Some of these prisoners said they had dust are rising from 5ot had any or water for two less and Canadian Paess by Cable they not carry out and Wireless Ltd. their instructions to on as far as possible. Royal Air Force bombers made further attacks over a wide area in North Africa. In Cyrenaica there have successful British raids on troop concentra- motor transport and air- drornes. At El Berna arid military buildings were destroyed made on u- v Japanese fax .from fight- parachute troops have been er aircraft shot down two Messer- CHINESE MOVE BOTHERS JAPS April Reuters message virom Shanghai said that several ot Japanese PRESIDENT IJBSCOT HAITIAN ENVOY TO WASHINGTON NOW HEAD OF REPUBLIC ___ T Elie Lescot Elected To Succeed Stenio Vincent 1 April l5.-The centre of the British-Greek defence hich jutted northwest from Mr. Olympus to Phlorina slanted southwest to the Adriatic coast has been forming p new front deeper in Greece. The shift S was disclosed late last night in the Greek High Command com- munique but not indicating where the new stand was being made. I It declared Greek ordered back from Koritza region in Albania and said Of r mans were advancing toward Kozane and Siatista. towns are forty mites south of the Albania and Yugoslav borders and thirty miles south Phlorina winch is northernmost hinge of the old Hellenic defence front. T BRITISH REPULSE REPfATED ATTACKS h Repeated German on the British held right flank of the newly-formed Allied line in Northern Greece have been the Nazis advancing on the left after occupying Phlorina. The British Command said elsewhere in their sec- tor in the vicinity of Mount Olympus there was no contact b with the enemy. b The Greeks admitted the Nazis may have penetrated as much as thirty miles from the Yugoslav border in one section of Greece. one of the largest cities in has been evacuated. Athens reported fierce fighting around To- 20 miles south of 60 inside soutK-eaSt of PhltirmdtoiHJrten 'taken by tht Germans. ITALIANS CLAIM KORITZANRtTAKEN nv Italy early this morning announced the recapture .of' Koritza which the Greeks have held since last and the districts ad- were reported taken by the Italians after strong resistance. It is clear that the Greeks are withdrawing their outer posts in Albania so .as to hold their rear lines intact and their advance positions from being jeopardised by the Axis forces which are advancing down through Yugo- slavia. Retreat of the Greek outposts is the only alternative to having iheir bases cut off from the motherland by the Germans. April' astrologers have been holding a contention. They spent last week-end spotting Hitler's doom on the chart. t iVone agreed as to the exact date for the but the concensus is that it will be soon. One named April 26 as the date when Hitler will be the recip- ient of the fate that is in store for and another is of opinion 'that a month Germany will undergo a severe INJURED SOME OF THE INJURED IN HOSPITAL Heminerde of King- ston Maxie of Kingston Sergeant O. O. Montego Bay. TREATED AT HOSPITAt .Miss D. Mrs. Black Mrs. Frank Martin. Miss 1- ma and 23 others fering miror in'1 HEIY1MERDE YOUNG BIGGER SCALE NAZI DAY RAIDS Formations Of Messersch- Driven Rack To France Froni Channel t. AND GREISENAU BOMBED AGAIN April HIRTY-FIVE were seven of them when verandah of the Montegv Bay Cricket Club's on which they were gathered toward the end of a early yesterday causing them to fall some 14 feet to the rite injured include a party j of cricketers of fhe ton Club and Iheir friend9 from numbering who had veiled down as guests of Montego Bay Cricket Club on Easter. Monday. The collapse occurred about in the morning while the were taking leave of their during the dance given at the Pav- ilion in their honour. Speeches had just been concluded and the about to return to the railway ra- tion i'or the journey v moving towards the head uf tne accompanied by their The extraordinary strain- impoted on the aircauy a i.sil coupled with the recent heavy probably account tor the collapse. All the injured irpairrt at the Hospital and only ir.j-ee detained. Hemmerdc B noieci Kensington and Jamaica hand one oi' those admitted has not yet recovered conscious- ness. The attending Dr. and Dr. tirown.have'pronounced hit condition as dnd report a low Reports probably indicating from a south coast town said form- haemorrhage of -the head. Maxie Minor cup. player of Kensington and Sergeant. were driven back to France several times by tt.A.F. fighter patrols to-day as air activity over the Channel reached a bigger scale than seen in area for some time. Observers believed the R.A.P. also made an offensive sweep over April answer to Axis propagand- ists who have spread reports that British forces are being withdrawn from it was stated in London to-day that far from any withdrawal taking place fresh British troops have been sent to reinforce those already and Canadian Press by Cable and Wireless Ltd. O. O. sponsor oi the visit Kingston to Montcgo Bay are the others still'in .Hospital. 'Henry is from a Iracture ol the and Sergeant and a sprained 7th Raid On Brest In TWO northern France. A formation of i Raid 4- I was for a Un UUtCn Coast 1 consistently the sound of explod-l others seriously injured are Miss ing bombs could be heard on this D. Martin with both legs broken- side of the Channel. the right leg at the and tht April R.A.F.I There was little enemy activity at the Mrs. 3 dropped heavy bombs either on c-r over Britain last night but a joint or 4 fractured Mrs. Frank near the Gneisenau and Scharahont communique issued this morning fractured right Roy German sea-raiding battle cruisers were dropped at Kensington Senior Cup and MUs El- mf i W p m fm in another Attack last nignt points on the north-east coast and H the body politic of the Yugoslav State is- being divided on the German naval base at m the south of England. Damage even as they light the invader. Croatia is declared an independent- Hundreds of bombs were unloaded done was not .serious but at one whilst claims by Rumania have taken of the over the. dock area in a .four-hour place on. the south coast there was little kingdom. In student demonstrations are shouting for Dal-. Assault. also reported on a number of including power stations at Haarlem and some persons killed. Leyden in the Netherlands and Gta The Air Ministry and Ministry IS EXCELLENCY the taken from them in the last world war. Hon Monsieur Elie YUGOSLAVS OFFER STIFF RESISTANCE m 11 n. j- j i Haitian Envoy 110's and damaged a Hein- kel 52 on the ground. The total Extraordinary and Minister enemy destroyed in North Plenipotentiary in more the kingdom of young King. Peter may yet be saved. There are i. still'about one million Yugoslav in the mountainous areas meet- marmipply ships were bombed and Home Security reported some machinegunned off- the coast. I activity over south-east Yugoslav defenders are offering stiff resistance to the high-powered I raid on Brest was the. seventh they can hold out for a few the last two wqeks. England during daylight to-4ay but very little elsewhere. .There were ma three ribs broken. R. L. West Indian and Kensington sprained right hand. including George -Head- who made a century in the and Kenneth Weekw escaped with slight bruises. Weekes it is clung to a to avoid on Tariff Law Amended To Ci ive Effect To New Rates Of Duty The Tariff 'Law was amended by .the Legislative Council other to give effect'to a decision that the rates on wearing other than cotton should be For the information of merchants and others -interested we publish Taelow the schedule in .regard to apparel which shows the various rates of duty now in force. Duty on collars and as well as have not been in- creased. ad valorem. Preferential 15 General Tariff. 25 plus per doz. col- larfi. ad .valorem. Preferential 15 General Tariff. 25 per doz. iiesr'- including singlets and other similar garments.- Wholly made of cotton or wholly so made except for ac- cessories or ornamental additions of other material which the lector General is satisfied do not exceed of the total value of the article ad valorem. Preferen- tial 15 General p. c. plus per doz. Other ad Preferential Tariff 25 General Tariff 40 plus per doz. Wholly of cotton or wholly so made except for acces- sories or ornamental additions of other material which the Collector General is satisfied do not exceed of the total value of the ar- ad Preferential 15 General 25 plus per doz. articles. Other ad' Preferential t25 .General 40 p.c. plus per doz. Wholly of ad Preferential General 10 p.c. plus 9d per States of has been elected President of the Republic of Haiti. The has been informed by cable that in spite of the of the Senate and no reports of bombs having' been falling. Qualified observers expressed the I dropped. The visiting team captained belief that failure to remove the One enemy bomber and two'- ing out havoc tote attacking and Gnei- I enemy fighters were hammering away at lish j Jtwo by Percy skipper of Ken- destroyed by sington's Senior cup .ternoon dur- OFFICIAL STATEMENT Nazi military and diplomatic sources denied any knowledge of.any Yugoslav request for an armistice as reported-in Rome.. German this morning were that-their troops advancing from Salonika were pursuing the British forces in their retreat. The Germans strong force of aircraft fighter is missing. -i 'Enemy aircraft crossed the coast An Air Ministry at several points tonight and were various areas. pair. Other ad of Deputies 'that also reported troop landings off the port of the Adriatic coast. of the Bomber Command bombed BOP and Canadian Press stenh Vincent MERCILESS BOMBING BY ALLIES serve a third term he the naval base at Brest last night by Cable and Wireless Ltd. the attack which lasted for about British Army headquarters-announced to-day that British and im. four hours began in cloudy weather. r f f J M HW v K I _ ._ _ Slippers and complete or way to Haiti's distin- perial troops had repulsed several thrusts by German units incomplete of all made j Sn the right flank of .the Allied defence line in Greece. -darkness made observation of the -J -anti _ M M r .j .Vinin HnrTlA A.M f f i f wholly or partly of balata and brilliant diplo- outer part of the uppers apart from stitch fastenings -or ornaments is made entirely of leather-'.and I public yesterday ad Preferential' 15 General 25 on the right flank of.the Allied defence line in Greece. Athens Radio announced that RAF and Greek.air force'units both battle cruisers' or gutta-percha where who was ac- mercilessly bombing and Germans in Monastir area Scharnhorst and Gneisenau. rlm'meH henJ where the enemy appears to be concentrating troops. ciaimea me neaa ot ine tie- seen to be still in their berths. Hun- British 'planes bombed Brindisi on the Italian side of the Adriatic dreds of heavy bombs were dropped Light With much colour and plus II per pair. Rubber soled. with uppers of leather or imita- tions ad Prefer- in with riation- and feasts. one arid'Valona- on the Albanian side last Italians reported to-day. NAZI PRISONERS ARRIVE IN ATHENS An Athens message said a large number of German prisoners have arKived there from the fighting zones in Greece Yugoslavia and have been to prison camps. Another message. stated that although Germans have nders have strengthened their m dock areas and bursts were seen confirm rect aayiight aircraft Command H.M. Enemy Tanker tottaS the A of with cs. cludedr ad valoremr-Preferentlal by The Tariff.'15 General Tariff. 25 in the move to honour President Yugoslav'planes carried out on Sot April Joss British cruiser and a suc- cessful operation by a British submarine are announced in The frt vessel of 15 General 251 in p.c. plus per pair. apparel of ail Railway Worker Killed In Mishap April tele- graph from our Joseph of Cross who for years had been working on -the lines of the Railway was kUled this morning-while on-his way to work three-quarters of a mile froin the station here. He felUfrom a fracturing his neads. The accident was reported to the local police who rushed' to tht scene and FURTHER DETAILS cepf'as .in sub-head complele or incomplete not narticularly enU- I January last at a big Latin Ameri- can gathering at the Pan American day and Press by Ltd. on -in appreciation of tai 0fr of other which the Collector General is sat- isfied do not exceed the the tribute Mons. Lescot started his interest- career in the service his total value of toe 'an interp eter in the Preferential- Tariff. 15 Port de a once thriving outsort of the Republic as Other ad .back M 36 years ago. After Preferential -Tariff 25 General serving .thus for six years he was 40 p.c. plus per doz. eiected by his people' to represent articles. them as a Deputy in the Legislative r 1 I 'rf Articles of wearing apparel which For three till in the opinion of the proper Officer 1914. he sat as a after- of Customs are .bbna fide worn which he .was appointed Director clothing sent by persons abroad as the High school of Port de gifts to persons m this for one of the iargest of his country's their personal use and not fqr educational institutions. Ho was ad Preferential Tariff 151 iater appointed by his Government General p.a on Story For Readers Of Sunday Gleaner i i B m The many thousands of readers of the. Sunday Gleaner can look forward with pleasurable the opening chapters of a new detective thriller which has been Secured by this paper and which will be started In our issue of this Sunday. H to at and Is written by the well-known American authoress. Isabel with illustrations by Henrietta McCalg Starrett. We can promise our readers that it even exceeds our last de- tective Stolen in the finesse of Us and the excellence of its literary and is calculated to hold one with absorbing interest from the openinr chapter to its amazlnjc de- nouement. See that you your Sunday Gleaner and do not Che a number of aircraft from low both with bombs and machinegun but in.'some instances poor yisibilty prevented observation of 'the. but a supply 'ship of about tons was hit and left' with clouds of steam escaping.. i stations at Haarlem and Leyden were hit by several bombs and a wireless station near Leyden was bombed and one of its pylons collapsed. Troops guarding -the sta- tion were machinegunned. The crew of a gun emplacement near Zandort were also machinegunned. the course of these daylight operation enemy fighter patrols were encountered but these failed to prevent our bombers pressing home the attack. From all thesg operations by day and night one of our aircraft is B.O.P. and Canadian Press by Cable and Wirelew was'H. M. S. Bonaventure and was torpedoed and .sunk acting -as escort to a The successful submarine was H.M.S..' Tigris oi the Triton class. She sunk a heavily laden tanker of tons off occu- pied Wireless and Can a'dian Press by Cable and Wireless Ltd. phone from our Fifty-six-year-old Joseph r from. near a labourer employed to the Railway met his death in trolley accident at about 6.50 o'clock this morning at a point three-quarters of a mile from tht Linstead station. Page and a fellow Adolphus left the Linstead. station by trolley this morning to rneet the track-line ing out just behind' a passenger to the rear of which they held on. When about three-quar- ters of a mile from the station the.y saw the foreman and .released their Press by Cable and Wlrelesi hold on the train which had been April Star thern along. it is -end the Mail to-day hinted Vichy j applied the and the VICHY SUSPECTED OF AIDING GERMAN TRANSPORT TO LIBYA was implicated in the German suc- cess in transporting mechanized divisions to. North suggest- trolley capsized. between the the trolley went over the axle box him on they- used Trench waters off head which was split open.. Death _ j_ JL T L was instantaneous. ft ;