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Gleaner, The (Newspaper) - September 4, 1942, Kingston, Kingston V Lull Returns To i Land Fighting In Of Egypt CARRY OUT HEAVY RAIDS ON ENEMY IN AREA September temporary lull in the land fighting in Egypt during the put two days u still but there news that yesterday our shells and were battering enemy tanks and transports b the area Last night bombers had Vol CVm 203 PENNY ESTABLISHED SEPTEMBER 4 1942 PAGES Hard Russians t Lines Public Flavour NO 1 L SON LTD what was described as a ly successful time they made heavy raids on enemy in the battle area All the time British bombers were flying through a hail of fragments thrown thousands of feet into the air as enemy cation blew up Earlier in the Allied en made a record number of sorties P and our fighters shot down six German dive bombers and nine fighters Position Summed Up Telegram despatch from the British Ministry of Fighting in Egypt has not yet reached the stage from which definite conclusions can be drawn The main area ot the con- between Ridge and El this latter being situated OE the fringe of the which is some twenty-five miles south of El and consisting of hills of about two hundred feet nigh It te clear from the latest Cairo com- that armour on both sides has been but to what extent is at present unknown It is possible that both sides have keeping their armoured strength for the more decisive stage of the struggle i Although fierce fighting has been there is no Indication so far of any important developments That Rommel should have succeeded in penetrating our southern Hank of mine fields is hot by itself a matter of grave concern since these minefields could not have been expected to do more than obstruct the enemy's freedom of once he had decided to thrust through them They are not and could not as previous experience in desert campaigns has an impassable barrier to a determinedly attacking force What re- to be how far the enemy is capable of exploiting such ground as have gained Despite dust our air forces pear to have been participating in large scale struggles in this main battle area dispersing the enemies Stukas and bombing them intensively and and this heavy air support with our land forces may well prove a highly important factor influencing the final issue While the issue in the south still hangs in the it is satisfactory to that we have carried out a most successful raid in the north r ir the capture of merous German prisoners Karlsruhe Left Abl By RAF Sept strong force of bombers out over Germany last night and this they attacked the Upper terest members of this assembly Rhineland and made Karlsruhe that during the past week the Axis p Axis Hate Opening Theme i Address By Roosevelt i Sept bitterness of the German radio was the opening theme of President Roosevelt's address this afternoon to the International Assembly The President may in- that youth had the right their main target This important transport centre has a locomotive and machinery radio has given unusual comment to the youth sessions and to the speech which you are hearing at factory It is one of Germany's this moment Our listening stations main railway junctions Enormous have picked up an increasing fires were left blazing both in the volume of Axis broadcasts docks and in the town and the ing controlled stations in A A j A M A A ISLAND EXPORTS For June Reveal Imports Also Up a satisfactory despite wartime island to show according to official Mr tn yesterday's Jamaica Exports for the month ended June the statement had a total value of as against a return of for the corresponding period of last bringing to figures for the first half year to compared with last year Principal item for the month was the quantity of this product shipped being at an value of This marks an increase over the 1941 which was valued at Rum is next on the exports being representing The figures for the cor- responding period were and There are no comparative figures for citrus but in period under review the island shipped 365 valued at dyewood all continue to show while cocoa still show a Germans themselves said that terial damage was done The target was easily found by the clear light of a half moon and through a slight haze the pilote could make out the channel which guards the harbour The bombers took part in a ber of dog fights with German fighters and a Wellington bomber saw two Junkers 88 crash on the ground after it had shot them down Eight British bombers failed to get Two German raiders dropped bombs this morning on the English south coast One was shot down by our fighters Last night out of an enemy raiding force of about two were destroyed over eastern HEAVY ENGAGEMENT IN KOKODA SECTOR Sept quarters in Australia in a com- since Roosevelt must be blamed forces were for the death of more than one closely engaged with the enemy in hundred thousand young The and referring to this meeting of the younger generation of all the Uni- ted Nations in terms of growing hate of of complete listening report they expect at this moment that the air in all tions be quite thoroughly jam- order that no sound of what I am either in English or in the will be heard by any restless people who are under Hitler's The Nazi radio in for tells the youth of France that Roosevelt was solely for the defeat of Roosevelt is not qualified to address a message to the youth of the world because America is a tion that has done nothing for youth reports that four French youth organisations have protested in advance against speech for itself as a group or to pate in the councils of state In every war it is the younger tion which bears the the burden of combat and other which come with war our youth are fighting until the sources of aggression have been utterly destroyed I am saying here in on page PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT the Kokoda sector of New sixty miles west of Port Moresby Allied planes strafed Japanese tions and lines of communication Action in the Milne Bay sector was described as limited to jungle fighting of the guerilla Washington today announced successes for American sub- marines in Pacific waters These are the sinkings of one Japanese light two small men it would be in- to know how many real Frenchmen there are in these called French youth organisations radio in Tokyo says that J am admitting to you at this moment that my people are weaklings and spoiled by jazz music and Hollywood tures Of this broadcast did not originate from any of the Japanese who bumped into our area REASON FOR AXIS ATTITUDE one medium tanker and one small playboys in the Southwest Pacific steamer A medium cargo ship was also damaged and probably sunk and two tankers have I reason for this hysterically been damaged These actions were defensive attitude towards this not related to operations in the gathering is not hard For Solomons many years they have made their Cable hypocritical appeal to DEFENCE IN CITY TO-DAY This is the day for the big parade in which units and de- from the Civil De- fence Services as well as from the Navy and Military both British and stationed will take part Sir Arthur Richards takes the salute outside the Post at 10 o'clock this morning Altogether there will be 26 units on which is ex- to be the largest and most colourful of the series Anticipating a huge the Police have issued certain instructions and are desirous that the public co-operate These instructions were in yesterday's issue and attention Is directed to them After assembling and inf the parade will move off at 9.30 and proceed south by Upper King Street to King Street and east by Harbour St bananas dropping from WHARF REGULATIONS in June 1941 to steins in the period IMPORTS island imports for the half-year ended show ah increase compared with the corresponding period of 1941 This is revealed in a statement by the acting Collector General also published in yesterday's Gazette Total value of imports for the period including Parcel A-as as against for the period ending June 1941 Highest contributor to the return is cotton piece closely followed by flour Cotton piece goods for the totalled yards at a CSS value of com- oared with Flour was at a value In connection with the Jamaica Wharves and Shipping Regulations published in the ette on August Mr Adam Secretary of Shipping has issued the following notifications to may now be admitted by an authorised person on an emergency to any must be made to the Security Officer and the person so admitted leave immediately at the as the champions of the world knows that Nazis and Fascists and the militarists of Japan have nothing to offer to youth except death On the other the cause of the United tions is the cause of youth itself It is the hope of the new generation and of the generations that are to a hope for a new life that can be lived in freedom and tice and decency fact is becoming clearer every day to the young people of Europe where the Nazis are ing to create youth organisations built on the Nazi pattern It is not a pattern devised by youth for youth It is a pattern devised by Hitler and imposed upon youth for the purpose of feeding a diet of false distortions and all backed up by the guns of the Gestapo such unfortunate countries as nia and whose Governments have found it necessary to submit to Hitler and do his Quislings have organised youth but these are only movements of youth by tens of thousands to the slaughter of the eastern front where the Nazis need cannon fodder in their desperate attempts to shatter the stalwart Russian Army HEROIC CHINESE YOUTHS In heroic youths have stood steadfast for more than five years against all of Japan's at- tempts to seduce and disarm then with such transparent lies as the promise Asia ior the Asiatics But the Chinese know this is only a means by which all creation is to vi the Litany in the Boof of Common offer up our prayer and aid that we may find grace neid f- v W Bateman as he closed an eloquent and inspiring address at the Kingston Parish Church yesterday afternoon at the vice in connection with the National Day of ordered m rw nM by His Majesty the King The service was largely and special prayers were for His Majesty the f members of the Royal and the United Nations In the course of his the Rev Bateman paid eloquent on striking tribute to the late Dukej V DIGNITY AND COURAGE there is a dignity and calm Courage in the way in which our Royalty bear the burdens and rows which their august position incidences of life bring Of Nazi Appalling Toll Men And But Von Bock Ignores His Losses Sept Nazi panzer division bent back the Russian lines southwest of Stalingrad again with the heaviest mass attack launched on any front in but Soviet Marshal Timoshenko's heroic army kept its lines though the Nazis sent fresh troops into the battle every three hours during the day The hard-pressed Russians re- fused to break and inflicted rible losses on the advancing my Nazi Marshal Von B o c It showed complete disregard of replacing d i v isi ons when the German troops had been exhausted and decimated The Germans continued the tle with a furious bombardment of the Russian lines at dawn craft raged over the Red Army's p os ft ion to blast the Russians with a hail of high bombs German artillery shelled the Soviet troops as far as the guns could be worked mortars fired big bombs across no-man's-land Then Von Bock hurled into the fight several divisions of fresh in- fantry led by two hundred tanks The object was to widen the wedge driven into the Russian lines three days ago STALIN SATO AT FRONT BIG BATTLE FOR CHEKIANG CAPITAL Sept Chinese High Command re- ported today that savage fighting was going on today for the capital of Chekiang province Enemy reinforcements had been brought up and the first clash was taking place in the outskirts of the city In south our are pressing on towards ton and have reached a point fifteen miles from the city Carious other places in the province have already been of Kent who died under tragic while in the service of his country Privy a member of the Legislative His ship the Mayor of the Corporate Area and leading Government of- and businessmen all joined in worship The service will long be remembered as one of the most impressive to be held in the toric Parish Church for many years There were also a police ment under ley and a from ance that Our Sovereign Lord the would have us lace whatever future holds in-store for us and Allies The Cause for which we is not ours so much as God's Honour are all component parts of the Divine and to defend them upon is the Vocation which has to the United 7 is altogether fitting declared the we should come to the House of God in Whose and for Whose sake we are epl upon to wage this war so at the nations not yet enslaved ing of the hymn m t M God I- bondage may be delivered and in ages during which the procession moved from the vestry Clergymen in attendance Veu Archdeacon Ram Rev W deemed us then through that of the English the Litany in the Book of Com- mon Prayer offer up our prayer and I LI A a rector of All Saints appeals for Divine aid that we Church Rev J T Clark may find grace to help in this our of St Rev J i hour of need C Swaby rector of St The Litany was then sung and Allman the Rev E the blessing the service MAW Of Brown of St Alban's Smith itr Chairman The German tanks rumbled ward in mass formation Von Bock counted on sheer weight of metal to break the Red Army's defence The Nazi tanks moved straight ahead in teeth of Russian lery fire that took an appalling toll of Nazi men and equipment For hours the fight continued Nazi aircraft roared back to the front again to bomb Red Army forces that refused to run In some sectors the Russians but there was no panic The fight con- without decisive results at a late hour to-night There were new unconfirmed re- ports that Josef Stalin himself was in Stalingrad directing the defence RUSSIAN SUCCESS Farther the Russians had some Berlin Radio ad- mitted that the Red army had broken through German defences by a sudden west of the industrial city of the Volga German troops that have reached the Volga began digging in in expectation of a heavy Russian on their positions The Germans made additional gains in the Caucasus The Nazi invaders stormed the distant to the Black Sea port of Hme left for Russia's Black Sea Fleet the Germans Claimed to have ed south of the seaport the fighting sack divisions took a terrific toll on the invaders The fifth Rumanian cavalry division was pulled out of the fight after losing half its Wireless SERIOUS DIFFERENCES SAID AMONG STAFF OF JUBILEE HOSPITAL A serious enquiry into con- ditions at the Jubilee ity Hospital will have to be II reports which are leaking out from the tion are anything near the truth According to these reports there are serious staff ences which are mitigating against the work of the and from what Is learned the line taken by the head of the Medical ment in with these differences has intensified Brown of St Alban's Smith who sang the Litany RECTOR'S SERMON ed with the first stanza of the tional Anthem Services were also held in the t JO W by the Japanese We exult in the thought that it is the Bank Pier and the ket Pier are not included in the list of prohibited places wharf owner's pass to be countersigned by the Security Officer to keep a register of all passes issued and The comparative SUch register to be open to i figure was j tion by the Security Officer There has been a falling off in to notify the the importation of motor Security Officer of the name of the boots and persons authorised to issue passes and salted on nee canned fuel kerosene and motor but an increase is noted in condensed milk and free men and women of the United Nations who will mould and shape the new world to this International Student Assembly represent twenty nine United Nations They alsu re- present in at the younger generation of many other nations who though they arc not actively at war on our side are with us in heart and in for a secure and peaceful world the first War verv the command of His Majesty James Spanish the said the Rev Mr St Andrew's Parish because of our j the Duke St and in the ence to and agreement with that various other churches of the expressed will of our Methodist we are gathered together in this Congregational and House of the Divine Majesty of the Catholic King of Kings and Lord of Lords P WEST INDIANS WERE of the Supreme Being for the Uni- TT IN RAID AT DIEPPE maintain Freedom and Justice for the whole world In the West Indian programme u j is only while we are broadcast from Daventry yesterday t n A assembled lor prayer and cation at the commencement of the fourth year of this worldwide to make mention of the tracic which has befallen our a message was read from the women of Britain to the women of the West stressing the part which women were playing in the war effort in and thanking the women of the West Royal Family in the death of His or tne west Royal Highness the Duke of Kent Indies contributions they name is now inscribed on S the roll of the great army of those and who have made the reviewed West Indian life in Brit- am at the end of three years of fice anyone can that of his war She spoke of their eagerness for the Cause for which hb country and its are to smuggle and His death came as almost a were in the Dieppe raid sonal shock to many in Jamaica who had bad the honour and rw A nf HI sure of His Royal and it is still to be hoped memorial service may be held In CABINET AND PARTY LONDON Sept in Coll From St Ann For Council Session Alter listening to discussions on Land ment and Food Distribution five hundred who attended a by Hon Dr Ivan S Lloyd Member for Ann at made a demand that the Council a to with mailers of moment The a every profit rtf view the audience the flour the arrival of any the i Master to be of the people m any country relieved sions of these eligible to be issued with J a Wharf tn employ the by documentary lawful who j whom prior Uir rominc of he Munro College Difficulties Solved SCHOOL WILL RESUME AS USUAL this island as there will be ID tne Spanish and the Westminster Abbey next were officially announced in to others this tragedy has Madrid Senor Suner has been a poignant that is only been relieved of his post as Foreign some measure of what it has meant Minister and is to be replaced by to Our Sovereign and the young General Princess and to the TWO other Cabinet changes are aged Queen and to the rest reported General Chief of the Royal Family In any case of the War Minister the burdens of Royal Estate must of War in place of General Barina press very but when to and Senor a of the them there is added the poignancy Supreme replaces Colonel of private such that em- as Minister of the Interior bodied in sudden demise of the General has taken over late then the load becomes the presidency of the political com- of a post hitherto held by Senor Suner The Cattle Owners Assn The annual general meeting of the Cattle Owners Association Ltd was held at the rooms of the Jam- aica Imperial Association Barry yesterday at 11 with Sir Alfred D'Costa presiding Sir Alfred tendered his tion as Chairman of the Board of Directors and also as a and Major E F Moulton-Barrett was unanimously elected to fill the vacancy on the Board of Directors It was also unanimously decided that the other eleven Directors of the Association should be ed After a good deal of the meeting agreed that the should be after certain amendments had been made to the Articles of Association to give effect to this Mr C H Browne of Messrs Manton and was asked to make the amendments necessary to the Articles of Association for the consideration of the Board of Di- rectors on September 17 after which an extraordinary general meeting of the Association would be called to consider the suggested 111 Ing In some One informed source tions that M a result of this situation it is likely that the medical officer in charge may resign GROWING U.S ARMY Secretary for Mn Stimson announced mation of four new American ar- divisions bringing the total number up to fourteen This ex- tension involves the creation of the Third Corps A Twelfth Corps of infantry troops also had been formed He added that the number of troops transported in the nine months since Pearl Harbour more than times the figure for the period of the last MR A V ALEXANDER First Lord Gives Encouraging News A About War At Sea Sept The Lord of the A V has given news about the war at sea The following are some of the potato In July and August we ed more than in any other two months of the war A number of were also aged and put out of action New devices are in action and upon our Chipping will be dangerous for The menace of German mines has been largely overcome and only occasionally are ships sunk or damaged by Coming next to the whereabouts of German the First Lord said that the Tirpitz had stayed in Norwegian waters since last ary It is accompanied at times by the pocket battleships Scheer and Lutzow and the gun cruiser Hipper The has been out of action for several is expected back service soon The is mantled at and the Prinz Eugen is completing repairs in man waters CONVOYS TO RUSSIA The position of convoys to Russia was at its worst in mid-summer when our ships had to travel in continuous daylight Increasing darkness will help us but the er is Still great Alexander recalled thai the island of Malta had been reinforced by planes flown from aircraft WAVELL BROADCAST Sept General Sir Archibald in a broadcast to India today spoke of the feeling of inspiring courage and confidence that marked the great conferences in Moscow and Cairo After paying tribute to the inflexible will of the Russian people and the fighting spirit among Allied Forces in the Middle he added that the despite their could find no peace and no nation is willing to surrender to their lying promises and dire less DISCOVERY OF COAL BUFF September telegraph from our of coal was made in the district of Bangor Ridge last Saturday by the local authorities of the Railway A quantity of it was brought to a blacksmith who found the coal to be satisfactory Samples are being to the way authorities in Kingston for further investigation been thirty five operations of feind and 815 fighters had been flown into the island We have already turned more merchant ship tonnage than in the first three years of the last war In our naval losses in all actions had p i been practically made good In one or two cases we have built more than we lost U.S SHIPBUILDING Mr Alexander referred to what he called misleading statements about shipbuilding in America by people who belittled the ing efforts of their own people in this comparing them un- favourably with shipbuilding in United States He said it was un- fair to imply that the methods of shipbuilding and types of ships be- ing built were better in the United States than in Britain While deservingly praising tht work of the United States Mari- time the experience pained at the yards at Richmond in California and Portland in Maine had provided material upon which the Commission was building ships These two yards were actually laid down by the British Admiralty fore the coming of Lend-Lease Another point made by Mr ander was that the lines of the liberty ships are identical and their general structure were at practically identical with those ships designed in and built at the British Admiralty yards in thf Wireless ALL BRITAIN PRAYS auu uu me T 1 f A of the Royal Family In any case of the War becomes Minister A I K I I f f 1 A I 1 the burdens of Royal Estate must of War in place of General Barina XV X II VJ i of I m 3 ir may ftt end MISSION Sepl o is in Cairo Nahar the Egyptian Hr he to with King Farouk to-morrow He ex- that VAr to ji rnr li Mi From hp China to statement issued to the Press bv Hr in the name of Acting Chairman of the Jamaica Schools Commission to have done little or no- to allay the caused by rumours and long m the of parents and in Munro College and in For the thought il y lo en- as a result of which it the pubJv pome The that thf M the of SUfT became effective on August was the point thM j alarmed the public point cleared up There never any dancer of the Headmaster arid j Staff not carrying once the Commission had I agreed on the necessity of the Munro and Board of a derision 1 rd as long ago RS March The public may therefore rest assured thai Munro Collece will i open vith the same and Staff on And and Munro and at thr nine and end M term will he provided by the Jamaica General of the I Senor by Senor j Manuel a member nf Falange Adano new Foreign was nre of Franco's right hand men cmj war and of in Morocco Senor Suner held the since ess Sept Minister his and Mary member of the attended the service conducted by the Archbishop of bury at Westminster Abbey to-day when Britain at the King's command united at and marking the entry into the fourth year of the war Mr Churchill was at their machines at their by members of ann change of shift in the glistening their while of light from blast furnaces while British Services and office England's vast war industry con- CENSUS CONTROL Pursuant to a decision of tha Imperial Government that ship in the Colonies should be der unified the Imperial Censorship Department and the cal Censorship Office in Jamaica has been amalgamated and as from October 1 will be under the control of Mr head of the Imperial Censors in Jamaica Mr R H former master General for who was chief local has resigned from that post with effect on instant So far there has been no change in the staff of the but it is peeled that following the there may be some arrangements packed the congregation In marked tmg in a fashionable End to function In a message lo the free peoples of the the De- BRITONS MUST CUT DOWN VISITS TO THE DOCTOR LONDON Sept V winter the British muM cut down their visits to the because are wanted for the armed nf Mr Brown that average rif pal for will be 2.700 ir heller than in Germany where there is only for every p-v w r v v f V f where American Prime declared that knelt in prayer before the opening of the fourth year of formed of a table covered a war finds the United Nations united plain while cloth eager and belter prepared sticks The on the on land and in the air attended early where mast by Henry Ford was conducts by Chaplin W There M rtn the in view they A to the play in thr rauw HIB Grace the Arrh jr preached an eloquent man i Wireless A broadcast of the service in Abbey was by the BBC and listeners to Daventry in Jamaica hart the pleasure of hearing Dr Taking ait his text the thp whole MERCHANTS SEE C.G A deputation of members of Jamaica Chamber of Commerce and Exchange waited on the Hnn Acting Collector eral on Wednesday Jan and cussed recent law passed in- creasing the duty on certain tiles in the cheaper ranges The deputation pointed out how by the basis of tion from ad valorem to the duty hsc been increased though the intention nf the wu to reduce cost to the consumer After the matter was carefully threshed out it was intimated that aliens would be made a view to any hardship existing aw nf may btt the Legislative ril meets later this year The
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