Britain Admits More Refugee Children, Presses Colony Plan

Fifty children of the 6,000 Polish Jews deported from Germany who are now interned near the Polish border town of Szbonszyn will be brought to England on a permit granted by the Home Office to the organization for the care of German refugee children, it was announced today. A party of 44 children from Germany arrived at Southampton on the United States liner Washington to find refuge in England.

The Governments of Nyasaland, Northern Rhodesia and Tanganyika have received from London the text of the experimental plan for establishing several hundred Jewish colonists in Kenya. The British Governmental plan for establishing several hundred Jewish colonists in Kenya. The British Government is taking this means to invite the Governors of these colonies to study the feasibility of applying similar plans in the colonies they administer, it was stated. London has in mind settlement of small groups only in the East African possessions and does not wish to exaggerate the possibilities of these territories, informed quarters pointed out.

The project concerning Tanganyika is independent of the more far-reaching plans announced in Commons by Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, which might be carried out following Jewish societies’study of the possibility of sending greater numbers of colonists to that colony. The problem of settling Jews in Tanganyika would therefore be similar to that of British Guiana, and Jewish associations would have to take the financial responsibility of sending survey groups to Tanganyika and Guiana, it was indicated.

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