ISLE OF MAN: Trouble in Camp

The Isle of Man, famed for rumpless chickens, tailless cats and interned British Fascists, had trouble with its Fascists last week.

Three Fascists escaped in a boat from Peveril Internment Camp near Peel. Paddling their way toward Ireland, they were captured, dunked into Douglas jail, refused permission to return to camp. Their friends at Peveril immediately started a riot in protest. Two hundred odd internees pelted guards with bottles, jugs, brickbats and other loose articles. The riot went on for six hours. Twice an armistice was called for parleying. Each time no terms were reached and the bombardment was resumed.


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