Smuts Out

General Rt. Hon. Jan Christiaan Smuts, Premier of the Union of South Africa, was the last of the big men* who attended the Paris Peace Conference to encounter political defeat.

The results of the U. S. A. (Union of South Africa) elections were a foregone conclusion (TIME, June 16), and the fact that the South Africa Party, of which General Smuts is the leader, was defeated by a coalition of the Nationalists and Laborites, who will now have a majority of more than 20 in the new...

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