SOUTH AFRICA: George I

At Capetown last week, bearded Boers and other members of the South African Party struggled through a party convention, listened to innumerable speeches in Cape Dutch and English, introduced innumerable resolutions. One motion, introduced by the followers of a Col. D. Reitz, startled the floor and set international cables buzzing. Moved the Reitzers:

"On the ground that South Africa obtained its independence in 1926, be it resolved that the King's title be known in the Union of South Africa as George I of South Africa and not George V of Great Britain."

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