SOUTH AFRICA: Veteran's View

The savage Boer War and much strife thereafter have made Premier General James Barry Munnik Hertzog sad-faced and careworn. To a caucus of his United Party at Oudtshoorn last week the droop-whiskered veteran said with grim conviction:

"The Italo-Ethiopian dispute is not a thing we can regard as just another incident. There is a new spirit abroad in the world today. I believe that the world is entering a long, and if we must judge from what has gone before, one of the bloodiest and cruelest periods it has ever known."

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