SOUTH AFRICA: Motor Evil

Forward thinking, even brash in his public policies is General the Honorable James Barry Munnik Hertzog, Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa. A former Boer commander who harried the British long and successfully from 1899 to 1902, General Hertzog only occasionally succumbs to his native Dutch caution, as he did last week upon contemplating the spectacle of stolid South African farmers hastening to buy U. S. motor cars on credit.* "The disease of purchasing motor cars," said he before the Orange Free State Nationalist Congress, "is a real menace...

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