SOUTH AFRICA: Off Gold!

Hating some Englishmen and fearing no man, stubborn, elderly Premier James Barry Munnik Hertzog of the Union of South Africa has battled mightily to keep his dominion on the gold standard. All other dominions and the Mother Country are off. Ever since sterling slipped, English economists have been favoring South Africa with advice and appeals to "link your pound with sterling." Because Premier Hertzog is Dutch-blooded, Englishmen started a limerick in London which has spread to Capetown:

Said Hertzog, "My viewpoint is suck That I really don't care very much If the...

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