SOUTH AFRICA: Comeback Cancelled

On his Pretoria farm Death came last week to Great Britain's most famed South African enemy, stern, pious General the Honorable James Barry Munnik Hertzog, 76. Until recently he had been planning a comeback against South Africa's durably philosophical Prime Minister Field Marshal Jan Christiaan Smuts, 72. Hertzog protégés attempted a back-room coalition of four factions opposing Smuts. But the coalition failed to congeal. The sturdy old leader who hated Britain made no head way against the sinewy little internationalist who has long since looked beyond South African-British feuding to the possibilities of world union.

For 40 years shrill-voiced Hertzog...

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