A REPORT FROM JOHANNESBURG.
From South Africa's largest city, TIME Correspondent Alexander Campbell reported:
This spring week in Johannesburg the flowering plums were massed with pink after a hard winter. But I found that in South Africa's Golden City you can't have even a haircut without bumping into crime.
The barber was a big man (280 Ibs.) with strong hands and a voice as soft as the plum blossoms.
"Caught a coon trying to break into my house last night," he said.
"What did you do?"
"I heard the bedroom window go up. I'm big but...