SOUTHERN RHODESIA: A Winter's Tale

SOUTHERN RHODESIA A Winter's Tale "When it rains in winter a king dies," goes an old African saying. Last week, in the dead of Southern Rhodesia's cool, dry winter, the skies opened suddenly, and hail and rain swept across the rolling hills of light brown grass. That day citizens of Southern Rhodesia, going to the polls from the Limpopo to the Zambezi, voted Garfield Todd, their Prime Minister for five years until last February, into political oblivion. His United Rhodesia Party, upholding the zeal for racial "partnership" that earned him the name of "Kaffir lover" and cost him his office,...