SOUTH AFRICA: Coffin Flag

St. George was the Patron Saint of England, St. Andrew of Scotland and everyone knows about St. Patrick. When a flag for the United Kingdom was desired the three crosses peculiar to the three saints were ingeniously superimposed, forming the famed British "Union Jack." Last week this same tried and tested formula of superimposition was carried to its ultimate conclusion with the unfurling of a new flag for that British Dominion called the Union of South Africa.

At Johannesburg and Cape Town, riots by native blacks accompanied the unfurling of the new flag. Misguided agents of the extreme pro-British faction,...