South Africa: Drink for All

On the theory that hard liquor would only bring out the savage in the black man, South Africa's white bosses for years have sternly forbidden intoxicants to the Africans. All the natives are allowed is thick, weak "kaffir beer" sold for seven cents per pint at government beer halls.

But law or no law, the Africans seem to get all the liquor they want. The more opulent buy cheap South African brandy for $3 to $4 a bottle from white bootleggers who pick it up at $1.68 in the whites-only stores. The rest...

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