Foreign News: U. S. A. Crisis

At the request of Premier Jan Christian Smuts, the Governor General of South Africa (the Earl of Athlone, brother of Queen Mary) dissolved the Parliament of the U. S. A. (Union of South Africa).

The dissolution came as a complete surprise to the public and was caused by a Government loss of the seat at Wakkerstroom, which convinced the Premier that his Cabinet might no longer have the confidence of the country.

General elections having been slated for June, Premier Smuts advised the Governor General to request postponement of the projected visit of the...

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