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Overcome what he now knew was tU). No doubt too he would have condemned condemned law-breakers, strikers and those who did not recognize authority. And by by authority he probably meant, deep down, white authority, What else could there be? have a certain contempt for the unedu He would also lULVe uneducated Afrikaners, whose principles stopped with their own interpretation of the Bible and whose somewhat peculiar peculiar interpretation prejudices stuck out a mile. ~pel'l! s ness men. Even l~ven today, if one goes into their homes, one can easily find no printed matter except a large Bible in the best room and ait few comics, no decoration except dusty plastic flowers Mel and blown-up or even illuminated illuminated photophoto fanily man'iages marriages and grandpareuliI, grandparents, and it a total graphs of family hi such heretlcal heretical docdoe.

Ill Imlny of us. , justified. It seemed that the Communist justified, he W:lS was now opposition. At the same time he. be the real, real, practical practical OppooitiOll. centr, JohannesJohame. morc committed to the storm stclrm c~nlre, more and more behind. hind. burg; he had left rural Afrikanerdom totltUy Har After Pc;U'1 Pearl Harchanp. Art~r Government (kJvermmmt attitudes llttitudea did not change. y say that In as far lUI A few of the course nothing came of it. A African, But of CClUI'SC African.

Smuts WItS, was, probably genuinely, much hundred grieved and appointed a commission Blit any commission of inquiry. ~tcments which appeared appeared and which were slightly in statements favour of justice justice for the natives, were immediately immediately attacked, as usual, by the white Unions. But there was more weight weight being thrown behind the strikes, boycotts and the struggle the against the pass laws in 1944. There There were were. loopholes loopholes in the laws which only a lawyer could see.

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