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Hertzog, New South African Minister, Will Make Statement on Palestine

A statement with regard to his attitude towards the rebuilding of Palestine as the Jewish National Homeland will be made shortly by James B. M. Hertzog, new Prime Minister of South Africa, it was stated here today in circles closely connected with the new head of the South African government.

General Smuts, former Prime Minister of South Africa, was an ardent believer in the rebuilding of Palestine and on many occasions showed his warm sympathy for the Jewish people.