Cape Town (Sep. 12)
The people of this, the mother city of South Africa, have again elected Louis Gradner as mayor. His skillful management of municipal affairs evoked praise from the press and all sections of the population.
Mayor and Mrs. Gradner are keenly interested in Jewish affairs. He has taken an active part in every meritorious Jewish movement and served recently as honorary chairman of the Keren Hayesod campaign here.
Commenting upon his re-election, the Cape Times says:
“The re-election of Mr. Gradner for another period as mayor of Cape Town is none the less welcome for being fully expected. It is not too much to say that Mr. Gradner has made an outstanding success of his first year of office.”
According to the Cape Argus, “Mr. Gradner has done, both by example and precept, all that a mayor can do to lead the City Council into a new era.”