Review of Reviews,  13 (1896), 383–93.

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    Reports that the 'rinderpest, which is sweeping its deadly way through the herds of the dominions, is necessitating stringent measures of pole-axe isolation' (387), and observes that 'the cattle disease will prove a far more miserable curse to South Africa then either the despotism of the Boers, the impatience of Dr. Jameson, or the rebellion of the Matabele'. It has already necessitated the imposition of 'a strict quarantine blockade' along the frontier of the Transvaal. (388)

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