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BY SÜBMAiUNB CAÜL1S. COPYRIGHT. lASKANIAK PliKbS ASSOCIATION.
LONDON, July 5.
, Hundred*» of resident:, in Barkly East, (a district m the north-east end of Cape Colony) iiave 'been disfranchised lor
GORDON HIGHLANDERS SACRI
Predatory Boers have vvreckeda nain near Naboonapruit, killing au officer and nine Gordon Highlanders, - and ove
Louis Botha is now encamped on the high veldt of East Springs. Grenfell'» column has captured at. Hopewell 93 Boers and olí waggons belonging to Beyer's commando.
The remnants of Ackermann's com- mando are in the neighbourhood of Rendorsburg. They are ragged and looulcv), and flee whenever they se« a cloud of dust, believing it to indicate the approach of British troops.
<S DEATHS ANdTmISCHANCES.
"On the ".'c-tli ult., Sixth West Austra- lian Mounteds-Pvts. C. C Clifford and
G. Westcott killed, Lieut. Stanley Reid died from wounds, Sorgt. W. Wills and Pvt. H. Hackett severely wounded at ReHshoogtc».
On 23rd ult. John Costello, Fifth Vic- torian Mounted», dangerously wounded
at Middle Kraal.