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  2. THE WAR IN SOUTH AFRICA.

    The proceedings of the last week in Chieveley and Frere Camps have been of the most commonplace Aldershot-camp order, and with the exception of the unsuccessful ...

    Article : 650 words
  3. The Australian Contingents

    The steamer Warrigal, with the New South Wales "A" Battery on board, has arrived at Durban, and been ordered on to Capetown. The Euryalus, with the ...

    Article : 348 words
  4. The 4th Cavalry Brigade.

    LONDON, Sunday.—The 4th Cavalry Brigade for service in South Africa will Consist of 2528 men, With six field guns and five machine guns. ...

    Article : 27 words
  5. VICTORIA THEATRE.

    In the Victoria Theatre last evening, before a large audience, Mr. Walter Bentley, supported by company of metropolitan artists, successfully opened a short ...

    Article : 611 words
  6. THE WAR

    LONDON,, Monday.—Definite statements made at Durban declare that General Buller has crossed the Tugela River. Some allege that he crossed in ...

    Article : 129 words
  7. LETTER FROM ENSLIN CAMP.

    The following letter has just been received by Major Nash, M.D., Wallsend, from Private Corns, a volunteer from the 4th Regiment now at the front:— ...

    Article : 520 words
  8. Mr. Chamberlain's Retirement Advocated.

    LONDON, Sunday.—Sir Edward Clarke, Q.C., M.P., recommends that Mr. Chamberlain, Secretary of State for the Colonies, should resign in ...

    Article : 49 words
  9. War Relief Fund.

    LONDON, Sunday.—The "Daily Telegraph" Shilling War Relief Fund now amounts to £115,000. ...

    Article : 17 words
  10. General Woodgate's Wound.

    LONDON, Monday.—General Wood-gate, who was wounded in the British attack on Spion Kop, received serious injuries over the eye through being ...

    Article : 31 words
  11. NEWCASTLE PATRIOTIC FUND.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 214 words
  12. What Might Have Been.

    LONDON, Monday.—The "Daily Telegraph" states that had Ladismith fallen on January 6th, when the Boers last attacked it, President Kruger ...

    Article : 48 words
  13. Heliograph from Ladismith.

    LONDON, Monday.— Ladismith heliographed on Saturday: "Hearing General Buller's guns booming, the enemy are massing near the town, and ...

    Article : 52 words
  14. A Bank Failure.

    LONDON, Sunday.— Dumbell's Bank, in the Isle of man, has suspended payment. Parr's Bank has taken over the liabilities. ...

    Article : 23 words
  15. REMOVAL OF THE BUSHMEN'S CAMP.

    The Government have arranged that the Bushmen and the Reservists are to move their encampment to Kensington racecourse to-morrow. The Premier received a cable ...

    Article : 203 words
  16. GENERAL CABLES.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 112 words
  17. The Defences of Ladismith.

    LONDON, Monday.—The roads leading to Ladismith are dug into trenches on the line route to the town. ...

    Article : 26 words
  18. NEWS FROM NATAL.

    Captain Wagle, of the Norwegian barque Agda, which arrived here on Sunday night from Port Natal, spent a considerable time in the latter port. Owing to the large ...

    Article : 220 words
  19. Escapees from Ladismith.

    LONDON, Monday—Two inhabitants who recently escaped from Ladismith have arrived at Maritzburg. They reported that there are sufficient ...

    Article : 42 words
  20. SALE OF CROWN LANDS.

    The matter of leasing the Martin place lands instead of selling it was brought under the notice of the Premier to-day by a deputation from the ...

    Article : 332 words
  21. THE SUBURBAN CHOIR.

    Mr. Jonah Bevan's Suburban Choir, which has been so successful at recent Eisteddfods, assembled at the Hamilton Mechanics' Institute last night ...

    Article : 557 words
  22. LIEUTENANT NICHOLSON, OF THE LANCERS.

    Lieutenant C. E. Nicholson, of the Maitland Lancers, has been accepted for service in South Africa, and will leave Sydney in command of 40 Lancers in the Aberdeen ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 124 words
  23. GENERAL FRENCH'S COLUMN

    LONDON, Sunday.—The New Zealanders, Rimington Scouts, and a squadron of the Life Guards swept the hills on Lieutenant-General French's ...

    Article : 55 words
  24. COMPLIMENTARY SOCIAL.

    At the Lyceum Hall last night a complimentary musical evening was tendered to the Misses Logan, by the pupils who are in course of training under these ladies. About ...

    Article : 695 words
  25. LETTERS FROM THE FRONT.

    By yesterday's mail from South Africa Mr. George Marsden, of the Newcastle railway station refreshment rooms received the following letter from Trooper W. Boreland, of ...

    Article : 336 words
  26. A NEWCASTLE LADY IN DURBAN

    Amongst the many war illustrations in the latest issue of "Black and White" appears a sketch of the presentation of colours to Bothune's Mounted Infantry by the ladies ...

    Article : 138 words
  27. The Position Near Colesberg.

    LONDON, Monday.—General French is reported to have enclosed 7000 Boers in the hills around Colesberg. His lack of naval guns is, however, severely felt. ...

    Article : 100 words
  28. TENDERS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 453 words
  29. The Capture of Spion Kop.

    LONDON, Monday.—Colonel Thorny-croft reports that when Spion Kop was surprised a native who warned a Boer picket to waken was bayoneted. ...

    Article : 32 words
  30. IMPERIAL TROPHIES AT WINDSOR.

    When the German Emperor was staying at Windsor the other day, there were two trophies at the wonderful banquet in St. George's Hall which he particularly noticed, ...

    Article : 433 words
  31. LOCAL NOTES.

    Mr. Gus. King, having obtained a transfer from the Bushmen's Contingent, will accompany the Lancers that are to proceed for service in South Africa by the ...

    Article : 620 words
  32. The Boers Active at Vryheid.

    LONDON, Monday.—The Boers at Vryheid captured a magistrate, eleven white and 34 coloured police, with their horses, along with 340 rifles and ...

    Article : 68 words
  33. LETTER FROM PRIVATE W. W. COLLINS, A.M.C.

    Two letter, dated Christmas Day and December 29, have been received by Mr. W.S. Collins, of Wickham, from his son, Private W. W. Collins, who is in South Africa with ...

    Article : 390 words
  34. A Courtesy by Lord Roberts.

    LONDON, Monday.— Field-Marshal Roberts wrote General Joubert proffering to release Commandant Pretorius, "a bravo soldier," whose leg had been ...

    Article : 54 words
  35. The Boer Losses on the Tugela.

    LONDON, Sunday.—Native deserters from the Boer camp report that five Field Cornets were killed in the recent fighting Cornets were killed in the recent ...

    Article : 52 words
  36. Advertising

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    Advertising : 109 words
  37. The N.Z. Hotchkiss Battery.

    LONDON. Sunday—The New Zealand Hotchkiss battery, presented to the New Zealand Government by Sir W. Armstrong and Company, of ...

    Article : 43 words
  38. WAR WITH THE BOERS.

    May the Australians have as great success in South Africa as the Montpelier Tailoring Company's Branch (No. 2) at 73Hunter-street, opposite the Y.M.C.A. building. ...

    Article : 48 words
  39. SYDNEY TO NEWCASTLE.

    Copies of the "Newcastle Herald" may be obtained at the Railway Bookstall, Rodferr station. ...

    Article : 17 words
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