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  2. TELEGRAMS.

    One of the most significant and welcome signs of the approaching end of the war was afforded yesterday, when Lord Milner issued a proclamation declaring that the ...

    Article : 114 words
  3. OPERATIONS IN CAPE COLONY.

    After the capture last week of Commandant Kruitzinger near Hanover road Station, Cape Colony, Commandant Wessels took the chief command of the Boer force. ...

    Article : 109 words
  4. MARTIAL LAW AT THE CAPE.

    An application was recently made to the Acting Chief Justice of Cape Colony, Sir John Buchanan, for the release of David Francois Marais, a resident of the Paarl, ...

    Article : 401 words
  5. SERIOUS EFFECTS OF THE RIOT.

    During the rioting which took place in the vicinity of the Birmingham Town Hall after the break-up of the pro-Boer meeting in that building on Wednesday night one ...

    Article : 43 words
  6. THE MURDER OF MORGENDAAL.

    Dr. Loyds, referring to Lord Rosebery's charge of barbarity against the Boers, declares that Mr. Morgendaal, who was flogged and afterwards put to death by the ...

    Article : 105 words
  7. THE HONOURS OF WAR.

    Without m any way seeking to cheapen the distinctions awarded during the South African campaign, it may be taken for granted that at least half the meritorious ...

    Article : 1,262 words
  8. A NEW ZEALAND NURSE HONOURED.

    His Majesty the King yesterday decorat[?]d Nurse Williamson, of New Zealand, with the Royal Red Cross for services in the South African war. ...

    Article : 32 words
  9. WAR ITEMS.

    The public excitement over the dismissal of General Sir Redvere Buller has somewhat abated, but the Exeter proposal to raise a memorial for him is being warmly ...

    Article : 167 words
  10. FURTHER REINFORCEMENTS.

    A Veteran Corps of Imperial Yeomanry and colonial troops who have previously fought at the front is being formed at Shorneliffe for fresh service in South Africa. ...

    Article : 67 words
  11. ENGAGEMENT WITH DE WET.

    Bloemfontein advises that Col. Dartnell, with a force of Imperial Light Horse and Imperial Yeomanry, came into conflict with Geo. Christian De Wet's commandos near ...

    Article : 94 words
  12. FRESH CAPTURES OF BOERS.

    Advices from Pretoria state that a party of mounted constabulary, under Col. Steele, have captured 36 Boers in the Magaliesberg ranges. Lord Methuen's troops, who are ...

    Article : 102 words
  13. A BOGUS LORD ROBS THE CHEST.

    Writing on October 2, the Cape Town correspondent of the "Daily Express" tells the following extraordinary tale:—"Not a week now passes without a military ...

    Article : 273 words
  14. BOTHA'S WHICHEA BOUT'S.

    Commandant-General Louis Botha and his followers have retreated in a north-easterly direction from the Bethel district, and are now at Steynsdorp, a village on the ...

    Article : 37 words
  15. DISLOYAL CAPE FARMERS.

    Fourteen farmers in Hie district of Odd[?]shoorn, Cape Colony, have been convicted of having unlawfully neglected to report to the military authorities the presence of a ...

    Article : 53 words
  16. THE AUSTRALASIANS.

    Capt. Conway Mason, of the fifth Victorian mounted contingent, has been appointed aide-de-camp to Gen. Lord Methuen. Pte. A. Woodward, of the 6th New ...

    Article : 184 words
  17. BRITISH REINFORCEMENTS.

    The War Office has ordered the embodiment of six battalions of militia and the enlistment of 2,000 Imperial Yeomanry for service in South Africa. Married men are ...

    Article : 53 words
  18. PATRIOTIC AUSTRALIA.

    The leading British newspapers publish reports of the debate in the Victorian Assembly in Melbourne, which led to the adoption of a resolution in favour of the ...

    Article : 204 words
  19. MR. KRUGER OBDURATE.

    The "Standard" correspondent at Brussels telegraphs that so far from ex-Presi[?]t Kruger being impressed with the hope[?] of the Boer cause, the old man's ...

    Article : 60 words
  20. THE PERSIAN GULF.

    The trouble between England and Turkey over Koweyt Bay, on the western shore of the Persian Gulf, has been revived, owing to the Sultan having summoned ...

    Article : 488 words
  21. TREATMENT OF REFUGEES.

    During a conspiracy trial at Johannesburg yesterday, John Koch, a burgher, who was convicted of complicity in a recent plot against the British authorities, and the ...

    Article : 82 words
  22. MURDER OF KAFFIRS.

    Lord Kitchener, in a despatch to the War Office, makes further bitter complaint of the barbarities practised by Boers towards Kaffirs suspected of lending ...

    Article : 210 words
  23. COMMANDANT SCHEEPERS.

    No fewer than 30 different accusations have been formulated against ex-Commandant Scheepers, who was captured some time ago in the south of Cape Colony. They ...

    Article : 41 words
  24. A PRO-BOER MEETING.

    The "stop the war" party, who assert that Great Britain committed a crime against humanity when she went to war against the Boers, made a bold, if unwise, ...

    Article : 499 words
  25. AMERICAN MULES.

    Reuter's Agency telegraphs that the United States dealers have considerably increased the price of mules to the British authorities for South Africa. The War ...

    Article : 51 words
  26. CLEARING OPERATIONS.

    A British force, under Col. E. H. H. Allenby, a few days ago cleverly surprised Commandant Wolmarans'slaager at Schoongezicht, in country south of Balmoral, a ...

    Article : 133 words
  27. THE EX-BURGHER CONTINGENT.

    A "Standard" correspondent wrote from Pretoria on November 19:—"A most significant proof of the growing cleavage in the ranks of the burghers, arising out of the ...

    Article : 344 words
  28. MORE BOER REVERSES.

    Pretoria advises that four burghers, including a son o the famous ex-Commandant Piet Cronje, have surrendered to the British at Ventersdorp, a Transvaal village ...

    Article : 178 words
  29. SNOW IN BRITAIN.

    The railway traffic in the north of England and Scotland is greatly disorganized in consequence of the heavy falls of snow which have taken place during the last few ...

    Article : 39 words
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