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  2. LOCAL AMD GENERAL

    A POOR fellow, name unknown, recently met a hard death 45 miles north of Carnarvon. When found lie was in a nude state, and dead, evidently ...

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  3. CAPRICIOUS CARPINGS

    Governors, generally speaking, have a pretty fair billet, and, in addition to their big screw, they very often have ample private means. Yet it is ...

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  4. BOMBARDMENT OF BOER POSITION.

    The bombardment of the Boer position was continued only intermittently on Thursday. It was, however, resumed in strength on Friday. The ...

    Article : 43 words
  5. CABLES.

    The persistency of General Cronje is attributed to a preconcerted plan. According to this plan Cronje was to keep the British occupied and so ...

    Article : 84 words
  6. GENERAL BULLER’S ADVANCE

    On Saturday Buller was within two miles of General White’s outposts. ...

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  7. SOMERSETS AND LANCASTERS SUFFER.

    The Somersets, on the 21st inst., seized and held until nightfall a kopje that commanded the enemy’s guns at Gobler’s Kloof. The seizure of this ...

    Article : 48 words
  8. BRITISH OUTPOSTS ATTACKED

    Lord Roberts, in a despatch cabled to the War Office on Saturday, reports that the British outposts were attacked on Friday, the result being ...

    Article : 50 words
  9. Geraldton Local Court.

    J. M. Drew, trading as the Geraldton EXPRESS Company, sued Frederick Whitcombe,. under Section 3 of the “Debtors’ Act, 1871,” for default in ...

    Article : 666 words
  10. BOERS USE “SOFT-NOSED ” BULLETS

    Many British were wounded by softnosed bullets. These had been dipped in chemicals, and are said to cause serious injuries. ...

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  11. COMPLAINT FROM ROBERTS.

    Lord Roberts complains that the enemy were using the worst expansive and explosive bullets. ...

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  12. IRISH BRIGADE LOSE HEAVILY.

    The Irish Brigade lost heavily on Friday while assailing Grobler’s Kloof. ...

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  13. TRENCH’S MOVEMENTS.

    General French has succeeded in expelling from a well-fortified kopje a large party of Boers, who were reinforcing Cronje. The position, which ...

    Article : 52 words
  14. OPINION OF BOER DESERTERS.

    Cronje’s determined but hopeless resistance to the British at Koodoosrand is described by Boer deserters as equivalent to murder. ...

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  15. BOERS’ SUPPLIES CAPTURED.

    A great quantity of Boer supplies have been captured, also a new searchlight apparatus. ...

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  16. THE TIMES REPORT.

    The Times correspondent at Delagoa Bay reports that trustworthy information received shows that the utmost consternation prevails at Pretoria. ...

    Article : 49 words
  17. THE POSITION AT TUGELA.

    The Boers claim that the Middleburg commando, under Commandant Ermelo, has achieved a victory over the British to the north of the Tugela. ...

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  18. FRENCH CAPTURES 540 PRISONERS.

    General French not only expelled the Boers, but captured 540 prisoners, including several hundreds of mounted men, who had escaped from Cronje’s ...

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  19. TELEGRAM FROM GENERAL BOTHA TO KRUGER.

    Botha, one of the Boer commanders in Natal, is said to have telegraphed to Pretoria announcing that the Boer forces round Ladysmith are knocked ...

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  20. JOUBERT’S TALE-TALE LETTER.

    When the British captured the position of Hlangwane Hill, to the south of Tugela, a tell-tale letter was found in the deserted Boer laager. ...

    Article : 62 words
  21. CRONJE REPORTED WILLING TO SURRENDER.

    Deserters from the Boer Ranks declare that General Cronje is personally willing to surrender, but that he is overborne by the young ...

    Article : 33 words
  22. CORRESPONDENCE.

    SIR,—In a recent issue of the ADVERTISER I noticed an official report of Inspector Fly, in which that gentleman advised the Lands Department ...

    Article : 301 words
  23. TO DAYS TELEGRAMS

    At a committee meeting of the W.A, Turf Club on Monday the appeal a[?] S. H. Linthorne against the decision of the Gerald ton stewards in disqualifying ...

    Article : 157 words
  24. MESSAGE FROM STEYN TO KRUGER

    According to the same correspondent, President Steyn, recognising that a general rout is imminent, has sent a still more doleful message to ...

    Article : 64 words
  25. SEVERE FIGHTING AT GROBLER’S KLOOF.

    The Boers arc tenaciously defending an extremely strong position at Grobler’s Kloof, northward of Colenso. After a tremendous British cannonade the Fifth ...

    Article : 57 words
  26. GERMAN RECRUITS FOR TRANSVAAL.

    The steamer Admiral has landed at Delagoa Bay one hundred German recruits for the Transvaal. Another steamer, the Germonde, landed one ...

    Article : 41 words
  27. TWO OFFICERS KILLED.

    During a reconnaisance near Stormberg, Lieut. De Montmorency, of Montmorency’s Scouts, and Colonel Hoskier, were killed. ...

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  28. POSITION AT KOODOOSRAND.

    The Boers at Koodoosra[?] are, according to the latest accounts from the front, confined in the fiver bed. The space occupied, by the enemy is ...

    Article : 94 words
  29. TWO ARMED GERMAN SPIES

    Two armed Gorman spies have been captured at Lady smith. These intruders were wearing the Red Cross, and were found asking the natives ...

    Article : 38 words
  30. Advertising

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  31. AN AUSTRIAN OFFICER CAPTURED

    Among the prisoners captured by Lord Roberts in the Paardeberg district is Count Sternberg, an Austrian officer who had been serving in ...

    Article : 29 words
  32. Advertising

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  33. W,C.T.U.

    The press correspondent writes. The usual monthly public Gospel Temperance Meeting under the auspices of the W.C.T.U. was exceptionally well ...

    Article : 224 words
  34. BOER FOOD SUPPLIES AND AMMUNITION.

    It is believed that the Boers have an abundance of food, but that their ammunition is failing. ...

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  35. CAPTURE OF GENERAL VON DAM.

    General Buller has captured Gen. Von Dam, the German chief of the Boer artillery. ...

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  36. A KINDLY OFFER REFUSED.

    Lord Roberts offered to afford safe conduct to the women and children in the besieged Boer laager at Koodoosrand. but the offer was refused. ...

    Article : 68 words
  37. THE POSITION AT LADYSMITH

    A Durban despatch states that the enemy have strongly entrenched every hill between Colenso and Ladysmith. ...

    Article : 48 words
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