THE DISASTER AT THE CAPE.
(By Cable.) Capetown. Dec. 26,
' Further telegrams to hand, regarding the disaster in Transvaal state that when the Boprs attacked the detachment of the 94th. regiment, the men were engaged in rescuing a number of swamped wagons, and being without arms were completely crushed by large numbers of Boers, who swooped downonthem. News has. alsoheen received that the Boers of Potchefstroom murdered five Englishmen who were residing in the town, and as information of the outrage reached head-quarters, a battery of artillery was despatched, and shelled the place. The enemy were completely driven out and over 100 killed by the London, Dec. 27. In consequence of the.necessity for the reinforcement of cavalry in Transvaal, the Gth Dragoons have been ordered to Natal.
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