FOUR HOURS' FURIOUS SIGHTING.
THE BOERS ROUTED.
51 KILLED, 48 WOUNDED, AND MANY PRISONERS.
The Boers, with guns, at Grasspan, a little to the north of Belmont, attacked Lord Methuen, who replied with shrapnel. The Naval Brigade, the Yorkshires, and the North Lancashire?.carried the 'heights after foul hows'- rating. Tie Ninth Lancers Boera, but the result of their attack ia not known.
The enemy early in tie fight attacked the rear guard and baggage train. The Grenadier Guards met this attack, and also protected the flanks.
The Naval Brigade displayed great) gallantry, and suffered heavily.
It is known that 51 Boers were killed and 48 wounded. Many were taken, prisoners.
COMMUNICATION WITH KIMBERLEY.
Lord Methuen has established ireliographic oommunicafcion wit'hi Kimberley.
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ANOTHER ENGAGEMENT., Press, Volume LVI, Issue 10514, 28 November 1899
ANOTHER ENGAGEMENT. Press, Volume LVI, Issue 10514, 28 November 1899
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