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THE BATTLE AT PEI-TANG.

ESCAPE OF THE GARRISON.

Four thousand Russians, 4000 Germans, '1000 French, and a detachment of Austrian marines, participated in the recent fight at Pei-tang.

The British and Italians arrived too late. The forts answered the Allies' fire briskly from dawn till noon, when the Allies were chagrined to find that the garrison of 3000 had escaped by boats, leaving four killed. The Allies' casualties were three killed and fifty wounded, about half of these from ths explosion of mines during the march. (Received September 24th, 10 p.m.) HONG KONG, September 24. At the battle of Pei-tang, the Allies lost 30 killed.

The Russians have seized Chin*wan-tao.

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THE BATTLE AT PEI-TANG., Press, Volume LVII, Issue 10770, 25 September 1900

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THE BATTLE AT PEI-TANG. Press, Volume LVII, Issue 10770, 25 September 1900

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