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An amusing yarn, probably not'without point even in these days of theoretical territorial enlistment, is told by that smart liule regimental paper,- fl'he Fusileer.' At the final relief of Lucknow, as Sir Colin Campbell was riding into the city with his staff, he passed a stalwart "Heelander"on sentry. Reining up, the General thus proudly apostrophised the kilted warrior: " Well, my brave mon, the Scotchmen did weel the day, and we're proud of our country." And, with an outburst of fraternal . clannish fervor, adding: " Where do ye come fra, my mon, and what's your name ?" Sentry : " From Connemara, sir, and my name is Pat Kelly." Sir Colin and his staff smiled and ode on. About twenty-five years ago an English syndicate offered the Transvaal Government; £160,000 for the exclusive right to all the mineral resources of the country, and the Government came very near selling it. It is is estimated that the gold product of the region- this year will be £10,000,000.,

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 2, Issue 10429, 25 September 1897, Supplement

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 2 Issue 10429, 25 September 1897, Supplement

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