THE MARITZ FIASCO.
HERMAN'S' AFRICAN POLICY. LONDON, Ortohor 20. (Received Gctobar 50, at 9.‘15 a.m.) The official repents of Marita's defeat, by Major Brits state that the hitter's lmr«es were exhausted, and therefore they were unable u> take lull advantage of the victory. Count Von Schwerin, ttjio was taken prisoner, says that the Ormans are esteedintr the railway in Gennau South-west Afiica front Karll’nntein, the out Item terminus. 100 miles further on. DISAFFECTION KNOWN BEFOREHAND. LONDON, October 29. (Received Oct. her 50, at 10 a.m.) Sir James Sievwright, in air interview, said that the South Africans in London had known for some time of the disaffection of a. section of tho Boers. An important factor had been the labor crisis in January, when rifles ami ammunition were distributed t:> the burghers. None of the weapons were returned. Many secret meetings were held, and it is believed that Deiarey was going to one of these when he was shot. TO SETTLE THE REBELS QUICKLY. CAPE TOWN, October 29. (Received October 30, at 10 a.m.) A very large force has been mobilised with the view of ending the whole insurrectionary movement.
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THE MARITZ FIASCO., Evening Star, Issue 15637, 30 October 1914