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LATE WAR NEWS.

LAST OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN REBELS. (Proas Association—By Telegraph—Copyright.') LONDON, December 18. Received December 19, at 2.45 p.m.) Official: Colonel Pretorius reports that he followed the spoor and found Fouries Laager in a strong position in a/river bed at Nooitgedacgt. Niagor Trewes and the police, by a surrounding movement to the north, closed the path of escape. Tho fight lasted till dark, when the rebel position was gallantly stormed, with a loss of 10 killed and 21 wounded. The rebels ■< Had two killed and four wounded. Forty-five wero taken prisoners, including Fourie. THE ADVANCE OF THE ALLIES. MAY LAND TROOPS AT ZEEBRUGGE. AMSTERDAM, December 18. (Received December 19, at 2.15 p.m.) Tho Germans fear that Britain intends to land troops at Zeebrugge. Twenty thousand men are manning tho trenches and sand dunes between Ostend and tho Dutch frontier. Iho French arc supported by a number of batteries. Many Belgian refugees are escaping into Holland fearing the consequences of the Allies' advance.

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LATE WAR NEWS., Evening Star, Issue 15680, 19 December 1914

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LATE WAR NEWS. Evening Star, Issue 15680, 19 December 1914

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