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The War.

1 ». Phb Pshss Association. — By Elbotbio Telbgraph — Copyright. ; Received January 30, 9.10 a.m. London, January 29. Owing to martial law, Olive Schrei1 ner's husband is not allowed to leave the Hanover district. I Another batch of undesirables have been expelled from Durban. j Received January 30, 7 p.m. 1 London, January 29. The raiders were repulsed at Ondt* shoorn, abandoning a number of horses and wagons. The cold reception met with at Krui man discouraged the Boers, who are returning to the Transvaal. A number of cattle belonging to Mr Cecil Rhodes were raided near Kimberley. • f Brigadier-General Plumer has dis* 1 persed small bands at Bronkhurst Spruit. f Received January 31, 1 a.m. B London, January 29. ' A squadron of Hussars surrounded a farm near Standorton, captured six sleeping Boers, and released some Eng- , lishmen who were prisoners. General Bruce Hamilton reached Ventersburg too late to intercept Steyn, [' who had gone to Winburg. '' Private C. K. Ward, New Zealand Rough Riders, died of enteric at Johannesburg. ® The Hon. Richard Solomon, who was , Attorney-General, has been appointed legal advise* to the Transvaal Administration. The appointment is likely to conciliate the Dutch. « I Sir A. Milner has warned the Cape Dutch that they will receive no compensation for, any damage they may sustain unless they assist the military. g A BRAVE ENGINE DRIVER. KNOX ENGAGES DE WET. d d Received January 31, 9.17 a.m. *i London, January 30. '- A party of Boers attacked a train d standing at a station on the Delagoa - line. The driver of the train shot it Commandant Liebrandt dead for tampering with the vacuum brake. The rest 0 of the Boers then fled. c Major-General Smith • Dorrien dispersed the Boers around Carolina. The d British had four killed and eighteen r wounded. y Major-General Knox engaged De tt Wet forty miles north of Thaba Nchu in order to prevent an attempt at re-inva->s sion of the Cape. c The Boers entered Boksburg on the 29th, and damaged the Modderfontein and Vanryn mines. Commandant Marais and two Boers were captured. Received January 31, 9.22 a.m. , London, January 30. '• Forty Boers attacked fifteen Yeomanry at Gamraaga Pass, but fled in the direction of Oalvinia after sustaining losses. Auckland, January 30. An immense crowd will participate in the send off of the Contingent. The S public will assemble in the Domain at 3 p.m., whore the men will be addressed II by the Mayor and Sir G. M. O'Rorke, and ?. will march to the Cornwall about 4 p.m. B Wellington, January 30. The Acting-Premier is advised by Sir '• A. Milner that Private C. K. Ward, Fourth Contingent, who came from Port c Chalmers, died from enteric fever in ' Johannesburg on January 25th. Private r T. R. Moss, Third Contingent, who belongs to Winchester, Canterbury, is " dangerously ill at Pretoria. ,t At Inglewood, on Monday, Sergeant c Morgan and Trooper Valintine, of the ,t First Contingent, were welcomed back j from the war. Both troopers paid a high tribute to Lieut. -Colonel Da vies, r who was not only liked but loved c by his men, and would even share t his tobacco with them. The following a toast was enthusiastically honoured:— y " Lieut.-Colonel Richard Hutton Davies, 0 one of the best officers and whitest of 1 men engaged in the war in South r Africa." Sergeant Morgan and Trooper 3 Valintine spoke in terms of the highest s praise of Captain Bartlett, as a man without fear, while the former paid a high compliment to Major Madooks also y for his ability as an officer.

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The War., Hawera & Normanby Star, Volume VX, Issue 7106, 31 January 1901

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The War. Hawera & Normanby Star, Volume VX, Issue 7106, 31 January 1901

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