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! THE WAR IN SOUTH AFRICA.

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A CHESTER MAN IN ACTION WITH THE RIFLE BRIGADE. Mr. J. Stubbs, of City-road, Chester, has received an interesting letter from a former employe of his, Rifleman H. P. Martin, now serving with the 2ad Battalion Rifle Brigade in South Africa. It reads: Before you receive this I suppose you will have read an account of another big fight in which we have taken a prominent part. It took place on the 27th August. We have murched right up from Newcastle, and are now well up in the Trans- vaal. We have had several engagements with the Boers, and have kept them on the move, but they tried to make a stand on the 27th at a place called Bergeudall Farm. The artillery shelled them very heavily for some time at a distance of about 700 yards from their position. We then advanced in rushes until about 50 or 60 yards from them, wien we charged, and succeeded in driving thtm out of their position, which we iound to be a strong one. We were highly congratulated by the Generals, Lord Roberts and General ,fi.>¡I,1{;Q T'irn vfirv SrtrV* it was a most brilliant "õ' --t/ -J several of my comrades ay,oweye, that wounded. Our company alone had five killed and about 21 wounded, two of whom have since died. Our Colonel's arm was shattered, two officers killed, and in i1 about 85 casualties in the Battalion, so you miy be sure I feel very thankful that I am able towrite and say I came out without a scratch. Wt are now supposed to have another lot in a tigh. corner, so I hardly think the war will last much longer. I hope you will excuse me not lettaig you hear from me oftener, but we are ccnstintly on the move, so it is very hard work to ?et a little spare time."

LAINGS NEK TO MAJHADODORP,

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"B.P.'S" ADVICE TO BOYS. —

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PULFORD.

- FLINT.

CHRISTLETON,

. FRODSHAM.

HELSBY.

ROSSETT.

. ASHTON HAYES.

GREAT BUTTON.

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