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THE WAR. ---+--

,ZULUS DEFEAT BOERS.

HINDON SURRENDERS.

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HINDON SURRENDERS. NOTORIOUS TRAIN-WRECKER AT T PRETORIA. The notorious train-wrecker, Jack Hindon, sur- rendered at Balmoral on Friday morning. He was despatched at once to Pretoria. Hindon's has been a strange career. There are many stories about, some of which he himself contradicts. For instance, it is said that he was a British private, and fought with Sir George Colley on Majuba. He was then Private Madden, and belonged to Galwav-which another Boer officer, Colonel Arthur Lynch, was elected for, but does not represent in Parliament. The story goes that when the British were retreating, he turned his rifle against his own comrades and killed some of them. He then became a Boer, and has remained one up to now. Hindon denies that he ever served in any British force. During the present war he served a British officer who was wounded and captured by the Boers a good turn. Hindon was his guard. It was reported that the British had captured and shot a Boer, and in re- venge the commando decided that the British officer should be shot, but Hindon got him away in a wagon. To this officer Hindon stated that he was a Scotsman and a naturalised Burgher. Hmdon had another name—Newton—which also brought him considerable notoriety. He was, ac- cording to Capetown advices, the notorious Jack Newton, governor of the Johannesburg Gaol called Newtonviile. He is credited with having boasted that he was the only man who succeeded in stealing anything from ex-President Kruger. He stole two of Kruger's horses. Two years later he was pulled out of the flooded Ingogo by a Boer, who reoognised him as a horse thief. The Boer wanted to put Hindon into the stream again, but on certain representations by the latter, changed his mind. They went to a neighbouring hotel, and became so friendly that Hindon tells how he eold the Boer a watch without any works in it for a sovereign. He has had a successful career in train-wrecking. More than one expedition was told off to secure his capture, but he proved as elusive as De Wet, though he has had several narrow escapes. He only got out of Johannesburg before the British entered by the skin of his teeth.

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SPAIN'S KING CROWNED. -----+---

IIOOLE CHURCH VESTRY.

A HOLIDAY BREAKDOWN. --+----

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OYSTER CULTURE IN NORTH WALES

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THE LATE COLONEL MILLER. .

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IMPERIAL PARLIAMENT. ——♦

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,-CHARGE AGAINST A CHESTER…

FOOTBALL. —+---

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