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BOER SURRENDER, OUR TERMS ACCEPTED. One hour and a half before midnight on Satur- day at Pretoria the Boer envoys attached their signatures to a treaty of surrender, the news being conveyed to Great Britain in the following tele- gram received from Lord Kitchener, and posted at the War Office on Sunday evening:- To the Secretary of State for War. Pretoria, 11.15 p.m., 31st May. Negotiations with Boer delegates. The document containing terms of surrender was signed here this evening at 10.30 p.m. by all the Boer representatives, as well as by Lord Milner and myself. THE LAST WAR MESSAGE. Previous to the definite message just despatched Lord Kitchener sent the following telegram to the Secretary of State for Alvar. Pretoria, 31st May, 5.15 p.m. It is now settled that the Boer representatives will come here immediately, and also the High Commissioner from Johannesburg. It is possible that the document wnl be signed to-night. 1 have received from them a statement saying that they accept and are prepared to sign. Pretoria, Friday. The deliberations between the Boer delegates at Vereemgmg have resulted practically in the acceptance of the British terms, and the delegates may arrive here at any moment for tne purpose of signing the documents embodying the terms. Pretoria, Sunday, 10.25 a.m. The terms of peace were signed at half-past eleven. o'clock last night.-Reuter. KING TO HIS PEOPLE. The fact that peace had been agreed to was com- municated to the King on Sunday afternoon by Mr. Brodnck, and all the other members oi the Royal family were informed. Late on Sunday night his Majesty issued tne following address to his people:—"The King has received the welcome news of the oessation ot hostilities in South Africa with infinite satisfaction, and trusts that !>c&:E:' may be speedily followed by the restoration oi prosperity in his new Dominions, and that the feelings necessarily engendered by war will give place to the earnest co-operation of all his Majesty's South African subjects in promoting the welfare of their common country." LONDON'S JOY. Messages were forwarded to Lord Salisbury, Mr. Balfour, Mr. Chamberlain, and all the members of the Cabinet. The Lord Mayor had a copy of Lord Kitchener's second message sent to him in the evening, and this was at once posted at the Mansion House. An enormous concourse of people soon gathered, and Sir J. Dimsdaie, at their urgent demand, delivered a short speech. Refer- ences were made to the event in St. Paui's Cathe- dral and many of the ohurohes and chapels in the Metropolis. Enormous crowds marched througn the principal streets of the city and West-End until an early hour on Monday morning, cheering and singing patriotic songs, and many of the clubs were illuminated.

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DISTRICT REJOICINGS.

KITCHENERS" REWARD.

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