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LETTER FROM A WELSHPOOL SOLDIER. The following letter has been sent by Sergt T G Morris, late of Welshpool, to his mother:—12th Royal Lancers, Military Hospital, Wynberg, near Cape Town, South Africa. Dear Mother and Father, Just a few lines to let you know I've stopped one of the Boers' bullets on Monday, lltb inst., at the battle of Spytfontein. After lying on my belly for over 13 hours one of their shots found its way through my leg, so now I am lying on my back in hospital; but thank God it is not worse. We had a terrible time of it: I shonld say it was tho worst fight since the Crimean war. 'W(-Il, I never expected over seeing such a sight. Never mind, I. shall soon be right again; it's only a flesh wound through my calf. I am pleased with mvself when I see other poor fellows- with five and six wounds and some bones broken. Thank God mine is only slight to theirs. You will see I am in hospital near Cape Town, abont 700 miles from the scene of the battle. I came down from the front on the 19th inst. so I am all right in this hospital. We get every attention here; the people are ail very kind to all of us. So are the people at home -1hey keep on sending us things every mail. We had a (-plenoid voyage out here, I was not sick one Fin,.io.) (]:ty. You read about England having a few or so reverse?, but don't you Relieve all yon see iu the The Boers are losing more heavily than us; lean tell you they don't have it all their own way, but the devils get behind those hills and you can't shift them. They have not hea.rt enough to fight in the open or else the Lancers would show them what the cold steel was made for no fear, their heart is in the wrong place.