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LLANDILO PRIZE DAY.

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r MINING MATTERS.

! CAPTAIN FOURIER SHOT.

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CAPTAIN FOURIER SHOT. I South African Outbreak Completely Crushed. PRETORIA, Dec. 20. Captain Fourie, one of the rebel leaders tried yesterday by court-martial, was shot at dawn to-day. The sentence of death passed on his brother. Lieut. Fkmrie, has been com- muted to five years' imprisonment. The field court-martial had found that both brothers were guilty, but recom- mended the younger (Lieut.) Fourie to mercy. The captain met his death with calm- ness and fortitiude. The elder prisoner at the continuation of the trial on Saturday made a statement in which, as a Dutchman, he bitterly re- proached the British for their conduct in South Africa, and recalled various inci- dents which, he said. forbade his uphold- ing the honour of England. He declared that no Englishman could feel other than he felt if similarly placed under a foreign Government, and he con- sidered that it was a greater honour to stand there as a prisoner than as an officer of the British Army. He did not intend to ask the court for mercy for himself, but he strongly pleaded for mercy for his young brother, who was under his influence, and also for other men under his influence and command. -Reuter. Pretoria, Saturday.—The capture is offi- cially announced of Conroy, the last of the principal Free State rebel leaders. He appeared on the 17th instant with four- teen followers 21 miles south-west of Kim- berley. The Kimberley Motor Section with 50 men of the Southern Rifles were promptly sent in pursuit and came up with the rebels yesterday at Plaat Drift on the Vaal River. Three were captured. The remainder, including Conroy, fled in the direction of Campbell, but were all captured to-day at Lynkfontein, near Campbell. Since December 16 Lieut.-Col. Enslin has been pursuing small parties of rebels under Commandant Prinsloo and Field Cornet Huttings, both of whom have been captured. Lieut.-Col. Enslin's force has accounted for 44 rebels since the date mentioned. Commandant Cronje reports capture of rebel Commandant Meyer and of Field Cornet Fourie in Doornberg district, which is now clear of rebels.-Reuter. Pretoria, Saturday.—An important cap- ture is officially announced from Schweiz- errencke in the person of the rebel General "Frederick G .A. Wolmarans of Lichten- burg, who at the time of the outbreak of the rebellion achieved notoriety as one of General Beyer'6 most active lieutenants. —Reuter.

I EFFECT OF WAR.

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I ALLEGED THEFT AT SWANSEA.

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LLANDILO PRIZE DAY.