Captured Imperial Yeomanry

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Captured Imperial Yeomanry - la action WHnama, nashaesk. BatU4ooa,...
la action WHnama, nashaesk. BatU4ooa, Taylor.sncht action, THE CAPTURED IMPERIAL YEOMANRY. After days of suspense, communication with the Imprisoned 13th Battalion of Imperial Yeomanry Yeomanry has been established via Delagoa Bay, Lord Roberts having found it impossible to communicate with them from Pretoria. Several of their relatives hare. In consequence, through either the Britun or Ue united bUtes Consul at Lorenzo Marques, obtained news of the 000 prisoners who are at Nooltgodacht, - of whom 420 belong to the Imperial Yeomanry, 120 comprising tho Duke of Cambridge's Own. As the Boer Commission at Nooitgcdacht will not deliver money addressed to Individual prisoners. Sir Jmes JMyth and Mr. Cosmo Bonsor, M.P., who have sons In the corps, have cabled sums of money for the use of the regiment as a whole. Sir James Blyth on Friday afternoon, by the courtbsy of tbe United States Ambassador, sent, In bis name, the following telegram to the United States Consul at Lorenzo Marques Please advise by any practicable mathod Colonel hnnt, British prisoner. NooiUredaebt. that Bir James Birth has seat 1.000 to his order to snpplv wants of himself and fellow prisoners to Bank of Africa, Lorsnso Marqnas. A reply to this was reeeiTed on Saturday : Tbs Darted States Consul states that be has been erderad by his Government to hand all funds for prisoners to British Cunsol - OenersL Tbs latter has Uea advised and has replied that all money for prisoners is sent through the Boer commissi m at NooHgs - daebt, bat that smas for Individ sals srs not forwarded. A Consular eficer takes money f or prisoners by traia to - day. The foregoing has been confirmed in several particulars by the receipt of a further telegram In London from tbe British ConsaMJeneraL Mr. Crowe, la which It is stated that permission has not yea been obtained to distribute Individual sums, bat that money must bo lodged with the Boer Secretary for distribution generally as required. If is also stated that an official had UeXtLotcaao Mirtinra) far tada witktg, largo ...!.;.. name Guildhall the tbs in of their and Arts Lord Lord aad and If Lord for who the

Clipped from The Times02 Jul 1900, MonPage 9

The Times (London, Greater London, England)02 Jul 1900, MonPage 9
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