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   Cape And Natal News (Newspaper) - May 17, 1879, London, Middlesex                                ESTABLISHED 1858 THE NATAL A SUMMARY OF INTELLIGENCE PROM atttr FOR HOME PUBLISHED WEEKLY ON THE ARRIVAL OF THE REGISTERED TRANSMISSION MAY per Including L Single The Donald Currie and Royal Mail steamship Dunrolin Captain from Cape Town April arrived in Plymouth Sound at five oclock on to land mails and Among thelatter was RearAdmiral late in command as Commodore of the Fleet at the Cape of Good Hope and the West Codst of Admiral in answer to questions put to said he was in command in Novemberwhen the complications arose at the and lie at once landed as large a body of men from his the as be These were under the orders pf the commander of the and he did not proceed to the His were with Colonel Pearson at Ekowe Turning to the present state of the gallant ejEBcer saiclthis must either be a short or long If a xfecisive blow were to be struck this season it must be done as by the end of May or beginning of June the favourable period for offensive owing to the burning of the grass and consequent deficiency of supplies and difficulties of would be On the the admiral was inclined to believe that the war would be a long but of the ultimate triumph of British arms he had no He witnessed the dis embarkation of the troops sent out from and pbserve4 that the whole thing was accomplished with con siderable ability and especially when the difficulties in the way were taken Thechief atten tion had to be paid to the to get which on shore each had to be As for a sea voyage or in getting into the surly some would have broken and considerable damage The march of the especially the would necessarily be owing to the difficulties of the On being informed that tlieilatest advices asserted that there was very great fear of Natal being the expressed his entire dis sension from such a Of he after the disaster at the people of Natal feared a but having failed to follow up his there need a The although they covered a great deal of could only in their raids ajbput four days which would not be sufficient to admit of their marching on Of could he get into pur the King would have sufficient at his command to feed his army but he entirely discredited any likelihood of such a step being Admiral Sullivan also casually observed despite adverse the policy of Sir Bartle Frere was that which was approved by the majority of the people of South Referring to Admiral Sullivans return to the and Mail says he has gained the hearty friend ship all with he has come in contact since his ai rival themThis departure to a more extensive field of usefulness will occasion The late head of laid colony under great dees during the present and the late were presented rate claims in tWs respect are The colpnists Gppd as well as will watch his further career with interest judging by what they know of will rest satisfied that the rights of his Queen and country suffer in his The Cape Times says From a telegram received from our special dated last we learn that there were no Zulus between Fort Pearson and the camp at This would seem toconfirm the intelligence of the withdrawal of the Zulu army from the South for the purpose of attacking the Transvaal in the The policy of Sir Bartle Frere continues to excite great interest at The following resolutions were passed at a meeting under the presidency of the Maydr That this meeting desires to give expression to its entire confidence inHer Majestys High Sir Bartle to its intense admiration of his Excellencys native and tenders byim its sympathy in the trying cir cumstances in which he is That this meeting regrets to observe the reflections upon the policy of Etigh conveyed5 iii the lateEuVd and hereby records its convictionthat retirement of Sir Bartle Frere at the present juaetuipe of affairs would be a the extent of which it would be impossible to Tnat tnis meeting hereby expresses its deep gratitude to the xHome Government for the prompt despatch of troops to Natalat a time of imminent danger to that settlemehtj andrccori5 sequent complication in neighbouring Similar resolutions were passed at a meeting held at Bishop Jones was welcomed back by the parishioners of Olaremont on Saturday presented with a silver In replying to the welcome thebishop justified the war with which he was The Cape Times says the rebel Basuto is closely invested in his The investment is so a correspondent that a dbg could escape from it Cannon is being brought to bear oil the for the purpose of knocking down the At the present time Moirosis loss isestimated at 100 and J LATEST PREPARATIONS FOR THE SURRENDER OF COLONIAL ADMIRAL SULLIVAN ON THE BY BRAZILIAN OOJIPANXs FUNCHAL May 7 The Union Companys with dating from Cape the 23th Hilt this She brings the following April escape is and he now Colonel Making his1 way from the ZWobane fight   

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