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The Great Round World and What Is Going On In It, Vol. 1, No. 56, December 2, 1897 - A Weekly Magazine for Boys and Girls by Various
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[Illustration: THE GREAT ROUND

VOL. 1 DECEMBER 2, 1897. NO. 56

=Copyright, 1897, by THE GREAT ROUND WORLD Publishing Company.=

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The recent despatches from India tell us that the soldiers who are
fighting on the frontier have performed another gallant deed.

The heroes, this time, belonged to the Northamptonshire regiment.

It was necessary for the British to find out if the enemy was encamped
anywhere in the neighborhood, so a portion of the troops left the
British camp and marched to the summit of a mountain called Saran Sar.

There were no signs of the Afridis as they marched along, and the top of
the hill was reached with little difficulty.

There they found the remains of a hastily vacated camp, and from the
various signs that were around became convinced that the enemy was on
the mountain with them.

Fearing an ambush, the British commander ordered his men to retreat, and
the manoeuvre had hardly been put in effect before the tribesmen

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