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THE Chinese guns were still giving considerable trouble ,and the Royal Artillery had taken up a second position near the granaries (north of its first position), from which, as the and occupied a third position still further north.
In the meantime the Japanese cavalry, with a dash that could not be equaled, also charged the enemy, now retreating towards Pei-tsang village, and with great gallantry succeeded in capturing eight guns. The Chinese had, however, withdrawn nearly all the artillery from their central position.
The photograph shows a captured Chinese gun being taken away from its position by Japanese cavalry.
When once the retreat began, it was rapid, success after success being by the victorious army. One position after another fell, and the main body of the enemy was retreating even from Pei-tsang itself, but left sufficient men to cover the retreat. Their heavy artillery ceased to