THE SAMPAN QUESTION
(PBH PHKBB ASSOCIATION.) Washington, January 11. The United States Government is sending another warship to Samoa. Berlin, January 8. The German Press assert that the Congress book recently received at ' Washington admits that the American * interests m Samoa do not justify any } dispute between the United States and the Powers m regaid to that country. Washington, January l& Mr Sevell, the American Consul at Samoa, who has been examined at a secret sitting of the Foreign Relations Committee of the House of Representatives, stated that if it was not intended to yield to Germany the control of the , group, the Great Powers must take immediate and decided action. He ■ considered that the present division of i the native inhabitants was entirely due to German oppression, and further that ' it was important that the neutrality of ' the group should be secured. ( Berlin J »nmry 12. The German Press assert that steps ' are being taken to restore order m Samoa. Auckland, January 12. H.M.B. Otlliopo baa been ordered to Samoa to join the Royalist In watching British Interests daring the present trouble there, ani *ha left fo* Apia ♦oday.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2036, 14 January 1889
THE SAMPAN QUESTION Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2036, 14 January 1889
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