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A DIFFERENCE OF OPINION. (PKB PBESB iBSOOlATIOW.) MiLßousmi, Jtnnary 18. I Yesterday at the luncheon given m < . the Exhibition building by Sir Jas, r Mcßaio, President, Mr MciCpppin,) j 'Commissioner for the United. .Sttte'ti . said America was striving to preserve; I the autonomy of Samoa, but the Aus , tralian Colonies remained silent. He thought it would be a most, deplorable; thing if the independence of Samoa : were sacrificed to the give and take! | policy of an European statesman; Mr] „ iVicCoppin's remarks were . warmly ap- j , plauded, and Herr Wermuth, German] , Commissioner, became irritated and i left the room. He contends it was a breach of etiquette to raise a question i 1 of foreign policy at the International | Exhibition.

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THE SAMOAN QUESTION., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2041, 19 January 1889

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THE SAMOAN QUESTION. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2041, 19 January 1889

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