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THE GKEAT FIRE AT APIA, SAMOA

From a copy of the "Samoa Times " o the 12tb mat, the "Auckland Herald 1 gleans some additional details of the d« atractlvo fire at Apia, on Jinnary 9 Seven large bulldlo-iB, onmprlslng th ■■German Consulate, Rosenberg's etora anc btrchery, the Central Hot^l, Ah Sub'i general atnro, Dr Knappe'a re-iidenoe, anc GrevesmuhA'a storeu v?er9 destroyed, whll< e!s;hfc other nousos. including the g*ol f»nc court-house, were palled down to preven the fire from spreading. The damage, ai nearly as can be estimated, will not ht under 100,000 dollara, or aboot £20,000 dome of the properties destroyed an believed to be insured, but for amonnti farbalowthe loss sontalned. The English, American, and German men-of-wara men did splendid servloo In ;■ savlne property and snbdaing the flames, and were well assisted by the townspeople.

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THE GKEAT FIRE AT APIA, SAMOA, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2050, 30 January 1889

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THE GKEAT FIRE AT APIA, SAMOA Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2050, 30 January 1889

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