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RUMOURED FIGHT BETWEEN GERMANS AND SAMOANS.

Avoklaxd, January 31 Jnifc before the Wainui left Apia, It was rumonred that • party of Germans, who had landed from a warship, had been attached by the natives and fifty Germans killed. Mataafa hai about 6000 men m constant drill, and hat hemmed m Tamasese, on Mnllun Point. The forces of the latter are thinned by dasertions, and do pot exceed nine hundred. A sailor from the Walnul, named Millar, who went ashore, narrowly escaped belngjhot when the Germans were firing on the natives.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2051, 31 January 1889

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RUMOURED FIGHT BETWEEN GERMANS AND SAMOANS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2051, 31 January 1889

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