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THE SAMOAN QUESTION.

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Berlin. February 9« Prince Bismarclc proposes that a Conference of Powers possessing iQterestsJn Samoa should be held on the basis of establishing tho independence of the group, vtith equality of rights by the treaty Powers. Mr T. F. Bayard, Secretary of States, U.B , urges that a truce be proclaimed m the group ponding a decision being arrived at by the Conference. Washington. February 9. President Cleveland has submitted to Congress Prince Bismarck's proposals for another Conference with reference to Samoan affairs. Mr Sewell, the American Consul at Samoa, who is at present here, declines to resign, He accuses Mr Bayard, Secretary of State, of promoting the interests£of England and Germany, and he declares that Admiral Kimberley, who was recontly ordered to the group, has received orders which preclude his usefui- - ness.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2060, 11 February 1889

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THE SAMOAN QUESTION. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2060, 11 February 1889

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