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THE SAMOAN QUESTION

[PBR FBXSB ASSOCIATION.] London, February 17. A telegram from. San Francisco •tates that Mr J. C. Klein, American newspaper correspondent, who has been concerned m the recent battle at Samoa, has arrived here. He states that the German authorities attempted to arrest him, but he sought refuge on the American warship Neipsic. The captain of the German war vessel demanded his surrender, but the captain of the Neipsic refused to comply with the request, and shipped Mr Klein off to San Francisco. The fire at the Consulate m Samoa was checked by the American and English, cnassisied by the Germans, who thought they were going to be attacked, and clutched their rifles. February 18. The " Times," m commenting on the White Book just issued by Germany, tays it shows Bismarck's constant aim was to restrain the excessive zeal of his agents m the Pacific

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THE SAMOAN QUESTION, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2067, 19 February 1889

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THE SAMOAN QUESTION Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2067, 19 February 1889

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