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SAMOAN AFFAIKS

(per press association.) c AupjcLANP, March 4. \ News from Samoa to 23rd February ( shows that war operations have been t suspended by mutual agreement pending tbe arrival of definite iubtruotjona frjrn t Germany/ M»tuafa's oamp has been 1 several times visited by the German Conbul. He advised Mataafa to dls- * arm, but the latter deolined. The c Consul agreed to sevrral proposals of Mat&afa'a for ending the war. No a final agnement has been come to. c Ihe German warshtpa have peastd Inter- fl oeptlng Native boate, and Mataafa haa .r. promised to prevent ralde on the German fl plantations by the Natives. On Sunday c the 10th, a gale blowiog from the NB, C the schooner Mitufa waa driven on a p reef and beojme a total wreck. A renewal ?f the gale on the 14th with greater k severity caused the wreck of the American g arlgontlne Constitution, She was totally srrooked. She had had a narrow escape of JrlfUng on the reef during Sunday's gale, 1 jutall the warahipa weritto the roaoue, The d ichoonor Tamaseae drifted ashore. She si y«b uninsured. Tho German war ship E FCbor, which arrived on the 14th from a dragged her anohor und drifted c: langerously noar the reef, but asslited by h ho QJga Bteimod bat of ckpger, t ft

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SAMOAN AFFAIKS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2078, 4 March 1889

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SAMOAN AFFAIKS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2078, 4 March 1889

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