THE SAMOAN QUESTION
ALLEGED FIGHT BETWEEN THE GERMANS AND AMERICANS. AN AMERICAN WAR SHIP BLOWN UP. AN EXTRAORDINARY STORY. [by bl^otbio telegraph— coptbioht.] (per frrss association.) (Received Miroh 9, 12.47 p.m ) Berlin, M*roh 8 The " Schesische Zeitung," a paper published at Breslau, staes tbat the German warship Olga bombarded Mataafa's camps. An American warship protested against the action taken by the Germans, but m vaio, and ultimately firad at the Olga. The Olga replied by launching torpedoes against the American, which was blown up and 1 all hands killed. [It soema Incredible that the atatement pnbllabedby the German newspaper mentioned above oan be true. Were It so the news would have prevrlonsly been supplied from other sonroes — Ed.]
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2083, 9 March 1889
THE SAMOAN QUESTION Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2083, 9 March 1889
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