Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.

THE SAMOAN QUESTION

A BASIS OF SETTLEMENT.

(per pbebs association.;

Beblin, May 6.

The ex-German Consul, Dr Knappe, m his published despatch attacks the American sailors and asserts that Mataafa ordered bis followers to abstain from rescuing the Germans during the disastrous storm m March.

The Samoan Conference held its second meeting on Saturday, and received the report of the sub-Committee appointed to consider the land question. It is understood the report was considered satisfactory, and another SubCommittee was appointed to consider the future form of Government of the islands. It is expected the Samoans will be asked to elect their own King, but it is anticipated the question of the foreign control of this ruler will be likely to raise considerable difficulty.

Lateb|^ The Conference is discussing the question of the kingship, with' a guarantee of order by the Government m Samoa, A Land Commission is to be appointed. It is hoped the Conference will terminate m a week.

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/AG18890507.2.11

Bibliographic details

THE SAMOAN QUESTION, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2128, 7 May 1889

Word Count
160

THE SAMOAN QUESTION Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2128, 7 May 1889

  1. New formats

    Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.

  2. Hierarchy

    These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.

  3. Search

    Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.

  4. Search

    Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.

  5. Search facets

    Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.

  6. View selection

    Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.

  7. Tools

    Print, save, zoom in and more.

  8. Explore

    If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.

  9. Need more help?

    The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.

Working