NEWS PROM SAMOA
(PIB FBBSS ASSOCIATION.) Auckland, July 23, News from Samoa, dated Jaly 16 th, 1b to the iff;ot that matters political are quiet The food supply la getting eoarov, and though actual eUrvttloa is not likely, It Is feared that considerable loss will result if the natives have to eat coooanuts Intended for export. A large quantity of provisions from the United States stcra ship has been handed to the Roman ' Oaihollo Mission, by Admiral Kimberly, for distribution amoagst the natives. Preients hva be.n received from the] United States Government for Mataafa and the natives who assisted to save life m the Sampan hurricane. They comprise gold and ftllver wntobe", telesoops", marine < glasses, barometer, boat oompasans eto«, of the value of 1032d01, and also 3960dul of United Stateß gold. Private letters from Samoa state th«t Sir J B. Tharatoa has Inve«t!g4ted the obargei preferred by the German unthorlt'ei against Colonel Caetlogan, the British Consul, of afgn»l lrg to Ma'fafa lby means of lights on the night of their ill'fated f zpedltloD, and thua leading the Qarmtna laio an ambush. Tha High Oommlias'onor fi da th»t there is no justification for snoh aoouaatlons.
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