Sydney, July 4. Arrived—S.S. Lubeck from Samoa. She brings news that m consequence of delay m appointing judicial officials several agitators are sowing seeds of dissatisfaction, which are spreading among the Natives, who are now divided into three parties, viz., Maliefcoas, Mataafas, aud Tamaseses. The religious body are attempting to persuade Mataafa that his right to the Kingship was not properly considered, and that the recognition of Malietoa as king was a slight to Mataafa, after the splendid services he had rendered iv securing the independence of Samoa. It is considered m Samoa that the speedy appointment of officials is necessary m order to counteract the reports circulated by agitators.
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SAMOAN NEWS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2459, 5 July 1890
SAMOAN NEWS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2459, 5 July 1890
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