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ISLAND MASSACRES.

Brisbane, December 22

The stoaraer Prinz Wnldotnar brought a report from the island of Robaul tbat two German scientists and fourteen natives were murdered by cannibals on the island of New Mecklenberg, formerly New Ireland. It appears tbat Ilerr Deininger, another German, and a nurubor of native carriers were collecting speci mons of timber, and were surprised | and massacred by savages. No do- i tails are available.

A wireless report from Port Morsby states that two decapitated natives and a missing mail boy woro discovered five miles from the town murdered by recalcitrant natives living twenty miles from the capital.

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ISLAND MASSACRES., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXI, Issue 4359, 23 December 1913

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ISLAND MASSACRES. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXI, Issue 4359, 23 December 1913

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