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It is asserted by the last Samoa ‘ Times ’ to hand that tho German Consul at Apia procured the signatures of two chiefs to a document stating that Mataafa commenced the engagement with tho German troops in December last, and that those very chiefs positively assert that they were not near the scene, and so could not say who began it, and that they were informed that the paper was simply an agreement to disarm in certain eventualities. If the charge be true, tho individual who engineered such a mean little game to deceive tho German Emperor and Chancellor will probably find himself “ hoist with hip own petard ” when those dignitaries shall find out the truth.

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 1, Issue 7957, 12 July 1889, Supplement

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 Issue 7957, 12 July 1889, Supplement

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