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Title: Samoa ‘uma, where life is different
Year: 1902 (1900s)
Authors: Churchill, Llewella Pierce, Mrs. [from old catalog]
Publisher: New York, Forest and Stream publishing company
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: The Library of Congress
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The Tale of Lauli/s Hunt 236 XXI. The Great Vaiala Steeplechase 246 XXII. The Sliding Rock of Papaseea 258 XXIII. Some South Sea Koodoos 272 XXIV. Papalanci Life 284 ILLUSTRATIONS, FACING PAGE PoBTRAiT OF THE AuTHOR Frontispiecc. His Pronunciamento—the Orator 12 The Land-Locked Waters of Pago-Pago 20 Samoan Child 28 Baked Pig Becomes a Triumph 36 The Village Taupou and her Attendants 44 A Taupou and her Tuinga 52 Manaia with Heading-Knife 56 Everything that Makes the Kava 60 The Taupous Duty is to Prepare the Kava 68 The Siva is Danced Sitting 76 The Brush is a Pandanus Nutlet 80 Painted Siapos, Far the More Striking. 84 Apia, the Little Town Strung Along the Beach 92 Village Boats with Many Oars 140 Samoan House 172 • Every Man is Tattooed 188 Ailolo, a Lualii Belle 196 They Live Amidst a Wealth of Vegetation 212 – ILLUSTRATIONS. Home and Store of a Petty Trader 228 Tonga and Laulu 236 A Solomon Island Black Boy 260 Wharf of the German Firm, Apia 268 Oceanic Hotel^ Pago-Pago 284
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His Pionunciamento the Oratt Fa^^afogafogao Samoa uinasc i tou tai atu0 lo^u fatatusa Ciivc attentionAll ye SanioansWhile I declareMy parable THE REAL SAMOA. It has been the luck of Samoa to occupy a mostinordinate position in the annals of modern times.The archipelago has been the theme of a mountainof public documents and of private impressions of theglobe trotter, and of the two it would be difficult tosay which conveys the more erroneous impression.Great nations have more than once been brought tothe edge of war over this little nation; and the actualhostilities were prevented by no less a force than thepowers of the air, which filled the Apia harbor witha marine disaster so deadly that few of the historicsea fights can show such a roll of the dead. Samoa never was worth it, never was worth theanxiety it was always causing, never was worth theprice it always exacted from every one who soughtto do some good for the petty island kingdom. Onany map of the world the space it occupies
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