Manawatu Times, Rōrahi XXVI, Putanga 7306, 2 Whiringa-ā-nuku 1901, Page 3
(Press Association.—Copyright.) Received' October 2, 9.4 a.m. Vancouver, October 1
A fire at Vancouver Island Colliery imprisoned fifteen men. Four explosions occurred, followed by a fire. Hope of rescuing the entombed men has been abandoned.