Manawatu Times, Volume XXVII, Issue 7859, 7 November 1903, Page 3
Obituary.—Vincent Dowling, the well-known grazier and sheep-breeder, of New South Wales
An appeal has been signed by the Duke of Sutherland and Mr Chamberlain, asking for subscriptions in aid of the Tariff Reform League. Twenty persons have already subscribed £1,000 each. Other subscriptions range from
At the Bradford Catholic Church, Victoria, a scene of vandalism occurred. Images and pictures were destroyed] and the altar cloths and priests' vestments torn and covered with filth. About 3£ millions of the Victorian loan has been converted on the terms offered to bondholders. It is expected the balance will be offered to public subscription immediately, with the option of taking 3£ per cent at 92 5-8, or Treasury bonds at 98J. Experiments carried out by the Defence authorities at Portsmouth included the explosion of ten thousand pounds of guncotton in Stoke Bay, Many tons of fish were killed, and the shock was felt throughout the Isle of Wight.
A French fisher girl at Ushant swam in her clothes to a boat containing six shipwrecked sailors, who were in a perilous position, and steered them into safety.