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Received July 7, 8.40 a.m. Heat Wave in Europa. London, July 6 Forty-five deaths are reported ia B'jrlia from heat, and seven in Vienna. Seven soldiers died and 200 were incapacitated while on the inarch to Trieste,
Received July 7, 9.1 a.m. A Memorial Service.
A memorial service to the late (Jolonel John Hay was heid in Sb. Paul's. TX umbere of the aristocracy and populace and many Americans were present. Damages for Libel, Mr Wiiliam Moy Thomas, author of a biography of Sir John Robinson, has been awarded j>3oo damages for Henry Lucy's libellous criticism in " Punch."
The Gordon Bennet Cup. * Eighteen competitors entered for the Gordon Bennett Cup motor race at Laschamps in Prance, run over a 342 mile course. Thery (France) was first in a Richard Brasier oar in 7 hours 3 mm 42 sec j Nozzarie (Italy) in a Fiat oar was second in 7 hours 19 mins 9 seos; C&gno (Italy) in a Fiat car was third in 7 hours 21 mm 22 sees. The English competitors finished Bthand96h. The Transvaal. Capetown, July 6 At a Boer Cengress General Smuts deprecated the attempts to continue the strife, and urged moderation. General Louis Botha practically repudiated the war debt and recommended the postponment of the decision regarding working under the constitution until the Boers saw the effect of the registration of voters and the division of constituencies.
Fourth of July Celebrations. New York, July 6
Two thousand four hundred and thirty one casualties, including 568 deaths took place at the 4th of July celebrations in America.
A Fatal Tornado. A. tornado in Texas killed 24. New York Cotton Market. New York cotton for July dosed a^ 10.45 cents per pound.
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THE LATEST. HOME AND FOREIGN, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6615, 7 July 1905
THE LATEST. HOME AND FOREIGN Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6615, 7 July 1905
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