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THE LATEST. HOME AND FOREIGN

United Press Associntion—By Electric Telegraph—Copyright.

Ecoeived July 17, 9.6 a.m Motor Boat Ituee.

Tarts, July 10 There wore eighteen competitors in the motor boat race from Boulogne to Folkestone and back, a distance ot 51 mites. La Rapiero finished first in H honvs 50 mins. The Napier II finished three minutes earlier, but was disqualified on a technicality. Another Dash for the Hortk Pole. New York, July ]6 Commander Peary, the Arctic explorer, informed President Roosevelt, on leaving ■New York, that he contemplated forcing his vessel through tho Smith Sound route to a base 500 miles from the Pole, and thence make a sledge dash across the Polar pack in February. Wireless telegraphic communication will be maintained by relay Btations in Greenland. The " Cinsralse " Case. London, July 16 George Edwarde's appeal in the "Cinga\m" case 1 has been settled by the payment of £2000 and the withdrawal of the imputations. French Hospitality to British Squadron. A series of entertainments have taken place at Brest and Paris in honour of the officers of the British squadron. There was brilliant weather and both fleets were illuminated on Saturday evening, whon a fjreat reception was held at the hotel De Ville, Paris.

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THE LATEST. HOME AND FOREIGN, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6623, 17 July 1905

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THE LATEST. HOME AND FOREIGN Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6623, 17 July 1905

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