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The Recent Race of Auto-Mobile Carriages in France

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LAST month a most interesting race of auto-mobile carriages took place in France. The course taken was from Versailles to Bordeaux, and then back to Paris. June 11 was fixed for the day of starting, and forty-six carriages were to have taken part in the race, but only twenty-eight arrived in time, twenty-two of these taking active part, and nine performing the journey within a hundred hours; eight of the latter were worked by petroleum or “gazoline,” and one by steam.

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