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CHICAGO-BOSTON AUTO RUN.

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CHICAGO-BOSTON AUTO RUN.

The New York Times
April 26, 1914


First Car to Start June 29 at 2 o'Clock and Finish July 2 at Noon.

CHICAGO, April 25.—The first automobile to get away in the Chicago Automobile Club's non-motor stop reliability tour to Boston will leave Chicago at 2 o'clock in the afternoon of June 29, and is scheduled to reach Boston at 12 o'clock noon July 2, according to plans announced to-day by the contest board of the club.

A schedule of twenty miles an hour will be maintained during the day and eighteen miles an hour at night.  Drivers and observers will be changed every 200 miles, and any lateness at 200-mile points will result in a penalty for the offending driver.  Entries for the tour will close May 23.

Cities on the route are South Bend, Ind.; Toledo, Cleveland, Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Albany, New Haven, Springfield, and Boston.  The distance to be covered is 1,277 miles.



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