Brooklyn, N.Y: A fire in the hold of the steamer Burgomeister Hackman, loaded with benzene, has been burning for two days and a serious explosion is feared at any moment. Amiens, France: The Grand Prix automobile race this year is one continuous thrill as the Picardie course, over which it is run, is notorious for dangerous turns and curves. San Francisco, Cal: Gov. Ernest Lister, of Washington, and the Washington Exposition Commission board a tug to obtain a view from the waterfront of the site selected for the Washington Building at the Panama-Pacific Exposition. West Point, N.Y: The Cadet Corps assists a delegation of distinguished Polish-Americans to unveil a bronze life-size statue of General Thaddeus Kosciusko, Polish hero of the American Revolution. New Haven, Conn: Twenty-three persons are killed and as many seriously injured when the White Mountain Express of the New Haven Railroad crashes into the wooden Pullmans of the Bar Harbor Express, crowded with returning vacationists...
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