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The Gordon Bennett Motor Race 1903 - Leinster Leader May 1903

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Leinster Leader, Saturday 2 May 1903 – Page 4.
(Advertisement on Page 4)

The ‘Gordon Bennett’ Race July 1903
Prepare for the above event by investing in a reliable “bike,” I am Agent for the following Coventry and Birmingham Cycle Manufacturers viz:-
“New Hudson”
etc., etc.,
and will supply any of the above machines at rock-botton Prices.
Catalogues and all information Free.
D. Boyle,
Post Office
Broadford, Co. Kildare.

District Doings,

In Naas And North Kildare.

Messrs. Edge, Jarrott and Stocks, the English representatives in the forthcoming motor race, will from June 7th be located at Castle Rheban, Athy, where they have taken the residence of Mr. H. Large.
They will bring with them their three racing and also three touring motors. Mr. Stocks will drive a “Star”and Messrs. Edgeand Jarrott “Napier” machines.
Mr. Mecredy is having a grand stand erected at the Moat of Ardscull where he has also taken a camping out field.
At a meeting on Monday of the directors of the company which has purchased Kavanagh’s Hotel, Athy, tenders were considered for overhauling and reconstructing the interior of the building, carrying out sanitary improvements etc. That of Mr. D.Carbery, Athy, for £1,000 odd, was accepted.