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FOOTBALL: RUGBY

... the League were reduced to four, Sheffield United, Notts County, Burslein Port Yale and New Brighton Tower. Burslem is the only club that has gained t lie maximum number of points. The Champions, Sheffield United, still show their predilection for drawn ...

SMALL TALK OF THE WEEK

... daughter of Sir James Clolland Burns, late of Glenlee, Hamilton. By the time this appears, Mr. Choate, the new Ambassador for the United States to the Court of St. James s, will have landed, for he left New York early last week. He may expect a hearty welcome ...

Published: Wednesday 01 March 1899
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 10982 | Page: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 | Tags: Illustrations  Photographs 

FOOTBALL

... beat Lincoln City by five goals to one, and Port Vale beat Burton Wanderers by a goal to nil. Leicester Fosse and Newcastle United drew. The two Southern League fixtures resulted as expected. Southampton St. Mary's are playing a grand game, and their meeting ...

SMALL TALK

... exceeding any that your County Court judges possess. He is the Judge Ordinary of the bounds. He has both a civil and a criminal jurisdiction. In civil cases his powers are almost the same as the Supreme Court. He can try cases in his Ordinary Court up to ...

Published: Wednesday 25 October 1893
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 3878 | Page: 12, 13, 14 | Tags: Photographs 

HORS D'ŒUVRES

... sanitation seem to have been at Santiago, the expedition was a great advance 011 the early days of the Civil War. Possibly the mere fact of a Civil War was responsible for the disorganisation and helplessness shown in 1861 now there is no disunion, and ...

Published: Wednesday 17 August 1898
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 862 | Page: 37 | Tags: Photographs 

SMALL TALK OF THE WEEK

... this year it amounted to more than a million men. This number, of course, includes Volun teers, Militia, and Yeomanry in the United Kingdom, and various colonial Militia bodies. Few people know what a large force is main tained in India. Thus, besides the ...

Published: Wednesday 31 August 1898
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 7609 | Page: 7, 8, 9, 10, 13, 14, 15 | Tags: hats  Illustrations  Photographs 

SMALL TALK

... Richard Oobden [it continues] once said that not one in ten of the fellows of Oxford University, if they had a map of the United States before them, could tell where Chicago was, or come within a thousand miles of it, although 25 per cent, of the inhabitants ...

Published: Wednesday 22 January 1896
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 6753 | Page: 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 | Tags: Illustrations  Photographs 

SMALL TALK OF THE WEEK

... Mr. Terry. THE CIVIL SERVICE VOLUNTEERS IN I860. From an Old Print. A CHINESE DRAGON THAT KEEPS OFF EVIL SPIRITS. Photo by Mrs. Smith, Marysville, California. A TWELVE- YEAR-OLD 1'ROT£G6 OF MELBA'S. Photo by Talma, Melbourne. THE CIVIL SERVICE VOLUNTEERS ...

Published: Wednesday 05 July 1899
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 9040 | Page: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 | Tags: Illustrations  Photographs 

Modern Naval Warfare

... on the occasion of the bom bardment of Kinbum in iSiv He then goes on to the numerous interesting epi sodes of the Civil War in the United States, to which he devotes more than half his first volume. These are very well summarised. Lissa next demands treatment ...

Published: Saturday 04 January 1896
Newspaper: The Graphic
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 792 | Page: 20 | Tags: Photographs 

THE NURSES OF HER MAJESTY'S ''TOMMIES.: WHAT THE QUEEN SAW AT NETLEY

... soldiers and of her own womankind. To the beautiful simplicity of the regulation garb of the civil nurse grey costume, white apron, cuffs, and collar it unites the piquancy of a small scarlet cape barely covering the shoulders. That small red item dis ...

Published: Wednesday 07 December 1898
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1218 | Page: 29 | Tags: Photographs 

SMALL TALK OF THE WEEK

... is not under the complete control of the police. At present certain of llin onrwl nonnlo nf I I t Lambeth are uniting, or trying to unite, for the purpose of clearing off some of the ruffians who infest their less-frequented streets and do not hesitate ...

Published: Wednesday 10 August 1898
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 9296 | Page: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 | Tags: Photographs 

The American Presidential Election: THE MAIN ISSUE AND THE CANDIDATES

... the one great issue that has been sprung suddenly on the electorate. This is, of course, Free Silver, which means that the United States Mint shall be thrown open to the free and unlimited coinage of silver dollars to be issued to the public, and to he ...

Published: Saturday 31 October 1896
Newspaper: The Graphic
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1814 | Page: 11 | Tags: Photographs