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SMALL TALK

... the country are worthy of a very substantial support. The Scottish American monument to the memory of those who fell in the Civil War is all very well in its way. All the same, we could do with something of the kind elsewhere. The last time I paid a visit ...

Published: Wednesday 13 September 1893
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 4393 | Page: 13, 14, 15 | Tags: Illustrations  Photographs 

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 

SARASATE

... his first appearance in London, at the Crystal Palace, and at the age of twenty-seven he had made the tour of Europe, the United States, and South America. He holds the Grand Cross of Isabel la Catolica of Spain, which gives him the title of Excellency ...

Published: Wednesday 21 March 1894
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1515 | Page: 21, 22 | Tags: Photographs 

SMALL TALK

... joined in half-a-dozen places like sextupled Siamese twins. Twice their trunks join and several times the upper branches are united. Strangely enough, the one has not stunted the other. What would have happened had the saplings been of different species ...

Published: Wednesday 20 March 1895
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 5430 | Page: 8, 10, 11, 13 | Tags: Illustrations  Photographs 

SMALL TALK

... marvellously correct likeness. What the papers call The Strange Nullity Suit touches on a difficult question of law and civil polity. To declare null a marriage on the lady's allegation that she thought the ceremony in church was only a betrothal, seems ...

Published: Wednesday 06 November 1895
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 5777 | Page: 7, 8, 10, 11 | Tags: Illustrations  Photographs 

AN AMERICAN BRIDE

... AN AMERICAN BRIDE. On Monday, Nov. 4, the civil marriage between Count Max de Foras and Miss Marie Delphine Meredith Read, daughter of General Meredith Read, took place. On the following day the Church of St. Philippe du Roule, Paris, was crowded with ...

Published: Wednesday 13 November 1895
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 144 | Page: 32 | Tags: Photographs 

SMALL TALK

... acute and good mail, had impressively said to me, putting in form indeed mg own observations, 1 have travelled much in I lie United States, and watched their politicians, and listened to the speeches of the candidates, and read the journals, and gone into ...

Published: Wednesday 08 January 1896
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 6624 | Page: 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 | Tags: 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

... could calculate infinitely more rapidly in his. head than could other lads with pencil and paper. When he became eminent as a civil engineer, he not infrequently embarrassed counsel in contested Railway Bills by confuting their state ments of figures before ...

Published: Wednesday 12 February 1896
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 6819 | Page: 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14 | Tags: Illustrations  Photographs 

SMALL TALK

... where he gained the knowledge of the natives which is utilised in the second act of True Blue. After that he was engaged as civil engineer and pioneer by the Imperial British East Africa Company, and in that capacity surveyed for the first telegraph-wire ...

Published: Wednesday 11 March 1896
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 7577 | Page: 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 | Tags: Illustrations  Photographs 

CITY NOTES: THE LATE COLONEL NORTH

... were surely themost unconventional assemblies of the kind ever held. His manner was so brusque that the usual amenities of civil isation were forgotten in .his presence, and, after he had bullied a meeting through the business of the day, it was frequently ...

Published: Wednesday 13 May 1896
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 2506 | Page: 44, 45 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

SMALL TALK

... Sound of Mull. Tradition, however, is not always a safe guide but in this case there is something more to go upon, for the United Service Institute have declared that the guns are of sixteenth century workmanship, and this is borne out also by the placing ...

Published: Wednesday 19 August 1896
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 6190 | Page: 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 | Tags: Illustrations  Photographs