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The Sketch

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 

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

... 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 

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 

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

... 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 

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 

SMALL TALK OF THE WEEK

... that corporation as a ruling body. He early foresaw the possibilities of Canada, and has held many of the high academic and civil offices in the Dominion. In 1886 he was created K.C.M.G., and was raised to the peerage on the occasion of the Diamond Jubilee ...

Published: Wednesday 10 May 1899
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 9356 | Page: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16 | Tags: Illustrations  Photographs 

HORS D'ŒUVRES

... the case is altered. Germany and the United States stand ready to snatch and able to keep any hit of trade, any style of manufacture, in which our superiority wanes for an instant. France, with Russia and the United States and Germany following in the ...

Published: Wednesday 10 November 1897
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1073 | Page: 37 | 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 

THE CONFESSIONS OF A NONSENSE-POET

... to be a Bachelor of Science, yet I have had my whack of civil engineering, and all the good my four years of study and iny three years at the draughting-table did me was to prove I was no civil engineer, but merely an incipient nonsense-poet. I did my ...

Published: Wednesday 22 June 1898
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1512 | Page: 25 | Tags: Photographs