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THE PERSIAN SHAH

... THE PERSIAN SHAH. The Shah of Persia received an address at the Guildhall to-day, and was afterwards enijertained to luncheon. ...

Published: Wednesday 05 November 1919
Newspaper: Cornishman
County: Cornwall, England
Type: Article | Words: 20 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

LOCAL NOTES & NEWS

... appeal. There imany citizens competent in business successful in business who would hay* Mr Adams' job for the revenue of a Persian Shah. But it is work that must b done, and this fine cause is fortunate in having one who not only does not mind but seem* ...

Published: Tuesday 24 May 1927
Newspaper: Western Daily Press
County: Bristol, England
Type: Article | Words: 2233 | Page: 7 | Tags: none

DEATH OWENS

... the only game sanctioned by priesthoods of all beliefs. The principal piece in the game derives its name, king, from the Persian Shah. or ruler. Many men whose names have gone down to posterity, such as Charlemagne. Tamerlane, Frederick the Great. Charles ...

Published: Saturday 03 November 1906
Newspaper: Exmouth Journal
County: Devon, England
Type: Article | Words: 496 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

LYNMOUTH LIFEBOATMEN

... Moore (Irish Sweep); 5, Mrs. J Sedgebeer (Spanish Dancer); 6, Miss r. Slee (Italian Gipsy). Gentlemen—l, Mr. A Richards (Persian Shah); 2, Mr. C. Richards (Jacobs Lmament); 3, Mr. H. Richards (Old Srs Conn \ E Sedgebeer (Buy Husf s Coal) Best representation ...

Published: Thursday 07 January 1932
Newspaper: North Devon Journal
County: Devon, England
Type: Article | Words: 1023 | Page: 5 | Tags: none

THE MOST NUTMTIOUS. EPPS'S

... sum of nearly live thousand jx.utids in order to give them • fitting reception. We have seen an Egyptian Khedive and a Persian Shah in our capital before, the former being the grandfather and the latter the father of the present ruler and no pains were ...

OUR LONDON LETTER. WESTMINSTER, FBI DAY NIGHT. Naval Sensation. No such sensation has been aroused in Service ..

... of » plot' in Kabul really explains the sudden denouement. is not the smallest doubt that the Russian Soviet and the Persian Shah are und°r a mutual pact that is distinctly hostile to Afghani tan and Britain. King Anymullah does abandon his proposed ...

Published: Saturday 17 March 1928
Newspaper: Exeter and Plymouth Gazette
County: Devon, England
Type: Article | Words: 1228 | Page: 8 | Tags: none

SOUTH DEVON DISTRICT NEWS

... 19s 2d. Some charming and original fancy dress ensembles were present as follows: Mrs. Sneap, Geisha Girl; Mr. J. Gould, Persian Shah, Mrs. J. Gould, Siamese Lady; Mrs. P. Hale, Spanish Senorita; Miss J. Bunclark, Victory; Miss M. H. Hurren, Red Cross Nurse; ...

Published: Friday 14 September 1945
Newspaper: Western Times
County: Devon, England
Type: Article | Words: 4978 | Page: 6 | Tags: none

DZA7I!S

... and an explanation of some obscure points of etymology. He pointed out that the word checkmate was originally in Persian shah mats — The King is dead. The Indian game had been a representation of a battlefield, but in Europe it became rather ...

Published: Wednesday 01 May 1907
Newspaper: Cheltenham Examiner
County: Gloucestershire, England
Type: Article | Words: 7267 | Page: 5, 6 | Tags: none

SOUTH DEVON DISTRICT NEWS

... 19s 2d. Some charming and original fancy dress ensembles were present as follows: Mrs. Sneap. Geisha Girl; Mr. J. Gould, Persian Shah; Mrs. J. Gould, Siamese Lady; Mrs. P. Hale, Spanish Senorita; Miss J. Bunclark, Victory; Miss M. H. Hurren, Red Cross Nurse; ...

Published: Friday 14 September 1945
Newspaper: Exeter and Plymouth Gazette
County: Devon, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 5080 | Page: 6 | Tags: none

BM*.MARIXO

... 000 years ag i. and introduced into Kurope, as everything liointed, fnuii Persia, the word chess being derived from the Persian Shah. In respect to the problem now played, said that man was represented as having. Faust-like, sold his soul Satan, who tantalises ...

THE PEACOCK THRON

... THE PEACOCK THRON The famous 0 M Persian shahs, winch is^ for sale, is covered 30,000 precious stones. throne estimated pounds. ...

ORIGINS- Chess

... Eschecs and cur -Checks. from which we set chess. The derivation of the word Checkmate 1S thought to come from the Persian Shah-mat, which signifies The king is dead. T.J. ...

Published: Friday 26 October 1945
Newspaper: Western Daily Press
County: Bristol, England
Type: Article | Words: 193 | Page: 2 | Tags: none