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SMALL TALK OF THE WEEK: The Queen's Visit to Ireland; The Tact of Our Sovereign; Her Majesty's Reception in ..

... the country for the Continent, it may be stated, on high authority, that there is no precedent for the Sovereign leaving the United Kingdom during time of war, except to take the field or as the guest of an ally, as was the case when Her Majesty and Prince ...

Published: Wednesday 21 March 1900
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 7732 | Page: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 | Tags: Photographs 

THE WING: SQUADRON REUNIONS: OFFICERS AND MEN

... experiment; but the idea of including N.C.O.s and men in an annual reunion of naval or military units is one to be commended and followed. Talki Over There are some units, ships, regiments, bat- Old nines talions, or squadrons which would only re assemble willingly ...

THE CLUBMAN

... possible the most loquacious native members of the Civil Service to be Lieutenant-Governors of the Provinces. The third act would be to pass a resolution that no Bengalis were to qualify for the Civil Service until the pre sent qualified over plus were ...

CINEMA CAMEOS. By C. A. LEJEUNE

... sets about organising his resources. Civil construction engineers dig pits and slit trenches Air-raid drills are made com- pulsory. A special J apanes envoy, on his way to Washing ton, is welcomed with a sceptics civility. But the defence plans continue. ...

THE LITERARY LOUNGER

... THE LITERARY LOUNGER. By L. P. HARTLEY. THE American Civil War has proved a popular subject for fiction on both sides of the Atlantic. Like most wars before the Great War, it was, or could without undue stretch of imagination, be thought to be romantic ...

Published: Wednesday 23 March 1938
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 2228 | Page: 44, 46 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

THE CRITIC ON THE HEARTH

... life smoothed for him by school,, university, and the rest he would doubtless have gone to the Bar or passed into the higher Civil Service, and would have ended the usual brilliant career in knighted and pensioned ease. On the other hand, Mr. Raymond continues ...

SMALL TALK OF THE WEEK

... to those of her visitors who are Americans by birth, and ever since the Prince ot Wales's historical tour in Canada and the United States the British Court has been on more or less intimate epistolary terms with the White House. Princess Aribert was most ...

Published: Wednesday 18 July 1900
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 8603 | Page: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 | Tags: Illustrations  Photographs 

WORLD'S WHISPERS

... after examining one message that danced too gaily at the masthead. The Civil Lord. £n°t!?er Admiralty birthday occurs to morrow, but it is that of a Civil Lord and of being a Civil Lord no one has ever accused Lord Charles Beresford. Lord Brassey, instead ...

THE LITERARY·LOUNGER: L'ART DE DEVENIR AVIATEUR: A BRITISH OFFICER LEARNS TO FLY IN FRANCE

... The Brevet Civil and the Brevet Militaire. Rejecting the school at Buc, nearYersailles, lest the prox imity of the Bou 1 e va r d s should prove a fatal attrac tion, Captain Mellor chose the school at Etampes for taking his brevet civil. The brevet militaire ...

SMALL TALK of the WEEK

... to the Treasury, is thirty-five, and that is the age also of Mr. Lee, the brilliant military critic, who has been appointed Civil Lord of the Admiralty. Other young members of the Government are Earl Percy and Lord Balcarres. They are only thirty- two. ...

Published: Wednesday 21 October 1903
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 4565 | Page: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 | Tags: Illustrations  Photographs 

THE HEATH OF PRESIDENT McKINLEY

... of the United States as an Imperial Power. In spite of great opposition, Mr. McKinley successfully imposed the former upon the Republic, and, whether it be owing to this policy or not, there is no doubt that during his tenure of office the United States ...

Published: Wednesday 18 September 1901
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1763 | Page: 2, 3 | Tags: Photographs 

THE CULBMAN: GUN-RUNNING: IF WAR CAME IN MEXICO: ROOSEVELT'S ROUGH RIDERS: COACHING: GRATZ AGAIN; Gun-Running

... CAME IN MEXICO: ROOSEVELT'S ROUGH RIDERS: COACHING: GRATZ AGAIN. Gun-Running. The palmy days of gun-running were those of the Civil War in America, when the South was short of arms, and a couple of successful runs almost paid for the prime cost of a steamer ...