TURKEY AND THE AXIS

... action successively in suppressing the Iraq revolt, in liquidating the Vichy machinations in Syria, and in bringing the Persian Shah to account. The building up of an army in the Near East, about which probably the Turks know more than we do, may have ...

Published: Friday 31 October 1941
Newspaper: Dundee Courier
County: Angus, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 932 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

3 MORE LETTER-BOMBS “HANDED IN”

... his wife struck her across the y W^W «DpcTC vinced that the envelopes were -atdshe P ' CRUISER TO VISIT CANADA THR E OR PERSIAN SHAH ■ sent by members ol one of to collect ßaby a nd his wife in HM cruiser, Shefileld, I Persian carnets I terrorist movements ...

Published: Thursday 05 June 1947
Newspaper: Lincolnshire Echo
County: Lincolnshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 689 | Page: 1 | Tags: none

RECENT WILLS

... and the atmosphere of mellow culture of a battle that is most satisfactorily crowned with the English rendering of the Persian “shah mat (“The King is Dead—Checkmate”) these are the natural components whether played in palace or cottage. As for the fun ...

Published: Monday 16 March 1942
Newspaper: Liverpool Daily Post
County: Lancashire, England
Type: Article | Words: 1021 | Page: 2 | 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

No. 1,425 ACROSS 1 A yellow one is use for the nails (5). 4 The rascals—to bivouac amidships (6). 9

... It very marked how was differs from is (7). 16 A Jewish form of decoration? (6). 18 Type found in marine grottoes (5). Persian Shah at the end last century (5). SOLUTION to No. 1,424. —ACROSS; 1, Recapitulated; 8, Glazier; 9, Tones; 10. Night; 11. 12 ...

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

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

Chess

... century our era. There are many theories as to the origin of the name, but the word Checkmate may have derived from the Persian Shah-mat meaning the king is dead. may be that the game was known in India 3000 8.C., and that passed to Persia and came ...

Published: Friday 27 February 1942
Newspaper: Western Daily Press
County: Bristol, England
Type: Article | Words: 177 | Page: 2 | Tags: none