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A BILLION MEALS FOR THE CHILDREN: Some of the More Solid Achievements of the United Nations

... the continuation at Lake Success of the adjourned regular session of the United Nations which failed to finish in Paris last December. To the man in the street the words United Nations generally conjures up images of Russian and American delegates shouting ...

Dark Was the Night

... simultaneous announcements of the sale of Kipling's old paper. The Civil and Military Gazette, to an American syndicate, which proposes to run it in the tradition of the free Press of the United States, and that one of those clever scientists has discovered ...

Some Portrait in Print: Being the lucubrations of your moft obedient fcribe, Mr. Gordon Beckles

... but by then we are at ground level. CRISIS IN CLUBLAND-- BY STRUBE (It is reported that London's foremost Services club, the United Service, is planning a big extension to provide married quarters for members) Yel London has many rewarding views from the ...

Published: Wednesday 15 June 1949
Newspaper: The Tatler
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1738 | Page: 4, 5 | Tags: Illustrations 

Standing By

... tells us) if the official aspirin ration for British industrial teams due shortly to study productivity-technique in the United States turns out to be of the dimensions expected. A M Frederick Winslow Taylor started all this no .ense in the 1890's by ...

Published: Wednesday 16 February 1949
Newspaper: The Tatler
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1076 | Page: 23 | Tags: Illustrations 

At The Picture

... Mr. Prohack (New Gallery and Tivoli). Some honestly funny lines and gags have been devised for this frivolous sketch of a Civil Servant, the domestic life of a Treasury official who comes into a fortune and can't manage it. My recollections of the Arnold ...

Published: Wednesday 21 September 1949
Newspaper: The Tatler
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1398 | Page: 16, 17 | Tags: Illustrations  Photographs 


... knowledge that one will inevitably end up in the same cul-de-sac. Whether the discussion concerns itsell with the Chinese Civil War or the personality of King Farouk or the atom bomb or what Senor Miranda of the Argentine said last year, it will irresistibly ...


... Works until the series ends. Round-the-lsland Races at Cowes on July 9. These photographs were taken by the Television Film Unit for B.B.C. News Reel probably the first sailing race to be televised. (A double-page of pictures of this popular event appears ...

Some Portraits in Print: Being the lucubrations of your most obedient scribe, Mr. Gordon Beckles

... welcome symbol for good Europeans, for has she not followed the traditional Grand Tour which the Continent knew in its more civilized days-- that hallowed itinerary which, inter alia, dotted Europe with Bristol hotels and the legend of the English milord ...

Published: Wednesday 08 June 1949
Newspaper: The Tatler
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1702 | Page: 4, 5 | Tags: Illustrations 


... momentary glow at the thought that she has a vote. Yet it was 1928 before women of twenty-one received the franchise of the United Kingdom, ten years earlier before it was timidly granted to women of thirty. Women became entitled to sit in Parliament in ...

Published: Saturday 01 October 1949
Newspaper: Britannia and Eve
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1525 | Page: 27, 83 | Tags: Illustrations 


... death was not considered worth a mention in a single news-sheet. This man had shaken a throne, he had threatened a nation with civil war,, he had played a not-inconsiderable part in bringing about the Glorious Revolution. He had been the companion of kings ...