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Centenaries Of 1950

... Westminster Bridge is known to all. In 1843, on the death of Southey, he was appointed Poet Laureate, and was in receipt of a Civil List pension from 1842 until his death. A great sportsman is remembered in Sir Thomas Lipton, who, born in Glasgow in 1850 ...

A Bouquet for B.O.A.C

... traditional British dowdiness. The B.O.A.C. should get someone over from Paris to put them right. IF air pilots talked like Civil Servants, they would sometimes put the view that clouds were redundant. They are things that get in the way of aeroplanes. ...

WORLD AFFAIRS AT THE START OF 1950: A Survey of the Foreign News in Pictures

... Automobile Club of Portugal ISRAEL DEFIES THE UNITED NATIONS DECISION TO INTERNATIONALISE JERUSALEM BY TRANSFERRING MORE MINISTRIES TO THE HOLY CITY Left-- Francis B. Sayre (Uy| States), J. Fletcher Cooke (United Kingdom), Fadhil Al Jamali (Iraq), Raul Noriega ...

Published: Saturday 07 January 1950
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 806 | Page: 14, 15 | Tags: Graphic  Photographs 

SINEWS OF PEACE SINEWS OF WAR

... the turn of the year President Truman decided upon I sending military and civil advisers to Formosa, where the Nationalists are planning their last stand. The Nationalists I still hold command of the China Seas, but on the mainland their war effort is ...

Published: Saturday 07 January 1950
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 461 | Page: 5 | Tags: Graphic  Photographs 

HER SOCIAL JOURNAL: Court news

... tulle. Among others I saw in the audience that evening were Mrs. A. V. Alexander, President of the Fund, the Minister for Civil Aviation, Lord Pakenham, with several members of his young family. Sir Weldon and Lady Dalrymple- Champneys, Miss Peggy Churchard ...

Published: Wednesday 11 January 1950
Newspaper: The Tatler
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1818 | Page: 20, 21 | Tags: Photographs 

THE EMPIRE THAT DECLINES TO GROW LESS: What the Portuguese have they Hold

... has virtually ceased to exist for the time being, at any rate. Its former chief component parts are being supervised by the United Nations pending their independence, although attempts to manoeuvre this into some form of continued control are to be expected ...

Published: Saturday 14 January 1950
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1852 | Page: 10 | Tags: Photographs 

THE WAY OF THE WORLD: A SURVEY OF THE FOREIGN NEWS IN PICTURES

... n occupied by the Allied High Commission, contacted, just before Christmas, the Commander of the Frankfurt Military Post (United States Army), telling him that she felt disturbed by the noise of the gun which broke her crockery. The gun was fired every ...

Published: Saturday 14 January 1950
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 941 | Page: 14, 15 | Tags: Graphic  Photographs 

PEOPLE: SOME PERSONALITIES IN THE WORLD'S NEWS

... Government which will dissolve the Chamber and proclaim the date of the General Election (February 19). His Cabinet consists ot Civil Servants, except for Mr. Stephanopulos, the Populist, who will continue to preside over E.CA. affairs. Mr. Theotokis, who has ...

Published: Saturday 21 January 1950
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 857 | Page: 30 | Tags: Photographs 

From LONDON and the PROVINCES: The Home News in Pictures

... Williams, Labour M.P. for. BRITAIN'S FIRST CIVIL DEFENCE COLLEGE AT SUNNINGDALE PARK, NEAR ASCOT Left Mr. Chuter Ede, the Home Secretary, addresses distinguished guests and students at J opening of the first permanent Civil Defence Staff College at Sunningdale ...

Published: Saturday 04 February 1950
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1004 | Page: 26, 27 | Tags: Graphic  Photographs 

THE APOLLO and its FUTURE: A CIVIL Air Liner Awaits Orders

... the engine nacelles carry the tail unit. Two 1,600 h.p. Gnome-Rhone engines supply the power. The fuel tanks are carried in the centre section THE CAMEL OF THE SKIES THIS MODIFIED CONSTELLATION IS BEING USED BY THE UNITED STATES NAVY TO TEST EARLY-WARNING ...

Published: Saturday 11 February 1950
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 965 | Page: 20, 21 | Tags: Graphic  Photographs 

FROM BOW STREET TO FLEET STREET: A Varied Selection of New Autobiographies, Reminiscences and Novels

... during which Miss Mead visited and investigated many societies and types of community in the South Sea Islands. Her native United States and the normal and accepted customs obtaining there have also been the subject of her almost life-long study as an ...

Published: Saturday 11 February 1950
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1458 | Page: 34 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

THE OTHER SPAIN THIS SIDE OF THE PYRENEES: South-Western France, The Home of the Exiles of the Spanish Civil War

... Ever since the end of the Spanish Civil War there have been two Spains in Europe. On one side of the Pyrenees flourishes the Spain of General Francisco Franco, on the other side, on the soil of France, the other Spain exists-- in misery and bitterness ...

Published: Saturday 18 February 1950
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1059 | Page: 24, 25 | Tags: Photographs