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LETTERS TO EDITOR. DUNDEE MAGISTRATES AND ROYALTY. TO THE EDITOR OF THE DUNDEE COURIER. Sir,—l thipk that you ..

... were ahsoulutelv devoid of anything approaching enthusiasm. They went for the same reason that they would have gone to see Persian Shah, an Indian Nabob, or a King Cetawayo; and, looking upon the spectacle, I was forcibly reminded of the truth of Thomas Carlyle's ...

Published: Monday 22 June 1891
Newspaper: Dundee Courier
County: Angus, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 264 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

OLDEST GAME in the WORLD

... creation. There seems to be no doubt that it came to Europe from the East, and way of Persia. The word chess comes from the Persian shah, meaning king, and shah mat (checkmate), the king is dead. First Tournament. At the beginning of the last century ...

Published: Thursday 04 January 1934
Newspaper: Dundee Evening Telegraph
County: Angus, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 349 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

FANCY DRESS BALL AT PITLOCHRY

... (Jazz Pierrette): Mrs A. C. Balfour (French Maid); Miss Dawbarn (Joan of Arc). The gentlemen included Mr J. M. Lowrie (Persian Shah); Mr W. D. Butler (Esquimaux); Mr D. T. Brown (Sheikh); Mr J. I). Latta (Nurse with Pram) ; Mr G. W. Plummer (Harry Lauder); ...

Published: Saturday 10 September 1921
Newspaper: Dundee Courier
County: Angus, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 430 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

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

NOTES—MAINLY PERSONAL

... membership the Independent Order of Good Templars 110,125, whom 49,904 are juveniles. The Sultan of Turkey ha* 500 wivea, tbs Persian Shah 400, ths King Siam 600. and th* King Ashantee 5000. __ Sir William Harcourt reads anything and everything, for next to ...

Published: Thursday 06 April 1893
Newspaper: Dundee Evening Telegraph
County: Angus, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 1355 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

England

... after which he will spend the winter at one of the German baths. A very reasonable and eligible offer has been made the Persian Shah to the French Emperor, offering him the Protectorate of the East, and calling his attention to the favourable opportunity ...

Published: Wednesday 16 June 1858
Newspaper: Dundee Courier
County: Angus, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 2598 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

THE ARRIVAL OF THE SHAH

... the entire mass of spectators were seized with an irrepressible desire to look out to sea, and to express a wish that the Persian Shah would come. The day being hazy, it was some time before the distinct outline of the escorting ships could be detected by ...

Published: Thursday 19 June 1873
Newspaper: Dundee Courier
County: Angus, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 3949 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

ARREST OF FAMOUS ANARCHIST

... Malatesta. A little later Malatesta appeared in Paris, and almost immediately there were two at- ' tempts on the life of the Persian Shah, then in Paris. A shot at the French President followed. In Switzerland and Belgium riots attended his coming. In Germany ...

Published: Tuesday 19 October 1920
Newspaper: Dundee Courier
County: Angus, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 469 | Page: 6 | Tags: none

CHESS

... civilised world. It is still commonly played Asia, and the name by which ia known most languages is a corruption of the Persian Shah or King. The board upon is played similar to that for draughts, with 64 squares. Each player must have white square his ...

Published: Saturday 14 April 1900
Newspaper: Dundee Evening Telegraph
County: Angus, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 773 | Page: 5 | Tags: none

Dean M'Neile still lies in very critical condition. The death is announced, at the age 79, of Mrs Sarah Faraday,

... English complexions rather throws a doubt upon the fog theory.—Evening Standard. Phlegmatic Orientals. —The phlegmatic Persian Shah who declined to to the Derby because it was already known to him that one horse faster than another was a good deal like ...

Published: Tuesday 21 January 1879
Newspaper: Dundee Courier
County: Angus, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 3100 | Page: 5 | Tags: none

THE ARRIVAL OF THE SHAH

... heard the entire mass of spectators were seized with irrepressible desire to look out to sea, and to express wish that the Persian Shah would come. The day being hazy, it was some time before the distinct outline of the escorting ships could be detected by ...

Published: Friday 20 June 1873
Newspaper: Dundee Courier
County: Angus, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 3892 | Page: 6 | Tags: none

LETTERS TO EDITOR

... absoulutely devoid of any- thing approaching enthusiasm. They went for the same reason that they would have gone to see a Persian Shah, au Indian Nabob, or a King Ceca- wayo; and, looking upon the spectacle, I was forcibly reminded of the truth of Thomas ...

Published: Monday 22 June 1891
Newspaper: Dundee Courier
County: Angus, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 5317 | Page: 2 | Tags: none