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SMALL TALK OF THE WEEK

... this year it amounted to more than a million men. This number, of course, includes Volun teers, Militia, and Yeomanry in the United Kingdom, and various colonial Militia bodies. Few people know what a large force is main tained in India. Thus, besides the ...

Published: Wednesday 31 August 1898
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 7609 | Page: 7, 8, 9, 10, 13, 14, 15 | Tags: hats  Illustrations  Photographs 

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 

SMALL TALK

... Richard Oobden [it continues] once said that not one in ten of the fellows of Oxford University, if they had a map of the United States before them, could tell where Chicago was, or come within a thousand miles of it, although 25 per cent, of the inhabitants ...

Published: Wednesday 22 January 1896
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 6753 | Page: 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 | Tags: Illustrations  Photographs 

THE NURSES OF HER MAJESTY'S ''TOMMIES.: WHAT THE QUEEN SAW AT NETLEY

... soldiers and of her own womankind. To the beautiful simplicity of the regulation garb of the civil nurse grey costume, white apron, cuffs, and collar it unites the piquancy of a small scarlet cape barely covering the shoulders. That small red item dis ...

Published: Wednesday 07 December 1898
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1218 | Page: 29 | Tags: 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

... Mr. Terry. THE CIVIL SERVICE VOLUNTEERS IN I860. From an Old Print. A CHINESE DRAGON THAT KEEPS OFF EVIL SPIRITS. Photo by Mrs. Smith, Marysville, California. A TWELVE- YEAR-OLD 1'ROT£G6 OF MELBA'S. Photo by Talma, Melbourne. THE CIVIL SERVICE VOLUNTEERS ...

Published: Wednesday 05 July 1899
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 9040 | Page: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 | Tags: Illustrations  Photographs 

Our Motley Notes

... flourished under a Queen (tactfully overlooking a lady called Matilda, who had a pretty tough time and plunged the country into civil war). It has been gratifying to see that even those newspapers who were subtly narking the Queen (vide my notes a fortnight ...

Published: Wednesday 27 February 1952
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1834 | Page: 8, 9 | Tags: Photographs 

SMALL TALK OF THE WEEK

... is not under the complete control of the police. At present certain of llin onrwl nonnlo nf I I t Lambeth are uniting, or trying to unite, for the purpose of clearing off some of the ruffians who infest their less-frequented streets and do not hesitate ...

Published: Wednesday 10 August 1898
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 9296 | Page: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 | Tags: Photographs 

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 ...