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Sunbeams out of Cucumbers: SUNBEAMS OUT OF CUCUMBERS

... because, heaven knows, we need them. Whet her Tariff Reformers or Free Traders, we all want a united England and a united Empire, even before we want a United States of Europe. And we want to know just whom we are to trust with the England we have all ...

SMALL TALK OF THE WEEK

... that corporation as a ruling body. He early foresaw the possibilities of Canada, and has held many of the high academic and civil offices in the Dominion. In 1886 he was created K.C.M.G., and was raised to the peerage on the occasion of the Diamond Jubilee ...

Published: Wednesday 10 May 1899
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 9356 | Page: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16 | Tags: Illustrations  Photographs 

HORS D'ŒUVRES

... the case is altered. Germany and the United States stand ready to snatch and able to keep any hit of trade, any style of manufacture, in which our superiority wanes for an instant. France, with Russia and the United States and Germany following in the ...

Published: Wednesday 10 November 1897
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1073 | Page: 37 | Tags: Photographs 

AMERICAN MEN OF MARK

... unexpected, which plays so important a part in American life, happens, Mr. William McKinley will still be the first citizen of the United States for the next four years, as he has been during the last four. Much has been written about him from time to time, and ...

Published: Wednesday 31 October 1900
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1164 | Page: 4 | Tags: Photographs 

SMALL TALK of the WEEK

... dore Roosevelt as Boss of the United States on Saturday last suggested the installa tion of a King rather than a Pre sident, and aroused all the more interest in consequence. A great procession of twenty thousand civil and military delegates from nearly ...

Published: Wednesday 08 March 1905
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 3889 | Page: 7, 8, 9, 10 | Tags: Photographs 

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... Cambridge v. Harlequins, Cambridge. United Services (Portsmouth) v. Old Paulines, Portsmouth. Assoc. Football. F.A. Cup Competition, 4th. Round. Scotland v Ireland (Amateur), Greenock. Barclays Bank v. Midland Bank. Civil Service v. Bank of England. Hockey ...

Published: Wednesday 18 January 1933
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 309 | Page: 39 | Tags: Other  Photographs 

THE R.A.F. IN THE IMMEDIATE FUTURE

... by the R.A.F. people, nothing would please them better than to have the chance of taking it out of Bolsheviks of any sort. Civil Aerial However, all sorts of serious and important people are thinking about post-war aviation, so it really looks as if something ...

SMALL TALK of the WEEK

... from 1889 till 1892 he was United States Minister to France; he was Republican candidate for the Vice- Presidency in 1892; and was one of the Commissioners at the Paris Conference for the Treaty of Peace between the United States and Spain. He may, without ...

Published: Wednesday 04 January 1905
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 3142 | Page: 7, 8, 9 | Tags: Illustrations  Photographs 

SMALL TALK of the WEEK

... his native country, serving in the Civil War, acting as Governor of Tennessee, and as Com missioner of Pensions at Washington. Some nine years ago he stood second in the balloting for the Vice-Pre sidency of the United States. His two pretty and clever ...

THE LITERARY LOUNGER: A FATAL BLEND OF INDIAN AND SPANISH: THE MEXICANS AND THEIR LEADERS

... strongest man, says Mr. Fyfe (in effect to thc United States), after the British way in India. With a strong army e und him, peace may return to this interesting country very close to bankruptcy and torn by civil war. The Real Mexico. By Hamilton Fyfe. ...

LI HUNG CHANG

... the then Mayor, and asked him if he had fought in the Civil War. No, explained the Mayor. You see, my brother was in the Army, but I stayed at home in order to take rare of the family, and was in civil life. I see, replied the Celestial you were a very ...

Published: Wednesday 28 November 1900
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1222 | Page: 27 | Tags: Photographs 

SMALL TALK

... The story of his succession is singular. Lord Fairfax descends from that Fairfax who led a Parliamentary Army in the great Civil War, and beat the Rovalists at Marston Moor. Another ancestor vook a part in promoting the ever-glorious Revolution of 1688 ...