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SARASATE

... his first appearance in London, at the Crystal Palace, and at the age of twenty-seven he had made the tour of Europe, the United States, and South America. He holds the Grand Cross of Isabel la Catolica of Spain, which gives him the title of Excellency ...

Published: Wednesday 21 March 1894
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1515 | Page: 21, 22 | Tags: Photographs 

CINEMA CAMEOS

... Cornish fishing-village of Trevannick and the Breton harbour of Lanec, both names of locations used in the story. Ealing Studios' unit spent twelve weeks at Mevagissey during the shooting of the exteriors of the film. The local fisherfolk were used in many sequences ...

Published: Wednesday 05 September 1945
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 2067 | Page: 10, 11 | Tags: Photographs 

THE CONFESSIONS OF A NONSENSE-POET

... to be a Bachelor of Science, yet I have had my whack of civil engineering, and all the good my four years of study and iny three years at the draughting-table did me was to prove I was no civil engineer, but merely an incipient nonsense-poet. I did my ...

Published: Wednesday 22 June 1898
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1512 | Page: 25 | Tags: Photographs 

Our Motley Notes

... visitors it will be less easy to sell the out-of-date slogans of our Left-wing friends. Of course, the Nationalists in the Civil War, by paying small attention to propaganda, have only themselves to blame that such a fantastic picture of their country ...

THE IRONY OF THE TWO MAYFLOWERS

... cost of £160,000. Her tonnage is 1800, and her length 321 feet-- in fact, she could take the old Mayflower inside her. The United States bought her during the present crisis for £100,000, and she is now being fitted up as a gunboat. Her handsome interior ...

Published: Wednesday 11 May 1898
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1176 | Page: 16 | Tags: Photographs 

IN THE GREAT WORLD: MR. ROOSEVELT

... member of the New York Legislature from 1882 until 1884 Leader of the minority in 1883 Leader of the House in 1884 United States Civil Service Commissioner from 1889 until 1895 President o the New York Police Force from 1895 until 1897 i Assistant Secretary ...

THE LITERARY LOUNGER: GERMANY'S STANDING ARMY IN ENGLAND

... shopkeepers, and 'tourists.' For weeks before, too, large bodies of German soldiers in civilian dress had been dribbling into the United Kingdom through every available port. And the arms, the ammunition, and the uniforms what of them At three o'clock on the ...

A TEA -CUP IN A STORM--THE LONELY LONDONERS

... DAUGHTER OF THE UNITED STATES AMBASSADOR TO SPAIN MR- AND MRS. KERMIT ROOSEVELT, THE NEWLY WED, AND PEOPLE AT THEIR MARRIAGE. The wedding of Mr. Kermit Roosevelt, son of ex-President Roosevelt, and Miss Belle Wyatt Willard, daughter of the United States Ambassador ...

SMALL TALK OF THE WEEK

... pened is that the aid of the United States Government to finance the project has been invoked. Private enterprise has failed as signally in this instance as in the case of the Panama Canal, and the Secretary of the United States Treasury, Mr. Lyman Gage ...

Published: Wednesday 21 December 1898
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 10362 | Page: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 | Tags: Illustrations  Photographs 

SMALL TALK

... my own State. If South Africa is ever to be united commercially, legally, or, as the Ultima Thule under the same flag, there must be a definite amount of intercommunity of sentiment between the various units of its life. He told the Joliannesburgers AVe ...

Published: Wednesday 04 November 1896
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 5263 | Page: 10, 13, 14, 16 | Tags: Illustrations  Photographs 

HAIL, COLUMBIA!: THE AMERICAN INVASION

... wishes them a real good time in London. This invasion is desirable on many grounds, for the friendly relations between the United States and Great Britain have never been more cordial than they have been during the Presidency of Mr. McKinley. To take the ...

THE LITERARY LOUNGER

... a newly-formed unit. The Signals operate and maintain communication between the guns searchlights R.A.F., and Observer Corps. They also fulfil similar duties in respect of administrative communication between the division and other units inside the division ...