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CIVIL, NAVAL & MILITARY TAILORS

... Tailors and Outfitters to both British and United Stales Naval and Military Forces. Estimates and Patterns Forwarded on Request. 'Phones Victoria 7908, 7909. Telegrams Fittedness Sowest London. ...

Published: Wednesday 20 February 1918
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Advertisement | Words: 27 | Page: 33 | Tags: Illustrations 

SMALL TALK OF THE WEEK: The Queen's Visit to Ireland; The Tact of Our Sovereign; Her Majesty's Reception in ..

... the country for the Continent, it may be stated, on high authority, that there is no precedent for the Sovereign leaving the United Kingdom during time of war, except to take the field or as the guest of an ally, as was the case when Her Majesty and Prince ...

Published: Wednesday 21 March 1900
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 7732 | Page: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 | Tags: Photographs 

THE HAPPIEST DAYS OF YOUR LIFE

... pace, and an all-round competence that is a credit to the entire cast and production unit. The story of how, owing to an error by the Ministry of Education (Resettlement Department), a girls' school was sent to share accommo dation with a boys' school was ...

Published: Wednesday 29 March 1950
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 448 | Page: 34 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

H. E. SIR ALFRED SAVAGE, K.C.M.G.: Governor and Commander-in-Chief of British Guiana

... about the Domestic Sugar Agreement guaran teeing a cash crop bonus to sugar workers, and did very good work on the peasant resettlement plan known as the Seawell Project. His real concern for the good of the areas under his administration, and his active ...

Published: Wednesday 16 December 1953
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 703 | Page: 10, 11 | Tags: Photographs 

THE WING: SQUADRON REUNIONS: OFFICERS AND MEN

... experiment; but the idea of including N.C.O.s and men in an annual reunion of naval or military units is one to be commended and followed. Talki Over There are some units, ships, regiments, bat- Old nines talions, or squadrons which would only re assemble willingly ...

HORS D'OEUVRES

... State. It took long to unite the North and South of England in patriotic feeling and though similarity or diversity of race may have helped, it is probably economic reasons that make Scotland and South Wales integral parts of the United Kingdom, and leave ...

Published: Wednesday 22 July 1896
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 957 | Page: 28 | Tags: none

THE CLUBMAN

... possible the most loquacious native members of the Civil Service to be Lieutenant-Governors of the Provinces. The third act would be to pass a resolution that no Bengalis were to qualify for the Civil Service until the pre sent qualified over plus were ...

HORS D'ŒUVRES

... It is thirty years and more since the United States ended the great Civil War, and tliose who took part in that conflict and knew what war really is have, to a great extent, passed out of active life. The United States Pension List looks as if there were ...

Published: Wednesday 08 January 1896
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 869 | Page: 18 | Tags: none

CINEMA CAMEOS. By C. A. LEJEUNE

... sets about organising his resources. Civil construction engineers dig pits and slit trenches Air-raid drills are made com- pulsory. A special J apanes envoy, on his way to Washing ton, is welcomed with a sceptics civility. But the defence plans continue. ...

THE LITERARY LOUNGER

... THE LITERARY LOUNGER. By L. P. HARTLEY. THE American Civil War has proved a popular subject for fiction on both sides of the Atlantic. Like most wars before the Great War, it was, or could without undue stretch of imagination, be thought to be romantic ...

Published: Wednesday 23 March 1938
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 2228 | Page: 44, 46 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

SMALL TALK OF THE WEEK

... daughter of Sir James Clolland Burns, late of Glenlee, Hamilton. By the time this appears, Mr. Choate, the new Ambassador for the United States to the Court of St. James s, will have landed, for he left New York early last week. He may expect a hearty welcome ...

Published: Wednesday 01 March 1899
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 10982 | Page: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 | Tags: Illustrations  Photographs 

PARLIAMENT: BY A CAUTIOUS CONSERVATIVE

... the present members of the Civil Service in Ireland A sort of air of unreality, however, hung about the whole discussion. Mr. Balfour's proposal to make the Imperial Government at once find English posts for any Irish civil servants who are denuded of ...

Published: Wednesday 26 July 1893
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 985 | Page: 47 | Tags: none