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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

ALL ABROAD

... twenty-six chosen by the provinces in proportion to population. The clericals in Hungary are contemplating the formation of a united Catholic party in Parliament. The Pope, it is said, will issue an encyclical on the politico-religious situation. Archbishop ...

Published: Wednesday 02 August 1893
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 677 | Page: 10 | Tags: none

SMALL TALK

... the country are worthy of a very substantial support. The Scottish American monument to the memory of those who fell in the Civil War is all very well in its way. All the same, we could do with something of the kind elsewhere. The last time I paid a visit ...

Published: Wednesday 13 September 1893
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 4393 | Page: 13, 14, 15 | Tags: Illustrations  Photographs 

THE LAST OF THE DEFOES

... interest on my behalf it was some few years ago that Lord Beacons- field obtained for my 3 sisters then living a pension from the civil listtwo of them lias since died I at that time applied but could not succed I am in 73rd year partly paralysised having had ...

Published: Wednesday 27 September 1893
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 756 | Page: 5 | Tags: Illustrations 

SMALL TALK

... exceeding any that your County Court judges possess. He is the Judge Ordinary of the bounds. He has both a civil and a criminal jurisdiction. In civil cases his powers are almost the same as the Supreme Court. He can try cases in his Ordinary Court up to ...

Published: Wednesday 25 October 1893
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 3878 | Page: 12, 13, 14 | Tags: Photographs 

THE PANORAMA OF THE WEEK

... coalition, and probably will also be a stop-gap. The silver purchase clauses in the Sherman Act are to be repealed in the United States. The debate, which has shown the short tempers and long tongues of the senators, came at last to an end. M. Paderewski ...

Published: Wednesday 08 November 1893
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 1794 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

NOTES FROM THE EXCHANGE

... movement in the official minimum before long. The two events of the week have been the triumph of the honest dollar men in the United States and the victory of the Chartered Company. The importance of the gold bugs' success had been amply discounted a few ...

Published: Wednesday 08 November 1893
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 1019 | Page: 51 | Tags: Letter 

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... PORTRAIT AND MAP. Demy 8vo, 16s. TRAVELS IN INDIA A HUNDRED YEARS AGO with a visit to the United States. Being Notes and Reminiscences by THOMAS TWINING, a civil servant of the Honourable East India Company, preserved by his Son, Thomas Twining, of Twickenham ...

Published: Wednesday 29 November 1893
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Advertisement | Words: 1512 | Page: 42 | Tags: none

LAST WEEK'S PARIS

... day. The event of the week has been the civil marriage of Mdlle. Marie Therese de Luynes to the Due d'Uzes, at the Mairie, Rue de Grenelle. By this marriage two of the greatest families of France will be united once more. Naturally, from the high position ...

Published: Wednesday 17 January 1894
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 947 | Page: 8 | Tags: none

THE PANORAMA OF THE WEEK

... Islands by the United States was uncalled for was carried. The Morning Advertiser celebrated its centenary to-day Thursday. by publishing a facsimile of its first number. The paper is dealt with elsewhere in our issue. Mr. Robertson, Civil Lord of the Admiralty ...

Published: Wednesday 14 February 1894
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 1609 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

THE PANORAMA OF THE WEEK

... Rosebery. It has been expunged. Much damage has been done all over Germany by the gale. Many lives have been lost. In the United States an enormous amount of destruction has been wrought, especially on railways. The National Liberal Federation had the ...

Published: Wednesday 21 February 1894
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 1638 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

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